Thursday May 12, 1904 Prominent Politician Dead. Beaumont: Joe Lee Jameson died at 11 o’clock Monday at his home in this city as the result of an attack of typhoid fever, which seized him on his return from the recent Travelers’ Protective Association Convention at Austin.
Jameson was an officer in the J.
Guffey Petroleum Company, was interested in the Trinity and Brazos Valley Railroad, a director in the Fort Worth Record, past president of the Travelers’ Protective Association, having been elected at the Beaumont meeting last year, a high official in the Elks and a member of numerous fraternal and social organizations.
He took up his residence in Beaumont about a year ago. Thursday May 12, 1904 ALL OVER TEXAS. Asa Conner, a negro about twenty years of age, was killed by a freight train near the stock pens at Weimer between 3 and 4 o’clock Thursday morning. The Mayor of Fort Worth has issued a proclamation ordering all premises put into sanitary condition 23 or suits will be instituted against all who fail. An old man named Hope and his wife were struck by lightning, killing him and injuring her to the extent that she is not expected to live.
They lived on S.
Stallworth’s place, about three miles from Lott. The body of Job Washington, a negro, drowned in Tuesday’s overflow of Mustang Creek, was found Thursday lodged beneath the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway bridge, a half mile southeast of Taylor. Mrs.
Golden, an old lady 70 years of age, who lived three miles north of Howland, dropped dead Tuesday night.
She had been complaining a few days previous, but was able to be up and about. Frank Kennedy, aged about forty-two, a saddler working for Paddgitt Bros.
Saddlery Co., Dallas, in a fit of despondency, cut his throat with a razor Friday dying in a few minutes.
He leaves a wife. During the month of April there were ninety-five births and thirty-six deaths in Navarro County. Thursday May 12, 1904 Crushed by a Train. Denison: W.
Maratta of this city fell under the wheels of a passenger coach at Vincennes, Ind., Friday afternoon and was so badly injured that he died with a few hours.
The remains arrived in Denison Monday Morning.
The funeral was held at 10 o’clock Tuesday morning.
The interment was at Preston Bend Cemetery.
Fry, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, conducted the services. Thursday May 12, 1904 Critically Injured by a Dive. San Antonio: Howard Y.
Steif, an enlisted man of Troop B, First Cavalry, lies with a broken neck at the post hospital, Fort Sam Houston.
He has been living with his neck broken since last Tuesday night.
Last Tuesday Steif was diving in a pool of water near the Leon Springs target range, where a battalion of the First Cavalry is at target practice.
He was with several others and dived into a shallow pool, his head striking bottom with great force. Thursday May 12, 1904 Ends His Life. Cleburne: W.
Heflin, a well-known railroad man, being a member of the local order O.
C., was found dead in his room near the Santa Fe passenger station Monday afternoon.
His friends found him while his body was yet warm.
In his hand was a revolver.
All the cartridges had been snapped except the one which had fired.
His mouth was powder burned from which the blood was oozing.
In his pockets were cards showing membership in several railway orders.
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