Clipped From The Kearney Daily Hub
AN OLD TIMER DEAD. Hon. A. U. 8uott Pasted Away Lmt Hatur. day Ereulug. Kearney's well known pioneer citizen, Hon. A. G. Scott, died at ten o'clock on Saturday evening, June 29, at the home of hiB son, Bert Scott, at Holdrege, Neb. Mr. Scott had been helpless for about a year from the effects of t stroke of paralysis, and on account of advanced age he was not able to rally from the shock. E. N. Porter field, of this city, whose wife a niece of the deceased, went to Holdrege today to assist in the funeral preparations. The remains will be laid to rest in the Kearney cemetery, but at this writing we are not advised aa to the date or arrange menta for the funeral ceremonies. Mr. Scott came to Kearney about four- teen years ago from Sheffield, 111., where he had been a man of considerable note in social and political life. He embarked in the grain business in Kearney and was for a time interested in the ownership about twenty elevators on the B. AM. He was interested as a citizen of Kearney in nearly everything ofa public character and was a man of high character and in- fluenoe. His last public position was er-the World's Fair commission as one the U. S. commissioners from Nebraska, For seven years past he had been senior member of the firm of Scott Bessie, the prominent grain dealers this city. At the time of his death was about sixty seven years of age. later Since the above was in type information has been received that remains will arrive in Kearney via B. A M. tomorrow at neon, and funeral services will be held at the Con-grsgational church at 2:W).