Diirtnlitr Appointed To Po-
r ur. .....l-.Ylnn Tn Office
.hint, son oi ur. w. u.
iity. a Durnnt raised
ii Attorney General of
,',. filed for the Demo
' ion for the office. In
i ,L announcement, Mr.
TnE Durant Weekly News
NATIONS PLAN TO USE GAS
IN SPITE OF CONFERENCE
.meincnt of my candi-
n -omewhat delayed by
i t.tricd and multitudi-
1 ,iy office. Immodiate-
nointmcnt to the head
. n which I have served
I was confronted with
, .mums, investigations
.mil prosecutions ex-
nrliout the state. I
utlc time to think of
teiest and no time to
incumbent upon the
, . ,1 of this great State
, mportant to the citizen-
tauirc. Only those who
m .ontnet. cither directly
v with the nttorncy gen-
. an appreciate me kicui.
iand mailt upon mis Druncn oi
state pernmeni. i uiu ur
ied to complete me lerm.ui unite x
kM in 11 laiimui ucriuuuuim;
mv duties even It It requires urn.
. .. l.a.,..n n VAaAlalMntl
icnficc my cimm-w x -;-"
ould rather serve one partial term
than to --I'rve several terms ii-
'May 1 nmind those of you whoso
-mal aeiiuaintance I do not now
Ioy, that 1 have lived in Oklahoma
w vrnrs' During that time I
jre lued in various section of the
te. I attcnucu puunc otuuuis u
ant. where my latner now lives.
later attended the state univer
at Norman, from which institu-
, 1 graduated, going as a teacner
i the hii;hchool of Coalgate. and
kr to tht --tate normal school at
Jequuli, anI from there to weatn-
lord I wa- admitted to the bar
he, H12 anil began the practice
flan at o.ilgate, subsequently
Ivinc to Mabel, McCurtain county.
fprci'i' Imiiit'. 1 came to the oi-
. of tht a't'iint'V general as an a
tant in Pi'i ember, 1918. and have
n fam !i with the problems con-
rtmir tMi office since that date.
lam i!..tiy giateful for the en
iraiMiu ' that has come to me
linn 'uciiil-. tlirougnout uie siaie
loinc m efforts to discharge the
lie of ni office with diligence and
ehtv I hall be compelled to re-
larpeh uimn the tnrae generous
jport f my friend-, because of the
:t th;i' I wi'l not bo permitted to
e m it lit c to mane an active
Declaring that although the powers
at the recent arms conference had
placed "the ban of public condemna
tion" on gas warfare. Senator Borah,
Republican, Idaho, discussing the
army appropriation bill-Friday in the
senate assessed that representatives
of the United States and seven other
powers recently had conferred in
Washington with a view to extonding
gas warfare and "practically destroy
ing the result of the arm? conference."
MADE J.876 CARS IN ONE DAY
When Henry Ford's factory was
turning out 100 cars a day, Ford re
ports in his memoirs in McClure's
Magazine, the stockholders thought
he was going far enough. Ford d s
agreed and the dispute was so serious
there was talk of proceeding against
him legally. Last week he Ford
plant made a new record, turning out
4. 870 cars in one day and passing
the 0 million mark in number produced.
GRAND STAND AND CARS BURN
WHILE CROWDS WATCH GAME
The grand stand and brenehprs nf
the Wichita Falls, Texas baseball
club and fifty-one automobiles were
destroyed by firo last Saturday af
ternoon. The fire Btarted while the
bleachers and grand stand were
crowded with spectators at the game
which was in progress. The flames
spread rapidly, but the crowd filed
out in an orderly manner, only three
people sustaining injuries and none
of them serious. The fire started near
the main entrance blocking escape
from the quarter. . The burned auto
mobiles were parked thickly while
the owners watched the game and
none of them were saved.
BOYS DIES IN EFFORT TO
SAVE DROWNING GIRLS
Trying to save three eirls. who
had stepped off into deep water. Wal
ter Doyle and Harvey Parrish, 16 and
18, respectively, were drowned Sat
urday afternoon at Bird Creek lake,
nine mines from Tulsa, whero the
eighth grade of Lcwcll school was
celebrating their' graduation. Other
people rescued the three girls.
NO FREE SEED FOR FLOODED
AREAS OF THE SOUTH
IE si 11(101 LAND COMMISSION
lXTS Mil Til HALF OF RIVER
Tht OkUioma School Land Com
mon h.i pa-.ed a lesolution asking
i OMah ma delegation in Congress
'iik f .i the pa-snge of a bill
irn- i in outh half of the Keil
ur i.i il OUahomn.
utum urges that "inas-
Ich a Mi. imtlt half of the bed
IRtil 1! i- found to be property
'hi 1 id state- and is wholly
Bhir 1. muls of the State of
i- leMilveil that the
c e-sional delegation
uiti-mliiie in Con-
on wil h ("(int'io-
., tin. .State of OKla
half of the bed of1
"i any event to mi-
iitlils in Miid atea
'inn tax law of Ok-
l! I V HER WILL
II Mi I1KINE DRUM COUPS
ft-, f i iler, principal of l)u-
r' 1' - huol. left Tuesday for
1 for the bier Shriner'
"ur ' the Pacific coast.. Prof.
-ltr I the snppinl train of
Jtki. ' surincrs. While on the
P In convention, he will
id 'hi ii, ihfima fifp anil drum
nig of about thirty-five
-And Its Fresh
The hiutj about WILLnOlTE'S
pEAIi i that it K always fresh and
l'0 M,,( In.iiuc hill fvAali frnm
" -Mlh that delightful aroma
ha. iajs characterized it.
I An) tin,.. tnat Jour Grocer is out of
"MldlTE'S. call at the Bakery, 27
t Mt a strcet.
81,11 ' in a number of kites left.
""P m 'ucnty WILLHOITE wrap-
p i"l win mil receive one FREE.
nte Tried Always Used
Wll Ma'" 'Phone 237
AUTO SALES BREAK RECORD
During April, the railroads say
they hauled 30,200 cars of autos
from factories, breaking all records
for any one month. Since the gain
has been considerable and the auto
trade is expecting its busiest summer.
What would have happened if these
were good times?
LOWER INTEREST RATE
Effective June 1, the interest rate
charged on farm loans by Federal
Land Banks was cut to 5 per cent.
It was formerly G per cent. The sys
tem rciently floated bonds at 4hi
per cent, against a former rate of 5
per cent, and the rate was nccord
ingly reduced to borrowers.
CITY TRANSFER COMPANY
LONO DISTANCE HAUUKO
SUDDEN BAGGAGE SKItVICM
There will be no free seed for the
farmers whose crops were washed
away this spring in floods. The sub-
appropriation committee has refused
to report the Rhodes bill, which au
thorized the appropriation of 2,000,
000. Among the reasons advanced
for not reporting the bill were that
the season was too far advanced for
seed to do the farmers any good and
that the results of planting would be
THE GOVERNMENTS BUSINESS-
The ordinary receipts of the United'
States government for the month.- of.'
May were $200,000,000. but the- or
dinary expenditures were $238,000.
000, just $32,000,000 more. At thiir.
rate the government is running be
hind 384 millions of dollars a year..
Lewis & Matthews
First State Bank Bids.
unless you are protected with
Its the only way folks,
wait until its too late?
Marshall & Pendleton
109 N. 2nd Durant, Okie
we're ready with complete lines of summertime necessities In
clothes and good, dependable, furnishings. The big MAN'S
SECTION of v the Perkins store is a big store within itself mnd
s usual in everything is found that PERKINS combination ol
QUALITY and VALUE that has already established the Perkins
leadership in this community.
ready for your selection a great
QC assortment of real genuine, sum
" mertime, suits in light and dark
colors, Suits that are carefully tail-
ored. retaining their shape and fit-
ting real, unusual values at $11.85
in fact the best values in mnny sum-
mers .see them.
genuine Palm Beach clothes in the
popular medium light and all darker
colors these suits carry the same
--careful tailoring and designing as in
- the finer type wool suits. You in---stnntly
recognize the superior vnlue
--in these summertime Suits.
good, serviceable, summertime necessities
Union Suits Novelty Straw Hats ' Fine Dress Shirts
z if -
Large, roomy, athletic style Un
ion Suits, made of extra good
quality materials, one of our
feature values at per garment.
A real value in this athletic Un
ion Suit, we specially price at
$1.00. Made of very fine quality
checked dimity, perfectly made,
big roomy sizes.
A tailored Union Suit of sheer
light weight materials heavi
ly sewed on buttons, double
worked button holes cut ab
solutely true to size, featured
More than a score of styles in the NEW STRAWS for sum
mertime. Sennets and Ruff Strawi, in stiff straight and roll
tp 00 brims in natural white. We feature exceptional values at a
price range from $1.05 up to $3.03.
P I r
COM P;A, N V
Soft Cuff Shirts
New summery patterns in
choice quality percales and ma
dras, cut full size and perfectly
made are fentures found in
these Shirts that are seldom ob
tainable in Shirts at
Soft Cuff Shirts
The biggest $1.45 worth in a
high grade Dress Shirt. Fine
quality striped and fancy mad
ras, workmanship same as is
found in higher priced shirts.
Many choice patterns
Soft Cuff Shirts
Compare these $1.95 Shirts with
ordinary $2.50 values elsewhere.
They'ro the finest made at this
price. Choice patterns in fin
est madras. Very utmost In
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