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Billings, who also had been summoned, 41 J not arrive until death had occurred. Mr. Palmer sank so gradually that the family were not told of the death that the doctors deemed almost Inevitable until a short time before he breathed his last. Two hoars and a half after he sank into unconsciousness unconsciousness be died, the passage from life to death being almost Imperceptible. Mrs. Palmer and her sons were prostrated with grief. Mrs. B. L. Honore. her sister,' met the friends of the family who hurried to' the residence aa soon as Mr. Palmer's death became known, and received the messages of sympathy. Cpon her devolved the duty of telling the events preceding Mr. Palmer's death. " . -. -. . Death Was Set Expected. Mr. Palmer's .death was. utterlr unex pected by the'alniJy-and.we.-wTa the'alniJy-and.we.-wTa the'alniJy-and.we.-wTa the'alniJy-and.we.-wTa the'alniJy-and.we.-wTa not pre- pre- - pared for the shock,.? he saiJ.--"Dr. saiJ.--"Dr. saiJ.--"Dr. saiJ.--"Dr. FstIU had assured tia t&ar"ir;7i'a!ioer-tad t&ar"ir;7i'a!ioer-tad t&ar"ir;7i'a!ioer-tad ior- ior- . ganic trouble whatever, and tbathe was ia i.o danger. Mr.' Palmer Jid net-expect net-expect CeHt!, himself,: and bevtrkecw, tbatbe was" dring. aa he lost consciousness beXorf- beXorf- siaxw was ft it ovcrjjis condition." - -'. -'. - : - . rviO arrangements for . the funeral were made last night. The family- family- baa no ceme tery lot, and It could not be ascertained -where -where Mr. Palmer's remains will be In-' In-' In-' terred. The place and time of the funeral' and the names of the tfcttve and honorary pallbearers ; will probably . b announced today., '--": '--": '--": - , . - Dr." Henry B. Favlll, who attended Mr,; Palmer in his last illness, said last night: : "Mr. Palmer had been in poor health for ' eight or nine weeks and about three weeks-ago weeks-ago weeks-ago it was thought best that be remain in ' bed. i He was not taking enough nourishment nourishment t0 withstand thi exertion In getting , around. He tad. suffered somewhat - from ; Indigestion, which Is a serious affliction at "Xate Batqrday" night' he developed fevef and whenI' saw him yesterday- yesterday- morn- morn- Ing lit .had, .Increased.1 1 suspected" pueu- pueu- s mon4& abdeiranged for a consultation with- with- .'; Dr. Billings last evening.' ' la tbe afternoon . when the alarming symptoms appeared I was Inaccessible, and when I arrived at tho residence he had expired. Dr. Billings came shortly afterward. The : lung3 , had filled with water, superinduced by - the high ' fever." ' - v :

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 05 May 1902, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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