Local News

For the Year 1909

 

Updated

Thursday, September 24, 2009

DOCUMENT WRITTEN BY : TINA EASLEY

 

 

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I HAVE CREATED THIS RECORD WHILE RESEARCHING THE OLD NEWSPAPERS .

SOMEONE WOULD WRITE IN TO THE PAPER THE EVENTS , BIRTHS , SICK , MARRIAGES , NEW SETTLERS , DEATHS ECT...

I WILL BE ADDING MORE TO THE RECORD AS I COME ACROSS EVENTS LISTED IN THE OLD PAPERS .

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A.S. HANDMACHER AD FROM FEB. 19, 1909

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JAN.4 , 1909 - PARAGOULD DAILY PRESS

MRS. POUCH RETURNED TO HER HOME AT KNOBEL AFTER A VISIT TO FRIENDS IN PARAGOULD AND BRIGHTON .

MISS OLLIE HULL RETURNED FRIDAY TO HER HOME IN HOLLYWOOD AFTER VISITING FRIENDS IN PARAGOULD.

MISSES MYRTLE TURBERVILLE AND ETHEL MORGAN OF MARMADUKE ARE HERE IN THE CITY.

MRS. JOE FLIGOR OF MUSKOGEE, OKLA. LEFT SATURDAY FOR DEXTER AFTER A WEEK VISITING RELATIVES AND FRIENDS IN PARAGOULD.

MR. AND MRS. JOHN COFFEE AND CHILDREN OF RECTOR RETURNED HOME AFTER SPENDING THE HOLIDAYS WITH MRS. COFFEE'S PARENTS , MR. AND MRS. ALLEN SMITH .

KID" BEAUCHAMP WIFE AND BABY SPENT THE HOLIDAYS HERE AS THE GUEST OF JESS WOODWARD , ON EAST LAKE .

MRS. W.A. COOPER AND CHILDREN LEFT FOR GIDEON, MO. WHERE MRS. COOPER GOES TO TAKE CARE OF THE HOTEL SHE PURCHASED.

RS. GREENE OF THE CAMP ISLAND NEIGHBORHOOD RETURNED HOME AFTER A PLEASANT VISIT AT THE HOME OF MRS. DAVIS.

MRS. JOHN STEARNS OF ILLINOIS , IS STAYING WITH MRS. ANNA BREWER ON E. LAKE STREET.

MR. AND MRS. PAUL SHEBES OF ST. LOUIS IS HERE VISITING FRIENDS AND RELATIVES .

BUD MORGAN AND NEPHEW , ERNEST MORGAN OF GRAVES CO. , KY. WERE GUEST AT THE HOME OF J.C. ADAMS , ERNEST MORGAN IS ALSO A NEPHEW OF MR. ADAMS.

MRS. NELLIE HOWARD AND CHILDREN OF CARDWELL LEFT SUNDAY AFTER VISITING FRIENDS.

MRS. E.E. WREN , OF TEXAS , FORMERLY MISS OLLIE O'STEEN . OF PARAGOULD HAS BEEN HERE DURING THE HOLIDAYS THE GUEST OF HER MOTHER , MRS. JOHN O'STEEN AND SISTER , MRS. INEX McCRACKEN .

JAN. 6, 1909 - PARAGOULD DAILY PRESS

J.F. MEADOWS WAS HERE FROM WALNUT RIDGE .

J.E. THOMAS OF CARDWELL WAS HERE ON BUSINESS.

E.G. BARRETT AS HERE FROM KENNETT ON BUSINESS.

J.M. JONES OF FORREST CITY WAS HERE ON BUSINESS.

J.C. BRASHER OF NEW MADRID , WAS A VISITOR YESTERDAY.

J.H. HARPER OF RECTOR WAS HERE ON BUSINESS.

A.C. BROADAWAY CLAIM AGENT FOR THE COTTON BELT WAS HERE ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS.

C.L. JOSLYN TRAVELING AUDITOR OF THE COTTON BELT WITH HEADQUARTERS AT MALDEN WAS HERE ON RAILROAD BUSINESS.

FRENCH QUINN WAS IN THE CITY THIS MORNING ENROUTE FROM JIS HOME AT DECATUR, IND. TO CARDWELL, WHERE HE HAS INTERESTS IN THE EGG CASE FACTORY AND P.&M. RAILWAY.

THE GRAND OLD MELODRAMA " AT THE CROSS ROADS " IS THE NEXT ATTRACTION AT WHITSITT'S OPERA HOUSE AND WILL BE PRESENTED BY ARTHUR C. ALSTON'S COMPANY ON JAN. 8TH.

REV. T.T THOMPSON RETURNED FROM A VISIT TO JONESBORO AND MEMPHIS IN THE INTEREST OF THE TRISTATE SANITARIUM , AND WILL CONDUCT A PRAYER MEETING TONIGHT AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.

MRS. L.L. VANDERVOORT HAS RETURNED FROM HER MOTHER'S IN ST. LOUIS .

JAN. 8, 1909 - PARAGOULD DAILY PRESS

G. HANSON WENT TO NETTLETON ON BUSINESS.

DR. M.C. HUGHEY WAS HERE FROM RECTOR , YESTERDAY.

B.M. KELLER OF RECTOR WAS IN THE CITY YESTERDAY.

E.M. ALLEN WENT TO CORNING ON BUSINESS.

J.H. STEPHENS , OF WALCOTT IS HERE ON BUSINESS.

