From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
February 25, 1903

With this issue THE GAZETTE begins the 25th year of its existence. Before it reaches another mile-stone we hope and have strong reason to believe that the iron horse will be making rapid and regular trips to Farmerville, and with its wake will follow a bank, cotton oil mill, numerous saw mills, (?) canning factory and other enterprises of that character, building the old town with new (?) houses, additional residents and an active and thorough-(?) population.

Sheriff C. H. Murphy went to Bernice Monday.

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

Mrs. S. E.  Chapman, of Ruston, is visiting relatives in Farmerville.

The pretty weather this week has made gardening the order of the day.

Fresh meats have been very scarce in Farmerville during the past two or three weeks.

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.

Mrs. Jane Lee and Mrs. F.E. Mayo were on the sick list the first of this week.

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

After several days of cloudy weather, the sunshine of Saturday was very much appreciated.

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¢.

Six Mexicans, three women and three children, were frozen to death last Wednesday near Dallas, Tex.

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¢.

Messrs. L. H. Barnes and D. E. Laupheimer, life insurance solicitors are spending a few days at home.

Missouri, Kansas and Texas mules, mares and saddle horses for sale. A good supply on hand during mule season. Call, phone or write me.  J. D. BAUGAMAN.

Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Pearson left last Thursday for New Orleans to take in Mardi Gras festivities.

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.

Mr. W. T. Pardue, of Downsville, has been appointed a member of the parish school board, vice Mr. R M. Gill who has removed from the parish.

Are You Restless at Night? And harassed by a bad cough? Use Ballard’s Horehound Syrup, it will secure you sound sleep and effect a prompt and radical cure. 25¢, 50¢ and $1.00 bottle at R. HAAS, Agent.

Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Brown intend to leave Farmerville this afternoon for Beaumont, Tex. During their stay in our midst they have made many strong friends and their departure is universally regretted.

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. John Lockwood, one of the chief promoters of the railroad to Farmerville, was circulating among his friends here Saturday. He says his associates will soon do something tangible and certain relative to the building of the road.

Honor Roll of the Everett Institute: Carrie Cobb, Rosa Cherry, Alma Carroll, Rubie Henderson, Albabelle Byrum, Sudie Pickens, Charley Rockett, Malina Watson, Carrol Waldrof, Monroe Goldaby, David Elkin, Alberta Jinks, Norma West, Pierre Rabun, Sallie Pickens, Pink McDonald, Rosa Cherry, Falston Bryum, Stanley Cherry, Janie Cherry, Irene Harrell, May Harrell, Etta Harrell, Janette Henderson, Rosa Pickens, Lucile Carroll.

E W Grove

BROOKS HOTEL BURNED. Saturday night about 9:30 o’clock the Brooks Hotel at Bernice was discovered to be ablaze, and in a few minutes the entire building was consumed, together with the greater part of its contents. It required hard work to save Landers’ store. If that building had caught a good portion of the town would have been destroyed. The fire originated from a defective flue and was well under way when the alarm was sounded. Many of the guests of the hotel lost all their wearing apparel. Loss about $3000; insurance $2500.

Fertilizes. To the merchants and planters of North Louisiana, we  want to announce that we are the sole agents for Ouachita Parish for Stern’s celebrated Fertilizers, manufactured by the Standand Guano and Chemical Co. of New Orleans, La. We sell Stern’s celebrated raw bone ammoniated sapora phosphate, farmer’s choice and acid phosphate. These fertilizers have been used in this State for over forty years, and are no doubt the best corn and cotton fertilizers now on the market. Write us for prices for car load or less, delivered at any steamboat landing or railroad station in North Louisiana. Write us for Fertilizer Alamanac.  MILLSAPS & CO., LTD., West Monroe, La.

Cancer Cured!!!  Mr. W. Pickett, Smithfield, Ill., writes, Sept 10th, 1901: “I had been suffering many years with a cancer on my face, which gave me great annoyance and unbearable itching. I was using Ballard’s Snow Liniment for a sore leg, and through an accident, I rubbed some of the liniment on the cancer, and as it gave me almost instant relief, I decided to continue to use the liniment on the cancer. In a short time the cancer came out, my face healed up and there is not the slightest scar left. I have implicit faith in this preparation, and it cannot be too highly recommended.” 25¢, 50¢ and $1. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

An interesting literary entertainment was given Sunday evening at the Methodist church by the Epworth League. The occasion was presided over by Miss Bertha Cook, 3rd vice president, and the program consisted of papers by Mrs. Ella Cook and Mrs. J. R. Simmons, a vocal solo by Mrs. J. G. Trimble, and addresses by Messrs. S. B. Wallace and J. R . Simmons.

WEAK AND LOW-SPIRITED. A Correspondent Thus Describes His Experience. “I can strongly recommend Herbine as a medicine of remarkable efficacy for indigestion, loss of appetite, sour taste in the mouth, palpitation, headache, drowsiness after meals with distressing mental depressions and low spirits. Herbine must be a unique preparation for cases such as mine, for a few doses entirely removed my complaint. I wonder at people going on suffering or spending their money on worthless things, when Herbine is procurable, and so cheap.” 50¢ a bottle at R. Haas, Agent.

Last Wednesday night the gin house of Mr. J. W. Kennedy, located three miles east of Farmerville, was destroyed by fire. The gin had been running Wednesday evening. A quantity of cotton seed and some seed cotton were also consumed. Loss estimated at $1200; insurance $800.

CURED CONSUMPTION. Mrs. B. W. Evans, Clearwater, Kan., writes: “My husband lay sick for three months; the doctors stated he had quick consumption. We procured a bottle of Ballard’s Horehound Syrup and it cured him. That was six years ago, and since then we always kept a bottle in the house. We cannot do without it. For coughs and colds, it has no equal.” 25¢, 50¢ and $1. For sale by R. HAAS, Agent.

Some miscreant threw a rock in Mr. McBroom’s show window Saturday night breaking the pane.

Next Sunday will be the first day of spring.

STRAYED. From my place in Marion, La., about January 12, 1903, one sorrel horse pony, blazed-face, for-top cut out, white saddle galls on back, trim made, in very good order. Any information leading to his recovery will be liberally rewarded. Address, O. H. THOMPSON, Marion, La.

Sloan's Liniment


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.



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