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j physician & Gynecologist. . . t, attention given to Ladies and **s:l Children. jjetet Bolton. Mena, Ark. ' j. W. Long’s barber shop. having and Hair Cutting a Specialty, r Queen St., one Block from Sherwood gellct)air)bef’s Brticj •v. Store. Corner Sherwood Avenue Mena Street. prescriptions a Specialty. 1 eomplete line of aru^s, Patent Medicines, ^ aii poods usually kept in a iirst drucr store. Our stock is fresh. The City Bakery Fresh Bread. OKES, PIES AND PASTRIES OF ALL KINDS. M. C. CA i CE, Proprietor. W/A, REESE, M. D. MESA, POLK COUNTY, ARK. aWTULTlES. I III ■Hi Surgery and Difficult Cases. Vision Surgeon, K. C., P. & G. PPOF. OJRE Y’S BARBER :s SHOP. Only First CIhks Barber Shop in the 8(r Everything Neat ami Clean. 97 OR COLD 3ATHS AT ftliY HOUP.. (truer Mena St. and Sherwood Avenue. VIX A. : ARKANSAS. , Dr. A. J. Gibbs, ®»cral Practice of Medicine. Chronic Diseases a Specialty. corner Mena St & Honert Ave. MENA, ARK. The Star iPh armgnz. - *■ ■— <i, j-Cd «2i «■?. dB, t A. ^ « I F. C. SAVAGE, Proprietor, &rner De Queen & Janssen Ave Mena, Arkansas. I Laundry. I'irst Class Work Guaranteed. Short Orders Given Special Attention. Spec ial Sates to Familie . _ SfiBR NICHOLS, Proprietor.,! ®°TH.EAST MENA ST. **" Hamilton. B. F. Tliomsop. Heai Estate Agency. Ut;y and Country Property Bought and Sold, T for Tovnalte Company or Individuals. JH0. H. HAMILTON & CO., Hoik County, Arkansas. | freight traffic opens lively. ! Many »rains Gaily Decorated Ar rive at Mena for the South. Since the completion of the Port Ar- ! thin- route from Mena to Shreveport the freight traffic over the line has been immense and Tuesday of this week was a gala day along the line man\ trains arriving from the north decorated with bunting and flags, also bearing placards showing from whence the freight came and to whom it was consigned,) Oo-Tueeday four e*M4r«w; trains ar rived composed of forty-eight ears of i! >ur, mostly from Leavenworth, Ivan., I and consigned to parties in Texarkana .and Hhreveportjs These trains pre sehterTa (The appearance and attracted no little attention as they stood at our ] station and as they rolled out down I the hue to their southern destination. The Oil Painting On Exhibition. Lhe picture sent from Amsterdam, Holland, to the Hotel Mena, by Mrs. Mina de Geoijen, for whom our thriv ing town was named, and as was men tioned in the Star several weeks ago, Iras arrived and was nicely framed bv Mr. YV. I. Boyer. Landlord Harry Tremain has it hanging in his dining room where it attracts much attention and is admired by all. The artist is II. A. Pothast, and the picture is styled “Amsterdam Cupids,” represent ing sixteen cupids as a musical band, each having an instrument and all un der the direction of a leader who, standing on a low stool, is wielding his baton with evident grace and musical precision. The picture is painted in light, dele* cate colors, presenting a Sue appear ance, and the more it is studied to bring the figures and their various postures out, the more it is appre ciated. The New Eating House. George Matthews, Esq., superintend ent of construction for the M. K. & T. Trust company, was in our city Satur day looking after the company's inter ests and the work in progress here, and gave the Star a call. Referring to the railway eating house to be built at the west end of the passenger depot, he said it would be 30x85 feet one story high except that there will be a dorm a lory of four rooms for use of the help. It will be of pressed brick, like tlit*' depot, and in "evCrf Wiijr a first class building to be conducted in first class style. The brick have al ready been shipped to be used in its construction. A Well Qualified Man. Mr. Geo. M. Canterbury, of Kausas City, who has visited Asbury fre quently in the interest of the land de partment of the'M. K. & T. Trust Co., now holds the responsible position of assistant land commissioner of that cor poration. This is a fitting recognition of Mr. Canterbury’s faithful services; in the past and a splendid compliment! to his business ability. His time is now! almost wholly taken up with hi office duties in Kansas City,where he is kept constantly busy attending to the flood of correspondence and waiting upon a host of callers.