QJ J_NO. 115 PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, MAY 16, 1921 PRICE FIVE CENTS
Interest coupons of the Second Liber
ty Loan Bonds come due May 15th.
Come in any time on or after that date
and let 11s cash them for you.
If there is any way in which we can
serve you now, come in before. This
hank is at your service always, and we
invite you to make the fullest use of
BANK OF PRESCOTT
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IMTKI) ST.XTKS TOOXX
N(>\\ York. May 1 •" (icnrges <'in
pent or will arrive here tomorrow in
prepare himself for that little engage
incut with .lack Iteinpsoy at Jersey City
m July 2. The Freneh ehampion will
no doubt he most politic it hi' deport
meet and have nothing more to re
port that that he is ready to settle the
piestion of supremacy between himself
ind the American mauler
It is a certainty that the French
man "ill he brash enough to tell u<
that he will he at flic ehampion lie
will tell us. no doubt, that he is eonfi
lent and trusts that the best man will
win. (ieorgcs i' too eralty to put him
self in had by makng any silly stab
meats which ho might not he able to
sustain later nn.
The Frenchman "ill face the battery
of interrogations in his usual suave
way. and when the tough ones are shot
nt him lie will deliberate long enough
to answer them most carefully through
his interpreter. (ieorgcs can lake a
lead lock on the Knglish language. Imt
when lie finds himself in dttieiilly
where n a direct answer is necessary
we will no dotihr. find him parrying
until his aides straighten him out Ii
also is ;i certainly Ilia I the boxer will
aliimuiiee he is in the usual pink for
the tray ami that he will do his best t*•
carry tbe title over to Kurope
('arpcntier will repair it! a few days
to Manliasset. where it was reported
he will do most of his training in se
tleorges will have one French boxer
to assist him during the trailing period
and his manager. Moms Uescamps will
no douht engage several American
heavies to help out with the real hard
And if tlie French champion is .a
faithful hard worker, when he faces
the American champion lie will Ik* in
MAN STAItltKI) TO DKATI1.
I leoiieen. May In. Walker 1‘r est.
i aged ahout .'i.'!. was fatally stabbed liere
Iasi night hy Fred Ucshazo. aged 11*.
Priest and Ueshaz.o are sjiid to have
been on unfriendly terms for some
| lime When llie two met ahout 111
o'clock last night the older man is al
j leged to have attacked llesha/.o The
hitter hurriedly opened his tMiife, spec
tapes say. and slashed Priest severing
I an artery Priest lived hut •_!() minutes.
TI-iNMS IOI KNK\ illllM
Aikadelphia. May In. The slate col
lege tennis tournament will open here
tomorrow morning, with Henderson
Itrowii and Ouachita of .Aikadelphia
partieipating. F.acli school will enter
ho h the singles and doubles.
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i OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED. THAT |
| BOY'S OR MEN WEAR, WHILE OUR 1
| STOCK IS COMPLETE. |
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I Cost Forgotten! |
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I IOC BOSWELL I
^ the clothier
Home of Hart-Schaffner A Marx Clothes.
1 Phone 190. Preecott, Arkansas |
BILL TO AID
SENATOR NORRIS TO VSR ( RE V
TION Ol AOKICI LTt RVI. FI
Washington. May 1 Senator Norris
of Nebraska, will introduce tomorrow
a hill to create an agricultural trade fi
nance corporation, with a capital
stock of $.".000,000 to lie furnished from
the profits of t.iic United States drain
t 'orpo ration.
Tin* purpose of the corporation
would lie to finance tin* sale of Ameri
can surplus crops abroad and is de
signed to bring immediate relief to the
fitnuHN of tho country.
The corporation which would not cost
the tax payers of tlu* country a rent
would he authoried to issue debentures
up to $.ri00.000.000 and would make
loans to farmers who would he resuir
rd to purchase stock in the corporation
in the amount of 10 per cent of the vnl
ue of their export stock, the govern
ment thus getting hack its money in
\ ested 'll the corporation.
Senator Norm estimates that tlieie
is now in the country a surplus ot 7.
(KM).OOO hales of eorton. t(M>.OOII.(MMl
hushels of corn and iMO.fMHUMN) hush
(* I >; o t oats.
Yroouutn <»t' lllioimis. assistant swiv
tary of agriculture, has been much in
(crested in the proposed hill and lias
ass:sted the senator in behalf of lii
\\ Y1TKAI. FOR
STORM "I I'l' K.RURS
A second appeal to the citizens, civ <•
and business organizations ot Arkan
sas to contribute $1.7.000 for use in sup
plcmenting permanent relict and re
hahilitation of sufferers from the tor
nado which struck southwestern Ark
ansas. April 11 wa- off eialh made h\
(buernor Thomas (' .MeUae.
•While all eiiiergeney needs for storm
victims have been taken care ot by lo
eat subscript'nil and b\ the lied ('loss,
which lias appropriated a large sum
from its national contingent fund for
this purpose." the tiovel'lior sets forth
ill his call, "it" is nevertheless dearly
apparent that additional funds are nr
gently needed to take can* of on a con
servative basis, the larger work of re
construction and rehabilitation.
