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A

Adams, Mrs. George 41
Adams, President John Quincy 29
Aday School 17
ALCOHOL JAG THREATENED TROUBLE
FOR A WHILE 4

Alexander, Harold 21
Alexander, Margaret 21
Alexander, Rev. G G 4, 8
Allen, Alethia 7
Allen, Earl 32
Allen, Elizabeth 7

Allen, John 7
Allen, Miss Jennie 7
Allen, Perry 6
Allen, Perry Jr. 7
Alma Cemetery 35

ALMA NEGRO HELD ON FIRST DEGREE
MURDER CHARGE 40
Ammons, Mrs. Tillie 8
ANNOUNCE BIRTH OF A SON 36
ANNUAL MEETING OF TEACHERS AT
VAN BUREN 16

ANOTHER CONFEDERATE VETERAN

ANSWERS THE FINAL ROLL CALL 36
ANOTHER PLAYGROUND IN ARKANSAS
OZARKS 24
Arkansas Historical Commission 9
Arkansas Retail Hardware Dealers Association

32
Atwell, Mrs. Mary 40
AVERY & SONS CELEBRATE 100TH
BIRTHDAY IN LOCAL STORE 28

Avery, Benjamin Franklin 29

B

B F Avery & Sons 29

B F JAMES DIED HERE TUESDAY 37
Bacharach, E M 19
Bank of Alma 46
BANK OF ALMA ROBBED BY YEGGS

MONDAY NIGHT 46
Bank of Rudy 47
Barret, J A 32
Barrett, J A 19
Barron, D M 12, 33
Bassham, Warren 21

Beard, C E 17
Beavers Taxi Cab Company 17
Bennett, C H 48
BIG PUBLIC SALE AT LANCASTER

SATURDAY 37
Bingham, J P 16, 17

Blain, George 17

Blake, Afton 36
Blake, Otis 37
Blakemore, Dr. J E 34
Blevins, John T 6
Boatright Taxi and Transfer Company 37
Boley, Mrs. Roxie 48

Bolin, Paul 43
Bolin, Vina 43
Bollen, Paul 40
Bollen, Vina 41
Bolling, A M 4
Bolling, Margaret 4

Bond Special School 16
Bostick, W A 19, 21
Bostick, W A (Billie) 21
Boton Cemetery 42
Bourland, Dr. O M 19, 32

Bowen, Mrs. Malinda 45
Bowen, William 45
Bowlin, Cosma 48
Bowlin, Noble 48
Boyd, G W 26, 36
Brady, Janis 9

Brady, John 9
Branch, B P 11

Branch, M L 11
Brawner, Mrs. Emma 44
BRODIE HOME BURNS 46
Brodie, Brodie 16

Brodie, John 46
Brodie, Margaret 15
Brodie, Mrs. Phillip 32
BROTHERS HELD TO MARCH GRAND
JURY 26
Brown, Fred 18

Brown, John 32
Browning, Mrs. Homer 30
Broyles, Amos 37
Broyles, D J 37
Broyles, Rev. Sylvester 48

Bruns, Pete 15
Bryan, Mrs. Ruth 16
Bryant, G A 38
Buckingham, Estelle 15
Buel, Mrs. D C 2
Burkert, D C 10

Burns, S A 16
Burris, Mrs. R D 5
Burt, Miss Ollie May 17
Bushmiaer, W A 16, 36
Butler, Herbert 19
Byars Cemetery 47

Byars, L 45
Byrum, C S 12

49

C

Cain, C B 19
Cain, Claude 32
Caldwell, M F 26

Caldwell, Rosena Mack 34
CALLED TO NEW MEXICO 48
Carl Boatright Taxi Company 17
Caskey, Robert 11
Caskey, Robert Jr. 11
Cass, Miss Effie 32

Cedarville-Cove City Road 10
Cellwork, Pauline 21
CHESTER STORE ROBBED 12

Citizen’s Bank and Trust Company 3
Claphan, Herschel 21
Clark Mercantile Company’s Store 39

Clark, Bowlin Jr. 15
Clark, Mrs. Roy 9
Clark, Mrs. Will 6
Clark, Rebecca 9
Cleveland, Mrs. B F 5
Cleveland, W F 5

CLIFFORD MOSTELLER DIED IN LITTLE
ROCK 2
Coatney, Malinda 45
Cole, J H 48
Coleman, Mrs. Virgil 20

COLORED TEACHERS ELECT OFFICERS
FOR THIS YEAR 34
Commercial Hotel 26
COMMERCIAL HOTEL IS NOW IN NEW
HANDS 26
Comstock Dry Goods Company 13

