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"P'vwJrII? The Durant Weekly News roU'ME XXV IXRMER IS BADLY HURT v a tiutiT j riinnican Sustains Serious Knife "3-Ea IPcr Delng Held IVndiiif! ivcsuu ui Tuunua. . .t ...tn1f nf wVinf. Ronniq tn hnvn Jn a drunken brawl growing out of lllCid poker gnme in room 14 of "Zr House, on South Thiid e '. about 3:30 o'clock Thursday ncm' , .in ty. ii. ST'lio'pitnl with serious knife l.HJ in 'the county jail to await ,hi Vilt f Flannigan's wountK Rith nu'ii air iiiiia ''h v" " nvhi'-i "'l ,th hnvc milies. "I. r ..e l.lin .Tim Kelrsev and flffu'i'r (ienrge Tomlin answered the '. .. I Vinw fnnnH n hroken fkiir and pools of blood in room 14, ,m! rlannigan, badly wounded, lying " ii i.r,u ctrnnt. some distance toni tlii- house, and farther search JKffiW'l 1'U IXJJJUl- uu ocimiu llUt. .. ... ..... .,4 The of fleers, wlin tuuiuy niiuiuc; Phillip, and Mayor Frost, were sift & tin- matter to tho bottom Thurs av morning and the officers' belief is that a poker game was in progress, that liper and Flannigan and others re drinking and gambling in room u of the Dvcr House, when n dis pute arose which led, to the fight in rtich Flannigan was cut. Who else 'u believed to have participated in the lunpo-cd game officers did not say. lot they have their suspicions and m following them up. Should Flannigan die of his wounds tor will doubtless be charged with murder, and should he recover, the tounty attorney will file a charge of isauit to murder. At the time this item was prepared it was thought Flannigan would probably recover. rOKMEIl GOVERNOR TRUCE 11EKK UIT1UUCK ZS111 Fnminr finvernor Leo Cruce has coiwntcd to make a lot of speeches our tin- State in behalf of the Dem- cratic State ticket, according to an nouncement today from State head-qsai'er- Governor Cruce will lie in Djrant on October 2t?th nnd will sneak a' 2 o'clock in the afternoon. A? 'h" 2'li comes on Saturday it is ex'v 'id that an immense crowd will turn n'ji t hear Oklahoma's second Go' inir, who is well known in the county STILL ANOTHER POM.. P. I,. Vuirny, who lives below Co lon .in the new highway, and whom e Know as "Uncle Bob" Murray hero n Hinnnt, rives us the result of poll on the Governor s race which re aj ho himself took on a Knty train between Denison nnd JlcAI ttrr Me says ho questioned every perMin eettinir on and off the train leHvcMn tho'e points and that he found 27 men and one woman propos es tn vote for Walton nnd that he found 88 men who said they were dins to vote for Fields. REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR SPEAKS. John Fields Drew Good Crowd on the Court House Lawn Wednesday Evening. John. Fields, Republican candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, spoke here Wednesday night at 8 o'clock on the lawn of the court house, where he was greeted by a surprisingly Inrge crowd, in view of the cool eve ning. Mr. Fields spoke at length on the issues of the day and endeavored to show his hearers why they should support him for Governor at the gen eral election November 7th. In the automobile party accom panying Mr. Fieldi were Judge Kel ley of Madill, candidate for district judge; Dr. McWilliams of Miami, can didate for corporation commissioner, nnd Mr. Paige, candidate for state treasurer. The party spent the day in Durant visiting among the business people of the city. UT1CA FARMER GETS TOP PRICE FOR HIS COTTON. A. T. Patterson of Utica Tuesday received the highest price received for cotton on the local market in some time. It vas a bale of Acala long staple cotton, for which Mr. Pat terson received 22 1-4 cents per pound. Common cotton sold on the market at from 20 1-2 to 21 1-2 ;ents. Mr. Patterson had 25 acres of Acala cotton this year, on which he made five bales. He received a pre mium for every bale he sold on the local market. This is only one of the numerous examples of the advan tages of long staple cotton raised in 'his county. It makes just as good a yield as any cotton and brings a bet ter price. METHODIST WOMEN TO