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PRESCOTT, NEVADA COUNTY, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 1*92. NUMBER 40 C. 0. II AMHY. K. K. Wm IE, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW. PRESCOTT, ARK. l’raotic- in tlio St it.- :;n 1 F.-l-rnl < '.uirt>. Real Batata and I- >" IW« (raid ftml lundi1 bought uiul '"Id. v. E. MUSICS, W. V. T:ajiis: J£. T. 3:eot:s. At*.ora:7 3oa®ral ITctsr" I’RKSC* ITT, AUK. Will practice in all Ootir!-. both State ami Federal. Ilu.-im."1 attend -> t.» ir.nnptly. ATTaasEVi-aT-LAVi. R. H. WOOD, ^.TTOEITBY-AT-L AW Prescott, - - Arkansas ['ire Insurance, Heal Estate Agent, -AND — N D T A ft Y PUBLIC. JM&RI.I Montgomery. AT rOKNl'A AT-I..VNV. New Lewis ville. Vrk. Will praeti.-e in "11 e *>irt- I’r..jtt md dilig»lit attention gKon ill 1 u Also attend to colli' an 1 i jy«)fTl<■« upstair- over tin- r. Iro.cl store Dr. J W. Peeples, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, l’ivKsct»r r, auk. Respectful!v tor,A : hi- - ! to .l1"' eitir.ens of 1’i'o.ooti :mii irro: leu: windy. OFFICE on Mail: Str -t, in t*. B. Gee * grocery store. J. M. POWELL. DSHTAL : . ON, PRESCOT l‘ ARKANSAS. All work gum I OFFICE at IK U in-ii- - -1 . W. L. Games, WEST M AIN ' 1 KEE f, PRESCOTT, DREW FORMBY. WATCHMAKER and JEWELER, Prescott, Arkansas. Repairing «NN n* ry» on 11 ronn^e solicit** l. A! i .a -a OtHco ut <*«•“. W *' ’r ' ' 1,1 - i*i l .If\vel Y**ur pat* hi it* *“i. Mon*. A. MONSON, Manufacturer s Local Ajyent. SPECIALTIES: -- A ml nil kiiul** "f M , 1 11 Supi.li. s.Srli ■ '1 mill < luireli I'urnitarc and Supplies, Marlile Mot,tun id-. I oml. Stones. Etc., Etc. 1’llESt ol I. AUK. - R. L. Langford. The Barber, i> well otjuippc l. and will «b only tir*t-clttss work. IVumh low—hair cutting 2oo.. shaving IV. fi«y Plane of biiHim next door to tin Foster iV Logan ll»lw. 4 '• *• W«*l Main Sir- , l'Ulv < Ol 1» Good ti-alliK Mild MllV v< llicl-> >>t jM i-uhl prices. Will furnish c*\p ri'MM • I drivers. Subscribe for the Picayune best paper in the county. REST COMETH AFTER ALL. _ Though friends desert you in the rnee for \ fume, I 1 hough fortune loaves you for some other goal; I hough you lire blameless, yet you receive much blame, Though Sorrow dwelloth deep within your soul, Though life has been a failure and you plod Footsore .and weary o’er this earthly ball, Still if you have a faith, a trust in God, Rest cometh after all. lh st cometh after all, then higher climb; Rest cometh after all though wealth de parts, flic world may blame you, yet rest sub lime . Shall drive the sorrow from vonr heart of hearts; Though life's sad failures make you on ward plod, Sin-siek and weary till you roach the pall, Still if you have a faith, a trust in God, Rest cometh after all. APPLE BLOSSOMS. A dreary, dreary day. A north east, wind drove the slanting rain against the window panes, moaned around house corners, and shrieked down chimney flues. One shivered j involuntarily, watching the dripping j pedestrians. Kay Alton leaned her! face wearily against the window glass, and an occasional tear drop ped on the hands which lay idly clasped in her lap. She w as listen-! ing to the conversation between her two sisters, Bertha and Beatrice, though seemingly intent on the pan orama spread out in the streets be low. They were discussing some new book, just out, that everybody “who was any body at all,” was reading. I'lmy had not discovered the author’s name, but were determined to pro cure a book and read forthwith. Kav, as she listened, did not care a stiver for the book or the author, but the title, “Apple Blossoms,” roused bitter memories. Kvery summer they spent part of the warm weather at a rambling old fnrm-hoiise, and chief among its at tractions to Kay was the large apple orchard; she had always loved apple blossoms so. She had reveled in their sweetness year after year, and to-day there arose a scene before her mind’s eye. The great old trees, with their crown of rosy whiteness, the green grass covered with the snowy petals that were drifting thither and thither in the warm breeze. At the foot of a gnarled tree was a grassy seat, which the farmer hail made for her especial beueUl; it had been formed i of gravel and loam, and then turfed: