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JOURNAL-THURSDAY, JANUARY 23,1 those who knew and loved him." Journal Visits and in the Your Mr. and Mrs. Lee Craycraft are parents of a baby girl born Fri- who likes his quite life in the country, tells day, Jan. 20. from Stillwater to the land he and Claudia Members present when the American Legion Auxiliary met in east of Perkins. the home of Mrs. Nora Fulton on Monday, Jan. 9 were: Ruth Stanley, Tambera Lore of Perkins is among 140 Gladys Creagor, Evah Woodrum, Onda Crabs, Mable Jacobs, Della College at Tishomingo to be named to the Matheson, Ira Rusco, and Mary Fulton who was the hostess, having completed a full-time load during At the Olivet Homemakers meeting, held at the home of Mrs. grade lower than "B". George Allen, Helen Chrystal and Jewell Mahar gave the lesson From Glencoe news reported by Mrs. ourn "understanding our government." Refreshments were served by Linsenmeyer was honored on the occasion Mrs. Allen. urday night, guests were his grandparents, Linsenmeyer. His birthday cake, baked 25 Years Ago. Jan. 27. 1972 Linsenmeyer, was shaped like a fish and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dickinson, Dow, Ill. announce the birth of a and Mrs. Franklin Fuss, Lone Chimney From the Flies son on Jan. 7. The boy, named Jason Derek, is the grandson of Mr. evening visitors of Mrs. Maud Davis. Composed by Margaret Coate and Mrs. William A. Evans, Perkins. Mrs. Dickinson is the former took his mother, Mrs. Frank Gates, to see 40 Years Ago, Jan. 24, 1957 Patty Evans. At Teen Town, Curtis Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fisher, was Marilyn Brixey Wells, Perkins, was among 237 Central State Mrs. Dick Shelby entertained reel elected to the office of Mayor at the Saturday evening meeting. University students listed on the president's honor roll with all A's evening, Jan. 21. Because the guest Working with him are Beverly Arthur, city clerk; Judy Reynolds, for the fall semester. Listed on the dean's honor roll with no grade bad weather, Mrs. Shelby told about her city treasurer; Richard Nelson, town marshal; and Doyle Davis, below a B were Mary Graves of Perkins and Raymond Stephenson son, Sam, who is employed there. Assisted by maintenance engineer. Chaperones at Saturday's meeting in the of Carney. and Sally, the hostess served refreshments to: Lions Den will be MrS. Stella Reynolds and Mrs. Florence Arthur. Imogene Hall, daughter of Genievive and Gene Hall of Ripley, is Marie Evans, Virginia Sasser, Pat Niles, Ella 9. The American Legion has come upon a good way to advertise Ripley's FFA Girl of the Week. She is a junior at Ripley High School. Barnes. Sally and Susan are both teachers in t Perkins. They have on sale license plates for the front of your car Four FHA members who are shown in a photo displaying two system. that have Perkins, Oklahoma in large letters. They sell for $1 from slogans which will be united Saturday for the local March of Dimes any Legion member, effort in Perkins are Carol Smith, Debbie Stanton, Becky Soutee 10 Years Ago. Jan. 22. 1987 Members and guests present for the Women's Council meeting at and Debra Edmondson. The girls will be among FHA members A big pile of snow is pictured on the front the Christian Church on Wednesday, Jan. 16 were: Jessie Case, who will march for dimes. Journal: The likes of this hasn't been seen Eliza O'Dell, Ruth Kirk, Layla Blumer, Shirley Kirk, Geraldine Blaine Story, a Murray State College student from Perkins, was the caption under the photo. City crews using Allen, Rosa Grimm, Minnie Recer, Mattie Lee Thompson, Lee Hous- ranked 10th high individual at the National Western Livestock created about a dozen mounds of snow as they e Nellie Knox, Fern Wright, Geldie Lacy, Myrtle Courtright, Verna Show in Denver recently. A 1971 PTHS graduate, he is the son of snow out of the way. It was probably the Lee Arthur, Edna