Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
May 11, 1904

Newspaper Man Wanted.

I want at once an all-round newspaper man — sober and energetic — to take charge of the editorial and mechanical departments of THE GAZETTE. Will sell an interest in the plant to the right party. Send references as to qualifications and state terms.


I will give $5.00 to have our cemetery cleaned. Who will help! W. J. TURNAGE

This is a right move. Let others follow Mr. Turnage’s laudable example.

Mr. E. L. Ramsey went to Monroe Sunday on the Handy.

J. H. Anderson Esq., has gone to Arkansas on business.

The brick work on the new court house will be finished this week.

This section was visited Thursday night by a heavy rain and wind storm.

NO OTHERS. It is a class to itself. It has on rivals. It cures where others merely relieve. For aches, pains, stiff joints, cuts, burns, bites, etc., it is the quickest and surest remedy ever devised. We mean Hunt’s Lightning oil.

Judge R. B. Dawkins and District Attorney F. F. Preaus are in Ruston this week at court.

Our city fathers have begun work on the streets of Farmerville. They certainly need it.

We regret to report that Mrs. D. F. Rabun is dangerously ill at her home north of Farmerville.

The tax sale will take place next Saturday. If you are on the delinquent list, settle up before day of sale.

Eld. J. T. King left Tuesday for Nashville, Tenn., to attend the session of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Mrs. Ellen Levi and her son Mr. D. E. Laupheimer returned home Sunday on the Handy from New Orleans.

STRAYED OR STOLEN. From my place April 14th, one sorrel mare about 8 years old; branded on left hip. Any information leading to her recovery will be liberally rewarded. JIM DIXON, Farmerville, La.

Mr. M. J. Pearson has been confined to his room for several days with a serious attack of neuralgia.

Miss Reed, the popular assistant in the recent session of the Farmerville High School, left Sunday for her home in St. Louis.

Mrs. Oscar Baughman and little son returned from New Orleans last Thursday, where they had been for medical treatment.

A large assortment of blank books — ledgers, journals, day books and memorandum books — at THE GAZETTE office.

After a visit of a few weeks with relatives and friends in Farmerville, Miss Belle Trimble, Mrs. W. E. Dean and children left Sunday on the Handy for their home in Portland, Ark.

Photographs! Photographs!!

When in Bernice call and see my new photographic work. I can show you better than I can tell you.


Prof. J. B. Hix who has so satisfactorily filled the principalship of the Farmerville High School during the recent session, left Tuesday for his home near Lebanon, Tenn.

The Farmerville High School Library will be open any time after next Saturday, with Miss Reita Hartman as Librarian. As the people of Farmerville contributed so freely to the entertainments given for this purpose, every citizen is entitled to read at any time.

There will be an important meeting of Evangeline Chapter Order of the Eastern Star Friday night. All members are urgently requested to attend. By order of the Worthy Matron. GUS HARTMAN, Sec.

Have just completed my new photograph gallery, with fine sky-light, and am in position to do you better work than ever before. Call and see me. I am yours for good photos. J. B. ADCOCK

Hon. L. H. Henry, of Holmesville, representative-elect from Union Parish, left Friday for Baton Rouge to assume his duties in the legislature.


We desire to take this method of thanking our friends for their kindness and sympathy during our recent bereavement resulting in the death of our little daughter.



Strayed from my place on April 24, 1904, one dark bay mare, white spot in forehead, left hind foot white, branded “E. R.” on left hind leg, weighs 650 to 700 pounds shows saddle gaits, carries tall to right side. She was seen near Geo. Andrews place, 5 miles west of Marion, last Sunday afternoon, going in southwesterly direction. Information leading to her recovery will be rewarded. Address: WALKER WILSON, Cecil, La.

Mr. T. A. Crow, a young attorney of Farmerville, quietly hide himself away to Caldwell Parish, and on the 1st inst. was married to Miss Beulah M. Gregory, a popular young lady of Mt. Pleasant, La. The bride and groom reached Farmerville last Wednesday and are boarding at Eld. J. T. King’s. THE GAZETTE wishes them a long and happy life.

STRAYED. From my place 2 miles southwest of Linnville, on April 17, one sorrel mare and colt. The mare has a white spot in forehead, branded on left foreshoulder with “B”, about 8 years old. Colt is one year old, and when left my place had on mussle. When last heard from they were at Sawyer’s ferry. Any information leading to their recovery will be suitable rewarded. J. W. Hollis, Linnville, La.

We regret to report that Mr. J. C. Shumaker, for some years foreman of the Gazette office, died in New Orleans on the 2nd inst. He had been in poor health for several weeks, and went to New Orleans a few days before his death for medical treatment, and to be with his brother, at whose residence he died. Mr. Shumaker was a good printer and a kind heated man.

