Iowa Firemen Meet in Council Bluffs Fred W. Baer, of Washington, D. C., President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, spoke at the annual convention of the Iowa Association of Fire Fighters held in Council Bluffs. Capt. Henry Jurgenson, instructor of the Iowa Service Bureau, was one of the speakers. He said that the men should explain to their local residents the importance of maintaining a well equipped and manned Fire Department. By saving one-third of the fire waste in the country, he pointed out, the taxes would be appreciably reduced. The officers are J. W. Martin, Council Bluffs, President; W. I. Nelson, Cherokee, First Vice-President; Elmer Hubacher, Dubuque, Second Vice-President; William Hottel, Des Moines, Secretary-Treasurer; Trustees, U. A. Moran, Sioux City, Dolph Becker, Oelwin, and F. Steinert of Missouri Valley. The 1933 convention will be held in Sioux City.