E. HINMAN , OF CARDWELL IS HERE ON BUSINESS.

J.E. WEAVER , OF BRIGHTON , WAS REGISTERED AT THE PARK HOTEL , YESTERDAY.

J.H. LIGGITT , OF GAINESVILLE , WAS HERE ON BUSINESS.

I.C. LANGLEY , OF PIGGOTT WAS A VISITOR IN THE CITY .

H.MASON WENT TO KNOBEL ON THE NOON IRON MOUNTAIN PASSENGER TODAY.

ARVEL JOHNSON OF FORREST CITY WAS REGISTERED AT THE CITY HOTEL , YESTERDAY.

ED LUCAS AND DAUGHTER MISS MARGARET ARRIVED FROM GAINESVILLE THIS MORNING.

W.L. OWENS WAS HERE FROM GAINESVILLE THIS MORNING AND RETURNED ON THE NOON TRAIN.

MISS EMMA WILSON LEFT THIS MORNING FOR WYNNE , WHERE SHE WENT FOR A VISIT WITH MISS ALLEN.

T.A. JOHNSON AND GUY ALLEN OF FORREST CITY WERE HERE ON BUSINESS.

WARD WOLFE HAS ACCEPTED A POSITION AS WAITER AT THE CORNER RESTAURAANT WORKING NIGHTS.

GROVER LAWRENCE HAS ACCEPTED A POSITION AT THE PARK CAFE AS NIGHT MAN.

BOB ALLISON , FROM CARDWELL WAS IN THE CITY LAST NIGHT.

W.T. REYNOLDS AND P.B. THOMPSON WERE HERE ON BUSINESS FROM FROM GAINESVILLE.

L.S. PEARSON , J.S. BLOCK , E.F. SPECKER , FRED RIGGS , H.M. MASON , C.B. WALLS , W.H. DRURY , H.A. CROWDER AND A.M. BRIDE OF ST. LOUIS WERE REGISTERED AT THE STANCIL YESTERDAY.

TOTTEN , THE MAGICIAN AND IMPERSONATER , IS THE NEXT ATTRACTION UNDER THE LYCEAM COURSE OF ENTERTAINMENTS AND WILL BE GIVEN FEB. 24TH.

 

RESEARCHED FROM - FEB 19, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

THE SOUTHWESTERN TEL & CO . REPORTS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY FAIR.

ED. ELROD OF JONESBORO VISITED IN PARAGOULD YESTERDAY.

R.L. SMITH WAS HERE FROM JONESBORO ON BUSINESS.

H.G. BOSLER WAS HERE FROM JONESBORO ON BUSINESS YESTERDAY.

R.W. WHITAKER , OF KNOBEL , CAME TO THE CITY ON BUSINESS , YESTERDAY.

J.C. BROWN WENT TO MARIANNA ON BUSINESS.

W.L. SMITH OF SENATH , WAS REGISTERED AT THE CITY HOTEL.

OTIC CAIN OF CARDWELL WAS IN THE CITY ON BUSINESS.

R.L. HENDERSON OF HALLIDAY WAS IN PARAGOULD ON BUSINESS.

MRS. DR. WOODRUFF OF GIPSY HILL IS VERY SICK WITH CATARRHAL FEVER.

N.J. LATIMER , OF CORNING WAS IN THE CITY ON BUSINESS.

DR. J.H. SNYDER , OF JONESBORO WAS REGISTERED AT THE STANCILL HOUSE.

MRS. MARY SELF (JUSTICE) FROM NEWBERN , TENN. IS HERE VISITING FRIENDS.

F.S. STIMSON , TRAINMASTER FOR THE COTTON BELT , PASSED THRU PARAGOULD ENROUTE TO ILIMO.

MISS MAZIE COLLIER , WHO IS TEACHING MUSIC AT THE HARRISBURG PUBLIC SCHOOL ARRIVED HOME LAST NIGHT.

E.C. BOWMAN AND ED HOLLAND LEFT OVER THE P.S.E. THIS MORNING.

NOLAND MITCHELL , WHO WAS A STUDENT UNDER PROF. R.S. THOMPSON WAS HERE FROM GREENWAY TO UNDER THE FUNERAL.

MISS ANNIE STEDMAN RETURNED TO BLYTHEVILLE TODAY AND WAS ACCOMPANIED BY MISS EMMA JACKSON .

MR. AND MRS. C.U. DRAKE OF PINE BLUFF ARE GUESTS OF MR. AND MRS. CURT DRAKE.

A.E. ROBINSON BEGAN TEACHING AT MORNING STAR LAST MONDAY , IN PLACE OF D.R. POOLE WHO RESIGNED

MISS DAISY McCULLOUGH IS HERE VISITING , AND WILL RETURN IN THE MORNING TO HER HOME AT BRIGHTON.

DR. THAD COTHREN OF WALCOTT AND DR. BEN WALKER OF NETTLETON ATTENDED THE FUNERAL OF THEIR LATE PROF , . R.S. THOMPSON.

E.E. RANDOLPH MANAGER OF THE PEKIN STAVE CO. MOVED HIS FAMILY INTO THE HOME OF MR. AND MRS. W. GREDITZER , ON THE CORNER OF GARLAND AND THIRD.

LEE CASTLEBERRY , A PROMINENT ATTORNEY OF PIGGOTT , STOPPED FOR A VISIT WITH HIS UNCLE REV. C.L. CASTLEBERRY , RIDER OF THE PARAGOULD CIRCUIT.

CLARENCE FRENCH LEFT ON THE IRON MOUNTAIN FOR HIS HOM AT ERIP, TENN.

