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ANDREWS & MORRIS, Pubs. prescott] • * Arkansas e__—_,— - * And about those flies—! There nre no good flies except dead ones. Some straw-hat symptoms are mani festing themselves. Astronomers, on the other hand, learn something new every day. Judging by some of th<‘ recent fle tlon, mind than are legally dm Ian ! Candidates for parliament It H garv are being pelted wi'h st.-ti Has Hung try no ee.ld M ■ i Soon some nervous people will be gin worrying about what the comet will do when it returns seventy live years hence. The "Cl ntech cot ktall Is the latest, but the man who drinks it probably does not feel like crowing the next morning. The price of skunk skins has ad vanced 100 per cent., so expect a big rise in several kinds of mink, seal and ermine next winter. Kissing is safe, says a Tioston phy sician. Tlic young man's fancy will turn this spring, no doubt, with far more than its usual intensity. New York suburban railroads have raised the rate to commuters. Here Is a new incentive for the flyingmachine man to continue his activities. From Lynn com< y of bread buried in dry sand and kept sound and sweet for 25 years. This seems to be another hint for cold-storage men. "Do not toil a boy how bad lie is," says tlie superintendent of a boys Ichool. No. he might get haughty over having achieved such distinction. Kansas will continue to raise corn and put money in the hank without getting jealous or excitt d over dia mond discoveries in the neighborhood. Railroads are having trouble fixing transportation charges on women's hats. They rre not heavy enough to gr, by weight. Why not charge by the acre ? Thanks to the California experi menters It is now possible to eat cacti and roses. It’ll be long before this prickly fodder takes the place of meat and 'taterst. The scientists may prove or dis prove the dangers in kissing, hut It will take all the king b horses to stop It—and no one seems to be rounding up horses, either. The 11 --bands' union tin Id invi tlgnte the ease of tic man who*.- wife beat him wItli her tl.-t-, a stove poler, a hammer, and then ha i him arrested for assault mil battery. An engineer who ran his engine Into a tl ala ah t.l i f 1.'' . say s that the l.ord ordered him to do It. thus predicating anotl or . of onb rs gone aw ry in tran ut;i - on. School i l.il !. n in \ . tons HH- s are voting ill. t tl:. ('.fee; cki r and the It’.snm tj • -it F nr a f Inly The children s. e tin pi i.t \vn a you present it to then it: ti • right way. Somebody ha t- uud out how to make coffi from dandelion root . hut there is no itninedh t- dan • r that thi dandelion cr< p w ill l. • a taiInr. ow ing to the fact that a h . been found for it. The Ornithologists’ union of New York ha: i : ■ ken *• try to tore the w ild i i ii. !' -hat tm niber- id the Orni ts’ 1111.0:1 1 nothing else that may be rivarded as worth while to di It Is tin Intel a * ini and noteworthy fact that oa th fun ot the law of dune. 1 ■ 7. th • 7 : ot which 1. to simplify the - t :m. tc which ere the nee -in y p. el ■ :na: i to t > r ring., th r. 11: i \ lieen t-u" •• weddings n France than at any period sim the beginning of the last c* nturv, with tie exception ' tic > ir I'M ' .:i* i I'l; n the torn - r ot v. ha : t. comrtteted unions to eiiiio Icing nut off to fight, while m the latte jnat.y wed ding, took pi.ee which had 1 . n d. layed by thi war with t; ■ rmany. That subtT : rim- vi ss<ds can make extended tf.i : is shown ' a r • . nt experience with th V per. o n. 1 by the United Stat> , which, in < mmaitd of a mldshipn; n. i m isT miles, from a point off th' N . h Carolina < ast to Annapolis Hith rto no stieh attempt has been made ot course, the voyage was made on tt, surface, as submar ines dive only when such action is considered necessary Hut that th< Viper could po safely for such a dis tanee, unaccompanied ty an\ convoy Is taken to show that such craft tire capable of more independent service than was supposed. In Zurich, Switzerland, the people have a custom of burning an effigy of winter in the streets If it would hell to bring winter to an end the custom might well be adopted in other places China has taken another great step toward western civilization and the emancipation of its women. The daughters of the Chinese minister at Washington have learned to make fudge. When the American sohoolgir' atmosphere gets into any home, how ever orientalized, things are bound to be changed. ROYAL WELCOME : FOR ROOSEVELT -- v/ast Throng Greets the Former President at New York. — HE IS MET AT QUARANTINE — Escorted to the Battery by a Great Flotilla—Speeches and Land Pa rade—Affair Is Spontaneous and Non Partisan. New York.