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l«*l TON
Si- - •,!>.. > pe < pie ■ '( surprise1
a J -h’.H • Fr day m >rr • g of last
\ f ^ wh- ’ •’ >k tr annoy- «.-• i that Mr*.
Beatrice B at n. w.f* -f « h i>. B<>u
tor. Jr., ha i passed away at eight
oV: -ok at the Bouton home a short
tai, .- utheast f town, the result of
typhcid and pneumonia. It was
known that she was il'. but the fact
rj- not generally known that her con
dition was serious She *ame down
kford. III., where' she was
teaching in the high school. to spend
the Easter vacation witii her husband
after which she expected to complete
her sch 1 wor n Rockford an i re
turn to Springdale in June and she
and Mr. Bouton were planning to go
to h usekeeping. the latter having
leased his father's fruit farm. Mrs.
Bouton discovered she had fever be
fore arriving it; Spring ia!e, probably
from the effects of an attack of flu'
last November, and efforts to check
it failed. She began sinking Thurs
day evening about six o'clock, and was
delirious m st of the time until the1
Funeral services were held at Cen-j
tral Presbyterian Chur. Sunday af
ternoon at .'» o’clock, cor.-iuctc i by Rev.
A. L. Cline of Siloam Springs, andi
I*r. R. T. Phillips, of Springdale Rev
Cline was formerly pastor of the M
E. Church. South, of this place, of
u livh uvts ’fiomKpr an.J
the t» i were warm personal friends.
The flower? v. :. man> and beauti
ful, coming fr-m frie:.-is in Spring
del- ' : e’.?- " • t 1* . ere r,< t r: ■ re
beautiful than the fate that rested so
peacefully among them. Interment
was in Bluff Cemetery
Beatrice t • V. was bom at
Waynes!--re. S uth < ar lira. Febru
ary 4. 1896. being the eldest child of
C. S. and Elizabeth O’neal. The
family m< ved to Oklahoma in 19*19.
and in 1912 deceased graduated from
the high school of Oklahoma City,
remaining to c mplete the course af
ter the far./.v . ante t • Springdale
She enter', 1 tht University of Ark
ansas. graduating at the age of 19
w;th the rlas* of 191'. She was an
exceptional student, making remark
able progress with her studies, and
was • • of the youngest -tudents ever
graduating from the University.
Sht taught n Texarkana high school
in 191" 1' and in Galloway College,
Searcy. :r 1916-17. Ii 1917-18 she
took post graduate work in Univer
sity of Chicago, receiving her mas
ter's degree in July. She taught in
the high sch •>! at Hinsdale, 111., in
:h* fa'! of 1 *.»i-. re«igr ng t< accept
a |hi»;th •’ ,.f Spanish ar,«i French in
Knkf' fii High School. 1 r one of
if her ace she was remarkably suc
cessful as a teacher
December J4. liHT, deceased W IS
.. ; ract t Lieut, t has. S.
Bouts r., Jr., at .Alexandria, La., the
latter being stationed at tamp Beau
recar.i at the time. She returned
to Ch.cago in January to resume her
work in University of Uhieaco. while
the young husband went overseas, re
turning a few months ago and was
iooking forward with high hopes to
the time when the two should be re
united in their own home.
Some two or three years ago the
O'neal family moved t> Pierre, S.
Dak . and besides her parents deceased
is survived by three brothers, Grover,
Wade and Eldridge, and one sister,
Bemjce. The first named are in the
army. Grover in England and W ade
.n the Philippines As soon as Mrs.
Bouton's critical condition was known
the family was notifies, but Mrs.
O'neal was the only one able to come,
and she did not arrive until Sunday
noon, after her daughter s death.
Deceased was » young woman of
strong and lovable character. Her
so, eel face carried sunshine when
ever she went. Kind, gentle and
courteous to all, ;t was upon the mem
bers of her own household that she
lavished all the sweet earnestness and
careful culture of her mind and na
ture. Strong and potent was the in
fluence of this loving heart which
gave if its gifts si generously. The
ota, ota question present.' itseii attain,
why should so precious, so useful a
life be taken? It will never be an
swered till the mortal vision be rent
: y immortality and we see face to
Appreciation From Kockford.
Concerning the death of Mrs. Bou
ton, the Rockford Register-Gazette
Rockford high school teachers and
pupils are shocked by the passing, of
Mrs. Bouton, who was one of the
best liked members of the faculty.
