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The Money BANK Fever think of a hank as a money store? A store where you buy money, sell money, loan money, borrow money and leave your money for safe keeping. The Rank of Prescott provides first of all. an absolutely safe place where your money may be protected from loss by fire or theft. And, following hard upon safety, we offer you a banking service which we insist shall at all times be willing, con siderate and courteous. Drop into our store at any time! BANK OF PRESCOTT Prescott, Arkansas POLICE ARREST 99 WITHIN 10 HOURS 41 OFFENDERS CHARGED WITH \ IDEATIONS OF GAMING OKDI NANCES—FOUR DRUNKS. Little Rock. Ark.—Saturday night at l police headquarters was one of the bit I iest oxtierienced in several years, ae I cording to old members of the depart I meat. A total of 99 arrests were made ■ between 8 p m. and 6 a in. yesterday. ■ In addition to this several more were Bordered to appear in court this morning ■to answer charges of violating traffic ■ordinances. Sergeant Grover Adkins «vns in charge of the keys. a A total of 1,026 arrests were made Baring April. The record was set in 1920 when the police arrested 1.100 in me month. Of the arrests Saturday night, the ambling charge predominated. A total f 41 were arrested on that charge iree being whites ami the remainder Sgroes. One raid near Ninth and lines streets early yesterday morn g netted .'ll negroes. The following is a list of each offense arged and the number arrested on It charge; Holdovers. 28 ; drunks. 1 Ikless driving, 1 ; refusing to move 1: immorality, 16; soliciting, r>; va graney, 1: violating license ordinance, 1 ; disturbing the peace, 2; suspects, '•!: transporting whisky, 1. Ten more negroes were arrested yes terday afternoon on gaming charges, bringing the total arrested on thai charge since Saturday to 51. The. holdovers were soldiers merely held for military police for transfer to camp. SISTERS .MEET AFTER # 45 YEARS SEPARATION (I II Johnson nml wife of San Har l ido. California, arrived in this city this morning on No. 4, ami are guests at the home of Mrs. A. M. Chappell, who is a sister of Mrs. Johnson. It was a happy meeting of sisters who had not seen each other in 41 years. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson will visit here several days before returning home, where Mr. Johnson is carpenter foreman of the Santa Fe railroad. -o SON KILLS FATHER. Willie Gulley, colored, shot and kill ed his father. Travis Gulley at Bluff City Friday evening, while the father was engaged in whipping the hoys moth or. according to those who witnessed the tragedy. Young Gulley was exlftm orated before the Justice Court there Saturday. iiiimMiiiiMimmiiimmmimimiiiiiiimmiimimiiiiimimiiiiimmiiimiiiimi* jf ( if / should have been here and bought what you | need for this year. IF YOU have not be = SURE to COME the irst of next WEEK ae | we will give YOU one more week of the = GREATEST OPPORTUNITY you have 5 had to save money in several years. Tell § I you friends about THE BIG SALE BEING | CONTINUED that they may SAVE MON- = EY TOO. I • zz ; |0E BOSWELI I [ ** THE CLOTHIER “ Home of Hart-Schaffner St Marx Clothes. Phone 190. Prescott, Arkansas = llllllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllltllllllllllllllR WARNS AGAINST RECKLESSNESS MI ST NOT ( ONTIM E TO SPEND AT “SHOCKING RATE” SAYS SECRETARY MELLON. Washington, May 1. Asserting that “the nation cannot continue to spend at this shocking rate," Secretary of the [Treasury Mellon in a letter to Chair man Fordney of the House Committee on Ways and means, says that the tax burden under which the people are staggering can lie reduced only by "sub stantial cuts in current expenditures.” At the rate the government is expend ing money the secretary does not think possible any material reduction of taxes and lie proposes a revision program em bodying not so much a decrease as a redistribution of taxation, excess prof its tax and the substitution Mr. Mellon favors repeal of the addi tional corporation taxes, i • b.ctioi, of surtaxes and other readjustment of in come taxes, retntion of the transporta tion and pn sent sales and excises taxes, I in t repeal of the soft drink and other taxes difficult to collect, and an in crease in stamp taxes or levy of an au tomobile license tax. A general sales tax he is not prepared to recommend. The secretary also urges restriction of the issuance of tax free securities, particularly by states and municipali ties. lie also wants a measure to ena ble a taxpayer to deduct the net hisses of one year from the income of suc ceeding years. Big Deficit Ahead. Mr. Mellon says that there v ill be a deficit June 30 next of nearly 000,000. In (be next fiscal year the government will expend about $1 ooo. O00.OO0 less than this year, but will have a prospective deficit of $18,000. 000. Disbursement this year will total s.'