Schreiner, Anton (Jr) d 1917
DEATH IS CAUSED BY INTENSE HEAT ANTON SCHREINER'S BODY IS FOUND IN CORNFIELD NEAR LAFAYETTE. YOUNG MAN HAD BEEN WORK ING IN HAYFIELD ON DAY PREVIOUS. I Anton Schreiner, Jr., of this city was found dead in a cornfield near the home of David Jungquist in the township of Lafayette, ten miles northwest of this eity, last Thursday morning. The body was discovered by Mrs. Jungquist, when she went to a potato patch near her home, passing thru the corn field. The officials at Lafayette were notified and an inquest was held Friday morning, the coroner's jury returning a veredict that death was the result of heart failure. Affected by Heat. Mr. Schreiner, who had been working on his uncle's farm in W^st Newton township, on Wednesday, is believed to have been affected by the heat during the afternoon, wandering away in the evening. Late Wednesday night Mrs." Jungquist was awakened by loud talking in the road in front of the house., and called to one of the farm hands and asked him to go and ascertain the trouble. When he reached the highway all was quiet, and no one being in sight he returned to the house. Nothing further was thought of the matter until Schreiner's body was found the following morning. It is the opinion of physicians that in his pain and delirium the young man wandered into the corn field, where death overtook him. inoinjne for the farm of George Schreiner, V^estflfrfewfon/ where he Mr. Schreiner was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Schreiner, Sr., who reside on North Minnesota street, in this city. He left here Wednesday worked in the hay field until about 4 o'clock that afternoon, when he left the field, complaining that he did not feel well. When he went away fye said he was go'ng to New Ulm. Later in the evening he was seen about seven miles northeast of his uncle's home, evidently having become confused and lost his way. That was the last he was seen alive by anyone who recognized him. Was Telegraph Operator. Mr. Schreiner was born in Fairfax, January 29, 1891, and came to this city with his parents several years ago. He was a telegraph operator and had been employed by the Minneapolis & St. Louis railway, as operator at Klossner. Lafayette and also at Springfield, by the Northwestern line. The funeral was held from the Catholic church at St. George Saturday morning.