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I Published on Friday of each week is Marianna, Lee County, Arkansas, by the Press Publishing Company, and entered in the postoffice in Marianna as second-class mail matter under per. mit from the postoffice department. Subscription price $1.50 per year. H. M. Jackson, Editor-Manager. ; i For County ->nd Probate Judge The Courier-Index is authorized to announce that Judge Jno. A. Plum mer is a candidate for re-election to the office of County and Probate Judge of Lee county, subject to the will of the democratic voters in the primary election to be held in May, 1918 For Circuit Clerk The Courier-Index is authorized to announce that R. G. Apple is a candidate for re-election to the office of Circuit Court Clerk and Recorder, subject to the will of the democratic 1 voters in the primary election to be held in May, 1918. For County and Probate Clerk The Courier-Index is authorized to. announce that E. W. King is a candf date for re-election to the office of | County and Probate Clerk of Lee county, subject to the will of the democratic voters in the primary to be held in May, 1918. For Sheriff and Collector The Courier-Index is 'authorized to announce that Arthur Cotter In a candidate for re-election to the office of 8heriff and Collector of Lee county, subject to the will of the democratic voters in the primary to be beM in May, 1918. For Tax Assessor The Courier-Index is authorized to announce that R. H. Lindsey is a candidate for re-election as Assessor of Lee county, subject to the will of the democratic voters in the primary election to be held in May, 1918. For Treasurer The Courier-Index is authorized to announce that W. W. Word is a candidate for re-nomination to the office of treasurer of Lee county, subject to the will of the voters in the democratic primary election to be held in May, 1918. For County Superintendent The Courier-Index is authorized to announce that L. Y. Whitenton is a candidate for county superintendent of education of Lee county, subject to the will of the democratic voters in the primary election to be held in May. 1918. 9-0-O--O-O-0-o-o I I • CLASSIFIED ADS 0 I I 9 0-0--0-0-0-O-0 FOR SALE—Good horse at big pacrifice. Will work anywhere. Ab solutely safe. See E. B. Futrall. *3y FOR SALE—Good secondhand roll top desk. Apply at Courier-Index office. tf FOR SALE:—Two 40-acre tracts within one and a half miles of City Park. One has about twenty acres Cleared; other in woods, partly cut over. Will sell one or both. O. C. Button. *tf FOR SALE^—One milling outfit at O big sacrifice. Two good reasons for selling. Saturday tolls amount to from $15 to $25. Don’t miss this opportunity. O. C. Sutton. »tf LOST—Child’s red Persian silk bag. had handkerchief witr blue border In it. Reward for return to Courier-Index office. *31 FOR SALE—Good six room house; well located; with modern conven iences. Good barn, servants’ house, chicken house and coal and wood house. Splendid large lot with gar den. Inquire of Miller Lumber Co. tf FOR SALE Two extension top carriages, for sale cheap. Also one set double and one set single light harness. Miller Lumber Co. *tf FOR SALE—Modern six-room bun galow. Apply at office of Courier Index for name of owner. *tf STOLEN—From our workshop, a number of carpenter tools, an oil stove and five pairs of overalls. We will pay a liberal reward for return of stolen articles or for information | leading to their recovery. Jennings & Samuel. *29 0 -O-O-O-0-0-0-o 1 0 CHURCHES o 1 I 0-0-0-0-O-0-0-O -o ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH The Rev. C. C. Burke, Rector. SUNDAY Hoi; Communion _7.00 a.m. Sunday School_ 9:30 a.m. Bible Class .10:00 a.m. Morning Prayer_11:00 a.m. Evening Prayer...7:45 p. m. WEDNESDAY Litany..10:00 a.m. THURSDAY Holy Comunion ... 7:00 a.rt. FRIDAY Litany. Prayer for the Peace of the World._7:30 p. m. -—o FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. W. C. Boone, pastor of the First Baptist Church, who is spend ing the holidays in Memphis with his parents, will return to Marianna tomorrow and on Sunday will hold the regular services at the church. __ FIRST PRE8BYTERIAN CHURCH Splendid attendance last Sabbath. Glad to have our visiting brethren of the Baptist church with us. The pastor will be out of town and there will be no preaching services next Sabbath. Sunday school at the usual hour, 9:45 a. m. Rev. Hugh Robertson Is home for a brief vacation and led the prayer service for us last Wednesday even ing. He spoke about his Y. M. C. A. work