Convention Repercussions

Issue 9 and Volume 94.

Convention Repercussions By our Buff Reporter They sure did dish out the excitement in Boston. Starting with the kitchen blaze that came while the horde of hungry delegates and friends were dining at the Pemberton Inn, Hull (Mass.), as guests of the Gamewell Company: continuing with the alarm for a burning auto in front of the Hotel Statler, and winding up with the blast when the phosphorus bomb was exploded on Boston Common, on the 21st, the Brothers were continually being reminded about their calling. Oddity of the convention was the response of Chief Fred Kennedy of Indianapolis to an alarm of fire which damaged his own home in Indianapolis (Ind.). The chief “responded by plane” leaving Mrs. Kennedy in Boston. We dunno whether or not he got there in time to do the “overhauling” but he surely gets the hand-painted antimicasser for the long-distance response to an alarm of…

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