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LITTLE RIVER NEWS
Published Wednesday s** Saturday GRAVES & GRAVES, Editors au€ Publishers, Entered at tlie postoffice at Ash iowh, Arkansas, as second-class mail If you haven't finished your part of the clean-up, brighten up campaign you will have to hurry, *s this it the last day. Of course khere will be no particu lar objection to you keeping right on with it all summer as occasion requires, but the big showing should be made this week for the sake of a uniform ly clean town, and for the sake of the inspiration that it will give others along your street Mow is the time to swat the breeding places of the fly and the mosquito. The strawberry output is growing larger and will likely continue for two or three weeks yet. The growers are still get ting a nice price that should yield them a handsome profit. This crop brings money at a time when other crops are be ing planted and when farmers need money to finance the crop. Make your arrangements in the future to let the strawberries finance you in the spring. One <*r two acres to the average small farm would place you on a rash basis during the summer 1 ’onths. me rvaizer win noi mane concessions; the Kazier will concede; the U. S. and Ger many will break; we will not break with Germany, is about the kind of information we get every day. In the meantime Villa is dead; Villa is gathering his forces for an attack. While we are waiting for the >real dope we will spend the time working our garden, harvesting the strawberries and plowing corn and planting cotton. Isn't this the real Easter weather though? The announcement that the Hon. Wimjaybrine was in Washington pussyfooting in opposition to President Wil son’s stand with respect to the submarine controversy did not surprise the country, but he is not likely to accomplish any thing for the reason that con gress is in no mood to sub stitute the crawfish for the eagle as the national emblem. -—New Orleans Daily States. .he state highway eng'nous went to work surveying the " Little River link of the Jeffer son highway Wednesday. The good roads enthusiasm at Fore man is higher than it has ever been, without which the effort would not have been possible at this time. The Republican platform is "Anything to beat Wilson,” and their candidate is “Anybody to beat Wilson.” That kind of a thing ought to appeal to some of the “mush sisters and pro Germans” in our own ranks. Among the realy busy men In Ashdown today are the plumb ers. Incidentally the balance of us are just about as busy try ing to find the stuff that makes plumbers go. The state Republican con vention was strictly “lily white,” but no rules were laid down that would prevent the cullud brother from bearing the principal burden of voting . Soon one of the real live over the fence topics of conversation will be: “Say, neighbor, how rnvich did your water meter reg ister last month?” , , _ ! UTiPt BUCAN HELD CONVENTION ! Wallace Townsend of Little Rock for Governor on Party Ticket. I Little Rock, April 28.—(Special) — ! T.,e Republican stake Convention yes terday was “Lily White.” Whir.- del a gat ions from Puiaski and Hempstead "ere teated by a vote of 235 to 48. uiti iu the distribution of plums and hon j ors the negwes were given only cne akernate-detegate place. Wallace Towsend, a young lawyer of Little Rock, was nominated for governor, receiving 171 votes to 129 for Andrew I. Kinney, of Green For est who was the nominee in 1914. Durand Whipple of the Little Rock bar was nominated lor Associate Jus tice. No other nominations \Ta; made. The following delegates at large were elected to the National Conven tion; H. L. Remmel. John I. Worth ington. C. N. Rix and A. J. Russell; alternates, John Roberts Chaff. T. Duke, Dr. D. Walker, and J. i . Dam hoo (colort'J.) A resolution by Harry H. Myers in -i,i lifting the delegation for Roose i celt was promptly tabled without uis isslon, as were most of the proposU ,011s submitted by the former standard b rer of the party. The following were elected mem bers at large of the State Committee - C C. Trimble, Nettleton; H. L. Rem mel. Guy W. Caron, Wallace Town send, Little Rock; J. N. Donahoo, Helena; It. G. Freiheim, Camden; Jno. I. \\ oi thing.on, Harrison; Hen Chit woe d, Scranton; V. B. Burrow, Akr.f ; C. V. Ri>, R. A. Jcnes, Hot Springs: Chas. F. Ccle, Batesville; C. O. Fre: man, Berryville; Chas. T. Duke, Mon ticello; C. C. Gunnels. Mena; W. H. Punblazer, Fort Smith; W. W. Moore, Jasper; C. E. Shumaker, Shiiiey; J.G. Brown, Magnolia Judge John I Worthington of Har rison was chairman of the convention, and Powell Clayton of Little Rock and H. H. Houghton of Jonesboro were the secretaries. ALLENE NEWS. Allene, April 27.— (Special.)—Not seeing any news from our city. 1 think 1 will inform the world through the Wws that Allene is on the map, and! we are awake. I may not get you ail the news this time, as I am taking half my time keeping people of the street. J. T. Sikes has a new Ford an is running in every direction with it. : M. G. Buchanan has begun work on | the oil well at Lipton and is progress ing necely. Millard Burt of Wilton was in Al lene Wednesday night. Reuben Russel of Wilton was up i Thursday and gave Mr. Sikes a lesson in autoing. The Allene high school will close in one more week. They will give a closing exercise concert on the night of May 4 and 5. C. W. Wright is running his planer this week. E. L. Franklin, our popular K. C. S. agent, came back from Leeville, La., this week. The farmers are all busy and most of them report as being up with their work. WINTHROP NEWS. Winthrop, April 28.