and in this green, soft nook, with the fragrant blossoms above her, and the tlower leaves drifting around her, site had spent many happy hours, until—Last year she had liv- ■ ed her lirst love story there, and j with cold, cruel bauds she had put I it from her, only to repent at leisure; in the long year that followed. Shf never saw an apple blossom, . or heard one speak of an orchard, that this scene did not come back to lmr: and now as Bee and Bertie spoke of the book that was making its author famous, she wondered | how any one could write a book with such a title, unless they had lived through just such ail experience as ^ she herself had. Li had always, since she had been old enough to have one, been a the ory of hers that men must be stir ring, willing workers, achieving . great things by constant, and unwear- j ied effort. A good enough theory, she ae- j knowledged to herself, even now : . but what had she ever done? she questioned, mentally. When last j year, Ivan Gerard, out under the waving trees, had asked her to he his wife, she had given him to un derstand that it could never he. W hy ? she had often asked herself sinc e. Simply because he was tak ing vacation too, she had distrusted him. She did not know how any active, busy man could sit idly ! through the long summer hours, ! talking -oft nothings, and making ’ loving speeches, even to a fasc inat ing girl: and she taught herself to believe he must tie a drone. She tried to hint at something like this, as .rcnilv as she could, and she did „(,t uudci stand the amused look that pas-ed ovr his handsome face; 1 he thought he certainly could not » l ,,e been in earnest, or he would have eared a little when the sueriliee I „|j,. was making with her beloved theory cut her so to the heart. If; lie had not been so good, ho learned, so gentle to everything weak or de-1 pendent, it would not have been quite so hard to give hitn up. Hut why should she care, if he did nut? And again the handsome face seemed to be looking up into hers, as he lay on the grass near her that I day, his brown hair tossed back j from the broad, white brow. “If that is your decision, Hay, 1 must bow to the inevitable, but I | will never thiuk of an apple bios- i sum without thinking of you as I see | you now—and without itn bringing j this hour hack to me.’’ The words seemed to he sounding in her ears now, though a year had passed. That day would always stand out distinct and vivid, like the dear-cut figure of the cameo against its dark background. lie had not promised to make him self famous for her sake, and lie had seemed content, even when she had withheld her love. This year the long spring days had been spent bu sily, helping her sisters with their >\tra sewing. They were going with i party of friends to some fashiona ble resort. Now they had the added pleasure in anticipation of meeting .lie auluor of the new book. Hay ler.self bail no such pleasant antie pations; she and mamma were go ng, as usual, to the country, and die consoled herself as best she [•onId, knowing that the older girls mist he married before her time would come to enter the charmed circle of society. She had not cared much. She had lunged to go to the dd free life in the country; hut just :is everything was almost in readi ness this north-east rain, an uiyisu il thing for this season, had put an .•nd to the journey fur the present, so, with face pressed against the window-pane, she repeated softly to herself: “Into each life gome rain must fall, Smino dnvs lie dark and dreary.” Three weeks bad passed away, and out iu the orchard at the farm, Fay Alton was crouching dismally enough this bright, sunny day, on her grassy couch. Half an hour be fore, Sain, tli^ boy who did the chores, corning out in quest of her, had handed her a package neatly sealed and directed in the familiar handw riting she remembered so well. Opening it she found a handsome book, all green and gold, and on the white fly-leaf was written, “A Hunch of Apple Hlossoms, for Fay, from the Author.” A swift blush of shame mantled her white brow and crept down to the lace around her neck. She knew well enough now who the author was. How had she ever dared to accuse Ivan Gerard, even in thought, of