Jones, Allie Stumbo, Leona McGee, Lucrita Mr. and Mrs. John Harper of Perkins. the Monday Night Lions Club meeting has Baggett, Juanita Homer, June Hall, Okemah Darby, Mrs. I.W. Tony Arthur of Perkins-Tryon FFA was high individual in a re- of the weather. School was Fulton, KarenArthur, Lyle, Danny and Rex Homer and Max Homer, cent swine judging meet. Members of the Perkins FFA traveled to of Perkins folks was slowed minister. Duncan for swine judging contests the past two Saturdays. Another photo concerning the "deep Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hart of Las Cruces, NM, announce the birth of Air Force Master Sergeant Joseph J. Henderson, son of Mrs. Zula CecilAcuff, shows beautiful icicles a baby girl born Jan. 8. She has been named Margaret Anna. Mrs. Henderson of Perkins, has arrived for duty at Peterson Field, Colo. home on north Main Street. Oldtimers say Hart is the former Pat Hart. A veteran of the Korean War, he also completed a tour of combat est snow since 1944. At the MI Club meeting held in the home of Mrs. Elmo Barnes, duty in Vietnam. Here are two recipes that appeared in The members who enjoy, ed hearing the short story read by Mrs. Arlie this week: Ross were: Mae Vassar, Babe Fisher, Leona Baker, Dorothy Markee, 20 Years Ago, Jan. 27. 1977 Vanilla Rice.Puddin Anna'Marie Evans, Inez Barnes, Erma Shelby, Florence Holbrook, . Chester Duncan from Wellston, Okla. will begin his job as new i quart milk - Alice Ward and Mrs. Perk Butler. Guests were Mrs. Baker's sister, police officer as a result of the CETA manpower program on Feb. 1. I cup short grain rice, raw Mrs. Sherrod of Hayes, Kans. and Mrs. C.D. Meade. According to DeWayne Moser, G.T. Bickell was chosen to replace 1/8 tsp. salt From Tryon news, reported by Betty Carder: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Melvin Sager as Superintendent of city Water Works. He began 1/2 cup sugar Tarlton are parents of a baby boy born Sunday, Jan. 20. He is Wel- work Tuesday, Jan. 25. He will also be pound master. Sager, an. 1 T. pure vanilla extract corned home by two sisters, electrician, has been employed temporarily by Dale Newport. I cup heavy cream, whipped Members enjoying a tea held by the Women's Missionary Society At the Senior Citizens Center, five members were honored at the In a medium-sized pan, place milk, rice, of the Baptist Church were: Mesdames Myrtle Cooper, C.L. birthday party. They were Goldie Lacy, Ruby Dobson, Gertrude Reduce heat and simmer, covered, about Shellenberger, G.S. Miles, Joe LaFltte, Maude Markee, Phil Hughes, Ishmael, Esther Figgins, and Rosa Wegley. Those unable to attend and simmer until rice is tender, about 15 Fred Kolosick, Ivan Newport, Glen Gartman, Gaylord Hanes, W.K. were Clinton and Wilma Easter and Roscoe and Effie Emerson. quently. Stir in sugar. Cool. Stir in pure Gilstrap, and Laura Kilmer. Visitors were: Mrs. Melvin Sager, When Ione Bliss hosted the Elm Grove Extension Homemakers whipped cream. Transfer to a bowl. Cover Mrs. Nelson Cundiff, Mrs. Earl Gist and Mrs. Hurst of Cushing. Club on Jan. 11, members present for the pizza supper were Jane ready to serve. Spoon into individ From the second grade news: On Monday we went to Mrs. Jenkins Listerman, Lorayne West, Alice Overholt, Audrie Moorman, Connie berry Sauce and garnish with sliced home and watched most of the Inaugural parade: 'In our Weekly Walker, Galene Moorman, Mary Kay Jennings, Juanita Walker, if desired. Readers, e also read about President Eisenhower starting his sec- Jude Moorman, Pasty Lile and guests Laura Moorman and Tresa Vanilla Strawberry_ Sauce ond term in office, and Cheryl Lile. Connie Walker gave a lesson on Openings and I pkg. (10 oz.) frozen strawberries, thawed Closings. I tsp. pure vanilla extract 85 Years Ago, Jan. 25, 1962 ' From Carney news reported by Pat Skaggs: Mr. and Mrs. Doug In the container of an electric blender, Two local men will appear on the KWTV Saturday Farm Show on Mitchell of Balko, Okla. are parents of a son born Jan. 20. The vanilla; cover and whirl until smooth. Yields Saturday, Jan. 27. the program will deal with "Feeding Cattle on baby has been named Kyle Allen. Carney grandparents are Mr. Roughage" and will feature filmed scenes made at the Turner Feed- and Mrs. Charles Kirkpatrick. 