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Conway Loo Cabin. PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY j. w. rtu>*«mi.i.. mm. J. w tuntKBmu.. THE CONWAY PRINTING CO. Printers and Publishers. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, $1 A YEAH. DEMOCRATIC TICKET. For President, Wm. J. Bryan, For Vice-President, Adlai E. Stkvknson. United States Senate, Jas. H. Bkrky, For Congress, Hugh A. Dinsmore. Ter.-eent cotton and sixteen dol lar seed is not so had. One hundred and forty-three thousand votes is not .such a small consideration, is it Mr. Hanna? Colleges over the state are hav ing successful openings. Hendrix and Central will not be behind in their attendance this year. We are under obligations to Johnson County Fair Association for a complimentary season ticket to their fair, which will be held at Clarksville, October 9 to 12. t,ater and more definite accounts of the Galveston horror shows that the first reports were not exaggera ted and, sad to say, the earlier es timates did not cover the terrible loss of life and property suffered in that city. Hundreds have been buried or burned without even an attempt at identification, and no one will ever know how many were killed. But this dreadful oc currence has its bright side. It has served to bring out the real sympathy and generosity of the American people and has fittingly answered the question, “Who is my neighbor. ’ ’ Attorney-General Jeff Davis has set at rest the contention the oppo nents of the road tax have had that1 the law requires a majority of the votes cast in the election instead of a majority of votes cast upon that subject. If they were right in their contention a number of counties in which the road tax car ried would have been lost to the tax, because of the large number of electors who failed to vote. Mr. Davis, after citing several authori ties on the subject, says, “I am, therefore, clearly of the opinion that the question is to be deter mined by a majority of the voters voting upon that subject.” It was a silly construction of the act from the beginning and Mr. Davis’ opin ion has settled the dispute. In justice to the board of equali zation, it should be stated that while the raising of the assess ments in the county $10,600 means only $53 additional taxes to the county itself, the school tax and state tax of 5 mills each are to be added to that amount. It should have been evident to any one who took the trouble to read the article ■'■—-garekiHy that the figures were giv en merely to show how much the session of the equalization board had benefitted the county alone, and, as it is out of the question to consider such a board as an insti tution to make more money for the county instead of one to equal ize assessments, the bare statement of what is the result of the pro ceedings of the board should not be taken to be a criticism of its work. St Louis Exposition, Sept. 17, to Oct. 20, 1900, at one and one third fare for round trip. St. Louis Fair, Oct. 1 to 6, 1900, at one fare for round trip. J. W. James, Agt. TOWNSHIP OFFICERS. Magistrates and Constables Elected for the Next Two Years. Following is a list of the justices of the peace and constables of Faulkner county, who were elect ed at the late general election. The first two names after the town - ship given are those of the justices of the peace: the third name is that of the constable. Benton—J. T. Blessing, I). F. Livingston, J. H. Martin. Benedict—A. A. Moseley, J. F. Rainey, B. L. Lavender. Bristol—'W. G. Richards, Jesse Atkisson, M. N. Strickland. Cadron—Iv O. Browning, IT. H. Propst, J. H. Harrell. California—T. J. Rowlett, B. L. Herring, P. J. Henry. Clifton—W. K. Gately, I. S. Ball, J. L. Salter. Cypress—J. A. Bush, V. Fort ner, J. W. Wright. Danley—J. J. Cullom, f. I.. Daniels, Win. Zones. Eagle—W. S. Shaw, A. K. \V il lterson, J. B. Honea. East Fork—J. H. Bailey, J. B. Tilly, E. S. Vaden. Hardin—B. F. Spires, J. J. Dickens, J. II. Mayhew. Ilai ve—J. W. Hancock, A. Lew elling, A. J. McDaniel. Matthews—J. K. Hoggard, W. C. Gore. P. A. Hyatt. Mt. Vernon—R. R. Kirby, J- R