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1921 - MARCH = 1921
Sun Mon Tuo Wed 6 7 13 14 20 21 27 28 1 8 15 22 29 2 9 16 23 30 Thu Fri Sat 3 4 10 11 17 I 18 24 25 31 12 i 19 26 THE DAILY PICAYUNE Published Every I>ay Earept Sunday. C. B. Andrew*,-Publisher Orto Finley-Reporter TELEPHONES Tbe Picayune Office 232 C. B. Andrew* re*ident 149 SUBSCRIPTION KATF-B Blngie Copies _ Bel One Mouth ..40c Three Month* _SI-00 Advertising Rate* made known on application NOTICE TO THF. PUBLIC All advertising e</py must be recelv at tbe office of The Picayune not Lat m than 10 a m.. of the day on which! It la Intended for use, otherwise It will i appear In the Issue of tbe following day | Advertising copy for use in ’he week iy Picayune should reach this office act later than Wednesday morning Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any individual. Arm or corporation ap pearing In The Picayune will he promptly corrected If brought to thei attention of the pulhher Statements of facia however will not be retracted “Entered as second claaa matter Jan uary S, 1921. at the post office at Pres eott. Arkansas, under tbe Act of March 8, 1879" THE FIRM M SHFR El I torsd« is the m-ogn zed oil city of Arkansas It required t;me and money to develop the field hut once a “gusher” wa*. brought in. the wave of enthusiasm ha* reached heights never dreamed of a few month' ago. The bringing In of a well over there now is no longer a matter of curiosity, but a simple achievement of the confi dent drillers from the time of spud ding in" until the oil sj»outs high als»ve the derrick' So will It N* in Prescott, when the fir't gii«lier corn**' in i h ng- will tak< i 'urn lu re a'foni'li ng to the old os’ native and om-e certain of one big well, willing and eager hand' w II eon tinue the deveiopmenr nut I Prescott tsH-ona*' a snuml El I'medo Aeeord tut to 'til experts who ought to know what they are talking nt«> t our first gusher -l.oiilil l» annoutiied at all ear ly date si TTON "< K\I*S Ebler .1 W Erwin visited h ' sou. W. K. Krw in Satuiilav u •■ > ;;x• - near Wit lisi Hie Hr' Waddle Weave' I.Hi and! Hi lion of Hop,’ met a I the re'idei • * of I ‘ ■ J. 11. Sutton II oliil'I'l s i f U rda V School i' moving along nicely I will la Weil fi-|n . -I'llled at tl • nil contest at I'li'o It Friday and Sit :m day The ml prosper I' arc * m »>n,,.t fci.. ... ■ n t .a In ding' PEOPLE OF OUR TOWN r Sv«?ry town ln»» h Jolly Fat Mau Uhe this, who likes Everybody aud whom Everybod> like* He’s always to Good Humor and goes about dia pers) n it Hood Cheer. This Good Scout has just as many Troubles as Any body Else, but be does All his Wor rying In Private. you had !«Ptter ger it **«ki for .t may noon lie too late .!.# Bate# had th<- misfortune ■ >f ge tijig hi# residence ImriiHi Saturday Tin* fire started in the foiling Ail of the content# were destroyed nil'll « I small is’i cent of the t*edd ng and a few I clui;r# Mr, Kate# carried a -Uiall j amount of nsuramv on hi- home Are you sorry for him? if you are. si I jionjf one don't tail on you tend him j something or go and carry it to bun- j Mr. E M Murry i<>-t a good horse j one day last week. We know how to sympathise with a tuau when he lose# h;a la#: horse, but that have mu#t lose. Prof. C. B. Erwin and wife and little son and Mrs Jaunie Phillip# and -on# of Prescott wen- visiting relative# and around Sutton Saturday and Sun da y. J. A. Water# and Willie Bimpson of Holly Spring# en route from Piwott. home stopped over and spent Friday j night with Eugene Simpson Elder L K Whitten, one of Sutton'- ; rustler# shipped several barrels of rad- - fsthe# the past week I. F Armstrong and K P Bright u ide a business trip to Prescott Sat urday. \[ Carle#- Erwin and Murle C il loway is #i>enditig a few days in Stamp this week visiting friend# and rein- i tl ve# f'lemmie Mitchell wa# the guest of I M -so- Vera and Mur!. Erwin Sundav M # Velma Simpson #petr Saturd; night with Miss Fay Armstrong. We Want Yon to keep in mind the fact that in addition to printing this news paper we do job work of any kind. When in need of anything in this line be sure To See Us T* ► Eaeter part* g ven by Mi» Vel ma '•(UJp-./Ii Kn'-urOUJ- e*eIUB* Was- w.-ll attended and all report * most joy fuJ T-IU J» K Kv»t» K-< »«* "f SattwiV ** tired Eaerduaci.* wti now » rnnuin. a 'Tin e, .farra »<■» f- ■ ,ii». *jmit v (la oi l T-tlD*- f-> • ■ Uncle Wali’s THE SURPRISE PARTY 44/''\l«f-> S ■ --foot l* going to cele brat** h s g-i den wording to morrow,* said the amtesaor: “wr are plant ag to g:ve him a smrprine party, and would like you to go along." “You oouldn t drag me there with a team of govern taent mules- re plied the Tillage patriarch. “About the meanest trick you can piay a man is to spring a sur prise party on him. Of course tbe ®a jorit> of surprise parties are fates. Tbe victim has fieeti informed in advam - that he is going to be am r,U'h"'l upon a cer tain date, and he makes fils preparations accordingly. Then when the visitors arrive at his anode he pretends to be immensely astonl«hed, and says be never dreamed of such a visitation; but the fact that he is wearing his Sunday shirt, and iias his hair parted In the middle, gives the lie to all his proles tions. “There is no serious objec- jI> to a surprise