Issue 11 and Volume 10.

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 apparatusand 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.] THE ROCHESTER CONVENTION. BINGHAMTON, September 4.—I was pleased to observe your comments in last week’s JOURNAL on the Rochester Convention. I have attended several previous gatherings of the State Association, but never one where so little of interest to Firemen transpired. There was present the largest number of delegates ever assembled at a State Convention of Firemen, but the business transacted amounted to nothing. This was not the fault of…

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