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The Forrest City Times
1907



The Forrest City Times Newspaper
Here are pictures of the OWNER AND EDITOR, RESPECTIVELY, Mr.Landvoight and Mr.Vadakin from 1905 and The Banner Line in 1898



In Chronological Order-
Selected Articles in The Paper[Deaths/Births/Marriages/Announcements, and Phone List]
UPDATED March 17,2008
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Forrest City Times Newspaper-Year 1907 Articles have been summarized! Paul V. Isbell
Motto:Forrest City Times:"Fear God, Tell the Truth and Make Money"
DEATHS:
5-17-1907 - JORDAN - HENRY - J. - MRS. - - unk - 5 7 1907 - UNKNOWN - IN MEMORIAM=A devoted wife, mother and sister, has been called to enter life eternal. In the death of Mrs.Henry J.Jordan, which occurred May 7,1907, we have lost from our midst a pure sweet Christian woman. A Friend, Palestine, Ark. May 15,1907.
6-14-1907 - MONTGOMERY - JOHN - - - - 1848 - 6 13 1907 - HUGHES - Mr.John Montgomery, who resided on Squire McLaren's place in Johnson township, died yesterday morning, June 13,1907, of some lung trouble. He was buried in the afternoon at the Hughes cemetery, Rev.Kelso conducting the services at the grave. Mr.Montgomery was about 59 years of age, and leaves a wife and four children, 3 boys aged respectively 22, 16, and 12 years, and one daughter, aged 4 years to mourn his loss.
6-14-1907 - CRAIG - J. - A. - MRS. - - UNK - 6 8 1907 - CITY - Mrs.J.A.Craig, a highly respected and long time citizen of Forrest City, died Saturday, June 8,1907, and was buried at the Forrest City Cemetery Sunday. Elder Newman conducting the services. She had been suffering from cancer of the stomach for a number of years, and as a result of ill health, had been in strained circumstances, having fought a brave fight in life's battles, and is now at rest. She was a good woman, and when well was industrious and frugal. She leaves three young sons to continue life's journey without a mother's counsel.
6-14-1907 - WALLACE - LAWRENCE - - - - UNK - 6 1907 - UNKNOWN - Lawrence Wallace, a barber, who had been in the employ of Ernest Carson for some time, went to Little Rock on Tuesday of last week, was taken sick and died of slow fever. He was well liked and his friends mourn his loss.
6-21-1907 - PREWETT - PATRICK - HENRY - CAPT. - - 12 12 1860 - 6 17 1907 - CITY - Capt.P.H.Prewett is Dead-unable to read, sorry!
6-21-1907 - DUDLEY - BESSIE - MAY - MISS - - 1905 - 6 15 1907 - HAYNES - Bessie Dudley, the sweet little daughter of Mr.& Mrs.Wm.Dudley died last Saturday, June 15,1907, and was buried the same day at Haynes cemetery. She was but two years of age.
6-21-1907 - FULTON - UNKNOWN - - - - 1896 - 6 16 1907 - UNKNOWN - Two young boys, named Fulton, were playing with a shotgun Sunday, when it discharged by the younger boy, and blew off the top of the head of the older brother, age 11, killing him instantly.
6-28-1907 - BROCK - JIM - - - - unk - 6 8 1907 - UNKNOWN - The examining trial of Usury Griffin for the murder of Jim Brock which took place on June 8,1907 at the courthouse before Justice Turley. Griffin was defended by Hon.R.J.Williams, and Mr.Bogle of Brinkley was the assistant prosecuting attorney.
7-5-1907 - FONDREN - J. - T. - - - unk - 1907 - WYNNE - Death of J.T.Fondren=The remains were shipped to Wynne for burial. Un readable. He was a brother of Mrs.W.H.McDaniel and father of Mr.Elmer Fondren of this city. He had gone to Memphis for surgery, but did not survive.
7-5-1907 - WILSON - ROSA - LEE - - HIGGINS - 12 17 1878 - 6 26 1907 - HUGHES - The Forrest City Times. July 5, 1907. Death of Mrs. Rosa Lee Wilson. Mrs. Rosa Lee Wilson died June 26, 1907 at 8:30 o'clock p. m. after an illness of fourteen days from premature childbirth and malarial complications, having been in bad health since last September. At times she seemed to be much better and able to be up, and a part of the time do her housework. But as time wore on she gradually grew weaker until she was confined to her bed, but by close attention from physicians and nurses, rallied and was able to be up part of the time. She visited her sister, Mrs. Belle Beck, at Caldwell, where she seemed to improve more rapidly, when she decided that a visit to Forrest City and also the home of her brother-in-law, Mr. H. J. Jordan, of Palestine, might add to the improvement of her health, and after having been there only three days, she suddenly re lapsed and continued to grow worse until she fell asleep in Jesus for this separation of a soul from its temporal abode was like one falling asleep without a frown or a trace of pain. Deceased was a devoted member of the Missionary Baptist Church, a conscientious member of the Knights and Ladies of Honor and lived a model Christian life, ministering to the sick and afflicted regardless of race or color when it was in her power to do so. She was a daughter of William J. and Pat.. A. Higgins, and was born near Pine Tree, Ark., Dec. 17, 1878, and died June 26, 1907, aged 28 years, 6 months and 9 days. Her mother died when she was quite an infant, and her training, as she grew up, was left to her older sisters and to two stepmothers, one of whom still survives her, and well did she profit by their instructions and at an early day she sought the pardoning powers of Christ and became a Christian, uniting with the church above mentioned. She was greatly devoted to her father, looking upon him as her closest earthly friend, and regarding his word as law. Her devotion being such that she never entirely recovered from the shock of his death. At the age of nineteen she married Prof. James M. Wilson. Their union was blest with happiness, and God gave them two sweet baby girls, Willie Marie and Rosa Ernestine. But it was not God's will that they keep Willie Marie, so He took her from them at the age of four years thus giving her mother a cup of sorrow to which she never became reconciled, and during her last days she would point to Marie as her guiding star, telling her heart broken husband that she was beckoning her to come up higher, and then she would insist that she would be with her soon. After the death of Marie, Mrs. Wilson suffered great anxiety, fearing that God would call Ernestine, too, and that she would be left child less and this dread remained with her to her death. While her greatest hope seemed to be to get well, she bore her sufferings with the utmost patience, ever trusting in God, but when she realized that the Saviour was in need of her, she seemed to be perfectly willing and ready to go, giving the keeping of her child over to its father and her aunt, Mrs. Belle Beck. Mrs. Wilson was buried by the Knights and Ladies of Honor. An escort of the Palestine lodge accompanying the corpse from the home of Mr. Jordan to the depot and an escort of two, Messrs. Joe Stayton and Will Coffee escorted it to its destination. The remains were interred in the family burying ground at the Hughes cemetery, there being the ritualistic services of the Knights and Ladies of Honor, and Elder Newman of Forrest City Baptist church, conducting the religious exercises. She leaves a heart broken husband, a little girl, four years old, five sisters and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn their loss. But, sad relatives and friends, console yourselves with the thought that Jesus does all things well and look to God, the giver of all that is good, for a more perfect consolation, as He has taken Rosa to live with Him and be one of the heavenly host. She is sleeping, sweetly sleeping in a new made grave today. We are weeping, sadly weeping. For our darlin's gone away.
7-5-1907 - GRADDY - HAYWOOD - - - - UNK - 11 3 1906 - UNKNOWN - Coroner F.P.Todd received a voucher from the C.R.I.& P.Railway this week for $12.40 to cover the expenses of burying Haywood Graddy, who died Nov.3,1906 near Whitmore.
7-12-1907 - HUGHES - T. - T. - - - 1847 - 7 19 1907 - HUGHES - The Forrest City Times, July 19, 1907 Death of T. . Hughes. Mr. T. T. Hughes, a well known, highly respected and prosperous farmer of Johnson township, died Tuesday night, July 9, 1907, about 12 o'clock, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Will Devasier, five miles north of Forrest City, aged about 60 years, of general debility and old age, having but recently nursed his beloved wife in her last illness, she having died just five days and five hours previous to his death. The funeral and interment took place Wednesday afternoon at Hughes cemetery, in the presence of a large number of relatives, neighbors and friends. Rev. P. H. Hensley, Jr., of the Presbyterian church of this city, conducting the religious exercises. He leaves one son, middle aged, and other relatives to mourn, and a large circle of friends made by a long life of upright living to regret his death. The TImes extends sincere sympathy to the bereaved, and hopes that the Great Comforter will bring peace to their lacerated hearts. PER BRENDA HUNTLEY TRANSCRIPTION.
