Signal Men Meet
The quarterly meeting of the New England Section of the International Municipal Signal Association was held in Providence, R. I., on June 8 and 9. H. K. Mann spoke on “The Use of Telediphone in the Municipal Signalling Field” and E. W. Davis read a paper on “Non-Metallic Sheath Cables for Municipal and Utilities Service.” Dr. H. B. Friend discussed “The Control of Carpenter Ants in Telephone Poles.” There was a discussion of the false alarm problem and of other matters of interest to fire alarm superintendents.
Supt. Ames, of Providence, acted as host, and the meetings and banquet were held in the Providence Biltmore Hotel.