The Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 6, Ed. 1, Friday, February 11, 1921 Page: 6 of 8
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THE DURANT WEEKLY NEWS
RING BROKEN UP
After worklnK stcdlly Hlnce the
first of tlio ear county authorities
have unearthed ami It In believed
broken up n strong whisky ring which
has been operating around llenning-
ton for moro than a car. The County
Attorncy'H of fire Shnrlff Tailor and
Deputy Hen lllsner have been working
on the matter a long time and'lt Is be-
lieved line not gotten tho right men
and bunted up tlio business.
S. K Conley. Clarence Potts Win-
fred Luwton Luther Murley ami Wal-
ter Itupple rounded up Inst night and
placed In the enmity Jdll. all of whom
nre chanted with maiiufai lining and
elllnR Intoxicating llipior
UKATII OK MHH. M. K. BOVO
Mrs M. 13. Hoyd aKed 85 years died
last Friday morning at the home of her
grandson Arthur Kennedy south of
town after a brief Illness Death was
due to the frailties of old age has-
tened by an Injury sustained In a fall
The remains were taken to Cooper
Texas where deceattd sptnt sixty-five
jours of her life for Interment The
funeral was held then- Sunday.
Mis llovd was several times a grtat
grandmother. Several children sur-
vive her us follows .lohn Hoyd and
Mrs .lanle Noble Cooper. Texas; Mrs
II. Harper of Kansas. Mrs Mattlc
WlrkcrsliHin. of Mineral Wells Texas
Mrs .Mile D.ivls of ('.iildii Two uni rnl -sons
Messrs Arthur and Wilier Ken-
lit il. IHe litli'.
VI villi. I.
Hi'Mi.tY nchool wohkcii 111:111:
K. V. Kensabaiigh State Sunday
School Kleld Secretary aa hire this
week and held a conference with Sun-
day school workers of the two local
Methodist churches Wednesday after-
noon al 2:30 o'clock rilatlve to plans
for the Sunday School Workers Train-
Ins School which will be held at this
place March 14th to 19 Inclusive. Mrs.
W. 11. Ferguson State Klementary Sup-
erintendent was also present and pre-
sented to the conference the plans for
the celebration of "chlldrens" week
a national event; which will be ob-
served the last week of Aprl. In ad-
dition to the splendid attendance of
the local workers several workers
from Caddo and Kingston were present.
DURANT MAN ON BAYLOR'S STAFF
Former President Thomas D. Brooks
of the Southeastern State Normal
School of this city has been elected
to a position on the faculty of Baylor
University Waco Texas. Mr. Brooks
Is now at the University of Chicago
finishing- his Doctor's degree after
which he noes to Waco.
Mr. Brooks was superintendent of the
sohools at Hlllsboro Texas for a num-
ber of years resigning that post to
take the presidency of the local Nor
mal school from which he resigned to
go to Chicago.
(IFI'll lilt t'MIKM'tl.l.i
M. NIcIiiiIIh. a ileiul iindi r Sheriff
.I11I111 lileiiu uiis killed Krldav mar
Kin luck In Marshall (utility when his
levolvcr was discharged as It accident
ally dropped from Its scabbard Sher-
rlff (llenn and his force had done to
Kluloek on a liquor raid and had ar-
rested M. 11. Short and his son Koy
Short. Mr. NIc holts had Kne Into the
house to make a search and whs alone
when the accident happened.
Fit U UK Tlll Ol'T WILL OV
Here Is unother eating and weighting
stunt. -A fellow with a big body and
a bigger appetite was very hungrv
He weighed himself on a pair of flnel
adjusted stales at Klmbrlel'H drug
store and then proceeded to the Fish
and (l)8ter I'arlor w In re he cniisiiinid
the following one steak welijhing one
and one-half pounds two fried egg
five pieces of bread one order of shoe
string potatoes and drank two cups ut
i-offie mid oil" gl.iss of wuter. An .11-
iliiiclnliiiice Jcxtlligly told him that lie
surely ought to weigh more after such
a im al Thc both returned to the
drug store .end weighed oil the same
mmIih Hot It swc.ir on their huiiol
that the party weighed u quarter of
.1 pound li "i than an hour before
Wantid an aniwu to this problem
Alio where did he put the two and
a half pounds of food more or It i
th it he (.unsullied?
llMOS KNTATK IN OKLAHOMA
AMOfXTS TO S.1000000
Announcement Is made that the es-
tate of Jake I. llamon. deceased. In
Oklahoma alone amounts to MI43-
903 60 with Indebtedness chargable
against It Is enough to put the net
amount down to 11393333. 'The Inheri-
tance tax due the State will amount
to more than $42000. This does not
Include the deceased millionaire's hold-
ings In Texas and elsewhere which
are quite extensive.