—He has come back! Theodore Roosevelt returned to Ills native land June is. and was given a welcome borne such as was never before accorded to a citizen of this republic. The whole country joint 1 In it, and it was so spontaneous and so utterly non-partisan that it could not but be most flattering to the for mer president. Since emerging from the African Jungle the latter part of March, Mr Roosevelt has her n the guest of near ly every European ruler and almost unprecedented honors have been . shouted their greetings to “Teddy" as he passed and the factories and mills added the noise of their whis tles to the general din. So It went all the way up to Twen ty-third street, where the parade turned and made Its way back to the Battery. At that historic spot at the! lower end of Manhattan Island Col onel Roosevelt landed to receive the formal welcome home. Welcomed by Mayor Gaynor. In an enclosure In the center of Bat tery ] ark were 200 distinguished guests, including senators, represent atives, ambassadors and close per sonal friends of Mr. Roosevelt. Sur rounding this enclosure was another r< served space which was occupied by about 2,500 prominent men nnd mem bers of the big reception committee. The cheering and music were al most continuous as the colonel eli te red the i ark. but Anally quiet was r* stored and Mayor Gaynor stepped forward and delivered a cordial ad dress of welcome on behalf of the na tion an.d the city. Mr. Roosevelt re sponded briefly but feelingly, and short speeches were made by several other prominent men. Much as he would have liked to be present to greet bis predecessor. President Taft was kept away on account of his olli cia! position and by a previous en gagement. Parade Through the City. When the speech making was over. BEFORE AND AFTER THE TRIP heaped on him. The reception by tils fellow ritizens was a fitting cl! max to his triumphal tour and must have been the most satisfactory event connected with it. Flotilla Meets Him at Quarantine. More than a month ago every avail able craft in New York harbor had he , n engag' d for the day, and Hu morous big organizations, like the Re publican club of New York and the Hamilton club of Chicago, had char tered regular coast line steamers. Karly in the morning this immem< flotilla sailed far do- n the bay, and vhen, about ;> o'cloek, the scouting oigs and motor boats cat.: ' flying in with the word that the Kaiserin Au guste Violet ta was appr liir.g. all made ready ior the first greeting. As the big liner came into sight, ev ery whistle or. every vessel was tied ; .-n and shriek d the w* home to the the parade through the city street* started. It was originally Intended to conclude the reception with a mon ster parade, and invitations were fs sued io various organizations through out the country. Within a few days, however, the committee was flooded with so many applications that the parade feature had to lie in part aban doned Organizations from Maine to California and from the Gulf to the Gr : : I.e'u's requested places In tin lino of march, and if the project had hca carried out, the procession would have ext nded from the Battery to the Harlem river and back again, a distance oi L'! miles, and the people who had travel <1 hundreds of miles to so'- R< e veR would have been de pri\'d of ihf> ]■sure. In order to « \ er"oi:m this • Coach* so that no one would be offended, a unique arrange ment was adopted by the committee. k row htt tto/raph, oop5 Ii.' rniterwood Si l mlerwoiM N. Y THE VOYAGER HOMEWARD BOUND returning wanderer Colonel Roose ; | volt, with Mr.-. Roosevelt and Ker | mit by his side, stood on the deck. ! waving his hand and smiling the fa 1 miliar smile, and the waiting thou | sands cheered him again and again. Reception Comrr Ittee Takes Him. At Quarantine the necessary for j mnlities were rjtih kly oyi r and the official reception committee took the colonel and his party aboard its rev enue cutter. That vessel at once started up the harbor and all the gaily decorated craft, filled with clubs and private parties, fell in behind and ormed a most spectacular water pa ade. On almost every boat was a jand, and all the way the musicians layed at the top of their lungs. The bores were black with people who All organizations that wished to par ticij;11 in the parade were assigned certain blocks along the line of martli. for instance, one or two blocks wore assigned to some visiting c'.t.b and the next to the public, and so on. 'I lie procession Itself was compara lively small and was led by the mount ed police of New York, who were fol lowed by the police band on foot. Then came the escort of 500 Rough ! Riders under the command of Robert Hunter of Oklahoma city, president ! of the organization. Colonel Roos© | velt came next In a carriage, and hit carriage was followed by a long pro ! cession of vehicles containing the j members of the committee and th« t speakers. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, JR,, WEDS MISS ALEXANDER Eldest Son of Former President and Pretty New York Girl Are Married in Gotham—Will Reside in San Francisco. New York.