From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
February 26, 1902

Cabbage at Mayo’s

Fresh grated coconut at M. Guehring’s

Mr. R. J. Rasbury visited Ruston and Monroe last week on business.

For Sale Cheap. A lot of good milk cows with young calves. B. F. PLEASANT.

Mr. B. F. Pleasant and family went to Shiloh Saturday to attend the Powell-Cooper nuptials.

Hunt’s Cure is not a misnomer. It does cure Itch, Ringworm, Eczema, Tetter, and all similar skin diseases. A wonderful remedy Guaranteed. Price 50 cents. Sold by R.Haas, Agt.

Col. R. G. Pleasant, an attorney of Shreveport, is spending a few days with relatives and friends in Farmerville.

There is a time for all things. The time to take Simmons’ Cough Cure is when afflicted with Sore Throat, Hoarseness, Coughs or Colds. It is guaranteed to cure you. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Misses Gill and Hennegan, of Ruston, attended the K. of P. entertainment last Wednesday evening in Farmerville.

You’ve got the real thing when you get Hunt’s Lightning Oil for Burns, Bruises, Cuts and Sprains. The most penetrating and healing liniment known. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

An alarm of fire started several of our citizens Thursday night. It was only a burning chimney at Col. D. Stein’s residence.

They never did fall; they never will fall. What? Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets — to cure a cold at once. Carry them in your vest pocket. Always ready. Guaranteed. Price 25 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Farming operations in this section are very much retarded this year, on account of the severe and protracted cold weather.

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 Liverpool Post rather unfavorably criticized Miss Roosevelt’s  saying that she had “invited herself to the coronation.”

Oft in the stilly night a racking cough doth rob us of that sweet sleep which nature seeks to give. Simmons’ Cough Syrup is an infallible cure; untroubled sleep and pleasant dreams it both assure. Guaranteed  Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agt.

Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Cromwell and Mrs. Ida Alcus, of Bernice, spent a few days of this week with relatives in Farmerville.

Mrs. J. A. Rowland and Miss Henry of El Dorado, Ark., came to Farmerville last Wednesday to take in the Knights of Pythias ball.

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¢

Farmers who were worrying lest a drought had struck us this early in the year, have had their fears in that direction all “washed, away”.

I am now prepared to exchange cotton seed meal for seed. I am still paying the highest cash price for seed. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

Mr. Bennie Dawkins came over from Ruston Monday to fill the position of stenographer in suits before the present session of the district court.

Just received a car load of nice cotton mules. Parties needing stock will do well to see them and get my prices before buying elsewhere. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mrs. Williams and Miss Smith, of El Dorado, Ark., spent a few days of last week in Farmerville. They were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Underwood. Jr.

Rabbi I. Heinberg came up from Monroe Monday afternoon to look after his religious duties in connection with his Jewish congregation in Farmerville.

Mr. Laurence Cook, formerly foreman of The Gazette office, spent a few days of last week with his mother’s family in Farmerville. Laurence is is learning how to pilot steamboats, and expects to get his license in about six months.

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¢.

When pain or irritation exists on any part of the body the application of BALLARD’S SNOW LINIMENT will give prompt relief. Price 25 and 50 cents. R. Haas, Agt.

Illinois capitalists recently bought 846 acres of land in Vermillion Parish, paying therefor the handsome sum of $21,150. It was in the rice districts.

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¢.

We have just moved into our new store, and have a nice, fresh, select stock of Men’s and Boys’ Ready-made Clothing, Hats and Shoes; also, a nice line of Groceries and Hardware; all of which we will sell at “live and let live” prices. Don’t fail to get our prices before buying. J. W. Stancil & Bro.

Messrs. J. W. Stancil & Bro. have moved their stock of goods to their new building adjoining the Hartman store.

How to Succeed in Business. Keep your liver in good condition by using Simmons’ Liver Purifier (tin box). It corrects Constipation, cures Indigestion, Billousness, stops Headache, gets you heart in the right place so you can smile at your neighbor. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

We are closing our 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.

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.

Cards were issued last week announcing the marriage of Mr. Marion M. McLeod to Miss DeBet O’Bannon. The ceremony will take place to-morrow at Ruston. The groom better known in this section as Jack, was formerly a resident of Farmerville, where he has many friends, who join The Gazette in wising him a happy and prosperous wedded life.

The Mississippi legislature has passed a law recently by which all towns of less than 500 population will be “dry”. This will abolish entirely all saloons in three counties — Quitman, Sharkey and Issaquena. It will close about eighteen saloons in Washington county and leave only two in Tunica. Prohibition seems to be a winning issue in Mississippi, as about two-thirds of the counties there previously had prohibition laws.

DENTAL NOTICE. Thurmon & Jordan will be at the following times and places, prepared to do all dentistry needed. All work guaranteed. Rates reduced. Loper’s, February 19 to 22nd. Oakland, Feb. 23rd to March 3rd. Farmerville for a few days, commencing March 4th.

Miss May Powell was married Sunday in Shiloh to Mr. Frank Cooper, Eld, J. U. H. Wharton, of Ruston, officiating, The bride is a niece of Capt. J. D. Hamilton, and was one of Shiloh’s sweetest and most charming young ladies; while the groom is chief engineer of the Arkansas Southern Railroad and a young man of many sterling qualities. The Gazette extends congratulations and best wishes to them.

Saturday at 6 o’clock Mr. Leon L. Dawkins, son of Mr. Geo. C. Dawkins and nephew of Judge R. B. Dawkins, of Farmerville, died suddenly at his residence in New Orleans from a neuralgic attack of the heart; aged 35 years. He was a young man with a bright future before him, popular in commercial and social circles of New Orleans, and at the time of his death he held a responsible and lucrative position with the wholesale hardware house of Woodward, Wight & Co. Mr. Dawkins was a native of Union Parish. He graduated at the Leche College in New Orleans. He leaves a widow and three children to mourn his loss.

E W Grove

With pleasure The Gazette directs attention to the new advertisement of Messrs. Roark & Thompson, who have opened up a new store in Marion. This firm is composed of Mr. J. E. Roark and Dr. O. H. Thompson, well known, active and energetic business men. Their stock of goods is new and clean, and having been bought for cash at the closest figures it will be sold after the same manner. We commend the new store of Messrs. Roark & Thompson to the trading public of Marion vicinity.

FOR SALE. Boiler and Engine, gin stand, feeder and condenser, one self tramping press and complete saw mill outfit. For further information, apply to M. F. Carey, D’Arbonne, La.


Nervous children are almost always thin children. The “out-door-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.

Mr. Robert Roberts returned Tuesday afternoon from a visit to Ruston.

A horrible crime was enacted recently near Welsh, La. Five of the six members of the Earl family, who resided about three miles from Welch, were murdered, and it is thought the father, who is missing, met the same fate. His wife had the whole front of her face mashed in with some blunt instrument, one of her sons had been shot through the head and the throats of two had been cut.

It is stated that the Ouachita Cotton Mills will positively begin manufacturing operations on March 1st. At a recent meeting of the board of directors, T. E. Flournoy, secretary and treasurer, was authorized to purchase 150 bales of middling cotton for the mills.

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.

George Edmons, switch supervisor on the Ruston Railroad yards, fell on the track last Wednesday, while in the discharge of his duties. The switch engine passed over his left leg, crushing it so badly that amputation was necessary.

Last Friday the house committee on territories unanimously voted to report bills for admission of the territories of New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma to statehood.

American Woven Wire Hog Fencing. Cheapest and Best – Prices reduced. Write to Monroe Hardware Co., Lt’d., Monroe, LA.

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