Louisiana Firemen to Meet

Louisiana Firemen to Meet

The twenty-fourth annual convention of the Louisiana State Firemen’s Association will be held in Jennings, Sept. 19 to 22.

Registration of members will take place the afternoon of Sept. 19 and will be continued to the following morning. During the afternoon of the first day there will be a luncheon and theatre party for the ladies and a smoker for the men.

The convention will be called to order Sept. 20 by President R. A. Bogan, chief of fire department. Baton, Rouge. A representative of the Louisiana State Fire Prevention Bureau will present a paper on “Hazards of Natural Gas.” Chief J. W. Miles, of Crowley, delegate to the International Association of Fire Chiefs, will present his report. Other talks scheduled are “ Fire Prevention,” by R. J. Gregory, state fire marshal; “Fire Prevention in Public Schools,” by W. P. Arnette, superintendent, Jeff Davis Parish Schools; “Fire Prevention and the Citizen,” by Louis Krielow; “ Cooperation of Volunteer Companies,” by W. A. Robertson, Opelousas, and “ Relationship of Insurance Commission to the Public.”

In the morning the ladies will be taken on a tour to Lake Arthur and a special luncheon will be served. In the afternoon the firemen will be treated to an automobile trip to Welsh.

Fire Pump on Display at Berlin Exposition At the Water and Gas Exposition held in Berlin, Germany, there was displayed a fire pump that is mounted on the front of an automobile to serve as a fire apparatus unit.

On Saturday morning, John M. Evans, chief of New Orleans Fire Department, will lead the round table discussion. At noon there will be a luncheon for delegates, members and their guests at the Jennings Rotary Club. In the afternoon, a tea has been arranged for the ladies. From seven to nine in the evening there will be a water fight, and then dancing will be enjoyed.

Entertainment and a barbecue have been arranged for Sunday at Lake Arthur. This will officially close the convention.

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