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A cooking contest was held by D.W. Pote and Son in 1919,
to determine who was the best cook in Guthrie, Adair, Madison and Dallas counties.

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August 15, 1919
 Mrs. Emma Nelson  Mrs. Floyd Brinton   Mrs. Mary E. O'Brien
 Mrs.Carl Vonstein  Mrs. Allison Shelley  Mrs. Earl Schmidt
Mrs. Guy Lenocker  Mrs. Forest McPherson  Mrs. Albert Haworth  Mrs. Roy Moore 
Grace Foster  Mrs. Roy Leeper
Mrs. J. O. McCleary  Mrs. Joe Johnson  Mrs. Lon Mills
Aug  29, 1919
Mrs. A. Shelley  Mrs. Emma Nelson  Mrs. Floyd Brinton  Mrs. Mary E O'Brien 
Mrs. Carl Vonstein  Mrs. Earl Schmidt  Mrs. Guy Lenocker
 Mrs. Forest McPhersonMrs. Albert Haworth  Mrs. Roy Moore 
Grace Foster  Mrs Roy Leeper
Mrs. J. O. McCleary Mrs. Joe Johnson  Mrs. Lon Mills

And on September 5, 1919 the winner was announced, Mrs. Allison Shelley, winning a Garland range.

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