Tonight and Sunday unsettled,
HERE AND THERE j
^/Plain sewing, 414 Main St. 14db
Mrs. W. A. Mink is reported quite
sick with influenza.
Miss Sylla llarvey is at home at
Tuckerman for the week-end.
Chickens and Eggs at Snetser’s
Mrs. R. O. Norris of Pine Bluff
was at the Hazel hotel last night, go
ing to Tupelo to visit relatives.
Mrs. H. Clay Sanders is expected
home this evening from a ten days’ j
visit with friends in Texarkana.
F. Tonney, one of Swifton’s good
citizens, was in Newport looking af
t r business interests yesterday.
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For Sale—Ford car in good condi- j
tion. See Bert Snetser. 184dtf ,
Miss Thelma Hays has returned to
her work at San Antonio, Texas, af
ter a month’s visit to her father here.
Both Mr. and Mrs. T. .T. Gregg are J
improving slowly from their illness of
a week, but are unable to be out as ;
yet. „ i
cral bales have been marketed on the
streets here this week.
J. Whiter McDowell was here yes
terday and today on his return home
to Batesville from a several days
trip orut on the road for the R. J. Rey
nolds Tobacco Company.
Will Atway and Uriah Cole, two of
Tuckerman’s young business men,
with the Greenhaw Mercantile Com
pany, were here this morning on bus
iness for a short while.
James Denton, who is quite sick at
his room at the Hazel hotel, was not
thought to be any better this morn
ing. His mother arrived this morn
ing from Weiner to be with him.
J (linage ul all kinds handle!
Tomplly. 1’iiufie No. 10. Cheste.
Mr. and Mrs. Ransom Worrel have
both been quite sick since going to
their former home at Ash Flat on a
visit, but it is expected they will be
able to return in a day or two.
Miss Joyce Stone left on No. 3 yes
terday afternoon for Hot Springs to
spend the week-end with her father,
Mr. Stone of Mountain Grove, Mo.,
who is there on his annual visit to
the Vapor City.
Sweet Potatoes, Kraut, Mince
Meat, Chickens and F.ggs.—Bowen’s
Cash Store. 217dGt
Henry Isaacs, representing the
Norton-Berger Shoe Company of Lit
tle Rock, was here today interviewing
Chickens and Eggs at Snetser’s
The condition of Fred J. Smith was
thought to be some better this morn
ing. which is encouraging news to his
family and friends.
Misses Miriam McCord and Gertie
Brooks of Batesvillo are in the city,
guests of Miss McCord’s cousin,
Mrs. Myrtle Young.
Knox menus shoes cheap. Ill Wal
nut. street. dtf.
M. H. Allen, one of this paper’s
good friends of Bird township, called
at the Independent office today and
.subscribed another year for the
Miss Janet Henry leaves this even
ing for Indianapolis, where she re
enters school. Mr. Henry will ac
company his daughter as far as St.
WANTED—Nice clean rags at the
Cotton has dropped to twentty-five
cents on the local market, which is
about the lowest of the season. Sev
Gus Mosely of Alicia, who is wen
known in Newport, is critically ill at
Manitou, Colorado, where he has been
in a sanitarium for some time. Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Mosely of Alicia were
called this week to his bedside.
Miss Leah Jones will return from
Tuckerman this evening to spend
Sunday at home. The Tuckerman
school has lost so much time that they
are holding Saturday sessions in or
der to make up some of the time.
For Rent—Two furnished rooms
for light housekeeping. Apply Mrs.
L. B. Grant, 403 Leona St. 14dtf
Rev. and Mrs. Warner L. Forsyth,
who were married in our city one
week ago today, have arrived at their
some in Chattanooga, Tenn., and are
ready to go to housekeeping, so writes
the bride to her mother, Mrs. L. Mi
LOST—Between Newport and Diaz
:rank to Studebaker car. Finder
please return to W. F. Hurley.218d2t
Rev. Mr. Lyman-Wheaton is im
proving slowly from a severe illness
nut is not able to be up. His many
friends will be glad to know he is
improving and will welcome him on
the streets and in business houses
The Woman’s Missionary Society of
;he Methodist church will meet Mon
day afternoon at three o’clock and
every member of the church is urged
to be present as business necessitat
ing the presence of every member is
to come up for consideration
Just received a fresh stock of
Blanke’s Chockolates and Bon Bons—
no betfer candies made.—I. D. Price.
