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Texarkana Aldermen Have Difficult I’roMem to Solve. Texarkana. Sept. 22.—It is announc ed ti at the City Council at its next meeting, Tuesday night, will devise Ways and means for increasing the city’s revenues which, it is conoe led j ate row entirely inadequate to me i j requirements. The total income s j said to be about $20,000 a year leas 1 than tlu amount required for rimimg expenses and to pay interest an t pi in- . ciple on the outstanding indebtedness ^ Just what steps will be taken to in crease revenues is not certain. One item suggested is to b*w an occupa tion tax but it is doubtful if this wbl b? atietopied. as such a measure was overwhelmingly defeated when sub mitt.ee to t Ire voters a lit Me more than i two years ago. The total outstanding; trtd'djtfdness of flit- civ at present 's said it> l)e a little in excess of $200,000. ——-——— ..• TO HELP HEALTH DEPT. (idtormir llrough I '"•in's Proclamation for Health’ Crusade. Little Sock, Sept, 22.—(Special) — The governor has issued a proclama tion calling upon all mayors, chamber of commerce, school directors and all public spirited citizens to co-operate with every teacher in placing the Modern Health Crusade in the schools of the state, and to urge upon (the teachers the paramount impoitance ot this .work to the welfare of the people lie calls attention to the fact that “tu berculosis constitutes an especial men ace to children, and is sapping the vit ality of the rising generation and has been grea'ly increased throughout the world by the horrors of war."_ e:t V v. a'-rants have been at par the past two years, and it is hoped means may be found to keep them so. You Are invited to lY^afce C t? Sfo.t > 1r neachuaDus f. While in TEXARKANA. >* K. V. BEASJ EY MtUC tO. i 11! East Broad Street. <* Pianos Player Pianos Victr »Ias Everything In Made •*; Write for catalog i*-!■•i'->a- *s* v 'i-' K-* •> * •" i . , •. ;*> ~asas-T-tf-i ; .««o * i wi i , '** *■' *&* ’I*". -H-£ A Xi U After October First aii * ice will be strictly cash, i Please do not ask for credit as we have to pay cash for our ice. W. H. ALEXANDER -*!• ] •«£»• ‘ | -«f*'(-«J*- ] ] -*v | -rfv [ ; WHEN you have a bilious attack your liver fails to perform its functions. You become con stipated. The food you eat ferments in your stomach instead of digesting. This inflames the stomach and causes nausea, vomiting and a terrible headache. Take Chamber lain’s Tablets. They will tone up your liver, clean out your stomach and you will soon be as well as ever. There is nothing better. Ill i ! SOME FIGURES ON THE COST OF LIVING The Average Annual Expense Is #511 for the Family in the railed States. Washington, Sept. 22. Charlotte, i X. ('., had the highest and Savannah, | Go., the lowest average cost of food per year for white families with in comes from #1,200 to $1,500 in the Southern cities, according to an analy sis of food budgets gathered by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the cost of living survey of just made public by the Department of Labor. Ninety-one cities in various parts of the country were listed. The average annual expenditure for . food by all families in all the cities i listed was $511, white Fall River, Mass, stood at the top with $624. The South ern cities included: Charlotte $565: Dallas, Tex.. $552; New Orleans, $539; ! Houston, Tex., $539; Corsicana, Tex., |#533; Atlanta, Ga., $525; Little Rock, I Ark., $523; Memphis $4S7; and Sav | annah $427. I The bureau points out there is a i weakness in the comparison in that the lamilies concerned differed some what in income and greatly in size. In Charlotte the families averaged 3.75 equivalent adult males per family, while in Savannah the average is 2.88 ---o A m il C I S STARVATION Loss of Wife Causes Texarkana Man to Attempt Starvation. Texarkana, Sept. 23.