Lawrence Ufford wins National 4-H fire prevention contest

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Lawrence Ufford wins National 4-H fire prevention contest - 36 THE POST-STANDARD, Syracuse, N. Y., ,...
36 THE POST-STANDARD, Syracuse, N. Y., , September 27, Young Cincinnatus Farmer, Top Fire Hazard Spotter, to Visit Coast CORTLANP--Lawrence Ufford, 11. who recently won the National National 4-H fire "prevention contest, will be an extremely busy young man. The Cincinnatus farmer leaves Oct. 5 for an expense-paid trip to San Francisco where he will attend attend the annual meeting of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. On the Wes; Coast, fie will tour Hollywood and stop at the Grand Canyon on thr return trip. He will also be a guest on a national television television show 31 Chicago. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Wendell Ufford, Lawrence Ufford recently recently graduated from the Cincinatus Cincinatus Centr.ii School. He won county and state fire prevention honors and vent on to cop the national award. In two yeais he has inspected and tabulated fire hazards on 29 farms in Cortland and Chenango counties. He has been in 4-H Club work 11 years, using his father's 200-acre dairy farm as a base of operations. Ufford won the 1952 state fire prevention cc ntest for his inspection inspection and report of fire hazards hazards on 19 sets of farm buildings. He is a member of the Cortland and Chenango counties' 4-H Councils Councils and is president of the State Central District 4-H Council. Council. · He recently took a leading part in building and designing a. large farm pond which serves a recreational use and provides water for possible fire outbreaks in the nearby buildings. Ufford won the Dufort Foundation Foundation scholarship this summer', thus copping an all-expense trip to Camp Mimwanca on Lake Michigan. His plans on his return from the west? "Fire prevention studies and practices," he said. "Fire is one of the biggest threats to the farmer, mnd I'm interested in reducing or eliminating the threat wherever possible." CHECKS BARN FUSE BOXES--Lawrence Ufford, 21, Cincinnatus, who recently won the national 4-H fire prevention contest, is abtwe checking fuse boxes in the barn of his father's dairy farm. He will leave Oct. 5 on an expense-paid trip 'to San Fnacisco. FIRE HAZARDS IN HOME--Uffora's fire prevention work extends into Cincinnatus district homes as well as farms. He is shown above looking at wiring hi a "house where too many plugs are connected to a single outlet. Those In Service ···^·^M^^V^B-i^HB^BM BGT. JAMES R. REYNOLDS, aon of Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Reynolds, Reynolds, 814 S. Geddes st., has returned returned to Fort Meade, Md, for r e a s signment, following a 30- day leave which he spent with his parents here. Sgt. Reynolds recently finished a 36-month tour of duty in Germany Germany with the 16th I n f a n t r y Reginrent of the 8ft. J. Reynolils First Division. Sgt. Reynolds received his basic training at Fort Knox and later attended a motor mechanics school in Atlanta, Ga. Joseph R. Caliill. YNTSN, IT. S. Navy, has bam graduated from Class A, Personnel Administration School at th3 Naval Training Center *t Bambridge, Md. The| seaman, son oT Mr. and Mrs. Jo-| ?eph M. Cahill of 361 Midland ave., RECREATION OF FARM POND--One of Ufford's "projects was the designing and construction of a farm pond Tor water storage purposes in case of fire. He is shown above preparing for a canoe ride on the pond, which also has recreational value. and days The 749 with the conducted, new Sta"ff 2 p. regional door and At classes Aides hours. The operation p. m. contributors to center Hed of course evening that aid existing The Aides some they time taking their duties program work Grey quired will program canteen Staff two-hour with served training administration, well registration, Mrs. announced both students. can do At To Casimir Saturday Sunday and who afternoon. Gen.

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  2. 27 Sep 1953, Sun,
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