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NS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, ournal Coate 's Hardware sometime between 1910 and 27 or 28th, 1914 that wiped out half main street. McDaniel's Hardware and a hotel that were destroyed. McDaniels built another Shown in the photo are S.F. "Sig" McDaniel by two or the latest styled buggies. Mr. harness to several states including Missouri, Arkansas and all over Oklahoma. He continued business until his death in 1955. Was the recipient of the $10 award at Saturday's Leola Sadler, Mrs. Ray Harral, Ray Will- were the $1 winners. Not present for the Cowger, Floyd West, Rose Johnson, Mrs. Allen Jane Caldwell, and Clarence Cowger. s will be $10 and five 1 awards. reported by Mrs. Roy E. Trent: • Mr. and Mrs. Bob of Cushing spent Tuesday evening in the Bob has just recently returned from England in the armed forces. • Judy and Karen Overholt spent Sunday with Kathleen • Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Brixey and Mrs. Maude Washburn in Tryon Sunda afternoon. • Sunday with Patsy Kinzie. reported by Mrs. Jennie Busch: • Billie Ringwald service. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor of Tulsa was a recent visitor of his par,- Jim Taylor. • The road running east of Clayton coat and of gravel. • Mrs. Gibson of Coyle was here got some Banties. meeting of the Pioneer Quilting Club at the on Feb. 7 were: Mesdames Alpha Burton, Taylor, Donna Murlin, Lula Thompson, Elsie Susie Nickels, Bessie Cole, Florence Nelson, Nelson, Mary Nelson, Dorothy and Robbie coffee were served to 20 Rebekah members and of Mrs. Jim Lacy. They were Vera Jones, Libby Franklin, Eva Woodrum, Nora Fulton, Ann Ricketts, Delphia Jamison, Lima Sasser, Evelyn Cruse, Maude Markee, Tessie Ruby Albirght, Winnie Moser and the host- Mary Fulton and Grace Ausmus. O.E. Cowley: Three members of the 4-H Lions last Monday evening. They each gave a they had done in club work. They were Bill t Loretta Walker. Loretta failed to in club work which was $1,678.19 and that ) the 4-H Hall of Fame. FEBRUARY 6, 1997 of the most picturesque picnic spots in Payne County." At the Big Gen'Ral Store, lettuce was 2 for 29c; oranges or grape- fruit, 5 lbs. for 29c; cabbage was 5c per pound; pork steak, 49c; ground beef, 3 lbs. for $1.39;, Oreo cookies, 2 pkgs. for 95c; large assortment of canned goods, 10c per can; 5 loaves of Modern Bake bread, $1.00. 25 Years Ago, Feb. 10. 1972 A sample of the new band uniforms for the PTHS Band have ar- rived and Curtis Avey, one of the band members, is shown model- ing the uniform. The school board purchased 60 new uniforms and the remainder should arrive in early June or late May, said direc- tor Duncan Coons. Kent Barnes, a student from Perkins, has been named to the President's Honor Roll at Murray State College, Tishomingo, for the fall semester of 1971. A sophomore animal science major, Barnes is among 24 students who met the academic requirements which include completion of at least 15 semester hors with no grade lower than "A." On the Dean's Honor Roll from this area are Blaine Story, freshman animal science major from Perkins; Larry Berg, fresh- man agriculture major from Coyle; and Ronnie Davis, freshman agriculture major from Coyle. In the P-T school news/the Basketball Homecoming Queen and her attendants are shown. The Royal Court included these attrac- tive young ladies who attend the PT High School: Queen Marilyn Payne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Payne, and attendants sophomore Mary Kautz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kautz, and junior Liz Shuckosee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shuckosee. Escorting the Queen during the coronation ceremonies were Walt Disney, son of Mr. al d Mrs. Walt Disney, and Steve Cundiff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Cundiff. Airman Don Hoover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hoover of Perkins, has completed his Air Force basic training at the Air Training Command's Lackland AFB, Texas. He is a 1971 PTHS graduate. Richard Coate of Perkins is among the 34 students at Central Oklahoma Area vocational-Technical School who are enrolled in on- the-job training. Richard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Coate, is learning clock and watch repair. Blaine Story, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Harper, and Arlin Bostian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bostian, recipients of last year's memorial scholarships, were notified recently that they will receive second semester amounts. Blaine, who is maiorin in animal sci- ence, received