From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street

The Gazette
July 10, 1901

Five cents will buy any ice drink at W. J. Atkinson’s.

Mr. J. A. Peek and family, of Ouachita, spent a few days of last week at the Ruston Chautauqua.

Mr. J. D. Fenton went over to the Chautauqua last Thursday to hear Sam Jones.

Miss Cumie Rush, of Holmesville, is visiting relatives and friends in Farmerville.

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

Ice cold drinks for a nickel apiece at W. J. Atkinson’s.

Mrs. R. B. Dawkins and daughter, Miss Corrie, are attending the Ruston Chautauqua.

Mr. W. D. Fryar left yesterday for his home in Plantersville, Ark., to spend a summer vacation there.

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

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Fenton, Monday night, July 8th, 1901, a girl.

All ice cold drinks — only 5 cents each — at W. J. Atkinson’s.

Gov. W. W. Heard spent a couple of days this week with relatives and friends in Shiloh.

Miss Julia Piser, of Shreveport, is visiting Miss Ellen Haas of our town.

Sheriff Murphy was confined to his bed last week with sickness. He is now able to be at his office.

Milk shakes, soda pops, lemonades, and any other ice drinks only five cents at W. J. Atkinson’s.

Mr. Dave Meyer, of Coushatta, La., is spending a few days in Farmerville. He is the guest of his sister, Mrs. R. Haas.

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

Misses Avva and Josie Gill, of D’Arbonne vicinity, are spending a few days in Farmeville with relatives.

Mrs. Pauline Stein, of Galveston, Tex., is visiting relatives and friends in Farmerville — her old home. She is accompanied by her son, Dan.

Misses Louise and Mary McLeod, of Ruston, made a brief visit to Farmerville last week. They were guests of Miss Belle Trimble.

Mr. and Mrs. Spencer and Miss Parks, of Ouachita neighborhood, spent Saturday in Farmerville, the guests of Mr. J. R. Simmons’ family.

From the Bastrop Carion we learn that Prof. Hester, of Union Parish, has been elected assistant teacher in the public school of Baptrop.

After a visit of several weeks with relatives in West Monroe, Mrs. Jane Lee returned home Saturday. She was accompanied by her son, Mr. J. M. Lee.

A dry hot east wind Monday did not improve the drought situation. Early corn is practically gone up and all other crops are suffering terribly for want of rain.

Mrs. W. E. Dean and little child, Miss Louise Trimble and Mr. W. L. Trimble came in Saturday afternoon to spend a while in Farmerville.

The Farmers Institute for this parish will be held July 23, 1901. Remember the date, and try to come. Many subjects of interest to farmers will be discussed by practical and intelligent farmers.

Mr. R. M. Gill informs us that two deaths occurred in D’Arbonne vicinity last week. Mrs. Sarah Decus, aged 71 years, died Wednesday, and a child of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Hicks died Friday. (not sure of Mrs. Decus’ name)

Mr. J. D. Baughman made the little girls of Farmerville happy last Friday afternoon by taking them on a jolly hay ride. (the rest is not legible)

There will be a horse-trading convention at Mr. W. R. Tugwell’s store, eight miles north of Farmerville, on Saturday, July 20. Everybody is invited to come and bring their trading stock and dinner.

Rev. Mr. Evans, the noted evangelist arrived in Farmerville Tuesday evening and will begin the protracted meeting this evening at the harbor on the Academy grounds.

Miss Lena Scriber, an accomplished young lady from Monroe, is the guest of Miss Donie Laupheimer at the residence of Mrs. Levi.

Mr. S. B. Love informed us of a sad accident that occurred in Morehouse Parish last Saturday afternoon, resulting in the death of an old citizen of Union Parish, Mr. W. R. Pillgreen. Mr. Pillgreen and Mr. Jim Day were going to church in a buggy. Their mules became frightened at some loose colts in the road, and ran. Both Messrs. Pillgreen and Day were thrown from the vehicle. The former had his head crushed and neck broken in the fall, while the latter sustained painful bruises, but was not seriously injured. Mr. Pillgreen was about 55 years old and leaves quite a large family.

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¢

A negro woman named Susie Bolton was brought to Farmerville Sunday by Constable Sterling, of the 8th ward, and locked up in jail. She had a fuss with her husband Emanuel Bolton, and in the row struck him across the head with a hatchet, inflicting a dangerous if not a fatal wound. Susie claims Emanuel threatened to kill her, but she almost beat him in the killing job.

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.

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¢

Wanted. 100,000 Pipe staves, 50,000 Hogheads, 50,000 Clarets, 50,000 West Indie’s and 75,000 Barrels. Address or call on R. M. Gill or M. B. Gill, D’Abonne, La.

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 board of reviewers are in session this week examining and equalizing property assessments in Union Parish for taxation purposes. It is to be hoped that they will succeed in equalizing matters, and thereby make every property holder bear his just pro rata of the burdens of governmental expenses.

Mr. Harry Arent went to Monroe Tuesday.

Mr. Poe and Mrs. Etta Mann, of Hot Springs, Ark., are visiting relatives in our town, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Atkinson.






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