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r m I iii PLANS SUGRRSTEO TO Kl'KNISH EMPI.OYMEXT Stati- l.nbor ComniNsiiiiuT Claude Connally has outlined plans which he say will innteiinlly tcilucf unemploy ment in Oklahoma There should lie a hniiie-to-hoUM.' canvass under iliieetion of the chief of police to lotnpel householder- to Tcmove luhhish and (oinhustihle ma terial fiuni their preinise This would cieate many "sliott join." and give employment to a number of person, even though it he Miinil In rder to eariy out -uch a pioKiam it is MitRReoted that women lub could help in plaeint; people in this kind of work Contractors .should try to jtive emidoyment to those livinc in the city and having de pendents. If possible one or two men in each family should be given work. Survey of membership of churches asking each to privide woik, such s repairing houses, painting, gar dening and cleaning might he made with success. Formation of clubs of citizens, each one pledged to con struct a dwelling house, which would furnish work and also re lieve the house shortage. The call ing together of employers and re questing each to increase number I employes by at least one more and as many more as possible All these are plans suggested by the State Labor Commission which, in his. opinion, would greatly relieve the situation. TUB DPMATp Wmnri v ttnw FRIDAY, JANUARY 13. id WANTS RAILROAD TO PAY 10,000 FOR LOST EYE 'ONE KILLED. POUR HURT 'SUNDAY SCHOOLS SHOW ! IN MONDAY GUN BATTLE REMARKABLE PROGRESS BAYS KENBFICK WANTS ROAD Kenefick people are very much disappointed that their town has not been included on any of the hard surfaced highways. And we think they have a right to be sore about it. No town any where ever voted more unanimously for road bonds than did these people and they are in a rich country so are entitled to consideration on the road building projects. The Herald has not lost hope yet that the rood from Kene fick to Cade will be built. Then rery town in the county will be pretty well connected. Caddo Herald. Charley Gaines llcges Emplojee Threw Coal At Him. A suit has been filed in the dis liit Killit heie the past week where in ( hailey Gaines seeks to lecover the sum of $1(1,1100 fiom the MN oini. Kansas A: Texas Railway Company for the loss of an eve al- leged to base resulted from injuiy 'u.stained while in the company's employee Gaines petition alleges that on November . I'.'Jlt, he was loading coal into a tar near Caddo, when he was stunk in the left eye by a lump of rual thtown by another employee of the iiimpany and as a lesult the sight of the eye was destroyed. He minis S10.000 for damages, medical attention and time lost from work. The plaintiff is repicsentcd bv Hatehett & .Scruple UtDMORK TO VOTE IIONDS The Ardmore city commissioners are calling a special election to vote on issuing $340,000 of city bonds. Of the amount $300,000 is desired to im prove the water .system and $40,000 for a market place. Okmulgee Police Fired On By Auto- Preparation Being Made For State mobile Bandits Convention At Tulsa One suppo'cd automobile bandit was killed, two others and two po litemen wounded in a gun battle in the heart of Okmulgee at thiee o'clock Monday morning. The dead man is .Jimmy Kaxton of TuNa. I I'olUcmcu Laumuie and Kpaulding 'wi'ie -unitini; f,,i a yegg paity when they stopped to ine tigate they wen filed on fiom within, both being wounded in the leg- In the ie-ulting melee they killed one man and wound ed two, while two others e-caped The car v. a- found to contain a iiantit of t'iuai m- mid ammuni tion. ! .ll'DGK OWKN ANNOUNCES I Judge Thomas II. Owen foimeily a member of the Supieme Court of Oklahoma, the past week announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Oklaho ma. The announcement had been ex pected for some time It is said that Judge Owen has the backing of Judge It. L. Williams and former Senator Gore. Just a few years ago, there were about twenty organized Sunday Schools in the whole of Biyan county, the towns included, and the avetage estimated attendance was between fifteeii-hundied and two-thousand per week. Duiing these most iccent years a small band of earnest men and women have been quietly organ izing moie and more Sunday Schools in the county and fiuining the whole into a lounty oigani.ation The work ha borne much