in the war. A good service will meet you every Wednesday even ing at the prayer service. The pastor and his family were profusely, amply, abundantly and otherwise remembered Christmas eve and Christmas day. Many thanks to our members and friends for this ! "Christmas pounding” and other re memberances during the Christmas I season. One of our little boy friends 1 looking upon the articles of this I pounding exclaimed “My! I am go i ing to be a preacher too.” Thus 1 more than the logic of words and I arguments, for the boy at least, is i just something fine to eat. From the manse goes out again words of grati tude and appreciation for all of this kindness on the part of our members ' and friends. Certainly we wish for you all the very west new year in | every way possible. The pastor will 1 be glad to meet you again on the j first Sunday of January upon his i return. i W. K. Johnston, Pastor. ! -° Sickly children need WHITE’S CREAM VERMIFUGE. It not only destroys worms, if there be any, but it acts as a strengthening tonic in the stomach and bowels. Price 25c per bottle. Sold by Harrington Bros. *31 -» . European factories each wieek make about 16.000.000 pounds of artificial butter, with cocoanut oil as a base. 0 -0-O-0-0-0-0—-o ! 1 I 0 ADDITIONAL LOCALS o 1 ! o-0-O-O-O-O-0 o Senator J. T. Robertson is having I his residence rebuilt. The home was i badly damaged by fire early last' spring. Estes W. Mann has drawn j the plans for the reconstruction of i the residence and when completed it I will be one of the prettiest homes in Marianna. * * * * Mary Pickford in “The Little American", at the Majestic Theatre on Tuesday, January 1. Matinee at 2 p. m., night at 7. Prices 15 and 30 cents for each show. *31 **** A man named Smith, a cousin to Former Senator S. C. Sims, under a penitentiary sentence of one year in the penitentiary ror accepting a bribe, was in Marianna one day last week trying to get city and county officials to write letters to Gov. Brough urging him to issue a pardon to Sims. It is dnderstood Mr. Smith met with very little success here. Mary Pickford in “The Little American" at the Majestic Theatre on Tuesday. January 1. Matinee at 2 p. m., night at 7. Prices 15 and 30 cents for each show. *31 MILLER LUMBER COMPANY cuke the lowest price. The local Red Cross workers pre sented Mrs. J. 1. Morris with a handsome silver card case on Christ mas as a slight token of appreciation for the splendid work Mrs/ Morris has done for the Red Cross. No person in Lee county has devoted as much time or given as liberally to the Red Cross as has Mrs. Morris. Her initiative, enthusiasm, keen in terest and the great personal sacri fice she has voluntarily made are more largely responsible for the ex cellent work done in Lee county than is any other agency. FILLER LUMBER COMPANY has • fall assortment of bonding ma terial. ■———V . —- - Heartburn Is a symptom of indiges tion. Take a dose of HJERBINE in such cases. The pain disappears in stantly. The bowels operate speedily and you feel fine, vigorous and cheer ful. Price 50c. Sold by Harrington Bros. *31 --o TAX COLLECTOR’S NOTICE Notice is hereby given that I, or one of my deputies, will be present with the tax books for the collection of the Real and Persona! Taxes, also road tax for the year 1917, at the following places in the various town ships of Lee county, Arkansas, on the dates named below. Haynes, Monday. Feb. 4, 1918. La Grange, Tuesday. Feb. 5. Rondo Wednesday, Feb. 6, until 1 o’clock p. m. Big Creek. Langston’s Store, Wed ' nesday afternoon, Feb. 8. ] Aubrey Thursday, Feb. 7. Fleena Friday. Feb. 8. Prairie Chap pel until 12 o’clock. Moro Friday afternoon. Feb. 8. Oak Forrest Monday, Feb. 11, until noon. Texas at Gill, Monday nfte: ioon. Feb. 11. Hardy Tuesday, Feb. 12, until noon. Bear Creek Feb. 12. afternoon, j Liberty, Soudan Store, Wednes day, Feb. 13, until noon. St. Francis, Brickeys, Wednesday, Feb. 13, afternoon. Walnut, Thursday, Feb. 14, until noon. Council Thursday, Feb. 14, after noon. Given under my hand at Marianna, Ark., this 19th day of December, 1917. ARTHUR COTTER, Sheriff and Ex-Officio Collector of Lee county, Arkansas. *tf -o - —. • Swatow, China, has 950 foreigners ■*-' - -1 - - -■ ' ■ : . .