LILBOURN MERIWETHER IS RECOVERING FROM A SEIGE OF RHEUMATISM AND RESUMED HIS STUDIES IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY AT FAYETTEVILLE.

PROF. ROGER WILLIAMS , A TEACHER AT OUACHITA COLLEGE , WAS IN PARAGOULD FOR THE FUNERAL OF PROF. R. S. THOMPSON.

FEB. 22, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

WALTER ERDMAN LEFT FOR HIS HOME AT SCHELL CITY , MISSOURI.

HOMER FORD , OF BLYTHEVILLE , VISITED HIS PARENTS SUNDAY , MR. AND MRS. A.E. FORD OF W. COURT.

D.M. HOSKINS WENT TO SEARCY ON BUSINESS.

ROSS McLERKIN , OF BRIGHTON WAS HERE VISITING HIS PARENTS.

MISS MAZIE COLLIER , WHO CONDUCTS THE MUSIC CLASS AT HARRISBURG WAS HERE FOR A VISIT.

GUY ADAMS AND WIFE HAVE MOVED TO THE H.S. TRICE . JOHN REEVES AND WIFE ARE OCCUPYING THE RESIDENCE THEY VACATED ON W. EMERSON.

MISS ALBERTA MUELLER RETURNED TO HER DUTIES AT THE SOLIPHONE , AFTER BEING OFF WITH A SEVERE BOIL ON HER CHEEK.

JAP WRIGHT HAS JUST RETURNED FROM A VISIT TO HIS OLD HOME AT GRAVES COUNTY , KY.

FRANK WISEMAN HAS BOUGHT THE BLUE FRONT HOTEL AND IS NOW READY FOR GUESTS WITH MEALS AND LODGING .

MISS BRUNETTE LEWIS , WHO IS A STENOGRAPHER FOR AN INSURANCE COMPANY AT JONESBORO WAS THE GUEST OF HER PARENTS.

CIRCUIT CLERK J.M. FUTREWW WENT OUT TO HIS FARM YESTERDAY AND HAS NOT RETURNED . HE WENT TO SEE HIS MOTHER WHO IS SICK . MRS. FUTRELL HAS BEEN IN BAD HEALTH FOR SOME TIME AND IS AT THE HOME OF HER SON DANIEL FUTRELL.

B.E. STEWART AND MISS THULA FARMER WERE MARRIED AT THE CENTRAL HOTEL YESTERDAY MORNING AT 8'OCLOCK BY REV. A.C. GRIFFIN . BOTH ARE RESIDENTS OF CARDWELL .

CLARENCE KEY , A PRINTER , WILL TAKE A POSITION ON THE SOLIPHONE AS JOB AND AD COMPOSITOR . MR. KEY IS ARTIST IN HIS LINE . HIS PARENTS LIVE AT RECTOR.

REV. L.W. WEBB OF TEXARKANA , PREACHED AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN PARAGOULD . REV WEBB RECENTLY GRADUATED FROM THE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY IN LOUISVILLE , KY. AND HAS BEEN CALLED TO PASTORATE OF THE CHURCH AT WARREN , ARKANSAS.

CONSIDERABLE INTERIOR IMPROVEMENTS ARE BEING MADE TO THE STORE S.L. JOSEPH MERCANTILE CO. A CASHIER AND A BUNDLE WRAPPING BALCONY HAS BEEN BUIT IN THE FRONT OF THE STORE AND ALL DEPARTMENTS ARE CONNECTED WITH IT . THE SHOW WINDOWS HAVE BEEN REMODELED .

WILLARD HOUSE AND O.P. HOUSE HAVE FORMED A PARTNERSHIP IN THE GROCERY BUSINESS . HAVING PURCHASED THE ASSIGNED STOCK OF LEE ATTCHERRY , ON NORTH PRUETT . THEY ARE OCCUPYING THE FORMER STORE IN McCONNELL BUILDING . THE FIRM WILL OPERATE UNDER THE NAME OF HOUSE BROTHERS , EACH OF THE BOYS DEVOTING HIS ENTIRE TIME AND ATTENTION TO THE BUSINESS.

WHILE WE MUCH REGRET LOSING MR. AND MRS. GREDITZER FROM PARAGOULD , YET WE WISH THEM EVERY SUCESS IN THEIR NEW RESIDENCE IN SAN ANTONIO.

FEB. 25, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

ESQ. G.W. JOHNSON WAS IN TOWN THIS MORNING AND TOLD THE SOLIPHONE ABOUT THE MARRIAGE OF WINFIELD MARTIN TO MISS MINNIE CUPP , WHICH OCCURED AT THE HOME OF THE BRIDE. WARNER CUPP , IN THE CACHE BOTTOM , ON SUNDAY FEB. 21 , 1909 . ESQ. JOHNSON TIED THE KNOT . THE WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD TURNED OUT TO THE WEDDING .

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APRIL 6, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

L. A. YATES WAS HERE ON BUSINESS , FROM RECTOR.

J.B. RALIFF AND J.A. MITCHELL OF RECTOR WAS BUSINESS VISTORS , YESTERDAY.

J.B. THORN , OF GAINESVILLE WAS IN PARAGOULD THIS MORNING.

E.M. HOGAN WAS IN CITY THIS MORNING FROM GAINESVILLE.

DR. ARCH C. CREE AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TONIGHT AT 8:30 O'CLOCK.

MRS. J.T. JARMON , OF JONESBORO IS A PATIENT AT THE SANITARIUM.

