Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 48, Ed. 1, Friday, November 28, 1919 Page: 1 of 10
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Durant Weekly News
DURANT OKLAHOMA FRIDAY NOV. 28 1919
ST LETS BIG
S. E. EDUCATION
IN SESSION HERE
IN MEXICO NOW
CONFRONTS U. S.
WEST SIDE OF
STATE MAY TAKE
COAL BY FORCE
Citizens Threaten to Um Arms to
Oet Necessary 'al for the Protec-
tion of their Families If It is No-
cessnry for Them to do so.
.. Iu (In IViiifriirt nf
Uniii "- . - -
li iti.ldrr N I'n-paiiliK to lie-
(.il. in Pin"'"- l'slllt Day.
r..iilt of tho action of tho
fill i ouncii '; ""'
i l mill Will IHCKIU II1U IHI-
L.lne Kltliraci uvm iui. in mu
for ttiat mailer in uns seg-
cr' two bidders E. C.
(linn jnt. mid C. Dyer & Co.
j c( tho former being decided
r.t ami I't'si.
Jrfl till alleys " lilu uuaiuuaa
;am! I.nst street. Second av-
to 1'' pavuu ur iwu iiiutui
wm the I' risco iracas an iuis
;reto pavements aro to bo laid
L ave:iue from Elm street to
Ml avenue irom lihi aireci 10
Lsvcuic from Main droit to
ftrcc t from Sccand avenue
Ijti ilty limits.
Lacil :i of Hio council loto con-
rall lining yet solicited. Mr.
i a ! ion m liis contractor s
lj Hied r.mi uppruvuu win ui
lien .iclivc operations and if
lather permits a good start
!Ule during thu coming
:m ::uany ol property n:-
l by t!i linprovemenis are ju-
hK '. matter his bcn set-
Word was received at tho capital
yesterday that citizens of tho west
side of tho State avowed they would
get what coal thoy needed oven if
they had to resort to tho uso of arms
to got it.
With a cold waTo rapidly swoop
ing down upon them tho pcoplo of
that Boctlon aro said to bo in no
mood for trifling and it any coal
shows up In their iclnlty thoy nro
not going to havo it diverted to othor
parts of tho country oven if thoy
havo to tal;o it from tho railroads
by forco so tho report ays.
Tho Department of Agrlculturo as-
sisted tho Census Bureau in prepar-
ing tho list of questions to bo asked
of ovciy farmer at the cumin;; census.
tied and tomo o: no property ha3
already shot up In price.
Mr. Damn tho successful bidder.
has dono much satisfactory paving
in tho city and that he is to havo tho
contract Is a matter for congratula-
tion of tho property owner. In ol-
der that railway tranrportation trou-
bles may not affect tho wink Mr.
Daunt will arrango to cruih his own
rock if necessary and in other was
make tho Job independent of outside
Mr. Haum's bid on the entire job
vvaa $214912.11. The cnnciete 11.1v
ins will cost approximately eight
dollais a front foot.
ON COAL STRIKE
No Difference on Amount of Ijlvi'ifi
Cost. Hut Can't Agree As to Its
WvMo-i Mr 1 don Intimates out
Operators Made Idirsr l'roflt.
Like tho miners and operators
who.?? troubles it was trying to ad-
Just President Wilson's Cabinet on
Tuo-day seemed hopelessly dead
locked on tho question of a wage in
rrcaso in tho bituminous ro.il in
After a sK hour soislon. t.ho Cab-
lent which took up the wugi rcalo
asiccment whore operators am! min-
ora1 loft oft last wook. adjourned lor
u day. when another at'cmi't with
Iho aid ot Fuel Administrator Gar-
field will ho mado to a'xrr". upon a
pay scalo that will satisfy tho mine
woikeis and owners and tht people
in all Fcctlons ot tho country.
The proper basis far computing
tho proporcd wage cdvance and the
ratio ot dividing tho consequent in-
creaso in cost of produrtlo i of ro.it
between tho operators and lao public
aro understood to havo lnv.i the
points ot dlffcrcnr" aiiioiv; Hit; Cab
Inct members. Dr. GarflMd who
took a leading part In tho ll"cu!'.slcrn.
took issue with Pcrrc'.'wv ot Labor
Wilson as to tho mcthoJs of applying
tho figures accepted by bo:b.
Fccret-iry Wilson's C3tlma'c that
Iho cost of living had Incrr-ued 7!
pcr'cent over 1014 was ."rapt'id it
was undeisjood but a dli'ore'Ho of
opinion suoso as to tho application ot
this and other flguies in ro.npiitlm
an iroicT-i' In wage.
Secretary Glass said th it he nii?hl
have "some verj interesting liqures"
at the next n.i uting omnh.isizin ; th'it
Largo Number of Traclirrs Present
and Very Interesting Sessions Aro
llelng Had. Will bo Concluded on
Saturday Nlsht of This Week.
KIL THE FAVORITE
ML TRIMMED SUITS
la' i faorc(l browns and
. .'lid home in mannish mix-
ii- trimmed with furs and fur
.'or.. 'ji becomingly contrasted
219.50 $23.75 $34.50
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lM' i ril' .
