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I. D. Price for Xmas presents. 197btf Huffman has oysters and celery, dtf Elgin creamery butter 35c at Bracy’s. 210 dfit. Huffman has fruit cakes and makes them himself. 194 dtf Fruit Cakes! Fruit Cakes! All kinds at Bracy’s. 210 d(>t For first class watch repairing, go to the Palace Jewelry Store. 202 btf H. Oliver Nouss returned Monday noon from a short visit to his home in St. Louis. J. T. Parsons and wife spent Sunday night here on their way home to Batesville. R. A. Dowdy and wife of Batesville were here Mondav morning on their return home. Holiday buyers-wait till the opening of the Palace Jewelry Store before buying presents. 192 btf Bisque dolls, china dolls, cloth dolls, paper dolls, jointed dolls and winking dolls at I. D. Price’s. 197 btf Mrs. R. B. Willis of Searcy came up Monday ou No. 4 to visit Mrs. Chas. H. Wilmans for a few days. Dolls, dollB, dolls, of every size, color, age and shape at I. I). Price’s mammoth Christmas Bazaar. 197 btf Dr. George Stephens went to Wal nut Ridge on the noon train Monday to see his friend Dr. Ed Ponder. L. W. York returned to Clarendon over the Choctaw Monday after a short visit at the home of Mrs. M. C. Lee. Invitations are out to the dance to be given by the Newport Club at their rooms on the evening of January first, 1903. Any book not in stock will be or dered promptly. Please hand in your orders early so as to avoid delay. I. D. Price. 193 btf Santa Claus has headquarters at I. D. Price’s again this year, and don’t you forget it. A visit to his store will convince any one of this fact. 197 btf One fare for the round trip on the “Choctaw” December 24, 25 and 31, 1902, and January 1, 1903. Tickets good to return until January 2, 1903. For nice rigs of any kind and good driving horses, place your call with R. L. Robinson, upper end of Front SLreet. Charges always reason able. 62dtf Misses Stella and Claude Williams and Ethel Childers came down from Walnut Ridge Monday noon and re ———tQT7V?<i. hpme on No. 4 in tfag^Ttfter uuva« Arkansas College reopens tomorrow at Batesville after the Christmas va cation and many of the students passed through here Monday morning on their return. M. Holland came over Saturday night from Lonoke for a few days visit. He is much pleased with his new location and likes both his em ployers and trade. The rain which began Saturday night and covered the ground with an icy garment by freezing as it fell, measured a total depth upon the guage of only .30 of an inch. Those wishing pianos tuned during the holidays, can get guaranteed work by calling on Z. B. Reid or addressing Box 444. Reid also handles high grade organs and pianos. 208 t jl H. C. Huugerford left Sunday noon " For hhkhomt^m Louisville, after a few da3’8 spent plekpautly with Capt. W. A. Joyce and fbniily. His wife re mained for a longer visit. Come, come, come, at once to 1. D. Price’s mammoth Christmas Bazaar and select your holiday presents be fore the stocks are broken. They are going fast. Don’t be too late. 197 btf J. P. Adams and wife were here Sunday on their return home from a honeymoon to Beaumont, Texas. They were accompanied by Miss Gladys Brown of that city, who goes to Batesville on a visit. The eighteen year old daughter of T. W. East, section foreman on the Choctaw, died at her father’s home on Second street at eight o’clock Sunday evening from consumption and was buried Monday afternoon at Gum Grove cemetery. Spend Christmas holidays with kin folks and friends in the old States, Onty one fare, plus §2.00, for the round trip by the “Rock Island S3 s tem,” Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf R R. Tickets will be limited 30 days from date of sale. btf I. D. Price will take subscriptions tc all the leading magazines at publish er’s prices. Hand in your subscrip tions to Delineator, Home Journal Designer, Munsey’s or McClure’s, li fact any magazine or periodical pub lished in the English language. 