New Fire Association Formed The Mid-Hudson-Harlem-Valley Fire Chiefs” Association was formed at Rhinebeck, N. Y., with Chief Cady of Arlington, N. Y., President. This group was formed for interchange of ideas among departments in Dutchess, Ulster and Putnam Counties. The next meeting will be held in Arlington on February 4. Battalion Chief Thomas F. O’Connor, member of the District of Columbia Fire Department for thirty-six years, died at his home at the age of sixty, following a heart attack. He organized the training school of the department in 1922. He was a specialist in Red Cross and first aid work. The late Chief is survived by his widow and two brothers. INDEX TO VOLUME LXXXV The Index to Volume LXXXV, covering the issues of FIRE ENGINEERING from January to December, 1932, is now on the press and will be mailed to readers on request.