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n,nAV APRIL 1. 1921
ijrilBMiV 7WMCS OF
YU' RULINU un bcgi
i. ii.ii Inn Pannot Do
Th. ... c..i...ilf.itlnn Of Doc.
Lllnni Jennings Bryan, wan ask.
IUIII'"" ..lnr nironrv whnt
fcor At.Vey Qener'al Pal.
thout. " .iira rnnlil Is.
"'Si .rtoJ nml that
. It-nt rnulil "? enjoy ninety.
l,a". . ..u.nth. Mr. Ilrvan
bollix I-' ",
,, ,.. -'. --. i K ,ln
n"s ...,i,, rnmlered bv Attor-
'fvmr.il Palmer on beer for medl-
'HIV ....... ...imlnlstrntlon tihould
'I lt' ll- ""' T
...... i....... tnhnrrassed bv an
nrt-uit "pinion n 8Uch a t,me-
ch II 1l"'sl l'"'"' '"""'
The (ipinlon Is a mlslnterpreta.
lit tl' xll OI U1H ,uw' " uul
iI,p letter, ami encournges viola
lihf opinion siamls medical col.
IWJll soil!) III-' I'HIUDIIHIICU in con.
iinimr i enieis niiii iuuic uw
... .-..iHM-.il debility physicians.
rhlle tin' prohibition law only ap
L i,. iniiai:e liquors, its enforce-
ft fiui imt be evaded by merely
hglim ill'' name (irniK io uose.
bv -uni I'm 1'iK a uucwr lur u
onKi'i'P''!'' , , ...
' tin' iMlmer (ipinlon results in
tlrule ovation of the law, as
i liKrly. li will have to bo modi.
by tin' new Attorney uenerai
emu It'll li a" ". ' v-tinuiusn.
bf pinhiliillon niiieiitlint'nt Is a
nur.ent p'iri oi im reuerai uon-
illtm N well-inioTineii person,
Ihir In ii'1 wei or tiry. expects
i lie repealed. II must, therefore
"iifipiicil. Failuie to enforce It
lil In it a reign of lawlessness
h would I litre unlet ly govern.
t. Hi-pen tor iav snoiiiii not
mil upon Hie citizen s opinion of
law, H should re-t on loyalty
k-luiln.il laws aie not intended
nily tin those who like them.
.In not nt't'il t ln-iii . A criminal
lis intended for those who do not
them "No thief ever felt the
ki ilr.iun in the good oiiinlon of
ll.iu." I.:i is the crystallization
ulilic iii'inion, when duly emhod-
lin law . irtti-t prevail or popular
Irnint'iit will become a farce.
hihiljiljnn was adopted by the de
rate ait of tlie Aineilcan people
lit t.in nut lie repealed by official
il'SlM-NS SKIKS IIKHIHTKR
lHitlnri' II. Price. fnmntiH flnnn.
etlltor. writes an optomistic and
esung arucie In Commerce and
nee in which he says that the
ii'i-s .Kti'K are brighter than In
-al' months and should show a
ly Improvement from now on.
lies trie fact that thn antnmn.
Inilustiy has picked up wonder.
as nus me coiion ciotn inaus
ind that all stocks on the Block
inges are listed at higher prices.
l.MUMK TAX PAYMENTS
come tux payments made to the
roment up to Maich 15 had to
1 tSTn.nnn nun inu.nr.iin.
mient issued in Washington last
ii h also estimated that the
inffllllH 1(1 lllo irnvnrntnant fiv
nil of the Fiscal year, June 30
inctinit' t.iviw will i... t-i nun
MORE AND MORE BABIES;
DEATHS SHOW DECREASE
PiRur i Are B,02o"More Births Than
Deaths For Klnrt Two Months
(Uy Dr. A R. Lois State Health
Based on population, Blaine 'is
n.?HB-?2r b.?by. c?unty of Oklahoma.
During the first six months of 1920.
there were 232 babies born In
Blaine county, or an average of 39
births each month, according to re-
.-.o w.. , lu ine Vllal B,all8tlcg
bureau of the State Health Depart,
ment. Co,ton was second and Mar
shall ranked third,
Cleveland stands at the top of the
column In point of promptness.
The years reports. 36 In number,
sent in by three reglstrats were In on
Highest number of deaths, in pro
portion to population, occurred at
Chlckasha. Muskogee. Guthrie
Shawnee. Bartlesvllle and Oklahoma
City nil have higher death-rates
than the counties, but this Is because
these cities hnvn lnra v.r.3.ii
cllitles and patients are sent to them
ir u eminent irom all pat ts of the
state, if death occurs, record Is
made at the hnanltnl unit ......u..
counted In the mortality records of
Another reason is that the law re-
(llllrlnir hllrinl nprmllo l rnBi.ll
forced In the cities and thus practi
cally all deaths are tecorded. A few
of the counties at the present time
are reporting but approximately 25
percent of the deaths, while the" lar.
ger cities of the state have a record
of nearly !io per cent of all death".
