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70th YEAR--NO. 83
HOESDALE, WAYNE CO., PA., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1912.
PRICE 2 CENTS
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ROOSEVELT I
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Saved Colonel's Life.
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is Waistcoat Dyed With Blood From
Wound, He Addresses Great Cheer
ing Audience Before He Is Hurried
to Hospital Would Be Murderer
John Schrank of New York.
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 15. Theodore
Roosevelt was shot and slightly
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light. His assailant, who later gave
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Before Schrank could fire a second
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Colonel Roosevelt stood beside the
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icmorrhage.
Surgeons In the Milwaukee hospital
arly today gave out the following bul
etln, "Colonel Roosevelt Is suffering from
. superficial flesh wound below the
ight breast, with no Injury of the
ung, The bullet probably lodged some
where In the chest wall, because there
s but one wound and no sign of Injury
o the lung.
"The bleeding was Insignificant and
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cuuze by Dr. It. G. Faylo of Mllwau-
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"As the bullet plowed through Colo-
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pent. The appearance of the wound
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nent bullet.
"The colonel Is not suffering from
bock and Is In no pain, nis condition
i so good that the surgeons did not
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vill be placed under surgical care."
The bulletin was signed by Dr. S. L.
:crrell, a throat specialist who Is trav
Ung with the colonel; Dr. Fayle, Dr.
oseph Colb Bloodgood and Dr. Strat
on. Medlll McCormick added Just aft-
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"The surgeons have finished the X-
ay examination; the colonel is feeling
The colonel was at first supposed to
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fer bchrank had wedged through the
rowd and after he had fired Mr.
toosevelt smiled as if to reassure the
eoplo lu turmoil surrounding him.
He suddenly, however, put his hand
or an instant. They he moved toward
he nuto and stepped into it, said a
vord to his associates, and the next
uoment the throng was making way
or his machine and the automobile
vas whlrlliig toward tho Auditorium.
Tho crowd that struggled about the
aaallaut in front of Colonel Iloosevelt'a
lOtel ufter he had left for the hall took
lis sudden departure to mean that ho
md been uninjured, nnd tho crowd
heered. Hut when he had reached tho
liflirnriimi nm mmln Ilia uni ninlil
orm iiiose ciose to nim could sco a
"An attempt has Just beeu made to
-111 mn " Rnlrl tlm pnlnnnl in nn ntnll-
nco mat mm sunca its nrst ciieera
nd now listened In absolute silence. "I
m carrying tho bullet in my body now,
nd so I will have to cut my speech
hort"
Thrown p1r.t.thrp..tliBt.Iial
SHOT BY A
BULLET HOLE
COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Shot by Socialist Madman
In Milwaukee Last Night.
1912, by American Press Association.
Dccn crowding about the colonel's
automobile in front of the hotel ana
cheering him as he was walking to
ward It the police after Colonel Hoose
velt had derarted dragged Schrank
into the hotel. While Martin, the
stenographer, and Cochems had been
struggling with him, and later while
the police were pulling him away
Srom the crowd and into the lobby,
ichrank raved Incoherently.
Colonel Itoosevelt In tho meantime,
after making tho announcement in mo
hall that he had been shot and repeat
ing it to tU) Progressives of Mil
waukee ana members of his own par
ty that surrounded him, was hurried
away to the hospltal.-
Assassln Is a Socialist.
Schrank Is a Socialist From the
almost Incoherent tirade which he de
livered after being arrested and from
memoranda found in bis pocket it is
evident that be has been following
Colonel Itoosevelt for nt least a week.
Among his effects was a memorandum
showing the schedule of Colonel Roose
velt's party, beginning with a speech
delivered in South Carolina on Sept 21.
The crowd that surrounded Colonel
Roosevelt's automobile in front of the
Gilpatrick hotel, while dense in the
immediate vicinity of the machlno,
was not very large, and therefore there
were few policemen to interfere with
Shrank than If the gathering had
been a bigger one. The reception to
Colonel Itoosevelt up to the time ot
the shooting was the least demonstra
tive of the entire tour. When ho
reached Mllwaukeo there was barely
half a hundred people to greet him be
cause of the La Follette celebration, It
Is supposed. In this city.
