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TO OPERATION Wife Cured by Lydia E. Pinkharn's Vegetable Compound Pes Moines, Iowa. —“Four years a pro I was very sick and my life was nearly spent. The doctors stated that I would never get well with ou t an operation and that without it I would not live one year. My husband objected to any operation and got me some of Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegeta ble Compound. 1 took it and commenced to get better and ana now well, am stout and able to do my own housework. 1 can recommend the Vegetable Com pound to any woman who is sick and run down as a wonderful strength and health restorer. My husband says I would have been in my grave ere this if it had not been for your Vegetable Compound.”—Mrs. Blanche Jeffer son, 703 Lyon St., Des Moines, Iowa. Before submitting to a surgical opera tion it is wise to try to build up the female system and cure its derange ments with Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vege table Compound; it has saved many Women from surgical operations. Write to the Lydia £. Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Mass., for advice—it will be confidential. ADVICE TO THE AGED Ace brings Infirmities, such as sluggish ftowels, weak kidneys and torpid liver. tutt*s Pills have a specific effect on these organs, stimulating the bowels, gives natural action, and Imparts vigor to the whole sytsem. Sold for 47 years. For Malaria, Chills and Fever. Also a Fine General Strengthening Tonic. •“"iKi a2SA‘*“ Hard Ideal. “The new Ideal of patriotism—pa triotism and preparedness—is a hard ideal to reach up to." The speaker was Representative Gardner of Massachusetts. He con tinued ; “Yes. before tins splendid ideal the soft and selfish citizen is like the farm boarder. “ 'I guess,’ the farmer said to his new boarder from the city, ‘I guess ye won't want to get up very early in the morning, hey?’ “ ‘No, by heck!’ said the city chap with a laugli; I think I’d prefer to sleep late.’ ‘“All right,’ said the farmer. ‘In that case, then, we won’t have break fast till 4:30 a. m."—Washington Star. They Fooled ’Em. “Did anyone discover that you were a bride and bridegroom on your honey moon trill?” “No; we fooled every one. Instead of calling each other by our first names I called Jim ‘Mr. Illack’ and he •called me ‘M!*s I’inkly’ just as we did before we were engaged. We were just as formal with each other as strangers would be.” A pear tree on the fanti of J. S. Engle in Shoemakers\^le, l’a., 103 years old, is bearing fruit. Who is first in bed at your house at night? You will bet it is father. Brightens One Up There is something about Grape-Nuts food that bright ens one up, infant or adult, both physically and mentally. What is it? Just its delightful flavor, and the nutriment of whole wheat and barley, including their wonderful body and nerve building mineral ele ments! A crisp, ready-to-eat food, with a mild sweetness all its own; distinctive, delicious, satisfying— Grape-Nuts “There's a Reason" «ET»« DURING NATIONAL CAMPAIGN WILL RETURN TO CONFER WITH STATE COMMITTEE. SPEAKERSHIP HARD FOUGHT Lee Cazort, One of the Candidates for Speakership, is Still in the Hospital, Recovering From an Operation For Appendicitis. Little Rock.— Dr. C. H. Brough writes Little Rock friends that the first spare time he has curing the national campaign he will come to Little Rock to confer with members of the Democratic state campaign committee to make another list of speaking appointments before the November election. Several sen ators and representatives who are anxious to see Dr. Brougn relative to the organization of the legislature this winter will make .1 convenient to be in Little Rock at the same time. It is Dr. Brough's intention not to interfere with the organization of the Senate and House, but, of course, he says it would gratify him very much to have men friendly to his pol icies as presiding officers of the Sen ate and House. Lee Cazort, representative from Johnson county, one of the candidates for the speakership, is still in the hospital recovering from an opera tion for appendicitis. Brooks Norfleet of Forrest City is meeting with much encouragement, and the best informed politicians