From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
November 5, 1902

TAX NOTICE. All taxes are now due; those on personal property are delinquent and those on real estate will be delinquent Dec. 31, 1902. Settle up and save costs.  C. H. MURPHY, Tax Collector Union Parish, La.

W. D. Munholland, Esq., went to Monroe Sunday on business.

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 on each box. 25¢.

Saddles of the old man, courting man, ladies and boys at J. D. Baughman’s. 

Circuit court will convene in Farmerville on Monday, Nov. 17.

All kinds of stoves. Come and examine and get full value for your money. R. HAAS, Agt.

Make your good wife happy by buying a surrey or buggy from J. D. Baughman.

The partition in the King estate was made between the heirs last Friday.

Young man if you want to catch that girl, buy one of Baughman’s courting buggies.

We sell the celebrated Darling Stoves, both Cooking and Heaters and can suit you in price and size. R. HAAS, Agent

Mrs. E. F. Rowlan, of Lapile, Ark.,  is visiting relatives in Union Parish.

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¢.

J. D. Baughman is headquarters for wagons, buggies and surreys. Prices as low as the lowest.

Mr. A. A. Cann, of  Ruston, paid a brief visit to Farmerville last week.

The Moler Barber College, New Orleans, wants men to learn barber trade. Steady practice, qualified teachers, demonstrations, etc. are the advantages. Complete outfit of tools given each graduate, board included catalogue explaining all mailed free.

Ours to offer, yours to choose; so come and examine our stock of buggies and surreys before buying elsewhere. J. D. Baughman.

Messrs. T. J. Freeman and Otis Andres are quite sick at their homes in Marion. Since the above was put in type, we learn that Mr. Freeman died last night.

If you want a neat and substantial set of harness or a man’s or ladies’ saddle, call at J. D. Baughman’s. He has a full and new stock.

STOVES – Just received, a car of stoves, and we are able to sell you a stove as cheap as you can get it at any railroad town.  R. HAAS, Agent.

Miss Gussie Robinson left last Thursday to take a school at Atkins, Bossier Parish.

We think our prices on buggies and surreys are all right, but we may be partial. Ask some one who has bought of us.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

I have gotten my new scales and am still paying the highest cash price for cotton seed delivered at the landing.  JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

Saturday was a legal holiday — All Saints Day — and consequently no business was transacted in court.

Stein says he is in for the skin. Bring your mink, raccoon, otter, opossum, beaver, cow, and horse hides, beeswax, tallow, wool, brass and copper, and he will pay cash price for the same.

On account of last Saturday being a legal holiday, the judicial sales advertised to take place then were postponed.

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¢.

Talk it over with your wife; the “wimmin folks” usually like to ride in surreys and buggies, so come and get her one.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

To persons desiring to hold cotton, I will make liberal cash advances on same stored at a warehouse at reasonable rate of interest.  J. G. TRIMBLE.

Dr. J. M. Mosely and Miss Leila Edwards were married last Wednesday evening at the residence of the bride’s parents in Downsville, Rev. W. H. Ledbetter officiating.

Mrs. R. B. Vinson and daughter, Miss La Lu, left last week for Hope, Ark. Dr. Vinson will remain here a few weeks longer to settle up his business, after which he will join them.

Hunt’s Cure is not a misnomer. It does cure Itch, Ringworm, Eczema, Tetter and all similar skin diseases. A wonderful remedy. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents.

During the past sixty days we have had a perfect rush on job work; but now we are up again in that line. Send us your orders for bill heads, letter heads, envelopes, statements, etc. Our prices are as low as the lowest.

Oft in the stilly night a racking cough doth rob us of that sweet sleep which nature seeks to give. Simmons’ Cough Syrup is an infallible cure; undoubted sleep and pleasant dreams it doth assure. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Miss Reita Hartman has consented to assist Mrs. Hodnett in the Marion Academy until Prof Hodnett becomes strong enough to resume school work. Miss Reita went over to Marion this week.

White’s Cream Vermifuge removes the unhealthy tissue upon which worms thrive; it brings, and quickly, a healthy condition of body, where worms cannot exist. Price, 25 cents. For sale by R. Haas, Agent.

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.

J. Williams Macy. The above character who is the very personification of humor, wit, pathos, song, and oratory will appear in Downsville, Friday night, Nov. 14. For four successive nights last summer Mr. Macy carried the Ruston Chautauqua by storm. Can you afford to miss this display of native genius when brought to your own doors?

