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The Perkins Journal Thursday, May 5, 1977.9 Dreams do c,ome truef J Gene Orchard we travel down the we all have hopes Here in Rip!ey, the joy of seeing a fs dream come Clemens. years Tressie had see her children up healthy, happy their education and filies of their own. Years of an uphill climb has become a Tressie also had a nice home which she never ex- to come true. Trestle the wonderful person ’as happy with the that her children grown up and doing somewhere there aaother dream working .' to Tressie. oldest son had also that someday he build a home for his all she was the was who he is and he is today. And this be just a small pay- say "Thanks Morn" work and doing me. So R. J. and his wife, Jones McBride their dream in mo- tad on Jan. 1, 1977, were able to keys to the new Mother (Tressie), ,ing the dream come since Jake was the he wanted to fulfill but at the same Lot leave out his broth- sisters. So they are process of helping landscaping and of the new home a lot of work on homestead which is aext door to the new So when Tressie's all get together she ;sent and fu- tips. 2 an open house in the new home. day was a long friend, Lurline Tressie gave each a personal tour of the It is a 3 bedroom, 2 and black brick. is carpeted with brown tones and Early American in the kitchen room. The kitch- harvest gold appli- dark ash cabinets. Tressie informed me inside decorations Lot complete, I was taken with the larger was done in d white with accent- One bedroom was white, another blue the third was td white. There is a room and double car garage which has automatic door openers. There's a sound system throughout the whole house. Present for the open house were her children, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McBride of Okla. City; Mr. and Mrs. Don Hurst, Broken Arrow; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hunt, Moore; Jim McBride, Okla. City; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cle- mens of Ogden, Ken.; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Clemens of Ripley; David Hurst and Bryant Hurst of Ft. Worth, Tex. Dr. and Mrs. Fred Mc- Bride of Iola, Kan. were unable to attend. Friends attending were: Vi Merrill, Cliff Cantrell, Bethal Craig, Ethel Gray, Minnie Devers, Larry Devers, Lorna Olmstead, Betty Mitchell, Mrs. Les Watts, Reva Man. derville, Theabelle Vincent, ENJOY A DELIGHTFUL Nelma Amey, Clois Nickel- son, Goldie Stiles, Florence A dream come true -- the Clemons homes in Ripley. Ingersol, Margaret William- The First Baptist Church at Carney will run their • church bus, to pick up any- one who wants to go to the Baptist Church, beginning Sunday, May 1 at 9:30 a.m. If you need a ride call Leon Wilson at 865-2361 or Rev. Dan Bantwell at 865-2580. EVENTS FOR THE WEEK AT CARNEY City Council-May 2 Fire Board Meeting-May 3 Extension Homemakers meeting-May 3 Masons Meeting-May 5 W.M. Meeting at Assembly of God Church- May 5 Track Meet at Carney ball field-May 6 FFA Banquet at Carney School-May 6 BACCALAUREATE The Baccalaureate serv- ices for Carney Seniors and son, Mildred Rickstrew, Eighth graders will be Sun- Florence Love, Marie Snave- ).  day, May 8 at the Carney ly, Dessie Monday, Viola and Try N to High School Auditorium, Herb Shoup, Bert Van on O s beginningatll:00a.m. Buskirk, Gene Orchard, El- Senior graduation will be lean Todd and Ray Bunney, -- May 13 with the Eighth • y N y grade graduating May 17. aU of Ripley. Marie Lozier of b ant Durbln School will be out May 18. Cushing, Dorthy Arthur of TAKE TRAIN RIDE Mehan, Loden Ball, Tummy 1 The Fifth grade class at Chesmore of Agra. Refresh- ments of cake, punch and Jones was Mrs. H. I. Jones ; Carney went to Guthrie early of Tulsa. All your Tryon Friday morning, April 29, coffee were served. The Tryon town board friends will miss you when to catch the train for a ride to Tressie, May I express meeting is tonight (Thurs.) you