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• 44 VOLUME IV. NEWPORT, ARKANSAS FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 1914. NUMBER 62.
> BOTH BRANCHES Of % HEIRS CLAIM EARM *r In Suit Brought By W. T. Ray and Mrs. Louella Brock Versus I. P. and Eliz abeth Ray. 4" The title to 280 acres of Jackson County land, known as the Ray farm south of Elgin and valued at $12,000 to $15,000 ♦is involved in a suit in chan cery court, heard Friday by Judge George T. Humphries in which W- T. Ray and Mrs. Lou £ ella Brock are sueing I- P. and ^ Elizabeth Ray for the farm in question. \ Plaintiffs are son and daugh ter of the late B. F. Ray by his first wife and allege that their mother supplied the money with which the farm was bought and that the land should have been ^conveyed to Mrs. Ray at the ^time of purchase and not to B. F- Ray and wife as it was con veyed. The result of the suit is large ly a matter of proof upon this point and a long list of deposi lions was heard by the court. Judge 0. W. Scarborough and Jno. B. McCaleb of Batesville represent plaintiffs and for the □defendants Stuckey & Stuckey are counsel DOCKET RECORD IN BRIEF •ft White River Land and Im \t provement Company versus Robert Pierson, replevin; re port of master confirmed and y fee of $25 allowed to master yTudge E- L. Boyce. ' Bank of Hickory Ridge ver ni sus A. B. Barber et al, foreclos ure; report of commissioner confirmed, deed ordered and commissioner allowed $20. y 'Y A. J. Hogue versus Rebecca Hogue, divorce; decree set aside upon motion of plaintiff. Albert Jackson et al, exparte, partition etc., decree of parti tion and lot 5, SW.!4 5-10-3 set gH aside as homestead of minor. J. ^ T- Hurst, P. A. Worley and J. H Walker (appointed commission ^ ers. , C. E. Green versus Ben F. ^ Green, divorce; decree granted. Myrtle Cullins versus Joe S. * Cullins, divorce; agreed order " with reference to the children. Imogene Williamson versus E. R. Williamson, divorce; de cree. ^ Junius McFadden, exparte; Moving Pictures ■ the Opera House ■ THE PERILS OF PAULINE The 4th, 5th and 6th chapter— this is the best serial story ever produced, featuring Pearl p.'White, Crane Wilbur and Paul Panzer. THE SLEEPING SENTINEL. ^ An extra good war drama (LUBIN) A CHANGE IN BAGGAGE CHECKS. . Featuring John Bunny and a. /Flora Finch. Inir (Comedy—VITAGRAPH) THE TRAIL OF THE SNAKE BAND “Featuring True Boardman anc Lee Willard. (Western—S. and A-) ' /As a special feature the I. O- O , x. orphans of Batesville wil give an entertainment immedi * ately after our regular show “Th? Perils of Pauline.” - ADMISSION 10 and 20 CENTS ■ —} vawter «y5tem HON. B. F. M'OONALD. No man is better equipped to fill the bill at Chautauqua than Hon. B. F. McDonald of Newark, O., who comes j to deliver his great serio-comic lecture | on "Moonshine.” McDonald is a lawyer of large prac tice and one of the most pleasing of platform lecturers. He has evolved a splendid address on some of the follies and foibles of modern thought and is able to make it take root in the minds of intelligent men and women. His method of treatment is humor ous, and he is a capital story teller, i who always amuses, hut never wouude his audience. I I [decree to remove disabilities as :to minority except as to selling j his ’ "ds. I In the matter of Joe Wright and Andrew Hamilton, minors by their next friend Susan Hamilton, petition granted. In the suit of Mrs- Pearl Law ler of St- Louis against John Lawler, the court gave plaintiff formerly the wife of defendant, judgment for $1,900 upon a note with 8 per cent interest from 1908, but allowed defendant credit for $1,450 in payments. Ira Mack represented the plain tiff and Campbell & Suits the j defendant. Hubert Daffron Drowned Hubert Daffron, 19 years old, son of E. Daffron, of Flippin, 'drowned in White river near J Denton’s Ferry last Sunday morning. 