"line to financial and crop com!
lions most of tlie farmers and res'deuls
of the storm areas were in no condi
tion to meet all added burden and now
with their homes ami prope ty destroy
ed their earning power is paralyzed
and they are able to do little oward
helping themselves. The needed sum
nf s 1.1.1 MH) lias been deierm ned upon
as a most conservative amount to put
1 hose people on their loot. A careful
siirvrv m.nl<‘ by tin* \ m* * ri«*:i 11 In
Cross. shows a total ot -*»*-» tain lies
who have hist homes or personal pt'on
ert< t if this amount. IST families, ate
living In Arkansas
"There are many individuals ami or
ga n /.at ions in Arkansas who I feel,
will respond generousI\ to an opportu
nity to assist theT neighbors in this
distress and I now. therefore, open tie
channels for the contributions which
will ncct an urgent need Knelt contri
I'Utor will he given an ndividual re
c«‘ipt by the American Red Cross and
any reipicsts stipulating ccrlain areas
in which the money donated is to he
used will he carefully followed out.
"All expenditures for relief and p
const ruction arc based on ea refill con
sidcrat'on of the actual needs of each
family, made h\ the Ued < To— distl'
ter workers in cooperation with local
donations should lie mailed to South
western division. Anno call Red
t'ross disaster Relief S i t ei often
hauser Building. Texarkana. Arkatisa
A similar appeal is being made to eit
i/.ens of Texas for fain I a living
across the line.
\ I TIIF IIOTFI.s
The Bratton— T. C. Womb'll Si
Louis; L I! Boswell. Little Rock.
Ruth C Winch. St Pete sburg. Fla.;
Ruth Hawkins. Washington, d C ; U.
•I Pepplt‘. Chicago. III.: L Harper,
ltirminghain. Ala : C P Morris, dean
eyville. Ark.: II A Vanduser Mal
vern: .1 <i. Green. Bierne : Billy Bean.
Chicago; George I,. Keeder. Balias:
The New Park Ruby Mendenliall.
Hamburg; .1, \V. Hendrickson. Janes
vllle. Wia.: Frank lane Oklahoma City.
Subscribe for the Daily Picayune.
\VE.\ITH\ TENNESSEEAN SHOOTS
(■IKE. THEN ('ITS IIEK
Mcmplrs. Trim. Max 1.1. M:-s Mil
li(> .Minin1 xx as shot ami killed late tn
day 1 iy .lolm M. Morris, wealthy plant
or living near Collierville, a Memphis
suburb. Morris, after shooting Miss
Minin' four tunes, slashed her throat
with a pocket knife as she lay dying in
the yard of the Morris home, according
ro xv it nesses Morris then attempted
to commit suicide by cutting his oxvn
throat, and is in a critical condition in
a hospital here.
Miss Moore xvas killed at a dinner;
given by Morris to celebrate a supposed
reconciliation with the young woman. 1
and also in observance of the of the
first birthday of Millie. Morris' little
-oil. Two sisters of Mis- Moore also
xv ere present. Mefore the dinner. Miss
Moore is said to have told her sisters
that Morris had threatened her 1 fe.
and was insanely .jealous of her
\ttack Is Fiendish.
Hardly had the party seated them
selves at the dinner table, when, Miss
Moore's s-tors told the police. Mortis
iomped up ami said that he had an
uouneed that he itdended to kill Mi-s
Moore, and intended to "tlo it now.
lie began firing at her and she ran into
the yard. Si\ shots were 1 red. four
taking effect. After hi- revolver wa
empty Morr's is said to have leaned
over her body and slashed her throat
from ear to ea with his pocket knife
He then attempted to k II himselt.
Before being ttiken to a hospital here
Morris wrote a will leaving all his
property ro his little son Billie His
recovery is doubtful.
DR. Sl'TTON DF.AD.
News rt•ached here this mottling of
the death of Dr .1 II Sutton, which
occurred at hi- home in Sutton tit 10:ho
this mo uiug Dr. Sutton was about
r.r. years old and litis lived in Sutton
for several years He has I.. con
fined to hi- bed 11'-' days and ... a
heroic f ght for life but even with tlm
-kill of physhians and care of nurse
lie could not ward oft the death angel.
Rio. .1 \\ Krwin will preach the fu
neral service and interment will he
made at <'Id Harmony <1 aveyai'd. to
morrow at one o'clock. He will he
httried with Masonic honors, t’erenm
Hies conducted >-y Hoverllof Thomas •'
He is survived by two daughter-.
Mrs 1 <: Sutton ami Mrs .1 K Wren.;
Miss CallT Ciithrghl was dismissed
from the Park San anum yesterday ;
Mr Wm Beauchamp of Blewits is re
eeiving treatment at the Park Sanita i
Mr- II i Kdge wa- dismissed ye--j
(erda.v from the Park Sanitarium.
