The Sentinel Leader. (Sentinel, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, May 2, 1913 Page: 1 of 6
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SENTINEL, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MAY 2, 1913
ONE DOLLAR A YEAR
A Bank Account tides you through sickness,
loss of employment, hard times, accidents and bad
crops. Insures you against bankruptcy after floods,
lightning, tornadoes and cyclones. Will get you out
of trouble and keep you out. No account too small
to receive our careful attention.
Remember that THE OKLAHOMA
STATE BANK deposits are guaranteed by
the State Guaranty Fund.
C. H. GRIFFITH, President.
E. F. DUNLAP, Vice President.
J. R. DeBUSK, Cashier.
NEW TARIFF IS
NOW SHOT AT
DOUBLE - PRONGED FORK
MINORITY MAY BE
Five Minute Rule
Airships At Altus.
Yesterday the aviation meet-
ing was started at Altus. A com-
pany is putting on the show and
Altus is paying the freight. As
an inducement to the people to
go, the Orient ran yesterday two
passenger cars attached to their
regular freight train, No. 19,
which is due here at 4:15 a. m.,
but which was held an hour, re-
turning at night at 10:30, for the
accommodation of all who want-
ed to go. The fare for-the round
trip is $1.60, which is right at
one and a third fare for the trip.
The train yvas held this morning,
Friday, and will be held tomor-
row morning, Saturday, the same
way and the fares will be the
same, so agent Richmond in-
Bill Hammick, W. M. Morrison
and Charley Holden were here
Tuesday from Cordell. Mr.
Holden called at the Leader office
and we were pleased to chat with
him for a few minutes.
You may find a good statement
of the Dill State bank in this issue
of the Leader. Dill has a good
bank, ably managed by T. D.
Flournoy. Dell Robinson is ass-
When Sheriff Hutcherson was
here Saturday there was some
little scampering out, we hear,
but the sheriff only had business
out at Port, the scamperers learn-
Heavy Pressure Brought to
Bear on Senate, Forc-
Washington, April 27.—Gener-
al debate on the democratic tar-
iff division bill will end in the
house of representatives Monday
night. The measure will be tak-
en up on Tuesday under the five-
minute rule and be read para-
graph by paragraph for amend-
ment, the prospect being that it
will pass the house within ten
days and go to meet longer con-
sideratioh in the senate. Repub-
licans and progressives, charac-
terized in the debate last week
"the two-pronged fork minority"
are planning to bombard the
measure with amendments until
Democratic Leader Underwood
with his overwhelming majority
repulses their attack. With two
Minority leaders however, Mann,
for the republicans, and Murdock
for the progressives, directing as-
saults upon the items as they are
brought forward, progress nec-
A MAIN LEVEE
IS NOW GONE
WALL GIVES WAY ABOVE
fERRIDAY, LA.; 20,-
Situation is Grave
Continued on last page.
HOW CAN WE BOOST
It is a worthy desire of any citizen of a town to build up his own city. The question
is, how to do it in the best way. Two ways will present themselves to the thinking mind,
first of which is: Create THE BEST MARKET FOR FARM PRODUCTS OF ALL KINDS.
Second, SELL THE MERCHANDISE FOR LESS Money than our competitive towns,
thereby attracting and drawing trade from a greater distance.
The R. W. Hulett Co. has taken the lead in both of the above propositions. Since the
very start they have been in the cotton market, and they have done their part to make
Sentinel the best cotton market in the country. We remember to have brought to Sentinel
at different times enough cotton to fill our streets. This in competition with our neighbor-
ing towns, having outoid them all. Our many friends remember this, and,' although we
only got a share of the many dollars paid out, the town, as a whole got the benefit.
As has been mentioned before, we are in the produce business, and in to stay. And
we are making the price attractive to sellers, who come to Sentinel expecting best prices,
by offering the highest cash prices for chickens, eggs. etc. Since we have started this
campaign, we have had the pleasure of doing business with lots of new customers people
who never traded at Sentinel before.
As to the second proposition, Sentinel is full of live merchants: Several new ones
have joined in the last six months. They are all continually offering bargains to the buy-
ing public. But "competition is the life of trade," and R W. Hulett & Cj. will take the
lead in the future, (as in the past) for the best that can be done for their patrons.
Our piano contest is a marked success. Many contestants are lined up and. making
a strong fight.
Our store is full of nice, clean merchandise and will we ask is a chance to show our
goods, then we will convince you that Hulett's is a good place to trade.
Remember, "HULETT HAS IT." "The Store of
Yours to please,
R. W. Hulett & Company,
Break Came at an Early Hour
Sunday Morning, Let-
ting Waters Go.
Natchez, Miss., April 27.—The
long dreaded break in the main
line Mississippi.river levees, along
the west bank in upper Louisiana,
came at an early hour Sunday
morning when the Lake St. John
levee, twelve miles north of
Ferriday, La., went out, turning
the flood waters loose upon the
fine farming lands and villages
of lower Tensas, practically all
of Concordia and parts of Cata-
houla and Franklin parishes. The
water will flow back into the Miss-
issippi through Black and Red
Approximately 20,000 persons
will be driven from their homes
as a result of this crevasse,
which will flood a territory em-
bracing about 900 square miles.
Residents of the affected terri-
tory had ample warning that a
break was imminent and it is not
believed there has been any 1
of Jiff. Practically all livestock
had been moved to the hills on
the Mississippi side of the water
Six river steamers and a score
or more motor boats went to the
crevasse from Natchez and Nicks-
burg to aid in rescuing those
who might be caught in the over-
The break is over 1,000 feet
wide and twenty feet deep Sun-
The condition of the Masfoot
levee in East Carroll parish is
causing apprehension. This levee
is near the Salem levee which
Nothing Will Assist You
in makiug good investments like money. To
have it, you should save it.
Nothing Will Pay Expenses
in old age like money, and to have it for the
purpose, it must be saved in days of your
earning. Deposit a portion of your earnings
in this strong bank. It was established un-
der authority of your Government for your
convenience and protection.
The First National Bank
Operating Under the Supervision
of the United States Government.
Capital and Stockholders' Liability $50,000
F. A. Mosher, President.
M. L. Mosher, Vice Pres.
J. W. Lambright, Cashier.
broke last year.
Milked The Cows.
There was a certain man went
out to the farm of W. W. Raney
a few days ago and put on a stunt
at milking cows that was laugh-
able to Mrs. Raney, so she re-
ports. The hardware man took a
certain crqam separator man
along. Both men took a sweat
at milking the heifer. Both were
raised on a farm, but they seem
to have lost the art of "juicing
the heifer," as the boys say, for
Mrs. Raney milked three cows be-
fore they could get the "strip-
For SPECIAL rates <m
Farm Loans, See
Robert L. Knie,
*Law, Loan, Investment Co.,
CORDELL, : : OKLAHOMA
Lott Jones and wife visited in
Cordell Saturday and Sunday, re-
turning Sunday night.
R. W. Hulett and wife and
Mrs. Riffe went to Hobart Mon-
WE represent two old-line insurance companies, each of them absolutely safe. We are
ready to give you Hail Insurance on your cotton, corn, wheat, oats, kaffir, maize and alfalfa.
Can insure for $10 per acre and as much as 300 acres on one section. $
Cash, $8.10 per $100
Note, 9.00 per 100
Cash, $7.00 per $100
Note, 7.70 per 100
Let us know your wishes and we will see that you are provided for.
MORTON REALTY COMPANY.
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Inglish, G. L. The Sentinel Leader. (Sentinel, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, May 2, 1913, newspaper, May 2, 1913; Sentinel, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc273159/m1/1/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.