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April 7, 1932     The Perkins Journal
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"< / CThe Perkins J'ourna'00, VOLUME 42 PERKINS, PAYNE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1932 NUMBER 2 7 Large Crowd Here To Trade And Attend Program One of the largest crowds that has been in Perkins for the past two years was here Saturday, according to several of the mer- chants. Main street was lined two deep with cars for three blocks and sidewalks swarmed with the milling crowd. Stores were jammed with customers and clerks wore the harrased look that has not been seen for years. Between 250 and 300 persons attended the program at the com munity hall Saturday afternoon. The program was well presented by the high school students who took part. The public speaking class gave a short one act play that was well received by the audience The Givic Club wish to think Mrs. R. W. Holbrook, Mrs. C. W. Roos and Miss Jenkins for the fine program and help they gave to make that day a big sucess. The F. F. O. club will present a program at 2:30 at the com- munity hall week from this com- ing Saturday, April 16, J O MISS JOHNSON FOR CO. SUPERINTENDENT Miss Norma N. Johnson is an- nouncinli her candidacy for County Superintendent, in this issue of the Perkins Journal. She is running on the Democrat ticket Miss Johnson is a teacher in the Cushing High school, where she has been teaching for the past nine years. She has had a wide range of experience in the teach- ing line, having taught in Okla- homa for the past 17 years. Her experience covers rural, grades. town and high schools. Besides her teaching she has had five years experience as bookkeeper. She will be familiar with all the workings of the superintendent  office and will be able to step in, if she ts elected, and take immedi ate command of the work. Miss Johnson is a tax payer in i this county and is very much in. terested in reducing taxes. She stands for reducing taxes in any I poible with out imparing the effency of the school. ANE XPLANATION Some of our readers did not understand the meaning of the figures that were printed qbout the school election last week. It was printed that there were 190 votes cast for the 15 mill levy, 74 f(r the 12 mill levy and 1 vote for a 7 mill leavy. We added the regular state levy of 5 mills to the number ot excess mills voted. There were 190 votes cast for a 10 mill excess levy, 74 for a 7 mill A STORY WITH A MORAL Saturday some of the farmers here thought that they were being 'worked' on their cream prices. It had been advertised that cream would be bought fro' one cent over market price, and Fri- day the price dropped two cents. Several thought that this was a dodge to prevent paying the extra cent. Some took their cream to Stillwater and found that they could get only 16 cents there. Many brought it back to Perkins and sold it here for 17 cents. They drove 22 miles just for the airing. Moral to this story-- well, it is easy to guess. ill H i $20.00 In Prizes To Be excess levy and one vote for a 2 mill excess levy. i 8PRINGHILL LITERARY the commercial club is spon- -- , I raring a series of programs pre- A large crowd attended the re- ..... ......... I sented by the different clubs, gmar meeung oz prlng rim Lm' .... Hi I school htertes and other orgamzatmns erary at the Spring 1 in the Perkins trade district and house. The program was well is offering twenty dollars in Given For The Best Program the following manner; 25 percent for attendance, 35 percent accord ing to the reception of the aud- ience by ballot which will be dis. t='ibuted among the audience, and 30 percent for presentation, qual- presented and drew much ap. i plause from the audience. Follow ing is the program. Recitation by Barbara Davis, song, Gertie Upshaw and Flaren Nicholes, recitation, Doris Rilley, Song Audrie England and Stella B. Davidson; recitation by Jewel Hicks; song by six school girls; recitation Ruth Hicks; song by Theodore Arthur; recitation by Bettie Jo Fiala; song by Arleta Gearheart; reading of paper. The program closed with a de- bate on the question Resolve; that tractors are a detriment to the country, The affirmative speaker were Vernon Boles, Cecil Durst, and Ruel Putman. Speakers tor the negative were Laym an Eng- land, Mr. Fiala and Mr. Ki rkpat trict. @ BABY IS STRANGLED BY BEDSTEAD BAILS Tommy Hays, eight.months= old son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hayes and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hayes formerly of Perkins, now living near Drum- mond, strangled to death Tues- day night when he turned over on abed and caught his head between two bars of the head poast. Enid firemen used a lung motor in an attempt to save the child. The mother found the baby gasp- ing for breath a few minutes after she had placed it on the bed apparently asleep. prizes to the two best programs. This is done to create a better community spirit, to develop hid, den talents among our neighbors and to provide free anmsement inan effort to forget "Old Man Depression" for a while. The program will be judged in ii ii ity of program ect. Three judges will be picked for the last named points. Several clubs are making ar- rangement to present their pro- gram. Filing of clubs will be done at the Journal nflice. First come first served. Can you present the best program? I II II II CHURH OF CHRIS'F We were certainly sorry Bro, Hesser was unable to be with us again Sunday. He is suffering with trouble from his heart. We hope to hear soon that hs is better There is a goodly interest being shown in Sunday school and our attendance was some better last Sunday. Bro. Roe will talk to us next Sunday morning, subject "Sab, bath or Lod's Day. Can a Man Keep the Sabbath?" Mr. Roe is a [earned student of the Bible and it will be worth your time to hear him discuss this popular subject. We are having very interesting discussions in Endeavor, and every one is showing much