Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
January 6, 1904

Mr. Mose Hartman is on a visit to the “old folks.”

Mr. R. Haas is now selling goods for Mr. J. D. Baughman.

Read estray notice of T. T. Wade in another column.

Civil Engineer Martin has been on the sick list for several days.

Mrs. McLemore died at her home near Cecil on the 30th ult.

The girls again have the right to propose, after a lapse of eight years.

The gasoline boat Warren came to the Farmerville landing last week.

Mr. M. Guggenheim now occupies the residence vacated by Mrs. Shuster.

A crowd left here on Monday evening on a camp bunt on the Ouachita.

Read estray advertisement and dissolution notice in this issue of The Gazette.

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

A meeting of the directors of the Farmerville State Bank is called for January 12th.

Mr. C. H. Murphy has been suffering for some time with a very painful rising on his finger.

Will have a car load of good mules in Farmerville on Thursday, January 7th, J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. John Shaver, manager of the Camie, Cecil & Fay telephone lines, returned to Farmerville on the 1st.

“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. J. H. Anderson has moved into the residence known as the old poor house in the southern part of town.

Mrs. S. C. Rabun and Mrs. M. B. Shultz went to Monroe last week, the latter returning home on Friday.

Mr. a. E. Hudson, of Winnfield spent the holidays with his mother in Farmerville. He returned home on the 1st.

Messrs. H. D. Pardue and W. O. Bearden, opposing candidates for police juror in ward 5, called on The Gazette Monday.

The young people were handsomely entertained at a Leap Year party given at the residence of Mr. W. F. Jackson on the night of the 1st.

Safe, swift and sure is the proper description of Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets. Cure colds in a day. Can be carried in vest pocket. Easy to take. Guaranteed. Price 25 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Messrs, Martin and Keck, engineers working on the Farmerville & Southern railroad, have moved their headquarters out to Denison’s camp.

Hons. F. F. Preaus and W. D. Munholland are billed to speak at Marion on next Friday night. Both of these gentlemen are excellent speakers and will interest any audience.

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 GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.

Mr. W. A. Perryman, of Ruston, visited friends and relatives in Farmerville the first of the week.

Mr. Harvey Farley and Miss Genie Readen were married at the home of the bride’s parents on last Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock, Justice of the Peace J. B. Cole officiating. The Gazette tenders its congratulations.

The Twentieth Century Club held its regular meeting at the residence of Miss Maude Selig last evening. The review of Othello was ably led by Mrs. Trimble and the usual amount of enthusiasm was displayed. The feature of the next meeting will be an informal discussion of Romeo and Juliet.

Read the registration notice of J. M. Underwood, registrar, to be found elsewhere. In order to vote at the general election next April you must not only hold your two tax receipts, but you must also have registered. This is an entirely new registration will not hold good. Meet Mr. Underwood on the dates named and attend to this matter while it is fresh in your mind.

Rev. Carlisle P. B. Martin L. L. D. Waverly, Texas, writes: “Of a morning, when first rising, I often find a troublesome collection of phlegm, which produces a cough, and is very hard to dislodge; but a small quantity of Ballard’s Horehound Syrup will at once dislodge it, and the trouble is over. I know of no medicine that is equal to it, and it is so pleasant to take. I can most cordially recommend it to all persons, needing a medicine for throat and lung troubles.” Price 25c, 50c, $1.00 bottle.

To My Friends. I am now in the employ of Mr. J. D. Baughman, at his store, and will be pleased to have my friends call to see me. I will be glad at all times to serve all customers as well as friends, and I will try to give satisfaction as heretofore. R. HAAS.

Best Liniment on Earth.  Henry D. Baldwin, Supt. City Water Works,
Shullsburg, Wis., writes: “I have tried many kinds of liniment, but have neer received much benefit until I used Ballard’s Snow Liniment for rheumatism and pains. I think it is the best liniment on earth.” 25c, 50c and $1.00 bottle.

