Waverly Gazette
January 17, 1908
From the Republican.
Albert Jewett has been bound over to district court for trial on the charge of burglarizing the Nelson House Furnishing Co's store at Waverly in December. Judge Brown fixed his bond at $500. He could not give bail and is now in jail.

I. S. Green died at his home north of Waverly Saturday night, Jan. 11, 1908, after a short illness, heart failure being the cause of his death. Mr. Green was in Waverly a few days before his death and seemed to be feeling as well as usual. He took sick soon afterwards, and died early in the night Saturday without a struggle. He turned over on his side, as though as to go to sleep, and a little later he was found to have expired.
Isaiah Stevens Green was born in New Jersey, Oct. 10, 1830. He moved to Ohio in 1834, to Illinois in 1861, and came to Kansas in 1865 and located on a farm near Burlington. In 1876 he moved to his farm north of Waverly where he lived 31 years until his death.
He was married in Coffey county in 1867 to Mrs. Eliza a Prout a native of Iowa. To this union were born eight children, seven of who survive.
He enlisted in company K, 62d Illinois Volunteers, and remained with the regiment until 1865, when he was mustered out at Springfield, Ill. At the time of his death he was 77 year, 3 months and 1 day of age.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. S. Carr at the family home Tuesday, and the remains interred in the Waverly cemetery.

Albert A. McCray died at his home in Agricola, Kans., Tuesday January 14, 1908, at 1 o'clock, A. M., of Bright's disease, aged 53 years.
Funeral services were held at the M. E. church in Agricola yesterday (Thursday) afternoon at 2 o'clock and were conducted by Rev. Cook, of Williamsburg, assisted by Rev. E. W. Spencer, of Waverly.
Mr. McCray was well known and very popular to Agricola and vicinity, Waverly and Ottawa. The following extract concerning the deceased is taken from an Ottawa paper:
"Albert McCray was a nephew of the late H. D. Crane. He came to Ottawa from Anamosa, Ia., in the early 70's and for twenty years was employed as a miller in the mills of his uncle here. He retired from the mills in 1891 and with H. W. Furness engaged in the grocery business in North Ottawa, where he remained until 1897, when he disposed of his interedt and removed to Agricola. At the latter place he had since been engaged in the business of a general merchant. Mr. McCray had been twice married; his first wife was Miss Nellie Lucas. The widow was Mrs. Julia Knickerbocker. There were children by the first union, but they did not survive."
Mr. McCray was a Mason and a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. Internment was made in the Agricola cemetery, Waverly lodge No. 244, A. F. & A. M., of which he was a member, conducting the services.

WHEREAS, it has pleased God in his Divine wisdom to take to Himself our beloved friend and neighbor, Albert A. McCray, therefore be it
RESOLVED: That in his death we each feel the loss of a personal friend.
That the Camp has lost an honored member and officer and worker.
That the community has lost a valuable and public spirited citizen.
That his family has sustained an irrepairable loss.
RESOLVED: That we extend to the bereaved family our heartfelt sympathy, realizing that the only real consolation comes from on High.
That these resolutions be spread on the minutes, and a copy be furnished the family.
That the charter and Bankers station be draped in mourning for a period of thirty days.
Done by order of Agricola Camp of Modern Woodmen of America at Agricola, Kansas, Jan. 10, 1908

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