JD Guthrie Dead
J. D. GUTHRIE DEAD.. End Came Yesterday Afternoon Af ter Several Months of Suffering. J. D. Guthrie, one of the oldest citizens ot this part of the conn try, died at his home west of Ar kansas City yestarday after an ill nees lasting several months. There were few men of this county who were better known than Mr. Guthrie and it Is with a feeling of genuine re gret that his comrades of the G. A. It. Post and Southwestern Reunion as3orfatloa hear the news of his death. His death was caused by a cancer of the liver. He was always one of the prime movers for anything that would bet ter these soldier organizations and his help will be greatly missed by those who have been associated with him James Dixon Guthrie was born at Milton, Penn., February 27, 142 and died at his residence, west of Arkansas Arkansas CIt, Kan., May 10, 1903. When he was 20 years old while attending attending Glade Run Academy, near his home, be united with the Presbyterian Presbyterian church, of which he was an esteemed elder for twenty-six twenty-six twenty-six years. On September 1st, 1S62 when a little past 20 yeara of age, ha enlisted lu company B. Seventy-elgth Seventy-elgth Seventy-elgth Regiment of PennRylvalna Vol. Served In the army of the Cumberland until the close of the war and was honorably discharged June 19, 18G5. He was married on April 20, 1S71 to Miss Anna M. Goes, who survives him with one daughter "and two sons, Leora M. Frank F. and James D. Five slaters also survive h?m, three of whom the peoplof Arkansas Arkansas City are acquainted with. Mrs. S. B. Flemmlng and Miss Lizzie Guthrie, of Wichita, and Mrs. Maggie Maggie M. Marshall, of Arkansas City. In November 1876 he moved from his old heme In Pennsylvania end located on the farm where he died. When he took that farm only four acres of It had been broken. He was an ardent lover of bis home, a devoted husband and fath er. As a citizen nls me was an ex ample of true patrotlsm and loyalty to the ' Institutions of his country tested to the extent of offering him self on the alter of his country, If need be. He was greatly beloved and honored In Grand Army circles and received many recognitions from the same to whose interests he was ever loyally devoted. Four times he was appointed aid de camp to the commander commander In chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, viz, nnder General Al ger 1890, General Veazey 1S91, Gener al Lawles 1S94 and General Shaw 1S99. As a Christian man he mad9 a consistent consistent confession for almost forty-one forty-one forty-one years, maintaining It, even amid the corrupting Influences of army life. The funeral services will be held to morrow afternoon. There will be short service at the the house then the remains will be taken to the Mt Zlon church where other services will be held. Rev. Ralph Ward will preach the sermon and the burial services will be under the direction of the G. A. R. Post and will be in Mercer cemetery, xnere win De a large crowd from this city in attend ance. Thrf Traveler extends the sympathy sympathy of the entire city to the bereaved bereaved ones In their loss.