MEN AND THINGS. Louisville, Ky., has just added to its fire apparatus one of the celebrated Bangor extension ladders, purchased from the ladder company at Bangor, Me. Mayor Edward Hughes is the chief engineer of the Louisville Department, and a popular one he is. The town of Quitman, Ga., is happy in the possession of a 300-pound Button steamer. At its test trial, on December 18, it threw four streams over the Court House, to the great delight of all who witnessed the test. The play was made while taking water from a well twenty seven feet deep.