Volume XV Number 24 - Friday, 13 July 1906
|Type|| Names ||Event|
|crime|| Brown |
| Vandals at Work |
Brown and Lecke were the victims of a piece of vandalism last Tuesday evening which they cannot account for. When they came down to open their market Wednesday morning they found the netting of the screen door slashed clear across in various places. They have no clue to the perpetrator and can not assign any reason for the deed.
|crime||Hewitt, Mrs..|| Monroe Case Comes to Marysville |
Justice of the Peace Barge tried a case Wednesday from Monroe, in which a Mrs.. Hewitt sued her son-in-law, Mr. Farmer, for debt. Attorneys Faussett of Everett and Bascom of Monroe appeared as attorneys in the case. The case was originally brought before Judge Merrick, and then a change of venue taken to Judge Barge's court. Mrs.. Hewett won her case.
|crime|| Kenney, Charles |
|Charles Kenney and John Welsh were last week sentenced to five and six years respectively in the penitentiary for robbery to Monroe. The men have appealed their case.|
|crime||Mitchell, George||After being out about an hour and a half, the jury in the Mitchell murder case in Seattle, rendered a verdict of not guilty, and the applause of the people present in the court room, the young man was given his freedom. He has gone back to Portland to work in a mill.|
|crime, murder|| Mitchell, George |
| George Mitchell Shot By Sister |
Another act in the Crefeld-Mitchell tragedy was ended yesterday when Esther Mitchell shot her brother, George, who had a few days previously been cleared of the charge of the murder of Frans Crefeld. George Mitchell, in company with his two brothers, was at the union depot in Seattle to take the train for Portland As they were bidding him good-bye, Esther came in, and they asked her if she did not intend to say good bye to George. She stepped up and took him by the hand. In doing so she whipped out a revolver in her other hand, concealed by a coat, put it against his left ear, fired, and the brother fell dead.
She was immediately arrested, and when brought to the station said that she and her sister, Mrs.. Maud Crefeld, had been commanded to take their brother's life, and the lot had fallen to her because she could the easiest carry it out. She showed not the slightest regret over her deed. Both the sisters have been turned over to the sheriff of King county.
|crime, murder|| Thompson, Chester |
Emory, G. Meade
|Chester Thompson, son of Will H. Thompson, a well known Seattle attorney, last Saturday evening shot Judge G. Meade Emory of Seattle in the latter's home. Three shots were fired, with the result that Mr. Emory died Monday morning. The cause of the shooting was infatuation for a niece of the dead man. The young man is thought to have been mentally derranged.|
|died, drowned||Kelper, H.|| Drowned Man Buried |
H. Kelper, one of the two young men drowned in Lake Cassidy about two weeks ago, was buried in the cemetery at this place last Monday. The body was recovered last Saturday evening, and was brought to Marysville Sunday morning by Mr. Schaefer. Mr. Kelper was teamster for the Springfield Shingle Company, operating at Lake Cassidy. No relatives of the dead man were found. Wilkesbarre PA, is supposed to have been the place of his birth. The deceased was about fourty years old.
|marriage|| Prestlien, Iver I. |
Wurtmann, Mrs.. W. J.
|Social and Personal Items - Iver I. Prestlien and Mrs.. W. J. Wurtmann were married in Everett this week.|
|move||Hickox, Mr. and Mrs..||Social and Personal Items - Mr. and Mrs. Hickox of Mitchell SD, relatives of L. M. Brown, arrived last Saturday and will make their future home here. They have moved into the Bland home on the corner of Third and Alder streets.|
|Type|| Names ||Event|
|died, railroad||Westerhold, John||John Westerhold, a rancher about 60 years old who lived on Lake Stevens near Machias, was killed by a Northern Pacific train Wednesday morning. He leaves a wife and five children in straitened circumstances|
|teacher|| Thompson, Miss |
Parrott, R. E.
|R. E. Parrott of Marion VA has been spending some days in town looking over this part of the country with the possibility of moving out here. Mr. Parrott married a Miss Thompson, who was teacher in Marysville about seventeen years ago. She is at the head of eleven stores in Virginia. Mr. parrott left yesterday for home via Seattle and Portland|
|Type|| Names ||Event|
|accident, child||Godfrey, son||Social and Personal Items - One of Mr. Godfrey's little sons burnt his feet quite badly one day this week by stepping with his bare feet on a pile of hot cinders on the railroad track.|
|accident, shipping|| Princess Victoria |
|The Seattle - Vancouver steamer Princess Victoria, ran down the small steamer Chehalis in Vancouver harbor last Saturday. The smaller steamer went down, and nine lost their lives aboard her. The captain of the Princess Victoria claimed that the strong tide swung the Chehalis across his bow before he could prevent the collision.|
|born||Grannis, son||A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs.. H. T. Grannis Saturday of last week.|
|died||Harris, William H.|| William H. Harris, an old settler and prominent attorney in Tacoma, died Tuesday morning from a rupture of the |
|died||Johnson, Alfred||A man by the name of Alfred Johnson was drowned at Robe last Sunday while fishing.|
|died||Powers, infant||Social and Personal Items - An infant child of Mr. and Mrs.. Patrick Powers, died Monday morning at six o'clock. The funeral was held from the Baptist church Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock|
|died||Simmpson||Mrs. Mary A. Simmpson, wife of richard W. Simpsom, died near Old Hartford last Monday. The death was very sudden. the body was taken to chicago for burial. (sic yes two different spellings)|
|died, railroad||Great Northern||Nine people lost their lives in the wreck of a Great Northern west bound passenger train near Camden, some thirty miles east of Spokane. The wreck occurred last Monday, and was caused by the spreading of rails. The engine, express car and smoker went over the embankment into Diamond lake.|
|fire||Van Dyke, J. R.||A fire which destroyed the carpenter shop of J. R. Van Dyke on Hoyt avenue in Everett Monday evening, threatened serious consequences on account of a shortage of water. The grocery store of F. A. Blacker, and a barn owned by the Agnew Hardware company, sustained some injury.|
|marriage|| Davison, Mrs.. H. G. |
| Davison - Anderson Nupitals |
Married, at Seattle, Saturday, 14 Jul (1906), Mrs.. H. G. Davison and Mr. Russel Anderson. The parties interested managed to keep the news from being definitely known here for some time, although there was a rumor to that effect. Mr. and Mrs.. Anderson are now in Victoria.
|marriage|| James, Emil |
|Mr. Emil James of La Conner and Lizzie Wilton of Tulalip were married in Everett last Wednesday. They are worthy young people and have many well-wishers in Tulalip.|
|Steilacoom||Villegar, Richard||Richard Villegar of Snohomish has been committed to the Steilacoom Insane asylum. He was suffering from sucidal mania said to be caused by the excessive use of liquors and cigarettes|