The Electra Star (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 16, 1921 Page: 2 of 5
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feiiHHr.drycqrporation which may appe-i «»
^^•colurahs^ of. The, Star wi31 be gladly corrected
t%iiuQn>its being brought to the attention of the
||lf> ■ * Thrice of Oil.
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|£j^be market quotation -ot crude oil in
fJTtlie midcontinent fields was reduced
%a jjy all' the (principal companies this
•^/'vweiek to/meet a 25-cent decline of the
|*‘ JMagnolia which was posted last week.
f£| /Phe^present quotation is $1-00 per
[|i' barrel. The reason assigned by the
% companies was an overproduction.
;This reason leads, us to speculate
Wt on why there'-should he an overproduc-
lion and when that is considered we
0. aaturajly turn our eyes towards Mex-
fx}. ico where the competition has been
I$J the‘keenest. It is, understood that
% there is no grSat surplus of gasoline*,
[If"" and lubricant oil on account of the
!£’ Mexican oil containing none of these
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. One, thing about a big cotton acre-
age,, is- that while the, farmer boys are
'taking care of, the crop there' is no
There is a fortune in store for some-
one who can t invent a fly trap that
looks like a" bald head.
Chicago man was fored to ipay
5 his wife $9,500 because he kicked her
for talking in his sleep.”—News Item/
Which all goes .to show that there is
no use kicking because a woman talks
Nay, nay, sweet Geraldine, hard
time are not here. It is only a matter
of the “soft” times being gone.
qualities, but where we are hit hard-
jp-' ‘est is in the fuel oil department. _
!>;/• A story in this issue of the Star,
written' by Roy B. Johnson, of Ard-
more, Okla., shows where the importa-
tion qt Mexican oil has not only run
tjie price of our crude down hut has
caused mines to shut down in various
parts of Oklahoma. He stated that
railroads in Oklhoma were importing
their fuel oil from Mexico which has
|$'v made such little demand for coal as
to force the shut down.
The oil fraternity is poorly organ-
ized or they would he working to*
w, wards their own salvation. This is
a great industry that Is .being ruined
Mr, Hogshead and Miss Susie Bar
rel were united in matrimony last
week by the Rev. Faucet.
* SGrahdm^ hkip-7 beauti-;
.fullyv-dlfrkehed,^glossy; and .attractive
with -aTbrew of--Sage Tea anil®, Sulphur,
Whenever' he/ hair took on tha* dull,
faded- or streaked appearance, this
simple1 mixture was applied with won-
derful effect/ By asking at any drug
store for “Wyeth's Sage'1 qnd Sulphur
Compound,” you will get a large bot-
tle of this old-time recipe, improved
by the addition of other ingredients,
all ready to use, at very little cost.
This simple fhixture can be depended
upon to restore natural color and
beauty to the hair.
A well-known downtown druggist
says everybody uses Wyeth’s Sage and
Sulphur Compound now because it
darkens so naturally and evenly that
nobody can tell'it has been applied—
it’s so easy to to use, too. -You simply
dampen a comb or soft brush and
draw it through-your hair, taking-^jie
strand at a time. By morning the
gray hair disappears, ^after another ap-
plication or two, it is restored to its
natural color and looks glossy, soft
and beautiful. —adv.
Wichita Floral Co.
“Say it with flowers”
Flowers and plants by ex-
press or parcel .post.
By wire all over the world.
Flower Phone 3300, wire or
write Wichita Floral Co.
Wichita Falls, Texas
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C. M. Humphries
* SHOE SHOP*
Three Doors North of First
National Bank Building
Phone 607 Box 607
Hal Haffpint says the modern
skirts are wicked because the>*
are always hanging around the
“joints.” . .
Things to Worry About.
The fish that got away.
The song hits that don’t hit.
The oil stock you bought last year.
Next year’s income tax.
$T because of the fact that congress has
[p> not seen fit to place a large enough
import tax on Mexican crude to give
•American producers fair competition.
However, we will say that President
T>bregon, of Mexico, recently placed a
twenty-fice per cent tax on crude
which will help to a small extent.
Economy in City Affairs.
