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Gus Coffin is on the sick list. Old papers for sale at this office. tf Ed Neal went to St. Louis Sun day for a few days’ visit. Mrs. S. Heinemann has been quite sick for several days. Capt T. J. Watson, we are glad to know, continues to improve. Hubble is now agent for St. Louis’ best bread, Heydt’s. 26dtf White river shows a slight rise and is 1 .1 feet on the gauge. E. L. Maris went to Pocahon tas Tuesday on a business trip. Rev. J. F. Jernigan of Weldon was in the city Wednesday going south. A. L. Crittenden and wife of Tupelo were visitors in the city Wednesday. Mrs. Mattie Moore returned Wednesday from a week’s visit to St. Louis. Charles Meyer returned Wed nesday from a two days’ business trip to St. Louis. The Jonesboro ice factory is to increase its capacity from 20 tons per day to 50. For Rent—Large front room for one or two gentlemen. Apply at 303 Walnut street. 23dtf Will McMullen and wife went to St. Louis Sunday for a ten days’ visit to the world’s fair. Conway Hail and Walter Bax ter of Batesville were here Tues day night on their way to the Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Pierson have gone to housekeeping in the Sig mund Wolff cottage on Hazel street. Peter Anderson and daughter Miss Hattie Moss left Tuesday morning for St. Louis to visit the fair. It is estimated that 500 people left Little Rock Sunday for St. Louis to spend Arkansas week at the fair. J. D. Fulkerson, a very pleas ant gentleman from Helena, vis ited Newport friends in the city Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Ard of Chicago were in the city Tues eay night going to Batesville to visit friends. Prof. Hopkins informs the In dependent that 225 pupils have thus far been enrolled at the public school. Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Kinman, Jr., and Miss Noreene Kinman left Wednesday morning for the St. Louis fair. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Oldfield and the former’s sister Miss Fannie of Batesville are enjoying the fair this week. Clio Taylor, one of Batesville’s young men was a visitor in the city Tuesday night, returning home from the fair. M. M. Stuckey and Gustave Jones went down to Judsonia Wednesday morning as attorneys for Jno. V. Roberts. Mrs. Effie Moore and Master Phillip were guests of the Hazel Tuesday night, leaving Wednes day for the world’s fair. Miss Stella Sullards, an attrac tive young lady from Fordyce, came Tuesday to visit her cousin, Geo. M. Sink, and family. C. L. McCain, of Jonesboro, called on our merchants Wednes day in the interest of the Ham ilton-Brown Shoe Company. Wm. Hooker left Tuesday night for St. Louis and Chicago to buy the fall and winter goods for the Bailey Mercantile Co. Mrs. R. W. Bandy and daugh ter, Miss Imogene, returned Wednesday from a delightful ten days’ visit to the world’s fair. Misses Bulah and Irene Casey} of Mountain Home, were visitors: in the city a few hours Tuesday night going to the .world’s fair. Frank Lynn left) Tuesday for Augusta where he, will remain all week looking afljer the Singer Company’s business in that city. B. W. Stainback returned sev-; eral days ago from the fair. Mrs. Stainback and Miss Elizabeth Chavey remained for another week.» Jackson Chapter No. 40 Royal Arch Masons will meet Thursday evening to confer degrees, and a lunch will be served after this work. Mr. James Higgs, one of Tu pelo’s excellent young men*was in the city Wednesday, returning home from a week’s visit to Searcy. Mrs. Robt. West, of Diaz, re turned home Wednesday from Arkadelphia, where she pla:ed her son and daughter in Ouachita college. * The Governor passed through Newport Tuesday night enroute to the fair where he will partici pate in the celebration of Arkan sas day. Miss Hester Lynn Phillips will open a class in voice culture Oc tober 1st, and will be glad to meet at her home all who are in terested. 