Death of Another Pioneer
John McDonald Sr.

John McDonald, Sr., of the Sandridge was found dead in his barn last Thursday. The cause of his death was heart failure.

Deceased was 82 years of age. He came to Union county in 1863 and had always been quite prominent in the affairs of the county, having at one time held the office of county commissioner.

Deceased was interred in the Summerville cemetery Saturday. He leaves a wife and seven children to mourn his loss, among them being John and Hector, two prominent citizens of Wallowa county.

Elgin Recorder Friday November 27, 1903