From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
April 22, 1903

Go to J. D. Baughman’s for your sorghum seed.

Mrs. R. P. Webb, of Monroe, is visiting relatives in Union Parish.

“Strength and vigor come of good food, duly digested. ‘Force,’ a ready-to-serve wheat and barley food, adds no burden, but sustains, nourishes, invigorates.”

Mrs. W. H. Wise and daughter Miss Rosa, of Jackson, Tenn., are visiting relatives in Farmerville.

FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE. A few graded Durham male yearlings. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Rev. B. F. Tubb will preach at Shady Grove church, eight miles east of Farmerville, on the second Sunday in May.

Hunt’s Cure is not a misnomer. It does does cure Itch, Ringworm, Eczema, Tetter and all similar skin diseases. A wonder remedy. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents.

Mayor Roberta had four cases before his court last week. Result — the town’s finances were increased to the extent of $14.

A few good log and plow mules and saddle horses yet for sale. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Bayous D’Arbonne and Cornie have fallen considerably from the high water mark. Soon there will be no long ferriage at any of the crossings.

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.

People are now as anxious for rain as they were for sunshine two months ago. It is next to impossible to get things just as we want them in this world.

There is a time for all things. The time to take Simmons’ Cough Syrup is when afflicted with Sore Throat, Hoarseness, Coughs or Colds. It is guaranteed to cure you. Price 25 and 50 cents.

Eld. J. W. Elliott filled his regular monthly appointment at the Farmerville Baptist church Sunday. He was accompanied here by his wife on this trip.

You’ve got the real thing when you get Hunt’s Lightning Oil for Burns, Bruses, Cuts and Sprains. The most penetrating and healing liniment known. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents.

The public school at Bernice will close today, and the pupils will be given a picnic Thursday. Mr. J. M. Foster, of Shreveport, will deliver the commencement address.

They never did fall; they never will fall. What? Cheathams Laxative Tablets – to cure a cold at once. Carry them in your vest pocket, always ready. Guaranteed. Price 25 cents.

A petition was circulated on the streets this week, asking the Washington postal authorities to appoint Miss Etta Shuster to the position of postmistress at Farmerville, vice her father, Mr. I. Shuster, deceased.

Oft in the stilly night a racking cough doth rob us of that sweet sleep which nature seeks to give. Simmons’ Cough Syrup is an infallible cure; undoubted sleep and pleasant dreams it doth assure. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. 

Last Wednesday afternoon at Bernice Mrs. Alice Riordan, of that place, and Mr. T. L. Edlise, of California, were married. Justice of the Peace McLauriin “tied the knot.”

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¢.

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. 

A large concourse of people from every section of the people from every section of the parish came to Farmerville Monday. Junction City and Bernice were particularly well represented here. Court business was the attraction for most of them

E W Grove

At Dubach, La., Sunday, a drunken negro named Charley Foster fired his pistol several times at a crowd of darkies, resulting in the painful wounding of Mose Hill and Spence Odom. Foster was arrested. He was working on an Arkansas Southern train.

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.

Camp No., 379, U.C.V., met at Farmerville last Saturday, and the following officers were elected for the ensuing year; E. J. Lee, commander; B. F. Pleasant, 1st lieutenant; P. W. Bearden, 2nd lieutenant; R. M Tatum, 3rd lieutenant and adjutant; D. Stein, quartermaster; J. R. Simmons, chaplain; D. W. Dawson, surgeon. Delegates to reunion at New Orleans may 18, 1903 – D. Stein, P. W. Bearden, E. T . Sellers, B. F. Pleasant; alternates, D. W. Dawson and M. B. Hayes. Maid of Honor – Miss Lottie Sellers. Sponsor — Miss Della Sellers. Nest re-union will be held at Bernice on Tuesday, August 25th, 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 eaten50c st R. Haas, agent.

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.


There were twenty-five applicants for teachers’ certificates before the examining board last week, all of whom passed. Their names are given below:


Second Grade. — Misses Claudia Pardue, Lizzie Callaway, Dorious Spencer, Ida Gibson, Gordie Adams, Helen Cobb, Georgia Wilhite, Messers J. C. Hamilton, Henry James, James Dean.

Third Grade. — Misses May Bird, Alma Burk, Flora Maroney, Gertrude Mathis, Carrie Gibson, Mary Lou Clark, Bertha Cobb, Beulah Calk, Messrs. J. D. Gibson, C. M. Tucker, Floyd Cooper.


First Grade. — J. E. Brackens.

Third Grade. — Mary Eldridge, L. F. Caver.


How to Succeed in Business. Keep your liver in good condition by using Simmons Liver Purifier (tin box). It corrects constipation, cures Indigestion, Billiousness, stops Headache, get your heart in the right place so you can smile at your neighbor. 

Mr. W. F. Jackson has moved his family to Farmerville. They came in yesterday evening from Junction City, and will occupy the Donley residence corner of Jackson and Washington streets.

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. Martin, who is to superintend  the construction work on the Farmerville & Southern railroad, arrived in Farmerville Monday. The grading outfit is expected here in a day or two.

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¢.

Immigrants from foreign climes are pouring into the United States in big numbers.

Spring Humors

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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