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■iilook good for
Hrry Patches Looking Fine—ls
Weather Conditions Are Favor-
Kle Pickers Will be Busy by
Kiddle of April-500 Acres in
Queen’s Territory.
Khpi-e are about 1 500 acres of
■awberries in De Queen terri
that will be ready for the
by the middle of the
if weather conditions are
Mt b estimated that 2.000 pickers
Bl be required to harvest the
berry patches are looking
IK heavily laden with fruit and
Kte with blossoms. Nothin* but
■expected unfavorable weather
■ prevent a bumper yield.
■he large berry farms In this
■inity have good camping facili-
■ and pickers have already be-
■ to arrive from distant points,
■reparations are being made for
K harvest here and for the big
■cage at Horatio. Lockesburg
■ Gillham.
■ is estimated that there are
■i,l 2.000 acres of berries in the
■nly. and if fair prices are rea
■d the harvest should put a
Hge amount of money in circu
■{eretofore there has always
■n a big demand for Sevier
■nty berries and the crop has
■stly been sold at good prices
■ cash at the track. There is no
■on to believe that this pondi-
■ will not prevail this year.
■ngo works for farmer.
■Washington. I). C., April 5. — A
■at deal has been said about the
(■gin of the ‘•[•'arm Bloc” in Con-
The one real reason Liie Re
■ ■ilii'aiis are so chagrined is in
!■ fact that its sponsors were the
in the House They
_JBlized, when the Republicans
’■ned control of Congress, three
ago, that if legislation for
!!■ south and west—the agricui
■al sections—-were passed, the
would have to work in
■rhony with such Republicans
■m the agricultural districts of
■ west as would join in a non
■tisian effort to look after the
■erests of agriculture. Congress
■' Wingo of Arkansas was one
■ihe first ta urge this upon ine
■r.ccrats of the South and they
■ e unanimous in backing the
■he Republican leader of the
, ■oc ’ in the House is-Congress
■n Dickinson of Iowa; while
■’go of Arkansas is looked upon
■one of the Democratic leaders.
■he Democrats of the House
■ e made a hard fight to increase
■ working capital of the Federal
■d Banks and to give them lar-
B’ working forces. Congressman
■>?<• has been exerting effort in
■ direction. The Republicans,
of Congress, however,
’ ■ preventing the giving of relief.
■d it is just the situation I pre-
the last session of Con-
■ ss > said Mr. Wingo.
i "" **'
have bought the drive in and
■tation from Mr. W. F. Thomas.
■ H. H. McCaslin is in charge
■ will gi ve y OU vei .y best
■ Piv ice at all limes- We guaran-
■ our gasoline and motor oils to
■ e J°u more miles per gallon
•■P any gasoline or motor oils
mDe Queen or any other
. you have gasoline
• ■' | ° < w magneto report it to
1 «B ,lAe *”■ a >id out station. We
t ■ arra nged with some of the
mechanics in De Queen to
'• ■i i after your gasoline troubles,
■,]] service is free io our cusio
■•• .ur mechanics are reliable
, ‘ ,r (l be able to show you
Btin° U / an as b r o°d or better
• ■ / rOrn Magnolia products
■L' 1 ' other gasoline or oils on
r m ( )t )r o j] s g reases CO hI
Biitin * ,e * a il for, but we are
■dir g J >Ur .° tl at the same Price
IBe T * s,,id for - We
■ir.ess ( ° Wet * n re^
■ a? d are here *° stay.—
■ -Advertisement.
■ •'pol 8 "'" 1 ’ h ‘“ • ,,ld hia elec -
fIAtC" 1 ' the De Queen
RS Company
At the High School Contest held
at Horatio Friday, March 31,]
pupils of the De Queen schools!
carried off the following prizes:
Declamation (Senior)—Gerald Searle.
Declamation (Junior) —Chat-lew Cunning- ■
Reading (Junior) Margaret Ogletree.
Community Sinking—De Queen School*.
Composition—Kathleen Walker.
Map—Raymond Willau.
Spelling Fletcher Übell,
Arithmetic, first division, Birdie Spicor.
Running High Jump—Harold Steel, 3rd
Junior Athletic*:
50-yard dash—Willie Kennedy, Ist.
