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Perkins, Oklahoma
April 27, 1967     The Perkins Journal
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THE PERKINS JOURNAL PAGE TIIIIL "&apos;A,,, ing at Ft. Sam Houston, San IwltUilli Antonio, Texas. Johnson's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cundiff, Perkins. Dennis Ray Mason, son of Mrs. Viola Mason of 704 East Maple, Cushing enlisted in the Marine Corps' 120-day Delay Program today. Dennis plans to leave to com- mence his basic recruit training at. the Marine Corps Recruit depot in San Diego, California June - 2 I.   While in San Diego he will :: ::i undergo eight weeks of "boot" : training and then will receive :: ': :: an additional four weeks of ad- i vanced infantry training at the Marine Corps Base, Camp Pen- - dleton, California. ' After completing his basic re- cruit training Dennis will be assigned to one of the Marine Corps' more than 400 job spec- ialties. A. in Augs, Denn, is was enlisted at the With the 30th Marine Corps Recruiting Station 9ital, was re- in. Oklahoma City by Marine of the Gunnery Sergeant George Red- Is army unitin!dick. Selected from other n U.S. ARMY, VIETNAM and Army Private First Class Ed- On a ward C. Bloom 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon T. Bloorn, Rip- icy, Okla., was assigned to Ad- visory Team 87 March 25, ad- ree vising the Vietnamese III Corps ? tit?Vietnam. A security guard, Pvt. Bloom sent on entered on active duty last Oc- er tk and was last stationed at training at Polk, La. He received corp train- Bloom attended Ripley High School. Jaycee Jaynes Attend Pryor Aux. Meeting The North East Divisional meeting of the Jaycee Auxiliary was held in Pryor, March 16, members of the local Jaynes at- tending were, Judy Lindsey, Jeralyn Campbell, and Joan Me- Daniel. Gerry Dunbar, North East vice president conducted the business meeting. A program was presented by the Miami Jaynes on "How to plan a pro- ject." A report was given about the state convention which will be held in Bartlesville May 19, 20, and 21. Judy Pendleton, Still- water, was elected the new N.E. vice president. In addition to the 52,500 per- sons killed in traffic crashes during 1966, another 1,900,000 suffered disabling injuries The 70th anniversary of Great Britain's first traffic death was observed on August 17, 1966, by memorial services at St. Paul's Church in London, England. About 100 persons attended, in- cluding several relatives of the victim. Feminine influence is now be- ginning to be felt in the tire business. A spokesman for one tire manufacturer says that women now buy 15 per cent of tire replacements. The spokes- man says this has resulted in more attractive tire design. He also says women are more saf- ety conscious and tend to buy higher grade tires. ;'!...:.::a .... :. i i.. ".i.. <:!'ESiigiiiEii?:; :{iii21iiiii!il/::i}ii!!!:ii::i:i:!:i:!:i:i:i:i;!:i:i:? ,: . ...:::::: ;:::.>.:.:::.:\>" .... ================================ :::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ,.,, .  .. ">.':i:!:': ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: i-. ::: ..................................................... -.i.:: i-::-::.il '! i !!::i::i:!i :,i::!:: i i!i!ii::i i i .... , ] GLISTENING NEW... Something new has been added to the scene in Montreal beside the number of pavilions on the fair grounds of Expo 67. It's a glistening new metro ,-, .... o,,-d rMIro:d with modern decor and swift service. Wheel Ho!se00 Come in To See Complete Line of Mowers Farm Traetor Supply South of Stilhvater Phone Fr2-4955 hen it happened. The boy fell in! Bobby Neal .. :; Southwestern Bell .,, Fridrich The seven-year-old youngster was playing along side an irrigation canal in Ahus. The canal xvas: 7 xidened by swift currents follmving a heavy rata and the dirty, brown water rushed along in raging, torrents. -.-,,,. "" Then it happened. The boy fell h.  Bobby Neal and Carl gridrich were on thdr ay home from work. The two telephone men saw the boy slip and fall into the swirhng water. "'We knew the current was wicked and the boy: Wouldn't last lone if hc went under," recalled Neal. "We had to do something fast." Running to the canal bank, Neal removed his belt and gave one end to Fridrich, mean,a:hile anchoring himself solidly to the bank. Fridrich moved out into the rushing water, reaching for the boy with one hand while keeping at firm grip on the belt. "l got hold of him and Bobby pulled us over to the bank," said Fridrich. "The boy had gone under, ,several times and 1 was sure glad to get him out." , 1 Fortunately, the youngster hadn't swallowed enough waler to require artificial respiration, tte was soon breathing regularly. The parents latter wrote the telephone company and said they knew their son would have drowned if the two men had .not come to his rescue. t. Southwestern Bell has awarded both Neal and Fridrich a Vail Medal, the company's highest award for acts of heroism. ' We're proud of both men. Their actions in a time of trouble exemplify the highest ideals of the spirit of service among telephonc people. -.:,x , :, "'.fi:::, .: . , :-:3. i:! ]2 :" : : J