From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street

The Gazette
August 21, 1901

To Herald Delinquents. I have bought all the subscription accounts of the suspended Farmerville Herald, and have prepared statements to send the  delinquents. If you cannot settle your account now, just sign and return me the not forwarded with each statement, so I can close up the books.  J. G. Trimble.

Mrs. Stripling, of Cecil vicinity, died last Thursday of fever.

Misses Gertude and Inez Joiner, of West Monroe, are visiting relatives in Union Parish.

School crayons for sale at this office.

I will pay the highest market price for jury and witness claims. J. G. Trimble.

Ice! Ice!! Ice!!!  Two cents per pound at F. E. Mayo’s.

Mr. Jake Gibson, of West Monroe, spent last week with friends in Farmerville.

J. D. Baughman is agent for the celebrated James & Graham wagons.

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

Mr. C. C. Hughes, of Ruston, visited his parents of our town, this week.

If you want Texas May red seed wheat, call on J. D. Baughman.

All ice drinks for five cents at F. E. Mayo’s.

Another nice rain visited this section Monday morning, followed by a heavier one Tuesday.

All summer goods and summer hats for sale for next sixty days at actual cost at W. J. Turnage’s.

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

Mrs. Sue Barnes and daughters, of Farmerville, are visiting relatives in Arcadia this week.

A new lot of school books has just been received at The Gazette office.

Mrs. Mattie McHenry, of El Dorado, Ark., spent last week with relatives and friends in Union Parish.

We will have a car load of Texas red rust proof seed oats next week.  J. D. Baughman.

Eld. J. R. Edwards, president of Mt. Lebanon College, is announced to preach at Downsville on the fifth Sunday in September and Saturday before.

Wreck of steamer “Rosa B” for sale cheap. Apply to: J. D. Baughman; Farmerville.

W. J. Turnage has just received a fifteen hundred dollar assortment of the celebrated Hamilton & Brown shoes, all styles. For sale at lowest prices.

Eld. Mr. Hardtner, of Arkansas, reached Farmerville Saturday night, and is conducting an interesting protracted meeting at the Baptist church.

“Nipantuck,” an important subdivision of the great parish of Union, boasts of a girl who weighs 230 pounds, and she is less than ten years of age. Her mother is said to weigh only 90 pounds.

Messrs. James Davis and Jas. H. Cobb, of Cherry Ridge neighborhood, were in Farmerville last Friday, looking out for residences with the view of moving their families here. Farmerville’s free school advantages in connection with her bright railroad prospects will doubtless cause many families to turn their eyes in this direction.

A ripple of excitement was created in Farmerville Monday afternoon, occasioned by a fisticuff between, Mr. J. W. Stancil, of Farmerville, and Mr. Dave Armstrong, of El Dorado. The trouble grew out of an old grudge. The “belligerents”, were carried before Mayor Archer and Mr. Armstrong was discharged, while Mr. Stancil was fined $2.50 and costs.

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. M. Murphy informs us of a killing that took place five miles north of Spearsville last Thursday. Frank Williams deliberately took his shot gun and killed Willis Walker, both negroes. It is said that a woman was at the bottom of the trouble.

Mr. P. W. Mayo, of Wesson, Ark., came down this week to see his sister, Miss Anna J. Mayo, who is quite sick.

Messrs. Barksdale & Barksdale and C. B. Roberts, attorneys of Ruston, are visiting court here this week.

A little girl made her arrival Thursday night into the family circle of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Rasbury. The Gazette extends congratulations to the happy parents.

Are you going to Buffalo? If so, take the Queen & Crescent route. Through sleeping and dining cars, Close connections. Fastest and finest trains in the South. Beautiful scenery. Write, R. W. Bonds, T.P.A., Meridian, Miss.

Dr. A. R. Tarkington met with quite a serious accident yesterday morning. He fell while trying to board a moving electric car and his left shoulder was dislocated. — Shreveport Times.   Dr. Tarkington’s many friends in Union Parish — his former home — will regret to hear of this mishap.

Now is the time to sow fall oats, rye, barley, wheat and turnips. They will materially aid the short corn crop in carrying stock and cattle through the winter.

The “first bale” is now getting to be quite a common thing in the towns of North Louisiana.

Mr. Jack M. Wade and Miss Alma Henry were married Sunday morning at the residence of the bride’s mother, near Hico.

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. J. C. Rockett, of Spearsville vicinity, is visiting his son in Waverly, Tex.

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.

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¢

Mr. Oscar Baughman has accepted the position of book-keeper for his brother, J. D. Baughman.

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Rowland, of Lapile, Ark., spent a few days of last week with relatives and friends in Farmerville.

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.)

Notice. Creditors in the McLeod & Co. stave matter are notified to meet in Farmerville on Thursday, Aug. 22, for the transaction of import and business.

Mr. Burt Tugwell left a few days ago for Kentucky to make a position on the L. & N. railroad as fireman.

Monday’s rain was a genuine gully-washer and trash-mover in the northern part of the parish. It tore up the roads considerably.

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¢

FOUND. — Mrs. B. F. Pleasant brought to our office a purse containing money which was found on the streets of Farmerville. Loser can have same by proving ownership and paying for this advertisement.

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.

A fifteen-year-old boy named Brittain, while returning to his home from Ruston, was held up Friday afternoon by a burly negro and  robbed. The boy only had a small amount of money. The negro escaped.

Mr. A. J. Mashaw, of Ruston, was on our streets Tuesday.

If Claiborne Parish can drive out the open saloons with high license other parishes can do likewise. Another year, Union Parish will probably adopt high licenses and then open saloons will be a thing of the past in Junction City. — Homer Guardian Journal

Our neighbor is right, we think, in saying that another year “open saloons will be a thing of the past in Junction City;” but we believe they will be knocked out, not by high license, but by prohibition. Then if the people of Junction will do their duty, they will not be troubled with the saloon fighting whiskey.

 

 

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