Ebert Dawson in Critical Condition.
The Clarksburg Telegram., July 08, 1904
The many friends of W. Ebert Dawson, the proprietor of the Palace Barber shop, on Pike street, are very much concerned over his serious condition.
He lies critically ill at the Harrison County Hospital, where he has been for the past two weeks. Complications have set in and the gravest of fears are being entertained about his recovery.
MANY ATTENDED FUNERAL
Of the Late W. Ebert Dawson, Which Took Place From Late Residence Sunday Afternoon, Under Auspices of Clarksburg Elks.
The Clarksburg Telegram., July 15, 1904
The funeral of the late W. Ebert Dawson, which took place from the late residence on West Pike Street Sunday afternoon, was attended by a large number of sorrowing friends and acquaintances of the deceased. The funeral was under the auspices of Clarksburg Lodge No. 482, B. P. O. Elks, of which the deceased was a member.
Services were conducted at the residence at 4 o’clock by the Rev. S. K. Arbuthnot, pastor of Goff M. E. Church. The lodge of Elks formed at their lodge rooms on Third street and marched in a body to the house where they formed with the funeral procession and marched to the grave at the I. O. O. F. cemetery. The pall bearers were Clay Ogen, Ed Bassell, W. H. Lewis, Duncan Boughner, Roy Alexander and Arthur Parsons.
At the grave the impressive and beautiful funeral ritual of the Elks Lodge was conducted by the officers and members of the lodge. The floral tributes were handsome. A beautiful design of a clock with the dial hands, pointing to the hour of 11 was given by the Clarksburg Lodge of Elks. A large and handsome floral design was given by the fishing club of which the deceased was a leading spirit.