Comstock, G M 18
Comstock, Ira 13
Comstock, Mrs. Barton 30
Comstock, Paul 16
Confederate Veteran 36, 38
Confederate Veterans 9

Conyear, Rev. T E 45
Conyear, T E 40, 45
Cooper, Mrs. Donna 18
Cornelius, Ben 33
Cornelius, Henry 33

Coughlin, Lawrene 15
County Infirmary 37
Cowart, Mrs. Lucille 16
Cox, Hubert 21
Cox, Hurbert 21
Cox, Marie 21

Cox, Sammie 21
Craddock, Miss Delphia 40

Craddock, Roy 35

Crawford County Negro Teachers Association 34

CRAWFORD COUNTY YOUTH
ACQUITTED IN KANSAS 34
CRAWFORD COUNTY YOUTH HELD ON
MURDER CHARGE 11

Creekmore, E F 19
Creekmore, Lynch 19
Creekmore, S W 19
Cupp, Brella 15, 16
Cupp, Buella 16
CUT RATE BARBER SHOP IS DYNAMITED

HERE 1

D

DAN H MILLER DIED VERY SUDDENLY
LAST MONDAY 31
Davenport, Doris 16
Davis, Seab 13

Dean Springs School 43
Dean, Claude 8
Dean, Clyde 8, 21
Dean, Fred 8
Dean, Monte 8
Dean, Mrs. H P 8

Dean, Pink 21
Dean, Raymond 8
DEATH OF WELL KNOWN KIBLER

RESIDENT 6
DeLong, Herbert 10

DeLong, Richard 10
DeWoody, Sorrells 20
Dibrell, Dr. M S 19
DIED IN CALIFORNIA 18
DIED IN KANSAS CITY BURIED HERE 35
DIES AT HOME OF DAUGHTER IN VAN

BUREN 5
DIPTHERIA CAUSES DEATH 4
Donham, Vera 21
Dora Cemetery 44
Douglass School 34
Doyel, J M 22

Drennen Reserve 31
Drennen, Charles A 32
DRIPPING SPRINGS 5, 8, 21
Dripping Springs Cemetery 48
DRIPPING SPRINGS YOUTH KILLED IN

KANSAS 48
Dunn, Elmer 15

E

Earnest, Auden 48
Ellis, Veril 39
ELSWORTH HENDREN FALLS FROM

TRUCK INJURIES FATAL 37

Elvorsen, Mrs. Hannah 28
Engles, Dan 38
ENTERED PLEA OF GUILTY 18

50

Ernest, H S 48
Eugenia Hall 3

F

Fairview Cemetery 2, 4, 9, 20, 25, 41
Fairview Cemtery 35
Faugus, F D 16
Fay, Arthur 25
Fentress, Ned 26
Figure Five School 16
Fine, Mrs. Carroll 43

Fine, Mrs. Rebecca 8
Fink, Harry 32

Finney, Rev. L E 6
Fisher, Bonnie 21
Fitzhugh, Mrs. H L 7
Fleming, Lee 32

Flucht, Elmer 11, 15
Forest Park Cemetery 37, 38
FORMER CITIZEN DIED MONDAY IN
DALLAS, TEXAS 41
Foster Cemetery 43
Foster, Mrs. J T 8

Foster, Rev. John T 32
FOUND STILL NEAR CITY 12
Fox, Henry 26, 27

Fox, Horace 27
Francis, G W 22, 24

Franklin County Jail 14
Fry, J Raymond 19
Fuller, “Toofy” 4

G

Galloway, Mrs. Roy 17
GEORGIA RIDGE 42

Gill Cemetery 6, 37
Gillenwater, Mrs Maggie 48
Goling, Mrs. Albert 9
Grogg, S G 40
Gulick, C B 25

H

H G LATHROP FUNERAL 45
Hale Hardware Company 32
Hale, Mrs. Florence Miller 32
Haley, Eula 15
Hall, Mrs. Hosea 43

Hall, Mrs. Lena Jeanne 38
Hamer, R F 22
Hamer, Robert Clyde 22
Hampton, Mrs. Frankie 37
Hardin, Dr. Nina U 38
Hardin, James M 38

Hardin, Miss Kate E 38
HEARD VAN BUREN BOY OVER THE
RADIO TUESDAY 20

Hearne, Henry S 19
HEART ATTACK FATAL TO EDITOR JIM
HIGGINS 42
Helton, J H 39

Helton, John H 36
Hendren, Elsworth 37
Hendren, R E 37
Hendren, Robert 11
HENDRY HEAVILY FINED 4
Hendry, Mal 4

