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FARMERS OPEN FORUM
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WHO GUIDE THE PLOW
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Lettors Intended for tho Farmors Open
Sam, care Weekly News, Durant, I. T.
A Rousing Meeting at City Hall
And a Union Organized.
The Farmers of Durant and ad
jacent county met Saturday a-
Iternoon at.Citv Hall.' 3 o'clook.
'Jhd afterstoning to a lenghty
land. high& appreciated speooh
V. T. Wbitlatoh on the nur-
053 ttntftfnefira'of organization
among the farmers, setting forth
tho encroachment of organized
apital upon" the righto and privi
leges of Amerioan laborers. We
f re then addressed by Samuel
((Uncle Sam) Hampton, who fur-
Iter depioted the many benefits
ft organized work on tho part of
he husbandry of our country.
vis epeeoh was highly enjoyed
ind it accomplished that where-
nto it was sent. At tho oloso of
Uncle Sam's" address there
a enrolled 20 names as charter
nbers. They prooeeded with
anization and elected the fol-
ngoffioers: . '
Samuel (Uncle Sam) Hampton,
N. C. Rodaoker Vice-Prea.
O. E. Fowler, Sec.
A. J. Spencer, Chap.
G. S. Jarnagin, Conductor.
J, O. Leftwitoh Doorkeeper.
The organization was ohris-
hed The Durant Farmers Co-op-
rative and Eduoational Union of
After perfecting organization,
peting adjourned to meet Sat-
Iday Aug. 13, 1004 at oity hall
Durant, at 2 p. m. Every
Inner is especially requested to
lend this mooting ana get ao-
h the organized ef
rmers. ft. Hampton, Pres.
vE. Fowleb; Seo.
by all means
titv of canned
lually put up by
pa is astounding
x, and is well
Jtioh of an in-
' tmand for oanned
. uafc fl. luro-n nark nt nnr
I,nJPfl ,!? mmi
fgreO ina T,-il. nA
& ' it Of their MM. TKn
"M suoh an industry
Citizens and the farmers.
We Sell -.
Forum should be addressed to Uncle
of our county is 'very great.
Farmors are benefitted by having
oanning factories operating in
their Bection of country, as. they
find it more profitable to grow
tomatoes, string beans or peas
for the canner than by growing
any other crop. The yield of to
matoes varies greatly in different
soils, it being between 8 and 16
tons to the acre, fair average
yield being 12 tons, or about 400
bushels In a looality th"t poss
esses a soil and climate suoh us
wo have' to the growing of vege
tables and fruits. It is u simple
matter toinduoe the farmers of
our county to plant and grov
them when a profitable market is
Wherever faotorits have been,
successfully conducted, the far
mors have been pleased with tho r
experience in growing and sup
plying tho raw materials for suh
fudtorios. -Many- -. towns' have
been built up solely through the
establishing of canning factories;
and again in a business of this
kind the money is mostly kept at
home. The U. S. government
reports say that 400,000 aores
was doVoted to the growing of
tomatoes alotiMor the oanning
factories of our country, which
indicates the importance of toma
toes in the oanning industry, and
the demand is increasing, as vast
amounts of oanned goods aro ex
ported, to Europe. We would
like to seo some of our bright
men agitate this' question and
establish a cannery in our oity.
The great southwest needs to
mato canneries, and tho demand
for oanned goods of all kinds will
bo uncommonly heavy for. the,
next few jears and continuously
thoroaf tor because of the great
immigration into this territory.
T6 Buocossfiilly run the can
ning bupinesF, a man of praotioal
experienco to supe intoni tho
processing of the goods -is abso
lutely neoessary. One who oan
put up high grado goods as suoh
goods is a long way ahead of tho
W, E. Viok who lives on the
Hudson Quarter place, was in the
o.ity-with three, stalka . of, cotton,
oro fronv'seed of tho old storm
proof c 'tton and two from King's
Early improved-.seod. All three
wero planted at the flatno time in
tho same soil and had tho aama
JRIH3wff "w ER8 &
titivation. t The King's m
SIX FOOT J
Hog Fencing f
Improved stalk had fifty-ono
bolls and tho old stormproof only
eight. Mr. Viok planted this cot
ton side by side as on experiment
to 8oo just what tho difference is.
