From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
December 3, 1902

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.

Mrs. Lou Jameson left Monday for Bernice to visit Mrs. S. C. Selig.

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

Miss Carrie Shuster left Monday for St. Louis to visit relatives in that city.

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

If your poll tax isn’t paid by Decemeber 31st, you will lose your vote for the next two years.

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

Parties wanting to buy cotton seed meal and hulls will do well to call on me.  JOHN BALLARD, Agent Union Oil Co.

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

Mrs. Edward Everett and little son went to Shreveport last Saturday to visit Mrs. L. E. Thomas.

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.

Rev. B. Wright preached a fine sermon at the Farmerville Methodist church last Sunday evening.

Why do you wait for a dun or collector. Your account and note are past due. Pay them.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

I have a few sacks of cotton seed and want more, for which I will pay the highest cash price. Plenty of sacks on hand and cash to pay for seed.  JOHN BALLARD, Agent Union Oil Co.

Mr. W. L. Trimble, of Crowley, came up to Farmerville Sunday to spend a few days.

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.

Judge Allen Barksdale made a hurried trip to Farmerville Friday, returning to Ruston next day.

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.

Marion is getting a move on herself in a business way. Recently two new business firms have opened up — John Strippling and Nettles & Sinclair — to do a general mercantile 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¢.

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.

Tuesday the municipal authorities of Farmerville revised the anti-gambling ordinance by permitting card playing in public places, provided the doors are kept closed and no minors are allowed to enter.

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.

The board of control of the Mississippi penitentiary last week sold a lot of the State’s cotton that was raised on the convict farm. The proceeds amounted to about $110,000 and will be turned into the States treasury just in time to prevent a deficit.

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.

Dr. O. T. Hines delivered an interesting Masonic lecture to the fraternity at Downsville Sunday.

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.

Last Thursday Thanksgiving exercises were held at the Baptist church in Downsville, at which Revs. A. W. Ledbetter and C. R. Newton delivered appropriate addresses.

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¢.

Mr. J. T. Brantley presented The Gazette Monday morning with a fine specimen of the purple top turnip. It measured 23 1/2 inches in circumference. Mr. G. M. Moore brought us in one of the same variety that goes it a little better, measuring 27 inches in circumference. These are very fine turnips of that variety.

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.

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¢.


Bidding for the lease of the public ferries of Union Parish for the year 1903 was quite spirited Monday, and the ferries brought very good prices. The following parties became the lessees:

Bluff ferry, D. J. Martin, $152.

Fork ferry, C. D. Covington, $165.

Cox ferry, Tom Dawson, $60.

Ouachita City ferry, Chas. Gully, $55.

Edwards ferry, S. D. Bagwell, 50 cents.


A Fact About the Blues

Sale of Town Lots. Business lots in the new town of Victora, Ark., on the Bastrop & El Dorado railroad, will be sold at public auction at Victora on Wednesday, December 10th, 1902. Sale will begin at 10:30 o’clock a. m. This new town site is located midway between El Dorado and the Ouachita river. It is in a fertile country, well timbered, and on the public road between Concord and New London. Good bridges already built in that vicinity. HENRY A. NELSON.

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

Monday morning an eleven pound baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Fenton, and Tuesday morning a girl baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hayes.

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.

The police jury have been looking after parochial affairs this week. The body will probably adjourn to-day or tomorrow.

Monday morning the United States supreme court rendered a decision sustaining the constitutionality of Colorado’s stock quarantine law. It prohibits the importation of cattle or other live stock into Colorado from points south of the 36th parallel of latitude, between April and November, unless they bear bills of health.

No equal on earth has Hunt’s Lightning Oil for Rheumatism and Neuralgia, as well as Sprains, Cuts, Burns, Bruises, and Insect Bites and Stings. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents.

Three negroes, convicted of vagrancy, were sold at public auction at Lancaster, Ky., last week by the sheriff, pursuant to an order of court. Charles Anderson, a negro man, sold for twelve months, brought $9; while two negro women sold for one and three years, respectively, brought $5 each.

You can not afford to trifle with a cough. It may result in some serious if not fatal malady. Take time by the forelock and use Simmons’ Cough Syrup. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cts.

The election in Crowley last week to get the sense of the taxpayers relative to a five mill tax in favor of the Beardsley road was carried; and the Signal is now hopeful that the southern extension of that road will run through Crowley, thus affording her people north and south communication.

Several days of last week residents of the Red River bottoms in South Arkansas and Northwest Louisiana were worried no little over the possibility of a disastrous overflow; but Sunday the river began to fall and reports from the weather bureau indicated that all danger was over.

APPLICATION FOR PARDON.  Notice is hereby given that application will be made to the pardoning board for the pardon of “Catfish” Will Thomas, convicted by the Honorable Fourth District Court for Union Parish, La., at its September (1902) term for selling whiskey without license and sentenced to six months imprisonment in the parish jail.  W. D. MUNHOLLAND, Atty.

E W Grove

The spinsters of the country are kicking up a big row because a matrimonial bureau at Chicago was raided recently.

The management of the Southern Pacific railroad of $100,000 in the next few months in colonizing southwestern Louisiana and southern Texas.

Friday morning Mr. and Mrs. Charley Bryant, of Colson neighborhood, were shocked on waking up to find their eight-months old child dead in bed with them. The infant had been sick, but its parents did not regard it in a dangerous condition.

George Gould and Edward H. Harriman, two of the financial giants of Wall street, are at outs; and it is feared that their differences might result seriously in financial circles. Gould brands Harriman as a falsifier and a business trickster.

Mr. Tom Post died Saturday morning near Wyatt, La. He was struck Friday on the head by a falling tree, inflicting injuries from which he died. His remains were carried to Spearsville for burial. He was a brother of Mr. B. F. Post of Lillie.

What are Humors


J G Trimble


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.



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