yr ogress In Boll ding Up. Progress .made In buildln? up the fir department In the past few - years was also the tneme of ex - Mayor Jer - myn's talk, the former city executive tcllinr ef the rapid strides made in the (retaliation of motor, apparatus. Tho greater part of tho motor driven equipment equipment now In use In the city was pur chased during Mayor Jermyn'a admin istrr tion. . - Broking at th evening session. Mr. McDonald stated that perhrns no othir organised body In the world has In its constitution a clause s' inula ting, that shall not strike. He urred a bettor realisation of th duty of the employe of today. D'lt declared th&i there hs been a terrible drnreclat'on In production production because of dissatisfaction t.mong tne laoorcrs or tne country, Councilman Seville and Tronn als" offered their tribute to th men of the bureau. te two city fathers serfng that by their work th fir fighters have roii"ht to Sc - snton th reputation of having on of the best nre department In the country. Mr. Strohl spoke briefly of th part th service men played In th war, .Credit for th success of the affair is due the members of the committee who aranred for It, as follows: Cap tain r. E. wucor and U. S. Cutler. lieutenants Thomas Grant, Howard Wai'rer d John Murray. William frsff. William McMannlon. Bert Tr mas, Frank O'Boyle and John Gib bon. Men of th bureau who were In th service are: George Neher, Arthur Arthur Frltchl. Walter Trln. George Biackledge. Thomas Davis. Henry Keiierman. Flnley Llttlejohn. John Parry. Havden Gwynne. Edward Hartman, Chrl Schrleber, P. T. Reese, Hanry Watklns. Duk Davis. Thomas W. Banks, Frank McAioon. Frank Hughes. P .Stone. Gomer Davis, Davis, David Hopkins, Earl Walker. Henry Weber, John Murphy. John Parry. Robert Kelly, Joseph Davis and John Schroeder.