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March 8, 1973

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Farmers and Merchants B 70th ann ank of Tryon will celebrate lversary this Saturday, March 10 from 9 tll 3. Public is invited to attend. 10, 1973, the Farmers a. bank robbery and "hitting the ~sCha~ Ltsits 70thBankyearf of Trynco- ~ertr:'w~hr:na~Oe thought the rob- .,'tory. Beginning before ut to open fire on ! *n a small frontier him. He remained an import- was surrounded by ant figure in the bank, being not us cotton country, the only a banker but a confidante and friend to all who knew him, i its surroundings have until his death in 1965. greatly during the past It is difficult to think of the s'atmosphereBUt the smallthattOWnhas Farmers and Merchants Bank Without thinking of Aria Estelle .n.Zed the bank has re- ~caOan. She began her banking ~cnanged ~07, M.C. ~oan be" ann reef as Assistant Cashier in reef With the Tryon ~a~k1957. There are few of us who his banking pro" have not sat across from her at in the Old Indian Ter- one time or another telling a Bs?kat C-uthrie in 1901 tale of woe or spilling a dream .a~ary of $25 '~" we Wish to make true. She, like .Uater in ~.-, .w l~r her husband Gerald and her t",, ~aerldi'" -,=~ year ne father-in-law Miner, is a bank- uncle's n?wa~,d worked er in the truest sense--a fin- 3ank o~ ,- dank, The ancial advisor but a friend as Lad no" ^~aerldlan. ThisWell, truly interested in the ,s'- - -~Jz--- the safe Problems and dreams of the were in the open People in the community. ne remained in Merld- In 1965, H. E. Staten, son- until 1907 When he then be- in-law of M. C. Sloan, join- associated With the Far-od the bank staff as Presid- ,,d .Me.rchantsmlul his den Bank for eat. Under his leadership, ex- y I^^_ th In 1965. tenslve remodeling has been ~, ~u~, the bank ex- izs first robbery. Completed, its capital structure has doubled, and his reputation elWedwildreadSwest like_ a page as a fair banker has become r,~_ . ~ gang oz Widespread. ~,~u Into town at ~back, blewthe -~- nig~ Daisy Rose Shelton andShar- ~ze, and on Sloan, daughter-in-law of ) loot the bank. Sloan roornlng a , Ada Sloan, complete the staff rabb,~ ~. half a block at the Bank. )~tinu.Is WinchesterThe children and grandchild- m his nightshirt, ren of M. C. Sloan have con- s el ened fire onhim!Inued t maintain an enthusias_ )ac~ and th - ' ey began uc interest in the activities of irol rods. The bandits the bank. The children are M. ~s~657, a nice loot J. Sloan, Vice- president of bhell Chemical, Danville, Calif- the h. ding a- ope Stoan Vassar, entire business --.~taer, Oklahoma; and Ver- The bank opened -aaene ~loan Staten, Tryon Ok In a sto~e lahoma. , - street. In the Words of M. C. Sloan, occur. rObbers tak- two of them cashier of Event. one at 2, 1966, Lincoln County crop failure, bank gained bringing in for the star- I Slcen's quickly re- tele. during Patriarch of this family bank, "Where but in a small town like Tryon wOuld abanker make a $10.00 loan and take a bird dog as security.- And so to commemorate the Past and celebrate the growth of this small town bank and its hopes for the future, friends and well-wlshers are cordially invited to attend this informal ~?ebration on Saturday, March 1973 from 9 tll 3. A singer, pianist, artist, and refresh- ments Will complete the gala. ON HIJACK BILL The Senate has Passed 89 to 0 a bill that would re- Place the locally financed hijack Police forces at the nation,s airports with fed- erally financed ones. The Senate version of the bill Would authorize $35million annually to cover costs. The Perkins Journal, Thursday, March 8, DWAIN DARROW REPORTS 1973 - 5 The Twin River Conference met Wednesday night, February 28, at Perkins. Schools attend- lng were Shidler, Fairfax, Yale, Mannford, and Perkins. The all conference basketball team was selected at the meeting. Play- ers selected from Perkins were Chris McCutchin and David Harmon from the boy's team and Belinda Story and Valinda McIlvain from the girl's team. Shidler's junior high basket- ball team won both the girFs conference championships. I would like to start out by saying that the Swine Industry and Type of Swine has changed very much in the past 10years. The American Housewife of to- day cooks with oils and does all of the washing with deter- gents. There is not a need for Hog Lard so the Hogs of