103-yard dash—Willie Kennedy, Ist.
Running High Jump—-Willie Kennedy, let.;
Standing Broad Jump—Willie Kennedy, l»t.
Running Broad Jump—Paul Down*. Jnd.
Running Broad Jump-Kenneth Hill, 3rd.
Boys, Senior:
sft-yard dash—William Sissel, let place.
100-yard daah—William Bissel, Ist place.
220-yard dash—Joe Sypert, 3rd.
880-yard daah—Clifton Norwood, 3rd
Mile Run —Austin Mashburn, l.jt place.
Broad J ump—Harold Steel, Ist place.
Broad Jump—doe Sypert, 2nd place.
Standing High Jump—Harold IS tael, Ist
Girls' Athletics;
50-yard dash—Vara Mae Ruck*r, 2nd.
100-yard dash—-Verna House, 2nd.
100-yard dash- Harriette Moon, 3rd.
The one who gets a golden egg I
Will plenty have and never beg. I
The one who gets an egg of blue
Will find a sweetheart fond and 1
The one who gets an egg of green ;
Will jealous be and not serene.
The one who gets an egg of black.
Rad luck and troubles ne’er will
The one who gets an egg of white
In life shall find supreme delight.
The one who gets an egg of red
Will many tears or sorrow shed.
Who gets an egg of purple shade
W ill die a bachelor or maid.
A silver egg will bring much joy
And happiness without alloy.
A lucky one lhe egg of pink,
The owner ne’er see danger's!
i The one who gets an egg of brown
i Will have an establishment in
The one who speckled ob
Will go through life by country
| A striped egg bodes care and
I A sullen man or scolding wife.
[The one who gets an egg of plaid, i
His heart is good but luck is bad. |
' — St?.r of Hope.]
Through the columns of the best*
paper,in the United States I want*
to express my sincere thanks to;
(he best people in the world for;
their loyal support in the recent)
election. I Htn yours to command, i
right or day, hot or cold, wet or I
dry. It will be my soul’s ambition
Lo meet your expectations.
Faithfully yours,
Joe Edgar.
The city council held its last!
i meeting Monday night. The
chicken ordinance was amended,
slightly altering the boundaries
of the territory embraced within
its provisions. The amendment
appears elsewhere in the Bee.
I The real estate ordinance was
Monthly bills were allowed, and j
the following financial statement,
submitted by Ihe finance commit-;
D<« Queen, Arkansan, April 1, 1322.
A- 1 the finan :e committee of the town of
i De Q . •< :), A'kan<a., have had the records and i
b.o.i of the City Recorder and City Treawurar 1
■xamined and .Ind:
_ Treasurer’s record, April 11, 1920:
Cash received from
W. T, Lyon $ 292.72
j Receipts from all funds 28,731,95
Warrants paid $ 28,904.81
April 1, 1922, cash on
hand ’ sa.gg
J 29,021.87 $ 29,021.67
Recorder’s Records:
Outatar.dirg warrants to the amount <jf
32.108 89 of which $200.00 are old warrant*,
istir.vitd revenue from taxi's to.toe anont
»• ~e»0.')0 of which >.1.609.70 hlu been paid in
by Win. P. Wallace, Sheriff, leaving approxi
in «t< ly $1,890.30 m lw received.
Outstanding warrants $2,108.89
’’o lie received from Sheriff (approx.)|l,B9o.3o
Ooifll .. | 218.59
Respectfully sulnnittlod.
Fred J. Leeper,
H. J. McAdams, '
C. H. Noffsintrer,
Financ (liimmi ttjr.
I want to thank all whq voted
for me in the city election last
Tuesday for aiderman in Ward
No. 2. Sincerely... Fred G. Taylor
The- • h n h. ." a statement rj-culated
he effect ti'. i . I we., working for an ordinance
orehibitin'; .'b » ic —pinx o'’ cowi in rhe City of
• Qu-fri f wish to way that uhis statement
II false i s I have never worked for nor advo- |
nny su.-h ordinance, as name would be
wain st my interest. -C H.
Delegation of Citizens Wait on
Exhibitor and Notify Him Pic*
ture is Undesirable—Middleton
Refuses House, Threatened With I
Suit for Breach of Contract.
