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The Log Cabin Democrat.
£SS PJJHOCRAT. Ebt’d 1888 t Consolidated log CABIN. Sit'd 187* ( tor. 8. 1901 CONWAY, ARKANSAS. THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 1913 VOL XXXIV NO. 42 CITYWATERWORKS CONTROVERSY ENDS ' M'COPPIN MAKES WEEK WHICH IS ACCEPTED BY BOARD, AND WILL COMPLETE WORK AT ONCE. From Thursday’s Daily. The long drawn out controversy be tween the Board of Improvement of Waterworks District of Conway and Joseph McCoppin, the contractor, was settled yesterday, when the board of improvement accepted the proposition made by Mr. McCoppin. Mr. McCop pin proposed to the board that he would line the reservoir with a lining ► of felt and asphalt water-profiing cov ered with a layer of brick laid in con crete, and would also make the neces sary repairs on the pipe line and dis tribution system as designated by Prof. G. H. Burr, who will supervise the work on behalf of the district. It has been the contention of Mr. McCoppin that the leakage at the res ervoir was due to the manner in which it was constructed, and he contends that it was constructed under the di rection of the engineers of the dis trict, and that he was not responsible for the leakage. The board took the position that the leakage was caused by defective work. Sometime ago Mr. McCoppin pro posed to the board that in order to settle the entire matter, he would spend not exceeding $1,000 in making such repairs on the system as he might be directed to do by the board, but this pVoposition was declined for the reason that it was feared by the board that $1,000 would not be suffi cient to defray all necessary expense of making the repairs. On yesterday Mr. McCoppin transmitted to thei board, through his attorney, J. W. House, another proposition as stated above, and that proposition was ac cepted by the board. It is expected that Mr. McCoppin will at once begin to get his material on the ground to make the repairs on the reservoir, and he states that he will rush the work to completion. Dur ing the time the reservoir is being re paired, in order that the city may not j be deprived of water, the water willj be furnished through a by-pass, being pumped direct from the pumping sta tion to the distribution system. This will necessitate constant pumping during the time repairs are being made on the reservoir. SCHOOL DISTRICT RULING. Little Roc, June 3.—In response to an inquiry as to whether three school districts, wishing to consolidate, could hold an election in the three districts and declare the question carried if the majority votes were cast in its favor, Attorney General Moose Mon day afternoon rendered an opinion de claring that it would take a majority of all legal voters in each district be fore the question of consolidation could be legally carried. HONOR ROLL OF PUBLIC SCHOOL LIST FOR FINAL MONTH PUPILS WHO ATTAINED DIS TINCTION IN DEPORTMENT AND SCHOLARSHIP. The following is the list of pupils of the Conway public school whose grades in scholarship and deportment entitled them to be placed on the honor roll for the final month of the session. In addition to this list, GO pupils achieved the distinction of be ing neither absent nor tardy during the entire session. Following is the nonor roll for the month ending May 30: First Grade—Alice Russell, Norma Wimberly, Mary Collier, May Allin der, Marjorie Hogan, Julia Camp, Frances Simpson, Dan Harrell, Theo dore Burr, Frank Robins and Murle McDuffie. Second Grade—Carl Bolls, Nathan Smith, Bernard Glenn, Benjamin Rob ins, Lavere Reid, Maud Hickman, Banks Llewellyn, Lela Leslie, Clara Mai Markham, Maxine Whiddon, Frone Wolford, Julia Randell, Lewis Wilson and Herbert Moore. Third Grade—Grady Setzler, Nellie Randell, Bernice Major and Mildred “King. Fourth Grade—Mary Muse, Lila Pearson, Maurice Banks, Melvin Thompson, Thomas Wilson, Ernest Ford, Clib Barton and Durward Chiv ers. Fifth Grade—Maud Johnson, Alyne Davis, Joy Freeman, Lillian Stroup, Ruth Fulmer, Catherine Johnson, Wil lie Norwood, Della Diffee, Charles Sisley and Clifford Landrum. Seventh Grade—Edith Mosley. Ninth Grade—Willie Campbell, Jew ell Sullivan. Fay Blair, Clara Herrod and Elsie Thompson. