Democrat and Chronicle
March 28, 1923
DIES OF GAS POISONING
Man of 60 Succumbs in Hospital Case Under Investigation.
Bernard STEINER, 60 years old, died yesterday afternoon in St. Mary's Hospital of gas poisoning. He was removed to the hospital Wednesday morning in an unconscious condition. Gas was flowing from a _________ the jet was open. It is thought that wind blew out the flame. Coroner KLEINDIENST will investigate the case before giving a certificate. STEINER lived at No. 214 Brown street.
AUTO KNOCKS CHILD OVER
Girl of 8 Years Run Down by Car of Gibbs Street Doctor.
While crossing the street at No. 589 Main street east yesterday noon Mariota EICHION, 8 years old, of No. 333 University avenue was struck by an automobile driven by Dr. C. A. VAN DER BEEK of No. 24 Gibbs street. The child was knocked down and made unconscious. Dr. VAN DER BEEK took the child to his office for first aid and then removed her to the Park Avenue Hospital, where she regained consciousness. It is not believed that any bones were broken. psm
August 31, 1921
Democrat & Chronicle
SHOCKED TO DEATH AT WORKING PLACE
Plant Employee Killed When He Tries to Throw Switch in Dark
Stanisthus NAKOWLAZCKL, 37 years old, of 17 Weeger street, was electrocuted shortly before 11 o'clock last night at the plant of the American Laundry Machinery Company in Kerr street, Lincoln Park, where he was employed as night foreman. The body was found by Michael SNYDER of No. ___ Orchard street, night watchman. There were no witnesses to the accident. It is believed that NAKOWLAZCKL went into the room where the switches that control the electric apparatus of the plant are located for the purpose of throwing one on for some purpose known to him alone. The room was dark at the time and NAKOWLAZCKL not being able to see distinctly grasped the switch instead of the handle. Death was instantaneous. A call was sent in to the General Hospital and the ambulance made the useless trip to the plant. The body was removed to the morgue.
Chokes on Peach Pit
The ambulance from the General Hospital was summoned to No. 287 Sixth street shortly after 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon, where Josephine DE FARIA, 10 years old, of that address was choking as the result of having swallowed a peach pit. She was taken to the Homeopathic Hospital, where the obstruction was removed. Later she was taken to her home.
Tailor Dies Suddenly
Hjlmer THORSTENSON, 45 years old, of No. 157 State street, died suddenly yesterday morning a short time after entering the tailor shop at No. 645 Park avenue, where he was employed by Barnet KERZNBAUM. The ambulance from the Hahnemann Hospital was summoned but the man died before its arrival. Coroner Thomas A. KILLIP had the body removed to the morgue. He will issue a certificate of death from natural causes.
Patrolman Is Accused
Frederick REETZ, a patrolman attached to the Joseph avenue police station, is charged by Sergeant Edward H. FISCHER of the same station with being intoxicated while on duty on the night of August 14th. REETZ has been on the force for ten years. It is alleged that he previously faced charges before former Commissioner of Public Safety Charles S. OWEN. A hearing before R. Andrew HAMILTON, commissioner of public safety scheduled for yesterday afternoon was postponed because REETZ's attorney Joseph P. DOYLE, was out of town.
TO OPEN NO. 4 SCHOOL
Teachers of Boulevard District School to Meet Parents on Friday
Irondequoit Grammar School No. 4 in Summerville boulevard, will open for the fall term on Tuesday, September 6th. The faculty will be the same as that of last year: Charles W. JOYCE, principal; Mrs. D. L. KITT, Miss Esther M. MORRIS and Miss Grace H. ROBINSON. The teachers will be at the school office on Friday afternoon from 2 until 4 o'clock to confer with parents and to register pupils who are beginning school or those who have moved into the district since the close of school in June.
TEACHER 33 YEARS AT NO. 9 IS DEAD
Long Service of Miss Dorothy Nagel in Public Schools is Ended
Miss Dorothy J. NAGEL, for thirty three years a teacher at No. 9 School died last evening at the family home, No. 16 Almira street. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Philip STAPE and Mrs. Emma KENEALY, two brothers Detective Sergeant John W. NAGEL of this city and Edward L. NAGEL of Buffalo. Funeral services will be held at the home tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be made in Mount Hope cemetery.
