Virginia State Firemens’ Convention The following addresses have been assigned for the annual convention of the Virginia State Firemen’s Association, which meets in Roanoke, Va., August 28-29-30: “Fire Prevention,” Capt. Jas. D. McNeil, president North Carolina State Firemen’s Association. Fayetteville, N. C.; “Firemen and Politics.” Capt. Jno. H. Trymier, Alexandria, Va.; “Why Water Extinguishes Fire,” Major Geo. G. Cumming, retired, secretary Virginia State Firemen’s Association, Portsmouth, Va.; “Firemen’s Tournaments,” C. M. Palmer, publisher The Firemen’s Herald, New York; “Volunteer Departments vs. Paid,” Chief R. F. McLaughlin, Norfolk, Va.; “Motor-Driven Apparatus,” Chief W. H. Joynes, Richmond. Va.; “Firemen’s Relief and Pensions,” Capt. R. C. Marshall, foreman Chambers Fire Co., Portsmouth, Pa. Never celebrate the Fourth of July by shooting toy pistols, firecrackers, Roman candles, skyrockets or other dangerous explosives.