the Karyn Barnes Memorial Scholarship and is pres- ently attending Murray State College. Arlin w0s winner of the Ricky Kinzie Memorial Scholarship and is attending Oklahoma State University majoring in biology. Featured as "Citizens of Tomorrow" this week are Terri, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Longan of Perkins; Deanna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stanton of Perkins.; Deanna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stanton of Stillwater; Joey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Barta of Perkins; Chris and Michele, children of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Darby, Perkins; and Cody Dale and Chet Alan, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Cundiff of Coyle. At the Burton Quilting Club, these members enjoyed quilting in the home of Donna Murlin on Feb. 1: Beverly Murlin, Kenny and Kathy, Louise Sutliff, Ramonda, Mickey and Ladonna, Opal Courtright, Rena Burton, Susie Nickels, Lottie Sharpton, Edna Tabor and Shirley and Lela Inman. Members of the MI Club who enjoyed an African safari via slides shown by Mrs. Murl Rogers who had made a trip to Africa last summer were Florence Holbrook, Carol Acuff, Barbara Kirby, Inez Barnes, Nina Wilhite, Ella B. McCarty, Anna Marie Evans, Sally Shelby, Tammy Downey, Mark Downey, and Mary Dodsen. 20 Years Ago. Feb. 10. 1977 Frank Cundiff has celebrated his llth anniversary with the Who was that "new student" that Mary Hansen and Karen Branstetter were trying to convince to come to school with them? These two girls are pictured with Mr. Snowman while they were on their way to school. Jan Brown, a sewing machine mechanic and a teacher of quilt- ing, was visited this week by Brenda Perkins for the Your Profes- sion column. Fran Miller visited with Lois Burton, who plays the piano each Sabbath at the Adventist Church, for her "The Journal Visits" column. Mrs. Burton gave a very interesting recipe for Oatmeal Pie--3 eggs, well beaten; 1/2 cup sugar; 1 cup brown sugar; 2 T. butter; 1 tsp. vanilla; ; 2/3 cup oats; 2/3 cup coconut; and 1 unbaked pie crust. Mix ingredients well and pour into unbaked pie crust; bake 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. 10 Years Ago. Feb. 5, 1987 In the Senior Citizens news, reported by Mildred Cash: • The regular Bible Study, led by Rev. Charlie Thompson, meets every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30. • There were 27 at the Center Saturday night. Some of the people weren't able to come due to the bad weather. * We finished a quilt that the late Wilma Himes quilted for one of her daughters. The quilt we have in now is the Flower Garden pattern belonging to Mrs. Marie Manning of Stillwater. • Hostesses Monday night were Opal Redus and Lovell Wells. From the Demon Dispatch: * Honor Students this week are Denise Shingleton and Angela Moorman. • Just last weekend, Daniel Yates attended the Oklahoma Music Educators Association Convention. He tried out for the OMEA All-State choir in Decem- ber and tried out again on Thursday. He was successful both times. • Suzann Casey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Casey, is the Stu- dent of the Week. In her Carney news, Pat Skaggs congratulated Calvin Anthony, 1963 graduate from Carney High School, on being picked by Still- water Chamber of Commerce Chairman Ron Beer for the 1986 Chairman's Award for Outstanding Volunteer service to the Still- water community. • The winter snow that began on Friday, Feb. 6 has been recorded as one of the state's worst storms of the century with .over a foot of snow measured at the Skaggs home. Longtime Lions Club member Wilfred Overholt was honored Monday evening as the 1987 Outstanding Lions Member. Presented by Galen Holsinger, chairman of the committee selecting the hon- oree, the award originated m 19~2 and had been presented to Ralph Crane, Elmo Barnes, Paul Evans, John Baker, and Galen Ho',s- inger. Area students listed on the CSU honor roll are: Perkins--Charyl Gwen Lile, Teresa Jo Lile; Coyle: Jan Michael Hicks. Major Kenneth E. Shirley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Shirley of rural Perkins, was recently awarded the Air Force Meritorious Ser- vice Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster, for his work while assigned to the Aeronautical Systems Division at Wright-Patterson aFB, Ohio, from 1984-1986. From Velma Downey's Coyle news: • Mrs. Martha Dobson was honored on her birthday at the Senior Citizens Center. