From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
March 11, 1903

Old Sol has shown his face not many twelve consecutive hours since last November.

A full line of harness and lap robes at Baughman’s. Price to suit any buyer.

The pestiferous buffalo gnat is in the land to make things unusually unpleasant for stock and cattle.

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.

Don’t worry over the wet situation confronting you on every side. Just “grin and bear it” and let the rain continue to fall.

If the weather clerk will now give us a cessation of rain, we’ll promise not to cry drought for at least an entire week.

Col. Copeland has cancelled his date for a lecture at Farmerville, on account of injuries recently sustained in a railway accident.

On account of high water and the wretched conditions of the roads, mails have been very irregular during the past week.

Mr. Pinckney Weaks, deputy internal revenue collector with headquarters in Monroe, was in Farmerville Monday on official business.

To arrive Saturday, March 14th, two cars of Missouri mules, mares and horses. See them before buying elsewhere.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

District court will hold forth in Farmerville next week–that is, if there is any business for it. The grand jury which was empaneled in February will reconvene.

If you want a chance at Baughman’s prize buggy, don’t fail to get your ticket in the next 30 days. Read his new advertisement in this issue.

An election has been ordered for Monday, March 23, to choose a mayor and four aldermen to administer Farmerville’s municipal affairs for the ensuing year.

I am headquarters for cotton seed meal, and am still paying the highest cash prices for seed. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

The editor of  THE GAZETTE acknowledges the receipt of an invitation to be present on the occasion of the anniversary of Founders day of Tulane University, New Orleans, Thursday, March 12.

If you want a carriage or buggy, don’t fail to see my assortment. I can sell you these goods at city prices as I buy in car load lots exclusively. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

We understand that the Ladies Aid Society have sold the Baptist parsonage in Farmerville to Mr. Organ Tatum for $1000. It is supposed that he has purchased it for another party.

J. D. Baughman’s buggy and surrey business is highly satisfactory. This is accounted for from the fact that he is handling good vehicles and selling at close profits.

Mr. Ransom Arrant Died Saturday morning at his home 8 miles northeast of Farmerville. He had been sick since the recent snow of pneumonia and other complications. He leaves a widow and several children to mourn his loss.

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¢.

The streams of Union Parish are higher than they have been in about ten years, and as they are affected by back water from the Ouachita it is probable that we will have high water for some time.

Gold Dust Fertilizer. The best made. $19.50 per ton. Freight paid to your landing. Address: LANCHE-GUNBY D. G. Co.  West Monroe, La.

E W Grove

Messrs. John Lockwood and H. W. Ragan, of Ruston, are in Union Parish in the interest of their railroad project. They expect to speed a good portion of their time here until the enterprise is well under way.

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¢.

Last Sunday the members of Sardis Baptist church prepared a birthday dinner in honor of their aged pastor Eld. D. L. Hicks. He is 80 years old and has had charge of Sardis church for about 40 years. The audience was greatly disappointed at the failure of Dr. Hicks to put in his appearance at the dinner.  Sickness prevented him from attending on the occasion. Prior to eating dinner J. D. Cole read a chapter from the Bible and a number of songs were sung.

Children’s Coughs and Colds.  Mrs. Joe McGrath, 327 E. 1st., Hutchison, Kan., writes: “I have given Ballard’s Horehound Syrup to my children for coughs and colds for the past four years, and find it the best medicine I ever used.” Unlike many cough syrups, it contains no opium, but will soothe and heal any disease of the throat or lungs quicker than any other remedy. 25¢, 50¢ amd $1.00 at R. Haas, Agent.

Sunday evening a number of relatives and friends assembled at the residence of Marshal D. W. Dawson to witness the marriage of Miss Ida Dawson to Mr. Carl Atkinson. The ceremony was performed by Eld. J. H. Hughes is a few well chosen words that made the couple husband and wife. Nice refreshments were served. THE GAZETTE was remembered with a generous supply of excellent cake, for which we extend thanks. May the newly wedded couple have a pleasant voyage over the sea of matrimony.

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.

So Sweet and Pleasing in Taste!  Mrs. C. Peterson, 625 Lake St., Topeka, Kan., speaking of Ballards Horehound Syrup says: “It has never failed to give entire satisfaction, and of all cough remedies it is my favorite, and I must confess to my many friends that it will do, and has done, what is claimed for it — to speedily cure a cough or a cold; and it is so sweet and so pleasing in taste.” 25¢, 50¢ amd $1.00 at R. Haas, Agent.

Here it is nearly the middle of March and practically no farm work has been done. This backward condition of affairs is chargeable to the protracted rainy spell. Between showers some farmers have succeeded in rolling logs, but they are too wet to be plowed. Farm work is fully a month late. The general backwardness in farming affairs is becoming quite serious.


Nowadays the mail arrive and departs sometimes; and sometimes it doesn’t. The hack can go through the Choudrant via D’Arbonne route when it cannot go by Downsville. Whenever it is impracticable to carry it by one route, why can’t it be sent by the other. It is quite inconvenient not to get mails regularly.

Cures Sciatic Rheumatism. Mrs A. E. Simpson, 509 Craig St., Knoxville, Tenn., writes June 10th, 1899: “I have been trying the baths of Hot Springs, Ark., for sciatic rheumatism, but I get more relief from Ballard’s Snow Liniment than any medicine or anything I have ever tried. Enclosed find post office order for $1. Send me a large bottle of Southern Express. Sold by R. Haas.

News reached Farmerville yesterday to the effect that a shooting scrape had occurred Monday in Hillsboro, Ark., between Dr. Thompson and Dr. Finley, both of Hillsboro, in which the latter was killed. No further particulars.

We learn that the steamer Ouachita ran into the gasoline boat Palmer, owned by Mr. M. W. Wilson, at Monroe this week, and seriously damaged her.

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¢.

Take The Gazette! Only $1 a year.

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