Convention Dates

Convention Dates

Apr. 23-27—Oklahoma State Fire School. Annual meeting. Stillwater, Okla. Director. R. J. Douglas, Head, Fire Protection Department. A. & M. College, Campus Fixe Station, Stillwater, Okla.

Apr. 23-27—Minnesota State Fire School. Annual meeting. University of Minnesota Farm Campus, St. Paul, Minn. Director, Dr. J. O. Christianson, Director Agriculture Short Courses, University of Minnesota, St. Paul 1,

Apr. 23-27—International Arson Investigators Seminar. Annual meeting, Purdue University. For information, address Professor Shelby Gallien, Seminar Director, Public Safety Institute, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind.

Apr. 23-27, June 4-8, July 23-27, Sept. 24-28—Pennsylvania Fire School —Standard Fire Fighting Course, to be held at Lewistown, Pa. Director, Arthur Espey, Pennsylvania Fire School, Lewistown, Pa.

April 28—New Jersey State Fire Chiefs’ Association. Spring meeting, Madison, N. J. Secretary, Clarence H. Dougal, 9 Girard Avenue, East Orange, N. J.

May 6—Nebraska State Fire School. Regional meeting, Irving, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb.

May 7-8—Georgia State Fire College. Officer Training Course and Fire College, #7 Fire Station, Atlanta, Ga. Director, Harry Phillips, 46 Courtland Street, S. E., Atlanta 3, Ga.

May 7-9—Eastern Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting, Rochester, N. Y. Secretary, Chief Edwin J. Clark, Box 328, Wayne, Pa.

May 7-10—North Carolina Fire College. Annual meeting, Salisbury, N. C. Director-Conductor, Chief Charles L. Burkett, Fire Headquarters, Salisbury, N. C.

May 7-11, June 18-22, Aug. 27-31, Oct. 8-12— Pennsylvania Fire School — Advanced Fire Fighting Course, to be held at Lewistown, Pa. Director, Arthur Espey, Pennsylvania Fire School, Lewistown, Pa.

May 12—Illinois Fire Chiefs Association. Spring conference, Danville, Ill. Secretary, Chief Ray Miller, Fire Headquarters, Peoria, Ill.

May 19—Keystone State Fire Chiefs Association. Spring meeting. Oakland Fire Company Station, Johnstown, Pa. For information, contact Lewis M. Atkinson, Recording Secretary, Malvern, Pa.

May 21-25—California Fire Service Instructors Conference. Annual meeting, Fresno, Cal. Director, T. S. Ward, Supervisor of Fire Training, State Department of Education, 721 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento 14, Cal.

May 21-25, July 9-13, Sept. 10-14, Oct. 22-26 —Pennsylvania Fire School—Operation and Maintenance Fire Apparatus Course, to be held at Lewistown, Pa. Director, Arthur Espey, Pennsylvania Fire School, Lewistown, Pa.

May 22-23—Purdue Industrial Fire Control Seminar. Annual conference, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind. For information contact the Public Safety Institute, Division of Adult Education, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind.

May 22-25—Iowa State Fire School. Annual meeting, Iowa State College, Ames, la. Director, Keith Royer, Supervisor Firemanship Training, 110 Marston Hall, Iowa State College, Ames, la.

May 28-June 1—Alabama State Fire College. Annual meeting. University, Ala. Director, M. O. Hulsey, Assistant State Supervisor of Trade and Industrial Education, P. O. Box 1813, University, Ala.

June 3-6—New York State Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting, Schroon Manor, Schroon Lake, N. Y. Secretary, Ward A. Bohner, Fire Headquarters, Utica 2, N. Y.

June 4-5—Georgia State Fire College—Instructors’ Course, to be held at #7 Fire Station, Atlanta, Ga. Director, Harry Phillips, 46 Courtland Street, S. E., Atlanta 3, Ga.

