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VOL. 3.
GREEN FOREST, ARK., THURSDAY. MARCH., 17, 1892.
NO. 2.
B*
A Taney City, Mo., Man Kills
His Wit© in Cold Blood.
A Brave Young Officer Kill
ed oy a Mob.
Tb,i ife SLnrkerer Lynched.
John Bngnt of Taney bity Mo.,
shot ami killed his wi e instantly
on Sunday tt, i«“t. It seeTns
(hat Bngnl »••*' J*hI< us of Ins wife,
and SuiidiV; morning when she
went to tin-' spring tor » bucket of
wider In conecaleu mrnselt with
his gun behind a quilt which was
hanging on a sapling near the
house, and as the wife returned he
*hot her through the body, death
coming msianlanef usly. I'becbil
V> Iren m *rd the shot. Shortly after
,,l ward hen turned to the house and
» u,Jd the children their mother bad
been shot He look ins gnu and
amunation and left i >r the woods.!
A posses of men including depuity
sheriff, George Williams, left
Forsyth Monday morning early
to make a search foriirighi, Annul J
dusk Monday evening tliey found j
him in the jungle about i*u m.ics
from his home. tiny hroiiglo
him to Forsyth and |dated him in
{Mil.
On last Saturday1 he was being
\ w
i ven
a prelimm.dry examination
‘asked
bat] a mob of a by jut seventy-kve
men marched .nio the
ourt mom and demanded the
deputy sheriff. George Williams, to
to cum the prisoner ov er to them, j
The officer resisted and one of tliej
mob drew- his gua and killed!
Williams instantly. The mob then
took charge ol the prisoner, ami
took him a short distance from
Forsyth and hanged bun.
Bright’s wife was a woman of a
good repute and highly respected
by her neighbors.
George Williams, the murdered
aherilf, was a personal iooinl m
our townsman, Froi. Phillips, Mi.
Phillips says he was as eiave an
officer and as fine a man as iiv. a
in Taney County. 1 he Professor
regrets very turnedlo near ot his
death.
An Outlaw’s Career Ended
•l Uvntfersou !*lii11i|>s of tkilUen, lu.,
I sltut and iwstaaily kilted last Naturuaj'.
Henderson Phillips was shot unit
, killed In Caleb Knwn at Croldon,
Mo., lasriiulurdav. A load ol
Uiuck >iu)l whs embed in’o Phillip#’
1 lead and body. Alter the shot was
JR red the horse rat annul >ne liun
f rired yards before the murdered
unto fell off, the hi rse was shot and
will also die. Phillip# and his non
y>t re passing near Browns’ house
v’ \ere Brown and his wife wen
iaring ground. They Were all
oyided with gins and only a lew
' rds were pasted until Browi.
<•:w bis gun anti fired the deadly
#>t. Phillips’ son, no doubt,
*uhi hare mad- things warm foi
tfin, hut ihewns wife leveled h i
i& on him »r.d narehed tiieyuun.
f >w on. Youig Phillips went
*h procured tin service <d the
■hiuff, who mnvdulcly proceeded
to -rest Brow and his wife,
j’b coroner’s jui- rendered a ver
diCtbat Phillip*mine to iiis diath
by tgun shot Iron the hande ot
<'abb Brown, frown’s wife is
loddas aiding in he murder.
Ifvs not knoWi to us to what led
\<o the fiiffieulty, but
I’l Blips is generv regarded an eul
'■‘tt'.r and it is fhOight by some that
r<>V n waj list (fable.
Pldiios had *tiree living wives,
•moi'g whom .re Sade Littrell
le- y also a brt her to the man
whojsl'i-t (,*nr "tov-n>man, L. E
iiaio. rt, dumb the late w.,r.
'Why Some Men are Idle.

About every week or no there
are labor meetings (so called) in
various cities, which are taken ad
vantage »t by socialistic orators
to assert that capital is getting into
the bands oi the tew, and that the
many :ire suffering in consequence
In justice to the legitimate labor
unions it should be explained that
they do not indmae this kind ot
talk, and that wherever the speak
er vents bii nihilistic or socialistic
opinions it is without the consent
of the honest working i »ople.