Oklahoma City has recently been
admitted to the rm'lut,v,H,,. ........
for deaths. This recognition came
following an Inspection bv the gov. j
eminent j and shows that 90 per cent
or mole nt :ilt itmthn n.i i. i..
corded. It Is n tilbute to the state.
rapum s accuracy or keeping mor
tality statistics. Kvery city in the
state can 1180 nrhfnvo thiu ,i..ii ,i.tn
year, and all registrars in the state
should bo working toward the koiI
of Registration Area for both birth
and death statistics.
At nrcscnt. nntirnilmninlf i. .....
cent of nil births in this Mate ate!
ucing ontciaily filed with the State
Health department; 65 per cent of
all deaths. ',
THE DURANT WEEKLY NEWS
KAKK l.NUI'IRV CI! AltCKS
r.i.KVK (Xl.NVlrrs BODIES
lestlK.ttion conducted on the
of John Williams In Georgia
Monilrellu, has revealed the
""mi's or eleven negro con-
""' i me eleven bodies wore
in AlfftllV fit'..,' n. It... .
j ...v. u, wio IUI III.
M tofiether and weighted down
"tits n, ,CKB. It seema tnat
'nan Williutus h'ni Uon ainn
It Dl'Kril l.'lllOr. In turn lnslon.s.
coronorer's Inquests revealed
"- iirKitH.s were forced tfl dig
graves nefore being killed.
t'Ml'AX liABORKILS MUST
dnr ir,T'nt "nl"T of ,he Depart.
....inn, an .Mexican laborers,
"eil Into this rnnnlrv fnr nrii
rms ami ranches In the border
during the war, must be re.
V" ,he Port of entry by April
Bless ailtl f'Btlnn .. ..
time Is made and granted.
KII.VU, ('IBltO.VK DIES
mi iilbbons, head of Cafho.
I 111 the 'nit...! o.... .. .
in i 1.. ' alulKa uieu at nis
in 11.1 tlmore. Md Thursday
""? at 11:30 o'clock. He had
IM Ilium 1..
... ."'. ii.'.iun lor a long time
.1,11 .. 'Kniy-seventh year
'rath railed him.
JJ cigarette has
tor a5 Lucky
Lllcku C-ii f ...
rillXKSK KA.MIXK RKAl'IXfi
GRKAT HARVKST OF DEATH
Reports from China, Indicate that
the famine which is prevalent in the'
provinces of Honan, Shensl and
Chibll Involving twenty.two counties
Is reaping a terrible harvest of
death. In these twenty-two counties,
it Is said that the daily death due
to starvation is one-thousand, while
In four counties in northern provin
ces three-hundred more succumb
daily. In addition to the famine,
pestilence Is sweeping the country
and those whn Hn Tint lltofallv eiaMpa
to -death are so weakened by hunger
that they easily succomb to sickness.
Pl'BMC WHIPPINGS GIVEN
At WJlmlnetnn. np'ou-aro lust
week, four culprits, who were given
Jail and whlnnlne nnnlnnpsu l.,.tl
were publicly whipped by the warden
of the Workhouse. The whippigs.
ranged from ten to forty lashes with
a "cat "o nine tails."
SIXtilXG CONVENTION HELD
The Bryan County Annual singing
convention was held at Brown last
Sunday with folks present from all
over the country. A big picnic din
ner was served and all who came had
plenty to eat. The convention last,
ed during the entire day.
It EVKNTfl IN DVRANT Or tt
tt MANY YEARS AGO tt
Items taken from the News of Oct.
14 to 17, 1907
Dave Flood, Jr.. was shot through
the forehead and instantly killed last
night, about 9 o'clock by ChnxleB
Mlddleton, at the residence of the
latter on Evergreen street, Just eaBt
of First avenue.
The bullet penetrated Flood's
forehead and lodged in his brain
and death came almost Instantly.
Mlddleton did not attempt to escape
but waited until the officers came
and took him Into custody. Ho was
placed in the II. S. jail to await pre
THE CALL OF THE WIND
These cool, frosty nights are get
ting In their work on the sports
man's blood; he is hearing the voices
of the wild, and they are calling to
him In tones that are Irresistible,
that plead harder than a mother's
love stronger than a wife's devotion,
and sweeter than his child's sweet
Miss Emma King of Ferris. Texas
Is the guest of Mrs. C. J. Malono
T. J. Perkins and J. H. Downing
went to Caney, 1. I., on a business
Forest Johnson nnd R. P. Bowles
returned from a business tilp to Ard
Mrs. L. H. McFadden. who has
been ill for some time, Is reported
much better today.
