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TODAY VOL. 1—NO. 155 PRESS RUN TODAY 424 PRICE FIVE CENTS FACE VALUE PAPER No guess-work is needed in determin ing the worth of your “Investments” if they are Certificates of Deposit is sued by the Bank of Prescott. Their worth Is face value always— one hundred oents on every dollar. Issued tor any amount for six or twelve months they earn interest at the rate of 4 per cent. Put your surplus funds In one of our Certificates of Deposit and be sure your dollars are safe. BANK OF PRESCOTT Prescott, Arkansas ADA ('01’NTT TO HAVE \N OTHER TfiST WELL There will be drilled in this county well on the .lane Johnson place near ita in the southern part of the coud The Jarrert Hoskins interests of cTiita Falls. Texas, have charge of ! drilling and developments. The hher for the erection of the derrick on the ground and the work will bceed as fast as possible. The peo [ In charge of this drilling arc ex ft oil people and will leave nothing jtnrned to ascertain whether or not i is in the southern part of the eoun We trti't their efforts will be Dwned with great success. AT THE HOTELS. Bratton—James Caj-e, Little Rock ; H. Warde, Gurdou; E. E. Rudy, idy: J. M. I .often, Chicago; T O. clfaniel. Hope; Jno. Webb, Nashville inn.; R. G. Reed. Little Rock; Sam K. Dennis, Little Rock; Jno. R. I^ewis, city; L. T. Higgins. Memphis; Earl Roomier, Little Rock; R H. Haller, Chicago: L. K. Packand. Little Rock; J. H. Stewart, Little Rock: Jim L. Stark, city: V. .i. Lawrence, McAles ter: J. C. Parker. Dallas, Clias Lan caster and family, city: C. O. I*nyne. Texarkana: R Moore: J. E. Lide. St. Louis : 11. D. n.vdo. Little Rock; J. B. Voting. Little Rock: G. M. Garrison and wife. Oil City; A. E. Warmack. Hope: F. A. Coleman, Hope: W. G. Melson and wife. Handley. Texas; Walker Melson. Handley, Texas. New Park—.1. D Moore: Curtis Rid dle: L. K Brut in. Dallas: W. L Cre sap. Louisville. Ky.: W. Hires: Geo. Christine and wife: Ro yDuke; Fid Sintposn, St. Louis: E. H. Allison, Conway: T. L. Hitt. Texnrkana ' o Miss Ruby Newili leaves Sunday morning for Little Rock, where she will visit her sister, Mrs. Gordon Carlisle. Light Weight Clothes For These Hot Days are Here For You We have just received a shipment today of Mohair and Palm Beach Trousers, the very things for the hot summer. Also have some very fine bargains in a beau tiful range of Worsted and Serges that will interest you as they are the best values we have bought in years. Come in now while we have your size. $14.00 FLORSHEIM Black Oxfords_$7.00 $14.50 FLORSHEIM Brown Oxfords_$7.50 SUMMER UNDERWEAR PRICES $2.00 Union Suits for-$1.00 $1.50 Union Suits for- *75 A FACT TO KEEP IN MIND: Our stock of Men’s and Boy’s furnishings is th elargest in Southwest Ark uss and our enormous stock must be reduced as soon possible. IOE BOSWELL ** THE CLOTHIER Horn* of Hart^Schaffner & Mara Clothe 19a TAFT TO BE CHIEF JUSTICE Ex- President Quickly Confirmed By Senate Following Nomination—Meets With Opposition. Montreal. June 30.—“It1 has been the ambition of my life to be ehief jus tice." William H. Taft declared to night. “but now that it is gratified I tremble to think whether I can worthi ly fill the position and be useful to the country.” Wahsington. June 30.—-Former Pres ident William Howard Taft was nomi nated late today by President Hard ing to be chief justice of the United State, and his nomination was con firmed by the Senate in executive ses sion. The nomination was not confirmed without opposition, however, and a roll call demanded. The opposition is said to have been voiced hy Senators Borah of Idaho.. Johnson of California and La Follette and Senator Watson, dem ocrat of Georgia. The final vote was (10 to 4. An agreement was reached not to make public the roll call. Action Is Speedy. The Appointment was formally an nounced 1ate today at the White House. Mr. Toft will succeed thelnte Edward Douglass White, whom he appointed j to the office in 1910 It was indicated that •President Harding had acted so far in advance of the winter term of court because he felt that the new chief justice should have ample time to reorganize the court’s business before the convening October 1. Mr. Hnrd'ng is said to have been advised by legal officers of the administration that all the federal courts are so congested with business that prompt action during the summer rocess was irecessary in order to e\p< dite