April 24, 1901
Mr. D. Stein left Monday for Monroe and New Orleans on business.
Eld. J. V. B. Waldrop preached at the Baptist church Sunday evening.
Mrs. W. B. Hearn died at her home in Bernice on the 13th inst. of consumption.
Misses Tedie and Ida Terral of Holmesville, were in town Monday.
You can get a good bedstead at R. Haas for only $1.75.
Read Treasurer Pleasant’s notice to scrip holders in this issue.
For a good barrel of flour go to Henderson Bros., Bernice.
Mr. J. L. Wynne’s four -year old child died Sunday morning.
R. Haas, Agent, will sell you chairs for 50 cents up.
If you want a good sewing machine–drop head, call at this office.
After a very quiet session of four days, district court adjourned Thursday morning.
Sheriff C. H. Murphy went to Ouachita City and other points this week on official business.
Mesdames M. J. Pearson and A. C. Gill and visited Monroe last week.
For a pair of shoes that fit and wear, see Henderson Bros., Bernice.
Messrs. McLeod, Scott and Vaughn, commercial evangelists, were registered at the Hartman house Tuesday.
Measles are in town. Master Louis Selig and Miss Florence Donley are the afflicted ones thus far.
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Killgore and Mr. J. S. Cobb, of Cherry Ridge neighborhood, were in Farmerville Monday.
R. Haas, agent for M. Haas estate, has ordered another car load of furniture, which will soon arrive.
Mr. Ike L. Haas, formerly of Columbia, has leased the Monroe wharf boat for the ensuing year for $1008.
Henderson Bros, at Bernice, have the largest line of nobby and up-to-date clothing found in this section.
Capt. Garnett D. Ripley was acquitted at Frankfort, Ky., last Saturday of charge of complicity in the Goebel assassination.
W. J. Turnage has received a full line of ladies hats — latest styles. Don’t fail to see my lot before you purchase.
Mr. Jas. Hall tendered his resignation as marshal of Farmerville to the town council Monday; and Mr. Dudley Dawson was elected to fill the vacancy.
Don’t neglect your eyes. Have them tested by Dr. W. M. Carter next week while he is in Farmerville. Glasses to suit furnished by him.
Mrs. Josephine Henry, of Mosely’s Bluff neighborhood, died Saturday night, of neuralgia of the heart. She was about 60 years old.
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. W. M. Carter, the optician, will be in Farmerville this afternoon, and remain the balance of the week. Be sure to have him examine your eyes, and get glasses to suit.
Mr. J. W. Stancil returned home from New Orleans Saturday evening, where he went to purchase a stock of dry goods. He will open up a store in the Montgomery building on main street.
Mr. J. D. Baughman and family returned from New Orleans Tuesday morning. They report a pleasant trip. Mr. Baughman informs us that Mrs. W. F. Ashby died in Ruston Monday night, and that Mrs. Duty is quite sick.
The telephone line between Farmerville and Marion, Cecil, Lapile and other points will probably be in operation to-day.
Ex-Consul Addbert W. Hay, who has had an excellent opportunity to know, says the Boers are not anti-American in sentiment.
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.
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.
The cold wave of last Thursday damaged crops in Louisiana and Mississippi considerably. Heavy frosts were visible at several points about the middle of Louisiana, and much cotton that was up will have to be replanted.