Issue 24 and Volume 1884 14.

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 atitude of expression to correspondents, simply requiring them to avoid personalities, and expecting them to state facts.] BINGHAMTON, N. Y. BINGHAMTON, December 8.—We have had one alarm and one fire since my last. The alarm was for Haskin’s green-house, outside the city ; and as there were no hydrants, the .boys returned to iheir rooms. The fire was in Smith’s drug store, and was caused by a box of parlor matches falling on a box of brush brooms and igniting ; damage, about $100. Crystal Company…

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