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The Journal, Thursday, April 7, 1977-7 7!,/I /,, ! Do you recognize any of these people? 1 new people inquiring about the Cimarron Legends, the Journal to give residents an mple of some of the which will be in the history is being lost through pictures, destruction of historical sites and renno- ration of original buildings, etc. Through the stories in the book, the publishers hope to especially preserve Perhaps, readers can fill in the names in this picture which are missing and any other information that might be of interest to the Cimarron Country. Each year one realizes how much 00ng. English to visit here Friday afternoon at Co-op la view of the Congress- from the Sixth District's , Friday, April he Journal is presenting 1977 Farm Legislation Stionnaire (continued last week's Sound Off) and ranchers to before his visit: If U.S. surpluses are in reserve by farmers government assistance, A) There should be a program for two or years. B) There should ,o resale program. If the government a federal loan to assist farmers in ling on-farm storage for wheat, which of Ready Mix Concrete Dipatt'hcd Congressman English farmers? A) lncreising loan limits with higher interest rates. B) Decreasing the interest rates with reduced loan limits. C) Making loans for longer terms. D) There should be no change in the program. 9) The Farmers Home Administration has been operating an Emergency Livestock loan program for the past two years. Do you feel that this program should: A) Be continued in its present form, with less red tape. B) Be continued with higher loan limits. C) Be discontinued. 10) The National Cotton Council has endorsed the, continuation of the basic provisions of the present cotton program, with some increase in loan rates. Do you favor a loan rate for cotton of: A) 40 cents per pound. B) 42 cents per pound. C) A fluctuating annual loan rate at 85% of the four -user weighted average price of SLM 1-1/16" cotton. 11) Which of the following proposals do you feel would be most helpful to Dairy farmers: A) Set the price support level at 85% of parity. B) Increase the manufacturing allowances to reflect increased operating costs. C) Expand the financing available to dairy farmers through the Farmers Home Administration. 12) If the present peanut program is changed, which of the options below would you prefer: A) Reducing the support level. B) Reducing acreage allotments. C) A modified combination of (A) and (B). (Signed) Glenn English Member of Congress Crushed Rock & Road Aggllegates Cement & Sand Reinl'orcing Rods 372-1885 THE QUAPAW CO. 324 E. 4th. Stillwater the following loan terms would most closely meet the farmers' needs? A) 70% loan at 51/2 % interest for 5 years. B) 80% loan 6% interest for 7 years. C) 90% loan at 61/2 % interest for 10 years. 5) Taking into account the fact that too high a loan price will certainly lead to government held wheat reserves, which of the following most closely re- flects the loan rate which you think should be set for wheat? A) $2.50 per bushel. B) $2.75 per bushel. C) $3.00 per bushel. D) $3.25 per bushel. 6) There is presently a limit on what farmers can receive in government sub- sidies each year. Which of the following subsidy limits do you feel would be the most reasonable? A) $20,000 B) $50,000. C) $75,000 D) No subsidy limit at all. 7) Many farmers and small bankers are reporting a "credit crunch." Are you able to find adequate financing through exisiting insitutions? A) Yes B) No. 8) The Agriculture Com- mittee is giving some consideration to changing the loan authority of the Farmers Home Administra- tion. Of the following changes which have been proposed, which do you feel would be most helpful to ql Federal Savings and Loan Association in: Ponca City Oklahoma City Tulsa Stillwator Bartiasville Edmond .. Cushing the unwritten legends and history of Cimarron Country. Most of the material has not been edited. Some has been very slightly edited without changing the story teller's version, Much of the DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TRANSFER May 15, 1977 is the deadline for making Appli- cations for Transfer of Elementary and High School pupils from one school district to another. The Application must be filed in the office of Faye S. Dawson, County Superintendent of Schools. Her office is in Room 204 of the Courthouse in Stillwater. GIBSON'S material will be a personal or unique version as the story teller remembers it. To say the least, it should be Amy Clnstal Rites Held Services for Amy Florence Chrystal of Perkins was held at I1 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Zavier