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TnE Durant Weekly News
FRIDAY, MARCH 3. no
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Oklahoma Crop Noll's
limn-, fell owi ir.n tuall tin- wi
tire state during; the middle of thev
week fulluui-d l, (older weather the
latter half. The heaviest preiiitn
tion was reeorded in the northern
and eastern counties, uho
LOCAL MARKETS it
llloie Corn Ar.-
than an irtlh of rain was lepoited in Oats """" 35c
various places. The drouuht was f'nttnn Kppff.Vnn ion nn
broken in the southwestern part; Al- Hens is-
tus reporting .111 of an inch. Points
throughout the heaviest wheat pro
durincr sections in the western part
of the state hae reported i.iinfall
from .2.". to .It, of an inch.
When the weather heroines more
moderate in the western counties, llutter 25c30c
the farmers in the.se sections will he Prairie Hay $7.G0
able to resume their plowing for (irecn Hides 4ic
Hnrinj? crops, wihc.ii lias been held up ry lliclcs 6C
Calves 3 4c
Kat Cowa 3c
Fat Hogs B6c
for some time duo to lack of niois
tuie. Farm work in theie parts is
below normal for this tune of the
ye.ir and considerably behind in com
pared with oilier parts of the state.
Wheat show. a slight iinpiove
ment throughout the important pro
ducing sections having been mater
ially benefited by the recent rains.
The VJ'ii crop will probably show one
of the hoavicht abandonment figures
ever reported for the state.
Uutter Fat 2Cc
Sugar, IGlos for $1.00
Navy Iieans j)C
I. una Iieans 12Vic
riyrup 60 60c
Dried Peaches 18c
Dried Apples 20c
Corn Meal, 25 lbs. 1 GOc
, Compound 17C
Apples, doz. 40cG0c
i Oranges, doz CdniThin
The sowing of oats continued Uananas, doz 30c40c
north-ward in the state during; the ' Mco e 2-3c
week-, i hose farmers who were hold- Butter, retail 30c35c
ing on on account oi moisture con- Jiggs t. 20c
anions win be able to finish their' Com Chons. cwt. suw
. . , - . -- T.wv
Fail to Ciond H Oil 10 00
Common to fair -1 00 8 00
Kllleis and Ilolognas !i oOrfl A.'M
Pigs .. .
I.'imbs. Cull ..
Kwe.s !.00 8.25
'Feeding Iambs ii.OOSiM.OO
0 00& 8 00
11.00 la 00
plowing and .seeding in the very near
More than $4,000,000.00 in appli
cations have been approved to date
by the War Finance Corporation and
the money distributed to the various
banks and other organizations in the
state. An incroascd interest is shown
by the number of applications which
are rapidly being passed upon.
The Oklahoma National Hank of
Skiatook, Oklahoma has, in the
making, a vury interesting and
substantial proposition designated to
help the farmers of that communi
ty. With tile cooperation of the
other business men. they are contem
plating hiring an experienced man on
a yeaily .salary, whose duty will bo
similar to the county agent but the
real object in view is to better mar
keting conditions. They arc anxious
to establish a good yeai-iound mnr-
ket for their products and to decieasp'
Bran, cwt. $1.50
Shorts, cwt. $1.70
Cotton faeed Meal, cwt. $255
Hulls, cwt. 60c
Prairie Hay, bale t. 86c
Airaira, baio eoo
Sweet Potatoes, retail $1.10
Irish Potatoes, retail $1.95
English Bacon 25c
Dry Salt. Sides 18c
Breakfast Bacon 45c
Boiled Ham 60c
Pork SauBago , 15c
Mixed Sausage 1214c
Stew Meat U l-zc
Steak, ckuck joe
1 Steak, round 26c
Steak, loin . 25c
Roasts, rump 20c
Roast, flat rib 1214c
Itoast, standard rib 20c
the size ol the farms. Instead r "
having the average fium of KM acres KANSAS CITT MVB STOCK
they dcsiie to split these farms in- BUMJvrin
to traits of 40 and (50 aeies. in or- .Market compared with last Mon
ler that each fanner will be able, day. Cattle 35c hieher. Hops fifie
higher. Iimbs 50c higher. Sheen
A sweeping complaint has been fil
ed by the Oklahoma Corporation
Commission against the carriers,
with the Interstate Commerce Com
mission asking a readjustment of the
class and commodity rates between
Oklahoma and Southwestern and de
fined territories The complaint ex
cludes cement, brick, reieal bever
ages, grain and grain products hay
and straw, petroleum and its product-.,
live stock, cotton, coal, sand
gravel, crushed .stone, chat-, and kin
dred commodities, forest products and
cotton seed and its products moving
in car loads.
