Big Valley Gazette

May 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 comparatively uninjured.


Robert Fowlis, a brother of the late Andy Gregg, was a visitor here Sunday.

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
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)

Dr. S. D. Sheppard has been appointed Justice of the Peace of this township. The Judge bears his honors well.

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 son, Rock.

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 this week.
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 son