Charles H Poff funeral train

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Charles H Poff funeral train - CONDUCTOR FOrr'a FINERAL, Ur. Attendance of...
CONDUCTOR FOrr'a FINERAL, Ur. Attendance of Railroad Hen t rain This City. One of the largest funerals witnessed on our streets, was that of the late Con- Con- iluctor Charles H. Poff, which took place yesterday. Deceased was a popular railroader and his friends, who were legion, showed their respect for his memoir by turning out in numbers exceeding any former occasion. The funeral 'services were conducted at the late residence of the deceased, by Kev. Dr. Frost, of the Fifth Street M. E chinvh. The re mains were then escorted to the Pennsylvania Pennsylvania depot where a special train was in waiting to convey the funeral cortege to Wrightsvillc. The rail way societies in this city were largely repr.senfcd. They were as follows: Order Railway Conductors, Dauphin division, No. 143, 85 men; Marshal, M. H. Smith; Sentinels, H, Myers, S. B. Luco; pall bearers, Geo. P. McCana, C. C. Duncan, F. Geniper- Geniper- ling, William Updegraft, L. B. Ciay and J. Daniels. Bed Men Chique f-'a-lunca f-'a-lunca f-'a-lunca f-'a-lunca f-'a-lunca Tribe, No. 39,50 men; Marshal, J. II. Clime; pall bearers, C. Xewcuni-ber, Xewcuni-ber, Xewcuni-ber, H. Hoke, C. Medling, T. Hngen-tualer. Hngen-tualer. Hngen-tualer. John Lebenger, A Worth," W i r6ton ana a. mou, uwuuuuu: c: Locomotive Engineers, divison Xo. "4, 25 men, Grand Master, 11. Sindigo; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Xo. 3S3, 15 men; Brotherhood of Locomotive Locomotive Firemen, Xo. 174, Harrisburg Lodge, 25 men, Marshal. Dick Shepherd Shepherd ; Brotherhood of Railroad Brake-men, Brake-men, Brake-men, Xo. 142, 35 men, Marshal, G. M. Hoffman; Columbia Lodge Xo. 117, Brotherhood of Railroad Brake-men, Brake-men, Brake-men, 30 men, Marshal, S. Mo Xeal. Beautiful floral offerings were contributed. Among them was a design, a magnificent pillow, from the members of "his crew, consisting of Engineer Black, Fireman Oscar Miller, Flagman George Manahan and Brake-men Brake-men Brake-men Harry Cornwall and Samuel 1 las-son. las-son. las-son. A large gales ajar from Mr. Bach and a wax star from Mrs. Harry Bach ; a scroll from the social cluh of which he was a member; a monogram "O. R. C,1' from Daupbin division 14;i third as a the cured Fred are burg deal" They tol. Boston Phila ew St Kan. Newark York As In all personal Magee, S. the nominations gift county carried last

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  1. Harrisburg Daily Independent,
  2. 20 May 1889, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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