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The Durant Weekly News
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? STOCK NEWS
'.WEEVIL THREATENING AGAIN
CUTCOITON ACREAGE IRGED
Okliihom.i Ma Get Pests from War
mer State Nrarlu
Notwithstiinilinj,' the fact that
most of the boll weevil hibernating'
in the open tountiy seem to have)
Jbeen killed hy the wnitci's told,
enough have survived, in well pro
tected hibernation nccts, to thieaten
serious damage to the 11122 cotton
crop unless f.nmeis ubseixe preiuu-'
tionary methods in pl.intiiiK and cul
tivation, ncconlinic to C. K. Sanhonii
ontiimolciiti-t with the Oklahoma ex
To get some idea of what perccn-
lajjo of last jear's ciop of boll weevil
would live through the winter. San
born placed foiii hibeination nests at,
diffi-ienl points in the state last fall
one of them at Antleis, one a Du-,
rant, one at Mniietta and one at Still
untri eiuh with 100 weevils in it.
31e has just examined those nests
All of the weevils weie dead in tin
jiests at Stillwater Durant and Man
ultn. ApptoMinntely 2 per cent of
those in the Antic i m.st had Mir
vivul the winter.
That seems like a small peuent
JiKe. At least it is a su." i pei
centaLte than livid tliioiiili the 11)20
":J1 winter, it is believed. Hut theie
were mote weevils in l',l21 than eer
before, and. allhouch there aie no
rcioids foi comparison. Sanboin be-Tifve-s
the pest will stmt the 1H22
treason in gieatet force than usual, i
Even a 2 per cent utial in the tim
bered distiicts, he points out, will
mean that thousands of weevils will
be lend;, to open n iliivo on this
Rial's cotton crop and these, supple
mented by a i.ipid im tense and by
immolations fiom Teas. Louisiana
and .Mississippi wheie laiite numbers
.lie lepoitul lo h,ie liwd thioui:h
Ibi w mtei will mi an a foimid.ible
Juice to lope with.
A lediutiou of the cotton atieage
-io nn mote than the funnel can tend
with I :n ilit . the planting of o.nl.v
matin mi: aiielies and intensive cul
tivation thioiighout the glowing sta-
-on jure S. minim's leniomnicud.itions
for avoiding atiothei de-tuutive mm-i
son like that ol l'.UI.
I.reen l!ug g.iin '
It is lepoitid lint the (ilcell Itllgj
is doing (on iileuihli damage in Can-,
Julian lui.ii'y. Mnn.v fields an al
ready shuvving the ie-ults of the
est and it is pie-timid thai the Mil-I
rounding eounties aie piul-nhly in-l
Tested. It has bei n found in both!
the wingless and wing foini in this!
count.. '1 hc.v di pend m the ouug!
plant, smluig tilt juice fiom the.
leaves, stunting the glowing plant'
or killing it ouliight. When the
plant takes on a stimhci fin m thei
hug iihandoiis tin held and nugiates
noithwaul. The stioiig winds ol the'
past wnk Ii.im In en nli al for nugta
tion bs the wingul fuim- i.ui travel
nat distatues with this aul.-Dept.
if Agiieultuie Uullctin.
20-('iitt .lerse D.iir) '
Out mnthvw-t of Hiikihito Kelt
liiunett has a splendid .loi-i'.v daii.v
with tvvinlj iovv and lit s(.paiates
uiiil ships his iii-nni to Kan a- it.v
e'iy dav. '1 he skim milk he feeds
to his pigs. The combination is piov
mv; a vciv piofitable aiiangc metit.
its it has bun -liov n tli.it skim milk
is about the best glowing i .it Kill loi
Keiiig'iriiiig 'I he labs '
MKs M'l'dii'i I'm but. home dt num
.sti.itoi. .iin' It VV ilson, assistant
i'mni agent ih nt la-t weik at var
um i lomill 1111 111 tile count H
irganiiNg hnj-, and gills ilab-.
Al Ni.ich diovi tin Siclv i tub
was icoig.imed with Mis. e Hie
Veaeh. as loial club leadei.
A new i lub was oiganied at ( obb
Oiiusolidaled -choid with Miss Ho.ji
Robinson as loial leadei. At Cobb
they stinted with IS poiilti.v mem
bers, -and twelve sewing and iiinnuig
A new club was oigani7cd at Uok
"ohito. Old clubs weie leoiganied at Col
bert. Pirtle and Rlue. the local club
lenders are us follows: Colbert, Mrs.
