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Died Very Suddenly

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Edward Hanser, an old Germán wbo for eight years past has been employee at the Arlingtou house and St. James hotel as night clerk, died very suddenly between the hours of Í2 and 5 o'cloci yesterday moruing. He had sufferec from au attaok of dyseutery for a day or two previous to bis death, but was feeling qnite well Wednesday uight a 10 o'clook when Mr. Millard, proprie tor of the Arlington, offered to close up the house for the uight for hiru, bul was told to go to bed as he (Hanser) was all rigbt. At 11 o'clook B. C. Millard, sod of the proprietor, made Hanser tbe same offer to close np the house, but his services were also refused At 12:15 a. ui. Mr. Millard beard the old man conducting a guest to his room. At 5 o clock Landlord Millard not hearing Hanser raoving arouud in the kitchen to light the flre as was fais custorn, got np to cal] hiru. Not fiDding him in his room Mr. Millard Kghted the fire and then a nearch of the preruises was made for him. He was found lying partially inside the store room, rigid in death. Dr. W P. Breakey, who was called pronoonced hia death cansed by some form of heart dieease. A coroner's inquest was held at Martin's nndertaking rooms, where the remains had been taken, yesterday afternoon and a verdict of death from natural causes was reudered. Edward Hanser was a qniet moffen - sive old fellow, industrious in his habits, and very obligiug. No one kuows anything about his family, although it is said he has a son in Newark, N. J.