The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 5, 1959 Page: 3 of 18
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The Seminole Sentinel — Thursday, March 5, 1959
THE SEMINOLE SENTINEL
Oldest Established Business in Gaines County
$3.50 in Gaines County; $4.50 outside County
Published every Thursday at The Sentinel Building, 100 South Main,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Entered as Second Class Matter at the Seminole, Texas, Post Office,
Fred V. Barbee, Jr............................. ..... Publisher
Barney Thompson ....................................... Editor
Mrs. Fred V. Barbee, Jr...................Women’s News Editor
Any erroneous reflection upon the character of any person or
Arm appearing in these columns will be gladly and promptly cor-
rected upon being brought to attention of the management.
^ CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank each of you
for the many kindnesses shown- us
in the loss of our father, J. B.
Barnett. The beautiful flowers and
words of comfort were deeply ap-
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Barnett
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Barnett
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Barnett
Woman's Column E
I would like to thank the Volun-
teer Fire Department and other
persons who were so helpful to me
during my recent loss by fire.
Mrs. Jackie Taylor
WOULD you like a new Easter
Frock? Will do sewing of all kinds.
604 NW Ave. I. Ph. PL 8-2564.
BABY sitting wanted. In your
home. 108 NE Ave. G.
SEWING: Call Mrs. Lee Gate-
wood, PL 8-4534.
Bus. Opportunities C
Lecal Man Or Woman Needed
To service and collect from auto-
matic merchandise' units. Excellent
opportunity for qualified person.
Must be free to work 8 or 9 hours
weekly, have a car and $398.00 to
$795.00 working capital. Submit
work history and phone number.
For interview write National Sales
& Mfg. Co., Inc., Dept. G, 3508
Greenville Avenue, Dallas 6, Tex-
MAN OR WOMAN
Own Your Own Business
A New Item, First Time Ever
Business can be handled in spare
time without interfering with pres-
ent job. Company will guarantee
the amount of monthly income and
full amount of investment. (Secur-
ed by Written Contract.)
To qualify you must have car,
references and $460.00 cash. This
opportunity will triple your invest-
ment in a short time. If applicant
can qualify financial assistance
will be given by the company for
expansion to a full time position
with above average income. Please
include phone number in applica-
tion. — The Seminole Sentinel,
Drawer 457, Dept. WM.
1959 CAN BE A YEAR OF PRO-
FIT FOR YOU. Valuable territory
for Avon Cosmetics now open in
this area. Avon customers waiting
for service. Must act today. Write
District Manager, 1515-B Syca-
more, Big Spring, Texas.
Farmers Exchange H
FOR SALE: Equipment to farm
full section, excellent condition. 4-
row tractor, 2-row combine, 2-row
binder, 5 slide knives, half-inter-
est in duster. L. H. Hughes, Box
14, Route 3. $2,000.
FOR RENT: Furnished apartment,
700 SW Ave. B. Phone PL 8-2047.
FOR RENT: 1 bedroom furnished,
2 bedroom furnished. 3 bedroom
unfurnished. Call PL 8-3568.
GERT’S a gay girl—ready for a
whirl after cleaning carpets with
Blue Lustre. J B. Knight Co.
FOR RENT: Bedroom located in
back yard. Nice and quiet with
private bath and entrance. Towels
and linens furnished and room
kept. Phone PL 8-2057. Address
514 SW 6th.
UNFURNISHED 1 bedroom house.
$45.00, bills.' Call PL 8-2464 or
see at 204 SW Ave. N.
FOR RENT: Furnished houses,
large and small, good condition.
Kitchenettes for men, linens fur-
nished, $7 and $10 week. Mrs.
A. C. Key, 300 SE 2nd. Phone
FQR SALE: Boston puppies. S. R.
McBeth, Frankel City. Ph. 2213.
FOR SALE: Fort Worth Spudder,
Model "D," Rig; one string tools.
$2,500. Contact Hickory 5-3150,
Pecos, Tex., or 1518 Cowan St.
FOR SALE: 14 ft. Pen Yan fibre-
glass boat, Mark 25 Mercury Mo-
tor and trailer. All in good con-
dition $1200.00 rig, first call at
$400.00* gets the lot. See Pat
Ballew, 600 SW Ave. I. Phone
PL 8-2469, Seminole!
FOR SALE: 160 acres grass land,
$55 per acre. 8 miles north; 1 east
Seminole. See or call J. E. Moore,
Star Rt. 2, Seminole. Ph. PL 8-2652
FOR SALE: New 3 bedroom, 2
bath house, located 105 NW 10th.
CaU PL 8-2698.
FOR SALE, or will consider trade
for land, 2 bedroom home, corner
lot, attached garage. Phone
FOR SALE OR TRADE: Equity in
1956 model 45 ft. Lone Star trail-
er house. See at 407 NW Ave. G.
It pays to advertise in THE
SENTINEL classified section.
FOR SALE: 6 ft. Frigidaire. Call
FOR SALE OR TRADE: Anything
in used furniture. We buy, sell or
trade. Everybody’s Furniture, Ph.
