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7 1909. Number 36
nUIE OLD WHISKEY IS FOUND Workmen Find Gallon Jug of Liquor Distilled in Owen County, Ind., in 1823 | Spencer, Ind., Oct. 2. Work men engaged in tearing down the old Owen county court house found a gallon jug of whiskey buried in a crevice in the founda tion stones under the building. The jug was sealed with wax and bore on one side a discolored paper label inscribed as follows: “Deposited by Joseph Free land, 1826; distilled in Owen county 1823.” About half the contents had evaporated. The liquor is now in the possession of the county auditor, who has purchased a new spoon prepatory to dealing the liquor out in limited quanti ties to the county officials and others. DECISION IN CHURCH DISPUTE Cumberland Presbyterians Granted Publishing House Interests of Other Faction. Nashvi’le, Tenn., Oct. 2.—In the Chancery Court yesterday Chancellor John Allison handed down a decree for the complain ants in the case of the State of Tennessee, ex-rel. vs. Provine et al. Unless this decree is revers ed by a higher tribunal, it will give to the Cumberland Presby terians the publishing house interests in this city, now in pos session of the members of that church, who united with the Presbyterian church, UJ. S. A. There is another suit now pending in the Circuit Court in volving possession of the pub lishing house. -- —————— It cost you nothing if we don’t *11. Vaughan Realty Co. MARTHA WASHINGTON POSTAGE STAMP Women Petitition Post office Department to Recognize One of Their Sex. Washington, Sept. 30—The picture of Martha Washington may be placed upon one of the postage stamps of the present series. A number of women prominent in the society of the Daughters of the American Revolution have requested the Postoffice Department to take such action. It is suggested that the proposed issue of the 12-cent stamp offers an opportunity to do this. The | suggestion is supported on the ground that it would be an ap propriate recognition of one-half of the people of the United States, not to mention its merits from an aesthetic point of view. GERMAN DAY AT STATE FAIR Thursday, October 7, Open-j ing Day at Arkansas State j Fair at Hot Springs Is German Day. — Thursday October 7, opening | day of the Arkansas State Fair; at Hot Springs, will also be i German Day. The German resi dents of the state are exerting every effort to make this occasion a great festival. Large delega tions will attend from Little Rock, Stuttgart, Ft. Smith, Pine Bluff, Helena, Texarkana, and' other towns. The German con-! tingent will take a prominent! part in the grand opening; parade. We have over hauled the wagon j yard and camp house and ex-1 pect to keep every thing in first class condition. We especiall solicit your patronage. W. J. White & Son. I I Mens Pants We have the best line of mens pants in the city—all up-to-date, in both light and dark patterns—both full bloomer and regular styles. Come in and look at ours any-way and the chances are yon will find just what you want, at prices from $2.50 to $5.00. W. B. WALLER SINGING CONVENTION • AT ROSSTON, ARK, The Nevada County Singing Convention Met at Ross ton, Arkansas, October 2nd and 3rd, 1909. _ Mevada County 8inging Con vention met at Rosston. Ark., the 2nd and 3rd of October, 11909. The President being adsent, the Vice called the house to order. After devotional exercis es, W. M. Crain. Garland Starns and J. B. Silvey were appointed as a Committee on Program. L. G. Mitchel conducted three pieces, Miss Mollie Luck as organist, while committee pre pared report. Report of Program Committee for the morning was as follows: To conduct two pieces each, P. W. Taylor, W. R. Steed and Delma Bailey, Miss Violet White head, organist; Edison Stuart and J. E. Fincher, organist. Miss j Sula Silvey. Convention took recess until 1:30 at which time President called house to order. J. W. Holloway, W. R. Steed and Rece Marsh were appointed as Committee on Credentials. Committee on Credentials re ported. in part, as follows: Holly Springs, Rosston, Prescott, Union, Shady Grove, Pleasant Hill, Carolina. Bodcaw, Mineral Springs, New Hope, Bluff City, Mt. Olive, Cale of Nevada Co. and College Hill of Hempstead are represented. Program Committee reported for evening as follows: To con duct two pieces each, Cliff Hucka bee and J. R. Whitehead, Miss Pearl Hendrix, organist; Pete Atkins and Rece Marsh, Miss Ruby Mendeuhall, organist; B. R. Young ( La. ). Mr. Queen (Hempstead Co.) and Griff Young (Okla.), MissEstel! War mack, organist; Owen White head, Jesse Martin and Nelson Young (Tex.), Mrs. Maggie Martin, organist. The committee, (C. D. Brock man. L. N. Westmoreland and J. j B. Silvey) appointed at last an- j nual convention to draft By Laws and Constitution for convention. 