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Wednesday July 2, 1924
May Have Been Hurt
George Weilmunster and little son were down from Lake City Saturday evening, and
Mr. Weilmunster informed us that while riding at Benton Meadows, near Davis
Creek, he found a bay mare running loose on the range, with a saddle on and a
rope around her neck. She had evidently been running on the range in that
condition for a week or more, and had been seen by others. He caught the animal
and removed the rope and saddle, which can be seen for identification at his
home above Lake City. The mare was branded with an H on the right shoulder and
what looks like an open A on the left shoulder, and she had been raised by Mr.
H. Hobbs, of this place. Whether some accident has occurred to the rider is not
known, and we have not heard of any one missing and no inquiry has been made for
the animal. Alturas papers note the above, or it may be that some one has been
George H. Morgan Passes
George H. Morgan, one of the old time residents of this place, died suddenly at
Eagleville on June 24th, at the age of 69 years. He was a native of Ohio and
came to this valley 48 years ago and lived here continuously since. Shortly
after his arrival here he was married to Miss Mary Parman, and to them were born
nine children, of whom four boys survive him, Earnest, Harry, Clay and Raymond.
In 1908, he was married to Mrs. Agnes Addington, who proceeded him to the great
beyond. He was a man well liked by all who knew him honest and energetic, a good
neighbor and friend. The record joins his many friends in tendering in sincere
sympathy to the bereaved ones.
E. M. Wilson well known accountant was badly injured in an auto accident at
Medford some days ago and his mother and sister Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Nettie B.
Harris of Adin left at once for that place on receipt of the sad news.
In Susanville, Cal., Mr. Robert Maxwell and Miss Edith Minto, both of Westwood,
where Miss Minto taught school the past year and Mr. Maxwell is connected the
Westwood Garage. Shortly afterwards, Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell left for Lake Tahoe.
At present they are visiting at Eagleville but will reside in Westwood for the
At Lake City, June 18, 1924, to Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Strief, a son, James Samuel
Mr. Jesse Parman, who was operated on by Dr. Kennedy a couple of weeks ago, is
reported as getting along nicely.
Wednesday July 9, 1924
Mrs. Jillette, sister of Mrs. W. H. Hussa arrived here last week on a visit.
(Should be Gillette)
At Salmon, Idaho, at the Methodist parsonage at eight o'clock Friday night the
glad marriage of Samuel R. Darst and Miss Myrtle Gatzman, both of this city,
Rev. George R. Archer performing the sacred vows. Attending the ceremony were
many friends and relatives of the bride including the parents Mr. and Mrs. John
Gatzman, and highly esteemed residents of their ranch ten miles south of this
city. Mr. and Mrs. Axel Buerson signed as witness of the certificate.
Fred M. Martin of Bidwell is reported critically ill with typhoid fever.
Wednesday July 16, 1924
Dan Devaney was pretty badly bruised up last Monday by a refractory horse that
objected to being ridden. However, Dan is able to be around, although very sore.
Mr. and Mrs. Price Boyd of Winnemucca arrived in Surprise Valley last week on a
visit to Mrs. Boyd's mother, Mrs. Mary Connolly of Eagleville and will remain
The marriage of Miss Jennie Foskett and William Chase, former residents of this
place, at San Jose recently has been announced. Their many friends extend best
congratulations and wish them unbounded joy and prosperity.
Wednesday July 23, 1924
Mrs. Jesse Strotts received the sad news Sunday of the death of her mother,
which occurred at Ponnca City, Oklahoma.
Wednesday July 30, 1924
Harry Cook, one of our prominent stockmen and farmers died suddenly at his home
near Eagleville this morning.
Passed Away At Berkeley
Peter Peterson one of the early settlers of this valley and for many years a
resident of Fort Bidwell, died at Berkeley last Friday and his remains were
brought to Bidwell Saturday and Monday were interred in the Bidwell cemetery. He
has been in ill health for a number of years, and died at the age of eighty four
years, leaving a number of children to mourn his loss, to whom the entire
community extend profound sympathy. His obituary will be published next week.
Miss Opal Reynolds of Westwood and Miss Dorothy Rinehart were callers at the
record office Wednesday. Miss Reynolds spent her vacation with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Enoch Reynolds, of Lake City and returned to Westwood Thursday.
Last Thursday night Sheriff Sharp and deputies came over here and arrested Frank
Page for violating the Volstead Act. He was taken to Alturas and later on
released under a $1000 bond.
Dr. Kennedy performed tonsil operations on the following during the past two
weeks: Mrs. Floyd Stimers, three children of Mrs. Kate Gooch, the little son of
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dollarhide, Mrs. Bert Simson and Harry Wilson. The patients
are all doing nicely.