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Log Cabin Democrat
PUBLISHED WEEKLY TY THE CONWAY PRINTING CO. Frank E. Robins. Editor. SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 PER YEAR. Invariably in Advance. Entered at the Poatoffice at Conway, Art, ii second-clan* mail matter. "BOB" ROGERS IS OUT FOR CONGRESS Fr<m Tuesday'* Daily. Former Attorney General Robert L. Rogers of Little Rock, who is spending today in Conway, informed the Log Cabin Democrat that he is practically certain to be a candidate for congress against the present in cumbent, H. M. Jacoway of Darda nelle. “Since my name has been men tioned in connection with this office,’’ he said today, “I have received so many solicitations and so much en couragement that it has practically decided me to enter the race. My formal announcement will doubtless •appear within a short time.” Mr. Rogers said that at Russell ville last night he was given an un usually cordial greeting and received many pledges of support. He said he is also meeting with much encour agement here. For dyspepsia, our national ail ment, use Burdock Blood Bitters. Recommended for strengthening di gestion, purifying the blood. At all drug stores. $1.00 a bottle.—Adv. MRS. HAMILTON DIES IN LITTLE ROCK HOSPITAL « — ti ** From Friday's Daily— Mrs. Mattie Hamilton, wife of P. V. Hamilton of Enders, Faulkner county, died at 5:30 o’clock this morning at St. Vincent’s hospital, Little Rock, where she has been under treatment for some time. Mrs. Hamilton was a native of Faulkner county and was 41 years of age. She was a member of the Meth odist church and was loved and re spected by a wide circle of friends and relatives. She is survived by her husband and six children, Winsey, Flora, Hattie, Roger, Winfred and Emma. The body will be brought to Con way at 5:30 o’clock this afternoon and will be taken to the home of J. C. Hamilton. Early tomorrow morning the funeral party will leave for Mt. Pleasant cemetery, near Enders, where the burial will take place. COTTONuRECEIVES SEVERE SETBACK Fran Wednesday’s Daily. The price of cotton, which has been rapidly advancing for three weeks, (received its first severe set-back to day, when the futures market broke badly, December contracts on the New York exchange closing 53 points lower than Tuesday’s close. The local market was affected by the decline, 32 1-2 cents being the best offered this afternoon, against 12.85 yester day afternoon. Cottonseed also took a tumble to day. Opening this morning at $30 per ton, the best price reported this afternoon was $28.50. This, however, represents a rise of $10.50 per ton in a week, and cotton is still bringing about $7.50 more per bale than it was a week ago today. T. B. Woods, M. L. Deberry and N. Hobbs who live near Linder, are in the city today on business. PUN TO REPEAT STREET CARNIVAL SCHOOL AND CIVIC CLUB WILL PROBABLY UNITE WITH BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ CLUBS IN EXHIBIT HERE. From Saturday's Daily— A decision to repeat the street and school carnival which was held with success here last year was reached by the Conway School and Civic Club, which yesterday afternoon held its first meeting since the summer vaca tion. It is also planned to hold the carnival in connection with the boys' and girls’ club exhibit, which is now being arranged by County Demon strator John L. Philips and Miss Myr tle Smith. The carnival will probably last two days and will be on a much larger scale than last year. All the attrac tions, however, will be “home made” and the entire proceeds of every “show” and concession will go for the benefit of the Conway public schools. Miss Smith was present at the meet ing yesterday and urged not only that suitable prizes be secured for the pro ducts of the girls’ canning clubs, but that the housewives of Conway be in duced to purchase their goods, which she declared were equal if not superi or to the factory product. The ladies present all pledged their co-opera tion to this end. The club president, Mrs. Joseph Frauenthal, appointed the following committee to arrange all details for the carnival, which will probably be held early in November: Mesdames Sam Heiligers, Effie Lincoln, D. L. Young, J. J. Doyne, J. W. Conger and J. H. Reynolds. The club is planning to devote the proceeds of this year s activities to the establishment of a manual train ing department in the Conway public school. About $600, it is stated, will be required to provide apparatus and employ and instructor for the re mainder of the term, giving instruc tion in manual arts to about 30 boys. Supt. J. P. Womack advised the club that this was one of the greatest needs of the school and stated that Scoutmaster Steel, who is now in charge of the Boy Scouts work in this city, could be secured for a suf ficient amount of time to teach this branch. '* MANffOAnEND MORRIUON FAIR