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Ashdown Little River News (Newspaper) - November 24, 1920, Ashdown, Arkansas Volume xxii. News. Semi weekly wednesday november 24, 1920. Number 98 Ashdown Little River county Arkansas. Father ind son ban Quet great Success eighty four Fen and boys attended banquet in this City Friday night great time the father and son banquet held in this City Friday night under the auspices of the county y. M. A a. Committee was a great Success. This was the first father and son banquet to be held in this county. The splendid supper which was served at 6 o clock was served by the ladies of the a. I. C. There were 84 men and boys present. Every Man who did not have a boy of his own to take with him carried some other Man s boy and together they had a great time. T. B. Cook took the floor As toastmaster As soon As the tables were cleared and the pro Gram of the evening began. Dewitt Davis came up from Texarkana and acted As song Leader. His wife accompanied him. He not Only Lead in the singing in which All took part but Sang several numbers alone. He is a Fine Singer and added life to the Occa Sion. Or. Cook made a Fine toastmaster and succeeded in getting a lot of men and boys on the floor to make Short talks. District Secretary Cross made the opening address. The speeches were too numerous to men Tion in detail. Judge j. S. Steel and a. L. Dulaney were on for set addresses and responded with Fine talks. Wit and pleasantries were indulged in by All the others making it an Occas Ion to be Long remembered. These banquets bring the men and boys to Gether on the same basis and bring about an Exchange that cannot help but be helpful. County Secretary Mitchelmore was Given a rising vote vote for his work in the county. O under heavy guard Slaughter and Green Are Well guarded at the Penitentiary. Little Rock nov. 23. Special Slaughter and Green the convicted desperadoes from hot Springs will find it extremely difficult to affect an escape from the state Penitentiary should they be inclined to do so. Be cause of fears that had been expressed by citizens of hot Springs and others that the men would make a desperate attempt to regain their Liberty gov. Brough yesterday conferred with the commissioners of the Penitentiary and it was agreed that extraordinary Safe guards should be thrown about the prison rendering their escape impossible -0- Allene club yews. Allene. Nov. 22. Special the first meeting of the boys and girls club met wednesday the 17th. All members were present. Rose Honnell and Paul Patton were elected yell leaders. Grace Gillhan and cop Colthrop were elected to represent the boys and girls club of Allene at Ashdown. The club adopted Thrift for their motto and the Fox Chase song for their song. Cotton association meeting Nelo Here Campaign of american Cotton association throughout comity All this week. Or. Broomfield a Cotton grower in St. Francis county was Here monday to begin the Campaign of the american Cotton association to organize the county. The first meeting was held in the Hall of the farm Bureau monday night. Those present were a number of Large and Small Farmers merchants and Bankers. Or. Broomfield gave the business plans advocated by the Assoc j nation. He said that Cotton had always been marketed during the fall and in 1 three months when the business plan would be to Market the crop through out the year. This was one year when there was no Market and must of necessity be sold slowly according to the demand. He said that the world needed More Cotton than is being grown but owing the conditions could not take it rapidly. The association wants 1 the Cotton warehoused so that it can be protected and sold in lots after being graded As demand and judgment Dis tates. He said that the loss in this state last year from weather or coun try damage amounted to ten million dollars. There was a general discussion. It was decided that after the round had been made Over the conty a Date would be set for a general county meeting. Of necessity the farms must largely produce their own food and feed crops next year. A Large Cotton crop cannot be financed in the South. J of negro uses gun fires at three boys and later exchanges shots with officers. Will Owens a negro living near Pine Prairie shot at the sons of George Mcdowell Friday night who were said to be passing along the Road. The negro was said to have Given the elder Mcdowell a bad Check for a debt which was the direct cause of the bad feeling. Sheriff Pierce and others officers exchanged shots later with Owens who escaped in the dark. No one was injured. Owens gave up next Day to Mcdowell and was turned Over to the officers and placed in jail. Great Eagle is killed by Ross Johnston toss Johnston