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v V vt fARM 3W STOCK This Farmer Dlverslfiert The News faim editor has found another fnrmer who not only believes in diversification but indulges in it to a liiph degree. He is II. Taylor who owns and famis l'JO acres three miles north of Mead. Mr. Taylor bought his farm a few years ago for $:j(l an acie. Had the farm been on a main highway it would have cost him twice as much, but he wanted to farm a faim and not a highway. He has 12.". acres under cultivation and it all can be. Last year he.didn't plant any cotton, but he made 800 bushels of peanuts which he sold for 51.0O a bushell for seed. He made 11100 gallons of sorghum and has Fold what he wants to of it at 50 cents a gallon. He had 25 tons of peanut hay on his 30 acres of pea nuts sold 15 tons at $12.50 a ton and kept ten tons for feed. He raised 400 bushels of sweet potatoes and got a dandy sum of cash out of what part of them he didn't keep to eat. He raised 300 bushels of corn which will more than run him for feed. On top of these things he has some pure-bred Duroc-Jersey hogs, a big drova of Cuban-Red chickens, arid milks pure-bred Jersey cows. In his garden he raises everything that any garden ever heard of and can enough of various things in var ious ways to run till another garden comes on. Summing up, he sold enough stuff raised in 1921 to more than half pay for his farm; he has more feed stored than his stock can eat, and more and better food ahead for him self and family than most of the folks in the towns ever see. State Crop Worth $175,000,000 Oklahoma crops for 1921 had a combined value of $175,077,000, ac cording to estimates contained in the weekly letter of the state board of agriculture, issued Saturday. All values were based on Decem ber 1, 1921 prices. Prices have been lower than for several years, but de spite this fact the production for the state hns held its own and compares favorably with past years, the letter said- Cotton still ranks first in the total value of the various crops, leading wheat by approximately $3,000,000. The moduction was cut about half by the boll weevil, but this stimulated the price and gave the crop first rank in the state. The principal crop values as shown in the letter, give cotton, $43,725,000; wheat, $40,700,001); corn, $24,G16,000; tame hay, $11,341,000; grain sor ghums,$7,8 12,000 ; onts, $9,531,000; white potatoes, $3,830,000. Farmer LiveH At Home Dr- .1. C- McCullough, owncr"of 280 ncies of land just southeast of Hendrix, believes in living at home and he does it. He lives on a 120 ncre farm and rents out one or 1G0 acres. On his own place he laised pure-bred Jersey cows, and owns his own bull, one of the Eminent strain. He raises pure-bred Duroc-Jersey hogs and pure-bred Plymouth Hock chickens, and he raises all kind of roughness and pasturage and grain for his various stock. Besides this he raises one big garden and pressure cooks and cans for winter use about every sort of thing that will grow in an Oklahoma garden, and raises besides a lot of Bermuda onions, for which he gets two real dollars for every bushel. He has a splendid hay meadow, lest year it produced 42 tons of fine hay. He and his ten ants together raised 3,000 bushels of corn from sixty acres of ground, but their cotton was almost a fizzle like that of other folks. Plan Cooperative Marketing A nlan for coODerativn marktino of hogs, cattle or any live stock or larm products has been inaugurated in Choctaw County by Frank C Hig ginbotham, county form demonstra tion agent. The playing out of the lumbering industry and repeated failures of cot ton crops is given as a reason for the move. Grown Peanuts In North Peanuts, fully as large as southern grown peanuts, were grown in South Dakota by a. rancher living in Ed munds County. When planting his corn in the spring he planted eight or nine rows about 10 rods in length in peanuts. The peanuts ripened per fectly and were fully as large as southern-grown peanuts, according to reports- .They yielded at the rate of 100 pushels to the acre. KANSAS CUT UVK STOCK BUIXKTW Market compared with last Tues' day. Cattle steady. Hogs 25c high' er. Sheep 50c higher. Prospects steady market balance of week. DEEF STEERS: Good to Choice $7.25$8.00 Fair to Good 0.25 7.25 Common to Fair 5.00 0.25 FEEDERS: Good to Choice ,i.75 0.50 Fair to Good - 5.00 5.75 Common to Fair 1.00(g) 5.00 STOCKERS: Good to Choice 5.75 G25 Fair to Good 5.00 5.75 Common to Fair 4.00 500 Stock Cows and Heif... 3-25 5.00 Stock Calves 5.00 0.50 Stock Bulls 3.25 40(1 BUTCHER COWS: Good to Choice 4.00 5.00 Fair to Good 3.50 4.00 Cutters 3.00 325 Canners 200 2.50 HEIFERS: Good to Choice 5.00 0.00 Fair to Good 4.50 5.00 Common to Fair 3.50 4.50 CALVES & YEARLINGS: Baby Beef 7.00 8.00 Killers 5.50 G.50 Veals, Fair to Good 7.50 8.75 Veals, Common to Fair 4.00 7.50 BULLS: Killers and Bolognas 3-00 400 HOGS: Light 7.25 7.60 Heavy . 