Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
June 1, 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.


The new court house is a stable and beautiful edifice.

Ouachita City is also patronizing the court this week.

Mr. R. E. Pace, of Marion, was in Farmerville Tuesday on business.

Dr. R. L. Love, of Mosely’s Bluff, was a visitor to town Monday.

I am prepared to counteract the effects of summer heat with cold ice drinks. KARL A. PLEASANT.

Miss Corrie Dawkins after a visit to Monroe returned Sunday afternoon.

Read advertisement headed “To Public School Teachers,” which appears in this issue.

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

Miss. Bertha A. Cook, who has been teaching school in Boyce, La., returned home yesterday.

Mr. George E. Head, a prominent lawyer from Arcadia, was in town Tuesday on legal business.

Madames B. B. Thomas and J. H. Roark, of Marion, were visitors to Farmerville Monday.

Photographs! Photographs!!

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


Mr. J. H. Sanders is visiting Farmerville now, having arrived yesterday.

Judge W. R. Roberts, of Bernice, is in attendance on the district court this week.

Mr. Marion McLeod, of Ruston, was in town last week looking after the proofs of the death of his father the late Capt. H. W. McLeod.

Why do you want to suffer with thirst and warm weather when you can quench your thirst and cool off at the soda font and winter quarters of KARL A. PLEASANT.

Our neighboring town, Marion, cannot much be censured for wanting a court house because the people patronize the one here so freely.

Mr. C. T. Simmons, of Marion, who represents in Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, paid THE GAZETTE an appreciated visit Tuesday.

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¢.

Rev. J. M. Franklin and wife came to Farmerville Friday on a visit to their daughter, Mrs. W. F. Jackson, and left for their home in Bienville Parish Tuesday. They were accompanied by their little grand daughter Ruth Patterson.

Another One. T. W. Alexander, Bracken, Mo., says; “I had a chance to purchase and use one bottle of Hunt’s Lightning Oil. I think it is the best liniment I ever saw.” Mr. Alexander speaketh wisely and truly. 25 and 50c bottles.

Mr. A. C. Pepple of Dallas, Texas, who represents the Art Metal Construction Company of St. Louis was a visitor to Farmerville Tuesday and sold the parish a part of the furnishings for the court house.

Mr. W. C. Lewman, of the firm of M. T. Lewman & Co., contractors, who are erecting the new court house, arrived yesterday and is helping to put the finishing touches on the main tower of the building.

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 GAZETTE knows of a number of persons who are speaking of locating in Farmerville, and brick is being burned to put up buildings. The town is destined to grow rapidly now for the next few years.

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 photographs. J. B. ADCOCK

Where Others Failed. “Each spring for five or six years I broke out with a kind of Eczema which nothing seemed to relieved permanently. Finally I tried a box of Hunt’s Cure, which promptly cured me. Two years have passed by but the trouble has not returned.” MRS. KATE HOWARD, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 50c. per box.

Messrs. C. B. Roberts and J. D. Barksdale, of Ruston, are two visiting attorneys to the court. The former brought with him his daughter Miss Bessie, and the latter was accompanied by his wife.

The Ladies Aid Society of the Farmerville Baptist church will give a “Measuring Party” next Thursday beginning at 8 o’clock p. m. in the Smith grove in town, for the purpose of raising funds for the church. The public are invited. This is for a good purpose and we hope all will go and contribute their mite.

Test Its Value. Simmons’ Liver Purifier is the most valuable remedy I ever tried for constipation and disordered Liver. It does its work thoroughly, but does not gripe like most remedies of its character. i certainly recommend it whenever opportunity occurs. W. M. TOMLINSON, Oswego, Kansas. Price 25c.

Mr. G. D. Sanders has, so THE GAZETTE is informed, made arrangements to move to Farmerville and will engage in business here. Farmerville is to be congratulated as Mr. Sanders is a christian gentleman and the town welcomes such. Mr. Sanders has for years represented The Southern Grocer Co., Ltd., of Monroe, and is well known here.

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.

News comes from Marion that in about three more weeks the grading on the Farmerville & Southern railroad will be completed as far as the line has been definitely located. It is thought now that the line as first established will be abandoned and the road run in a north easterly direction from Cecil joining the Little Rock & Monroe railroad.

Buggies! Buggies!

A carload of buggies. I have light buggies, heavy buggies, single buggies, double buggies, and there are no humbuggies in the statement. Any style you want almost any price you want. They were bought to suit the trade and everybody can be suited. Come and look at them even if you do not buy. It pleases us to show them because the assortment is so unique. You can ride with ease and in style if you will but call on

J. D. BAUGHMAN, Farmerville, La.

THE GAZETTE acknowledges, with thanks, a most excellent treat in the shape of large juicy peaches on the farm of Mr. Henry T. Brown, of D’Arbonne. Mr. Brown brought one limb on which were eight well matured and ripened peaches so thick that they rested one against the other. This is one of the finest fruit countries on earth as evidenced by the exhibit of Mr. Brown, and were farmers to give more attention to its culture it would become a paying product of our section of the country.


