Britton Weekly Sentinel (Britton, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 18, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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BRITTON WEEKLY SENTINEL
FIFTH YEAR. NO. 13.
BRITTON OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1912
$1.00 PER YEAR
Britton Weekly Sentinel
J The lecture by Dr. S. A. Betts at
the Methodist church lust Thursday
_ night was attended by about sixty
THERAN ROBINSON, Editor. |" Very ln">re«<">K
O. E. Merrow and family havo
moved to Capital Hill. Mr. Merrow is
Acmo flour, best by test.
Clarence Stealey was s^Virely hurt
while practicing vaulting last week
Mrs Bsrtlett of Chandler is here
visiting with her sister, Mrs. H. 8.
Mrs. Jane Pettet of Cashion. Okla.,
is in Britton under the care of Dr. G.
If your grocer can't supply you with
Acme flour, call on me,
Frank H. Jay.
Oats and wheat are looking flne and
with the price up the farmers are in
a real estate man with offices in Ok
lahoma City and has lived in Britton
for some time We are sorry to see
If there was any better flour than
Acme 1 would have it for sale,
Frank H. Jay.
The pie social held Monday night
by the girls who are to form the
school basket hall team was a sue*
cess. The girls made enough money
to get a new ball and to prepare some
We are Informed that "Butch"
Smiley broke the world's record on
batting average in the ball game Sun-
The Tennis club has commenced day between Spring Creek and Put-
play. They have about as good a dirt
court as it is possible to make
Miss Nellie McClure was absent
from high school Friday, Monday and
Wednesday on account of slcknes.
The Patrons club of the Britton
schools met Friday afternoon. Not
much was done.
Electric lights have been installed
in the Britton pharmacy. They are
found to be much more efficient than
W. N. Ackert is starting ont in the
ice business this year on a large scale.
He began delivering ice several days
The Stealey Hardware company
are now housed In their new quarters
across from the Investment building.
They moved last week.
W. M. Shores has sold his Interest
in his fetore to his brother. He will
move to the western part of the state
and engage in farming.
You will find that most of
the PLUMBING here is
C. K. AMENT & CO.
Call on us, we can come in a
—and we always
our tools with us.
nam City. He got three safe hits in
one inning Can you beat It?
Britton is to have a baseball team.
1 ne boys are working out and getting
lined up and when they get ready to
play we shall see some good work.
The Commercial club will meet to-
night at the office of the secretary,
H. O. Crum Everybody come.
The track team of the Britton
school has purchased a 12 foot bam-
boo vaulting pole. It was necessary
to send to Kansas City for this as
none could be obtained in Oklahoma
The Traders Monday instituted
free delivery and are now better able
to take care of the trade
Jay J. Dwyer was in Britton in the
interests of the "Sentinel" Saturday.
He complimented the citizens very
highly on the efforts of "cleaning
Band to Entertain.
Friday night in the high school
auditorium there will be an entertain
ment under the auspices of the band.
The entertainers are Mrs. Maud
Hunter-Tucker and Master Glenn
Crockette Tucker of Oklahoma City.
It will be well worth seeing.
Having sold out the first of March,
1912, I am no longer responsible for
bills contracted under the name of
Stealey Hardware Co., but ask the good
will of a)l for my son, C. C. Stealey,
who since April 1st is doing business
under the above name.
C. P. STEALEY.
H. O. CRUM
Life, Fire, Accident &
Real Estate, Loans
Agent for the companies form-
erly represented by
Geo. H. Thamas
ABOUT YOUR EYES
OPTIC I A N S
139 West Main St.
Clean-Up Day In Britton.
Thursday. April 11, was one of the
best days Britton has ever had.
Bright and early signs of unusual ac-
tivity were observed In all parts of
town The mayor had proclaimed the
day a holiday to be observed by ev-
erybody in cleaning up their prem-
ises and improving the condition of
our streets. All business houses were
closed from 9 to 12 a. m. and from
1 to 5 p. m. ahd everybody turned
out and worked hard all day with the
most gratifying results. Clean up day
was a success in every respect anil
Britton is now a neat appearing and
Britton Will Be Represented.
Mr. Egbert, representing the Okla-
homan, was in Britton Wednesday
working up business for the annivers-
ary edition of the Oklahoman which
comes out April 22 Britton win have
a quarter-page advertimeent. Watch
for It. A number of inquiries of all
kinds were received from the last ad.
In the Oklahoman a few weeks ago
from prospective investors and others
looking for a location.
cur again. They will play a team
from Oklahoma City next Sunday.
The Misses Mary Gray, Janle
Humphrey and Mrs. J. T. Humphrey
drove over from Yukon to see the ball
game last Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Hunt returned home from
Pauls Valley last Wednesdify and Mr.
