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May 31, 1973     The Perkins Journal
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PAYNE TY ons-12 Pages Vol. 83--No. 22 Thursday, May 31, 1973 Perkins, Payne County, Okla. 10 PRESIDENT - Bert Dodson, heads the fiReen group of local businessmen helping to contribute to OWth. (Journal Photo by' Larry Maloney). Wishing to attend Union Youth Camps send their names to Brixey before June to attend one of leadership training Oklahoma Farmers people get under- at Quartz 8tare Park, Altus, for in grades one through Stone, president of organization, said 300 young peopleare attend the annual Mrs. Maxine Kastl, Will again be camp camp for grade ~lldren is slated for 9 at Red Rock Canyon ~rk near Hinton. Re- fee at junior camps Per enrollee. This for both food and YOuth camp for high has been set at Red Rock Can- Park, Hinton. Check is 3 p.m. the first on the last day ends the camp. Young adults will hold their camp August 6-10 at the Lake Texoma Methodist Camp, King- ston, with check-in time after 3 p.m. n the first day. Camp will break up after break- fast on the last day. Mrs. Sherry Leach, Denver, Colo., national director of youth activities, will attend the young adult camp. Registration fee at both sen- ior and young adult camps will be $6.50. There will be no other charges. Only young people who are members of Farmers Union families may attend any of the camps. In addition to the four Okla- homa camps, National Farmers Union will hold two All-States Camps at Bailey, Colo., June 24-30 and July 8-14, Stone said. The requirement for attending either of these camps is that campers must have had four years of senior youth work~ at- tended at least two state camps, and be a high school graduate. Young people interested in at- tending any of these camps should write: Joan Barley, cretary to the president, Ok- lahoma Farmers Union, 1141 West Sheridan, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106. Forty acres of the Stau- dacher farm have been pur- chased by the newly formed Perkins Foundation for de- velopment by industries and businesses on a non-profit basis, according to Burr Dod- son, president of Perkins Foundation. The tract of land is one-half mile west of Highway 177 on Kipe Street. Dodson said the primary goal at this time is to raise $7,000 from the sale of stock to de- velop this land. "At the present time we have sold about $4,000 in stock. We need to sell another $3,000 worth of stock and are seeking participation from as many lo- cal people as possible," he said. He added the Foundation ap- preciates the support it has al- ready received from the com- munity. "The foundation will have a meeting this Monday evening following the Lion's meeting and some important announcements will be made," Dodson said. "The public Is invited to at- tend." The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Per- kins Lion's Den. "The Perkins Foundation is made up of 15 area men era- powered by its articles of in- corporation to assist the bus- iness community, industrial community, their employees, residents and all aspects of the growth and betterment of the community," Dodsen explained. All the members of the found- ation are graduates of an In- dustrial Development Training Course conducted by Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company. Richard Mangold, local re- presentative for e.G. & E., was instrumental in arranging for Reese Van Horn of the com- panies Industrial Department to instruct the course, Dodson said. All girls, grades 3 through 12, who are interested in play-- lng on a softball team this sum- met, are Invited to attend an organizational meeting Thurs- day night, May 31, at 7:00 p.m. in the Perkins Ball Park. If enough girls show interest, ~hree teams will be made and games will be scheduled for the summer. H any girl is interested In playing attend the meeting, call Lorene Redus at 547-2390 or Vivian Fowble at 547-2774 and leave her name. Jack Stanley Ingram has been appointed Perkin's new town marshall and Leonard Leafty rehired as his deputy, Acting Mayor DeWayne Moser an- nounced Saturday. The 22-year-old, six foot three, 245 pound graduate of Moorhead State College in Min- nesota, will start work June 1. Ingrain worked with the Sedg- wick County Sheril*s Depart- ment, while attending college earning a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement, and since then as a patrolman for the Jones City Police Dept., lO- cated NW of Oklahoma City. The town council selected In- gram from a list of four ap- plicants: Earl Howard, Stillwat- er; Leonard Leafty, currently employed as a deputy, and Ken Listermanj who resigned last month along withother appoint- ed city officials. These resignations are com- mon procedur~e when a new council takes office. Perkin's town marshall will draw a $550.00 per month sa- lary and his deputy will be paid $500.00, according to Mayor Moser. In other actions, the town council hired Clyde Pyron at $4.25 per hour, not to exceed 40 hours per week to assist Jesse Batch, water superin-. tendent. m Due to open during the latter 000 to construct, but will con- singer said. part of June, the new Payne tain no new security features, He said there were twobank.s County Bank features more Holslnger said. He added that In Perkins, the Payne County working room for employees, the present bank has adequate Bank and a First State Bank~ said Galen Holsinger, bank of- protection devices and the main which stood where the newbsak flclaL reason for the new building is is under construction. expansion by adding more work-. However, In the early 192{Fsw "We don't know exactly when ing room for employees and the banks mergedandthe result wePll open, but It'll be in ap- storage for files. ~ is the present bank, With the proximately three weeks, de- merger came Merrfl pending on some minor details The present bank was con- who in 1941 and the blacktopping of thestructed in 1906 and remodeled of the~k, and'. perking' lot," Holsinger said. in 1952, when new furnish.,ed it to The new building cost $160,- ings and vaultswert|added, Hol- over m~ million