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 - AUTO FUNERAL FOR CHAUFFEUR. First Procession of...
AUTO FUNERAL FOR CHAUFFEUR. First Procession of Its Kind in This City Will Follow Body of William William Pruytt. Chicago will witness its first auto funeral tomorrow afternoon,. when Wilbur Pruyn, fio) Thirtieth street, a chauffeur. will be buried. Pruyn Is said to have been the first chauffeur to operate a taxicab in this city. The Illinois chauffeurs union decided to have an auto funeral. Every vehicle, including the hearse, will be an automobile. The funeral will be held from Ludlow's undertaking rooms, Grand boulevard and Forty-seventh Forty-seventh Forty-seventh street. Barial will be 14 Oalvivoos.

Clipped from Chicago Tribune14 Jan 1909, ThuPage 1

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois)14 Jan 1909, ThuPage 1
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