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VOL. 1—NO. 116 PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS, fLUSDAY, J1A\ 17, 1921 PRTfiW yiVK riilN'PI
Second Liberty Loan Coupons Due Interest coupons of the Second Liber ty Loan Bonds come due May 15tb. Come in any time on or after that date and let us cash them for you. If there is any way In which we can serve you now, come in before. This bank is at your service always, and we invite you to make the fullest use of our facilites. BANK OF PRESCOTT Prescott, Arkansas COMMITTEE MEETS —: ' ^ i The committee appointed by the pres- ^ ident of tlie Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of looking into the matter of building the liankhead highway link through Nevada county, met last night and passed some resolutions that they feel will help to find a solution of this matter. The resolutions could not bo obtained by the reporter of the deny-j nne on account of the same having to be submitted to the Chamber of Com merce at its next meeting. We are not informed as to the na tare of these resolutions, lint, trust that this committee will be able to solve this important matter and that this link of this great highway will he filled in before another winter passes". -o l)K. RKADI.EY BEGAN EXAMI NATIONS THIS MORNING The workers of tho Child Welfare S|»eeial began work this morning S<i many were disappointed yesterday that it was deemed best- to begin operations at once. The exhibit room which is upstairs in the court house is ready for use. lr is an example within itself of the care of infants. Miniature fireless cookers, iceless coolers, beds and etc . are on exhibition. Posters showing tin* comparison of the right and wrong way to feed aud care for children are Ulllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll mi display. The examinations are made in the truck itself. Dr Bradley makes a thorough examination of the children, ti lling the parents the defects and the way to correct same. Literature is given also in order that the patents migli! continue the teachings given here. A reception committee is present at the court house door and will show you where to go. so do not feel any hesitancy in going and consulting with I»r. Bradley. It might, mean the sav ing of your child. -o AT THK HOTKLS. The Bratton Will Burns, Little Bock ; 1*. H Davis. Little Hock; W W. Bartee, Little Itoek ; K. B. Smith. Hope: ('has. 1>. Holt. Hope; W. \ Crabb. Hope; K. A. Morris, Louisville; .1 1*. Thompson. liniubolt. Kail.; Karl K Fox. Shreveport : .1. 1‘ Bradley. Tex arknun . 11. K. Dort.intn. Texarkana ; W Crat'crd. Texarkana ; F. F. Bowers, I’.nid. Oklahoma: W White l*ino Bluff. The New Bark Andrew Moore Bine Bluff; c F Campbell. (Ireenville, Tex as : L. Swanston. Boston. Mass. ; ,1. F. Laintgsloii, Little ltock; F. 1 Mullen, l/ttle Hock : Thus. L Hitt, Texarkana H .1. Ddke, Texarkana: C. K, At ford. Texarkana: Will Bums, Little Hock N. D. Huber. Little Hock: .1 T Cobb. Little Hock; .1. D. Moore. lllllliltllllllllllllllllillliliiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiii; •» “ | Buy Your Summer | I Supply Now | 1 OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED. THAT i BOY’S OR MEN WEAR, WHILE OUR I | STOCK IS COMPLETE. 1 I Prices Wrecked! Profits Smashed! | Cost Forgotten! | Remember the place, always right on the 1 price. 5 IOC BOSWELI I THE CLOTHIER “ 1 Home of Hart-Schaffner A Mara Clothes. § Phone 190. Prescott, Arkansas E lltllimilllllllllilimillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllUIIIHIllllillllllllllIHlIllllllllllllllllllR e DRILLING RESUM ED AT ROSSTON The report from the llnsston well is that drilling was resumed last night. There was good indications of oil when they ceased drilling and thought pro bably they Would bring in the well, but after washing it out thoroughly it was decided the showing was not Sufficient to bring in the well Tmrae diatel.v upon this decision drilling was resumed and we await further devel opments anxiously. o PRESCOTT DISTRICT— THIRD ROUND Blevins at Friendship. June 1. Emmet at Holly Grove, June 4, ■ >. Hope. June •" 8 p. m. Bingen at McOaskill. June 11. 12. Prescott Circuit at New Salem, June lit. Gordon, June 2(5. Mineral Springs. June 30 Columbus at Bethany. July 2, 3. Nashville. July 3. 8 p. m. Center Poiht at Bluff Springs. July 0. 10. Washington and Otsan. at Washing ton. July 10. 17. Caddo Gap and Unshorn, at Caddo Gap. July 23. 24 Mt. Ida and Womble at Womble. .Inly 24. 8 p. in Amity and Glenwood at Amity. July 30. 31. Delight at Saline. August 0. 7. Prescott. August 1 t. Wlielen Springs at Whelen Springs. August 17. Orchard View at Orchard View. August 20. 21. Murfreesboro. August 21 Hope Mission. August 27. 2s District Conference Mineral Springs. June 28. 30. .1 lit'uminins. P. E. \v. (’. T. r. FLOWER MIS SION \N!