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F .... THE PERKINS JOURNAL j, lll i Volume XLVI. i i [ I I Local l-lappeninqs Mrs. Dee Dickey of Stillwater was transacting business in Per- kins Tuesday. She spent the night at the Charlie Nixon home and attended the funeral of Mr. Van Greithuysen. Mrs. Emma McClain attended the funeral of Mr. Scott in Tryon last Thursday. bh&apos;s. Allie Stumbo, Miss Al- meta Durst, Miss Roberta Chase and Miss Marie Stanley attended a Christian Endeavor meeting at Tonkawa last week from Friday until Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Walt Gunkle have been goin$ to tillwater evenings o help ears for Mrs. Gunkle's grandmother, Mrs. Bel- les, who is very sick. Mrs. Nannie Luster and Mrs. Gunkle went up Tuesday night to sit up with her. Mrs. Sneed and children hve moved from the Sherrod property to a farm west of Stillwater. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Williamson and children of Tulsa, spent sev- eral days last week with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Wil- liams,)n and Mr. and Mrs. Waits. Mrs. Campbell and children are visiting her parents in Cush. iag this week. Mrs. Lejiie Hult entertained the Friday afternoon bridge club at her home last week. Mr. and Mrs. McNamer went home with Robert Booth, who lives in Oklahoma City, for a two weeks visit. Fred Van Zandt and Lewis Houston took th ir mother, Mrs. W. L. Houtton, to Oklahoma City Monday to consult her doc- tor. She is slowly improving. Hert-Holbrook Mr. and Mrs. Walker Holbrook, announce the marriage of their daughterLiHie Lee to Robert L, Herr, Stillwater, The ceremony took place in Guthrie, Ok., Jan uary 11, 1936. bh'. and Mrs. Heft will make their home in Stillwater. :'tockhoiders' Meeting Tile stockholders' annual meet- Ing of the Farmers Exchange, will be held at 1:00 o'clock P. M., Jan. 27, 1936, at Perkins, Okla- homa. To elect officers for next year, alld toattend to any other busi- I!ess that may properly come be- for the meeting, By Order of the Board A, B. Laughlin, Sec. _,, ", Cards of Thanks Your Idnd expressions of sym- pathy are gratefully acknow- ledged and deeply appreciated. The Lewi family. We wish to thank our mary friends and neighbors for their acts of kindness and expressions of sympathy, also for the beauti- ful floral offering in our recent bereavement. The Cooper family. curity 1 i Farmers Union Picnic ii i i 1 i Perli1s, Payne County, Oklahoma,: Thursday, January 23, 1936. Number I(; The Payne County Farmers Union will hold their meetingand picnic at the 'Stillwater Fair Grounds on Saturday, January 25. Judge Porter Newman and Win. B. Simpson, of Oklatmma City will be the speakers. Robt. BoughLon, Pres. A. J. Leaverton, Sec. F. F. A. Parent- Son Round-Up The Perkins chapter of the F. F. A. held their lirst Parent-Son Round-Up at the Community Hall Wednesday evening which was attended by a large number of the boys and their parents and several visitors. The program, un- der the direction of M,, hdock, was well rendered. Sweaters were awarded to four outstanding, students in vocation, al students in vocational agricul. ture, Those receiving sweater were: M. I. Hullet, ay Heister, Naaman" England and Morgan Westfall. Addresses were given by Mr. Hayes and Mr. Creager, mere, bers of the adult evening: classes, on the benefits they have received from the vocational department. Mr. Hayes told of the intensive feeding, experimen s he has car- ried on with his dairy herd. Mr. Creager told of the benefits he has reived from the terracing on his farm. The old saying that justice is blind, proved to be true in the humorous play, "And the Cow Was Painted Red," presented by the younger members of the F. F. A. Refreshments of sandwiches, cookies and coffee were served at the close of the meeting. AI Carriker was pleasantly sur- prised last Sunday on his 69th birthday when his daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Hickman; hisgrandson and wife, Mr. and Mrs. M. Hickman and his granddaughter, husband and son, all of Oklahoma City, came up to help him celebrate. They brought the dinner with them and an enjoyable time was spent in visiting. Mrs. Maurine Recer entertain- ed. from 4 to 6 last