From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
May 14, 1902

Mrs. S. A. Thompson returned from Monroe Monday afternoon.

Mr. W. D. Fryar was in Farmerville Monday, in the interest of the Rosebrough Marble Works.

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.

Next Saturday in tax sale day. However, not much property will be sold, as most of the delinquents are paying up.

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.

It is practically a certainly that there will be a big yield of fruit this year in Union Parish, for which we are duly thankful.

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.

MARRIED. – At Middle Fork, La., on Thursday, May 6, 1902, Mr. W. P. Robinson and Miss Mattie Latta, D. K. McLaurin, Esq., officiating.

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.

Mr. Edward Everett, clerk of court of Farmerville, left Thursday morning for Baton Rouge and New Orleans. He returned 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.

Representatives W. P. Chandler and E. T. Sellers went to Baton Rouge this week to fill their places in the Legislature, which body is now in session there.

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.

Farmers have had splendid weather during the past week for killing grass and getting their crops in good shape; and right well have they taken advantage of the opportunity.

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¢

The committee appointed by the school board of Union Parish to select a site for the new school house in Cherry Ridge vicinity will attend to that duty on Thursday, May 22. Interested parties will take notice accordingly.

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.

Considering that timber contracts had been previously placed on the bulk of the available timbered lands in Union Parish, in aid of our railroad project; a good quantity was secured last week. Ten to eleven thousand acres were secured.

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¢.

With compliments of Miss Annie Judson Pleasant, one of the graduates of the 1902 class of Louisiana Female College, Keachie, La., the editor has received an invitation to attend the commencement exercises at the college chapel on Wednesday, June 4.

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.

In the recent apportionment of current school funds of collections of quarter ending March 31st, 1902, Union Parish gets $1,255.10, it being upon a basis of 22 cents per educable child. The total amount apportioned was $89,146.54.

Strayed. One light sorrel mare, white spot on back caused from saddle. Her foretop is sheared. About 6 or 7 years old. She left my place, five miles east of Marion, about March 28, 1902. Information leading to her recovery will be liberally rewarded.  Ellen Lowe, Marion, La.,

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¢.

Duncan Austin was arrested last week near Beaumont, Texas, by Deputy Sheriff J. W. Taylor and brought to Farmerville, where he is now confined in jail awaiting trial by jury. Austin is indicted for the murder of John E. Thomas, whom he cut to death a few years ago near Shiloh.

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.

Dr. C. H. Jameson left Monday morning for New Orleans, where he accompanied Mr. Jas. Smith, son of Mr. M. T. Smith. The latter goes down to have an operation performed on his lip. From New Orleans Dr. Jameson will go to Natchitoches to attend the grand lodge, K. of P.

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.

The young people of Farmerville and Mosely’s Bluff vicinities are indebted to Capt. M. W. Wilson for a delightful outing last Saturday. At 10 o’clock in the morning the gasoline boat Palmer, with a gay and merry crowd of young folks and a lot of nicely prepared baskets of eatables, pulled out for Mosely’s Bluff, where other young folks joined them, and together they spent the day pleasantly in boat riding and pic-nicking.


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.

E W Grove

Mr. G. T. Ross, one of the promoters of the proposed Hamburg, Ruston and Southern railroad, went to Ruston Saturday and brought his wife to Farmerville. She is a guest of the Hartman House.

The fire insurance companies and their agents are exerting themselves to get the State legislature to repeal the Haggerty bill. The insurance people would make us believe that said bill militates against the public rather than against the insurance companies. Then why do they not let the people work for its repeal? The maxim that the “hit dog howls” should apply in this case. The insurance companies are doing the howling.

Latest reports from Martinique state that three cities – St. Pierre, Lecarbet and Leprecheur – were totally destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mount Pelee. The shower of fire and lava that began last Thursday burned up everything in its path. In the three cities above named more than 40,000 persons perished, and it is thought that this number will be materially increased when other portions of the island are heard from.

Rabbi I. Heinberg, of Monroe, is in Farmerville instructing his confirmation class.

Mr. B. A. Bridges, the popular commercial traveler, is in Farmerville to -day.

Stray Pony. There came to my place, near Farmerville, about April 1st, 1902, one bay mare pony, 14 hands high, branded on left shoulder “T. F.;” left hip “N;” right hind foot white. Unless owner calls for  said pony within thirty days from date hereof she will be sold to pay costs.  J. R. Norris, Farmerville, La.

The Louisiana legislature convened in Baton Rouge Monday, where both branches immediately organized and got down to business. Governor Heard’s able and comprehensive message was read in both houses; and several bills were introduced. The most important step taken was the passage, under a suspension of the rules of a joint resolution introduced by Senator Barrett providing for the appointment of six senators and nine representatives, to whom shall be referred all bills pertaining to the redistricting of the State and legislative reapportionment’s.

March April May

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