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Overland ,Company OVERLAND CARS AND PARTS Fine Repairing and Supplies S. L. Batteries Vulcanizing Tires Gas and Oils Conway, Ark. Reference: State Ban No. 39l & Company Dealer In Chickens, Hdw., Furs, Etc. d car lot shippers Ark. Our Modern Department Store, with 2900 Square feet of salesroom will have what you want. Ask us. Your terms will be our terms FRAUENTHAL and SCHWARZ CONWAY, ARK. BROS. Dealers in resh Meats and Lard ihone 90 Central Meat Market Fresh and Cured Meats of .Quality A. M. Hafner, Proprietor 212 Oak St. Tel. 285 Ark. Conway, Ark. 0uglas yCo. Ark. Gas Engines, arid Farm Imple- ments City Pressing Parlor For your cleaning and pressing and all kinds of repair work. Just call, Phone 150, we will do the rest. REECE & STEPHENS, Proprietors Conway, Ark. 0ULD SPEAK YOU eaSier than to write ]E of BUY-  l " " WestlliOrelallld Furniture and Home Goods to mpress these Your mind is to have WITH US a few "I believe in selling them cheaper." Conway, Arkansas or Ladies and lUrnishings Furniture rOeeries lnown Mdse. & Co. Hiegel-Thressing Grocery C0. The Store of Quality, Service and Fair Prices We invite your inspection and will appreciate your patronage. Phone 461 318 Oak St. Conway, Ark. THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1920. PAGE TWENTY-THREE i Conwag and The I Fault00ner County Faulkner County Educational Center and Rapidly Growing Community Bank & Trust Co. Conway is the county seat of Faulk- livelihood; and St. Joseph's School ner county, which lies geographically under the supervision of the Sisters, about in the center of the state. It is has its special work to perform for one of the important towns on the Lhe education of the young'. These will be glad to give you information in regard to Missouri Paciifc raih'oad between Lit- colleges and schools have a total en- tle Rock and Fort Smith. Conway is rollment of nearly 2,500, and are doing i Conway and Faulkner County. .- also the center of One of the richest excellent work. ! agricultural districts in Arkansas. Conway is also noted for its beauti- ,:. ............................. ,= ...................... o--,,.,, ': Its uplands are of rich loam with a ful homes and fine churches. Nearly clay subsoil, while the bottom lands every denomination is represented '." .............. . are of sandy loam. These lands arc here with five places of worship. The well drained and the average altitude Methodists having spent upwards of A Lachowsky John Grummer Gerhard Grummer of the county is "over 300 feet above $70,000, while the Baptists have a , .._ , sea level, beautiful $40,000 church. Some of the finest livestock in the There are over 100 schoolhouses in state is found in this district, because Faulkner county, besides a church in of the excellent pasture. Fine fields every community. These handsom of alfalfa, clovers, and Bermuda pas- structures, both in and out of the city, tures give evidence of the richness of reflects an animating spirit of eiti Dealers In the soil and cause the livestock from zenship and causes the people of Con- HARDWARE, STOVES AND TINWARE this section to thrive and fatten at all way to give evidence of their civic SHEET METAL WORK AND PLUMBING A Fair, Square Deal for Every Man, Woman and Child [,: : Conway, Ark. IDEAL THEATRE LINCOLN-JONES Conway, Ark. ELECTRIC CO. Conway, Ark. , @ High Grade Electrical Apparatus and Supplies st. Joepw Ch,ch Always a Good Program General Electrical Con- seasons. The principal crops raised pride in a substantial way. It is the Matinee and Night struetion Work. are corn, oats, cotton, wheat, peas, city of fine homes and well kept places potatoes, and all kinds of vegetables as well as the educational center of and fruits, our state, and the social center of a The purest water nmy be had here!large community. at a depth of from 30 to 40 feet an(i The commercial importance of Con- the county has many living streams way is demonstrated by the class of Casper's City Bakery that furnish the stock with pure spring business houses and business men that P',/ 4av'G water, are represented here. They are of the City Makes Progress. progressive type, who are building up Means QUALITY and SERVICE in Casper Dam, Proprietor. From a