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Miller were honored as they celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on Jan. 16th. • There have been quite a few birds coming to the bird feeder in my yard. I have counted 18 car- dinals and a number of snowbirds. I have only seen one red-headed woodpecker. 5 Years Ago, Feb, 13, 1992 They are among the nation's top two percent of high school jun- iors and the foursome of Preston Charlton, Michael Brown, Stoney Matheson and Krissa Grider have been selected for Congressional Scholars and are now seeking financial support to attend the Con- Johnson, John Bowyer and Bob, Bartram, Perkins post office. The date for the occasion was Feb. 3; the place-- gressionaLYouth Leadership Council in Washington, D.C. June 16- .... • same as where Frank began. Promises have been made by W.D:, 2i, matte up of 320 truc :( r Pau Evans will Star m a short over KWTV, Channel 9, during the lat=" B shop; contractor, that the new building will e finished by March honovar .’ongre alcboaxd Of advisors," said Dr. Virignia Webb, on the Farm Show with Wayne Liles and Bill 1st. superintendent of P-T.schools. do a demonstration of truss rafter con- of a jig. Doyle Butler, local builder, has been the FFA members in building construc- course. City Judge Van Nickels and Police Chief Ray talking over the job of enforcing Perkins' city of Education Monday night accepted a sealed bid rate of interest on its $145,000 building members shown signing the approval for the lYoungker, Joe Hastings, Russell Westfall, Chair- Clerk Barbara Freed. Perkins came through with flying colors, Cruse, chairman of the drive in Perkins. was realized. Wellman of Booker, Texas announce the on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Maternal grandparents Dickson. of the meeting of the Friendship Class home of Mrs. Carl Hughes were: Mrs. Lovell Wells, Mrs. Flossie Cameron, Mrs. Muriel Mrs. Velma Riley, and Mrs. A.L. Guthrie. riews, reported by Kathleen Edmondson: * Judy, and Kathleen Edmondson, Mike Kelly, and a Tri-Y self-denial banquet at the Stillwa- evening. • Marilyn Moffat spent Tuesday Edmondson. * Mr. and Mrs. Jack Blair and to Oklahoma City. • Mr. C.O. Kinzie and Mr. supper at the Big Creek Church of day evening. • DeAnn is the name chosen by for their new daughter. Mr. and Mrs. maternal grandparents. Class of the Baptist Church who attended meeting at the home of Judy Cundiff were' ' Roberts, Charlotte Duckett, Linda Cameron, Rousseau and girls had supper with Mr. Allen Friday night. Mrs. Ephriam Wall them for cake and ice cream in honor of Charles' 202 North Main Street in Perkins, is the week in an article written by Bill Dickson. and Mrs. Jack Moser, it was known as Moser's one mile north, the business moved into the 1959 and was operated as a grocery store and 1963 when it became the Trading Post. Perkins Area News: • Mr. and Mrs. Bill Were Monday evening supper guests of Mr. and • Mr. and Mrs. Gene Smith, Linda and Peggy of Mr. and Mrs. Walt Arthur and Karen. celebrate her 6th birthday Friday in Keith Disney, Tammy and Terry Smith, Roberta Stevens, Connie, Randall and Roy Gene Layes,, Janet and Ken- Price and Stacy and Danita Wilson. Mrs. LaVeta Goforth served cake and ice cream. • Second Lieutenant Allen L. Murphy, L. Murphy, Stillwater, completed an engineer Ft. Belvoir, Va. on Jan. Second Class Robert L. Molloy, USN, Luther Molloy of Perkins, arrived in mtnam Naval Suppert Activity, Saigon. rCo- Wells, telling the history of the can- The area is described by Wells as "one Sarah Campbell's talent is only partially displayed in the acrylic painting of the train on the front of the Whistle Stop. However, it is one of two 4 foot by 8 foot works the local woman has done since she began about six years ago. The second one, an oil, was done in memory of Layla Blumer who died a year ago. A brother-in-law, Cy Blumer, contacted Mrs. Campbell to do the work that was started last October and finished four days before Christmas. The paint- ing was hung behind the baptistry of the Christian Church for the dedication Dec. 26, 1976. The artist got the idea from an origi- nal painting at a Guthrie church. "I like mountains so naturally I painted them along with the river and trees," the artist said. Clifford W. Olson, rural mail carrier, was recommended by Perkins Postmaster Frank Cundiff for the Safe Driver of the Month Award based on safety performance. Olson's safety record has been con- sidered by the Safe Driver Award Committee, Tulsa Sectional Cen- ter, which selected the local carrier for the November 1976 award. He was presented a 17 jewel watch Monday morning at the Perkins Post Office by W.W. Forsythe, area safety manager, Tulsa. Olson carried mail for 18 1/2 years at Granola, Okla. before coming to Perkins