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Published Wednesday s** Saturday
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
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?” , , _
! 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;
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
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
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
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
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!
U. S. Naval Consulting Board
Names Directors For Work.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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$170 and $145 each. Inqrire at the
News office. 33tf
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Ashdown. .... Arkansas.
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i hdown, Arkansas.
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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.
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t'i There is a 3. M. P. kind for every
0 purpose.
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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.

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