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It shorely is $ood and its $ood all the time 41 ~ LUZI « PROFESSIONAL CARDS h W NORTON W. W. HUGHES NORTON & HUGHES ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Olllce is Rollwage Building. Will practice in the lower courts of Eastern Arkansas, and in the Federal and Supreme Courts. FORREST CITY, ARKANSAS M. B. NORFLEET Attorney-at-Law Money to Loan ;on Real Estate. Office In Pettus Building Practice in all the courts—Federal and State. S. H. Haim. Otto B, Rollwage. J. Walker Morrow Mann, Rollwage & Morrow Attorneys and Counsellors at Law i ifttee in Court Ilousi'. Will practice in all tlie courts of tlie state including Supreme and Federal Courts. C. C. WEIER Bricklayer and Builder Cement work a specialty. TELEPHONE 293. itoirr. Hamilton n. h. noiiton HAMILTON & NORTON REAL ESTATE FARM AND TIMBER LANDS. CITY PROPERTY A SPECIALTY. FORREST CITY. ARKANSAS. HUNT’S LIGHTNING OIL FOR ACHES AND PAINS Nfg'd by A. B Richards Ned. Co., Sherman, Tex. The Palace Market and Grocery O'Brien & Havens, Proprietors IH'alors In Fresh Meals, Staple and Fancy Groceries. Vege tables, Etc. Rossor St., Op. Red Gin Rhone hi. Foley’s Kidney Pills What They Will Do for You They will cure your backache, strengthen your kidneys, cor. rect urinary irregularities, build up the worn out tissues, and eliminate the excess uric acid that causes rheumatism. Pre. vent Bright’s Disease and Dia bates, and restore health and strength. Refuse substitutes. J. T. SANDERS. MALLISTER TO BE HUNG For Murder of B. F. Kirby Near His Home on Red Oak Plantation, Lee County, Last August. EXECUTION SET FOR JULY 7 NOTION FOR NEW TRIAL OVERRULED AND NINETY DAYS ALLOWED TO FILE BILL OF EXCEPTIONS EXECUTION TO TARE ; PLACE AT NARIANNA. The celebrated McAllister case, which occupied all of the time of the second week of the March term of tlie St. KrancisCircultCourt, was brought to a close Saturday afternoon, when t he argument In t he case was finished, Prosecuting Attorney It. J. Williams closing for the State in his usual bril liant style. Judge Hutton addressed the jury, reviewing the testimony presented on both sides, and instruct ing them that if from that testimony they were convinced that the accused was guilty, they should bring in a ver dict of guilty of murder in the first degree. If, on the other hand, they were convinced that defendant was not proven to lie guilty, they should bring a verdict of not guilty. That according to tlie testimony lie was either guilty of murder in the first degree, as charged in the indictment, or lie was not gpilty, and should lie acquitted. The Judge informed the jury that if they reached a decision at a reasonable hour during the night, he could be reached by phone at his iiotel and lie would come to the court room, receive their verdict, and dis charge them. The jury tlien retired, and about !»:lo sent for the Judge with word that they had agreed upon a verdict. Accordingly the Judge went to the courthouse, and in the presence of the attorneys, court officers and the prisoner, received the verdict of the jury—“We, the jury, find the prisoner guilty as charged in the indictment.” There was a small crowd present in the courtiiouse yard, and there was no excitement. The prisoner listened to the reading of the verdict calmly, and witli but little sign of emotion. A motion for a new trial was argued Tuesday before Judge Hutton and the motion was denied. Notice was given that an appeal would be taken to the Supreme Court, and when Judge Hut ton pronounced sentence Wednesday afternoon be announced that attor neys for the defense bad been allowed ninety days in which to file a bill of exceptions. McAllister was sentenced Wednes day afternoon, only a small crowd be ing present in the courtroom to listen to the impressive words of the presid ing Judge as lie pronounced the fate ful sentences, setting, as he said, “a limit upon the life of a human being.'* McAllister stood, during Judge Hut ton’s delivery of the sentence of the court, between two of his attorneys. Messrs. Mann and Morrow, of the firm of Mann, Roll wage & Morrow. In pronouncing sentence, Judge Hutton said: Mr. McAllister stand up. You were indicted by the jury of Lee county for the crime of murder in the tirst decree, for killing with a gun, one H. F. Kirby. You went to trial before a jury of your own selec tion under a plea of not guilty. The jury having heard all of the evidence, instructions of the law and argument of counsel, retired for the purpose of considering of their verdict: after mature deliberation they returned into court a verdict pronouncing you guilty of murder In the tirst degree. The elTect of tlijt verdict with the judgment of the law upon you will place a limit upon your life. The penalty for murder is death. It becomes my duty now to perform one of the