From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
June 17, 1903

Fountain pens for sale by J. G. Trimble.

Last week a girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Miller.

Dr. C. H. Laurence reached Farmerville last Thursday.

There is talk of a new bank being organized at Marion.

Miss Corinne Bailey, of Bernice vicinity, is visiting in Farmerville.

For sale cheap. — A few yoke of good oxen. Will sell for cash or approved paper. A. C. Gill.

We learn that Mr. Jul Owens of Point settlement, is dangerously ill with consumption.

Miss Kate Hardy, of Ruston is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. G. Trimble, in Farmerville.

Mr. John Dawkins, of Texas, half brother of Judge R. B. Dawkins, is visiting relatives in Union Parish.

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.

Now is the time to plant speckled peas. No crop is more profitable. Go to J. D. Baughman’s for your speckled pea seed.

Several of Farmerville’s young people enjoyed a pleasant flinch party Monday evening at the residence of Mr. B. F. Pleasant.

Hope and Wisdom. Both are contained in Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets. Try them. 25 cents. No cure – no pay. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Unless there is some urgent business, no court will be held in Union Parish until September, when a new grand jury will be impaneled.

Pretty Tough to Scratch. For a living and relief also. Hunt’s Cure will cure you of itch, tetter, ring worm, itching piles, eczema. Guaranteed by all dealers. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Mrs. E. L. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Clark, of Oakland, visited relatives in Monroe the first of this week. They were guests of Mr. O. O. Clark 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. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Constable W. K. Slade, of Oakland ward, brought to Farmerville Monday under arrest Newt Googer, who is chared with assault with a dangerous weapon. He was lodged in jail.

The bulls continue to hold the key to the price of cotton. In New Orleans Monday June, July and August futures were quoted at 13.37 to 13.40 and the winter months were 10.20 to 10.30.

Laugh and the World Laughs with you, have chills and you chill alone. Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets cures, gives an appetite and strength. Most convenient chill Tonic on earth. Can carry in the vest pocket. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

The editor of THE GAZETTE has received an announcement of the marriage of Miss Ruth Lauten to Mr. Joseph H. Shuster, which took place at S. Louis, Mo., last Wednesday. The groom was born in Farmerville, but for the past several years he has been residing in St. Louis.

TAX ON BABIES. Extreme hot weather is a great tax upon the digestive power of babies; when puny and feeble they should be given a few doses of White’s Cream Vermifuge, the childrens’ tonic. It will stimulate and facilitate the digestion of their food, so that they soon become strong, healthy and active. Price 25c. Sold by R. HAAS.

E W Grove

Judge Alton B. Parker has maintained almost unprecedented silence regarding his proposed presidential candidacy up to the present time; but it is now announced that “he will speak in the South this week.” Possibly he then purposes to set his presidential banner to float in real earnest.

Stein has returned and says for the ladies to call and inspect his latest styles of dress goods in proportion. No humbug. Best men’s shirts, your choice at fifty cents. The sourest and best vinegar you ever tasted.  D. STEIN

Mr. C. D. Covington was taken before Mayor Roberts Saturday on charge of disturbing the peace. He was fined $10 and costs in connection with the above row he was fined $15 and costs, this morning, for resisting an officer.

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 evening about 8:30 o’clock the Bernice Hotel was destroyed by fire. The building was owned by estate of O. B. McCullar and occupied by Mr. Jordan Jones and family. We learn that the blaze originated from a stove. Most of the contents of the building were destroyed. Another building near by was also consumed. We failed to get any particulars regarding amount of loss or insurance.

On account of advance in price of labor, I will have to advance prices on wood on July 1st: 2 mule load, stove or fire wood, $1.50; 4 mule load, $3.00; 4 mule load of 4 ft; $1.50. Thanking you for past patronage.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

THE GAZETTE takes pleasure in calling attention to the advertisement of the Caddo Medical Co., Hot Springs, Ark. Dr. R. A. Tarkington, the medical director, and Rev. M. F. Gathright, the secretary and treasurer, are both natives of Union Parish. They would be pleased to correspond with any of their Union Parish friends who are unfortunately addicted to the habits they treat.

