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GREAT TAG SALE
Begins at Daylight SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 21, And Closes at Midnight, SATURDAY NIGHT, IUNE 4th. , SINK & MARTIN, W—BTWUWBW CT—————— s' The Greatest Sale You Ever Heard of in Your Life. Green Tag Sale. f * Pins a Penny a Paper GREEN TAG SALE. ' r rThis is a Cash Sale. Bring Your w 3 Money with / | You. 6j Bargains for All. Come Early and Stay Late. THE INDEPENDENT PERCY H. VANDYKE, Publisher and Editor. __ NEWPORT, - - ARKANSAS. DEMOCRATIC COUNTY TICKET. | For Representative, JOHN H. KEEL. County Judfte. E. L. BOYCE. Circuit’Clerk, J. D. NEAL. County Clerk. GEO. A. LOCKARD. Sheriff. H. S. SIMMONS, Treasurer. DR. F. G. SMITH. A ssesaor, R. L CONDITT. Surveyor, W. A. BOWMAN. Coroner, F. J. HARRISON. Constable—Union Township, W. H. CAROUTHERS. Justice of the Peace. GUY SMITH. FOREST DILLARD. 65,312 CRATES OF STRAWBERRIES Have Been Shipped From Jud sonia Thus Far This Season - Largest Yield Ever Recorded. i T11 d arm i« MflV —Fe\V Al* kansans have a proper concep tion of the magnitude of the berry-growing industry in this state generally, and in the Jud sonia district particularly. The season here is closing now and the records show that 65,312 crates of strawberries have been shipped from here this year. This means many thousands of dollars to the berry growers and work at good pay for an army of berry pickers. WIRE-TAPPERS WORK POOL ROOMS. Hot Springs, May 26.—The local pool rooms which were caught yesterday through wire tappers included the New York Turf, the Turf Exchange,, the Illinois Club, the Kentucky Club and the Southern Club. The losses are upward of $15,000. The Turf Exchange is the heaviest loser, which lost something like $4,000. As a result of the coup the Illinois Club tiid not operate to ! / day and has announced that it i will quit business for the time ' being, the prop etors not being willing to take further chances while the present system of gath ering racing news for pool rooms is used. EXCURSION TO COTTER SUNDAY, MAY 29. $2.50 the round trip. Train will leave Newport 7 a. m. and arrive at Cotter 12 o’clock noon. Returning leave Cotter 4 p. m., arrive Newport 9 p. m. Tickets now on sale at Iron Mountain ticket office and Bracy Confec tionery Company. Secure your tickets at once so we can arrange for extra coaches, as we want everybody to have a seat. Do not miss this opportunity of viewing the magnificent scenery along this new line of the Iron Mountain. You will have four hours at Cotter, giving a chance to see the new bridge and great tunnel which have just been com pleted. The tunnel is just across the river at Cotter and is nearly half a mile long and has cost the Iron Mountain an enormous amount of money. Take your lunch with you on this trip. For any further information call at the Iron Mountain ticket office. 25 Thos. H. Reamey, Agt. Miss Mary McKinnon will open | her music studio in Newport Au- j 'gust30, 1904. Piano, voice, vio lin and harmony taught. No contract will be required from the pupils for the entire year, as was necessary this year, but all pupils will be charged by the month strictly and not by the j lesson or week. No deduction | made except in cases of pro longed sickness. Terms, $6 per 1 school month of four weeks, j There will be a musical history ! class of one hour per week free, which all pupils are requested to attend. 20dl0t EXCURSION RATES. ; Coach excursion to St. Louis jMay 21, 1904. Rates $5.60 for the round trip; $4 for children. Tickets on salei May 21st. Final limit on these tickets seven days from date of sale. tT. ij. Reamey, Agt. WORLD’S FAIR RATES. ; I Louisiana Purchase Exposition, J; St. Louis, April 30th to Decem ber 1, 1904. Rate for ten day excursion ticket will be one fare and one-fifth for the round trip. Tickets on sale daily April 27th to November 30, 1904. Rate for sixty day excursion ticket one fare and one-third for the round trip. Tickets on sale April 25th to Nov. 20th. Rate for season EXCURSION TICKETS eighty per cent, of double the standard one way fare for the round trip. Tickets on sale daily April 15th to Nov. 15th, Final return limit Dec 15, 1904. Thos. H. Reamey, Agt. TO REAL ESTATE OWNERS. If any part of your income is derived from rental of buildings, you know that this income will cease if the buildings are de stroyed by fire. We can write you rent insurance that will pro tect you from this loss until the buildings are replaced. The rates are low and the companies the best. Phillips & Ferguson Agency. 21dtf BIG LINE OF l New Goods Arriving. __ Crown. Schiller & Shaeffer -PIANOS AND Crown Organs. Patronize a Home Man. Z. B. REID. DR. F. ANDREWS, Physician - & - Sargeon. Office and Residence . . . . . Fitzgerald, Ark. WARNING ORDER. B. S. Blackledge, Plaintiff, vs. Luella Blackledge, Defendant. In the Jackson Chancery Court. The defendant, Luella Blackledge. is warned to appear in this court within thirty daya and an swer the complaint of the plaintiff, B. S. Black ledge. April 21st, 1904. SEAL. J. S. JONES. Clerk. \ " , f FURNITURE I I OF NEW DESIGN J I And Beauty is Found in Our Display. I Especially attractive is our display of Hall and I Bed Room Furniture. They are not expensive, but I are Elegant in Design and of Fine Workmanship ■' and Quality. An Elegant New Line of I RugsArtSquaresi Portiers I ■ ■Also, Exclusive Agents for——— Jjj VUDOR PORCH ®. WINDOW SHADES, f They will interest you. ■ Newport Builders' S"',J Hardware Co. I Newport's Leading Home Furnishers I Time Tells The Story. There is a big difference be tween the cost of making a first class sewing machine, embodying the best materials and workman ship, and one which is made in the cheapest manner. The buyer of the cheap machine soon pays the difference of price in the constant cost for repairs, to say nothing of its annoying inefficiency. Singer Sewing Machines do good work during a lifetime. Sold on Installments. Old Machines taken in exchange Liberal Discount for Cash. Oils, Needles, Attachments and Repairs for all makes of machines. The Singer Manufacturing C o. “TheSewing Machine Makers of the World.” FRANK W. LYNN. M'g'f. 121 Hazel St., Newport, Ark. A. Mortensen has moved his cleaning and pressing shop to the newly remodeled building oppo site city jail, 86dtf Look Ahead- - l l I —I I Burglars Never Stop Work. ■ 1 You are liable to see one difl V appearing through the windoM |i with your hard earned dollars ■ c| any time. Let us suggest t\m t| you open a bank account with ■ tl and get protection without am or cost to you. I br - —I Arkansas Bank and Trust Capital, $100,000. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS. J. W. Grubbs, President. Nathan Graham, V.-Pre Chas. G. Henry, Cashier. B. B. Bond, R. F. Drummond, M. D. Campbell, F. D. Fulkerson, S. D. Campbell, Abe Heiligers, G. D. Clements, W. D.fMcLain, L. Minor.