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W kills^h|S wife L -hot And Killed His EnW Night In v.l V jage Township. SS^Bi^njev, a negro owning a —section of _ Mi'iniiP end «1>» »ls0 ^Ktract of the Holden farm, ’se^B J killed his wife near «■£.** s o'clock Tues hater Con^y B, ftP«rt6<i lhilt feeli”! m was Very strong against «... -p,] that he surrendered M;re protection and avoid B’leS wife, another negress Kid were going toward the K, church near his home, M-tis alleged that Conley K|ed oat of the weeds along Kjood side and shot his wife . .Busload from a ten gauge; causing death instant IBley gives no reason tor nis : scept that his wife wouldn’t !»at he told her to do. Coro ohn Melville was notified rent to the scene of the ; jug, where he conducted an i st Wednesday. ,eagae Bail Prospects, il io Independent. , tie Rock, Aug. 20.— The ! of articles of incorpora-, or the Dixie Baseball Lea-, with Little Rock a fran-j holder in the organization,' creating any great excite in Little Rock, for the peo 10 are interested in sport-, rents in the Capital City ' pen this movement with ! :e. They do not expect! league to start, much less | , and their only hope for 11 is a purchased fran-! n the Southern League, i estate dealers in Little , leny that overtures have lade for long leases on the 1 esirable plots in the city, j is an indication that the ; irectors have not made an :o gain a foothold. a uuse iinaiysis oi me Miua E makes the franchise of the _ emphis Southern League Club ie bone of contention. The hole movement is supposed to ; !an effort to force the present1 mers there to sell for a price ss than that they have now aced upon it. Little Rock has not had base ill for three years, but it does it want unorganized baseball. Victim of Holy Rollers. Cotter, Aug. Id.—Monk Cook, young married man of this ace, became mentally derang lSunday, and it is now thought 6 will be taken to the Hospital E Nervous Diseases at Little ack. Cook has an insane de K to kill himself or his chil ®i and authorities here think s is dangerous He has an hal Kination that he is lost and has ;° chance to be saved. He con inuaily says, “something has to *done”. Owing to the absence the county judge from the ®unty. the sheriff ordered a ^ placed over him here. J00* lias been attending Holy meetings. I Pint ev.u-L . Dock. dock was con* n 1708. Harry Thaw Captured Sherbrooke, Que., Aug. 19.— Harry K. Thaw, cut short in his flight from the State Hospital for the Criminal Insane at Mat teawan, N. Y., by arrest today at :the village of St. Hermenengild de Garford, just over the inter | national line from New Hamp : shire, prepared in his cell in the | county jail here tonight to fight against being sent back to the United States. Thaw faces deportation on the ground that he is an undesirable alien, an extradition on a war rant charging him with bribery. The warrant already issued in New York skate for his arrest on a charge of conspiracy, will not suffice to extradite him, in the opinion of local authorities. These authorities received word tonight that the district attorney of Duchess county, in which Matteawan is located, was on his way here prepared to swear to a warrant charging Thaw with bribery7—an extraditable offense —if necessary. To Study Missouri Methods. Special to Independent. Little Rock, Aug. 20.— E. A. Kingsley, engineer of the State Highway Department, has gone to Jefferson City, Missouri, to attend the two days good roads building in that state. He will study the methods used by the farmers and bring them back to Arkansas for use in the same sore of a jubilee which will be held in this state early next month Supt. Kingsley is an old road builder of Missouri, and years ago brought their methods to Arkansas. He is now looking' for improvements but before he left the state he expressed doubt that Missouri could do more than come to Arkansas to learn lessons, after the number, of good roads that have been | built in this state within the j past two years. Moving Pictures at the Opera House 18 Reels Per Week. THE FACE AT THE WINDOW Rollins is a foreman at a saw mill. His friend dies and intrusts his daughter in his. care. A roust about at the mill plans to rob Rollins. The girl captures him at the point of a revolver. Fea turing Jas- B. Ross, Earl Fox and Irene Boyle. KALEM THE CAPTURE OF A WILD CAT This picture was taken m the ■wilds of Colorado and shows the chase and capture of a vicious and full-grown wild cat. Descript ive—EDI SON RULE THYSELF Trying to learn to control his temper, he kicks his wife’s rich brother out of the house. A good comedy—EDISON A GAMBLER’S HEART, Jack Hurley, a gambler, loves Kitty Holmes. Her brother is a mine superintendent. See how the gambler saves them from a terrible death on the desert. Western—MELIES Fm:r Extra Good Pictures and ' Good Music By the Orchestra. ! -- , ADMISSION 5c and 10c OLDFILD ENTERS SENATORIAL RACE Popular Congressman Will As pire to Senate As Clarke’s Successor. ! Special to Independent. Little Rock, Aug. 20.