From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street

The Gazette
June 26, 1901

Mr. John Ballard went to Monroe last week on business.

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

Miss Vivian Simmons is quite sick at her brother’s residence in our town.

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

Duke Selig offers for sale a lot of fine hogs and good milk cows. Can be bought cheap for cash or approved paper.

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

Misses Della and Lottie Sellers, of Walnut Lane, were in town Saturday.

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

Mrs. R. J. Rasbury, of our town, is quite sick with fever.

Miss Sallie Chandler has taken charge of a school in the vicinity of Shiloh.

Miss Florence Donley took charge of a school Monday about 6 miles east of town.

Messrs. D. E. Laupheimer and Hawthorne Barnes went to Monroe last week.

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

Prof. O. B. Staples has been tendered the principalship of the Ruston college.

Miss Norma Stewart, after spending several days with relatives in our town, left Sunday for her home in Marion.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Everett left Friday for Mineral Wells, Tex., whither they go for a month’s recreation.

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

Gov. Heard has appointed W. A. Moore alderman of Junctions City, twice William Sellers who failed to qualify.

The town exchequer was enriched about $30 as the result of the recent disgraceful disturbance on our streets.

Miss Mattie Lee Smith and Mrs. T. M. Breed, of Shiloh, are visiting relatives in our town. They are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Breed.

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

My livery outfit, consisting of good horses, surreys, buggies, harnesses, etc., is for sale cheap. If you contemplate embarking in that business, call on me.  DUKE SELIG.

Miss Belle Trimble returned home Monday afternoon from New York City, where she spent the past several months. She was accompanied home by her brother J. G. Trimble.

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.

The accidental killing of Amos Cobb last week ought to be a warning to parents who allow their little boys the privileges of shooting guns. Boy ought not be allowed to carry firearms at all. They have no discretion about them. They only have in mind the object at which they shoot.

Mr. Robert Roberts, of Ruston, arrived in Farmerville last Friday accompanied by Mr. J. D. Barksdale. Mr. Roberts has formed a connection with the law firm of Barksdale & Barksdale and from now on will make this place his home. He is a native of Union Parish, being a son of Dr. R. Roberts, formerly of Shiloh. We welcome him to our town.

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¢

Mister Judson Baker, after spending a few days with relatives in our town, left Friday for his home in Arcadia.

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.

Miss Mattie Honeycutt, of Ft. Worth, Tex., is visiting relatives in this parish.

Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Grafton are now papa and mamma, respectively. A young boy arrived in their home at Bernice Sunday morning.

An engineering party, with Mr. Frank Cooper at its head, started out last week from Ruston to survey a route for the Hamburg, Ruston & Southern railroad. They expect to reach Farmerville about Saturday.

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¢.

The drought situation is getting to be quite serious in this parish. Cotton can yet stand a few more days of dry weather without serious injury, but corn and potatoes are suffering very materially. The blades of corn are twisting under the sun’s hot and dry rays. Gardens are about burned up. Unless we have a good rain in the next week, the crop prospect, and that affects the interests of everyone, will be indeed gloomy.

Since the above was put in type a good rain has fallen in eastern part of the parish.

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¢

We regret to note the serious sickness of Hon. W. A. Van Hook, who is reported to be hopelessly ill, at his home in Ruston. Bienville Bell.

Mr. Van Hook has a host of friends in Union Parish to whom the above will be sad news.

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