John Bannon, 559 Morris Ave

John Bannon. 559 Morris Ave Wife Mary, kids; James, John, Mary, Katie. Patrick and Bertie. wife recently released from hops.

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III V I'lllCS. F01XD SIX HALF-CLAD HALF-CLAD HALF-CLAD CHILDREN Baaaoa Wmm Drsak amd His Wife I'm. able to Walk. Agent Watson of the Gerry society ap peared in the Morrisanla Police-Court Police-Court Police-Court yes terday afternoon with five half-clad half-clad half-clad chll dren whom he asked to have committed to charitable institutions. The children were those of John Bannon. who lives In a mis erable frame shanty at 559 Morris Avenue. with his wife. Mary, and his six children. James, ten: John, eight; Mary, five; Katie, three; Patrick, two, and Bertie, only fif teen months old. ' For several weeks Ban non's wife has been in Harlem Hospital. During her aickness her husband. Instead or raring ror tne little ones, went on prolonged debauch. The children begged food and hunted around the vacant lots for scraps of wood and cinders, with which they kept a little fire. The neighbors at last notified the police. Agent Watson found the whole family without rood or fire. Mrs. Bannon was lying on an old bed. having been discharged discharged from the hospital, but was unable to walk. Bannon was Intoxicated, and the six children were huddled together on a pile of rags in a corner. The children were taken to the society rooms for the night. Patrick, while trying to get warm at the little fire which his brother and sister were able to build for him last week, fell and was badly burned. He was taken, to Belle- Belle- vue Hospital to be treated. Magistrate Cornell committed James. John. Mary, and Katie to St. Joseph's Home, and Bertie, the baby, was com- com- of Charities to be sent te the nursery on Randall's Island, Bannon appeared In court and said that he had been out of work. There were several neighbors present who testified that Bannon was worthless and a drunkard. Magistrate Cornell cen sured Bannon severely. Pasaeaa-era Pasaeaa-era Pasaeaa-era fer tee Orleat. The Hamburg, American XJne steamship Normannia, which will sail to-day to-day to-day on a ts her of responsibly the at to the the Dr. on if for Ihe

Clipped from The New York Times08 Jan 1896, WedPage 16

The New York Times (New York, New York)08 Jan 1896, WedPage 16
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  • John Bannon, 559 Morris Ave — John Bannon. 559 Morris Ave Wife Mary, kids; James, John, Mary, Katie. Patrick and Bertie. wife recently released from hops.

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