Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
February 15, 1905

The steamer Oceola arrived at Farmerville landing Sunday night.

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

Hon. W. D. Munholland made a business trip to Monroe and other points last week.

Miss Maude Selig returned home Sunday from Bernice where she has been visiting.

Mr. C. T. Simmons the popular Mutual Life Insurance man of Marion was in Farmerville last week.

We have just received a car load of wagons and buggies and will sell them cheap. J. D. BAUGAMAN.

It is reported that N. G. Tippett, a prominent merchant of West Monroe, La., failed last week with liabilities amounting to $70,000.

A full line of new school books just received at THE GAZETTE OFFICE.

B. F. Pleasant accompanied by his daughter miss Annie, left last week for a visit to Col. R. G. Pleasant of Shreveport.

Just received a car load of the celebrated Weber wagons, and a car of surreys and buggies, call on me before purchasing. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

We are glad to state that Mr. S. C. Selig of Bernice who, for the past few days has been critically ill with appendicitis, is now rapidly improving.

We have just received a car load of Fertirlizer, Acid Phosphate and Cotton Bol. Get our prices before buying. J. D. BAUGMAN.

MARRIED — At the residence of the brides father on February 1st, 1905, Mr. G. R. Hicks and Miss Sallie Maxey. Rev. H. Archer officiating.

Large assortment of the best fountain pens for sale at THE GAZETTE OFFICE.

L. W. Jarmon, a merchant of Marion, La., filed petition in the Federal court of New Orleans last week. His liabilities were about $5,236 with assets of about $2,000.

EXPRESS OFFICE OPEN. On and after Jan. 24th. the Pacific Express Office in Farmerville will be open for business. SIM BURK, Agt.

Dr. J. G. Taylor and Hon. Edw. Everett returned home Friday from New Orleans where they went to attend the session of the Masonic Grand lodge of Louisiana.

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

About the latter part of February or the 1st of March Miss May Bird will open up a nice line of millinery goods in the store of W. J. Turnage, Farmerville. Miss Bird is now in St. Louis selecting her stock. Call and see her goods .

The jury commissioners met in Farmerville Tuesday for the purpose of drawing a grand jury to serve for the next six months and a petit jury to serve for the coming jury term of court in March.

Furniture Store.

Don’t you want some furniture, a working stove or a heater? I have received a car load of furniture consisting of bed-room suits, tables, chairs, dressers, rockers, safes, wardrobes, beds, mattresses, bed springs, etc. When you want furniture, price may goods and I will suit you. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Cards are out announcing the marriage of Mr. W. J. Atkinson to Miss Caroline Spindle of Monroe, La., on Tuesday evening, February 21st, 1905. Mr. Atkinson is a native of Farmerville, having resided here all of his life until a few years ago he went to Monroe. We have long admired him for his noble traits of character and his couriers gentlemanly manners; and in this, his new found happiness, we wish him all the joys of his anticipetless.

The Police Jury adjourned last Wednesday to meet again in call session Monday but on account of the inclemency of the weather only two members put in their appearance.

It has now developed that the Baton Rouge earthquake last week was nothing more than the accidental explosion of dynamite on a plantation a few mile out of the city.


I am selling “Stubbs’ Formular for cotton and corn.” Guaranteed analysis. Orders respectfully solicited. B.F. PLEASANT.

Messrs. M. F. Cary and A. B. Ford, two prominent citizens of the D’Arbonne neighborhood were in Farmerville Tuesday.

Mrs. J. H. Sanders nee Cook of Collinston, La. arrived in Farmerville Monday to spend several days with her mother, Mrs. Ella Cook.

Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Ham are happy over the arrival of a new baby boy in their family.

Dr. C. H. Jameson has recently received the appointment of Surgeon for the Farmerville & Southern Railroad.

To All Whom It May Concern

Notice is hereby given that all accounts owed to J. W. Stancil and Bro. not settled or definitely arranged by March 1st 1905 will be placed in the hands of Price, Roberts, and Elder for collection.



On January 28th, 1905 Mr. and Mrs. D. K. McLaurin celebrated their fifty wedding anniversary at the home of their son-in-law, Mr. W. F. Lindsey, of Ruston, La. Many of their friends were there to congratulate them and extend to them wishes that their last days should be their happiest.

All their children were present except one son who is away in New Orleans.

The time was very pleasantly spent. During the evening all were most highly entertained by several very appropriate readings given by Miss Grace Carter, the talented elocution teacher of Mr. Lebanon college.

After this all repaired to the dining hall where Dr. J. R. Edwards, oldest son of Mrs. McLaurin, in a few well chosen words expressed to them and those present the joys the occasion furnished. All were then bountifully served to many of the good things to eat.

The couple were kindly remembered by their friends with quite a number of one, five and ten dollar gold pieces as an expression of good wishes.



The venire drawn for February and March is set aside and a new one will be drawn for March and April. January 30, 1905.

EDWARD EVERETT, Clerk of Court.

The case of Dick Craighead who, it will be remembered was tried and convicted for the murder of Mrs. Ike McKee in the Claiborne Parish court, was granted a new trial by the Supreme Court Monday, on the grounds that during the trial of Craighead, seven jurors who had been accepted and sworn were at the noon recess, locked up for an hour with jurors who had not yet been sworn.

The first year of the Russian-Japanese war came to a close last week.


I have now located in Farmerville and opened up a sewing machine repair shop. Will rebuild any make of machine and guarantee to give perfect satisfaction.


We have a choice assortment of the latest books which have just arrived. This stock was ordered for the holidays trade but was delayed, therefore we are selling them cheap. If you want something good to read call at THE GAZETTE office and look over our stock.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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