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Green Forest Tribune
Thursday December 28 1899
Transcribed from microfilm at the Carroll County Historical Center by Fleta of Carroll County Arkansas Genealogy Research Services .
Green Forest Tribune, Carroll County Arkansas, transcripts from 1899 paperTranscribed from microfilm at the Carroll County Historical Center by Fleta Aday, January 5, 2000
Green Forest Tribune
Thursday December 28, 1899
A regular Klondike in the way of a zinc discovery is reported from the vicinity seven miles southeast of Eureka Springs. Some as fine specimens of ore have been found there as have yet been unearthed in the great zinc belt. A Blasingame & Son of this place have large interests in the lands in that vicinity. In fact, these are the principal owners in the late rich discovery. Excitement is a fever heat in that part of the county. The men who have hold of the land will certainly find what there is in it.
A system regulator is a medicine that strengthens and stimulate the liver, kidney, stomach and bowels. Prickly Ash Bitters is a superior system regulator. It drives out all unhealthy conditions; promotes activity of body and brain, restores good ?? sleep, and sprits. Sold by
Harbert & Shelton
Chief Engineer Lee of the railroad surveying corps was in town Sunday on his return to camp form St. Louis, where he had been called again on business with the company. He says that the organization of the company and arrangement for the construction of the road has been occupying the entire time of the men who propose to build the road lately, but that that part of their work is about complete and that active work on the road will surely begin at once.
The entertainment and Christmas box at the church Monday evening was a complete success. The program was delightful from start to finish. The young folks acquitted themselves splendidly. The operetta was an unusual treat. Quite a handsone sum was realized for the Sunday School treasury.
Purify the sewers of the body and stimulate the digestive organs to maintain health, strength and energy. Prickly Ash Bitters is a tonic for the kidneys, liver, stomach and bowels. Sold by Harbert & Sheldon.
Now that the railroad is an assured fact some of our unhappy souls are putting in their time worrying about the location of the depot. These sort of people are going to be sad and sorely disappointed when they get to Heaven. The golden streets won't run to suit them.Harrison Times
Mrs. N. C. Wells, Ravenden, Ark., writes: Have used Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medicine 12 years. It cured me of sick headache. My son of torpid liver, and my daughter of bad colds. I think it a great deal stronger than Zeilan's and Black Draught.
Mr. Cole, father of Orin Cole of this place, died at Eureka Springs on last Saturday. His corpse was brought to the home of his son Sunday and Monday was taken to Gaither, Boone County for burial.
W. J. Lloyd, the Eureka Springs hardware merchant, sends a happy new year greeting to his many friends and customers from this end of the county and asks them to call and see some of his new bargains.
The effort to organize a Woodman of the World camp here is meeting with good encouragement. It is probable that an organization will be perfected early in January.
Dr. Scott and Joe A. Young of Denver were in town Thursday of last week and paid us a social call. They seemed to be enjoying life to the fullest extent.
The year 1900 will be a record breaker in the history of Green Forest. Purch yourself upon some high place and watch the town grow.
Misses Lulu and Grace Newton of Eureka Springs spent Christmas at this palce with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Miller.
Dr. T. J. Reynolds, the dentist, is here ready to answered all calls for dental work. Satisfaction guaranteed in every instance.
A letter form W. S. Purselly informs us that he has located on a farm near Valdasta, Texas.
Robert Blasingame is devoting all his time lately to his mineral intersests.
Good bye to 1899!
WHISKY ENDS HIS LIFE
Ed McGowen; the Miller, Dies Suddenly on Tuesday Night.
Ed McGwoen, who has been for some time past employed as miller by the Green Forest Roller Mill Company, died on Tuesday night as the result of a drunken spree.