—Relatives and friends of Jacob H. Diggers, a resi dent ot Texarkana, the past 40 years, ere greatly excited over his attempt, at "starvation^’ Shortly after the death of his wife, whom lie wafc great 1> devoted, lie took o his bed. apparently in good health, and ceased to eat and drink. Physicians said his condition was due to grief over the death of his | \v e . and urged that he lie given food lid water. For the past in days he has refused all food and waier and physicians summoned today declared his condi tion critical from lack of nourish ment. lie declares his desire to die that a. u iy join his wife in the other world Mr and Mrs. Riggers were married at Altoona, Pa., aid ca.tne here to live when young and have always been do. ot ed to each ot her. -o ICMP A! t: \ V If K HEAlfll I Scathem M.-pre mntnfives Request i ars io Haul S:>:mI ami Cravel. Washington, Sept. 22.- Road build in": officd; is representing Southern u - lol ’ Cm Railroad Administra ii.,.1 t• (•>;.! the shortage of freight <•..rs in which : ravel sand and other road-making mmerials can he moved is j threatening 1 < * hold up ell oft 'heir ik. ■ hr.iugh K. C. Niles, as- | i«t-i 'hoet of traffic, they wet o I . i . . ; f immedi .! e a't n - | proi ■ ;od their requirements " • iinr.it gh; r. stole engineer o>' f;; ii.luiuia. 1 chairman of the coni-] nit ’. v w! T chuV d <’. (!. Wicklim1 I 5 ■ • f*t''•;Tex'i ii :<] Coort'o j 1 <],* :11 Meiiiphi. Chamber nf ! ■ a ; cl; <q ( r< ! as coimt close lot i ni’iig our urogram to pieces,” Mr ! (hi'miiiaham aid after the conference, j "but we wer. given assurance <>:' every ! possible co-naerrtion in straightening j 'the situation out. The rolling stock chiefly needl'd is the open dump car, to transport, material over short hauls.” A NT!-DIPPERS FINED I he Farmers Fomieted in Texarkana For Violating Cattle Law. Texarkana,, Sept. 23. Five farmers, two white and three negroes, were fin ed in the Arkansas Municipal Court in sums varying from $17 to $8o, iimlud- i ing costs, following convictions on | charges of failure to dip their cattle, this morning.^U1 live east of Texur- ! kanu, in a locality where the dipping law is more popular than in some oth er sections of the county. ( OST OF H lit TO I . S. I 10,102 Mead and 20.1,690 Wounded, t! Is Fslimutrd. Washington, Sept. 23. The cost of the war to tlie United States in man power is now estimated officially 116,-' ,492 dead and 206,690 wounded, a total of 322,182. . l_ Just received a bunch of > new Caps for the Bojs and Young Men. Just the thing a!l the boys are wanting. Good Dressing Men Will Wear Only Silk Socks There is something about Silk Socks that adds the last touch to a weil groomed appearance--and there is no reason why every man cannot have an amply supply when they can be bought for such iitile prices as ours. Pure Thread S?!k Socks, Silk Plaited Seeks, Fiber Silk Socks, and Fine i isle Thread Socks all are here in such a bountiful assortment that every man can find just what he wants. An Unusual Offering of Men’s Fine Shoes In a varied assort mint of desirable models (including both narrow and medium tee effects); offering a choice tf calfskin in cordovan brown, mahogany ten; or black gurmetah seme of kidskin. 'low ! fc r J f~~is S, 'O a i V ■ i ' .-• < arts for It Will Fay You To Read This $2.50 and $100 are good prices at ary tin e for ra-!y good shirts, but this season it seems almost incredible. Moreover these new shirts are cut on the splendid patterns, full and accurately. $T:td hem 14 to 17 inclusive. weghgee style, five pearl biffon>, soft cuffs. Colored madras, while grounds, stripes in larcLttr, hieck or blue, soft or laundered cuffs and separate co?!rr to match. Just su h men’s shirts are practical business shirts and yet modish enough to wear informally in the afternoon at most clubs. Real Silk Ties at the Price of the Inferior Sort It’s mighty hard these times to get an all silk tie for as low as 75c but we ’ have accomplished the almost impossible 1 with the group of neckwear we offer for 75c. They are all silk -every thread -made up in the most popular 1 NECKWEAR styles, and are shown in a broad range of handsome light and dark colorings and designs—if you really want De Luxe Neckwear buy this at 75c LINDSAY BROS “The Right Place” " Ashdown, Ark.