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Brief News of Faulkner
SOME OF THE HAPPENINGS DURING TE»E PAST WEEK IN THIS COUNTY. CATO. There is much sickness in this sec tion at this writing. J. E. Hogan, Robert Owens and Wayne Hooks went to Little Rock one day last week. Joe Price has returned from Missis sippi, where has been nursing Mr. Springer, who has been very low for some time.’ Death called Mrs. Leila Weeks away Saturday evening at 6 o clock. She leaves a husband and two chil dren and many friends. We all re gretted very much to give her up, but it seems as if we must all go some time or other. Sunday school was well attended here Sunday. We had a few visitors. We are glad to have them with us, and hope they will come again. Quincy Burgin, Grover Pairet and John Ramsey went to Bethel Sunday to the children’s day exercises, lhey report a nice time. The program was fine and everybody had plenty to eat. Lem Clements from Argenta is vis iting friends and relatives at Cato a few days. Mrs. Ray Maitkind and daughter, Faye, are out from Little Rock visit ing friends and relatives. Miss I.«ella Scaggs visited Miss Co ga Black Sunday. Hmer McPherson visited at Alvie Pairet’s Sunday. The two organized Sunday school classes held a meeting at the church house Wednesday night and decided to give an ice cream supper next Sat urday night ,June 27, at the church. The proceeds will go toward purchas ing song books for the church. Lv erybody is invited to come and bring someone with them. The cream will be ordered from Little Rock. June 23. HAPPY VALLEY. After an absence of some time, I will write again. Health is good here at present. This section had a fine rain last Monday. It was the heaviest of the season, and crops are looking fine. Rev. Herring preached at Star Gap Saturday and Sunday. Homer Belote has sold his crop, plow tools, wagon and team to Ches ter Polk and intended to leave for Ok lahoma or Kansas, but we learned lately that he has bought another wagon and team and will stay in old Faulkner. There will be an all-day singing at Star Gap the first Sunday in next month. Everybody is invited to come and bring well-filled baskets and en joy the day with us. All good singers be sure and come. The writer was in Conway the past week. We are glad to see the town doing some real road building and hope it won’t be very long until it will reach all parts of the county, for we need better roads. June 24. CANEY. Still dry and crops are burning up. If it don’t rain soon the old corn will be ruined. Miss Era Johnson has returned home from a visit to her cousin, Miss Bessie Johnson. We presume Sylvester Brazar and his girl are going to quit walking, as he has purchased a new buggy. Rev. Whitington of Conway will preach at Caney Sunday afternoon, June 28. Miss Bessie Johnson visited her cousin, Miss Era Johnson, at Conway Saturday and Sunday. Don’t forget Saturday night, June 27, the ice cream and lemonade sup per. Everybody is invited to come and bring someone with them. June 24. MT. OLIVE. Hot and dry. Seven weeks Mon day since we had any rain to speak of. Mrs. Terrell is very sick at this time. Mr. Crouch, who has been down Beveral weeks, is reported no better. Mr. Brakebill’s family is about through with measles. Sunday school here was well at tended Sunday. There will be a children’s day pro gram rendered at Mt. Olive next Sunday. Everybody is invited to come and bring well-filled baskets and enjoy the day. We especially in vite those who will assist in the song service, as a part of the day will be devoted to singing. Remember the day, the fourth Sunday in June. June 24. PICKLE’S GAP. It is dry and hot again. Another good shower would be appreciated very much. A number from around here at tended the singing at Pleasant \ al ley Sunday, and all report a nice time. , Miss Electa Robertson of London, Ark., is visiting friends here. Miss Cora Blackwell has a very sore arm, caused by a wasp sting. Jack Chisler purchased a new bug gy Saturday. Mrs. Hay is very low at this time. She is not expected to live long. Mrs. Mabry has been visiting her mother near Holland the past week. Miss Maurice Chisler spent Sun day with Miss Ruby Reynolds. Not very many are attending: Sun day school here on account of so many all-day sinkings being held. Rev. McAnally preached