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 awhile.
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. (1:3)
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 doing nicely.
Ira Cannon returned Monday evening from Sisson where he had taken his daughters, Maud and Blanche, on their way to Portland to attend the Fair.
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