Colonel Itoosevelt had been taken to
the Gilpatrick hotel for dinner by a
group of tho Progressive leaders. Tho
party hurried through the dinner so
that Mr. Itoosevelt could go directly to
tho Auditorium to deliver his speech.
And as soon as coffee had been served
Colonel Roosevelt, Martin O. K. Davis,
Mr. Cochems nnd the others hurried
out through tho lobby to tho waiting
automobile.
Assassin Darts From Crowd.
Mr. Cochems was walking closest to
the candldnte. A cheer from the faith
ful greeted Colonel Roosevelt as he
stepped out Into tho street. He raised
his hat and bowed to right nnd left
while the police made a lane for him,
and ho had reached tho step of his car
and was climbing in when Schrank
broke from the crowd nnd stepped to
the side of the automobile.
Colonel Roosevelt was Just about to
sit down when Schrank, now almost
within reaching distance of the colonel,
drew a revolver nnd fired, seemingly
point blank at the colonel's heart. The
colonel wns Just letting go of the side
of the nuto to settle in tho tonneau
when tho cheers of the crowd were si
lenced by tho shot.
Colonel Roosevelt stood up in tho car
uncertainly, turned about u bit as a
man would do if he were hesitating
which way to go, nnd smiled reassur
ingly, but the next moment ho was
reaching uuder his coat and rubbing his
right breast.
The crowd, quickly recovering from
its first shock, now rushed wildly upon
Schrank. As the black mass closed lu
upon Schrank, Colonel Roosevelt sank
back in tho Beat, and it wus then ho
directed the chauffeur to hurry away
to tho hall. Some of thoso about the
car and others still later in tho hall
were quick to notice the blood spots on
Colonel Roosevelt's hand, which had
been stained with his blood as ha
reached under his coat toward his
5
IN HIS B
Manuscript Saves Him.
The manuscript of his speech doubt
less '.mil done much to save his life.
When he linn come upon the plat
form at the Auditorium nnd drew the
manuscript from his pocket during
his first few words, the torn sheets
of paper, showing many stains of
blood, showed also that the bullet had
gone through tho manuscript
"You see." cried the colonel, holding
up tho manuscript so thnt his audi
ence could see the bullet holes through
the sheets of paper, "It tnkes more
than that to kill a bull moose."
He attempted to go on with his
speech then, but first lie digressed to
assure his audience that his wound
was not perlous. "Give all assurances
to Mrs Roosevelt," lie called out. nnd
I told his friends that nfter he had
Mlverod at least n part of his talk
he would submit to n thorough ex
amination and have the bullet ex
tracted. His surgeons In the mean
time had consented to permit Mr.
Roosevelt to proceed with his talk.
Mr. Cochems thereupon came to the
front of the stage to introduce the
colonel. Iu a few words Mr. Cochems
told of the murderous assault upon
the Progressive candidate in front of
the Gilpatrick hotel.
When tho colonel ndvnnccd ngaln to
make his speech he wns greeted by ail
ovation the like of which seldom has
been heard.
After the colonel's short address, Dr.
Eatton and members of the colonel's
party closest to him ncconipnnicd the
candidate to the hospital.
Use X-ray to Locate Bullet.
At the hospitals the doctors said that
although Colonel Roosevelt's injury Is
serious they did not then think It
dangerous. The doctors made Immedi
ate arrangements to ubo the X-ray so
as to locate the bullet exactly. From
a superficial examination, tltey said,
they did not think the bullet pierced
the lung.
Schrank, after shooting Colonel
Roosevelt, had a narrow escape from
being- lynched by the mob, who tried
to drag him away from the police.
As soon as the police, however, had
got him clear of the mob that swirled
about they rushed him to police head
quarters. Although he had been shouting his
wrongs nlmoBt from the time that
Cochems and Martin crushed him to
tiio pavement, it was almost 11 o'clock
last night before Schrank would nn-
swer any questions of the police.
