Issue 17 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 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.] PROVIDENCE, R. I. PROVIDENCE, April 10.—The re-organization of the Fire Department took place April 1st. The Department consists now of a Chief, Deputy Chief, three call Assistant Engineers, Superintendent of Telegraph, one Lineman, one Batteryman and seventy-eight permanent men, nineteen of which are Captains, together with too call men. Heretofore most of the Companies had call Captains. But now the Board deem it advisable to have all Captains permanent,…

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