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judge benjain reeve funeral - - - JUDGE REEVE'S FUNERAL. Laid to Rest With...
- - JUDGE REEVE'S FUNERAL. Laid to Rest With Masonic Honors Republican County Committee May Name His Successor To - morrcw. Greenport, L. I., January 10 The funeral services over the remains of the late County Judge Benjamin H. Reeve were held at hla late residence, Fifth avenue and First street, in this village, at 1 o'clock, yesterday afternoon. The funeral was one of the largest ever witnessed in this place. Tho procession, which was headed by the Green - port Band, was made up as follows: Peconic Lodge", F. and A. M. ; mourners and friends In carriages; Greenport Lodge, I. O. O. F. ; Greenport Fire Department, and the Sterling Athletic Club. Judge Reeve selected his own pallbearers, all of whom were Masons, they being Captain S. Truman Preston, Chesman W. Thome, Frederick Klipp, Postmaster Joseph Ogle, Justice Lcwelyn F. Terry, Captain Thomas E. Burns. The Rev. William C. McKnight, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, conducted the services at the house and he preached no sermon, according to Instructions left to that effect by deceased. At the grave the Masonic burial service was used. The interment took place in Sterling Cemetery. Between the hours of 1 and 3 all of the business places were closed. The flowers and floral pieces wero so numerous that a carriage was used specially to carry them to the cemetery. Many of Suffolk's most prominent men attended the funeral, among theni being Judge Wll mot M. Smith, Theodore D. Dlmon. ex - Con gressman Joseph M. Belford, Sheriff J. Sherl dan Wells. Walter Jaycox, ex - Assemblyman J. N. Hallock, Superintendent of Poor Kirk - ; he Patrick, County Treasurer John Sherry, ex - County Clerk W. R. Devall, Surrogate X. D. : Petty, N'. O. Petty, School Commissioner ; Charles H. Howell, Justices George F. Stack - pole. G. A. Buckingham, David Welch of Manhattan and Judge Harrison Moore of j Queens. j There . - .re several candidates to fill the va - i cancy caused by the death of County Judgo j B. H. Reeve, and the Republican County j Committee will probably make a selection at ! a meeting to be held to - morrow in Rlvcrhead. I Former District Attorney Walter H. Jay - cox of Pntchoguc, who, for the past two ' year3, has been slated to succeed Judge J Reeve, appears to be the strongest candidate i for the appointment, and ho will probabiy J. receive tho Indorsement of the County Com - i mittrc. ! T. D. Dimon, chairman of 'he County Com - mittec, has also been maitioncd by his 1 :

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 10 Jan 1902, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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