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BANK BY MAIL If you are too busy to tome to the bank in person, mail your cheeks to ns. Mail them the same day you re ceive them. We will credit them to your account promptly and send you a receipt by first outgoing mail. BANK OF PRESCOTT Prescott, Arkansas AT THE HOTELS Bratton—T. 0 Allen. St Louis : .1 If. McCullon, Hope. .T It. Hamilton. Em met: Mrs j p, Hamilton. Emmet: T I’. Holt, Little Koek; Cordon Hastings, J. J. O’Connor: A F. MeNormara. Mal vern: .T T Dunn. Little Rock: A F. Drake Texarkana; O 0 Murphy. Chieaeo: O. W MeCnry. Hope: .1 S. Walters. Pine Rluff: W. R. Culllns. Little Rook Mrs XV R. Cnllins. Little Book- .1 R Kuzmnn. Popular Rluff; W M. Gresham. Hot Springs New Park—W L Rurrls, Hope; Sid. Beasly. Hot Springs: W H. Ilnlibnr ton. Little Rock: A. fi. MePherrin. Okla City: Alton Stone Whelen Springs H E. Aiken Whelen Springs : Dexter Bnsb. city: C M. Owens , Memphis: Brilliant .Tones, Memphis: L Jones. Memphis. SALES TAX IS FAVORED Chicago July 12.—A general sales \ tax would no! only produce sufficient i revenue to run the federal government, hut would aid in reducing prices, John 8- Herd of Washington told the con vention of the National Association of Real Estate Roards today. Mr Hord was one of those who drnfted the Philippine sale^ tax law, which lie said has been In successful operation far 1(1 years. He urged repeal of the excess profits tax and suhsitutions of « sales tax 1 WHITES CHAPEL This is Sunday night, we had a rain tins afternoon that fell about right i know tlie Lord never makes any mis takes The prospects look good at pres cut for us to have plenty of combrend next year and probably a few lasses rakes, although some of onr corn looks a little hit yellow. We should not pke a ealf and foolishly bellow, we should always he willing to do right by the other fellow. Ben Burns and .Tasnn Tomlin and family attended church at Friendship Saturday and Sunday. Finis Ammons and wife visited hts parents Mr. and Mrs .Tame Ammons. Saturday night, and Sunday. W. H. Bull and wife. Wheeler White ife and little son. Wilford visited Chester Bailv and family last Mon day. Thadric Rogers spent Saturday nigh with his grandparents. T’ncle Henry end Aunt Julia White nrv and Oeto Goodwin are visit • ng their parents. Mr and Mrs. Allen and brother. Thomas Goodwin They •111 return to thei rhomes in a few days near Fort Worth Texas. Mr. William Jarvis lost a fine horse Saturday morning. He has hr?" two fine mules also since March. I sun pose they cost him about $SOO f can sympathize with Mr Jarv's. Instead of once a week ,tbe Pi cay une will coine to you 0 times a week Weather Specials For You Let us show you some great values in Mohair and Palm Beach Trousers $5.00, also beautiful Mohair Trouser $6.50 $15.00 FLORSHEIM Brown Kid Oxfords_$7.50 $14.00 FLORSHEIM Black Kid Oxfords_$7.00 All Oxfords Going Fast at Half Price $2.00 UNION SUITS Fine Values Now_$1.00 $1.50 UNION SUITS Fine Values Now_.75 Many other fine values in hot weather ap parel too numerous to menton. Largest store in this part of the state selling everything for Boys and Men wear. Buy now while you can save money. ~J0E BOSWELI THE CLOTHIER “ Home of Hart-Sc haffner & Man Clothes. Phone 19Q. Prescott, Arkansas. CIRCUIT COURT MET TUESDAY Judge J II. MToUuni of Hempstead County Selected I'naminously By Tlie I^oeal Bar to Preside Over the Court in the Absence of Judge <«. R. Circuit Court convened this morning at 10 o’clock with the passing of bal ; lots by County Clerk Fred Fuller for j the eoction of a special judge to pre sde over the court. Twelve votes were cast and unanimously in favor of •fudge .1. H. McCollum of Hope. •fudge McCollum was sworn In. and *ook the chair . Hon W. V Tompkins made a motion that a committee lie npp^nted to draw j up resolutions of respect to Col. C. C. i Hamby, deceased, who was one of the oldest members o fthe local bar. The j ; udge appointed Hon. W. V Tompkins j ii I>. McKenzie and W F. Denman ‘ I The clerk called the roll of the Grand : Jurors and all 10 answered to the cail anil were sworn in and no objections given by anyone to serve on the jury. | Mr Jim Henry whs appointed foreman The Judge made ltis charge to the t urn s in which he stated the duties I of the Grand Jury, which was to in- ! | vo-uigato all violations of the law. and ! to return indictments were the evidence ! ■ was justifiable. He made it very plain ' i that serving on the Jury was no place i for a man to get revenge on his fellow- j nmn or to vent his hatred. If the Jur- | u> feel that by investigating both sides j : of n case the evidence can be explain ! < d away then, it is the'r duty, so be says, to bring in other testimony. It is the bounden duty of the,' j Grand Jury to report any crime, or misdemeanor regardless of the posi- j tion or social standing of the criminal j The enforcement