July 9, 1902
Mrs. H. D. Webb has been quite sick for the past few days.
A real pretty and spacious Baptist church is being erected in Bernice.
Mrs. E. J. Lassiter, of Opelousas, is visiting relatives in Farmerville, the guest of Mrs. Ella Cook.
Elder R. M. Boone preached Sunday at the Baptist church in Farmerville.
Messrs. Brown & James have sold their saw mill plant at Randolph to the Summit Lumber Co.
Heaven Help Us in our troubles but use Hunt’s Cure for itch, tetter, ringworm, itching piles and eczema. Guaranteed. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.
Mrs. R. B. Vinson and daughter, Miss La Lu, went to Hope, Ark., last week to visit relatives and friends.
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 glorious Fourth was celebrated by picnics, barbecues, etc., in different sections of Union Parish last week.
Swapping Lies is practiced, but don’t swap off Hunt’s Lightning Oil for a worthless article. Ask your druggist or merchant for a free sample bottle. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.
Mr. O. O. Clark ran up from Monroe Wednesday, closed a deal for several second hand sewing machines, sold them at a nice profit and returned home the same day.
Before buying your hats, call and see my line of Ladies, Misses and children’s, and you will find the latest styles. R. Haas, Agent.
W. J. Turnage is selling out his large and varied stock of summer goods at actual cost. Now is the time to get bargains. Call at once before his assortment is picked over.
Mr. W. A. Covington, of Bernice, and Miss Mattie Russ, of Ruston, were married at the latter place last Wednesday evening. The GAZETTE extends congratulations and best wishes.
We Can’t Tell a Lie. When we say there is no shaking of bottles, no licking of spoons, no wry faces when Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets are used. 25 cts. No cure- no pay. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.
Mr. Harry Arent spent his vacation last week with friends in Monroe and Ruston. Harry says he didn’t attend an “Irish wedding,” notwithstanding his disfigured countenance might so indicate.
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 Camie, Cecil & Fay Telephone Co., have received a new switch board for their Farmerville office, an they are now putting in a telephone exchange here in the Donley building, northeast corner of the public square.
A Triple Hanging. Smith, Brown, and Jones hang their hopes of recovery upon Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets. They will be around soon shaking hands with friends. 25c. No cure – no pay. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.
In the presence of a few friends Mr. J. S. Gully, of Doss, La., and Miss Katie B. Rhodes were married Thursday evening at the Hartman house in Farmerville. After the ceremony refreshments were served. May peace, happiness and prosperity attend their pathway through life.
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¢
Special school tax elections were held in the Oakland, the Mt. Union and the Zion Hill districts last Saturday. Upon a canvas of the vote, the supervisors of elections declared the special tax carried in the two former districts, and lost in the last.
Caesar Conquered Britain. Malaria was conquered by Simmons’ Liver Purifier (tin box). Protected from moisture, dust and insects. Clears the complexion, cures constipation and corrects action of the liver. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.
Mr. W. E. Clark, member of the mercantile firm of Clark, Phillips & Co., of Oakland, called at our office Monday. He says Mr. Miles Gathright, one of the oldest citizens of that vicinity died Sunday and was buried Monday with Masonic honors.
Aunt Lucindy always carries Hunt’s Lightning Oil around with her, says it’s fine for swellings, tooth-ache, colic, weak back and back-ache, cuts burns neuralgia, catarrh. Aunt Lucindy has sixty-nine grandchildren and ought to know what she is talking about. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.
In commemoration of the Glorious Fourth, appropriate exercises were held Friday night at the Methodist church Farmerville, which were witnessed by an appreciative audience. The following program, interspersed with music, was rendered: “The Day We Celebrate”, Mr. W. D. Munholland; “The Ideal Citizen”, Judge R. B. Dawkins; “Christian Citizenship”, Rev. B. Wright.
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.
Sheriff Murphy recently located Willie Allen in Tallapoosa Co., Ala., and went out there last week to arrest him, bringing the prisoner back Friday afternoon. Allen is indicted for complicity in the murder of a negro near Moseley’s Bluff in 1896, the same trouble for which Hol Moore is also under arrest. Since he went to Alabama, Allen married and is apparently doing very well. He returned here without demanding requisition papers.
