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I'llOM VKAl'll (JKOVE
M. E Slilwill movul ftom
fnrni to Bokilnto this wi'ik
W. M .Mow imiwcl fioin
farm to Dui.inl tliii weik.
Miss Mndien 1'iuitt isitul
Map Allin Nundav i veiling.
.SHllll kl'IVUli Welt' llt'lll S'liid iv
morning ul llu -ohool house, liev.
I'inig picailud a ti oxie!lent Christ
inas Milium. We were favotcd with
HlHlM.'ll CllllstlllaS si leftlolls lllllll'l
oil ly the voting 1 idles ihoir
Kast side church.
Fitd Wjatt of Durant was the
guest of Jisso Kul."iiifill Sunday i
School closed Fnd.iy until Jan 2nd,'
1023 for the Christmas holidays. I
Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy and daugh-.
ter. Oleta were the guests of Mi ,md
Mis. It. II. Shellon of Duiant Sat
Mis. Hall fium Nida is the guest of
her daughtir, Mis. .Siii(hrotigh.
Mr. anil Mis. Mhiuu .lay spent
Monday with Mr. Jay's parents Mr.
and Mis. (;. K. Jay.
Hoss Jay is visiting relatives in
Sherman this week.
Mrs. T. A. Russell was shopping
in Durant Monday.
Boble Henley and wife from Hous
ton, Texas jare the guests of Mr. Hen
lcyV father and mother this week.
Mr. Neil Bolen from Houston,
Texas was the guest of his cousin G.
V. Henley Sunday night.
J. S. Bolin from Wade visited his
cousin G. W. Henley Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Miller from
Rio Vistn, Tex.is are the guests of
Mrs. Miller's parents. Mr. and Mrs.
C. T. Kejnolds.
Tate Whited and Miss June Bucll
wcie the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Mor
ton Wednesday eu'tiing.
Mr. Dawson and family from God-
ley, Tixas armed in our midst Wed
liesdnv. They will live on the Stan
ley Yiai h fai in. Wo vveliome Mr.
DiiUMin and faniilv h.uk in oui ion!
Fail Bloodwoith u turned to his
homo this wick f i oui clo-to. Texas
while ho has boon visiting i datives.
Miss Chloi' Itowlin f i oui Benning
ton is the guest of In i relatives. Mr.
nml Mis. G. W. Henley this week.
Mm i j Henlc fiom Sherman
(siting home folks this week.
Mr. Att Henley and family
Ravitia, Texas aic "isiting hi-
er, G. W. Ilcnlcv.
Mrs. Mai Seoley and Mis- Abide
Seeley enttitaiticd Mi. and Mis. Al-i
liuit Niely fioin Duiant and G. W.
Scele.v to a veiy fine Chnstmas din
ner. Mr. mid Mis. Sam Piuitt enter
tained G. W. .Sieley and mui Ralph to
n very fine Chnstmas bupper.
Mr. and Mis. Okland Morton are
Bpendmg Christmas week with Mr.
Morton's parents at Chccotuh.
We had a splendid Christmas pro
gram at the sihool on Fnday eve
ning. Santa Claus was portrayed by
Mr. Okland Moiton, who kept the
house in an uproar of applause dur
ing his appearauie. Santa with his
numerous assistants distributed the
Christmas gifts to the awaiting and
eager childien. Many numerous and
fine compliments were passed on the
progiam, whiih nmde it appear a
Those responsible for the arrange
ment of the program were: Principal
G. W. Seeley. Mrs. Nellie Veach and
Miss Jeffic Collier, from the Teach
ers College, our music instructoi.
ITEMS FROM PUITCHARn
Mr. and Mis. Lewis Ijimum and
Mrs. Earl Reader and little daughter
from Buffalo spent Sunday with Mrs.
Jnirott B. Walker.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kemp and
children from Kemp. Okla.. spent
Christmas with T. I). Pearce and
Framis Kemp of Kemp spent the
Christmas holulis with Cecil Pearce
Prof. G. A. Gnffin nnd wife took
Christmas dinner with T. D. Pearce
Mrs. Claud Walls and daughter,
from Ft. Cobb. Okla., spent the holi
days with her mttlicr, Mrs. T. J.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Latt Lutes nnd son
David from Bokchlto spent Sunday
with T. D. Pearce and family.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Gordo Cundiff spent
Christmas with O. F. Cummings and
Jim Moore an family from
Monkstown, Texas speat Christmas
with T. J. Thompson and family.
