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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.
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.
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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|Mary Ann TROTTER||1 JUN 1897|
|Mary CURTIS||1 JUN 1938|
|Howard Robert GALWAY||1 JUN 1964|
|Dorothea M NEWHOUSE||1 JUN 1973|
|Patrick H. CROWLEY||11 JUN 1930|
Mary Ann TROTTERBirth: 22 FEB 1836
Death: 1 JUN 1897
Mary CURTISBirth: 20 AUG 1852
Death: 1 JUN 1938
Howard Robert GALWAYBirth: 14 NOV 1907
Death: 1 JUN 1964
Dorothea M NEWHOUSEBirth: 23 DEC 1883
Death: 1 JUN 1973
Patrick H. CROWLEYBirth: MAR 1873
Death: 11 JUN 1930
Elizabeth Ann CROWLEYBirth: MAR 1857
Death: JUN 1928
|Thomas FLANAGAN||07 JUN|
|Jessie Marie WILLIAMS||08 JUN|
|Terry L WILLIAMS||08 JUN|
|Margaret DAVIS||09 JUN|
|William FARMER||09 JUN|
|Harold Francis ETHRIDGE||11 JUN|
|Christopher James STEVENS||11 JUN|
|Mary Catherine COLLENTINE||12 JUN|
|Carol Irene DORAN||12 JUN|
|Anthony Albert RUPP||13 JUN|
|Anna HAGARY||15 JUN|
|Lincoln James BRYSON||17 JUN|
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Betsy G TROTTER
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Katherine Evangeline MCGILLIGAN
| James Eugene STEVENS and|
Elizabeth Jean MCGILLIGAN
| Marwein Glenn HOLDERMAN and|
| Edwin Richard STAUFFACHER and|
Ida Rose MEYER
| George Anton SCHAUB and|
Jane Elizabeth DORAN
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