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TAY 13. 1921
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OPEBATIOUfWAS IMMINENT, THKONCJKD HE TwiTH FOLKS OX T,Sk roSOTKD
i. Dm ant Uoai'd
. Mcitiilay nlKht of
i: i: TmiipUlnH, a
ili iif the Snuth
, ,.' I'l.'i'lcd Mupur-
pulillc schools of
, 1'nif. Ot-orge C.
tin- position nml
i if.'sslnn to enter
I :i KraduiitP of
.ill hits been Hup-
, .mis Imth lit Bos-
. 1.1-toiP cominB to
.il'ii to enter the
iv two years Hcr-
iIiiiIiik the war.
,i' Tompkins' woik
n mm' of organizing;
i he institution with
.,i-iiiK Interest and
i l," li.is Imllt up quite
i ,i- an organizer in
Hev. Mr. Potter who lh U Hok- X uLlL ,'l 'IM?' "f h" ' d will hone,-
rhlto the Iml began a fit of cnuKblnR.tnre of Tnhn U...iVk ti..rn. Mn,,!. .
and finally couched nn hn nii .. ., . .... ,".: '
which had been Indeed In hu i ." , '"'Pan last m.ia, nen rniin. io,Ke Harvey, ambassador to number of rolathes to mourn
,.. " - iuhm-h niTu ininvMi open ni me i-;nc .1111 . uii i... i,,.,i.,... ...n i..ih
hour advertised of their big sale, i per.- ,1 t,.t)r..Hi.nliiHw. nil ...,.,. I The iPinnlti were tnken fn Rnl.
Ions nf th,. iiiiiikII. ,phur Spilngs, Texas Monday whero
fiiniMiil services un interment weio
e a representative on the
iiiiincll of the allies. Hence.
from Texas, about twenty years ago, Britain and between this country and
first sottllng near Albany. He moved Japan.
to Durant ten yearn ago, and has 4. Bring disarmament squarely be.
made this city his home since that ' fore the heads It the great powers
time. He wns a man highly respect-1 and finally make It the central Idea
oil In every sense, and a good citizen ()f the proposed Maiding association
He Is survived by a wife and a of nations.
i, . n superintendent
i it four e.us. coming
I. in His work Btands
..ii to his fiuiess. and
I'chi' 1 ",v" progressed In many
luiii - ' iniumiiency.
!.,. , I i ,'iei iimi i"i' mi- --
L. ... .if ,i follows: in me
Ih-i'ih'i ' i: (i- Vlllors, pilnclpal,
Cr.'i.-I.i. -Mt-s Auiirey, miss
Itaiw li" .Ml wren uoooman,
Iwvl . I'-1 Nolen, Miss Scott
I Mi-- i" nil (ioouman; vvaru
Idpt.- J I ltIe, J. . LiOgan,
It: H.ii.. mil Mrs. Tom Clark;
t. uii i-. Alice Apple, Lena
lf., Mir Wood Booker, Bertha
ttPl. Mi- llaiph Daugnerty,
tl( ).iiuli- hae Evans, iwary
i.r. .Mm- I'ro-t. Kthel Griffin,
e ll.ir:K Maigueilte Harreld,
Li h.ii n.nii. .Mrs. Hardlcee. Salllo
Inanl. l.ti' Leonard, Ktta Llf.
, I'amlllH McKlnney, Wllma Mc-
n- Ihi'ilil.i .uooie, :huiui .tiuu-
Inn i ." ib n. Btiel.ih Ownby,
I I', rkiri-nti. Mis. J. T. Ilyle, Jen
ISi'iii' Mr- K H. Stewart, Anna
; .mil K He W.iteis.
:n si i:is to iik katty
Ihi T,i s--nrl:itinn for the Ex-
Lnn.ilii'ii ni Hats announced thilt
killiiii: ' impalgiis conducted in
iM'in'u- li.is resulted In the
Ih i ' Tiiii.iiiiii rod-nts, and that
ipni' i i n million will he kill-
In thi .st it. Iii'toie the campaigns
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IIS s( IIOOI; H.I I'K'Xir
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j ii- in,; nun iii-iMi piaying witti a
shingle nail In his mouth when ho
swallowed It or got It stuck In his
wind pipe for at any rate It finally
lodged in his lung and caused severo
He was taken to Slietman
noi oniy was me store filled In a
moment with eagei burets, hut It
was necessary to close the doors ie.
