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Died at Elgin
Charles E. Wilberg, residing at Portland, died at Elgin on last Sunday.
He was in the employ of the O.R.& N. Co. surveying party and was taken sick one week ago to-day. He was taken to Elgin for medical aid as soon as his condition was known but after lingering for two days, died Sunday afternoon. The causes of his death is thought ot have been on account of drinking water found in the vicinity of the surveying camp.
The body of the young man was sent to Portland and the funeral took place yesterday.
Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
May 30, 1889