August 14, 1901
All ice drinks for five cents at F. E. Mayo’s.
We hear considerable complaint of rust in cotton.
Court will begin in Farmerville next Monday, at which time a new grand jury will be impaneled.
If you want anything in the jewelry line call on Rook at Bernice.
Mr. Charley Abscent, of Mario ward, brought us a lot of very fine peaches Monday.
School crayons for sale at this office.
Miss Cora Cole, of Bernice, has accepted a position in the Downsville school.
A new lot of school books has just been received at The Gazette office.
Mr. H. Ludwig is at home again after an absence of several weeks in Monroe.
Ice! Ice!! Ice!!! Two cents per pound at F. E. Mayo’s.
Miss Etta Mann, after a few weeks visit in Farmerville, left this week for Texarkana.
All summer goods and summer hats for sale for next sixty days at actual cost at W. J. Turnage’s.
Another fine rain fell in our vicinity Sunday, bettering our crop prospects no little.
Take your watches, clocks, and sewing machines to Rooks, the jeweler, at Bernice. All work guaranteed.
The many friends of Mr. H. T. Burford in this parish will be glad to know that he reached home safely from South Africa last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Dean and little daughter Isabelle returned to their home at Portland, Ark., Friday.
A reading circle was organized in Farmerville Tuesday evening. Miss Reita Hartman was elected president and Miss Maude Selig secretary.
W. J. Turnage has just received a fifteen hundred dollar assortment of the celebrated Hamilton & Brown shoes, all styles. For sale at lowest prices.
We are requested to announce that all parties interested in Liberty Hill or Taylor cemetery are requested to meet there Aug 19, for purpose of working same.
Mrs. Selma Phillips, daughter of Mr. Marion Powell, returned to Marion last week. She formerly resided in Texas. Her husband was murdered there a few weeks ago.
Notice. Creditors in the McLeod & Co., stave matter are notified to meet in Farmerville on Thursday, Aug. 22, for the transaction of important business.
Prof. C. A. Mathews, former principal of Everett Institute at Spearsville, has accepted a position in the sub freshman department of the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge.
My head quarters during the present stave season will be in Farmerville. Parties wishing to contract for making staves or having some for sale, can see me there. M. B. Gill.
The season for fall business is now near at hand, and we would like to have orders for job work, such as bill heads, statements, cotton sales, envelopes, letter heads, etc.
The new school book contract is made for a period of four years beginning September 1st. Under the terms of the contract school children can exchange old books for new ones at 50 cents of the contract price of the latter.
We are glad to learn that Mr. B. B. Thomas is now able to get about with the aid of crutches, and hopes are entertained of his permanent recovery. He has been confined to his room since last February, the result of injuries sustained in falling from a gallery.
Mr. C. D. Covington informs us that there is a narrow strip of territory about Bernice that has had practically no rain.
Mr. Clark, a barber of Bernice, died Monday of congestion. He was just taken sick late Sunday night and the next day he was in his grave.
Mr. Jonas Selig has accepted a position with Bry & Bro., at Camden, and left for that place Monday morning. Mr. Louis Arent, of Farmerville, is filling his place at Haas Mercantile Co.’s — Bernice Times.
Farmerville now has direct telephone communications with Shreveport. The first through message was received this morning.
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¢.
Mr. C. M. Farris, of Shiloh ward, called at our office Monday. He says his ward will make a third to a fourth of a corn crop and bid-fair to make a good cotton yield. This section of the parish suffered more than any other from the drought. The other wards promise 50 to 65 per cent of a corn yield and good prospects for cotton.
A number of citizens of Farmerville assembled at the court-house Monday evening to hear the debate on the question, “Resolved, that the policy of the national administration in favoring expansion by request is eight.” The affirmative was championed by Representative W. P. Chandler, J. H. Anderson, Esq., and W. D. Munholland, Esq., while Dr. J. G. Taylor and R. Roberts, Esq., presented the negative. After hearing the able discussion, the judges decided in favor of the negative. At the conclusion of the debate, a permanent organization was effected, with Sheriff C. H. Murphy as president. About fifteen names were enrolled as members.
Mrs. H. B. Thomason and children, of Many, La., are visiting friends in Farmerville. They are guests of Dr. Jameson’s family.
Farmerville is coming to the front in a literary way. Steps are being taken to organize both a debating society and a reading circle.
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¢
Remember that a protracted meeting will be commenced next Sunday at the Farmerville Baptist church.
Premiums to my Customers. To the one, who sells me the first bale of 1901 cotton, I will give as a premium 1 barrel of patent flour. A pair of $5 boots for first three-bale lot. A $10 suit of clothes for first five-bale lot. J. D. Baughman.
Mr. J. W. Branch, of the Wertheimer, Swartz Shoe Co., St. Louis, and Mr. Abe Arent, of Mever Bros., Ltd., Monroe, are interviewing the merchants of Union Parish this week.
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¢
Mr. J. M. Cooper, of Conway vicinity, gives a very satisfactory report of the crop condition in his section. He says corn will make two-thirds of a yield, cotton and potatoes are good, and peas are the finest he has ever seen.
The Gazette acknowledges the receipt of an invitation from Prof. Wm. C. Stubbs and Maj. J. G. Lee, commissioners to attend the exercises of Louisiana day at the Pan American Exposition, Buffalo, N. Y., August 24.
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.)
It is a pity that the country must suffer because of a labor quarrel that could easily be settled by fair concessions on both sides. The failure to settle peaceably hurries on the lay of compulsory arbitration, which has been such a success elsewhere.
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.