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The Durant Weekly News "vol I MB XXV BOWLES CASES TO COME UP MONDAY I IIIIW.l I! I LIJUSIJUW W MAW I JUI"" ... ..., irPITSATtnNS i.VD J.MIIKZZLEMENT CHARGE A(i.IN.T MAYOR. On ,,Cxt Monday. April 24. the to cm "I jury accusations and tho JLer... JUiy indictment against we .." ...... r..t ...!it H I' IfOWIUS Ui 1-.UIUIH. win , i he.iimg in the district Mas Hi" come ' cour Tin' Cour cs-c Mr offu Jud? for no' jcr ly, & i bezziuu U'u ing anu J Mice of the Supreme . (.pointed Judge B. G. Marietta to hear the was suspended from i del i-i-ued by District i) Friday. March 10. letuming of accu a iic in.i or by the grand i citations were, bricf- l .it uises him of era i $818.50. 1 anuses him of refus i.l' to file with the city AnV. .i nn.nthly statement of fines lewd .iiid ollected by him as requir ed b w for the months of May. 1921 to February 1022 Inclusive. Cojh? No 3 accuses him remitting lines a e-ed in seventeen cases, without authority of the city coun cil. Count No 1 accuses him of using 10 collided by him as a fine with which to purchase bedding. Count No ." accuses him of using $11 collected by him as fine for the purchase of a stove and blankets. On thi -nine day, the grand jury returned m indictment against Mr. Bowles, charging him with the cm bezzlen nn of $818.50 of the "city's find- Hi immediately made bond and .i i .lewd. The a uitinn upon which he was temp'iiaul suspended from office are in the natuie of a civil proceed ing If the accusations are sustain ed hef.in 'In jur' his removal from office wil' be made permanent. Tin embezzlement charge is a crim inal thnrgv. His attorneys. Utter baci i Mac Donald have filed a de murrer to the indictment and this will be hiard Monday. ARDMOUi: WINS WITH FIFTY-FIVE POINTS Antler- Carrie- Off Honors In Class It Of Rig Meet Scoring " points Ardmore high school won the class A meet of the thirteenth annual southeastern Okla homa inter high school meet here Saturday. Hugo high chool scored 40 points, finishing second. The Durant team finished thud with 20 points. Mc Alester was in fourth place with 1 points. Antlers won the class B meet by registering 20 points. Soper high ichool was second making a total of 1" points, Idabcl. third, with 15 points, Madill 14 points, Atoka 12 points rt Tow son 10 points. Manns villc 10 points, Boswcll 7 points, Kiowa G points, Healdton 5 points od Burneyville 1 point. Wilhngham of Ardmore won all round honors, scorintr 21 noints for his team in class A. Taylor of Soper naae the most scores for his team of any individual in class B. the 17 points credited to Soper were made by hm. Olui A. 100 nt I)n,h Willlnijham, Ardmore, Si'i 'L' ""R" wcond. Eastland, Hugo, "M tlla' 10 2 1 seconds nln Tiimp Clan A Hlbson, Dnrant, "rt Fin rdmon second: Pierce, aom thnl Instance 5 feet 10 Inches, HsH Mile--Hughes, lluifo. first; Flnloy, Jrdmore terond, Pierce, Hugo, third Time !??!" "" "ftonds 180 Ur I High Hnrdlei Ferguion, Hmo fir, Griffith, Hugo, and Compton, C? "i!1 f,r econd. Time IB eecondi Mint Put !.... .-j i . rum. ". Dor,M second, Fields, McAlester, third. . . "' incnes. fi. V"1 Dh Wllllngham, Ardmore, VT, f 2,,Mln Hugo, second; Bennett, sr, , "" lime 23 2-b seconds. i ,VU" Clbson, Dnrant, first. Ham .,. '." i"d: Story, Durnt third. Wi'ire 10 fet 4 Inches. ;'' no Halllday, Ardmore, first; Sin ' ,""1:n. second; Flnley. Ardmore, iSnv '":"' mlnntes 8 second. fini i LlH I'ow Hardies Eastland, Hugo, n?n ."? D"t. nd 8ulllo. Ard ."'. for econd Time 29 iwondj. fW?i. 0oP 'Wllllnghm, Ardmore, smi ""i Ardmore, second; Fergu gJI'cKo third. Distance 19 feet 11 flmf' ," nh Wllllngham, Ardmore, lrdmr.Brow?. Ardmore, first; Slough. -$s,Mfe Da"nt- ,h,r4 ". toITdAr,lm"' flrli Hr, 00n,i Du' BSiT?Jdu ,Dk Tiylo'r, Boper. first: Hill it?.? 