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Forrest City society, and that of
the state generally, are looking for
ward to the marriage of Miss Mar
garet Barrow to Lieutenant Richard
McCulloch on October 20. The an
nouncement of the approaching mar
riage appeared in the Arkansas Ga
zette and is made by Mrs. Hatcher,
grand-mother of Miss Barrow Lieu
tenant McCulloch is the youngest son
of Judge and Mrs. E A McCulloch
of Little Rock. The romance began
several years ago when these young
people were students at the Ark
ansas University. Both of them are
well known in Marianna and their
many friends join in wishing them
much happiness.
Announcements have been received
here of the marriage of Louis M
Wilenzick. well known merchant of
Marianna, to Miss Dora Schapiro of
Baltimore. Md.. on Sunday. Septem
ber 30. at the home of the bride s
parents. Mr and Mrs M. Schapiro
at 820 Hollins street Mr Wilen
zick and bride have been spending
this week in Chicago and are ex
pected to arrive in Marianna to
morrow
* * * *
Mrs. J. J Hughes. Jr., entertained
the members of her bridge club and
a few additional guesfs at the home
of Mrs. M H Ford Wednesday after
noon A delicious luncheon was serv
ed at the four tables and the after
noon was most pleasantly spent.
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Miss Virginia Bush, having re
covered from a recent slight illness,
will leave soon for Randolph-Macon
College to resume her studies for the
coining year.
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Miss Nellie Sturdivant and mother.
Mrs. M E Sturdivant, returned Wed
nesday from Bentonville where they
had spent the summer with Mrs. R
M. Boon Mrs. Boon expects to go
to St. Louis for a stay of two or
three weeks, after which time she
will also return to Marianna to join
Mr. Boon and her mother and sister
and they will all spend the winter
here after an absence of several
years They will be at the home of
John Sturdivant
Miss Lula Mae Williams spent
Slinclav with friends in Forrest City.
• * « *
Miss Virginia King is visiting
friends in Dyersburg. Tenn.
, **»*
Miss Ercelle Mathews spent Sun
day and Monday in Little Rock for i
a visit with her brother. Gordon
Mathews, who is at Camp Pike, she
was accompanied home by Mrs. W. j
W. Chisum. who also went to visit
her brother. Eugene Hampton.
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Mrs Chas. McKee returned Sunday
from a visit of a tew days in Little
Rock.
Miss Grace Evans and Mrs Ethel
West returned Sunday from Memphis
where they had been to attend the
Tri-&tate Fair •«
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" Mrs Ben Elder is expected to ar
rive today from Brickeys for a visit
of several days and to assist in the
dinner that is to be given by the
Cemetery Association on Tuesday of
next week.
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Mr. and Mrs R D. Jarratt spent
several days the first of the week
in northwest Arkansas.
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Ben Eider of Brickeys spent Wed
nesday in Marianna
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Miss Esther Friedman of Meridian. ^
Miss . arrived last week to take a
position as stenographer in the of.
ttee of R. D. Smith
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Mrs Albert Waterman of Forrest I
Oity, and 'Miss Mary Bran Higgins i
of Conway, were here the first of
the week, guests of Mrs. Hefner.
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l B. Katzenstein, Miss Etta Kat
zenstein. Lee Shaul. Miss Irene
Shaul. Mrs Dave Gilbert and Will
Beattie Word motored to Memphis
Sunday morning, returning home
Monday morning.
Mrs J B Daggett motored to
Helena Tuesday.
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Mr and Mrs John M Schichtl left
the first of the week for Los Angeles
California, to visit their daughter
Mrs. F C. Bosseman. Mr. Schichtl
will return to Marianna next week
, leaving Mrs. Schichtl to spend the
winter on the coast.
**•
Mrs Estelle Irvin, stenographer in
the law offices of Daggett &: Dag
gett. has gone to Hot Springs to
spent, two wce..s recuperating.
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Miss Edna Brainerd has gone to
Little Rock to take a course in
Draughon's Business College
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Since April 1 German submarines
have been equipped with four new
devices which increase their de
structiveness. and render it more dif
ficult for chasers to discover their
whereabouts. Formerly the U-boats
to remain in one spot, had to come
to the surface, or anchor themselves
to the bottom: but four small pumps
are now used which enable them to
remain stationery while submerged
This not only conserves fuel, but pre
vents its enemies from hearing the
throb of the submarine’s propellers.
