Issue 6 and Volume 8.

FIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS —We are indebted to Captain Hiram R. Williamson of the Worcester (Mass.) Protective Department for a copy of his report for the year ending June 1. —The programme of the firemen’s tournament, to be held at Bangor, Me., Sept. 3 and 4, under the auspices of the Eastern Maine State fair, includes a hose race, hub and hub hose reel race, hand engine contest, hook and ladder companies contest, chief engineers’ foot race and individual foot races. The cash prizes will aggregate nearly $1000. No entrance fee will be charged. General Jos. S. Smith, chief marshal, Bangor, Me , can give further information. —Chief 1). J. Swenie of the Chicago Fire Department gives notice to intending visitors to the convention of the National Association at Detroit that he has made arrangements for a very low fare for the trip from Chicago to Detroit and return. The Chicago…

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