The Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 6, Ed. 1, Friday, February 11, 1921 Page: 7 of 8
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rmnAV. FEB. 11. 1921
THE DURANT WEEKLY NEWS
ITRRAU' I1K..Tn citVSADB
L i of The l" "'" "
lt.slri' "" .. ..h.
is Il - -
...... will ulve a ell-
t'rVcupToThe winning school
Modern Health Crusade tourna-
?h ta"Tc "1 mmb0r f Cred"
ilcn "' ii. coventor
In the louniui"...
4: . nnrn Important move-
"in'the state today than this move-
lBlf health t I- indeed a pl.as-
of ? . . -'-... n anv olan which
n'n.lp toward that end and which
the stste. .nntrlea have n-
Hore l . tnurnament ac-
EfJ to Henrlette Hart cru.ad.r
Ce of the Oklahoma Public
Em. Association. Great enthusiasm
He erusaue .... ----
. part of the elate and It Is ex-
ted competition mi ... ..... -.
is."- '".th !"r.nre" .TiiiJ:
led on idb ion.i.-
etch school periorniwa "
. ... unlth Crusade chores.
tractive Crusade banners will be
lorded by the OKianoma i-uDiic
IV B .. at. a nfltinldir
lalth association w n.o ..........
loolfl. The tournament; nw mo un
'a .J..rnanl nf II. H. WliHOn.
altliea eiiuuio"v" - - .
lte superintendent of public Instruc-
mm.K NTl'DV IN SCHOOL
Iharlle Richards superintendent of
A.mntA schools is a ainEer wnen
- n iinrilnir thlnes first. He
codicb w .....D
bow out in favor or WDie Biuoy
wiu tiin statement is. J db-
. tinn ihp time Is near when
KIdren of high school age will be
en Instruction In religion by a Bible
ident and that tne pupil win receive
.ji... ihi.ri.fnr toward craduatlon."
roe of our great Universities have of-
..4 ..ii In Bible for years.
Kl'hen the writer was In college one
hl Instructors in Engusn ioia a
us one day that she considered the
hie. "the crowning literary attain-
nt of all history."
rORTT PER CUNT Or MOVIES
ARE BAD SAYS AN EDUCATOR
"Forty per cent of the pictures shown
In the thentrts of Oklahoma consti-
tute a moral crime against the chil-
dren of the adolescent youth who see
them" according to Prof. J. W. Shep-
herd head of the department of Vis-
ual Education at the State University.
These figures aro based upon the
censorship of films which the depart-
ment Is conducting for the benefit Of
public schools who want clean pictures
In connection with this assertion
It Is established beyond doubt that
many young boys are made criminals
by the constant showing of crime
pictures In which the arch criminal
Is depicted as a hero. This class
of picture Is fully a harmful If not
more so than 'the highly suggestive
Immoral pictures shown In the so-called
A bill Is to be considered by 'the
legislature this week seeking to put
the ban; upon this kind of picture. The
bill has the backing of the Rotary
clubs of the Bute or most of them
hundreds of churches and Sunday
senoois ana other civic organisations
THEY ALL BELONG TO CHURCH
McColl S. C with a population of
2129 claims the world's record on
church attendance. Starting from
twelve year olds all the women belong
to church and all the males save two
men and one toy.
TEXTILE DIVIDENDS LOW
The textile Industry In the New Eng
land States Is rapidly getting back to
pre-war levels according to reports.
The entire industry earned dividends
for the last quarter of 1920 If slightly
less than two and one-half per cent
on capital Investment.
YOUNG WOMAN INJURED IN
TRUCK ACCIDENT FRIDAY
As result of the overturning of n
motor truck on the Qunter hilt east
of town Friday night. Miss Irene
Rrjggs teacher In the Uennlngton
schools is In the Memorial hospital
here with one leg and arm fractured
an considerably bruised ' otherwise.
Miss lirlggs nnd several others had
come to Durant Friday to see the bas-
ket ball game. About ten o'clock at
night the party started back to Ben-
nington in a truck which had poor
lights and It seems a green driver.
When the driver had reached the half
way point In the hill where It turns
sharply he did not make the turn
but got tor the edge and the truck
took a fifteen-foot slide landing how-
ever on Its aide due to an obstruction
which probably saved worse Injuries.
