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A

A PLAINTIVE PLEA FOR HUSBAND’S
RETURN 5
Adams, J M 3
Alexander, Rev. G G 39
ALLEN NORMAN GRADUATED FROM
HARVARD UNIVERSITY 15
Allen, E T 35

Allen, Miss Ester 8
Allen, Miss Ruth 49, 51

Alma Cemetery 18
Anderson, Emmett M 40
Anel, Evert 17

Arkansas Penitentiary 9
Armstrong, N W 30
Atlanta Federal Prison 53
ATTENDING MOTHER’S BEDSIDE 48
Austin, Jim 17

B

Bacharach, E M 5, 30
Bacon, Rev. J H 12
Bailey, E I 7

Bailey, Harry 7
Bailey, Mrs. E I 7
Bailey, Wesley 7

Baldwin, D C 18
Ballard, Floyd 2
Ballard, John W 2
Ballard, Lewis 2
Ballard, Tom 2

Ballard, W S 2
Baptist Hospital, Muskogee, Oklahoma 36
Barbour, Miss Ella 16
BELL TOWER REMOVED 17
Bell, Mrs. J R 11
Benton, A F 47

BERKLEY WEST OF BOND SPECIAL
BURIED FRIDAY 21
BIG THREE DAYS PICNIC TO BE HELD AT
CHESTER 22
Bird, Mrs. Mathilda 29
Blain, Willard 17

Blaine, Mrs. W L 18
Blair, Mrs. W D 3
Blair, Mrs. Walter D 3, 4
Blake, Otis 48
Blakemore, Dr. J E 9, 36
Bledsoe, C M 42

Bledsoe, Miss Madeline 51
Blocker, Mrs. John W 31
Boatright, W V 30

BODY TO MULBERRY FOR INTERMENT.. 2
Boling, Paul 17

Bond Special School 1
Bostick, Billy 33, 51
Bostick, John 28
Bostick, W A 9, 16, 35
Bourland, Dr. O M 30
Bourne, Dudley 24

Bourne, John 24
Bourne, Whit 9
Bowman, Mrs. Harry 49

Bradley, Carl 34, 35
Branch, M L 44

Branson, Miss Velma 51
Brewer, Gladys 35
BROADWAY SCHOOL NOTES 34
Brock, W M 18
Brown, Ben M 17
Brown, John B 30

Brown, John E 17
Browning, Mrs. Margaret 21
Bryan, David T 30
Bryan, Lewis 30
Burgett, Fred 33
Burns, Mrs. Robert 26

Bush, George 50
Bush, Mrs. Nancy J 50
Bushmiaer Cemetery 30
Bushmiaer, W A 18
Bushmiaer, W S 24

Butler, J H 5
Byars, Mrs. Walter 16

C

C M BLEDSOE CASE CONTINUED UNTIL
FEBRUARY 42
Cain, Claude B 30

Cain, Esther Vaught 9
CALLED TO TEXAS TO ATTEND
BROTHER’S FUNERAL 45
CAPTAIN SMELTZER GORED TO DEATH
BY ENRAGED BULL 24
CAPTAIN STEWARD OF ALMA
CELEBRATES 79TH BIRTHDAY 13
Carl Shibley & Company 13
Carr, Mrs. James 31
Cason, Claude 16
Cason, Edward 16
Cason, Frank 16

Cason, Robert 16
Cason, T E 16

CATCHER COMMUNITY 1
CELEBRATES 86 BIRTHDAY 7

56

Cellner, Lewis 8
Chamberlain, Rev. H W 36
Chambliss, Guy 23
CHARLES WILHALF PASSED AWAY LAST

SUNDAY 4
Chester Cemetery 54
CHESTER LAD LIKES NAVY 7
Chew Oil Syndicate 40
Chew, Robert “Bob” 39
Chew, Sam R 39

