William Fowler ~ Iowa
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Friday morning, May 7, 1880
- Dr Gee has been arrested at Dubuque on the charge of arson.
- Mrs. Mary Whicher, a resident of Muscatine county since 1839,
died the other day.
- Sandie Stone, city editor of the Keokuk Gate City for the past
thirteen years has severed his connection with that journal. He takes an
interest in a Peoria paper.
- A Washington hog buyer named John Aproll, was knocked down on the
streets of Cedar Rapids on the 2d inst. and relieved of $1,460.
- The first apple tree planted in Iowa was "set out" by Julien
Dubuque, near the mouth of Catfish creek, three miles south of the city of
Dubuque, about the year 1800.
- William Fowler was run over by the cars at Burlington on the 3d
inst., and died the next morning from the effects of his injuries.
- At Marshalltown, on the 4th inst., a young man named John McCurdy
was buried in a well eighteen feet deep by its caving in. His body was
recovered three hours afterwards.
- Dr. Smith, of Hamilton county, is the owner of a cane made from a
log that formed part of the cabin built by Abraham Lincoln in the days of
his pioneer life on the Sangamon river in Illinois.
Posted at this site with Cathy's permission
Iowa Old Press