March 27, 1901
Mrs. M. J. Pearson and Mrs. A. C. Gill left today for a brief visit to Monroe.
For a good barrel of flour, go to Henderson Bros., Bernice.
J. D. Barksdale, Esq., spent a few days this week in Farmerville on legal business.
For a pair of shoes that fit and wear, see Henderson Bros., Bernice
Mr. R. H. Reed called at our offices Saturday. He says measles are yet raging in his section.
R. Haas, agent for M. Haas estate, has ordered another car load of furniture, which will soon arrive.
Last week Gov. Heard re-appointed Mr. R. Haas one of the one of the aldermen of Farmerville.
Henderson Bros., at Bernice, have the largest line of nobby and up-to-date clothing found in this section.
Mrs. Lou Jameson and Mrs. S. C. Selig returned home Saturday from Lincoln Parish, where they spent a few days with relatives.
W. J. Turnage has received a full line of ladies hats — latest styles. Don’t fail to see my lot before you purchase.
Mr. B. N. Holtman, of Zurant, I. T., and Mrs. Mollie Graves, formerly of Cecil vicinity, this parish, were married last week.
Remember coffins are cash. Before you get one make your arrangement for the pay. 2-12-’01. J. R. SIMMONS.
A little girl of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Patterson fell from a wagon Friday afternoon. The vehicle ran over the child and inflicted serious injuries.
When you need any staple farming implements, fine or staple pocket knife or other cutlery, go Baughman’s. He can suit you both in goods and price.
Miss Mable Roberts closed her school at the Taylor school house Friday afternoon, with usual exercises in the way of speeches, recitations and dialogues by the pupils.
A limited quantity of the celebrated Ozier & Russell big boll cotton seed for planting purposes for sale by Z. T. Brooks. $1.00 per bushel. Can be had at Hartmen’s store in Farmerville.
Mr. W. T. Grafton, of Bernice, has been appointed police juror from the fourth ward of Union Parish by Gov. Heard, vice W. H. Hamilton, deceased. Mr. Grafton is a good man, a safe financier, and will make an excellent police member.
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.
Mr. Willie Barnes was thrown from a bucking horse Thursday morning. He was hurled against a post in front of Mr. M. Gudhring’s store, and in the fall his left thigh was broken. The injured limb was promptly set and the patient is now doing well.
Remember that J. D. Baughman, agent for the Standard Guano and Chemical M’f’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 infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Everett died Monday about noon. The little one was taken violently ill Sunday, and everything possible was done to stay the hand of death, but without avail. Burial took place Tuesday in the Farmerville cemetery. The Gazette extends deepest sympathy to the bereaved family.
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.
LOST. — A gold ring about Farmerville. Finder will be awarded by D. Stein.
Attention Farmers. I am prepared to fill your order any day, at Lillie, from one sack to a car load of cotton seed meal or King Cotton fertilizer at $22 per ton. Remember that King Cotton fertilizer is prepared especially for cotton under a formula submitted by the superintendent of the Experimental Station, Calhoun, La. Each sack has commissioner’s tag attached with guarantee formula. I will exchange fertilizer for cotton seed or pay you cash for your seed delivered in seed-house at Lillie. B. F. Post, Agt., Ruston Oil Mill Co.
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.
A spark from a passing locomotive on the Arkansas Southern railroad ignited a bale of cotton at Bernice last Thursday. Mr. Covington, the cotton weigher, was present at the time, and by active work extinguished the flames before much damage was done. Nearly a thousand bales of cotton were in the yard at the time, only four of which were slightly injured.
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.
A fine boy was born yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Fenton of Junction City.
Miss Myrtle Goyne closed her school at Central school house for the term last Friday.
Another boy made his advent Monday evening into the family circle of Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Wallace.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Mashaw, of Ruston, visited Farmerville last week.