TEAM TO PUT
CHAPTER WORK HEHK
JUSTICE COURT IIEI.I) AT MEAD
County Attorney Victor C. Phillips
and Assistant Stanley Williams went to
Mead on last Thursday to be present
at the examining trials In several iases
In the Justice court there.
Frank Hall was tried by Jury yes-
terday and fined 3S for carrying a
weapon concealed In his sock. The
weapon was a 25 caliber revolver.
Jude Flood payed a fine yesterday for
WANT TO HAK THE NIIAIIE TREES
A meeting of a nuinner of interested
cltlienk was held at the Chamber of
Commerce on Wednesday uf last week
to devise ways and means of saving
the shade trees of Dur.int from dying
which they will surely do In a few
years. If the scale which has attacked
them Is not exterminated.
Those present at the meeting last
night worked out plans to have their
trees pruned and sprayed at once un
der the supervision of either County
Agent Dunlap or Home Demonstra
tion Agent Miss Bule but decided not
to attempt a city wide campaign un-
til next year.
This decision was virtually made
necessary by the lateness of the season
and the lack of the necessary equip-
ment to start such a campaign Immediately.
o no me worx properly a pressure
prayer Is necessary which It would
take some little time to get and the
trees cannot he pruned or sprayed af-
ter the trees begin to bud. As the
trees will start to pulling out their
foliage In the next two or three weeks
ft was decided that enough could not
Be accomplished this year to make
Worth whye the purchase of the equip-
ment. However it was decided to begin
arly next fall und put on. u syste
matic campaign to have every tree in
the city properly treated and as slat
a above those present last night are
goln ahead and have their own trees
worked on night away.
.Mr. Dunlap or Miss llqle will also
De glad to assist and cooperate wilh
all tree owners who wish to take this
atep at this time.
The Muskogee Chapter Royal Arch
Masons have accepted the invitation of
the local Chapter to put on the work
connected with taking In the big class
of seventy-five applicants for the
Hoyal Arch here. The work is to be
put on Friday night of this week. It
will require several nights to give the
work to the 'entire class.
ClltVH'ION EATER '
On a wager a Detroit Italian ate
at one sitting eight pounds of garlic
a half lo.if of Italian bread two pound
of beefsteak which was washed down
with a quart of wine. He was none
the worse for his gastronomic feat.
SW4 of NW4 and NW4 of SBJof
St ctlon 11. and S2 of MV4 of Nfcl
and N2 t.BVot NK4 Section 10
rownshlii 7 South itnnge T Cast In
HrMin County. Oklahoma. .
on" certain oil an d gas leas exec t-
til on the 9th day of Junuarv Ult b
.'!..VVe.05.!!e .. .... 11. and
N HI of SKt and HC4 of NWI of HI 1
and NW4 of NW4 of Si:i '"!
f .SWI of SKI and Si of SI. I of
lli 111. TtlWIIBIlIP c BUUWl.
IS.ingf ' Kast In llrj.m 1 oimt.
urn- icrtaln nil and gas li iise xecul-
1 lv Kept T Love ill
f I't hrinry. 1917. on the
the 7th da)
(iOI.II 111 THE ION
list week twentv-four tons of gold
Herman marks were received In Paris
to apply on Germany's indemnity to the
allies. The "Kold was deposited in
the Bank1 of France to the credit of the
COUNTY OFFICER CIIAItliEII
WJTII VIOLATING MANN
William Cody Franklin deputy
county treasurer uf Mcintosh county
was arrested at Muskogee Friday on an
Indictment charging him with the vio-
lation of the Mann act. The com-
plaining witness Is l.jdla M Sullivan
whom he is charged with taking to
Naples Texas it Is also charged that
he later eloped from Tulsa to Gufaula
with Miss Alice Stover of Tulsa. Her
parents followed them and caused
(First Insertion Jan. 28 1921)
(Third Insertion Feb. 11 1921)
Oda May Denning and E. W. Denning
will laice notice inai inv? nvo uecu
nii in the District Court of Bryan
County Oklahoma by Permella Nelson
unit Tnhn Aaron Nelson. Floyd Nelson
and Olenn Nelson .minora by their next
friend Permella Nelson to reform and
correct a warranty deed executed by
the said Oda May Denning and E. W.
