Meeting of New York State Fire Chiefs

Issue 26 and Volume 45.

Meeting of New York State Fire Chiefs Special Report of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING. The annual meeting of the New York State Firemen’s association was opened at Utica on June 16. The weather was ideal and the attendance large—about fifty of the seventy members answering to their names. The headquarters are at Bagg’s hotel. The sessions were held in the chamber of the common council. When the association was called to order by President R. A. Maxson, of Gloversville, II. R. Yates, of Schenectady, being in his place as secretary. The convention was opened with prayer by the Rev. Robert Brcnnecker. The mayor’s address centred on the arduous nature of the fireman’s life and urged the chiefs to lay aside their cares and enjoy themselves, at the same time extending a most cordial welcome. In his reply Chief John Kspey, of Elmira, said that, in looking over the list of…

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