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daily in blocks Lpmor Not Waiting Until Christ mas to Ext end Clemen 1 L__ Number Issued Every Tjaj_One Dozen Yesterday. s Little Rock. Dec. 15.—The governor [ not holding all of the cases for Lytive clemency for the Christmas * but is issuing them in blocks every pal.(!„ns granted yesterday were «follows: Sidney H. Mayer of Pulaski county, Sieved of fines amounting to $235. I Lt Tuesday he pleaded guilty to ten ! jjsfj of petit larceny, committed i hjle in the employ of the Stifft jew |iry storo. He is required to pay the *t5. The petitioners say that he is K,t a criminal at heart, but he had hllen into the habit of drink, “which , is often the rule, resulted in his dishonesty to his employer.” He has • wife and child to support and is un ible to pay the penalty, and if sent to the county farm, they would be de prived of his support. Mrs. S. Vandamme, an old lady, was convicted by a Saline county justice of the peace, on a charge of Sabbath breaking, and fined a total of $26. The petition says that she had made some |;weet juice from wild grapes and DIoCKLft'l i ira, n iin.ii o*»v invvi>vtvu vV QSe in making jelly. She sold a bot tle of it to some boys, they claim on Sunday, she says it was on Saturday. Mack Shuttleworth, convicted in a Lee county justice court of violating the fish and game laws, fined $100, reduced to $5. I Fred Emerson, convicted July 19, 191H, of the illegal sale of liquor, and feed a total of $83. He had already served three months for the same of fense under conviction in federal four';. ! Thor.'.as Thornton, of Garland coun ty, convicted last fall of grand lar ceny ami sentenced to two years im prisonment. Fred Woodward, Crawford couty, 'convicted in November of grand lar ceny, and sentenced to one year’s im prisonment. !• Bud Vases in Cut Glass and Ster ling Silver, at Hesterly Drug Store. THAT GRIM WHITE SPECTRE. Pneumonia, follows on the heels of a neglect -.1 cough or cold. Delay no long- Take Mansfield’s Cougk Bal sam, Price 50c and $1.00. IECRI ITING WILL BE RESUMED FOR ARK. GUARD . Little Rock, Dec. 15.—Recruiting is <o be resumed for the Arkansas Na tional Guard at once, under the direc tion of Lieut. Cartmell, U. S. A. On p’ov. 8. the request was made by the [militia officials, and an effort is to be [Blade to recruit the companies Up to [their full strength before their return from the border. Brig. Gen. Lloyd England left for Washington to con fer with the War Department relative to that and other matters pertaining to the v Ifrre of the Guard. There will be seven officers and twenty o non-commissioned officers, coming 1 dm Deming, and stations will b“ maintained at Hot Springs, Blythr . iHe, Hope, Fayetteville, Ola, nnd Bcntnoville. , IMMEDIATE ATTENTION would be given to sprains, sweilings, bruise Hu umr.tism and neuralgia. Keen Mansfield's Magic Arnica Lmi ®e,'t bandy tin the shelf. Three sizes [-25c, :<Jc and $1.00. HIGHEST TEMPERATURE 87 DEGREES DURING NOV. — Little Rock, Dec. 15.— During the month of November, according to the report of the Weather Bureau, the highest temperature was 87 degrees *t Camden and Lutherville, on the 2d, lnd the lowest was 10 degrees at : Dutton on the 15th. The greatest kHy range was 53 degrees at Brink eP; The greatest monthly precipi tation was 5.15 inches at Murfrees h°ro, and the least monthly precipi ktion was 1.54 per cent at Portland. PRESCOTT ASTONISHED BY SIMPLE MIXTURE Prescott people are astonished at r® INSTANT action of simple buck . orn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed "* Adler-i-ka. ONE SPOONFUL re n’®ve.s such surprising foul matter it W|eves almost ANY CASE consti P'tion, sour stomach or gas. Because *Her-i-ka acts on BOTH lower and PPer bowel, a few doses often rc . Ve °r prevent appendicitis. A short' atment helps chronic stomach trou-' e- Hesterly Drug Store. 854,082 BALES OF tOI TON Akt USED Census Bureau Figures Show an Increase for Month of Novem ber Over Consumption of Last Year. Washington, Dec. 14.