Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
June 29, 1904 

Dr. P. A. Tatum of Cherry Ridge was in town Tuesday.

Miss Gertrude Ludwig left last week for a visit to her brother’s family in Ruston.

Read stray notice of H. A. Roye in this issue.

Mr. John Murphy of Spearsville was a visitor to the city Tuesday.

Attorney W. D. Munholland left Sunday on a business trip to Arkansas to be gone several days.

Read advertisement of Jessie N. Nettles in another column.

Mrs. L. E. Thomas, of Shreveport, was a visitor to Farmerville last week, the guest of Miss Annie Pleasant.

NOTICE. Rev. W. R. M. Dollar will assist me in a meeting at Mt. Tabor, La., commencing the 3rd Sunday in July. Rev. B. F. NEAL.

Mr. J. S. Cobb, of the Spearsville neighborhood was in town Tuesday and while here gave us a pleasant visit.

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

Mr. Mose Hartman of Ruston came home Monday to spend a short while with his relatives and friends.

FOR SALE. A good milk cow with young calf. Apply to J. G. TRIMBLE.

Miss Elma Barnes, who is employed with the firm of A. L. Atkins Son’s, of Arcadia, La., returned home Monday to spend a few days with relatives and friends.

Levi Heath is headquarters for everything in the general mercantile line. Give him a call. Next door to the Post Office.

Mrs. Bolton and little son, who have been visiting the family of Mr. Edw. Everett of this place for some weeks past, have returned to their home in Alexandria, La.

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

Mr. Sam Maroney, of Swartz, La., who is visiting the family of Mr. Alex Pace, near Farmerville, has been quite sick, but we are glad to state she is now recovering.

NOTICE. I will be in D’Arbonne on Monday, July 4th to stay one week, prepared to do all kinds of dental work. A. C. HAMMONS, D. D. S.

The mercantile firm managed by Mr. D. E. Laupheimer was bought out by Mr. Levi Heath Monday. Mr. Heath intends to run a first class business in Farmerville and solicits your business. Read his advertisements in this issue.

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

Mrs. Luane Everett and children are visiting Farmerville this week. Mrs. Everett is teaching a summer school near Conway P. O. and is here attending the Teachers Institute which is in session this week.

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¢.

A Farmer’s Union was organized in Farmerville Tuesday. Mr. S. R. Nolan was appointed president and Mr. Harvey Thomas secretary. They will hold their next meeting in Farmerville on Saturday, July 30th, 1904.

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.

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.

Go to Dr. A. C. HAMMONS for all kinds of dental work. Terms Cash; Work Guaranteed. Crown and bridge work a specialty.

Amasa Kingaley Read, a young man of Baton Rouge and a graduate of the Louisiana State University, has been awarded the Rhodes scholarship at Oxford, England.

NOTICE. The democratic executive committee for the fourth judicial district are hereby notified that a meeting of said committee will be held at Bernice, La., on Tuesday July 5th, 1904. Members for Lincoln parish: J. D. Barksdale, S. M. Lewis, J. S. Roane, for Union Parish, M. J. Pearson, M. F. Carey and myself. J. G. TRIMBLE, Chairman.

The Louisiana State Chautauqua opened its annual session Monday. The address of welcome was made by Attorney Clayton, of Ruston, after which Superintendent of Education J. B. Aswell spoke to the teachers present.

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

The German and French ambassador at Port au Prince, Hayti, while out driving with their wives last Wednesday, were pelted with stones by some members of the Royal Guard while passing the Palace. Both ministers have wired their respective governments of the affair and it is likely to cause some serious trouble.

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.

In the June session of the district court which met last week the business was very light as there was only two cases on the criminal docket. One was State vs. Oscar Holloday, charged with retailing liquor without license, and was granted a new trial and the other was State vs. John Grisham, charge with retailing liquor without license and was found guilty.

ICE FOR EVERYBODY. 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.