The Commission also has filed a
case with the Interstate Commerce
Commission for the establishment of
reasonable rates on grain and grain
products moving carloads between
Oklahoma and Kansas. The existing
rates, the petition declares, are pre
ferential to the dcaleis in Kansas,
Colorado, Nebraska and Missouri
shipping interstate and Missouri
and Arkansas shipping interstate the
AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK
OP DIRANT IS CHARTERED
Institution Has $100,000
LABOR STARTS A WAR ON
THE VOLSTEAD ACT
In. Anieiican National Bank of
Jiii.iit began business Wednesday
1 ring of this week, the Comptiol-
li 1 .if the Currency advising the of
fn mis to begin business as a notion
al bank on that day. The new insti
tution siKieeds the American State
Bank of Diuant, and starts out v.'ith'ulu an(j
tin same corps of officers directors I ..
and einplojees as it had as a State
Repeal of the Volstead act and sub
stitution of a mensure permitting
sale of light wines nnd beer was
was urged this week by the executive
council of the American Federation
of tabor in a statement which asked
all citizens to join in a campaign
with this objective.
The .statement denounced the Vol
stead act as "a social nad moral fail-
dangerous breeder of dis
and contempt for nil- law."
The Lions Club lacked only three
capital stock of the new instl-, ,,,,. nf hnvinc n nerfect nttcn-
tutioii is $100,000 and the surplus , ,i,.n vnj,, nf this week at remi-
$ 000. As a State bank the capital f lnr mcetjng, and two of those were
w.is $.-,0.0110 and the surplus $15,000. ut of town and the third ono sjck.
This lecent change gives Durant j An unusually good program is re
fuur strong national banks, and for ported, those appearing including
the first time in twelve years, not a (president, C. B. Cochran, A. H. Fer
single State banking institution. guson, Dial Currin, Rev. Gregory and
The change from State to Nation-' V. B. Hayes,
al bank was decided to be of advan-
tage in that as a national banking
institution it could better serve the
LEGION MEETING TO BE
HELD HERE NEXT TUESDAT
A meeting of the American Ueim J
ional district has been called to hi
held in Durant next Tuesday Marcl
7. The purpose of the meeting i3 j!
perfect the organization of the third
group and to elect officers. The dU
trict includes seven counties.
When you "Pay Up" don't fotget
yourself. Read the "Pay Up" ad 01
DR. W. M. K. CHATTLE
Eye, Ear, Nosa and Throat
Office over Kimbrlel's Drug Stow
Associated with Drs. Cohrick &
Colwick, Memorial Hospital,
in c (Is of its customers
community it serves.
and the the
to fill m piofitably and get the best
returns per acie from the lineage in
.Skiatook is connected with Tulsa
by a hard-sin faced mad ami theie is
no reason why this pioposition would
not be a good imestment for the busi
ness men of that community Of
course they are keeping 111 mind the
pi of its from the cows bogs and
Farmers all oei the state appear
11101 e optimistic in then plans foi
the (limine ciop jeai; especially is
this Hue in the cotton nullities that
huffer the heaviest losses last year.
Kami work is lepoited above noimal
' in all i-eetiiins except in the western
counties where tboy hae been bald
up by the continued diy we.ither of
.1. A. Whitehurst,
Piesiduiil State Boaul of Agri.
ROMPS ON HIS ENEMIES
Gov ei nor .1 It A Robeitsou in a
letter to Supeiior Comt Judge H. R.
Christopher at Chicago. Monday le-'
clined to accept the .fudge's lesigna
tion. which was tcndcicd after it had
been demanded in resolutions ndopt
cd nt a citiren mass meeting in
Okmulgee following his dismissal of
a grand jury, which was about to
complete an investigation into af
fairs of the defunct Bank of Com
merce there. j
In public statements given out at
the same time the Governor bitterly1
naentl.wl lit nnnminit ftw infnrnnpns'
o..v ..... ............... ....-
against ms own integrity, oiiercci 10 .
go to Okmulgee and appear before j
the grand jury and to waive any im
munity for himself in so doing.
Prospects active market
balance of week.