Of exquisite refinement, happy dispo
sition and alert mind, her presence
was always welcomed and her circle
of friends grew rapidly. ft he v. >
an earnest teacher. splendidly
equipped for her profession, and am
bitious to succeed. She overcame
many difficulties to obtain an edu
At a V tore Loan Meeting at Har
rr n Sunday, Harm m township sold
half of their quota of bonds and
pledged themselves to finish the job.
< HRIST1 ( HI K< '!
> II, a' S, h : Id a. m
R« .. \S .11 V Piper will preach »*
11 a. m. This will he the last ser
m<>n he u 11 preach f<*r us and every
one should he present.
Every member urged to be present
as we will have a conference meeting
at 10:30. There are matters of im
portance to be discussed.
Accompanied by their son. Roy.
and Mrs. Jove Liehlyter. Mr. and Mr
(’has. H. Hewitt left Saturday even
ing for St. Louis to secure treatment
for Mr. Hewitt, whose condition re
cently had grown worse. If no bene
*' t is - t oured in St. Louis it is planned
to go on to Rochester, Minn. Worn
from the party reports that Mr. Hew
it: stood the trip to St. Louis in good
Dr. T H. Slaughter, son of Mr
S H Slaughter of Springdale, ar
r'ved Sunday morning, having h<
granted his final discharge at Camp
F ir.ston. Dr Slaughter was locate
• Miami, Arizona, practicing nn- i
e w • ••!. the United States ent<.
the war, and enlisted as a member of
Base Hospital 21. made up of former
students of the medical department o:
W ■t>h'f.gtor. Universit'.' St. Louis
He V\ ■ *.s probably ho first Springdale
mar. to reach France after war had
boon declared. He spent eighteen
months over there, a considerable por
tion of the time being up near the
front line-. While the fighting a -
going on and here was something do
ing he was very well satisfied, but
aft-r the signing of the armistice the
men had he hardest work encountered
while overseas—doing nohting. Like
many other returning soldiers. Dr
Slaughter ha> a higher opinion of the
French than the British. He say.'
- ■ n after they first reached Kurope
numerous British officers informed
them that the war was over and that
America had waited too long. The
attitude of the French soldiers wa~
quite different. They gave the
American boys the glad hand, and
never admitted they expected to d<
anything else hut whip the Germans
Members of Base Hospital J1 landed
in this country on Faster day. and
participated in the parade in St. Louis
last week. Dr. Slaughter will visit
his two sisters in Litle Rock, after
which he will probably return to his
former practice at Miami, Arizona
• L sco '
* Chain
Springdale Garage
Springdale^ Ark.
A Good Tire Year
You have doubtless noti-jec
the growing preponderant c
United States Tires.
Every one is asking ?Tr t,u
of known value and prove,
depeudabil ty.
And tha is precisely what
United Stares Tires represent
in the minus of motorists here
and everywhere.
The idea back of United
States Tires —to build good
tires — the best tires that can
be built, is appealing to rapidly
growing numbers.
We can provide you with
United States Tires to meet—
and meet exactly— your indi
vidual needs.
United States Tires
are Good Tires
Prairie Grove Garatje
Prairie Groye, Ark.
Alt' in s / r j'ti Captured
Hun Guns for Workers
j. -v i • |. h. ' v [.nan worker
I •
vf]' b- _ ■ »»n nu d/il rin»ip from ran
no; .a ;r« -1j hv Amfi^an soldier?
from rm any in the war ■ at ha?
j,,<. v^en won—all bn- finishing the
; n. 510 m^daly both sides of which
are shown n tfip accompanying illu*
tratlons, are mad- of the highest
grade of steel, and are splendid sped
mens of ar’. and the possessor will
has a handsome token of his coun
try's acknowiedgmen’ for service ren
dered The awarding of the medals
will not be made until 'he close of the
A a ipply of blank certificates will
be sent to each county chairman so
that he ■ an issue a certificate to each
Victory L:bert> Loan worker entitled
to receive a rn*-(ia! The names are to
be sent in 'o headquarters on proper
blanks by the toua'y chairman so that
medals can be sent 'o each worker to
whom ’he cerMfl'ates have been is
sued These <er*; flea*es and blanks
will be sent county chairmen wl'hin
a few days
The following details of ’he Victory
Liberty Loan will be found convenient
by 'hose requiring a ready reference:
Araoun1 of loan $4,5oo,O0A.0OO
Maturity of loan. May 2'V 192''
Redeemable a- option • ' I,tied
States, June ’g or Deoemv 15. 192?
