The East Oregonian, Pendleton, Oregon, Monday, May 14, 1888.
AN UNTIMELY END Mr. D. L. Moorhouse Cruched to Death Under HIs Wagon.
In to-day's dispatches, published elsewhere in this issue, the sudden death of Mr. D. L. Moorhouse, oldest brother of T. L. Moorhouse, one of Pendleton's most respected and popular citizens.Mr. Moorhouse was returning from Walla Walla, where he had been with a load of barley, and was accompanied by two young men.The seat of the wagon in which they were riding was very high, and in some way Mr. Moorhouse lost his balance and fell under the wheels, one of which passed over his body and crushed him fatally.He lived until he got home, the last words he uttered being "Take me home."He was one of he most prominent and respected citizens of the vicinity where he lived.His farm was on Cottonwood creek, only a few miles from Walla Walla.Mr. Lee Moorhouse left here last night to be in attendance at the funeral, which will be held this afternoon at the Saling graveyard near Walla Walla, where his wife is now resting.He was about fourty-five years old, and leaves a small fanily, well provided for, to mourn his untimely death.