Hicks, E H 42
Hicks, J H 42
Hicks, John H 41

Hicks, W I 41
Higgins, Ed J 42
Hill, Everett 42

Hill, Ray 42
Hill, Virgil 42
Hinkle Hall 3
Hodges, Alden 21
Hodges, Allen 21
Hodges, Drewie 21

Hodges, J W 17
Hodges, Jim 21
Hodges, Mayme 21
Hodges, Miss Oma 43
Hodges, Morcas 21

Hodges, Mrs. May 7
Hodges, Ruth 21
Hodges, Vester 21
Houch, Joe 2
Howden, George B 38
Hughes, James 28

Hughes, Minnie 28
Hughes, Rev. G M 36, 43
Hulsey, Claud 30
Hulsey, Mrs. J H 30
Hulsey, Otto 30
Hynes, Captain R S 19

Hynes, Dr. George F 19

Hynes, Mr. Wilshire 19
Hynes, Mrs. R S 19
Hynes, Robert 18

I

ICE RUNNING IN ARKANSAS RIVER 5
ILL HEALTH PROMTS PERRY ALLEN TO
TAKE HIS LIFE 6
IN MEMORY OF THE LATE S W
MORRISON 40
IRA COMSTOCK GOES TO WEBBER

FALLS, OKLAHOMA 12

J

Jacobs, Mrs. Joanna 44
JAMES HARDIN DEAD 38

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James, B J 37
James, C S 37
James, Cornelius 37
James, Gordon 37

James, Miss Anna 37
James, Miss Frankie 37
JANIS BRADY PASSES AWAY 9
Jenny Lind School 20
John Deere Plow Company 8
JOHN T BLEVINS GOES TO TEXAS 6

JOHNNIE WYNNE SENT TO REFORM
SCHOOL 42
Johnson, Marion 15, 16

JUDGE JOHN L SMITH BUYS MAIN
STREET BUSINESS 12
JUNE LOYD RETURNS HOME FROM

UNITED STATES NAVY 20

K

Kelly, Norman 25
Kelly, W A 25
Kennedy, Gerald 11
Kennedy, Will R 11

Kerr Building 3
Kerr, Dr. F G 19, 32
Kerr, Mrs. F G 7

Kiaser, Mrs. Ellen 42
Kiaser, Nan 42

Kibler Schools 16, 17
Killingsworth Cemetery 39
Kimbrough Sweet Potato Curing House 1
Kimbrough, Mrs. J A 18
King School 17
Kirkland, Lois 15

Knight, Merritt 5
Knight, Thell 15

L

Lane, Fred 22, 24
Laughtin, Mrs. Bell 40
Laurance, Charles 22

LEARNED OF COUSIN’S DEATH 33
LEFT FOR MEXICO 18
Leftwich, L L 5
Lesser-Goldman Cotton Company 19
Lewers, L S 41, 43

Lincks, Mrs. Richard 37
Lincoln, Charles 4
Lincoln, Dr. Bert 4
Lincoln, Miss Lydia 5
Links, Emogene 15, 16
Linman, H W 42

Lobdill, Irene 16

Long, Miss Mabel 16
LOST FARM HOME AND CONTENTS BY
FIRE 46

Loyd, June 20
Loyd, W H 20
Lucas, Dr. Giles 16
Lynch Building 3

Lynch, William 15
Lynch, Wm 4

M

Magnolia Filling Station 2
Malone, Ed 42
Manus, Mrs. J A 8

Marlar, Sol 18, 41
Marlor, Sol 26

Marshall, Miss Mattie 30
Marshall, Mrs. Jim 30
Mathes, Mrs. Rose 8
Mathies, Mrs. Rose 21

Matlock, Sterling 18
Matthews, James A 19
Maxey, J F 16
Maxey, Sheriff A D 12
Mayfield, J H 5
Mayfield, Miss Jennie 5

Mayo Brothers Sanitarium 4
Mays, Mrs. Alethia 7
McClure, J R 6

McCord, J J 36
McCrite, Erwin 48

McIlvaigh, Helen 16
McKaughan, Clarence 16
McKinney, W H 39
McKnight, Sam 18
McKown, Mrs. Wm 20
McLaughlin, Anna 15

McLaughlin, Annie 15
McLaughlin, Neal 13
Meek, Harold 15, 16
Merrill, Charles 20
Merrill, Leo 20
Merrill, Miss Ruie 20

Merrill, S G 20
Merrill, W S 20
Meyer Primary School 17
Miller Cemetery 4
Miller Hardware Company 32

