From Farmerville

Farmerville Main Street

The Gazette
November 12, 1901

School crayons for sale at this office.

Mrs. R. P. Webb and Mrs. L. E. Russell returned to Monroe Monday

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

Mrs. Jane Lee returned home last Friday, after a few weeks stay in West Monroe.

Mrs. J. D. Baughman, accompanied by Mr. A. C. Gill, went to Monroe Sunday.

Mr. J. A. Manning, of Ruston, is spending a few days in Farmerville on business.

All kinds of legal blanks for justices of the peace and constables for sale at this office.

There is talk of a telephone exchange or switch board being put into operation in Farmerville.

Mr. J. P. Fenton and family, of Junction, came down Sunday to spend a while with relatives in Farmerville.

Public ferries of Union Parish will be leased for year 1902 next Saturday. If interested don’t fail to be on hand.

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

Richard & Co’s circus is billed to exhibit in Farmerville next Friday, and in consequence the little boy is in hopeful expectancy.

France has scored a complete triumph in her recent dispute with Turkey. The sultan yielded unconditionally to the demands of the French officials

School Books.  I have received a large line of the recently adopted series of school books which will be sold for cash on the spot.  W. J. Turnage

Quarterly conference of the M. E. Church, South, will be held in Farmerville next Saturday and Sunday, Presiding Elder Notestine will be present.

Mr. J. M. Lee, of Monroe, was in Farmerville last week. We are glad to know that he has about recovered from the injuries he sustained in Buffalo.

Cotton Seed Wanted. I will pay 20 cents a bushel cash for all cotton seed delivered at the seed house in Lillie.  B. F. Post, Agent Ruston Oil Mill.

Mr. F. E. Mayo was called to Farmerville hurriedly Saturday from Monroe on account of illness of his children. We are glad to know they are improving.

Cotton Seed. Will pay $9 per ton and supply sacks, or $10 per ton and seller furnish sacks, for all cotton seed delivered at Farmerville warehouse.  John Ballard, Agt. Union Oil Mill.

Marshal Dawson deserves great credit for the substantial work he is doing upon the streets of Farmerville. They are being put in better shape than ever before, adding materially to the appearance of our town.

Last week a young man named Pion (or Pico) Sewell while assisting in working the gin owned by Pickering & Thompson, near Junction City, got his hand caught in the machine, so badly lacerating it that amputation was necessary.

Send us a list of twelve names and address of those who you think are interested in business education, and receive six cards with your name beautifully written. Address: New Orleans Business College, New Orleans, La.

The court of appeals will convene in Farmerville next Monday for the first time in about 18 months. There are four cases one the docket, vis: B. W. Pardue vs. J. M. Mosely, W. S. Spears et al. vs. J. A. Carroll, Jordan Jones vs. New Hampshire Fire Association and Jordan Jones vs. Fire Association of Philadelphia.

Mrs. S. C. Selig and family intend to move to Bernice tomorrow.

Deputy Sheriff J. W. Taylor will return today from an official trip to Texas

Mr. Winston Farrar, Sr., of Lillie vicinity, was in a dying condition Tuesday night.

Lost or Stolen! From W. F. Usrey’s lot in Oakland, on the night of October 22, 1901, one Black Horse Mule, about 10 years old, 15 hands high; large bush at end of tail, white mark in bend of both hind legs, Roman nose, often snaps his lips. Any information concerning said mule or his return will be liberally rewarded. Address, W. F. Usrey, Oakland, La.; or, H. C. Atkins, Truxno, La.

The debaters assigned for the discussion of the woman suffrage question next Tuesday evening are Mr. Edward Everett and Miss Mattie Hardy for the affirmative, and Dr. J. G. Taylor and Miss Reita Hartman for the negative.

Honor Roll of Farmerville High School for month ending Oct. 8th: Second grade — Fay Baughman; 3rd grade — Louis Selig, Fannie Haas, Mildred Haas; 4th grade — Sam Wallace, Minnie Preaus.  Belle Trimble, Teacher.

Married. Hamilton – Bennett. — At the residence of the brides’ parents, in the 4th ward, on Wednesday, November 6, 1901, Mr. T. H. Hamilton to Miss Lillie Bennett. D. K. McLaurin officiating.

Mr. G. W. Owens, of Point neighborhood, says he is “stuck on” the “razor back, straw turner” hog. He reports that he recently killed one of that breed which weighed 324 pounds and from which he got eight gallons of lard. He says he also killed seven 18 to 19 months old pigs of same breed that weighed 1700 pounds.

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

Mr. L. A. Devoss, representing oil syndicates and investors of Beaumont, Tex. was in town yesterday arranging preliminary matters to the boring for oil in Union Parish. The parties he represents have options on several acres of land in the Meridian vicinity, and Mr. Devoss says it is their purpose to soon become drilling for oil there.

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

Mr. J. H. Baird and Mrs. V. E. McDonald died at Monroe this week.

The weather Wednesday morning was cool enough to form a thin crust of ice.

Mrs. Rosa Thomas, of Selma, La., is visiting in Farmerville, the guest of Mr. R. J. Rasbury’s family.

Gooch’s Mexican Syrup cures a simple cough as if by magic, and is the best remedy for whooping cough. Price 25¢.

The twentieth Century Reading Club met last evening at the residence of Mr. Edward Everett. The study of “In Memoriam” was concluded, and Miss Maude Selig prepared and read an excellent paper on the poem. The Club changed its decision to study “Idylls of the King” and decided to take up Shakespeare’s tragedy, Macbeth.

Pile-ine Cures Piles. Money refunded if it ever falls.

In our last issue the types made us say that Nov. 8 was Thanksgiving Day. It should have been Nov. 28 — the last Thursday in this month. If on account of the error anyone has eaten his Thanksgiving turkey, just let him “repeat the dose” on the 28th. There can be no kick at this compromise, unless it be made by the turkey, who may be called upon to “kick the bucket.”

For Sale. 400 acre plantation nearly half in cultivation. Good houses, fences and stock on place. Situated on bank of Ouachita river, Caldwell Parish. Price $3,400.00; tenants on place. Small cash payment. Owner retiring from business. Splendid opportunity. This offer is for 30 days only. E. C. Drew Investment Co. Nov. 13.  Monroe, La.