The Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 6, Ed. 1, Friday, February 11, 1921 Page: 5 of 8
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UinAV. FEB. 11. 1921
AKERS HERE SUNDAY
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iart oi ""'V""-rt :;-
&a.econ..uct;d by t h. .National
. ... .......iini'u will be held
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on Sunday cvenims. ....-w -
...i.ic In Hie evening m cnch
r churchm no follows: At the
..i.t Church Ir. Ira Landreth. of
well-known Chautauqua ec
will speak; at the Baptist
i. t the same nour. ur w. j.
nd. of Kentucky will speak; at
Iresl'ytcrlan Churcn. tion uswis
crlon Ol HJMIKane nmuunira
. i .. ih PhrtetlAn Phurph
jic - ... nt.lln.1..1nhlf. will
nwiii ui i v.f....- ...
All these speakers are nation-
jl . a . a t a n l
kniiun. ur. lbhuicui mw .!.
red In Durant on the Chautauqua
iMondny the Hth at 7:30 In the
g Dr. Hammona win biicbk hi
in the same cause and on the
tollowlng at the same hour will
I at Caddo.
Lee meetings are being conducted
vhere Just now ror tne purpose
iii.tlnir public sentimeni more
y In favor of drastic enforcement
e prohlDltion amenumriii i mo
al Constitution. The speakers
answer ie often askM query
r does the league exist now u
bltlon Is a fact7'
OKLAHOMA'S OIL HISTORY
Interesting bulletin Issued by the
horn Geological survey concern-
h mineral resources or UKianoma
he following about oil production
he first auemm ii on mm ana
lopment within the limits of the
of Oklahoma was maae in it
he drilling of two wells In Indian
Itory. one or tnese wens was
kd 20 mlleB north or Tahlepuan
fthe other on Clear Boggy Creek
It mites west of Ada. Neither
heae wens proauceo. more man
lings of either oil 6r gas.
1B94 the Cudahy OH Company
kd two wells near Muskogee but
fctlve development took place in
field until 1901.
lied Kork-Tulsa district was
led up In 1900 and 1901.
luring 1901 10.000 barrels of oil
i produced. In 1914 more than 100.-
100 barrels At' re produced. At the
i of 1919 a total of more than one
i li.irreltf of oil had been pro-
iti Oklahoma with a total value
lie billion dollars
trilling for oil and gaK has been
or Is now being carried on In
' ruunty in the State.
thirty-six of the counties In the
are classed as oil and gas pro-
ixty per cent of the 'villi cat' wells
ed in 1919 proved productive.
t the present there are 25000 wells
he State producing oil or gas or
'he producing areas of the State
be divided into 100 pools.
'he total production in Oklahoma
lti19 was 89.959.D52 barrels.
'he total value of the ol) produced
klahomu during the year 1919 was
'here were 8470 wells completed In
ed territories durinc the year
Of these 5408 or C4 per cent
I INT SKYK.NTRK.NTH CITY
IN SIZE IN OFSJ.AIIOMA
Ictordlng to 1920 census figures.
lant ranks seventeenth in size
bnit Vll the tuwriB and cities of the
It Tlhf (Ul.ntv.ufivuli lurnbDt nllljiii
the sate in their order and the
populations Ire given as follows.
ahoma City 91258
PK- . 30.277
more . 14181
I1"" ' a R7R
"I0" 8 930
. ' 8012
LOC At. TUAftUVTC 2
Pal To Prodarer
Corn !"!."."'.'.. "0c
ats 45 to 60c
Panuts 75c ft I 1.00
Cotton Seed u00
Fryer '.. 17o
Kat Cattle c
Kat Hogs 8Mo
"utter 3Ce i.
Prairie Hay 112.00 n 114.00
Itrtnll Xrlllns: Prim
Sugar 8 1.3
Navy Beans ..
