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Oscar Williams: A Victim of Somnambulism

“The startling intelligence reached here Tuesday morning by wire, that Oscar Williams, son of Captain WB Williams of this city, had, while walking in his sleep, fallen from a window of the fourth story of the American House at Columbus, where he was boarded and was fatally injured. Later reports, however, bring the more gratifying …

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The Death of Homer Bedell

“Mr. Homer Bedell, whose serious illness we mentioned lasted week, died Thursday last, at 11 o’clock, AM. He was a member in good standing of Aurora Lodge, No. 48, of Freemasons. He leaves a wife and three children, the oldest of which is eight years. The funeral services will be held at the late residence …

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Thomas W. Carre Falls Dead

“What is there in modern civilization to cause the awful increase of sudden deaths? Is it the penalty inflicted upon mankind for seeking to become possessed of knowledge beyond the limit of Divine intent, and pushing of the life powers beyond what they were intended to perform? Has the race become over-wrought and over-educated? In …

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The Sudden Demise of John McElhaney

John McElhaney, well-known in this city, where he resided for many years, died very suddenly at his residence, in Lewis county, Kentucky, six miles from Portsmouth, last Thursday morning, at seven o’clock, of rheumatism of the heart, in his fifty-ninth year. He had been in his usual health, and his sudden death was a shock …

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Philip Jacob Herder’s Fatal Accident

“The community was shocked last Wednesday morning to learn of the sudden death of Philip Jacob Herder, a respectable German farmer of Clay township, which occured at the house of his son, Jacob, at 3 o’clock that morning. The circumstances of the painful accident are as follows:” “Mr. Herder was in the act of feeding …

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The Obituary of Mrs. Maria Kendall Salsbury

“This lady, wife of James Salsbury, who has been a patient sufferer for many years, died at her residence, on Second street, Thursday morning, aged fifty years. The deceased was born in this county November 23rd, 1829, and was married to Mr. James Salsbury January 8th, 1851. Her husband and two sons, John and Charles, …

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The Obituary of Charles Joseph Lynch

“Final rites will be conducted Monday at 9 AM at Holy Redeemer Church for Charles Joseph Lynch, 60, who passed away at 10 AM Thursday in Mercy Hospital. He had been ill 10 months with complications.” “Rosary services will be held Sunday at 7:30 PM at Marty Glynn Funeral Home.” “A high requiem mass will …

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