Lulu Degenhart aka Dollie Smith_Cinti Enquirer_18 Dec 1897_Page 8

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Lulu Degenhart aka Dollie Smith_Cinti Enquirer_18 Dec 1897_Page 8 - Ybu- BITTER Was the Cap For Lnla Degeihart, Wlo...
Ybu- BITTER Was the Cap For Lnla Degeihart, Wlo Went To Her Grays Un-mourned Un-mourned Un-mourned and Unwept spedfl-eatioa A soMtary hear containing a plain, simple 'casket without ornament or floral tribute, and not even a carriage following In Ms wake yesterday made its way to St. Mary's Cemetery. Tha sexton and his assistants assistants awaited Its coming, standing by the yawning grave that would soon claim its occupant. No priest was there to apt words of 001087 or praise, and no friends to drop the sympathetic tear. The. form la- la- closed within those narrow conflnea v that of an unfortunate girl who, although only 13 years old, bad drank th cup of degradation to Ms bitterest dregs. This waa th funeral of DoUie Smith, as ah v known to th half world, an Inmate of th house of Carrie Foster, of BOS George street. She waa admitted to th City Hospital De cember 4, suffering from an Incnrabie 'disease. 'disease. Wben death came last Tuesday not a friend appeared to claim her remains,, and the hospital authorities were about to e sign her body to potter's field -wben -wben yester day ber'aged grandfather appeared to- to- weep over the dead girl and . give her decent sepulture.' Then only was It learned that DolU SmKh tn better days was known as Lulu. Degenhart. a lovely girt -who -who loved too soon and too wall, and found aa early grave and late repentance.- repentance.-

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer18 Dec 1897, SatPage 8

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)18 Dec 1897, SatPage 8
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