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AGED WOMAN DEAD.
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Mrs. Amanda Bentley Passed Away
Yesterday Afternoon at Her Home.

     Mrs. Amanda Bentley, widow of the late Judge Bentley, died at the family residence, 821 Ross avenue, yesterday afternoon. She was 78 years of age and had lived in Dallas for the last fifty-two years.
     The venerable lady came to Dallas from Danville, Ky., in 1852, and settled on a farm ten miles southwest of Dallas. She removed to Dallas in 1877, and had lived here ever since. Judge Bentley, her husband, died in 1901, at the age of 82 years.
     When Mrs. Bentley first came here, there were but three houses on the site of what is now Dallas, and she had seen the place grow from a small beginning to its present size and importance.
J. B. and George Titterington are grandchildren of Mrs. Bentley.

- January 2, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 5, col. 2.
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NECROLOGICAL

     The remains of John Brobst, who died from the effects of poisoning, were shipped to Miami, Missouri, by Undertaker Dunn last night.
     Carl Friedlander, aged seventy years, died yesterday at 411 Young street. He was a native of Zelpelburg, Prussia, and had lived in Dallas twenty-two years. The interment will be made in the Jewish cemetery.
     Infant of W. R. Newton died at 111 Lake avenue this morning.
     Walter Bejano, aged nine years, died yesterday from tetanus, at 234 South Ervay street. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery at 4 o'clock this afternoon.
     Mrs. Amanda Bentley, aged seventy five years, died yesterday at 821 Ross avenue. The funeral was held from the above address at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Interment at Oakland cemetery.
     The remains of Joel Samuell, who was killed near Leota, Mississippi, arrived in the city at 10:35 o'clock this morning. The funeral was held from 341 Gaston avenue at 4 o'clock this afternoon and the remains were buried in Oakland cemetery.

- January 2, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 5, col. 2.
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NECROLOGICAL.

     L. S. Carrington, aged thirty-five years, died to-day at his residence, 119 Masten street. The remains will be shipped to Kentucky for interment.

- January 10, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 23, col. 3.
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Funeral of W. C. McCahan.....

- January 17, 1904, Dallas Sunday Times Herald, p. 11, col. 6.
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Necrological.

     ...death of A. Hammon, 35, at New Orleans....had lived in Dallas a number of years. Leaves a wife and 3 children, who reside at 642?/643? Cochran street.

- January 17, 1904, Dallas Sunday Times Herald, p. 23, col. 4.
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J. M. SKELTON.

     Judge Skelton was born in East Tennessee, Feb. 7, 1845, and at the age of 15 years, came to Texas with his father, in 1859, settling in Grayson County. When the Civil War broke out, he enlisted in the Confederate cause from Grayson County and fought through three years of war.
     At the close of the struggle, he moved to Collin County, coming to Dallas in 1878, where he resided continuously to the tme of his death.
     In 1892, he was elected one of the Justices of the Peace in the city, holding the office until December, 1902, when he declined to be again a candidate for re-election.
     He leaves a widow and three children--Dora, Henry M. and Cardis A. Skelton. Up to the time of his death, he was engaged with his son, Henry, in the real estate business, the firm being Skelton & Skelton.
     He was a member of Camp Sterling Price, U. C. V., and was prominent among Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythisas, Red Men, Woodmen and Knights of Honor, under whose auspices the funeral will be held.
     The funeral is to take place today from his late residence, 1011 Bryan street, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.

- January 17, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 40, col. 4.
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FUNERAL OF AUGUST CAHN.
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Arrangements for the Burial of Late
Resident of This City.

     August Cahn, who died at 12 o'clock yesterday morning, was numbered among the older citizens of Dallas, though he was only 53 years of age. Born in New Orleans, Aug. 12, 1850, he removed with his parents to Vicksburg, Miss., and there, his youth was spent.      While yet a very young man, he came to Dallas and, with his two brothers, conducted what was for a number of years, a very successful firm, known as Cahn Bros., whose establishment was on Elm street. About ten years ago, this business was discontinued, and since then, Mr. Cahn has been connected with the establishment of Sanger Bros.
     On Jan. 24, 1877, he was married to Miss Bettie Lorch, of Louisville, Ky. Mrs. Cahn and three sons survive him. The sons are Bernie, Alvin and Gerald, all of this city. Three brothers are still living, one in New Orleans, and two in Shreveport.
     The funeral will take place at 10 o'clock this morning from the family residence, 455 South Akard street. The honorary pallbearers will be Alex Sanger, Dr. K. M. Tillman, A. Metzler and Henry Loeb; active pallbearers, D. A. Eldridge, E. M. Kahn, Seymour Meyer, A. S. Getz, R. Liebman, Leon Kahn, V. H. Hexter, M. H. Hurst.
     The funeral service will be conducted by Dr. Greenburg.

