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The Durant WeeioCv News
FRIDAY, DEC, a. too.
C. H. ELTING DIES
STATE WOULD OUST TUI.SA
t'OUNTV ATTORNEY SEAVEK
Justice Of Tho Supreme ("mirl Had
Ui'i'ii III I'or Scleral Months
rnmr.il llt'lri .Moudai.
.Imliri' C. II. Kiting, imiulit'r of tin
(Oklahoma Smiii-me ('emit. tlK'tl wrv
fiuililciily nt lu liiiini' in this ilty at!
nine n'llml. Sunday itioiniiiir, nftiT
an 1 1 1 1 n Listing u' a niiod of
M-vi'i.il intuit lit. That he was ! wi i
Hirk hi. in a kiiimn to his l'.itnily
-anil fiii-iiiN, but tli.it ilt'atli wi -o
ni'iii was a stiipri-i'. luilo' Kltinii
had gotten up Sunday morning fay
ing that hf felt bettei. Aftci rating
Ji light liit'.'ikf.'ist ho walked into the
Jiving loom, and l.u ti'il to sit down
when hi' gasped and fell, dying in a
few moment. IK- had been a iif ft-r-or
troni ISright s Disease for ahont a
year and the complication which
attended the ailment.
Air. Kiting Mas hoin in Mis-otui in
October Hi. is'iii, nmung to Kansas
later and being graduated fiom the
University of Kmii-.ih law school in
th'.M. In l.v.is he imiM'il to Caddo.
Oklahoma, and their in IS'.i'.i he was
man led to Mrs. Sal In; Tarpley. To
this union wcic hoin four iliildicn.
all uf them living. Cathi'iini'. Ti-il,
iMargm lite and Tom. Suiviwtig tho
Ieceaed besides his widow and ihil
dreti is a shut, .Miss Catherine Kit
ing of San ri.iniisin. California.
Mr. Kiting became interested in
polities .soon after coming to Okla
homa and in tenitorial days was
United States Commissioner heie,
which of fiie he filled with credit and
-diKTiity. After statehood he took up
the practiie of law in Durant in
-which he was engaged until elected
a inemher of the Supreme Court for
i,x years term in 1020.
During the two years of his ten
ure of office on the State's highest
tribunal he acquitted himself in an
excellent manner and was always to
be found ut work upon the heavy
docket with which the Court has been
faced for some time.
During his private life here Judge
Elting was known as an excellent
citizen, as a man who loves his coun-
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jr 4imu iin lulling 11UI lll JUUOUSi
ant) who liquidates his obligations. I
Whore matters of right and wronir
were involved Judge Elting was al
ways outspoken for the right. Being
Hoiking in the so called diplomacy
mid tait of every day life, one nl
ways knew where to place Elting on
jmhlic questions for regardless of
what it might cost him he never hesi
tated when matters of principle were
involved. This .stalwart courage and
inheient integrity endeared him to
many people, who today grieve with
his immediate loved ones in his pre
The funeial was held at three
o'clock Monday afternoon conducted
"by .1. G. Miller, pastor of the Metho
dist Chin th after which the remains
were laid to lest in Highland ceme
tery. A large number of friends fol
lowed the body to its last earthly
Sl.ite Saxs He Encourages Violation
Of Prohibition Law
Cliffoid W. King, assistant State
ttniiny General, on behalf of the
State of Oklahoma has filed a peti
tion in Di'triil Cotut at Tulsa seek
ing the lemoval finm offiie of W, !'.
Seai'f. County Attorney of Tulsa
King's petition anuses Seael of
official mistonihut and negleit and
lefu-al to enfoite the prohibitive
and other criminal stat litis of the
State of Oklahoma.
llii- icinoial of the County At
torney is sought "until suih time as
a healing can be had" on i halves
Investigation of Seaver's conduct
was ordeied by Governor J. IS. A.
Kiibcitson thiough Attorney Gen
et al Shoit, after Frank M. Hoyer,
State Representative-elect from
Tulsa County, had complained in a
telegiam to the Governor of Seaver's
dismissal of cases against accused
violatois of the liquor laws.