Church, with interment at Summit View Cemetery in Guthrie. Miss Chrystal died Thursday, March 31, 1977, at Stiliwater Municipal Hospital at the age of 78. A Christian Wake Service was held Friday night at 7:30 in the Strode Funeral Chapel. Miss Chrystal was born, April 27, 1898, the daughter of John and Margaret Chrystal, at Goodnight. She lived in the home near Goodnight all her life. She was a member of St. Francis Zavier Church and the Olivet Extension Homemakers Cl- ub. She is survived by one brother, Tom Chrystal of Perkins. Also surviving are two nieces, Helen Chrystal of the home and Ann Obar of Anchorage, Alaska, whom she helped raise, as well as six other nieces and nep- hews, including Mrs. Cla- rence Lambert of Stillwater. Robert Murray Funeral held interesting from this stand Robert L. Murray, 40, point, as well as nostalgic. 'passed away early Tuesday Christian Church Revival to end The Revival that is being held at the First Christian Church of Perkins, will end Friday evening April 8th. We will have with us Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. John Duree of Oklahoma City who is a music major at Midwest Christian College. He will present several songs and will lead the congregational singing for the evening. This is a very outstanding young man. Everyone is welcome to the evening services. \\;t morning in the St. Joseph Medical Center. Robert was born April 29, 1936 in Pawnee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirwin Murray. He as raised around Perkins area and received hi's education here. Hc is survived by his wife Virginia Murray of Red Rock; mother Mrs. Alice Murray of Red Rock; tour ons. Robert Jr., Don, Otis and Kirwin. Three daughters Sandra. Lori and Virene all of the home. One brother l.;mrencc of Perkins. three sisters Mrs. Esther Fields of Red Rock: Ramona Jacobsen iit' Stillwater and Cordelia Gibson of Red Rock. Funeral will be Friday at OUNT / / // the Otoe Indian Agency at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Lawrence Murray' Pastor of the Iowa Indian Baptist Miss.i3n officiating. Burial in Ihc I',mca Indian Cemetery, Poqca City. Hc was preceded in death by his father. VanArsdell Rites Held Long-time Stillwater area resident William Elmer "Jake" Van Arsdell died Saturday, April 2, 1977, at the Perry Hospital. He was 74. Services was Tuesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Lyman Eggner officiating. Burial was in the Fairlawn Ceme- tery under the direction of Strode Funeral Home. Van Arsdell was born Jan. 27, 1903, in what is now the Lake Carl Blackwell area west of Stillwater. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Van Arsdell, he attended Chero- kee School and graduated from Stillwater High School and Hills Business College in Oklahoma City. The former Carrie Triplett became his bride Dec. 26, 1927, in Perry. He worked in the office of commissioner of revenue and accounting in Stillwater until 1938, when he and his wife purchased their ranch home 15 miles north and two and a half east of Stillwater. There "2 ..... 0 0 ....... -- they operated the Van Arsdell Hereford Ranch. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Morrison. The family sug- gests memorial donations to that church. Van Arsdell was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. Surviving him are his wife and two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Long, 1121 S. Chester, and Mrs. Ruth Oyster. 1214 S. Fern. His nephews will serve as pallbearers. J i i ii i Grooms FURNITURE & CARPET 208 W. 19th, STILLWATER FR2-0508 II III :i!:iX'nen you see me" think of AND when you think .i.lof insurance hink of e { Richar d O. Trent TigerDrug Medical Center F'R2-7900 824 S.WAINUI STILI.WAIER OKI.AIlOMA CALVIN ANTHONY WAI.TER J. DELONG I [IT ]rf 1 - STILLWATER MEMORIAL GO3PANY HARSHBARGER MONUMENTS John A. Harshbarger, Owner SHAPE CARVI NG 621 E. 6th Street , :. Phone 405-372-8585 Stillwater, Oklahoma ....... = - , = - ". Box 43 901 E. SIXTH STILLWATER STORE HOURS: 9 TO 9 Mon.-Sat. 1 TO 6 Sunday MEET TELEVISION PERSONALITY 1, JIM WHITE FROM  THEY'LL BE GLAD TO ANSWER QUESTIONS,, SIGN ON WALLAC. l IRDAY APRIL 9, 10 A.M. 5P.M IN AND VISIT WITH DON WALLACE THE WALLACE WILDLIFE SHOW AND TO WIN. MISS THIS FUN-FILLED DAY OUR SPORTING DEPT. FOR DETAILS ABOUT OUR FISHING CONTEST" 11 AeM. TO 4 P.M. SATURDAY. DON WALLACE WILL DRAW THE NAMES OF WINNERS. TO BE ELIGIBLE-REGIsTER NOW THRU 4 P.M. SATURD IN OUR SPORTING GOODS DEPT. WINNERS WILl BE ANNOUNCED AND NOTIFIED. NO NECESSARY-YOU NEED NOT BE PRESENT FREE PRIZES" !!l A DRAWING WILL BE HELD EVERY HOUR FROM AUTOGRAPHS AND JUST TALK "FISHIN."