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FORMER fORT WAYNE MAN WAS KILLEO AT CADILLAC George L. Smith Met Accidental Death Other Mortuary Matters. Fort Wayne friends received word today that Ocorge I. Smitn, a' former resident of Fort Wayne,, had been killed In an accident at Cadillac, Mich., Thursday morning, but no details of the affair were given. Mr. Smith formerly resided on Wagner street and removed with his family to Michigan three months ago. Tho remains will bo brought to Fort Wayne for interment, arriving Monday evening over the Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad, and will be removed to the home of William Stoll, 1328 Wabash avenue. died at &:39 o'clock Friday morning, at her borne In Huntertovn, from pa - ralvsla, at the age of 68 years. She Is survived .by seven children, Mrs, Josephine Federsplel, ot Hunter - town; Mrs. Anna Blessing, bf Belle - vue, O.; Mrs. Mary Bryant, of Marlon, Ind.; Frank L. Thompson, of Beldltig, Mich,; John Thompson, of Hunter - town, and W. W. and Joseph Thomp son, of this city. Two Bisters, Mrs. Anna Nycum, of BU Joe township, and Mrs. Bessie Hoff, ot, Noble county and one half brother, Martin Flanery, Who resides in Michigan, al?o survive. Funeral services Monday morning at 830 o'clock from tbe residence of her son, W. W. Thompson, nt 1630 Sherman street and at 9 o'clock from the Precious Blood church. B0USMAN. SPrtANKLE. John D. Sprankle,. a pioneer citizen of AJlon county and tor many years a resident of A bolt township, died at 10:30 o'clock Friday evening at the residence of hla son, J. C. F. Sprinkle, In Wayne township, three miles southwest of the city. Mr. Sprankle was 82 years of age and his death was due to senility. Tho deceased was born In Pennsylvania, September 19, 1825, received his education In tho common schools bt that state and, worked en .tho farm with his father until twenty two years of ago. A little later he came westward, and for a time was employed in; Dekarb county, returning then to Pennsylvania. Early tn 1849 father nnd eon started westward on an Inspection trip In eecfeb of desirable land, traveling more than 700 miles by horse and buggy. The result ot this trip was that they purchased 400 acres of land in Abolt township, tbla county, and engaged In farming and stock - raising, which engaged the attention of Mr. Sprankle during the remainder of his active lite. He was an excellent citizen, very widely known and universally esteemed, and was three times elected trustee of Abolt township. He was married In September, 1849. at Manchester, Ohio, to Miss Susan Sonera, who survlvejs, together with three children Mrs. Henry F. SmcXtz, of Abolt town shir, Mrs. Dan Ilosseau and J. 0. F. Sprankle, both ot Wayne townahlp. There are five grandchildren and one great - grandchild. Funeral service's Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the residence. Her. Kay O. Miller officiating; Interment at Mrjdenwoodi - KIRKUP, Benjamin Bousman. Infant son of Mr. and - Mrs. Harry O. Bousman, 730 Ckjlerlck street, died Friday afternoon from convulsions at the age - of seven, and one - half months. The remains were shipped to Pendleton, Ind , for interment. FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: Logan. 'Funeral services of Mrs. Jane Logan, whose death occurrpd at Warsaw, will bo held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the residence of ber son In Fort Wayne, 411 Toplar street. The S. W. Stlrk circle. Ladles of the O. A. It., - will hold a flag service over the remains at 1 o'clock, and the funeral service later will be under the auspices of the Christian Science organization. The pall bearers will be B. W. Skelton, O. W. Aid - rich, D. L. Beaber. B. L, Johns, J. L. Gruber and W..A. Kelsey. CITY BREVITIES. Relatives In this city have received word of the death of Mrs. Nellie Lamb Kirkup, wife ot Richard Klrkup, of Laporte, Ind. Death occurred Friday afternoon of cancer of the atojq - ach. The husband and four children, Nellie, May, George and Raymond survive, Other relatives are the mother, Mrs, Margaret Lamb and - Mrs. J. P. Morgan, of this city and a brother OeVjrge'EarnbrbrTrankforCrinrr. Mr. nnd Mrs. Klrkup moved from Fori Wayne to Laporte about eleven years ago. The remains will be brought to this city this evening over the Pennsylvania on No: It and will be token to - the residence of lr. and Mfrs. 3. V, Morgan, 311 West Pontine street, il. i i il v THOMPSON. ' ' '' Mrs., Susan M. Thompson, a' widow, Mrs. J. Slon Smith Is 111 at her borne In Lakeside. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hogan 'attended the funeral o Dr. A. B. Sprlngsted at Blufftpn yesterday. Word has been received to the effect that F. A. Opatz, of Ilarmer street, who, accompanied by hla wife. recently went to Indianapolis for the purpose of taking treatment with specialists for a cancer, is slowly improv ing nnd expects .to be able to return home next week. The Men's club .of the Plymouth church will meet In the parlors of ttfe churcb Monday evening. Dr. Miles F. Porter will deliver an address, on Thlngs;Worth Doing," Refreshments will be served and all men are Invited to attend, as tbe address 'will be oS special Interest to them. Mrs. M. K. Woodward, of Jackson street,, received word Friday evening of the death of Mrs. Hattle Woodward Marshall. In Wyoming, Ia. Mrs. Marshall was a sister of the late M. E. Woodward' and bad many friends here as she at one time lived Jn this city. ' NOTES OF THE DAY originally Dr. Fernando IS. Guachalla, who is a candidate for president of Bolivia, Is Well nown ,in this country,, having been minister to Washington. No member of congress, it Is said, has had more occupation in hla time than Representative Champ ' - Clark, 'or the. Ninth, congressional district ot Missouri. Ha has been a farmhand, country store clerk, newspaper editor, lawyer, andpjIlttCnJ!y,the;peoDjQDl bis state' hare given him "most every position, of prominence at their command. Chicago is copying New York in the matter of police Uniforms. The old style' helmet has been discarded for the winter and the military caps now so familiar to New Yorkers have been adopted for patrolmen, sergeants and lieutenants - ,' Another leaf from 'New' York's book that Chicago' has bor rowed Is th precinct numerals on the left side of the collars of patrolmen. and as er that in ing last of of who membership Mr. charities ed In Cincinnati assistance to of was took one the bany after a tion from and the session San the could were

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  1. The Fort Wayne Sentinel,
  2. 01 Feb 1908, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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