July 31, 1901
Mr. Louis Arent went to Monroe Sunday.
Mr. W. L. Trimble went to Monroe on business Monday.
If you want anything in the jewelry line call on Rook at Bernice.
Judge W. R. Roberts, of Bernice, was on our streets last week.
Mr. C. D. Covington and F. E. Mayo went to Monroe Tuesday.
Mr. D. E. Lauphemer went to Monroe last week to spend a few days.
Mrs. T. J. Breed and Mr. Breed, Jr., are visiting relatives and friends at Oakland.
Our young people enjoyed a very delightful hay-ride Monday night.
Mr. Fred Haberyan, of Walnut Lake, Ark., visited relatives in our town last week.
If you want a good sewing machine — drop head, call at this office.
Mrs. C. A. Buce, of Shiloh, who has been visiting relatives in our town, returned home last week.
Our genial clerk of court, Mr. Edw. Everett, was on the sick list last week.
Messrs. J. W. Landers and J. R. Cook, prominent business men of Bernice, were in Farmerville Monday on business.
Rev. J. H. Hughes returned home Monday from Arcadia where he had been holding a series of meetings.
Miss Mattie Hardy, of Ruston, is visiting relatives in Farmerville, the guest of Mr. B. F. Pleasant’s family.
Take your watches, clocks, and sewing machines to Rooks, the jeweler, at Bernice. All work guaranteed.
Miss Flora and Julia Billitz, after a pleasant stay of several days with relatives in our town, left Sunday for their home in Vicksburg, Miss.
Miss Lena Scriber, who has been visiting Miss Donie Laupheimer, of this town, returned Wednesday to her home in Monroe.
A musicale was given at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Pleasant’s last night, which was highly appreciated and enjoyed by the young people of this place.
Mr. C. H. Murphy returned home last Wednesday afternoon. He was accompanied by his sisters, Misses Fannie and Lou May, who are visiting relatives and friends in our town.
Mr. Lum Donaghey, of Conway, Ark., is visiting relatives and friends in our parish. Mr. Donaghey was a resident of our parish twenty years ago. This is his first visit since he moved away.
Mr. Max Frellsen and J. W. Brantley, of Marion, were in town Monday. They report that Mrs. J. H. Roark and Mr. Alonzo Stancil are quite sick of slow fever at their homes in Marion.
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.
We cheerfully recommend Messrs. Gill as honest, reliable, business gentlemen, and those having dealing with them can count on fair and liberal treatment. (Ed.)
We direct the attention of our readers to the new advertisement of the Downsville High School which appears in this issue of The Gazette. The school will, as you will see, be under the management of Prof. T. E. Waldrup, of Mississippi. Prof. Waldrup ranks first as an educator, having had considerable experience in that line. He is temperate in all his habits, and a model gentleman in every particular. We commend this school to parents who have children to educate.
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.
The Ruston Leader says the following tribute to Lieut. Col. Pleasant, formerly of this parish: Lieutenant Colonel Ruffin G. Pleasant’s address on “Commercialism,” so masterfully delivered Wednesday evening at Chautauqua, was certainly a treat, as are all talks by this gifted young man. Not merely with personal admirers in Shreveport, the adopted home of Lieutenant Colonel Pleasant, does pride exist, but throughout Louisiana and other states where he is know.
The farmers in every part of the parish are busily engaged plowing their cotton for the last time. The recent rains have brought about considerable change in crop prospects, especially cotton. Corn was too far gone to be benefited by the rains, but at present, the outlook for a large yield of cotton is very flattering.
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 are sorry to learn of the death of Mr. Gilbert, which occurred last Friday at his home in New Orleans. He was the father of our townsman, Mr. M. Gilbert.
Notice. All parties whomsoever are hereby notified not to buy or trade for a certain note given in favor of the Fidelity Mutual Insurance Company, Philadelphia, Penn. Same being for the sum of Sixty-four (64.00) dollars and made payable on November 1, 1901 and signed by T. W. Clark. Said note is without consideration. This July 20, 1901. T. W. Clark.
A very enjoyable entertainment was had at Mr. and Mrs. John Donley’s last night.
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¢
Strayed. I took up at my place near Truxno, La., on July 15, 1901, one bay mare, about 5 years old. Has white spot in face, legs black from knees down. Unless owner calls for same and pays all costs withing 30 days hereof; said mare will be sold according to law. J. W. Goldsby, July 26, 1901
Real Estate Transfers: J. R. Hester to O. P. Johnson, 380 acres of land, $1650. Geo. Phillips to Soldier Phillips, 170 acres of land, $157.50.