—The Fifth Avenue Pres byterian church was the scene of a wedding on .June L’O that attracted the attention and interest of the nation— that of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and I Miss Eleanor liutler Alexander. A large number of prominent neo j pie witnessed the ceremony, but nat urally the most noticed person in the church, after the bride and groom, was I Col. Theodore Roosevelt, father of the young man who was entering the state of matrimony. The date of the wed- | f -- vard, but In the main be has been less enthusiastic on the subject of life In the open than his father and brother Kennit. Ho has always been of a studious nature and his romance with Miss Alexander is said to have had its beginnings in the mutual love of tiie young people for music. For ail that "Teddy. Jr.,” has eschewed the sensational in outdoor athletics, he did participate two years ago in a bal loon flight from Washington, in which he and the two army officers - -—-— OYSTER BAY SCHOOLHOUSE. Where Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Attended School When a Boy. ding had been set to permit the at tendance of the former president, and this was one of his very first social en gagements after his return from abroad, for he landed in New York only two days before. Mrs. Snowden Fahnestock, who be fore her own recent marriage was Miss Elizabeth IJertron, was the ma ron of honor, and the bridesmaids were Miss E*hel Roosevelt, Miss Jes sie Mi'.lington-Drake, Miss Janetta \lexander. Miss Jean Delano and Miss Harriet Alexander. Rev. Henry M. Sanders, a great uncle of tHe bride, officiated, assisted by Dr. Gordon Russell of Cran ford, N. J. After the ceremony the bridal party who were his fellow passengers had seme rather exciting experiences. There was r.o little surprise on the part of the public when Then i: re, Jr., upon completion of his col lege course t vo years ago, chose a business career as his life work and till more wonder was aroused when lie took employment in a Connecticut carpet factory in order to gather knowledge at first hand of the practi cal siii- of carpet manufacture. He started at the lowest round of the lad der. as an unskilled workman at a small salary. Of course he was pro moted as he mastered the intricacies of the business, but he continued to live quietly in a modest boarding Louse. Many persons were skeptical Reading From Left to Right: Theodore Roosevelt. Jr., Mrs. Roosevelt, Mn. Lcngworth. Lirz Anderson. was entertained at the home of the bride’s uncle, Charles II. Alexander At least a part of the honeymoon will be spent at Sagamore Hill, the court try homo of the Roosevelt family at Oyster Hay, Long Island. Later in the summer the young couple will start for San Francisco, where Mr. Roose velt U to be In charge of the inter ests ot the carpet manufacturing tlrm with which he has been associated for sonic time. The love story of the young couple has been a quick-moving romance. Tlo ir i ngagement was announced only la.-t winter and the news was cabled it) Colonel Roosevelt, resulting In the speedy receipt of his approval and congratulations. The bride, who is the daughter of Henry Addison Alex ander of New York, is twenty-one years old, of a little more than me dium height, slender and of very at tractive appearance, having an espe cially beautiful complexion. She Is as animated as her famous sister-in law, Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Longworth, whose house guest she was for a time just before Mrs. Longworth sailed for England to join her father. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., strongly re sembles his father in looks, but is de cidedly reserved and is generally cred ited with being fur less democratic than certain other members of the family. As a boy he rode horseback and engaged in all the other outdoor pursuits of the Juvenile Roosevelt clan at their home at Oyster Hay, and he took some part In athletics during his preparatory school course at Gro ton and bis collegiate course at liar i ns to whether young Roosevelt would stick to so prosaic an existence, but Ite Is 1 vii'er.tly determined to win his fortune in this sphere. Garden Work an Aid to Beauty. Working in tie v.-.rdi n and puking flowers Irak' g< ntle i \i reiso that tends to improve the figure. Many so rietv women believe Ibis, and on I.ong island there as sai i to he a score of society women who are resorting to this treatment for health and elas ticity. Mrs O H. I’. Helmont spends much time in her garden in South ampton. Mrs. Herbert M Hnrrinmn and many othei- say tuey delight to pick flowers, a.id the question lias been raised whether they are not fol lowing tlie advice of a beauty special ist who advises this for health and the form. “If a woman is in earnest about becoming slim," snvs the beauty doctor, “she will use tiie same mus cles in working over a flower bed ns she will in exercising in a gymnasium. Weeding seems prosaic, but it is ex cellent exercise. One of my patients came to me recently and said she wished to develop her arms nnd her shoulders. I told her to go home and run the lawn mower. She was start led at first, but finally she followed iny advice and it did her a world of good." Wat for Forest Conservation. Housewife—Are you willing to chop some wood for your dinner? Plodding Pete—Sorry, mum, but I am u Plnchot man.