Saturday night and Sunday at Macedonia. Saving hay is the order of the day around here. Mr. Jeffries and Mr. Shaw of Sal tillo visited our Sunday school Sun day afternoon. John Denton and family spent Sat urday night and Sunday with Jim Hay and family. Mr. and Mrs. Freyaldenhoven will move from Morrilton to Conway this week. Miss Lizzie Keller visited our Sun day school Sunday afternoon. June 24. PLINY AND BRANNON. As Pliny postofhce is killed 1 will drop the name and these items will hereafter be called Shady Grove and Brannon. Health is good at this writing. Last Monday Brannon had the hardest rain of the season. Plenty of young cotton now. Some have laid by corn. Lots of hay saving since the rain in this section. Beckett Mountain was well attend ed Sunday. Joe and Toney Day of Bristol were here Sunday. H. F. Mercer got too hot Saturday and was sick Sunday, but is ready for business today. Mrs. Dora Mercer’s safe was turned over the other day and nearly all her dishes were broken. June 24. CROSS ROADS. Health is very good in this section at present. J. E. Price made a business trip to Conway last week. Still hot and dry and the farmers are waiting for the eight-weeks of drouth to break up with a good rain, for it is surely needed here. Cotton chopping is all over in this section. Ed Langley made a business trip to Conway last Tuseday. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lackey June 21, a fine girl. June 24. VILONIA~ Still hot and dry. People are up with their work and are getting their winter wood. Mr. Firestone has sold his saw mill to Mr. Gartner. Mr. Coach was called from Oklaho ma to the bedside of his son, William, who is very low with abcess in his side. Coley Diffie is very low with typhoid fever. Mr. and Mrs. Pate of Vilonia are the proud parents of a fine boy. Hunter & Hill have begun hauling logs with which to build their new gin house. Rev. II. II. Melton preached here Sunday night at the Baptist church. There will be a children's day pro gram given at the Methodist church in connection with the all-day singing on the second Sunday in July. Every body invited. Come and bring well filled baskets and have a good time. A. M. Nowell is going to build a new barn this summer. People have begun to pick blackber ries and can them. June 24 HAMLET. The weather continues hot and dry in this part of the county. Fred Shaw left last week for Mem phis. Tennessee, where he intends to remain for some time. We wish him much success in his new work. Will Carter has a very sick child at this writing. Misses Daisy Shaw, Emma John ston and Truda Gibbon attended Sun iday School and singing at Jeffries (School House Sunday afternoon. Bailey Hamlet was a pleasant caller j at his father’s home Sunday after noon. Floyd Tucher got snake bitten while wading in I’alarm creek Saturday. He is doing nicely at this time. Tom Hazel and two of his children are quite sick. A baby girl was born last Satur day night to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lackey. Will Shaw came home from Little Rock last Saturday sick and is still quite sick. W. M. Harrell is having some ex pensive improvements made at his residence on Caldwell street. .. 1 .... MOLLYCODDLE LAXATSVES Can Not and Do Not Touch the Urn They may clear out the intestinal tract, but do not relieve the dammed-up bile. Years ago May Apple Itoot (called Po dophyllin) was a last-resurt bile starter. It griped fearfully, but brought out the bile. Podophyllin with the gnpe taken out is now to be had under the name For sale by Greeson Drug Company Mrs. Ruth Paul, who was danger ously sick three weeks ago, suffered a relapse last night. June 23. OAK GROVE. It has been seven weeks since we have had any rain and it looks like that it might be some time yet until we get rain. The children's day has passed and a large crowd was present, plenty of dinner and all seemed to enjoy the day. Remember the Sunday school next Sunday evening. Come and bring a friend with you. Rev. Day of Bristol will preach at 11 o’clock next Sunday. The farmers are about up with all their work. Several from here are talking of going to Mt. Nebo next Sunday to the all-day singing. June 2o. GREENBRIER. Hot and dry and needing rain. Thomas Moore of Conway is visit ing his brother, Carl, and other rel atives at Greenbrier this