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The Durant Weekly News
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I '.. IIOI.I. WKKVII. NOW. HOII.KW' WKI.I. KTUIKKS
MM' I.ATKU i CAS FLOW AT 1300 FEET
llrllli-rs Confident Of FimlitiK Oil In
Tlic ti-Hl well of the Lucky Hun
Stall- I igutc Slm l'rop last o.tri i'.i'Mm vwil m ilal'l he ti if1""'
inl t'i'JJ INliitintc. i'ti.r lit I;1-.! loi cffoit -hmlil
, ibc made In imili'i't the crop from
The tah'.c bo'.ow i;.c tlit present ' bull rcwl 1 lie il image b H'H
rjttiiii.i'i, o! : m.i o lo.mt of Ac
ricuUvt'v of '.'r. c.ii - pivdtietioti of ' 1-.it uii' tlio winter. Hence, tin
the major OU.ih'onu t'ep utiil tlio' fewei vwewl that Minive tlio winter
final o-tnr:i!i in IWM. All 10- tlio fowot thoio uill he of their pro
ficuiv mo -i.ktivt to ivm-ioii. i i'oiiv tor Host Milliliter.
oioit.i.-t on .iT.lST.l'Uii iiiih iiimvi cmim muy tlio couon
7i.'.'-.Oi'li pijtnt ll tlio lomi Mippiy do tie-uoyeu i:uki root II is repented mat n lour
tlio ueewl will stnno or Ih so weak- font depth of ens bearing Mind was
J J.i' 17.000, ened tlioy will lio killed by tlio coll,ciicoiintcicd which drought forth it
17,"-.'.000 , or wmtor. Tho cheapest nml easiest cn-idcrnhle iiu.'intity of fra. At
1 way. then, to protoi't next yenr'.t eropi tempts to harness tho flow for furl
:M.0t0.00O fmm tho wooil, U to chop up nml on tho ground win unsuccessful for
III KA.I WIJMKIN (IKIiliM.r.
DKMOCKATIC LOYALTV CLUI1.
IIKAW I.AIMtE, Lliunira
Mrs. II. L. File, vico chairman of . DallaH Speaker Talks About Unamerl
I he Democratic .Statu Ccntial' Com- canism And h. h. K.
iiiittro, filled speaking dates in tho , .,.,,
. .unity last week and was met by Dr. .John A. Tabors, of Dal a,
t i.i .l,mo b the iuigeii of wcenls died Company, better known ns tho I largo numbers of women who wcie Texas, spoke hero at tno i court, n i)u i
I'.'-'l pi eduction.
Itoileau well, doing drilled north of ciitliiiiatie for the cause of Demo-. lawn last I nday night to "';
Colboit luii leeently assumed such i-iaiy. In Durant n Democratic Wo- estimated at one-thousand people, nnu
fine piospeets as to attract large meu'.s Loyalty Club was organized, I on Satuulay mght t a much larger
mimhert f visitors to the grounds, with gcneial offices and officers fori crowd, guoisod off by Mime nt tuo-
FRIDAY, OCT. 20 ino
At a dopth of between 11W8 and
0.it. l'.'l'J production
tn:l.o!: Is'lM pio.lui-tto'.i
Grain Sot chum. 10-- production.
17,"OS.000 bu-hcU; 10-1 production
lt.trlov. !-- pio.l.iction J..isii,iwii
d;!;:cl: U'.l pio.luctioti
Kw. 10-- production
l: 10-1 prod iction 270.000 bushels.
Total all titam. 10'JJ pioditction.
11tr.iM.000 d'.iiiiN; 1021 pioduction
1 ?..."' 1.0000 bu.heN.
Cotton. 1022 piodiiitioii. 001.000 bu
hel: 1U21 psvdtirtiivi 11.000 bales.
ISroiim Com. 1022 production 1S,
700 ton: 1021 production 2.5.000 ton.
Inh Totatoi's. 1022 production 2.
12'1 lmhol: r.'2t production 2.
