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February 22, 1962     The Perkins Journal
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February 22, 1962

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i i , =,,,,, i,,, more By Roland Sodowsky FHA Variety Sh0w Planned FHANews This is just a reminder to let you know that it is FHA time ag- We'll start this column with an ain. This time we are having a apology to several FFA chapters "Variety Show." It will take place The 5c Copy The Only Newspaper in He State That Can Benefit PerL;ns and Communib/ Pe,rkins, Payne County, Okla. Thursday, February 22, 1962 Twcdve Pages Vol. 72 No. 23 in the area which are not recogn- on February 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the ized in the "FFA Extra" section community building. Perkins Girls of this week's ffournal, We had The admission is 50c for adults, 25c for high school and 15c for good intentions, but time just ran out on us, and we were unable to seventh and eighth grades and,Lose.,'- District obtain stories and pictures for grade school students. these clubs. The girls of the chapter will --AllY. ~- Oh , my aching bones---once again, we couldn't resist the urge to enter the Mixup basketball circus---pardon us, tournament-- at the local school. And once again, we're hating ourselves. It's not that we're getting old, or anything like that; they're putting the goals farther apart these days, and making the floor much (groan) harder. To make things even worse, in spite of your edit- or's desperate efforts, our team Won. That means we'll have to Play again We have a suggestion for the next game. Let's just play on half the court, fellows. Please? Huh? Pretty please? And what do you say four-minute quarters? AiM Ditz McIlvain who is refereeing the mixup games, tells us that he didn't realize what a sorry, referee he was until someone told him that he refereed about as Well as the editor played. Very funny. AiM perform skits and have different s:nging numbers. There will be an afternoon matinee for the grade school children, price, 10 cents. Circle Meets Mrs Alice Burt w~s hostess to the Susanne Circle of the Metho- dist church WSCS. Feb. 14 in her home. Mrs Theda Rainbolt a.~ist- ed Mrs Burr. Mrs Ann Cocke opened the meeting with prayer., Busiress of the circle was discuss- ed by the entire circle. Mrs Eva Harrall gave a report on the books the group is spon- soring "Jesns and The Twelve D'.sciples." Lovely refreshments of apple cake with whipped cream Valentine candy, nuts and coffee were served to the following: Mrs Ann Cocke and Charles, Mrs Eva Lea LaFollette and Kay Lynn, Mrs Gaynal Taylor and two sons, Mrs Berta Adams and son. Mrs Pat Niles, Mrs Clara Westfall, Mrs Helen Butler, Mrs Helen Arys and daughter, Mrs Eva Harral and Marilyn, Erma Br~ey and the hostesses. The next meeting will be with Mrs Ann Cocke, March 7th. WSCS Meets The WSCS of the Methodist church will meet Monday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the church to con- tinue the study course on South America. Mrs Babe FiSher of Still- George Jacob gives us a sug- gestion to prevent our daughter from spreading baby powder over the living room carpet. "Just put the can up where she can't reach it,,, he says. And where is that? On top of the house? In a safety deposit box? The way that gaI climbs makes Tarzan look Iike a sissy. The Perkins girls basketba;i team was eleminated from the district tournament Thursday night by Chandler, 38-34. The loss wound up a very" fine season for the Demonettes, who posted a 17 won, four lost record, and tied with Jones' girls for the conference championship. Marilyn Nelson hit 11 poinis, followed by Sandy Wells with oight, C.A. Duckett with six and Molly Fultz with four in the dist- rict game. For Chandler. Arletha Miller naiTed 15. Marilyrt Adkin- son had 12 and Francis Rceder 11. The Chandler girls hit 16 of 19 free throws, and over 50 percent from the field, according to Coach Jim Black. Birthday Club The Birthday club met with Mrs Bess Lewis for a covered dish dinner Feb. 16. Those present were Alpha Bow- er Gertrude Ishmael, Franie Brown. Viola Martin, Rosa Grimm Allle Stumbo. Nora Rice, Artha Fagan, Blanche Reynols, and a guest, IAda Knipe, Alpha Bower, Gertrude Ishmael, Franie Brown and Blanche Rey- nolds received birthday presents. The next meeting will be the third Friday in March at the home of Allie Stumbo. USE THE JOURNAL WANTADS BY AiM water assisted by IMza Resende, More on'tl~ "change the name. who.was ,tmim~. In mraZil Will pro. of this column" theme--Rick sent the program. Pictures w;L Clark suggests "Write This Way," be shown about Brazil that have or "Right This Way," or "Rite .been used by the Peace Corps. This Way." "I don't care how yotr Every family is invited to at- ~ell it," he says. Incidentally, tend. lck who has worked here in the' JOUrnal shop parttime for the Dust year or so, is now learning te Operate the newspaper press. This is far from being an easy job, be- cause O1' Betsy undoubtably is the ~ost