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I Brief News of Faulkner
| SOME OF THE HAPPENINGS DURING THE PAST WEEK IN !| THIS COUNTY. (i GUY. We received a good rain Friday night and Saturday, which every one was proud to see. Crops are looking much better. We failed to get our letter off last week in time for print. School began here Monday, JulV 7, with Prof. D. A. McKnight as princi pal, Mrs. Florie Ritchie, first assist ant, and Miss Ruth Glover, second as sistant. There was a good enroll ment. Miss Belle Montgomery returned home Sunday from a week's visit with her sister, Mrs. Wes McNutt, at Springfield. Poley Henry began his school at Chinquapin Monday of last week. School also started at Rowlett Schoolhouse, with J. C. Gray as teach er. The Guy Telephone Company has bought the Columbus Hagar house here and the switchboard will be mov ed back to it this week. Some work was done Monday on moving the lines. Jacob Hartwick and Miss Ovie Presley surprised their many friends bv getting married on Saturday, July 5th. Grandma Vann of near Greenbrier is visiting in the home of W. L. Lieb long this week. Mrs. Mollie Vann of Little Rock is visiting relatives and friends here this Miss Myrtle Horton is staying with her uncle, Will Horton, at this place, so she can attend school. Rev. Megee failed to fill his appoint ment at the Baptist church Saturd and Sunday. . The meeting will begin at the Chris tian church next Friday night. Rev. Mr. Roberts has been conduct ing a meeting near J. A. Dodd’s resi dence, Hie past week. It closed Sun day night. Quite a crowd contemplates being at Pinnacle Springs Sunday evening. Wesley Montgomery has had quite a lot of work done on his house, which adds much to its appearance. Mr. Kflm of Greenbrier has been doing the work. July 16. LINDER. The drouth was broken here Satur day by a steady five-hour rain. Jim Chaney went to Conway Mon day. Bill Day went to Conway Saturday. Basil Tucker of Greenbrier visited in our community Sunday. George Cato caught a buffalo fish day. . - We notice that J. W. Rhea will be in the race for tax assessor. We were grieved to learn of the death of Elmer Strickland of Green brier, who was killed last week at Van Buren. George Cato caught a Buffalo fish Monday that weighed 20 pounds. Mrs. John Lowry has about 80 jars of blackberries canned. Will Cato went to Conway Mon •1 uly 16. GREENBRIER. C. E. Moore visited homefolks Sat urday night and Sunday. Cecil McCaul visited his sisters, Mrs. Jones and Miss Laura McCaul, in Little Rock the past week. The drouth was broken here last Saturday by a rainfall of seven hours. Everybody rejoiced over the rain, and crops are looking fine, except old corn, which is badly injured. C. H. Cheek visited the Sunday school at Cash Springs Sunday. He reports a prosperous Sunday school and everything in good working order. Brother Cheek is a great worker in Sunday school. | Waddle & Kelso are having an ad dition built to their shop and mill house. They are fine workmen and are a great help to the community at large. A. II. Hankins and wife of Shults, Okla., arrived here last Friday and will visit his father and mother, G. W. Hankins and wife, and other relatives and friends for a while. This was his former home. Emory Hankins of Vilonia visited his parents Saturday and Sunday. R. L. Lieblong and wife are visiting relatives at Eudora, Ark., this week. E. P. Lieblong is serving the route this week. Quite a crowd attended the district singing convention here Saturday and Sunday. There was some fine singing and several classes represented. Among the noted singers of Faulkner county present were R. E. Perry and T. E. Herring of Enders. W. D. Bry ant and J. W. Matthews of Enola, George Jolly and Joe Hankins of Pleasant Hill, H. L. Tyler, W. E. Mc Collum, Z. T. and J. F. Kennamer of Greenbrier and R. M. Browning of Shady Grove. W. D. Bryant was elect ed president and T. E. Herring secre tary for the ensuing year. Everybody remember the singing school will commence here August 11, and will be taught by Prof. R. E. Per ry of Enders. He