week. Rev. T. J. Gossett of Conway filled his regular appointment at the Meth odist church Sunday at 11 o'clock. Work on the A. J. Sims residence is progressing nicely. H. L. Tyler, J. A. Pierce and W. C. Kelso are do ing the work. T. L. Waddle and family visited relatives and friends at Mayflower Sunday in his auto. Brother J. O. Cantrell is erecting a new residence in the eastern part of town. When completed it will be quite an addition to Greenbrier. Everet Blessing, who was in school here from Central the past session, visited relatives here Sunday. Our rural carrier on Route No. 2, H. W. Montgomery, surprised all his friends by getting married last Wed nesday night to Miss Dollie Chick. The writer wishes him a happy voyage through life. Everybody remember the picnic to be given hereby the S. I. A. July 4. All preparations are being made to have a grand time. Music will be furnished by the Greenbrier brass band, speaking and a general day of enjoyment. Come and bring well filled baskets. June 23. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER’S OA3TOR I A WOOSTER. J. T. Benton of Linder was here j Sunday visiting his daughter, Mrs. Sallie Burnett. Several from here attended singing at Pleasant Valley Sunday. R. L. Hargrove, T. R. Graham, and D. M. Jenkins went to Conway Sat urday. We are needing rain again here. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Burnett, last Saturday, a girl. Mrs. Ina Tyler is wrestling with a fever. The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Clar ence Hallman died at their home last Monday morning and was buried at Bethlehem. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved parents. H. Robinson is on the sick list. Dr. J. E. McMahon of Conway was through here Sunday. George Mobbs made a business trip to Conway Friday. June 24. MAYFLOWER. We are still needing rain. Crops are suffering badly. There is some sickness around this place. Mrs. May Pollard of Illinois is visit ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Lecheck, of this place. Miss Zona Watson spent a few days at Morrilton last week. The Mayflower baseball team play ed the Rector team at Rector's last Saturday. Mayflower won. Dan Harton of Conway was here one day the past week. There will be a picnic here July 4. Everybody is invited to come. Mrs. Carter and son, George, visited relatives in Argenta last week. Miss Essie Taylor is visiting her brother in Pine Bluff. Mrs. Ola Boydston of Argenta is spending a few days with her mother at this place. Rev. R. M/Cook will begin a pro tracted meeting here the first Sunday ! in July. Jim Mitchell was in Little Rock | Saturday. Charlie Duke spent a few days with ! his uncle in Argenta. Miss Etta Merriman, who has been j staying with her sister, Mrs. Sum i mers, spent a day at her home in j Conway last week. Mrs. J. F. Ivedrick and Mrs. Cora : Ledrick spent a day in Conway the I past week. Will Naylor and Homer Lawrence | are working in Argenta. Little Joy Summers is able to be up j again. Robert Hargis was here one day last week. Our school will begin June 29. Prof. Jim Akridge and Miss Nellie Jones will be our teachers for this summer. Henry Jones and wife were in Little Rock one day the past week. Mr. Tate is visiting relatives in Oklahoma. Jim Taylor and family of Conway visited relatives here Saturday and Sunday. June 24. BRIDGE CREEK SCHOOL HOUSE. It is very hot and dry here. We 'had a good rain Monday of last week, ! but we need more at present. We are all up with our crops ready to go fishing. Health is good at present. We need to organize some kind of a literary society at this place. Rev. D. H. Heslep filled his regular appointment here Sunday. There was a large audience. There is preaching and Sunday school at Cross Roads every Sunday. Gentry & Boyd are doing some hat work in the so op here. We will all do our best to tell the truth the first day of July. The tax assessor will be here. G. G. Gentry and family went fish ing Tuesday and got plenty of fish. Several of oir people attended Chil dren’s Day at Bethel Sunday. Mitchell & MePhearson, our mer chants, can smile a little, although they sold some goods on time and crops don't look good. June 24. NO REASON EOR IT. WHEN CONWAY CITIZENS SHOW A WAY. There can be no reason why any reader of this who suffers the tor tures of