Dr. Price Speaks in Boston
Dr. David J. Price, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C., was the principal speaker at the meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Massachusetts, which was held on February 16, in the Parker House, Boston. He gave an interesting account of the work done by the government in the investigation of spontaneous ignition and of the causes and prevention of dust explosions.
Chief William C. Mahoney, Peabody, presided and read the text of a new hill for the stricter regulation of public fire insurance adjusters in Massachusetts.
Ernest J. Dean, State Commissioner of Conservation, was then introduced and spoke briefly.
Chief Daniel J. Tierney, Arlington, President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, introduced Dr. Price. The latter showed lantern slide views and motion pictures in connection with his address.