December 25, 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.
Rooks, at Bernice, can supply you with anything in the jewelry line.
Mr. W. J. Atkinson left this morning to spend a few days in Arkansas.
Miss Metie Pardue, of Downsville, was married Sunday to Mr. Wm. A. Albritton.
Mr. A. C. Gill and little daughter are spending the holidays with relatives at Lapile, Ark.
In order that the printers could enjoy Christmas we go to press this week a day later than usual.
Miss Ethel Robinson is visiting relatives in Farmerville, the guest of Mr. Edw. Everett’s family.
Col. R. G. Pleasant, of Shreveport, came to Farmerville Sunday afternoon, to spend the holidays.
After ten days stay in Farmerville, Hon. J. M. Smith left Friday for his home in Baton Rouge.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Baughman left to-day to visit their sister, Mrs. S. C. Trimble, in Hillsboro, Tex.
Our editor J. G. Trimble left for Portland, Ark., this morning to visit hes sister, Mrs. W. E. Dean.
Less than a week more in which to pay your poll tax if you desire to preserve your right of suffrage.
Sunday afternoon Miss Webb Brooks was married to Mr. Lott Jones, Eld. Henry Archer officiating.
Rooks, the jeweler at Bernice, guarantees all his work. Take your watches, clocks and sewing machines to him.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ingram and Mr. Burrel Ingram, of Conway, Ark., are visiting their sister, Mrs. T. J. Breed, of our town.
I am still paying the highest cash prices for cotton seed delivered at Farmerville landing. John Ballard, Agent Union Oil Co.
Mr. Dan Tucker, an old resident of Zion Hill neighborhood, died Friday. He had been confined to his bed several days with dropsy.
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.
News was received from Monroe Monday, over the telephone, that Mrs. L. A. Burch, mother of Mrs. J. M. Lee, was lying at the point of death.
Wanted For Cash. Hides, beeswax, tallow, brass, copper, chickens, eggs, coon and minx hides and other produce. D. Stein.
A negro cabin on the western suburbs of Farmerville, owned and occupied by Paralee Hicks, colored, burned Saturday night. But few of the building’s contents were saved.
Miss Nora Goyne, a popular and attractive young lady of Junction City, and Mr. Rushing, a prosperous and energetic merchant of that place, were married last Wednesday evening.
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¢
It is feared that the prolonged severe weather of last week has resulted in serious injury to the fall oat crop. This damage will be the more pointedly felt on account of the general scarcity and consequent high price of corn.
All kinds of legal blanks for justices of the peace and constables for sale at this office.
Dr. J. W. McFarland, of Brownwood, Tex., came in Farmerville Tuesday afternoon to spend a few day with relatives.
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.
Misses Annie Pleasant, La Lu Vinson and Neecy Hughes, students at Keachie College, and Master Mose Hartman, student at the Industrial Institute, Ruston, came home last week to spend the holidays.
A negro named Green Austin or Griffin was killed Saturday by a wagon rolling over him. He went to Junction City tanked up on whiskey and fell from his vehicle on his way home, the wagon passing over him, producing injuries from which he died.
Fine Missouri Mules and Horses. I will have a car load of Missouri mules, mares and saddle horses here on Jan. 7, 1902. This stock will be selected by me in person; and will be sold at close margin. Thanking my friends for their liberal past patronage, and asking for a continuance of same. J. D. Baughman.
The clothing of Miss Effie Wells, a young girl staying with Mrs. J. W. Stancil, caught fire last Friday; and had it not been for the presence of Mr. J. W. Stancil she might have burned to death. As it was she was only slightly injured. One of Mr. Stancil’s hands was badly burned in his efforts to extinguish the flames.
At a meeting of Pelican Lodge, K of P., No. 17, held December 25th, the following officers were elected: C. H. Murphy, C. C.; G. Hartman, V.C.; A. C. Gill, P.; Ed. Haas, K. of R. and S.; J. Arent, M. of F.; W. J. Turnage, M. of E.; R. Roberts, M. at A.; Jacob Haas, M. of W.; J. W. Stancil, I. G.; J. R. Simmons, O. G.; C. H. Jameson, representative to Grand Lodge, Edw. Everett, alternate; J. D. Baughman, E. J. Haas, trustees. Endowment Rank, Section 453. — R. Haas, president; J. R. Simmons, vice-president; I. Shuster, secretary and treasurer; C. H. Jameson, medical examiner.
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¢
Last Wednesday evening the court house was crowded with people of Farmerville and vicinity to witness the school entertainment given by the pupils of the Farmerville High School. The exercises were very entertaining and all the pupils performed their respective parts well indeed. Near the conclusion of the program, Dr. C. H. Jameson mounted the platform and in a few appropriate remarks presented to each of the faculty, — Professor Roaten, Misses Hardy and Trimble — a nice set of books that were given them as a mark of love and esteem by the pupils. Notwithstanding the inclement weather, all present felt that they were well repaid for having attended the entertainment.
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¢.
Agents Wanted. $136 per month guaranteed by a mercantile agency. Address, The Retail Credit & Collection Association, P. O. Box W-578, Boulder, Colorado.
A London cablegram to the Times-Democrat, dated December 21st, says: “Another important discovery has been made at Pompeii, at the same spot where was recently found what was believed to be the mummified body of the elder Pliny. It consists of a grand Roman villa, one room of which is filled with objects of Greek and Roman art. These include a bronze statue representing Genius, with a torch in its extended right hand, the whole being of superb workmanship. There are also four of the most beautiful Etruscan vases and models of various descriptions. Seven other rooms were found to be full of cereals other foodstuffs. Further exploration of this particular corner of Pompeii are expected to yield rich results.”
A wagon loaded with forty bales of cotton, drawn by eight yoke of fine Holstein oxen a distance of nine miles, was pulled into Brookhaven, Miss., last Saturday. The aggregate weight of the load was over 20,000 pounds.
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.
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 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.
A lone robber looted the bank at Springdale, Ark., last Thursday of about $7000, in broad daylight and then made his escape. He drove up to the bank in a buggy, found no one there but the cashier, coolly demanded the cash, and after getting it, jumped in the buggy and skipped. A posse started in hasty pursuit and it is thought he will certainly be captured.
One inch of rain equals 100 tons to the acre.
The people who don’t believe that life is worth living seem also to have grave doubts as to whether death is worth dying.