193 bt Christmas and New Year rates vit the Iron Mountain Route. Rate, out first-class fare for the round trip minimum selling rate of 50 cts. Tick ets will be sold to all points on line! of this system within distance limit o 200 miles, on sale Dec. 24, 25 and 31 1902 and Jan. 1, 1903-final returi limit on all tickets Jan. 2, 1903. Tkos H. Reamey, Agent. Huffman handles nothing but the BEST. I04 dtf Everything you want at Bracy’s. 210 d6t. Don’t forget that Dutton is selling dolls at cost. 200btf Homer Buford spent Sunday with Batesville friends. Low excursion rates for the holidays on the “Choctaw.” Santa Claus headquarters will be at the Palace Jewelry Store. 192 btf Huffman, the baker, has fancy candy boxes to put your candies up in. dtf Ernest McDonald went to Bates ville Monday morning for a two days visit. Lowney’s, Allegretti’s, Gunther’s and Lynn’s famous candies at Bracy’s. 210 d6t Buy a Waterman Fountain Pen and be happy. For sale by I. D. Price. 193 Dtf Wooden toys, tin toys, iron toys, paper toys and cheap toys at I. D. Price’s. * 197 btf A list is out for a dance to be given Tuesday evening at the home of Miss Lou Minor. Ask your ticket agent all about the low holiday excursion rates on the “Choctaw.” The beautiful display of burnt wood at W. W. Dutton’s affords many a chance for a suitable Christmas pre sent. 200btf Sack found containing gentleman’s clothing. Owner can recover same by calling at this office or upon Henry Buford. 214 dtf Mrs. R. E. Mosby of Helena arriv ed Sunday on No. 4 to visit her par ents, in the country, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. F. Maun. For rent—Three furnished rooms for light housekeeping at corner of Ash and Second streets. Apply to Mrs. A. B. Smith. 216 dtf White river, though still falling, registered 16 feet even on the guage Monday. The average fall per day since the high water has been about .8 of a foot. Miss Dove Erwin, one of Galloway College’s seniors, returned to her school at Searcy on the noon train Monday after spending the Christmas vacation at home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mann left Monday morning on the early train for their home in Jonesboro, aster a pleasant visit with the latter’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. F. G. Smith. E. M. Richardson, manager of the Tennessee Lumber Company of Mem phis' left Monday morning for Little Rock after a short visit to the family of his brother, Rev. L. H. Richardson. C. A. Windau thinks an effort should be made to again enter Newport among the list of White river shell markets. He offers 88 to 810 per ton for niggerhoads and 815 for sand shells. Holiday excursion rates to the Southeast via the Iron Mountain route. Tickets on sale Dec. 13, 17, 21, 23 and 26—return limit 30 days from date of sale. Rate one fare plus 82.00 for the round trip. Thos. H. Reamey, Agent. Holiday excursion rates to the j Northern States via the Iron Moun I tain route. One fare plus 82.00 for the round trip. Tickets on sale Dec. 13, 17, 21, 22, 23 and 26 to all points in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska and Illinois final return limit 30 days from date of sale. Thos. H. Reamey, Agent. Fireworks at Braey’s. 210 d6t Nice fruits at Huffman’s. t94 dtf Ralston brain bread at Huffman’s.dtf I. D. Price for fine China and bric-a brac. 197 btf All kinds of fresh nuts at Huff man’s. 194 dtf Oysters, celery and cranberries at Bracy’s. 210 d6t Huffman will bake your fruit cakeB for you. 192 dtf Bracy has 2000 lbs. of candy for j Christmas. 210 d6t Heeded raisins and cleaned currants j at Huffman’s. 194 dtf | Huffman’s specialties are—every- j thing he handles. 194 dtf Robt. Cox came up Hunday night from Little Rock. George W. Decker came down from St. Louis Sunday. Mrs. Robt. Cox of Little Rock is the guest of Mrs. C. G. Henry. A ton of toys, for girls and boys to make a noise, at I. D. Price’s. 197 btf M. W. Burkett was able to be out again Monday after a short sickness. Do not forget Huffman’s bakery when you are wondering where to buy your Christmas candies. 