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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, November 8, 1894 Edition
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Miss Mary Fleming, sister of Washington Fleming, died from consumption at the home of her sister, Mrs. Routzahn, last Thursday night. Miss Fleming was well advanced in life and has been ill for some time. Died, little Himen, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kennedy, Oct. 12th, 1894, after a brief illness of cholera infantum, aged 11 months and 4 days. Died at his home in Rossville on Thursday evening, Oct. 25th, from an accidental dose of carbolic acid, George B. Cave, aged about seventy years. The funeral will be held today. Mr. Cave had been working pretty hard moving into his new shop, which had been built as a result of the fire and caught a light cold. He picked up a bottle containing carbolic acid, thinking it was a cough medicine. He took a dose out of the bottle, and within five minutes was a corpse. He leaves an aged wife and a married daughter. Mr. Cave has been a shoemaker in Rossville for over twenty years. In the summer he always kept for sale a harmless decoctation which he called "Aromatic Root Beer," for which he claimed great health giving properties, saying, "It's got lots of sarsaparilly in it-it's good for the blood." From the sale of this drink he acquired the good-natured nickname of "Doctor,: and by the name of Dr. Cave he was universally known in Rossville. He was a kindhearted, honest old soul, without an enemy on earth. He was poor in this world's goods, but rich in the respect and regard of his many friends. He is an old landmark in Rossville, and his memory will live long in the hearts of the good people of Rossville. -- Hoopeston Chronicle

Date: 11/8/1894
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003475
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/18/2014
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Entered By: Chris Brown

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