New York Firemen Meet in Elmira

Issue 18 and Volume 80.

New York Firemen Meet in Elmira Three hundred couples attending a ball at Grotto Park marked the closing of the convention of the New York State Permanent Firemen’s Association held in Elmira, N. Y. The new officers of the association are Harold B. Nichols, Binghamton, president; Alex. J. Sutherland, Rochester, first vicepresident; Edward W. Gieselman, Syracuse, second vice-president; John L. Mohan, Auburn, third vice-president; Frank J. Evers, Troy, fourth vice-president; Albert Trausneck, Yonkers, sergeant-at-arms; Frank A. Emden, Utica, secretary-treasurer. By formal resolutions the convention favored an increase in salaries for state senators and assemblymen, the establishment ot box fire alarms in all hospitals, schools and asylums, and cooperation with the International Association of Fire Chiefs during fire prevention week in October. A standing vote of thanks was given the Elmira Fire Department, its general committee, city officials and citizens at large on the splendid treatment they have given the delegates…

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