Rhode Island Chiefs’ Club Meets
Chief Frank Charlesworth, Providence, presided at a regular meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Rhode Island held at Providence, April 16.
L. S. Johnson gave a talk on the limitations in the use of gas masks in Fire Department work. Capt. Roger Wheeler, who is making a survey of drownings in Rhode Island, explained how the Chiefs could assist in preventative work and he asked their cooperation. Col. Thomas J. H. Peirce, Chief, State Division of Parks and Parkways, spoke on the conservation of forests and the relation of the wooded lands to water supply. He displayed motion pictures which showed activities at a CCC camp. Music was supplied by a “hill billy” orchestra from Washington Camp.
The club voted to endorse an amendment to House Bill 721, and to oppose the Jones bill now in the General Assembly.
The May meeting will be omitted. A committee was appointed to arrange for a clambake at a meeting to be held in