From Farmerville

The Gazette
April 3, 1901

Ice here this morning.

R. Haas, Agent, will sell you chairs for 50 cents up.

District Attorney Preaus went to Monroe Saturday.

You can get a good bedstead at R. Haas for only $1.75

Mr. Edmund Haas went to Bernice Tuesday.

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

Next Saturday is the regular quarterly meeting of the parish school board.

The post office at Bernice has been made a money order office.

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

We call the attention of stock raisers to the new advertisement of Mr. C. T. Simmons.

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

Monday was gloomy and chilly. It did not seem much like the second month of spring was upon us.

A burglar entered the post office at Shiloh Sunday night, but nothing of any great value was missing.

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

Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Lee, of West Monroe, spent a few days of last week with relatives and friends in Farmerville.

Messrs. McLemore and Raley spent several days in this vicinity scaling timber for the Monroe Lumber Co., Ltd.

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

Miss Audrey Davis, of Cherry Ridge, after a brief visit with relatives in Farmerville, returned home Monday.

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

Judge R. B. Dawkins and Hon. J. M. Smith left Farmerville Sunday, the former bound for Ruston to hold court, and the latter for his home in Baton Rouge.

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

Prof. Henry E. Chambers, State Institute Conductor, will deliver an address at Downsville, Friday night, April 5th. Subject, “Southern Heroes of the Recent Past.”

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.

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

Miss Sallie Hester closed her school at Holmesville for the term Friday evening with an interesting exhibition. A large crowd from the surrounding neighborhood were present to witness the enjoyable exercises.

Under a bill of information filed by District Attorney Preaus, Will Dock Smith was arrested last week on charge of selling intoxicating liquors without license. For several months it has been generally supposed that this negro was engaged in the illicit liquor business, and it is said the evidence is pretty pointed against him.

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 Best Prescription for Malaria.  Chills and Fever is a bottle of Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic. It is simply iron and quinine in a tasteless form. No cure — no pay. Price 50¢.

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.

Roland Reed, the well known actor, died in New York Saturday.

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.

Hon. Henry E. Chambers, state institute conductor for Louisiana, arrived in Farmerville Sunday afternoon and is now conducting an interesting teachers institute at the Farmerville academy. The exercises are fairly well attended by the teachers of the parish and also by the citizens of Farmerville vicinity.

Mrs. J. W. Stancil and Mrs. J. B. Covington have leased the Montgomery building on the southwest corner of Main and Franklin streets, where they will open up a millinery establishment. Their grand opening will take place one day this week. They will receive a varied assortment of 20th century hats, latest and most fashionable styles, tastefully trimmed, direct from Louisville. Don’t purchase your Easter hat until you see their stock.

We heard over the telephone that several bales of cotton — forty to fifty — at the Monroe compress were damaged by fire Tuesday afternoon. The cotton was on the platform and it is supposed that it was ignited by a spark. The flames were extinguished before any extensive loss was sustained. The bulk of the damaged cotton belonged to Mr. J. E. Gill, of this parish.

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¢

Fertilizers! Fertilizers!! J. B. Baughman is headquarters for the products of the Standard Guano and Chemical Manufacturing Co., and will handle a full line of fertilizers during the season. Phosphate $20 per ton at Farmerville landing; mixed fertilizer, for cotton only $25 per ton. Build up your land, grow larger crops with less work by using fertilizers. The mixed fertilizer referred to is the celebrated “Planters” brand. A judicious use of these fertilizers, backed up with intensive and scientific cultivation, will not only pay each year in way of increased crops, but will also sustain the productive capacity of your lands.

Strayed. One black colt, about two years old, large white streak in face. Was on range last summer near Oakland. Any information leading to recovery of this colt will be liberally rewarded. Address, O. O. Clark, Monroe, La.

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