Newspaper Page Text
mnnAY. FEB. 18. 1921
THE DURANT WEEKLY NEWS
lR,,K ' ... ..ra MASON DROMES
.. Uirn.t Class T Tk Wi
,....&- f1aa nf llminns
I. ..aiiil to the Royal Arch De-
,,. in Oklahoma, were given the
,k hv !. local Chapter Friday night
M,., ,. hre be,nB mty-tw ln
,"cta The ork was put on In
., rhni ly the the crack Muskogee
,!?, team. OranU Hlnh Priest Down-
f itklJhonin City, wan here to
.,,, the work, and afterward was
.... ...Unit short talk.
T1. rk In-Run at one o'clock In the
rurncM.ti .mil ended at ten o'clock
i.lL'ht With one nour uui mr nuypvi,
1 '' 1 I- .l. !..!. , .tlnlnn
,.,, fur the onnilldaieH, and KuestH,
Mi eii'uj'! '' excellent repaHt.
The rmnilB III Illuse munuiin receiving
X worl. .ire. neriram i.eecraii. nm.
. . .. 11 12 I ,,., I? W L'unni
j rir:iltt '" " .lohnvnn, Howard
i rrell ' " iioreianu, jno. v-uw-L
j; ii I'felfer, Forest K Wright,
b" 'ii.irilner, Dr. A. 8. ilagood, Gus
Lot, )" F. Kendall, Don E. Atkln-
bu. .1. T. t'llne, .1. t. .iesoii, u. m-
I .. lt'..l(u.. 1 14. .rat I n
llOU- MOIIOII, in. -... :
cM.ili.c J""- s- -ayl0ni severe B.
urliniut-h. K. K. Hodglns, Jno K.
orel.inil. J. It. Hannah, 1". u. Crop by.
m. K illlatrap, Uoland .Melton, Ben
Carroll, K. J. Oliver, O. h. Castle-
rrv W. O. Tuylor, Tobe McGarr,
oratlo Veach, G. Floyd Ha good.
argent, C. Miller, Ward Thompson,
'in. M Whltaker, William Edward
grk, David L. Stratford, Meyer Tem-
lln. F. H. Crooms, j. u. Driver, Ben
llultumun, Karl Ward, Hugh Mor-
l, J. Dial Currln, Sam Anderson,
arl C. Lake, Henry D. Hynas, Fred
EACIIKK ItKCOMMEMD LEGISLA
Thf Oklahoma Education Association
itch met at Oklahoma City last week
reused Its membership to 7,000
.chtr!-, and ut Its business session
ommtnded legislation, which they
y Ih neieprary for the Interest of the
hoolF, a follows:
A loniitltiitlonal amendment allowing
hvol be.inlK to levy 15 mills without
It, ai.il .illiiwing the people to vote
other 1 iiiIIIh, for school purposes.
A inimnlsslon to make un education-
rurvty of the State Behools, with
liriiprintion of not less than 31,0,000.
A bill iirnvldlng for u treasurer in
1 lmleie)ilem districts to he up-
ir.leil by the hoard of education.
A t ill "fur tin- vitalizing" of the
cher pM.slon law by providing for
nils .Mil! operation.
An appropriation of JlHj.imn to aid
iik rural srhool districts and a slm
r bpiiroprlatlnn for small-town
.ooN In iul of Ktate aid.
The iir.ending of the present law in
ch a way as to make distrluts not
villi; Intorporated towns, Independ-
t, pniided such districts maintain
ill ai i nil I Hi high schools, and also.
t entire rural districts may be ari-
xed to Independent districts upon
itition In the regular way.
he ..iM.aue of a censorship law on
vint,' pictures, similar to the Kun-
AYS ORB DOLLAR IB ElfOCOM
MOltBT TO MARRY OR
Dr. William A. MoWaaiiai. .. 1...
ed In Durant recently takes a crack
me past weeK at the young man who
wanu to marry but who holds back
until he geta "money enough." Dr. ale
Keever says "One sound American
dollar, If It represents the entire pos
aesslon of a boy and girl of the pres
ent age. Is enough for any couple In
the world to start married life with.
