# DR. HILL IS DEAD Lovering Hill's father

#### The Davenport Democrat and Leader Davenport, Iowa 10 January 1902

his at valued was pawnshop having evangelist Third Williams DR, HILL IS DEAD. FOUND IN HIS BED THIS MORNING. E m i n e n t Physician and Surgeon Suddenly but Peacefully Passes Away Heart Trouble the Cause of Death --Was Soen Last Night at Midnight Apparently Well, UK nioiul of the yiunÂ« sursoon and never refused to aid or assist when called upon. Still another peculiar trait of the man was thf fact t h a t , w h i service's were in great d e m a n d of the highest character, he never reaped a harvest from them. To poor he was generous and nev*Â»r presented a lill. and at t i n t same refused to do t h e i r SvorU: met Richai -d \V. H i l l died sometime Di- betwe?n midnight and 7: SO this mom- won ing. When Henry McGau- the color- nis ed janitor, who has attended to his 1 rooms for years, entered Dr. "Hill's 6f- of j flee this morning he noted that the .prayer, 10:30. p. Doctor had not left his bed. and, was his custom, passed into the sleeping room to awaken him. He found him lying upon his back witn his right hand behind his head, as (though peacefully asleep. Several times he attempted to arouse the Doc- get tor. and Â£hen came to the realization 7. Even-'that something was wrong. Upon a who could pay and w o u l d n ' allowed to do as? they wished, and as a result he accumulated no wealth he lived in the most simple manner. There were hone t h a t Knew hut that loved him as well as hini. for he was kind and aobJe. today there are m a n y aching strung by tlw news of his death, thev w i l l be found in the homes ;.i examination ho discovered that ho was not asleep, hut dead. i l l Ex- Dr. Hill's friends did not know that he was sufTorinp: from any trouble. (vio- Ho appeared 10 bo in hi* usual health yesterday. I-ast *venin^ Dr. ^ H . .M. i Decker. ' E d Rodler and George M. V _ A H r^n-^ T B A R G A I N S . Conk, tho mechanic, were with Dr. { H i l l in the basement of the \Vhitaker \\-nrk imon V .1i T \ L \\ VnÂ£ *L used in h u n t i n c N G M E N . heard expressions of tho deepest regret. People could nor believe it at first. They had seen him yesterday, or last evening in his usual health, apparently robust and strong, and to t h i n k that he had gone: -Dr. Hill is s u r v i v e d by Ransom and hovering, both residing w i t h their mother. Sarah Ransom- H i l l , in Geneva. S w i t x e r l also a .sister, E d i t h M. Frrgen. Â·*v. Georjre K. Degeii of Augusta. formÂ»*rK of this city and connected at one time with fJriswold college, and an a u n t . Mrs. J. B, ( Gen. .J. B. Leake of Chicago. Th*VrÂ«?mams will Ue taken to the deuce of T)r. AV.- L. AlkÂ»n. a lire-long 1 * D -- _ _ _ _ * _ i . _ _ Â· Â· * f fu Â·lend of t h e deceased, from w h ineral w i l l be held, though the ? u .j t v has not. been as et to t h e fact that word lias not :Which Passed I off ice w i t h the keys to th" basement. Ago in a ' H o found Dr. H i l l l y i n g upon tin-- set- in tho operaiin^ room in The rear from his relatives t h o u g h probable rhat the- services w i l l j p i o d as an offio*? wit!) a s l f Â» e j n n s room . p!a( ^ S n R r i a y arternoon. : in the rear. He uld t!ivm u !rine U h f * kevs up wh-.