Leadership

NEWS FROM NEW JERSEY.

Issue 1 and Volume 37.

NEWS FROM NEW JERSEY. Specially written for FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING. NEWARK, N. J., JAN. 2, 1905. On Christmas Day, as Chief Kiersted’s sleigh was returning from a fire, it collided with a trolley car at Mulberry and Tichenor streets, Newark. His driver was thrown out and fell on the car tracks beneath the fender of the car, which pushed him along for some distance in the snow. Chief Kiersted was thrown to one side. Foster was very badly bruised, and Chief Kiersted did not fare much better. Each was taken home and confined to his bed for two or three days. The wonder is they escaped without any broken bones. —At the annual meeting of the Firemen’s Relief association all the officers were re-elected. They are as follows: President, John O’Toole, engine company No. 7; vicepresident, George Bailer, engine company No. 3; secretary, Robert D. Bender, truck company No.…

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