June 4-8—National Fire Protection Association. Annual meeting, Boston, Mass. General Manager, Percy Bugbee, 60 Battery march Street, Boston 10, Mass.

June 5-7—Kentucky Fire School. Annual meeting, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky. Director, John L. Thompson, Assistant Manager, Kentucky Inspection Bureau, 940 Starks Building, Louisville 2, Ky.

June 7-9—Idaho State Fire School. Annual meeting. Boise, Ida. For information, write Fire Marshal W. F. Roach, Fire Prevention Bureau, Boise. Ida.

June 8-10—Michigan State Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting. Port Austin, Mich. Secretary-Treasurer, Stirling Garrow, 816 Oak Street, Port Huron, Mich.

June 9—Central AdLrondacks Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and drill contests with parade. Inlet, N. Y. Secretary, Floyd Simons, Wells, N. Y.

June 9-10—Central Western Firemen’s Association. Annual fire school, Brookville, Ohio. Chairman, W. H. Cheesman, 309 Briarcliff Road, Dayton 5, Ohio.

June 10—Nebraska State Fire School. Regional meeting, Deshler, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb.

June 10-13—Oregon Fire Chiefs Association. Annual meeting. Seaside, Ore. Secretary, Chief E. L. Smith, City Hall, Salem, Ore.

June 11-13—New Mexico State Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and school. Las Vegas, N. M. Director, John B. Woodall, Deputy State Fire Marshal, State Department of Insurance, Santa Fe, N. M.

June 11-14—Illinois Fire College. Annual meeting, University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill. For information, contact R. W. Alsip, Box 8, Champaign, 111.

June 11-15—California Fire and Arson Investigation Short Course. Annual meeting. University of California, Berkeley. Director, T. S. Ward, Supervisor of Fire Training, State Department of Education, 721 Capitol, Sacramento 14, Cal.

June 13-14—Indiana Fire Department Instructors’ Conference. Annual meeting, Indianapolis, Ind. For information contact the Public Safety Institute, Division of Adult Education, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind.

June 16-17—Northeastern Pennsylvania Volunteer Firemen’s Federation. Annual fire school, Honesdale, Pa. Fire School Chairman, James H. Oakey, Box 67, Tobyhanna, Pa.

June 18-22 (tentative)—Mississippi State Fire School. Annual meeting, Mississippi State College, Starkville, Miss. Director, J. I. Fetters, Administrative Assistant, University of Missouri, Room 101, Building T-ll, Columbia, Mo.

June 18-22—South Dakota Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and fire school, Brookings, S. D. Director, J. I. Fetters, Administrative Assistant, University of Missouri, Room 101, Building T-ll, Columbia, Mo.

June 19-22—Michigan Fire College. Annual meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Director, Francis Hartman, Supervisor of Firemanship Training, 4524 Administration Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

June 20-22—Montana State Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Butte, Mont. • Convention Chairman, William R. McDonel, P. O. Box 763, Butte, Mont.

June 20-23—Colorado State Firemen’s Association. Annual convention and fire school, Durango, Colo. Director, Lou Gibbs, 1331 Garfield Avenue, Loveland, Colo.

June 21-23—Utah Firemen’s Training School. Annual meeting. Salt Lake City, Utah. Director, Assistant Chief D. E. White, Salt Lake City Fire Department, 140 East First Street South, Salt Lake City, Utah.

June 21-23—Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and parade, Lake George, N. Y. Secretary, Charles M. Fales, 92 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw, N. Y.

June 23—New Jersey State Fire Chiefs’ Association. Summer meeting, Keyport, N. J. Secretary, Clarence H. Dougal, 2 Girard Avenue, East Orange, N. J.

July 23-25—Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs’ Association. Annual meeting, Wausau, Wis. Secretary-Treasurer, Chief Douglas J. Dunlop, 1463 Underwood Avenue, Wauwatosa 13, Wis.

June 25-26—Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting. North Battleford, Sask. For information, contact Chief Norman Carsewell, Fire Headquarters, North Battleford, Sask.

