Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
December 30, 1903

Do not fail to hear the speaking on the 4th of January.

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

Christmas passed off quietly and everyone seemed to enjoy it.

District Attorney Preaus and family took Christmas dinner at Shiloh.

FOR SALE. Pair mules, harness and wagon. Call at Union Grocery Co.

District court met Monday; but few cases on docket and all can be tried this week.

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

Capt. Oscar B. wants it. Well, we have no kick, and wouldn’t kick if we had.

Misses Bertha and Birdie Cook left Saturday morning for their respective schools.

“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.”

No vacant houses in Farmerville and a number are needed. We hope some will be built.

A steel bridge is being erected across D’Loutre on the Farmerville and Marion road.

Col. R. G. Pleasant is over on a visit from Shreveport and shaking hands with his host of friends.

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.

Mr. Ernest Gilbert, one of the attaches of the mechanical force in this office, has been on the sick list this week.

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

Messrs. Abe Stein, F. E. Mayo, J. B. Covington, H. E. Archer, and Master Frank Pleasant tried fishing yesterday.

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

Attorney C. B. Roberts, of Ruston, is over attending court and incidentally looking after his race for district attorney.

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¢.

The Twentieth Century Club held its meeting Tuesday night in the parlors of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Trimble and spent an enjoyable and instructive evening.

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.

Mr. Abe Stein, the political progress meter and wire-puller, is in town. Abe says he is pulling for no one, but we know Abe. He can hardly keep out of politics, and we don’t think he will.

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.

It is reported by telephone that every store in D’Arbonne, except that of Mrs. Wade, was destroyed by fire Monday night. We have learned nothing as to whether the merchants were protected by insurance, nor have we been able to learn the origin of the fire.

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’.

Up to the hour of going to press the tax-collector reports nearly 1300 poll tax receipts. This means 1500 or more voters for Union Parish in the coming elections. Besides, an increased number will have paid their poll tax by tomorrow night — the time limit.

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’.

Miss Lillian Daniel, aged 21 years, died at 4:45 yesterday afternoon, after a protracted illness. Death occurred at the residence of her cousin, Prof. E. E. Cammack, about eight miles west of Waco. The young lady had many warm friends, all of whom will regret that she should have been called hence thus early. — Ex.

Miss Lillian was the daughter of Hon. E. L. Daniel, who was a few years since sheriff of Union Parish. She, as well as her entire family, have many relatives and friends in Union Parish who are grieved at her demise. This estimable family have all been taken within the last few years, and it is sad that fate seems to have dealt so hard with them. They at leave a memory sacred to their friends.

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 high price of cotton has largely increased the exports of the United States and has given to the South an importance that should force, through Roosevelt densely clouded negro policy, into his mustard-seed brain, the truth that Southern interests demand protection rather than insult. The present prosperity of the South is but an advertisement of that which is to come. The South is now the field for young men. It is also the field for capital and enterprise. It is the greatest section of the Union and Louisiana is its gate way to the world. Railroads and factories of all kinds are coming to Louisiana, and in less than a decade she will reign as the empire state of the greatest republic the world has ever known. The impress of her greatness is gradually forcing itself upon her sister states, and the exposition at St. Louis next year will be a crown for her imperial majesty. Louisiana is good to look at, good to live in, good to prosper and grow in. She is the best spot on earth circumscribed by political boundaries.

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’.

Mr. A. T. Dawson, who for a long time has had charge of the Cox ferry, died yesterday evening, after an illness of some days. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his death. The Gazette tenders its condolence to the bereaved ones.

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.

Rev. J. G. Sloane, the newly appointed pastor of the Farmerville circuit of the Methodist church, writes us that unless providentially hindered he will preach at Farmerville on the second Sunday in January, 1904.

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.

At a “tacky” party given the young people by Miss Annie Pleasant Monday night, the prizes were won by Miss Cora Cook and Mr. Ludwig Hartman, with Miss Lucy Holman and Mr. Charles Keck as close seconds.

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. H. E. Archer desires us to tender his sincere and heartfelt thanks for the gentle kindness shown to him and his family by his neighbors during the late sickness and death of his beloved wife.

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.

Mrs. S. A. Hardy, Miss Kate Hardy and Messrs. R. M. Hardy and McNary Hardy, all of Ruston, are visiting Farmerville during the holidays and are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Trimble.

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.

Monroe is a more popular name than Roosevelt in South American.

After the sale of their lands the Philipine fri?ms are going to leave the islands.

If there were a strenuous Roosevelt at the head of affairs in Columbia we would have a mid-winter war int he tropics.

American typewriters, sewing machines and cash registers have paralized similar industries in Germany; and American shoes are rapidly doing the same.

“God forbid,” exclaimed Senator Pettus in speaking of the Panama affair, “that this giant republic of ours should ever become too great to maintain its own honor.”

The democratic members of the Senate had decided to be bound by caucus rule, and the republicans will now have to deal with a united minority under Senator Gorman’s leadership.

Over 3,000,000,000 pennies have been shipped from the Philadelphia mint in the past five years. Placed sis by side they would stretch 23,000 miles or nearly around the earth.

The defeated revolutionists in Santo Domingo are trying to induce our government to help them back in power, for which they are willing to grant us sovereignty over the anarchic republic.

Representative Williams, the democratic leader of the House, has become an ardent champion of Canadian reciprocity; and he believes it will make a good campaign issue.

A non-commissioned officer in Germany has just been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment for cruelty to recruits while the captain, who permitted it, was condemned to remain four weeks in his room.

During a hunt of two hours the German Kaiser killed none deer and three wild boars. As is usual in these royal hunts, he took up a safe position in the forest and had the half tame animals driven past him.

J. D. Barksdale, Esq., of Ruston is attending court.

Monday was the banner day for payment of poll taxes, 104 being paid up.

Dr. March, of San Angelo, Tex., is here this week on legal business.

Messrs. Munholland, Preaus and Anderson are billed to address the voters of ward 10 at Mt. Ararat Friday night.

Favorite Family Remedy. Frequently accidents occur in the household, which cause burns, cuts, sprains and bruises; for use in such cases, Ballard’s Snow Liniment has for many years been the constant favorite family remedy.  25c, 50c, and $1.00 at R. Haas’

Mr. R. J. Rasbury and family are moving to Ruston this week. Mr. F. E. Mayo will occupy the Rasbury residence.

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.

Mr. W. J. Turnage has been confined to his room for several days past suffering from a severe attack of muscular rheumatism. We wish him a speedy recovery.

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.

Mr. R. W. Buce and wife are here from Winnfield on a visit during the holidays. Mr. Buce is the brother of Mrs. F. f. Preaus, and they are the guests of District Attorney and Mrs. Preaus.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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