Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
March 28, 1906

Mr. H. W. Reagan of Ruston is a business visitor in Farmerville this week.

Mr. W. T. Sehon, a prominent citizen of Cecil was in Farmerville Monday.

Dr. O. H. Thompson of Marion was here attending court last Friday.

Mrs. Ella Cook visited in Monroe and Swarts last week.

The S. S. C. Club met with Miss Helena Selig Tuesday afternoon.

Dr. J. G. Evans left last Thursday on a business trip to New Orleans.

The Parish School Board met here in regular session Thursday.

Attorney J. W. Elder returned home Thursday night from a business trip to St. Louis.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Everett made a visit to Monroe last Friday.

Mr. D. L. Cromwell, a prominent merchant of Bernice was in Farmerville Thursday.

Mr. and F. E. Mayo went to Monroe Thursday, returning home the following day on the steamer Mattie.

Miss Bessie Murphy entertained a few of her friends at her home Friday night.

Rev. and Mrs. J. G. Sloane attended the Sunday School Institute at Ruston last week. They returned home Monday.

Mr. Grover Payne, a leading merchant of Litro was a visitor in Farmerville Tuesday.

The Grand Jury made a partial report last Saturday. Up to that time they had found 19 true bills. They will probably be in session all this week.

Cotton has been steadily going up for the past two weeks, the price now being in the neighborhood of eleven cents.

Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Rolleigh and little daughter, after spending about a week in Farmerville, left Saturday for their home in Monroe.

I have just received my spring and summer line of ladies hats. Be sure to call at my residence and see them before you buy. Mrs. C. D. Covington.

Mrs. Ethel Selig and little son, Dean, after several days visit to friends and relatives in Farmerville left for their home in Bernice Thursday.

Attorneys Charles B. Roberts and J. W. Elder paid a visit to Ruston last Saturday, returning to Farmerville Sunday. They were accompanied back by Mrs. Elder who has been visiting her mother for several weeks.

Mr. F. E. Mayo has opened up a restaurant and lunch counter in the old post office building next to Donley’s Hotel.

The city of Monroe is soon to have a new $99,000 hotel. It will be known as the Bernhardt House and will be situated at the corner of Desaird and Second streets.

Notice. I have just received my beautiful Spring line of ladies hats and teh ladies are cordially invited to call and see them. Mrs. J. W. Stancil.

We are informed that Conductor J. B. Crockett of the Little Rock & Monroe Road had quite a little fracas with two negroes who were trying to steal a ride on his train one day this week.

The young people of town are planning to have advance at the residence of J. W. Taylor tomorrow night. They have engaged a string band from El Dorado and all anticipate a general good time.

The young ladies of Farmerville were entertained at a “Hen Party” by the Misses Selig Monday night. The boys of town say that they do not intend to be bested so the will have a “Rooster Party” at an early date.


The next regular monthly meeting of the North La. Agricultural Society will be held in Agricultural Society will be held in the Agricultural Hall on the grounds of the Station, March 29th at 11 o’clock sharp.

Matters of importance will be before the society that day for consideration. The annual election of officers for the year will take place; the camp-meeting fair, its reorganization etc. will be discussed.

The V. S. & P. R. R. will give the usual reduced rates. The day is an important one. Everybody interested in the work of the society is cordially invited to be present.

Respectfully, T. I. Watson, Sec.

Supplementing the above, I desire to call attention to the official call of Hon. Chas. Schuler, Com. of Agriculture and immigration for a conference of Parish and district fair officials, at the Station for that day. Parish and district fairs, and perhaps a State fair will be considered; also the advisability of converting the camp meeting fair into a district fair will be considered. Therefore let everyone officially connected or otherwise associated with, or interested in the Agricultural fair movement in North La. be present and lend their council assistance and cooperation to this important work, having for its object the progress and development of the States Agricultural and live stock interests.

Respectfully, J. G . Lee

THE BEST COUGH SYRUP. S. L. Apple, ex Probate Judge, Ottawa Co., Kansas, writes: “This is to say that I have used Ballard’s Horehound Syrup for years, and that I do not hesitate to recommend it as the best cough syrup I have ever used.” 25c, 50c and $1.00. Sold by Farmerville Drug Co.

We call attention to the display advertisement of Clark’s Bakery and Restaurant appearing in this issue. Mr. Clark, who has recently bought out the bakery establishment of J. H. Alderman, has put in a nice restaurant in connection with the bakery and is prepared to serve regular meals or short orders as good as the best.

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 time in place of quinine. If it fails to give satisfaction Farmerville Drug Co. will Refund.

NOTICE. I will attend all sessions of the District Court in Farmerville and legal business placed in my hands will receive my earnest and prompt attention. O. C. DAWKINS, Atty-at-Law, Monroe, La.

The Knights of Honor lodge of Farmerville met last Friday night and voted on 43 applications for membership, 16 of these being ladies. It is the program to initiate these sew members next Friday night, after which an excellent supper will be served. Grand Lecturer Mair, who left Monday for D’Arbonne and Dubach will be back and the Grand and Supreme officers of the Order have been invited to be here, as well as the Lodges of Bastrop, D’Arbonne and Choudrant and a general good time is expected by all.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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