\Francis Brandewiede 8/20/1907 Grandma 104yrs

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\Francis Brandewiede 8/20/1907 Grandma 104yrs - JUSTICE BRANDEWIEDE'8 CUBE FOB PARALYHIS....
JUSTICE BRANDEWIEDE'8 CUBE FOB PARALYHIS. Eighty-two Tear Old Clerk ot City Court Hays he iatujhs arid is Growing Better. Francis Brandewlede, the 83-year old clerk of the Otty court of Alton,, claims he is growing better from his paralytic stroke and that his cure Is laughing. "Not a day has passed by since I was paralyzed five months Tigo," he 'said, "but I have laughed much of the time. When anyone offers me his sympathy, I tell him to give It to the other fellow, fellow, and I laugh at him." He is improving improving steadily and he believes that he will live to be 104 years of age. Justice Brandewlede was stricken with 'paralysis on one sl-le while la the office of the clerk of the court last (March. ^He has no} been able to get out much, until recently, recently, 'but he Is getting his strength back and he expects to* be able to get Into 'business again. He says his grandmother lived to be 114 years of age and that he can give her a good close rub In his efforts to be as old; — He was married forty seven yeai^s ago. Today the venerahle couple were taken to the home of their daughter, Mrs. 'Win. Graham, on North street. There is no doubt Chat the jovial disposition and the unfailing courage of the x venerable clerk, of the court is helping him in his efforts to get strong again. The Telegraph was honored by a visit from Squire Brandewlede today.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 20 Aug 1907, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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