The messenger of death has again entered our community and claimed one of our children…Merle Helen, the daughter of Chas. and May Mick. She was born July 26, 1914, in Page County, Iowa and died Saturday, November 23,1918, at Beaconsfield, Ringgold County, Iowa, at the age of four years, three months and twenty-seven days. Her death resulted from an attack of the influenza followed by pneumonia. Helen leaves to mourn her loss, her father and mother, one brother and one sister. A short service was held at the house on Monday at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Connor, of Beaconsfield, officiating. Interment was in Maple Row Cemetery.