.OO” ooo.ooo. including SOttO.Otrtl.OOO for debt retirement Next year the d s bursement will be SI.oOojMMi.OOO. in cluding $o(Ml.000.000 for debt retirement Internal taxes yielding $-1,000,000,000 next yaer and the year thereafter, com pared with S-I.rtflO.onO.Oon this year the secretary regards imperative. "With the nation's finance sound hut the people staggering under the tax bur den and clamoring for relief the present rate of spending should he stopped, says the secretary. Enlarged expenditures can be financed only by increased taxes or new loans,” says the letter. The unexpectedly heavy current ex penditures. Mr. Mellon says, have 'ip>et calculations as to debt retirement, and the government cannot expect to retire any of the outstanding S2.o00.0iMt.nou of floating debt in the next two years out of curent revenues. Nor can tie conn try "look to any plan for funding the floating debt to mince the burden o! internal taxes during the next two years.” Through the operation of the sittK ing fund and miscellaneous debt retire ments, the treasury expects to reduce the short dated debts .Sl.000.000.0oo in tlie next two years, and the remaining *0,000.otto.(too "will have to he refund cd.”—(la z.et t _i\_ (II \RI.KI> WITH \SS.\l I T. i - Te\a rkana. May 1—John Howard and Henry llmvard negroes who were placed in jail Thursday morning charg ed with assault with intent to kill .1. \V. Kohiuson, a former dairyman on <'arniichael Hill, are still being held i njai 1 on the Texas side, and will be given a preliminary hearing sometime this week or as soon as Kohiuson is able to attend court Jtobinsou. whose1 face and throat were badly (dashed with a knife, is rapidly recovering, and it is said lie lias never hcen in danger singe the flow of blood was stopped follow ing his arrival at the hospital Thursday night following the arrest «>t' the negroes, they were taken across the state lino and placed in the Arkan sas jail, but were returned to the Texas side Jail the next morning, after the au thorities hail satisfied themselves that there was not any danger of mob vio lence. Chief of Police Lanier said today that there is strong evidence available against the negroes, both of whom, how ever, deny having cut Robinson. It is now said that Robinson was attacked when he undertook to stop a fight be tween the two negroes and a white man namd Sherrod. The negroes admit having Iteou in a fight with Sherrod. -o Instead of once a weke, the Picay une will come to you 6 times a week. SEPARATE PEACE SEEMS LIKELY 1KKEC0\< II.ARLES SAID TO HAVE ALMOST CONVINCED PRESI DENT HARDING. Washington. Ma.v 1.— Is there to la* a separate peace with Germany? The Senate treaty irreconcilable* think there is and are elated over tin* prospects. lias President Harding yielded to the irreeonilahle element to the extent that In* has abandoned the com in on under standing of bis declaration to the Sen ate and House assembled in joint ses sion on April 12 that in making pea<e with Germany the wiser course would be “to engage under tin* existing trea ty?’ The irreconcilable* answer again in the affirmative, or. rather they con ten ! the president never intruded by these winds to indicate he would resubmit the Versailles treaty to the Senate with the League of Nations covenant elimi tinted and the treaty proper amended “by such c\| licit reservations and mod ifications as will secure our absolute freedom from inadvisable emnnvtt'ioids and safeguard all our ess >nthil inter esis." to quote the president's words in Ins address to congress. Lodge l pscts Things. The whole question of what the pres ident intends to do with respect to re storing relations between the Cnit**d Stat(‘« and Germany lias been thrown into a state of confusion by the deeln ration of Senator Lodge in ihe Senate during the debate on ttie Knox peace resolution imlient;ng that tm Versailles lioaty could not he amended i<> meet the requirements of tin* l nited States and that a new treaty with Germany was necessary No interpretation of this statement is obtainable, lint irre concilable senators show a supreme con fiilenco that the Versailles treaty will never again go before the Senate in any form. Certainly the impression has lid'll given that President Harding is in accord with his senatorial associates in their desire to ditch the whole Ver sailles pact and negotiate n separate peace with Germany. Since President Harding delivered his address of April 12 not one word of an authoritative character lias been ob tainable from either tin* White House or the State Department as to the pur poses of the administration with re spect to making peace with the Ger man government. Efforts to obtain in formation on the subject have produced no response. Informally and unoffi cially. however, the understanding has tici'ii that Hie president Intends to re submit the Versailles treaty in some form, thus carrying <>ui his