All a young man needs these days
to start a matrimonial career, is one
Rood American dollar, willing hands
and an alert brain."
I'KKJIHY L'HAHUK AtlAlNST BVD
An echo of the bitter fight between
Oovernor liobertaon und State Auditor
Carter was heard Saturday, when Mr.
Carter turned over i ih ..,....
attorney of Oklahoma county, a mm-
iiieie report or tne House InveBtlga
tlng committee, and usked that charges
of perjury he filed m-nino,' f i n...
ler. hudjest official at the capltol. The
cnurge reiiuestea ny carter comes as a
result of iestlmnnv vlvan t,u ..!.
before the Investigating committee.
WARRANT TO BB RBTVRNBD
Judge John H. Cotteral In Federal
Court at Oklahoma City ordered one
quart of liquor selied In a raid by
Federal agents on the home of Moman
Prulet returned to Prulet, holding the
seliure to be unconstitutional, alnce
the agents were shown to have no
search warrants. Prultt's attorney
then moved that the grand Jury In
dictment charging him with violation
of the Volstead Act be quashed. The
motion sustained on the grounds that
evidence used by the Government was
DUNCAN MINIMTKItR WOULD OMIT
Nil N DAY FUNKUAI.S
Sunday funerals In Duncan, Okla
homa arc taboo, if resolutions Just
ndopted by the Ministerial Alliance
are respected by the people. The al
liance, In agreement' with the city un
dertakers, has agreed to discourage
Sunday funerals, and the opening of
caskets In churches. The alliance fav
ors short funerals, and the dismissal
of funeral crowds before the graves
SI'NDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
PASMED TWO-THOUSAND SI'NDAY
Ktnrtly Tiro Thousand aai Thirty
Five Folks Cane Oat. Fear
Tln The OU Flgarr
It was not very many monthB ago
since five or six hundred people num
bered all the folks In Durant who at
tended Sunday school, but last Sunday
the schools passed the two thousand
mark, 2,035 to be exact.
Not only were they out In large num
bers but they opened their purses bs
well. The total Sunday school collec
tion In the city for the day was S1S1.
56. Here are the figures by schools:
Grace Methodist (6
East Tresbyterian 33
DHE I IIAIttiES AUAINST DE.MWK
A petition was filed In Shawnee
id,i alleging athat Fred ;. Dennis
Me Hunk Coni'iiilKBloner committed
ess fraud In that lie Issued a char
r t the Guaranty State Bank at
awnie anil turned over to it the
sets of the Security State Bank, be
ne the latter was declared insolvent
V. Uutk and Joe Ellis are named
conntcilon with the deal. The pe
lon v fn,.,! ,,y A- j; Romberg, a
ckhnlil r of the defunct bank.
JDennlH is already under bond at
iiKate charged with knowingly per
illing the defunct Citizens State
ink of that place to operate, and
th MipiireHxIng the forgeries of Sam
ixnell, the bank president.
ns im iii:m: in vrvrK
P" 1!M9 th,.r(. were iiitiig Butomo-
e in Oklahoma and In l2o the num.
r had mi re,iM-d to 213 218, an In-
Fhpc i. 4(1 c lt.r cen, ((nly ,0llr
pi" BiattB Increased their uums
Pie than Oklahoinu In 1920. In the
'ats there ncn n -'7J "inn
rn In 1H20, ,in Increase of 21 it per
a our the n-.iT before.