being a drone? Now she knew the significance of the swift smile that had overspread bis face when she had declined the offer of his hand, ••because if she ever wed at all it must be an earnest I worker.” •■Hut lie was revenged,” she solil oquized. She. with her pet theory, had never accomplished anything, while he, when she had refused him, had already made a success of lite. Still there was one small grain of comfort: lie had not forgotten her; even when fortune smiled most fa vorably ,on him he,had thought of her. Looking further, she read the ded ication. ••To the fairest flower iu the garden of girls, this spray of apple blossoms is dedicated by the au thor.” Kay wondered, just as many out ers were doing, who the favored girl might be. She thought the book had just arrived by express or mail from the oity ; shu had not noticed that there was no label attached, nor any stamps, and 1 do not believe she would have felt half so miserable if she had only known that that very moment Ivan Gerard was brushing off the dust of travel and freshening up his toilet in the old room over looking the orchard that had been his last summer. Stopping occasionally, he looked through the window, lie felt very happv when Kay kissed the book, ami be smiled brightly when she put her head down dolefully, and, bury ing Iter face in her huudkerehief, crouched down among the blossoms she bad gathered, and he knew she was baptisiug them with her tears. It isn’t any wonder that Kay did not hear the soft footfall on the utuis; he did not intend that she should. Hut when some one just by i her side pushed hack the curls from her low white forehead and asked: “Well, little one?” she started up, blushing guiltily, and murmured somelhing about being homesick. “I was homesick, too, Fay, and that is why I am here.” “How could you,” sire asked, hotly, holding up the beautiful vol ume. “take such a revenge?” “1 do not quite understand.” he replied, gazing down into the flower face that looked almost irresistible; with the fresh traces of tears like dew-drops still on it. “How have I taken revenge, Fay?” and he put one finger under her chin, as if she were a little, willful child. She drew away from him, and, looking up into his face, which was certainly grave enough now, said: “You were laughing at me last spring, when-T-when—” She stam mered and blushed. “When you did not want such an idle husband, eh? Why, I honored you for your forethought!” “No, no; you were laughing at me. Then again, I believe when you chose the title for your last work—” “1 only christened it in honor of a dear little girl who, in her purity and sweetness, always reminds me of a fair flower. Do you remember, 1 told you I should never see an ap ple blossom but that it would remind me of that hour?’ It is fresh in my memory yet; and if you are satisfied witli my achievements 1 will renew the offer. Is it worth while, pet? 1 shall never love another. I do not think it quite fair for the men to be the only workers in life’s busy hive, and I verily believe it is your mis sion to take charge of me.” “It will not be a very dilticult mission,” she answered, smiliug, as her head rested against his shoulder, and lie kissed the upturned lips. Points About Advertising. John Wauainaker, who can claim to speak from experience, says: ”1 never in my life used such a thing as a poster or dodger or handbill. My plan for liftecn years has been to buy so much space in the news papers and till it up with what I wanted. 1 would not give an adver tisement in a newspaper of bt)(J cir culation for bOOO dodgers or posters. If 1 wanted to sell cheap jewelry or run a gambling scheme 1 might use posters, but I would not insult a decent public with handbills. The class of people w ho read such things arc poor material to look to for sup port in the mercantile affairs. 1 deal directly with the publisher. I say to liiin: "How long will you let me rim a column of matter through your paper for $100 or $b00 as the ease may me. 1 let him do the figuring, and if 1 think he is not try ing to lake more than his share 1 give him the copy. 1 lay aside the profits on a certain line of goods for advertising purposes, The first year 1 laid aside $11,000; last year 1 laid aside aud spent $40,000. 