HOLD A FLOWER SHOW. DURANT, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1922 CLEARING SITE FOR NEW CHURCH NUMBER FORTY-ONE. The Women's Missionary Society if the Methodist Church is to hold an innual flower show here October 19, 10 nnd 21, at which prizes ranging from CO cents to $1.50 will be offered for the best exhibits. The articles to e shown include many varieties of flowers and pot plants, cake, bread, lies, candies nnd needle work. Many women are showing an interest in the 'nrthcominjr show and splendid "ex 'libits are expected. DENISON CONTINUES UNDER .MARTIAL LAW, MRS. FITE SPEAKS HERE. The announcement is made that Mrs. U ,F. Fite. a well known Dem- tra'ic worker, will deliver an address Wre Fridnv afternoon nt tho court lou'c at 3:30 o'clock. The purpose of ine aiiclrcss is to interest the women in the Democratic party. Mrs. Fite i mi chairman of the Democratic S'a'e Central Committee and is tour aipr this part of the State in the in terest nf the ticket. She sneaks nlso t r-idiln at 7.30 p. m. Fridny, nnd on Sat'Tdny she spenks nt Bennington at 3 p. m. and at Bokchito at 7:30 P. m TERRELL WINS AGAIN. 'i"I was received here Thursday noon t '--it the fine Duroc-.Torcy boar of r. ('. Terrell was awarded first jip'1. m ti, s.-cnjor yearling class at tr T -a State Fair at Dallas Wed- Ti n ell's boar competed with a"' Mio for the grand rhamnion-N-.i'i 'I.,, vinner goin? to the Texas ' ' " (-. ay that tkc -)ccla nn ri n lmv ,.jntr jn a jjifj niajor- ' .""i the Durant bmr for J' -n ion, nnd that the judge'' ' oi-i'irr the Texas hog was ' '' hisses. 1 i.'hpr inizps weio won b" '"' "''wing-i, details of which i.l ) r.von next week. OKLM'OMA CITY COLLEGE U Ol'THEASTERN, OCT. 13Tn Tin. -tudcnts nnd supporters of mhenstern Teachers College will We tlu.ir first opportunity to see l"Hr tt .'im In lAM r.-1-l t ... " tii;tiuii uu j'nuuy ui '"' ick when the eleven, called the G0ID rmnc rti.1.1. m... r n jw, iuiii uniauuiuu vviiy Ullrgf. uill nl... !.- o . p.; "" l"- oavaura ui Ir . -"-hi on region riem. xne eani and the Savages are cxpect 1 "put out" all they have on that '")' fruiMi nu i iii i I -j .. iji.ii ia capucuiuy nnxioua tt "us game, ana Pep LarJcr, ""lOurrhtiw Ti -,i il Stcdf. I """". urges an inc tern and suPPrter3 of Southcas- to H'e the game and give all the "pport you can to the team. Ari-n u n.i". . ... . .... in i, , , '" nmomia tiled a petltlin, Ijj, 'uptcy lat week, givlnt M.1 hv ,nt S301,R.10 332J12IW).10.1 rPP , " borrowed 8100 in 107 of 10 0- ' Per month interest. Tlia".s. f'-d t v m' tlle credttors would bo si i',00 t!le bankrupt settle ut ' cents on the dollar. "Martial law will be maintained in Denison indefinitely and a sufficient force will be maintained to enforce "it; t cannot say at this time when mar tial law will be lifted." Governor Neff ieclarcd there Monday, af'er a sur vey nf local railroad shop strike conditions. AFTER THE PREMIER. They are after the goat of David Lloyd-George, British Premier, it seems. Five million workers of the joint trades council are demanding that he resign his post and face the general election. Methodist Men and Women Show f heir Energy by Clearing Away Debris Dinner on Ground. The Methodist people of Durant are entitled to their new church building, and if they continue to dis play the same energy nnd will to get it as they displayed Thursday, they will get it and on time. too. In response to a call for workers sent out by the pastor, Rev. J. G. Miller, some forty men responded at 8 o clock Thursday morning, repre senting bankers, lawyers, merchants, preachers, farmers and laborers, and got busy cleaning off the debris from the fire n year ago, preparatory to getting the site ready for tho new church home. Some score of the good women of the church likewise put in their appearance and prepared and 5crved to the workers nn excellent dinner on the ground. Forty men can accomplish a lo,t in a day and the site begins to look like something in stead of a pile of debris today. One of the men of the church found himself