County Attorney Stnver announced
that he had "nothing to sny" regal d
ing the attempt to lemove him from
ISASKET HALL PRACTICE
STARTS TODAY, LOOKOUT
llndy Wants Constitutional Conven" Old Adage Snys "An Apple a day
tiun Called in 1923. I Will Keep The Doctor Away."
A State constitutional convention
to meet not later than November,
l!'2'! was demanded in n resolution
adopted Satin day by the State Farm
libor Union in convention at McAl
ester. Amendments to the Constitu
tion nlwillshinp nil v.iloroni t.nvnu nn.l
stib-tituting a tax on gross receipts of
ill Mi-mess were askid. Another re
solution attacked the proposed na
limial shin stihsidv bill us "n tritmn.
The convention also lecommcntled
-lection of a secretary of the Elec
tion Hoard and suppott of Governor-,
Elect Walton's Shawnee program. '
The present two-party political
y.-tem of the country was condemned
in n lensrtliv nrpimhle tn tho i-nu..
lutions introduced today. ,
The convention unanimotmlv re
lected J. IS. Lnughlin, Hokchito,
nesideiit: Jnrk Smith. Atnkii. vip.
piesieient. Guy C. Wallace and A. L I
Cnrdf.ll. Rrvun CnnnK; If I. riiirinw
Mar-hall; J. I. Irby. Choctaw; Gus"
KisenwtnkJe. rittshurg, and Joe Jla
tubhe. Johnston County, were chosen
A u'solution of sympathy for
itriking shopmen was adopted. i
What promises to bo one of the
grentest basket ball seasons in the
history of S. T. C. started Monday.
The prospects are for a team that can
not be defeated. Coach Hatley is one
of the best basket ball coaches in the
Southwest and will whip his men
rapidly in shape for the season.
Coach Hatley developed a winning
team at Caney. Oklahoma for a high
school with less than forty students.
This team won the Southeastern dis
trict championship and represented
this district at the state meet, losing
to Tulsa the state champions. Last
year he took charge of the Lindale,
Texas high school basket ball team
and put out a team that never lost a
game, winning the state championship
from ElPaso, which team had not lost
a game in eight years. A man with
a record like that cannot fail to de
velop in Southeastern a winning
A schedule has been arranged
which will Include the important
colleges of Oklahoma, Texas and
ISRYAN COUNTY WILL IIE
STRONG AT INAUGURAL
Iti'pmts coming from all corners of
this loimty indicate that ISiyan coun
ty will lie lepresented by at least
one-thousand people at the big barge
rue to be given by Governor Elect
Walton on the occasion of his inaug
uration in January.
ISryan county was the first to ship
a car load of cattle for the event and
according to Mr. Walton's promise
that the first county to come across,
would lead the parade, the ISryan
vounty delegation will be first in the
FIRE AT THE KATY
The fire department was called to
the Katy station Sunday afternoon
to extinguish a box car on fire. The
fire stinted from burning oil which
escaped from an oil burning locomotive.
QUAIL SEASON OPENS AND
SPORTSMEN GET BUSY
Friday, December 1, saw the open
ing of the all too short thirty day
period when one can shoot quail, pro
vided he doesn't shoot too many. Fri
day morning likewise saw an exodus
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ing togs, and with ample supplies of
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.-.1..117 nun i.iv wtui-l IIIIJIIL'IIIL'IIIS
needed. Thpr nro sniil in ln Into uf
quau mis year.
Tin i I .innu nil tit ifitm
per .Monday night to the members of
me in;" ociiooi iooioau learn, me
supper being served at the Atwood
Hotel, alter which n program o
siieiial inteiest to the boys was giv
en. Among the guests was Rev
Crutcbfield. who in his ilnir wnu .
star line man at Vanderbilt and who
was an All-American tackle.
I nr KING'S PlS I
WE'VE JUST OPENED OUR STORE
FULL LINE STAPLE AND FANCY
Fresh and Cured Meats
DURANT GROCERY CO.
J. B. LINK, Prop.
einain Durant, Okla. S
Wo suggest that you get your Velocipedes, Boys Wag-
ons, Coasters, Roller Skates, Air Rifles, Target Rifles,
Shot Guns, Ammunition, Pyrex Ware, Dishes and Silver-
J war from us and shop early for your Christmas buying.
