1921-01-07-01 Cornelius Braem

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1921-01-07-01 Cornelius Braem - C OnVELlLS BRAEM, 40 years old. of -407...
C OnVELlLS BRAEM, 40 years old. of -407 I^ebanon street, died Thursday nfprht from Injurle** received a few hours before when a scaffold upon which he was worklnsr as plasterer at the new Manhattan Presbyterian chnrch, at Piedras and San .lose streets, Rave way. He fell liO feet to the concrete floor of the basement of the bulldinf::. He was plastering near the ceiling of the main floor of the structure when supports holding the scaffolding broke, his fellow workmen said. In falling, he struck an incompleted wooden stairway, turning him so that he fell on his head. He was taken to Hotel Dieu, but did not regain consciousness. j i re, I ; Surviving are his parents. Mr. and I Mrs. Albert Braem. with whom he ! made his home: a sister. Mrs. J. M. Bradlev, and brother. Herman Braem, : at 240r. I.ehanon street, and two sis- ! ! ter.<=, Mrs. E. ('. Schaffer and Mrs. R. ' i J. Roper, of Chicago. He was a member of the El Paso \ plasterers' union No. 167. | Funeral arrangements will not be i PLASTERER FALLS TO DEATH ON BASEMENT OF NEW CHURCH AS SCAFFOLDING GIVES WAY arranged until sisters from Chicago arrive. The body is at J. J. Raster’s morgue. Tlie new church in which Braem was working is a branch of the Westminster Presbyterian church, and is being erected at a cost of $20,000. It is near completion, and plans call for it to be formally opened about February 1. ! I j

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  1. El Paso Herald,
  2. 07 Jan 1921, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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