It is with much regret that we are called upon to chronicle the death of Mr. B. T. Hopkins. He died at his home in Marion last Friday afternoon, after an illness of several days. For many year Mr. Hopkins was a prominent merchant of Marion. He was a man who always took a deep interest in public affairs, and was a member of the parish school board at the time of his death, ever taking an active interest in the cause of education. A christian man, a moral and upright citizen, his loss will be severely felt by his community. He leaves a widow and two daughters to mourn his death. Mr. Hopkins was bout 50 years of age.

Messrs. J. M. and A. G. Tatum, sons of our townsman, Mr. Organ Tatum, arrived home from the Philippine Islands on December 30th last. They have been serving in those islands as regulars in the United States army: Thieir term of enlistment having expired they received an honorable discharge and immediately set out for home. They are looking well, as though army life agrees with them.

Simple Colds, Cease to be simple, if at all prolonged. The safest way is to put them aside at the very beginning. Ballard’s Horehound Syrup stops a cold and removes the cause of colds. 25c, 50c and$1.00 bottle.

The number of poll tax receipts issued by Sheriff Murphy reached the number of 1588. With the number of voters who have passed the age limit for paying poll taxes and the number of young men who will have reached the age of 21 years, Union Parish ought to poll at least 2000 voters in the next election.

Caesar conquered Britain. Malaria was conquered by Simmons’ Liver purifier (tin box.) Protected from moisture, dust and insects. Clears the complexion, cures constipation, aids and corrects action of the liver. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Hon. C. K. Lewis, candidate for State senator, and Hon. J. E . Clayton, candidate for district attorney, were in Farmerville Monday in the interest of their respective candidacies and addressed the “dear people”. Other candidates also spoke and told the people of their own fitness for the positions to which they aspired.

My friend, are you suffering from any annoying skin disease, such as Ringworm, Tetter, Eczema or anything similar? If so, just try one box of Hunt’s Cure. It never fails. Guaranteed. Price 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

Mr. M. W. Wilson has been appointed by Miss Etta Shuster’s bondsmen, as acting postmaster until some one is appointed and commissioned to fill the vacancy occasioned by Miss Etta’s removal to Monroe. Mr. J. K. Atkinson is now deputy postmaster.

Parents, do not neglect your children’s coughs, sore throats colds, etc.; they often lead to fatal results. Try Simmon’s Cough Syrup. Pleasant, safe and sure. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins. 

Mr. J. C. Maroney and wife came to Farmerville on Dec. 31st, and are domiciled with the family of Mr. Jas. Hall. Jim looks like a happy man, and well he may be.

No equal on earth has Hunt’s Lightning Oil for Rheumatism and Neuralgia, as well as Sprains, Cuts, Burns, Bruises, and Insect Bites and Stings. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

You cannot afford to trifle with a cough. It may result in some serious if not fatal malady. Take time by the forelock and use Simmons’ Cough Syrup. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cts. Sold by J. D. Baughman and B. T. Hopkins.

The Gazette has received and put in position a new gasoline engine. It works like a charm, and is a big improvement on the steam engine. The “ad” of the company from whom it was bought can be found in another column.

Mrs. I. Shuster and family will move to Monroe, where they will make their future home. This excellent family have resided in Farmerville for many years, and have many warm friends here who regret their removal.

Mr. J. B. Bark has moved his family from Victoria, Ark., to the S. W. Ramsey old place, four miles north of town. We welcome Mr. Clark and his excellent family to this vicinity.

Mr. Owen Ramsey is again behind the counters of Mr. W. J. Turnage. He is assisted in his work by Mr. M. W.. Wilson, during Mr. Turnage’s illness.

Messrs. J. C. Honeycutt and Robt. Slawson have moved their families into the residence recently vacated by Mr. F. Mayo.

There was a meeting of the “Jolly Six” at the Hartman house on Thursday night, and singing and dancing made the hours seem short.

Miss Carrie Shuster left Monday for Monroe. The rest of the family will follow this week.

Mr. J. A. Manning, of Ruston, is visiting friends and relatives in Farmerville.


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