Maddox, K. D. Carmichael. Muddy Bayou—W. M. Harper, R. F. Anthony, H. T. Grimes. Newton—A. E. Hendricks, J. E. Stanley, N. C. Graham. Palarm—J. H. Sowell, J. F. Hartley, J. L,. Vaughn. Pierce Creek—J. P. Bullion, J. F. Martin, H. L. Martin. Stone—R. H. Jones, E. I- King, J. A. Crye. Union—T. L. McMillen, A. L. Nichols, C. O. Payne. Walker—E. L. Smith, M. B. Lynn, A. Bradley. Wilson—C. S. Harrell, J. W. Brady, J. J. Fortson. Letter From Jno. T. Young. Judge W. H. Duncan received the following letter from Hon. Jno. T. Young a few days since: Chicago, September 15, 1900. W. H. Duncan, Conway, Ark. I have nothing from Conway and would be glad to have a letter from you at your leisure. I suppose the ticket won and ain yet blissfully ignorant of Jeff’s ma jority. How about it? The pot is beginning to boil here. Next week the campaign will open in Illinois in dead earnest. Both sides are in earnest in their belief that they can get the 24 votes of this state and both I think feel that they must have them. There are two things here that may lose us the state. 1 st. The Debs vote. 2nd. Coercion by employers of labor. The men are for Bryan or Debs, but coercion may cost us the state. Leaders here say the support of “Golden Rule’’ Jones makes Ohio sure for us. I hope it is true. Senator and Mrs. Jones had me up to luncheon at the Auditorium last Sunday to meet Mr. Bryan. He and I sat opposite at the table. Of course I felt as if I had “riz’’ in the world. I have lots of work and very lit tle pay, but I take in the sights at times. Went to Milwaukee and expect to go to Michigan. hefi\re the campaign is over. I wish I could tell you some thing definite about the campaign, but I guess you know as much about it as I do. Your Friend, Jno. T. Young. C. N We Keep... Everything in the Grocery Line C. N. MENTY .We keep the delicacies for the table as well as the more substantial articles of food. We watch the market continually and take every advantage of low prices and excellent quality. We cater to the trade of the farmer as well as to that of the city dweller and give careful personal attention to every order entrusted to us. Give us a trial order that we may show you our man ner of doing business. We have at all times the very best of Staple and Fancy Groceries. Call at the store or telephone us—Phone No. 36. MENTY --~ 1 .. NEWS OF ARKANSAS. Hew Express TsiSf. The railroad coinmia'-ion has pul into effect Express tariff No. I, up plying on merchandise and pvopcr I; transacted between points in Ar kansas. This tariff supercedes and cancels all tariffs of express rates now in force and operative between punts in this state, except such spe • iul rates established by express companies as are lower than thj rates prescribed in this tariff. Column headed Xo. 2 applies on shipments classed as “general spe f-’nls.” except sfticli as arc given in columns 3, 4 and 5. Column- headed Xo. 1 applies on shipments of green fruit, including berries and grapes. Column headed Xo. 4 applies on shipments of melons and coarse vegetables. Column headed Xo. 5 applies on shipments of ice. Class Rates per 100 Pounds. # 40 «P0 1 10 $ 40 40 40 50 6 80 I 10 i yr>jt 1 501 85 l 50 1 85 I 75 I 50 I 30 35 40 45 00 00 1 oo 1 00 l 00 1 251 I 30 35 40 45 40 60 75 1 00 I 00 1 00 !l 25 DISTANCE—Miles. 40 and fiO und 75 and 100 and 150 and 200 an«l 250 and 3c.O and 8.4) and 4o0 and 450 and under_ over 40., over 50., over 75., over 100., over 150., over 200. over 250.. over 300., over 850., over 41X). Joint rates for transportation of articles between points in Arkansas by two or more express companies shall be made by adding together the regular mileage rates herein prescribed for application to and from points of interchange bv ex press companies, and then deduct ing from the sum thus obtained ten (10) per cent of such sum, pro vided: That when a special rate to or from a point of interchange is less than 90 per cent of the regu lar mileage rate, then such special rate entire shall be employed in con nection with 90 