Misses Jenilln nml I'lnni. Mnltn.
went to Denlson today. They will re
turn this afternoon.
.1. R. I'enlck of Wbllewrlght. Texas
is the guest of his daughter. MrH.
J. W. Groes this week.
S. H. Kyle arilved here this morn
ing from eastern territory points
where he has been on legal business.
Mrs. S. S. Burton of 629 South
4th stieet leturned home yesterday
aftf-r visiting her daughter at Com
mat'che. I. I.
Mrs. M. S. Brown returned today
from an extended visit In Honey
Grove. Texas, among friends and
GfOrCB White Whn rnmn rinu-n In
mu his father, John White, who Is
quite sick, returned to his home In
Ardmore last evening.
Z. Mcintosh departed for the dty
of Garvin to enforce the game law
in the territory, as there are a party
of hunters from Texas Intruding in
DR. A. L. STOUT
PIRST STATE BANK BUILDING
Pfcoar tW8 Dnut, Okta.
Dr. J. A. Clay Dr. S. R. Clay
We grind your lenses in our own
shop. No delays. Promptness
and reliability our Motto
Office uitli O'Uanlon Music Co.
Phone 793 Durant
All makes bought, sold, exchang
ed, rebuilt, cleaned and repair,
ed. All parts and supplies for all
machines. At The News Office,
every two weeks where orders
may be left.
J AS L. DEE
UNITED DOCTORS SPECIALIST
will again Im at
Tuettfluy, April 3th, 1021
One Day Only l u. in. 0 p. m.
Ilemarkublp Success of Talented I'hy-
sk-luns in Treatment of Chronic Dl.
Offer Service Free of Charge
The United Doctors Specialist,
licensed by the State of Oklahoma for
treatment of diseases of the stomach
intestines, liver blood, skin, nerves,
heart, spleen, rheumatism, sciatica,
tapeworm, leg ulcers, weak lungs.
Those afflicted with long standing
deep seated diseases that have baf
fled the skill of the family physician
should not fail to call, for so great
and wonderful has been their results
that many former, patients state it
is bard to find the dividing line be
tween skill and miracle.
According to their system no more
operations for appendicltes. gall
Stones. EOltre. tlllimru nllna nt,. mi
all cases accepted will be treated
Hiinuui operation or hypodermic In
jection, as they were among the first
to earn the nnnip nt "lilnniiooa a..
geons" by doing away with all pain
in me hucccssiui treatment of these
If vour rann In (nptiraliln that. ...itt
give you such advice as may relieve
anu siay tno disease. Uo not put
off this duty. A visit at this time may
help you. It costs nothing.
Mnriipfl IntlfpR nnmt .nnn ...11.
- ..- ...uuv uiiii. n.i(
their husbands and minors with their
laboratories: Milwuukcc, Wis.
Don't wait until the hail has destroyed or damaged
your crops before you take proper steps to protect
Step into our office the first time in town and talk
it over with us we have a note plan that will inter
JOHNSON, MARSHALL & PENDLETON
Rear Durant Nat'l Bank Bldg. Durant, Okla.
NO TRADE RELATIONS
WITH RUSSIA AS YET
Secretary of State Hughe In Note
s Internal Conditions Must
'liange And New GunrnntccH
IJeplylng (o the formal note from
soviet, Russia requesting resumption
of trade relations with the United
States, Secretary of State Hughes,
has replied that no trade relations
are possible between the United
States and Russia until such a time
as internal conditions In Russia shall
nave been changed and until that
Government shows the Intention and
ability to show proper regard for
the right of life and property.
NEARLY KIVR MILES DESCENT
IX A PARACHUTE
Lieut. Harrison, who entered the
air service luring the war. enlisting
from Hugo, Oklahoma, broke the
world's record for parachute leap at
Champaign. 111., the other day when
he dropped 24,400 feet In a para
chute from an aeroplane. He struck
the earth seven miles farther off
than the point from where he dropp
ed, although the day was compara
tively free of wind.
ITEMS FROM IlLt'E
The farmers ale expecting to have
to plant corn over on account of
the heavy frost Monday night.
The school children of Blue enjoy
ed an Easter Egg hunt Friday nfter
noon. Mr. McCollum a member of
the school board hid tho eggs. All
seemed to enjoy the quarter holiday.
Mis. Glenn or Jilm. has been seri
ously 111, but It Is thought that she
Is now improving.
The young people of Iron Stob
were eiy badly disappointed Sun
day night us the rain pi evented them
from having their regular Sunday
Mis. Dan Walker nnd daughter,
Anna Lee have come to spend the
spring with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bugg.
Miss Leila Ron fro, teacher at
Tomlin visited home folks Saturday
night and Sunday.
FROM KUUSOM GROVE
(Too late for last week.)
