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FORTY-THIRD YEAR APRIL 14, 1921 PRESCOTT, NEVADA COUNT\, ARKANSAS. APRIL 14, 1921 NUMBER KIFTY-ONE
AN ALL Around Bank Some banks pride themselves on one particular department which is pro- » moted above all others. Here at the Bank of Frescitt. every department receives the same painstak ing and conscientious care. We pride ourselves on being an all around bank, providing an all-round service fo rtlie people in and all around Prescott. BANK OF PRESCOTT Prescott, Arkansas MORE HELD FOR NIGHT RIDING SEVENTEEN ( RAILHEAD COl'NTY RESIDENTS NOW IN JAIL \T JONESBORO. Jonesboro. April 12.—Eight more men were arrested today by Sheriff Walter Johnson and his deputies, on charges of night riding and arson. All live in the vicinity of Bay, Lake City and Luns ford. The charges grew out of the burning of considerable property in the eastern part of Craighead county sev eral months ago. Today’s arrests brought the total to 17. Warrants have been issued for the arrest of 22 others. The men placed in jail today were: Floyd Walker, Ed Barber. I). I.. Staley, Clarence Burrow. Lem Berme, I’leas Ashley, Ed Snow and John Haynes. The sheriff and his deputies returned here at 9:30 o'clock tonight, and will make another trip to the three towns tomorrow, when they expect to arrest the others accused in the warrants. The 17 now under arrest are being held in the eountj jail here, not being al lowed bail. It is probable a special term of circuit court will be called to investigate the charges. According to the officers who are working on the case, they have con sidernble evidence against the accused, all of whom are old residents of the sections in which the alleged depreda tions occurred. It was said tonight that warrants for rhe arrest of others alleged to have been connected with the night riding may be issued in a few days.—Gazette. -o REPORTS FROM OIL WELLS Everything getting along fine at Sut ton. Everything getting along grand at Illuff City. Everything working smoothly at Bodcaw. Everything running fine at Blevins. Everything looking good at Boston. These are the reports from oil men in charge of the work. So be patient for certainly with •‘everything” run ning smooth, everything will be O. K in a few days, and we may enjoy some high spouting. -o Instead of once a weke, the Picay une will come to you C times a week. Read Our Daily' Add You Will A bird's eye view won’t give you much detail information on Correct Clothes. It's the careful selection of the Best Style and Service Values in each de partment of Men's and Boy’s Wear that makes our Store a depot of depen dability for the Well-Dressed Man. COME SEE VS. Copyright 1921 Hart Schaffnrr St'Mar* JOE BOSWELL, The Clothier Home of Hart-Schaffner St Marx Clothes. Phone 190. Prescott, Arkansas THE BIG MEET ING TOMORROW PROGRAM COMPLETED FOR EX TERTAINMENT OF DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. The entertainment committee of the local Chamber of Commerce, anounces ready for the big meeting here tomor row. The morning hours will Ik* devoted to showing the visitors over the city with a “joy ride" to Blevins if the weather clears. At 12:30 p. m.. the meeting will be called to order in the banquet hall at the Prescott Hard ware, where Hon. W. V Tompkins will act as toastmaster. Captain W. B. Hogg of Chautauqua renown will ad dress the gathering. a« will also Mr. E. .T. Watson, special agricultural agent for the Prescott, and Northwes tern Railway. < (tiier local men will Ik* called on for brief talks, and the visitors will, of course, have to be heard around the luncheon tables. Governor McRae may not be able to lie with us. on account of important duties in tin* governor’s office at Lit tle Rock, but lie gladly welcomes the District Chambers organization in Prescott. There need be no hurry at the lunch eon, which will afford an opportunity for as many short speeches as the oc casion demands. Immediately after luncheon, the main business part of the meeting will be gone over in executive session at the court house. We are ex pecting a large delegation here tomor row. LANERl'RG NEWS. Dr and Mrs. C. F. Nelms were shop ping in I’rescott Monday. Miss Opal Phillips, who has been teaching at Stamps has returned home, the school having closed. We are glad to have her back with ns. Oscar Wren and wife came in from Little ltock Monday. The hunters of Prescott and Hope gave the wolf another chase last night We are glad to report Dexter Pur tie improving. John Thompson and family visited near Hope last Sunday The young people of Sutton ami Lanebnrg enjoyed a social gathering Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fore, and a general good time was had. At the conclusion. Am brosia and cake was served. Miss Mary McOough visited Miss Myrial Fare Tuesday night. Dr. Sutton rested better last night They are under reaming the Sutton oil well this morning. -o EX-KAISER OVERCOME. Doom. Holland. April 12.