PERSONALS. William T. Redfield and Ralph W. Cutler, former fire commissioners of Hartford, Conn., were dined and presented with a silver loving cup each by their associates. G. W. Irmisch, of Lindenhurst (L. I.), N. Y., foreman of Union hook and ladder company, has been appointed a justice of the peace by the Babylon town board. A. J. Wiley, an engineer well known in Idaho by bis many works, especially on the Swan falls dam and the Payette power plant, goes to Wyoming to superintend the building of a big dam for Cheyenne. The waterworks system of Berlin is turning out to be a paying concern to the municipality. 1 luring the twelve months from April 30, 1901, to April 30, 1902, the expenses were $1,762.62, while the receipts for water were $2,661, with other sources of revenue bringing the total receipts up to $2,709.32.