- January 17, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 40, col. 5.
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Young Man Was Killed at Letot

     ..Jessie P. Portman, 19....interment at Ritter's cemetery.

- January 18, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 7, col. 2.
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NECROLOGICAL.

     C. B. Caples, aged thirty-eight years, died this morning, corner of Jackson and Market streets. The remains are being held awaiting the arrival of a brother from St. Louis.
     Kathleen, aged five years, daughter of W. B. and E. L. Sharp, died this morning at 605 Swiss avenue.
     J. C. Portman, aged nineteen years, died near Letot.

January 18, 1904, Daily Times Herald, p. 9, col. 3.
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Child of W. B. Sharp Dies.

     ...Kathleen Sharp, 5 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Sharp, died this morning at the family residence, 605 Swiss avenue...

- January 18, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 9, col. 6.
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Death of Mrs. Lavonia Walker

     ...formerly of Alabama; resident of Dallas 10 years. Her home, 193 San Jacinto...3 sons and 1 daughter.

- March 16, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 14, col. 2.
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Negro Woman Died Suddenly.

     Yesterday morning about 8 o'clock, Drusilla Ann, wife of Dr. J. W. Anderson, colored, was found dead in bed in her room over 408 Jackson street. She retired the night before in good spirits. Next morning, her attendant, Francis Corlis, found the woman apparently dead, but still warm.
     Justice M.C. Cullen was called and after viewing the body, returned a verdict of death due to unknown causes.
     Mrs. Anderson was born in Newburg, N.C., March 21, 1866. She was a graduated physician of the school of natural therapeutics and of the American Institute of Phrenology, in New York. She had been a resident of Dallas about nine years.
     The remains were shipped to Kansas City this morning for interment.

- March 19, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 10, col. 4-5.
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Funeral Notice-- Brecht, Henry.
Died at his home, 391 Williams Street...Oakland Cemetery.

- March 20, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 26, col. 1.
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City News Notes.

     W. E. Parish died this morning at 933 Elm street.
     Miss Mollie L. Rowe, aged 47 years, died this morning at 906 Bryan street.

- March 21, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 6.
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Jacob Oppenheim.

     Died yesterday at his home, 185 N. Ervay St.....born in Buchenour, Kuhn Hesse in Germany, 73 years ago and was a Dallas resident for 25 years. Children.....pallbearers: ...Alex Sanger....

- March 21, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 4, col. 4.
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Mortuary Matters.

     R. L. Love, aged 37 years, died yesterday at his home on Fourth avenue.
     Flora Lee Burnett died yesterday at 948 Live Oak street.
     M. D. Harmon died yesterday at 153 Main street, aged 74 years.
     The infant of R. D. Coughanour died yesterday.

- May 28, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Rubie Ress, aged 25 years, died yesterday at 245 Young street.
     Eva Bennett, aged 30 years, died yesterday in West Dallas.

- June 4, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 5.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Ernest Osborn, aged 19 years, son of C. B. Osborn, died yesterday at 157 Carroll avenue.
     Jesus Villaine died at the City Hospital yesterday, aged 50 years.

- June 14, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 5.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Mrs. Annie Lee died yesterday in West Dallas, aged 57[?] years.
     Miss Tolbert, aged 30?/36? years, died yesterday morning at the City Hospital.
     B. A. Dockery died at his home on the Preston road, north of Dallas, aged 49 years.

- June 16, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 5.
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DIED.

LYNE--Miss Julia J. Lyne, 206 Good st., at 12:15 a. m., June 16. Funeral at 3 p. m. today from the late home. Interment Oakland.

- June 16, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 6.
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Bonny Gaston Dead.

     Bonny Gaston, a well-known resident of Dallas, died yesterday afternoon about 4:30 o'clock at his home, 111 Miranda street. As he died without medical attendance, Coroner M. C. Cullen was called, and after investigating the case, gave his verdict of death from consumption.
     Gaston had worked in various public buildings about the city and was, for a number of years, janitor at the county court house. He was obliging and well liked by all who knew him. He had lived in Dallas about forty years.

- June 17, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Franklin V. Shackley, aged 2 years and 6 months, died yesterday at the home of his parents, 151 Cochran street. Death is said to have been the result of a street car accident.
     Mrs. Mary Edwards, aged 32 years, died yesterday morning at 769 Commerce street. The remains were shipped to Killeen for interment.

- June 17, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 5.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Beulah, 2-month-old daughter of J. E. and Rose Patterson, died yesterday morning at the corner of State street and Haskell avenue.
     Amoy Evans Green, aged 4 months, died yesterday morning at the home of her parents, at 423 Routh street.
     Sarah Webb, 32 years of age, died yesterday morning at 1010 East Eleventh street, Oak Cliff.

