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XTClentfoer forecast. Washington, July 25 — Forecast for Ar kansas: Saturday, showers and thunder storms, light, variable winds. Huffman bakes bread every day. Huffman’s cream bread takes the lead. W. H. Barnes is calling on his trade in the city today. Seventeen years ago today Ross established his photo gallery in New port. For your six o’clock breakfast order Huffman’s light rolls, fresh baked. 4-dtf Mrs. T. D. Kinmann, Jr., left on the noon train to join her husband in St. Louis. Mrs. Chas. Hays and sister, Miss Hazel Jones, returned last night from Cape Girardeau, Mo. R. F. Drummond leaves tonight for Dyersburg, Tenn., and will return . with his sons, Claude and Boyce. Mrs. Belle Lawrence and daughter Lou, of Batesville, are visiting Mrs. Lawrence’s aunt, Mrs. Andrew Stevens. Huffman & Son serve ices, cream and cake and everything in that line to parties and receptions at reason able prices. d-298 Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Fox, of New port, came up Thursday on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Magness.—New ark Journal. Mrs. ri. uernstein, the genial hos tess of the New Hazel, returned last night from a pleasant week’s visit to relatives in St. Louis. Miss Eva Shuford, of Weldon, after spending Thursday night in the city as the guest of relatives, left Friday noon for Junction City, Kansas. Miss Cora A. Hess left for her home in Hot Springs today, after a pleasant visit to her brother, F. H. Hess, of the Pond-Decker Manufacturing Co. Round trip tickets to Camden on account of State Missionary and Christian Endeavor Convention one and one-third fare via Choctaw route. I pay highest prices for pearls,baroques and slugs. L. WILSON. Office at Chas. Meyer’s Store. John Merriweather, colored, found a pearl near Lane’s Ferry on White river, last Friday which he sold to parties at Newport for $675.—Newark Journal. Mr. C. E. Crook returned from his Texarkana trip Wednesday night and reports the crop prospects in North ern Texas and Southern Arkansas as particularly bright. Round trip tickets to Salt Lake City via Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf route, return limit Sept. 30, only $35, with stop over allowed. Dates of sale August 7 to 10 inclusive. Round trip tickets to San Francisco or Los Angeles, Cal., via Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf Route, with final limit to return September 30, only 817.50. Stop overs allowed. Dates of sale July 20, August 2 to 10 in clusive. Is it possible that we are to have a railroad? A crowd of surveyors ar -*«vVvi,v »uu vegan b irveying, but for what road we cannot learn. It is rumored that the road will run from Newport to Des Arc where they join the S. D. A. & N. which runs to Searcy and from there will be ex tended to meet the Frisco,—Augusta Vidette. The Batesville Hillbillies and New port Swampangels, composed of the younger base ball aspirants, played a nice game of ball on the Newport diamond b rid ay morning, which re sulted in a score of 9 to 11 in the Swampangels’ favor. Anderson and Owen were Batesville’s batterv, while McDonald and Bach filled the points for Newport. Robert Burges, with a corps of a dozen engineers on Monday began a survey of the St. L. M. & S. E. rail road south from lioxie There is lots of guessing as to what their ob jective .point is, some of the wise ones think they are headed for Pine Bluff, with New Orleans and the Gulf the final object, others say they will stop at Newport after connecting with the Choctaw, while still others think they will be content to connect with the Culver-Sedgwick-Newport branch which has been chartered and will be built. The survey crosses the Iron Mountain track just south of l at Whalen’s cold storage house.—! Blade. Huffman’s kisses are the best, d.tf Swiss and cream cheese at Huff man’s. 53 dtf. Huffman runs the only bread wagon Grocery. d 19 Huffman can bake cakes for the most fastidious. d-tf Miss Grace Ross left this morning for Cushman, where she will visit un til Monday. For Sale: New rubber tired surrey and gentle horse. Apply 213 Laurel street or J. J. Hunter. 77d6t Miss Emily Walker of Arkansas City,Kansas, arrived Thursday to be in attendance at the Jones-Redman wed ding. Found: Door key attached to large safety pin. Owner can have same by proving property and paying for this notice. Summer Tourist Rates—Cheap rates to nearly all resorts, via the Iron Mountain. For rates call on W. M. Gregg, Agent. Huffman’s candies are the best on the market—the three leading candy firms of St. Louis and the leading one of Little Rock, say so. 275-dtf Try the new rigs and good drivers at the R. L. Robinson Livery Stable, upper end of Front Street. Good service at reasonable charges. 62dtf Theo. Phillips has resumed his d.ities with the Wolff-Goklman Mer cantile Co., having returned from Ravenden Springs Thursday night. R TVT nnrr»V»aa«r1 f.Vwa 70-grain pearl found by Hogan and Taylor, at Hog’s Point, on Black river last Monday, .the purchase price being $1800. Misses Oma Johnson and Ollie Hol der left for Newport Wednesday. Olhe returning home after a pleasant visit while Miss Oma will remain with relatives for some time.—Mc Orory News. The Southern Hotel, of Ravenden Springs, Ark., is now open for guests. Lithia water for kidneys, liver and stomach troubles. 112 miles west of Memphis on the Frisco System. Write for rates. Address, Manager, Southern Hotel. 59b3m. Send your next lot of pearls, slugs and bar= oques to J. E. Tully & Co., 14 Maiden Lane, New York, who pay best prices. ABANDONED INFANT. Pine Bluff, July 24.