Miller, Dan H 31
Miller, Lucy 15
Miller, Miss Katherine 32
Miller, Rev. W B 2, 19, 20, 37, 41, 44
Mills, Alfred 21
Mills, Fay 21

Mills, Thelma 21
MISS SEWARD BURIED 45

Moffett, Oklahoma 26, 44
Moore, Billie 10
Moore, Johnson 32

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Moore, Sue 15
MORRIS HOME SCENE OF FAMILY
REUNION 9
Morris, Miss Margaret 9

Morris, Mrs. Edward 35
Morris, P H 9, 35
Morris, Pat H 9
Morris, W H 22
Morrison Cemetery 40, 45
Morrison, S W 40

Morrison, Everett 40
Morrison, Henry 40
Morrison, J F 40

Morrison, Lester 40
Morrison, Miss Manery 40
Morrison, Stepto 39

Mosteller, Charles 2
Mosteller, Clifford 2
Mosteller, Leo 2
Mosteller, Mrs. Mattie 2
MOTOR BUS SERVICE INSTALLED BY
BOATRIGHT 17

MOUNTAINBURG STORE ROBBED TWO
YOUTHS ARRESTED 39
MRS FINE DEAD 43
MRS FOSTER RETURNS FROM FOREIGH
TRIP 8

MRS H P DEAN DIED SUDDENLY
SATURDAY 8
MRS J W POOLE DEAD 35
MRS MALINDA BOWEN 45
MRS McKOWN DIED AFTER SHORT
ILLNESS 20

MRS WILL CLARK DIES AT SHIBLEY 6
Mulberry Oil Mill Company 34
MULBERRY STRUCK BY A TORNADO
SUNDAY 34
Mulberry Times 42

N

NEAL McLAUGHLIN SURRENDERS TO
ARRESTING OFFICERS 13
Neal, W H 34, 41
NED FENTRESS KILLED BY MOFFET
OFFICER SATURDAY 26

NEGRO WOMAN DIES FROM WOUNDS 43
New Arlington Hotel Broadcasting Station 21
NEW FILLING STATION 36
Newberry Cemetery 45
Newberry Chapel Cemetery 8
Newberry Graveyard 36, 43

NORMAN KELLY IS KILLED WHILE
ROBBING STORE 25

Norman, Charles 7
Norman, Mrs. C E 7
Norman, Mrs. Charles E 6

Nulph, Mrs. W H 42

O

O’Kane, John 32
O’Kane, Will 32

O’Shea-Hinch Hardware 32
Oak Grove School 17
Ocker, William 15
Ocker’s Undertaking Rooms 25
OFFICERS CAPTURE STILL AND ARREST
THREE MEN 17

Oklahoma Business College at Okmulgee,
Oklahoma 5

Oliver, Johnnie 42
Oliver, Lena Mae 15
OPENED NEW FILLING STATION AND
TOURIST PARK 17

Ousley, James 9
Owens, Neeley 8

P

Pape, Charles A 32
Pape, Charley 2
Pape, Henry 2

Pape, Robert 1
Pence, Dewey 18, 26

Pence, John 18
Pence, Ruey 18, 26
Pense, John 26

Pernot, S A 19, 32
Peters, G W 37
PHILLIP YOES TAKEN TO MAYO
HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT 10
PHILLIP YOES TAKEN TO ROCHESTER,
MINN. 4

Pinson, W R 38
Pixley, Rev. Ben 40
Platt, H J 24
Poole, J W 35
Poole, Mrs. Bert 43
Poole, Nancy 35

Powell, McLead 4
Powell, Richard 42
Powell, W B 31
Priestley, D C 9
Purvis, Rev. J T 17

Q

Quarles, Dr. W R 32

R

Rea, J L 19
Rea, Tea 19
Redmond, Sammie 15

RETURNED TO SHREVEPORT AFTER
HOLIDAY VISIT 7

53

RICHARD DELONG SAVES YOUTH FROM
DEATH 10
Richardson, Lelia 34
Richmond, Henry 43

Riddle, Elmer 15, 16
Riddle, Rev. Jim 43
Riley, Mrs. Horatio 20
Riley, Wilshire 19
ROBERT CASKEY LOSES ARM IN
HUNTING ACCIDENT 11

ROBERT HYNES PASSED AWAY SUNDAY
EVENING 18
Roberts, Rev. J D 6, 35

Robinson, Georgia 15
Royal Theater 2
Ruble, Rev. J W 6

Rudy School 16
RUDY STORE HAS CHANGED HANDS 37
Rush, Mrs. J D 37
Russell, Robert 15, 16