Our line is complete and prices as low as any.
FRUIT AN IMPORTANT
PART OF HUMAN DIET
NEW OKLAHOMA RECORD
IN ISUTTERFAT PRODUCTION!
Oklahoma's dairy production will be
boosted seveial notices when official
figures are in on a year's test com
pleted Thanksgiving day by Rosa
Segis Johanna, a Holstein cow just
imported from Wisconsin by the A.
and M. College.
Unofficial figures on the years i
test show n production or z.i,wm
pounds of milk and 11,100 pounds of
butterfat. The state's former record,
held by impress Wayne Gerben, a
Holstein bought by the College last
summer, was 20,038.3 pounds of milk
and 8884.2 pounds of butterfat.'
The new record holder arrived at
the College only a few days before
her year's test was completed. She
is one of two Holsteins bought by the
College from John Zoberlin, a Ply
mouth. Wis., dairy farmer. Her pur
chase price was $2,700. K. S. P. Wal
ker Aggie, the other cow, also com
pleted a years test Thanksgiving
day. establishing a butterfat record
greater than that of Empress Wayne
Gerben but slightly lower than the
record of Rosa Segis Johanna. The
three cows, with King Korndyke
Echo Oakland, a young buyy pur
chased last year from Carnation
stock farms Oconomowac, Wis., from
the foundation stock for the building
of n new Holstein stock at A. & M.
(liy Dr. A. II. Lewis. State Health
Theie is nn old adage which says
"An apple a day will keep the doc
A great many people cat very lit
tle or no fruit, looking on it as lux
uiy. There are many good leasons
why we should cat fiuit daily. All
fmits contain ceitain salts of or
ganic acids, which have a more or
le-s stimulating action on the kid
neys, and some, buch as pears, figs
and pi lines, have a laxative effect.
Ft nit nNo furnishes n certain indi
gestible or roughage, which tends to
letain water in the intestines and
thus helps to regulate the bowels.
Children's physiciunM lecommend
that all babies of the age of six
months should be given small
amounts of mild fruit juice, or to
mato juice daily. This is particu
laily necessary in the case of infants
fed on cow's milk, or other piepared
milk foods. Unless one of these
juiies is given, a disease known ns
"Scutvey" may develop. The mild
form of this disease often passes'
uniecogni7ed for a time, being noted
only in the blowing up of the growth
of the child later on.
Bananas are a fresh fruit nearly
always attainable, high in food val
ue, low in price and easy to prepare.
Digestive difficulties may possibly
arise from eating them too green, too
fast, or too many at a time. Un
ripe bananas baked in the skin may
take the place of a vegetable in a
A great deal can be said and
should be said in favor of the use
of dried fruits. These are often
badly cooked and for that reason are
not liked, or as commonly used as
they should be. Cook very slowly
for a long time. No sugar should
be added during cooking, but when
thoroughly done should be moderate
ly sweetened. The addition of a few
slices of lemon when cooking usual
ly gives dried fruit nn agreeable
People as a rule eat too little fruit
and they will find their general
health greatly benefited if they will
add some kind of fresh or dried fruit
to their daily ration.
CAR TURNS OVER nUT NO ONE
John Covvnn and wife and two
young lady guests had clusc calls
from serious injuiy or death Satur
day night while driving from Dallas
to Durant. when the Cowan car turn
ed completely over when a bad cul
vert was encountered. It was at
night and an approaching car with
veiy blight lights dazzled Mr. Cowan,
who didn't see the culvert. The bows
of the top sustained the weight of the
tar and protected the occupants. The
car was not badly damaged.
IIENS FEED ON BOLL wW
Four hundred chicken, . . , IL
to range In the cotC iS"'
eat thp hnll ,..!!..-", patcl and
squares boosted production"!,,, i"?
acres of land in the farm of ' ,f
Ca S Andrew.n aTerf
trell picked three bales of counn fCan
the eight acres. A neighbor m
the road got only three baS JS"!
a 20-acre field. s out of
TO PROMOTE DAIRYING
To encouiage the development of
dairy farming in Muskogee county,
the .Muskogee chamber of commerce
has agieecl to pay $30 a month on
the salory of a dairy expert who
will become an assistant on the
staff of John M. White, farm de
monstrtion agent. W. A. Mills, until
recently a federal student nt Okla
homa A. and M. College, is the man
employed. The federal government
is paying part of Mills' salary.
