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Crops That Compete With Cotton
Consider for a minute some figures: American cotton, the South’s royal staple, brought $1 3.000,000,000 in the past eleven years. American hay in the same period brought $ I 1,000, 000,000. Wheat brought more than $10,800,000,000, and corn produced a total of $26,000,000,000,000, besides the value of the fodder. Even oats brought half as much as cotton. The growers of corn and wheat and oats and hay have become wealthy. The growers of cotton have received a scant living for the most priceless of crops. Why ? Because they have been beggared, driven down to poverty, by the one-crop, speculative system under which they have operated. But the South will no longer have to plead for a pro fitable price. By the system advocated by the American Cotton Association the price will be regulated by the legi timate laws of supply and dema d and not by speculation. And with cotton the Southern cotton farmer will pro duce other profitable crops—as told in an article in The Countrj' Gentleman entitled Crops That Compete With Cotton. Read it in the issue dated March 1 3th—and read the rest of the great series of which it is a part. ( Five cents a copy from any newsstand; by mail, 52 issues for $ 1.00 a year from The Country Gentleman, Philadelphia, Penna.) The cotton growers will get a fair price this year— they will have more money to put into the bank. BANK OF PRESCOTT Capital and Surplus $150,000.00 PRESCOTT, .... ARKANSAS L A. W. HUDSON Dentist ccond Floor Scott Building. »es: Office 245; Res. 77. SCOTT, : ARKANSAS liCHESTER S PILLS tkMOND BRAND IDIES t l'ruacUt for CTTI-CHHS-' lu.\D lot AND 1>ILI,S in Ri .. metal.ic boxes, sealed with in- TAH no cither. Tiny » •it and ask fur Cl! 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ADDED TO ROLL OF HONOR Soldier* Reported "Missing in Action" Have Been Classed as "Pre sumed Dead.” According to The Home Sector there are still between 250 and 300 members of the American front line army still unaccounted for. In speaking of this war mystery of missing men the ex-soldier’s magazine says: "Soldiers who go into battle are like men who go down to the sen In ships. There are those who return and those who do not, those who live and those who die. And then there are those who dwell for years in a twilight zone of uncertainty, neither life nor dentil, from which no word ever comes back to the shores called home. "A few weeks ago the newspapers of ttie country announced that there were no more members of the A. E. F. ‘missing in action.’ The only reason they are not missing in action Is that they have been 'presumed dead.’ "There are still between 250 and 300 members of the American front line army unaccounted for, who, carried on the rolls for months and months as missing in action. seem to have dis appeared from the battle field as if by the wave of a nmglcinn’s wand, leaving neither the ripple of a rumor behind them, the testimony of un eye, nor a footprint in all the paths of the world. “They are the irreducible minimum of the 50,000 lost, strayed or stolen men that the A. K. F. carried on the morning of Nov. 12, 1918, as missing in action. To guard against Injustice to their relatives or friends, the war department has ordered that from henceforth they he carried as ‘pre sumed dead’ instead of ‘missing in ac tion,’ in order that their war risk in surance benefits may tie paid. That in brief explains why the American army as it stands demobilized today techni cally has no ‘missing in action.’ ” SLEPT AMONG THE DEPARTED Travelers in Auto Unknowingly Se lected Peculiar Place in Which to Pass the Night. They lived in Milwaukee and “fliv vered” through to Indianapolis with their two children. They left home early In the morning, arriving at Gary just before dark. Anxious to reach their destfnation ns soon as possible, thpy left Gary after getting a supply of gasoline. A few tulles out of Gary a heavy rainstorm checked their progress and shrouded (lie countryside' in pitch darkness. Losing their way they de cided to turn in at the first gate and spend the rest of the night in the automobile, ra.tlier than take chances of traveling by night in the darkness on unknown roads, A few miles further on the outline of a tree Just beyond an open gate was seen, and the auto was guided beneath. The couple and children slept in 4 cramped quarters in the auto and j awakened at daybreak next morning. ; Imagine their horror when they dis covered (hey hud slept all night In their auto In n cemetery.—Indianapo lis News. —-— Too Beautiful. A man and his wife went to one of j the most beautiful islands In the Caribbean sen seven years ago to spend the twilight of their lives in the se rene beauty of the tropics. It was a ' place which the husband, a seafaring man, had chosen as the nearest ap proach to terrestrial paradise for those | who have enough money to live with- j out working hard. The couple landed in New York the oilier day with their hires and penntos and a parrot. The ideal season is lust about to begin in the Caribbean, hut it will start and continue without this particular pair of humans. “\Ve want an old-fashioned New Kngland win ter.” said the wife. The husband was j more specific. “It was great for a while, but finally it got too dodhlnstcd beautiful. We are going back to Con- i neetieut to see some rocks and barren fields.”