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The 0nly Newspaper In The State That Can Benefit Perkins and Community THE PERKINS JOURNAL 5c Copy nl An Item More By Bob Ev It has been reported that the Lions sold a lot of brooms Sat- PERKINS, PAYNE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA. 00lr. 0strander [Mr. Van Is President Dies In California of Continental Final funeral services were held Monday, May 13 for Clyde A. Ostrander, ValleJo California, at Eden Chapel church with Rev. Urday during their broom sale. Roy Trent officiating. Interment "O?hbtunebess:slO:oOf " cIan t hs= was in the Glenwood cemetery though, they didn't offer any I beside his wife, Jennie. adapters for the business end of I Funeral service was held in the broom. I Twin Chapels funeral home, Val x x On the way back from Cushing we saw something that we hadn't seen before. Coming over a large hill, we saw a large body of water shining in the sun. We sure took +a double take at that before it dawned on us that that must be the Cushing lake we had heard so much about. Its a pretty good size body of Water. We had no idea that there was something like that around here. Guess we have been to or through Cushing 25 times in the +Dast three years and have never seen- anything like that. Jim Lockett, a Fairfax rancher and brother-in-law of brother Bill, was down Sunday for a visit and reported that his four-year *Old son found several old milk bottles nestled in a clump of grass behind the house. He dashed for the house and reported his find i to his prents. Know what he ;' thought it was? A cow's nest! During their visit, the little boy's cousins and little sister were struggling pretty hard to Dttsh him around the block with him riding in the wagon. About a block away from the house, the pushing were practically i ,odred en tlwir nger  said, ' ' bet ;T couln't walk this far." x x Mrs Jenkns said she had it figured out how to make our +: dog take his pills. She thinks that if he is as smart as we claim jus ask him to open up and swal- low. It just doesn't work! . x x Jim Wells sends us information on the rainfall for Stillwater and area and it totaled 531 inches for the month of April. Fourteen of April's thirty days had rain, trace of rain, or snow. The total for the year to May 1 Was 10.06 inches. April had more rain than amounts the month of April during the last three years combined. x x x Polypy Day is Saturday. and the American Legion Auxiliary Will be out in force to make them available to the people of the i area to give for those who gave. +There will be a house to house! drive by the Boy scouts, and also on tle streets with lots of single Doppies and corsages. There will be three window dis- ]Plays this year. Be sure  and buy a poppy Sat- urday and help the disabled vet- ereans of the World Wars.  Mr and Mrs John Martin were SUnday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs LloYd Geer. Sunday evening guests of Mr and Mrs Glen Martin were Mr and Mrs Francis Markee. Sunday evenng visitors in the i Fred Hopkins home were Mr and Mrs Ray Sadier and family of C0000ey, Mr and :, and family of Yale Mr Oliver icks of Tryon and son, Mr NOah Hicks of Fresno, Calif., Noah flew home to be with his father :, Who has been ill. Mrs 00eer 00eived many :i lothers day gifts and cards from hr friends nd n After attending church, she was dinner guest of Mr and Mrs lich Grimm. J T called from' Jal, New Mexico, wishing her happy Mother's day and Mrs Stal CUp had a call from her son and Wife in Rioudoso, New MexlcQ. According to information re- ceived recently, a former Perk- ins resident and Perkins school graduate has been named pre- sident of Continental Oil Com- pany of Venezuela. T. A. van Griethuysen has been elected by Continental Oil Co., and Will direct operations of the Conoco subsidiary ,from head- quarters in Caracas. lejo, California, May 11. Clyde Ostrander was born near Franklin Grove, IlL, May 5, 1878 and departed this life May 9, 1957, in Vallejo, California. He lived in Minnesota for some time but moved with his wife and daughter to a farm near Perkis in 1906 where he lived un- til 1943 when he moved to Calif- ornia to be near his daughter and family. He was a member of the Perkins lodge No. 92 AF and AM for over 25 years. Survivors include his daughter Mrs Shirley Osborn one grand- son, George Osborn of VaileJo, Calif., one great-grandson, Larry McCoun, Redwood Cry, Calif., one brother and two sisters, Vernon, St. Louis., Cressie Brown, Browns viile, Tex., and Ada Heanitch, Franklin Grove, Ill. Several neices and nephews, two brothers, one sister and one grandson and a granddaughter