From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
June 4, 1902

Mr. R. Haas went to Bernice Sunday.

J. D. Fenton, Agt., will sell you a Bed Stead for $1.75.

Dr. C. H. Laurence will spend this week in Farmerville.

Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Selig returned to Bernice Sunday.

Mr. J. D. Baughman went to Monroe to-day on business.

Mr. Geo. W. Brown returned Monday afternoon from Beaumont, Tex.

Hope and Wisdom  Both are contained in Cheatham’s Chill Tablets. Try them. 25 cts. No cure – no pay. Sold by R. Haas, Agt.

The police jury are in session this week, with all the members present.

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.

W. D. Munholland, Esq., visited Upland, Ark., and Monroe, La., last week on business.

Pretty Tough to Scratch. For a living and relief also. Hunt’s Cure will cure you of itch, tetter, ringworm, itching piles, eczema. Guaranteed by all dealers. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Miss Donie Laupheimer has been confined to her room for the past few days with neuralgia.

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

Messrs. Oscar Baughman and Edward Everett made a flying business trip to Dodson last week.

What’s The Trouble with your back, old man? Rheumatism? Too bad, too bad. I advise you to try Hunt’s Lightning Oil. It is said to be a wonderful remedy. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Representative Sellers came up from Baton Rouge Friday to make a brief visit to his family at Walnut Lane.

Go to Mayo’s for Ice Drinks of all kinds – Lemonades, Sherbets, Celery Tonic, Soda Pop, etc. Everything neat and clean. The ONLY place in town where you can be served right.

Misses Rosa Arent and Reita Hartman left Sunday for Alexandria to attend a session of the Eastern Star lodge there.

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¢

Judge R. B. Dawkins and his daughter, Miss Corrie, returned home Saturday after a pleasant visit to New Orleans and other points.

DON’T BECOME DISCOURAGED. But use Simmon’s Liver Purifier (tin box). many imitations of the original, so be careful and see that it’s “Purifier” and manufactured by C. A. Simmons, Jr. Medicine Co.  Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

An informal meeting of the citizens of Farmerville was held at the court house last Thursday to take necessary steps toward securing the right-of-way through the town for our expected railroad.

Just received — a car load of furniture from Evansville, Ind.; will sell cheap for cash. J. D. FENTON, Agent.

Union Parish will lose one member in the lower branch of the state legislature under the proposed reapportionment bill. This will cut her down to one representative — what she had under the old constitution.

LAUGH AND THE WORLD LAUGHS with you, have chills and you chill alone. Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets cures, gives an appetite and strength. Most convenient chill tonic on earth. Can carry in the vest pocket. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

We are told that the municipal authorities of Junction City took steps last week to close out the blind tiger business, which has been operated in open defiance of the law for the past several months near that place.

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, Agt.

THE GAZETTE one dollar a year in advance. 

J. E. Brackens, a worthy colored man who has taught school for his color several terms in Union Parish, is a graduate (class of 1902) of Alcorn A. & M. College, Westside, Miss. He has sent The Gazette a pretty program of the commencement exercises.

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¢.

The supreme court last week rendered an opinion in the case of State vs. Dennis Williams, who was convicted of an attempt to bribe a witness in the district court, affirming the judgment. Sheriff Murphy will convey the prisoner to the penitentiary this week.

Bring back Stein’s keys, which he lost. They say Stein had the best vinegar. Shirt waists, dress goods, ladies’ hats, men’s shirts half price, fruit jars, tops and rubbers; all can be found at Stein’s store. Ask for what you don’t see. D. STEIN.

In an interview last week, Gov. Heard expressed in strong terms his disapproval of the Ventress bill, a measure proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to make the governor eligible to succeed himself. The author then saw his bill was doomed to defeat and withdrew it.

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¢.

During the past session of Union Parish was pretty well represented in the State Normal School at Natchitoches, the following young ladies from our section having been numbered among the students: Misses Bertha Cook, Cora Dean, Lelia Clark, Maude Goyne, Myrtle Goyne, Lizzie Mosely, Rosa Murphy, Claudia Pardue, Celia Pardue, Willie Pardue, Mabel Roberts, Lottie Sellers, and Della Sellers. All of them returned home Friday except Miss Bertha Cook, who stopped over at Shreveport to spend a few days with friends. She was one of the 57 graduates of 1902.


The appended paragraph from the Arcadia Argus will be read with pleasure by many friends of Mr. Fryar in this vicinity:  A quiet home wedding was solemnized Sunday morning at the residence of Mr. Mat Perritt, the contracting parties being Mr. W. D. Fryar and Miss Mattie Perritt, Rev. Geo. P. Hoster officiating. The happy couple left immediately on the west bound train for their bridal tour, amidst the congratulations and hearty good wishes of numerous friends.

E W Grove

Miss Lou May Murphy, sister of our popular sheriff, was awarded the medal for declamation after a very spirited contest in the State Normal School at Natchitoches last week. While Miss Murphy is now a resident of Natchitoches Parish, yet she was born in Union, and her many friends here heartily rejoice over her victory.

All property holders of Union Parish are hereby notified that after the assessment rolls of 1902 have been commenced, there will be no corrections in assessment valuation, Act accordingly. J. M. UNDERWOOD, Assessor.

The teachers institute did not materialize last Saturday, in announced program, for but few teachers put in their appearance. However, those few, supplemented with a number of Farmerville’s young people, enjoyed the reception at Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Rasbury’s very much.

Everything Comes to those that wait, even now and then aches and pains, rheumatism, catarrh, neuralgia, and everything that hurts. Hunts Lightning Oil keeps off everything except old age and death. Try it 25 and 50 cents. Satisfaction or money refunded. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Editors A. A. Terral and D. B. Coates, both pencil pushers in the lively little town of Winnfield, made matters there a little livelier than usual last Friday by engaging in a fisticuff on the streets. The trouble grew out of an article that Coates published about Terral.

If you are troubled with that most uncomfortable disease called piles, don’t neglect it. Don’t let the complaint get a firm hold. Every day the disease is neglected it grows worse. Commence at once to use Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment, the relief is immediate, and cure infallible. Price, 50 cents in bottles. Tubes, 75 cents. For sale by R. HAAS, Agt.

On account of the Louisiana State Chautauqua and Peabody Summer Road, at Ruston, June 9th to July 5th, the Arkansas Southern railroad will sell round trip tickets from any point on their line to Ruston at rate of one and one third regular fare.

Mr. Haralson, an expert timber estimator, of Beaumont, Tex., came to Farmerville yesterday for the purpose of estimating the timber on the contracts secured by Mr. McShane’s representatives in this parish.

Mr. G. W. Brown has rented the Everett office, east side of public square, where he will transact business in connection with his railroad project.

Jewish confirmations service will be held at Knights of Pythias Hall in Farmerville, Friday, June 13th, at 8:30 p. m. The public generally are invited to attend.

An order has been issued decreasing the regular army by over 10,000 men.

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 GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

Roark & Thompson


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