Since the announcement of Faulk ner county day at the Morrilton fair was published, a great many citizens of Conway have expressed an inten tion of visiting the fair at our sister city on Wednesday, October 6, and i1 is probable that several hundred citi zens from this county will be in at tendance. At least 25 automobiles from Conway are expected to be driven to Morrilton for the occasion In a letter to the Log Cabin Demo crat, President Clifton Moose of the Morrilton fair expresses his appreci ation of the interest manifested here and cordially invites “every man woman and child in Conway to be or hand.” Mr. Moose also mentions the story reproduced from the Log Cabin of L years ago, regarding the round bale press accident in which he lost boti feet and Eugene Mitchell lost one foot. “I am glad to be here and read this notice,’’ he writes, “as at thal time, I was in doubt as to what lengtl of time my stay on earth would be.” B. T. Logan of Bentonville, is a business visitor to Conway today. The Billiken Shoes Those who have tried them know they are the best in America. Those who have not tried them ought to try them and learn what real shoe satisfaction is. They come in all sizes for children, and 2 1-2 to 6 in big girl’s shoes. Let me be your shoeman and you will get .» o. fcVe best of service and the worth of your / vt T TT - ILSON’S Price Cash Store AWARDS OFFERED FOR CLUB SHOW MANY PRIZES SECURED DEMONSTRATOR PHILLIPS GETS DONATIONS FOR BOYS’ DIS PLAY TO BE HELD HERE. A long list of desirable prizes were donated by local merchants for the boys’ corn and peanut club show to be held at Conway about November 1, through the efforts of County Demon strator John L. Phillips, who states that much interest is being manifest ed and many young farmers have J promised to enter exhibits. The corn club prizes and the do jnors are as follows: Best yield of corn per acre—State prize, free trip to Fayetteville; see-j ond, $5 pair shoes, W. M. Harrell & Co.; third, $3 pair shoes, Wiley Mos ley; fourt, $1.50 cash, Caspar Dum. Best report on corn per acre— First, $3 cash, Cole & Co.; second, $2 cash, Plunkett-Jarrell Grocer Co.; third, $1 cash, J. J. Livingston. Best ten ears of corn—First, $5 pair pants, S. G. Smith; second $4 pair shoes, D. O. Harton; third, $3 O. V. B. razor, Grummer Hardware Co.; fifth, $1 cash, Cole & Co.; sixth, 75 cents cash, J. H. Bailey. Sweepstakes—Gold medal, Bank of Conway. Club pins for all contestants will be I furnished by the Farmers State iBank. The prizes and donors in the pea nut club are as follows: Best 10 bunches and best peck of peanuts—First, $5 in dry goods, Frauenthal & Schvrarz; second, $1.50 riding bridle, Bolls Bros., $1 cash, Camp Bros., $1 box candy, Greeson Drug Co., and 50 cents cash, W. A.! Gibbon; third, $1.50 cash, Mode &| Clayton, $1 cash, W. L. Robins, and $1 cash, Carter & Glenn; fourth, $2 in merchandise, A. E. Livingston; fifth, $1 shirt, Sam Sarason; sixth, 75-cent tennis shoes, S. E. Anderson. Assistant Cashier R. H. Weems will publish a list of the prizes in the pig club and Miss Myrtle Smith those in the canning club next week. All farmers who wish to bring ex hibits to the show will be given hon-| orable mention and the winners blue ribbons. —— -— ’ — Any skin itching is a temper tester. The more you scratch the worse it itches. Doan’s Ointment is for piles, eczema—any skin itching. 50c at all drug stores. 9 SPONSORSlRE ALREADY NAMED Interest in the Faulkner county sponsor’s contest is increasing, and as the end of the contest approaches, several of the candidates are working hard for the big prize. The winner will be one of a party of about 40 young women, who will leave for the Panama-Pacific Exposition on Novem ber 10, to spend 10 days at San Fran cisco, with their expenses paid by the Arkansas Commission. In nine coun ties sponsors have already been chos en, as follows: Miss Effie Sigman, Helena, Phil lips county. Miss Floy B. Clements, Lonoke, Lonoke county. Miss Berthelle Quick, Searcy, White county. Miss Mae Newton, Pine Bluff, Jef I ferson county. Miss Effie Hart, Arkadelphia, Clark county. Mrs. Nell Johnston, Little Rock, Pulaski county. Miss Esther Council, Forrest City, St. Francis county. Miss Janie Deaton, Russellville, > Pope county. Miss Georgie Norman, Fayette ville, Washington county. The contest in Faulkner county will close October 21. Votes are given with subscription payments at the Log Cabin Democrat office and with cash purchases at the following stores: B. T. Deal, Grummer Hard ware Company, Florence Drug Com pany, Bolls Brothers, J. H. Bailey and J. D. Dunaway's agency. CTTROLAX CITROLAX Best thine for eonstipatfon. sour stomach, lazy liver and sluggish bowels. Stop3 a sick headache almost at once. Gives a most thor ough and satisfactory flushing—no pain, no nausea. Keep* your system cleansed, sweet and wholesome. Ask for Cxtrolax. For sole by Greeson Drug Co.