Elisha Rundle & Josephine M. B. Rundle
Licensed Dealers in Wines and Spirits
Licensed Dealers in Colonial Wines
News of 1874
§ DEATHS. MARSSON.—On 21st January, at his late residence, Gasworks Hotel, Brompton, Josiah Marsson, after a long and painful illness, aged 67 years.
§ MARSSON CORONER’S INQUEST.—22nd January.
Official Jury Verdict : — Died from natural causes, accelerated by intemperate habits. We wish to add a rider, that during his illness he received proper treatment.
§ MARSSON FUNERAL.—22nd January.
THE Friends of the late JOSIAH MARSSON are informed that his REMAINS will leave his late residence, Gasworks Hotel, Brompton, for the Hindmarsh Cemetery THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON at 2 o’clock. Jesse WHEATLEY, Undertaker.
§ RUNDLES SOLD OUT. — April
The Rundles have sold out of the Gasworks Hotel. The Supreme Court case left them in an untenable position. They will appeal the verdict but shall not be returning to Brompton.
§ DR. McINTYRE LEAVES HINDMARSH. — 2 July
After three years as doctor for the Oddfellows’ and Foresters’ Masonic Lodges in Hindmarsh, Bowden and Brompton, Dr. Andrew McIntyre has left the area to practice elsewhere.
§ MARSSON WILL, SUPREME COURT CASE. — 14 July
After a long case – the details of which we need not repeat here – not to mention the unsavoury commentary – a retrial was granted. However the parties settled out of court and consequently the case was decided in favour of the Rundles on all issues by the consent of both parties.
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