C. W. James and Mr. Marcus W.
Harris took a load of tat, hogs to
Durant last Saturday, '
Russell Cntes Is dragging the high
way this week.
Miss Myrtle Day, Miss Eva Gar.
read and Miss Annie Harris were
present at tho New Church Sunday
night for singing.
Jess Cates visited his brother,
Mr. Russell Cates Sunday and Sun.
Klnnie Harris and family visited
his father and mother the week-end.
Little Floyd Hammol near Fort
Washita Is visiting his aunt, Mrs.
The young folks enjoyed a party
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cates
Lloyd ontl Floyd Harden of Silo
were present at, the New Church Sun
day night for singing.
Mr. nnd Mrs. C. W. James motored
to Durant Sunday afternoon.
Miss Jessie Ladd Bpent Sunday
with Miss Jlmmie Harris.
Dougless Britten is true to the
colors. For he wore the stars nnd
stripes Sunday night.
Marvin Pate and Miss Dolly Won
der are to be married 8unday after,
noon at 3 o'clock,
Mrs. Ruby Cates Is numbered with
the sick list this week.
Willie Duer and Mr. Clint Terry
were present at Fulsom Grove Sun-
day morning riding 'a Jinney.
Russell Harris and Miss Cora Ben
He are to be married at the home ot
her father Sunday afternoon at 1
Russell Cates and wife and Miss
Annie Harris and Miss Eva Harreai
went to Silo Friday night for the
Cholre Farm and City Prasrtr
for !. Ilraf or Trade. BMW
10-I'J, Democrat Bulltta.
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I DELICIOUS AND MJMMHUIO
1 T? VERY little movement
I means more thirst.
I TH COCAXOLA COMPANY
1 titlm W.Qt,
On One Brand of Canned Fruit
Hale's Leader Peaches, No. 2 1-2 size 25c
Hale's Leader Pineapple, Sliced, No. 2 1-2 size 30c
Hale's Leader Pears, No. 2 1-2 size 35c
East Texas Blackberries, No. 2 Cans 25c
Hale's Leader Apricots, No. 2 1-2 Cans 25c
Mission Brand Pickles, two gallons for $225
Fresh Eggs, per dozen 20c
Large stock of Tomato and Cabbage Plants.
The declines on all goods will be passed on to our cus
tomers as soon as we receive them. This service is a part
"QUALITY and SERVICE'
GEO. BOSTON & SONS
130 West Main Phone 143
IT IS A PLEASURE TO SELL MERCHANDISE
CHEAP FOR CASH
So here we go on the DOLLAR STRETCHING Plan. Your Dol
lar will go as far at this Store as it will at any store in the State,
and we believe a little further. Suppose YOU TRY IT.
Our Store is chock full of bargains. Below a few prices are
quoted for your approval. Come to this Store to trade and you
will save money.
BOY'S UN ION ALLS
Boy's Khaki Unionalls sizes 3 to 8, a real
buy at $1.65
LADIES' PURE THREAD SILK HOSE
Comes in Black and Brown, April Saving
price now f.5
CHILDREN'S GINGHAM DRESSES
Here is the bargain you have been wait
ing for, sizes 2 to 6, values up to $1.50
MEN'S BALIIRIGGAN UNION SUITS
Just arrived, special value 95c
This Department is chock full of the
latest styles, Serges, Tricotines and Poi
ret Twills, special low prices
$19.75 to $37.50
VALUES IN WORK SOCKS
Men's Heavy work Socks 15c
Men's good black Socks 15c
Men's Sox all colors worth 35c to 50c
LADIES' BLACK HOSE
This lot of Hose formerly sold at 25c a
pair, special price of per pair .. 10c
MEN'S WORK SHIRTS
A Big Assortment to select from
75c and $1.00
Men's Children's and Ladies' Shoes and
Slippers are selling cheap at this store.
Men's Dress Shirts with colars attached
or without. A big selection
$1.00 and 9135
DOVER BLEACHED DOMESTIC
8 yards for $1.00
3G inches wide, special at this price
DELHI AND LAWRENCE GINGHAMS
That sold last year by most stores from
40c to 50c a yard, you can buy here
now at 20c
Very new and popular waists made of all
silk Georgette, some of Minuets trimmed
with heavy lace, some with short sleeves
others long sleeves. All the rage now.
BARGAINS IN STAPLES
A big special at 3.45 and $3.95
9-4 Pepperel sheeting '. 50c
36-inch Sea Island Domestic " 15c
Good Calico Light patterns 9c
0. N. T. Spool Thread 7 i-2c
Good Pearl Buttons, card 5c
36-inch Bleached Domestic 12J-2c
TAFFETA AND CANTON CREPE
We have a complete line of beautiful
Dresses to select from. Special prices for
now $10J00 to $42J0
I Telephone 764
204 West Main