Editor Fire and Water, New York:
Dear Sir—I desire to compliment yon on your recent “Convention” number. I have here in my office copies of nearly every trade Journal issued, and can nay without a particle of exaggeration that yours is far In the lead in point of make-up, artisticness and excellence of reading matter.
F. B. KEEFER, Washington, D. C.
FIRE AND WATER, published In New York, issued a beautiful souvenir number, giving an Interesting account of the recent meeting of the American Water-works Association, and publishes sketches and photo-engravings of the representative water-works men In attendance.—Wilmington (N. O.) Messenger.
“Since I have taken FIRE AND WATER 1 have subscribed for no other water-works paper, and believe to-day that yours is the best paper for waterworks superintendents, published.”
L. W. THOMPSON,
“I consider FIRE AND WATER a llrst-class medium for advertising water-works supplies.”
BINDLEY D. HUllBEbb,
Eureka Tapping Machine,
Your souvenir number for the American Waterworks Convention was A No. 1 in every respect, and cannot be beaten. I appreciate your efforts in producing so good a paper, more especially the portraits, all of which I shall have framed and hung up in our pumping station. Yon have my best wishes for your success.
Be Mars, la.
The souvenir or convention number of FIRE AND WATER, issued May 14, Is a credit not only to the enterprising publishers, bnt to class journalism. Literally, artistically and mechanically It can challenge the most captious criticism. We congratulate onr esteemed contemporary upon Its enterprise, and upon the success ot which that enterprise Is the most patent evidence.—The Architectural and Building Monthly.
It is to be noticed with approval that the excellent trade journal, FIRE AND WATER, in its write-up of this city, gives the population as being 38,000. Holyoke has at least that many people, and FIRE AND WATER is to be congratulated on knowing enough not to accept the census figures. Holyoke is a growing town .—Holyoke (Mass.) Democrat.