Denning to Gilbert Nelson on the 31st
day of October. 1918. and to quiet title
In said piaintui 10 me
N2 of SKt of SW4 of Section 35
Sownshlp 6 South Range 10 East
ryan County Oklahoma.
and to perpetually bar and enjoin the
said Oda May Denning and E. W. Den
ning or persons noiuing unuer mem
from setting ud or asserting any title
or Interest In and to said premises ad-
verse to said plaintiffs and that the
said Oda May Denning und E. W. Den
ning must answer tne pennon meu
In said Court by said plaintiff on or
before the 14th day of March. 1921. or
said petition will be taken as true and
a Judgment for said plaintiffs reform-
ing said deed as prayed for in said
petition ana quieting line 10 saiu
premises In said plaintiffs will be
hayes & Mcintosh
Attorneys for Plaintiffs.
FI-FI DREW (iOOIt CROWDS
FI-FI a home talent production
staged by pupils of the Durant high
school was given at the Liberty thea
tre Thursday and Friday nights of
of last week. Both performances were
presented before large crowds and the
production was creditable in every
FAI.I.M SIXTEEN STORIES HUT NOT
Nathan Cohen structural Ironwork
er who plunged from the top of a new
sixteen-ntory building In New York
last week reported for work next day
HIh fall was broken by a heavy
canvas debris receptacle stretched from
the fifth tier. Ills little finger was
PESSIMIST IS COW II II SAS
TO PHOCEF.lt WITH PAIN(i LOOP
Thursday of list week the committee
having In charge the matter of bond
subscriptions to take care of the puv-
ing of the so called Normal loop had
a meeting to Iron out dlffeiences that
have sprung up regarding the matter
It seems that when the transcript
of the proceedings was prepared the
attorneys who examined It found sev-
eral defects in the proceedings all of
which must be corrected before the
bond Issue on the property covered
by the Improvements Is valid and col-
lectible. After much discussion the
committee placed In the hands of O It.
Salmon who with the "aid of city At-
torney John A . MacDouald. will under.
take to correct these defects several
01 wnich arc minor and can he easily
It was the opinion of the committee
ni jusi so soon as these matters
can be rectified the Itnpiovement
should he done.
"A pessimist Is worse than a Hun.
lllshnp James Atkins of Nashville told
members of the Methodist Episcopal
church. South attending a conference
at Memphis to map out plans for a
drive for 133000000 to promote ed
"If you find a pessimist anywhere
outside this hall kill him for me" said
"Hard times Is the cry of the
coward" lllshnp Atkins continued
The conference which was attended
by reperesentatlves of the thirty-seven
church conferences began Friday and
will rontinue through today.
In addition 10 raising the proposed
$31000000 fund. It Is planned to make
available $1000000 to aid worthy stu
SI of NWI of SKI and SIH of M 4
of SIM Section 1.1. and .2 of J-VJ I
.... T (.-. .. sa of SW4. Section II
'township 7 South Range 1 Last
In 111 van Count v. Okliiliutnu.
Mid otic tttlitlii hll and g.is lease t -.nltcil
liv IMward D. Love on the Jnd
il tv of IN b 1917 on the
MM of SIM and V2 of SIM of SK .
Sic lion II and NWI of Section 14.
and SJ or sv 1 111m .m.i 1 -- "
Nv4 of MM and SJ of NWI and SJ
of MM of NW I and MM of M.I
of NWI Section 1". Township 1
Mjtith llaiige 7 Kust In llry.in
And vou must answer the petition fll-
til herein by said plaintiffs on or befole
the 18th day of March. A. V. 1!'2I. or
01.1 ..iiil.ri uitl ho taken as true and
a Judgment for said plaintiffs for the
setting HSIue cancelling iinu nuium
for naugni sani 011 anu gas iranr iiu
the removing from the lands and prem-
ises herein described the cloud from
ti titl. thprpnf liv reason uf said oil
and gas leases will be rendered accord-
'" LACY aniMER.
Hayes & Mcintosh
Attornevs for Plaintiffs.
Was a Girl
Hoop skirts were worn
by tboo vvbo first asked
tbo druggist for and In-
sisted on having the gen-
uine Golden Medical Dis-
covery put up by Dr.
Pierce over 50 years ago.
Dress bas chaiiK"d very
much since then! But Dr. Pierces
medicines contain the same depend-
able Ingredients. Tbey are standard
today Just as they were over .fifty
year apo. Nearly a million bottles
were sold last year. Send Dr. Pierce's
Invalids' Hotel Buffalo N. Y ten
cents for trial package tablets.
