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Here’s a Hearty
Hand-Clasp to
Our New
Neighbors
To those who have recently moved •
to Nevada County and this vicinity—
We take this opportunity of extending
a hearty hand clasp of welcome.
This hank will count it a privilege to
he of help to you in every way it can.
We have a cordial, friendly willing ser
vice—which is at your disposal.
Come in and let’s get acquainted the
first time you are in Prescott.
BANK OF PRESCOTT
Prescott, Arkansas
AT THE CHURCHES
Baptist.
Sundyii school at 10 a. ui. preaching
at 11 a. in. X'o night service.
Commodore P. Walters. Pastor.
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Christian
Biltle school 10 a. in.. Special servlet*
11a .m., in which Itoyal Arch Masons
will participate Preaching at 7.30 p
m. Junior Endeavor 6:30 p. m.
T. F. Hall. Pastor.
J
I special music of a very high order.
I Christian Endeavor at (5::»o p. m.. Miss
! Bertha Patterson leader. No preach
in-4 at the evening hour. The pastor
will preach ar Marlhrook at .'5 o'clock.
.1. ('. Williams, Pastor.
STUDENT STABS
HIS TEACHER
Prof Swat her of the Okolona school
was seriously stabbed with a knife by
one of his students, Boss Cloud, dur
ing a fight in the school last Thursday.
The trouble arose over a basket hall
game in which young Cloud refused to
do as commanded by the teacher, ac
cording to reports of the difficulty.
It is claimed, however, that the teach
er tried to exact too much of his pupil,
anil rhat the boy wielded a knife it is
said, fearing that the teacher meant
to do him bodily harm. We do not
know the full particulars.
The teacher fc* not believed to he dan
gerously hurt.
Methodist
Sunday school ar 0.4.r> a tu.. C. C.
Calhoun superintendent Special
monthly Missionary propram. Recep
tion of members in the church from the
Sunday school at 10:40 a. m. Parents
and others specially invited to attend
this service.
Preaching 11 a. m., by the pastor.
Rev. .1. A. Sage, subject “The Living
Christ.’’ Special Raster Music. Re
ception of adult members in the church.
Easter Cantata by special choir at 7:30
p m. This will he the greatest musical
program of the year. The people need
not !*• exhorted to come. Everybody
invited and welcome. A speed a 1 free
will offering will he taken to assist in
paying for extensive repairs just com
pleted on t.he pipe organ. Epworth
League sit 6:30 p. m. A splendid Eas
ter program lias been arranged. • otne
and enjoy tt.
Presbyterian.
Sunday school 10 a. m . Sid 1 Gen
try. superintendent. The singers will
meet at 0:30 to practice some of the
new Sunday school songs. Preaching
at 11 by the pastor, subject, ‘Risen
with Christ." The choir wilt have
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BARNETT’S CAFE S()U>
Attorney H. E. House, receiver for
Harnett's t'afe. sold the outfit complete
today, to Sam O. I.ogan. for $050.00.
The sale has been approved.
It is probable that the Cafe will be
re opened at an early date under new
management*.
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Another Advantage.
They say a woman cannot keep a
secret.
That’s why I believe in having worn
en in politics. T'm in favor of pitiless
publicity.
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Seeds in Stock
Tom Watson Watermelon, a lb-60c
Rocky Ford Cantaloupe, a lb-60c
Bermuda Grass, a lb-65c
Sudan Grass, a lb-7 l-2c
Hickory King Corn, bu-$3.00
Vegetable Seeds, paper-5c
Ozan Mercantile Co.
Prescott, Arkansas.
ATTEMPT WRECK
ON M. & N. A
I MDENTI FI El > Ml SCRE ANTS
PI'LL SPIKES AND THROW
SWITCHES.
Harrison. March 2i».—Bloodhounds
[ from the state farm at Tucker tonight
are being rushed to Harrison to run
down the culprits who hist night pull
ed seveal spikes from the rails on the
Missouri and North Arkansas railroad
at Jennings Spur, si* miles north of
Harrison, and others who threw a
switch in the yards at. Harrison which
derailed a car carrying guards to their
posts.
Several guards saw two men on the
tracks at Jennings Spur, but before
they could get close enough to eapture
them the men ran. Several shots were
fired at the fugitives, but it is believ
(sl neither was struck by the shot. Sev
eral spikes had been pulled.
Car Is Derailed.
A gasoline nir carrying eight or ten
guards to their posts south of Harrison
was slightly damaged when it was de
railed in the local yards. The operator
of the ear saw a man throw the switch
which caused the derailment. The op
orator applied the brakes and shut off
the current, which probably prevented
serious injury to the men.
When the guards got out of the car
the man who threw the switch had dis
appeared in the darkness.