1 In company with several oth ers the young man was bathing in the river when he attempted [to swim across the stream. ’Members of the party were |watching him and while he was [swimming in the shallow part of the river, he called for help | At first his friends thought he | was trying to deceive them but jthey noticed the strange actions jin the water and made an effort A Lllf /mil 1/1 rmf C X tOV/UV wuw- v- v/ v» •« ” .reach him in time to save his 'life. Mr. Daffron was one of Flip pin’s most popular young men and was a nephew of Silas Daf ,fron, well known in Cotter.— Cotter Courier j - I have gone into tho contesi at the Palace Theatre to win and to win the $100, which hope to use to secure a furthei education. Will appreciate an> and all help in same. Vote foi :me. Yours Expecting to Win, 62d6t Rita "Whitten. Nutherland Waives Hearing. Charles Nutherland. the for clgner, who was taken to Bin Township Thursday for a pre l (luminary hearing on an assaul ■ charge, waived examinatioi ■ and was held to the grand jury , giving $1000 bond for his ap • pearance then. LORIMER BANK CLOSES ITS DOORS State Bank Examiner Takes Over One of Largest Banks of Chicago. United Press Dispatch. Chicago, 111., June 12. —The La Salle Street Trust and Sav ings Bank, known as the Wil liam Lorimer Bank, one of the | largest state banks of Chicago, ; closed its doors today and was placed in the hands of the state 'auditor, with Bank Examiner Harkin in charge. This institu tion has a paid up capital of a million dollars. In half an hour after its clos ing fifteen hundred excited de positors were clamoring for ad mission and one man on the twelfth floor of the building de liberately kicked out a large pane of glass, which fell with a crash into the crowd and in jured a dozen or more. The man escaped and his identity is unknown | State Bank Examiner Harkin ! at the same time closed the Illi nois State, the Ashland Twelfth State and the Broad |way State, small correspondent banks of the Lorimer institu lion. Examiner Harkm said i that he had been directed to ex amine these banks, and found it , not safe to keep them open this morning, but refused to give any other reason. None of the bank officials I | could be located, but a state ment is expected late today. The deposits of the La Salle Bank total more than $4,500, 000, according to Mr- Harkin, and the deposits of the others are unknown. Mr. Harkin said that he might permit the small er banks to reopen within a few days. NOTHING TO SAY. (United Press Dispatch. Springfield, 111., June 12.—The (office of the state auditor was not willing to discuss-the clos ing of the Lorimer banks and jin an official statement said ! merely that Examiner Harkin was authorized to close La Salle (Street Trust Savings Bank, “if tin his opinion, the condition ! warranted.” j Two Discharged—Two Are Held ; In the preliminary hearing be jfore Commissioner Parse at ,Batesville, W. H. Dyer and A. W. Anderson were discharged as there was no evidence against tnem to prove tne charge of the illegal sale of li quors. J. W. Wilson and W. L. Set tles were bound over on $200 bonds. Deputy Marshal Web ber was down again Friday and arrested Cull Knowles, Ira Best and George R. Wilson on charge jof illegal sale of liquors. ' | ' Thaw’s Nemesis Again Arises. • United Press Dispatch. r Washington, D. C., June 12— ’ Travers Jerome today filed £ brief in the supreme court foi the state of New York opposing ; Harry Thaw’s application foi release from custody upon bai [pending a Hearing of the ha - jbeas corpus apeal. i; - -! For Sale, t Pure bred Jersey cow, wifi i young calf. Price $60. The cal , | is worth the money. - ! 59b7. S. R. Phillips, i • • — I I SINGER WITH ORCHESTRA. Rollin M. Pease afid Dorothy M. ; Huston of Minneapolis are two noted vocalists who will sing at Chautauqua in connection with Perrante's Hunga ! rian Orchestra. Both of these.singers have won fame i ir high musical circles, and in the ; Twin Cities no musical program is con sidered complete that does not fin i their names enrolled. Mr. Pease and Miss Huston both do splendid solo work, and their duets are ■ olarveiously sweet and appealing. Their repertoire includes some of the high classics as well as a number of I popular songs of the day which will i l$e enjoyed by everybody. They will . a|ng accompanied by the entire orches tra. and it looks like a great comhina j tlon. -• .. ' ' ■ Protocol To Be Signed Next Week. United Press Dispatch. Washington, D. C., June 12.