February 20, 1901
Mr. A. J. Mashaw is in Farmerville and will be here until the 27th inst. Don’t miss this chance to get your eyes fitted with glasses and have your time pieces repaired.
Miss Bertie Cook is quite sick with fever.
Messrs. J. K. Atkinson and Edmund Haas came up from Monroe Saturday afternoon.
Quite a large crowd of people were in Farmerville Monday to attend court.
We regret to report that Dr. Booth, of Marion ward, is dangerously ill with pneumonia.
Capt. H. W. McLeod, of Ruston, spent the first of this week in Farmerville.
The grand jury expect to conclude their labors for the present session to-morrow.
Messrs. R. J. Rasbury, J. R. Killgore and J. B. Tabor went to Monroe Sunday on business.
Sunday and Monday were genuine spring days, but a stiff breeze Monday night blew up cooler weather for Tuesday.
Mrs. Nation was put in the county jail at Topeka Monday, for refusing to furnish a $2,000 bond to keep the peace.
Remember that W. J. Turnage handles the celebrated Hamilton & Brown shoe. He has a full line on hand.
R. Haas, agent for M. Haas estate, has ordered another car load of furniture, which will soon arrive.
Dr. O. H. Thompson and Mr. W. B. Wheelis (?), of Marion, went to New Orleans this week on pleasure and business combined.
Messrs. R. A. Gibson, D. Phillips and W. F. Usrey went to New Orleans this week to take in Mardi Gras festivities.
I am still paying the highest cash price for all cotton seed at Farmerville landing. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.
Tuesday afternoon, the 12th inst., Mr. Dan Grafton and Miss Anna Bennett were married at the residence of the bride’s parents near Pisgah in the 8th ward.
The water in the Ouachita river reached the highest mark of the season this week. Monday it registered nineteen feet on the gauge, and was still rising.
Remember coffins are cash. Before you get one make your arrangements for the pay. 2-12-’01. J. R. SIMMONS.
Among the visiting attorneys at the present session of court are Judge Allen Barksdale, J. B. Holstead, Esq., C. B. Roberts, Esq., of Ruston, and Judge W. R. Roberts , of Bernice.
I have a car load of fine young Missouri mules at Farmerville for sale at lowest market prices. Will keep a good lot of stock on hand throughout the season. J. D. BAUGHMAN.
Remember I am head-quarters for cotton seed meal and hulls. Leave all orders with Mr. R. J. Rasbury and I will give them prompt attention. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.
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¢
Monday morning another baby made his appearance into the household of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Dozier. We are glad to report that mother and child are doing well.
It is reported here that Mr. D. B. Patterson, a prominent merchant of D’Arbonne, was robbed recently in Ft. Worth, Tex., of about $1800. Mr. Patterson went to the Lone Star state with the (?) of buying a (?) of stock.
While Mr. T. A. Heard, accompanied by wife and Mrs. J. T. Crews, were driving near Bernice Monday, their vehicle was run into by a run-away team – mules hitched to a wagon – belonging to Mr. J. R. Fuller; and it is almost a miracle that the ladies were not killed, as they were caught in the smash-up almost under the frantic mules. Mr. Heard’s vehicle was torn to pieces and Mrs. Crews was badly hurt. It is indeed fortunate that the accident did not result fatally.