June 25-28—New England Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting. The Wentworth, Portsmouth, N. H. Secretary-Treasurer, John O’Heam. 206 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown 72, Mass.

June 27—General Western Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting. Germantown, Ohio. Secretary, Roger C. O’Donnell, Covington, Ohio.

June 28-30—Southern New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, drill contests and parade, Islip, N. Y. Secretary. Ernest Stoll. Snedecor Avenue. Bayport. K. Y.

June 28-30—Northern Central New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Manchester. N. Y. Secretary, Samuel J. Pitcher, 35 Dayton Street, Rochester 21. N. Y.

June 29-July 1—International Fire Buff Associates. Annual meeting, Newark, N. J. For information contact the host association. The Bell and Siren Club. Inc., William E. Conradi. Secretary, 86 Wakeman Avenue. Newark 4, N. J.

July 8-13—Texas Firemen’s Training School. Annual meeting. Texas A & M College, College Station, Tex. Director. Henry D. Smith. Acting Chief, Firemen’s Training School, Engineering Extension Service, A & M College, College Station, Tex.

July 9-13—Virginia Fire Training School, to be held at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va. For informatioif contact Chief Elliott W. Jayne, Williamsburg Fire Department, 106 South Henry Street, Williamsburg, Va.

July 9-10—Georgia State Fire College—Arson Investigators’ Course, to be held at #7 Fire Station, Atlanta, Ga. Director, Harry Phillips, 46 Courtland Street, S. E., Atlanta, Ga.

July 12-14—Central New York Firemen’s Association Annual meeting, drill contests and parade, Oneonta, N. Y. Secretary, George W. Lang, 10 Ellwood Avenue, Cortland, N. Y.

July 15—Nebraska State Fire School. Regional meeting, Scottsbluff, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb.

July 18-21—Washington Fire Training Conference. Annual meeting; Everett, Wash. Director, Captain J. R. Cook, Conference Supervisor, Washington State Firemen’s Association, 1712 Harvard Avenue, Seattle, Wash.

July 20-21—Hudson-Mohawk Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, drill contests and parade, Rensselaer, N. Y. Secretary, Harold A. Cass, 3058 Albany Street, Schenectady 4, N. Y.

July 21—Central North Shore Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual invitation drill and parade, Central Islip, N. Y. For information, contact Captain John S. Brewer, 96 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip, N. Y.

July 23-25—Western New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, emergency first aid tournament, drill contests and parade, Batavia, N. Y. General Convention Chairman, Fred G. Wolf, P. O. Box 130, Batavia, N. Y.

July 23-27—West Virginia State Fire School. Annual meeting, Morgantown, W. Va. Director, R. E. Hanna, Jr., Supervisor, Fire Service Extension Schools, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Va.

July 24-26—Central Missouri Fire Conference. Annual meeting. University of Missouri, Columbia. Mo. Director, J. I. Fetters, Administrative Assistant, University of Missouri, Room 101, Building T-ll, Columbia, Mo.

July 26-28—Montana State Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Livingston, Mont. For information, write Assistant Chief C. C. Welling, Fire Headquarters, Livingston, Mont.

July 27-28—New York-Penn Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Horseheads, N. Y. General Chairman, Chief George Sullivan, Horseheads, N. Y.

Aug. 1-3—Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen. Annual meeting and parade, Gowanda, N. Y. Secretary, Samuel J. Beckman, Versailles Road, R. F. D. No. 1, Lakeview, N. Y.

Aug. 6-10—Pennsylvania Fire School. Annual meeting, Lewistown, Pa. Director, Arthur Espey, Pennsylvania Fire School, Lewistown, Pa.

Aug. 6-31—Florida State Fire College. Four weekly sessions, Ocala, Fla. Director, W. H. Barnett, Superintendent Florida State Fire College, P. O. Box 785, Ocala, FLa.

