From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
March 12, 1902

New Madrid seed corn for sale by J. D. Baughman.

Mr. F. E. Mayo made a business trip to Monroe the first of this week.

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.

Mr. J. B. Baughman left Sunday morning for another car load of mules.

Safe, swift, sure is the proper description of Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets. Cure colds in a day. Can be carried in vest pocket. Easy to take Guaranteed. Price 25 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agt.

We are glad to state that Miss Lillian Gilbert, who has been quite sick for the past week, is now improving.

You cannot afford to trifle with a cough. It may result in some serious if not fatal malady. Take time by the forelock and use Simmons’ Cough Syrup. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agt.

Mr. M. W. Wilson and family have moved to Farmerville from Holmesville. They occupy the Montgomery residence.

No equal on earth has Hunt’s Lightning Oil for Rheumatism and Neuralgia, as well as Sprains, Cuts, Burns, Bruises and Insect bites and stings. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agt.

Mr. J. N. Hicks, a prominent merchant of D’Arbonne, gave The Gazette office a pleasant call yesterday afternoon.

If  you want a good Missouri mule, mare or saddle horse at rock bottom prices, give me a call.  J. D. BAUGHMAN

Mr. W. N. McFarland, of the state treasurer’s office, Baton Rough, spent a few days last week with relatives and friends in Farmerville.

Mr. R. Haas has gone to New Orleans to attend a session of the grand lodge, Knights of Honor. He is the representative of Good Intent Lodge, of Farmerville.

Messrs. Brown, Lockwood and Reagan, representing northern capitalists, are in Union Parish in the interest of the proposed Ruston, Hamburg & Southern railroad.

I will be at Ouachita on March 19th with a carload of Missouri mules; Marion 20th; Farmerville 21st. See my stock and get my prices before buying elsewhere. A. C. Gill.

For the past few days we have had fine weather for farming and gardening, and right well are the people taking advantage of it. Ground is rapidly being broken for corn planting.

I will be in Bernice on March 17th with a carload of good Missouri mules, mares and horses; in Farmerville on Wednesday, 19th. Wait for me and get bargains. Harry H. Van Hook.

Judge Dawkins and District Attorney Preaus went to Ruston Sunday on court matters. The mill of justice will grind in Farmerville next week. It will be a regular jury session.

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

We have received the first number of the Bernice Home Journal, a new paper launched at our prosperous neighbor village last week. It is a six-column folio, of which L. M. Nelson is editor, and Mrs. L. M. Nelson, assistant editor.

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¢

Mrs. M. Ella Ives, only daughter of Rev. J. U. H. Wharton, pastor of the Ruston Baptist Church, died recently at her home in Lake City, Fla. The deceased was for several years a resident of Farmerville. She had here many friends, who will be pained to hear of her untimely death.

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

Miss Willie Stamps, of Choudrant, has accepted a position in the store of Mr. J. N. Hicks at D’Arbonne.

Bring your eggs and butter to W. W. Barnes, who will pay highest price for same.

I will be in El Dorado, Ark., on Monday, March 17th, with a fine drove of Missouri mules. See my stock and learn prices before buying. O. O. CLARK.

Lawyer Patrick is now having his “inning” amen(?) the Price murder trial. Eminent pathologists declare that Rice’s death could not have been caused by use of chloroform.

Monday night a serious accident happened in Bayou D’Arbonne, near Moseley’s Bluff. The gasoline boat Palmer collided with a stave barge, resulting in three persons – a white man and two negroes – being precipitated in the water. They were sitting on a bale of cotton, which was knocked into the bayou and they went with it. One of the negroes, Lou Dawkins, was drowned, and up to this morning his body had not been recovered. The other two person were rescued with slight injuries.

I beg to remind my customers and friends that I have lately received a full line of general merchandise – anything the farmer wants. My stock of dry goods, notions, shoes, hardware, stoves, drugs, groceries, etc., is complete. Prices are as low as the lowest. You are invited to call and inspect my goods and get my prices.  J. N. HICKS, D’Arbonne, La.

That rain of Tuesday night was a regular gully washer and trash mover, sure.


Couldn’t help getting a cold never cures it; but carrying home a bottle of BALLARD’S HORE HOUND SYRUP, and using it as directed, with cure the worst kind of cough or cold. Price, 25 and 50 cents. R. Haas, Agt.

While riding along the road yesterday between Farmerville and Marion we noticed that the farmers were fencing in considerable new land.

Editor Dawkins, of the Monroe News, and a native of Union Parish, is receiving much favorable mention in connection with the Democratic nomination for congressman in this district. Mr. Dawkins has not yet consented to enter the race, but if he does the voters can count upon a lively and spicy campaign, for he is a witty and vigorous speaker, and can both enlighten and entertain the public concerning the questions of the day.

