DEATH OF JOHN SIMMONS Was Iron \Vurkvv and Member of Number Secret Societies. John Simmons, » well known machinist, machinist, residing at the southwest j corner of Second and Chest nut streets, I died at two minutes of rive o'clock Monday afternoon, of liver trouble, after an illness ot several weeks. He had been bedfast since last Wednesday. Wednesday. Although it was known that lie was ill the Hmiouiuviuoiit of his death was Quite unexpected, as his condition was not regarded as serious. serious. Mr. Simmons was very well known in this city, having l>een an ironworker ironworker for many years, lie was, at the time of his Illness, employed in the machine sho\i av the American Iron and Steel Manufacturing plnnt. lie was also connected with a number number of secret Bocieties. The deceased wan a member of St. Luke's Episcopal church. He is survived survived by his wife, a son, Albert, and a sister, Mrs. William .1. llackett, of liTiS South Second street.