Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 38, Ed. 1, Friday, September 21, 1917 Page: 3 of 10
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PUBANT WEEKLY NEWS
Attention Mr. Farmer
hy not be independe it of big threshing rigs Own YOUR OWN MACHINE which
will not only thresh your peanuts clean and in quick time but any grain you grow
mii h as wheat oats ml'.o maize cane alfalfa peas beans etc.
Ilic Southwest Mfg. Co.of Oklahoma City offers you such a machine built of all
.! el. under a positive guarantee to stand up to the tost of doing as good work as
.nv of the large machines.
Remember 3 to 5 men constitute a full
crew; 6 to S h. p. gasoline engine am-
Own one of these rigs and grow more
food stuffs" and make your farm de-
clare its maximum results.
Write for descriptive literature and prices or see Roy Pattillo Local Dealer.
Southwest Manufacturing Co.
Watch this space next week.
Oklahoma City Okla.
1i: Ti:cl.l Tlt.VI.NS TO Ol'KU-
VI I! TIIKOl'ttH 11ITKANT
Tm icr!al tialns consisting of a
total el Kiii passenger cars will be
n'Miiil this eeeV from Oklahoma
nml North Texas to Camp Travis by
tin' .MI-MMiri Kansas & Texas Hall-
nuil fur the accommodation of ap-
proximately 10.U00 of the men who
h.i li i'ii selected for the national
army During four days of this
we. a tot ;il of 20001)0 emn or 40
Pit mil of the first increment of
.mi na moil will bo moved from
thilr imtiu's In overy county in the
I'ni't I Suites to training camps. The
Kat i Mn'cts to handle about 10000
if 'I. '-n men and has made ar-Mtit'i-iiiHiits
to provide transporta-
tlini f.n lllties for the movement of
that many prospective soldiers.
K.nli train will consist of fifteen
"' i.i--i'iiger modern coaches. Spec-
IjI efforts will bo made to provide
for the comfort and convenience of
the men and to facilitate their
transportation. The trains will run
on through schedules stopping on
ly when necessary. Each train will
carry a diner and plenty of good
food will be provided at nominal
The Limited northbound through
here Wednesday morning carried
etn train crews en route to Parsons
to bring the trains on south.
Red Cross to
Work in Earnest
Saturday Sept. 22 1917 at Atoka
Okla. we will sell 20 head or goo 1
work and brood mares. Terms on
application. Win. Gill & Co. At kn
mony was performed by Itev. Brown
Uaptist minister at Sherman. Tho
newly wedded couple returned 1m
mediately to Durant and arc at
home at 924 West Kvergrecn strret
In tho hanrsome residence recently
erected by Mr. Jcnsoh.
Tho groom Is tho senior member
of the firm of Jenson Brothers tho
owners of the Durant Ice Cream and
Mottling Company and Is well known
.here and prosperous In his business
. affairs. The bride is the daughter
'of .Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mrrltt and
is a beautiful and talented young
woman with u large following of
Saturday afternoon at Sherman
Texas occurred tho marriage of Mr
James K. Jenson and Miss Myrtle
Merrltt both of Durant. The cere-
C.tl.KKA POST OKKM'K KOIIHKI)
1 t'nknown persons burglarized thn
Ipost office at Calcra Monday night.
land secured a small amount ot
change and a fow postage stamps I'
Is said. No trace ot tho culprits or
.clue? to their Identity have so far
What Do You Live For
Just Work? Just Eat? Just Sleep?
Don't you know that a spin behind the wheel of your own car after a busy day
will give you more pep more ambition to work the next day more delight in the joy
of living? Put the cost of the car of your choice on one side of the scales and the
enjoyment to yourself and family from having it in the other and see which out-
weighs. We can sell you a better car at a better price and on better terms than any
other dealer. Those who Investigate usually buy. See what we offer.
For the mam who wants to get where be starts
and get there qulo'tly and economically we commend
the sturdy little Dodge. - - - - $000.00
Let'our demonstrator takejyou'.for'a trial spin in any of our cars J
THOMPSON MOTOR CO.
Finest and best equipped repair shop in Southeastern Oklahoma.
Second and Evergreen . Durant Oklahoma.
We also have at all times a full line of used cars.
A car with lots of power all the speed you want.
