Chief Engineer Hendrick,of New Haven, has just received from Tiffany & Co., the New York jewelers, a gold badge valued at $50, whioh is to he presented to the Sec retary of the National Fire Engineers, Chief Engineer Henry A. Hills, of Rome, Ga. The badge is of gold, and Is mounted with a wreath which encloses an oval panel on which is engraved asteam fire engine. On the traverse side the panel hears the following inscription: “Presented to Henry A. Hills by the Naiional Association ot Fire Engineers, 1877.” The bodge is set with a diamonds at its top, and also has a Masonic emblem at the same place, while at the bottom is an Odd Fellow emblem. The whole badge is suspended on a Magenta silk ribbon, to which it is pinned by a large gold pin and bar, which bears at the top a pair of fire horns,between which a flame is represented to be burning. Taken as a whole the badge is a very beau tiful affair, and the one to whom it is to be presented is worthy of it, a favorite who is highly esteemed by all tbe members of of the Chief Engineers’ Association. The badge has been forwarded to Chief Hills.
The purchase of the badge was left with Chief Hendrick, he being the Treasurer of the Association.