From Farmerville

The Gazette
September 26, 1900

To Delinquents.

About October 1st I will send statements to parties indebted to me for subscriptions to The Gazette, also on running accounts and notes. Several person have been getting The Gazette for years without paying for it. Unless they settle up this fall, the paper will be stopped. If you don’t want to get a “dun” please pay what you owe me by October 1.   J. G. Trimble

Mr. R. Haas went to Monroe Tuesday on business.

Mr. W. J. Atkinson returned Monday afternoon from Ruston.

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

Read change in time of holding teacher’s examinations.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Everett’s child is very sick.

Mrs. Jane Lee was quite sick the first of the week, but we are glad to state that she is better now.

Mr. T. J. Breed, of Junction City, spent a couple days of last week in Farmerville.

Mrs. Jas. Rabun, of West Monroe is visiting relatives in Farmerville.

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

Messrs. W. D. Fryar and J. E. Vanlandingham, were in Farmerville Monday in the interest of their tombstone business.

After several days visit in Farmerville, Mrs. J. C. Montgomery and children returned to their home in West Monroe last Friday.

If you contemplate buying a piano, iron safe or any sort of machinery, apply at The Gazette office. Can save you money.

Rev. H. B. Thomason will preach at the Methodist church in Farmerville next Sunday morning and evening.

Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cargill returned home Tuesday from Lincoln Parish, where they spent a few days with relatives and friends.

The cotton ginner who gins for the usual toll will make some money this season for the first time in a number of years.

Mrs. M. A. Calloway, of Clifton, Tex., is visiting Mr. R. J. Rasbury and family in Farmerville.

Messrs. D. E. Laupheimer, of Ruston, and Jonas Selig, of Bernice, spent Monday –their New Year — in Farmerville with relatives.

Mules, Mares and Horses.

I will have a car load of good mules, family broke mares and saddle horses in Farmerville Saturday. This stock is all from Missouri.    J. D. Baughman.

Rev. J. V. B. Waldrop preached his farewell sermon at the Farmerville Baptist church Sunday morning. Mr. Waldron has served the church here since the beginning of the year.

Don’t forget the Democratic primary election next Tuesday, Oct. 2. There are said to be plenty of candidates for assessor, but it seems that Mr. Ward is to have the field to himself for surveyor.

Staves! Staves!!

I want to buy or contract for the following staves: 15,000 Pipes, 20,000 Hogsheads, 15,000 to 20,000 Clarets, 10,000 West Indies and 15,000 Barrels. Nothing but good staves wanted.  R. M. Gill.

We learn that two of Mr. J. C. Montgomery’s children have scarlet fever at West Monroe. They were in Farmerville last week and mingled with several children of our town as they were first taking the fever, and it is feared that the disease has been scattered here.

The will of the late R. F. Rabun, deceased, which was left in the clerk’s office for safe keeping, was opened last week. After paying his debts the testator willed the balance of his property to his niece, Mrs. Kate Gilbert, of our town.

Mr. S. R. Terral, of Holmesville, is fearful that one of his brothers and his brother’s wife were lost in the Galveston storm. The same name as that of his brother appeared among the list of fatalities; and he has not heard from him since the storm.

Real estate business was dull last week in the parish. Only one deed has been filed for record since our last report, viz: J. E. Davis to J. V. B. Waldrop, 132 acres of land for $150.

Sheriff Norris, of El Dorado, Ark., was in Union Parish the first of this week, on the lookout for crap-shooters, pistol toters, etc., who had decamped from Union County.

Dr. J. G. Evans, of Homer and Miss Carrie Taylor, of Haynesville, were married last week. The bridal couple spent a few days with relatives and friends in Farmerville — the guests of Dr. C. H. Jameson and family.

Mr. J. T. Wade’s mind has become slightly deranged, and his relatives intend to carry him to a sanitarium at New Orleans for treatment. Mr. Wade is a prominent merchant and large planter of D’Arbonne; and it is supposed that his sad condition is due to overwork. His family and friends are satisfied that medical treatment will soon restore him to his wanted good health.

The closing of Miss Cora Cook’s school next Friday evening at Pearson’s school house, six miles north of Farmerville, will be celebrated with an exhibition and pound supper. Entertainment will begin at 8 p. m. Patrons of the school and the the public generally are invited.

We are glad to learn that Mrs. Pauline Stein and her children survived the Galveston disaster. They, however, lost all their property. Mrs. Stein and family, so far as we know, were the only former residents of Farmerville in the ill-fated island city at the time of the flood.

We direct attention to the clearance sale advertisement of Mr. J. D. Baughman, which appears in this issue. In this day and time every body is looking for bargains. Mr. Baughman has a lot of seasonable goods which he is offering at strictly cost price. Go and see if he can’t fill your bill from his bargain lots.

Important Notice.

We are requested to ask if anybody knows the whereabouts of Mrs. Mary V. E. Johnson, whose maiden name was Mary V. E. Gilbert. If so they will confer a great good to her by giving such information to T. W. Pipes, of Douglas, Lincoln Parish, La., as he is informed she has an estate left to her which she can get if properly pushed. She was said to have been the wife of L. O. Johnson and they lived in this parish about the year 1890. Also B. F. Pleasant of Farmerville, La.

On account of the delay in completing our school building, the Downsville High School will not open until Monday, Oct. 8th. A literary entertainment and ice cream supper will be given for the benefit of the school Saturday night, Oct. 6th. Also a lecture — Our Bodies — by O. B. Staples. Two prize cakes will be awarded, one to the prettiest young lady, the other to the most popular young man present.  General admission 25 cents.

Married — At the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Ward, in ward two, Sept. 23, 1900. Mr. J. A. Auld to Miss Jessie Ward, S. R. Terral officiating.

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