Farmerville Local News

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

LOST! On the streets of Farmerville, one star-shaped scarf pin — setting, red center with clusters of stone in points. Liberal reward for its return to this office.

PAY your poll tax. PAY it now.

Miss Ellen Haas is visiting relatives in Bernice.

Hon. F. F. Preaus left on Friday for Ruston.

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

HOLIDAY GOODS! — Novelties, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, at W. A. Mashaw’s.

Cotton is once more king and his subjects are contented.

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

Holiday Goods – Novelties, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, at W. A. Mashaw’s.

Read notice of election of directors for Farmerville State Bank.

J. H. Anderson, Esq.,  visited Bernice Friday on legal business.

The police jury for Union Parish met in regular session Monday.

“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.”

W. A. Mashaw can please you in the way of holiday good. Try him.

D. W. Hicks and son, Will, of Mosely’s Bluff were in town Monday.

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

Judge Dawkins went to Ruston Sunday where court is now in session.

W. S. Pickens, of Spearsville, came down Monday to meet the police jury.

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. Ford Hodge, of Walnut Lane, came up to attend the speaking on Friday.

John Clark and Mrs. T. H. Pylant, of Downsville, were in town Monday.

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

Mr. B. F. Pleasant was confined to his room several days the past week by illness.

Hon W. D. Munholland is absent this week in the interest of his senatorial aspirations.

Hon. James M. Smith says the outlook is favorable. All Union Parish says “so mote it be.”

Capt. Steele was an erstwile Union Parish man and a worthy citizen. He is likewise a candidate for State treasurer.

Rev. Mr. King and family have arrived and are now staying at Mr. Rasbury’s. They will occupy the Baptist parsonage after New Year.

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

E W. Grove

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.

That was a mean advantage some enemy of Blanchard took of the Judge when up here in these prohibition districts; they called his opponent Jimwhiskey.

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 high price of cotton is showing beneficial results already. New residences are being built in many sections of the parish, old houses are renovated, fences built and orchards planted. The people are smiling and happy.

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.

Our sister town of Bernice shows great improvement. Her streets are filled with wagons, new  buildings are going up on every side and all lines of business are pulsing with life and activity. Best of all she has good churches and a flourishing school.

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.

Mr. W. A. Mashaw last week had the misfortune to fall from his wagon, the wheels passing over his right foot and left leg just below the knee, bruising him up considerably. He narrowly escaped a broken leg, as the wagon was heavily loaded.

For Sale at a Bargain. One double barrel 12 gauge L. C. Smith breech-loading shot gun; one 22 calibre, 16 shot, Colts rifle; one blue steel 38 calibre Colts special pistol; one 44-gauge double barrel shot gun for ladies or small boys to use. W. A. MASHAW.

Pain in Stomach

Mr. Floyd Chandler and Miss Carrie Wood were married on Sunday night last by the Rev. Mr. Thomason, pastor of the Colony church. Mr. J. O. Switzer of Monroe acted as best man, and the pretty little Miss Gertie McQuillar as bridesmaid. It was a quiet wedding. None but relatives and intimate friends of the family were present. Mr. Chandler is a native of Louisiana, having been born and reared in Union Parish. He is a model young man and has earned for himself during his short residence here and enviable reputation. Miss Carrie is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Wood of the Colony. She is a pretty brunette of a sweet and amiable disposition and counts her friends as legion. The entire community joins us in throwing old shoes and bushels of rice after the happy couple and in wishing them a happy, long and prosperous voyage on the matrimonial sea.

Miss Sallie Chandler of Farmerville, the pretty and bewitching sister of Mr. Floyd Chandler came over on Sunday’s east bound V S & P passenger train to witness the Chandler Wood nuptials and during her short stay proved herself a general favorite. She returned home Tuesday night to the regret of quite a number of admirers, carrying with her a collection of heats and the affections of not a few, and with an unlimited amount of well wishes for her safe arrival at home and her early and speedy return. — Josephus in Monroe Star.

Coughing Spell Caused Death. “Harry Duckwell, aged 25 years, choked to death early yesterday morning at his home, in the presence of his wife and child. He contracted a slight cold a few days ago and paid but little attention to it. Yesterday morning he was seized with a fit of coughing which continued for some time. His  wife sent for a physician but before he could arrive, another coughing spell came on and Duckwell died from suffocation. — St. Louis Globe-Democrat, Dec. 1, 1901.” Ballard’s Horehound Syrup would have saved him. 25c, 50c and $1.00 at R. HAAS’.

The many friends of Hon. J. M. Smith were greatly grieved when they heard of the serious injuries he had received in a run-away accident in Catahoula Parish. He is now much improved, but still bears some of the scars.

Ballard’s Horehound Syrup.  Immediately relieves hoarse, croupy cough, oppressed rattling, rasping and difficult breathing. Henry C. Stearns, Druggist, Shullsburg, Wisconsin, writes, May 20, 1901: “I have been selling Ballard’s Horehound Syrup for two years, and have never had a preparation that has given better satisfaction. I notice that when I sell a bottle, they come back for more. I can honestly recommend it. 25c, 50c and$1.00 at R. HAAS’.

The Webster Signal says: Mr. C. D. Roberts, younger brother of Attorney Robert Roberts, will practice law with him. We bespeak for this young man a cordial welcome both in business and social circles.

HE FOUND A CURE. R. H. Foster, 318 S. 2d Street, Salt Lake City, writes: “I have been bothered with dyspepsia or indigestion for 21 years, have tried many doctors without relief, but I have found a cure in Herbine. I recommend it to all my friends, who are afflicted that way, and it is curing them, too. 50c at R. Haas’.

Ruston gave the candidates a big dinner. This may have only been another way of blowing out the gas.

Hunt’s Cure is not a misnomer. It does cure Itch, Ringworm, Eczema, Tetter and all similar skin diseases. A wonderful remedy. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

It’s no credit to a man to be good at the point of a gun.

It is  generally the people who know the least that fell the most.

They never did fall; they never will fall. What? Cheathams Laxative Tablets – to cure a cold at once. Carry them in your vest pocket, always ready. Guaranteed. Price 25 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Jonas is old enough to have known better.

Judge Dawkins presided with grace and dignity.

You’ve got the real thing when you get Hunt’s Lightning Oil for Burns, Bruses, Cuts and Sprains. The most penetrating and healing liniment known. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

There is a boom on in the Winn Parish oil fields.

Grover says he doesn’t want it. Same here, Grover dear.

Brick is being placed on the ground for the new court house.

There is a time for all things. The time to take Simmons’ Cough Syrup is when afflicted with Sore Throat, Hoarseness, Coughs or Colds. It is guaranteed to cure you. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Cuss the boil weevil — he hasn’t got a friend in town.

Mr. Martin and family are domiciled in the Smith residence.

Maj. Donley is able to be on the streets after a two-weeks illness.

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.

The cotton shortage has produced a regular panic in English factory circles.

Every Louisianian will rejoice to know that the Ruston Industrial is prospering.

Oft in the stilly night a racking cough doth rob us of that sweet sleep which nature seeks to give. Simmons’ Cough Syrup is an infallible cure; undoubted sleep and pleasant dreams it doth assure. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

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 on each box. 25¢.

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.

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. G. E. Henderson, of the Henderson Bennett Lumber Co., near Bernice, was in Farmerville last week. He showed good judgment by leaving with us an order for job work.

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.

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. 


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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