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The Log Cabin Democrat ~ „.n1N Esl’D 1879 t CONSOLIDATED DEMOCRAT.' Est’d 1888 < S«pt. .. 190! CONWAY . ARKANSAS. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER^ VOL. XXXVII, No. 7 SPONSORS' TRIP TO BEGIN ON NOV. 10 fJIHIt CAR TO FAIR WINNER IN VARIOUS COUNTY CONTESTS WILL BE GIVEN MAGNIFICENT TOUR. From Friday's Daily. The Log Cabin Democrat is in re ceipt of an announcement from the county sponsor department, Arkansas Commission, Panama-Pacific Expo sition, stating that all arrangements for sending the county sponsors to San Francisco are about completed. Thev will leave over the Rock Island oard on November 10 in their private car, in charge of competent attend ants and with every provision made for their comfort during the trip. The itinerary will take them through the most beautiful part of the west. Upon arrival at San Francisco they will be taken in charge by a commit tee representing the state of Arkan sas and one representing the Pana ma-Pacific International Exposition Company. At the Arkansas state house enter tainment will be provided that will in every way reflect due credit upon the dignity of the grand old state of Ar kansas. This trip will be a big one—full of educational value, as wen as a pleasant and enjoyable one. It is a trip one would be glad to have and when the many advantages and op portunities of such a trip are fully impressed upon the contestants in the county sponsor race, it always in creases their enthusiasm and desire to win so as to he sponsor and receive this generous reward. Locally the contest for the selection of a sponsor for Faulkner county is is beginning to take on considerable interest, and several contestants and their friends are making a hard fight for tShe honor. Totes are issued on subscription payments to the Log i Cabin Democrat and with cash pur- j chases at the following Conway busi- j ness houses: Florence Drug < om- | pany, B. T. Deal, Grummer Hardware Company, Bolls Brothers, J. H. Bai ley and J. ID. Dunaway. C. J~ COLLINS DEAD. Little Rock, Sept. 24.—C. J. Collins, 68, former resident of Little Rock | died at Mena yesterday. He was a | ton of John and Theresa Collins. He I is survived by his aunt, Miss Emma i McCann, of Mena. The body will ar- J rive at Little Rock at noon today over i the Rock Island. Burial will be in the Mount Holly cemetery this afternoon. The pallbearers wifi be: Ed O’Brien, Walter Kirst, W. H. Moore and Dan D. Quinn. Mr. Collins was a former resident of Conway, removing from this city about 10 years ago. BIG SALE A WINNER. Speaking about the use of printers’ ink in large quantities, Frauenthal & Schwarz, of Conway, are certainly entitled to the blue ribbon. Last week that firm used eight pages of the Con way Ix)g Cabin Democrat to advertise what they called their “Charm Sale” No. 3. The advertisement was well written and illustrated with cuts. Every department in their store was given good space and the sale will doubtless dra wgood business from Conway residents and the people liv ing in the trading territory tributary thereto. The big ad certainly is a trade winner—at least the above firm believes in it for their five big stores. This is the third sale of this charac ter that the firm of Frauenthal & Schwarz has put on this year.—Stutt gart Free Press. MORRILTON FAIR INVITES CONWAY FAULKNER COUNTY DAY SPECIAL PROGRAM TO RE GIV EN AT MORRILTON WED NESDAY, OCTOBER 6. From Saturday's Dailq. A special invitation to the citizens of Conway and of Faulkner county has been extended by Secretary Jor dan Sellers to attend the Morrilton fail on Wednesday, October 6, which has been set apart as Faulkner coun ty day and also “political day," when all the candidates for governor have been invited to speak. As there '• ill be no county fair at Conway this year, many citizens have expressed their intentions of attending the fair at .-lori ilton, and there wilJ doubtless he several hundred in attendance from this county. Judge Sellers' letter to the Log Cabin Democrat follows: “Wednesday, October 6, is Faulk ner county day at the Mornlton fair, and we would be glad to hace you as sist in .securing as large an attend ance from your town as possible. The proceedings of the day will be especi ally interesting to you, as it is also “political day,” and we have invited all the candidates for governor to make addresses on that occasion. Sev eral of them have accepted and will open their campaign on that day. Political hiskry will be mace on that occasion anil I am sure you will en joy yourself. In addition th;** will be ail the usual county fair features. “Come vilh a big party an! help us make it a memorable occ i ice." President C.ifton