Hose Contracts Awarded.
Jersey City has awarded the following contracts for hose: At $1.10 a foot the Eureka Hose company will furnish 1,900 ft.: the Voorhees Rubber company, 1,900 ft., at 90 cents per ft., and 800 ft. will be supplied by the New Jersey Car Spring and Rubber company at 80 cents a ft. Very early in the new year Jersey City had an epidemic of fires. The department answered quite a number in eight hours. They were not unaccompanied with accidents to the department