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May 16, 1957

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Juniors Honor Seniors With Banquet April 27 The Junior class of Perkins bighschool entertained members of the senior class and other guests at the annual Junior-Sen- ior banquet held Saturday, April 27 at the Student. Union in Still- water. The theme for the occasion was Hawaflan Cruise. The meal according to an Hawaiian menu was grass shack salad with thousand island dress ing, jungle steak, "dream boats, pride of the islands, ocean rolb lovers delight, papaya juice and beach pebbles. Translated to an American menu would be veal cutlets, baked potetoes, peas, car- rots, hot rolls, cherry tart iced tea and nuts. The Welcome was giyen by Linda Baker with the entertain- ment furnished by the college. Ralph Marler gave the Will and History of the senior class followed by the speaker for the evening, Supt. J A McLauchlin. His speech was "Isle of Golden Dreams". Seniors Leave A Will Behind " We, the 1957 graduating Senior class of Perkins High School, Perkins, OkJahoma , being of soemd mdnd and body, hereby bequeath the following to the legal and appointed heirs: All the seniors will their Euri- date loquaciousness along with "30 "Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary" to the next senior class. Ralph Marler wills all the car- ben copies, complaints, tYpewrit- ing, and headaches with th( school paper to DOyal Davis and Rich Wells, and ou i nstanenous decisions to the next senior class. Mr Walls isolation booth re - served seats to Connie Pauline Kay, Dee, Anne and Karen. Virginia P&apos;s boyfriends to Paul- ine and Phyllis. Jerry Sadler wills his ways with tle gals to Rich Wells. Lydia Davis wills her dancing poise as well as her inability to dance to Doyal Davis. 2 Karlee wills her hope chest plans to Linda, Mary Lou, Marilyn and Rosella. " Carl Moore's love of trig to Leon Bateson. Darlene's cornet "ol jake", to Curtis Fisher. Berniece's inability to get" along With Mrs Frank in a more dignl- lied manner to Betty Niles. " Carol's ability in the library to Dorothy Graves. Jerry Sadiers apple polishing for grades in English to Bob Fagan. Blackie wills all his former girls to Cegil Redus. John Casey wills his cue stick to Charlie, Louis and @herman because he's always behind the 8 -ball. Virgia P's song titles for the paper o Virginia R and Trudie : T. - Jane wills her car to Kellis B. because he might need it next year. Donna's homemaking notes, cooking redpes and grades An- na (Marie). We, John, Jerry and Walter Will their spendthriftineas to Paul Evans. , We, Walter 'and Jerry, leave our oft forgotten pen and paper to Mrs Summers. We, Karlee, Berneice azd Don- ha' leave awful tricky qztlon to Mrs Frank. We, Lydia, Jane and Carl, leave our tedious 2 .degree problem assignment to Mrs Griffin. Donna and Irln leave all eir baby-sitting wih the band students to Mr. F. Evans, Also leave/the dirty band bilmg floor to Mr Evans if he ever decides to oome bk to Okla- =. homa and start farming. Ca leaves his hooky plyir to Mr Ward. Virginia and Ralph leave their old model T typewritters to Mrs "otaw. Thursday, THE PERK1NS J( ,URNAL "THE ONLY May 16, 1957 Meet The Seniors Ralph Marler I was born June 29, 1939, at Hobart, Oklahoma, son of Mr and Mrs H B Marler. Ralph has brown hair, blue eyes, 5' 8" tall and weghs 120 )ounds. His favorite movie stars is Marilyn Monroe. Favorite TV program is The Bob Cummings Show". He likes fish, liver, milk and lemon pie and dislikes eggs. He likes typing as his best sub- ject and green is his favorite color. Ralph was editor of the school paper this past ear. Virginia Potter Virginia was born July 18, 1936, daughter of Mr and Mrs J R Pot- ter, at Stillwater, Okla. She has light brown hair blue eyes, and is 5' 9" tall and weighs 120 pounds. Her favorite song and singer is "Love Me Tender" tnd Nat King Cole. Favorite movie stars are Rock udson and Jane Wyman. Fav- orite TV show is the Hank