7-12-1907 - BRYAN - ALBERT - - - - unk - 7 1907 - UNKNOWN - RUNNAWAY TEAM KILLS MAN= A team of two mules spooked as they came up Washington street and struck a light buggy containing a woman and young girl who were injured, and Albert Bryan was killed. Drs.Merritt and Bogart did all they could, but to no avail.
7-26-1907 - LOGAN - SALLIE - A. - MRS. - - 1860 - 7 25 1907 - HUGHES - Mrs.Joe Logan Dead=General regret and sorrow prevailed and was expressed in this community this morning, when it was known that the spirit of Mrs.Joe Logan had taken its flight and passed over the river. Mrs.Logan had been in failing health for some time, being afflicted with dropsy, and has had every attention of devoted husband and friends and the benefit of physicians, but all to no avail. Thursday, July 25,1907 at 12 o'clock at her home in Johnson township. The funeral and interment will take place this Friday evening at the Hughes cemetery under the auspices of the Knights and Ladies of Honor, of which order she was a devoted member. Rev.B.L.Wilford will conduct the religious ceremonies. Mrs.Logan was the wife of Deputy Sheriff Joe Logan, who survives her, and is well known in this county. She also leaves one daughter, Mrs.L.R.Webb, and both are heart broken at her demise. She was 47 years of age, and had been a consistent member of the Methodist church for seventeen years. Mrs.Sallie A.Logan was born in Tennessee on Jan.13,1860. She was first married to Othello Donell. Their union was blessed with one child, Sula, a lovely daughter, to whom she was much devoted and who was very much devoted to her mother, so much so that she was never away from her mother for as much as a week at one time, and was as attentive to her as she could be, staying with her night and day, doing everything that she could until the end, when Mrs.Webb, nee Sula Donnol, was so much overcome with grief that it seemed she could not give up her mother at all. Mrs.Logan was married for the second time Jan.31,1883 with Mr.Joseph M.Logan, and this union was blessed with one child-a handsome boy, Joseph W.-who was a great source of pleasure to his parents., but when he was only nine or ten years of age, God willed that the little fellow should lose his life by accident, which incident tore their heart strings and the family deplored very much. Mrs. Logan took sick about the first of February with jaundice, and later she was afflicted with dropsy, which finally caused her death.
7-26-1907 - ROLFE - M. - V. - MRS. - - unk - 7 1907 - - Death of Mrs.Rolfe- Mrs.M.V.Rolfe mother of E.A. and S.A.Rolfe is dead. Un readable
8-2-1907 - MURTA - JESSIE - - MISS - - 1887 - 7 1907 - UNKNOWN - Mrs.J.S.R.Cowan and Miss Nellie Murta went to Memphis Saturday in a answer to a telephone message that conveyed the distressing news of the sudden death of Miss Jessie Murta, of heart failure. She was quite well known here having resided with Judge and Mrs.Cowan for some time about five years ago. She was twenty years of age and just in the full bloom of womanhood.
8-2-1907 - PARTRIDGE - MARY - V. - MISS - - 1906 - 7 30 1907 - CITY - Mr.& Mrs.Wm.Partridge have the sympathy of the entire community in the loss of their daughter Mary V., eleven months old, who died Tuesday, Jul.30,1907. The precious remains were interred in the Forrest City Cemetery the following day, Elder W.H.Paslay conducting the religious ceremonies at the grave.
8-2-1907 - DOBSON - JAMES - - - - unk - 7 28 1907 - UNKNOWN - James Dobson, the well known and respected porter for N.B.Nelson & Co., died Sunday night, Jul.28,1907, and was buried Tuesday in the cemetery east of town under the auspices of the Knights of Pythias, of which he was a prominent and faithful member. He had been suffering from hemorrhoids and had an operation performed, after which he died.
8-9-1907 - RANDOLPH - ED - - - - UNK - 8 4 1907 - KENTUCKY - A Sunday Tragedy=James New shoots and instantly kills Ed Randolph on Linden Island. News reached the city Sunday night of a fatal shooting at Linden Island, in which Ed Randolph, a timber man in the employ of Capt.John Young. The story unfolds that they had been enemies for over a year, and New blamed Randolph for breaking up his home, and responsible for the separation from his wife. Coroner Todd determined that Randolph came to his death due to gun shots fired by James New, who was under a warrant of arrest, which was given Constable Joe Myers of Goodwin township. New is still at large. New surrendered on Wednesday following and is now in jail. Randolph's body was prepared by Stevens Bros. and shipped to Princeton, Kentucky for interment at the wish of Randolph's mother. The autopsy showed eleven bullet holes. He was exonerated in Squire F.M.Pipkin's court in the paper of Aug.16,1907.
8-16-1907 - SHORT - T. - A. - DR. - - UNK - 8 13 1907 - UNKNOWN - Dr.T.A.Short, member of the firm of W.A.Short & Co., Cotton buyers of Helena died Aug.13,1907. This is the second serious loss by death this firm has sustained during the last year.
8-16-1907 - KELLEY - JOHN - P. - - - UNK - 8 9 1907 - UNKNOWN - BRAKEMAN KILLED=John P.Kelley, of Local Freight Crew loses life While Engine is attempting to catch runaway car. On last Friday evening, Aug.9,1907, while switching in front of the Times office, a coal car was set off on the main line, and started down toward the depot. A brakeman was riding the car and set the brake, but it soon became evident that either the brake was in bad order, or the brakeman was unable to set it up sufficiently tight to hold the car, and it momentarily gained speed. While John Kelley was working with other cars, he noticed the runaway and told the engineer to move the train to attempt to stop the car, and when he caught the car, the jolt caused Kelley to be crushed between the cars, and instantly died. Kelley was unmarried, and lived in Memphis. The body was embalmed at Stevens Bros., and then shipped to Little Rock per the railway instructions.
8-23-1907 - VINSON - HUGH - - MRS. - - 1889 - 8 9 1907 - HUGHES - AWAKENS THE PAST=A sad death, a journey, and reminiscences of past happy experiences. Mr.W.A.Weddington and son, Aaron, of Colt, were trading in town Monday while visiting his sister and aunt, respectively, Miss Emma Weddington, who makes her home with Mr.& Mrs.J.D.Baugh in this city. They gave us a call and informed us of the sudden and very sad death of Mrs.Vinson, the beloved wife of Mr.Hugh Vinson, which occurred at their home in Colt, last Friday, Aug.16,1907. Mrs.Vinson had been in very good health, apparently, said Mr.Weddington, but on Friday morning she was struck by a chill, which despite the skill of her physicians and the careful nursing of loving hands, caused her death the same evening of congestion. The funeral took place and the precious remains were interred in the Hughes Cemetery the following day in the presence of a large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends. Deceased was a daughter of Mr.& Mrs.W.P.Fletcher, of Telico township, and leaves a husband who she had recently married, probably last fall, and was only eighteen years of age.
8-23-1907 - BAXTER - B. - F. - - - 1860 - 8 10 1907 - UNKNOWN - Mr.B.F.Baxter, a well known farmer of this county, who formerly lived at or near Widener, died on Aug.10,1907, aged 47 years of malarial hermaturia. We have been unable to learn any particulars.
8-23-1907 - PHILLIPS - SAM - - - - 1888 - 8 18 1907 - ILLINOIS - Mr.Sam Phillips, a young man of 19 years of age, who had been in the South only a short time died near Widener last Sunday, Aug.18,1907, of congestion. Stevens Bros. of this city embalmed the body and shipped it to his former home in Illinois. He had been sick some time, but was much better, and ate too heartily, and with indiscretion, thus causing his death.
8-23-1907 - FRIERSON - TOM - - - - UNK - 8 19 1907 - UNKNOWN - DIES OF HIS WOUNDS=Tom Frierson, the house breaker, and all around bad man, who was captured after being shot twice in the hip with a pistol in the hands of Richard Snowden, and received a load of buck shot from the hands of Will Baldwin on Aug.2, 1907, while Snowden and Baldwin were attempting to arrest him, and who were shortly afterward brought to town and lodged in jail, died on Monday, Aug.19, 1907, as a result of the wounds. His escapades took place in the Fergusonville neighborhood until the posse caught up with him.
8-30-1907 - BATTS - J. - E. - MRS. - - 9 16 1848 - 8 26 1907 - HUGHES - DEATH OF MRS.BATTS=The many friends of family were sorry to hear of the death of Mrs.J.E.Batts, which sad event occurred at the family residence on their farm, 3 miles and a half northeast of town, on the New Castle road, on Monday, August 26,1907, about 10 o'clock am. Mrs.Batts was born Sep.l6,1848, and was married to Jno.E.J.Batts, Feb.17,1869. She was a daughter of Mr.& Mrs.W.A.Horton, and was born and raised in Lime Stone County, Alabama, where she lived until Nov.14,1890, when the family moved to St.Francis county, where they have since made their home. She professed religion in 1871, and joined the Baptist church, of which she has since been a consistent member, and lived a true Christian life. She was the mother of seven sons, four of whom, Jud, George, Walter and Rolly, are living, and the grandmother of seven children. She leaves these and a husband to mourn her loss. The remains were interred in the Hughes cemetery on the following day, Aug.27,1907. Religious services were conducted by Elder W.H.Paslay, and were attended by a large circle of sorrowing friends and relatives.