—lioeton Traa script • ••••* i AH Over Arkansasi • * • ©••o••••••••••••„,e# « ACCUSES FATHER OF ASSAULT Wealthy Farmer Accused by Dau ter of a Serious Ci»->e. 3* Clarendon.—A warrant was ham* for tho arrest of J. M. Virden I wealthy farmer of this county £ accused of attempting t0 assault his 17-year-old daughter, Rv i. Virden ■ alleged to have jumped bis bail and let the county. He was arrested on complaint of his daughter, wh0 H<u an affidavit swearing that h,.,. fath", had subjected her to abu-es and had attempted an assault upon her. u was held in $1,000 hail for pn liinin,r! examination, and bond v, . furnish-it hv a merchant of Clarendon. \v;ne the ease was called by Justice Torre* Virden failed to appear, although hi daughter was present to press tb* charge. Justice Toney immediately forfeited the bond an i is-med a beach warrant for the arrest of Virden E. W. Perrin Named for Legislature I.ittie Rock.- H. W. I>< rrin of this city will be the Socialistic rand date for representative from PuWti county in the lower branch 0f the state legislature, as tlm result of a dec'sion reached at the Pulasai com. tj convention of Socialists jn ^r. gent a. A platform was adopted. Among other things, the platform ft vnrs the ‘'abolition of liquor licenses anu the substitution 11, »t'or of „lu nicipal ownership and (iteration of saloons, subject to appro-. j| 0f the people by a referendum vote of the district whereat they are ureposed to bo located.” Strikebreakers Refuse tc Work. Little Rock.—Five Iron Mountain strikebreakers arrived li e frutn St. Louis to take tin- pl.uco of striking machinists, hut refused to go to work. ] They say they were toll in st, Loai* that they were being taken to a min- * iug camp to eo.ik and wait on tin ’ tables. Th v claim tha they paid a labor agent in St. Louis $2 each for 1 g ttieg them work, and that whtn t1' v arrived here they found a striae on and refused to work. Big Bridge Contract Is Let. Fort Smith.-Tin- For* Srulth-Vaa Huron bridge contract ha been let Kalimann <fc Me Murray of Kansas City 3 'Hired tile sub-structure for $148,213 j and the Arkansas Bridie Company of Fort Smith, but owned principally by pro id-nt Albert IP Ithu k of St. Louis, secured the superstructure, at a bid of s11 .",1 :>4, tli ■ total cost of the bridge to be 404. Sues Iron Mountain for $35,000. Prescott Ira K 7 r, In Ins father, (e i g-* \V Ki'er, has fi! d a suit in tin- Nevada circuit court against the J S'. Louis, Iron Mountain »i .-outhera j Pullway Company in the j-’itn of IMr j pun damage - and n imnitive dani- j a--is, on account of in ju. i -t received j hy being knocked off t moving j height train liv a In d: -n a on Jaa- j uary 2, as alleg d in the < >u plaint. Poisoned by To-mtocs Hope The farnil i f h .N Morrow, who r- ides in the ipm -rti suburbs of tiie city, were yioi-< :r■ i by pto maines, from i at ng canned •musttvs. Mi. Morrow and time of the children wc<-e not greatly affected by rbe P"i • on, but i' is stated t' at jiis wife and another child tire in a dangerous «• dit ion. Jail Delivery Is Frustrat-’d. For* Smith. (liven solitary r°B’ fi; up tit for attempt n ’ o cs’iipe Of dinging through the wall ubd .lito 1 ■9 jaiic-i s office, the* whi'o prisoners in tin county jail tore up 1 h(fr()D t' or in tlttdr ce ll: and started f° 1 *g a tiitit.el under the found.,,:on of tie luiilding before they were di~ ‘Ove.fd. An Aeroplane for Texarkana. Texarkana. B. N HulLurd, m-n tiger of the Spr nglakc F; rk, has p’ reived a bill of la ling for an sea plane front the tuanuf u'ers a! SJ incuse, New York, and an exh-bi. a wilt be given July 4. ! "hi 1" i aide of carrying two pi -a-nger® *** j eral hundred fee; biuh --- i Agricultural School Is R®a°>’' . Montirolio.—Tho r.iato A^rlculturu Fdi >ol locali <1 at Mentis' do is F*_ paring for the open n ■ in Sl'pteB*/ and will have in roadim - ncc°m» dat ions for 400 students Many plications are now being received 101 rooms. Deposits Increased 54 Per Cent' Kvening Fluid- -As an ind'.cajj of business conditions in o'1'se< ^ a statement just Issiud I'V ,nP 8i of Evening Shade shows tna dtp - In Hint institution have Il^e,lSeltj1j, pe- cent within the past 1- 1110 j Monte Ne Will Get Lights. Monte Ne.—A contract has bee her*’ for an electric light ' lan, ^ completed in 30 days. 'A r' ° jdly j waterworks is being pusliea ^ and will be finished in In' ne days. Farm Hand Killed by Fre ^*rs Prinkley.—Mark Ubbcy, old, an employe on Captain ^ farm, was Btruck by a f',,,i’ on the Hock Island railroaii_ was lying asleep on the tr,l< trau a mile west of Eden when struck him. ^ .if o^* Workman Ha« Both Legs Cotter—Tobe Atkins, a v0“ %hop« employed in the Iron M01,11 1 pott here, fell benearti an e"g', (njaftd his legs were cut off. an‘* 18 a a» prov# fatal.