January 29, 1902
Court adjourned Friday.
Next Monday is the time for a regular session of the police jury.
Mr. H. Reagan, of Ruston, made a flying trip to Farmerville Sunday.
The weather this week has certainly been tough — hard alike on man and beast.
All kinds of legal blanks for justices of the peace and constables for sale at this office.
Judge R. B. Dawkins left Sunday for Coushatta, whiter he went to fill his place in connection with the appellate court.
Mr. Broadwell, of Simsboro, La., spent a few days of last week in Farmerville with his brother-in-law, Hon. F. F. Preaus.
Mr. Marion Norris, of New London, Ark. vicinity, spent a few days of last week in Union Parish with relatives and friends.
Mrs. L. G. Everett died at her home in Marion Thursday night, of consumption. She leaves a husband and two children to mourn her loss.
Mrs. Wm. Cooper died Monday at her home near Marion. Cause of death — childbirth. She leaves a husband and six children to mourn her loss.
Until March 25th, I will furnish The Gazette and Memphis Appeal each a year for $1.35. Reduced price on any paper you want. J. G. Trimble.
List of names from which a grand jury for the February term of court is to be selected was drawn Friday by the jury commissioners. Read it in another column.
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.
Two of the 6th ward’s oldest citizens passed away last week. Mrs. Beckie Tucker, widow of the late Uncle Dan Tucker, died last Thursday, and Mr. Riley Agerton died Saturday. The latter was 83 years old.
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¢
Sunday was warm enough to require no fires for comfort during the day; but during that night a blizzard slipped upon us, causing the mercury in the thermometer to crawl in its hole to the tune of about forty degrees and carpeting the earth with sleet and ice.
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.
The residence at Cherry Ridge, owned by Mr. J. T. Davis and occupied by Mr. R. L. Davis, was destroyed by fire Sunday night about 12 o’clock. Most of the household effects were consumed. Loss partially covered by insurance. It is supposed the fire originated from a stove.
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.
Married. Rooks-Sterling. – On January 25th, 1902, at the residence of the bride’s parents in Shiloh, Mr. Chas. Rooks to Miss Mittie Stirling. D. K. McLaurin officiating.
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.
Fortune smiles on some of us, and gives the rest of us the laugh.
Mr. E. V. Debbieux, a prominent citizen of Natchitoches, died last Thursday night.
The Ruston Leader says: It is not often that attorneys waste compliments on the presiding Judge “behind his back,” so to speak, but we have heard visiting attorneys pay his Honor, Judge Dawkins, some very graceful compliments, relative to his universal courtesy, affability and firmness, which never desert him even under the most trying circumstances.
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.
American Woven Wire Hog Fencing. Cheapest and Best. Prices reduced. Write to Monroe Hardware Co., Lt’d., Monroe, La.
Sheriff Murphy left Saturday for Wichita, Kansas, to bring back a negro named Green Heard, alias Chas. Brown, who was arrested there under the charge of murdering Emanuel Hall in Union Parish on December 19th, 1900. Heard confessed to the killing, but said it was done in self-defense. He agreed to return to Louisiana without a requisition. The trouble between him and Hall grew out of a game of cards.
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.
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¢
The residence of Mrs. Rougeon in Ruston, occupied by Mr. John Beard, ws destroyed by fire Friday night. Loss partially covered by insurance. Origin of the fire unknown
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.
Mrs. Ruth Carney, reported to be the oldest woman in Pennsylvania just prior to her death, died in Philadelphia Friday at the age of 108 years.
We are closing out our stock of Buggies and Surreys at reduced prices to make room for 1902 styles. Merchants should get our catalogue. MONROE HARDWARE CO. LT’D., Monroe, La.
Mexico promises to help Carnegie a little in his effort not to die rich. She is willing to take $4,000,000 of his burdensome cash to establish libraries in four of her principal cities. While writing the above, it has occurred to us that the Twentieth Century Club of Farmerville, a society established for the intellectual, moral and social benefit of its membership, might be charitable enough to Andy Carnegie to relieve him of another million (if he gives them a half chance) and establish a library in our town. We suggest that the Club, through its secretary, offer to do that much for Andy toward enabling him not to die rich.
The Best Prescription for Malaria Chills and Fever is a bottle of Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic. It is simply iron and quiuine in a tasteless form. No cure, no pay. Price 50¢.
After an absence of several months in Missouri and Arkansas, Mr. W. C. Andrews is on a visit at his old home. He is now traveling for the Chicago Portrait Co.
On February 1st, I will have one car of corn and one car of cotton seed meal, which I will exchange for green cotton seed. Price guaranteed. B. F. Post, Lillie, La.
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.
Agents Wanted. $136 per month guaranteed by a mercantile agency. Address, The Retail Credit & Collection Association, P. O. Box W-578, Boulder, Colorado.
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.
Mr. Berg, of New York City was in Farmerville Monday morning. He represents a syndicate of the Eastern metropolis, which comtemplates investing two to three million dollars in the South, and Mr. Berg is looking for the most inviting field, from which his associates can get the best revenue. His attention was called to the scheme of building a railroad from Ruston to Farmerville, thence via Marion to the Ouachita river, with the view of utilizing our extensive timber resources. Mr. Berg’s visit to our twon was for the purpose of looking into the scheme, and he says that if sufficient timber lands can be put in reach he is satisfied his syndicate will build and equip the road. They have the money, and are only looking for a favorable field in which to invest it.
American Woven Wire Hog Fencing. Cheapest and Best. Prices reduced. Write to Monroe Hardware Co., Lt’d, Monroe, La.
J. G. TRIMBLE, Bookseller, Stationer, Steam 108 Printer, Farmerville, Louisiana. We supply any book Published at publishers prices.