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The Log Cabin Democrat.
DAILY EDITION yol. 14, No. 183. CONWAY. ARKANSAS, WKDNKSDAY, APRIL 1!), 1 <)2± Fifty Cents Per Montis 82 1-2 Acres 6 MILES FROM CONWAY Some good creek bottom land. .‘!0 acres in cultivation. All fenced. 4-room box house. Barn. Good well. Orchard. Everlasting stream of water across entire farm. A Phone 97. ERA OE BUILDING EVIDENT IN CITY Spring construction activities have grown so rapidly that the city is en joying what approximates a boom. Materials are being received here in carload lots and the supply is not running far ahead of the demand. A local dealer in lumber had his stock Kewpie Twin Oxfords and Slippers FOR CHILDREN Brown Calf and Black Kid Oxfords. Black Kid Strap Slippers. Foot Form SlutpGood year Stitched Solo, Spring IFel. Sizes 5 1-2 to 2 $3.00 $3.25 $3.75 'your suit IS RCAOY' ..- =x= depleted almost entirely last week be fore new consignments came in. At the Missouri Pacific freight station it was said that the volume of building materials shipped is without prece dent, even under normal conditions. Residences make up the bulk of con struction now under way, with sever al business structures being added to the commercial section of Conway. HOUSE VOTING NOW ON NAVAL (By the Associated Press) Washington, April 19.—An end to the long and bitter tight over the 1923 naval budget is in sight today. Leaders in the house said that the measure probably would come up for passage before adjournment tonight. A separate vote will be demanded on amendments adopted in the com miTtee as a whole last Saturday, by which the enlisted Strength of the navy would be increased to 86,000 men. New advances recorded in the cot ton markets early today were not sustained, and the close this after noon was at small net losses. May and July New York contracts each closed 3 points net lower at 17.5)1 and 17.52 cents, respectively. May New Orleans closed at 10.89 cents, 9 points down, and July at 10.93 cents, 0 1 points lower. Spots in both markets were unchanged, at 18.10 cents in ! New York and 17 cents in New Or I leans. SNIPERS AT BELFAST RESUME DEADLY FIRE By the Associated T,,^ss) Belfast, April 19.—Shooting was renewed today. John Scott, a youth 1 was killed and William Johnson fa tally wounded. THE WHITE GRAND Tonight and Tomorrow— JACKIE COOGAN “My Boy” Admission—Children 10c Adults 35c Men, Women and Children Enjoy the thrill of riding an easy running Bicycle. We are Featuring the Smartest Line of CROWN BICYCLES This Spring \\Y Have Ever Shown. Bolls Brothers IDE AE TIIEATRE Tonight— “THE BONNIE BRIER BUSH” Also 2-rod comedy and special •••>: gs I»y Hampstead Bentley, “Southland’s Sweet*-t I - m-." late with Al (i. Field's Minstrels. Entire change of program and songs tomorrow. U.S. TO HELP (T?y the Associated Tress) Washington, April 19.—Governor | McRae’s request for federal aid to j relieve the plight of flood sufferers along the Mississippi river, was re ceived today by the war department and was immediately transmitted to | Col. Robert Brown at Omaha, com mandant of the fourth corps area. Under general authority granted [army corps commanders, Colonel | Brown may issue supplies for flood ■ sufferers and otherwise place the services of his organization at the command of those in charge of relief work. The war department also directed the district engineer's office in Ar kansas to prepare to take charge of the Entire flood territory should the need arise. (Bv the Associated Press) Little Rock, April 19.—Governor McRae today telegraphed an urgent request to the federal government and to Arkansas senators and repre sentatives at Washington for an emergency appropriation to be used in fighting the flood. The governor's apeal was made af ter a conference with O. C. Burnside, representative of the southern Ar kansas levee district, who said that the district’s funds are practically exhausted and that the danger of a serious break in the levee is still grave. (By the Associated Press) Alexandria, La.. April 19.—For the first time since March J7. Red River is at a standstill today. The present | rise started on that date. SWINDLER GIVEN LIGHT SENTENCE i Fv the Associated Press) Pine Bluff, April 19. Arthur J. j Eck of Toledo, Ohio, alleged leader of a gang which swindled an Illinois j farmer out of .$109,000 here and at Hot Springs, today pleaded guilty to grand larceny and was sentenced to one year in the penitentiary. Eck has previously served a part of a term in the penitentiary, from which he was released by pardon. He was then sentenced to federal prison at At I lanta and was re-arrested on a new j count when he recently completed his j term. DOING IASI WORK : ON COONIV ROADS! - -- I Under the direction of County Judge E. L. Smith rapid progress is being made by the county road crew in overhauling the earth roads. For the past three or four weeks, when ever weather would permit, the crew has been working on roads in Cadron, Danley and Benedict townships, west and south of the railroad, and one more week will complete the work in this part of the county, Judge Smith said today. The roads from Conway to the Arkansas river are being wink ed this week and the road from Cad ron Gap to Gleason will be graded next, after which the crew will be moved to Hardin and Mathews town ships. Some excellent work has been done at a remarkably small cost recently, Judge Smith said. The •oad from Conway to Rocky Gap and thence to Mayflower has been put in the best shape it ever was, and the total cos1* for grading the entire 2d miles of the road was only slightly over $700, be said. Judge Smith says lie finds the “caterpillar'’ tractor a very efficient piece of machinery for power, and he is using it in all work now. The road gang costs the county $35 a day, the judge said, exclusive of gasoline and oil for the machinery, which ci st about $10 per day. Mrs. Joseph Frauenthal, a memFvi of the national hoard of the V. W. C. A., left this morning for Hot Springs to attend tire national con vention of that body. Mrs. Frauen thal is a member of several important committees in charge of the Hot Springs convention. LARGER CREWS WORK 10 SAVE (By the Associated Press) Monroe, La., April 19.