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The Best for the Leait Money in town. Phone 124 River SEMI-WF.EKLY News. New England Bakery First Cash Store in Town and Cheapest. Phone 124 GRAVES & GRAVES Editors, ASHDOWN, LITTLE RIVER COUNTY, ARKANSAS. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 191(>. VOLUME XVIII. NUMBER 57. The Happiness of Home Life is enchanced by the knowledge that the financial future is se cure. You cannot escape all sorrow, but you can guard against the curse of poverty, by systemati cally adding to you Bank Ac count. Tennis Shoes for Men, Women, Boys and Girls in WHITE and BLACK fW. L. LINDSAY GATlIKIfiHT IMES OF INJURIES Wife of Own! .Mon Charged with Mur tier; lias Brother Hero. Sherman, Tex., June 10.—<L. P. Gathright. who w.as seriously burned about the face and body yesterday morning with hot concentrated lye, died this afternoon at 2:15 o’clock at Sherman Hospital. Mrs. Oathright has been charged with murder in Justice Barker court. She immedia tely waived examination and bond was set at $3,000, which she gave. It is said that she regarded her hus band too attractive to other women, and poured a quart of concentrated lye on his face and body while he slept, burning both eyes out. “I did not want to kill him, but I did want to put his eyes out and spoil his handsome face so he would not be attractive to other women.” she told the sheriff. Oathright was 45. He owned a res taurant here. He requested that his wife not be arrested. Has a Brother Here. L. P. Gathright was a brother of G. D. Gathright of this city. Mr. Gathright received the message of his brother’s condition Saturday and left immediately for Sherman. MI ST SET OUT THE “BOX” Arkansas Has Many Laws, and Here is One of Them. L’t le Rock June 13.—(Special.) — A local wholesale cigar dealer re marked the other day that the many retailers unintentionally violated the federal statutes every day. He stated that the internal revenue requires that when a cigar is offered for sale the dealer shall set out the box and allow the customer to make his own selec tion. It is also a violation of law, he said for a cigar to be replaced in the box after it has been taken out and handled. SMEAI) ROWEL TO RUN ^ M ill Make Race Against Robinson for Senator. * Little Rock. June 13—(Special.)— There appears to be no further doubt about Smead Powell of Camden enter ing the senatorial lists, against Joe T. Robinson. It is realiably stated that he will make his formal announce ment in a public speech at Waldron July 4th. --o Prof. Geo. W. Lewis was here from Horatio Saturday. REVIVAL RERAN MAY Nu.'nl Evangelist Began lievivnl a: fiunliaii Church Here .Sunday i Large AllcnJaiur. \V L. Harris, evangelist, formerly c.' Washington, D. C., and his von. i t'.oya!, are here in a r tirring revival a; the Christian church. The opening j service was held at 11 o’clock Sun day. At the service Sunday night the house was packed. The other churches in the town did not hold* a service Sunday night, and their con grega'ions generally attended. It is thought probable that in order to take care of the crowds who desire to at tend that the meetings may later have to be held in the auditorium. At the service Sunday night four adults cam • forward and professed Christ. Revival begins promptly at 8 o’c’ock eacli evening with a rousing song service led by Evangelist Harris and the “Sunshine Chorus,” led by Royal. Special music eacli evening. Be sure and hear the following themes, or subjects by the revivalist: Tuesday night—"The Midnight De bauch.” Wednesday night—“'The World's Greatest Love Story.” Thursday night—“The way of the Transgressor is Hard” A hearty welcome is extended to everyone njMTIill IlIHMIMITIliriHN Be sure add send your children to the bible drill at the Christian church Wednesday at 10:30, three days this week, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:30 a. m. This drill in song and the bible is for everybody, but the children are especially invited. Evangelist Harris and his son, Royal, will have charge. Don't forget the free entertainment at the Christian church next Saturday at 2 p. m. by Evangelist Harris. Read ings, Harp music and fairy stories, followed by pictures and parade, for everyone. —o SITT. FOR .11., 0. & G. Well I'nown Illinois Railroad .Han As sumes Position with H., 1>. & G. According to information received litre .1. B. Campbell, a well known railroad expert from Illinois, has been appointed to ilie oilice of general sup erinUudent of the Memphis, Dallas and Gulf railroad to succeed J. E. Vo taw, recently killed in an accident on that i oaa. Mr. Campbell comes to the Mem phis. Dallas and Gulf highly recom mended as a man well qualified to handle the task of directing such a road as the M., D & G., looking al ways to i s upbuilding and mainten ance as one of the coming lines with in the state of Arkansas. Th.e new official, it is understood, has removed his family from Illinois to Nashville, and now prepared to as sume charge of the duties delegated to him by virtue of the office to which he has been appointed. -o HISS SALLY COLLINS WEDS Former Ashdown Woman .Harried in Carls, Texas, June titli. News was received here this week announcing that Miss Sally Collins, foi morly of this city, was married in Pai is, Texas, on June 6th to Mr. Paul Couch cf that city. The wedding took place at the First Methodist church at 4:30, the pastor of the church officiating. The hride is a number of one of the oldest and most pi eminent Ashdown families. For a number of years she was a member of the faculty of the public school here and was highly successful in her profession. She enjoyed a well de served popularity. For the past year she lias been teaching at Idabel. The groom, who is not personally known here, is prominently known in busi ness circles in Paris, being associated with the First National Bank of Paris, in an official capacity. The Ashdown friends congratulate. -o Teachers Examinations. The teachers examination will be held at the school building Thursday and Friday of this week, by Supt. D.P. Holmes. REPUBLICANS NAME HUGHES Progressives Nominate Roosevelt Who Declined to Accept and Defers Answer to the Convention. Chicago, 111., .June 10.—Charles Evans Hughes, former Governor of New York and until today Justice of the Supreme Court of the United State-', was today nominated for the presidency by the Republican national convention. Charles Warren Fairbanks of Indi anna, elected Vice President with Theodore Roosevelt in 1004, again was chosen for second place on the Re publican ticket. Bo h nominations, made by over whelming majorities, were by accla mation made unanimous. Senator Lodge of Massachusetts, suggested by Roosevelt as a compro mise candidate, received seven votes. Colonel Roosevelt himself received eighteen and one-half, scattered over twelve states. The nominating ballot showed this count: Hughes 940A. Roosevelt 181, Lodge 7, DuPont 5, Weeks, 3, LaFollette 3, | absent 1. Total 987. Despite the fact that Frank Hitch cock, leader of the Hughes support ers, let it be known while the presi dential hallo' ing was in progress that the Hughes men wanted Burton for second place, Ohio withdrew Burton’s name, leaving the field to Mr. Fair banks and former Senator Burkett of Nebraska. The ballot for vice president show ed this count: Fairbanks 863, Burkett 10S, Borah 8, Johnson 1. Burton 1, absent, scat tering and not voting 6. Total 987. Mr. Hughes will be notified of his nomination officially at a date to be fixed later by the committee headed by Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio, chairman of the convention. .'.ir. Fairbanks will be notified by a tommi tee headed by Senator William K Rnrnh of Idaho i Convention djeurns. At 2:01 p. m. the convention ad journed. Thee «’r-e expressions of harmony from all the leaders and among the delegates. The delegations which on the final ballot had cast votes for others than Mr. Hughes made statements declaring their loy al y to the nominees. "Six months ago” said Chairman Charles D. Hilles of the Republican National Committee. “I said the nomi nee would be born in the convention, and he was.” “I am very much pleased, of course” said Mr. Hitchcock. “It means a reunited Republican party and victory in November.” The nomination of Mr. Hughes was made possible as soon by an over night breakup of the allied favorite sons’ campaign, which early this morning released its delegaes, prac tically all of whom were known to favorite Mr. Hughes. When the convention began busi ness shortly before noon the with drawal of the favorite sons was an nounced from the platform one after another and votes began Hopping into the Hughes colinmn in solid blocks so rapidly tha the nomination plain ly v at; assured before the roll call had gone five States. When it got to Colorado the drift was so apparent that a proposal to make it unanimous or nominate him by acclamation was made, but Chair man Harding ruled that the balloting should take the regular course. I’rogrcvsiws Nominate Kooso'clt. Chicago, June lrt.