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| Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, | I I Hats, Caps, Etc. I —-ALSO AGENT FOR---. .=-- J || Schaab Laundry Co., St. Louis, Mo. | C ABOUT PEOPLE—MAINLY. ) Roland Johnson left Monday night for Memphis. Powdered and Caramel Sugar at The Cash Grocery. 29t6 Knox is still shoemaking at the same old stand. btf Mrs. C. M. Knowles went to Mem phis Monday night. Wm. Bledsoe w7ent to Memphis Monday via Hoxie. Chickens and more chickens to-day at The Cash Grocery. blwk ... . A. J. Ackerman, a cotton buyer of MemphL, was here Tuesday. A negro woman named Hill living on Plum St. died Sunday night. Judge L. Lippman, of Olyphant, at tended to business here Tuesday. A big shipment of Bananas, Oranges and Lemons at the Cash Grocery. 6t Mrs. Wil’iam Fenley left Monday for ElReno, Oklahoma, her future home. J. W. Davis returned Monday from Hot Springs, generally improved in health. M. B. Umsted, of Tuekerman, visit ed his son, T. P. Umsted in this city Monday. Misses Noreene Kinman and Mary Bailey returned Monday from a visit to Batesville. The friends of George Sink are glad to see him out again after a sick ness of a week. Lee E. Cohn, of Ft. Smith, arrived Monday on a visit to the family of his uncle, S. Brasch. Mrs. T. W. Neal, of Dyersburg, Tenn., is visiting her daughter in this city, Mrs. C. E. Crook. Adwin D. Chadich returned from St. Louis Tuesday where he went on Morning Star business. Board your horses at Best Brothers’ feed stable. Rates §9.00 per month. Satisfaction guaranteed. blm Miss Hattie Bernstein left Monday at noon for Memphis where she will visit during the reunion. The river on Tuesday morning stood at 2.8"' the lowest point for over three months, and is falling. Mrs. Flora Huffman returned to her home in Judsonia Thursday after a visit to Mrs. Maude Huffman. Mrs. T. S. Stephens and daughter, Miss Janie, left on the Choctaw Tuesday morning for Memphis. Captain Nathan Hopkins, at the Planters Hotel, who has been serious ly sick, is reported much improved. Put your stock in Best’s pasture at east end of lake bridge. Rates §1.00 per month. 8blm C. B. Best. Geo. Sexton and William Mosby were out hunting Monday at the time of the shower, receiving a good drenching. The Newport Meat Market, which carries first-class Kansas City meats regularly, will be run strictly upon a cash basis. 14dtf J. S. Jones of Oil Trough was in Newport Saturday trading. A. T. F. Mann, a farmer living east of Newport, was here Saturday. Jay Ohulihan, mayor of the burg of Elgin, was in Newport Saturday. Mrs. E. G. Riddell leaves next week for a visit to relatives in St. Louis. Gustave Jones, of Beaumont, Texas, the oil magnate, arrived in Newport Oliver Blackburn, one of the good farmers of V'ilage township, was here Saturday. Miss Mary Laird returned Friday from a week’s visit with friends at Auvergne. H. E. L. McCollum returned from a trip to Corning, Knoble and Poplar Bluff Friday. Miss Grace Mahan left Saturday for a visit to her grand-mother Mrs. N. J. Mahan at Newark; Miss Bessie Buford left Saturday morning for Batesville, where she will visit Miss Emma Handford. T. J. Sconyers of Village township and J. W. Howard, living east of here, were trading here Saturday. Rev. D. C. Boggs, of Bentonville, passed through here Saturday going to Batesville to visit his children. Herman Schott of Batesville arrived Friday evening on a short visit to his brother Henry Schott of this city. C. B. Risk, of West Plains, Mo., is stopping at the Newport House. He is looking for a farm for sale ne; town. Mrs. M. (j. Kuey, ot .Lamonte, Mo., passed through here Saturday enroute , to Batesville, where she will visit her relatives. J. G. Lawrence of Newport and Miss Carrie Heffner of Hot Springs