most painful duties that belong to the position 1 hold, that is to place a limit upon human life, from the law founded in the primitive ages of the world upon which our laws in all civilized countries have been large ly predicated. These laws were written upon tablets of stone telling to gener ations w hich existed then and to those to follow: “Thou shall not kill.” Therefore,now it is contained in that old law that whosoeversheddeth man s blood, by man shall his blood be shed. 1’nder this law on which our own are founded we have the only au thorty for the taking of human life. il Hiiuiu uiereiore, oe wunout tnat a question of conjectuie and doubt, but being based upon this old primi tive law upon which our own are largely founded, the authority exists | and makes it incumbenent upon the court to pronounce the judgment. If the verdict be true the crime of which you are charged was a most diabolical one. 1 f that lie true, at a late hour in the evening, upon the public highway, from ambusher seclusion, you sped the missiles of death that took away the life of the deceased. The deceased was returning to ills home and within a very short precinct of his family, doubtless meditating upon ids near approach to home, the embraces of a loving wife and innocent children, when lie was, as the twilight was be ginning to settle into the deep dark ness, unconscious of any danger, the mlssllls of death laid him low. By tills act, a loving wife became a widow and his children liecame orphans. If the evidence lie true and the verdict of the jury be founded on facts, you must have been moved and seduced by an evil spirit : having a loving wife at home and knowing the innocence that comes from the lips of tlc'se in nocent babes, ought to hav*> !><• n sufficient to liave checked any wi impulse, and ought to have been suf ticient to have stayed a bloody hand. However, having lieen instigated by evil motives and in the pursuit of maliciousness and revenge, you took the life of a human being which you cannot restore. Guided by the in nocence that conies from the knowl edge of a loving wife and innocent children, it seems that the love of the wife and the great incentive that comes from them ought to have stayed youT act. So if the law be pronounced upon you the time may be lixed by which your own loving wife becomes a widow and your children orphans, and you will cast on their lives a blot that will follow them as they go about over the world of grief and islands of sorrow, this great memory will still belong to them until the great God shall take them hence. So you w ill see the great w reck that has been wrought to not only one but to two families, who needed the guid ance of both husbands and who may be lost to both. If the fact be true and the verdict of the jury be true, you gave your vic tim no time to consider the final re sults of deatli. Unsuspected ids life was taken. He fell upon the roadside when darkness was shedding its man tle over the earth, and his riderless horse went to his home. His wife found him in the road, his coagulated blood standing in statues on his body. She found him in that condition. That is an offense under our laws that cannot be condoned. The Mosaic law says: “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, and a life for a life.’ So it is the judgment of the Court that you be remanded to the custody of the sheriff, and by him safely kept until the 7th day of July, 1911, when you will be transferred to the county of Lee, and you will be, by the sheriff of that county, in the jailyard of that county,'hanged by the neck until you are dead, and may'the God of Isaac and Jacob add the great-God of the universe have mercy upon you. You may stand aside. Kirby was assassinated August 19, 1910, about 7 o’clock at night The ar rival of his riderless horse at home alarmed his wife, and she instituted a search. The body of her husband was found by her about a mile from their home. He had been shot in the back with a shotgun, and life had been extinct for some time wnen the body was found. Intense excitement prevailed after the assassination became generally known. McAllister was arrested short ly after. The two men, Sullivan and Williams, now in jail, were arrested as accessories to the murder. All three liave been in jail here since the assas sination. Feeling was so intense in Lee county, where the murder was committed, that a change of venue was granted and the men were placed in jail here. About two weeks before the trial of McAllister a jail delivery was frustra ted by Chief Deputy McDougal, who had been apprised by McAllister that negroes in adjoining cell had saws w ith which they were making an attempt to escape. Mr. McDougal states that McAllister was not making an attempt to escape himselt, but on the contrary informed him of the plan of the others to saw their