March 1, 1884
Amos WILTON of How, was taken sick the night of his brother David’s death and
has steadily grown worse and is now not expected to live.
ANNIE, oldest daughter of Herman YAKEL died at his residence in the town of
How an Monday, Feb’y 16, 1884 after a long and painful illness. She was a sweet
and winsome child.
We learn from Henry JOHNSON who was in the city Tuesday that David WILTON,
one of the most popular and esteemed citizens of the Town of How, died one day
last. week after a brief illnes. Also, that there is considerable sickness in
that town at the present time.
Henry JOHNSON, treasurer of the Town of How, was in this city Tuesday and
while here two injunctions were served upon him, one by the firm of Halt &
Baloolm and one by Fox & Weston, restraining him as the treasurer of his
town from the collection of taxes due an the lands owned by the above named
March 22, 1884
As the time draws near for the election of town officers, it created quite a
flutter of excitement, and as there is no lack of candidates, the tax payers
have no difficulty in choosing a competent board. For the chairmanship we have
four candidates: J.M. ARMSTRONG, T.W. BROWNELL, J. SURING and COL. JEFF DAVIS.
For treasurer, HENRY JOHNSON, the present incumbent, CHRIS WEINHOLOT and T.C.
PRICKETT. For assessor: FRANK DOWEN, ROBERT CHAPMAN and JOHN HOULE. For clerk:
ROBERT GRIGNON and F.C. SCHEEVE. The universal feeling is, that the:best men may
win and as our town has been ably and economically governed during the past
year, the voters as a general thing are favorable to the re-election of the
The tax payers in this town fully appreciate the able and indefatigable
efforts of their worthy chairman J.M. ARMSTRONG in his advocacy of the
resolution granting the extension and for his other labors in the interest of
this town and of the County at large. George CHISHOLM who was severely injured
at J. SURINGIS mill some time since, is, we are glad to learn, recovering from
his injuries and will soon be himself again. Our energetic treasurer, Henry
JOHNSON has completed his labors to the satisfaction of all, having gathered in
every "bawbeell that he could secure from the tax payers. J.C.ARMSTRONG who had
been laid up with a severe attack of bronchitis, is out again, lively as ever.
School matters are at an ebb tide just now, but are beginning to loom up a
little. We will have plenty of school next year and we hope an able corps of
DANIEL ARMSTRONG died at How, Ocanto County, Marc-h 5 1884. He was born at
Schcharie, N.Y. on August 21, 1795 and served in the War of