Stockwell Heads New Mexico Firemen Chief Ira J. Stockwell. Carlsbad, N. M., was elected President of the New Mexico Firemen’s Association at its convention held at Carlsbad, May 16 to 18. The other officers are Chief J. A. Richards, Artesia, First Vice-President; Chief Carl Ehric, Las Vegas, Second Vice-President; Theodore Rosenwald, Albuquerque (re-elected), SecretaryTreasurer. A total of 140 registered for the ninth fire college and sixteenth annual convention. A lecture on fire control was given by Chief Alva Simpson. Chief Fred A. Taylor, Colorado Springs, spoke on the training of firemen. Chief T. P. Treadwell, Fort Collins, spoke on booster tanks and small lines. A talk on “Fire Streams in Miniature,” was given by Chief Harry K. Rogers. The high spot of the gathering was an evening demonstration for the public at a specially constructed drill tower. Demonstration of department evolutions was made by members of the Carlsbad Fire Department.