From Farmerville

The Gazette
April 23, 1902

If you want nice goods and want them cheap, go to W. J. Turnage’s and you can get them.

The weather of the past few days has been rather “Marchified,” so far as wind is concerned.

Mr. W. E. Hopkins, of Mer Rouge, was in Farmerville Monday attending court.

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.

Mrs. B. F. Pleasant returned home Saturday. She was accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Duty, of Ruston.

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.

Mrs. I. Shuster has our thanks for several cakes of Matzoth, the unleavened bread eaten by the Jews during the Feast of Passover.

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.

Messrs. J. D. Barksdale and C. B. Roberts, of Ruston, are in Farmerville looking after the interests of clients  before the district court here.

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.

Mosquitoes were more numerous in this section and more persistent in their biting proclivities last week than we ever before knew them.

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¢

Friday evening a very pleasant reception was tendered the teachers of Union  Parish, who had attended the examinations, at the residence of Mrs. Selig.

Mrs. J. M. Lee and Maj. J. G. Lee spent a few days recently with relatives and friends in Union Parish. They left for their homes Tuesday morning.

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.

Married. – On April 16th, 1902, at the residence of Mr. J. N. Heath, near Ouachita, La., by Geo. F. Clark, justice of the peace, Mr. J. Frank Smith to Mrs. Maudie Heath.

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.

Messrs. D. Stein, J. W. Stancil and son, D. W. Dawson and J. M. Brantley are attending the Confederate reunion at Dallas this week. A number of persons went from Shiloh and Bernice, but we could not get names.

Ladies’ hats of the latest styles and fashions at W. J. Turnage’s. He also has a complete assortment of laces, embroideries and ribbons and a nice line of dress goods and silks.

The teacher’s institute in Farmerville Saturday was not as largely attended as it might have been, but all present seemed to have had an enjoyable and profitable time. The institute will assemble here again on Saturday, May 17th.

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¢.

Mr. W. H. Kaylor, a merchant of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory, was in Farmerville Tuesday on business.

E W Grove

A fine shower fell this morning. It will benefit vegetation a great deal.

Mr. D. E. Laupheimer came to Farmerville Monday evening to spend a few weeks.

Mules and Horses. I will be in Farmerville Wednesday, April 23, with a car of stock — a few good and balance in saddle and combination horses and mares. Wait and see my stock before buying.  J. D. BAUGHMAN

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.

Mr. G. W. Brown returned Sunday afternoon accompanied by his wife from a flying trip to Omaha, Neb., Mr. Brown has brought a $50,000 bond, drawn by Mr. John A. McShane in favor of certain citizens of Union Parish, to guarantee the building of the railroad to Farmerville in accordance with the agreement, provided the required amount of timber options is secured. Mr. Brown thinks that with united and active work the necessary timber can be secured in ten to fifteen days, and when that is done he will deliver the bond and prepare to begin work on the railroad.

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. 

Rabbi Heinburg has returned from Farmerville where he went to instruct his Sunday School and to hold religious services. A high compliment was paid Rabbi Heinburg during his stay in Farmerville, a compliment which demonstrates the spirit of liberality that is so happily growing in this country. The Baptist people were having a revival meeting and learning that Rabbi Heinburg was to lecture Wednesday night the Baptist minister called in his services and his congregation attended the lecture of the Jewish Rabbi. – Monroe News.

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

Considerable excitement was created in Bernice Thursday evening by a shooting affair between two white men — Messrs. Will Thaxton and Cal Moore. The latter was under the influence of liquor and provoking a quarrel with the former, pulled out his pistol and fired twice. Thaxton was unarmed, and hence sought temporary refuge behind a tree. Later he secured a double-barrel shot gun and was then ready to have it out, but Moore then submitted to arrest and the affair ended for the time.

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.

Last week the supreme court finally passed upon the suit of J. W. King et. al. vs J. D. King et al. This litigation has been before the courts for the past four to five years, and grew out of the settlement of the successions of Joseph G. and Sarah King, The supreme court affirms the judgement of the district court with a few amendments, the more important of which are these: Collations to be made by J. D. King reduced in the sum of $285; J. W. King was charged with $200 additional; and costs of former appeal to be paid by plaintiffs.

Lowe & Youngblood, leading Jewelers in Watches, Diamonds and everything in the jewelry line. Fancy engraving. Fine Watch and Jewelry repairing. All work guaranteed. Mail orders promptly filled, at lowest prices. 145 DeSiard St., Monroe, La.

Successful Applicants.  Before the examining board last week there were seventeen applicants for teacher’s certificates, fifteen of whom made the necessary average, as follows: Second grade – Misses Cora Cook, Birdie Cook, Florence Donley, Mattie Kirkpatrick, Myrtle Laurence, Dezzie McFarland, Bertha Porter, Rosa Towns, Messrs. G. E. Johnson, and H. S. Mathis; Third grade – Misses Sallie Chandler, Susie Wise, Georgia Wilhite, Messrs G. R. Lea and Emile Selig.

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¢.

Capt. James Forsythe, internal revenue collector of Monroe, is in Farmerville looking after lands that were sold to the United States government in 1871 for delinquent revenue taxes. The lands in question embrace some 1920 acres in the vicinity of Marion which sold in the name of one Cole. Capt. Forsythe says he thinks these lands will be offered at public auction. Then the ostensible owners, who have occupied them in good faith, can have an opportunity to bid them in and thus perfect their titles.


A jury of his peers has said that A. E. Batson is guilty of the atrocious murder of the Earl family, which was committed near Welch, La., recently. They have found him guilty of murder in the first degree, which means that Batson must hang. Two of the ten jurors were in favor of rendering a qualified verdict, but they finally yielded to the majority. The evidence against Batson was of a very strong circumstantial nature, which could not fail to impress one with his guilt. Yet all during the trial he maintained the utmost composure and assurance.

Low Rates via Iron Mountain Route. Southern Baptist Convention, Asheville, N. C., May 9 to 15. One fare round trip. Tickets on sale May 5, 6 and 7, final limit June 2nd.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

March April May

Roark & Thompson



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