National Affairs: Just Around tne Backbone of North America

LITTLE ROCK (291 alt., 120,000 pop.) cap and ldg city of Ark.; 3 R.R. lines (Mo. Pac., Chi. Rock Is. & Pac., St. Louis S. Western), 26 truck lines, 8 bus lines, 5 airlines 32 fits dly; Accoms: 20 hotels, 34 motels; Swim: Y.M.C.A. 6th St. and Bdwy; Misc: 250 churches, 8 banks, one federal res., 5 savings and loan assoc'ns. Ark. Livestock Show and Rodeo, Oct. (North Little Rock). Caution: jaywalking some sts punishable $5 fine; Avge mean temp: 80 deg. summer, 45 deg. winter.

The City. Little Rock lies almost at the geographic center of Arkansas; its character is that...

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