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. 'eJJLi.TBx JJEAD.';-X "- XdeatiHeaUoB the Throe Bodlee at Rablgs Fost-Morteaa KxaaalaatioBa rolice'mBB gturaa'e Fate. 1 ! .The bodiea of three young men lay la bote of lee at the Cltjf fader taker' yesterday, and thousands cf people paaaed to ,aad fro through the dead-room to catoh a glimpse of the faces. Each one had been killed by slug from the militiamen 'a rifles. By udon all were identified. One wa Henry atatea, of S3J4 Hopkins street, another John Hugue, an employe at L. O. Schafer Co. a mantel and grate factory, and the third Tony Brldetrtteln, of 143 Twelfth atreet. ' Kate la tha one who "met hi death in the Jail when the crowd came through the Court house and the mllllta fired. He had just reached 'Ahe -corridor beyoud the first iron door wln he received the fatal ahot and fell dead. His body lay until morning, wnen It was removed by the patrol wagon to Hablg'e. A post-mortem examination by Police Sur-reon Querner. . yesterday afternoon, devel- Loped that Kates hud received a load in each shoulder, both wound being frightful ones. Tbe bullets were not found, aa they had bassed clear through the body. Kates waa tweotyelgbt years of age, and ha been In Cincinnati five yeara. He came from Uew York City, wher? hi folka still reside. Hia father lives at Xo. IS Chestnut atreet, and hia brother at 118 Sheriff street. . Both were telegraphed to yesterday. The onlr friend who called at Ilabig'a to Inuuire after him was a yousg lady to whom he had been pay lug attcutiQos. Hue wept bitterly upon seeing the remains, and seemed almost heartbroken. -The litst place Kates worked was the Cincinnati Coffin Factory. Those who were near htm when he fell say be waa brave aa a lion, and In tbe very front of the crowd, t'p to last night it had not been decided what disposition will be made with the body. , It was the body of Tony Brldenstein that was taken to Hablg's at three o'clock yesterday, morning In Billy Cunningham's back. So. 30. Cunningham was coaling down Sycamore atreet on his way from Avondale, when be was stopped near tbe front of the Jail oy a crowd, who picked upa body from the street and threw it it: to his back and ordered him to take it to liable'. He could do nothing else, and, arriving lit Hablg's, the man was found to be dead. The body was put in, ice and not Identified an til some time later. when hia sister, Mrs. Albert BoeSer, of Dayton, . Ohio, called at Hablg's. Mrs. Hoefier happend to be la the city at tending the funeral of another brother on Friday. When Tony did not return home yesterday morning and ehe beard of the riot she feared be was hurt and instituted inquiries that resulted in the finding of the lifeless body at tbe City Undertaker's. Brldenstein wna about twenty-seven ymrsof age. Two year ago last Thanksgiving Day be wa married.' He leares a wife and one child only three weeks old. Tie was a itaper-hanger by trade and an Induatrlus young fellow, well liked. II U wound was in the left Side of the neck. Tbe ball passed downward and struck the spinal column. His body was also post mortemed by Dr. Querncr. Relatives will take charge of Brldenstein' remain. Up to nine o'clock last night little els was ascertained in regard to the other man than tbat bU name la John 'Hngue and he worked at L. G. SchafT-r 4 Co.'s, No. 706 and 712 West Fnnt street. He is about twenty-six or twenty-seven years of age. He waa struck in the breast by a bullet tbat penetrated the left lung and parsed clear through the body, Hague's remains were also post-mortemed by the Police. Purjjeon. To-day a poel-mortem examlnati6n will tie ir.adeon the body of Patrol Officer JoeSturm, who was killed In front of tbe Jail about two o'clock yesterday morning. Hia wagon, No. 4, was In the street almot opposite the .lall entrance, and he was standing up In it. when suddenly there cume a voiley from the militia and be fell with two bullets in his groin. An other ball struck tho scat of the wacon. The wounded nan was driven quickly to the Hospital, but. life was extinct upon the arrival there. The 'ody wa then taken to the late home of the deceased, on Court street, between Kuce and Elm. Sturm whs about forty-live ' year. of age. lie leaves a wife and several children. He was appointed on the police force under Means, and hns been running on the patrol wagon ver since it started. He was a good officer and well liked by his comrades. The" Directors of the Police Relief Association met yesterday afternoon ami passed appropriate resolutions on his death, and set the funeral for half-past nine o'clock to-morrow morning at St. Xavier's Church. Sturm was a brother-in-law of Albert Sprlnrjer, tbe saloon-keeper at Sixth and Sycamore streets. One of tbe bullet that entered hia body broke pieces off every key la a bunch of eight In hia pants pocket. Coroner Maacroft will set no time for the inquests until the present excitement Is over.

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 30 Mar 1884, Sun,
  3. Page 12

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