Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
January 4, 1905

New Years resolutions are now here. Have you made them?

Mr. O. H. Thompson of Marion, was in Farmerville Monday.

For sale cheap for cash or for approved paper. 1 good iron safe. J. G. TRIMBLE.

Miss Helena Selig left Wednesday for a visit to friends and relatives in Monroe.

Mr. Emmett Lee spent the holidays with his brother, Mr. Robert Lee, Little Rock, Ark.

FREE TUITION TO ALL in Harris Bus. College, Jackson, Miss.

Miss Birdie Cook, who is teaching school at Dubach was at home for the holidays.

An old friend and ex-Sheriff, Pat Murphy of El Dorado, Ark., was in Farmerville Tuesday.

Miss Eda Jameson, who is teaching music at Bernice, spent the Christmas holidays at home in Farmervile.

Residence and lots in Farmerville are for sale. Terms easy. B. F. PLEASANT.

Blanchard recently appointed a genial fellow-townsman, G. Murphy assessor for Union Parish.

Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Selig and son of Bernice spent the holiday with Mr. Selig’s mother in Farmerville.

Mr. Mose Hartman of Ruston is visiting relatives and friends in Farmerville this week.

Miss Florence Donley, who is teaching school at Spearsville, accompanied by Miss Willie High(?) of Junction City, is spending a few days at home.

Miss Annie Pratt, a charming, accomplished young lady of El Dorado, Ark., is visiting in Farmerville, the guest of Mrs. J. Taylor.

The Gazette is glad to note that Mrs. H. Sanders, who has been having such a severe siege with fever is now able to be on the mind.

(?) Lee and Ben Taylor, two students of the State University, were home for Christmas, returned to Baton Rouge Monday.

Miss Bessie Broadwell of Simsboro, La., spent the holidays in Farmerville, the guest of her uncles family, Hon. Fred F. Preaus.

Mr. Gordon Murphy of Monroe, of our genial fellow-townsman, G. E. Murphy spent several days of last week in Farmerville.

Elvin B. Davis, an old and well known citizen of Union Parish living near Dubach, La., was ran over and killed by an Arkansas Southern train at Dubach last Saturday.

Col. R. G. Pleasant returned to Shreveport Monday after having spent the Christmas holidays with relatives at Farmerville. He was accompanied by his father, Mr. B. F. Pleasant.

We have just received a supply of The Rev. Irl R. Hick’s Almanac for 1905 which we are selling for 25 cents a copy. They are very cheap at this price. Get one.

Mr. D. E. Laupheimer made a business trip to Hope, Ark., last week. Judging from his pleasant smile his return Dave must have been very successful with the business which called him forth.

All parties that have cotton stored with me on account must make arrangement to tell the same by Dec. 23rd. I can not hold cotton longer than said dates and it will be sold for market price. J. B. BAUGHMAN.

Cards are out announcing the marriage of Mr. J. M. Gibson of Oakland to Miss Corean Jarmon of Marion, La., which happy event will take place on the 11th. The Gazette extends hearty congratulations to the young couple and wishes them a long, happy and prosperous life.

Our old friend and former fellow-townsman, Mr. J. A. Manning of Ruston, La., is in Farmerville this week visiting his many friends and relatives, “Uncle Gus,” despite the many mile-stones which he has passed on the road of Life, is still looking hale and hearty and we hope that he will enjoy his present good health for many years to come.


My residence and three acres of ground situated in the heart of Farmerville. The house has been recently painted and the house put in excellent repair. Located within two blocks of the Methodist and Baptist churches and the high school. Occupies an entire square and has a good barn, servants house and excellent water. Price $2000, one half cash and the balance in one and two years with 6 per cent interest. L. E. THOMAS, SHREVEPORT, LA.,

We learn that Miss Scott has given up her music class in Farmerville and will soon depart for her home in Tennessee.

All parties indebted to me either by note or account must make settlement by January 1st. else I will be compelled to turn it over to an Attorney for collections. This means all that own me.

I am compelled to take this step in order to meet my obligations and have to push tose that are indebted to me. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Attention Farmers!

Do you expect to use fertilizers’ cotton seed meal or acid phosphate next season? If so, I am prepared to contract with you at market price from on ton to a car load. With exchange fertilizer for cotton seed. Place your order with me early and avoid delays. Can deliver in January at your railroad station. I sell only such fertilizers as are fully guaranteed. B. F. Post, Lillie, La.

We wish to call attention to the professional card of the new law firm of Preaus and Mathews which appears in this issue. This partnership dates from Jan. 1st. and will be limited, of course, to the civil practice. Mr. Preaus, the senior member of the firm, is our popular district Attorney and is a man who is known far and near for his many sterling qualities and his strict attention to business. Mr. Mathews is a young man who has only been with us for a few short months, but it has been long enough for him to make many warm friends in Farmerville and throughout Union Parish, by his many manly traits of character and his courteous manners.

To the new firm the Gazette wishes a happy new year and much prosperity.

Selig and Baughman have recently added a large, handsome bus to their already finely equipped livery stable.

Miss Elizabeth Mosley, who has been spending the holidays with her sister, Mrs. R. L. Love, left Friday for Boyce, La., where she is to teach this year.

Notice to all parties whom I have bought seed from on contract, will get same ready for shipment stored at warehouse, at all times I am still paying cash for seed. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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