Aug. 12—Nebraska State Fire School. Regional meeting, Ansley, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb. Aug. 13-15 — University of Wisconsin Fire School. Annual meeting. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. Director, James J. Lichty, Supervisor, Business Institutes, University of Wisconsin. P. O. Box 2098, Madison 5, Wis.

Aug. 13-17—Pennsylvania Fire School—Fire Department Officership Course, to be held at Lew is town. Pa. Director, Arthur Espey, Pennsylvania Fire School, Lewis town, Pa.

Aug. 20-24—Tennessee State Fire Service School. Annual meeting, Mid-Tennessee State College, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Director, S. Elkins, Fire Department Instructor, State Board for Vocational Education, 215 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Aug. 21-24—Pacific Coast Inter-Mountain Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting, Sacramento, Cal. Secretary-Treasurer, Jay W. Stevens, Merchants Exchange Building, San Francisco, Cal.

Sept. 3-4—Georgia State Fire College—Inspectors’ Course, to be held at #7 Fire Station, Atlanta, Ga. Director, Harry Phillips, 46 Court land Street, S. E., Atlanta 3, Ga.

Sept. 4-7—Maryland Short Course for Firemen. Annual meeting. University of Maryland, College Park, Md. Director, Robert C. Byrus, Director of Fire Service Extension, Box 85, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

September 9—Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois Firemen’s Association. Annual school, Savanna Ordnance Depot, Savanna, Ill. For further infonnation, write program secretary, Kenneth Holt, Cassville, Wis.

Sept. 10-14—Ohio State Fire School, Annual meeting, Ohio State University Campus, Columbus, Ohio. Director, Dr. Harvey Walker, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; CoDircctor, Wayne Jenkins, Chief of Fire Prevention, State Fire Marshals’ Office Wyandotte Building, Columbus, Ohio

Sept. 10-14—Virginia State Fire School. Annual meeting, Norfolk, Va. Director, Clay A. Easterly, Fire Marshal, P, O. Box 1112, Martinsville, Va.

Sept. 11-14—Indiana State Fire School. Annual meeting, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind. Director, Professor Shelby Gallien, Public Safety Institute, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Sept. 14-15—Piedmont Fire Safety Seminar. Annual meeting, Winston-Salem, N. C. Chairman, W. G. Dunham, c/o Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce, Winston-Salem, N. C.

Sept. 16—Nebraska State Fire School. Regional meeting, Imperial, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb.

Sept. 17-20—International Municipal Signal Association. Annual meeting, Denver, Colo. Secretary, Irvin Schulsinger, 130 West 42nd Street, New York 36, N. Y.

Sept. 18-19—Iowa Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Red Oak, la. Secretary-Treasurer, Carl H. Fuchs, 2749 Kinsey Avenue, Des Moines, la.

Sept. 20-22 — Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and parade, North Tarrytown, N. Y. Secretary, John R. Bailey, Box 1, Baldwin Place, N. Y.

Sept. 30—Nebraska State Fire School. Regional meeting, Atkinson, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb.

Oct. 4-6—Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association. Annual meeting, Hamilton, Ohio. General Chairman, Chief George Schlotterbeck, Fire Headquarters, Hamilton, Ohio.

Oct. 8-9—Georgia State Fire College—Fire Engineers’ Course, to be held at #7 Fire Station, Atlanta, Ga. Director, Harry Phillips, 46 Courtland Street, S. E., Atlanta 3, Ga.

Oct. 15-18—Kansas Fire School. Annual meeting, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans. Director, Clyde A. Babb, 111 Fraser Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans.

Oct. 23-25—Illinois Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Springfield, Ill. Secretary, Roy W. Alsip, Box 8, Champaign, Ill.

Oct. 24-26 (tentative) — Arizona State Fire Training School. Annual meeting, Phoenix, Ariz. Director, Battalion Chief Jake Siken, Fire Fighting Instruction Supervisor, 49 South 1st Street, Phoenix, Ariz.