9-6-1907 - McCUTCHEON - EDGAR - - MISS - - UNK - 9 3 1907 - CITY - DAUGHTER OF MR.& MRS.CHAS.B.McCUTCHEON DIES. The remains were interred in the Forrest City Cemetery. Hard to read.
9-13-1907 - IZARD - GEORGE - Addison - - - 9 25 1830 - 9 7 1907 - CITY - Death of Geo.Addison Izard=Mr.George Addison Izard died Saturday morning, Sep.7,1907, and the remains were buried in the Forrest City Cemetery Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev.J.E.Newman of the Baptist church officiating. Uncle George, as he was familiarly called, was perhaps the oldest St.Francis County resident, having been born on the site of the old Baptist church near the cemetery, seventy-seven years ago, on Sep.25th. For the past six years he has been in an almost helpless condition, being blind and crippled from a fall. Notwithstanding his condition Uncle George was a pleasant companion and his recollections of ye olden time were quite interesting He was a man strong in convictions, and nothing could turn him if he thought that he was right, and he died as he lived. He leaves a brother, Col.V.B.Izard, and a sister, Mrs.Reuben Dye, who are the last of the old Izard family. Peace to his ashes. Mr.Van B.Izard Jr. of Devalls Bluff, was in attendance at the funeral.
9-27-1907 - PORTER - GEORGE - - - - UNK - 9 25 1907 - UNKNOWN - An old and known man, George Porter, was found dead in Paslay's lumber yard Wednesday morning, Sep.25,1907. Coroner Todd and Marshall Davis viewed the remains, and were satisfied that he came to his death from natural causes and no inquest was held. It seems that he had been sick, and had made a pallet in between two lumber stacks the night before, upon which he spent the night and died. The remains were buried by the County.
10-4-1907 - REED - EAGLE - - - - UNK - 9 28 1907 - UNKNOWN - Sunday morning an early traveler was astonished to find the dead body of a man lying in the public highway, two miles above Madison on the east side of St.Francis river near the Hasley place. Coroner Todd was summoned and learned that the man was on his way home Saturday night, and was shot, the ball entering his left side, tearing away the upper part of his heart. The murder was committed about 8 o'clock and circumstances and some evidence point to George Stokes as the assassin, with Allen Jackson as accessory. They were arrested and arraigned, and were acquitted and released by Squire Turley after hearing the evidence.
10-18-1907 - TALKINGTON - RUBY - WANITA - - - 9 23 UNK - 10 12 1907 - UNKNOWN - IN MEMORIAM=In memory of Ruby, the sweet little daughter of Rev.& Mrs.W.P.Talkington, who passed gently away from this earth to join the celestial gathering at the great white throne, on Saturday evening, Oct.12,1907, at their home, the Methodist parsonage at Haynes, Ark. This sad and very sudden death has cast a gloom over the entire community, where she was greatly loved, and the memory of her young and eventful life will ever be treasured. Her remains were taken to Paragould for interment.
10-25-1907 - HAYES - ROSA - - - - UNK - 10 14 1907 - UNKNOWN - A Wicked Murder=Monday, Oct.14, at 7 pm, Coroner Todd was called to the Daddy Young place, near St.Francis river, one mile from the cutoff, to hold an inquest over the body of a woman named Rosa Hayes who had been brutally murdered in her own home. Her husband said they were in their home, as she had gotten up from the bed, to walk across to the other room, she was shot from the outside. Upon further investigation, it was found that the husband was lying, and Fenner Hayes was arrested.
10-25-1907 - PUGH - RICHARD - - - - UNK - 10 17 1907 - YOCONA - DEATH OF RICHARD PUGH=The news of the death of Richard Pugh cast a gloom over his many friends and acquaintances in Forrest City. He died Monday, Oct.17,1907 at his home in Franks township, after a lingering illness, of consumption, and was buried Tuesday afternoon in the beautiful little cemetery at Yocona, Elder W.H.Paslay assisted by Elder Newman, of the Baptist church offiiciating at the grave side. Richard was born and raised in St.Francis county. His early life was spent on the family farm, but his later years were spent in Forrest City where he was a salesman for various mercantile firms. About four years ago he went into the grocery business with Fondren, Smith & Co. until they went out of business. He went to San Antonio for his health, but it was for a short time, and after return, he suffered relapse and succumbed. He leaves a wife and three children, two of whom were twins, parents and other relatives, to mourn the loss of a devoted husband, father and son. He was the only son of Mr.& Mrs.L.J.Pugh. His ceremony was conducted by the fraternal order W.O.W.
10-25-1907 - THOMAS - MATTIE - - MRS. - - 1 7 1852 - 10 22 1907 - CITY - DEATH OF MRS.THOMAS=Mrs.Mattie H.Thomas, one of Forrest City's best known, most universally esteemed and greatly beloved woman is dead, and grief and gloom fills the home over which she has reigned as mother these many, many years. Mrs.Mattie H.Thomas was born at Union, S.Carolina on Jan.7,1852, where she resided continuously until one year after her marriage on Dec.15,1875, to Mr.J.H.Thomas. They removed to Senatobia, Miss., where they had resided until Jan.1894 when they came to Arkansas and located on the Graham farm in this county. Eight children have blessed this union, five of whom survive her. She was stricken with illness last January, and has been confined to her room since then. She has had every attention that skilled physicians, her devoted children, and many friends and neighbors could devise, but God, the Great Healer willed that she should come to her reward, and she passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct.22,1907. Religious services were held at the family residence Wednesday morning by Rev.P.H.Hensley of the Presbyterian church, assisted by the Rev.B.L.Wilford of the Methodist church, and a large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends followed the precious remains to the Forrest City cemetery, where they were interred. Deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church from childhood until her death. She lived a consistent Christian life, and raised a large family in the path of rectitude. Her children:Mrs.H.R.Neblett, Ludie, Eugenia, Harry and Beatty Thomas.
11-22-1907 - BROWN - J. - D. - MRS. - - 1890 - 11 17 1907 - HUGHES - Death of Mrs.Brown=Mrs.J.D.Brown died Nov.17,1907. after an illness of only a few hours at her home in Caldwell, in this county. Deceased was born and raised in St.Francis county. She was seventeen years of age, on Dec.21,1906 she was married to Mr.J.D.Brown at the home of her parents, Mr.& Mrs.James Devazier. Mrs.Brown professed faith in Christ during the summer of 1907, and resolved to unite with the Baptist church, but had not joined a church as it was not convenient. She lived a consistent Christian life since the time of her conversion. To know Mrs.Brown was to love her because she always saw the bright side of life, never dwelling on sadness or misfortune. She leaves a husband, and an infant son, only a few hours old, a mother, one sister, eight brothers, and a large circle of friends and acquaintances. The remains were laid to rest in the Hughes cemetery, Rev.Wilford conducting the ceremonies, in the presence of a large circle of sorrowing friends and relatives.
11-22-1907 - HARRIS - WESLEY - - - - 1899 - 11 19 1907 - UNKNOWN - Wesley Harris, between eight and nine years of age was accidentally shot and killed last Saturday morning, Nov.19.1907, on the R.H.Bales place in the northwestern portion of the county by Curtis Eagle of about the same age. Coroner Todd did an inquest, and found death due to accidental shooting.
11-22-1907 - LIPSEY - - - MRS. - - UNK - 11 1907 - UNKNOWN - Dr.L.H.Lipsey received word of his mother's death in the Indian Territory at her home early last week. She had been in bad health for some time, her husband resigning his position as pastor of the Baptist church. We are saddened to learn of her death. Wynne Progress.
11-22-1907 - YOUNG - HENRY - - MRS. - - UNK - 11 13 1907 - BELL - Mrs.Henry Young of Palestine, an old and highly respected citizen of that area. died last Wednesday afternoon, Nov.13,1907, and was buried Thursday at the Bell cemetery. Mrs.Young had been in feeble health for several months, her demise was not unexpected by her relatives and friends. We wish them our sincerest condolences.
