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._______ : THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, March 15, 2001 - I B I Remember by Charles Wall In the late 1940's there was a daily radio program, Monday through Friday, called the Breakfast Club. It was heard on an Oklahoma City radio station, I think KTOK, and was a nation wide broadcast over the Ameri- can Broadcasting Company net- work. It aired between 8 and 9 in the mornings. It was a news and variety type show. The had a male and female vocalist who both sang songs. They also read inspira- [lool taught by David Sasser northwest of Perkins closed tional material and had some BY for the year Mr Sasser has the reputation of being a comedy. Don McNeil was the teacher. host. I think Den's wife was on hasboughtahalfinterestintheJorgensonandMcBride the show. There was a man named Sam who gave a short Iket. Erastus Hen takes charge of his father's interest He [place of W Jorgenson. conical piece called Fiction and Fact from Sam's Almanac". s goes merrily on. Some are sus- They even had a quiet time for lhaving ral ie To date seventeen dogs have been killed prayer when they played soft three weeks, music. Don would say, "Now it aton, with his traction steam engine and faithful crew, is our prayer time. Each in his lhning grading the road from here to Stillwater this week. own words, each in his own agrba eed w doer dllYnl " 'bm ny.Swe hpShavr: : iang pray."way' bow your heads and let us ddragging this excellent road should be easily kept up in On school days I didn't get ition, to hear the show, but I did on tated at his brother's home in Tryon holidays and vacations. There was even a booklet that we sent lay. It had become worse alter he cut it while trimming a for that shows the pictures of the people on the show and the ad- Images from the past... Photos of the Perkins community provided by David Sasscr, Perkins Historical Society and Perkins Historical Museum. Perkins Town Council, May 1965. (L to R) Jack Baker; Otto Wood; Hollis Ward, mayor; Allen Creager; Melvin Sager; and Daryl Evans. Bennett took the place of Noah Spillars who was sick vertisers. fie to stand the cold, as night watchman at the bridge Sun- It didn't bother us that we Workin' cattle in the panhandle lacked the video picture that is This photo of a chuck wagon which accompanied cattle ranchers near Beaver, Oklahoma was on present day TV. We didn't provided by Jack Botts. ign desn't realize how nluch they have come to) rely on knw the difference" Botts said the photo dates ] F recJsJon , until they go without it. OG&E was doing some neces- The Breakfast Club was one back to 1908 and depicts his mg at the substation at Perkins Tuesday afternoon and of several really good radio pro- t Was off a little over three hours, n h grams that was aired back then. grandfather, H.D. Miller in the center near thefencepost. The f Stillwater, annou ce they ave,-" sr enn" elected cook was named Groendyke. erkins Journal to Bob Evans. Evans has been editor of the Crossmans since August of 1955. He worked Myron Denny, Stillwater, Urnal back shop since September 1954 when he was Oklahoma has been declared from theUnited Air Force, and enrolled in Oklahoma elected to a three year term on ............ ' "heel raduate and Okla- the Payne County Conservation District Board of Directors by high sc g the Oklahoma Conservation . s gold leaf promotion to Major. Commission, according to ] [ I [. Immediate Service I [ Mike Thralls, Executive Direc- { Professional Installation "---1 yungker, Guy Rose, Randy Bostian and Jay Davis took tor of the Oklahoma Conserva- [ Seamless Aluminum aticstrOphYcontestin inlivestCkGuthrie, judging at Central District tion Commission. Denny was Residential & Commercial Dpwney of Perkins 4-H was the big winner at the Payne the only person filing for Dis- | * Specialty Gutter --.--| trict Director Position #3. I I i ,Gutter Cleanout | [at Stck Show with a grand champion steer. Jeff '-t'h P#yn County Conserva- is barrow don District is the only local ..... . unit of government responsible t-'had Smith lost part of his third finger in a merry- for the conservation, restoration R0scoeEmerson Park. and development of LCUnty Commissioners are oetitionin the State High- Oklahoma s renewable natural tartr ent to compiete their agreement tg resurface West- " ' resources. Assistance from the tillwater to Highway 33 South. district is available.to indi- vidual landowners, groups, cit- party was given at the Westhaven Nursing Home in ies, and towns concerned about Unday, March 16, to honor Roy Bostian on his eighty- preventing soil erosion and [-,,nay. water pollution, upgrading wildlife and recreational areas, dical Corps, United States Navy, and preserving nature's beauty. [me Commanding Officer of Naval Hospital Bremerton, my tnd mdenas." Hmltlt Y rvk s: * ing at 4 tan,::e "Wake-up/tuck.in rvk. ,s - Sa ting serv' zes - Assi ar e wilh sl cifi needs skha c we. t l _ing mad mtinati m of phy al therapy trthcr ices care Health cam - tray Denny is one of five members who serve on the Board of Di- rectors. The district office is located in Stillwater, OK. nbeRhaS been selected as Rear Admiral. RADM (SEL) relieved as Commanding Officer of Naval Hospi- oland McKee, Medical Service Corps during cer- k.m _ ch 29 aboard the U.S.S. Hornet. ]s named "Perkins People" citizen of the week. Cornet Band vl reader Mar t this ohoto of the Ripley Cornet Band hoping that someone e-gnize t "the members. the ..... ,e , _e the drw" store, and the livery barn was just to the west. ;o ohw m en ln jrom sJa the p'hoto was sent to her by Jim Schatz of Stillwater. tne director, rarxer . help to identif, th members nlease write to Mary Lou Parker, 4525 Ray Road, Linden, a4 yy e ,r 8451-9401 or call 1.810.735-5730. Feature:. * & two 1. et -24Hm ty * meals * and - Planned * Call signals in bedctxwn and * Month to * Conq:d m bui gt mnds mainlmmm. * lown nl km iO is a key at Golden Oaks. Our have an nity to make new friendships and renew old ones. eow, lel lour arms, the room, and iheir own cozy aparVre, lS, are a loss for a h:MW ptace to ' Jatr al (405) 377-1114 or to see how you can el the family. Village Sti!lwater