— (Special.)—• I Mrs. S. J. Obarr is visiting Mrs. Derry' berry in Idabel, Okla., this week. Miss Mary Wright of Texarkana vis i itod 1 er aunt, Mrs. Bob Johnson, Sun day. Gw Turrentine is spending the week with his brother, Fred Turret! ' tine A nuiri' er of Winthrop people : t tended the Easter entertainfent at | Oak Grove Sunday night. Messrs. John Derryberry and Sam Willingham of Idabel were here a few days last week. Mr. Spivey and daughter, Juilette, of Texarkana were here a few days last week. Miss Dama Obarr is the guest of her brother in Neal Springs this week. Horace Doak of Ashdown has ac cepted a position in the drug store of G C. Harris. Vodie Caples and father were here from Ashdown this week Miss Affie Wilson was the guest of Miss Mabel Stocker a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Annis Morgan of Jew I el spent Saturday and Sunday with the former's mother. Mr. and Mrs. Grover Harris move to Ashdown this week. Mr. Payne of DeQueen was here Sunday evening. Clarence Hankins and Will,Adams were here Friday from Foreman. Misses Ada and Julia Strawn of Cerro Gordo were the guests of Miss Lose Gaddis Saturday. Willie Wilson of Texarkana was here a few days this week. Miss Winnie Otto of Arkinda is vis iting at the home of Mrs. Dillon this v eek. MONEY TO LOAN on improved Ash down city property or you can get money with which to build a home and pay same back in small month i ly payments. Apply to II, M. Price i or Inflow Price. BJ-t! ENGINEERS TO SURVEY INDUSTRY U. S. Naval Consulting Board Names Directors For Work. — FIVE ARE FROM ARKANSAS Charles Henry Miller and John Ryeon Fordyce of Little Rock, Burton Neill | Wilson, William Nathan Gladaon : nd J. D. Gather of Fayetteville Picked to Tabulate Industrial Preparedness. Howard E. Coffin, chairman of the Committee on Industrial Preparedness of the Naval Consulting Hoard of the United States, today announced the names of the 2.T0 state directors, form ed into hoards of live men each, who, under the committee’s direction, are setting out to make a complete survey of American industry for the first time in the history of the United States gov ernment. These state directors will no under I the immediate guidance of \V. S. Gif ford, chief statistician of the American Telephone and Telegraph company, who is acting as supervising director of the work. Under them will work the more than 30,000 highly educated members of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Mining Engineers, the American So ciety of Mechanical Engineers, the American Institute of Electrical Engi neers and the American Chemical so ciety. The state directors, who also become associate members of the naval con sulting board, have Just received ap pointment by the secretary of the navy. In making public their names Mr. Cof tiu saul. “The names and standing of those men speak for themselves. They have been selected by their own professional associates with the nly standard that of efficiency and integrity. They work without pay; indeed, the services of many of them could not be bought, in my judgment they form a vast, flex ible organization, the like of which lias never been known in this or any other country of the world, and an organiza tion, moreover, which from top to bot tom is absolutely iionpolltical.’’ The directors from this state are as follows: Charles Henry Miller of Little Hock, from the American Society of Civil En gineers, is president of the Miller En gineering company and was born at Strasburg, Pa., Nov. 20, 1880. He was educated at Lehigh university and Is a member of the American Hailway En gineering association, the Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, the Arkansas Engi neering association and the Board of Commerce of Little Rock. He has had twenty-eight years’ active practice as CHARLES HENRY MILLER. it civil engineer, for thirteen years with the United States government on iiti provemciits in 1 lit* Missis; ippi river, fo. four years with I lie Mc( 'iIntic-Marshal Construction company of Pittsburgh, six years with the Miss' uri Pacific and Iron Mountain itailway companies in charge of drainage and liver protection works; for live years in private prac tice as president and chief engineer tit the Cairo (ill.) levee work and of I in St. John levee and drainage district. New Madrid. Mo., and is intimately connected wiih the general board of consulting engineers of Jiayton, O., and the work on the United States govern men! dam on the Qunchita river. William Nathan (Jladson of Payette ville. from the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, is dean of the Col lege of Engineering of the University of Arkansas. Born at Corning, la., Feb. 22, 1800, lie was educated at Iowa State college and is a member of