He reports many open bolls and
says that with good weathor he
will be pioklng in ten days.
"If nothing happens in the
next two weeks wo will make a
fine orop," said Mr. Viok.
Tne King's Early Improved
seed used by Mr. Viok was sent
him last spring from Washington
by Congressman Randell. Mr.
Yickls muoh elated ovorhia suc
cess with this seed. Tho plants
are strong and healthy and bid
fair to yield three quarters of a
bale to tho aore.
ORGANIZE AND DIVERSIFY.
UnqloSam: I desire to sug
gest an idea, as the News is' an
Open Forum. The farmers do
not want to do any man a wronp,
and our organization is not a war
on tho morohant or the town,,
but for tho purpose securing di
versification in farming, and
larger and better markets and to
better our condition socially,
financially and intellectually.
'We aim to get.in touoh with the
wholesale-dealers in dr produce
and be able to ship direck to the
industrial centers, and by being
organized- wo are able to load
oars and got a-good priae.
Theway we have been dribbirig
out our p'roduoe is ruinous. If
wo can. inoreaso our profit's on
the farm, Wo. Will have more
.moneyed spend with our mer
chants, and tho mortgage will be
a thingof the past, and prosper
ity wil rattfk, he.. progress of-
town and. ooqntry.fc, ' , ,
How.jJijin we farmera-bocome
happy with the mortgage system
whjoh forces us to pay 60 per
cent for credit. Don't do it,
brother farmers', lot us organize'
and loam to diversify and quit
the mortgage business.
Raising cotton is a thirteen
months job while other crops oan
bo mado in GO days and get the
monoy for.it. Our watohword
should be organize, eduoato, oo
operato. 3. C. Glenn,
Durant, I. T.
TO. KEEP RATS OUT OF CRIBS.
Sulphur will keep them out.
Sprinkle it all through the corn
when gatlioring." 1 tffed this ono
year and thero were' no rqtsiin
the, orib, There is no danger in
it. ' ,,. "
I will. Bend a remedy for snake
biea., Tivisja the remedy: .Take.
an onion apouc two jnohes,In di
ameter, out it up. fine, then talco,
about 8,0. worth of strong tobaoco,
" "'Sp fine, two tablospoonfulB
of salt. Mix it all up together.
This, will bo a poultioe. Place it
on tho wound. Mako a new
poultice ovory Bix hours for
twolve. Apply as soon as possi
ble and it wont oven swell. Carl
Oustafson, Ruston La.
FROM CREEK NATION, I. T.
Cotton is a fair averago, con
sidering a seven woeks rain.
However lots of cotton and oorn
have boon drowned out and lost,
but all that was worked out looks
fairly well. Wo have had a
shower or two einco the rain
broke up. Tho hay business is
the push now. Somo one wantod
to know if there were any leases
for sale. Last year there were
a dozen under my observation.
I don't know how it will bo this
year. To those who want to buy
come-on. I think you can be
suited. There is lots of room for
good people; wo, don't want any
other kind, for this country is
Hilling up Vith the very best peo
ple, mostly from Missouri, Ark
anuas anil TexaB ; of course some
from all parts. The better are
still coming in from Texas and
from other parte a few. Some
want to know if wo have chills.
Yes, there are a few ohills on the
Tlvers and creeks. This a very
healthy country. I and my fam
ily wero siok the first winter we
oame hero. I live ono mile west
of Coweta. B. M. Alexander,
Coweta. Creek Nation, I. T.
Gainesville, Tex., Oct. 16; 1902.
Dr. E. W. Hall, St. Louis, Mo.
Dear Sir I have used your Texas
Wonder, Hall's Great Discovery,
for bladder trouble and can cheer
fully recommend it. Yours truly,
F. C. Cobble.
A TEXAS WONDER.
Hall's Great Discovery
One small bottle of Texas Won-
der, Hall's Great Discovery, cures 1
an Kianey , ana Diaaaer trouDies,
nM.n..Ae n.,Ai n..-an Ainu I
seminal emissions, weak and lame
backs, rheumatism and all irregu
larities of the kidneys and bladder
in both men and women, regulates
bladder troubles in children. If
not sold by your druggist, it will
be sont by mail upon receipt of $1.
