Frank X Black Dies Suddenly

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Frank X Black Dies Suddenly - llFRANK X. BLACK DIES SUDDENLY ' Ho was...
llFRANK X. BLACK DIES SUDDENLY ' Ho was Prostrated by the Heat of Monday. is ot an in a Congestion of the Brain Followed Followed This Morning _»pse Into Unconsciousness Led up to Peaceful Death A Career of I'ubllc Usefulness and Private Success Causes (Jeneral Sorrow at Its Unexpected Unexpected End. Frank X Black, one of the best known esideuts ot our city, died at his resi- ence on North Third street at 12:51 his afternoon after lying in a state of utter unconsciousness Bince •! o'clock his morning. His death was th«3 reEult f a boat stroke sustained during the utensely hot weather of the past few lajs. The death of Mr. Black comes as a hock to the community from which it will be slow to recover. Most people were in total ignorance, and few 1 were even aware of it? gravity. Mr. Black was taken critically ill at ,n early hour this morning. lie had been conlined to the house the whole of resterday, and gradually kept growing ™r;e. until about d o'clock this morn- ng. when he sink into a state of nncon- iciousnesB. A number of physicians were hastily called, including Dr. Eich- bery who arrived at S o'clock from Gin- THE LATE FRANK X. BLACK, ii a th he to- of innati, and Drs. Skinner, Overpeck. duston and Millikin of this city. Aftei a consultation they gave out the hope leas information that nothing could be done for Mr. Black, as his case was be yond the reach of medical skill. Mr. Black had not bean feeling well for several days. Monday morning he remained at homo, but in the afternoon feeling himself ablo to stand it, hi made a business trip to Cincinnati The extreme beat ou that claj and previous one had its r-ll'ec. developing a pronounced case of hea stroke, with its fearfully high fever anc other terrible accompaniments. Tho eil'oct of tho stroke worked slow ly, but all too surely. About B:liO-thi morning Mr.Black complained of sever pains in the abdomen, and it was no long until he had relipaed into entir unconsciousness, surrounded by hi grit-f stricken family. Ho remained i this condition throughout the morning and passed peacefully away at IS!:")-! p u i'ew Hamilton business men were 5 well known, both at home and abroat as Frank X Black. As president of th Black iV Clawsou Co , a firm that ha achieved a reputation throughout th world. Mr. Black came into contac with his follow business men all ove the country. Mr Black was born in this city. Ma '2, IS'i^ He was educated in tha Si Stephen's parochial schools It migl: almost be said of Mr. Black that h was? born in a machine shop. As a boyh used to knocking around his father shop. »r.d iu 1*(K> he began his appren icefhip with Owens. Lane and Dyer f per week No doubt his single dolla seemed a fortune to the boy, who w destined when a man to coin, them b the thousands. Young Black wautf d to learn how 1 run a roll grinding lathe, and succeede in getting a job with ths celebrated Morton Pool in Wilmington, Delaware fully meut cesa his Both was ever t id ie t, nd o ng p f n og A a be f Pennsylvania, i lu 1S74 Peter Black and Sons started i the roll grindery business in Hamillon. j Frank operated the roll grindery ma chine. In l*7o Mr. Black and Mr. Clawsou formed a partners-hip for roll grinding, j \ ™ f *. """ Imlnc1 " fl . out I aking machinery in which field they achieved i immediate and tasting success. In the old shop proveil entirely inadequate , to tiie steadily iuceae-ing trade, and the ^ present extensive plant at Second and j Mill strefts was erected. The Black and Clawson shops are tiie finest of the kind in the world. The corpot-ated in l.^S! with : '. of ^;,0,nO'i and with Mr. Black as presi- i linn wa, in-; apital stock i dest and Mr. Clawaon as secretary and! treasurer. The capital has since been; increased to f'-'od.OOO. i Mr. lilack is best known as a uianu-! facturer, but lie served tho city faith-

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  1. The Journal News,
  2. 20 Jul 1898, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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