Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 42, Ed. 1, Friday, October 19, 1917 Page: 7 of 18
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DUBAST WEEKLY X E W 8
(FinST SECTION 10 Pages)
What Will Happen When the Well Goes Dry?
Where (is the increased revenue coming from to meet these enormous appropriations? Do you
realize that the funds of the state are being spent like water? Rend all about it in
FARM and RANCH
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Senator Willacy's astounding story "The Heavy Hand of Invisible Rule" beginning in the Oct. 20th
issue will open your eyes to the way the people are being mulcted it will show you how the monev that
you sweat and struggle to make is being squandered by the insidious forces that control the state." It is
something that every man who pays taxes wants to know and ought to know. Nobodv has ever dared
to publish these facts before. The only way to learn them is from the pages of FARM AND RANCH.
Four Annual Feature Issues
MEAT ISSUE about hotr-killing time in the
fall. Tells how to slaughter care for and preserve
meats. To read it fairly makes your mouth water
for some of the delicious meats it tells you how to
cook in so many different and appetizing ways.
GARDENING ISSUE is one that will pay
for itself many times over. With foodstuffs get-
ting scarcer and higher in price every day a gar-
den is a necessity.
POULTRY ISSUE is full to the brim of short
articles and letters from successful Southwestern
poultry raisers. Anyone interested in poultry
even though they have only a few hens can get
lots of good from a careful reading of this issue.
CANNING ISSUE contains about 100 recipes
for drying preserving pickling and canning fruits
and vegetables. These recipes are invaluable to
the housewife who watches the cost of her kitchen.
Wednesday October 24th
at 10:00 o'clock a. m.
1 will offer to the highest bidder at public
auction the following stock and implements.
Sale to be held at my place at Utica Oklahoma.
2 Jacks 1 Stallion 40 Head of Horses Mares
and Mules 4 Cultivators 3 Turning Plows
1 Disc Harrow 2 Combination Corn and Cotton
Planters 15 Head of Hogs Household Goods
and other articles.
All sales of $25.00 or under Cash in Hand. Larger
sales cash or bankable paper at 8 per cent. All goods
'must be settled for before removing from place.
I am holding this sale to dispose of my property as I
expect to move to Amarillo Texas. There will be no
i by bidders and all goods will go to highest bidder. -
J. W. Pruitt
Col. Grant Auctioneer UTICA OKLA.
MANY OTHER FEATURES
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a farmer or anyone else interested in growing things can make.
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linn i iiiiintmas
Sl.tlli TO TIIK
Uuwru .nt bulletins advising the
nailing i hrlstmas packtges early
to folili-r in France not later than
Xov 11 l' it Is desired that the gift
tract i i. cjiijcnt fur Christmas
" being posted over tin-
country I iiiMlns telling what may-
be mall. ami other information.
"e b.-.n received by the Uur.int
PW off. .
The ! i!al articles classed as
oonallabl.. art- Intoxicants of all
llnd p. uns inflammable mater-
Is. In unic frlctloa matches or
'oapoi.iM.iris which may damage the
1 -rlshable matter will be
I SCCf-Jitf ' iu Ilothlni? Khrmlil l.n unt
'' (ll'terlnr.-lln u-llhln ulr
-I-f l.ll (.rt. shonl.l hn tnli.n Ihnt
" Pi. hat-vs are securely wrapped
" "tn.nd rotich
a'l Pack.L-.-e will lm
mall vessels It
Is requested that they be wrapped
and tied so as to admit of Inspection
All packages must be fully a'l'l lTrui
legibly addressed and conspicuously ' js
IVAI. MKKTINfiS AKK ItKI.NCi
marked "Christmas .Mall" The ad-
dressee's company regiment or the
organization to which he bclong-i
followed by the words "American
Expeditionary Forces" should be
written on the packages. In the up-
per left band corner the name and
address of the Bender should lie
placed on the addressed hIcIo of the
package. The coBt of postage In
most Instances will be 12c a pound
or fraction of a pound.
