January 22, 1902
Mr. G. Hartman returned from Monroe Friday.
Mr. S. C. Selig returned to Bernice yesterday.
License to wed was issued last week to Mr. M. H. Stancil and Mrs. Minnie F. Ham.
The boiler at P. L. Miller’s gin bursted last week. Fortunately nobody was injured.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Van Hook have moved to Farmerville. They occupy the Methodist parsonage.
Mr. T. C. Starret, of Detroit, Mich., is in Union Parish for the purpose of buying timber lands.
Messrs. Allen Bardsdale and C. B. Roberts, attorneys of Ruston, are attending court here this week.
After a brief visit in Farmerville, Mr. W. L. Trimble left Tuesday morning for his home in Crowley, La.
Mr. J. R. Cook informs us that the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mabry, of Bernice, died Saturday night.
Mrs. Mary Calloway and Mrs. J. G. Davis, of Ruston, visited relatives this week in Farmerville and vicinity.
Marshal Dawson is digging holes preparatory to setting out a lot of shade trees around the court house square.
This morning opened up clear and brisk. It looks like we’ll never get rain sufficient for boats to reach Farmerville landing.
After several days of pleasant weather, a change came Monday, bringing in rainy, windy and disagreeable weather in general.
Rumor says the Hamburg, Ruston & Southern R. R. – better known as the “Farmerville route” – is not dead. It only sleepth.
It is reported that the Bulgarian brigands have decided to accept the amount raised by subscription as a ransom for Miss Stone, the kidnapped missionary.
Rev Baruette Wright had the misfortune to lose a fine horse last week. He had recently traded for the animal and he thinks it was sick when he got it.
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. H. Jameson returned Sunday afternoon from Shreveport, where he went to convey a son of Police Juror Hollis to the hospital for medical treatment.
Last week Mr. W. J. Atkinson, grocer in Farmerville, filed a voluntary petition in bankruptcy. His assets are about $350, with liabilities of about $1,000.
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¢
Mr. R. A. Bass is erecting an addition to his blacksmith shop on East Jackson street; and Mr. J. W. Stancil is having lumber placed on the ground for his new storehouse on Main street.
All who have contracted seed to me must put them in sacks at Landing at once. I have sacks and money to pay for seed. John Ballard, Agt. Union Oil Mill.
Mrs. J. T. Wade, Mrs. S. E. Chapman, Misses May Huey, Olive Huey, and Tinie Brothers came over Sunday from D’Arbonne vicinity to witness the ordination services of Messrs. T. J. Breed and R. J. Rasbury as deacons of the Farmerville Baptist church.
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.
Mr. M. B. Gill went to El Dorado Tuesday on business.
Agents Wanted. $136 per month guaranteed by a mercantile agency. Address, The Retail Credit & Collection Association, P. O. Box W-578, Boulder, Colorado.
Don’t let the hand of time paint wrinkles on your face. Keep young, by keeping the blood pure and the digestive organs in a healthful condition. Herbine will do this. Health is youth, disease and sickness brings old age. Price 50 cents. R. Haas, Agt.
Last week we revised our mailing list, striking off several names away in arrears. A few others who are behind we will carry awhile longer, hoping they will pay up. If you are in the latter class, send up your arrearage promptly. Date opposite your name will show when your subscription expired.
All of 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.
Eld. B. F. Milam, of Junction City, came to Farmerville to assist in ordaining Messrs. T. J. Breed and R. J. Rasbury, the recently elected deacons of the Farmerville Baptist church. The new deacons are young men of splendid characters and upright christian lives. In addition to the sermon Sunday morning, Mr. Milam preached to an attentive congregation in the evening.
There is probably no disease or condition of the human system that causes more suffering and distress than piles. Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment cures them quickly, without pain or detention from business. Price 50 cents in bottles. Tubes, 75 cents. R. Haas, Agt.
Capt. L. D. McLain shipped yesterday to St. Louis fifteen cars of as likely beef cattle as were ever sent to St. Louis. These beeves are all Louisiana cattle that were fattened in West Monroe.
This is the way to get back at least a portion of the money that our section sends annually to Missouri and other western states for meal, flour, bacon, etc.
Are you nervous, run down, weak and dispirited? Take a few doses of HERBINE. It will infuse new energy, new life into the exhausted nerves, the over-worked brain or muscular system, and put a new face on life and business. Price 50 cents. R. Haas, Agt.
Stray Mules. I have taken up at my residence, 9 miles north of Farmerville, two stray mules which came there on January 1, 1902. One is a small mouse colored mare mule, about 6 to 7 years old, weighs about 650 pounds. The other is a white mare mule, about 14 years old, weighs about 700 pounds. Unless the owner calls for this stock within 30 days from the date hereof they will be sold at public auction to pay costs and damages. J. D. Farrar, Farmerville, La. Jan. 7, 1902.
Haynesville, La., is counting on soon getting a cotton oil mill.
Robeline, La., was visited by a serious fire Friday morning. The residences of Ponder S. Carter, Mrs. E. C. Luinn and W. B. Wood were consumed by the flames.
The can be no strong objection to the old saying, “hope on, and hope ever”, but an equal amount of “hustle on, and hustle ever,” will fill the pocket book much quicker.
You can help anyone whom you find suffering from inflamed throat; laryngeal trouble, bronchitis, coughs, colds, etc., by advising the use of BALLARD’S HOREHOUND SYRUP; the great remedy for coughs and colds. Price, 25 and 50 cents. R. Haas, Agt.
Mrs. Carrie Nation has flourished her hatchet once too often. It came down on her right foot and cut off her big toe. The implement was presented to her by an Eastern manufacturing concern.
The Jennings Banking and Trust Co., suspended last Saturday. President Sweet says the institution is amply solvent, but that its temporary embarrassment is due to a scare that prompted the depositors to withdraw their funds.
The town of Chilpancingo, capital of the state of Guerrero, Mexico, was visited by two disastrous earthquake shocks last Thursday and Friday. Practically the entire town was laid in ruins and 300 to 600 persons lost their lives in the disaster.
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¢
Nervous children are almost always thin children. The “outdoor-boy” is seldom nervous. WHITE’S CREAM VERMIFUGE is the best preventive of nervousness. It strengthens the system and assists to that sort of flesh, which creates strength and power of endurance. Price 25 cents. R. Haas, Agt.