LIST OF PATENTS, Issued from the United States Patent Office for the week ending March 1, pertaining to fire and water departments. Specially reported for FIRE AND WATER by Geo. R. Byington, solicitor of patents, Washington, D. C. Printed specifications and drawings of any patent here mentioned, will be sent to any person upon receipt of twenty-five cents. C. H. Baush, Holyoke, Mass., hydrant. L. R. Williams, Long Branch, N. J., ladder. H. S. Holland, Wilmington, Va., fire escape. E. Brautigam, Indianapolis, Ind., fire escape. P. B. Perkins, North Springfield, Mo., hydrant. G. L. Chapin, Chicago, III., hand fire extinguisher.