From Farmerville

The Gazette
March 20, 1901

Dr. J. G. Taylor went to Monroe last week on business.

Where is the man who last fall predicted 12 to 15 cent cotton?

Mr. S. C. Selig made a visit to Ruston Monday, returning home Tuesday.

Mr. Jas. Antley, of Point vicinity, died Saturday of cancer.

For a good barrel of flour, go to Henderson Bros., Bernice.

C. B. Roberts, Esq., of Ruston, is the only visiting attorney at the present session of the district court.

For a pair of shoes that fit and wear, see Henderson Bros., Bernice.

R. Haas, agent for M. Haas estate, has ordered another car load of furniture, which will soon arrive.

Mr. Chas. S. McDonald, of Spearsville neighborhood, has returned home from Little Rock, where he went to college.

W. J. Turnage has received a full line of ladies hats — latest styles. Don’t fail to see my lot before you purchase.

Henderson Bros., at Bernice, have the largest line of noble and up-to-date clothing found in this section.

Remember coffins are cash. Before you get one make your arrangement for the pay. 2-12-’01. J. R. SIMMONS.

The Robinson came up to Farmerville landing again Tuesday afternoon. She left Wednesday morning for Monroe.

When you need any staple, farming implements, fine or staple pocket knife or other cutlery, go to Baughman’s. He can suit you both in goods and price.

Messrs. J. W. White, John Lowery, W. A. Jackson, J. M. Murphy and Will Spears, all of the seventh ward, were in Farmerville Tuesday.

Mrs. S. C. Trimble and little child Belle left this morning for their home in Hillsboro, Tex. They were accompanied by Misses Myra and Ava Gill, who will make a visit in the Lone Star State.

The steamer John B. Robinson came up to Farmerville landing Saturday afternoon from Monroe. She has been secured to take the place of the Rosa B., which was recently destroyed.

A limited quantity of the celebrated Doxier & Russell big boll cotton seed for planting purposes for sale by Z. T. Brooks. $1.00 per bushel. Can be had at Hartman’s store in Farmerville.

A large and nice assortment of laces, embroideries and ladies shirtwaists at W. J. Turnage’s. Prices low as the lowest. Also a nice line of children’s suits.

Last week Gov. Heard issued commissions to the following officers for the corporation of Farmerville, to serve the ensuing year: Henry Archer, Mayor; C. H. Jameson, D. Stein and W. J. Turnage, aldermen.

At Mr. D. Stein’s store Saturday we saw a very pretty lot of home-cured hams and bacons, which was raised by Mr. G. A. Killgore, Sr. There were 400 to 500 pounds of this meat, and Mr. Killgore has a lot more that he can spare.

MULES! MULES!! I have just gotten in another new lot of fine Missouri mules, family broke mares and saddle horses. If you need any stock this season give me a call.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. Geo. A. Killgore informed us that Mrs. W. K. Pryor died Friday morning after a brief illness with pneumonia, at her husband’s residence, 12 miles northwest of Farmerville. The Gazette extends sympathy to the bereaved.

Remember that J. D. Baughman, agent for the Standard Guano and Chemical M’t’g Co., is handling a full line of the best chemical fertilizers this season. His prices are as low as the lowest . See him before buying.

The Farmerville Eastern Star lodge were visited last Thursday by Worthy Grand Patron John S. Alfred, of New Orleans, Worthy Grand Matron Mrs. A. J. Herring, of Monroe and Miss Fannie Kern, of Monroe. At the morning and afternoon sessions of the lodge the work of the order was explained and exemplified by the visiting guests and in the evening a fine banquet was served which was highly enjoyed. On this occasion both the intellectual as well as the inner man fared sumptmously.

Saddlery and Harness. Yes sir, I have saddles for the girls, saddles for the old men, saddles for the courting men, saddles for the youth and saddles for the cowboy. Will sell them cheaper than anybody. Also have a full line of wagon and buggy harness, collars, pads, and plow gear. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Groceries! Groceries!! Just arrived from New Orleans — a fine line of choice Louisiana syrup, sugar, rice and coffee. See our goods and get prices before buying elsewhere.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

You Know What you are Taking. When you take Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic because the formula is plainly printed on every bottle showing that it is simply Iron and Quinine in a tasteless form. No Cure, No Pay. 50¢

Notice to Taxpayers. Notice is hereby given to all taxpayers delinquent for taxes of 1900 to the town of Farmerville that unless they settle up by April 1, 1901, I shall immediately proceed to advertise their property for sale to enforce payment of taxes. Settle up and save costs.  Jas. Hall, Marshal.

Parties charged with offenses as well as the witnesses for both sides of the cases were rather slow in getting to court Monday. Officers of the court do not like to resort to harsh methods, but there is such a thing as exhausting one’s patience.

The many friends of Mr. Jas. T. Wade will be proud to know that he is on the road to permanent recovery. In fact, his physicians now pronounce him practically cured of his mental impairment.

LOST. — A gold ring about Farmerville. Finder will be awarded by D. Stein.


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