LIST OF PATENTS. Issued from the United States Patent Office for the week ending March 6, 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. J. West, St. Louis, Mo., fire alarm. J. H. Glasscock, Sherman, Tex., fire escape. J. L. Crafts, Somerville, Mass., truck and ladder. A. A. Smith, Newton, Mass., fire alarm signal box. E. T. Gibson, Minneapolis, Minn., police, fire and district telegraph. M. O. Parker, Rochester, N. Y., apparatus for extinguishing fires and lights in railway cars, W. C. Edwards and O. R. Sackett, Suspension Bridge, N. Y., apparatus for extinguishing fires in railway cars.