A NOTED VETERAN DEAD.

A NOTED VETERAN DEAD.

Philip A. Fitzpatrick, a trustee of the New York Tribune association, and for many years foreman of its pressroom, died last week at the age of seventy-eight years. He was well acquainted with Horace Greeley, John Hay, Bayard Taylor, Charles A. Dana, John Russell Young and George Ripley. He was a member of most of the Roman Catholic societies in Brooklyn, and was also a veteran fireman and a member of Big Six company. He was captain of “The Tribune Guard,” which Greeley equipped to go to the front at the time of the Civil war, and president of the Eckford club, a charter member of the Press club and a member of the City club. He leaves a wife, six daughters and two sons. One of his daughters is Mrs. John C. Kelley, jr., the wife of the secretary of the National Meter company.

D. M. Parks is chief of the reorganised fire department of Pottsfield, Me.

THE BEAUMONT HYDRANT, Manufactured by Richard Beaumont.

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