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FA SH ION ABLE FALL
AND WINTER COATS
The richest in appearance
and the most becomingly at-
tractive styles selected from
our entire stocks and re-marked
for special selling.
$14.85 $19.50 $24.50
November Sale of
In Serge Satin Tricotines.
$14.95 $19.50 $24.50
w mm' w wwr -
Thursday Friday and Saturday of
this week Durnnt is host to tho teach-
ers nf the Southeastern Education
Association and it is estimated that
about one thousand aro preBent al-
lowing for somo who will nrrlvo on
Thursday night and Friday morning.
The accommodation of such a
largo number of visitors has taxed
all facilities but tho citizens aro do-
ing all they can tho Commercial
Club working strenuously nnd tho
teachers aro good natured all of
nhich has tended to alleviate tho sit-
uation and provido comfortably for
at least tho grcator portion of thoso
who arc hero. Indeed it is quito
likely that each and every ono will
bo cared for in a manner to reflect
credit on tho clly and thoso who
have been devoting their tinio and
cncigy to tho matter.
Tho first session is being held on
Thuisdny oening at tho Mctho.llbt
chunh. After a musical conceit by
the Normal orchestra Kcv. C. 1).
f'ro-.. will deliver tho invocation. An
address of welcome by that popular
and premier oiator Chas. K. McPher-
ieii ot Durant with a response by
Supt C. W. Itichards ot Ardmoiu
will then follow. Then will come the
annual addiess ot the president of
thu A-nrlutlon. Supt. W. G. MuMer-
Pfiii of JlcAlchtcr. The evening ses-
rion il'l he concliiiluil iiy an audi ess
alorg rdur.itlonnl lines by Dr. Chsih.
11. llrough. Governor of the State ot
! Allc.nwi. one of the Soillli's gic.it-
RESIGN HIS JOB
Head of (ileal I'lateriial Order Is
Hooted From the Hall at a Meet-
ing Held In Oklahoma City (in the
Insurance Hate Question.
After hooting W A. Fraser Bovor-
eign commander of tho Woodman of
tho World from the convention floor
Monday afternoon delogntes to tho
convention of tho order in Oklahoma
City amid wild demonstrations' then
passed 11 resolution that ho resign as
head of the sovereign body in order
tu promote tlio welfare of Woodcraft.
The votu wus virtually unanimous.
Fraser wan granted thirty minutes
time to defend his positiou nnd con-
duct of tho nft.tlrs of tho organiza
tion but was unablo to hold thu floor
moio than twenty minutes. Cat calls
and cries of derision finally drovo
him from tho stage.
D. F.. Dradshaw general nttornoy
for tho organization followed Frasnr
and tiled to quiet tho commotion
Fraser had raised hut his efforts on-
ly got tho national offlcors in bad
again nnd ho was virtually fenced
from tho platform.
Hwnlutor.3 calling upon IJio mom-
hois of the organization In thu dis-
trict to contlnuo their policies on
the old basis until tho mattor onti bo
(liri'shed out In court were prosunted
by William M. Franklin clerk ot the
Supiemo Com t of Oklahuma and
li.u seel unanimously.
Fiery speeches denouncing Fiasor
for extiavagaucu in offlcu and mis-
management of thu orsanizatlo.i'u II-
nanies Mere made by Judgo O. II
Seair) Judgo It. F. Swank. Tom Uo-
Cabinet CoiislderliiK tli Trouble Hut
No Announcement or n Hcrision
Has lUvn Made. latest Iteporta
Say Jenkins Is Still Held.
Tho now flare-up over tho Mexican
problem growing out of tho Jonklns
enso was given serious consideration
Tuesdny at a mooting ot tho Presi-
Thoro was no Intimation as to th
course to bo pursued by this Govern-
ment in event Prosldont Carranza re-
fused to answer tho noto from tho
State Department domanding Immcil-
latn roloaso of William O. Joukin.
consular agent at Puobla hold on a
chargo of conniving with bandits
who kidnnped him and hold him for
a $100000 ransom.
No attempt was mado to concoal
Iho fooling that tho situation was a
sorlous ono dud that rotations bo-
tween tho United Stntos and Moxico
woro strained. Officials said thn
thrco departments- State War. nnd
Navy- woro toady to deal with any
sltua'.lon aiislng out of a moro defi-
ant attltudo by tho Carranza admin-
istration toward tho Unltod States.
ihey had Ixmi nuiplled for the pub-j cat cilui itma and a man
lie anil pot for the fithlurt. Ho 0c-' tichnol eperienti'.
lln.'d to say whether they were thn
Tic mil y Depatiiucnt on ex
its from tl'e coal indulstrv.
Sigulllriiiiro s attr.clied to this
.'innouncemeni l-i view ot the I lit
bat I'm i::i mnt o" profit nnde by
The ircoml geni'ial M'saion will be
held in the audilmitim ot tho Nor-
' prof- mi j' i fay afternoon. The piogram
Iconl.il'v a i addie.s on "The OMaho-
ma High Ktlmols" by M. A. Nash
Chief High School Inspector of Ok
laliomu: adilies-s bj l'nil. A. I.ln
Sharpen tho axu and go hunting
illno and other Insurgent leaders.