were issued a marriage license Satur day morning. Miss Augusta Simms, who has taught school the past term at Au vergne, left Saturday for Conway, Ark., her home. Mrs. W. B. Lawrence of Batesville passed through here Saturday en route to Memphis, being met by sev eral friends at the depot. Garfield Justice and Willie Forten burg, colored, both of Elmo, were married at the office of the county clerk Saturday morning by Justice J. J. Martin. Rev. R. C. Medaris returned Satur day from a several weeks’ visit to his old home in Tennessee, where he con ducted protracted services. He came via Jonesboro, where his family re side. Poles for the line of the Jackson County Telephone Co. have been dis tributed and the work of their erec tion has been commenced at the foot of Hazel street near the residence of of Dr. C. West. A. E. Shoffner was here Saturday from Tupelo. He says that a very heavy rain visited the country be tween Weldon and Tupelo Friday, ac companied by a strong wind, which blew and beat down the corn. A. E. Hays of Pleasant Plains was in Newport Friday. E. J. Peters of Jamestown was in Newport Thursday. N. M. Wilson, a merchant of New ark, was here Friday. The river guage on Friday stood at 3.3 the same as yesterday. Dr. J. E. Slaydon, of Tuckerman, was in Newport Thursday. G. W. Weast is again able to be at his place of business after a short ill ness. “Gabe” Stevens and “Reub” Rob ertson came in from Tuckerman Fri day morning. Mr. Brown Wolf, who has been sick for several days is reported threaten ed with slow fever. N. E. Duffey and daughter, Miss Nora, passed through this morning, returning to Batesville. Mrs. Dot Gunter and little son, Robin, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. “Dusty” Rhodes at Elgin. Miss Bessie Randall after a visit with her friend, Miss Clara Beane, re turned to her home in Russell, Friday. Mrs. G. R. Case, of Mountain View, after a visit to Batesville, passed through Newport Friday on her way to Little Rock. Capt. Riddell, of the Joe Wheeler is expecting his sister, Mrs. Edward TJqti i"ir Or /~1 lincKn U4- T rvitia vi a visit to his family. Eight soldiers passed through here Friday morning, belonging to the U. S. cavalry, en route to San Antonio, Tex$s, from Jefferson Barracks. Bernstein’s drummers have ar ranged for a second game of baseball tobe^layed with the Newport boys on Chastain’s addition next Friday. Capt J. T. Flynn and wife accompa nied by Mrs. E. M. McDonald went to Memphis Sunday on the Choctaw in time to attend the morhing services in that city. Miss Hattie May Bennett was here Friday morning en route to her home in Batesville, after spending the past school year in Texas, where she taught in the Granbury sclmols. Among those registered .at the New Hazel Thursday were: Jno. S. Yarnell, Searcy; M, Holland, Pine Bluff; N. E. Duffey and Nora Duffey and Newton M. Alexander, Batesville. The Independent is authorized to challenge any two of the best tennis players of Northwest Arkansas for a tournament with G. A. Hillhouse and W. A. Billingsley, representing New port. Misses Noreene Kinman and Mary Bailey went to Batesville Friday, where they will visit at the home of Mrs. J. E. Roseborough and attend the commencement exercises of the Batesville schools. Capt. E. G. Riddell speaks in glow ing terms of the corn crop the Black idver country w‘U this year raise. The acreage is unusually large and fnever before wtfee the prospects so favorable for a big yield. f • 3 ■ ■'% V "'’t ■; ’•* 1... *-■ S' _ D. Terry went to Riverside Monday. Mrs. L. B. McDonald went to Mem phis Monday. Dean Coleman, of Batesville, spent Sunday here. Colonel Reub Robertson spent Sun day in Batesville. L. Hircch left Monday noon for Lit tle Rock on business. Mrs. Ed McElwee, of Batesville, re