Swoet Potatoes, 1022 production. 2.
340.0i'0 buhe!; H21 production 2,
T..I1H' Hay. 1022 production 1,300,
o.i.l ton; lt'21 pioduction l,oS3,000
Wild Ha. 1022 production 170.000
tip: 1021 production 4."i.000 tons.
A.'.cntion I called to tho big slump
in gram production this year, which
ri4.S.'i3.000 bushels below tho pro
duction in 1021
plow under deep every bit of cotton the reason that water broke into the
-talk nnd other trash this fall, justisnnd and ruined this prospect,
as .soon as the cotton crop is harvest- So fr htcon water sands have
ed. or rake and burn nil stalks and ,t,n ,,,u.m,nt,.red nnd rased off. nnd
other trash from fields and fence Mr noilonu delicvcs tho last of tho
rows. I his will greatly reduce the ...,..- i, i... uini itriiiin i
on 2.14.000 , number of weev ils. Thus the dnmnpe ' pr0Briv,,B ight"nnd d'ay In n desire
-o,o i i l?;'v,lnr w,n l' ,nnt,'rin,,.v ,.J,ll",'., : to complete the test ns soon as possi
40x100 buh- If all fanners in a community will i,i '
lo this, the weevil should bo pretty
If next year's cotton is planted on
land that did not grow cotton this
year, t ho weevil damage will be fur
ther much reduced.
Mr. lloilenu also reports that the
formations do not check with those
across the river.
Other tests now under way are
Ilrynn, Tucker and others, fiOO feet,
These two practices, plowing under the Tex-Oklahoma Compnny, !M0 feet.
or burning at once all cotton stalks, Hailey and others, l.fidn feel;, tho
and every community should get buy Mngnolia Petroleum Company drill
at once, organize a boll weevil cam-1 dig just west of the Iioileau well in
naign right now nnd let the slogan heavy gas showing, however, this
be KILL THE 1023 BOLL WEEVIL1 Marshall county, have reported a
IN 1022. Hv T. L. Peeler, Katy Kail- compnny does not publicly announce
way Imiii-4ii.il Commissioner.
ONIONS AS A MONEY CROP LOOK
For several years, J. II. Southern
a Haskell county farmer, has been ex
perimenting with different crops with
which to supplant cotton. This year.
i ho nlnnted onions onlv one-third of
In r.'-i we prouueeu m,u-iu oaies acre oi them, its true, but three vn
of cotton. This year we will probably rieties of them red globe, yellow
produce more than 200,000 more bales Denver nnd silver skin which were
than lat year. A majority of the dropped in rows alongside his corn
counties in tho badly infected boll field, chopped nnd plowed like corn
weevil area have already ginned moi and harvested like an ordinnry field
cotton to date than wns ginned dur- crop. Thnt one-third ncrc yfeldcd
uif the entire .-eaon last year. 100 bushels or nt tho rate of 300
bushels, to the ncrc.
CO-OPERATIVE MARKETING Southern, planning to plant more
WILL SURELY HELP US onions. Many of his neighbors will
follow his example.
One of the great benefits of eo- So, onions along with other varl
operative marketing is that it will eties of truck crops, will crowd out
help the farmers of the South get many acres of cotton in next spring's
on a cah bais. Tins will be done as planting in Hnskell county.
a result of the policy of making
gradual payments throughout the BRITISH WON'T STAND
year, instead of having all the farm- FOR PRO LAW PLANS
-rV money to come in at once npd .
then be paid out at once, leaving the The United States recently pro
farmer "broke" till another crop is posed to Great Ilritian the making
o!d. of nn Ango-American treaty provid-
No people will ever develop so long, ing for the search and seizure on
,s this policy prevails, we uukcii i nips ny prohibition agents, as far
i its i'nj nn ' r.,-... .., .... ... ,.!.. .:i... :. -..! -.f
COUNTRY CLUB A DOITS
PROPERTY HUNTING RULES
The directors of the Country Club
have adopted rules governing the
shooting of ducks on the club lake.