1 have done better this year and shall increase that sum as the profits war rant it. 1 owe my success to the new spapers”—[Building aud Trades Journal. The tipsy fellow who was found leaning on the fence of a church and asked if he wanted to join replied that he was leaning that way. The Del Kio Record’s Sunday sermon is against leaning. It says; Half, at least, of the disappointed men one meets with are the victims of ill-grounded hopes and expecta tions—persons who have tried to lean upon others iustead of relyiug upon themselves. This leaning is a poor business. It seldom pays. En ergetic men-- and they are the class es looked to for aid- do not like It be leaned upon. If you aro travel ing in a railroad ear and a great hulking fellow lays his head againsl your shoulder and goes to sleep, you indignantly shake him off. It is'the same in business. The man whr does not at least attempt to ••hoc his own row” need not expect any om i to hoc it for him. It is nonsense for any man to pretend to the digni j t y of being unfortunate who lias ele | pended upon others when he might | have cloven a way to fortune for ! himself. LADIES Needing a tonic, ui children who want build* iiif up, should take HliOW.Vli IUON HITTERS. It la pleasant to take, cures Malaria, Indl foatiou, liiliouaucas and Liver CumphuxiU. FORWARD, MARCH! The studied ami adroit effort of the Republicans, assisted by a few Democratic echoes, to give to (he result of the Speakership contest a significance beyond the confines of the National House of Representa tives, and above the organization of the popular body of Congress, wits to lie expected. In such contests such aspirant seeks to put his best foot foremost. He, ami lie alone, becomes for tlie* time being, by the claim of his back ers, the one original Jacobs. As a rule these pretentions go for what they are worth, ami die when a choice is made. 1’hat they should be taken up by the enemy and used to tran(|uili7.e the defeated, to pro voke dissension, and to make divi sions, is a natural, legitimate and inevitable branch of partisan warfare. Hut it is only with the very ignorant or the very weak that such tactics obtain recognition. Sensible people understand them perfectly, discount them at their true value, and pass on to matters of real pith and point. Tilt? truth is, it is time that this one-man idea had its quietus. We are all good Democrats. We are all good Tariff Reformers. The light within the party on this issue is over and the victory for Tariff Reform is gained. The attention of the coun try has been fixed upon the question it is there to stay, and it will not be diverted until the robber war tariff is put upon an honest peace-footing. Meanwhile, who shall say that he, and he alone, embodies all in all the virtue and strength of this great Democratic idea, issuing proclama tions ns to the soundueror unsound nests of this, that or the other Dem ocrat? Let us make a simple, practical illustration. It is sought by the Republicans to identify Mr. Crisp with Mr. Gorman, and then to make it appear that Mr. Gorman is a Pro tectionist. This is the sheerest par tisan rubbish. If it were true, it would imply that Mr. Cleveland is a protectionist, for Mr. Gorman was Cleveland’s immediate personal rep resentative in the National Demo cratic Convention in 18)S8, and, when Mr. Gorman went down into the Platform Committee*of that con vention, Mr. Cleveland, who had di rected everything planned it all, went down with him. It is not wise, it is not right, it is not fair that such facts as these should be withheld from the people, and that, under cover of misrepre sentation and misadvisement, dissen tions and divisions should he allow ed to creep in and darken the coun cils of a political household, which is at hoi tom one with itself, and has no reason for dissonance of any kind. Mr. Gorman is us good a tariff reformer as Cleveland, and Mr. Crisp is as good a tariff reform er as Mr. Mills.