Pages form the Past

Issue 2 and Volume 130.

Pages form the Past features [THE JOURNAL does not hold itself responsible for the ideas, opinions or prejudices expressed by its correspondents. Our policy is to give every one fair play, and our desire is to place on record the experience of practical firemen in the management of fires, fire apparatus and all that pertains to the fire service. To this end, we permit the greatest latitude of expression to correspondents, simply requiring them to avoid personalities, and expecting them to state facts.] OUR BULLETIN FROM BOSTON, BOSTON, Mass., March 17.—It is generally understood that our fire commissioners will make no more appointments to the force until the civil service rulesgo into effect. We understand that there are now a large number of applications on file at the office of the civil service commissioners for appointments in our fire department, and no doubt many a worthy man will fail to…

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