HUB . MV - TJSM
l powerful Antiseptic and Pain
Fr '"res infected cutu. old urm
Fteri etc. Relieves Sprains, Neo
HE HOUSE CAFE
for Ladies and Gentlemen
Mle92G 19ft W ATnir,
Dr. J. J. pm.nfjn
Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat
m uiasa Fitting
a. X uia"'i JKia.
wcr Corner Drug Store
rs. Evans & Warren
" Health's Co.taglon--
" """uihr uurant, Okla
I l Phone lOl-Re.idence 4
Hi? HM sin it
y-tit. Ear, Nose and Throat
WOI'I.D IMI'KACII JllKil'. I.4NDIS
I'.epresentattve Welty. of Ohio, has
started impeachment proceeding In
Congress against Federal .lude. Ken
aliaw M. Landls. of Chicago, alleplnn
that he has neglected his duties as
a jmlne by becoming arbiter for or
Kanlzen b.iBeball. Welty declares that
by holding two offices, Landts neg
lects his official duties. Judge Landls
laughs at the rriatter.
CANT HEDl'CE WAGES AtlBITRA-RILY
The Federal Labor Board has denied
the right of the railroads to arbi
trarily reduce wages. The ruling came
as a result of a petition from Erie
Railway employees, seeking to prevent
the company from reducing track lab
orers' wages to thirty cents an hour
and forcing dispatchers to work seven
days a week.
BRITISH WANT DEBT CANCELLED
The British Government, according
to Secretary of the Treasury Houston,
Secretary Houston has declined to even
cancel the debt due from Brltlan,
has formally requested that America
present such a proposltldn. It appears
lust another example of England's un
WHY DRAG AROUND
when you feel had without
doing anything for yourself?
Take TUELL'S LIVER TON
IC today and be WELL. At
TUELL MEDICINE CO.
N. B. McCLURE
DAILY AUTO SERVICE
Bennington and Durant
Durant Phones 359 and 31
I M. E. GOODING "GOOD" LUMBER j
1 Successor To Rockwell Bros & Co.
A Man of our 1
I Acquaintance i
was unable to take advantage of a great invest
ment opportunity because he lacked a small sum
of ready cash. ..The man always earned "good
money" but managed to spend it all. Had he liv
ed within the bounds of reason and saved his
surplus, he could have met Opportunity when
The moral is SAVE what you can. Save it
through time deposits in this bank. Four per
cent interest on savings.
MARION HAS NOTHING ON
Marlon, ntlln hnaln-- -M i
been using stickers on their mall, con
listing of an oval In which was a
picture of PraMni.cu.i u..i.
and the words "Marlon, Ohio, The Home
01 barren a. Harding.' Muskoge
the home of the only woman Congress
man, is getting even by using a stick
er with these words "Muskogee, Ok
lahotne. the Home of Alice M. Robert
son" and Miss Robertson's picture.
HACK FROM THE EAST
A. !'. ItllMllplt ami amm- . 1.1. ..
...... u,v . ,,ln fill-
ployees are back from a three week's
buylni; expedition at eastern and north
ern markets, where they have bought
goods for the Durant Mercantile Com-
ACT AT ONCE
JAS. R. McKINNEV. President,
W. C. SLAUGHTER, Vice-President,
M. W. FITZGERALD, Cafchier,
J. E. McKINNET, Ass't Cashier.
GALIN H. McKINNET, Aes't. Cashltr.
RASTKR OOMBfl KARLY THIS YBAR
Easter Sunday comes early this year,
March 27, so early In tact that this
date, usually the one on which the
ladles show off their new spring
dresses and hats and the men their
new suits, will likely be wearing still
their faithful winter garments. It will
not occur again so early In many
years, says a chap who says he has
figured It out.
THHKE KILLRD AS TRAIN STRIKES
Near Fairfax, Oklahoma, Saturday
mornlni,, a southbound Santa Pe train
struck an auto driven by Frank Janet,
killlnK Janet, William Fletcher und
his 14-ycar old daughter. Mrs.
Fletcher and two other children were
large sums paid in PBitnam
During the year 1120, the Unite!'
States Steel Corporation paid out ta
pension 77,7M0 to Its 2,S retire
employees, the largest sum of record.
