Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 38, Ed. 1, Friday, September 21, 1917 Page: 1 of 10
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RED CROSS GIVE
i.i si.hh. .iml Kiilt'rlaliiiuriit In
.'j ii ! fur llii Men loiivlnR
miiiiI.ij :a' H '" ncrrlvc n Hx
il l .unit When LentliiK for t'linip.
I 1 1 ni.il Iti'il Cross and the Com-r.ri-
. Aisnelatlon has planned a
l i well for tho ono hundred
.lI1(l tx in-yan county young
n in- in entrain Snuday nftor-
! I'.u.ip Travis to lie In keep-
)n 'i i im oreaslon and the spirit
lit I' 'I'""
i- i.i the entire contingent will
l" r' iIihmI with pictures nnd vau-
1 (i it the Liberty Theatre where
:l ( i ien ppiiKers will deliver
jii ml appropriate addresses.
I a Inn the show nnd speaking
tin will be met at tho entrance
t 'he.itrc by ladles of tho Ited
Cr when e.ii'h will be assigned to
n ii In Hie rlty where he will ho
mil lned as a cuest of the Fled
Cm fn Hie night and for hreak-
fasl .iinl ntlier efforts to entertain
them ilurlug Sunday morning will bu
Ai 'lie men board the special train
at I "Pi Sunday afternoon each will
lio -re-i'iileil with either a nice box
of luiirli or a hrx of candy also tho
Klfts of Hie Red Cross.
I'l.W TO K.VAMIXR FOIt SERVICE
Alt. MEN IlEGISTEKEI)
Present plans of the Government
rnntPinplato an Immedjato examina-
tion of the 7000000 men registered
fnr military service ond not yet call-
ed for duty. Tho suggestion was
Here Is Real
Snap with Style
A whose style
ye tin demanding
require a refined
about their attire
will find it per-
"Garments of Quality"
The Coats and Suits we are
showing in these makes will sat-
isfy the most fastidious. Now is
the time to make your selection.
Come in and see the new
Garments and try them on.
made with a view to satisfying the
great number of young men as to
what they may expect.
To secure the 687.000 men al-
ready called for service It was found
necessary to txamlno approximate-
The Provost Marina! General be-
lieves tho 701)0.000 man who have
not been called for examination are
naturally In a state of unrest and us
n resutl find employment difficult
and often hesitate' to enter upon any
enterprise that requires continue.
If tho whole list q examined. Gen-
eral Crowder said. It may bu possi-
ble to arrange them In order of lia-
bility In accordance with degree of
availability ond thus make the draft
more truly selective.
I'AMII.Y HOW AXI SIIOOTIMJ
Duvo 1uImv living at Eighth and
I.ivo Oak street alarmed his neigh-
borhood iitoul 1 o'clock Monday
night by taking three shots with a
tu caliber pistol at his wife after
threatening to kill her so she has
testified. Mrs. Pulsey says that sho
and her husband nnd a friend of his
came home after midnight and I'ul-
sey lay across the bed talking to his
friend when ho suddenly Jumped up
I nnd said he would kill his wife and
.then proceeded to shoot. The wo
man took refuge with neighbors. The
tw omen then went up town and
were locked up by the city officers.
In the city court Pulsey was fined
for carrying concealed weapons and
disturbing the peace. It Is said that
he will bo charged In the district
court with assault to kill. Pulsey is
said to havo been drinking heavily
at the time.
' Are you on tho Tied Crots rolls?
OFFICIAL PAPER OP URYAN CODNTI
IJUItAXT OKLAHOMA Kill HAY SKITKMHKIt 21. IHI7.
MANY WORK ON
Dinner Sered on the (irmiiiil Large
Kdlflee will Sent Snerul Tlious-1
mill People for Meetings .Many
Minnie Their Labor.
I'nder the direction of Mr. Water-
house tho advance man a largo
force of business men. guided by car-
penters got to work Thursday and
almost finished the largo half block
square frame Tabernacle that os to
house the big union revival meetings
to start Sept. :in conducted by Evan-
gelist John Kiwnrd Ilrown.
Dinner was served on the ground
to the men who aided In the work.
V. P. V. V. OlMHTEHLY MEETIXt!
The lliirant Young People's Chris-
tian t'nlon will hold Its quarterly
meeting at the First Christian
rhurrh Sunday Sept. 23. nt 7 p. in.
A special program for tho occasion
Is being "prepared.
The book of Ituth will bo given In
the form of four readings by Misses
Kllwbeth Jordan. F M. Havldson.
nnd Gertrude Nelson and Prof. Lln-
Several musical selections on the
Hook of Huth will bo given by se-
lected talent and there will bn a
short address by Mr. Waterhouso
relative to the Young People and
the coming tabernacle services.