— An un expected entry in the Senatorial race came from under cover Tuesday afternoon, when it was authentically stated that W. A. Oldfield. Congressman from the Second District of Arkansas, would be a candidate for the to ga. Former Governor G. W. Dona ghey has definitely announce^ that he is to be a candidate, and Associate Justice W. F. Kirby of the Supreme Court, has made equally emphatic announcement. Smead Powell of Camden is a prospective candidate. The friends of Congressman Old field. state he will positively be a candidate if three enter the race. Why Leave the State for a Mus ical Education. The Little Rock Conservatory of Music offers superior advan tages in Piano, Pipe Organ, > Voice, Harmony and History of Music. Certificate-diplomas are given at the completion of the course in any subject. The well known musicians, Mrs. Effie Cline-Fones, Martha May Cline and Sarah Yancey Cline are at the head of the conservatory, and the high standard of their work is reflected and maintained in every department. The conservatory offers ad vantages equal to, if not supe rior to those found in much larg er musical centers. It is happi ly located in the Capital city, where there are other education al opportunities not excelled elsewhere in the state. Write for full particulars before decid ing where to spend the winter. Address, Little Rock Conserva tory of Music, Eighth and Main Streets, Little Rock. Swimmer Had Close Call. Pocahontas, Aug. 19.—John Carter, manager of the R. D. Haber Commission 'Company, had a narrcwescape from drown ing here yesterday. Had it not been for the occupants of a nearby houseboat w’ho went to his rescue, with a skiff, he would have lost his life. Carter was on a long distance swim with a number of other -wimmers and had been swim ming for some time when he grew tired and got quite a dis tance behind his companions, thinking to rest blit he was in deep water and had to battle with a swift current. Carter found himself completely ex hausted and made for an old barge. On reaching it he was unable to land or call for help, j and went under. He got hold of 'a fishing pole sticking out of the ! barge. He pulled it into the water and at that time the at tention of the fishermen on the bank was attracted and they reached him just in time. J j Pet Monkey Now At Large. While none of the lions, leo pards, panthers or boa constric tors of anv menagerie are known to have escaped from captivity in this section, quite a local sen sation has been aroused over the discovers of a denizen of 1'Ka in +he sltape of a small monkey ■ being found at large in this :ty. And the enjoyment of freedom is so intoxicating and hilarious to his monkeyship that he has thus far resisted all effort> put forth to capture or bait him nee more into chains or irons Tuesday, he was seen i y 1 ar Usle Heard and other residents on Newport Avenue, but in each case went ir:t< hiding bef re his pursuers could reach him. Later he was seen on Hazel street by member' of Con Dean'- amily and that night, ne seems to have found refuge in St. Paul-' church, where he was di.-eov, red next morning, having li. the meanwhile torn up a number o 1 prayer books and hymnal' and j knocked several vases from the j altar. He had entered the build- j ing through a window r. the Sunday school room and then as cended the stair to the church proper. While the damage done is slight, a timely discovery of his presence was all that pre- j vented further manifestation, I and results of his sacriligious na-1 ture. That man’s fear of a Cod 1 and reverence of a c-hurcH is her-! editary from such ancestry finds r _ '’nnov'l r* ♦ !r> nr-yr,r L v v w ~~'Z- ' . | monkey. 1 The little fellow could not be | lured into any one’s hands and ! the last seen of him, was when ! he took refuge under the Baptist1 church. He is reported to have beep owned by a man and a wo man, who are traveling through this section in a wagon and mak ing a business of repairing ..stoves. Two Children Treated. Special to Independent. Little Rock, Aug. 20.