Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
February 7th 1906

NOTICE. Pay day 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.

Messrs. Sam Green and Louis Arent, of Bernice spent Sunday in Farmerville.

Messrs. Miles and Hollis of the Walnut Lane vicinity were pleasant callers at our office last Friday.

Mr. R. Tucker of Tucker, La., was in Farmerville Friday.

Mrs. J. W. Elder left Saturday for a visit of a few days to her mother in Ruston.

Attorneys Price and Roberts of Ruston were in Farmerville last Thursday and Friday on legal business.

Judge R. B. Dawkins and District Attorney Preaus left Saturday for Ruston to hold a session of district court in Lincoln Parish this week.

FOR RENT. Good farm 3 miles from town, known as the Scott place, 3 dwellings good barns and open land for 3 to 5 plows. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Hon. Edward Everett and Dr. J. G. Taylor left Saturday for New Orleans where they go to attend the meeting of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Louisiana.

Mr. J. D. Baughman has just received a car load of nice buggies and invites the prospective buyer to inspect his stock before buying elsewhere.

Write the American Telegraph and Shorthand College, Bastrop, La., for their special offer for January and February. DO NOT DELAY!

Mesdames O. Baughman and E. Levi of Farmerville and Mrs. J. M. Steeten (?) and Miss Gladys McGowan of Marion were guests of the Mosleys today. – Monroe Star.

The beautiful weather which this section has been enjoying for the past two months came to a sudden close Sunday night with a severe blizzard accompanied with sleet followed by a snow storm Tuesday.

Mr. D. W. Doss and family, formerly of Strong, Ark., moved to Farmerville last week and are occupying the residence known as the Shuster place. Mr. Doss is a first class jeweler and watch repairer and is opening up a shop here.

A painter in Monroe last week, after having been on a drunk for some time walked out on the traffic bridge across the Ouachita river and jumped off. When he was pulled out of the ice cold water he explained that he did it to sober up. No doubt it was quite effective in its result.

Messrs. H. W. Reagan, Geo. Ramsey and Will Futch happened to quite a serious accident one night last week while coming in from the country. It seems that it was so dark that they could not tell exactly how the road ran, in turning a curve the buggy ran upon this side of the bank and turned over, throwing them all out. Mr. Ramsey had his right arm broken and Mr. Reagan received a painful sprain in his shoulder. Mr. Futch was practically unhurt.

NOTICE. I have one hundred, fine young American bred mules for sale, three and four yours old. John Dowell, 614 Brazoe St., Austin, Texas.

The Missouri Pacific System of the Agricultural Department will be her with a special car of agricultural exhibits and will lecture at the Courthouse on Thursday night, February 15 at 7:30 o’clock.

Mr. F. E. Mayo had the misfortune of getting a nasty fall Tuesday, painfully injuring one of his arms.

TO THE PEOPLE OF LINVILLE. I take this method of expressing my regrets at having to leave you. I thank you for your practice in the past and hope to receive a share of it in the future. Dr. J. M. Wheelis, Marion, LA.

We are informed that Mr. T. A. Crow left last week for Hot Springs for treatment of a very severe attack of white swelling in one of his legs. It is very probable that an amputation will be necessary.

Janitor Dawson of the courthouse put out a lot of young shade trees around the courthouse square which will make it very attractive in a few years.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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