—[Courier Journal. As to Gerrymanders. Musing on the reeotnineudations of the president’s massage in the matter of the •‘gerrymander.” the New York Kvening Post gives some striking examples of its practical workings—thus: Alluding in his message to the legislative gerrymanders which ‘‘Imt tress” gerrymanders of congres sional districts, President Harrison cites a county in a certain staU where “there districts for the elec tion of the members of the legisla ture are constituted as follows: One has 63,000 population, one 13, 000 and on 10,000.” lie could have iustauced a far worse case thai this in Connecticut, where the He publicans are in both legislative houses the beneficiaries of a “gerry tnander” which is “buttressed,” not behind a statute, but the more solii and enduring ramparts of a stall constitution. As to the lower housr of Connecticut, the president woult | have found one tow n with a popula 1 tiou of 80,040 equalized with auothei I town having a population of but 1 11 and as to the state seuate, a district which at the presidential election o 1888 cast lT.Oi'.t votes equalizer | with another district casting bul '2383 votes. How the system work | in the upper house of congress mar be shown by the case of l'niter States Senator t>. II Platt, who wa re-elected last January by 111 He publican members of the C’onnecti | cut legislature, representing town and districts casting only 73,144 votes, while there were oppos d to him i:>l member* representing I K40 votes. If Senator I'l.itt. or his colleague. Senator Hawley, have no vation during this session to refer to the president's views in his message on either ‘•gerrymanders” or the suppression of the suffrage at the South, they will, of course, tell us all about this peculiar Connecticut ‘ system.” but for which their own seals would now be tilled by two Democrats. The two Republican senators from Rhode Island, where the little towns outvote in the legis lature the cities and large towns with many times their population, stand iu very much the same ironiele pre dicament. Who Cnrcs for Expenses. We are accustomed to a feeling of sympathetic sorrow when we read of the great Imrdeus the people of Europe have to bear in supporting enormous standing armies. That is all right, for the army of Russia costs $125,000,000; that of France, 8121.000. 000 ; that of (treat Britain, 890.000. 000. These are round lig ures taken from the American Alma nac. Hut what of our own people who are paying for army and milita ry pensions 8X0,000,00 per annum 855.000. 00 more than the most cosi ly standing army in the world. is it any wonder that discontent pre vails throughout the country among the people upon whom this huge burden rests? Would it he a sur prising thing if this feeling should gather a force and fury that will I wipe out the entire system? Found ed in political corruption, being es sentially robbing the laboring peo ple of their earnings to bribe voters with, it forms a load that no people or country lit to live in can long bear. Patriotic men of both politic al parties are speaking out against the present pension system. -| 1'exus Farm and Ranch. What Your Groat Grandmother Did Site heteheled the Max and carded the wool, and wove the linen, and spun the tow, and made the clothes for her husband and ten children;, She made butter and cheese, she dipped tallow cutiplcs, to light the house at night, and she cooked a I the food for her household by an open lire-place and a brick oven. Yes; and when she was fort) y< ars of age, she was already an old htd\ whose best da) a were over. 11 er shoulders were bent and her^joints enlarged by hard work, and she wore spectacles and a cap, Her great granddaughter with all the modern conveniences for comfort, refinement and luxury, may tie as charming and attractive at forty-five as at twenty. Especially is this true if -lie pre-wiv es her health and beauty by tie use of Dr Pierce's Favoide Prescription which wards off all female ailments and irregularities, cures them it they already exist, keeps the life current healthful and vigorous, and unities the woman of middle age to retain Ihc freshness of girlhood upon bn>w and cheek, the light of youth in her eyes, and its elasticity in her step. Sold hv all druggists. A FATAL MLSTAKK. Pliyaieiiins make no m*»r<* fatal in •• t:*L.■ than \vlit*n they inform patient* that ncmum heart troubles cuniu from the »totn.*ch and are of little consequence. I)r. Franklin Milo.