From Farmerville


cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
August 13, 1902

Rev. B. Wright has moved to Marion.

Mr. J. D. Fenton went to Monroe the first of this week.

J. D. Baughman has a nice stock of fine saddles, which he is selling at lowest prices.

Mr. Albert Hester, of Junction City, was in Farmerville Monday.

A large assortment of gents’ hats – latest styles – received by J. D. Baughman.

Mr. Herbert Sanders, of Swartz, spent a couple of days of this week in Farmerville.

Mr. Herbert Sanders, of Swartz, spent a couple of days of this week in Farmerville.

Many farmers are complaining of rust among their cotton. There will be a big crop raised all the same.

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.

A few days ago a young girl baby arrived in the family circle of Dr. and Mrs. J. P. Powell, of Marion.

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.

Miss Alice McLeod, of Ruston, is visiting in Farmerville. She is the guest of her friend Miss Corrie Dawkins.

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

Mr. J. W. Kelly has been appointed postmaster at Randolph, this parish, vice Geo. W. James, resigned.

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.

Judge R. B. Dawkins and District Attorney F. F. Preaus returned home Sunday, after a week’s session of court at Ruston.

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¢

Farmerville’s population was increased by one last Friday. A fine boy made his advent into the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Turnage.

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.

Mrs. A. Dodd left Thursday for Pecan Point, La., after a visit of several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Anderson, in Farmerville.

E W Grove

There has been scarcely two weeks at a time during the past year that Bayou D’Arbonne has not been navigable for the small boats

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.

Misses Tiney Brothers, Avva Gill and Nora Sandy, accompanied by Mr. M. B. Gill, came over from Ruston Sunday to visit friends in Farmerville.

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.

Mr. J. S. Farrar brought to our office Friday the first open boll of cotton we have seen this summer. It is of the Russell big boll variety; and yields considerably more than the average cotton per acre, besides picking easier.

I will soon receive a shipment of buggies and surreys. Those expecting to buy anything in this line will do well to wait and see my vehicles and get prices.  J. D. Baughman.

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.

Policeman Biggar shot and killed a negro named Henry Anderson in Monroe last Tuesday. The officer was trying to arrest the darky at the time of the killing.

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.

Mr. Preaus informs us that the recent Lincoln Parish grand jury got after the blind tiger people quite lively. The body found 12 bills of indictment for illicit liquor selling.

For mosquito bites, bites or stings of insects, animals or reptiles, apply Ballard’s Snow Liniment. It counteracts the poison in the wound, subdues the inflammation and heals the flesh. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

District court will convene in Farmerville next Monday, at which time a new grand jury will be empaneled. The services of the petit jury will be brought into use the following Monday.

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¢.

While in Arkansas last week for the purpose of getting Dawson, who is charged with horse stealing, from the penitentiary authorities, Deputy Sheriff Taylor also captured a negro named Cal Holiday, who stands indicted for breaking into Mr. J. H. Roark’s store at Marion about six years ago. Dawson and Holiday are now both in jail here.

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.

Last Thursday morning while Sheriff Murphy was having water carried up into the jail, a negro prisoner named Frank Benton made his escape. As soon as Mr. Murphy learned that his “bird” had flown, he started several deputies in pursuit. He was captured Thursday night near Oakland, and is now safely in jail. He would not surrender to the officers, however, until after he had been peppered in the back with small shot.


Reliable Cotton Statistics. Mr. Conway, of the Washington census bureau, was in Farmerville last Friday afternoon, and gave The Gazette a pleasant call. He has been sent out by the census bureau for the purpose of selecting a suitable man to represent each parish and county in the cotton belt in getting up reliable statistics regarding the cotton yield , for use in making up the government cotton report. Mr. Conway informs us that it is the purpose for the reporter in each parish to visit every cotton gin in the parish during a week and to ascertain the exact number of bales of cotton ginned and the probable amount to be ginned, and to report it to the statistician at Washington. There visits will be made three times during the ginning season – in October, in December, and probably in February. Under this plan, if each local representative is careful and observing, a very accurate estimate of the cotton yield will be obtained.

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¢.

For digestive weakness, nervousness, pains in the side, flatulence, dizziness, wakefulness, headache and other annoying accompaniments of costiveness, Herbine is a prompt and unequaled remedy. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

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.

We take pleasure in directing attention to the new advertisement of Everett Institute, Spearsville, La., Prof. Stone, the principal, is a successful educator of wide experience; and with his able assistants will give the patrons of Everett Institute a very satisfactory session.

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.

On the 5th inst, the town of Washington, La., was visited by a disastrous fire, entailing a loss of $100,000. The drug store of Lynch Bros. was burned. They are sons of Mr. J. B. Lynch of Union Parish. We hope their loss was protected by insurance.

All communications must give the author’s name if they are published. Our friends should remember this. Names will be withheld from the public if desired.

Last Wednesday Mr. Posie Burnham, of Arcadia, and Miss Eva Busby, of Bernice vicinity, were married at the residence of the bride’s mother.

Staves. I will pay the highest market prices for good staves of all kinds delivered on the D’Arbonne, Cornie or the River. Staves should be made and trimmed with care. They should be laid of 2 by 6 inches to allow for shrinking and should be clear of knots, wormholes and catfaces. An allowance of two inches should be made for crooked sawing. C. L. Gunby, West Monroe.

WARNING NOTICE.  All persons are hereby warned not to trespass on any of our property in Union Parish, La. We will prosecute all trespassers to the fullest extent of the law, under the recent act of the legislature. Keep off of our lands and let our timber alone.  Howcott Land Co., Ltd. W. H. Howcott.

STRAY HORSE TAKEN UP. On August 12th I took up at my residence in Lillie, La., 1 black horse about 9 years old and 14 hands high, right hind foot white, small white blaze running from top of forehead to near tip of nose, branded “B” on left shoulder. Unless owner calls for this horse in 30 days, and pays charges, he will be sold at public auction to pay costs.  B. F. Post, Lillie, La.  August 13, 1902.

A negro youth, names Henry Denton, aged 17 years, was lynched Thursday at Homer for criminally assaulting little Lottie, the four-year-old daughter of Mr. D. W. Fortson.

Read estray ad by B. F. Post, if you or any of your friends have lost a horse.

Mr. Willie Barnes is laid up with fever.


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

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