Merrillsville - Sept. 18, 1890.


- Erastus Ingalls, a farmer residing near here, died suddenly of apoplexy, yesterday morning, surviving the attack only about 20 minutes, The deceased, who had been in his usual health, came in the house shortly after 8 o'clock and complained of feeling ill and quickly sank into a state of unconsciousness. His children were telephoned for at Lee Centre and Rome and arrived.............................................Mr. Ingalls was 68 years of age and a respected citizen who will be missed by the community in which he lived and moved. He was a brother-in-law of P. L. Stewart, of Oneida, and besides a large number of relatives and friends, leaves five children, two sons and three daughters, the funeral takes place at the residence of his brother, James, tomorrow.
- Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hodges, of Oneida, were home spending a few days during the hop harvest.
- Mr. and Mrs. Morse recently entertained an aunt from a distance.
- Mr. and Mrs. Brown, who were at Mr. Warner's during the hop harvest, met with the loss of a little child of cholera infantum.
- Sylvanus Hart has been quite sick for the past two weeks, but is gaining slowly now.
- Owing to the rainy weather, the hops have harvested slowly, and many growers will not finish until the last of the week.
- J. L. Ward, we understand, has sold his crop of hops for 40 cents, to be delivered immendiately.
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