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The Log Cabin Democrat. VOL. i NO. 9 CONWAY, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2^, 1908 TEN CENTS PER WEEK Millinery Opening On Thursday and Friday Sept. 24 and 25 we will have on display in onr store one of the “swcl lest” lines of pattern Hats ever shown in Conway. The styles, being bought from the Western market, are exclusive in every re spect and strictly np-to-date. We will not attempt to give yon a full description but ask you to call and see them for yourselves. It will he a pleasure to show you this line and we cor dially invite every one to come. W.M. Harrell & Company 'STATE NORMAL IS DEDICATED EXERCISES HELD THIS MMIHG Gov.-Elect Donaghey Speaks on f, Behalf of City. And Senator Ooi9 T. Wingo Responds on Behalf of Board — Good Crowd Attends. Although the weather was un favorable a large crowd attended the dedicatory exercises held in the auditorium of the new State Normal building this morning. Besides the board of trustees, a number of other visitors were pres ent, including the distinguished * secretary of the General Educa tion Board, Dr. Wallace But trick. The program of the exercises follows: Invocation—Rev. J. B. Steveu ^ son. Music. Address in behalf of Citizens of Conway—lion. George W. Dotia ghey. M usie. Address in behalf of Board of j Trustees, State Normal—Hon. Otis T. Wingo. Music. .Short addresses by President An derson of Hendrix College, l’res. Rivers of Central College, Dr. Butterick and Judge Ponder. Announcements by President of State Normal. Benediction—Rev. J. J. Hurt. In his address on behalf of the city Mr. Donaghey recounted the various achievements of Conway in securing educational institutions and told how these institutions had developed and broadened the towifalong moral, mental and fi nancial lines. In a few well chosen words he then tendered to the board of trustees and through them to the people of Arkansas, the new building and its beautiful 8o-acre campus, a $60,000 gift from the city and county to the state. Senator Wingo in a short but eloquent address accepted the gift on neaait 01 tne noaru oi trustees and was unstinted in his praise to the people of Conway lor their I liberality toward educational in stitutions and for the magnificent i fight they put up in order to secure 1 I the location of the Normal. He predicted a bright future for Con- , : way and was liberally applauded at the conclusion of his address. Following the speeches of dedi cation and acceptance, President |S. Anderson and President W. W. Rivers of the two sister institutions made short and appreciative ad dresses expressing their good will toward the new school. Dr. Wallace Buttrick, secretary | of the general education board, was ' i then introduced and spoke a few words to the students of the Nor mal. He expressed his gratifiea- 1 tion and surprise at the interest ! manifested in education by the I people of this state. To the stu I dents he said that teaching is the noblest profession in the world, i and the most poorly paid. Judge Harry L. Ponder closed ! the speaking in one of his usual . happy and eloquent talks. Notes ot the Opening. The acoustics of the auditorium were tested for the first time this morning and found to be perfect. Many expressions of admiration were heard over the handsome , manner in which the interior of building is finished ( Regular class room work in the Normal began this afternoon! at i 2 o'clock. Judge Ponder of the Normal board is soon to become a I: medict The crowd was so large that j standing room was at a premium. ! The first music selection was a quartette by Misses Livingston, Craig and Livingston and Mrs. J. ill. Wester field, with Miss Myrtle j Greeson as accompanist The second was a solo by V. (L Craig and the third a solo by S. K. Kir by. TO-NIGHT WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23 AT THE ELECTRIC THEATRE Three good moving pictures “Troubles of a Drug Clerk” “Summer Boarders Taken” “Story the Boots Told” Song—“Common Sense” Ready Money Makes a man confident and gives him chances to make more The best w'y to possess ready money is to SAVE AS YOU EARN. The best way to save is to put it in some good strong bank. The best bank is the FAULKNER COUNTY BANK, which invites you to become a depos itor. You will be in mighty good company :::::: FAULKNER COUNTY BANK fO START THREE NEW MILLS rreeman Lumber Co's New Industries at Gleason Will Employ 400 Men. A heading factory and two shin »le mills are to be started by the Freeman Lumber Company near Gleason, according to H. II. Jieek tnau of that place, secretary and general manager of the Freeman company. The three new indus .ries will employ about 400 men. The new mills will be opened when the new railroad, the C.leas >n and Western, seven and one talf miles long, which is being auilt by the Freeman Lumber Co., s completed. The road will con aect with the Iron Mountain and will connect all the plants owned ay the company in a tract of 3,700 teres of timber. Mr. Heekman stated that he had ust sold $5,500 worth of gum tim ber to the Ong Chair Co. of Mai ,’ern. Entire Board Present. The entire membership of the Normal hoard of trustees is in Jonway today. The board is com rosed of the following: Chairman George B. Cook, Preasurer James L. Yates and Prof. 3. W. Torreyson of Little Rock, \uditor A. E. Moore of this coun y. Judge Harry L. Ponder of Wal itit Ridge, Judge J. S. Ross of \rkansas City and Senator Otis T. A'in go of Dequeen. Normal Board in Session. The Normal board is in session his afternoon discussing some natters of importance to the insti ution. Among the things under consideration are a sidewalk to the milding and a sewer line to eon lect the building to the septic ank. AT THE HOTELS. Hines—T. B. Boyd, St. Louis; B. C. Bragg, Little Rock: C. G. Stark, St. Louis; O. T. Wingo, DeQueen; J. S. Ross and daughter, \rkansas City. WEATHER FORECAST. New Orleans, Sept. 23.