per cent of the reg ular mileage rates applicable over the balance of the route, in making the joint rate. That when a joint rate between two points is lower than that made under this rule, such lower rate shall govern. When two or more routes of ex press are in operation between ship ping point and destination, the low est rate applicable by any of such routes shall be adopted by the other express companies accepting ship ments for transportation between inch points. Charged With Horse Stealing. George T. Phillips, who claims to be an insurance agent, stockman, lumberman, or most anything else to mit the occasion, was captured in Montgomery county a few days ago oy a Pulaski county officer, who pur sued the man all the way from Lit tle Rock across the country. Phil lips went to a liveryman in Little Rock and hired a double team, stat ing that he would drive to a small town on business and return at night. Rut Phillips never came back, and a warrant was sworn out, charging him with horse stealing. When arrested be was still in pos session of the team, although he tried at several points to dispose of it. It is believed that Phillips is a smooth crook, and is wanted else wheiWthnn in Pulaski county. Row at a Colored Dance. A shooting affray at a colored dance near Harrisburg resulted in the death of Clyde Newsom and the wounding of Dan Crenshaw. Rad blood had existed between the two men for some time, and when they mot at the dance they soon started a quarrel, both men drawing weap ons and firing simultaneously. New som was shot through the heart and Crenshaw received three llesb wounds. Mysteriously Disappears. Chas. Crockett, a well known druggist of Fort Smith, disappeared several days ago, and all efforts to locate hiift have proven unsuecess iful. From Fort Smith he went to Fayetteville, and after spending one day with his family, disap peared as mysteriously as he did from Fort Smith. Three Hen Poisoned. Three railroad employes working »iear Melbourne purchas 'd a keg of |beer and took it to their camp. Each drank a small quantity of the beer and died in a few minutes. When the head of the beer keg was knocked out a dead copperhead snake was found in it. W. H. Miller, a postal clerk on the Cotton Belt, fell dead at Tex arkana. Population of Little Rock. The population of the city of Lit tle Rock, us officially announced by the census bureau, is 38,307. Lit tle Rock’s population in 1880 was 13,138, and in 1890, 25,874. In crease the past ten years, 12,433, 09 48.05 per cent. The commissioner of agriculture is in the western part of the states collecting fruit to be forwarded to the Paris exposition. * Kil’sil By-tho Cars. Fred Hanger, « piominent Lit tle Rock business man. was run over »ik1 tilled by the cars at a point il'Oui seven miles from Liule block m the Fort Smith road. Mr. Hang er owned a quarry a fci.iv hundred lards from the main track, to which runs a short spur. Laborers were luring some flat cars with stone. v, h. n one of the car.-, got loose and oar ed down the steep incline to ^ ard the main lire. Mr. Hanger ; jumped on one of the ears and tried t > set the brake. Just as he got hold Lit lire brake the ears collided with two others on the track, the, jar fails!ng Hanger to lose his hold and le was pitched head foremost onto lap trick. Three loaded cars pass id over his body, and death was in stantaneous. He leaves a wife and '.vo young sons. Victims of the Galveston Tragedy. 11. M. Smith and family and the family of Mr. John R. f’ox, of Ifot Springs, it is feared were among the victims of the cyclone at Gal veston. The two families occupied adjoining cottages on the lieach. Mr. Smith left Hot Springs about a week before the disaster to join his family, and Mr. Cox was en route to the Gulf City, but was detained pi Houston on the night of the prim. Mr. Cox wired friends at Hot Springs from Galveston that I e had been unable to locate any member of his own or Mr. Smith’s family. R. M. Smith is grand mas ter of 1he Mn.ionic lodge of the state. Sein H. Nolly and wife and four children, of