HARRY MILLER FUNERAL
Office of Brokerage Firm Is Closed Out of Respect for Him
The funeral of Harry Edward MILLER, a member of the brokerage firm of Hibbard, Palmer & Miller, who died last Sunday was held at 3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon from his home, No. 81 Parkside avenue. At 2 o'clock the office of Hibbard, Palmer & Miller in the Powers building together with several other brokerage offices closed in respect to Mr. MILLER. A delegation of employees from the firm of which he was a member attended the services. Rev. Francis L. MC CAULEY, pastor of the East Side Presbyterian Church officiated. Interment was made at Mount Hope cemetery. There were floral of _____ received from many friends and business associates of Mr. MILLER. The bearers were William E. BONNER, Richard C. YOUNG, Charles DENGLER, W. J. SIMPSON, Richard WHALEN and Edward _____.
Frank Croston Buried.
Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at No. 137 Chestnut street for Frank CROSTON, former supervisor of the Fourth ward and for many years prominent commercial life in Rochester, who died Saturday evening in ___. Rev. W. A. R. GOODWIN of St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiated. Interment was made in Mount Hope cemetery. The bearers were Leonard J. SOMERS, Leonard BARTH, Charles MORSE, Henry W. MORSE, James T. O'GRADY and William H. CRAIG.
Mrs. Katherine SCHEIBLE died last night at the home of her daughter Mrs. Emma GASSLER, No. 1037 Joseph avenue. She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Katherine HETZKE, Mrs. Rose KOERNER and Mrs. Emma GASSLER, two sons, George SCHEIBLE, of Rochester, and Jean SCHEIBLE of Germany, sixteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The infant son of Francis J. and Frances F. SIMMONS died yesterday afternoon at the family home No. 4 Raymond street. Besides his parents he leaves one brother, Robert.
Winifred Evelyn EVANS, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles EVANS, died yesterday afternoon at the family home, No. 568 Lake avenue.
Miss Alice FOSTER and her niece, Miss Dorothy FOSTER, both of Cleveland, are spending a few weeks with George GERGER, in Cady street.
Miss Edith M. McCROSSEN, only daughter of Mrs. William E. ROWLAND of No. 463 Tremont street, was married to Thomas H. MILLER, of Warsaw, at 6 o'clock last Saturday evening at the home of the bride's brother, Theodore McCROSSEN, No. 543 Ridgeway avenue, this city. The ceremony was performed by Rev. E. B. McGHEE, of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church. The bride has been an active member of the church and has taught in the Sunday school.
The bride was attended by her cousin, Miss Gladys I. GLOVER, of Wayland and the bridegroom by Louis E. Mc CROSSEN, brother of the bride. Two little nieces of the bride, Helen McCROSSEN, who was flower girl, and Mildred Mc CROSSEN, who carried the veil, also assisted. Before the ceremony Mrs. L. E. Mc CROSSEN sang "I Love You Truly." The wedding march from "Lonhengrin" was played by Miss Carroll WILLIAMS. The bride's gown was of white georgette over white satin. She wore a tulle veil caught with orange blossoms and (didn't get the rest).
Carl ESTER, of No. 1501 Dewey avenue reported that his $1,600 roadster was taken from Clinton avenue south. The machine had a safety lock but the thief picked it.
Mrs. Mary WALPERT, of No. 19 Wilmont street, reported that her sedan, valued at $1,000 was stolen from Gibbs street.
A super-six, valued at $2,200, the property of Abe LEVINE, of No. 84 Hanover street, was reported stolen.
A touring car, valued at $2,100, the property of Moe SNYDER of No. 22 Harris street, was taken from South street.
SCHWONKE--In sad, but loving memory of a faithful husband and devoted father, Fred SCHWONKE, who entered into rest August 31, 1920.
To-day recalls sad memories
Of a loved one gone to rest
And those who think of him to-day
Are those who loved him best.
CARSON--In loving memory of our beloved son and brother. S. Kenneth CARSON who gave his life for his friend on August 31, 1920.
And we, oh we, who the wildest yearn
For the old time step and the glad return
Think of him faring on, as dear
In the lover of there, as the love of here.
--Mother, Father and Brother psm