Arch. Fuller was suffering from an attack of erysipelas.
Miss Mary E. Driscoll was recovering from a protracted illness.
Hervey Kenney had just returned from a hunting trip up in Michigan.
The report was the mild winter was damaging the wheat.
The editor was having a lot of sport with Bill Sigler about the band. Perhaps some of our older citizens can tell us what it was all about.
Ed. Curtis was quite badly hurt when a horse he was shoeing struck him with his fore feet.
The Home Manufacturing Company plant was busy getting ready to open for business and the paper stated that the following men were busy getting the work in shape: J. F. Nutt and Theron Halsted at forges, John Frazier and Crip Jones in the wagon department, and Daniel Fry and E.B. Ashton arranging machinery.
Mrs. Oliver Fuller, residing west of town passed away on Tuesday of that week. Her disease was consumption.
A German, living near Beecher, was instantly killed when he fell on a couple of knives he had in his hand. He went to get into a wagon and fell on the knives, one of them piercing his heart.
A little son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas Hoevet, living just over the state line in Illinois, met instant death a few days before. The child was sent to the house by the father and when the little fellow entered the house he saw other children playing with a towel suspended from a hook. He stuck his head into the towel and was thrown in such a manner that his neck was broken.
The West Creek Grange had elected the following officers for the year:
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