The barn of N. J. Glass at Grubbs
was destroyed by fire on Thursday
night of last week about 8 o’clock,
together with the building’s entire
contents, consisting of a considerable
amount of feedstuffs. Mr. Glass’s
loss is said to be about $700, with no
insurance. The origin of the fire is
C. A. Tucker of Grand Glaize was
here today to try and get Mrs. Spit
zer, the Red Cross nurse, to go to
Qrand Glaize and look after the in
fluenza patients that are there. Mr.
Tucker says the epidemic is worse
there now than at any previous time
this winter, as almost every home has
the disease in it.
House Wanted—Must be in best
part of city with all modern conven
iences. Six or seven rooms unfur
nished.—E. N. Thicksten, 317 Laurel
St. Phone 429. 214 ddt
W. F. Albright, formerly in the
bakery business in this city, is now
in the same business at Little Rock.
His brother and family, Mr. and Mrs.
A. E. Albright of Cave City, were
through here this week going to Lit
tle Rock to join his brother in busi
ness. Mr. A. E. Albright was former
ly cashier of the Bank of Cave City.
Senator and Mrs. Harry L. Ponder
and three sons were through here
Thursday afternoon from Walnut
Ridge en route to Little Rock, where
they will remain the two months of
the lgislature. Senator Ponder is a
candidate for president of the senate
with no opposition.
Kale, Green Onions, Spinach, Mus
tard, Radishes, Celery, Lettuce, Tur
nips, Greens, Sweet Potatoes, Cocoa
nut, Malaga Grapes and Fresh Oys
ters.—Snetser’s Grocery. 217d2t
Rev. W. C. Mitchell of the Baptist
church and Mrs. Mitchell will leave
Monday afternoon for Little Rock,
where they will spend two weeks at
tending the annual Bible school which
is held under the supervision of the
Southern Baptist convention, Other
members of the local church may at
The Woman’s Missionary Union of
the Baptist church were hostesses
Friday afternoon at a very delightful
business and social meeting com
bined. About all the members were
present and an excellent program on
China, as the subject, was rendered.
The program was interspersed with
music. Following the program a so
cial hour and a delightful lunch with
hot coffee was enjoyed by the ladies.
Carl Hecht, aged about twenty-six
years, who is a well known young
traveling salesman who has been
making Newport for several years,
died in St. Louis Wednesday ot tnis
week of influenza. He always came
with Harry Prinz, the two making
this territory together for the same
house, and last summer made this
state in their car. He was recently
married in St. Louis to a cousin of
Mrs. Norman C. Wolff.
C. J. Verret of Little Rock, district
sales manager for the Ozburn-Abston
& Company, wholesale dealers in au
tomobile accessories was here today
calling on trade and meeting friends
of his former home. Clarence, who
has just been released from service
with Uncle Sam, has been in the cav
alry on the the Mexican border for
almost a year, having received his
commission as first lieutenant. He
was delighted with the work and says
he’s a better man in every way,
weighing twenty-five pounds more
than he did a year ago. He says
Uncle Sam takes the best of care of
his boys and thinks in many ways the
training to the young men of the na
tion was the greatest thing in the
world for them. He also said the
Mexicans would have given this
country a great deal of trouble if the
coast had not been so well guarded
and might yet if they are not watched
Wounded severely, Benjamin F. Is
bell, Carlisle; Warden Coleman, Ar
den; James L. Pocahontas.
Killed in action, James L. Qualls,
Died of disease, Cornelius Johnson,
Mineral Springs; John Simpson,
Killed in action, previously reported
missing in action, Oscar G. Miles,
D. W. Griffith
“The Great Love”
A Patriotic and Inspiring Spectacle
The same cast and producers as in
“The Birth of a Nation99
Showing the love of a family above.all else
The cast includes
Henry B. Walthall
Geo. Fan celt <
Rose Mary Theby
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A wonderful p roduction in
First Show starts 7 p. m.—Second Show 8:45
Before greeting you with my best wishes
for a Happy and Prosperous New Year, please
let us individualize our heartiest congratula
tions upon being Americans and the great
peace of the world brought about by one
great merit and cc-operation.
Let us live up to our standard of fairness >
and successful prosecution of our great will
toward all mankind.
My policy in the future, as in the past
is that of giving and receiving full value, and
with still greater effort, I shall try to merit
your confidence and patronage SO that as ill the
past our co-operation shall be to our mutual
benefit. 1 wish to thank very kindly for past favors
and assure you of my great desire to continue my !
pleasant relations with greater promise for 1919.
Harry G. Brandenburg
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