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rmAV. JULY29, 1921
Hugh Cox Elected
Sew President of
. , ,uKHlar weukly meeting of
., i u.i (if Uio Chamber of Com
,tt" i. i, Thursday noon, Hugh
m,,r'. , elected bv the directors
1 lrril"il of ,no organization for
,s '' ! ,. u'ar. and other officers
ttie, ,.!,.' J. It. McKlnney, first
'!,,'. l-l-nt, V. H. Hayes, second
... Mont. Greon Thompson
........ m '
T'i .v hoard of Directors of the
,.,', . ciuistltutcd by the above
,,", id the following directors
J? I"' . .tolmson, W. K. Ollstrap.
(.. y in.rliack, Oalen McKlnney,
" v'i iiiiiand, C. B. Cochran nnd
. ii n-ll. The secretary is em-
'. i the hoard and not elected.
,vslMIWT IX IIOKMITOKY
' l',iM)S IS HKIil HiLKCIAIi
j-u,. j, i.'i-cd from section 13 and
,ew tin ("' lands can not bo invest
a bv i l.o School Land Commission
L ilmii itin v bonds prescribed by
Hoii-o MU ss Pas'11 by the last
LegM.ii in', occording to an opinion
from 'I o Mtotnoy General's office.
Xho rmiititutlon Is cited as defin
ing J"' "liat securities the school
nonev of the State may be invested
In arid the opinion holds that these
dormitory bonds are not within the
class pi'i'iiitiid by the Constitution.
The limine bill In question would
late ilnrinitory bonds Issued to the
eitpnt of $r00,000, of this amount
jIuO.hiio lielng Invested for each
jcar up n and including five years.
Thi""- l'i'ipohRd dormitories were to
bau' l"'i'ti erected on the campus
at tlie State University at Norman.
, iiii.Ttoil by provisions of the
Ian, (Ii Siliool Land Commission
roi'i'nilv took stupn to carry out the
pnul-lioi-, f tho law, but before
mi1.it u1 .my tiansaction final asked
the A" "'"' (ienoral for an opinion
on tin matter of investing the
nhnn1 uti.l of the State. Validity
pt t1 1 ! not mentionel by the
jj LOCAL MARKETS
'hi 1 v
W I II
r.n i :ic
i!i - nt
4 6c 0 60c
- .. 16c
PW"l WHRsTl.v Mywc
Good to Choice Fed 8. 50 $9.00
Fair to Good Fed 8.00 & 8.50
Common to Fair 6.000
Heat heavy grassor... 6.750)
Common to Medium.. 5.00 C
Good to Choice .. COO
Common to flood 4.50 4?
Good to Choice .. 5.00
Common to Good .... 4.00
Stock Cows & Heifers 3.00
Prairie Hay ... ....
Corn Meal, 26 lb
O'icj Butcher Cows:
Corn Chops, cwt
Mill Hun Bran, Cwt.
. 7 l-4e
.. . 10c i
Good to Choice .
Fair to Good
Common to Fair
Cnnners . ..
Good to ('hold'
Fair to Good
Common to Fair
Calves nnd Yearling:
Killers . ...
i'e.ils, Knlr to Good.
Veals. Common to fair 3.00 (
l-sHM.lTK IS CUT 919,000
iiiniioil in adjourned scs
ii s-il.ty night approved the
i .iiidal statement for the fls
i I'liiliug June 30, this year
i Miniate of money's needed
ti-ionl jear ending Juno 30,
,ii will be presented to the
i i.i til which meets to make
. Saturday, July 30.
.Miniate has been cut $11..
iimt that of the year jUHt
making the total budget for
ir i.nly $7S,771.56 the tmial-
f.ter department was cut
The city engineer's fund
t (limn $1,605, as tho city had
i icr at this time the tomaln-
'lie leiluotlon was taken off
tn et fund.
Cotton Seed Meal, cwt.
Prairie Hay, bale
Sweet Potatoes, hu.
English Bacon .. .
Dry Salt Sides .
Breakfust Bacon .. .
Pork Sausage .....
Roast, flat rib
Roast, standard rib
Pigs . ..
Spring lambs, Cull
We th em
Ewes . .
I'ltKSBYTKRIANS HAVK MUSICAL
PROGRAM SUNDAY NIGHT
Owing to the absence of the Rev.
1. G. Gregory from town Sunday, the
Christian Endeavor Society of that
church gave a special musical during
the eenng church hour, when the
following trogram was given :
Orchestra prelude Selected.
Violin Solo Miss Ruth Sexton.
Scripture Lesson Dr. E. H. Lyle.
Vocal Solo Frnnk Evans.
Piano Solo Earl Sparks.
Heading -Miss Myrtle Pratt
C. K. Quartette nianchard, Mat
thews, Rvans, McNutt.
Heading -Miss Roberta Sexton.
Vocal Solo Miss Elizabeth Crook.
Heading Miss Christine Hotch-
ltoiii'dlrtion Dr. Lyle.
.. 9.60 10.10
CHCMTAW COUNTY SIXTH
Tlio New Ii.ih teceivoil a copy of
tl.i ..i4..1i.it.,. ... Ilww. n... I'ntmlv'fi
orlt. Sixth Annual Five Fair, to lie heid
jjiC)ln Hugo. October 10 to 15 Inclusive.
Z'r... i The catalog Is of forty-eight pages.
jr;ciwell printed, and liberally patronized
20ci',y adertihcis "f l,'at progrehhive
county. Llbi il premiums arc of-
i fercd in the vniluiM dopartments.
