From Farmerville

cropped-farmerville-main-street.jpgThe Gazette
November 11, 1903

The dust is a nuisance.

A good rain is badly needed.

Mrs. Arnett Hayes is seriously ill.

Indian summer still abides with us.

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

Work on the railroad is still progressing.

J. J. Booth of Lynnville was in town Monday.

W. J. Roane has been elected town marshall.

Mistakes are Costly.  You can make no mistake by using Hunt’s Cure for Itch, Tetter, Ringworm and Itching Piles. No cure — no pay. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Mr. Geo. W. Feazel of ward 10, was in town Monday.

Hon. F. F. Preaus returned from Ruston Tuesday to cast his ballot.

It was a clean campaign, and the man with the most votes won.

“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.”

We have Bagging and ties left for a few bales at 75c per bale. UNION GROCERY CO.

E. L. Ramsey holds down the clerk’s office in great shape when chief is absent.

The election was conducted at Farmerville with the utmost display of friendliness.

Say, ask Millsaps & Co., of West Monroe, for price on Seed Rye.

Mr. W. N. McFarland, wife and child arrived Monday on a visit to relatives.

WANTED–Men to learn barber trade. Tools, diplomas, position and board given. Years saved by our method of free work and expert instructions. Write today. Moler Barber College, New Orleans, La.

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

The new Manganese safe for the Farmerville State Bank arrived Monday.

We Tell No Secrets. It is an open secret that Hunt’s Lightning Oil cures every thing except broken hearts and softening of the brain. 25 and 50 cts. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Dr. R. Henry and Mr. W. B. Wilhite, of Wilhite, were in town Monday.

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.

Hon. F. E. H. Marley, justice of the peace of ward two, was in town the past week.

A Perilous Leap. From Pike’s Peak, 14,134 feet, will not cure softening of the grain, but a 25 cent box of Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets will cure chills. No cure – not pay.  Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Judge R. B. Dawkins and Hon. F. F. Preaus, district attorney for the fourth judicial district, left Sunday morning for Ruston, where they will hold court this week.

Open Your Mouth. And swallow one. Cheatham’s Laxative Chill Tablets combines all the qualities of the best liquid chill Tonics. Done always ready. Dose always the same. No cure – no pay. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

E W. Grove

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¢.

Mr. J. H. Stewart, Jr., representing M. T. Lewman & Co., is here superintending the preliminary work on the new court house. We welcome Messrs. Lewman & Co.’s beginning as well as their genial representative.

Beautiful Clear Skies. Herbine exerts a direct influence on the bowels, liver and kidneys, purifying and strengthening these organs, and maintaining them in a normal condition of health; thus removing a common cause of yellow, mothy, greasy skin, and more or less of pimples, blotches and blackheads. 50c. Sold by R. Haas.

M. T. Lewman & Co., the contractors who are to build the new court house in Farmerville, have begun to haul the sand and rock necessary for the foundation of the building and the brick will soon be placed on the ground. It may be said that active work on the building has begun.

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. J. S. FARRAR.

Messrs. C. H. Murphy and Edward Everett, sheriff and clerk of the court respectively, left Sunday afternoon for Monroe where, as members of the 25th senatorial district executive committee, they met the residue of that committee from the other parishes, to arrange the method of nominating two senators. They  returned Monday night.

I have in Monroe a car of Buggies and Surreys which I am getting up by wagon, will have them here by next week.  J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Best Liniment on Earth. I. M. McHany, Greenville, Tex., writes, Nov. 2d, 1900. “I had rheumatism last winter, was down in bed six weeks; tried everything, but got no relief, till a friend gave me a part of a bottle of Ballard’s Snow Liniment. I used it, and got two more bottles. It cured me and I haven’t felt any rheumatism since. I can recommend Snow Liniment to be the best liniment on earth for rheumatism.” For rheumatic, sciatic or neuralgic pains, rub in Ballard’s Snow Liniment , you will not suffer long, but will be gratified with a speedy and effective cure.  25c, 50c and $1.00. Sold by R. Haas.

Pain in Stomach


In Memoriam

Whereas, God in his infinite wisdom and all-wise providence has removed from our midst and taken unto Himself our beloved sister, Mrs. M. J. Lee, who by her gentle nature and christian devotion has won our respect and love; therefore, be it

Resolved, That the members of the Ladies Mission Society of the Baptist church of Farmerville, La., do deplore the sad death of our deceased sister.

