Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
June 20, 1906

Prof. Herbert Dawkins of Marion was a visitor in Farmerville.

Mr. G. R. Tugwell of Conway was in town last Friday.

A. C. Gill of Lapile, Ark. was a visitor in our midst last week.

Mrs. J. G. Evans has been on the sick list this week.

From the best we can learn most sections of the parish are having plenty of rain.

Miss Rosa Ramsey left Sunday for Arcadia to attend the Summer Normal at that place.

Abe Arent of Monroe was here a few days of last week visiting the home folks.

Mrs. J. B. Murphy returned home Thursday from Monroe where she had been visiting.

Supt. J. O. Hodnett was here Friday and Saturday issuing contracts to Union Parish teachers.

Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Cooper of near Marion were visitors in Farmerville Monday.

Miss Evelyn Sanders visited her friend, Miss Mary Johnson of Monroe, last week.

Henry Montgomery of West Monroe is visiting his friend Chas. Jameson here.

The Farmer’s Union held a meeting in the court house here Tuesday.

Mrs. G. W. Brown of Beaumont, Texas is visiting in Farmerville, the guest of Mrs. J. D. Baughman.

An employer of M. T. Looman & Co. is here this week doing some repair work on the court house where it was giving way in places.

R. E. Gulley has let the contract for his new brick building and work will commence at once so as to get it completed before the fall business opens up.

Erness Robinson returned to Farmerville Friday night after having spent several days in Delhi, La.

LOST. One gold watch chain with Masonic charm. Finder will return same to me and receive suitable reward. J. W. ELDER.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stancil visited relatives in Ruston Sunday returning home Monday.

Misses Sallie Chandler and Birdie Cook left Sunday for Arcadia where they go to attend the summer Normal which is holding at that place.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Elder made a trip to Ruston Saturday returning home Monday. They were so companied by Mrs. Elder’s sister, Miss Ollie Moffit who will spent a while here.

NOTICE. All persons who purchased town lots in the town of Archer, La., had better have their deeds recorded. D. W. SPENCER.

Messrs. Lester Hartman and Ernest O’Banon of Greenville, Miss., are here visiting the family of Mr. G. Hartman.

Mr. J. J. Raley of Miles, Texas., formerly of Ruston, La., is here visiting his daughter, Mrs. J. W. Elliott. He leaves today for Downsville to visit relatives in the section.

This various Sunday Schools are planning to have a big picnic out at Loutre crossing on the 4th of July. We have been requested to invite the people living in that community to be present.

The Gazette acknowledges receipt of the program of the commencement exercises of Louisiana State University commencing June 22nd., with compliments of our young friend, J. G. Lee, Jr. Jerd, who has been a student of L. S. U. for several years past, graduates this year.

We are glad to learn of the rapid improvement of M. P. S. Rabun of six miles north of town who happened to the painful accident of getting his arm broken some time since.

Miss Corrie Dawkins after, having graduated at the Industrial Institute is at home for the summer.

Mr. John J. Price of the Zion Hill neighborhood was is town Monday and while here paid us a pleasant call.

We learn through Dr. R. L. Love that Perry Rabun, son of Mr. P. S. Rabun, is quite sick with a case of continued fever.

Editor A. M. Goodwyn of the Colfax Chronicle who shot and killed E. L. Stucky of the People’s Demands, a rival newspaper was of the same town, was tried last week and found not guilty.

Miss Bessie Broadwell, of Simsboro, after spending several weeks here visiting her cousins the Misses Preaus, left Sunday for her home. She was accompanied as far as Bernice by Misses Annie Preaus and Eva Pace and Edgar Ballard and Harry Preaus.

Mr. Bat Brantly brought the first cotton bloom to our office last Thursday that we have seen this season, and Mr. Floyd Chandler sent a bloom and a half grown boll Saturday and still another bloom was sent in by Mr. Jessie Taylor Monday.

Mr. J. G. Trimble and child passed through the city yesterday enroute from Ruston to their home at Farmerville. They were accompanied by Miss Louise Trimble, a teacher of the State Normal School, who goes to Farmerville to visit relatives for several weeks. Miss Trimble will teach in the public schools of New York City next fall. She will leave the first of July for a summer trip to Europe. — Monroe News of June 14.

The citizens of Litroe, which is the junction point on the Farmerville & Southern and Little Rock & Monroe, have petitioned the Louisiana Railroad Commission asking for the erection of both a freight and passenger depot. They claim that there is now no protection offered for either passengers or freight, and that the volume of business justifies the erection of a depot. — Felsenthal Press


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