'o"ds. Wiooi lri?,l,0, Antler, flrit; Vn JJWXil. MadUl, second; Idel. BurneyTllle. fflrk ia' 2 lBt 21 .econd. VJJJ JompLoyi Klow. firt: Tueker flrit t?i, niS HrtUt Nettles, Idbl. Bkei pLfU,h,rd--Tlm 1 eondi. ffl .trl M?nB,TU1uri Nelson, WslarM 0.nd: .'i"' Boiwttl, third. Mo.r.i8 Uet.5 Inches. nw- riJi. Dl HBddlton, Heldton, Ul ,tJP"Ti BOP". eond; Brown, Id- Mu. d vP 35 eonds. J"' B" BerryUU. Antlsrs, flrtt; 0r- DURANT, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY. APRIL 21, 1J22 W. B. MORRISON IS AGAIN HEAD OF O. P. COLLEGE NUMBER SIXTEEN Board i'lunx To Completely Equip BuildingH For Next Term At a meeting of the board of the Oklahoma Presbyterian College for girls, held In Durant this wppIc. Tir W. B. Morrison was chosen as presi dent, 01 ine institution for the ensu ing year, to succeed Dr. E. H. Lyle, Who has headed the nrfinnl thn -n,r. years past. Dr. Morrison was presl- uem 01 tnc scnool for some nine yeais, but resigned to go into private business. He now turns his hnainnos over to his partner, W. H. Wright, to resume educational work. The Board also voted to nyiwml .something in the neighborhood of ?5,000 on better equipment for the school. The improvements will in clude improving the heating plant to better hetve both buildings and the completion of furnishing the now building. The members of the Board attend ing the meeting were. Dr. S. L. Mor ris. Atlanta, Ga; A. N. Leccraft. Ok lahoma City: Rev. S. L. Hocran. Gotebo. Oklahoma; Dr. Erskine Bran ny, Antlers; Kibb Warren, Shawnee; A. H. Ferguson. W. B. Morrison, E. Hotchkin and Frank Lewis, Durant TRADES DAY WILL LEECRAFT NOT TO MELLON PREDICTS A HUGE DEFICIT FOR YEAR 1923 BEHELD0NMAY2 BE A CANDIDATEiu',1"li'.7.I"S.u',,!"rf A LOT OF PREMIUMS TO BE OF FERED ON VARIOUS KINDS OF EXHIBITS OF FARM PRODUCTS. i A deficit of $500,000,000 for the STATE TREASURER SAYS THEREifiscal year 1923 is Predicted by Scc LS PLENTY OF GOOD GUBER- retary f the Treasury Mellon. NATORIAL TIMBER IN tiir The income of the Federal Gov- FIELD ALREADY entment during the year will fall HOME DESTROYED BY FIRE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING Fire early Wednesday morning al most totally destroyed a house owned by Mrs. Geo. Walker, at 216 East Main Street. The house was occupied by Roy Gould, who had two light housekeeping rooms, and T. H. Dor- sey. in the other three rooms. Practi cally all the furniture of both was destroyed. The fire, which was started from an exploding oil stove in the rooms occupied by Mr. Gould, spread rap idly over the house, and the family of Mr. Dorsey had to flee from their blazing rooms in their night clothes. Mr. Dorsey had gone to work, and Mr. and Mrs. Gould were eating breakfast. The loss on the house is about $1,500. Mr. Dorsey lost furniture valued at $1,000, unin sured. Otto Chapman, who owned the furniture in the other rooms valued at $000, had no insurance. The Retail division of the Chamber of Commerce is now perfecting its pla.ns to make May 2, the biggest trades day, minature county fair and market day. ever held in Durant. and a large display announcement of the plans is to be found on the fifth page of this edition of the Ncwm. Ah is usual on such days the coun try people are asked to bring in any and ever thing they may wish to t-ell, and the town folks ate being urged to go to niaiket .squoic and provide a maikct for tho pnAWts. On former days of the kind, products offered have been quickly hold, to both the satisfaction of the seller and the buy er. The free service-, of an auc tioneer will be provided as on former days. In the little county fair, first and .second premiums will be offered on .he following general classes of ex hibits: Duroc-Jersey and Poland China hogs, seven classes for each kind of hog, and on seven breeds of poultry, with three separate classes for each breed. All hogs to be entered for the premiums must be entered on or be fore, Saturday April 20. All exhibits must be in their places by eleven o'clock of trades day morning. Next week the committee plans to publish in these columns, the com plete premium list for each class. INQUIRING INTO BERTRAM DEATH short by that amount of meeting the A. N. Leecraft. State Treasurer. ' dcmantls of tho Treasury, Mellon was here Tuesday attending a meet- ha3 mformwl Chairman McCumbcr inc of thp linnni nt rn(o0 f tho ' ot the Senate Finance Committee Oklahoma Piesbyterian College, of and Chairman Fordney of the House wuch lie i secretary. When asked ," ",lu olvum """muiee. if he was going to be a candidate