Many people are suffering fearfully from indigestion or dyspepsia, when one single bottle of Herbine would bring about a prompt and permanent cure. A few doses will do more for a weak stomach than a prolonged course of any other medicine. Price 50 cents. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

Health Insurance

For all fresh cuts or wounds, either on the human subject or on animals, Ballard’s Snow Liniment is excellent; while for corn-huckers’ sprained wrists, barbed-wire cuts and sores on working horses, it cannot be to highly commended. Price, 25 and 50 cents. For Sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

Sunday near Lapile, Ark., a negro brute named Willis Coleman shot and killed his wife, Annie Coleman, simply because she refused to live with him. The negro woman was running when shot at six times by her husband, two balls taking effect. Annie had been working for Mr. A. C. Gill in Farmerville, and went home last week to see her children.

Never try to coax a cold or cough, use the remedy that unfailingly conquers both. Ballard’s Horehound Syrup is the great specific for all throat and lung trouble. Price, 25 and 50 cents. For sale by R. Haas, Agent.

Dr. W. H. Hamilton will return this week to New Orleans, to resume his studies in the medical department of Tulane University. He has been practicing medicine during the past few months in Meridian settlement.

Herbine sweetens the breath, brightens the eyes and clears the complexion without the slightest ill effects whatever, and insures the natural bloom of heath. Price 50 cents. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

Eld. J. H. Hughes left Monday morning for Magnolia, Ark., where he was summoned to the bedside of his sister who is very ill.

E W Grove

Hurrah for old Union! She has knocked the hopes of the open saloon advocate sky high. Prohibition, peace, quietude, sobriety and good morals gained a signal victory at the polls yesterday.

You’ve got the real thing when you get Hunt’s Lightning Oil for Burns, Bruses, Cuts and Sprains. The most penetrating and healing liniment known. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents.

I have for sale a car of good young mules, suitable for logging and farming purposes.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Rev. Rarnette Wright delivered a very fine lecture on “Temperance” at the Methodist church Sunday night. He showed the evils of the saloon in a wonderfully impressive way, besides discoursing very ably on the benefits of prohibition in a town like Farmerville.

There is a time for all things. The time to take Simmons’ Cough Syrup is when afflicted with Sore Throat, Hoarseness, Coughs or Colds. It is guaranteed to cure you. Price 25 and 50 cents.

There are ninety seven cotton gins in operation in Union Parish. This data was obtained by Mr. W. P. Chandler who was out recently gathering cotton statistics for the United States government. In his rounds he traveled 405 miles, and at time of his visit the ginned of the crop of 1902, 7433 bales of cotton, or about 50 per cent of the crop.

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.

By an overwhelming majority of the people of Union Parish, at the ballot box, have declared that they did not want the open saloon, They are fully as strongly opposed to the “blind tiger” business, and every good citizen in the parish should constitute himself into a committee of one to down the blind tiger operator. If laws could be enacted to prevent saloon men in other sections from exporting their liquors in wholesale quantities, we might then have full and complete prohibition.

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.


A refreshing shower of rain fell Tuesday night which seemed a veritable god-send as we have had to do without rain for such a long time. This much needed “wetness” evidently affected the election for almost everyone voted “dry”.

Attorney R. Roberts went to Ruston and other points this week. He goes to plead his own case before the court of —. Well, possibly we would better wait and tell later when he gains final judgement.

Mr. C. C. Johnson, a prosperous farmer of Morehouse Parish, and Mrs. Doshia Shaw, of Farmerville, were married yesterday evening in this town.

None of the precincts gave the liquor advocates a “goose egg” at yesterday’s election, but O’Possum Walk, Ebenezer, Mt. Ararat and Bernice came mighty near “doing them up brown.” At each of those precincts the saloon advocates only got one vote each.

Evidently the whiskey men of Union Parish are practically all disenfranchised. At any rate, but few voted for the sale of intoxicating  liquors at the election yesterday.


The board of directors of the Camie, Cecil & Fa(?) Telephone Co. met in Farmerville, La. pursuant to the call of O. O. Clark, vice president, and W. F. Stripling, secretary and manager, for the purpose of electing a president in place of J. W. Loper, deceased. On motion and second J. D. Baughman was elected president; J. E. Shaver, secretary and general manager; W. F. Stripling, treasurer. The following members were appointed as board of directors: J. D. Baughman, O. O. Clark, J. E. Shaver, W. F. Striplin, C. H. Murphy, J. G. Trimble. The Secretary was then ordered to procure blanks for the purpose of issuing shares. There being no other business the meeting closed until the second Tuesday in January, 1903.

J. D. Baughman, President.

W. F. Stripling, Sec. and Manager.


Sloan's Liniment


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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