MAINE STATE FIREMEN S ASSOCIATION.

MAINE STATE FIREMEN S ASSOCIATION.

The Maine State Firemen’s association held its fifth annual convention at Waterville. The following officers were elected for the new year: President. Chief George F. Davies, Waterville; treasurer, former Chief C. H. Leighton, Westbrook; secretary, former Chief Frank B. Moody, Moody; vicepresidents, former Chiefs F. E. Hammond, Fairfield; Chief C. M. Drake, Gardiner; Chief Frank Morse, Bath; Chief J. C. Flagg, Richmond; Chief G. S. Patterson, Hallowell; Chief M. J. McCarthy, Lewiston; Chief C. H. Jones, Rockland; Capt. C. W. Johnson, Orono.

MAINE STATE FIREMENÕS ASSOCIATION.

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MAINE STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION.

The third annual convention and muster of tne Maine State Firemen’s association will be held at Bangor on August 2, 3. The president is Chief Frank Morse, of Bath ; the secretary, former Chief C. H. Leighton, of Westbrook. There will be the usual steamer, hand tub, hose coupling, and hook and ladder contests, with reel races. Ample accommodation will be furnished for large and small exhibits of fire apparatus, etc. The address of welcome will b; delivered by Mayor Chapin, of Bangor, and addresses will be made on ‘‘ Fire streams and nozzles, and their effectiveness under certain conditions,” by Chief W E. McAllister, of Calais, and “The relative merits of gravity and direct pressure for water works,” by former Chief Mason, of Bangor. For information as to rules governing contests, hotel and railway rates, application should be made to Secretary I^eighton, as above.

Yonkers, N. Y., reports the cost of its water works up to last year as $1,501,352 52.