preceded him in death. Relatives attending services here include Shirley and erie Osborn, Vailejo, Calif., Mr and Mrs Vernon Ostrander, Mr and Mrs Richard Elmore, St. Louis, Me., Mrs Ada Heanitsch and Claule, Leona and Einora of FraiJn Grove, Ill, Mrs Joe V'-+ Donna of Houston, q[ex., Raymond Ostrander, Corp- us Christi, Tex. The family wishes to thank everyone for their kindness dur- ing their recent bereavement. Sunday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Earl Hughes were Mr 1 i and Mrs Gordon Hughes of Paw- 1 huska. In the afternoon the visited IVfr and Mrs Sy Blumer, Thursday, My 16, 1957 No. 34 Vol. 67 i !Lions Will Work Monday Nigh00 Lions president J.A. McLauchl in reported a successful broom sale for the local club which/0flayl[|l U Y netted $120.34 for two activities Attend Show Recently Mrs Thelma Martin Mrs rrna Shaffer and Doris Jacobs of Coyle attended the Beauty show in Oklahoma City. Long range forecast is for short hair for the next 10 years. Guest artist was Orene Hooker and Frank Murray. Celebrates Birthday Freddie Hopkins was honored Monday evening on his birthday. Games were played and Mike Brazlel got the lucky prize, and Jo Hunt also receved a prize. /Following the opening of gifts refreshments of cake and choco- late were served to Danny and Rex Horner, Mike Sraziel, Lynn Mr Van. as he is known in Conocoland, has been responsible for SUch operations as pipe lines, product supply, product distribLt- ion, Imrchasing, transportation West, Kenny Hall, R K Ewlng, and crude oil trade. He was for- Buddy Lawrence. I2Annard and merly administrative vice-presi- Rodger Spillers, Jo and Jim Hunt, dent of transportaion and supplies Zona Gray, Susan and Sally with Continental. Shelby and Donna Sue Hall. PROCLAMATION WHEREAS. the red poppy of Flanders has been for over thirty years the offlciallv designated memorial flower of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary(, commemorating the sacrifice and the heroic service of those who in the Nation's wars gave their lives in defense of America and American ideals. AND Whereas the crepe paper replica of the poppy, made by disabled veterans in hospitals and work-ShOl sponsored by the Legion and Auxiliary, serves the double purpose of honoring the dead and aiding the living. NOW THEREFORE, as Mayor of the City I do hereby wroclaim and designate the period of May 18 as POPPY DAY in the Town of Perkins. AND DO RECOMMEND that all citizens of the comm- unity wear and otherwise display the Memorial Poppy during that time in honor of the Nation's heroic dead who gave their all for GOd and Country. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand this 15th day Of May, 1957, and caused to be affixed there- to the official seal of the Town of Perkins. WALTER MARTIN Mayor of the Town of Perkins Mr and Mrs Elmer Westfall,jr, and children of Oklahoma City and attended the funeral servces for Theodore Martin, Spending Sunday at the Lin- coln park zoo were Mr and Mrs Weaver Wright and Mr and Mrs Harry Clark. Sunday afternoon and evenfng guests of Mr and Mrs Bill Evans and children were Mr and Mrs Lloyd Evans and Mr and Mrs Jim Lockett, Jill and John, all of Farfax, Mr and Mrs Clyde Brown and children of Yale Yvonne Lacy, Bob Evans and Frank Evans. HOUNTAIM NEAR 8Y VIRTUE OF ITS SHAPE B00LIEVED TO . 00US.ED BY EROSION/ \\; ! FOR JOSEPH PIONEER LAY IN TNUME%CAME RAT 15. THOBORN, HISTORIAN, AN UNMARKED FROM PAYING/00INUITIE$ CNOCTAW5 IN O01.b FROH Hj_.s C sponsored by the group the Little league ball team and the annual Perkins Band Festival. Although rain was the order of the day for the sale that benefits both the local club and Lions international assistance for the blind, Ralph Gray reported that there was plenty of help and that this years total was Just short of the outstanding tatal of two years ago, There were forty members "nd one guest, Elmer Westfall, present for Mondays meeting. It was vot- ed to have a work night Monday evening at the Park, where con, siderable damage has been done to the posts around the, park, Howard Warren had the pro- gram for the evening, and in- troduced Judy Reynolds. a recent hit in the Band Boosters-Lions club variety show. Se did two pantomine numbers. Perk Butler reported that.egil Redus is working on a back stop for the little league ball field and will be placed Wednesday afternoon. Games have been scheduled with teams rom Still- water and other partlcpating teams in the area little league circuit. The meal for the evening con- sisted of chicken pie, green beans, egg salad, mashed potatoes, Jello and angel fOOd cake, and bread and butter. Several guests will