Hundreds ot members contribut-
ed to a fund to defray expenses no-
tesi.iiy to bringing a leieivership
suit against thu Biipiemu officials to
enjoin them to prevent rato Increas-
es and tu piovunt tho paying of ?2G-
O(K) ti ye'ir silaiy voted Fraser at tho
hint uitlonal convention.
'.ho co.1 o'ur.itois during the l.e i ipLheld of the Xotm.il on "Old ideals
two years and the percentage .-r i"-
ciea.se In any pus Ible wage mm1- :id-
vanco which tho operators might be
asked to baar havo been the most
bitterly disputed points In tho ten-
ti o. ei by.
The .statement of former Secretary
lit the Tieasuror McAdoo. charging
that home coal emu urns made enoi-
moiih prollls during his inrumb"ii'V
ennie in tor discussion by the C.ibinet
!t vtsisi leineil but no one i.'ould say
what f.'ii'.i 111- discussion took.
sai.i: or fink mauks
l Ill'IIA.NT SAT I IIDAV
The King r.iothci.s sal- of lilly
l in-1 P(ii-hirii. nf) ! v .. l'liui s.
piUeiii-'eil 1" a lull p.ige of last
eel;'t issue ol the News is to 1
held ill Dliant hi M SatuMl.i;..
m nibei ;i. at llulili.iid's limn 1
and Neii Teachings." ami an address
by Dr. W. W. Phelnn ol Oklahoma
fnier..ly on "Moths.tion of Sehool
Frida evening the thiid si-s.lon
will be at the .Methodist church.
Theie will lie a conieit by the Nol-
ir.al unliestra and iuldress.es by V.
" Caiileibuiy secretary of the Ok-
lahoma Kdm.ition Association of Ol;
1 ihomii City; Dr. W W. Phelan ot
OU..1I10111.1 t uler.slt mid Dr. J. it.
Ii i.ell of tin fnlvir-ily of Ail.a-is.is.
Th" morning of the last day (Sat-
in day) will (iiudude the meeting.
I'ul at that time romineiiniig at
:: J'' at the .Mi'thodisl chunh tlii'ie
wi'l be rddre-ses b Dr. II. i: I'un-
'llnghal'i of the Slate fniveisity
.ml Dr. i'lederick .1 Kelley. of the
I nlvislly of Kansas. 'I lie lenialnil-
II of I he se-sion will be ilmiited to
hu-iness m.itteis of the Association.
Friday owning theie Is to be a
b.iiiiiuet and leieiuoiiial of thu "An-
Will ("I'lll") Heilly Ji .11 of
Vi' mill Mis Win. H. Ilelll.. nf lln-
nint. whn hns l.ei.11 ilieiuhi'ii? M-linul I b nt Ol dor of the lied Ited Itose."
mi Kt MmvM Iv-.misms Is iwitiw. im- :.i All of the teacheis will hold d
Thanksgiving visit with his patents. I p.iilinemal meetings in vaiious lass
Hill is making a record for himself "ims ni uie .orniiii iniiii". ........
at the big H'hool and his paients and'
ft lends aie p.oud of him. NI1WS OXi: D.U I.AUIA
In older to give einplo)ees an ol-
Seveial cmiesuondent.s' letters te- pmtunity to enjoy Thanksgiving the
coived this week are crowded out on 'Durant Weekly News is Issred one
account of going to pi ess eaily. day early this week
Beginniig Friday Alter
Every Suit Coat?
Dress and Hat
(SEE PAGE 3)
Do You Suppose
THIS STORE GREW BIG BY ACCIDENT?
Two years ago I employed one clerk and made about 10
sales per day. Last Saturday (six clerks working) the
cash register clicked off 700 Sales totaling more than
$1000.00 for the day.
October Sales Totaled $12fl00.00 November Will lie
This store does by far the largest spot cash business of
any store in Durant or liryan County.
People who trade here know they are not "charged up"
to help pay the slow fellows' bills.
Watch this space for new Monogram Signature with
adopted Motto attached which will be shown as soon as
received from the electrotype shop at Dallas. Winner will
be announced at the same time.
. . Strickland
Successor to Cobb &. Strickland
THE IllG BUSY SECOND AVENUE STORE
While we have bought enough drummers samples at a
reduction of one-quarter to one-third to fill in sizes yet wo
have selected only dependable lines that we have tried out
and now while you have time to get much service or may
need something to replinish your wardrobe we will sell
these high-grade Garments and Hats at prices as low as
most garments made up for cheap sensational sale pur-
poses. OUR STOCKS NOT LARGE
But if you come in time to get fitted you'll get
From nationally-known brands like
WOOLTEX REDFEKN B1SCHOF
and KIKSHBAUM MITCHELL BROS.
In Coats Suits and Dresses and such as
GAGE FISK ELZEE FUANKLE and
Others equally well known in Millinery'.
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