James S. Spires of Nortonville died Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Death resulted from a carbuncle upon the neck, from which he he suffered for several days. He was an old settler of Morgan County having lived here nearly all his life of 65 years. His wife died last January, but he is survived by three children: Mrs. F. N. Baptist, Mrs. Charles North, and F.M. Spires, all of Nortonville. He was an uncle of W.T. Spires who is assistant janitor at the court house, and had releatives and friends all over the county. Interment was in Reed Cemetery.