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FRIDAY, MAY , 1010
THIS DURANT WHHKIiY NEWS
Stomach Catarrh Is
In th!s oil mat o catarrh !s a
prevalent disease. Catarrh af
fects tho stomach as often as
any other organ. Perhaps ovory
third person is mora or less
troubled with Btomnoh catarrh.
Foruna is extensively used In
GENIiJRATj NEWS NOTES
Family Slain. At Holland, Texas,
near Tomplo, SRturday night, John
Wychopen killed his wife and five
children and then shot himself thru
the head and gashed his wrist, death
ensuing some time' later. Tho day
heforo the tragedy Wychopen was
seen working in his cotton patch, and
Just before supper talked with a
neighbor. Sunday morning neigh
bors going to tho house, discovered
tho human slaughter. No reason for
tho father's rash act can be found.
Seven caskots wre delivered to tho
place Sunday. Tho community was
dazod by tho unexpected affair.
Dallas Bank Second. Of the eight
Regional Reserve Banks, tho Dallas
Bank, In which B. A. McKinney of
Durant Is a director, camo second In
profits for tho first quarter of this
year, earning 4.35 per cent. Rich
mond eme first. Tho St Louis and
San Francisco ibanks lost money. .
tho State and that thoy will bo re
strained by Injunctions which prom
inent Democrats nro contemplating j
Tax Fei'rct Unpopular. Oklahoma
tax ferret law has about repealed it
nelf. In other w'ords, Jt has proved
an obnoxious statute Hnd tho public
sentiment that condomns It prevonts
county offloials who might make con
tracts with tax forretB under U from
doing bo. Only ono or two counties
of tho Stato have continued this
year tho employment of tax ferrets
undor tho law enacted in 190D that fit
llrst scorned llltoly to bo popular In
all tho counties with nil but the tax
IF YOU WANT
Federal Lands. A bill to -give the
State of Oklahoma 210,000 acres of
Federal land which tho Stato failed
to got under tho acts of 18C2 and
18CG wob Introduced in Congress by
Ropresontativo Jim McCUntio. Tho
land was to have been given for
Buprort of educational institutions
nnd terms of tho old acts wore ac
cepted by tho Oklahoma Legislature
in 1910. Tho ratio was 30,000 acres
for each Senator and Representative.
Oklahoma's application has been be
foro tho Land Office a number of
times since Statohood, but it was
ruled that legislation was necessary
before tho old laws could be com
piled with, there boing insufficient
land in Oklahoma to meet require
ments of tho laws. The Stato would
obtain scrip in the amount due, and
It is believed this could nnd would
bring a cash fund to the Stato of
moro than a million dollars.
Record Gasser. A record gas well
is thought to have been brought in at
Tulsa last week when tho McMann
company completed a well with an
estimated production of 100,000,000
feet ovory twenty-four hours.
Drilling Curtailed. Oil well drill
ing has been curtailed in the Heald
ton oil fields owing to the inability
of tho pipe lino companies to carry
off tho production of tho field.
Branch Released. H. M." Branch,
charged with the killing of J. M. Leg
gett of Idabel, who had formerly kill
ed Hiram Strawn, a relative of Mr.
nrnno.h. was released on bond of
$10,000 following habeas corpus pro
ceedings at Antlers Saturday.
British Sijrrender. A British army
of ten thousand, under General
Townsend, surrendered to the Turk
ish forceB Saturday at Kut-Bl-Araara,
after withstanding a firco bombard
ment for five months. Tho British
wore out-numbered ten-to-one, were
compltely surrounded, so that re
inforcements and provisions could
not bo gotten to them, and they faced
tho ultimate fate of starvation or
Prominent Suicide. William G.
Nowby, prominent Fort Worth bank
er, took his own life at his home in
Fort Worth Saturday by placing the
muzzlo of a shotgun in his mouth
and pulling tho trigger. Ill health
is assigned as tho causo of tho act.
Nemby leaves an estate estimated to
toe worth net about $250,000.00. He
was ono of tho most prominent bank
ers in Texas, and had many outside
Failure to Regtster Means Virtually
Disfranchisement Many Are Com
ing up and Many are Laying Down,
if ovory Democratic votor of this
county could be mado to rontizo that
his failure to roglstor this wook or
tho first four days of next weok
means literally his disfranchisement,
there would probably bo ono grand
rush to tho placos designated whoro
resignation certificates may bo ob
tained. Bettor get busy- don't wait
till tomorrow do It today. Bo well
assured that your Republican oppon
ents aro registering, ns woll as the
Socialists. Registration officers for
tho tho county are as follows:
South Bennington Precinct, W. Pope.