Thomp son show, She likes banana pie and ber- becue chicken td dislikes ice cream, coffee and tea. Her favorite subject is book- keeping and color is blue. ,Lydia Davis Lydia was born December 23, 1938 in Perkins, the daughter of Mr and Mrs Edwin O. Davis. She has attended _school at Perkins all her life:, Lydia was in Glee Club one year, and FHA four years. She is responsible for the Top I0 in the school peper. Lydia likes any kind of sala< and cooked carrots. Among honors she has ac- uiredis the Lions club one year award for perfect attendence. Her favorite song is Hold My Hand and singer is Doris Day. Favorite movies stars are Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. Her favorite colors are light blue and aqua. Lydia has light brown hair, hazel eyes weighs 159, and is 5' 4" tall. She plans to go to nurses training school in Kansas after she graduates. She attends the Christian church. Carol Huff Carol was born June 29, 1939, at Stillwater, the daughter of Mr and Mrs Tony Huff. She has ttended Perkins ever since her eighth grade. She is very active in FHA, where she won the FHA Home- maker of Tomorrow award, and in church work at the Gospel Center church at Stfllwater. Carol likes Walking After Mid night as her favorte songs and PatSy Cllne as a singer. Her Iavorite colo is yellow. She plarts to get a Job and g to nurses school after graduatisn. Jerry Sadler Jerry was born June 24, 1939, at Tryon, the son of Mr and Mrs Palmer Sadier. He has attended Tryon and Perkins schools. Jerry is active in FFA where he recently placed high individual in Judging. His favorite food is pecan pie. lavorite singer is Gale Storm and mong is Party Doll. His favorite color" is blue. jerry plans to work this sum- mer and go to college at Okla- homa  this fail. jerry attends the Olivet church. ee was born December SO, 1956, at Newhall, Calif., the daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Carl Young. ]Jsr many ctivim inch FHA, and Rainbow. She h won the Lions club- award for 3 years perfect attenrance. Her favorites include h-ted chicken, Perry Como, Alan Ladd, Yellow and blue and Jim lewis. She attends the Christian church. She plans to work after graduation. NEWSPAPER IN THE STATE THAT CAN BENEFIT PERKINS AND COMMUNITY" Drleen Thomlmon Darleen was born July 8, 1938, at Stillwater, the daughter of Mr and Mrs Sam Thonpson. he attended school in Phoenix a little but has spent most of her school days at Perkins. Darleen is active in FHA, Band, and basketball, where she has held offices. She has also held a class office. Her favorites include chicken, "Gone", Ver|in Husky, Rock Hud- son and red. After graduation, she plans to go to Washington and wotk. She plans to be back in the fall and go to school at A&M. Perkins, Payne County, Ok&oma 1957 Seniors Graduate Friday Evening Perkins Seniors will receive and the last school activity of church. Joe Carrier, pastor of the their diplomas Friday evenin during commencement exercises at the Community building begin- ning at 8:00 p. m. Friday will be the last day for Perkins graduating seniors with other grades being turned out Wednesday, May 29. Monday has been scheduled for class part ies and picnics, with Tuesday be- ing set aside for teachers to com- plete report cardsi and other re- ports. The students will return Wednesday for their report cards the year. Methodist church will give the The school cafeteria will serve benediction, the last meal Friday. The seniors will receive their Perkins seniors will hear Dr. diplomas from school board pre- Elmer Freneau of Oklahoma A& sident Joe Hastings. The Per- M give the commencement add- kins band will present the pro- ress. He will be introduced by cessional and recessional with Supt. J A McLauchlin. Frank Evans directing. Jane Caldwell, Salutatorian, and The seniors, with sponsors Ho111s Donna MGee, Valdictorian, will deliver their addresses following Ward and Frank Evans, will leave the invocation by Rev. Max Her- Thursday, May 23 for a weeks ner, pastor of the Christian visit in Florida. Berniece Thompson I graduation where.he wilil major Berniece was born May I0, 1939, I in some form of engineering. at Stillwater, Okla the daught-[Jane Caldwell er of Mr and Mrs Loal Thomp- I Jane was born August 8, 1938, son. [at Ripley, the daughter of Mr She is active in the Pep club, I and Mrs FloYl Caldweg.  