S

SAMUEL WILSON BURIED SUNDAY
AFTERNOON 43
Sanders, Ruby 21
Saunders, Ruby 21

Savage, Fayette 48
SCHABERG SEEKING OUTLET TO

WINSLOW HIGHWAY 22
Seabolt, Mrs. Mattie 30
Seabourn, Frank 18
SEARCH CONTINUES FOR AGED MISSING
MAN 39
Sengel, Mrs. George Jr. 20

Seward, Miss Laura 45
Sexton, Raymond 16
Shaver, Billie 15
Shaw, W F 1
Shepherd, Mark L 33
Sheridan, Paul W 36

SHERIDAN’S USED FORDS 36
Shoemaker, R L 10
Simpson, E R 19
Skeens, Mrs. Maud 33
SMALL FARM AT BARGAIN 12

SMALLEY MOVES FAMILY TO LITTLE
ROCK 22
Smalley, J Champ 10, 22
Smith, A D 5
Smith, B A 32
Smith, Bill 42

Smith, Dorothy 15
Smith, Gladys 16

Smith, John L 12
Smith, Thell 16
Snead, Andrew 11, 34

Snead, George 12
Snead, Thomas 11, 34
SOLD GIN AND RESIDENCE 11
Southmayd Miller Dry Goods Company 32

Spear, Edith 16
Spear, Miss Ivy 21
Starmer, Mrs. Alf 17
Statz, Arthur 21
Steele, Henry 15
Steele, Henry Martin 16

Steward, O D 38
Steward, Rev. M C 43
SUBSTANTIAL CHRISTMAS GIFT 4

SUES ARRESTING OFFICER FOR FALSE
IMPRISONMENT 31
Summers, W H 31

Sunbeam Chapter of O E S 43
Swearingen, T B 10
Swiegood, Mrs. Fred 20
Swindle, Alex 35
Swindle, Wilbur 35

T

Tate, Mary 15
Taylor, Roy 15, 16
TEAGUE FUNERAL 47

Teague, Jack 47
Thayer, George 2

Thayer, John 2, 3
Titsworth, Charles 38
Titsworth, R C 38
TO VETERANS’ HOSPITAL 5
TRIPLE FUNERAL AT NEWBERRY
CHAPEL 8

TWO DAMAGE SUITS FILED AGAINST D M
BARRON 33

U

U S S Idaho 20
Uniontown Cemetery 36, 39
United States Navy 2

Usher, Bonnie 21
Usher, Ruby 21

V

VAN BUREN BOY EARNS SECOND
PROMOTION 38

VAN BUREN BUSINESS COLLEGE 30
Van Buren Schools 33
VAN BUREN’S CHRISTMAS GIFT 51
YEARS AGO 2
Van Buren-Winslow Highway 22
Van Zant, Mrs. Gertrude 40

Vaught, Harper 22
Vaught, John 22
Vincenhaler, Mrs. Ashton 24

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W

W R PINSON DEAD 38
Waite, Mrs. A L 9
Wallace, Anna 16

Walpole, Tom 21
Ward, Virginia 16
WARLOOP DISTRICT NO. 17 21
Warloop School 16
Waters, J W 42
Watson, Mr. William 46

Webb, Dovie 34
Weese, Marion 39
WELL KNOWN NEGRO MAN DIED LAST

THURSDAY 28
Wells, Ben 18
Wells, Leander 10

Wentworth Military Academy in Lexinton,
Missouri 38
White, Betty Rea 16
White, Everett 15, 16
White, Everette 15
WHO REMEMBERS THE JAMES OUSLEY

FAMILY 9
WHO’S WHO IN VAN BUREN HIGH
SCHOOL 14
Wiggins, Lillian 21

WILBUR SWINDLE DEAD 35
William Beaumont Government Hospital, El
Paso, Texas 5
Williams, J R 11

Williams, John 39
Wilse, P I 38
Wilson, Jesse 44
Wilson, Maggie 34
Wilson, Mrs. Elizabeth 44
Wilson, Samuel 39, 44

Winters, Chaplin H L 8
Winters, Mrs. H L 8
Wofford, Euell 16

Wofford, H G 37
Wood Memorial Christian Church 17
Wood, Henry 15

WOULD ANNEX TWO FRANKLIN COUNTY
TOWNSHIPS 35
Wynne, Johnnie 42

Y

Yerby, Robert 18
Yerby, Sam 18

Yoes, G C 4, 10
Yoes, Phillip 4, 10
Yoestown Graveyard 39

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