From Farmerville

The Gazette
April 10, 1901

Mr. R. Haas left Sunday for New Orleans on business.

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

Mr. Duke Selig went to Ruston Friday on business.

The gasoline boat Palmer was at Farmerville landing Tuesday.

The Gazette is indebted to Mrs. I. Shuster for a supply of matzos.

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

Mr. J. D. Baughman and family left Tuesday for a pleasure and recreation trip to New Orleans.

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

Mrs. Maxey and little Esther Terral left Sunday to visit relatives in Mississippi.

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

We learn that Capt. J. R. Fuller has begun the erection of his brick store-house in Bernice.

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

Misses Florence and Dennie Hester, of Barry, Texas, spent a few days of last week in Farmerville.

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

***(Nobby definition, fashionable or elegant; stylish; chic.) DSU

L. E. Thomas, Esq., of Shreveport, passed through Farmerville Monday en route to Marion, to visit his parents.

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

Evidently farmers are putting in good work on their farms. At any rate, very few people have been to town this week.

After an absence of several days in Shreveport and other places, Rev. B. Wright returned home Saturday afternoon.

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

Judge R. B. Dawkins went to Natchitoches this week to sit with the appellate court. He will next week hold district court in Union Parish.

Mr. T. F. Mayo, editor of the Bernice Times, was in Farmerville Monday. his mission here was to get “his papers.” He was married yesterday to Miss Eva Lowrey of Junction City.

Considerable money is brought into Union Parish every year through the sale of timber. Mr. A. McLemore alone has paid out nearly $4000 this season for timber bought for the Monroe mills.

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.

In renewing for The Gazette another year, Mr. T. D. Meadows, of Lisbon, writes, “I am pleased with your paper. It is the best parish paper in the State. Have taken it sixteen years. Send it on.”

On account of having left the parish, Mr. J. A. Manning tendered Saturday his resignation as superintendent of the public schools of Union Parish, to take effect on the 13th inst. Mr. J. O. Hodnett was chosen to fill the vacancy.

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.

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.

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¢.

Some startling and sensational developments occurred last week during the trial of Chas. F. Jones and Albert T. Patrick, on the charge of having caused the death of Wm. M. Rice, the millionaire. Jones was Rice’s valet, and he swears that Patrick induced him to chloroform Rice, promising him a part of the fortune.

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¢

A large audience assembled last Thursday evening at the court house in Farmerville to enjoy a literary entertainment under the auspices of the teachers’ institute. Misses Rubie Bransford and Lucy Denson favored the assemblage with comic recitations, delightfully rendered. Next followed Hon. H. E. Chambers, state institute conductor, in an address on the “Spanish-American was and its Southern heroes.” The speaker briefly gave an interesting review of that conflict, showing that in most cases the conspicuous  and successful leaders were of the South. All present enjoyed the evening’s exercises very much.

“Fly time” will soon be here, so we will endeavor to hatch up some railroad talk to “gas” about during the summer. As a starter we will say that a movement is being considered to build a railroad across the northern portion of Louisiana from Lake Providence on the east to Shreveport on the west. This information comes through Hon. L. E. Thomas, who says that a party consulted with lawyers regarding the framing of a charter for said route. The projectors intend to take in Bastrop, Farmerville, Homer and Minden on this route.

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.





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