Massachusetts Chiefs Hold Annual Meeting
At the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ Club held in the Parker House, Boston, Chief James M. Casey, of Cambridge, was elected president. Other officers were chosen as follows: Chief John P. Doyle, of Wellesley, and Chief William F. Daley, of Brockton, vice-president; and exChief A. Howard Fiske, of Framingham, secretary and treasurer. Chief Fred A. Leonard, Taunton; Chief Alfred L. Mead. Quincy; Chief J. A. Smith, Nashua, N. H.; ex-Chief J. E. Sullivan, Plymouth, and Chief A. Howard Upham, Needham, were named as directors. Ex-Chief Thomas Qualey, of Medford; Chief John F. Leonard, of Belmont, and Chief A. J. Cote, of Pawtucket. R. I., were appointed as auditors, and exChief Frank O. Whi-tmarsh, of Braintree, sergeant-at-arms. The invitation of Chief Francis J. Morris, of Lawrence, to hold the June meeting of the club in that city was accepted. Chief Henry Saxton, of Saugus, was elected to active membership.
Eighty-five privates of the Boston fire department and five outsiders, representing the departments of Lynn, Milton, Everett and Natick, have completed a course in the Boston Fire College.
The city of Boston has awarded American-LaFrance a contract for seven combination motor pumping engines and hose cars of 750 gallons capacity and three combination chemical and hose cars.