11-22-1907 - NORMENT - R. - W. - MRS. - - UNK - 11 20 1907 - CITY - Mrs.R.W.Norment died Wednesday, Nov.20,1907, at her home on the Mallory place, near Blackfish siding, and the remains were brought here to the Forrest City cemetery for interment yesterday morning. Rev.B.L. Wilford of the Methodist church presiding.
11-29-1907 - WARR - SON - - - - 1897 - 11 22 1907 - UNKNOWN - Hon.H.A.Ferrell of Palestine informs us of the death of the son of Mr.& Mrs.Johnnie Warr, he was about ten years of age and died last Friday, Nov.22,1907. Also, he spoke of Mrs.Henry Young's death already reported.
12-6-1907 - POWERS - C. - L. - - - UNK - 11 29 1907 - COLORADO - DEATH OF C.L.POWERS=The sad intelligence of the death of C.L.Powers, at his home in Denver, Colorado on Friday, Nov.29,1907, of consumption, reached the city Monday, and our friend Col.Ed Landvoight was the father in law of Mr.Powers. He leaves a wife and four children.
12-13-1907 - MARTIN - T. - W. - - - 1847 - 12 1907 - UNKNOWN - Coroner Todd held an inquest on Tuesday over the death of T.W.Martin, aged about 60 years of age. Un readable!
12-13-1907 - PORTER - T. - R. - - - UNK - 12 10 1907 - CITY - Mr.T.R.Porter, a highly respected citizen of Franks township, who resides a few miles southeast of town on the Ridge road, and in the Kirby neighborhood died at his home Tuesday night, Dec.10,1907, of pneumonia, after an illness of only a few days. His remains were interred in the Forrest City Cemetery under the auspices of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Rev.P.H.Henley, conducting the religious ceremonies. He leaves a wife and three children to mourn his loss.
12-20-1907 - JONES - P. - H. - MRS. - - UNK - 12 14 1907 - MARS HILL - Mrs.P.H.Jones, of near Gill, died last Saturday, Dec.14,1907, at her home after a brief illness, and her precious remains were interred in the Mars Hill cemetery the following day, Brother Slaughter conducting the ceremonies. She was a consistent member of the Baptist church and died in the faith, leaving a devoted husband, four children, two brothers and other relatives to mourn her loss.
12-20-1907 - BURNETT - ERMA - - - - 12 26 1904 - 12 3 1907 - UNKNOWN - Little Erma Burnett, the only daughter of Mr.& Mrs.Luke and Annie Burnett, who lives near Palestine, born Dec.26,1904, died Dec.3,1907, age two years, 11 months, and 7 days. Little Erma was loved by everybody and has gone with the angels to dwell with other loved ones. Signed Grandma.
12-27-1907 - RAWLISON - JESSE - - MRS. - - UNK - 12 21 1907 - WYLDS - We regret to learn of the death of Mrs.Jesse (Maumus) Rawlison, which sad event occurred at her home on Saturday, Dec.21,1907, at New Castle, several miles north of town. The remains were laid to rest in Wylds cemetery Sunday. We offer our condolences to the family and friends.
12-27-1907 - MAY - GRACIE - E. - MRS. - - 9 29 1872 - 12 22 1907 - HUGHES - DEATH OF MRS.MAY=Mrs.Gracie May, beloved wife of Mr.P.G.May, of Fulwood, died at her home On Sunday, Dec.22,1907, of consumption. after a protracted illness, and was buried in the Hughes cemetery on the following day, Rev.Boone L.Wilford of the Methodist church officiating. Mrs.May was 38 years of age, and a devoted Christian woman. She had been sick and confined to her bed for six months. Everything that loving care and physician's skill could do was done for her, to no avail. She leaves a husband and one child, to whom her death was a fearful contemplation, and their hearts are sorely lacerated. May God comfort them and bring peace to their sorely troubled hearts.
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6-14-1907 - SMITH - BABY - - - - - - - Mr.Bruce Smith is rejoicing over the advent of a sweet little baby girl at his home on Tuesday morning. Both mother and baby are fine.
7-12-1907 - MOSBEY - BABY - - - - - - - Mr.& Mrs.Joe Mosby of Crawfordsville were the recipients of the stork when a bay boy arrived last night. Mother and child are fine.
7-12-1907 - HAVENS - BABY - - - - - - - Mr.& Mrs.J.K.Haven are rejoicing over the birth of a fine nine pound baby boy Wednesday evening, mother and baby are fine.
7-26-1907 - SANDERS - BABY - - - - - - - The stork made a visit to the home of Dr.& Mrs.J.T.Sanders Tuesday morning bringing a fine new baby boy.
7-26-1907 - BUFORD - BABY - - - - - - - The stork made another visit, this time to Mr.& Mrs.T.A.Buford and left a fine baby girl. Both mother and baby are fine.
9-6-1907 - WARREN - BABY - - - - - - - Another visit by the stork, to the home of Mr.& Mrs.Ollie Warren where a fine baby boy was left on Monday. They are getting along fine.
9-6-1907 - ALLEN - BABY - - - - - - - Mr.& Mrs.Ed Allen are the proud new parents of a bouncing baby boy who arrived on Monday at their home. Mother and son are doing fine.
10-4-1907 - FITZSIMMONS - BABY - - - - - - - The stork made his visit to the home of Mr.& Mrs.J.T.Fitzsimmons on Sep.24th with a lovely daughter.
10-11-1907 - STOLZER - BABY - - - - - - - Mr.& Mrs.W.J.Stolzer were visited by a stork who left a baby boy last Wednesday. Mother and son are fine.
10-18-1907 - FORD - BABY - - - - - - - A ten pound baby boy greeted Mr.H.W.Ford Tuesday when he returned home.
10-18-1907 - TARVER - BABY - - - - - - - Mr.& Mrs.Tom Tarver had a visit from the stork with a sweet baby girl yesterday noon.
11-1-1907 - BATTS - BABY - - - - - - - The stork made a visit to the home of Mr.& Mrs.Walter Batts Wednesday, and left a baby boy. Mother and son are doing fine.
11-15-1907 - FERGUSON - BABY - - - - - - - The stork has made another visit, this time to the home of Mr.& Mrs.Elton Ferguson Monday night and left a baby boy.
11-22-1907 - ASH - BABY - - - - - - - Rush Ash had a visit from the stork which arrived at his home Tuesday and left a baby boy.
11-29-1907 - ANDERSON - BABY - - - - - - - Mr.& Mrs.N.C.B.Anderson had a baby boy on Nov.29,1907. Mother and baby are doing fine.
11-29-1907 - HUFFSTUTTLER - BABY - - - - - - - The stork visited the home of Mr.& Mrs.Lawson Huffstuttler and left a baby girl.
12-6-1907 - HOUSTON - BABY - - - - - - - Another visit by the stork, this time to the home of Mr.& Mrs.Henry Houston and a sweet baby girl arrived.
12-27-1907 - BOGGS - BABY - - - - - - - A big bouncing baby boy came to the home of Mr.& Mrs.Bart Boggs on Christmas evening.
MARRIAGES: - - - - - - - - -
5-31-1907 - HOOPER - EBB - - - - - - - HOOPER-GRANT=The marriage of Ebb Hooper and Miss Mattie Jordan Grant took place at the home of Squire and Mrs.W.B.McLaren last Sunday.
6-7-1907 - VEASEY - NORMAN - E. - - - - - - VEASEY-COOK=Mr.Norman E.Veasey, age 22, and Miss Edna E.Cook, age 21, both of Memphis, were married at the Methodist church by Rev.B.L.Wilford on Sunday. The couple were en route out west. Rev. Wilford has married twelve couples since his arrival here Dec.10,1906.
6-14-1907 - EWING - GARLAND - EDWARD - - - - - - EWING-CULLER=The marriage of Julia Herbert Culler, daughter of Mr.& Mrs.J.H.Culler, and Mr.Garland Edward Ewing, June 12,1907, at the First Baptist Church.
6-14-1907 - SEABORN - MARSHAL - WALKER - - - - - - SEABORN-BASS=Mr.Marshal Walker Seaborn, deputy circuit clerk for St.Francis Co., and Miss Mattie Moore Bass were married last Tuesday evening at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr.& Mrs.Baker Jones Bass in Helena, Ark. by Rev.B.L.Wilford.
6-14-1907 - CHILNER - ADOLPH - - - - - - - CHILNER-BONNER=Mr.Adolph Chilner, superintendent for City Light & Water Co., and Miss Irma Bonner were married Wednesday forenoon at the bride's parent, Rev.B.L.Wilford presiding. The bride was born and reared in Forrest City, Mr.Chilner came from Marianna.