The Teachers Institute of Union Parish met in Farmeville, La., on Monday, June 27th. Prof. A. M. Hendon, of Alexandria, La., and Prof. J. C. Ellis, of New Iberia, La., are the conductors. Much interest is being manifested in the discussions and everything bids fair for it to be a very instructive session. The following teachers are enrolled:

Misses — Colvin, Ida Gibson, Annis Phillips, Dorious Spencer, Sallie Hester, Lovie Buckley, Jewell Carroll, Bertha Cook, Birdie Cook, Reita Hartman, Adelle Holloway, Alma Burk, Etta Kennedy, Mary Lou Clark, Ruth Mosely, Lula Clark, Celia Hester, Georgia Whillhite, Bertha Cobb, Sara Chandler; Mrs. J. O. Hodnett and Mrs. Luane Everett.

Messrs. W. C. Roaten, Erle Clark, H. E. Dawkins. E. A. Buckley, V. J. Funderburk, W. M. Harris, W. L. Griffin, J. B. Hix, G. E. Johnson, C. L. Reeves, Supt. J. O. Hodnett, Claud Fields, Tobin Hodge.

The session of the teacher’s institute last evening, after interesting addresses by Dr. J. G. Taylor, of Farmerville, Prof. Hendon, of Alexandria, and entertaining music by a select string band, closed with a spelling match between the teachers attending the institute and the citizens of Farmerville. The contest resulted in a victory for the teachers; but we think the town people are anxious for another trial. Mrs. J. G. Trimble was the last to “fall” on the town side, and at the close there were “standing” on the the teacher’s side Miss Spencer and Messrs. Griffin, Fields and Hix.

I have just returned from Texas with a nice drove of ponies. Will have them at Willhite Friday, July 1st and at Point Saturday, July 2nd. Will sell for cash or approved paper, or will swap for any stock provided right difference is paid. Get your trading stock in trim. J. H. WALLACE.

At a barbecue at Selma Church in the northeast portion of the parish last Saturday, two men, Ben Sehon and Joe Green by name, got into a difficulty over some trivial matter and in the fight that ensued Ben Sehon was killed. Green was brought in and lodged in jail by the authorities Saturday night.

Cane Mills and Pans. I handle the celebrated Chattanooga Cane Mills and Pans. Give me your orders and I will guarantee prices. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

For the information of the high authorities who “sat in judgement” at last evening’s spelling match, we will state that the word brier is also spelt briar. After the question arose, we examined Webster’s dictionary, the Standard and the Universal, the only authorities we have at hand, and all of them give the word both ways.

NOTICE. Having recently bought out the stock of dry goods, groceries and notions recently, managed by D. E. Laupheimer, I am prepared to sell you everything in the general merchandise line. We will treat you right. Give us a call. Next door to Post Office. Respectfully, LEVI HEATH.

St. Louis is making preparations to entertain the delegates to the big democratic convention which meets there next month.

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 First National Bank of Saratoga, N. Y. failed on June 29th. According to a statement the bank owes depositors nearly $900,000.

NOTICE. I hereby forewarn any one form trading for my note given to Reyburn Hunter & Co., on May 6th 1904 for one hundred and three dollars as it was given without consideration. JESSE M. NETTLES, Marion, La.

A fellow by the name of Jenkins was brought to town and lodged in jail by deputy sheriff Ramsey Monday, charged with entering the dwelling house of Mr. H. A. Roye who lives about eight miles from Farmerville on the Marion road and attempting to criminally assault one of his daughters. The young lady was aroused by someone being in the room and immediately raised an alarm which awoke her father, who came out and tried to shoot the scoundrel as he ran away, but owing to a defective cartridge the pistol missed fire.

GIVEN THOUSANDS BY STRANGE WOMAN. Without leaving a clue to her identity an elderly woman left a package containing $11,110 in greenbacks at the door of James Mealey, of Schuylerville, N. Y., a few nights ago with no explanation. save that it was “from a friend”. Mr. Mealey has been in financial difficulties, and recently went through bankruptcy, his store and stock of goods being sold to meet his obligations.

Go to LEVI HEATH’S mercantile establishment for everything you need in the general mercantile line. Next door to Post Office.

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.

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.

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.

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

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¢

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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