From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street
The Gazette
December 18, 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.

Mr. C. T. Simmons expects to remove to Marion this week.

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

Mr. and Mrs. James Hall and Mrs. Z. T. Goyne went to Bernice Monday.

Robert Roberts, Esq., was confined to his room last week on account of sickness.

We hope to be able to give our reader some encouraging railroad news in the — sweet bye and bye.

Read this and take your choice — either pay your poll tax by Dec. 31 or lose you right to vote.

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

On account of sickness Miss Elma Barnes came home last week from Ruston, where she was attending the Industrial Institute.

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.

Dr. C. T. Hines, grand lecturer of the Masonic fraternity of Louisiana, is in Farmerville, instructing the lodge here in the mysteries of Masonry.

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

Last Saturday — dreary and cold — must have been a fine day “for putting down whiskey,” judging for the quantity that some few people seem to have put down their throats.

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¢

The thermometer Sunday morning registered 14 degrees above zero, and Monday morning it fell two more degrees down the hill of frigidity. Friday it lingered somewhere in the seventies, hence this cold wave, bringing such a great change in temperature, was the more perceptibly felt.

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¢.

Mrs. J. M. Cooper, of Conway neighborhood, narrowly escaped being burned to death Sunday. While standing before the fireplace, her clothing caught fire, and in a second was a mass of flames. Her husband being close by, ran to her assistance, and succeeded in extinguishing the flames. She was, however, quite severely burned in the back, but is resting well.

You Know What You’re 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 Farmerville High School will close after the entertainment to-night for the Christmas holidays. Vacation will last until Monday, Dec. 30. Prof. John Roaten expects to spend part of the time in Arcadia, Miss Mattie Hardy will spend vacation at her home in Ruston and Miss Belle Trimble will visit with relatives in Hillsboro, Tex. and Portland, Ark.

Taken Up At my place 9 miles east of Farmerville, one black bull, brown stripe down back, white spot on face, unmarked, about 3 or 4 years old. Owner can get same by paying costs. J. M. Ward.

Cards were issued last week announcing the forthcoming marriage of Miss Duffie Willis to Prof. T. H. McGregor, at the Baptist Church in Rayville, La., on Wednesday, December 25, 1901. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Willis, of Rayville, and the groom is the principal of Rayville High School. He was formerly principal of the Farmerville school, and has many friends here who join The Gazette in wishing him and his bride a happy and prosperous wedded life.

At the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. J. F. Sample, last Thursday afternoon at 5 o’clock — Rev. O. J. Wade officiating — Mr. Gamye Murphy was happily married to Miss Lou Ella Sample. Gamye is connected with Union Dry Goods Co., of this city, and belongs to one of the best families in Union county, while the bride is the daughter of one of our largest merchants and a sweet, lovable, accomplished young lady. The Tribune force offers hearty congratulations and very best wishes to the happy couple. May Mr. and Mrs. Murphy live long and prosper. – El Dorado Tribune.

It Keeps the Feet Warm and Dry. Ask today for Allen’s Foot-Ease, a powder. It cures Chilblains Swollen, Sweating, Sore, Aching, Damp feet. At all druggists and shoe stores.

Agents Wanted. $136 per month guaranteed by a mercantile agency. Address, The Retail Credit & Collection Association, P. O. Box W-578, Boulder, Colorado.

On account of special work at the Masonic lodge in Farmerville Thursday evening, the school entertainment, which was billed for that time, was changed to this evening. The teachers have been busily rehearsing the pupils for the past few days, and they have gotten up a very entertaining and pleasing program. Be sure to go out this evening. It will hold forth at the court house.

Mr. Sam Maroney, formerly a resident of this parish, but now of Swartz, Ouachita Parish, was seriously hurt last week a short distance from the latter place. It is thought that he was crushed by a railroad train. His head and side were seriously bruised and it was feared at first that his wounds would prove fatal, but we are glad to learn that  the chances are good for his recovery.

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.

Under the auspices of the Sunday schools of Farmerville, a Christmas tree celebration will be given at the court house next week, either Tuesday or Wednesday evening. Time not definitely settled as we go to press.

Mr. Ludwig Hartman has come home to spend the holidays.

Beginning Saturday, December 21st, I will run a passenger hack between Farmerville and Bernice twice a week — Tuesday and Saturdays. Rates — $3.00 for round trip. White drivers will be in charge. Special attention given to express matter.  A. C. Gill.

All kinds of legal blanks for justices of the peace and constables for sale at this office.

All who have cotton seed to sell in D’Arbonne settlement bring them to Farmerville landing and get the cash for them. I will pay ferriage.  John Ballard, Agt. Union Oil Co.

Judge Roberts, of Bernice, was in Farmerville Tuesday to aid in the Ray bigamy prosecution.

Navigation on the Mississippi river between Memphis and St. Louis was blocked this week on account of the river being a sheet of ice.

The preliminary trial of C. C. Ray, on charge of bigamy, held before Judge Dawkins’ Tuesday, resulted in the defendant being granted bail in the sum of $400. Failing to give the bond, he was remanded to jail.

R E Pace


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