be lieve ti.at the contest will narrow down between Mr. Cazort and Mr. Norfleet, with the latter having the advantage of legislative experience and many of the best politicians or the state at his back. Mr. Norfleet comes to the legislature with the al most solid backing of the delegations from Eastern Arkansas. Besides he will get considerable support from Western, Northern and Northeast Ar kansas. Burt Brooks of Pulaski county. Representative Gentry of Hempstead county, Jo Johnson of Sebastian county and Louis Josephs of Texar kana are also prominently mentioned in their immediate neighborhoods for the speakership election. Padgett Files Appeal. Sidney Padgett of White county, sentenced to 10 years for assault with intent to kill F. D. Worthington of Beebe last January, has filed an ap peal with the clerk of the Supreme Court. Worthington, a member of the White County Grand Jury, was shot while he was in his home by an assailant who tired through a window. Padgett was convicted chiefly on the ' testimony of a detective who had j himself placed in jail. The detective testified Padgett admitted to him that he shot Worthington. May Get Back Job. Former State Treasurer John W. Crockett, who recently returned from Washington after resigning as secre tary of the Senate Interstate Com merce committee, lias been endorsed ! by most 01 the Arkansas delegation in Congress and other public officials for an appointment as registrar of one of the federal land banks to be established under the farm loan law. 8,000 Gain in Votes. The support given by Arkansas ne groes to any political party will have little effect on the general election of November 7. according to records or poll tax receipts issued. These show that the total negro vote will be less than 20 per cent of the total in the state. White poll tax payers in the state numbered 220,977 and negroes 50,705. Completes Road Plans. Hugh R. Carter, state highway en gineer, completed plans for 15 miles of road in Poinsett county, between Marked Tree and the county line, to cost ,$38,000, and 10 1-2 miles in De sha county, between McArthur and the Drew county line, to cost $62,u00. School Fund Paid. The last payment out of the com ! mon school fund was made to the treasurer oi Polk county. It amount ed to $12,309.92. Approximately $160, 000 remains in the Confederate pen sion fund. Governor Pardon*. Governor Hays issued pardons re lieving George Hardy ot Texarkana of paying a ilne of $100 for assault and battery, and W. B. Blalock of Greene county of paying a $100 fine for breach of the peace. Jesse Whitley, who two years ago 1 shot and killed Wesley Munn, his | rival in a love affair, near Des Arc, ! was among four mpn pardoned by Governor Hays. Whitley had served less than two years of a 21-year sen tence. Pat Hicks of Clay county, sentenced In June, 1914. to 10 years for arson. Jack Detnpsey of Sebastian county, sentenced only 10 days ago to four years for burglary. Fred Warren of Johnson county, sentenced in May to two years for No Appointment Made. Dr. Wallace Butrick or New York city, member of the General Educa tion Board, has been in Little Rock for several uays conferring with Geo. B. Cook, state superintendent of pub lic instruction, concerning the ap pointment of a successor to Leo M. Favrot, assistant supervisor of rural schools. Dr. Butrick told Mr. Cook that the board had decided to post pone the naming of Mr. Favrot’s suc cessor until about January 1. Dr. Wy ciiffe Rose, also a member of the Gen eral Education Board, has been en gaged in health work for the board at Crossett. Incorporation Matters. The Mollie -‘L'' Mining Company of Eaton, Lawrence county, capital ized at $5,000, filed articles of incor poration. The corporators are J. W. Hull, J. B. Butler and R. N. Lloyd. The H. L. Holdcrness Co. of Pine Bluff filed articles of incorporation. Corporators were: H. L. Ilolderness, Fred E. Niven and Harvey Allen. The capital stock is $20,000, fully subscrib el. The company will engage in the automobile business. Old Warrant Is Held. An Arkansas $10 warrant issued in 1S70 and later repudiated by act of the legislature with others of the same issue is held by a patron of tne First State Bank of Hugo, Okla., who accepted