Call for one of our courteous
trained representatives to show
you “THOSE HEAVEN!^ CAR-
PETS” by “LEES.” Ph. PL 8-4600
—Nothing down—30 Months to
Pay. * ‘
Business Services D
For Qualified Man Or Woman
To service and collect from cig-
arette machines in this area. Part
or full time. Excellent opportunity
for qualified person. $592.50 to
$1,975.00 cash required to enable
you to begin immediately. Com-
pany finances expansion. If you
have serviceable car and 8 spare
hours weekly write, giving parti-
culars to National Mfg. & Distri-
buting Company, 5646 Milton,
Dallas 6, Texas,
FOR RENT: 3 room furnished
house, car port, electric stove.
Call PL 8-2043.
FOR RENT: 3 room furnished
apartment. Bills paid. Inquire 107
SW Ave. G. Phone PL 8-2454.
FOR RENT: Nice 3 room furnish-
ed house, bills paid. 507 NE Ave.
FOR SALE: House to be moved,
30x30, 4 rooms, 2 baths, 2 sets
furniture. Will sell with or with-
out furniture. Phone PL 8-2100 or
see at 301 NW 3rd.
THREE rooms and bath on NW
3rd; partially furnished. Small
down payment. See Finley Moore
or R. W. Pittman. Ph. PL 8-2233.
FOR SALE: Nice 2 bedroom home
on NW G. Carpeted throughout,
insulated, back fence, fruit trees;
large car port and storage. A real
livable home. Pittman Real Es-
tate. Phone PL 8-2233.
Vacant lot on SW 11th.
5 room and bath, double gar-
age on SW 11th.
170 acres, raw, at $32.50.
3 bedroom brick, carpeted,
yard fenced. A bargain.
Nice corner lot with two 3-
rooir, houses on SW Ave. E,
See us for farms, ranches or
Pittman & Moore
Phone PLaza 8-2233
Funeral Held For
Mrs. Harkins, 86
Funeral services were to be
held at 2 p.m. today in Seminole
Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Eliza-
beth Harkins, 86, mother of Mrs.
Ima Hicks of Seminole, who died
Monday in a San Angelo hospital.
Mrs. Harkins, who for the past
year had been residing with a
son in Midland, died following a
Rev. Lewis Adams, pastor of
Trinity Baptist Church, and Rev.
H. D. Christian, pastor of First
Baptist Church, were to officiate
at final rites. Burial was to be in
Brownfield under direction of the
Seminole Memorial Chapel.
Surviving Mrs. Harkins are Mrs.
Hicks and another daughter, Mrs.
Jewell Starnes of Hobbs; and six
sons, Foster A., Earl T,, and H.
H. ^Harkins of Midland, J. R. of
Shadow Creek, Calif., A. A. of
Waco and Allen of Sebastian, Tex.
Pallbearers were to include Her-
bert Pruitt, Andy Robertson, Hom-
er Shook, Harild Dean, Dr. Carlos
Alexander and Bob Malone.
NEW STATE UNIFORM
Gaines County’s state highway
patrolman, Jean Pate, will deck
out Monday in the Department of
Public Safety’s new uniform. The
new uniform is tan and grey in-
stead of the present blue and grey
and the present cap will give way
to a western-style hat. The blue
and grey uniform has been in use
for 17 years.
—SKNTINKL WANT ADS PAY—
Where Is Roadway
Is Question Mark
In Accident Case
Where the road begins and ends
is a question figuring in police in-
vestigation of a flaming two-ve-
hicle crash which occurred on
Hobbs Highway at 3:16 a m. last
No one was injured in the ac-
cident, although both vehicles in-
volved burst into flame, destroy-
Highway Patrolman Jean Pate
listed Hershel Martin Clifford, 36,
i oil field pumper, as driver of
a pick-up truck which was in col-
llson with a parked car driven by
a farm worker, Enrique Armen-
dariz, 21, of Route 4.
Pate said Armendariz was stop-
ped on Hobbs Highway 4V£ miles
west of Seminole fixing a flat
when the accident occurred. Flam-
es engulfed both vehicles, but
passersby were able to move the
pick-up and prevent its destruc-
tion, Pate said. The car was de-
stroyed. Seminole Volunteer Fire-
men were called to extinguish the
Because Hobbs Highway is un-
H. L. Estep, son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. C. Estep, 1000 SW 3rd St., has
been promoted from vice consul
to consul and from second secre-
tary to first secretary of the Unit-
ed States Embassy in Costa Rica,
it was reported Thursday.
Consul Estep, 37, was born and
reared in Seminole. He attended
the University of Texas and is a
former school teacher at Carls-
bad, N. M.
He entered the consular service
about four years ago and has been
stationed in Costa Rica nearly two
der construction, there are no
delineating marks to show exact-
ly where are the traffic lanes and
where are the road shoulders. In-
vestigators need that data to fix
the accident site.
The highway department will
ask for the information, said
SENTINEL WANT ADS PAY
You Don't Have To
Buy It To Try It!
As Low As $3.50 Per Mo.
