Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
June 15, 1904 

This issue of THE GAZETTE terminates my connection with the paper as editor, as I only took temporary control, pending the proprietor’s opportunity to secure an editor. I will be succeeded by Mr. L. H. Barnes, a young man of ability who will give the paper his entire attention and we predict that he will prove an able and pleasing writer, with sufficient force to hold THE GAZETTE, the equal of any country newspaper in the State. We wish THE GAZETTE and the new editor abundant success. — Very truly, W. D. MUNHOLLAND.

Distract court will convene Monday, June 20.

Mr. D. E. Laupheimer left Sunday for Marion on business.

A complete line of jewelry to be found at Union Grocery Co.

Mr. Levi Heath has purchased the business of Mr. I. T. Fowler.

Mr. Frank Thurman, of Ruston, is employed on the new court house.

After a visit to his family, Mr. M. B. Shultz left for Monroe Sunday.

A few Tennessee saddle and harness horses for sale. JAMESON & BAUGHMAN.

Mr. Henry Ham has purchased the grocery store of Mr. J. C. Honeycutt.

Mr. Henry Haas, after a visit of several weeks in Coushatta returned home Monday.

Miss Eda Jameson, who is now teaching in Bernice, came over Friday and left Saturday.

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

Hon. F. F. Preaus, after attending court at Ruston, visited Simsboro, returning home Sunday.

Buy your spectacles and other optical goods from me. I sell all kinds cheap. HENRY ARCHER.

Mr. Mitch Feazel left Monday for Nashville, Tenn., to attend the Confederate Veteran’s Reunion.

How about that new soda fount at Union Gro. Co.? Well, its all right. Try it.

Mrs. L. N. Davis and Mrs. Laurie, of Ruston, are visiting relatives in Union Parish this week.

FOR SALE. One log wagon and ox team, also one registered Durham bull. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Mr. Abe Stein paid a brief visit to Farmerville, his old home, Saturday and left Sunday for Baton Rouge.

Union Grocery Co. has added five, ten and twenty-five cent bargain departments to their stock. See them.

Miss Willie May Jackson the lovely daughter of Mayor Jackson returned home Sunday from a visit to friends in Ruston.

Messrs. Harry Van Hook, Mac. Gill and W. W. Barnes left on the 10th for Texas to purchase a drove of horses.

Judge R. B. Dawkins returned last Friday from Ruston where he had been holding a session of the district court.

Notice to the Public. After the 31st day of June I will sell rough lumber at $1.00 per hundred feet and dressed lumber at $1.20. H. F. WILSON.

Dr. J. M. Thurman will be in Farmerville Wednesday June 22. Those needing his services should be here then.

Mrs. T. J. Breed and little son are visiting relatives in Shiloh. Mr. Breed carried them over but returned the same day.

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¢.

Mr. James Ludwig, wife and children of __ came in Sunday on a visit with relatives and will spend several days.

Mr. Marshall M. Munholland, of Monroe, a brother of W. D. Munholland, was a visitor to Farmerville Tuesday.

Mrs. Luane Everett and children returned from Keachie Saturday last. Mrs. Everett intends teaching a summer school at Conway.

The Bayou D’Arbonne is navigable now on account of heavy rains at the head waters. Now is the time for merchants to get what they know they will need, before the bayou falls.

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 Farmers’ Institute, under the auspices of the State Board of Agriculture and Immigration, J. G. Lee, commissioner, will be held at Farmerville, Union Parish, La., Monday June 20, 1904.

Mr. Levi Heath presented to THE GAZETTE an onion which measured twelve inches in circumference and a beet that measured fifteen inches. They were raised here in town by Mr. Heath.

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.

Mr. J. M. Underwood, Jr., has tendered his resignation as assessor and Mr. George E. Murphy has been appointed in his stead. Mr. Underwood has accepted a position as deputy sheriff under Sheriff J. W. Taylor.

The brick work on the new court house was completed Friday morning and the walls are now being washed down. The whole of the outside work on the building will be about completed this week.

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.

