December 5, 1900
Mr. J. M. Lee, of Monroe, was in Farmerville Monday.
Dr. C. H. Laurence, of Ruston, is in Farmerville.
Celebrated Elysian perfumes and toilet articles for sale by W. J. Atkinson.
Miss Mary Pruitt, of Arcadia, is visiting the family of Eld. J. H. Hughes in Farmerville.
Mr. B. A. Bridges, the popular dry goods salesman, was in Farmerville the first of the week.
J. N. Hicks at D’Arbonne, La., will pay the highest market price, cash or trade, for your cotton.
Fine milk cows and yearlings for sale cheap for cash or approved paper. Apply at this office.
Col. R. G. Pleasant of Shreveport is spending a few days with relatives and friends in our town.
It is expected that the Farmerville and Bernice telephone line will be in operation by to-morrow.
Last Wednesday evening Miss Olive Standifer and Mr. J. D. Barksdale were married at the home of the bride’s mother in Ruston.
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 line of nice clothing, latest styles and patterns, at J. D. Baughman’s.
Mr. C. T. Simmons and family, formerly of Marion, have moved to Farmerville. They occupy the Smith residence.
Miss Willie Nyegaard and Mr. Willie Kennedy were married Sunday at the residence of Mr. W. C. Nyegaard, the bride’s father.
Photograph gallery in the Davis old stand. Give us a call and be convinced at our prices. HUGHES & TANNER.
Capt. O. B. Steele spent a few days of last week in Ouachita neighborhood, looking after business interests.
Carry our 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.
Mrs. Harriet Elder and son, Allen of Moss Point, Miss., are visiting relatives in Union Parish. They are the guests of Mr. C. C. Dozier and family.
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¢
A large delegation of prominent citizens from the eighth ward were in Farmerville Monday, for the purpose of presenting the stock law question pro and con to the police jury.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Gill, of D’Arbonne, have issued invitations for a marriage reception in honor of their son Conrad and Miss Meda Rowland, who were married this morning at their residence, Friday, December 7th, at 11:30 o’clock.
Dr. J. M. Thurmon went to Bernice Monday. He requests us to announce that he will be unable to fill his engagement at Farmerville the latter part of this month, but will be back here again about Dec. 15, to remain five days, prepared to do all kinds of dental work.
W. J. Atkinson has just received the largest, finest and most varied assortment of perfumes, toilet articles and toilet soaps ever brought to Farmerville. Ladies especially are invited to call and see those goods.
Mr. Willie Covington accidentally shot himself with a small 22 calibre pistol Monday. The ball first penetrated his finger and then went through his leg above the knee, simply inflicting a flesh wound. We are told that young Covington was trying to load it when it was discharged. We imagine that he will not want to play with “toys” of that kind for a few days at least.
A painter named Morgan was shot and killed near Lisbon Sunday evening by his brother-in-law, a man named McAdams. The slayer claims that he did the deed in self-defense. It is said that Morgan was under the influence of liquor at the time.
The police jury settled the stock law question Monday by deciding to let the matter rest just as it now stands for the next twelve months. The fourth ward is the only section of the parish that has tried the stock law and a strong effort was made to secure its repeal, but it failed. The police jury became satisfied from the statements made before them that the majority of the people in that ward favored a continuance of the no-fence law.
Mules, Mares and Horses Will be kept constantly on hand at our stables in Monroe, La. This stock has been selected especially for the hill and swamp trade and will be sold as cheap as they can be sold by any one. Please call and examine our stock before purchasing elsewhere. CLARK & MONTGOMERY
LOST OR STOLEN One note for one hundred and fifty odd dollars also a statement on face of note for one hundred dollars, making altogether two hundred and fifty odd dollars. Don’t remember date of note but it was signed by O. O. Clark and payable to P. M. Newsom. All persons are warned not to trade for said note. Perry M. Newsom.
We are now sending out statements to our subscribers who are in arrears. If you get the dun, don’t get mad, but just come up like an honest man and settle up. But if we have to make you mad to secure a settlement, then get mad, and that quick, too.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Baughman, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Pearson, Misses Josie Gill, Ava Gill, Maude Selig, Messrs. M. B. Gill and Duke Selig went up to Lapile, Ark., today to attend the Gill-Rowland nuptials.
The pupils of the Farmerville school are preparing for a literary and musical entertainment on Friday evening before Christmas.
Mr. John Potts, of the legal firm of Potts, Hudson & Bernstein, Monroe, was in our town Monday.
Two new cases of small pox were reported in Monroe Monday. Both the patients are negroes.
The Leader says 371 bales of cotton were weighed in one day recently at Ruston.