Death of P.C. Rossi

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Death of P.C. Rossi - The Prominent Banker Dies at Asti as the Result...
The Prominent Banker Dies at Asti as the Result of a Fall From Buggy KNIGHTED BY ITALYS KING COLLEGE EDUCATION IS A FOE OF DIVORCE In ft Marriages of Smilh Girl Graduates Onty On Mismated N Inre tl nt FINANCIER WHO WAS I PIFTHfl f RAW 1 HILLED NEAR ASTI Uim nU rlg KILLED IK AH wW9i ACCIDENT Wv 9 JJJJJJJJJJIIIH t tWMlmW I P C Rossi I Was President of the Famous Italian - Swiss Colony in Sonoma County fiwel1 I - inlli to th hronlfle ORTHAMPTON Miss 1 October 8 - The latest e Iden e of one of the at oinpt nvlng heneflts of a ollege i in atlou foi norm ii hai Just oine to liglit In an in estigatlon on 1 u ted 1 i tie alumnae of - mtth t ol lege mIi tin In the cases the lave ohmrxed that nut of rtf t x sex en mar ii - en of toll ge girl graduates there Is n h o dix i r c In lonira t to this percentage Is that llstlo t tn in estlgators who ax e foil n I I J i I t iw re wan one dixorce out oi t r in or twelxo marriages uf non - fj Vkp women The S It ollege Inv entlga tors do it of eightx fixe marriages in xx hi h griuatcs of mlth College are the rrti pints there Is re orde 1 lily a single ihone making the aver n fe extrt melx Vw CONVICTED BANK WRECKER UNGUARDED IN STREETS W Cooper Morns Allowed to Attend Conference Unattended Mrr al PIpiiKi lo rhe tirnle SUFViOri itobet 8 doing from tie Mito lenitentlary unnttended and ungiardel to hold j n reti e with ex lnlted Mtei 4 lotor Piles of W ahinjLt n U Ctop r Moi rls who is silng i senten e for six years for Speeliil Ptnptrh to the Chronlels ASTI 6ctober ft Thrown from th step of his buggy by the sudden starting of the horse as he was about to alight Pletro C Rossi secretary secretary of the wlss - Italian Byk of San Francisco and president of the Italian - Swiss colony at Astl received Injuries here early this morning that resulted in his death at 4 o clock this afternoon Mr Rossi who made a weekly visit to th great grape and wine colony of which he ts the head started to drive tm Cloxerdale Me stopped shortly aft - eiward an 1 ln attempting to alight from the buggy his horse became frightened and bolted Rossi lost his balam e and was thrown to the ground hitting his head on the wheel fracturing fracturing It hu he fell Me was Immediately rushed to a near hv bouse and medical assistance wan tailed Andrea Sbarbgro of San ran clsro was notified and he hurried north ln a machine taking with him Drs Sartotla and Draper Every assistance assistance possible was given the Injured man but he passed away at 4 o clock this afternoon The body will be taken to ban Francisco on the morales train for burial Rossi was about 54 jears of age and has been a resident of California for upward of thirty ears Born In Pied motit near Turin Hal he came to America when in his twenty - fourth ear and settle here shortly after wards 1 or a while he was In the drug business and while thus engaged became Interested in the Italian - Swiss olonx Iscurlv n quarter of a century ago when the fortunes of the corpora tlon seemed to sag he abandon od his drug business In order to take actlxe management of the wine enture Its prenent development say hia associates is hlefl due to his efforts He was w ldel esteemed here and was espe lally revered bj his countrymen In 1907 Victor Fmmanuel HI on ferred upon him the title of Cavalier of the Order of the Italian Crown whh h is equivalent to the Order of Knighthood In Tngland The honor Is seldom con ferred upon non residents of Italy Ho was Italian Commissioner to the Port land Or and the Venice CaL Expos tlons as well as Callfornlan represen latlve n the Milan International Ex position He was also a director at the time of his death in the Italian American Bank of San Francisco Ho is survived by a widow and six children children I

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 09 Oct 1911, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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