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I " THIS PAPER IS FOR PRESCOTT, NEVADA COUNTY, AND THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. WHAT ARE YOU FOR?
LumTsT" PRESCOTT. NEVADA COUNTY ARKANSAS. FRIDAY. MAY ^}. 1913. ~~ NUMBER^ IE CREVASES IN MISSISSIPPI OCCURRED SUNDAY ridalia, La., April 28-Vida this morning is filled with re •ees from sections of Tensas Concordia parishes, north of ■e, which are being rapidly fill by the waters from them cre isein the Mississippi river lev near Gibon’s Landing, which urred early Sunday morning, lore than 4,0<>0 persons were ten out of the overflowed see n yesterday to Natchez and ier places across the river in ssissippi. Several thousand id of cattle also were transfer 1 to points across the river and t night and today there was a itinous stream of cattle pass through the streets of Vidalia e ferry where they are being ken to Natchez. There are eight river steamers d a number of launches engag inthe rescue work between dalia and Gibbon’s Landing un r the direction of the United ates army relief corps. The rees north of Vidalia are lined th people, many of whom have aught what few households d wearing apparel they could rriedly assemble. Reports received this morning y that the crevasse is almost a If mile wide and the ends of the oken levee continue to fall ray rapidly. For a distance of out 15 miles just beyond the eak and south, the water rang from a depth of two to three et on the outer edge to 20 feet the immediate vicinity of the evasse. The water had spread er the towns of Waterproof, oldman, Gibson, Azecema this orning and was rapidly ap t)aching Clayton, and Ferriday M expected to be covered with the next two or three days. __ There never was a time when people ipreciated the real merits of Cham ™ln ® Cough Ramedy more than J*- This is shown by the increase in les and voluntary testimonials from raon who have been cured by it. If >u or your children are troubled with cough or cold give it a trial and be quainted with its good qualities. For leby all dealers. SPALDING COMPANY RETURN TO STATE Attorney General W. L. Moose has received from Oonway a not ice that agents of the Spalding Buggy Company are preparing to reopen their headquarters there, and relief is asked. The attorney general has replied nothing can be done by the State, under the recent reversal of the Arkansas Supreme Court by the Supreme Court of the United States. The Arkansas legislature pass ed an act prohibiting the ped dling of lightning rods, stoves, Dumps, buggies and vehicles which was fought out by the Spalding buggy Company and a wrought iron range concern. They send agents into the count ies, who sell the merchandise, which is shipped into them as agents of the manufacturer, and then delivered. The legislature attempted to tax them $200 per county, but the highest court de clared it a restraint of commerce and that ends it. ATTENTION VETERANS FOREST CALVARY The annual meeting of the For rest Calvary Corps will be held at my room at the Patton Hotel, Chattanooga, at 10 o’clock on the second day of the Confederate Reunion. A new commander is to be elected and such other busi ness transacted as may become necessary. Arrangements for mounted parade. A limited num ber of U. S. Calvalry horses with equipment have been secured. Call and register and secure bad ges. H. H. Tyler, Lt. Gen. Commanding Forrest Calvalry Corps. LOST HIS HOME Man eighty years old ruined. Lightning struck his house, caught fire, no insurance. Lost $4000 00. How are you fixed? Let us write you a policy while there is yet time. Don’t delay, but see us at once. Security Saving and Trust Co., 4 per cent paid on Savings Deposits. Advt SOMETHING DOING! =- - -—■ '■ ■ ■■■■■ 1 In our Grocery Line always and you should always ask us about* our SPECIALS before making your purchases. It has paid others and will save you money. Try it, next* time you come to town. * W. B. WALLER. L CALDWELL & DRAKE DENIED DAMAGES Upholding the validity of the Patterson and Oldham acts of the 1909 General Assembly, the Sup reme Court of Arkansas yester day decided that Caldwell & Drake were not entitled to $250, 000 damages from former Gover nor George W. Donaghey and ot her membereof the State Capitol Commission for discharging them as builders of the new state Capi tol and ousting ehem before the completion of their contract with the state. In handing down this opinion, the Supreme Court affirms the action of Judge Guy Fulk in the Second Division of the Pulaski Circuit Court, in sustaining a de-1 murrer to Caldwell & Drake’s complaint, filed by the Capitol Commission. The Supreme Court, however did |not attempt to determine whether LCaldwell & Drake had violated .their con tract with ihe state and thus given just cause for their dis charge. It is said that Caldwell & Drake expect to appeal the case to the United States Supreme Court. A contract for the construction of the new state capitol was awarded to Caldwell & Drake August 14, 1903, for a specified sum, payable in installment on certificate of the architect, as the work fprogressed. The work continued until 1907, when it was interrupted by failure of the legislature to make appropriat ions for the work. All that point Caldwell & Drake acting under instructions from the Capitol Commission, boarded up all belongings in the unfinish ed building and suspended work until an appropriation could be made by the 1909 General As sembly. 