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 - fever." - trave ta Praleag Life. v : Dr. George...
fever." - trave ta Praleag Life. v : Dr. George P. Marquis, who administered to Mr. Palmer during hla last moments, was called to the bedside about 2 o'clock. - "When I arrived." said Dr. Marquis, "Mr. Palmer was unconscious. Oxygen and every , other means for. prolonging life were used., but he slowly sank and breathed his last: about two hours after he fell into the stupor. When I reached him I noticed first the high fever and "then that the air cells were filling with water. At no time did he regaid con--sclousness. con--sclousness. con--sclousness. con--sclousness. His previous illness had made severe inroads upon his constitution, and he -could -could not throw off the fever. : - Leaves Immease Fortaae. v Mr. Palmer was undoubtedly one of the wealthiest men of the West.- West.- The Palmer house was probably his largest individual futerest and a year before his death be placed a valuation of over $5,000,000 on that property. The residence on the Lake Shore drive alone Is worth aa much aa tbe entlra -fortune -fortune of some Chicago millionaires, and In addition he owned much valuable .improved. , real estate In the down-town down-town down-town district and on the North Side. He was Interested in several several -Chicago -Chicago banks and a number of busi ness ecterprlzes. He invested little outside of . Chicago, but a conservative estimate places the value of the estate which he leaves at $20,000,000. Mr. Palmer's death will affect Indirectly the contest over the presidency of the Gen eral Federation of Women's Clubs, now go ing on in Los Angeles. Cal. Mrs. Palmer has been prominent as a candidate for the presi dency, although she did not attend the feder ation meeting. The death of her husband necessitates her temporary retirement from public life. ;

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