is one of the best teachers in central Arkansas, and those wishing to learn vocal music should not miss the opportunity. He left here Sunday and opened a normal musical institute at Republican Mon day morning, with 51 pupils. July 16. GLENNTOWN. Sam and Arthur Glover visited rel atives at Beryl a few days last week. Our school opened this morning, with Prof. Howard as teacher. Henry Thomas and Miss Ezzie Be lote were happily married last Thurs day night. The writer joins with their many friends in wishing them a happy vovage through life. Mrs. Bettie Weatherly has been very low, but is improving slowly. July 16. KENDALL. We had a fine rain Saturday that did the crops a great deal of good. | Dr. and Mrs. Hutto’s twin babies, ■ who have been very sick for a week, ' are better. Uncle Green McMillen, who has been sick for quite a while, is sinking very rapidly. Mrs. Hurst of near Greenbrier is visiting her grand-daughter, Mrs.; Henry Howell. Lincoln Smith went to Republican Saturday. W. A. Russell made a trip to Con way Friday. July 16. o CATO. We had a fine rain last Wednesda* and a good deal of hail with it. The Sunday school rally was rained out last Saturday. Wayne Farris and family of Little Rock spent the day Sunday here with Mr. Farris’ mother. Tont Diffee is working for H. B Harrell. Welse Clements, Fred Hogan an Carl Clements went to Little Roc Monday. Grover Pairet visited relatives Beryl one day last week. Mrs. Ada Harrison of across the hill died Sunday of miningitis. She was buried Monday by the Woodmei Circle. Mrs. Harrison leaves a hus band, mother and six little childrer several brothers and a host of friends to mourn her death. We extend our deepest sympathy to the loved ones. Miss Fay Maitland returned to her home in Little Rock last Friday afte visiting relatives and friends here few days. Mrs. Ed Skinner and children of Texas are here visiting Mrs. Skinner parents and other relatives for a shori time. We want everybody to remember our school rally and road picnic here July 24. Miss Annie and Mrs. Clemie Farris left this morning to visit relativef and friends in South Carolina two or three months. Alvie Pairet is working for H. B. Harrell. July 15. WOOSTER. The drouth was broken by a six hour rain through this section Satur day. ... Kelly Clements returned to his home in Texas Friday, after a few days’ visit here with his parents. Several from here attended singing at Greenbrier Sunday. Allen Clements and family of Tex as are visiting relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Thomas return ed home Monday, after a few days’ visit in Texas. L. T. Patton is building an addition to his tenant house, now occupied by L. M. Clements. J. L. Patton and family are camp ing at Pinnacle Springs. A. E. Pearson of Conway was here last week visiting his parents. H. Robinson went to Conway Mon T. Patton shipped a carload of cattle last week. R. 0. Robinson was in Periy county last week buying cattle. George Mobbs went to Conway last Tuesday. , „ „ , Crops are wonderfully improved since the rain. * W. W. Steele and family of Houston were here last week visiting relatives. H. L. Tyler of Greenbrier was here Tuesday to begin work on J. H. Wof ford’s residence. We have learned that while under going an operation for appendicitis, G. H Downing died at Sherman, Tex., Saturday night. Mr. Downing was a son of the late B. M. Downing. He was reared here and has many friends and one brother, J. M. Downing of Conway, who has the sympathy of the entire community. