Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association

Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association

Following is a copy of a circular that has been sent out to the members of the Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association:

DEAR SIR: The thirty-fourth convention of this association is to be held in New Bedford, Mass., on September 24, 25 and 26, 1913, and the board of directors will soon meet and lay their plans for the proceedings of that assembly. That this year’s program may prove of more interest and benefit than ever to the “firemen of the old Bay State,” we once more are asking you to assist us by suggesting your views on whatever subject most especially appeals to you in the line of our work, to be discussed at this convention. It is hoped that each member will take this up as a personal matter and aid us as soon as possible in furthering the success of our meeting together, thereby rendering a service which will he of great value to the members of the board as well as the convention itself. Trusting that we may receive from you a response to the above request at your early convenience, 1 am

Very fraternally yours,

D. ARTHUR BURT, Secretary.

P. S.—It is desired that no one will feel that by answering to our call for suggestions he necessarily will be requested to deliver an essay on whatever subject he may suggest, but that the subject alone, which can be utilized in a general way, will he of interest and service to all.

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Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association

The following circular-letter speaks for itself: The thirty-third convention of the Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association is to he held in Faneuil Hall, Boston, on October 9, 10, and 11, 1912. The board of directors will soon meet and lay their plans for the proceedings of that assembly. That this year’s program may prove of more interest and benefit than ever to the “Firemen of the old Bay State,” we once more are asking you to assist us by suggesting your views on whatever subject most especially appeals to you in the line of our work, to be discussed at this convention. It is hoped that each member will take this up as a personal matter and aid us as soon as possible in furthering the success of our meeting together, thereby rendering a service which will be of great value to the members of the board as well as the convention itself. Trusting that we may receive from you a response to the above request at your early convenience, I am, very fraternally yours.

D. ARTHUR BURT, Secretary.

P. S.—It is desired that no one will feel that by answering to our call for suggestions he necessarily will be requested to deliver an essay on whatever subject he may suggest, but that the subject alone, which can be utilized in a general way, will be of interest and service to all.

Chief Loller. of Youngstown, O., states that in the future the traffic regulations of the police department will be obeyed by the fire department upon returning from fires, but that in going to fires the drivers have instructions to take the shortest routes.