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"Hon. J. R. Gordon died yesterday afternoon at his residence on East Washington Street, at 1:15 o1clock, of pneumonia. His illness began April 26, the date of the Democratic State convention at Indianapolis, where he contracted a severe cold which settled on [sic] his lungs from which he never rallied. He was conscious to the last but for twenty-four hours previous to his death had been gradually sinking. The funeral will occur tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the family residence where short services will be conducted by Elder O. P. Badger. Interment is Forest Hill..." "...Mr. Gordon was a good citizen and a model man. The Masonic Lodge and D. K. E. fraternity of which he was a member will have charge of the funeral services. The widow and relatives have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement."

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