while Hunting ducks on Cattail Lake beyond Richmond Mon Day killed a great american Eagle. He was brought to Ashdown and exhibited at the news office where crowds thronged to View him. The Groat Bird measured 7 feet 8 inches from tip to tip of his wings this is the first Eagle that we have heard of being killed in this county the Eagle was probably Hunting ducks he was flying Over Ross when he shot him Down with no 6 shot he shot him the second time after he came to the ground we want you to feel at Tome in Tia tank. Illustrating Farmers needs Here at the Arkansas state Bank we understand the needs of Farmers pretty Well. Most of our officers have had farm ing experience and they know what a Farmer demands in the Way of banking service. The requirements of a Farmer Aye Dif Ferent from those of any other class of patrons and it is our aim at All times to co operate with them intelligently. A cordial invitation is extended to Farmers accounts. Arkansas stat Bank no red tape we do or we dont pastors Are assigned by Bishop Mouzon to i Rev. Z. T. Lindsay sent to Ashdown w. A. Steel to Foreman j. I. Ituna to Wilton and Richmond. Local appointments. Following Are the changes made. In Little River county j. F. Simmons presiding elder. Ashdown. Z. D. Lindsay. Foreman. W. A. Steel. Winthrop c. A. Fuller. Richmond and Wilton , Dunn. Camden nov. 21.the annual Little Rock conference of the methodist episcopal Church. South which opened Here wednesday closed tonight with the Reading of the appointments by Bishop Mouzon. The conference will meet next year at Pine Bluff. Following Are the appointments Texarkana District. J. F. Simmons presiding elder Ash Down z. D. Lindsay Bradley and Walnut Hill to be supplied College Hill and Garland b. F. Roebuck Dod Dridge j. H. Mckelvey Dierks w. F. Campbell Mcqueen j. A. Parker Edgar d. T. Rowe Foreman w. A. Steel Gillham and Winthrop c. A. Fuller Horatio r. G. Rowland Hatfield . Garrett Supply Lockesburg l. A rid ing Lewisville. J. W. Rogers Mena f. F. Harrell Par Aloma to be sup plied Richmond and Wilton j. A Dunn Stamps j. A. Biggs Spring Hill j. W. Fulton Texarkana first Church j. D. Hammonds Fairview f. N. Brewer Umpire j. F. Taylor. Students in Southern methodist University r. E. Fawcett r. P. James w. A Scott and e. C. Rule. Student in Hendrix College w. J Clark. Little Bock District. James Thomas presiding elder aus tin circuit c. F. Musser Bryant Cir Cuit w. T. Hopkins Bauxite j. T. Rogers Carlisle a. B. Barry Des arc to o. Role jr., England M. Owens Hazen and Devall s Bluff. T. M. Armstrong Hickory Plains circuit c. B. Davis Tomberlin circuit o. C. Bird Well Keo to be supplied Lonoke l. E. N. Hundley Little Rock As Bury w. W. Davidison capital View j. R. Thomason first Church p. C. Fletcher Forest Park e. D. Galloway Henderson Clarence a Meux High lands p. G. Role Hunter memorial j Roy Farr Pulaski Heights w. G. House Twenty sixth Street w. R. J Harrison Winfield memorial w. B. Hogg Mabelvale circuit Roy Jordan Guk Hill circuit g. L. Galloway. Camden District. J j. L. Hoover presiding elder at Lanta l. C. Evans Bearden f. A Roe j Buck Buena Vista g. W. Warren Bessey Hudson George Camden w. To Wink Insan Chidester a b a 1 Nold Eagle Mills w. G. Robertson Al Dorado j. A. Henderson Al Dorado circuit j. C. Johnson Fordyce or. Richardson Hampton a m. Powell Huttig c. B. Powell Junction City w. M. Hays Kingsland j. J. Colson Magnolia m. K. Inin Stephens j. E. Coooper Strong c. H. Mayo Thornton a. L. Leonard Waldo j. H. Glass Wesson r. A Bamburg. Monticello District f w. P. Whaley presiding elder a Kaneas City s a. Dean Arkansas and Southern Campb j. B. Pickering j Cowsett k. H. Cannon Dermott s. K. Burnett Dumas r. T. Ross Eudora j. M. Cannon Fountain Hill. A l. Simeon Hamburg P. Clark her Mirage circuit c. E. Whitten Lake Village w. T. Menard Monticello s. R. Twitty Monticello circuit w. B. English Montrose r. A. Mcclintock mount pleasant j. E. Waddell Mcgehee a f. Musser new Edinburg circuit to be supplied Palestine circuit to be supplied Portland and Park Dane 8i. M. Holland Wilmou a. C. Rogers. Pine Bluff circuit j. W. Harrell presiding elder Al Themer and Wabbaseka j. D. Rog ers Dewitt b. A. Few Gillett h. E. Vancamp Grade a. T. Clanton Humphrey and Sunshine m. Of Barnett Pine Bluff Carr memorial h. H. Mcguyre first Church e. R. Steel Hawley memorial l. W. Evans Lake Side h. B. Trimble Pine Bluff Cir Cuit f. R. Canfield Redfield w. H. Gilbert Supply Rison f. C. Cannon Roe e. D. Hanna Rowell a e. Jac Obs Sheridan station j. L. Dedman j Sheridan circuit h. Harrington Star i City w. C. Lewis St. Charles. J. W. Nethercutt Stuttgart s. F. Goddard i Swan Lake s. W. Rainey Sherrill and Fucker w. W. Christie. Prescott District i j. H. Cummins press tins elder Anir Ity