party when the Victim is warned in advance, although, as I ' ive shown, it encourages sltullduggc id hypocrisy, for no man can ,.e thor oughly honest who pre els amaze ment over a visit he has been pian * -=r •s\ BONO LETTERHEADS Come to Us for PRINTING/ DON’T! Let outside parties gobble up all the choise leases in your County. _ You, as a citizen owe your confidence to the development of Ne vada County. Why will you expect out side parties to invest, and you sit back and buy nothing. Be a booster for your home town and county and buy a lease now, while you can afford it. Don’twait until a well comes in, for then only the big fellows can buy and you will be poorer than ever. DO IT NOW Moore & Martin n?ng for. * But the genuine surprise party is an outrage. and people who resort to t should be severely punished. There’s l 'thing more humiliating to a self re-j.ee.• lag man thaE to have a whole nelghborhool blow into his dwelling "when he isn't looking for it. “When I am at home I sacrifice everything to personal comfort. I !nke <>*1 my shoes and collar and neck tie and roll up my shirtsiwves and -iip my -usj«enders down over my arms. I don't care how I look if I am eeiing at ease. If I am expecting visitors. I go to my boudoir aDd fix myself op so I look like a bridegroom. My wife has theories similar to tame, nd doesn’t believe in being arrayed n purple and fine liDen all the time. Bat «he wouldn't be seen looking - tuchy for anything. “S*itne months ago my wife casually remarked to a neighbor that my hirth tay would occur on the following Wednesday, and that neightsor. being <1 confirmed busybody, got busy and 'ganized a surprise party. I never '„<..!Ved the faintest hint o? the !■ doled catastrophe, and on the -vening of my birthday I was !y;ng on t*;e floor of the sitting room with boot a hundred newspaper* around me. My wife was wearing an old wrapper, and was popping corn on the wit hen -tove. There was noixidy else n the house, and we had no id**a v!«l •ors would come, for it was a bad nzht. “About eight o’clock. Just wh»m I was thinking of going to bed. there -as a knock at the front door. My wife thought it was some boy on an | errand so she went to the door with a -fovehook in one hand, and the corn \ ;topper in the other, and she gave a shriek of engn!«h when she saw the rna®« meeting on the front p>>rch The minute the door was open all those delegates poshed themselves in. amil ine and giggling as though they were thing something mighty funny. “Our i -• hadn't been in such dts- ! RAILROAD TIME T.ABLE ! v° i No. | No. | No. i No. No. So. No. 3." No. NORTH BOUND. St Louis, fast-5 ; Local_8 St Louis, fast_3: St. Louis, fast_6 : , Local_4 SOUTH BOTND . Local_10; Fast....—10 . Local_9 Fast. 10 : 55 a. :20 a. 15 p. 11 p. :45 p m l m.| m.j m m. 00 a. 10 a. :15 p. 20 p. m. ID. m m order In twenty years. I! looked as though a cotjple of amateur t^am® had been playing basketball In it. ^ My wife and I began apologizing and ex plaining as people will do under -uch conditions, although they know tha. nobody will believe what they «ay the guests assured us that it was ah right. but I could see them squinting around and making meDtal notes f •' future reference. and inside of a week the story was all over town tba’ our bouse wks a fright and no respectable cow could liTe in it. “That was the mo«t miserable even ing I ever spent, rny friends, and I have never forgiven the people who took part in that upn«ing. And you nay be sure I'll never treat another tiifeii £u> 1 was trea *4.”_— We Are Always Ready to serve vou with good printing. No matter what the nature of the job may be we are ready to do a at a price that will be Satisfactory Children Cry for Fletcher’* V, V, V, CASTORIA The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been in use for over thirty years, has borne the signature of and has been made under his per* sonal supervision 6ince its infancy. Allow no one to deceive you in this. All Counterfeits, Imitations and “ Just-as-good ” are but Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment. Never attempt to relieve your baby with a remedy that you would use for yourself^ Vi/hat is CASTORIA Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. For more than thirty years it has been in constant use for the relief of Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic and Diarrhoea; allaying Feverishness arising therefrom, and by regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children’s Comfort—The Mother’s Friend. SENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS Report of the Condition of BANK OF PRESCOTT as made to Commission er of Banks of the State of Arkansas at the close of business, February 21, 1921. RESOURCES: Loans and Discounts-1726,401.80 Overdrafts- None United States Bonds- 86,250.00 Stocks, City and County Warrants_ 7,032.64 Due from Insurance Department_ 1,507.37 Building and Real Estate_ 8,000.00 Furniture and Fixtures_ 8,072.50 Other Real Estate_ 677.45 CASH AND DEMAND EXCHANGE.. 132,238*84 Total Resources.-$970,180.60 LIABILITIES: Capital Stock, fully paid-1 75 00O.OO Surplus, certified - 75,000.00 Undivided Profits, net_ 25 502 62 DEPOSITS- 794.677.9* Toul Liabilities..»970.IS0.60 The above statement is correct. THOa C. McRAE, JR., Cashier.