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FOUND DEAD
IN AN ALLEY

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Lifeless Remains of Joe
Wagner Discovered.

     With wide staring, but sightless eyes, the lifeless remains of Joe Wagner, aged about sixty years, were found lying in the alley between Main and Elm streets and running from Preston to Pearl streets, at an early hour this morning. The gruesome find was reported to the police and Motorcycle Officers Dean and Ford responded. The remains were lying just a few feet from where the alley intersects Pearl street. The officers summoned Undertaker Donovan and the body was removed to the parlors of this company, where it is being held, pending funeral arrangements.

Deceased a Shoemaker.
     According to Jacob Lipshitz, the deceased was a shoemaker by occupation, and worked for him about three years. Of late, he had been working for Julius Cahn [Cohn], [554] Elm street, who operates a shoe repairing shop at this number. Death had evidently come a number of hours before the remains were found, as the body had already become stiff. There was a slight discoloration of the lips, as though they had been burned by acid, and it was thought at first, that death may have been caused from poison of some kind. This theory was abandoned, however, and Justice of the Peace Work, acting as coroner, who viewed the body, will probably return a verdict of death from natural causes.

Was in Ill Health.
     According to Lipshitz and others who knew the deceased, he had been in ill health for some time, and as the body is considerably emaciated, this statement is borne out. Officer Dean stated this morning, that he talked to a man by the name of John Hopkins, who said he was with the deceased at 10:30 o'clock last night, and at that time, he was under the influence of liquor. It is said that the man was married, but that he and his wife had not lived together for a number of years, and she is said to be somewhere in New York state.

Cause of Death Not Known.
     Pending the inquest proceedings, the exact cause of the death is not known, but all indications are that it was heart trouble. Wagner was born in Hungary, of Jewish parentage, and those who knew him, say that he was a highly educated man and was able to converse in several different languages. In case relative are not located, the body will be interred by the local Jewish society, as he has no funds as far as is known. Wagner, it is said, slept in the shop where he was employed, and it was almost in the rear of this place that the body was found.

- January 27, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 3.
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Funeral of L. A. White.

     At 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, the funeral of L. A. White, eighty-six years of age, who died Tuesday night at 297 Flora street, was held from the residence to Greenwood cemetery. Rev. C. R. Robinson conducted the service. The pall-bearers were E. B. Spurgeon, G. L. Wisdom, John Burgess, R. H. McTee and John B. Burgess. Four children survive Mr. White -- Mrs. Frances Plinsta, Mrs. W. H. Conkling, H. L. and E.?/F.? A. White.

- January 27, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 4.
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BUSBY FUNERAL.
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Body Shipped to Los Angeles, Califor-
nia, for Interment.

     Funeral services for William V. Busby, who died Friday, were held Saturday morning at 6:45 o'clock at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. G. W. Martin, 250 Wendelken street, Rev. W. P. Dickey officiating. The body was sent by Undertaker Loudermilk to Los Angeles, California, for interment. Mr. Busby came to Texas in 1859, and had resided here almost continuously excepting a few years spent in California. The body will be accompanied to California by Harry B. Busby, a son of the deceased. Pallbearers officiating at the funeral were J. E. Jordan, R. G. Chapman, John L. Greenfield, A. H. Chambers, E. Byers and B. L. Crasland.

- June 5, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 13, col. 3-4.
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MACK CRENSHAW FUNERAL.
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Services Yesterday With Interment in
Oakland Cemetery.

     Funeral services for Mack Crenshaw, who died Thursday, were held yesterday from the late residence of the deceased, 241 Throckmorton street. Rev. Fred V. Hale conducted the services and interment was made in the Oakland cemetery. The pallbearers were J. D. Robinson, C. B. Storer, G. L. Webb, J. B. Moore, J. M. Broadhurst and Homer Fisher.

- June 5, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 13, col. 4.
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LAST SAD RITES HELD.
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Remains of Mrs. Elizabeth Miller Laid
to Rest.

     At 10 o'clock yesterday morning, the funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Miller, took place from Loudermilk's chapel, Rev. Harry T. Moore officiating. The body was laid to rest in the King's Daughters' lot in Greenwood.

- June 5, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 13, col. 4.
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MRS. A. M. PAYNE.
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Died Last Night--Funeral Will be Held
This Afternoon.

     Mrs. A. M. Payne, aged thirty-one years, died last night at 325 Willow street. The funeral will be held at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon from the late residence. Interment will be made at Wheatland. Mrs. Payne was a native of Tennessee.

- June 5, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 13, col. 4.
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Infant Child Dies.

     The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. David Bobo died yesterday at the family home on McKinney avenue. Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock this morning.

- June 5, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 13, col. 4.
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Funeral Yesterday.

     At 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Eddie, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fotjik, who died Friday, was buried in Calvary cemetery.

- June 5, 1910, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 13, col. 4.
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