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iaV. JUNE 23, 1922
A Man To
J. ALLEN DUNN
Ccn, t-t Bobbs MenUl Co.
Hp 'ntip1ipd. "That wasnt
h.. tiMfif If trna T
in 1 " nn'ufifc " ' -
,,,1 to '.-'" the thing to grips.
" . . I.I A- ,. oahlfi
in!n inmiim i " "" w..,.-
-r.rk' 't line nn oiiermauc.
Jltnck It ' "" wsine pocner. i wna
taf 1 Pl'I'' Minni Wlieil liicjr bmuwcu
stir knls om l ninni want 10 uso
ifun on 'hnr mei or nasn.--
fg, jtpm) ta'l and broad abort her,
rt'or ufw at lne lncr l Bt "
tn hl Kainey, unnoiicea as
.saw lif ?" bright with admlra.
Ton are wonaenui nsmer, nv
ffoniforful? What about you? A
n'i woraao! Ton saved the day.
nln' to me with them drills. An' W0
M m we. God r
Ei nefpt ber tip Into his arms, lift-
' her In h!i big hands, making no
' of her than If the had been a
after rUlow, op till her face wag on
i lerel with his, presslnr her dosa,
I ((He In ttlft, Indignant race she
fctrht bnrk at him, striking fatllely
tine he held her, kissed her, and set
Iter down a Ralney sprang forward.
Lund fwmed utterly unconscious of
ItM girl's reulslon.
Comln' to me with the drills I" he
Bid. "We licked 'em. You an' me to-
jrtber My woman P
Peso simms naa ieapea dbck, ner
ret b'srlnc. Lund came for her, his
free lit "I'll the desire of her, arms
mtsprentl hands open. Before Italney
wnld flltv himself between them, tbo
r!rl had m utclied the little pistol that
Eond N' 'ii flip tnble and fired
tho Sscmed to Havo Missed, Thouoh
lu Hted, His Mouth Agape,
1 She -.eemed to luive
'I'ougli Lund halted, his mouth
M- bully!" said Ralney. Now
"mo had enmn he found that
iifrnld of Lund, of his gun,
"'riKtl "Pliy fnlr do yon?
it ! You BSlcril r.ie onrp why
r 'nnke loe to tier. 1 told you.
"' .vou fnid mlndpi! Inillv Atl
yon think of is your big body, to take
wlmt it wants.
"I'tv-py will yon mnrrr me? T can
Protect you from this hulking brute.
if to he a show-down between yon
lr- flnrprt at Lund. still ga7ln
'U'Otieii, "let It tome uow.
C rl, ten-c on lirr ohpol that
'"Hi from thp sobs of nnper Oiat
'-on hor .swung on him.
v s-Iie -aid, and Rulney wilted
'' 'coin in her voice. "Marry
Mie beg-in to lauph hysterically,
' rlitvl lmreplf.
1 ' mr'in you pnny harm," said
I.v. nildre'sslng Peggy. "Why,
t lini-nj j on. gal. You're my
Yi u onto to me. I was Jest
v i 'it swept off my hearln's.
'" 'iirned to Ilnlney, his voice
' ' In- to a prowl of angry con.
Oil Tinn.eflnVAn whlmia.annn.
P r T end hn-nk you In ha'f with ono
"" You ain't hrr breed. But"
e vtrC changed again "If It's a
'"tf ' n nil rlsht.
Hi'i'' l ,vn" t0 ns,,t yu. over hcr. rd
"' r 'i D'ye think I don't respect a
"A "nVnTi. ITy man."
As her arms went round his neck
she gave n little cry.
"I wounded you," she said, and th
tender concern of her struck Bnlney
to the quick. "Quick, let me see."
"Wounded. Ii 11 !" laughed Lund.
"D'ye think that r"PBun of yores c'ud
stop me? The pellet's somewhere In
my shoulder. Let It bide. By Qod,
yo're my woman, ofter all. Lund'i
Italney went up on deck with that
ringing In his ears. His humiliation
wore off swiftly ns he crossed back
toward the bench. By the time he
crossed the promontory he even felt
relieved nt the outcome. lie wai not
In love with her. Tie had known that
when he Intervened. He had not even
told her so. His chhnlry had spoken
not his heart. And his thoughts
strayed hack to Cnllfornla. The other
girl, ninnn thouch she was, would
never. In almost ono breath, have shot
and kissed the man she loved. A linger
Ing vision of Peggy Slmms' beauty as
she had gone to Lund remained and
"Lund's right." he told himself.
