Program of Kansas Fire Associations

Program of Kansas Fire Associations

The programs of the eighth annual meeting of the Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs and the thirty-seventh annual meeting of the Kansas State Firemen’s Association, which are to occur in Iola, Kan., on Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, are as follows:

Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs—Monday, September 29, 1924, 9:00 a.m.

Music ………………………………… Rotary Club Boy Band Address of Welcome ……………………….. Hon. Chas. F. Scott Response ………………… Chief George T. Mohrbacher, Marysville President’s Address ……………… Chief George L. Light, Liberal Appointment of Committees. Reports. Announcements.

Noon

Needed Legislation—“Compulsory Education in Fire Prevention”; “Compulsory Two Platoons”; “Firemen’s Pension Bill.” Report of International Association . . Chief John McNarrey, Kansas City Paper, “Oil Burners and Their Hazards” ………………….. …………………Asst. Chief Bert Furnas, Wichita, Discussion Address …………….. Hon. W. R. Baker, State Supt. of Insurance Election of Officers. Round Table Discussion. Demonstrations in Exhibit Room.

Joint Meeting of Chiefs’ Association and Kansas State Firemen’s Association (Held in Conjunction with Current Topics Club at 8 p. m.)

Address ……………………… Hon. Richard E. Vernor, Chicago

Kansas State Firemen’s Association Tuesday, September 30 1924, 9:00 a. m.

President’s Address ……………………….J. Irwin Gabel, Holton Appointment of Committees. “Needed Legislation.”—Report from Chief.’ Association. Discussion and Instructions to Legislative Committee. Address ……………………….E. E. Scott, State Fire Marshal Address ………………..W. C. Hodges, Kansas Inspection Bureau

Joint Meeting of Both Associations, 1 p. m., Memorial Building

Address ……………………………….Gov. Jonathan M. Davis Address “Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Gas” and Demonstrations ………………….J. R. Fleming, Mine Safety Appliances Co. Foamite and other demonstrations. Moving Pictures, Grand Theatre (Films furnished by Foaraite-Childs Co.) Exhibition of Workings of Firemen’s Drill School, Wichita Fire Department (Direction Assistant Chief Furnas).

Memorial Service (Both Associations) First Presbyterian Church at 8 p. m.

Address …………………………………Hon. Chas. F. Scott

Sermon ………………………………………….Rev. Mathis

Music ……………………………………..Presbyterian Choir

Kansas State Firemen’s Association—Wednesday, October 1, 1924, 8:00 a. m.

Reports of Standing Committees. Unfinished business. Round Table Discussions. (Notify secretary of any topic you wish to have discussed.)

New business.

Playlet, “The Arson Case” ………………Pupils of Garfield School (Direction of Miss Allen, Principal.) Address ……………………………..Lieut. Gov. Ben S. Paulen Reports of Special Committees. Election of officers. Selection of place of meeting-in 1925. Adjournment.

Electric Pumps for Morrisville, Pa.—A new storage reservoir will be erected at Morrisville, Pa., and it is planned to install two electric pumping units at the water works plant. The total amount of the expenditures will involve around $48,000. T. B. Stockham is the engineer in charge of the plans.

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