—Adv. WILLIAMS FOR JUDGE. Isom G. Williams of Conway has informed the Log Cabin Democrat that he has definitely decided to enter the race for county and probate judge of Faulkner county. The only other avowed candidate is former County Clerk J. H. Bailey. E. L. Smith of Martinville, who has made two pre i vious races for the position, is said I to be a prospective candidate again, i and former County Judge W. H. Dun 'can has been mentioned as a probable ; candidate. MARRIAGE LICENSE. J. W. Wiley, 58, and Mrs. Jane Freeman, 52, Greenbrier. BURKETT ACCUSED BY CONVICT ERIEND FAULKNER COUNTY MAN HELPED KILL AGED PULASKI NEGRO, ANDREW HOLMES DECLARES. Little Rock, Sept. 25.—James Bur kett, arrested in Faulkner county by; Sheriff Bishop two weeks ago, will be tried as the fourth principal in the murder of aged Agus Neeley, negro, near Wrightsville last December, as the result of yesterday's testimony of Andrew Holmes, one of a trio serving life terms for the crime. Holmes, brought from the state convict farm to testify, declared in municipal court yesterday that Bur-' kett took an active part in the mur- i der of the aged negro. Holmes testi-, lied that he himself was innocent. Burkett, with Will Hare, was ar rested as an accessory to the killing of the negro, who, eccentric in his habits and feared by plantation ne groes as a “voodoo,” was believed to have hoarded a considerable sum of money. Court officials early yester day morning learned of Holmes’ in tended testimony and changed the charge against Burkett to first de gree murder. The charge against Hare was changed to perjury, on which he was held to the grand jury. He had not made $2,000 bond last night. He is one of five accused of perjury. Holmes testified that he had told | the true story of the murder to no one except his wife, his father and of ficers at police headquarters. His wife, Mrs. Dolly Holmes, who follow ed him on the stand, denied she had heard the story before and declared her husband’s testimony false. In opening Hare’s examination, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Harry Hale said he would prove that Hare committed perjury in testifying at the trial of W. R. Fisher, Ashley Ward and Holmes, that he saw the defendant near Ward’s home about dusk on the evening of December 5. Holmes testified that he came to Little Rock December 13 with Fisher and Holmes, but instead of returning to Keo with them in the afternoon, as he had testified at his trial, re turned alone, leaving Fisher and Ward in Little Rock. He said he ar rived at Keo about 4 o'clock, went to his home and ate supper between 5 and 6 o’clock and then went to Ward's home. There he said he got a horse belonging to Fisher and with it and one of his own, went to the home of Dr. Estes, 13 miles southeast of Eng land and about three miles from the negro’s cabin, to wait for Fisher, Ward and Burkett. He said he met them about 9:30, and that the four of them returned to Ward’s home, where Fisher also lived. He said they overtook and passed Hare near Ward’s home about 11 o’clock. Holmes said he did not know that Fisher, Ward and Burkett had killed the negro, but thought they went to Wrightsville to visit a friend. He intimated that he was asked to meet them with horses so that they would not have to come back to Little Rock in order to reach their homes by rail. HtS REST WAS BROKEN. O. D. Wright, Rosemont, Neb., writes: "I was bothered with pain in the region of my kidneys. My rest was broken by frequent action of my kidneys. I was advised by my doctor to try Foley Kidney Pills and one 60 cant bottle made a well man ot me." They relieve rheumatism and backache. For sale at Greeson's Drug Store.—Adv. ARKANSAS BANKS’ CONDITION IS FINt — Little Rock, Sept. 29.—The com bined abstract of reports from five private banks, 44 trust companies and 345 banks in the state of Arkan sas, shows that at the close of busi ness Sept. 2, 1915, there was $10,239, 646.32 held in reserve, which is $4, 705,769.49, or 12.7 per cent in excess of the legal requirement. The aggregate deposits were $36, 885,845.56, against which there was held a reserve of 27.7, when 15 per cent is all that is required by law. The overdrafts have decreased from $107,392.67 on June 23, 1915, to $95, 025.95 on Sept. 2, 1915. This item has shown a continual decrease at each call, due to the efforts of the bank department to eliminate the practice from the banks under state supervision. The total number of banks report ing for Sept. 2 was 394. The aggre gate capital stock of these banks is $13,287,892.50, and the total surplus is $3,841,405.58. MANY COMPLAINTS HEARD. This summer many persons are complaining of headacnes. tame backs, rheumatism, bil iousness and of being “always tired.” Aches, pains and ills caused by kidneys not doing their work yield quickly to Foley Kidney Pills. They help elimination, give sound sleep and make you feel better. For sale by Greeson Drug Co.