and Glenwood b e. Mullins ble Vins s. T. Baugh Bingen s. C. Wil Liams Caddo Gap and Roseboro j. C. Adjourned term of circuit court meets an adjourned term of july court opened tuesday to Complete some unfinished business an adjourned term of the july Cir Cuit court met in this City tuesday with judge j. S. Steel presiding. The object of the court is to clean up some of the unfinished business of prosecuting at Torney a. D. Dulaney before he retires from office cases that have been continued from a recent court. It is not believed that All cases on the docket will be tried. There Are some felony cases docketed that will Likely be Dis posed of. The old Petit jury has been called Back but the grand jury will not meet. It is not believed that the session will be Long probably two Days unless situation developed that will Call for More time than expected. Of Rush toward America All Europe seeks to emigrate to u. S. Ole Hanson says. New York nov. 22.testimony to the effect that everybody from every where in Europe is trying to emigrate to the United states to escape conditions of congestion and discomfort on the other Side of the Ocean will be presented by Ole Halson former mayor of Seattle to the House immigration committee. Or. Hanson returned sat urday from a visit to seaports of hol land. France Belgium. Sweeden and other countries. He has been quoted As advocating total suspension of euro Pean immigration for a minimum per red of two years. Of fire saturday burning grass sat Fence and Wood of a. D. Dulaney on fire. Shortly after 12 o clock saturday what came near being a serious fire was discovered at the Home of a. D. Dulaney. Some of the neighbors were. Burning grass which spread to the Duraney property and fired the Fence and Wood pile. A few cords of Wood were destroyed before the arrival of the 1 fire department As Well As some Fence i the garage had a narrow escape. Thanksgiving services. There will be a Union thanksgiving service held at the methodist Church thursday morning at 10 o clock. . Terrall the Christian minister of Hope will conduct the services. Of Harding carries Nevada my Raets own county goes Republican for president. Little Rook nov. 9.a Check of the vote in the november election being made at the office of the Secretary of slate today disclosed that Nevada county the Home of governor elect C. Mcrae gave Harding a majority of 72 votes. Four other counties Nomin ally democratic returned majorities for Republican electors. They Are a Kansas Lincoln Monroe and Mont Gomery. Cade Center Point a. W. Hamilton Columbus. S. B. Mann Delight Jesse Galloway Emmett H. Crowder Gurdon w. Wnelson Hope Alonzo Monk Hope Mission j. W. Anderson Murfreesboro and Japan j. R. Rush ing mount a and Womble j. M. Ham Ilton Mineral Springs j. B. Sims Nashville f. P. Doak Orange View o. L. Walker Prescott j. A. Sage Prescott circuit s. L. Durham Washington and Ozan a c. Gatlin Whelin Springs g. Xvi. Brooks. Arkadelphia District. R. W. Mckay presiding elder Arkadelphia station j. L. Cannon Ark Udemi Puiia circuit j. J. Mellard Benton a c. Hillard Carthage circuit m. K. Rogers Cedar Glades circuit to be supplied Dalark circuit l. T. Rogers Holly Springs c. A Williams hot Springs Central Avenue m. E. Monk Oak Lawn c. D. Cade Park Avenue t., o. Role third Street Percy Vau Ghan hot Springs circuit j. Re Dick Inson Mavern station r. R. Moore Mavern circuit b. C. Walth Okolona circuit D. Spruce Pearcy circuit c. J. Sager Princeton circuit d. A Warlick Sparkman and Sardis b. F. Scott. President Henderson Brown College j. W. Workman professor in Emory University r. Rhodes Chaplin in state Penitentiary e. M. Pipkin Stu Dent in Southern methodist University Thornburgh Workman. Probe bread and meat profits in it. Smith j. S. Holt Ileal tired that investigation of prices will be made at once. It. Smith nov. 20.j. S. Holt United states District attorney yesterday announced his intention of starting an investigation to learn Why bakery pro ducts and meats in fort Smith and other towns of the District Over which he has supervision have not followed the recent declines in wheat and livestock i for the past three weeks Market prices on wheat Corn and Oats have been on the decline. Yesterday such prices tumbled still further. The de crease in livestock prices has not been so great but the decline has been steady. Or. Holt declared that the i Vestiga Tion of prices will be made at once i with special attention paid to the Bak Ery products and meats. He further declared that profiteering m any form will not be tolerated. Press dispatches announce similar investigations into bakery and meat prices and other food stuffs for other sections of the country some of these investigations Are Al ready under Way and others will be