JUNE 22, 1900
Given by Ladies' Aid Society of West Avenue Methodist Church.
A successful lawn fete was held last evening on the lawn of the residence of Dr. J. BEAHAN, corner Willowbank place and West avenue, by the Ladies' Aid Society of the West Avenue Methodist Church. Music for the occasion was furnished by Cook's Orchestra.
Mrs. William CLARK was in charge of the candy table, Mrs. J.L. GOHEEN the lemonade table, Mrs. F.N. DAVIDSON the popcorn table, Mrs. J.H. HILL the ice cream tables, Mrs. Joseph SMITH the cake table, and Mrs. W.H. MASON and Mrs. J.F. WILLIAMS the apron table.
JUNE 22, 1900
WINANS - BURNETT.
Two Well Known and Popular Young People United in marriage.
A very pretty church wedding was celebrated at 5:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at First Baptist Church, when Miss Elizabeth Hooker WINANS was united in marriage to Robert Webster BURNETT, both bride and groom being well known and popular young people of this city. The impressive Episcopal service was performed by the pastor, Rev. Dr. J.W.A. STEWART. The church was simply yet beautifully decorated with palms.
At the appointed hour the bride came down the aisle on the arm of her father to the strains of the "Lohengrin" wedding march, as played by Prof. LEACH. She was preceded by the ushers, Dr. William W. WINANS, Henry E. WINANS, Dr. Albert E. SAGER and Wilson B. GATES, and the maid of honor, Miss Eva ROOT. At the altar they were met by the groom and.... (missing a section of the article)
.... and Mrs. Ira D. WINANS, No. 99 Adams street. The immediate relatives and a few intimate friends of the contracting parties were present. Mr. and Mrs. BURNETT left on an evening train for a trip to Lake George.
HIS SKULL CRUSHED.
James SULLIVAN of This City Fatally Injured at Byron Center.
James SULLIVAN, aged 54 years, of No. 202 Troup street, was fatally injured at Byron Center at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. His skull was crushed and he died without recovering consciousness. The body was brought to this city, the coroner of Genesee county allowing its removal.
SULLIVAN was one of a gang of men engaged in tearing down a water tank about three-fourths of a mile east of the station. He was under the tank and walked out just as one of the men threw down a heavy piece of wood. It struck him full upon the top of the head, felling him to the ground unconscious. Dr. LITZENBERGER of Byron Center was summoned, but the injured man never spoke after being struck. The body was brought to this city on a West Shore train.
SULLIVAN is survived by a married daughter, with whom he lived, by another daughter who lives in Buffalo, and by two sons.
JUNE 22, 1900
BODY OF GERTRUDE ROTH.
Ordered Shipped to Pennsylvania - Nearly All Clothing Missing.
NIAGARA FALLS, June 22. - Chief of Police DINAN to-day ordered the body of Gertrude ROTH, the young woman who committed suicide by jumping into the whirlpool rapids, shipped to Mrs. Charles WAGNER, sister of the suicide, at Allentown, Pa.
The body was found yesterday by fishermen below the rapids. They towed the body to the shore and notified the authorities. Nearly all the clothing was missing from the body.
Mrs. Frank COX.
Special Dispatch to Union and Advertiser.
SENECA FALLS, June 22. - Mrs. Frank COX died at her home in Elm street last night of diphtheria, aged 24 years. She leaves a husband and two small children. The remains will be buried this afternoon.
Mrs. Mary Virginia FISK.
Special Dispatch to Union and Advertiser.
LYONS, June 22. - Mrs. Mary Virginia FISK died last evening at her home on Williams street from diseases of the stomach, aged 52 years. She is survived by a husband, father, son, William STEINRUCK, and daughters, Mrs. Maud ROBERTSON and Miss Nellie FISK.
LAUFER - Jacob F., son of Jacob and Elizabeth LAUFER, Wednesday, morning at the family residence, 41 Morris st, aged 34 years.
- Funeral will take place Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the house.
JUNE 22, 1900
Assembly Index Clerk Accused of Connection With the Dow Law Forgery.
A special dispatch to The Union this afternoon from Albany states that the grand jury of Albany county has returned an indictment against Edward H. DENNISTON, index clerk of the Assembly and a son of Ex-Assemblyman DENNISTON of Parma, charging the clerk with inserting a fraudulent clause in the Rochester school bill.
The dispatch further states that DENNISTON was arraigned on the charge of inserting the fraudulent clause in the bill before the Albany County Court this morning and that through his attorney, James W. EASTON, he entered a plea of not guilty.
Attorney EASTON asked the court's permission to obtain the bill of indictment and the minutes of the grand jury proceedings that an examination of them might be made. The prosecution objected. Argument on the application was heard in the judge's chambers at 11 o'clock and denied by Judge GREGORY. DENNISTON's bail was continued and he left the court room with his attorney.
DENNISTON's bail was in the sum of $3,000 and was furnished by his father, W.H. DENNISTON.
A WOMAN'S COMPLAINT.
Charges a Crayon Portrait Agent With Assaulting Her.
Murray McNAIR was arraigned in police court to-day on a charge of assault in the third degree on Mrs. Harriet GOSSON. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and the case was put over till Monday.