Her and FHA. Among the honors she ] schooling includes attending Still has is the Lions Club award. She I water and Perkins schools. She is the Senior class reporter and lwill graduate as salutatorian of gossip reporter for the school ! the class. paper. Her favorite food is ice I Jane is active in basketball, cream and chocolate cake. Her I having played the last five years. favorite singer is Pat Boone, and I She was the 1956 football queen as Oonna McGee Valedictorian And ,Jane Caldweil Salutatorian "All shook up" is her song. She I well as cheer leader during that else likes Tab Hunter. Her fay-  footbl eason. Her favorite foods orite color is blue. She attends the Baptist church. Donna McGee Donna was born December 19, 1939 at Perkins, the daughter of Mr and Mrs John MCGee. She has attended PHS all of her 12 years. She wll graduate tlhs year as valedictorian, as she did in the eWhth grade. Her favorite food is ice crean Her song is You D't owe me a thing, and Pat Boene is her singer. Donna has been on the state honor roll 4 years, and Lions club perfect attendenoe 3 years. She was delegate to Girls State last year. She plans to attend A&M majoring in music. Shettends the Christian church. Waltr Riaekwell Walter was born in Perkins Sep ember 30, 1939, the son of Mr Stewart Blackwell. He has attend ed tmOl here since the first grade until the present year as senior. Blackie, as ke is called, is very active in agriculture and has won honors in JuIging,etc. He is now serving as vice-president of the  amon his favorite Include any kind of food; "AUC- toneer", Fat Boone, John Wayne and Jayne Mansfield. He plans to attend A&M after are fried chtcken, watermelon, and iced tea. Typing is her favor- ite subject al Rock Hudson her favorite mole star. She at- tends the United Brethern church at Eden Chapel where she is sec-" retary-treasurer of her Sunday School class. She lg also secretary of the senior class. Carl Moore Carl was born November 10, 198 at Perry, the son of Mr and Mrs FD Moore. He came to Per- klns in the 4th grade and con- tinued here unUl now. The first semester of hia senior year, he. attended Cortez high ahOol in Colorado. He likes all kinds of foods and his favorite class Is math. He plua to go to Jack son Miss. to work with b.ls dad after graduation. ROmd and Round" is I favorite so. #otu John was born September 24, 195% at Sttllwater, the son of Mr and Mrs John asey. ms sehool- mg includes attending Fle,nt View as weil as Perkins. He was captain of the football team th year, and is president of the senior class. He was al- district end in football. His favorite color is blue, favo- rite singer and movie star is Doris Day. 195 gradutt malors having the hi,best de a their four years r hlShwho an izlstwed abova Donaa MeG left, is val and Jane Caidwell, right, wa awMded - horlan konora  will give addrs Friday scurrying on our way Witl,ra' 1ass ltis00ry This grand and glorious class had ita beglnnlng as all other classes -- by birth. Ours took place in the years 1936-3q48-39. How well we remember the way our parents clothed us, fed  amd stood by us as we advanced to t occasion. We owe them a lot --more than we m ev to repay. How well we can remember our- mothers etting us readY for school each day, and then when it was time for the bus sending us and a pat on the bk. Our first day at school was very interesting, any of Fou re- nmnm LUe HaS hcd recall his  span]u the very first day. Jerry Sadlef"s dog wouldn't let him on the bus and had lmd of his britches leg add dldnt want to ask a lie bOY where the rest room was, 't  he knew which one she wanted. Oh memories are made of this!