Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
March 16, 1904

The bayou is still falling slowly.

The gasoline boats are still able to run up the bayou.

Mr. J. M. Anderson, of Marion, was in town Saturday.

The grading of the railroad has been completed to Marion.

A good cooking stove, complete, for $10, at J. D. Baughman’s.

Watch out for the big advertisement of sale of town lots at Lapile, Ark.

Mr. I. T. Fowler made a business trip to Monroe the first of the week.

For first class hotel accommodations stop at the Mayo House on Main Street.

Sunday night a twelve-pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Slade, of Truxno vicinity.

A complete line of Cooking Stoves and all competition met, at J. D. Baughman’s.

We learn the smallpox has broken out in several places in the country. The situation in town is improving.

FISH! FISH! Look out for fresh fish every Tuesday and Saturday. JOHN HOFFMAN.

Messrs. D. O. Ramsey, John Shaver and W. A. Mashaw made a trip to Monroe last week on the Steamer Handy.

JUST RECEIVED — A car load of fine Missouri and Texas mules, also a few nice driving and saddle horses. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. John Wallace, who formerly lived in Farmerville, was in town Tuesday and bought a pair of good mules.

Lapile, Ark., is a new town on the Bastrop & El Dorado railroad. Town lots will be sold there in a few weeks. Get one.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kahn and Miss Ida Haas, of Dallas, Texas, are visiting the family of Mr. Rudolph Haas in Farmerville.

Our fertilizers have arrived at Farmerville landing, and we are now prepared to furnish you with all you need. BALLARD & BAUGHMAN.

Mr. A. S. Keck, of the Farmerville & Southern engineer corps, was in Farmerville Tuesday, and stated that their work was about completed.

I have opened up a hotel at the Rasbury residence and am prepared to accommodate transient custom or regular boarders. F. E. MAYO.

Monday night the gin house of Mr. L. M> Dendy, situated near Bernice, was destroyed by fire. No particulars except that lose was partially covered by insurance.

Spectacles. I am selling spectacles of all kinds cheap. Can suit you in material and fits your eyes.. See my line before buying. HENRY ARCHER.

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 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¢.

We are informed that one day last week while a Mormon elder was passing along the road, three or four parties pounced on him and beat him pretty severely. Such acts as this should be fully investigated by the grand jury; and the guilty parties should be made to pay the penalty of the law.

“Makes It Go Way.” We simply can’t do without it. We are not going to try. When Bobby stubs or cuts his toe it’s “Ma, where’s the Lightning Oil?” When little Dick’s been playing with a bumble bee, it’s “Where the Lightning Oil?” The echo of all our afflictions is “Where’s the Lightning Oil?” It’s the balm that makes the pains go way. Sincerely yours, P. CASSIDY, MONTEVALLO, Ala. 25 and 50c bottlers.

In our description recently of the Handy’s reception on her maiden trip to Farmerville landing, we omitted to mention the fact that her pilot was a Farmerville boy — Mr. Laurene Cook. Laurence always had a “hankering” for steamboat life, and a few years ago he started out to get his heart’s desire. That he succeeded well is shown by the fact that he is pilot of the Handy, and has served in that capacity on other boats for some time previous.

FURNITURE — STOVES. — I have just received a car load of Furniture and can now suit the trade. A complete assortment of Bedsteads, Dressers, Wardrobes, Bureaus, Rockers. Chairs, Mattresses, Bedsprings, Safes, etc., and I am in a position to furnish everything needed for housekeeping. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Miss Lucie Holman, first assistant teacher in the Farmerville High School, left yesterday morning for her home at Adairsville, Ky. Because of the measles and two or three mild cases of small pox, the school had dwindled down to such an extent that it was necessary to cut down the corps of teachers. Miss Holman was accompanied as far as Bernice by Mr. J. H. Stewart.

FOUND — At Union Grocery Company — Eight bars of washing soap for 25 cents.

Apparently people are staying away from Farmerville for fear of contracting the smallpox. We assure our friends and the public generally that there is practically no danger in visiting Farmerville. It is true that there are a few patients here who are afflicted with the disease closely resembling smallpox, but it is a very mild form, and does not seem to be very contagious.

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

The bayou is playing our court house people a mean trick; it won’t stay up long enough for much material to be brought up. But, then, she is under orders from Headquarters.

District court convenes here on next Monday. The grand jury will be empaneled and will look into the violations of the law.

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¢.

Mayor Harrison, of Chicago, is at this moment saying, “What’s the use of co-operating with labor unions to compel the payment of high wages?” For the Federation of Labor has boycotted him — although he is in no business except trying t o keep order in the city! Politics is a hard road to travel.


The above reward has been deposited with the Farmerville State Bank and will be paid to the person who delivers the body of J. B. Faulkner, who is charged with attempt to rape, into the parish jail at Farmerville, La., within four months from this date. Mch 5, 1904. W. J. PATRICK, D. T. PORTER

It was supposed that everything canalwise “ran with the land” so that $10,000,000 which Congress authorized to be paid to “the Republic of Colombia” could be legally paid to the republic of Panama without any fuss. But the Comptroller kicks. So a new law must be passed before the money can be paid.


All persons are hereby warned not to trespass on any of my land in any way, and if they have fencing or other improvements thereon, they are notified to move them within thirty days from this date, under penalty of the law. Mrs. S. J. LOWERY. March 16th, 1904.

It is stated with authority that President Roosevelt does not care who is nominated for Vice-President. This leaves the path clear for Funston.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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