Sweet Potatoes bushel
Irish Potatoen bushel
Dry Salt Meat
Breakfast Bacon 55c
Boiled ham ..' 70c
rork ausage 26c
Mixed .Sausage . 17Hc 20c
Stew Meat .'. i5c
Steak chuck 20c
Steak round 30c
Steak loin 30c
Mutton .". J5c
Routs rump 20c
Roasts rib .'. :. 25c
lrt' 12Hc 15c
Apples .dot. 25c 0 40c
Oranges dor. 40c 60c
Banana -...dor. 50c
Corn Chops cwt. $1.76
Bran Cwt. 1.5
Cotton Seed Meal cwt $1.10
Hulls Ton $8.00
Durco mixed feed
Prairie Hay :.
bale 60c 9 70c
L1VR STOCK PRICES ON
DECLINE THIN WEEK
THE DURXNT WEEKLY NEWS
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CLAIMS TAX RECEIPT MIX N
WItL IAVB MVCH DELAY
Senator Draughon has Introduced a
bill In the State Senate providing (or
the' preparttlon to tax receipts In ad-
vance of payment of taxes which the
Senator claims will save much' time
that haa been wasted while the tax
payer waited for his receipt to be
filled out when he calls to pay his
taxes. The bill provides that the
county clerk shall make oirtwlhe re-
ceipts from the extended rolls and
return them to the treasurer's office
with the rolls. Then when the tax-
Payer calls all that Is necessary Is
for the treasurer to tear out the re-
ceipt covering IiIb taxes and hand It to
Tax paying time Is always a rush nt
the treasurer's office. Folks have to'
stand there for hours some times and
there Is no help for It under the pres-
ent law. Thp tax payer has to give
a description of his property and then
this must be looked up and receipt
prepared. Under the plan proposed in
the bill If It Is practical at all one
clerk can wait upon more people than
a doser could under the present plan.
INSTALL EASTERN STAR AT
A Chapter of the Order of the East
ern star was Installed at Keneflck
Tuesday there being twenty petitions
for the work.' About fifteen members
of the local order went up to Keneflck
to put on the Installation work the
commission from the Grand Patron
being In the hands of Mrs. Emma Cot
HERE FROM DALLAS ON BUSINESS
B. A. McKlnney was up rrom Dallas
Saturday and Sunday for a brief visit
and attending to business matters.
Buck says he and his family like Dallas.
CRITICISES THE NEWS
Continued from page one
K"l .. .
"4.IU.KS AKAIIVST STEEL MEN
n his annual rennn fntn aiAinn
"u"!?" Comnt''llr of the Currency
iinigton says that middlemen's
" In many cases unwarranted and
ct8se are nrnvtintlntr ih nr.nai.mi..
'm benefitting from enormous price
r'ine. He ifHn nitni.Va tA (.... ..
el men charging that they have
" down their mills in many In-
" to avoid price reductions.
KH-I1T M:li KltOM KXI'f.ONIO.N
"day this week at a country school
. . r7cn'"1''' '." a bX '"1 a can
omethtni' r.r iA .. j ....
n. . '"- siuuiiu una piay-
" tossed It n u . i . . '
fir .. . ..w...Hiii. i icr-
r"- explosion folirvt i.iv. i.m.
I leatner and seven nunlla nnirivht
ljured a lo .. . . .....'
inool houSe. The can conUlned nltro
rcerine wiiiAk .
f. - -" " carelessly been
it ! "" y 011 wen. workers
r- "viiuui flDUta t.uln 1- j
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Kansas City Stock Yards Feb. I
(Special to News.)
