From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
January 28, 1903

Mrs. J. K. Atkinson and son Carl visited Marion last week.

Get your onion sets from F. E. Mayo.

Dr. C. H. Laurence, of Ruston, reached Farmerville Sunday.

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.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Brown returned to Farmerville last Thursday.

Mayo has just received a lot of the best varieties of seed Irish potatoes.

Another sash and blind factory has been established in West Monroe.

If you want a cheap mule wait and see Covington & Stancil’s drove on Feb. 10th.

Mr. W. L. Trimble, of Crowley, spent a few days of last week in our town.

Mr. W. F. Usrey, of Oakland, has opened up a mercantile business at that place.

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.

Miss Lucy Osborne, of Mosely’s Bluff, last week visited Misses Mand and May Wilson in Farmerville.

Mr. T. M. McBroom bought out the family grocery establishment of Mrs. S. L. Barnes in Farmerville.

Please your wife and family by buying a surrey or buggy. Baughman has a fine display of them, at prices that defy competition.

Miss Norma Stewart, of Marion spent a few days recently in Farmerville, the guest of Miss Reita Hartment.

Mr. Sanders, of Swartz, visited friends– rather we should say, a friend–in Farmerville Saturday and Sunday.

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.

Dr. Ferguson, of Weldon vicinity, who had the misfortune to get his leg broken recently, is now convalescent.

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.

Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Spencer, of Swartz, came to Farmerville Saturday on a visit to Mr. J. R. Simmons and family.

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.

Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Cromwell and Mrs. Ida Alcus of Bernice, spent a few days of last week with relatives in Farmerville.

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¢.

Master Henry Haas celebrated his 15th birthday Friday night with a pleasant party at the home of his parents in Farmerville.

J. D. Baughman’s carriage emporium is headquarters in Union Parish for buggies and carriages. He has a large lot of vehicles on hand.

Misses Ollie Huey, Elma Barnes, Messrs. Mose Hartman and Charley Goyne came over from Ruston Friday to stay a few days in Farmerville.

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¢.

Notice to Teachers. I will be in Farmerville Saturday, February 7th, 1903, for the (the rest can not be read).

A pleasant party was given Saturday evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Turnage, in honor of some young people who were visiting Farmerville.

Messrs. Hagar and Reagan of Ruston, parties interested in the proposed railroad through Union Parish, accompanied by Attorney Hudson, of Monroe, spent Thursday and Friday in Farmerville.

NOTICE. We have formed a partnership in the mule business.. Will be in Farmerville, on Feb. 10 with a drove of Missouri mules, mares and saddle horses, selected by us for this market. Our J. B. Covington, with 15 years experience in the mule business on this market, knows what will suit the people. Come and see us on the 10th. We will suit you with mules and prices. Quick sales and small profits is our motto.  J. B. COVINGTION, J. W. STANCIL & BRO.

Mr. Prescott of Shreveport, representing fire insurance companies, was in Union Parish recently adjusting the fire losses of Messrs. J. B. Clark and P. L. Miller. The former was given the entire amount of his policy, $1500; while the latter was granted $690 on a $900 policy.

I will pay 20 cents per bushel for all cotton seed delivered at the Farmerville landing, and furnish sacks. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

The failure last week of the Alphin-Lade Cotton Co., of Little Rock, caused quite a flurry in this section. J. S. Alphin and E. H. Lake, of El Dorado, Ark., were the members of the firm; and it is thought their liabilities will run up to $350,000. One or two banking concerns in Little Rock were forced to the wall by the failure, but fortunately the banks of El Dorado, Junction, Bernice and Ruston were not hurt.

I will pay 20 cents per bushel for all cotton seed delivered at the Farmerville landing, and furnish sacks. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

People are constantly asking us to give the “latest about the railroad.” Well, the only definite information we can give is that visitors cannot yet reach Farmerville via an iron horse route. However, parties interested in the railroad are again in our midst; and we are encouraged to believe that the enterprise is not entirely dead. At any rate, the chances are favorable for a little more railroad talk during the dull and quiet days of the coming spring and summer. If we cannot get a railroad, the next best thing is that we can still “live in hope even though we die in despair.”


Mr. Wm. Pearson, Sr., an old resident of Union Parish, died Monday evening at his home five miles northwest of Farmerville. He had been painfully sick for several months and his death was no surprise to his family or friends. He leaves a widow and two children to mourn his death. The deceased was a member of Pelican Lodge, No. 17, Knights of Pythias, in which order he carried a life insurance policy of $3000. He was about 71 years of age.

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.

Thursday night the gin house of Mr. P. L. Miller, six miles east of Farmerville, was destroyed by fire. About five bales of cotton and some seed were also consumed. Origin of the fire is unknown. Loss estimated at about $1100; insurance $900.

A nice and nobby line of lap robes for sale by J. D. Baughman.

A party of camp hunters last week had the good luck to kill nine deer in the eastern part of the parish. The editor of  The editor of THE GAZETTE is indebted to them for a nice mess of venison

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.

Mr. G. T. Ross, accompanied by a timber expert, spent a few days this week in Union  Parish inspecting the timber contracted to the proposed railroad builders.

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. James Evans, an energetic farmer of Bernice neighborhood, died last week; aged about 42 years. He leaves a wife and nine children to mourn his death.

Even if you are not fully determined to buy a buggy or surrey, call and see my line. My cheap prices and nice goods may decide the matter for you.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

The rain of Monday night was pretty general all over the parish, and a heavy down pour, too.

Many progressive farmers of this parish are making active preparations for another crop.

The weather of this week has been quite spring-like.

Next Monday is the time for a regular session of the police jury.

E W Grove

What are Humors

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