W. N. Holley; Pirtle, Mrs. Ethel
Stanley; Blue. Asa Dagley.
lotion Acreage Dope
I mm all souues of infoimation
available it is ptobnhlc that the cot
ton uncage for the coming ear will
equal that of last jenr ot pel haps
show- a slight ineiea-e. It h almost
ceitain that theie will he an im tease
in the southwestern counties and in
the counties along the notthein fiost
line of the producing section. These
pints made money on cotton last
year. A decrease is expected in the
counties that suffered the heavy los
ses fiom the boll weevil last ".ear,
but will hardly off-set the incieii-e
in other .sections.
I'm in Agent IJunlap and I Jr. Wat
ers, hog choleia expel t fiom A. A: M.
College, went down to Hokchito last
Thur.sday and looked over the cholera
situation theie. The vaccinated
seventy-five hogs for Walter Davis
and lie rt (iuinett, in both of whose
heids iholci'i had manifested itself.
No fuither spte.iil of the disease has
In en lepoited so far. but the herds
an In ing (aiefull.v watched.
Twelve 1'ine I'igs
Last .Siindii. one of Holmes I!io
theis' fine Duioc-.Ier-iy gilts fal
lowed her first littei of pigs, twehe
of the m and fine ones too. The (jilt
was one that they bought at Tet
t ell's sule heie in Kebiuaiy, for .58.").
IM). The Holmes liojs eect to have
a huge drove of fine hogs by the
tune all then bred-gilts have fal
lowed. T New Pig Club Bojs
There are seventy-five more pig
elub boys in Biyan county than last
car according to I'atm Agent Dun
lap. The Hanks, furnishing the on
ginal lot of pine-bred Duioc-.Ieise
gilts, leeeived last fall fiom members
seent-fie gilts, and all of these
have been given cm conduit to that
many mine bojs. In just a few eai
the small stmt made two or tluec
.veais ago, will have giown into many
thousands of fine hogs.
I'orst Club Iteorg.inied
Seven ,ais ago, Mt. L. II. Push,
the then home di nionstiator for Bij
jt it county oigani7ed the fust adult
home clc inoiistiation elub at Ilush
ness. 'I his club whiih has been ac
tive evel since was leoiganied Inst
wick at tin home of .Mi-. X. M. Kig
don. Mis. 1'.. I). Wallace was chos
en plesidi ut. Mis. .. M. I'lgdon. vice
ptfsulcnt and .Mis. U. C. Lmdley
sei letai.v-ticasiiier. The club starts
off this ji.n with twelve membeis.
as follows: Misdanies P.. II. Wal
lace. .1. U. Boston. W. O. Kenned.,
I! C. Lindle, W. It. I'lentis. V.. M.
I'.igdon. .1. D. Cueenwn,. .1. M. Mui
phiee. (!. B. (Jleenwii, S. M. Pa.nc,
II. C. Cailton. and A. V.. Boheits.
Average Price Low
A nine .ear aveiage fm the state
shows that Oklahoma ha puked an
nuall.v dining that time 2 tiOs.ono
aiies of cotton, with an aveiage pio
diiitinti pit aue of HiJ pounds of
line and an annual total pioduition
foi the state of isSl.Ollll bale-. The
ivel.lge pi lie foi the nine )r,ll was
17.1'c pel pound, last jiai the pio
duction in the United States was ap
pioMinatil.v t nun tinn bih- h-s than
the aviiage foi the pa-t tutu i.lls,
in Oklahoma it was mai llli) I
bales h-s. Vet the aveiage pi lie
pel joiind of I mt cotton last eai was
onlv la b J."ie less than the avii
uge Im tin Lis! lime .vein-
Lamb'- lju irter I'm Hog-
Lamli's iiiaitei. which .1 It Camp
bell II ll.i-kill iolUlt f.illilil, I ought
us a weed eail.v la-t -c.i-oii has
jilovcd to be valuable hog pa-tme
in i ..I ding to .lohii L Si had. faim
dc moiistiatton agent. So Campbell
i- -eccling four acic- of land to the
imp. In addition, he Im- thiee other
vailctics of pastille for till- Jc'illV
twceti Thank-giving and Clnitma
iu.oid.ng to It. 0. Ld-on. assistat
potilti.v dub ngint. One man in An
in. IM i i a, -hipped fiom two to
ten tin load of dles-ed poultry l
New dk iveij dny duiing tha
pet md Dunng the ear 11)21 that
man shippid s-'JT.UOi) woith of dress
i d poultry.
How Four Cows Paid
' A striking example of what can
be done m dauying on u small scale
Is lepoited from Nowata county l
H. M. Wolveiton. faun demonstra
tion agent. Fiom the sale of buttei
,fat and three calves, Wolverton says,
Robert Culle, a Nowata county fai-
'inet. made a gloss income of $852.-
last j ear. Pulley had only foui
Cotton (Jrowers Meet
' The Oklahoma Cotton Groweis'
Association i announcing u meeting
to be held heie at the distiict couit
loom Satuiday aftetnoon at 1:30
, o'clock. All per-ons inteiestcd in
the moie piofitable maiket of cot
, ton aie leirut-Ud to be pic-ent.
