THURSDAY--JANUARY 9, 1902
DEATH OF UNCLE JOE MARTIN.
Mr. Joe Martin, familiarly known as "Uncle Joe," died at his home four miles southeast of Arlington last Friday January 3, aged 67 years, death resulting after an illness of only a few days duration. Deceased had been a resident of Texas for over 25 years and was honored and respected by all who knew him, being generous and kind to one and all. He was a zealous Sunday school worker and will be greatly missed by the children and others interested in Sunday school work. The interment took place in Arlington cemetery on the following day and the funeral was largely attended by relatives and friends. Deceased left besides a wife, seven children to mourn his death, one of whom is Mrs. Sim Rogers. To the grief stricken relatives and friends The Journal extends sincere sympathy and condolence.
MRS. BYUS DEAD.
Postmaster J.I. Carter received
the word by telephone Wednesday of the death
of Mrs. Byus, wife of
Mr. G.A. Byus, former publisher
of The Journal, at Temple Wednesday. The burial will take place in Temple
THURSDAY--JANUARY 23, 1902
DEATH OF JAMES SWANN.
It was the painful duty of The Journal this week to chronicle the sudden and untimely demise of Mr. Jas. Swann, aged 36 years, whose death occurred about midnight Monday, January 20, after an illness of only three days' duration. Last week deceased, together with a party of friends, went fox hunting and immediately upon his return home was taken with hemorrhages, from the effects of which he died at time above stated. Mr. Swann was deputy sheriff under Capt. Adam Euless and had a wide acquaintance throughout the county. He was unmarried and was a member of the Masonic order. The remains were laid to rest in the Arlington cemetery Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the funeral ceremony being conducted under the auspices of the local Masonic order and was largely attended.
To the grief-stricken relatives and friends The Journal extends heartfelt
sympathy and condolence.
The Death Angel visited the home of Dr. and
Mrs. Frank D. Boyd in Fort Worth last Saturday and took away
from them their only child, Frank
Douglass, aged four and a half years. The little fellow was
the only grand-child of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. A.
Boyd, of this city, and his death is indeed as keenly felt
by them as by the fond parents. The remains were laid tenderly to rest in
the Fort Worth cemetery Sunday afternoon and the funeral was attended by
a large number of relatives and friends of the family. To the grief-stricken
ones The Journal extends heartfelt sympathy and offers consolation in the
words of the Savior, when He said: "Suffer little children to come unto Me,
and forbid them not for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven."
THURSDAY--FEBRUARY 6, 1902
MRS. WEBB DITTO DEAD.
Mrs. Lizzie Ditto, beloved wife of
Mr. Webb Ditto, aged 32 years
died at the family residence in the western part of the city Monday morning,
February 3rd, at 7:30 o'clock, death resulting from an attack of pneumonia.
Deceased was born in Missouri, and was the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Pummill, who
reside a mile and a half southwest of Arlington. Four children, two boys
and two girls survive her. The funeral occurred Tuesday morning, the remains
being interred in the Arlington cemetery, a large number of sorrowing relatives
and friends witnessing the last sad rites. Mrs. Ditto was a devoted wife,
a fond mother and a kind neighbor, and her death is keenly felt by all who
knew her. To the grief-burdened husband and motherless children The Journal
extends heartfelt sympathy and condolence.
Mrs. Azaro Boles, died at the family
home near Sublett last Wednesday night, death resulting from pneumonia. The
remains were interred in the Rehobath graveyard at 10 o'clock Friday morning
and the funeral was largely attended by sorrowing relatives and friends.
Besides a husband six children survive her, to whom we extend heartfelt sympathy.
MISS ELIZABETH HIDE.
Miss Elizabeth Hide died last Friday,
January 31. Deceased, who was unmarried, was born in Bedford county, Tennessee,
in 1837. She joined the Christian church in 1872 and had lived a true Christian
life ever since. She was the last of a family of eight members and had been
sick about four months. Before the end came she talked of the haven of rest
and sang a song of farewell to her loved ones, and prayed that they might
meet her in heaven.
THURSDAY--FEBRUARY 13, 1902
CAPT. MAAS DEAD.
A WELL KNOWN TEXAS HOTEL MAN PASSED AWAY AT DALLAS.
Dallas, Tex., Feb. 6.--Capt. Louis Maas, proprietor of the Windsor hotel and one of the best-known men in north Texas, is dead at his home in this city. He was sick three months.
Capt. Maas was born in Mannheim, Germany, on Jan. 19, 54 years ago, and landed in New York about the time of the famous draft riots which occurred during the Civil war. Soon after he enlisted in the Federal army and fought valiantly on that side until the end of the struggle. After the war he joined the regular army of the United States and was detailed for duty in the western department. He saw much service in California, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas as a scout, and became captain in the Sixth infantry.
About thirty years ago he came to Texas and engaged in business at Austin. At that place in 1868 he married a Miss Klugey. He was a resident of Austin for many years and then came to Dallas.
