Weber a Battalion Chief

Weber a Battalion Chief

Fire Commissioner Johnson of this city has announced the following promotions:

Captain Berhardt E. Weber, from command of Engine Company 58 to Battalion Chief; Lieutenant William L. Corley and Lieutenant Cornelius F. Curran, promoted to captains; Fireman Bernard Conlin and Joseph Henry, to lieutenants; Firemen Peter H. Knauer, Anton Busch and John De Ball, promoted to engineers. In addition, eight applicants who had taken the necessary examinations were made probationary firemen. Substantial salary increase go with the promotions. A battalion chief gets $3,500 a year, a captain $2,500, a lieutenant $2,100, and engineers $1,600.

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