From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
November 19, 1902

Read ad of stray mare in another column.

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.

Attorney W. W. Munholland returned Monday from Monroe.

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

District court next week–at least that is the time foxed for it.

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

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.

Judge W. R. Roberts, of Bernice, was on our streets Monday.

D. Stein is paying the highest market price for eggs, and will take all you have.

Don’t forget that you will get a crayon portrait for every $15.00 worth of goods you buy at my store.  W. J. TURNAGE.

Capt. L. Brunner is spending a few days with relatives and friends in Farmerville.

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.

Just think of it! Two bottles of good 6 oz snuff at my store for only 25 cents. Come before the snuff is gone.  W. J. Turnage

We are glad to state that little Mildred Haas, who has been quite sick, is improving.

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¢.

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.

After a brief visit with relatives in this parish, Mrs. Mary Callaway left Tuesday morning.

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.

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.

Several people from Union Parish attended the Ringling Bros. show at Monroe Friday.

I have a full line of fruits, cakes, candies, and everything else kept in a first class grocery. Come and see me. F. E. Mayo.

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. Colvin, mother of Mr. E. C. Colvin, is reported seriously ill at her home near Bernice.

They never did fall; they never will fall. What? Cheathams Laxative Tablets – to cure a cold at once. Carry them in your vest pocket, always ready. Guaranteed. Price 25 cents.

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.

Monday morning, pursuant to a order from Judge Pugh, Sheriff Murphy adjourned court of appeals until Wednesday, the 26th inst.

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.

All parties indebted to me, on past due notes or account, are urged to pay up now. Don’t wait for me to send a collector to you, or place claims in the hands of a lawyer.  J. G. TRIMBLE.

A large house greeted Macy in his lecture at Downsville Friday night, and were well pleased with the literary treat. Several citizens from our town wen over.

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.

The weather the first two days of this week looked as if the Weather Clerk had at last awakened to the fact that the season fall and winter is upon us.

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.

The Downsville correspondent of the Shreveport Times says: We are informed that Mr. Sam Jones, who recently went to Nashville to attend a medical school, has returned on account of failing health.

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.

There is rumor of the formation of a big newspaper trust for the purpose of controlling news everywhere. The trust possibly has gotten its fingers on the news of this section, for but little is turned loose to the public ear.

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¢.


Under the auspices of the Farmerville High School, an entertainment will be given at the Knights of Pythias Hall next Friday night in Farmerville, the proceeds to go for the benefit of a school library. The program is as follows:

Recitation – “Books” – Minnie Preaus.

Recitation – “A Small Boy in the Dime Museum” – Mable Gilbert

Address – Schools that are and schools that ought to be.” – C. H. Jameson.

Address – “Sweet Memories” – J. H. Anderson.

Recitation – “A Secret” – Gladys Baughman.

Recitation – “Education to a Purpose” – Ellen Haas.

Concluded with a banquet, at which refreshments both for the inner and intellectual man will be dispensed.

A small admission of 25 cents will be charged. As it is for a good cause, the public should liberally patronize the entertainment.



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.

Miss Ethel Williams, daughter of Mr. J. W. Williams, clerk of court of Lincoln Parish, and Mr. J. M. McCarty, of Ruston, were married last Wednesday.

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.

Read the advertisement of J. G. Trimble in another column. If you want genuine bargains in quantity lots of general merchandise, see him quick.

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.

The Haas Mercantile Co. stock of general merchandise was sold at sheriff sale last Saturday. J. G. Trimble became the purchaser for $300.

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.

We are pleased to note that Col. R. G. Pleasant, of our town, has been elected city attorney of Shreveport.

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.

Mr. Wm. Pearson, one of the old settlers of Union Parish, has been lying at death’s door for the past several week’s.

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.

Messrs. Jacob Haas and J. D. Fenton went to Monroe Sunday on business pending before the bankruptcy court.

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

Dr. S. A. Steele, the popular platform orator, was billed for a lecture at Bernice last evening.

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.

Senator Hanna has denied the report that he will go out of politics. He plays too successful a hand in it to quit the game.

Saddles for the old man, courting man, ladies and boys at J. D. BAUGHMAN’S.

Mr. Wm. P. Otts, president of the Homer National Bank, died last Wednesday after an illness of two weeks. He passed his 87th birthday last September.

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

Monday morning at four o’clock a fire broke out in the depot of the Southern Railway at Pell City, Ala., which was followed by a terrific explosion, resulting in two persons being killed and ten others injured.

An ambitious young man from Arkansas wrote in his examination paper at the county institute: “There is no such word as “fale” in the bright lexicon of youth.” The examiner told him he was right, and still he is wondering why he did not get his certificate.  – Shreveport Journal.

Prof. Pfluger, of the University of Bonn,  in a lecture at Vienna, Austria, asserts that the longevity of life is steadily increasing.

Remember that I have a big quantity of Texas red rust proof seed oats for sale at close prices.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. F. B. Ludeling, a prominent planter of Ouachita Parish, died this week at Hot Springs, Ark., where he had gone for medical treatment.

Col. David B. Penn, who was elected lieutenant governor of Louisiana on the John McHenry ticket in 1874, died last week in New Orleans.

Quite a sensation was created in Monroe Monday by the horsewhipping of J. R. Petagna at the hands of W. H. and R. P. Milling, for an insult he had offered their sister.

Saturday afternoon Mr. D. N. Kennedy brought to our office two very fine sweet potatoes. The largest one weighed 8 3/4 pounds. Verily Union is the banner parish of Louisiana, taking health, climate, water and her varied assortment of excellent agricultural products into consideration.

E W Grove

Last week we reproduced an excellent article, headed “It has outlived its usefulness,” from the Lafayette Gazette. We commented thereon, fully endorsing Bro. Mouton’s views. But, we failed to give the Lafayette Gazette credit for its able production, and now we make this amende honorable in justice to Bro. Mouton.

There are thousands of people, suffering untold tortures from piles, because of the popular impression that they cannot be cured. Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment will cure them and the patient will remain cured. Price, 50 cents in bottles. Tubes, 75 cents. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

Hon. W. P. Guines, mayor of Pollock and former member of the Louisiana legislature, was shot at twice last Thursday by John F. Ellington, a liveryman, who then shot and killed John E. Guines, a son of the mayor. The killing created intense excitement. It was witnessed by several of the Guines family. The trouble grew out of Ellington driving a team into a vehicle in which Guines was riding.


J G Trimble


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.



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