Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 18, Ed. 1, Friday, May 2, 1919 Page: 1 of 12
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Durant Weekly News
Dt'IlANT. OKLAHOMA FRIDAY. MAY L l!uiT
3ks Quits as 1 1 o Jfave tour
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i loped UK'
ii vv ivs Hi points
4 1 fur lint nnt
M i Thlh develop-
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t i III iliui i mnii"'
.1 illllllinillill I mill
iu f .1 i if ii nun p-
f 111 H llllillllllK neces-
.. ii .d.'iiit li.'H' Mr.
h.' . I a ii.iiiii' for himself
nn?l . re ii'" ii in i i- li.inn
i mitt nil' i'iiiir.iiiiiii..i
pi i) si ii ml ni in'- II-
11 iiui' Ii.) inillll.iii.ni mi-
t Willi Mill -lll'l't'l'll
jr. il. ii.'-- when tin' Kod
. ar in int. ..-!' .1 i.ir tnoir
r ii.ihii t. Mint's 'nevery-
I'rlill.in fur linpiiivciu.iil mi sl.
leciitli Avenue I'linn Alula to IMiii
Slivrt is In lit" l-'llccl I'avcininl
Will ('unipli'ti' IMip.
At the next nicctini; of Ilic City
Council property owuoi.s mi six-
teenth Avenue between Miiln mid
r.lin street will tile it pctltlnii rnr
thn puvliiK of Sixteenth Avenue from
.Miiln street to the ninth line of Klin
street. Specific iitinns cull foi a
twenly-fonr toot pavement with the
icurli mid KiltteriiiK. Im-'' to lie tivo-
inch concrerte with two-ln.li blthu-
I This pavement four blocks will
run from Mnln to in front of th
I'lesbytorlun College hulldini; and
complete the loop conncctliiK tin'
Main street pavement anil lh.it which
will he l.i lil the leiiKth of Kim street
' IIoiikIiI IIikIcii Moie.
1 V. 1. Town.ienil A. Co .mil John
lleainilon have hniiKlit the store of
ij. C lluclen & Son. on Main -tieet
i anil will take posses-Ion ol the bus-
I mess as soon as an Invoiiloiy can he
made which is now in process .Mr.
' Iloarudnii. who has heen as-oci.itel
' with Ilrnwn At Co for -ouin tlni"
will have chaiRO nt the business Mr
.1. I' Iladen who was active head ol
I the old firm has not announced his
ifultne course save that he will lake
n much needed lesl lor a while
Stmt eu liiilhliiiK soon.
. The house on the Kialik Phillips
I. i n tin. -tinth -l.le nf Main stieet
!al Fourth Avenue ha- been moved
otf. and Mr. Phillip- will soon com-
mence the election of a 1 lius.1 4i font
one-story brick business house
which will he leased by (he Kllllev
!oats and Suits
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I til I $ VA
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J wm: MS
:?0 to -10 Por Cent Discount
on all Coats Suits and
Dolmans. Such values
never offered before this
early in th eseason.
These Garments are
manufactured by the well
known firms like Sun-
shine and Palmer.
Values to $(0.00 at $:t7.:i0
Values to $15.00 at$-.."l
Values to $37.50 at 2I.."0
Values to $30.00 at $l.r0
Values to $25.00 at $1(!.7.'
Values to $22.50 at I .":
eorgette and Taffeta Dresses
.lust Three Prices 15 of
these Dreshes sizes 10 to
40 all colors at
At $:!.; $.' $(;..'i0
and $11. S5
County Loan Quota $495600
to be Subscribed Friday
I nit II.. . n. . .
i. nr.i i ir- I lie Allienilineni
furnishes a lion-paitis.in Slate Ko.id
Commission headed by the tioveru-
ot who Is dllectlv lesnniisilile tit tilt'
people and c haws the lioaul with
tlni ilnt. .mil .H.I.II.II. ll.tll.. ..r
... .1111.1 .1... . v .i..iii-iitiiii. ii iiui
struct ini; a State-wide svsiem of
iKiin-sui laceo ro.it is
. HKCAI'SK. House Hill r.0f.