HUqO POST BUILDINd HOME
The Hugo post of the American Le-
gion Is building Its own home at Hugo
with the aid of cltlsens of that town.
It will be one of the finest pieces of
Legion property In the southwest ac-
cording to Hugo claims.
ONE WAY TO END WARS
Lieut. Commander Joseph M. Ken-
worthy a liberal member of the Eng-
lish Parliament and often called the
Roosevelt of Eneland. savii that thn
one best and only way to end wars
is to assemble all the navies of the
world In one spot and then send them
all to the bottom of the ocean.
IXTKREftTINO FlflUREN ABOUT
OKLAHOMA'S FARM ACREAGE
In Oklahoma tlicro -are 31406718
acres of ground In farms. Of this 15-
903.9H2 acres are under cultivation and
thcTein.-ilhrirr pasture anil waste land.
Then- nrc 1!H7S1 farms of which
M.fiXt art- owned by the farmer living
on them and 98077 are rented.
Arrcs of land devoted to principal
crops are. Wheat. G.69t047; Corn. 2-
610868: Cotton 2.770r.52i Kafir Corn
1826.290; Uroom corn 161421.
On January 1 there were 1356422
chickens nearly one bird for every
acre of cultivated land and there were
were 452. 589 turkeys. Also there were
on the same date 2835 silos and 4776
NAVAL AIRPLANE CARRIER
The first steps were taken In Con-
gress last week looking toward the
building of a fleet of huge modern
high speed alrplances to be used as
carriers for the Navy. It U proposed
that something like thirty millions of
dollars be thus expended.
COLBERT AND ME A rK EACH
WIN FROM BKN.MNGTON
In the tmskot ball tournament held
at the Normal vourts Friday evening
the Colhert High school team won from
the Bennington team by a score of 22
to 12. The defeated team had not
played on the local ground before and
showed luck of team work.
Afterward the .Mead team defeated
the Bennington second team hy a score
of 13 to 5. This was a good game.
ENGLAND'S UNEMPLOYED HABD
Eight million people In England are
on the verge of starvation accord-
ing to figures collected by the London
Herald on unemployment. There are
1059800 men out of employment and
there are enough folks dependent upon
them for support to make eight mil-
lion under-fed In the country.
A MOTHER'S TESTIMONY
San Antonio Texas. "One ot my
daughters has two 'Favorite Pre
ot whom she Is
very proud. She
was In rery poor
health for eight
around and was
not able to do
Xuvi'C Doctoring did not
" Blnall ta
started to take Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription and that medicine re-
stored her to perfect health. The
babies are fine and healthy and she
had practically no suffering. Best of
all she is in better health today than
ever before." MRS. SARAH WHIT-
LEY 307 Sharer St.
Favorite Prescription contains bo
alcohol or narcotic. All druggists.
No olgartttt has
th sain dsliotoiM
fflavor as Luoky
Luoky Strlks Is Ihs
666 Is a prescription for Colds Ferer
and LaGrippe. It's the most speedy
remedy we know.
tBTAS LAW WOULD PROTECT
bill has been favorably reported
the Teas Legislature which. If
tally passed will make It a very Be-
Ire offence against the law to "throw"
baseball game. The fellow who In-
Iced a player to "throw" a game Is
lually as bad as the delinquent play-
IMLK NAM HAS SOME CASH
The first count of the funds in the
kited Stales Treasury In twelve years.
sde necessary by the resignation of
leasurer John Burke reveals that
treasury contains approximately
b.SOO.ODO.onu In cash and securities.
KIT fillOHt'.lt IN ASSOCIATION
he statement was made In the Oklu-
iraan the other day that one-half
all the wheat growers In the United
tes are members of the National
BJheat Growers Association with a
rpose to market cooperatively and
mlnate the wheat speculator from
process of distribution altogether.
niSTItltl. COMMISSION AWAIIDN
For 1920 the Ktate Industrial Com-
islon. handled the claims of 5821 in-
ed workmen and made awards totul-
S 1.2987(1. Of the total number of
"' In which awards were made only
iten were appealed. Theso figures
sum nui ny li.ixter Taylor a
muers or the commission.
