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__ " v ^^OURTH YEAR June 28, 1021 PRESCOTT, NEVADA COUNTY, ARKANSAS. .tune ^1921 number ten FACE VALUE PAPER No guess-work is needed in determin ing the worth of your “Investment!-'’ If they are Certificates of Deposit is sued by the Bank of Prescott. Their worth is face value always— one hundred cents on every dollar. Issued for any amount for six or twelve months they earn interest at the rate of 4 per cent. Put your surplus funds in one of our Certificates of Deposit and be sure your dollars are safe. BANK OF PRESCOTT Prescott, Arkansas MRS, 0, M. BILLINGSLEY. After a lingering illness of several months due to paraly>is, Mrs. O. M Billingsley's suffering nine to a close ! shortly after midn glit Sunday night. 1 Funeral services conducted by Hro Limhert of Blevins were held at old Sweet Home, near her home ut Area- 1 dia Lou Shulls was horn February 10 1864. and in November 188-4 became i the wife of O. M Billingsley. Sin- ' obeyed the gospel of Jesus Christ at the earlyage of 15 and was a faithful 1 follower of Him through life. Hers was a life of service, ever ready to ad ' minister to her fellowman. The sep I a ration is indeed sad for her friends i and dear relatives, but we must all 1 submit to the inevitable, trusting in the • blessed promise that we shall meet i again. Truly 1ms it been said "Bless- I ed are the dead who die in the Lord." I The deceased is survived by her bus- | band, Uncle Lundy Billingsley, one sis- i ter, Mrs. Horn Mendenhall of near Prescott, and one brother, Andrew Shtilts, of Okolona. -o TO ADMIT STATE BANKS Washington June 27.—Acting upon a Federal Reserve Board receommonda tlon. the Senate passed and sent to the House today a measure to give state bank, members of the reserve aystem. equal latitude with national j banks in making loans which there after may be eligible for rediscounts. State banks may have borrowers’ pa per rediscounted even where loans to a single debtor exceed 10 per cent of the bank’s capital and surplus if the bill is finally enacted, provided the paper is secured by documents evidenc ing ownership of marketable, non-per ishable staples, including live stock. - -o Hon. Stephen P. Meador, editor of the Okolona Messenger, is in the city today. • • • • Miss Lucile Crowder left this morn ing for a visit with friends in Glen wood. • • • • BARBECUE AT CAMDEN. An invitation is extended to all Con federate and Union Soldiers, their wives or widows, of this city and coun ty, to attend the Barbecue, Fish Fry and Basket Picnic to be given in Cam den Thursday, July 14, in their honor. Everything is free and you are urged to come and enjoy the good fellowship which will exi.-t there. This is a lov ing tribute paid every year by the peo ple of 4'amden to the men and women o fthat day that made our Southland glorious in history. They expect a larger crowd this year and a better time than ever. Be sure and attend -o Suhscrilie for the Dally Picayune. jj&T Light Weight Clothes For These Hot Days are Here For You \\ e have just received a shipment today of Mohair ant- Palm Beach Trousers, the very things for the hot summer. Also have some very fine bargains in a beau tinu range of Worsted and Serges that will interest you as they are the best values we have bought in ^®ars- Come in now while we have your size. 5H.OO FLORSHEIM Black Oxfords __$7.00 $14.50 FLORSHEIM Brown Oxfords_$7.50 SUMMER UNDERWEAR PRICES 52.00 Union Suits for_$1.00 *'■->0 Union Suits for_ .75 ^ A FACT TO KEEP IN MIND: Our stock of Men’s and Boy’s furnishings is th elargest in Southwest Ark ansas and our enormous stock must be reduced as soon as Possible. ^jOE BOSWELI THE CLOTHIER “ Home of Hart-Schaffner & Mara Clothe*. _ Phone 1»0. Prescott, Arkansas. WILL FACE NEW ROAD PROBLEM May Have to Guarantee $1,650,000 a Year to Secure Federal Aid if Dow ell Bill Passes. That Arkansas will be compelled to provide a state highway fund guaran teeing $1,060,000 annually and also to form some central agency with Jurisdic tion not only over construction but of mainatenance of roads if it is to con tinue to receive federal aid under the Dowell hill ,wns the statement made yesterday by V. P, Knott, state high way engineer. The Dowell bill was passed by the national House of Representatives Monday and has gone to the Senate. According to Mr. Knott, who has been watching the progress of the measure in Congress, provision is made, in the schedule of states, for $1,650,000 for Arkansas annually, conditioned on the the state's ability to guarantee to meet tne ioaerai aiu uoimr iui uuuui. der present laws Arkansas is able to guarantee only $300,000, approximately for state aid, State road fund- are de rived from two sources ; the automobile tux of which the counties in which the tax is collected are now receiving 70 per cent, and the gasoline tox, DO per cent of which goes to the