and LOW COST PER MILE.
use Gay Gasoline
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fuse Gay Gasoline
£? I L.S.A.
FOR SALE BY HAMP WILLIAMS HARDWARE CO. AND PHELPS AUTO
Oyster Day Today
Large Fresh Oysters Served
35c PER DOZEN.
IN BULK—30c PINT.
80S Central Avenue.
TABLES FOR LADIES.
Indies’, Gents’ and Children's cloth
ing made over and repaired at rea
sonable rates Now Is the time to
have your winter clothes put in or
der. 114 Kxoluinge Strfs't.
THE CAUSE OF
The world’s most
successful physicians long ago dis
covered that Tiles, Constipation. In
digestion, (lastric Disorders. Appen
dicitis, most nervous and rheumatic
ills are the direct results of obstruc
tion of the circulation of the blood
and nerve forces by chronic coi,trac
tion of tile rectal sphincter 'te-eles.
The Peer.ess Medicating Rectal Mi
lator is a clever device, recently pat
ented, that gradually and painless’y
relaxes the rectal sphincter muscles
and restores them to their original
heaithy, flexible, active condition per
mitting a free circulation of the
b.ood and nerve forces to the af
Piles disappear in a fcw~days and
a regular and natural bowel action
is at once established, entirely doing
away with the necessity for cathartic
and other drugs. Positively never
if suffering from any of the above
Hicntioned disorders see the Inventor,
Prof. Theo Weaver, at the offices of
the Peerless Medicator Co., 1137 Cen
tral Ave„ Hot Springs, Ark.
Also on sale at Schnock’s Drug
bankers MAY PAY
BELIEVED PLAN WILL BE EVOLV
ED TO PREVENT SHIPMENT OF
LARGE AMOUNT OF GOLD.
Washington, f>. C., Oct. 21.— How
American bankers can meet their ob
ligations in England without actual
shipments of gold across the Atlant.c
will he discussed at a conference hers
Friday between Sir Geofge Paisti and
.-asil IS. Illackett, representatives of
the English treasury, and the federal
readerve board. Secretary McAdoo and
representative bankers from New
York who are particularly concerned
in foreign exchange conditions.
American officials hope to find
some method of postponing gold pay
m* nts for several months until the
twelve f dural reserve banks are in
operation, and tile difficulties and
burdens imposed upon the individual
tranks of the country have been shift
ed and cared for.
The fact that representatives of the
tweive reserve banks today express
ed the wish that the banks ba opened
November HO, instead of November
Hi, as lias been planned, may prove
cmharrassing to some extent to the
boa id and the New York banks. An
early opc ning of the system and the
consequent adiantages played a part
in the plans of officials to meet the
UN TIME OF PEACE
PREPARE FOR WAR
When the busy season arrives be
■ sure to have your affairs in such
shape that you ran derive the biggest
(possible profit therefrom. The most
important item in conducting your
'business is the state of your health
and general feeling. Now is the time
to prepare yourself for the strenuou-.
winter in taking a course ot massage
trtatmems (with or without baths) at
tile Maje-oh" hotel hitlii ItOU&P.
Hour' and terms to suit. For fur
ther Information, see
A. G. JOHNSON,
I Tel. 19X5. Masseur.
JANE ADDAMS SPEAKS.
Kansas t'ity, Mo., Oct. 21.—
strongest and most logical reason for
l«qual suffrage is that women should
’have equal justice,’' declared Mist
Jane Addams of Chicago, in an ad
dress hero tonight. Miss Addams
spoke at the opening here of the state
'campaign of Missouri women for
MAR TAX BILL
OACRIFiCE OF ABOUT TWENTY
MILLION DOLLARS IS NECES
SARY TO COMPLETE IT.
The Agreement Marks Another Step
in the Proposed Early Adjournment
Washington, D. C„ Oct. 21.—Agree
ment on tile war revenue bill was
reached late today by senate and
house conferees, at a sacrifice of
from fifti cn to twenty million dodars
in rev ue proposed to be derived.
At the last moment the conferees
eliminated the proposed amendments
to the liquor taxes, rejecting the sen
ate amendments to increase the tax
on beer from $1.50 to $1.75 a barrel,
and to impose a tax of five cents a
gallon on rectified spirits.
