From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
January 7, 1903

Mrs. James Rabun, of Monroe, spent the holidays in this parish with relatives

Ever ready, always reliable, are Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets. They cure a cold quicker then any known remedy. Easy to carry, pleasant to take. Guarauteed. Price 25 cents. 

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

Luther Manship is billed for a lecture at Downsville next Friday night.

At best life is but short. Do not make it shorter yet by rank neglect of that cough of yours, when one bottle of Simmons’ Cough Syrup would cure you Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents.

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

The weather of the past few days has been fine for hog killing, and hog eating, at well.

All itching diseases are embarrassing as well as annoying. Hunt’s cure will instantly relieve and permanently cure all forms of such diseases. Guaranteed. Price 50 cts.

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

Considerable business was transacted by the parish school board at their quarterly meeting Saturday.

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.

E W Grove

Mr. Geo. W. Brown left Tuesday for Beaumont, Tex., on business. Mrs. Brown accompanied him.

Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, but Simmon’s Cough Syrup soothes any breast if same be afflicted with colds, coughs and like troubles. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cent.

A party of camp hunters from Farmerville and vicinity are not in the Loutre swamps in quest of deer.

For catarrh and colds in the head, Hunt’s Lightning Oil inhaled is a sure cure. A few drops taken internally relieves and cures cramp, colic, cholera, morbus and such troubles. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents.

The first of the year is now past. If you have not already done so, settle up your old business and start anew.

Don’t Become Discouraged. But use Simmon’s Liver Purifier (tin box.) Many imitations of the original, so be careful and see that it’s “Purifier” and manufactured by the A. C. Simmons, Jr., Medicine Co.

It is estimated that the cotton yield of Union parish for the past season will amount to 18,000 to 18,500 bales.

Whoever has suffered from piles knows how painful and troublesome they are. Tabler’s Buckeye Pile Ointment is guaranteed to cure piles. Price 50 cents in bottles. Tubes, 75 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Gove Heard has appointed Dr. C. H. Jameson a delegate to the National Stock Growers Convention, which will soon convene in Kansas City.

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.

Judge R. B. Dawkins returned to Natchitoches Tuesday, where he was to hear cases pending before the appellate court. He will hold no court in Ruston this week.

Kill the Germs.  Nothing is so deadly on the germs of disease as good health. Good health for the lungs drives out consumption. Scott’s Emulsion makes a specialty of supplying good health to diseased lungs.

The population of Bernice was increased by two new arrivals last week. A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Grafton and a girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Henderson.

The properties of Ballard’s Snow Liniment possess a range of usefulness greater than any other remedy. A day seldom passes in every household, especially where there are children, that if is not needed. Price, 25 and 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

All kinds of country produce now find ready sale in Farmerville at good prices. Pork, beef, potatoes, corn, fodder, chickens, eggs and butter all in good demand.

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¢.

Mr. J. M. Cooper, of Conway vicinity, informs us that he recently butchered six hogs that weighed when dressed over 1500 pounds. He said that these hogs practically cost him nothing to raise, as he had fed them only about thirty bushels of corn. These six hogs were worth about $100, while they cost Mr. Cooper less than $25. Here is another evidence that hog raising in Union Parish is a profitable industry.

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¢.


Below is the number of persons, by wards, who paid their poll tax last year so as to preserve their right of suffrage:

  • Ward 1 ……….188
  • Ward 2 …………76
  • Ward 3 …………67
  • Ward 4 ……….199
  • Ward 5 ……….139
  • Ward 6 …………96
  • Ward 7 ……….118
  • Ward 8 ……….105
  • Ward 9 …………56
  • Ward 10………177
  • Ward 11………..67
  • Ward 12………155


It is estimated that the number of persons exempt from payment of poll tax by reason of the age limit will run the above number to 1700 qualified voters in Union Parish.


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¢.

Many of the blotches, pimples and other affections of the skin are caused by the failure of the liver and kidneys to cast off impurities, which remain in the system. Herbine will stimulate the liver and kidneys, and cleanse the system of all impurities. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

A horrible accident happened near Truxno last week, in which two little negro children were burned to death. Their mother was cooking for Mr. Jas. M. Dawkins, and on going to her work that day she left the two children, aged respectively two and four years at her home. On returning she was horrified to find one of them dead in the yard and the other just alive before the fire place. The latter died later. It is supposed that they accidentally caught afire from the fire-place. The house was not burned.

Many a bright and happy household has been thrown into sadness and sorrow because of the death of a loved one from a neglected cold. Ballard’s Horehound syrup is the great cure for coughs, colds and all pulmonary ailments. Price 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Miss Inez Buckley, of Spearsville, at one time a pupil of Farmerville High School, was among the teachers who were here Saturday for the purpose of making application before the school board for license to teach. Miss Buckley now has a school of 80 pupils at Lillie.

Mr. Owen Ramsey has resigned his position in the mercantile establishment of Mr. W. J. Turnage; and has gone to New Orleans to take a business course at college.

Herbine should be used to enrich and purify the blood; it cures all form of blood disorders, is especially useful in fevers, skin eruptions, boils, pimples, blackheads, scrofula, salt rheum and every form of blood impurity; it is a safe and effectual cure. Price, 50 cents. Sold by R. HAAS, Agent.

Miss Bertha Cook has been unable to attend to her school duties this week on account of sickness.

Mr. Julius Arent has gone to Shreveport to spend a few days.

For Sale. A lot of store fixtures, including large iron safe, patent oil tank, computing scales, platform scales, show cases, book-keepers desk, etc. Will sell all or part. Cash or for good paper. J. G. TRIMBLE.

The census bureau’s report on the cotton ginned from the 1902 crop up to and including Dec. 31, is 9,311,835 bales, irrespective of shape or weight, equal to 8,008,502 bales according to the commercial counting. It is estimated that the amount ginned is 90.2 per cent of the crop. The ginners estimate that 1,057,771 bales are yet to be ginned.

A. Watermark & Son, of Nacogdoches and A. Watermark & Co., of Henderson, one of the biggest banking and mercantile firms of East Texas, failed Monday. Their liabilities and assets are supposed to be in the neighborhood of $400,000.

The Shreveport Times rises to remark that the joy over the birth of the New Year is slightly jarred by the knowledge that congress will soon be with us again.

The Texas & Pacific railroad contemplate shortening the traveling distance between Shreveport and New Orleans from fourteen to eleven hours.

The chance of two fingers prints being alike is not one in 64,000,000.

The convicts of the State penitentiary were given a sumptuous dinner within the prison walls on Christmas day.

The store of J. B. Levy at Bastrop was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. The blaze originated on the inside of the store. But little of the goods was saved.

The fragile babe and the growing child are strengthened by White’s Cream Vermifuge. It destroys worms, gets digestion at work, and so rebuilds the body. Price 25 cents. Sold by R. Haas, Agent.


Sloan's Liniment


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.




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