- ' ■ ■ ■ - — | Words Are Poor Vehicles • , When we use them to express our I deep sense of appreciation to the people of this city and section for the splendid patronage they gave us the past year. We are really and truly thankful for your generosity. We wish for you a most happy and prosperous New Year and [may an abundance of good things be your portion during 1918. We also in dulge in the hope that you will con tinue to give this store a liberal share of your grocery business. I VERNON’S GROCERY $ MARY PICKFJ >R \ } “America’s Sweetheart” Will be shown in a Super-Feature Photo-Play entitled “The Little American” at*the Majestic Theatre, on Tuesday, January 1,1918 r * I I J Matinee at 2 o’clock and night at 7 P. M. Prices 15 and 30 cents at each show. • , . t M •! The Majestic Theatre NOTICE TO DEPOSITORS Interest at the rate of four per cent has this day been credited to all accounts in our savings depart ment entitled thereto under the by laws. The interest so credited, if not withdrawn, will be added to principal and thereafter bear the same rate. *5 BANK OF MARIANNA. ---o FORD CAR FOR SALE Either brand new five passenger Ford car, for $450, or one used about six weeks for $400. See either C. W. Chaffin, Moro, or McClintock Banking Co., Marianna. *19 WARNING ORDER In the Lee Chancery Court Buster Brown, Plaintiff vs. Cynthia Brown, Defendant. The defendant, Cynthia Brown, is, warned to appear in this court within thirty days and answer the com plaint of the plaintiff filed herein. R. G. APPLE, Clerk. By Ben B. Bonner. D. C. Marianna. Ark., Dec. 27, 1917 Attorney, Daggett & Daggett. (114) —-o Greece this year grew 18,000 tons of currants. NATURAL CONCLUSION In the home of a prominent busi ness man a chandelier fell in the night, making a terrific crash. In the morning the man said to his wife: "What did you think, my dear, when you heard the chandelier fall in the dead silences of the night.” “I thought, my darling,” replied the wife, ‘ that you had been detained on business again, and were getting up stairs as quietly as you could." ■ o The British army absorbs in the way of clothing supplies more than 80 miles of flannel a day. : NOTICE OF STOCKHOLDERS MEETING Notice Is hereby given that the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Miller Lumber Company will i be held at the office of the company in Marianna. Arkansas on Tuesday, January 1, 1918, at 8 o’clock p. m., for the purpose of transacting such business as may come before the meeting. C. N. HOUCK, *31 Secretary. -o—— NOTICE OF STOCKHOLDER’S MEETING Notice is hereby given that the an nual meeting of the stockholders of the Bank of Marianna will be held in the directors’ room of the bank at four o'clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, January 8, 1918, for the purpose of transacting such business as may colle before the reeting. HUGH MIXON, *4 Secretary. -o— An automatic fire escape has been invented in the form of an end less chain ladder that descends at the same speed whether one or more persons are on it. I NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The undersigned has purchased the Interests of R. E. Hinton and R. H. Bickerstaff in the business of Hinton & Company, and on and after December 31, will nave sole charge of the business, after which time he will not be responsible for any obli gations contracted in the name of1 the firm by either Mr. Hinton on Mr. Bickerstaff. *31 T tt., HAWKINS. -o AN 8,000 TON BLOW The largest steam forging hammer ever built was installed recently in an ordnance plant near Washington. It was shipped in sections from a Pennsylvania mill, 14 cars being re quired for that purpose. The ham mer was built for use with steam pressure up to 150 pounds per square inch, and when driven by that pres sure will deliver a blow of 8,000 tons. | The hammer alone weighs 350 tons, and with its attendant equipment the total weight is 8,000 tons. Never before has such concentrat ed energy been compressed into one machine. The power of the hammer is so enormous that it can scarcely be expressed by mere figures. A BOY’S CHRISTMAS WISH (By James J. Montague) Of course there’s heaps and heap things 1 want a turr’ble lot, But Santa Claus ’most always brtnp The very best he’s got. It isn’t nice for little boys To nag him, anyhow, With letters asking him for toys, When he’s so busy now. But I don’t care for toys no more. An’ Gee! I hope he’ll read My letter to him askin’ for Ezzackly what I need. I’ll never want another thing In all the world, if he t Will only come this year an onus My muvver back to me. PLEASANT CONTRAST ‘ Mike.” “Phwat?” “1 was just thinkin’. A^er. ck ;et out of the trenches at)' fuj liome again how nice an P t0 hat old boiler factory will sound as."—Detriot Free Press. About 3,410 miles of clot* juired to make a service unit jvercoat for 1,000,000 soldiers.