The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, May 24, 1946 Page: 1 of 6
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SEMINOLE. GAINES COUNTY TEXAS. FRIDAY. MAY 24. 1946
Became of the fact that in
the future The Sentinel will
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Thursday afternoon, ail ad-
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office not later than Wed-
Classified ads will be ac-
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enings at closing time 5 p. m.
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We would also like to have
all news contributions by
Tuesday noon when at all
met in her office Wednesday of | MRS. WHITE WILL CONSULT
Oil Belt League
Standings to Date
New Tire Repair
Shop Opens Here
Kermit 8. Seagraves 10
Last Sunday's results;
Levelland 10, Jai 4.
Post 5, Sundown 4
Odessa 9, Seminole .
The newly equipped plant of
! tiie O. K. Rubber Welders in this
city is now open and ready for
The new business is located on
j the east side of the square in
the building recently moved there
from a location off the north-
west corner of the square.
Jack Diffey and Mitchell
Fiache are the owners and they
will specialize in recapping, vul-
canizing and rebuilding all types
ot vehicular tiro equipment.
Complete new machinery has
Sam Hunt Joins
Sunday at Kermit
Odessa at Levetand
Seminole at Jal
Seagraves at Post
Sam Hunt, an experienced
printer and plant superintendent,
has joined the Sentinel and will
been installed and the plant is
j now In operation. Those interest’d
| are invited to visit the plant and
I inspect the new' installations.
Mr. Diffv comes here from
erintendent of the Western Tire
Kansas City, where he was sup-
Vulcanizing companies, one of
the largest concerns of its kind
in the central west. He brings
Sixty-three cases of polimyelit-i tiie users of this section the
City Should Dispose
Of All Filth Traps
is have been reported in Texas benefit of a broad experience in
have charge of production in the through May 11 Although mosthi., line
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ELEt »ED PRESIDENT . . .
Manuel Rosas, Filipino lead-
er and natriot and former
army general, who has defeat-
ed Sergo Osmena for the pres-
idency of the Philippines, ac-
cording to final returns of the
first postwar election.
Lions Club Sets
At their Tuesday noon meeting
at the Methodist church, the
Seminole Lions club made pre-
liminary plans for its annua! |
Softball Schedule Will
Begin Monday Night
The Seminole softball league,
! sponsored by the local Lions club,
will open Monday night at 8
I o'clock on the football field. Co*ah
J John Burns will again be the gen-
eral director of the league, and
Mr. Flache, also long exper-
mechanical department. Mr. Hunt cases seem to be under control, j
was for several years foreman in the danger has not been remov- ienced tire man, has txiught a
various plants and more recently ed In addition to the recent home and will reside here with I
operated hts own plant at Lov- w ning from the state he.ilta j ||js family.
ington. The last two years, since office, Dr. Frank P. Miller, di- ' _________
disposing of the Lovington Lead- rector of the South Plains Health
er, he was superintendent of the unit, stresses that towns should • Summer H, E. ClQSS
Lovington Press plant, owned be cleaned up and all breeding
and operated by the new owners places for flies and mosquioes
of the Sentinel. disposed of.
Additii :i of new automatic Altough the city of Seminole
equipmci in addition the auto- has made strenuous efforts in
matic pn s recently installed by the past few weeks to have a
Mr. Gn. y, will make the Sen- cleaner town, much more care is
tinel out if the largest and best needed to prevent the possible > now possible for a girl to re-
equipp plants in this section. death and crippling of our chil- mve ()no m>(m in tv,; ,„k m
Another Linotype machine has dren. j addition to her three credits of
Will Begin June 1
Recently when Mr. Boulter, dep-
uty state superintendent, was vis-
iting the Seminole Schools, he
granted an additional half credit
in summer home making. It is
been purchased and will be in-
stalled within ten days, giving
Seminole a weekly newspaper
with two typesetting machines.
Only at Lamesa and Levelland is
that kind of equipment to be
found on the south plains.
