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Convention of International Association of Fire Engineers

Issue 19 and Volume 53.

Convention of International Association of Fire Engineers Impromptu Meeting of Board of Directors and Local Committee of Arrangements Sat sfactorily Straighten Out What Threatened to Mar the September Convention, If Not to Drive It Elsewhere—Manufacturers and Association Officials Dissatisfied With Proposed Change of Original Program Meetings to straighten out matters in connection with the coming convention of the International Association of Fire Engineers were held at the headquarters of the fire department in New York City last Wednesday. The first session to consider the nature of the tests of apparatus was held in Chief Kenlon’s office at 10:30 a. m. All the principal manufacturers of motor apparatus had representatives present, and a free discussion of their views on long pumping tests was given. The opinion of most of the manufacturers was that while they did not object to tests running up to 21 hours’ duration, they continued such long tests…

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