November 25, 1903
Holiday Goods of all kinds at W. A. Mashaw’s.
Mr. J. C. Baughman went to Ruston Monday.
Cow Belle alias Hatchet Tobacco, alias The “Devil” Smith.
We saw our cat catch a wasp and then we saw our cat.
W. A Mashaw can please you in the way of holiday goods. Try him.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Anderson a girl. Mother and child are doing well.
We have Bagging and Ties left for a few bales at 75c per bale. UNION GROCERY CO.
Mr. B. T. Johnson, of Hattiesburg, Miss., visiting friends and relatives in Union Parish.
HOLIDAY GOODS! — Novelties, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, at W. A. Mashaw’s.
Mr. T. M. McBroom made a business trip to Monroe the first of the week.
“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. W. F. Jackson has moved his family from the Donley house to the residence of J. M. Smith.
Say, ask Millsaps & Co., of West Monroe, for price on Seed Rye.
Remember the public speaking on Thursday, December 3. Everybody should come and bring their families.
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.
Necrological. — Several wasps, flies, grasshoppers and others interesting pests succumbed to the inclement weather.
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.
This part of the world is on fire and the smoke is so dense that one can not see distinctly an object one hundred yards distant.
I have a half car of sack flour — high patent and fancy patent — for 65c and 75c per sack. Guaranteed. J. D. BAUGHMAN
Major F. P. Stubbs, of Monroe, the attorney for the V. S. & P. railroad, was a visitor to Farmerville Monday and Tuesday. Mr. Stubbs was accompanied by Messrs. R. E. Brummert and W. B. Costly.
Dental Notice. I will be in Farmerville Nov. 30, to stay one week, prepared to do all kinds of dental work. C. H. LAURENCE.
Miss Annie Pleasant, the charming daughter of Hon. B. F. Pleasant, arrived in Farmerville Saturday evening on a visit to her fathers family. Miss Annie has been teaching music in Winnfield and will return to her school this week.
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¢
We are authorized to announce that Eld. J. N. Hall, of Fulton, Ky. will begin a series of meetings in Downsville on the first Sunday in December; and at Calhoun on the second Sunday in December. Everybody invited.
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.
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.
Mrs. S. E. Chapman brought to Farmerville last week a few cotton boll weevils, which she captured in Texas. She had them securely caged in a corked bottle. This pest is playing havoc with the cotton wherever it is found. In appearance it resembles the ordinary corn weevil, but is several times larger.
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.
The ferries of Union Parish were sold Saturday and from the price they brought it is quite evident that there was a scheme on hand among some of the bidders to get them cheap. The Fork ferry sold for $51; last year the same ferry sold for $165. The Cox ferry, the Bluff ferry and the Ouachita City ferry each sold for $25.
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.
On account of the Boll Weevil Convention to be held at new Orleans, November 30 and December 1st, 1903, the V. S. & P. Railroad have authorized a low rate of one fare plus 25 cents for the round trip; tickets to be sold November 28th and 29th, being final limit of December 3rd. For further information, apply to any agent of the Queen & Crescent route, or to Geo. H. Smith, General Passenger Agent, New Orleans, La.
Professor J. B. Aswell and Secretary of State John Michel have no opponents. Both candidates are fitted for the position to which they aspire and should feel gratified that the citizenship of the state recognizes their fitness to the extent that no man feels that he can win against them. This is one good result of the primary, that the best men win and the State needs its best men.
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.
Our railroad is a certainty, though if all work put together were estimated as finished work there would not be more than eight miles completed. Our court house is a certainty and while active work is being done in preparation for the concrete base, more active work will be done as soon as it rains enough to get navigation up the D’Arbonne.
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.
We want dots from the parish, but they should always reach the office by Sunday or will be too late for our columns. D’Arbonne items reached Tuesday night and we were compelled to leave out the major part for lack of space.
Wanted to buy — 100,000 Hatchet Tobacco Tags at 1/2 cent apiece in merchandise by Jan. 1, 1904. J. D. BAUGHMAN.
Mr. C. C. Johnson and wife, of Naff, Morehouse parish, were visitors in Farmerville this week, having arrived Monday. Mrs. Johnson is the daughter of justice of the peace J. R. Simmons.
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.
Major John Donley is seriously sick at his home here. He has erysipelas in a virulent form and it is not only very painful but very dangerous.
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¢.
Judge W. P. Chandler was appointed Mayor of Farmerville by Governor Heard to succeed Mayor Robert Roberts, resigned.
Repent of Your Sins. And 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.
Mrs. J. G. Trimble and Miss Sallie Chandler left today to visit friends and relatives in Ruston.
Dr. J. M. Thurmon notifies the public that he will be in Farmerville on Dec. 1st and remain one week. Those wishing to have dental work done will come promptly if they wish his services.
The crupper on General Jastremski is too tight, hence he kicks.
A big time and a large crowd are expected here at the Democratic rally on the 3rd of December. All the candidates on the state ticket have been invited and most of them are expected to be present. The candidates will go from here to Bernice where they will address the voters on the 4th of December, and at Ruston on the 5th.
When the Senate exercised its constitutional power of rejecting some of the Presidents nominations, or laying them aside, the president was extremely resentful. Reference being made to this in his presence, he brought his fist down on the table and said: “I want it understood now that I would rather be a whole president for three years than a half president for seven years. — Ex.
The trouble with you Mr. Roosevelt is that you never were and cannot be either.
It seems that his Strenuosity and cabinet are not enough interested in the South to have Secretary Wilson to attend the Boll Weevil convention. His Strenuosity is strenuous for re-election and, as was said by Vanderbilt, I’am the people. Our national government should take every precaution against a pest that is likely to destroy one of the greatest product of the greatest product of the nation. A man like Roosevelt should not be re-elected.
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.
A kicker can not be elected to office. Judge Blanchard and I realize this. Hence no kick.
Regardless of Louisiana’s press we intend to Steele Smith from Steidley’s walk over.
It is said that within one year there will be a telephone connection between New York and London.
Our friend Barksdale continues to stand hitched. — Shreveport Journal.
At least, General Jim, he has kicked enough to put Sanders to break-neck speed.
The W. C. T. U. have requested the St. Louis officials to allow them to judge of the decency of any attraction within a mile of the Exposition grounds. If their request is granted, thirsty visitors will have to go far to get anything other than a “soft” drink.
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.
A big snow is predicted throughout Louisiana on January 19th — Judge Blanchard will be snowed under in the primary election. — Minden Democrat.
Nay, nay, brother. Judge Blanchard is not the same kind of a candidate as Judge Watkins. Blanchard is the next governor of Louisiana. General Jastremski is all right as private secretary and if he would be good we will endeavor to have Judge Blanchard appoint him to the position.
How would it suit the candidates for the State senate from the 25th senatorial district to join in a request that all their names be placed on the State ticket, since the primary is to come off on the same day? It would save cost oat such arrangement could be had and no law forbids it.
Mr. W. R. Grafton, of Bernice, has been appointed notary public for Union Parish.
Our courts should grant larger damages when wholesale wreckage and destruction of life is caused by the fault of railroad officials. The railroads pay off so cheap that they are reckless of human rights and even of human life. And this is the fault of our courts.
Remember that tomorrow is a day of National Thanksgiving, which all should observe.
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