LIST OF PATENTS Issued from the United States Patent Office for the week ending March 31, of interest to firemen. Specially reported for THK FIREMAN’S JOURNAL by Geo. R. Byington, solicitor of patents, Washington, D. C. David S. Thomas, North Platte, Neb., fire escape. Charlie E. Mark, Flint, Mich., hose coupling. James R. Smith, Chicago, Ill., fire extinguisher. Same “ fire extinguishing compound. Robert M. Wilson, New York city, fire escape ladder.