New York State Association.

New York State Association.

Oswego will be the mecca of New York firemen on August 21, 22, 23 and 24. The great Empire State will turn out its thousands of valiant firemen to take part in the great parade which takes place on the 24th. The tournament will occupy two days and events of the most notable character will take place The business meetings of the Association have always invited the closest attention from the delegates. While the exhibits have proven a feature of the convention, the latter promise particularly attractive this year.

The convention will be called to order by President Schlosser, who was appointed recently to fill the vacancy caused by death of O. S. Ingram. Mr. Schlosser will be nominated for a full term and will be elected.

The festivities of the week are on an elaborate scale, livery night the harbor and river will be brightly illuminated and fireworks will liven up the scene. A monster clam bake takes place on the 22d. The Pompier Corps of New York, will give daily exhibitions of their life saving act.

NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION.

NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION.

The strenuous efforts put forth by the committee having in charge the entertainment of Fire Companies at the Auburn Convention have been productive, as will be seen from the list below of the Companies which have already promised to take part in the parade, and a most successful meeting and a gorgeous display is assured. Other organizations which have as yet not definitely decided whether to attend or not remain to be heard from, and to the list should be added eight Auburn Companies. The following will surely be present and in the procession on August 19; Alert Hose Company No. 2, of Binghamton, 36 men, with Binghamton City Band; Torrent Hose Company, No. 5, of Ithaca, 30 men, with Seneca Falls Band: Wyltwick Hose Company, No. 1, of Kingston, 35 men, with Geollier’s Band ; Protective Hose Company, No. 1, of Clyde, 36 men, with Saxton’s Band ; Ahwaga Engine Company, No. 6, of Owego, 30 men, with Professor RofFs Band ; Ontario Steamer Company, No. 3, of Canandaigua, 35 men, with Pearson’s Band ; Hydrant Hose Company, No. 1, of Lockport, 35 men, with; Union Reed Band; Independent Hose Company^ No. 1, of Lyons, 21 men, Active Hose, No. 3, 20 men, and Steamer Hose, No. 2, 25 men, with Lyons Band ; Steamer and Hose Company, No. I, of Palmyra, 42 men, with Palmyra Cornet Band ; Neptune Hose Company’, No. 1, of Dryden ; Crystal Hose, No. 1, of Binghamton, 40 men, with Battery L Band ; Sexton extinguisher Company, No. 3, of Palmyra, 20 men ; Wadsworth Hose Company, No. 1, of Geneseo, 26 men, with Wadsworth Band ; Susquehanna Engine Company, No. I, of Owego, 36 men, with Tioga Hose Band ; Torrent Engine Company, No. 1, of Skaneateles, jo men, with Skaneatcles Band ; Steamer Company, No. 1, of Horselieads, 25 men, with Pioneer Hose Band ; Rescue Steamer Company’, No. 2, of Ithaca, 50 men, with La France Band ; Wide Awake Hose Company, No. 1, of Mexico, 20 men ; Emerald Hose Company, No. 4, of Courtland, 33 men, with Courtland Band ; Brewster Steamer Company, No. 1, of Weedsport, 50 men ; Red Rover Engine Company, of Seneca Ealls, and Defiance Hook and Ladder Company of Owego, with Homer Cornet Band. Not less than one thousand uniformed Firemen will be in line with their apparatus handsomely trimmed and ornamented.