WAVERLY GAZETTE
WAVERLY, COFFEY COUNTY, KANS., FEBRUARY 1, 1907
DIED.
Charles E. Donohoe died at his home in Waverly Friday, Jan. 25., from nephritis. He had been a sufferer from kidney disease for a long time and his death was not unexpected.
Mr. Donohoe was born in London county, Virginia, May 25, 1834, and at the time of his death was 72 years and 8 months of age. When a young man he moved to LaSalle county, Illinois, where he was united in marriage with Elmira Matthews. To them were born three children, May, John and William. After a residence of ten years in Illinois the family moved to Franklin county, Kansas, in 1877. Here his wife died in 1879 and was buried at Princeton. In 1881 he was again married to Emiline Snodgrass, who with his children survive him. They moved to Waverly in 1902, where they have lived since.
He united with the Methodist Episcopal church twelve years ago, at the age of 60 years. He lived on a farm all his life until the time he retired and moved to Ottawa. Mr. Donohoe was a kind father and husband and was a good neighbor, as we can testify from personal knowledge.
The funeral services were held at the family home in Waverly Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the presence of the family and a number of their friends. The remains were shipped to Princeton Monday morning and laid to rest in the Princeton cemetery.

Card of Thanks.
Words absolutely fail to convey our sincere thanks to the people of Waverly for their kindness and sympathy to us during our breveament and grief incident to the death of our husband and father, but we are more than thankful. Nothing was left undone or unsaid that could be done or said.
Mrs. C. E. Donohoe.
J. B. Donohoe and family.
W. L. Donohoe and family.

Likes It In Colorado.
IDALIA, COLO., JAN. 23, '07.
O. J. Rose.
DEAR SIR:
Hoping this may find you enjoying the best of health, and Waverly prospering I thought I would drop you a few lines to let you know I am in Colorado and like the country fine.
Everything looks prosperous. We have our building about completed.
Frank Crouse and wife arrived here yesterday all right. We are glad to see so many of our Waverly friends get wise and come to Colorado where they can do well and have good health, as this is the finest country you ever saw.
The weather is just like spring, and the finest roads you ever saw.
We send our best regards to all Waverly friends.
John Giffin and family.


Mary Downie was born Feb. 27, 1838 in County Down, Ireland, and died of apoplexy at her home near Waverly, Kansas. Jan. 26, 1907, aged 68 years 10 months and 29 days.
He parents moved to the United States in 1840 while she was yet quite young. In 1858 she came with them to Kansas, where she was married July 18, 1860 to J. S. Herring near Winchester in Jefferson county.
She was the mother of ten, six of whom, 2 boys and 4 girls, are now living. Of these Mrs. Emma Beedle, the eldest lives in Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Alice Irey near Waverly, Frank Herring, Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Burdie Hartshorn near Waverly, William R. Herring, Belaire, Kans, and Mrs. Mable Irey near Waverly.
She also leaves besides her husband, four brothers and one sister all of whom are quite widely seperated. Her eldest brother John Downie lives at Dennison, Kans., Henry Downie at Seattle, Washington, Tom Downie in California, while her youngest brother Alex Downie lives at Downieville, Penn., her sister Mrs. Elizabeth Pitcher lives near Topeka, Kansas.
She was brought up in the Reformed Presbyterian faith. About 10 years after her marriage joined the M. E. church. She was a member of that faith until about 12 years ago, at which time she united with the Seventh day Adventist church. She remained in this church until the time of her death.
From a child she was an earnest student of the scripture and could re eat a great many passages from memory. She was a good kind patient mother, ever willing to do for others, and loved by all who knew her.
She died in the hope of a soon coming Saviour and a home in the new earth.
Funeral services were conducted at the Waverly M. E. church by Rev. Clark, of Topeka, Jan 29, at 2 o'clock interrment in the Waverly cemetery.

Card of Thanks.
We desire to thus thank the numerous friend and neighbors for their sympathy and assistance during the trials incident to the death and burial of Mrs. Mary Herring, and also the choir of the Methodist church for the music for the funeral services.
J. S. Herring and family


Miss Claypool visited friends in Ottawa Thursday evening.
Mrs. Wm. Knight is on the sick list this week with an attack of la grippe.
John Knight was here from Amiot Thursday looking after business matters.
Mrs. McCall, of Agricola, was visiting friends Tuesday and attending to business matters here.
Dropped Dead in the Field.
Arthur McMullen, who lived north west of Waverly near Zion, dropped dead in the field Friday last, from cerebreal hemorrhage. He had been feeling poorly for a day or two previously, but had seemingly fully recovered and was all right again. Friday he went out in the woods to cut some wood, and was evidently returning, carrying his coat under one arm and his ax under the other, with his hands folded on he breast when he was stricken with apoplexy and plunged forward dead. His hands were not even unclasped and death must have been almost instantaneous. When he did not return to the house at the time expected a little boy was sent to call him and found him dead. Doctors were summonsed at once, but life was extinct.
Arthur McMullen was born in Tuskogee, Alabama, April 14, 1861, and at the time of his death was 45 years, 9 months and 11 days of age. He was a farmer all his life and a successful one. He leaves a wife and two children to mourn the loss of a kind, indulgent and loving husband and parent.

DIED.
Lucy Jane Davidson was born at Agricola, Kansas in April 1871, and died at the home of the father in Halls Summit, Monday Jan. 28, 1907, aged 31 years, 5 months.
Miss Davidson had been a sufferer from tuberculosis for several years, and he death was only the close of a long struggle with the insiduous disease. She is survived by her father, mother, 3 brothers and 2 sisters, and a brother and sister have preceded her to the home beyond the grave.
The funeral services were conducted at the M. E. church in Agricola, by Rev. W. S. Carr, of Waverly, in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends. The remains were interred in the Waverly cemetery.

Mrs. G. W. Fanning has bought the C. W. Shirley 80 acres, 2 miles wast of town, paying $3,000 for it. It will make her a nice home and is a nice piece of land.
E. A. Greiner has bought the Clyde Crouse propery, occupied by P. C. Knight, and will make that his home. The deal was closed the first of the week, and the consideration was $1100.
Painter & Son have sold the northwest 80 acres of their place east of town to C. W. Shirley, the deal being closed Thursday and the price being $2900. Mr. Shirley will improve the place and make his home there.
One way of solving the problem of getting around on the ice is to put a pair of steel running plates on a pair of old rubbers, that can be used for icey times, and they need not be much good for wet weather. It works fine. One is absolutely sharp shod.


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