The police, who were searching him
meanwhile, first came across the mem
orandum of the Roosevelt tour and
other notes, which showed that
Schrank had been following the colo
nel's every move for some time. Next
they drew from his pocket n proclama
tion which declared that Roosevelt or
any other man "seeking n third term
as president" should bo shot. When
Schrank finally about 11 o'clock told
the police his name nnd address In
New York, he became quieter nnd
flnnlly settled down to tell more of
himself.
Said He Had Long Grudge. '
"I was in the saloon business with
my uncle in New York," he said at
last, "when Roosevelt was police com
missioner. Roosevelt closed out our
saloon and I have hated him ever
since."
The colonel's speech In the Audi
torium lusted altogether about fifty
minutes. Ills address, needless to say,
digressed from tho written manuscript
through which Scfirank's bullet had
ripped its way. Again nnd again dur
ing ills fifty minutes talk he stopped
to take n sip of water.
His'physical strength, however, was
not equal to tho task that ho had set
for himself. Ho gave fragments of
the speech ho had written and ex
tracts from other speeches that he
had delivered at various times
from Maine to California. Constantly
throughout the address tho colonel's
friends urged him to cut short his
talk, but he continued on.
"Certain newspapers," ho sold, "were
to ultimo for the nttcmptcd nssassl
nntlon. Weak minded man had been
Influenced, " ho said, "by these unjusti
fiable newspaper attacks and had de
termined to kill him."
Tho colonel in tho meantime, quite
unable to read his manuscript, was
making frequent repetitions In be
tween snatches of his speech qnd of
former speeches which ho could call
to mind thnt ho was carrying a bullet
In his body.
"An attempt hns been mndo on my
life," ho repeated again nnd again,
"nnd the bullet Is now in my body. I
muBt beg for your indulgence for time
beforo completing my messngo to
you."
When at tho end of his talk surgeons
and members of his party accompanied
him to tho hospital great crowds
filled Sycumoro street in front of tho
hospital to await news. Bulletins
soon came to the crowd. Those who
were waiting thus first learned that
tha bullet had lodtred in the risht
ODY
brt'nut nnd thnt not only hnd the manu
script In his pocket helped to save hlni.
but thnt nlso a spectacle ense had
broken tho force of the shot. Next
It was lenriled that the bullet had
passed through the colonel's overcoat,
waistcoat, tho manuscript and an edge
of tho spectacle case nnd then on
through his waistcoat nnd undercloth
ing nnd had stopped about two inches
under the skin.
Had Message From McKinley.
Schrand, after first telling of the
troubles that he and his uncle hnd dur-
the Roosevelt police administration,
offered as his reason for tho shooting
his feelings ngalnst any mnn seeking
the olllce n third time. And late at
night Schrank startled his police in
quisitors by saying that he had a
spirit niessnge from President McKin
ley and had acted upon it.
"1 have talked with the spirit of
McKinley," declared Schrank nt police
headquarters, "and the spirit told me
to kill Roosevelt"
They removed Schrank from his cell
and took him for snfo keeping to a
hiding place, the location of which
only the Jail officials know.
"I have been trying for a long time,"
Schrank Is reported to have told tho
ill ofllclals, "to get n chance to re
move Roosevelt from the world for a
loiig while. Tonight Is tho first Oood
opportunity I have had to get at him.
I had picked out Saturday night and
the Coliseum at Ohlengo as the time
and place to shoot hlni. The crowd
was so big there though that I couldn't
get up close enough to him."
President Taft Hears News.
New York, Oct. 10. President Tuft
sat nt the right hand of Mayor Gaynor
at the great dinner which the city gave
In honor of the Atlantic fleet. Every
where the blue nnd gold uniforms of
the officers, from Rear Admiral Oster
haus down to the youngest middy fresh
from Annapolis, and everywhere went
the words thnt if we've got to fight
let's fight ns well as we know how.
As the president himself said, "let's
believe in a nntlon not seeking war, but
ns one not afraid of It."
