Big Valley Gazette
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1902
At Willows last Thursday, Adolph Lohse was dragged two blocks by a
horse going at a gallop. Lohse's foot being fast in the stirrup. The
horse ran into a telegraph pole at great speed. Its head was split and
the animal dropped dead to the ground, but Lohse was
Robert Fowlis, a brother of the late Andy Gregg, was a visitor here
John Fulcher left yesterday morning for San Francisco for the
purpose of having a cancer removed from his lip. Mr. Fulcher says that
he was struck on the lip by a piece of fence post a few years ago,
which knocked out a tooth and bruised the lip and this has finally
developed into a cancer.
Perry Summers has bought the Randolph Crowley ranch, on the west
side and will shortly erect a residence on the place.
Dr. Bradshaw was called to A. C. Herrick's last Friday to see Mrs.
Herrick, who is suffering from a severe attack of grippe. She is
improving very slowly.
Admiral Sampson died yesterday afternoon at his home in Washington
from hemorrhage of the lungs. (5:2)
Andy Eades was here from Lookout
yesterday and says that his son, Charles, who was thrown from a horse
about a month ago, is making slow progress toward recovery.
EADES - near Lookout, Cal., April 26, 1902, to the wife of Andy Eades,
a daughter, still born
OFF THE MAP
The old depot at Castle Crag was torn down recently and was shipped
through here Friday to some southern station, says the Red Bluff Cause.
This removes the last vestige of that once famous summer resort, Castle
Crag, which was built by the Southern Pacific Company. Sometime ago the
old freight depot at that place was removed to Castella. There is
nothing now to show where Castle Crag ever stood and the place will
probably never by revived.
The death of James P. Anderson occurred at his home near Adin
last Sunday evening.
Mr. Anderson was a native of Denmark and was over 79 years of age
at the time of his death.
He has been an honored and loved resident of this county for many
years. This was shown by the respect and the abundant sympathy at the
services conducted by Rev. harry Perks at the home of the departed and
continued at the Adin Cemetery, where a very large number had
congregated to witness the commitment of the body to the grave.
The aged wife and one son are left to mourn at home. He also
leaves two daughters, Mrs. Rust of Denver, Colorado and Mrs. Stanley of
Cedarville, this county. - Adin Argus (8:2)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 1902
Dr. S. D. Sheppard has been
appointed Justice of the Peace of this township. The Judge bears his
Mrs. A. F. Bradshaw received word
that her father, who resides at Redlands, San Bernardino County, is
very sick and left for that place yesterday afternoon with her little
Last week, Walter, the little
two-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. S. V. Strong, was quite badly cut
about the head and face by being run over by a cow. The cow was chasing
a dog when the accident occurred. - Adin Argus
Mrs. S. A. Boyd received word
this week that her daughter-in-law, Mrs. John S. Williams, who resided
here a few years ago, died recently at her home in New Orleans. (5:1)
J. L. McCarter, formerly of Fall
River Valley, was a visitor here from his new home, Langley, Washington
Jean, the twelve-year old son of
Silas Harvey, was thrown from a horse last Saturday evening and so
unfortunate as to sustain a fracture of his right arm. Dr. Cate was
summoned and set the broken bones and the patient is getting along as
well as possible. - Adin Argus
MANIKIN - In Susanville, Cal., May 5, 1902, to the wife of Wallace
manikin, a son
NASH - In Susanville, Cal., May 4, 1902, to the wife of R. W. Nash, a