A traveling exhibitor brought
the picture portraying the troubles
and trial of Clara Hammon of
Oklahoma to De Queen Tuesday,
and covered the town with adver
tising announcing its appearance
at the Queen theatre Tuesday
The announcement caused a
wave of indignation throughout
the city, and twenty-five or thirty
citizens gathered at the office of
Abe Collins to take measures ttr
prevent the showing of the pic
ture. After the meeting the citi
zens went to Ihe hotel where the
exhibitor was stopping and Will
Thomas, acting as spokesman,
notified him that it was the desire
of the citizens that the picture
should not be shown here.
However, it was the apparent
intention of the exhibitor to show
t l \* picture in spite of the protest,
but when he went to the Queen
Theatre he found that Manager
Middleton had locked the tloor on
The pictuie wa> not shown.
Mr. Middleton hud set a price
on the auditorium that he thought
would be prohibitive in the first
place. He says that the exhibitor
now threatens him with a suit for
breach Os contract.
A. L. Middleton, manager of
the Grand Theatre, attended a
meeting of the moving picture
exhibitors of the state at Little
Rock, attended a banquet provid
ed for the occasion and discuss
ed the outlook of the big industry.
Ar attempt was made lo give
ihe exhibitors a demonstration
of the radiophone, which is creat
i ing so much interest all over the
country, but atmospheric con
ditions were such that the effort
j was a failure. Under proper con
ditions, one of these equipments
(would enable a De Queen indivi
dual or a De Queen audience to
listen to concerts, lectures or ser
i mons given in New York, Detroit
or any other distant points. Thou
) sands of these instruments are
. now in use, and are successful
I when atmospheric conditions do
not cause static electricity to In
terfere with their operation.
Manager Middleton is greatly in
terested in the wonderful inven
tion, and thinks that the rau'io
iphone will furnish the music of
The future for all film, houses.
I When the static difficulties have
been overcome Manager Middleton
expects to install a radiophone at
the Grand.
De Queen Commandry No. 26
Knight- Templar of De Queen,
Arkansas, extends an invitation
to al! Masons, De Molay, Eastern
r. churches and the public in
go ’eral to attend their Easter ser
vices Sunday, April 16, 1922, 2:30
p. m., in ihe Queen Theatre.
Sermon, by Bishop James R.
Winchester, Grand Prelate ' of
Little Rock. Ark.
Music by the De Queen music
c'ub. M. G. Bock, Eminent Com.
W. E. Smith, Recorder.
President Edson of the Kansas
City Southern Railway stales the
coal strike will, in no way, impair
or interfere with the normal and
regular operation of trains on the
Kansas City Southern Railway as
that company has ninety days’
supply of coal on hand and uses
coal for fuel on but twenty-five per
cent of its line; the balance, 75
percent, being operated with oil,
and it could, if necessary, extend
the use of oil over its entire line.
Sunday, April 2, a new passen
ger train schedule went into effect
as follows:
No. 4, Northbound 2:05 p. m.
No Northbound 12:20 a. m
No. 3, Southbound 4:10 p: m.
No. 1, Southbound 5:20 a. m.
1 vo heads are better than one
—a' a kissing bee.
« •
Graduate of University of Hard;
Knocks Start* Fight Against Sin'
at the Big Baptist Tabernacle —
W. M. Powell Directs the Sing
The Winans Revival at the Big I
Baptist Tabernacle was started)
last Sunday with enthusiasm, and,
meetings have continued during
the week with growing interest.
Last Sunday afternoon the
evangelist and his assistants held
a meeting at Chapel Hill. Today
they are holding a (meeting at
Evangelist Winans held a tre
mendously successful meeting
here last year and needs no intro
duction to De Queen. His home
is at Hugo, Okla., and he is a
graduate of the University of
Hard Knocks, and h’s education
has provided him with an in
exhaustible supply of ammunition,
which he is hurling against the
battlements of sin.
He is accompanied by H. M.
Powell, musical director, of
G-i.ii esville, Texas, who is a
graduate of the Moody Bible Insti
tute of Chicago. Mr. Powell has
organized a booster hand of chil
dren which meets at the taber
rae’e each day at 4 p. m.
J. H. Brooks, Evangelist Winan’s
business manager, is also with
him. Mr. Brooks lives al Jena,
La., and is a graduate of the
musical department of the Ft.
