April 1, 1903
Postmaster I. Shuster, we regret to report, is quite sick.
Mrs. J. G. Trimble is visiting relatives and friends in Ruston.
Messrs. Ross, Ragan and Johnson left for Ruston this morning.
A full line of harness and lap robes at Baughman’s. Price to suit any buyer.
Mr. W. E. Clark, a prominent merchant of Oakland, was in Farmerville Tuesday.
Mr. Claude Rowland and wife, of Lapile, Ark., are visiting relatives in Farmerville.
I have a large quantity of the best commercial fertilizers for sale. J. D. BAUGHMAN.
Next Saturday is the date for a regular quarterly session of the parish school board.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roberts left Monday for Ruston and Minden to visit relatives.
Messrs. Oscar Baughman and R. J. Rasbury made a business trip to Ruston Thursday.
Maj. J. G. Lee, of Baton Rouge, and Mr. Tom Atkinson came up Saturday night on the Palmer.
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.
Mr. W. M. Green, of El Dorado, Ark., was in Farmerville Tuesday. He has invested in the wholesale grocery business there.
A great amount of farm work has been done during the past ten days. People are putting in full time in pushing farming operations.
JUST RECEIVED! two cars of Missouri mules, mares and horses. See them before buying elsewhere. J. D. Baughman.
Mr. J. M. Hollis, son of Police Juror Hollis, was seriously hurt recently in a fall from a house top near Monroe. But we are glad to learn that he is on the road to recovery.
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¢.
Go Thursday to Mrs. J. W. Stancil’s and get your Easter hat. She has just received a large assortment of ladies’ hats, trimmings, etc., of the latest styles. Be sure to go and make your selection while her stock is full and complete.
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.
It is reported that Mr. S. B. Reppond and a man who was with him, supposed to be a Mr. Henderson, both of Marion vicinity, were killed recently in Ouachita river swamps, where they were trapping. Rumor says they were found on a flat boat by a steamboat crew; but we have been unable to confirm the report.
Gold Dust Fertilizer. The best made. $19.50 per ton. Freight paid to your landing. Address: LANCHE-GUNBY D. G. Co. West Monroe, La.
Messrs. T. a. Heard, of Bernice, J. S. Cobb, of Spearsville, J. R. Bransford, of D’Arbonne, J. L. Hopkins, of Marion and W. W. Taylor, of Farmerville vicinity, all jury commissioners, were in Farmerville Tuesday to draw a jury for the April term of court. Names of jurors appear in this week’s paper.
Parties can now cross all right at Stein’s Bluff ferry. Don’t attempt to cross Dozier creek bridge, but take right hand road at Baughman’s wood yard. D. J. Martin.
One way to tell lies is to state things you do not know to be true.
In this issue of THE GAZETTE appears a condensed report of the affairs of the Bank of Bernice. This statement shows this institution to be in fine shape and that its stock is a splendid paying investment. During the past three months its loans, discounts and overdraft have increased nearly $5000, while the undivided profits during the past five months are nearly twenty per cent of the capital stock.
During the past week the railroad surveying party have run several preliminary lines in the vicinity of Farmerville, in order to get the most practical route in and out of the incorporation. The line that Capt. Ashby, the chief engineer, seems inclined to adopt crosses the Farmerville and Marion road about three-fourths of a mile east of town, runs in a southwesterly course, and intersects the corporate limits in the southeast corner. It seems to be the general opinion that the depot will be located on the Smith estate property, south of the residence of J. M. Underwood, Jr.
One of the main essentials to successful farming is to provide yourself with labor saving implements. J. D. Baughman is agent for the celebrated Deering mowers and rakes. Get him to order these implements for you, and your harvesting of grain and hay will be an easy job.
