Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
September 21, 1904

District Court met in regular session Monday.

Farmerville High School opens Monday next.

Mrs. Willis Wilson is very sick with fever at her home in Farmerville.

Mr. A. J. Mashaw of Ruston is visiting Farmerville this week.

The Louisiana Industrial Institute of Ruston opened yesterday.

Mr. D. W. Dawson has accepted the position as janitor of the court house.

Hon. C. B. Roberts of Ruston La., is in Farmerville this week attending the session of district court.

As an ADVERTISING SCHEME that MOST EXCELLENT INSTITUTION, HARRIS’ BUSINESS COLLEGE Jackson, Miss., is offering a few scholarships at a BIG bargain. Write them.

We regret to report that Mr. T. F. Henry of the 10th ward died last week. He was about 50 years of age.

Judge R. B. Dawkins returned home from Ruston Sunday where he has been holding court for the past two weeks.

Judge Allen Barksdale of Ruston La is in Farmerville this week attending the session of district court.

I have just received a car load of the celebrated Weber wagons. Call on us before buying.J. D. BAUGHMAN,FARMERVILLE LA.

Mr. Earnest Ramsey made a trip to Ruston Sunday returning home the same night.

Miss Rosa Ramsey left Sunday for Marion, Alabama, where she goes to attend the Judson Seminary at that place.

Prof J. B. Hix who has been attending the Worlds Fair at St. Louis will return home tonight.

Mrs. Sue L. Barnes and daughter Nellie who have been visiting relatives in Arcadia for the past ten days returned home today.

The infant child of Mr. F. E. Mayo who has been quite sick for the past few days is slightly better.

Mr. R. M. Hardy of Ruston was a visitor in Farmerville last week, the guest of his sister, Mrs. J. G. Trimble.

Mrs. J. G. Trimble returned home Tuesday from Ruston where she has been for the past few days visiting her mother.

From the accounts we are able to get from the doctors of Farmerville we learn that there is considerable sickness about through the country.

Steam Fittings and Beltings. Just received a complete outfit of Steam fixtures consisting of Inspirations, Lubricators, Valves and Steam fittings, also all sizes of Belting. Give me a call. J. D. BAUHMAN.

Mr. Elias Carroll has moved his family to Farmerville and they are occupying the Heath residence in the eastern part of town.

Miss Willie May Jackson left Monday for Meridian Miss., to enter school at that place. She was accompanied to Bernice by Mr. Karl Pleasant.

Monday was You Kippur or Day of Atonement among our Jewish brothers and the day was spent by them in fasting and praying.

Miss Evalyne Evans of Bastrop La., who is to be one of the assistants in Farmerville High School for the coming term arrived in Farmerville Tuesday. She was accompanied by her brother.

The returns of the congressional primary is still incomplete but enough has been learned to show that Congressman Ransdell has won out by a majority of any where from four to eight hundred votes.

Married. On last Thursday, at the residence of the brides father J. D. Smith, Mr. Mansfield Rugg was married to Miss Annie E. Smith. Justice F. E. H. Marley officiating.

David B. Hill is not a prize fighter nor does he dabble in humane gore to great extent, but it must be difficult for him to sit still when Senator Depew alludes to him as “Brother Hill”.

THEY SHOULD. “My honest conviction based upon my own experience and that “Hunts Cure” will cure a larger per cent of skin troubles, especially of an itching variety, than any other remedy, certainly those afflicted with any form of itch should try it.” J. O. Monroe Atchison Kan 50c per box


About a week ago Sheriff Taylor arrested on Dr. Grimes of the Truxno neighborhood on some petit charge and placed him in jail. he had not been there long however, before the sheriff found that Grimes whose real name was Cox was badly wanted in Texas, a message was received from Sheriff Spradley of Nacogdoches county to that effect and requested Sheriff Taylor to hold him until he arrived. It seems Cox is a noted desperado in East Texas and West Louisiana has been in all kinds of scrapes from selling blind tiger liquor to murder.