In sacrificing these amendments
the conferees made no substitution,
Representative Underwood’s proposal
to restore a tax of two cents a gallon
on gasoline as contained in the house
hill having been rejected by the sen
ate conferees. This action fixed the
estimated annual revenue at ap
proximately $00,000,000 instead of
$105,000,000 as contemplated in the
Throughout the day the conferees
fought, over the liquor tax and gaso
line amendments the compromise
proposals having been carried to the
president by Senator Simmons and
Representative Underwood. Final
agreement, however, paved the way
for eariy adjournment of congress and
leaders in both houses tonight plan
ned to expedite adoption of the report
so that the session might be ended
The agreement will be reported to
the house at 10 o’clock tomorrow
morning and will he taken up in the
senate immediately after the house
The cotton legislation met defeat
in the house while the war revenue
conference w-as in progress, the meas
ure to provide for a quarter of a mi.
lton additional currency through the
issuance of United States notes or
Manama canal bonds being rejected
by a vote of 123 to 91. Lack of a
quorum delayed action on the pro
posal to issue circulating notes based
on commercial paper up to 100 per
o°nt of unimpaired capital and sur
plus and also on the measure to li
cense cotton warehouses'. Indications
tonight were both of the measures
woind lie “iMKSketed" in the rush for
The war revenue agreement fixed
the tax on !>eer at $1.50 a barrel with
the senate amendment for a five per
cent rebate for prompt payment, elim
inated. The senate amendment re
ducing the proposed tax on bank
capital and surplus from >2 to $f a
thousand was retained. The senate
proposal to tax domestic sweet and
dry wines eight cents a gallon with
a tax of fifty-five cents a gallon on
brandies used in the fortifications of
win’s also was retained. The senate
amendment increasing the tax on
tobacco manufacturers and dealers
was agreed to with few exceptions
and the stamp taxes were not dis
turbed. Stock brokers will be taxed
$20 a year instead of $60. The gradti
ated tax on theatres also was changed
slightly, the final rates being as fol
Theatres with a seating capacity of
250 or less, will pay $25 a year; 500
capacity, $50; 800 capacity, $75;
more than 800 capacity, $100 a year.
Southern members of the house
fought strenuously but in vain for the
lull which would have authorized a
deposit in national and state hanks
in cotton and tobacco states of $250,
ooo.ooo In government funds.
Chairman (Mass of the hanking and
currency committee, republican lead
J« r .Uann and others on the opposition
FROM CARO tB CATALOS
LETTER HEADS, NOTE HEADS,
BILL HEADS, STATEMENTS, EN
VELOPES, CAROS, ETC., LAW
YERS'PRIEFS NEATLY EXECUTED
Phene 13f end Our Solicitor Will Call and Talk to You About Your Printinf
oil both sides declared the cotton plan
was "utterly unsound” and would
contract the credit of the south rather
than expand It. The cotton belt mem
bers, led by Representatives Henry
and Hardwick, insisted that the p.an
. followed past treasury policies and
that the treasury often made larre
deposits of government funds to avert
financial stress in the various sec
tions of the country.
Battleship at Honolulu.
Honolulu, Oct. 21.—The Japanese
battleship Rizon, fully coaled and
provisioned, appeared today off the
harbor hero but will not enter. She
supposedly is doing the double duty
of protecting Japanese and British
commerce and scouting for German
The little German gunboat Geier is
still undergoing engine repairs here.
After those have been completed she
must either put to sea or interne here
for the war.
Japs Destroy Munitions.
Tokio, Oct. 22.—10 a. m.—A special
despatch received here from Sasebo
says the Japanese in their recent
raids on the German islands in the
South seas, destroyed the German
military equipment. They seized
J2»0,000 in gold and also ammunition
and rifles. Ten officials on eacli of the
captured islands surrendered to the
German Fleet Off Sweden.
London, Oct. 22.—2:40 a. m.—The
Copenhagen correspondent of the
Daily Telegraph rei>orts a German
fieet off Falsterbo, Sweden, on the
Baltic sea. •
Merchant Vessel Sunk.
London, Oct. 21.—9:55 p. m.—A
despatch to Lloyd’s agency from Bar
“The iteamer Brussels reports that
she saw the steamer Cormorant ot
Cork sink in the North sea. It Is sup
posed she struck a mine. Her crew
probably was saved by a torpedo
boat which was seen to leave her."
Fired on Danish Submarine.
London. Oct. 21.—10:02 p. m.—"A
foreign submarine boat of unknown
nationality,’’ says a Central News des
patch from Copenhagen, “discharged
torpedoes yesterday afternoon at a
Danish submarine which was lying in
international waters at the northern
end of the cound. Both torpedoes
missed their mark.
“The Danish government has asked
the belligerent powers to exercise
greater care in the future.”
