From Farmerville

The Gazette
November 21, 1900

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Smith died Sunday morning.

Mr. G. Hartman went to Monroe this morning to attend court.

Col. D. Stein left Sunday for Monroe and Bastrop on business.

Mr. A. A. Terral is reported quite sick at his father’s residence in the 10th ward.

The enrollment of pupils at the Farmerville Institute now numbers about seventy-five.

Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cargill visited relatives in Lincoln Parish last week.

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

Mr. J. M. Underwood, Sr., returned home Saturday from a visit with relatives at Hamburg, Ark.

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

But few people were in Farmerville Monday at the opening of court. The rain kept them at their respective homes.

Messrs. J. K. Atkinson and F. E. Mayo came up Tuesday afternoon from Monroe via the mail hack.

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

Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Breed were summoned to Concord, Ark., Wednesday morning, on account of the serious illness of Mrs. Breed’s brother.

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

Messrs. W. F. McQueen, J. M. Taylor and J. G. Taylor returned from Texas last week, where they went to attend the murder trial of Jim Taylor. The defendant was convicted and sentenced to five years in the penitentiary.

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

The host of commercial evangelists were represented in Farmerville Wednesday morning by Messrs. Vaughan, Duff and Kahn, of Monroe, and Mr. Naoriet,  of New Orleans.

I have appointed C. T. Simmons as my agent to sell and dispose of my live stock, consisting of mares, mules, colts, jacks and jennets.  J. M. Smith.

Last Saturday afternoon Sheriff Murphy received a telegram conveying the sad intelligence that his sister Miss Mattie had died that morning at Ruston, where she had been attending the Industrial Institute. Mr. Murphy left at once to accompany the remains to Natchitoches where they were interred.

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.

Mr. J. M. Wade, of D’Arbonne, is here en-route to Jackson, La., where he goes to see his brother, J. T. Wade, who is there under going treatment. He says his brothers’ mental condition is reported to be improving and if the physicians think best he will bring him back home. –Monroe News.

Strayed or Stolen. From my residence, 1 mile east of Oakland, on November 11, 1 black horse mule about 11 years old, small sink on top of withers caused by fistula. Any information that will lead to the recovery will be appreciated.  Archy Evans

Mr. W. N. Miller informs us that Mr. E. B. Ford, of Ouachita City ward, died last Thursday night, after a protracted illness with consumption. he was about 60 years old, and spent practically all his life in Union Parish. Mr. Ford was one of our most substantial citizens, a good neighbor, kind husband and indulgent father. He leaves a wife and three children to mourn his death.

Dr. A. H. Gladden, president of the Parish Board of Health, this morning met a negro man on DeSiard street who has not fully recovered from an attack of smallpox. The negro lives in Parker’s quarter, a section of the city near the electric light plant. He claimed his ailment was only chicken pox and that the balance of his family was suffering with the same disease, but Dr. Gladden states that the negro has a pronounced case of small pox. The doctor made him go to his home and sent a policeman after him to see that he went direct to his home. The necessary precautions have bee taken. — Monroe News.

Judge Hall has decided the big damage suit of the Planters Oil Mill vs. Monroe Waterworks and Light Co., which occupied several days of the court at Monroe, in favor of the defendants.

A good quantity of rain fell Monday and Tuesday. If a little more had fallen there would have been water sufficient in the D’Arbonne for a boat to get up to Farmerville landing.

Last Saturday about noon the dwelling of Mr. B. O. Bird, near Oakland, was destroyed by fire, together with most of its contents. Mr. Bird was at the mill, about a quarter of a mile from his house, when he discovered the blaze and before he could get to the building it was practically enveloped in flames. Only a little bedding and wearing apparel was saved. There is no insurance.

I wish to inform my friends and the public generally that I have bought out the livery business of Mr. T. J. Heath at Calhoun, and solicit their patronage. Will keep teams on hand to send parties to any point near Calhoun. Stock left at my stable will be given the best of attention. Prices reasonable.  SAM EUBANKS

THIS NOTICE IS FOR YOUR BENEFIT IF I HOLD YOUR PAST DUE NOTE.  After December 1st all my past due notes will be placed in the hands of an attorney for collection, with instructions to sue at once. I hope every one against whom I have notes will settle, for I do not wish to add court costs upon your debt, but I must close up my business here. Positively no exception will be made, so if you desire to save being sued, arrange your note with me while I am here and before the above date. I notified you by letter the amount you are due some ten days ago.  W. L. Trimble


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