—Cotton man ufactured during November amounted to 584,082 running bales compared with 514,743 a year ago, and for the four months 2,227,375 bales, compared with 1,978,635 a year ago, the Census Bureau today reported. Cotton on hand November 30 in consuming establishments was 2,191, 799 bales, compared with 1,613,641 a year ago, and in public storage and at compresses 4,098,928 bales, compared with 4,981,939 a year ago. Cotton spindles active during No vember numbered 32,753,937, com pared with 31,488,723 a year ago. Imports were 13,189 equivalent 500 pound bales, compared with 21,168 a year ago, and for the four months 36, 434 bales, compared with 79,861 last year. Exports were 759,550 bales com pared with 79,801 last year. Exports were 759,550 bales com pared with 524,392 a year ago, and for the four months 2,518,295, compared with 1,863,315 last year. Linters, not included in foregoing statistics, used during November were 64,991 bales; on hand November 30 in consuming establishments 79,846, and in public storage and at com presses 123,374. •Linters included in exports 8,058 hales. In cotton growing states cotton used during November was 333,033 bales, compared with 285,470 a year ago and for the four months 1,275,964 bales, compared with 1,080,835 last year. Cotton on hand November 30 in con suming establishments was 1,348,682 bales, compared with 973,712 a year ago, and in public storage and at compresses 3,834,869 bales, compared with 4,618,792 a year ago. Cotton spindles active numbered 13,535,592, compared with 12,799,308 a year ago. F Lee Sheppy, 172 N. Halsted St., Chicago, 111., General Sales Manager of the largest concern of its kind in the world, wants three or four men ir. Nevada county and several men in adjoining counties, to work for him spare time or all the time. He can use only those who have a rig or auto. Work is very pleasant and no previous selling experience is necessary. Work consists of leaving a wonderful new household necessity in the homes on free trial. Tests at more than thirty of the leading Universities and the Government Bureau of Standards show this new article to be four times as efficient as article now in general use in this section. Article is needed in every rural home and benefits every member of the household, bring! g cheer, comfort and happiness into the home. Not necessary to be away from home rights. Pay < roini 36.00 to §15.00 per tin vs according to ability and number of homes visit *u. in writing Mr. Sheppy, mention what townships will be most convenient for you to work in; what your regular oc upntion is; your age; married or single; how long you have lived in the community: what kind of a rig or auto you have; whether you wish to work snare time or steady; how much time you will have to devote to the work; when you can start, and about how many-hot ■■•s are -within six miles o^ you in each direction. This ; a splen did opportunity for several men in Nevada county and counties adjoin b\g to make good money, working steady or spare t’mo. Some of the field men earn TOO per month; one farmer earned $li>00 00 working spare time only. No investment or bond necessary. _ 21w4 ARREST ESCAPED NEGRO. Malvern, Dec. 17.—Deputy Sheriff Luke Steel of Prescott came to Mal vern Saturday and took into custody Lonnie Lee, negro, who escaped from the Nevada county jail. The negro was arrested by Night Marshal Billie Roberson and was turned over to the deputy sheriff. PLAN SCHOOL CONTESTS. Okolona, Dec. 17.—Plans have been perfected for a contest to be hold here and at Glenwood some time in March between the high schools of the respective towns. There will be a debate and expression and spelling contests. ACCUSED OFFICERS ACQUITTED Texarkana, Dec. 17.—Walter Crow ell, R. S. Strange and Walter Crigson of the police force on the Arkansas side, who were suspended by Chief of Police John Strange following charges that they had taken three turkeys from poultry dealer’s store, were giv en a trial before the city council Fri day night and acquitted. The trial was public and several hundred at tended. NEVEDA NEGRO PAR HONED UiTlRDAY John Easter, Convicied Auguat, 1911, 1 irst Degree Murder, and Sentenced io Life, Re leased—Other Pardons. Little Rock, Dec. 16.—Tez William son, of Miller county, was fined $_:00 and ten days in jail on a charge of aggravated assault. in response to a petition, Gov. Hays reduced the line to $50. John Easter, a negro boy 19 years old, of Nevada county, was convicted in August, 1911, in Hempstead county, of murder in the first degree, and has since been serving a life term. Gov. Hays granted him a pardon yester day. Other pardons granted were: Paul Curtis, Independence county, convict ed July 3, 1916, of grand larceny, and sentenced to two years. Tom Pat tillo, of Dallas county, convicted last November of burglary and sentenced to three years imprisonment. COVETED BY ALL but possessed by lew—a beautiful head of hair. If yours is streaked with gray, or is harsh and stiff, you can restore it to its fofmer beauty and luster by using “LaCreale” Hair Dressing. Price $1.00. PRETTY WEDDING AT “FARVIEW.” HOME OF MR. AND MRS. C. C. HAMBY