-ii thf*v went home. His . * - " ' ' Â· i Â·. j Companion* \voi'i;**d u n t i l about mid- vvhen Mr. Rofllf/r went to i Davis. Davis. a t Dixon. M r . D a v i in lS',4* ami ar lirst. i Trov. N o v . York. [of tho from office reading. Ho made j ,or Jpvera!" yours i*l'ore - o j n p l a i n i bin. riuietly bid Mr. Rod- I rt I h . nt ; t r w l : i i hi ? ^ v -.-,.Â· \t-^Â« T ' I * * fi T "^t f Â» 1 V- S r * r - ; l to Vh- /-all of *ih--'"ol()'r^i jairl- bren son'iin.i: 1^-uor?;^,. ' } ,' UI \\-!MMI hr-'arr'v.-d lh- ascertain- y ;,. that I i r -,; h a ( i i j i i e jj' ^xtin'i-tVor iÂ«onit th" Mississippi r i v p r . h u t - ^ ^ , ^ paiil p r( )ni f h - appf-araiu-^ o; i s i n t i m a U - Mrs. Â· m b Â· ' Ci * - -rniviu w;!i l a U - - pi niorninir a I Pin- Hill i n t i n s - i t y 01:; .-' ! Backus. e ? n j l 0 f i y and from whai his i n t i m a t e of rm or-- ]riP1:(ls "i ;il ,^v r.r h i m T h ^ r - \vas no ii^r h o n i Â» Uu-y kn.-w Â«{ rm or-- j ,^v r.f h i m T h ^ r - xvas no oi'; : ( . n i n t j i t . 3r( ; n/ i s O r t h - iliff*-n^.t ( . o t u t l ^ m - i r - : p i i y s i i - i a n s !*nt iha: f.b'-nih \va.s t h * - r^ j - liu-a iro.-. hf-ar: f a i t t s n - . Coniinr-n-ial-Ap-i o f t e n i . n ; m t i o i s ; ( . N f M - j n , r h ! i:js(-!:" **v..-rl v !n.-ath and i Â·i i" \vould ' a n y on-'' rt-niark .Saraii 1-iack'is. wife of W i l l i a m -t-(\ was IÂ»oui i n F a i i y. in !.S4'Â» a n l r*-ni.vÂ«'d ihis c i t y w i t J i bor p a n - f ^ '' *^ Â·* ' i n ] i l -^!ir- was Â· Â· Â· ' -- and I'roqtienily ho would ho Hi*- tV;-i"d in t l i ; i r way w h i l e a s s i s t i r s i r in t h i s work. Then too. w h ' - n oÂ»u h Â« u i T :ns. i f " h*- was rali-/.;. upon to Mi't a Â· nat or TO do some hoavy w o r k , w h i o h he ue'.-r-i- s h i r k o d . it waf noiic--'abl". * Th'.-re is r o a l l y no q u f - s t i n n as to T hÂ«. : Â· Â·a;:he oi d e a t h , a n d when Or. Krod \V"illiam IJar-kr*s. s u r v v e o oai was = t o : r a c i Thr f i n n i r a l w i l l be h.-ld ^ a n r o r n i n i : w i t h services ;u tÂ» H o l y F a i n i i y c i i i i r i - h a n i ii; i n i-'.oiv K t u n i l v ' At Z e m a n . i his nir-niini: ;il !iis n:tTii:-r. M r s . * i- L I t and ni a most rraoos oi any the /Joscription m v u t i o n o d l i o r t h a t so mo t i n i o ago aivl p r o - ' O c t . ;.. KS..:Â». a n - ; was n i e i - f i u r f Â·*- ' son r K tho nvo men. but. is ni;-!**- Hill, one oi The pjono-r opinion i h a t . Davis, a v ; s aro s t i l t many TO . . , ^ stroot. i n * - h u l i n c t h o nM t h e a t e r do- -Â·j 111 i * '*j i . t' *'*rf"iT*r i T * t r- \ v a Â» ^ t * * * M i i f t ** i ' n * i i ^ i 7 u,,nl. h. ( O K M ' r . w a t ^ . t t . . a i . .n j n .,. n ,.,. s V| . tvst F ( i n r t l t slr , 1| . li ( , r r i i r ! JU 1 in w a t.i t a k e tlic :att-iiu*n:i. Â» i - / \ - .. thj ] ) 4 , .j h . B . M . nartl x^man at ih- | a "e ra! or the f n n i d s o ^ t h e .:oceascl a n - i . Jh , f . !n . al a r r a n e ,, Jim ase !us r e t u r n oi t " a i h 5i;on i n ^ m . - ..; - , . , , , L . .. , . . . . , . .