Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
July 11, 1906

Mr. and Mrs. Claud Rowland are visiting in and about Farmerville.

Mr. Horace McEarland of Texas arrived in Farmerville Monday.

Prof. H. E. Dawkins of Marion was here several days of last week.

Mrs. Ed. Haas of Monroe is visiting relatives in Farmerville.

Attorney J. W. Elder returned from a trip to St. Louis last Thursday.

Mr. H. A. Johnston and little daughter went to Huttig, Ark., last Wednesday.

Mr. J. D. Fenton left last Tuesday for a trip to Mineral Wells, Texas.

The Police Jury met in their capacity as a Board of Reviewers Monday.

Miss Oillie Moffitt of Ruston is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. W. Elder of this place.

Miss Florence Donley returned home last week from Sligo, La., where she has been visiting.

Mrs. R. C. Webb of Mer Rouge, La., is visiting relatives in Farmerville.

Miss Evalyn Sanders returned home last week after having spent several weeks with friends in Monroe

Miss Erin Perryman of Ruston is visiting relatives in and about Farmerville.

Mrs. R. P. Webb of Monroe is visiting in Farmerville, the great of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Everett.

Miss Estha Stein of Galveston, Tex., is visiting in Farmerville, the guest of Mrs. Ellen Levi.

Mr. E. L. Ramsey, who has been on a visit to points in Texas, returned home Monday.

The Union Parish School Board met in regular session at the Courthouse Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Clark of Oakland are happy over the arrival of a sweet baby girl into their family.

Miss Rose Ramsay. who has been attending the Summer Normal at Arcadia returned home Friday night.

Mr. W. N. McFarland of Baton Rouge arrived in Farmerville Saturday, having been called here by the illness of his father.

Mr. Walter Murphy and family formerly of Randolph, La., have moved to Farmerville and are occupying the J. G. Davis residence on Main Street.

Notice of Street Tax. The street tax for the present quarter full due on July 1st. and must be paid within ten days. J. K. ATKINSON, Marshal.

NOTICE. I will be in Marion until October the fist prepared to do all kind of Dental work. Work guaranteed term, strictly cash. M. W. Laurance.

The Pierce Bill making it a misdemeanor for whiskey drummers to solicit orders in prohibition parishes has been passed by the legislative and now only made the signature and now only needs the signature of Gov. Blanchard to become a law.

NOTICE. The Shiloh Sunday School will give an entertainment on Friday night, July 20th to raise funds to pay for the iron fence recently built around the cemetery. Refreshments will be served from 5 o’clock on. Entertainment will open at 8:30 o’clock. All are invited to be present and help in a good cause. COMMITY

Lost, Strayed or Stole. One small bay horse; weighs about 700 pounds; roached mane with left hind foot, white and left hip a little out of place. Will give $10 reward for return of this pony. -J. D. Baughman.

After an illness of four days Mr. W. A. McFarland died Monday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Theodonia Ramsey, at this place. Mr. McFarland was taken with a violent attack of bowel trouble last Thursday and from the first there was small hopes of his recovery on account of his age, he having passed his eighty sixth mile stone. The deceased was an honored member of the Masonic fraternity, being perhaps, the oldest mason in Union Parish. He was laid to rest in the Farmerville Cemetery with Masonic honors Tuesday afternoon.

NOTICE We will be in Farmerville on or about the 15th. of July with a car load of horses, mares and mules. Wait until you see us. Barnes & Van Hook.

The old Ouachita Hotel of Monroe was destroyed by fire on July 5th, and three persons were burned to death. The dead are W. H. Taylor, proprietor of the hotel, J. H. Cummins of Bienville, La., and Andrew Carr, a carpenter of Monroe. The origin of the fire is unknown.

Lost, Strayed or Stolen. One little black mule about 5 years old; weighs about 550 pounds. Any one finding this mule notify me at Hobson, La. JERRY DUMAS, Hobson, La.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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