Issue 5 and Volume 1884 14.

MEN AND THINGS. The new Silsby steam fire engine contracted for by the city of Gloucester will be publicly tested there on Saturday, the date of the issue of this paper, at two o’clock in the afternoon. Frank M. Baker & Co., the well-known manufacturers and dealers in ribbon badges and fire supplies, at Owego, are doing a good business. Mr. Baker has a fine hand-book and catalogue of ribbon badges, gold and silver trimmings and supplies, a copy of which, we believe, he would be glad to send to any fireman on application. As will be seen from their advertisement in another column, the Cassedy Coupling Company has located its business office in Philadelphia, having removed from Cape May. We have heretofore called attention to the merits o this coupling, which is a safe, quick and handy one, and, as both end pieces are alike, it avoids the delays…

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