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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 …


James Bryson is Dead

“James Bryson, a once prominent citizen of Portsmouth, died a few days ago at Brick Union, Kentucky, opposite Haverhill, aged 71 years.” “Mr. Bryson many years ago erected a flour mill near where the Grand Opera House now stands and afterwards operated a distillery in Kentucky as a member of the firm Brown, Bryson & …


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 …


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 …


Red Stockings vs. Riversides

“The Red Stockings, of Cincinnati, write to the Riverside ball club that they will play a match game on the grounds of the Riverside the second week in October.” “The Favorites, of Covington, were unable to play the Riversides today, but will positively be here next week, the day to be announced by posters when …


John Went Visiting

“A colored woman, the wife of John Steptoe, who lives on North Waller street, was hunting Mayor Row yesterday afternoon with a tale of woe on her lips. She claimed that her husband was unfaithful and said that yesterday afternoon she had caught him visiting a white woman living in the neighborhood, a Mrs. Basham. …

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