Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
March 8, 1905

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

Mr. K. A. Pleasant made a business trip to Bernice last week.

The Red Front Store is headquarters for fruit and produce.

Mrs. H. R. Simmons is quite sick at her home in Farmerville.

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

Clifton Mathews went to Bernice Sunday.

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

Judge R. B. Dawkins and Hon. F. F. Preaus left Sunday for Ruston.

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

The Ouachita river steamer Columbia was burned at the docks in New Orleans last week.

Two $45 drop head machines for $15 each. VAN PIERCE.

We are glad to learn that Mr. B. F. Pleasant is rapidly improving from his long spell of illness.

Laupheimer says for fresh groceries call at the Red Front.

We regret to learn that Mrs. Matthews has been quite sick for several days past.

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

The Mardi Gras of New Orleans in now on in all its gorgeous splendor.

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

We are informed that M. Gilbert of Farmerville will move to Marion and put in a barber shop there.

Money to Lend.

Money advanced to Merchants and Farmers desiring to hold their cotton for higher prices. J. Renwick, Monroe, La.

Miss Eva Maroney of Oakland is visiting her brother Mr. James Maroney in Farmerville.

FOR SALE CHEAP. One pair National Computing Scales. J. G. TRIMBLE

Miss Annie Pleasant, after several weeks visit to her brother, Col. R. G. Pleasant in Shreveport returned home last week.

We have just received a car load of the celebrated Junita flour for $6.75 per barrel. We also have plenty of feed stuff on hand. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. P. S. George Ambler, the genial representative of Hancock Tobacco Co. was in Farmerville Tuesday interviewing our merchants in the interest of his firm.

Among those passing through Monroe today enroute to New Orleans to enjoy the Carnival festivities was W. D. Munholland, the well known Farmerville Attorney. –Monday News.

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.

Something that every town, village and community needs and by all means should have is a good school. In this respect Farmerville has been blessed for the past few years and more especially this year. The school here, under the able management of Prof. J. B. Hix as principal, assisted by Misses Evans and Keysser has improved now the enrollment is over one hundred. Long life and prosperity to our good school for upon this is our civilization based.


Harriet Liles, a faithful colored woman, passed away at her home in Farmerville, La., on Wednesday morning at 1:20 o’clock, March the 1st, 1905. She was born in Alabama March 10, 1838. She was carried to New London, Ark., by her master, Rev. George Perry in 1844, sold by auction sale in Farmerville, La., Feb. 1855. Carson & Bayliss being the purchasers.

At the time of her death she was 66 years 11 months and 20 days old. She was an old time Methodist, receiving her religious training from her early slave owners. She lived a noble life.


Mr. Duke Selig and his mother, Mrs. Matilda Selig, left today for Shreveport to attend the bedside of Mr. Sidney Selig. They were accompanied Dr. C. H. Jameson.

“Notice to the public is hereby given, Mr. C. F. Ellis is no longer in our employ as General Agent of the Equitable Life, and is not empowered to represent us, or the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the U. S., either in the solicit of the U. S., either in the solicit of insurance, or in any other manner. WISDOM AND LEVY, GENERAL AGENTS.

Miss Helena Selig, who has been visiting relatives and friends in Monroe for several weeks past, returned home last week.

TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. Not is hereby given that all accounts owned 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. J. W. STANCIL & BRO.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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