Caesar Conquered Britain. Malaria was conquered by Simmons’ Liver Purifier (tin box). Protected from moisture, dust and insects. Clears the complexion, cures constipation, adds and corrects action of the liver. Sold by R. Haas. Agt.

Honor Roll of Everett Institute: Misses Helen Cobb, Louisa Henderson, Rosa Cherry, Alice Murphy, Norma Murphy, Fanny Cherry, Bertha Henderson, Jewell Carroll, Emma Adams, Gordie Adams, Lucile Carroll, Sallie Pickens, Onato Manning, Janet Henderson. Messrs. Ollie Bert Murphy, Garland Murphy, Joe McDonald, John Marrable, Milton Buckley, Filston Byram, Dewitt Pickens, Lopez McDonald, Stanley Cherry.

Bargains for Cash. Note the following prices: 22 lbs Y. C. Sugar, $1.00; Bbl. Star Meal, $3.75; Georgia Plow Stock, 75¢; Rescue Plaids, 20 yards, $1.00; Yard-wide Domestic, 20 y’ds, $1.00; Other goods in proportion. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

March April May

The proposition submitted to the people of Farmerville and Marion by Messrs. Brown and Lockwood, for the building of a railroad, is upon a business basis. They propose to guarantee to meet their promises, provided our people will get up the required timber options, with a $50,000 bond. This sounds like business, and we believe our chances of a railroad are now quite bright.

Miss Alice Roosevelt, daughter of the President, has decided not to attend the coronation of King Edward. White House officials decline to discuss the matter, but it is stated that President Roosevelt decided that she should not go.

Hon. Wm. H. Long, secretary of the navy, has handed his resignation to President Roosevelt, to take effect April 1st. Ex-Representative Wm. H. Mooney of Massachusetts, has accepted the appointment to fill the vacancy.

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.

No new case of small pox has developed in Farmerville, and all danger is now considered past. Quarantine restrictions against Mrs. Poer’s house, where Mr. Hollis was stopping when he developed the disease, were raised Tuesday. Mr. Hollis is practically well and will be permitted to return home in a day or so.

Senator Thompson has been acquitted of the charge of murdering Dr. John McKowen at Clinton, La.

Mrs. Chas E. Goodenough, of Ruston died at Hot Springs Friday, whither she had gone for the benefit of her health.

My friend, are you suffering from any painful and annoying skin disease, such as ringworm, tetter, or anything similar? If so, just try one box of Hunt’s Cure. It never fails. Guaranteed. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agt.

Mr. W. B. Wheelis is quite sick at his home near Marion. It is reported that he has small pox, though that report could not be definitely confirmed.

Mules! Mares! Horses!
I will have a carload of good Missouri mules, mares and saddle horses in Farmerville on Monday, March 17th. The above will be selected in person by myself. Wait and get my prices before buying elsewhere. J. D. BAUGHMAN

Miss Sallie Chandler closed her school last Friday near Shiloh, and has returned home.

For all pulmonary troubles BALLARD’S HOREHOUND SYRUP, taken in the early stages, proves a certain and sure specific. It is equally effective in croup and whooping cough, and if used in season prevents the further development of consumption. Price 25 and 50 cents. R. Haas, Agt.

The appended item appeared in the New Orleans Picayune. Carey is well known in Union Parish, where he resided a number of years: “Post Office Inspector Jos. P. Johnson, in charge of the New Orleans division, received yesterday telegraphic information of the sentence by the United States district court at Fort Worth, Tex., of Jas. W. Carey, convicted of having burglarized the post office at Granger, Tex. Carey is well known in Shreveport, La., where he formerly resided, and his criminal record extends over Louisiana, Texas and the Indian Territory”.

E W Grove

The Boers have captured the famous English general, Lord Methuen, after a crushing defeat. The news fell like a thunderbolt upon the British war department. This is the second signal defeat the English forces in South Africa have suffered recently.

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.

The Minister of Education in Saxony has decreed that no girl attending the public schools or colleges under his jurisdiction will be permitted to wear a corset, upon the ground that tight lacing is as deadly a foe to intellectual development as is the injurious cigarette habit.

Parents, do not neglect your children’s coughs, sore throats, colds, etc.; they often lead to fatal results. Try Simmons’ Cough Syrup. Pleasant, safe and sure. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agt.

The Arcadia Argus wants the five-mile gap between Arcadia and the Louisiana & Northwestern railroad built.

Are you sick? If so, investigate the merits of HERBINE. It is a concentrated medicine, the dose is small, yet it quickly produces the most gratifying results, digestion improves, the lips and cheeks lose their pallor, the eye becomes bright and the step elastic. Price, 50 cents. R. Haas, Agt.

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