Hot Springs, were also ■na.w.ig the victims of the cyclone. Later nows confirms the report that Grand Master Smith and fam ily wore among the victims. Their bodies have not been recovered, and they were doubtless among the many who were cremated or buried at sea without identification. A Road to Paris. Says a special from Paris. Tot.: A party of surveyors for the exten sion of the Paris, Choctaw & Little Rock railroad, in connection with the Memphis & Hot Springs road, has completed a survey from Mena, Ark., to the mouth of Kiamitin river, and are now going back sur veying the line. The proposed ex tension from Mena is an enterprise of the property-owners of that place A road will be built bv Paris capi tal to connect with it. The right of way has all been secured from here to the river, and work will be gin in a few months. An Eventful Career. Sergeant Ben Morton, aged 22 rears, is now in the hospital at Fort Smith recovering from another amputation of an arm. He has had a most eventful career for one so young. He graduated from Har vard with honors, toured Europe on a bicycle, fought in the Spanish Ameriean war on the American side through the campaign of f'hieka manga, was mustered out with the •Second Arkansas at Little Roek, en listed in the regular army and went to the Philippines, where he lost an arm to a Filipino, after which he was unfit for duty and sent home with honors. Two Young Men Badly Injured. Eugene Mitchell, son of Capt. J. IV. Mitchell, and Clifton Moose, son of Judge W. L. Moose, met with a terrible accident at Morril ton. The young men were working at the round-press gin, and in some unknown manner they were both caught in the large east iron rollers and terribly mangled. Clifton Moose had both feet crushed to a pulp, and. Mitchell's right foot was mashed off at the ankle Physi cians amputated bnfli feet of Moose and the right leg of Mitchell. Young Counterfeiters. Thm> young men, whose ages range' from 1!» to 20 years, giving their names as J. It. Phillips, B It Wade anel J. T. Burr, of Cross county. were bound over bv a ITnit ud States commissioner at Helena to the federal grand jury. The young men are charged with coun terfeiting. They took copper cent pieces, covered them with some solu tion, making them look like silver, and passed them for 10c pieces. They were sent to Little Rock fo; safe keeping. . Col. Monroe’s Force. Hon. T. C. Monroe, auditor-elect of state, has made public hk. list of appointments to clerical posi tions in his office. Hon. John C. Colquitt, of Columbia county, will be chief clerk; Dr. Avery E. Moore, of Faulkner countv, chief bookkeep er ; Fat II. Miller, of Randolph county, assistant bookkeeper; H 1). Greene, of Monroe county, in surance clerk, and John R. Jobe, of Pope county, clerk of the stab: printing board. No Us* Loafing. _JT*here is a scarcity of cotton piek •rs in the sections where this sta ple is grown. Reports show that the cotton crop will be about one ilf of the average yield. The corn ;rop is about all gathered. BRIEF MEIJTIC2I. “TdnrshaU is now <-'»nn<-r*lt'il^Vi:h die oh!. ido world by (v-lop.ione. ‘nil1-.' ilork vt*fr>il I'Wf!-' hae .ir";nni: -'it for prolorlien a*'aiiist bed :i (lilor-. Ci-,, o', seed sold nt Texarkana j for *1 * |kt ion l i't week. A year i: 1 Tit", old lit fi./.'.l *. * to a.. ;Vji v Chare, aged t'O years. and SaniK jOa. pooler, aged ?0 | \ rs, v. re married at Beatonvilie i senile. AM r >gh it has l orn over a weak tin- state ehci’V.a, oflirial re ■ i ns have not l«vn made to the sec* rotary rf state from all the couti r-v.' The wife and daughter of L. W. J’vnn. of i'o't Smith. wore killed in jtho (lalvoston oatarirophe. 