Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
May 23, 1906

Court is in session this week.

D. E. Laupheimer and Pat Murphy went to Monroe Sunday.

Mr. J. A. Peek of Ouachita was in Farmerville Saturday.

Atty. Chas B. Robeata of Ruston is here this week.

Judge W. R. Roberts of Bernice is in Farmerville this week attending court.

Judge R. B. Dawkins and Dist. Attorney Preaus returned home Friday from Ruston.

Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Norris and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Turnage went to Calhoun Sunday.

Mr. T. J. Breed went to Monroe Sunday to attend the session of the Grand Lodge, Knights of Pythias.

Mrs. A. C. Gill and children of Lapile, Ark., are visiting relatives here.

A fine baby girl came into the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Gully Monday morning.

Mr. M. J. Pearson came in Tuesday night from Monroe, where he had been on business.

Mrs. J. M. Sims and little son of Ruston are in Farmerville Tuesday.

Atty. O. C. Dawkins of Monroe came in Monday night to attend this session of the District Court.

Messrs G. Hartman and J. Arent made a trip to Monroe the first of the week.

Mrs. J. W. Elder and Mrs. L. H. Barnes and little son, left this Wednesday morning to visit relatives in Ruston.

Mr. J. M. Wallace and little daughter, Elizabeth, left Tuesday morning for a visit to Atlanta Ga.

Misses Freida Hartman, Ellen and Bettie Haas, Maude and Helena Selig and Olive Baughman went to Bernice Monday and spent the day.

Attorney Clifton Mathews and Mrs. F. F. Preaus went to Shiloh Saturday to visit relatives. They returned home the following day.

Mr. Gus Ferryman and his sister Mrs. Georgia Fenton of Ruston, are visiting friends and relatives in and about Farmerville.

Town Marshal Arkinson retuned home Sunday night after having spent several weeks visiting his boyhood home in Bowling Green, Ky.

Mrs. Lucy George of New York City, who has been visiting the family of Mr. J. G. Trimble, left Sunday for Portland, Ark., to visit her niece, Mrs. W. E. Dean.

Mrs. S. C. Trimble and children of Orange, Tex., after a visit of several days to relatives in Farmerville, Mrs. J. D. Baughman accompanied them as far as Monroe.

Capt. O. Baughman returned from Hot Springs Friday where he has been for his health for the past few weeks. His many friends will be glad to know that he is very much improved.

Robert Mathews of the Gazette, went to Vicksburg Sunday to meet his sister, Miss Lillian, who is returning home from school at Baton Rough. They arrived in Farmerville Monday night.

The L. M. S. was entertained by Mrs. J. W. Elder in a social meeting at her home on last Thursday afternoon. An interesting program was rendered, which consisted of scripture reading and prayer. After the program and a general discussion on different topics, concerning the welfare of the Society, dainty refreshments were served by the hostess assisted by Mrs. L. H. Barnes, Society adjoined to meet in a business meeting at the home of Mrs. J. M. Wallace on June 7 all the members are urged to be present at business of importance will come before the Society.

Hon. Jos. W. Hagans of West Baton Rouge Parish was elected speakers of the House of Representatives last week succeeding Hon. Robert H. Snyder, decd.

Mrs. W. J. Turnage has received the following letter from Mrs. Norris E. Calboun regarding the big rally meeting at Calboun on next Saturday, the 26: The North Louisiana Agricultural Society has appointed you one of a committee in your section to solicit a large attendance of ladies and a liberate donation of baskets for the rally meeting at the Experiment Station at Calhoun on Saturday the 26th of May. Your efforts in helping to make this meeting a success will be greatly appreciated by the Society. Mrs. Norris E. Calhoun, Chairman of Committee.

FOR SALE One yoke log team and wagon complete. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Taylor Entertains

A very brilliant dance the most charming event of the season was given by Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Taylor

Their beautiful home was made more attractive by the use of Japanese lanterns on porches and lawns. The color scheme in the dinning room was pink and green and was exquisitely carried out in flowers and ferns and also in the refreshments.

Mr. and Mrs. Taylor are noted for their charming hospitality and as usual, left nothing undone that might lend to the pleasure of their guests, and the evening was a great success in every respect.

The spacious hall and porches made ideal dancing places while nooks and corners in dining room and sitting room made delightful resting places between dances.

At eleven o’clock the guests were invited to the dining room where delicious refreshments were served. Dancing was indulged on until the “wee sma” hours.

The out of town guests were Misses Fannie Wienberg and Lula Cloud of Junction City, Messrs. Arthur Kahn, of Shrveport, Marion Shuster of St. Louis, Arthur Brenver, of la Compte, Alex Wienberg of Junction City, Louis Arent, Milton Talbot, and Emile Selig, of Bernice.


Walter Willmans the newspaper correspondent who is to try to reach the North Pole by means of an air ships is soon to start on the hazardous voyage.


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