—New York Sun. Siberian Y. W. C. A. Over In Sibcrhi n stuff of Y \V. j A. workers are slowly but surely mak ing headway In organising an a* oyi- ; | ation and in interesting girls in the | | various activities planned for their j benefit. Overcoming the mountains of difficulties which arise front tho j abnormal educational and social situ- ; ation in Vladivostok has been a prole ■ lem to be upproched slowly and with J eyes open. The workers report finding a few j people interested in the tilings which i have to do with girls and with what ever Information they have gathered they are carefully developing their ac tivities. There are sewing classes and one of the workers is conducting class es In spelling and letter writing. Prize-Fighter Congressman. The report that Carpentler, the prize tlglm r. is ambitious to become a mem ber of the French parliament, recall* tin' election of John Morrissey to con gress on November 5. 18ti7, from the : “Bloody Sixth” ward of New York ; city, sn>s the Springfield ItepuMlenn. j Morrissey’s famous fight, in which he defeated lleenan, took place October "0, 1WJS. in the no-man's land adjoin ing Boston Corners in Berkshire conn- [ tv. afterward conceded to New York by Massachusetts. The pugilist had a I long record of indictments for assault j and burglar) and bad served n!n» j months in the penlteuflary for uitu 1 breaches of the peace. He served his t district ia congress satisfactorily j ••nongfe-to b* re-elected. KEEP OLD CURIOS British Business Houses Have Their Own Museums. Interesting Relics and Samples That Have in Some Cases Been Pre served for More Than a Century Thu curiosities preserved by various business houses in Britain and else where would make a museum of great size and unpnrulleled Interest, observes London Answers. The Worcester china works, for in stance, possess samples of all the va rious kinds of china which they have manufactured for nearly 150 years past, Including examples of dinner services made for many celebrities, such as Lord Nelson and George IV. Another Worcester firm preserves with tender care a little faded slip of yellowish paper. On It Is written the recipe, now some two centuries old, which was purchased by a former head of the firm from a butler, and lias been the means of creating a large business and several large fortunes. More than one firm cherishes some similar recipe. The Sprules, who sup ply lavender water to half the royal families In the world; the Nanis, who hold the original recipe for maraschi no. Both these carefully preserve the writings which founded their fortunes. The famous firm of Sheffield cutlers, Joseph Lodgers & Sons, show visitor* a knife with 1.P00 blades. Ten fresh blades are added to it every tenth year. A second curiosity of which the firm is proud consists of three pair* of scissors so minute that all three can be covered by an ordinary lady’s thim ble. Another Sheffield firm posses'se* a knife which, though only an Inch in length when closed, has seventy blades, all of different shapes. A London firm of potted meat man ufacturers possesses an interesting collection of the covers of the large china pots in which potted meat used to be sold some forty years ago. These are daintily printed in color from de signs by some of the best known Dutch and English artists of the time. Each is framed, and probably no other house can show u prettier or quainter collec tion. Shipping firms of old standing often accumulate wonderful stories of Inter esting-relics. One Liverpool firm |tos sesses a huge bone taken from a whale which a good many years ago deliber ately charged a ship of theirs in the north Atlantic. The steamer was bad ly damaged but the whale was killed. A good many firms preserve historic machinery of one kind or another. Richard Arkwright’s own spinning frame is still to be seen at the C’rom ford mills. It looks clumsy enough compared with the complicated and highly finished machinery of today, but it was practically the source of Lan cashire's great cotton trade and unex ampled prosperity. Lizards House Pets in Siam. Lizards live in houses in Slain, Just as rats and mice do here. Some In teresting facts nre told by George ITatt Ingersoll, former United States min ister to Siam. Among the Siamese lizards is a large one known as the ’toli-ke,” or tokay. about a foot long, invlng a black body, sometimes wifi* white stripes, ugly, bulging eyes, and short, clumsy legs. The tokay is not pleasant to Took upon, lint Is In no way dangerous,ami will run away when disturbed, as rap idly as hi- uncanny body and legs wifi allow him. Th«* tokav crows with re hoarse. Infernal voice quite loud sonic live or six times, followed by a rattbr or fiendish chuckle. These large liz nrds tire found throughout Siam In th-' thickly inhabited eith s as well as in the uncultivated districts. The lizards are harmless, but no one rejoices In tlielr company, even the Siamese, who. from their Buddhist training and touching are kind to all living things. So when a tokay is dis covered In a house the Chinese serv ants nre called, and they fly, with slicks and with glee, to the attack, amt usually succeed in dispatching the reptile. City’s Many Expenses. The surprising range of n tumlem city gov* niiucnt is revealed by some of the he.ns In the municipal budget of Philadelphia. Music fur afternoon and evening concerts cost the city $15,000; meats and groceries for the municipal court. $8.000: celebrating the Fourth of July and Memorial day, $14, 750; removing ashes from the city hall, $5,000. To a tide observer the city pays every year $1,000; to piuno players and swimming teachers, $10, 000; to a shoemaker. $800; to a col lector of biological specimens, $1,000; to a barber, $.‘$00; to a masseuse, $850; to a dairyman. $600; to several plumbers, $1,200 apiece; to an ento mologist. $1,000; to a sheet-iron work er, $1,500; and to an expert pole climber, $4.50 a day.—Youth's Cum puniou. Prints. “Do you think these socialists will l,v any chance leave footprints on the sands of time?” ••I'm not concerned about their foot print,” replied Senator Sorghum. “What we need from them now Is it reliable collection of thumb prints.” A Long Way Off. Jud Tunkins says that If they ever get the singin’ school running intlf way amicable, mebbe he 11 begin think* Uig about trying a soviet.