New York Volunteers Hold Convention
The three-day annual convention of the Southwestern New York Firemen’s Association was held at Gowanda, N. Y. Several thousand firemen attended.
Mayor Schwab, of Buffalo, as well as other officials spoke at the annual banquet. At the business meeting the following officers were chosen: Milton C. Guggenheimer of Buffalo, president; Charles J. Shults of Gowanda. financial secretary, holding over; E. C. Green of Allegheny, treasurer: John B. Walters of Angola, sergeant-at-arms; Herman Wagner of Ebenezer, assistant sergeant-at-arms; H. W. Funk of Richburg, vice president for Allegheny County; Fred Weiss of Hamburg, vice president for Erie County; Fred E. Place of Gowanda, vice president for Cattaraugus County; L. W. Freeman of Scio, director for Allegheny County: Stanley Sobocinski of North Collins, director for Erie County ; FrankHalstead, director for Cattaraugus County; Theodore Burns of Westfield, director for Chautauqua County.
Richter Heads Cumberland Firemen—George Richter,. Chambersburg. Pa., has been elected president of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association at the convention! held in Hanover, Pa. C. L. Jacobs, Waynesboro, Pa., was re-elected secretary and W. H. Richter, Chambersburg wasre-elected treasurer.