Help the work of tho lied Cross.
HERE'S MR. BROWN
JOHN ELWAHI) BROWN
The above Is a fairly good likeness
of tho famous evangelist who com
mencing Sunday September SO will
lead a scries of union revival meet
ings here which are being conducted
in unionism by almost till of the var-
ious churches of tho city.
Mr. Brown's reputation Is second
only to that of the great Hilly Sun
day. In truth ho has often been
called the "Hilly Sunday of the
South." Mr. Ilrown Is comparatively
a young man who Is blessed with
one of those ultra-strong and pleas-
ant personalities that enables him to
sway people en masse. The natural
ability of tho man turned Into good
channels such as the work In which
he Is engaged makes him a wonder-
ful power for good and he will do
this community good lots of good.
Armour's Star Ham
The Ham That Am
30c per lb. This Week Only
Just received another car of YUKON' FLOUR
Downing Grocery Co.
v. l: downing
First and Main Street
146 TO LEAVE
'jtlg Hunch From I!
lxn(- for Cninp
Hrjnn County Will
Trill It Near San
Aiilonlo Tens Humln.t Must lie-
u( in Local Hour! Siittiruiiy.
.Sunday afternoon nt 4:. 10 o'clock
n special train of tourist sleepers
will take 1 IC inoro Hryan county
i boys to the army ramp nt Camp
'Trails adjacent to r'ort Sam Hous-
ton near San Antonio Texas. Tie'
linen must report in Durant S.itnr-
"il.ty afternoon nnd If they live with-
In an hour's ride of the point of en-
. trainmen! they will bo allowed to
spend the night nt their respective
Three of the number iHon Alkln-
isnii Tom Clark' and IM Walts
i who were recently examined nnd
ylld not claim exemptions will go
I with this (outingent although they
were not subject to call until the
October call came. They nsked to
'be allowed In go with this Increment
land the request was communicated
I to the district board and their re-
I quests were granted and names cer-
! There are 146 men called and
five alternates. The alternates will
take tho place of any who fall to
show up or for any reason are un-
i ullo to go at that time.
I Following is tho list of men who
i will entrain Sunday Sept. 23:
J Itufus Carter Lewis E. Unsnell
Arthur L. S. Murray John O. Sims
Alvln II. Hawkins Itufus C. Clover
Henry C. Urum Colllo James Ilo-
mus L. Abbott Samuel P. Ilogati
Sidney E. Kurgan Wm. A. Lemon
Illley H. Hawkins George C. Wal-
ker Douglass L. Coffee It. Cleve-
land Doss Karris 1) llurton Jack
E. McMillan Wm. Urayham Edgar
L. Carpenter Will Abbott. Tom K.
Sexton Enoch M. Slpes Allie Hicks
L. I). Crabtreo James E. Massey
hd L. Masters Samuel lluby Click
Carl Akers Claude Taylor Adlal A.
Jackson John T. Lilly Win. C. An-
derson Clarence N. Yamlell Osa
Lockler Joe C. Urtmmett Claud L.
Moody Sylvester SwIndel.Grover C.
Lowe Henry II. Plerson Leo A. Mc-
Donald Earl Davidson Earl T.
Kemp John II. Hrlscoo Homer Hol-
land Sam Sons Charles W. York
John II. Evans Wllllo C. Hughes
James E. Matthews Hubert Hut-
ledge Clarence Wegcr Luther II.
Owen. Cicero II. Lewis Hubert L.
Ilutler James E. Hlffey Johnnie S.
Johnson Sam Tucker Daniel II. TIs-
slngton Willie I). Iloagland Oscar
W. Montgomery Win. A. Connelly
James W. Woodwnrd llenjnmln K.
Lawless Charles Wm. Knight Win.
J. McCnrlcy Oeorgo W. Sheldon
John W. Norrls Coney J. O. Dun-
can IlU8scll C. Sorrows Loyd L.
Carpenter Wm. E. Johnson David
C. Kerr Win. Itutledge Thomas We-
gcr Walter S. Saunders John Wnlt-
man Wm. J. Elliott Marshall Jack-
son Louis A. Ilellly Arthur J.
Smith Jesso E. Clannahan Walter
Harnett Francis M. Williams Hu-
bert II. (intlscy James A. Morgan
Wm. V. Hay Oscar L. Shackelford
Jesso T. Hall drover C. lllgdon
Wm. II. Mnyfleld. Clyde W. Langley.
Albert J. Nelson Owen T. Murphree
Jnmes L. Lyon Win. (ilbson Wm
W. Smith Willie II. Yamlell Luther
Calhoun John Hush Hubert J.