it as legal tender, ac cording to a letter the bank wrote to Secretary of State Earle W. Hodges. The bank wrote Mr. Hodges to ask i if the warrant was of any value. Page Invited to Speak. John H. Page, commissioner of mines, manufactures and agriculture, has accepted an invitation from Sen ator Duncan U. Fletcher, president of the Soutnern Commercial Congress, an invitation to address the congress on the subject of international recon struction from an agricultural stand point. The congress meets December 11 to 14. Seeking Statistics. Attorney General Wallace Davis, In collecting data for his biennial report to the governor and legislature, has sent to all prosecuting attorneys blanks to be filled in with informa tion on the number of cases disposed of, number of convictions and other criminal statistics. Filter Plant Needed. Dr. C. W. Garrison, state healtn officer, returned from Batesville. where he conferred with public healtn officials regarding means to purify the city's water supply. It is probable the city will purchase a filtering plant. Dr. Garrison said. Report Law Violators. Alleged violation of the minimum wage law at Texarkana by merchants and other employers coming under its provisions caused an investigation by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to be started by E. I. T.lcKinley, deputy commissioner labor. New Bank Chartered. John M. Davis, state bank commis sioner, .issued a charter to the Mer chants and Planters bank of Spark man, and over long distance phone authorized it to begin business. Governor Hays issued a proclama tion relieving Dr. J. E. Cashien of Union county of paying a fine of ?2t) and costs of $1G, inflicted upon him July 17, when he was convicted of malicious mischief. Names Superintendent. Governor Hays appointed J. W. ! Henry county superintendent of | schools in White county, vice J. t\ i Boggs, who recently moved from tli ] county. -— SHORT ARKANSAS ITEMS. Many mules are being bought near ; Ilatosville. Some are to go to the 1 Mexican border, others to Kurope, W. J. Thomas of Kansas City is the purchasing agent. Black river levee, east of Poca hontas, is under construction. Levee No. 7 i.as been rebuilt. Both were destroyed by floods last year. The new road between Peach Orch ard and Beach Grove has been open ed to traffic. It shortens the route to Paragould by 12 miles. More than 100 people attended a prohibition rally at Grady when Rev M. N. Waldrip of 1 me Bluff was the principal speaker. The Mount Olive stave and head ing mill of Peach Orchard has been dismantled and is oeing removed tc White county. The committee appointed at Bates ville to solicit funds for the Bates ville-Searcy road has raised over $400 Work was begun on the $12,00(1 Methodist church at C orning. A five “W,” We-Win-With-Wood row-Wilson Club, was organized at Cotter in the mayor’s office with Seth Matthews, chairman, and W. T. Beav ers, secretary and treasurer. About 300 were present and signed the ros ter. A majority of those signing are members of tho railroad employes' union. The Merchants’ and Planters’ Bank of Sparkman has opened for business. More than $6,000 was deposited in 3d minutes. Q-BAN DARKENS GRAY HAIR Gray, streaked, prematurely gray or faded hair quickly restored to original dark shade by shampooing hair and scalp a few times with Q-Ban Hair Color Restorer. No dye—perfectly harmless. Q-Ban acts on roots—revives color glands—makes hair healthy, grad ually changing all your gray hair to an [ even natural dark shade, making entire head of hair clean, fluffy, abundant without a trace of gray showing. 50 i cents a big bottle by parcel post, i (Also sold by most druggists.) Address Q-Ban, Memphis, Tenn. Adv. Road to Fame. William Dean Howells was talking, at liis cottage at Klttery Point, Me., about a writer who, after a good be ginning, had degenerated into a pro ducer of trash. “I suppose,” said Mr. Howells, “he got discouraged with the moderate sale of his good work, and now hopes to sell his poor work abundantly." Mr. Howells shook his head and smiled grimly. “The road to fame,” he said, "is crowded with men who, discouraged, are hurrying back.” ON FIRST SYMPTOMS use “Renovtne" and be cured. Do not wait until the heart organ is beyond repair. “Renovtne” is the heart and nerve tonic. Price 60c and $1.00.