Illinois Course Draws Record Attendance

Issue 8 and Volume 85.

Illinois Course Draws Record Attendance A large number of students enrolled for the eighth annual fire college that was held at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, June 21-24, under the auspices of the Illinois Firemen’s Association. Previous to the school, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States sent out a letter to all Chambers of Commerce in Illinois urging city officials, firemen and others to attend. It is believed that this may have helped to bring the registration up to 416. As each person registered, he was placed in either the red, white or blue group, and he was given both a badge and number. Each group was under a leader. A diploma signed by officers of the Illinois Firemen’s Association and the Director of the College was issued to each one who attended fifty per cent of the meetings and who participated in the work. The committee which…

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