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IF ITS IN A DRUG STORE
YOU CAN GET IT AT HESTERLY S Big Ben Alarm Clocks- $3.75 Tanlac, the Master Tonic-1.00 Vicks Salve- -25 Typewriter Ribbons-1.50 Hard Rubber Dressing Combs- *25 Pound Paper White Pine and Tar Cough Syrup- .25 Laxative Bromo Quinine-^- *30 Large size School Tablets Beech Nut Chewing Gum- *05 Mennens Borated Talcum Powder- .25 Mavis Talcum Powder- *2^ RIGHT SERVICE-RIGHT PRICES HesLerly Drug Store WHERE YOU GET SERVICE Gem Theater TO DAY lllllllllllllllllllli THE FORBIDDEN THING COMING TOMORROW STARRING ALICE LAKE -IN THE MISFIT WIFE To The Ice Trade J Our Ice delivery equipment has been sold to Munn I Brothers—Owen and Melvin Munn. They assumed J charge January 1, 1921. We bespeak for them the * same courtesies that have been given us. They will j issue their own ice bflfoks. We will redeem all unused j books outstanding when presented. We expect to devote our entire time to manufac- j luring. j j Prescott Ice Co. | G. F. CRESS A. H. SMITH * j Phone 56. j Wm. HAAS AND SON • • • * MANUFACTURERS AND EXPORTERS OF <» * » * * D. SHOVEL HANDLES * * * * PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS We Buy ASH LOGS and ASH BbLTS. I C. L. Simmons of Little Rock, was a Prescott visitor Sunday. * * * • Buy your garden seed from J. K. Hamilton & Co. * • • • Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hitt of Hope, spent Sunday in Prescott with relatives • • • • Mrs. Dr. E. S. Whaley of Emmet, was in the city today shopping. • • • • We sell the very best groceries and make prompt delivery. ,J. K. Hamilton & Co. * * * • Mrs. W. A. Newfih is in Little Rock to spend a few days with her daughter Mrs. Gordon Carlisle. • * • • George Fuller of the Mt Moriah neighborhood was a caller at the Pic ayune office today. • • • • The many friends of Mr* John Lew is will be pleased to know that she is rapidly improving. * • • • Alvin Woosley. Hollie Alma ml and W. It. Steed went out to Ward’s Chap el yesterday and entertained the peo ple with some very fine vocal music. • • * • You may want to buy or sell some If you have a lot to sell or a home to lease or a horse or hound to trade, try our “Classified Ad” Column. » * * • Mr. and Mrs. George C. Crain and little son. ernest were visiting in the city Sunday. • • • • Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gordon of Hope visited Mr. Gordon’s parents here Sunday. • • • * "Boss” Burnett, the biggest man iii the world” is spending his vacation with home folks here at Prescott. * • • • W. Duke of Lnneburg, had bus iness in our city today. * * * * Messrs. Algia Dillard, Jewel Kenne dy, Rascom Wynn and Ed Henderson enjoyed a pleasant trip to Sutton yes terday. * * * * Sheriff Sneele went to Little Rock on No. 4 this morning, taking with him Wm. Davis, colored, who was given four years in the penitentiary for bur glary. • * • • Hon W. V. Tmopkins left on No. 8. yesterday for Chicago, to be gone sev eral days on business. • • « • Joe Hood, prominent farmer of Em met. is in our city today looking after business matters. • • * • Jesse Gray, a son of Mr. and Mrs. James Gray of near Calc, enrobed Thursday in the Cli llicothe Business college of Chillicothe. Mo., for a course in telegraphy and station work. • * • • W. (1. Hays of Newborn, N. C., ac companied by R. (,t Elurnoy of Fort Worth. Texas, spent yesterday In Pres ent r. the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C B. Andrews. Mr. Hayes is a son-inlaw of Mr. Andrews. He and Mr. Elurnoy are interested together in the Oil bus iness. * • * * Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rogers of Green ville, Texas, stopped over here yester day. and visited with Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Andrews. They departed fni Memphis this morning where they will visit their son. It. H Rogers. “Baby" Helen, who has been with her grand father, C. It. Andrews, for several days * , returned with them to her patents in Memphis. • • • • Messrs. M. <). Walthall and II. II Price, of the Picayune office, spent Sunday at home with their families in Texarkana. » • • • TO TALK TO WOMEN At 2:30 this afternoon Mrs. Minnie IT. Ruttherford-Fuller will talk to the women, at the home of Mrs. Jennie Carr Pittman. Tin' different society meetings for today have all been postponed in order that Mrs. Fuller may be heard by a good large gathering -w THE SITUATION AT SUTTON _ While the great oil find at El Do rado is holding the attention of tin* “oil world." things are quietly moving on at Sutton, where the Itelief prevail* that a wonderful discovery is near at hand. The folks at Sutton are not talking much, hut there is always a “lull be fore the storm" and you may not be surprised any day to hear the shout that comes with the first touch of oil. In the meantime, the town of Pres cott should liven up a bit and look ahead in anticipation of the rush to our city, should the Sutton well prove a gusher. -o- ^ All kinds of garden seed in bulk. J. K. Hamilton & Co. • • • • ‘‘Mamma. I'se got a stomach-ache,” said Nellie, six years old. “That's because your stomach is empty ; you’ve been without your lunch. You'd feel better if you had something in it." That afternoon the pastor called, and. in the course of conversation, com plained of a very severe headache. “That’s because it's empty,” said Nell ie. “You'd feel better if you had some thing in it.” -o Subscribe for the Daily Picayune. * * * • Instead of once a week, the Picay une will come to you 6 times a week. Closed car any part of city 25 cents a trip one or four passengers. Prices reasonable on all country trips. Phone 281. Has Your Come in one Subscription tinK yoa a„ Expired? in town. 3 POUND PACKAGE OF BETSY ROSS COFFEE $1.25 * Geo. Christopher WE WANT Your Business Our stock is complete—and we have the best working force of any print shop in South Arkansas. » GIVE US A TRIAL Let us do your Job Printing—Give us your ad in the Daily and Weekly PICAYUNE Report of the condition of BANK OF PRESCOTT as made to Commissioner of Banks of the State of Arkansas, at the close of business, December 29th, 1920. t RESOURCES: Loans and Discounts-$714,777.10 Overdrafts_ 1,190.25 United States Bonds- 86,250.00 City and County Warrants- 3,643.52 Due from Insurance Department- 2,100.92 Stock in Federal International Banking Co.- 1,125.00 Building and Real Estate- 8,7<>4,03 Furniture and Fixtures- 8,787.75 Other Real Estate - 658,16 CASH AND DEMAND EXCHANGE- 138,029.02 Total Resources_'-$965,315.74 LIABILITIES: Capital Stock, fully paid,-$ 75,000.00 Surplus, certified,- 75,000.00 Undivided Profits, net,- 14,105.85 Unearned Interest - 4,222.58 DEPOSITS_ 796,987.31 Total Liabilities-$965,315.74 The above statement is correct: THOS. C. McRAE, JR., Cashier.