NOTICE is hereby given that hereafter all those not members of the fire Department are strictly forbidden to Interfere with any fireman or taking hold of hosecart or hose during a fire, unless ordered to do so by the chief.
Nobody is allowed to enter the engine house and touch the engine except the engineer.
The use of foul language and swearing at firemen while they are doing their duty as they see it is strictly forbidden.
All those who disobey the above rules will be severely dealt with.
Jacob Neisius, president of village of Pierz
(I see ne're-do-wells sneaking into the engine house and leaving finger marks on the engines, just cuz they could). (It's what I would do ☺)
This priest was Fr John Sand who served in Lastrup, Mn (NE of Pierz) for a number of years. Was he related to us? Yup, he was Mike Sand's younger brother (the one named John, as opposed to the one named John Paul)