The Need of a Chaperon

The Gazette April 16, 1902 On of the most important demands of social life is that young girls should be properly chaperoned. Mothers cannot be too careful of their duties in the guardianship of their young daughters. This does not imply any doubt as to their trustworthiness, but the world is neither a lenient nor … Continue reading The Need of a Chaperon


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

Eastern Star Lodge

The Gazette December 18, 1901 Eastern Star Lodge, Evangeline Chapter, No. 7, elected the following officers last Friday to serve for the ensuing year: Mrs. Edmund Haas, worthy matron; Gus Hartman, worthy patron; Miss Carrie Shuster, associate matron; Miss Rosa Arent, conductress; Mrs. G. Hartman, associate conductress; Miss Reita Hartman, secretary; Mrs. J. D. Baughman, … Continue reading Eastern Star Lodge

Junction City High School Honor Roll

The Gazette December 11, 1901 Month Ending November 29, 1901. Nancy Petty Clara Green Lola Wysinger Myrtle Pendleton Idelle Mason Helen Sykes May Stevenson Irene Kelly Nettie Carson Martha Jackson Nora Driggers Ruth Holingsworth Clara Smith Evelyn Williams Pearl Parnell Annie Lou Reynold Sue Purdom Inez Slater Lavina Lock Ethel Slater Ola Cameron Pearl Reynolds … Continue reading Junction City High School Honor Roll

Junction City High School Honor Roll

The Gazette November 6, 1901 The month ending Nov. 1st. 1901 Lela Peace, Nellie Goodwin, Ethel Cobb, Artie Fullis, Elva Cupp, Maggie Smith, Lula Cloud, May Harrison, Clara Melton, Onie Jennings, Veatrice Morrison, Onio Sones, Ethel Slater, Nancy Petty, Mangram Green, Clara Green, Myrtile Pendleton, Idelle Mason, Maude Farr, Helen Sykes, May Stevenson, Martha Jackson, … Continue reading Junction City High School Honor Roll