LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON PENSION BILL. Chief Henry R. Yates, of the Schenectady fire department, writes to FIRE AND WATER ENGIEERING that the following committee has been appointed by Chief Hogg, president of the New York State Association of Fire Engineers, to act as a committee in accordance with the resolutions of their last meeting at Binghamton. This committee is to be known as a legislative committee on a pension hill. It consists of Chief M. E. Higgins, Albany (chairman) ; Chief John Espey, Elmira; Chief Ernew-ein, Oneida; Chief L. Briggs Rome; Chief L. J. Shadwick. Saratoga; Chief J P. Quigley. Syracuse, Chief Otto Utz. Niagara Falls; Chief John M. Dunn. Fort Edward; Chief Mack, Glens Falls; and Chief Cooney, Little halls.