Maritime Fire Chiefs Hold Convention
Round table discussions featured the annual convention of the Maritime Fire Chiefs Association held in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, June 24-5. Many interesting papers were presented, and Walter A. Gow of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, presided at the sessions.
Previously the association handled the volunteer firemen’s tournament for the district, but after some discussion, it was decided to give up this part of the work and the by-laws were amended accordingly.
Both St. Stephen, New Brunswick and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, presented bids for next year’s convention. The members voted to meet at St. Stephen, June 17 and 18, 1931.
Officers elected for the ensuing year are:
President, Alex Clarke, Halifax Shipyards, Halifax, N. S. First Vice-President, A. E. O’Donnell, Campbellton, N’. B. Second Vice-President, L. MacCallum, New Glasgow, N. S. Third Vice-President, R. B. Rattray, Charlottetown, P. E. I. Secretary-Treasurer, K. J. McRae, Saint John, N. B. Auditors’, H. M. Mersereau, Sydney, N. S.: A. B. O’Donnell, Campbellton, N. B.; and Geo. Ackman, Moncton, N. B.
Among the Representatives present were:
R. B. Rattray, Charlottetown, P. E. I.; A. E. O’Donnell, Campbellton, N. B.; R. W. Smith, Fredericton, N. B.: W. O’Blenes, Moncton, N. B.; K. J. McRae. W. S. Vaughan, T. A. Armour, Saint John, N. B.; G. P. Ryder, St. Stephen, N. B.; F. B. Tanner, Toronto, Ont.: E. P. Meageher, Halifax, N. S: Fire Marshal H. H. McLellan, Saint John, N. B.; B. W. Andres, R. A. Busby, Amherst, N. S.; W. A. GOYV, Bridgewater, N. S.: Thos. McDonald, Glace Bay, N’. S.; .T. W. Churchill. Alex Clarke, J. P. Hire, H. C. Low, Halifax, N. S.; W. K Oliver, H. Morash, Lunenburg, N. S.; E. A. Ernst, Mahone Bay, N. S.; L .YleCallum, NeW Glasgow, N. S.; L. E. Weatherbee, New Waterford, N. S.; A. M. Potter, Springhill, N. S.; Robt Stewart, Stellarton, N. S.; H. M. Mersereau, Sydney, N. S.: E. A. McDonald, Sydney Mines, N. S.; F. L. Layton, W. J. Christie, T. G. Taylor, Truro, N. S.; Fire Marshal J. A. Rudland, Halifax, N. S.
Riverhead, L. I., to Erect Fire Headquarters—A contract has been placed for the construction of a fire department headquarters in Riverhead, L. I., N. Y., to cost $40,000.