“Stover Special” to Convention
Frank F. Stover of the Game well Company has arranged a Special train to lake those who plan to go to the I. A. F. E. convention at New Orleans, and who plan to embark from Chicago or points nearby.
For the accommodation of members and their families who will attend the Convention of the International Association Fire Engineers, to be held in New Orleans, La., arrangements have been made with the Illinois Central System for a special train, consisting of high grade steel constructed, electric lighted sleeping cars, observation sun parlor lounging car and dining car. This train which will be known as the “Stover Special” will leave Chicago (Central Station, Michigan Boulevard and Roosevelt Road) at 6:15 p. m. Sunday, October 17th, stopping at 53rd and 63rd Streets, Chicago, Kankakee, 111., Champaign, 111., Mat toon. 111., Effingham, 111., Centralia, 111., Carbondale, III., Cairo Junction, 111., Fulton, Ky. and Memphis, Tenn., arriving New Orleans 8:15 p. m., Monday October 18th. All those attending this convention are cordially invited to join this special train at Chicago or en route. This is an ideal way in which to make the trip, as it will give one an opportunity to renew old acquaintanceships and discuss matters of mutual interest to be taken up at the convention. Pullman fares, lower berth, $10.13; upper berth $8.10. Drawing Room, $36; Compartment, $28.50.
All those who plan to join the “Stover Special” should mail a check for the Pullman fare to Frank F. Stover, The Gamcwell Company, 417 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, III. When purchasing railroad tickets, do not forget to ask the ticket agent for a certificate which will be validated at the convention. This will enable one to return on the same railroad at one-half of the usual railroad rate.