MR. AND MRS. JAS D. MITCHELL WERE IN THE CITY THIS MORNING BETWEEN TRAINS. ENROUTE FOR CORNING. THEY ARRIVED ON THE COTTON BELT FROM GREENWAY.

THE ELKS HAVE LEASED FOR ONE YEAR THE PLOT OF GROUND OPPLOSITE THE GROCERY STORE OF WALTER ELLIS IN THE OKLAHOMA ADDITION AND WILL CONVERT IT INTO A LAWN TENNIS COURT . THE ELKS PROPOSE TO ORGANIZE A SWIFT TENNIS CLUB AND WILL TEST STRENGTH WITH THE STRONG TOWN CLUB THAT IS ALREADY ORGANIZED.

INTEREST IS BEING MANIFESTED IN THE REVIVAL NOW IN PROGRESS AT THE MARKHAM STREET CHAPEL , THE SERVICES BEING CONDUCTED BY REV. McPHERSON OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. LAST NIGHT THERE WAS A LARGE ATTENDANCE AND SEVEN PROFFESSIONS WERE THE RESULT OF THE SERVICE.

MIKE KELLY'S ST. PAUL TEAM , TWO TIME WINNERS OF THE PENNANT IN THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION ARRIVED AT JONESBORO.

A.B. JUSTICE LEFT FOR POINTS SOUTH ON THE COTTON BELT THIS MORNING IN THE INTEREST OF HIS COMPANY.

S.O. WICKLIN LEFT THIS MORNING FOR POINTS ALONG THE ROUTE OF THE P.S.E. IN THE INTEREST OF HIS COMPANY.

MISS JESSIE THELMAS HAS ENDED A PLEASANT VISIT TO HER PARAGOULD FRIENDS AND LEFT THIS MORNING FOR GREENFIELD.

MISSES PEARL ROGERS AND TENNIE HAFFORD OF RECTOR SPENT YESTERDAY IN THE CITY SHOPPING WITH FRIENDS.

D.C. BROGDEN ARRIVED HOME THIS MORNING FROM A VISIT NORTH ON THE COTTON BELT IN THE INTERSET OF HIS COMPANY.

J.S. JORDAN OF CORNING WAS HERE YESTERDAY VISITING WITH OLD FRIENDS.

THE HOME MISSION SOCIETY OF THE FIRST METHODIST CHURCH WILL SERVE DINNER ON FRIDAY IN THE CAMP BUILDING ON PRUETT . THEY WILL SERVE MEATS , VEGETABLES AND SALADS FOR 25 CENTS.

A TILLING FACTORY . J.R. GOSSETT & SON OF MARMADIKE WHO ARE CONDUCTING A MILL AT TOKIO.

" BIG BUGS " IN TOWN

THE BIG BUGS OF THE COTTON BELT COMPLETED THEIR MOTOR CAR TOUR OVER THE P.S.E. IN QUICK ORDER YESTERDAY AND RETURNED TO PARAGOULD FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY AND LAST NIGHT. THEY WERE GUESTS AT THE STANCILL AND SPENT LAST NIGHT IN THEIR PRIVATE CARS "RANGER" AND "04" WHICH WERE SIDETRACKED HERE. THE CARS WERE PICKED UP BY THE SOUTHBOUND PASSENGER THIS MORNING AND THE OFFICIALS ARE OFF FOR THE SOUTHERN DIVISION.

THE OFFICIALS IN THE PARTY ARE GEN. SUPT. J.W. MAXWELL , SUPT. E.A. PECK , ROADMASTER J.M. GANT AND TRAINMASTER F.S. STIMSON.

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APRIL 8, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPNONE

V.T. WEAVER , OF FORDYCE WAS HERE YESTERDAY ON BUSINESS.

C.N. MILLER OF CARDWELL , WAS IN THE CITY YESTERDAY ON BUSINESS.

J.E. CHILDS LEFT FOR CORNING ON THE NOON TRAIN ON BUSINESS.

J.A. JOHNSON , OF WYNNE , WAS IN THE CITY YESTERDAY ON BUSINESS.

J.F. MILES OF MARMADUKE IS REGISTERED AT THE CITY HOTEL .

ED POLLARD OF PIGGOTT IS IN THE CITY ON BUSINESS.

EMMETT BROOKS OF MALDEN WAS A PARAGOULD BUSINESS VISTOR.

A.H. PERRINE , THE HUSTLING INSURANCE MAN OF JONESBORO , IS IN THE CITY TODAY.

DR. PAUL DICKSON AND WIFE AND CHILD ARRIVED THIS MORNING FROM BATESVILLE.

GEORGE HEYD IS VISITING AT HORNERSVILLE TODAY IN THE INTEREST OF THE CLARK GRO. CO.

JIM MASON LEFT THIS MORNING FOR HARRISBURG ON BUSINESS FOR HIS MARBLE YARDS.

GUS TANSIL LEFT THIS MORNING FOR BARD TO VISIT FRIENDS.

MR. AND MRS. M.G. GOODWIN LEFT THIS MORNING FOR A VISIT TO FRIENDS AT HARRISBURG .

A.M. REEDY VISITED AT BROOKLAND THIS MORNING IN INTEREST OF THE CLARK GRO. CO.

MOSE SACHS , THE REAL ESTATE DEALER OF JONESBORO IS ON BUSINESS IN THE CITY TODAY.

DR. LAWRENCE HILL WAS IN THE CITY LAST NIGHT AND RETURNED TO GREENWAY THIS MORNING.

