Fisher Heads Pennsylvania Firemen
James E. Fisher, Lebanon, was elected President of the Pennsylvania State Firemen’s Association at the concluding session of the 59th annual convention at Lebanon, October 4 to 6. The other officers are Vice-Presidents, Harry Robinson, Chester; Charles Cattafesta, Philadelphia; Herman Ganser, Morristown, and Lester Daley, WilkesBarre.
Dr. David J. Price, Chemical Division, U. S. Department of Agriculture, gave a talk on “National Program for Dust, Explosion and Fire Prevention.” He also gave a talk before the local Lions Club on the fire hazards of water.
Capt. A. L. Headlough, Akron, Ohio, spoke on a new system of education for fire fighters.
Millard M. Tawney advised that the fire school system is growing but slowly in the state, but that smaller units are being organized.
A steady downpour hampered the annual parade of the association, but did not discourage the large crowd of spectators.