Around Union Parish

The Gazette
November 1, 1899

NOTICE.  I will soon begin to send out statements to all who are in arrears for The Gazette, and those who object to getting what many are pleased to style a “dun”, must settle their dues within the next few days. Also parties due me on account or note must likewise settle. Have carried some old mutters over a long time, and unless they are satisfactorily arranged this fall I will force settlement by suit.  —   J. G. Trimble

Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cargill visited relatives in Vienna this week.

G. L. Shields is head quarters for fancy groceries.

Mr. D. L. Cromwell says business at Bernice is quite good.

Capt. H. W. McLeod went to Arkansas Monday on business.

Mr. D. H. Takewell informs us that there is a great deal of serious sickness in Marion ward.

WANTED – Brass, copper, beeswax, tallow, egg, furs. — D. Stein

Messrs. J. D. Baughman and Edward Everett returned from Junction City Tuesday

Mr. J. W. Taylor has resigned his position as deputy sheriff of this parish.

Dr. J. F. Johnston and wife, of Ruston are visiting in Farmerville.

Early risers got a glimpse of Jack Frost Monday morning. That was his first appearance this fall.

Born — To Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hayes; on Tuesday morning, October, 31, 1899, a boy.

Editor Terral has moved the Herald office to the J. G. Davis building on Washington street.

The Epworth League gave an interesting literary entertainment Sunday evening at the Methodist church.

Mr. Jenkins died in Shiloh Friday evening of consumption after a protracted illness of several months.

Several patrons and friends of the Farmerville High School enjoyed the recitations and interesting debate by the pupils last Friday.

All kinds of machinery fittings, belting inspirators, &c., for sale at lowest market prices at Haas Mercantile Co., Ltd., Bernice, La.

Mr. Beverly Reagan, of Ouachita City ward, died last Thursday, and was buried at Liberty cemetery Friday.

Messrs. A. A. Cann, Sr., and A. A. Cann, Jr., of Ruston, spent a few days with relatives in this parish.

Mr. J. C. Montgomery has moved his family to his home in West Monroe. He has purchased the McGrath residence.

Bring you watches, clocks, &c. Every thing in my line carefully repaired; and all work guaranteed.

Mr. Wm. Green, of Cherry Ridge neighborhood, returned from Monroe Sunday. His son went to Mississippi to look after their stave interests there.

Lost. — On the streets of Farmerville during the recent Fair a rectangular-shaped gold cuff button, with cross on the front. Finder will bring same to this office and get liberal reward.

After an illness of only a few days with pneumonia Mrs. R. E. Thompson died last Thursday at her husband’s home in Marion. She leaves a husband and three small children to mourn her untimely death.

When in Farmerville call at the grocery store of Mr. Geo. L. Shields. He has just received a full line of fancy groceries, bacon, flour, sugar, coffee, rice, hams, lard, tobacco and snuff. Nuts and fruits of all kinds. Most goods for the least money.

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