FRIDAY FEB. 11. m.
H! ' I "
to you foe
you can roll
on bag of
" Tk 1 II
lontr Men witnoui qnmtou
HUNT'S Salve falls In the
treatment of ITCH. BCZJR4A
R1NOWORM. TBTTBR or
other Itehlns skin dlMaara.
Try a cent bos at oar risk.
CORNER DRUG STORE
Xt.Km nasi; -tCis! 1?
1st Insertion February 11 1921
4th Insertion March 4th l'J21
MDTICK OP TAX DKKO
STATK OF OKLAHOMA. COUNTY OF
OF BUY AN. ss.
Notice is hereby given that the un-
designed W. T. Scales did on the Gth
day of November. A. D. 1918 at the
County Treasurer's office in the City
of Durant said County and State pur-
chase at public auction the following
described lot. parcel of tract of land
Bltuated In Bryan County and State
of Oklahoma to-vvlt:
Lots 3 and 4 Block 32 in the town
or Kemp Oklahoma
for the sum of One A 3600 Dollars for
the taxes due on said property for
the year 1917. upon the payment of
which the sold County Treasurer Is-
sued a certificate of purchase for said
described property the same being
Certificate Nos. 176 and 177; that the
title to said property is veBted in Wm.
D. Claud Lee Nellie and Lewallen
Ureenwalt who are non-residents of
the State or County upon whom per-
sonal service cannot be had as shown
by notice placed In the hands of the
sheriff and his return thereon
Now therefore the above n.nnea
owners and no occupant thereof will
take notice that If the certificate or
turchase held by the undersigned ror
the taxes un the nbove rescribad lot
tract or parcel of land. H not redeemed
within sixty (60) days from the date
of the publication hereof the holder of
said certificate will demand from the
County Treasurer of said County and
State a deed for said property to Isgue
according to law
vv r. SCAI.KS
Holder of Certificate Nos. 176 & 177
Covering Lots 3 & 4 Block 32
1st Insertion February 4 1921
3rd insertion February IS 1921
IN DISTRICT COURT.
STATE OF OKLAHOMA
COUNTY OP BRYAN
Haiel C. Smlser plaintiff
Ira M. Smlzer defendant.
Case No. 4408.
The State of Oklahoma to Ira M. Smlz-
The defendant Ira M. Smlzer is here-
by notified that he has been sued by
the plaintiff Hazel C. Smlzer for a di-
vorce on grounds of abandonment and
non-support and must answer the pe-
tition filed by the plaintiff on or be-
fore March 18th 1921 or the allega-
tions set forth in the petition of said
plaintiff will be taken as true and
Judgment for divorce will be rendered
Witness my hand and the seal of said
court on this the 3tst da of January
A. D. 1921.
LACY CHUMPS. Court Clerk.
Ralph H. Duugherty Deputy.
K F. Nicolds Attorney for Plaintiff.
lltlor.K CKMtr OIII1KHP.II
Prohibition Commissioner Kramel
has metered a census taken of all
uhlskv lu the hands of druggists over
the Pulled States to determine how
long the ban will operate against ware
houses which was placed In effect lus
week. It Is not Intended the order
says to prevent the ute of ll'inor by
folks who are sick .mil whose phvsl-
cians Itave prescribed It for them
1st Insertion February 4 1921
3rd Insertion February 18 1921
1 TMK DI.HTItlCT COI'HT OF IIHYAN
'OUVrV. STATK OK OKLAHOMA
Kdward II. Love und Kdward t Love
F. P. Corrlck et ul. Defendants.
.Vn 4 411
TUB STATK OF OKLAHiJJjMA TO F. P.
Take notice that ou have been sued
In the above named Court to cancel.
set aside and hold for naught the fol
lowing described oil' and gas leases
executed to vou to-wlt:
One certain oil and gas lease execut-
ed by Mary V.. Love on the 2nd day of
February. A. I) 1917 on the
SW4 of Section II. und MM of Sec-
tion 14 Township 7 south Itunge
7 Kast In Bryan County Oklahoma
And one certain oil and gas lease con-
tract evecuted on the 23rd day of Jan-
uary 1917 by IMward H. Love Jr. on
K2 of NK4 and NK4 of NW4 of
SIM of Section in. and N2 of NW4
of NW4 and S.' of NW4 of NW4 and
The Next Time
Business or Pleasure calls you to
Denison Sherman Dallas Waco
Corsicatia or intermediate points
Use the Interurban
with its Hourly Service
0U CAN BUY IMPLEMENTS
1st Insertion February 11. 1921
3rd insertion February 25th. 1921
STATE OF OKLAHOMA I
COUNTY OF BRYAN.