124dtf Mrs. Guy Brown and little son Linville, and Shuford Rheinhart, of Des Arc, left Wednesday morning for a week’s visit to the world’s fair. A. G. Anderson and wife and Misses Fannie, Lula and Irma Wolf expect to leave Sunday for a two weeks’ visit to the world’s fair city. Mrs. C. E. Crook and son, Clar-j ence, arrived home Wednesday morning from a several weeks’ rilnnormf X'lQlf frv folks at Dyersburg, Tenn. Misses Emma Sanders, Fannie Moore and Marcie Rice, of Sul phur Rock, passed through New port Tuesday night enroute home from a week’s visit to the fair. Mr. J. A. Kaneaster made his bond yesterday in a very short time and will enter upon his du ties as sheriff as soon as his com mission arrives.—Batesville Bee. We are now prepared to do all kinds of tin work, having two of the best tin ners in the city. Wolff-Goldman Merc. Co. Mesdames Robert Neill and R. R. Case and Misses Esther Neill and Mary Case of Batesville, were guests at the home of S. R.; Phillips Tuesday on their way to j the fair. Esquire Guy Smith united in the holy bonds of matrimony Tuesday the hands, hearts and fortunes of Evan Goodman and Miss Alice Williamson, both of Auvergne. Misses Katie and Rina Price, Bessie Buford, Mary Bailey and Cora West left Wednesday on No. 7 for Searcy, where they will enter Willis Institute. They j were accompanied by Mrs. W. R Thomnson. B. B. Bond and daughter An toinette returned Tuesday night from a visit to the fair. Mrs. Borfd, who is visiting her friend, Mrs. John McKinney, will re main until Saturday. Judge Jno. T. Hicks of Little Rock was a passenger on No. 4 Wednesday and as Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge will partic- J ipate in the laying of the corner j stone of St. Paul’s church this afternoon at 5’clock. The Jonesboro board of health has notified Gollmar Bros, that legal action will be taken to pre vent their showing in that city on the date advertised, Sept. 30, owing to the presence of small pox in that section. Miss Marjorie Alexander, a teacher of stringed instruments \ at Maddox and Miss June Glenn came down from Batesville Tuesday night on their way to Little Rock, where Miss Glenn will reenter Maddox. Dr. R. G. Lightle and wife and Jno. V. Roberts came up from Searcy Tuesday night and were registered at the Hazel hotel. Dr. Lightle and Jno. Roberts left for Judsonia Wednesday morn ing, where the trial of Roberts takes place toddf. Jr Correct ClothesjorMen Do you dress well, and not too well ? —Lora Chesterfield to his son. You will always dress we 1 if you j| wear the clothes bearing this label ^IJifcd (benjamin MAKERS ft NEW Y°RK €][ Equal to fine cuStom-made in all but price. €| The makers’ guarantee, and ours, with every garment. We are Exclusive Agents in this city. Harry Geirgerman, vice-presi dent of the Berliner, Strauss & Meyer Company of New York City, spent Wednesday in the city. Joseph Lewis was tried by Justice Guy Smith Tuesday for carrying a pistol and upon con viction was fined $50.00 and costs. Mrs. J. C. Herron, after a long visit with relatives in Indianapo lis, left Tuesday for St. Louis to see the fair and expects to re turn to Newport Saturday. Wanted—At once at our mill camp on the Batesville branch, four miles from Newport, 25 to 50 teams to haul cypress logs. Can easily make $4 per day with single teams. For furthur par ticulars call at office of Muirhead Shingle Co., Newport, Ark. 15btf Jno. W. Ferrell and wife and two daughters, Misses Ida and Amie, came down from Bates ville Tuesday night. The two young ladies were enroute to St. Louis where they will enter school. They were the guests while here of Misses Katie and Rina Price. The clouds don’t seem much inclined to blow away, though the rainfall thus far has been Hght. For four rainy days the government register shows only .43 of an inch though the Jack son county register, very muddy roads, would indicate a much greater precipitation. . . 