It was reported that several other
switches at various points in the vicin
ity of Harrison had been thrown
W. .1. Myers, chairman of the Citi
zens Protective league, organized at
Harrison several days ago to aid in the
protection of the M. & N. A. prtperty.
telegraphed to Governor McRae asking
permission to bring the bloodhounds
hen*. The governor immediately tele
graphed the permission, and it was re
ported lien* tonight that the dogs pro
bably would reach Harison early to
morrow
A reward of $200 has been offered by
business men of Harrison and Boone
county for the arrest and conviction of
any one who jeopardizes traffic on th
ru il road.
Roth passenger and freight trains
were being operated over the entire
line today. Normal service is expect
ed by tomorrow or Sunday. The trains
are being operated by non-union em
ployees.—Gazette.
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ARKANSAN IN ADDRESS
Davenport. In.. March 25— I)r. .1. U
Jewell of the University of Arkansas
addressed almost I.OiHt teachers pres
ent today at the annual meeting of the
Southeastern division of the Iowa State
Teachers' Association. His subject
was "The Vista In education "
Dr. Jewell made an appeal for an in
telligent consideration of the laboring
man and for a recognition of the tact
that he possess the same instincts as
other men. "He canot lie ruled by the
dictates of capital nor by the mandates
of the labor unions." he said Gazette.
Dr Jewell is first on the program
here at the opening of the Sunday
school Chautauqua. It will be worth
while to hear him.
MARYLAND AFTER FIGHT
New York. March 25.—A new local
ity for the Dempsey-Oarpentier heavy
weight championship bout was Injected
into the situation here today when a
delegation from Cumberland, Md, con
ferred with Promoter Tex Rickard.
Rickard agreed to meet a special com
mittee. consisting of Mayor T. W. Keen
P. Blake, secretary of the Cumberland
Chamber of Commerce, and J. W Sny
der, again tomorrow and examine the
plans and accommodations which it
will present.
Cumberland was an earnest bidder
for the Willard-Dempsey bout two
years ago.
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SUTTON WELL FREE OF SAND
The Sutton well Is free of sand cas
ing Is on the bottom of the hole which
Is In fine shape, drilling Is in progress
there today, and the drillers are not
worried but happy over the outlook,
the Gazette story from Hope to the
contrary, notwithstanding.
This statement of conditions at Sut
ton was furnished us this morning by
one of the best known oil men In the
game, who is also a prominent profess
ional man of Prescott.
BtrtNrcribe for the Daily Picayune.
NEW COUNTY SU
PERINTENDENT
PROF. W. O. C LARK. OF HIKRKS.
ARKANSAS. SlfCEEHS PROF.
V. >1. HIRST.
At a meeting of the County Board of
Education i nthis city this afternoon.
Prof. W, O Clark, superintendent of
schools at Kierks. Ark., was chosen
county superintenden t for Nevada
County, succeeding Prof. C. M. Hirst,
who was not an applicant for re-elec
tion. Prof Hirst will retain his place
as superintendent of the schools of
Prescott.
The new superintendent selected to
day is only .'{<> years of age, hut. his ex
perience in school work extends over a
period of several years. He was edu
cated at Fayetteville T’niversity. and
the Conway Normal. Hits taught in
the counties of Van Buren. Searcy.
Cleburne and Faulkner. This is his
firfls year as superintendent of schools
an Dierks.
Prof. Clark as served as superinten
dent, of schools, two years at Wilmot.
two years at Wilmar. an done year at
Montrose
He will move life family here about
July 1. In the meantime. Prof Clark
will spend three weeks in Memphis,
studying the school work of Shelby
county, ami from there he will go to
Chicago, to engage in a like study of
school superintendency in Cook county,
since these two great countries are said
to have the finest school systems in
America. We welcome Prof. Clark and
t his wife to Prescott.
WILL NOT DROP
BERGDOLL CASE
I’. S. TO CAPTFRE SLACKER IF
POSSIBLE: SLEFTHS MAY
BE FREED.
Washington. March U5.— "We arc go
ing to get Bergdoll if it is possible to
get him,” Secretary Weeks declared
today in discussing the case of rlie
Philadelphia draft evader now in tier
many. “I do not believe we will rec
ognize any statute of limitation in bis
case if one should exist.”
Secretary Weeks would not say what
steps wil 'he taken to get Bergdoll out
of Germany. He refused to discuss the
possibility of his extradition by Great
Britain for violation of Britsh pass
port laws, but did say that he assumed
that if the state of war between the
T’nited States ami Germany were de
clared at an end extradition of the
stacker would he possible.
secretary Weeks announced formally
that Brigadier General Allen has made
overtures to the German government
looking to the pardoning of t'arl N'aef
and Frank Zimmer. Americans sen
tenced to prison terms at Ehe*i**icli,
Germany, for attempting to arrest Berg
doll on German soil. He said General
Mhui was optimistic that the men will
he icleased. It also was disclosed that
General Allen has long been In com
munication wit It tiic German autnori
lies concerning the case of N'aef and
Zimmer. The German government, it
was said, was anxious to meet General
Allen’s wishes that the men he released
before their trial, but it did not feel
justified in attempting to interfere with
the functions of the courts at Baden
General Allen has reported to the War
Department that Naof and Zimmer are
well cared for and comfortable.
