L. B. Miller Killed

The  Gazette
December 12, 1900

Mr. L. B. Miller, a large planter of Union Parish, was killed last Saturday evening near Co____ crossroads, while on his way home from Monroe. Mr. Miller was riding horseback and was engaged in a race with another party. While racing the animal, it doubtlessly became uncontrollable; at any rate Mr. Miller was hurled against a tree beside the road, being struck in the race with such force that his forehead and side of his face was terribly crushed. His son John and several lads were near him at the time of the accident, but the injured man died shortly thereafter. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his death.

*****This article was very hard to read. If you know the crossroads that it mentioned, please comment below.

 

Tell Us What You Think About It

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s