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VOL. 1—NO. 240. (Successor to Dinner Horn)
PRESCOTT, ARK., THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 19. 1908. FR1CE: TWO CENT —I ■ ' I. liKMWWB—S—H————j——— Another Big Clothing Sale I The Grandest Values in Suits and Overcoats tor Men and Boys Ever Offered In Prescott. THE makers of these clothes could tell you why these prices were so low. It would be a story of continued warm weather, slow sales and a demand for cash. See how you profit! February clearance prices in November. Men’s Fall and Winter over coats at None in the entire collection worth less than $15—more than half made to sell $17.50 to $20.00. The assortment em braces handsome hand fitted black kersey overcoats—other ma terials are oxfords, black freize ar d meitons, also finest tan whipcords, black thibets and unfinished worsteds. There is a fine selection of fancy gray, brown and olive vicunas, in heavy overcoatings, black triibet with silk facing, and a wonderful collection of overcoats for present wear. All of these over '■oats are in best styles, tailored by one cf Rochester's fore most manufacturing concerns, finished with finest linings and satin sleeves. $7.50. Men’s and Youth’s Overcoats at from Men s $10.00 to $12.00 suits at Worsteds and fancy stripes and mixtures; good Venetian linings; sizes 34 to 50. $3.00 up $6.?5 Men’s and Youth’s $ 15 to $ 18 Suits at Pure wool Aeions, worsteds and eassimeres, also heavy weight blue serges and black thibets, newest single and double breasted sty Us, smart patterns. $9.50 Men’s and youLh’s $ 18.00 t*o $25.00 suites at This is a great purchase of Stein Block’s made and tailored garments. The most popular colors in all wool worsted, in olive, tan, green, gray arid hrr.wn, blue serges and an excelle t line of black vicuna These suits ara gems, representing the expert tailors best work’ Wonderful values at $12.50. . Men’s Fall and Winter Underwear $12.50 Remainder of our big purchase of English underwear goes on sale at an unusuallv low price. Broken lots but All Sizes, Choice at Men's and Youth's Hats at $ 1.50 Soft and stiff hats as good as the usual 2.50 and $.'1.50 grades offered in other stores. Special Offer, $5.00 Stetson Hat for $2.50 Continuing the great sale of Kingly Trousers at* $2.50, $3 and $4. Complete selection for men and youths of every build. Every pair guaranteed by us and by the ma kers as absolutely fast color, correctly shaped and guaranteed never to rip. $3.50 Grades $4 Grades $5 Grads $2.50 grades $2.25 $2.75 $3.50 $1.15 Men's and Women's Standard Brand QKaoc C„r Brand Florsheim shoe is the best on Lhe market for the money, made to give the wearer freedom from discomfort, made to retain their shape always. Try a pair and Save $2.00 on every pair. Is it not worth trying? Fall, weights in dull leather, patent, calf, lace or buttcn styles, new short vamp list, plain or toe caps, all sizes and widths. Again, we demonstrate our superiority in selling high class suits at un precedentedly low prices. You can easily convince yourself by paying us a visit. We will be glad to show you our goods. NEW YORK STORE, L. Suckle, Prop. "MECHEM ALSO RAN" The returns from the Fourth Congressional District in the re ceived. They show Ben Crav ens, Democrat, to have defeated Ed Mechem, Republican, for 13 484 to 9,112. The closest Mechem came to Cravens in any county was Crawford where the two tied, each receiving 1,327 votes, In Sebastia i county, where both candidates reside, Cravens secured 3252 to 2174 for Mechem. Mechem made his worst showing in Sevier county, which went to Cravens, 1,203 to *91. Advertise your business in he .Picayune and increase your business and help Prescott’s School Library. AGED VICTIM RECOVERING Beebe, Nov. 18. —The* aged peddler, named Moody, of Mal ier, Mo., who was run down by & backing train and whose arm had to be amputated at thejj shoulder, is showing remarkable vitality considering his age and way recover. FARMERS RAISING RICE * L ttle Rock, Nov. 19.—W. H. | Hicks, of Long Prairie, Lonoke county, was in the city yesterday and visited his friend J. E. .Eng land of the England National Bank. This year he raised 4,(K C bushels of rice and sold it to a splendid advantage. He has owned a farm on the prairie down there for years. This year he has made more than he has ever made before in his life,and as a result, is on easy street. He spoke of a neighbor named Heron, who also owns a farm in that locality, which has never produced much heretofore, on which he raised this year 9,000 bushels of rice, the sale of which netted him over $8,000 in cash. This neighbor has had a hard row to weed in the past, but this year he finds himself with ample means for all uses and plenty to spare. EFFORT TO POSTPONE An effort is being made to have to have the meeting of the State Guard Association, which is scheduled to take place here next Thursday, postponed until NEW GOODS We have received our Fall line of Dress Goods and can show you a complete assortment of colors— and the new stripe effects. Price from 50c to $1.00 per yard. We have a good line of black goods at 50c to $1.60 per yard. The best bargains in the city. W. B. Waller. the following week. Maj. Gen eral W. K. Surridge, sheriff of Lawrence county, is one of the leaders in this movement, and Col. W. F. Harrison, of OsceoL, is assisting him. The guards men ure objecting to having a meeting on Thanksgiving Day. saying it is not appropriate. School scholars, this li brary edition is for your benefit. If you have any article for that* issue we , will publish it. Help us boom it. The larger and better the paper the larger fund you