Tri-State Water and Light Association
The seventh annual convention of the TriState Water and Light Association of the Carolinas and Georgia, to be held at Macon, Ga., April 17, 18 and 19, will be opened with an address by Hon. John A. Streyer, president, Macon Chamber of Commerce. There will be an address of welcome by Hon. Bridges Smith, mayor of Macon and an address by Hon. Rolan Ellis, Macon, with response by Hon. A. J. Sproles, Greenwood, S. C. President’s report will be presented by E. M. Anderson, president, Abbeville, S. C. On the afternoon of the first day announcement will be made of the winner of the loving cup in the membership contest. There will be an address on “The Establishment of Laboratories for Chemical and Bacterial Tests at Small Waterworks” by Ray C. Werner, of the Georgia State Board of Health, Atlanta, Ga.; a discussion by Dudley Chipley, Columbus; D. L. Gaston, Commerce; G. H. Sargent, LaGrange; W. T. Jones, Fayetteville; J. G. Barnwell, Rock Hill, and an address, “The Grounding of Secondaries and Transformer Cases,” by R. T. Long, Anderson, S. C. In the evening an address, “The Rusting of Water Pipe,” illustrated by use of lantern slides, will be made by H. Y. Carson, of New York, and there will be a motion picture entertainment by the General Electric Company, Atlanta Office. On Wednesday morning, April 18th, there will be an address, “The Relation of Water Supply to Disease,” by Dr. F. L. Parker, Charleston, S. C., and an address, “Standai dization,” by W. Rawson Collier, Atlanta, Ga. Discussion. On Wednesday afternoon, April 18th, at 2 p. m., the convention and ladies will be entertained with a barbecue and Brunswick stew at the Macon Waterworks plant. There will be an automobile drive through the peach belt in Fort Valley section. In the evening there will be an entertainment and demonstration by the use of lantern slides by F. C. Wyse and G. H. White, of the Columbia, S. C.. waterworks. The session on Thursday morning, April 19, will be opened with an address, “Fire Protection,” by A. M. Schoen, of Atlanta, Ga. There will also be an address, “The Early Development of Watthour Meters,” by Thomas Fuller, Atlanta. Ga., and an address, “Laying Water Pipe,” by W. E. Vest, Charlotte, N. C., and ‘discussion. The presentation of loving cup, election of officers, superintendent’s discussion and selection of city for 1918 convention will take place in the afternoon. Members of the association and others applying for membership will report at Room No. 902, Hotel Dempsey, where the secretary-treasurer, W. F. Sticglitz, will distribute badges. Hotel Dempsey will be headquarters during the convention. A treat is in store for the women guests of the convention. The ladies will be entertained at the Grand, and at a luncheon by Mrs. J. E. Guilford. They will be tendered a motion picture show party some time during the day on the 17th, 18th or 19th.