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Israel Hall Has Passed Away

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On Tuesday evening at 5 o'clock, Israel Hall, aged 75 years, died at his residence on Washtenaw-ave., of general debility, after having passed the last few ïnonths of his life in great suffering. Mr. Hall was bom in the Green Mountains of Vermont, and was left aa orphan, without brother or sister, when but ten years of age. From that time until the day of his death, Mr. Hall was dependent upon his own resources, and the property that he amassed and his success in hia business ventures places his name on the roll of successful selfmade men. Mr. Hall was engaged in the hardware business at Syracuse, N. Y., for a number of years. In 1857 he removed to Toledo, Ohio, where he became engaged in the nursery business, being known for years as the largest uurseryman in the West. After spending twelve years in Toledo, he moved to Ann Arbor and has spent his declining years in rest and travel. By the death of Mr. Hall, the city loses one of its most respected citizens, who with wealth at his command has been a true philanthropist, always ready to aid the poor and respond to a cali from the suffering. After the recent catastrophe at Johnstown, Mr. Hall was the first to respond to a cali for help for the sufferere by The Register, and sent his check for $100. He leaves a widow and six children, Eugene B. and Louis P. Hall, of this city; Charles A. Hall, of Murphy, N. C; Mrs. Mary Dubois and Mrs. Louis H. Walker, of this city, and Mrs. S. C. Eastman, of Chicago. All the family were present at the time of his death. The funeral is to be held at the family residence on Washtenaw-ave., at six o'clock this evening. The services at the house will be public, but the burial service will be private.


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