Telescopic periscopes give further as
sistance to the submarine in conceal
ing its position. A mixture of oxy
gen and strained gas is now used in
the engines, and the exhaust is wash
ed free of smoke and broken into
small bubbles, which do not leave a
wake. Finally, new listening devices
enable it to hear and judge the size
of ships at a considerable distance.
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After years of experimenting, a
Missourian says he has perfected a
pocess for extracting potash front
cottonseed hulls.
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Current is transmitted through ball
bearings in a new swivel joint for
telephone and electric light wires,
designed to prevent tthem from
twisting
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ORDINANCE NO. 167
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND OR.
DINANCE NO. 148 OF THE CITY
OF MARIANNA, PASSED APRIL
7. 1914.
Be it ordained by the Council of
'he City of Marianna, Arkansas:
11 > That Ordinance number one
hundred and forty eight, passed on
the 7th day of April. 1914, be amend,
ed to read as follows:
'Sec. 2. That before any such
person shall engage in the sale,
trade or barter of any mules, horses
or asses within the City of Marianna
he shall pay Into the city treasury
bf such city the suiu of $290.00, tak
ing the receipt of the Treasurer
therefor, which receipt shall state
jor what purpose the money was
paid. The city clerk, upon presen
tation of such receipt, shall take un
the same and issue lu stlbh persyn 8
certificate for such license, author
izing such pet son to engage in the
sale, trade or bartering as aforesaid
for ’he period of one year from the
date of such license
‘ Sey. 3 Any person who shall en
gage In the sale, trading or bartering
as above mentioned, without first
procuring the license as herein pro
vided, shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and upon conviction
shall be fined any sum not less
than $50.00 nor more than $200.00.
anti each sale, trade or barter shall
be held to constitute a separate of
fense.”
(2l. All ordinances and parts of
ordinances in conflict herewith are
hereby repealed and this ordinance
shall be in full force and effect from
and after the date of its passage.
Attest: F R. DUPUY. Mayor
O. O. NORMENT, Clerk
Passed and approved Oct. 2, 1917.
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IVAN AS SEfN IN TRENCHES
Letter From Artist in Trenches Tells
How Russians Face Death in
Fierce Fighting.
The Paris Figaro contains many let
ters from Russian soldiers who. before
the war began, were residents in Paris.
One. an artist, thus describes a scene
one evening before orders were car
ried out by the regiment to make a
move in the rear. At a certain place
on the Russian front the gassing from
the enemy became unendurable, large
ly because of the weak location of the
Russian trench. To remain where the
regiment was was to court certain suf
focation. To retire meant volleys of
shells. It was resolved to retire. A
few minutes were given for Ivan—the
Russian boys—to prepare.
“One of them,” writes the Figaro’s
correspondent, “took from his breast
a cross and kissed it three times.
Then, looking toward the dark sky. re
peated the sacred words, mother, fa
ther and wife. He replaced the cross
in his breast, and said, quietly, “I am
ready.” He was the first to fall under
the merciless fire of the enemy. An
other soldier, not long in the trenches,
and speaking with an eastern accent,
knelt in the cold, damp trench, and
went through his devotions. “It will
uc raruri, 11c eaiu, ivi v iv uic muu
Ivan here. I have no one to care for
me.”
But he got through the scrimmage
to our rear trench. Such are the for
tunes of the trench in this eastern
fight. f
BRAIN WORKS BEST AT NIGHT
Many Noted Writers and Painters
Have Found Calm and Quiet Con
ducive to Best Work.
The brain can apply Itself and work
far better at night than at any other
time is the conclusion to which Albert
Cirn has arrived in his treatise of the
subject in a recent number of the
French magazine La Kevue.
The reasons upon which he has
based his conclusion are, first, that
you do not risk being disturbed by
telephone, visitors. Janitors or cooks;
second, that there is a calm and si
lence at night which Is most propitious
to thought, a calm which reigns nearly
everywhere and at that time envelops
one; and. third, there is no incom
moded noise at night.
