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title: 'Durant weekly news. (Durant, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory [Okla.]) 190?-1944, December 08, 1905, Image 1',
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DURANT, CHOCTAW NATION, INDIAN TERKrJORV, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1G05
Farmers National Bank
v OF DURANT, IND. TER.
Capital - - - $60,000.00 .
A. 0. RISNER, PRESIDENT
T. J. PERKINS, VICE-PRESIDENT
C. H. HARDIN SMITH, CASHIER
A. C. Risnor C. H. Colbort
T. J. Porklna A. H. Ferguson
A. P. Blaokwoll D. B. Pugh
J, M. Sowoll W. D. Koirsoy
Promptness, Courtesy and Consideration
Our Policy. Our 'Stock Is Owned" By.
Tho Farmers' business given the same careful
attention and consideration accorded any of our
oustomers. ' t
- YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED
Fivo large lots, each 100x180, largo barn, foux-room house,
good well f water and storm house. Tho lots alone aro worth
as much as wo will ask you for tho entire place.
Splondid four-room frame cottage in tho" northwest part o'
tho city. Tnelotis HOxUO with good barn, nnmber ofnlco
shado and fruit trees. This is one of tho neatest llttlo homea in
tho city and can bo bought for $1500.
On First Avenuo we have a throe-room house, on lot 150x
230, good barn nico young orchard. Wo oan sell you t'nis place
On tfouth Second Avonuo wo hare a six room house on lot
160x200. Wothinkthispiecoof property is a bargain at tho
price we will make.
WHALE & COX?
If Anyone Has a Larger Turnip Than
This, Show it.
' he year just dosing has been
a hard one on general farm work
and tho excessive rains out sho t
the corn and cotton yields.
However it has been an oxco1
lent season lor turnips and h mo
fine specimens have been shown
hero. At tho grocers tu'nip-i
'iwftiirliino' fnnr nTiil fiVA nniiiifltt
are common, hut at a little gro
cery storo on Cale street, there is
on, exhibition a turnip, whioh has
tnem all bosted. It is of the com
mon variety and w.eigha 10 lbs.
It was raised by tho Maioney
If anyone olae has a turnip
larger than this one tho Nowf
would like to see it.
GOV. BOB TAYLOR
Something et His Early History and
of His Political Life.
"As a Paganint among fiddler
and a Patrick Henry umong pol
tioians, the ox-Governor is un
doubtedly tho most admirable
product of the moonshine regiont
of his admirable state. Whothei
aB a dfidler, orator, or patriot, ht
is u crodit to tho country n
whioh his native moonlit moun
tuns form sopictu.'osqueapart."
Tho9o ""words frm tho No
York World show woll th .Bti
mation in whioh Governor Tay
lor is hold in tho busy, bustling
North, far from the more sympa
thetic and enthusistio land o- his
birth. And no where can we
find a oalm'T or more conserva
tive critioism of "Dixie" than the
following extract from 'the Herald
of tho samo great city.
"Ho has, too, tho happy knaok
of dialect, and his stories of the
negro quaitors were, in conse
quence, artistio gems. The
wonderful versatility of the man
can hardly be overestimated.
From the broadest humor he
jumped in a flash to the nighost
eloquenoo. Ho talked in dialed
and blank verse, recited statistics
and then saner plantation cones
Between times the fo-mer g v
ornor would stare off on a pictui
esque description of the charm of
tht South. It was like tfo tink
ling of bolls, the' rippling of run
ning water, and tho audience
seemed to regret tho ending
when he" bowed nd rotircd."
Please remember that this is an
unusually restrained and guarded
estimaie. For the ordinary crit
ioism seo the dictionary of super
latives. No other is adequate to
He will lecture at the Durant
Court house on Wednesday, Deo
Prominent Chickasaw Woman is Shot
and Killed by Son-in-Law.
Tho public weigher at the
Farmo'rs' Union C tton Yards
will soon have cosy winter
quarters a nico office building is
just being completed for his use.
tho drlginal and only per
fect sectional bookcase
made. Tho doors aro non
binding, dust-proof, oper
ate on roller bearings, and
positively cannot get out
of order. Bases furnished
will) or without drawers.
Call and soo them, ot
send for catalog No, 104
Unt! A TITTERINGS
' interesting Personal Gossip
From Our Rural Neighbor,
Gk Wf. Estill is baok home from
atwoWsek's visit to his daugh
tor'pftwho resides in Callahan
Mrs. Joe Brown, mother of
Gov. Brown, speaker of tho lower
house of the Chiokasaw legisla
ture, was shot and instantly
killed -yesterday morning by the
accidental disohargo of a shot
gun in the hands of her son-in-law,
F. H. Conkin. .An investi
gation was made but it was
dearly shown that the unfortu
nate affair was an accident. Her
husband, Joe Brown, died at
Tishomingo two weeks aso. The
family is prominent among the
Cmokasaws. This acoident hap
pened at the Brown home in
NEW MONEY ORDER FORMS,
County Texas. Mr. Estill speaks
veryay-'rai.ly of that country
'ind'Ejays that ho onjoyod tho trip
Jas. R. McKinnoy, of Durant,
ent tho night with J. W. Pruitt
m tho night of tho 18th. Mr.
' doKinryy and Mr Pruitt mado a
lying trip across tho bayou to
ooMrs. Emma Porry, Sunday
Mr. ,Mo Kinney is admmistrat r
for "tho estate of Ely Peiry, do
ceasod. Mr. WJalter White, from Bon
hamwas in town Saturday, and
left Tuesday on his return.