4 The 1909 legislature, however discharged Caldwell & Drake as well as the Capitol Commission, and created a commission to ad just matters with all parties con cerned in the contract. It also passed an act provid ing for carying forward the work, making an appropriation there for, and for paying any amount found to be due Caldwell & Drake It provided for the creation fcnd appointment of a Capitol Com mission to be composed of the governor and four appointees. Governor Donaghey then chief executive, appointed J o h n I. Moore, H. L. Remmel, Charles L. Thompson and R. F. Foster to seive with him. The new Capitol Commission at once toook possession of the unfinished building and awarded a new contract for its complet ion. Caldwell and Drake then suited legal proceedings to re cover $250,000 damages, claim ing they had been ousted from their uncompleted work without cause andlthat they had sussined heavy damages because their dis charge as contractors had been advertised through! th$ world. —--— Strayed—From Mrs. A. M. Jones farm, Monday April 21st, One small yellow horse mule, 7 years old, weigh about 700 pounds, dim brand on left shoulder looks like letter (V). Left hind knee a little enlaaged and a little stiff. Liberal reward for his recovery. D. V. Meador, Prescott, Route 2. Advt. The Official Tests show Dr. Price’s Baking Powder to be most efficient in strength, of highest purity and healthfuiness CREAM BAKING POWDER No Alnm, No Phosphate ol Lime ^ WEIGHING PARTY The weighing party given by the Woman’s Missionary Society at the hospitable home of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Andrews Tuesday evening was one of distinction and charm. The attractive home was beau tifully decorated with cut flowers and pot plants. The guests were received by the host and hostess, and weighed by Messrs Wilson and Westmoreland which was very unique and entertaining causing much merriment. There was a large crowd pre sent and every one seemed to have that cordial happy spirit' that crowns these social gather ings with scccess. Mesdames Dorris, Cress, Smyth, Jno. White, Hamby, Sam White Moncrief, Moore and -Hawkins assisted the hostess in despen sing the hospitality and serving a delicious cream and cake. Misses Andrews, Alvern Gee and Margaret White gave several beautiful vocal and piano solos and piano duets which added greatly to the enjoyment of the evening. The sum of $45 was realized and we wish to thank each and every one who contri buted to make this party a finan cial as well as a social success. Prickly Ash Bitters cures the kidneys regulates the liver, tones up the stom ache and purifies the bowels. It has been truthfully said that a man’s religion is not worth much to himself or society if he keeps it merely to toy with on Sunday. The test of a man's re ligion comes in the week days when he is fighting against the world, the flesh and the devil, and not on Sunday when the shackles of business affairs are laid aside and everything is peace and lovliness. The dead can’t smell the flow ers you bring, nor hear the praise you sing. The dead can’t see the tears vou shed, nor feel your sorrowing. So give the live ones words of praise; don’t wait un til it is too late; a kind word brightens gloomy days a..J fi.s a man to cope with Fate. A boost is cheap; so let us try to keep our good deeds piling, and if a poor guy has to die let’s see that he dies smiling. THREW AWAY $40,000-00 A. S. Jones paid $40,000.00 for a plantation without looking into the title. Three months later the Courts decided that the man he bought it from ! had no title. This is an every day occurence. What kind of title have you? See us we can tell you. We have the only complete set of Abstract Books of this county. Security Saving & Trust Co. 4 per cent paid on Saving Deoosits. Advt. - _JL_ . Walk-Over Shoes! are made not merely to sell, but rather to give you right service after you buy them. Stylish, shapley, attractive; reliable in mate rials and workmanship. Fitted in a wav that in sures the utmost comfort possible. No “breaking in” easy and right from the first wearing. If you want the best footwear possible to buy; the most perfect fitting service known: you’ll get both by coming, for your next needs. #4.00 to $5.00 Standard Prices. Others down to $3.50 and up to $7.00 Real money’s worth in every grade. Let, Your Next, Pair be WALK-OVERS Barham Brothers