5 Years Alo. Jan. 30. 1992 lots in Murray County and the Payne County farms of Jack Downey At the Perkins United Methodist Church Women's meeting, held Ed Kubany, who had just become director of and Elmo and Lyle Barnes. Also appearing on the program will be on Jan. 17, Betty Beeler, newly elected president, was in charge of Boys Ranch, was a guest at the Payne County Agent Lester Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Allen announce the arrival of a daughter the meeting. Bonnie Manke and Sylvia Moser were the hostesses, told members about his and his brother's Others attending were: Ella B. McCarty, Grace Hudgens, Ruth how he played as a starter on the team at the born in the Stillwater hospital on Jan. 22. She is welcomed.home Stanley, Clara Wostfall, BarbaraAllen,Nola Canny and Rev. en. iradQ atthe age of 17, his sophomore year, by big sister Janet: In the Demon Dispatch, it is reported that Jennifer Dedrill, daugh- The Shutter Mill had moved into the I Carol Jo Butler of the Oklahoma School of Banking in Oklahoma ter of Cecil and Sue Dodrill, has been selected as 1976-77 basket- Cimarron Ballroom, rt0rth of Perkins on City is now residing president of the downtown branch of YWCA. ball queen. Her escort will be Mark Anderson, son Of J.D. and Evelyn Burt Coate told about the pigeon that he She is presently employed by the downtown J.C. Penney Company Anderson. Attendants are: Laura McCutchen, daughter of H.N. that winter. Named Homer, the as assistant to the display manager. She is the daughter of Mr. and McCutchen, escorted by Donnie Clary, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max tried to find its home after being Mrs. Merrell Butler. Clary; Kelley Smalley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Smalley, es- The bird had been lost in an ice and Mr. and Mrs. Ira Crawford were honored with a surprise party corted by Tim Varvil, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Varvil; Sheila Vas- Becky Cates is the new coordinator and dinner at the Sandyland Community building on Jan. 14. sar, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Vassar, escorted by Mike. the third coordinator hired through Those who visited Carol Jean and Terry Lynn Reed (children of Cameron, son of I.C. Cameron; and Billie Lincoln, daughter of Mr. Association) of the East Mr. and Mrs. Merl Reed) while they were sick recently were: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lincoln. former Becky Wright, she was and Mrs. Arthur Reed, Mrs. Jake Pricer, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Malloy Don0Hardin of Perkins and Sheri Seeliger of Perry will be two of PTHS in 1990. She and her husband of Agra, Mr. and Mrs. John Porter, Mrs. Burton Coate, Patricia, 14 young people honored by Oklahoma Farmers Union in Okla- ter Amands Michelle, age 18 months. Elaine and Richard; Linda Wilson, Sandy Layes, Sherrel Rainbolt, homa .City on Feb. 13. They each have five years of Oklahoma Tina Walker and her husband Jeff had just Kay Bartram, Matty Moor, Barbara Caldwell, Patty Grant, Marlena Farmers Union senior youth work and will be recognized when they Flowers and Gifts, 122 S. Main, and were Campbell, Barbara Jo Gingrich, Camilla Burton, Martha Kastl and become "torchbearers" in a candlelight ceremony at Lincoln Plaza grand opening Feb. 10-14. Linda Hall. convention hall in Oklahoma City. Perkins Whistle Stops chose Lynr At Del-Mar's Thrif-T-Wise Food Store, fresh yellow squash was Zona Hall of Perkins was honored on her 90th birthday last In addition te being a Chamber