From Farmerville


The Gazette
August 6, 1902

Mr. A. L. Stancil went to Monroe on business.

Mistakes Are Costly. You can make no mistake by using Hunt’s Cure for Itch, tetter, ringworm and itching piles. No cure – no pay. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Judge R. B. Dawkins went to Ruston, where he is now holding court.

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.

We Tell No Secrets.  It is an open secret that Hunt’s Lightning Oil cures everything except broken hearts and softening of the brain. 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Dr. R. B. Vinson and Mr. W. J. Atkinson went to Monroe Friday on business.

Open Your Mouth and swallow one. Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets combine all the qualities of the best liquid chill tonics. Dose always ready. No cure – no pay. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

A cottage in Ruston, occupied by Mrs. Pickerson, was destroyed by fire Friday night.

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

Miss Mattie Honeycutt, is out from Itasca, Texas, on a visit to relatives in Union Parish.

A Parlous Leap From Pike’s Peak, 14,184 feet, will not cure softening of the brain, but a 25 cent box of Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets will cure chills. No cure — no pay. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Mr. H. Ludwig returned home Saturday, after an absence of several days in West Monroe.

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¢

These and indeed dull times in this neck-o’-the-woods, both in a business way and in a matter of news items.

Repent Your Sins and Use Hunt’s Lightning Oil for all pains, catarrh, neuralgia, rheumatism, cuts, burns, colic and diarrhea. Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded. 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

We learn that Eld. J. H. Hughes, pastor of the Farmerville Baptist church, is quite sick in Arcadia.

E W Grove

The people of Monroe are talking about building electric railroads into the territory adjacent to their city.

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

The household of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lee Hester, of Downsville, was recently brightened by the arrival of a fourteen pound boy.

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.

Downville’s new two-story school building will soon be painted. This will add very materially to the beauty of the structure.

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 Camie, Cecil & Fay Telephone Co. is having polls placed around town preparatory to putting in a general telephone system.

Stein says he can sell cheaper than anybody. He buys for cash, fifty cents on the dollar; and sells the same in proportion. Bring your beeswax, tallow, hides, brass, copper, chickens and eggs. He pays you cash.

District Attorney Preaus left Saturday for Ruston to pay his ?????????????.

Monday was the hottest day of the summer in Farmerville. Thermometer registered 98 degrees in the shade.

Mrs. J. M. Wallace and children, after a stay of several weeks in Farmerville, left Monday for their home in Shreveport.

Mr. J. M. Dawkins, a prominent planter of Meridian settlement, was a pleasant caller at our office Saturday. He says crops are just fine enough in his section, and the farmers are all happy.

Piles are not only in and of themselves very painful and annoying, but often greatly aggravate and even cause other grave and painful affections, and should therefore not be neglected. Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment is a great boon to sufferers as it will cure them. Price 50 cents in bottles. Tubes 75 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Farmers in the eighth ward, especially in the vicinity of Bernice, have fine corn crops this year. Cotton is also looking well, though a little too much rain has fallen for the latter crop.

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¢.

Mrs. Eugene Stern and three children, of St. Louis, are visiting relatives and friends in Farmerville. They are guests of Mr. I. Shuster and family. They were met in Monroe by Mr. S. W. Shuster.

Constipation, impaired digestion and a torpid liver, are the most common ailments that are responsible for that tired, listless, staggedout feeling that make the summer a dreaded period to so many people. Herbine will cure constipation, it improves the digestion and arouses the liver to normal activity. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Health Insurance

There are six persons now confined in the parish jail – four white and two colored. Of the whites, two are awaiting trial for murder, one for manslaughter, and the other is serving out a whiskey sentence. Of the negroes, one is  indicted for shooting with intent to kill and the other is charged with trading off a horse, the property of another.

Miss Donie Laupheimer has been dangerously ill during the past few days, but we are pleased to report that she is convalescent.

We learn the condition of Mrs. B. F. Pleasant, who has been seriously ill for the past several weeks, is practically unchanged.

Mrs. J. K. Atkinson and one of  Mr. S. B. Wallace’s children are on the sick list this week.

Mr. M. W. Wilson is again confined to his bed with fever. This is his third attack during the past few months.

Deputy Sheriff Taylor left yesterday for Little Rock, to get a man named Dawson, who has just served out a sentence int he Arkansas pen. He is wanted here for the offense of horse stealing.

Mr. J. J. Slade, of Oakland vicinity, sent the The Gazette yesterday a fine twin watermelon which weighed 55 pounds. Both the melons were well shaped, and strongly grown together.

A Monroe special to the Shreveport Times of Tuesday says Mr. Jacob Marx uses to reside in Farmerville, where he did a large mercantile business.

New Orleans and Monroe mail again failed to reach Farmerville yesterday. There seems to be gross frequent carelessness among some of the postal officials.

N. C. Marsh, Esq., a prominent lawyer of El Dorado, Ark., and also editor of the Tribune, was in Farmerville yesterday on legal business.

Mrs. Vincy Defee and Mrs. C. C. Defee, of Fort Worth, Tex., are visiting relatives and friends in Union Parish – their old home.

Mr. Ed. Ferry, a popular New Orleans drummer, is interviewing the merchants of Union Parish on the subject of dry goods.

Miss Lillian Donley was bitten yesterday by a snake. Antidotes were promptly administered to her and she is now all right.

Dr. W. B. Scaife, a prominent physician and druggist of Homer, died last Thursday after a lingering illness.

Mr. Abe Stein came in Tuesday afternoon from Texarkana to spend a few days with his home folks.

Mr. C. A. Schoonover, of the Summit Lumber Co., was in Farmerville Tuesday on business.

Sheriff C. H. Murphy went to Randolph Saturday on business.

Capt. H. W. McLeod, of Ruston, is in Farmerville to-day.

Card of Thanks. I take this method of thanking the people for their kind hospitality in purchasing me an invalid’s chair. Dollie Kyle.

The congressional primary election in this district is to be held on the 28th of this month. The parish executive committee ought to meet at once and select commissioners.

Senator Platt says that Roosevelt will have a solid New York delegation at the Republican national convention in 1904. Platt is evidently predicting a long ways ahead.

While boring for oil int he fields west of Rome, Ga., petroleum was found at a depth of 850 feet. The well has a capacity of sixty barrels per day.

Extreme hot weather is a great tax upon the  digestive power of babies; when puny and feeble they should be given a dose of White’s Cream Vermiluge. Price 25 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

STRAYED – On the 19th inst., on bay mare mule, about 12 or 14 years old, about 14 hands high, a kind of strawberry colored face. Information leading to recovery of same will be properly rewarded.  L. W. Tinsley, Simsboro, La.

An election on the liquor license question will be held on Tuesday, September 30th, in Caldwell Parish.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

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