From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
April 2, 1902

Mrs. B. F. Pleasant left Sunday for a visit to Shiloh and Ruston.

Any persons needing fertilizer – cotton seed meal, acid phosphate and Kainit  – will do well to confer with me.   J. P. FENTION

Rev. B. Wright spent a few days recently with friends in Keachie.

All itching diseases are embarrassing as well as annoying. Hunt’s Cure will instantly relieve and permanently cure all forms of such diseases. Guaranteed. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

The heavy rains of last week put the Cornie on a big boom, making it difficult to cross at the Fork or Bluff ferries Saturday.

White’s Cream Vermifuge not only effectually destroys worms, it also increases the appetite, aids assimilation and transforms a frail infant into on of robust health. Price 25 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent. 

A regular quarterly session of the parish school board will be held at the court house next Saturday.

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 show people got water bound in Farmerville last Thursday and had to stay here three or four days.

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

The heavy rains of last week practically suspended all farm work for a few days. Planters have made but little progress in their avocation up to date.

Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, but Simmons’ Cough Syrup soothes any breast; if same be afflicted with Colds, Coughs and like troubles. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Mr. W. M. Green, of Cherry Ridge vicinity, last Friday sold his saw mill plant to the Summit Lumber Co. for $6000. Mr. Green will operate the mill a few months yet.

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¢

Messrs. T. W. Clark and A. L. Stancil left Thursday morning to convey three prisoners to the penitentiary at Baton Rouge. The convicts were Dellie Welch and C. C. Ray, white and Dave Washington, colored.

Ever ready, always reliable, are Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets. They cure a Cold quicker than any know remedy. Easy to carry, pleasant to take. Guaranteed. Price 25 cts. Sold by R HAAS, Agent.

The Gazette is indebted to Hon. Joseph E. Ransdell, the able congressman from the fifth district of Louisiana, for a well mounted wall map of the United States, territories and insular possessions. It will prove a valuable document of reference in our office.

E W Grove

In begins to look like Farmerville is now dead sure to get a railroad in the near future. If you want to get a foot-hold in the prettiest and most prosperous town, besides the most healthful place in North Louisiana, secure you a building lot in Farmerville.

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

The rainfall of Thursday, Friday and Saturday in this vicinity was 8.18 inches. The down-pour of Thursday afternoon was the heaviest within the recollection of the oldest citizens here. Many bridges were washed away, farm lands and roads were badly torn up.

Most women with female weakness suffer dreadfully from piles in addition to their other pains. They may be cured by using Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment. Prices, 50 cents in bottles, tubes, 75 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agt.

Low Rates via Iron Mountain Route. Southern Baptist Convention, Asheville, N. C., May 8 to 15. One fare round trip. Tickets on sale may 5, 6 and 7, final limit June 2nd.

At best life is short. Do not make it shorter yet by rank neglect of that cough of yours when one bottle of Simmons’ Cough Syrup would cure you. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Representative James M. Griggs, of Georgia, has been chosen chairman of the Democratic congressional executive committee.

Neuralgic pains, rheumatism, lumbago and sciatic pains, yield to the penetrating influence of Ballard’s Snow Liniment. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

R. Joseph, a Syrian storekeeper of Shreveport, was shot and killed in cold blood Monday night by an unknown assassin as he was closing his shop for the night.

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

For Catarrh and Colds in the head, Hunt’s Lightning Oil inhaled is a sure cure. A few drops taken internally relieves Cramp Colic, Colic Cholera Morbus and such troubles. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

The spring poet is developing with the rest of the budding verdant creation. Here is his latest production:  “Mary had a little hen, That caused her many a tear; It used to lay when eggs were cheap, And quit when they were dear.

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¢.

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¢.

Under the caption, Louisiana in brief, the Shreveport Journal gives the following item: “Fire from a defective flue resulted in the destruction Friday of the residence of A. R. Rougeon, a stockman, living near Farmerville.” Our Shreveport contemporary is evidently a “little mixed”. We know nothing about the accident related above.

Two serious accidents happened near Farmerville yesterday. A grown young lady, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Scarborough, was badly burned, her clothes catching fire while she was building up a smoke to drive gnats from the cattle. A little boy, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Slawson, fell in a tub of boiling water and was seriously scalded. Both the patients are in a critical condition.   Just as we go to press we learn that both the above victims died.

Don’t Become Discouraged.  But use Simmons’ Live Purifier (tin box). Many imitations of the original, so be careful and see that it’s “Purifier” and manufactured by the A. C . Simmons Jr., Medicine Co. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and a bottle of Ballard’s Horehound Syrup used in time is worth a staff of physicians with a drug store or two included. Price, 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent

The Farmerville Methodist Sunday School observed Easter with appropriate services Sunday morning. The church was beautifully decorated with pretty cut flowers and evergreens, and the programme consisted of recitations by Misses Eda Jameson, Mabel Gilbert and Master hill Jameson, interspersed with choice musical selections, in addition to the regular Sunday School exercises.

Among the Minden personals to Tuesday’s Shreveport Times appears the following: “Attorney Robert Roberts, of Farmerville, paid our town a business visit on yesterday.” Out young friend has made several “business visits” to Minden lately. The “suit” he is prosecuting there must be a very important one.

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

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.

Mr. A. E. Silverthorne, manager of the Summit Lumber Co., of Union Coutny, Ark., was in Farmerville last Friday on business. While here he incidentally conversed with our citizens relative to building Arkansas Southeastern Railway to Farmerville, thence to Monroe. This road is constructed for a distance of 18 to 20 miles in this direction. At present it is used only for a timber road, but Mr. Silverthorne proposes to replace the light steel rails with 60-pound steel and make of it a first-class traffic road, and then rapidly push it through to a southern connection.

The Summit Lumber  Co. contemplates building a railroad from El Dorado to Monroe. If the property holders and business men of Monroe really want a railroad traversing this territory, so as to continue to hold a share of our trade, they might join hands with Farmerville, and get the road, thus benefiting both places.

Perfect digestion is the only foundation for perfect health. The food we eat makes all the blood we have, which in turn feeds every nerve, muscle and tissue in the body. Herbine quickens the appetite, aids digestion, gives tone and vigor to all the functions and ensures good health. Price, 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.


In visiting the Farmerville cemetery people should be careful to securely fasten the gate. Recently cattle have gotten in there and destroyed much of the shrubbery on the graves of our loved ones.

As a result of a quarrel in Lake Charles, La., last Sunday, W. A. Kirkwood shot and killed Tom Smythe.

March April May

Property valued at $350,000 was destroyed by fire at Guthrie, O. T.; Sunday.

The town of Guthrie, O. T., was visited by a $350,000 fire Sunday.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

Are You Deaf.



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