7.00 7.30 Packing Sows 5.50 C00 Pigs 7.00 7.50 SHEEP: Lambs 10.0011.75 Lambs Cull 4.00 0.00 Yearlings 9.0010.00 Wethers 5.50 C50 Ewes 4.00 5.65 Feeding lambs 9.2510.00 Receipts Mon. Tues Last W. Cattle 11,000 30,400 Hogs 9,000 37,400 Sheep 0,000 19,400 FORMER DURANTTTE HEADS FEDERAL RESERVE BANK B. A, McKlnney Chosen For Impor tant Financial Position B. A. McKlnney, former vice presi dent of the Durant National Bank, was last week elected Govenor of the Federal Reserve Bank at Dallas, to succeed R. L. Van Zandt, whose term expires. Since leaving Durant in 1920 Mr. McKlnney has been a vice piesi dent of the American Exchange Nat ional Hank of Dallas, one of the larg est banks in Texas, of which insti tution he has been also a director, it is understood that in accepting the Governorship of the Federal Reserve Bank he will be obliged to sever his connection with the other institution. Since the formation of the Feder al Reserve System he has been one of the directors of the Federal Re serve Bank, and has on numerous oc casions acted ns Governor, once for a period of six months, when the then Governor was absent on account of ill health. The election of Mr. McKlnney to the responsible position to which he now attains is a high testimonial to his knowledge of banking and gen eral economic conditions and high personal integrity. FIRE TRUCK OVERTURNS AND KILLS A FIREMAN While making a run to a fire at Ada, Oklohoma Friday the city's chemical truck truned over while traveling at a rapid rate, killing volunteer fireman Pat Fitzgibbons and seriously injuring Homer Jones, fire chief and Eugene Edsell, fire man. Fitzgibbons was 26 years old an a member of the American Legion- Jones and Edsell will recover. Minister Works For Farmers The gospel of "grow your living nt home" is being preached from the pulpits of Wynnewood, Oklahoma churches, Garvin county. The Rev. M L. Rice, pastor of the Presbyter ian church, is the leader in this new sort of evangelism that's based on the old-fashioned text of "the Lord helps them that help themselves." Through Rev Rice's influence, a campaign has been started to place at least two good milk cows, two brood sows and 100 laying hens on every farm in Wynnewood's trade territory. To spread propaganda, the Wynnewood chamber of commerce has raised $500 with which to buy a portable moving picture machine to be used in rural school districts and Kev. Rice has been placed in charge of the campaign. Cotton Seed Quarantine A bulletin from the State Board of Agriculture lays down rules gov erning shipment of cotton seed into Oklahoma. (1) No cotton seed for planting purposes during life of quar antine may be received from New Mexico. (2) Cotton seed for planting purposes may be shipped into Oklaho ma from non-infested areas of Louis ana and Texas, provided the seed is first sterilized with approved machin ery and under certain official supervision- (3) Cotton, cotton seed, hulls, lint and cotton products may be ship ped into Oklahoma from Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico for mill ing and commercial purposes under proper restrictions, named in bulle tin. (4) All carriers entering Oklaho ma from the three mentioned States are enjoined to observe the restrictions. POISON GAS BARRED The five major naval powers of the world through the naval committee of the arms conference voted to out law gas as a weapon of war and in I adopting the Root resolution to that end invited world adherence of all na-. tions to the prohibition as a rule of international law. ! $2,500 IN BONDS BURNED When the farm of P. G. McCoy near Guthrie was destroyed by fire the other day, he lost $2,500 worth of Liberty Bonds. Not being registered bonds he is simply loser that sum. HEAVY HAUIiDra LONG DISTANCE HAUZjING and SUDDEN BAGGAGE SBRVICR Plume 64 CITY TRANSFER CO. Green Bugs Again Repoits coming in from near Silo indicate the presence of green bugs again, this time in the barley sowed' for winter pasture. One man reports j that they have destroyed twenty acres , of barley for him. T. T. Montgomery of Chickasha, ' member of the State Board of Educa-1 tion, was here for a day the first of the week conferring with President Bennett on matters pertaining to the' State Teacher's College. Calf Club Profits Members of boys' calf clubs in Ok lahoma aie making money out of it according to Phil II. Lowery, assis tant State boys' club agent, who gives the following list of boys making the most money out of calves. 1st. Joe Smalley, Norman ..$001.10 2nd Ray Smalley, Norman .. 