J. A. Browning's mother from
Hillsboro, Texas is visiting him this
MEMS I'KOM llflTAI.O
Theic was a Christinas lice at the
mIumiI house Kndiy night whuh was
will atttiidul. 'I In- diildien were
tnatiil with a fine diiistinas trie.
Mn. "Ifii j Washliuin iiturned
linliii' Thin -d ij after a two vuek's
sit with hir niothii, Mis. Cuiiei of
Sti phi nville, Tex is
Mhm's Vtlina. Ola and Claia I'eek
and Linn Diilhns spent Satuid.iy
night with .Mis. Dcwij, Aip and nt-
tfiiiliil the ( niistmas tue at tweeny.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Lnrmnn anil
Mis Karl Dcider and little daughtei
Zuina Mao spent Sunday with Mi.
and Mis. J. I! Walker at I'ntchard.
Misses Alma and Ituh Nuhols and
Z lina Washliuin spi ml Sunday night
with Mis. Maty Washburn.
Mr. ami .Mis. John Owens and
ihildun of Farmersville, Texas are
.spending Christmas with her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Washburn.
Mrs. Emma Winfrey and Mrs.
ioonard McCurlcy are taking Christ
mas with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Win
frey. Several of the young people attend,
cd prayer service at Freeny Sun
C. M. Nichols and R. L. Peek and
daughters, Miss Alma Nichols and
Velma and Clara Peek were shopping
in Caddo Friday.
Misses Alma and Ruby Nichols vis
ited Zclma Washburn Sunday.
II. J. Dollins and son Walter were
in Caddo Saturday.
Uma Peek spent Friday night with
Mr. and Mrs. Allie Smith and lit
tle daughter Irene visited her mother
Mrs. II. J. Dollins Sunday.
Sunday School was well attended
Kev. R, A. Hoover delivered a fine
seimon Sunday night on Christmas.
We also had a good prayer meeting
on Christmas night. We expect to
oigani7e piavor meeting soon.
The Chiistmns program last
Thuisday night was a great suciess.
The school ihildien had a Christ
inas box last Friday morning at the
I sihool house. Each receiving a pres
Misses Worthy and Reeves are
spending the hohdav s w ith home
Rev. R. A. Hoover and fanulj took
('lit i .tmas dinnir at W. E. Dodson's.
Geo Yandell went to Plattct to
G. E. Moffatt and family. James
Morris and Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Mo
urn ate Christmas dinner at R. E.
Moian's at Buffalo.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Vickers, Joe
Vickers and family and Mr. and Mrs.
Zollie Vickers all spent Christmas
with Mr. and Mrs. Lee Trout, Jr.
D. L Goodc and family, Mr. Ever
ett and family, mother Hughs, all
spent Christmas at Jesse Hughs'.
B. E. Prajtor and family spent
Monday and Tuesday at his brother's.
J. A. Praytor.
G. E. Adams nnd family, Mr.
Frank Morris and family ate Christ
mas dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Kenney. Mrs. Penrl McKenney took real
suk Monday night at prnvcr meet
ITEMS FROM SHX)
The Christmas tree given for the
school wns u suciess and enjoyed by
all. Many patrons of the school wore
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Hudson of
Starr visited the lattcr's mother, Mrs.
S. II. Young Tuesday.
Mrs. Tommy Nicholson and chil
dien of Swifton, Arkansas are vis
iting in the home of Mrs. L. C. Sea
w right this week.
Bro Messer of Durant filled his
appointment the week-end.
Mrs. Luke Epperson nnd family
spent Slondny with Mrs. W. C. Beal.
Edith West and Yuanne Brecce
spent Tuesday with Mildred James of
Quito a number took dinner with
Mrs Seawright and family Christ
mas. Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Henrietta
nre visiting Mr. J. T. Cates this week
Mary Grey of Durant visited her
aunt, Mrs. T J. Harrison the week
Dowey Gontry of Durant was In
Jewell E. Futrell of Brown at
tended church here Sunday.
Mrs. Dr. Austin and family of
Mead visited in Silo the week-end.
The school children are enjoying
a Christmas vacation this week.
ITEMS FROM UTICA
Miss Mae Ashford spent Tuoday
night with Mis- Jessie Brjant
The Cj press and Smith I.ee hand
wint to llonhanii Texas Thursday
night to Play for a State affair of
the I I.. I'. A.
