Saturday Morning Advertiser (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 30, Ed. 1, Saturday, October 30, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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ruRDAY Morning Advertiser
DURANT. OKLAHOMA SATl'UDAY OCTOBER 30 1920
FIGHT ON TICK THE BANKS ARE DEES GIN IS "CAMPAIGNS
ABOUT ENDED CO-OPERATING BURNED DOWN
ri 3 i
( Oil .
v I I INK WEATHER
11.1. SOON HE
ulatioii fur the cot-
iKVLlopinvnts of the
i ic cotton market.
.ntinties to hover
'nit little cotton is
ally. Thi3 is due
ad weather which
a good part of the
.I ii to a reluctance
mt pikes. Unfor-
df tlio e who have
i nip arc obliged to
. n obligations which
i loth to extend
va icccntly found in
. the proceeds of which
. will be used by the
t i finance the holding
Sugar crop for better
wt weather and the
ilitinn of what little
In ought in the gins
ul the gieater part
it will probably tcopen
ii wni burned Monday
o gieater part of the
Miinlty is already out
Into gins will be amply
he balance of the crop.
ng the pi ice offeicd on
aiotind 20c and quota-
u cotton centers weie
-'ii0; New Oilcans 21;
BRYAN COUNTY AMONG THOSE
WHICH WILL GO ABOVE THE I
QUARANTINE LINE ON THE
FIRST OP DECEMBER.
After Dee. 1 the counties of Push-
mataha and McCuitain and small
parts of Choctaw and Ixflore will
bo all that is left of Oklahoma be-
low the I'edeial quarantine line ac-
cording to Dr. L. J. Allen Federal in-
spector in charge of tick eiadlcation
in Oklahoma. Bryan Atoka the re-
mainder of Senunv-nh nnil I.nfimnr
and paits of LeFlore and Choctaw
will go above the line on Dec. 1.
when the new proclamation is issued
releasing heictofoie infested torii-
toiy. The woik that has boon done
by the Fedeial and State doj'at tment
has been fo sati.ifactoiy as to make
it possible to release this teiritory.
CAPTURED A STILL
Last Friday night officers from the
Sheriff's department raided a still
near Twelve-Mile Praiiie and anost-
ed lister Mai tin who is in jail
charged with opeiating it. They
brought in a still of rather diffeient
design from the oidinaiy but one that
looks as though it would do what it
ua intended to do and do it light.
They nl-o found some mah but none
of the finished product.
ARE NOT PRESSING FARMERS
FOR MONEY SAYS PRESIDENT
WIIU'EIIURST OF THE BOARD
Cotton fainioi and bankers aie co-
operating in a ciy fawn able way in
cue pio-erit cotton condition in Ok-
lahoma accoulmg to repot ts coming
to tin. State Depaitment of Agti-
culture and in a statement of J. A.
V. hitchur-t president of the State
Biiaid of AgiiiiiHuie he says he
bulitve the fanner mid the lm-.il
I banker aie the pioper person to han-
uie lite situation.
Banks of the State haw dining
the last few days uceiwd advices
that they should collect loans as
clo-oly ai possible. To follow this
in a itiiit sense would mean that
fit met.' should .-ill their ciops at
picM'nt pi iios in older to got money
to pay loans of the banks. Mr.
Wlutehui.st -.ays. "We find that the
mnjiiiity of the local banks aie co-
operating wry liboially with the far-
mer and are not advising or picking
him to sell his ontiie ciop as g.Uhetcd
.hich would mcc-'-niily bieak the
nmiket f.ti below the cot of ptoduc-tiou.
Dallas 21.40; Houston 21.ri0; Gnlves-
ton 21.2.V Augusta 21.7."i; Memphis
20 'Per Cent Off
The largest stock of blankets ever
owned by this store and probably the
largest stock ever shown in Oklahoma.
Win Cotton Blankets big full size good weight in
pink blue and lavender plaids. Sale price . . 4.00
$13.00 All Wool Plaid Blankets. These are the big
hwy warm kind. Our sale price 912.00
$20.ii(i AH Wool Plaid Blankets. These represent the
biM grade of Wool that can be put into a Blanket. On
for sale WM
One lot of Good weight blankets solid colors greys
tans and white. Worth $4.00. On sale for 92.95
Wc.uuell Plaid Blankets big soft downy blankets
pan wool but feel like they are all wool. A regular
58.oO seller for $6-80
$11 ." Wool Blankets a great Blanket at the regular
pru. . On sale for $9.50
JC.r.n plaid Blankets a big range of colors blues
taiK pinks yellow etc. Our special price $5.20
Oar ffig Line of Comforts
Will 'Please You
u showing of comforts this season is without
doiil -he best and cleanest we have had ' in recent
i We are naming an attractive cut price on the
tth' lock just at the time you need them.