Henry Ford has been indulging in
some sharp talk lately. But if you
had as much money as he has ac
cumulated you would talk big too.
Drs, Evans & Warren
"Where Health's Contagions"
Office hours 9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
120 N. Third, Durant, Okhv
Some church members seem to
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other people what they ought to do.
A. R. SALVIA
Dr. J. L. Reynolds
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
and Glass Fitting
Over Corner Drug Store
tltttt tt 8 8 8
8 BOOTS TO SHOES
8 MADE TO ORDER 8
8 First Class Repairing, Prices 8
8 Reasonable 8
8 AT 8
a CHEAP JIM'S STORE
8 Second and Evergreen 8
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PURE GIANT MAMMOTH BRONZE
In herd is one 40 Pound Tom that took second prize at
Dallas, Texas Fair.
Young Toms $12.00 ' Hens $7.00
C. W. JAMES, Owner
First National Bank, Durant, Okla.
One glance at our splendid line of use
ful articles will convince you that more
money should be spent on gifts that are of
every-day use around the house; gifts that
will be more than appreciated by the receiv
ers. See the Community Silver in the lat
est patterns, Pyrex Cover Ware, Aluminum
ware and dishes that will attract your ad
miration. Besides these, look at our Safety
Razors, Pocket Knizes, Oil Cook Stoves,
Percolators, Air Rifles, Shotguns of all
makes, Rifles are here for your inspection
Come early and take your pick of these
and other articles that will make excellent
I G. McKINNEY HARDWARE CO.
Current Rates Prompt Servica
Waddcll Investment Company
C. O. JOHNSON, Mgr.
1H N. Second Ave.
I have a rlnnrlv lino r 11
ernment Shoes, insf , v??J'
for field work, full run of til
es, prices $3.25 to $3
Absolutely the best work
anuu in me won a.
Also full line of Men's, wJ
men's, and Children's Dress
ouuua ut iow prices.
Also some startling prices on
Ladies' Coat Suits, from S5.00
Real Bargains for exacting
Clothing and Shoes
124 South Third Ave.
his will be a
And while we feel so good we will not forget our friends
and the children. When you begin to think of things for
presents, think of us, for we have them. We have many
different kinds of dolls and toys at almost any price, both
Japanese and American-made ones, with the sleepy eyes
and with hair.
IN THE GIFT LINE WE SUGGEST
Pocketbooks, Bill cases, Fountain Pens, Eversharp Pencils,
Shaving Mirrors, Military Brushes, Smoking Sets, Razor
Sets, Cigarette Cases, Smoking Stands, Loose-Leaf Note
books, Books, Stationery, Parisian Ivory Mirrors, Brushes,
Combs, Puff Boxes. Hair Receivers, Manicure Articles,
Frames, Glass Baskets, Bibles and Testaments, Footballs,
Basketballs, Air Rifles, Baseballs, Gloves, Skates, Doll
Buggies, Play Suits, Friction Toys, Artificial Flowers,
Rooted Bulbs (Narcissus, Tulips, etc.)
WE HAVE A WONDERFUL LINE OF DOLLS and TOYS
DURANT (BOOK STORE
The object of all business men farmers, merchants and
others is to earn money and make a profit on their in
vestment. The test of a real business man, is that of making money
ligitimately and then properly conserving it. Numerous
bankruptcies have been caused by the inability of men to
properly conserve their money once it is earned.
Today more than ever before are business men learning
to place their earnings in investments of known safety
where they will further realize on them.
No better or safer place to guard ones savings and earn
ings can be had than the TIME DEPOSIT. Absolutely
safe a "nest egg" when you need it.
If you have not now, n Savings Account, come in and talk
it over with us.
Abbott-Brooks-Hall Hdwe. Co.