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THE DURANJ WBBKLY NEWS
AGRICULTURAL NEWS NOUS
United States Department of Agriculture
State A. & M. College Extension Service
G. B. Dunlap, Miss Fannie Buie
County Agent Home Dem. Agt.
EUitnrV Note: '1'lut Ncwb Is glad to
9ulillsb In tills ik'jiartir.i'iil any item
torn nuy lotnce, iirrluii.inK to farm
Jut.TcU All tll.lt Is U'llllC(l Is DC
turnty In nil st.il otncntH made. It
to our deslie tu iniikc tills deuart
aient. Wi' I'jij loo MimIi I'ti'lulil
Thp (iri-or riiiinty cotton Kionurn
association at a meeting Iti'lil on .tune
14, 1921, adopted a resolution do.
plorlng tint (llsronliniianrit of the
tato market coinniihslon. Tin Injus
lice of present froiRlil rates which
iliacrlmlni'te against Oklahoma ship
pers also was dlsniwil mill n levls
Vin of rates was nlslstod upon.
Chicken Xmil (irocn Feed
The Internal medtanlsm of chick,
tns is not lmllt for diKe'-tlng milk
anless it Is sour llowtier, chicks
rcqiiii)' about the same kind of food
material as oilier animals, Thoy
must hae plenty of green food. In
the spring when hugs, worms and
Krcon food nrc plentiful almost any
kind of old hen will lay nearly every
day. She can't help it. When simi
lar food is glcn at other times of the
Tear the effect is about the same.
It Take Work nut It Payri
m No one should expect a flock of
Sons to do more than any other kind
f livestock under similar conditions.
Poultry keeping Is not a soft snap
ms many folks seem to think before
they try it. Hons aro Industrious
critters but to do Rood work thty of the work she has done from Oo-
must have belli. The holp mURt come tulior 1, 1920 to June 1, 1921.
in the form of good focd and good Days spent in office, 69: Days
management. Nothing will pay un- spent In field, 144: Miles traveled,
less it Is made to do no by the ap. .1,166; Demonstrators visited, 169;
plication or a little effort and Intelll
tnce. Oktahomn Parmer,
Plow Vegetation Under
The Farm Kdilor acknowledge
receipt of a very interesting letter
from a successful fanner friend In
the eounti y and one paragraph from
It, wo feel, Is of interest to others,
and here It Is.
"I hope that we will not havo
tiny more rain until the middle, of
August, an theie is plenty of season
In the ground now to Insure cotton
and coin I think It Is wry lmpor-
I Inane Ini.' Cotton AsMH-liitlon "nt that we get into me Items as
With the announcement of finor- "inly " potable this roll Hnd turn
:,!,!,. anion n the nnrt of thii h.inkx under the great ciop of weeds ami
regarding a lino of credit to finance, "thor egelatJon. which will do more
its operations the Oklahoma Cot
ton tliowels Association Is well on
Its way toward a solution of It
The Oklahoma Clearing House as
sociation has recommended that
credit to the amount of not less than
one million dolars he extended the
(otton association. This action was
was taken following recommenda
tions made to the clearing hous by
the special bankers committee re
cently appointed by tho Oklahoma
Hankers Assoclaton to assist, the cot
ton association in working ot Its
financing problems This committee
is now working on plans for the ex
tension of n line of credit to the
extont of not less than five, million
"The committee Is of the opinion,"
says I). S. Wolfinger, president of
the Oklahoma Bankers Association
nnd president of the City Guaranty
bank of Hobart, "that, with the vol
to enrich our land than anything
else wi can do to It."
How Much Will Hondo l-ose?
The West has returned to another
primitive custom, Because of high
i all rates a Colorado man drove his
steeis 20D miles to market from the
Elk Illvci district, and not about
double what he would otherwise have
obtained for them. Other cattlemen
nm following his example.
MuUes A Startling Illustration
Forty cars of wheat were received
at Topeka one day this week for
tho Derby Oiain Company. To cover
the purchase, $65,000 was deposited
with n bank by C. L. Parker, secre.
t,ary of tho company.
