CONVENTION OF NEW ENGLAND CHIEFS TO BE HELD JUNE 25-27

CONVENTION OF NEW ENGLAND CHIEFS TO BE HELD JUNE 25-27

Headquarters to be at Hotel Taft in New Haven, Conn., and Exhibits in Second Regiment Armory—Members Invited to Suggest Topics

AT a meeting of the board of directors of the New England Association of Fire Chiefs held in New Haven, Conn., on December 20, it was voted to hold the seventh annual convention on June 25, 26 and 27, with headquarters in the Hotel Taft and exhibits in the Second Regiment Armory on Meadow Street, New Haven.

The following exhibit committee was appointed : Chief John S. Pachl, Annex fire department, New Haven, Conn., chairman; Chief William C. Mahoney, Peabody, Mass.; and Chief F. P. Dunnigan, Westport, Conn.

The meeting was attended by Chief Oliver T. Sanborn, of Portland, Me., president; C h i e f John W. O’Hearn, of Watertown, Mass., secretarytreasurer ; Chief A. J. Cote, of Woonsocket, R. I.; Chief Lawrence E. Reif, of New Haven, Conn.; Chief James M. Casey, of Cambridge, Mass.; Chief Alfred H. Koltonski, of Rutland, Yt.: George F. Cobb, of Boston, traffic manager ; and Harry Belknap, of Boston, press representative.

The directors left Boston on the 8:30 a. m. train and were met at the New Haven station by Chief Reif. After luncheon at the Hof Brau the party visited the Second Regiment Armory and the Hotel Taft. Then a meeting was held in Chief Rcif’s office at fire headquarters. Plans for the convention were discussed and a tentu tive program was outlined. The topics anil speakers will he announced when the next meeting of the directors is held in February in Boston. Chiefs are invited to submit suggestions for topics of interest to Secretary O’Hearn.

Chief Lawrence E. Reif, Convention Host

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