From Farmerville

The Gazette
March 26, 1902

Mr. B F. Pleasant is confined to his room with an attack of grippe.

Mrs. Doshia Shaw and children came to Farmerville a few days ago to reside.

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.

Messrs. G. Hartman and H. Ludwig went to Monroe yesterday, aboard the Palmer, on business.

Mr. Job. Sterling informed us that a negro named Lafayette Davis killed another negro near Ruston Saturday night.

When you come to Farmerville don’t forget to get prices at J. W. Stancil & Bro.’s. They are headquarters for low prices

After a pleasant visit with relatives and friends in Hayneville, Mr.s C. H. Jameson and children are at home again.

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.

Attention of teachers in Union Parish is called to the advertisement relative to teachers’ examinations in another column.

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

Capt. J. D. Hamilton and wife of Shiloh spent a few days of the present week in Farmerville visiting relatives and friends.

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. R. Cook, of Bernice, informs us that the four-year-old boy of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bennett, of ward eight, died last Wednesday, after a month’s illness.

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¢

Mr. Geo. Holloway, son of Justice of the Peace T. L. Holloway, of Marion, died last Sunday of typhoid fever. The deceased was about 17 years old.

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.

Mrssrs. Bustian and Strippling will soon begin work of putting up an entirely new line on the Farmerville and Monroe telephone line. They will put in a double wire.

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 municipal election Monday in Farmerville passed off very quietly, only 36 votes being polled. The former town officers were re-elected as follows: H. Archer, mayor; C. H. Jameson, R. Haas, D. Stein and W. J. Turnage, aldermen.

E W Grove

Last Wednesday the residence occupied by Mrs. Ella Cook in Farmerville narrowly escaped destruction by fire. The roof was ignited by a falling spark, which grew into a big blaze in a few minutes. Active and timely work on the part of the neighbors saved the building.

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.

Messrs. Lockwood, Ross, Brown and Reagan, promoters of the contemplated railroad to Farmerville, are actively engaged in securing timber options. They hope to secure a sufficient quantity in the next ten days to justify them in taking definite steps toward the building of the railroad.

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

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.

The editor of The Gazette returns thanks for an invitation which reads as follows: “You are cordially invited to be present at the recital for graduation by Miss Jessie Manning (pupil of Mrs. M. L. Brooks) Saturday evening, March 29th, 1902, at eight o’clock, at the Industrial Institute auditorium, Ruston, Louisiana.”

Judge Samual P. Henry, a prominent citizen of Cameron Parish, La., died Friday morning. He was twice speaker of the the lower branch of the Louisiana legislature and at the time of his death was a member of that body.

Mr. Abe Arent, of Monroe, was in town Tuesday taking orders.

No one knows the unbearable torture one undergoes from piles unless tehy are so afflicted. TABLER’S BUCKEYE PILE OINMENT is a quick, safe and painless cure. Price 50 cents in bottles, Tubes, 75 cents. R. Haas, Agt.

Next Friday will be good Friday. It is a legal holiday. Sunday will be Easter.

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¢.

LOST – In the vicinity of the court house yard Monday, a leather bill book, containing notes, receipts and some money. Will pay $20.00 reward for its return to me. J. G. Taylor.

The Gazette was erroneously informed regarding the date Col. R. G. Pleasant would deliver a lecture before the D’Arbonne High School. It will take place next Saturday evening, March 29th, instead of the previous Saturday, as reported in our last issue.

Wanted – Men to learn barber trade. Great demand for barbers during Summer rush. Two months completes. Last thirty days scholarship, board, tools, and transportation can be earned. Positions guaranteed. Write Holor Barber College, New Orleans, La.

It has been frequently charged that the negro in not given justice in the courts of the South. In some sections this charge may, in a measure, be true; but last week’s record in our district court gives convincing proof that it is not correct in Union parish. The jury last week convicted every white man except one that was tried before them, and they acquitted every negro save one. And we have heard no complaint urged as to the righteousness of those verdicts under the law and the evidence, either.

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.


Mrs. Martha Smith, widow of the late Samuel Smith, deceased, died at her home in Meridian settlement on Friday, March 14th, 1902, of inflammation; aged 72 years. She leaves three children to mourn her loss.

Confederate Veterans. Confederate Veterans Camp, No. 379, was re-organized in Farmerville last Friday, with the following officers: S. W. Taylor, commander; E. J. Lee, 1st lieutenant; B. F. Pleasant, 2nd lieutenant; R. M. Tatum, 3rd lieutenant and adjutant, D. Stein, quartermaster; Henry Archer, chaplain; Dr. D. L. Hicks, surgeon; W. M. Cole, color bearer. The annual dues of each member were fixed at 25 cents. There will be a meeting of the camp on April 12, 1902, to choose delegates to the Reunion at Dallas, Texas. All Confederate soldiers desiring to join the Camp will call upon D. Stein and have their names enrolled.  D. STEIN, Secretary.

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

March April May

We believe the people generally throughout Louisiana have enough of the so-called railroad commission, and would like to see the thing blotted out of existence. But they wouldn’t rest utnil they got it, now they have to lump it. – Richland Beacon News.

There are at least a quarter dozen people in Louisiana who are pleased with the railroad commission; and they are the commissioners themselves. They draw good fat salaries, while the people foot the bills. The only material good the public gets out of it is the privilege of seeing a few men live easily from the public crib; and this would be all right if the taxpayers were not forced to pay the “fiddler” while the commissioners alone “did the dancing”. But then we suppose the people of Louisiana are expected to maintain a certain number of officials from the public crib; and they might as well be styled railroad commissioners as anything else. Shakespeare said there is nothing in a name, anyway.

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¢.

Florence Burns, the young Brooklyn woman who was held in New York City under the charge of being implicated in the murder of her sweetheart, Walter Brooks, was released from custody Saturday by Justice Mayer. Sufficient evidence did not develop to hold her.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

Soft Harness



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