commercial standpoint a splendid market for a growing com- Conway has made wonderful progress. nunity. They are giving service to everything in the DRUG LINE. It has five miles of paved streets; over the peop:e by stocking their stores Confectioneries and twenty miles of concrete sidewalks, with standard goods amt selling them and fifty miles of improved streets, at prices below the market of the Fancy Groceries aml it connects to all parts of Faulk- larger cities. Their object is to build Halter Bldg., Corner of Front and Her county over hundreds of miles of up a strong and growing community Oak Streets well graded roads, that every year may add to its influ- Fancy Candies a Specialty The municipality owns its own light- once and financial strength." Come and see us in our new store ing plant, giving a 24-hour service, its On these pages our readers will find Fresh Bread Daily waterworks and sewer system There their advertisements. They are help- GREESON DRUG (?0. in "flon the cause of St Jose)h's are three cotton 'ins two ice lants g ' g , . 1 steam laundry, cogton compres p, sev: Orphanage and have accepted the Phone 25 Free Delivery eral la e cotton warehouses two}Guardian as a medium through which Sundries, Soda Fountain ' "g ' ' 9 . . to extend thew good feehng We furniture factories, two theaters, three . Stationery CONWAY, ARK. bottling works, machine shops, oil mill, I hope our readers will .return these a ks e , ale good fechngs by paton|zmg o ad three strong b n :, th'e holes ] " ' " ' " xerhses and extend|ng then co op houses, private amusement park, three] " " '" "" " "" - " I . . :" . ' leration to help us show our apprecia- ]/tin" ' Everything in D. 0. HARTON ST. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL, CONWAY. ARK. Merchant and Real Estate Previous to 1896, the school had READY-TO-WEAR been taught by Sisters of St. Joseph. All kinds garden and field After their departure, the Parish was seeds. without school for two years. In 1898, three School Sisters of :Notre Dame c,me- to Conway, and I Conway Normal School two of these took charge of the school. CRAIG'S On the first day 23 pupils were en- Cole Distributors and newspapers and many large concerns, rolled, and by" the end of the year, There are about 125 business estab-there were 80 pupils. The number of Corn Planters lishments in the city besides many pupils steadily increased till in 1906 prgfessional and vocational enter- it became necessary to enlarge the )rises. school. An addition was built to it, The Modern Store Health Conditions. iwhich was soon after' divided into two D.O. HARTON The splendid, water and excellent class rooms. aina e makes health conditions here At present the attendance averages Conway, Ark. Conway, Ark. al. Many of its springs have cura-lfrom 185 to 200 pupils. There are tive waters. It has a rainfall of about I five class rooms and eight grades are ......................... , . 48 inches distributed well over the taught. I ' crop-growing seasons. The tempera- The usual Grammar School studies[ averages about 60 degrees. The are taught, besides which, a Sister is[ SMITH AUTO CO. winters are generally mild, and the kept busy teaching music. The Sis- i summers moderate. Zero weather her ters aim at thoroughness in each I Authorized Ford Sales is recorded once in 10 years, and 100 branch, and Service degrees in summer, only once in 8 The majo.rity'of the pupils atending this school wa:k in from the country, Schools and Churches. sone two, three, four, other even five The day has come when no inte:li- or six miles. The school grounds are man wants to'show ignorance by extensive and afford splendid play poking fun at Arkansas. Conway fs grounds for the children. considered an educational center in the great Commonwealth. Bes:des its '- splendid public school system, housed , * in modern buildings, Hendrix College, the Methodist State College for young men, is located here; it is the home of Faulkner ounty Court House Central College, the State Normal, Genuine Ford Parts where hundreds of the best teachers of the state are being trained; James U.S. Tires Oldfield Tires Business College is fitting young men Conway, Ark, :and women with a business training to cope with the problems of earning a l Itendrix College o