Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
December 27, 1905

NOTICE. Pay is now at hand and all who are in arrears with the GAZETTE will please come forward and settle as soon as possible. GAZETTE PUB. CO.

Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Gill, of Lapile, Ark. are visiting relatives in and about Farmerville..

Miss Rosa Ramsey, who is a student at Marion, Ala., arrived home Saturday night to spend the holidays.

To arrive a car of Elwood Wire fencing, barb wire and nails. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Buce, of Lake Charles, La., are in Farmerville visiting Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Preaus.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Elder left Saturday for Ruston to spend the holidays with Mrs. Elder’s mother.

Mr. D. E. Laupheimer returned Thursday from Monroe where he has been for several days.

Mr. Dan Martin, of Farmerville, died Sunday morning after an illness of about three weeks with pneumonia.

Faultless Flour has so superior we buy it by the carload and can save you money. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Miss Mary Johnson leaves tomorrow for Farmerville to visit her friend, Miss Evie Sanders. – From Monroe Evening News of Dec. 19th.

Mrs. J. H. Sanders, nee Miss Bertha Cook, formerly of Farmerville, but now of Collinston is spending the holidays with her mother’s family here.

Mrs. J. B. Crockett and little son, Eugene, left last Saturday for points in Mississippi to spend the holidays with friends and relatives.

Mr. J. N. Hick, the enterprising merchant and planter of Moseleys Bluff was in town Tuesday and while here paid The Gazette a pleasant call.

Miss Cory Dawkins, a student of the Louisiana Industrial Institute, Ruston, La., is spending the holiday days here.

Miss Helena Selig returned home last week after quite a long visit to her sister Mrs. Bertha Haas, of Monroe.

If you want your old sewing machine to work as new bring it to me. I guarantee my work and I also sell the best machines made. Don’t buy until you see me. VAN PIERCE.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stancil and Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Covington went to Bernice Sunday to spend Christmas with relatives in that town.

The handsome doll which was given away by the Farmerville Drug Co. this Christmas was won by Miss Annie Preaus. 477 was the lucky number.

Wanted: Assistant teacher, Liggin School, Lincoln Parish, La., Salary $40.00 per month, to begin Jan. 1st 1906. Address Miss Edna Nelson, Dubach, La.

Mr. O. M. Taylor, the popular manager of the Farmerville Drug Co., left last Sunday for Fulton, Ky., to spend Christmas with relatives. He will return about January 1st, accompanied by Mrs. Taylor, who has been up there for some time.

The play Friday night, “The Old Maid’s Convention”, given by the school at the K. of P. Hall was quite a success. Owing to the inclemency of the weather there was not as large an audience as was expected, but those who were present enjoyed it very much.

We Were About to Say

That the new year is right on us.

That if your poll tax is still unpaid you are about to sleep over your rights

That you have from now until the 1st to attend to that important matter.

That the weather for the past week has been ideal.

That Xmas day especially was a “beaut”.

That the young people of our town are making things “hum” in a social way this week.

That the big dance is on for tomorrow night.

That the boys and girls are expecting a fine time.

That if they don’t have it it will be their own fault.

That “bug juice” was in evidence on our streets last Saturday.

That from the effects it seemed to have it could well be designated “bad whiskey”.

That now is a good time to subscribe for “The Gazette”.

That if you are not a subscriber already you ought to be.

That it would give us much pleasure to enter you name on our list.

That it seems a pretty sure thing that the Farmerville and Southern railroad will be put through to Ruston pretty soon.

That if it does old Farmerville will get a move on herself.

That she is already “moving”.

That anyone who has not been here for several years would hardly know the old town for the numerous beautiful buildings and other improvements.

Union Parish Medical Society Proceeding’s.

