Edward Freel's 53rd birthday
On Monday evening of last week, Mr. Edward Freel, of Union township, was tendered a "birthday surprise" by his neighbors and friends. It was the occasion of his 53rd birthday. Mr. Freel claims to be the oldest settler now living in Union township, having moved there in the year 1S3S. The evening was spent in recalling remem - berances of the early settlers and their work and the fifty who were present were well entertained. !