February 11, 1903
LICENSE NOTICE. All licenses are delinquent on March 1st. Names of delinquents will be turned over to the attorney who has already been appointed by the Governor to assist in collection of license. You will save cost by settling before delinquent. C. H. MURPHY, Tax Collector.
Next Saturday will be St. Valentine’s day.
A nice and nobby line of lap robes for sale by J. D. Baughman.
District court — grand jury term — will convene Monday.
Attention of stock raisers is directed to the advertisement of T. T. Thomas.
The rains of Friday and Saturday put the streams of this parish on a big boom.
Mr. R. E. Pace of the mercantile firm of Pace & Edwards, was in our town Tuesday.
Hon. C. Newton, a lawyer of Monroe, was in Farmerville Friday on legal business.
No one can complain that mother earth has not gotten at least one good soaking this year.
Mrs. W. R. Cox has moved back to her residence in the northern suburbs of Farmerville.
Mr. Glass, of Waco, Texas, is visiting his niece, Mrs. J. C. Bagwell, of D’Arbonne vicinity.
The Monroe News says drilling for oil in the Cheniere districts near Monroe has been resumed.
Messrs. J. D. Baughman and C. H. Jameson made a hurried trip to Ruston and Monroe Monday.
The weather of Friday and Saturday was of a type that we don’t care to have repeated every week of the year.
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.
Read change in the advertisement of Union Mercantile Co., Ltd. If you want bargain, give them a call.
An abundance of rain all over the parish is a general cry. It looks like there will be an overflow right this spring.
Please your wife and family by buying a surrey or buggy. Baughman has a fine display of them, at prices that defy competition.
Mr. C. B. Perry, of Morehouse Parish, was in Farmerville Tuesday, looking after the interests of the Rosebrough Monument Co.
J. D. Baughman’s carriage emporium is headquarters in Union Parish for buggies and carriages. He has a large lot of vehicles on hand.
Read advertisement of strayed pony in another column, and if you know anything of its whereabouts, write to Dr. O. H. Thompson, Marion, La.
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 on each box. 25¢.
Middling cotton reached the 9 1/2 cent mark Monday in the New Orleans market. Good middling was quoted seven-sixteenths higher.
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¢.
Even if you are not fully determined to buy a buggy or surrey, call and see my line. My cheap prices and nice goods may decide the matter for you. J. D. BAUGHMAN.
On account of Mardi Gras, the Iron Mountain railroad will sell tickets to New Orleans for one fare (8.70) for the round trip. The road will run extra sleeping cars Feb. 20, 21 and 22 to New Orleans. Send in your reservations. H. D. Apgar, Monroe, La.
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 editor of THE GAZETTE has received a copy of the annual report of Whitworth Female College, located at Brookhaven, Miss., and also an invitation to a reception given by the Sophomore class of the College. From the report we learn that the present is the most prosperous session in many years.
Are You Restless at Night? And harassed by a bad cough? Use Ballard’s Horehound Syrup, it will secure you sound sleep and effect a prompt and radical cure. 25¢, 50¢ and $1.00 bottle at R. HAAS, Agent.
The latest intelligence concerning our long-wished-for railroad is that the Ruston parties have about closed a deal to purchase the interests of Messrs. McShane and Brown in the timber contracts and other subsidies granted in behalf of the enterprise; and that they expect to interest the Iron Mountain people in building the railroad.
A. C. Gill will be in Farmerville next Monday, February 16, with a car load of fine Missouri mules selected especially for my Union Parish trade. J. D. BAUGHMAN.
Last week J. B. Clark and P. L. Miller received checks from the insurance companies in settlement of the fire losses recently sustained by them. Mr. Miller’s check reached Farmerville, without any discount in less than two weeks after his property was destroyed. Both these gentlemen were insured through Mr. J. Arent’s agency, and both were well satisfied with the settlements given them by the insurance companies.
Fertilizes. To the merchants and planters of North Louisiana, we want to announce that we are the sole agents for Ouachita Parish for Stern’s celebrated Fertilizers, manufactured by the Standand Guano and Chemical Co. of New Orleans, La. We sell Stern’s celebrated raw bone ammoniated sapora phosphate, farmer’s choice and acid phosphate. These fertilizers have been used in this State for over forty years, and are no doubt the best corn and cotton fertilizers now on the market. Write us for prices for car load or less, delivered at any steamboat landing or railroad station in North Louisiana. Write us for Fertilizer Alamanac. MILLSAPS & CO., LTD., West Monroe, La.
Honor Roll for Everett Institute of Spearsville, La., for first quarter, ending Dec. 5th, 1902: Motie Burton, Rosa Cherry, Fannie Cherry, Edwin Cobb, Carrie Cobb, George Everett, Charlie Goss, Monroe Goldsby, Alberta Jinks, Onato Manning, Joe McDonald, Pink McDonald, Sudie Pickens, Maggie Post, Charlie Rockett, Carrol Waldrof, Malisiy Watson, Norma West, Herbert Holloway, Herman Holloway, Sallie Pickens, Pierre Rabun, Hugh Owens, Lucile Carroll, Stanley Cherry, Janie Cherry, Felston Byrum, Janette Henderson, Irene Harrell, May Harrell, Etta Harrell, John Farrar, Delllie Farrar, Rosa Pickens, Lopez McDonald, Birdelle Post, Bernice Post.
The gasoline boat Palmer, in addition to her usual cargo, attempted to tow a barge load of freight from Monroe to Farmerville last week. However, she could not bring the barge through, but had to leave it at Turkey Bluff and bring the cargo on the boat in different trips.
Mr. Y. S. Fuller, the popular cashier of the Bank of Bernice, returned home last week from Nashville, Tenn., where he was called on account of the illness of his brother.
Mr. J. S. Cobb, of Spearsville, member of the new firm of Harrell & Cobb, was on our streets Monday. They purchased the mercantile business of A. B. Henderson & Son.
Wait until Monday and see the lot of mules selected by A. C. Gill before purchasing. He is conversant with the needs in the stock line of Union Parish farmers.
Mr. L. W. Jarmon, of the mercantile firm of Sinclair & Jarmon, Marion, was in Farmerville Monday, and placed a nice order with THE GAZETTE for job printing.
STRAYED. From my place in Marion, La., about January 12, 1903, one sorrel horse pony, blazed-face, for-top cut out, white saddle galls on back, trim made, in very good order. Any information leading to his recovery will be liberally rewarded. Address, O. H. THOMPSON, Marion, La.
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