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INTERESTING TOPICS PRESENTED AT NATIONAL FIREMEN’S CONVENTION

Issue 24 and Volume 75.

INTERESTING TOPICS PRESENTED AT NATIONAL FIREMEN’S CONVENTION Important Resolutions Adopted—Nine State Firemen’s Associations Represented—Practical Addresses and Paper Read and Discussed—New Officers Elected WITH a large attendance and with nine state firemen’s associations represented, the National Firemen’s Association held its twenty-sixth annual convention at Lima, Ohio, on May 20 to 22. Two important resolutions were adopted at the convention. One, that the National Firemen’s Association go on record in favor of establishing firemanic scholarships in the leading universities of the respective states, and another that it be brought to the attention of the fire apparatus manufacturers that a standard for the proper distance of fire ladder rungs be adopted. At the present time, the resolution stated, no two manufacturers build ladders alike. Addresses Made at the Convention Several practical addresses were made. H. E. Fritz, of the Ohio State University delivered a good address on “Chemical Fire Hazards” and the discussion…

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