N. Y. Fire Bell Club Dines
About 275 members of the New York Fire Bell Club, and invited guests, attended the Club’s 14th Annual Dinner Lincoln’s Birthday eve at the Hotel Martinique, New York City. President Homer E. Martin presided. On the dais were Fire Chief Peter Loftus, Deputy Fire Commissioners Horwitz and Pacetta, Fred Link of the Link Radio Co. and Father F. R. Froenhoefer.
An outpouring of top officials of the New York Fire Department and the Fire Patrol enjoyed the dinner and the brief entertainment, high point of which was a skit “Call the Fire Department” written by Al. Blume, Brooklyn Buff and staged by Phil McGovern, Chief Dispatcher and Johnny Allen, Brooklyn Dispatcher.
Matty Lomasney was presented with a gold badge in recognition of his many years of service. Numerous prizes were handed out to lucky ticket holders. A quartet from the 7-7 club of Brooklyn rendered selections.