Eleven years in office, Mayor John D. Smart of Jacksonport, Ark. (pop.
318) wearied of his job, sought retirement. Jacksonport citizens would
not let him quit, made him a candidate for re-election against George
M. Richardson. Smart Mayor Smart worked hard for Mr. Richardson,
secured his own retirement by Mr. Richardson's election last week.
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