Nov. 12-16—International Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting, Miami, Fla. Secretary-Manager, B. Richter Townsend, Hotel Martinique, Broadway at 32nd Street, New York 1, N. Y.

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Mar. 19-21—North Dakota State Fire Officers School. Annual meeting, Tate Teachers College, Minot, N. D. Director, Chief Gilbert C. Malek, Fire Department Headquarters, Minot, N. D.

Apr. 3-6—Maryland Short Course For Fre Inspectors. Annual meeting, University of Maryland, College Park, Md. For information contact, Robert Byrus, Director, Fire Service Extension, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

Apr. 9-12 (tentative)—Louisiana State Fire College. Annual meeting. Baton Rouge, La. Director Robert A. Bogan, Fire Department Headquarters, Baton Rouge, La.

Apr. 12 and each Thursday thereafter until May 17—Illinois Fire Officers School. Sectional meeting, Danville, Ill. For information Contact Roy W. Alsip, Box 8, Champaign, Ill.

Apr. 13 and each Friday thereafter until May 18. Illinois Fire Officers School. Sectional meeting, Centralia, Ill. For information contact Roy W. Alsip, Box 8, Champaign, Ill.

Apr. 15-17—Nebraska State Fire School. Annual meeting, Grand Island, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb.

Apr. 23-27—Oklahoma State Fire School. Annual meeting, Stillwater, Okla. Director, R. J. Douglas, Head, Fire Protection Department, A. & M. College, Campus Fire Station, Stillwater, Okla.

Apr. 23-27—Minnesota State Fire School. Annual meeting, University of Minnesota Farm Campus, St. Paul, Minn. Director, Dr. J. O. Christianson, Director Agriculture Short Courses, University of Minnesota, St. Paul 1, Minn.

Apr. 23-27—International Arson Investigator’s Seminar. Annual meeting, Purdue University. For information, address Professor Shelby Gallien, Seminar Director, Public Safety Institute, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind.

May 6—Nebraska State Fire School. Regional meeting, Irving, Neb. Director, Otto B. Johannes, 2604 – 12th Street, Columbus, Neb.

May 7-8—Georgia State Fire College. Officer Training Course and Fire College, #7 Fire Station, Atlanta, Ga. Director, Harry Phillips, 46 Courtland Street, S. E., Atlanta 3, Ga.

May 7-9—Eastern Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting, Rochester, N. Y. Secretary, Chief Edwin J. Clark, Box 328, Wayne, Pa.

May 7-10—North Carolina Fire College. Annual meeting, Salisbury, N. C. Director-Conductor, Chief Charles L. Burkett, Fire Headquarters, Salisbury, N. C.

May 19—Keystone State Fire Chiefs Association. Spring meeting. Oakland Fire Company Station, Johnstown, Pa. For information, contact Lewis M. Atkinson, Recording Secretary, Malvern, Pa.

May 21-25—California Fire Service Instructors Conference. Annual meeting, Fresno, Cal. Director, T. S. Ward, Supervisor of Fire Training, State Department of Education, 721 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento 14, Cal.

May 22-25—Iowa State Fire School. Annual meeting, Iowa State College, Ames, Ia. Director, Keith Royer, Supervisor Firemanship Training, 110 Marston Hall, Iowa State College, Ames, Ia.

May 28-June 1—Alabama State Fire College. Annual meeting, University, Ala. Director, M. O. Hulsey, Assistant State Supervisor of Trade and Industrial Education, P. O. Box 1818, University, Ala.

June 3-6—New York State Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting, Schroon Manor, Schroon Lake, N. Y. Secretary, Ward A. Bohner, Fire Headquarters, Utica 2, N. Y.

June 4-8—National Fire Protection Association. Annual meeting, Boston, Mass. General Manager, Percy Bugbee, 60 Batterymarch Street, Boston 10, Mass.

June 9—Central Adirondacks Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and drill contests with parade. Inlet, N. Y. Secretary, Floyd Simons, Wells, N. Y.