IuiiiK motor veliicles which Is now
i.i n.tit ..... t.t.. i.. i .....
in... ii iiii- - iiutjlll lllljllll
if 'not all the money it'quired to pav
the Ko.ui Unnds with interest as the
same mat lire and the ta as.-issed in
the Amendment upon railioads lule-
graph Ilii.' and oil and khs pipe
lines will lie sufficient lo build .mil
tntllllt'lltt ttltl lllf1lliri1. I (llw.i.l ...
iiiiiiiiiuni in- uihiinojn lllli'lll it
miirsti tfi iliiort (axatinn.
.i. urAAinn; i no AiuimtimtMii
mi i'ii i ruitrKfb (in iiuvtMiiur m uu
oian' wiiii iuii rpspoiiMuiiiiy tor ini
failhful iimiiinihlr.Mifni nf Iho avnH-
41 Ik 1.1 t llll.l 11.1 .. tlw i r. ... t
"'' iniiiiOi Him (ll I in" "itlllir lllllf
rroalf.s a Stall Ailviuy Iln.inl of
Ivcnl ( L'fi ritj7PMh t(t lo all
ii'i rK ni' thik Ulnln ullL.iiitiiJiH
I'l.ACKS HHt SIltSI'ltll'IHlN AISII
iKsi(ivri:i iv i:.ch tow.v
AMI SCIIOOI DISTItlCr. AM
CITIZKNS .ltK ASKKI TO VOI
r.VTAItll.V I'KKSKNT TIIKIU
I'l.HIKJIN IV O.VK DAV.
Ml'Mni Count.v's ciuola of the Vie-
loiy l.lheity Loan is t l!irPt;i)n.ii(i
The llr.van County l.lheitv Loan
iirganlzation has decided on the plan
of iniikliiK the ciuota in one iliiv. iiiid
Kiiday. May L" has been designate I
us that day.
On Kilihiv May 2. every propertv
owner and taxpa.ver in the county Is
expected to ptesenl himself or lior-
sell nt the Milmcil house in his dis-
trict If he lives In the country or at
the designated meeting place il ho
lives In town and there learn the
quota tluit has been assigned lor
him to liny and make his suhscilp-
In the countiv the meeting places
will open :t 2 o'clock ill the aflui-
no'iii and clo-e at '! o'c lock-
In the cities and towns the meet-
ing places will open at s o'clock In
the morning and lemain open uuil
ii o'clock In the afternoon.
As a means nf info; inlng the
gHMlest iVllnbei of people po-sibl
of the plan lor placing llr.van Coun-
ty in the loval column A. II Davis
eount.v chairman ha- sent a letter
to -l thou-iinil head- of lamilies in
the county in which the above In-
jfoniMtlnii Is Ritei out. us well as :
2!V!!..r. .!"' 'iMns why AM. Ml'ST
VK TO THK LIMIT KOU
T"'s I he Last War Loan
A number of coutle.s In Oklahonn
have subscribed theli quotas. Sevei-
al of the States In the Nation ale
flnlsheil. This pan of Oklahoma has
been a bit backwaicl this time al-
though when the sl.e of the quota
for till- county Is cousldc 1 the job
is no gie.iter than was ilia- ol the
four pn 'ceding war loans.
In M.nnection uii th. iMmpaign
it Is well feu- fveiy citizen to remem-
ber the following things especially
'those among us who have said the'v
"don't si' jay need of bu.vlug bonds
when the war Is over:"
(Il The (iovciumeut has expend-
ed or i.intractecl to expend this iiion
to It til and clothe and olhervvl-e
maintain Hie unity anil to hiing the
toielgn -en ice. Iiom home.
(2) The Coveinmenl thetcrine
must have the money and will get it
(III The (ioverument. fuilhei-
inoie. has full power lo ral-e all this
money il ne.es-aij. liy a direct tax
pa.valile ia one .vear
lll 'I he mine liberally vv. Imv
bonds the easier we make it on oui-
selves. Inr the bunds aie lo be re-
tlied gr.iduully: while If it were iiee-
essaiy l.i lesorl to a direct tax with-
in a shoil span of time the bunleu cit
taxation would mount to untold
Reasons Why You Should Vote
For Good Road Bonds
cwencv ci.ip cmens to give all
parts of the Slate represent at ion.
and a Citl.ens' Inspection llonid ol
three for each county lo initepeiicl-
.intlt' (nklimit !iml nni mi lilt m.lnr.