— Following a conference with President Wilson, Secretary Tu multy said that, “the President authorized me to say that the Mexican situation, so far as me diation is concerned, is very en couraging and the outlook very good” ; The Secretary would not go further, but let it be known that the President had received of ficial word from Carranza that i he would participate in the me diation proceedings. It is understood that Lamar informed President Wrilson to day that real progress was al ready made in the terms of the j peace protocol. 1 High officials believe the pro tocol will be signed by the mid dle of next week. WELL DESERVED The Praise That Comes From Thankful Newport People. j One kidney remedy has known merit. Newport people rely upon it. That remedy is Doan’s Kidney Pills. Newport testimony proves it reliable. J. A. Baird, 214 Main street, |Newport, Arkansas, says: “I have used Doan’s Kidney Pills and my experience has proven I their worth- Sometimes my jbak was in such bad shape that 1 could hardly straighten up af ter stooping. I had dizzy spells and headache and suffered from rheumatic pains in my limbs. Doan’s Kidney Pills re lieved me promptly. Now I al . ways keep a box of this remedy ihnnd and I never fail to get - good results when I take it. I During the past year I havn’t . noticed any backache or othei symptoms of kidney trouble." I ' Price 50c at all dealers. Don’t | simply ask for a kidney remedj j —get Doan’s Kidney Pills— th< f | same that Mr. Baird had- Fos jter-Milbura Co., props., Buffa ilo, New York. (Adv.j 1 . RIOTS RESUMED SCORESARE KILLED In Many Italian Cities In Con flicts Between Strikers and Soldiers. United Press Dispatch. Rome, Italy, June 12.—Seri ous rioting was resumed today in a half dozen cities which are centers of the general strike. In Naples troops fired upon the socialist demonstrators, killing one and wounding ten. At Ravena the strikers were dispersed at the point of a bay onet. Many cities are isolated, the strikers having cut the wires and wrecked the railroads and at Florence, Imola, Turin and other points it is known that ! desperate fights have occurred [and no doubt scores have been killed and wounded. — Male Help. Hustling men under 50 to in troduce our Memberships. $50 to $500 a month. Write quick/ I-L-U, Covington, Ky. It Sunday dinner 35c at our ta bles. Sent out, 50c.—The Cam ille Cafe. 62d2t Miss Gertrude Burton of Au vergne who has been visiting here institute week returned home this afternoon. Mrs. Henry Owen returned last evening from a very pleas ant visit to her parents, Rev. and Mrs. E. M. Pipkin at Arka delphia Caramel Nut Cream at the Camille. 62d2t Prominent Greek Killed. Special to Independent. Little Rock, June 12—Chas. N. Kumpuris, one of the mpst prominent and well-tq-do of the local Greek colony, was instant ly killed at 3 p. m. Thursday by an electric shock. He was vice president and general manager of the 0. K. Ice Cream Co., and was at work in his fac tory at 12th and Main. He was standing on a wet concrete floor, and grasped a live wire, causing practically instant death. Medical aid was sum moned, and a pulmotor used, but to no avail- Kumpuris was acknowledged one of the lead ers of the local Greeks j _ I Suffrage May Disrupt Federa 1 * ' tion. United Press Dispatch. Chicago, 111., June 12- — Threats of secession if the suf frage resolution is adopted are made by the antisuffrage dull women attending the genera! federation of women’s clubs iff the biennial convention today, and the ill feeling aroused over this issue may disrupt the or ganization. The suffragists are determin ed to have the Federation en dorse an equal franchise, and are confident that they have an overwhelming majority. The Federation machine, which here tofore has successfully blocked the suffrage assault, is indulg ing in a program of “watchful waiting”. | Saturday | | Special 1 | ONE DAY ONLY | || $6.50 and $7.00 Edwin! ! Clapp’ Patent Leather Oxfords! I $4.85 j || Speed Some to get your size. h I BERGER’S | |P ”ST*.fZ CLOTH/H G HOUSE- ggjj