- June 18, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 14, col. 5.
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NECROLOGICAL.

     Jannette Duckworth, aged four years, died at 170 Second avenue yesterday evening.
     James C. Purciller, aged fifty-five years, died at 187 Cedar Springs street yesterday evening.
     Henry Cole, aged fifty-three years, died yesterday at his home, corner of Phelps and Colby streets, yesterday.

- August 30, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 10, col. 2.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Will Linsecum, age 13 years, died yesterday at his home, one mile east of Dallas.
     Janetta Duckworth, aged 4 years, died yesterday at the home of her parents, 170 Second avenue.
     George Burgess, 59 years old, died Sunday at his home, one and one-half miles south of Oak Cliff. The funeral took place yesterday, interment being at Greenwood Cemetery.
     James C. Purciller, 55 years of age, died yesterday afternoon at 6:30 o'clock at his home, 187 Cedar Springs street. He has been a resident in Dallas for many years.

- August 30, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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County Court.
Verdicts of Acting Coroner.

     As Coroner, Judge Edwards viewed yesterday, the body of the infant of Phyllis Anderson, which died Sunday without attending physician. Verdict of death due to natural causes was returned.
     Will Linthicum, 13 years of age, accidentally shot himself in the right breast with a shotgun on Sunday at his home on White Rock road, beyond the Fair Grounds, dying almost instantly. Judge Edwards, as Coroner, returned a verdict yesterday in accord with the facts stated.

- August 30, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 5.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Lady May, aged 9 days, daughter of F. I. and Marie Parkinson, died yesterday at 249 Latimer street. Ed C. Smith & Bro. will ship the remains to Corsicana today for interment.
     The infant of Henry Frank died yesterday afternoon at 131 McKinney avenue, aged 5 days.
     W. P. Cole, aged 42 years, 3 months and 1 day, died yesterday at 149 Phelps street.

- August 31, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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Mortuary Matters.

     A. H. Frost, 40 years of age, died at Abilene on Tuesday. The body was brought to Dallas yesterday and received at George W. Loudermilk's. Mrs. Frost has been in Mexico and is expected to reach this city on Friday.
     Genevieve, the 12-day-old daughter of C. E. and O. T. Starr, died yesterday at the corner of Bryan and Pavilion streets.
     Dr. F. W. Burger, 55 years of age, died yesterday at 255 Exposition avenue. He leaves a widow and two sons. Dr. Burger, has resided in Dallas about three months, coming here from Waco. He was past grand chancellor of the exchequer of the State in the Knights of Pythias. He was a native of Woodbury, Tenn. For interment, the body will be sent this morning to Waco by George W. Loudermilk.

- September 1, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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DEATH OF TRAVELING MAN.
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John Barnes Dies at Home in Oak
Cliff After Long Illness.

     John Barnes, aged 42 years, a well-known traveling man, having headquarters in Dallas, died at 6:45 o'clock last evening at his home,160 Tenth street, Oak Cliff. He was taken to Mineral Wells and remained there for some time, but finding little permanent relief, was brought back to Dallas two weeks ago, where he remained until death. He is survived by a wife and several brothers and sisters. The only near relative, except his wife, in the city at the time of his demise, was his sister, Mrs. Ruth Peters, of Bonham.
     Mr. Barnes was a member of the Knights of Pythias and I. O. O. F. fraternities. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4:30 o'clock from the home in Oak Cliff. Interment will be in Oak Cliff Cemetery.

- September 2, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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AGED CITIZEN
DIES SUDDENLY.

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W. G. Corbitt of Oak Cliff Expires
at Dining Table.

     After attending services at Christ church yesterday morning and walking home therefrom in apparently perfect health, Matthew Walker Corbitt threw up his arms and expired without a word of farewell to his friends or relatives. Mr. Corbitt, who was sixty-eight years of age, was seated at the dining table at his residence, 46 Eighth street, Oak Cliff, when death occurred in the manner stated.
     Mr. Corbitt was born in Cape Town, South Africa, in 1836, and had resided in Dallas about a year, and in Oak Cliff, but a few months. He leaves a wife. Mrs. Cecil Rogers, of this city, is a niece of Mrs. Corbitt.
     Interment was had in the Oak Cliff cemetery this afternoon at 4 o'clock.

