Six County Firemen Meet in Hazelton, Pa.
The Six County Firemen’s Association held their annual convention at Hazleton, Pa., on June 16-18. The address of welcome was made by City Solicitor John H. Bigelow, and it was the signal for the opening of the convention which will long be remembered by the members of the association. Memorial services were held on the second day and were conducted by Rev. R. Alvan Beisel. Thomas Kennedy, secretary-treasurer of the mine workers and Hon C. W. Steele of Northumberland were presented with honorary membership in the association.
The delegates were well pleased with the entertainment provided and the hospitality accorded them, and at one of the sessions a resolution was offered thanking the city for the many courtesies extended to the convention.
Flourtown, Pa., Houses New Apparatus—About two thousand volunteer firemen from many suburban towns journeyed to Flourtown to witness the housing of the town’s new fire apparatus. Well-known Philadelphians were speakers and following the ceremonies, there was a baseball game with a carnival in the evening.