Caleb Ely, a well known and respected citizen, died at his home at Oak Forest, Tuesday evening, May 4, at 11 o'clock, aged 86 years, after a few days' illness. Mr. Ely was born near Washington, Pa., but had resided in this county for more than fifty years. He was a veteran of the civil war, having served in Company F, First Pennsylvania Cavalry. In politics, Mr. Ely was a Republican and always took an active interest in affairs of his party. For many years he was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. His wife died ten years ago and the following children survive: W. P. Ely and Mrs. Hiram L. Hoge, of Waynesburg; Robert H. Ely and Mrs. Judson Orndoff, of Oak Forest, and Miss Effie Ely, at home. The funral will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. W. J. Lowry. Interment in the Fairall cemetery.