P. McCondelle died in the county hospital after falling from a Blue Island Avenue cable car. On the same page the death of a 62 year old man named Leonard (is this his first name? his last name?) also died unexpectedly. Advertisements
I found it interesting that news from Batavia (roughly 30 miles west of Chicago) was reported in the Chicago Daily News via Elgin Illinois. It’s a reminder to thoroughly search ALL the newspapers in a wider geographic area when I’m on the trail of an elusive ancestor.
John Fitzgerald died of pneumonia in Idaho as reported on page 2 of the December 15, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News. More deaths were chronicled on page 6 of the same paper; Julia Beattie (nee Hogan), John Bermingham, Josie Brown, Mary Ann Cahl (nee Slattery), John Patrick Coan, Marrio Cuneo, Adolph James Dittenhoefer,…
A 32 year old woman died of alcoholism at the county hospital according to the front page of the December 20, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News:
The following tiny article from the December 20, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News made me cringe. Those poor animals!
“Prominent business and professional men from all parts of Chicago and from several other cities were present” at the funeral of John Worthy according to this article from the December 15, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News:
26 marriage licenses were issued recently in the city of Chicago. The December 10, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News listed the names of the soon-to-be-married on page two:
John Glader and Mrs. Louise Haase found love late in life as reported on page 1 of the December 10, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News.
The young woman found lying in the shadows near Austin Avenue and Elizabeth Street was likely to die of carbolic acid poisoning. According to the December 10, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News, Agnes Sorgan “drank its contents with suicidal intent”.
Ida Schultz was killed and her brother Edward was injured when they were struck by a Burlington freight train according to the article below which appeared in the December 10, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News.