McNAIR is employed by a crayon portrait concern by which the woman had some work done. She claims that she did not order a frame for the picture that she had enlarged. McNAIR came to the house with a frame and she says that he insisted that she had ordered a frame. As she was opening the door for him to leave the house she says that he struck her hand. She then picked up a picture that he had with him and had placed on the floor and struck him with it. She reported the matter to the police and a warrant was issued and served on McNAIR by Officer MORAN.
FLYING TRAPEZE FELL.
Performer in Merchant's Shows Injured While Doing His Turn.
Oscar HOLMAN, a performer on the flying trapeze in Merchant's Railroad shows, now at the corner of West avenue and Ford st., was severely injured last evening while doing his turn. The ring from which the trapeze and some of the lights hung gave way and the performer was thrown to the ground, a distance of about thirty feet. The audience became almost panic stricken, a woman and a man fainting.
Order was finally restored and the injured performer was taken to the hospital. It was found that he had sustained a bad scalp wound and was badly shaken up.
SAMUEL P. ELY.
Death of a former Resident of This City in Paris.
Samuel P. ELY, an old and well known resident of Rochester, died in Paris June 14th, aged 72 years and 8 months. He was born here on October 14, 1827, and was the son of the late Elisha ELY, first surrogate of Monroe county. Mr. ELY was graduated from the Rochester Collegiate Institute and afterwards attended Williams College.
From 1847 until 1857 he was associated with his brother, George H. ELY, in the milling business. After retiring from this business the deceased removed to Marquette, Mich., and was interested in the iron industries of that region for several years. While in Rochester Mr. ELY was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, which at that time occupied the site of the present City Hall. In 1855 he became a charter member of the Pundit Club.
The deceased is survived by two daughters, Miss Grace ELY and Mrs. ELLIS of Boston, and three sons, Philip, Prescott and Arthur ELY.
- The funeral of Frank KIPFERL will be held to-morrow morning at 7:45 from the house, No. 333 Clifford street, and at 8 o'clock from Holy Redeemer Church.
- Mark MOUTLON died last evening at the family residence, No. 21 Field street, aged 76 years. The funeral will be held from the house at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
- The funeral of John FISHER will be held from the family residence, No. 235 Jay street, at 8:00 o'clock to-morrow morning and at 9 o'clock from SS. Peter and Paul's Church.
- The funeral of Clarence Maxwell SHAPPEE will be held from the residence of Mrs. M.A. COOPER, No. 176 North Union street, at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon and at 2:30 o'clock from the North Avenue Methodist Church.
- Matthias ZOLLER died last evening at the family residence on the Merchant road in Brighton, aged 70 years. Deceased is survived by one son, Louis, and five grandchildren.
- The funeral of Mrs. Anna SHERMAN will be held from the family residence, No. 74 Lewis street, at 8:30 o'clock to-morrow morning and at 9 o'clock from Corpus Christi Church.
JUNE 22, 1900
NYENHUIS - SUMMERS.
Miss Minnie NYENHUIS and J. Seward SUMMERS, both of this city, were married last evening at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham NYENHUIS, No. 12 Cambridge street. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. Lamar of the Second Reformed Church. The house was prettily decorated with palms and pink and white roses, while strings of daisies were looped from the ceiling. Miss Nellie NYENHUIS, sister of the bride, acted as maid of honor, and William FRIDLEY was groomsman. The bride wore white chiffon and carried white roses. The maid of honor wore pink organdie and carried pink roses. After the ceremony a wedding supper was served. Mr. and Mrs. SUMMERS left later on a short trip in the west. They will be at home on their return at No. 89 Grand avenue.
SCHOENTHALER - SWARTZENBERG.
Miss Martha K. SCHOENTHALER and Lloyd W. SWARTZENBURG were married last evening at the home of the bride, No. 29 Portland avenue. The wedding march was rendered by Miss Minnie SCHUBERT of Churchville and KELLER's orchestra rendered selections during the reception which followed. Miss Emma PFEIFFER was the bridesmaid and Richard NEWMAN acted as best man. The ceremony was performed by Rev. E.P. HART, rector of St. Mark's Church.
LANGER - KAAZ.
Miss Emma C. LANGER and Rev. Julius KAAZ were married on Tuesday evening at First Baptist Church. Miss Helen LANGER, sister of the bride, and Miss Emma BAUMANN were the bridesmaids. Messrs. William F. WISMAN and Adolph BAETTIG acted as groomsmen. The ushers were Paul A. SCHENCK and Edward NIEMAN. A wedding supper was served after the ceremony at the home of the bride's grandmother, No. 456 Jay street. Mr. and Mrs. KAAZ left for a tour in the east.
WHEELER - St. GERMAIN.
Miss Flora WHEELER, daughter of George WHEELER of Oshawa, Ont., and A.H. St. GERMAIN of "St. Germain Park," North Toronto, were married on May 15th at St. John's Church, Bowmanville, Ont., by the rector, Rev. Richard SEABORN. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. St. GERMAIN took a trip down the St. Lawrence river to Montreal, thence via Lake Champlain and the Hudson river. On their return trip they will stop several days in this city, visiting friends, Mr. St. GERMAIN having formerly been a resident of Rochester and identified with newspaper interests here.