Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
November 16, 1904


All parties indebted to me either by note or account are requested to come forward and make settlement. By no being the date opposite your name on the Gazette you can see how much you owe for the paper. Unless your indebtedness is paid soon or otherwise arranged satisfactorily you will find the claim in the hands of a collector or attorney. So please come forward and settle promptly. J. G. TRIMBLE.


Cotton is worth 9 5-16 today.

? George Amber, a popular ? was on our streets Thursday.

J. Ed. Roark, a leading resident of Marion was a visitor in Farmerville Tuesday.

W. D. Munholland left ? for a visit to his father in Delhi, La.

Bring your cotton to Farmerville and get the top of the market.

J. H. Anderson made a trip to New Orleans last ? returning home Sunday.

We will pay the highest market price for cotton. Give us a call before selling. J. W. Stancil & Bro.

R. L. Love is moving his family from Mosleys Bluff to Farmerville this week.

We are glad to learn that Miss ? Murphy who has been quite ill for some time in very much better.

We have on hand a few buggies and surries which we will sell very cheap as we want to close them out before ordering. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

?. H. W. Regan of Ruston was in Farmerville the first part of the week on business.

?. L. M. Pullin, a prominent ? of Ouachita City was a visitor on our streets last Monday.

We regret to state that Mr. J. Sanders is still quite sick at his ?’s residence in Farmerville.

We have received one car load of High Patent flour which we will sell at $5.30 per barrel. J. W. Stancil & Bro.

? Clifton Mathews has let the ? for the building of a hand? new residence on his lot in the Smith Addition of Farmerville.

I have a few sets of double and single buggy harness which I will sell cheap for cash. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

The contract for the new baptist patronage has been let to Messrs. ? and Mitchell and the work will commence at once.

Messrs. W. P. Watson and A. J. ?, two prominent citizens of Claiborne Parish are in Farmerville this week.

Hon. F. F. Preause returned Saturday from Ruston where he was been for the past few days attending court.

The residence, library and several out buildings at the State Expe?ental Station situated at Cal? nd were destroyed by fire yesterday.

THAT MOST EXCELLENT, PRACTICAL, PROGRESSIVE, INSTITUTION, HARRIS’ BUSINESS COLLEGE, Jackson Miss., is now in a position to give a FIRST-CLASS business course without the cost of tuition. They can only take a limited number. Write them at once.

We hear a rumor to the effect that the schedule on the Farmerville and Southern railroad will be changed soon. The train will come by here in the afternoon and leave the next morning. This would be much more convenient to the people of Farmerville.

Rev. J. G. Sloane of Ruston filled his regular appointment at the Methodist church in Farmerville last Sunday and Sunday night. We understand that this was Rev. Sloane’s valedictory sermon and unless the conference sees fit to return him to Farmerville, the Methodists will lose a very valuable pastor.

Do not fail to read the excellent offer which the Louisiana State University makes to farmers in this issue. The Agricultural branch of the university is thorough in every respect and any young farmer who wishes to learn the scientific as well as the practical side of his profession should, by all means, take advantage of this ten week course which they are offering free of charge.

We wish to call attention to a mistake in our last weeks issue in regard to J. W. Stancil and Bro’s notice. The notice should have been “flour $6.30 per barrel” as it stands this week instead of $5.30″ as it appeared last week.

We are informed that Mr. Sam Haile, a prominent citizen of the eastern part of the parish had the misfortune of losing his entire gin house and saw mill outfit as well as 12 bales of cotton by fire last Sunday night. It is thought that the fire was of incendiary origin.

Mrs. W. E. Dean and children of Portland, Ark., who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Trimble in Farmerville for the past few weeks left Monday via the Farmerville & Southern for their home. Mrs. Dean and children were accompanied by Miss Louise M. Trimble who goes to visit them.

Miss Belle Trimble left Monday for Orange, Tex., where she goes to visit her brother Mr. Sam C . Trimble, from which place she will go to Hannible, Mo., to visit relatives.

Capt. Ashby of the Farmerville & Southern who has been to St. Louis for the past few days returned last Saturday.

Notice. Parties holding seed tickets against me will turn them in to J. D. Baughman and get the cash. He will also give you prices. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Mill.

A terrible tragedy was enacted in Alexandria last Friday night resulting in the killing of a negro woman by the name of Iretta Parker and policeman B. G. Aymond by a negro who goes under the name of Tom Underwood.

I seem that Underwood shot the negro woman in a house and the officer, hearing her schreme (scream) went to the house and demanded admittance upon which the negro Underwood fired on the officer, killing him instantly and then made his escape. A reward of $600 has been offered for his arrest.

NOTICE. Mr. J. D. Porter, a contractor from Tennessee, expects to locate in Farmerville. Anyone expecting to build a house should figure with him before letting contract. Plans made and estimates cheerfully furnished. For further information address. J. D. PORTER, care of Gazette, Farmerville, La.

Honor Roll for Louter School, Louter, La.,

Mamie Binford, Ernest Gulley, Ralph Gulley, Laymon Holloway, Jasper Holloway, Viola Holloway, Green Holloway, Millard Holloway, Luther Jones, Gladys Jones, Gussie Manning, Malsie Tubbs, Rhoda Usrey, Sallie Usrey, Ludella Usrey, Sallie Wynne, Etta Usrey, Mamie Usrey, Bryan Usrey, Dewey Usrey, and Malisia Wynne. BYRDE PRYOR ORR, Teacher, Nov. 17, 1904.

Best Liniment on Earth.

Henry D. Baldwin, Supt. City Water Works, Shullsburg, Wis., writes: “I have tried many kinds of liniment but have never received much benefit until I used Ballard’s Snow Liniment for rheumatism and pains. I think it the best liniment on earth.” 25c, 50c, b100, Sold by J. D. Baughman.

The deacons of the baptist church last week sold the baptist parsonage, the house known as the old Manning place, to Mr. J. C. Cargill. We understand that a new parsonage will be built at once on a lot adjoining the one sold.

Rev. Eliott and family have moved to Farmerville and are temporally occupying one of Mr. Baughmans’ residences in the western part of town until the baptist parsonage can be completed.


About thirty farmers or young men interested in agriculture to take the SHORT WINTER COURSE in AGRICULTURE to begin on Monday, January, 2, 1905, and continue ten weeks, at the LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY and AGRICULTURAL and MECHANCIAL COLLEGE at Baton Rough.

The course will embrace subjects of great importance to progressive farmers, and each subject will be treated in a thoroughly instructive and practical manner.

Tuition is free to all students from Louisiana, and living expenses will be made as low as possible.

Write for full information.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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