The Durant Weekly News (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 35, Ed. 1, Friday, September 1, 1922 Page: 4 of 8
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Tun rrnWT weekly News
FRID.AY. SEPTEMBER l i92.
The Durant M'vekh Xew
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potMffli'P At llilrvl (Ik! iti . .1. tlluli r Art
ef Cunerrim nf Mni-rh n l7li.
i flump '
sweeping onward and sky
liv.iu w II f iv ill flume. It
nil meant black death niul destruction
ii'ii- li'tlc im'I.. and IM.onO acres of
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The (Icir fiilr putty in Oklahoma waul.
wrote cue df it pl.itfuim pi ink- Wi
n "day .lifii ili' -tate linaid "f o(iia-
1... .;... it.!..!!..! tl.it tin. TitiNtu'iiH of
in -ticli condition that iitilimn feel i f luri'ier. tour logging
valorem ta kvy for.cn. p. fifteen d .n' i-y engines ono
i-l. ..-il car i.mlntir Juno !!t). WU. l"nnio:io. nveniyi-igni i.ai earn anil
I Ihti'i' tntttmti'liili1- w ri'diii-i-tl to ash-
inanv tlio'i-ainls 01 dollars worth
lie tati1 wt ni
Hit general '"'
H' I ! cal fill'
fnlr Adrertlatat Repreutri
THE AMERICAN l'R.S.S ASSOCIATION
Friday. si::ti:mi:i:i: i. w
1 . ttcivaty.
When vim 11:1V V'l'ir I. is" ncx' V"ir
tin iilv items for -tat- lax that you "f pi ipcity ir 'tic up in -moke
w II fniil -hi yi.ur receipt will lie tlii'l It all h.iiuieh'd this -timnier in n
.-attit'iiy le of line foiiitli mill for fori et in Wa-li'tiu'tuti. It could Imp-
i'..ul a-'ul a '-inikif Mini for -chools.jpin any Mummer in any I'oie-t.
The-e i'(in w .11 lie ly far Ike -nial 1 "
1-' fictile- on your tax bill. "NE LESS CRANK
Oklaliiinia'- utile ad almvm t( Rev. William Ri.'e. a mountain
lietti ii.ii'isteatlv low. i'jt tiRin jr pri'ac Her in Kentucky. ct tne notion
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y miu t.) 1 He ten imii'M 111 tile j Miii.c iinif imu uui. .1 nu iin.iiiwn in
Stat'- in Mite of tile v.uitli hN body wa- es-ential to Iih peace
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.1 E. McAffe. Community Coun--eliu
Utiierity of Oi.iab nu.i.
Wiile a letter to your e''.'r
el- I'i'T unr a'liwer to que -tiniis
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TIW OFFICE CT
Some Oklahoma cnmmiiiiitip arc
shippinjr out tpiantitics of rancid
cream to command low prices on a
distant creamery maiket. wlien thu
people living in the ((immunity do not'eharces
of the (iimtiii.ti.'.e.'ilth atnl I lie leul-
t nut heavy uiittinat epeli-i" in per-
manetit biiililimr fur all in titution".
Special taxes IiiciiM1-. anil fees will
net the state SXS'.is nilii (luritiu the
next year which .with a bal.nne on
hand of $ t.t.i;)iMl. will cover all fixed
iKiiinst the state until the
imil hapt'ini and a fast was the only
method through which the purifica-
tion proce-ii could be Mablished.
So ho went on a purification fast
and he finally died unpuiified. Death
came before purification.
The revel end gentleman had pre-
dicted that the day of his burial would
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A Comnuinit) CtM Sj tetti
V11 bii.'lne-.i enteipn 0- is !i!'il
1 . wi'houi an ..'curate y lem of
.ii'.ili!.. Til I .veer the hti-i n
M'lie inipottant Htch a syteln 1.
I' . lo'iitnutilty's tmtil bn lnes i-.
of mtir'i' the biirce-t buiti("" in the
1 1 iniiiiy : it cr.ihinco-. till the bu.d-
1 of the citizen").
V.- are leatnlnn that the (ommuiii-
tj' h'l ines.s i. one that all of the
'. paratc bu--itie.-s entei pries of the
1 1111. hanc loKethef. tlnit ll'i'ie inn
i.inr independently of what the
1 mi ity a a whole h and thinK.-
.ii'd d"i's. Ordinarily prosperity is
-haii'd by all or it is enjoyed by none.
Yet fed communities treat their
: :: a a c a a a a a :: ana
"Your lummy said
the pi'dsciutilif: attoi-
my. "jour bull-pup
has Rime and chawed
up the court Bible."