for' Mellon ventuies nn opinion as to Governor he said that ho felt that how this huge dificit should he met it was his duty to give his time to As recently pointed out, however, the office of State Tieasurer. which opinion is gaining some ground in ro ll" is now filling, and that there wa- spoiiiiblc quarter- that imposition of .so much good matctial already an- new taxes may be necessary. The nouiiud that he avv no icason for Government's income has shrunk ma running, teiially; cxpcndiluies have not declin Wlule heie he went to Colbert, his -'" hi equal propoitions. So if the h.ine town, to attend to some matters , buJCCt is to be balanced, it will have of piivate business, bcfoie return- to bo through new taxation- ing to the capital. , GIRL SUSTAINS CUTS AND GOLDEN CONTEMPT CASE BRUISES IN CAR SMASH TO BE HEARD ON FRIDAY ,., T "T,,,. . . J Miss Margrct Griffin sustained Ira fiolden Made Bond For Carrying several more or loss serious cuts nnd Pistol In Court Room bruises about the head and arms, in a tear smash up at Main and Third avenue, at three o'clock Tuesday af- COURT OFFICERS EXAMINE MANY BOKCHITO WITNESSES BUT FIND INSUFFICIENT EVI DENCE TO CHARGE CRIME. WILLIAM SCHOONOVER IS REPORTED SERIOUSLY ILL On Fiidny of this week, the case of Iia Golden charged with carrying a pistol in a court of justice, will be heard before Judge March. Golden will be represented by attorneys Utterback & MacDonald at the hear ing. Golden was disanned in the district court room last Friday morning, as he sat just behind the prosecuting attorney who was trying a case. At the time, the jury was out on the case ternoon. She with Miss Francile Colbert, and two other young women were driving east on Main in Miss Colbert's Ford sedan. A Ford truck owned by the Womack Construction Company and driven by W. G. Mc Bride endeavored to make the turn at tho same intersection before the other car had gotten past, and crashed into the side of the sedan. Tho injured young womnn was hurled head long through the glass front Rev. and Mrs. Chas. M. Schoonover left early this week for Dallas, with their youngest son, William, whom1 they are having examined by spec ialists. The lad has been in poor health for some time and did not seem to improve. It is reported that the child is affected with heart' trouble. I of lias brother. Mordecia Golden, when the injuries wcie sustain chaiged with the murder of Tom i cd. None of the other occupants Craighead. iwere hurt. Tho most serious wound After Ira Golden, was disarmed, he I consisted of a deep gash on the left was led before the court, who or- temple and tho almost severing of the dercd him placed in jail. Shortly af- "hl ,ittle finKer from the hand terward he made bond of $300 in 'The car was badly smashed. Justice Archibald's court. The driver of the truck admitted The hearing is to determine jt0 policeman George Tomlin that he whether or not Golden is in contempt ,was at fault. of court. Should the Court hold him ' Tho attending physician said that in contempt, tho Court fixes his i at last reports the young lady was punishment. lecovering rapidly. (Continued on page fbe.) COMING TO DURANT :-:The World's Qreatest Singer :-: MADAME ERNESTINE SCHUMANN-HEINK Thursday Evening, Jlpril 27th Stellar Attraction of Durant's First Annual mng tM,usic Festival Starting Sunday, April 23rd Seven Big Days 1 5 Tremendously Big Programs Including &esper Organ Recital. Chorus of 500 School Children 'Durant Municipal Band Concert tcUhe cftCessiah" by Municipal Chorus Madame Ernestine Schumann-Heink TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT DURANT CHAMBER rf COMMERCE DURANT, OKLA. SEASON TICKETS) PHONE OR WRITE ( Schumann - Heink Jldults . . . $3.50 for Lower Floor . $3.00 Children . . $2.50) T&SERVATIONS Balcony . . . $2.00 SEASON TICKETS ADMIT TO ALL PROGRAMS INCLUDING SCHUMANN-HEINK Ever since the finding of the dead body of Cody Bertram irr the ruins of tho burned Bnnkhead Garage at Bofc chlto on Sunday morning, March 26, the people of the town of Bokchlto and community have believed tho oting man was the victim of n mur deter and theiu was much evidence pointing to the fact that oung Ber ti.ini