counties. This year. Mr. Knott said, the gross auto tax will amount to about $1,000, 000 and the gross gas tax $350,000. If these two taxes were combined and placed in the state fund without divis ion among the counties, by next year, Mr. Knott said, they would aggregate not less than the $1,650,000. This is one method of providing the needed state fund. Others are by state bond issues and by additional taxation. Tn addition to she fund, the Dowell I, ii would require that the construc tio nand maintenance of roads be plac ed entirely under the jurisdiction and supervision of a single state agency. At present the county judges have ju r sdietion over county roads, and road cojumi-sioners over those constructed by improvement districts. It is proba ble. Mr. Knott said, that constitutional amendment would be required to fix the matter of jurisdiction. Governor McKae, who made his cam paign in part on revision and improve ment of road conditions yesterday said that lie intends appointing an honorary commission (o look into the road sit uation and to make a recommendation for legislation. The work of the com mission. a cording to the governor, would be to consider the matter in view of wlyit already has been accomplished, and what parts of the dilstrict roads may h<> utilized in th eestablishment of state systems.— Gazette. COTTON BELT TAKES BACK 20 EMPLOYES Pine muff. Tune 27.—'Twenty men. employed in the mechanical depart ment of the Cotton Belt shops, were put hack to work today. This number represents a small per cent of those laid off March 7. In cluded in those re-employed art1 five machinists, two boilermakers, one blacksnrth several helpers and other employes in the metal trades depart ments Rumors have been persistent here for several weeks that a large number of men would he re employed after July 1, when the wage reduction or dered goes into effect, hut officials con firmarion is lacking. It was said to day by an official that 25 per cent of the men laid off in March were put hack to work today, hut this Is denied by labor officials THE BODY OF ROBERT D. MOORE Remains of a Late War Veteran Arriv ed Here Last Night on No. 3 En Route to McCaskill. Last night the remains of Robert D. Moore corporal of Co. M 322, Infan try arived in the city en route to Mc Caskill, where interment will he made. The remains was accompanied here by Corporal Visenbaek Roht. D. Moore was a hero of the late war hav ing been killed overseas. Ills remains were among the 100 recently shipped . The 100 bodies of soldiers killed in action which were recently shipped here were brought through last night on No. 3. Most of them to go to points in Texas. NEVADA COUNTY REPRESENTED Hon. W. V. Tompkins Will Direct the Campaign for the Arkansas Educa tional Association for the Forward Educational Movement in This Coun ty Nevada county is to have an uctive part in the work of the Forward Ed ucation Movement which has been launched hv the Arkansas Educational Association. Announcement was made last Saturday of the appointment of Hon. W. V. Tompkins as a member from this county of the Central Com mittee of 100 which lias been selected from the several counties for the pur pose of directing the campaign. The citizens of this county feci highly j complimented by this selection of one ' of our most distinguished citizens for 1 this important work. “Let’s Sweep Arkansas Clean of Ignorance," Is the slogan for the Movement that has been suggested by Garland Hurt, a Newport banker. Mr. Hurt was a member of the A. E. F. and returned from his services in France with high ideals for the edu cational status of his home state. James J. Harrison .another veteran of Movement and thes young men. fired the World War, is director of the with ilie n mbit ion to life the state from its low rank educationally, are under taking to enroll in the army being mo bilized against the forces of ignorance, illiteracy and tradtion. at least 2">,000 men and women of Arkansas by next fall. The Forward Education Move ment proposes to enter every county and enlist the support of the citizen ship in its efforts to raise the stand ard of our public schools, to insure a public school education for every child in the state, to improve the grade of the teachers and to guarantee them | adequate salaries for their work. It ha.