'flu la dies were veiling friend? in the fat ! od oily. \io.x Taylor, a bvakernan on the ]r n Mountain road, was killed nt Knnlei by being caught between the ilrnwhoads while in the act of mak ing a emiplimg. J. \Y. Kilo}', aged 1C years, died i Iro n injuries infliotod in the hoop mill at Priitek Kook. The lad was (.truck by a hoop thrown from a nja ch r.e, whish onterod his abdo’.non. Ghou'3 Got Their Deserts. While (ho work of disposing of the fond at Galveston has been com pleted, the actual number of vie | tints is not known, as it was impos sible under the circumstances to I correctly tabulate thep. Funds I from all parts of tbe world are i pouring info tbe stricken city, and the relief committees are doing all in llieir power for those left home less and destitute. The survivors conducted themselves heroically in ■(Torts to relieve the wounded and in giving proper attention to the dead. However, there were some few ex ception. When the citizens first or ganized a few of the worst element >f society held back, and when told I hat they were needed, declared they lid not have to work. When such movers were given (lie noise of it. eiiie rang out antiThere was ono less of this class to deal with. The les sen did not have to he repeated of mn. Whenever a thief was caught in In1 act of looting the guards fired, (ihouls prowled forth the first two niehts in numbers, and several of he.a were shot down. Most of hem v. re negroes of the lowest ai.-s. Several white men were de eded in the act of robbing tho 1: ad. They were arraigned before i vigilance committee, and the evi len.e was conclusive. In the pock ■ts of one was found boringod fin rers which had been cut from the •todies of dead women. Accompa nied by a small party of guards, these men were marched out to a lone spot on the bench. The report rf rilles rang out, and a few mo ments later (he guards returned without the prisoners. How many have been shot there is no means of ■stimating. Only verbal reports are made and no record has been kept except of those shot by order of court martial. Forty-three negroes caught with effects taken from dead bodies were tried by court martini and paid the penalty of their hein ous crimes with their lives. The United States war depart-j ment furnished as soon as a special | train eould make the run from St. Louis. 1,000 tents and 50,000 ra tions to the sutlers at Galveston. j Twenty prominent citizens of* Wriglii county. Missouri, have been indicted by tin grand jury for tak ing part in the Ivin i.ing of two sup posed thieus in April, 1S07. A deathbed confession of one of the parties who took part in the lynch ing led to the indictments. CASTOR IA For Infant* and Children. The Kind You Han Always Bought Signature of Send in your subscription. Tlie Kind Yon Have Always Bought, and which hM-fef en in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature #f ✓7 ~ and has been made under his pcr . y/Y/f-P—tf- sonal supervision since Its InOmey, /-Gt/cAtti Allow no one to deceive yon in this. All Counterfeits, Imitations and “ Just-a».good” are bob Experiments that trifto with and endanger the health of Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment, What is CASTORIA Castoria is a harmless substitute for pastor Oil, Pare goric, Drops nud Soothing Syrups, It is Pleasant* Jt contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotie substance. Its ago is its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind >. Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation ami Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Panacea—The Mother's Friend. GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS The Kind You Hare Always Bought In Use For Over 30 Years. VS OF THE WOiiM). President McKinley's letter of ac ceptance containc 1 about 11.000 words. John L. Sullivan declares the Corbett-McCoy fight in Now York City was a fake. The Pennsylvania railroad will lay a double track from Chicago to Logansport, Iml. St. Louis busin >ss man contrib uted liberally to the relief of Gal veston sufferers. Chicago sent a train of fifteen 'cars loaded with provisions and clo thing to Galveston. The Little ltock oil? council has passed an ordinaire" taxing “bucket shops'" •t-.rOO per annum. Prince Ching is reported as hav ing returned to Pc';in with author* itv from the emperor to treat for peace. It is thought tin flight of Kruger from the Transvaal will result in an early ending of the South Afri can war. A large number i f Japanese la borers employed in Idaho have been ordered to return to Japan for ser .ice in the army. News lias just been received of the murder by Boxers of sixteen Ainem.m missionaries at Fen Chu 1 ti during July. The Tinker element controlled the lute New York democratic eunven tii n and dictated the party nomi tres for '(ate otlio . Forest (ire.