1896-08-02 FARR EDWARD W FUNERAL OF ENGINEER IN CAMDEN N J

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1896-08-02 FARR EDWARD W FUNERAL OF ENGINEER IN CAMDEN N J - FUNERAL OF ENGINEER FAKR. It Occurred in Camden...
FUNERAL OF ENGINEER FAKR. It Occurred in Camden and Was Very Largely Attended. Camden N J August 2.-There has not t een a funeral in Camden for years that has attracted public attention to so great a degree as that of Edward AV tar- engineer 01 the express train which collided with the excursion trarn- n the Atlantio City meadows Thursday which occurred this afternoon from the residence of ills brother Charles Fair at 730 Mount ernon street From 10 o clock in the morning until 3 o clock In the afternoon there va throng of nearly five thousand people around the little house In which the body lay and a steady stream of pro- ply passed through the house to view the remains. The services were conducted by the aged Rev. J 11. Sowden superannuated minister of Union Methodist Episcopal church who has been a lifelong friend of the family and Rev J 11. Saur of the Eighth Street Methodist church of which Farr was a member when he lived in Camden The fineral procession to Evergreen cemetery was headed by fifty members of Ottawa tribe Improved Order of Red Men of Camden. to which Farr belonged. Representatives of a half dozen other lodges of led Men and other societies were also in Jne Tter w as a crowd of two thousand eopre at the cemetery The widow who ad t be carried to and from the carriage behind the hearse gave way completely when the body was lowered to the grave and her hysterical rrl w nd \a t to ber husband were distressing to witness A short burial service was read by the Rev Jowden and then the lodge rituals were gone through Past Supreme Commander Charles H Ellis reed the Red Cross liturgy and Prophet Jose Mowry of Ottawa tribe conducted the distinctive burial service of the Red Men The members of the order each dropped a sprig of evergreen mhlenatlcal of Immortality Into the grave and at the last word spoken farewell a snow white dove was set at liberty over he bier In the Red Men s ritual the flight of the bird is typical of the flight of he soul to spirit land FNERL E1G F A I Occured i Cden. ad Ver Lagly Atteded J" Augt Ther& ha been funera Cden rears at pubIc Atenton O de ree 8 tbt a W. te epress .tr1 whih collded te trat t. AUII1ic Ciy meow whlh ocurr aferoon' frm o 1ls broth r Chales W. Far. ount Yeron .tret. o'cock mornll i afernon tere "a thrng ot fve thousnd lttle hose by ly a sttady strtam p ed te remai Te serles conducld R v Swden mnIster ttholst E'seopl ha le-long trledof faml .7. Ste Methd t wih wlen lve Cden. fera prcession Evergren eter wa headt ffy trie Impr d Orer Re Cden Farr blnge Repro lentatve loges .en ad socetes w re Tent wa crwd PEJte cemeter \10 bd t. carle te carrl e behnd hene gve wy 1'as herbYSerlc crle and Iaot h" Ier husband weredlstres ng t -iie shrt buria serice wa rad Sden riua Ione thrugh. Pat Suprem Cmnder EI1 red Crss l- Pphet owr Otawa trbe conduced distincive Tp member orer droppt srig evergeen. embelatc Imortalt IBt spken "farewel anow-whle wa ttt lberty the en's riual. 11bt te bid 1 typic of te nl6t Bul lad FA on Vernon a S Ot- was people had hi'hvetertesi cries ts.i "wtso' ser- anew-white Men's . . , . > - - ¬ - - , , \ \ , " \ , . , , ¬ ¬ , . . ¬ > > > , < \ ' & * * * * * ' * ¬ , , , | , . " : : & . : ! . , ' ; . ! : ' , . . . ' ' ' " - . , , , ' { , - } ' . . . , . ' . , ( . . , , \ . ' , " " " , - ; ; ; ; ! . . ! . . , , , , - . ) , , " , " - , : ' . , , ' . - ' , - ' ' - , . . , - - ' . , , , -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 02 Aug 1896, Sun,
  3. Page 16

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