Brown Heads New Mexico Firemen
J. B. Brown of Las Vegas, N. M., was elected President at the convention of the New Mexico State Firemen’s Association held at Las Cruces, June 5-7. Other officers elected at that time are Chief Ashley Pond, Santa Fe, First VicePresident; Chief F. H. Beatty, Clayton, Second Vice-President; Chief J. B. Camunez, Las Cruces, Third Vice-President, and Theodore A. Rosenwald, Albuquerque, SecretaryTreasurer. Next year the convention will be held in Roswell.
F. W. Knoeppel, Jacksonville, Fla., has had his territory enlarged. In addition to the other states he covers, he has the states of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. He is agent for Mack apparatus, and for a number of other manufacturers.
A convention of the Northern Indiana Industrial and Volunteer Firemen’s Association was held at Bluffton. The new officers are President, T. J. Yoos, Markle; Vice-President, LeRov Crothers, Bremen; Secretary, G. W. Darr. Columbia City, and Assistant Secretary, Tom Hatfield, Bluffton. The 1934 convention will be held in Dunkirk.
The New York Fire Department has appointed a special committee to make tests and render reports on appliances submitted to the Fire Department by the Board of Standards and Appeals. The committee consists of Assistant Chief Thomas F. Dougherty. Chairman, Assistant Chief Patrick Walsh, Deputy Chief Richard J. Marshall, and Acting Deputy Chief Charles W. Rankin.