Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
October 19, 1904

Deputy Sheriff J. M. Underwood Jr. paid a hurried visit to Monroe last week.

Hon. C. B. Roberts of Ruston is attending court in Farmerville this week.

Dr. J. H. Evans who has been quite sick for the past week is now improving.

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

We are glad to see Mr. W. D. Munholland out again after his recent illness of several day.

The Twentieth Century Club met last Friday night at the residence of Miss Maude Selig.

Mr. J. K. Mashaw, the prominent jeweler from Ruston is in Farmerville this week.

Mr. J. W. Parks, a prominent planter of the eastern part of the parish was in town Monday.

Messrs. Lous Arent and Emile Selig, two of Bernice’s prominent young men was in Farmerville last Sunday “on business”.

Mrs. G. E. Murphy and son Fenner, spent a few days of last week in Marion visiting relatives and friends.

Hon. J. E. Clayton, a prominent attorney of the Ruston bar is attending court in Farmerville this week.

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

We have an interesting communication from Marion but because of the fact that the writer failed to give us his name we cannot publish it.

There will be given at the Academy on next Thursday night an Art Exhibit and Ice Cream supper for the benefit of the school. Everybody is invited to be present.

I have opened a first class restaurant east of Court house in connection with my hotel and am prepared to serve you in anything you want to eat. L. J. MAYO.

Mr. H. Ludwig, who has for some time past been employed in Marion in the construction of a new brick school house, is a home this week on a lay off.

We regret to learn that Mr. W. A. Kirkpatrick, a very prominent citizen of the Linville neighborhood is in a very critical condition with a cancer of the throat.

Dental Notice. I will be in Farmerville on Friday, Oct. 21st 1904 prepared to do all kinds of dental work. J. M. THURMAN.

We are requested to announce that the concert advertised to be given Wednesday before the barbecue on Thursday was a mistake and that the night of the concert will be Thursday instead.

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 little town of Grand Cane, De Sota Parish, was completely destroyed by fire last Saturday night. The loss is estimated to be about $100,000 with practically no insurance.

Rev. Elliot preached his salutatory sermon at the baptist church last Sunday, to which church he has been called to preach for the ensuing year. We learn that in the near future Rev. Elliot will move to Farmerville and we all join in extending a hearty welcome to him and his esteemable lady.

Mrs. Sarah Foote, a lady of New Orleans, while applying some carbolic acid to an aching tooth swallowed a portion of the drug and was poisoned.

There is an old negro Lake Charles, La. who has documentary evidence that he is 116 years of age and is still in vigorous health.

It is rumored that Germany is forming plans with the object of stepping in and helping Russia out of her scrape.

The Democrats of Massachusetts have nominated Shoemaker for Governor. They are getting at fast upon a right footing and a harmonious understanding.

According to a statement figured out and published by Supt. J. B. Aswell the prorata share of Union Parish, should the school bond amendment be carried will be $15,331.13.

As a result of a collision between a fast passenger train and a freight on the Missouri Pacific railroad new Warrensburg, Mo. twenty nine people are dead and sixty are wounded. An engineer forgetting his orders is said to be the cause of the wholesale murder.

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.

If the railroad companies keep up the death rate that they have established throughout the country for the past few months the scientist will have to quit figuring on the question of race suicide and go to devising some scheme to protect the lives of those already in existence.


$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.


The police jury of Ouachita Parish has let a contract for six steel bridges throughout the parish.

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.





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