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Extension Given on Payment
of Personal Taxes
Notice is hereby given that
an extension of time has been
granted on payment of person
al taxes in Wooxlruff County
without additional penalty
until September 15.
This extension of time will
double the work of the Collec
tor '‘and with great added re
sponsibility on County Judge
but realizing the existing con
ditions same has been done to
try and aid those who desire
to pay taxes and to present
time have not been able to do
so and by paying now you will
greatly assist the schools of the
county many of which are in
need of financial support.
If same have not been paid
by Sept. 15, the penalty will
have to apply according to law.
It is the duty of every citizen
to make an added effort to pay
this tax in time specified.
W. N. WILKES, Collector.
E. M. CARL-LEE, Co. Judge.
I am pleased to announce to
the young men and women of
Woodruff County that I am
authorized to appoint 12
students as beneficiaries in the
University of Arkansas at
Fayetteville. These appoint
ments entitle the holder to free
tuition for four years.
The University is a state sup
ported institution, maintained
by the tax payers of Arkansas
for the benefit of the young
people of the state. In addition
to the usual literary and clas
sical courses offered in colleges
it comprises, as a part of its
organization, the State Col
leges of Agriculture and Engi
neering, and is the only insti
tution in the state giving com
plete college courses and de
grees in these important indus
trial subjects.
The University has also a
College of Education, whose
graduates receive diplomas en
titling them to teach in the
public schools for life.
For the young ladies there
are complete courses in domes
tic science and art. Graduates
of these courses are in great
demand as teachers and as
county agents in canning club
and home economics work, and
at good salaries.
For admission to the Univer
sity as an unconditional stu
dent, one must be a high school
graduate. Those who do not
live in towns having high
schools may obtain appoint
ments and enter the Universi
ty Training High School,
where they may prepare them
selves for the freshman class.
Complete information about
the University may be obtain
ed by addressing the Registrar
of the University of Arkansas
at Fayetteville.
E. M. CARL-LEE, Co. Judge.
Blue and Discouraged?
There are many men and women in this town whom life
apparently has treated unkindly. Without true friends they
struggle against odds.
Yet the church around the corner is full of men and women
anxious to help.
h Christianity Means Helpfulness
Meet these church people half way. Give them an opportu
nity to be your friends. “Come unto me and I will give you
rest.” Thus directed the founder of Christianity. His promise
stands today. Test it. Crosses which arise in business, in school,
in the home are more easily borne if one has accepted the
assurance that Jesus Christ is ever ready to help.
It is with regret that we
chronicle the death of Mr.June
P. Wade, one of Woodruff
County’s oldest and best citi
zens, who died at his home at
Revels, Sunday night, July 10,
1921, after an illness of several
months duration.
Mr. Wade who was about 60
years of age, was a progressive
farmer and owned extensive
land interests. He was a good
man and held in nigh esteem
by his friends who were many.
The remains were laid to
rest Monday in the Augusta
cemetery, Rev. R. A. Bevis coiv^
ducting the services.
The revival meeting which
began last Sunday at the Meth
odist church is in full sway
and will continue throughout
next week.
Rev. J. T. Wilcoxon of Sear
cy is delivering some excellent
sermons, assisted by the local
pastor, Rev. Guy Murphy. Mr.
Fred Holloway of Searcy is in
charge of the ,c(hoir.
The morning services begin
at 9:30 and the evening ser
vices at 7:45 and a cordial in
vitation is extended everyone.
If you wish, you are welcome
to carry your palm leaf fan
and the men may leave their
coats at home.
Riggs Brothers have had the
woodwork of their brick ga
rage painted. .
Mrs. Ben Pippin of Mem
phis arrived Sunday and is the
guest of Mrs. H. P. Riggs, Jr.
We were glad to see Miss
Susie Barber able to again at
tend church Sunday.
Miss Wilma Gibson spent
Sunday night with her friend,
Miss Effie Mae Stapp.
Cary Keating seemed to be
very much excitetd Sunday
night when his horse ran over
a little girl going home from
Wilma has been very blue
for the past two weeks. We
suppose it is because a friend
has left. Cheer up, Wilma,
the fortune teller says that he
will be back soon.
The Senior Sunday School
Class of DeView enjoyed a
good picnic on the Bayou Fri
day and the best of all, they
brought a good rain. We hope
they will soon go again.
Our country is fastly getting
back to pre-war customs and
conditions and as evidence of
same the “peddlers” have ap
peared in our midst. Clayton
White,Wilbur Clutts and Floyd
Stapp are the latest adventur
ers in this line of work, they
having made their initial tour
to Penrose Tuesday.
Mr and Mrs. Jas. H. Porter
and children have moved back
to McCrory from Wynne.
Miss Gladys Hartin of Dal
las, Texas, is the guest of Mrs.
J. F. Morgan in Little Rock.
Mr. Louis Gardner of Tupe
lo was here Monday and pur
chased a Ford Roadster of the
local dealers, Riggs Brothers.
The McCrory Base Ball Club
went to Gregory yesterday,
Thursday, afternoon where
they defeated the Gregory nine
five to four.
For eight long innings it
looked as if our boys would not
cross the home plate, but they
got busy in the ninth and ran
in five scores, just one more
than the opposing team made
during the first inning.
Gregory almost took the
game in the ninth. There
were two outs and the bases
full and B. Matkins faced the
McCrory hurler hoping to send
the ball far into the field and
thereby bring in the winning
scores. Meadows laid; down
a nice one which Matkins met
! with his stick sending the ball
over a building in deep left
center for what everyone
thought was a homer and which
woul$ have added four scores
to the four Gregory had made
in the first inning, but Wilson
the McCrory centerfielder, got
under the horsehide by making
a long run and to the happy
j surprise of his mates and the
displeasure of the Gregory
team and their crowd of en
1 thusiastic fans, the lad came
marching in with the ball in
his hand. Following is the line
up and score by innings:
McCrory Pos. Gregory
L.Cariker .If.Brink
L.Gray .3b.N.Matkins
T.Hamilton .... ss.Carter
Gi Morris .lb.Hester
R.Fakes .2b.Holler
C.Meadows .... p.Montague
H.Wilson .cf.R.Eldridge
Score by Innings
McCrory ....0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5—5
Gregory ...A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0—4
Umpires: Lewis and Raney.
Mr. Richard A. Gray, 31,
and Miss Pauline Ramsey, 21,
both of McCrory, were quietly
married at the home of Rev.
Guy Murphy, pastor of the M.
E. Church, Thursday evening,
July 14', 1921.
The contracting parties are
two of our best and most pop
ular young people and we join
their host of friends in extend
ing congratulations. The bride
is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. T. Ramsey.
The patrons and taxpayers
of the McCrory Special School
District are requested to attend
a mass meeting to be held at
the Jewel Theatre on Monday
July 18, at two o’clock. This
meeting is of vital importance
to you and your school interests
and von are urged to attend.
G. G. McCRORY, Sec.

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