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Tragedy On Lake Monona

There were occasional tragedies. The first year one of the girls in Slightham’s dining hall was scalded by boiling water.

On July 26, 1900, Jennie Rupp, Fannie Dunn, and Nellie Dunn were being rowed back to Madison by Alexius Baas at 11 p.m. when their rowboat was struck by one of the lake steamers, the Tonyawatha, and the four were thrown into t he water. Jennie Rupp drowned. “Lex,” the oarsman, saved both of the Dunn sisters.

He claimed he did not see any lights on the Tonyawatha; crew members insisted the lights had been on.

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Rev. Edward L. Buckner Dies After Being Shot Near His Home

Rev. Edward L. Buckner, of Zalma, died last Friday morning at the Cape hospital where he had been taken for an operation after being shot by an unknown person near his home Thanksgiving morning.
He was but a short distance from his home when the shots were fired at him with a shot gun.

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Distressing Suicide

A Woman Drowns Herself in a Well

Hearing rumors this morning that a woman had drowned herself in a well near Hamacher’s Hotel, we set out to investigate them, and ascertained the following the facts:

Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Johanna Janeck, a German woman some 85 years old, wife of Mr. Gustav Janeck, for more than a dozen years employed in Mr. Darwin Clark’s Cabinet and Furniture establishment, and for some time foreman of the shop, went to visit Mrs. Lang, who lives in the first ward, about a block south of Nolden’s Hall, near the edge of the flat north of the depot.

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We remember you...

In Memoriam
Frank J MULLEN23 JUN 1911
Ella ETHERIDGE24 JUN 1996
Harvey Daniel KUBIAK24 JUN 2000
John Martin GALLAGHER25 JUN 1886
Michael COLLENTINE25 JUN 1932
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Frank J MULLEN

Birth: 11 APR 1865
Death: 23 JUN 1911
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Ella ETHERIDGE

Birth: 25 AUG 1904
Death: 24 JUN 1996
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Harvey Daniel KUBIAK

Birth: 16 JUL 1922
Death: 24 JUN 2000
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John Martin GALLAGHER

Birth: 13 AUG 1851
Death: 25 JUN 1886
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Michael COLLENTINE

Birth: 12 OCT 1870
Death: 25 JUN 1932
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Elizabeth Ann CROWLEY

Birth: MAR 1857
Death: JUN 1928
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