Farmerville News

Farmerville Main Street
The Gazette
September 25, 1901

To Our Subscribers. The date opposite your name on this paper will show when your subscription expired. If you are in arrears with The Gazette, please settle same. We will soon begin mailing statements to our delinquents, and if you do not wish to be thus “remembered,” please send in your arrearage promptly.

Mr. A. J. Mashaw, of Ruston, spent last week in Farmerville.

Court Stenographer Sam Barksdale, of Ruston, is in Farmerville.

Judge J. A. Richardson, of Homer, was in Farmerville the first of this week on legal business.

Buy your groceries from I. T. Fowler, next door to post office.

School crayons for sale at this office

Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Thomas left Monday via Bernice for their home in Shreveport.

We regret to learn that Mr. H. F. Wilson, of Holmesville, is quite sick wit slow fever.

Read the advertisement, “Attention, Tax Payers,” by Tax Collector Murphy, and act accordingly.

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

Miss Pearl Peek, of Ouachita, left last week for Roanoke, Va., where she will enter school.

If you need candies, cigars, canned goods or patent medicines, call on I. T. Fowler.

Mr. J. A. Manning, of Ruston, is spending the present week in Farmerville looking after business matters.

See Henderson Bros. of Bernice, for all kind of fancy and staple dry goods at the right price.

Six new pupils at the Farmerville High School Monday, running the enrollment up to seventy.

Master Howard Higgins, of Donaldsonville, has returned to Farmerville, to enter the School here.

Henderson Bros., of Bernice, will sell you the best barrel of flour you have had.

Try a pair of our Aristo Calf $2.50 shoe. It’s a dandy. J. D. Baughman.

After a pleasant visit of several days with relatives and friends at her former home in Conway, Ark., Mrs. T. J. Breed returned to Farmerville Sunday.

Miss Louise Trimble left Friday morning for a brief visit with her sister Mrs. W. E. Dean, at Portland, Ark. Thence she will go to New York City to resume her studies at Barnard College.

We are expecting our hats and trunks to arrive in a few days. A full assortment at rock bottom prices.  J. D. Baughman.

Mr. B. F. Thompson, senior member of the wholesale grocery establishment of Thompson, Richie & Co., of Ruston, was in Farmerville last  Friday in the interest of his firm.

Don’t buy your shoes and clothing until you have seen our new goods and gotten our prices.  J. D. Baughman.

Mr. W. H. Quigg, the general freight and passenger agent of the Arkansas Southern railroad, was in Farmerville Friday, looking after the business interests of his road.

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

Henderson Bros., of Bernice, buy and sell for the cash, save you the long prices and have one price for every body.

Saturday afternoon considerable excitement was created in Farmerville over the attempt of Marshal Dawson to arrest Henry Futch, who had violated the town ordinances. Futch drew his knife and was in the act of cutting the Marshal’s throat, when by-standers wrestled the weapon from him.

In accordance with the proclamations of President Roosevelt and Gov. Heard, impressive memorial services in honor of the deceased President McKinley were held at the Farmerville Methodist church last Thursday morning. Appropriate remarks briefly setting forth the high and noble characteristics of our lamented Chief Executive were made by Judge Allen Barksdale, Judge R. B. Dawkins and Rev. Barnette Wright.

Notice to Stave Makers. We will buy all staves of good quality, delivered on Ouachita river, Bayou Cornie and Bayou D’Arbonne. R, M. & M. B. Gill.

Messrs. Armand and Cleveland Murphy, sons of Dr. W. C. Murphy, of Oakland, have entered the State University at Baton Rouge or the ensuing session.

Attorney R. Roberts visited Monroe, Ruston, Minden and other points last week. While on his rounds Mr. Roberts met up with Mr. Ross, one of the chief promoters of the proposed Ruston and Farmerville railroad. Mr. Ross stated that the road will surely be built and that work would again be commenced within the next two or three months.

Mr. J. P. Smith and family, of Ouachita, spend the first few days of this week in Farmerville, the guests of Mr. C. T. Simmons and family.

Mr. John Meadows, son of Dr. J. E. Meadows, of Homer, was badly cut by a negro last Saturday night. The negro fled and at last accounts was in hiding.

Yom Kipper, Day of Atonement, was generally observed by our Jewish friends from 6 o’clock Sunday evening until a corresponding hour the next day. The time was spent in fasting and prayer. Religious services were held at the Masonic hall in Farmerville, and they were well attended.

Messrs. A. B. Henderson, J. A. Carroll, J. W. Hunt, Ben Harrell, Lopez McDonald, W. S. Spears and W. S. Pickens, of Spearsville ward, were in town Monday attending court on the Spears-Carroll land suit.

Wanted For Cash. Hides, beeswax, tallow, brass, copper, chickens, eggs, corn and minx hides and other produce. D. Stein.

Roosevelt’s mother was a Georgia woman, the descendant of a line of Georgia’s ancestors, thus making the New President more of a southerner than any of his predecessors since the war.

Roosevelt’s mother being a southern woman, it is improbable that he will take radical ground in attempting to set the negro above the whites in the South. Still, the question will surely be much agitated during the next few years.

Mr. Julius Arent went to Bernice and Junction City Tuesday on insurance business.

Mrs. McKinley has bravely stood the great strain of the trying ordeal that has been her lot since her devoted companion was stricken down. Being a frail and delicate woman, it was feared she would collapse during the trying hours.

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¢

Miss Helena Bloodgood, a handsome New York girl, mysteriously disappeared last Wednesday, and her parents are fearful that she has been kidnapped. The family is well to do, and when she left home she wore considerable expensive jewelry.

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 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¢.

Herbert H. Hall, city chemist of Buffalo, says that the bullets which brought about President McKinley’s death, were not poisoned.

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¢

Two Big Blazes in Junction. Junction City suffered two destructive fires within the past few days. Saturday morning eight buildings on State street in the Louisiana portion were burned and this morning twelve buildings in the Arkansas section — the east block on Main street — went up in flames.  The latter fire originated in the barber shop adjoining the drug store. We could get no definite particulars as to the loss or insurance of either fire.


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