Around and About
Mrs. Martha J. Smith, wife of Arthur R. Smith, 323 Fourteenth street, died Friday at St. Edwards's Hospital after a short illness. She was taken to the hospital shortly before noon and passed away in child-birth. Mrs. Smith was 33 years old and leaves two little daughters. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brown, Upper Spring Street, and leaves two sisters, Mrs. James Seabrook and Mrs. Horatio Devol, and one brother, Louis Brown. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and for a number of years sang in the choir of that church.
Charles C. Sparks, son of Charles M. Sparks, died last week at the home of his parents, 32 East street.
Wesley Atkins, an employee at the Boiler shops of the M. Zier Company, Pearl and Oak streets, was caught between two boilers at that establishment Tuesday afternoon of last week, and crushed so badly that he died almost instantly. He was seated on top of a boiler at work riveting plates, when another standing alongside slipped and in rolling over struck him with the large iron dome, pinioning him against the one on which he had been working. The men in the shop pried the boilers apart at once and the body of the unfortunate man fell to the floor. His breast bone and back were crushed. He was 21 years old and unmarried. His body was taken to the home of his mother, Mrs. Julia Atkins, 212 Ealy Street. Atkins was one of 14 children, and he leaves his mother, eight sisters and five brothers.
Charles William Nunemacher died Sunday at St. Edward's City Hospital of consumption after an illness that had confined him to the house but a few days. He was 47 years old and unmarried. His home was at No. 115 Oak Street, Silver Grove.
Louis Hollis, an old resident, died Saturday at his home, 1816 Dewey street, after an illness of several months of dropsy. He was sixty years old and leaves a wife and several children. He was born at Mooresville to which place the remains were taken for interment.
Mrs. Mary Kistner, widow of Frederick Kistner, died Sunday morning at her home on Lower Spring street, near Fourth, her death being unexpected. She had been in poor health for the lasts two years, but was not thought to be in a serious condition. She had dressed and had gone down stairs. In a few minutes she returned to her room, where she was found dead a few minutes after. Mrs. Kistner was the only surviving child of the late Paul Reising, the brewer, a prominent citizen of New Albany, who died a few years ago. Her mother died last year. She was forty-three years old and leaves five children, two sons and three daughters. She was a devout member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Mrs. Kistner leaves an estate valued at nearly $200,000.
Chris. F. Stolzenberger, aged about 40 years, died Tuesday morning at St. Edward's Hospital, of typhoid fever. He leaves a wife and resided at 1742 Ekin Avenue. He was a member of New Albany Lodge of Masons. His business was that of a plumber.
Russia Cook, the two year old daughter of Elbert Cook, died Sunday at his home on Tuley Street.
Samuel R. Dudley, the eight months old son of Louis A. Dudley, died Sunday at his home, 712 Upper Fifth Street.
A little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Haley, 408 Culbertson avenue, died Sunday.
The remains of Margaret Bowling, who died Saturday at her home in Louisville, were taken this morning to Harrison county for interment. She was eighty years old.
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