Under the regulations members in
; good standing may shoot ducks be
tween daylight ana nine o ciock in the
morning nnd between five o'clock in
tho evening until sundown. No
others nro allowed on the premises
nnd will be prosecuted ns trespassers.
Members shooting on the lake at
other than the prescribed houra nro
likely to prosecution.
with Mr. C. M. Morgan, who was an
official of tho Arizona cooperative
. otton marketing association lat
ear and who especially emphasized
this point. 'Supp.iM' any budness
man got a wh do yeai's alary nt
omv." he ?as. "Suppose a factory
w art rr or minor nr railroad employee
got a whole 'ar'- wages at once.
Ss"'.-c a rf'"-r or lawyer got a
whole year's foes at once. The last
one of'them would spend the money
more recklessly than they do when it
tomes in gradually throughout tho
year. The same thing is true of the
Mr. Morgan aj nt first the Ari
zona bankers kicked like steers about
the cooperative marketing in-tall-mert
method of paying for cotton.
"V.'c will have to carry accounts so
in'jci longer, waning lor tne iinai a
settlements," they said. "But now 5
they are enthusiastic over the plan.) 3
l hey see mat 11 nas given ino inr
iner the first year-round income.
Fanners get money more gradually
and hence borrow less from the I ij.
from land ns twelve miles, instead of
just inside the three-mile limit. The
British this week turn down the pro
posal but informed the United States
of Britian's willingness to aid in pre
venting smuggling liquor into Ameri
can tenitory by vessels carrying the
RAN FORD INTO TREE
Ed Blnntnn is nursing n badly
wrenched shoulder, sustained, while
he and his boys were starting to re
turn from a fishing expedition on
Blue Friday morning. They had to
jack up n rear wheel to crank his car.
lie was seated in the front seat nt the
time the enr started, nnd in some
manner it slipped off, the enr being
in "high" and she stnrtcd ahead. It
jumped into low, nnd started over
into the river, but he drove it against
a tree, and the sudden impact hurled
him against the front of the car with
force sufficient to wrench his shoul
der. The front of the car was dam
aged. The tree is nil that saved the
car from taking a dip into Blue
nuh ward, the organization bcinh' 1 thousand. On both occasions the
as follows: speaker was cheered nt frequent in-
General officers nro : Mrs. M. V.. tervals. .... , .1
Mackcy, chairman nnd Mrs. V. B., On Friday night he di-cussed the
I In ve.s. vice chairman. various Phases or
, IHIIWUl IF,.., --r -, -
Ward officers are: which confiont us today, nnd toui 01
,i various Munitions wnicn, in nis iijmi-
Fiist Ward Mrs. Atwood Iti-mcr,
hairmnn; Mrs. Anna Hewitt, vice
Seiond ward Mrs. Galen McKin-in-y,
rhnirninn nnd Mrs. W. A. Fro.sl
Third- Wnrd Mrs. Ford Curtis.
chairman and Mrs. Jewell Hicks, vico-
Fourth Wnrd Mrs. G. W. Archi
bald, chairman nnd Mrs. Hornte
Marshall, vice chairman.
HUNTING BEAR IN WASHITA
BOTTOMS IS PLANNED
Hunters of big game no longer will
have to leave Oklahoma to seek their
targets, according to n report circu
lated in Ardmore bv Joe Bastine, who
runs n store near the Washita river
Bastine says thnt n gnng of wood
cutters in tho deep Washitn bot
toms has seen three bears recently,
which are believed to have been driv
en from their former haunts to seek
water. Sportsmen of Ardmore arc
seriously considering the organization
of nn expedition to explore tho
Wnshitn bottoms in -search of the
bears, following Bnstine's plea that
they be exterminated.
DUCK SEASON ON AND
HUNTERS ARE BUSY
in with Monday of this week nnd
The open season for ducks enme
about all the hunters nnd near hunt
ers in town who owned or could bor
row guns nnd who could buy shells,
were out before daylight in their ef
fort to make an early bag of Pintails,
Mallard, etc., etc., nil of which are
said to be very plentiful this season.
ion, constitute n menace to American
freedom nnd liberty.
