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The Durant Weekly News
LEWIS P.A. U L L I N
Editor and Proprietor.
Office of Publication, North Third
Avenue, Durant, I. T.
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DURANT, I. T., FEB. 17, 1905.
Durant has no use for side
walks All that is needed this
month is either stilts, feny boats
Its warm enough to resume
that general pull for that canning
nioklo and wneon faotorv. No
time to be lost, now.
With Hitchcook in ohargo of
every rent contract, every lease,
and tho sale of every foot of land,
Statehood would bo an empty
honor, and tax monoy would bo
paid for nothing.
Senator Bacon of Georgia has
called attention to tho fact that
while several senators havo been
indicted nono of them aro Demo
crats. Tho grafters are all in the
Republican party some how or
If President Roosevelt intends
to keep a man as Secretary of the
Interior who is absolutely non
compus mentis, ho should send
him down hero and ho might ab
sorb ono Benaiblo idea as to our
Ca'do is up-to-dati' or nothing:
Tho young people up there have
a now danco whioh they nail "the
mulo-kiok tvo-utop." It is a
round danco in whioh each cou
ple kioka at tho other as they ptss
by. And her name was Maud.
Tho News had ono of tho most
intelligent Indians in this town to
como in and ask us if wo needed
any help to ouss Hitchcook. "We
told him wo believed wo could
riao to tho occasion, but for him
to come outand bo givon the
God-givon privilego of kioking.
(Hi.' m rm h-fik?
the Star1. '
i'.j iwc tvc.isjj.'
ws sressa &?
Wo havo always hoard tho old
mon of tho South abuse tho old
oarpet bag systom, but our be
loved Hitchcook intends to givo
us a oarpet bag systom for twenty-one
years, and ho will stay in
Washington and keep up his ab
sent treatment sort of govern
ment. Tho Russians aro kioking bo
oauso they havo an autocratic
government. They have a "pure
democracy by th side of the
government that Hitohoock in
tends to givo us if his moasuro
goes through, and to still further
ho'p out his autocratic measure
he intends to be tho court of last
resort, and fro'it Ms decision
there will be no appeal. Be suro
and bo present tonight at the
U S court house.
Tho trustees of Hargrove ' nl
lege had a meeting Saturd y and
received tho report of Dr J M.
Giobs for his first month's super
vision. The report is declared to
be the best, moBt satisfactory and
encouraging of any ever filed
with the trustees. Ardmorite.
A NEW SERIAL STORY.
Jack Harkaway's School Days Inter
esting From Start to Finish.
The News will in a few days
enmmonoethe publication' f Jack
Harkaways Sohool Day, one .f
tho most interesting Btorios for
boys that has ever been written.
The old father and mother will
read it with deep interest wh'le
tho boys will go wild over 'he
splendid carat-tor and wtld es
capades of Jaek Harkaway.
It has been thirty years einco
the editor road th s book, but the
impressions then created remain
as vive'l in out mind as when wo
first read the story."
Start in with the firct number
and you will continue to the last.
INCREASES ITS CAPITAL.
Durant National Bank Raises Capi
tal Stock to $100,000.
The stockholders of tho Durant
National It nu, n called meling,
convoned at tho office of t'mt in
stitution an 1 increased tile capi
tal slock from S50,(00 U $li'0,
000, witn surplus and profits at
$25,000. This uotion on the part
of ti.e shan-holdera as 'leomod
necessary to me fc the great vol
ume of business of 'ho bank.
The Durant National, yet in
its infanoy, haB (mado wonderful
strides tho past throj yoai e and is
rtjcognizod ns one of Iho leading
institu'ions of tho Indian Terri
tory today. Liberality, courto
ousness, prompt attention and
conservatism are tho features
j that has made tho Durant Nu
itional popular with t'-e people
'anJ created the groat volume of
ill Wao Taken Up Ir. : ?
