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GRATES & GRAVES Editors. ASHDOWN, LITTLE RIVER COUNTY, ARKA^t*. SATURDAY, APRIL 1,1916. VOLUME XVIII. NUMBER 37.
CONDENSED STATEMENT OF
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS MAR.7, 1916
Loans and Discounts. $122,376.72
Bonds Securities, etc. 4,484.13
Banking House Furniture and Fixtures. 9,900.00
Stock in Federal Reserve Banks.. 1,500.00
Cash and Exchange.. 18,813.47
Undivided Profits. 1,768.19
Rediscounts . 13,931.17
Bills Payable. 16.000.00
First and Only National Bank in Little River
Oldest Bank in Little River County.
DISPOSING OF REPUBLICATIONS
Republicans Now Will Have a Full
Ticket Out lor State Offices.
Little Rock. March 31.—iSpecial.)—
Now that, the Democrats have at least
nominated a candidate for governor af
ter more than a year of worry and fu
tile prophesying, the victorious aspir
ant will have the easy task of dispos
ing erf the Republican nominee. There
is a big ( uestion after the G. O. P.
nominee, also altogether it can be more
easily removed than has been possi
ble for the Democrats. There prom
ises to be an interesting contest for
the empty honor of being Republi
can standard-bearer. To be defeated
as a candidate for Governor on the
Republican ticket used to mean an ap
plication of salve in tire form of some
ically lucrative appointment at the
hands of the party bosses, but two
years ago the Republicans were not in
a position to reward their vicarious
sufferers, and no fish came to the trap
of Mr. Kinney. Now he is willing to
try again, and has admitted that he is
a candidate for the nomination the
second time, adopting the Democritlc
doctrine that a man is entitled to a
But there are party leadeis who will
dispute his claim to the nomination.
The younger element especially will
in the selection of the nominee.
IS ACCUSED OF FORGERY
Brest Oden of Garland City Is Held
Texarkana, March 29.—Ernest Oden
a white man, was brought here last
night from Shreveport and lodged in
the Miller ccunty jail charged with
forgery. He will be given a hearing
Tlie prisoner, whose home is at Gar
land City, is alleged to have forged a
check for $10.70, using the name of
John Crank, a farmer. He went to
Shreveport, to which place lie was
traced by Deputy Sheriff Baker, who
returned him here last night.
IS ACCUSED OF BURGLARY
Deputy Sheriff Says Prisoner Held at
Hope Has Confessed.
Hope, March 29.—Deputy Sheriff
Mode Watson returned here late last
night with Will Boosor, who says ills
home is in Hennetli, Mo. He was ar
rested at, Poteau, Okla., as a suspect
Saturday. Officers say Booser ha*
confessed that he burglarized the
Store of Haynes Bros,, here about two
HOAVARDD TICKET CHOSEN
Races Derr Warm in Howard County
in Wednesday Elections.
Nashville. March 30.—The following
officers were nominated Wednesday.
Sheriff, boy Mill wee.
Represeniaflve, J. M. Copelana.
C-.timy Cierk, Clarence Dildy.
Circuit Cierk, Roy Morris.
County Judge, J. M. Morris.
Tax Assessor, R.L. Lee.
County Treasurer, Elry Huddleston.
Smith carried the county for gov
ernor. with Brough second.
County Officers AYcre Elected at Hem
i Hope, March 30.—The following of
ficers were elected here
Prosecuting attorney, Tillman Park.
Rcpreentatives, U. A. Gentry, and
ij. T. H. Holt.
County Judge, R. L. Byers
Sheriff, Bob Keel
Circuit Clerk, Oliti C Bailey
County Clc:k, Wash Hutson.
Treasurer. W. Phillips.
Assessor, Homer Harris.
HICKS SCHOOL ELECTS
Edward Freeman and Miss Lena John
ston Reelected as Teaeliers.