- been estimated that at least liK) per cent of the districts of Arkan I sas in the recent election voted the limit of 12 mills taxes, while many vot ed for a voluntary additional levy of fi to 10 mills. Our schools are con fronting a crisis and such men as those appointed as members of this Central Committee of the Forward Education Movement must be relied upon for re lief. NEGROES ON WAY TO MARIANNA | - Six Accused Negroes Are Turned Over to Phillips County Sheriff—Hurried Out of the City. Approving an order of the Phillips County Circuit Court asking that the six Elaine negroes who have been held in th epenltentiary fo rnearly two years he turned over to Sheriff J. II Mays of Phillips county, the Arkansas Penitentiary Commission in special session yefterday ordered transfer of custody, and Sheriff Mays left over the ltoek Island at 3:10 o’clock yester day afternoon with his prisoners under 1 guard of five deputies. The negroes will be taken to Mar ianna. where they will be held In the Lee county Jail pending their trial there In October. A change of venue from Phillips county reccstly was granted in the re trial of the cases after their reversal by the Supreme Court because of er ror. The Phillips county Judge recent ' ly protested against a board bill of sev eral thousand dollars which has ac crued for the negroes’ maintenance In the penitentiary under the new law which authorizes a charge of $1 a day for each prisoner held in the d1 a?h cells against the county In which he lived. Sheriff Mays arrived in Little Rock Thursday with a court order for the negroes and Warden E. 11 Dempsey, unw’lllng to take responsibility for re leasing the prisoners, called up mem 1 hcr> of the hoard who met yesterday. With the exception of J. R Alexander all members w re present. Walter Jones of Pine Bluff, member of the board last night said that the sheriff had assured the commissioners of his ability to deliver the prisoners safely to Mariana and Governor Mc Rae was told over long distance tele phone yesterday afternoon by the sher iff of Lee county that they will be held safely in Marianna Attorney General Utley has ruled that Phillips county Is liable to the Penitentiary Commission for the board hill which already has accrued, and although the matter was not discussed DON’T FAIL \ 1 to see our line of Shirts. .We have just received a new 1 shipment and the stock is complete ranging in price from j i $3.50 | « Some with collars at tached, others with- i out collars. SEE OUR WINDOW. Hitt Dry Goods Co. .... by the commission, it is believed that the county desired the transfer on grounds of economy. It was suid that the men could be maintained about 25 c<nt" a day cheaper in Marianna. Mr. Jones suid that the transfer also will effect an economy at the penlten tinry . The negroes while held at the walls necessitate a heavy guard, and are not engaged in productive labor.— | Gazette. CHIEF OF TULSA ! POLICE INDICTED Is Among Officers Accused of Derelic tion and Other Offenses. Tulsa. Okla.. June 25.—Chief of Po lice John A. Gustafson of the Tulsa Police Department, and other members of the department were indicted to day by a Grand Jury in connection with the recent diot and on charges of I permitting vice. Other indictments j 1 were returned against liny Ward, head ' of the police Automobile Recovery Do ! pnrtment; Roy Meacham, traffic offi cer: E. F. Waddell, chief of police of Sand Springs a suburb, and F. E Wil liams. Sand Springs policeman. The chnrgcs of permitting vice were not in connection with the race riots. Tulsa Police Department are implient it was said. The minor members of tht ed in an automobile theft ease. Charges against Chief Gustafson in dued failure to enforce law against vice in rooming houses, failure to en force the anti-gun carrying law, and dereliction of duty on the night of the riot. Police Commissioner J. M. Ad klnson said he would not announce what course he would take until he re ceived a formnl report from the Grand •T ti 17. Attorney General Freeling, who con ducted the investigation, tol dthe court he could not concur fnlly with the re port. He said it should hnve included accusations against other officials. The jury hiained the armed negroes who went to the courthouse the night of the outbreak for the riots The In dicted policemen were suspended pend ing trial.—Gazette. -o MRS. ALLEN MALONE DEAD. Mrs Allen Malone died a* her noma near Houghton, yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Malone had been seriously ill fer some time and relatives and friends had given up hope several days ago Burial \frlll he made at Nubbin Hill graveyard this afternoon at 3 o’clock. The deceased Is survived by her hus band, three children and several broth ers and sisters. Mrs. Malone was the daughter of Esquire Billy Cornelius, one of the old pioneer settlors of this county. ■ ■ o W. C. T. U. The meeting tomorrow afternoon at 4 o’clock with Mrs. D. L. McRae will be given in the interest of the depart ment of White Ribbon Recruits, which means the dedication of the children to the White Ribbon cause. Some of our he<f worker* now In the temperance reform had the ribbon tied on them in Infancy and young childhood. Let the present mothers do likewise and thus t-\h„ their lilil** one up In the most holy faith. -o Instead of once 11 week ,the Picay une will come to you <1 times a week. WE ARE CARRYING an IMMENSE LIST OF HIGH-GRADE GROCERIES All the BEST BRANDS-PURE and FRESH W. K. Buchanan & Co.