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Well-Known Physician Died Late

     Dr. W. A. McCoy, a well known practicing physician of Dallas, died yesterday evening at 6 o'clock at his residence, 797 Elm street, after a lingering illness. The funeral services will be held from the Washington Avenue Baptist church at 2 p. m. Thursday. The interment will be made in Oakland cemetery. Dr. McCoy, who was one of the leading members of the medical profession for the past seventeen years, was born in Clarke county, Indiana, Sept. 1, 1844. He was educated at Franklin college, Indiana, and the State University at Bloomington, Ind. He graduated at the Jefferson Medical college, Philadelphia, with the class of 1883, and began the practice of medicine in Decatur county, Indiana.
     In 1887, he moved to Dallas, where he was engaged in the practice of medicine up to the time of his recent illness.
     In 1880, he was married to Miss Lizzie McClair, daughter of J. D. McClair, of Franklin, Indiana.
     Dr. McCoy leaves two sons, Earl E. and Lewis McCoy, and one daughter, Lucille McCoy.
     Dr. McCoy was a nephew of the late John C. McCoy, and a brother of John M. McCoy of this city.

- April 26, 1905, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 1-2.
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     The infant of Cal and Mamie Hopper died last night about 10 o'clock very suddenly, on Birmingham avenue. The funeral took place this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Interment was made in Oakland cemetery.
     Arthur Burton, Jr., the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Burton, died yesterday morning at the home of his parents on Beckley road, near Five Miles creek.
     Ella Chapman, aged twenty-five years, died early Tuesday morning at 134 Greenwood street, Oak Cliff. The remains were shipped to Lasater, Tex., Tuesday afternoon.
     Eliza Shivers, aged thirty-six years, died Tuesday afternoon at 134 Crockett street.
     Infant of Lula Hall died this morning at 239 Hall street.
     Dr. William McCoy, aged about sixty-two years, died at his home, 797 Elm street, today.

- April 26, 1905, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 3.
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Accident at West Dallas Cement
Plant Sunday.

     In an accident at the Portland Cement Works, about four miles west of the city, about 6 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Chris Henriksen was killed and A. M. Rochester seriously injured. The accident occurred just a few minutes before the men were to go off duty. A heavy chain, called the "carrier," parted in the center, and on account of the large weight, it was supporting, flew around with such force, striking the men. Henriksen was struck on the head and killed instantly, while Rochester had the bone of the let wrist fractured, the left hip badly injured, and he was injured internally. He was removed to his home in West Dallas, and is under the care of Drs. W. R. Stovall and Elbert Dunlay. He is much improved today and the indications are that he will live.
     Henrikson was about twenty-four years of age and has been in Dallas for the past seven years. He came here from Ellis county. He is survived by a wife.
     Rochester came here about a week ago from Birmingham, Ala.
Justice of the Peace, J. A. Long, acted as coroner and gave as his verdict that the deceased came to his death from a blow on the forehead, received as above stated. The remains will be turned over to Undertakers Ed C. Smith & Bro., and will be buried in the West Dallas cemetery this afternoon at 4 o'clock, under the auspices of the Odd Fellows and Masons, of which lodges he was a member.

- December 11, 1905, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 10, col. 1.
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