From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street

The Gazette
June 12, 1901

Mr. Emile Selig went to Bernice Saturday.

Mr. Hawthorn Barnes went to Ruston last week.

Mr. T. C. Atkinson went to Ruston Monday.

Read Rev. B. Wright’s “Will Bill” locals in this issue.

If you want anything in the jewelry line call on Rooks at Bernice.

Judge R. B. Dawkins left Sunday to hold court at Vernon, Jackson Parish.

“Wild Bill” is to be in Farmerville June 29th.

Take your watches, clocks and sewing machines to Rooks, the jeweler, at Bernice. All work guaranteed.

Prof. J. O. Hodnett and wife, of Marion, were visitors to our town Saturday.

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

Mrs. Luane Everett returned home Wednesday afternoon from Keachie, where she held a good position in the college.

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

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

Mr. F. E. Mayo, of our town, has been confined to his bed for the past several days of fever.

Mrs. O. C. Dawkins and children, of Monroe, came up Wednesday to spend a week with relatives in Farmerville.

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

Mr. Ernest Ramsey returned home Saturday from Baton Rouge, where he attended the past session of the State University.

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

Mr. W. D. Turrentine, representing the Ramsey Installment Co., was in Farmerville last week.

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

Rev. B. Wright attended the Esworth League conference at Ruston Tuesday.

Mr. Jord Lee returned home Wednesday from Ruston where he had been attending the Industrial Institute.

Mr. B. F. Pleasant’s  family was summoned to Shiloh Monday on request of the serious illness of Mrs. Pleasant’s mother, Mrs. Duty.

Capt. H. W. McLeod, a hustling representative of the Rosebraugh Monument Co., was in our town last week.

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Fenton died Thursday morning after a lingering illness. The Gazette extends deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

Our editor, J. G. Trimble, left last Friday morning for quite an extended trip. He will first attended the Press Association, then he will visit New York City and on his return will “take in” the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo.

Everybody will be in town Saturday the 29th of June to see and hear “Wild Bill.”

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.

We are glad to learn that Mr. Walter Raney, who was bitten by a mad horse several day ago and who is in Baltimore undergoing treatment is thought to be doing fairly well.

Since above was put in type we have received a letter from Mr. Raney stating that he had been taking treatments (?) days, and that he ????????????????

For Sale.  A lot of extra fine thorough-bred Berkshire pigs, one thorough-bred boar 15 months old, also one milk cow and calf. Call on or write to J. B. Covington, Farmerville, La.

Engine for Sale. We have one 20 horse water power engine for sale at a bargain. For information write J. W. Stancil & S. B. Smith, Farmerville, La.

Sheriff C. H. Murphy went over into Union County Ark., last week and arrested and brought to the jail at this place, Rufe Butler and Mose Mauser. The former is a white man and stands charged wit petit larceny , and the latter a negro and charged with retailing liquor without license.

Mr. S. W. Shuster went to Holmesville Sunday.

STOP THE COUGH AND WORKS  OFF THE COLD.  Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets cure a cold in one day. No Cure, No Pay. Price 25 cents.

Saturday night about 10 o’clock the west bound passenger on the V.S.&P. road, which was several hours late, ran over and killed Hardy Burns, a white man aged about forty years, a carpenter of this city. The accident occurred in the V. S. & P. yard. Burns, who was intoxicated, was sitting on the rails of the main track with feet inside of the rail and the car wheels crushed both of his legs, from the injuries he died last Saturday night. The engineer, when only a short distant from Burns saw an object on the rail but thought it to be an old newspaper blown about by the wind or a dog on the track. Burns’ legs were fearfully crushed. — Monroe News.

A fine milk cow belonging to a negro named Fred Flunder, who lives near D’Arbonne, was killed by lightning Friday.

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¢.


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