The Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 6, Ed. 1, Friday, February 11, 1921 Page: 3 of 8
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ppmAY. FEB. 11 1921
AGRICULTURAL NEWS NOTES
United States Department of 'Agriculture
State A. & M. College Extension Service
G. B. Dunlap Miss Fannie Buie
County Agent. Home Dem. Agt.
Inciter's Notei The New Ii ua to
from any source perutnlne; to farm
work farm development and farm
Interest. All that ta required la ac-
curacy In aU atatementa made. It
U our desire to make this depart-
meat of real Interest.)
FORTY-FIVE FINE GILTS
PLACED WITH 45 BOYS
elk Mad lnn ov F 'anelns; Bo
U.I.I.W flnnd Hforlc
! ..Ml.- P.
mk..nh the operation of a perpetual
. t.nff raising scheme financed for
he first time last year by ten banks
if the county iony-no muie "wu
ounty farmer boys are now In possess-
on or a iiu- - ------'
tth plRSt all or me mwr ui muui is
ihelr'a for the care aare two.
tjmt vear ten banks bought and paid
or thirty-six registered gilts. These
tlready with pig were placed with
hlrty-slx farm boys under a contract
hat the boys were 10 care ior mora
rlv and that the pick ot two plga
rom the litter were to be returned
o the banks leaving the boy the orl-
llnal gilt and all or ner iiuer save two
or his trouble Tne pian coniempiaiea
nt these two pigs received by the
inks would In turn be pot out with
ihr bovs. Under the arrangement
he number of glltB would be greatly
ncreased each year until in a lew
tears the gilts and the off spring
reuld make an Immense drove or fine
Logs in the county.
The banks cooperating In the work
Lere. First National Durant Nation
al American State and Commercial
Rational Banks of Durant First State
If Calera Farmers and Kenetlck State
if Keneflck: Guaranty State of Achllle
guaranty State of Bennington Okla
homa State of Caddo. The plan has
forked so well that the banks have
rrltten off the amounts Invested
liven the Investment entirely to the
aune of good hoes.
As to the hon who were given gilts
U8t year one or two yost theirs
llralght out through disease and one
bine or another caused several to
aake a poor showing and their con-
tact lme been extended but to say
he least ot it. the plan has worked
or out or thlrty-Blx original gilts
Drty-flve more boys get a contract this
The boys given a contract and a gilt
his year are as follows.
ola Cantletierry Albany;
lauilne TeaRue Albany;
lonas Mulkey Albany;
lethel routes Keneflck;
percer Sesslonn CaddQ Route 3;
llmer Shockley Keneflck;
Kla Patton Caddo Route 1;
llna Herring Caddo Route 1;
anford Goforth Keneflck;
kite Mantooth Calera;
verett Crowell Calera Route 1 ;
Iton Clinton Calera;
inn l.von. Calera:
larald Carter Calera;
larvin Henson natter;
eo Mahana. Caddo Route 1;
lugene LewiR. Caddo Route 1;
ouls wiaenhunt Caddo Route t;
lias Ilocan. Caddo:
ewls Trnmmell. Mead: .
lubert Stlluell. Durant Route z;
'tto Morgan Durant Route 1;
'ernon Uonham Caddo Route 3;
thell Prultt. Durant. Rnlltn a Rut 11-
nice Iteynolds. Durant Route z;
oy Herring. Caddo Route 3;
Idwln Haynle Durant.
axter Kverett. Durant. Until t:
vld Karneit. Durant Route 2;
aie Armstrong Keneflck Route 1;
os ArmRtrnnir. Kpnaflnb nlni i
edd lloldge Keneflck Route 1;
aymon nye Durant;
ra Krebb Achllle;
tley Washnr ll.nHri..
laud Anderson Bee;
Jnuie tirice Bee;
oy Ballard. Achllle;
wnnle ItlgKerntaff Arhllle;
kwrence Foster. Durant;
parley Sweenpv AhiiiA.
fck Wadley. Rokchlto;
pe Mng. Keneflck;
DlllKCT INCOHK SHOULD
AI'I'EAH l FARM ACCOUNTS
Lal'or Income Is not the limiting fac-
r In determining hn n..i h ...
'!"h'lu h to eat but it la the de-
""""; Iacor for the wage earner
'' my. rood fuel and shelter
e primary reniiiaif. .. ...... ...
rm furnishes it rnnia.. . ..
'oportlon of these necessities In ad-
-! 11 inn InnnM. M. . m
i i t. ""-"""j no uenves irom
i 1 '. Tm "r0(Juc' Thesethlngs
1 .K 'lrni furnishes directly toward
nliv K."x"n'M'8 of the farmer's
"ally mum. vi. . .....
I. """ " "ve even tnougn
crops arc poor. Thl Indirect In-
-- lliim ihn ...
nim.. V urm s otten under-
rou. .fIcn ""recognised unless
fdlnc It in ::!.' accurately re-
!m ii ii "" accountine sys-
ull... "niii-iii or Agriculture
llll- I'fll.Lr m m.i.i . . -.
