Illinois Fire College Meets June 19 to 22

Illinois Fire College Meets June 19 to 22

The tenth annual Illinois Fire College, under the auspices of the Illinois Firemen’s Association, is to be held at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Ill., on June 19-22. Both paid and volunteer departments are to be represented. The program is as follows:

Tuesday, June 19, Morning, 215 Electrical Engineering Building

9:00—Registration.

Greetings-—Hon. Henry Horner. Governor of Illinois; Hon. Ernest Palmer, Director of Insurance, Illinois; Hon. Chas. J. Mullikin. Mayor, Champaign. Iii.; Hon. Lyman Hurd, Mayor, Urbana, Illinois; President A. H. Daniels, University of Illinois.

Response—Assistant Chief, Joe Valentine, President, Illinois Firemen’s Association, Inc.. Rock Island. Illinois.

Recent Fires In the State—Hon. Sherman V. Coultas, State Fire Marshal, Springfield, Illinois.

Mob Psychology—Chief Harry K. Rogers, Chief Engineer, Fire Prevention Department, AVestern Actuarial Bureau. Chicago.

Afternoon, Training Tower.

Group Red—Ladder arid Hose Work—Chief Harry K. Rogers, Chief Engineer, Fire Prevention Department, Western Actuarial Bureau, Chicago.

Group White—Minor Equipment—Gas Masks—Captain Hugh Ousley, Fire Department Instructor, Missouri Inspection Bureau, St. Louis, Mo.

Group Blue—-Life Saving, First Aid Salvage—Chief J. W Just. Fire Department Instructor, Illinois Inspection Bureau, Chicago.

4:30Baseball—Squirters vs. Hookers.

Wednesday, June 20, Morning, 215 Electrical Engineering Building

School One—Engineer’s School: Colonel Clarence Goldsmith, Asst. Chief Engineer, National Board of Fire Underwriters, Chicago. Types of Pumps—Centrifugal, Rotary, Piston. Simple Hydraulics.

School Two—Inspectors’ School: Chief J. W. Just, Instructor. Sprinkler Systems and Inspections. Reports and Fire Maps. Underwriters’ Labels.

School Three—For all men not electing to take any of the other two schools and those attending for the first time. Firemen’s School: Instructors Chief Harry K. Rogers and Captain Hugh Ousley. Rope Work. Small Tools. Extinguishers. Forcible Entry. The Axe.

School FourInstructors’ School: W. Fred Heisler, Division of Vocational Education. Oklahoma A. & M. College. This school is intended for those who desire to become instructors in regional schools. The work will consist of lectures on important subjects. –

4:30 Baseball—Plugs vs. False Alarms.

f’lltirNdlty, June 21, Morning, Training Tower, 9 O’clock

Group Red—Minor Equipment, Gas Masks, Captain Hugh Ousley.

Group White—Life Saving, First Aid, Salvage—Chief J. W.

Group Blue—Ladder and Hose Work—Chief Harry K. Rogers.

Afternoon, 215 Electrlcal Engineering Building.

1:30—Electrical Conductivity of Fire Streams and Liquids— R. B. Criswell, Ohio Inspection Bureau, Columbus, Ohio, or Chief J. W. Just.

Some Hazards of Fire Fighting—-Clarence Goldsmith.

Round Table—-Harry K. Rogers.

4:30—Baseball Finals.

8:00—Public Demonstration by Champaign-Urbana Fire Departments.

Friday. June 22. Morning, Training’ Tower, 9 O’clock

Group RedLife Saving. First Aid, Salvage—Chief J. W. Just.

Group Whitt—Ladder and Hose Work—Chief Harry K. Rogers.

Group Blue Minor Equipment. Gas Masks—Captain Hugh Ousley.

Afternoon, 215 Electrical Engineering Building

1:30— Elementary Science in the Fire Department—AV. Fred Heisler, Division of Vocational Education, Oklahoma A. & M. College.

Demonstrations of Common Fire Hazards—G. T. Cook, Engineer, National Board of Fire Underwriters.

The 1935 Fire College—Richard E. Vernor, Manager. Fire Prevention Department, Western Actuarial Bureau, Chicago.

Awarding Attendance Prizes—By Harry K. Rogers.

Cotati, Cal., has purchased fire apparatus for $4,000. The unit carries a 350-gallon tank.

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