Illinois Firemen Meet at Waukegan Better civil service protection for firemen and a decent pension system were urged by Michael L. Igo, U. S. District Attorney, at the convention of the Illinois Firemen’s Association held at Waukegan, October 15 to 17. During the convention there was a demonstration of the new Pirsch aerial ladder, and an extinguisher made by the Akron Brass Company. The new officers are Frank J. Rutkowski, Steger, President; George Knol, Cicero, Vice-President; Roy W. Alsip, Champaign, Secretary; Simon Kellermann, Jr., Edwardsville, Treasurer, and Elmer W. Weidler, Mt. Olive, Historian. The 1936 convention will be held at Pekin.