Issue 1 and Volume 36.

THE LATE CHIEF MACY. Frederick Macy, chief of the fire department of New Bedford, Mass., well known and highly respected among his brethren in the ranks of the firefighters, died in that city on June 22. He suffered from a complication of diseases, under which he sank in the seventieth year of his age. Chief Macy was a member of the International Association of Fire Engineers, at whose conventions he was a constant attendant. He was also an active member of the Massachusetts State Firemen’s association. He joined the Bedford fire department in 1856, and became its chief in 1876. The late chief was a general favorite with all that knew’ him. and not least among the firemen of New Bedford, by whom he will be sorely missed. To them, as to his mourning relatives and friends, FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING tenders its sincerest sympathy.

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