Issue 11 and Volume 1881 8.

WHAT THEY SAY. [THE JOURNAL does not hold itself responsible for the ideas, opinions or prejudices ex pressed 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 ot fires, fire apparatus and all that pertains to the Fire Service. To this end, we permit the greatest latitude of expiession to correspondents, simply requiring them to avoid personalities, and expecting them to state facts.] BOSTON, MASS. BOSTON, September 7.—Our ” Infernal Machine,” the fire alarm telegraph, seems of late to have reached that degree that 1 would term a total wreck. The morning reports to Headquarters from the North and South ends of the city state th it some Company went in the wrong direction, on account of the gong at the quarters striking the wrong number. This is not my week…

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