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April 21, 1977     The Perkins Journal
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12-The Journal Thursday, Ap 21, 1977 JUST A LINE MORE (From Page 1) city fathers can find a way to increase their appropria. tion in the future. XXX This is bridge dedication weekend in this area. Satur- day. the Robert Murphy bridge on the Cimarron River east on Highway 33. will be dedicated. You can read about it elsewhere in this issue of the Journal. Sunday afternoon, the Lee Kirk bridge on the Cim- arron River south of Perkins on Highway 177 will be dedi- cated. Although this bridge is 23 years old, it has recent- ly been remodeled an re- furbished and will be re- I ,,i,L! [ STII.I.WA'IER 377-0083 dedicated, this time in the name of Lee Kirk. Many people thought it was al- ready the Lee Kirk bridge, but at that time, bridges were not named after people, so t had no name. Sunday afternoon it will. XXX Many people who played a part in the first dedication will be on hand for Sunday's re-dedication. Numerous let- ters have gone out, and an open invitation is out to any and all to attend the event in honor of everyone's friend Lee Kirk. One of those who will have a part on the program will be Glenn Eyler, who was editor of The Journal from the decade of the 1930's through the 1940's. Glenn writes poetry and is prepar- ing one especially for this event and will read it. Following the dedication at the bridge, there will be an open house at the Junior High School activity room. "'''oouno oJT.' Needless to say, the Good Samaritan came in for his (From Page 1) "Special" subscription so puppy is five weeks old. This the wife's "assumption" is Steve's second loss since was true. Wonder who out- the dog disappeared a couple smarted who? The Journal of weeks ago. But luckily, scored quite well in that someone saw the classified case. ad, recognized the puppy **** and returned it much to This column would like to Steve's delight, pass on a thought to the Rip- MURPHY BRIDGE The reunion was short- Icy Chamber of Commerce DEDICATION lived. Although, the puppy and area residents. In regard (From Page 1) was more than adequately to the old "y" in which one using tax money for county "locked" in, the next morn- of the roads has been remov- roads as well as his part in ing he was missing. Steve's ed, the vacancy leaves an area highway projects. He reply was, "I seem to have ideal spot for a roadside worked in conjunction with bad luck with pets." How- park. the former State Representa- ever, this editor hopes Just north of the old "y", tire Allen Williamson in Steve's luck will change and the Sam Williamson home funding the Williamson soon the little black puppy place was brilliant with Bridge onHighway 108north will be home--this time--to lilacs. The abundance of of Ripley. He credits Wil- stay. color and fragrance invited liamson, as well as other of- **** butterflies, as well as pas- ficials, with being instru- One "nearby circulation serbys to enjoy this typical mentalin other highway pro- manager"--no name for country scene. Nearly all the jeers. fear of incrimination--was early day farmyards still "When I was in the Sen- pretty wise this last week. boast this most beautiful ate, it was common know- When the Journal's boxhol- blooming shrub, ledge that Payne County ders went out, his wife was How majestic the vacant needed better transportation very pleased with her paper, area, left by the former high- as well as a better in-put into Since she had been asking way branching from the this committee. The most ira- "friend husband" to sub- Riolcy "Y", could become if p0rtant thing I could do then scribe for her. she thanked planted in hearty lilacs, red-, was to get to be Chairman of him assuming the paper was buds and other perennial ha- this committee .... I began to his idea. tire shrubs and trees. It help maneuver additional HEAD GOLDSPOT ASSORTED FLAVORS  .,c. ICE CREAM .' Sl 9 Inll GALLON CALl F. LARGE PINT BOX seems soon before grass and weeds take over. The lone tree which remains might be the spot for a circular park table and benches built around it to provide shade for tourists and local resi- dents to enjoy. "O" COOL WHIPoz.T. 59 ! , gliB= -.