He cites the cases of authors who i
wrote only at this time; George Sand, j
: for instance, whose favorite hours were
i from midnight to 4 a. m.; M. Llttre,
who works at night and does his dig
ging and delving in lexicons In the day.
Balzac was another nightworker and
’ when he was forced to work by day i
i he invariably drew the blinds and lit
' The candles to fool himself into heller
lag It night. He went to bed generally
at 6 ground was called at midnight,
Painterli. M. Cim says, find night
conducive to work. Here he cites the
rase of Guodet. .
Malaria Underrated Disease. '
Malaria Is an infectious disease of
moist tropical regions, and of teinper
| ate climates in late summer and early
fall. l>;J{ig associated with marshy
I areas jtnd'rtiosijuTtoTs! Dr. J. \Y. 'J'task
I fTnd*^ that in the United States its se- |
| rlousness Is much underrated, and ,
! points out that, while it is not conirriSn
| ly a direct” cause of death, it jowers
iJo^Hv resistance. a*n"d lias frertf Influ
ence iti shortening the average dura'
tion of life in localities where it oc
curs. It is given so little attention by
physicians even that little accurate in
formation as to the extent of its preva
lence can i»e had. Though It has not
yet been entirely banished from any
state, however, it Is known to he much
less widely prevalent than 50 years
ago. and the northern limit of the epi
demic area lias gradually receded from
the Great lakes and over the Canadian
border, so that the disease has almost
disappeared- from Wisconsin and Min
nesota, once badly infected.
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The Crowds Know! I
They Go Where the Service I
| and the Goods Satisfy! I
The secret of the popularity of this modern drug
store is the high quality of the goods sold and the ex
cellence of the service'given. That’s why the crowds
are always headed for DAGGETT’S. We study the
multiplied little details of our business in order that
we may anticipate even the smallest demands of our
constantly increasing number of customers. No matter
what you want in the drug and sundry line we try to
have it here for you. Our fountain service takes rank
with the best. Every engredient is the purest obtainable.
That’s why it can be truthfully said: “Once a Daggett
customer, always a Daggett customer.” Get on our one
time list we’ll gamble on you coming back. Thev all
do.
Special Eyeglasses for Divers.
A new eyeglass has been patented
for the use of submarine diver*. It is
well known that the human eye does
not function properly under water, ob
jects appearing badly blurred and dis
torted. This is due to the fact that
the speed of light in water is different
from the speed of light in air, and
hence the light rajs enter the eye with
a different angle of reflection. The
eye. being designed for focusing rays
coming through the nir. is unable to
focus rays coming through the water.
The condition is analogous to that of
defective eyes which are unable to fo
cus properly ordinary light rays in the
air. It may be similarly corrected by
the use of special lenses, with the help
of which the diver can see as clearly
under water as in the air.
Policewomen in Britain.
War has drawn women Into police
Service in England. In eight or nine
cities policewomen have been Installed
as part of the regular force. The po
licewoman is in large demand in the
munition factories, where, owing to the
presence of many women, she performs
many functions such as detective,
chaperon, welfare worker and watch
man, but in the main in these plants
her work is of a preventive and protec
tive nature, serving the young people
of her own sex.
Secret Service Costs Big Money.
Great Britain’s service now costs
£.r>00,000 a year, an increase of £400,000
since the beginning of the war. The
increase in the cost of the secret serv
ice department was greatest during the
last fiscal year—£120.000 over and
above the estimated amount to run it
being required.
Derivation of "Germany."
“German” and “Germany” come from
the I.atin Geritianlcug and Germania,
which were the Roman names for the
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are supposed to be from a Celtic root
which some say meant “shouters” and
others say meant “neighbors.” The
Germans call themselves “Deutsch,"
which Is from the same root as
“Dutch” and “Teuton." The root
meant “of the people" or “belonging to
the people," £nd may have been the £*
sult of ari hffort to pyt Into barbarian
^ortgue Greek word ethnikos, mean
ing tne same thing, “of the people" or
’^iciah^. ¥Tie "relation between
and “Teyton” is more easily
seen when we consider that “Deutsch"
used to he spelled “TeutscRri —
Troubles Were His p^ji.
Qnq day after shoveling the snow
from the sidewalk for two hours little
Patsy, who lived right next door to
KWrlgnrT. t>$£an to CIT- the
{rouble, my little raanr said Kerrigan.
