Charles Latimer death
SUCCUMBS TO DEATH. Charles Latimer of this City, Struck Down in Kansas City. Died Wednesday of the Wound lody Brought Here Thursday Nf iht. Clint. I,. Latimer, of this city, who was struck down and heaten by unknown parties in Kansas City last Thursday night, died "Wednesday afternoon at Coe's S.uiitnrium at five o'clock. Mr. Latimer went to the city Monday, January 22. for the purpose of buying buying stock cattle, and to consult Dr. Co in regard regard to his health, which has been very poor for a long time. Since the assault committed upon him, concerning which no authenticated facls can be ascertained here, he has been sinking gradually us a result of club blows on head and nose, which rendered him unconscious unconscious at the time. Monday his precarious condition necessitated the call of his family to his ledside, as death seemed near a' hand The deceased was in his 60th year, being horn in Burlington, Boone county, Kentucky, in 1840, the son of Richard and Madeline Latimer. He came to Missouri in '67 and has lived most of the time since then in Saline county. He was married to Miss Henrietta Hall, who survives him. together with two children, C. L. Latimer, Jr., of this city, and Mrs. Bon Hughes, of Keytesville. Mr. Latimer's favorite pastime was fox hunting uud among the followers of the chase, none found more pleasure in such excitement. He was a noble and generous hearted mini and to his many friends, this announcement of his brutal assault uud de:ith ns n result, will bring genuine sorrow.