Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
March 30, 1904

Thin ice Monday morning in this section.

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

Mr. H. Ludwig was at home yesterday. He is now working at Victoria.

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

Town lots will soon be sold at Lapile, Ark. Watch out for the big ad.

The neighborhood adjacent to Junction City was pretty well represented during court last week.

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

Mrs. Lou Jameson returned the first of the week from a visit to Miss Eda Jameson, who is teaching music near Bernice.

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

J. M. Littleton, a white youth about about 17 years of age, ws caught in a fly wheel last week on one of the gasoline boats, and severely bruised.

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¢.

Haag’s show will exhibit in Farmerville today. Of course all the little folks, and some of the older ones too, are jubilant at the prospect of going to a circus.

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

Messrs. H. L. and W. c. Lewman, contractors; and A. J. Bryan, architect, are here looking after their interests in a controversy over the building of the court house.

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

Mr. R. L. Roland and wife came to Farmerville Saturday. Mr. Roland will superintend the construction of the court house in place of Mr. J. M. Morrow, who goes to Tupelo, Miss., to see to the proper erection of a court house there.

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.

Through oversight The Gazette failed to chronicle the death of Mrs. R. A. Gibson, who died at her home near Oakland March 8th, 1904. Her death was caused by a severe attack of measles, followed by pneumonia. We extend deepest sympathy to the bereaved family.

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.

The prospect for deep water in the D’Arbonne for some time to come is very promising. The steamer Oceola and the gasoline packets have been making regular trips to Farmerville landing. The steamer Handy came up yesterday with a full cargo. She divides her time between this stream and some other Ouachita tributaries.

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. and Mrs. J. B. McLaurin of Bernice, were called home last week by the severe illness of Mr. McLaurin’s mother. The above young couple are fitting themselves to fight life’s battle together. Mr. McLaurin is taking lectures in medicine and will soon be a full-fledged M. D. Mrs. McLaurin has been studying pharmacy and has passed the necessary examination entitling her to compound medicines for the sick. We wish them both much success in the avocations they have chosen.

“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.

The following items appeared in yestersday’s Shreveport Times under head of correspondence:

Jonas Selig arrived last Tuesday evening to spend a few days with his fiancee, Miss Hirsch, who is visiting here.

C. J. C. Keck, civil engineer on the Farmerville & Southern railroad work, leaves for his home in St. Louis tomorrow. Mr. Keck has made Farmerville his home for several months, and his many friends regret to see him leave.

The Epworth league gave a literary entertainment at the Methodist church tonight. A very pretty program was carried out, and Mrs. C. H. Jameson is deserving of much praise for her efficient management of the affair.

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.

Municipal Election

The election Monday for town officials was so quiet that only those who were directly interested seemed to know that there was an election. There were two tickets in the field, and the vote was as follows:


W. F. Jackson32
W. P. Chandler15


R. Haas43
M. W. Wilson 36
O. Baughman35
G. Hartman34
W. J. Turnage15
C. H. Jameson13
C. H. Murphy12

The result gives Farmerville the following officers to serve for the ensuing year:

Mayor, W. F. Jackson; Aldermen, O. Baughman, M. W. Wilson, R. Haas, G. Hartman.

The personel of the ticket elected is good and we expect from them a good and sound administration. If they do not give it to us, we can have the satisfaction one year hence of “turning the rascals out.”

STANDS HEAD. There is something about Hunt’s Lightning Oil that no other liniment possesses. Others may be good, but it is surely the best. It does all you recommend it for and more. For sprains, cuts, bruises, burns, aches and pains it has no equal on earth. It stands head on my medicine shelf. Very truly yours, T. J. BROWNLOW, Linvingston, Tenn. 25 and 50c bottles.

Mr. F. E. Mayo happened to a painful accident last week. While riding along and driving a roped cow, the animal became unmanageable and by some means jerked Mr. Mayo from his horse, inflicting painful bruises in back and hips. He was allowed to eat some of the beef as a panaces for all his troubles.

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¢.


The members of Camp No. 379 of the U. C. V., of Union Parish, are requested to meet in Farmerville, La., on Monday, April 18th, 1904, for the purpose of electing officers for another year; to decided time and place for the next Parish reunion; to pay dues and transact any other business that may come up. A good attendance is expected. E. J. LEE, Commander.

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.

Chairman of Republican conventions in Ohio and Iowa this year are being provided with slug-shots.

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.

Now they have invented the seedless apple. The vermiform appendix might as well never have been created.


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.

The President exclaimed “With all mankind we are now in friendship.” Next day was broke out in Ohio, Iowa and New York.


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

The great Russian railway through Siberia to the Pacific, 6,000 miles long, has cost $81,000 per mile.

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.

STRAY COW. A stray cow cam to my place, near Shiloh about middle of October, of following description: Black cow with white bush tail, white hind feet and white blaze face. Marked swallow fork in each ear and underbit in the left. owner can get her by paying charges. If not called for, she will be sold on Saturday, April 16, to the highest bidder at my place. B. F. Lowery, Shiloh, La.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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