Hunt and Miss Lois came home Sat«
urday. We are glad to say that his
son who was so sick has improved
Mrs. Benne has been quite 111 the
Messrs. Tobe and Joe Bednar have
been hauling wheat to town the past
two weeks and getting $1.05 p?r
Misses Alvina and Agnger Kratky
and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kratky of Ok
lahoma City spent Sunday at the
home of their parents west of Brit
Quite a number of baseball fans
from Britton witnessed the ball game
Council Bluff school where Miss
Gray teacheB will close next Friday
with a picnic at Riverside.
"Blue Coats" 26, Putnam City 13.
The ball game Sunday was a slug-
ging contest between a good team and
a poor one. The game was so one
sided that S. C. won with ease. Put
nam City changed pitchers in the
fourth inning hoping to retire the side
in grand style but instead 26 of the
"Blue Coat" sluggers had faced him
before the side was out When the
dust cleared away 16 runs had been
Smiley of Britton hit the prettiest
home run that ever was hit on the
Spring Creek grounds—a line drive
SMALL HAT FOR AUTO
THERE LARGE 8HAPE3 WOULD
SEEM OUT OF PLACE.
Taupe Veil, With Bonnet to Match,
Is Among the Most Appropriate
of the Designs Offered—Bright
Small straw bonnets, sailors and
light f«lt hats have no rivals In pop-
ularity when the question of automo-
bile headwear comes up for settle-
ment. She who buys a hat for this
purpose remembers that a veil must
be worn with It, both for comfort and
protection. Washable chiffon In light
over right fielders head. All of the colors and In gray and taup® makes
"Blue Coats" had a free for all bat prettiest veils and those In deep
iin?K raI, Khme was "toPPed cream or light blue are especially be-
in the eighth inning by J. (). Gray on coming. The taupe veil with bonnet
team will get a return game with S.
C There will be a game Sunday at
It is to be hoped all the baseball
fans will come out next Sunday and
see a good game.
Kratky, 2b. ss
Smiley, p.-3b-c. . .
Putnam City— aB K
. Phillips, cf.-p.-c 4 2
Hand, c.-cf 5 4
Newman, lb . 4 9
Cllne, 2b "!!!!! 5 1
Jones, ss.-p.-c. . .
Alley, if ;;;;;;;; 4 [
Macy, 3b ' 4 «
J. Phillips, p-cf 4 1
McHale, rf 3 j
AB. R. H.
does not need to be washed as often
as lighter ones, but this may or may
not be considered an item In its fa-
vor. Taupe colored head wear Is
brightened by small touches of the
most vivid colors in Its trimming, like
that In a small cluster of cherries, or
little handmade Silk roses lu bright
pink, made and sewed flat to the bon-
net or bat. Cerise is a favorite color
In combination with taupe.
All the Bmall bonnets of straw and
♦be new straw sailors, are made In
striped, not to mention the changea-
ble tones which are liked so much.
Bows of ribbon or silk and small flow-
ers of silk are used for trimming and
are posed flat to the body of the hats
or bonnets The veil Is shirred on a
narrow ribbon or elastic band and
slipped over the hat. where it stays,
be the wind more or less boisterous
A double width chiffon, two yards
long, makes a sensible veil that may
be brought about the neck and la not
too long to be thrown back and left to
float when not needed over the face.
The soft felt hat Is most comfortable
but not appropriate for everyone and
therefore not becoming to many faces.
It is "floppy" and apt to look rakish.
Pretty, youthful faces can "carry It
off" unless the figure is stout, it is
the hat for a girl slender and young;
the fortunate type that can wear ev-
This week we offer you—
3 Cans Standard Sugar Corn . 20c
3 Cans Lye Hominy 20c
25c Can of Baking Powder.. 15c
Arbuckle Coffee, per lb 25c
44 10c Packages Toasted Corn
3 2-lb Can White Karo Syrup.25c
4 10c Pkgs Cleaned Currants.25c
Flour, per sack $1.20
Try a sack of PLANCO.
Board met pursuant to adjourn-
ment Roll call showed the follow-
ing present: Hedge. Robinson, Stea-
ley, Warden; absent Hall and Artt.
Minutes of the last meeting read and
approved. On motion the following
bills were alhjVed and warrants or
T°,alB 13 11
Score by innings: r, h
S C. .0 (I (i it; n 3 i • 27 34
P. C. .0 0 3 1 2 0 1 6—13 11
Sacrifice hits. Knapp, P. Kratkv:!
two-baBe hits. Hand, Knaft>, Holio
way. Smiley; three-base hits, Brynt.
