Issue 19 and Volume 4.

WHAT THEY SAY. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [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.] MOBILE, ALA. MOBILE, November4.—In my last letter I was made to say “ Lotta” twice, instead of “ Latta. In speaking of this kind of Engine, as it is about the oldest in America, 1 always like to use the well known name of ” Latta.” As a great many Hremcn in my vicinity have never seen this Engine, 1 will give a description of…

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