Miss Mattie WAtson, of Hamburg, Arkansas, arrived Saturday last with her cousin, Mrs. Luane Everett, and left Tuesday for Conway where she will remain with Mrs. Everett for several weeks.


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.

A big barbecue will be given at Cecil, four miles north of Marion, on July 2nd instead of the 4th, as the 3rd is Sunday and preparations can not be made on that day. The public, through THE GAZETTE, is invited to attend.

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 has been informed that Capt. Ashby the engineer for the Farmerville and Southern railroad has been instructed to survey the shortest possible route from Cecil to the Little Rock and Monroe railroad which is about two miles. The Farmerville and Southern has been virtually completed to Cecil so far as grading is concerned and this junction with the Little Rock and Monroe will give Farmerville a railroad in about 80 days.

Mr. L. H. Barnes of Farmerville and Miss N… Griffith of Ruston were married Sunday. They came to Farmerville Monday where they will make their home. Mr. Barnes will take charge of THE GAZETTE next week as editor. We wish the young couple a late matrimonial ?.

What do not the people of Farmerville get to work and try to induce the Pine Hill Lumber Co., to put their mill in the town? A large mill such as this company intends to build would have an electric light plant and they could easily do so and would have placed therein a dynamo large enough to light the town with but little cost. Such enterprise as this would also induce others to come.

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.

Mr. H. W. Ragan, of Ruston, who is one of the chief promoters of the Pine Hill Lumber Co., and the Farmerville & Southern railroad came to Farmerville Monday and will remain in the parish several days looking after his large timber interest and other interests here.

There is not a day scarcely but that Farmerville has a few commercial travelers and yesterday we had eight. This is one evidence that trade conditions are improving, notwithstanding this is about the dullest season of the year.

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.

We learn from our merchants that there will be three gasoline boats up today with full cargos of freight for this town. This does not look like the town was not doing business. The whole parish is prosperous and a great big time is ahead.

The clock and bell for the new court house are here and will be put up about the latter part of this week or the first of next week. The house will be finished and the new furniture put in about 60 days.

Messrs. H. H. Vanhook and James Maroney left today for Texas to purchase a carload of good horses and mules, ready broke and expect to have same in their Stable at Farmerville not later than the 25th day of June. This stock will suit the trade and they invite those who wish to buy to give them a trial.

Mrs. F. P. Bolton and little son Frank, of Alexandria, are visiting Mrs. Bolton’s uncle Mr. Edw. Everett. They arrived Thursday, June 9.

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.

Mr. Edw. Everett, Mr. J. W. Taylor, and Dr. C. H. La–eson have received their commissions, qualified and given bonds as Clerk of Court, Sheriff and Coroner, respectively.

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.

Several persons are visiting Farmerville with a view to locating here. They believe the town will grow rapidly as soon as the railroad is completed.

TEACHERS WANTED. Teachers are wanted for the Primary and Intermediate rooms of the Farmerville High School. Apply to J. B. Hix, Farmerville, La.

Farmerville needs an ice factory and a steam laundry, both could be made to pay as soon as the road is completed.

NOTICE. I will be in Marion with my stallion on June 30 to remain three days. Anyone wanting to raise a colt can meet me on these days. Fees $10, $5 to be paid at the end of service. I guarantee fold or money returned. C. D. COVINGTON, Farmerville, La.

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. 

New people are coming into Union Parish. Wagons and teams passed through Farmerville Saturday en route to the Union Saw Mill.

As an advertising scheme, Harris Business College, Jackson, Miss., is offering a few scholarships at a big bargain. Write them.

Mr. D. C. Williams, representing Chambelain Medicine Co., was in Farmerville Tuesday and was attempting to make a contract with THE GAZETTE for advertising.

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. P. Montgomery who lives near Ouachita City was a visitor to Farmerville yesterday and reports that the Little Rock and Monroe railroad are running trains below his house. He says they are laying tracks rapidly.

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.


While I shall take charge of the post office after this issue of THE GAZETTE, my long association in the office causes me to regret my severance from its mechanical force. My relations have been pleasant with the proprietor and all connected with the paper, and I earnestly wish the paper augmented success, very truly, ERNEST GILBERT.

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 GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.


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