James E Pepper obit

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James E Pepper obit - NEW . YORK, TUESDAY, Alexander ks 809 held last...
NEW . YORK, TUESDAY, Alexander ks 809 held last preferred of along eelse asked V be after Avenue Thirty-seventh that herself, few return. pockets $18. said seen la isn't was ' living not when yet out of she forenoon went children is to or found lis and and Martin's, ' police ball waa Whitman Bcofleld with tha years afternoon Mrs. Hospital, aids. last would j vV that been . her Mrs. bar Mrs. They and In a there bullet Claason bouse. McCauley had a waa his statement. dlf-fertn police. at Hotel left Into last he shot Mrs. throw to Russell In midnight. COL. PEPPER DEAD AFTER AN ACCIDENT Distiller and Horseman Fell on a : Slippery Sidewalk. HIS HORSES ONCE BROKE HIM Then Mr. Pepper Bought Them and , They Won Enough to Establish ; tha Colonel Again. - CoL J. E. Pepper, the well-known whisky distiller and horseman Of .Lexington, Ky.. died yesterday afternoon at the Waldorf.. He had been staying there for f a week or so with bis wife, and last Thursday, aa be waa coming from the Sixth Avenue elevated at Thirty-third Street and Broadway, be missed bis tooting and fail heavily en tha slippery sidewalk. He sustained an Impacted fracture of the leg, and was taken to his rooms at tha hotel. By hie desire Dr. Richard 1L Gibbons, who Uvea in the Waldorf and haa Ids office at 80 Weat Thirty-sixth Street, was called In. The Colonel had been suffering for aoma time from heart, lung, and kidney affections, and complications set In. Drs. E. O. Janeway. W. T. Bull. V. P. Glbney,' and E. W. Caldwell wera summoned In consultation. Their skill waa of no avail, . and CoL Pepper died shortly after 0 o'clock yesterday afternoon. .The oertlflcato of death mentioned the broken leg. and Dr. Burke of the Health Department directed Coroner Harburger to make an investigation.' He went up to the Waldorf last night, and, after talking ever the case with Dr. Gibbons, gave permission for the removal of the body to Charles Flow-right's undertaking establishment at 355 Fourth Avenue. . His physician, Dr. CHanlon, will make a thorough Investigation . to-day. No autopsy has been ordered, and It is not likely that it will be. The Health Department refused the burial permit on a technical point, and It Is probable that the explanations given will be satisfactory. ' Mrs. Pepper, waa unable, last flight to give any account of the Colonel's lest illness. She was under the doctor's care, completely prostrated by her loss. She la threatened with broncho-pneumonia. CoL J. B. Pepper owned tha distillery established near Lexington, Ky., tn 1780 by bis grandfather, James Culpepper. From it bave come some famous whiskies. He .was also a prominent figure on the race track, and owned horses of the best breed in the blue grass country. He married Miss Ella Offut. , Ten years ago things were going badly with her husband. Hla horses, however well bred and. carefully trained, seemed to run only to be defeated, and bla distillery business also fell on bad times. In 1807 he tailad. The controlling interest in tRe business, 'which still bore ale name was -sold, and bis racing stable was .offered under the hammer. Mrs. Pepper, however, bad money of her own, and was determined to use It to retrieve ber husband's fortunes. , She bought in at the sale the best of bis stable, and It is said that the Kentucklana. when they aw that she wanted them. , did not run the prices up too high. She raced them herself under the name of E. O. Pepper, and won with aa much regularity aa ber husband bad lost. She backed her horses judiciously, and la said to have made a handsome sum In the ring. Then at the end the season, while tha horses' reputations were fresh, ahe sold' them all at auction. ' She made enough in one year to establish ber husband again. He was able to buy back the control of his distilling business and to set out once more on his racing career with far better results than before ": " '" -. The beat stallion CoL Pepper ever bad waa Kantaka. a son of Scottish Chief and Seclusion, (the dam of the celebrated English racer and stallion Hermit.), who waa Imported to this country some twenty years ago. At Meadowthorpe, his stable, this horse got such good 'racers as Meadowthorpe, Whisky King. Prince Pepper, King Pepper, and Baron Pepper. When Kantaka - died a few years ago CoL ' Pepper , installed at Meadowthorpe the stallion Meadowthorpe, and during the last three or four years he has proved to be a worthy successor of his sire. The best horse CoL - Pepper ever bred was not, however, by one of his own stallions. This animal waa King's Courier. He waa a son of James R. Keene'a stallion Kingston, out of e mare called Stylltone, and he raced as a two-year-old In 1800. . He did not meet Mesmerist, the champion of that year, but la the Autumn at Morris Park be defeated every youngster that Appeared against him. Hie racing attracted the attention of John A Drake, who at that time bad aa ambition to shine on the British turf, and Mr. Drake leased him for service In England. Mr. Drake sold . , King's Courier for CoL Pepper for 827,800, and be is sow in England. , ' ' C 27 ' and tha their States to today the on Its The eon-tempt or named taken Johnson purged sworn Justice alleged murder general dispose preliminaries would be step a cause for in mercy can The prosecutor. take case, commission their been or not. An Postmaster other a notloed town waa recollections bis once. Mr. Mama Tork. agd The this North: Dear am 8. and fche clothe shuts eJy, laat know want.? The long street, " cottage aged Ha lived to get Ui doll, clored oranges Last to Bill: but p. 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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 25 Dec 1906, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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