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Found Dead By The Roadside

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Tuesday morning, the body of Henry Wright, a colored man, forty-eight years of age, was found by the roadside on the Geddesburg road near this city. When found, he was lyingon his face, and bad evidently been dead for some time. At a coroner's inquest it was found that he had died in a convulsión incident upon an advanced stage of Brights disease. He had evidently been on his way home from his work Alonday evening when he was seized with the convulsión, rolled down the embankment by the roadside, and died. He had engaged to work for ex-supervisor' Poster, Tuesday, corn planting and had no premonitions of the near approach of death. The coroner's jury renc'eied a verdict in accordance with the facts stated.