Today's receipts following the mod
erate supply Monday was larger than
expected. Prices were weak to lower
though the general trade retained a
Xalr degree of activity. Monday cattle
were up 25 to 35 cents and today prices
weare weak to 25 cents lower. Stock
era and feeders retained Manday's ad
vnnce. Hogs were 15 to 40 cents low
er top J9.70. Pigs held steady top
Trade In sheep whs quiet with prices
weak. Extreme heavy weight lambs
Itecflpts today were 10000 cattle
21000 hogs und 10.00 fcheep compared
with 12000 cattle 1CO00 hogs and
12000 sheep u week ago and 6500 cat-
tle 11000 hogs and 9000 sheep a year
Prices for fat cattle toddy were wealk
to 25 cents lower than Monday and
steady to slightly higher than mean
close last week. Killers were late in
starting but towards noon were trading
freely. They favored medium and
light weight steers 'and handy weight
heifers and yearlings. Extreme heavy
weight steers'' especially the rough
kinds were Blow sale. The best steers
sold at $8.00 to $8.50 and the fair to
choice classes $7.25 to $8.00 and
cows to $6.50. Veal caltes were 50
cents to $1.00 lower.
Prices for stock and feeding grades
were 10 to 15 cents lower with trade
quite. The extreme top price for
freshly feeders was $8 25. Good to
choice thin 'feeders sold at $7.00 to
$7.50 and stoekers 10 50 to $7.25. Few
stock cows and heifers were offered.
Most of the calves are selling to kill-
ers. Hog prices were unevenly lower and
the price 'spread Increased materially.
Medium and light weights were quot-
ed off 15 to 25 cents and heavies off
25 to 40 cents. The weighty classes
sold at $8.50 to $9.40 and medium
and light weights $9.00 to $9.70. PigB
were steady top $10 00. The bulk of
all the offerings sold at $76 to $9.C0
Light weight hogs under an urgent de-
mand from shippers Is bringing an
unusual margin over other weights for
this season of the year
HELD FOR MAKINK WHISKY
Two (men. Snow Bennett and Lee
Arnold of L'tlca were arrested early
this week for manufacturing and sell-
ing whisky. Charges were preferred
against them before U. S Commissioner
Connell and they were turned over to
Marshall J. B. Burns of Hugo who took
them tp Muskogee (11 face Federal
Durant City and Cnunty officials
cooperated In the matter. Arnold was
arrested on a charge of selling whisky
here Saturday and afterwardsf a 25-
gallon per day still and considerable
mash were found on his place two and
one-half miles southeast of Utlra when
Bennett was arrested and the outfit!
seized. A third man Lon Toney Is
said to have been implicated In the
business but left before officers arrived.
For First Class Repair Ser-
vice. Rain or Shine
HAGGARD - DUCKWORTH
Tires and Accessories
Phone 194 424 W. Main
KLL STOIWlnna -.
Follow. '"'"" "V"""
uecision that the pack-
S. ' he D1trlc Su.'"nv Court
"asnlngton anrl l...-.a ?1 .
1 Bon. .. J"iu. ini PICK-
now DrnrniM u- - ..
DR. A. L. STOUT
to the poor. Jesus commended her for
her love for Him and said this shall
be a continued memorial and this
placed great emphasis on the worship
of Jesus In love knowing that all
other charities would properly follow
this love. The Churches are trying
to keep the Sabbath for worship not
allowing It to be commercialized.
The American people are at the part-
ing of the ways. Many thinkers of
the day ure very gloomy about the fu-
ture of civilization. Moral restraints
are breaking down. Modesty is being
ridiculed as the Impersonation of Sis-
ter Prlscllla. License and lust are
pleaded for In the name of liberty.
Burglars and robbers are made the
hero of the reporter's write-up. Llfo
Is cheap. Murder runs riot. In many
minds property claims has lost its dig
nity. Many homes are only hotels.
Statesmen have seen the hand-writing
on the wajl. Business leaders o(
our land have turned In helplessness
and said to the Churches of America
If you do not1 save we are all lost.
The Church Is being looked to as never
In this land since the days of the Pil-
grim Fathers to save this America from
Its -tiwn destruction. "Church! Oh!
Church! Save us!" This cry goes from
a multitude of voices. Mn answer the
Church rises and cries in the words
of the first commandment "I am the
Lord thy Ood Thou shnlt have no
other gods before me." .Then a great
howl goes up from many voices "Nar-
row minded old fashioned bigot
Pharisees ignorance superstltutlon."
