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I DEMOCRATIC TICKET.
Disttict Offices.
For Congress:
S BRUNDlDGE, JR.
For Ci c.iit Judge
F D. FULKERSON.
For Prosecuting Attorney:
W. A. OLDFIELD
County Offices.
For Representative:
JOHN H. KEEL
For Sheriff:
k W BANDY
For Circuit Clerk.
JAMES S. JONES
For County Clerk:
E. L BOYCE.
For County and Probate Judge
J M JONES.
F'or Coun y Turvi .
W A. JOYCE.
For fttu rtyor:
H. S. SIMMONS
For Assessor:
PASSMORE WHITE.
F'oV Coroner
F. HARRISON.
Tpwnship Offices.
F'Di^piistices of the Peace
jf J. J. MARTIN.
M GUY SMITH.
m LUCIAN B. HARRIS
For Constable:
\ R M. LAIRD
V ABOUT PEOPLE—MAINLY. ^
A. E. Shoffner was here from Wel
don Tuesday night.
Only $9.00 to Dallas and return via
the Iron Mountain, j
Robt. Simmons went to Hot Springs
Wednesday for a short stay.
John Lofton of Jacksonport was
down Wednesday on business.
George L. Robinson went to Little
Rock on the noon train Wednesday.
C. J. Saenger returned Wednesday
morning after a short visit to St. Louis.
George A. Hillhouse returned from
a business trip to Batesville Wednes
day morning.
J. Sjl Graham and wife and Mrs. D.
0. Dowell spent Tuesday in the county
sealt shopping.
/ Take the Iron Mountain Route for
^Dallas. Leave Newport 4:42 a. mu',
arrive Dallas 7:15 p. m.
H. L. Ponder passed through on No.
3 Wednesday on his way to Little
Rock from Walnut Ridge.
J. D. Goldman, of St. Louis, was
here on business Wednesday, the guest
of his brother, Mr. I. Goldman.
p ofog allowed at all points eu
route in ArkSfeaTSn tickets reading
over the Iron MouxA^m to Dallas.
The Norfolk(Va.) Landmark (Deni.)
Hays: “ ‘What Happened to Jones’
was no farce comedy in Arkansas.”
Mr and Mrs. John J. Blancha*. A 'are
the happy parents of a bright-eyed
baby girl, born Monday April 14th.
Mrs. W. H. Wilsey and daughter,
Marie, of Poplar Bluff, spent Tuesday
night in the city on their way to Bates
ville.
Will Black, of Searcy, formerly in
the employ of Martin Bros., came up
from Searcy this week to visit some of
his friends.
\v in w isnon, oi the Searcy & Des
Arc Ra”road, came up Tuesday night
on a visit to friends and relatives, this
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uuiug jj:o um uumo,
John L. Gibson and Boas Gibson cf
Hoxie and S. C. Dowel)''of Walnut
Ridge were hei-e Wednesday morning
on their way to Batesville.
Milwaukee mowers and self binders,
the easiest and best running machines
of their kind made, now sold at The
Cash Grocery. See them. b-808
Mrs. Fenetta Sargent Haskell was
„ eeied by a ve.y poor house Tues
day evening. Her readings, however,
were much enjoyed by those present,
especia’ly those in the negro dialect,
5n which vne cbe excels.
Will Mendenhall, who has for a long
time been night operator at the local
telephone exchange, and is a very re
liable and indusLious young man, has
resigned his position with the South
western Telegraph & Telephone Com
pany.
Pearls, baroques and
slugs. The highest prices
paid by J. E. TULLY &
CO., 14 Maiden Lane, New
York.
Carl Smith, an employe of Parks
Bros’, mill, two miles and a half west
of Harvieli, w'as badly injured by a
saw Monday evening. A gash in the
right shoulder and the wrist was deep
ly cut. Dr. J. J. Norwine attended
the injured man and worked an hour
and a half sewing up the gashes. At
last reports he was doing well and will
probably recover.—Poplar Bluff Citi
zen.
For Sale, No. 7 cook stove, good as
new, apply at this office. d-tf
Iron Mountain trains Nos. 1, 3 and 5
carry through chair cars and sleepers
to Dallas.
Reclining chair car free or Pullman
sleeper to Dallas via the Iron Moun
tain.
Onion sets, just arrived,
for sale at The Cash Gro=
eery. b=297
Rev. L. H. Richardson, assistant
chaplain to General Green of the
United Confederate Veterans, is think
ing of taking the Dallas trip.
Joseph T. Tally of Batesville was
here Wednesday on business. He is a
Tennessee friend of W. J. Knox, Sr.,
and was for twelve years circuit clerk
of Tipton county, Tenn.