7-12-1907 - BROWN - LEON - - - - - - - BROWN-ALLEY=Mr.Leon Brown, of La Grange, Texas, and Miss Mary Eudora Alley. He is an attorney, and she is the granddaughter of Col.Paul M.Cobb, deceased, who was the land commissioner in this state. Her education took place in Washington, D.C. and she has traveled extensively. The Methodist church was the scene for the marriage,
7-26-1907 - EAGER - E. - T. - - - - - - EAGER-ALDRIDGE=Mr.E.T.Eager and Miss Eula L.Aldridge were happily married by Rev.B.L.Wilford at the home of the bride's parents Mr.& Mrs.W.H.Aldridge yesterday evening, Mr.& Mrs.T.C.Hester of Paragould came down for the wedding, he is the brother of Mrs.Aldridge.
7-26-1907 - CROSS - CARL - - - - - - - CROSS-JOLLY=Mr.Carl Cross and Miss Beulah Jolly were married Friday afternoon. She is of the Yocona neighborhood, and he is the junior member of Cross & Thomasson.
8-2-1907 - BRADY - WILLIAM - KING - - - - - - BRADY-DOOLEY NUPTIALS=Mr.William King Brady and Miss Nettie Trevitt Dooley were married Monday night at the Methodist church by Rev.B.L.Wilford.
8-23-1907 - BRIDEWELL - A. - C. - - - - - - BRIDEWELL-HATCHER=A very quiet home wedding occurred Tuesday evening at Judge and Mrs.B.D.Hatcher when their cousin Miss Martha Hatcher was married to Mr.A.C.Bridewell by Rev.B.L.Wilford of the Methodist church. Mr.Bridewell is a native of Louisiana and works as chief accountant at Pettus & Buford local merchandising firm.
8-23-1907 - LINDSEY - NASH - - - - - - - LINDSEY-CASTEEL=Mr.Nash Lindsey of Helena, and Mrs. Bertie Casteel of this city were married Tuesday night, Aug.13,1907 at the home of Mr.& Mrs.E.K.Fogg by Elder W.H.Paslay. The bride is the eldest daughter of deceased Mr.M.V.Hancock and wife who survives him. Mr.Lindsey was with the cotton buying firm of E.A.Short.
9-6-1907 - TULLY - EDWARD - - - - - - - TULLY-McBEE=A home wedding for Miss Eva McBee and Mr.Edward Tully at the bride's parents home, Mr.& Mrs.W.A.McBee of Madison. Rev.J.H.Johnson of the Methodist church officiating. Mr.Tully is the son of Mr.Tully of the Anderson-Tully Box Co. of Memphis. He is employed at Madison with the Morgan-West Box Co.
9-6-1907 - COX - THOS. - E. - - - - - - COX-DANEHOWER=Mr.Thos.E.Cox, age 25, and Miss Elizabeth Danehower, age 18 were happily married at the residence of Mrs.Nora Neel in this city on Aug.30,1907 by Elder W.H.Paslay. Mr.Cox is son of Mr. John Cox Sr., an old and estimable citizen of the county. The bride is the daughter of Mr.Danehower who is a prosperous farmer and merchant of Lee county.
10-11-1907 - NORTON - EDWARD - ROLESON - - - - - - CUMMINGS-NORTON=Mrs.Emma Cummings has issued invitations for the wedding of her daughter, Martha, to Mr.Edward Roleson Norton to take place Oct.30,1907 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, and then will make their home in Benton, Ark. Rev.E.T.Mabley presiding.
10-18-1907 - PRICHARD - RAY - - - - - - - BERNARD-PRICHARD=Pretty home wedding at the home of the bride, Mr.& Mrs.Chas.W.Bernard, on South Rosser Street, last Monday morning, with Elder W.H.Paslay officiating for wedding of Miss Ethel, to Mr.Ray Prichard of Coldwater, Miss. where he is a timber man, and they will make their home in that place.
11-8-1907 - GROBMYER - JOHN - RUDOLPH - - - - - - GROBMYER-ROLLWAGE=A beautiful wedding on Nov.7,1907, united Miss Mena Tolise Rollwage and Mr.John Rudolph Grobmyer. Father Enright of Helena presiding over the Catholic ceremony.
11-29-1907 - POTTER - JOHN - ALBERT - - - - - - POTTER-BECK=The marriage of Miss Emma Beck and Mr.John Albert Potter took place at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs.Alice L.Beck, Los Angeles, Calif. on Nov.27,1907. The groom is from Des Moines, Iowa, and they will make their home in Brawley, California.
12-6-1907 - BOON - TOM - - - - - - - BOON-GOULD=SMOKY ROAD TIMES-Mr.Tom Boon and Miss Marylee Gould were married in Egypt Nov.21,1907. At the home of the bride's mother, Squire F.W.Sulcer officiating.
12-13-1907 - HEUSTESS - CHARLEY - - - - - - - HEUSTESS-HOLLOWAY=At the home of Mr.John Cox, Sr., Mr.Charley Heustess and Miss Ella May Holloway were married by Elder W.H.Paslay. Miss Holloway is an orphan and Mr.Heustess is the youngest son of Mr.W.S.Heustess.
12-20-1907 - HATCHER - ARCHIE - B. - - - - - - HATCHER-McGEE=Invitations for wedding between Mr.Archie B.Hatcher and Miss Willie McGee from Fort Smith. The groom is the popular pharmacist and the bride elect is daughter of Mr.& Mrs.J.J.McGee, the former is a prominent physician of that city. The announced date is Dec.26,1907 in Ft.Smith.
12-20-1907 - CRABTREE - J. - MELVIN - - - - - - CRABTREE-HENDRICK=Miss Bertsie Kendrick and Mr.J.Melvin Crabtree were married Sunday at the Presbyterian church, Dec.15,1907, from Widener, Rev.P.H.Hensley officiating. Miss Kendrick is the elder daughter of Mr.W.R.Kendrick, a wealthy merchant and planter of Widener. Mr.Crabtree is a traveling man for the Southwestern Publishing Co.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: - - - - - - - - -
5-17-1907 - MR.E.A.PIGG MOVES HERE - - - - - - - - Mr.E.A.Pigg and family of Augusta have relocated here in Forrest City, he is a photographer and has leased the Moose Gallery from Mr.Boyer.
5-24-1907 - MR.E.O.SHORT TO LEAVE - - - - - - - - Mr.E.O.Short reports that he will move on or about June 15,1907 and close his jewelry and clock store. They have moved to Prescott, Arkansas via the Iron Mountain Railroad June 14,1907.
5-24-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES of 1907 - - - - - - - - Mr.Bard Nichols, Valedictorian. Mr.James Gatling, Saluatorian, other classmate was Miss Ethel Taylor. Prof.Nall offiiciating
5-31-1907 - JOHN AVEN PURCHASES KLONDIKE BAKERY - - - - - - - - Mr.John W.Aven will purchase the Klondike Bakery of Fred Kleiber & Co., taking possession on June 1,1907.
6-7-1907 - LARGE CROWD AT SQUIRE NUGENTS - - - - - - - - Jericho Times-There was a large crowd at Squire Nugent's on Sunday, May 26, and a most enjoyable time was had by all. Those present:Grandpa Sloniker, John Stutts, Sam Baskins, Bill Davis, Dolph Shields, Green Devasier, Phil Jones, Squire Collier, Tom London, John Lindsey, George Hall, Henry Hall, Rine Williams, and Chesley Devasier.
6-7-1907 - NARROW ESCAPE FROM DEATH - - - - - - - - Mr.Oscar P.Wolff and Mr.S.M.Blalock, members of the Levee board, in Memphis, were discovered in their hotel room at the Fransioll Hotel suffering from gas fumes from gas jets turned on by Wolf, thinking they were electric lights. The porter found them at 7 am and rescued them.
6-7-1907 - MRS.N.B.C.ANDERSON NEE MISS MARY IZARD VISITS - - - - - - - - Mrs.N.B.C.Anderson arrived Tuesday from Ohio, on a visit to kin folks and will remain all summer. She is at home at the old homestead near Stuart Springs.
6-14-1907 - CROWD AT HUGHES CEMETERY FOR MONUMENT TO DR.H.W.TERRY - - - - - - - - Quite a crowd passed the home of Mr.J.B.Hambleton on way to see the new monument at the Hughes cemetery to Dr.H.W.Terry. It was erected by the Woodmen of the World, Caldwell Camp, No.421. Dr.Terry was a brother of the Blackton Camp, of Blackton, Arkansas. Mr.F.M.Satterfield was orator for the day.
6-14-1907 - MRS.A.BECKER VISITS JAMESTOWN ON 300TH ANNIVERSARY - - - - - - - - Mrs.A.Becker met daughter Hazel and they are at the Tercentennial Exposition at Jamestown and other points of interest.
6-28-1907 - JIM CRANOR LEAVES - - - - - - - - Mr.Jim Cranor has left for his home in Tennessee. Democrat Times.
