H. Clay Fisk, Superintendent of the city schools of Nowata, was born in Altoona, Kansas, on the 8th of August, 1887, a son of F. M. and Mary (Matkin) Fisk. The father came to Oklahoma at the opening of the Cherokee strip, making the run on the back of a bucking mule, and secured a
Jeremiah Paul Lee Mankins, 29, a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 8, 2008, at Joplin, Mo., after a short battle with cancer. His memorial service was Nov. 12 at Miami, Okla. There will be a celebration of his life in Baker City at 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Harvest Church, 3720 Birch St.
Baker City, Oregon Clarice Eunice Street, 92, a longtime Baker City resident, died March 27, 2002, at Elkhorn Village. Her funeral was April 1. Clarice was born Jan. 3, 1910, near Cherokee, Okla., to Eunice McDowell Wells and Joseph Ellsworth Wells. She lived in a two-story home her father built over a spring so they