Parmer Mive- 'Em L'p
W. ('. Weavci, who owns a 100
acie faim ueai Caddo believes in mix
ing 'em up on his faim, and as a tc
suit hi- woi i lis aie at a minimum
Last venr he had a cotton patch and
got about a half a bale of cotton. But
'he liii-cd 1 .lull bushels of coin, all
kinds of feed foinge unci food, be
soles In- own meat in amply quant i
ty. This j n he is in plant a small
lot of cotton and will go stiong
on fied, food mid foi age.
oin - !3e.
d.iis . 3Gc
1 otton Seed, ton $27.50
Pat Cows -lc'ic
Put Hogs 8'c
Butter - 25c30c
Piaitie Hay $8.50
fiieen Hides . 4'Sc
I Dry Hides . Be
Butter Fat 32c
Sugar, 15ID8 for $1.00
Navy Beans 10c
Lima Beans . .. 12 '.4c
lined Peaches 20c
Dried Applet 20c
Corn Meal. 25 lbs. 50c
Apples, doz 40cG0c
Oinnges. do:. G0c(a7.ric
Bananas, doz 30c40c
nice. 6 2-3c
10 THE COL'NTIPi
To the Abbolt-Brooks-Hall Hard
waie Companj of this city goes the
distinction of being the fust retail
stole in Brjan county if not in the
State, to inaugurate a system of free
deliveiy of sales to their cutomcts
m the eoiintiy distiicts.
The fnm has bought a huge motoi
tiuck. They have established iegu
lai delivciv lotite- ovei the county.
, which tl'.cy cover once a month, de
liveijing then eli-toinei-' put chas
es fiee the same as is done by most
all stoics to then eitv ciistomeis. The
new innovation gives indication of
being populat and succefiil.
Kc lo-ine .1 gal. ..
I oin Chops, cwt.
I tii n, shelled, bu.
Ill an, cwt
I cittoil Seed Meal
Piaiiie Ha., hale
.swiet Potatoes, letail lla
lu-h Potatoes, letail $l.Gr.
l'nglish Bacon 25c
Div Salt. Sides 20c
Btcakfa-it Bacon 50c
Boiled Ham Glc
Poik Sausage 2.1c
Mixed Sausage loc(?20c
Stew Meat 12 l-2c
Steak, chuck 20c
Steak, ro'ind 25c
Roasts, rump 20c
Boast, flat rib 12&c
Boast, standard rib 20c
The New- is advised
fa.vette. of the Dcmoct.itic State Cen
tial Committee, that the State Com
mittee v.ill miet in Oklahoma Citv
on Apiil r On that incision a lot
of imfim-lit-il busine-s will be attend
ed, and Coulell Hull, chaiiman of
the Demoiiatu National Committee
will be there and deliver an addic ss.
CiPOBCiE BOOKPB HEBE
CI. W. Booker has bien in the city
aftel -eveial months' ab-ence. He
ha- been in Tuc-on. Aliona. Salt
I-nke Cit.v. I'tah, and Los Angeles,
,Calili)iuia, whcle he has been ti.ving
'to legain his health. He uttiins
iniiih uupioveil and says that he is
still uu-ettled. but desnes to letuin
Maiket compaicd with last Mon
diy Cattle 2.1c lower Hogs 30c low
1 1. Sheep steady. Iimbs steady.
ipio-pccts slow maiket balance of
by Ben La-. BEEP STEEUS:
(iood to Choice .
Pan to Good
Common to Pair
Good to Choice -
Fair to Good
Common to Pair .
Good to Choice G.50 7.00
Pair to Good G.00 CIO
Common to Fair 5.00 G.00
But we suppose the piofessioiial
lefoimcr doesn't caie how much peo
ple knock him iut s(, he gets his
We will pay the highest cash prico
foi dean white rags at this office.
If you can't ste
210 W. Ifain Dvraat
... G.73 7.50
... G.()0 li.7.1
... G.r)0 7.2.1
... C.00 G..10
... 5.00(0) G.00
HASi: IJAI.L Sll'IMJKS
We carry a lull line of each
of the above and can outfit yon
I'litirel.v at a vor.v reasonable
THE CASE BOYS
127 V. Main 'Phone 97
DR. W. M. K. CnATTLE
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat.