unable to help with the work on account of the press of his private affairs, but as a substitute sent his check for J8.30. If all the men of the church who did not np pcar for work had done as much, ac cording to Rev. Miller, a consider ably enlarged building fund would be the result. Work on the new church will com mence immediately after the pastor returns from conference November 15th. According to the announce ment made today, there will be "no contract, but the construction will Jjo begun on plans nlready accepted, as drawn by Architect Jewell Hicks, and the construction will be supervised by Mr. Hicns, the work being paid for as It progresses. The plans call for a magnificent structure to cost more than $100,000, which, when finished, will be among tho Southwcst's finest houses of wor ship. KATY NIGHT TRAINS TO CAPITAL RUNNING. MAKING NEW TOP ON OLD PAVING STATE TO VOTE UPON SOLDIER BONUS NOV. 7. Travelers Between Here and Okla homa City Can Now Connect. City Doing Work With Own Machin ery Under .Direction of Water Superintendent Pcrkinson. , The work of resurfacing the dilap idated paving on North Second ave nue, between Evergreen and Pine streets, is now in progress under the supervision of Wnter Superintendent . H. Pcrkinson, who hopes to pro duce a brand new paved street out of the mess that once was navinp. Tho work is being done by the city with its own machinery and with local la- Dor, oniy tne material used being im ported. In sixty davs or less it ia hoped to hnve the work completed, when the street should boast of a better paving than was originally laid by the original contractors. The first work done is the filling of the holes with rock, followed by a too of asphalt and later rolled with pebbles. After this is comnleted he will cover the entire surface with a fine grade of "chat," followed by a heavy coat of asphalt. Some who have seen the street now are under the belief that the work has been completed when the holes are filled up, but that is merely preliminary and only the starting. Tho pavement was laid some ten years ago by a paving firm known as Swateck & Parker. The pavement was worse than a joke and was worse than worn out in a few years, and it was a bitter pill for property owners on the street to be obliged to con tinue paying annual taxes on im provements long worn out. Through scmebody's official neglect, suit was not brought on the contractors' main tenance bond until it had expired, and tho property owners were "stuck." The street has been well nigh im passible for years, so deep and num erous iwere the holes in the alleged pavement, and its resurfacing will be a great benefit to the people living on the street and to the public in general. Proposal Is $50 for Every .Month's Service to Be Paid by Tax on Business. MAD DOG SCARE HERE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. Small Cur Killed After Snauping Five Children in West End. The night trains on the M.. K. & T. line between Oklahoma City and Atoka, discontinued in July because of the shop strike and restored to service temporarily to accommodate travel to the State Fair at Oklahoma City, will continue to operate reju-, larly as before the strike. , Tho M., K. & T. is making r.i.nid recovery from the effects of the strike and has now restored to serv ice practically all passenger tr.iin discontinued in July and is moving a heavier volume of freight traffic than was handled in October last year. Katy shop forces have now been re cruitcd to 90 per cent of normal, and while it will, of course, take several weeks to recover ground lost in the maintenance of power and equiqment, steady improvement in conditions' is. certain from this time forward. The west end of Durant had a mad dog scare which caused a lot of ex citement while it lasted Tuesday af ternoon and was only ended .when of ficers had chafed the animal over to near the Junior High School and killed him. The head was at once sent to the state laboratories for ex amination to determine whether or not he was mad. Tho dog, a