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The Perkins Journal
Perkins, Oklahoma
May 31, 1973     The Perkins Journal
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May 31, 1973

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4 - The Perkins Journal, Thursday, May 31, 1973 Sasser Joins One of the newest and fastest growing bluegrass music festivals in the world will be held in Round Springs Park near Disney, Oklahoma in July. Promoter Jim Pender- graft said the third annual Round Springs Festival is planned for July 20-22. Pe n de rgraft said his fledgling festival is already rivaling the well-known Hugo festival in attendance figures. He said thb year's talent includes Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, Carl Story, young banjo virtuoso Jimmy Henley, the Blue Grass Re Vue and a host of other n~onally known 'aCts. Pendergraft pointed out his facilities include plenty ~of camping space with camper hook-ups, water, doctors, rest rooms and showers. ;' f Contests for non- professional musicians will offer $1,200 in prizes. Music will start at 9 a.m. each morning, and run through the night, he said. The promoter empha. sized that jam sessions have always been an integral part of the festival, and all musicans are encouraged to bring their instruments and join in the sessions. Pendergraft said he has expanded park facilities to handle the expected record crowd this summer. He said correspondence indi- cates that bluegrass fans from throughout the coun- try have indicated their wish to attend. Round Springs Park is located in the hill country of Grand Lake. It is three miles east, I/2 mile south of Disney, off highway 28. Undergoing training to be- come an assistant cashier for Payne County Bank is Bill Sas- ser, of Rt. 2, Perkins, accord- ing to Galen Holsinger, Payne County Bank official. Before starting work at the bank, Sasser was purchasing a- gent for Swan Rubber Co., buy- ing equipment and materials used by the company. ,gasser was born in Antlers, but was raised in Perkins, gra- duating from Perkins High School in 1961. He spent three years at Oklahoma State Uni- versity studying animal science while working with Vasser Company. He said he started at the bot- tom and worked his way up to the front office as bookkeep- ing for the firm until last Sept- ember when he started work with Swan. Sasser said Perkins has been and will reamin his home. His wife, Virginia, teaches voca- tional home economics to grades 9-12 at Perkins High. They have two children, David, 10, and Robert, 11 months. I ~1111:11 ~1 ] /i I I IIIII I IIII I I _ I . II and bring it to us along with $98 in cash, check or money order and we'll open a $100 REGULAR PASSBOOK SAVINGS ACCOUNT m your name.., or we'll add the $2 and your $98 to the regu lar Passbook Savings account you already have with us. OUR $2 CONTRIBUTION COUkD BE THE START OF SOMETHING BIG FOR YOU! Liberty hderfl'I Regular Passbook Savings will aam yeu IntereSt dly in to day o~t, 5% annually, compounded continuously (no# ~ust daily) on a 265 day basis, which actually means you recpivt 5.126% Imnually. Also, you have the option of receiving interest checks monthly . . . quarterly or add te your account and compounded at the same rate. Invest or wlthckaw anytime, any amount and ~earn interest from data of depesit to date of withdrawal, Savings & Loan Association Stiliwater We do a h. t of People-Helping... We Want To Oo More! Now open to serve you in our "'temporary" building -- 232 South Main 1st ANNUAL Stillwat r Recreational Vehicles RECREATIONAL VEHICLE Free Admission--Free Parking HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT (North Sat. & Sunday, June 2 & 3, ] p.m. * Hail-crop 5~ Discount For cash. * Farmowner Package Policy. $12 acres. No charge on contents. All for * Special Homeowner Policy for Perkins. Example: $20,000 - $122.00 per year $6,000 - $49.00 per year * Boat & Trip Insurance * Regular Flre & E. C. Policies * Schools, Churches & Business Blclgs. * Auto, Truck & Pickups & Farm Deductible - $10.00 to $I00.00 ** Denotes Agent Writing Blue Cross & Farmers Union Dues - 1 year -$4.00- 5 Nearly 70,000 Families in Oklahoma SEE OR CALL W. M. Shoup Jr., Ripley pho~e Morene Willian~ Cushing phone L. Graves, Perkins phone Agency, Stfllwater **L Brixey, Perkins Farme~ s Union Tire Dealers in Payne County Combs Gibble and Caldwell Implement, Service Center, Cushing. Northern Lincoln County Tryon Skelly, Tryon CHECK OUT THE EXCEPTIONAL FARMERS UNION MEMBERS