Issue 14 and Volume 78.

N. J. CHIEFS FIND SCHOOLS LACK FIRE-SAFEGUARDS Officers of the Association ReElected New Jersey Firemen Re-Elect Spencer as President AT the annual meeting of the New Jersey Fire Chiefs Association held at Atlantic City on September 18. it was reported that out of four hundred schools which the chiefs inspected, one-third of them were found to be lacking in proper fire-safeguards The conditions as found were forwarded to the state board of education with the request that steps betaken to equip the schools with the proper fire-safeguards. In an address made by Charles W. Weeks, deputy commissioner of labor, the statement was made that the laws against smoking in factories were being violated. He pointed out a number of serious fires during the year which could be directly attributed to this violation. The fire chiefs reelected the following officers: Charles W. Greenfield. Kearney, president; Charles Nickerson, Wildwood, vice-president; Fred H.…

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