From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
September 9, 1903

Wanted at Once!


Highest Prices Paid. 

Apply to J. D. Baughman

Fountain pens for sale by J. G. Trimble.

Why do not the merchants advertise?

Farmerville is to have a new barber shop.

The police jury met in regular session last Monday.

Mrs. S. E. Chapman is quite sick from an attack of acute rheumatism.

Miss Zulma Markstein was the guest of Miss Florence Donley last week.

Master Henry Montgomery, of Monroe, is visiting relatives here, his old home.

I have for sale the Weber wagon — best wagon on the market.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Miss Margie Heard is on a visit to Farmerville, the guest of Miss Annie Pleasant.

Mr. Jacob Stein returned to Abbeville Tuesday. He expects to be back here soon.

Mr. Abe Stein left Monday afternoon for Monroe to take his brother Mr. Jacob Stein.

I have a few good open buggies on hand. For sale cheap or trade. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

The coroner’s jury have not yet rendered their verdict in the matter of the shooting of J. M. Taylor, Jr.

Miss Elma Barnes entertained at Flinch Saturday night in honor of Messrs. Stevens and Barnes, of Ruston.

The fishing season is about over, bu the game law will soon be suspended and the sportman can vary his sport.

“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.”

Master McNary Hardy, of Ruston, is spending a few days in Farmerville visiting his sister, Mrs. J. G. Trimble.

Miss Mollie Bird, of Conway, visited friends in Farmerville last Monday. Miss Bertha Cook accompanied her home.

Mr. J. H. Roark, of Marion, recently returned from a trip to western Texas, where he went for the benefit of his health.

The Farmerville State Bank opened its doors and began active business Monday. We predict for this institution great success.

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.

Dr. O. H. Thompson purchased from Sam Morgan, Col., Marion’s first bale of cotton, last week, paying therefor 12 1/2 cents a pound.

Mr. Lewis Hodge, of Walnut Lane, was a visitor to Farmerville Tuesday. He says peace, quiet and plenty reign in his neighborhood. A few of our young people met in the home of Miss Annie Pleasant Friday night. Music and punch were the features of the evening.

Dr. J. G. Taylor and Mr. James Hall have purchased the old court house from  Messrs. Abe and Jake Stein and will proceed to move same soon.

We learn that Mr. C. D. Covington has secured the contract to cut the remeainder of the right-of-way of the Farmerville & Southern railroad to Marion.

Prof J. O. Hodnett, superintendent of the public schools of Union Parish, was unable to attend the teacher’s institute on the 4th, account of sickness in his family.

E W. Grove

What’s the Trouble.  With your back, old man? Rheumatism? Too bad, too bad. I advise you to try Hunt’s Lightning Oil. It is said to be a wonderful remedy. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Mrs. Florence Thomas, who has been spending quite a while in Marion, is now here visiting her friend, Miss Annie Pleasant, after which she will return to her home in Shreveport.

Devoured by Worms. Children often cry, not form pain, but from hunger, although fed abundantly. The entire trouble arises from inanition, their food is not assimilated, but devoured by worms. A few doses of White’s Cream Vermifuge will cause them to cease crying and begin to thrive at once, very much to the surprise and joy of the mother. 25c at R. Haas.

Raised From the Dead. C. W.  Landis, “Porter” for the Oriental Hotel, Chanute, Kan, says: “I know what it was to suffer with neuralgia, deed I did, and I got a bottle of Ballard’s Snow Liniment and I was ‘raised from the dead.” I tried to get some more, but before I had “deposed” of my bottle, I was cured entirely. I am tellin’ de truth too.” 25c, 50c, and $1.00. Sold by R. Haas.

The Zion Hill school, which has had an average attendance of about 15 pupils, closed Thurday, September 3rd. Educationally it was a successful session. The school closed with an entertainment at which a cake was voted to the prettiest young lady and the ugliest man. Miss Marrgot Rabun was voted the prettiest young lady. The popular young gentleman who won the other prize is nameless because of the merit of success. Twelve dollars were raised at the cake voting, which will be used to fix up the school house. A six months school will open on November 1st.

Croup. Usually begins with the symptoms of a common cold; there is chilliness, sneezing, sore throat, hot skin, quick pulse, hoarseness and impeded respiration. Give frequent small doses of Ballard’s Horehound Syrup, (the child will cry for it) and at the first sign of a croupy cough, apply frequently Ballard’s Snow Liniment externally to the throat, 50c. Sold by R. Haas.