had been killed, taken to the garage and the building fited Some folks vveie plain enough in I their talk and expiession of their opinions to make it appear that the blame might possibly be located If J propci ly inquited into. I Consequently several officials held I a lengthy investigation on the sub ject at Bokchito Monday of this week. The offiiers participating in the In quiry were District Judge March. County Attorney Phillips, Sheriff Taylot, Deputy Sheriff Ben, Risner of Bennington, Town Marshall W. C. Patty of Bokchito and Mayor S. E. Lovelace of Bokchito. During the day's investigatioin. a great number of pcoplo believed to know something, were called before the officers and closely questioned, but the day's investigation was in vain, for nothing was divulged that produced sufficient evidence to war rant the arrest of any persons, al though several persons were under suspicion. The iiivestigntiou did however, 'biing one alleged law violator into I the couit's hopper, namely. Wos Wil liams, chaiged with the manufacture 'and sule of whisky. He was arrested and placed in jail, but released on bond Wednesday of thN week. The at tost came about in this way. 1 Buck Tinsley, called to the stand, was said to be thoroughly diunk. Ques I tioned by Judge March he said he got his booze nt home. Having , locked him up temporal ily, officers .went to his house, whuieupon Mrs. I Tinsley pointed out the place where she said the whisky was made and sold to hei hiisbarftl. Further search disc-oveti'd a still mid Williams, as ubove stated. LARGE DE MOLAY CLASS INITIATED ON SATURDAY 1 Sixt-Scen Bo- Given Work By Mc I Alesler Degree Team I Sist.v -seven boys of Durant and IBiyan county vveie given the work of I the order of Do Malay hero last Sat 1 in day night, the woik being put on in the auditorium of the State Teachers' College and instituted by the McAl ' ester degiee team. 1 The order of I)e Molay is fostered I by the Durant Commandery of Knights Templars, nnd has mnde an are being organized very rapidly all excellent start. De Molay chapters over the United States. , 'tin 1,'i.u. InMriK tin tleKrpH uirr Ku i ni Vlhiii J,iwt4 Vrinnlritiii; Willi, r Lewis Vimtln, Itulnrt Hint) Winilill II Ilriud riik Hurl II llminliiiik, CMiff.ir.1 llslrd. Ilillii CIimhiIiiiiiI .tiiiiim Hum t'n.i kott, .!rr Trunk !.ioii ('Mile FlnnitiK Cluwer, 'lui. I'll, k. ttuiiiiiinil II Colli. Frank Clay ton, Paul I) Ciimplinll Virgil Currlii, At liert ChpRriut ltu) I, Dfnt'.u tlborga Dona Inn I.IIIHIMIIH I in Mi:" 'Ilm. I lirlvir. Mailer luff, i III mil s Main, IK.ur KunUlnf, John Fletcher, Sum Farmnr, I'ntil (lo.iitaan, Iitiwrfiisc (1, Oramtoy Carney (Irnzorj, VWnriill IIhitii.iiIA fnleiium Mil. Hwart tlarrall, Raymond Hill, Wlllmifhbjr John son, J Frank Lively, Wilson Lewis. Ed wnrl Lyh, lEnitilulph MrCurtitln, (llynn IttOahtr, Ooorgt L. Malone, Lloyd Man ning, fipoalra Manning, Dennis Moor. .luitiHrt V1rriMin I'onnlil Miirnlinll, Krvln May I). Oscar Nail. Jr. Homer Ownby, H. D. Prtwltt, Jr, Henry Turner Pace, Vernon I'uti. II. nn. .n II I'niliciil, U J. Powell, Dan Reynolds, Ted Theodore Itlchey, Isaao Newton Iteed, Serge Shull. H. K. Street, lien .Sandera Claude Hleiihonson Thomai ( Sexton, Karl Sparks, Joe Hesree, Elmo Townsend. Ilrennan Witt, Jamea Robert Wil liiniis liilin WralM Webb The officers of the chapter are as follows: , M. C. Landless Shannon; S. C, Don ald Marshall; J. C. Jus. Morris; 8. D Coleman Hayes; J. D Geo, Ma lone; S. S Claud Stephenson; J. S., Willoughby Johnson; M Brennan Witt., Chop.. Thad Driver; Scr., Billy Cleaveland; Tre Serge Shull; Ah, S. E. Street; S. B., Wendell Ha good. ' Preceptors: 1, Jewel Hicks; 2, Clifford Balrd; 3. Milton Ctine; 4. Panl Goodman; 6, Frank Clayton; 6. Bobt. Beaty; 7. Oscar Fountaine; SemUnsl, Tom Stxton. Impersonator of De Molay Harry KimbrUl. Pianist Earl Sparks. Tuesday evening of this week at the College auditorium the formal In stallation of the new new Do Molays was held, and an Impressive program rendered. Prior to the installation an elegant banquet was served at the cafateria by the Eastern Star ladles, which was attended by more than two hun dred Mastns and De Molay boys.