Honors For Chicago Firemen
Ten Chicago firemen recently received honorable mention for brave and commendable acts. The Lambert Tree medal was awarded to Frank McAuliffe, of Engine 1, a son of Fifth Assistant Chief Jerry McAuliffe. Last June he saved two women from a fire at 731 Dearbon Street. Those who received honorable mention are: Capt. Theodore Nelson, of Engine 45, rescued man from a burning building at 1423 East 62nd Street; Ben Oelrich, arrested a negro after he had attempted to attack a 15-year-old girl; John F. Smith, chief of the sixteenth battalion, risked his life in saving a woman from a fire swept building at 4122 Drexel boulevard; Capt. Michael Kearins, Engine No. 24, rescued a baby girl from a burning building at 2904 Wilcox Avenue; Capt. Patrick Pierce, Truck No. 3, saved an aged woman from death in a building at 849 La Salle Street; Augustus J. Wright, Truck 8, rescued a boy from a mad dog; B. J. Martin, Truck 3, rescued an invalid from a fire at 606 North Clark Street: Edward M. Brady, Truck 21. saved a woman on the third floor of a building at 1030 Townsend Street: William G. Thompson, Engine 87, prevented a panic in a moving picture theatre at 79th Street and Cheltenham Place, and Frank A. Lake. Engine No. 2, who went to the assistance of mounted policeman in capturing a paroled convict.