North Bonnington, Eugene Tsrter.
Lake West Precinct, M. S. Jaquess.
Jackson Prooinct, W. ID. Bliott.
Risner School House Precinct, Embry
Matoy Prooinct, W. H. Cummlngs.
Cade Precinct, W. II. Fink.
Banty Precinct, W. C. Smith.
Bokchito Precinct, A. O. Calvert.
Prichard Precinct, Roy Hawks.
Blue Precinct, J. I. Gossott.
West Caddo Precinct, M. A. Llnch.
East Caddo Precinct, C. A. Bilbo.
Kenefick Precinct, J. J. Nixon.
Pleasant Hill Precinct, D. E. Seagoe.
Risner Precinct, Sam B. Ros3.
Armstrong Precinct, W. L. Rambo.
Sealy Precinct, H. C. Campbell.
Goodman Precinct, G. W. Loverott.
Shannon Precinct, W. O. Shannon.
Pirtle Precinct, Will Risner.
Star Precinct, J. H. Brown.
Silo Precinct, W. F. Talloy.
Mead Precinct, T. A. Adcoc'k.'
Colbert Precinct, C. W. Colbert.
Platter Precinct, J. A. Vcnable.
Achllle Precinct, Leo Smith.
Mulborry Precinct, J. T. Williams.
Kemp Precinct, R. L. Adams.
Yarnaby Precinct, W. T. Hightowor.
Hendrix Precinct, S. W. Johnson.
Calera Precinct', John King.
Roberta Precinct, John II. Condltt
Allison Precinct, J. W. McCalib.
Bushnell Precinct, S. S. Park.
Albany Precinct, Wm. Martin.
Wade Precinct, Jas, Teague.
Utica Precinct, W. J. O'Donley.
School Land Money. The stato of I Durant Township
Oklahoma had on April 1st, whlsh ' Ward One, J. H. Newman,
should be credited to its school land "Ward Two, J. A. Simmons.
Calomel Salivates! It Makes You Sick and You Lose a Day's Work Dodson's
Liver Tone Acts Better Than balomel and Is Harmless for
Men, Women, Children Read Guarantee!
Killed by Officers. Joe and Dave
Smith, fugitives from Justice, were
shot and killed by a posso of Mus
kogco county officers in the .rock
hills eight miles northeast of Gore
Saturday. Joe Smith had been want
ed by officers for three years. Dave
Smith was convicted in February,
1915,, of holding up nnd robbing a
store at Porum and on April 12 of
tho snme year ho escaped from the
Muskogeo county Jail with Colo
Shoemake, agter knocking down the
Jailer with a flat iron. On the bodies
of the men was found paraphernalia,
including fuse and capB used by safe
Every druggist here, yes! your druggist and
everybody's druggist has noticed a great falling
off in the sale of calomel. They- all give the
same reason. Dodson's Liver Tone is taking its
"Calomel is dangerous and people know it while
Dodson's Liver Tone is safe and gives better re
sults," said a prominent local druggist. Dodson's
Liver Tone is personally guaranteed by every
druggist. A large family-sized bottle costs only 50
cents and if you find it doesn't take the place of
dangerous, salivating calomel you have only to ask
for your money back.
Dodson's Liver Tone is a pleasant-tasting, pure
ly vegetable remedy, harmless to both children
and adults. (Take a spoonful at night and wake up
feeling fine, no sick headache, biliousness, ague,
s6ur stomach or clogged bowels. Dodson's Liver
Tone doesn't gripe orcause inconvenience all next
day like calomel.
tTake a dose of calomel tonighKand tomorrow;
you will feel sick, weak and nauseated. Don't lose
a day's work 1
Dodson's Liver Tone- is real liver medicine.
You'll know it next morning because you w'll
wake up with your head clear, your liver activ ,
bowels clean, breath sweet and stomach regulated
You will feel cheerful and full of vigor and ready
for a hard day's work.
You can eat anything afterwards without risk
of salivating yourself or your children.
Get a bottle of Dodsorr's Liver Tone and try it
on my guarantee. You'll never again put a dose
of nasty, dangerous calomel into your stomach.
Cotton Futures Bill. Tho Lever
Cotton Future Bill was adopted by
tho House of Representatives by an
overwhelming vote as an amendment
to, tho pending agricultural bill. Un
der Its provisions a tax of 2c a pound
would bo levied on nil cotton sold
for future delivery in any exchange,
board of trade, or "similar institu
tion or place of business."
