The National Association of Fire Engineers.

Issue 15 and Volume 1892 12.

The National Association of Fire Engineers. [SPECIAL TO FIRE AND WATER.] LOUISVILLE, OCT. 4, 1892.—What promises to be one of the most successful conventions yet held by the National Association of Fire Engineers opened on Tuesday morning under the most favorable auspices. The weather is as warm as July, and the arrangements for the accommodation of visitors by Chief Hughes are very complete. Chief engineers from all the large cities are present excepting some of the Western points, and there is more enthusiasm manifested in the proceedings than perhaps is usual on such occasions. The attendance, too, is larger than usual, the estimate at present being about 300 delegates. The members of the association assembled at the Louisville Hotel at 9 A. M. this morning and marched to the city building, where an address of welcome was made by the Mayor, and several short speeches were delivered by prominent members.…

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