The School Board of Hicks Public
School, 2 miles cast of here, held a
; meeting Wednesday night and unani
! mously reelected the following teach
'<•13 for next year:
i io. H. Freeman, principal and Miss
Lena Johnston assistant.
| Our school has beep a great sue
cess this year and one that has beeen
worth something to the community.
I Mr. Freeman and Miss Johnston
have worked with an untiring will and
have put the school on a graded basis.
According to a statement made by Mr.
Freeman the school will have a full
three year high school course next
year graded according to the require
fents of the state university.—J. N.
I i illips, secretary of school board.
IS SHOT IN THE EYE
Bean Shooter Drives C.lass Into Optic
of Texarkana Teacher.
Texarkana, March 2ft.—Miss Name
Miller a teacher in the Central Gram
mar School, was shot in the eye with
' a bean shooter by one of the smallbl|
pupils at recess today. The missle, it
small stone, broke her eyeglass anO^
drove the pieces into her eye. She
1 probably will lose the Bight at thjj
j member. _ *< M
THE SHERIFF AND
W. L. Phillips Wins the Race
for Representative hy a Maj
ority of 101 Over Dr. A. B.
COUNTY JUDGES TIE
Diek Boyer of Ashdown Wins
1 reasurship Over Duron by a
Majority of Two Votes; Hog
Lau Will Probably Win.
The hottest campaign in the
history of Little River County
politics ended with the election
Wednesday, the results of
which will be found in detail or
by townships in the tabulated
report. The storm center had
been around the sheriff’s race
in which A. T. Collins opposed
Wr. D. W’aldrop for the latter’s
second term. A vote of over
1200 was polled in the county
this being considered a heavy
The Little River News had ar
ranged to receive election re
turns from over the county and
state before hand. We were
assisted in the work by J. L.
Marti on with an adding ma
chine and W. W. Bishop as tab
ulator. The public was invited
and the office thrown open. The
crowd packed ilie building and
overflowed into the street to the
number of several hundred, who
remained until 3 o’clock in the
morning. As fast as the re
turns came in they were read
out. By the time the announc
er had finished reading the re
port the totals to date were
ready to be announced. By 3
o’clock practically everything
was in but Foreman, and a par
tial report was had from that.
The Foreman complete report
did not come in until Thursday
night at 9 o’clock. People over
the county who called up were
kept posted as to the news. The
News was complimented on giv
ing the best service ever having
been given in the county. The
telephone exchange was al
so complimented on their good
service of the iong distance
calls as well as the local calls.
The complete returns show
that W. D. Waldrcjp was renom
inated for sheriff for a second
term. Jlis majority over Col
lins is (54. This was the most
exciting race in the county and
one of tlie most Hotly fought
during the campai; n It took
the complete retun s to fore—
cast the result.
COUNTY JUDGES *
RACE A TIE.
Judge Lon T. Jones gnd P.M.
[McCord, candidates for county
Budge tied in the county on com
ConUnued_on’ ~2 ~
Count From State, Showing 79,
881 Votes of Total, Gives
Brough, 35,147; Smith, 25,
377; Hodges, 23,448.
TERRELL SEC. STATE
Counties Regarded as Hodges’
Stronghold Gave Fayetteville
Candidate Heavy Vote For
Governor of Arkansas.
Little Rock, March 30.—With
nearly two-thirds of the vote in
the primary reported, it is ap
parent that Dr. C. H. Brough
has been nominated over Judge
L. C. Smith of DeWitt, and Sec
retary of State Earle W. Hodg
es of Little Rock.
Returns thus far compiled
show the following totals:
Wingo a Winner.
Representative Otis T. Win
go of the Fourth; Sam Taylor
of the Sixth and W. S. Goodwin
of the seventh are leading by.
majorities sufficiently large to1
secure, their nominations.
Those who appear to have
won nominations are as fol
Secretary of State, Tom J.
Terral, of Little Rock.