A Berlin despatch to the Reuter
Telegram Company by way of Co pen
bagen says it is officially denied that
the two torpedoes discharged at a
Danish submarine lying in internatio".
al waters, were lauched by a Genua i
Courtmartial Austrian General.
Baris. Oct. 22.—1:52 a. m.—A dis
patch to the Havas Agency from
Rome says a report has been re
cetved there from I'dine, Italy, which
states that the Austrian General Bru
derman, defender of 1 .embers, has
been deprived of his command and.
GABE GERSMAN’S MARKET.
Just re-opened new and well sup
plied with a full Rtnrk of fresh
meats, game and poultry, oysters,
and everything in s«ason. Quick de
livery. 42S Ouachita Ave. Phone
597, 10-1 R-t f
REBATES TO CAN COMPANY.
New York, Oct. 21.—Secret rebates
given ttie American Can Company by
the American Sheet and Tin Plate
Company amount to more than 11,000,
000 last year according to testimony
given today by Charles H. Denman,
an accountant, at a hearing in the
government's dissolution suit against
the American Can Company and its
The books o ft tie American Can Co.
showed, said the witness, (hat the
company had been receiving these
rebates since its formation and that
they amount'd to fJOO.OOO the first
The next hearing will be hold Fri
day in Baltimore.
RELIEVE YOUR ASTHMA
IN FIFTEEN MINUTES
If Asthmador does not instantly re
lievo the very worst attacks of Asth
ma. Bronchial Asthma and the Asia
matte symptoms accompanying Hay
Fever. we authorize the druggist
listed he low to return your money,
lie is selling Dr. Rudolph Sell 1ft
ma mi's Asthmador ami Asthmador
Cigarettes upon these terms. No mat
ter how Inveterate or obstinate your
case, or how often of violent, the at
tacks, Asthmador will Instantly re
lieve you, usually in ten seconds but
always within fifteen minutes.
The druggist lias been authorized
by the Doctor to sell every package
of his Asthmador on a guarantee to
return the money in every single
case whore it does not give instan
taneons relief, or is not found the
very best remedy ever used. You
will be the sole judge yourself and
under tills positive guarantee you ab
solutely run no risk in buying this
Perseus living elsewhere will be
supplied under the same guarantee
by their local druggist or direct by
Dr. R, Schiffmann, St. Paul, Minn.
For sale here by R. G. Morris Drug
FROM VERA CRUZ
UNITE STATES INDICATES ITS
PURPOSE TO EVACUATE THE
MEXICAN COAST CITY.
Asks Protection of All Mexicans Who 4
Have Served the United States Dur
Washington, Oct. 21. Prompt with
drawaJ of the American for 'H from
Vera Cruz was foreshadow ('ll today b>
the approval given by the Mexican
national convention at Agaias Cali
entes to the requests of the American
government for protection of Mexi
cans who served the United Stater
and for other desinJ guarantees.
The slate department received
word that the convention had in
stiueted Genera] Carranza to comply
with the American government's re
quests and a proclamation is to be Is
sued by him covering the various
The American government ashed
not only that clericals ail'd 'Mexican'!
who served the attention forces dur
ing their occupation he free from
molestation or punishment, but that
taxes and customs duties already col
lected by the American olTicers Ih
not rel.mposed. American Consul Sil
liman arranged these questions with
General Aguilar. constitution* 1st
commander in the vicitnity of Vera
Cruz, afetr which the subject was re
ferred by Carranza to the national
It .is not known just when the
troops and ships will he ordered from
Vera Cruz, l>ut it was intimated th*
action of the United States would he
to take them away irrespective of the
deliberations of the convention on the
question of a provisional gov rune ir.
.Repei Is that General Villa had
moved an army within threatening
distance of the convention were no
credited by administration officials,
who adhered to the fact Unu only y<
terday American Consular Agent Ca
rothers telegraphed that Villa said he
had purposely withdrawn his force
from the vicinity of Aguas Calientes
so as not to appear to he coercing
the assembly, a charge whicii he he
lieved Carranza officials would read
ily make against him.
(Both French and British pay
tribute to the valor of the Bel
gians, who, with the allies, arc
holding back the German advance
along the North sea coast. In
cessant fighting has been in prog
ress from the coast, line as far
south as La Basse, a distance of
about Tift miles, but this line is
divided into several fronts, on
which separate engagements are
ln-ing fought. It is this line the
Hermans are endeavoring to
break in their attempt to reach
Bunkirk and other Frencli sea
Three monitors, the Severn.