—Hundreds of men are being rushed today from Monroe, Mangan, Oak Drive and other Ixmisiana towns and parishes to Arkansas at the request of the Ar kansas levee board. The danger of a break at Arkansas City is said to be imminent. It was pointed out that a break-lit Arkansas City would turn the flood across six Lonisiana parishes. 'By the Assttcmtt'd Press) New Orleans, April 19.—Thousands of square miles of low lands in the Mississippi river valley are today in undated by flood waters from the river and its tributaries and hundreds of families have been driven from their homes. Refuge camps have been establish ed at Helena, Natchez and Vicksburg, where government agencies, the Red Cross and other organizations are caring for the homeless. PEACE TANGLE VET OCCUPIES (By the Associated Press) Genoa, April 19.—Dr. Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, today conferred with Prime Minister Lloyd George of Britain and George Chitcherin, Russian foreign minister, in regard to the proposal by which German delegates would be barred from membership on the conference's [commission on Russia. It is expected that the German dele gation will make public its reply to the allied note before night. (By the Associated Press) Paris, April 19.—The allied repara tions commission is to be asket | whether the Russo-German treat} I signed at Rapallo violates the Ver | sailles treaty on the point of Ger man owned property in Russia, whict under the Versailles treaty is pledget for the payment of reparations. AVIATORS SLIffER MISHAP: DESCEND (By the Associated Pr^sa) Rio Janeiro, April 19.—Captains Sacadura and Coutinho, the Por tugese aviators attempting flight from Lisbon to this port, today came down a few hundred miles from their goal after hopping off from St. Paul’s rocks northwest of the Fernando Nor onha island. Damage to their ma chine forced descent this morning, it was said in a Havas dispatch. SHERIFF ASSAILS TEXARKANA GANG (By the Associated Press) Texarkana, April 19.—Following the whipping of R. E. Clarke, a gro cer, by' masked men here Monday night. Sheriff Richardson has issued a statement in denunciation of the act and calling upon his deputies to make every effort to apprehend those responsible for the outrage. The sheriff strongly condemned all such outbreaks of lawlessness. EDGAR RAINE TALKS ON ALASKAN TRAVEL Another lecture here by Edgar C. Raine, whose travelogues rank first among the great entertainers, will be given Monday night in the high school auditorium under auspices of the Boy' Scouts. Mr. Raine captivat ed a large Conway audience last year with his illustrated lecture on Alaska, a country which he has known by in timate contact for 29 years. Two hundred colored slides are used in connection with his travelogue. Mr. Raine is known across the con tinent as a veteran traveler and en tertainer. 11 is standing in this field lornado Insurance will protect you, enable you to make replacements, repairs. Low rates and thorough security if we write your ! policy—ask us. DURHAM & COMP AN? n | is equal to that of Burton Holmes. : Alaska is a favorite country with Mr. Raine and his lecture for two seasons has been the “land of the midnight sun.” COURTHOUSE~ENJOYS LULL IN ACTIVITY Summer, ai least insofar as work is concerned, has already pitched its tent at the courthouse and officials having their offices there are taking a respite from the heavier duties in cumbent upon them during the winter months. Sheriff and Collector W. M. Brady is winding up the last few de tails connected with tax collections and will finish the arduous part of his work when the settlement is prepared for the state auditor. Circuit and chancery court are both on the non-active list and business will be slow for Clerk W. F. Whiddon un til May 17 when chancery will re sume its mill. County Judge E. L. Smith and Clerk ,1. A. Hutto finish ed with the quarterly sitting of pro bate court yesterday and are coasting on easy street. Another phase of Dr. Hutto’s duties, the issuance of mar riage license, has been in a pronounc ed slump for months and requires time j only periodically. BULLDOGS COMPETE IN A. A. U. FIELD MEET Hendrix lias entered seven men in the A. A. U. track meet for the western division to be held at Tattle j Rock College next Friday. “I«ong John” Thompson is in charge of the j team in the absence of Coach James A. Anderson. The chief Bulldog entry will be in the mile relay, with a team composed of Forceful, Boyd, Stroud and Warren. Try outs for places on the team to | be sent to the dual meet with the University of Arkansas will be held at the college Monday and Tuesday. SHAKESPEARE CLUB. The regular meeting of the Shakes peare Club will be held at 3:30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon at the home of, Mrs. S. G. Smith. ean Klenzo Feeling Klen zo protects the mouth in the natural way. ft keeps the month free from sob> stances that fan* ter germs, acids and decay. And while it 1m doing this, it im ps, rta that wonder ful Cool, Clean, Klenzo Feeling which testifies to its cleansing properties Get a tube to try today. ot Mn«i_ C UtM6 GREESON’S VOi, Stare t PHONE 48 Right Now Delivery Jimmie Caldwell Says: 12,543 miles of hard driving, 28 miles to the gallon of gas. No trouble of any kind. Jimmie Caldwell, ot Dallas, Texas, one of tlit* manv thousands of commercial travelers who drive the Over land. supplied the figures. Ilis experience gives graphic proot ot tin* sound engineering and careful workmanship which make Overland the outstanding value in owners’ service. “At the completion of tin* 12,543 miles, this is what 1 found: I had used 478 gallons of gas. This figures up an average of about, 28 miles to the gallon.” Overland, always a good investment—now the great est automobile value in America. Geo. R. Alewyne Overland Co. PHONE 560 Airy Fairy Flour BURT OLNEY PETIT POIS Champion Peas. 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