Ex-Chief McCarthy Honored by Dinner A testimonial dinner in honor of ExChief Charles L. McCarthy, Worcester, Mass., Fire Department, who recently retired on pension, was held March 3 in the ballroom of the Hotel Bancroft, Worcester. Nearly 500 persons attended, including 75 Fire Chiefs who came from cities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire to pay tribute to Chief McCarthy, a former President of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Massachusetts. Thomas J. Meehan, Providence, R. I., was Toastmaster. The speeches were interspersed with vaudeville acts. A purse was given the Chief, and he was also presented with a badge and certificate of membership in the Webster, Mass., Fire Department.