From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
January 1, 1902

Mr. J. A. Manning, of Ruston, was on our streets Wednesday.

Mr. J. C. Montgomery came up yesterday from West Monroe.

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

Prof. John Roaten returned here Thursday, after a week’s absence in Arcadia.

The parish school board will hold a regular quarterly session next Saturday.

Miss Zulma Markstein left last Monday morning for Choudrant to visit her mother.

About 1400 persons in Union  Parish paid their poll tax before the past year went out.

Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Selig and Mr. Louis Arent spent a few days of last week in Farmerville.

Mr. R. Roberts returned Sunday from Minden and Ruston where he visited relatives and friends.

Misses Cora Cook and Sallie Chandler spent the holidays at their respective homes in Farmerville.

Mr. A. C. Gill and family have moved into the Smith residence in the southeastern portion of Farmerville.

A happy and prosperous New Year to all our readers and the public generally is the wish of The Gazette

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

After a pleasant visit of a few days with relatives and friends in Ruston, Miss Mattie Hardy returned to Farmerville Sunday.

I am still paying the highest cash prices for cotton seed delivered at Farmerville landing.  John Ballard, Agent Union Oil Co.

Work at the Farmerville High School was resumed Monday, after ten days vacation for the holidays, with a good attendance.

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.

The real estate transfers of the past few months, published in The Gazette, show that lands have materially advanced in values during the past year.

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

Misses Birdie McCord, of New Iberia, La., and Annie Pratt, of El Dorado, Ark., are visiting in Farmerville. They are guests of Mrs. J. W. Taylor.

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 Christmas tree at the court house in Farmerville last Wednesday night was largely attended, and all seemed to have a pleasant time. Many handsome and costly presents were distributed.

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¢.

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.

All the last year’s business should be settled before this date. Parties indebted to me will please come forward, sell their cotton, and settle up.   J. D. Baughman

Now you must write it 1902.

Time for Settlement. All our customers who have cotton stored with us are notified to come forward and make settlements on same at once. Our accounts must be closed up.  J. D. Baughman.

Last evening Mrs. T. J. Breed received a telegram containing the sad intelligence that her brother, Mr. John Ingram, had died very suddenly at Conway, Ark. He recently visited Farmerville, leaving her on Dec. 28, reaching home the next day, when he died. He was feeling unwell when he left here. Mr. and Mrs. Breed left at once for Conway.

The ringing of bells in Farmerville last night at twelve o’clock awakened the peaceful sleeper to realization of the fact that the New Year was ushered in.

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.

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

Much damage to property was done in Georgia, Alabama, Eastern Tennessee and portions of North Carolina from heavy torrential rains which fell Sunday and Monday of this week. So far as known four person lost their lives from the floods. The damage was especially severe in West Point, Ga., where merchants were compelled to move their goods to save them from the raging waters.

We regret to report that Mrs. H.  R. Dozier and Mr. C. C. Dozier, of Farmerville vicinity are on the sick list this week.

Miss Sallie Larche, an estimable young lady of Monroe, died at Franklin, La., Sunday, where she had been engaged in teaching school.

Mrs. W. A. Richardson died Sunday at Junction City, Ark. She was formerly a Miss Jordan who was reared in Farmerville vicinity.

After a brief visit in Farmerville, Miss Ethel Robinson will leave today for the Indian Territory, where she is engaged in teaching music.

Invitations have been issued for the wooden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Marx Guggenhein, which will take place at their residence in Farmerville next Monday evening.

Dr. Heinberg, of Monroe, came up to Farmerville this week to further the spiritual interests of his Jewish flock here, He delivered a good lecture to an appreciative audience. Tuesday evening at the K. of P. hall in town.

Mr. C. G. Haberyan has purchased the stable outfit of Mr. A. C. Gill, and will be prepared to serve the public upon short notice, always keeping good teams and accommodating drivers. Read his advertisement to be found in another column.

Several enjoyable social gatherings were held in Farmerville during the past few days, among which were parties at the residences of Messrs. B. F. Pleasant, D. Stein, G. Hartman, R. J. Rasbury, C. H. Jameson, J. R. Norris and J. H. Hughes.

Rev. B. Wright returned home last Friday to resume his religious work in behalf of the Methodist denomination in this field. We are glad to have Mr. Wright with us for another year. Well versed in the Bible, a pleasing speaker, an able orator and a logical debater, Mr. Wright can entertain and edify, as well as instruct, his congregations.

Another cycle in the history of time has been reached. Another milestone is passed, and we are now upon the threshold of a new year. New resolutions have been formed, new plans laid. It is to be hoped that the present year will see a new railroad traversing our parish, bringing with it new energies, new enterprises and a broader development of our natural resources. In this connection, The Gazette desires to thank its patrons for their liberal support during the past year, and hope for a continuance of the same, assuring you that we will do all in our power to please you.

Lieut. Colonel R. G. Pleasant returned to Shreveport Monday.



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