'Humber and Mersey, with six
inch and oe'.ier heavy guns, are
shelling the Germans in tihe vicin
ity of Ostend, where, it is sail,
terrible execution has been done.
Machine gun detachments also
have been landed from the ves
sels and are assisting the defense
The British admiralty, which
for a day or two withheld the
news that the British fleet wa»
participating in the coast opera
lions, now takes occasion to com
pliment, the monitors and the
bluejackets for their excellent
There lias been hard fight in*;
in the Lille region, where the
British are In action. The ini
IHirtant French town of Lille still
is lie 1*1 by the Germans an.I the
encounters in this neigntiorliond
have been of a hand to-hand char
acter, evidently with littt*- advan
tage to either side.
At last real action has been
taken for the relief of the Bel
gian*. upon whom has fallen the
great bunion of suffering from
the war. An American coiiunis
sion will take under its charge
the care of hundreds of thou
sands of Belgians, who are now
threatened with starvation ill
their own country.
Optimistic reports from tin
Kussian viewpoint, come from Be
trograd, where it is officially an
nounced that the German troops
have been driven from the roads
lea/ding to Warsaw and are in
full retreat, having left their
wounded on the field of battle.
Siimiliarly the Russians report
that the advances of the Austri
ans in Galicia have been stayed.
Sasebo, tile naval port of
Japan, reports that the Japanese
have destroyed the military
equipment and seized large quan
tities of gold and munitions of
war on the German islands in the
6011111 seas, recently occupied.
The Japanese embassy in Rome
announce the Japanese have
captured an auxiliary cruiser of
the German squadron and that
another cruiser has been sunk.
By order of the Russian am
imssador the students of tile uni
versities and high schools have
lieen called to the colors. These
youths are ordinarily exempt
from war service.
The only way to prove how
Sausages are, is to try them,
licious breakfast you've had
I Jo you know them? They
are real old fashioned coun
try sausages made by a real
farmer on his own farm.
There is nothing in them
but the beet of little pig
pork and pure home-ground
.lones Dairy Farm Pork
Products are pui up net
weight and the weight
marked on the packages.
You don t pay for the weight
of the packing. That means
a whole lot tin : ' days,
good Jones Dairy Farm
You'll enjoy the most de
in a long time.
707 Central Avenue
GL. K. MARTIN, Owner and Manager
Equipped with Operating Room
ind Modern Appliances, not only for
he Surgical Patient, but a Home for
he Invalid and Rheumatic.
Morphine, Drug and Drintr Hablti
Jared for. Experienced and Educat
ad Nurses in Attendance
Telephone 1555, No. 1 Crystal Street
Thurston P. Farmer
Citizens National Bank Bldg.
CHICHESTER S PILLS
W Till: 1 * A MON’ I) !IKAM». ^
llrtlfffUt. AII 1.4 fll'H.TPlt A
IHAHOM) ril.I.M. f t Ci
year. known as I test. Always keliv ■!•
SO! D BY DRUGGISTS EVF RYWHI
Dr. Z. N. Short has returned to the
•ity and will l>e in Ills offiee, third
ilood Dugan Stuart Building. 10-0-1 mo.
Closing Out Sale
of Dry Goods
get your bargains
Goddard Hotel Block
H. H. BLAHUT
Hospital 333 Benton St.
Arlington Drug Store
CI8ELE A HUNT, Prop*.
ill Central Av«.. Arllnotan Hn*r4
Bread and Butter tastes awful good if the Butter is
“Meadow Gold Butter”
Meadow Gold Butter is pure and wholesome, because it is
made from pasteurized cream. It comes to you “protected” as
a true delicacy ought to be—triply wrapped and sealed in pat
Do you want to tempt your appetite? Don’t fait to try
MEADOW GOLD BUTTER I
Harry G. Smith’s Pure Food Store
Ouachita and Orange 2 Phone*, 830 and 831
25 lbs. GRANULATED SUGAR $1.70
W. W. RAWSON Grocer.
24 lbs. High Grade Patent Flour... 75c
Irish Potatoes a Bushel .$1.10
Chickens and Eggs a Specialty. Eggs.25
205 West Grand Ave. Phone 1307.
Southern Bowling Alloys
*OBT. McROBERTS, Prop.
DUGAN-8TU ART BLOG,
•ppotlte Arlington Hotel
Four Regulation Alleys
More pleasure can be do
lTe,y from a game ot teii
>lns than from any outer
•port. It aendi Indigestion
Ad poor circulation to Us
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