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Subject: [NY-Old-News] >> Monroe Co., NY Jan 3, 1916 # 1
Rochester, Monroe, NY
Democrat & Chronicle
Mon Jan 3, 1916
FORMER ROCHESTER MAN SAVED
WHEN TORPEDOED LINER GOES TO BOTTOM
(photo of Charles H. Grant)
Charles H. GRANT, son of the late J. Herbert GRANT, former
engineer of Rochester, was a passenger on the Oriental liner Persia,
torpedoed last Thursday with heavy loss of life off the island of
the Mediterranean. __ he and Robert N. McNEELY, American consul at
Aden; it was
said in the dispatches probably were victims of the catastrophe, but
PRIZOR, a brother-in-law, who resides at Medford, Mass., received from
morning a cable message saying that he was safe at Alexandria, Egypt.
Mr. GRANT was educated in the Rochester public schools and worked
several years for Charles BRADY in the leather business. When Mr.
BRADY went to
Boston, Mr. GRANT went with him. That was six years ago. Two years
GRANT took employment in the Boston offices of the Vacuum Oil Company,
Mr. PRIZER, his brother-in-law, is assistant New England manager.
That Mr. GRANT made good in his work appears from the fact that the
company asked him to take charge of its Indian business, with offices
Calcutta. He sailed from New York on December 4th to begin his new
work. After having
spent a week in the London offices, he left Southampton on the Persia
December 18th for Bombay.
Mr. GRANT is about 34 years old. He has many friends in Rochester
close relatives in this city are Mrs. Louis CHAPIN, an aunt, and Mrs.
MARSH, of No. 137 Plymouth avenue south, Mrs. CHAPIN was advised by
yesterday noon that her nephew was safe. His mother, Mrs. J. Herbert
CHAPIN'S sister, now lives at Medford, Mass.
Mr. GRANT and Mr. McNEELY are supposed to have been the only
the Persia. The death of either because of the submarine attack was
to result again in strained relations between this country and the
JOHN H. HOLMAN
Geneva, Jan. 2 - The death of John H. HOLMAN, aged 89 years,
Friday night in his home in Elm street, Mr. HOLMAN came to Geneva in
the spring of
1855. For several years he was employed in the Skilton hardware store,
Nester block where the Woodbury store is now located. Later he engaged
flour and feed business in Castle street and continued in business
obliged to retire on account of failing health.
He was a member of the First Methodist Church from where the
be held at 3 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon with Rev. Ralph S. CUSHMAN
officiating and interment will be made in Glenwood cemetery. He leaves
Miss Jane HOLMAN, a teacher in the High School of this city and one
Frances BISHOP, of Waterloo.
MRS. SARAH A. WATTS
Canandaigua, Jan. 2 - The death of Mrs. Sarah A. WATTS occurred in
home of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence R. HALl, about three and a half
northwest of this city, at 8:30 o'clock last night. Mrs. WATTS was 6_
years old. She
leaves a daughter, Mrs. Clarence R. HALL, of the town of Canandaigua;
Ernest WATTS, ornithologist at the aviary of Mrs. F. F. THOMPSON here;
sisters, Mrs. Eliza HAMMOND, of Churchville, and Mrs. William H.
HOFFMAN of this
city, and three brothers, George EMBLING and Edmund EMBLING, both of
Churchville, and William EMBLING, of this city. There will be brief
services in the home
of Mrs. Clarence R. HALL Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and the
2:30 o'clock that afternoon from the chapel in Woodlawn cemetery, with
C_y L. MORRILL, pastor of the local Presbyterian Church officiating.
O'BRIEN - McNAMARA
Geneva, Jan. 2 - The first wedding of the New Year took place in
Francis De Sales Church at high noon yesterday when Miss Anna McNARA,
Mr. and Mrs. James McNAMARA, of North Exchange street, was married to
O'BRIEN, of Ilion, N. Y. The ceremony was performed by Very Rev.
McDONALD, rector of the church. The bride was attended by her sister,
Elizabeth McNAMARA and George KRUGE, of Poughkeepsie, was best man.
Mr. and Mrs.
O'BRIEN will live in Roselle Park, N. J., where Mr. O'BRIEN is
superintendent of schools.
PRESIDENT POWELL IMPROVING
Geneva, Jan. 2 - A report from the home of President POWELL, who
stricken with a fainting spell in Seneca street yesterday afternoon
when on his way
home, was that the president was resting comfortably with no serious
It was stated that the cause of Dr. POWELL'S condition was due to
which consumed his time during the Christmas vacation. Dr. POWELL is
confined to his bed but his condition is thought to be steadily
MISS JANE KINTER
One of the Oldest Residents of the County Dies in Pittsford.
Pittsford, Jan. 2 - The death Friday of Miss Jane KINTER removed
the oldest residents of this vicinity. She was born on the farm where
all but the last few days of her life, a little more than ninety-three
ago. She was one of the eleven children of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
KINTER, and was
the last one of the family. She has been remarkably active for one so
advanced in years and continued to drive down to the village alone, a
three miles. A week ago she was found lying on the floor in her cellar
removed to a hospital, as she lived alone in the farm home.
She leaves only nephews and a niece, Wirt MATTHEWS, of Pittsford;
TILLOTSON, of Oregon; Eugene and Elizabeth KINTER, of Bronson, Mich.,
Ernest RUSSELL, of Ohio; three grandnephews, Archer MATTHEW, of
MATTHEWS, of Perinton and Irving MATTHEWS, of Rochester.