-*, the noted Indiana specialist, hu proven tin* contrary in his now h >«»U «*n "Heart Disease," which may \>»* Imd Iron at Hugh MoncriofV drug store, wl guai.m ti*«‘s and* recommend* Dr. Mil*-' uiumj:. •'♦»d Now curt Cure, w hich has the lurg >t -mb of any heart remedy in the world. It rniv.« nervous and organic heart di.-iMse, »rt breath, fluttering, pain nr tenderness in t * side, arm or shoulder, irregular pul-e, faint ing, smothering, dropsy, etc. 11is Uestora pve Nervine cures headuch*, fits, etc - t;0f course it hurts hut you must grin and hear it,” is the old time convolution given !c persona with rheumatism. Mlfy mtake tin trouble to dampen a piece of flannel with Chamberlain's rain liaim and hind it 01 over the seat of pain your rheumatism will disappear,” is tin* modern and much m n satisfactory udviee. 50 cent bottles for su by Hugh Mtuicricf. W’hcn Baby was sick, we gave her Castoria. W hi'ii she was a Child, she cried for Castoria. When she became Miss, she clung t“ Castoria. When she bad Children, sbe gave tiujm Castoria 1 , We are coustantly adding hum subscribers to <>tir list, w 11 i• • 11 jrmwi steadily. l'be people in the country appreciate a live, newsy and wo I printed paper like the I’u .wi '.k. Children Cry for Pitcher’s Castoria. BROWN’S IRON HITTKRg ALMAN AC For 1mi*4 Cmitaln One lliuolml It*«t|M w for mak* In;; Url < n Cuiutv chonj’l.V ami >, : <v> at. home. This hook is given away at drug and general stores. ■ Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria h e my -J m Ur fell Absolutely Puro. A i r< ■ i !'t:n • ' . n / |i* ", <1- r. Hi|l • f «>t all .a !• i*» * iti *. I . 8. (fOV«*mia«tnt Kt-porf, \ug. IT, ‘ Rlpfc Headache ard w’l" * aU tho tronblM fOOf» C to ' •!. such «0 l) "** after ©at.ng, l'uia in t While iheirmofli remarkable ancccsa bad boe:i aho wn ia ututt| 4 BoaAache. yet Carter** Utte Over Pffli 100 equally valmtl Mi■•■ C ' ring and pr#* v-ntin*! v .»h.’.i they ala® « Vitoth® ) i >weia. Even ir they onlf Art* ©they would be alstoaftpr toteaato ttioeewh® ©u.Vtrf mth'H-i < i 1* (. . .plaint; butfortu* Brttoly . i ; - • ;. n lhrro,andthofl® Whooncetry tliei n I I little pUla?at®» 1 I not bo wil ling tod«v Aiioui i in. ^’ui. ’; roll sick head m m pi Xfitheberr c-f to i.-.Miy ilv.o tliat hcrefflWtMfi iwemak* : i it white Othi ra do " >t. Carter's J >- Liv\ r Pi!1-* arc • ;y “mall ana very C17 • . *. . r t v ■ ; make adoae. q 100 or ruivr •. 1 i.t tl■ >■ 1 r 1 .-0all wh® Use them. I-i \U1< -.!*•, • ;i.•••»for $1. Bold liy dru^ata everywhere, or > utby uialL CARTE ft &Z&1CINC CO„ New York. SMALLPiLt SMALL DOSE. SMALL PRICE Advice to Women If you v. uM protect yourself from Painful, Profuse, Scanty, Supprt vpj o. Irregular Men struation you must use BRADFIELD’sTi FEMALE 1 REGULATOR ] Cahtiiusvili-k, AprllSB, 188fl. This trill certify that two members of mj Immediate fai harlA|iQ0md W years from Nanalrnal IrrrKularUfi being t mi ted without Innolit by physicians, w«r«* lit length < '<1> iiiieuby one bottla of BradUfld^R Pemalo tf.^ulaior. It* effect is truly wonderful. J. \v. Stkanue. lU»ok to '* WOM ' : died r.KF.E, which oontalll valuable !nf< rmatiuu on t.ll female dlaoMaa. BRAOFIELC REGULATOR CO., ATLANTA, GA. iron sale nr all vuugoistb. Is tlv Ik■•;t known substance for Cleaning and Polishing line Silver. Brass, Steel, j Class and Tinware, Scoops, Sc ties, Show Cases, etc. It is che :p and requires but little labor or ski!!. Kvery Store keeper and Housekeeper i ought to keep it on hand. Y<3u ! will find it at Tile Hinton Drug Store -AI.SO Drag-. . Junes, Station ery, Jewelry, Lamps, CUAI 8 AS'3 TOBACCO, Spe ue'vv d ciis, Brushes, Soaps, Pocket Books, Etc. B!BL£S AND TESTAMENTS. Ill MON DRUG C'O., Prescott. Ark. 0. it. F. WHITTEN, Woo. . iith Shop PRESCOTT, ARK. \\ ill «l" il! k’ I ■ f vn in w< .*<1 :«r,»l iron man uitiirin.• i.i in -M’tiou; ;il*o general re |uiiriii4 II 1 ;.t.« in:i ^ixclHl'y. II a\ • • • 1 • tt >"»'t and black* smith 1 , i of well-sea huiiisI limbi r . ,.1-y el !i >r-e tied • nle -hoes. Ha M ' i ui lir patronage guarant* , •-!«» i. ’..i unk, and give safl*t t.n'tio' I. ’■•■i ; . U.-r •• <•,. ml street, near the acinUiuv. «nu»irw. .. . •< tv.i . U. i . WIH'ITKN. riA.NTldODj Ji: TY. . .. . tilarv* ««tl •.« » iiOllV. .i l-t n tinj. DriUibta.