Leadership

DEATH OF CHIEF MARJENHOFF.

Issue 1 and Volume 41.

DEATH OF CHIEF MARJENHOFF. In last week’s impression was briefly chronicled the death from apoplexy of Chief O. G. Marjenhoff, of the Charleston, S. C., fire department, which sad event took place at his home, just after lie had returned from a midnight fire. During the time that he was emraged in the work of extinguishing the fire, the chief felt indisposed, and, after he had got it under control, placed Assistant Chief Behrens in charge and hastened home While changing his clothes he was suddenly seized with violent pain and fell down unconscious. His life chbed rapidlv away, and just as the “four taps” was being sounded—the signal that the fire was out—he passed away before the sound of the bell had ceased. To him it was in every sense a “pass ing bell” that tolled for his entrance into the unseen world. Chief Marjenhoflf, who was sixty-one years…

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