CHILD PAINFULLY INJURED WHEN
STRUCK BY CAR 1
Citizens’ Bank 31

Clark, Beulah Mae 55
Clark, Joe 55
Clay, John 22, 23

Clay, Mrs. John 48
Clear Creek Chapter No. 194 O E S 10
Clem, Miss Alma 49
Coffey, Mrs. E E 36
Coil, Mrs. Sarena 48
Cole, Bryant 42

Cole, Charles W 42
Cole, Dr. Lucas 42
Cole, Louis 42
Cole, T O 42
Cole, W L 42

Cole, W Z 30
Cole, William A 42
Coleman, Rev. J H 16
Collier, George 47, 48
Collier, Gus 47, 48
Comstock, Gratis M 19, 48

Confederate Pension Board 29
Confederate Veteran 29
Confederate Veterans 14
Conger, H H 35
Cook, E F 54
Cook, Freda 55

Cook, Henry 55

Cook, James Lee 55
Cook, John 55
Cook, Lige 55
Cook, Lona Ellen 54

Cook, Marian 55
Cook, Miss Lona 55
Cook, S E 55
Cook, Thelma 35
Cook, William 55
Cooper, Chester 33

Cooper, R P 33
Cordell, C R 9
Cornelius, B A 30

Cornelius, Ben 5
Cornelius, N F 9

COUPLE KILLED WHEN ENGINE HITS
HARPER AUTOMOBILE 1
Cozy Café 19
Crabtree, James 6

Crabtree, R L 6
Cravens, J J 14
Crigler, Ralph 47
Crocker, Christelle 47
Crocker, J R 47
Crocker, Wash 49

Cunningham, E B 35

D

Davis, Ben 34
Day, W H 14
De Grasenroid, Berry 14
De Long, Miss Dell 49

Dean, Mrs. Naomi A 29
DEATH CLAIMS H F MEYER AND ALL OF
VAN BUREN SINCERELY MOURN
THEIR LOSS 30
DEATH OF AGED FARMER 30
Dibrell, Dr. M S 30

Dixie Flyer (Ferry Boat) 33
Dodson, Albert 18
Dotson, J E 37

Dotson, Rev. M H 16
Doty, Mrs. John 51

Dougherty, George Andy 13
Douglass, Ella 41
Downs, Rev. E G 4, 50
Doyel, J M 10
Draper, Mrs. Sarah 54
Draper, Rev. E C 54

Drennen Reserve 28

E

Early, T R 19
Easley, Isaac 21
EMMETT REE, WORLD WAR VETERAN
DIED OF HEART FAILURE 39

Engle, Dan 23
Eno, Miss Clara B 26
ENROUTE FROM GERMANY TO RESIDE IN
VAN BUREN 26

F

Faber, Henry 26
Faber, Miss Annie E 26
Fairview Cemetery 5, 8, 9, 12, 16, 30
FAMILY REUNION 51, 54
Farmer, James 43
Federal Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas 39

FIRST LINCOLN CAR SOLD IN THE
COUNTY 43
First National Bank 25

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Fisher, Sid 17
Flanagan, Opal 34
Foley, Miss Jessie 51
FOOTBALL PLAYER IMPROVES 47

Forehan, John 11
Forest Park Cemetery 21, 26, 35, 50
Fort Smith Ice and Coal Company 29
Foster, Rev. John T 30
Franklin, Cabe 7
Frazer, Mrs. Noah 17

FRED BURGETT CHARGED WITH
ASSAULT TO KILL 33
Free Ferry Road 53

FUNDS BEING SOUGHT FOR FAMILY IN
NEED 11

G

G M COMSTOCK IS HELD FOR RIFLING
UNITED STATES MAIL 19
Gant, George 34
Gilbert, E O 35
Gill Cemetery 5
Gilstrap, Mrs. Frances A 11

Glass, Isaac Jarvis 49
Glass, John Burr 49
Glass, Josia A 49

Glenn, James 24
Goad, Grace 5

Goad, Willard 5
Graenroid, Berry 14
Griffith, Ray 52
Groesbeck, H 41
Groesbeck, Rolla E 41
Groesbeck, Vernon L 41