" Hi IIIMU
rho r "-r"- uf today we rolKs
ihn .'. oton '1 thoae other folks
h.lr umung uh nnd doing
urr oUMincu .. ii .... . .
re w i-n ... ... " u "c" r"a
"e is ih j ...
We i . "au er wnicn we
-th i "k'"t our cotton to mark.-t
' and ul"lt U lH roh nn
and winding. There are freauent
loiklni!." At "H e" B n speculator
slnmr i.'. " "llr!y from the
tt ani . "eonu- n It we see
r ie''OWrt Bn" des"alrr we
'avln. i .?ur "'o'hers. our children
THE DURANT WEEKLY NEWS
nre going to follow If there la any
And there In annthpr n. ni.tnt.MM.
Cotton Grower's Association This
ruuu Bireicnes Btrulght and srhooth
from our farms a th mil.. m
At the end of the road Ir the nplnner
reaay 10 pay to us now that we are
able to eo all tha wav . tiM n...
selves not only what the speculator
an ucen paying us Dut the profit
that the speculator made as well. With
this additional money wc enn get out
of debt provide tnr nnr r.miiiA. .i..
things that the family of evenV Ameri-
can citizen In Antltln n t.n. A? .
fortable home warm clothing whole-
some food good schooling for our
children that will fit them to be ad-
vantages of modern civilisation. '
NOW. Which In thl. halt -..A h.li.l
......w nu ?lll-n
one would you choose? Remember we
are right at the forks now. We must
go one way or the other we can't
Btand Btlll. TtlA r)Ananj.... a t
culture State Market Commission the
V...AHUIUB a. s m. college the 80
thousand CallfnrnlAA hn ..
the new road all say that it la the
one lo ioiiow. WHAT DO YOU SAY?
Farmer are gavlaa; Waste Laad By
Several farmera of ih. ....... k
found that It often pays big dividends
In waste land saved for cultivating
terrace. To fix up land In this fashion
.cwmrcB mree men with teams one
turning plow and a Martin ditcher.
Sam Maytubby Sr. has a 200 acre
farm four miles. went nnt t-- ....
north of Caddo. Fortv net-.. ne ..i
soon have been so badly washed that
i wuuia ue useless ror farming pur-
poses. By a little expense Mr. May-
luDoy nas terraced the endangered
part of the farm and headed off the
Four miles straight o.t .i n.jj.
on the Keneflck road is the farm of
u. n. joines He has eTfehty acres
that are In srooii nhm. ... w... .
- -..... aiwn UUI IB
far-sighted enough to Bee that the land
win do damaged by wash In a few
years and plans to terrace.
North of Durant th e-i..i h. j
Place has been terraced and fifteen
"" ' 'ana saved that would shortly
have become so imHiv naoh..i ... ..
Slnny ilrl Arr Intermtrd la Pan-
More than Qnp.hitmi.arf an.i ...
. ..-... .... nu tiny uoys
and girls of the county have enlisted
... me worn oi tne Poultry Club un-
der the direction of Demonstrator Miss
Fannie Bule. The object of the work Is
to induce the young folks to raise all-
purnose Dure hrri hinv.. -...-.- .
- .7 ....cd wnicn in-
cludes their Phnton n .k n.j.
WA v iwiid JIOCK8
Wyandotte and Orpington breeds Miss
ou.o lumisnes one setting of pure
bred earn to nrv ntn...- . ...
!.... J ...V...UC. WIIU Will
first buy a setting. During Better
"'" "i January 17-22 thirty
eight settings of eggs were placed aa
well aa ten pens of pure bred stock
each pen consisting of four pullets
and one cockrell.
Raising Toatatoea Far Coaaaaerelal
Seventy-five girls of the county have
already joined the Canning Club ac-
cording to Miss Bute and eight of
them will undertake to grow and can
tomatoes only for the commercial mar-
ket. The work of this club consists
of gardening canning cooking and
sewing and the girls are showing
VnerlaatlBK Their Cattle Asalast The
West of Calera the blackleg got a
little start 'among boiiio cattle and
might have resulted seriously if not
stopped by vaccination. L. E. Watklns
acclnated nine head of Jersey cattle
nnd J. W. Damron living east of Wat-
klns a little piece vaccinated seven
head. The vaccination Is done every six
months for two eurs which It Is be-
lieved makes the animal forever Im-
mune from the disease.
Cheeklag Hog Main With Crude OH
Tom Tlllery who lives four miles
Worth of Mead found a sort of itch or
hog mange among his stock which
seemed to be getting the better of
them. Upon expert advice Mr. Tlllery
gave fifty head of hoga a crude oil
dip. This treatment Is found to cure
the hogs of the mange which If not
cured will ruin the animal.
