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YODER.-On the 6th of October, 1898, near Bertrand, Nebraska, Abner Yoder, aged 56 years, 4 months and 2 days. He was a member of the Old Amish Church from his youth and was much loved and respected. He was diligent in all his religious duties, and in ob-serving the ordinances of the church. He had a stroke of palsy and lay speechless for about forty-eight hours. He was buried on the 9th of October. A large number of people were present at his funeral. Peace to his ashes.
YODER.-On October 6, 1898, in Bertrand, Neb., of paralysis, Abner Yoder, aged 56 years, 2 months and 4 days. He was born in Juniata Co., Pa. He leaves behind three brothers and one sister to mourn his death. He was a devoted, faithful member of the Amish Mennonite Church, and an interested reader of the HERALD OF TRUTH. Funeral was held on the 9th of October. Services were conducted by Bro. Yost D. Yoder.