Tappe; home runs. Cllne, Bednar] I
smiley; stolen bases, Knapp, Tappe] [
bright colors in addition to the regu-
lation white, straw color and blaclt.
Remember this in making a selection,
for the coming summer. Fashion fa-
PUT ON MOURNER'S BENCH
Little Dorothy Explains Break in De-
votional Exercises for Her
Family of Dolls
Little Dorothy Is the daughter or a
minister. She has a family of fifteen
dolls, one of them being a parson.
Dorothy is devoted to her treasures.
For a long time she held religious
services with them, but suddenly the
services were discontinued, only to
be as unexpectedly resumed.
W. J. Nicholson, Hilling dith, $39.25 y°U St°? Ihe 8ervice8'
C. K Ament & Co.. setting meters °.™' 5 " waB ttsked'
$8.40. ' Oh, the dolls decided not to have
Communication from Oklahoma Oas th<,,n and m°re "
& Electric company in regard to "nut w,1>' were they started again?''
street lights was read and palced on "They all voted that way, that is
file On motion the petitions for lat Dorothy hesitated, but she added
erals be referred to the water and : regretfully, "All except the clown and
sewer committee with instructions to! the Teddy bear "
have the engineer prepare estimates r /
plans and specifications. On motion K . e raM*'rde<J as incorrigible
j clerk procure 2,000 tax warrants. On I y minister's small daughter
| motion board adjourned subject to the j Next day at the services they were
call of the president. seated immediately in front of the doll developed in a chip of a steel gray
D. L*. SELLERS, Clerk. I preacher, the other dolls occupying shade; on the drooping side of the
j — ! leas prominent places.
j If you have anything to sell use al "Why are the clown and the Teddy
few lines In the "Sentinel" to advertise bear sitting so far forward?' in
I quired Dorothy's father
j "Oh," was the reply. "I thought they
most needed to hear the sermon."
QUAINT CONCEIT COMES BACK
Choux of Ribbon, 8ilk or Velvet, 80
Popular Some Time Ago,
Is to Be Revived.
A quaint conceit which Is being re-
vived on several models Is the large j
choux of ribbon or silk velvet, repeat 1
lng, perhaps, the note of color at the !
waist and placed at the side front )
about nine Inches up from the foot
In fact, we appear to be In for a re
vlval of these contrasting choux of
silk or velvet, which were such an In-
fliction some years ago. They are ap-
plied to the corsage or skirt more or
less indiscriminately, and bear no re-
lation to the general design of the
Tust now the Idea Is aulte endur-
able. especially when carried out as
on a white batiste frock with a V-
shaped lace vest at the neck let into
a large plain vest of flne embroidered
batiste. Two large diamond shaped
pieces of lace on the shoulders head
two soft folds of batiste, which cross
over In front Into a swathed waist belt
of soft mauve allk. finishing with an
enormous choux at the left front.
The skirt Is on simpler lines, gath-
ered Into the waist. A band of the
lace Is applied about a foot up from
the hem, and Just above this and in a
line with that at the waist Is a very
large rosette bow. These touches of
mauve were quite delightful. A simi-
lar note was sounded on the white
baby hat. which had a wreath of tiny
mauve roses encircling the mob
Another model In spotted muslin
REAR OF BRITTON PHARMACY
AT THE CHURCHES.
M. E. Church.
Rev. Hewitt, pastor. Sunday school
at lo a. m. Regular preaching service
at 11 a. m.
Preaching service at 730 p. m. Ep-
worth League 6:45 p. m.
Rev. Smith, pastor. Sunday school
at 10 a. m. Preaching at 11 a. m.
Preaching service at 7:30 p. m.
Office Hours: 7 to 8 A. M.; 1 to 2 P.
M.; 7 to 8 P. M.
Phone Rings: Office, 2 short rings;
House, 1 long, 2 short and 1 long
J. A. YOUNG. M. D.
Dr. O. T. Robinson
nrrncua ~u lotion
Frank H. Jay
There win be preaching at the
Chritian Church at 3 o clock every Sun-
day, by P. W. Colville. All are invited
Christian Church, Bible School,
10:00 a. m., A. N. tiurdge. superin-
tendent. Communion service every
Lord's Day 11:00 a. m. Christian
Endeavor 6:45 p. m.