Sheriff Spradley got his man and returned to Nacogdoches, Tex. with him Thursday. Cox submitted and went without a requisition.


Emergency Medicines

It is a great convenience to have at hand reliable remedies for use in cases of accident and for slight injuries and ailments. A good liniment and one that is fast becoming a favorite if not a household necessary is Chamberlain’s Pain Balm.

By applying it promptly to a cut, bruise or burn it allays the pain and causes the injury to heal in about one-third the time usually required, and as it is an antiseptic it prevents any danger of blood poisoning. When Pain Balm is kept at hand a sprain may be treated before inflammation sets in, which insures a quick recovery. For sale by all dealers.


Rev. J. T. King preached his farewell sermon at the Baptist church last Sunday as he has resigned his church here and various other in Union Parish, and various others in Union Parish, and removed to Winfield, his former home.

The people of Farmerville regret very much to see Rev. King and his family leave us as he has made an excellent pastor.

We understand that the pulpit which he has vacated will be filled by Rev. Elliot of Ruston.


Sprains. S. A. Read, Cisco, Texas, writes, Mar. 11, 1901. My wrist was sprained so badly by a fall that it was useless; and after using several remedies that failed to give relief, used Ballard’s Snow Liniment, and was cured. I earnestly recommend it to any one suffering from sprains. 25c 50c $1. Sold by J. D. Baughman.


Beautiful Women

Plump cheeks, flushed with the soft glow of health and pure complexion, make all women beautiful. Take a small dose of Herbine after each meal; it will prevent constipation and help digest what you have eaten. 50c. Mrs. Wm. M. Stroud.

Midlothian Texas, writes May 31, 1901; “We have used Herbine in our family for eight years, and found it the best medicine we ever used for constipation, bilious, fever and malaria. For sale by J. D. Baughman.


On last Saturday night the town marshal in accordance with the town ordinance recently passed to keep cows off the streets at night made a raid over the town and succeeded in capturing eight cows, the owners of which had been negligent in putting them up. The cows were put up in the jail yard and the owners were allowed to get them out at 50 cents per cow.

Best in Existence. “I sincerely believe all things considered, Hunts lightning Oil is the most useful and valuable household remedy in existence, for Cuts, Burns, Sprains and Insect Bites, it has no equal so far as my experience goes.” G. E. Huntington, Eufalla, Ala. 25c and 50c bottles.

We are glad to welcome to our town Mr. Clifton Mathis, a young attorney who hails from Winnfield, La., but in the future will practice his profession in Farmerville. We understand that Mr. Mathis has formed a partnership with Mr. W. D. Munholland.

HAS SOLD A PILE OF CHAMBERLAIN’S COUGH REMEDY. I have sold Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy for more than twenty years and it has given entire satisfaction. I have sold a pile of it and can recommend it highly. — JOSEPH McELHINEY Linton, Iowa. You will find this remedy a good friend when troubled with a cough or cold. It always affords quick relief and is pleasant to take. For sale by all dealers.

W. J. Atkinson formerly a resident of Farmerville but now of Monroe, La. happened to quite a painful accident Monday morning. When he retired Sunday night he placed his coat and pistol upon a chair in dressing hurriedly the next morning he forgot about the pistol and reached for his coat. The pistol fell to the floor and went off, the bullet striking Mr. Atkinson in the foot and inflicted quite a painful but not a serious wound.


Violent Attack of Diarrhea Cured by Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera and Diarrhea Remedy and Perhaps a Life Saved.

“A short time ago I was taken with a violent attack of diarrhea and believe I would have died if I had not gotten relief,” says John J. Patton, a leading citizen of Patton, Ala. “A friend recommended Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera and Diarrhea Remedy. I bought a twenty-five cent bottle and after taking three doses of it was entirely cured. I consider it the best remedy in the world for bowel complaints. For sale by all dealers.


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.





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