From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street

The Gazette
May 22, 1901

Mr. Edward Everett left Saturday for a visit to Baton Rouge.

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

Mr. Howard Higgins has returned to this home at Donaldsonville.

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

Mr. Edmund Haas went to Bernice Tuesday.

Mrs. Ida Aleas left Tuesday morning for a visit with her sister, Mrs. D. L. Cromwell, in Bernice.

Mr. H. Ludwig went to Monroe Tuesday.

Mr. C. T. Simmons visited Bernice Monday.

Mr. Burt Bridges, of Homer, the popular dry good drummer, spent a few days in Farmerville.

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

Mr. Kirk Lynch, of Washington, La., visited his parents near Bernice last week.

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

Delinquent tax sale for town of Bernice, will take place next Saturday.

The very latest ladies and misses trimmed hats at R. Haas, Agt.

No more worry of drought just now in this section. The rain of Sunday night and Monday was a plenty.

They eclipse anything ever brought to this market! Hats for ladies, misses and children at R. Haas, Agt. Call and examine our stock.

Judge  Dawkins is sitting with Judge Pugh on the appellate bench in Red River Parish this week, so our district court will convene next week.

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

Mr. W. F. Grafton informs us that there are two cases of small pox in Mr. G. M. Glasgow’s family near Shiloh.

If you want a good sewing machine — drop head, call us at this office.

Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Dozier, of Omaha, Neb., are spending a few days with relatives and friends in Union Parish. This is Mrs. Dozier’s first trip in the South.

R. Haas, agent for M. Haas estate, has received another car load of furniture.

A pretty stiff wind – about third cousin to a tornado – blew in the vicinity of Farmerville Saturday, damaging fences, timber and fruit trees considerably.

The Gazette acknowledges the receipt of an invitation to the 16th annual commencement of the State Normal School, Natchitoches, La., to be held May 26 to 29, 1901.

Mr. J. D. Baughman informs us that the news came over the telephone Sunday from Marion to the effect that an idiotic negro fell in a creek near there and was drowned. We failed to learn the darkey’s name.

Misses Myra and Ava Gill, accompanied by Mr. R. M. Gill, returned home Saturday from Hillsboro, Tex., where they visited relatives. We regret that Miss Myra is in wretched health.

At the special session of the police jury Monday, the parish license for retailing liquors in Union Parish for year 1901 was fixed at $250. It will, however, only be issued to liquor dealers who have previously secured license from some town authorities.

Last Thursday evening Eld. J. H. Hughes, assisted by Eld. Mr. Harris of Carthage, Tex., began a protracted meeting at the Farmerville Baptist church, but the conditions generally were so unfavorable for a continuance of the services that they were closed Sunday evening.

Peas! Peas!! Peas!!! Unknown per bushel, $1.75, Black eyed per bushel, $175, Speckled Butter beans $1.50. Call at ease and get from 1 to 100 bushels.  M. J. Pearson.

Mr. L. M. Dendy, a prominent merchant, ginner and planter of Bernice neighborhood, was a caller at our office Tuesday.

Eld. B. F. Tubbs called at our office Tuesday. He had the misfortune to lose by death his horse on this late appointment in the eastern part of the parish.

Sheriff Murphy went to Junction City Tuesday to collect the state and parish license from the saloon keepers there.

In a private letter to a party in our town, Mr. W. F. Jackson states that he has matters in shape to go to moving dirt on the Ruston & Farmerville railroad within thirty days; and that he and his co-operators expect to be in Farmerville this week. Our people are ready to comply with their part of the contract any time.

We are requested to announce that a musicale will be given at the Farmerville academy next Friday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, by Miss Lucy Denson’s music class. The public generally are invited.

The Farmerville High School will close its present term Friday afternoon. Prof. Humphrey has planned to give a nice little concert and entertainment at the close of his school, but the general prevalence of measles in our midst, causing two-thirds of the pupils to give up their studies, prevented any entertainment.

Every farmer should have an Acque harrow. It is the best all-round cultivator known, and its price is within the reach of all. Just see it work and you will have one. For descriptive circular and price, apply to Mr. M. J. Pearson. Read his ad in another column.

For sale or exchange for other cattle — six good milk cows with young calves; also a few half-breed Durham bull calves and one two-year-old full blood Durham.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Capt. E. T. Sellers, accompanied by his daughter, passed through Farmerville Tuesday. They had been in the northern part of the parish arranging school matters.

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¢

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