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Merchandise Are always found in our stocks and prices | are the best to be had. We are selling— jg Pin Check Pants_$1.50 to $1.75 Khaki Pants_$1.50 to $2.00 Khaki Knickers Pants-$5.00 Palm Beach Pants__$4.50 to $5.00 Full line of Straw Hats and light weight Felt Hats for summer wear. Price $1.25 to $5.00 0ZAN MERCANTILE CO. Prescott, Ark. RESCOTT TO BE ADVERTISED Committee Appointed by Chamber of Commerce Had No Trouble Raising Necessary Funds. Tin* committee composed of .1 M. Stripling ami H J. Wilson appointed by the f'hamber of ('munuTi'i* to solicit funds to advertise Prescott’s advan tages during the development of Ne vada's oil field, reported enough money had been secured to give the advertis ing proposal a months trial. Dan Pittman, reporting for the special committee sent to St. Louis to interview officials of the Missouri Pacific railway, stated they had been assured that a new schedule would goon go into effect, and that if i* were foiiml inadvisable to have the Sunshine Special stop at Prescott, it would no longer stop at Hope. The executive committee reported negotiations were pending. which would insure a canning factory for Prescott this summer. A committee was appointed to act with women's organizations of the city to secure a suitable building for a women's rest room. A committee was also appointed to act with the Park commissioners in securing a camp site for auto tourists. The Cemetery Association was voted the privilege of feeding the Little Kook Hoard of Trade on the occasion of their visit to Prescott next month. -o HANKS WILL CLOSE The Bank of Prescott and the First State Bank will he closed all day Wed nesday. May .‘50. a legal holiday. Bank of Prescott. First State Bank. You Can Ring Her OWith these if they come from Nelson’s, the Jeweler. ENGAGEMENT KING Young man, this is the store to buy your engage ment ring and wedding ring. We have a large stock to select from, 14 and 18 karet gold. You do not buy but one wedding ring in a life time, and it should be the best. This store affords the best. Prices right, $3.50 to $12.50. WEI>1>ING KING NEW WELLS SPUDDED IN Steel & Sandlin No. 1 is Good Producer — Decline in Sale of Leases During Week. The feature of operations in the Nevada county field the past week was the spudding in of four tests and the action of the Smitherman & McDonald well in section 10-14-21. 4(M> feet due north of Wannack No. 1. which is flowing oil at an estimated rate of ">00 barrels per day with no water show ing. The oil is of the same character as that of the other producers, being a heavy, black lubricating oil. The following tests were spudded in Mast week: Dixie Oil Company, in j the southwest quarter of the nortli ! west quarter of section 10-14-21 : Smitherman «Sc McDonald No. 2. 100 ■ feet north of its No. 1 in the* same j section : Houston Oil Company, in the | northwest quarter of northwest quar ter of section .‘10 1.3-21, 2 miles north east of production on the E. W. drove tract: Pamigcr Oil and Refining Com pany No. 1. on the \Y. A. ],. Water* tract, in the southeast quarter of northeast quarter of section 4 14-21. and the Suckle Wissman No. 1. in sec tion 1-10-23, six miles north of Pres cott. in which surface casing was set at It to feet last Friday. Steel & Sandlin set surface casing tit 130 feet in its No. 2 in the north west corner of the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section Pi ll 22 and is awaiting the arm .1 of other casing before resuming opera turns. Amt'S & Zingg placed its discovery well in section 11-14-21 on the pump early last week and is furnishing fmd oil to other drillers in the field. This well is producing SOo barrels a i.aj from the pump and the owners say this is not more than half capacity. This company is making arrangements to spud in its No. in tin* northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section ln-14-21 next week. Driller Lyke Watkins, who brought in the dis tevery well for this company last fall, will have charge of operations at its next test. Warmack No. 1. brought in by Steel & Sandlin, after flowing by heads sev eral weeks, has sanded over and every day or two blows in by heads 00 feet high. Machinery lias been removed from the well and no effort will be made to clean it of sand until better | facilities are had for handling the pro duction. At the Woodley test, in 4-14-22. on the Munn tract, in section 4 14-22. one and one half miles east of llodcaw. trouble is being had with tools in the well and drilling practically has ceased at a depth of l.t'oO feet. Trafficking on the Presentt curb throughout the week has bt*en confined principally to deals in royalty. Heavy rains the last few days, which caused considerable damage to roads and bridges throughout Nevada and ad joining counties, has kept the usual large number of scouts out of the Held. Much interest is being shown in the well that ,1. W. Wilson of Little Rock has started. This test is located about three miles northwest of the Wormaek No. 1 of Steele & Sandlin. Wilson refused $7o an acre for a 40 acre tract less than one half mile from his drilling well. -o CARD OF TH \NKS We take this method of thanking our friends of this and surrounding communities for the kindness shown us during the*illncss ami death of our daughter and sister, Mrs Ola Wilson. And also thank you for the nice boxes ami beautiful flowers brought before and after her death. And last, but not least, we thank Mrs. Mary Forrester, "the good Samaritan,” as our precious one called her, for the many good deeds shown. Mother, father, sisters, brothers and grandmother. A BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF THE MONTH Can you, at the end of the month, glance back and tell just how much money you have received—how m ich you have spent and where it went—how you stand financially as com pared with a month ago? A check book will tell you all these things instantly, and vonr monthly statement from the bank is a safeguard against errors in book keeping. Let us explain in detail how a Checking Account at the Rank of Prescott will help you “check up” each month. BANK OF PRESCOTT Prescott, Arkansas DOSS PHILLIPS KILLED 15V SAM SHACKLEFORD J. Doss Phillips of Glenville, was shot ami killed Monday morning about s o'clock. by Sain Shackleford, also *>f Glenville. Shackleford was arrested by Sheriff Parker soon after the shooting and is now in jail here. He refused to make a statement of the affair, and so far its can be learned, there was no eye witness. Coroner Itiee held an inquest over the remains, and tlie verdict of the jury was as follows: "We the jury find that .1. Doss Phillips came to his death from a gunshot wound.” The deceased was survived by his wife and one daughter, and many other relatives of Nevada county. He operated a store at Glenville, and was postmaster there. -o The Picayune is only $1.00 per year. KQlIRE JOHN U SHERS DIED LAST SUNDAY Squire John B'Sliers, age 02, died at the Old Soldiers' Home in Little Iiook last Sunday. The remains were brought to Pres cott Monday and interred in De Ann cemetery. Ilev. Tlieo F. Hall, pastor of the Christian church, conducted services at the church, and the local lodge of Masons, of which deceased had long been a member, had charge of the burial services. Squire IVShers was one of the early pioneers of Prescott, and was our old est citizen. He had been a justice of the peace for many years until age forced his retirement about a year ago, when he went to Little Rock to live with his son, 1 »r. II. L. IVShers, who has charge of the Old Soldiers Home. -o The Picayune is owiy $1.00 per year. A FULL STOMACH DOES NOT ALWAYS MEAN A SATIS FYING MEAL Overloading your stomach with “cheap’' food injures your health. Eating a moderate amount of pure food is bene fieal to health. It is even necessary. It is vital. This store depends upon the quality of its food stuffs to hold its customers, and they STICK WITH US. Since others have done so well, why not try us yourself? Get more Strength from less Food. NELSON GROCERY ROY NELSON, Prop. Phone No. 374 Prescott, Ark.