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Langston re turned home Tuesday, after a few davs’ visit in Texas. j. A. Batson and family were at Pinnacle Springs last week. Esquire J. H. Wofford went to Lit tle Rock Tuesday after his daughter, Miss Edna, who has been treated for appendicitis. July 16. HAMLET. Give us woman suffrage and we will j give you cleaner politics and do away with so much fuss among the parties. It is not a gift woman is craving, but a right, and that right will triumph. Buford McCord and Miss Mittie Paul were quietly married at the home of the bride last Sunday morning, E. IV. Johnston officiating. We have just received word that Mrs. James Teagle died at Conway at 12 o’clock today. She was one of our oldest and most respectable ladies, and has lived here for many years. She has many friends and relatives here to mourn her death. E. V. Johnston went to Conway on business yesterday. ; Some of our young folks tried to irun away and get married yesterday, I but their parents were too sharp for j them. I There is quite a lot of sickness in our community. There will be a Farmers’ Union pic nic at Brown’s Schoolhouse next (Thursday and Friday, July 17 and 18. I Everybody is invited to come out Fri jday and bring their dinner and hear some good speaking. July 16. MALLET TOWN. We were visited by a nice rain Sat urday, which was much needed. Quite a crowd from here attended singing at Republican Sunday. Luther Faulk from Kendall was at this place Friday and Sunday. Among those from here who attend ed church at Springfield Sunday night were Ben Mallett, Sr., and wife, Lew is Whorton and wife, Charlie Cun nigham, Ben Van Cleve, Montie and Marvin Mallett, Esrom Mallett and wife. Esrom Mallett and Luther Faulk made a trip to Morrilton Friday. James Whorton has gone to Higdon, where he will make his home for a while. Edna Mallett visited at Kendall Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Everybody remember the singing ; convention here the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August. July 16. -n CENTER POINT. The long drouth was broken here last Saturday by a rain that continued to fall for five hours. The cotton crop looks very promis ing just now, though early corn will ■ be cut short. ' There is lots of sickness reported, in our neighborhood. W. B. Thornton was called to Little ^ Rock last Friday on account of thej death of his nephew, Hon. Jas. H.. Harrod. Will Montgomery of El Paso spent last Saturday night with Colie Diffee. School opened here yesterday morn- j ing, with Raymond Moore as teacher. We are sorry to report the death of D. M. Doyle of El Paso, who got kill-J ed last Friday in an automobile acci-] dent near Des Arc. John Morris and j John Burns also received injuries in , the wreck. July 16. VILONIA. Farmers are looking pleasant over ( the fine rain which fell Saturday morning. The Baptist meeting will begin at. this place next Sunday, with Rev.| Waters of Dardanelle to conduct the services. Prof. Beattie, principal of Vilonia Training School, will be lead er of the song service. Miss Elvadye Oquinn is visiting her sister, Mrs. Casey, in Little Rock this week. The Methodist people have organiz ed a prayer meeting, to be held at the M. E. church every Wednesday night. Quite a number of people from here attended the burial of Dave Doyle at El Paso Sunday afternoon. H. E. Vaughn and family have mov ed to El Paso. He will teach the summer school at Smith Schoolhouse, near El Paso. Misses Pearl and Jessie Waller are at home, after having attended the Normal at Conway the past few weeks* Charley Rogers of Little Rock is visiting his mother here. Mrs. S. Watkins of Ashdown visit ed her sister, Mrs. J. H. Downs, the past week. Henry Yancey of Ward was a vis itor here Sunday. „ , _ Prof. C. L. Hankins and family left last week to visit his parents in Ken tucky. W. L. Young and family of Little Rock spent a few days with friends and relatives here the past week. July 16. UNION GROVE. We have had a fine rain and crops are looking better. W. R. Blythe is on the sick list. The picnic here was rained out Sat urday, but we will have one July 24. There was an ice cream supper at L. L. Johnson’s Saturday night, which was well attended and everybody had a good time. Virgil Harkey of Pope county is visiting his sister, Mrs. Frank Gid eon. . , . , Mrs. Will McNew is reported sick this week. July 16. - u- — DAMASCUS. This community has been visited by some fine rains since the last writing. Rev. H. Y. Morris of Beebe is con ducting a revival meeting here. The baseball teams of Damascus and Martinville crossed bats on the