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D jrant Weekly News
I'lllfl IMl'KH IN BLCH COPW "V
Lewis Paulun, Editor and Proprietor
Subscription, $1.00 por year.
Entered at tho Postofflco at Duran
I. T., aa second class matter.
Friday, Auqust 12, 1004.
Monday morning at Deuitun,
Texas, Marvin E. Conley and
Misa JFannie Conley, residing
four milos southeast of Durant,
wero united in marriage. They
are ocusins and tho brido ia tho
ai'ster of Mrs. VV. S. Shannon of
The South ioAlo-ter News
clinches tho matter in this way':
" V town's prosperity depends
simply and solely upon the char
acter of its citizen". If they bo
enterprising, public spirited and
progressive, they can make a
metropolis on a barren desert.
If they lack thoso essontial qual
ities of citizenship, and are actu
ated solely by selfish motives and
disregard of the oommon welfare,
they will raise the grass in the
streets of the best town in the
Major Taylor, playing with
the Coalgate team, oame home
last nteht and tomorrow will ac-.
company hiB mother, Mrs. W. H.
Taylor, to Ardmoro where she
will visit friends, after which he
will return to Coalgate.
! OPEN FORUM;
,' Short Talks With Men Who
Quldes the Plow.
By "UNCLE SAM."
FOR GOOD ROADS
C a 4-
expect in t;
Had Of Us.
80 acres for sale, 7 miles of
200 Acres for Bale 12 miles
300 Acres 'for "lease 3 miles
200 Aoros for lease 6 miles
City property is so cheap
you cannot help but buy if
you ask our prices.
Homes from S150.00 to
And if you think it neces
sary you can get your lifo in
sured in tho
New York Life
in our offico beforo wo com
mence to trade.
Wq, offioo one door
P. O. or Phone 103,
will find us roady to
THE BOLL WORM.
Exerybody is discussing the
bill worm and speculating nbut
his nofarious-work. Uncle Sam
has been talkinc: to some of the
man who guide the plow and has
eliohVd same facta regarding the
Tho ravages of the. boll worm
sooms to bo moro disastrous on
the blaok 1 ind, but the orop on
the blaok land is muoh better and
eurlier than on the sandy land so
the plant is, more able to stand
the thieving of the boll worm,
and as yet the orop on tho blaok
land offers moro hopo than usual
and tho worm will yet have to do
his destructive work in order to
blight tho present outlook. While
on the sandy lana tno worms
have not materialized to any very
alarming extent, and tho boll
worm will yot have to do his
work" to break down the hope of
the men who guide the plow.
I wai speaking to Mr. W. V.
Bagwell, who lives on twelve
mile pra'rie, and he says that we
have an overwhelming prospect
in ur country and the boll worm
would havo a mighty big job to
defeat the cotton crop out his
way. Ho has 46 acres in corn
that is vol y fine, (and ho pro
duced two fine ears about 13
in.ohes long) on being asked how
muoh he thought tho yield would
be he refused to talk. Ey dontly
Mr. Bagwell has a fine c rop of
corn and cotton.
Mr. Pettit who lives nee r Du
rant, about 4 miles north, -peaking
of crops said that pre spects
for ootton are exoellont, bt t it is
none too lato for tho boll worms
to destroy the cotton crop). We
have a few at work but tox no
alarming extent. To inworyud
iuo bimrpauuinur is uuni muru
harm than the boll worm this
Mr. Pettit has 30 aores of cot
ton and 18 acres of corn, he likes
the principles of tho Farmers
union and desires to see the farm
FROM THE CHOCTAW NATION.
This is from the eastern part
of the Choctaw Nation. It joins
Polk County, Arkansas. This is
a very billy rocky country. Some
very good land and some very
poor land. All the farming land
i on the creeks. Plenty of good
water, mostly springs. This is a
finely timbered country, fine
range for cattle and a fine hog
country. I think it is a very
healthy country. This is a fino
plaoo for a lazy man plenty of
game and bees to hunt. John
Johnston, Beaoh, I. T.
Good Roads' Association of tho
Twonty-Fif th Recording Dis
sionor shall at onoo prooood to
work aa it is tho desire of the
association to get all thoprecinots
organizod and that notive work
bogin on tho roads at tho oarliest
Eaoh commissioner will bo di
rected to call a prooinot conven
tion in his prooinot to bo hold on
Saturday, Aug. 20, at whioh
convention six dologatos shall bo
VARIOUS OFFICERS ARE ELECTED olwon to meet with the distriot
association whioh will convene in
-f- Durant on Wednesday, Aug. 24,
'' for tho nurnoso of furthor por-
Chairman Was Empowered and (onHna- tha nrvnnW.tiUnn.
Tho chairman and soorotary of
tho association woro authorized
Will Narpo Road Commiss-
sionerin Eaoh of tho Four -
Pursuant to tho oall of tho
temporary chairman, Dr. J. H.
Baldwin, of Storrott, and tho
temporary soorotary, Mayor W.
L. Boner, of Durant, thoro wns
hold in this oity yostorday a good
roads convention of this the
Twenty-fifth jRooording Distriot.