485.10 3rd Reeve (iumerson, Kremlin 33480 4th. Ruby Rossurt, Enid 274.00 5th. Clarence Broyles, Ripley 20920 m MR. SCHOOL TEACHES Why burn the candle late at night and wear yourself out preparing your reports or les uinB, by hand, use mmi 7?frxnanrtttng,Mhchtn It will pay for itself in a short time, by the time it saves you. SEE ONE DEMONSTRATED 114 North Third E. M. EVANS, Dealer OSTEOPATH DR. A. L. STOUT First Bute Bask BsJldlac Phono 888 Res. Phone 60-J look it over? -f a . rmnsT-ror l . m a .4K II nTJ-riI ' ! J I ' ' J.A-1VK I II THE UNIVERSAL CAR The Ford Sedan, with electric starting and lighting system, demountable rims with 3 J4 -inch tires all around, is the ideal family car because of itsgcneral utility and refined and comfortable equipment. Finely upholstered. Plate glass windows. An open car in the spring, summer, and early fall. A closed car in inclement weather and winter. Knin-proof, dust-proof. In the city or the country, a family car. The low cost of operation and maintenance is not the least of its charms. Won't you come in and WEBB MOTOR CO. Service That Satisfies Fifth and Main Fhone 230 ri rrrrrTN nzrrrrrn 1 it.".m'. n The Bank That Accommodates 1 CAPITAL $100,000.00 s; SURPLUS $55,000.00 The First National Bank OF DURA ST, OKLAHOMA. Business Solicited. C. C. BATCBBTT, President GREEN THOMPSON, Vtee-PrttUknt FRANK GIBSON, Vtet-Pretldent DIAL CURRIN, Csmkitr FRANK L. DYER, AttlttvU-CaahUr RALPH OWNBT, Assistant Casklrr J. S. TURNER. Assistant Cashier. .E FLORE COUNTY VOTES $800,000 FOR GOOD ROADS The so-called hard times haven't given the people of Le Flore county the jimmies, not at all. They have recently voted a bond Issue of $800.- 000 with which to build for the coun ty n system of hard-surfaced ronds. They expect to set a Kencrous amount of Federal aid on their nro- jects. Such hii;hways are passable throuRhout the year, in striking con trast to dirt roads which cannot be used extensively during very wet periods. 1 Innl-.su 1 faced roads bene fit the country districts and the cities and towns, as well. They enable the fanners to Ret their products to mar ket more readily and to obtain their purchases from city stores more rap idly. They bring educational facili ties within easier reach of farmers' children and make social life in the country more enjoyable- Hard-sur faced highways benefit the cities by increasing their volume of trade from the country, by placing the products of the farms within easier access to the ctiy residents and by enabling city people to enjoy country life at less expense and trouble. Dr. J. L. Reynolds Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat and Glass Fitting Durant, Okla. Over Corner Drug Store COLLECTIONS FALL OFF The internal revenue collections of? the Government for November of last", year amounted to about $104,500,000,. a decrease of $22,500,000, compared lv with November of 1020. For five months of tho fiscal year, or from July 1, the collections were about. $1,250,000,000, a decrease of $250, -000,000. tttt88tttttttt8St8M8ttttttlt B LODGE DIRECTORY 88888888888888888. DURANT LODGE No. 0 AJfJtKM. Stated communications on Tha ra dar night after tho foil Moon ot sack. month. Visitors welcome. O. B. DTJNLAP, W. M. J. O. SCOTT, SoCy. DURANT CHAPTER No. OS, R. A. lb. Regular meetings on Friday Bight? before the fall Mood of each month-. Visitors welcome. JOHN W. HTONDOM, H. P. J. C. 8COTT, Sets-. DURANT OOMMANDRT No. 81 K.I Regular conclave, second aad fourth Tuesdays of each Month. Vis itors welcome. J. D. HICKMAN, B. O. J. C. BCOTT, Recorder DURANT CHAFTJB No. 17 O. B. 8L. Regular macttagu tm Batwdar oight on or before the fall 'M j. act each most. Visitors wetoSaM.1 MRS. M. GRAY, W. JaV MRS. V. M. COLB, aMfc. .M SatJ&jBBBBBBBBBBBBa! I gSBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBl yilEO, UrLaaaaaaaaaaaal 1 jgtasaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBaW "Plays Any Record You Say in a 'Natural-Toned Way" The Phonograph You Want MUST be artistic and graceful in appearance substantially made super finished. Besides that it must.ron der your favorite selection so naturally that you can feel the human thrill of its performance. Olympic is that phonograph because, in built, are so many im proved refinements of scientific construction, that its "finer-tone-qualities" are easily and decisively recogniz ed. A Demonstration of its wonderful Performance will bo A Revelation and a Surprise to yoa. ENJOY IT WHILE YOU PAY FOR IT Vhe DURANT BOOK STORE Stationery nnd Office Supplies 204 West Main 'Phone 699 Condensed Statement of the Condition of The Durant National Bank DURANT, OKLAHOMA At The Clove of Business December .'II, 1121 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts $800,427.80 U.S. Bonds to Secure Circulation 100,000 00 Stocks, Konds and Securities .. '.(0,471.74 Banking House and Fixtures .. 38,109.17 Other Heal Estate 20,950.50 Redemption Fund 5,00000 CASH: In Vault .-.-$ 83,318.40 With Hanks.. 205,202.59 Hills of Ex- chnnire 140,542.78 495,063-83 Total $1,559,023.04 LIABILITIES Capital Stock S 100,000 00 Surplus Fund 100,000.00 Undivided 1'rofits, Net 0,41060 Rediscounts with Federal Reserve Banks 190,908.71 Circulation 97,600 00 DEPOSITS: Individual . .$958,520.01 Hanks 99,577.60 1 ,058.097.67 Total $1,559,023.04 The above Statement is Correct, M. W. FITZGERALD, Cashier. K 1 '.Jl. '0mwmmtim,mlLIyKMtii AMufimf"