Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 12, 1963 · Page 13
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 13

Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, July 12, 1963
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r . spitalFiremen h -J •. to fiowhere miz zled onlookers this week at Galesburg State Research Hospital when cials state training and refresher courses for members of the Hospital Fii'e - • r - 'i til * - L J !• 'I . a — m • -.ft* I •1 *& r ^ i + *-\ , r - v.--^ UP GOES THE AX—The man who could be in a hot spot in that window but really isn't Is Ed Obcrlandcr, of the hospital fire department, using an approach technique for lifting fire fighting equipment. Assisting is Roy Hagerty, who is guiding a fire axe with a tail rope to avoid damage during the lift. Department of Mental Health Fire Marshal John B. Morrissey t of Galesburg, and his-assistant, Francis Krumtinger of Kewanee, are spending this week with the Research Hospital fire fighting* crew in a summer survey of protection and prevention facilities in all of the, Illinois Department of Mental Health schools and hospitals. Most spectacular of the training features was a precision-team ladder "church raise" in which, in a Tew seconds, four firemen raised a fully extended aluminum ladder to a vertical position and supported it there with ropes to the top anchored by their own bodies. While the ladder swayed in the breeze, other firemen made practice climbs* up one side, over the top, and down the other. Many Techniques Covered A full schedule of training sessions covered evacuations, ladders, hose i fire streams, apparatus practices, and first aid, including artificial respiration and mechanical resuscitation. Mbrrissey emphasized that 90 both GALESBURG, ILL., FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1963 SfiC. 2 PAOft- 14 OVER THE TOP goes Fire Fighter Neil Hoots, as fellow firemen from Galcsburg State Research Hospital anchor the 28-foot aluminum extension ladder with ropes attached to their bodies. Called the "church raise" this spectacular mcth- od is a quick emergency way to reach high areas usually accessible only to massive high lift equipment. The firemen raised the ladder to this position and Hoots was on his way up in less than one minute. Anchoring the ladder solidly are, I. to r M Roy Hagerty, Rudy Anderson, Ed Obenlander and C. C. Vawtcr. I per cent of the state and local program on level is based on inspection for fire prevention. He cited the Research Hospital prevention program'and Fire Department in a statement that the only serious fire there occurred many years ago and that during a construction program. The hospital's fire' fighting Classmates From Alexis Hold Reunion m ALEXIS — A group of former Alexis classmates of high school days gathered July 5 at a club north of Galesburg for supper and an evening of visiting with Maj. and Mrs. William Caslin of Dun- fries, Va., who are vjsiting relatives and friends here. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. John Olin, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Winkler, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Van Fleet, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sperry, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Olin, M|\ and Mrs. Marvin Calhoon, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Forsythe of Viola, and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Holsinger of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Anderson of Sea ton. :1 W ' J An astronaut's aluminized nylon and rubber space suit weighs about 20 pounds and consists of more than'1,600 parts. JOHNS MANVILLE INSULATION • ^ r Your Neighbor Says Call WHITE 342 FIRE FIGHTERS at Galesburg State Research Hospital pose with their equipment after a full week of training and refresher courses. Shown arc, kneeling I. to r., Neil Hoots, Wataga; Ed Obenlander, 60 W. Fourth; Roy Hagerty, Knoxville; Rudy. Anderson, 1126 Harrison; standing, John E. Morrissey, department fire marshal, 657 N. Kellogg; Ira White, 479 Peck; Ferrel Wilson, Adair; assistant fire chief, Roy Nelson, 672 W. Grove; fire chief George Reiber, 1395 Clark; assistant fire chief Frank McAuley, 792 S. Seminary; Larry Hagerty, 1192 N. Broad; C. C. Vawter, 924 N. Kellogg, and Francis Krumtinger, assistant department fire marshal, Kewanee. E. W. McClure, 1732 Florence, is also a fire crew member but was not available for the r picture. crews are headed by George I-I. Reiber, chief, and assistant chiefs Frank M. McAuley and Roy A. Nelson, all of Galesburg. Peoria Slavs On Top in CIC oop With Bullets Signs BALTIMORE, Md. (UPD—Ron Glaser, fourth highest scorer in Marquette history, signed a contract Thursday with the Baltimore Bullets of the National Basketball Association. Glaser pected to team with Rod of West Virginia as twin powers for the Bullets. is ex- Thorn rookie Winning Habit •Dart- HANOVER, N. II. (UPD- mouth's football captain, Scott Creelman, has played in 26 consecutive winning football games. By United Press International Peoria pushed across three unearned runs in the sixth inning against Bloomington Thursday to earn a 7-7 tic and stay atop the Centra] Illinois Collegiate Baseball League. The game was called at the end of seven innings because of darkness. In other action, Springfield shut out Galesburg, 2-0, and Lincoln powered past Champaign-Urbana, 13-6. Springfield hurler Joe Hennessy held Galesburg to seven hits in keeping the capitol club securely in second place. DOWN GOES THE MAN—In controlled fall from a high level window of the gymnasium at Galcsburg State Research Hospital, is Ferrel Wilson, demonstrating the Davy Automatic Safety Fire Escape—the small disc just below the top rung of the ladder. The device, a reel weighing less than twenty pounds including cable, will lower a small child or a large man to the ground automatically at the same speed. In use, the person steps into, or is placed into a harness then steps, or is pushed, from the window to descend safely to the ground. Instruction in the use of this evacuation device was a part of refresher training course. I I • * • + 1. Floridan Is Visitor at New Windsor NEW WINDSOR—Mrs. Thomas Smith of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Axel Blade of Rock Island, were recent guests of Edwin, Harry and Miss Alice Swanson. 5th Bourbon WHISKEY BARCLAY IMPERIAL GLENMORE $ SMIRNOFF Blend VODKA $ 5th Mr. and Mrs. Max Graver and i son David, returned Tuesday from a week's vacation trip during which they visited Mrs. Graver's parents, t Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Gunter at Norfolk, Neb., with Mr. Grayer's uncle at Loveland, Colo., his sister at Lawrence, Kan., and other relatives. Mrs, Henry Anderson of Chittenango, N.Y., called on Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Youngberg, Monday. H. G, Peterson of Rock Island visited the Youngbergs Monday afternoon. 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