6-28-1907 - MR.RALEIGH ROEBUCK OF HAYNES IN TOWN - - - - - - - - Mr.Raleigh Roebuck of Haynes was in town visiting Sunday.
6-28-1907 - PROF.T.C.NALL HAS VISIT - - - - - - - - Prof.T.C.Nall had a visit from his father,Mr.J.J.Nall of Eddyville, Ky. who had been prospecting in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma and announced to us that he had done some work in the editorial chair at one time.
6-28-1907 - OUR MARBLE MAN MAKES VISIT - - - - - - - - Our marble man, Mr.W.A.Pace, visited La Grange Monday and sold a Woodmen monument for Mr.R.P.Mills, and also sold a handsome monument at Marianna to mark the grave of Mr.Jno.C.Lynch.
7-5-1907 - GOVERNOR PINDALL PARDONS GORDON CASTEEL - - - - - - - - Gov.Pindall pardoned Gordon Casteel last Wednesday for the murder of Hall Sanders on Christmas Day, 1894?, he had received a sentence of ten years, and it is believed the incident was an accident.
7-5-1907 - CAPT.CHARLEY McDANIEL LAUNCHES "RUSTER" - - - - - - - - Capt.Charley McDaniel on Wednesday afternoon launched his handsome gasoline launch "Ruster" on the St.Francis river at Madison, and is capable of eight miles per hour, Mr.Price McDaniel helped in building the launch.
7-12-1907 - MRS.S.N.LANDERS PURCHASES THE ST.FRANCIS HOTEL - - - - - - - - Mrs.S.N.Sanders has purchased the St.Francis Hotel, and will take charge about the middle of next week. She is the widow of S.N.Sanders, who was the local blacksmith.
8-9-1907 - CAPT.JOHN SPEED VISITS - - - - - - - - Capt.John Speed of Houston, Texas is visiting his nephews the Pettus brothers, he is 72 years of age and a very interesting conversationalist.
8-16-1907 - BIG AUTO IN TOWN - - - - - - - - BIG AUTO IN TOWN=Our little city was given quite a surprise, and considerable interest was aroused by the arrival here last Friday of Mr.W.B.Miller and party of Little Rock in their big six cylinder Franklin road car. This the first ever seen here and was said to have attained speeds in excess of forty miles per hour.
8-16-1907 - CONFEDERATE CONVENTION AT STUART SPRINGS - - - - - - - - The attendees of the Confederate reunion held at Stuart Springs on Thursday:J.J.Ables, J.R.Brown, J.M.Branch, C.C.Crawford, A.K.Cameron, J.W.Crippen, J.E.Eldridge, F.L.Gustavus, R.S.Haley, H.N.Hutton, J.B.Hodges, T.A.Hughes, O.S.Hughes, W.D.Louder, G.W.Littlefield, Ed Landvoight, C.S.Murphy, W.F.McLean, W.R.Moon, H.G.O'Daniel, W.Ritter, J.H.Rines, L.C.Pressley, T.M.Prewett, S.E.Sweet, S.F.Sulcer, W.H.Smith, R.M.Spain, J.B.Sanders, T.G.Sellers, J.F.Stockard, F.E.P.Ussery, A.J.Winford, T.Y.Yerzley, Geo.O'Daniel, Jno.W.Dukes, V.B.Izard, Neely Harris, T.C.Merwin, T.C.Folbre, J.A.Grimes, H.A.Cameron, W.Rizer, Mark Campbell, Si Campbell and a few others whose names we were unable to obtain. They are members of the N.B.Forrest Camp.
8-16-1907 - DR.J.L.CASBEER GRADUATES - - - - - - - - Dr.J.L.Casbeer, who has recently graduated, and is practicing at Colt, was in the city Saturday and looking for someone to paint his shingle. The temperature reached 104.
8-23-1907 - MISS ETTA WHTTEN WINS TRIP - - - - - - - - Miss Etta Whitten, of this city, won the Commercial Appeal trip to the Jamestown Exposition, she is a popular teacher at the Crowley Ridge Institute here.
8-30-1907 - FIVE YEARS AGO PUNCH PASLAY LEFT TOWN - - - - - - - - Well, who do you think is here! Why, "Punch" Paslay, of course." Just five years ago tomorrow, Mr.R.E.Paslay left town for Oregon and Washington in the Great West to earn his fortune. He has married and has a daughter of two years of age. He is traveling with the firm of Wyman, Partridge & Co., wholesale dry goods. The family has enjoyed his visit.
9-6-1907 - FINE INVESTMENT - - - - - - - - Lot and home built on new addition in block 39 and 44, between Buford Street and Cook Street, east of Washington St. Extended, and Izard Street Extended on the West. Just $5,500 in the Pettus-Williams Addition.
9-6-1907 - NEW MINISTER FOR EPISCOPAL CHURCH - - - - - - - - Rev.E.T.Mabley and family, composed of wife and six children arrived from London, England yesterday to take up residence and duties for the Church of the Good Shepherd.
9-13-1907 - MR.R.J.IZARD TAKE KIDS TO SCHOOL - - - - - - - - Mr.R.J.Izard took went to Conway Saturday to take Miss Fannie & Milton Izard, who will enter school for the term.
9-13-1907 - MR.AND MRS.CHARLEY McCUTCHEN DEPART - - - - - - - - MR.AND MRS.CHARLEY McCUTCHEN DEPART FOR Raymond, Washington where they will make their home.
9-13-1907 - MR. JOHN HUGHES DEPARTS - - - - - - - - Mr.John Hughes left for Memphis from Haynes so that his children will have good schools during the winter.
9-13-1907 - LIEUT.COL.REUBEN DYE VISITS - - - - - - - - Lieut.Col.Reuben Dye came over for visit from Little Rock Saturday. Reub wears his colors easy, and will sure reflect credit as lieutenant colonel in the state militia.
10-4-1907 - STATUE TO PRESIDENT McKINLEY DEDICATED - - - - - - - - Pres.Roosevelt spoke at the dedication of the monument in Canton, Ohio for President McKinley who was martyred, over 100,000 persons on hand for the bronze masterpiece.
10-11-1907 - QUOROM COURT DECIDES TO BUILD STEEL BRIDGES - - - - - - - - The Quorum Court under Judge T.C.Folbre has decided to build steel bridges across the St.Francis river at Madison and Casteel's Crossing. 10-18-1907 Another 100 foot steel bridge will be built between Palestine and Forrest City.
10-11-1907 - MRS.V.B.IZARD VISITS DAUGHTER - - - - - - - - Mrs.V.B.Izard went to Memphis to visit with her daughter and family, Dr.& Mrs.E.A.Long.
10-18-1907 - DR.M.J.DRYER MOVES HERE - - - - - - - - Dr.M.J.Dryer and wife have moved to Forrest City the first of the week, He graduated from a fine dental school.
11-15-1907 - CARRIE NATION VOWS NO SALOONS IN SIX MONTHS - - - - - - - - Carrie Nation vows that there will be no open licensed saloons in six months time in the United States.