June 9-10—Central Western Firemen’s Associa- tion. Annual fire school, Brookville, Ohio. Chairman, W. H. Cheesman, 309 Briarcliff Hoad. Dayton 5, Ohio.

June 10-13—Oregon Fire Chiefs Association. Annual meeting. Seaside. Ore. Secretary, Chief E. L. Smith. City Hall, Salem. Ore.

June 11-14—Illinois Fire College. Annual meeting, University of Illinois. Urbana. Ill. For information, contact R. W. Alsip, Box 8, Champaign, Ill.

June 16-17—Northeastern Pennsylvania Volunteer Firemen’s Federation. Annual fire school, Honesdale, Pa. Fire School Chairman, James H. Oakey. Box 67, Tobyhanna, Pa.

June 20-22—Montana State Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Butte, Mont. Convention Chairman, William R. McDonel, P. O. Box 763, Butte, Mont.

June 21-23—Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and parade. Lake George, N. Y. Secretary, Charles M. Fales, 92 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw, N. Y.

June 25-28—New England Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting. The Wentworth, Portsmouth, N. H. Secretary-Treasurer, John O’Heam, 206 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown 72, Mass.

June 27—General Western Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Germantown, Ohio. Secretary, Roger C. O’Donnell, Covington, Ohio.

June 28-30—International Fire Buff Associates. Annual meeting, Newark, N. J. For information contact the host association. The Bell and Siren Club, Inc., William E. Conradi, Secretary, 86 Wakeman Avenue, Newark 4, N. J.

June 28-30—Southern New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, drill contests and parade, Islip, N. Y. Secretary, Ernest Stoll, Snedecor Avenue, Bayport, N. Y.

June 28-30—Northern Central New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Manchester, N. Y. Secretary, Samuel J. Pitcher, 35 Dayton Street, Rochester 21. N. Y.

July 12-14—Central New York Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, drill contests and parade, Oneonta, N. Y. Secretary, George W. Lang, 10 Ellwood Avenue, Cortland, N. Y.

July 20-21—Hndson-Mohawk Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, drill contests and parade, Rensselaer, N. Y. Secretary, Harold A. Gass, 3058 Albany Street, Schenectady 4, N. Y.

July 21—Central North Shore Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual invitation drill and parade, Central Islip, N. Y. For information, contact Captain John S. Brewer, 96 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip, N. Y.

July 23-25—Western New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, emergency first aid tournament, drill contests and parade, Batavia, N. Y. General Convention Chairman, Fred G. Wolf, P. O. Box 130, Batavia, N. Y.

July 27-28—New York-Penn Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Horseheads, N. Y. General Chairman, Chief George Sullivan, Horseheads, N. Y.

Aug. 1-3—Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen. Annual meeting and parade, Gowanda, N. Y. Secretary, Samuel J. Beckman, Versailles Road, R. F. D. No. 1, Lakeview, N. Y.

Sept. 4-7—Maryland Short Course for Firemen. Annual meeting. University of Maryland, College Park, Md. Director, Robert C. Byrus, Director of Fire Service Extension, Box 85, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

Sept. 17-20—International Municipal Signal Association. Annual meeting, Denver, Colo. Secretary, Irvin Shulsinger, 130 West 42nd Street, New York 36, N. Y.

Sept. 20-22—Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting and parade. North Tarrytown, N. Y. Secretary, John R. Bailey, Box 1, Baldwin Place, N. Y.

Oct. 4-6—Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association. Annual meeting, Hamilton, Ohio. General Chairman, Chief George Schlotterbeck, Fire Headquarters, Hamilton, Ohio.

Oct. 23-25—Illinois Firemen’s Association. Annual meeting, Springfield, Ill. Secretary, Roy W. Alsip, Box 8, Champaign, Ill.

Nov. 12-16—International Association of Fire Chiefs. Annual meeting, Miami, Fla. Secretary-Manager, B. Richter Townsend, Hotel Martinique, Broadway at 32nd Street, New York 1, N. Y.