-, litre keen raging in tin* vicinity of Plymouth, Mass., fereral wfekr* destroying property to.tin- vah'e'.f $.'(!<>,000. 'V r*. 1 ‘little damage* was done hr ’■At at Sabine Pass and l’ort fFirst reports rent ojp wijjre *scT tTui i* ’ 1 '.rr-'T" townt had C to a great extent. »<«n. Chaffee has recommen k-i, that t'oh Daggett, Fourteenth U. S. infantry, he made a hrigadier-gen eral for gallantry in the attack of the gates of tl»« Imperial Tty of Chinn on August to. E\-President Cleveland has d-.» dined the president's appointment as a member of the international hoard of arbitration under the Hague treaty. Kt-l’rtsident It.tf.i fa? uoerpted the appo'iunent'.v < c pf the turn m ■ 1 •. m litc l ah d State.. i'll the 1ftfh C 1 ■.!••• V. W.ylliii:', ■! i W.NI. HARRELL & CO. CONWAY, ARK. Sell the Celebrated James & i THE j BEST WA60N MADE Graham Wagons make -preparations l.»r the with drawal of the Amcreoa f.rees from I , kin. Tin' war i! m i-inK-ut tuu taken -lops to hsr.e at Tukn a suf ficient number of twsp >rta to tv inovi' tin* troops to the l'liilippinei us soon as they reach the port. Tlirw ovilers arc proparntoty, nn<l do not luvessurrily indicate that the United States has Jee't'eJ Ii..ally upon an immediate withdrawal if troops from China, but is simply pi irk r herself in a position to do so should an agreement to that end lie reached among the powers. Twenty-five thousand people of <Inhesion have been left dependent on the charity of their more fortu nate fellow-beings, trim express through their liberal donations a willingness to hear the liunlej],.. Russian and Fremli troops in China have lueii committing the most frightful crimes upon women and children, and the Japanese commanders have .made a personal complaint to the Russian and French general* against these outrages. A-passenger train on the Bur lington rail read was held upunear Haigles, Neb., by a lone robber, who scoured about $100 from pas ton * rs. Ho made no eli'jit to rob the mail or express ears. Tin* Rockingham at Xnrragan ryt! Ficr, it. 1., one'of the finest ho tols on the New Kugl.aml coa-t, was destroyed by tiro «.u the FJth inst. Res id s thi' hotel, liir.v blocks of Im io. s- houses were consumed. The loss is placed at 9100,000. A special agent of (lie interior department, after a thorough in vestigation. repori.s that between $100,000 and $U.n.f!00 in fraudu lent warrants hnn toco issued by the Cherokee otlieiais. t!«n. Wheeler is now a private eiti;n-n with a salary >■ ■ <r»t f> . hi- i. vnrf fintrilW ea.t *:iu my' or •os- < n deprive him of l lei.ain ler his days. And I ■.■■■ d'.ole country feels that the to ucy Uvn well earned. A pah id has been granted to a. Ohio railroad limn on a dcvic ■ f>i ;u headlight on the rear end train-, which, when use,!, will lie th I uea.is of previ'tuiog so many real, id i llishojis t E. A. Bolton Nominated. Hon. E. A. Holton, of Conway, ' will be elected presidential elector from the Fifth congressional dis trict of Arkansas next November. He was the unanimous choice of the state democratic central com mittee, which met at Little Rock last “Friday to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Hon. John M. Tillman, of Fayetteville. Considerable distinction is at tached to the office of presidential elector and Mr. Bolton’s many frieuds are congratulating him on this well-deserved honor. The other presidential electors in the state are as follows: At I.arge—Sam M. Taylor of Jef ferson; B. B. Hudgins of Boone. First District—E. E. Morris of Clay. Second District—W. S. Goodwin of Bradley. Third District—J. M. Carter of j Miller. Fourth District—A. V. Covington >* of Johnson. Sixth District—Joe T. Robinson of Lonoke.