March 2, 1904
Miss Elma Barnes came to Farmerville Monday.
Mr. Louis Arent visited the home-folk last Sunday.
Mr. F. E. Mayo made a business trip to Monroe Saturday.
Mr. J. T. Wainwright of Shiloh, was in Farmerville Monday.
Mr. J. H. Stewart is in Monroe looking after the shipping of the court house material.
The new steamer Handy proved quite an attraction last Friday afternoon and night.
FISH! FISH! Look out for fresh fish every Tuesday and Saturday. JOHN HOFFMAN.
Two of Marion’s aged people died last Thursday. They were Mr. C. A. Johnston and Mrs. Sallie Hollis.
Messrs. J. M. Morrow and Jas. Aikin have the honor of being the first passengers on the new steamer Handy.
Ever ready, always reliable, are Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets. They cure a Cold quicker than any known remedy. Easy to carry, pleasant to take. Guaranteed. Price 25 ct. For sale by J. D. Baughman.
Prof. W. L. Griffin informs us that Mr. I. L. Haile and Miss Sallie Shaw were married near Marion last week.
We have a full line of Lard’s Meats and Sugar and can make it to you interest to call on us before buying. UNION GROCERY CO.
Hon. C. B. Roberts and Judge Allen Barksdale, attorneys from Ruston, are in attendance upon court this week.
Dr. J. G. Taylor has opened up a stock of drugs in the store-room in the northeast corner of the Donley Hotel building.
Dentistry. I will be in Bernice, Monday, March 7th, to stay one week prepared to do all kinds of dental work. C. H. LAURENCE.
Mr. Julius Arent made a trip to Sadie and other points in the parish last Thursday in the interest of his fire insurance agency.
Mrs. Ellen Levi, Mrs. Oscar Baughman and Mr. D. E. Laupheimer returned last week from an extended trip to New Orleans.
At best life is but short. Do not make it shorter yet by rank neglect of that cough of yours, when one bottle of Simmons Cough Syrup would cure you. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. BAUGHMAN.
Don’t forget the place. No trouble to price goods. To price them means a sale. We have a full line of everything kept in a first class grocery. UNION GROCERY CO.
Sufficient material was brought up on the steamer Handy Friday to give the court house force a starter on the foundation work.
Mrs. Wm. Turnage, grandmother of our townsman, Mr. W. J. Turnage, died near Cherry Ridge yesterday evening in the 88th year of her age. THE GAZETTE tenders its sympathies to the bereaved relatives. Mrs. Turnage will be buried in the Farmerville cemetery this afternoon at 4 o’clock.
Mr. W. D. Munholland left Saturday morning on the Handy for the home of his parents, where he goes to recuperate from a siege of sickness.
All itching diseases are embarrassing as well as annoying. Hunt’s Cure will instantly relieve and permanently cure all forms of such diseases. Guaranteed. Price 50 cts. For sale by J. B. BAUGHMAN.
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 registration books closed Monday with a total of 945. This is not a good showing for a parish that could have a voting strength of nearly 3000; and yet the kickers against the administration of affairs are usually found in that class of people who neglect not only a right but the duty of having a “say-so”. And Lincoln Parish makes no better show than Union. Is it possible that the citizens of this section have lost faith in the sovereignty of the people?
DENTAL NOTICE. I will be in Bernice from 3rd to 10th of March, and in Cherry Ridge from 11th to 17th of March, prepared to do all kinds of dental work. J. M. THURMON.
For catarrh and colds in the head, Hunt’s Lightning Oil inhaled is a sure cure. A few drops taken internally relieves and cures cramp, colic, cholera, morbus and such troubles. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cents. Sold by J. D. Baughman.
To sit down quietly and wait till the other man decides a question of importance, and then raise a kick, will just be the case of the man who could and wouldn’t pay his poll tax and who could and wouldn’t register. While the registration books are virtually closed there’ll still be a chance for you to get your name on the list of voters up to within 30 days of the April election. If you have any interest in the welfare of your country, place yourself in position to have a voice in the conduct of affairs.
I will have at D’Arbonne on Friday and Satuday, March 4th and 5th, and at Farmerville, Monday, March 7th, a nice lot of young Missouri mules, and saddle and driving horses. Meet me at places and dates named above, if you want good stock. J. D. BAUGHMAN.
Don’t Become Discouraged. But use Simmon’s Liver Purifier (tin box.) Many imitations of the original, so be careful and see that it’s “Purifier” and manufactured by the A. C. Simmons, Jr., Medicine Co. For sale by J. D. Baughman.
Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, but Simmon’s Cough Syrup soothes any breast if same be afflicted with colds, coughs and like troubles. Guaranteed. Price 25 and 50 cent. Sold by J. D. Baughman.
W. A. Perryman killed and exhibited his prize hog on the street last Wednesday, the dressed carcass weighing 422 pounds. This animal was of the Berkshire breed and was 14 months and 18 days old, and was the same animal which took the first premium for the best hog exhibited at the Lincoln Parish and Calhoun fairs last fall. It was truly a fine porcine specimen and shows what can be done in hog raising int his section. — Ruston Leader.
WARNING NOTICE. All parties are hereby warned not to dump any dead carcasses on my property under penalty of the law. I will also prosecute any person who leaves a dead animal near the road between my place and Farmerville. Take warning and act accordingly. J. D. BAUGHMAN
Parties visiting the Farmerville cemetery should be careful to close the gate. Last Sunday the gate was wide open and mules and goats were in the cemetery trampling over the graves and eating the shrubbery in that sacred spot.
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. Perry K. Hudson, of Hillsboro, Ark., and Miss Stella Holloway, daughter of Mr. John Holloway, were married last Wednesday at the home of the bride’s parents, Eld. A. J. Callaway officiating.
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¢.
Halletsvile, Texas, with a population of 3000 inhabitants, has shipped $60,000 worth of chickens and eggs within the past 4 months. No one has yet computed how many boll weevils and other insects the Hallettsville hen ate when she was not cackling over her lay. – Farm and Ranch.
Mr. Subbubs — “Bridget knows we always want dinner promptly at six, doesn’t she?” Mrs. Subbubs — “Yes”. Mr. Subbubs — “Well, you ought to ask her why she doesn’t have it ready at that hour.” Mrs. Subbubs — “I did, and she said she didn’t have to.”
This weather if so pleasant that farmers are making the time count. Their absence from town makes things look rather dull.
COME! Exercises for the close of the third quarter will be held at the school house, Friday afternoon, March 11, beginning promptly at 1:30 o’clock. Everyone is invited. Respectfully, J. B. Hix.
Reminders. Pupils should start to school at the ringing of the first bell in the morning and at noon. Tardiness is injurious to the school, and gives teachers much trouble. As one who has the welfare of your children at heart, I must request that written excuses be sent by parents whenever children are tardy or absent or wish to be excused from school. All good schools demand it. You owe it to the teachers. It will save us the trouble of coming to your house every time one of your children is tardy. It will cause pupils to know that both parent and teacher are looking after them. It will take very little of your time. Again, we can never hope to build up a good school until pupils study more at home. It the school ever draws children from the surrounding country, the children of the town must do something. I hope no one will think that I am dictating what you should do with your children at home. But every one knows that children who do not study at home can not do well at school. Let every parent join us in helping to make the school a success.
THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.