I'KO.Ml'T ACTION AVKItTS
to Predictions the
Nut l.aigc Knougli
A constipated condition not only
poisons the blood M renin but quick-
ly affects the liver and other organs.
'. I.... l.lll.un..t.u ulnlf hnmliiclin.
sour stomach bloating etc I-ob-y
Cathartic Tablets are mild In action.
vet cleanse thoroughly with no nau-atlteil ove
sea or costive after effects. Keep nmlrSi
ooweis regular sumi.i.n rv.-.-i n....
active. For sale by htone Drug to
rirtnlil Sent All Who Alt I-
The union revival services b-d by
John Klward llrnwn now In prog-
ress at the taln-rnacle are meeting
with great success and people nf I)u
rant and vicinity as well as thus.' of
many remote parts of th ecounty
seem in make the meetings their
principal object- while they are In
True to predictions the tabernacle
which seats well onto three thous-
and people is hardly large enough.
Last Sunday night It was necessary
to carry in a number of seats fiom
the Sunday School room of the Pres-
byterian church and place them in
the aisles and at that many people
weer left standing.
As to Kvangell-t llrnwn. he Is bet
ter than advertised Ills power to
hold his nudienii Is remarkable and
ill hough several of the services have
r all fully two and a half
sign of weariness was man
ifested on the part of the audience
z(adv) as far as careful scrutiny revealed
which proves again the power anil
ii-innallty of the spiakir
' Kvangcllst Hrown's sermons are
plain and simply said jet ar- d'-liv
end with that mastery of 'peaking
voice that puts just the right empha
-is in the right plan
The iiiuMr a volnntn-r clu.lr ill
reeled by a lady of the party Is ex
cellent and the party's pianM is an
; expert at that nut of the work.
;i:o. VAitmmi tins nov iiii:i
Italph Anderson four-yeai- old
son of .Mr anil Mrs Ceo Varl.roiigh
illi-.l at the family home at Mead on
Sunday afternoon after a lingering
Illness Ti. funeral services were
i undid ted at the home Monday af
teriiiiou by Itev Kil K llutler pas-
tor of the local llaptlst church fol-
low ed by Interment in Highland
Cemetery The little fellow was op
crale.1 mi for throat trouble s. . ou-
tline ago but did not stem to gel
any letter and gradually became
worse until the end.
Trad" Used fix-cylinder automo-
bile. In finest condition: original!)
nut I3.nno.fi0: to trade for farm
.land. Address "Auto" Drawer C
Durant. Oklahoma. w-n tf
DIDN'T MAST COTTON SAMM.I.
in hi:d CltOSS SACK
'Ciiiis(siii-ull mi t'np itrl. .tic (or Ig-
norant) Coltim Ituisi-r Was IUij-
j. nittiil ! Cotton llujers.
One day rtcntly when lots of cot
ton was being offered on the lreet-
and the price was attractive i.ime
aiiioni: others a farmer with a nice
looking bale lluers swarmed about
cut and sampbil the bal- and ina.l
bids for it
On the corner of Second and Main
street i- a large sack wblih the lte.1
Cross ha.- hung up to receive the
samples pulled from the bales by the
Inner. which ordlnarllv are thrown
upon the street and wasted and tin-
sampb-s thus saved wilt amount to a '
tidv sum at the end of the sia-oii j
One of the buvers started for th"
sai k to drop In the sample h ha I
pulled from the bale when th- f.ir
isinuuile.l all witl.iii bearing I
the remark. "I don't want utiv
of nix cotton in that lte.1 Cross
s.i.k" The I. uer he.-ltated. Iheli
Mirtu-d and threw the simple in th j
wagon whereupon every buver with I
drew hi- bid .-Hid as the pirtv hadn't .
