Death Notice Charles Branigan Watertown
Flower was. elected a member oi executive committee, and he and Eosecrans are empowered to designate the other five members.. TROT, N. Y., dispatch of the 17th says: To cure diabetes, Hichae] Kennedy, a prominent citizen, has lived sixty-three days on milk alone. . He says is stronger than .for years. His has fallen from 242 to 21H He is 50 years old and attends business as usual.* THE senate in-executive session nnani- ratified the declaration submitted to it by President Arthur on the 3d that the United States accede to Geneva conventions of August 22 and October 20, 1868, "for the unelioration of wounded of "armies in commonly known as the "Bed treaties." THE committee that has been investigating the administration of the treasnrv department by John Sherman .have '-'••.•'...A WATEETOWN dispatch of the 17th. lost, says: This morning Charles Branigan, in age oneof the patriarchs of Wis- spnsin, and the oldest person in this sec- ion of the state, died at his home in this city, aged nearly'98 years. The deceased was bom in the town of Monaghan, Bounty Monaghan, Ireland, December 26, 1784. Mr. Branigan was married in L819, and has been the husband of only one wife, who died some twenty-five fears ago. Nine children were born to ;hem, five of whom are now living, three daughters and two sons. Mr. B. came » thd United States in 1820, settling in Vermont, from whence he removed to 3hio, where he lived until emigrating to Wisconsin in 1849. Up to the period of iis death he was in possession of most of his faculties, age, however, telling considerably upon his memory, but he was .able to converse freely and intelligently upon all subjects with which he was acquainted.