latter’s ground last Saturday evening. Score, 6 to 7, in favor of Damascus. A son was born Sunday night to Mr. and Mrs. William Brown. After continuing for over a week, the meeting closed at the Christian church last Saturday, without an ad dition to the church. There was a large congregation at the Baptist church last night, and much interest prevailed. The faces of our farmers have changed to almost normal since the recent rains. Miss Elsie Lee is attending the Morris protracted meeting her this week, and is the guest of Miss Floy Hutto. J. P. Walton went to Conway last Friday and purchased a new buggy for his better-half. duly 16. NUTTER SCHOOLHOUSE. Crops are suffering badly, although we had a very good season for cott, but old corn is’ gone. Young corn will I do very well if it rains again soon. Brother Guatney filled his regular appointment Saturday night and Sun day. The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Long was laid to rest at the Hartje graveyard Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. We extend our sympa thy to the bereaved family. Mrs. Long, who has been very sick, is able to be out again. School will open up Monday morn ing at 8 o’clock; Miss Marcelle Phil lips, teacher. A protracted meeting will start here the first Saturday night in Aug ust. We have just organized a Sunday school with an attendance of 25. Mr. Nutter, who has been very sick, is reported better at this time. Lee Belk spent Sunday in Little Rock. SPRINGFIELD. A much-needed rain fell here last Saturday. | Edgar Combs and wife of Hskell, Okla., are visiting relatives here this week. 1 J. M. Berry made a trip to Conway last Friday. Miss Willie Chamness of Russell ville is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. C. Moore. I ]yiiss Bertha Moore of Pine Bluff is visiting her mother. Miss Lollie Loyd of Morrilton is the guest of Miss Cleo Moses. Rev. Wallace of Plumerville is as sisting Rev. Howard in conducting a series of meetings at the Methodist church. Mrs. Will A. Berry and children of Conway are visiting relatives here this week* Mrs. Will Bearden of Little Rock visited her sister, Mrs. Will Smith, the past week. . Jim Wilson is on the sick list at present. Miss Ola Walker of Ozark is the guest of Mrs. Howard this week. Miss Alice Berry has returned home from Conway, where she has been at tending the State Normal. B. L. Dawson and son, Willie, visit ed relatives here the past week. July 16. _ UNION VALLEY. Sunday school at the valley in the morning and singing in the evening. There was preaching at Marcus at II o’clock and singing in the evening. The people had such long faces on them on account of the drouth that the barbers at Enola went up on their shaving, but the drouth is broken now and they will go back to their regular price.. We have had plenty of rain at last. Cotton and late corn are doing well now, but the early corn can’t make much. July 16. ' EBENEZER. The drouth was broken here Satur day with a good rain. Crops are looking fine. John Wright, who got hurt the Fourth of July, is better. His mare ran away with his buggy and threw him and his girl out and turned the buggy over, throwing his shoulder out of place and bruising his arm consid erably. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. John Witch er, Sr., a fine boy, July 11. C. M. Sanders, Sr., is sick with slow fever. He is at his daughter’s, Mrs. Charley Witcher. Most of our people have laid by crops. The people of School District No. 79 met Thursday and chopped off the school ground and started to dig the well. They intend to build this sum mer and be ready for school in the winter. Bill Witcher and Lon and Marqis Whorton carried a load of potatoes and apples to Little Rock last week. They report apples a good price, but potatoes not more than 75 cents per bushel. July 16. WOODROW SCHOOLHOUSE. The drouth was broken here Satur day by a good rain, and the farmers are in good spirits, as it means both bread and beans for them. Arthur Wilson has moved to his school. He went Sunday and his wife followed Monday with the