The Gate Valley Star (Gate, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 22, 1919 Page: 1 of 10
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Fourteenth Year-No. 9
A Weekly Newspaper Issued im the Interest of Gate and Vicinity
Gate, Beaver County, Oklahoma, Thursday, May 22, 1919
Price $1.50 a Year.
The civil war struck the note
of our nation's greatest peril.
Disunion meant abandonment of
the principles upon which the
country was founded, meant con-
stant strife and eventual dis-
integration. At the country's call
our clear-<yed young men march-
ed out, ready to sacrifice life and
limb, if need be, for the unity of
the nation. Their courage saved
it for future generations.
It was wise for our fathers to
set a day for commemoration of
the service of these citizen sold-
iers. Most of them now lie be-
neath grassy mounds in the
cemeteries throughout the land,
but when Decoration Day comes
we pay tribute to their self-sacri-
Those who lost their lives in
the civil war had the vision of a
united country. If they could
have seen her growth in power
and resources and splendor, they
would have said, "IT WAS
WORTH THE PRICE."
We have ourselves just passed
through such another crisis. We
have seen the young men of our
day also rise at the call of their
country. "Their eyes beheld the
vision and the dream," but it
was the vision of a free world,
delivered from the wickedness of
When we lay flowers upon the
graves of the older heroes, we
shall have in mind the thousands
of white crosses which mark
American graves on the fields of
France. And with our gratitude
to them will come the hope that
the world will be so much better
I through their sacrifice that in
i time to come it may truly be
said, "IT WAS WORTH THE
Vlasta Hanzl spent the latter
part of the week with her sister.
Mrs. Chester Kirkhart.
| Mrs. L. Haynesand Elsie made
a trip to Englewood Thursday.
BUT THE KAISER
Wichita Hero Not Only Won Medal*
But Picked Up Number* of Souvenir*
MADE ENVIABLE RECORD
Miss Viola Rather left Tues-
jday morning for Hutchinson,
Kas. where she will attend busi-
1 ness college.
Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Reese and
family and Mrs. Edward Burg-
! graf spent Sunday at P. S. Car-
Mr. John T. Smith formally of
Gate, but who now lives in
Osage, Ks. sold his faim to C R.
; Edmission last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sherrid
'and children spent Sunday with
Mrs. Sherrid's mother, Mrs. M.
Dr. Dougan was called out to
C. E. Carpenter's, Tuesday one
of their boys being very sick.
FOR SALE Schrock black-
hull, graded, kaffircorn. This
kaffir has produced from 6 to 7
bushels more to the acre than
other corn grown side by side in
the same fiel<J. I have U bushels
for sale. E. F. Hambergh, Gate.
,)apt. Cassidy consented to
co^ie to Gate, not because of any
money consideration, but as a
personal favor, being a personal
friend of Lieut. Thomas Hopkins,
(who was killed in France) neph-
ew of J. A. Hopkins.
Mr. Hopkins called the Cap-
tain over the longdistance and im
pressed upon him how anxious the
people were to hear and see him
and obtained the promise that
he would try and cancel some of
his many engagements and ^e.
Capt. CassMy and Rev. Per-
kins of Beaver are old Class
mates. Gate is certainly highly
honored in securing this popular
young speaker and we want the
surrounding towns and country
to join with us and make this a
big Union Decoration Day.
Capt. Cassidy is worth going
hundreds of miles to hear.
Captain H.K. Cassidy of Com-
pany I). 165th regiment, Rainbow
division, returned to Wichita
Saturday night from Camp Up-
ton, N. Y., where he received his
discharge last week, after 19
months' service in France.
Wearing two wound stripes, a
Crox de Guerre and three gold
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Who's Your Friend?
You have heard the old saying: "The friend
in need is a friend indeed." Sure thing. The
friend that assists you when you really need
help, that's the one.
Who is that friend? Well one of the friends
that will not fail to aid you, is the Big Round
Dollar. Have you any of that kind of friends?
Don't borow friends? Don't borrow friendship.
Have friends of your own. The dollar you have
saved is always at your service and subject to
your check if deposited at our bank. We invite
State Bank of Commerce
J. L. VANCE, Vice Pres.
A. J. DICKSON, Vice Pres.
P A. JOHNSTON. President
F. H. SCHAUNER, Cashier
I The wheat around Gate looks DR. H.H. WYNNE,Oklahoma
better than it has for years— it's City, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
'certainly immense. Several of j—Glasses fitted. Gate, Saturday
the farmers are purchasing the June 21. Inquire of Dr. Dougan.
new Mc Cormick Harvesting1
machines and they will be able
to harvest their grain in a hurry
and witlf very little expense this
year. These harvesters are drawn
by either horses or a tractor and
!will cut a swath 12ft. wide, and! ... ,
thresh it and sack it or run iti vicmity early Monday corning,
right in your wagon. Three men 'damaging the wheat consider-
: handle the outfit. J ably.
0. M. Kirkhart is confined to
his bed this week with inflam-
A severe hail and rain storm
visited Ashland, Kas. and
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Special Shoe Week
| A Merchant Making Cut Prices on shoes these days is either short on cash or has a bad 1
I lot to clean up on, or else he is . |
I GOING AFTER TRADE THAT IS GOING ELSEWHERE |
= WE'RE NOT SHORT ON MONEY—We haven't two dozen pairs of old stock—But we are after trade that is not coming here and we are sure getting it. =
= You'll not get a another chance to buy shoes cheap for a long time, so you had better take advantage of this sale and save a few dollars. 5
| Bring These Prices With You and Pick for Yourself. 1
Mens' Shoes, $9.50 at $7.60
41 8.50 at 6.98
Ladies' Slippers, $6 at $4.98
Ladies' patent ank'e
•trap pump $3 at $2.38
strap pump 2.50 at 1.98
Ladies' Shoes, $8.50 at $6.48
7.00 at 5.48
6.00 at 4.78
5.00 at 3.98
4.00 at 3.20
Boys' and Git Is' $5. at $4.18
4.50 at 3.78
4.00 at 3.28
3.50 at 2.88
3.00 at 2.18
We have a few broken
lots, odd sizes
$2 $2.50 $3
—while they last at
"THE QUALITY CORNER" i
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Stevens, Arthur J. The Gate Valley Star (Gate, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 22, 1919, newspaper, May 22, 1919; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc165204/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.