FircÃ At a moeting of Prolection Compnny No. 1, held trt the Engine House on Thursday, Jan. 7, M. W. Qiinckenbush wfis authorized tocollect nnd icceive moncy of thosc who feel disposed to ossist the Company in geiting new hose. Itis expected that all, feeling an interest in the fire deparlment will do their part.- We are aware that t!;e flames are nol now bursting from Ihe roofs of yojr dwellings, consequently itis a poor time to ask for aid ; but our nrotto is, " In time of peace prepare for war." M. W. QUACKENBÃSH, ' F ore man. F. E. Joxes, Aciing Scc'y.