household furniture. He is teaching in Pulaski county at the Justice Schoolhouse. The Baptist protracted meeting is going on here at the Ballard church this w€€k« Our teacher, Other Wilkerson, is boarding at Colie Snow’s. Clem Poole and Burnice Hogan, two prominent young men of the Section, paid our Sunday school a visit last Sunday. Come again, boys. Joe White, the secretary of our Sunday school, says he has got 72 names enrolled. He hustles for mem Jerry Snow and family of Mt. Olive visited at O. G. Moore’s last Sunday, and his family attended Sunday school. , , . Other Wilkerson commenced his school here Monday, with 46 enrolled and prospects for a good school. July 16. _ MAYFLOWER. Tank Miss Essie Taylor went to Lake Friday. . . _ , Mrs. A. E. Atwater is visiting hei mother here. , . We were sorry to learn ot the aeatn of Mrs. Jas. Harrison of Chadwick. Mrs. Fanny Naylor is still on the sick list. Mrs. Borg and grand-daughter went to Argenta Tuesday. , Burglars broke into lley Mosley s store, Mr. Broyles’ lunch room and the postoffice Saturday night, but they failed to get any money and only took a small amount of goods. Miss Mary Reeves passed through here Saturday en route to her school at Rector’s. She will only teach about six weeks here, as she leaves this fall for Bigelow to teach in the high school there. July 16. _ NAYLOR. Crops in this part of the county have taken on new life since the re freshing rain Saturday. The rainfaU Saturday at this place was 3 1-2 inch es, the first rain of any consequence since early in Mayr. . , , Mrs. Spence Watkins of Ashdown is visiting relatives here at this time. Miss Lillian Powell, step-daughter of A. Charles, is ill with typhoid fev er at this time. . m Mrs. Vada Hendrix, who has been ill for three weeks, is reported no bet ^Mrs. Lizzie Brown visited relatives at Little Rock the past week. V. Langford returned recently from Kansas. Mr. Langford spent the past month among the wheat fields of the west. He reports short wheat crops, as a result of extreme dry weather throughout the wheat belt. The celebration here the Fourth of LAST WEEK Of The Big Clearance Sale This is positively the last week of the Big Clean up Sale, i and if you want to buy summer goods at cut prices, come this week as Saturday, July 19th, will be the last day. We have had a good rain and everybody feels good—come to this sale and you will go away feeling better. . . . io-4 Pepper Bleechi Sheeting, per yd. 9- 4 Pepper Bleech< Sheeting, per yd 10- 4 Pepper Brown Sheet ing, per 25c 22k yard Hope Kleech, per yard . Good Calico,1'per yard. 22k 8c 4k Good Lawns, per yard. io to 12 1-2 cent Lawns, per yd. Yd. wide Brown Do mestic per yd. 4c 8ic 5k All other Dress Goods, Trimmings, etc., cut the same way. Tan Oxfords and Pumps Extra special this week 01. Tan Pumps and Oxtords. Any pair of Tan Pumps or Oxfords in the house at FLAT COST. Now is your opportunity—we have some Red Cross in tan. Men’s Shirts If you men give this any thought we would sell every shirt in our house this week. When you think about now is when you need more shirts than any other time and youQQ can buy the best dollar shirt in Conway for. The Best $1.50 Shirt in Conway, for .- . Soft or Laundered. $1-13 Grocery Department 21 pounds Standard Granulated Sugar, per bbl..1.00 Diamond K. Flour (every bbl. guaranteed).4.65 1-2 gallon Mason Fruit Jars.-. 68c 1 quart Mason Fruit Jars..46c Wake up!! Come to the big Sale. Yours to save money, NORWOOD, GAMP & CO. July’was a grand success. There were about 2,000 people present. There wer addresses in the forenoon by j Messrs. Lester, Campbell, Col. G. W. Bruce, Claud Wilkerson and Judge Merriman. The proceeds of the day, ■ above expenses, were a little over $80, and was divided between the school: and church. j There were several representative ■ citizens present at the good roads j meeting held at Naylor July 11. There | were several business men here from Conway, Enola and Mt. Vernon and all seemed enthusiastic over the work j in hand. Committees were appointed ( to solicit funds at