The first reports of the attempt on
the life of Colonel Roosevelt reached
the ballroom of the Hotel Astor, where
the waiters were clearing away the
candles prior to the beginning of the
speaking. The news spread through
the room quickly. Little knots of na
tx officers and civilians dotted the
nrea'outsldo the circle of tables, and all
were asking one nnother what was the
real story from Milwaukee.
Somebody handed a penciled dispatch
up to the president. He fumbled for
his eyeglnsses nnd scanned tho half
dozen Hues. His eyebrows rose slight
ly, nnd he passed the paper along to
Mnjor General Thomas n. Barry, who
sat near him.
Presently General Barry handed nn
other slip back to the president, a re
quest from the newspapers for a com
ment upon the nttack upon the colonel.
Mr. Taft took out his pencil nnd wrote
these lines:
"I nm very sorry to hear of the as
sault upon Colonel Roosevelt nnd am
glad to learn that no harm has come
to him. (Signed.) W. H. T."
Wilson Told of Shooting.
Princeton, N. J., Oct. 15. When Gov
ernor Wilson was told of tho reported
shooting of Colonel Roosevelt he asked
the newspaper men for more details
and seemed relieved when ho learned
that tho colonel had not been seriously
Injured.
"I am greatly distressed to learn of
the shooting of Colonel Roosevelt" ho
said, "but I rejoice that tho wound is
not serious."
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
Tho colonel's pulso is 84; normal
condition 72.
As soon as Mrs. Roosevelt learned
of her husband's accident sho board
ed a sneclal train from New York
and is now speeding to tho bedsldo
of her beloved husband lu Chicago.
DID NOT OPERATE
ON ROOSEVELT.
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
CniOAGO, Oct. 15. An X-ray
was placed upon Colonel Roosevelt
this morning in Mercy Hospital, ur.
John Murphy claims that tho course
of tho bullet Is such that it does not
In any way affect the vital organs,
Thereforo no operation was made,
Tho wound, howevor, is being close
ly guarded. Colonel Roosevelt, when
strong enough to stand tho journey,
will bo taken to his homo at Oyster
Boy, whero ho will romaln until af
ter election.
EXTRA GUARD KOI. TAKT.
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
NEW YORK, Oct. 1.1. Following
tho shooting of Col. Roosevolt In
Mllwaukeo by Schrank, an extra
strong guard of plain clothes men
and policemen was placed around
President Taft today. Taft is in
Now York revlowing tho naval par
ade.
SCHRANK BEEN FOLLOWING
HOOSEVKLT KOlt SI2VKRAL DAYS
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
.MILWAUKEE, Oct. 15. John
Schrank, who is in tho city prison
here will mako no statement as to
tho shooting ot Col. Roosevelt no
did say, however, that he has been
following Roosevelt from city to city
slnco October 12 endeavoring to
shoot him,
WORLD
REES
NEW YORK WINS
SEVENTH GAME
Of Scries From Red Sox
Six Runs in First Inning-Series
now
Stands, 3-3
(Special to Tho Citizen.)
BOSTON, Oct. IS. Fair weather
is in evidence to-day for the seventh
game of tho world's series between
New York and Boston. The attend
ance was as largo as usual and the
interest manifested Is unchanged.
Tho batteries .for New Tork to-day-Is
Teserau and Myers; Boston, Wood
and Cady.
N. V 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 11
Boston ...0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1
it. ir. e.
New York 11 10 3
Boston . -1 "
First Inning.
Now York Devore singled.
rinvlo sinplpil. Dp.vnro stoln third.
Doyle stole second, Snodgrass hit for
two bases, scoring Devoro and Doyle.
Murrav out on' sacrifice hit. Merkle
singles, scoring Snodgrass. Merkle
out at third when Herzog nit to tne
ntt.ho. VTvoi-a clnclart Flptnhfr
singled, Myers to third. Terseau
singled, scoring ftiyers. .fieicner
scored when Terseau was caught off
at first. Fletcher scoreu. six runs,
seven hits.
Boston Hooper fanned. lerkes
walked. Speaker filed out to Mur
ray. Lewis out at third. No runs.