way out. CRIMINAL DOCKET. State vs. Tom Dorsey, wife deser tion, jury trial —verdict; not guilty. State vs. John Carson, murder, jury trial, vetdict of man slaughter, three years in pen; motion for new trial filed, motion sustained. State vs. Andrew Reed, selling whis key without license, jury trial, verdict not guilty. State vs. R. K. Swan, carrying pis tol, mistrial. State vs. Will Collins, false pretenses, plea of guilty, one year in pen. State vs. Son Green, gaming, plea of guilty, fine $10. State vs. Joe, Son and Mart Guiton, assault and battery, plea of guilty, fine $5.00 each. State vs. Clem Boose, gaming, plea of guilty, fine $10. State vs. Sam Swan, assault and bat tery, plea of guilty, fine $5.00, State vs. Chas. Jones, Clem Boose and Shorty McCrea, gaming; forfeiture of bond as to Chas. Jones and bench warrant issued, forfeiture set aside; Elea of guilty as to Clem Boose anil hortv McCrea, fined $10 each. State vs- Dan Garrett, murder; con tinued. State vs. Tub Spikes, assault to kill; plea not guilty, jury trial, verdict guil ty, one year in pen. State vs. Julius Wilson, grand lar ceny; continued by state and bond re duced to $50. State vs. Ernest Milton, assault and battery; bond reduced to $100. State vs. Andrew Slater, grand lar ceny; plea of guilty to petit larceny, tine $10. State vs. C. W. McAlister, murder, change of venne from Lee County Cir cuit Court, demurrer to indictmenl overruled on exceptions, jury trial, ver diet, guilty of murder in first degree, motion for new trial filed, motion over ruled and appeal granted to Supreme Court in ninety days over exceptions, sentenced to hang, July 7, 1911. State vs. ('has. Johnson, grand lar ceny, plea of guilty, sentenced to one year in pen. State vs. Walter Jett, assault to kill, plea of guilty to assault and battery, fine $5.00. State vs. Walter Jett, carrying pistol; piea of guilty, fine $50. State vs. Will Johnson, assault to ..in; forfeiture, alias warrant issued. State vs. Sam Faulkes, petit larceny; plea of guilty, fine $10 and one month in jail. caaie v». uenruue i arr, murder; nol prosed. State vs. Will Isabell, carnal abuse; plea of guilty, one year in pen. State vs. John Patterson, burglary and grand larceny; plea of guilty, sen tenced to three years in pen for bur glary and one year for grand larceny. State vs. John Stancel, alias John Tatum, grand larceny; eight counts, sentenced to eight years in pen. State vs. Will Cobb, gram! larceny; continued by state, bond fixed at $250. State vs. W'iley Stewart, attempted train wrecking; plea of guilty, sen tenced to five years in reform school. State ys. Will Morgan, forgery and uttering a forged instrument; two years for forgery and two years for uttering forged instrument. State vs. Anna Connelly, whiskey; plea of guilty, fine $50; judgment set aside and plea of guilty with drawn, case continued. 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A committee from our body visited the poorhouse. and found live inmates —three white and two colored. The committee reports that conditions there are satisfactory. We find from tlie report of tlie County Commissioners that the ix>oks and accounts of the county are cor rectly kept. All magistrates have made their re ports according to law. We received satisfactory reports from all road overseers, except a few who have been recently appointed. In conclusion, we desire to thank the various officials with whom we have had business for their courtesy to us. Having no further business, we now ask to lie discharged. E. L Bonner, J. M. Nichols Clerk. Foreman. The Sound Sleep Of (food Health Cannot lie over estimated and any ailment that prevents it is a menace to health. J. L. Southers, Eau Claire, Wis., says: ‘T have been unable to sleep soundly nights, because of pains across my back and soreness of my kidneys. My appetite was very poor and my general condition was much run down. I have been taking Foley Kidney Pills but a short time and now sleep as sound as a rock, my general condition is greatly improved, and 1 know that Foley Kidney Piils have cured me.” J. T. Sanders. P.C. FANNIN Boot!Sf?o<? (T\aK<?r Next to Neill It Henry's Blacksmith Shop. All kindsof Itepairingdone on short notice and at very reasonable prices. Out of town orders will also have my prompt and careful attention. Having recently installed a Fleming Shoe ma chine, 1 am prepared to do half-soling at lower prices than ever before. GIVE ME A CALI. Take Any Beam You Like from our timber piles. No need to spend time in looking for good oues. Every stick in the piles is sound, sea soned and straight. Remember, that upon the beams depends tlie house. That's why you should get the best, which means getting them here. Grobmyer Lumber & Feed Company, Rhone 72, FORREST CITY, ARK. # Instead of ea’ome! cause i! 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