Montana Firemen Meet in Helena

Issue 14 and Volume 80.

Montana Firemen Meet in Helena A convention of the Montana State Firemen’s Association was held in Helena for three days commencing June 16. V. H. Steele, president of the organization, presided at the meetings. President Steele said, “The association will never take the proper place in the civic affairs of the state until its membership is increased to include every department in Montana. “Upon investigation I find that there are some ninety-two departments participating in the funds alloted for relief and pensions. If this association is to carry the burden and assume responsibility of shaping the state-wide affairs of the firemen, then it is by right, entitled to the proper recognition among its own members for such services, and I can find no excuse for any department remaining outside of the association.” Legislative matters were reviewed and the achievements of the association were discussed in detail. Dr. James F. McNamee,…

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