Leadership

“TOWN MEETINGS” AND FORUMS FEATURE BIG N. E. CONFERENCE

Issue 7 and Volume 104.

“TOWN MEETINGS” AND FORUMS FEATURE BIG N. E. CONFERENCE N.E.A.F.C. Protests Siren Removal; Urges Standard C. D. Apparatus and Priorities for Fire Service HIGHLIGHTS of the busy four-day 29th Annual Conference of the New England Association of Fire Chiefs, which was participated in by 700 fire chiefs and others at Wentworth-by-the-Sea, Portsmouth, N. H., June 19-22, were the spirited panel and forum discussions typical of the New England “town meetings.” From the opening session on Tuesday. with president Chief William H. Clifford III presiding, to the concluding session on Friday when the newly elected president Joseph Scanlon took over the gavel, delegates, and their ladies were occupied with the crowded business and entertainment programs. Tuesday morning was devoted to the memorial exercises, with selections by the Chapel Quartette, roll call of the deceased members and sounding of taps. The memorial address was delivered by Rev. John P. Fitzsimmons of Belmont,…

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