The Union Parish Medical Society met and entered into permanent organization at Farmerville, La., Dec. 19th, 1905, and reelected the same officers for the ensuing year viz:

Drs. C. H. Jameson President, Wm. Sellers Vice President, and R. L. Love Secretary and Treasurer. The first business in order was the payment of annual dues by all members present. The Society then received application for membership, and Dr. A. W. Kipp, Randolph, La., and C. S. McDonald, Spearsville, La., applied and were most cordially welcomed as members of our Society.

The Society next unanimously voted that the Secretary write each Physician in the Parish urging them the necessity of Professional organization and endeavor to arouse interest in Medical Society work, which is so necessary to the upbuilding of our profession.

Each member of our Society present agrees to use his utmost endeavors to interest others in professional organization and to induce new members to join our ranks.

It was then moved and seconded that we meet regularly on the first Monday’s February, April, June, August, October and December.

The Program for the February meeting will be an address on Professional Organization by the President, and discussion of same by the members. We will at this meeting become completely organized and the society earnestly requests every Physician in the Parish to be present and assist in arrianging an interesting program for the April session.

On notion and second The Gazette and Bernice Herald be requested to publish the proceedings of this meeting.

C. H. Jameson M. D. Pres.
R. L. Love M. D. Sec.

The young people of Farmerville were entertained Christmas night by Miss Bettie Haas.

Missrs Florence and Julia Donley, returned home last week from Sligo, La., where they have been for some time.

Mrs. Julia Young went to Felsenthal Saturday to spend Christmas with her niece, Mrs. M. Gilbert.

Mr. P. W. Seaman of Huttig was in town Monday night on business.

Gov. Blanchard has named the new health board of the State which is as follows: Dr. C. H. Irion of Bossier Parish, President, Dr. J. M. Batchellor of Orleans, Dr. William G. Armstrong of Orleans, Dr. G. Owen of Iberville, Dr. T. E. Schumpert of Caddo, Dr. G. W. Gaines of Madison and Dr. A. J. Perkins of Calcasieu.

The young people of our town are preparing to give a swell hop at the K. of P. Hall tomorrow night. We understand that it is to be the social event of the season. Quite a number of out of town guests are expected and everyone anticipates an excellent time.

Election of Bank Directors. 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, 1905.

NOTICE. The Woodman of the World will give a public installation of officers and supper next Monday night. The public are cordially invited to attend. D. O. RAMSEY, Clerk.

We learn that Mr. Pearson K. Ramsey is to be married to Miss Pearl Barr at 3 o’clock this afternoon. The Gazette joins in extending the happy young couple the congratulation of the season.

Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Clark of four miles north of town entertained the young people of this vicinity Tuesday night.

Mr. Sig Marx, formerly a resident of Farmerville but now of Monroe is in town to-day shaking hands with his many old friends.

Mr. Henry Haas, the efficient bookkeeper of R. P. Webb, Monroe, La., is at home for a few days.

To The Public We issue a signed guarantee and give you a useful present with each bottle of Dr. Quick’s Antiseptic, that it is better than any antiseptic or liniment you have ever used. Price 35 cents. Farmerville Drug.

Miss Ellen Haas, who has been away for several months visiting relatives in Bernice and other points returned home Tuesday. She was accompanied by Misses Cloud and Weinberg of Junction City and Miss Lowery of Bernice who will be her guests for a few days.

The Christmas tree at the Baptist church Monday night was patronized and enjoyed by the most of the people of our town. The tree was beautifully decorated with presents and lit up with candles and our genial friend Horace Ludwig makes an admirable Santa Claus.

The most deplorable feature of the whiskey traffic is the fact that sometimes boys, almost mere children will get hold of it and become intoxicated. We noticed quite a number of drunken men on our streets last Saturday and we also noticed that Saturday and we also noticed that a majority of them were very young boys, some of them hardly in their teens.

Accept No Substitute There is nothing just as good for Malaria, Chills and Fever as Dr. Mendenhall’s Chill and Fever Cure. Take it as a general tonic and at all times in place of quinine. If it fails to give satisfaction Farmerville Drug Co. will refund.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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