A quick getaway and a low gasoline and oil con-
sumption. Carrie 1 In four styles: Light Six cither
Roadster or Touring Car ... $1250
Four-Pessenger 8-Cyllnder Clover Leaf $1450
And the 7-Passenger 8-Cyllnder car at 91545
(All F. 0. B. Durant.)
The ear that picks up to racing-ear speed and
throttles down to two miles an hour. The car that
combines greatest power and flexibility with the least
weight and friction and excels many higher-priced
Kort Suprnlwir May Cnmp Here
m imistruit Ijulies In Detail of
Producing Articles Much Needed
in Ami) and Navy.
The local chapter ot the American
Itcd Cross has now perfected its or
ganization accepted tho invitation
of the Klks lodge to use theih homo
for headquarters and after gaining
nil possible additions to Its member
ship will organizo for work learn
In detail tho standardized ways of
making t'le many articles required
and being made by thousands of oth-
er chaptois and then get to work
in earnest making the thing nn ev
ery afternoon task all fall and win
ter and as long as necessary.
There are many articles for the
relief and treatment ot wounded nud
sick soldiers that tho American wo-
men who belong to tho various chap-
ters of the Hed Cross must make.
These articles must bo mado along
stand ml lines and ot the B.ime kind
of material for obvious reasons
and it is therefore probable that in
order to get Intimately in touch
with just how every article is to bo
made tho local chapter will Import
an experienced supervisor with ac-
tual experience to instruct the lad-
ies In the manner ot making the articles.
It is planned to secure sewing ma-
chines and other equipment In as
large numbers as tho ladles who will
devote their time will require and
spend tho afternoon of each day in
work real productive necessary
In this war business wo must nil
do our part. Some of us must make
of ourselves soldiers sailors or avi
ators. Others of us must grow the
crops to furnish tho food to feed the
soldiers and sailors. Others of us
must put up our money to buy the
Government bonds to allow tho Gov-
ernment to equip tho men and oth-
ers must C1IVK their tlmo or mono
or both to the lied Cross which In-
strumentality cares for tho sick and
wounded soldier and does nil that Is
humanly possible to ease his hurts
and get him well. Kvery man who
is not ailed to the army can affor 1
to give liberally to the Hed Cross
and congratulate himself that ho Is
escaping with less than his share of
the war burden so may those who
I raise tho food and buy the bonds
and build tho ships and operate the
Officials and comlttces of tho lo-
cal chapter of the lied Cross are in
H. Ij. Cox Chairman; Mrs. Forrest
Johnson First Assistant Chairman
Mrs. Dunuegan First Vice Chair
man: Mrs. A. J. AIINon Second Vlr
Chairman; O. II. Salmon Secretary;
Mrs. ("has. K. McPherren Assistant
Secretary' Green Thompson. Treas-
urer; Mrs. Fred Curtis Press lie-porter.
Kxerutlve Committee: Green
Thompson II I. Coc () II Salmon
Mrs. Dunuegan Mrs. Allison Mrs.
C O. Johnson Mrs. Forrest Johnson
and Wrs. Walter Archibald.
Instruction Committee: Mes
dames Alllhon Curtis Caple and
Financial Committee: Green
Thompson. J. It. McKlnney Geo
Prultt and S. A. Whale.
Membership Committee: Miss
Military Itellef: Mrs. J. L. Sliuler
Chilian Ilellef: Mrs. Tom Benson
Supply Committee: Mrs. Chas. McPherren.
Durant Ice Cream Co
Sell the Champion Cream Saver
MIHf 01 LAVAL
IP you have ever owned a separator of any other make then
Is one outstanding feature of the NEW Dc Laval that will
appeal to you as much as even its mechanical superiority
and that is its simplicity.
You won't find any complicated troublesome parts in the
NEW De Laval. It docs not get out of order easily even when
it is misused; and if for any reason you ever should want to take
it apart the only tool you need is the combination wrench and
screw-driver furnished with each machine.
The NEW De Laval is the simplest
cream separator made.
who has never
can if neces
y 1 ui5!vMtnPTirjP
Only tool required
hie a modern De Laval machine down to the last part within five
minutes and then put it together again within ten minutes. This
is something that cannot be done outside a machine shop with
any other separator made and any separator user who has ever
had to wrestle with the complicated mechanism found in other
separators will appreciate what it means to him.
