February 14, 1900
Mr. Edmund Haas went to Monroe Monday on business.
Mr. R. J. Rasbury is wrestling with an attack of the grip.
Miss Bailey, of Bernice, is visiting the family of Mrs. J. P. Odom, near Farmerville.
Capt. L. Brunner spent a few days with relatives and friends in Farmerville last week.
Mr. Don McLeod has sold out his livery business to Mr. Ludwig Hartman.
Mr. J. C. Shumaker, of the Junction City Democrat, made a visit to Farmerville Sunday.
Dr. C. H. Laurence announces that he will be in Farmerville for about a week, prepared to do all kinds of dental work.
The Mansfield Journal says that small pox in that city has practically been stamped out.
Last week the police jury of Union Parish appropriated $100 for the soldiers home at New Orleans.
Mr. Jule W. Parks, accompanied by his niece, Miss Barr, spent Saturday in Farmerville.
Mr. Jas. Shaw, son-in-law of Mr. J. R. Simmons of our town, died last week at his home near Ouachita.
Mr. H. M. Journee, of New Orleans, was in Farmerville last Friday in the interest of the cotton firm of Julius Weis & Co.
Next Monday is the time for a regular jury sitting of the district court. A new grand jury will then be impaneled.
I have just received a nice and complete assortment of the celebrated Hamilton & Brown shoes, for sale at reasonable prices — W. J. Turnage
The members of Farmerville Baptist Church are requested to meet in conference on Sunday, the 18th inst., at 11 o’clock A. M. A full attendance is desired.
Senator R. B. Dawkins went to (not able to read) Monday to attend the district court there, and incidentally to look after his candidacy for judicial honors.
Have just arrived from St. Louis with a lot of Missouri mules and mares. See them and get prices before buying elsewhere. — J. D. Baughman
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Killgore, of Cherry Ridge neighborhood, were in town Tuesday. Mr. Killgore has just recovered from an attack of the grip.
Money has been deposited with the chairman of the parish executive committee to pay the clerks and commissioners one dollar each for holding the primary election on the 24th inst.
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. E. W. Groves’s signature on every box. 25c. [eow]
The parish executive committee has ordered in primary election to be held in ward 10, to select a Democratic candidates for justice of the peace in that ward, on the same day that the judicial primary is to be held –24th inst.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Smith went to Ruston Sunday in response to a telegram announcing the sudden death of Mr. Fletcher Slaton, Mrs. Smith’s brother. The deceased resided in Mobile, Ala., whither he moved from Ruston a few years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. McHenry, of El Dorado, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Cann, of Ruston, and Mr. J. K. Ramsey, of Junction City, were summoned to the bedside of their relative, Mr. S. W. Ramsey, Sr., who died Wednesday morning with pneumonia.
The Gazette has received Picayune Guide Book of New Orleans for 1900. It contains a map of that interesting city and much other useful information. It will prove a valuable companion to the visitors of the Crescent City and will be sent by mail to any address for 30 cents.
The Rosa B., in command of Capt. Baughman, made it up to Farmerville Sunday afternoon, from Turkey Bluff, where she was anchored a couple of weeks on account of the low water. She went out Monday night with 200 bales of cotton. Unless we get more rain, she cannot come back.