"A had tramp oonie along and stole
tfw* snow shovel from the boy next j
door. -“Well, my lad. it’s a very nice
thing to M sympathetic,” said Kerri-1
gun. “hut you mustn’t worry so over
other people’s affairs." “It isn’t that.” >
said the hoy. “I’m crying because he
didn’t steal my shovel, too,”
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German inventors have brought out ;
m automobile which travels on three j
<ets of moveable runners instead of |
wheels.
A brush to be suspended o& the
mtside of an automobile wheel 10 j
prevent it splashing mud has been
patented by two London chauffeurs.)
KERNELS OF SEED CORN TRUTH
If you plant corn front stalks thal
have suckers, that is what you will
raise. Like begets like. Select
your corn seed from the stalk as it
stands, so you will know its parent
age.
* * •, *
Short, thick, storm-proof stalks
with ears that grow low are the
right kind for the central and south
ern states. Get your seed from such
stalks because slender, top-heavy
stalks are likely to mean loss.
i * * * *
Seed ears from the best producing
stalks in the field produce more than
seed ears apparently as good, but
gathered without considering the
productiveness of the parent stalk.
The place to select seed corn is in
the tield. not in the crib: the time to
select it is as soon as it is mature,
•lot at husking tiin*\
* * * *
Take seed corn from the best pro
ducing stalks as they stand thick in
the field. Such seed is more likely
to meet competition successfully
than seed which comes from a stalk
which stood alone and did not suf
fer from the crowding of its neigh
bors.
a Paris dispatch says the French
mission here last spring was amazed
at New York city's frivolity, compar.
ed with restricted Paris, where res
taurants and cafes, as well as public
places and amusements of all sorts,
are subject to regulation. Evening
clothes and decollete frocks are bar
red Telephoning, telegraphing, trav
el. dancing, stock exchange dealings
are all regulated by the government;
also food, staples, gas, etc. “If you
go into this thing as we did iu
1914.’ one French officer remarked
to his American host, 'all this will
he a dream a year from now."
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jj CIVIL DOCKET, OCTOBER TERM, /P77,
LEE CIRCUIT COURT
ij Monday. /sf Day
17<>M Edmond Coggins vs. George Crove.
1900 tpham Agler vs. Cco. C. & A. Ligon.
2052 In Re Haynes Sp. School District.
I 2072 J. P. Whitsitt vs. M. C. Leonard.
2OK0 H. F. Roleson et al vs. .1. B. Hood et al.
2107 J. K. Robertson et al vs. J. F. Dunn et al.
2121 G. S. Brickey vs. Sain Ashworth.
2127 St. L. I. M. & S. Ry. C.o. et al vs. Marianna I. & S.
Co.
2130 Liquid Carbonise Co. vs. M. I). Daggett.
21 10 Sam Harrington vs. Interstate Life Ins. C.o.
2155 S. R. H. Reed vs. Phillips Baptist Assn, et al. /
2150 Tennessee Hoop Co. vs. B. I).Clinton.
2157 J. M. Bush vs. T. E. Salmon et al.
2100 Thos. P. Foster vs. J. E. Stevenson et al Adinrs. J
2101 Jno. Ramsey vs. F. C. Danehower. |
luesday, end Day
; 1 !K)0 Mary E. Soils vs. I.. M. Brewer.
7 2075 Peoples Savings Bk. & Tr. Co. vs. T. J. Manes.
i| 2115 Geo. Higgins vs. G. S. Brlrkey. ~ _
21 17 Wilov Lomax ys. Ed Lomax. ^ w
21 Id Hessig Kllis Drug Co. VS/ Harrington Bros. >ss
2150 Christopher Winklemever vs. Dr .1, I. Morriv.
2151 Miller I.hr. Co. vs. Mrs. Dora M. Hale,
215X \V. I). Newborn ot ai vs. Missouri &. N. A. K. B- Lo.
215d Mrs. C/ 1.. (iill vs. Marianna I. &. S. Co.
2102 Ed PruiK vs. Ann Coglor.
2105 Susie Ward \s. Josh Crockett.
2104 M. Lewis vs. St. L. 1. M. & S. By. Co.
; 2105 Johnson Brown vs. Bishop McFarland.

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