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ial and work in its respective coun-
ty. These tommittees seive without
pav. and lor Hie good of the Slate
i. iii-ji'Ai .-it-;: Tim Aineniiment
permits no bonds to he sold until
the portion ot the highway lo be
paid for theiewith ha- been con-
stiuctecl inspected and approved
saving all Inleiest charges until we
uctimll.v have the portion paid fnr
with the piincipal of the Ilonds
3 lli:CAI'SK: The Aineniiment
leaves the resources of the citizens
ot each icuiil.v untouched and untax-
ed to In- used in the const ruction of
eount.v loads supplementing the ss-
torn of hlghvvas.
(!. HIH'Al SK: The Aniendnient
will enable our State Road Commis-
sion to completely and Hilly mel
I the ieiiiirenieiits of the Federal
Covernment in aiding Slate rnac!
lonstructlnn. and serine for us in
. building the proposed -.v.steiu of
Stale loads Federal aid in an
amount la eec-s of $20.onomiu.on.
7. We prefer the system provid-
ed li the Amendment to the "Thom-
as plan" of cliiect ) early taxation re-
i quiring the counties to pay one-
I third ot the cost of construction and
maitenance of Slate highways for
the leason thai the burden of con-
struction should be borne by the
ni-lncinat users anil hcnc licinrles nf
! the State highvva.vs; and the piop-
. ertv of the citizens of the county
'should only be taxed for the cop-
'striiction o county highvva.vs: and.
for the luither leason that a com-
prehensive svsiem can only he con-
striiclecl thiough a plan e.xteuiling
over a period of .veais such as pro-
vided in the Constitnlion.il Amendment
Vnmlier nt Infininl Machines Act.
tiles-til to I'tximillc'iit .Men of the
('oimti.v Alt- round In Uu. l's
Office in .et Vml Cilv.
With the discoverv hv Covein-
nii'iil agents of sixteen bnnibs in Hi"
New ork twist nffli... ililtiiuui..i n
that many piominent men. in ad.ll-
tlnn to six moro that had alieady
been sent to ntlier tiiMitiimuit n.i
pie detectives are in search of the
iniernai machines in the hope of
thwarting a natlon-vvlde bomb plot.
Senator ll.uilu lilm nl' Cinni-I . r...
celvecl one.' of the homhs this week.
vvntcli lieing delivered at his hom
exploded and injured his wife and n
woman seivant. but killing no one.
Otheis that hate inrelvml tin i in !.
ages are Federal Judge l mills of
Chicago Mayor Hansen of Seattle
vvasniugion ami otncis
The discoverv u:is mini hv
clerk in the New Yolk post oflUe
after the packages which were
mailed with the proper amount of
postage for parcel post shipments
weie found lo have; been sealed with
red wafers making them flint class
mail. The homhs contained in the
p.ucels weie found lo show great
skill in their piepai.itiou
Alleged IM'scitcrs Arre-ltsl
'I'he sheilff's lone .Mondu) ai res-
ted two men charged with desertion
fioui the aim) and have been in
structcd to take them to Hie near.m
ainiv post and get the oftered le-
waul of fifty dollars each One of
the men was Hubert W. Ilogan who
deseitecl ft inn Ft S.im Houston op
Nov 2V.li. and has been at large
sine n then The other was Oaniol
Johnson whose home is near Hlue
who In charged with having de-eit-ed
.Ne.ii'l) All Other Jiic-tinn- Have
llts'ii IH-po-eil of lit the I'eacn
Cnnfi'i-ciics' The (lerinaiK llnvci
Oeclilecl lo Olve t'p Kiaii-t'liau.
Save tor tint difference between
Italy's demands and the expressed
principles adopted by the Pence Con-
ference nbuut nil other matters de-
la) Ing the signing ot the pence pact
have been settled according to wiro
ropoits sent out Thuisday morning.