Mt. Vernon, Enola,; Barney, Bristol and Naylor. We be- j lieve that some real good was accom-1 plished at this meeting, and we hope, to s£e a reality. Of course there are j some who say that this road will not be constructed, but there are always a few people who are chronic kickers. If it rains they are looking for a con tinued wet season, and if the sun shines three days they are talking drouth. Let everybody pull for a good ! road over the Dunn hill. July 16. MT. VERNON. A good rain is what we needed and we got it. All are rejoicing. Sunday was a lovely summer’s day —cool an dpleasant for July. Church and Sunday school were well attended We had two good sermons by Rev. Walls. E. D. Carmichael and family came over from Linder and spent Saturday and Sunday with friends and rela tive*. John lenders was here from Quit man Sunday. Mrs. Ada Smith and Miss Tannie Lee Smith returned home with him for a visit. | Prof. Casto Keathley came in from Quitman Sunday to begin teaching near Hammonsville this week. His family will move down soon. All of their friends here are sad dened over the deaths of D. M. Doyle of El Paso and James H. Harrod of Little Rock. Much sympathy go out to their families. The good roads meeting at Naylor Friday was well attended and much interest expressed. No doubt but the proposed work will be done. The com mittees are all at work raising the subscriptions. The farmers who have such a long, rough haul, are not, it seems, as liberal and as much inter ested as they should be. Put watch them ride with ease and smile, if they get to travel over one good road. Last week you advertised Mr. Ack lin’s long bean—21 inches, I think it was. Pshaw! Jas. A. Davis of Nebo brought one to town last week that measured 26 inches, and could have grown more on the other end. Next? - Thomas Flippen of Naylor was in town alst week on business. E. E. Jones has a good lot of oak bridge timber for any who may be doing road work. This is a fine time to work the roads, while they are in pood condition to plow. Much drain age is needed. Pea and hay seed are again in de mand. The farmers need to raise all the hay they can, as the early crop was a failure, almost, and the cane crop is light. July 16. CENTERVILLE. The rain Saturday was much appre ciated. On account of rain we did not have any picnic here Saturday, but have decided to have one at the same place Thursday, July 24. Everybody come. Several from here attended the singing convention at Greenbrier Sun day. Prof. Lee Smith of Pearson visited Beverly Jolly Saturday and attended singing at Greenbrier Sunday. A. H. Hankins and family and Will Hopkins of Oklahoma are visiting rel aitves at this and other places. , Some from here will attend the Sun day school convention at Shady Grove ! Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The ice cream supper and singing at Ed Dempsey’s Saturday night and Monday night was enjoyed by all. E. J. Hankins and wife of Vilonia visited at S. J. Hankins' Monday night. July 16. I ENDERS. The long (iroutn was broken here Saturday by a fine rain. Mrs. Jas. P. Smith, who fell two dt weeks ago and fractured her thigh, is * improving very slowly. Mrs. A. E. Moore is sick at this writing. I Mr. and Mrs. Ira Clark are the* pa ■ rents of a fine girl. : School opened here July 7, with a good attendance. A fine school is ex pected. Joe Evans and Garnet Perry, Miss j Celia King and Mis sGladys Martin attended the singing convention at j Greenbrier last week. Dr. A. E. Moore has bought stock in the Quitman and Greenbrier Tele phone Company. Mrs. Lillie Martin and Belle Tubbs of Clarksville, Tex., are here visiting relatives. Mrs. Elizabeth Jones of Union Val ley spent last week here with her daughter, Mrs. W. I. Clark. July 16. MRS. FRAUENTHAL HOSTESS. From Thursday1! Daily. Mrs. Joseph Frauenthal entertain ed the Locust and Robinson Avenue Sewing clubs and a few other friends yesterday afternoon on her spacious lawn. The afternoon was spent in so-V cial conversation, phonograph music adding to the pleasure of the guests. Ice cream and cake were served.