Bieber Gazette, Wednesday July 12, 1905
The small pox epidemic cost Modoc County $5000.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. McKenzie arrived here last Thursday from Woodland.
Mr. McKenzie has sold his place in Yolo County and will remain here for
Louis Florin, a member of the firm of Florin Bros., of Fall River Mills
was almost instantly killed last Friday afternoon while building an
addition to the flour mill in Fall City, a heavy timber, while being
hoisted, fell on him and crushed his chest. He lived only 20 minutes.
Al Layman, brother of Jake Layman of this valley, arrived from Missouri
last Thursday morning on a few weeks visit.
Mr. and Mrs. George Bassett left for Susanville last week; Mrs. Bassett
having accepted a position as teacher of the Soldier Bridge School.
Last Sunday morning while bathing near town in Pitt River, Grover Null
had the misfortune to cut his knee on a broken bottle in the bottom of
the river. Dr. Martin took 6 stitches in the wound and the patient is
Ira Cannon returned Monday evening from Sisson where he had taken his
daughters, Maud and Blanche, on their way to Portland to attend the
Lee Stone, a well-known resident of the eastern part of the valley,
died from appendicitis a week ago last Thursday. He leaves a wife and
nine children to mourn his loss. (5:2)
GOODFELLOW - In Susanville, Cal., June 22, 1905, to the wife of W. A.
Goodfellow, a daughter
STONE - Near Adin, Cal., June 29, 1905, Levi Elias Stone aged 42 years
and 9 months