From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
October 7, 1903

Wanted at Once!


Highest Prices Paid. 

Apply to J. D. Baughman

Cow Belle alias Hatchet Tobacco, alias The “Devil” Smith.

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

“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.”

Mr. and Mrs. O. Baughman are the proud parents of a fine 10 pound boy, who arrived on last Sunday night.

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

FOR SALE for cash or approved paper, a lot of fine graded heifers with young calves. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

I want cotton seed and will pay the highest cash price for same delivered at Farmerville landing.  JOHN BALLARD.

Although our treasury is as full as the Turk’s is empty, we shall insist that the Sultan pay all his debts.

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

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.

FOR SALE CHEAP — One good second hand buggy and harness. Will sell for cash or country produce. W. F. JACKSON.

THE GAZETTE unhesitatingly endorses the candidacy of Prof. J. B. Aswell for State Superintendent of Public Education. We believe him to be the best man in the State for the position.

We have opened up a complete line of family groceries and solicit a part of the public patronage. Our prices are in line with those who do a legitimate business. Our motto is to live and let live. Call and be convinced. The place is next door to the post office.  UNION GROCERY CO.

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.

J. B. Adcock, the popular photographer, will spend a few weeks in Bernice. Don’t fail to have your picture taken. His prices and work are all right.

To insure his statement that there is no money stringency Secretary Shaw puts $20,000,000 into circulation.

If the manes of the great Alexder  H. Stephens  has one regret, it is, that while a habitat of this sphere it failed to record in “The Lost Cause” the war record of Capt. E. Tom Sellers.

I have turned over my collections to J. C. Maroney, and he is fully authorized to make such settlements as he sees fit. It’s no use to try to put him off in order to see me for he has full authority to force collections on all matters placed in his hands. Cotton being a good price this year, we would urge all our customers to meet their obligations promptly. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

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.

We will pay highest market price for all eggs and frying chickens brought to us. Remember the place — Union Grocery Company, by post office, Farmerville, La.

E W. Grove

Just received at F. E. Mayo’s Oranges, Apples, Peaches, Bananas and Grapes. Will sell at Rock Bottom Prices.

Judge R. B. Dawkins and Hon. Fred F. Preaus left Sunday morning for Ruston where they will hold court. It is a jury term and no doubt with the large number of criminal cases on the Lincoln docket things will be quite lively in the Athens of Louisiana.

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¢.

THE GAZETTE announces the name of Dr. Charles H. Jameson as a candidate for the office of coroner for Union Parish. Dr. Jameson stands high in his profession, high in his love of the parish and its varied interests and high in local financial circles. He is a good physician, a good business man, a representative man and an good citizen and will make, if elected, a thoroughly good coroner. Dr. Jameson has served as coroner before and is too well known to need any further introduction. We heartily commend Dr. Jameson to the voters of Union.

COTTON SEED! Before selling your cotton seed, it will pay you to see me. I pay the highest cash price for all seed delivered at Lillie. I will also sell you goods at lowest prices. The S.K. Pants and Friedman Bros.’ Shoes a specialty. [jan1] J. S. FARRAR.

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.

To My Friends and Customers. Hereafter my regular gin days will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Grind on Saturday.  M. J. PEARSON.

What are Humors

In this week’s Gazette appears the announcement of Mr. L. P. McDonald as a candidate for police juror of the 3rd ward. Mr. McDonald has served in that capacity in the past for two terms. During his last term he was honored with the presidency of the of the body; and those familiar with his record know that he made a capable and economical officer and that the financial affairs of the parish were well guarded in his hands.

We have now the largest school we have ever had in Farmerville, and an excellent corps of teachers. The enrollment to date is 97, and we expect it will go over 100 very soon.

The advanced pupils of the Farmerville High School have organized a literary society, which will meet every Friday afternoon. The officers are: Miss Corrie Dawkins, president; Mr. Charles Jameson, vice-president; Miss Rosa Ramsay, secretary; Miss May Shultz, treasurer; Mr. Henry Haas, sergeant-at-arms; Miss Mabel Gilbert, ernie. The society is, as yet, without a name.

Mr. W. O. Bearden this week announces his candidacy for police juror from the 5th ward. Mr. Bearden was recently appointed by Gov. Heard to fill that position in place of Mr. W. S. Cooper, deceased, and his brief term as parish legislator shows that he is alive to the best interests of the parish. Mr. Bearden is honest, cautions and a safe man as a parish legislator.

THE GAZETTE is authorized to announce the name of Mr. John P. Odom as a candidate for the office of police juror for ward one of Union Parish. Mr. Odom is a man who has the interests of the parish at heart, is in favor of progress and a good school system. If elected he will be an energetic, wide awake officer who will serve the parish with ability and fidelity.

Heaven Help Us in our trouble but use Hunt’s cure for Itch, Tetter, Ringworm, Itching Piles and eczema. Guaranteed. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Card of Thanks. We desire to express our sincere thanks and deep appreciation for the many courtesies shown us by the officers while confined in jail, and to our many friends through out the parish for their expressions of sympathy and offers of substantial help. We will never forget you.  W. F. McQueen, The Daniel Brothers.

Mr. W. D. Munholland, editor of THE GAZETTE, left yesterday morning on an electioneering tour in the interest of his candidacy for the State senate. He expects to be gone about ten days.

Wanted to buy–100,000 Hatchet Tobacco Tags at 1/2 cent apiece in merchandise by Jan. 1, 1904. J. D. BAUGHMAN.


STRAY HOG. About April 1, 1903, there came to my place 1 good sized barrow hog, bot-tailed, black and white spotted, marked under-halfcrop in each ear. Unless owner calls for same within 30 days from this date and proves property and pays costs, said hog will be sold at my place to pay charges. J. E. GILL, D’Arbonne, La.

MULES! MULES! For the next 30 days I will be at Spearsville and Lillie with a lot of mules at prices to suit the times.  J. F. Roper.


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


Rogers and Everett Real Estate




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