Judge H. Y. Thom
nnoc- 0ffice' 1808
ones. Re«., Walnut 7868
Dr. Edwin E. Sanger
Office, 414-17 Security Building
vors millinery that is cheerful and j also had a little cross over bodice
right. Street hats and bonnets, In- folded over a soft fold of pale green
eluding midsummer sailors, are made allk. The waist belt and rosette are
in rose-pink, light green, light blue, in pale green silk and a large flat ro-
purple, lavender, rerise and rose color j sette headed an open seam, revealing
as well as in quieter colors, and they a lace Inset. These Introductions of
have a lot of "go" and distinction. colored silks Into white lingerie and
Small bonnets are faced with silk, muslin frocks are very much to be
which may be plain or flowered or I noted just now.
MILLINERY MODELS ARE MANY
Designers Have Been Busy, and Sure-
ly All Tastes May Be Satisfied
With the Styles.
A neat little morning hat with a
helmet crown and curled brim made '
of sapphire blue straw has a couple of [
lime green feathers upon It and no |
other trimming at all—a curious com- |
bination of dyes, but quite pleasing. j
Another model Is of the beret shape,
You will get results.
A very pleasant evening wis spent
at the home of Mr. Vernon Reynold*
! last Saturday, it being the annivers-
ary of Mr. Ben Reynolds' birth. Sev-
eral games were played, some flne
crown Is plastered a perfectly flat |
bunch of roses surrounded by leaves.
The flowers look as If they had been
pressed in a book.
Pure green, pink and orange are the
colors of the buds that In sections of j
each color make a strange decoration
for a cinnamon colored straw hat, all '
the s'.ran^er since out of the center i
of th'3 flowers rises a handful of cerise j
As if In feverish zeal to produce
novelties, the milliners are making
wings of straw and flewers, and straw
r'bbon is quite an ordinary anomaly. !
The bedroom that Is redolent of the
One of the smallest of the German
principalities Is undertaking a very
big experiment In financial legislation
The diet of the elder of the two
I music rendered, then a thre-course j principalities of Reuss, which lie in
luncheon was ferved by the hostess.: central Germany, to the southeast of
Ii!Xe«nd Wnre M'"ses 'he Thuringian states, carried recently
and t;^dj's HeynoMa, \l'ps^ra.e OBcar T't
Mayer, John Gray, C. Bryant. Ro> '5® " Income tax by S per cent.
Lamphear. Frank and Pete Kratky tax on incomes between 150
land Claud Bryant. " Pounds and 300 pounds, and by 10 jldfa'sbloned scent of lavender sus
The ball game between Spring Per cent, of the tax on incomes ex- refreshment mH r.m,.. it nnt
called rS,te d "m SUThay 30JJ Pounds a year In the ease to llno „ardr(lbf, shelves
called at 3 o clock p. in. The gam.' of unmarried persons of either sex with lavendc-
r^nd0?utfXyr the Bix°hSl?nnlng ?£ TfZTS m!"™ I™
when Spring Creek made 10 scores . , H ,. :°nslst of twelve members, very pretty are the hanging
the game became bummy all around resolution was carried by 'breeze" baskets which everv breath
Some of he Putnam City players be-i8even voteB aR;il"8t "ve. The super- of air from the outside encourages to
came so rough and ungentletnanlv taxation of bachelors has often been aend forth a delicious se nt The
that the game had to be stopped in Proposed in other German Btates. and baskets are hung upon ribbons and
8n,rv ? 5 V ThekBlue Coats are was jocularly referred to as a pos- slung upon the looking glass or upon
Here is a charming little turban In
the rnuch-used taffeta, and the only '
decoration is two mercury wings ef-
fectively fastened on each side.
Taffeta Is so universally used nt
present that we fear Its popularity
chets, though to do so with the fastidious will be shortlived
right direction. I
Wisp of Lace and Chiffon.
The e vening corsage grows smaller
and smaller and beautifully less. Very
dishabille, a« our Parisian friends
more elegantly express It. Is the cor-
age composed of a wisp of lace and
Bight maybe, but not out of mind. [thread of brilliants or beads.
We Make Good
When our lighting experts plan a light-
ing installation they strive to make it
scientific and to insure low operating
1 lie idea is to satisfy the customer, so
that he will want to keep on using elec-
Store lighting that builds business dur-
ing the dark days of November and De-
cember is to be had cheaply by using
Tungsten lamps the correct way.
An 8o-candlepower Tungsten lamp,
properly hung gives upward of 6oo-
candlepower straight downward when
equipped with a certain kind of reflector.
I he light given is c lear, soft and white—
the closest to sunlight known. There is
no odor, danger or flickering—no ghast-
ly colors and shadows.
I lave our Xew Business Department
send a representative.
Telephone PBX 14
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co.
I I 2 North Broadway.
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Armstrong, J. K. Britton Weekly Sentinel (Britton, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 18, 1912, newspaper, April 18, 1912; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc143000/m1/1/: accessed January 20, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.