"She'R not of my breed."
Lnnd glanced at the geyser of spray
where the shell from the pursuing gun
boat had fallen short, and then at the
hank of mist ahead. They were In tho
narrows of Bering strait, between the
Cape of Charles and Prince Edward's
point, the gold aboard, a full wind In
their soils, making eleven knots'to the
The great curtain of fog was a mile
head The last shell had fallen two
hundred yards short. Five minutes
more would settle tt. Hansen had the
wheel. Lund stood by the taffrall, hla
arm about Peggy Slmms. He shook a
fist at the gunboat, vomiting black
smoke from her funnel, foam about
"We'll beat 'em yet." he cried.
The next shell, with more elevation,
whined parallel with them, sped attend,
and smashed Into the waves.
"Hold yore course, Hansen 1 No
time to zigzag. Got to chance It. t n
It, they know how to shoot!"
A missile had gone plump through
main and foresails, leaving round holes
to mnrk the score. Another fairly
struck the mnln topmast, and some
splinters onme rattling down, while
the remnants of the top-snll flapped
amid writhing ends of halyard and
They entered the beginning of the
fog. curling wisps of It reached out,
twining over the howsprlnt and head
sails, enveloping the,foremnst. swallow.
Ing the schooner as n hurtling shell
crashed Into the stern. The next ln
stant the mist had sheltered them.
Lund released the girl and jumped to
"Now then" he shouted, "we'll
fool 'rail" He gripped the spokes,
and the men ran to the sheets
at command while the Karluk shot off
at right angles to her previous course,
skirting the fog that blanketed tho
wind but yet allowed sufficient breeza
to filter through to give them headway,
gliding like n ghost on the new tack
to the east.
Italney, tenp from the explosion of
the shell, Jumped below nt last and
came bnck exultant.
"! i- a dud, I. mid!" he shouted.
"Or el-c they didn't wnnt to lilow us
nn r ircmini of ti c gold But they've
vi ' flic iiliii. 'III.' fug's, mining
In tin--' -Ii i be hole they made. Tnma
da's guiiuj s gone. It's raked tha
"So long's It's nhove the water line,
to h II ltli ' We'll make out.
Listen to the f. ' They're gone In
nf'e ii1-- ' ;' ' on."
The booming of the gunboat's for
wnr' batten sounded nft of them,
dnll'-d bv tl fog growing fainter.
"Lund's I ui k I We've dodged 'em 1"
"They'll In waiting for us at the
passes," said Ilalney. "They've got
the speed on us."
"Let 'em wait. To blazes with the
Aleutians! Tlendv ngnln tltore for n
tockl Sou'-eaqt now. We'll work
through this till we git to the wind
aiMn. It's nil blue wnter to the
Seward peninsula We're bound for
"For Nome?" asked Peggy Slmms.
"Nome, Peggy' An American port.
The nearest harbor An' the nearest
J LOCAL MARKETS
' ??wa "i5c
Fat Hogs 8c
Eggs '"" 17c
Prairie Hny $7,00
Green Hides H ec
Dry Hides "" iP
Butter Fat 30c
Sugar, 14 lbs. for $1.00
Navy Beans i0e
Lima Beans . 12c
Dried Peaches 20c
unea Apples . JOc
THB DTOAN WRHgT.v jtfi
Corn Meal. 25 lbs 50c! SHEEP
Good to Choice 0.50 755
Fair to Good 6.75 0.50
Common to Fair 3.50 5.76
Stock Cows and Heifers 3.50 5.50
Stock Calves 5.00 7.50
Stock Bulls 4.50 5.50
Good to Choice 5.50 055
Fair to Good 4.00 5.50
Cutters 3.00 4.00
Good to Choice 0.00 7.00
Fair to Good 5.60 0.00
Common to Foir 4.00 6.50
CALVES & YEARLINGS:
Baby Beef 855 9.35
Killers 6.00 7.50
Vcnls, Fair to Good .. 0.60 8.00
Vcnls. Common to Fair 4.00 G.60
Killer and Bolognas. 3.50 4.50
Light 2... 10,1510.45
Packing Sows 8.750.00
Apples, doz. 40cS)60c
Oranges, doz. 60e75c
Bananas, doz. 4050c
into a Z-Sc
Butter, retail 35f5)40e
Kerosene 6 gal. 05c
Corn Chops, cwt. $1.45
Com, shelled, bu. 70c
Bran, cwt $155$1.40
Shorts, cwt. jl.65
Cotton Seed Meal, cwt $2.70
Halls, cwt. ... .-... 76c
Prairie Hay, bale 45c
Alfalfa, bale . . 65c
msn Potatoes, retail 81.45
English Bacon 25c
Dry Salt, Sides 21c
Breakfast Bacon 60c
Boiled Ham 70c
Baked Ham 70c
Pork Sausage 20c
Mixed Sausage 15c
Stew Meat 12c
Roasts, rump JOc
Roast, flat rib 12c
Roast, standard rib 20c
Steak, chuck 20c
Market compared with last Monday
Cattle 25c to 50c lower. Hogs 25c
lower. Sheep $1.00 lower. Prospects
fair market balance of week.
