Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
July 18, 1906

Dr. J. G. Evans made a flying trip to Haynesville last week.

Mr. Gordan Murphy of Monroe spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Murphy here.

Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Guthrie, formerly of this place but now of Ruston are visiting relatives here,

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Everett and children left Sunday morning for Monroe on a visit to Mrs. Everett’s uncle, Mr. R. P. Webb.

The Police Jury is in session again this week as they did not get through reviewing assessments last week.

WANTED at once 5 or 6 teams to log for us. Apply at Haile or Archer, Union Parish, La. STARNS LBR. CO.

Messrs. W. W. Barnes and Harry Van Hook came in Monday from San Antonio, Texas, with a car load of nice horses for this market.

Mr. Henry Colbert, the popular representative of Roberts Johnson, Rand Shoe Co. was on our streets Monday talking shoes.

LOST: One pairs of gold rim nose glasses. Finder will be paid suitable reward for their return to J. D. Baughman.

Mrs. Annie Harrison and Misses Ethel Sevier and Pauline Durham of Conway, Ark. are visiting Farmerville, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Breed.

Mr. and Duke Selig are the happy parents of a sweet baby girl who made her arrival on Tuesday, the 17th.

Mr. Jack McLeod, formerly a resident of Farmerville but who now is drumming with his home at Ruston, was here Monday in the interest of his firm.

Mr. W. N. McFarland of Baton Rouge who was called here to attend the bedside of his father during his last illness, left for his home last Thursday.

Misses Rose Ramsey, Sallie Chandler, and Birdie Cook returned home Saturday from Arcadis where they have been attending Summer Normal.

Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Trimble and little daughter left Sunday for Portland, Ark., to visit their sister Mrs. W. E. Dean. While away they will probably visit relatives at Hannibal, Mo., Crowley, La., and Orange, Texas.

The Farmerville ball team crossed bats with the Oakland team on the Farmerville diamond last Saturday resulting in a victory for Farmerville by the small margin of one more. The score being 15 to 14.

The big barbecue at Ward’s Chapel, six miles east of Farmerville, was declared by all who were lucky enough present as a great success. There were between 1500 and 2000 people present as a great success. There were between 1500 and 2000 people present and there was plenty to eat for all. There was a ball game on schedule for the afternoon but the rain interfered with it.

WANTED. A salesman to sell Singer Sewing Machines and to collect on accounts. Liberal commission contract. Applicants must be able to furnish Horse and Harness. Address Singer Sewing Machine Co., 233 De Siard Street, Monroe, La.

Mrs. Geo. D. Sanders Death

All of Farmerville was (?) in gloom last Thursday over the sudden and quite unexpected death of Mrs. Geo. D. Sanders of this place. She arose Thursday morning in apparently good health but had been about her household duties only a few minutes before she complained of feeling badly and went back into the house to lie down.

She had hardly gotten into her bed chamber before she was taken with paralysis from which she succumbed at 2:30 o’clock the same day.

Mrs. Sanders has a host of friends, both in Farmerville and in Monroe, her former home, who sympathize with her heart broken husband children and grieve with them in their great sorrow.

Mrs. Sanders leaves seven children, three of whom Misses Evelyn and Lucile and Master G. D. Sanders, Jr. reside at home with their father. Mr. G. D. Sanders. Others are Mrs. O. M. Taylor of this place, Mrs. Geo. Meyers of New Orleans, Mr. Clyde Sanders of Monroe and Mr. J. H. Sanders of Collinson, all of whom were present at the funeral which took place at 7:00 o’clock Friday afternoon in the Farmerville cemetery.

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