declarnt mi that this would lie "the wiser course.” (iazette. ---n OVKREANI) TRIP THROl'GH SEVEN STATES fi. \V. Hayes, wife and son. arrived here yesterday after a strenuous auto trip from New Hern. North Carolina, to Little Hock. Ark . where the machine was abandoned for the more comforta ble conveniences of the railroad sleep ing car. Leaving New Hern, they motored through North and South Carolina. Georgia. Alabama. Mississipjd. Tennes see, and Arkansas. The party eneoun tered high waters and winds all along the route and barely missed being in the midst of the Mississippi cyclone that Idled it number of people. Mr. llayos sjiys that while there is room for im provements of Arkansas roads, that the general run of highways in this state are in better condition than in any one of the other six states through which he traveled. Mr. and Mrs. Hayes and son. Donald, jure guests at the home of Mrs Hayes parents. Mr. and Mr- C H Andrew .IOE liMEY RESIGNS ‘SECRETARYSHIP .loc Hailey has resigned us secretary of the State Highway commission, in order to give his entire time to his bus iness Interests in this city. The State Highway Department lost a very valu able official when Mr. Bailey severed his collection with that office. But nev ertheless. we are glad to have him back with us nt home, hoping that Guy Freeling, who was appointed to succeed him ns secretary of the State Highway Department will follow the j>attern of efficiency established by our compe tent and painstaking fellow townsman. ... | -OUR LINE OF 1 Golden Cross Voiles EE * ia very complete with the newest patterns. 40 inches wide 50 and 7 5 cents the yard We also have a very complete line of Organ* dies. £ | Hitt Dry Goods Co. ......... NINE NIGHT RID ERS IN PRISON CRAIGHEAD C'OCNTY MEN DEGIN SENTENCES AT STATE PENITENTIARY. Nine of tin* men who pleaded guil ty to night riding charges were receiv ed at the penitentiary here yesterday afternoon to begin their sentences. All nine have one year to serve. They are: Clarence Burrow. Harri son Duty. Virgil Coffman. Boy Morgan. G. Castleman. DeWill Garrett. L. C. Byrd. Noel Housley and Pleas Ashley. Several more of tin* 31 arrested in connection with burning of houses and barns in Craighead county last year, 'also have been sentenced, but have ob tained stays of executions to prmit them to straighten out business matters and make crops. Only two of the SI arrested were dismissed. Some of tin men have had their cases postponed With the nine men the officers also brought the following prisoners: Charles Wheeley. criminal assault, 10 years: Carl Bundy, grand larceny, one year; Van Fincher, selling whisky, one year, and Lon Ishmael. grand larceny, one year. -o REWARD FOR SLACKERS. Chicago. May 1.—The first list of the draft evaders in the Sixth Army Corps area, affecting Illinois. Michigan and Wisconsin, was received Saturday by Colonel llelmick. chief of staff at Fort Sheridan. With it the War Department sent instructions as to how to round up the 17.<HM) evaders in his territory. The list will not be made public for - four or five days, Colonel Helmick said. Tt was sent to the military printing office at Camp Grant. where 200 copies will be struck off. These lists will then be sent to the newspapers, post offices, draft boards, state adjutant’s office, county slteriffs, United States marshals and chiefs of police. A reward of $50 is offered for the capture of each man named on the list, and every citizen is authorized to make an arrest according to one of the articles of war. The old guardhouse at Fort Sheridan is being repaired for the reception of the slackers Other places to which they wi+f be taken are Fort Brady at Sault kte. Marie. Fort Knelling and St. Paul. Camp Grant. Jef ferson Barracks, Channtc Field, Han foul. 111.. Rock Island Arsenal, Fort Wayne at Detroit and Camp Custer at Battle Creek. The War Department has compiled a list of 1 <10,000 slackers throughout the United States.—Gazette. -o ItLAZK AT HARRISBURG Harrisburg. May 1. Two warehouse* a grocery, barber shop and icehouse were destroyed by fire about 2 o'clock yesterday morning, entailing a loss es timated at Slu.tNMi The blaze originat ed in the A B. Jones Grocery company's warehouse. Fight thousand bushels of rice was stored in the building The loss was practically covered by insu rance. The Farmers' Union warehouse, which also houses the I II. Stafford grocery and the J. W Hedditt barber shop, and the Home Lumber company's icehouse were destroyed All building* probably will be rebuilt. -o Subscribe for the Daily Picayune. Keep the r BALANCE IN YOUR FAVOR The present HIGH COST Oh LIVING has made it difficult for many of us to strike al even balance between our INCOMES ana | EXPENSES. I Care in buying your daily needs will lighten the burden and by taking advantage of the merchandise we handle your DOLLARS will TIP the BEAM in YOUR FAVOR. W. K. Buchanan& Co.