PACIFIC COAST ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS The eleventh annual convention of the Pacific Coast Association of Fire Chiefs will be held at Olympia, Washington, on September 22, 23, 24, 25, Olympia is the capital of the State and a convenient point for railway and steamship transportation; the hotel accommodations are also of the best. The executive committee is arranging a program that will include essays on fire matters by some of the best known authorities in the world. Harry W. Bring hurst, secretary, Seattle, will give all information. The North Carolina Waterworks association has held its convention, with President Mtchic in the chair. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Colonel J. C. Michie. Durham, president; Major W. F. Robertson, of Wilmington, vicepresident; Mr. E. B. Bain, of Raleigh, secretary and treasurer.