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^kl^NO. 215. (Saectssor to Dimr Hon) PRESCOTT, ARK., THURSDAY. PICAYUNE OCTOBER 8. 1908. PRICE: TWO CENTS. THE change from warm to cool weather demands changes in our way of living. We use differ ent toilet articles and different medicines. Our stock of toilet articles will be found to ba 0f the best. All the well known standard household lemedies are to be found in our store. We will be pleased to show you our nice line of stationery and school supplies. For prompt delivery phone 65. Nevada County Drug Store mum & NflGflZinE/^ A Year of Pleasure and Profit The only National Magmaine devoted to tee 8oath-her Litcra tare Art. Bclenoa, History, Reeoarcee and Progress. It’ contains the finest work of Southern Artiste and Writers; themoet pregnant expression* of Southern Uaders and Btateamen. D t 01.50 ▼•an 15 Copy | CLUBBING ARRANGEMENTS tor one year tor the low price of $2.25 whole South—it* patriotism, its uplift, Its oonrage. Youcannot afford to mias either one. Better subscribe now. Addresa | PICAYUNE, Prescott, Arkansas Hendrix $ Sons (Successors to Richardson & Potter) We wish to announce to the public that we have ought the Richardson & Potter stock of groceries n West Main Street, and will keep a first class stock f Staple and Fancy Groceries and feed stuff. We want our friends to call and see us when in »wn. Phone 147 Hesterly’s White Pine and Hore hound Cough Syrup is the best remedy for Coughs, Colds, Bi on chit is and all affections of the air passages. Price 50 cents. Hesterly Drug Store Prescott’s Progressive Drug Store NEW GOODS We have received our Fall line of Dress Goods “eansnow you a complete assortment of colors— ‘‘the new stripe effects. Price from 50c to $1.00 ^yard. We have a good line of black goods at to $1.50 per yard. The best bargains in the city. W. B. Waller. * Wither Advice “ °ew»re nf —i_j aovk ••t- »«re„of,cou^hB and cold* nt‘Klt‘Cted they i .C^^onia, conaumnHi ,i*iuiL!!eKlected ‘hey readi C?onia- consumption or the turoub|e*. Just as N'HhT »P!)e&rB treat it *We of A ^hound S^P- the *r<eetlvAk'enc,a- U*« «■* di A cure r ®ll diseases of the 1 fi*W’«nn $L0S Per bottle ■ ^•Drugstore, Strayed-One gray mare about 16 hands high: 10 years old; branded two diamonds on left hip, some kind of mixed brand on left shoulder. Left the range near Joe Bean’s about six weeks ago. Liberal reward for her return to me. Jack Otwell YATES STANDRIDGE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE In Effort to Escape Sentence of 52 Years in the Arkan sas Penitentiary. Little Rock, Oct. 8.— Deter mined to escape the service of 52 year sentence in the Arkansas penitentiary, which is hanging over him for the murder of N.N. Rosemond and Nancy Overturf, and the attempt to kill the wife of Rosemond, Yates Standridge, the Arkansas desperado and the most desperate man ever in the Arkansas penitentiary, attemp ted suicide in the jail at Jasper by whittling on his neck with a dull bladed knife. He was dis covered before the blade had reached a vital spot and disarm ed. Standridge had secured the knife from a trusty wnile incar cel ated in a solitary cell in the Arkansas penitentiary awaiting transmittion to Newton cou ty for trial. Standridge secreted the knife in his shirt bosom and carried it with him to Jasper, where he ». ntered a plea of guilty to the crimes Tuesday. Stand ridge was guarded by two heavily armed men while being taken to Jasper, ieaving Little Rock Sun day night. He was chained with a log chain in addition to being shackled and manacled, so had no opportunity to use the knife on the guards. GRIFFIN ON NIGHT RIDING I Little Rock, Ark. October 5.— Ben L. Griffin, former secre tary and treasurer of the Far mers’Union, and now one of its lecturers, was in the city last night on his way home to Con way, and when speaking of the night riding scares, said there was little to them. He spoke of being up in Poinsett courty de livering some lectures in the early part of the week, and see ing a numoer of orders posted there which were supposed to be put up by mischievous boys. He said an order on the door of one mercantile house one morning demanding that the merchant buy no cotton at all, and on the following morning it had been replaced with one warning the i erchant to buy all the cotton he could, and take in all of his contract cotton at once. Mr. Griffin said the burriug of the cotton in Craighead county some time ago was spite work, and not the work of any organized band. Mr. Griffin was optomis iic on the night rider question, and said the union strongly con demns it,yet admitted the notices which are being placed about on gins and stores were doing a great deal to put a stop to any activity in the cotton market. AFTER 20 YEARS New port, Oct. 7. — The adjourn ment of the Quorum Crurt was markeu by the passing of County Judge E. L. Boyce and County Clc-rk G. A. Lockard, who. in either the capacity of judge clerk or deputy, have both been con nected with the court for two decades. They have both volun tarily retired from office. Meet Me at the Theatorium TO-NIGHT’S PROGRAM: Indian’s Grotitube. Hidden Hand. Lady Audley’s Secret. Hunting the Teddy Bears. A Western Romance in the Days of ’49. Performance Begins at 7:30 Program Changed Monday, Wednesday Friday. W. G. Kennedy, Mgr. NEW SECRETARY APPOINTED Little Rock, Oct. 8.