Office over Kimbriel's Drug Ston
Associated with Drs. Colwick
Colwick, Memorial Hospital,
Base Ball Season
We handle the celebrated lines of Spauldtng and Reach
Base Ball Goods. Players everywhere know the merits
of these Lines.
Our prices are right. See us before buying
Full Hue of Tennis Goods also.
Durant Book Store
Phone 699 West Main
It will be the purpose of this
institution to do all in its power to
encourage the farmer who wants
to raise a few
Chickens, Hogs and Cows
In which the country has
great hopes of permanent prosperity.
The American National Bank
Stock Cows nnd Hcif.- 3.50 5.50
Stock Calves 5.00 G.50
Stock Bulls 4.00 5.00
Good to Choice 5.00 G.00
Fair to Good 4.00 5.00
Cutters 3.00 3.50
' Canncri 2.50 3.00
Good to Choice 6.00 G.75
Fair to Good 5.50 COO
Common to Fair 4.00 5.50
CALVES & YEAHLINGS:
Baby Beef 7.00 8.00
Killers 5.00 COO
Veals, Fair to Good .. 8.00 9.00
Veals, Common to fair 4.00 8.00
Killers and Bolognas. 4.00 5.00
Light 0.G0 0.85
Heavy 9.40 9.70
Packing Sows 8.00 8.50
Pigs 8.50 9.40
Lambs. Cull G00 8.00
Ewes 5.00 9.60
Feeding lambs 11.0013.00
Monday Last W.
Cattle 13.000 30.900
Hogs 10,000 31,900
Sheep 9,000 10.200
FRIDAY, MARCH 31 ,J
NEXT TRADES DAY le iv.
nw. nnm nxr i. ... u .i
" IA1 SEC()j
Prize. Will Be Given Fur v
inmgs un mat bate
Trades Day will be held i
on the market square on -ru,S
Thov ale crnlnc in im.ii ...
of stunts on that day, sell a i
..'off on, I n,,.nr,l l. . " I
..:,: "",...?. ,ul 0I pw
iu liiu vutiuua 1UIKS.
Thprn will hn -fi-o. ,
...w.. ..... w nofc unn -.
prizes on the best Dur.w
Hogs, Poland-China Hog?, S
uiuuus ui t'uuiuy, pastry and
ItifT nf rliffnront trltifla T .i.
..lf, .... v .m, -uaf 0at
uuuifjivtu lut'iuiuiu usi win be pn
ill tuesu i;uiuiuii3.
Tn nrlrllttnn tliorn twill t,,. .l
.. .... ...... miii ijm intt.h
free auction, when the folks hJl
UIK smiicuuiig iu oeu will HJve i
services ot an aucttoneer to sell t
stuff to the highest bidder for ,
They are planning for a i0fj
uiiiuociiiciiu .oiiuub ninOS, anj (
tractions calculated to interest
folks. Plan to come.
COUNTY TREASURER CUB
UP ALRIGHT AS OK MARCRt
SECTION CREW SUITERS WHEN
MOl'OR CAR IS WRECKED
The .eition new of the Mead sec
tion of the Fn-io lailvvay. weie all
InuiMil moie or less Monday night
unci one of them. J. V. Lewis, ser-iou-ly
huit, when their motor tar in
which they weie letuming from
woik .suilclcnly jumped the track. Mr.
Lewis Miffeied a bad dislocation of
the left elbow and a fiactuie of the
bone of the forearm. The bone pio
tiudcd tluough the flesh, which was
badly mangled. Drs. Shuler nnd Aus
tin, to whose office the injured man
was biought. reduced the fractuie.
Mr. Lewis will not lose the use of the
aim. .lust what caused the motor
iar to leave the track is a mystery.
Larkm Alexander, renresenUh
of the State Examiner and Imr.
tor's office, has just completed i
audit of the office of County
uicr Jim Mooie, as of Miuch20.1
I examiner discoveied that Mr. Mm
i not only had reported all items fjj
i collection but had 8.50 in mm
inline than he had collected. Inotl
'words he has that amount long.
I Will Hays is going to inspect t
Hollywood movies. Bet his wife-
It is staid that the people of Ul
ster spend $4.-),000.000 a year for
whiskey. And yet .some people ex
pect pence theie.
Fire, Tornado, AutomoU
121 Va North Third
Acala, Mebane, Rowden
Amber, Orange, Red Top
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Stewart Mill & Grain Co.
Office and Mill on North 1st Street
Deposit your Savings in this reliable institution.
Take what dollars you can spare each week, place
them in our hands, and in comparatively few years
you will know the meaning of the word, Indepen
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Account, it will be a pleasing sensation to you to
watch your money grow. And besides, you have
that assurance that it is in safe hands and can be
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Commercial National Bank