Contributed by Cathy_Labath
Description: VariousDate: January Various 1896
Newspaper published in: Davenport
Jan 2, 1896
Mrs. Susan Brady, who has been a resident of Davenport for nearly half a century, passed away last night at the family residence 1214 West Seventh street. About fiver years ago she suffered an attack of la grippe, and although she rallied sufficiently to be able to be up and around, she never fully recovered from its effects. Her system had been greatly weakened by the complications following the attack of la grippe and since Christmas, when she was again prostrated, her condition had been such as to warrant no hope for her recovery. The deceased was a native of Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland, and was born in 1820. She located in Davenport over forty years ago and her residence in this city has been continuous since that time. Her husband died on Aug. 6 of last year and two sons, Philip and John, both of this city, survive her. The funeral will be held from St. Mary's church Saturday morning at 9 o'clock and the interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery.
For the second time within the past week death has again entered the FISHER home, 708 Harrison street, the last member of the family claimed being Joseph FISHER, whose death occurred at an early hour yesterday morning after a week's illness. The deceased was born in this city and made his home here all his life. He was also unmarried and thirty-two years of age. The funeral will be held from the late residence, 708 Harrison street, tomorrow afternoon with interment in Oakdale.
At the family residence 1406 Bowditch street occurred the death of the infant son of Mr and Mrs. J.M. MOODY aged four days. The funeral was held from the late residence today with interment in City cemetery.
The death of Claus SCHWARZ, a well-known resident of Mt Joy, occurred Tuesday from cancer of the stomach with which he had been a great sufferer for some time. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his death. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence in Mt Joy with interment in Pine Hill cemetery.
Mrs. Carrie SHEETS died this morning at her home, 909 Gaines street. The deceased was born at Blue Grass and was twenty-four years of age. The remains will be sent to Blue Grass tomorrow where the funeral will be held Saturday afternoon with interment in Blue Grass cemetery.
Jan 25, 1896
This morning at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. C.R. Johnson on Locust and Broadway, occurred the death of Mrs. Mary Lane, aged sixty-one years. The deceased was born in Ireland and has resided in this country during the past forty years. Mrs. Lane has been suffering intensely for some time with heart and lung trouble, and this was the direct cause of her death. Four children survive-Mrs. Robert Atkinson of Blue Island, Ill., Mrs. C.R. Johnson, and two sons, John and Cornelius of this city. The funeral will be held Monday morning with services at the Sacred Heart Cathedral at 9 o'clock and interment in St. Marguerite's cemetery.
COURT HOUSE GOSSIP
Happenings in and About the County Building.
Clerk of the district court August A BALLUFF has issued a notice requesting that all attorneys be present at court next Monday morning at 9 o'clock when the court will determine what further business there is for trial to the petit jury this term.
LISCHER & BAWDEN, attorneys for the defendants in the case of HILL Bros. and WALTERS company against Henry ABEL, Jr., and Henry BREMER, have filed a motion on behalf of Mr. BREMER asking that a new trial be granted. The grounds taken are that the verdict is not sustained by the evidence and is contrary to law.
The will of Nicolaus KAHLER of Liberty township was filed for probate today. Messrs. Peter and Adolph STOLTENBURG are appointed joint administrators of teh estate and joint guardians for the minor children of the deceased. They are commissioned with disposing of all real and personal property and with investing the balance which remains after payments of all just debts. This sum is to be held in trust for the minor children and to be apportioned among them share and share alike with the exception of the two younger ones, Agnes, aged seven and George, aged five, who are to receive each $100 extra and above their share. The other children are Kate aged fifteen, Laura aged fourteen, and Annie aged twelve. The interest from each child's share is to be used in that child's support or turned over when the child becomes of age. The instrument is dated Nov. 21, 1895, and is witnessed by Henry RUSER and John BANNICK.
The will of Ernst RATHMANN was filed at the court house today. It directs that $3,000 be given to each, Waltamar, Robert, and Albert RATHAMNN, children of the deceased and that the mount shall be paid them within one year from his death. Teh remainder of the estate which amounts to nearly $45,000 is left to Caroline RATHMANN, wife of the deceased. Mrs. RATHMANN is also appointed sole executrix without being required to give bonds. The instrument is dated July 9, 1887 and is witnessed by Louis SCHWARM and T.B. HANLEY.
Ed BETTING was arrested on charge of vagrancy yesterday afternoon by Detective WICHELMAN and discharged this morning under a promise to skip out of town. He too the hint and departed.
The police raided the residence of Mrs. Mary BERGER near Fourth and Warren last night and arrested a woman and a man named Thomas PETTIFORE on the charge of leading immoral lives. The pair were given a hearing before Magistrate LeCLAIRE this morning. Mrs. BERGER was sent to jail for twenty-two days while PETTIFORE received fifteen days. The two children of Mrs. BERGER were placed in the charge of Mrs. HOWARD who will keep them for the present.