From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street
The Gazette
October 23, 1901

School crayons for sale at this office.

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

Mr. Abe Arent spent a few days of this week in Farmerville interviewing our merchants.

Mr. J. B. McLaurin informs us that Mr. Dave Dawson’s father died last week near Bernice. Old age was the cause of his death.

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

J. D. Baughman has just received a car load of best high patent flour, guaranteed which he is selling for only $4.75 per barrel.

To persons desiring to hold cotton I will advance $25 to $30 per bale for all placed in my hands at moderate rate of interest. J. G. Trimble

Conservative estimates now place the present cotton yield in Union Parish at two-thirds of a crop, while the corn yield is about 40 per cent of an average crop.

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

Mr. W. B. Thompson, of New Orleans, spent a few days recently in Union Parish looking after the interests of the cotton factorage firm of W. B. Thompson & Co.

The first boat of the season reached Farmerville landing from Monroe last Friday. It was Capt. Wall’s gasoline boat, and she came up with a good freight.

For Sale. I have three good milk cows and seven yearlings, also fifteen head of hogs, which I will sell cheap for cash. W. J. Atkinson.

The Farmerville cemetery needs a general cleaning up — weeds and rubbish cut down. All parties interested are requested to meet there next Tuesday to accomplish that work.


NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS. Your taxes to the Corporation of Farmerville are now due, and early settlements are requested. If not paid by December 31st, forced settlements will be made.  D. Stein, Town Clerk

Eld. J. V. B. Waldrop, of Spearsville, was a caller at our office Monday. He says there is a good attendance at the Everett Institute and that the school work is progressing nicely.

The Ruston Leader says Dr. Harrell performed successfully a difficult operation on Mr. Yancy Patterson at the Duty House this morning, removing a necrosed bone from the region of his ear, the result from injuries received in a fall.

Cotton Seed. Will pay $9 per ton and supply sacks, or $10 per ton and seller furnish sacks, for all cotton seed delivered at Farmerville warehouse.  John Ballard, Agt. Union Oil Mill.

When visiting Texarkana, don’t fail to stop at the Randolf Hotel. It is nicely located and on its bill of fee will be found the best the market affords. The genial Abe Stein, formerly of our town, will be found in the office at the Randolf, and would be glad to meet his friends.

Something Good. So many go to their druggist and merely ask for “something good” for a cough or cold. Now if the druggist has several remedies he certainly will sell the one that does not cost much. When you go to a drug store better know what you want. Ask for Gooch’s Mexican Syrup if you want the nicest and quickest cough cure 25 cents will buy. Take no other.

Messrs. F. D. Hagar and W. F. Jackson spent a few days of last week in Union Parish, in the interest of the proposed Hamburg, Ruston & Southern railroad, particularly  looking after the timber option. Mr. Hagar represents St. Louis capitalists who contemplate investing in the new enterprise. We are told that he is favorably impressed with the outlook.

R. Haas, Agent, greets our readers this week with a large attractive advertisement, and his goods and prices are just as attractive as is the ad. This firm has just received a full stock of new goods in the different lines, and they propose to sell them at prices that will get the trade. If you want new goods at the lowest prices give them a call. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Ignorance No Good Excuse. A mother has no right to be ignorant of symptoms that tell as plain as day her child has worms. She should know when the child is pale, looks sickly, acts tired, seems peeverish, has sunken eyes and a nervous expression, that worms are the cause. A safe, unfailing and nice tasting remedy is Mothers Worm Syrup. Only 25 cents a bottle, and so good that children ask for more.

The town finances were augmented to the tune of $30 since last Saturday. Buck Kennedy pleaded guilty to charge of shooting on the street and was fined $5 and costs. Henry Futch pleaded guilty to charges of disturbing peach and assaulting marshal with a dangerous weapon. He was fined $25 and costs.

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¢

In this issue of The Gazette Mr. J. W. Loper, of Cecil, presents a neat and attractive advertisement of his growing business. Starting in the mercantile world a few years ago with only a small amount of capital invested, Mr. Loper by close application and strict business integrity has built up a good and growing trade. He is a careful buyer, always getting goods at the lowest market prices, and being satisfied with a small profit, he is enabled to sell goods to his customers as cheap as the cheapest. Read his advertisement and give him a trial.

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¢



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