today are bred to the meat type hog. When she buys meats, she is looking for lean meat and not fat. So I think you can see from this that there is no need for the hard type hog. So generally speaking, the higher the protein ration you Fairfax won the girl's confer- feed, when finished, the animal ence championship and Mann- will normally have much more ford and Shldler tied for thelean meat. boy's title. The next confer-Knowledge of feeding swine ence team meetings will be in the spring baseball and track including both girls and boys teams. Welding Students Take A Tour is very important from an econ- omic standpoint, for feed ac- counts for approximately 80% of the total cost of producing pork. The feed requirements of swine vary according to the i~ur- pose for which the animals are kept. The ration for finishing hogs should be different from bred gilts and sows, however, there are certain basic nutritive needs for all classes of swine. 1. An adequate supply of proteins of good quality for main- Crane Carrier Corporation tance and the building of muscle tissue. and Unit Rig & Equipment Corn- 2. A certain amount of energy for matntance and fattening. pany of Tulsa were the indust- 3. The necessary minerals for the body framework. rlal sites of an all-day tour by 4. Those vitamins that are essential for growth and well- Welding students from Central being of the animal. Tech recently. The group saw 5. Water the fabrication and assembling process in the manufacturing of Proem Needs the different kinds of trucks that both companies produce. Protein feeds are essential for maintance and building of Unit Rig & Equipment Corn- body tissue. In swine feeding, protein is most frequently the pany manufactures the largest limiting factor in the ration. dump truck in the world. Also, since protein supplements are temptations to feed too Attending the industrial tour little. The protein is of special importance for young, growing were; Fred Abbott, Paul Four, pigs and for gestating-lactating sows. Phillip Harding, Billy Ledbet- Not like most animals the hog has a remarkable ability to ter, Steve McNew, David Stap- balance their own ration when allowed a choice from which to les and Mitchell Plum of Bris- choose, also, the requirement of roughage in swine is very small tow; Randy Owens , Paul Nlc- compared to other animals. Basically there are 10 required cum, Forrest Barrett, Ronnie Amino Acids which are essential to hogs. These are needed for Harrelson, Jack McAnally, and maintance, growth, reproduction, and lactation. So it is of up Fred Mflburn of Stroud; Mlch- most lmportanct that these be included in a hogs diet. ael Bond of Depew; Rodger Da- vis and Ronald Lake of Ripley; En@l'~y Needs Paul Helfenbein and Jeff Wise of Carney; Wade McCaskey of Energy is the first essential for the necessary life processes Kellyville; Lon Purcell of Yale; of the animals. After this requirement is met surplus energy Gale Sneed of Cushing; Ronnle may be stored as body fat. The chief sources of heat and energy Smith of Mounds; John Kirby in swine rations are the carbohydrates and fats of available of Davenport; Alan Holbrook and feeds. Phil Marlow of Perkins; Char- Adding up to 10% fat to swine rations increases rate of gain, les Coleman, Michael Hamlln,feed efficiency, and hack fat thickness. Ricky Stephens and Rowsbell The younger the animal, the higher the energy is recommended, White of Sapulpa; John ByromAren't the Hog prices great.! and Robert Mackall of Mann- ford; Randy Burch and David Harless of Kiefer; Richard An- derson, Panl Brlnker and Mich. ~ ~%~,~~ ~ I ael Haskin of Drumright. The ~ :~ii Welding students were accom- panied by the instructor, Mr. Bill Lewis. LAOTI NC EFIRE The Laotians have signed a cease fire which ends a decade of sporadic warfare fought with U.S. and North Vietnamese help along the borders of Vietnam. NIXON ON FOOD President Nixon says his effort to halt the food-price spiral will have a powerful effect in the second half of the year and bring the Amer- ican consumer relief with- out cutting farm income. U.S. & CHINA The United States and China have taken a major step toward full diplomatic relations with the simulta- neous announcement that liaison offices would be established in each nation's capital. Audry Colvin shows off a 6 pound fish she caught last WedneD day. The fish was 23 inches long. (Photo by Burt Coate)