> HOSPITAL DAYS Every person in Prescott wlio loves flowers and their mission, is asked to attend the W P T 1 Flower Mission Program, at the home of Mrs .1. M. Pittman, Thursday afternoon, at o’clock. This program will he given h.v the VOUtlg people of Prescott and should he well attended. This day has also heen designated "hospital day and it has heen the custom for many years of the local W. «' T. E. to furnish a room at the local hospital, with sheets, pillow cases. towels. and tiny thing needed in a sick room and every mem bet and every e’tizen of Prescott, whether you are a member of the W. <’ ’l' p or not. i' asked to contribute something to help in this worthy cause and to send or bring it to ttie home of Mrs .1 M Pittman Thursday. May V> EX-KAISER MFI.ANCHOIA. Doom. Holland. May 1<1 The dentil of former Empress Augusta Victoria has wrought no radical change in for met- Emperor Williams da'ly routine. He continues his wood sawing, read ing and inspection of the Hoorn estate. Frequently he takes sliort strolls througli tlie village during the early morning. Tlie former emperor receives fewer visitors Mian before, however, and suffers spells of melancholy, dut' ing which lie flees from camp. Former Crown Prince Frederick William arrived here today to visit his father for the first time since the death of Augusta Victoria This morn ing Whitsuntide services were held in nu tnorv of the former empress ----- K. I). IIKRMXN 111 RT. |,ust night K. i» Herman was .ailed t<< catch some cows wh'ch were loose near the park. In this attempt to eateli the eow> ids liorse rail Mlto a guv m ire and tlirew him. He managed to get to Hestorlv’s long Store and there he was examined and it wn- found he had two broken r hs He - able to he out today, tint still finds the effect ot his chase last night. -o SIN«;iN<; \T XRTFSIXN. We were asked to annoituee that there will he an all day singing a; Artesian the r>th Sunday in May. Mu sicians and singers from all over the county and adjoining counties are ask ed to come People who enjoy good singing are invited to he present also. They promise « good time and as long ago. they will have “dinner all day and singing on the ground.’’ --o Subscribe for the Daily Picayune. ;SHOOTING IN ! HILLS RESUMED — | WEST VIRGINIA <01.1.1 ERA F1RKI> l PON FROM KENT! CK\ MOUNTAINS. - j AA’illiatuson. AA'. A'a . May Hi. Firing on the Crystal Itlock Coal company head house at Rawl. AA\ A'a.. broke out again early tonight, according to re ports received here by Captain J. II Rrockns at state police headquarters. It was the first disorder reported dur ing the day in tin* KentnckyWest Vir ginia border trouble zone. The shots were fired. Captain Rrockns said, from the Kentucky mountains. He added that the shooting lasted only a few minutes. Shortly before the report of the shooting at Rawl was received. Captain Rrockns sent a message to Governor Morgan at Charleston saving that all was quiet, but that the situation was “distinctly threatening till along the line.” An Associated Press correspondent had traversed the trouble zone from Rawl to Sprigg with Captain Rrockns and n detachment of state* police an hour earlier without hearing a shot. Evidences of tin* battles of the last few days, however, were plentiful at Rawl. Merrimac and Sprigg. Houses and stores in these towns were riddled writli bullets, ajid windows, mirrors and showcases were shattered. A coat hanging in one house at Sprigg in which six men and two women took refuge from the fire, was found to con tain 17 indict holes. The eight persons escaped injury, although tin* house had been riddled. Women on Guard. A young woman in a silk dross and a black picture lint was seen at Merrl mao. with rifle in hand and handoniers of ammunition slung over her should or. doing guard duty will/ tin* other riflemen. She is Mrs Kosa (Mine, wife of (!. C. (Mine, mine foreman for the White Star Coal company, and is a member of the Kentucky McCoy fam ily of Hatfield McCoy filed fame. While Captain Bruckus and his men were present Cline ordered a train of coal run from the mine to the tip file. Tliis. he said, had drawn fire from the Kentucky hills every dnv since Thursday. As the little motor | train rumbled from the mine witli fhe motorman lying prone. Mrs Cline j calmly took up her position with to riflemen, prepiced to answer any at taik from the mounraiiis. So the attack was forthcoming, hut (Mine said proudly that his wife had taken part in answering every attack made on the town ' I'm not afraid [ and every rifle counts." Mrs (Mine said. ! Kentucky m litiamen recently arriv ed in the fighting /-one have started j combing the wooded mountain sections. 