"Well." crumbled lii.s
IInii.tr. "make the witness kisd the
Ipup; we can't adjourn inurt to net
' a new I'ihlc."
' On a daiy and ' Willy-Knight." n
I'.itlifinder" set out to locate the
'Chevrolet" and on this tti lie was
fo-icil to "I'tnd" the "Hudson" and
'"DoiIku" "Oveil.ind' in hi.- rush to
iniike a "Paine" in history. With a
load of "Saxon" he was struck by n
"Picrii -Anow" and knocked "Cole."
.Mtit be the .same fellow who in ati-
sw-r to the question. "Haw you a
little fair in your home?" answered.
1 "No; but I have a little miss in my
be marked by a great storm all over 1"
use half or a quarter as much milk fi'cal year of 11)21.
as they ought. I The record speaks well not only fori the country but there was never a
Health authorities maintain that the niesent administration but also 1 calmer .summer day than that on '
every population should consume as
a minimum average a quart of milk
per day per child and n pint per day
per adult. Figure the milk consump-
tion in our community and see wheth-
er we come up to this minimum stan-
dard. The health of the community
Is suffering in the degree in which
we fall short.
"What is becoming of the milk pro-
duced hereabouts? In many Oklaho-
ma communities it is all consumed
locally and still there is a great lack.
Children are dying or growing up
puny and undernourished for the lack
of this indispensable food. Adults
are working at seventy-five and fifty
per cent efficiency for the same lack.
Oklahoma can itself supply the mar-
ket for five or ten times the dairy
supplies now produced within the
The snmo is true of several other
natural products. Hundreds of oar
loads of poultry
shipped into the state though no
stato U naturally a better poultry
for governors and legislatures since
statehood who under the leadership
of the democratic party have devis-
ed the laws that collect the funds that
enable the state to grow as it should
without excessively burdening the
people with ad valorem taxes. Daily
-ine-s as one. Nobody knows it
a whole. No accurate accounting
kept. Nobody knows except in a
general way. wneiner avauame ic--oi.fies
aie being wisely developd.
About the sum and substance of the whether available labor is being em-
plirwd to the best effect whether
e.ic'h and every group or element in
the population is getting a square deal
in total community program.
It is foolinsh for us to suppose that
finding this out anil regulating our
program accordingly is unnecessary
' There Is no end to the heavy trans-
portation charges which might he
saved if we would study carefully otir
own market needs and tl'.&n order our
agricultural and industrial policies
With a view to developing and study
ing that market. Potatoes are ship
ped into some communities which are
well adapted to the production of po
tatoes beginning with September
and continuing till the following
Where are the gaps between supply
and demand in our own community?
Who is intelligently studying our
local market and organiging to meet
its demands locally?
THE WAR CONTRACTS
Probes by the government into ex-
penditures on war plants will have
the same result in each case. It will
be shown as most people knew to be
the case at the time that the treas-
ury of the United States was not ap-
propriating money but shoveling it
out in order that the war might bo
The government is now investigat-
ing the sale of the Old Hickory pow-
der plant near Nashville. Tenn.. to a
Nashvjjle concern which acquired it
for $25'';Q(. The plant cost the gov-
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produce are still" nln':ul ?"" '""';''' ""'- '- ' ";"-
.11. . I..llli.... II1.1 rani. tMmn
llisciepatlcy H'i"iti " a.ui: jhih:
ind the cost price.
Jf the plant had been built by a
well-managed private corporation this
wide gap between cost and sale price
might cause surprise but pot where
til" government was concerned during
the world war.
Whether at Muscle Shoals Hog Is-
land or Nashville there was the same
reckless cost plus system the build-
ers knowing that the more they spent
the more they would get.
Muscle Shoals nitrate plant cost
$70000000. and plant No. 2 cost $13-
000 000. and the most generous price
made for the entirp project is $5000.-
Investigations now being conducted
and those to come will serve no need
ful purposes except to show the in
efficiency of government control and
operation of business enterprises
which he was laid to rest.
About the sum and subst:
whole proceeding is that the world
now has one less crank.
OUR STRIKE RECORD
There have been more than 12.000
strikes and lockouts in this country
within the past four years according
to the federal department of labor.
This is a fearful record. It shows
J how necessary it is that a better way fine morning to find that the banker
be found for adjusting working con-
ditions than by inflicting enormous
losses on the country and on all who
live therein through strikes includ-
ing the privation inflicted on the wage
earner and his family.
