PRESENTATION TO CHIEF FARR.
Chief Engineer Q. W. Farr, of the Corning, N. Y., fire department, has been presented by his men with a handsome, heavy, fourteen-karat gold badge. Secretary M. J. Franz, of the department, made the presentation speech, and Chief Farr, who was taken completely by surprise, replied in suitable terms. He is now serving his third term, and is considered one of the most efficient chiefs the department has ever had. He gives up a verylarge portion of his time to its advancement. The badge cost $75.