Good to Choice Dry lot
Fair to Good Dry lot
fed 8.00 8.75
Common to Fair Dry lot
fed 7.00 8.00
Good to Choice Grassers 6.75 7.50
Fair to Good Grassers 6.00 6.75
Good to Choice 6.75 7.50
Fair to Good 6.00 6.7.")
Common to Fair 5.00 6.00
Spring lambs 11.001255
Lambs, cull 5.50 6.00
Wethers 5.00 0.00
Ewes Fat 3.50 4.50
Sold 3,800 Cars of Berries
After co-operating Tor several years
with indifferent success, Missouri
fruit growers, in the Ozarka, this year
centered their cooperative marketing
on strawberries and shipped about
3.800 cars with marked profit to the
growers and satisfaction to all con
ccrned. When It comes to co-operating
successfully, it must be one pro
duct or one crop at a time.
Ticks Getting Scarce
Choctaw County will be removed
this fall from the area quarantined
on account of the Texas fever tick,
according to Lee Hite, in charge of
the seventy-seven cattle dipping vats
in Choctaw County. Only two infect
ed herds have been found in tho coun
ty so far this summer, Hito said. He
believes that all of the infection will
be stamped out by fall and allow cat
tle to be shipped from here to unin
We Invite Visitors to
visit our nursery and
see what a splendid
institution we have
and what fine trees
and plants we have
at the west end of
Durant Nursery Co.
TALK TOO. CAdTWIUGHT
VOB.K rOD. CAftTVDJGtlT
VOTE FOtt CAftTVCICHT
SUBJECT TO MROOAXIf WfMfiY
C. O. JOHNSON
Durant National ItauL
Cnstul White Soap '2 bars 5c, on sale !:o() a. 111.
Pure (Granulated Cane Sugar ." per lb. on sale 2:00 p. 111.
Large (5rey Enamel Pish "ans 15c each, on sale 3:00 p. m.
Figgolets t'aiies, l.'c per lb. on sale all day
Visit our store Saturday and take advantage of these big
F. W. WOOLWORTH CO.
R. F. KL'VL'XS, Res. Mgr.
ASSOCIATION IS FORMED
TO FIGHT THE BOLL WEEVIL
RepresenUUvtH of AH Interest Pres
ent at Meeting
At a meeting of representative
citizens from all over the county
held In the District Court Room at
tho Court House in Durant Monday
afternoon the Brynn County Anti-Boll
Weevil Association was formed with
the sole and only purpose of fighting
tho boll weevil in every possible way.
A central committee of nineteen
men, from various parts of the coun
ty, was selected to direct nnd man
age the campaign to be staged to get
mo support or every citizen
COTTON GROWERS LOCAL
ENDORSE WILSON PLAN
Humphreys, Okla., April 28, 1022.
Be it Resolved That:
Wo the members of local organiza
tion Oklahoma Cotton Growers Aa
sociation in regular session assembled
at Humphreys, Oklahoma appreciat
ing the great benefits which hav
accrued through the state school land
department by reason of securing 5
per cent Farm Loans, having read
and considered the plan offered by
Hon. R. H. Wilson, who is a candi
date for Governor, for increasing tho
amount of money available for farra
loans, to most heartily endorse th
policy of school land Commission la
Signed J. B. Barber, Secretary.
