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ANNUAL CONVENTION OF VIRGINIA FIREMEN HELD IN ALEXANDRIA

Issue 18 and Volume 80.

ANNUAL CONVENTION OF VIRGINIA FIREMEN HELD IN ALEXANDRIA Many Prizes Awarded at Tournament— History of Alexandria Department—Meet Next fear in Ocean View—Date Not Set ALEXANDRIA, VA., one of the most historical cities in the United States, entertained the forty-first annual convention, of the Virginia State Firemen’s Association. Many firemen attended and the local committee arranged a round of entertainment for the visitors. The convention officially opened on August 24 with a business meeting at the Elks’ Club. In the afternoon there was a sightseeing trip to Washington and the immediate section, and a band concert was arranged for the evening. The convention parade took place on the afternoon of the 25th and was followed by a barbecue. In the evening there was a burlesque parade and street dance. The tournament took place on Friday with a swimming meet in the municipal swimming pool in the afternoon and a foot race…

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