Iiccause we must we are going to
Why didn't you arrest that motor-
ist? He was going GO miles an hour."
"He said his house was afire" re-
plied the village constable-
"Oh that's different."
"Hut I didn't recollect till th'
durned catfish was out of sight that
he doesn't live here."
Veiy frequently rich parents
make poor parents.
Some people seem to get along
very well without hands or feet
Private business sooner or later goes 1 but we don't understand how so many
bankrupt if it neglects its account- are able to get along without brains
iiiir. The merchant wakes up some
"The doctor told mn 11.. 1 .
lake a rest." WU!t
"What are you going to do'
"Oh just quit golf and tend to
"Madam dalli-Cutci Robbed
31M0 000 in Gems." Yep but it 1
a mighty slick press agent to Pat i
THE NEW YORK IDEA
Departing Passenger: "This i .
heck of 11 service!" ls a
Conductor: "What's the matter!
Couldn't you got a seat?"
I). P.: "Sure I got a scat. Rut 1
wife had to stand up all the way
"Foul's ambition was to iml .
liO-ceitt watch; but he found it would
tun. so he called it a car" is the wav
Rill Spivens explains it. '
IJill Spivens says don't follow th
crowd if you would keep ahead of the
Mary "I've got a fellow whn o-.
a swell car. Dou you love anyone who
I'ye tried to stem the tide of fate
my eiiorxs nave Deen in vain
I'm cither too early or too late
To climb the hill of fame.
It may be the lack of calorics or
vitamines that ruins the health of
children but Bill Spivens says it l
the lack of unselfishness that ruinj
the neaitn ox matrimony.
anil shorn! nave canon over ins uusi-
ness. It would be clear that many of
our communities are already bankrupt
we had as accurante means of testing
their solvency as we employ in the
cae of the individual merchant.
An accounting committee or a com-
mercial club or a chamber of corn-
find a way to enforce agreement be- merce can render a community no
tween capital and labor peaceable in- better service than by making out a
stead of by strike and turmoil and community budget and establishing a
tl..ao no-.Yw.mnnf.i ;ii i Wni ii. community cost system so that all
may know whether the community as
a whole is running at n profit or a
ing conditions and terms
fair and reasonable to all.
Eventually labor will bo an equal j ;t ot time we had such a reck-
partner with capital ns it is already onjn r our ct);jimunity? Is it not
in many of the best managed corpora- perfectly feasible to have one? Who
tions. .will make the move?
The man who is afraid of his boss ; tt it It It I! n It It It tt tt it It It U
FOR MOTOR SAFETY
It is said that a patent has been
granted for a new invention in motor
car signals. The peculiar advantage
claimed for it is that it operates outo-
matically demanding no attention
whatever on the part of the driver.
All he has to do is to manipulate his
the signals display themselves in such
fashion as to meet every requirement.
At the rear of the car are two move
able covers which on rotating upward i four thousand
Coal is the most inefficient of the
great" industries. It is a business of
seasonal buying there nre not
! enough miners part of the time and
Usually has cause for it.
When you borrow trouble you never tt
get through paying it back.
'a RUDE RURAL RHYMES
From southern vales the corn plant
came from lands of gold and Aztec
fame where long it held an honored
place in gardens of a vanished race
The tariff duty on hides will show
the ultimate consumer where the shoe
Wnmon nrn inf ntVtlntif. nu n -ruin.
but nearly all of them will jump at.WitU Blccul Zr the sccd we drP'
conclusions with honest pride we pick the crop
tt the flint and dent the sweet and pop
A woman pickpocket denied that she Dame ara formed long ago a
was married. Where did she get her Bnnt f?rass in JIexieo- Fom tribe to
experience? t tribe the gift we passed. It reached
our northern land at least to serve
THE FLAPPER DOLLAR
Already the critics call them
hypers if you like are knocking our
I new silver coin. One writer calls
it the "flapper dollar" and says the
open-lipped girl thereupon looks as
though she might be saying "Line's
busy " or "Say lissen!" Just that
sort of girl you know.
Rastus Washington call at a local
drug store the other day.
"Boss" he said. "I want one ob
dem plasters you done stick on yoah
"I understand." said the clerk
"you mean one of our porus plan-
ters." "No. sah." he replied positively.
"I don't want none of yoah poorest
plasters I want the best one you
The wife: "Isn't that your eye doctor?"
The husband: "I thought so until
he sent me his bill. He's a skin
"Do you want a job diggin' pota
toes asked the farmer.
"Yes. provided it's diggin' 'em out
"Shall I go over the top?" asked
the talkative barber posing his
"Yes as soon as your gas attack
is over" answered the weary custo-
A teddy bear sat on the ice.
