From Farmerville

The Gazette
August 22, 1900

Mr. E. C. Drew, of Monroe was in Farmerville Monday.

Jury and witness claims cashed at The Gazette office.

Mr. Oscar Baughman is deputy clerk of court temporarily.

Best babbitt metal at this office. The best is the cheapest.

A protracted meeting is announced to begin at the Farmerville Baptist church next Sunday.

FOR SALE: 8 yoke work oxen and log wagon.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. G. B. Shields has been confined to his room the past week with slow fever.

Mrs. Carrie Boggs, of D’Arbonne vicinity, died Tuesday of swamp fever.

Cane mills and evaporating pans.  Monroe Harware Co. (LTD)

Deputy Sheriff J. W. Taylor has been confined to his bed for the past few days with fever.

Mr. A. J. Mashaw, Ruston’s popular jeweler, will spend the week in Farmerville.

A new lot of ledgers, record books and different kinds of stationery just received at The Gazette office.

The thermometer registered 97 degrees Tuesday in the shade. This is the highest notch it had reached this season.

This is the season of the year to get your gin machinery in repair. Best sort of babbit metal at The Gazette office. Lowest prices.

Monday there was a large crowd of representative people from all sections of the parish in Farmerville, it being the first day of court.

Judge R. B. Dawkins and District Attorney F. F. Preaus reached home Sunday afternoon from Ruston, where they closed a two weeks sitting of district court.

Miss Pearl Sherwood, of Ruston, spent a couple of days of last week in Farmerville. She was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. B. F. Pleasant.

Mr. James W. Crook, of the eighth ward, died last Thursday, after a week’s illness. It is supposed that his death was produced by injuries sustained in a fall.

Among the visiting attorneys at the present sitting of the district court at Farmerville are E. H. McClendon, Homer; Barksdale & Barksdale, C. B. Roberts, Ruston; W. R. Roberts, Bernice.

Greatly Reduced Rates to Chicago Via St. Louis I. M. & So. Ry.
August 24 to 27. For particulars call at ticket office or Phone 35.
H. D. Apgar.

Them members of the Democratic Executive committee of Union Parish are requested to meet at the court house in the town of Farmerville on September 1 at 1 p.m. for the purpose of transacting such business that may come before it.
C. H. Jameson, Chairman.

The vote in last week’s primary election in both the 4th and 5th congressional districts was unusually small owing to the fact. that neither of the candidates had an opponent. Braezeale was the nominee in the former district and Ransdell in the latter. Foster was also nominated for railroad commissioner without opposition.

The state board of education met at Baton Rouge last Wednesday, and named the new school boards for most of the parishes of the state. The board of Union Parish is as follows: J. A. Manning, J. G. Trimble, R. Haas, B. T. Hopkins, J. T. Davis, B. F. Grafton, E. L. Clark, R. M. Gill and M. W. Wilson.

The outlook for cotton in this parish is not near so good now as it was a week ago. During the past few days the plant has injured very materially. Being exceedingly full of sap, the hot sun and dry weather has caused cotton to wither and fall off. However, we have a fine corn yield, and it is safe.


Britton – Sutton — At the bride’s home, 6 miles southeast of Shiloh, La., on August 19th, 1900, Mr. R. B. Britton to Miss Jessie Sutton.


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