an aching back, the annoy ance of urinary disorders, the pains and dangers of kidney ills will fail to heed the words of a neighbor who has found relief. Read what a Con wav citizen says: Mrs. N. J. Potts, 302 Main St., Conway, Ark., says: "One of the family suffered a great deal from kidney complaint some years ago. This trouble being caused by a se vere illness. He had pains through his back and hips and was very weak. He took cold easily and this made the ailment worse. He was given a trial box of Doan's Kidney Pills and they relieved him so much, that he kept on using them. Whenever his back hurts him now, he takes Doan s Kid ney Pills as a i kidney remedy of | merit.’’ Price 50c, at all dealers. Don t simply ask for a kidney remedy—get Doan’s Kidney Pills—the same that Mrs. Potts recommends. Foster-Mil burn Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y.—Adv DAMASCUS. We are needing rain again in our community. The Sunday school celebration here last Sunday was a grand success and there was not the appearance of whis key on the ground. TKe most inter- , esting feature of the program was an j old fashioned duet sung by Mr. and Mrs. George Sims. Health is good at this writing. Laying by corn is the order of the day in this community this week. Grandma Lydia Hutto is visiting j her son, Dr. A. I. Hutto. She is get ting very feeble and is not able to he up much of her time. The crowd here last Sunday unm bered at least 1500 and the best of order prevailed. There is to be a picnic here the Fourth of July given under the aus pices of the S. I. A. and the Damascus cornet band. June 23. GARLAND SPRINGS. Aunt Sally Hawkins filled her ap pointment here Saturday night and Sunday and preached two fine ser mons to large and attentive congre gations and will preach here again on the first Sunday night in next month. Her subject will be, ““Who Has the Right to Preach.” On her return Saturday night Miss Julian Poe took very ill, but is im proving some. Chester Lay of Garland and Miss Geneta Shock of Enola were married Thursday. Elder Martin officiated. We wish them much happiness during their married life. The infant of E. Z. Polk died Fri day morning and was buried the same evening in the Heffington cemetery. The bereaved family have our sym pathy. Uncle Jim Reynolds, one of our old jest and most beloved citizens, died on last Monday and was buried and was buried on last Tuesday at the Heffing ton cemetery. There was a large con course of relatives and friends pres ent. The services were conducted by ! Brother Moore of Quitman. Uncle Jim was well known over the state and was loved by all who knew him. The rain Monday afternoon was the hardest rain that has fallen here for several years and crops have made rapid growth this week. James Brown and family of Beth lehem spent Sunday with friends at Garland. The people of Garland and Nebo have employed Hon. George W. Clark to fight the special district at Mt. Vernon. While both districts are in faver of good schools they don’t think it right to ruin two schools to build up one. If Mt. Vernon wants a high school why not consolidate the three CASTOR IA For Infanta and Children. The Kind You Han Ahnp Bought districts and put the house in the cen ter, for the school should be backed up by the country surrounding it? If all the people are boosters for a good school they always get it, but the peo ple are unanimous against it as it is now proposed. Barney Bell and family spent Sat urday night with Ed Williams and at tended the singing at Becket Sunday. Elias Brown and family of Linder spent Sunday with G. C. Brown. June 23. SPRINGFIELD. Edgar Dawson of Conway visited friends here last Sunday. Miss Willie Chamness of Russell ville is spending the week with rela tives here. Mrs. A. H. Ixjomis, who has been visiting relatives here the past two weeks, returned to her home in Little Rock Saturday. Miss Blanche Moore sepnt the lat ter part of last week in Conway the guest of her aunt, Mrs. H. O. Moore. Rev. Douglass filled his regular ap pointment at the Baptist church Sun day morning and evening. Miss Lollie Loyd of Morrilton is a guest of Miss Clio Moses this week. Mrs. K. Morgan of Morrilton is spending the week wifh lelatives here. Mrs. Will Harmon of Kingsland is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Smith, this