—Adv. Her Remark. The cataclysm was occurlng. Huge buildings crashed down as If smashed by a gaiut list. The ground rocked. Tall trees fell fast. The tortured earth gaped In wide fissures. People ran wildly about, shrieking in frenzied terror. Mrs. Kidletts looked up from her novel. “Rupert and Harold seem to be en joying themselves,” she murmured. “The dear little fellows are so full of animal spirits'”—Kansas City Star. RELIABLE REMEDY RESTORES KIDNEYS For many year* druggist* have watched with much interest the remarkable record maintained by Dr. Kilmer’s Swamp-Root, the great kidney, liver and bladder rem edy. It is a physician's prescription. Swamp-Root is a strengthening medi cine. Dr. Kilmer used it for years in hi* private practice. It helps the kidneys, liver and bladder do the work nature in tended they should do. Swamp-Root lias stood the test of years. It is sold by all druggists on its merit and it will help you. No other remedy can successfully take its place. Be sure to get Swamp-Root and start treatment at once. However, if you wish first to test this great preparation send ten cents to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y., for a sample bottle. When writing be sure and mention this paper.—Adv. Flight of Imagination. lie were the lust man in the world,” re he were the last man in the world,’ re marked the haughty girl. “No,” replied Miss Cayenne. “If he were the last man in the world, he’d probably be so much in demand that you wouldn’t even get a chance to pro pose to him.” WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS. Every woman takes great pride in having her home well kept, In having the family wash done early In the week. Good bluing is needed even more than good soap. Bo suro to use Red Cross Rail nine.—Adv. Biology. First Girl—What's biology, mean? Second Girl—Why, it's the science of shopping, I suppose. More fhan 1,000 kinds of sausages j ire known In Germany. CALOMEL MAKES YOU SICK, UGH! IT'S MERCURY AND SALIVATES Straighten Up! Don’t Lose a Day’s Work! Clean Your Sluggish Liver and Bowels With “Dodson’s Liver Tone.” Ugh! Calomel makes you sick. Take a dose of the vile, dangerous drug to? night and tomorrow you may lose a day’s work. Calomel is mercury or quicksilver which causes necrosis of the bones. Calomel, when it comes into contact with sour bile crashes into it. break i ing it up. This is when you feel that awful nausea and cramping. If you : feel sluggish and “all knocked out,” if 1 your liver is torpid and bowels consti pated or you have headache, dizziness. ; coated tongue, if breath is bad or | stomach sour, just try a cpoonful of ; harmless Dodson’s Liver Tone. , Here’s my guarantee—Go to any drug store or dealer and get a 50-cent bottle of Dodson’s Liver Tone. Take a spoonful tonight and if it doesn't straighten you right up and make yon feel fine and vigorous by morning I want you to go back to the store and g:t your money. Dodson’s Liver Tone is destroying the sale of calomel be cause it is real liver medicine; entire ly vegetable, therefore it cannot sali vate or make you sick. I guarantee that one spoonful of Dodson’s Liver Tone will put your slug gish liver to work pnd clean your bow els of that sour bile and constipated waste which is clogging your system and making you feel miserable. 1 guar antee that a bottle of Dodson's Liver Tone will keep your entire family feel ing fine for months. Give it to your children. It is harmless; doesn’t gripe and they like its pleasant taste.—Adv. W. L. DOUGLAS "THE SHOE THAT HOLDS ITS SHAPE” $3.00 $3.50 $4.00 $4.50 & $5.00 MTWS£H» Save Money by Wearing W. L Douglas shoes. For sale by over9000 shoe dealers. The Ber*: Known Shoes in the World. W. L. Douglas name and the retail price is stamped on the bot tom of all shoes at the factory. The value is guaranteed and the wearer protected against high prices for inferior shoes. The retail prices are the same everywhere. They cost no more in San Francesco than they do in New York. They are always worth the price paid for them. 