December 4, 1901
Wanted All our Union Parish friends to know that we have as good stock as any one in North Louisiana. Everything from a 25 cent pin to a hundred dollar diamond. We will appreciate your trade. We sell cheaper than other towns. A. J. Mashaw & Son.
Robert Roberts, Esq., visited Minden last week.
Rooks, at Bernice, can supply you with anything in the jewelry line.
Mrs. C. H. Jameson has been quite sick with fever the past week.
Mr. A. C. Gill went to Monroe last week to dispose of his cattle.
Mr J. D. Baughman and family took in the big circus at Monroe last Saturday.
Dr. R. E. Thompson, of Marion, has sold out his mercantile business to Mr. R. E. Pace.
Mr. J. T. Tarkington, now of Shreveport, was in Farmerville Tuesday greeting his Union Parish friends.
Rooks, the jeweler at Bernice, guarantees all his work. Take your watches, clocks and sewing machines to him.
Mr. J. R. Bransford, a leading citizen of D’Arbonne, visited last Friday his daughter who is attending school in Ruston.
After several weeks’ visit with relatives and friends in Farmerville vicinity, Miss Corinne Bailey returned to her home at Bernice Friday.
The Arkansas Southern railroad is again running double daily passenger trains on its line, much to the delight of the traveling public.
Gov. and Mrs. Heard have named their youngest daughter Louisiana Belle Heard, in honor of the State which has so much honored them.
The Sunday schools of Farmerville are considering what kind of Christmas celebration to get up. The consensus of opinion seems to be in favor of a tree.
Less than four weeks more remain for you to pay your poll tax, provided you do not wish to be temporarily disfranchised Take warning and act accordingly.
I have just received from St. Louis, a nice assortment of fresh fancy candies, bought at a bargain and will sell same way. Call and get my prices. J. W. Stancil.
Wanted For Cash. Hides, beeswax, tallow, brass, copper, chickens, eggs, coon and minx hides and other produce. D. Stein.
The Gazette last week through oversight failed to chronicle the marriage of Miss Annie Brantley to Mr. J. Henry Smith, which event was solemnized on the 21st ult.
Cotton Seed Wanted. I will pay 18 cents a bushel cash for all cotton seed delivered at the seed house in Lillie. B. F. Post, Agent Ruston Oil Mill.
Senator Aylmer Flenniken, a prominent lawyer of El Dorado, Ark., was in Farmerville the first of this week on legal business. We are glad to see our friend enjoying his usual fine health.
Appropriate Thanksgiving services were held last Thursday morning in the Farmerville Methodist church. Messrs. John Rosten, W. D. Munholland and Barnette Wright entertained the audience with addresses.
Send us a list of twelve names and address of those who you think are interested in a business education, and receive six cards with your names beautifully written. Address: New Orleans Business College, New Orleans, La.
A nice assortment of albums, work boxes, manicure sets, picture frames, writing table’s, photo holders, and a nice lot of new books, all suitable for Christmas presents, just received by J. G. Trimble.
Capt. H. W. McLeod, of Ruston, spent the past week in Union Parish.
Sheriff C. H. Murphy went to Monroe this morning.
Mr. E. J. Haas went to Shreveport Monday on business.
Poll tax payments in New Orleans are much greater this year than last.
Mr. D. E. Laupheimer arrived in Farmerville yesterday to spend a few days.
Eld. J. H. Hughes preached to appreciative congregations Sunday morning and evening at the Baptist church in town.
The smaller pupils of the Farmerville High School entertained a number of visitors last Friday with Thanksgiving exercises.
Two prisoners, both white men, were brought to Farmerville from Bernice vicinity and lodged in jail. They were C. C. Ray, who stands charged with bigamy, and Perry Pinckard, who is accused of getting money under false pretenses.
The Epworth League of our town will give a literary entertainment next Sunday evening at the Methodist church. The public generally are invited.
The police jury has abandoned the present system of working convicts on the public works, and will today consider plans for future disposition of the prisoners. The police jury will probably adjourn this afternoon.
Having no further need for the parish mules and wagon, the road working system having been abolished, the police jury yesterday ordered the team sold at public outcry. It bought $85 to $90.
For Sale. 400 acre plantation nearly half in cultivation. Good houses, fences and stock on place. Situated on bank of Ouachita river, Caldwell Parish. Price $3,400.00; tenants of place. Small cash payment. Owner retiring from business. Splendid opportunity. This offer is for 30 days only. E. C. Drew Investment Co., Monroe, La. Nov. 13.
In this issue of The Gazette will be found an advertisement of Mr. R. E. Pace, an enterprising young merchant of Marion. By purchasing goods strictly for the cash, and selling them the same way at a close profit, Mr. Pace is fast building up a prosperous business. He has been made a depository for school books.
Lost or Stolen. From my residence, four miles east of Farmerville, on Nov. 12th, 1901, one small sorrel horse mule, had on rope collar with small bell when he left; aged about 12 years. Any information will be liberally rewarded. Address: D. N. Kenneday, Farmerville, La.
Mr. W. F. Grafton informs us that the Bank of Bernice is doing a very satisfactory business, the deposits at one time reaching the nice sum of $25,000. Capt J. R. Fuller was elected president of the new institution and Mr. Y. S. Fuller cashier. Mr. J. A. Rowland, of the Bank of El Dorado, is with the new institution assisting in starting its affairs.
Fair Warning to All. All past due notes and accounts (and that includes most everything owing to me) must be paid or satisfactorily arranged by December 15th. I want to get my matters closed up in business shape by that date. If this warning be not heeded, you might have a lawsuit on your hand. Act accordingly. J. G. Trimble.
Editor Gazette: Please insert the following names in your paper as the honor roll for the month ending Nov. 30: Jewell Carroll, Lopez McDonald, Sallie Pickens, Rosa Pickens, Rosa Cherry, Fanny Cherry, Louisa Henderson, Thomas Smith, Norma Murphy, Garland Murphry, Emmette Manning, Onato Manning, Gordie Adams, Emma Adams, Alberta Jenks, Janette Henderson, Bertha Henderson, Helen Cobb, Bertha Cobb, Marrgot Rabun, Noah Elkens. J. L. Glenn, Principal. Minnie Logan, Dora Wilson.
Agents Wanted. $136 per month guaranteed by a mercantile agency. Address, The Retail Credit & Collection Association, P. O. Box W-578, Boulder, Colorado.
Have just received a nice line of shoes. All you who need shoes will do well to get my prices before buying elsewhere. I have the best shoe on the market for the least money. J. W. Stancil.