Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
December 6, 1905

Christmas is nearly here.

Turnip greens and pork and getting good now.

J. Ed. Roark was over from Marion yesterday.

Farmerville is now beginning to put on holiday airs.

T. A. Gibson was over from Felsenthal yesterday.

Will Martin, the jolly drummer, was here last week.

Prof. Griffin was over from Ouachita City Saturday.

Mr. W. P. Seaman was here one day this week from Huttig.

Out High school continues to grow in numbers and interest.

Mr. W. K. Jackson is installing a shingle mill near the depot.

Agent Mayo made a business trip to Marion the first of the week.

Mrs. Van Pierce has returned from a visit to her mother in Virginia.

Monday morning we had the heaviest white frost seen here for years.

The Thanksgiving dinner given by the ladies was a grand success in every way.

The Farmerville and Southern is now making prompt schedule time every day.

Dr. Jameson’s handsome new residence will soon be ready for a “house warming”.

Mr. Ed Platt of Ouachita City, spent Monday her looking after business interests.

The police jury set in regular session Monday. Proceedings will appear next week.

Job work in this office was rather heavy this week, hence local news is rather scarce.

Holiday displays are now being made by the merchants, and the small boy is in his element.

Rumor announces the marriage of Miss Lela Terrll, of Holmesville to Mr. Ed. Platt, of Marion.

Mr. C. T. Simmons of Marion passed through Sunday en route to New Mexico on a prospecting tour.

Mr. and Mrs. Munholland were called to Delhi last week by the illness of Mrs. Munholland’s brother.

The Washington Life will not write any new iniurance in this state but will carry out all existing contracts.

Mr. Ben Wilhite and Miss Claudia Moore were married at Point last Sunday, Justice of the Peace S. R. Terrell.

The young men of Farmerville have received invitations for a dance at the K. of P. Hall on the night of December 28th.

We have an interesting letter in this issue from Ouachita City, and we trust “Miss Prune” will send us a letter every week.

Mr. J. T. Trimble left Sunday for Crowley to be present at the marriage of his brother, Mr. W. L. Trimble which occurred Tuesday evening.

Attorney Crow is thinking of removing to some other town in the near future. We are sorry to see Mr. Crow leave, and trust he will change his mind and remain with us.

The physicians of Union Parish are requested to meet in Farmerville on December 19th to hold a meeting of the Union Parish Medical Association. C. H. Jameson, President.

The Farmerville Drug Co. will give away on December 26, the handsome $10 doll now on exhibition at their store. Each $1 purchase entitles purchaser to one chance. Call at our store for full information. Farmerville Drug Co.

The Lillie school gave a public dinner on Thanksgiving at which more than four hundred people gathered. An interesting program. was rendered and a good time generally indulged in by all present. Under the able management of Prof. Ray the Lillie school is prospering nicely.

The present editor and publisher will retire from the Gazette on the 26th of this month to enter upon his new duties in the office of the Times, at El Dorado, Ark. In making this change we go back to a town where we are well know, having lived there before. We have been connected with two of the papers now running in Union County, of which El Dorado is the county seat.

Election of Bank Directers. Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the charter of the Farmerville State Bank, an election will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 1906, at said Bank building, for the purpose of choosing seven directors of said bank for the ensuring year. T. J. Breed, Cashier Nov. 28, 1005. (1905)

It is a rare week when Uncle Sam does not allow another battleship to slip into the water, says the Burlinton Free Press.


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