City Council Votes To
Mark Streets, Houses
A committee from the Seminole
Study club appeared before the
city council at its meeting last
week and asked that srteet mark-
er, be put up and numbers put
on all houses so that Seminole
will be eligible for city mail
The city decided to put up the
markers and numbers and Jack
McCombs, city secretary, has writ-
ten to see if markers are avail-
regular class work
Campaign For $7,000 project work. Forty girls have en-
I tolled with projects in gardening,
Members of the Methodist j food preparation and service, can-
church will begin a financial | ning,, clothing construction, home
drive Sunday to cover the costs
oi building a 40x60 annex to
house five additional rooms in
addition to a 32x40 foot fellow-
ship building. The goal yf the
drive has been set as a mini-
mum of $7,000.
Construction of the building
will begin as soon as it is poss-
ible after the quota is me!. Need
for additional room has been
great for some time, as the pre-
sent space cannot accomodate the
children in their class work and
thier Sunday School rooms.
According to Rev. H. B. Cog-
gin, pastor of the church, flour-
improvement, chid care and train-
ing, ad others related to regular
Beginning June 1. Mrs. W. W
White will lie in the denar'moot
each morning for special confer-
ences and group work,, which will
be announced to the sturjertts.
The afternoons will be spent in
making home visits to supervise
the work being done
Rotarians In the regular Thur-
sday noon luncheon procram tn-
da\ heard several selections of
hillbilly music and dined on a
plentiful supply of fried chicken.
Allison Gainey had charge of
the program and introduced Roy
carnival to be held June 6, 7 and HcoltH Officer Asks
8' i vr ah a K'H Breeding Places
Doyle McAdoo was named ^
chairman and he in turn ap- For Flics Ond InSCCtS
pomted members to operate the | Kermit Bishop is secretary-treas-
various concession* and other *)l ^ • Cox, State Health _____
entertainments. Officer, has issued the following
It was not decided where the statements and suggestions con-
carnival would be held, though coming the control and preven-
several locations were discussed. l*on poliomyelitis which is
The Lions sponsored softball n"'A occuring in certain sections
league will have its opening ^e State
game Monday night Direction Until recently it was goner..liy
and operation of the league was! believed that this infection i>
turned over to the softball com-1 transmitted by means of discltar-
niittec headed by John Burns ges from the respiratory tract.
The league enjoyed a very su - it is mnv believed that polacnye-
cessful season last year and a' litis may be another of the sev-
bigger and better league is ex-jeral gastrointestinal infections
pectod to draw more interest this | ‘1 herefore, control measures must | ^otu s 'p‘,ln' anyone not al-
yenr Everyone is urged to turn inculde clean-up campaigns and !< dy signed by .-omo other team
I ou' for the opening game Mon- j improvements in sanitation. | *s ul’8cd to give tiieii name to
I day night and support your fa- Strict sanitary measures must >' o.n’b bums m order ttiat there
j vortte team be observed in all communities j11 'R^t be six teams for the sunt*
__—— ------— Stringent efforts should be made I,nel Ptogram
to eliminate the house-fly and the field will be laid off and
ScagraveS Takes Lead ' ill’ troy 111- hie ling pine Alt worked into shape Saturday morn'
• mosquitoes and mosquito breed- ' mg, beginning at tl o'clock. Ally-
ing places must be eliminated it, 1111 interested ui helping please
nee. Every effort should be | • eport at this time.
■ i>, ui 8 ,Tli'do *" institute approved. gai - Softball is a high type of re-
Sunday afternoon to take undis-! 1 JR‘’ «»Uecti«n imme* creation and te Lions club urges
pitted possession of first place in | diaU‘lv Saf« wulei Pippin , must the general public to take advant-
the Oil Belt league.
There will be six teams in the
league, Piggly Wiggly, Dave Rid-
ens, manager; Magnona Pipeline,
V L. Wilson, manager; Phillips
manager; Bennett Motor company,
Petroleum company, Joe Britton,
Shorty Hester, manager; Murpny s
Grocery, Bryan Boatniun, man-
ager, and R. L. Jones Repair serv-
ice, J. k Boase, manager.
