THE LATE C. M. FOOTE.
On July 16 Charles M. Foote died at Minneapolis, Minn., in the fiftieth year of his age, from disense of the heart. Mr. Foote was born in Herkimer county, N. Y., and came to Minneapolis twenty-one years ago, where he engaged in the map publishing business —a line in which he was very successful. Mr. Foote was an active promoter of all that benefited the city of his adoption,and was so thoroughly popular among, and respected by his fellow citizens that he could have been elected to any office. He kept out of politics, however, and the only public position lx? ever held was that of water works commissioner of the city. Mr. Foote, it may be noticed, was chiefly instrument al in bringing the convention of the American W a ter Works association to Minneapolis in 1894. The de ceased gentleman, who is survived by his widow (born, MiHs Emma J. Waldron, of Ouba, N. Y., whom he married in July, 1872) ami a son, was greatly respected and beloved by all who knew him. His funeral, which took place from the church of the Redeemer, was attended by large delegations of Masons, Elks, Knights of Pythias, and other societies from all