Albert E. Guineas Re-elected The presidency of the Uniformed Firemen’s Association in New York has been contested for the first time. It resulted in the re-election of firemen Albert E. Guinness of H. & L. Co., 118 by a majority of 1,754 out of 4,254 votes cast. There was a complete opposition ticket in the field. All of the 320 companies in the department were represented excepting eight. These companies were either late in sending the ballots to the office of the association or the ballots were void or protested. Only one of the present administration was defeated ; otherwise the present cabinet was re-elected. New Pumper in Cranston, R. I.—A new triple combination pumper has been placed in service in Cranston, R. I.