Issue 13 and Volume 1885 15.

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.] OUR BULLETIN FROM BOSTON. BOSTON, MASS., March 25.—Not long ago we suggested to our fire commissioners that they take into consideration the salaries of the officers of the department, and grade them in keeping with the work performed. This was not the first piece of advice tendered the board by your correspondent that would have been to their credit and that of the city had they profited by them,…

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