One small, bottle is two month's
treatment, and seldom fails to per
fect a cure.. Dr. E. W. Hall, sole
manufacturer, P. O. box 629, St
Louis , Mo. Send for testimonials
By a Representative of tho Peters
On yesterday evening at the
baseball park, Geo. E. Bartlett,
representing tho Poters Car
tridge Co., gavo a free exhibi
tion of expert and fancy shoot
ing, that met with favorable
comment from ovory sportsman
Ipresont. With tho rifle ho did
splondid work at objeots thrown
in tho air, "seldom missing. Ho
firod holes through small pioces
of boilor plato steel of ono-fourth
inoh ihioknoss, using a 80-30
Poters soft-nosed bullet, show
ing tho tremendous penetration
of those high pressttro cartridgqs,
Ho fired 20 shots of tho 22-oal-ibro
targot cartridges, mado by
tho Poters-Car tr.idgo Co. The bar
roll of tho riflo was only slightly
fouled after tho shooting.
Bartlott uses the Marlin rifles
all together in his riflo shooting,
having used tho 22-oalibro targot
tor live years continuously,
shooting it nearly every1 day.
His work with a Bhot gun' was
done with Winohestor pump gun
and was up to tho, mark.
Puts an End to it All.
A grievous wail oftimes comes as
a result 01 unbearable pain from
overtaxen organs. Dizziness,
backache, liver complaint and con
stipation. But thanks to Dr.,
King's New Life Pills they put an
end to it all. They are gentle but
tnprqugn. xry inem; omy 25c.
Guaranteed by all druggists.
The sttikers say Jjbis is not
true and that they aro ging to
win within this week. . Theyi
blaim. that what few operators xhq
coinpany haa are 'soabj and;
mpsfjjof them.are .being, induced,
to quit,, TraihSiHrev-riinRlrigfai
most oh' time. ....
Will IIKtailtly Step a CeJh. It k f Imply woaicrf ul bow thickly tt allays the
Irritation and heal the mucou membrane. It will break the Cold and heal the
Throat and Lung quicker than any other known remedy. BtS RKfltS Mil It.
H ftlli .. Don't allow your children to have Croup Ii they have a
!riUII1SiSa" Cold give them a dote of Nature' Cough Babam before
putting them to bed. It will break the Cold and' k a certata srevwHvs of .1
Membrafiott Croup, Diphtheria and Pnettmsela.
Nature's Gough Balsam f
fa a (ore and absolute cure (or CoughiuCokU, Bronchltb, Asthma. Pneumonia,
rj Eh' '-ty".nxtJnont re
.ww ww m W.M& v
Wtrf bottle guaranteed.
A. H. LiwIj
Durant Drug Company.
R. L. Williams went north on
Flyer No. 6.
Z. W. Rainoa was up today
R. L. Williams spent yesterday
H. Durham of Sterrett is a bus
iness visitor today.
T. W. Alexander, of Bracken,
Mo., says: "I had a chance to
purchase and use one bottle Hunt's
Lightning Oil. I think it the best
liniment I ever saw." Mr. Alex
ander speaketh wisely and truly.
25c and 50c bottles.
Eugene Burton came in last
afternoon from a business trip to
If You Waste Your
Nerve Energy, After
Awhile You Will
Suffer For It.
You can -wast, nerve force by excess,
over-work, worry, anxiety, etc
You can weaken yourseU by nt eating
crorter food or aeeurlnr 'ufflci.nt real (a
renew tho ncrvo energy you use up.
"" "v m.mw., ... uuu
K00 phosphauo food, such aa wholo
raeol bread, prepared cereals, etc
J)r. lilies' neatoratlvo Nervine.
This Is off truly a brain and nerve
food aa any food you could eat, and be
sides, furnishes strength and tone of Its)
own, which coes to the wealconed nervo
system, and sets It to rights.
Dr. Miles' Restorative Nervine is re
freshing', revitalizing tonlo food-rnedlclna
for the brain and nerves. It reconstructs
worn-out nerve tissue, and Oils your
languid brain with new life, and vigor.
Dr. Jllles' Nervine has made so many
marvelous cures, of people so sick the
doctors thought they were Incurable,
that It Is today the standard medicine
In many thousands of American homes.
Tho first bottle Is guaranteed to help
you, or druggist returns your money.
