TRARES, John S. Obituary

arichardson2222 Member Photo

Clipped by arichardson2222

EOTS COMES IX ST. LOUIS AFTER LONG SIOKXESS. Former Resident Did Much in Early Days of Edwardsville.. John S Trares, credited with the biuldmg of more business houses and dwelling than any other during former days of Edwardsville vihen they were badly needed for the f u t u r e of the city, died jesterday at his ho'me in St Louis, 5711 Clements avenue. Death was due to an arterial trouble with which he has been suffering for five years. He was in his SSth year. His failing health became apparent five years ago and the ailment was pronounced as hardening of the arteries by physicians who examined him. For three years he has been an invalid, use of his limbs being gone. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9 ' 3 0 o'clock at St. Rose's Catholic church. Burial will be at Calvary cemetery. He was a native of Germany and came to this county as a child of five years The family lived at Akron, 0., and his early flajs were spent in a store there. Later he became a druggist and moved to Edwardsville. He purchased two small drug stoies and combined the stocks m a building near old Wabash hotel. It was the beginning of a successful career. Mr Trares believed that real estate imestments were good ones He made money m the drug business and e^ery year or two he erected a new building. The old three story- structure at the corner of Main and Purcell street was one and when completed \\a 5 the cause of much comment He erected the building occupied by Tuxhorn Brothers and the old Tuxhorn opera house. There were many others a short distance from the court square Besides the ventures in business houses Mr Trares erected several homes in Edwardsville. He also acquired considerable r al estate but most of his holdings her'"- have been sold. Years ago he began acqv -ring real estate in St. Louis and the holdings grew so rapidly that the Trares Realty Company was formed to handle the interests. He owned a majority of the stock. At the time of his death the company owned Beventy~flats in Twenty-five years ago he retired from the drug business and during the quarter of a century devoted his time to looking after various interests. ' Mr. Trares was twice married. His admitted the dirt made that the cost apportioned and township. Tho first wife was Mis s Josephine Gerber,! P Ian ' K member of another old Edwardsville family. Her death occurred thirty- five years ago. He was afterwards married to Miss Cordelia Winchester of Bunker Hill. was made dirt piled built. The delegation believed all of the Five children also survive. They wil1 s ° mt ° that are August Tiares, Mrs. Josephine Bell and Miss Bertha Trares, St. Louis, Frank Trares, Kirkwood, Mo., and Mrs. Anna Sawyer. Houston, Tex. Raid Opium Den. New York, Sept. 8--The leader of the largest narcotic ring in the United States, according to ths police and the headquarters in New York from which herein, cocaine and opium were dispensed to hundreds of persons each day, were held by Federal authorities today following a spectacular raid by 60 agents on the Hotel Longacre in the heart of the white light district. It was piles of and 1,500 railroad to cut point to considering which have City arrived at afternoon, Dunlap of thetheft of Theodore H. udring ths about 20 statements. Neuhaus awaiting the car made. Attended Celebration. Farm Advisor Alfred Raut anl his brother Irvin Raut of Granite City returned last evening from Sedalia, Mo , where they attended tne golden wedding anniversary celebration of their parents. They- did not take any one with them on account of the railroad strike but a visit may be Store here made later. I home with pneumonia. Miss Mary The "R" Months Mon-tan with r| in 'em for cea food--and S. 8. Totoa arrives In Gotham with (the first Rica. The smallest weighed BO pounds. Mise ( K._Y. s engages D. Kara, ship-officer.'to

Clipped from
  1. The Edwardsville Intelligencer,
  2. 08 Sep 1922, Fri,
  3. Page 1

arichardson2222 Member Photo

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