Second liming.
New York Hall replaces Wood.
Devoro walked and stole second.
Doyle walked. Devore caught off at
second, Hall to Wagner. Snodgrass
singled, sending Doyle to secona.
Doyle scored when Hall threw wild
to second base. Murray filed out to
Wagner. Merkle out, short stop to
first.' On run,
Boston Gardner home run into
center field crowd. Stahl fouled out
to Myers. Wagner out, short stop
to first. Cady struck out. one run.
Tliird Inning.
(New York Herzog singled. My
ers singled, Fletcher forced Myers
out at third. Terseau out, pitcher to
first bae. Devore filed out to Hoop
er. No runs.
Boston Hall singled. Hooper also
singled, sending Hall to third base.
Yerkes struck out. Speaker flled out
to Devore, Devoro to Myers. At
plate double play. Hall out. No
runs.
Fourth Inning.
Doyle filed out to Stahl. Snod
grass filed out to Wagner. Murray
out second to first. No runs.
Boston Lewis flled out to Devore.
Gardner hit by pitched ball. Stahl
singled, Gardner going to second.
Wagner forstalled at second, Gard
ner to third. Cady out, pitcher to
first. No runs.
Fifth Inning.
New York Merklo out, catcher to
first. Herzog struct out. Myers
singles. Fletcher forced Myers at
second. No runs.
Boston Hall doubled. Hooper
walked. Yerkes forced Hooper out
at second, Hall to third. Speaker
walked, filling bases. Lewis fouled
out to Merkle. Garduer out, pitcher
to first. No runs.
Slxtli Inning.
New York Teserau out, second to
first. Devore walked. Doyle hit in
to right field crowd for homo run,
scoring Devore ahead of him. Snod
grass filed out to Lewis. Murray out
pitchor to first. Two runs.
Boston Stahl flled to Dovoro.
Wagner singled. Wagner took third
on wild pitch. Cady out, pitcher to
first. Hall walked. Hooper struck
out. No runs.
Seventh Inning.
New York Merklo singles to cen
ter. Herzog filed out to Lewis. My
ers grounded to Wagner, safe at first
Murkle safe on second. Fletcher
filed out to Speaker. Tesreau singles
to right, scoring Merkle. Devoro
filed out to Lewis. One run.
Boston Wilson replaced Myers
behind tho bat. Yerkes out short to
first, Speaker scoring on play, Lowls
taking third. Stahl safe on Doyle's
error. Lewis scored. Wagner
strug out. Two runs.
Eighth liming.
New York Doylo singles io
right. Snodgrass filed out to Stahl.
Murray Hied out to Speaker. Merklo
out, short to first. No runs.
Boston Cady safe when Doylo
dropped high ily. Hall singles to
right sending Cady to third. Hoop
er filed out to Snodgrass. Cady
scored. Yerkes forced Hall at sec
ond. Flotchor .to Doylo. Speaker
out, second to first. One run,
Ninth Inning, Now York. Herzog
walked. Wilson singles, sending
Herzog to second. Herzog scores
when Speaker recovers. Wilson's hit,
threw badly to third base. Wilson
taking second. Fletcher filed out to
Speaker who ran in and touched
second, completing double play. One
runBoston Lewis walked. Gard
ner struck out Stahl forced Lowls
at second. Wagner out, pitcher to
first No runs.
NEW POSTOFFICE OPENED TO
PUBLIC .
City Hull Now Quarters for Undo
.Sam's Federal Business Ideal
Place Public Pleased.
Patrons of tho Honesdalo post of
fice first received their mall from tho
new quarters In tho City Hall on
Sunday. Although tho delivery was
not general, mall was given out.
Bright and early Monday morning
the clerks reported for work and
were kept busy all day giving out
box combinations, selling stamps,
caring for the registry department
and giving instructions to thoso who
could not open their boxes, etc. All
in all it was a busier day than dur
ing the holiday season. Business
was brisk and everybody was happy.
Although Deputy Postmaster C. J.
