From Farmerville


The Gazette
August 27, 1902

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.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Archer Sunday night, a boy.

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.

Willie, little son of Mrs. Doshia Shaw, is dangerously ill.

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

Mrs. C. C. Defee has returned to her home in Fort Worth, Tex.

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. Laurence Cook is spending a few days in Farmerville.

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.

Read estray notice by N. W. Nelson in another column.

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.

Rabbi Heinberg, of Monroe, was in Farmerville Sunday and Monday.

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. W. L. Trimble, merchant of Crowley, La., is visiting in Farmerville.

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.

Mr. Robert E. Lee and child, of Argenta, Ark., are visiting relatives in Union Parish.

E W Grove

After a week of awfully hot weather, there was a slightly cooler change Monday morning.

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 grand jury adjourned last Saturday afternoon. They returned 30 bills of indictment.

All parties wanting to make a deal on cotton seed will find me in town, or write me at Conway.  John Ballard

Died, at Swartz, La., August 23rd, 1902, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Spencer. Aged 3 months.

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 Vermifuge. Price 25 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Mr. Abe Stein left last Thursday for Texarkana, after spending a few days with relatives and friends in Farmerville.

500 tons of cotton seed wanted, for which I will pay the highest market price.  John Ballard, Agt. Union Oil Mill.

After several weeks visit with relatives in Farmerville and Bernice. Mr. Dave Mayer has returned to his home in Coushatta.

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.

After several days visit in Farmerville, Mrs. Eugene Stern and children left last Friday for their home in St. Louis. Miss Carrie _____ accompanied them as far as ______.

Mr. A. J. Mashaw’s many friends in Union Parish will be pleased to learn that his health is being greatly improved by his stay at Hot Springs.

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 proposed constitutional amendments, to be submitted to the voters of Louisiana at the November election, occupy a good portion of our space this week, crowding out much other matter. But they had to be published. The law requires that they be advertised for sixty days prior to the election; and the money they bring to our purse makes us perfectly willing to meet that requirement.

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 board of directors of the Union Parish Fair Association met in Farmerville Saturday afternoon, and selected Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 7th and 8th, as the days for holding the next fair. The following committees were appointed: On arrangements – Edward Everett, W. J. Turnage, W. A. Perryman, J. M. Underwood, Jr., J. B. Covington, J. D. Baughman, C. H. Jamesonn and J. G. Trimble; committee to solicit subscription from police jury – M. J. Pearson, J. M.Underwood, Jr., W. J. Turnage and Edward Everett. Sealed bids for exclusive privilege of selling lunch and cold drinks on the fair grounds will be received by committee of arrangements at their meeting on Sept. 6 at 10 o’clock a. m. Right reserved to reject any and all bids.

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.

Scotts Emulsion

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¢.

Don’t fail to go to your voting place to-morrow and cast your ballot for Hon. Joseph E. Ransdell as his own successor in congress. He has represented the interests of the fifth congressional district of Louisiana in the house of representatives faithfully and well and hence is entitled to your vote. That he will be nominated and elected there is not doubt.

Constipation, impaired digestion and a torpid liver, are the most common ailments that are responsible for that tired, listless, tagged-out feeling that makes 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.

There were ten applicants for teacher’s certificates before the examining board last Wednesday and Thursday, all of whom passed except two darkies. Mrs. Orr was awarded a second grade certificate and Miss Roberts, Mr. Louis Pace, Hattie McGraw, H. W. Thompson, J. C. Randall, J. C. Ellis and E. J. Sims third grade certificates.

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 Sunday Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Haas invited a few friends to their home to witness the Jewish rite of circumcision on their infant son. Rabbi I. Heinberg, of Monroe, performed the ceremony, after which the guests were treated to nice refreshments for the “inner man.”

Plump cheeks, flushed with the soft glow of health, and a pure complexion make all women beautiful. Herbine imparts strength and vitality to the system, and the rosy hue of health to the cheeks. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.

Wednesday morning news was received over the telephone to the effect that Mr. E. B. Windes died at Monticello at 5 o’clock. Mr. Windes was reared in Union Parish, and married Miss Metta Underwood, daughter of J. M. Underwood, Sr.

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.

Misses Ethel and Gussie Robinson arrived in Farmerville Saturday afternoon. They are guests of their uncle, Mr. Edward Everett.

Get you prize horse, mule, cow or hog ready for the October fair. Ladies can prepare fancy work and canned goods for the occasion.

ESTRAY NOTICE.  I took up on August 9th, at the residence of G. W. Nelson on Cornie, south of Junction – One bay mare, medium size about 10 years old; has white right fore and hind foot, star in face and branded “DE” on left hip. If owner does not call for same in 30 days from date it will be sold to pay costs. H. W. Nelson, Junction, Ark.

Politics appear to be sadly on the wane even in Louisiana’s political metropolis – Baton Rouge. The Adyocate  of that city says: “The new registration for the November election amounts almost to nil, and yet we are to elect Congressmen and a Railroad Commissioner, and vote upon six constitutional amendments.”

While playing, the little three year old son of Mr. Ben Pardue, of Downsville, fell and broke his arm Sunday.

Mr. S. C. Trimble and family came in Tuesday afternoon from Hillsboro, Tex., to visit relatives and friends in Union Parish.


Rev. A. P. Finley, a consecrated , gifted and enthusiastic young minister of Texas, will hold a meeting for Rev. Barnette Wright at Marion, beginning the fifth Sunday in this month. Mr. Finley is a revivalist of some notoriety, and the Marion people may expect a gracious revival. Large congregations are expected to attend these services. Mr. Finley will also hold a meeting at Downsville beginning the first Sunday in September.  Barnette Wright.



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