The facts as we hurriedly catch them form the inquest over his body, which is in session as we go to press, seem to be about as follows:
He had been drinking heavily since Christmas eve. His conduct became such that the management of Hotel Pleasant, where he boarded, could put up with it no longer and put him out. Marshal Carter found him on the street in his condition, and for want of a better place, took him to the town cooler, where he was kept for some time. He was given a cup of coffee and revived up. The boys at the mill came after him with a wagon and took him to the mill, giving him a bunk in the office by a fire. He walked to the wagon when they started off with him, but on the way he became unconscious and remained so. The boys supposed he was simply dead drunk, and that he would come around all right, but when they went to see about him at 1 o'clock Wednesday morning he was dead.
McGowen was about 60 years old. He had been known here for a number of years, coming here for a short stay occasionally, but no one knows anything of his family or relatives. He was a very peculiar man and never said much of his personal affairs. He was given to drink and had gone on a number of sprees here. He was honest in his business dealings and was a man of fine literary turn of mind. He was an exceptionally fine miller, that being his profession.
The circumstance is deeply deplored by the community. It is just another of the thousands of sad stories that follow the use of strong drink.
For fresh lemons, go to G. M. File's.
Miss Maude Morris of Berryville spent Christmas here.
Take your eggs to A. J. Tabor and buy your groceries cheap.
Call at THE TRIBURE office if you want bargains in real estate.
Dr. R. L. Rogers will be at the Crockett House, Carrollton, the 28 and 29 inst??. He will be prepared to do all kinds of dental work at reasonable rates.
If troubled with dizziness, turned tongue, bitter taste in mouth, bloated feeling after eating, constipation or sick headache, use Dr. M. A. Simmon Liver Medicine.
Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver Medicine has since 1840 steadily risen in public favor, and the demand for it far exceeds that of any other Liver Medicine.
The recent bad spell has emphasized the necessity of graveling and draining our streets. Green Forest streets present a very bad appearance to strangers in muddy weather.
On Monday, Jan. 1, special classes in Debating, Music, Education, and commercial Law will be organized by the Faculty of the above named Institution. Address communications to H. H. Davis, Prin., or A. A. Davis, Sec. Carrollton, Ark.
PhotographsAll persons desiring any kind of Photographic work are invited to call and examine my work and get my prices. Satisfaction guaranteed.
A. E. Graham,
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Patents taken out through us receive special notice, without charge, in THE PATENT RECORD an illustrated and widely circulated journal, consulted by Manufacturers and Investors.
for sample copy FREE. Address,
Victor J. Evans & Co.
Building, Washington, D. C.
Fair WarningAll persons owing me either in note or account, will please call at my office and make satisfactory settlement before Jan. 1, 1900. I must collect. Very Truly,
G. V. Poyner
W. J. ScottWatches, Clocks and Sewing Machines repaired. Fine watch work a specialty. All work guaranteed. Office West side Square.
Watchmaker and Jewler,
WantedSeveral bright and honest persons to represent us as Managers in this and closeby counties. Salary $900 a year and expenses. Straingt, bona fide, no more, no less salary. Position permanent. Our references, any bank in any town. It is mainly office work conducted at home. Reference. Enclose self addressed stamped envelope. The dominion Company, Dept. 3, Chicago.
$5.00 RewardI will pay $5.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any persons guilty of injurying (sp.) the telephone wire, by cutting it, felling trees on it, or breaking the insulators.
Chas. M. Morris
Jan. 12, 1897 Manager
UP-TO-DATE BARBER SHOP.For the best work in that line.
Ladies' hair cleaned and dressed, Razors honed and Warranted for 6 months.
Remember the place, 2 doors east P. O.
Ed Puckett, Proprietor
Chamberlain's Eye and Skin Ointment.Certain cure for Chronic Sore Eyes. Better?, Salt Rheuan?, Scald Head, Old Chronic Sores, Fever Sores, Eczema, Itch, Prairie Scratches, Sore Nippler and Piles. It is cooling and soothing. Hundreds of cases have been cured by it after all other treatment had failed. 25 cents per box.
Go To Green Forest and get your Clocks, Watches and Jewelry repaired at the New Jeweler's in the Blasingame Brick, south side Main St.
Also Sewing Machine and Gun repairing done. 19 years experience. A. B. Reser, Jeweler.
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