COLUMBUS CONVENTION OF FIRE ENGINEERS

COLUMBUS CONVENTION OF FIRE ENGINEERS

There is only a short time remaining until the convention of the International Association of Fire Engineers opens at Columbus. Those intending to be present should make their arrange ments at once, in order to obtain good traveling and hotel accommodations. There is no doubt that the meeting will be most instructive and entertaining. as the local committee has prepared an exceptionally attractive program for the occasion. Those who are not already members of the association ought to make application to the officials in charge of departments at once for time to go to Columbus and a sufficient amount to defray traveling expenses. The city selected is central, so that no complaint can be made by those in the middle and eastern States on the score of its being too far away. Act promptly. The secretary will furnish full particulars of the meeting bv addressing him at Roanoke, Va. Remember the date, August 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th. The hotels have a uniform rate of $3 and $4, a day, American plan, w’th two persons in each room, and the Northern hotel can accommodate too persons at $3 a day, American plan. Decide now. You have everything to gain, nothing to lose by your attendance at Columbus. A. G. liolmes, chairman finance committee, care of Pittsburg Meter company; T. C. Clifford, chairman entertainment committee, care of Pittsburg Meter company; Wallace McCattsland, chairman exhibit committee, 316 Second ave., Pittsburg, for exhibition space, care and transportation of exhibits; G. If. Bailey, chairman reception committee, House building, Pittsburg, for general information, badges, etc. Send your application for membership to T. H. Verner, chairman membership committee, care of Water department, McKeesport, Pa.

Following is the program :

Tuesday, August 25th, 10 a. m„ assemble at the Southern Hotel, march to the Columbus Board of Trade Auditorium, call the convention to order, 2 p. m., business session, 2:30 p. m., ladies visit the Ohio Penitentiary; 8 p. m., memorial service; Wednesday, exhibitors’ day, 9:30 a. m., practical tests of fire apparatus and appliances on Broad street between High and Third streets, 2 p. m„ business session, 2 p. m„ automobile ride for ladies and a visit to the U. S. Barracks. 8 p. m„ theatre party, ladies and gentlemen; Thursday 9 a. m„ not decided upon, 10 a. m., business session, 1 130 p. m., photograph of the members of the association west side of the Ohio CapitoL 2 p. m„ take cars for cob dinner, returning go direct to Olentangy Park; Friday 0 a. m„ business session. 2 p. m„ business session, 8 p. m., smoker and lunch. Collins Garden, the Exhibit Hall s. w. corner Rich and Third streets.

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