8 Dec 1904
Candidates in the Democrat-News piano contest have been announced. Included
among the young ladies in the contest are Jeanie Martin of Warren, Geneva Neal
of Warren, Jodie Gorman of Marsden, Pearl Heatherington of Wilmar, Virgie
Lehman of West Warren, Hettie Moseley of Orlando, and Gladys Rucks of Warren.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Hickman went down to Marsden Saturday to attend the
funeral of his mother, an account of which may be found in these columns.
Claude Mack has accepted a position as stenographer for a large lumber
concern near Swylle, La.
Alvin Wheeler didn’t show up at the store this morning. Congratulations. It is a girl!
Construction has begun on the new steam laundry located a block north of the
court square on Main Street. It is hoped that the new business will be open
and ready for work shortly after the first of the year.
9 Jun 1909
[this particular file was from the Bradley County Leader]
A special train was run to Memphis for the benefit of those who wanted to
attend the reunion of soldiers of the Civil War. On the train from Warren
were: J. T. Beard, W. N. Berry, W. H. Blankinship and his son, S. L. Glover,
J. Bond, S. W. McLean, S. C. Kight, J. R. Neely, H. L. Turner, J. W.
Johnson, Capt. Wise, W. C. Williams, Simon Bryant, J. T. Drummond,
E. N. Wilson, J. M. Bailey, A. G. Stedman, D. M. Parkman, J. B. Thompson,
B. T. Williams, Bob Rogers, A. L. Durham, M. B. Garrison, Dr. J. A. Bond,
J. D. Balfour, Sherrod McLean, W. M. Forrester, W. H. Shanks and
Sheriff G. B. Colvin.
Mrs. J. Culbreath entertained the bridge players Friday. Present were
Miss Leila Dunn, Mrs. Parks of Hot Springs, Mrs. C. L. Hoyle of the
Arkansas Camp, and Mmes. Derby, J. Scobey, Fontaine, Pierce,
Treadwell, Porter, Hoyle, Gannaway, Roan, Wheeler, Connell, Hobbs,
Miss J. Hamilton, C. Cunningham, C. Ederington and Parks.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Childs of Lanark attended the marriage of their niece,
Elva Gannaway, at the Baptist Church.
Today’s ballgame: The home team beat Kingsland, 16-1. Robertson
pitched and Bond was the catcher.
Rev. J. F. Lawson didn’t preach at the Presbyterian Church Sunday night.
Rather, a musical program was presented including two solo numbers by
Mr. Emerson, Bernice Scobey and Mrs. C. A. Derby, plus a singing of
“The Heavens Are Telling,” by the choir.
Alvis Scull, Norma Scull and Anna Downey have been attending Hinemon
University at Monticello.
If your telephone fails to ring after the fifteenth, you may know you
haven’t paid your telephone bill. – adv.
Etta Martin, Georgia Wilson, Bessie Thompson, Elmore Thompson,
Frank Culbreath and Earl Garrison spent Sunday at Parnell Springs.
[no day given]
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Moseley entertained Friday with a dinner in honor
of the faculty of the West School. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Moseley
and Misses Camp, Gladden, Stinson, Ernestine and Allie Bryant.
Judge W. F. Culbreath was victor in the contested election this week,
defeating Mr. Quinney by 22 votes.
Lost in the underbrush of the L’Aigle bottoms, the little four year old
girl of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Risher wandered from her home after
darkness Wednesday night. She was found three hours later at the
home of Elmer Smith, where she finally made her way to civilization.
She had been looking for hickory nuts.
30 Jul 1914
Russell Hollis returned to his home in Pine Bluff Tuesday after a visit
of several days with his brother, Carl Hollis.
R. D. Beard reports a chicken with four legs, but adds the freak did
not live long after hatching out.
The Masons have raised a purse to build a concrete sidewalk in
front of their building
Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Roddey on last Friday, a fine boy.
Lige Moseley brought to town a load of watermelons Monday in
which each of the melons averaged around 40 pounds. The is said
to be the finest load of melons ever seen in Warren.
Miss Ina Culbreath entertained about 25 of her friends this morning
in honor of her cousin, Miss Nowell of Georgia. The morning was
spent playing Bunco.
10 Sep 1914
John R. Gannaway’s barn burned Wednesday noon.
Miss Jessie Turner will leave Friday for Crossett where she will teach
in the high school this season.
Bernie Hargis left this morning for Arkadelphia where he will be in s
chool this winter.
Miss Julius Frazer returned to her home in this city Tuesday after a
week’s visit with friends in Thornton.
Mrs. A. Weiss and son, Albert, left Monday for a visit in Great Bend,
Kansas. Mr. Weiss accompanied them to Little Rock.
J. B. Hurley, O. O. Axley, H. B. Sanderlin, G. B. Colvin, F. L. Purcell,
and W. H. Pumphrey and others are spending this week in the forks of
the Saline and Ouachita Rivers hunting and fishing.
23 Dec 1915
Miss Frances Powers is home from school at Milford, Texas, to spend the holidays.
Joe Bond is spending the holidays with home people in Warren.
Earl Hairston and Bernie Hargis came in Wednesday night from Ouachita College.
Miss Gillis Herring, who has been attending the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville,
is spending the holidays at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Garrison came in Tuesday from Mineral Springs, Texas.
Miss Jessy Harley and Miss Corinne Coker came in Saturday night from Arkadelphia
where they attended Henderson-Brown College.
Misses Edith and Marion Meek, who are attending school at Maryland College for
Women, Baltimore, are home for the holidays.
Miss Gertrude Wheless has returned from Eureka Springs were she attended