MRS. DELOS BENEDICT
Chili Station, Jan. 2 - Mrs. Emma BENEDICT, wife of Delos BENEDICT,
the best known residents of this vicinity, died in the family home on
Bogardus road, one and one-half miles west of this village, to-day
illness of many months' duration. She was born in the town of Webster
years ago, and since her marriage had lived on the farm where she
her husband, she leaves five sons, Ward, Norman, Henry, Earl and Glenn
BENEDICT, and one daughter, Mrs. Cora BALDWIN, of this village. The
funeral will be
held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home.
ANNOUNCES TWO ENGAGEMENTS
Wolcott, Jan. 2 - On New Year's eve, Mrs. Charles Henry GRAVES,
the engagements of her cousins, Miss Mary TILLAPAUGH, to Arnold J.
Fulton, and Miss Zaida TILLAPAUGH, to Leonard R. STILLSON, of Detroit,
Michigan. At 6 o'clock dinner was served to ten girl friends. The
table had a
centerpiece of red carnations and to each carnation was attached the
announcement card, with red ribbons leading to each plate.
M. HENRY ROBERTS DIES
Hotel Clerk 83 Years Old - Lived in Chicago Many Years
M. Henry ROBERTS, clerk at the Osburn House for several years, died
Saturday night at the Homeopathic Hospital after an illness of three
days. He was
83 years old. His home was in Henrietta. His father, Martin ROBERTS,
member of the Assembly and his grandfather, Martin ROBERTS, was a
soldier in the
Mr. ROBERTS was born November 8, 1832, in Henrietta, but lived for
years in Chicago. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Maude A. PIERCE, of
Chicago; a son,
Frank ROBERTS, and a brother, George M. C. ROBERTS, the latter of
The funeral will take place to-morrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock
home of the brother. Interment will be made in Maplewood cemetery.
Mrs. Catherine WOLF LECKINGER, widow of Jacob LECKINGER, died early
yesterday morning at her home, No. 63 Lux street. Mrs. LECKINGER was a
member of St. Joseph's Church and a member of the Holy Family Society
Sacred Heart Alter Society. She leaves two sons, Harry and Urban
daughters, Emma and Josephine LECKINGER, Mrs. Richard STRAUB, Mrs.
FERRIS and Sister M. SOPATRA, of the Franciscan Order, Bridesburg,
grandchildren, a brother John WOLF, of Oneida, and a sister, Mrs.
Napoleon NERO died yesterday afternoon at his home, No. 256 1-2
aged 56 years. He leaves his wife, Adeline; two sons, Henry and Edward
one daughter, Mrs. Emma PETERSON; ten grandchildren and three
Frederick and George NERO, of Port Byron, and Edward NERO, of Sodus.
Mrs. Anna KNAPP, widow of Peter KNAPP, died Saturday night at her
No. 454 Child street, aged 71 years. She leaves two daughters, Mrs.
FISCHER and Mrs. John A. MAID; a son, Jacob KNAPP; nine grandchildren,
and a sister in Germany.
Robert MALLOCH, son of Peter and Alma HAWKINS MALLOCH, died
afternoon at the home, No. 291 University avenue, aged 2 months and 22
body was taken to No. 265 North street.
Jesse W. McGAHAN died on Friday in Los Angeles, aged 83 years. He
daughter, Mrs. W. E. HUMELBAUGH, of No. 24 Rundel park, this city.
HIS HOME ENTERED WITH KEY
Ravine Avenue Resident Sees Men Leave His Porch
When John E. FARMAN, of 149 Ravine avenue, went to his home
evening he saw two young men leaving his front porch. The front door
and there was evidence that the room upstairs had been visited, but
had been taken.
H. F. MILLER, of No. 94 Glendale park, thinks he saw the same men
front and back doors, earlier in the evening. They ran away when he
WOMAN COLLAPSES IN STREET
The ambulance of the Homeopathic Hospital was called to No. 51
terrace yesterday morning, when Mrs. Mary ORIEL, 73 years old, of No.
street, had fallen. She was unconscious when taken to the hospital,
believed to have suffered a stroke of apoplexy. Her condition is
BROAD - BRADDOCK
Miss Mildred Grace BRADDOCK was married on Christmas Day to Elbert
the ceremony taking place at the home of Rev. J. J. KENNEDY, of the
Protestant Church, 650 Genesee street. Both bride and groom are from
ROCHESTER MAN UNDER ARREST AT JAMESTOWN
Jamestown, Jan. 2 - Three men accused of having passed counterfeit
bills were arrested in this city. They are Nat__ LITTARI, of
LENORT, of Glen Rock, and Jacob CARLERI, of Glen Rock.
CARLERI is said to have been caught attempting to pass one of the
bills on George HOLLINGER, a bartender, about 10 o'clock last night.
detained, until Patrolman George HARRISON arrived. By means of an
CARLERI was led to tell where the other two men were likely to be.
About 4 o'clock
this morning the police went to the home of Luciana TEDESCO, No. 292
street, and there found them. All now are charged with passing
money, and will be held to await the action of the Federal
CARLERI when arrested had three of the counterfeit bills, and he is
to have confessed that he had passed seventeen in the city during the
men came from Rochester Saturday morning. The other two had twenty of
bills in their possession. TEDESCO was arrested with the others,
carrying a loaded revolver. All were provided with these weapons.
The bills were all of the Benjamin HARRISON issue. LITTARI, said to
principal bad actor, had brushes, pencils and a wax preparation with
had attempted to make the bills passable. Over the $5 sign a wax "20"
been stamped. The word "Five" in the center of the bills had not been
and, provided the storekeepers were not busy, would easily have been
LITTARI, carrying his clothing in his arms, attempted to escape by
door of the house, but was confronted by a policeman armed with a
More than $400 in good money was found on him.
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