All teams h.t\e enough playe.s
to open the league except the
In Oil Belf League
Putsy Gentry’s Seagraves
brushed Kermit aside,, lrt
It was the fourth straight win
for Seagraves and Kermit's first
Dean Jobe who intoned a number loS;i ^n<l :,s **1t‘ l,!SuB •' :>'4
of ballads in the best hillbilly '"'s ,,f Sundown to Post, Kermit
style while he olunked a guitar, ;udd uncontested lights to the
much to the pleasure of the s<,c,>nd iung
fans for that kind of music. nurret for 8C0<-
Plans for a joint meeting with ,in th‘‘ lh"'d mnin« w,th a two
Seagraves were discussed and jmn hl"tu‘1 Kermit scored a«!,"!
more will be decided later re- ,h‘‘ fourth l,ut Seagraves put
garding the matter. On account a fou1' run uprising in the hot-
of lack of suitable facilities at!ton "f ,hp fourth Thp Boilers
the command of the local club, ni',de U’rp0 *n lhp noxt frame’
it was felt they couldn't very hut Seagraves tied the count a fl
*• assured. Where adequate mun age of the opportunity ottered by
iclpal sewage disposal i.vstein- this progrant. League play will
ue not in operation, it is vitally be on Monday, Tuesday, I’hurs-
important to promote and main- day and Friday night. All-star
tain sanitary septic tank
All raw foods and vegetable,
should be washed throughly be-
fore use and protected from flies,
filth and insects. All eating and
contests will be staged Wednes-
day night. Alt league games will
Coach Burns will have charge of
the boys softball program for boys
8 to 17 years of age It is hoped
the hospitality of
Mrs. Ancell To Ride
In Midland Rodeo
all in heir half Seagraves went
on the count four times in the
The game was loosely played
Kermit got six blows off Den
food handling establishments »h- . .
,, ,, ... .. that enough boys will res|>ond to
ould adhere strictly to the State;,,.,,., , ,. ,,
, ' . . have a league of their own witu
Law concerning the stenuza on i ........... . .
, . . . , ... one team Horn each precinct. An
of dishes and utensils. Those, . . ,, , . . ,
... , adult sponsor will be needed for
restaurants with insuffiuent per- . . ,,
1 each of these teams. Anyone wiU-
sonno to maintain approved sun-1 , , , , .
, , . . , . , mg to volunteer for this duty
datum should close one or two ...
, . „ ! should contact Mr. Boatnwn at
hours a day so that employees
van assist in maintaining dean-
lines i and high sajiitary stand-
Every effort should he made
The Lions club softball commit-
tee is comp, sect of J 'hn KRirn*„
chairman, Joe Britton. Doyle Mr-
Indians Close Match
For Former Stars
The Seminole Indians first
j Reeves tinud Courtney,
Seagraves grazed Hall. Davis andj,()” i,c'u|.(, ,,()|„.()V0(t ,nj|k. R,it» i Adoo. Charlie Ramsey and Homer
Peden for 13 hits. and mice should he eliminated.! Burn*.
Garni tubb hits a horne to Maintain in the home the same j Next week’s schedule follows:
help Levelland defeat Jal, N M-.-1 s;i„jtarj standards that are nee- Monday, May 27, Phillips vs.
essary In community life Pur- Magnolia.
l,n< ticular attention should be paid Tuesday, May 28. Piggly Wiggly
^nl to personal hygiene. Excreta from . s, Murphy's Grocery.
sh. w»i u „y v,................... iisSsT'May 3"'J"'”
sacker, collected three hits
iMrs. Addie Ruth Ancell will
ride in the Midland rodeo next
week as Mis Seminole. She re-
presented Seminole last year in j Estes toiled for Levelland
the rodeo and has done quite | Morris and Miller pitched
a bit of fancy and race riding j ja|
10 to 4 at Jal Hi Haven and
Chamber of Commerce.
In the performance she will
Walter Holland and El Altman
escent lamps will he installed in team defeated the second team ride her horse Skipper, who if'pitched Post to its win over Sun-,,
same scrupulous rare as in tvp- Friday, May
hold fever or bacillary dysen- Murphy
______ the church this week Efforts last Friday night 27-0 in two | five years old, and well trained, down, second loss in a row for
are being made to make the regulation quarters of play Ini Each contestant will be judged thi Hockley county club
HD Club Studies Plans ■ :’ominole Methodist Church one thi; same game the ex-stars de- by her appearance in costume,
that its members’can be proud feated the first team 13-12 in her ability to handle a horse. _,
of. Several donations and pledges! two more quarters of fast and on the appearance of the horse Graduation Exercises
have already been made and furious play. The ex’s touchdowns and equipment and upon the
more are expected Sunday. The were made by Blair and Dear- ability of the horse to be hand-
pastor is expecting full cooper- ing whie the Indians scores were led.
ation from his members in this made by Lunceford, sterling left; ----
For Walks & Drives
Dinner Bridge Party
“Walks and drives around the
farm home should be planned
for convenience first, then ap-
pearance," said Mary Grindstuff,
Home Demonstration Agent to
the Seminole club when they
Friday Evening 7:30
She demonstrated by pictures
and charts, arrangements best for
different types of homes. As a
OUT OF SCHOOL YOUTHS
Miss Sorensen, are a supervisor,
has granted permission for an in-
end, on a pass from Val Joo: .....
