Leadership

Memorial Services at Boston

Issue 26 and Volume 59.

Memorial Services at Boston The city of Boston, Mass., held its annual firemen’s memorial services one Sunday recently. The services took place at the Firemen’s Monument, located in Forest Hills Cemetery, and were held under the auspices of the Veteran Firemen’s Association of Boston Fire and Protective Departments. Almos five hundred men marched to the secene of the services. Among the guests present were Mayor John F. Curley, Chief Peter F. McDonough and Fire Commissioner John Grady. Mayor Curley addressed the gathering, saying: “The sacrifice of human life and property has, in a large measure, been due to greed of those builders, responsible for lax of building laws, and arson fineds, whose love for money was greater than for all else. The tremendous fire losses, which in 1013 were $8,138,373, coupled with the holocaust at the Arcadia lodging house, and the Melvin apartment house, proved conclusively that agencies other than…

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