Category Archives: Through the Cabin Window

Selected items from “Yesterdays” column in Log Cabin Democrat; reprinted here with permission.

Through the Cabin Window – May, 2018

100 YEARS AGO, 1918

♦ Thirty-six professions of faith and 81 additions to the membership of the church, of which 24 were by baptism, were the visible results of a revival that ended at the First Baptist Church. The evangelist for the revival was Dr. B.B. Bailey of Arkadelphia.

♦ One of the most novel and patriotic window displays was the Red Cross window at S.G. Smith’s store on Front Street. In the window was a Continue reading

Through the Cabin Window – February 2018

100 YEARS AGO, 1918

♦ A disastrous fire burned the main building and valuable machinery of the Conway Cotton Oil and Gin Company, Manager J. Frank Jones announced the company would rebuild the plant. Fire Chief R.C. Dickerson and his assistants responded promptly and managed to keep much of the plant and stock of seed and seed products valued at more than $100,000 from being destroyed.

♦ S.G. Smith of Conway sold Continue reading