August 7, 1901
All ice drinks for five cents at F. E. Mayo’s.
If you want anything in the jewelry line call on Rook at Bernice.
Miss Mattie Watson left Thursday for Mer Rouge after a brief visit in Farmerville.
School crayons for sale at this office.
Mrs. S. E. Chapman returned home Saturday from a visit to D’Arbonne neighborhood.
A new lot of school books has just been received at The Gazette office.
Capt. L. Brunner and Mr. D. E. Laupheimer came in Tuesday evening from Bernice.
Mr. W. E. Dean, of Portland, Ark., came in Sunday afternoon to visit relatives and friends in Farmerville
Mrs. J. H. Roark and Mr. Alonzo Stancil are yet quite sick of slow fever at their homes in the fourth ward.
If you want a good sewing machine — drop head, call at this office.
Ice! Ice!! Ice!!! Two cents per pound at F. E. Mayo’s.
After a pleasant visit of a few weeks in Farmerville, Miss Annie Brandon left last Thursday for her home in Texarkana, Ark.
Mr. J. A. Brazzile died Monday night at his home a few miles northeast of Farmerville. He had been in bad health for sometime.
Take your watches, clocks, and sewing machines to Rooks, the jeweler, at Bernice. All work guaranteed.
We are requested to announce that Rev. Mr. Singleton will be unable to fill his engagement at the Farmerville Methodist church next Friday night.
The total assessment for 1901 of property in the parish of Orleans is $147,701,814, an increase of $6,741,953 over the previous year.
Mrs. Evans left this morning for her home in Haynesville. She spent the past few weeks with her daughter, Mrs. C. H. Jameson, in our town.
Judge R. B. Dawkins and District Attorney F. F. Preaus went to Ruston Sunday, to again set the mills of justice a-grinding after the summer vacation.
The Gazette returns thanks to Mr. N. B. Gill for a lot of extra fine peaches. This fruit shows North Louisiana can rival California for fine peaches.
The trustees of the Farmerville High School last week elected Miss Belle Trimble, of our town, to the position of assistant in the school, and Miss Mattie Hardy, of Ruston, music teacher. The session will begin Monday Sept. 16.
A protracted meeting will be commoneed at the Baptist church in Farmerville on Sunday, Aug, 18th, and, as Pastor Hughes announced, will continue until it stops. Eld Mr. Hartney, of Arkansas will assist in the meeting.
Mr. J. D. Baughman is closing out all his summer goods. He realizes that it is better to sacrifice them rather than pack them away until next year. Read his new advertisement and call at this store for genuine all-wool-and-a-yard-wide bargains.
Mr. W. F. Jackson, manager of the proposed Hamburg, Ruston & Southern Railroad, spent a few days recently in this parish looking over the proposed route between Farmerville and the Ouachita river. He was accompanied by Capt. Washburne, who was sent here at the instance of eastern capitalists to investigate and report upon the feasibility and advantages of the contemplated road. We are told that Capt. Washburne is very favorably impressed with the prospect.
Mr. Jackson informs us that the requisite money for building the Ruston & Farmerville railroad has been placed in the Ruston bank and that now the enterprise is a practical certainly.
After a brief visit with relatives in this parish, Misses Fannie and Lou May Murphy left Wednesday morning for their home in Natchitoches parish.
An ice cream festival, under the auspices of the Ladies Aid Society of the Baptist church, was given yesterday evening in the Farmerville High School grove. A good number of people were present, and everybody seemed to have an enjoyable time. Over $30.00 were realized which will be devoted to the Baptist church.
In the 1901 assessment the whites have $1,496,000 worth of property and the negroes $115,760.
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¢
Charlie Page brought to our office last week an open boll of cotton, the first we have seen. Charlie is a progressive colored farmer, who lives about 6 miles north of 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¢
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.)
Real Estate Transfers
S. Dillard to J. T. Hudson, 80 acres of land, $200.
J. W. Pylant to H. F. Wilson, 80 acres of land, $170.
State of Louisiana to W. Henry Nolan, 10 acres of land.
J. H. Roark to O. H. Thompson, 10 acres of land, $10.
J. P. Abbott to C. T. Elliott, 40 acres of land, $30.
J. R. Dean to J. T. Pardue, 40 acres of land, $25.
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¢.
A corporation to compete with the American Sugar Trust was incorporated at Elizabeth, N. J. last Friday.
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.
Geo. H. Phillips, the boss corn speculator, has had some pretty hard financial blows recently and was considered “busted” last week; he says he will soon get matters straight and will be in the market again.