Mrs. Willie McCullers received Friday, a telegram bringing the sad news of the death of her brother, Mr. James Moncrief Bernard, which occurred at his home in Arkansas City on January 23. Mr. Bernard was a son of the late John Bernard, and was born and reared in this county. The news of his death was received with a deep feeling of sadness by his many friends here. Mr. Bernard had made his home in Arkansas City for the past seven years and was 43 years of age at the time of his death. (The Covington Leader, Thursday, February 1, 1917)

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