From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
November 26, 1902

Mrs. Ella Cook visited relatives in Bernice last week.

Henderson Bros. are making some close prices on merchandise now.

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

Mr. L. C. Lupo and family moved last week to Lincoln Parish.

Please your wife by going to Henderson Bros. for a good barrel of flour. They have it.

Public ferries of Union Parish will be leased next Monday. Let all bidders be on hand.

Henderson Bros. of Bernice have the best suits and overcoats to be shown in North Louisiana.

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

The police jury will hold its last regular session of 1902 next week, beginning Monday.

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

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

It rained Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Tuesday it cleared up and cooler weather followed.

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.

To-morrow is National Thanksgiving Day. Many a turkey gobbler doubtless realized that fact in ample time.

Buy your candies, nuts, fancy and staple groceries from Bill Barnes. He has a nice and complete assortment of new goods in those lines.

We make no mistake when we say Henderson Bros. at Bernice have the best stock of high-class merchandise to be found anywhere in this section.

Mr. Morris G. Jarmon and family moved last week from D’Arbonne vicinity to the Marion neighborhood.

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.

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.

Prof. J. O. Hodnett left Monday morning for New Orleans to attend the meeting of the superintendents. of the school board.

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.

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.

Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Thomas, of Shreveport, passed through Farmerville Sunday en route to Marion, to visit Mr. Thomas’ parents.

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.

A negro named George Thompson was arrested in Junction City last week for raising cotton weights on storage receipts. He victimized merchants both at Junction and Bernice. He confessed his guilt and refunded part of his ill-gotten gains.

Mr. C. C. Dozier presented us Tuesday with some very fine fall grown Irish potatoes and turnips, for which we return thanks. No better crop can be grown than fall Irish potatoes.

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.

Account State Teachers’ Meeting at Baton Rouge, La., December 29 to 31, the St, L., I. M. & S. Ry. will sell tickets for the round trip at one and one-third fare, on sale December 28 and 29, final limit January 2.

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.

Mr. Sam Blum, formerly a resident of Farmerville, died last week in South Louisiana, after a brief illness. Some six or seven years ago the deceased killed his brother-in-law, Mr. Simon Stein, in Monroe, and after one or two mistrials, the case has since hung fire.

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¢.

Messrs. F. F. Preus, W. D. Munholland and J. H. Anderson went to Ruston yesterday to present to the appellate court the cases pending before that tribunal from this parish. Judges Pugh and Gray did not have time to come to Farmerville, and hence the above attorneys went to Ruston, where the circuit court is in session, to argue their cases.

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.

Maj. J. G. Lee, commissioner of agriculture and immigration, has favored The Gazette office with a pamphlet containing a list of lands in Louisiana offered for sale. This pamphlet will be distributed in the North and West, and will doubtless be instrumental in attracting a number of desirable immigrants to Louisiana to assist in cultivating our idle lands and otherwise developing Louisiana’s resources.

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.

District court was called to order Monday, when Judge Dawkins rendered judgment for $83 in favor of plaintiff in suit of James S. Slawson vs. Jerome Bennett. This was an action for damages against  Bennett for shooting and killing cattle belonging to Slawson. Hon. F. F. Preaus, special judge, rendered judgment in suit of V. S. & P. Railroad vs. J. D. Smith decreeing plaintiff the owner of the land in controversy. Court then adjourned until Friday.

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¢.


Last Friday evening the Farmerville High School gave an interesting entertainment at the Knights of Pythias Hall. A large audience was entertained with the following programme:–

Recitation — “Books”  — Minnie Preaus.

Recitation — “A Small Boy in the Dime Museum”  — Mabel 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.

After these exercises every one took part in a most enjoyable banquet. The following toasts were made:

“The Banquet” — R. Roberts.

“Our schools” — R. Haas.

“Education a Privilege” — W. D. Munholland.

“Farewell” – John Roaten.

The proceeds of the entertainment will be used in getting up a library for the school. About $25.00 were taken in.

The able teachers Mr. Roaten and Miss Cook are to be congratulated upon the success of the entertainment and banquet.


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.

The Farmerville Brass Band reorganized last night with eleven members, and with the prospect of two or three more. Several new instruments will be ordered, and the band put upon a more substantial basis than heretofore.

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

Two gasoline boats, the Freddie Wall and the Palmer, were at Farmerville landing Tuesday. Farmerville merchants have been fortunate this year in being able to get freight up by boat most every month.

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.

Mr. McShane, of Omaha, Neb., son of the chief promoter of Farmerville’s proposed railroad, is here assisting Mr. Brown in getting up data in connection with the enterprise.

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

Cotton went up several points recently. Monday middling in New Orleans was quoted at 8 cents per pound, a rise of 3/8 from the lowest.


We regret to learn that Mr. Armond Murphy, son of Dr. W.  C. Murphy, is seriously ill at the residence of Dr. Harrell in Spearsville.

New to Succeed in Business. Keep your liver in good condition by using Simmons Liver Purifier (tin box). It corrects constipation, cures Indigestion, Billiousness, stops Headache, get your heart in the right place so you can smile at your neighbor. 

Thomas O. Planche, a lawyer of Marksville, shot and killed Rismore L. Borbin Monday morning. The trouble arose out of a quarrel.

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.

The President’s message is almost ready for congress. He wishes to consult some of the leaders in congress on the trusts and tariff question before finishing the document.

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.

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.

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

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

The receipts of the Catholic Fair which closed in Monroe last Saturday amounted to $1555.

E W Grove

Judge Hall has ordered Receiver R. B. Blanks to sell the waterworks and electric light plant of Monroe at public auction after due advertisement.

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.

Gompers was easily elected president of the American Federation of Labor at its recent session in New Orleans. The next meeting will be held in Boston.

J G Trimble

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.



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