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Holsum Horse and Mule Feed, 100 lb sack_$1.75 Holsum Cattle Feed, 100 lb sack_$1.75 Diamond Dairy Feed, 100 lb sack_$2.15 Polo Hen Scratch Feed, 100 lb sack_$2.75 Polo Little Chick Feed, 50 lb sack_$1.65 Crushed Oyster Shells, 100 It) sack_$1.40 Pure Wheat Shorts, 100 lb sack_$2.00 Pure Wheat Bran, 100 lb sack_$1.75 Cotton Seed Meal, 100 lb sack_$2.60 Cotton Seed Hulls, 100 lb sack_$1.00 Alfalfa Hay, per bale-$1.15 Red Rust Proof Seed Oats, per bushel_ 80c Early Burt Seed Oats, per bushel_ 85c Radish Barrels, each_ 75c OZAN MERCANTILE CO. Prescott, Ark ADDITIONAL ; WATERWAY President and Cabinet Favor ) Another Isthmian Canal —Traffic Shows Increase Washington, February 0.—President j Harding's administration favors ap plication of the profits accruing from operation of the Panama canal to the const ruction of a new inter-oceanic waterway, it was said today by a ( White House spokseraan. The question was discussed by the cabinet, and al-, though no definite project lias been i outlined, the cabinet talk was de scribed as “extremely interesting.” impetus was given to the discussion by Secretary Weeks’ explanation of the striking increase in traffic through the canal lust month, when the records show a HO per cent greater movement than a year ago. Canal tolls collect ions have mounted, the cabinet was told, until there is a steadily increas ing monthly balance above cost of op eration. Presumably it was this fact which brought out the administra tion’s desire that canal profits go to ward construction of a new canal. The outstanding feature as to the increasing canal traffic, it was said, was the growth of inter-coastal busi ness. Administration officials have seen concrete evidence recently of probable further growth of this busi ness. Within the last few days Secre tary Weeks has meen approached by interests seeking to buy two army transports for conversion into refrig erator ships to carry Pacific coast fruits to Pastern markets. He was told that it has not been possible to obtain a sufficient number of suitable vessels from the Shipping Hoard. Nicaraguan Route Favored Such comment as was available in cabinet circlse favored the Nicaraguan ciuoi' route, if a new canal project is to be undertaken. The least costly Our Are priceless; are our principal means ol making a living for ourselves and families; are the source ot the most enjoyable of the live senses—“seeing. These three statements are facts which can not be disputed. . ... , We often wonder why so many people will put off the wearing ofglasses as long as possible; even go ing so far as to curtail their reading and sewing.^ Glasses are not expensive, even the ‘ Tories. Glasses are not the sign of a physical disability. Glasses are a sign of education and intelligence. Now you people who know you should, why don t you wear glasses? Get them here at special prices for 10 days. $2.50, $3.00, $3.50, $4.00, $5.00 ! method of increasing the traffic capa city from ocean to ocean, it was said at the War Department, would lx* to ! double lock facilities of the Panama canal, but it was added that both from a military point of view as to defensi bilit.v and because it would shorten the | trip from coast to coast by some five days, the Nicaraguan route appears most desirable. In Nicaraguan circles here it was | said nothing definite as to a new canal project had been heard. It was added, however, that canal rights already granted to the United States are valid, and that the conflicting interests of Uosta Uica as to the San Juan river, along the route, and Fonseca bay, al ready have been worked out in nego tiations between Nicaragua and Costa Uica. It appears possible that the Central American conference, which will hold its final session here tomorrow, when the treaties and agreements arrived at are expected to lie made public, has given some consideration to the Cen tral American canal route question. Pending publication of the treaties and their formal ratification at to morrows plenary session, however, ad ministration officials refused to make any comment in this connection. ■n MAY EXTEND COTTON BELT Agricultural Leaders From all Over South Confer—Say Wide Region Can Grow Staple Memphis, Tenn , Feb. 0.