J. -P. . Prewitt is treating his
housotoja ouat of new paint th s
W. H Sarratt also hal his
house dppod last week by Mr.
Mrs. Ajskins, who has heon ill
for somo'timo is muoh improved
whioh wq aro glad to learn.
Prof. A. E. McCreary'e little
girl has Had fever for sorao time,
but sho is slowly recovering.
Dr. A. 'J. Wolls and family re
turned from Goldthwaite, Texas,
today where they have been vis
iting Mrs, Wells' parents and old
Mr. J. A. Dernssett and family
loft for Tftyas today to make that
state their future home. Wo re
gret to lose suoh people as Mr.
.Dorossett and his ostimable wife.
Mr. M. E. Terry bought Mr.
Derossett's property here and
will move in it at once.
Mr. Bob Mitoholl, of String
town was here today on busi
ness. NEW BANK
Capitalized at $10,000 By Oenison
Government Fixes Them
Figures Cannot Be Raised.
The government is now issuing
i now form of money order whioh
vunt int ) effeot Novembor 15.
Several of the now ones have
been reooivod and paid in the
Dm ant postoffioe. Tho Durant
offiao is not
W. B. Petty Furniture Co.
I'he Hcfyse Furnishers
: omao is not using
reason tuat It lias a
them for tho
of tho old forms on hand. Tho
loft hand margin indioatcs the
amount or tho order. This is do
signod to prevent the raising of
Mrs Silver and son, Carl, are
hero this week from Oklahoma
City visiting A E. Silver, fore
man of the construction forcos of
the Pioneer Telephone Co.
Tho Donison Herald is the
authority for tho statoment that
First Bank of Kemp has been
organized at Kemp, I. T., by sev
eral Donison men with a large
number of oitizens of Kemp. The
movement for the bank's organi
zation was stai ted by the South
ern Trust Company of Atoka.
The bank is capitalized at 510,000
paid up stook. Officers as fol
lows have boon elected :
A. S. Burrows, Donison, Pres
ident. F. C. Battle, Kemp, Vice-president.
T. H. Fowler, Kemp, Cashier.
The names of those composing
tho board of directors follows:
F, C. Battle, J. M. Whittdmore,
W. B. Sears, J. H. Holland, h.
H. Grimes, E. Payne, T. H. Fow
ler, of Kemp; G. W. Ellis of Pe
oaunla; A. S. Burrows of Deni
son. Tho remainder of tho stock
holders aro: C. S. Cobb, piesi-
dent, and R. -S. Legate, cashier
of the National Bank of Denison;
A. R. Fowler, R. S. Hodrick, L.
H, Cox, S. T. Johns, Kemp; J.
V, GrimeSj Peoaunla. v
A. B. SCARBOROUGH,
T. B. PENDLETON,
JAS. R. MoKINNEY,
Durant National Bank
Capital Stock - -Surplus
Deposits Over a Quar
Your Business Is Solicited.
Courteous and Liberal Accommodations
hxtended to All of Our Customers.
Two Colored Damsels Resort to
Razors to Settle Love Affair.
N. W. Carter and Family Leave Today
For Gulf Coast.
Fred Engman and wife werd
called to Fort Worth, Texas, Sat
urday night, tn the funeral of the
wife of A. W. Lowery, Fred's
brother, who was buried at Fort
Worth yesterday at 8 p. m. Mr
Lowery died of typhoid fever.
As a pacifier of unrequited
lovo there is no remedy equal to
the razor, properly applied, and
when in the hands of.' a dusky
damBol wiih hato'in iher heart
and jealousy in her eyo there aro
not ap4- to be many mis-applications
of tho antidote made.
Saturday night in Atoka the
colored "400" in Coontown gave
a fanoy ball. All tho high-toned
coons wore there, and the dusky
.helles in their most fetching!
gowns sought to shatter tho idols
of their less fortunate sisters and
steal their men away.
Lowella Anderson was one of
tho most dashing danoors at tho
dance, and she imagined herself
the only swell female in the
bunoh. Sho was armed with a
trusty razor and a desiro to take
from Jemima Jones her best
man. Tho gentle Jemima remon
strated1 in a vehement way and
Lewella, tho terror, 'flew into a
passion and began to carve upon
Jemimajs carcass in un improved
way with a razor and but (or the
timely interference of other coons
there would have been a new
coon in tho other world today.
N. W. Carter, Jr., and family
left today for their now homo at
Palacios, Texas, un Matagorda
Bay. The move is made in the
coupled with thofactthat Mr;
Carter is given charge of. tho
work at Palacios by the West
Texas conferenoe of tho M. E.
Mr. Carter expects to make
this move permanent, selling all
of his property before leaving.
In his departure Durant loses a
good citizen, and one who has
long been identified with the
oity's growth and government.
He served as recorder, being tho
first oleotod alter incorporation.
After serving one terra as school
director ho was elooted to serve
as alderman from his ward, whioh
office he has held for four years,
resigning only to go out of tho
The News wishes, Mr. Carter
and family, health, happiness
and prosperity in their new
Mrs. Josephine Barnes ''and
D. A. Skillon
of Muskogee is
little daughter of Ladonia,
1 ' ,
as, are the guests of the .family
of John Hubor.
Now for Christmas
Tho greatest of all holidays will soon be
here in all its grandeur and splendor. It's
Think about Furniture
We av6 shovlng tho largest and best lino of
ChriBtmas FURNITURE in the city.'8
Prloes- squeezed down, to tho last notch. ,, ,
Durant Furniture Co.
G. W. Holmes, Manager.
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