—Two children, bitten by dogs, and supposed to be suffering with hydrophobia, are now being treated by the State Board of Health in Little Rock. The treatment is being administered , free of cost, as will all other cas- j es where an appeal is made to J the Board. One of the patients : is from Texarkana, and *■’ r >* from Little Rock. The r<=^” j lar Pasteur treatment is being i given. Miss Emma Bateman of Elmo joined the housepartv of Mrs. N. B. Wishon's. OOOOOOCOOCOC«OCXXX>C¥X>C<XXX>C TF( KERMAN NEWS. C<^CXX.OC<:g,<XXX.OCXD<XXXX>Cv>OC'C' S W. Harvy spent a few the first of the week in Nash Yille. Tennessee, on business. Miss Lola Scott left Sundav ‘or Swifton. She has a school neat Swifton. 1 i. I.. Smith and wife left Sun day liight for St. Louis when they will buy a large stock of goods for R. II. Hunter A- Co. Col. James Johnson of New port spent Sunday in our town Mr. A. .1. Coetz. the rice man. has let the contract to Mr. A. It. Amderson, the local contractor, for a. So,000 residence, to be built on his rice plantation, a few miles east of Tuckerman, and when completed, will be the fin est farm house in the county. R. F. Riggers, who has been vis iting his relatives in this coun ty for several days, left Monday night for Texas. The Jackson County Realty Company with an office in Tuck erman, will find you a buyer for your farm. If you have a farm 1 fnv vmIp and if vrm want to bnv one, see Judson N. Hout al the! post office and he will talk the I matter over with you. w.tf. I T. H. Dowell and Grover Jer- i nigan left one day last week in j Mr- Dowell's car for Sharp court- j ty. Mrs. J. S. Cash, who for some ! time ha - been visiting Mrs. Earl Holt of this city, left Monday for her home. Mrs. J. W. Lindley and Mrs- J. W. C. Gardner and Miss Johnnie Gardner of Kenyon spent Tues day in this town with Mrs. F. W Hardgraves. C. E. Harrison, with his wife and little girl, W. S. Armstrong and wife and Otis Armstrong left Monday night for St. Louis where they will buy their fall and winter stock of goods. Mr. Will Allen has accepted a position with E. D. Gardner as clerk in his store. Dr. K. K. Kimberlin left Mon-, day for the Southern part of the United States. Bro. W. P. Talkington and family came in home Saturday from White county, where Bro. Talkington has been engaged in a revival meeting. He states tli 'h« nad fim meeting ami his liealt !i i s better i. I\ el \ I (.ti ll iillsim ss Mill 'to, i, for ..I, Apply t ( » A D. M illei. 1 ,i I . i man. Xrk. ‘JOw.'tt AIiv I urn I in ie, ami Mrs. Alag gie Al»-1,am v,el-, married in New poll one ,|..\ la -1 e< I A! r - Ale La in i ibe w id,n\ if the late Henry AlcLain, I li.vii g pure I < d t I'm nei He taurart and od. fiMintain, in t In i iardnei building, I oheit t lie pat ronage of friend' ai d t lie j*ii i,1 it*. S. L. I logit ‘Jlhv I I'.. L. Herndon, wlio is teaeliing near < Irubb', va m our tov • Sunda\. Mr. I*o\\ell < iardm r of Kcn\ o i spent a lew limir - in tin- tm Sunday. AIiss Mildred Jordan, who ha . been visiting her sister. Mrs. R. 11. Hunter, in this town, tor sev eral days, left Sat unlay for her home in Little Roek. The letter Judge Mitchell wrote to (lie governor for the respite id’ Odus Davidson sounded more life it was intended to arouse Hh‘ , wernor s anger than to in duce him to respite a man. The letter reflects more on Mitchell than it does upon llavs. Per haps the governor ought to have granted the brief respite, but that dot's not mean that lie should have been insulted about it.—Bate1 ville < hoard,. Medical Department Increases. Special to Independent.. Little Rock, Aug. 20—The medical department of the Uni versity of Arkansas will open in Little Rock Sept. 15, and the prospects are that over 200 stu dents will enter. The depart ment, which is housed in the old State House, has added four rooms to its laboratory, and there will be two new instruct ors in this department from Chicago. There will be a meeting of the executive committee, Mrs. W. B. Crossland, Mrs. C. R. Hite and Mrs. W. B. Grant of the School Improvement Association at 8 o’clock this evening at the home of Mrs. S. R. Phillips. Mrs. J. I. Sturdivant of New ark was shopping in our city this morning. Reductions on All Men s Summer Apparel This is the month when most of our “House Clean ing” is done and hence the month when Valurs are at their height. Such merchandise as we offer is seldom buyable for so little. ‘Avail Yourself of the opportunity Radical Reductions On “CL \PP OXFORDS * CROW N TROUSERS “REGAL OXFORDS'’ “SUMMER CLOTHING’ SSS “ONYX SILK HOSIERY"