Thursday evening with a birthday party in honor of her son, Wendle Gene's sixth birthday. Those present were his greatgrandmother, Mrs. Molly Frame, Buddy Waiters, Mary Jane Hudgens, Gene Weav, er, Genelle Williams, Billy Curt Carlile, Patsy Dillner, Earl Ray Decker, Mary Annis Drumright, LeRoy Shurtz, Jay Tucker and Jean Clair McClain. Wendle Gene received many nice remembran ees and dainty refresh ments were lerved. Mr. Fred Walker, 'first super- intendent of schools in the new building here. from 1914 to 1916, and at present running a cattle ranch near Orlando, attended the funeral of Mr. Van Greithuysen Wednesday. J. C. Van Greithuysen Perkins lost one of its best loved citizens by the death of Mr. (, . John Van ,rmthuysen, who died aftera short illness at his home Monday morning. Mr. Van, as he was affection- ately known, has long been a famlliaP tigur hero. In a(l(liti()ll to operating a stdio for over forty years, he was janitm" of the school building, for about 23 years as well as being, a Sunday School teacher for a plumber of y{ar. A memorial service was held for the school children Wednes- day morning at ii o'clock at the Methodist church, which the whole school attended in a body. Short talks were given t)3; O. G. McAnineh of Marshall, former Superintendent of Schools here, and ev. Sn'der, pastor of the Perkins Met bodist church about 8 years ago, John Van Greithuysen, 70, died at his home in Perkins, Monday, January 20, 1936. Funeral ser- vices were heldWetiaedas" after, noon in the Methodist church in Perkins at 2 o'clock, Rev. Roy Weaver officiating, Burial was in the Perkins cem. etery under direction of the Strode Ftlneral Home, John Claude Van Greithuyse, was born on January 24, 1866, in Terwolde-by-Devanter i The Netherlands. He was t/, on of a Presbyterian minister. At the age of nineteim, he came to the United States. Four years later he returned to his home,and after a year of travel in Europe, South Africa and other points el interest, he came again to the United States, where he became a naturalized citizen. For a num- ber of years he lived in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1892, he came to Oklahoma, locating near Per- kins on what is now the Cheat- ham farm. Shortly afterward he established the Cimarron Photo- graph Gallery in partnership with Herbert Lows. This patner- ship was terminated by the death of Mr. Lows, but Mr. Van Greit- huysen continued in the business until ill health made retirement necessary about a year ago. Soon after coming to Oklahoma he became a member of the Con- gregational church in Perkins, of wfiich he was a faithful member until his death On August 27, 1902, he was married to Mary Rains at Mal- vern, Iowa. To this union was born three children, one dying in infancy. There are left to mourn his death his widow; two chil- dren, Theodore Van Greithuysen of Ponea City,, Marian Van Greithuysen of Elk City and one grandson, Theodore Jr. of Ponca City. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Leininger of Stillwater attended the funeral of Miss Jennie Cooper Tuesday. Ellis M(.Daniel left Sunday for Rochester Minn., to undergo treatmen nt the Mayo hospital. Mrs. C. D. Ross, assisted by her mother, Mrs. C. W. Kenwor. thy, entertained from 4 to 6 with iT a birthda5 party in honor of her son, David, at her home last hursday. Whaf we need is less social se- and more eternal secity Sarah Jane Cooper 31i:s arah ,lane Cooper, 69, di(,,t :t tile home of her bro!vl., \\;Varre: (ooper, in Per- kin:, )k., Sunday. lanuary 19, l.q36. Funeral services were held in the Baptist church, Perkins, at 3 (,-lock Tuesday afternoon, the teV, ,1, t ), ('touch officiating,. Interment was in the Perkins ten e!ery under direction of Vin- cent Funeral Hi)me, Su';h Jane cooper was born in Gentry county, Missouri, July 5, 1866, where she lived with hei" parea,a until moving to Kansas in 1890. Later, she came to Okla- homa with her parents at the opening of the Cherokee Strip in 1893, settling near Wakita. She moved to Perkins thirty.fixe years go, residing here until the time ur her death, She had been a member of the Baptist church since youn womanhood. She leave, to mourn her loss, her bro- ther Warren Coot)er, of Perkins, three nieces, four llt[I|IOWS and a host t,t' friends. W, C. T. U. TheW. C. T. U. met in the class room )i' the M F,. church last q_'hur:day with only a few of !