Leadership

After the Convention is Over.

Issue 9 and Volume 1893 14.

After the Convention is Over. There was a bloody sequel to the New York State Firemen’s annual convention at Coney Island last week, in which public officials of Brooklyn were concerned. The blood that was shed, it is said, came from the lips and noses of Sheriff John Courtney, ex-Civil Justice Moses Engel and Civil Justice Edward C. Murphy. These gentlemen, with Bernard Lamb and Warden Peter Doyle of Raymond Street Jail, had participated in the firemen’s parade and Governor Roswell P. Flower’s reception on Coney Island on Friday afternoon, and late at night adjourned to the Prospect House, in Surf avenue. Brewer Ferdinand Munch of Brooklyn was seated on the veranda when a woman addressed him in a loud tone. Turning in his chair Mr. Munch saw a handsome woman standing with Mr. Jappan, proprietor of a saloon in Brooklyn. Some words passed. Sheriff Courtney, it is said, then…

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