- September 5, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 4, col. 2.
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SON ACCIDENTALLY
KILLED YESTERDAY

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Fourteen-Year-Old Boy Received Fa-
tal Gunshot Wound

     Louis Wood, the fourteen-year-old son of Ainslie G. Wood, assistant manager and cashier of the Texas Land and Mortgage company, and who resides at 168 Maple avenue, was accidentally wounded by the premature discharge of a shotgun at the club lake near Hutchins yesterday morning and he died from the effects of the wound yesterday afternoon about 3 o'clock.
     Mr. A. G. Wood and his son were having an outing at the lake of the Fin and Feather club at the time the accidental shooting took place and the father was present at the time the boy was fatally wounded.
     It seems that Mr. Wood, accompanied by his son, went out in a boat to shoot ducks. They had a shotgun in the bottom of the boat, and when they discovered a flock of ducks, an attempt was made to secure the gun. The hammer of the weapon struck in some way against the side of the skiff and it was discharged. The charge of shot took effect in the boy's right leg near the knee.
     When the father realized the sad accident that had befallen his son, he rowed frantically to the shore and sportsmen, who were at the club, went immediately in search of a physician. A doctor was secured at Hutchins, and all possible effort was made to save the lad's life. Dr. E. J. Reeves was called from Dallas and he arrived a few hours after the accident occurred. The physicians could no nothing to save the boy's life, however, and he expired about 3 o'clock in the afternoon. The charge of shot had severed the arteries of the leg and it was found impossible to stop the flow of blood.
     The remains were brought to Dallas about 5 o'clock yesterday evening and conveyed to the family home.
     The members of the family are heart-broken over the affair.
     The funeral takes place this afternoon at 4 o'clock from the family residence. Rev. Robt. Hill, of the Westminster Presbyterian church, will probably officiate.

- September 18, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 2.
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Mortuary Matters.

     William Weathers died yesterday at 235 Jefferson street, aged 42 years.
     The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Atkins died yesterday at 169 Worth street, aged one day.

- September 22, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Carl Zahl, aged 77 years, died yesterday at 722 Commerce street.

- September 23, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 3.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Arden Riddle, aged 30 years, died yesterday at 125 Central avenue.
     Barnett Gibbs died yesterday at 117 Live Oak street, aged 54 years.
     Joseph W. Johnson, 64 years of age, died yesterday at 186 Marilla street.

- October 5, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 12, col. 4.
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THE LOCAL COURTS.
County Court.
H
ON. ED S. LAUDERDALE, JUDGE.

     Probate docket: the will of Barnett Gibbs was probated. Mrs. Sallie A. Gibbs is executor without bond as the will provides. The will follows:
     "Know all men by these presents, that I, Barnett Gibbs, do make this my last will and testament.
     "I give absolutely to my wife, S. A. Gibbs, all property outside of the city of Dallas. I give and bequeath to her also in fee simple, all property in the city of Dallas that may be encumbered at my death by mortgage or vendor's lien. This property she may sell or dispose of as may to her seem best. In the rest of the property, she is to have a life estate and give to each child, $100 per month, provided this does not exceed one-half the net revenue. She is to have all personal property, and she be [sic] executor of the will and administrator of the estate and guardian of my minor children without bond. The Court to have nothing to do with the administration of my estate beyond the probate of this will.
     "In case of a second marriage of my wife, she shall not have the right of sale or mortgage of any property after that date, but shall continue to enjoy one-half of the net revenues of the estate, the other half going to my children in equal proportions.
     "If I leave any debts, I advise her to pay them at once out of insurance money and other available assets. I advise her to employ Mr. W. A. Kemp, or some other honest lawyer by the year to help her get the estate in shape, having a written contract with him as to compensation, not to exceed $500 per annum.
     "She must take a list of the houses and monthly rents and check up each month to see if the rents are properly collected and deposited.
     "She must reserve in advance, sufficient money for city and county taxes, and I advise her not to make or consent to any investment outside of Dallas County, Texas, and not to consent to any change in her will.
     "I want to be buried in a Texas coffin, even if made by a Dallas carpenter in a hurry, and I want a plain Texas stone not over 2x3 feet. It if could be done in Dallas, [I] would prefer cremation.
     "If my son, George Wildy, has the time and disposition, he could relieve his mother of the necessity of looking after taxes, rents and repairs. I want my wife to spend her one-half of the net revenue and enjoy health and travel.
     "Witness my hand, this 15th day of October, 1900.
     "B
ARNETT GIBBS.
     "Witnesses: J. D. Fouraker and L. A. Wilson."
     The estate is valued at about $350,000.

- October 9, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 34, col. 6.
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Mortuary Matters.

     Effie, 3-year-old daughter of Robert, and Charlie Beggs, died yesterday afternoon at Irving.

- October 9, 1904, Dallas Morning News, p. 34, col. 6.
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Ed Williams Dead.

     Ed Williams, aged about 50 years, died this morning at the city hospital. The deceased, who was well known, had been ill for a long time and he has a host of friends in this city.

- November 25, 1904, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 12, col. 1.
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