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LOCAL NEWS. * ST5K 5K * * * 3K rK & ******** * Found ari office key. Call at this office. Jesse Glen was here from Foreman Tuesday. Ed Hollowell was here from Arden Tuesday. Mrs. Roy Goolsby is on the sick list ■this week. Walter Martin was here from Fore man (Tuesday. J. C. Holcomb wa<3 here from Lockes burg Tuesday. Sale Stephens was up from Mill wood Monday. iTirs. Hymond Dupree is on the sick list this week. Bill McClellan was up from Red Bluff Saturday. W. M. Gathright was here from Foreman Monday. Een Hunter was in F 'reman Mon day find Tuesday. Archie Hale of Peytcnville was trad ing in Ashdown Monday. The local items this week stayed in on account of the cold and snow. Dr. McCrary of Al.ene was attend ing to business in Ashdown Tuesday. Miss Willie Price le t last week for Poto, Okla., where she ’will attend school. Miss Evolena Martin who is at end ing sc’ncol here spent the week end with her parents at Long. Miss Wi'ie Wood r,nd brother, Mil arc'. spent Saturday and Sunday with their parents at Red Bluff. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Chamberlain who have been visiting in this city left last week for Morris Ferry. The horse that w < ks to the ex press wagon fall Ti:e? :y morning on Main StreeJ and brake his leg. Joe Toland reports 11 recruits for the Fourth Arinin; as so far with fair prospects of getting a number. If you want one or more corn fed killing hogs, take your wagon to the Carr farm 4 miles southwest of Rich mond and get what you want from Seth C. Reynolds. A man is there to deliver the hog to you any day. 2t STIiAYEf)—1 bay !■ re about ..15 hands high, whi .• spot in fsice and on end of nose, shod all round, saddle marks on back 5 years old.. $10 re ward for finder.—Roy Goolsby, Ash down. tf Kidney weakness, bladder toubles and digestive disorders ere all within the curative power of Prickly Ash Bit ters. As a tcciic for the kidneys and urinary organs’ it has proved its value. Price $1.25 per bottle.—Dixie Drug Co., special agents. advt Seth C. Reynolds has a lot of killing liogs, fab and corn fed. for s:!e, on foot or dressed as you desiie. Take your wagon to his farm, the Carr farm 4 miles southwest :<f Ri hur.ond and buy one or more. A man is there ready any day to deliver the hog and take your money. 2t FARM BARGAIN—320 acres, 1 mile from Ash:'awn cr. gravel pike, 100 acre:; open, good house and barn, nice level land and open land, fenced with wire. For few days only. I have price of $30 per acre. See meat once i' interested.-—H. L. Toiand. Constipation is the starting point for many diseases that end fatally. Healthy regularity can, be established through the use of Prickly Ash Bitters. It is a fine bowel tonic, is mildly stim ulatin'; and strengthens the stomach liver and kidneys. Price $1.25 per bot tle. Dixie Drug Co. special agents. CARS Rl N iN ST. LOFIS Service Poor hut A11 Lines Are Kept Open During RHzzaril. St. Louis. Jan. 12.—Although the local Weather Bureau hail predicted a low temperature tonight of 11 degrees below zer'< at 7 o’clock the thermo meter stood only at 1 below, with indications that the lowest mark would bs five o. six degrees below. Apparently the worst of the blizzard which had swept ovar St. Louis and its territory for the past 36 hours hejs passed and more moderate weather may be expected. Transportation schedules, however remain 'isorganized and through pas senger trains from, the East and West due here yesterday, are still mnabie to reach the terminals. Rsiiiroad offi cials said tonight a general move ment '< trains would not begin until tomorrow. Every effort is being made by local officials to alleviate the plight of the passengers held m tnow-bound bains in Illinois. Street car traffic remains badly disarranged, but rjll lilies have been kept ore t. DO YOU KNOW 9 Altho goods are scarce and hard to get, our stock is in good shape and complete in every department. Would advise however, that you supply your needs EARLY as later you may not be able to get what you want. LET US SHOW YOU ( ASHDOWN HARDWARE CO. \ PEACE IMPOSSIBLE CHURCHILL ASSERTS And British Official Urges Urtited States to Rush Troops Abroad—"Speed Up the Pace/’ London, Jan. 11.—Winston Spencer Churchill. British minister of muni ions addressing the American Lunch eon Club today, made a powerful ap peal for the sending of American sol diers to Europe quickly and in as irge numbers as possible. The reception of Premier Lloyd Teorge rind President Wilson's war aims by the Central Powers, the min ister declared, showed a gulf that no bridge could span. He added that Great Britain and the United States having issued their war aims, they must now bend every effort to the practical work of enforcing them ca the enemy. “We have found a complete agree :enc on pur war aims” Mr. Churchill rid. so let us concentrate our whole •ouis on practical measures whereby hose aims may he achieved." England must n.elt all her resources o c ntinue 1, into war work. Women must craw nearer to the fireing lines :: 1 do manna! labor i. relieve work si s men for the ranks of the army. Cations, ho saia, must be cut down. Musi Increase Pace. ‘The omy way to shorten the suf-. firing and torment " he raid “is to increase the pace ” Referring to America’s participation in the \va \ Mr Chimehiil said: “You h.ave accepted an imme-ise re spi v.