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Q. Manley Hanna, 19, and Bertha Flippen, 18, Vilonia. J. B. Tiner, 63, and Mrs. Rena Sel lers, 50, Conway. Frank Boyles, 24, Mayflower, and Nan Burnett, 19, Conway. D. W. Rooney, 25, and Florence Clements, 22, Vilonia. WAKE UP.'Baa&S?'"' Are ^oin^ io^row Okl without a dollar in Ih^SANK? Winding up in the UOOR HOUSH is nut a pleasant prospect. O Idage comes assure as the clock ticks. A comfortable OUD AGK is the ambition of every man. The way to have this is to have A/OA'/i'V lo make it comfortable. The money that you could save now by cutting out a few extravagcnecs would grow into a big sum by the time your life reached its December. While enjoying the Al ay time of your life, pre pare for the December. Do YOUR banking with US We pav 't per cent interest on ti me certificates. Faulkner (Bounty Bank THU LS.WR OA THU CORY UR _- -- i .. ■■■ i ■■■TT—imi iirTurmT-mnr r ir« , _ vu.m ■ - PIONEER CONWAY CITIZEN^ EMPIRES JOHN S. JONES IS DEAD END CAME SUDDENLY, FOL LOWING ACCIDENTAL IN JURY SATURDAY. 'rom Tuesday's Daily. Following an injury received while at work on one of his farms north of this city last Saturday, John S. Jones, pioneer citizen of Ccnway, died at niis home on South Front street at 5:30 o’clock this morning. The accident sustained by Mr. Jones was not re garded as serious and yesterday it was thought he would be able to be out today. During last night, how ever, his condition took a turn for the worse, death occurring within a few hours. Iii point of lesidcnce here, Mr. Jones was probably Conway's oldest citizen, lie came here before the town was established and lived continuously in this place for more than 40 years. Mr. Jones was born in Carroll coun ty, Miss., June 13, 1846. He was mar ried in Mississippi December 1, 1869, to Harriet C. Rosenberry, whose death occurred January 9, 1909, and moved to thi# place on November 25, 1872. To Mr. and Mrs. Jones were born nine children, of whom six, two daughters and four sons, survive. They are Mrs. 0. 0. Florence and Miss Bernice Jones, J. Frank, Joe B., J. Kirby and Charles W. Jones, all of Conway. He also leaves his aged mother, Mrs. Mary Ann Jones of this city; one brother, W. C. Jones, who lives in Alaska, and five sisters, Mrs. J. A. Pence, Mrs. B. G. Wilson and Miss Emma Jones of Conv.ay, Mrs. B. T. Powell of V;Ionia and Mrs. Alex Hovis of Guy. . Mr. Jones served during the Ciiviil war as a Confederate soldier. For For many years after coming to Con way he conducted a successful mer cantile business here, but of late years he has devoted his time to looking af ter his business and farming inter ests. He was a devoted member of the Baptist church of Conway and of Green Grove Lodge No. 107, F. & A. M., of whiich he served as treasurer for more than a quarter century. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 4 o’clock. In the absence of his pastor, Rev. Otto Whittington, who is conducting a revival in Louisiana, the services will be conducted by Rev. Sam H. Campbell of Little Rock. The interment will be at Oak Grove cem etery under the auspices of the local Masoniic lodge. The active pall bearers will be W. H. Duncan, W. B. Wilson. J. W. Holt, M. C. Canada. Jo Frauenthal and D. O. Harton. ATTORNEYS LOCKED IN JAIL 3 HOURS THREE CONWAY LAWYERS UN ABLE TO GET OUT EVEN •ON GOOD BOND. From Tuesdays Dai Is* Locked in the county jail for three hours and unable to gain their re lease even though every man in town would have signed their bond, was the unpleasant experience of three Conway attorneys this morning. Short ly after 8 o’clock this morning, Judge E. M. Merriman, G. W. Clark and George Shaw, who were appointed by the court to represent the seven ne groes held under white slavery charg es, called at the jail to consult with their clients. After they had been ad mitted Sheriff J. S. Johnson locked the outside steel door and left the key with someone on the outside. When in about thirty minutes the attorneys had finished their consultation, they called to Jim Reed, with whom the key had been left. Reed attempted to unlock the door, but the key became hung and he was unable to turn it. He stepped over to the courthouse and informed Circuit Clerk J. H. Hartje of the plight of the lawyers. Judge Eugene Lankford, who was at the courthouse, went over to the jail and. after having a little good-na itured fun with the imprisoned law yers. himself tried to uniock the door. No difficulty Tied ever been experi enced with the lock before, but the ef forts of everyone about the courthouse open the bar proved unavailing. Mat ters finally grew so serious that a ma chinist was sent for. After a couple of hours of hard work