Saturday afternoon, Dec. lfi, at 4 o’clock, Miss Irma Lee Hamby was married to W. C. Lasseter of the extension work, University of Arkan sas. The Rev. T. D. Scott, pastor of the First Methodist church at Hope reading the betrothal service in the drawing room in front of an arch of I Southern smilax interspersed with | Faster lilies. This with palms and i ferns combined made an effective ; place of ceremony. Miss Ethel Bailey accompanied by Mrs. Charles Tomp kins, sang “At Dawning.” Thomas Scott, Jr., played the wedding march. First came the ribbon bearers, Jean nette McKenzie and Dorothy Garner. I Then sweet little Mildred Bemis bear ling the ring in the heart of a lilly. : Helen Buchanan and Gertrude West imoreland scattered the bridal path I with roses. George G. Becker of the University of Arkansas, as best man, came in with the groom. The bride was accompanied hy her sister, Eliza beth Hamby, maid of honor. The bride carried a shower bouquet of valley lillies; the maid of honor, bridesmaid roses. Immediately after the cere mony we were welcomed to the dining room where we w'ere most cordially served and entertained by Mrs. H. B. McKenzie and Miss Arthur. This room was a bower of beauty with the shaded lights and festoons of smilax; the beauty table was a study in pink, a large plaque of russell roses adorn ing the center. The chosen color was repeated in other decorative details and favors. A delicious salad and ice was much enjoyed. The bridal gifts were, many and beautiful. The bride A. MONSQN 'Tim Music Dealer is n-»w 1 catod on West Main s reet next toiheCiU .;:all and is orTe.ing the fol lovvir. ; b r, in N vv Upright Grand Plan >sf for cash only: 1. Columbus Piano Co., “Boudoir” Special, original price $375.00, Our Cash Price.$225.00 I, II. P. Nelson piano, original price $350.00. Our Cash Price.$250.00 1, Marshall & Wen chill piano, original price $400.00, Our Cash Price.$260.00 O' her b: rgains in Foster and Armstr ong Pianos It will pay you to look our splendid line over . Monson, Prescott. 1 mBHHHHHBBOBHHHHMI ' wore a becoming tailored costume of brown cloth with trimmings of red and for traveling she carried a muff of similar pelt with hat to match. One hundred of their friends were present to wish the happy couple a long, happy and prosperous journey through life. Mr. and Mrs. Lasseter will spend Christmas with relatives in Florida and Atlanta, Georgia. After January will be at home in Little Rock. —M. A. G. NUTS W. HIGGASON DIES. Deming, N. M„ Dec. 17.—Nute W. Higgason of Company F, First Arkan sas Infantry, whose home is in Hope, Ark., died at the base hospital here this morning of pneumonia, whiih fol lowed an attack of measles. Little hope for the recovery of Era Irby of Company C of the Second Ar kansas Infantry, whose home is in Dardanelle, Ark., is entertained by the attending physicians. Irby has been critically ill for several days and Capt. Horace E. Ruff, officer of the day at the hospital, said late today that he , may not live through the night. The officer reported all others who have been seriously ill as slightly im proved. ANNOUNCES DEFINITELY CAN DIDATE FOR U. S. SEN ATE Little Rock, Dec. ir».—Hon. Smeade Fowell of Camden, is in the city to day conferring with friends. He an nounces that he is definitely in the race for United States Senator to succeed Senator Joe T. Robinson, and that at the proper time he will get Actively into the campaign. OBITUARY Otho Polk was born in Nevada county, Arkansas, March 30, 1891, de parted this life Oct. 14, 1916. He professed a hope in Christ and United with Salem Missionary Bap tist church Oct. 10, 1908. He moved to Idabel, Okla., in 1911, where he had made his home since. His health failing, he came to his sister’s, Mrs. Oscar Johnson, thinking the change would do him good, but he only lived five days. A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home, Which never can be filled. ROTARY CLUB WILL DIS TRIBUTE 100 PAIRS SHOES Little Rock, Dec. 15.—The Rotary Club of Little Rock will next Thurs day noon distribute 100 pairs of shoes to poor children, whose names are to be furnished by the United Charities. The membership was assessed $3 each for the purpose. M E M HERS LEG IS L AT U RE BEGIN TAGGING SEATS Little Rock, Dec. 15.—The members of the Legislature are already tagging their seats in the Senate and Repre sentative halls. The system is sim I le. The member selects the best seat left untagged, and pins his card to it. And courtesy demands that jio one else shall take it. Weak. 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