small white cur, owned by O. R. l-'owler. v.n first seen com ing east on north side 6f Mam street out about Seventeenth avenue. Run ning through the front yards of the district the animal snapped every chi'd he came across, the victims re ported being two small children of J. R. Hannah, two children of E. W. Stewart and .the baby of Dial Currin. None of the children wore badly hurt. Others may have been bitten, but if so have not so reported. The bill initiated by J. C. Walton, Democratic candidate for Governor, to pay every Oklahoma veteran, of the World War n bonus of $50 for crey month in service, has been ap proved by Governor Robertson and will go on the ballot to be voted ution nt the general election November 7. Mr. Wnlton filed petitions signed by more than the required number of voters to have the question placed up on the ballot. Tax on the gross earnings of all public service corporations, banks, loan and trust companies, and for eign corporations, the latter based on the business done in the state, is a part of the means of supplying the money to buy the bonds to be issued , by the state in the proposed S50.00I) 000 soldier bonus. In addition to thin it is provided that n direct annual tax shall be made on the gross earnings of all individuals, partnerships and corporations producing oil, or the pinnuf ncturc of its products, nnd nlso on coal, lead, zinc, cement, gypsum cement anu an oincr mineral re sources of the state. It is provided mat tne tax snail not exceed 10 mills on the $1 for each $1 of gross earn ings. The amendment provides that ev ery soldier or sailor in Oklahoma who was inducted into service in the World War between Annl (J. 1917. nnd No vember 11, 1918, shall receive a bonus of $50 a month for every month or fraction of such service. This also in cludes nurses. No one who has re ceived a bonus in another state may participate in the bonus provided for under tne amenment. A veterans' commission, consisting of the nine members of tho supreme court and three members of the enm inal court of appeals, shall have to do with the awarding of the bonus, this to be done after application in n for mal manner has been made by the ex- service man. TERRELL TO GET $8,000 FROM RAILWAY INJURY. By the terms of n compromise be tween Louis Terrell and the Frisco railroad, made out of court Tuc-day I Terrell is to reeeive S8.000 ns com ' penation for injuries received while ruling on a Ithco tram nuout three ypnr.-t ni'o. llie railroad company , was eupiI by Terrell tor 5ri!,uui) dam ages when both his legs were cut off when he was thrown from n moving train. Attorneys Uttcibacl: nnd MacDon aid of Durant and Judge Terrell of Dallas represented the plaintiff. Given Opportunity For Under Prlri- If.ni.r1 I.Vtlba I.. II..I.I Ul.. I Mill Continue Schooling. A great demnml will lm mi If plans now under way are successful, the plans calling for the organization of a night school in this city, at which instruction will be given three nights n week if the demand is great enough to warrant its establishment. Ihere aro a largo number of folks here who are ambitious to improve meir conaiuon in me, nnd who real ize their deficiency in some few branches of training, yet who, through necessity of earning their living, are unable to continuo their schooling. It is to help these people to prepare themselves for better po sitions that the night school is pro posed. The plan is being supported by civic organizations and there is not a cent of profit to be made by anyone out of the plan, for it is backed by a bunch of fellows who really want to help the less favored fellows to help themselves to better things. It Is proposed, naturally, to make a very niall chargo to cover tho actual cost of instruction. Those interested in such an insti tution should fill out the blank below, clip it out of the paper and mail it to the Chamber of Commerce. ! BALE TO THE ACRE. I Tom Hightnwer of tho Ynrnnhy neighborhood reports thn his cotton is yielding him a bale to the ncre this year, which he