Leadership

Lectures to Public School Children in Newark, N. J.

Issue 17 and Volume 72.

Lectures to Public School Children in Newark, N. J. A feature of the observance of Fire Prevention Week at Newark, N. J., were lectures on Fire Prevention to the teachers and scholars. That at the Bergen Street school, which is characteristic of the work is thus described by Captain William J. Edwards, of Hook and Ladder No. 5, who delivered the lecture in this instance: “The lecture (Continued on page 787) Work of Cities in Fire Prevention Week (Continued from page 771) presented many phases of interesting topics to the youth of from eleven years up to whom it alone was addressed. In the course of my talk on hazards I described in detail to these children how necessary was fire to the routine of our life and how if properly handled was one of our most important allies, being turned into steam and used as power, the cooking of…

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