Issue 10 and Volume 24.

NEW YORK FIRE GOSSIP. Flushing’s volunteer firemen, as such, are virtually of the past, and as a part of the borough of Queens—forming a portion of the Third ward, which comprises Flushing, College Point, and Whitestone—paid firemen, twenty-five in number, from the borough of Brooklyn, take their places in that ward. The sting lies in the fact that Brooklynites supersede Flushingites. Chief Delehanty, of the old Long Island City department will, it is believed, be made a battalion chief of the New York fire department, and have jurisdiction over this ward.—The two new fire companies which have been organized for service in the borough of Manhattan are engine company No. 67, One Hundred and Seventieth street, near Amsterdam avenue, and engine company No. 68. Egan avenue and Devoe street, supplementary hook and ladder truck No. 19. Foreman Joseph Moss is in command of these two companies, and Foreman Seigmas has…

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