C.B. BAILEY , CIVIL ENGINEER IN THE SERVICE OF THE IRON MOUNTAIN WAS HERE YESTERDAY FROM WYNNE.

CHARLES ELLISON HAS RESIGNED HIS POSITION AT THE RECTOR HEADING SHOP AND RETURNED TO PARAGOULD TO STAY.

MISS BLANCHE HALL WILL ENTERTAIN THE MEMBERS OF THE SANS SOUCI CLUB WITH A SIX O'CLOCK DINNER.

MISS LENA KITCHENS WILL BE THE GUEST OF MISS EDITH HILL AT GREENWAY FOR TWO WEEKS.

LON KING VISITED FRIENDS IN PARAGOULD . MR. KING RESIDES AT RECTOR AND IS WELL KNOWN IN PARAGOULD.

T.T. THOMPSON HAS CONTRACTED TWO BRICK BUSINESS HOUSES FOR CHAS. ROWSE AT BLYTHEVILLE AND LEFT THIS MORNING FOR THAT PLACE TO START THE WORK.

W.F. BAILEY PURCHASED THE BEARDEN RESIDENCE ON W. HUNT STREET.

ASHLEY SALE HAS RETURNED FROM BRINKLEY , WHERE HE ASSISTED HENRY WOLF , THE LEADING MERCHANT OF THAT CITY , IN CONDUCTING A SALE OF GOODS DAMAGED BY THE RECENT CYCLONE THAT DESTROYED THE TOWN.

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APRIL 15, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

AD AN SOL BERTIG RETURNED HOME FROM BLTHEVILLE WHERE THEY SPENT A COUPLE OF DAYS ON BUSINESS WITH THEIR STORE AT THAT PLACE.

E.O. CARTWRIGHT , REPRESENTING THE COLUMBIAN , WOODMEN , WAS IN THE CITY FROM JONESBORO THE FIRST OF THE WEEK .

THE JOHN B. GORDON CHAPTER U.D.C. WILL CONDUCT A SILVER TEA AT THE HOME OF MRS. INEZ McCRACKEN TOMORROW .

MRS. WILL TRICE IS REPORTED MUCH BETTER AFTER AN ILLNES OF ABOUT TEN DAYS . SHE IS STILL CONFINED TO THE SANITARIUM .

MRS. GROGAN OF THE OKLAHOMA SECTION , IS SERIOUSLY ILL WITH PNEUMONIA .

CHAS. STEDMAN IS SUFFERING FROM A SKINNED KNOGGIN CAUSED BY RUNNING INTO A PIECE OF IRON . HE LOOKS LIKE HE TRYING TO SPROUT A HORN.

MRS. T.R . WILLCOCKSON RETHURNED FROM POCAHONTAS WHERE SHE HAS BEEN AT THE BEDSIDE OF HER DAUGHTER MRS. MINTON McHANEY . SHE LEFT HER DAUGHTER MUCH IMPROVED.

J.O. JOHNSON OF BRIGHTON WAS IN THE CITY ON BUSINESS.

SAM LAYMAN WAS ON BUSINESS HERE FROM CARDWELL.

MRS. W.L. CASTLEBERRY OF PIGGOTT IS VISITING IN THE CITY TODAY.

J.R. CAMPBELL OF MARMADUKE IS REGISTERED AT THE CITY HOTEL.

W.M. ROSS WAS HERE THIS MORNING AND RETURNED TO GAINESVILLE ON THE NOON TRAIN.

W. JONES OF RECTOR VISITED FRIENDS IN THE CITY YESTERDAY.

CHARLEY GREEN AN OLD PARAGOULD BOY NOW LOCATED AT HORNERSVILLE IS VISITING FRIENDS .

MRS. W.E. SPENCE AND MISS MAYME HIGHTOWER OF PIGGOTT ARE VISITING IN THE CITY TODAY.

J.V. BARNER , J.C. MILLER AND S.L. STURFILL OF LIGHT WERE BUSINESS VISITORS IN THE CITY .

MRS. I.C. LANGLEY OF PIGGOTT IS SPENDING THE DAY SHOPPING IN THE CITY.

W.C. THOMAS WENT TO STONWALL THIS MORNING TO LOOD AFTER THE INTERESTS OF HIS STAVE MILL LOCATED IN THAT AREA.

JOE KNIGHT LEFT TODAY FOR POPLAR BLUFF WHERE HE WILL STAY SEVERAL DAYS WITH HIS SISTER MRS. LIZZIE PETERS.

MRS. GEORGE SMITH , FORMERLY OF PARAGOULD IS HERE FROM WYNNE VISITING FRIENDS .

MRS. HOWARD MARTIN LEAVES TONIGHT VIA KANSAS CITY , FOR LIBERTY , MISSOURI . WHERE SHE WILL BE VISITING AT THE HOME OF HER MOTHER.

ALPHOUSE CUPP VISITED AT HOME LAST NIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVERAL MONTHS AND LEFT THIS MORNING FOR BRINKLEY WHERE HE WORKS AS A LINEMAN WITH A RECONSTRUCTION GANG EMPLOYED BY THE SOUTHWESTERN TELEPHONE COMPANY.

JAS DOLLINS , THE PAINTER , FROM JONESBORO WAS IN THE CITY TODAY. MR. DOLLINS HAS THE CONTRACT FOR PAINTING THE BASEBALL PARK AT JONESBORO .

