Paragould's Family Album

THIS WAS PUBLISHED IN THE BIG PICTURE

PRODUCED BY PHOTO LITHOGRAPHY IN PARAGOULD'S OWN PLANT , THE WAYZGOOSE PRESS

THIS PAGE DID NOT HAVE A DATE .

DOCUMENT WRITTEN BY : TINA EASLEY

I HAVE CREATED THIS DOCUMENT WHILE RESEARCHING THE OLD NEWSPAPERS . I HAVE RE-WRITTEN THE ARTICLE BELOW IN MY OWN WORDS MAKING THE DOCUMENT BELOW COPYRIGHTABLE.

I BOUGHT THIS OLD PAPER AT A FLEA MARKET ! OH WHAT A TREASURER!

TINA EASLEY

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

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THESE GRECIAN DRAPED LOVELIES BELOW WERE MEMBERS OF THE DELSARTE CLASS IN PARAGOULD IN THE VERY EARLY YEARS OF 1900. THEY WERE STUDENTS OF THE LATE MRS. J.R. TAYLOR . JUST WHAT DRAMATIC SCENE THE GROUP IS DRAMATIZING IS NOT RECORDED .

READING LEFT TO RIGHT ; LYDIA PEAY , DAUGHTER OF THE PASTOR OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH , IDA LAMBERT (MRS. IDA FORD ) , MUZETTE GREY OF COVINGTON , TENN. , TOMPIE TOLAND , NIECE OF MRS. J.D. BLOCK , WHO BECOME THE WIFE OF REV BOZMAN , PROMINENT BAPTIST CLERGYMAN MINISTER IN ARKANSAS , JEAN BERTIG , (MRS. DAN KEMPER , OF GALVESTON , TEXAS ) ELIZABETH TRICE ( MRS. J.M. LOWE ) AND ANNA HAYS (MRS. E.B. CAUSEY)

THESE YOUNG LADIES BELOW BELONGED TO PARAGOULD'S EXCLUSIVE SOCIAL SET IN THE GAY NINETIES .

READING FROM LEFT TO RIGHT :

LOWER ROW , ANNA HAYS (MRS. E.B. CAUSEY ) ETTA GLASSCOCK (MRS. EUGENE SMITH OF LITTLE ROCK ) SAMMIE COURTNEY , MEMPHIS , TENN. BELLE HODGES , LATER MISS BELLE WALL , NELLIE SHARP , (DECEASED)

MIDDLE ROW ; SELMA THURMAN (MRS. ALEX VAUGHT , DALLAS , TEXAS ) KATE CLARK (MRS. BASCOMBE, DETROIT , MICH ) SADIE MOORING (MRS. O.C. GAUSKE, BLYTHEVILLE )

TOP ROW ; ETHEL VESTAL (MRS. JOHN LOFTEN , LITTLE ROCK) ETTA ISLAR (MRS. FRANK LANE ) HATTIE WHYERS (MRS. JIM THOMPSON , DECEASED) FRANCES JACKSON , (MRS. HARRY DONALDSON , DECEASED) ALLIE STEDMAN (MRS. SCROOP ENLOE, DECEASED) TABBIE KNOX (DECEASED) ELIZABETH TRICE (MRS. J.M. LOWE) AND CANDANCE KNIGHT.