From Farmerville

The Gazette
November 7, 1900

Florida oranges for sale at W. J. Atkinson’s.

Wedding bells are beginning to jingle in this section.

Ask for Helen Hunt at W. J. Atkinson’s.

Mr. J. K. Atkinson went to Monroe Saturday on business

Business was very good in Farmerville Saturday.

Mr. Glover, of Junction City, was in Farmerville Monday.

If you want to vote be sure to pay your poll tax by Dec. 31.

Mr. J. W. Hester, of Barry, Tex., is visiting relatives in Union Parish.

J. N. Hicks at D’Arbonne, La., will pay the highest market price, cash or trade, for your cotton.

Attorney Potts, of Monroe, was in Farmerville Monday on business.

FOR SALE: 8 yoke work oxen and log wagon.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

The V. S. & P. railroad will build a new passenger depot at Monroe.

Fine milk cows and yearlings for sale cheap for cash or approved paper. Apply at this office.

Mr. L. Forno, a popular New Orleans shoe drummer, was in Farmerville this morning.

Go to W. J. Atkinson’s for your fancy and family groceries. He has just received a fine assortment.

Mr. H. Ludwig returned from Monroe Thursday, where he had been for several days.

Eld. J. W. Hughes and family moved into the Baptist parsonage at Farmerville last Thursday.

Yes, sir, I have them for sale — Studebaker, James & Graham, and Hickman wagons.   J. D BAUGHMAN.

Several new names are being added each week to The Gazette’s subscription list. There is yet room for others.

J. D. Baughman has received a large line of nice clothing, umbrellas, neck wear, etc. Don’t buy until you see his goods.

JUST ARRIVED — A full line of nice clothing, latest styles and patterns at J. D. Baughman’s.

Mr. W. L. Trimble came in Wednesday evening from Hannibal, Mo. He will spend several days here.

Miss Alma Peek, daughter of Mr. J. A. Peek, of Ouachita, left last week for Meridian, Miss., to enter college.

The suit of King vs. King hung fire practically all of last week before the district court. The case will go before the supreme court.

Mrs. D. C. Warrick and two little girls, of McGehee, Ark., are visiting relatives in Farmerville. They are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Maxey.

STOPS THE COUGH AND WORKS OFF THE COLD. Laxative Bromo-Quinine Tablets cure a cold in one day. No Cure, No Pay. Price 25 cents.

500 Tons Cotton Seed Wanted. Will pay 15 cents per bushed delivered at Farmerville landing or exchange meal for seed.  JOHN BALLARD, Agent Union Oil Mill.

After the absence of several weeks in Hot Springs and St. Louis, Mrs. J. B. Covington and daughter Pearl returned home last Wednesday.

Opposite your name on The Gazette each subscription will see when his subscription expired. If you are in arrears please favor us with a prompt remittance. By so doing you will avoid a visit from our collector.

A lumber railroad north of us have some of its cars labeled “Farmerville Branch.” Well, this is nearer an actual railroad than Farmerville has ever before had. Let her branch out this way. We’re willin’.

Carry your chickens, eggs, butter and all kinds of country produce to J. N. Hicks, D’Arbonne. He will sell you goods from same at lowest prices.

After a protracted illness Mr. Jeff Maroney, of Oakland neighborhood, died yesterday. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his loss.

THE BEST PRESCRIPTION FOR MALARIA Chills and Fever is a bottle of Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic. It is simply iron and quinine in a tasteless form. No cure — no pay.  Price 50¢.

The recent rains have so raised the Ouachita river that the steamer Stella, Capt. Williams in command, was able to get up to Monroe last week.

TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove’s signature is on each box. 25¢.

Thursday, Nov. 15, is the time fixed for holding the Confederate reunion in Union Parish. We are requested to announce that all the colored people who served in the Confederate was will be expected to join in the march.

Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Fention came down Sunday afternoon from Junction, having been called here on account of serious illness of Mrs. Fenton’s mother.

Mr. W. A. Patterson, a prominent planter of the first ward, was among the callers at our office Tuesday. He says there is yet considerable cotton to be gathered in his section and that the yield is turning out much better than at first estimated.

Monday night a thief entered the grocery store of Mr. M. Guehring, and made way with a few articles in the eating line. He entered the building through a transom over the rear door.

For Sale. At my residence, 8 miles north of Farmerville, on November 16, 1900, I will sell to the highest bidder, my household furniture, cattle, hogs and a set of blacksmith tools.  3w   J. T. Tarkington.

Read the new advertisement of Mr. J. N. Hicks which appears in to-day’s paper. He will buy your cotton and any other marketable produce at highest prices, paying for same in either cash or goods. Hicks is a hustler and by close attention to business and fair and liberal dealing has built up a good trade.  Give him a trial.

Mr. T. J. Breed, of Junction City, has accepted the position of chief deputy clerk of court, and can now be found in the clerk’s office. Mrs. Breed spent a few days. of last week in Farmerville.

Agents wanted for the “Life of Booker T. Washington,” written by himself. A thrilling story of the life of a great man. Everybody buys; agents now making over $100 per month; best book to sell to colored people ever published. 15,000 colored people listened to his recent address in Dallas. Write for terms, or send 24 cents for outfit, and begin at once. Address Department B. J. L. Nichols & Co., Atlanta, Ga.  ***(Booker was spelled Brooker in the article)

Judge R. B. Dawkins, Judge Allen Barksdale and District Attorney F. F. Preaus went to Ruston Sunday to attend to their respective duties before the district court there.


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