The Sentinel Leader. (Sentinel, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, May 2, 1913 Page: 2 of 6
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SENTINEL : LEADER
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Publiihcd every Fri<l y t Senti'
n«l, Wathit* Counly, Okla., by
the sentinel printing co,,
K. W. HIJLETT, Prc«.
0. L. INGUSH, tdifor and Manager
Member OkUhomi Pre i Auocl.tlon.
ONI! DOLLAR A YEAR, In Advance
Bo'trtd „ itcond chn miller P^ruiry
II, 1910, *1 Ihe poitolfice at Sentinel, 0*
Uhomt, under the eel ol March J, IB7V.
position with the Beacon also.
The Beaconjiow owns the Clinton
News and the Record, together
with the home paper. The
mother sheet of them all has a
linotype and with this most
wonderful production of man's
brain it is enabled to produce
reading matter at a low cost that
some papers would be astounded
at. And we want to congratulai e
such enterprises, for it is worthy
of special mention.
Sentinel, Oklahoma, May 2, 1913
THE difference between a dip-
lomat and ordinary liar is about
this: One is accredited by his
country, the other discredited.
When you look at the rating
of some folks in the grocer's
book you wonder how they can
alTord to own autoes and keep
the grocer quiet at the same time.
Mkkit Systkm is quite a good
thing to apply to school teaching,
but gratitude to the voters for
our political elevation should have
a look-in, especially if all things
arc equal. There is some merit
It is going to surprise some of
these self-righteous folks to see
some people they had given up
as lost folding orchestra seats in
the New Jerusalem, while the
best they could get was a seat in
THERE was a three-cornered
fight over at Foss over the post-
office question. Mr. Galloway
and Mr. Lawson and Mr. Nation
were in the race. It seems that
Mr. Galloway won. He and Mr.
Lawson were indorsed by differ-
ent parties and it looked like a
shot for the third man, (on a tie)
which was Nation. Mr. Nation
runs the Foss Enterprise, the on-
ly paper there.
Are you old enongh to remem-
ber those old fashioned iron-
stone dinner plates with the lion
and the unicorn rearing at each
other on the shield for a trade-
mark, right in the centre? You
never will get old enough to see
better plates. This Japanese art
we have nowadays is all right to
set up in the china closet; and
it's there on dress parade, but
when it comes to actual work the
difference is about the same for
usefulness as that between a but-
terfly and a honey bee.
The Bartlesville W allpaper,
(printed on real wall-paper) is
before us. It deals with Bartles-
ville and her big pow wow to
soon come off, May 9th and 10th.
the State Press Association, and
tells many a funny story about
that affair. The newspaper man
who misses that meet is a full-
grown chump. If he refuses to
go and let his wife go and see
all the fun, he is two chumps.
If he goes and will not take his
wife, he is three chumns. So
there; take that and suffer.
Sentinel has a little over one
thousand people within her official
gates, and two hundred more ire
knocking, not knocking the town,
but knocking to get in. With
this sire population we have no
lsss than seven automobiles that
are doing livery work and they
are doing well, too. And, these
are good automobiles- none of
your junk that has got in the
"rattling good" class. Rocky
has one auto in the livery work.
It seems to do pretty good busi-
ness, but we merely mentioned
that to show you how many more
Sentinel has. This town is a go-
getter in most everything.
Mrs. Duke and daughter Mabel
visited at Mrs. Hopkins' Monday
Edd Duke and Misses Nell, Li I-
lieand Julia Atchison, Maymie
and Elsie Loomis, Mabel and
Jewel Duke and Wynema Mans-
feld went to Bethel Saturday
All report a nice time.
Misses Lena England and Bes-
sie and Lillie Harper took dinner
with Misses Ella May and Lela
Tyner Sunday. They attended
Sunday school at Spring Creek
Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins visited
her daughter, Mrs. Gertie Bains
near Lone Wolf Saturdav and
Rev. Weatherby, wife and
mother spent the day last
Wednesday at the Loomis home
Mr. and Mrs. Mansfield and
children visited at the Atchison
home Sunday afternoon.
There was singing at Mr.