H

H GROESBECK, FORMER RESIDENT DIED
OCTOBER 23 41
Halder, Annie 55
Halder, Jewel 55
Halder, Manuel 55

Halder, Verna 55
Haley, Lee 23
Hall, Winston 12
Hamm, Henry 47
Hansell, Mrs. J W 36

Hanson Homestead 8
Hanson, J H 8
Hardgraves, Miss Roberta 33
Harper, Blake 1
Harper, R A 1
Harrison, Rebe 18

Hays, Mrs. Fred 42, 48

Hedge, Frank 12
Hennesey, Mrs. L W 42
Hennessey, Mrs. L W 48

Hensell, J W 52
Hill, Mrs. A L 5
Hiner, I H 7
HIRAM TINSLEY DIED AT LITTLE ROCK

WEDNESDAY 9
Holt, Mrs. Millie 16
Hood, Westly 38
House, Mrs. Claude 50
Howard Cemetery 41
Howell, Mrs. S E 7

Hubbard, Francis 34
Huckleberry, Kenneth 34, 35
Huey, L C 23

Hughes, James Dibrell 52
Hughes, Jim 37, 52
Hurst, W H 14

Hutchinson, Orville 14
Hutchinson, Troy 14
Hutton, Ethel 35

I

I J GLASS, FORMER RESIDENT DIED AT
EDINBURG, ILLINOIS 49

ISAAC EASLEY, PIONEER, DIED LAST
SUNDAY 21

J

J Foster Wholesale Grocery Company 29
J W ROACH DIED SUNDAY, AGED 87

YEARS 13
Jackalone, Mrs. Charles 49
Jackson, C B 30
Jackson, Gayle 30
Jackson, Miss Lillie 51
Jackson, Mrs. C B 30

JAMES D HUGHES VAN BUREN NEGRO
KILLS ASSAILANT 52
JAMES PARKER DIES FROM WOUNDS
RECEIVED IN FIGHT 47
JOHN MOTLEY, WELL KNOWN CITIZEN
BURIED THURSDAY 39

Johnson, Rev. Noah 50
Jones, J T 14, 29
Jones, Rev. J T 30
Jones, Scipio 22

K

Kagy, J D 9, 30
Kelley, Mrs. G W 3
Kenney, A N 9
Kerr, Dr. F G 5
Kerr, F G 30
Killingsworth Cemetery 45, 50

Kinnick, Ollie 10
Kitchen, John 23
Kramer, Miss Marie 51

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Lake, Alice 52
Lakey, Captain Dick 33
Lankford, Frank 43

Lasater, Rev. C A 12
Latimer, Mrs. Effie 23
Leo N Levi Memorial Hospital, Hot Springs,
Arkansas 19
Lester, Mrs. America J 29
Levi, Leo N 19

Lincoln, Miss Lydia 11
Lloyd, June 11
Lloyd, W H 11

Lobdill, Albert O 51
Lobdill, Ben 34, 35
Lobdill, Ben H 51

Lobdill, Clyde F 51
Lobdill, Mary F 34
Lobdill, Oren R 51
Lone Elm Cemetery 2, 47
LOUIS CELLNER DIED HERE LAST
FRIDAY 8

Lucas, Dr. Giles 30
Lupton, Miss Gladys 33
Lush, Mrs. Lawrence 11
Lynch, Mrs. James 11

M

M L BRANCH GIN IS ONE OF THE BEST IN
COUNTY 43
Mackey, Mrs. E O 51
MANAGER DOTSON IMPROVING HIS
THEATER BUILDING 37
Mapes, W H 1

Martin, Arthur 41
Martin, W J 13
Martin, W M 41
Martin, W R 53
Matlock, E L 30
Matlock, Frankie 34

Matthews, Mrs. James 31
Maxey, A D 18, 23
Mayfield, Emmett 9
McCamish, Mrs. D C 3
McCord, Mrs. Jim 5

