Southwestern Section to Meet in Fort Worth
The sixth annual convention of the Southwestern Association of Fire Chiefs—Southwestern Section of the 1. A. F. C.—will be held at the Blackstone Hotel, Fort Worth, Tex., on May 15 to 17. The tentative program is as follows:
11 a.m.—Opening Session. Address of Welcome, Mayor Wm. Bryce Response, Chief R. A. Bogan, Baton Rouge, La. Appointment of Committees.
Memorial Service. Memorial Address, Rev. W. R. White Memorial Committee—S. D. O’Connor, Chief Fire Dept., Beaumont, Tex. W. M. Wolfe, Dp. Chief Fire Dept., Dallas, Tex. M. A. Jameson, Asst. Chief. Fort Worth. Tex.
Monday Afternoon—Fire Prevention Session
2 p.m.—Fire Prevention Legislation. By Cal Estill, Asst. Dist. Atty., Fort Worth
Inspections. By A. R. Averyt, Fire Marshall, Tuisa, Oklahoma.
Educating the Public. By Representative of the National Board of Fire Underwriters.
Note—The above topics will be discussed by members appointed from the convention floor by the presiding officer.
4:30 p.m.—All delegates, ladles and visitors will assemble In the lobby at the Blackstone Hotel for transportation to barbeque at Lake Worth.
Tuesday Morning—Fire Protection Session
9 a.m.—Water Supply and Distribution. By Walter K. Grant.
Louisiana Fire Prevention Bureau, New Orleans, Louisiana. „
Fire Department Personnel. By Chief G. F. Williams, Winters, Texas.
Fire Department Equipment and Costs. By Chief George B. Goff, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Special discussion of this subject by Asst. Chief J. Rae Roe. Abilene, Texas.
9:30 a.m.—(Ladies) Visit to Packing Plants.
12:30 p.m.—(Ladies) Luncheon.
2 p.m.—Round Table Session. Note—The Chairman for the
Round Table Session will be appointed at the convention.
3 p.m. True and False Questions. Printed lists of true and
false questions will be distributed for those attending to answer.
3:30 p.m.—(Ladles) Drive over City.
7 p.m.—Stag Party.
8 p.m.— (Ladies) Theatre Party
Wednesday Morning—Business Session
9 a.m.—1. Adoption of Minutes of previous convention.
2. Report of Secretary-Treasurer. 3. Reading communcations. 4. Reports of committees. 5. Unfinished business. B. Report of Secretary on attendance of members. 7. New business. 8. Selection of next convention city. 9. Election and Installation of officers. 10. Final adjournment. 9:30 a.m.— (latdies) Shopping tour.
8 p.m.—Wednesday night, Dance, Blackstone Ball Room.