His stay here at that time was brief, however, for he moved to Ft. Worth and from there followed the Texas and Pacific to Weatherford. Returning, he established himself at Ft. Worth. Here he began his long career as a hotel man by taking charge of the old Pickwick hotel during the days of the cattle boom. At that place also he organized the uniform rank Knights of Pythias and was captain of the local organization for many years. On Jan. 1, 1896, he came to Dallas and opened the Windsor hotel, which he ran until the day of his death.
Capt. Maas was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and has attended
almost every national encampment of the army since his name first appeared
on the muster rolls.
THURSDAY--MARCH 20, 1902
D.C. "UNCLE CLINT"
A RESIDENT OF THIS COMMUNITY FOR NEARLY HALF A CENTURY PASSED TO HIS REWARD.
Mr. D.C. Harrison, familiarly known
by the people of this community as "Uncle Clint," laid down the habiliments
of life and passed quietly away at his home in North Arlington Thursday
afternoon, March 6, death resulting from an attack of pneumonia. Deceased
had been a resident of this section for nearly half a century and had passed
the 74th mile-post on the road of life. He was loved and honored by all,
being kind and generous to all--always ready to assist the needy and to lend
words of cheer and sunshine to those in distress. His death is keenly felt
by all our people. Besides an aged and devoted wife deceased leaves three
children to mourn his death, to who The Journal extends sincere sympathy
THURSDAY--APRIL 3, 1902
DEATH OF AN AGED LADY.
Mrs. Martha Mathers, aged 76 years, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B.A. Mathers in the western part of the city last Thursday night, March 27, death resulting from the effects of a severe case of la grippe. Deceased had been a resident of Texas for over 23 years and had lived in this community 18 years. Three sons and one daughter survive her, Messrs. B.A. and Sidney Mathers of this city, Mrs. Sallie Stevens of Mansfield, and a son living in Wheeler county. The funeral took place Friday afternoon, the remains being interred in the Arlington cemetery.
To the bereaved relatives and friends The Journal extends sincere sympathy
THURSDAY--APRIL 10, 1902
DIED IN ALABAMA.
Col. Tom B. Collins informs us that
A.K. ("Pos") Bean, son-in-law
of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Collins of
this city, died at Milam, Ala., last Thursday, death resulting from blood
poison. He was well known here and leaves a wife and two children to mourn
FRIDAY--AUGUST 8, 1902
DEATH OF A. HUBERT.
It becomes our sad mission to chronicle this week the death of Mr. A. Hubert, aged 49 years, whose demise occurred Monday, August 4, after a lingering illness. Deceased was a victim of that dread disease consumption, had tried all the treatments known by the medical profession to stop its ravages, but to no avail, and when the final summons came peacefully laid down the habiliments of life and passed over to the other world. Mr. Hubert who had been engaged in the blacksmith and wheelwright business in Arlington for a number of years, was known by all our people and highly respected and esteemed by all. He was a good citizen unassuming and quiet in his demeanor and always ready to assist in any charitable cause.
The funeral ceremony was conducted Tuesday, the remains being interred in the Arlington cemetery. A large number of sorrowing relatives and friends witnessing the last sad rites.
Besides a wife several children survive him to whom The Journal extends
heartfelt sympathy and condolence in their hour of darkness and despair.
FRIDAY--AUGUST 15, 1902
BOY KILLED BY EAST-BOUND FREIGHT.
Early Thursday morning a sad accident happened just east of town in which a boy about 18 years old lost his life. It is thought that he was riding on the pilot of the engine and went to sleep and fell off in front. He was caught under the pilot and dragged a distance of 400 or 500 yards. The engineer found him there, took him out and wired the section gang here to come out after him, and they, with Constable James and Esquire King went out and brought him into town.
He had in his pocket, a letter addressed to
Willie Joe Cline, No.- McKinney
Ave., Dallas, which was written by his mother at Brenham. His face was mangled
beyond recognition. Thus another life goes out under circumstances infinitely
sad. Alone, unwept, uncarred for, but, some mother's heart will break when
the sad news comes to her.
Monday morning early an east-bound Interurban car ran into a gang of section men just east of Grand Prairie and killed one man, seriously wounded another, and slightly wounded two more. Jesse Crenshaw was killed, William Wilson, bones of face and leg broken; and Pete Wilkerson and Chester Brooks both bruised up considerably.
The gang were at work tamping ties and knew that the car was due, but a T. & P. west bound freight was passing at the same time and prevented their hearing the approaching car or the whistle which was blown several times. The motorman expected them to step off the track but by the time he discovered they were unaware of his approach it was too late to stop the car, and he crashed into them with the fatal results stated above.
From the expressions of all who were interviewed on the subject, the passengers and officials it seems that no one was to blame, but that it was an unfortunate combination of conditions and was one of those unavoidable accidents that will come to the best regulated lines. The chances are that years may pass before another set of conditions like these will be again.
The wreck is of more than passing interest to Arlington because all the
men were known here and have friends among us. One of the wounded men,
Mr. Wilkerson had but recently
moved from Arlington to Grand Prairie.
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