McKay, Mrs. C H 30
McKinney, Catherine 34
McKinney, W H 36
McLean, Alexander 28
McMaster, Frank 55
McMaster, Hazel 55

McMaster, Ruby 55

McNeely, Mrs. Alice 16
MEMBRANEOUS CROUP FATAL TO
CHRISTELLE CROCKER 47

Metro Goldwyn Production 52
Meyer Primary School 31
Meyer, Henry 31, 32
Meyer, Henry F 30, 32

Miller Homestead 36
Miller, D K 5
Miller, George 36
Miller, George E 36
Miller, Jennings 36
Miller, Jim D 36

Miller, Mary Shannon 36
Miller, Otheniel 36
Miller, Othneil 30

Miller, R J “Dick” 35
Miller, Rev. W B 8, 13, 30, 35
Miller, Samuel A 36

Minor, Mrs. J C 5
Minor, Mrs. J T 5
MISS ESTHER ALLEN AWARDED
DIAMOND SORORITY PIN 8
Mitchell, H W 18
Mitchell, Miss Helen 33

Mix, Tom 52
Moore, Johnson 30
Moore, Miss Grace 51
Moore, Wood 34
Moore’s Rock 39

Morgan, Mrs. R M 19
Morrill and Marean 27
Morris, Claude 50
Morris, Jess 38
Morris, Miss Cleo 50
Morris, Mrs. Alpha A 49

Morris, Otis 50
Morris, P H 5
Morris, W H 49
Morrison, Porter 1
Morrison, W M 1
Morse Cemetery 38

Moseley, Miss Gladys 51

Moss, Ben 45
Moss, William 43, 45
Motely, John 38
Motley, Ed 38

Motley, John 39
Mowery, Carl 35
Moyer, James 7
MR WINSTON HALL MARRIED AT
SPRINGFIELD 12
MRS ALPHA A MORRIS DIED AFTER

LONG ILLNESS 49
MRS MAY YOES, PIONEER DIED LAST
TUESDAY 11

MRS NANCY J BUSH DIED TUESDAY
AFTERNOON 50

59

MRS NAOMI SNODGRASS DIED AFTER
TWO WEEKS ILLNESS 12
MRS O’BRYAN DIES FOLLOWING LONG
ILLNESS 8

MRS SARENA COIL SUFFERED FATAL
STROKE 48
MRS SAVANNAH TAYLOR DIED SUNDAY
NIGHT 5
MRS V B THOMPSON PASSED AWAY
TUESDAY 3

Murta, Mrs. C J 16
MYSTERY SURROUNDS MURDER OF
AGED VAN BUREN NEGRO 14

N

National Cemetery, Fort Smith 43
NEGRO HELD TO GRAND JURY BY JUDGE

LEWERS 38
NEGRO WOMEN FNED 41
NEW FERRY BOAT BUILT 33
Nigh, Charles 47
Nigh, Leo 47
Norman, Allen 15

Norman, Charles E 15, 45
Norman, Frank 45

O

O’Bryan, D C 8
O’Bryan, Mrs. Addie H 8

O’Bryan, Mrs. R T 6
O’Bryan, R T 8
O’Kane, John 30
Oak Cemetery 4
Oak Grove Cemetery 48
Ocker Undertaking Home 47

OFFICERS ARREST TWO CHARGED WITH
MOTOR THEFT 18
Ogletree, George C 15
Oklahoma Penitentiary 9
OLD ESTABLISHED FIRM RETIRES FROM
BUSINESS 13

Oliver Springs Cemetery 22
Oliver, Louise 35
Ozburn, Mrs. R M 29

P

Paine Bros. Oil & Gas Company 2
PAINE BROTHERS TO RESUME DRILLING
AT COVE CITY 2
Paine, J B 21
Paine, Louise 34, 35
Pape, C A 5
Pape, Frank D 31