cantankerous, ill-disposition- efl 'pile of scrap metal that ever ruined a ton of newsprint, So--- If YOu run across a stray thumb- ~int on your paper, or print nero there shouldn't be chalk it ~D to experience for Rick, --AIM--- Un[il Rick climbed on the press COuple of weeks ago, your editor had fed every sheet of newspript to be printed here during the past two and a half years, sometimes at two or three o'clock in the morning, sometimes at a reason- ~ble! hour of the day That adds ~P to something over" a quarter of a million sheets of paper fed thro- t~gh the press, one at a time. And :held our breath--and still do-- every single one of them. --AIM-- toSrnething which we would like fi do more of--and never seem to no the time-- is to get out and visit With the neighbors. We're al- ~Ys pleased to discover such ~'~lngs as the fine FFA--vocation- ~" agriculture building which the ~rYon high school boasts--by the WaY, one side of t~e FFA club l'Oorn . . ~. *s hterally covered with fPhies---or the photographic ta- ~nt exhibited by Cecol Acuff of ~rYn, who showed us some im- VreSsive enlargements of senior ~?s ring pictures which he had '*~el'l. Commissioner Issues Warning ~AIM-- ~ l~Iattie Lee Thompson interrupt- morning. Waving a set of plans as though they were minutes of the last summit she t01d us to keep an on Timberline drive, they're ready to start building. It's see the activity at Timber- economic rut- County Commissioner Lee Kirk Monday warned people seeking financial aid from the county to pay medical bills to "see the board of county commissioners first." Services Are Held "State laws prohibit counties from paying medical bills unless the patient first consults with the county commissioners," Kirk said. For Schlegel Kirk-al{o-~aid that several eu(- of-county patients have recently su~?nitted medical bills to the Payne county board of commiss- ioners. "These bills, of course, can- not be paid," Kirk said. Forest Valley Club Meets The Forest Valley Busy Bee club met Feb. 14 at the home of Mrs Jack Moser. A quilt was quilted for the host- ess and a covered dish luncheon was served. A get-well card was signed by those present to send to Mrs Mat- ilda Fagan. The Valentine box was opened and each one received a Valentine from their secret pal. Those present were Mrs Bessle Cole. Mrs Myrtle Courtright, Mrs Nora Fulton. Mrs Edna Mann. Mrs Goldie Lacy, Mrs Gertrude Ishmael, Mrs Allie Stumbo, Mrs Belle Elllott, Mrs Elsie Saint, It~ra Lora Hunt, Mrs Artha Fagan, Mrs Winnie Moser and one guest, Mrs R.R. McConnel. Next meeting will be Feb. 28 at tl:e home of Mrs Artha Fagan. Funeral services for Benjamin H, Schlegel, 81, Perkins, who died in a Stillwater Nursing Home Feb. 16 were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Davis Chapel of the Davis Funeral Home of Cushing. The Rev. Phillip Royle officiated with burial in the Cushing Fairlawn Cemetery. Schlegel was born at Platter- vlle, Wis., on Dee. 22, 1880. He came to Oklahoma in 1904 setthng west of Perkins where he was married to Ethel Cooper on Jan. 20, 1907. The couple moved to Cushing in 1910 and later moved to Perkins in 1937 where they have since lived. Survivors include: his widow: two sons, L.V. Schlegel, Cushing; Clovis Schlegel, Stillwater: two daughters, Mrs James Lambert, Arkansas, Kan.; Mrs Esther Sims, Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sis- ter, Mrs Ben Wedelin, Cushing. Nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive. Lions Members Hear Vocational Training Talk Perkins Lions club m~mber~ heard Karl Doss. director of the Safety Center at Oklahoma State university, speak on the topic of versional training Monday in the Lions den. Doyle Butler was in charge of the program for the evening, Doss told the Lions that vocat- ional training will help to "fill ~t gap" in the future for United States industry. He said that the ranks of the skilled worker are shrinking ra, pidly as more effic. lent methods of production are discovered, and the techician, the man "between the engineer and the skilled worker is needed bad- ly by industry today: SDA Church Plans Special Observance The Perkins Seventh Day Ad- wn'tist church will join 12,985 other SDA churches ]n holding the annual Temperanc~ Commilmor~ day Sabbath on Saturday, Feb. 24. Andrew Burion. elder of the local church, reports that on that day the entir,, membership of the churches of the denomination will be asked to sign a temperance pledge, "Realizing the importance of having my mind and body in the best possible condition for the happiness both of myself and of those with whom I associate. I therefore promise, by the help of God, to abstain from all alcoholic liquors,, as a beverage, and to try to induce others to do the same." The ,public is invited to attend the service. Weekly Drawing Winners of $1 at the weekly Perkins Merchants drawing were Bill Eaton, Mrs Lorene Crook~ Bert Mock, John Coppinger and Thelma Goforth. Other names called for $1 included Alvia Gra- ham, ~ohn Howard, Lore HunL Dennis Henry, Margaret Kno~ and Jo Haul Names for S, C, 1