Havana Convention Successful

Issue 22 and Volume 84.

Havana Convention Successful Apprehension of Poor Attendance and of Lack of Interest Proved Unfounded; Nearly 700 Made the Trip to Cuban City DESPITE fear of political unrest in Havana, the depression and the expense of making the trip, the fiftyninth annual convention of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, held in the Cuban capital, may be classed as entirely satisfactory. Well over three hundred chiefs registered, and guests and associate members swelled the total to nearly seven hundred. An excellent program was presented, and lively discussions followed many of the topics. The selection of next year’s convention city, as well as the officers of the Association, was made in each instance without contest. Next year’s convention will be held at San Diego, California, probably in August, so that the delegates may have opportunity of spending a day witnessing the Olympic games to be held at Los Angeles during the month…

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