Capt. S. D. Nutt, of Shiloh, is in Farmerville, taking orders for fruit trees, nuts, shrubs, etc. He represents the Concord Nurseries, Concord, Ga. Their assortment of fruit is the finest on the market and Capt. Nutt is selling them at prices lower than ever before known here. He will give you fine apple and peach trees at 20 cents each. The trees are grown in his old home, and Capt. Nutt says there is no better fruit country anywhere in the world. Give him a trial order. When the railroad comes here good fruit will be a profitable crop. Capt. Nutt will be in Farmerville and vicinity this week.
NOTICE! Dr. J. M. Thurmon, Ruston’s dentist, will start on March 30th to make a trip through Union Parish. Will be at Shiloh, Farmerville, Marion, Loper’s or Cecil, Spinola, Oakland and Cherry Ridge, in the order named. A few days only at each place. Those not living at these places, wanting work, leave notice for me. March 23, 1903
BEAUTY AND STRENGTH Are desirable. You are strong and vigorous when your blood is pure. Many–may, most –women, fail to properly digest their food, and so become pale, sallow, thin and weak, while the brightness, freshness and beauty of the skin and complexion, depart. Remedy this unpleasant evil, by eating nourishing food, and taking a small dose of herbine after each meal, to digest what you have eaten. 50c st R. Haas, agent.
The El Dorado Tribune says: Mr. J. Q. Burgess, of near Oakland, was in town Saturday and while here told us of a negro woman on his place, named Julia Atkins, who has given birth to 7 children–two sets of twins and one set of triplets–in last two years. Both sets of twins died but set of triplets–two boys and a girl–which were born a few days ago are living and healthy.
Save the Loved Ones. Mrs. Mary A. Vliet, Newcastle, Colo., writes: “I believe Ballard’s Horehound Syrup is superior to any other cough medicine, and will do all that is claimed for it, and it is pleasant to take. My little girl wants to take it when she has no need for it.” Ballard’s Horehound Syrup is the great cure for all pulmonary ailments. 25c, 50c and $1.00 at R. Haas, Agent.
At last week’s session of the Louisiana pension Board ninety-one new pensioners were added to the list. This makes the number of pensioners in the State now foot up 1911, calling for a quarterly payment of $18,289.50.
All parties whose indebtedness to me is sixty days past due must come forward and settle up by the 10th of this month, or their accounts will be placed in the hands of an attorney for suit. Pay up and save annoyance of a law suit. F. E. MAYO.
Judge King, of the New Orleans court has rendered a decision sustaining the city council in granting a special franchise to the Frisco railroad.
WALKS WITHOUT CRUTCHES. I was much afflicted with sciatica, writes Ed. C. Nud, Iowasville, Sedgwick Co., Kan., “going about on crutches and suffering a deal of pain. I was induced to try Ballard’s Snow Liniment, which relieved me, I used three 50c bottles. It is the greatest liniment I ever used; have recommended it to a number of persons, all express themselves as being benefited by it. I now walk without crutches, able to perform a great deal of light labor on the farm.” 25c 50c and $1.00 at R. Haas, Agent.
With the view of encouraging the production of cotton in Africa, the railroads there propose to transport the product free for two years.
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¢.
It is said that Monday morning the London Times printed two American news items which were received by wireless telegraphy.
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¢.
An earthquake shock of unprecedented violence started the people of Jerusalem Monday morning.
HERBINE CURES. Fever and Ague. A dose will usually stop a chill, a continuence always cures. Mrs. Wm. M. Stroud, Midlotian, Texas, May 31, 1899. “We have used Herbine in our family for eight years, and found it the best medicine we have ever used, for la grippe, bilious fever, and malaria.” 50c at R. Haas, Agent.
Judge James Bussey, a prominent lawyer of Bastrop, died Thursday; aged about 72 years.
The Ouachita river at Monroe became stationary Monday and a fall was expected soon.
As soon as the railroad becomes a dead moral certainty, what’s the matter with organizing a building and loan association? Houses will be in demand in Farmerville, and an organization of that kind will not only pay the stock holders but it will materially assist in building up the town.
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