FRED NOLAN LEFT THIS MORNING FOR HIS HOME IN UNION CITY , TENNESSEE .

THE INITIAL GAME OF THE PARAGOULD TENNIS CLUB WAS PLAYED ON THE NEW COURT ON BENTON KITCHENS LOT ON W. COURT STREET . THE ELKS ARE GETTING THEIR COURT IN SAPE IN THE OKLAHOMA SECTION LOCATED ON THE WITHERINGTON LOTS AND WILL HAVE AN IDEAL PLACE FOR THE SPORT.

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MARCH 2, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

J.C. FORD LEFT LAST NIGHT FOR KNOBEL ON BUSINESS.

B.L. HARDWOOD LEFT THIS MORNING ON BUSINESS TO HELENA.

JOHN WOODARD WAS VISITING FROM BLYTHEVILLE.

J.B. FORRESTER . OF CARDWELL HAD BUSINESS IN THE CITY.

J.R. RHYNE OF GREENWAY IS A BUSINESS VISITOR TODAY.

J.G. BILLINGS OF SENATH TRANSACTED BUSINESS IN THE CITY , YESTERDAY.

J.R. ROADS OF CARDWELL WAS IN PARAGOULD ON BUSINESS .

I.B. GRACE OF RECTOR WAS REGISTERED AT THE CITY HOTEL

J.M. HARVING OF POPLAR BLUFF WAS REGISTERED AT THE PARK HOTEL YESTERDAY.

W.J. KENNEDY OF POPLAR BLUFF WAS HERE ON BUSINESS .

R.C. STRIPPS OF THE L.J. SMITH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY WAS HERE FROM BETHEL LAST NIGHT.

T.E. FRENCH WAS HERE FROM BLACK JACK YESTERDAY ON BUSINESS AND VISITING FRIENDS.

JOHN A. CHILDERS OF JONESBORO VISTED FRIENDS AND TRANSACTED BUSINESS HERE YESTERDAY.

FRENCH QUINN SPENT YESTERDAY IN THE CITY .

A.L. SNOWDEN LEFT ON THE EARLY IRON MOUNTAIN CANNON BALL THIS MORNING FOR BUSINESS IN MEMPHIS.

ROBERT ALLISON ARRIVED LAST NIGHT WAS PASSING THRU FROM MEMPHIS TO TO CARDWELL ON THE P.S.E.

WILL ABRAHAMS THE CLEVER AND HUSTLING MERCHANT , LEFT LAST NIGHT FOR ST. LOUIS TO SPEND A FEW DAYS IN THE INTEREST OF HIS STORE.

THE CONDITION OF NEWT WRIGHT IS REPORTED IMPROVED TODAY. HE HAS BEEN QUITE SICK THE PAST WEEK SUFFERING FROM PNEUMONIA.

MANAGER WHITSITT OFFERED AND EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD PROGRAM OF MOTION PICTURES AT THE CAVE THEATER LAST NIGHT AND WILL PRESENT AN ENTIRE CHANGE THIS EVENING.

A ROAD MAN HAS OPENED A BOX BALL ALLEY IN THE STORE ROOM FORMERLY OCCUPIED BY ROSS FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY STORE SOUTH PRUET STREET . HE HAS TWO ALLEYS AND THEY ARE BOTH KEPT BUSY DAY AND NIGHT BY DEVOTEES OF THE SPORT.

Z.C. MITCHELL SUPERINTENDENT OF L.J. SMITH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IS IN THE CITY ON BUSINESS. WORK IS NOW UNDER FULL HEADWAY AT THE GRAVEL PIT SOUTH OF TOWN AND THE BIG STEAM SHOVEL IS BUSY EXTRACTING THE GRAVEL TO BE USED IN BALLASTING.

AFTER A DELIGHTFUL VISIT OF ONE MONTH IN PARAGOULD TE GUEST OF HER DAUGHTER , MRS. ELI MEISER , MRS. L.J. KINNARD , LEFT LAST NIGHT FOR HER HOME AT LATONIA , FLORIDA . SHE WAS ACCOMPANIED AS FAR AS JONESBORO BY MRS. MEISER .

LOST : ON THE STREETS OR IN SOME OF THE STORES IN PARAGOULD SATURDAY A LARGE ENVELOPE , ADDRESSED TO THE SECURITY BANK & TRUST CO. CONTAINING SOME COUNTY SCRIP AND A BANK REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE . FINDER PLEASE DELIVER AT SOLIPHONE OFFICE FOR REWARD .

R.E. LACKNER LAST SATURDAY PURCHASED THE BUSINESS ROOM IN WHICH HE HAS JEWELRY STORE FROM MRS. KATE MOORING . THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST VALABLE PIECES OF BUSINESS PROPERTY IN THE CITY AND HAS BEEN OCCUPIED BY MR. LACKNER AS A JEWLERY STORE TEN OR TWELVE YEARS AND WAS FORMERLY THE LOCATION OF THE POSTOFFICE . THE BUILDING WAS ERECTED BY MR. WYATT MOORING , DECEASED ABOUT TWENTY YEARS AGO.

CHAS. M. BUCKNER OF MARSHAL , MISSOURI AND L.R. ERYINE OF SLATER , MISSOURI ARE IN THE CITY TODAY PROSPECTING WITH A VIEW TO LOCATING A CLOTHING AND SHOE STORE IN PARAGOULD . THEY ARE REPRESENTING THE BUCKNER ASSOCIATION A CHAIN OF IMPORTANT MERCANTILE ESTABLISHMENTS IN MISSOURI , LOCATED AT MARSHALL CENTRALIA , CAPE GIRARDEAU .