—One of the principal topics of conversation at Pine Bluff Thursday was the find of the infant girl on the Cotton Belt passenger train which arrived from the south last night. W. G. Helms, to whom the child was given for safekeeping, today announced that he had consulted a lawyer and would keep the child and rear her. This afternoon, however, Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Charlan announced their pur pose ot adopting the child and secured the papers necessary in such cases. Recognizing that the child would be given an excellent home and the best attention possible, Mr. Helms readily consented to give her up, and now the little one is at the Charlan home, on West Second avenue. The same train that had as a pas senger an unknown baby, furnished a calf transportation to Pine Bluff last night. When the train pulled in there Special Officer Frank Lockridge saw the animal guiltily reposing on the cow catcher. Though picked up by the train when going at a fast rate of speed, the calf with the exception of sustaining a broken leg, was not in jured. The engineer had no knowl edge of the calf, and it is not known where it was picked up. INTERESTING READING. We have on hand at all times a supply of literature, descriptive of the resources and resorts of the great west. It is interesting and instructive reading for the farmer, business man ind tourist, and will be mailed free on application to J. H. Lothrop, G. A., U. P. Ry. Co. 903 Olive St. St. Louis, Mo. SPECIAL WEST BOUND TOURIST EXCURSION RATES. Via the Iron Mountain Route—Rate *25 round trip to Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo. Dates of sale, July j 1 to 13, August 1st to 14, 23, 24 and 1 August 30 to September 10 inclusive, final return limit October 31st. W. M. Gregg, Agt. The Leading Newspaper Of the Smith — at MEMPHIS EVENING SCIMITAR. It is just as easy and much more pleasing to read fresh news, as printed in the Memphis Evening Scimitar, than to wait ten to six teen hours and read the same news in morning papers. Closing quotations of the markets of the world. The Scimitar owns exclusive day Associated Press dispatches; has 150 correspon dents in three states; uses a bat tery of six type-setting machines; runs the fastest and finest press in the South; employes a large corps of experienced editors and reporters, ana in general ac knowledges no superior in this section. Agents wanted in every town, no matter how small the place. If therer is no agent in your town, send amount for the time desired, and the Scimitar will be mailed direct. Subscription rate by mail: One Month $ 50 Three Months 1 50 Six Months 2 50 One Year 5 00 A special rate will be made on order of five or more in one town. Send for information about this special rate. Sample copy sent on application. SCIMITAR PUB. CO. Memphis, Tenn. R. P. MORRISON, Architect amt Building Superintendent Parties desiring Plans or Spec ifications, write or call on me at 316 Second Street, NEWPORT, - ARKANSAS. SOUTHERN RAILWAY. CONNECTIONS FOR ASHEVILLE AS FOL LOWS. No. 36 No. 42 Lv Memphis 10:30 a. m. 8:00 p. m. Ar Asheville 5:50 a. m. 2:15 p. m. No. 36 carries coaches and sleeper to Asheville and beyond without change. COMMENCING MAY 31, 1902. No. 42 will carry a sleeper to Ashe ville without change. This enables one to take supper at home and dine in Asheville next day with daylight ride through East Ten nessee mountains, and the “French Broad” scenery. Write or call for details, including “Summer Homes” folder, list of hotels and boarding houses, rates of board, etc. e C. A. DeSaussure, D. P. A., Memphis, Tenn. SUMMER TOURIST RATES. Choctaw Route will sell excursion tickets daily Newport to Mt. Mag azine, Ark., at rate of $7.50 for round trip, good returning Sep. 30, 1902. 5lbtf. W. R. Thompson, Agt. SUMMER RATES. Searcy, Ark., rate $2.00 round trip. Ravenden, Ark., rate $2.65 for round trip. These rates in effect to September 30 and return limit Octo ber 31. W. M. Gregg, Agent. SUPERB CLIMATE. In Colorado all the conditions of health are met. There is a sufficient altitude to cause lung and chest de velopment; there is the dry, exhilar ating mountain air, with an almost absolute absence of malaria; there is the tonic effect of a bracing climate, without its rigors; an atmosphere tilled with ozone; cool nights in sum mer, a bright, sunny sky almost every day in the year, conducive of cheer fulness and bringing a new pleasure every morning, constantly stimulating both mind and body. The low rates put in effect via the Union Pacific, enable you to reach these great parks without unneces sary expenditure of time or money. Full information cheerfully fur- _ nished on application to J. H. Loth rop, General Agent, St. Louis, Mo. 66b4w FOLLOW THE FLAG TO NORTHERN AND EASTERN RESORTS VIA THE Wabash Line.!! Enjoy an Observation=Cafe, Parlor or Luxurious Chair Cooled by Electric Fans en route. For further information ask your home ticket agent or addresss W. D. WOOD, T. P. A., St. Louis, Ho. In Arranging Your Summer Outing Do not make final arrangements until you have written for infor mation about the low rate to Den ver, Colorado Springs, Salt Lake and San Francisco, via the Frisco. J. N. Cornatzar, D. P. A., Memphis. V. THE BANK OF NEWPORT (Oldest and Largest Bank in the County). CAPITAL $50,000 -.■— ■ ' OFFICERS - G. W. Decker, President, A. D. Bailey, Vice-President R. M. Johnson, Cashier. T. D. Kinman, Asst. Cashier Directors:—A. D. Bailey, V. Y. Cook, G. W. Decker, John T. Flynn, Thos. J. Graham, J. W. Grubbs, R. M. Johnson, A. E. ShofTner, J. M. Stayton. We thank our patrons for the past year’s business out of which we are cabled to pay our stockholders their regular ten per cent dividend, and to dd to our surplus fund and reserve profit account $7414.99. I *•<*&*% Capital, $50,000 — • •• ”7— 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 T o Taylor, T. J. Craham, G. W. Hurley, W. A, Billingsley ’ B. B. Bond. s — v. Officers;—Sigmund Wolff, President; Q. w. Hurley, Vice-President W. A. Billingsley, Cashier; P. A. Jones, Assistant Cashier. Daily Independent.”