Farmerville Local News

The Gazette
October 26, 1904

Mr. Clifton Mathews made a flying trip to Monroe last Saturday on business.

Mr. J. M. Thurman of Ruston arrived in Farmerville Saturday for several days.

Mr. Bert Bridges was in Farmerville on Monday selling our merchants their winter stock of dry goods.

Mr. A. C. Hammons returned here Monday after a visit of several days to New Orleans where he was attending the State Dental Association.

Mr. A. J. Mashaw of Ruston, who was spending several days of last week in Farmerville returned to home last Sunday.

Attorneys Roberts and Clayton of Ruston, after attending last weeks session of court in Farmerville returned to Ruston Sunday.

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.

We regret to learn that Mrs. ? Norris is dangerously ill with typhoid fever at her residence ? miles east of town.

I have a few sets of double and single buggy harness which I will sale cheap for cash. J. D. BAUGHMAN.

Hon. L. E. Thomas of Shreveport, formerly a resident of Farmerville, arrived last week and will stay over until after the big barbecue tomorrow.

Hon. James M. Smith arrived in Farmerville last Saturday to assist with a big celebration and sale of ? lots which will take place tomorrow.

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 first train to Farmerville from the Farmerville & Southern Railroad reached here last Thursday afternoon.

There will be a man at the warehouse on the 24 to remain. Bring your seed and get the market price. JOHN BALLARD, Agt., Union Oil Co.

The Union Parish Teachers Association met in Farmerville last Friday night and Saturday. We understand that quite an interesting ? was held.

Cards are out announcing the marriage of Miss Bertha Cook to Mr. James Herbert Sanders which will take place on Wednesday evening, Nov. 9th, 1904 at the Methodist Episcopal church, Farmervile, La.

We are informed by Hon. Jas. Smith that Gov. Blanchard will deliver an address at the Court House in Farmerville tomorrow night at 7:30 o’clock. Let every one turn out and give the governor a properly welcome.

On last Wednesday afternoon Mr. Luscius Henry was married to Miss Martha Wilson at the residence of the brides father, near Holmesville. The Gazette extends the happy young couple hearty congratulations and wishes them many pleasures along the path of life.

Gen. Grant, son of the renowned U. S. Grant has caused a young officer to be expelled from the army because he was guilty of marrying a negress. Wonder if Teddy will not take this as a personal stab?

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.


The railroad is here and already has Farmerville awoke from her long sleep and began to down her new dress of prosperity and thrift that she is destined to wear from now on. No more can the passing stranger liken her to “Sweet Auburn, fairest village of the plains,” for the sound of the hammer and the saw; the brick mason at his work and the snort of the locomotive is proof positive that Farmerville has took her stand in the march of progress and will ever afterwards be found pushing to the front.

There is evidently something very invigorating in the sound of the puffing locomotive and the odor of the burning coal, for already have our merchants begun to step livelier than of yore and already has teh town begun to show a more business like appearance.

Let everybody get a double bustle on and we will very soon have a town that we can all justly feel proud of.


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.

The Democratic managers are producing that whirlwind campaign. Perhaps now, the Republicans will be satisfied; better satisfied than they will be on November 9.

The Republican press is exploiting a table which shows that a tax on hard drinks payed the entire cost of the military establishment in 1904. They can’t win any Temperance votes in that way.

“We must choose whether within our borders the basis of Government shall continue to be idealism,” says Judge Parker, or a “materialism which is the sure precursor of dissolution.”





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