Worth Seminary.
Tonight Evangelist Winans will
talk on ‘‘The Ghosts of Vice,” and
will rap modern evils in the shape
of vulgar pictures, vulgar litera
ture, yellow journalism, the di
vorce evil, mixed bathing, etc.
Evangelist Winans thinks the
present day is a testing time, and
on Sunday afternoon will make a
special appeal to all people to be
stable. He says present conditions
will eliminate the mollycoddle
and mushroom, but that all really
good men will weather the tem
pestuous waves of financial stress
and come through with colors fly
The proclamation issued by
Governor Mcßae Tuesday extend
ing the time for the payment of
taxes w’ilhout penalty from April
10 to June 5 does not apply to
special improvement taxes, ac
; cording to Walter E. Taylor, Pu
; laski county sheriff. The 25 per
[ cent penalty will be collected on
, improvement taxes if not paid by
' April 10, Mr. Taylor said.
Also. Mr. Taylor said, person•>
failing to pay taxes on real estate
i by April 10 will be required to pay
! cost of advertising and the county
clerk’s fee amounting to about 85c
■>n each piece of property. The
1' pec cent penalty on real estate
15 die 10 per cent on personal
aperty will not be collected if
l.” :-'e. arc paid before June 5.—
Arkansas Gazette.
The i ime of Judge George Hol
. .an appears in the Bee’s an*
vouncement column this week. He
is a candidate for a second term
as County and Probate Judg6 of
Sevier county. At the time Judge
Holman entered upon the duties
)L his office conditions were such
that an economical administration
was a prime esseritia). Judge
Holman’s policy has been one of
strict economy and he has been
seconded by the quorum court in
his efforts to get the county back
> i a cash basis. The practice of
in looking after the coun
>y t business is no les:, necessary
tew than it has been for the past
wo years, and if chosen to sue
<•? I himself Judge Holman can
; be relied upon to give the county’s
I 'literests his conscientious atten
B. E. Isbell of this city has been
1 as (member of an honor
iaiy commission to study the road
motion in Arkansas. Gov. M.
Rae says: "I have declared tir.o
and again that the improveme t
li.strict idea for the construct is
of roads is a good deal worse than
» failure." IL* is asking (his nun
’•a* ;n to devise bettor m«thod;(
C. S. Morris, veteran K. C. S.,'
engineer, who had resided in this
city for a number of years, died
Saturday in a hospital where he
went several weeks ago for an
The remains were taken to i
Mena, his former home, and laid
to rest in the cemetery al that
C. E. Covert, Bert Worrel and
Jack Worrel of De Queen attended
the funeral services.
Mr. Morris is survived by his[
wife and one son, Louis.
Mr. Morris was a gentleman of!
splendid character and was one of]
De Queen’s best citizens. The
grief-stricken ( family have the
deep sympathy of all in their
great loss.
Harry E. Wood, a pioneer citi
zen of De Queen died Sunday af
ternoon at the Hotel Luton, after
a brief illness.
Funeral services were conduct
ed Monday at the city cemetery by
Rev. J A. Parker and Rev. J. I.
Mr. Wood is survived by three
children, Mrs. James McKinley
and Harry L. Wood of De Queen
and Arnold Wood of California.
Mr. Wood has for a long time
held a position as clerk at the
: Hotel Luton. His genial nature
i won for him a host of friends w’ho
will share the sorrow of the sur
viving children.
Jeff Mcßae, one of Sevier coun
ty’s most respected citizens, died
Saturday at his home at Chapel
Hill, at the age of 62 years, after
a prolonged illness.
Funeral services were ronduct
ed Sunday at the Chapel Hill
cemetery by Rev. J. A. Parke*. A
large throng of sorrowing fiiends
were present at the burial.
Mr. Mcßae was a member of Ihe
Woodmen of the World and the In
dependent Order of Od I Fellows,
both of which organizations were
represented at the burial service.
Mr. Mcßae is survived by his
l wife and five children. Mis. Eliza
Morrison, who resides in Western
Texas; Edgar Mcßae, John Mc-
Kae, Elmer Mcßae and Mrs.
! Othello Phillips.
