Milwaukee Leads in Pay for Chiefs
Milwaukee in paying its chief $6,000 a year leads in the salary paid fire chiefs in Wisconsin, according to a survey made by the Municipal Information Bureau of the University Extension Division, University of Wisconsin.
Seven cities pay their fire chiefs $3,000 or more, twelve cities have no paid chiefs. Kenosha pays $4,000. Racine and Green Bay, $3,000, Madison $3,300, Superior $3,180 and West Allis $3,000.
No salaries are paid by the following cities all under 5,000 population: Adams. Brodhead. Durant, Elroy. Fennimore, Glenwood, Hartford, Horicon, Hudson, Lake Geneva, Pres-
cott and Whitewater.
Lewiston, Me., Demonstrates Ladder—A public demonstration of the new aerial ladder purchased by Lewiston, Me., attracted a very large crowd.
Charlesworth Re-Elected President—Chief Frank Charlesworth of Providence, R. I., was re-elected President of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Rhode Island at the annual meeting held in Providence. This will make his third term as President. Chief Augustine J. Cote, of Woonsocket, was elected First Vice-President; Elmer Capwell, Coventry. Second Vice-President; Thomas V. Daley. Pascoag, Secretary; Clarence E. Cook. Harrisvitle. Treasurer: Directors: Charles C. Rounds. Warren: Eugene Parenteau, West Warwick: Daniel F. McLaughlin. East Providence. At present the club has 147 members in good standing.