Leadership

Lay Cornerstone of New Boston Fire Alarm

Issue 6 and Volume 76.

Lay Cornerstone of New Boston Fire Alarm Mayor James M. Curley, of Boston, Mass., on Thursday, July 24, officiated at the laying of the cornerstone for the new fire alarm telegraph headquarters opposite Westland Avenue in the Fenway. Rapid progress is being made in the construction of the building which will cost more than $600,000. Fire Commissioner Theodore A. Glynn acted as master of ceremonies and introduced Rev. Fr. Daniel D. Ryan, of St. Cecilia’s Church, who offered prayer for the officers and men of the fire-fighting force. Mayor Curley made an address in which he told of the need for the new central alarm office and paid tribute to Chief John O. Taber for the high state of efficiency of the Boston fire department. Alfred Davenport, former president of the Boston Board of Fire Underwriters also spoke briefly. Among those present at the ceremonies were Mayor Curley, Fire Commissioner…

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