As cold as cold could be.
But soon he up and walked away
My tale is told" said he.
brake ami steering gear and too many miners the rest of the time.
There nre twice as many mines as
are needed. There is enough coal un-
iier ine ground co supply me worm ior
yenr. yet shortage
display the words "Slow" and "Stop.".fnuow shortage. Profits rarely nre
The words are painted in large letters normal there is either a feast or n
on sheets of red glass and the lifting. famine.
of one cover or the other is accomp-
lished incidentally by the operations
of the driver.
Thus for instance when the steer-
ing shaft is turned in either direction
or when the driver declutches the left
hand cover plate automatically ro-
tates in such a way as to disclose the
word "Slow." When the machine re-
sumes speed the cover plate is thrown
back into its original position by a
When turning the driver of a car
slackens his speed. At
he throws out his clutch
he does or not. the s
displayed by the steering operation
If he puts on the brake the right-
hand cover plate shifts and discloses
the signal "Stop."
In order that the signals may be
useful at night red lights are provid-
ed over the signals. In addition
Out of 'each 200 pounds of coal
mined only about 7fi pounds are ac-
tually converted into heat energy.
The rest is waste.
The oil industry was in much the
same condition until John D. Rocke-
feller came along. The coal industry
needs an organization genius. He will
Sixty-six thousand volts of electri
city passed through young Edward
As we unilprstnnrl It. rone-res
thought it better for Uncle Sam to of 1fe lndced: t0 swcU Wlth Kln tne
lose some money at Muscle Shoals Yankee cribs and pad with fat their
than for Henrv Ford to mate somo lanky rib. Still on our tables it ap-
there. i PcarSl
the early settlers' need a sturdy staff mer.
Everybody is talking about the
problems of marketing nowadays.
Might there not be a lesson taken
and in the form of roasting
ears against our rugged features
And speaking of the times you pressed it spreads mem out irom east
have noticed of course that a busy to west. A noble food but what a
man is never blue. P' thc wn' wo ent !t is nnt Ptty.
tt 1 We gnaw it off in gulps and gobs
from the bees? Just see how they
cell their honey.
Below her bosom
Above her knee
Her new suit fit her perfectly.
Father may not be up to snuff on aml on our nlatcs we Dll tne eou-sl ?uove nur BOSOm
11. ... .i. !... 1....1.. 1 Between the ears we hard v nause tOiueiow ner Knee
uiu iiu ii.iiii l: uui. jiuuoiiy iviiiiwn
any more about paying the fiddler wiI)C the butu"r from our Jaws- Whcn
than he does. I sweet corn yearly waves its banners
tt we S've vacations to our manners.
If the soviet government would BOB ADAMS
print more information and lessl
All that one could see was she.
money its future would be brighter.
ears says Irene Castle. Pairs has
been the scene of many nets of femi-
nin daring but this last is almost
showing their )om(l of Mr nm Mrs s A wha)o
on West Main street occurred the
marriage of their youngest daughter.
Rubye "Dorothy to Mr. Sidney D
There was a thin maiden called Gree-
ner Who worked with a vacuum Cleaner;
But she got in the way
Of the suction one day
And since then nobody has seen her.
ONE THING HE KNOWS
The immigrant had to fill up the
lioine- nprfnrmeil bv Rev. A. S. Ecrcrnor.
And it won't be long until we will brotncr of tle iiridc. After the cere-
he greatly in need of some of the ex-
Greaves Jr.. of Cumby the ceremony usual form. The first question was
he wrote down:
t the same tinedowa '' n. MasHr WeathCr " W " """ nU fri 1pd t0 A peanut
eh; but whether lothcr (ay whc )ayinp. lu! had '"k- gratulate the bride and groom and U'3 heart w
ignal "Slow'' is' limbed a 1.10-foot steel tower and vi'w ht '"'Wul 1 "f K'fB h" The 3.24 cai
it.inn rrrn linn ...... linn At Ihn n t n 4 t.milliii ill ilm .1 i Al. .. u..l! t.! .1 .1 m . a. l T-
tangled in high tension wires.
The lad nine years old. was res-
cued after the current was shut off.
Brought to the ground he walked part
of the way home.
Two thousand volts would have
1.!11n.) Ct I...4 it.. T.. 1 -
W ; !..1 l.ll .iti. v 1- """ """ "Htiiiuiy. I" ceiruic quan
.;..! tuu c u t titi(!S. such ns 1'Rbtning electricity
.i-l I often is like an overdose of arsenic.
