Del-Mar-Va Volunteer Firemen Meet

Del-Mar-Va Volunteer Firemen Meet

Despite very rainy weather, there was a good attendance at the third annual convention of the Del-Mar-Va Volunteer Firemen’s Association held at Cape Charles, Va., on May 11. The Executive Committee met in the morning and the general session was held in the afternoon. This was followed by a parade and a street dance in the evening. Mayor A. F. Dize and B. P. Penny, Jr., President of the Cape Charles Fire Company, welcomed the visitors. C. W. Milligan, President of the association responded. The program consisted of:

“Flren that Start Themselves,” by Harry E. Roethe, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, I). C.

“Training for Work of Volunteer Firemen,” by Frank Cushman, Federal Hoard for Vocational Education, Washington, D, C.

“Advantages and Disadvantages of Giving a Fire Ventilation,” by Richard S. Haughan, Chief, Norfolk. Va.

“Cooperation with the State Forestry Department and Volunteer Fire Companies,” by Kenneth J. Slegworth, District. Forester, Maryland

“Relay Hook-up,” by Fred A. Grier, Jr., Chief, Salisbury, Md.

“First Duties of a Chief on Arrival at a Fire,” by J. X. Jordan, President, Delaware Volunteer Firemen’s Association, Richardson Park, Del.

“Cleanliness of Fire Apparatus and Buildings,” by George W. Colborn, Jr., President, Maryland State Firemen’s Association, Prin-cess Anne, Md.

The newly elected officers are Fred A. Grier, Jr., Salisbury, Md., President; L. W. Walker, Clayton, Del., First Vice-President; C. C. Walker, Onancock, Va., Second VicePresident; W. A. Karpa, Cape Charles, Ya., Treasurer, and E. C. Bailey, Laurel, Del., Secretary.

The 1933 convention will be held in Easton, Md., some time in May.

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