'T'he quality of W. L. Douglas product is guaranteed by more ■k than 40 yean experience in making line shoes. The smart styles are the leaders ifi the Fashion Centres of America. They are made in a well-equipped factory at Brockton, Mass., by die highest paid, skilled shoemakers, under the direction and supervision of experienced men, all working with an honest determination to make the best shoes for the price that money can buy. je Ask yonr shoe dealer for W. I. Douglas shoes. If he can not supply yon with the kind you want, take no other mk make. Write for Interesting booklet explaining how to |Mj Set shoes ol the highest standard of quality foi the price, III y return mall, postage free. IV LOOK. FOR W. L. Douglas Batlithtirid name and the retail price $3.00 $2.50 t $200 »tamped on the bottom. w upSSSm Shoe c«.. Rmekton. Maaa. Explained. “How do you happen to miss your way so often when you go touring?” “That’s easily explained,” replied Mr. Chuggins. "It’s due to the kind of ear I bought. They give yon a joke book with it instead of a road nmp.” Magic Washing Stick This Is something new to housewives— something they have wanted . 11 their lives, but never could get before. It makes it pos sible to do the heaviest, hardest washing In less an one-half the time it took by old methods, and It eliminates all rubbing and mus cular effort. No washing machine is needed. Nothing but 4his simple little preparation, which Is absolutely harmless to tbs ftaest abries— white, colored or woolen. It makes the hardest task of the week a pleasant pastime— a delightful occupation. You will be de lighted at the clean, spotless, snow-white clothes that come out of the rinsing water; and a& without any effort on your part. The Magic Washing Stick does II ail—and remember, without Injury to the most delicate goods colored or white, woolens, blankets, lace cur tains, etc. Contains no acids, no alkalies, no poisouous Ingredients to make Its use dan gerous. 15 washings 25 ctnis. Sold by all Druggists and Grocers every where. If yours doesn’t haudle it, show him this ad—he'll get It for you. Or send 25c in stamps to A. |. RICHARDS CO.. Shews, Tam Arkansas Distributors PLUNKETT JARRELL 6R0. CO.. Littla Rock, AHonsas-Ady. Briefly Explained. “Why have you named this corn the Jack-rabbit variety?’* “Long ears.** A HINT TO WISE WOMEN. Don’t suffer torture when all female troubles will vanish in thin air after using “Femenina." Price 50c and $1.00.—Adv. It Is what a clever dipomatist doesn’t say that makes him clever. DO YOU HAVE SICK HEADACHE Who of us does not suffer at times from this awful pain? All are sub ject to it—a disordered stomach, inactive liver, constipation are causes. But headaches are mere warnings of something more se rious. Heed the warning, take Dr. THACHER'S Liver and Blood Syrup and head off the more serious ail ments. This preparation positive ly relieves all perils of constipa tion and its kinared disorders, and restores the Bystem to its normal oondition—gently but thoroughly. Get a bottle today. Twe sixes, 50e asd $1. All dealers. APPENDICITIS If Ton htiro been throatoned or haTe Q AIXSTON1BL lKl>I(<WSTION. GA8 or palnn Id the rlrbtpn Ct side write for Talnablo Book of Information ■ I1CC L. K. B4IWRIIS. DEPT ff-B BIOS DiiUBOBI BT. CH1CAB0 “ROUGH on W. N. U., LITTLE ROCK. NO. 40 -191* ' . ALCOHOL- 3 PBR CEVT A Vegetable PrepAtabonforAs KicM simflating (be fcod andBegoU IffiMH ting the stomachs MrtBwetH* PrtinoteTDiieslioaaitoJJ B*; ness andtot.CaitatoMjgf Efe Opiuin,Moipblne nor Mo**1 BjS Wot Narcotic. I €SS|§? i loss ofSu*p S|5» o SwSS XHJf. (WriumCOMl'W'r Ml VEW Exact Copy of Wrapper. Children Cry For What is CASTORIA * Castorfa Is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare* gorlc, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Karoo tie ' substance. Its age is Jts guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays Feverishness. For more than thirty years It has been In constant uso for the relief of Constipation* Flatulency, Wind Colic, all Teething Troubles Diarrhoea. It regulates the Stomach and Bowels* assimilates the Food, giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children’s Panacea—The Mother’s Friend* GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS I In Use For Over 30 Years Tbt Kind You Hove Always Bought _ TH« CiNTRUR COWP.WV, "MW V*RK OI»».