—Adv. RUTH SMITH DEAD. Ruth, the two-months-old daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith, died at 9 o’clock this morning. Fu neral services will be conducted from the residence at 11 a. m. tomorrow. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery. CONTRACTOR TO ACCEPT POPE COUNTY BONDS FAILURE OF ORIGINAL PUR CHASER NOT TO STOP BIG LOAD PROJECT. Russellville, Sept. 27.—The origi nal purchasers of the bonds of the big road improvement district in Pope county have “fallen down” on the deal and the bonds have been resold and contractor has ordered his road build ing machinery shipped here from Teaxs and proposes to begin construc tion work at once. Bonds in some sum from $125,000 to $150,000 were sold by the commis sioners for Road Improvement Dis trict No. 1 in July. The issue was for 20-year bonds bearing 6 per cent in terest and sold at a fraction above par to a Little Rock firm who were purchasing for capitalists in Chicago. The contract for the construction of 26 miles of macadam highway from Russellville to Hector was let. The assessment of benefits was made and approved by the county court and every provision of the Alexander road law was complied with and the com missioners “camped on the heels” of the purchasers of the bonds in an ef fort to get the money. The Little Rock agents had deposited a certified check in the sum of $1,500 as an ear nest of good faith ,to be forfeited to the district upon their failure to com ply with their part of the contract. Their time was up last Saturday, and on Monday the commissioners collect ed the earnest cnecx. sun nas ueen instituted by the Little Rock agents to recover the money but the commis sioners for the improvement district feel that they acted clearly within their rights and do not fear a test in the courts. After the money on the first sale of the bonds was not forthcoming as soon as had been expected the con tractor feared that purchasers might ultimately fail to make good and at once set about to negotiate a new scale. As a result when the deal with the original purchasers was declared off he stepped into the breach and of fered to take the entire issue at par. He has also arranged for temporary advances of money for operating ex penses while the new scale' is being closed up by the commissioners and has ordered his materials, machinery and expert workmen sent to Russell ville at once. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S PASTOR 3 A BOY CUllN 1W0 BY CIRCULAR SAW Searcy, Sept. 24.—Fay Brown, 19, was instantly killed at William Mc Caughey’s sawmill, 15miles south of Searcy, Wednesday morning, when he fell across a circular saw running at full speed. The young man was not employed at the mill, but had walked up to the saw carriage when a large oak log was placed in position for cut ting. Noticing that the segment near the saw was jumping he stepped over to place his foot on it to hold it in position, and losing his balance, he fed across the saw. His body was al most served just above the hips. His mother at Fort Smith was noti fied. Burial occurred at West Point yesterday. SEEKS RESTORATION OF NAME. Little’ Rock, Sept. 23.—Mrs. Haleen Oliphant has filed petition in chan cery court asking for a restoration of her maiden name, Haleen Alley. She was divorced from Gardner Oliphant in March, 1914, but her name was not restored because of a child, which has since died. Oliphant is one of the best known court stenographers in Arkansas. i RHODES PAPERS RECEIVED. Little Rock, Sept. 27.—President Futrall of the University has just re ceived the examination papers for the Rhodes scholarships examination to be held in Little Rock October 5-6. Three sets of the papers were sent, the first having been lost with the Arabic and the second with the Hes perian when they were sunk by Ger man submarines. BUYS RESIDENCE LOTS. Joe L. Rector has purchased from George Shaw, Jr., lots 4, 5, 16 and 17, block 52, Boulevard addition, fronting on College avenue, the con sideration being $600. The sale was made through the Dunaway Agency. Mr. Rector plans to erect a new res idence on the lots. JOINT SESSION ELECTS. The joint session of the Harlan and Franklin literary societies of Hendrix College Saturday night elected officers for the ensuing year as follows: Pres ident, H. G. McClurkin; vice presi dent, B. F. Musser; secretary, Wal ter A. Hearn; treasurer, J. Martin Hill. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CASTORIA TO COLLECT TICK ERADICATION TAX NEW m IN Erf ter FIVE CENTS PER HEAD TO BE COLLECTED ON ALL FAULK NER COUNTY CATTLE County Clerk J. A. Lea has receiv ed a letter fom W. H. Cravens, audi tor of the University of Arkansas, calling his attention to the fact that act No. 3 of the legislature of 1915 incorporates Faulkner county in the northwest Arkansas tick eradication district and levies for a period of fiVe years a tax of five cents per head on all cattle in the district. The law di rects the clerk to extend the tax and charge the collector with same, and the first revenue from this source will be collected at the next tax-paying time. There were 9,710 head of neat cat tle assessed for taxation this year and the tax of five cents per head will bring $485.50. This sum will be sup plemented by a sufficient amount from the United States government to place men in the county to direct the work of eradicating the cattle tick. The money from the tax is not to be used to pay the expense of dipping, which must be borne by the owners of cattle. When the funds from the tax be come available the new law will be put into effect by government agents and all cattle will be required to be dipped at stated intervals. It is not intended that each farmer or stock grower shall provide an individual dipping vat, but each community or neighborhood may club together and install a vat to be used by all. In most counties in Arkansas where the cattle tick law has been put into, effect considerable opposition has been aroused at first, but as the benefits of dipping are realized the opposition has usually disappeared and some of the most bitter opponents have come to be the most enthusiastic support ers of the measure. The eradication of the cattle tick is said to bring about many benefits, the most impor tant being the elimination of cattle tick or Texas fever, which is so de structive to cattle. Other benefits are increased yields of milk and butter, increased flesh, saving in feed and better value for hides. When the quarantine is removed from the coun ty, cattle may be shipped to any mar ket without restriction and bring from one-half to one cent a pound better price than those from quaran tine territory. WEEKLY WEATHER FORECAST. Forecast for the west gulf states, week beginning Wednesday, Septem ber 29: The week will be one of gen erally fair weather, except that rains and high winds are probable the next two days over Louisiana and Arkan sas. The weather will become cooler by Friday. “BULL DOG” IS OUT. The first number for the college year of the Bull Dog, the semi-month ly publication issued by the students of Hendrix College, was issued today. The staff is composed of the follow ing: H. G. McClurkin, editor-in-chief; D. W. Pierce, managing editor; W. H. Bryant and Grover C. Cleveland, business managers; R. A. Teeter, circulation manager; S. M. Clark, L. C. Honeycutt, R. C. Bowden and W. R. Harrison, publishing board. CARD OF THANKS. We desire to express sincere ap preciation of the many deeds of kind ness shown us and the expressions of sympathy during the recent illness and death of our wife and mother; also for the beautiful floral offerings. W. M. Lea. James Lea. Miss Daisey Lea. Mrs. Charles Erbacher. Catarrh Cannot Be Cured with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh Is a blood or constl totlonal disease, and In order to cure It you must taka Internal remedies. Hall’s Catarrh Cure is taken In ternally, and acts directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces. Hall’s Catarrh Cure Is not a quack medi cine. It was prescribed by one of the best physicians In this country for years and Is a regular prescript!!*. It Is composed of the best tonics known, combined with the best blood purifiers, acting directly on Uie mucous surfaces. The perfect combination of tbs two Ingredients Is what produces such wonderful re sults In curing catarrh. Send for testimonials, free. K. J. CHENEY A CO.. Props.. Toledo. Q Sold by Druggists, price 75e. Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that I will, as ad ministrator of the estate of Mary L. Moore, deceased, apply to the Probate Court of Faulkner County, Arkansas, at its next Oc tober (1916) term, for an order to sell the following real estate situated in the City of Conway, said county, to-wit: Lots 1 and 2, in block 17 of Burns' Addition to said city said sale te be made to pay debts of said estate. This August 27, 1915. C. A. Mattison, (3w4t) , Administrator. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior. U. S. Land Office, at Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 13, 1916. Notice is hereby given that James F. Dal las of Vilonia, Ark., who, on September 19. 1910, made Homestead Entry No. 06674 for the south half of the southeast quarter, Sec tion 26, Township 6 north. Range 11 west. Fifth Principal Meridian, has filed notice of intention to make five-year proof to establish claim to the land al>ove described, before Reg ister and Receiver U. S. Land Office, at Little Rock, Ark., on the 29th day of October, 1915. Claimant names as witnesses: Arthur Sum mers, L. Hinson, F. Laird and John House, all of Vilonia, Ark. (5w6t) JNO. W. ALLEN, Register.