Seminole County News (Seminole, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 21, 1923 Page: 1 of 8
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WE ARE SELLING
Wish also to call your attenion to fact that we
are selling guaranteed Automobile casings
30 x 31-2 Diamond Tread for $10.00 each.
Other sizes in proportion.
If you dont buy of us we both loose money,
We are selling Cultivators for less than repla
While they last.
Moline Strong Cultivators at $31.00
while they last.
BORN HARDWARE CO
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Seminole, Seminole County, Okla.,' June 21 1923
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nea project Gains.
of busy work and planning
we want every farmer to
know that here, at this bank
he is assured the earnest and
intelligent support that is so
necessary during certain sea-
sons of the year.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
W. E. Harber, pres. D. A. KiUingsworth, cashier
Oklahoma City June 21-Eurther prog-
ress is reported on the Oklahoma Citv-
Shawrree interurban railwuy project.
Figures on total subscriptions to date
to the necessary fund of $700,000 are
r.ot avaiable as the committee reports
many prospective supscriptions not fi-
nally closed, but it is said that the suc-
cess ot the project is now assured and I
that converting the road to electrical
operation will he accomplished during ;
the present year.
The Methodist Missionary Society
held its quarterly social meeting in the
home of Mrs, J. I’. Sanford, Thursday
afternoon, the 12th, with a full attend-
ance. The time was spent in games,
ooritests, and social vibiting. The host-
ess, assisted by Mrs. Powell and Mrs,
Smith, served a dainty ice course to
Mesdames flump, Carpenter, Boaz,
McAlister, Harris, Chase, Templeton,
I.ester, Killingsworth, Snyder, Horn
| Williams. Berry, Oakley, Chastain,
I Reed, M. E. Templetcn, Allan, and
On last Wednesday night the town
people were awaken by a few guns be-
ing shot, and their telephones Ringing
and all were soon informed that the
City Barber Shop and Liberty Theatre
were on fire.
The fire started in back of the Bar-
ber Shop and Theatre, 'there is several
ideas as to how it started, but no one
knows exactly how ft d’d start.
When the first one to reached the fire
the petition wall between harber shop
and the Theatre Tn rear was o n
fire. It looks like the fire might
have started b'y the electric wirer.
that run in the wall The usual
crowd which consists of everyone in
our city tamed uxt with flte extingui-
shers, buckets of water, etc, to do their
part in helping put the fire out which
was done in a '/.try few minutes.
About six weeks ago a contest was
started in the Methodist Sunday School
between the men’s and women's Bible
Classes to see which one could have the
largest number in attendance during
that time and the looser were to enter-
tain the winning side.
The womj.'s clas», with Mrs. Chsse
as teacher won. So on Thursday after-
noon of last week, the men’s class, with
Mr. Chase teacher, met the women at
the church with cars and trucks to take
them out to the falls for an outing
Every teacher in both rooms, also Bro,
Williams and family were invited; and
if all did not respond it was not because
there wasn’t adequate provision for
transportation. Arriving at the fulls
We Are Not
New as building merchants.
Twenty one years ago T. H. (Uncle Tom)
Rogers started the lumder business at
Bristow, two years later he opened yards
Wewoka and McAlister. Today we have
a nice string of yards in Oklahoma. Kan
sas and Missouri.
What made this possible? Honesty, hair
square dealings, and interest in our custo-
mers. We handle good merchandise and
we try to have what you want when you.
want it. '
The T. H. Rogess Lumber Company.
If it’s carried in a Lumber Yard we
the women and children enjoyed them-
Clay L. Brown, returning to town. .elves with games and conversations
lwte that night was the one that discov- t while the men were busy preparing
•ered the fire-ar.d gave the alarm. If ho I the evening meal. They were busy too:
had nut passed when he did tnings j gome dressing and frying fise; son'7
on West Main might have an altogeth-1 dressing and “frying chicken; some
making coffae; some making lemonade;
others prepar.ng the table and keep-
ing plenty of cold water on hand. Then
when all were ready we were invited
to the table, And such a feast of good
things ! Words fail us when we attempt
to express our appreciation of the i
spirit'that prompted even the serving j
1 of our plates and the filling of our cups j
for us. We really believe that the men)
derived ss 'ir.uch pleasure fretn lit!
picnic as we women dia.. So God bless1!
out men.; may they do so again*
▼ !«r (liferent took than it has to day.
© I Thanks veryxiuch to Claye.
^ | To make the story complete we might
add as we always do after each fee
that the town of Seminole needs water
Tbe following letter from the Pres-
ident of The Mail Carriers Association
shows the appreciation of some of the
talent of our home town. We feel just-
ly ;proud ef these young ladies, as
well «« several others we could seme.
The tetter (follows:
Miss Mary “Lorn,
Dear Miss Born:
I 1-r, behalf of carriers of this state
1 thank you -lor the very great help
you tendered on our dinner program.
Yot ipessess an excellent talent in your
line. 1 was much pleased with your vo-
ice and onhy wr.sh that time would have
permitted hearing you more,
j Won’t you please convey to yoursis-
jter our approbation and thanks for.
her reading. 1 liked the selection very
j much, and her vendition shows the ef,
font and foard iwork that it must have
taken to become-so well prepared.
I wish that *e 'Might hiyre had sever-
Again thanfo:.»g yon both, I am.
Earl b. Mornasc
Notice To Cut Weeds
I hereby make, this the last notica
you must absolutely cut all weeds a-
round your property and in ail alleys
joining your property as well as the
streets. Same must be cut by July the
first or the city will cut them and you
will have to pay for same. If you don’t
intend to cut tha weeds at all let me
knaw end I will see that they are cut
for you at once. All rubbish and cans
must be put in sacks or barrels or some
thing of that nature ifyou want them
to be hauled away. All people that des-
pose of dead fowles within the city
iimits will be caught and prosecuted
to the es tent of Che law. It has been
tbs practice for some people to throw I
dead choc kens, etc. in the alleys J
and leave them for people to smell and i
germs to accumulate. Better watch
your step* Ibacause I pm going to get
' Hugh Reynolds
The old saying, “Honey Saved Is
Honey Earned” Start a Bank
FIRST STArI F HAN K
Frank Knappenberger, V. P.
RING THE HELL
You can ring your own bell of in-
dependence from financial wor-
ries in only one way, and that is
by starting a saving account
SEMINOLE STATE BANK
R. H. Chase, President
V. V. Criswell, Cashier
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Hoffman, J. W. Seminole County News (Seminole, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 21, 1923, newspaper, June 21, 1923; Seminole, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc859950/m1/1/: accessed May 27, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.