to replace Roy Crabs here in 1973. He and Mrs. Olson live on Timberline Drive. In the school news, • Perkins-Tryon FHA officers who are dis- playing the FHA Bicentennial Quilt are Kelly Carroll, Ginger Sa- dler, and Jeannie Lewis. The blocks, pieced by interested FHA members last spring, contain the names of members or officers and the year. The Perkins Senior Citizens Quilters finished the quilt for the club members. • The P-T FFA team came out with team winning 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 8th in a field of approximately 80 teams at the cattle judging in Perry Saturday. Guy Rose was 2nd high individual in the entire contest and Tammy Lore was 3rd. Team members who won 2nd were Guy Rose, Randy Bostian, Waco Bridenstine, and Pecos Bridenstine. In Mrs. Casey's fourth grade, • These students were chosen best for decorating a box like the books they had read: Randy Tarlton, Mike Spillars, Monica Taylor, and Autumn Baker. * Birthdays in this class were: Jason Box, Jan. 29th; and Autumn Baker, Jan. 31. • Students will compete in the spelling bee in Tulsa on March 24 and these six students are practicing very hard to see which two will get to go: Kevin McNew, Elizabeth Ross, Autumn Baker, Ginny Bunch, Connie Rozean, and Charlotte Pitts. • Rachael McCurley's last day with us will be Friday because she is moving to Stillwater. We will miss her but hope she likes her new home. 15 Years Ago. Feb. II. 1982 After several months of auditioning, via audio tapes, pictures, and submitting a complete resume of the band's accomplishments, strengths, and abilities, Mr. Kent Taylor has proudly announced that the Perkins-Tryon High School Band has been selected, out of hundreds of bands auditioning from all over the United States, to be a participant in the non-professional's band exhibition at the 1982 World Fair. Not only the Marching Band, but the Concert and Jazz Band were selected as well. Dennis Oliver, who has been operating Casey's Barber Shop in Perkins for the past year, reports that he has purchased the shop from Ron Casey, effective Feb. 1. New residents who have made deposit for water at the city build- ing during the past week are: Debbie Watson and Kevin Haley. This week, Payne County Bank is saluting Jaudeen Rich, who teaches Title I (reading) at Tryon, as one of the many new teachers at P-T schools this year. (In case we have another big snow during the winter of 1997, here is a recipe some of you might want to save.) Snow Ice Cream Fill your cup, mug or bowl with new, clean snow. Add from I heap- ing teaspoon to a heaping tablespoon full of sugar and I12 teaspoon of favorite flavoring. Pour in enough milk to make the consistency of homemade ice cream. Stir and eat. (This recipe was in the "From Here and There" column by the late Edna Eaton W'flson.) From the Demon Dispatch • Basketball homecoming queen can- didates are: Christy Brown, Heather Skillman, Susan Petermann, Andie Showecker, and Lori Sloan. Traci Bostian and Kristian Atwood are the attendants. • This month's Students of the Month are: Traci Taylor, daughter of Robbie and Florence Taylor, and Matt Collins, son of Frank and Judy Collins. • Students in the Spirit Spotlight are: Matt Collins, son of Frank and Judy Collins, and Michael Wolfe, son of Betty Wolfe and the late Jerry Wolfe. • Play- ers of the Week are Christy Brown and Jory Hays. Her coach is Doug Scism and his coach is David Willis. Bryan Frazier is one of 816 students at Abilene Christian Uni- versity named to the Dean's Honor Roll for the fall of 1991 semes- ter. He is a 1986 PTHS grad. Apco Whistle Stop is proud to name Rev. Jeff Gill as "Citizen of the Week." Chet A. Cundiff, son of Alan and Pamela Cundiff of Coyle, re- cently completed recruit training and was promoted to Marien PFC. The 1987 PTHS graduate joined the Marine Corps Reserves in Oc- tober 1991. Talking sewing at the meeting of the Cimarron Valley EH Club on Feb. 4 hosted by Agnes Cowley were: new member Charlotte Parrick, Inez Barnes, Joyce YOungker, Verna Lee Arthur, Geraldine Allen, Fern Rice, Betty Branstetter, Opal Olson, Rosa Lynn Baker, Ella B. McCarty, and Pat Niles, reporter. Oak Grove Cemetery Association to meet The annual meeting of the Oak Grove Cemetery Association will meet Tusday night, February 11, 1997 at the Progress Community Building. You are invited to attend. Time - 7:45 p.m. In case of bad weather the meeting will be postponed one week. For information call (405) 466-2547. Lifetime Warranty On All Exhausts! Tailpipes Too! MUFFLER SHOP 1224 South Perkins Road 377-7373 Stillwater Open Early-Close Late 6 Days A Week Mufflers .Tailpipes • General Auto Repair