-—The Progressive National Convention after four days j of tunnilt with but one purpose in 1 view, today nominated Col. Rooss-. I volt for President by acclamation and I a few hours later listened without ! protest to a message from Oyster Bay that he would not "accept at tills time.” Capt. John M. Parker of Lou isiana was nominated for Vice Presi dent by acclamation. The convention adjourned at 4:58 p. ,m Colonel Roosevelt’s declination was conditional and it was placed in the j hands of the Progressive National Committee to be held until such time j as statements to be made by Justice Hughes, the nominee of the Republi can party ‘shall satisfy the commit tee that it is for the interests of the county ihat he be elected." In the event the committee shall be satisfied that aid should be given to the Republican party -in its fight Make Your Farm Loan With Your Own Bank Making a farm loan with us gives you big advantages as vve are in a position to give you the quickest service, best option and lowest rates. We have faith in our home people and should you need extension or accommodations later on. vve are in position to assist you at any time. Your plans and demands for the future will re ceive courteous attention here and we would ap preciate a chance to talk them over with you. Just call cn us when you are in the city. You're assured of a hearty welcome here. ARKANSAS STATE BANK Ashdown Arkansas 9 H Rosenzweig’s the Store & it a for MID-SUMMER MERCHANDISE ROSENZjWEIG’S LEADER IN STYLE Butterick Patterns for July new on sale against the party now in power, Col onii Uoosevelt's refusal to make a campaign is to be considered final, l't will then be necessary for the repre sentatives of the Progressive party to say whether they indorse the position ta hen by Mr. Roosevelt or whether they will name another to fight fo* their party principles. Colonel ^Roosevelt’s running mate of four years, ago. Governor Johnson of California, refused to let his name be placed before the convention, be cause of the information he had con corning the intentions of Colonel Roosevelt toward his nomination. Sev eral other names and no’ably that of Raymond Robins, who was both tem porary and permanent chairman of the conventions, were offered but not seconded. -o 1’OiOl VI, A< ( Kl’TAX KP WIRED BY HUGHES. Washington. June 10.-—Charles i Evans Hughes stepped down today ' from the Supreme Court bench and • again became a private citizen, and i accepted the Republican nomination ; for President of the United States. In ' a telegram ringing with denunciation of the administration's foreign policy and declaring for a dominant thorou ghgoing American!; m he gave his de cision to Chairman Harding of the Republican national convention and broke the long silence “which had kept the leaders of his party in the dark as to his .attitude toward the great issues o’, the day. "I have not desired the nomination,” said the telegram. “I have wished to remain on the bench. But in this criti cal period of our national history 1 recognized that it is your right to summon and that it is my paramount duty to respond.” -o——— ASHDOWN DEFEATS DEQlEEN Ashdown Defeats DeQueen in Dame Friday Afternoon. Ashdown defeated DeQueen here Friday afternoon in a more less loose game of ball. The score was Ash down 14. DeQueen 10. Phillips and Draper were the batteries for Ash down. Many of the runs were caus ed by errors in fielding. -o WILTON TEACH Elis NAMED Prof. II.A. Goddard Elected Principal: Mrs. Mosley Re-elected. Wilton, June 13.—(Special)—The faculty for next year's term of school has ben elected at this place. Prof. H . AG oddord of Agusta has been el lias been elected at this place. Prof. H.A. Goddard of Agusta has been el cted as principal. Prof. Goddard was principal at Augusta last year. He was principal of the junior high school at Texarkana for three years. Mrs. S. P. Moseley was reelected principal of the grammar grades. Miss Etta O’ Neal of Ouachita College was elected primary teacher. Jim Curran of Texarkana was here Sunday afternoon visiting his moth er and sisters.