member 10c a pound; tomatoes were 2 lb. for 29c; celery, 10c per pound; No. Wednesday, Jan. 19, with a family dinner attended by all of her Payne County Bank and on the board 1 red potatoes, 10 lb. bag for 45c; popcorn, 2 lb. bag for 29c; tuna, children. (Mrs. Hall was the grandmother of Randy Hall, Sheri con and member of the First Baptist 31c a can; Deep Blue oysters, 8 oz. can, 33c; Cain's coffee, 63c per Hall Gordon and Linda Hall Holbrook.) tor, teaching seventh and eight grade pound; pork chops, end cuts, 39c pound; steak, 65c per pound; beef wife, Kelly, have four children, Linden, ribs, 35c pound; and bacon squares, 21c per pound. 15 Years Ago. Jan. 28, 1982 " month old twins, Kyle and Kristen. FroiTryonnews, reported by Betty Carder: * Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Listed on the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Demon Dispatch news: * Amy Scott tells Dillman, west of Agra, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Chickashn, are Brian Baird of Perkins and Julie L. Flasch, Coyle. ing to shoe horses with the help of Ag Sunday with open house for friends and relatives. * Nola and Abe The USAO Honor Roll is awarded each trimesSer to those students He shows Chris Bole how to shoe a horse Shuckokashee are parents of a baby son born last Friday in a Chan- whose grade point average is 3.5 or higher and who complete four- Christy Jennings and Tammi McIntire study tiler hospital. He has been named Abraham Myron Shuckokashee, teen or more hours of class work at the university, shoeing a horse. Jr. * Russell Eugene is the name given to the new son of Mr. and Three Lions club members receiving membership pins at Monday's * Chelsea Cobb and Christy Brown are Mrs. Earl Miner. The mother is the former Shirley Sadler, daugh- meeting were: Hurley Blumer and Wendell Sadler, 20 year mere- light. Chelsea, daughter of Abe and Trish ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sadler. bership pin, and Bill Sasser, 15 year membership pin. Galen Hols- was chosen because of her participation The Journal saluted Marvin Buck, science and mathematics inger introduced the new assistant cashier of the Payne County squad. Christy Brown was chosen for her teacher in the Perkins High School for the past two and one-half Bank, Lynn Kinder. Cooks Elsie Grant and Mary Dodson served games. She is a senior. years. He has resigned to enter the School of Veterinary Medicine fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, boiled cabbage, hominy, . * Sheri Wilde came offthe bench last at OSU. Buck, who as a sideline hobby, is skilled Brahma Bull homemade bread, and Jello fruit salad, ofthe Week honors andAustin Minshall rider in rodeo events, taught general science, biology, algebra II New residents who have made deposit for water service at the 57 last week including 19 against and physics in the Perkins schools, city building during the past week are: Marjorie J. Walker, Floyd Woodward. With Minshall providing the From Kathleen Edmondson's school report: * O.E. Cowley, Perkins Brown, Bob Parlier, Ann L. Buffaloe, and Keith Tate. 2-2. grade school principal, received a 20-year pin for outstanding work Thursday evening, Patty Johnson, outgoing Chamber of Corn- The Perkins Drug Store was in the 4-H club recently at ceremonies in Stillwater. * Karen merce president, presented the Constitution and By-Laws.to in- and Kristy Willingham, the store had Holbrook received a bracelet as an award for breadmaking demon- coming president Dr. Roger Northen. Over 35 attended the annual Also pictured in this feature along stration in the 4-H Club junior division. * Miss Barbara Wells has C-C Installation Banquet. clerk; Barbara Collum, pharmacy technician; been chosen basketball queen by the Perkins boys and girls teams. Janice Schlimpert, the new kindergarten teacher at Perkins, was relief pharmacist. Others employed at the She will be browned at the