L to R: Ernest L. "Pat" Harner (b. 5/22/1872 - d. 10/5/1940), William O. "Will" Harner (b. 6/20/1885 - d. 5/23/1931) . Taken at Decatur Illinois, 5/12/1897 while enroute to Springfield, Illinois to enter Uncle Sam's Service. E. L. only stayed a short time, dismissed for flat feet.
at Avena, Fayette Co., Illinois USA