From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
May 21, 1902

Laces 5 cents a yard.  J. D. Fenton, Agent.

Mr. J. A. Manning, of Ruston, spent a day or two of last week in Farmerville.

Embroidery at 5 cents a yard.  J. D. Fenton, Agent.

Mrs. H. D. Webb went to Monroe Tuesday to visit relatives and friends.

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.

Mrs. F. F. Preaus and children visited relatives and friends in Shiloh last week.

Mr. and Mrs. James Ludwig are visiting relatives and friends in Farmerville.

Miss Audrey Davis spent a few days recently in our town. She was the guest of Miss Eda Jameson.

Just received a lot of ladies’ underwear; will sell cheap for cash. J. D. FENTON, Agent.

Miss Belle Trimble and Master Charlie Jameson returned home Monday from a brief visit in Ruston.

To arrive in a few days – a solid car of furniture from Evansville, Ind; will sell cheap for cash. J. D. FENTON, Agent.

The tax sale last Saturday attracted to town quite a crowd of people from different sections of the parish. There were many eager purchasers for real estate.

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.

With compliments of Miss Elma Barnes, the editor THE GAZETTE has received an invitation to commencement exercises of the Louisiana Industrial Institute, May 18th to 23rd., 1902.

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 GAZETTE returns thanks to Mrs. S. L. Barnes for a lot of very fine Irish potatoes. They are about the size of goose egg; and this is indeed large for the time of the year.

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.

Reuben Gill, son of Wm. Gill, got his hand badly mashed in the band saw at the Industrial Institute Wednesday. He had the professional services of Dr. Kendall. – Ruston Louisianian.

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.

Miss Lillie Martin, of Ruston, has remembered THE GAZETTE with an invitation to the commencement exercises of Judson Institute, Marion, Ala., May 28th and 29th. Miss Martin in one of the 17 graduates of that institution this year.

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.

Paul Roberts, who is charged with attempting to defraud the United States out of revenue from distilled spirits, was released by Commissioner O’Kelley yesterday on a $200 bond. He failed to keep his books as required by law. – Monroe News.

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.

District court convened Monday morning, and as usual there is but little business to be transacted. Suit of J. R. Norris vs. V. A. Burnside was dismissed at plaintiff’s cost.

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¢

When the liver fails to secrete bile, the blood becomes loaded with bilious properties, the digestion becomes impaired and the bowels constipated. Herbine has a direct action on the liver and excretory organs, and a few doses will cure any case of biliousness. Price 50 cents; sold by R. HAAS, agent.

Messrs. W. E. Hopkins, of Mer Rouge, J. P. Smith and J. W. Montgomery, of Ouachita, were in Farmerville Monday, attending the trial in the Hopkins-Plummer suit.

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¢.

A communication has been sent us relative to unlawful abuse of Mormon elders in the tenth ward. We do not wish to publish the article in full; but would suggest to the injured parties that the court is the place to secure redress for their alleged wrongs.

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.

Miss Hardy’s music class will give a farewell recital Friday evening at 8:30 o’clock at the residence of Mr. Edmund Haas. All lovers of music are invited to attend. With this occasion Miss Hardy’s music school of 1901-1902 will close. She has had a good number of pupils all through the term, and under her painstaking instruction they have made very satisfactory progress in musical development.

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.

Reports from every section of Union Parish bring the happy intelligence that crops are growing nicely and are looking very well indeed. While this has been a late spring and a s a consequence most farmers were delayed in pitching their crops, yet the seasons and weather of the past two months have been so favorable that crops have forged right ahead, and are now in first class shape. In view of the prosperous crop outlook the farmers are happy and merchants hopeful.

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¢.

Cyclists should always carry a bottle of Ballard’s Snow Liniment, in case of accident. If applied immediately, it will subdue the pain, and quickly heal the wounds. Price 25 and 50 cents; sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

The parties who contemplate building the railroad to Farmerville are still engaged in securing timber contracts, and we are glad to state that almost the required amount has been procured. Indications now justify the belief that in a few weeks other and more tangible steps toward our long-hoped-for railroad will be taken. In the meantime we trust that all who feel an interest in the development of our parish will sign timber contracts to the end that the road may be built as speedily as possible.

