Henry Pollitz - Davenport Daily Gazette 22 Sep 1870

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Henry Pollitz - Davenport Daily Gazette 22 Sep 1870 - 18?Q FATAL A001BKHT. Heory PolUtt, » Germm...
18?Q FATAL A001BKHT. Heory PolUtt, » Germm lamer TMldtofc tbc old L* Fruce Urm Lincoln township to town Tueadtj with » load of barley. disposing of ttic same he got on a sprue. be wt» about to «larl home in the wbcn on Second street between Main and riaon street, he attempted to eel *ut of wagon to enter a store, as lie »tci»)»cd double tree he lost Ifw balance ntid frll Hie horses heels, the ti-am starUn B uj the wheels of the w» K »n imswl over 1,1* body. The man was wticli under the Influence liquor C.wwUbie Wrmderlleh vho was near PolliUwho was a sbort S t"»t mat, resisted, ConiUWo Theodore tailed to assist by Officer Won- itwasa difficult matter to *i- KV i 1'olliU alon St when near the jail ex-Alder- miin John Trede met Ihc officers, seem? p,Hit7.'B couaitlon ottered toUke ctrc of itntl took him to his place, the Western street*, and UW him down some hay in llie bani to «!eep off the effect* of tliu liquor. About 7 j. in. It wan ihat Pollitz was dyin;.Dr. Hrepfuer ww but tlic man died in a few moments The body was placed iu « coffin and Corouw, notified. Yesterday ajury was called am! an inquest held. Tlic proceedings will be concluded till to-day, as it nmy be necessary to liold « pout martfm examination. body was placed temporarily in a vault c-=l^. *·*"».»"· Uie man team and went out to notify children (Pollilz belnca widower! of their father's death. As the t*am drove vp.the rinont eipeetinfitosec thdrfather. Mr. H- told them he was sitk In town, and told the hired man the facts and he children, who were quite overcome by news- The children remaned at home. oldest i* a girl of fourteen years, who house for her father. Tliere are Ihree little boys aged five, flU aud eleven years. was about forty-five years of a«e, and worked in town. He was for some time employed at Decker** malt house. The report that he had been drdffleed and robbed of the money he received for his of£rainisuntrne,M it was found Bafe he had deposited it. What caused his Isaotyel ascertained. There are no wounds on his person that would c*usc fatal It Is thoupht death resulted from a fit by excessive drinking-

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  2. 22 Sep 1870, Thu,
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