Albert Hess succeeded in sawing and chiseling the lock out of the door and the lawyers were released barely in time to go home for their noon-day meals. Of ficers at the courthouse declined to quote the utterances of the attorneys during their unexpected incarceration. doublTcounty’s SUNDAY SCHOOL ORGANIZATION IS URGED COUNTY SUNDAY SCHOOL ASSO CIATION PLANS ACTIVE CAMPAIGN. An active campaign to double the membership of Sunday schools in Faulkner county is to be undertaken ! this summer, according to County Or ganizer. G. E. Owen. “Faulkner county, it is said, has more than doubled in Sunday school attendance with the past three years, and this is doubtless true,” says j Mr. Owen. “There are twice as many 1 Sunday schools, and the ones that have existed all the time have grown greatly in attendance. A number of them have more than doubled in num-; bers. But there is room still for a j greater growth. The attendance should j double again within the next two! years; and it can be made to do so if we will all work to that end. As a means toward accomplishing this re sult, the County Sunday School Asso ciation would like to organize every township before the county convention in July. The township organization should see that eveiy community in the township has a Sunday school and should encourage the Sunday school of the township to be zealous, active and earnest in their efforts. Any Sunday ! school or individual in the township [ interested in this cause may call a | meeting of the workers of the Sunday schools of the township or arrange i for a Sunday school rally in the town-1 ship and invite all Sunday schools of | the township to take part. At this! meeting the organization of the town ship may be effectel and plans may be outlined for a campaign in the town ship.” If any experienced Sunday school workers are desired to take a part on the program, such speakers may be se cured by writing to either G. E. Owen or W. B. Owen, county organizers, at Conway. CLASSIFICATION OF COUNTIES. | Every county has been placed, ac i cording to latest reports, one one of |the following groups: i 1. Front Line Counties are those | that qualify in 10 points of the stand i ard. 2. Star Counties are those which qualify in eight points, including point four. 3. Banner Counties are those which qualify in six points, including point four. 4. Standard Counties are those which qualify in two points. 5. Unstandardized Counties are those without a working county or ganization. COUNTY ASSOCIATION STANDARD. 1. A working1 county organization. 2. Annual county convention held. 3. Report gathered from every school. 4. County apportionment paid. | 5. Delegate from county in last state convention. (?. Township conventions held cov lering entire county. 7. Cradle Roll in 50 per cent of schools. 8. Home Department in 25 per cent of schools. 9. Separate room or curtain spaced for beginners and primary classes in i 25 per cent of schools. 10. Organized classes in 10 per | cent of schools. __ CASE AGAINST REED DISMISSED The special grand jury yesterday afternoon dismissed the case of the state against J. D. Reed, who has been held in ti c county nearly two months in default of a $250 bond, which he was unable to give. Reed was bound over to the grand jury by .Justice of the Peace I.. B. Atkieson, charged with an offense against a 15-year-olld girl, who was married. LOUVIDA SIMS' TRIAL COMPLETED JURY HAS FIRST CASE HEARING IN SPECIAL CIRCUIT COURT SESSION FINISHED IN RAPID SUCCESSION. The case of the State against Lou vida Sims, a negro woman charged with being an accessory before the fact to crimes committed by negro men against Gertie Hollingshead, a 14-year-old white girl, which was tak en up in the special session of circuit court this morning, was completed and given to the jury at 3:15 o'clock this afternoon. At 4 o'clock the jury had not yet re ported a verdict. About 150 people, mainly white1 men, but with a small sprinkling of negroes, were present when the trial ! was begun in circuit court this morn-j ing. Little difficulty was experienced in getting a jury. Two panels of 12 men each, out of the 75 summohed by I Sheriff J. S. Johnson, were required, 12 of the 24 qualifying and being ac-1 cepted as jurors. The jury was impaneled as follows: ' J. J. Lowrey, W. C. McCray, J. C. Adams, J. F. Padgett, J. G. Wyatt, A. L. Nichols, W. E. Sherer, H. W. Fire stone, J. I. Summers, W. C. Bailey, S. W. Watson and Dave Andrews. Prosecuting Attorney J. B. Read j presented the case for the state to the I jury, and was followed by Judge E. M.! Merriman in behalf of the defense. I Assisting Mr. Read are Deputy Prose- ■ cuting Attorney S. W. Rogers and R.! G. Bruce, while George Shaw and Geo. W. Clark are associated with Judge Merriman in the defense. On behalf of the defendant, Mr.' Clark filed motions to quash the indict ment on the ground of alleged irregu-1 larities, but the motions were over- j ruled by the court, and the trial pro- 1 ceeded. 