Suffering from severe chest injuries as a result of being trampled by a runaway team on his farm on Monday afternoon, Hiram Krick, a well known and highly esteemed resident of Grassies, passed away in St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Tuesday morning about 10:30 o'clock.
It is understood that Mr. Krick was repairing a trace attached to plough when the horse stepped back, catching him in the centre of the back with his hoof and pinning him to the ground.
Born in Gainsboro Township on October 29th, 1861, the late Mr. Krick was in his 73rd year, and had been a farmer all h is life.
Surviving besides his widow are two daughters, Mrs. Snetsinger, St. Catharines, Miss Myrtle Krick, of Spectator staff, Hamilton, and one son, Milan at home, two brothers, David, of Stoney Creek, and George of Hamilton, and three sisters, Mrs. Milan Ecker and Mrs. Amelia Parkin, of Binbrook, and Mrs. Albert Beatty, of Caistor. Four grandchildren also survive.
The funeral will be held from the Stonehouse Funeral Home on Thursday, May 10th, at 3 p.m. (D.S.T.), Rev. Eddy, of Smithville, officiating. Interment will be in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.