week. Don’t forget the picnic July 4. All come and bring well filled baskets. June 23. GUY. We have not had any rain yet and crops are suffering for want of it. The berry crop seems very sorry now. Elder J. B. Griffith of Bee Branch filled his appointment here Saturday night and Sunday. He also preached at Perkins school house Sunday after-, noon. Carl Griffith was very sick the past week, but is impi-oving now. Lewis Allen left Wednesday for He ber Springs on a two-weeks’ vacation.1 Several went from here to Black fork Sunday to an all day singing. Mr. Horton has been real sick, but is now improving slowly. There is some sickness around here now. Miss Nora Gentry of this place and \ Mrs. Cecil Martin of Martinville vis- j ited at P. J. Henry's near Paver last week. Chester Henry and Otho HartwicK spent the latter part of last week vis iting at Holland, Vilonia, Enola, Con-' way and Little Rock Dr. Banister and wife were called ( to Greenbrier Monday afternoon to j see Mrs. Banister’s grandmother. Mrs. | White, who is sick. H. W. Montgomery and Mrs. Dollio J Chick were married Wednesday even- j ing of last week. Elder R. H. Mont gomery performed the ceremony. We wish them many pleasures through life. adjudged insane. Mrs. Joe May Tuckett of Mountain township was adjudged insane by the county court this morning, after an examination conducted my Doctors G. S. Brown and J. S. Westerfield. Mrs. Tuckett was taken at noon to the state hospital at Little Rock. FORT BRIDE-TO-BE. — Mrs. Daniel O. Harton, Jr., this afterrioon is entertaining at her home on Scott and Davis streets with a miscellaneous shower, complimentary to Miss Zada Lee Craig, whose mar riage to William Henderson of Bates ville will be solemnized on next Wed nesday afternoon. MRS. NANNIE NICHOLS. Mrs. Nannie Nichols, aged 45, died yesterday afternoon at her home near Kendall. Funeral services were held this afternoon. Burial was at Mar ti nville cemetery- Mrs. Nichols is survived by her husband and one daughter. CONVENTION CALL. A Republican county convention for F’aulkner county will be held on the 11th day of July, 1914, at 2 p. m., at Conway at the court house for the purpose of electing five delegates to the ktate convention and five delegates to the congressional convention to be held at Little Rock July 14. 1914, to nominate a county ticket, to choose a county committee for the next two years, and to transact such other busi ness as may properly come before th% convention. The following townships are entitled, respectively, to the num ber of delegates set forth: Benton 1, Benedict 1, Bristol 1, Cadron 12, California 2, Clifton 2, Cypress 1, Eagle 1, East Fork 1, Enola 3, Har din 3, Danley 1, Harve 1, Matthews 1, Mountain 1, Mt. Vernon 2, Pierce Creek 1, Newton 1, Palarm 1, Union 1, Walker 1, Wilson 1. The committeemen at’ the various townships shall call a meet’ng o! the Republicans of their respective town ships to meet on Saturday, July 4, at 3 p. in., at tiieir voting precinct for the purpose of electing delegates to the county convention and transact such other business as may properly come before such meeting, except Cad ron township, which shall meet at the court house on Friday, July 10, at 8 p. m., instead of meeting at the vot ing precincts of the various wards of the township. The committeemen are directed to post notices in three conspicuous posi tions in the township and otherwise give as much publicity as possible to secure a good attendance. G. E. OWEN, Acting Chairman and Secretary Re publican County Central Commit tee. CATALOGUE BEING PRINTED. Manuscript for the 1914-15 cata logue of Hendrix College has been placed in the hands of the Conway Printing Co., for publication and will be issued in a short time. SCOUTS ARE CALLED. All memoers of Conway troupe of Boy Scouts are called to meet in bus iness session tomorrow afternoon at 5 o’clock, in the James Business Col lege building. 1HAVE been trying for years to get an alarm clock that didn’t ring like a fire alarm or tick like a trip hammer and I’ve found it at last in Big Ben, the clock they have started to advertise in the big magazines. I have placed one in my win dow. — Look at him when you walk by, or come in whenever you can and hear him ring you good morning. $2.50 J. J. LIVINGSTON Jeweler and Optician, Conway, Ark.