‘ ibilitv Neve in history has so groat a nation undertaken so great a ‘ask. Your aid is virtually needed in this great struggle and needed soon.” Mr. Churchill said that Endland has sufficient reserve material to fully equip the several hundred thousand Americans when they landed in Eu rope. He advocated that shipping be lev ed to bringing men end finish ed or half-finished products rather than bulky raw materials. Mr. Churchill said Endland has tuns men and fuses waiting for the is Preparations were under way. ■e added, to meet the German hordes oming from the east. * Although he had doubt of victo ry. dir. Churchill declared the coming ■ST would be the hardest of the war. -o •' <: :il ruder New Management Mr. L. L. Munraw of Achille, Okla., has leased the .Royal Theater and has taken charge. Mr. Munraw is an ex perienced picture mnn liaving been :i the business for 7 years. Mrs. Iunr'.w will be here in a few days > 'l her smiling face will be seen in the ticket window. Mr. Munraw will make some changes in the policy of the house. See add elsewhere. THOMAS H. IX E’S CIVILIZATION The submarine scenes and battles which form one of the most interest ing features of ‘Civilization.’ Thoina3 II. luce's film spectacle which comes to the Royal Theater. Friday, January 25 were actually made aboard real sea sharks of Uncle Sam's Navy. It was through the instigation of J. Par kerRead, Jr., Mr. Ince s, personal rep resentative. that the United Eta(te3 Government agreed to co-operate in the taking of this portion r<f the film. It it customary for the Navy in its quarterly practice off Point Loma San Diago, to use for target practice an old discarded steamer br freight vessel. Mr. Read agreed to furnish the baittleship seen in ‘Civilization,’ for this purpose and rn behalf of Mr. Tnce to pay for the expensive tor pedoes and shells used in the fray. ;”ie Government agreed to furnish two batt’eships. two torpedo boat .des troyers, one cruiser, and two sub marines, the latter of the H boat class. The battle as fought for the movies actually Listed twenty seven minutes. :c.3 were six hundred shots fired by -the Navy men, and another six hund red shots fired into the air. for the most part by the hired motion pic ture soldiers. Of the real shots fired by the United States Navy men each one carefully timed and placed. 92 or cent were effective. vz i*zi'z .’z vz ~.'z vz vz vz i\z zfz vz vz ffmm ciiiii ; STOLEN—Light sorrel mare, with split in left ear. short tail and mane foretop cut out. colt feet Finder notify J. "'R. Furlow, Ashdown. Ark. Belong to Jas. Parkins. $5 reward. 4t WANTED TO BUY—50 head ofiOuwteik and Poland China pigs. Will pay a reasonable price for same.—W. D. Waldrop, Ashdown, Ark. 3t l’OR SALE—6-room bungalow, good well water, 2 lots, east side of town Price $975 cash. See J. M. Morgan. Ashdown, Ark. lOt FOR SALE—House. 6 lots, barn, In town of Wilton. 80 acre larm 5 miies west of Ashdown, 5 acres in cultiva tion. good wire fence all round, good buildings and g'otl well of water.— Claud Henry, Ashdown. 3t LOG (TTTEItS WA\TEI>—Will ijay $3 per day or $1 per thousand^ tools furnished, also drivers $2.75 and $3. —A. A. Drciham White Cliffs, Ark. 4t -o Bad digestion robs the bcdy of the nourishment it needs to maintain ' eolth rnd strength. To restore tone in the digestive organs there is no bet ter remedy than Prickly Ash Bitters P improves digestion and cletnses the i omach, liver and bowels. Price $1.25 no- tottie. Dixie Drug Co., special -gents advt —-o Whenever You Need a General Tonic Take Grove’s. The Old Standard Grove’s Tasteless chill Tonic is equally valuable as f Gem ral Tonic because it contains thi well known tonic properties of QUININI and IRON. It acts cn the Liver, Drivt* out Malaria, Enriches the Blood ar Build? up the Y/hole Systeru. 60 cent i - I:'; SOUTHEAST KILLS 10; IMJUBES100 Probable ThaLl Casualty List in Ala bama Will He Increased When Communication Is Restored. Atalama, G?.., Jan. 12.