—Asbury News. Plum Trees! Plum Trees! Pium Trees! We have a fine lot of pium trees to offer for this spring, of the following b'st varieties for the southwest, in abuudance: Burbank, Cliobot, Wild Goose. Wavland Forest Garden. Our prices at nursery, fur best grade, $10 per 100, $00 per 1000; standard grade, four to six feet, $0 per 100, §s0 per l' OO. Address Jamks 15. Wild & Bros., Sarcoxie, Mo. Big Shipments oi Logs. Lee Clark, of Pulaski, Teun., repre senting Forester, Barju & Fried!aender, of Hamburg, Germany, has been here several days purchasing walnut and cedar logs for shipment to Germany. He expects to ship 103 car loads from this arid other points along the Port Arthur route, via. the Gulf,before leav ing here. Occupation Tax Knocked Out. /''in the circuit court at Dallas yester day the case of the town of Mena vs. E. P. Smith testing the legality of the occupation tax, levied by the city council, was tried and Smith secured a verdict, the tax being declared uncon stitutional. J. C. Byers was Smith’s attorney and feels proud of his victory. Large Coal Chutes. The foundation piers composed of concrete and stone for the large coal chutes to be built here are being put in place. The building is to be 34x3(1 feet aud the approaches and trestle 440 feet long. Window shades at Boyer’s. MfiPS fiN© MISHAPS. Door Mat is at Boyer’s. Towel racks at Boyers Bed couches at i’oyer’s. Go to The Leader for overalls. Sewing machine needles at Boyer’s. Beaches and plums are in full bloom. Buy your stationary at The Leader. Mattings, oil cloth, linoleum at Boy er’s. Blank notes for sale at the Star of fice. The Leader is the place to buy your tacks. Picture frames to order any size, at Boyer’s. Buy your underwear at The Leader. Matting 3 5 cents per yard and better at Boyer's. If you want to buy glassware cheap go to The Leader. The Leader is headquarters for notions of all kinds. When in need of a suit of clothes The Leader is the place. Note the changes in the professional cards of Dr's. Gibbs and llamev. Geen & Lewis made a shipment of eggs to New Yprk City this week. Northern seed potatoes for sale at WOman's commission house. 20-41 Home made bread, cake and pies at the Port Arthur Eating House & Home Bakery. John Garrett is erecting a building on Sherwood avenue, for a Hour and feed store. J. W. Grecson is erecting a two story boarding house on west Sher ivriA/1 >i iron no Landlord Tremain, of the Hotel Mena, has been in Kansas City a few davs this week. Win. Hemphill broke ground Monday for a store building 25x70 feet on Sherwood Avenue. Will B. Landes has take n a position in the railroad office at Janssen and is on duty there now. Dr. Reese has moved his office to second story in Dr. Jenning’s new building on Mena street. Mr. and Mrs. R R. St. John re turned yesterday from their visit with home folks at Carthage and Lamar, Mo. Trains from the north are loaflfed now with homeseekers, investors and sightseers and our hotels are all owded. Men were breaking stone yesterday i_r the concrete foundation of the ! brick eatiuir house to be erected west i.\. in. rtoach is in receipt of a car load of Sweet and Irish potatoes for seed, which he is selling at lowest markat prices. / Mena’s dramatic club will appear in ‘•Border Land” the first time at the M. E. church, March 16. Go see them and help a good cause. The stone for the foundation of the new coal pilules now being built is from Frank Fountain’s quary on F. S. Foster's hpmestead. O IT. IIustell, late of the Southern Pacific railroad, has gone to Janssen on the P. & G. as agent. He will open his office at once. A party of Iowans stopping in the I city went to the top of Rich Mountain Saturday, taking their lunches and ! putting in the entire day’. Musick & Holt can sell you a first ; class piano or organ very cheap and on I easy terms. Go look at their instru | uients. Next door to Green & Lewis I grocery' store. Mayor Carder is having the fruit and forest trees in Janssen park trim* I med up, very much improving the up jpearanee of the park. We are informed that a superintend ent’s oftiee is to be erected by the corn pan in connection with or adjacent to the railway eating house near the passenger depot. J. T. Hunter, of Polo, Mo., who has been here several days, purchased a ten acr* tract of land just west of town, Monday, on which he expects to build a nice home. A gang of graders are at work grad ing for a track