1 n able to get another bid after
Halting f..r an hour. In- at l.i-t drov"
A little time later nnollnr parte
lobleited to putting samples nf -
i-i itoti In the saik. wh.-n a menh-ini
I'rlenil whispered Into bs ear that If
he wanted to sell cotton in Oil- i-ntin j
trv he would In- wis. to not dlspl.ivl
lis luck of Ameiii anlsm. whereupon!
hat party pulled an arm load of cot
ton from bis bah- at.. I d .o-!t l It
i In the sack
STONE DRUG CO.
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CITS OCT iu..
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1 Last Saturday the local exempllon
'.oaid renlveil from th- district
lio-ird ii ll-t of 24 more viuini' men
certified back as remlv for mllllaiv
servile- Y Johnson. Ceo It
Morris. John MlKln-ll iol i. Win
fre.l Harden (col) Terry .liuksnn.
(io i. l.'.reti I'olk .lohn II chlld-O-ol
I. Mi-lvln Hay. John V Martin.
Manuel ICav Trave II Harmon
I' C 1'.. Is. mi (inorgi- I'.dge I.. I. II. ii. I
Ka-terwoo.ler Jim Atiiler-iui W'nl
ter F llllheck. Franklin I' Miunlck.
fieorge II Slpes Clovls l.ifsey II. II
'Morn. Walter I' Wood Albert Lack
ev Shelby lllnklev. and Owen o
Notiie of exemptions denied re
'ci-lvei! Monday a.ld the following to
'the list now elebe for service an I
'table ti call William K llutler
Kdmon Jefferson W c Wbltt'-mor.-.
Itnv V Hart Alvln I' Maker i-l.iiu
ard Klnilt Andy J Mann o A
Sinl'li and ellnry II Orlnslade
. C. MILLION President
GREEN THOMPSON Vica-Pretldent
The First National Bank
Of Durant Oklahoma
THE BANK THAT ACCOMMODATES
I'lii-iuer Diir.iiilile Intestine; Total
III) nine fur tbe War in t.'overii-
iiieiil Sit-iiml l.llM-rt) Irfiiin.
W i: lit. ili.ii k chairman of I lie
illstrbt exemption board which ilH
at .Muslim;! e tells .f t ( i - spirit (lltt-
playid by a foimi-r I'ur.int man now
living In Muskogee toward aiding
tin- Nation in winning the war which
!s well worth spaie f(ir tbe telling
Tin- gentleman tas onslilernble
InteiesiH and a fall ly' large in. nine
large eiiniiKli to luliig him within tho
s.ope of llii- super war tax levied by
tin- liiiveiiimi-ut as a war revenue
iM.-iMiie His plans loutcmplate th-i
liivestiin nl of evcrv dollar lie eaius
this year above tin- m-re-'Hltliiiv for
his family's living In Liberty Loan
Hon. Is. and Ibis lie s carrying out to
Ho- letter That done he anil his
lamlly are .-uliliu; m a lot of the
luxuries ii vvhli h they have ben ac
rut tinned and an- using (he -lavlngs
Hills effected to aid In tin- Iti-il Crusi
Wori.D SSSNTK I'KOSKCHT.
Coutilv Attornev .linp-nn of (ira-
dy county had a narrow escape from'
death .me night recently when two
bullets from ii rifle pattered on tho
wall of his office i lose tn hi head
as he w-n at work Mr Simpson nan
taken nn aggressive leadership in
campaign to rid Chlckasha ami (Ira-
dy ciiunty of vlie
shout ;i: or i.auohkkh ih
The shortiigi- of farm laborers In
I.ogan county s Vi-ry Intense leporls
say and thousands of tons of hay
ire being wasted through Inability
or owners of hay land to procure
'notigh help to put It up
This ii a pretcription prepared tiperlelly
(or MALARIA or CHILLS & FEVCR.
Five or lis dote will break any case and
f taken then at a tonic the Fever will not
-eturn. It ecu on the liver betlertban
Calomel and doea not gripe or licken. 25c
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Evans, E. M. Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 42, Ed. 1, Friday, October 19, 1917, newspaper, October 19, 1917; Durant, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc82727/m1/7/: accessed June 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.