turned to her home Monday. P. O’Donnell, road master of this division went to Little Rock Monday. R. H. Rogers, of Batesville, passed through Monday on his way to Colo rado. Charles Paggett, of Cushman, was here Sunday night, returning home Monday. J. O. Burgess left Monday morning on the Batesville train for business up the road. H. T. Boyd was here Monday from Independence county on his way to Poplar Bluff. Miss Maud Suttlefield, after a visit to Hot Springs, returned to Mores field Monday. Mrs. Maude B. Marshall spent Sun day with Batesville friends returning that afternoon. W. G. Bonham and family spent a pleasant Sunday at the McHugh farm near Olyphant. Mrs. J. B. Maguir and son, Wil liam of this city, left Tuesday fcr Sul phur Rock where they will visit the former’s sister. Misses Beatrice McHugh, Mildred Bernstein and Laura and Carrie Mos by went to Batesville Tuesday morn mg to spend tne day. Chas. Williams has received a car load of bronchoes from the west to be used in the construction work for the Morning Star railroad. G. A. Hillhouse went fishing down on Whitstein Lake Monday. Will some reader please contribute some verses upon this occasion. O. D. Watson left Tuesday over the Choctaw for Memphis where he will meet his sister, Miss Bessie, returning from college at Washington D. C. Mrs. Hattie Brown, a teacher in the Newport schools, returned Mon day night after the graduating exer cises to her home in Fayetteville. Rev. Charles Foreman, of Platts burg, Missouri, who is visiting in our city, will fill the pulpit of the Presby terian church Wednesday evening. Remember the Choctaw special leaves tomorrow morning at 6 o’clock for Memphis. It is the only route to take for the reunion. d2t. Miss Lena Stockton took a trip up to Black Rock aboard the Joe Wheeler this week, the guest of Capt. Riddell’s family, returning Thursday afternoon. Miss Viola Mitchell, one of this city’s excellent teachers for the past year, left Monday night for Chicag o where she will visit during the vaca tion. R. W. Anderson, mayor, justice of the peace and post master of the good old town of Jacksonport was here Tuesday morning enroute to Mem I—— Mrs. J. O. Burgess left Sunday for Nashville, where she is attending the closing exercising of the school of which her daughter, Miss Mattie is a pupil. The Passion Play will be rendered here June 5th. Moving pictures are very popular in Newport and the ren dition will undoubtedly draw a good house. D. I. Galliher, of Tuczon, Arizona, arrived here Monday night, leaving Tuesday for Augusta. He will return Saturday for his sale of horses to be conducted in this city. Rev. Chas. Foreman and wife, of Plattsburg, are visiting at the home of E. L. Boyce on their return to Missouri after attending the General Assembly at Litttle Rock. Miss Pearl Jones, of Alitia, arrived Monday on a visit to the family of W. D. Ross, being interested in the clos ing exercises as Miss Minnie Ross is one of this year’s graduates. Among those registered at the New Hazel Monday were Nathan Graham, Tuckerman; H. L. Ponder, Walnut Ridge; Jno. W. Ferrell, C. W. Rein ey, Shewy Jarrett, J. W. Mangrum, Sulphur Rock. Claude McCorkle, special agent Fi delity Mutual Life Insurance Co., Philadelphia, Penn., returned from southwest Arkansas Monday night. He is at the Hazel, room 23. Those interested in Insurance in any way are cordially invited to call and see him. d.t.f. . 