New England Chiefs Plan for Convention
Officers and directors of the New England Association of Fire Chiefs held a meeting in Providence, R. I, on January 12 to discuss plans for the convention to be held there on June 20, 21, and 22.
Officers present were Chief Thomas F. Burns, Bridgeport, Conn., President; Chief Oliver T. Sanborn, Portland, Me.; Chief Alfred H. Koltonski, Rutland, Vt.; Chief Charles H. French, Manchester, N. H.; Chief John W. O’Hearn, Watertown, Mass.; Chief James A. Downey, Wallingford, Conn.; Chief Daniel B. Tierney, Arlington, Mass.; Chief Thomas H. Cotter, Providence, R. I.; Chief A. J. Cote, Woonsocket, R. I.; Chief Frank J. Callahan, Central Falls, R. I.: Chief Napoleon Taupier, Pawtucket, R. I.; Deputy Chief Arthur E. Harris, Meriden, Conn.; Harry Belknap, Boston, Press Representative; and Frank McManus, aid to Chief O’Hearn.
Visits were made to the ProvidenceBiltmore Hotel and to two state armories. The following Exhibit Committee was appointed: Chief Frank J. Callahan, Central Falls, Chairman; Chief Napoleon Taupier, Pawtucket; and Chief Daniel B. Tierney, Arlington.