Drew County, Arkansas Newsbriefs - 1907

Contributed by Jann Woodard.


Arkansas Gazette

May 6, 1907 page 2 col 3:

Monticello, May 5: J.D. Welsh, proprietor of the Monticello Steam Laundry, has broken ground for a new building near the northwest corner of the public square. It will be a one-story brick building, 30 by 115 feet, and will cost between $2,500 and $3,000.

October 9, 1907 page 2:

Pine Bluff, Oct. 8 - Pope Haynes of Monticello, Ark., and Miss Lela Trice of Collins, Ark., sister of Mrs. J.R. Allen of this city, were married last night at 7 o'clock at the residence of Prof. Allen on Pine street. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Ross Moore, pastor of the First Baptist Church. The couple left at 7:30 p.m. for Hot Springs to spend their honeymoon at the state fair.

Oct. 6, 1907 page 3 col 6:

Monticello - M. Handley, a farmer living 12 miles northwest of Monticello, has a pomgranate tree on his place which bears heavily of the fruit every year. The tree was planted by his father more than 50 years ago.

Oct. 3, 1907 page 3 col 3-under state deaths:

Mrs. Sarah I. Dickson, 78 years of age, at Wilmar, September 30.

April 28, 1907:

April 27 Warren: Dr. A.N. Bond, one of the oldest citizens of this place died this morning after a protracted illness. He was nearly 80 years of age. Dr. Bond has been in failing health for many months and on Sunday last he was stricken with paralysis, the effects of which was too much for his enfeebled condition. Dr. Bond had resided in this county for more than half a century and was widely known. He was for a number of years county and circuit clerk. He was a consistent member of the Presbyterian church; a charter member of Warren Lodge No. 33 F&AM which was organized in 1852 and was the last living charter member. He was also a charter member of Monticello Lodge No. 33 F&AM which was organized a few years previous to the Warren Lodge and was also an active member of the K&LOH and carried a policy in that order. He leaves his wife, two sons and three daughters.


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