MRS. TOM HESTER OF EAST EMERSON IS ABLE TO BE UP AFTER AN ILLNESS OF ABOUT TWO WEEKS.

MRS. JOHN IVANS OF EAST COURT ST. IS IN A SERIOUS CONDITION . SHE HAS BEEN ILL FOR SOME TIME.

KURMUEL WILLIAMS OF E. VINE IS STILL UNABLE TO BE UP . HE HAS BEEN SICK FOR A WEEK.

MRS. WILLIAM SILIS OF N. FOURTH AVENUE IS STILL VERY CRITICALLY ILL.

MRS. T.A. CARRICK OF EAST EMERSON STREET IS SERIOUSLY ILL .

WINNIE THE LITTLE FOUR YEAR OLD DAUGHTER OF MR. AND MRS. SAM DAVIS OF E. VINE IS SOME BETTER.

JOE COFFMAN OF INDIANA ARRIVED FRIDAY MORNING ON A VISIT TO RELATIVES IN PARAGOULD.

MRS. M.L. WOOD OF E. JUNCTION RETURNED YESTERDAY MORNING FROM WYNNE WHERE SHE HAD BEEN ON A VISIT TO RELATIVES.

MRS. FRANK ZEIGLER OF EAST COURT IS STILL IN CRITICAL CONDITION . SHE HAS BEEN ILL FOR THE PAST FOUR WEEKS.

MRS. H.W. NESLER AND BABY RETURNED THURSDAY TO THEIR HOME IN JONESBORO AFTER A VISIT TO RELATIVES AT PARAGOULD.

MR. AND MRS. FRED HOFFMAN OF E. GARLAND SPENT SUNDAY TWO MILES WEST OF THE CITY AT THE HOME OF V.A. PHILLIPS AND FAMILY.

DAN DESMOND , SR. OF E. GARLAND IS STILL IN A VERY CRITICAL CONDITION AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO RECOVER . HE HAS BEEN SERIOUSLY ILL FOR FAST WEEKS.

MRS. B.O. GREENE AND CHILDREN RETURNED YESTERDAY MORNING TO THEIR HOME IN JONESBORO AFTER A BRIEF VISIT TO RELATIVES AT PARAGOULD.

J.D. HENDERSON AND WIFE ARE MOVING FROM THE MILNER PROPERTY ON E. GARLAND INTO A HOUSE ON E. JUNCTION VACATED BY TOM PRITCHARD.

MRS. ROSA COFFMAN IS STILL CRITICALLY ILL WITH PNEUMONIA AT THE FAMILY HOME ON E. EMERSON . SHE IS NOT EXPECTED TO RECOVER.

MRS. JENNIE COFFMAN RETURNED SATURDAY TO HER HOME AT BIG CREEK AFTER A PLEASANT WEEKS VISIT AT THE HOME OF HER AUNT MRS. BRUCE MONTIETH ON E. POPLAR STREET.

MRS. GEO. HAYNES OF N. PRUET IS IN SERIOUS CONDITION AND IS NOT EXPECTED TO RECOVER.

GEO. MOORE , SON OF MRS. WILLIAM MOORE , OF EAST COURT NOW BEARS THE TITLE OF PA-PA . THE BABY A GIRL WAS BORN LAST WEEK. MR. MOORE IS WELL KNOWN IN PARAGOULD.

MISS IVA GROOMS OF E. VINE WHO HAS BEEN SERIOUSLY ILL THE PAST FIVE WEEKS WITH TYPHOID FEVER IS GROWING WORSE THE DOCTOR FEARS SHE WILL HAVE PNEUMONIA ALSO.

JAMES HUNTER AND DAVE ALEXANDER RETURNED THURSDAY FROM SPRINGFIELD , MO. WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN THE PAST FOUR MONTHS TAKING A COMMERCIAL COURSE IN THE SPRINGFIELD BUSINESS COLLEGE.

JOHN KING , SON OF S.L. KING , OF MARMADUKE AND MISS MYRTLE JARVIS , DAUGHTER OF BENSON JARVIS OF HALLIDAY WERE QUIETLY MARRIED SUNDAY AT THE HOME OF THE BRIDE . MR. AND MRS. KING ARE NOW AT HOME TO THEIR FRIENDS AT MARMADUKE.

MARCH 3, 1909 - THE SOLIPHONE

 

WHEN THE CACHE VALLEY RAILROAD IS COMPLETED TO PARAGOULD THE LONG LOOKED FOR WESTERN OUTLET WILL BE AFFORDED AND THE TOWN WILL TAKE ON A NEW LIFE .

MESSRS DELONG AND SHIELDS OF EDDYVILLE , IND. ARE IN THE CITY PROSPECTING .

PIERCE TAYLOR IS AT WALNUT RIDGE TODAY ON BUSINESS CONNECTED WITH THE PROPOSED BIG CACHE VALLEY DITCH , WHICH WILL BE FIFTEEN OR TWENTY MILES LONG AND WILL BE THE BIGGEST DITCH EVER PROJECTED IN NORTHEAST ARKANSAS.

WESTER STEVENSON OF THE CENTER HILL NEIGHBORHOOD IS AMONG THE NEW STUDENTS AT THE NORMAL THIS WEEK HAVING JUST COMPLETED A SUCCESSFUL TERM OF SCHOOL IN THE WESTERN SECTION OF THE COUNTY.

