Spitley Lumberyard History

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Spitley Lumberyard History - POSITIVE MONTH Was to today chickens from a...
POSITIVE MONTH Was to today chickens from a Logan county farmer DROPS DEAD ON HIS WAY Prominent Young Man of Lincoln pires While Boarding Cars. Lincoln, III., March 10.--John P Jones, Jr., bookkeeper In the lumbe yards of Spellman Spitley, died a 6 o clock tonight of heart failure on way home. In attempting to board an electric car at the corner of poo and Broadway, he fell and bystanders bystanders picked him up and carried him into the dry goods store of Geard. Several physicians were summoned and worked with the patient for over an hour but could do nothing for and he died without gaining consciousness. consciousness. The young man was taken to his residence on North Kickapoo street. He was about 25 years old one of the prominent young business men of the city. He leaves a young wife and one child.

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  1. Decatur Herald,
  2. 11 Mar 1903, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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