Pape, Mrs. C A 30
Pape, Robert 31
Parker, James 47

Parson, Charles F 49
Parsons, Charles 51
Patton, Mrs. Ivan 49, 51
Paul W Sheridan Motor Agency 43

WOMAN BREAKS JAIL 21
Peace, Theron 38
Peace, Warren T 38
Peevyhouse Cemetery 39
Pegram, R M 9
Pennywit and Company 27

PENSION BOARD ADDS FIVE NAMES TO
THE ROLLS 29
Pernot, S A 9

Peterson, Charley 45
Pi Beta Phi Sorority 8
PIONEER CHESTER WOMAN DIED

WEDNESDAY MORNING 54
Pitcok, James 9
Platt, Mrs. Margaret 29
Platte, Rev. A L 9
Pool, Mike 35
Pope Graveyard 6

Poteet, Grover 55
Potts, Herbert 18
Prevost, Marie 52
Price, Mrs. A K 36
PROUD PARENTS 13

Purvis, Rev. J T 5

R

R J MILLER PIONEER CITIZEN DIED
EARLY MONDAY MORNING 35
Ragon, Luke 7
Ragon, Osca 7

Ramey, Ward W 48
RANKIN FAMILY HOLDS TWO DAYS
FAMILY REUNION 16
Rankin, Mrs. Nelson 50
Rankin, R A 16
Rankin, Robert 16

Rankin, Robert E 16
RECEIVED COPY OF INTERESTING SHIP’S
PAPER 10
Ree, Emmett 39
RENFROE BARN BURNED 41

Renfroe, William 41
RETURNED FOR MOTHER’S FUNERAL 47
RETURNED FROM CUBA 30
RETURNED TO NAVAL BASE 18
REV. JOHN BROWN TO PREACH AT
MOUNTAINVIEW 17

REV. M H DOTSON DIED HERE LAST
WEEK 16

Reves, Charles 7
Reves, Kathryne 7
Reves, Mary Ethel 7

60

Reynolds Davis Firm 36
Reynolds, Mrs. W T 26
Richardson, Ed 7
Riddle, Rev. J E 41

Riley, Mrs. E G 15
Riley, Stella 41
Roach, J W 13
Roach, Olan 13
ROBERT CHEW RECEIVES SENTENCE OF
FIVE YEARS 39

Robert Howell Store 18
Roberts, Christopher 14
Roberts, Levi 14

Roberts, Will 14
Rouw, Mrs. Will 48
Royal Theater 37

RUCKS AND BETTIS MEET DEATH IN
ELECTRIC CHAIR 22
Rucks, Spurgeon 22
Rucks, Will 22
Rush, Mrs. A L 32
Rush, Mrs. Jennie 49

S

Sangster, Mrs. John 1
Satterfield Furniture Store 12

Schewbke, Mrs. H C 42
SCHOOL ELECTION ROW RESULTED IN

TWO FINES 21
Schuppe, Carl 5
Scott, James 29
Scott, Thelma 35
SEARCH IS ENDED FOR MISSING MAN 20
Sexton, Mrs. M L 3

Sharp, Mrs. W E 36
Sherrell, Mrs. L 36
Shibley, Carl 12, 13
Shibley, Mrs. George 48
Shibley, W H H 30, 36
Shibley-Wood Wholesale Grocery 36

Shipley, Mrs. T Wilson 8
SHOULD EXERCISE CARE IN CURING
PORK 45
Shuppe, Carl 32
Simco, Lizzie 10

Simmons, Mrs. Clemie 54
Sims, P G 20
Skelton, Mrs. Laura 11
SMALL CHILD FATALLY SCALDED AT
MULBERRY 50
Smalley, Champ 14

Smeltzer, Homer 26
Smeltzer, M F H 24

Smith, Andrew Jackson 44
Smith, Della 10
Smith, John P 27, 28

Smith, Miss Gladys 49
Smith, Miss Lorene 33
Smith, Mrs. W B 7
Smith, O L 23

Smith, W B 7
Smith, W H 37
Snodgrass, Mrs. Naoma 12
Snodgrass, William 12
Southmayd, Miss Mattie 7
Spelce, Jack 11

