Henry Neuhaus' wife is relative to Mr. Wagner who suddenly died.

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Henry Neuhaus' wife is relative to Mr. Wagner who suddenly died. - GAZETTE; THURSDAY A A of la the - ei - ar -...
GAZETTE; THURSDAY A A of la the - ei - ar - gift the and ob - of of bo bu the, the" - R, U. of B, SUDDEN DEATH. If. G, Wagner, tl,o Wealthy Drun - glst DlnaMuddCn orilearl Ilia eaedat Ills lUiHldenco Hkeloli of Ilia Iilfe. Yesterday tjorninu; Mr, Henry, U. Wagner, tho wealthy druggist was In his usual health and cheerful nilntl; tl al is hu was as well as iio had been for several years past. He came down (own to bis drug store the day before and gave attention to each business matters as bad not been given into tbe cares of his wife's nophpw, Mr. Henry Sommcrv, manager of the store - and prospective suconcsor In the business. lie dined yesterday with his wifo at their home1 No. M East Washington street. After dinner Mrs. Wagner wont to the store, as was her wont, and her husband prepared himself for a bath. After bathing Mr. Wagner re - ' paired to his bed room, drossod in his uoderolothes. Here, he appeared to havo boon aolzed wltn severe Illness. He cast hlmlelf upon the bod and was there discovered by the servant girl who called to Io5k after the Urea. He teinied to be in great distress and was speechless and quite helpless. Tbft gl.'l in much alarm ran to the store and brought Mrs. Wagner. When she oauiohor husband was still ftintly breathing but was unconscious. Ha was given euoh tender cate as was possib.e biit he died In a few moments at 1 :4S p, m. Heart disease' was the csuse. Henry Gottlieb Wagner, was the son of a highly respectable family and was born December 26, 1887 at Grosalmer - ad, nearCasaell, in Hesse, Germany in and nearwhlon placo two sisters and a brothor still reside, Early In life - he served an apprenticeship in an apothecary shop and afterwards bo - oame a licensed apothecary. In 1847, when yet a jodng man he camo to America, and located In Fort Wayne in 181b. In tho same vear be married Mlis Amelia Morgel. Tho wedding 00 - curred In New Orloans, I.s, Uu bopt. 'i'JJi 1X49 a ohild was b iru to tho 111. Unfortunately it lived only until Nov. otti of tho following vear and thoy had 1111 more oflspiiug. Ho opened his first drug .utoro in this city al the south wost corner of Calhouu and Main sts. and afterwards removed to East Columbia Columbia stroot, a fw doors oast of Clinton. Clinton. He noxt ohaagod his location, to tho north oorner of Calhoun and Main. Later ho erected the Boo marble building, building, of four stories at 61 Calhoun stroot, whoro ho onlarged his business and remained until four yoars since when ho erected tho tall building No SO Calhoun styoot, wbloh he oocuplud until his death. He had arranged lo transfer this business to bis wife s neph ew, Mr. Hnnry Somraen, wno was to have suocooded him on the first day of November, but on aooount of, his failing failing health the transfer was made on Monday last. In his later life Mr. Wagnor devotod much tiuio to travel, being content to leave tho management of tbe details of his business to his assistants. His wife generally aocompanicd blm on his trips which were often of many months duration. Europe, Mexloo, Cuba and Sou thorn California were among tho most interesting countries he saw. lie mingled I reoly with the people, learuod thoir customs and anguagos and at the time of his death spoke French and SpanUh, almost almost ss well as ho did Gorman and English. in religion Mr. Wagnor was a convert convert of the Catuolio Church, aud was known as o leof most liberal members of the.St. Mary's congregation. He wa of scholarly habits, and was well read in many departments of litera ture. In Chemistry and l'harnitoy he had great skill. Uosldos the sisters am brotbors in Europe, Mr. Wagnner has a alstur in Logansport, Ind, Mrs. Honry Jenaoo, mothi r of Mr. Henry W, Mordhurst, the druggist. Prof. Albert Joost, the musician, and his brotbor Carl Joost are his nephews. Besldos these he has I no immediate relative's. tars, wagner is numerously related to some of the most estimable of our oitixena Mr.H. Merge labor brother, and Mrs. Nierman, M rs. Sommers, and Mrs, Neuhaus are her sisters, and they eaoh have families. It Is not yet known whether or not Mr. Wagner left a will but in vew of bis careful attention to all matters of htislhess tt is not to be presumed tha't he ncgleoted anything sd imharlant as tho dispostjlon of his property after death. He was a rich man, mnoli richer than most people know. President Charles McCulloch of the Hamilton National liana, where he deposited, estlruahd his wetllh at 9100.000 and J - be - a probably wtirthevep - more than that largo amount Among the best kbit vii of his landed passesslons wero his drug store No 35 Calboun street, his s'.oeat No 64 Calhoun street, occupied bv Louis Wolf dt Co the picuiiWs Noa. 79 and 81 Calhoun street, recontly purchased for $12JO0 and occupied tiy II Krohne, barber; his realdonce, 24 East Washington street, and' a number of dwelling houses lu Iho 9tb Ward. He owned a third interest In the tract of ground at the'junolion of tho Sit Mary's and St Joseph rivers, whero the last soldiers renu'on was hell. Tho owners of the other two thirds are itev.. Father Ed ward Koonig, pastor of St. Pauls Catu olio eiuircii and Miciiaei unites. Mr Wagner was of an exceedingly kindly nato.ro, was liberal to a fault and made it a point to bestow abundant abundant charity where it would do the most good. The sick and the needy will have reason to long remember him and, his good wife for kindnesses ana substantial am oestowea, Hl gonial temperament nulled with hlroxienslve knowledge, gleaned by reading and travel and his (and of anecdotes made him a doHghttul oom Danion. The date of the funeral has not been fixed but it will probably be on Sunday next. Of Messra. suffered reliof, with in of It large Purifier maker It baa liver the whhTi $1.00 sale which Charles' the of St. Revs. object age and That of school lino A mission evening. days la anou home many mil and supervision, gives near The but seldom alas, but will la not eveiita. The and symptom often There and the not it costs elllcacy. Will Rev. Dr. tory hi u T attending been for a yesterday. The night. wilt The dollars D. m ville. A. ,(I years, pillon and Rosa 00, ' F. 11:10 this at the A bar, Barret In Dakota, he His expectation he hore, arew irienuA. Hia ah lion. here. Ho his fully wire, use Though the besot western and To so whispers: Bleep. "

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  1. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette,
  2. 13 Oct 1887, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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