Moose and Vi-e Presider.t E. rf Dunaway of the Mor niton Fair Association, Edit.v V. A. Pceson of the Morrilton ; f sadlight and ‘ F * Simpson were in C mway this morning arranging to secure some race hcrses which ar* being trained on the local fair grounds for the Morilton fair. ALFORD STORE MOVES. The five and ten cent store of L. M. Alford is being moved today from 307 North Front street into the Tyd ing building, 204 North Front street, formerly occupied by Florence Drug Company. MR. FARMER: As you harvest your crop of corn and cotton harvest your crop of dollars in a sound and helpful bank. Faulkner Co. Bank The Bank of Personal Service. DIVORCE COURT IS i SCENE Of WEDDING! _ i JUDGE’S FIRST EFFORT I CHANCELLOR UNITES GREEN BRIER COUPLE DURING COURT SESSION. '■om Tuesday's Dally. Stopping for a few minutes a busy | session of the Faulkner chancery i court, featured by the rendition of | eight decrees for divorces, Judge Jor dan Sellers yesterday afternoon pro nounced a wedding ceremony in the courtroom in this city. The contract ing couple were C. J, Yancey nr.d Miss Lillie M. Roberts of Greenbrier, who had obtained their license in the cilice of the county clerk a tew min utes before. It was the distinguished chancellor's first effort in this direc tion, but so handsomely and grace-1 till;.- was the ceremony said that no one would have guessed it. After the words had been pronounced which made the couple man and wife. Judge Sellers said: “I have ‘unhooked a great many couples during my ten.ire j as chancellor, but this is the first, couple I have hooked.’ i want to j say to you that I hope you wiil never | again be found in this court.'’ Besides the eight decrees for di vorce a number of other judgments. were rendered in chancery court, | which convened for the September j term yesterday. At the end of the! day’s session, however, Judge Sellers; announced that he would adjourn j court until October 12, on account of; preparation lor the Morriiton iair,; of which he is secretary. The following; proceedings were had yesterday: G. L. Bahner and W. B. Wilson, ex parte; petition for nunc pro tunc or der granted. M. F. Thomas vs. Alice Thomas; dismissed on motion of plaintiff at his cost. T. B. Powell vs. Sue Powell; mo tion by John Lee Powell and T. B. Powell to modify decree filed and sus tained; order transferring custody to father made. Homer Dickens et al vs. J. M. Em merson et al; commissioner’s report of distribution and loan of money ap proved. Ethel Dougan vs. Oscar Dougan; consent decree for $300 absolute ali mony. J. T. Ingram vs. H. Burton, admr., et al; decree of foreclosure. Alice C. Jones et ai vs. Frank Jones et al; commissioner’s report filed and approved; deed presented and acknowledged. V. D. Sherrod vs. Martha Sherrod; decree for divorce. Nina Tucker et al vs. Ed Graham et al; dismissed on motion of plain tiff at his cost. J. A. Roberts vs. Martha C. Rob erts; decree for divorce. Mary B. Nolan vs. J. D. Collier et al; decree quieting title in plaintiff as to Collier and taxing costs against him; interplea reserved for future adjudication. J. L. Nash vs. G. H. Willis; de cree of foreclosure of material lien. Laura Pitts vs. A. Pitts; dismissed <->n motion of plaintiff. nermaii nu* .uiicisici, John Thomas ALinder et. al; decree by default for foreclosure. G. S. Atchley vs. Frances Atchley; decree for plaintiff for divorce. E. E. Jones, ex parte; decree of confirmation. Amanda Fielder vs. John Fielder; decree for divorce. Nute Guiden vs. Tina Guiden; de- , cree of divorce. Pearlie May vs. Andrew May; de-j cree for divorce. T"“ W. Ashcraft vs. Enola Cotton 1 Oil Co.; demurrer sustained as mo tion to transfer and cause transferred j to law court. Mrs. Salina Glover et al vs. Alvin j Tucker et al; decree for partition; J John Mode, J. Kissenger and Dr. James DeJarnatt appointed to lay off homestead and partition lands. Peter Thompson vs. Lizzie Thomp son; decree for divorce. Alice Gray vs. William Gray; de cree or divorce. Joe Smith vs. Norah Smith; sub mitted upon complaint, service and proof; taken under advisement. F. H. Hammett, ex parte; enrolled. DISTRlCTSUNDAY SCHOOL PROGRAM From Tuesday’s Daily. The district Sunday school conven tion will convene at Pleasant Hid Sunday Oct. 10, 1915. The program follows: “In What Ways Do the Manufac ure and Sale of Intoxicants Make Civilization Unsafe?’’—T. N. Cardin. “The Sunday School as a Home Mission.”—Rev. W. W. Wood. •The Twentieth Century Move ment.”— Dr. H. B. Hardy. "How Can the Young Men of America Save Our Country from Failure and Destruction?”—Benj. F. Clark. “The Sunday School as a Charac ter Builder.”—Whit Morgan. Literary exercises furnished by the Sunday school. R. G. Dunaway, Chairman. 