$100 Reward, $100.

The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure in all its stages, and that is Catarrh. Hall’s Catarrh cure is the only positive cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional disease requires a constitutional treatment. Hall’s Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system, thereby destroying the foundation of the disease and giving the patient strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith in its curative powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that it fails to cure. Send for list of testimonials. Address: F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo O. Sold by all Druggists, 73c. Take Hall’s Family Pills for constipation.


Camp No. 379, United Confederate Veterans, met in Farmerville on April 18th, 1904. Officers present — E. J. Lee, commander; R. M. Tatum, adjutant and 3rd lieutenant; W. M. Cole, flag bearer; P. W. Bearden, 2nd lieutenant; D. W. Dawson, sergeant. B. F. Pleasant, 1st lieutenant, absent; and D. Stein, quartermaster, dead.

On motion and second the old officers were reelected and Henry Archer chosen quartermaster.

On motion and second the following delegates were appointed to the reunion at Nashville, Tenn., June, 1904: Hale Feazel, M. Feazel, P. W. Bearden, B. F. Pleasant.

The next reunion of Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 379, will be held at Downsville, Union Parish, La., Aug. 31, 1905. Committee on program — E. T. Sellers, N. B. Osborn, John Hale, B. W. Pardue, Ed. Wallace and W. B. Ethridge.

No other business, the meeting adjourned till the time and place above named.

E. J. Lee, Commander
Henry Archer, Sec.

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 commencement exercises of the High School which took place at the Methodist church Saturday night, formed the most interesting event in the entire history of the school. For the first time graduates were sent out from the institution. The worthy ones who received diplomas on this occasion were Misses Corrie Dawkins, Mabel Gilbert, Helena Selig, and Rosa Ramsey and Mr. Henry Haas. The speeches and papers by the graduates were excellent. Delightful music was furnished by Miss Robinson’s string band and the gifted singers, Misses Reed and Pleasant and Mrs. Edward Everett. The opening address by Judge Dawkins and the closing remarks from Mr. Hix were much enjoyed. The diplomas were awarded by Dr. J. G. Taylor with a few appropriate remarks.

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¢.

Capt. Ashby informs us that the Farmerville and Southern railroad will in all probability intersect the Little Rock & Monroe road thee to four miles northeast of Cecil. Work on the road is being rushed, and probably you can take train for Farmerville about Oct. 1st.

NEVER FAILS. There is one remedy, and only one, I have ever found, to cure without fail such troubles in my family as Eczema, Ringworm, and all others of an itching character. That remedy is Hunt’s Cure. We always use it and it never fails. 50c per box. W. M. Christian, Rutherford, Tenn.

The prizes offered the pupils of the Farmerville High School were awarded as follows: The three offered by Prof. Hix to the pupils who studied the greatest number of hours were awarded to Misses Lillian Donley, Bettie Haas and Master Hill Jameson; the medal offered by Miss Reed was won by Master Lavelle Taylor; and the medal offered by Miss Ethel Robinson to the music pupil who practiced her music the greatest number of hours went to Miss Bettie Haas.

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Pleasant, of Bernice, and the eleven-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jackson, of same neighborhood, both died last week.

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. C. C. Moore dies at her home near Bernice on the 3rd instant., after a lingering illness. She leaves a husband and three children to mourn her loss.

Miss Sarah Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Jones, of Oakland, died Sunday, after a protracted illness.

General Wood thinks that soldiers could get along better if they all knew how to swim. Isn’t it even more important that they should know how to jump?

On account of an epidemic of measles breaking out in Spearsville, it was necessary to close the session of Everett Institute on May 6, and the commencement exercises which were to have taken place on May 19 had to be given up also.

Business with the Farmerville merchants is very dull. So is their advertising. They don’t seem to realize that active business and judicious advertising go hand and hand.

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¢.

Another railroad has been chartered in Monroe, which we hope will soon develop into a real, live tangible railroad, with sure enough steam cars actually running over its roadbed. It is called the Monroe & Southwestern Railway Co., and is intended to run form Monroe to Natchitoches.


This certifies that the citizens of Bernice School District will petition the legislature for a special act prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors within a radius of three miles of the Bernice school.

E. C. Colvin
L. W. Landers
April 9, 1904

Tuesday was decoration day with Pelican Lodge, K. of P., of Farmerville. Flowers were placed on the graves of the deceased members.

The Timely Time. Last spring our entire family took a few weeks’ course of Simmon’s Sarsaparilla and it s effects were extremely gratifying. We enjoyed better health all summer than usual, which we attribute to its timely use. Very gratefully yours, Samuel Hinton, De Kalb, Miss. 50c and $1 bottles.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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