Children who are weak, fretful or troublesome should be given a few doses of  White’s Cream Vermifuge. They will then become strong, healthy and active, have rosy cheeks, bright eyes, will be happy and laughing all the day long. Price 25 cents; sod by R. HAAS, Agent.

Mr. A. W. Sneider, more familiarly known as “The Flying Dutchman,” was in Farmerville yesterday, in the interest of E. C. DeWitt & Co., Chicago.

Rev. J. H. Hughes will leave Friday to attend commencement exercises at Mt. Lebanon, La., and also a three week’s minister’s class at the same time.

NOTICE. I will be in Farmerville May 29th, to stay one week, prepared to do all kinds of dental work. 2w. C. H.LAURENCE, D.D.S.

Mrs. Sue L. Barnes left this morning to attend the commencement exercises of the Industrial Institute at Ruston.

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.

Col. D. Stein is expected home to-day. During his absence he visited Dallas, Tex., New Orleans and Abbeville, La.

Fish are biting very well now in the streams near town, and in consequence the angler is happy.

Mr. Abe Arent spent the past few days in Union Parish, talking dry goods to our people.

Mrs. T. J. Breed is visiting relatives and friends in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Mr. George W. Brown left Monday on a business trip to Beaumont, Texas.

Mr. Tom Jarrell, representing the Monroe Grocer Co., was on our streets this morning.

E W Grove

There seems to be a unanimous desire among the people of Louisiana to have the resources of our state creditably represented at the St. Louis exposition; and in response to this desire no doubt the legislature will make a right liberal appropriation to that end $100,000 has been asked for.

Alfonzo XIII attained his majority Saturday and was crowned king of Spain.

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.

A bloody war in Atlanta, Ga., last Saturday resulted in the death of eight persons. The trouble grew out of negroes resisting arrest.

Admiral Sampson’s will bequeaths everything to his wife, except $4000 life insurance which goes to his daughters. The estate is valued at $18,500.

The town of Goliad, Tex., was visited Sunday afternoon by a death-dealing and destructive tornado, resulting in the death of ninety people, serious injury to a hundred more and immense destruction to property.

Lewis Nixon has resigned the leadership of Tammany Hall. In resigning he virtually buried defiance of Richard Croker, and gave the following as his reasons for “stepping down and out.” “I cannot remain at the head of this organization and maintain my self-respect. All my acts have to be vised from Wantage. My self-respect will not permit me to stand this, and I have determined to resign the leadership. My decision in irrevocable, and under no circumstances will I  reconsider it.”

Late Friday afternoon the little town of Rayville was enveloped in excitement. A mob of 25 to 75 men attempted to lynch Albert Williams, a negro who was confined in the Richland Parish jail under charge of murdering Gus N. Grant, about two months ago. Sheriff Traylor was determined to protect his prisoner and had the jail well guarded. At one time it looked like dire trouble was imminent; but the arrival of militia from Monroe on a special train served to dispel the lynching proclivities of the mob; and then all became a quiet and serene as a July day.


We were informed on Monday that the body of a nude woman was found last Saturday in the river near Sessum’s levee camp, a few miles below Goodrich’s landing. The body was horribly disfigured – with the head missing, one arm and leg, and the body almost split open. An intelligent colored man who saw the body said that he was almost positive that it was that of a white woman, as the foot was very small. He said that it was a horrible sight. Who she was and how she met her death, is a mystery, and no doubt will never be found out. Lake Providence Banner Democrat.

On June 26th the property holders of Homer will vote upon a proposition to issue bonds to the amount of $10,000 for the erection of an electric light plant. It is thought the measure will be carried.

The mayor and each member of the board of aldermen of Alexandria, La., have been indicted for permitting the operation of slot machines in that town.

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