Still, there are in cities, Chicago1
especially, a numb r ot societies
that an* wnquestionuhl \ oa the
dynamite order, and when they
meet, is with tin* nvowd purpose
of showing, they claim, the dit
ference between capital and labor
Not long ago there was a meeting
ihere in which one < t the orators
annon ce<t that there were oU.OUO
men in ttiai niiy seeking work awl
Unable to find it. Some ot these
orators wisti the city to set these
men mi iviii h electing the streets,
and to pay there fair wages tor
their labor. Other “orators”
availed themselves ot the oppor
tu ily to aseml the tyrant capita
lists are to blame for the presenc*
ot so many idle men. The Clin age
Tribune denied at th# time ihe
correctness ot the assertion that
willing to
t iiiTr h •><* 000 fit and
work and yet unable to do so, and
a IvI-omI waiiMig
of tin* li her nt Illinois, who In t
vat . do not have to work for »
living, ln spend u 11mI< <>I 111cir |
dei> gV-teS
lime in taking a eaneiig ofthe miem-1
ployed. The delegates, however,]
did not seem to take kindly to the
suggeston. Those who are so j
fond ot denouncing capitalists
should point out, if they can, why
the employers ot labor in Chicago
or any other city are morally
hound to find work at high wages
and short hours for unemfdoyed
• non when there is no demand tor
their services.
Now, in justice to our country
to our employers, and to our e:tj
ittthts it is only fair to state th
tlomnsjority <>f t n e an
unemployed men are niVt
ployed beeftu-’ they doti.t |
care to work unless th work
lo
'heir taste. Number' otvthese un
employcd belong to the criminal]
and hoodlum 'lasses. Every city j
in the country not only raises a
lair crop ot ha< cf cases, but me[
burglars, sand daggers, confidence
sharps, pick-pockets, and tiiicves
centralize in the"cities, where they
think they will Have a better]
Chance of making a living by their
j pecuilar method. They would re
: fust honest work wilti scorn were
lit offered th#m,«nd yet they form
no small part ofthe visible supply
of the seemingly unemployed.
At this very monent trie found
ations of hundreds of fortunes are
being made in th.ia country; at
this very moment immigrants are
iuBiiing upon our scores win
jmhi mi r aiiui uo w »n» poS" j
.-ass the industry and a hi 1.tv mces-j
sary to succeed; and at this very :
moment there are clerks helliml j
the counters in thousands of stores,]
and workmen at the benches in j
I thousands of factories, who will be j
j indepeiidantiy > ich fn a q orator rt|
i a century from now. It is unfair '
to the hont-st and energetic man,
whether tie he educated or unedu
cated, to class him with ihe unetn
ployed tramps. f to-day there
were only 500,000 workingmen in
the country, and at the same time
] a demand tor 750,000 workingmen,
] there wouid he some few thousand
j at least “out ot work,” aiid wh< j
; would complain ot hard times!
i decause tney couldn't find era
i ploynoent. The trouble is, there
jure too many men whose only vo
j cation is that of shoveling snow in
. August and ha (Test-mg wb> , . ,in |
i January. - St. I
liOUis urocer.
Patronized the Papers.
It is said that Senator Plumb
subscribed for every paper in Kan
sas, and there are about 500 of them,
and that he devoted about two hours
every forenoon to reading them
He was once quoted assaying:
“I believe in the local newspa
pers. They are the leaders, the
makers of public sentiment. They
are nearer to the people than any
other papers. The editors mingle
with the people, and consciously
or unconsciously reflect the views
of their readers. By my private
letters from all parts of the State,
and by reading the local papers I
can tell just what the people ot
Kansas are thinking and talking
about. 1 can feel the pulse of the
people and take their temperature.
I am amazed, too, at the excelence
of our country papers. The major
ity ot them are carefully, ably ed
it'd They not only print the
news of the nigbborhood, hut have
opinion?, wine i lie.! it worth my
while to read and reflect upon I
get no be;ter return from any of
the money which I spend than for
that which I spend tor the local
newspapers of my state.
The Baby—What is it?
A L<*ri«f..ii newspaper recentl\
oft' -Veil a |>ri7. for “Tin* best defi
ilion of a ' s»b V
I tio following is :t selection Iron.
H' ne of lb,- b- si definitions submit
ted:
The bachelor's horror, the moth
er- treasure, and the d<-nostic try
ant of the most republican house
hold.
A human flower untouched by
the tineer of care.
A liny feather from the wing of
love, dropp. it into the sacred lap of
motherhood.
The morning ealhr, noonday
cyawler, midnight brawler.
