Issue 6 and Volume 1885 16.

RANDOM SPARKS —An attempt was made to burn the Court House at Laporte, Ind. —Randolph, Mass., is seriously moving for a proper water supply. —Haverhill, Mass., has just added a five-circuit fire alarm repeater. —Members of Engine Company No. 1 of the New Orleans Department have been on a visit to Chicago. —No person over thirty-five years of age will be accepted as a member of the Milwaukee (Wis.) Fire Department. —Ex-District Engineer Cunningham of Boston has been presented with a gold medal by the men lately under his command. —A recent letter printed under the What They Say department and headed Le Roy, O., should be understood to have come from Le Roy, N. Y. —The chief engineer of Birmingham, Ala., has asked the city authorities to purchase ten steam fire engines. Ten steamers ought to protect a town of 15,000 inhabitants. —A successful trial has been made of…

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