1 The state introduced only two wit-1 nesses and rested its case at 11 o’clock I his morning. Gertie Hollingshead, | the prosecuting witness, was on the stand about 30 minutes. While she i spoke in tones so low as to be at times hardly heard by the jury, she told her story clearly and withstood success fully a rigid cross-examination. The only other witness was Dr. J. E. Mc Mahan, who testified as to a physical examination he had made of the girl. The defense began its testimony im mediately, introducing Charley Mitch ell and the defendant, Louvida Sims. Several other witnesses were examin ed, and the attorneys began their ar guments about 2 o’clock this after noon, the case going to the jury short ly after 3 o’clock. JACKSON WINNER IN LABOR FIGHT Little Rock, June 4.—A message 'was received in Little Rock Tuesday : telling of the victory won in the na tional convention of the Brotherhood j of Railway Trainmen by W. D. Jack n, a Little Rock labor leader, in the ! fight being made against the Work ingmen's Compensation Act. Jackson fought a bill of this kind in the last session of the Arkansas legislature, and was successful in his efforts. He was also instrumental in defeating the national act of that kind, and his de bate on the <|uestion caused the con vention to vote against the measure. Mr. Jackson is a son of J. M. Jack son of Conway and is well known in this city. POLITICALACTIVITY IS ALREADY VISIBLE CANDIDATES COMING OUT L. S. DUNAWAY OF CONWAY IS MENTIONED FOR SECRE TARY OF STATS. I Little Rock, June 3.—Political lines jfor the primaries which will be held next March are being formed and the Jist of candidates will no doubt be a large one. It is reported that J. C. Clary, now commissiioner of labor statistics, will be an opponent to Earle W. Hodges, secretary of state, who is expected to make the race for a third term. L. S. Dunaway of Conway is expected also to enter this race. J. C. Clary made a close race for this office O. C. Ludwig several years ago. Now that the salary of the state land commissioner has been raised by adding to that department the state highway commission, this office be comes a tempting political plum. Reu ben G. Dye, who has served two terms as state land commissioner, is certain to ask for re-election. He was twice elected without an opponent, but will have one at least in the next race. A. V. Smith, member of the legisla ture from Bradley county,now acting as private secretary to Gov. J. M. Fu trell, and who was elected secretary of the state highway commission but declined to serve, will probably be a candidate for the position. Mr. Smith was the author of the bill creating the state highway commission and the proper enforcement of this law is the one hobby of his life. He will make the race in the interest of the legis lative act which he created. Mr. Smith has made a study of roads in practically every country of the world, he having visited all except those of South America. He was at one time a government attorney in the Philip pines. DEL1N0UEN1 TAX SALE MONDAY The annual sale at public outcry of the lands and lots returned delinquent j for taxes of 1912 will be held by Sheriff J. S. Johnson and County I Clerk J. A. Lea next Monday morn ing, beginning at 10 o’clock. About 200 parcels of real estate were adver tised as delinquent, hut the majority of them have already been paid off, (and only a few tracts will be left to j be sold. Mrs. M. J. Russell entertained with a delightful garden party yesterday ! afternoon, in honor of her sisters, Mrs. Young of Oklahoma City and Mrs. Coker of Conway. The decora tions were in pink and white. Re freshments consisting of raspberry ice cream, cake and punch were served. 4 ♦ 4 4444444444444-444444 Credit Once established it This Bank is a valuable assett. You may do this easily. Commence at once by depositing. You may use it at your pleasure. 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