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Combination entertainment - Wiley Williams Dies in Denver and ' WU1 Be...
Wiley Williams Dies in Denver and ' WU1 Be Buried Wednesday. Wiley Williams, who has for the last two years been stage manager at the Combination theatre In Dead-wood, Dead-wood, Dead-wood, song writer, author of numerous numerous plays, burlesque and comic operas, died at St. Joseph's hospital In Denver Sunday forenoon, of typhoid typhoid pneumonia. He will be burled trie Wednesday by the Eagles and Klks. to which he belonged. Mr. Williams was about sixty years old, and is believed to have been born in Ireland, although he may have t-een t-een t-een born In Boston of Irish parent At n event All of his early life was passed at Boston, and he received a classical education. The stage called him when a very young man, and few men have gained rkk,.- rkk,.- successes than were his at one i ?r.o, both as an actor and a play- play- wr'ter. Trunks containing his wara-m!-,e wara-m!-,e wara-m!-,e wara-m!-,e wara-m!-,e end other effects used in his proferrion are in Deadwood, and their ccnterts are estimated to ne worm r. at. in the thousands of dollars. nurins: hie conneption with the Ccn-blnatlon Ccn-blnatlon Ccn-blnatlon at Deadwood he wrote prA't'clly all the sketches, bur lesques and other material presented, onlv a few months ago he com pleted a musical comedy that he termed "The Belles of Porto Rico," tor wnicn h wo offered an extravagant Bum, whin be refused, believing that he could make more out of It by going on the road with it this spring.

Clipped from The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times11 Apr 1905, TuePage 1

The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times (Deadwood, South Dakota)11 Apr 1905, TuePage 1
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