1 T-» • 1 1 _ Artnur duwik, wnu nas pui chased the interest of his part ner, Ray Pace, will continue in business at the old stand. He is an industrious and deserving young man and will doubtless continue to do a good business. Mr. Pace’s many friends hope that he may continue to make Newport his home. Little Rock is greatly agitated by the announcement of the birth of a four-legged chicken, the property of Mr. L. F. Wilson. The Gazette heralds this addition to freakdom as ‘ ‘an awful men ace to the happiness of the hu man race,” for “even now a dish of fowl seems to contain about twelve legs to one breast” and just think of how much garden seed this type of a neighbor’s chicken may scratch up. ” These soul-stirring lamentations call forth the sympathy of the whole statg and may yet land the apos trophized chicken within the tented walls of the side-show and thus prevent a most useful and savoury biped from becom ing a nuisance. fc School time again. The boy must have a new pair of pants or suit. See the big assortment at Chas. Meyers’ Great Bargain Store. 20 tf 1 Southern Hotel, RA VENDEN SPRINGS, ARK. Is now open and ready FOR SUMMER GUESTS. I - Rates $7.00 per Week. The most beautiful Home Resor in the State of Arkansas. — UTHIA WATERS* CHAS. R HITE I Farm, City and Timber Lands Bought and Sold. Farm Insurance Notary Public. Will Pay Your Taxes. Call or write, No. 107 Hazel street, Newport, Ark. WOOD & HUMPHREYS Art and Frame Company Enlarge Portraits in Oil, Water Colors, Pastel Sepirose, Crayon and Sepia. Guarantee Satisfaction. BRADFORD, - ARKANSAS. DR. CHAS. E. CARROLL j Gives special attention to Crown and Bridge Work, | And correction of Irregularities I of the Teeth. Office Watson Bldg. Phonb, 63. Newport, - Arkansas. DR. IRA H. ERWIN EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT.. OFFICE-8 and 9 Wishon Building NEWPORT, ARK. Jack Jones The Crack Barber, keeps a neat and busy little shop. Upper end of Front street. Expert tonsorial ists. Easy shaves and the best haircuts. Our * work pleases. “Come on, ye stubby beards.” ___ W. S. Hubble, UNDERTAKER. Opposite County Jail. Coffins, Caskets, Bur ial Robes and General ✓ Undertaker’s Supplies. i PRICES reasonable! 1 A share of your patronage is solicited. Long Distance Phone, 119. WORLD’S FAIR RATES. Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 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 i to Nov. 15th, Final return Jimit Dec 15, 1904. Thos. H. Reamey, Agt. i _-- ^a——a. Tf/rst na tional bank I Newport, Arkansas. I Under the supervision of the United States Government. I PAID IN CAPITAL $50,000.00 | SURPLUS - - - * 5,000.00 I Deposits in sums of one dollar and upwards will be re ceived-the same careful attention is extended both small and large depositors. ^ ========= OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS: T. J. Graham W. A- J°yce Sigmond Wolff ^ Jos. S. Harvey J. W. Ferrill I T. J. Watson, J- 0. Taylor G. W. Hurley, ; President. vice-Pres. W. A. Billingsley, F. A. Jones, Cashier. 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The cost to produce aiperfect Kimball scale has been no less than that of 0^ J tj,e I recognized artistic pianos of Ihe world, yet because of the advantages of the lar8at „t 1 from any factory, we are abl to sell the Kimball at a very moderate price, ttualily I 'll The Kimball system and easspayment plan brings it within reach of all. ** I I Call or write for Catalogues, prices and terms. I 1 ESTABLISHED *853. I 1 Hollenberg Music Co., I Factory 317 Main Street, Little \ Warerooms 243 Wabash Avenue, Chica^°‘ \ JOB PRINTING PRINTING offiices in Jackson county. Bring * Y Printing and let us quote you our prices.