of the law Is, in its final analysis the result of the judge ment of the Grand Jury. “There was \ ■lever a day in the history of our conn- 1 t v. says Judge McCollum, “when we needed respect for the law more than e do now.” Time and again the Jury was charg- j ed to bring indictment against anyone. ! f the evidence was justifiable regard- ; iess of his social or political standing. In fact he felt that if any dicrlmina ton was to la* made it should lie made in favor of the poor felow without friends and without money. He charged the Jury that the Legis- j lature specifically indicates that the Jury must investigate the affairs and conduct of the officers of the county. The following laws were explained and charge on the duty of the Jury was given by the Judge: Assault and Battery, Assault with intent to kill, homicide, kidnapping, libel and aland er. maiming, robbery, black mall, seduc tion. burglary, false pretence or de fraud. forgery and counterfeiting, lar eeny. malicious mischief and misdemen nor perjury, bribery witness or jurors, drunkenness, gaming, desertion, big limy, cruelty to animals, making and' selling liquor, and Sabbotli breaking. Judge McCollum in his charge I tought out very clearly that public sentiment was a great power in the enforcement of the law IT's las; words ! to the Jury were "Do your duty." The roll of the Petit Jurors was call ed and al lanswered save two, one of these having been excused Two others were excused and alternates were used Then Judge McCollum made his ■ barge to them after they were duly -worn in by the clerk. Court adjourn ed for the noon hour. AFTERNOON SESSION Court convened in afternoon session at 1 :30. The following oases were disposed of hy agreement or dismlsal. Charlotie Akers vs. Mose Frazier. Alice Jackson vs Royal Grand Chapter Enst ern Star State of Arkansas, State of Arkansas vs A M Denman et al. Mem phis Dallas and Gulf Ry. vs. Ozan Gray sonia T.br Co. Nancy Ann Raker vs. Gen Rrown et al Cases continued was. M. Franks son and Co., vs. Suckle Dry Goods Co. Arkansas Nat. Gas Co vs E H Flood. Judgment hy consent for $22*100 The case of Fisher vs. J. R Hamilton was called at 2:***' o'clock As we go to press this case is still in progress. This is a case of where Fisher has sued J. R Hanvlron of Emmet alleging that he had alienated the affections of his wife This case was tried at the last term n fcourt and resulted in mistrial --o If your appetite , •• >ack on vo;i le cause the weati *r is hct. Take a bottle of our Syrup of Ilypophosphatoe. Buchanan Drug Store 7-18 tf ROAD BILL EX PECTED TO PASS Sentiment rrystallzing in Its Favor Among Senators—President Hard ing fiends Support to its Provisions. Washington. July 12.—Sentiment in the Senna to is crystallizing in behalf of the Dowel! road hill and. desptc the fact that it is expected to he bit terly opposed by senators from the several states which must adopt chan , ges in their constitutions before they j can share in allotments of federal high 1 way funds, is expected to pass The measure is now with the Senate com ! miftoo on postofflces and post roads. | where it was referred largely through , the efforts of Senator Robinson of Ar kansas. $ The fact that the Dowell hill pro j vides a method of procedure which lie ressitates the stnte having exclusive j control of its share of the road fund has made it the subject of attack. How ever, advocates of the hill say there ; are so few states where changes In the state constitutions will he neces ary and that five years is allowed in which to br!ng about these changes, so is every reason to believe that lie majority I nthe Senate wil lapprovc the measure, rather than accept the so called Townsend hill wheih is hitter lv opposed throughout the West and South. Harding Supports It. Since passage of the Powell bill by the House it has become genrally known that it was drafted at several conferences of those interested 'n h’gli way construction to conform ns near as possible with fig' wishes expressed by I’resdent nnrdlng In fact the authors ,,f the bill are said to have conferred with the president, and while the bill "•ns not submitted to him for Ills np p-ovnl it contains those features which be declared essential. The first of these is a p’^vislon that the state must provide it share of the joint fund and this fund must be under the control and direction o fthe state highway com mission The second is that each state must provide n fund to maintain the roads after they are built. These are the two salient features of ■ be Powell bill and without which, it is understood, the measure could not ob tain executive approval. It s frankly admitted that if the senators opposed to one or the other of these provisions an obtain White onusc consent for the elimination of the objectionable provision or its modification in any way such a course will be acceptable to authors of