Honors For Chicago Firemen

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.

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