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¢.
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¢.
Reports say that a liquor saloon is now running in full blast, open and above board, at Junction City; that L. L. Lowery has paid the half-year license of $500 to the municipal authorities of Junction, and that he proposes to test in the courts the legality of the police jury’s ordinance fixing the parish license at $4000 annually. Prosecutions should be instituted as speedily as possible, to the end that the ordinance establishing the parish licence should be tested. If illegal, the officers and public should know it; if legal, the violator of the revenue laws should be made to pay for his action.
There was an immense crowd of people at the Ruston Chautauqua last Friday to hear the lecture of ex-Gov. Bob Taylor. His subject was “The Old Plantation,” and the discourse was well enjoyed by the large audience. If the management of the Chautauqua would spend a little money in beautifying the grounds, and lighting them up at night, they would fine it a good investment in the way of drawing a crowd.
If the stomach, liver and bowels fail to perform their functions regularly and naturally, the blood becomes contaminated with impurities, and the whole system is in consequence debilitated. Herbine is remarkable for its efficacy in curing the ailments of summer, and the disorders prevalent during hot weather. Price, 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agt.
A fight occurred in Farmerville Sunday night between two negro lads named Mose Hendricks and Ezzie Russell, which resulted in the former stabbing the latter in the breast, inflicting rather a serious wound. For the offense Mose was fined $5 and cost Tuesday by Mayor Archer.
Attention, Veterans! The committee appointed at the last reunion of the Confederate Veterans of Union Parish are requested to meet in Farmerville on Saturday the 19th inst. at 10 o’clock a.m., for the purpose of fixing a program for the next reunion. The committee consists of S. W. Taylor, R. J. Tabor, W. M. Cole, D. W. Dawson, D. Stein and E. J. Lee. E. J. Lee, Chairman.
Those who live on farms are especially liable to many accidental cuts, burns and bruises which heal rapidly when Ballard’s Snow Liniment is applied. Price, 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agt.
The steamer Robinson came up to Farmerville Tuesday from Monroe, with a full cargo of freight, the greater portion of which was for J. D. Baughman.
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Mrs. B. F. Pleasant is gradually sinking and her family and friends fear that she is at almost death’s door.
James N. Davis, night editor of the Galveston News, and two companions were drowned at Galveston Friday.
Mr. Wilson’s gasoline boat, Palmer, came from Monroe last night. She will make another trip on the present high water.
Heavy rains and cloud bursts visited portions of New York, Idaho, Nebraska and Kansas Sunday, They did much damage.
The local showers that fell last week in different portions of the parish have not done crops much good. The immediate vicinity of Farmerville has not even been blessed with local showers. It is distressingly dry here.
The police jury met Monday in the capacity of a board of assessment reviewers. All the members were present, except Mr. J. B. Clark, who was detained at home on account of a very sick child. His child being better, he came in Tuesday.
The Times Democrat, in criticizing Mr. Polk’s bill to abolish the Railroad Commission, says it has heard no complaints against that body. The Times Democrat must be afflicted with Jack Falstaff’s disease of not listening, his malady of not marking. Possibly the Thunderer will tell us that it has heard nothing against the telephone system here too? It is a marvelous weakness in humanity that as long as its own corns are not trodden upon it has no grievance. Newspapers are very human. – Harlequin.
Herbine clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind, cures headaches, regulates the stomach and bowels, stimulates the liver, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of the health. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agt.
Alfred Simpson from Mosely’s Bluff, Unon Parish, in company with two young hobos, attempted to steal a ride in an empty freight car of the V. S. & P. road last Monday morning. Not being an expert at this kind of business, he fell and was badly injured, a long gash being cut across his head in front, one on his shoulder and he was otherwise bruised and battered. His injuries were pronounced by Dr. DeSeay not dangerous. Poor boy! He said he had no money, and was trying to reach a sister living near Tenaha, Texas. – Ruston Herald.
There is no longer an excuse for anyone to endure the fortune inflicted by piles when Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment will cure them, a remedy so moderate in price and so effective. Price, 50 cents in bottles. Tubes, 75 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agt.
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