lit'eation as much as possible. Mr. Taft had not been npprised of his appointment by the pres blent, it was said at the White House.'and the first news he had of it came from the press. The former president now is in Montreal .aiding in a railway arbi tration for the Canadian government, and it expected to return to the Unit ed States to familiarize himself with the work of the court. High administration officials empha sized that the former president was the one outstanding figure among those who might have been considered for the place. Four Senators Oppose. The Senate’s doors were olosc*d for discussion of the nomination after sug gestions that Mr. Taft be confirmed in “open executive" session because he is a former president had been rejected by ills opponent*. Three Republican senators nnd one Democrat voted to prevent Mr. Taft from achieving ilie cherished ambition of his life They were: Rorali of Ida ho. Johnson of California. La Follette of Wisconsin. Republicans, nnd Tom Watson of Georgia. Democrat. Mr. Taft's nomination to fill the va cancy occasioned by the recent death of Chief Justice Edward Douglas White, was sent to the Senate early in the afternoon. Immediately there after a few rumblings of dissatisfac tion were heard from progressive Re publican senators, who have not relish ed Mr Taft politically since the dis astrous party split in 1M2. Rut there was no revolt and an effort by Sena tor Kellogg to bring about confirms tion without delay in the Judiciary Committee was successfully engineered When the committee reported the nomination favorably in executive ses sion and unanimous consent was oh tained for immediate consideration there was brief debate. Senator Knox of Pennsylvania urged confirmation from the Republican side and Senator , Underwood of Alabama the minority , leader, supported the nomination from j the Democratic side. Borah I^eads Opposition. Senator Borah made the principal speech in opposition to confirmation. DON’T FAIL to see our line of Shirts. -We have just received a new shipment and the stock is complete ranging in price from $1.00 to $3.50 Some with collars at tached, others with out collars. SEE OUR WINDOW. _ Our Store Will be Closed all Day, Monday, July Fourth. Hitt Dry Goods Co. He declared thnt Mr. Taft had been separated from the law practice for .“tO years and had devoted most of his life to politics. During his political career, he said. Mr Taft had never tried a case nor presided as a judge. He also called attention to the fact that Mr. Taft if 83. within seven years of the judicial retirement age. When Mr. Taft left the White House Senator Borah said, he was unwilling to risk his reputation at the bar. “We took a great lawyer from the bench and shoved him into politics." Mr. Borah is reported to have said in the executive session, referring to Sec retrfr.v Hughes, “and now the Repuhli can party is shoving a politician onto the bench.” Senator Johnson spoke along similar lines. The defense of Mr. Taft was led by Democrats. Senator Underwood said Mr Taft had mnde himself “beloved by the South.” adding that this sentiment J was due largely to Mr Taft's appoint ment when president of a Southerner the late Chief Justice White.—Gazette I ! DEMPSEY-CARPENTIER The Dempsey CariH-ntier prize fight j will be reported at Denman's Garage hy rounds, to morrow at 1 o’clock. MARGARET GRANT 1>EAI>. Word was received here last night that Margaret, the nine-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Grant of Little Rock, died about 11 o’clock last night with typhoid fever, and an other daughter was seriously ill with the same disease. Mr. and Mrs. Grant were formerly residents of this county and Mrs. Grant is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Ajistln of Blevins. -u AT THE CHURCHES Christian Bible school at 10 a. m. Breaching at 11 and 8. Morning topic “A vessel Made Over." Keening. “Nothing But the Truth." If you are a stranger, come and worship with us. Theo. P. Hall, Pastor. -o EVEN LINOTYPES STRIKE. Yesterday before all locals were set the linotype machine went on a strike and we were compelled t6 go to press with a number of locals on the file. If some you read today seem u little belated, you will know this Is the cause -o Mrs. W. J. Aaron and daughter of Little ltock. are guests of L. E. Smith. WE ARE CARRYING an IMMENSE LIST OF HIGH-GRADE GROCERIES All the BEST BRANDS—PURE and FRESH W. K. Buchanan & Co.