Duke's and also at Mr. Tyner's
All report a nice time.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hopkins
visited Mr. and Mrs. Beddo Sun
Ted Irvine's father, from Hin
ton, Oklahoma, has been visiting
Dr. Murphy surprised a few of
his friends last week by coming
home married. The best of
wishes for them.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ramsey
and children visited at Mr. Sin
Remember next Sunday is onr
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson took din-
ner with Jim Ensy, of Retrop,
Mrs. Geo. Loomis and daugh-
ters, Maymie and Virgie, took
dinner at Mr. Hinds, of Retrop,
Mr. and Mrs. Bolon and chil-
dren, of Sentinel, and Mr. and
Mrs. Homer Tyner took dinner
at Henry Benefield's Sunday.
Frank Mosher and family, of
Sentinel, visited at Ted Irvin'a
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Matthews
and son Autus and wife, visited
at Wesley Taylor's Sunday.
Miss Bess England took din
ner with Miss Elsie Loomis Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Benefield
and sons, I^ee and Mark, Mr.
and Mrs. Bowie, Mr. and Mrs.
Homer Tyner, Mr. and Mrs. Lee
Jackson and children and Mrs.
George Loomis and daughters,
Maymie and Virgie, attended
church at Retrop Sunday morn-
ing, also singing Sunday after-
Port school will close three
weeks after this week.
WASHITA CO. SPECIAL.
The Dill State Bank Puts on
a Contest as to Kaffir
Corn and Maize.
It seems that our neighboring
town, Dill City, has, through the
agency of it's bank, the Dill State
Bank, been instrumental in get-
ting up a very interesting con-
test on kaffir corn and milo maize
and there is going to be a lively
This contest heads with the
Boys and Girls Demonstration
clubs, headquarters at Oklahoma
City, and the final and general
exhibits will be on hand at the
State fair this fall at Oklahoma
City. At Dill, however, Mr. Tom
D. Flournoy, cashier of the Dill
State Bank, will have charge of
the contest, and folders are out
announcing just what is propos-
ed to be done about it. Write to
him and get in the game early.
There are many points on the
folders that we do not print here
but below are the cardinal fea-
tures of the contest, and you will
do well to read the same:
1. All general rules apply to
2. Each contestant must plant
one acre of kaffir or milo. This
acre plat should be measured and
the corners marked by stakes at
or before the time of planting
and should be surrounded on all
sides by a strip four feet in width
to distinguish the plat from the
rest of the field. Peanuts or
cowpeas may be planted in this
1607. Best five heads $5, $4,
$3, $2, $1.
1908. Greatest profit on one
acre $5, $4, $3, $2, $1.
1909. Greatest yield on one
acre $5, $4, $3, $2, $1.
1910. Best history of one acre,
$5, $4, $3, $2, $1.
1911. Best set of reports.
Completeness, accuracy and
promptness to be considered, $5,
$4, $3, $2, $1.
1912. County team prizes.
Open to every county in the state.
For highest total score made by
team of ten boys from a county,
determined by score card for kaf-
fircorn contest. Money wiil be
divided equally among the ten
members composing the team, $50
$30. $20, $15, $10.
Baptist Church Services.
Rev. Mr. Wesson, pastor of
the Baptist church has arrived
and there will be services morn-
ing and night at the Babtist
church next Sunday. All are
welcome to these services.
Social Embroidery Club.
The S. E. C. was entertained
Friday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. A. J. Crabtree. We sure
had a nice time. Fancy work
as the topic of the day. Some
excellent music was furnished
by Mrs. Kirkpatrick and Mrs.
Kimberlin, which was enjoyed
by all. Mrs. Crabtree, assis
by Mrs. Bertie Simpkins served
dainty refreshments consisting
of two kinds of cake, boiled cus-
tard, apple float and punch.
Mrs. Crabtree was elected re-
porter for the club. Our next
meeting will be with Mrs. Champ
Clark on May 9th. Hope all will
be present.- Reporter.
Notice, Chicken Raisers
The Medicated roosts are the
latest improvement in the poul
try industry. Sold on a positive
guarantee to do all claimed for
them or purchase price refunded
No mites, lice, fleas or chigers
can live under the fumes of the
insecticide. Call in, examine the
new inventions and get our terms.
Sentinel Produce and Egg Co.
With the large shipment just
received we can easily suit you
with any hat you may desire. -
The Sentinel band is practicing
regularly Monday nights, prepar
This is not a contest, where one or two individuals win,
but every person absolutely wins one of these beautiful
premiums, free of cost
No Soliciting On Your
Call and Get a Punch^Card
Cut out following card; it counts for a 50c punch
$ 5 Value-Get One of Our Practical Premiums-Value $ 5
Upon the following conditions when you trade at our store.
