First Vice-President

Issue 12 and Volume 54.

First Vice-President President Magee—The next office to be filled is that of first vice-president. What is the pleasure of the convention? Ex-Chief Johnston, of Crookston, Minn.—Mr. President: Following up the precedent established with reference to the office of president, I wish to place in nomination one of the young chiefs of the United States, a man who has worked his way up the ladder rung by rung until now he stands upon the second rung front the top, a man well qualified to fill the duties, and I refer to Hugo R. Delfs, of Lansing, Mich., for the position of first vice-president. Chief Boyd, of Knoxville, Tenn.—I move that nominations be closed and the secretary cast the ballot of the association for Chief Delfs. (The motion was unanimously carried.) Secretary McFall—Mr. President and gentlemen : Acting under the instructions of this body, it gives me pleasure to cast the vote…

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