Resolved, That as a Society we tender our heartfelt sympathy to her grief-stricken children and relatives and commend them to the mercies of Him who doeth all things well as the only comforter in their afflictions.

Resolved, That these resolutions be spread upon our minutes on a page set apart to the  memory of our deceased sister; and that a copy be furnished the Baptist Chronicle and THE GAZETTE with the request that they publish same.

Respectfully submitted,

Farmerville, La., Nov. 7, 1903


A Dangerous Month. This is the month of coughs, colds, and acute catarrh. Do you catch cold easily? Find yourself hoarse, with a tickling in your throat and an annoying cough at night? Then, you should always have handy, a bottle of Ballard’s Horehound Syrup. J. A. Anderson, 354 West 5th St. Salt Lake City, writes: “We use Ballard’s Horehound Syrup for coughs and colds. It gives immediate relief. We know it’s the best remedy for these troubles. I write this to induce other people to try this pleasant and efficient remedy.” 25c, 50c and $1.00. Sold by R. Haas.

On account of not learning the fact THE GAZETTE failed to note the birth of a girl baby to Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Mayo on Friday, October 30th.

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. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

I have a half car of sack flour — high patent and fancy patent — for 65c and 75c per sack. Guaranteed. J. D. BAUGHMAN

Hon. W. S. Frazee, candidate for re-election to the auditorship, arrived in town Tuesday afternoon and addressed the voters at night.

Repent of Your SinsAnd use Hunt’s Lightning Oil for all pains, Catarrh, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Cuts, Burns, Colic and Diarrhea. Try it. 25 and 50 cts. Satisfaction or money refunded. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

We will pay highest market price for green hide and dry hides, furs, beeswax, sheep skins, wool and country produce, in cash. UNION MERCANTILE Co., LTD., Gus Hartman, Agt.

Mr. Joe Ramsey, now of Victoria, Ark., came to Farmerville to cast his vote for his favorite candidates at yesterday’s primary.

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¢

A delegation from Bernice attended the meeting of the Masonic Lodge Thursday night.

I will have here this week a lot of Weber wagons — best wagons on earthJ. D. BAUGHMAN

Mr. E. G. Carroll, one of Union’s most excellent citizens, was a visitor to Farmerville to-day full of politics and patriotism. He believes in men who can and will do.


The Music Study Club met in regular session Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 28, at the residence of Mrs. F. F. Preaus.

The president, Miss Helena Selig, called the meeting to order.

The members responded to the roll call with a quotation pertaining to music. Miss Mabel Gilbert tendered her resignation as secretary and Miss Rosa Ramsey was elected in her place.

The musical program, consisting of piano solos by Misses Myrtle Bass, Minnie Preaus, Bettie Haas, Mildred Haas and Corrie Dawkins, and guitar music by Misses Anna Covington, Effie Wells and Maude Wilson, was then rendered.

The director requested the president to write a letter to the etude reporting the work done by the club.

The next meeting of the club will be held at the residence of Mrs. R. B. Dawkins, Nov. 11. Parents and those interested in music are invited to attend.

There being no further business the meeting then adjourned.


Mr. E. C. Bagwell and Miss Mollie J. Bearden were married last Friday night. Justice of the peace, J. R. Simmon, officiating.

Mr. W. F. Jackson has bought the grocery business of Mr. F. E. May, and the latter will go into the butcher business.

Mr. Edmund Haas went to Downsville Friday night to attend a meeting of the Masonic lodge there.

Messrs. J. D. Green and Smith Heard, of Bernice , were in Farmerville Monday.

Mr. Laurence Cook, of New Orleans, formerly and an attache of  THE GAZETTE  arrived Saturday on a visit to his mother and family.

The Baptist churches of Farmerville and Marion have called as their pastor Rev. Mr. King, of Winnfield.

NOTICE. All parties whom I have bought seed from on contracts will please bank same soon, as I want to ship on first water. I am still paying the highest cash price for all seed banked.  JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

IT IS PAY DAY. Pay day is now here. If you ow me on note or account or for subscription to THE GAZETTE, please call and settle. By noticing date on you paper opposite your name, you can figure how much you owe for THE GAZETTE. A prompt settlement will be appreciated.  J. G. TRIMBLE.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

Farmerville State Bank





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