Date of Notes. May 2A. 1919
Ra'e of in’eres’, p- • en’
Fir-t Interest date D- -mber If,
Regular intere - periods, June 15 and
Depmber 15
Denomination of Bonds
Coupon or registered bonds will he
issued in denominations of $60, $100,
$500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 Reg
istered bonds will also be issued in
denominations of $5a a-o and $100,000
Initial Payment -10 per re:” bv ’he
sub- riber »o his ban t wit;-, his appli
cation on or before May 10
Installment Payments—-July 15, 10
per cent. August 12, 20 per 'rn' p
temher (j 20 per cent Oc'obe ; 20
p<-r cert- November 11. 20 per rn»
icj.,ur-u •« in mu win o“ snowed
"'I'h application when the a-: mt of
not.-a applied for doe? not ex- • .-d $! ),
Payment on subscriptions made >n
the government ins-alimen' can
be completed on any installment date
with accrued interest, bti* no com
pletion of su<’h pavmenr* can he made
*xc«pr on inst illment da'-’s
+ -'e + *> + +•;••{* 4. -> <J - a
appeal prom our peace
To ti.e Am> r:ean People
-V. * iv e ;id th*■ opportunity
here m Prance to see and r»aliz •
oe magnitude of 'he acrompi -h
•‘■'• •s of our country in this Aar
»n! 'he magnif.-ent spirit ■ h
which this grea* task hn b* -n
carried through to a ri'tmphant
j S S U'1 ,
Aha' has been don- and what
rema'ns to be done b ; - nort al
■ond. ions are restored demand
y- Jr con'inued and un 'ed sup
p.,-- with 'he same pirit of self
sacrifice and of determination as
tha- which was man’fested by
'he naMon while the Merman
armies faced our men at the
Va*ne and !n the Champagne, at
Mihie; and in rh» Argonne
" ** rnu'- n-it relax our efforts
un' every - 'd:-r of 'he republic
'“ -."d-d r, -he soil of America
■ o fir.-sr ■ - irighly rask 1 m
'tie government of
■-•v'e. a great flnan
! * e \ *ory Liberty
e :» - -h.-uid fail
‘ ; '■ *■ ‘bat the na'ion
: e '* a ■ i*s task un
“ • ’ ’h‘ d' al- for which






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nil Oil Kl< W MEAD \|u
( M I IM. YMt .
? rt f then* he at Bathevillo an i
- nif at F -mcs. Others at <'antignv
and < hateau-Thierry. In the \r
g nr:e \V *od, ir the depths of the
itter.'i, blasted burned and twist
ed forest, on the hill slopes and in
the ravines that were pounded by the
nun? of Metz and soaked with the
- •arintr gas from Hun shells, there
are 17,000 American dead.
There are other graves in the Ver
dun country and at Buzancy. Still
.•thers up toward the North Sea sand
dunes, in the fields of the Flanders
And all along many a weary mile
of the seared Zigzagging trenches
that a short year ago were ablaze
with gun-fire; there are more and
more Americans, resting in the soil of
From every grave where an Amer
ican uniform is the shroud of a sol
dier comes the far call of the dead
It is an insistent call that should
be finding an echo in every American
heart. It ? a summons to American
honor and American loyalty, that
hould reach every man who stayed
at home.
White crosses mark these grav.-s
scooped out ir. the soil of France.
Trey are new graves, pathetically
nev . This time last year tens ot
thousands of these Americans who
have given the last full measure of
devotion were living men, with the
hopes and aspirations of the average
American. Most of these graves
were filled in September. October an i
November of last year.
And because these men died then.
breaking' through the Hun lines, shat
to ring the kaiser's armies, there was
a quick peace. We are not fighting
on this year because these men fought
so gallantly then.
Every one of these men died for
America. They knew that they were
going where death was a playmate
There was no illusion about the sort
of a struggle they were facing. They
went into the sort of war that modern
centuries have made, a war of machine
guns and poison gas. of death lurk
ing in the sky. n the air. underground,
all about them.
We made a contract with these men.
A solemn pledge. When they went
into the serv.ee we pledged them that
w< would stand behand them, fully
and loyalh When they went ove
seas this w .s surely m their minds.
