Clipped From The Cincinnati Enquirer

morrowii Member Photo

Clipped by morrowii

 - who will testify that when the train swept by...
who will testify that when the train swept by the station he was lying upon tbe platform in such a position that his head was struck and th body knocked to one side. It will also be claimed that prior to this Hogshire waa intoxicated, and laid down upon the platform to sleep. The Coroner is holding a star chamber session on this same case. Forty years ago Thomas D. Gregg settled in Indianapolis Indianapolis as a school teacher. Afterward h dabbled dabbled In the banking and insurance busiuess, and with Win. D. Wygaut owned tbe charter of the Indianapolis Indianapolis Insurance Company. Twenty-five Twenty-five Twenty-five years ago he removed to Iowa, and subsequently subsequently gravitated about the country until until his death in December last at his brother's residence, Dr. D. H. Gregg, Kiugstou Countv. Va. Prior to his death he repeatedly tnoke of a will in which be had devised his property to the City ef Indianapolis and Dal las County. Iowai, for educational purposes, but his relatives failed to find the document nor Mr. vrygant with whom he bad deposited iv The Evening News of this sfter-uoon sfter-uoon sfter-uoon sives the following additional statement: For some time they have been in communication with William Sullivan. Esq., wbo was Mr. Gregg's financial agent here for many years. Mr. Sullivan bas been hunting Mr. Wygant, who moved to Minnesota Minnesota a doxen years ago, and to-day to-day to-day he received the will from that gentleman, who said that ha had barely escaped destroying it It does not turn out to be the document that was expected, and evidently evidently Mr. Gregg made a later one. which he may have mislaid or destroyed. Tbia instrument bears date September 21, 150. and devises $6,000 to his daughter and $750 tn bis mother, both of whom are dead long since; $10 are given to a niece and $300 to the iotlge of Mason at Martinsville. Then follows this item: "Ail tbe rest, residue and remainder of my estate' of every description, real, personal and mixed, I give, devise aud bequea.tb to the City of Indianapolis, in the State of Indiana, to be and remain remain a perpetual fund for the advancement and promotion of free schools in said city, hereby authorising authorising and directing the legal authorities of said city to Invest said bequest in productive stocks, or put the same out on interest, and the Income or interest thereon only to be expended annually annually for the benefit and advancement of said free schools." Williati Sullivan and Charles Fisher are appointed executors, and all other wills revoked. Mr. Sullivan will at once notify tbe relations that this Instrument has been discovered. discovered. The extent of Mr. Gregg's estate is not known, but at one time he was supposed to be worth about $75,000 or more. He owueu some valuable valuable lands in Iowa, which he sold, but never received received much of the price. His property here included included $28,000 stock of the Cincinnati and Indian apolls road (now Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette), Lafayette), and was sold long ago when it was worth oar. His wife, from whom he was separated, died many rears ago, and waa soon followed by ber daughter. If no other will Is found, this one will " r L, j j .r i V . probably stand, and the city will be a gainer to some extent. Tbe Slate Medical Society passed this day principally principally in listening to essays and the President's annual address. Dr. B. I. Haugh, of Orleans, submitted submitted one on Anencephalus, and Drs. Comingore and Marsee, of this city, followed in a practical demonstration of the value of a plaster-of-Paris plaster-of-Paris plaster-of-Paris plaster-of-Paris plaster-of-Paris Jacket for curvature of the spine. The address address of the President Dr. Boyd, of Dublin, Dublin, was maluly a discussion of "Quackery." In re fere nee to the extirpation of such practitioners the Doctor remarked that as to legislating for

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer17 May 1877, ThuPage 2

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)17 May 1877, ThuPage 2
morrowii Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in