Kelly and efficient corps ot employees
had commenced to transfer stock
and other necessities before tho end
of the week, the main part ot the
office was made on Saturday.
The appearance of the lobby to tho
individual when he first visits the
post offtco is very striking. Tho
wood work Is in weathered or early
English finish, the boxes, of a bronzo
color, celling of white metal, while
the floor is red concrete inarblized
finish with a six Inch yellow border.
The whole Is of very pretty design
and of convenience. The registry
department Is at the left of the en
tance, while tho Postmaster's private
office occupies that section In tho
extreme eastern section of the room.
The boxes aro double dial combina
tion and lock.
Tho office fixtures in the work
ing room are of the latest design
and modern throughout. There are
several additional cabinets in the
new office one of the most used be
ing stock for different postofflces
and railroad points, East and West,
North and South.
There are special distributing
cases for the local and rural carriers
as well as assorting and stamping
tables. The arrangement of tho fur
niture will add much to the effi
ciency of tho office. 'Postmaster Al
len has a live corps of efficient em
ployees, who always work for the
interest of the patrons and are very
accommodating.
To Architect H. F. Weaver, who
planned the arrangement, the bor
ough council who approved of the
proposition and furnished the city
hall for the reception of the post
office, tho people of Honesdalo are
indebted. Tho townspeople now
have one of the 'finest postofflces In
this section at the country and they
have reason to feel proud Of it
HONESDALE SCHOOL BOARD
MET ON THURSDAY
Typewriters Purchased for Use in
Commercial Work Library Move
nient Progressing Rapidly.
Tho Honesdalo school board met
at the school house on Thursday
night of last week for their regular
monthly meeting. All of the mem
bers were present and the routine
business was transacted including tho
paying of all outstanding bills. A
committee of nine, composed of the
following: W. B. Holmes, chairman,
Charles A. McCarty, A. T. Searle, C.
R. Callaway. Rev. A. L. Whittaker,
Mrs. Clara Torrey, Miss C. Petersen,
Miss Marie Freund, and Mrs. Henry
Russell, waited upon the board In tho
Interest of the Honesdalo public li
brary. The result of this committee
was that two members of the board,
Messrs. Brown and Ward, were se
lected to meet with the committee
for the purpose of raising a fund for
library purposes. Tho committee will
In a few days begin a systematic can
vass for the funds required by per
sonal solicitation among tho peoplo
of Honesdalc.
Under the new school codo tho
borough school has the right to levy
a tax of one mill for library pur
poses but it was thought not advls
ablo to do so at this time. As tho
budget for tho present year Is al
ready made up the board could not
donato any amount for the purposo
of purchasing tho books but as tho
committee Is composed of active
workers the fund required will be
raised in a short time and the peoplo
of Honesdalo are requested to help
tho library movement along with as
much of a donation as he or she can
afford. The purpose of this commit
tee Is to make tho Honesdalo public
library more effective and a credit to
tho town.
Tho board recommended tho pur
chase of eight new typewriters for
use in tho commercial department of
tho high school. In accordance with
this recommendation four Under
wood, three Remington and ono
Smith-Primer machines wero pur
chased and placed In tho school.
PRETTY GOOD "HIKERS."
Earl Ham and Chester Gerry, two
of Honesdalo's promising young fi
nanciers walked from Honesdalo to
Carhondnle last Saturday morning In
throo hours and fifty-five minutes.
Not feeling overly tired when they
reached the Pioneer City they con
tinued their Journey to Scranton.
Surprising as it may sooni, they cov
ered the ground botween theso cities
In about forty minutes, fooling moro
rested when they arrived In Scranton
than thoy did at Carbondalo.
Death of Mrs. Jano Bishop.
Mrs. Jano Bishop died at her homo
on 117 Cliff street Saturday after
noon of valvular heart trouble, aged
G2 years. Her husband, Albert Bis
hop, died about six months ago. Ono
son, Orrln, survives, Tho funeral
was held from tho house at 2 o'clock
Monday afternoon. Interment in
Rlvordalo cemetery.

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