Ity an odd coincidence, a year ago
tho same day, the Derby Grain Com
pany received a similar shipment of
40 cars of grain. The amount then
necessary to enrry the transaction
utno of collateral security to bo hold was $t65,000.
by the Oklahoma Cotton Growors
Association, it will have no difficulty
In working out Its financial plans
with the assistance of the bankers of
Home Demonstration Activities
The numerous and varied activi
ties of the home demonstration de
partment are made known, In tho re
port Jubt filed by Miss Fannie Bute,
Oklahoma Crop lt'Mirt
Threshing of wheat and oats was
gani delayed by showers the first
Other visits made, 34; Consulta
tions held, 196; Meetings held, 93;
Attendance at meetings. 6,404;
Speeches made, 83; Letters written,
7R1; Circular letters mailed, 2,569;
Bulletin given out, 1,625, Club
Tart, of the week, but during the fair, member enrolled us follow'!): Can.
upather of the latter pmt good pro- tilng, 72: Poultry, 162; Sewing, 17,
tress has been made. Present In- Better bioad, 13; Fruit, 1; Bee, 1;
iir.itions point to a wheat crop of; Aprons made, II; Caps made, 124;
60,000.000 bushels or better for the , Towels made. 135. Placed ten puns
State. Infoi uiation leaching tlii-. st.imlant hril chickens; placed 23
office states that a good peiceutago sellings of standard bred eggs and
nf the oats crop tvill not be of ihcisold 03 mote settings as result; Con
ducted 13 shows; Conducted 8 prun
ing demoiistiatlons: 1'iuned 312
proper quality for maiketing pur
poses Continued i.'iIiih In the wheat
mil oats sections of the St.ilo hae
xaitaeil considerable damage to the
Corn made good progress during
the past week and is In excellent
rondition throughout the State Suf.
Lots nf Melons
Xi'iis before have so many melons
of various varieties been marketed
in Durant In July as this year. Every
ficfent moistuie has fallen to prac. day sees 'ho market square crowded
Cirully Insure the ciop, oxcept possl
61? In the southwest. I'pland coin
a neor better This will be Ok
lahoma's biggest en n year since
1913. All Indications promise a crop
nf 100,000.(1110 lui!,he!h or better.
The 1915 crop was 112,000,000
uttiels but there was 500,000 men;
icrei of corn In I'.lir. than this jear
Tho cotton plant also made good
growth dining the week, however,
itill weevil has been lepoited In the
cotithoin. south central and eastern
counties where considerable, damage
lo the. crop has been roportud. The
ewtil Infested area extends as far
west :ls Comanche and Cotton coun
ties. Kafir, broom corn and all minor
erops have made ocollcnt growth
mnd have retained their high condi
tion percentage. Tho Broom Corn
Sarvrsi a well under way In the
The combined condition of all
crops in Oklahoma on July 1st, waB
J0S.I per cent. Only olght States
Khowcd a higher condition for all
rops than was found in Oklahoma
ud there was anly two states where
a greater Increase was found in the
condition of all crops during the
month of June. This condition was
.7 per cent better than the average
far the United States.
with wagon of melons, ami wagons
dilve all over the city at all times
ot day of feting their melons for
sale. There are some unusually
fine water melons being brought In
Which means that in July of this
year Kansas farmers lecelved $100,,
000 less for 40 cars of wheat than
they did for the same amount of
grain last year. Capper's Weekly.
a. c. Mccarty married
(From Coalgate Record-Register)
At 8 o'clock on July 9th In Win
dom, Texas, at the home of the bride
occurred the quiet wedding of Miss
Laura E. Wright of that city to C.
C McCarty of Coalgate.
Miss Wright comes from a well
known and highly respected family
of Wlndom and grew to womanhood
within Its limits. Miss Wright Is a
devoted member of the Christian
church C. C. McCarty is well known
to us all and is prominently estab
lished in the real estate, loan and
insurance business here. Mr. Mc
Carty Is a real product of this local
ity, having been born nnd roared
eight miles north of this city.
Mr McCarty was engaged in tho
ro.il estate business In Durant for
many years and Is well known In
J. R. HANNAH
Standing on the firm foundation
of truth we have built up in this city
a Bank that is second to none in
safeness, sound principles and busi
ness acumen. On this basis we so
licit your accounts large or small
and assure you we can help you.
Vo ,qoalJ,n jhQ
c ,roao Ls.'t'ley
L It's Toasted
4 per cent on Savings
)M.:I:D HKVKKKIiV IN
GREAT I'UKUM) FLOOD
.lames B. Dowcn, formerly a Du
i.n.t lesldent.. hut now residing in
Pueblo, Colorado, hat. been hero at
te' ding loudness mutters the past
w .K and says that he suffeied
financial loss in the recent
turllile flood that twept over Pueb
to Ills residence was on high
(.I. utiil above the water line, but his
IimIiicss was wiped out and buildings
i.. ..u.m.,1 theie wen. .ill but. rtestroy-
i i He says that ten solid blocks on
I ma avenue In the business sec
ti. n weie piactlrally destroyed, only
o i out of ten buildings remaining
Htiitidlng After tho water receded,
there was about five feet of mud and
thin,, left In the flooded section,
wlil'h rendered useless what, was left
l, the rush of tho flood Itself.
