Spotlight on Sapulpa: Headlines for April 6th

Rachel Whitney, Curator, Sapulpa Historical Museum

Thursday, April 6, 1933, Democrat News: Students Here for Tour of Inspection

“Twelve senior and junior students of the dairy department of Oklahoma A and M. college, accompanied by Profs Earl Weaver and G N Keith of that department, visited in Sapulpa Wednesday afternoon, while on a tour of inspection of dairies and dairy plants in Northeastern Oklahoma. The students visited the Sapulpa Cooperative Creamery also enjoyed a thorough in spection of the Liberty Glass factory As students of dairying, the visitors enjoyed very much watching the manufacture of milk bottles, and appreciated the invitation extended them by the Liberty Glass company officials, to inspect the plant. Souvenir milk bottles, and advertising matter, were presented these potential customers after they had been shown throughout the bottle factory.”

Friday, April 6, 1934, Sapulpa Free Press: Large Number Events Listed

“High school students from all parts of the state will participate in the 122 contests to be held at the twenty-sixth annual state interscholastic meet on the A. and M. college campus May 3, 4, and 5. Awards will be given to the high three students in the individual contests, with special trophies for first place in certain group contests, and cups or plaques to be given to the winning teams In contests which students enter as groups…Athletic contests to be held at Stillwater include baseball tournaments, tennis tournaments, and track and field meets. The non-athletic events range from history, English and mathematics to music, gardening, and stock judging. including practically every subject in which high school students receive training. Majority of contesta are divided into two classes, one for schools with more than 400 students, the other for schools with an enrollment of less than 400…”

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Wednesday, April 6, 1949, Sapulpa Herald: JC Penney Store Official Opening Set for Thursday

“The J.C. Penney company today announced the official opening Thursday morning of its new Sapulpa store. Store personnel was busy today preparing tables of new merchandise and scores of bargains to greet local shoppers on the opening day. The store was closed today in an effort to make ready for tomorrow. Approximately $23,000 has been expended in the remodeling program that has been in progress at the store for the past several weeks. In addition to the remodeling program stock has been tremendously enlarged. Included in the program was the installation of new fluorescent lighting. complete painting and redecorating over the entire store, the refinishing of counters, building of new display shelves and racks, rebuilding of the shoe department featuring hidden stock and to allow additional space…”

Wednesday, April 6, 1977, Sapulpa Daily Herald: Chieftain Linksters Triumphant

“Sapulpa High school golfers won their third match in five starts this season, trimming Owasso 1012-512 Tuesday at Sapulpa Municipal course. Phil Kennedy was medalist with a 78 for the Chieftains. Don Kennedy shot an 80 for Sapulpa, Gary Jordan 87, Doug Annis 90 and Kenny Friend 96. For Owasso, Charney shot an 80, Burd 82, Chandler 86, Martin 93 and Shields 94. The Chieftain linksters host Bristow and Jenks Thursday in a triangular meet at Municipalcourse.”

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