started at Onice according to dispatches. While it was not so stated it is believed the action is concerted with Federal officials throughout the coun try. Will publish draft deserters War department May publish each slacker in the u. S. Little Rock nov. 23. Special it has been announced in military circles that the adjutant general of the army is preparing to publish a list of All wilful draft deserted. The War department is determined that Steps shall be taken to apprehend those who Are guilty of wilful desertion of whom there Are about 174,000. It is desirous however to avoid publishing As desert 1 ers the names of those who were not guilty. The list is being carefully checked and it is hoped that at least 15,000 names May be eliminated. Outside of the matter of trial and punishment says gov. Brough in a letter made Public publicity which will result from this list will be Sev Ere punishment upon those who refused to answer their countries Call in her hour of need it will be a disgrace which can never be effectively lived Down especially in View of the Fine response made by the Young and Flower of our country. It is therefore of the first importance that the list be Cor rect for if a name which does not properly belong there should be made Public no amount of explanation or correction could Ever undo the injury wrought. The governor Calls upon All patriotic citizens to assist the authorities in making this list accurate and Complete. Of mrs. Kenie Waldrop of Wilton was the guest of her parents or. And mrs. H. L. Toland sunday. Cooper goes to his death calmly ouachita county negro. Charles Cooper fates the electric chair without tremor. Little Hock nov. 20.charles Coop or ouachita county negro was electrocuted at the state Penitentiary yester Day morning the penalty Tor having murdered 01 lie Pickett a White Farmer. Cooper was Cairn to the last and walked to the electric chair unassisted. Throe negro ministers consoled him to the death cell and held services just be fore the execution. The death warrant was read to Cooper shortly before 7 Oclock by commissioner Burkett. Cooper list ened very attentively. Chaplain Pipkin spoke to the condemned Man and offered prayer during which Coop or be wed his . At the conclusion of the Brief services Cooper Shook hands win those in the death cell and thanked the Penitentiary officials for the kindness they had shown him during his confinement at the Penitentiary. To said he had no ill feeling toward any one. The death March to the execution chamber began and Cooper walked steadily through the door leading into the room of death. He turned his head toward the witnesses and bade them Good morning. Before taking his seat Cooper bid everyone Good Bye in a steady voice. The execution took place at 7 o clock Sharp. He was pronounced dead in less than a minute. The crime of which Cooper was convicted was characterized As the Moat brutal in the history of Tochita county. Cooper fled from the state immediately after the killing but Jonm apprehended in a Northern state Sev eral months later. He was brought Back to Little Rock and held at police Headquarters Here several Days for safekeeping after which he was returned to Camden for trial. Cooper feigned pc vanity in the death cell last week and refused to eat. A Board of physicians appointed by governor Brough reported that Cooper Only feared death and that he was sane realizing that his last Hope was gone. Cooper seemed resigned and spent his last Days quietly much of the time in prayer. His wife was allowed to visit him thurs Ady afternoon. Cooper sent a fare Well message to his Mother in Mississippi thursday afternoon. Met. Ollie Pickett wife of the Mur dered Man did not witness the exe cution As she had wished. Ouachita county officials dissuaded her by As Suring her that there was no Chance that Cooper would escape death. Mrs. Pickett was very bitter toward her husbands murderer and had wished to see him die. Of card of thanks to the Good people of Ashdown we thank you for the kindness and assistance to our beloved Mother mrs. C. A. Walker during her last illness. Son and daughter the Golden Rule a Young Fanner went to his banker a Short time ago and asked to borrow $100.00. After Eon Sulim. The depositors Ledger and noting the condition of this Farmers account the banker said alright sir you Cun have it. I observe that while your account is not Large yet it has keen gradually increasing which shows that you Are succeeding. I also note that you Are apparently doing All your business with us which shows that Yon Are our Friend and we always feel like helping our friends. Was the Bankers conclusion logical v this Bank preaches and practices the Golden Kule

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