the bill A careful tabulation has been made i,v Mr. Markham as to Just what states will be d;rectiy affected by enactment of the Powell bill In this he has had the assistance of the state h’gh way commissions and his record shows that direct legislative action or amend ment to the state constitutions will be necessary in Arkansas. Georgia. Kan ■ sas. Mississippi. North Dakota and South Dakota, to permit participation in the ditrlbution o ffederal funds In I addition the states of Arknnsaa. Kan <as Mississippi. North Carolina. North | Dakota. South Dakota and Texas must ! make provilon for the requisite state maintenance fund. Effective in 1926. Tims out o ftho 49 states there are t„it s x where it is possible amendments will h<> roqu'red to state constitutions and only seven which will t.e compelled .„ ounce legislation to create mainte nance funds As these requlremnets do not become effective under the Dow 11 Dill unt'l 192(1. it is believed ample time is allowed and meanwhile the present procedure in federal aid of highway construction will he followed Although the Dowell bMl api>ears to p,. gaining strength i nthe Senate It llHS few friends in the committee on postofflees and post roads, where Cliair man Townsend has a hiil which would entirely change the system under which federal aid would he extended This Townsend hill already has received np ..roval o ftho committee, the only oppo 11imi l»elng voiced by Senators Me Kellar of Tennessee and Tleflin of Alabama, both Democrats. The radical difference between the Dowell and Townsend hills, both of which, under agreement from Senator Townsend, will be reported out at the -ame time. Is htat the former merely undertakes a slight modification of the present systeh. whereas the Townsend bill would work a radical change Un de’ the latter a federal highway com LET US FIT YOU IN Blue Buckle Overalls The Price is Only i $1.00 | Per Pair iMBMB—i—i —— ,n mmtwmimn » Hitt Dry Goods Co. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiimimiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiniM mission, composed of five members, each on n snlary of $10,000 a year, would have exclusive power to desig mite the highways in each state to re ceive federal aid Friends of the Dow el! bill have contended that the Town send plan would mean construction of automobile boulevards for trans-con tnental tourists but afford little relief to the farmers.—Arknnsns Democrat WANT NEW INDUSTRY. Texarkana, July 12.—E. M Glea son, traffic manager for the Texarka na Freight Bureau is negotiating with eastern capitalists for the establish ment of a smelter and rolling mill at Texarkana. He announced today that the outlook is encouraging, and he feels certain such an industry will be estab 1 slu'd here soon. The iron ore field of Cass county. (Tex ) is only 20 miles from Texar kana and only a little way from the main line of the Texas and Pacific railroad, so that the ore could easily he shipped here at small expense. The superior advantages possessed by Tex arkana as a shipping point, the abund andnnt raw material at hand and the low freight rates are snld to appeal to manufacturing interests. Mr Glea son says. -o LUMBERMEN TO ASK IJWVER RATES. Memphis, Tenn., July 12.—Lumber men from virtually every hardwood producing state in the South met here today in conference with directors of the Southern Hardwood Traffic Asso ciation, to perfect plans for an appeal to the Interstate Commerce Commis sinner for a downward revision of freight rates on low grade lumber. Under existing rates, the lumbermen • ssert, it i,s difficult to market the lower grades of hardwood timber. -o SERIOUSLY HURT IN RUNAWAY Special to the Picayune Mrs. Bill Evaii' win lives near Sut ton was serlous’y hurt in a runaway yesterday. Mr Hnd Mrs. Evans w;rn returning from n visit to their dang i rr. Upon reaching the gate. Mr E.ans got out to open it. The horse Itecame frighten ed at some unknown cause and ran away, throwing Mrs. Evaiu fr.un Hie huggy, seriously injuring h«»r Slu was still unconscious this mo?ling elite was attended by the Dr. Me-terly wlto report her in a serious ndltion and impossible as yet to tell wi at the result will be. o ' ■ ■ ■ CROSS-STOVALL Special to the Picayune. Yesteiday Rural Cross and Miss Effle Stovall of Laneburg were united in marriage. Miss Stovall is the daughter of Bert Stovall and a very popular member of the younger set. Mr. Cross is one of the promising young men if his community and we bespeak foe Hr. and Mrs. Cross a successful future. We join their many friends In wish ing them happiness and prosperity ".rough life. O' - FOR SALE—Overland 90 automobile In good running order, practically new tires all around, at a bargain. Bee EL H. Price at Picayune office. 6-37 tf Instead of once a weke, the Picay une will come to yon 6 tlmea a week. 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