Mrs T A Bailey of Sutton, is re
ceiving treatmein at the Park Sanita ,
S i: Valley and Mis- Pearl Barks
dale were marr ed Saturday afternoon |
at the holin' ot Uev. I P. Waltel-.
Mr and Mrs. Valley left immediate
|\ nil I In train and spent the day and
night in Cnrdon. returning last night.
Mr Valley is the proprietor of the
Prescott Steam Laundry, and recently
moved here from Coniine ve. Texas.
11.. L a thrifty, steady business man
-lay ug day and nigld w tli h'~ Imsi
1.. .., pi give tin- people of Prescott
the be-t service (losible Altlloiigb oil1'
aeipiaintanee with hint is -horL we can
say that lie is a good citizen and wants
In ,ee Prescott grow and prosper.
The bride, Mrs. Valley, is the daugh
ter of the late Ki Barksdale. Slie was
horn and reared in the lower part ol
the county near Bluff City. She comes
from one of the hc-t fam'lies of tlie
county and is liked tiy all who know
her. She is a cousin of Mrs. Emma
i i'I lollerand. All their friends join us
in wishing them a long and prosperous |
\IR COMPRESSOR INSTALLED
The Harrell Auto company has in
stalled an automatic Air Compressor.
It is conveniently placed and is ready
for use day or night. This is some
thing new. Call and see it.
I SENSATIONAL SHOE SALE
1 on low Shoes
| The styles are good, consisting of Oxfords, Ties,
E plain Pumps, in black, brown, gray, and patent leather.
§ These shoes range in price from $8.50 to $13.50
| and is without a doubt the biggest bargain ever offered
= in Prescott.
| We have bunched these shoes and made a flat
E price and the entire line at
1 PER PAIR.
I See our window and select your style while the siz
= es are good.
I Hitt Dry Goods Co.
ARKANSAS SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
Washington. D <*.. \lny 15. Accord
ing to tin* census of I!rjo there are
012.47s children 7 to 10 years of age
n the state of Arkansas and of this
number 250.200 or S2.lt per cent were
reported as attending school. In Win
tin* percentage attending school was
71.2 thus indicating a gAtifying iui
piovernenl a~ regards school attend
mice between W10 and 1*020 Of til-'
children I I and 15 years of age in W2('.
77 o. per cent were attending school
and of those 10 and 17 years ot age
50.S per cent
III the while children 7 to 10 years
of age 70.0 per* cent were attending
school in Will and sun per cent in
1920. For colored children of the same
age the percentage lu the same inter
\al ine.eased from <11 s to Otl.O.
The percentage of children attending
schools was considerably larger in the
cities than in the country districts, the
pciecntage for children n the urban
population 7 to 10 years of age being
!>0 7 while in the rural population it
was sii.O. "1 rban" according to the
census definition includes all towns o
citi<*s of 2,500 population or more.
WIIVI Mil \\ III IIEVR
VI I II \l I \l (|l \
If ever there win a day’s program i
crammed full of the spectacular in
lulls c this is it
The < •rchcstrnl Entertainers and llei
belt I Leake star on "liigh" hitting
on all twelve, never letting lip until
the finish of a program you will vote
perfect Leake was with \l <1 Fields
Al’ledrels for years and then played
the drums for Hohumir Kryl s Hand,
lie is undoubtedly one of the greatest
drummers lie plays everyth ug that
goes with ii set of traps ami does his
imitations with his lips.
Mo changes „|| VOur ideas of what
. limn can do ai one time. Three
artist*, young ladies, aid Mr. Leake,
Sa\Hphoiies. viol'n. clarionet, cornet,
l'iona. mi ram ha phone, duos, trios and
Til's is one of the most versatile and
capable musical companies in the coun
try. They give a lull concert in the
afternoon and a prelude in t.lic even
THE ( llll ll WELFARE
SPECIAL IS HERE.
The Child Welfare Special arrived
Saturday night and was the subject of
much conversation yesterday.
It will he stationed in the courthouse
yard A room of the courthouse will
he used for flic rest and exhibit room.
K\am:nalioiis will begin tomorrow
The nurse and secretary came with the
Speehil and l»r Itradlcy will arrive to
The presence of the Special in our
city is an honor and most of all an op
porlnnil.v It gives us the upportmii
•\ to learn and know how to promote
the health of tin* community by aiding
the children Let its Inke advantage
id this splendid opportunity and visit
the Special one day this week.
Those neat I’-eseo'.t and especially
till- people of I’devills are urged to visit
the Special while here
Fred Henuett a civil etignecr of
Pine HI ii If. is here loda.v attending to
business Mr henuett had the emitraet.
fur tic Itlev’ns Pike.
• • • •
iiliii St.I of Latichurg. is in the
e ly today.
Keep the r
IN YOUR FAVOR.
The present HIGH COST OF LIVING has
made it difficult for many of us to strike an
even balance between our INCOMES and
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.
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