January 2, 1901
Write it now 1901.
Judge Allen Barksdale, of Ruston, is in Farmerville.
Mr. J. K. Atkinson went to Monroe Saturday.
Mrs. S. C. Rabun and her son M. W. Rabun are very sick. They are suffering from blood poisoning.
Celebrated Elysian perfumes and toilet articles for sale by W. J. Atkinson.
Next Saturday is the time for a regular quarterly meeting of the parish school board.
Messrs. Oscar Baughman and Louis Arent visited Monroe the latter part of last week.
School work at the Farmerville academy was resumed Monday morning.
J. N. Hicks at D’Arbonne, La., will pay the highest market price, cash or trade, for your cotton.
The free ferry system in Union Parish died out Monday evening. They are now pay ferries here.
After a week’s visit with relatives in Warren, Ark. Miss Lucy Denson returned here Monday.
Messrs. J. D. Baughman, C. H, Murphy and C. T. Simmons came home Friday via Bernice.
Mr. J. M. Dawkins, a leading farmer of Meridian settlement, was on our streets Tuesday.
Mrs. M. Gilbert and Mr. Ike Gilbert came up Monday evening from New Orleans.
Mr. G. L. Shields went to Monroe Saturday, returning home the next day.
Mr. L. M. Dendy and son, Floyd, of Bernice, left on Christmas day for Sabine Parish on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Rabun, and Mr. F. E. Mayo came up Tuesday from Monroe.
JUST ARRIVED — A full line of nice clothing, latest styles and patterns, at J. D. Baughman’s.
After a severe attack of pneumonia and fever, Mr. A. A. Terral was again able to be on our streets last week.
Remember that W. J. Turnage handles the celebrated Hamilton & Brown shoe. He has a full line on hand.
Bibles and Testaments for sale at The Gazette office – 10 cents to $5. They will make nice Christmas presents.
Messrs. J. G. and W. L. Trimble made a brief visit to Portland, Ark., last week with relatives and friends.
Capt. H. W. McLeod, of Ruston, representing a St. Louis monument house, spent a couple days of this week in Farmerville.
I will begin next week to send out tax notices to delinquent tax payers. C. H. Murphy, Tax Collector.
Messrs. D. E. Laupheimer and Murden Covington spent Sunday in Farmerville with relatives, returning to Monroe Monday.
Bring me your seed and get the cash for them. John Ballard, Agent Union Oil Co.
Mr. A. A. Killcrease of Colson vicinity, died Saturday afternoon of pneumonia. He had just recently moved from West Monroe to his place in this parish.
Rev. B. Wright, the new pastor in charge of the Farmerville circuit of the Methodist church, arrived in town Thursday, and preached here Sunday evening. Mr. Wright is a fluent and forceful speaker.
So far as we have heard no serious accident or trouble occurred this year in Union Parish during the holiday season.
Have you formed those good New Year resolutions? Make a few and determinedly endeavor to keep them.
The sum of $65 in the shape of voluntary contributions was raised at an entertainment at Bernice recently for the purpose of buying desks for the school-house there.
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.
Col. D. Stein informs us that an electrician will be up from Monroe this week to put in long distance telephones at Farmerville, Holmesville and Walnut Lane.
I am still paying the highest cash price for cotton seed delivered at Farmerville landing. John Ballard, Agent, Union Oil Co.
Robert Elliott, while out hunting Thursday, accidentally shot himself with a 22 caliber rifle. The ball passed through the flesh on one side of the neck inflicting a painful but not serious wound. — Bernice Times.
Stray Horse. There came to my place, six miles north of Farmerville, about December 6, 1900, an old black mare, medium size, branded “F. H.” on left shoulder, gray spot on forehead. Owner can get same by paying charges, but if not called for in thirty days she will be sold to pay costs. Monroe Norris, Farmerville, La.
About 1000 poll tax payers settled that tax before the New Year came in, and therefore will be premitted to vote. Those who failed to do so withing the prescribed time can only blame themselves for their temporary disfranchisement.
To Stock Buyers. I will have for sale in Farmerville Saturday, January 5, 1901, two car loads of Missouri mules, family broke mares and horses which I will sell as low as the lowest. This stock will be selected by me in person. Wait and see them before purchasing. J. D. BAUGHMAN.
Judge Dawkins has ordered teh grand jury to convene on Monday, January 21, 1901, as will be seen by advertisement in to-day’s paper. All persons knowing of violations of the law can report same to the foreman, giving names of material witnesses, so they can be summoned.
Stray Horse. I have taken up at my residence seven miles south of Spearsville a stray horse described as follows: Medium size bay pony horse, has white star in his forhead, four white feet, and foretop of mane is shingled. The animal came to my place about Dec. 19, 1900. Unless owner calls for same in 30 days and pays charges, the horse will be sold according to law. G. A. Castleberry, Spearsville, La.