Washington County News Feb. 13, 1910

Santa Clara, Feb. 13-Friday, Feb. 11, Samuel Knight passed to the great beyond. He had gone to Bunkerville, NV. on business when he suddenly took sick, only being sick a few days.  Several of his children live at Bunkerville and Mesquite and all possible haste was made to bring the remains home.

His sons Carlos and Edward arrived here the following day, Feb. 12th with him. Relatives from Bunkerville, Mesquite, Littlefield, and Gunlock were in attendance at his funeral, on Feb. 13. The meeting house was beautifully decorated for the occasion. The speakers were President David H. Cannon, President Ed H. Snow, Elder Edward R. Fren, President Thomas P. Cottam, and Bishop John G. Hafen. They all spoke words of comfort to the bereaved and spoke of the high esteem which Brother Knight held among the people. Brother Knight had no enemies and all who knew him loved him.

He died as he lived, a faithful Latter-day Saint, and has now gone to his reward.

Washington County News Feb. 16, 1911

Bunkerville, NV Feb. 15- Last Thursday night Thomas Judd lectured on Horticulture. William White took the head on Domestic Science and also of his travels in the east.

These gentlemen were on their way to the Muddy Valley.

The water is out of our ditchs and has been for three or four weeks. Floods took part of the dam and ditch. Men are working on it every day so we will soon have water.

Milo Adams is repairing the fence around the Earl lot, plowing and planting a garden. He is also reapiring hte fence around the Frank Cox lot which he has bought.

We had beautiful sunshiny weather for several days but the last two days and nights have been very cold with a keen wind blowing.

Franklin S. Leavitt and George Bowler of Mesquite were home missionaries here last Sunday.

Miss Irene Cox was quite ill the fore part of the week but is now on the improve.

The little boy of Nephi Hunt’s who was scalded is improving nicely.



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