Walker, veteran tailback and Midland RodeO
15 Stir! .0. Boosters Visit Here
promise for next season and
local fans are predicting a good
team There will be seventeen
Over-exertion in children sh-
ould he avoided. Children should
r ot visit homes where there is
illnes- Polio cases should lie
quarantined for 14 days and;
..(Hilts who work In food estab-
lishments should he particularly
Graduatloin exercise, for the instructed in personal hygiene
out-going senior class of Semin- It is advisable to reduce to a.
ole High School will 1m* held i minimum all human contacts.
fFriday evening, at 7:30 in the I especially in children during an
Duff .Wharton Auditorium The outbreak of this disease It i-|
theme for the evening will bo j not advocated that schools, chur-1
Has Education Fulfilled Its Pur- i-hes, and theaters he closed cloths and centered with irrange-
Mr. ..nd Mrs Charlie Gregory
were complimented at a dinner
bridj'e party given by members
of the Monday night bridge dub
at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ira Elkins Friday night of lust
The table, were laid w.:h pink
Early symptoms of infantile! nierit* of pink geranium. The
are headache, fever ..tally* and place cards which
In pre-war style. iMidand good
will trippers visited Seminole pose"
May 23, to publicize the world Mr., ,,...... ......
special feature each member!crease in subsidy through the i lettermen returning for serviceLharnpionthjp r(Kieo and to hivlte processional C I) Wt.kson will vomiting, drow inr-s, followed by j w*'"' decorated with little basket*
bought materials on which they • state department of home making n«xt year. This will prov ide am-|Gaines founty citizens to attend „ivc u„. ,alutatory, "The Aims tiffm-s-r in rus k and back When j ho.dlng miniature flowers and
did stenciling and block print- • education for an 11th month to P»e material for an outstanding ■ (hp blg Midland event. 01 Education" and Charlie Jam-' uspiciou symptom: appear, , I greenery, gave further entphasia
------- — team provided the boys have a Th(, 35 Midland Rodeo Itoost-
good spirit and the desire to win.
Returning lettermen will be
Loyd Lunceford. John Ancell,
Logan Cook, Jameil Aryain, Ch-
be added to the summer pro-
ing. Nine meml>ers and one vis-
itor were present. gtam.
The next meeting will be with The local board of trustees ap-
Mrs. W. C. Bennett on June 5 proved, and Mrs. White is to
and Mrs. Sam Mathews will be work with out of school youth
program leader on Kitchen plan- and adult women of the com-
__ All those who are interested in
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Fredrick receiving this special training
of Stocton, Calif, returned home should contact Mrs. White at the
Monday after spending two weeks high school so that she may make
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs definite plans to meet the needs
H. H. Black. i and convenience of the group.
arles Everett, Jack Riden, Dol-
ton Dodd, Constant Hood, J O
Chaffin, Val Joe Walker, Bobby
Hunter. Roy Dean Jobe, John
Henry Burns, W R. Miller, Tom-
my Bowers, Charle.- Lambert and
Brothers Meet While
Visiting In Seminole
in Seminole at 5 30 p, m. and
spent 15 minutes visiting with
citizens and distributing rodeo
Several entertainment features
were presented by the good-will
trippers The two-day bus tour
sponsored by the Midland Junior
Chandler of Commerce, Is cov-
e-on will give
A baritone solo
Hie valedictory physician should he called mi-
World Citizen- mediately
R C. Perce and wife, and
daughter. Mrs. Lloyd Bowman
and son Dannie Lloyd of Beecher
City, 111. met A. F. Pierce and
wife of El Paso here when both
families came to visit relatives
Both men are brothers of Mrs.
