-The Manirán] AJvrrti f er says: "In- vitations havo been iasued to all tlie . Oanadian Ere brigades, and all j pnnies north of tínítimore and east of Detroit, to visit tliis city i uring the . weck of the festivities, nnd compete for ' prizes to be given away to the vahie of $775 in all. A beautitul silver trompet, j valued at $225, the gift of T. E. Blackwel!, Es'q., will be competed for by the Hontreal coropanies, who aro not tó ompete for nny of the other prizes. he Montreal prize shall be for ti, o ornpany which shall lay down a ertain length of hose and play the vater quickest.