01 Kirkland, of Bald Knob, was here
Wednesday on business relative to
subletting the Planters House, but no
action upon this proposition had been
taken up to the hour of going to press.
Mrs. A. J. Stevens left Saturday
morning for Galveston, Texas, to visit
Louis Stevens for several weeks. She
was accompanied as far as Little Rock
by Gustave Jones and daughter Leah.
The Steamer Kennedy will not come
further down the river than ters
Bluff, for the present. The railroad
freight will be carried by rail to that
place and transferred to the Kennedy,
which will carry it to points further up
the river.- Batesville Guard.
It gives the Journal pleasure to an
nounce that Newark is to have a local
telephone system. C. J. Magness can
vassed the town Monday and succeed
in securing enough subscribers to
make the proposition a certainty.
Pearls and 5 ugs==Send
your pearls and slugs to
J. M. 0’Hara& Co., Mem
ph is* Tenn. Best prices
and quickest returns.
Mrs. G. A. Rillhouse expects to go
to Dallas, Texas, next week where
she will meet her sister, Mrs. L. C.
Bevans, and will also visit the latter’s
home at Gainesville. Mrs. Bevans will
probably return with her to Newport
and make this her home.
The Independent regrets to chron
icle the death of Miss Fannie B. Wat
son which occurred upon the even
ing of Thursday, April 10th. The de
ceased w’as a good and sweet and true
character, wrhose friends mourn deep
ly her demise and extend most sincere
condolence to the family in this sad
hour.
J, J. Johnson, one of the best known
and most respected citizens of Big
Sottom township, died very suddenly
at his homejn thib city Saturday from
neuralgia of the heart. He was 60
years old and leaves no relatives but
a wife and an adopted daughter, Mrs.
J. P. Magness. His remains were in
terred at the Blue Springs cemetery
Sunday.—Newark Journal.
The percentage of condition of
wheat in Missouri at this time is 89 per
cent. Unless there is a material
change for the wrorse, the winter
wheat at present gives every promise
of being the largest raised in the his
tory of the United States. Missouri
holds forth a flattering prospect for a
banner vield on an inereased aprpnffo
—Poplar Bluff Sentinel.
L. J. Adams has written Capt. W.
A. Joyce that he has secured rooms ai
the Windsor Hotel in Dallas, for the
Newport contingent of veterans. The
special train over the Choctaw on
which the veterans expect to leave,
departs from Newport at 2:30 Monday
morning. There will probably be
about 30 from this city and Batesville,
who will attend the Dallas reunion.
Dr. H. G. Campbell returned Fri
day from .Lawrence county where he
passed an examination ill medicine,
entitling him to practice in that county
and expects to leave Sunday for
Clover Bend, which he has picked for
his future home. Dr. Campbell is a
most competent and worthy young
practitioner whom the Independent
does not hesitate to commend to the
good people of that section.
At the state meeting of the Improved
Order of Red Men held at Little Rock
this week, from which the local dele
gates, George Sink, George Sexton,
George Allen and Ed. Phillips returned
Wednesday morning, George Sexton
was honored with election as Great
Sachem of the Great Council of the
State of Arkansas, and Newport was
selected as the place for next meeting,
which will be held the second Tuesday
in April, 1902. This means that New
port will entertain about seventy-five
visiting Red Men from over the state,
and will have a chance to demonstrate
her hospitality
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R. L. Bennett arrived Saturday
night from Fayetteville.
Mayor J. W. Grubbs went to Poplar
Bluff Monday on business.
C. J. Saenger went to St. Louis Sat
urday night on a short visit.
C. B. Kelley, of Chicago, is here
again, after a short business trip to
Little Rock.
M. E. Newbern returned Sunday
noon with his wife from Marianna,
where she has been visiting the past
month.
Charles Holmes went to Batesville
Monday morning, being called there
o/i court business relative to the un
fortunate death of his brother in a
railroad accident.
George Sexton, Ed Phillips and Geo.
I. Allen went to Little Rock Monday
morning to attend a state meeting of
the Red Men, and were joined Tues
day by George Sink, of this city.
Roland Johnson, lieutenant and bat
talion adjutant First Infantry, Arkan
sas State Guard, went to Newark
Saturday, where he mustered in a
company of 48 men for the A. S. G.
Hon. John H. Keel, who has been
re-elected representative from this
county, spent Monday, which was*
Governor’s day, at the horse show in
Hot Springs and reports a fine time.
Col. L. Minor and J. O. Taylor left
Tuesday for Hot Springs, where they
will tnlrA
worry of business. J. G. Walker has
charge of Colonel Minor’s office, while
the latter is away.
Ferd Coffman is fitting up a pearl
ing outfit that is immense, it will be
strictly up-to-date and complete in
every respect, from 8 to 10 men will
be required. Dr. J. W. Coffman, of
Newport, is interested in the enter
prise, but Ferd will be generalissimo.