."The cxtremo heat, .close confinement
and lntenso mental strain Incident to
the banlclncr business, has caused mo
to suffer with nervousness nnd Insom
nia. It gives me pleasure to say that
I have used Dr. Miles' Nervine with
very satisfactory results in the treat
ment 'of these affections. I am now on
my fifth bottlo, and cat and sleep well.
In fact have almost forgotten that I
possess nerves." It. Ik DALIJT, Asst.
Cashier, State Bank, Texarcana, Ark.
"CtTOTTfCS Write to us for Free Trial
XXUCiXj Package of Dr. Miles' AntT
Pain Pills, the New Sclentlflo Remedy
for Fain. Also Symptom Blank. Our
specialist will diagnose your caso, tell
you what Is wronjr, and how to right It,
Free. DR. MILES MEDICAL CO.,
LABORATORIES, ELKIIART, IND.
MissRaohiel Heilborn is re
ported as being ill today.
Burton Riohards of Bennington
spent last night in the oity.
. Test Its Value.
Simmons' Liver Purifier is the
most valuable remedy I ever tried
for constipation and disordered
liver. It does' its work thoroughly
but does not gripe like most(reme
dies of its character. I certainly
recommend it whenever the oppor
tunity occurs. W. H. Tomlinson,
Price 25c. Os'svego, Kan. '
Tom Hale, of South MoAloster,
was here today on business.
. Wm. B. Stone Bpent tho- Sab
bath with friends at DeisDn.4-
Misa Lela Colbert,' of" Colbert,
is the guest of Mrs. Horaoo Mar
ALL DTtUQO IN THE TREATMENT OP CONSTIPATION
m i S"Jj ' ... ., ST. V-
I cftadlflJf Coicara Sain-ada and other .drum that are equally as beneficial.
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1 ,,,. UaVtfce treafcneat of tedJgesUoa, bUlotsmm ana au,Kosucn ana
f, .y. 'VAn'1 bowel troubles (aiding from 'constipation.)
VKRY PLEASANT TO, TjilSE ANP.P0ES NOT.RII'B.i
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i nroat, uroup aaa. whooping (ougu
Mediolni Ct., St. Leuls.
ORDER OF MASONS
Annual Mooting of The Grand
Lodge at Claromoro Will
TO ERECT AN ORPHANS HOME;'
Order HaB Had Wonderful-
Growth During Past Two
Years and All Subordi
nate Lodges Are In
dition. Tho annual meeting of the
grand Lodge of Masons, b:ing
he)d at Claremore Aug. 0 to 12
inclusive, gives promise of being
the largest in the history, of the
order in Indian Territory. Thero
has been awonderful growth of tho
order within the past two years.
The last report of the grand
master contained the following
data whioh is of interest:
"On the fifth of Ootober, 1874
representatives of1 Muskogee
Lodge of Eufaula lodge; Doaks
ville. Lodge, then located at
Doaksville, but now meeting at
Grant, and Caddo lodge of Caddo,
for the purpose of forming a
grand lodge of Ancient Free and '
Acoepted Masons of Indian Ter
ritory. The combined member
ship of these lodges was less than
100. On the 7th of September
1875, the first annual communi
cation of this grand lodge was
hold at Eufaula. Notwithstand
ing the faot that we surrendered
jurisdiction to half of our territo
ry when the grand lodge of Okla
homa was organized, we have in
creased our membership and
number of lodges over 4,000 per
The annual report of Grand
Master Brewer will show that tho
order has nmde rapid strides dur- .
ing tho past twelve months, and
that the subordinate lodges, arei
in a prosperous condition.
Where Others Failed
"Each spring for five or six,-','
years I broko out with a kind of .
Eczema which nothing seemed to. .
relieve permanent'. Finally I
tried a box of Hunt's Cnre, and it
promptly cured me. Two years
have passed by but the trouble did
' -' , : Mrs. Kate' Howard.
25c per box. Little Rock, Ark
W. R. Shaw, of McGregor,
Texas, is in tho oity pfospcoting.
Mrs. J. T. Noal, of1 San Angelo
Texas, is the guest of Mrs. J. F.
ESTIMATION' bF OUR tfEST
THE MOST BENEFICIAL OP'
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