John CHANEY(?), a 12-year-old boy whose home is at No. 325 Scio street, was
jumping on and off New York Central trains near Culver road crossing in East
Rochester yesterday afternoon when he slipped under the wheels which crushed
the toes of his right foot.
He was removed to the City Hospital where it was
found necessary to amputate three toes. At the hospital to-day it was
reported that the boy is doing nicely.
Joseph _ENLETLIE, an Italian, was convicted in the police court this morning
of assaulting Jacob HALFER and was sentenced to pay a fine of $15 or serve
fifteen days in the penitentiary.
--Father HOGAN, formerly of this city, now of Sioux Falls, S. D., is in the
city visiting friends. Father HOGAN will return to his western home this
GUNTHER -- ST. CLAIR
Miss Josephine St. CLAIR and Frank GUNTHER of this city were married by
Father HOGAN of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in the Church of Our Lady of
Victory, at 10 o'clock this morning. The bride is a member of the society
of Our Lady of Lourdes. High mass was celebrated. A large number of
friends were present and the bride and groom received many congratulations
after the ceremony was performed.
DEATHS AND FUNERALS
--The funeral of Peter A. GILLIS will be held from his late residence No.
61 Frost avenue, at 4 o'clock to-morrow afternoon.
--The funeral of Frances M. HOLLEY will take place from her late
residence, No. 77 Hollister street, at 2 o'clock to-morrow afternoon.
--The funeral of Elias C. GLAZIER will take place from his late residence,
No. 5 Saratoga avenue, at 3 o'clock to-morrow afternoon.
--William GRAHAM, son of George and Euphemia GRAHAM, died yesterday
afternoon at the family residence, No. 481 Exchange street, aged 4 years.
--The funeral of Barbara JACOBS will be held from the house, No. 450 Ames
street, at 8 o'clock to-morrow morning and from the Church of the Holy
Family at 8:30 o'clock.
--Barbara JACOBS, wife of Matthias JACOBS died last night at her late
residence, No. 450 Ames street, aged 37 years. The funeral will take place
to-morrow morning at 8 o'clock from the house and from the Holy Family
Church at 8:30 o'clock.
--The funeral of J. W. I. STEVENSON, which was held from his late home,
No. 142 Adams street, yesterday afternoon, was attended by Powers Post, G.
A. R., and by many other Grand Army men. The services were conducted by
Chaplain J. W. BROWN.
--George J. WACKERMAN, son of Frank X. and Theresa WACKERMAN of No. 29
Madison street, died yesterday afternoon at his home in Chicago, aged 24
years and 10 months. The deceased formerly resided in this city and was
well known here. He had resided in Chicago for about three years. The
remains will be brought to this city for interment.
--The funeral of Thomas SWITZER, the small boy who was drowned by falling
into the canal at Brown street Monday afternoon, was held from his late
home, No. 51 Saratoga avenue, at 8:30 o'clock this morning, and from the
Cathedral at 9 o'clock. Father KIERNAN celebrated requiem high mass. The
three primary grades of St. Patrick's Parochial School, where the lad
attended, were present at the services. The interment was at Holy
--The funeral of ex-Policeman Frederick KIPPHUT was held from his late
residence, No. 308 Clifford street at 2 o'clock this afternoon, and from
St. John's Lutheran Church on St. Joseph street and Buchan park, at 2:30
o'clock. The Rev. John NICUM officiated. There were many beautiful floral offerings,
among them a scroll from the employees of Yaman & Erbe, where the
deceased had been employed, and a badge from the Rochester Police
Department. The pall-bearers were all members of the police department.
They were: Thomas O'CONNOR, William STEIN, Louis NOLDT, Michael ENGLERT,
John E. MORAN and Jacob FRANK. The interment was at Mt. Hope.
LIVONIA STATION BRIEFS
Livonia Station, June 5 -- Misses Louise and Harriet BETTIS gave a very
pretty lawn party to sixteen of their friends last night. After an evening
of games refreshments were served.
Following is the programme of the teachers' examinations to be held by
Commissioner SULLIVAN at the Livonia union school building Thursday and
Friday: Thursday morning, civil government, drawing; afternoon, American
history, current topics, methods; Friday morning, arithmetic, geography,
orthography; afternoon, composition, reading, grammar, physiology, and
A severe thunder storm passed over this village last night. The big barn
of Harvey STEADMAN was struck by lightning and set on fire. The alarm was
spread and the fire, which was in the hay mow, was quickly extinguished.
KILLED BY A LIVE WIRE
Schenectady, June 5 - John PAULSON, a blacksmith helper about 30 years of
age lost his life last night in one of the sho_ of the General Electric
works by his careless contact with a live wire of an a_e lamp. He failed
to regain consciousness and died just before the hospital ambulance
LIFE CONVICT PARDONED
Albany, June 5 - Charles GIBLIN of New York city, was pardoned by Gov.
