It is generally considered by those in the habit of super-ficial thinking that the history of so-called great men only is worthy of preservation, and that little merit exists among the masses to call forth the praise of the historian or the cheers and appreciation of mankind. A greater mistake was never made. No man
Mrs. Mary Ellen Stover, widow of the late Henry Stover, and one of the first settlers in Pendleton, died here yesterday [October 18, 1936]. She was born in Osceola, Iowa, July 28, 1854, and came West with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bowman and a brother, William, by ox team in 1860. They camped
Purl Bowman prominent pioneer of Umatilla County and well known throughout this section of the state, passed away at St. Anthony’s Hospital Saturday, August 5  at 4:15 p.m., after an illness of three weeks. Mr. Bowman was born February 15, 1862, at Osceola, Ia. and when a baby of only six weeks left St.