After a requisite number of years
employment, all the company's employ
ees are retired on pension, to endars)
during their lives.
WANT BOOS PROTECTED
Out on the Pacific coast, the folks
are yelling loudly at Congress for s
tarrlff on the Importation of hen eggs.
I,aat year it Is said that nearly three)
million dollars worth of eggs were)
Imported from China and Japan aM
sold In America at less than the Ameri
can eggs sold for. They say that tk
product of the eight million hens a
the coast Is thus going without
Who Would Have Thought It?
8MHJ' ,i(!l IUTUI llll ' "gw
Btfrl " '?Jj3
mnl MM ' H
lH1JE A Jt jpsfcsfr 4gsMsi
gsMsWirtfZt -ielslgfcMafr. iVKsMsMsl
bWH' I .-MftsMsflgflgflH
This is our Gold Flume
Coffee you've heard so
much about. Its packed
and sealed while warm
from the roaster keep
ing all the delicious
aroma inside, you see
Gold Plume coffee is
packed in tin cans, not
card-board. This aroma
would go right out
If Gold Plume Coffee
don't please you in
every way taste .and
price and all, bring us
the empty can money
back quick as a wink,
won't cost us anything
We charge it to the
Before "Yours truly" hung that
"Red Sign Board" on North Second
Avenue and opened up that so-called
one-horse Prune Shop he used to
live way back in the forks of the
creek, in the good old days before
Union Suits were invented.
"Them days" the men folks wore
the old fashioned white under
pants made of unbleached domestic
with strings to tie around and "grey
sox" were all the go. Would you
believe it, the day "Yours truly"
was seventeen years old he put on
his first pair of black sox and Oh, f.0fi nt -.i n,
mv-hp nranced like a two-vear old trade of ular folks
colt on a frosty morning.
We don't sell this type.
We solicit only the
These modern times some men
(especially city chaps) wear "fit
form" union suits, "mesmerized
sox", "tooth-pick shoes", "green
spats" and buy their groceries on
credit, (but not Irom the "Prune
Shop.") We draw our customers
from the best citizenship of the
county, folks who are ahead and the
ones who are getting ahead, indus
trious, economical, substantial peo
ple who are to shrewd to get "tied
up" to a credit grocery account, they
pay caBh, pay less and pay as they
You ought'a get some of our
fine Peanut Butter for the
children, makes 'em fat and
saucy; its cheap now
20c per pound
Bring your jar, bucket or we
put it in oyster pails.
No ue carrying a
dish pan or a pair of
shoes all over town,
leave 'em at our store
with your groceries
We take care of them
W. E. Strickland
"What's the idea of calling thla
new coffee of yours, Gold FlumoT
"Well," I said to her. "Isn't t&lf
plume on your hat the trigkest part
of your hat 7"
"Yes, I tupposo it is but what's .
that got do with this coffee!" -
"That's the way with Gold'PImne)
Coffee its the highest thing in
town in the way of coffee, when.it
comes to quality und flavor,
"As to the 'Gold' part isn't it
.gold that makes us rich?
"Well, I can say this there isn't
m richer flavored coffee in town
than Gold Flume."
"You win," she said. "It's well',
named. Just for that 111 take two
W. E. STRICKLAND
Come around to the Prune-Shop, We owe nobody, nobody owes us
CAPITAL $100,000 JH) SURPLUS $55,000.00
C. C. HATCHETT, President
m FRANK GIBSON, Vice-President
Tie Store that Sells
The Bank ITiat Accommodates
The First National Bank
OF DURANT, OKLAHOMA.
DIAL CURRIN, Cashier
TUDAHltr w nvtin j i.m n li
GREEN THOMPSON, ViPresUUnt KMSS nwvRS'SAfiXSZV
---- -- ...,, WVWV- WJSWiVW
. S. TURNER, Assistant Cashier.
0r Klmbrl.P. Drugstore
DURlNT no. .