Good to Choice $8.00$8.75
Fair to Good 7.00 8.00
Common to Fair 0.00 7.00
Good to Choice 7.00 7.75
Fair to Good O.G0 7.00
Common to Fair 5.00 G.50
Good to Choice ... C.75 7.25
Fair to Good G.00(o G.75
Common to Fair 5.00 0.00
Stock Cows and Heif. 3..r0 G.00
Stock Calves 5.00 7.00
Stock Bulls 4.00 5.00
Good to Choice 5.00(a) G.00
Fair to Good 4.00 fi.OO
Cutters 3.00 3.50
Canners 2.50 3.00
Good to Choice G.00 G.75
Fair to Good Ji.50 G.00
Common to Fair 4.00(a) 5.50
CALVES & YEARLINGS:
Baby Beef 7.00(a) 8.75
Killers 5.00 G.00
EGGS CHEAPEST YET
Eggs have sold for lower prices
retail this week than in years, prices
as low as ten cents per dozen being
recorded. Up at Centrahoma Mon
day, stores offered large quantities
of fresh eggs at a dime a dozen, and
they were freely sold in Durant at
fifteen cents a dozen. This is rather
different than in December of 1920
when on a Saturday the retail price
in Durant reached $1.15 for a dozen.
and yet people bought them. Every
body's hens seem to be laying just
now and large quantities of eggs are
Live stock prices at the same time
are up considerably from last week
as will be noted from the live stock
report printed elsewhere in this is
sue of the News.
t SE BROTHERS TO OPEN
SPORTING GOODS STORE
1 nn. tut is to have not only a new
iti.nl stoic but one of nn entirely
m kind, when Cae Bi others open
1 lie 11 spotting goods establishment,
pnhahlv. the first of the coming
vie I. These gentlemen come from
Ardmnip and are well recommended
a- 1 itizens and as business men. Tlicy
have leased the building on Main
sticet formeily occupied by the Hil-tilnand-Staton
Company, and have
been busy this week getting their
fixtures and goods in the house. The
new store will deal in everything
handled by a sporting goods store
and in various automobile accessories.
The June bride who used to kiss
her husband good-bye every morning
now yells "so-long from the kitchen
Fire, Tornado, Automobile
121i North Third
A debt you owe to your good ap
pearance Read the "Pay Up" Suit
r-d on last page.
a LODGE DIRECTORY a
DURANT LODGE No. 4S A.FA.M.
Stated communications on Tbors.
lay night after the full Moon of each
month Visitors welcome.
O. B. DUNLAP, W. M.
J. C. SCOTT, See'y.
A BUSINESS NECESSITY
THE CHECKING ACCOUNT
A check book is as necessary an adjunct to a man's business
as money itself. It eliminates the necessity of keeping large
amounts of cash on hand to take care of financial obligations.
Open a checking account with this Bank, to take care of
obligations. Its the only way.
Commercial National Bank
DURANT CHAPTER No. 28, R. A. M.
Regular meetings on Friday night
before the full Moon of each month
JOHN W. HBRNDON, H. P.
J. C. SCOTT, Sec'y.
DURANT COMMANDRY No. 81 K..
Regular conclave, second and
fourth Tuesdays of each month. Vis
J. B. HICKMAN, E. C.
J. C. SCOTT, Recorder
Read the "Pay Up Suit ad on back
p.ige of this paper.
DURANT CHAPTER No. 17 O. E. 8.
Regular meeting. on Saturday
tight on or before the foil Moon of
sach month. Vlaltons welcome.
MRS. M. GRAY. W. M.
MRS. V. If. COLB, See'y
QUICK MONEY TO LOAN
BRYAN COUNTY FARMS
FRANK H. WHITE
1 IM Mate k
DK.A. L. STCUT
Km. P-oao CJ
AVERY'S MR. BILL RIDING PLANTER AND AVERY
WALKING PLANTERS, both equipped with plates for
planting cotton, corn and all small grain.
PEANUT ATTACHMENTS CAN BE FURNISHED FOR
Come in and let us show you our planters and quote you
lowest prices you will find.
We are selling CRUSO Cream Separators to the peo
ple of Bryan County every week. Absolutely guaranteed
and sold on liberal terms. We can Bhow you advantages
in buying the CRUSO.
FENCING OF ALL KINDS
We have Just unloaded a car of Hog Wire, Barb Wire
end Fencing of all kinds.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Fords Are Selling Now At
The Lowest Prices In
History. See List,
Runabout, plain $319.00
Runabout, starter, Clincher tires $389.00-
Runabout, starter, Demountable rims $414.00
Touring, plain $348.00
Touring, starter, Clincher tires $418.00
Touring, starter, Demountable rims $443.00
Coupelet, starter, Demountable rims $580.00
Sedan, starter, Demountable rims $645.00
Pordson Tractor $395.00
(All prices i . o. b. Detroit)
WEBB MOTOR CO.
Fifth and Main
Authorized Ford and Fordson
Sales and Service
Br. 3, L. Reynolds
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
aa GUm FtttlBf
Orar Garner Drag Store
E. G. McKinney Hardware Co.
208 West Main St
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