—The Soutli Atlantic and East Gulf states today .vere slowly recovering lrom one of the worst wind, rain and sleet storms in recent years, which swept the ter ritory late yesterday and last night Communicritica with, sections isolated by the elements had been partially re stored by noon today, but fire com panies were working under a great | handicap, owing to the large territory ! affected. Ten persons are known to have been killed and nearly 100 injured with unconfirmed reports cf additional Icbe of life at towns with which wire : communications have not been restor communic3ticns Das not been restored. Casualties reported stood at 10 dead and nearly 100 injured. Property dam age is believed to be comparatively small. Dead and injured: Cowarts, Ala., seven killed, 25 injured; Webb, Ala., 1 killed, scores injured In the de struction 'C severed buildings; Troy, Ala., one killed, several injured; Ma con, Ga., one killed, several injured. At Andalusia, Ala., an orphanage was demolished and four children In jured. Two churches at Andalusia also were wrecked and several other buildings damaged. At Camp Wheeler, near Montgomery, some tents, were blown down, but no one was injured. In Tennessee this morning severe cold, with the temperature at Nash ville going to a minimum of 10 de grees below zero, and eight degrees below zero at Memphis, followed in the wake of the blizzard which swept across the Mississippi river yesterday. ■—.— o TO ERECT MONUMENT Shaft Planned c,t Texaskana to Honor Confederate Soldiers. Texarkana Jail. 12.—Preparations e re in progress here f v lie enction o the monument in honor of the soi diers cf the Confederate states. The material lias arrived with the ex ception of two figures, and these are expected wlrihtn a short time. The monument will be of granite and will involve an expenditure of between $12,000 and $15,000. It will be erected south o: the postoffice. The work of raising the money for the monument is due mainly to Cant. James T. Ros torough and the local Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cap tain F < borough, who started the movement, was a gallant soldier of the "Lost Cause” and followed the “Stars and Bars" from First Manas ses to Apomattox. -o To Cure a Cold in One Day. Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. It stops the Cough and Jleadache and works off the Cold. Druggists refund money if it fails to cure. E. W. GROVE S signature on each box. 30c 2 Car Loads of Buggies Car of Avery Plow Goods Big Stock of Furniture Rugs, Zen oleum f. * ' *' .v ir." .'- - Henry & Joy ne r Hd w. C o. Royal Theatre Under New Management The policy of this theatre will be 4 and 5 reels of Good Pictures at 10 and 15c with now and then a special feature at 10 and 20c. Ventilators in the roof have been repaired and the house will always be warm. Best music to be se cured. Shows Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day this week. After this week Every Night. Wanted, a Pianist. Fibe Royal, L. L. Munraw, Mgr. Little River News $1.50 per Year in Advance REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK At Ashdown in the State of Arkansas, at tli close of Business cn !>ec. 31,1917. RESOURCES. Loans and Discounts. Total loans . Overdrafts, unsecured, $3 186.73. L'bertv Loan Bonds, unpledged, 31 and 4 per cent... Securities other than U. S. Bonds (not including stocks) owned .$246 781.67 - 246.781.67—$246,781.67 ---. 3,186.73 12 300.00— 12 300.00 unpledged 5,908.16— 5 908.16 StocA of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per cent of subscription. 1 500.00 Value of Banking House. 6.000.00 Equity in Banking House. Furniture emd Fixtures ._ Lawful Reserve with Federal Reserve Bank. ( ash in vault and net amounts due from national banks. 28,337.40 Xet amounts due from banks, bankers, and trust companies other than included in Items 13, 14 and 15... Total of Items 14. 15, 16, 17 and 18.$ 29,797.83 ( hecks on banks located outside rtf city or town of reporting bank... Serum Account . New Building Account. War Savings Thrift Stamps . 6 000.00 3.628.00 13 830.23 1 460.43 55,938.49 47.63 2,729.97 412.28 TOTAL .$382,060.99 LIABILITIES. Capital Stock paid in.... , Surplus fund . Undivided profits ... _ ^ 22 395 47 Less Current Expenses, interest, and taxes paid. 4,726.71 Interest and discount collected or credited, in advance of maturity and not earned (approximate). Net amounts due to brinks, bankers and trust companies (other than included in items 30 or 31). Total of items 31 and 32....$ 15,000.00 Individual deposits subject to check. Certificates of deposit due in less than 30 days (other than for money borrowed) . Cashier’s Checks outstanding.. Total of demand deposits.$293,810.16 Time Deposits Subject to Reserve (payable after 30 days, or subject t or more notice, and postal savings.) ( oniifieates of deposit (other than for money borrowed). 14 915,72 Total of time deposits subject to Reserve. $14,915.72 Cash Letters of Credjt and Travelers’ Checks outstanding 7.35_ 7.35 T0TAL.;...,.,.$382,060.99 State of Arkansas, County of Little River, ss. I, W. K. Haller, Cashier cf the«bove named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. W. K. Haller, Cashier. C ORRECT Attest: H. L. Toland, H. H. Orton and A. J, Russell. . Director*. Subscribed and aworn to before me tbit 12tb day of January, 1111. My commission expires February 2,1981, R. R Hu4flhaton. fitotirj 25 000.00 25.000. 00 7,668.7c 659.00 15.000. 00 277.294.42i ) 30 days.