- niejits w i l l (Â»*Â· annoii}Â»ri*(i i a T ( * r . i j * e d i i not. consider 31 nee**ssar =.c ,- . ,. ., did not. h o l d :m a u t o p s y . H u g h e s . S o m e t h i n g of H i s Life, Mr. and Mrs. .John H u i r h I.*;-. 'Richard \ V i n t e r M i l l was born I Kast Tlt-asant s i r v - t u l . u i u i i o nÂ»i i i e a t h of t h e i r i n f a n r d h*nh Huirlu-s. The f u n e r a l w i l held tomorrow afternoon at '2 oYinr-K I i n t e r m c n ; at St. . \ [ a r j r i T ( j l s j e: . j s '!ty and a ina:i w i d e l y k n o w n t h r o n i r h o n t t h e t^tate. T h e fai3i*?r \\a^ isive ^property owner IV.TO in / day. h n i i t C l i n t o n place. Tn* Metropolitan idork. so lon.i; k n o w n as Tin:- \Vadsworth h n i l d i n t r . t h e b n i l d i n c whereabouts any time. Schupp Obsequies. !'!*Â· f u n e r a l 01' the i a i e H i p p was hebi i l i i s morning vice? at :-' o'clock rit T h e Holy churrh. Uor. ].,. .), K n r i ^ h i . . \ V h a T is now part ot" t h ' 1 A c a d e m y ol E C O N D B I R T H D A Y Inimacuiat.^ Concejnion '-n-oyed hy the nivmomble fire, as we!] h i n Â£ at both T h o c - h u r r : ;is a srrf'ai doai ol other properly | :ennent was at H o l y Family cemetery, \\-^-,T ;'c M/Â»iv tvir-t ot' r h . . A , . : i , i ^ n i v o) Uie nal'-bearers b e i n n as f o l l o : by h i m as a residence, A f t e r c o m p l e t i n g his a c a d e m i c e n r t h d a y yes: o n Or. H i l l connnenced the pall-bearers b e i n n as f o l l o Tuchfa:-!u-r. F r a n k Meyer. J a O'Donuell. O w e n Sweeney. .lohn i and Jos-ph (?n!is*M\ ! O n e 1 d a y yes: c a u o n Or. H i l l commenced the s t u d y -- ; n u m b e r * ? - m - i ^ f m e d i c i n e in The office of Or. U*. F. F u n e r a l of Mrs. were w i t h i n ; Peck. He was a r e m a r k a b l y b r i g h t j The and Ur. P.^ck. himselV one o) ] M i n e r a l of Mrs, A. K. Mast, w i l the i:rearesi surgeons in the west i olace -from rhe f a m i l y residence. deal of pains with him East S i x t h street, tomorrow afternoon | e r i y * ,v -. i * . . _ _ _ . Â· -,Â» * J - * * r . l J - * J ' , ! - *"P 1Â».\ T Â» I * . ^ I Â» rt't _ - \ ^ T n - J l i F f c _ - v I f ! n * - K * * i took ft great deal of pains with hi IN '.and offered him every o p p o r t u n i t y . of t h i s ' w h i c h he eagerly seixed. He applied himself a s s i d u o u s l y dnrins: his day;Col. fit in t h e office or" tlie sreat surireon c that \vhen latt-r. he entered the statt university at Iowa City he \vas soot- deale:\ rocosrni/.ed as the brightest man i:: h his class. Or. H i l l graduated from tlu- ' j u e d i c a l d e p a r t m e n t of t h e college in ;1SS:{ and from there went to Chicane Â· where he- entered the practice. it. L' o'clock. The i n t e r m e n t crinet^ry and w i l l b^ p r Rev. A. 5%. M o n r ^ o n i e r v iiy c h u r c h w i l l o f f i c i a and at the cr his m Lea. t h e r j ' I i i e n r y M u l v a n c Obsequies. am 1 i o r u i n s w i t h servjcvs cred Heart Cathedral at iÂ» o'clock oc- T U t cm-red t h o f u n e r a l of Miss nf^ M n l v a n e . Requiem Mass was; v -, m ** ^ ^ -- Â· Â» Â» TM * " Â» ^ i - - -- - Â» . Â« - . - - - - -- -- __ i However. hÂ«Â» remained there but. n hrated. Very Rev. .James Davis. V. acting as celebrant, Tho pall-hearers t -Â»l were: ; short t i m e , for he was soon called back to Iowa C i t y where ho was arhvn position in the college, first as demonstrator of a n a t o m y and later as professor of .physiology. More as ir, everything else, he a c q u i t t e d himsel; w e l l ' a u d rapidly arose, but in 1S?!Â» ho | V O L U N T E O l i v e r Shell. I f e n r y BalluiT. Hisrh. Charles Heuneuecer and \V. C. j M u l l e n . ! in o u r ^ i T h resigned his position and left for Ku rops where he spent six months in Vienna, t a k i n g a post graduate emu-si in surgery. Returning he entered tlu practice of medicine anil surgery in this city where he has since remained. Record Here. His record here is well known, ere were none of vhe members 01 j r h e profession here but that -would at jign-e credit Â« MS sum ana his fcnowi- of the in the state aud j i n the west. Where he was concern- jed there was no jealousy, for he held - t h o respect of all and his inobtrusive I manner and consideration for others, coupled w i t h his superior knowknlge and.skill demanded their utmost consideration. One gentleman who was well acquainted with the deceased today said i"Thore are none of us who posses^the skill in the use of the knife that Dr. -Hill possessed." Dr. HilJ held the position of local i surgeon for the Chicago. Rock Island and Pacific Railway company, and has held it. for a n u m b e r ' o f years. He was often called to perform the most t delicate operations in connection with his work, and-was likewise frequently sent for at great distances no ussfist in or to perform difficult feats with tlm ,knife. And. yet, with -all this, he never'spbtie of his work except in a professional way. .for pf himself he had the least, consideration. He was MASK B A L L SATU i E v e r y t h i n g in Readiness for *"^ t / \ i i * f l t i i TM * * * "Â·Â» ** Volunteer F i r e m e n of Rock K (M - ! Admitted on Badge. j U*TM*\ M*--Ont=- i Tomorrow. Satunlay evening, ^'ih j e occur the a n n u a l mask ball of eran Volunteer firemen of this r i t y _ . _ . Â·Â· l i * A l l of t h e arranÂ£emt?ms have completed and a larire number o: tickets have boon sold and distributed, . T h e local management, has ed an i n v i t a t i o n TO t h Veteran Volunteer Firemen's association of Rook Island ami the members of that organization will be by badge. WEDDING-BELLS. fetruve-Stender. In the presence of relatives and a fe.\v i n t i m a t e friends, at 11 Thursday morning occurred the marriage oC*Nioolas Struvo. son of Honry Srtuvo and Miss Slender, daughter Henry Stonder. the well K n o w n El- dridge contratJtor. ' tljin! prixr. i Rev. \V, H. BlanrUc, pastor of the Lutheran church officiated. The groom is . a popular and industrious young man. being in the employ of the II. F, Cordes. Furniture Co. Mr. and Mrs. Strnve will ho at to their friends at South street, whore the groom has purchased a homo for tho reception of his bride.