Auxtln, Feb. 1G At f
of Senctor Loonoy wie 1 ' ,
sennto Tuesday. My a ' 1
each elate ofOelal m:v i,.
ntlvo cfl a stbnosrtpUi m .
cleric wn nn amendVp,
alor Stafford onnbt"5 A
the people do not w-W ii
Tho houo cnmiti1! .
rispruilenco re tie He) Vi i
providing n state tax ' 4
sonn who chip lhtorfi$ t,- 1
nf Ills county Into o?M' ' ;
Ii In audition tii tJN- 1
ds-alcr-.' tux. -
Snmo couunttlf r 1 ,
bill to prevent by In ,i
building to. rant M.i c ,a:
With All HI&tori4 Pw-. ,
ward Randa Wl.t ".) t
London, Fob. 15. Tt.i .-
of the first pirllam&if ! vat
opened Tuesday jttln c ' 'In;?
Ctfwnrd with nil the 'r .. N. t-
ry which has miirfcfr 1 r. 'i "'
ulnco his nccesBlon. 'I ' - . jn
himself road hln .-.", ihc
throne to the ntnemuic ; --id
commons In the upper c.i " 'I ho
document was common K ; The
only reference to tho nu , noso
war was when the kiwi "My
jEOvernment hns been eo' . ob
serve In the strictest man t'i ob
ligations Incumbent upon i. jtn 1
More than usual Intorcsi ' ' -d 1 1
this opening, ns the belief irnr
ttcally universal that It v.-o' t n
last session of the present ) ii ie,i
Good weather' favored .' ? t .
which followed the proced . 1V1
mer occasions. Ule crowds n.iu uuuu.
from nn early hour watching tho as
sembling of troops, which lined the
brief rout from Buckingham palace to
the house of lords. Tho usual lnteret
was shown In the time-honored search
of the vaults boncath the houses of
parliament by tho yeomen of, the guard
with their lanterns and halberds. Be
tween this ceremwiy and the appear
ance of the royal procession was a
constant stream of carriages contain
ing peers and peeresses In their robe
of state, and olllctals In brilliant uni
forms enlivened the somewhat tedious
Six D?crcss Dolow Zero and a Pins,
Feathery Sncw Fell.
Louisville, Kj'm Feb. 15. Th6 coldoit
weather of the' season' provnllfd here
at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning. Th-
government thermometer showed S
degree helow roro, with fine, feathery!
snow falllncf. This was the colrtoU'
day here since Feb. IS, 1R98, when the
mercurv dropped to 13 de?r(eti and)
the Ohio river was frozen from linnk.
o V.il. l?nrrM n m i.Altn..l In fen . i
nnint"' south and west of ihero of ills-'
abled telephone and telegraph wires.
T.IULY FRIGID. I
At Fort Smith, Ark., Ths Mercury Was
Lowest In South.
Louisville, Ky., Feb. 15. The coldest
weather of the winter and coldest fcr
several years wan reported Tuesday
at many places south of the Ohio river. ,
Tho low figure' of 8 below was held by
Fort Smith. Ark. Six below was the
ngure at Nashville. Other minimum
temperatures reported are: Atlanta, j
Gr.. 2 ibovc: Memphis, 0, and Mont-1
coniery and Vicksburg, 10. Minimum
nt Jacksonville was 20 degrees, a fall!
of thirty Jegrees.
The Ohio river remains' frozen- nt
Madison. Ind. The gorge at Louisville
has moved some, but therehns been
a general checking up "of Ice by the
cold wave. Maysvlllc, Ky., reports
very heavy floating Ice 11 nd a bad sit
uation. The Reason, Perhaps.
"I always llko to meet clover people."
Tea, I have heard that opposite
Tt might seem strange, but some who
And long to mako a start
Declare that It t? mighty dry; .
Up on the water cart. '
So frequently settle on the
away or take something
H nl ki mk HI fflGnwn stW t'r1 Wl H KSk
1 If ULU9 1 HH i
rhor-'ft 00 pair'
ore or y u lo olet;
irom -pat ta that fi .
md pivo (rood sor
'ico-'-pop s t'i l qr
ityli han Iweirlik
We aro maklnp- dos
ing titpiicoh noir
lino of lajios, mis
C3 n id 1 oys hro .