Signed E. C. Smith, Chairman.
pmintu tn An fl.At. ..-& a- 1, . mnlttmr fni-m Innna nntt tlin nlnn nf.
UH... w u tutu milium w craaicaie I " ... ..- ...- t....
the weevil. jfered by Mr. Wilson for increasing
. In addition too. every school dis-l,!1"!",6 ""l' Wm Ur
met win have representation in the
county organization with a view to
reaching every person In the county
nnd securing their support in the'
The big idea that will be advocat-!
ed will be frequent cultivation of the '
cotton crop, for all authorities are
agreed that this is by far the best
method known of combating Mr. and
Those present were agreed that
every known method of fighting the
weevil should be used and a special
effort will be made to get every
body to fighting the weevil.
HAMON CREDITORS DENIED
NEW RECEIVER BY COURT
SHOOTING AT ARDMORE
While Nat Shivers was standing Id
1 front of a picture show at Ardmoxa
Sunday afternoon, he was shot in tho
back and is at the point of death.
The shooting is said to hava been
done by Bud Goss. The assailant wad
put under bond. The day befortt
Goss had chased Shivers down th
street with a gun. A half hour be-
fore the shooting Shivers bad been
arrested for carrying weapons. Goss
is the husband of Shivera dfrorud
wife and family trouble b battered
to have been the cause of Um treat'.
Application by attorneys for the
creditors of the estate of the late
Jake I. Hamon of Ardmore, oil mil
lionaire and Republican national com
mitteeman, for the appointment of a
receiver for the estate was refused
in Federal Court at Hugo Thursday
by Judge R. L. Williams.
The application was made on
charges that Frank L. Ketch, ad
ministrator of the estate, had not
handled the same properly. Judge
Williams held that the evidence was
not sufficient to show inefficiency
on the part of Ketch.
Fire, Tornado, AutomoblU
121V& North Third
Closing J)ut Sale
We have decided to sell our flower shop, and are com
pelled to reduce the stock In order to do so. We offer our
stock of chinaware, wicker goods, cards, etc.. at
In order to close them out at once. Items are cut below
cost of manufacturer's prices. Come early and get choice,
as the stock will be sold within a few days.
NOTE THESE PRICES
Vases, $2.95 to
Flower Howls, $2.'J5 to
Fruit Howls, $3.75 to .
Hanging Baskets, $2.25 to
Jardinieres. $3.75 to . . .
Wicker Haskets for cut flowers and plants, $4.95
Wicker Vases for long-stem flower-,, $4.95 to .
Wicker Wall Pockets, for
llandsomt' Wirker Fein Stand and pedestal for
Wicker Hiid Cage, for
Coisage Shields each
Maline and Chiffon Ribbons in all widthb and
ard 7"c to
(liveting Cards, 17e to
DURANT FLOWER SHOP
127 N. Third
IT MEANS MONEY IN
'? IVln ,1 Inl. T .1. , 1
- .-.-- uuiiiv t null I KIIUW ll'lT
e n cnl rlclit? She's ray mate.
'ITS, Rut It's nn tn vnn Ppplt
mean to Insult you.
you ant him whv It's nn
yr'u to choose between the two of
Went hv Pnlnnw ab l t,jt kij
" Ited, straight Into Lund's armsj
,,,.e rn,Hant. nptumed. ,
" s sou 1 love. Jim Lund." she aald.
Lewis & Matthews
First State Bart Bltjr.
To have a few pure bred hog, on the farm.
Folks in Bryan County who pinned their faith In the hog too
pull them out of some financial hole received their reward of
The Farmers of this County could not get better returns for
their ironey than to invct in Duroc Jersey or Poland China
Hogs they're the type for thM Country cot no more to raise
than a scrub and will produce more.
Come into the bank and talk It over.
The American National Bank
Harvest Season Is Her
MOWERS AND RAKES
Let us show you the Champion Mowers
and Rakes. Prices on 5 foot Champion
Mowers and Sulky and Buck Rakes greatly
WRENCHES, FILES AND
TOOLS OF ALL KINDS
For this real hot weather you will need,
Water Keg-s, water bap-?, Ice Cream Freez
ers, Refrigerators, Perfection Oil Stoves.
We have a store full of seasonable goods.
E. G. McKINNEY HARDWARE CO.
Phnnp fil 9fl8 Waef Mo; o-