From Farmerville


The Gazette
December 10, 1902

Mr. M. L. Davis went to Ruston Tuesday.

Safe, swift and sure is the proper description of Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets. Cure colds in a day. Can be carried in vest pocket. Easy to take. Guaranteed. Price 25 cents.

Mr. D. E. Laupheimer went to Monroe Tuesday.

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

The freeze of last Friday extended as far south as Abbeville, La.

Parents, do not neglect your children’s coughs, sore throats, colds, etc.; they often lead to fatal results. Try Simmons Cough Syrup. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 30 cents.

“War to the knife,” with the turkey as the victim, will soon be in order.

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

The Farmerville High School are practicing for an entertainment during the holidays.

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.

Mrs. R. M. Hardy, of Ruston, is visiting her daughter Mrs. J. G. Trimble in Farmerville.

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

Dr. James Evans, of Haynesville, is visiting his sister Mrs. C. H. Jameson in Farmerville.

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.

The police jury adjourned Friday about noon. Their proceedings are published in this paper.

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

Mr. John A. McShane, president of Farmerville’s much-desired railroad, is expected to be with us to-morrow.

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

Mr. J. M. Lee, Jr., land agent for the Southern Pacific railroad, was on our streets Monday greeting his many friends.

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.

We are glad to learn that Mr. J. R. Bransford, who has had a prolonged attack of slow fever, is on the road to recovery.

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.

If you want to preserve your right to vote in any election for the next two years, you must pay your poll tax by Dec. 31st.

EDITOR GAZETTE: — I will be in Farmerville Monday, December 15th, and will remain there all the week, ready to attend to all business matters any one has with me. — Jas. M. Smith.

A New York physician announces the discovery that tumors can be cured by injections of boiling water.

My friend are you suffering from any painful and annoying skin disease, such as ringworm, tetter, eczema , or anything similar? If so, just try one box of Hunt’s Cure. It never fails. Guaranteed. Price 50 cents.

Mr. Wm. C. Hall, one of the oldest citizens of Union Parish, died Friday morning at his residence three miles northeast of Farmerville, after a painful illness of several weeks. He was in the 82nd year of his age. The deceased leaves a widow and several children, all grown, to mourn his loss. His remains were interred Saturday in the Taylor cemetery with Masonic ceremonies.

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.

At the request of a member of the town council, we give the vote on the recent ordinance amending the anti-gaming ordinance, which allows card playing in Farmerville. Aldermen Haas and Stein voted in favor of permitting card playing under certain restrictions and Alderman Jameson and Turnage against it. There being a tie vote, Mayor Archer cast the deciding vote in favor of the amended ordinance.

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.

We take pleasure in calling attention to the grand removal sale advertisement of Mr. J. D. Baughman. He expects to move his goods into the Haas Mercantile Co. brick store about the latter part of this month, and to avoid moving as much of his large stock of goods as possible he will in the meantime sell most of his line at actual cost. By patronizing him, not only will you get bargains in the goods you buy but you will also be given a chance free at a prize buggy and set of harness. Read the ad.

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¢.


MARRIED.  CARPENTER-WALLACE. — At the residence of the bride’s parents, near Marion, La., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1902, Mr. Chester D. Carpenter to Miss Nina Wallace, Eld. Henry Archer officiating.

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¢.

From the number of “boozy people” on our streets Saturday, a stranger might think somebody is selling whiskey in Farmerville; but, of course, we home people know—-; well, that some men get some stuff some where some times that causes them to put on their “fussing duds.”

A Fact About the Blues

You cannot get your wife or daughter a nicer Christmas present than a fine piano. If you want anything in the musical line, we recommend you to the reliable old firm of P. Werlein Co., Ltd., New Orleans. See their ad in to-days paper.

E W Grove

Monroe is in the midst of a warm municipal fight. It is a contest of the anti-Forsythe forces vs. the Forsythe administration. The antis have nominated Capt. W. P. Renwick for mayor to run the gauntlet against the present incumbent. Hon. J. L. Kaliski has also decided to run. Much interest is manifested in this Forsythe-Renwick-Kaliski triangular contest.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Baughman returned home Monday afternoon from their bridal trip to New Orleans. We are glad to learn that Mrs. Baughman’s health is very materially improved by the trip.

Residents of this parish were much astonished on waking up Thurday morning to find mother earth covered with a cost of snow two or three inches in depth. The previous day was quite warm.

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. T. Edgar Covington and Miss Sarah Alice Wise were married last Wednesday afternoon at the residence of the bride’s mother at Sharon, La.

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¢.

If every man, as soon as he becomes drunk and boisterous and quarrelsome, was promptly locked up in the calaboose, such scenes as occurred on our streets Saturday would be fewer.

J D Baughman



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