OFFICIAL TESTIMONY.

OFFICIAL TESTIMONY.

OFFICE OF EXECUTIVE BOARD,

ROCHESTER, N. Y., June 20, 1878.

Babcock Manufacturing Co. :

GENTLEMEN—Yours of recent date, requesting such expression of the merits of the Babcock Fire Engines and Extinguishers as their use by the Fire Department of this city will jastify us in giving, is received. I most cheerfully comply with your request, Your Engines and Extinguisthers have been nue in the city Fire Department for the last four years with the moststis factoy results.A e n-rderable percentage of all our fires have been exlinguis ed by their u e, They are ready at all times for | immediate use, an i can be got to work at one on reachI ing the fire, and 1 consi ler mem one of the most imp rt-ant means of extinguishing fires that we have in this DeI partment, and can rao>t confidently recommend them to i towns and cities as the mo*t powerful protection against loss and damage by fire and water that they can procure. I have been Fire Marshal of this city for the past 16 years, and speak confidently of what I know about the use of these machines. O. L. ANGEVINH,

hire Marshal City of Rochester, N. Y.

OFFICE OF SECRETARY )

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE ENGINEERS, DALLAS, Tex., July 22, 1878. )

To those desiring reduced rates to the Sixth Annual Convention over the following roads to Chicago :

Rock Island & Pacific R. R.

Louisville & Great Southern Railway.

St. Louis, Vandela, Terre Haute & Indiana R. R. Pennsylvania R. R.

Chicago, St. Louis & New Orleans R. R.

Cleveland, Columbus, Cine. & Indianapolis Railway. Texas & Pacific R. R.

Chicago & Bur?ington R. R.

Can receive information and rates by applying to the Secretary. Rates over other roads will be given as soon as heard from. HENRY^A. HILLS, Secretary.

* DALLAS, Tex., July 3T, 1878.

Rate from St. Louis to Cleveland and return, $17, via Indianapolis. HENRY A. HILLS, Secretary.

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