.. Tbg^fpiancial pondition of the city
pf Electra has heeif in a precarious
1^, condition vfor the past seven or eight
years. In fact the city has never been
Wrhat is a quadramackalotus anopol-
lles and where do they hibernate?
In what political cemetery does the
League of Nations now repose?
Wrhy are highly cultured women
strong for cave man stuff?
Why are suspendors out of style?
CICERO SMITH LUMBER COMPANY
Phone No. 10
E. V. Haltom, Mgr.
There are two important dates
In July. One of these dates the
American^people declared their
independence and on the othes
they had their personal liberties
taken away. Name the dates.
L; ;‘on its feet” and able to do the things
** that .should be done because of finan-
frc-.. Electra had grown to he quite a city
before the present constitution and
commissioner’s form of
The Dallas News reports that eggs
actually being imported from
China and the distribution has gone,
so-faV as to reach Texas points. The.jJ
American rooster should be humiliat
:en the charter was adopted about
Hal Haffpint says that the reason!
government yernon doesn’t look good to him is be-
was^adopted. In .those days it was im-| cause he had rather stay in Electra
possible to vote taxes for public im-j and have an eighth royalty in a pro-
“pvements and as a consequence ducer than to go to Vernon and own
a dry hole.
years ago the city., had nothing to
rt^ffttfLMuch money has , been! state Press in the Dallas News $ays
ent in the last six years. Some of, that bobbed hair has won many hus-
’id not get a full dolar’s worth be-
the cramped means of the city
it necessary for the commission-
t find the cheapest way out,
b! In many cases has proven the
Rest in .the, long run. v
Ire ci£y*-is now “bonded to the full
-f its bonding power. We can
nore bonds. We have sinking
meet ancLthe expenses of the
maintain. The city- commis-
aave on their hands the propo'-
f running the city and paying
i back that we have borrowed
bonds. This will call for
xtto wm -need things that
-ithout. In other
* getting by
bands for the ladies. He substantiates
his attitude by saying that many hus-
bands have been lost while watiing j j
speed and does not delay them into >
passing by the psychological moment, i <
Worry Killed a Cat.
In answer to our question as
what he would write about whbn1 £
Dempsey licks Carpentier the “Round i S
and About” columnist in the Wichita I «►
“THE LEADER IN QUALITY”
Bread is your best food, eat more of it.
Perfect food for folks of every age; no dull
minds; no stunted bodies; no lagging spirits
when you give the kiddies plenty of
DR. H. M. KEARBY
Rooms 14 and 15 Cross Bnilding
Engelking & Dotson
Cross Bldg. Electra, Texas
Rotary and Standard Tools / •
Phones 101, 62 and 61
* Electra, Te^as
Jackson’s Newstand *
BOOKS, PERIODICALS AND
Subscriptions takfen .for any
LIFE, HEALTH, ACCIDENT
Walter M. Fox
Office over First Natl, Bank
CITY SHOE, SHOP *
CLYDE COLE, Prop. *
* For Quality Work
* Located Rear of
Vaught and Phillips Gro.
S. S. WALKER
LUMBER PAINT BUILDERS
We Carry A Big Line
PHONE 36 ELECTRA TEXAS
for milady to fix her hair and the bob-j j
bed-style gives the women greaterwith pUl'e l'ich lTlilk. TlllS gl’OWth promoting
food assures robust, health-and a sunny dis-
Falls Record-News is voluminous in
his reply. Among other things^ he
says he might get canned before July
2, and wouldn’t hafto worry about
writing any more. He also tells about
how Lincoln was assasinated, Christ; <»
was cricified and digs up a lota morejjj
ancient history which we can’t j
TSHjeniber about heroes whojiletl andL*
their caus^stfii^i4YGd7~ And to top it
he rings in a little poetry thqt could
never be‘ drilled into a roughneck’s
head. Stay with e’m old pard, I gotta
Baked Fresh jn Electra every day.
L. E. SHELDON,_ Mgr.
WE ALWAYS CARRY A FULL LINE OF
FRESH VEGETABLES AND FANCY
IE, THE PRINTER’S DEVIL
By Charles Sughroe
© Western Newspaper Unit*
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Stewart, W. C. The Electra Star (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 16, 1921, newspaper, June 16, 1921; Electra, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth893135/m1/2/: accessed March 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Electra Public Library.