The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, August 3, 1905
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          Walking around in his usual health on Sunday morning, Frank Honey, fifty-seven, of St. Paul, dropped dead in the Lawless livery stable in that city at nine o'clock as the result of an attack of heart trouble, which has been augmented by excessive drinking.
          Mr. Honey has not been employed for some time but had considerable money which had been left him from an estate.  He drew about $25 on Saturday but when his death occurred only a few cents were found on his person.  The unfortunate man had spent the morning in walking around town and conversing with his acquaintances and stopped at the Lawless livery barn to pass a few minutes talking with  Lew Whittaker, an employ of the barn.
          While sitting on a bench after looking over the horses and conversing with Mr. Whittaker in regard to them, Mr. Honey suddenly fell back and before aid could be summoned by Mr. Whittaker, he expired.  Dr. Francis M. Howard  arrived on the scene shortly, but his services were only needed to pronounce that life had passed from the body.
          The deceased man leaves no near relatives, his wife having died several years ago.  The body was placed in charge of  D. B. Wilson & Son, of this city and interment was made Monday at Moscow, where the deceased had a number of distant relatives.  Coroner Bass was called and went to St. Paul Sunday afternoon.  His verdict will be that death resulted from heart trouble.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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