}e faithftl m,mqer,, present. The progl':lll was prlm:lpaly a business ses.sion. \\;V,, ar, be zin- ning to realize that we a: going to have to get ready to meet the wily ways of our enemies, the wets, who are camaflaging a p(, tition under the caption of tern perence, but which only me:ms a repeal of our dry law, so b(ware of any petition presented by them through misrepres en t a t!(,n. One of the readings on oar pro- gram, gave an illustrati,n of how people are saying,, the \\;V. C. T, U. is always calling for me ,.,y. A mother said she had a dear b y and he always had u, have food, clothing and medical attontion. As he grew older all',l more uc:eiul it took more u) suppl," his needs. Then he died and did no need anything anymore. ,% it is with our organization, if we are dead not doing anything,, we do not need any money. The world will suffer for the loss of the good work they are 1xyillg t) d() to save ournation from this blight and sin of intemperance. Plans were made to serve a Martha Washington tea to help raise funds for the n:ti,m:.tl con- vention which convenes in June at Tulsa. We are anticipating a great time as that is the first a national convention has ever been held near enough that Okla- homa members could attend. The next regular meeting of our local union will be in the home of Mrs. Frances Crabs. We want tO urge every member to at- tend and help carry on this great work to keep Oklahoma dry. Visitors are alwaye welcome if they are interested in temperance work. The leader will be Mrs. Suthard. \\; Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hayes of Stillwater, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hudgens, and Bill Eaton went to Oklahoma City Monday to attend the state Farmers Union Conven- tJ.On. James Wesley Lewis ,James Wesley Lewis, ,,2 (tied at the home of his sm. I) !: Lewis, January 20, 1936. l,',u-:::; services were hehl Tuesday, i),-r noon, at the Methodist claret'oh at o'clock, Rev. Roy B. We:\\;', : officiating. Burial was in the P,, kins cemetery under the direc ;, of the Strode Funerai Home. ,lames W. Lewis was 1,,1'l! ,, Kentucky, April 17, lg53. He va married to Miss Manda t():,.- win in 1880. They made th(i: home in Kentucky where AI Lewis died in 1903. He cam, Perkins in 1912 and has nlade ti: home here since, Survivors include one son. Dell of Perkins, aml eight (tatlgh (,; :< namely, Mrs. Imla DeRain. l%-- kins;Mrs. Myrtle Frith, Kl,- ville, Tenn.; 5h'S. Mac McDan- iels, Phoenix, Ariz.; Miss 13es Lewis, McKinley Tex.: Mrs. Wes. Icy Lowry, Perkins; 5it:, E,,-: Carson, Madisonville, Tenn.:3J>; Clyde 'Bartlett, Arkansas tr. Kmsas, and Mrs. ( hristine l_;ai, Oklahoma City, Two childr<: preceded their father in (tea! I here are two brothers. Sam a,, Joe Lewis, of Tateville, Ky., :), fifteen grandchildren. Dr. d. C. Meurman. forme'l' superintendent of public instrta. tion of the Philippine isis,,'::.: will speak at the M. E. ('hul'Ci Perkins, on Sunday, Jan. 26 10:45 and 11:20a. m. Roy Luster has bought ,xl .... lurns' 1)roperty in the soulh pa) l of town. G. L. Yandell and family hav moved into the Anlhony t,'ull(,l property. Mr. O.G. i\\;IcAnineh, of :\\;::v shall, formerly superintvndel  , schools here for about seven 3 ,,, attended th,  funeral of My V i, Greithuysen Wednesday. W. L. Roysdon of laram, spent from Friday evening until Monday with h h" and Mrs. R. i_ Henry. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bain ;,, children of Oldahoma City, Sl)Vn, Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. l.Lqi Lewis and family. "Keep ou, ecs w,,tc op,:, hero,, marr,gfge, anJ d,,,,,' dmt tb:,:'dtc JANUARY ".eS'J"x- 22 -F,rst bas,-b, <, 'e N. g;mizcd. 157 .:..%:'..: 23---Thirteen.ptn,nd met ,, Iall at Cyntl+ma I,:.+ ttlckv 1871 24--.Ftrsl ratn.)a.l dll:ng _. placd in scrv..-c ';, , " ." 25--Washlnglon . :,, nliOlonian Llbl a,w hilt'ned [0 Igl'Ollll,{ 1;"  26-+Fir.t cttlfrs rca,_h A: llaha: 103 co:,,':ct. ,r, guards. 1788 27--Samtct Gvmpers t,mm labor leader, born IS50  2$--Kuchan. Pct-,la. earth qak kills 12,000. 11t94