From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
December 31, 1902

Mr. B. T. Hopkins, of Marion, went to Bernice yesterday.

Just received a car load of surreys and buggies at J. B. Baughman’s.

Mr. S. W. Shuster went to Monroe Monday on the Palmer.

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.

Mr. T. J. Breed has moved to the Pearson place, on Main street.

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.

Mrs. Maude Arrant died at the poor house in this place on last Sunday evening.

You cannot 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.

Mr. J. C. Montgomery and son, Henry, of West Monroe, are on our streets to-day.

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.

Mr. Edward Everett, our clever district court clerk, was on the sick list during the past week.

J. D. Baughman has another car load of nice surreys and buggies. They are hot sellers, make your selection quick.

Miss Mollie Bird, of Conway, was the guest of Miss Bertha Cook last Friday and Saturday.

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

Col. R. G. Pleasant left Monday for Shreveport, after spending the holidays with relatives in Farmerville.

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.

Prof. John Rosten went to Baton Rouge this week to attend the session of the teacher’s convention.

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. and Mrs. R. Roberts returned home Monday from a holiday visit with relatives in Minden and Ruston.

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¢.

For family use in numberless ways Ballard’s Snow Liniment is a useful and valuable remedy. Price, 25 and 50 cents. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

Mrs. Chapman, after a few day visit to her daughter, Mrs. R. J. Rasbury, returned yesterday to her home in Ruston.

Caesar Conquered Britain. Malaria was conquered by Simmons’ Liver Purifier (tin box). Protected from moisture, dust and insects. Clears the complexion, cures constipation, aids and corrects action of the liver.

Mr. J. D. Baughman has about completed the removal of his stock of goods into the Haas Mercantile Co. brick store.

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¢.

FOR SALE OR RENT. — 160 acres farm, well improved, 100 acres, including pasture, in cultivation. Good Water, situated 2 miles south of Holmesville. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

This is the holiday season — a time when all classes are justified in taking a little recreation. Hence our readers can overlook “half rations” this issue.

E W Grove

Mr. Emmett Lee and Miss May Tatum, and Mr. David Pearson and Miss Alice Taylor, on December 25th, launched their barques on the matrimonial sea. The Gazette extends congratulations, and wishes for both couples a happy and smooth voyage.

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¢.

After spending a few days with relatives and friends in Union Parish, Mr. Geo. W. Dean left this morning for his home in Bremond, Tex. Mr. Dean was a former resident of Farmerville, but his recent visit was the only time he had been here in the past 32 years.

Worms take refuge in the small intestine, where they can easily multiply. White’s Cream Vermifuge will destroy these parasites. The verdict of the people tells plainly how well it has succeeded. Price, 25 cents. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

Up to to-day about 1300 poll tax payers had paid their poll tax in accordance with the suffrage requirements. There are about 200 registered voters in Union Parish, who are exempt from poll tax debt by reason of old age. This number added to those who have paid the poll tax will run Union’s voting strength to about 1500.

Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment has been thoroughly tested for many years, and is a positive cure for this most distressing and embarrassing of troubles. Price, 50 cents in bottles. Tubes, 25 cents. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

A mean joke was played on Mr. J. K. Atkinson on Saturday night. Some one telephoned him that his son Will was very ill in Monroe. Mr. Atkinson left Sunday morning, via Bernice, for the Parlor City, and his son, in perfect health, came to Farmerville by way of Choudrant. There is no more contemptible act than to play a practical joke where the victim is injured physically or financially, and the perpetrator of the above merits punishment.

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.

To My Friends and Customers. I wish to notify my friends and customers that I have moved my stock of general merchandise to the brick store formerly occupied Haas Mercantile Co., Ltd., where I will be pleased to have them call and make their purchases from my varied and complete stock. Liberal and courteous treatment is promised to all. Wishing everyone a prosperous and happy New Year I am, Yours truly, J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. P. H. Reed, of Marion vicinity, was a caller at our office to-day. He reports a week old boy at his home now. he says Marion had three or four fisticuffs recently. No serious damage, though.

The examination of school teachers took place here Friday. There were only five applicants for certificates, but we did not learn who were successful.

Mr. W. F. Jackson, the original promoter of the yet-to-be Hamburg, Ruston & Southern railroad, was in Farmerville the first of this week.

Christmas passed off quietly here save for the noise from fire works and the jollity occasioned by the free use of John Barley corn.

Several of the young gallants of Farmerville went out to Mr. John Price’s last Friday night to a social gathering, and report a pleasant time.

Ducks and geese may be fattened quickly on boiled turnips, potatoes and carrots, thickened with cornmeal, confining the fowls to close quarters.

Orange juice is one of the best dressings for black shoes or boots.

Never inbreed your flocks. Change cocks every year, and always get pure bred birds.

It has been said of the late Thomas Nast that he caricatured Tweed in to jail, the Tammany judges off the bench, David Dudley Field out of court and Horace Greely to defeat and death.

Senator Cullom’s trust bill has a most inviting feature. It provides for the appointment of some 50 spies to watch the trusts. With 50 new appointees, Mr. Cullom can afford to risk the displeasure of the trusts.

Policeman Bob Lewis, of Monroe, had his eye knocked out on Christmas night while in the discharge of his duty. He attempted to arrest a negro, with the above result, and West Webb was arrested, charged with the crime.

Postmaster General Payne recommends that he be permitted to say what are and what are not newspapers and it would be easy for him, if so disposed, to limit second class privileges to those publications whose editorial policy conformed with his views.



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