A. B. Defer Plaintiff.
Oulah Defer Defendant.
Case No 4418
THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA to Bu
lah Defer. Defendant:
The Defendant Bulah Defer is here-
by notified that she has been sued
by the plaintiff A. B. Defer for divorce
on grounds of Adultery und must
answer the petition filed ' by the
plaintiff A. B Defer on or before the
2Sth day of March. 1921. or the alle
Rations us set forth in the petition of
the said plaintiff will be taken as true
and Judgment for him for absolute
divorce will be rendered accordingly!
Witness my hand and the seal of said
court on this the 3rd day of Feb. 1921.
By Ralph H. Daugherty Deputy
Deck & Newman
Attorneys for Plaintiff
We have a good many
Walking plows which we
are offering at close-out
prices and we expect to
have some second-hand im-'
plements to dispose of at
In regular stock we have
VAN BRUNT and
JOHN DEERE SULKIES
GANGS and WALKING
SEE US BEFORE BUYING
Severance Hdw. Co.
209 W. Main St.
80LII1KII IIOM H Mir KXPKPTKI)
U. S Senator Mi Cumber ranking
member of the finance committee Has
that a bill for u cash bonus to sol-
diers isxnot expected from this session
of Congress although he hopes that the
commilUe may be able to report on
the measure after the emergency tar-
MOHK KIIKK l.l'.lilsl.tTION
A bill Is to be Introduced in the
Utah legislature as a comnanlon hill
to that forbidding cigarette sale which
will forbid the serving of meal in pub.
lie places on Fridays and also forbid
the sale of any meat on that day h
TIIII'.tKS SHOOT KHVIKH'M SON
Shortly after midnight Saturday two
thieves attempted to rob the home of
L. A I'.ill.ub just outside of Oklaho-
ma Cltv John I'.tll.idy. a son discov-
ered the attempttd burglary and he and
his father and .mother son. armed
themselves and threw open the dour.
vvhl.'h the robbers were Irving to open
when a shot gun battle ensued. In
which John was wounded The lobbers
lltl.l.tS P. O. TIIIKM'.V STICK
A 1.. ltowan lien I una and W S
Scrlvner charged with the sensatlonnl
robbery of the Jackson street post of
fice In Dallas on January It were con-
victed Satunhiv li a Jur. The two
nrsi n.imeii were sentenced to serve
tvvcntv-flvc e.irs each In a federal
penitentiary but sentence on the lat-
ter was withheld at the requtst of the
Wanted to buy clean rags at this
6 6 6
will break a Cold Fever and Grippe
quicker than any thing we know pre-
MAY STOP KOIIKKSN l.llN
Secretary of the Treasury Houston
bas notified the United States Semite
that no further credits will be extend-
ed by the United States to foreign coun.
tries during the remaining days of his
secretaryship nor will any negotla
tlons looking to financial advances
IIKVI'.M K COLLKCTOH lll'ITM
Hubert L Holen who has been col-
lector of Internal Kevenue at Okla-
homa city for eight years announces
his resignation to take effect March
4. He expects to enter the practice
of law specializing on tax matters.
A. C. Alexander confidential aid of
Senator elect Harreld. Is slated for his
Also good for
SWAMP Chill Tonic thould be
kept in the house all the year
and grippe at for chilli and fever.
Taitelcu free from calomeL
I Th Doctors' Pfterip'tton
60c t All Drilcn.
ITURKJSH l TX1MESTIC
No sir-ee bob!
No premiums with
'jptAMELS quality plus Camels ex-
V pert blend of choice Turkish and
choice Domestic tobaccos pass out the
most wonderful cigarette smoke you
ever drew into your mouth!
And the way to prove that
statement is to compare Camels
puff-by-puff with any cigarette in
Camels have a mild mellowness that
is as new to you as it is delightful.
Yet that desirable "body" is all there!
They are always refreshingthe
never tire your taste.
Camels leave no unpleasant cigaretty
aftertaste nor unpleasant cigaretty odd
Your say-so about Camels will be:
"My but that's a great cigarette".
Csmefs as tM trtrywbtn in mamntiKctUr tltd
psctojes at 30 alttwttmt for 10 cents.' or tn mil.
ajtia (300 atirtttet) in a ilmnmm-ptpar-coTtrmd
carton. W fronf t ncommtndttut carton for to
Aetna or oAee aappy or irAen you f rarel s
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.
Winston-Salem N. C.
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