Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
October 12, 1904

District court will convene in Farmerville next Monday.

Prof. J. O. Hodnett of Marion was in Farmerville Tuesday.

Mr. Edw. Everett has been quite sick for the past few days.

Mr. H. H. Ward has received his appointment as Surveyor of Union Parish.

We learn that a nice rain fell Monday night out east of Farmerville about 6 miles.

The total registration for Union Parish up to date is 1205, of which number there are 1191 whites and 14 colored.

We are glad to learn that Mrs. Ellen Levi, who has been quite sick for the past two weeks, is some better.

Mr. Frank Cooper arrived in Farmerville Tuesday to survey out the town lots soon to be put on the market by Hon. J. M. Smith.

Rev. J. G. Sloane, pastor of the M. E. Church of Farmerville filled his regular appointment here last Sunday morning and evening.

Messrs Ross and Regan of Ruston were in Farmerville last week looking after the interest of the Pine Hill Lbr. Co.

Hon. Jas. M. Smith, after a visit of several days to his old home in Farmerville, returned to Baton Rouge Thursday.

I am again in the seed business and want 1000 tons of which I will give the highest market price. JOHN BALLARD, Agt. Union Oil Co.

The Twentieth Century Club has changed the club night from Tuesday to Friday nights, which will enable some, who otherwise could not go, to attend.

NOTICE. Go to Charles Roberts for first class black smith and wagon work. Horseshoeing a specialty. At the Hall blacksmith shop.

The Gazette has been informed that Mrs. Meekes, a widow lady living down in the Colson neighborhood was robbed one night last week of about $95. We could not learn any further particulars.

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

The Court house yard is being cleaned off and the holes are being filled up very nicely and if the good work continues it will not be very long before Union Parish will have a public square that will do your eyes good to look at.

Capt. A. T. Frierson, the prominent real estate man of Atlanta Ga., who was here last week making arrangements for the big sale of lots in Farmerville on Oct 27th and 28th left last Saturday. He will return however in a few days to complete his arrangements.

We have been requested to announce that Hon. F. G. Hudson and Judge A. A. Gunby will deliver speeches on the day of the big barbecue in Farmerville. Both of these gentlemen have quite a reputation as orators and we prophesy that there is quite a treat in store for all those who attend on that occasion.

They Always Make Friends. “Since useing one box of Cheatham’s Laxative Tablets we have been friends. They cured me promptly and thoroughly of a bad case of chills. Any one needing a remedy for malarial troubles will certainly find them satisfactory. They are also convenient to carry and pleasant to take.” JOHN EVEMILARDT, Harwood, Texas. 25c per box.

Do not fail to come to Farmerville on the 27 and 28 and help eat up all of that nice barbecued meat which will be here on those days. Furthermore, do not forget to bring your pocket book along well filled with funds if you are looking for an investment that will pay you well. In about two weeks Farmerville will have gone through an experience that she has never had before, a real live railroad train running through her limits.

A detachment of Portuguese soldiers, numbering 499 who were operating against the Cuanhamas, a tribe of Portuguese West Africa, were surprised by the natives while crossing a river and 254 were massacred.

IT WILL STAY THERE “In my family medicine chest no remedy is permitted to remain unless it proves beyond doubt the best to be obtained for its particular purpose.” “For treating all manner of skin troubles, such as Eczema, Tetta, Ringworm, etc., Hunt’s Cure has held its place for many years. I have failed to find a surer remedy. It cures itching instantly.” R. M. SWANN, Frauklin, La. 50c per box.

A young commissary clerk by the name of Charles Gitrell at O Brien’s Landing Mo., while delirious from fever, arose from his bed and armed himself with a pistol and started out upon a regular killing expedition. He killed four men and then escaped to the woods, and from last accounts he has not yet been captured.


$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.


Election Commissioners

The following is a list of the commissioners of Election drawn to serve for the elections to be held on November 8th:

FARMERVILLE. W. P. Chandler, Ed Archer, J. M. Pearson, J. P. Odom, Clerk.

COLSON. C. H. Hudson, H. P. Freeman, O. G. Bufford, Steve Nolan, Clerk.

OUACHITA. C. H. Gully, G. F. Clark, J. P. Smith, W. A. Kirkpatrick, Clerk.

MARION. H. M. Lee, C. T. Simmons, J. H. Taylor, J. M. Stripling, Clerk.

TRUXNO. E. A. Dawkins, H. C. Atkins, G. M. Moore, O. C. Aurens, Clerk.

CHERRY RIDGE. J. R. Kilgore, Lowe Tatum, J. J. Price, G. R. Williams, Clerk.

SPEARSVILLE. M. L. Cherry, J. L. Carroll, George Cole, J. M. Gore, Clerk.

JUNCTION. C. D. Fredrick, N. C. Ward, A. L. Ponder, J. S. Farrer, Clerk.

SHILOH. J. T. Barham, J. T. Wainwright, J. D. Hamilton, Charley Elliot, Clerk.

BERNICE. N. O. Covingtion, W. O. Grafton, Lee Goyne, S. D. Selig, Clerk.

EBENEZER. M. F. Cary, F. L. Dillard, H. B. Ford, J. L. Boulware, Clerk.

MT ARARAT. S. R. Terrall, W. O. Bearden, Oliver Calk, H. F. Wilson, Clerk.


THE GAZETTE, one dollar a year in advance.





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