' ... We d nt know n great deal nbout
If the mechanism is not too compli-lpiprirltv ns v. hut this nininrmm.
cuicu. uiu new suieiy eignni sysiem force wjh h0 the
promises 10 uo 01 great value. At the future
reception was held during
sat on thc railroad
as all a flutter.
came thundcriut? nast.
une 01 me main troubles witn thc ed. After the reception bride and Toot toot Peanut Butter.
Harding administration seems to be groom left for n wedding trip in
that there is not enough pie to go Texas nnd will be at home at Cumby I
around. Texas after September 10. A .num-
tt ber of out of town guests were here
J. C. Walton.
CHAS. D. CARTER.
For State Senator:
T. F. MEMMINGER.
For District Judge:
C. E. THORNLEY.
E. P. WHITE.
For County Judge:
SAM MAYTUBBY JR.
For County Attorney;
J. A. SHIRLEY.
For Court Clerk:
For Tax Assessor:
R. B. CLEAR.
For County Clerk:
J. WALTER MILLS.
For County Treasurer:
E. P. GOAD.
For County Superintendent:
For County Surveyor:
For County Weigher:
J. SAM WRIGHT.
For Commissioner. District I:
C. P. STREETMAN.
For Commissioneri District 2:
A. C. HERNDON.
For Commissioner. District 3:
666 quickly relieves Colds Constlr
pation Biliousness and Headaches. A
Talk may be cheap but not when for the wedding mostly relatives of
indulged in by members of congress bride and groom.
who get $7500 per year with a lot The bride is the youngest daugh-
of extra perquisites. ter of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Whale. She
tt has been raised in Durnnt nnd is a
any rate the preliminary descripr
tions of it sound good.
The weather was hot and dry
There had been no rain for n month
American automobile factories in The nnnf wind ntnnnni thn.h id.
June turned out 271.000 cars. At this tree3. Pinc nccdlc3 snnppei umlcr.
rate Americans nre buying in a year foot. jt wns Juy in the foresti
more automobiles than exist in all The crash of faujnR trces toWovici
other counties of the world combined the ring of axes. There was the
In the world there are 13.500.000 swiah of sawS( and logSi everywhere
auioiiiouiius. miu lu.uuu.you 01 tnese And nmidst all thcae a nuffintr don-
An English judge has ruled that it graduate of the Southeastern Teach-
universnl force of is tle privilege of a husband to do- ers College. She is very popular
. ...... t (
lennine wnai is extravagant 111 want among me joiiiii-it set mm iias a
his wife purchases. Yes; but then largo circle of friends who wish her
what? hanpincs through life.
tt ' The groom is the son of Mr. nnd
Congress has placed a tariff duty Mr. Sidney D. Greaves of Cumby.
of two cents a pound on hemp. Even Texas prominent nnd influential
120 N. 3rd
D. CROSBY. Agent
36 West Main
hanging is going to be higher.
The trouble with the fellow
family of that town. Mr. Greaves be-
ing a successful merchant.
are in America.
This statement should stop so much
A glowing spark fell from the stack
starts nt the top is that he usually
winds up nt the bottom.
"The more I see of bathing beau-
grumbling against our standard of There was a wisp of smoke and the day. "the more lahink of housekcep- JIr- nno JIrs- T- ! Rowland and fam-
jivuiB una our overs je prosperity. ;ms or burning pmo then came ers."
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our many friends
for their kindness rhown us during
ties." remarked an old man the other tne atam 0I olr ""'oved son Alvin.
nnd Mrs. T. L. I
ily. Mead. Okla.
In Our New Shop
RED STAR SHOE SHOP
J. S. Street Prop.
110 N. 2nd Phono 295
DR. J. H. CROCKETT
Announces thc installation of a mod-
em X'llay equipment for
OFFICE DOWNEN BLDO.
When you get ready to buy
your fruit trees (and now is
the season to be thinking about
it) pay a visit to our nursery
nt the west end of Main street-
We have one of the largest
stocks of fruit trees of every
kind adapted to this country in
the whole southwest. Here you
may select new fresh nursery
stock all home grown and ac-
climated to this climate and
may have free our expert ad-
vice on the selection planting
and care of orchards. You can-
not possibly get better trees or
better service or lower rnccs
than wo can give you.
Everyone who buys from us
this fall ?10.00 wdrth of stocK
or more will receive absolutely
tree witn our cumi" .
nice premium which you
Until further notice we
. .. . i u11 rash
pay ono dollar per uuus..i -for
clean peach seed.
Phones 282-J and 209
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