ei-jiress of a a (SATURDAY EVENING State Democratic Central Committee Reduces Number of Delegates. The State Democratic t'entral Committee meeting in the Hotel Marion late Friday afternoon voted to hold the next state convention in Hot Springs, September 5 and 0. in accordance with a recommendation made at the last state convention-held in this city. The committee reduced the number of delegates and alternates to the next convention by amendiug the party rules so as to allow one delegate from each county for every 400 votes or majority fraction of 200 polled in ths governor's race. Previously one delegate had been allowed each county for every 175 Totes Dolled in the governor a race. Several minor changes in the rules were made to conform to the statutes and amendments to the Bruudidge pri mary law. The committee elected Peter A. Diesch of Helena to succeed Aoios Jar man, deceased, as a member of the com lnittee. Vincent M. Miles of Fort Smith, na tional committeeman, stressed the im- IMjnance of a completion of Arkansas quota for the last national campaign. It was reported that only 5i8J had been paid in. ihe following members either were present or represented by proxies : W. V. Thompkins, J'rescott ; Virgil C. Fettle, Little Rock; Ira O. Langley, l'iggott : Clay Sloan. Black Hock : Geo. A. Hurst, Fayetteville ; Ben Cravens, Fort Smith; J. W. Johnston, Morrilton ; Joe Niehol, Pine Bluff; E. G. Hammock, Dermott ; Peter A. Deiscb, Helena ; Wallace II. Jackson, Paragould ; W. H. Shelby. Batesville ; J. . Harris, Hiintsvilie; J. B. Ward, Husscllville ; D. K. Hawthorne, Little Rock; J. T. Alderpon. Malvern ; W. D. Stewart, Iewisville; C. 11. Jett, Wickes; 1 loyd Walker, Hamburg; George R. Laecy, Arkansas City ; John W. Howell Fort Smith; W. C. Medley, El Dorado; J. F. Gurson, Ycllville; L. H. Southmayd, Van Buren : W. I,. Pone. Pocahontas ; O. Otis Bogle, Btjnkley : O. H. Sump-ter. Hot Springs i.vfrs. James R. Bush, Helena; Mrs. Jra Mntheny. ttatcsville; Mrs. Lessic Stringfellow Read, Fuyette-ville; Mrs. Stella Brizzolara,' Fort Smith ; Mrs. Sam Wassell, Little Rock ; Mrs. Edwin Pettit, Stuttgart; Miss Alice Cordell. El Dorado.