News, as It Wa 4Torty Years Agb" on The Democrat's Editorial Page. Camp Pike, 3 Elsewhere, 5 WILL COMMITTEE 6F i CONDITIONS. mu-siug mu-siug Senate action Senator requesting dip. The secretary committee favored the all the reporting , senators was in leader, had the was for a was two ambassador coin-mitteo coin-mitteo on the was difference of he Mexico, Congress action commit a discussion resolution. summoning said, before understood, either questions Mexico, active had Jenkins, arrest this many Secretary of navy Secretary in discussing navy called time. dreadnoughts about Guantana- ma- ma- ships consti-H consti-H consti-H battle joiH"the to man the was the recruits Cabrera, to it settle the international that .IT. ELECTED TO Local L e a d e r Is Re-elected Re-elected Re-elected Chairman of the Arkansas Equal Suffrage Association; at Closing Session. ' OTHER OFFICERS ALSO ARE ELECTED Mrs. Stella Brizzolara of Fori Smith Is First Vice Chair-Man Chair-Man Chair-Man Mrs. Cotnani Voted $2000 Yearly Salary. The Arkansas Equal Suffrage Association Association Thursday afternoon went out of existence with the organisation ot the Arkansas League of Women Voters, with Mrs. T. T. Cotnani of Little Rock as chairman. Other officers elected were: Mrs. Sjella Briasolara of Fort Smith, first vice chairman: Mrs, Charles Drennan of Hot Springs, as sec ond vice chairman; Mrs. J. R. Wilson of Warren, third vice chairman; Mrs. G. E. Kinney of Dermott, recording secretary, and Mrs. R. W. Walker of Little Rock treasurer. f Mrs. Cotnani. the retlrlnr chairman of vthe Equal Suffrage Association, elected to the chalrmansihp of the new association, waa given further honor by. being voted a salary of $2,000 a year. The committee during the two davi of the convention which closed shortly after noon Thursday adopted all tha recommendations made by the chairman at the opening session Wednesday, txr cept that the budget suggested by her. of $7,500 was Increased to $10,000. The merger of the Equal Suffrage Association with the National League of Women Voters was agreed on Wednesday, Wednesday, and was consummated Thursday Thursday with the election of officer, which followed the adoption of a new constitution. constitution. The chairman of the commit, tee to draft the constitution was Mrs, Stella Brizzolara of Fort Smith ..' To Diseoaa Plans. Mrs. Charles Brooks, chairman of th National League of Women VoteraV gave a talk on the necessity for eon- eon- ducting citizenship schools throughout the state. A model citiseoship school was presented by Miss Mary Griffey, M Iahh.a U . .. k. n mujm MM m ... u . McDermott Miss Griffey, presided, and, Mrs. Erlckson gave a lecture oa r the Mothers' Pension Bill of 1917. Mrs. McDermott conducted quia on state and federal , constitutional right of women. , i- i- Members of the executive board, th : officers elected Thursday morning, will hold's merting Thursday afternoon at the Hotel Marion to discuss plan for the coming year. It was announced Thursday morning that 'headquarters will be opened immediately In Little . Rock, and that the first, work to be undertaken by the new organisation la . the establishment of citizenship schools in each of the congressional district.