CRITICIZES CERMAN TERMS
Former U. a Senator James Hamil
ton Lewis says that the amount of
Indemnity put upon Germany and the
methoa of payment will prevent Ger
many from selling goods to or buying
materials from the United States and
will therefore work a terrible hard-
ship upon American business. He
charges that the plan was deliberately
worked out to force Germany to buy
everything from and self everything to
her war creditors. This he charges
will cause the new German government
to be continually and Increasingly In
debt to the European allies.
FARMERS GKTTLNG EVEN
Farmers around Norfalk Nebraska
are getting even on account of the low
prices at which they sold their grain
crops and at which they must sell their
cattle and hogs on the hoof if they
sell them that way. They are kill-
ing hogs and cattle wholesale and sell-
ing them piece by piece in the sur-
rounding towns at prices less than
the local meat market can sell for.
HIGH PRICE FOR GAMBLING
The provisional Governor of the
State of Chihuahua Mexico has sold
the exclusive gambling concession In
Jaurez for a period of six months to
Lopez Ac ltevllla Co. for a consideration
of Jl 800 000. These high priced sports
plan to make Jaurez a gambling re-
sort by comparison with which Monte
Carlo will look like a nigger crap game.
Mon buck without question
If HUNTS Salvo falls In Mm
ftMtnnt flf ITCH. BCZBMA .
RINOWORH TBTTBR erf
h itehin ftkln dlMases-S
Try a 73 cent boa at oar risk.
CORNER DRUG STORE
We Sell For Less
Give Us a Trial
We are stocked ut with all kinds of sea-
sonable merchandise and you will find that
you can buy from us for less money than
It does not matter what the other fellow is offering his
goods for; remember that you can buy from us for less
as we cannot be undersold.
Here we just mention a few articles from our immense
stock and you will find everything in the house equally as
Pretty Dress Gingham
our price yard 25c
36-inch Percale pretty
patterns our price per
Good grade Outing Flan-
nel our price per yard 15c
Good grade Brown and
bleached Domestic our
Price per yard 15c
''me and look at our
Mods and get prices
rhether buy or not
Good grade Canton Flan-
nel brown and bleached
our price yard 15c
Good grade Men's Overalls
our price per pair .... $1.38
Good grade Men's Work
Shirts our price each c?5c
Good grade Boys' and
Girls' Union Suits our
price per pair 79c and 88c
sRsl SJ 4lsMja
Nice line Shoes for the
whole .family and you
will see our prices are
I or deputy will be at the following precincts on the date specified for
the purpose of assessing taxes for the year of 1921; under the law all tax
payers are required to meet the Assessor at the voting precinct and
render his or her taxable property.
DURANT-Feb. 1st to 19 inc.
SILO Feb. 9th. and 1 0th.
STAR-Feb. 1 2th.
MULBERRY Feb. 1 6th.
ALBANY-Feb. 23rd. 24th. and
BENNINGTON-Feb. 2 1 st 22nd.
23rd. 24th. and 25th.
MEAD Mar. 4th. and 5th.
ACHILLE Mar. 7th. 8th. & 9th.
PLATTER-March 21st 22nd.
COLBERT-Feb. 14th. and 15th.
UTICA-Feb. 1 8th. and 1 9th.
WADE Feb. 22nd.
KEMP Mar. 2nd. and 3rd.
BOKCHITO-Feb. 28th. and Mar.
1st. 2nd. and 3rd.
LAKE WEST-Mar. 1 1 th.
JACKSON March 1 2th. . CALERA-Mar. 7th. 8th. and 9th.
KENEFICK-March 1 0th. 1 1 th. CADE-Mar. 1 4th. '
MATOY-March 15th. PRICHARD-Mar. 17th-
BANTY March ! 6th. PLEASANT HILL-Mar. 1 8th.
ARMSTRONG-March 19th. CADDO-Mar. 14th. 15th. 16th.
BLUE March 21st and 22nd 7th. 5th. and 9th.
After the last above date the books will be held open at my office in
the City of Durant for twenty days for the benefit of any tax payer who
was unable to meet the Assessor at his voting precinct. After which
time the penalty will be added.
Witness my hand at my office in the city o f Durant Bryan County
State of Oklahoma this the 22nd day of January 1921.
LONNIE GLENN Assessor
By S. S. Bronaugh Deputy.
N. B. Be sure and bring your Real Estate Description.
See Our Windows for Bargains
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