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 - 1 ' MRS. MICHAEL HARTB. A. noble woman., whose...
1 ' MRS. MICHAEL HARTB. A. noble woman., whose only alan in life was to lighten the hearts of others, la no more. Many will feel keenly the death of Mrs; Michael Harte. Mrs. Harte fell ill just eight days ago, having cot tracted a heavy cold, which developed meningitis; and though every effort known to science ' was employed to check: the malady. It was of no avaiL God called her and Just as the crimson, in the western sky .was blotted out by the gloomy colors of night, ah answered in heaven. . .-- ' - . . :'. . . Mrs. Harte was brave in death, as aha was m life, and when she became con-sclaus that her labor on earth had finished, she welcomed the end with a soille.. Her son and granddaughter stood by the- bedside and accepted the farewell kiss with heavy' hearts, but even then she showed marvelous fortitude. Mrs. Harte came front Ireland a country for which she bore a, true and tender love. Her birthplace was In the parish of KUseley,' county Clare, and when 22 vtars old site emigrated, to America, reaching here in 1&&L She was then Mlse BSeveV years later she - met Michael Harte. a native of her own land, and their marriage followed. Two children blessed the union. Mary Ellen, who died in Milwaukee several years, ago, and John William, who la an attache of the local etaff of the Picayune. . . - When there was trouble on th Mexican border. Mr. Harte left hie family, and, while to a akirmiah. , was wounded. After recovering he waa atueked with tbe gold fever and pushed on to California. Ynd the, in ci of the-new mines, lost his life by being crushed - Mrs, Harte, as did other noble, women. risked her life daring the epidemics of 1853 and 1873. and pursed many victims back to health.- I..r. Not so long ago Mrs. Harte suffered an accident, havm burnt -by her clothing catdtfnr flre, and for a time her lifevai despaired of. But being of tron vitality she .e.verl. end fo a woman of 7 years ber -ally wae remarkable. The funTral will take plac Ing from her Ute residence on Boche-bUre, near Cleveland arcnoa. . . .. GUIDE BOOK TO NEW ORLKASi ; PUBLISHED Bt THS ; PICAXTJNB PBJCZ 5 CENTS AT fHWS frZAXDS. PRICE T COTS BY MAI!.;

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 03 Sep 1896, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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