Tho convention was onthusiastio
and everybody present wore out
loud for bettor roads and
bridges. Tho convention, imme
diately after tho assembly, got
down to work.
Dr. J. H. Baldwin of Sterrett
was made porman6nt chairman.
R. H. McCormick of Bokohito
Z. W. Raines of Sterrett treas
W. L. Boner of Durant secre
Tho convention named tho or
ganization the Good Roads Asso
ciation of tho Twenty-fifth Re
There was considerable dis
oussion as to the method or plan
of organization, and at the sug-
gestion of tho ohairman it was
aeoiaea 10 prooeea unaer t::o
to framo the constitution and by
laws and havo them ready for
disposal at tho noxt meeting of
tho association on Wednesday,.
Aug. 24, at Durant.
Tho convention unanimously
extended an invitation to all tho
farmers' unions of tho Twenty
fifth Recording Distriot to moot
and oo-oporato with the Good
Roads Association, usking for
their support and their good will.
Tho commoroial and business
clubs of tho distriot wore also
extended an invitation to meet
with and assist tho association in
making better rOads and bridges
in thi ditriot.
The Durant preoinot oxprcssed
itself as being anxious to prooood
with work, realizing that it was
time somothing was boing done,
and asked tho chairman to ap
point a good man as road com
missioner in this preoinct. The
chair named W. T. Whitlatoh of
this city as such commissioner,
who assures us that he will do all
in his power to make bettor roads
and bridges in his preoinot.
As there are no laws in this
oountry regarding tho improve
ment of roads and bridges, tho
work will have to be done by
Office over Cornel
R. R. Time Tables
Missouri, KanUdH and Texas.
No. 1. Expross...... 11:08 a.m.
No. 3. Express 2:53 a.m.
No. 5. Kay Flyer. ..3:45
No. 7. Fair Spooial..4j37
No. 643. Looal 3130
NORTH BOUND. ,
No. 2. Express 4:08.
No. 4. Express 2:00
No. 0. Katy Flyer. . .12:42
No, 8. Fair Special.. 11:37
No. 544. Local ...... 10;10
The Frisco Railroad
No. 42. Expiess 8:51 a.m.
No. 64. Mixed train . J.1 :30 a. m.
No. 41. Express 656 p. m.
No. J3. Mixed train .'.12:41 p. m.
voluntary labor or subscription.
methods usod in tho states, so Inasmuch as the pooplo ovor the
far aa practicable, and tho chair- distriot are becoming intoresfed
man was authorized and om- itisloHoved that tho movement
powered to appoint an oxooutive wi'l result in great goad and that
committeeman or road com- better roads and bridges will be
k-fl I I S 4A
I 1 J
. rtuHunt '. i tr
. w "' r,
Indian Territory, if the dicov
ery of oil wells in that state con
tiuues, will be one of tho fore
most oil-producing states. The
supply of oil in Pennsylvania is
falling off while new wells are
being discovered in the territory
Tho Indian Territory exhibit in
the Palaco of Horticulture re
ceived Saturday morning a small
shipment of peaohes. There is
hardly one of them whioh woighB
loss than a pound and all have a
oiroumferonoe of eleven to thir
teen inches. They are of tho El
by Prof. McClellan means: A
swing of time ana money. Up.
,to date methods. Results: You
take your plaoe with first-claw
musloians anywhere. Book
music at cost, Piano
dolin and guitar.
Hugh W. Adams of Antlers
Nearing Onohundroth Year.'
Durant, I. T., Aug. 0. I was
raised in tho neighborhood of
Fort Towson and wish to reporj;
another whito pioneer of this
country. Hugh W. Adams, of
AntlorSj-was an old private when
tho soldiers were stationed at
Fort Towson, and is still alive.
After the war he married Paulino
Phillips, neioe of W. H. AinB-
worth, a resident of Caddo, to
whom two children were born,
Sam and Ed Adams, who aro
well known to many of tho read
ers of the Durant News.
"Cousin Adams," moro com
monly oalled, is very fooblo and
i3 reaohing tho 100th mark '
' Mrs. J. J. Kelley.
W. P. Danford,
uaiilt anu XUWNBITJK
Auotmonts a spoclalty. Plats
fungal-en ior nnng m Lar.a office.
Acouracy guaranteed. ,
3-38 jgsEaacgas 3ZSP arew ;
au acute and chronlo di
Spinal doformlttes, and dla
ol womon a spoclalty.
umco ovor Choctaw-Ohio!
uanir. Hours 9 to 12. 1 to
Patients treated alter 6 p. m
residence, cornor Third and LI
t 'Phnnp t-y
a. m. m
p. m. nS
a, m. gj
p. m. k
a. m. s
Foley's Kidney Cure.
Will Cure Bright' s Disease, villi
cure Diabetes, wili cure Stone in
Blaadei, will cure Kidney and
Bladder Diseases. Sold by O. L.
WITH DURANT SOCIETY.