To save our souls and our beloved
land the Church points to the land-
mark of the ages "Remember the Sab-
bath day to keep it holy" and a mul-
titude mourns "Blue laws." "Church
tyranny" "puritanic oppression" and
so on. It might be well to remember
that Washington and Jefferson lived
under tne most puritanic and stringent
laws of the Sabbath. It might be well
ever to remember that It was In those
days that the Immortal Declaration of
Independence was brought forth. It
must be remembered that in the days
when liberty was born the Sabbath
laws In this land were strong and
there was no thought of consistency In
this land where strong and there was
no thought of Inconsistency in this The
greatest liberty shall be when Uod's
laws are mosj respected.
But many piiture show corporations
care not for Ood'e few. and are deter-
mined to make over our laws. The
other day certain corporation! that are
trying to produce clean picture said
"The production or vicious picture!
are constantly Increasing just because
they are more profitable. If the Indus-
try Is to endure. If decent people are
to stay In the business tills cancer
must be cut out. A Federal regulating
commission should prove a fearless Bur-
geon and we favor therefore such a
commission" But the corrupt picture
producing corporations do not want
this. They are trying to make public
sentiment tigalnst nil regulation. They
know that th Protestant ministers of
America are Their stnunchest enemies
as these men have stood for purity and
Sabbath observance. With the purpose
In mind to break down the Influence
of the ministers they are often pictured
as weaklings on the screen and church
people arc shown as figures far out
of date. Some editors catching the cue
from them also cry out about these
men of Clod. "Narrow minded" "ef-
feminate" "not red-blooded he-men."
These corporations will stand back on
nothing to slander the ministry. Some
theatres do not hesitate to boycott the
newspaper which will publish the facts
about the harm of this modern school
of crime the movies that show criminal
pictures. The Tulsa Tribune recently
puoiisnea tne facts of crime produced
by criminal pictures as recited In the
police records of certain cities ouot.
lng from the Editor of the Tulsa Tri-
bune "Whereupon the theatres 4f Tul-
sa withdrew their advertising from
the Tribune and we learned through
roundabout sources this "Oet-the-Idea-to-then."
sort of messagethat the
theatres would come back when the
Tribune retracted. The Tribune will
be dead before It will retract any word
spoken In defense of the rights and
liberties of the people". Thank God I all
of the ""refl blooded he-man" editors
are not d Ad. Here Is another one who
refused to carry the advertisement
for the free Sunday shew. The Wapa-
nucka Press makes thl statement
"The Press does not believe that even
ka picture show on Sunday in behalf of
a charitable oblect la the oronar thin
to have. Desecration of the Sabbath la
a sin be It what It may and running
a picture show on Sunday Is not keep-
ing the day holy. Those who claim to
be Christians should not give It their
support or encouragement."
The Nashville Christian Advocate
sayB "The advocates of a Sunday that
will give them all the freedom they
desire for the promotion of selfish
worldly pleasure and business are using
an meir powers of ridicule through a
nrODairfltlflfl Invnlvlnv mltllnna n rfl '
lars expended In newspaper articles
theatres and moving picture shows (to
swing the pendulum backward to a
point that will not be bothersome to
them It behooveB every Christian pas-
tor and every Christian leader to te
alert to meet this evil propaganda with
a renewed Insistence on making Sun-
day the day that It should be."
Knowing the power of organised sin
of organized corrupt plpture corpora-
tions and their desire to commercial-
ize the Sabbath Ministers of God have
stood firm against any subtle advance
on that day.
W. L. BLACKBUUN "
Presiding Elder Durant District M. K.
F CLASSIFIED ADS. 1
AUTO TO TRADE for farm lands.
Chandler Chummy praetieally good
as new and looks new. R. E. Pow-
ers. Durant 42wati
FOB.D TOUn.NO CAn In good condition
1920 model to sell cheap for cash or
will trade. Ambrose Boston care
Boston ft Sons. Durant Okla. wa3
PEED AND SEED
ANY AMOUNT of baled hay. C. R.