.Sihool iloseil Friday for Chiist
iii is Will he ilosed a week.
Miss Mac Hohhs and Ethel Bennett
win shopping in Durant Wednesday.
Mrs. Annie McGowan and Mrs. A.
J. Farrell were shopping in Durant
Mrs. Everett McCalih and Miss
Bertha Strickland motored to Durant
Misses Mamie Stark, Bessie Fry
and Ada Patteison dined with Mrs.
Scmth Wnght Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Thornley vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Beal Sun
d i.v af tc i noon.
Clarenie Mifiowan and Bud Chil-
ilers su-nt Christmas holidays with
their mull', Tom Davis of Ivanhoe,
Mi and Mrs. Sam Wright of Cy
press dined with Mrs. Senith Wright
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gressett spent
Sunday night with Mrs. Lillic San
ders. Mr. and Mrs. Sam McGowan ate
Christmas dinner with Mr. and Mrs.
B. R. Childers.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Ellis, Mr. and
Mrs. Will Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Wrights Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Sanders,
and Mrs. Senith Wright ate Christ
mas dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Dock
Clifford Pride and Man Hobbs of
Tulsa aro spending the holidays with
home folks here.
Mrs. Dr. Clay and Mrs. Dr. Evans
of Durant were visiting here Tues
day. Miss Ada Patterson ate Chnstmas
dinner with Mrs. C. H. Askins.
Mr. and Mrs. Ethelo Conditt visited
relatives in Roberta Sunday.
Mrs. Syl Reed and two daughters
Emma and Olena spent the holidays
with Mr. Reed and other friends here.
Miss Bessie Allen who has been in
school at A and M. is spending the
holidays with her parents.
Mts. Wallase Haviil of Dallas and
little daughter, Billie Lou came in
Tuesday for a few days visit with the
Llojd family and other friends and
Mrs. Anderson spent part of the
holidavs with her mother in Hugo.
II. W. Attaway has been very sick
this week. Dr. Ncathery of Sherman
was tailed to sec him Tuesday. He
is very much improved at this writ
ing. Mrs. H. P. Pope and daughter
Jnunita spent Christmas in Dallas
with Mrs. Pope's sister.
Mrs. McCullough who has moved
from hore about a year ago. and Mr.
nnd Mrs. Brannon, and Mr. and Mrs.
Varner all from Texas spent the
Chnstmas season with their father.
Rev. J. W. Gregg, returning Tuesday
and taking Mr. Gregg with them for
a short visit.
Several friends of Ben Risncr's
went to Sherman last Sunday to bid
him a merry Christmas. Among them
were Mr. and Mrs. Pettcy, Mr. and
Mrs. McCoy, Judge and Mrs. Murphy
and others. They found Ben gaining
strength and looking forward to the
time when he can be among us again.
Mrs. Frazier and Verna, and Mr.
and Mrs. Hathcox of Durant spent
a few days in Paris with Mrs. Claud
The pageant "The Nativity" put on
by the school last Friday night was
well rendered. Miss Chestnut and
those who assisted her deserve much
k "J i
NEW YEARS GREETING
We want to thank our
friends for the business that
we received in 1922, and
hope that you will be blessed
with success in 1923.
"Let George Do It"
Cleaning & Pressing
r V C1EANED
ITEMS FROM CALERA
Rev. John Bovett delivered a great
Minion Sundiy ami Sunday night at
the 1 ir-t Biptist ihuiih.
'Hi. Christmas piogiam and tue
at thi Iu -t Baptist ihurih were n
giand sm toss Saturday night. A
laigi uowil attended.
Snlmy King of Calcra nnd Miss
Ollie I.i.uh of Duiatlt wcie united
(ii (uarnago Die 2"th. Sidney King
was bum and niised in Calera and
i otints Ins friends by his aiquaintan
ics as he is a dean noble voung
man His bride Is a sweet tnodist
gnl. We wish thim a long and hap
Mrs. J T. Ferguson who has been
veiy ill is improving.
Mis Chailes IYigU'on of Musko
gee is visiting her mother, Mrs. Anna
J A. King of Calera and Mrs. Eva
Liaih of Duiant Were lnaiiied Dec.
liith Mr. King is an honorable citi
zen of Calera. His bride is also a
noble iharaitei. We wish them many
useful and happy oars together.
