Court Items

The Gazette August 20, 1902 Monday morning at 10:30 Judge Dawkins called court to order, all the other officers being present. J. G. Trimble was appointed foreman of the grand jury and the panel was completed as follows: M. M. Compton, Will Williams, W. A. Burke, J. W. Beasley, A. J. Cole, J. R. Henry, … Continue reading Court Items



The Gazette May 28, 1902 Miss Harday closed her music class last Friday evening with an entertaining and highly pleasing recital at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Haas. A large number of Farmervillians were present and enjoyed the musical treat. The program was as follows: Valse - Miss Gladys Baughman. Little Fairy Polka … Continue reading Recital

Our Railroad

The Gazette April 9, 1902 Last week very satisfactory work was accomplished in the way of securing timber contracts, in aid of the construction of a railroad to Farmerville, and the promoters of the enterprise entertain sanguine hopes that active construction work on the road will soon begin. Mr. Brown left this morning for Omaha, … Continue reading Our Railroad

Court Items

The Gazette January 29, 1902 In addition to that reported in our last issue, the following business was transacted in court: Joe Page was fined $150 and costs for selling liquor without license, and in default of payment he was sentenced for four months in jail. Tom Ivey pleaded guilty to charge of carrying concealed … Continue reading Court Items

Willie Doran

The Gazette January 22, 1902 Wilie Doran, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Doran, a boy about sixteen years old, met with a terrible accident last Sunday near Melbourn, while on his way to the levee camp of his father. He was riding a spirited young animal, and the horse became frightened at something … Continue reading Willie Doran

Court Items

The Gazette January 22, 1902 District court opened Monday morning, and as usual it will be a "quiet" session, holding only a short portion of the week. The following business has been transacted; Suit of C. L. Gunby vs. Benj. Taylor, president board of reviewers, et. al., was dismissed at plaintiff's cost. In case of … Continue reading Court Items

Horrible Deed

The Gazette January 8, 1902 An Alexandria, La., special to the Shreveport Times, dated Jan. 6, says: "A very deplorable affair occurred yesterday about 12 am, near Forest Hill, a small station situated about fifteen miles below here, on the Watkins road, in this parish. Two little children were murdered by being knocked in the … Continue reading Horrible Deed