Program for Railway Fire Protection

Program for Railway Fire Protection

The Railway Fire Protection Association will meet in New Orleans, La., from October 12 to 14, just prior to the convention of the International Association of Fire Engineers. A number of interesting papers will be presented and the full program for the meeting follows. Arrangements have been made to entertain the wives of the members who are attending the meetings.

Tuesday, October 12th, 1926.

Morning Session—10:00 O’Clock

Address of Welcome—Honorable Mayor of New Orleans, La. Reading Minutes of Last Meeting.

Address of President.

Report of Executive Committee.

Report of Auditing Committee.

Report of Publicity Committee, W. F. Hickey, Chairman. Address, “Spending Money to Make Men,’’ by Mr. L. C. Bentley, General Safety Agent, Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co.

Afternoon Session—2:00 O’Clock

Address, “How a Railroad Can Make Use of the Services of its Fire Underwriters,” by Chas. N. Rambo, Manager, Railroad Insurance Association.

Report of Committee on Statistics, A. R. Savage, Chairman. Report of Committee on Storage of Records, A. I). Brooks, Chairman.

Report oi Committee on Motor Transportation—Passenger and Local Shipments. Geo. H. Scott, Chairman.

Report of C ommittee on Revision of Fuel Oil, 1919, F. J. Tallichet. C’hairman.

Report of Committee on Fuel Oil on Water, W. F. Steffens, Chairman.

Report of Committee on Pyroxylin Lacquers, DeVVitt Rapalje, Chairman.

Wednesday, October 13th, 1926 10:00 O’Clock A. M.

Address. “The Human Element in Fire Prevention,” Robert Scott. Director, Department of Insurance and Safety, A. C. L. Railroad Company.

Open discussion of Field Practice on Lire Prevention and. Protection, directed by G. S. Giles.

Afternoon Session—2:00 O’Clock

Continuation of discussion of Field Practice on Fire Prevention and Protection, directed by G. S. Giles.

Thursday, October 14th, 1926 9:00 A. M.—Sharp

Report of Committee on Hazards Growing Out of the Use and Operation of Acetylene Apparatus on Railroad Property, F. R. Cott, Chairman.

Report of Committee on Hazards Surrounding the Handling. Transportation and Storage of Cotton by Railroads, K. Williamson, Chairman.

New Business.

Report of Nominating Committee and Flection of Officers. Adjournment.

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