Issue 9 and Volume 84.

HAVANA IS PREPARING FOR FIRE CHIEFS’ CONVENTION Mayor, Chief and Local Officials to Be Hosts to International Fire Chiefs’ Association Gathering, October 13-16 THIS ancient city of Havana, Cuba, scene of many historical gatherings during the more than 400 years of its existence, is actively at work these days on plans for the annual convention of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, to be held October 13-16, inclusive. In charge of preparations for the convention is the Hon. Tirso Mesa, new Mayor of Havana and new President of the Cuban National Tourist Commission. One of the first official acts of the new “alcalde” or mayor was to interest himself in the forthcoming meeting of Fire Chiefs, with the result that during the past few weeks letters of personal greeting and invitation have gone out to officials of the Association over the signature of Mayor Mesa. Working hand in hand with…

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