October 2, 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.
Capt. Abe Cahn and wife are visiting in our town and vicinity.
Mr. S. W. Shuster left Sunday for Vicksburg.
Mr. G. Hartman made a brief business trip to Monroe last week.
Mr. Ludwig Hartman visited Ruston last week.
Miss Avva Gill, a charming young lady of D’Arbonne, is the guest of Mrs. J. D. Baughman.
Our editor, J. G. Trimble left Monday morning for Gordon, on business.
School crayons for sale at this office.
Mr. George Shields left Monday morning to accept a position in Monroe.
Buy your groceries from I. T. Fowler, next door to post office.
Mr. Karl Pleasant has accepted a position with the firm of Haas Mer. Co.
Rooks, at Bernice, can supply you with anything in the jewelry line.
Sheriff Murphy has had a new coat of paint put on the jail roof, and the cells throughout have been re-painted.
Rooks, the jeweler at Bernice, guarantees all his work. Take your watches, clocks and sewing machines to him.
Mr. F. P. Stubbs, Jr., of the law firm of Stubbs & Russel, of Monroe, and E. C. Moncure, of Ruston, were in town Monday on business.
If you need candies, cigars, canned goods or patent medicines, call on I. T. Fowler.
Mr. Robert Roberts left yesterday morning for Vernon, La., to attend the marriage of his brother Mr. N. F. Roberts to Miss May Simmonton of that town.
The Twentieth Century Club was entertained last evening by Miss Rieta Hartman. A constitution and by-laws were adopted and the club is now in good working order.
Try a pair of our Aristo Calf $2.50 shoe. It’s a dandy. J. D. Baughman.
Deputy Sheriff John W. Taylor returned Sunday night from Baton Rouge, where he went to convey Jud Sones to the penitentiary, who plead guilty last week before the district court to shooting with intent to kill.
Three of Farmerville’s most charming young ladies, Misses Bertha Cook, Maud and Myrtle Goyne, left to enter the State Normal school at Natchitoches. The Gazette wishes them a profitable school year; but for our social circle expresses regret at their departure.
Don’t buy your shoes and clothing until you have seen our new goods and gotten our prices. J. D. Baughman.
Mr. J. W. Hester, an aged and respected citizen of Ruston dies last Friday morning. His remains were interred in the Downsville cemetery Friday afternoon. Mr. Hester moved from Downsville, where he had lived for many years, last year to Ruston.
We are expecting our hats and trunks to arrive in a few days. A full assortment at rock bottom prices. J. D. Baughman.
Bush Hosley, “colored gem man,” got to be too fervently demonstrative under the influence of liquor, and disturbed the worshipers at the colored church Sunday afternoon. He was locked up over night by Marshal Dawson and Monday morning Mayor Archer charged him $7.50 for the show. He is now duly sober.
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.
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¢
Last Friday evening a serious shooting took place at Calhoun. The difficulty grew out of an attempt to arrest one Walter Barrett, and the parties engaged in and affected by the shooting are Walter Barrett, Deputy Sheriff Lowery, Jim Clampit, John Roan and railroad agent Wilson. Wilson and Roan did all the shooting. Barrett was shot through the car, Jno. Roan was shot in the side of the stomach, the ball ranging around with serious injury and Jim Clampit was shot through the stomach and dangerously if not fatally injured. Clampit and Roan were accidentally shot. Wilson, Barrett and Roan are under bond.
By a recent change of schedule on the Arkansas Southern Railroad, passengers can go to Shreveport, have two hours and thirty-five minutes, and return home the same day. W. H. Quigg, G. F. & P. A. Ruston, La.
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.
Mr. Watson Fuller, connected with the post office department, is in town in the interest of that department. One of the changes being made by the department is in the letting of country mail routes after the present contract shall expire, will be to receive bids only from local bidders, or from person who will agree to move to the route and personally supervise the same. Another feature of this change will be free delivery along the route where parties place boxes for their mail. The aim of the department is to improve the service and contracts are now open for bidders until Dec. 3rd.
Shoes! Shoes! For the old folks, middle age people, “courting” people and children — the celebrated Clover Brand cannot be beaten for wear and comfort. See them before buying elsewhere. J. D. Baughman.
We call attention to the change in the dates for the teachers’ examination. White applicants will be examined Oct. 30 and 31, and negroes Oct. 31. This change is by direction of the State Board.
Wanted For Cash. Hides, beeswax, tallow, brass, copper, chickens, eggs, corn and minx hides and other produce. D. Stein.
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¢
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¢.