From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
July 1, 1903

Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Breed went to Bernice Sunday.

The warm weather seems to have struck us now in dead earnest.

Misses Helena Selig, Ellen and Bettie Haas are visiting this week in Bernice.

Mr. Arnold Barksdale, of Ruston, came to Farmerville Tuesday afternoon.

We regret to report that Mrs. J. R. Fuller’s health continues on the decline.

Miss Annie Pleasant left Tuesday for a week’s visit with relatives in Winnfield, La.

The colored people of this vicinity organized a lodge of Odd Fellows in Farmerville Saturday.

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

A burglar entered the post office at Bernice last week and robbed the cash drawer of a small sum of change.

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

The police jury is to meet next Monday in Farmerville for the purpose of reviewing tax assessment lists for 1903.

A new line of school books were received last week. My assortment is now complete.  J. G. TRIMBLE.

Mr. Wilson, of Monticello, Ark., spent a few days of this week in Farmerville, the guest of W. J. Turnage and family.

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.

Have you picked out your place of refuge during the De Voe storm, which is scheduled to appear here about July 1?

Swapping lies is practiced, but don’t swap off Hunt’s Lightning Oil for a worthless article. Ask your druggist or merchant for a free sample bottle. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Mr. Leon Hicks, one of the pushing farmers of the 9th ward, ?????????

In our troubles, but use Hunt’s Cure for itch, tetter, ringworm, itching piles and eczema. Guaranteed. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Mrs. Sandlin, of Natchitoches Parish, sister of Sheriff C. H. Murphy, of Farmerville, spent last week with relatives in Union Parish.

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. J. W. Branch, representing Werthemier Swarts Shoe Co., St. Louis, was in Farmerville Tuesday, talking up the good merits of the Celebrated Clover Brand Shoes.

Mr. Abe Stein, of Monroe, came to Farmerville Sunday on a visit. He has accepted a position in the new hotel at Ruston, and left this morning to assume his new duties.

We can’t tell a lie when we say there is no shaking of bottles, no licking of spoons, no wry faces when Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets are used. 25 cts. No cure–no pay. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Mr. W. H. Dennison, contractor on the Farmerville & Southern railroad has moved his family to our town. They have leased the ????? residence from Mr. A. C. Gill,

A stiff wind, accompanied by a heavy downpour of rain, did considerable damage to crops, fencing and timber in the vicinity of the Loutre, north and northeast of Farmerville Friday.

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¢.

E W Grove

A Tripple Hanging. Smith, Brown and Jones hag their hopes of hopes of recovery upon Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets. They will be around soon shaking hands with friends. 25 cts. No cure – no pay. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Every body who attended the picnic at Downsville last Wednesday report a glorious time. The rain interfered with the program in a measure, but the excellent dinner, fine music, instructive speaking and the meeting of friends and acquaintances made every one present feel glad that he was on hand.

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¢.

Next Saturday, July 4, the good people of Walnut Lane neighborhood will celebrate the Glorious Fourth with a big barbecue and public speaking. Prof. J. B. Aswell, of Ruston, Editor O. C. Dawkins, of Monroe, Rev. Barnette Wright and Mr. W. D. Munholland and other prominent speakers will entertain the audience on that occasion. The public generally are invited.

Aunt Lucindy always carries Hunt’s Lightning Oil around with her, says it’s fine for swellings, tooth-ache, colic, weak back and back-ache, cuts, burns, neuralgia, catarrh. Aunt Lucindy has sixty-nine grandchildren and ought to know what she is talking about. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

THE GAZETTE is indebted to Mr. C. E. Bird, manager Louisiana Chautauqua, Ruston, for complimentary season ticket to the attractions for the present season. The Chautauqua opens next Saturday and will continue for two weeks. Several prominent speakers appear on the program, and those who attend are assured of several literary treats, as well as a continued pleasant and social time.

Caesar conquered Britain. Malaria was conquered by Simmons’ Liver purifier (tin box.) Protected from moisture, dust and insects. Clears the complexion, cures constipation, aids and corrects action of the liver. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Some of the railroad construction hands tanked up on booze Sunday and proceeded to paint the town red. Marshal Chandler objected and insisted on the obstreperous forces disbanding and going home. One of the crowd evinced a desire to fight the officer and seemed to reach for a gun, when the Marshal drew his weapon and fired two shots. They were ineffective as far as blood was concerned, but they had the effect of persuading the gang that it were better to quiet down.


The Monroe Sash and Door Factory — What it Does for Its Customers.

It gives them the cheapest and best yellow pine and cypress doors and sash and all other mill work. It gives them a good fit and promptly corrects any errors that may be made.

It delivers goods ordered promptly without any expense for dray age or freight in Monroe and its suburbs.

It readily modifies and alters bills, adds to or takes from to suit purchasers.

It gives reasonable time for payment.

It saves vexation, annoyance, worry and loss.

It studies the interest of its customers and tries to please them.

It spends all its money with home people and helps to support the tin bucket brigade.

Send in your orders and “you’ll be satisfied with life.”



The Boss Worm Medicine.  H. P. Kumpe, druggist, Leighton Ala., writes: “One of my customers had a child, which was sick, and threw up all food, could retain nothing on its stomach. He bought one bottle of White’s Cream Vermifuge, and it brought up 119 worms from the child. It’s the boss worm medicine in the world.” White’s  Cream Vermifuge is also the childrens’ tonic. It improves their digestion and assimilation of food, strengthens their nervous system and restores them to the health, vigor and elasticity of spirits natural to childhood. 25c at R. Haas, Agent.

Many are noticing that the English sparrows are increasing in number. Every now and then; that is every few years, these little feathered pests decrease, and the cause of this is something people generally would like to know, so the decrease could be taken advantage of. For the sparrows are a great pest, and not a single benefit has ever been noticed as developing from their presence. And along this line it might be suggested that the numerous boys with rifles and other guns might better employ their cruel time in killing pestiferous sparrows and robbing their nests than in shooting and crippling the pretty song birds  that make the beautiful shade trees of our city a paradise enjoyable. — Ex.

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.

At the end of the fiscal year the books of the national treasury will show a surplus balance of $53,000,000.

While resisting arrest near Lake Charles a man named Davis, alias Forest was killed last week by officers.


Fountain pens for sale by J. G. Trimble.

It is said President Roosevelt wants Senator Beveridge for a running mate. Well, let them run, with style and strenuousness. One should have a race suicide.

As a fruit of the barbecues and picnics that are now being enjoyed in different localities of the parish, we can expect the political ball for parodied officers to soon start rolling in genuine earnest.

Spring Humors

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

Baughman Store




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