July 3, 1901
Parish school board is to meet next Saturday in Farmerville.
Ex-Representative C. L. Gu?by, of West Monroe, as in Farmerville Monday.
If you want anything in the jewelry line call on Rooks at Bernice.
Mr. F. E. Mayo will sell cold drinks in the Ramsey office, east of public square.
Misses Bertha and Cora Co?? opened summer schools in this country this week.
Born to Dr. and Mrs. Dendy of Bernice, last Thursday night a boy and girl.
The police jury will convene next Monday to review and equalize assessments in Union Parish.
Miss Brandon, of Arkansas, is visiting in Farmerville. She is the quest of her cousin, Mrs. A. C. Gill.
If you want a good sewing machine — drop head, call at this office.
Miss Lula Roark, of Marion, is quite sick with fever at her parents’ home.
Drafts, notes, deeds, mortgages, etc., except for very large amounts, do not now require the revenue stamp.
Eld. J. H. Hughes informs us that the telephone plant from Concord to Oakland will probably be in operation by Saturday.
Take your watches, clocks and sewing machines to Rooks, the jeweler, at Bernice. All work guaranteed.
Mr. J. Cullen Elliott, of Bernice, and Miss Dollie Brazeal, of Spearsville vicinity, were married last week.
A fellow can get married for 60 cents less than he could before July 1st. Revenue stamps on marriage licenses are not now required.
Mr. Jacob Stein came up to Farmerville Tuesday evening, to spend a few days with relatives and friends. Always glad to see you Jake.
Mrs. O. C. Dawkins and children came up Tuesday evening from Monroe, to spend a few weeks in Farmerville — the health resort of North Louisiana.
Mr. H. H. Hargrove, a prominent and public spirited citizen of Shreveport died Monday afternoon. He was the leading factor in promoting the cotton mills movement in North Louisiana.
On account of sickness in his family, “Wild Bill,” the evangelist was unable to meet his engagement in Farmerville last Friday. He is now booked for this place July 10.
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 board of trustees of the Farmerville High School desire to employ two teachers — principal and assistant — to take charge of the school. Address, C. H. Jameson, President or R. Haas, Secretary, Farmerville, La.
We direct attention to the new advertisement of Junction City High School, Geo. W. Mason, A. M. principal. This school closed a very successful term last year, enrolling 223 pupils. We commend this school to parents having children to educate.
One day last week a bolt of lightening struck a tree in a field, in the neighborhood of Bernice near which Mr. John Key’s son was standing. The shock knocked Mr. Key senseless and the flash of lightening set the tree afire. Some negro hands in the field after recovering from their fright pulled Mr. Key from the burning tree.
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¢
Welcome showers have fallen in several portions of the parish since our last issue, but some sections have been entirely slighted by Sir Pluvius.
Mr. J. T. Barham, of Shiloh vicinity, was in our town Tuesday. He told us of a shooting scrape that occurred just across the line in Lincoln Parish. Joe Gibson and Joe Davis, both negroes, were the parties to the affray. The former was shot in the head, abdomen and hand and it is thought he will die. Davis only received a flesh wound in the leg. Pistols were the weapons used. The trouble occurred about a woman.
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¢.
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¢
Question Box. Planters, farmers and all others interested in agriculture are urgently requested to attend. Ladies are cordially invited. It is hoped that a large and appreciative audience will be present.
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.
Many communities in the parish will commemorate the 4th of July with barbecues, picnics, fish fries, etc.