Wednesday, February 25, 2009

One Son Dead and Child in Hospital

Semi-Weekly Iowegian - 27 May 1909
  Jerome, May 27 -- Word was received here that James Purdy died at Boulder, Colo. Tuesday noon from blood poisoning, resulting from a light scratch on limb.  The body is expected on the evening train.  His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Purdy, went to Davenport last week to have their little child operated on for appendicitis.  Mr. Purdy is expected home today.

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