Neptunes Firemen Fair
I I J "HOOKS" TONIGHT. They will Try to Break the Record at the Firemen's Fair - Some Gossip Heard lu the Armory. The Neptune Engine company turned out in grand style at the i iremen s fan - Saturday evening. The Ringgold band headed the procession, followed by a large force of the Neptunes. Then came the P. O. S. of A., drum corps followed bv contingents from the Cen tury's and Wm. Conneirs. Uuth's band bringing up the rear. There was a large crowd of fun makers, the girls were lively and animated, and the firemen made a big run on the Countess, and Vera. The Dewey plates sold well, and the floral booth divided honors with the bric - a - brac counters. General Manager McQuivey had a great time with the fishing pond, and the wheel of fortune men did a roaring business. The concert put up by the Ringgold band drew the crowd, and the firemen's blue uniforms mingled with the pink, bine and white dresses of the ladies, the whole surorundin'gs showing a blaze of color. It was a bubbling and laughing scene, and money changed hands every minute. It was a most successful Neptune Neptune evening. 'Eonight the firsi rehearsal of the children's children's carnival next Saturday will take place at ii: - T in the afternoon, when all children invited are requested to be present. The Hook and Ladder boys will have a big turn out tonight, w ith Bauer's full band, and contingents from the Niagara's Niagara's of Pittston. the Xeptunes of Dun - more, and the Taylorville hose company All the central city lire companies will be represtiued in the parade. Foreman Harry May has arranged an attractive programme.