—Former Emperor William desires to accompany the body of ex empress Augusta Victo ria to the Dutch frontier, but the gov ernment is said to have refused |>er mission. Should this prove true he will follow the body to Maarn. 11 miles east of Utrecht, to which place it will he taken in an automobile hearse. From Maarn the body will be transported to Potsdam in a special train for burial. Since the death of his wife early yes terda.v. the former emperor has been overcome with grief, and at times is i almost unable to speak. Frequently he j cnnnot bear any company, and strides | away into the park about Doom castle, where he paces to and fro alone. Princess Victoria Louise, the only daughter of the ex-ruler and Prince j Oscar, the sixth son. arrived here today —Gazette. -o—— WILL RI N HIS FARM FOR HIS CREDITORS Memphis, Tenn., April 12.—Walter 'Driver, planter of Mississippi county, Arkunsus. whose obligations are said to total $.*>00,000 with resources above , thut amount if realized upon, today j entered into a trust agreement with his creditors whereby they will finance I his plantations and retain him as field I manager at a salary of $0,000 a year. Paul Ziemer, representing St. Louis creditors, is one of the trustees. -o MANY SAILORS MISSING Beaumont. Tex., April 12—The Bowie Line steamship Colonel Bowie, with 22 men on broad, foundered in the Gulf of Mexico Monday night, ac cording to wireless advices. Three men were picked up by the British | steamer Cissy ; 19 still are missing. REJECTS LEAGUE OF NATIONS HARDING’S MESSAGE PROPOSES DECLARATION OF PEACE BY CONGRESS. Washington, April 12.—Immediate ! declaration by congress <>f peace with Germany, complete rejection of the 1 League of Nations covenant and ulti mate ratification of sue hparts of the Versailles treaty as involve American rights and interests were proposed by President Harding in his message to I Congress today. The administration peace program as outlined by the president may tie sum marized thus: 1. Adoption of a modified Knox res olution ending the state of war and stipulating nonwaiver of any American rights under the Versailles treaty but excluding any provision for the negotia tion of a separate peace with Germany 2. Acceptance of such Versailles peace terms as confirm American rights and interests including the economic provisions if that can be “satisfa gorily accomplished.” by ratification of the Versailles treaty with "such explicit reservations and modifications" as will achieve complete rejection >f the j | League of Nations covenant and ”se 11 nre oils absolute freedom from en anglemont in purely European affairs. 3. Regard in whatever settlement is effected for American determination to stand with the allies in holding Ger many responsible for the war and bound to make reparations to the full extent of its ability. 4 Eventual effort to create an as sociation of nations to prevent war ami preserve peace without "surrender of national soverignty. in lieu of the League of Nations, which is an agency of the victors to enforce the terms of the Versailles pence. Statement by the executive of America's “future policy with respect to European affairs.” to be known as the Harding doctrine of the participa tion of the United States in the sta bilization of world peace, analagaus to the Monroe Doctrine of American policy in respect to European aggres sion on American republics.—Gazette. -o SECOND PARTIAL SETTLEMENT Second Partial settlement of L. C Steele, with the County Treasurer, for the taxes of 1920. as follows, to-wit : District School Fund—Wariants. $4, 204.77: Cash. $5,705.23. Total $10,000 Road Fund—$3,000. County General Fund—Warrants. $785.17: Cash. $2,214.83. Total $3,000. Court House Fund $900 Bridge Fund—Warrants, $238.3(1: Cash. $201.04. Total $500. County Tail Fund—$500. Poll Tax—$1,500. Dog Tax - $000. Total—$20,000. Recapitulation: School Warrants -$4,204.77. County General Warrants—$785 17. Bridge Warrants $23^30 Total Warrants- $5,228.30. ('ash $14,771.70. Total—$2%900. Check on Bank of Prescott— $4 .'71 7u Check on First State Bank-—$1 •.000.00. Total Cash- $14,771.70. HOTEL MAN KILLS SELF. Memphis, Tenn.. April 12 —Charles Ilansar. 