ascribes to the fad that he used the calcium arsenate poison sprny on the weevils early nnd late. He says that the cotton which he did not get to sprny is turning nut only half as good as the other. The Right Prices on All Fall Merchandise at Whitaker's Department Store In Our Men's and Boys' Department we can give you many interesting prices. Boys' Caps with ear flaps 50c Boys' heavy winter Union Suits, 65c and up to JJ BOYS' SUITS, $5.50 AND UP. A WATCH FREE WITH EACH SUIT SOLD Men's extra heavy, good quality Union Suits, one you have been paying $1.75 for, now only $1.00 The Prices Are Right In Our Shoe Department. We Ask You To Come In And Get Our Prices Before you Buy Elsewhere We still have the greatest stock of Ginghams, Outings, Percales in South eastern Oklahoma prices 10c a yard and up We cannot fail to call your attention to the greatest bargains in Children's Coats we have ever sen prices $3.50, $4.50 and $6.50 NIGHT SCHOOL IS TO BE ORGANIZED nutttttxttttttu Name Studies Needed nttnttnnnuttttn DALLAS MAN TO SI'EAK HERE ON KU KLUX KLAN. Dr. John A. Tabors of Dallas will ipeak in this city next Friday and Saturday nights. He will speak on 'ho court liuubc lawn each evening nt l.o'clocff. His subject will be "The Ku Klux Klan," nnd he extends a cordial invl .ation to cveiyonu to hear him. He is said to bo one of the most in eresting and entertaining speakers in Texas. Daily Democrat. MOKE KECK LESS DltlVINC. Six pci-ons were injured and a 10-months-old baby was killed bile fllon dny nflernoon when nn automobile driven at fifty miles mi hour crashed into a Ford in which three women and two childicii were driving on tho Mu'.kogcc road, ten miles northeast of Okmulgee. Herman Hell, driver of the Iluick, wns only slightly injured. Ho is be ing held by the police. Joe Ward, his rompiiuion in the nutomobile which I'lnhed into the Fold, wns badly cut by glass, but ho is not seriously injured. ANNUAL STAFF CHOSEN. The staff for the 1U2H Holisso is nearly completed and work has al ready parted. I his year a different plan has been perfected which tnkos (he Holiso out of the hand of .the Senior Normal College class and makes it strictly a college annual, with all clas'es having reoresentntlon on tho staff. The following officers hnve been elected: Editor-in-chief, Ruth Sexton; busi ness manager, I.indlcs Shannon; nthleti litor, ftrcnnnn Wilt; liter al y editor. Norma Pendleton; assist ant literary editor, John Fletcher; nrt editor. Harry Kimbriel; tttnff artists, Earl Intoluble nnd Han is (Jlenn; as jincln'p editor S'-nior college class, Priscilla Utteihnck. Associate editor and Icoibik editor lire l lie cleeltd from each of tho iclaos. fcl VTf ??T 7 ru WMU n a rrr rnrr on Aklfcli 5 DEP ARTMENT STORE SUCCESSOR TO HERNDON-WHITAKER COMPANY TULSA DECKVIN TEACHERS IJV KCOUE OF 'JO TO 9. The Teacher.' Cidlegt' f.v t foolb.ill If tin ii ' :i r 'r ii . " a id wa- hcat- i cm l-i t I'i.iI iv i,i ii i' y went I a-""i'n t 'V ( ''; Kent ' r.ii',.;o I team nt Tul"n. The local teamhns n line much lighter and lc xp 'licneed ! I'-mi lb" Tul ::n but H." I' i'' b'l'-k i f'el'l mad" the oil town t '-it up ' end In! e no'iie. i.ai-licilaily !' o pnul- imr of Wi:t nii'l the v..nl: 'if I.nli.tuks. NOTED KENTUCKY LADY WILL SPEAK AT S. O. E. A. Mrs. Luther Hall, County Superin tendent of Slie'by County, Kentucky, nnd President of the Kentucky Educa tion A'Muiatiou, v.-i'l be 'one of tho .speakers of tl Oklahoma Education Association met Mug to be held in Du rant November 2, II, and 4. Fivo years a"i when she took charge of tho Shelby County schools, there was not a finglo con 'olMated fchool in the di'triet. Tday all tho schools are consolidated bi't one. Her subject at the Association meeting will b", "Whither Gocst Thou?" PROF. ErH7mUSTUDYINC. IN HARVARD THIS YEAR. Prof. E. H. Fiichy. one of the in 'tliictnr; of the summer -r iui it J V T C'lPce I w e'.'.iT o t bit Miter's d('i''i in the eil'icntioaal de pniinten' nf Harvanl Umver ity Ho wi'l iv'ui ' iv "l i I ' i o.io of the pro ft) s'i in SnuthwcUni.