—Black Rock Blade.
Sam Hudsoq went to Paragould Sun
day night, where he has accepted a
position with one of the leading drug
firms of that city, Knox & Woodburn.
Mr. Hudson is a very popular citizen
of Newport, whose departure will be
regretted, but we hesitate not to com
mend him to our neighbor city and
wish him success.
The site of the Valley Button Com
pany is not in sight, says Mr. I. Gold
man, one of the directors of the newly
incorporated company, as a misunder
standing arose between the prospec
tive buyers and Mr.W, R. Jones, owner
of the land, and all negotiations have
been declared off. Chastain’s addi
tion is now talked of for the location
of the plant.
R. L. Bennett left on No. 3 Tuesday
for points in the Southern part of the
state. The department of agriculture
he stated had decided to abandon all
the experimental stations except the
one at Fayetteville, but owing to cer
tain work now under experiment at
this station, the order would probably
not affect the one here for perhaps a
year or two.
The Independent is reliably in
formed that G. L. Robinson will have
at least three votes in the council fo •
night watchman. At present the busi
ness men are paying a night watch
man and the condition of the city
treasury is not such as to warrant any
undue haste toward employing a man,
is the opinion of one of the members
Df the present council.
mu ^ i
ouou 1110,1 10 nave
struck a boom. At least prices are all
in a flurry. On Saturday they sold as
high as $10 a ton, but took a drop and
are again selling. at $8.00, which is a
slight advance over past prices. The
general opinion of men in a position
to know is that it will not be long be
fore ah the buyers are paying $10.
23 Or. Elbert Watson arrived Sunday
noon from Crowley, La.
The Jonesboro Oil Company met
last Friday night and perfected an or
ganization by electing the following
officers: Ed L. Westbrook, president;
H. II. Houghton, first vice-president;
G. W. McBreed, second vice-presi
dent; J. E. Jones, treasurer; Ben Ed
dins, secretary; Lamb & Gautney, at
torneys; F.J.Schmuck, Morris Berger,
Sr., J. E. Ley da and C. E. Arnold, to
gether with the other officers, consti
tute the board of directors.
Attempted burglaries are reported
from different sections of the resi
dence district. Nothing beyond eat
ables were stolen, but the thieves are
becoming bold in their work. Several
houses were - visited on Laurel
street Sunday night and the kitchen
of Mrs. Maude Bayle’s residence was
entered and flour, meal, salt and ba
con was taken. The beef trust is al
leged to be responsible, as the prices
have compelled theft.
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THE BANK OF NEWPORT
(Oldest and Largest Bank in the County).
CAPITAL, $50,000
=-rrT-r=r-OFFICERS—- -
G. W. Decker, President, A. D. Bailey, Vice-President
R. M. Johnson, Cashier. T. D. Kinman, Asst. Cashier
Directors:—A. D. Bailey, Y. Y. Cook, G. W. Decker, John T. Flynn,
Thos. J. Graham, J. W. Grubbs, R. M. Johnson, A. E.
Shoffner, J. M. Stayton.
We thank our patrons for the past year’s business out of which we are
enabled to pay our stockholders their regular ten per cent dividend and to
add to our surplus fund and reserve profit account $7414.99.
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..' : Capital, $50,000 — ■ :
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED, AND THE AC
COUNTS OF MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS
AND INDIVIDUALS SOLICITED.
Directors:—T. J. Watson, John M. Cook, Ben Adler, S. Wolff, J. O.
Taylor, T. J. Craham, G. W. Hui*1(^t, W. A. Billingsley,
i B. B. Bond.
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Officers:—Sigmund Wolff, President; G. W. Hurley, Vice-President;
W. A. Billingsley, Cashier; F. A. Jones, Assistant Cashier.
I IF YOU INTEND TO MAKE A TRIP TO ^
I-CHICAGO -
OR ANY POINT NORTH
WRITE FOR MAPS, TIME TABLES AND
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D. BOWES, ASST. GEN’L PASS. AGENT, ST. LOUIS, MO.
f CHE IRON MOUNTAIN ROUCE
OFFERS VERY LOW RATES
TO DALLAS, TEXAS
TWELFTH ANNUAL REUNION OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS.
Tickets on sale April i9FL to 21st inclusive.
WM. GREGG, Agent. . - - - - Newport. Ark.
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Keeps a neat and busy little
shop. Upper end of. Front
Street.- Expert tonsorialists.
Easy shaves and the best hair
cuts. Our work pleases. “Come
on ye stubby beards.
The Iron Mountain has agreed to
furnish a through car from Newport
to Dallas for the Tom Hindman Camp
of Confederate Veterans to attend the
reunion.
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