In the days of the fighting we
m. r.tained that the America: front
ha i a depth that extended all the
ay from the front line trenches.
a,r...-s the Atlanta Ocean, across all
of America to the Pacific Coast We
1: that way about it then, with very
tev. veptions. Had the war con
tinued we would have understood far
better just what backing the fight. ..
men meant.
The men who crossed had every
reason to believe that all of us here.
■ uld do our oart- Not so lone i
ae were warmed with patriotism 01
chilled with fear, but to the end r ■<
matter what that end might be. Not
1 nia: in th* American army, no1 a
'"idler of all the dead who are stay
;nu h ra--.ee while the.r comrades come
ome but what would have fought ar.\
om who so much as intimated to hm
that there would ever come a day
"her. American people would he eare
h" and indifferent as to the war and
the men who are fighting their ie.:t
And we all like to feel. that, as
these men went to their deaths, as
they trod their fiethsemanes in far-off
r;-! ■ th< ;. went with thi fee! 1 ms
th.at back of them were all the mil
ho,.. Of America, .ill it- wealth, all
it^ population, all the terrible strength
of a piant nation.
Not one of them had been {riven
any reason to doubt that America
would "finish the .lob” that had been
undertaken. They all felt that it
uotii i be completed in pood time ami
completed right.
Surely no man of them all ever vis
iom 1 that there might come a time
whor an America at peace would be
leu ward and uncertain about com
pletim the work that had been laid
out for us. Certainly no one of all
’he American army dreamed that
there would come a day when peace
had arrived, when the armies were
coming home and the old ways and the
old days were beginning to come back
—that you and 1 would not do our
full share
, :,ur ',ut>»•« ^
>” b'*»k ;
< ani ,t a,-fwi 1
fututv of Am„ic,‘! ’ ' “
"f "“"I .M ,‘X ^
<>ur countrv • '-.cd r,
earth. , ZCrT the '
last of the war ■ Tn 11 Cities.
berty Loan. Vv ,
f°uld they know that
“i' -r lives. The •>. ‘ ir*? J
support the Loan, whor^f '**
up the thmtrs these U3*3t0’*
that man ,s a ZZ ** foa‘4
loUl1 talks of lovaTtv"^ rtSef*
0Tj^ rT’‘a,le in the davs"^
l ne.-e Hphh • UI lyy
^ \t lap tie toVl"*? '1
£ h >me The> thought^
their countrv, their i ’
*•«<*> mi!,s Vo"":«
!ht' ^y-at-home ou?ht
enoujrh „f it to ul *“ < *
buy bonds. He ought tTs*
'thot he i. .tin ali-.e. ^''5
1 ha™,:., "e,! hi* k«- ■:
If the dead men could R ,
r,‘ . ar‘\ ■'n't‘t’,'ans who am f.
: -ur of cri-ls; ,
It they i -uld rise fr-rr r t j
Jl,t throw their ;-J
1 ’ ' The rr.: •>
t! .t
tr.err> from yne
j lean -lacker and shirker
T h»* V !
•* ” ’ -*• ■* denounce ^v^r\-g.,
] »t. everv bend
and every slacker who is dcxfej
V r> : *>«rtj : ,
; tt is an' uirly situation for&E?ftJ

I >v^ *n Fo he placed in the »$]
tion 1 ' - ‘tit the men , J
viven their lives for him T J
him.-.-If, far • - »p imi;„ ;
; -■ ‘mm
i tnat i' up to each and evert ■>
S us- i!'- the attitude of brea^.r?
pleihred word t . jhe t« ,
| for u
Thos* call ng. T
eent- of tr.e far off dead an js-f
nuiiiii- : - • ■.. . . .. _|
ifo on forgetting the debts we -.<■•
rr -»r
I i We n ist tr ke ir A
share! We must ■ |
.- here. ' y tr : art of ar. Au»
i 1 . ■ . |
I or tv Bell.
Cirafonolas. Harmeg£
Pianos and Player M*
(i. vv. kens as. a*
Records and Needle?
in and hear thenH^
\\ v are Agents for the fan'^m ^
Place your order today. We hre*. _ ,
Hairing cars. Uncle Sam says tin y are t ' ^
in the world. He ought to kno\\\ he
i ot our e
■ ' ds < ver tltere. See demonstrat on mi
Wald roll Bor>.. ,W

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