N3-. - uecn and Silkaline lined comforts filled with
ci'li i otton sale price $6JiO
-v" iieen and Silkaline lined comforts in lavender
K nil tan sale price ""
i-i j'tilar $6.50 comforts Silkaline lined size 72x78
tilleii itij pUre white cotton sale price $o0
?2' ilv Blankets in plaids only Sale price $2.28
fr-0J 'by Blankets solid color with bow knot
1Wl l Indian figures. Sale Price 180
He idon-Whitaker Company
T BROWN & CO'S. OLD STA.XD
run: Monday night destroys
COTTON GIN WITH LOSS OF
OVi:il $15000 INSURANCE $11.
Tlio most disastrous file that Du-
tant has voeit in several years oc-
cuiud Monday night about 10 o'clock
whin the Dee- gin was butned.
The file was under good headway
when discovered and despite the well
diioitcd efforts of the fitenien the
building was burned to the ground
the los to buildinir and niachinciv
being e timated at between $l."i000
and li5000. Tiie eed house was
sanl with its contents undamaged
as i also the cottonhou-e although
the cotton stored theie was .somewhat
d imaged by file and water.
Tie cauo of the file is unknown
but thcie is nothing to indicate that
it was of lnccndi.it y origin. The
gin h id not neon running .Sunday or
Mond.iy and theie was no one on the
p.eiM pi when the fne btoko out.
MEN'S IHIH.i: CI.S.S A WINNER
It .n a gioat thing for the Men's
Initio Cl:'-s of the I'tr-t Chi Mian Sun-
day School when the decision was
maii to hold the .session in the Liberty
Thcatte. TI.e ccond session was held
theie h.t isiinday morning and in
spite of unfavorable weather more
than M.ty men weie in attendance.
It is expected that the attendance
will lie built up to one bundled per
wicl; ami held to that point. U. M.
lliin is the president of the class
v.nhh is taught by Itev. Schoonovcr
p.i-tor of the church.
NEW HOTEL OPENED
The LcMnro Hotel was opened to
the public this week and u enjoying
.i good line of pattonagc.
This is Duiant'a neue.st hotel hai
fifty rooms and is strictly file proof
tnil modem thiougho.it. The loom
me all plea .mtly fiuiiMied and steam
!i"at(d D.n.int h.is been tathor .diort
on good hotel accomodations and the
tic hotel will help out considerably.
PECULIAR AND FATAL
Gnylovv I5ce.se IS yeats old died
in Okmulgee Sunday of last week
from bum iccoived near Beggs re-
cently. Reese and his wife were driv
ing near Bcggs and ran through what
is termed in the oil field a "?as pock-
et." The gas became ignited when the
motor cur pacd thiough and the
couple were enveloped in flames. They
leaped ftom the car their clothing
ablaze and extinguished the flames
by rolling in the gi.vs. Mr'. Roche
i now in a hospital where ia is said
her eordition is erious. The car wa
RED CROSS IN PEACE
llii'ie is no gieater cause in the
woilil today than the Ameiu.ui Red
Cto . This organization come- to its
Foil it it Roll Call while still at work
on it diminishing war task and deep
ly o.i.-jio-sod in its l.ipidly developing
I cai i' pioginm.
Il.e peace piogutm of the Red
On was indorsed last year by the
eiiiiillment of Ul.OOO.OUO adult mem-
bun. An oppoi Utility for the tatifi-
ctui. n of this pingi.im will be offer-
ed 1 1 om November 11 to 2" this jear
when thee numbers will bo asked to
An attempt to build up the health
of the nation which is the outstanding
featuie of the peace ptogiam h tax-
ing the cneigies of the Red Ciihs.
Vi iting nuuvs ate being 'et tiji
in ivciy corner of the United Slates
Health icntois ate being oigmied
eveijwhiie. The ni-vv public' health.
Iw-i I on the coi.iinon 'eitso tihilosoiihy
of n ii meiely uliing the sick but of
kee -H' people well i opening many
avenue.; of endeavor.
Of com so the Red Cro-.s still i.i
c.u'iymg unto tie esliul of its u-
iiuiic's. woik fol the leliof of wide
-piead siil.tie-s nnd distie--. in
Euiope. At home the voundcd ami
..iik soldier. ft ill aie uumbeied by the
thoit'-ands and thci-e aie being uiuil
for. Home 'eiviie still is a neie-'iuy
function of the Red Cioss hciaUM
thoufands of families of soldier- and
sailots still aie in need of fiiendly
counsel and relief.
But the big thing is the Rod Cios.
peace pioginm. Tu iut ai ros. this
piogram and to continue the noimal
vrork of the Red Cro- the eiviie and
eoopciation of eveiy m.in uiiin.-in and
child in the country nurt be obtain-
ed. To obtain that sen ice in the wid-
est pus'ihle response is the object
of the Fouith Red Cros R mil.
