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Archive for September 21st, 2016

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, September 21, 1922

By H.E.G.

Black Diamond’s First Aid team—a fine bunch of boys who aren’t a bit discouraged over their failure to win a cup at the recent meet.

Black Diamond’s First Aid team—a fine bunch of boys who aren’t a bit discouraged over their failure to win a cup at the recent meet.

Looking back over the Mine Rescue and First Aid competitions, Burnett camp is certain, as must be all the other camps, that only great good will result from the meet, regardless of which teams won the prizes.

The really astonishing proficiency shown by the teams, and the general interest displayed, was a stimulation and an encouragement to all, and from expressions heard rescue and aid work will not be permitted to languish from now on.

We predict that not only will the work be pressed with increasing vigor in connection with routing mine operations, but that when the next meet is held there will be many more teams on the field, and many more men to choose the teams from, than in the competitions recently closed. (more…)

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