Elliott care First State Bank CaL.
era Oklahoma. 2watf
Foil SALE: Strawberry Blackberry
Dewberry plants. Best varieties for
Oklahoma. Write for prices noss
Fruit Farm Durant Ok. 4wa4.
FOn SALE Oat Straw 30o a bale
Spring Barley $1.00 a bushel. Lone
Star Cotton seed $1.15 a bushel F. O.
B. Durant. Registered Duroc sows.
bred for April farrow. E. O. Whlte.1 SOME GENUINE bargain In fine
uuca uhii.! swan I lationary mis weeK ai uurmni
' FIVB v
Urge or" to small teNreclve oaV aav
fhl attention. Phone U City TraaXer.
Co. " 4 4wa-
MATTRE88E8 renovated made good) a)
new. Phone 70$ Durant Mattress Fac-
SPECIAL SALE OP ARMY C04SBB
We offer special prices on all Over '
Coats Macklnaws O. D. Wdbl Breech-
es O. D. Wool Shirts Caps and Blank-
ets and Wool Sox
It will pay you to buy these goods)
at prices we now make. Durant Army
Store Old P. O. Bldg. corner. 2nd Avsv
and Evergreen Street. i twaf
COUHESPONDKNTS: wanted In every
community where not represented to-
write In local Item's once a week.
Durant News Durant Okla. (waf
CHEAP LUMBER At $1.50 $2.00 aad'
$2.60 per hundred feet. R. O. Oreea
four and one-half miles southwest otT
Plater haa good dry Cottonwood lum-
ber for sale at $1.50 $2.00 and $$.(
uer hundred feet. Must close out at
once. N. T. McAllater. Swal
MOTOR: One half-horse Kimball vari-
able speed motor with friction drive
pulley. In perfect condition. Will pull
any Jobber up to 12x11. Price $75.
Durant Weekly News Durant Okla.
MACHINERY: One Omaha Six-column
folderlth Insert board allowing the
folding of either four eight ten or
twelve newspaper page. In good con-
dition but need a few repair. Re-
placed by larger outfit. Just the
thing for country newspaper of eight
page. Price $100.00 delivered on
car at Durant. Durant Weekly New.
BLANK oil and gas lease for sale afc.
Durant Book Store wait
FOR SALE "Service" nothing to
Some of the earlier models
including Satin Failles Crape.
JJe Chine and Crro De Landrss.
S15 Vest Mala
Wanted to buy "clean rags at this
Teacher of Piano
(Head of Fine Arts Dept.
0. P. College)
FIRST STATE BANK
You Can't Beat It
At Any Price
Remember people this is not cheap Flour
at all made from the finest soft wheat obtain-
able. We fully admit that others are selling Flour
at a little less per hundred but the difference is
in the quality.
"BELLE OF OKLAHOMA"
A superb grade of soft wheat Flour highest
patent selling per hundred S2S
GEO. BOSTON & SON
Phone 148 130 West Main
' Of prevention is worth a pound of Cure."
It's the same with protection.
Insure your property against the coming
Spring storms and be wise.
SALMON GHSTRAP& WARD
Phone 22 Durant Okla.
Insure Against Spring Storms
Spring will be upon us again soon with it's hail
storms tornadoes and electric storms that will"
take a heavy toll orrlivestock and buildings un-
less you are protected.
WHY BE UNPROTECTED. Let us insure your
property today and remove the risk.
-and the rates are so reasonable."
JOHNSON MARSHALL PENDLETON
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the COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK
Capital 100fi00 Surplus VOftOO
G. A. Mason Pres't. S. W. Stone Vice-Pirn
W. E. Clark Cashier.
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rCon o 'J. "Ve "ock P"eV.. or
riMT BTATB BANK BOTLDIXa
Rear Durant Natl Bank BIdg.
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