COUPLE’S ONLY CHILDREN DIE FEW MINUTES APART

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 The following clipping is taken from a Houston, Texas, newspaper of recent date: "A Houston mother and father prepared today to bury their only two children, baby girls, 1 and 3 years old, after the two had died within a few minutes of each other this morning. "The children, Carolyn Grace, … Continue reading COUPLE’S ONLY CHILDREN DIE FEW MINUTES APART

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Marion

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 There will be preaching services at the Methodist church here next Sunday and Sunday night. Mr. J. W. Thompson of Baton Rouge spent the week end with relatives here. Miss Norma Stewart left Sunday for Bastrop, where she will resume her duties in the Bastrop High school. Mr. and Mrs. Max … Continue reading Marion

Mrs. Kilpatrick in Charge of Bernice Funeral Home

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 The beautiful new funeral home at Bernice, owned and operated by the Kilpatrick Funeral Home and Burial Association, is now in full charge of Mrs. E. N. Kilpatrick. Mrs. Kilpatrick, with her charming personality and broad information about everything concerning embalming and holding an embalmer's certificate under the state law, is … Continue reading Mrs. Kilpatrick in Charge of Bernice Funeral Home

“G-Men” Defeat Choudrant Oilers In Game at Hico

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 Spearsville, Jan. 21. The Spearsville "G-Men" defeated the Choudrant Oilers 71-53 at the Hico gymnasium Wednesday night. Both teams showed fine floor games but the keen eyes of Futch, G. Smith and F. Smith were too much for the Oilers, although they played a good game. On Wednesday, January 25, the … Continue reading “G-Men” Defeat Choudrant Oilers In Game at Hico

Downsville Junior Homemakers Do Social Service Work

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 In continuing their social service this year, the Downsville Junior Homemakers packed two boxes for needy families. Fresh fruits were bought for the boxes and canned fruit and old toys were brought by the girls from home. The club bought paints and the girls showed much enthusiasm while remodeling and painting … Continue reading Downsville Junior Homemakers Do Social Service Work

Parish Educational System Rapidly Moving Forward

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 PROJECTS AT HIGH SCHOOLS NEARING COMPLETION; SCHOOLS RANKING HIGH A bright, promising future now looms ahead of the educational system in Union Parish, thinks Elton J. Upshaw, Parish Superintendent. He is joined in this opinion by members of the parish school board and others connected with the system in the parish, … Continue reading Parish Educational System Rapidly Moving Forward

WPA Project For Sidewalks Here Has Been Approved

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 Among twenty-eight WPA projects which have recently been approved by the State Planning Commission is one for sidewalks in Farmerville which calls for the sum of $24,535.00, according to Commissioner J. Lester White in a communication issued from Baton Rouge last week end. This will be a great step forward, it is … Continue reading WPA Project For Sidewalks Here Has Been Approved

Scarborough Wins In Attorney’s Race

The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 Vote Exceedingly Close In Returns Truett L. Scarborough, Ruston attorney, was elected in yesterday's run-off election to fill the unexpired term of the late T. C. Bergeron as district attorney for the Third Judicial District of Louisiana. The vote was exceedingly close when all the precincts were reported, and with complete but … Continue reading Scarborough Wins In Attorney’s Race

Marion

The GazetteJanuary 18, 1939 Mr. and Mrs. Murray Green and children of Farmerville visited relatives here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Kyle and children of Alton were the weekend guests of their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Max P. Watson of Monroe spent Sunday with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd K. Watson, Jr. spent the ween … Continue reading Marion

Pat Murphy Made Chairman in Union For Birthday Event

The GazetteJanuary 18, 1939 Baton Rouge, La.,January 16, 1939 The appointment of Sheriff Pat Murphy as Union Parish Chairman of the Committee for the celebration of the President's Birthday to direct the activities in the drive to raise funds for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis is announced by State Treasurer A. P. Tugwell, who is State … Continue reading Pat Murphy Made Chairman in Union For Birthday Event

Eight from Union Parish Attend Meeting at Calhoun

The GazetteJanuary 18, 1939 By S. D. Reech, County Agent More than 200 farmers and farm women gathered at the Calhoun Experiment station last Saturday to get new and important information on the care and management of the home orchard. Dr. Morgan in charge of the Horticultural work at that station, demonstrated proper methods of pruning, … Continue reading Eight from Union Parish Attend Meeting at Calhoun

Rocky Branch

The GazetteJanuary 18, 1939 You are cordially invited to join our singing class each Saturday night. The purpose of these singings are not to vie with the other person for prominence, but to sing humbly, making melody in our hearts to God. Forth Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock Rev. B. F. Wallace, Superintendent of Louisiana Baptist … Continue reading Rocky Branch

Bernice

The GazetteJanuary 11, 1939 Rev. A. T. Mitchell filled his regular appointments Sunday at the Baptist church. He presented on a most beautiful manner two wonderful sermons and both morning and evening services brought a large number of people. Rev. Mitchell is a very consecrated man of God and all of the people who think he … Continue reading Bernice