In his Satuulay night address he
talked upon tho subject, "100 Per
Cent Americanism Is it the Ku Klux
or the Anti-Ku Klux?" In the course
of his remarks bo explained the ori
gin, cause nnd purposes of the Ku
Klux Klan, of which he declares him
self to be a member. He dcclnred
that the Klan was organized to com-
ilmt the rapidly growing "Unamcri-
ennism in America." and not to nog
law violators. According to his
statements the principles of the Ku
Kluv Klnn fire ns follow" :
Tho tenets of tho Christian re
Closer relationship between Ameri
can capital and American labor.
Protection of pure womanhood.
Preventing the cause of mob vio
lence and lynching?.
Prevention of fires nnd the de
struction of property by lawless ele
ments. The limitation of foreign immi
gration. The upholding of the Constitution
of the United States.
The sovereignty of state rights.
Tho separation of church and state.
Freedom of speech and press.
The much needed local reform.
CHOCTAW COUNTY is
FAIR PRIZE WINkrJ
The best county exhibit .... .
mar county fair, hold in Paris To"
was won ny noctnw county riwr
...... ..... ... M.sc,ta, uecoraiions w.
commented on by A. P. Swallow i
the Texas A. & M. extension "M
the judge. Two hundred nmi .."'."
five different articles and varic"
were in the Choctnw countv ...ffi1
Mrs. Frank C. Higginbotham. iV:uS
County Agent Higginbotham, was i.
-,,M,r " iijjtjr
FILES DAMAGE SUITS
Fourteen more damago suits hav
ui-i-u , ujf 1111: vmunoma Uottoi
Growers nssocintion aeainst tf.m,.
who arc alleged to have violated their
contract with that organization
These members have been reported at
having sold cotton outside the asso
ciation. It is stipulated in the ms
keting agreement that the member
snail sen an cotton proaucen by hit!
for n period of yenrs throucrh th .
socintion. As liquidated damages for
breach of contract, it is provided
therein that the member committing
n breach pay 5 cents per pound 01
all cotton sold in violation of tho .
tract. About 40 suits havo thus far
JUST THE VERY BEST OF
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Apparently Americans like being
gougodi Reports from Europe that j
touri-ts from the United States nro
being overcharged on nil sides, par
ticularly in Germany, have not low
ered tho tide of foreign travel.
DR. W. M. K. CnATTLE
Eye, Ear, Noae and Throat.
Office 120 N. 3rd. Phone 401
House Phone 719-J
Commercial National Bank
"Service That Really Serves"
G. A. MASON, Prea.
SAM STONE, Vico Pre.
W. E. CLARK, Cashier
LOOK WHO'S HERE
-The Progressive Farmer.
The Federal Government's ginning
report for .September 2.1, shows that
to that date Bryan county had gin
ned 4,973 bales of cotton this year
as against only 884 bales to the same
time last year. Tlio county's gin
nings were therefore mor than five
times as heavy ns for the same time
in 1021. In the State as a whole
however, the totals for September 25
were 18I.S0S this year and 140.R.i
Iat year. The whole state is but
slightly ahead of last year.
Btfore cussing high taxes would
it not be well to consider what your p
taxes pay fc? Most people do not ,
pay rr.ougr taxes to pay for the !i
EUni.'ng 1 their children.
THURSDAY NIGHT, FRIDAY NIGHT
SATURDAY NIGHT MATIJVEE
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With this coupe Dodge Brothers have
proved once for all that a closed car can
be as sturdy and practically as inexpensive
as an open roadster.
This is largely due to the all-steel body
the first ever marketed which admits of
lower cost of manufacture through stand
ardized machine production. Unlike wood,
the steel surface will take a finish of enamel,
baked on at high temperature. This process
results in a permanent lustre, and eliminates
the trouble and expense of repainting.
The wide straight seat is upholstered in
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The Trice is $1115.00 Delivered
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