10 PUT THROUGH PAVING PROJECTS OPPOSITION WITHDRAWN COMMISSIONERS HOPE TO COM PLETE WORK BEFORE WIN TER SEASON BEGINS. From Monday's DaiU. Practically all opposition to the street paving projects in the newly organized districts No. 4 and No. 5 has now been removed, and it is stated that in neither district will the protests which were filed against cer tain assessments in the city council be carried into the courts. Dr. H. Hi. v ureion, cnaiiman 01 uisuict ino. 5, who raised strong objections to the assessment placed against his proper ty, has decided not to pursue the mat ter further, but will ask relief of the assessors when the annual readjust ment is made a year hence. It is also understood that the Iron Mountain railroad will not carry the fight against its assessments in district No. 4 to the courts, and the few other local property-owmers who filed pro tests, it is said, have decided not to attempt to stop the proposed improve ment by litigation but will present their claims for reductions to the as sessors next year. On tomorrow night ordinances levy ing the benefits and fixing the per centage of same to be paid each year will be passed by the city council tor both districts. Thirty days must elapse from the passage of this or dinance before the bonds can be for mally negotiated, but the commission ers in each district may proceed to re ceive bids and award the contracts and may also contract to sell the bonds when issued, so that when the 30 days elapse everything may be in readiness to begin work. The month of November and the early part of December are usually favorable for outdoor construction work and it is believed the paving can be completed within five or six weeks after work begins. When all the projected work is finished this city wall have over five miles of concrete street paving, un doubtedly the largest amount of any city of its population in the state. Work in districts No. 2 and No. 3 is rapidly nearing completion. The paving in district No. 2, by Contract ors Halter & McCulloch will be finish ed this week and that in district No. 3, by Contractors Connelly & Shelby will be completed within six or eight days. Several blocks of the new pav ing in both districts have already been opened to traffic. MRS. WT. M. LEA DEAD. From Thursday’s Daily—• Mrs. W. M. Lea died at her hohie, 621 Conway Boulevard, at 1:30 o’clock this morning, after an illness of two weeks. Funeral services were held at the family residence at noon today by Rev. Otto Whitington, pas tor of the First Baptist church, af ter which the body was taken to Pleasant Valley cemetery, near Woos ter, for burial. Mrs. Lea is survived by her husband, three children, .Tames Lea of Russellville, Mrs. Charles Er bacher and Miss Daisy Lea o: Con way, and one sister, Mrs. J. B. Moore of Conway. Mrs. Lea was about 60 years of age and had lived practical ly all her life in Faulkner county. MRS. WILLIAM MILAM. From Saturday's DsUy. The body or Mrs. Maggie L. Milam, 25, wife of William Milam, who died at Little Rock yesterday morning, was brought to Conway yesterday af ternoon and taken to Holland for burial today. Mrs. Milam is survived by her husband, two children and her father and mother. “CAN T DO WITHOUT IT.” Editor Log Cabin Democrat: You will enclosed 50 cents to pay for the Ix>g Cabin Democrat. I can't do without it long at a time. Will send more when I sell my cotton. Your friend, 8. M. Plant. Rosebud, Ark., Sept. 23, 1913. TANK OF GASOLINt EXPLODES; 50 DEAD ARDMORE. OKLA.. WRECK SPARK FROM WORKMAN S HAM MER CAUSES AWFUL DISASTER. Ardmore, Okla., Sept. 28.—At least 50 persons were killed, and it is es timated 200 others were injured dan gerously last afternoon when a 250 barrel tank car of gasoline standing near the Santa Fe freight otlice in the business district exploded. The terrific force of the explosion shook down many buildings and threw gas oline in every direction. A few min utes later Ardmore was at the mercy of scores of fires. The loss will ex ceed $500,000. At 6:30 o'clock the fires were un deh control and the city was under martial law. Private homes were im mediately thrown open to the in jured and scores of men were work ing tonight in the smoldering ruins along Main street in search of ad ditional victims. Among the buildings destroyed were the railroad station, Swift & Company, Pennington Wholesale Gro cery Companies, Whittington Hotel, Maddin & Company, dry goods, and DeWitt Cigar Company. Not a building on Main street escaped dam age, either as a result of the force of the epxlosion or of the fires follow ing. The publishing plants of the Daily Ardmorite and the Statesmen were badly damaged. All school buildings, business houses and residences within 12 blocks of the business district bear evidence of the explosion. Practical ly every window in the city was shat tered by its force. Two workmen were repairing the tank car at 2:30 o’clock in the after noon. Suddenly one of them struck it with a hammer. A spark from the blow ignited fumes escaping through a small leak. There was a terrific explosion, followed by many smaller ones. The workmen were blown to pieces. The shock shattered the Ard more railroad station, used by the Santa Fe, Frisco and Rock Island Railroads. The Rock Island freight station and scores of other buildings quickly took fire from the flying liquid. