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~j 4 - The Perkins Journal. Thursday, May 3, 1973 Jerry Sadler examines his alfalfa after being sprayed by a crop dusting plane this week. Photo by Burt Coate How To Reprent Yourself In Small Claims Court An informative, two-night, two. hour sessions each, short- course on "How to Represent Yourself in Small Claims Court" has been scheduled foi May 15 and 22, 1973, to be held in the Payne County Courthouse Conference Room 202, 7 to 9:00 p.m., according to Lester Smith, County Extension Dir- ector. The registration fee for the course if $10. per parti- cipant. You should pro-enroll through the Payne County Ex- tension Center, 372-3'163. This shortcourse is open to anyone who desires to become more familiar with the function and how to use the small claims Court. The course of instruction has been developed by and will be taught through the cooperation of OSU Business Extension. The instructors will be Special Dis- trict Judge, Richard J. Stead, of Payne County, and Dr. Glenn Laughlin, Professor of Bus- iness Law, Oklahoma State Un- iversity. The small claims Court, a Ju- dicial function of the District Court, permits litigants, if they desire, to represent themselves without the services of an at- torney. The course outline is: 1. The nature of the Small Claims Court. 2. Jurisdiction in Small Claims. 3. Types of lawsuits allowed in Small Claims Court: . Contracts (oral or written) as rental agreements, charge accounts, consumer loans, no- tes and others; b. Torts as da- mages from auto accidents and damages from other injuries to persons or property; c. Subro- gation claims; d. Forcible en- try and detainer for eviction of tenants and Collection of rent; e. Replevin of personal proper- ty; f. Any other type of suit for collection of money. 4. Lawsuits not available to Small Claims. 5. Venue as contracts, torts, corporations. 6. Preparing the forms to initiate and defend the small claims case such as af- fidavit (petition), counterclaim or setoff, transfer of case to civil docket, court costs. 7. Notifying the defendant of the suit by certified mail or by sheriff. 8. The trial -- Jury or non-jury--cost~, court re- porter---costs, witnesses--- subpoena, evidence including accounts, consumer notes , au- to accidents and others, open for discussion. 9. Preparing and filing the Journal Entry. 10. How to Collect the judgment as gar- nishment, sheriffs execution and application for defendant to appear and disclose assets. 11. Release and satisfaction of jud- gment. Those who are interested should contact your Payne County Extension Center at the Payne County Courthouse for pre-enrollment or phone 372- 3163. On April 19, 1973 we had a run. When the gml went off we ran as fast as we could to stake out our claim. But most fun was eating lunch. I was very excited when the gun went off. But Jerry was always in our way. He is very diseusting, but we had a lot of fun. Dru was a pest too! So was the fifth grade. Dayna Hughes At the Run they said "Go"! Then we went to stake our cliam. Then we ate. The boys and girls got chaste. Then we play- ed and drank coolayed and wa- ter. Then we padeour $4.00 mo- ney. Then we played again. Barbara Budzene I and Bruce staked our claim together. We threw my can of 7 up at each other. Bruce rub- bed a banana piling in my face. Chuck Holland I went to the park with Chuck, and I didn't even get caught by the cavalry. I almost fell off the merry-go-round, but I hung on. Chuck through 7Up at me. Bruce Foulkes The thing I liked the best was being a sooner and boomer. I liked to play on the mary-go- round, the swings, and going into peoples houses, and them run- ning us out. Dawn, Donna and I was going in people's forts. They thought that we were tre- spassing, but we weren't. We just thought that that wasn't any- body's place. We got to do it too. We chased Carol and Bar- bars out of our fort too. Me and Donna played on the tester tawtters. Anita All the third graders went to the park. The fifth graderstrled to catch us. I was excited at first, but the girls and I was with and I were sConers. I didn't get cotte. Daun didn't. We ate lunch at the park. The girls wore long dresses. We had fun at the park. Donna Murray At the Run we ate had fun at the R was fun at the fun swinging. fun. It was fun joyce Today l made the like buying my my land and ate mY went back to school my story. At the dirty, wind, but it I pla~ ShelleY This is how I felt' in the run. At fraid, but after a afraid at all. After got to go play. I marry-go-round came to play. me and made me the me cry. I went teacher and she a while I she was wright. and windy. The blue dirt. When I was in the my friends staked Then we ate iunct~ went to the land we got our land. down, we sat poison ivy. A it was poison ivy. I liked to run 12 o'clock and try to catch me back, Today I made lahoma. had to wait. I merry-go-round Then I ate lunch. and dusty and the potato chips the park, and we wanted. I paid the land office acres, I WaS a by fifth caught 2 times. place, It was windY' PANELING AND CEILING TILE 5% OFF on all Sale Prices Good Thursday-Friday And Saturday 6TH and Lewis 372-0012 DISCOVER HOW EASY IT IS TO INSTALL AN \ We'll show you hovy, to install an Armstrong Ceiling. It's one of the easiest home improvements you can make, and so economical when you do it yourself. as low as per sq, ft. (More YOU'VE FARM & S,