—Fore cast to 8 p. m. tomorrow: Tonight Hid Thursday partly cloudy weath er; showers tonight or Thursday. MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL Usual Five-mill Tax is Levied - Big Lot ot Accounts Allowed. The regular five-mill tax for city general purposes was levied at the regular meeting of the city council held last night, all members being present except Alderman C. H. Newbem. Accounts amounting to $532.61 were allowed under suspension of the rules. Of this amount $234.30 was the payment of a claim against the city for a sidewalk built in front of the property of W. G. Gragson on Dotiaghey avenue and this sum will be repaid to the city. ! $104 was for drilling a well on the Normal grounds. The matter of grades for sidewalk was discussed and the council will inspect thegradeou Caldwell street which is objected to by property owners, tomorrow afternoon. Norwood’s Opening. An unusual large crowd attended the opening of W. II. Norwood’s store today, although the bad weather prevented many from at tending. He has a very large stock of novelties, etc., and will undoubtedly get his share of bus iness in this city. Marriage Licenses. Two marriage licenses were is sued yesterday by County Clerk J. II. Hartje as follows: Leonard McCraig, Mt. Vernon and Ilattie Heffington, Saltillo. W. II. Short, Saltillo and Bertie Walls, Conway. DAILY COTTON REPORT. Conway merchants have bought cotton up till noon today, as fol lows: | Frauenthal & Schwarz. 397 i S. G. Smith. 296 J. F. Weinmaun. 179 i W. M. Harrell & Co. 64 I Martin & Harton. 48 J. S. Moore & Son. 19 Total.1003 Cotton is selling at 8.85c today. Price of seed, $11.00 per ton. Up to noon today 536 bales have been shipped from Conway. Number received since yesterday noon, 144. Boys, do You Want to Look Nice? If so, you should have your clothes pressed at THER1ACS I do nothing hut first-class work and guarantee it. I never scorch clothes. Cleaning and repairing a specialty. Von should join the pressing club. Rates, $i.ooand $r 50per month. JAS. S. THERIAC In the Hartley Building on North Front street, opposite Lay man Hotel, Conway, Arkansas. ROOFBESTOS The roof that stops your troubles Better than tin, iron or shingles Will not leak; easily put on Neither hot or cokl weather affects it Your leaks will stop when you use Roo.'bestos One Ply, per square - - ■ $2.00 Two Ply, per square - • - $2.25 Three Ply, per square • ■ - $2.75 All material for putting on Free Frauenthal & Schwarz G-0213 We Are Selling WATCHES I have sold more watches in the last ten days than in any previous ten days this year. Yon perhaps know that my line of watches is made up of fresh goods direct from the factories, and that both move ments and cases are selected from the best makes, and that I guarantee everyone of them. It is not from one sale that we expect to build up our business, but from the continued patronage of satisfied customers. I am glad because of my ever increasing watch business—not alone for tbe profit it brings, but that it tells me that my policy of “Quality Above all Klse” is appreciated. J. J. Livingston Jeweler Where the Quality it ALWAYS RIGHT JUDGE H. L. PONDER RESIGNS Governor will Give Office Back to Man whom He Succeeded. Little Rock Sept. 22. —Judge Harry L. Ponder, appointed coun ty and probate judge of Lawrence county when Judge Poindexter be came ill and had to leave . the state, has sent his resignation to Governor X. O. Pindall, Judge Poindexter having recovered and Judge Ponder wanting to return the office to him. Gov. Pindall will receive the resignation and re appoint Judge Poindexter. Don’t Hesitae to Kick. We hope that every subscriber of the JDaily Edition will make a complaint direct to this office, phone No. 21, when he fails to receive his paper. On account of the work being new to our carriers some mistakes have naturally been made, but we want to know of them so that they can be avoided in the future. tf You will miss something great if you fail to attend W. M. Harrell & Co.’s millinery opening Tnurs day and Friday, Sept. 24 and 25. J. R. Donnell, who is attending the grand lodge I. O. O. F. at Denver, has sent this office a paper containing the proceedings of the lodge. Over nineteen countries are represented at the meeting. Perfect Bread Can be made of Per fect Flour only. “White Crest” is the kind and you can get it at COLE’S no DROWN IN SHIPWRECK American Bark “Star of Bengal” Goes Ashore and is a Total Loss. San Francisco, Sept. 22.—The Merchant’s Exchange received a dispatch today from Ft. Wrangle, Alaska, stating that the American bark, Star of Bengal, Capt. Thomp son, had been driver, ashore at Coronation and that no were drowned, including nine whites. The ship was on her way from Ft. Wrangle to San Francisco with a cargo of 45,000 cases of salmon. The loss was total. Entrance Examinations. Ivntrance examinations for the benefit of pupils desiring to make up deficiencies will be held at the public school tomorrow and Fri day beginning at 9 a. m. W. B. Hines is in Tittle Rock today on business. Pears to Elat AND Pears to Cook AT MENTY& DOLLAHITE’S The Best Drained part of the city is the Boulevard Addition Bahner & Company Bank of Conway "THE OLD RELIABLE” ESTABLISHED - - - 1890 Gentlemen who help to make this Bank the strongest in Central Arkansas: Jo Frauenthal, S. G. Smith, J. H. Stubbs, D. O. Harton, Sam Frauenthal, W. B. Wilson, L. H. Pyle, Cashier YOU should DEPOSIT your MONEY THERE You May Want a Loan Being one of our depositors helps you in this line. No business so large, none too small for us to handle All. When we do, you get our support in TIMES OF NEED. This is a business proposi tion. STUDY IT OUT.