California Chiefs Guests of Ship Line
Over one hundred members and associates of the Pacific Coast Association of Fire Chiefs were guests of Los Angeles Steamship Company at a luncheon on March 27 aboard the S.S. City of Los Angeles, tendered to Chiefs of Southern California. Another luncheon will he tendered to the Chiefs on April 24. Up to the present, three hundred Chiefs and their friends have made reservations for the Honoullu trip to the Hawaii convention of the Pacific Coast Chiefs.
Incidentally the mysterious (and some claim it is ancient) order of Snapping Turtles are arranging for a series of initiations to enliven the trip. It is believed by officials of the order that many of the members will have to be reinitiated as “horse marines” The degree team is limbering up to properly instruct candidates in proper arm movements when giving the distress signal.
The party will leave Los Angeles at noon, September 12. A connecting boat from San Francisco will leave at 4 p.m., the day previous. Returning from Honolulu, the Los Angeles group will leave September 22 and will arrive in Los Angeles September 28. The San Francisco and Portland group will leave September 23 and will arrive in San Francisco on September 29.