April 17, 1901
Mr. J. W. Stancil went to New Orleans the first of this week.
You can get a good bedstead at R. Haas for only $1.75.
Mr. G. Hartman left Sunday for Monroe and New Orleans on business.
Dr. W. W. Barnes had been confined to his room the past few days with fever.
For a good barrel of flour, go to Henderson Bros., Bernice.
Messrs. Oscar Baughman and J. W. Taylor came up from Monroe Sunday afternoon.
R. Haas, Agent, will sell you chairs for 50 cents up.
If you want a good sewing machine — drop bead (?), call at this office.
The little child of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hayes died last week of blood poisoning.
Messrs. J. D. Barksdale and C. B. Roberts, attorneys of Ruston, and B. E. Thomas, of Shreveport, are attending court in Farmerville.
R. Haas, agent for M. Haas estate, has ordered another car load of furniture, which will soon arrive.
Communications and other articles for publication should reach us not later than Monday afternoon in order to appear in that week’s paper.
Miss Agnes Davis, of Cherry Ridge, was called home from teacher’s examination last week, owing to the sudden illness of her sister. She only finished one study.
W. J. Turnage has received a full line of ladies hats — latest styles. Don’t fail to see my lot before you purchase.
Applicants before the examining committee last week, who paid a dollar to the committee and failed to receive a certificate can have their money refunded at this office.
Henderson Bros., at Bernice, have the largest line of nobby and up-to-date clothing found in this section.
Don’t neglect your eyes. Have them tested by Dr. W. M. Car?er next week while he is in Farmerville. Glasses to suit furnished by him.
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.
Dr. J. M. Thurmon, during the months of May, July, September and November, will be at Farmerville, 1st to 6th; Marion, 6th to 11th; Oakland, 11th to 18th. See the change in his standing advertisement on our first page.
Farmers are putting in good work in their planting operations this week. Even the opening of court Monday failed to bring but few to town. The late spring has caused farm work to be very backward, and now the tillers of the soil must make hay while the sun shines.
Mr. J. C. Cole has moved his family from Spearsville to Bernice and occupies his new residence on Main street, just west of the Brooks house. This excellent family are quite an addition to the citizenship of Bernice, and on behalf of our people we welcome them amongst us. — Bernice Times.
It is reported that Junction City is considerably worked up over the recent appearance of several cases of small pox there. Heretofore the disease has been confined to the darkies, but in the new outbreak there are three white victims. Both the schools suspended there as a result of the scare.
Mr. R. M. Gill informs us that Mr. Lonzo Colvin, of Unionville neighborhood came to a sad and untimely death on the 5th inst. He had been sick with the measles, and the night of the accident his father, Mr. Wm. Colvin, who was watching at the deceased’s bedside, went to sleep for a few moments. During that interval, the son went to the well and fell in or jumped in and was drowned. Lonzo was about 28 years of age.
There is said to be insanity in twenty-four royal families in Europe. Evidently, royalty isn’t what it cracked up to be.
We are sorry to learn of the serious illness of Miss Mytle Goyne.
When Gov. Allen, of Porto Rico, decided not to resign a very juicy plum was withdrawn from the political market.
Stops the Cough and Works off the Cold. Laxative Bromo-Quinine Tablets cure a cold in one day. No Cure, No Pay, Price 25 cents.
Interest is something that works all the time — 60 seconds a minute, 60 minutes an hour, 24 hours a day, Sunday and week days, and 365 days a year. It never grows tired. It is a fine thing for the lender, but the enemy of the borrower. The following paragraph from an exchange will give a faint idea how it will grow in a lifetime: “A poor family in Boston overlooked a credit of $40 in a savings bank in 1830, and the matter was forgotten until 1857, when the accumulated amount was $432.61. It was allowed to remain, and on January 16, 1901, was $1,820.10. The interest allowed has gradually been reduced from 7 to 4 per cent.
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¢.
Congressman Hull has started for Manila. The question is whether he has gone, as he says, to study the general situation, or to help on the work of the timber grabbing corporation of which he is president.
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¢
Don’t take too much stock in those stories of dictatorship in Venezuela. Of course, they may be true, but then they may also merely have been given out by the agents of the asphalt trust.
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¢
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.
One Kansas law says that the personal property of a dead man, when not claimed by relatives, shall be sold at auction. Another law prohibits the sale of liquor. Recently a gallon of rye whiskey was found among the effects of a dead man who had left no known relatives. The Probate Court has taken the whiskey “under advisement.” – Times-Democrat. ***Down here in Louisiana they take “under their shirt,” via the throat route.
Gambling has become such a frequent thing in Farmerville with a certain few, among whom are some minors, that the town council was compelled to pass a sweeping anti-gambling ordinance. The new law makes the playing of cards, dice, lottery, or any other game of chance in any public building or on any side-walk or street of Farmerville, a misdemeanor, punishable by time or work on the public streets.
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.
Miss Rosa Hodge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hodge, died on the 7th inst. of measles at Ruston, where she had been attending school. She was 12 years of age.
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.