1 "*■ Rev. W. A. Hafncr, of BowHttg Green, S. C., a pastor of that city s>r*d a very affable gentlemen, is vl his brother, B. W. Hafner. H« return home tonight. Among those registered at tin- Ww Hazel Saturday were: E. R. Butte*, James F. Huddleston, Batesville; J. N. MeDavid, Walnut Ridge; T, R. Wallace, Grays; J. D. Vincent, Swif ton. H. Paule, of Hamburg Germany, was registered at the Haze! Tne*dn> , and as this is his first trip to America, his impressions of the country are very interesting. He is a capitalist of much reputed wealth. Herman Schott has been down from Batesville for a visit of several days to his brother, Henry Schott. While here he sold 780 bales of cotton he had been holding to C. E. Crook buyer for W. A. McArthur & Co. The remains of W. E. Castleberry, who died at Sedgwick, Thursday, May 23rd, of erysipelas, were taken through here Friday j accompanied by relatives of the deceased. The body will be interred at Cushman. Mrs. C. H. Neimeyer left Saturday for St Louis, where she will spend the summer with her brother O. E. Plochman and two sons, and will be joined in August by her husband, who will enjoy a month’s vacation. Gustave Jones, who is just back from the Beaumont fields, speaks in glowing terms of the certain wealth of that city and section. To sum up his praises of the state, we quote him as follows. “Texas is oil right.” “Col. George L. Robinson” says Ri ley Mahan “is learning a life insurance spiel studying a rate card on the side, , and to make his talk effective is pre paring some startling statistics on the death rates in northern Arkansas.” Rev. A. J. Crane, of Milton, Tenn., accompanied by Dr. J. P. Allen of Batesville, both of whom have been attending the Southern Presbyterian General Assembly at Little Rock were here Saturday enroute to Batesville. The arrivals at the Planters Sun day were G. R. Hopkins, Paragould; F. L. Russell, Charleston; D. R. Rob erts, Sedgwick; W. F, Farr and E. S. Warner, Pocahontas; J. N. Jones, Maynard; F. G. Led win, Pocahontas. Mrs. E. M. Bacharach, of Van Bu ren, well known here, was met at the train Monday night by Mr. and Mrs/ J. P. Berman, while eiiroute to St. Louis where she goes to the wedding of her sister, Miss Esther Bacharach. The Arkansas guests of the Plan ters were J. H. Russell, Fitzhugh; L. Lippman, Olyphant; J. N. Meeks, Mommoth Springs; W. D. Pruett, R. A. Cott, Deckerville; J. L. S. Gem mill, Little Rock; A. S. Clandish, Jud soma. T. D. Kinman, Jr., left Friday after- && noon over the Batesville branch for F Mountain View, where he goes to look after the work of the surveying parties and make a report upon the same to E. D. Chadick, who will re main here until his return. T ’ain No. 68 north bound on the Iron Mountain which has been due here at 11:30 d. m., has been changed to 9:21 p. m., and No. 67 south bound from 3:51 a. m., to 6:01a. m. These changes went into effect Sunday in accordance with a new time schedule. The Sunday guests of the New Ha zel were: F. W. Tucker, Clover Bend; D. H. Coleman, Batesville; F. D. Learning, W. B. Smith, Fred E. John son, Abe Decker, Wm. E. Whipple, John McClure, Jr., M. D. McCahn, Jacob Trieber, Little Rock; J. C. Hol lis, N. S. Bratton, Marshall. H. L. Remmel, Internal Revenue Collector for this state, and a promi nent Republican politician who stands close to the Administration, left Fri day after a visit to the family of W. B. Empie. His friends are numerous in Newport his old home, making his visits here a mutual pleasure. Barnes and Bundage, proprietors of the merry-go-round, after a stay of three weeks in this city, during which time their methods of doing business have made them friends and their swing a very popular diversion for the evening, leave Monday for Bates- ,/ ville, and from there will go to Black / Rock. The Batesville fishing party, com posed of J. B. Fitzhugh, M. C. Weaver, C. A. Barnett, R. B. Evans, F. N. Hail, J. W. Ball, Wm. Ramsey and W. G. Hickerson passed through here Friday returning home after a camp for several days on Taylor’s Bay, neai^ Augusta. They had both a good time and good luck fishing, the two things they were after.