It is now established that in addition
to requests for bis surrender by lb's
government the British government
has asked Germany to give Bergdoli up
for violation of British passport reg
illations, he having escaped to Germany
on forged Canadian passports.
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CANADIAN IS EASY
FOR FITZSIMMONS
Hot Springs. March 25.—Young Fitz
simmons of Oklahoma City stopped
Speedy Sparks of Canada here tonight
at the Auditorium theatre in the third
round of their scheduled 10-round bout
Sparks went at top speed in the first
round, and had the shade, hut was done
Fitzsimmons had the Canadian at his
mercy in the third until the eud came
in a knockout.
HAMON PICTTRES BARRED.
Memphis, Tenn., March 25.—Local
Movie censors announced today that
any movie showing Clara Harnon. re
cently freed of killing a wealthy Okla-‘
hoinan, would not be shown l nMeinphis
j-FOR EASTER-1
W> have a wide selection of
Voile Waists that we will sell
for
1 ’
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$1.25 ,
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SEE OUR WINDOW
Hitt Dry Goods Co.
LOCATE STATE
GUARD UNITS
THREE COMPLETE SECTIONS
MUST BE ORGANIZED BY JUNE
SO TO RETAIN FEDERAL AID
ROAD OVERSEERS
MEETING TODAY
In response to Judge Franks' request
for u nictating of road overseers here
today, the following overseers were
present: It. E. McNatt, Alabama town
ship; J. II Jordan and Lige Martin,
Albany township; F. M. Cross and Sam
Kennedy, Caney township; C. M. Cor
nelius and Van (Iraham, Houghton
township; W. E. McFarland and J. L.
llainrie, Emmet township; Andrew Cal
houn, (leorgia township; Lloyd Km -
bants, Jackson township; W. R. Car
penter, Leake township; J. W Ham
son, Missouri township; J. N. White,
Parker township; Job nNelson, Red
laud township; C. O. Henry, Thiion
township.
The meeCng was a very enthusiastic
and businesslike one, 1C out of the 20
overseers of the county being in at
tendance.
The matter of roads was discussed
freely, and the measn of bettering
them was the paramount! topic. Each
of the overseers pledget! himself to a
faithful performance of his duties this
spring and summer and with a county
judge of Judge Franks type to point
the way, we eipect to see sonic very
great improvement made this year.
The Board of Officers of the Arkan
sas National Guard will meet at !l
o'clock tliis morning in the office of the
adjutant general at the capitol to desig
nate and locate tin1 National Guard
units for the next four years.
In order to retain United Stales aid
th<' Arkansas National Guard must
complete one regiment of infantry, one
anti-aircraft machine gun liana I km and
one ambulance corps before June .'10,
1021. Seven infantry companies have
lieen established in the state, one each
at l’ine Bluff. Walnut Ridge, Preseott,
Hope, Camden, Sparkman and Cotton
Plant and an eighth at Magnolia will
lie inspected next Tuesday.
This leaves four additional com
panics, besides the machine gun bat
talion and ambulance corps, to he es
tablished during the next three months,
according to memliers of the hoard
These units will lie designated and
located at today's meeting It is
thought that the requirements of the
national defense act will be met with
out any difficulty.
In additional to the immediate re
quircinents. a further program, to lie
completed liy 1!>2.\ includes the setting
up of a regiment of Meld artillery,
aviation sections and other corps units.
This program will also Is* discussed
today. The memliers of the Board of
officers are Colonel McDaniel of the
regular army, Col. John It Kordyee of
Hot Springs and Tom Pis*, captain,
Air Service Reserve Corps.— Gazette.
PRESCOTT ICE COMPANY
BAS A NEW TRI CK
Tin- I'lwnitt romimny has put on
h now track, especially equipped for
carrying of larttled goods. liic
driver, Mr. John Burrow will make
regular delivery of bottled drinks to
nearby towns, in adition to keeping the
lix-al trade well supplied
FERTILIZER
We have on hand the very best TRUCK
Fertilizer. Buy some and try it on your Gar
den and other truck.
Remember that we always carry a full
line of FRESH groceries. We deliver to any
part of the city.
Phone 38 when you need any thing and
if we have not got it, we will get it.
W.K. Buchanan & Co.
PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS.

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