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Ivee Kimbrell, 20, and Luda Far mer, 18, Mt. Vernon. Loyd Arnold, 22, and Maggie Grif fin, 18, Mt. Vernon. J. R. Goff, 41, Conway, and Linnie Leverette, 20, Wooster. C. J. Yancey, 22, and L. M. Rob-1 bins, 18, Greenbrier. COTTON AND SEED BOTH SKYROCKET From Tuesday’s Daily— Even more sensational than the rapid advance of the price of cotton has been the action of the cottonseed market locally during the past few days. Selling less than a week ago at $18 per ton, cottonseed today brought $31.50 on the local market, at least one load having been report ed as selling at that figure. This was bought by Henry Frauenthal, an in dependent buyer who recently enter ed the Conway mai’ket. The outside oil mill buyers were still limited to $28 a ton early this afternoon, how iver. Cottonseed took a big jump ast Friday, when the price was ad vanced to $26 a ton. Monday morning he price was dropped to $22, but to iay it opened again at $26 and quickly went to $28. A big advance in the price of oil and a local buyers’ war is said to be responsible for the big advance. Cotton continued its upward climb todaj, the futures market adding about 15 points gain to the 40-point advance recorded yesterday. The prevailing price on the local market today is 12 1-2 cents, with a few bales bringing as high as 17.75 and 12.80. DEATH SENTENCES OF HFfIRMED miaughlin must die SUFREME COURT ALSO AF FIRMS CONVICTION OF CLARENCE DEWEIN. . - ’ «4t n & 1 Little Rock, Sept. 28.—The su preme court Monday for the second time decreed that Clarence Dewein must pay the death penalty for his participation in the murder of L. H. Thompson, a Benton merchant. Joe Strong, his companion in the crime, is also awaiting electrocution. The decision handed down was in the case to test the sanity of Dewein. It was alleged he was insane at the time of his trial and conviction. The Benton circuit court held that he was sane, and the supreme court affirmed the decision. The court also af iiitru uic LUMVH.UU11 v/j. A’tui «*v Laughlin, who was convicted in the Franklin county circuit court of as sault. Dewein, Strong and Mc Laughlin are young white men, the' former being about 21 years of age. The date of execution of the trio will now be set by Gov. Hays. The supreme court overruled the Greene county circuit court in its conclusions that it was not a viola tion of law to commit fraud or an ir regularity in a municipal election. The supreme court held that the gen eral laws protecting the ballot ap ply to municipal elections the same as to any other election. More than a hundred residents of Paragould, among them some of the most prom inent citizens, were indicted for al leged irregularities in a recent mu nicipal election. Among them were a majority of the judges and clerks of the election. Judge J. F. Gautney sustained a demurrer to the indict ments that set forth that there were no laws covering municipal elections in effect; that under the statutes no protection is afforded to municipal elections. The indictment against E. I. Mc Kinley, deputy commissioner of labor, was taken as a test case, and the state appealed to the supreme court. The supreme court reversed the de cision of Judge Gautney and held that the general election laws cover municipal elections. The men cannot be prosecuted, as the action of Judge Gautney discharged them. Mr. Mc Kinley was One of the election offi cials. He was charged as an elec tion official with allowing persons who had not paid their poll taxes to vote. There were no poll tax receipt books furnished to the election offi cials, it is said. FUNERAL OF MRS. HAMILTON. The body of Mrs. P. V. Hamilton, who died at Little Rock yesterday was taken today to her home at En decs. The funeral will be held at Mount Pleasant cemetery tomorrow morning at 11 o’clock. Every Dollar You Deposit In this bank means that it starts working for you as you worked for it. And it works twenty-sour hours a day and 365 days a year. The more dollars you deposit the more workers you have. 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