wul have. WILL PREPARE REPORT Near the close of the year the Capitol Commission, which has virtually been out of existence since the opinion of Attorney General Kirby cut off the appro priation for work on the state jcapitol, will come from its hi bernation and take on new life. Lehman Kay, secretaiy of the board, who has been in Little Rock from his heme in Salem for the past few days attending the Grand Lodge, says the Com mission will have a meeting about the first of the year and begin preparing its reports to the legislature upon the work which was done after the ad journment of the 1907 General Assembly, and up to the time the work was stoppe. The Com mission will probably in ite re port, favor the retention of the present contractors for the com pletion of the building. J. D. Cantley was awarded the valuable piece of cut glass which was given away by E. A. Short. PRESCOTT, THE METROPOLIS Prescott, the metropolis of Ne vada is one of the prettiest and most substantia] cities in the State of Arkansas. Her citizen ship is composed of up-right, liberal, bread minded, Christian people, whose greatest ambition are to help their fellow man in every honorable way and to continue its present and past growth as the leading trading point of this county. Its Commercial Club, composed of over fifty members, are plan ning and are leaving no stone unturned to help promote its best interests, and advertise the city and county's great re sources and possibilities to the country at large. All its mem bers are working as a unit for its advancement and a greater Prescott. Its officers are: P. F. Chappell, Pres.; Dan Pittman, V.-Pres.; Wren Scott, Sec. and Treas. as a jnaritei mis cny neaas the list for its size in the state. The cause is that when the farm er brings his cotton, hogs, corn, lumber and other products to this city for market he receives the top price, and is treated as a friend, and shown every cour tesy and favor possible. The merchants carry the best, choicest, freshest, substantial lines of merchandise, and at the least possible profit that is possi ble, and are always considering the farmers welfare, for they recognize the fact that the farm er is the very senire of commer cial activity, and without them this country could not survive. But, the farmer recognizes the fact also, the Prescott merchants are paying them the highest prices, helping them improve their roads and bridges, erecting schools for the education of their children, churches for them to worship in, advertising and pro moting industries that enhances the value of their land, and last but not least, financing these in dustries and on and under all cir cumstances are always at your services. To promote greater activity. I.. I THE i- i THEATORIUM The Place t*«#»nd a Pleasant Hour ~rrxmwrAT3Zsr=T-=rjs$-j ^ r ritr ■ , i i i irz-zr- —zr—- r~vrts “DAMON AND t YTHIAS” (An historical drama of Sicily’s Loyal Senators) The most magnificent spectacular scence «yer staged for motion picture THE FOUR MONTAMATS In refined Musical Vaudeville ADMISSION TONIGHT 10-20 CENTS W. G. KENNEDY, Mgr If you want as nice a job ot Shoe Repairing as can be had anywhere at the same price you have been pay ing, send them to John Lancaster one block south of public sbhool building, and you will be pleas ed with the job. Sewing on soles a specialty. > John Lancaster.''* Phone 219 '*VVr 9 for Prescott as market, adver tise Nevada’s county's boundless resources both commercial ly> educationally, and to welcome all honorable citizens to our midst, and as investors, and to assist Prescott’s school children, in one of the grandest ambitions that is possible, the Picayune’s School Library Fund addition will be published for the holiday trade. As an advertising medium this edition cannot be excelled for drawing customers to your store and advertising this city and county. We do not expect to make a cent other than wages, out of this, for it is a large and expen sive undertaking, but we will pay that much to advertise the Picayune and help the children, gnd citizens of Prescott to raise funds for the new school library. Space in this issue will be smalt, so that it will within the reach of the smallest merchant ard business. We have made arrangement to send a copy of this edition to every tax-payer in this county and place one in every home in the city. We have the united support of Prof. Dunaway, school board, teachers and school students, and now with the merchants sup port we will issue an edition that will be a credit to Prescott, but will materially finance the school library. Genuine Bargains OUR buyer attended the Great Bargain Sale in St. Louis last week and picked up quite a lot of seasonable merchandise cheap. We bought Cheap and we will sell them to you cheap. For one week only, beginning next Saturday the 21 st and closing Saturday the 28th, we will have these goods on sale. Below we Quote a Few Prices Outings and Flanneletts, in both light and dark style, worth 10c, on Q - 0 sale .o \m£»C Sea Island Domestic,full yard wide, worth 8c, on sale. 6 l-2c Full yard wide Bleached Domes tic worth 8c, on sale. Canton Flannel, extra heavy worth 12 1-2 c, on sale. 10c Canton Flannel worth 10c on sale. 8 l-2c Six Doz. Elastic Belts; white brown and blue, worth 25c on sale. black, 15c 200 Negligee Shirts, assorted styles and patterns, worth 75c to $1.00, on sale.DUC 15 pieces Dress Goods, assorted colors ana patterns, worth 25c on 10 i n sale.. New Bordered Percales, worth - n 12 l-2c, on sale. * vC New Bordered Percales, worth - « 10c, on sale.r. © lm*C Good Green Coffee 11 lbs for $1.00 Best Salt per bbl. $1.50 Ozan Mercantile Company Prescott, Ark.