final home game, Tuesday night, featured in "I ne Payne County Bank Salutes A New P-T Teacher. Johnson, clerk and accounts manager; Mrs. Pat Niles was surprised with a birthday party recently. She and her husband have a one-year-old daughter. They plan to Present were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Westfall, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey stay in Oklahoma for a long time--for as her husband said, "We SCHOOL MEALS NEXT WEEK: Brixey, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grant, died and went to heaven when we moved to Oklahoma. *MONDAY, January 27 - Breakfast: donut Mr. and Mrs. Dale Jarvis, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Scott, the honoree Marine Pet. David A. Moore, son of Bill Z. and Sandra M. Moore and her husband, Delmar Niles. of Ripley, has reported for duty with 3rd Battalion, llth Marines, asst. fruit juice; toast for cereal, jelly; Camp Pendleten, Calif. steak fingers;low-fat cheese sticks; crackers; 30 Years Ago. Jan. 19. 1987 From the PTHS Demon Dispatch Five P-T band students who . taft; variety milk. Rusty Behne, who lives at the IOA Boys Ranch and is a sopho- practiced with the OBU Honor Band last Thursday afternoon and *TUESDAY, January 28 - Breakfast: more at PTHS, was winner ofthe Perkins Lions Club's essay con- all day Friday are Bryan Kinney, KevinMcNew, AlanHawxby, Janet asst. cereal; asst. fruit juice; toast for test. Cindy Crow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Crow of Perkins, Hart and Karen Kirby. The OBU Honor Band is made up of band Lunch: steak nuggets or steak was the second place winner in the contest, students from all over the state. The P-T band members got reac- applesauce; variety milk. Blumer's Chan phn Station was featured as a place of service by quainted with two P-T graduates who are attending OBU, Jodi *WEDNESDAY, January 29 The Journal. Harley and Layla Blumer had owned the station since Edwards and Tanya Richie. cereal; white bread toast, jelly; asst. fruit juice; 1962 when they took over from Dale and Florence Holbrook. The The Demonettes came out champions when they played Olive sliced turkey or steak fingers; mashed station is one of a few places left in Payne County where a cus- in the Olive Tournament Saturday with a final score of 70-65. beans; fruit, popcicle; hot roll; variety milk. tomer can still get his,car washed by hand. The Demon boys once more beat Stillwater "B" team enroute to On the Old Timers Page, Dr, R.W. Holbrook is shown in the East the Consolation Trophy of the Olive ,Tournament. THURSDAY, January 30 - Breakfast: j Side Drug Store, 1899 to 1901. A story accompanying the photo is congratulations to Craig Bradley, Danya Hughes, and Judi Dean cereal; sausage links; toast for cereal, jelly; by Harland Wells and tells about how the young doctor came from who made the all-tournament team in the Olive tournament this pepperoni pizza or steak fingers; the blue grass state of Kentucky, fresh from medical school in 1899 past week. *FRIDAY, January 31 - Breakfast: sausage I and how he pioneered the medical field in Oklahoma while the Congratulations to the freshmen attle grading ream as they cereal; asst. fruit juice; country was still Indian Territory. (The Holbrook home was at 222 won first place over representatives from seven counties at Perry. Lunch: cheeseburger on a bun East Thomas where years later, the Coate family lived for almost This was their first time to participate in such an event. Also con- halves; variety milk. 20 years. The Bob Evans family lived there later.) Concluding his gratulations to Scott Irwin for being the high point man. A.la.carte and 2nd choice offered daily story, Wells said, "Dr. Holbrook died in 1951 at the age of 81, but Debbie Murlin, the world's greatest cook," was featured in The bffered every Thursday for $2.00 each. he always will be remembered, and have a place in the hearts of