Sold Twenty Hoga T Cooperative
The Cooperative Live Stock Develop-
ment Association of Oklahoma City
has bought twenty head of fine two-
year old gilts from E. C. Terrell to
be used for breeding purposes by the
association. The stock was raised on
the fine hog ranch owned by Mr. Ter-i
rell just south of Albany which Is
operated by H. WJsely.
I'nlng Sweet Cloter Far Paatare aad
C. W. Scruggs who occupies the
Frank Lewis farm five miles north-
west of Durant has found sweet clover
very profitable for fattening hogs
and for general pasture purposes. Five
acres of It seeded a few years ago
furnished pasture for fifteen head of
hogs besides the calves and work
stock and then goes to seed. The hogs
fatten to fine condition with no other
feed than the clover. Mr. Scruggs
is planting twelve more acres this
year which he will use for hay.
K .1. Mldklff who lives next to
Scruggs. Is also planning to plant sev-
eral acres for pasture
Maklnic Demon! rat loa qa ".prlag
Jess Boyd who lives four miles
northeast of Durant is making a dem.
omitratlon on spring Barley this year
under approved rules. He is planting
five acres to this seed which is drilled
In to the ground already plowed using
a bushel and a half to the acre.
I TUVVB r ITCS-Tt
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Dr. . L. Reynolds
Eye Ear Nose and Throat
and Glass Fitting
Over Corner Drug Store
Effective at once will make a considerable re'
duction on all Fruit Trees if bought in lots of
one hundred trees and more.
This is YOUR OPPORTUNITY to secure the
very best fruit trees at a marked saving to your
Consult us regarding your needs we give ex-
pert service in this line.
Durant Nursery Company
Phone 282 J
1631 W. Main
TO THE PUBLIC
We have installed an extra linter with
condenser for making lint for quilting pur-
poses and making a price of 5c per pound.
Cotton Seed Hulls at $5.00 per ton and
meal at $1.60 per sack.
Our mixed feed "Durco" containing 20
per cent meal and 80 per cent hulls mixed
by machinery in 100 lb. bags a properly
balanced ration at $1.00 per sack.
Should We Have "Humps"
in front of Credit Grocery Stores
and Oil Stock Peddlers?
TO FORCE AVTOISTS
TO SLOW DOWN
Des Moines Iowa Jan. 31.
Speeding autoista in Iowa will
go up in the air at railroad
crossings if a bill introduced in
the State Senate today becomes
law. It provides for "humps"
in highways a short distance
each side of the tracks and is
for the purpose of making auto-
mobile drivers approach slowly
and thus reduce chance of acci-
dents. The humps would be of con
crete full width of the road-
way six inches high and with a
10-inch slant placed from 50 to
iuu feet from the railroad
track. Durant Democrat.
Great many folks get to liv
ing to fast because thev can
buy it on time the deeper they
get in debt the faster they live
and the faster they live the
deeper they get in debt.
Why don't you at least try
paying cash for your groceries
pay less and pay as you go.
Writing in Durant Daily
Democrat Feb. 7th Mr. W. E.
Creath Pres. and Gen. Mgr. of I
the Blue Oil Co. who has just
struck oil in Bryan county '
says "I believe it wise at this
time to warn those who do hot
know the business to stay out." '
' Every time we see a derrick
going up Tom Dick and Harry
and everybody expects to be-
come a "coal oil Johnnie" over
night but about all most of 'em ge"t is
"Creosote on the seat of their
breeches" setting around on drilling
timbers waiting for their "gusher to
Same thing is true of "Prune Ped-
dling" ninety-five per cent of all re-
tail grocers finally go broke. Take it
from "Yours Truly" if you don't know
the grocery business you'd better stay
out after a fellow fights "advertising
premium scheme sales
men and so-called "specialty men" a few years he comes to
the conclusion that quiet (?) meditation and peaceful associa-
tion with "old Beck" down the long romantic corn rows is not so
bad after all.
W. E. STRICKLAND
P. S. Next time in town come around to the "Prune Shop" on
North Second Avenue (you know that "Red Sign Board")
L. N. Clark former Federal Stock Inspector for Bry-
an County in charge of stock dipping has been trans-
ferred to McAlester and the undersigned is now in
charge of the work for Bryan County
No cattle are permitted to be shipped from Bry-
an County without an inspection and the railroads
are so informed and will not accept for shipment until
same are inspected and approved for shipment by the
undersigned and persons desiring to move cattle from
quarantined places in Bryan county should apply to
the undersigned for inspection and dipping.
Federal Inspector for Bryan County
Grider Building N Third A ve Durant Okla
Residence Phone 521
lth J"."1 .e?uon fle'l8- broken In
DURANT COTTON OIL CO.
P and Jl . "i. many of. our ttle
thl. ?." " he o market
u- Surely im. " JUW Brce
reiy this I not 'in road we
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