Issue 6 and Volume 4.

WHAT THEY SAY. [THE JOURNAL does not hold itself responsible for the ideas, opinions or prejudices expressed by its correspondents. Our policy is to give every one fair play, and our desire is to place on record the experience of practical Firemen in the management of fires, fire apparatus, and all that pertains to the Fire Service. To this end, we permit the greatest latitude of expression to correspondents, simply requiring them to avoid personalities, and expecting them to state facts.] LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. ELMIRA, N. Y. ELMIRA, July 29.—The past week we have had two alarms, caused by lamp explosions. The “Hooks” are improving amazingly. At the last alarm they outdid themselves. The time the alarm was sent in until they pulled out of the house was exactly 20 minutes. The members of this company have a nice fat snap. When the alarm is sounded, the men roll…

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