F. A. Bruner of Indiana is visiting
his brother. Mr. Louie Bruner and his
sister, Mrs. Edgnr Manns.
J. C. Ferguson and Miss Viola
Drew cry were married Christmas
morning. Rev. F. M. Lee officiating.
Their many friends here wish them
much joy. They left Christmas eve
ning for Muskogee where Mr. Fergu
son has a position.
Forest Linton and little daughter
Doris spent Christmas with relatives
in Ector, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Elliott spent
Christmas with Mr. Elliott's parents
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Farley of
Tulsa are visiteing Mrs. Farley's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Higgin
botham. Miss Opal Higginbotham who has
been attending school in Tulsa has
Dr. and Mrs. Jas L. Shuler of Du
rant visited Dr. J. R. Keller nnd fam
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clark of Du
rant spent Christmas day with Dr.
and Mrs. Keller.
Mrs. Lula Crawford who has been
very ill is improcving.
Mrs. G. D. McVeigh fell Christmas
evening. She received several bruises
and a bad dislocation of the right arm
whuh Dr. Keller attended and says
she is resting nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Arley Sanders of
Texnrkana ate visiting relatives and
Nathan Shnrp is home for the holi
HEMS FROM PLATTER
Mi and Mr. Ed Guess were called
o Woodville Monday on account of
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are visaing uis iiiiciii3 iiere 'iiui
w i ek
Mr. and Mis. R. E. Sims arc the
pi olid patents of a fine baby boy.
Misses Hattic and Jessie Fisher of
Penison aic visiting relatives and
friends here this week.
Cull Rej nolds who has been away
at woik leturncd home for Christ
mas. There was a basket ball game play
ed on the Platter court between Baf
wuk and Platter boys; the score be
ing 7 to 5 in favor of Barwick.
Mis. W. B. Baity of Mcxia, Texas
is visiting lclntivos and friends here
Edgar Lee who has been working
in Dallas returned home Sunday.
A crowd of young people were en
tertained Sunday by Opal May.
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Zables were
Durant visitors Saturday.
Mrs. Lee Davis is spending the holi
days with her sister in Durant.
Miss Rogers returned to her homo
in Caddo for Christmas.
Mrs. G. H. Fisher spent Christ
mas with friends at Coleman.
Miss Jinnio Weeks spent Christ'
mas in Calera.
Mrs. Fred Garley is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Repond
Ned Wood who has been away for
sometime has returned home.
Misses Flosie and Gcraldino Mer
cer are visiting their grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Seal.
Dennis Boggs who is attending the
Normal is spening Christmas with
Mr. and Mrs. Lex James arc visit
ing her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Raines
The young people were entertain
ed with a dance by Mr. and Mrs. F,
A. Zables. All reported a good time.
W. M. K. CHATTLE
Eye, Ear, Nos and Throat.
Offica 120 N. 3rd. Phone 401
House Phone 719-J
The Consumers Light
And Power Co.
Greetings of 1923
It is our wish and hope that every
one have the greatest possible success
in the coming year.
As for ourselves, we shall due our
utmost to insure patrons, the best in
The Consumers Light
And Power Co.
FRIDAY, PEP ,q 1r.
ITEMS FROM Lnvp ...
Ray Ragland and MHton w.ii
went to Sherman, Texas SzZil
L. L. Sweeten called at q ',
Wyre's Friday evening. U
Mrs. Fanny Tune went to m.i
tn visit ho- .i .... w Cabell
Christmas holidays " 8pent
Mr- and M- Jim
Monday with thei
r son Normnn f
Wilma Merritt left Friday for
Sherman to visit her sister during
the holidays. K
Lola Henson of Blue and Gwyn
dolyn Smith of WhitcriBht, Texas
are visiting Junior Tremble.
Little Dugan Roach is reported not
quite so well at this writing.
S. Lee Wyre and family visiUd
friends at Blue Monday.
Ira and Nora Breshear spent Sat
urday in Durant shopping.
Carrie and Iola Boyett arc sixmd
ing the holidays at home.
About the best the government can
promise is that taxes will not be any
Trade with us in 1923, and get
We know exactly what you like,
let the meal be what it may.
"Where better meats are sold"
New Year's Greetings to All.
Durant Meat Market
111 S. Second Durant, Okla.