Victim of Typhoid Fever Postmaster At Woodbine

March 29, 1917

Arthur Pue the Third to Succumb to the Fever Epidemic at Ellicott City

The death of Arthur Pue, of Ellicott City, on Saturday, makes the third person to die of typhoid fever since the outbreak at the Howard County seat a short time ago. He was stricken with the fever about five weeks ago, and was one of the first to become ill.

Mr. Pue was 48 years old and had been an official in the Internal Revenue office for a number of years. He was the son of the late Ferdinand C. and Ellen Fitzhugh Pue. Besides his widow two sons, Arthur Pue, jr. and John Pue and a daughter, Mary Pue, survive him. His funeral took place from St. John’s Protestant Episcopal Church on Tuesday.

L. H. Gosnell Receives Appointment and Will Take Up Duties April 1st

Mr. L. H. Gosnell, a well known business man of Woodbine, has been appointed Postmaster of that place. Mr. Gosnell is a Democrat and received his appointed through congressman J. F. C. Talbott. He will take up his new duties April 1st.

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