fiuit. for today theie ate eighty odd schools, with fifteen-thousand interested members and a rousing helpful county con vention is held once every year. To make the wuik more intimate locally, the county hus been divided into nine districts, each of .which holds its own district meeting. Four of the districts have held conventions I during the past fall and the other five will do so in the spring Just at this time, however, the county and district officers are bend- i ing their energies toward making the State convention, to he held at TuIkii in March, a big success, selecting delegates so forth. County Secretary ('. W. Brown is asking the earnest eoopeiation of all worker to that end. It is partlcuhuly neces ay. Mr tlrnurn kiij ttint oil a..L ..... j, ...uv UI, HieinDerg j u ci once mat meir own pie me organization are paid. Maybe De Valera's ambition 1 ply to be different. Durant Meat Mark! mortem laartttt frie,' ram ror oawie ana g A. W. MASON, Pt HI So. Sec. DR. W. M. K. CHATTLE Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Office over Kimbriel'a Drug Store Associated with Drs. Colwick & Colwick, Memorial Hospital, Durant, Oklahoma. WE'VE MOVED To li'-w and better quarters in Stand formerly occu pied by the Jenkins Dry Goods Company on North Third. KKMF.iMI'KK: Insurance is the only way. Be pro tected it costs but little. SALMON & GILSTRAP DURANT, OKLA. Telephone 22 120 N. Third K. For men who give real thought to tire buying NOTE these special fea tures of the McCloren Autocrat Cord Tire features which promote extra long life and much greater mileage. 1. The tread is massive, with weight properly distributed from bead to bead. This means uniform wear. 2. TheMcClaren "Mileage Strip" a wide, continuous strip of solid ruhlwr running through the cculir of the tread and entirely around the tire bears the load and takes the shock. This means long life- more miles. 3. The Double Crip Croove is a positive non-skid feature. It prevents skid wear. 4. Side walls are doubly re inforced. This cuts down curb chafing and rut wear. 5. The tire ns a whole is extra oversize. Come in and let us show you the McClarcn Autocrat Cord. Let us tell you in detail how these remarkable features will give you long life and low mileage cost per tire. It will be time well spent. tttCIat&n AutocratCord tf" T'GSl Sold by DUHANT TIRE AND SUTPLT COMPANY Durant, Oklahoma. Phone No. D 423 Y. Main if I 0 fAiiK BEGINNING FRIDAY, JAN. IN THIRTEEN Progressive Towns in Texas and Oklahoma Hofltfaifij-s M$ht aw fftp fin SrnfJm VB e J mj3 iSCi W M x. I ' w JIP& M P A. N Y .M JBMHMBBflM Will II nBXmmmMrAV irrr.TwEMz,j 5A H o .in DURANT, OKLAHOMA 1 TEXAS ORGANIZATION for Nearly a Quarter of a Century i JANUARY "CLEAN UP" -VALUE GIVING WITH A PURPOSE Value Giving at this store is not merely an attraction to command the attention of the buying public Value-Giving here has a purpose a purpose based on the principles gov-, erning good business. When this store makes an announcement con cerning extraordinary value-giving it has a definite, specific, purpose in so doing and such announcements, at all times, reveal the mindfulness of this store as to the wants and needs and interests of those we serve. No better illustration of the "purpose" of this stores Value-Giving could be given you than our January Clean Up event beginning Friday, January 13th. -THIS, A REMARKABLE EVENT Remarkable indeed is it, that this Perkins "January Clean Up" features far more complete assortment s than is usually the case at this season of the year. This .ve attribute to the greatly increased volume of business this store enjr cd through out the month of December of the year just closed, which v:is decidedly in excess of the business done in the same period one year ago. This con dition is certainly very pleasing to us for it is significant of the constant development year by year of the Perkins store as a prime factor in the dis tribution of merchandise in this section and renews our determination to prove OURSELVES, OUR STORE, ITS SERVICE, ITS WARES and ITS VALUES, equal to the responsibilities of performing greater things of in terest to those we serve. Again we remind you of the unusual buying privi leges that are accorded you in our present JANUARY "CLEAN UP" Event and urge you to visit our store at your earliest convenience.