McLennan County, Texas
January 1945


Mart Daily Herald

Monday

January 22, 1945

 N. WHITE, FORMER MART RESIDENT, DIES

N. White, 79, formerly of Mart, died at Providence hospital, Waco, Sunday morning, following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Littlepage Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Mart Cemetery.
Mr. White was, for a number of years, engaged in the watch, gun, and bicycle repair business in Mart, his shop being where the Jenkins Klean Klothes ship is now located.  His wife passed away here in 1941. For the past three years he made his home with his son, Bob White, in Waco.



MART DAILY HERALD
MONDAY
JANUARY 22, 1945

 PRAIRIE HILL GIRL DIES OF RIFLE WOUNDS

Ethel Faye Eaton, 6-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Eaton, Route 4, Mart near Prairie Hill, died in a Waco hospital Friday night of gunshot wounds sustained a few hours earlier in a neighbor's smokehouse.  The child had gone to the farm home of Jesse West, and was playing with his small son when the rifle was knocked from a rack and discharged, bullet entering her forehead.  She was rushed to the hospital where surgery and blood plasma failed to revive her.
Her mother had left her at the West home while she went to the postoffice to mail a package to her son who is a prisoner of war in Germany. Eleven brothers and one sister survive besides the parents.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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