—Possibility of extending cotton production west ward and northward, declarations that a wider economic system is imperative if the South is to he the homeland of a happy and contended people, and the warning that within the past few years the great cities have drained flu rural South of 750,000 population, were among the outstanding points brought out today before the triple meeting of Southern agriculturists, educators and extension workers here. Among the princ'pal speakers at to day's session were \V. 1). Hunter of the Bureau of Entomology, Depart ment of Agriculture: Dr. Bradford Knapp, dean of the Agricultural Col lege of the University of Arkansas, and <’. A. Mooers of Knoxville, Tenn , president of the Southern Agricultural Workers' Assoeial:on. “Cotton production could he extend ed westward and northward to the ex tent of increasing the acreage 4“ per cent and the production to lla per cent of that now produced in the cottai holt.” Mr. Hunter said in his address. Possible to Extend Belt i "It is possible under el i mu tie con ditions and temperatures to grow cot ton 150 to 1?<M1 miles further north at some points than is now readied, tak ing in parts of Kentucky and extend ing :i' far o:th as Mary’aed, tut west of the Mississippi river the limit of cotton production could he extended much beyond its present limit." In Texas, Mr. Hunter said, the cot ton belt could no' go beyond Mi region of the 20 inches rainfall, hut in Cali fornia and Arizona under irrigation the acreage ecu'd he consul' ably in creased. (ienerally speaking, he would not recommend cotton growing where the average summer temperature is lower than 7S and the rainfall less than 20 indies. The new territory in which cotton could la* grown. Mr. Hunter said, would product* more cotton per acre than tin* average of the cotton licit, therefore the 12 per cent increase in acreage might easily increase the crop production 05 per cent. Dean Knapp is Speaker Dean Knapp, in his address deliver ed tonight. presented specific con* • derations in determining a farm pro gram for tin* cotton grower. "There arc two tilings necessary for profit in farming.” he said. "One is economic production and the other is economic marketing. We need to continue to work on both ends of the business.” Vltimately the South will have to come to tin* consideration of soil fer tility, yield per ucre, andu wider eco THE WORLD HASN’T GROWN UP YET There are pessimists who assert that the world has reached the peak of its development. Yet within a few short years we have seen the invention of the electric light, the automobile, the motion picture, the airplane and the radio give birth to gigantic new industries. The world is still developming—but its new opportunities are for those who through thrift have prepared themselves to take ad vantage of them. Are you saving for the opportunities which coming years will offer? We pay 4 per cent on savings. BANK OF PRESCOTT -—A Prescott, Arkansas <r^/his 73ank is Under . / STATE SUPERVISION noniic system, Dean Knapp said, oth erwise tlie people will have to continue without the income to satisfy them. -o LOCAL BOY APPOINTED SGT., OF lT. OF A. RESERVE CORPS Fayetteville, Ark., Feb. 7.—John W. Daniel of Prescott is one of the newly appointed active sergeants of the Cm versity of Arkansas Reserve Officers’ Training Corps here. Appointments of the cadet officers have just been mude by Captain K. M. Ilelpins, Command ant. t The Cniversity battalion includes four companies of infantry, a band, a color guard, and special detachments consisting of a machine gun unit, a 117 field piece unit, and a Stokes mortar unit. The entire staff of officers, with the exception of the regular army officers who are in charge of the- work at the command of the War Depart ment is made up of young men in the Cniversity. The R. O. T. C. of course is entirely equipped by the War De partment. Sixteen active sergeants were ap pointed for service in the battalion. They will be assigned to company or special detachment posts. -o Sheriff John I). Parker and Deputy Albert Met lough left Tuesday for the lower part of the county, and login ning at Hatley’s Store, will make a canvas of the entire county, collecting taxes. They will he accompanied on their rounds by Mr. Charles Orrick, who will collect delinquent subscrip tions for the Nevada County Picayune and solicit new subscriptions. Any courtesies shown Mr. Orrick will be appreciated by the managers of the Picayune. -o FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN— Chalmers 7 passenger car. Krescent Store. It 666 quickly relieves Colds and LaGrippe, Constipation, Bili ousness and Headaches. The Best Bread in Town IS MADE FPOM THE BEST FLOUR IN TOWN! WE SELL THE FLOUR When you want the BEST in Groceries and other Foodstuffs please remember that we have them, too—on a par with the high quality of our flour. Be good to your stomach and it will be good to you. NELSON GROCERY ROY NELSON, Prop. Phone No. 374 Prescott, Ark.