Are your oats ready to harvest, if so, call on me and get the McCormick Vertical lift mower, rake and grinder. It not only saves your oats, but your peas, sorghum and crab grass. The mower can be used in corn land, across or otherwise, the stalks will not hinder the progress of the machine. Car load just received. Satisfaction guaranteed.

B. F. Post, Lillie, La.

Dr. O. H. Thompson, of Marion, has formed a partnership with Dr. Walter E. Black, lately of Oklahoma Territory. Dr. Black is a graduate of Memphis Medical College and a post graduate of the Tulane Medical College, of New Orleans. Dr. Black is a young man and we are pleased to see him locate in our parish.

Cured Old Sores. Westmorland, Kans., May 5, 1902. Ballard Snow Liniment Co.: Your Snow Liniment cured an old sore on the side of my chin that was supposed to be a cancer. The sore was stubborn and would not yield to treatment, until I tried Snow Liniment, which did the work in short order. My sister, Mrs. Sophia J. Carson, Allensville, Miffin Co., Pa., has a sore and mistrusts that it is a cancer. Please send her a 50c bottle. Sold by J. D. Brughman.

On Saturday, 4th day of June next, everyone interested is requested to meet at the Shiloh Cemetery to assist in cleaning and beautifying same. All are expected to bring tools and dinner, and make an all day job of it, or until finished. At 11 o’clock there will be preaching by the pastor, Rev. W. J. Feazel. All are invited to stop one hour to hear him. Come soon so as to put in half day before preaching hour.

Karl A. Pleasant has in connection with his family grocery a soda fountain, and is prepared to serve the public with all kinds of cold drinks and ice cream, and will always be prepared to supply the public with ice.

Town Marshal W. J. Roan, after an illness of about three weeks, died Thursday night May 26. He was buried Friday in the Taylor graveyard about five miles north of town. Mr. Roan left rather a large family and to them THE GAZETTE extends sympathy in their bereavement.

Come and see our new carload of Surreys all styles and prices. They were bought to suit every body and every body can be suited. The biggest and best display of vehicles ever brought to Farmerville. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Miss Reita Hartman, Secretary of the O. E. S. grand lodge, left last Thursday for Lake Charles, it being reported that that Lodge had forfeited its charter. Miss Hartman will visit other points while away both in the interest of the lodge and on pleasure.

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. J. G. Trimble and wife returned from the World’s Fair Friday. Mr. Trimble returned home and Mrs. Trimble is now visiting her mother’s family in Ruston.

Already Ready. Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets cured me of third day chills and rid my system of malarial poison. They do what you say they will. I now carry a package in my vest pocket. They are always ready. L. M. DUNCAN, Pleasant Hill, La. 25c per box.

THE GAZETTE acknowledges the receipt of two enormously large turnips sent to the office by Mrs. Henry Roy. They measure respectively twenty five and twenty seven inches in circumference.

Acute Rheumatism. Deep tearing or wrenching pains, occasioned by betting wet through; worse when at rest, or on first moving the limbs and in cold or damp weather, is cured quickly by Ballard’s Snow Liniment. Oscar Oleson, Gibson City, Illinois, writes Feb. 16, 1902: “A year ago I was troubled with a pain in my back. It soon got so bad I could not bend over. One bottle of Ballard’s Snow Liniment cured me.” 25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold by J. D. Baughman..

The steamer Oceola sank Friday night while anchored at the Farmerville landing. The cause seems to be unknown but it is generally believed that the boat was tied too closely on the bank and that the bayou was falling so rapidly as to cause the boat to crean so as to allow water to run into the hatches. The machinery will be taken off by the owners and the boat rebuilt.

Surreys! Surreys!

A carload of Surreys! I have all grades of Surreys, light or heavy. I desire to please my customers. Have Surreys for all and at prices you can pay. I want you to ride easy and then you will ride more and get healthy and rich. Come and see for yourselves. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

The residence of Mr. W. Z. T. Nolan, about eleven miles below Farmerville, was destroyed by fire Saturday morning between two and three o’clock. All the contents of the house were burned. The loss amounts to about $1000. No insurance. His son, Louis Nolan and his son in law Ernest Dodd also lost all of their personal belongs in the fire.

Have You a Cough? A dose of Ballard’s Horehound Syrup will revieve it Have you a cold? A dose of Herbine at bed time and frequent small doses of Horehound Syrup during the day will remove it. Try it for whooping cough, for asthma, for consumption, for bronchitis. Mrs. Joe McGrath, 327 E. !st street, Hutchinson, Kan., writes: “If I have used Ballard’s Horehound Syrup in my family for 5 years, and find it the best and most palatable medicine I ever used.” 25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold by J. D. Baughman.

“The Faculty and Graduating Class of the Louisiana Industrial Institute desire the honor of your presence at their Commencement Exercises Institute Auditorium Friday morning June 10, 1904, Ruston.” We acknowledge the above with thanks and trust that the future of the faculty, graduating class and Institute may be successful and redound to the honor of the State.

G. H. Hayden, who formerly spent some time in Union Parish as a repairer of sewing machines, will learn something of interest by communicating with S. B. Baird, of Hamburg, Ark. If any of our readers know Mr. Hayden’s whereabouts, they will confer a favor on all parties concerned by sending him a copy of this notice.

THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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