The magic spel
iy t ran.-to nn
home.
by which the
house into a
A stranger with unspeakable
cheek, that enters a house witlo-u
a stitch In his back, and is c-ceiveo
will, open arms bv every one.
bursting bud on the tree of
i’he only precious possesion that
never excite.3 envy.
The 'infest cditiunity of
which every (muplefHBMlthey p‘>
Se>s the ti ye.
con n tries
who
nguage of none.
ta'lier and mu:
ti- o! i eitfva
A ho lit
gle, wrilK
ni.ilii.ior he
ld the
wr'
an d wrig
cream filled with
suctiuiuanfFtesting apparatus tor
milflf'and nutomic alarm to regu
late supply.
A quaint little craft called Im o
cence, laden with simplicity and
love.
A curious hyd of uncertain blos
som.
A thing wo are expected to kiss,
arid look as if we enjoyed it.
The smartest lint,- craft afloat in
home’s delightful hay.
A mite of humanity that will cry
no harder if a pin is stuck into him
than he will it toe cat won't let him
pul! her tail.
A little stranger, with a free pass
to the heart’s best affections.
The pulp from which the leaves
of life's book are made.
A padlock on the chain of love.
A solt bundle of love and trouble
wnieh we cannot do without.
The sweetest thing God ever
made and forgot to give wings to.
A pleasure to two, a nuisance to
ever other body and a necessity.to
the world.
An inhabitant of Lapland.
That which makes home happier,
love stronger, patience greater,
hands busier, nights longer, davs
shorter, purses lighter, cin tries shab
bier, the past forgotten, urn future
brighter.
i>ound Investi&uteu.
(By B. B. Ehmnohk of Green" Forest
■ COT- >BY:
The aeries ot essays which will
appear on this subject were writ
ten lor the purpose ot presenting,
in a ucvv u>j'v ti, iuid li om a Hew
poiiii «il v. • , e line causes ot
Hie pi'ouucM- a «i toe laws r« la -
mg to ttie transmission (if sound,
arid if possible to stimulate the
readers ot these articles to make in
vestigation,-. u , ill
conclusion in regard to the phenorn
eua of sound.
Although we live in a secluded
community, having no direct com
munication with the progressive
world, still we believe that we have
the same right to express our
thoughts and opinions upon this
sulij.ct as 0! l'\ linguras when lie
instituted the wave-theory over
twenty-five )>un<fi'e>i \ >• .r- ago.
When we get a thought, or an idea,
which accomplishes some good for
u>, we consider it our duu to giw
it to the world that it may, should it
. :n.\ of ■ i n»*e
essence of progress, help others
i r. i use i .re t k iiuwi
edge.
We should be careful and accept
L. !•!'• a ■*
<uni for mui urii >m i car
>e dm*. nsira t n act
ji"ii a founo -a 1 a.' been
m • ;»(*’ t ! iti/* i i.
vestigations oHL itur» *i w-. There
is nothing to in. „:.n.e> y clinging
1«» i lie mi{>j=>.- i in- hir • 'a11
ers, thereto. t i a.i acrcpi
mere sup posit i- -a, w.* thought it
>-t ier ti» v ew at • her pur*
■ unmoi' -»<•« c; ■> this miwt
he the only way arrive at a philo
sophical explanation • f the question
under consideration. We should nev
r a.-crpt a \ i: dr's hypothesis un
less they give reason, and we
must requii t ratio he of such a na
ture that it will apply to all phases
; of the subject. N > person should
i be too persistent but yield when
i sufficient proof o brought to bear
against any subject, although it may
be our hobby. The reason that
science is in its infancy today is
due to the fact that one physicist
after another has accepted the pet
theme of somebody, because he way.
looked upon as a great man. This
is not to be construed as casting a
reflection upon any of those who
were considered as great scient ists,
because we recognize the fact that
j-onto person had to begin at the
h >tInm that others might be able to
climb higher, but it seems to us that
there were too many who tried to
vi-Hfv the asset ;ons ot their prede
cessors instead ot digging down in
search of the golden truth and
bringing to light that which has
been mi long hidden.
The wave-theory, as we have
stated, was insti!uted by Pythagoras
and stood tor 2,500 years without
being called in question. This the
ory claims that sound is transmitted
through all solids, liquids and gass
es by air waves, and that such
waves are composed of condensa
tions and rarefactions, the condensa'
tions producing heat and the rare
factions producing cold.
The corpuscular theory appeared
about fifteen years ago. It was
shown by this theory that wave
transmission of sound could not be.
