MAXWELL, Calvin J obit
a & in or to OBITUARY. Calvin J. Maxwell died at his home south of Butler, in Wilmington Tp., Monday, Augusts. 1888, aged 30 years, 7 months and 18 days. Deceased was a young man of more than ordinary qualifications, being always always ready to sacrifice his own comforts comforts in order to bestow the same on others. He was esteemed and loved by all who knew him, his high sense of honor and upright dealings with - his fellow man won the confidence of all withlwhom he came in business relations. relations. He was well known throughout this country as one ot the most valued teachers, one who was not content to simply to be able to secure a perinit,but always advancing until he bad become one of the foremost in the country. A Don i one year ago he was chosen as principal of the schools at St. Joe, but owing to poor health was obliged to resign before entering upon his duties in that capacity. His health had been gradually failing for the last three years, being confined to his bed at times, and for the last year could go from home but very little, his disease being of the kidneys, but lately - his stomach was badly affected, which made him a constant sufferer. His disease baffled all medical skill, and. although there seemed to be nothing to encourage a hope of recovery, he never showed signs of dispair or mel ancholy. and during the last month - of bis lire, when he knew his end was near, and all necessary arrangements had been made on his part, he would talk of his departure witli as much composure as if going on a short journey. He seemed perfectly willing to die, but never expressed a desire to. although his sufferings seemed unbear able. He was conscious until me was extinct, and in full possession of the christian faith. He leaves a widowed mother, brothers and sisters, and many friends to mourn his departure. His funeral, which took place at the U. B. church near his home, was attended by a large concourse of people, his friends in the neighborhood attesting their love by many beautiful floral offerings, with which the church was tastefullv decor ated. He was interred in the Mt. Pleasant cemetery. Rev. Kellar officiating. officiating. to a '