OKLAHOMA AND INDIAN TERRITORY FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION,
The fourteenth annual convention of the Oklahoma and Indian Territory Firemen’s association will be held at Ardmore, I. T., on May 7, 8, 9. The place of meeting will be the city hall, where Lee Cruce, president of the association. Mayor R. W. Dick and Chairman J. M. Shelton, of the fire committee will deliver addresses of welcome. The topics and assignments are as follows: “Hose apparatus and couplings,” Mark Kessler, OklaKessler, Oklahoma City, and Wood, Anadarko, Okla.; “Firefighting,” W. G. Hall. Stillwater, and Borman, Pond Creek, Okla.; “Relation between paid and volunteer firemen,” Radley, Lawton, Okla.; “Fire – Alarms,” Alder. Tulsa, I. T.; “Waterworks,’’ Gruber, Guthrie, Okla.; “Good of association,” Frank Smith, Muskogee, I. T.; “Hydrants, J. B. Foster. Chandler, Okla.: “Salary of paid firemen,’ L. C. Slaughter, Ardmore, I. T.; “Insurance and organisation,” Hans P. Bee. Ardmore, I. T.; “Paying volunteers,” Duncan. I. T. Open discussions will be held on the following subjects: “The best methods of caring for cotton hose;’’ “The training of fire-horses.” The second and third days will be devoted to the tournament. All information as to the convention and its proceedings and the tournament, as well as the lighter features of the gathering may IK: obtained from the Ardmore, Okla.. fire department or Hans P. Bee. national organiser, of the same city. It may be added that the program is tastefully got up in a neat booklet, whose make tip reflects the highest credit on the Ardmoreite Press, of Ardmore.