TRADE $ 5. with us-and Pay Only $1.50
TRADE 10. with us and Pay Only 1.25
TRADE 15. with us and Pay Only 1.00
TRADE 20. with us and Pay Only .75
TRADE 25. with us and Pay Only .50
Mirrors, Trios, Hat Racks, Photo Frames, Pearl Paintings
Snow Grocery Co., Sentinel, Okla.
Wholesale and Retail Grocers
Any one of onr premiums absolutely Free with $35.00 cash purchase
Consolidated School Building at Retrop, Oklahoma.
The accompanying illustration consolidated schools and all
shows just what the Retrop Con- manner of improvements, special-
solidated schools are like. You izing in them through the paper,
will find that they are in good We believe that is the only way
shape when it comes to getting to boost the country-speak of
results. The Leader will take it's resources, not of it's nor the
special interest in such things as government's shortcomings.
A New Gin.
c r^-ric v,a<s For some little time F. A.
recommendedHaoryVander f ord Mosher and others have been
j „ oa working on a proposition to get a
for Dostmaster. and as soon as K &
„ • c ,.a>ofao Mp new gin for Sentinel. It seems
Postmas er ^mi n ' they have succeeded, as the site
Over $2300 Sale. V anderford goes m. Mr Smith s purchased and the WOrk
i time isn t out till rebruarj, iyi4.,
"Yes. you may tell them that w1^ begin in plenty time to have
our demonstration of various; The Sentinel Telephone Com- the gin in running order for the
goods Saturday was a great sue- pan0 is putting in a toll line from next cotton crop. The gin will
cess. We sold over $2300 worth here to Lone Wolf by Retrop, be located just west of the depot
of goods that day and we are im- pen Luke, the manager, is look- right in the best location in the
mensely pleased. Yes. we ad- jnfJ after that work. By the way town for such a thing. It will
vertised the demonstration in the Sentinel has one of the most be built by a Mr. Baker, ot Ho-
Leader and nowhere else."- obliging "centrals" in the state, bart, who is given the land, but
Strange Hardware Co. and we speak of Mrs. S. E. Dea- who furnishes every dollar of
the funds to buud the gin
Linger Longer Club.
The Linger Longer Club met
with Mrs. Harker last Friday at
the home of Mrs. Wood Gresham
and there was another good time
for all who attended the meet-
ing. Mrs. Harker, who lives in
the country several miles, could
not well have the club out there
as some could not go, so to make
the trip short for all, she came
into town. The meeting was
earlier than ufeual, owing to the
fact that Mrs. Harker wanted
her aunt, Mrs. Walton, who lives
at McAlister, to be with the club.
Mrs. Bolon enlivened the as-
semblage with some of her usual,
pretty music. Mrs. Gresham
and Mrs. Harker played several
piano duets, which were quite
The ladies did some sewing
and then all repaired to the pop-
ular Surprise Store where a very
nice refreshment awaited them.
There was cream, cake, sherbet
and other refreshments. Mr.
Harvey Gresham, who presides
chiefly at the fountain of palata-
ble goodies and drinks at the
store, had the club colors of pink
and white in evidence every-
where. Going to the store was
an innovation to the club. It was
like having two meetings in one
day, and every moment at both
places was greatly enjoyed.
Next meeting with Mrs. Guess,
- rejrutariy rau«iu
The Rocky Record now comes tory for the spring and summer
to us with a new dress and a new concerts and picnic campaigns,
song in it's mo'ith. It is printed
at Cordell now. the Beacon hav-1
ing bought the paper
The Leader acknowleges a re-
ceipt of an invitation to go out
to Retrop tonight and take in the
school exhibition. Sorry that
other matters will not allow us
to go, but we know it will be a
editor. O. C. Hammons, took a but is improved.
_ Sam Johnson and wife, and
As our two gins were not able , Mr. and Mrs Harris, of Hobart
Good work mule. 16 hwds high. The largest shipment of hats to take care of the cotton that motored over one day this week
n£ W H. « see them. - Mr, I atnkesus .about the best move' a sho> as well. Goingsome,
for a long time.
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