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     S. A. French Dies -- A telegram reeceived at Faulkner last week by Mr. George French conveyed the sad news that his uncle S. A. French, had passed away at Siloam Sprinks, Ark., after an illness of several months. The news quickly spread about and caused general sorrow as deceased enjoyed the friendship of every one in this vicinity, which he called home for so many years, and it was hard to comprehend that the genial old gentleman would never again be seen in our midst.
    Shep French, as he was familiarly called, was a resident of Faulkner and vicinity for forty-two years, coming here soon after the war and settling on a farm one mile north of Faulkner, where he lived until the spring of 1902. He then built a cozy little home in Faulkner and lived there until September 1907, when the family went to Siloam Sprinks, Ark., for the winter and liked the country so well that they decided to remain there permanently and purchased a home.       
              (Evening Times-Republican; Marshalltown, Iowa; March 21, 1910)


     Presiding Edler W. F. Pitner went to Faulkner this morning to hold conference in Ackley, Pleasant Ridge and Geneva. He will preach in Pleasant Ridge and Geneva Sunday. Rev. Pitner has just secured a new pastor for the vacancy at Faulkner and Applington, which is one charge. The new pastor, Rev. L. C. Robb, will probably arrive in Faulkner Sunday to begin his work. He comes from Indianapolis, Ind.
               (Evening Times-Republican; Marshalltown, Iowa; December 2, 1904)

 

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