ST. LOUIS (Jul. 7)
The 27th annual convention of the Progressive Order of the West will open at the Jefferson Hotel beginning July 22 and will continue until the 28th, according to an announcement made today from the executive offices of the order located in St. Louis. Delegates from 200 lodges from all parts of the United States will participate in the convention. Final preparations including the program that will be presented to the delegates, will be completed by the executive board that will meet in Chicago on July 4.
Joseph Schiller of Chicago is the National Grand Master of the P.O.W.A general reception committee is being organized here to receive the delegates properly. The local Chamber of Commerce and other bodies, are actively co-operating with the P.O.W. arrangements committee. The last convention was held in Philadelphia two years ago.