This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...W. F. Eisele died May 12,
1912, at his home in Logan, Ohio, where all of his life with the
exception of six years spent in business at McArthur, had been
passed. lle came from Wurtemburg, Germany, at the age of five
years, he having been born in 1849. In 1866 he commenced learning
the trade in the R. B. Higgins shop, going to McArthur in 1874 in
partnership with R. B. Higgins. Returning in 1880 he went into
partnership with his brother-in-law, Charles McLain, under the name
of Eisele & McLain, which partnership continued till Mr.
McLain's failing health compelled the latter's retirement several
years ago, since which time Mr. Elsele has been conducting the
business alone. As noted elsewhere the business has been sold by
the widow to Brandt & Mount. W. H. Skeeles, well known to the
marble men of Rutland and Fairhaven, Vt., and who had been in the
business at these places for many years, died of pneumonia at the
Rutland hospital, May 25, 1912. Clark W. Hills, aged 68, for many
years in the monument business in Jackson, Mich., and who has been
a familiar figure at the meetings of the state and national
associations, died at his home there May 21, 1912. He went to
Jackson in 1868 and had always taken an active part in city
affairs. Thomas Mitchell, well known granite manufacturer and
polisher of Quincy, Mass., died at his home in that city May 19,
1912, just a week after the polishing plant bearing his name was
nearly destroyed by fire, although he had not been actively
connected with the business for some time on account of failing
health. Vith the deaths in Barre, Vt., within a few hours of each
other, of Alexander S. Bird and James M. Fraser, last month, two
men passed away whose names have been linked with the history...
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