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Young Woman State Office Worker Dies

Mrs. Hulda Mason, 24, died at her home in Jefferson City, Sunday, after a week's illness of influenza. Mrs. Mason was an employee in the old age assistance department of the state auditor's office, and was a native of Fulton, where funeral services will be conducted this afternoon. She is survived by her husband, W. W. Mason, to whom she was married six months ago, and her parents, Rev. and and Mrs. O. F. Hadner, of Fulton.

Woman Dies From Injury By Taxi-Cab Second Victim of Local Driver Succumbs to Injuries 60 Days After Accident- Driver Given Prison Term Last Saturday Elvin Bryan Given Manslaughter Sentence When Pleaded Guilty; Has Begun Prison Term

Mrs. Justine Fischer, 60, of 221 East Ashley street, the second victim of a taxi-cab's plunge through a group of women walking home from church last November 22, died at St. Mary's hospital last night—two days after the driver of the cab had been sentenced to eight years in prison in connection with the death of her companion. Mrs. Fischer, who had been in an unconscious condition since Christmas, died at 6:40 o'clock. Physicians said her death was caused by a concussion and brain injury received when struck by the car. Her death—the city's first automobile fatality of 1937—occurred as Elvin (Peanut) Bryan, 24, began serving his sentence in the state prison alter pleading guilty before Judge Nike G. Sevier Saturday to a charge of manslaughter in the death of Mrs. Henry Weibel Mrs. Fischer, and Mrs. Weibel were struck by the taxicab at the intersection o£ Broadway and High streets shortly after they left the St. Peter's church. Mrs. Weibel died of shock at the hospital where she was taken suffering from fractures of her left leg.

The taxi cab driven by Bryan narrowly escaped hitting several other women witnesses told police. Bryan was arrested shortly after the accident and in a statement given police admitted he had taken a few drinks before his cab struck the two women.

Mrs., Fischer was born May 6, 1876 at Westphalia the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stradkoetter. While still a young girl, she moved with her parents to Jefferson City and had lived here since. She was married to Frank Fischer, n tailor, 33 years ago.

Mrs. Fischer, a lifelong Catholic, is survived by her husband and three children, Edmond, Nadine, and Elliott, all of the home. Also surviving are her aged mother, Mrs. Mary Stradkoetter, a brother, Joe Stradkoetter, and a sister, Miss Betty Stradkoetter. Funeral services will be hold at St Peter's Church Thursday morning.
Burial will be in Resurrection cemetery
Daily Capital News | Jefferson City, Missouri | Tuesday, January 26, 1937 transcribed by: Janice Rice - 2009


Name of Deceased: Louis McClellan Miller
Newspaper: The Jefferson City Daily Capital News
Date: June 25, 1957
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Louis McClellan Miller, 72, of 621 Clark Ave., a retired machinist for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, died early Sunday morning at the Missouri Pacific Hospital in St. Louis.  He had been ill six months.  He was born Oct. 11, 1885 at Brumley, Mo., the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Miller.  He married Miss Elizabeth Hickmam in 1912 in Jefferson City.  She died 13 years ago.  Mr. Miller is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Franken of Jefferson City and Mrs. William Toebben, also of Jefferson City; a son, Emerald Miller of Lemon Grove, Calif.; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. T. S. Long and Mrs. Bill Davis, both of Brumley; and two brothers, H. S. Miller and Adrian Miller, also of Brumley.  He was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Church.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete.  Mr. Miller worked for the Missouri Pacific over 50 years and also had been a resident of the city more than 50 years.
 


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