From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
May 7, 1902

Go to Mayo’s for nice ice drinks.

Winnfield will soon have an ice factory.

Elder J. H. Hughes went to Ruston Monday.

Mayhaws are now ripe and dewberries will soon be in season.

Mrs. H. H. Van Hook went to Tremont Monday to visit her mother.

Hunt’s Cure is not a misnomer. It does cure itch, ringworm, eczema, totter and all similar skin diseases. A wonderful remedy. Guaranteed. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Mrs. Mattie Lee, of Arcadia, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Sue L. Barnes, in Farmerville.

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.

A special session of the parish school board is called to meet next Saturday in Farmerville.

There is a time for all things. The time to take Simmons’ Cough Syrup 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.

Mr. Julius Arent left Sunday for Alexandria to attend a meeting of the insurance agents.

Before buying your hats, call and see my line of Ladies, Misses and children’s, and you will find the latest styles. R. HAAS, Agt.

After a brief visit in Farmerville Mrs. S. E. Chapman left for her home in Ruston Sunday afternoon.

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.

Fish are now biting fairly well in the streams near Farmerville, and in consequence the anglers are happy.

Why pay $65 for a sewing machine when you can get a good one, with a $5 set of attachments for $22.50 at THE GAZETTE office.

Judge R. B. Dawkins left Saturday for Natchitoches to sit with Judge Pugh on the appellate court bench there.

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

Mr. Robert Roberts went to Ruston Sunday to attend the bedside of his brother. Mr. Frank Roberts, who is quite sick.

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¢

Capt. and Mrs. J. D. Hamilton, of Shiloh, and Mrs. Sherwood of Ruston, came to Farmerville Tuesday to visit Mr. Pleasant’s family.

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; undoubted sleep and pleasant dreams it doth assure. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Crops are growing very nicely now. Many farmers have plowed around their corn, and chopped out a portion of the cotton. With such favorable weather as we are now having interspersed with occasional showers, the crops will soon obliterate all traces of the backward spring.

New to Succeed in Business, Keep your liver in good condition by using Simmons’ Liver Purifier (tin box). It corrects constipation, cures indigestion, biliousness, stops headache, gets your heat in the right place so you can smile at your neighbor. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

We direct attention of our readers to the attractive display advertisement of Mr. Karl A. Pleasant. He has opened up in the Montgomery building on Main street a full line of dry goods, notions, etc., just received from New York, and will sell them at prices that defy competition. His stock is new and his goods well selected. Give him a call.

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¢.

Sheriff Murphy went to El Dorado Saturday on business.

Mr. B. M. Palmer, the eminent New Orleans divine, was struck by a street car Monday, and seriously injured

Mr. J. M. Lee, of the Southern Pacific railroad, with headquarters at New Orleans, came up to Farmerville yesterday afternoon.

Mr. Thomas Elmore, of Dallas, Tex., thirty years ago a resident of Union Parish, visited his sister, Mrs. Henry Archer, in Farmerville last week.

Mrs. S. A. Thompson was called to Monroe Tuesday on account of the accidental drowning of her little grandson, Master Carlisle Dawkins.

If you do what you should not you must bear what you would not. – Franklin.

A company has been organized for the purpose of building an electric railroad from Montegut to Hahnville in this State, a distance of 71 miles. An electric line will be a new departure in the way of railroading in the country districts of Louisiana.

Mr. H. C. Voss, of Monroe, who built the new school house at Crowley, lost heavily on the contract. Leading citizens of Crowley are giving voluntary subscriptions to Mr. Voss to lessen his loss,

Constable Spears, of the seventh ward, brought to Farmerville Tuesday a negro man named Kelley Crear and lodged him in jail. He is charged with fatally shooting a negro woman. Crear says the killing was purely accidental.

Just received a car load of Furniture consisting of Beds, Chairs, Rockers, Wardrobes, Bed Springs, Mattresses, Dressers, Kitchen Safes, Bureaus and Center Tables. R. HAAS, Agent.

Honor roll of junior department of Farmerville High School for eighth month; Beatrice Smith, Adeline Haas, Fay Baughman, Lucile Pleasant, Docia Taylor, Gladys Baughment, Mildred Haas, Eula Taylor, Irma Fenton, Erin Perryman.

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.

The sad news reached Farmerville Monday afternoon to the effect that Master Carlisle Dawkins, the bright little son of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Dawkins, of Monroe, was drowned in the Ouachita river while bathing. The little fellow got into deep water, and went out of sight before assistance could reach him. Up to last accounts (Tuesday morning) his body had not been recovered. THE GAZETTE extends deep sympathy to the heart-broken family.

Since the above was put up we learn the body has been found.

E W Grove

The Farmerville High School closed its session of 1901-02 last Friday afternoon. This has been a very prosperous term of the school, the attendance throughout being large. The teachers, Prof. John Roaten and Miss Belle Trimble, were well liked by both pupil and patron, and the pupils made satisfactory progress in their school work. Prof. Roaten left Monday morning for Polk, La., where he will soon begin a summer school.

Piles are not only most painful, but also very dangerous, as the inflamed nodules are very apt to take on malignant action and cancer of rectum is produced. They should be cured. Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment will cure the most obstinate cases. Price 50 cents in bottles; tubes 75 cents; sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

The next session of the Louisiana State Chautauqua and Peabody Summer School will begin at Ruston on June 9th, 1902, and continue four weeks. THE GAZETTE returns thanks to the management for a complimentary ticket. Excellent platform attractions have been arranged for the session, among whom we note the names of Bob Taylor and his quartette, Gen Fitzbugh Lee, Senator Ben R. Tillman, Sam W. Small, Sam P. Jones, Fred Emerson Brooks, Ralph Bingham, Col. L. E. Copeland, Dr. Len G. Broughton, J. William Macy. Ed. P. Elliott, Quaker Quartette, Thos. A. Dixon, and other attractions.


Mormonism will be represented from a true standpoint. The elders of the Louisiana conference and of the “Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,” better known as “Mormons”, will hold their semi-annual conference at the Rugg Bluff school house, Union Parish, La., May 14th and 15th, 1902. Four public meeting will be held commencing at ten o’clock a. m., and two o’clock p.m. Public invited.  Respectfully, Wm. S. Berrett, Pres.

We can do more good by being good than any other way. — Rowland Hill.

Roark & Thompson

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¢.

March April May

Estray Hogs.  I have taken up at my residence in ward eight six hogs; five are white sandy and one is black,  – two males and four gilts – will average 75 to 80 pounds each in weight. Unless owner calls for same in thirty days from this date, said hogs will be sold to pay costs. T. H. Hamilton, Shiloh, La., April 25, 1902.

Estray Mare. I took up at my place, 3 miles from Conway, La., on April 8th, 1902, one sorrel mare, roach mane, blaze face, about 10 years old; brand “M” on left shoulder and “R. L.” on left hip. Unless owner calls for said mare in thirty days from this date, she will be sold to pay charges. J. M. Oliver, Conway, La., April 25th, 1902.

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