11-22-1907 - OMIT GOD ON COIN - - - - - - - - Pres.Roosevelt explains why he did not put "In God We Trust" on the new gold coins being minted as I did not approve of it.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-FIRST GRADE - - - - - - - - MISS FREEMAN=Harry Wade/William Nall/Bernard Lannan/Ernest Borden/Chester Houston/Alvah Byrd Tarver/Frank Biggers/Frank Merwin/Bryan Bowers/Forrest Bogart/Charlie Malouf/Ollie Lambert/Clifton Harris/Herman Waterman/Ed Franks/Rodney Heatsill/Troy Taylor/Robert Stevens/Virginia Brady/Clara Beard/Ruby Kelley/Lena Neill/Fannie Moseley/Azile Merritt/Marie Pettus/Mary Jo Barnhart/Cornelia Eldridge/Evelyn Williams/Fanny Lindauer/Mary Nelson/Rebecca Yoffe/Bessie Neel/Kathleen Nelson/Thelma Bottoms/Osie Waterman/Pearl Turner/Elizabeth Barrow/Inez Hancock/Ora Gill/Birdie Folsom.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-SECOND GRADE - - - - - - - - MISS JONES=Garnette Miller/Mildred Hancock/Vernon Hodges/Lucile Lewis/Doris Casteel/Joe Franks/Charlie Bernard/Hardie Johnson/Veva Lannan/Amanda McMickles/Jennie Heartsill/Thornal Fondren/Ruby Kirby/Lola Brantley.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-THIRD GRADE - - - - - - - - MISS BRIDEWELL=Clemmie Harris/Willard Delano/Clara Wilkinson/Clifford McGaha/Thomas Mabley/Mallory Williams.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-FOURTH GRADE - - - - - - - - MISS PEARLE DAVIS=Cecil Blanton/Catherine Perkins/Julia Barrow/James Ables/Frank Boyett/Henry Gray/Claud Ashworth/Mabel Fisher/Zelma Royal/Mary Sanders/Rebecca Cowan/Sammie Yoffe/Noland Fields/James Gurry/Elenor Mabley/Eloise Buford/Spurgeon Neel/Russell Williams/Edna Eldridge/Nannie Wilkins/Leolah Keath/Catherine Walker/Willie Boland/Calvin McMickles/Foreman Kelley/Nellie Taylor/Pauline Miller/Doris Hodges/Mary Eldridge.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-FIFTH GRADE - - - - - - - - MISS WHITTEN=Frank Erwin/Mary Ahlstedt/Grady Remley/Everett McCutcheon/Josh Mallory/Bessie Heartsill/Bessie Delano/May Laughinghouse/Mabel Wilkerson/Margaret Barrow/Lonnie McDaniel/Lillian Bernard/Muriel Rogers/Lloyd Wolf/Tom Campbell/Mildred Perkins/Mary York/Barbara Wigley/Eva Boyett/Anna Clay Sanders/Casey Ingram/Walter Prewitt/Julia Bonner/Virginia Rollwage.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-SIXTH GRADE - - - - - - - - MISS WHITTEN=Lela Jordan/John Webb/Leta Howell/Willie Fondren/Lucille Johnson/Bennie McCrary/Annie Thomas/Dorinda Thompson/Eugenia Thomas/Lena Thompson/Weston Payne/Willie Lee Watkins/Porter Neill/Walter Neel/Herman Rollwage/Freddie McKnight/Alleyne Rollwage/Bessie Mai Williams.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-SEVENTH GRADE - - - - - - - - MRS.T.C.NALL=Helen Nichols/Virginia Norton/Susie Nelson/Goodwin Tipton/Elizabeth Davis/Evelyn Pettus/Norton Prewett/Mattie Vogel/Courtney Cowan/Georgia Merwin/Henry Gatling/Edward Mallory/Virgil Delano/Louis Havens/Robin Williams.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-EIGHTH GRADE - - - - - - - - MRS.T.C.NALL=Mae Brown/Annie Campbell/Leora Fields/Annie Mabley/Erle Payne.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-NINTH GRADE - - - - - - - - PROF.T.C.NALL=May Boyle/Olive Johnson/Nannie Evans/Jennie York/Edna Gill/Elizabeth Prewett/Nellie Delano/Walter Stevens/Dick Payne.
12-13-1907 - CROWLEY RIDGE INSTITUTE GRADUATES HONOR ROLL 1907 FALL TERM-TENTH GRADE - - - - - - - - PROF.T.C.NALL=Bessie Stevens/Linnie Beauchamp/Leta Mai Hancock/Newman Laughinghouse.
12-13-1907 - HIGHWAY ROBBERY-OLD MAN HELD UP - - - - - - - - Robt.Caldwell of Toronto, Canada was robbed and beaten up in L'anguille bottoms. Arrested were Jas.Shields and his sons Adolph and Oliver.12-20-1907 Mr.C.M.Wilkinson, of Palestine, made bond of $250 each.
12-20-1907 - DR.JOHN IZARD IN TOWN - - - - - - - - Dr.John Izard of Parkin was in town the first of week visiting relatives and friends.
12-27-1907 - ROLLING THUNDER IN TOWN - - - - - - - - Rolling Thunder, a full blooded Sioux indian, and direct descendant of the famous Indian warrior, Sitting Bull, was in town with Daniel Boone Company which plays here Monday night, Dec.30,1907. He is graduate of Yale university!
PHONE NUMBERS:
1 - W.T.SANDERS-THE GROCERY MAN-TELEPHONE NO.1-BREAKFAST CEREALS - - - - 1902 1903 - - -
6 - MEMPHIS STEAM LAUNDRY-EDWARD ROLESON, JR. PROP. - - - - 1902 - - -
16 - R.H.WINFIELD & CO.-OPERA HOUSE BLOCK-DRY GOODS - - - - 1908 1911 - - -
17 - FONDREN AND SMITH, GROCERS-CORNER OF WASHINGTON AND JACKSON STREET-FREE DELIVERY - - - - 1901 1903 - - -
18 - KLONDIKE BAKERY-JAMES TONEY PROP. - - - - 1911 - - -
18 - FORREST CITY STEAM LAUNDRY-MRS.J.B.MOODY, PROP.-ROLLWAGE BUILDING, SOUTH SODE - - - - 1903 - - -
19 - J.S.SHIELDS & CO.-PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS - - - - 1908 - - -
24 - ROLLWAGE & ALDERSON- - - - - 1903 - - -
26 - A.J.VACCARO & CO.-PROPRIETORS OF THE EMPORIUM-LADIES MILLINERY - - - - 1909 - - -
28 - FURNISHED ROOMS FOR RENT-CALL 28 - - - - 1911 - - -
29 - G.N.LAUGHINGHOUSE & CO.-G.N.LAUGHINGHOUSE AND T.E.HASKINS-DEALERS IN FRESH FISH, BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, VEGETABLES IN SEASON-FREE DELIVERY - - - - 1903 - - -
29 - MALLORY & FOGG-THE PALACE SALOON-COR.WASHINGTON & JACKSON STREETS IN THE WINTHROP BLDG..-FINE WINES, LIQUORS, & CIGARS-KEG & BOTTLED BEERS - - - - 1908 - - -
31 - THE CITY DRUG STORE-O.N.WARREN, PROP. - - - - 1909 - - -
31 - HATCHER & CALDWELL, CITY DRUG STORE - - - - 1911 - - -
34 - H.R.NEBLETT-GROCERY AND DRY GOODS - - - - 1910 1909 1911 - 1912 - -
34 - W.T.SANDERS-DEALER IN DRY GOODS-114 FRONT ST.-FREE DELIVERY - - - - 1908 - - -
38 - EWART-MARSHALL LUMBER CO. - - - - 1910 1911 - - -
40 - HOTEL MARION, FORMERLY THE BELSER, MRS.PAULINE GODDARD, PROP.-THE ONLY $2 HOUSE IN THE CITY - - - - 1901 - - -
41 - FUSSELL-GRAHAM-ALDERSON COMPANY-SUCCESSORS TO FUSSELL-GRAHAM & CO., AND L.ROLLWAGE & ALDERSON-TELEPHONE 41 - - - - 1902 - - -
42 - LANDVOIGHT & VADAKIN-BOOK, MUSIC STORE AND PRINTING OFFICE - - - - 1908 1911 - - -
44 - THE FORREST CITY BOTTLING WORKS- - - - - 1911 - - -
48 - F.W.DeROSSITT-WILL PAY CASH FOR MULE AND HORSE COLTS - - - - 1909 - - -
49 - FORREST CITY REAL ESTATE CO.-J.L.NEWSOME, PRES./W.H.BROWN,SCT./WM.W.CAMPBELL, TREAS. - - - - 1910 - - -
49 - NEWSOME, ELDRIDGE & CO. - - - - 1910 - - -
52 - NEWSOME & FERRELL-REALTORS - - - - 1911 - - -
61 - THE PEARL SALOON-I.W.MALLORY PROP.-TELEPHONE 61 - - - - 1901 - - -
61 - N.B.NELSON & CO.-JUG TRADE A SPECIALTY-FORMERLY THE PEARL SALOON - - - - 1902 1903 - - -