move. Oklahoma City, as their class how I enjoyed being in your at 7:30 p.m. Town Hall bldg. If your taxes went up and trip for the year. Their teach- new home. It may be a new All welcome to attend, you want to file a complaint, er is Mrs. Nancy Davis. home, but it is a home with The cafe next to the post you may do so at the much love and happiness tht office has re-opened and is Chandler Court house. They • BIRTHDAYS you feel when you enter the operated by Wanda Raines. are having hearings at this ANNIVERSARIES door. And it's a beautiful Christine's Rec. Center is time. Congratulations to the fol- feeling to have the honor to now operated by Mr. and On Friday, April 22, the lowing Carney community share the dreams of you Mrs. FredGates. Scouts and Cubs held a people who celebrate and your family which came Nancy's Buy and Save sleep-in at the Tryon Gym birthdays and anniversa- true. GodBless. Store is almost ready to with director Mr. Kelly in des this week: Manuel open. She is accepting items charge of the sleepless night. Savage, Julia Kinder, Homer Down To Earth on consignment. Some of the On Thurs., April 28, the cubs Smith, Carolyn Bailey, Sher- Well, everything is getting clothing will be from out of had a cook out at the home ry Anthony, Jessie Potter, back to normal after Pioneer state, Oklahoma City and Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Lonnie Savage, James Rob- Day. It was great, but I for Tulsa. Westfall. The Scout Troop 65 ert Perry, Maxie Myers, one, feel like a large weight A few .new homes have of Tryon left Friday, April 29  Stacy Galyon, Marilyn Lipke has been lifted off my shoul- started to be built north of to camp out at Will Roger and Tonya Johnson, also Mr. ders. My husband called and Town--Tryon is growing campgrounds, and Mrs. Lorn Starling on asked how everything went again. SCHOOL NEWS their anniversary. off. I said fine. He said, Mr. and Mrs. Max Burrow A hayride was held on May Godgrant hofyou "Tell everyone Hello," and had a recent visit from Mr. Friday, April 22 for the 7th many more happy ays. I said I would as I've been so and Mrs. Paul Evans of and 8th grade class. School HAVE VACA'. ION busy since the last of Febru- Cushing. will end on May 18 and you Workers at Diner Mills in ary, I know our friends think Mr. and Mrs. Charley return on Friday May 20 to Chandler had a few days off' I have forgotten where they Burrow had a recent visit pick up your report card. this past week, so the plant live and their phone number, from their daughter and her Summer is upon us again, could take inventory. The butlreallyhaven't, husband, Mr. and Mrs. I just sometimes have Marvin Martin of Wetumka, The Tryon School has had vacation was very much ap- trouble finding enough hours Ok. Last Tuesday a dinner many teachers and parents preciated. that gave of their time. We Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Sav- in the day. And (hopefully) was held at the Charley all say things and hope you age went to Guthrie last Sat- after getting the yard work Burrow home in honor of all have a fine summer, urday to visit Mr. and Mrs. and housework back in order Mrs. Burrow's niece, Verla CHURCH NEWS Bud McCorkle. They watch- I hope everything will be Morton of Tacoma, Wash. A fellowship dinner was ed the 89'ers Day parade back to as near normal as They hadn't seen each other held on Wed,, April 20 at the while there. it ever gets in the Orchard for 20 years. Other guests Baptist Church with church Mrs. Bess Holt spent a household. At any rate, a lot were Mrs. Cloetta Burrow, services following the din- week in Nicoma Park with of long hard hours were put Tryon, Pinkey Slover of ner. A three day Revival will her daughter, Kathryn Gai- in by many people for Nornco, Calif., and Harley start attheBaptistchurchon ther. Her son, Gerald Holt. Pioneer Day. So hoping to Holcomb of Okla. City. The Friday, May 6 and through brought her home and spent make next year a little eas. afternoon was spent looking Sunday which is also the night with her. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Dornan startler' thereplanningiS a nextmeetingyear'st° at old familYon TuesdaypiCtureS'April 26, a Mother's Day. So remember had as their Sunday after- Pioneer Day. cake and ice cream social to buy her a gift and tell her you love her. The service will noon guests last week, their ,, was held at the home of Mrs. he by minister Richard former pastor of Del City, Leona Waiters in honor of Rev. Thornton, and his faro- Bailey. Mrs. Ovia Waiters, who will Nothing stops the mail ilv. be moving to Arkansas. A service, here is a sample of a JR./SR. BANQUET gathering of ten of her close letter addressed to me AND PROM friends were there, Mrs. Nanvy Curbin, Tryong, Ok. The Carney Jr./St. Ban- Laura Davis gave the prayer. , and it still found me. quet and Prom was held Fri- Also present with Mrs. Floyd -o- NOW ONLY $30 nlght'a lodging at beautiful ncoln Pleza/nn :! complimentary tickets to the 0inner: Theatre (food end bayer Ie not Included) v%mpltmentary champagne or e at the Governors Club 1 hour free tennis privileges each day ;l free tickets to the CowboyHall et Fame Unl mlted swimming and relax- ng at the pool .dr) .1 3 To S Minute Drive:  . 36 hole golf course • Oklahoma City Zoo , O n,[ . 3 shopping malls Per Person Plus Tax Based On Double Occupancy Lodging for children under 16 free when staying in room with • Dine in Governors Club parents. cALL l"800/S2&1234 TOLL FREE FOR RESERVATIONS ASK FOR MINI VACATION PACKAGE PLAN /t' FOLLOW THE STARS TO lit  'k 'k • 'it"/[, lk Lincoln Plaza Dinner Theatre For Theatre Reservations Only Cell 405/528-5555 MAY 9 THRU MAY 22 "BOEING, McNAIR BeeubYul Romantic Comedy Hlff LINCOLN PLAZA INN LINCOLN BLVD., OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. 7310§ Mr. and Mrs. David Sharp,Perkins are proud to announce the birth of their baby daughter. Kelly Diane is the name chosen by the new parents. She was born at 5:45 p.m. April 24 at Stillwater Municipal Hospital, weigh- ing five pounds, 13 ounces. Mrs. Twila Hastings of Weatherford is the maternal grandmother. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil K. Sharp, Perkins, are the paternal grandparents. Mrs. Bessie Sharp, Paw- nee, is the paternal great- grandmother. "O* ATTENDED SEMINAR Mattie Lee Thompson, Perkins, attended a three day Tupperware Seminar in Dallas, Tax., Sun.-Tues. of last week. day night, April 29 in the Carney School cafeteria and gym. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Sav- age had as their visitors Wednesday afternoon, their son Lee Roy Savage and his wife, Virginia and Mrs. Sav- age's sister, Lillian and hus- band, Vic Weiderman, all of Midwest City. Also their daughter, Pat Skaggs and two of her children, Melvin and Marybell of Carney. Everyone have a Happy Mother's Day. May God Bless each Mother over our land: -O- o-S t-J-o e-J% o o-o-o • o-o-u J-o-i • OPEN •  HE YARN SHOP i.l?,).W:::.!h.°.m:', Steen & Riden PAINT SERVICE FREE ESTIMATES Interior-Exterior Painting Complete Dry Wall Service PHONE 405-372-3050 or 405-377-0980 ...... [: Tryon student wins law day essay contest Michael Turner, a fifth- grade student at Tryon Elementary recently won an essay contest sponsored by the Payne County Bar Association. His essay was one of three winning essays in the Tryon fifth and sixth grade class submitted for consideration. The theme centered on "How I Can Promote Justice." His paper was selected the winner from the Payne County fourth and fifth grade classes. Michael and his parents were honored at the Law Day Banquet, Friday, April 29. He was presented a $25.00 United States Savings Bond. Michael Turner He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Turner and the nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Tarlton, Perkins. 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