[This theorv is based upon the snp
[ position that sound is the crea;.b r.*
I of substar.tial atomic emission-.
' which are sent off with such loree
| that they can permeate all sabatan
I cos
There is, also, a theory which
; recognizes a “gelatinous luminif.- r
! ous ether” as the transmilor of
sound. This view .is set forth hv
Prof. Tyndall the oldest and most
| popular exponent of the wm e then
: ry now living. Tyndall came near
: er getting the correct key to the
| solution of rho problem of sound,
1 than any other person who ha-, y-t
j published a work on that sub
ject.
We believe that we can show
wherein the above theories are
wrong. After much study and dr
liberation wo have reached a con
clusion which we believe, sets forth
1
the correct principle of sound
transmission When we have dealt
with the above theories, we propose
to give our hypothesis to the public
and ask all who will follow ns can
didly until the articles are all read
an< giro them your unprejudiced
thoughts, because the conclusions
which we will submit to you were
taken only after we had gfven them
sufficient consideration.
In order to make all points plain
we have been obliged to take many
quotations, for which we are indebt
ed to the works of Tyndall, Helra
holU, and Mayer for the wav.-lhoo.
O’, A. W. Hall for the corpus
cular-theory.
I he first article of (he series will
appear next week. In presenting
our opinions we <j0 it modestly and
not with presumption.
Like a Novel.
A story of real life which has no
parallel in the stories of fiction in
told by the newspapers this week
ol a fellow finding his long lost
lover in Chicago last Saturday.
John C. Williams, a young Tenne
sean, who was visiting in Chicago,
while passing along one ot tha
pi ineipal of streets this great city,
discovered the prostrate form of a
woman lying on a fashionable flat.
It was very cold and the March wind
came from the lake like a jig saw.
The pitiful no an of the yo'u,,g ladr
attracted 1 he young man’s attention,
ami he stopped and inquired what
\ as the matter. No answer was
given. Thinking that she was ill
anti had fallen in faint, he took her
in his arms arid carried her to th#
j next, door where a restaurant is
j kept. He gently placed her on a
j lougne and removed the viel from
her face. Then he fell in a faint
on the floor. His fail a'tructed ths
attention of'the proprietor and a
j dozen waiters. A doctor was sent
j tor, but bet re the physician arri
| \ ed Williams had regained his
j senses and ordered that wine he
given the woman. The phyaciufi
and a drug clerk soon put m an
appearenee and took in it.e situa
tion at a glance.
The young woman had taken
morphine with suicidal intent.
Antidotes and & stomach pump
were promply applied, and in
course of an hour or two she had
regained consciousness. i'heu
there was another scene. Si arrely
had she opened her eyes when she
recognized Williams and threw her
] arms around his ru-ck.
After this scene -vas over, young
i Williams told his »!. ,'V. Ho yam:
j‘-This young woman was bn’ru on a
. too a. ico plantation not far from
cMurksviile, Venn. Her parents
were prominent and wealthy peo
ple- Her name s (home ' Phom
| as and two years ago we were e.i
j gaged to be married. She became
i stage-struck obmft eiginoct. months
| ago, and without Use k no *, h.d.ge ot
! her parents and friends went to
Nashville and procured a position
j as chorus girl. 1 have not heard
i from her since, unni j found her
I almost dead this morning.,r
; “the story as lolij by Jack is
■ corn c.t as tar as it goes,” said Miss
i humus. “After 1 joined liu opera
| company at Nashville, i soon i.>und
j fhjW ail is not gold that gilt;.era.
Instead ot lea-ling the life ei a fairy
>n the slag , as l imagine, I discov
ered that l had a hard life to lead.
The op cry company snort went ?w
pieces and after a great d^ifty and
exertion I tinally procured ^tii o.n
er position as chorus sinybr at. a
small salary. vV e Lravcie. all ovor
the country, but played to bad
j Houses. The other day the com
! puny collapsed at a small town in
I Indiana, owing m.- eleven week’s
| salary. I did v,ot. hark a cent
! to iiiv name, but u conduct r on the
I Mun .‘i route kin 11y j,s :•(' in,« to
j (..'hi cm go, where 1 hop. t flod c;n
i pf iyment. In vain i sor i imd or
j work until 1 exiiuu iec. i could
j ic go buck to l',„ >. 1 y and !a<'«
i my people, s-/ J th ng .t I wo Id
i oecme an o il cm-* p.-t hi, at
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