Sav 5 a little a:i 1
got i.ood goods
fUCKf r St)R
Mar oy i. tlan t, Pi jr.
." o:y News Budge' From the Little
'City Over East.
J ca, .7.,Ftt 15.- -Tl. eur
has shown his bright face once
more. Things havo been mighty
cool down this way for tho past
two "eelcs so much bo that all
the corks flew out or wob pushed
out of Doo Harrel'B pepper sau 0
and picklo hotllea.
Tho twin girls o- Mr. and Mrs
will Hatpor oied on tho 10t" and
13th. ; Mrs. Harper is very ill and
not expect d to livo but a few
days at best. The babies woro
laid to rest in tho Wolfe Creek
Sam Bates has a very severe
oaBo of the grip this week.
J. W. Pruitt. killed hogs yesterday.-
Ho suyH ho is going to eat
some if i. i.'oedStay cold.
Ed Wl.it? !no the grip thiai
Mr. and Mr?. Sammie Wood's
littlo girl th-it ha3 been ill with
pneumonin, -s somewhat bettor
Lushin Creely has the grip this
week, as has also C. ,1. Graves.
APPOINTMENTS ARE MADE.
Officers of Indian Territory' Division
United Confederate Veterans.
Jno. L. Gait, major general of
Ardmoro has appointed officers
of Indian Jorritory Division Un
ited Confederate Veterans us fol
lows: Staff Jno. "W. .lordon, adju
tant general and ohief of staff,
Tulsa; J. W. Gollege, assistant
adjutant general, Ard nore; Sam
H. Hargis, judgo advooato gen
eral, Ada; T. J. Buriett, inspec
tor general, Vinita; Tho. D.
Bard, quartormastpr general,
Chelsea; Joseph C. IjamB, com
missary general, Miriotta; "W. R.
lungs and result in Pneumonia
that only half cures it, leaving
Stops the Cough and heals the lungs and prevents
Piieuineni md Gonsumpiiufi
C. Ungcr, 211 Maple St.,Champalcn, III., writes:
"I waa troubled with a hacking couch tor a year and
I thought I had consumption. I tried a great many
remedies and I was under tho care of physicians for
??XcJ".tini.on,h8 l U8ed one bo"le of FOLEY'S
HONEY AND TAR. It cured me, and I have not
been troubled cuce."
ThrM 8lie 23c, BOo, $1.00.
sIm and tha 51.00
$0i0 AND REGOLIEKjEU BY -4m
O L SHANNON
Amendmnet Adoptod Prohibits Iviutng
Frco Mlloage to Newrpnper Mon.
Austin, Keb. 4-By a voto of 20 to
3 tlie sennto sent tho anti-free pass bill
to engrossment. An nmendmcr.t adopt
ed prohlblto issuance of free mlleoga
to newspaper men.
House committee on criminal Juris
prudence favorably reported bill fining
those who conduct' variety theaters:
also bill prohibiting cock fights.
llhtise committee on mines favomMj
reportoJ bill creating omco of inln'- .
SHOi IN THE BACK.
Wife of Wounded Man Arrottad and
I Put Undor Bond.
I Dallnp. Feb. i. While Joe Uryant.a
Texas and New Orleans railway con
ductor, was walking along1 Iflm near
Ltunnr street, he was shot at three
times. Two bullets took efiect In his
back. The wounds are not considered
falal. iris wife was arrested and Is
under $G00 bondt
Kansas People Are Asked by Advisory
Commltteo to Mako Floht.
Chanuto. Kan., Feb. IB. The ndvl
rprv committee of tho Kansas Oil Pro
ducers' association has given out a
statement In which the Standard OH
company Is denounced and an appeal
Is made to tho people to fight that
concern. The commltteo asserts the
promise was made to them by repre
sentatives of to Standard Oil company
that, before tho end of 1904 oil would
be selling for $1 per barrel. Instead,
they say the Standard Is now selling
oil for less than $1 per barrel.
should rccoivo ' r
careful attentl)! V 11
least sign ' t . 1 r v
should consul -lit
If thoro'a Rlli , n 10
tlng tho best sorvi- oro.
is an important mat tor with
us and should bo with you.'
