N. E. Directors Plan for Convention
A meeting of the Board of Directors, New England Association of Fire Chiefs, was held in the Hotel Statler, Boston, on March 21. Plans were discussed for the twelfth annual convention which will be held in Burlington, Vt., June 26-29. President Tierney announced that among the topics at the convention would be the following: “The Keeping of Fire Department Records” by Chief John C. Moran, Hartford, Conn.; “The Chemistry of Fires” by Chief Oliver T. Sanborn, Portland, Me.; “Radio Service for Fire Departments” by Chief Henry A. Fox, Boston, Mass.; “Fire Fighting in Small Towns” by Chief Irving Hammond, Westbrook, Mass.; and “The Uses of 1 1/2-Inch Hose” by Chief Henry Taft, Norwich, Conn. There will also be addresses by M. Norcross Stratton, of the Division of Vocational Education of the Massachusetts Department of Education; Chief Charles H. French, Manchester, N. H.; and Ex-Assistant Chief Thomas F. Dougherty, New York. It is expected that Director Robert O. Small, of the Vocational Division of the Massachusetts Department of Education, will be a guest of the Chiefs at the convention.
Secretary O’Hearn reported the death of Ex-Chief Edward Comber, of Narragansett Pier, R. I., on March 7.
The directors and guests, following the meeting, attended the luncheon of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Massachusetts.