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June 14, 1973     The Perkins Journal
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PAYNE TY ions-16 Pages Vol. 83--No. 24 Thursday, June 14, 1973 Perkins, Payne County, Okla. 10 The first load of wheat of the 1973 harvest arrived at Ahrberg Mill at 10:00 oWclock Saturday morning, June 9. The wheat was cut and brought in by Delbert Dodrlll from his farm five miles south of Perkins. In the photo below Lorene Jacks is taking a sample for weight and moisture content. This particular load tested 11 percent moisture content. About 500 bushels had been brought in by early Monday morn- ing. Wheat farmers in the area have great expectations for this years harvest, with a bumper crop to be cut and good weather holdlngo waves of grain spread Oklahoma once again as take to the fields in annual wheat harvest. Full heads bob In the warm sun under clear blue waiting for the corn- and trucks to invade their Wheat harvest In Ok- is like waking up on morning. The activ-- tumult the urgency that You want to open all the at once. The rush, the compulsion the wheat must be in the graineries before the first dark "cloud forms. Oklahoma comes alive in June. Combines have come a long way, as the picture belowtesti-- ties. This photograph was taken about 1920 south of Perkins. The steam powered giant belonged to Charley Johnson and reaped many acres of grain before it was put to rest. TodayPs air conditioned, diesel powered machines attest the degree of greatness America has attained in less than 50 years. ...... : ..................... : ................................. I I II This Week's Oklahoma Tax Commis- sion Report ................. Pg:ge 3 Cushing Review ............ Page ~ & 5 Feature W. N. Baker Dry Goods .. Page 4 & 5 Parks and Recreation Board Consider TenAcre Park ................... Page 6 About People ........... . ..... Page 9 County Court Report ........ Page II Church Directory ............. Page 12 Delmar' s ................ Page 16 II I I III t