MORTON yesterday. GIBLIN entered a bake shop in New York and tendered a
five-dollar bill in payment for some purchases. A cry was raised by
the baker's wife that it was counterfeit and during a general row, in which
several persons took part, the woman was shot. GIBLIN was convicted of the
Thayer-Porter Nuptials at Niagara Falls the Most Elaborate Western New
York Has Known.
The THAYER-PORTER wedding took place at St. Peter's Church at high
noon to-day. It was the swellest wedding that has ever taken place here.
Many Rochester guests were present.
The series of entertainments given the
bridesmaids and ushers were culminated last night in a grand ball given by
Mrs. A. Augustus PORTER, the mother of the bride. The old PORTER mansion
on the Riverway drive, owned by George M. PORTER, was the scene of the
ball. The terraced grounds, stretching for half a mile down to the river,
were brilliantly illuminated and the scene was one of the most brilliant
as regards fetes ever seen at this famous resort. A full band discoursed
an elaborate programme of dance and promenade music. The invitations to
the ball were included in those to the wedding and these numbered fully
2,000, representing the leading society people in Washington,
Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Rochester, Albany, Buffalo and Cleveland.
The refection was served by a New York caterer. The three branches of the
PORTER families were represented. The toilets of the ladies were unusually
brilliant and without doubt the ball was the swellest affair in the State
this season, as the families represented were the oldest and most
aristocratic in the east.
Prior to the ball last evening, the bridegroom,
not to be outdone by the brilliant mother-in-law-to-be, gave a dinner
party at the Cataract House which in point of elegance and floral display
has never been equaled at this famous old inn, which has fed and catered
to the nobility and elite of the world. Covers were laid for thirty, comprising
the bridal party and a few of the intimate friends of the bride and groom.
The health of the bride was drunk and both Miss PORTER and her intended
Mrs. A. Augustus PORTER gave a dinner to the
bridesmaids at her mansion over-looking the American rapids Monday
evening. Mr. Albert H. PORTER and Mr. Alexander J. PORTER entertained the
groom and ushers to a dinner at the Cataract House last evening. Mrs.
Albert H. PORTER gave a luncheon to the bridesmaids at her home on
Third avenue Saturday. Mr. George M. PORTER entertained the gentlemen of
the bridal party to a yacht trip.
GRIFFITH -- STULL
Miss Olive Viola GRIFFITH, daughter of Jacob P. GRIFFITH
of No. 269 Monroe avenue, and Herbert Joseph STULL, son of Attorney
Joseph A. STULL, were married in Christ Church by Rev. Wm. D'Orville
DOTY at 7:30 o'clock last evening.
The Lohengrin wedding march was played by
Organist J. E. BAILEY. The bride was preceded to the alter by six
bridesmaids as follows: Miss Ellen ANDRUS and Miss Esther FRISBIE of
Cleveland, O.; Miss Frances UPTON, Miss Eugenia JACOBS, Miss Louise FRENCH
and Miss Una STOCKBRIDGE of Rochester. The groom approached the altar from
the west chancel, accompanied by Geo. W. KIMBALL of Springfield, Mass.
The ushers were: William De GRAFF, Charles
VAN VOORHIS, Eugene S. GRIFFITH, Otho S. STULL, N. Frederick FOOTE and
Franklin S. HUTCHINSON.
Among the guests from out of town were: Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel TEETS, Phillipsburg, N. J.; Harry COOLEY, Philadelphia, Pa.;
Mrs. F. A. POST, Cassville, N. J.; Robt. LIPTROT and Charles A. POMEROY,
New York city; Mrs. Frederick S. PHELPS and Mrs. SANDS, Erie, Pa.; Dr. R.
H. SATTERLEE, Buffalo; Mrs. C. S. GUILD, Lockport; Miss Linda STRAW,
Newburgh, N. Y.; Mrs. Julius SEIDEL, Troy, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed. S.
BROWN, Scottsville, N. Y.; Arthur HAWLEY, Seattle, Wash. Supper was served
by TEALL at the residence of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. STULL left
for Washington and Old Point Comfort last evening. When they return they
will reside on Meigs street.
JOINER -- WATTS
Miss Ida K. WATTS and Harvey A. JOINER were married by
the Rev. David KIRKPATRICK in the Second Universalist Church at 5 o'clock
yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Kate BENNETT SMYTHE presided at the organ.
The maid of honor was Miss Dorothy WRAY. Clark
SOUTHARD was groomsman. The ushers were messrs. Edward E. S_RVI_,
Jr., Victor R. CHAMBERS, Chester B. RUNYAN and Charles E. CLEMENTS. After
the ceremony supper was served at the home of the bride's parents, No. 30
Oak street. Mr. and Mrs. JOINER will make their home at No. 27 Fulton
avenue after they return from a trip to the Catskill mountains.
GOLER -- DODGE
Miss Lena DODGE of Detroit and Medical Inspector
George W. GOLER of the Board of Health of this city were married in
Detroit last evening. Dr. and Mrs. GOLER will reside at No. 84 Plymouth
avenue. The bride is a cousin of City Bacteriologist Charles W. DODGE of