1 reported as follows: (See By haws and Constitution). Re port received and committee dis charged. The following officers were re elected: J. A. Baiiey, Pres.; J. R. Whitehead, Vice Pres.; J. B. Silvey, Sec.; E. B. Jones. Chap lain; J. W. Holloway, Sergeant at Arms and Garland Starns, Lecturer. The following committees were appointed: On entertainment, J. T, Luck, R. W. Holloway and W. T. Best; On nominations, E. B. Jones, J, E. Fincher and W. M. Crain. The program being completed, the convention took recess until 9 o’clock Sunday, A. M. Report of Committee on Pro gram for Sunday, A. M., was as follows: To conduct two pieces each, J. F. Smith (Pike Co.), F. A. Lowman [Grant Co.], Jim Merrett, J. B. Silvey, J. H. Brooks, J. W. Fincher [Columbia Cv.], E. R. Y *ung [La.], J. D. Patton, organist; W. R. Steed (Continued on page 4) $40,000 FOR NEW COURT HOUSE The Levying Court Met Last Monday And Made Ap propriations For New Court House The Nevada County levying court met at the court house last Monday morning, with the fol lowing Justices present: Alaba ma. W. F. Ward; Albany. E. B. Murry, B. F. Snell; Boughton. J. C. Graham. W. G. Cornelius; Caney, R. 0. Westmoreland; Emmet. G. C. Legg: Georgia, J. G. Rhodes. J. J. Hirst; Jackson. W\ C. Tompson. P. B. Jones; Missouri, F. M. Sm th. J. B’ Shers, C. B. Andrews; Parker, J. M. Huckabee, L. H. Mitchell; Redland, J. E. House, G. W. De Woody; Taylor, G. S. Auder; Union, W. R. DeWoody, J. A. Parker. Leake township was not rep resented. The reports of the county of ficers were read and refered to the following committee. W. G. Cornelius, G. C. Legg and C. B. Andrew’s. On motion of C. B. Andrews the court adjourned to accept an invitation from County Judge. A. M. Denman, to visit the iron bridge across Littie Missouri river and the concrete bridge across Garland creek. The Justices went in a body to the iron bridge and viewed the same with much pleasure. It was too late to visit the concrete bridge when they returned but several w’ent to see it. neverless, and ex pressed themselves as being well pleased w'ith it. On Tuesday morning the court convened with a quorum present and listened to the report of the treasurer who was absent the day before and did not get his report in. The committee on re ports and levy next read their report which was practically the same as last year , with the ex AGRICULTURAL HALL AT STATE FAIR This Department at State Fair Grounds, Oaklawn Park, to be Revelation of Artistic Beauty The immense Agricultural Hall at the State Fair grounds, Oak lawn Park, Hot Springs, will be handsomely decorat d for our fourth annual exposition. October 7 to 13, inclusive. The approach to the agricultu ral building from Exposition Pal ace will be ornamented with arch vays of creals and lighted with grotesque pumpkin lanterns while the entrance will be a solid arch of vegetables. The first hall way within the building will be decorated entire ly with corn ana will be devoted to the exhibits of the Boys’ Corn Clubs. The main portion of the building will contain seventy-foot arches of grains, grasses, rice and cotton, and the west side will be lined with specially de signed county booths. The en tire structure will be filled with splendid exhibits of farm, field and orchard of splendor and amazing variety. ception of a change in the county levy which was changed to 3 1-2 mills for bounty-general and 1 1-2 for court house. The committee recommended an appropriation of $40,000 fora new court house. After the reading of the report it was by the court unanimously adopted. Without any reflection upon the levying courts of the past, this was undoubtedly the most harmonious and business like court that has convened in this county. Every Justice had progress written upon his brow and seemed to be willing to do anything that would push his county to the lorefront. It was especially encouraging to see so many of them good road enthusi astis, which, in our humble judgement, means more to this county than all the politics you can pile into it. $3.00 $3.50 $4.00 YOU know Lincoln's adage, “You can’t fool all the people all the time, etc.” Everybody has heard it and believes it. And it is true. Which is clinching proof for "Queen Quality” shoes. For over a decade their sales have far exceeded those of all other women’s shoes. Yet the demand continues to grow. Even the 10,000 pairs made every day can’t supply it. Why? Just try one pair. Oran Mercantile Cc.