McCullough – Hamilton. — At the residence of the bride’s brother, Capt. J. D. Hamilton, of Shiloh, on Wednesday, the 2nd inst., Prof. H. R. McCullough and Miss Mattie Hamilton were united in marriage, the ceremony being witnessed by relatives and a few friends. The couple will make their home in Ruston. Prof. McCullough is principal of the Ruston High School. THE GAZETTE wishes them a life of felicity.

21 Years of Dyspeptic. R. H. Foster, 319 S. 2d St., Salt Lake City, writes: “I have been bothered with dyspepsia or indigestion for 21 years; tried many doctors without relief; recently I got a bottle of Herbine. One bottle cured me, I am now tapering off on the second. I have recommended it to my friends; it is curing them, too.” 50c at R. Haas.

The police jury should have repaired the bridge which crosses what is known as the bridge slough. It is falling to pieces and is now in a dangerous condition, and unless fixed before the water gets up they will then have great difficulty in fixing it at all. If anyone should get hurt there, or get their stock hurt, on account of the condition of the bridge, the parish would be subject to damages.

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.

Four negroes decamped from the railroad works Sunday morning, but before leaving they possessed themselves of some money belonging to the railroad cap’s cook. They were arrested in Bernice and brought to Farmerville Monday and lodged in jail.

A Fact About the Blues

Miss Kate Armstrong, of Delhi, who has been teaching school in this parish, arrived in Farmerville Friday and left for home Tuesday. While here she was the guest of her former schoolmate, Miss Bertha Cook.

The Hon. T. B. Meyer, who represents the Monroe Grocer Co., was in town Friday interviewing our merchants. Mr. Meyer is a clever, whole-soul fellow and has numerous friends to whom he seldom fails to sell.

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.

In order to take advantage of the beautiful moonlight nights, another hay-ride was given Monday night. A large crowd, chaperoned by Mrs. L. E. Thomas, “made the welkin ring with shouts of revelry” until the we???ma’ hours.

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¢.

A few friends surprised Miss Maude Selig last Thursday night, and music and dancing were indulged in until a late hour. Although taken by surprise, Miss Maude was equal to the occasion, proved herself, as usual, the model hostess.

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¢.

HARRIS’ BUSINESS COLLEGE, Jackson, Miss., will take your note for tuition, payable when you secure a position. They guarantee positions, under reasonable conditions. They cannot supply the demand for bookkeepers and stenographers.

The Twentieth Century Club held its regular meeting at the residence of Miss Maude Selig last night. The tudy of Henry V under the leadership of Mr. Phillips was completed. Mr. Murphy tendered his resignation as president of the club and Miss Retha Hartman was elected to succeed him.

LOST NOTE. — I have lost or misplaced a certain not signed by G. W. Cox, dated May 26, 1903, for $115.00 payable to R. E. Thompson. All persons are hereby warned not to trade for said note, as it is my property.  R. E. THOMPSON.

Spring Humors

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. 

Mrs. Permelia Duty died at her home in Ruston last Thursday. The deceased was a mother of the late Mrs. B. F. Pleasant. Two daughters survive her – Mrs. J. D. Hamilton, of Shiloh, and Mrs. Sherwood, of Ruston.

I am now selling Bibles and spectacles, and will be glad to take your orders. After Sept. 15th I will be in Farmerville every Saturday.  Z. T. BROOKS.

An ice cream supper will be given by the Baptist Mission Society to-morrow (Thursday) night in the court house yard. The proceeds taken in will be applied to building a fence around the Baptist church.

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. Joe Goyne, of Delta, La., formerly a resident of Union Parish, is back on a short visit. He is looking healthy and prosperous, and his many friends regret that his stay is so brief.

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. 

Mr. Gray has several thousand brick made and will in a short while begin burning a kiln. We hope to see work begin on the courthouse and bank building at an early date.

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. 

It is reported that the competition of the Brazillian coffee plantations, together with exhaustion of the soil, is driving coffee industry out of Java. It is a well known fact that there is not a pound of Java coffee on the American market and has not been for years.

FOR SALE CHEAP — A lady’s side saddle and a lady’s bicycle. Apply at this office.

For Sale. A lot of store fixtures, including large iron safe, patent oil tank, computing scales, platform scales, show cases, book-keepers desk, etc. Will sell all or part. Cash or for good paper.  J. G. TRIMBLE.

Rogers and Everett Real Estate

Baughman Fall Sale


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.





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