Floyd Ed Matteson Hubert C. Hoi-
lowny Columbus P. Snodgrass Jes-
so T. Phillips Allen W. Lnttlnmr.
Nathan Wheatley Wultr King
Charley Mackey Wm. I). Jordan
Carl II. Hldgell Asa W. Dagley.
Thomos M. Linton Charles Porter.
96.00 per 100 lbs.
.. $3.75 per 10 lbs.
Iloss Homier. Offelo S. Stlnni-ii
Chnrlle C. Ilasllp John Mason llucl
.Momtt. Kilns Moses. Wm. S. I.nu-U.
Jr.. Leo W. Hox. Clarence Hicks
t.uy i Darwin. Henry L. Wiggins
MClor II. minister. Lewis L. lien.
try Samuel M. Moore llenjamln II
Davis. Hill Oressett John A. Mc
Veigh Huron Scrlvner Hndfont
Kemp. Itobert E. L. Inipson Willis
Ledford.Pnul N. llufiird. lllrlmr.i
P. Dillon Albert M. (Irlnslade Clar-
ence C. Jeldy. John II. Smith ("has.
r. l.aManro. Chester 1). Ilodd Hen-
ry E. Ileal Don K. Atkinson. Thin.i.
as II. Clark Edward II. Watts.
Alternates Fred E. Keatley
James E. Jennings. Joe K. Carrii-
way. Yernon Junior Itenj.imlii II.
m:hly all weah iced moss
Most of Hie Durant me unnil wo-
men seen yesterday were wearing
Ited Cross buttons that were distrib-
uted to members by u commit (ce of
ladles initlvatim; that the ineiiilnr-
ship Is largo and growing. Join the
iteu cross your dollar may be tho
means or gringlug much needed aid
to a badly wounded American sol
dier some friend or kin maybe.
. Mrs. Oathlngs Walker of Oklaho-
ma City and Slss Ella lloraday of
Dallas and Miss Until Johnson are
hero visiting Mr. and Mrs. Forrest
Johnson nnd II. S. Johnson.
Miss Camilla MiKlnney left Mon-
day for Holllns Va where she Is
attending Holllns College for her
second year's work.
County Commissioner It. H. Lem-
on was in from Achllle on business
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We'ie Especially Prepared For
who require Smart Snappy CIoUidh with (Jooil Tailoring:
that look good and stay good-looking witli the
NEW HEMS SLASH POCKET
- Made in tho '
From Nov Autumn Fabrics. r
Xtragood Suits - $6.50 to $15
Mothers Favorite $4.75 to $ 1 0
Clothes Deleaux - $ 1 5 $ 1 7$1 8
(For Hoys Yieginning to Wear Long I'ants)
SAILOR SL'ITS FOR SMALL HOYS
I'arcntn arc entlitiHiaHlic and lioys cry for them; made of
lllue Serge exactly like U. S. Sailor Suits with long trou-
sers; some witli .Middies and Knickcr I'ants; well made In
every way H.OO and $7.50
We're prepared to outfit them from head to foot; a first-
class Tailor to look after alterations.
Hltl.NO YOrit HOY DOWN' HEFOKE
THEY'RE I'ICKE!) OYER
FIVE HUNDRED IN
RED CROSS NOW
Wednesday Ciiiiipnlgii In tho City
Added Hill to tho Lists Expect to
(Set One Thousand llcfore CM
pulsn Is Coiititnlcil.
During tho progress of an Intes
(slvo campaign made Wednesday In
.the city by a half dozen toams of !
'dies throe hundred nnd twenty-ons
new members wero ogtalned for ths
'local chapter of Mho' American Rett
Cross running the total membership
up tu r.O I. Later on when space and
time permits tho NEWS will print
tho roster of members.
Plans look to securing a thousand
.lustlro Ellis of llenntngton and
Attorney W. S. Murphy woro here
on business Mondny.
E. C. Terrell has gone to the Kfa-
mlchl Mountains for a couple of
weeks vacation nnd fishing trip.
IiATE NEWS XOTKS
Washington. Sept. 20. A special
call for from 150001 to 200000 men
will nt once be made to replace mea
transferred from National Army to
fill National fluard to war strength.
Credits will bo allowed for enlist-
ments In National (luard and Regular
Army since July 1.
Steps nro being taken fnr Immedi-
ate examination off all tho remaining
Help the work of tho Rod Cross.
Suits and Over-
Known to Hoys
An Well As tho
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Evans, E. M. Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 38, Ed. 1, Friday, September 21, 1917, newspaper, September 21, 1917; Durant, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc82723/m1/1/: accessed September 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.