Ex-Chief Ordway Showered With Gifts

Issue 11 and Volume 89.

Ex-Chief Ordway Showered With Gifts As a testimonial prior to his retirement on pension, Chief Orville O. Ordway, of the Reading, Mass., Fire Department, was presented with an easy chair, foot rest, magazine rack, floor lamp, and smoking set with a supply of pipes, cigars, and tobacco. Deputy Chief John P. O’Brien presided at the ceremonies which were held in the central fire station. The speakers were Newell H. Morton and J. Warren Killam, Jr., of the Reading Board of Selectmen, and Owen McKenney, oldest member of the Reading Fire Department.

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