Tag: John W. Kelly

  • A False Alarm of Long Ago

    A False Alarm of Long Ago

    Camden Courier-Post – June 19, 1933 Spectacular Run of Firemen and Steeds in ’79 When First Alarm System Was Given Try-out By BEN COURTER THERE were two alarms of fire Saturday evening, one at Fourth and Hamilton streets at 8:29 o’clock, and another at the West Jersey Ferry, an hour later. People in the vicinity…

  • Thousands View Chief’s Remains

    Thousands View Chief’s Remains

    Camden Post-Telegram – May 10, 1914 Throngs Jam Court House While Body Lies in State for Two Hours. LAST SAD RITES THIS AFTERNOON Not since the memorable funeral of Chief of Police Foster ten years ago, has there been such a genuine public tribute paid an official of Camden as was in evidence last night…