Wo placo a guarantee on ev
ery Job wo do.
DR: M. A. WOODWARD,
Room I, over tho Choctaw
Chickasaw National Bank.
Wood, chief of artillery, Ard
more; Z. T. Serner, chef of ordi
nance, Durant; Dr J W. Smith,
surgeon general, Aidiho e; R v.
A. G. Washburn, chaplain gen
eral, Vinita; Rov. W. A. Tread
well, assistant chaplain general,
South MoAlester, all with rank of
Aides-do-Can'p Misses Ffoy
Mullen, Ardmore; Elizabeth
Bard, Chelsot; Clara Serner,
Durant; Julia Cablor, Durant;
Eva K. Coleman, Claremoro;Cora
Trundell, Vinita; Eva Pender,
Cheootab, all with rank as cap
tain. M. S. Blaokburn, merchant
and postmaster at Nida, was in
the city today on business.
Don't throw away thooldshooB
when a littlo repairing at a small
expense will givo you several
months more wear. Repairing
of all kinds promptly and proper
ly done by J. P. Henderson,
Franklin's harness shoi, Durant,
I T. 152 dw lm
or Consumption. Do not take chances on a cold wearinjr
the seeds of serious throat and lung trouble.
Cured Hemorrhaoes of the Lungs
A. M. Ake, Wood, Ind., writes: "Several years
slnco my lunga v,crc so badly affected that I had
many hemorrhoges. J took treatment with several
physicians without any benefit. I then startod to take
FCfLEY'S HONEY Xnd'TAR, and my lungs are
now as sound as a bullet. I recommend It In ad-
vuiiwcu mages 01 mng
The BOctnl s!za conlalna Iwo nnd oxe-hBlf
bollla almost six tlmts as rauil.. flEFUSE
More oil wells are to be sunk In the ,,
Cnddo. La., field. , '' '
Dallas is to have a large whole-doi
paint manufactory. r L
Oold weather In Wisconsin has'klll ' '
od tnnny wild beasts. p ' ,
Edward FlnflfT. n Chicago boy, con
feawi to nine robberies. -
At Lone Orovc. I. T., XV. N. McEl- '
roy found dead In bed.
Infant of J. 11 McConnMl was foun
dead In bed nt Forney. Tex,
This year promise to brenk nM
building records In Greater New York. j
J. F. Carpenter, a retlifel merclrnt j
" Mountain Park, Oklo., dropped I
t, - suits nled at Hlllsboro, .
Teat., a st railroads aggregate $20,-
A nearet ' -mod Ella Drown waa
nearly bur J a crisp at Lufkla.
Fannin coun', 98) Poultry nn
Pet Stock nrccdt association wa
organized nt nonh
W. tV. McEwIn, ci wfl with Il
licit distilling near Wl. ro. N. C.
was arrested at Houston. t
A highwayman held fifty m. v bar
on a Chicago street car while he bcvl
P. II. Dickln of Dickinson, N. D. -
Former President Cleveland addros.
cd tho railroad dortrtmont of the j
Young Men's Christian Association sA I
At the rcdedlcatlon of the Lth
Place Memorial church. Washington
President Itoosovelt spnkj on the Luth- W
eran church In America.
Near San Angelo, Tex., a boy name ' 7 '
Charles A. Dallcy was dangerously ' '
(rounded accidentally by a companies.
He nearly bled to death.
Captain Charles Clark of Oalvcstost
bos secured a $100,000 subcontract for
dredging slips at Port Chalmette for
the 12,000,000 Frisco-Southern Paclfla
R. H. GLENN I
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For Fast Time Take "The
For Exchange I havo a good
residenoo at High, Texas, to ex
change for ,a rosidonco'an Wngt
Durant. This is a fino location
for a doctor, morohant or black
smith, on railroad twelve miles
west of Paris, Texas. D. W.
Price, High, Tex. 165-4t
Give tho littlo ones Hon-hound
Cough Drops. They will ea all
yu give tnem and it will do
'hem good, City Drug Store.
llnrw ai much m the tmeJI
l at. t.