Issue 24 and Volume 19.

THE NATIONAL FIRE BRICADES UNION TOURNAMENT. [Special Correspondence of FIRE AND WATER.) London Office of FIRE AND WATER, JUNE I, 1896. ISLINGTON’S Royal Agricultural hall will be filied to overflowing during the ten days of the tournament which is to be held there from the 19th to the 27th of this month, at which firemen from all parts of Europe, the United States, Canada, the Australian colonies, as well as the Indian Empire, will be present, officially or unofficially, some as mere spectators, others as participators in the various contests. The committee of the National Fire Brigades Union, under whose auspices it is to be held, have spared neither time nor money to make the affair a success,and, as the net receipts are to be devoted to the fund for the widows and orphans of deceased British firemen, there is no no doubt that the fund in question will be…

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