Friends, Romans and Countrymen:
We deolare unto you that we buy Corrugated Iron Roofing
and Vitrifi ed Sewer Pipo in oar lots, and will sell it lo' '
you for less money than you can buy it elsewhere. I
ROCKWELL BROS. & CO. Durant, I. T. !
missionor in eaoh of the fourteen
preoinots in tho distriot.
Tho commissioner will estab
lish road divisions in his distriot,
appoint road overseers, solioit
funds and labor, and direct tho
entire work in his distriot of
whioh ho shall have full charge
and shall make a report the first
of each month to tho ohairman of
tho association. In all cases
each commissioner shall proceed
under the direction of tho ohair
man and tho by-laws and oon
situtiOn of tho convention.
Eaoh commissioner, immedi
ately upon appointment, Bhall
organize preoinot associations, at
whioh delegates will be selected
from time to time to attend tho
distriot association. The com
missioner shall also be in attend
ance at not only tho prooinot
mootings but of tho distriot
oiation as woll.
o publio press
hoso who shall nro-
road oommiBsionnro nr
eoutivo committeeman of tho
nanAAinrltH n wm 3 no aK .. . f
uisuuinuuii, ituu uauu uummiB;
realized in a very short time.
Tho association adjourned to
moot at Durant on Wednesday,
Aug. 24, at 2 o'olook at tho oity
A Physician Healed.
Dr George '"g, a practicing
pnysiaan ol smitli's Grove Ky.,
for over thirty years, writes his
personal experience with Foley's
Kidney Cure: "For years I had
been greatly bothered with Kidney
and Bladder trooble and enlarged
prostrate gland. I used everything
Known to tne profession wit' .
relief, until I commenced to use
Foley's Kiddey cure. After taking
three bottles I was entirely relieve
and cured. I prescribe it now
daily in my practico and heartily
recommend ii use to all physicians
for such troubles. I have pres
cribed it in hundreds qf cases with
perfect success. Sold at Shannon's.
o- passed away
Homo, of this oity,
late last night of
the auspioe8 of tho A. IA
lodge. An extended
his lifo and doath will
these columns tomorrow J
Soo al Functions at The Homes
of Mesdames Rin'cs And
The Bocial funotion of tho sea
son was the lawn fete given Mon
day evening by Mr. and Mrs,
Edward Rines, Jr., in honor of
their ohaiming guests, Misa
Glenn of Missouri and Miss
McGuillioudy, of Texas. An in
teresting content was indulged in
and Mrs. S. H. Kyle was awarded
tho ladies prize, a hand painted
plate, artist signed Mr. George
Lindsey oarriod off tha gentle
men's prize, a beautifully wrought
silver matoh case.
A delightful musioal pro
gramme was rendered under the
direotion of Prof. Davis of Sher
man, Texas, whose ohoioe violin
selections delighted tho audienoe.
The grounds were artistically
deoorated with Japano-o lanterns
and the house waa a perfeot tow
er of beauty. Mrs.jGeorge Lind
Boy graoofully presided ovor the
punch bowl, and lefreshing ices
wero served during the evening.
Mm. Charles Chandler Parker
gave a delightful informal on
Tuesday evening in honor of ,her
guest Miss Clayton of South Mo
Alester. Mr. Hampton won the
gentlemen's prize, Browning's
Poems, and Miss McGuillioudy,
won tho ladies' prize a cut glass
bon bon dish.
I New World's
In Serrloo JUNE 10th,
Companion train to
THE KATY FLYER
Arrives St. Louis .
Leaves St. Louis.
.11:37 p. m.
- 6:30 p. m.
- 9:15 a. m.
Toeth filled in the mostuD to data
meihods. My fillings alwayd
utay. uon'c nave your tooth ea
traotoa uecause it aohea. If
can bo filled it is the best
will give you tho use of the to
Room i, Over the
Choctaw-Chickasaw Nal'l. Bai
Everything Good to Eat.
Chile and Tamales a Specialty!
East Main Street.
T, HERNANDES. Proprietor
Many persons in this community
are sufferine from kidney com
plaint who could avoid fatal, re
sults by using Foley's Kidney
Cure. Sold at. Shannon's
Eurek4 Springe, Ark., and ro-
turn via the Frisoo, $8.50; Tiok-
etson sale Aug. 20, limited to
Tho death of Thomas Cobt
ocourredlast night of coneumpJ
tion. Ihe interment took plaTSol
at the Highland cemetery this!
afternoon' The deoeasod leaves
a wife and four young ohildd
in aestitmo oirounstanoes.
Thirty-four quartf. and tv
jugo oi tieouon wniskey w
broken at the depot Tuesday bj
Deputy A. W. Holden and Drufi
Everedge. The paokages wi
consigned to Soperand Ft. T
son. Hugo Husonian,
"" ' " '-
aoap ljava soap, tar goaj
ouruono soap, ciyconno soanl
oastilo soap, plain, pure anc
medioatod soap at Shannon's, tf
Mrs, Vernon, Jones of Dalls
Texas, is the guest of Mrs. ,1
Fred Williams and Bdb El
aro homo from the World's
at St. Louis.
Mra; Dan Collins of Coll
thp guest of her eiator, Mra Ho
s. WiasuA grVt