Leadership

ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE NEW YORK STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION.

Issue 8 and Volume 12.

ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE NEW YORK STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION. KINGSTON, August 24.—The Annual Convention of the State Firemen’s Association convened here on Tuesday in the large room in the upper part of the City Hall. This Convention is a great thing for Kingston and the citizens vie with each other in their proffers of hospitality to the visiting Firemen from all parts of the State. As early as Monday the public and private decorations began, and on Tuesday morning the display of bunting everywhere gave a gala aspect most pleasing to look at. On Monday night numbers of the delegates arrived and they were most cordially received at the houses of the various engine, hose and hook and ladder companies here. The parlors of some of these houses were most elegantly fitted up with rich velvet carpets and the windows heavily draped with curtains and lambrequins. Tuesday morning found a…

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