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FIRE FIGHTERS WIN RECORD. Engine Company No. 21, of Colored Men, Given Credit for Fastest Work in First Battalion- Credit for the fastest work in the first battalion of the Fire department has been con ferred by First Assistant Fire Marshal Musham upon a company of colored men ia the Chicago Engine company No. 21 Its record was one minute and fifty-eight seconds for a run of 200 feet and laying 300 feet of hose. The men were in their bunks when the starting signal was given. The roster of the- company is as follows: Captain Jeremiah Herlihy, Lieutenant Richard T. Corson. Engineer Louis Palmer. Assistant Engineer Patrick F. Muleahy. Pipemen Joseph C. Wlckllffe, Frank right, U. p.amsey, vv. c. Mithern. Drivers Marshall Wand and Anthony Makin. Captain Herlihy is the only white man In the company. He was formerly Captain of engines No. 11 and No. 32. The colored company was organized shortly after the fira of 1S71.