58 - PETTUS & BUFORD-GENERAL MERCHANDISE AND PLANTATION SUPPLIES - - - - 1910 1911 1912 - - -
59 - ROBERT L.PETTUS-CLOTHING AND DRY GOODS-INVITES YOUR TRADE-TELEPHONE NO.59-McCRARY BUILDING - - - - 1902 - - -
71 - J.T.DEMENT-DEALER IN HIGH-CLASS GROCERIES-PHONE 71-SUCCESSOR TO V.B.IZARD & CO. - - - - 1902 - - -
71 - NEW MEAT MARKET-B.FUSSELL, PROP.-BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, LAMB, VEAL & POULTRY-ALSO HANDLE FRESH EGGS, BUTTER & VEGETABLES - - - - 1908 1909 - - -
73 - E.N.GILLILAND-TUBULAR WELLS, PLUMBING, STEAM FITTING-NORTH WASHINGTON STREET BY THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - - - - 1908 - - -
75 - GROBMYER LUMBER - - - - 1910 1911 - - -
75 - GROBMYER LUMBER & FEED CO.-DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF LUMBER, SASH, DOORS, SHINGLES, ETC.-PROMPT DELIVERY - - - - 1908 1912 - - -
77 - BRANDON & BAUGH-NORTH FRONT STREET-LONG DISTANCE PHONE 77 - - - - 1901 - - -
79 - PURITY DAIRY-S.B.TRAPP-PROP. - - - - 1912 - - -
81 - NEELY & NEBLETT-DRY GOODS & GROCERIES - - - - 1908 - - -
82 - KLONDIKE BAKERY-FRED KLEIBER, PROP.-TELEPHONE 82-FRESH BREAD EVERY MORNING - - - - - - -
84 - FORREST CITY ICE & POWER CO.-AGENTS FOR CUDAHY PACKING CO.'S PRODUCTS - - - - 1901 1902 1903 - - -
86 - THE COMBINATION SHOP-S.L.BERRY, MGR.-SHOE, SADDLE & HARNESS - - - - 1908 - - -
86 - NEW RACKET STORE-M.RUTSKY & CO., PROP.-FREE DELIVERY - - - - 1909 - - -
88 - C.H.HAVENS, UNDERTAKER AND FUNERAL DIRECTOR-ALL KINDS OF COFFINS AND CASKETS, BURIAL ROBES KEPT IN STOCK-TELEPHONE 88, TWO RINGS-1901 - - - - 1901 - - -
91 - ENTERPRISE MEAT MARKET=SCHUH & CO. - - - - 1910 - - -
91 - THE PALACE MARKET AND GROCERY-TOM O'BRIEN AND WILLIE HAVENS, PROP.-ROSSER STREET OPPOSITE THE RED GIN - - - - 1911 - - -
91 - T.O'BRIEN-DEALER IN FRESH BEEF, PORK, VEAL, MUTTON, POULTRY & PRODUCE-PROMPT DELIVERY - - - - 1908 - - -
97 - JNO.W.NAYLOR-TEAMS WANTED TO TRANSFER LUMBER FROM ST.FRANCIS RIVER TO CROW CREEK - - - - 1908 - - -
101 - W.D.PASLAY & CO. ON JACKSON STREET, NEAR STONE'S LIVERY STABLE. TELEPHONE 101, FREE DELIVERY - - - - 1901 - - -
108 - HAVENS BROS.-J.K.HAVENS & CHAS.HAVENS-DEALERS IN STAPLES AND FINE GROCERIES, ETC.-LUNCHES TO ORDER-TELEPHONE NO.108-FREE DELIVERY-RUSH J.ASH'S STAND-WEST JACKSON STREET - - - - 1902 - - -
108 - RESTAURANT-SHORT ORDERS ONLY-RUSH J.ASH=STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES-ROLLWAGE NEW BUILDING,W.JACKSON ST.-TELEPHONE 108-FREE DELIVERY - - - - 1903 - - -
112 - TURLEY BROS. & GILLIAM- IN THE HANCOCK BUILDING ON N.WASHINGTON STREET - - - - 1910 - - -
112 - E.TURLEY & CO.-BYHALIA CASH STORE-HANCOCK BUILDING - - - - 1902 - - -
124 - W.B.MANN, JR.- LAUNDRY - - - - 1902 - - -
126 - IZARD & WILLIAMS, FORREST CITY, ARK., REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE-OFFICE OVER J.W.BECK & CO. - - - - 1901 - - -
126 - W.E.WILLIAMS & SON-REAL ESTATE & GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS - - - - 1902 - - -
126 - STEVENS BROSL, UNDERTAKERS & EMBALMERS-SOUTHEAST CORNER SOUTH WASHINGTON AND FRONT STREETS-PHONE 126 DAY AND NIGHT - - - - 1903 - - -
103 - J.W.WILLIAMS-DRESS GOODS, TRIMMINGS, NOTIONS, ETC. - - - - 1903 - - -
131 - A.L.GRADY-DEALER IN DRY GOODS-NEW STORE-TELEPHONE 131-FREE DELIVERY - - - - 1902 - - -
134 - ATKINS & HORNE, DEALERS IN HARDWARE, STOVES, & TINWARE-J.H.ATKINS - - - - 1901 1902 - - -
134 - J.H.ATKINS-NEXT TO POST OFFICE-HARDWARE, TINWARE, AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, BUILDER'S HARDWARE, LUMBERMAN OUTFITS, CUTLERY, HARNESS,ETC.-TELEPHONE NO.134 - - - - 1902 - - -
134 - L.R.GROBMYER'S CITY MEAT MARKET - - - - 1911 - - -
137 - PETTUS & FOGG-GENERAL MERCHANDISE=ROBERT L.PETTUS AND E.K.FOGG, PROP. - - - - 1909 - - -
147 - R.C.PREWITT,PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON-OVER DUNAVANT'S DRUGSTORE - - - - 1902 1901 - - -
147 - CITY WATER & LIGHT COMPANY - - - - 1911 - - -
147 - CITY WATER & LIGHT COMPANY - - - - 1912 - - -
170 - FORREST CITY ICE & COAL CO.-BOTTLING WORKS AND STEAM LAUNDRY-GEO.P.TAYLOR, PROP. - - - - 1910 1911 1912 - - -
174 - BECKER & LEWIS COAL - - - - 1910 - - -
174 - BECKER & LEWIS FURNITURE - - - - 1909 - - -
184 - W.E.KIRBY & CO. - - - - 1910 1909 1911 - - -
188 - ROBT.BRITTAIN STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES - - - - 1910 - - -
189 - BUS SERVICE FROM IRON MOUNTAIN RAILROAD TO HOTEL FISHER - - - - 1911 - - -
191 - FORREST CITY CLEANING AND PRESSING CLUB-L.S.C.WILLIAMS, PROP.CHOP NEAR PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - - - - 1902 - - -
191 - THE PEARL CAF-R.J.ASH BROTHERS, PROPS.-FRESH FANCY GROCERIES, FRUITS, NUTS & CONFECTIONS. CIGARS & TOBACCO - - - - 1908 1909 - - -
199 - J.T.SANDERS, PH.G.-ENTERPRISE DRUG STORE-HOADLEY'S ICE CREAM-PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST-PROMPT DELIVERY - - - - 1908 1902 - - -
204 - W.F.KLOTZ-THE HARDWARE MAN-WEST JACKSON STREET-JOHN DEERE PLOW CO.'S IMPLEMENTS - - - - 1912 1911 - - -
209 - SELLERS & SCOTT GROCERY - - - - 1910 - - -
211 - PLANTERS GIN-TALK TO ARTHUR BOYLE ABOUT YOUR COAL SUPPLY FOR WINTER. - - - - 1908 - - -
212 - OUR BAKERY - - - - 1911 - - -
225 - J.I.HAWK-REALTOR - - - - 1908 - - -
228 - W.L.LAWRENCE-PROPRIETOR CITY GROCERY-PROMPT DELIVERY - - - - 1909 - - -
239 - JIM THOMPSON HAULING - - - - 1910 - - -
248 - CITY GROCERY-W.L.LAWRENCE PROP. - - - - 1910 - - -
248 - L.F.ROLLWAGE & CO.-HIGH CLASS GROCERIES, FRUITS, PRODUCE-QUICK DELIVERY - - - - 1908 - - -
248 - LAWRENCE'S CITY GROCERY-FRESH HOLSUM BREAD - - - - 1911 - - -
248 - NEW MEAT MARKET-B.FUSSELL, PROP.-BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, LAMB, VEAL & POULTRY-ALSO HANDLE FRESH EGGS, BUTTER & VEGETABLES - - - - 1908 - - -
252 - W.J.STOLZER-PROPRIETOR-CONCRETE-PLANT ON MADISON ROAD - - - - 1909 - - -
254 - FORREST CITY FURNITURE COMPANY-214 NORTH FRONT STREET - - - - 1908 1911 - - -
269 - B.B.BOGGS-THE NEW PLUMBER-RESIDENCE PHONE - - - - 1909 - - -
293 - C.C.WEIER-BRICKLAYER AND BUILDER - - - - 1910 - - -
299 - R.E.SELLERS-GROCERIES-PETTUS BUILDING - - - - 1909 - - -
299 - SELLERS & SCOTT GROCERY - - - - 1911 1910 - - -
300 - FORREST CITY STEAM LAUNDRY-E.H.OVERFIELD,MANAGER - - - - 1910 - - -
311 - WOOD FOR SALE-J.L.NEWSOM-FIRST CLASS WOOD YARD - - - - 1911 - - -
312 - A.D.BOYLE JEWELER-IMPERIAL BUILDING - - - - 1912 - - -
341 - JOE E.BECK-BLACKSMITHING-SHOP ON JACKSON STREET NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN RAILROAD 1911