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Killed By Fall From His Horse
Accidental Death Of Will Lord In The Mountains

Will Lord of Pine Creek, a young man employed by Graves Bros. was killed by a fall from his horse two miles beyond the salt cabins on Lick creek in the mountains 20 miles southeast of Joseph, some time between 11 and 1 o’clock, Monday. His body was found at the latter hour by John Vaughan, a herder who had been sent back to look for Lord. Death was caused by a fractured skull.

Coroner Dr. J. H. Thompson was notified and he and four men from Joseph went in to bring the body out. An inquest was held and the finding was in accordance with the foregoing facts.

The body was taken to Pine Creek Tuesday and buried beside the deceased’s parents. Will was unmarried. He leaves a brother, Ed Lord of The Buttes, and a sister Ada who is married and resides at Roseburg.

Enterprise Record Chieftain, Wallowa County, Oregon, Sept. 5, 1911
Contributed by Charlotte Carper

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