Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
March 23, 1904

Read advertisement of “Lost Mule” in another column.

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

Delay in receipt of our paper again caused delay in the issuance of THE GAZETTE.

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

Mr. W. A. Mashaw visited his father’s family in Ruston during the last week.

If any of your cows have stayed, read advertisement by Sam Phill in another column.

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

The steamer Handy came up Tuesday from Monroe with a full cargo of freight for our merchants.

We will have 50 tons of Gold Dust Fertilizer next trip on the Handy. BALLARD & BAUGHMAN.

Miss Flora Hirsch, of Natchez, is visiting in Farmerville. She is the guest of Miss Maude Selig.

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¢.

Mrs. J. D. Baughman and daughters Fay and Thelma went to Monroe to-day on the steamer Handy.


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.

Judges Hall, of Monroe, and Hugh, of Shreveport, held a session in circuit court in Farmerville this week.

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

Judge Allen Barksdale, Judge W. R. Roberts and Hon. C. B. Roberts are the visiting attorneys attending court this week.

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

Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Jameson have an entertainment on Friday evening in honor of their neice, Miss Sallie Chandler.

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

The many friends of Mrs. Edward Haas, of Monroe, are pleased to have her among them for a few days.

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

The small pox scare is a thing of the past. No new cases have developed since our first report; and all patients are now able to be out. It did not prove very serious with any of them. People need fear no uneasiness in coming to Farmerville now.

Mr. J. W. Parks, of Locklomond, was on the streets of Farmerville Monday.

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.

Mr. G. W. Doneghey, a building contractor of Arkansas, was in Farmerville the first of this week. While here he was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Breed.

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¢.

Read advertisement of stray mules in another column. If you hear anything of them, notify Dr. O. H. Thompson, Marion, La., and get reward.

A HOUSEHOLD NECESSITY. I would almost as soon think of running my farm without implements as without Hunt’s Lightning Oil. Of all the liniments I have ever used, for both man and beast, it is the quickest in action and richest in results. For burns and fresh cute it is absolutely wonderful. I regard it as a household necessity. Yours truly, S. HARRSION, Kosciusko, Miss.

Mr. T. A. Crow, a young attorney of Marion, is attending court here this week. It is Mr. Crow’s intention to locate in Farmerville, and THE GAZETTE extends to him a cordial welcome.

“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.

Friday Mr. W. K. Slade brought to town a negro named Witherspoon who is charged under indictment for selling liquor. He was captured near Stamps, Ark.

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.

“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.

Store fixtures for Sale, including large iron safe, patent oil tank, platform scales, truck, standing desk, large lamps, etc. apply to J. G. TRIMBLE, Farmerville, La.

Mrs. J. W. Stancil has just received the pretty line of ladies’ hats which she selected in St. Louis. Call Friday and see them.


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

A literary entertainment of the Farmerville Epword League will be given next Sunday evening at the Methodist church. The public generally are invited.

LOST MULE. Lost near Marion one mouse colored mare mule, long switch on her tail, three years old. Liberal reward will be paid for her return to me at Farmerville. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Miss Reita Hartman entertained friends on Saturday evening in honor of Miss Flora Hirsch.

Spring and Summer Hats. My new and varied line of ladies spring and summer hats will be opened up by Friday. Ladies invited to call and make their selections promptly. Mrs. J. W. Stancil.

Mr. Mose Hartman has moved his family to the house on Main Street recently vacated by Mr. Edw. Everett.

Dr. J. M. Wheelis returned to his home at Cecil Friday from Nashville, Tenn., where he has been attending a medical college.

PARDON NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that I will apply to the State Board of Pardons for a pardon for John Willie Rabun, sentenced at the October (1903) term of the 4th district court of Union Parish to two years in the state penitentiary for the crime of forgery. WARREN TYSON. Feb. 24, 1904.

Capt. Ashby, chief engineer of the Farmerville & Southern railroad was in town this week.

TAKEN UP. I have taken up three stray cows – one white, one red and the other red and white spotted. Will be sold on the 18th day of April unless claimed sooner. SAM PHILL, BERNICE, LA.

Court Items

Arthur Stripling pleaded guilty to disturbing peace and was fined $15 and costs.

Geo. Deshazen pleaded guilty to a like offense and was sentenced to pay a fine of $10 and costs.

A nolle prossequi was entered in case of State vs. Floyd Harrison et al. as to defendant Antley Jones.

R. E. Thompson was fined $50 for contempt before grand jury.

The probate and appeal docket is set down for trial for Thursday next.

There is a very light civil as well as criminal docket, all cases being of minor importance.


The court of appeals for first circuit met today with Circuit Judge J. C. Pugh and District Judge L. E. Hall presiding.

The following cases on the docket were presented and taken under advisement, judgment to be rendered in chambers: W. S. Spears et al. vs. J. A. Carroll; M. D. Brantly et al. vs. J. G. Trimble et al.; P. W. Bearden vs. T. H. Hamilton; C. M. Thompson vs. J. P. Head et al.; J. H. McCormick, receiver, vs. J. H. Smith.

After hearing the argument of counsel, court adjourned and the judges immediately left for Monroe.

The following is the grand jury that was impaneled Monday and who are now looking into violation of the law:

1W. A. Patterson, foreman1
3A. L. Smith2
4Steve Nolan2
5J. P. Smith3
7J. A. Jameson4
9Fred Tucker5
10Wm. Anderson5
11John J. Price6
14J. A. Carroll7
15J. T. Barham8
17M. F. Cary9
18L. L. Pardue9


I hereby certify the following to be the names of petit jurors drawn to serve for the term of court beginning Monday, April 18th, 1904

1Jno. T. Nolan5
2William Norman4
3W. D. Burnside7
4Isaac Reppond4
5E. D. Britton8
6J. H. Welden9
7J. S. Taunton4
8A. F. Stancil4
9G. G. Agerton6
10A. L. Stanell1
11E. O. G. Andrews4
12Ed Henderson7
13John Stripling4
14Jacob Gates2
15J. W. Beaird6
16John Carter10
17W. A. Kirkpatrick4
18J. E. Hay2
19W. C. Slaten8
20W. W. Auld8
21T. J. Cole9
22C. L. Elkins7
23W. T. Pardue10
24Wm. Rhodes7
25Octavus Andrews5
26W. A. Covinton8
27L. M. Pullen3
28S. L. Haile3
29Robt. McLeod10
30G. W. Carroll7

Witness my hand and seal of office this 22nd day of February, 1904. E. L. Ramsey, Dy. Clerk D. C.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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