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Amanuensis Monday: Wilhelm Jonas Naturalization Record

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United States of America

State of Illinois,

Cook County

Pleas, before the honorable EW Burke one of the Judges of the Circuit Court of Cook County, at a term thereof begun and held at Chicago, in said county and state, on the third Monday (being the 15th day) of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred 4and the Independence of the United States the one hundred 19th.

Present, Honorable EW Burke one of the Judges of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Jacob J. Kern States Attorney,

James H. Gilbert Sheriff.

Attest Frank J Gaulter clerk,

On the 23d day of October A.D. 1894, being one of the days aforesaid, came Wilhelm Jonas an alien, into court, and applied to be admitted as a naturalized citizen of the United States, and it having appeared to the satisfaction of the Court that the said applicant has resided within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the United States, for and during the full term of five years last past, and one year and upward immediately proceeding date hereof, in the State of Illinois, and that during said term of five years he has sustained a good moral character, and appeared to be attached to to the principle contained in the Constitution of the United States, as well disposed to the good order, well being, and happiness of the same, and two years and upwards have elapsed since the said applicant filed the declaration of his intention to become a citizen of the United States, according to the provisions of the several Acts of Congress heretofore passed on that subject; and he having now here, in open Court, taken and subscribed the oath required by those laws to support the Constitution of the United States, and to renounce and abjure all allegiances and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty whatever, and more particularly all allegiance which he may in anywise owe to Emperor of Germany whereof he was heretofore a subject.

It is Therefore Ordered and Adjudge, by the Court, that the said Wilhelm Jonas be, and he is hereby admitted to all and singular the rights, privileges and immunities of a naturalized citizen of the United States, and that the same be certified by the Clerk of this Court, under the seal of said Court accordingly.

Amanuensis Monday: Girl Ends Her Life

GIRL ENDS HER LIFE

While Despondent She Takes Carbolic Acid.

Chicago, July 11. _ Despondency over  a love affair is believed by the police to have caused Martha Jonas, 17 years old, 3248 Winnemac avenue, to swallow carbolic acid at her home early today.

She died at Ravenswood hospital at noon.

The girl was found unconscious in her bedroom at 1:45 o’clock this morning by her sister, Miss Augusta Jonas, who called the Summerdale police. They took her to the Ravenswood hospital. A bottle which had contained the poison is said to have been found in the room.

The girl was resuscitated at the hospital and policemen sought to learn why she had taken the poison, but she refused to talk about her act.

Miss Augusta Jonas said that her sister had not complained of being ill. She told the police the girl has been receiving attention from a young man and this led to the belief that she took the poison while despondent over a love affair.

Article from http://www.genealogybank.com/

Date: 1911-07-12; Paper: Morning Star

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