State Auditor, Hogan Oliver,
John H. Page, Little Rock.
Superintendent of Public In
struction, J. L. Bond, Little
Attorney General, John D.
Arbuckle of Fort Smith, is lead
ing Lewis Rhoton of Little
Rock by less than 100 votes out
i of nearly 70,000 reported.
Only a few counties have re
j ported the vote for member of
the democratic national com
mittee, but these show Wallace
Davis leading Vincent M. Miles.
Poinsett and Columbia coun
ties could not be reached at all.
Mississippi county furnished a
surprise by giving Brough a
considerable majority, while
Lonoke gave Smith a lead.
The most phenomenal race
being made is that of Herbert
R. Wilson, one of the six candi
dates for railroad commissioner
from the Southern district.
From returns in, Mr. Wilson is
apt to get a majority of the vot
es cast, in the district. Returns
from the Northwest district in
dicate a close race.
John H. Page is an easy vic
tor over James R. Gardner for
commissioner of agriculture.
Mr. Page gets two of every three
votes cast in Mr. Gardner’s own
POLK COUNTY REPORTS
Full Returns Show Winners In All
Mena, March 30.—Complete unoffi
cial returns from Polk county In yes
terday s primary show the following
vote on the county races:
For State Senator—Zweng, 496,
For Representative, Doyle 188, Van
Diver 372, Burnett 425, Hatley 326.
For County Judge—Neal 437, Wear
For Sheriff-Finger 814, Norris 499,
For Cm Ht Clerk, Parker 1,018, Wal
For Coi i ty Clerk—Watson i>/6, A1
exaw'er 716. ':fWH9)
For Assessor—Hughes 641, Shinn
334, Darwin 496. . M
\ Copyrifht 1909, by C. E. Zimmerman Co.--No. 60
TN time of Distress, no matter the cause,
^ a bank account will render its aid, and
U is at such times that those without one re
gret their folly for not sooner heeding the
adjunction to have one. Start a bank ac
Miller Johnson, Notary Public, in office.
ft . , J
Hon. C. H. Brough.
D’LANEY WINS BY
Has Lead of 700 Over ..J. M.
Jackson for Prosecuting
Hon. A. D. DuLaney of this
city has won his race for Pros
tv over Jackson is 797 with on
ly a few townships out in Pike
and one in Sevier, all DuLaney
territory which will increase his
majority. Collins ran third.
DuLaney received' more votes
in Sevier county than both his
opponents. He carried Little
River, Pike, and Sevier. Jack
son carried Howard, his home
county by a large majority and
Polk by a small majority.
The vote follows:
DuLaney, Sevier, 998; How
ard, 404; Polk, 419; Pike, 355;
Little River, 895; total 3,0G1.
Jackson—Sevier. 224; How
ard, 1236: Polk, 598; Pike, 274;
Little River, 132; total 2,364.
Collins—Sevier, 753; How
ard, 811; Polk, 378; Pike 44;
Little River, 196; total 2,182.
WANTED TO EXCHANGE-Unincum
bered seven room residence and 2
lots close to town for improved land
or equity in other residence pro
perty, proportionate to value. For
information Inquire at New* Office.
Shaver Claims Renomination
For Chancellor as Does
Hon. Otis T. Wingo from all
reports has won his congress- \
ional race over Davis by a hand- ^
some majority. He carried
Little River by a vote of 941
In the race for chancellor
Otis T. Wingo. '
Jas. D. Shaver claims the nomi
nation and says that Sander
son’s figures will bear him out.
Sanderson still claims it by
from one to two thousand.
< vokI’KTAL IX SEVIEK
Tot*' Kopoited from 24 of the 25 Pre
cincts of County.
DeQueen, March 30.—Returns from
24 out of 25 precincts o" Sevier coun
ty show the folowing candidates lead
ing in the county races:
For county Judge—Poole.
For circuit clerk—Edwards.
For county clerk—Wardlaw,
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