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SUDDEN DEATH A __ T _ VV FROM APOPLEXY. MM. Georgt W/ Dudley bf. Upper Alton,: Die* '^hH? * Supper Table, Satiittdiiy Night. Slashes on Night. in a box Bluff Line before ten to drive a box-car They were knives, a presen 1 Mrs. Aiinie C.; Dudley, wife of George W. Dudley of Upper Alton, died suddenly from apoplexy at the family home on Garden street, Saturday night, while seated at the supper table. Mr. Dudley and several members of Mrs. Dudley's famliy Were Seated at the table with her. She was apparently in good health and was just beginning to partake of the evening meal when she complained of a pain in her head at the base «f her brain and in an instant she fell over on the table and was dead before medical assistance could be given. Dr. E C. Lcmen was summoned and pro- noimced the case apoplexy. Mrs. Dudley'had suffered several times in the last five years from premonitory •ivinptoms of the attack which proved '•fetal. Otherwise she was in good Health and members of her family were' in no way alarmed over her condition. Her death was a great surprise to the members of her family, three of whom were not at home when cath occurred. Mrs. Dudley'was born Annie C. Par- hcr at Biddcford, Me., Dec. 6, 1850, he was married at Boston February 18fi8, and was the mother of eleven hildrcn, seven of whom survive her Horace Dudley of St. Louis, W-nfield W Dudley of Chicago. Mrs.. Llls- vorth Floyd of Decatur, Miss Lillian Dudley, Wallace R., Rollin and Louis Dudley who live at home. The children who were away from home were hastily summoned and all of them arrived Sunday morning. Mrs. Dudley was a woman who was little known outside of her own home. She was intensely devoted to her home interests and ever watchful after the interests of her family. She was in every respect a good mother and lived a true Christian life. Her death is a sad blow to her family who had not expected such a termination of the life of the mother. Mrs. Dudley's death occurred at a time after she had just finished arranging on the table a box of violets which her husband had brought her from St. Louis that evening. She was very fond of flower? and gave much of her spare time to caring for and cultivating them. The'funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family home, and Rev. W. H. Bradley of the Presbyterian church, an old friend of Mrs. "Dudley, will conduct the services. Loans '*™Overdrafts Banking Furniture Cash in We Rev At of the morning ™s of become committee interview that The Mr church entire excellent having He the which is a Illinois It soon when al John RYING TO SOLVE WATER MYSTERY. benefit R The are Co It ,l,e

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 20 Mar 1905, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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