peatedly throughout the day to keep
folks ftom getting In so tight that
nml un' they llteially could not be Mined
A-ray made, showing the location of, with a stick. As soon as the crowd
tho null. While .surgeons weie ills, thinned, others were allowed to come
cussing the point when- the Incision 'In and thus It went, throughout the
should be made and preparing day.
for same, the boy developed a sudden i In prepaiatlnn for the sale, follow,
roughing spell, which lusted seveial ing his purchase of his pailnei's
minutes, and the nail was finally! interest, Mr. Russell, had printed
coughed up, thus I ellevlng the neces-, several pages of catchy newspaper
sity of a suffeilng operation, and advertising, plus seveial thousand
one that might have proven fatal. (iiiculars which were given widn
I distribution, and the store was closed
LIONS C'Ll'll KIIKCTINO I '"nK f'no,,cn '" re-maik goods. The
HAND STAND IXMl CITY w'n,'0W8 w,,,e Plastered with clrcu-
lurs and advertisements and then
on Friday morning the doois were
At tho weekly meeting of the opened, and the stampede began.
Ilnnn rI..U I. .. 1 .1 t 1.... ..
" '"" '"-'" "" "n. me Unouestinnahlv. Mr. Russell's
announcement was made that the
stunt In advertising has diawn tho
anJ",.l," l".d r.'",...C",,.,,"en !'--' "umber of people" In the
the erection of a municipal band
stand, In order that, the city might
have band concerts this summer.
Several sites are under advisement
but it was not definitely decided
whero to build It.
IIOKCHITO I'HKPAItlNO KOK
SUNDAY SCHOOL MKKTINO
Bokchlto Is preparing for the
largest "throng of people that ever
attended a Bryan County Sunday
School Association meeting, when
the association convenes there for
a two day session, on May 25.
The officers of the association are
now at work on tho program which
it is hoped to be able to announce
this week. The program is to in
clude somo of tho most Important
Sunday School woikers In the State.
shortest time of any previous adver
tising campaign launched hete.
WOULD ItKI'I.ACK HOOKS WITH
MOVIKS IN LOWKIt ORADKS
Thomas A. Edison, the great in.
vontor, advocates substitution of mo.
tlon pictures for books in the ele
mentary grads of the public schools
He contends that the substitution of
interesting movies for the borsome
books, will greatly advance education.
WHAT IIAItDIMi HOI'K.S TO DO
IN COUNCIL HHIMIKSKNTATION
Antiounrfiiiftit has been made this
IIAI'IIM- ItUVIVAL CLOSED.
0i:n TWO.HI'NDKED SAVED
Wli.ti is believed to have been the
most Midi'ssfiil levival In Durant'sl
hlMorj, came to a close Sunday night
"t Hi- Jlaptlst church, after seveial ' week of the four alms that President
week- nf intonslve iiiei'tingH dining Hauling has In mind, in having
vvhlili the pastor Ed 0. Butler, did Anieiicun repiesentiitlon of the su
the pii',11 hing. During the meetings pieme council of the allies. The
there vv-ie two-hundied and six nil- alius mo.
illtion- to the Baptist church or i. T mai,,. r.eimany pay to the,
whirl, 1 1.! ,.,,, by ,antsm nn,i 6S limit or her ability,
by letter. Quite a number of othei.s , To pievent any steps that would
made ronfesslnns of faith and ex- J prostrate (Sei many economically and !
press,.,) tb,.i intention to join other halt the world's return to noimalcy.
denominations. n Secure recognition of American
" jrightM in foimer enemy teirltoiy nml
.1. K. HOUSTON DIES SUDDENLY , thus wipe out points of difference!
Jam-s Iteagon Houston, aged Six. I between this countiy and Great,
ty-two .veprs, died very suddenly at I
bis home nn West Main stieet Run- aMHMHH
day night at eight o'clock. He had
been In poor health for two years but
his death nevertheless came as a
shotk and surprise. He had been
down town Saturday and was sitting
on his front porch talking with mem
bois of his family shortly before his
death. He got up, walked Into the
house ami laid down, and died al
most at once.