-- cmF. sunKST lilt s.mPoo COOKED HAMS LB. $1.68 ,, :.,-OiPl.iHlp ,e  l, 4i,41 [ Food Stamps -. A A rl ilF PRICEs EFFECTIVE f IVEidON Ik I i Ii ida' It, Frh, sat. 1 Man. ! lUlL swlal'k I' im = r'l  APRIL 22 23-25th p.O,E , ,..s 547"2555 , '; ",our Friendly S&H$Ior e' OKLAHOMA } ,  . ==: . :..:=:.=  :: : e funds for the Roads and Highway Committee of which I was Chairman," Murphy told the Journal in an interview. A senator since 1963, Mur- phy was able to obtain funds for the Stillwater and Perkins areas on State Highways 177 and 33, He added his voice to the Perkins Corner's need for flashing lights a few months ago. He is still a member of the Roads and Highway Committee. How- ever, he is now Chairman of the Committee on Higher Education. His current interest in transportation is the study of rural roads which need to be built to higher standards to allow them to "stand up" for longer periods of time, he said. According to Bob Harper, Assistant resident Engineer of the Transportation De- partment, the new Robert Murphy Bridge is approxi- mately a half-million dollar project. It was begun Nov. 20, 1972 and completed April 1% 1976. CITY COUNCIL MEETS (From Page 1) limits. Houstori am state that annexation of unplatted land could be undertaken by re- questing the county to com- plete the annexation. Wells said he would ask his attorn- ey to prepare his interpreta- tion of the annexation situa- tion and would present it at the next city council meet- ing. Wells also asked about the sewer system and whether or not it met requirements and was sufficiently serving the town. It was pointed out that the sewer is meeting re- Cimarron Country Ballroom Hank Thompson and the Brazes Valley Boys. DANCE-FRI., MAY 6--ADVANCE TICKETS Dance Every Sat. Night-9-1 with Jackie Lee and the Drivers Reservstlons br 11ekets Rt. 405-62A.1201 . Sdllwat Get the heat out of attic.., it may be costing you money! Excessive attic heat may be forcing your air conditioning system to work harder, boost. ing its operating cost. Proper ventilation, plus ade- quate insulation, will help over. come that excessive attic heat buildup problem. Proper attic ventilation is quirements at the present . important in !he winter, too --- NAVEL ORANGES SHURFINE CRINKLE CUT time, butin 1982 an improve- i allowing mo,sture condensa- merit program must be com- Sl pleted to meet Fag stand- l tion to escape. . - 10 o. .00 POTATOES ,,o , ! ards. Members of the board stated that sewer problems | Provide atleast two vent open WE =.i..--.  , '//[i!i must be met and the system I ings fOr your attic -- located updated regardless of wheth- er or not more subdivisions i SO that air can flow freely. ;1 ELLIS JALAPENO I I -- v-- = I WHOLEOR CREAM STYLE I  were annexed. ']'/I IlSHURFINE 09 I I 'n'' I Weatherstrip your attic door I i (WITH BEANS) BL E 4 $1 303 S 00 The chairman of the board  i ,s) u ,oz.,ox 1,' CORN 3c,,s 1. ran asked for an executive see- t or entry place, tOO. That w,II 1 HIII I I BETTY CROCKER LAYER i KRAFT'S OLEO 'tH"wr=n= i  s,oo to discuss employee re- I help cut down on the cooling Sg'll IpA iiK-.-y ::3"-9l  lationship with the newly or- ] costs thin summer.. I IlilU -- v,'.,..--,,v :: ganized board.o. ,ozc,, 59 CAKEMIXES PAR  'il  il IXES'-m I = By using less electricity to =r-mi=w- " II | j  B =' _  CHOSEN FOR I cool y.our home this summer, '_ ''--,,, OX  ' , CAMPBELL'S " ' ' | B MEMBERSHIP IN you will reduce your operating J4i HONORARY SOCIETY i , l IPANE;AKE I Bathroom I TOMATO I GBI Lynda Graves of Perkins  costs,..andyouwlll helpcon- ; .............. 6 and Julia Heaton of Ripley ; serve the nation's energy sup- W l ! MIX 9,1 TISSUE CHARMIN I SOUP Sc..s s ].1  weremen womenamng withthe 253outstand.fresh- I ply, too. ___ I I ARMOUR S 12 OZ. CAN I * ROLL"7 I FOR I !i ing academic records have " llUlil i TRI:AT Ogi ,,4 PKG./O I ,, ,, I inbeenchsenfrmembershiPthe Oklahoma State i ' ' " I. 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