CLARENCE EARLY SERVING
ON BORROWED TIME
Postmaster Clarence Early Is now
serving on borrowed time, so to
speak. His commission expired at
midnight Monday night, but in as
much as the same commission auth
orizes him to servo until his succes
sor has been appointed, confirmed
nnd qualified, ho still remains at the
RAIN SPOFLED PIONIO
The rain Sunday night spoiled a
picnic that the girls of tho Presby
terian College had planned for Mon
day. Somo thirty auto loads of glrl3
were to have gono to Woodlake near
Denison Monday on an outing.
loan fund, $1,223,668,19 that the
law provides,shall be loaned to farm
ers on Oklahoma farms at fivo per
cent Interest. Thin money is deposit
ed by the state treasurer in the banks
of the state and drawing three per
cent interest. Consequently the
school fund Is losing over $2,000 a
month hy not having this fund
Ward Three, Tom Benson.
Ward Four, E. W. Matthews.
Carter to Investigate Situation
Congressman Carter has indicated
that ho will not recommend to tho
President any applicant for tho Du
rant postoffice until ho shall hnvo
had opportunity of visiting the city
and ascertlning whom tho partona of
tho office really favor for tho Job.
Ho has advised applicants to this
effect, we are informed. Tuesday a
telegram bearing the signatures of
about two dozen of tho representa
tive men of the. city was sent Mr,
Carter asking that he come to the
city at once and investigate the mat
ter. NORMAL TOOK TEN POINTS
- In tho stato Normal track and field
meet hold at Norman last week, the
Weatherford Normal won tho meet
with forty-seven and a half points,
while tho Central at Edmnnd and
Snutheastorn of Durant took ton
V V IM H lft 1
2 Rooms Center Outlets and
and Furnish two drop cords
complete with shades and
Gross Production. The gross pro
ductlon tax on tho oil business of
Oklahoma has come to bo a big
thing for tho State. For 1910, Creek
county alono will contribute In this
way $1,697,250 to tho Stato treasury,
one-third of which reverts back to
tho county. Tho State's entire reve
nue from oil will be, it is estimated,
$2,828,750 for 1916.
No Contest. O. W. Brlles, deposed
president of tho Ada Normal School
has said through his attorney that ho
will not contest tho action of the
Board of Education In romovlng him
from the position. Ho has indicated
that ho may interest himself in op
posing tho confirmation of members
of tho State Board of Education he
foro. tho Stato Senate at the next
Department Shako Up. Tho state
school land commission has removed
D. W. Peer as a result of an investi
gation started by Mrs. Florence
Hemsley. Tho Investigation was con
duBted by President Gnult of tho
board of agriculture and Socrotary of
Stato Lyon. These commissioners
found from tho testimony that Mrs.
Hemsley and Mr. Peer had been in
partnership and Mr. Peer admitted
that he was to have an interest In
school lands purchased by Mrs. Hem
sley. It was further developed that
powers of tho attorney used by Mrs.
Homsloy with which to purchaso
school lands wore given without con
sideration by parties who had no in
terest In the purchase of tho land.
Owen's Candidacy. The candidacy of
U, S. Senator Robert L. Owen for
visc-proBldoncy of tho United States
is moetlng with great favor among
national democratic po'iticians ac
cording to Mr. John, Flonnor, Wash
ington correspondent, who says that
If it Is possible to persuade Vlco
Prosldent Marshall to bo a candidate
for U. S. Souato to succeed Senator
Thomas Taggart, thero is little aues
tlon that Sonator Owen will bo tho
running mate of President Wilson.
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Crop Condition. Report of tho
Stato Board of Agriculture for the
growing condition of crops for April
is bb follows: Wheat 78 per cent,
nm 74 ner cent, oats 81, Potatoes
93, Alfalfa 90. Damage to Into crops
by late irosis aro cbuiuuvuu "
lows: What 9 per bent, Corn 16 per
cent, Oats 7, Alfalfa 6, Potatoes 26,
Garden Truck 29. Damage to fruits
by frosts estimated as follows:
Peaches 68 per cent, Apples 44 per
cent, Poara 64, Apricots 71, PlumB
61, Cherries GO, Small Fruits 46.
Injunction. It is very HKoly that
no Socialist arguments against tho
operation of tho literacy tost will bo
permitted to bo circulated through
H. W. GIBSON, President
D, Morgan, Vice-Prerdent
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H. D.Ncely, Cashier
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