Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on September 24, 1944 · Page 8
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Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 8

Cumberland, Maryland
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Sunday, September 24, 1944
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EIGHT SUNDAY' TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1914 A- ..•:,. "-.,-.- . , ' < •, "• \ i , <^ " ' - i ,~ > i «„ - -.v*. -,^ >,^>v ' - *-', •-. •»" ?•.-.• : • = • .• -.-•. •'".-•'•• > * • > - , f * • x i • '•• ' ""• / • . i • *\ / ' •• - ^ •••'.•• > - • N , v •• ^^ : — - ' \ ' > . - J- . X V 'A -,_ t - /"-%" ^< r * \^' Firemen Have Busman's Holiday Over 400 volunteer and auxiliary firemen attended the first picnic and demonstration here last Sunday sponsored by the Allcgany and Garrett County Volunteer Firemen's Association at Smouse's Beach, off Baltimore Pike. Maryland State President Fhil Ryan, of 3It. Rainier, is addressing the throng in top picture. Only a portion of the crowd is visible, the trucks blocking out a. hundred or more people to the right. Firemen were present from Western Maryland and nearby West Yirginiu, and so successful was the event that it Is likely to become nn annual affair. The idea of combining pleasure and instruction at an outdoor fet-logether appealed to everyone as worth continuing. A feature of the day were demonstrations of modern fire fiffhlinj methods. Above, three volunteer firrrnrn wulk straight into a fire smothering It with, a tag no7,zle spray of water. In the center picture Is R demonstration of tlic use nf R. carbon dioxide cxtinjulshcr on a small fire. A comedy group showed what thouhl NOT be done at .1 fire, A raging oil fire Is. brought under control (above) by the spray method where a. steady stream of water would only spread the flames. These demonstrations were directed by Fire Chief A. C. Howard, Kelly-Springfield Tire Co.; Fire Chief E. I). Bruce, Celanese Corporation of America, and Fire Chief II. A. Lasher, Allcgany Ballistics laboratory. \\fff .irr Ihr chiefs i>f thr volunteer fire romprmlc* tliat took part In last Sunday's outing and demonstration. Left In right (front r,-,«i .irr -.crn llus>,r!l MrMniilo. Clnryivlllr; Kussrll Dolly, Fllntstonr; Joseph Carter, Mt. Savage; David N. Robertson, Bowman's Art(Illlnn: I Tarry I.. Smith, Midland; Waller Ahbotl, Lonaconinf; naught Deremrr, Fort Ashby, W. Va., and Charles Patterson, Rloom- Iriclnn. In (he bark row (itamitne) arc W. C. Clarke. McCoole: Hoy Gross, assistant chief nallfmore Pike; John Mllkowkl, nislrirt l(i; Alfred K;inim;»uf, Hord'n Shaft; II. A. Laahcr, Cresaplown; Homer Ambrose, AlrCoole, AIlr«any County Clilrf; Arch Baker, Froslhurit: K. T. llrarhle.v. I.aV.ile; frrd Drryer. Deep Creek I»ike, and \VIIIIam Mnyles, We-itcrnporl. ' Stale President Phil Ryan, of Mt. Rainier, In In the center of the back row above. Surrounding him arc county officers. 'Left U riffhl (standing) arc John Pritchard, board of trustees; I). C. Hlpifs, member state executive committee; Stale President Ryan; Felli Foolc. county legislative committee; Nelson W. Russlcr, county legislative committee. In the front row are Chester W. Shlmcr, cniintf secretary; Harlan Lasher, county vice president; William A. Wilson, county president; I-. E. Wortman, county treasurer, nni Elmer Kicht, stale treasurer, who is not pictured. The commitler In charge of the day's program, not pictured. Included .loscph Wcnrlch, Joseph Carter, Italph Ganlt, Chnrles Wil- non and I.uther Knlh.

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