Great Lakes Chiefs Meet
During the conference of the I.A.F.C. at New Orleans on Sept. 27-29, several meetings of the sectional organizations comprising the International Association were held.
The Great Lakes Division met and elected officers as follows: President, Chief George Knoll, Cicero, Ill.; First Vice-President, Chief E. P. Welch, Columbus, O.; Second Vice-President, Chief Frank Bender, Jr., Saginaw, Mich.; Secretary-Treasurer, Chief R. E. Mottesheard, Dearborn, Mich.; Director in International Association, Chief Peter Steinkellner, Milwaukee, Wis.; State Vice-President, Michigan, Chief Frank Van Alto, Kalamazoo; Ohio, Chief H. E. King, East Cleveland, O.; Indiana, Chief Thomas Clune, Gary; Illinois, Chief Albert Ludeke, Freeport; Wisconsin, Chief A. J. Rahn, Two Rivers, and Minnesota, Chief N. F. Quist, Virginia, Minn.
The Southwestern Association of Fire Chiefs, composed of heads of Fire Departments in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, held its annual meeting, and elected the following officers: Sidney Hansen, Dallas, Texas, President; G. F. Williams, College Station, Texas, First Vice-President; J. C. McEachern, Haynesville, La., Second Vice-President; and J. Ray Pence, of Stillwater, Okla., Secretary-Treasurer.