S. E. Nall and Mrs. T E. Gibbs.
Mrs R. C. Pierce is a sister to
Krrd Knight To Be IHscharaed
byes" will be played by Kenneth I ot, ' Thu rad ay by MrTnd Mrs.
Munnerlyn A quartet composed their son, Fred,
of Patsy SUton. Lenora Riden. charleston. S C. last
Ruby Nell C ocke and Eva Brovn wus „nr()Ut(. to San
wHl sing and Dick Pruett will California for discharge
speak on Obvious r irbere in . . ,
. .. « .is tv He is expected home this we<*k
. , .. . Education . Supertenaent DeM'ey
Ll ! T,‘,“ Ikivls will present the diplomas
and the graduates will march
out with Mrs. Wood playing the
visiting 30 West Texas cities.
The 1946 Midland Rodeo will
be a Victory Celebration and l*'
expected to. top aU previous per-
formances in entertainment and
attendance Many added attrac- n i A n..|| C.i...
tions will be presented in add- ®erl AnCf11
ition to the reguar rodeo events ] Commissioner S ROCO
The top cowhands of the nation j
will compete for prizes totaling I am announcing-rny candid-
$7,500 in addition to contestant's acy for County Commissioner of
entry fees. Stock for the big event Precinct No 2 I am a native
wil be furnished by Everett Col- I of Precinct No. 2. I have ranched
born and Gene Autry of the and worked in oil fields in this
World Championsip Rodeo Cor- precinct and am well ocquainted
Mrs Oscar Cannon and Mrs. A. poration, and other large show* with the needs of the people.
ALCATRAZ PRISON QUIETS DOWN . . . Following the rioting
which broke out at the “rock,” Alcatraz federal prison in San
Francisco bay, which resulted in the death of two guards and
three prisoners, the prison authorities with the assistance of
marines, coast guard and Sau Francisco police restored order
with capture of remaining leaders of the break. Aerial photo
of the Island. 1—shoe and furniture shops; 2—power house;
3—prisoners’ yard; 4—men'* hall and kitchen; &—main cell
block; 6—administration rod warden'* office; 7—warden’*
home; 8— landing dock; 9—guards' recreation yard; 19—cat-
walk; 11—guard tower and 12—wharf.
F. Pierce Is the twin sister to
Mrs. Ijess Roberts Mrs. Cannon
and Mrs. Roberts both live here.
R. C. Pierce is employer! with
Carter Oil Co. and A. F. Pierce
is employed with El Paso Nat-
A big horseman's parade will I shall do my best to serve the!
be held in down-town Midland people to the best of my ability,
the afternoon of May 30.
Rodeo performances will 1>e
presented the evening of M.iv 30
and 31 and June 1 and 2. An
afternoon fieVformance Is sched-
uled June 2.
should you clo t me.
DAVID HEATH DISCHARGED
David C. Heath, Sic, son of
Mr. Ina Heath, returned horn
O. E. S. OFFICERS TO BE
INSTALLED ON MAY 3!ST
There will he public Installation
of Eastern Star officer* Friday rodeo Cowgirl* a! ;o u !1 rom-
May 31,, at the Masonic hall. | pete in i calf roping contest.
Installation will begin at 8 p Midland Rodeo promises thrills,
m., and anyoe interested in the spills, entertainment and fun for
work is invited to attend. its thousand* of patrons.
The world's most colorful Cow- last week end, being dlsch. rge i
girl Sponsor Contest again will from the United State, naval ro-
be staged in connection with th" serve
Heath finished Seminole high
'K-hooj and attended Texas Teh
Hi enlisted in thenavy March 21
of 1 u,t year .nd was stationed at
th' USNltli at San Diego, Calif
Tltll’I.ETS IIOl.D III I NION . . Irl ilcts born in Russia W
years ago, IGthir 4hul"iin Sonia Res Irr anil 1l*elma lox,
hold reunion at Los Atigelis. Iliav .are separated at I’insk,
Russia, shortly alter tl’ey v.cic born.
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to the theme Indicated. At the
close of the evening gifts were
presented to the honored from
Those present were Messrs,
and Mn.es Bill Munnerlyn, Floyd
Stark. D II Starling, Ira F.lkins,
J. R. Coats, Jack MdCombs, the
honorees and Mines. Johnnie
Heath and John Parker.
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