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January 6, 1926
Dr. Kennedy performed an operation on M. Chester last week and he is getting
along as well as could be expected. The operation was delicate one and owing to
Mr. Chesters' advanced age, the outcome is doubtful.
Dorris Fulcher of Bidwell was shot and slightly wounded by Harry Calderwood last
Christmas night. They attended a dance at Adel, where the shooting occurred. Too
much moonshine is said to have been the cause of the shooting. Some of the young
men in Modoc should take due notice and govern themselves accordingly.
The community property law was decided to be unconstitutional last Monday, and
it will be cancelled.
At Alturas, Cal., Jan. 3, 1926, Miss Leone Berthiume to Benjamin Cambron; both
of Eagleville, Cal. The Record extends hearty congratulations.
Miss Edna Bonner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Bonner of Alturas, was married
to Ernest Brown, of Reno, on December 12th, 1925. Both are students of the
University of Nevada and are very popular and their many friends wish them
Walter Hussa, John Reynolds and Ira Darst were over at Alturas last Sunday and
when they returned we inquired their business over there? Ira said that he went
over to get a job as Linesman on a wireless telephone line, and the other two
told us to go to that place that Sherman said war was. So you see what we are up
against in trying to get the news.
January 13, 1926
In Paradise Valley, Nevada, the people are somewhat disturbed over the
appearance there of many thousands of robins, which, they claim never before
arrived there till the latter part of February, and the people are predicting an
early spring and scarcity of water. They will have correct data about it along
Mrs. Fulton Heard and Mrs. George Warrens of Lake City have both been undergoing
a siege of the flu; but are now improving.
Mrs. G. F. Arthur, of New Pine Creek arrived here this week on a visit to her
aged mother, Mrs. Beebe, and her son Alfred Sweet.
Mrs. Dora Drouillard, of this place received a message last week from Mr. and
Mrs. H. K. Shaw, stating that their eldest daughter, Essie Shaw-Barthall, aged
23 years, died January 6, at Lewiston, Idaho, where her parents have lived for
the past sixteen years.
The report reached here few days ago, A. B. Hughes, an old time resident of this
place, had died at Sabastopol, Sonoma County. His many old time friends regret
to hear of his passing.
January 20, 1926
W. A. Heard is always telling some one to drive carefully. Last Thursday evening
on his way to the High School, and there seemed to be just enough snow to play
tricks and he was not exceeding 35 miles per hour, the rear wheel decided. The
front wheels stayed ahead and the back wheels went clean around them and the car
laid over on it's side in a snow bank. Not a thing was hurt not even the paint;
but the driver looked foolish and natural as he climbed out of the window.
Near Cedarville, Cal., Jan. 14, 1926, to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Benner, a ten-pound
At Lake City, Cal., Jan. 13, 1926, to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Toney, a daughter -
Mary Kathleen Toney.
Mr. and Mrs. Covell were here from the south last week, visiting relatives. Mrs.
Covell was formerly Miss Rhea Street.
Wm Stewart of Lake City has been having some trouble with his eyes since having
the flu. It's feared that he may lose the sight of one of them.
While sweeping the floor last Thursday, Mrs. Willie Royce fainted and fell on a
heating stove, burning her right arm and the right side of her head severely.
In San Jose, cal., Jan. 11, 1926, Lawrence Fee, of Fort Bidwell and Miss Edna
Russell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Russell, formerly of the place.
January 27, 1926
Mrs. Rose Daniels, of Klamath Falls, is here visiting her sister, Mrs. Dora
Drouillard this week.
Johnny Estes, one of the pioneer residents of Modoc, died at Oakland last week.
While butchering a beef last Saturday a pole fell on the head of I. S. Brown,
injuring him so that he has been unconscious ever since and his condition is
considered very grave. Later - Mr. Brown died this morning.
Mrs. Pete Laxague, who was formerly a resident of this place, died in France
about two weeks ago. She was a most estimable lady and her many friends regret