Convention of Provincial Chiefs
The Board of Directors of the Provincial Association of Fire Chiefs of Ontario, Canada, met at Stratford, April 9, and arranged for the annual convention of the association which will be held at Stratford. Oct. 14-16. The topics selected for discussion at the convention and their assignment are:
Electrical installation and their relation to the fire hazard, James Corbett, Chief Fire Dep’t. and Electrical Dep’t. of the Massey Harris Co. Ltd., Toronto; the establishment of a training school in connection with paid Fire Departments, Chief J. W. Graham, Ottawa; clean housekeeping in all buildings and its relation to the tire hazards, Chief A. B. Ten Eyck, Hamilton; the advisability of asking for Legislative enactment requiring that all municipalities conform to one standard of hose coupling and thread, N. E. Wilson C. E., Inspector, Canadian Underwriters Association; address on Fire Prevention, by F. H. Wentworth, Boston. Mass., secretary, National Fire Protection Association.
The discussion of the topics will be followed by a general discussion of any questions and any one may ask questions relative to the betterment of the fire conditions, and those present were. President, A. S. Kappelle, of Stratford; Vice-President, James Armstrong, Kingston; Secretary, L. G. Finch, Gttelp, and Directors John Thompson, Toronto, John Aitkins, London, and G. S. Murray, Windsor.