NEW YORK COUPLING AND SUPPLY COMPANY. This company controls the patents of the “Swift” nozzle, a fire appliance for which greater efficiency is claimed than that to be found in other pattern nozzles now before firemen. The cut below shows the nozzle throwing a straight and spray simultaneously; and on another page in this issue will be found other illustrations and descriptive data which will no doubt prove instructive as well as useful to those interested in modern fire appliances of undoubted merit. Among the directors of the Artesian Well Drilling Company, of New York city, recently incorporated at Albany. N. Y.,Jare A. E. Strong, and Robert K. Story. The capital s $10,000.