-Studying for several weeks on the subject the committee appointed by the executive committee of the Ark ansas Sunday School Association for the purpose yesterday after noon decided to tender the posi tion of secretary of the associa tion to Rev. H. A. Dowling of Detroit. A message was accord ingly sent him and he accepted. Rev. Dowling has had much experience in this line of work, and the committee worked hard in securing his service for Ark ansas. He succeeds W. F. Long as state secretary of Arkansas, who several months ago resigned to become the secretary of the Mississippi organization. FIRE NARROWLY AVERTED Yesterday afternoon a damag ing fire was averted at the home of Cal Burk about one mile north of town, by the peesence of mind of Mrs. Burk. There was about 2,000 pounds of seed cotton in a small hi use in the yard and the children set it on fire some way, and when Mrs. Burk noticed it she had the presence of mind to wet a lot of blankets and smother it out. REPUBLJCANS AND TRUSTS More Republicans, more (rusts. It is a logical result. Republican policies have fos tered the trust germs until they have grown into mammoths, and the Trust Mammoths have kept the Republicans in power. Now the public is awakening to the fact that Trusts cannot be combatted unless their creators and sponsors are discredited. Should the Republicans win this election it will mean the springing up of an army of Tar iff protected trusts all over the country that shall drive out the competitive principle from all lines of business. The president of the Commer cial Travelers’ Anti-Trust league says that 90 per cent of the trusts have been formed since 1898, and all of them since 1896, covering a majority of the ne cessities of life and absorbing 3,134 concerns. The traveling: men of the United States are up in arms over the jxjssibie continuance of a condition productive of trusts and combines and mergers and this league is doing splendid work in educating the commer cial men to a proper understand ing of their own interests in the Bryan and Taft Edison and Victor Records, with the speeches of both are now on sale here. . . Piano Sale Now In Progress . . Quality guaranteed. Come and inspect the bar gains at A. Monson’s Music Store. premises. The president of thh organiza tion makes this strong plea for an effective opposition to the further encroachments of the trust builders: “Competition is as necessary to the health and existence of the traveling man as blood is to the human frame but competi tion is the very thing that these rade ! vjathans are organized to crush out, and when it does the traveling man goes with it. “It is impossible to say how many commercial travelers have lost their jobs by reason of these combinations, bnt many think that fifty thousand will not cover it. There is absolutely no rec ompense for this loss, and men depr ved of their positions are relegated to the already over crowded ranks of competitors for less lucrative positions, and the money which they distribute with a free hand to the country hotel keepers, liverymen and tradesmen in all lines now go to swell the coffers of the trusts.” CALE Health is very good at this writing. The farmers are progressing fine in ganhering their crops this week. Dwight Westmoreland, who is going to school here visitee home folks last Sunday, Mncle John Atkins and wife visited at E. C. Steed’s last Sun day. We recited a Sunday School lesson last Sunday but will or ganize a new next Sunday. Westmoreland Bros, are get ting along fine with their gin ning. They have ginned nearly one hundred bales of cctton. Theron Atkins, of Rosston, visited his brother, Hester, here Snnday. J. H. McDaniel made a busi ness trip to Prescott Monday. Mrs. Pink Brackett went to Parscott Monday. School is progressing nicely. W.C.T.U. [Mrs. Jennie Carr Pittman, Editor.] PROSPERITY ‘’Next to the doctrine of eter nal salvation, nothing will more strongly appeal to the business community than an increase of business and a return of business prosperity” said the man who presided over the Interstate Con gress of Commercial Travelers the othe-i day. This leadp us to sugge.t a way that would add greatly to the business exche quor. Let the gin mills be closed, dismantle the brewery and dis tillery, abolish the liquor busi ness, and not less than two and a quarter billions of dollars now spent for intoxicating liquors would be turned into the chan nels of legitimate trade. It is time that the business man begin to sit up and take notice that this sum is almost equal to the total wage roll of all the manu ; facturing establishments in the United States. This money changes hands to the detriment of those who spend it and the people have just that much less with which to buy what they need at home to make them com fortable and pleasant. Our government would spend vast sums of mon y and run the aisk of foreign war to open for one billion dollars worth of goods every year on the other side of the globe. We can have a mar ket for more than twice that sum at our own door by simply closing the saloon. LOOK OUT Postmaster Grayson received instructions to the effect that orders have been given to the mail clerks on No. 7 to pitch the mail off between the crain and depot and for all parties to be on the lookout and keep that space clear. New Fall Styles In Ladies <»<i Misses CLOAKS Now on Display OZAN MERC. CO. PRESCOTT, ARK.