NEXT TUESDAY WILL SEE THE
FINI.-sH OF A HEIMIQT STATE
AND NATIONAL CAMPAIGN.
FIGHT IS CLOSE.
The elephant and the donkey are
being gloomed for the final i.tce of
the holies which is scheduled to take
place Tuesday and the backers of
each ate w.ixing eloquent over the
upoiioi showing and chances of their
Both Republicans and Dentociats
as is Usual evpiess the utmost con-
fidence of the success of their lespoc-
tive candidates at the polls net Tues-
day so far as national lesiilts aie con-
cerned. Biyan County is s0 safely Demo-oath-
that theie is but little interest
taken in local issues and all ef foils aie
being concentiated in getting out as
big a vote as possible for the national
and state tickets.
Both Republicans nnd Democrats
ate going to be exceedingly busy dur-
ing the few lemaining d.ivs of the
campaign and the Demon. its have
announced speaking dates as follows
over the county:
On Satin day October HO Gov ei nor
.1. II. A .Kohcit'on will speak at Ben-
nington at 1) A. M. Bokchito at 1 1 A.
M Caddo at H:00 P. M. and Keuefick
at l:.'M P. M.
Monday November 1. Demoei.itie
Rally at coiiit house Durum .it 7.110.
IiiMiiicll at 7:'iH.
Robot M at 7."0.
Aintsttong at 7:30.
Ilcmliix at 2:!!0.
LORD MAYOR OF CORK SUC-
Cl'MBS TO STARVATION ON
THE SEVENTY-FOURTII DAY
OF HUNGER STRIKE
Teience MacSwinney lotd mayor of
Coil. died at Biixton ptison in Lon-
don at .ri:40 o'clock Monday morn-
ing. His death followed a hunger
stnke of nunc than seventy-three
days eilipsing any in the annuls of
the medical woild.
MacSwiney who had been uncon-
scious for seveinl days did not re-
cover his faculties bofoie he died
Father Dominic his piivate chaplain
and his In other John MacSwiney
weie with him when the end canto.
Father Dominie was at the prison all
night and did not leave until several
hoiiis after MacSwiney breathed his
The Iiish people took his death
calmly and the expected riots fail-
ed to materialize.
SO EVERYBODY'S HAPPY
And this is the time of ear when
men ask each other "How is your
wife going to vote?" And the men
answer "She's going to vote the santo
way I do." And the women ask each
other "Ai! ou going to vote the
way vour husband does?" And they
answer "He thinks I am." Syiacuso
The Republicans have a speaker
siludtiled to speak in Duiant Satur-
day afternoon and evening and will
ha' e other ralliei over the county.
Senor Isauro Babnldon newly elec
ted Philhpine delegate to the Ameri-
can Congtess has anivcd in the
United States with instructions to
ak Cong! ess for the complete inde
pendence of the Phillipino-.
BROKE HIS ARM
Monday afternoon Kail Crabtree
the 14-year-old grand-on of Mi. and
Mrs. Chas Helbacb had the tnisfortune
to fall and break his aim while plny-
ing "catch" with a football. Nothing
more serious than a Inoken arm re-
sulted fiont his fall; the fraituie was
liducod and he i-. getting along nil
Read Our Ad on Page Two
takes a Live Fish to swim
agaimt the current
terjjf J-tlrtJt u-wi J
.r-i ttt-tr-at4 -iliJffi
urid.rit-i--fa-ii ri r to -
"Any sucker can float down
htroam" We all have had to
much credit too easy credit.
Credit is debt and debt can
not be disguised by calling
it iiccomodation or giving it
any other euphemistic desig-
nation or other highfluttin
toj'iioman of name.
The mis-leading old saying
iiiot fi'odit is bettor than
money in the bank has bank
rupted its tens of thousands.
Of course it's all right to buy a home or farm on
credit you know just what you arc going to pay but
it's different with Groceries.
The Guy who 'Veils for cash" and "sells for lc..s"
has had 'em beat to a fntil ever since the days of
W. E. STRICKLAND
Grocery on North Second : vonuo "Kvery tub tiind j
on it.' own bottom" oii do-i t help pay the ltllo".-.-. Ij.1I
who tan't pay. won't p.i.v don't pay moved :..-ay or
Unprecented &alues in
For this early in the Season. All Pat-
tern Hals from Wawalk (iafe Visk and
Values up to $45.00
A shipment of Knox
and other Sailors
a limited quantity
iW J DONT MISS OUR
gig $5.00 Table 0 Hats
Values up to $8.00 $10 $12 and $12.50
.Some wonderful values'
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nnrl fhililrnnM VnlnnrM L J. V
Lynco and Lids for Kids
People all specialists in
1 Felt Hats fa RttU JMlZS
adge Kvans & vw
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