Seagraves Ph. 383
...................'in i ~~r
FARM land or raw land in small
and large tracts. See Finley Moore
or R. W. Pittman. Ph. PL 8-2233.
FOR SALE: 2 bedroom house with
2 lots. Southwest part of town.
Phone PL 8-2464.
FOR SALE: 3 bedroom brick, car-
peted, 600 SW 8th. Would consider
trade. Also: will trade 2 bedroom
house for land. E. M. Moore, 603
SW Ave. D. Ph. PL 8-441®.
FOR SALE by owner: 3 bedroom
home, 3 rooms and bath home,
and lots. J. W. Wims, Phone
PL 8-3359 or PL 8-2291 or see at
616 SW 6th.
—SENTINEL WANT AOS PAY—
FOR RENT: Furnished apart-
ments, with or without linens. Bills
paid. A. G. Dulin, first house north
Chief Drive-In Theater,
—SENTINEL WANT ADS PAY-
Moving Ur Trailer?
If So, CaU
National Trailer Coffvoy
Insured & Bonded
CaU Joe Spurgeon, PL 8-2132
LOST . . .
Brown Siamese Cat
Female, black face, tail and
feet with very blue eyes. Lost
in vicinity of Wig Wain Drive-
In Saturday afternoon. Answers
to name “Dulce.” If found, call
7-4582, Shreveport, La., coUect.
H. G. Townsend or the Sentinel
office, PL 8-4442.
ONLY FIGURAMA SALON
OFFERS FABULOUS HOME
TABLE WITH EXCLUSIVE
406 SW 12th PL 8-4505
Farmers Know What
The following products represent over
150 YEARS of EXPERIENCE in the
irrigation field alone
STEWART-STEVENSON VERTICAL ENGINES
STEWART-STEVENSON RED HEAD PUMPS w
WADE ’RAIN COUPLERS AND FITTINGS
RAINBIRD AND BUCKNER SPRINKLERS
CHRYSLER INDUSTRIAL ENGINES
GENERAL MOTORS DIESEL ENGINES
SELF-PROPELLED IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
TRACTOR MOVE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
/ REYNOLDS ALUMINUM
V MAC FINANCE PLAN
Yois benefit from this EXPERIENCE when
you buy your complete irrigation system
PHONE, WRITE, OR COMB BY
ODESSA FE 7-4651
NITES EM 6-8512
LUBBOCK PO 2-5269
NITES SW 9-3790
J. M. Newman
SEMINOLE PL 8-2762
NITE8 PL 8-2762
6 VOLT GROUP I
• $6.95 Exchange
12 VOLT 24 S TYPE
We Buy Junk Batteries
MUFFLERS & TAIL PIPES
*- —Reasonable Prices—
403 SW 14th Ph. PL 8-2473
V . -7. *■
DEMOCRACY IN ACTION
4 • • ‘ * •
Texas Public Schools Week
We're Proud Of Seminole
SEMINOLE STATE BANK
Seminole Future Homemakers'
Ham & Bean
TUESDAY, MARCH I0TH
SERVING FROM 5:30-7:30 P.M.
SEMINOLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA
MENU: HAM, BEANS, SLAW,
CORNBREAD & BEVERAGE
ADULTS ............... 75c
Tickets may be purchased from any FHA
member. Proceeds go'to local projects.
FOOD FURNISHED BY:.
6 SALT PORK—Sweatt’s Highway Grocery
• CORNBREAD MIX—Dearing’s
• CARROTS—Rhymes Grocery
• SALAI) DRESSING—Morton’s Foods
• SUGARi-H il^D Food
• CREAM & OLEO—Price’s Creamery *«
• COFFEE—Piggly Wiggly"'
• CABBAGE - SHORTENING - TEA—Oasis Cafe
• BEANS—Gene Allen
• ICE—Foremost Dairies
• HAM—at discount, D & D Market
Monday, Mar. 16|
Put On By Thp
FOR CLUB BOYS'
ON YOUR SAVINGS
Why Be Satisfied With 2V4 or
3% On Your Savings?
THE PROVIDENCE CHURCH
T. L. DENTON
Invested over 8 million dol-
lars in 1958 for people of small
and large savings accounts in
First Mortgage Capital Bonds
■Never been a failure In 25
years. As safe as Government
Bonds, Bank Savings or Feder-
al Savings & Loans. CaU or see
T. L. Denton, 507 SW 15th,
Seminole, Phone PL 8-2383.
No Obligation — No Charge for
This Service — Can Invest a-
mounis from $100 to $100,000
s lean and sway
. . PS AMERICA'S NUMBER
0 road car
At Seminole News
Stand and Pioneer
Natural Gas Office
Wheels are 5 inches farther apart. This widens the stance, not the body.
Gives you a steadier, balanced, road-hugging ride.
8EE YOUR LOCAL AUTHORIZED PONTIAC DEALER
SEMINOLE TRUCK & TRACTOR CO., INC., 508 S Main Street
• Black Face
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Thompson, Barney. The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 5, 1959, newspaper, March 5, 1959; Seminole, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth576583/m1/3/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gaines County Library.