Short School To Be Held in Baton Rouge

Short School To Be Held in Baton Rouge

A six-day course in firemenship will be held at Baton Rouge, La., April 16-21, under the supervision of the Louisiana State Firemen’s Association. Certificates will be awarded to each department or station that has one or more men in attendance at all sessions of the course. Individual certificates will also be presented. The course will be in charge of Capt. Frank O’Callaghan. The other instructors are Chief J. B. Lewis, Shreveport; Capt. William Arnold, New Orleans; Capt. J. W. Faler, Monroe, and Capt. G. W. Sumners, New Orleans. The program follows:

Monday, April 16

10 a. m.-12:00 Noon.—Registration.

12 Noon-l:15 p. m.—Lunch.

1:15 p. m.-l:30 p. m.—Greetings— Hon. W. H. Bynum, Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

1:30 p. m.-2:00 p. m.—Rules and Regulations, outlined explanation of course of study—President R. A. Bogan, Louisiana State Firemen’s Association.

2 p. m.-2:30 p. m.—Work of the Fire Marshal’s Office. Hon. R. J. Gregory, State Fire Marshal.

2:30 p. m.-5:00 p. m.—Demonstration in use of Tools and Equipment—Members of the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

5 p. m.-6:15 p. m.—Supper.

615 p. m.-8:15 p. m.—First Aid Instructions—Under Supervision of C. E. Saxon, representative of U. S. Bureau of Mines.

Tuesday, April 17

8:30 a. m.-9:00 a. m.—Calisthenics.

9 a. m.-12:00 Noon. Instructions in use of Tools and Equipment—Drill Masters.

12 Noon-1:00 p. m.—Lunch.

1 p. m.-2:00 p. m.—Fire Streams and Friction Loss— Walter Grant. Louisiana Rating and Fire Prevention Bureau.

2p. m.-5:00 p. m.—Instructions in use of Pumper. Hydrant Operation—Drill Master. Mr. Grant, Mr. Buchanan. Mr. Church.

5 p. m.-6:15 p. m.—Supper.

6:15 p. m.-8:15 p. m.—First Aid Instructions—Under Supervision of C. E. Saxon, representative of U. S. Bureau of Mines.

Wednesday, April 18

8:30 a. m.-9:00 a. m.—Calisthenics.

9 a. m.-12:00 Noon.—Instructions in use of Tools and Equipment—Drill Masters.

12 Noon-1:00 p. m.—Lunch.

1 p. m.-2:00 p. m.—Care of Hose, Operation and Maintenance of Pumps and Appliances — H. T. Buchanan, Lousiana Rating & Fire Prevention Bureau.

2 p. m.-2:30 p. m.—Discussion of above topic by class.

2:30 p. m.-5:00 p. m.—Field Demonstration in use of Pumper In Drafting Operations—Drill Masters, Mr. Grant, Mr. Church, Mr. Buchanan.

5 p. m.-6:15 p. m.—Supper.

6:15 p. m.-8:l5 p. m.—First Aid Instructions—Under Supervision of C. E. Saxon, representative of U. S. Bureau of Mines.

Thursday, April 19

8:30 a. m.-9:00 a. m.—Calisthenics.

9 a. m.-12:00 Noon. Instructions in use of Tools and Equipment—Drill Masters.

12 Noon-1:00 p. m.—Lunch.

1 p m.-2:00 p. m.—Instruction on Salvage Work by Chief Jas. T.O’Donnell, Salvage Corps, St. Louis, Mo.

2 p. m.-3:30 p. m.—Demonstration in Salvage Work, Supervised by Chief Jas. T. O’Donnell.

3:30 p. m.-5:00 p. m.—Ventilation, its Alms and Methods— Chief John M. Evans. New Orleans Fire Dept. (Followed by Demonstration).

5 p. m.-6:15 p. m.—Supper.

6:15 p. m.-8:15 p.m—First Aid Instructions—Under Supervision of C. E. Saxon, representative of U. S. Bureau of Mines.

Friday, April 20

8:30 a. m.-9:00 a. m.—Calisthenics.

9 a. m.-l2:00 Noon.—Instructions in use of Tools and Equipment—Drill Masters.

12 Noon-1:00 p. m.—Lunch.

1 p. m.-2:30 p. m.—Demonstration of Dust Explosions— H. P. Dixie, Louisiana Rating & Fire Prevention Bureau.

2:30 p. m.-5:00 p. m.—Review of Instruction as given by Drill Masters.

5 p. m.-6:15 p. m.—Supper.

6:15 p. m.-8:15 p. m.—First Aid Instructions—Under Supervision of C. E. Saxon, representative of U. S. Bureau of Mines.

Saturday, April 21

8:30 a. m.-9:00 a. m.—Calisthenics.

9 a. m.-l2:00 Noon.—Grading on Instructions as given by Drill Masters.

12 Noon-1:00 p. m.—Lunch.

1 p. m.-3:00 p. m. Issuing of Certificates and Remarks By Members of the Board of Supervisors.

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