Thorough-Bred Eggs for Hatching. Brown Leghorn, Silver Laced Wyandottes,, Buff and Plymoth Rocks — $1.00 per 15.  J. B. COVINGTON, Farmerville, La.

TAX ELECTION UNANIMOUS.  The election held Monday on the question of levying a five mill tax for ten years on all the taxable property in Farmerville, in aid of the Farmerville & Southern railroad, was decidedly a one-sided affair. Not a single ballot was polled against the tax. The result showed 41 votes, representing property valuation of about $35,000, in favor of the tax. If there is any one thing that Farmerville citizens are a unit on, it is their desire to secure a railroad with as little delay as possible.

I wish to inform my friends and the public generally that I have located in Farmerville, for the purpose of doing a general repair business in watches, clocks and jewelry. Bring your work to me, Satisfaction guaranteed.  W. A. MASHAW.

HOT WEATHER WEAKNESS. If you feel fagged out, listless and lacking in energy, you are perhaps suffering from the debilitating effects of summer weather. These symptoms indicate that a tonic is needed that will create a healthy appetite, make digestion perfect regulate the bowels and impair natural activity to the liver. This Herbine will do; it is a topic, laxative and restorative. H. J. Freegard, Propr. Grand View Hotel, Cheney, Kan., writes: “I have used Herbine for the last 12 years and nothing on earth can beat it. It was recommended to me by Dr. Newton, Newton, Kan.”. Price 50c. Sold by R. Haas.

A new railroad was last week chartered in Little Rock, Ark., to run from that place to Monroe. Parties who have bought a large quantity of timber lands in the eastern part of the parish are interested in this new enterprise, and hence it is supposed their route will be in the locality of their timber.

A SPLENDID REMEDY.  Neuralgic pains, rheumatism, lumbago and sciatic pains yield to the penetrating influence of Ballards’ Snow Liniment. It penetrates to the nerves and bone, and being absorbed into the blood, its healing properties are conveyed to every part of the body and effect some wonderful cures. Mr. D. F. Moore, agent Illinois Central Railway, Milan, Tenn., states: “I have used Ballard’s Snow Liniment for rheumatism, backache, etc., in my family. It is a splendid remedy. We could not do without it.” 25c, 50c and $1.00. Sold by R. Haas.

A white man from Dubach vicinity, named Robert Whitley, was interdicted Tuesday afternoon before Judge Dawkins. Sheriff Murphy conveyed the interdict to Ruston to-day and delivered him to the Lincoln Parish authorities.

CONSTIPATED BOWELS. To have good health, the body should be kept in a laxative condition, and the bowels moved at least once a day, so that all the poisonous wastes are expelled daily. Mr. G. L. Edwars, 142 N. Main St., Wichita, Kansas, writes: “I have used Herbine to regulate the liver and bowels for the past ten years, and found it a reliable remedy.” Price, 50c. Sold by R. HAAS.

Mr. D. W. Dawson resigned the position of town marshal, and yesterday Mr. W. D. Chandler was elected to the office.

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¢.

This has been an exceedingly cool summer. Last Saturday fires were necessary to comfort.


Judge Anthony Semboia, a well known and highly esteemed citizen of New Orleans, died Friday morning after a protracted illness.

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 is on each box. 25¢

Mr. Sanders, of Swartz, spent a few days recently in Farmerville.

There will soon be a big demand for brick in Farmerville. The new court house, bank building, and numerous stores to be constructed will call for a large quantity of brick. The man who will put up a brick-making plant here will find it a splendid investment.

The Bernice Record says: W. M. Thaxton sold to one of our prosperous farmers, last week, a wagon which was manufactured entirely in his shop here in Bernice. There is every reason why the manufacture of wagons should become an important industry. We have the timber in abundance, skilled workmen and all the necessary machinery to turn out as good wagons as can be made anywhere.

Everything Comes To those that wait, even now and then aches and pains, rheumatism, catarrh, neuralgia and everything that hurts. Hunt’s Lightning Oil keeps off everything except old age and death. Try it. 25 and 50 cts. Satisfaction or money refunded. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.


Spring Humors

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


Baughman Store



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