Spelce, Mrs. Beulah 11
Spencer, E W 9
St. John’s Hospital 22

Statler, J W 32
Steele, Ruth 35
Steward, D 14

Steward, Ed 14
Steward, J R 14
Steward, Tom 14
Steward, W T 13
Stockard, George 30
Summers, Andy 22

SWARM OF BEES IN COURT HOUSE
BELLFRY 37
Syfert, Mrs. Steven 12

T

T J Stanley Coal and Wood Office 29
TAYLOR AND WIFE SERIOUSLY INJURED
IN AUTO ACCIDENT 36
Taylor, Aaron S 5
Taylor, Allen 37
Taylor, H R 36
Taylor, Hiram 36

Taylor, John 5
Taylor, John Myer 54
Taylor, Mrs. Savannah 5
Taylor, W H 48
Teague, L A 10
Teague, L M 7

Teague, Mrs. Luther 49
THE GREAT OVERFLOW OF 1844 26
Thompson, C L 3
Thompson, Mrs. Virginia Belle 3
Thompson, W Q 3

Tinsley, Hiram 9
Tolleson, Rev. F M 9
Triplett, Reno 34
Try, Hare 55
TWO MEN HEAVILY FINED IN POLICE
COURT 47

Tyler, Louise 53
Tyler, Theodore Roosevelt 52

TYPHOID FEVER FATAL 41

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U

U S S Battleship Mississippi 15
U S S Nevada 10
University of Arkansas 8

V

VAN BUREN BOY ESCAPED INJURY IN
BATTLESHIP BLAST 15
VAN BUREN BOY MAKING GOOD AS
MARINE 53
Van Buren Business College 33, 52

VAN BUREN BUSINESS COLLEGE 49
VAN BUREN BUSINESS COLLEGE NOTES

33, 51
VAN BUREN MAN RECEIVES MEDAL
AFTER 14 YEARS 40
Van Buren Rotary Club 32

Viets, Mrs. B J 36
VISIT FROM GRANDCHILDREN 6
VISITING HIS PARENTS HERE 24

W

W S BUSHMAIER IMPROVED 24
Walker, Johnny 52

WANTED HERE, PETERSON IS CAUGHT IN
OKLAHOMA 45

Ward, A J 29
Ward, Charles T 29
Ward, Earl 48

Ward, Mrs. Earl B 26
Weaver, John M 9, 35
Weaver, M L 30
Webster, Ben 38
Weese, Jim 21
West, Berkley 21

West, G B 16
West, John 22
West, John V 2
West, Miram 22

West, Mrs. Aloa 16
West, Mrs. Dora 22

West, Roy 22
West, Sanford 22
Western Federal District of Arkansas at
Texarkansa 40

White, Charles 9
Who’s Who Contest 34
Wilbur, Miss Ailene 12
Wilhalf, Charles 4
Wilhalf, Leonard 4
Wilhalf, Mrs. Mary 4
WILLIAM MOSS, PIONEER, DIED
OCTOBER 30TH 43
Williams, Mrs. Sam 5

Williams, Roy 50
Wilson, Augusta 29
Wilson, Dave 7

Wilson, Jim 7
Wilson, Mrs. Delilah 6
Wilson, Mrs. Mamie 3
Wilson, Thomas E 27
Wilson, Virgil 6
WM A COLE DIED NOVEMBER 1 IN A

FORT SMITH HOSPITAL 42
Wood, Tom 21
Wooten, John 51
Wright, Joe Ed 11

Y

Yoes, George (United States Marshal) 19
Yoes, Gilliam 11
Yoes, Jacob 11
Yoes, James 11
Yoes, John W 11
Yoes, Mrs. Mary A 11

Yoes, Rev. G C 43
Yoes, William S 11
Youmans, Frank 40
Young, Ruth 34
YOUTH ACCIDENTALLY SHOT 14

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