Eugene Ramsey died at his
home on Rose Hill Saturday and
the remains were laid to rest in
the Avon cemetery Sunday, a large
number of sorrowing friends at
tending the burial ceremony. The
funeral services were conducted
by Rev. J. A. Parker.
The deceased is survived by his
wife and two children, who have
the deep sympathy of all.
Notice is hereby given that the
Sevier County Teachers’ Institute
for white teachers will be held in
De Queen beginning August 28,
1922, and continuing five consecu
tive days. August 28 to Sept 2.
All teachers who expect to
teach in any of the schools of the
county are required to attend th : s
This notice is given al this early
date so that teachers may make
their plans accordingly and di
rectors can set the dates of the
opening of their schools accord
ingly. Remember, all who expect
to teach in Sevier county must at
tend Sevier —not some other —
county institute.
L E. Quinn,
County Superintendent.
City Marshal Joe Edgar an
nounces that an extra man will be
employed to assist in enforcing
’he ordinance prohibiting live
■>’ock from running al large with
i the incorporation.
Keep-U-Neat Tailor Shop has in
stalled a shower bath, hot or cold,
for the free use of its customers.
Feel free to use it any time. —Ad-
vert dement.
An experioiued teacher wants a
summer school in Arkansas. Write
•’> Mrs. Eula Birrett, 1421 W..
('AMtnut St., Deiton, Texas.— A4-
vertbement. \ ' 1
$1.50 PER YEAR
Hot Contest for Mayoralty Bring*
Out Record Vote—Joe Edgar
Retained as City Marshal—
Leslie for Recorder and Venable
for Treasurer.
Notwithstanding a rainy day
' a record vote was cast in the city
1 election last Tuesday, a number
[of women participating in the vot
! ing.
The mayorality contest excited
great interest, and was very close,
I. W. Matthews winning on the
face of the return by only five
votes over his closest competitor.
Four hundred and seventy-two
votes were, totals for city officials
being as follows:
For Mayor
Matthews 156
Stewart 151
Alyea 141
! Provence 24
For Recorder
Leslie 310
Lee 157
For Treasurer
Venable 273
Pies lev 188
[ Edgar 264
I Jones 93
Gregg 62
Bowles 47
Stuart 6
The following aidermen were
I elected.
Ward One —J. S. Harper, E. N.
Ward Two—Josh Nichols, A. B.
Ward Three—ll. J. McAdams,
Le Roy French.
Ward one cast 211 votes; ward
two 185, and ward three, 76.
! I
'I Several candidates and their
supporters believe that the unof
ficial returns from Tuesday’s city
election may not reflect the will
'jof the qualified voters, and it is
) asserted that contest proceedings
will be instituted if it is discover
(that the election commissioners
do not have the power to pass on
! the legality of the votes cast.
Checking up the tally sheets
(.with the list of poll lax payers
Thursday morning it was found
that 118 persons had voted whose
names do not appear on the list
of poll tax payers.
In ward one 44 appear to have
i voted who were not on the poll
'tax list; in ward two 45 names
were found and in ward three 48
There were a number of other
voters whose names did not aj>-
pear on the poll tax list who were
thought to have become of age
since the time for paying poll
A number of those whose names
.do not appear on the poll tax list
are known to have come to De
Queen since the 1921 poll tax list
was closed last July, and these
] may have have paid a poll tax
] It is not thought there was any
' intentional illegal voting. Only
those who paid poll tax for last
year, or became of age since then,
; were entitled lo vote in the elec-
Some may have erroneously
thought that by payment of poll
tax this year they were entitled to
vote in the city election.
It is possible that a revision of
th? count may change the result
'in the mayorality contest and in
sevei’ai of the aidermanic con
The election commissioners are
exoected lo canvass the vote this
The Margaret Williamson Hos
pital i’u Woman in Shanghai,
China, is a ui.i')/. institution in
; Which the Council is a
iparticipating body This is a new
I hospital, opened in January, 1921
j Already the remits are note
: worthy. From January co Decern
! her fifteen hundred and fi’ix
inpatients were treated and »
monthly average of I went fb e
hundred clinic patients. Thi •'
'the firtt woman’s hospital in Churn
to optiA a dental depart me and
here h located Dr. Fang a gradu
ate of Ann Arbor, thirst Chi-

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