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Capt Woods - Orleans. CAPT. G. MARSH WOODS. Mr. W. C....
Orleans. CAPT. G. MARSH WOODS. Mr. W. C. Macklin, clerk f the steamer Mabel Comeaux, received a felegrain yesterday yesterday morning announcing the deatn of the above well - known steamboatman at 9 o'clock Hunday night at his home in Frankfort, Ky. Capt. Woods steamooated before the war as clerk on several of the famous packets in the Louisville and New Orleans trade, and afterward afterward filled the positions of clerk and captain on different boats in the Kentucky River trade. About eight years ago he came South and engaged in the Cpper Coast trade wlih Capts. Henry E. Harper and J. A. Comstork. He remained in that trade about six years and acted as clerk on the Blue Wing. Beetle and Whisper, of which steamers he was part owner. He also owned an Interest in ; ; i the eld Katie P. Kountz at the time ... , ahe burned, and in the Queen City, and acted , . i . as clerfcon the latter boat last season in the Bayou Bartholomew trade. He quit the rtver last spring and returned to Kentucky, - - where he - remained up to the time of his death. The disease of which he died was enlargement of the liver. Jolly Marsh WoodX he was familiarly called, was a whole - souled Kentucky geutle - man. and was always honest and fair in his ; dealing. Hem in the broadest sense of the word, a man, and the news of his death ' will be received with universal regret. He " leaves a large family, who have the sympathy sympathy of all In their sad bereavement. The flags on all Abe steamers In port yesterday were lowered to half - mast out of respect to Ills memory. . . ' : : . Washington Argus, 22d: The steamer Eleo - - aore left our wharf on Saturday evening to s F 330 1 H R bbla do kks to 177: A 28 W 14 12 t YlL co 25

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 25 Nov 1884, Tue,
  3. [First Edition],
  4. Page 6

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