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Death Of Ex-justice Crane

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The death of John G. Crane occurred it the home of his son, Charles H. Jrane, 415 Congreps et., Ypsilanti, Friday moruing, the canse of death heng heart trouble. The deoeased was ?4 years of age, and had been suffering n bealtb ever since a stroke of paralasis carne on some three years ago. About that time he moved back to Ypsiauti from Carleton, Mioh., where he jad resided for some time. The death of Mr. Crane brings back ecolleccious of the old liqnor war in 874, when he was a justice of the )eaoe and Mayor Soyder was adminis;eriug the aö'airs of Ypsilanti. Mayor Snyder, in his warfare on the saloons, causad tlie greatest excitement and he succeeded in having nearly every one of ;he keepers bouud over to the cironit conrt. The reoords in the justice couit were necessary to be filed iu the oironit conrt to iusnre the convictiou of the offenders, and une uigut sotnebody )roke iüto Justioe Craue's office, stole lis books and papers and, after sis months of diligent search, they were 'ound snnk in the river. The offender was never discovered.


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