1 and al cady have* arrested five men. 1 according to reports reaching Sherift Pinson's office today. The men wore taken to Pikesvillc. Ky the reports said. For tin* present, the militiamen will devote their efforts to apprehending tlnee who have been engaged in the fighting, hut also will make an effort to find the base of supplies from which i point distribution of arms and ammiiui (Jon has been made. SWITCHMEN OPPOHE ( I T. Toledo. O. May If. A final stand against reductions in wages of switch men and against a longer day in hat branch of railroading was taken today t.v tiie Switchmen’s I’nion <>t North America, in convention here. The delegates voted to stand by the decision of tin* federal Railwny Wage j Hoard and "to resist peacefully any 'and all attempts to disturb the econoni i ic condition of switchmen or lower tlieii I standard of life.” The wage issue was sustained, and a further pledge was gi' ,.fi of the support to till other organize i ions resisting wage reductions (T I IS PRESSMEN HI T. Philadelphia. May If. Following i out t lie action taken yesterday, press men employed by the Curtis Publishing eompany went on strike today for the 44 hour week None of the formen j quit, and a few of tiie pressmen re j mat tied at work, the company said, j Tiie company announced it is negotia i ting with two Chicago printing estab lisbmenta to print part of tiie editions I of the Saturday Evening Post and the Country Gentleman. •JIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIiiihiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ! NEW DRESSES E lllltllllllllllllllllll||||||!||||||||||||||||||||||,||||||,||,|,|t„||||||||,|„||||„ | in silks and organdies, ranging in price from mm I $9.50 to $24.50 | These are very good styles and it will be = worth while to look them over. 1 Hitt Dry Goods Co. s: niiimimiimmiiiiMmimiiimimiiiimiiiiiiiimiiiiimiiiiimiiimiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiii HOIK \YV. Here we are again with all the news from this part of the world. Farmers are very busy now and the towns seems very quiet. No one on the streets but our merchants and oil speculators. A H, Boswell, oil promoter, was in town most of the past week and reports business booming. Win Crain of Bright Star, was talk ing with our friends on our streets Saturday. l’rof. .1 W. Teeter, who has been the principal of our school for four years, and had lieen re-elected for his fifth term without any opposition, has resigned and accepted the county super intendency of this county. We regret very much to lose l’rof. Teeter, but we feel that the schools of our county need a man of l’rof. Teeter’s ability al their head, and that our county hoard in their selection of him for this work, have made a great sjride forward in advancing the educational interest of the entire county. A numlier of our young people at tended a party al the home of Mr. and Mrs. W V Mullins of Little Bodcaw, Saturday night and reported a most en joyahle evening. Miss Snow Westbrooks of Dierks. Is visiting Mr. and Mrs. I> W Bailey L. M Boswell and wife were visiting Mr. Boswell’s mother. Sunday. Mr Lem White of White's Chn|iel fame, was at singing Sunday night. K T. Kennedy attended the funeral of his brother in law, Mr. Jim Burke, near Stamps Saturday. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones. Mrs. Hunter of Amity, came in Thursday afternoon anil spent the night with her father, Mr. I. 11. Mack. A number of our people are looking lorward to the Child Welfare Special on May the -tith, and all mothers If this vicinity are requested to bring their babies here on that, date. -o BODY OK OVERSEAS SOIJHER ARRIVES HERR The body of Willie K Rowland, pri vate in Mattery K. Fifth Artillery, who was killed in action in Franc© during the drive on Chouteau Thiery, was brought to Hope today uud receiv ed by Attorney Steve Carrigan for rel ; atives of the deceased. Mrs. Klitsa I»«■ f h Mow land of Celeste, Texas, is the mother of deceased. She formerly liv ed near HeAiin. this county, when* bu rial will he hud. Deceased is also sur vived by two sisters, Mrs, Luther Murke and it Mrs. Mieimrdson, Isith of tit is county,— Herald. Hope, Ark. -o HOSPITAL NOTES. Mrs. T A. Hailey of Itosston. who it* in the Mark Sanitarium is reported much belter. Her. W. C. Felts, who was carried to the Mark Sanitarium yesterday is het tc, Malay. WMI Iteaneimmp of Hlevins, who is* j in the Mark Snnitiirium. was resting I well (Ids morning. -o —.— PREPARING KOR HARVEST liigliliiml. May Mi. I». K. ltashor, who will have charge of packing peaches at I lie Mert .lolmson fruit farm this season, lias started making prep arations. Tim packing houses and ma chinery are being cleaned up. The first ear load of |M*uelt baskets reached lien* Malay. Keep the r balance IN YOUR FAVOR. The present HIGH COST OF LIVING has made it difficult for many of us to strike an j even balance between our INCOMES and EXPENSES. Care in buying your daily needs will lighten the burden and by taking advantage of the merchandise we handle your DOL LARS j will TIP the BEAM in YOUR FAVOR. W. It. Buchanan & Co.