05. employed for two years at the Braun hotel. Washington and Main streets, shot himself through the head, supposedly caused by ill health. , this afternoon. Whereabouts of his children are unknown, but a sister lives in Lndiana. _O \ 01 Til HELP FOR Ml RPER. Memphis, Tenn.. April 12— Isaac Shivers, 10 years old. confessed that lie shot and killed Justice "I M. I’arr of Raleigh, a suburb, at R:45 o’clock last nigiit. according to a statement from officers who had the youth under arrest this afternoon. Justice Parr, who conducts a store at Raleigh, was preparing to close and was shot just under the heart at close range, death coming instantly. Newspaper reporters were credited with obtaining the "lead” which resulted in the arrest of Shivers, who was questioned for several hours before lie declared that the shooting was accidental, officers say. He said he was on tlie porch of the store with a pistol In his hand intent on giving Parr a scare. Instead. Parr grasped the gun and it went off, officers say he eouf esse.d—Gazet te. WE Have Just Received ‘ our complete Spring line of low shoes for ladies. Low heel Oxfords, Military heel Ox fords, black and brown. Low and Military heels in plain pumps black and brown and also straps. PRICE FROM $2.50 to $4.00 SEE OUR WINDOW Hitt Dry Goods Co. HOT SPRINGS MAYOR DEAD HAD JUST BEEN RE-ELECTED, ALTHOUGH TOO ILL TO CAMPAIGN. Hot Springs, April 12.—Dr. James W. MeL/emlon, for the lust eight years mayor of Hot Springs, and whose fifth term began yesterday, died tonight at fi o’clock at his home in this city. He has been in failing health for some time and took no part in the city election campaign. He had the oath of office administered to him yesterday morning in his sick room by Judge Ver nal Ledgerwood. and made appoint ments from his bedside. He was un aide to take part in the organization of the City Council and ned new ad ministration last night. Mayor McLendon is survived by his wife. Ills son. William, died a few years ago ami be had never recovered from that loss. His health began to fail soon afterward. For 40 years Mayor McLendon lias been engaged actively in the practice of medicine in this city. He always took an active part in public affairs. He had more of a personal than a po litical following, and in several of his elections refrained from taking part in the Democratic primaries, preferr ing to make his race tiefore all tin; voters.—Gazette. -o Avoid It! The merchant who clutters up the : sidewalk uroiiml his store with barrels and boxes may not realize it himself, but he is hurting his town. HAYWOOD ASKS MERCY. Chicago, April 12.—Beaten all along the line in their fight for the acquital of “Big Bill” Haywood and 30 other members of the I. W. W., attorneys for the Reds are preparing for one more final effort. 'Pliny will journey to Washington tomorrow to ask President Harding for a general amnesty for “political prisoners.” Much an amnesty would save the Reds from serving tho prison sentences imposed upon theui hy Judge Landis in 1018 and which they have so far dodged by various legal devices. All are now being rounded np and will be sent to Leaveu worth prison unless the president grants the amnesty plea. • f Of the 80 men affected hy the Su preme court decision yesterday. Hay wood and 14 others were sentenced to 20 years each and fined sums ranging from $20,000 to $35,000. They were sent to I/caven worth federal prison after their conviction, hut were releas ed on hail bonds aggregating $500,000 pending the outcome of their appuals. KM MKT IN PRESIDENTIAL CLASS Washington, I). C., April 12.—Four teen postofficea in Arkansas have been made international money order offi ces, effective April 1, it was announced by the Postoffice Department today. Most of these offices were recently ad vanced from fourth to presidential class. They are: Alpena Pass, Hack lier, Cherry Valley, Coal llill, Emmet, Fouke, (larfield, Huntsville. Joiner Knohcl, Moro, Star City, West Fork, Williford. -o Subscribe for the Daily Picayune. IN THE FIRST PLACE Everything we have to offer bears testimony of our SUPERIOR BUYING ABILITY. IN THE SECOND PLACE Everything you buy from us will testify to your GOOD JUDGMENT in selecting our store as HEADQUARTERS for GRO CERIES. W. K. Buchanan& Co. 0 PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS.