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Deaths often made front-page news. - V K M H K K 2-1, 1S)00. M'HOLK the has trip,...
V K M H K K 2-1, 1S)00. M'HOLK the has trip, instead amestown, if Deaths. Societies not to the crew ceeded to be Imuled so far j Alfred Greene. Mr. Alfred Urccnu died at Ills r»i ; denre on Thinl btrcel on Tiu'^day in theH.'Venty-Iillh year of his age. He was fur many years employed as engineer on Ihe freight Irain Unit lan from \'evv)ort to I'all Hiver. As old age be- j to jnake its app-Mrahci? i[ brouglit f Mr. (iruciic failing health and Inva- liim in many ways, wt he ivas it'tlred from a jK)Hltitm he lia I iilh'd so faithfully fora long iKiriod. Despite tlie fact tluil he realized lie was old lie never gave up until the Insl. He was a familial feature of tlie Point, where lie liad resided for w and will l« gieatly missed. He leaves a widow and three daughters, Mrs. Robert M. I'ike nnd Misses Annie and Sadie Oit-ene. The deceased wa-j u member of .41. John's Lodge, Xo. 1, A. F. i- A. M. Mrs. John Austin, Mrs. Happy Austin, wife of Mr. John Austin, and daughter of Assistant Kngineer and Mrs. Oxx, died al her residence on I.cdyard 1 Mace on Saturday morning last, after an illness of duration. Mrs. Austin was a most estimable young woman and leaves a wide circle of relatives and friends to mourn her dcalh. A husband and three children survive her, the youngest lieiugbula few weeks old. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. A r t h u r Anthony, of Portsmouth, two'brothers, Messrs. Harry 'and George Oxx. City tjiccial lengthy the at to j -residence on Tuesday afiernooi all I was attended by a large numltci al ativcs and friends, passengers no panic. funeral took place from her late y a of week writs for Hartford in the Emma Swan. Word was received of Ihe death of Mrs. Kmma M. Swan, widow of William C. Swan, at Henderson, N. C., on Wednesday last, irr the sixty-iifth year of her age. Mr.and Mrs. Swan, d u r i n g their were residents of Newport and weic well known throughout the oily. Swan'dicd a little less than a year About ivo monlhsago Mrs. Swan taken ill, and her death resulted from n complication of diseases. She leaves a son, a daughter and n in Henderson, N". C., aiul a Mr. Daniel Beard, who resides I'cnner being furnished, for Xo. 4. | U)' 8 cil .v- There I The body was brought to Newport dredges | yesterday morning and the interment work j was in the old cemetery. in this city. Mr. Francis Beard. Mr. Francis Heard, formerly of this died at his residence in Brooklyn, N. V., on Mondav last. His death . , . · . ; · · wns the result of old age. aim avenue, j struiHion 'v:""""" j r . - B e a a number of relatives resuhng

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  1. Newport Mercury,
  2. 24 Nov 1900, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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