The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 24, 1930 Page: 2 of 6
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The Seminole Sentinel
Jubllsked every Thursday and devot-
ed to the intereeu of Gaines County
Harry N. Stoke. Editor
Oa» Year........... il.00
Su Months ..... 65
vdverlising Hates on Application
Ch<»rm and Inc" n‘. !i«i
Used to Ft f.'A . "t
While the first of M > i..i< .1 1.
for merrymuking in some .mi' ; :
undent times, it wus 1: 1 »*!:■ ; •
so in Ireland. There were 1 • 1
dangers, too, many omens, to,. 1
witches and fairies about -in.m
May eve thaD on any other diiy In .
year, except Halloween. The old ir. .
year began on the first of Muy, and
like the old Biblical people It was
the time of spring cleaning. For weeks
before, the Irish housewives cleaned
their houses, changing every corner,
and fumigating the rooms with juni-
per. This was a strong preventive
against the witches.
When the great day arrived—in
fact before midnight—each family was
well prepared. All the fires had been
extinguished, uwaitlng the great Bel-
tane fires which the kings of Ireland
lighted on the mountains, and from
which the peasants rekindled their
own heart hflres. With the first light
of May day the men of the house
made a din with the pots and pans,
pails and cow bells. The half-starved
dogs were let loose and howled about
the house. The women lit censers of,
herbs and waved them here and there,
and everyone chanted. “Witch flee,
flee from here or it will go 111 with
Many and Varied Tricks
Known to Fur Traders
Unlike the American fur crop, the
greatest part of which Is taken off
ordinary farms, Canada's fur harvest
—apart from that of the fur ranchos
—Is still gathered at the cost of hard-
ship and life from the great opea
spaces and thickly wooded forests.
And It is here, strictly speaking, that
romance la forever lurking around the
The first collecting of these skins—
when the ambitious trader pushes as
far into the wilderness as he dares,
for instance—In order to meet the
outcoming Indian family, usually de-
velops Into a battle of wits and words.
And the buyer, In many cases, must get
up mighty early in the morning if he
holies to circumvent the breed’s cun-
ning and trickery. Many a pale, fifteen
dollar marten is transformed Into a
dark, fifty dollar skin by the skillful
application of a little balsam smoke.
More than one black housecat finds
Its way amongst the hundred dollar
fishers, while mink and lynx skins
having damaged flanks and shoulders
are conveniently turned with the fur
inside and the leather aide out
The northern boundary of Minne-
sota was settled by the treaty of
Ghent terminating the War of 1812.
By It the Lake of Woods was to be
the northern boundary. At the tlm*
It was supposed that there were many
The Sentinel is authorized to
announce the following candi
dates, subject to the action of the
Democratic Primary, July, 1930:
For Dist. Judge 106th Judicial
Dist. of Texas:
Gordon B. McGuire,
of Dawson County.
For Dist Attorney 106fh Judicial
Dist. of Texas:
T. L. Price, of Lynn County.
For County Judge and Ex Officio
A. J. Roach.
J. J. Kendrick.
F*or Sheriff and Tax Collector:
A. R. Taylor.
J H. (Hub) Chilton.
Frank Kuykendall. .
For County and District Clerk:
For Tax Assessor:
J. M. Parker.
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Seminole, T exas
SIX-CYLINDER SMOOTHNESS AT LO
rlveii flowing from the lake eastward^
and the United States was to have the
land drained by them. When the ac-
tual survey was made, it was found
that there were no rivers flowing east-
ward, and, so, because of the inten-
tion, and after many surveys had been
made, and commission appointed to
settle the matter, the small piece of
land called the Northern Peninsula
was ceded to the United States in
1878 and the question finally settled
by the United States and England
Tuesday, September 6, 1881, Is
known In New England as the 1 ellow
day. It was characterised by an In-
tense brassy appearance. Many per-
sons reported a smell of smoke in the
air and this is generally believed to
have been the cause of the peculiar
phenomenon. It Is known that exten-
sive forest fires were raging In Canada
and In the West. Another suggestion
was that it wus caused by an active
volcano In the Interior of Labrador;
another that the smoke was derived
from Immense peat bogs in Labrador
which In dry eeasona burned to tha
A bigamist who earns $18 a week
Is ordered to pay each wife $8. Any-
one bold enough to try two-ply matri-
mony on that wage won’t worry ever
For the Better > Class
Cleaning nnd 7/ Pressing
— Try _
Smith ® Elder
Se&grave s> Xexas
Reeves Cothe ;S Local Agent
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Stone, Harry N. The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 24, 1930, newspaper, July 24, 1930; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth577013/m1/2/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gaines County Library.