July 17, 1901
Mr. G. F. Clark, of Ouachita visited Monroe last week.
If you want anything in the jewelry line call on Rook at Bernice.
Mr. R. Roberts visited his old home in Ruston last week.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Mayo, Thursday, July 10, 1901, a little girl.
Take your watches, clocks, and sewing machines to Rooks, the jeweler, at Bernice. All work guaranteed.
Rev. P. O. Lowery, pastor of the Bastrop church, is attending the revival services in Farmerville.
If you want a good sewing machine — drop head, call at this office.
Dr. Vinson can be found at night at his room at Mr. C. T. Simmons.
Mrs. T. C. Leatherman, of Texas, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cargill in our town.
Miss Maude Selig left this morning for a visit with friends in Greenville, Miss., and Abbeville, La.
Misses Flora and Julia Billitz, of Vicksburg, Miss., are visiting Mr. E. J. Haas and family in Farmerville.
Mr. Robert Tinsley, of Moseley’s Bluff vicinity, died Sunday of consumption, after a protracted illness. He leaves three children.
A good rain fell Sunday in the eastern section of the parish. The only objection is that it did not cover a wide enough area.
Prof. J. O. Hodnett and family passed through Farmerville Tuesday on their way to Ruston to spend a few days at the Chautauqua.
Dr. R. B. Vinson’s wife and daughter, Miss LaLu, arrived in our town Tuesday evening. Dr. Vinson has rented rooms from Mr. C. T. Simmons.
Construction work has not yet been commenced on the Ruston and Farmerville railroad, but it is now stated that grading will begin on the 25th inst.
Messrs. Ross and Jackson, the moving spirits in the proposed railroad from Ruston to Farmerville, were in our parish the first of this week, looking after timber matters.
Mr. J. E. Stevens, of Walnut Lane vicinity, estimates that except in a few bottom fields no farm in ward ten will produce over five bushels of corn per acre this year.
Mr. Jas. A. Rowland, of El Dorado, was in Bernice this week to see how bright were the prospects toward justifying the opening of a bank. — Bernice Times.
The latter part of last week and first of this week broke all former records for hot weather. In Farmerville the thermometer reached 105 degrees in the shade.
Lost. One sorrel mare, 8 or 9 years old. Shows work sign. Any information or her return will be suitably rewarded. J. D. Baughman.
Mr. James Jones, an old resident of Union Parish, died at his home, four miles northwest of Farmerville Sunday morning. Mr. Jones had been in feeble health for the past several months, suffering with a severe attack of rheumatism.
Mr. Edward Everett, clerk of court of Union Parish, returned home Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Everett and child are yet at Mineral Wells, Tex. We are glad to know that the child is improving in health.
We direct attention to the big advertisement of Mr. G. Hartman, which appears in to-day’s paper. If you are looking for bargains, you should not fail to see his goods. Get there before they are picked over. His summer stock must be closed out to make room for winter goods. Remember this cost sale will only last thirty days.
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¢.
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.
Horse Stolen. From the horse lot of Mr. M. B. Shultz in Farmerville on Saturday night, June 13, 1901 one light iron gray horse, aged about 4 years, weighs 800 pounds. Mane was cut off in spring and has grown out about six inches, hangs on the right side, foretop cut off. Gaits — running walk and pace. Saddle and bridle also stolen. Any information leading to the recovery of this property will be liberally rewarded. Address: W. S. Pearson, Jr., Farmerville, La.
Strayed. From Mr. E. A. Phelps place, near Cherry Ridge, about June 1, 1901, one large sorrel mare, blaze in face, has white for foot, branded with “O”. Had large bell on when she left. Any information leading to her recovery will be liberally rewarded. Write to E. A. Phelps, Cherry Ridge, La.
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¢
David Baldwin, son of Albert Baldwin and cashier of the New Orleans National Bank, is prominently mentioned as postmaster of New Orleans, to succeed Mr. Earhart.
We cheerfully recommend Messrs. Gill as honest, reliable, business gentlemen, and those having dealings with them can count on fair and liberal treatment. (Ed.)
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.
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¢