inter- est. Floyd Brown is our leader for next Sunday evening so every one be in your place at 7:00 o'clock and hear what he has planned for you. O Mrs. L. Hager went to Still- water last Tuesday and spent a few days with her doughier Mrs. Williams. $137.00 OF PRODUCE BROUGHT TO PERKINS SATURI)AY ,14 cans of cream and gS eases, or 2,640 dozen eggs, were sold to Per- kins merchants Saturday by farmers who came in to take advantage of the one-cent above market price offered that day for the two produets. This is quite a large increase over the normal amount of a Saturday's business. The two cream huyers paid out approximately $200.00 for the 44 cans of cream. The 88 cases of eggs which were bought at the price of 9 cents, brought in ,$237.60. This makes the total of $437.60. Arrangements are being made to have another (lay like this again. Watch for announcement of it. 53RD WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Frank Knox of near Goodnight, who have been married 53 years April 5th, celebrated the occas- ion by a family re-union and noon dinner Sunday, April 3rd, at their home. Several lovely gifts were giv- en the couple, the most unique being a book of poems dedicated to father and mother. The table was decorated with a large basket of cut flowers. All the children and grandchildren were pres- ent with the exception of Kenneth l Knox of Manilla, Phillipine Islands, i and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Spillars and i little Eloise Knox. A lovely dinner of chicken, baked ham, all kinds of cake and pie, fruit, etc., was enjoyed t)y everyone. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. At- Knew His Stuff When asked to name his favorite writer, the lad replied; "My Dad. He writes Checks." And the boy didn't miss it mile, either. It is pretty HANDY to have a DAD who can write checks. No wonder Dad was the boy's favorite author. There's nothing muchbetter than a check on the Bank, especially our reliable Bank, that has Our Fountain Is Open We have remodeled our fountain and it is tmw open for any kind of fountain drink or ice cream that you desire. We Deliver Ice Cream For that party or dinner let us supply you with ice cream SAT'DAY SPECIALS thur Beamguard of Oklahoma City, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Knox and children of Vinco, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Knox and daughter of Seward, Mr. Lee Re:d )f Guthrie, Mr. and Mrs. Verne Knox and children of Wichita, Kans., Mr. and Mrs. Otho Knox and daught- er of Wichita, Kans., Mr. and Mrs. Myrl Knox and children of Good- night, Mrs. Beryl Justice and little :son. Mr. and Mrs. "Bryan Broaddust and children of Holdenville, Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Castle and son of Wels-l ton, Miss Dolores Vincent of Edmond. All had a wonderful time visiting. M. I. Club Tea The eighth annual guest day party was held in the home of the president Mrs. Wilbur Stumbo, on Tuesday, March 29th. The affair took the form of a musical tea. The Easter motif was stressed in decorations, or- chid, green and yellow appearing in appointments in the spring blossoms F. F. O. Club To Give Program Saturday April 16 The Perkins chapter of the Future Farmers of America will present a program at the com- munity hall Saturday April 16 at 2:30 o'clock. They are featuring old time songs and quitar music, one act plays and education De- monstrations. This will be the first progam in the contest spon- sored by the commercial club. Following is the tenative prog- ram; The Lonesome Cowboy- Song with guitar acc. Hiranis Hired ttands--A one-act play. D e ut--guitar with vocal refain. Methods or tarming--a one act play Song by the audience. Culling demonstration The Modern Farmer--musical Sketch. Fairwell to The--Song guitar ac. @ M. E. CHURCH / Last Sunday being r, issionary Sunday the attendence fell a little short of the Sunday before but collection was good A letter was read from China where we are helping two boys in ,;chool. There was a district meeting held in Cushing Tuesday after noon and night our pastor and several others attended, Don't forget prayer meeting every Thursday night the pastor i urges all those can to attend. You know you are always missed when you, miss Sunday school and church so now less be more regular, The Junior League was well at- tended Sunday night. They are starting a little contest for new members and other points to he won so come be on one side or the other. O W. C. T. U. Mrs. Edna Jones and Mrs. Francis Crabbs were the hostesses for the W. C. T. U. last Thursday at the home of Mrs. Jones. Eleven memb- ers responded to roll -.all. An inter- esting program had been prepared by Mrs. Butler, as leader, followed by a mrliamentary drill by Mrs. Rita Knipe. A committee was appointed to arrange for delegates to go to the diatrict institute April 7 at Pawnee. 1)elicious refreshments were served I>y the hostesses of fruit salad, wafers and coffee. Next regular meeting is Allril 21. Mrs. Ollie Williams will be hostess, Mrs. Blanche Carson leader; subject "Citizenship". i APRIL SPECIALS i i i Friday and Saturaay SHEETING Bleach Sheeting 9-4 29v 35c grade Brown Sheeting 9-4 25c rrade 19C PILLOW TUBING too, ;,o ll;aotlnns nrnmntlv all the time - ,_ - that centered the tea table, which wag ,t sto v,.,,,,.. ...... v- v # aL lal)18 el uaraum 111 ........... " - resl(led oyez D vlrs I-IOIDrOOK tile ........ -  P " " Y '" ' 36 inch li ,n tinish - "i_ ,, Tolle| Goods entertainment was directed bv Mrs. ' , " ' / lip s 1 Ross. One of the features "wa a [)el" yar,! i |U group of songs by Mary Ruth Hol- , ... .-.. . .-,, . iIf'g'NTDAI I00DllElbrook. The elub will meet with Mrs. 40and42meh qqn , l-,avtle 00OtltttV l:00atlK lIJl00Ik/00l00lByeronAprill2. Delegates to the peryard . fLU tJ td |1  )1I  ][ [state convention of Federated clubs ....... -1 ' Per ins. Oklahoma II k, 1  l ra Iwhieh will be held in Oklahoma City [] ' k | !April 19, 20, 21, are Mrs Stumbo Baker sDrygoods Store ,