MISS PEARL JUSTICE WHO HAS BEEN ATTENDING THE PEABODY NORMAL AT NASHVILLE SINCE LAS FALL IS EPECTED HOME IN A SHORT TIME SHE HAVING COMPLETED THE COURSE AND IS NOW TAKING THE FINAL EXAMINATION .

RALPH NANCE HAS ARRIVED HOME FROM A VISIT OF TWO MONTHS TO RELATIVES IN TENNESSEE . WHILE GONE HE SUFFERED A PARTIAL STROKE OF PARALYSIS , BUT HAS IMPROVED.

GUS WELBORN TOOK CHARGE OF THE McHANEY STUDIO ON N. PRUET AND IS HUSTLING THINGS AROUND . MR. WELBORN IS ALSO IN CHARGE OF THE MISS ALQUEST STUDION ON W. COURT AND WILL CONDUCT BOTH BUSINESS.

DR. MELROSE THE NAVAHO MAN , VISTED AT RECTOR YESTERDAY MAKING ARRANGEMENTS TO GIVE A STREET CORNER ADVERTISEMENT OF HIS REMEDIES .

ANDY LYNN WHO CONDUCTS A GROCERY IN ONE OF THE SMALL BUSINESS ROOMS N. PRUET HAS RENTED THE CORNER STORE THAT WAS OCCUPIED BY GEORGE COX .

THE FAMILY OF MR. J.R. CATHEY HAVE BEEN AFFLICTED BY SICKNESS FOR THE PAST WEEK.

MISS GRACE NETTLES HAS RETURNED FROM CHICAGO WHERE SHE SPENT THREE WEEKS IN THE STUDY OF THE LATEST STYLES , FADS AND FASHIONS IN MILLINERY .

 

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NOVEMBER 10, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

A DAUGHTER WAS BORN MONDAY MORNING TO MR. AND MRS. WILL SCOTT ON W. JUNCTION ,

R.H. WEATHERLY LEFT THIS MORNING WITH A CAR LOAD OF HOGS FOR THE MARKETS IN ST. LOUIS.

MASTER HORACE CAMPBELL OF NORTH SECOND IS RECOVERING FROM A SERIOUS ILLNESS OF SEVERAL DAYS .

P.D. ROE VISTED POINTS SOUTH ON THE IRON MOUNTAIN FOR THE CLARK GRO. CO.

MRS. J.W. SWAIM LEFT THIS MORNING FOR PINE BLUFF TO JOIN HER HUSBAND WH HAS ACCEPTED A POSITION IN THAT CITY.

MRS. McCULLOUGH OF STONEWALL IS VISITING FRIENDS IN THE CITY.

MRS. J.P. ROBINSON RETURNED TODAY TO HER HOME AT MITCHELL'S POINT AFTER A VISIT AT THE HOME OF REV. A.C. GRIFFIN.

 

DECEMBER 4, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

LOCAL NEWS

J.D. BROOKS WHO WAS MENTIONED IN THE SOLIPHONE YESTERDAY AS BEING THE GUEST OF HIS COUSIN , ALEX STAMPS AND FAMILY , HAS DECIDED TO LOCATE IN PARAGOULD AND WILL MOVE HIS FAMILY HERE NEXT WEEK. HE HAS PROCURED A HOUSE AND HAD HIS WINTER'S FUEL PUT IN. MR. BROOKS HAS BOUGHT THE INTEREST OF AMBROSE SMITH IN THE BUSINESS OF J.A. STAMPS & CO. THE DEAL HAVING BEING CLOSED YESTERDAY.

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DECEMBER 6, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

JOHN MCCULLOOCH AND SONS , BOB AND ARDNOR OF MITCHELL'S POINT WERE THE GUEST OF PARAGOULD RELATIVES LAST SATURDAY.

MRS. B. COOPER ARRIVED LAST NIGHT FROM GIDEON , MO. AND IS AT THE BESIDE OF HER MOTHER , MRS. W. ARMSTRONG , WHO IS SERIOUSLY ILL OF CANCER.

JUDGE MILLER OF JACKSON, MO. ARRIVED YESTERDAY AND IS A GUEST AT THE WALKER HOUSE.

MISS WINT MACK SPENT SUNDAY AT HOME AND RETURNED THIS MORNING TO BETHEL WHERE SHE IS TEACHING SCHOOL.

TOM COGAN AN OLD PARAGOULD BOY HAS BEEN SENT HERE FROM ILLMO TO PILOT NEW CREWS OF THE IRON MOUNTAIN FROM PARAGOULD TO ILLMO.

MRS. EMMA WICKS AND SON , OSCAR , WERE CALLED YESTERDAY TO THEIR HOME AT CHARLESTON , MO. TO BE AT THE BEDSIDE OF HER MOTHER WHO IS CRITICALLY ILL. FURING THE PAST FEW DAYS MRS. WICKS HAS BEEN THE GUEST AT THE HOME OF HER SISTER MRS. L. ATTEBERRY.

TOM PRITCHARD HAS BEEN CALLED HOME TO BE AT THE BEDSIDE OF HIS LITTLE SON WHO IS DANGEROUSLY ILL OF PNEUMONIA . MR. PRITCHARD IS ENGAGED IN THE SAWMILL BUSINESS AT MARVEL , ARK. THE CHILD IS SOME BETTER TODAY.

J.C. PILAND AND FAMILY MOVED LAST THURSDAY TO CARDWELL, MO. THE HOUSE IS NOW OCCUPIED BY CHAS. WILSON AND FAMILY.