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Perkins, Oklahoma
June 14, 1973     The Perkins Journal
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June 14, 1973

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I nc in rlen Mr. Baker.,p llew to Said When her WOuld carry lot of cotton up and down my wagon how a Holbrook :~ i ~ said. "The cotton farmers would charge food and supplies for a year and then when they sold their crop, they would come in and pay their bill. Then charge more supplies for the coming year." Later the depl:ession came along. "The depression of ]929 didn't take us out of business but we were sure hit hard," John Baker said. Other hardships came with World War II. "It was hard to keep in stock," Mrs. Holbrook said. 'tSo when I would go to visit my husband in Sun Valley, Idaho, I would pick up merchandise in Denver on my way home." There is apparently no pro- blem keeping the store in stock, now. Mrs. Holbrook estimates the store has more than a $20,000 inventory, and said her brother John does his best to keep in stock. s Bank" Broadway in Cushing, phone 225--2010. -~ in a lmunity. Grow with your local bank. This care for every reasonable want of its customers. providing all of the facilities and set- l~rsonal interest in each and every customer. Be OpPortunity by depositing a reserve in this strong investment of any kind, it is a safe plan to consult before you makb the investment. efficient officers and directors of the Farmers toward the development of the agricultural and bank are fine, public spirited men who believe e are better days ahead for the energetic farmer JUdgement and reasoning. We are glad to recom- ing, Brake Service ~. Main in Cushing, Phone 225-2100. They feature and wheel balancing service. cost the car owner many unnecessary dollars. is very reasonable. Be wise, econom- on your car. They only use the very latest receive only quality workmanship. after a wreck, "I wish I'd had good brakes." brakes. to commend the Cushing Safety Lane upon the section. Tom Harris, Owners at 1247 E. Greenly in Cushing. Here they s, Pro-Ltx Liquid Feed, fertilizer and vet- To get the desired results from feeding, right thing. Here you'll find men who ~are well you should use. It is not the amount given Value of the feed you're using. You can save a those feeds that are high in proper nutritive supplies, go to the T Bar H Liquid Feed Pro-Llx dealer. to have such a firm as this to recommend 300 West M( 300 West Moses Sesin Cushing, phone 225-0943, is your author- Honda and Yamaha. They carry a complete for their fine performance, dependability and give prompt and dependable service for Over their assortment of motorcycles, Incline. ranch work. ff ltesparts or accessorles beMnd every sate they make and that their Of this Review "repreSent ~.his firm as leaders The Perkins Journal, Thursday, June 14, 1973 - 5 Baker said he plans on re- modeling the front of the store and has recently added the fin- ishing touches to an air con- ditioning system. But regardless of any re- modeling he does, the store will still contain part of Perkin's history and that of the state. There will still be the 1915 "National" cash register, the ornate pot-bellied stove which still works and Grandfather Wagner's roll-top desk, and of course the endless variety of merchandise. As John Wagner said, '*If you can't find it anywhere else you can find it at Baker's in Perkins." Alpha Bower, one of Baker's long time employees said John Baker does his best to please everyone. A woman came in the other day from Ohio, and wanted some size 42 stretch pants. John didn't have any but offered go- ing to order her some on the spot." Mrs. Bonnie Wilson-Store Manager Completely Remodeled and Restocked If you have decided to do more with your dollars, it's time you did more shopping at Triple D Discount Center located at 217 East Broadway in Cushing. They can be the biggest friend an over-worked budget ever had. Smart budget balancers stop to shop at Triple D Discount Center regularly.., to find what they need priced for less. You know, shopping at Triple D Discount Center can be a whole lot of fun! If itJs been some time since you've walked down the aisles at Triple D Discount Center, you're invited to do so today! It's fun because you run into so much that is unexpected.., like new merchandise selections.., special prices.., and so very much variety throughout. And because the store is under new management, this makes Triple D Discount Center bigger and better than ever. A lower price is not always the reason why folks shop at Triple D Discount Center. They can almost always be sure that the price at Triple D Discount Center is lower than anywhere in town, but they may be more inter#sted in the variety of items to select from they find here. Or, it may be they like to shop here because there are so many things on display they can combine more shopping chores at one place. Triple D Discount Center invites folks from our area to come in and shop the many bargains to be found here. A store such as Gibson is absolutely indispensible to any community, Let us try to llst a small number of the many items that this store provides for the convenelnce of the people in this area. Rems in stock include: sundry items, and health and beauty aids, auto accessories, electrical appliances such as Westinghouse, Sunbeam and Dormyer brands, clothing and sporting goods, hardware and numerous items to liven up the interior of your home. These are only a few of the many items in stock, but from this representative body you can see just how important that a store of this type is to the community. We wish to commend the Gibson Discount Products, located at 121 E. Cherry. Phone 225-3233 for information about any product they sell. They have the interest of every customer at heart and of the many firms in this issue, we are proud to list the Gibson Discount Products. Trade with a firm that is reliable, and the Gibson Discount Products is Just such a firm. They also carry a complete line of toys for the children. Marion and May Jeff, Owners This firm is headquarters for L.P. Gas, tanks, equipment and applicanees. They are located at 1520 E. Main in Cushing, phone 225-3310. Yale 387-2980. Jett Gas Company gives a farm and small town homeowner all the conveniences of those living in the larger cities. Through this firm you receive A-1 services in this L.P. gas line. See them for their convenient services as well as their complete line of appliances which are available on easy budget terms. All these modern home conveniences are installed and serviced by experienced ser- vicemen of this firm who know how to take care of this work most efficiently, Ikm't forget, they also furnish and maintain propane tanks of many sizes and maintain a delivery service that satisfies. Have them install one of their tanks and equipment and let them keep them filled and ready for use at all times. Without hesitation we the authors completely endorse this fine firm in our Review. Oliver Kinzie-Owner Alta Dooley-Manager This fine new restaurant located at 1340 E. Main in Cushing is one of the leading dining places to be found in this section. Their patrons consist not only of local people but from the entire trade territory for miles around. Steer Inn is known as the favorite dining establishment for many who flnd that it is both economical and time saving to dine out. When here you wiU find a variety of tempting dishes listed on the menu. Another reason for the steady growth in the volume of business they axe doing is the excellent service that has alwyas been featured here. They welcome everyone and make him feel right at home. The management of this modern reStmzrant has had ~V~ ~ in" cate.~ .man, oment_anu tnvaes everyo.e to ,l,,,e wm . tm __j~__ thl~ .l~vtew we, the authors, feel it is ~ ~ ~ re~om__IB~ tMt o11t~ml~Rng : re~auram m our reactors. ' . o- ili! i}!