194 dtf Ed Neal, after spending the holidays at his home in Searcy, returned Sun day night to resume his clerkship for M. Cohn. Miss Annie Sue Mann returned Sun day afternoon over the Choctaw to Helena, where she is making her home with the family of Ed Mosby. For Sale—Residence, corner Hazel and Fifth streets. Terms made known on application. 144-dtf Mbs. Cora A. McDonald. Miss Emma Walker on Monday be gan working at the telephone office and has charge of the local board, Miss Maude Richardson being assigned to the long distance board. MEW THROUGH CAR LINES FROM NEMPHIS TO THE PACIFIC COAST. The “Rock Island System,” Choc taw, Oklahoma & Gulf R. R., have established through personally con ducted tourist sleeping car lines to | California and Portland, Oregon. The California car leaves Memphis every Tuesday at 9:00 a. m., Little Rock 1:15 p. m., South McAlester, I. T., 10:50 p. m. same day, Oklahoma City 2:40 a. m. Wednesday, El Reno 3:40 a. in. arriving El Paso, Tex., Thursday morning, Los Angeles Fri day morning and San Francisco Sat urday morning. The Portland, Oregon, car leaves Memphis every Thursday on the same schedule arriving Denver 7:30 Satur day morning, Ogden Sunday morning and Portland Monday morning. RAILROAD TIME CARD. ST. L. I. M. & S. RAILWAY. NORTH BOUND. ^No. 72 Local Freight. 6:45 a. m. | No. 2. 4:05 a. m. I^No. 4. 11:05 a.m. | No. 12. 8:48 p.m. No. 6 . 10:50 p. m. No. 8.11:32 p. m. SOUTH BOUND. ; No. 73 Local Freight. 7:00 a. m. | No. 7... 4:05 a. no. | No. 5. 4:40a.m. No. 11 . 6:15 a. m. ! No. 3. 11:39 a. m. | No. 1. 10:50 p. m. BATE8VILLE BRANCH. ' Passenger Leaves. 7:00 a. m. [Mixed “ 11:45 a.m. [ Passenger Arrives. 6:45 p. m. i Mixed “ 10:15 a.m. . _ _ -r_ :—~----— TIB T.flRMUtKS OF TIM, We have given up our store room. 1 I We gave up voluntarily the Carhartt Agency. I I We gave up voluntarily American Lady Corsets. 1 I We gave up voluntarily other agencies. § I We have notified our help not to depend on us 1 | later than February 1st. | All goods must be sold; no goods reserved. Most of our lines are still complete. WHY PAY BIG PRICES When you can buy your necessities as well as Christmas present at wholesale cost? THE GRAB ALL. Opposite I. M. Depot. Mrs. C. S. Mulheron and baby are visiting the former’s mother at Cov ington, Tennessee and will also visit Mr. Mulheron!s relatives at Browns ville in that state before returning. JACK JONES, The Crack Barber, keeps a neat and busy little shop. Upper end of Front street. Expert tonso rialists. Easy shaves and the best haircuts. Our work pleases. “Come on, ye stubby beards.” . ■—s—.... Have Your Clothes Made, Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired -BY Arthur Hunly The Tailor on Front Street. fl LITTLE MONEY DOES THE BUSINESS! A Final Reduciion on all our goods has been made today. ...FOLLOW THE CROWD... And let us show you how much we appre ciate your patronage and good will. Our Stock is Complete ■ in every department, which enables you to j buy useful Christmas Presents j at a sacrifice. i | Chas. Meyer’s II Great Bargain Store. | h----—__> j * / f J HIGH GRADS GOODS of every description \ Newport Weis’ Supply | 3 paiflwaie Co. I ...'PRICES . ALWAYS . REASONABLE...! Q,uai_ITY °™ CONSIDERATION I [■ A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED, AND THE AC COUNTS OF MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS AND INDIVIDUALS SOLICITED. Directors:- T. J. Watson, John M. Cook, Ben Adler, 8. Wolff, J. O. Taylor, T. J. Craham, G. W. Hurley, W. A. Billingsley, B. B. Bond. Officers: —Sigmund Wolff, President; U. W. Hurley, Vice-President; W. A. Billingsley, Cashier; F. A. Jones, Assistant Cashier. Come and Try the French Process in Cleaning. The Newport Steam Dye Works Co. use it. We itse no inferior dyes'or acids to rot the cloth or fade the colors. Let us press; your garments. Thirty dive years’ experience—two years in your town. 217 WALNUT STREET. Next door to Chastain s grocery store. I). H. SMITH, Manager.