As this was Pueblo's first flood In
twenty-seven years, folks didn't car-
I'lIN GltASS FIRE SWEEPS
OVER IfMKtO ACRES
great file that stinted In Lani
P'isis county. Texas last week, burn-
nl a lot lA dead timber. One ranch
lout Ti,000 acres of grass
I ll,l,i:i) CHRISTIAN CIU'KCH
Pl'LPIT HERE SUNDAY
l)i- i:. M. Waites. President of
Te.ts Christian University, at Ft.
Wiuth. filled the pulpit of tho First
ChrMlan Church here last Sunday
In the absence of the pastor, Rev.
('has M. Schoonover, who was hold
ing revival services at Denison. Dr.
Waites also made an excellent ad
Ires at the Men's Blbk Class of the
church in the forenoon
SCHOOL LAND VALUATION
School land owned by the State
and handled by the Commissioners
$7,284,510.00, according to the ro
of the liud Office, is valued at
port of tho 1920 appraisement.
This Is an Iticieaso of 20 per cent
over the appraised valuation made
five years ago The genet ul ap
praisemont is mado every five years.
This valuation is upon the basis of
tho value of the land for ngrlcul.
tural purposoa, and docs not Include
tho vast mineral wealth underlying
most of the land owned by the State.
During tho last fiscal year this
land produced in agricultural rent a
total of $202,323.00. In addition
land to tho value of $83,707.00 was
sold by tho State This land is sold
on forty yoars time, deferred pay
ments bearlttff five per cent Interest.
All rents: from land owned by the
State and the Interest on lands that
have beeu sold Is prorated each
month to tho soveral counties of the
State for the benefit of the school
children, tho distribution being on
tho basl.s of scholastic population.
FRIDAY. JvolLu 3
BTATR Him.,.. v
Students of th ..
School, have passed resoltll!'0r,1,,1
dorilng President J. p ." '
f that institution for Stat" Si! '
icuuoui, ui me I3Z2 election, IT
present Incumbent, u it .....' Th. ,
said he will not be a canrt r." '
the office. Mr. Ilattenb '
merly head ot the Atnu. Awi.' '.
was an applicant for tho ! J M
of the Durant Normal at K
W. C. Canterbury was H5 ""J
was afterward made head of th.HM
school. De A'U
All honor to tho father who v
worked his son's way through
lege. He Is n credit tn L L
whether his son Is or ""
Drs. Evans & Warren
Office hours 9 a. m. to 6 b iT
Grider Building Durant, OkU.
.fVnv 1 Monro but
t without auMtlan
I If HUNTS aUARANTKBD
I SKIN DISBASB REMEDIES
f (Hunt' Salve and Soap), fait In
the treatment of Itch. Ecttma,
Ringworm. Tetter or other Iteh-
inc akin dlataaca. Trv thU
treatment at out rttb.
I,. KIMMUKL'S DRUG STORE
TO LOAN ON BRYAN COUNTY
11 e pay you the money the same
Vr da; the abstract Is approved.
Come direct to us and get the lowest
living rate of interest and bat terms
Office over First Rational gJanJfe
Frank M. Jones and C. H. Crook
Clean Up Prices At The
We now have a few items in everv use
ful merchandise to offer you at prices you have
not seen in many months.
For an eye opener we give you the follow
Dotted Swiss Dresses worth $29.50, now selling tfjfc g jm mm
Organdy Dresses worth $12.50, now selling for .C stag
Fancy Mixed Organdy and Gingham Dresses, LJi JtZ.
were $7.95, now only P"Vb "frlaaW
A very pretty selection, were selling up to fc 0 m an
$9.85, now only PSal"1l93
$18.50 Palm Beach Suits now selling for ttiA OaC
only Jp IJJ pj O O
Boys' Oxfords were $4.45, now selling for 4fe 0 m mm
only - 92.49
Men's Oxfords worth $6.50, now a gm fav M
Men's Felt Hats gm av mm
Boys' Felt Hats gn
Many other items at bargain prices.
Make our store head quarters for your entire