Michigan Firemen Hold Convention

Issue 6 and Volume 76.

Michigan Firemen Hold Convention The Michigan State Firemen’s Association held its fiftieth annual convention on July 15 to 17 at Saginaw, Mich., it being the largest and most enthusiastic meeting that the association has held in many years. The subjects of the papers read and discussed ranged from the small village chief’s troubles with inadequate apparatus to schoolhouse fires and large town equipment. On Wednesday afternoon a pageant parade was held, which showed the Saginaw fire department from the days of the bucket brigade through all the stages down to the present time and emphasized its splendid modern equipment. On Monday evening in the auditorium memorial services were held and rollcall answered for one hundred Michigan firemen who have passed away during the last year. Among the veterans who were noted as being present was Ex-Chief Henry McCarty, of Fremont and Ex-Chief J. G. Bohnett, of Battle Creek, both of…

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