Issue 5 and Volume 30.

DELUGE AND NOZZLE OUTFITS. The Star of Washington says: As a result of the trial conducted Saturday 27, July of the Eastman nozzle and deluge outfits, Chief Dutton of the fire department today gave the Eastman company an order for three of the deluge outfits and for two of the nozzle outfits, at a total cost of $500. Saturday’s trial of these fire-fighting appliances was witnessed by the district commissioners, Col. Theo. A. Bingham, the officer in charge of public buildings and grounds; Capt. Harding, assistant to the engineer commissioner; a representative of the bureau of yards and docks of the navy department; Mr. W. A. McFarland, superintendent of the water department; the assistant chiefs of the fire department, and a number of the foremen and men of the department. A representive of the Southern Railway company also witnessed the trial, aud those present expressed the greatest satisfaction with the…

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