Dont fail to stop in and see the NEW De Laval the next time
you are in town. Even if you are not in the market for a sepa-
rator right now come in and examine a separator that is said by
experts to embody the greatest improvements in cream separator
construction in the last thirty years.
OM) TIMKK AXKWHKS TIIK LAST
John V. Mnreluml Aged 77 c-Con-
federate Veteran Iiel Last
Last Ftlday afternoon nt 5:30
John F. Moreland. aged 77 years
died at his home. Twelfth and Ueech
street in Durant. Funeral sorvlces
were conducted ut the home Satur
day afternoon by Hev. Herman
Jones followed by Interment nt the
John F. Moreland was born In
Smith county. Tennessee December
!i. 1840 and In early boyhood mov-
ed with his parentH to Hopkins
county Texas where ho spent the
best years of his life. In 1SI.1 he
answered the call of the South and
fought all through tho civil war
without receiving a wound of any
kind and during the war served as
quartermaster orderly sergeant
and raptaln. Ills company was Co.
K th Texas Cavalry lloss llrigade.
On March 4th ISfiS ho was mar
ried to Hnttle Talllaferro in Hop
kins county and to this union wero
born six children nil of whom are
living: Mrs. W. M. Wnrmnck Mrs.
J. N. Nesbitt. J. K. Moreland and
W. It. Moreland all of Durant
Frank Moreland of Ardmnre and
I). 11 Moreland or llokchlto.
Mr. Moreland lived In Hopkins.
county until March 190t when he
moved to llokchlto and later to Du-
rant. While In Texas ho servod as
county treasurer for four years and
While In Texas hn was for throe
years captain of tho Hobs Ector and
Granbury Urlgndes and at tho time)
of his death was secretary and treas-
urer of tho IJ. C. V. local camp.
8 lK. M. (ill AY 8
tt K)i Kiir None ami Throat. tt
it Glasses Fitted. tt
tt Office over Klmbrlcl's Drug tt
tt Store. tt
tt Off i .. Phone 401; UcRldenco 423 tt
tt Durant Oklahoma. tt
100 Acres smooth tillable
hiutl; no acres in cultivation;
nil fenced; sections 17 and 20
II. I'AUL. RIVERS.
VOfltK ItlMOCS! I.KT "CASCA-
Don't Stay Headachy Constipated
Kirk With llrentli lliul and
Get a 10-ccnt box now.
You men and women who can't
get feeling right who havo head-
ache coated tongue bad taste and
foul breath dizziness can't sleep
aro bilious nervous and upset bo-
thered with a hick gassy disordered
stomach or have a bad cold.
Are you keeping your bowels
clean with Cascarets or merely forc-
ing a passageway every few days
with salts cathartic pills or castor
Cascarets work whllo you sleep;
cleanse the stomach remove the
sour undigested fermenting food
and foul gases; tako thn excess Idle
from tbo liver and carry out of the
system all tho constipated waste
matter and poison In the bowels.
A Cascaret tonight will straighten
you out by morning a 10-cent box
.from any drug store will keep your
stomach sweet liver and bowels reg-
ular and head clear for months.
Don't forget the children. They
love Cascarets because they taste
sood never gripe or sicken (adv)
Tho common sense way to keep I lie health right. And
tin; way to keep good health is to KAT I'UIUO FOOD. Im-
pure or inferior foods are a menace to health and should
never he allowed on your table.
Ol'K (ilHM'KKIKN WIlil. STANII TIIK TKST
Wu can't advertise CIIIOAP Orocerles now. The cheap
article is just the thing you don't want.
lint we CAN furnish you TIIK 11KST In all staple and
And our prices are VKRV REASONABLE when you
know the EXCKI.LENCK or our goons.
N. E. HUBBARD
Thst Beet Ntt Affect tktHesf
Becaaeeof Ita tonic and laxative effect LAXA.
TIVK BaoUO QCININK ia utter than otdiaary
Ovinia and doea not ceuae nertouaaeea aor
rinala Id bead. Xemcmber the loU name aad
tool: for tat Ksaatnrc oi 8. W OftOVK. JK.
We make loans without red tape and delay
You get all you borrow and ' ' at once.
All examinations made out e.
Your money is paid you a
acceptable. Passed on
My rates and r
Office North Third
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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/m1/3/: accessed June 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.