the Fayetteville Business Men's club, lie has taught in tlie University of Arkan sas for the past twenty-two years and as consulting engineer has designed -ity power plants, water supply sys tems and hydro-electric developments as atoll as having conducted water power surveys in the state of Arkansas for the United States geological survey. John Hyson Fordyce of Little Hock, from the American Institute of Mining Engineers, is a consulting and con structing engineer and was horn at Huntsville. Ala., Nov. 7, 1809. Me was educated at Washington university, St. Louis, Mo.; is a member of the Ameri can Society of Mechanical Engineer*, the St. Louis Academy of Science, tlib American Geographic society, the At knnsns Science club, the National As sociation of Cotton Manufacturers and the National Fire Protection associa tion. Mr. Ford.vce is nil inventor of cot ton pressing and ginnery machinery JOHN RYSON FORDYCE. and cotton handling trolleys and de signer and builder of cotton ware houses and terminals. lie is president of the Tlmmas-l'ordyee Manufacturing company and chief engineer of the At lantic Compress and (Jnlf Compress companies. Birton Neill Wilson of Fayetteville, from the American Society of Mechan ical Engineers, is professor of mechan ical engineering and superintendent of mechanic art's at the Fniversity of Ar kansas. lie wag horn in Philadelphia I-1 BIRTON NEILL WILSON. Nov. l(i. 1N74, and educated at tlie Georgia School of Technology and the University of Michigan. Was formerly adjunct professor in the University of Arkansas and has made close first hand studies of shop methods. .1. It. Gather of Fayetteville, from the American Chemical society, is associ ated with flic agricultural experiment station itt Fayetteville, where he is professor of agricultural chemistry of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. He was horn in Texas Get. 1d. ISSN, and was educated at the f-1 J. D. RATHER. Texas Agricultural nml Mechanical col lege, the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins university. He was formerly assistant state chemist <>f Texas, is a member of the Society For tlie Promotion of Agricultural Scien e, file Association of Official Agriculti al Chemists mill was referee on to-1 ng chemli-al reagents of ihc A. O. A C., 1912-14. Mr. Itatlier lias written ( ten gively on scientific and geological sub jects. FOlt SALK—Two desirable r sldence lots, corner, 100 by 150 fo •. Water. Sewer, cement walk. Pric ■ $300 or $170 and $145 each. Inqrire at the News office. 33tf DR, I*. I!. PHILLIPS Physician and V con Office In Lott 1 .-.ding. PIIOX' : Office IG9 2 rings, lies. ring* Ashdown. .... Arkansas. A. I). DuLANEY J Law/er Uffct \u Sanderson Building i hdown, Arkansas. THE UNIVERSAL CAR 8th Wonder of the World—Building a FORD Car Every 29 Seconds. 9th Wonder of the World—Selling a New FORD Every 28 Seconds. ASH M A DEMONSTRATION Utile Diver Motor Co., ’PHONE NO. 4 /.SiiOOWN, AKK, | Be Sure to I PAINT UP | i after the :! i CLEAN UP ,1 -.i A •» *< i A v » i Calling a can “a gallon’ doesn't always mean that it contains a gallon. When someone offers you a “bargain’’ in paint, weigh it; measure it, spread it— then test a gallon of B. M. P. paint in the same way. You’ll find that \\ I [Mouse Painty is honest in quantity and quality; that a gallon of it goes farther, lasts longer and retains its brilliancy and color better than other kinds. 1*.. M. P. house paint will not peel or Mister; wears down in such a way | as to leave the ber*t posable surface for repainting. Special service free! Wo are authorized to ofTer those who plan to house-painting the ppecial service of the $ B. M. P. Art department; which w ill submit suggestions for color-schemes, free of charge. Call today, get the It. M. iJ. color card and :) let us explain this special service. | ‘‘3. M. P.” c:»nr?3 for Best Made Paint, t'i There is a 3. M. P. kind for every 0 purpose. | ji .>4 5 MadebyBocker : Moore Paint Co. ii St. Louis *1 r'i I Sold by e I MODEL HUSBAND RESCUED DESPAIRING WIFE After roar Tears of Dkcouregui Conditions, Mrs. Bollock Gm Up in Despair. Husband to Rwt, Catron, Ky.—In aa Interesting lcttei ban this place, Mrs. Bettla Bullocl writes as follows: "I suffered for fou years, with womanly troubles, and durinj Ida time, I could only sit up for a llith urhOo, and could not walk anywhere a aU. At times, I would have severe palai to ay left side. The doctor was called la, and his treat . went relieved me for a while, but 1 wsi oeoflned to toy bed spin. Alto sottingsoeoad to do assay good I dm gotten m weak 1 cnuM net stand, and I gave up in despair. At last, my husband got me a bottle of Cardui, the woman’s tonic, and 1 com* aenced taking it From the very fint dose, I could tell It wae helping me. I can now walk two miles without Mi ■ tiring mo, and am doing all my work." II you are ail run dowa from womanly ■ troubles, don’t give up in despair. Tiy I Cardui, the woman’s tonic. It has helped . more than a mSOon women, la Its M [ years of continuous success, and should i surely help you, too. Vour druggist has sold Cardui for years. He knows what . it w&l do. Ask him. He will iccoow i mend it Begin taking Cardui todgy.