November 15, 1905
We lead, the others follow. Farmerville Gro. Co.
Mr. F. E. Mayo made a business trip to Little Rock last week.
The Edward Everett spent several days in Monroe last week.
A big line of Nunnally’s and Lowney’s fine candies just received at Farmerville Drug Co.
Mrs. Edward Everett and children, who have been visiting relatives in Monroe for a week, returned home Monday.
We now have the most complete stock of fancy and staple groceries in Farmerville, at prices that defy competition. Farmerville Gro. Co.
Everybody turn out and take supper with the Ladies’ Aid Society on the night of Thanksgiving, and help a good cause.
Holiday goods will be on display soon at the various stores of our town, and the small boy will be in his glory.
The publisher and wife spent last Sunday in Bernice with friends, and we were agreeably surprised at the growth of our sister town.
The Farmerville Drug Co., in addition to their already complete line of fine perfumes, has opened a full line of Paul Reiger’s fine perfumes.
The Mattie left for Monroe last Monday morning, and the prospects are good for regular navigation from now on through the season.
Mr. J. H. Meeks, who lives three miles east of town, presented the Gazette office with a sweet potato last week which weighed 6 1/4 pounds. Who can beet this?
Mr. E. G. Carroll and family have moved to the country, and Prof. Monroe and family will occupy the house vacated by Mr. Carroll.
Conductor Cargile, who ran the passenger train here last summer, has returned from a visit to his old home in Alabama, and is again at work for the E. & B.
The Railroad Commission has ordered the Farmerville & Southern authorities to place a station agent at Marion not later than December 1st. We congratulate our sister town.
The Ladies Aid Society will give supper on Thanksgiving night, the proceeds to go for charitable purposes. The place of serving the supper will be made known at as early date.
On Monday afternoon Mr. Jeff Lovelady shot Louis Page (colored) in the right breast, inflicting a wound which resulted in death about two hours later. The trouble arose over a horse trade, and Mr. Lovelady says he fired the shot in self defense.
Mrs. Van Pierce left last Saturday for the bedside of her mother in Virginia, who has received a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Pierce accompanied her as far as Choudrant, and on his return Sunday the team became unmanageable and he was thrown from the vehicle badly spraining his right arm in the fall.
Teacher Program. On Thursday, November 30, there will be teachers program rendered by the school at Lillie. There will be dinner on the ground and the public generally is invited, especially the teachers.