to the Wells & Pryor sawmill and furniture factory. In a few days logs will be shipped direct to these mills by the car load. F. A. Hornbeck, land commissioner for the K. C.,P. <fc.,G.arrived by special train Saturday at it p. m. from Texar kana. He was met by Mr. Landes and a few other officials here, and after a twenty minutes stop the train sped on to Kansas City. Window poles at Boyer’s. A. C. Hnyjigtt, Fsq., ro; 11*.,-1- r,, lug the .las. Ward heirs in the suit, before the circuit court at Dallas lust week, started for home Sunday. A gang of men are at work on the stock yards being put in on the east side of the truck just south of town anu opposite Wells A Pryor’s furniture factory site. doe Fradv purchased last week of it. [9. Owens the lot at the corner of I>e Queen street and Honert avenue, pav ing $<500 therefor. llu contemplates erecting a nice business house on it in I the near future. i he little lake in Janssen park pre sents a line appearance,the water being clear and quite deep, but the lake could bq improved by raping the dam at, the lower end a foot or more, thus giving it a larger body of water. Yes, I want to plant a few orna mental trees this spring. Where can I got them at reasonable prices? Why, address a postal card to dames 15. Wild & Bros., Sarcoxie, Mo., and a price list giving a choice line of trees, shrubs, evergreens, ot.s., will be mailed to you by return mail. Try it. Carpet sweepers at Boyer’s Tf •1 1 n 1 111 f. M. b, Barham purchased lot 12 in block 10 of St. John’s sab-division of the Eureka addition, yesterday for S100. Mr. Barham will probably make a horn ; on th s lot. for* himself and family. j ?s. M. 1 >bbs, the well known con tractor and builder, whose advertise* mcnt ap! cars regularly in the Star, completed a neat little cottage on the Star oil! e lot, last week, doing excell ent work,satisfactory in everv respect. 1 he U. y, marshals are after the. "moonshiners” of this portion of the state. Two were urrested last week and one the first of this week, all from Montgomery county and taken to Ft. Smith for trial. The one arres ted this week had a five gallon keg of whisky in his wagon that ho was trying to ?ell. The Hickman eating house on Mena street opened up in good shape Mon day, serving excllcnt meals to all pat rons. There is an air of neatness and of quiet home comfort attached to thin place that is very pleasing, and the fo"(i is v .dl cooked and served in an ! mt 'active, homo-like manner. See the advertisement of the Hickman in this issue of the Star. A Benefit in Time of Need is Truly a Benefit Indeed. re Le | |y| Largest Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Hats, Furnishing Goods, Groceries, Hard" ware, Stoves, Tinware, and Queens= ware, Corn, Oats, Hay, Flour, Salt Meats, Etc., Have been and are now giving to the people of Polk amp ad joining counties benefits in Low Prices which is attracting attention nnd ’rawing them trade for many miles in all directions. Their i many customers appreciate their kind treatment, and say wo will ! not forget ' • GREEN & LEWIS — When We Go To ——n O ©o O t This fall with our Cotton, Grain, Fruit and Produce. ■ -- - I - ■ II - I - I T - • ■--* - . ■ . CASH PRICES TALK. Dry Goods. i Calico 5 cents and up j Cotton Checks 5 “ •* “ ' Domestic 5 “ “ Ginghams 5 “ “ “ All other goods cheap. Clothing. Just opened a large line of Spring i Clothing. ' Men's suits $2.50 and up 'Boys’ “ 75 “ “ ’ ! Men's pants 75 “ “ j Boys’ “ 25 *• “ ! Jeans pants 50 to $1.25 ! Overalls 40 tor 75 . Shoes and Slippers. Their fshoe Stock is now complete. | Ladies shoes 65 to $5.00 “ Slippers 65 to 3.00 i Misses shoes 60 to 2 00 j Children “ 25 to 1.00 Mens “ 85 to 6 00 Boys' “ 75 to 2-00 Furnishing Goods. Men’s Undershirts 15c “ Drawers 20e " Overshirts 20c and up “ Hose 5c to 50ft “ Suspenders 10c to 31 A full line of white shirts, collars and cuffs. A large line of Trunks and Valices cheaper than ever ootore. Hats. I 20 cents to §r>.oo, any color, any style -. Groceries. 7 lbs Green Coffee 31.00 I 20 *' Sugar 1.00 30 “ Rolled Oats 1.00 30 “ White Beans 1.00 20 •* Meat 1.00 Hardware. 331; lbs Nails 81.00 11 Pair Butts 100 5 Knob Locks 1.00 Floor and Feed at Cost, A Special Benefit to All. I K. C., P. & G. RAILWAY AND Green & Lewis, Have truly been a blessing to Wes tern Arkansas. The Big Store. Red Front ™ South Mena Street.