Issue 2 and Volume 11.

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 everyone 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 expiession to correspondents, simply requiring them to avoid personalities, and expecting them to state facts.] DETROIT, MICH. DETROIT January 2.—Still in existence, our little Department now consists of ten steam fire engines fully manned, three hook and ladder trucks, three Chemicals in reserve, one first-class and one second class steamer also a Jonah of a fire escape and of officers and men we number one hundred and fifty-seven all told, ready to battle any fiery element that may arise. There is also considerable bum about appointing…

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