CALBBA ROAD CLOSED THIS
WEEK TO DO ROAD WORK
The road from Durant to Calora
is closed to the traffic beginning
this week, and every citizen Is asked
to keep this fact in mind nnd to
ndvlso their friends nnd tourists of
Tho road is closed by tho County
Commissioners so that construction
work on tho hard surfaced road
ran ho started and will not, he In
terfered with In fact, nftor this
work gets well under way the road
will be virtually impassable any way.
County Commissioner Hum bo has
posted signs for a detour be.
tween here and Calora, and some
traffic is already being routed over
the detour, which Is out by the fair
grounds. A big sign hnB been posted
nt Nlneth and Arkansas streets stat.
ing the J. II. nnd K. T. highway is
closed nnd directing that tho detour
signs have been posted all tho way to
NOT MOLEST KLAN IF .
LAWS ARE NOT VIOLATED
Unless members of the Ku Klax
KUn, an organisation of which Is
reported to exist in Oklahoma City,
vlolato the laws, the organisation
will not be opposed by county of
ficials, It was said there Thursday.
Mayor J. C. Walton, In a letter to the
Chief of Police, declared that such
nn organization existed and direct
ed the chiof to mako an Investigation
for tho purpose of loarnlng if mem
bers of the po'lro force belonged t
VKSTON WHEAT KMIlAIUiO
TO BE X)NTINUKI)
The wheat embargo at Galveston
will not be removed until tho number
of loaded cars congested nt that port
Is materially reduced, nccordlng
to Information secured at the Inter
state Commerce Commission. Ro
pnrts to the commission from J. B.
Ford, its representative sent to Gal
veston a week ago to investigate
the situation, say there are 2,000
cars there awaiting unloading at the
'levators, containing 900 carloads,
and unloading proceeding nt the rate
of 300 cars a day.
Hev. Chus. M. Schoonover, pastor
of the First, Christian Church
closed hiht week a very successful
tow.weeks revival meeting at the
Christian Church In Denlson,
SAVE YOUR rEACII SEEDS
Tli" :tiou of tho council In wbit
lllng .wry Item possible from the
build i hovpeaks that body's deter
mination to reduce taxation tor city
purpo'-,.s to the lowest possible sum.
Market compared with last Mon-,
:attle higher, gr
Hogs 15c lowei
day red cattle higher, grass cat-i., ,. .,.,., ,., ,,, ,.,ho
DURANT Nl USURY CO.
ITS VALUE UNDERESTIMATED
We cannot appreciate the value of a checking ac
count until the time comes that demands more
ready cash than we have in our pocket.
HAVE YOU ONE?
With our folding pocket check book your balance is
always at hand.
FIRST STATE BANK
Dr. J. L. Reynolds
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
and Glass Fitting
Over Corner Drug Store
f e n-nonal Writing "Machine
wjc handiest machine
on earth for business
or personal use.
See a Demonstration at
the News Office, 114 N.
Third Avenue, Durant
(?. M. gvans,
Price Our Goods Before
We Will Save You Money
Good grade Bleached and Brown Domestic
36 inches wide, priced at per yard 15c
Good grade Dress Gingham, pretty pat
terns, at price per yd 12l2c, 15c and 19c
Good grade Percale, pretty patterns, 36
inches wide, at price per yd 15c
Good grade Men's Blue Work Shirts 50c
Good grade Men's Blue Overalls, .. 89c
Good grade Men's Wash Pants, $1.00
Good grade Men's B. V. D. style Union
See Our Windows
Our store is cool and
If Ice water.
M 9M lJJ
See aud price our
goods before you buy.
We will ae you
An Indian dealer advertises that
every piano in his house Is n sound
Instrument Well, they ought tn ho.
don't you think?
DREG, GARRETT AND CO.
D. L. Stradford, Manager
Our titles arc examined here
in Durant, assuring prompt
closing of Loans. Let us
serve you, if it is Farm Loans
34 West Main Street
Over 50 per cent of automobile fires are caused by
the car setting itself afire back-firing or something
else. Why not protect yourself by earring our AUTO
MOBILE INSURANCE? Strong Companies low
Salmon, Gilstrap & Ward
Make Records With
Our Golf Clubs
tobacco makes 50
flood cigarettes for
DR. HARRY S. RICHARDS
Special Attention Given to Small
All Culln Answered Promptly
Office- Shannon OniK Shop
Fire, Tornado, Automobile
121 1A North Third
We have a large stock of golf goods on display and are
ready to equip you completely for this great game.
See our show windows. There you will find every kind
of Golf Club, Golf Ralls. Caddy Rags, etc.
We want you to come in and let us show you our line
of "Maegregor" Golf Clubs. These Golf Clubs are not
made in a factory where quality production is the aim,
but are built one at a time with greatest care and atten
tion to detail. Best of all "MacGregor" Golf Clubs are
the handwork of master craftsmen who play and love
Work is progressing fast on the golf links at the
Country Club. Come in now and select your outfit so you
will be among the first to play.
. G. McKinney
CA PITA L $100,000.00 SURPLUS $55,000M
The Bank ITiat Accommodates
The First National Bank
OF DURANT, OKLAHOMA.
C. C. HATCBETT, Pretldeni
GREEN THOMPSON, VUx-FreeUmt
FRANK GIBSON, Vke-PrmUwmt
DIAL CURRIN. CmskUr
FRANK L. DYER, AfUUmt-CathUr
RALPH OWN BY. AmUUmt Chter
J. 8. TURNER, Amtetmmt Cmkkr.