1907 Man dies on sidewalk outside James Prevas confectionary store, 1001 Penn St, Reading
DIED ON SIDEWALK WELL - KNOWN CITIZEN EXPIRES WHILE WAITING FOR A CAR AT - 'TENTH AND PENN STREETS. Herman H.'" Weyman, a well - known and highly respected citizen, fell over and died instantly at Tenth and Penn streets at L40 o'clock on Sunday afternoon. afternoon. Death Is believed to have been due to cardiac paralysis. With Bennevllle D. Angstadt, of 843 Buttonwood street, his brother - in - law, Mr. 'Weyman left his home, 7,36 North Tenth street, about 1.20 o'clock, intending intending to go by trolley car to Jacksonwald to look over a small farm which he had thought of buying. The two walked slowly in Tenth street, intending to catch a Boyertown car at Penn street When on the sidewalk, on the Tenth street, side, of the confectionery stoee' of James Prevas, 1001 Penn street, Mr. Weyman, without uttering a sound, sank to the sidewalk. Mr. Angstadt and several mjfcn, who soon gathered, carried Mr. Weyman into into the confectionery store and a mes senger was despatched for Dr. Victor W. WIckert When the physician arrived arrived he found life extinct. Coroner Robert E. Strasser was notified of the case, as was also Undertaker Francis F. Seidel, who removed the body to the deceased's late home. Beyond a slight pressure on the chest, which he had for some time, Mr. Weyman was apparently in excellent health when he left hom He was for many years master bricklayer bricklayer in the forge department of the Reading Iron Company and was recog nized as an excellent and painstaking ThA rianoaaPd. who was in mechanic. the 65th year of his age, was a member of Lodge No. 62, F and A. M.; of Muh lenberg LodgeJJo. 1085, I. O. O. F and the Odd Fellows' Brotherhood, and was an attendant at the First United Eyan gelical church. There remain his wife, Rosie 33., three sons William A. Weyman, Herman N, Weyman, Jr., and Elmer G. Weyman, this city one daughter - Florence L. Weyman, at home three sisters Kate, wife of Benneville D. Angstadt, and Annie, Annie, widow of Allen Covington, this city, and Maggie, wife of Willianf H. Cole man, Los Angeles, Cal. and one broth, er Horace Weyman, of Los Angeles. I !