From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street

The Gazette
August 28, 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.

Dr. C. H. Jameson went to Monroe Sunday.

Read the advertisement of Mr. Toler in another column.

Don’t fail to take in the Confederate Veteran’s reunion to-morrow.

Rooks, at Bernice, can supply you with anything in the jewelry line.

Cotton made several upward jumps last week in the direction of higher prices.

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

We will deliver beef in Farmerville every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Mayo & Barnes.

I have just received a car load of genuine Texas red rust proof seed oats. J. D. Baughman

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

Best high patent flour this week at Baughman’s for only $4.40 per barrel.

Dr. E. F. Rowland and wife of Lapile, Ark., were in Farmerville last Friday.

Rooks, the jeweler at Bernice, guarantees all his work. Take your watches, clocks and sewing machines to him.

Mr. Oscar Baughman went to New Orleans this week with his little niece Fay, who goes there to have her eyes treated.

Mr. Archie Wilson, of Holmesville, has been confined to his bed for the past few days with slow fever.

Mr. Martin, representing the Bluff City Lumber Co., of Pine Bluff, Ark., was in our town last week looking after timber interests.

New Stock of Shoes. I have just opened up a fall line of the celebrated Clover Brand shoes. J. D. Baughman.

Dr. J. W. Jordan, of the dental firm of Thurman & Jordan, is registered at the Hartman house, where he will remain a few days prepared to do any work in dentistry.

Capt. E. T. Sellers, of Walnut Lane, this parish, had quite a severe stroke of paralysis last Friday, and we regret to learn that he is yet confined to his room in consequence thereof.

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

The protracted meeting at the Farmerville Baptist church was closed Monday night, and Rev. Mr. Hartly left Tuesday morning, via Bernice. There were 16 additions to the church at this meeting, 12 of whom are candidates for baptism.

Wanted. A good white man to take charge of and run livery stable in Farmerville, Union Parish, La. Also a good hand, white or black, to work in livery stable in Monroe, La. J. C. Montgomery, Monroe, La. Aug 20, 1901.

The Gazette received a pleasant call last Saturday from Prof. J. L. Glenn, the newly elected principal of the Everett Institute. Mr. Glenn was last week canvassing the parish in the interest of his school. He placed a large order for job work at our office.

In justice to Mr. A. T. Dawson, who runs the Cox ferry, we will state that he is not the Tom Dawson who is charged with stealing Mr. Wm. Pearson’s horse. There happens to be two Tom Dawsons. This statement is given at the request of Mr. Dawson first named.

Col. D. Stein informed us that news came cover the telephone Wednesday morning that the Monroe Mercantile Co. establishment, the Ouachita Gun & Cycle Co., also a saloon adjoining these establishments, were destroyed by fire. No particulars.

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.)

Messrs. B. A. Bridges and L. Forno, two popular drummers for New Orleans firms, were in Farmerville this week, interviewing our merchants.

Mr. Leon Hicks, of the 9th ward, brought to Farmerville Tuesday evening the first bale of new cotton of the season. It was bought by Mr. J. D. Baughman, weighed 512 pounds and sold for 8 1/2 cents per pound. Mr. Hicks also received the barrel of flour offered as premium for the first bale.

We direct attention to the new advertisement of the Washington Life Insurance Co., of New York, which appears in to-day’s paper. This is a good company and writes policies that will meet the demands of any person. If you contemplate taking out insurance, see Mr. J. M. Wallace, general agent, Monroe, La.

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.

Last Friday a witness refused to testify before the grand jury, and he was taken before the court for “further instructions”. Judge Dawkins emphatically told the rebellious witness that he must either answer the questions or go to jail. The witness asked how long he would be required to stay in jail; but Judge Dawkins reply must not have been very satisfactory, for the witness soon decided to tell what he knew. So all well until possibly some person shall be brought before the bar of justice for what the witness unwillingly gave away.

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¢

It is feared that they will have a “hot time in the old town” of Beaumont, Tex., resulting form the inability to control a mammoth oil gusher there.  The gusher is beyond control, and is flooding the surrounding country with oil. Two men were killed in trying to check the flow. Should fire break out in that region while the oil is on its wild rampage, the consequences would by terrible.

About eighty dollars was made up by subscriptions for Eld. Mr. Hartley who assisted in the Baptist revival in Farmerville.

Dr. J. W. Jordan, of Ruston, of the firm of Thurmon & Jordan, arrived in our town Tuesday afternoon to spend a few days here in the practice of his profession. Dr. Jordan has built up an excellent reputation for good and reliable workmanship, in our neighboring town, and we feel no hesitation in recommending him to those needing work in his line.

Eld. J. H. Hughes administered the ordinance of baptism to the new converts who recently united with the Farmerville Baptist church this morning in the mill creek near town.

After being in session all last week, the grand jury adjourned Saturday until Tuesday. The body has reported 24 bills of indictment, and it is thought they will find 15 to 20 more. They will probably conclude their labors to-day.

The gasoline boat Palmer made a trip to the Farmerville landing from Monroe Saturday bringing a full load of freight. It is quite unusual for a boat to get to our landing in August.

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.

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.

Miss Willie Ashcraft is visiting friends in Farmerville. She is the guest of Mr. R. J. Rasbury’s family.

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¢.

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. C. H. Gulley, of Ouachita, was in Farmerville Tuesday. He says cotton is opening quite rapidly in his section.

School crayons for sale at this office.

Mr. M. J. Pearson returned home last Thursday from an extended trip in Texas and Arkansas.

The price of Irish potatoes is simply “out of sight” all over the country. In Monroe they are scarce at $2.00 per bushel. Last week the wholesale price for potatoes in Chicago was $1.25 to $1.30 per bushel.

If you want a good sewing machine — drop head, call at this office.

Shiloh lost two of her old citizens this week. Mrs. Rose Anna Pleasant, mother of former Sheriff B. F. Pleasant, died Monday morning about 10 o’clock; and Mrs. Heard, mother of Gov. W. W. Heard, breathed her last Tuesday morning. The former named lady was about 80 years of age, and the latter 91 years. They were both noble, christian women, and after living to a ripe old age in this life have gone to their reward in heaven.

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.

 

 

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