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is the author ot the famous Irtish bill. He was editor and mana ger of the People’s Tribune at this place from August 1891 un til November 1899. In Febru ary 1899, he and Guy Nelson formed a law firm, under the name of Nelson & Bush. The firm is located on West Main Street and they practice in all courts. Among our many prominent men is our druggist, Geo. W. Terrv. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and came from South Carolina to Arkansas in 1848. His war career was with Com pany G, Ninth Arkansas, and reached from 1861 to the close of the war. He took a business course in New Orleans after the surrender, coming to Prescott in 1872, where he has remained during the $ears gone by. He was elected county and circuit clerk in 1886 and served two terms. Since then he has car ried a nice and complete drug stock, and carries the confidence of our people and has a good and growing business. Hugh Moncrief was born in Alabama and came to Arkansas from Homer, La., in 1881. Since that time he has been actively engaged in the drug business until last fall, when he was burn ed out with many others. His knoweledge of drugs and accom modating skill won for him a large patronage. Owing to im paired health he is looking after various interests until his build ing is completed, wnen he hopes to re enter business. Mrs. Alice Bascom has had charge of the Bascom House for 12 years and boards many of our leading clerks, teachers and professional men. She is a woman of exceptional qualities and her moral is of. a high type. Her home is never without the best accommodations possible for her to supply. Her hands never tire of supplying comforts and she is worthy of the patron age of all. Rev. R. H. Latham, pastor of the Presbyterian church, is a native of our state and a grad uate of the Batesville college and also of the Southwestern University of Clarksville, Ten ness. He is also Presbyterial Evangelist of the Ouachita Presbytery and his work is high ly appreciated by his people, lie is a strong preacher aud is doing much good for his church, O. B. Gordon, who is cashier of the Nevada County Bank, is a native of Ga , but since he reach ed rtre age of 12 be has made his home in Arkansas. Mr. Gordon has never asked for any prefer ment at the hands of his party, but he has served the people of jour city as mayor for several terms, and has figured largely in State and County politics anal at present is chairman of the Demo crat County Convention. He has reached high water mark in the Masonic order, having taken the 32d degree a few days since. He has proved himself a man worthy of trust. c Jno. M. Milburn came from Lousiana to Arkansas with his mother and sister in 1870, and settled near Artisian. His pluck and grit were shown by his working morning and even ing and Saturdays until, l}e had acqui red Capt. Jno. A. Apsley’s aaaJ In 1809 he accepted4®#. posi with W. E. and R. E. Ardi drug clerk. He afterwin „ clerked for N. T. Richmond andp then J. D. Jordan Drug Co. After occupying important posi tions an 3 proving his ability as a business, man he was elected president of the Prescott Hard ware Company when it was es tablished in 1890, which position he still holds. Among our busi ness men and Christian gentle men Mr. Milburn stands high. Ills marked success and affable spirit has won for himself many friends. J. H. Barkewell, pastor of the Cumberland church Presbyter ian in our town, was born in Ontario, Canada, and the town of Port Hope. He is a graduate of Victoria University of class of 1877. He came to our town from San Antoino Presbytery, Texas. Since 1897 he has had charge of the C. P. Church here and has made many friends. Ue divides his time with the Hope church. Bro. Barkewell is a man of pleasant address and a strong preacher, a close student and a true Christian gentleman. 10 years at Bough ton.—Eld. E. DeLaughteris one of Nevada’s purest and best citizens. He runs a general supply business at Boughton, and is a native of Clark county and was raised in Ouachita. Bro. DeLaughter stands high in the estimation of his friends. His business career has been successful. His honest dealings and accommodating spirit have won for him many customers. His moral standing is unimpeachable and the gos pel he preaches,backed by a con sistent life, finds lodgement in the hearts of his hearers. 1 IS. G. Ashbaugh, who is the owner Mnd proprietor of the Southwest Arkansas Telephone, is a native of Kentucky. He bought out our phone interest last March and moved his family ! here from Poplar Bluff, where he had been in the business for j several years. Mr. Ashbaugh is an expert phonemon and has greatly improved the phones of our town since his coming among us. He is a nice gentleman and has made many friends in our town,and wetrusthis invest ment and stay among us will be both pleasant and profitable. W. T. Hart came to Prescott in June 1891 from Columbus, Miss, lie is of Tennessee birth and has done a profitable grocery business in our com munity since he came, and con .'i*1 m111 ■»— tinues to gain friends and cus tomers as he makes acqu ain tances. He stands high in this community in social, moral and literary circles and is worthy of the confidence of his many ac quaintances. O. S. Jones, who has been one of our leading populists fora number of years, is one of our best men and has never failed to give full support to every laud I able enterprise of our. county. He served as our legislature in 11889 and succeeded in passing | the special Ten Mile Act, whicji freed oi r county from the sale of intoxicants. Mr. Jones is a native of Georgia, but since 1859 he has made Arkansas his home, and in 1875 he came to Prescott, where he has successfully run a wagon and blacksmith estab lishment. He is one of the two living charter members of the Baptist church at this place and stands high among our people. A. J. Weaver is our only liv eryman at this time. He is located on West Main Street and is successor to Jas. Horne. He does a fine business and was born and raised in our county, and no man stands higher in this community than does Mr. Weaver. He is one of our can didates for the oftioe of sheriff, and, if elected, will make a good I ollicer. ^ -T- r^i ■> -TT,T1-7r r-r I w . --- ' Jt^0G Yjjatch Qiven J^tCcry r e e k k a a m m h h o c t t a a w w r r u u o r u w r a w t a c t h c m h a m k a e k r e To anyone reading’ this square the most different ways by com menceing at the letter “D” and reading in a zigzag course to either of the four corners. The sentence reads: Dio Lewis is our Watchmaker. 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