be present for next weeks meeting following work night at the park. Theodore Martin Rites Were Lodge Has Supper The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs and their families joined forces for aovered dish dinner Monday evening in the IOOF Hall. More than 30 were present for the meal consisting of assorted meats, vegetables and desserts. Providing entertainment for the evening were Judy Reynolds and the Four Pony Tails. Miss Rey- nolds presented some pantomines of the hit tunes, "Old Fash- ioned Girl', a bubble gum skit and 'Hot Dog'. The lour Pony tails presented several popular tunes. The evening was concluded with the Odd Fellows doing the cleanup work. FIRST GRADE We enjoyed our visitors Fri- day. They were the boys and girls who will start to schOOl next year. We played games, sang songs and did part of our regular school work. Two film strips had been selected by the children, to show and they also dramatized two stories for them. We also made pictures and played with the toys, In the afternoon Mxs Evans' room invited us in to see a little ,play and we all enjoyed itverY much. Those'who visited us were T - dy Arthur, Earl Ray West Bill Matthys, Dottle Belt, Roger Oart- man Linda Sager, Jotin Br.. Jerry Reynolds, Sherry Dodrlll, Dorothy Nelson, Glen Dale Houst- on, Joe Hanes, Jennifer Clndiff, Roy Mcl)anlels, Debble Mercer, Harold Porter, Christie Case, Hap py Wells, Gary Bateson, UrY Shae. n Nottmgha and Karen Nottingham. ast week we helped Melva Spurgeon celebrate her blthd&Y, Her mother, brother and little sister brought ice cream cake and candY bars for the children. Mrs Dale Goodenough has ac- cepted a bookkeeping postlon with Stfllwater laundry. Dick Sibert called on the Wells brothers Sunday and played chess. Mr Wesley Evans left some time agofor South America. wife will fly doWn in a few weeks. l"neral services for James Theodore Martn, 47, Perkins, were held Monday at the Perkins Meth odist church With the Rev, J W Brewers and Rev. Joe Carrier officiating. Interment was in the Carney cemetery, James Mrtin was born July 1, 1909 in Imboden, Ark, the son of Dell and Laura Martin. He mar- ried Felsa Marie Westfall in Still- water in 1930 and they moved to their farm home southeast of Perkins. Survivors include his widow, his father, Dell Martin, Paden, Okla.; four brothers, GUy, Wll- burn, Elza, Luciean Martin, all of California; three sisters, Mrs Novella Hoover and Mrs Nola Cantrell, St. Louis, Me. and Mrs Elsie Davenport, Buffalo, N Y'. Dairy Burger Opens In Perkins In the past week Perkins has added a new business, the Dairy Burger, a soft ice cream and sandwich business located the first door north of Cundifrs station. Mr Roy Lyon, Stiilwater, owner is a route salesman for Duckwall Wholesale. His wife, Tiz, and Mrs Helen Wolfe are operators. Mrs Lyon was formerly em- ployed in the Student Union. They have three married sons attending A&M and one daugh- ter who plans to enroll this fall. Mrs Wolfe has two daughter and two grandsons. She formerly worked at the E1 Patio, 19th Hole Tastee Freeze and Aggie Drug. The grand opending that was hduld for last S&turday #,- been postponed untl a later date. Sunday guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Bert Hardy were their children, Mr and Mrs Ir- vln Hardy, Evelyn and Ronn/e of Velma, Mr and Mrs Doyle Hard and Cindy of Perkins and Doyle's sons of WicMta, Kansas, J D, Tommy and Dwayne, and Mr and Mrs Delbert Dodrill, Sherry and Debby of Perkins. Mr and Mrs Ed Ratter and Charlotte, who live south of Still- water were Sunday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Frank Darby, Mra- ie and Bobby. Visitnig recently in the home of Mrs Myrtle Cooper were her daughter, Mrs Lemon and lius- band and daughter of Calit. grandson, Mr and Mrs Warren Lemon and daughter of Port Worth, Texas, and a daughter, + Mrs Ernie L. Aklns of Lile + Rock, Ark. A stanley party was held Mon- day, May 6 in the home of Mrs Myrtle Cooper. Mrs Alice Booth of Peklns was the Stanley agent for the  party. iR4tints of punch end cookies were served to Mesdames Shellenbuger Miles, Rogers, Cart man, Hughes, Brewer, KL_ner, Mercer, Phillips and the hostess, Mrs Cooper and the demonsrat- or Mrs Booth. Mrs Myrtle Cooper spent Moth- er's day in Oklahoma City with her son and family, M B Cooper. Mrs Ruth Kirk went to Tulsa Monday to get Mrs Barney Allen, who returned from Paris. France. Mrs Allen will spend an exnded visit with her mother, Mrs Ethel Lowry. She has been in Europe for two years and eight months. + Mr and Mrs Joe Gibson and Mr and Mrs Lee Kirk attended the Johnny Lee Wills Rodeo in Tulsa last Thursday evening.