--Mrs. T. S. Kilgore died at her home in Lyle township, July 24th--aged 63 years. She was the widow of the late Timothy S. Kilgore, who died Christmas last.
--Died, in Lyle, May 11, 1881, Mrs. Eliza Parmenter, aged 67 years, widow of the late Mason Parmenter, who died four years ago. The parents and children were reared in New York state, the family moving to Madison, Wisconsin, in 1855, and to Austin in 1858. The oldest son died in the army during the rebellion.
Four children survive, James, John E., Mason J., and Sarah, all of whom were present at their mother's death. She was in former years a consistent and worthy member of the Baptist church.
One day, about three weeks ago, a tramp giving his name as "Jack O'Donald," together with several other tramps, attempted to "go through" Olson's saloon, at Lyle, in this county. A young man boarding at Olson's, at the moment when he thought the bulldozing had gone far enough, pulled out his revolver and fired at "Jack," one of the leaders of the mob.
TRODLER-- At his residence in Lyle, Mr. John Trodler, aged 53 years. His family have the sympathy of a large circle of friends.
FUNERAL OBSEQUIES.-- The funeral of Willie-- son of J. C. Dearbon (sic)-- was held at the Minnereka School House, on Thursday last. Rev. Nelson Wilder officiated.
Thy son has left this world of care--
His feet have climbed the golden stair.
ROLPH. – In Lyle township, August 23d, 1868, Mrs. Ann Rolph, Aged 22 years.
WATKINS. – In Cedar City, August 28th, 1868, Louelly, daughter of Mr. E. and Mrs. F. Watkins—Aged 10 months, 21 days.
In Lyle township, Mower county, Minn., August 10th, 1868, Mr. William Dearborn, aged 35 years.
-The Dubuque Herald recently sent out letters of inquiry to all the principal towns in the state concerning the workings of the prohibitory law, and in its Sunday issue printed several columns of replies.
The following is the report sent in from Osage:
Orley Vaughn, one of the oldest residents of Mona, died from heart trouble at his home Friday morning at 6 o'clock. His remains were laid to rest in the Mona cemetery Tuesday. The many friends extend their heartfelt sympathy.
The funeral of Erick Westrum, who passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Simon Myhre, last Wednesday, was held at the local church Saturday afternoon with the pastor, Rev. O. M. Langehough officiating. Interment was made in the Pleasant Hill cemetery.
A HORRIBLE DEATH- Again it is it the sad duty to chronicle another fearful death through the influence of King Alcohol.
A person by the name Andrew Peterson Broolog, who is well known in this vicinity, and a man of considerable note before this demon, through human machinations, ruined him.
Mona is waking up from its long sleep. She begins to feel the inspiring influence of the new railroad connection. Mr. J. P. Farley, Esq., is an extensive landholder in this vicinity. He says the M. & N. W. will locate their principal buildings there, and he has offered to build them, at his own expense. This offer he thinks they will accept.
Mr. Hubbard of this city has opened business there, and his hopes of success are flattering. He is already crowded with business.
Death of Thorwald Irgens
Thorwald Irgens, a respected resident of Grand Rapids during the past 13 years died at St. Mary's hospital in Duluth on Monday morning last. The deceased had been ailing but a few days, and the attending physician pronounced his trouble to be appendicitis. He was operated upon at the Duluth hospital with fatal results.
The remains were brought to Grand Rapids for interment. Funeral services were conducted under the auspices of the Masonic fraternity on Wednesday afternoon.
THE DEATH OF A PIONEER.
In last week's issue we made mention of the death of Halvor K. Volstad, of Nevada township, the news reaching us at press time. The passing away of Mr. Volstad removes possibly one or two exceptions, the last of the pioneers of the Six Mile Grove settlement and the entire surrounding country.
Coupeville, Wash., Sept. 5, 1913.
On the 3rd of April, 1913, Mr. Hans C. Anderson left his home in Coupeville, Washington, taking with him his little son Paul aged seven years since which time he has not been heard from. Mr. Anderson is 75 years old, 6 feet and 2 inches in height, weight about 200 pounds and has a slight limp in one leg. His wife is a member of Tula Chapter No. 26, Coupeville, Washington and has asked the aid of the Chapter here in helping her find her husband and son. If they should be in your vicinity would you please let the undersigned know.
MRS SVEN JACOBSON LAID TO REST, SATURDAY
A long life well spent is what might be said of the life of Mrs. Sarah Jacobson. She was one of the oldest residents of this community at the time of her death, having spent seventy-five years of her life in this part of the country.
Ben Jacobson Died Suddenly
Gus Jacobson and Fred Ulven of Rose Creek were in Lyle, Wednesday morning, making arrangements for the funeral of the former's brother, Ben Jacobson, who was found dead, in bed, that morning at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Sarah Enright, who resides just east of Austin.
Although Mr. Jacobson had not been feeling well for some time, he went to the Enright farm, Monday, to help with the fall work. County Coronor, H. F. Peirson, pronounced the cause as heart disease. Mr. Jacobson was 52 years of age.
Mary Jacobson, daughter of Andreas Anderson and Christiana Hanson, was born in Oster, Toten Norway, May 30, 1851. She came the United States with her parents when two years old, and settled in Nevada Township. She was confirmed at St. Ansgar, by Rev. Clausen. In 1868 she was married to Jacob Jacobson, by Rev. Clausen. They homesteaded in Nevada Township, where they continued to reside.
Mr. Jacobson, her husband, died in September, 1916.
The Six Mile Grove Congregation Celebrate 65th Anniversary
Gleanings from Some Addresses Given -- A Feast of Good Things.
Inspiring Music for the Three Days was Rendered by A Large Choir Under the Able Leadership of Rev. John M. Eggen who Also Favored the Audience With A Number of Excellent Solos.
Mrs. Engebrit Anderson died at St. Joseph's hospital, St. Paul, Dec. 22, of appendicitis. The remains were brought to Six Mile Grove cemetery for interment. She was 49 years old. The husband and six children are left.
Died, January 14 at her home in the town of Nevada, Mrs. Ammond Olson. The funeral services were held in the afternoon in the Lutheran church at Six Mile Grove, Rev. Eggen officiating. The deceased has been in poor health for several years. She leaves a husband and four children, two boys and two girls, all of whom have passed their minority, to mourn her loss. The bereaved have the sympathy of a large circle of friends and neighbors.
A nephew of Sanford Tanner has come to disinter his remains and take them from Woodbury cemetery back to New York for burial.
TANNER- On Sunday, January 24, 1892, at Albert Lea, Minn., Sanford Tanner, mostly of old age.
Sanford Taner was born in Rensselaserville, Albany county, N. Y., in 1798. He made his start in life by hard work; made fanning mills and peddled them, laid miles of stone fence, laid wall in the construction of the Erie canal.
Elmer Anderson was born Feb. 22nd 1884 in Nevada Twp., near Lyle, the son of Erick and Bertha Anderson. He grew to manhood in that community and at the age of 25, became a butter maker, and was employed in this work to the time of his death.
He died very suddenly Tuesday evening Dec 26th in Elysian, Minn. after a heart attack. He was a former member of the Six Mile Grove Lutheran church.
He is survived by five brothers Ole and Edgar of Duluth, Bennie and Robert of Lyle and Melvin of Austin, and one sister Mrs. L. F. Beadle (Nora) of Lyle Center.