The deceased was born In Sulphur
hprings, Texas, June 27. 1859, and
was 2 years of ago at tho time of
his death. He came to this county
The Not mill's gills' glee club has
returned after u week's engagement
In southeastern Oklahoma. During
the tour entertainments were given
at Kt. Towseu, Mabel, Braketi Bow
and Hugo. While at ldahe), the club
sang fur the Federated Clubs, in
SOME TWINS IN OKLAHOMA
Vital statistics show that In Okla
homa last year there weie born 427
pairs of twin babies, an average of
six pairs for each county. Musko.
gee county, however lead the State,
nine pairs of twins being horn there
i siimiii at Albany, which
i In -.ir's woik Frlda
h had ii basket dinner
i mile south of the town
il n, vvhiih fellows who
- ih) was one of the best
i and that there were
a 'Milled -ihoiil children and
r ninth, is nn ih,. mound. Misses
Nn. ii .itnl Turnlovv, the teachers
ih. Iiti'ii li in , harge.
u t .
I w -
Ss iii. 1 1: itiimoN and
IIII.V LOSES HIS LIFE
t .-.inn dav, Marvill Martin,
1 '-. ai Muskogee, was awarded
ptl" Milium for meritorious work
ill") -unlit A short while later
a-. pi iv inn on a tank wagon with
IWinmn- .itnl fell orf backvvnrd.
ink, living Instantly.
U2N YOU BUILD-
sl"iu .mil nec, expert I'lunib-
Ivivn,. .it , medium ir,.
l'lniiiliiit'4 anil Heating
' !"' Ill So. Third
"It, 'tnnarht. Antnttmhilp
" . North Third
Each week marks a price revision in some
line of merchandise and you will find our
stock marked with the general reduction in
CONCESSIONS IN SHOES and SLIPPERS
One lot, Men's Diamond Special Slippers at $6.50
One lot, Men's 18 Carot Diamond'Slippers at $6.00
One lot, Men's Glen Echo Slippers at $.1.00
Ladies' Slippers in Brown and Black with Military and
Louis Heels from $3.00 to S6J10
Ladies' Suits and Dresses (entire stock) at foPRICE
Men's and Boys' Suits at your own price.
Men's Dress Shirts A special value, new style bought to
sell at a price of $2.50 value at $1.15
WHEN 1 SEARCH FOR REAL BARGAINS LET US
MAKE YOU SOME PRICES
YOURS FOR SPECIAL VALUES
Chedester & Blake
Dny Qoods Clothing and Shoes
l PRICE SERVICE DEPENDABILITY
Phone 764- 2o6WMain
' Chan. A Phillips
lunger Judge but only
'tistire of the Peace and
In the old rock Huild-
r,irner f Second and
''"Hid like to write your
t r Auto License and
nngp Ceremonies, for
"lie to marry and try
Insurance Against Old Age
It seems peculiar to talk about this while we
are all so vounj,' it doesn't seem real but
iust talk to any old couple that you know
thev will testify to the Virture of Saving.
Start TODAY and try to lay away a small
portion of your Savings each month.
We also solicit your other ac
counts. "Our Service is the best."
t-ue HAKIK THAT
I FRIENDLY SERVICE BUILT
LIVES HER UP
Get the battery in the old
car recharged and see how
much better the old boat
Willard Service Station
403 W. Main St.
Now is the time to think of saving. The use of the
Interurban Service will save you time, also save you
Remember Denison, Sherman, Dallas, Waco,
Corsicana, Ft. Worth and all intermediate points
Buy round trip tickets
.and save more
Condensed Statement of the Condition of
The Commercial National Bank
of Durant, Oklahoma
At the close of business April 28, 1921
Loans and Discounts .'
.U. S. Liberty Bonds
Other Bonds and Bryan County Warrants
Stock in Federal Reserve Bank
Furniture and Fixtures .
Cash on hand and in Banks
Capital Stock $100,000.00
Undivided Profits (Net) 5,838.90
Individual Deposits 226,624.12
NOTE: Tbia bank opened for buslnosH October 2, 1920.
5K)03C3?33SeK?3W$ :J X ,8C'toOCrttf W
A White Crest Flour Demonstration
Consumers Light and Power Co.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
MA Y llith and Nth
Everyone cordially invited to come in and be serv
ed a nice lunch made from White Crest Flour. These
demonstrations will be of real practical value to you
and you are urged to attend.
LUNCHEON SERVED FREE
2:30 to 5 p. m. Friday and Saturday
A 24-POUND SACK OF WHITE CREST FLOUR
GIVEN AWAY FREE AT 5 p. m. FRIDAY
AND SATURDA YALSO COOK BOOK
SOLD BY ALL GOOD GROCERS
t7'--S A. PHILLIPS
'ice of the Peace