Rochester, Monroe Co., New York
Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser
January 23, 1900
Rurie Marsielje of No. 4 Buchan park was taken to the Homeopathic Hospital about 1 o'clock this morning, suffering from carbolic acid poisoning taken with suicidal intent. He will recover. Rurie had been drinking heavily of late and complained of pains in his head. His wife was awakened shortly after midnight by his cries of pain. He told her that he had taken carbolic acid. She summoned an officer, who called an ambulance. Marsielje is a teamster by occupation.
An enjoyable ball was given at Odd Fellows' hall on Clinton avenue, north, last evening by Printing Pressmen's Assistants' Union, No. 36. The affair was in charge of John J. Ragan, assisted by Sylvester McGrath, Frank Dumers, Herbert F. Kramer, Joseph A. Moriarity, Charles W. Klubertanz, Charles Kunow, William Burke, Phillip Kress, William Burke, Fred Luchsinger, George Stanton, Louis Stoll, Arthur Gangrass, Frank Britt, John Bach, Ambrose Hughes, Fred Hoefler and Charles McLaughlin.
Charles Patterson died yesterday afternoon at the family residence, No. 520 Plymouth avenue, aged 23 years. For several years he was an employee of the Vacuum Oil Company. During the Spanish-American war he was orderly to Col. Hoffman of the Third New York regiment at Camp Black. At Camp Alger he was transferred to Company H. the First Separate Company of this city. A meeting of the company was held at the arsenal last evening. It was decided to attend the funeral in a body. The funeral will be held from the family residence at 3 o'clock to-morrow afternoon.
Mrs. Deborah Stone Kendrick died yesterday at the family residence, No. 8 Gibbs street, aged 86 years.
Mattie C. Crann, wife of Allen C. Crann, died yesterday at the family residence, No. 72 Melody street, aged 86 years.
Mildred Pattison, daughter of Robert and Sarah Pattison died yesterday at the family residence, No. 48 Jefferson avenue, aged 14 years.
The funeral of Mrs. Pella Bosche was held from the residence of her sister, Mrs. Charles Reedyeo, No. 326 Smith street, at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon.
The funeral of Simeon Parkhurst was held from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. C. L. Griffith, No. 69 Ambrose street, at 9 o'clock this morning. The remains were taken to Mexico, N.Y. for interment.
Robert Grant died Sunday at the family residence, No. 83-1/2 Atlantic avenue, aged 56 years. Deceased is survived by his wife, three sons, James, George and John, one daughter, Elizabeth, and two sisters, Mrs. William Rutherford and Mrs.. William Graham of Marcellus, N.Y.
The funeral of George H. Eldridge was held from the family residence, No. 583 Plymouth avenue, at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. Delegations from Teoronto Lodge, I.O.O.F., Rochester Tent of Maccabees and Hodenosaunee Tribe
of Red Men, of which organizations deceased was a member, attended the services.
Louis F. Powell, a well-known civil engineer, who died in Syracuse recently, had many friends in Rochester, who will read of his death with sincere regret. He assisted in four-tracking the Central railroad, with J. H. Grant, W. C. Gray and C. C. Laney. He was the son of Hon. A. C. Powell.
Adam May died yesterday afternoon at the family residence, No. 263 Maple street, aged 62 years. Deceased is survived by his wife, two sons, Adam and Alderman August T. May, three daughters (Note: rest of obit is illegible on the copy I am typing from but would be available on the original microfilm at the library)
Geneva--Annie Hulby, the 10 year-old daughter of Mrs. Abbot Hesney of 15 Powers alley, died at the City Hospital yesterday. She had been ill for some time, but had been without medical attendance until 10 o'clock Sunday morning. During the day she was moved to the hospital. The girl's mother and step-father are Greeks. The mother can speak no English and the father's vocabulary is very limited. The family emigrated from Greece to this country some three months ago. They have resided in this city but a short time. An autopsy was held at the morgue at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
Medina--This afternoon Rev. Dr. Jefferson D. Childs, who, for the past half century, has been one of the most prominent figures in the county, will be buried from his late residence in Shelby Center. Born at Perinton, Monroe county, this state, Rev. Childs moved to West Shelby in 1826, then at the age of ten years, and resided with his brother Daniel. Two daughters, Mrs. Mandana Childs Remington of West Shelby and Mrs. Mary Childs Eckerson of Shelby Center, survive him, while a large circle of friends mourn his demise. (Note: An extensive, full column biography is contained in his microfilmed obit and is not included in this transcription.)