From Farmerville


The Gazette
August 20, 1902

F. E. Mayo, headquarters for Ice Drinks.

Last Thursday Mrs. Kate Gilbert and daughter returned from Monroe.

Are coming to court? Then call on F. E. Mayo for Ice Cold Drinks.

Read the proceedings of the parish democratic executive committee.

For bargains call at J. D. Baughman’s store on Wednesday of each week, and be surprised.

The examination of school teachers takes place in Farmerville today and tomorrow.

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.

Mr. W. T. Hay, a prominent citizen of the second ward, gave us a pleasant call Saturday.

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 large throng of people came to town Monday to attend court and look after other business.

I have on had for sale cheap–a splendid lot of horses, mules and oxen. See me before buying.  A.  C. Gill.

Mrs. L. E. Thomas, of Shreveport, spent a couple days of last week with friends in Farmerville. She was the guest of Mr. Edward Everett’s family.

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.

Mr. M. Feazel says the cotton picking brigade started to gathering the staple in his section in dead earnest Monday.

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.

Last week sufficient funds were subscribed to practically assure the holding of a fair in Union Parish this fall.

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

Many farmers complain that the cotton yield has been materially lessened by “rust,” which has attacked the plant.

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. and Mrs. W. E. Dean and little child, Isabelle, are visiting in Farmerville. They are guests of the Trimble family.

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.

Monday the weather clerk gave me slightly cooler weather. The heat of the three previous days was almost unendurable.

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¢

Mr. E. J. Haas was all smiles last Thursday. Cause — Arrival of a new boy into his household. Mother and child are both doing well.

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.

Gov. Heard has appointed Mr. E. J. Lee clerk of registration in Union Parish. Mr. Lee has his quarters in the assessor’s office in Farmerville.

E W Grove

Messrs. Allen Barkdale and C. B. Roberts, of Ruston, and W. R. Roberts, of Bernice, are the visiting attorneys in attendance upon court this week.

Two bales of new cotton raised in Union Parish this years were sold Thursday in Bernice for 10.05 cents per pound. They were raised by Mr. J. C. Rockett and Mr. Reeves and sold to Mr. Green, a cotton buyer.

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.

Mr. J. M. Murphy says that a successful Baptist protracted meeting was closed Sunday at Spearsville. There were 19 converts received by baptism. Elder T. N. Rhymes, of Ruston, conducted the meeting.

I will have beef on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at my shop in front of Dr. Jameson’s office. All parties desiring beef will please call for same, as none will be delivered at residences expect upon special arrangements. C. D. Covington.

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.


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¢.

W. H. Huston, a horse trader, was found Saturday near Shreveport, sorely wounded. He tells a strange story. He says he married a girl in Coushatta against her father’s wishes, and that the irate parent shot him. Notwithstanding a pistol ball pierced his body, entering the back and coming out near the left nipple. Huston claims to have ridden 42 miles in his bleeding and weakened condition, to escape the wrath of his indignant father-in-law. The Shreveport police rather discredited his story.

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.

Elder J. H. Hughes returned home Friday from Arcadia, where he was confined to his bed for several days with fever. He is yet very weak and unable to be out.

For bargains in shoes, hats, dry goods, notions, clothing, hardware and groceries, call to see J. D. Baughman on Wednesday of each week, beginning September 3rd, and continuing until January 1st, 1903.

Remember that Thursday, Aug. 28th, is the date fixed for the congressional primary election. Don’t fail to go to the polls and cast your vote for Hon. Jos. E. Ransdell.

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¢.

After several days’ visit with relatives and friends in Farmerville, Mr. Jonas Selig left Saturday for his home in Camden, Ark.

Mrs. J. O. Hodnett and children, accompanied by Mr. S. A. Graves, went to Bernice Tuesday.

President J. J. Hill, of the Great Northern railroad, who recently made a tour of the wheat fields of the northwest, says there will be a very good average wheat crop–that it will be much larger than for the past several years.

The city council of Ruston has decided to expend $10,000 more in improvements on its electric light plant. In its present condition it is entirely inadequate to the necessities of the city.

The Boer generals, De Wet, Delary and Botha, were accorded a cordial reception upon their arrival in England. It was almost equivalent to an ovation in London.

It has been seven years since the swamps on the west side of the Mississippi were overflowed. As a result deer are more plentiful, and wolves are becoming numerous and are depredating on calves, pigs and goats. The deer are being hunted, pursued and killed in great numbers; but the wolf, hard to trap and too cautious to take poisoned meats, is rapidly increasing and stock raising in the swamps is getting extra hazardous. — Mer Roughe Democrat.

Experts advance the opinion that the Welsh oil field will yet prove the greatest in this country.

Several persons in Robeline were recently victimized by a man representing himself to be a watch repairer. After gathering up several valuable timepieces, the stranger left for parts unknown, leaving behind him a number of sadder but wises men.

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 agent of the American express company was robbed Saturday night at Fordsville, Ky., of a package supposed to contain $28,000. There are some peculiar circumstances connected with the robbery, and the express agent J. C. Schlitzbaum as well as the sender of the package J. H. Boatner were both placed under arrest.

Health Insurance

In Boston one man was fined $10 for kicking his horse another man was fined $5 for kicking his wife. That ratio would be strange if found anywhere else than in Boston. –Atlanta Constitution.  The ratio was doubtless based upon the proportionate sizes of the objects kicked. Isn’t a horse at least twice as large in avoirdupois as the average wife? This is the only explanation we can offer for the Boston “ratio”.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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