Cermany has consented to l ho sui-
rencler of the strongly fortified Klau-
Chan on the Chinese coast and Ja-
pan is later on in tiiin to give thn
leirltory hack to China.
Belgium has asked the Council
for an advance on the indemnities to
be paid by Otirmnuy that the dn-
vastateel country iniiv be rebuilt and
this Is being ariaiiged
Italy still lemalns firm In her de-
demand for Fiume and D.ilmatla
Premier Orlando after quitting the
Peace Conference a few clns ngo.
went to Home whole he win given
an ovation mill the Italian Chamber
of Deputies voted to sustain his po-
sition. .Meantime tint Peace Con-
ference Is going ahead with other
points of settlement.
It is said that if Italy should
show a disposition to give up its
claims which Wilson hud denied
them with the approval of Mnyd
Ueoige ami Clement e ui. that the
Piesldent will probably make sug-
gestions that will pel mil of contin-
uing the discussion without a sarri-
fl.e of dignlly on the part of Italy
Mine. Tleajp Threateiieil
All electrical workers stilke in tho
McAlester district called foi this
week threatens to tie up Indefinite-
ly the coal iniulng Industry In that
llillslioi-i lai- Aiie-tecl.
The -herilf'.s loice ai rested a cou-
ple of )oung b.ivs here Wednesday
who are wanted at Hillsboro T'-xic
for the htirglaiy ot a jewelry -tore.
when considerable goods weie stol
en. They are lodged in the county
jail awaiting (he anivnl nt oliiceis
tioiu the Texas city.
Knfoix-e Wartime I'roliibiliou.
Attorney (ieneral ol the I'uiled
Slates Palmer announces thai his de-
part mem will attempt the enloi ce-
ment of the wartime piohibition ol-
der which becomes elfective Jul) I
unless annulled hv eexcutlve nrder
The announcement savs the depail-
nient will vigorously prosecute all
violate!- ol the law.
Ten Die fiom Kxplo-ion.
When Thomas HalKud a fanner
living near Chelsea. Oklahoma stall-
ed a lire with coal oil Tuesday morn-
ing a terrlllc explosion occurred and
the whole lainly of ten perished In
the lire that swept the house. Hal-
l.ii il thiew a can ol keioscne on the
liiel. not knowing that a bed ol ted-
I hot coals was underneath. The le
! suiting" explosion shook the house.
(iciiiinii) Will Sign.
Clo-e student- nf the (ierm.iu sit-
uation piedlct that (iermati) wilt
sign the ulliecl pe.iie pioposals re-
gardless ol the hard terms they will
carry unless some unfore-een ex-
plosion of what may remain of the
old Cerman pati lolism should oci ur.
We Have No Pickled Turkey Feet
in stock no deviled Horse lludi.sli or sttifted Olive Seed:
but we do have a store filled tiom floor to foiling with
substantial every-day foods that folks buy every day in
the week. We have just at this time a
Most Wonderful Display of
Well Worth a VMt to the Store to See.
The next time yon are in town. Come to Our Store.
We Make The Prices
Cobb & Strickland
We Have I'leuty of Barley Shorti ow for Hop Feed.
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After Easter Clean-Up
Coats Capes and
Dolmans at 25 to
From ihree to four dozen latest Spring Nats from (Satje.
Hsk Klzee. Frankle and others that .sold trom $7.S.ri to
$:i!.8.-. at n Savin; to You of
One Half to One Third
lU'iintiliil Coats from Wooitex lledfern ISiseliol and
Sperber in either full IS and fiJ leiiKths. or the new
t'apes Dolmans and Jersey lOfl'eels: all new ehoice
spring weaves and shades.
Smart Spring Suits the box nffeets with Vestees llraid
and Ilutton trims the very thing for travel street or
Yon need a Wrap for motoring cool evenings or mornings.
Don't .Whs Seelnir These Before They Are Picked Out.
time to uet
a New Hut
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Evans, E. M. Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 18, Ed. 1, Friday, May 2, 1919, newspaper, May 2, 1919; Durant, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc82833/m1/1/: accessed October 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.