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Perkins, Oklahoma
June 14, 1973     The Perkins Journal
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2 - The Perkins Journal, Thursday, June .14, 1973 The Perkins Journal Harland Wells, Editor Pubttshed every Thursday by the Perkins Publishing Company, 133 S. Main - Pqst Office Box L, Perkins, Oklahoma, 74059, Telephone 377-3599 or 547-2411 Harland Wells, Editor and Publisher Larry Maloney, Managing F~.-tSue Dodrill Bus. Manager Carl Henderson, Adv. Manager-Harry Dehls, Press Foreman Ruth Brown, Cir. Manager-Charles King, Pressman Burt Coate, Photographer-Alice Boyle, Typist Entered as 2nd class mall at the Post Office in Perkins, Oklahoma 74059. Call in your subscription, news, or classified ads today - 547-2411 or 377-3599. Randall Howard Burton, in- fant son of Pastor and Mrs. Mike Burton of Torrington, Wyo., died June 11, 1973, at the University Hospital. Graveside services were held at Torrington on Thursday afternoon. Grandparents of the youth are Mrs. Evelyn Peterson, Riv- erside, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. Ira Burton of Perkins. The infant is also survived by a sister, Christie. ;11!7 i!i' : :s: :~,~ ......... :~ ;; ;ii!!~ i~:~ ......... ..... ::., in SUPER FASH ONS Clyde Matheson Jr., longtime Perkins farmer and construc- tion worker, died Saturday, June 9, 1973, in Rosewood Manor. He was 77. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Strode Funderal Home Chapel. Still- water, with the Rev. Van Nickels and the Rev. Charles Holland officiating. Burial was in Sunset Mem- orial Gardens. He was born at Perkins, Aug. 7, 1895, the son of Jeff and Della Matheson. He had lived in the Perkins area all his life. He had served in World War I. Matheson was married to Del- la Mac Hart, Oct. 17, 1917, in StiUwater. He had served as a member of the Oak Grove Board of Education and was a member of the Assembly of God Church. He held membership in the Perkins American Legion Post and members of that organiza- tion will serve as pallbearers and make a flag presentation at graves(de. Survivors include his widow, six sons, Melvin, Elton, Max and Robert, all of Tulsa; Clyde Jr., Rt. 1, and Huel, Omaha, Neb.; five daughters, Mrs. Rosella Buckner, 22 S. Main; 'Mrs. Alma Sliger, Amarillo, Tex., Mrs. Grace Bushand Mrs. Wilma Lewis, beth of Tulsa, and Mrs. Elsie Taylor, Guthrie. Also surviving are 32 grand- children; nine great- grand- children, and three sisters, Mrs. Angle Todd, Ripley; Mrs. Ethel Crowley, Carney, and Mrs. Dorothy Price, Stillwater Nursing Home. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Monday for Mrs. John D. (Mary Jane) Bar(h, 65, who died June 9, 1973, at her home, 920 S. Lowry. The services were in Strode Chapel with the Rev. Van .Nickels as minister. Burial was in Cushing's Fairlawn Ceme- tery, under direction of Strode. She was born Sept. 9, 1908, In Western Oklahoma. She moved with her parents to Cush- Ing when she was five years old and married John D. Barth in Chandler in 1948. They came to Stillwater about 20 years ago from Cushing. Other than her husband she is survived by a brother, John Pringle of Illinois and a sister Mrs. Bertha Do(y, Shidler. Monday, June 25, 1973 - 2:00 P.M. Stillwater, Oklahoma "'Regardless of Weather" LOCATION: "'Aggie Hall Farms." From Stillwater go South or~ Hwy, 177 to Intersection of Hwy 177 and East 32nd Ave. (Steve's Farm & Home Supply), go South 1 mile then East 15 i'n~tes. Road is open on Hwy, 172. Watch fo, Auction signs LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS: SE/4 3t 19N 3E Payne Co., Okl& HE/4 6 18N - 3E. Payne Co., Okla. ALL MINERAL RIGHTS SELL WITH LAND. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: ThJs Is product=re agricultural land ]here ~s a housing develol)ment west of the land now. Good house and outbuilxJings Abundance of welt water. All fen(:es are in excellent condltioR. Seldom does a porcha.~r have the opportunity to assemble as much area ,`' (:lose |)roxil`"llty to a growing coO`'(l`'unlty for home site, developlnent, agricultural or wise .`'vestrnet~ Come prepared to be the New Owned METHOD OF SALE: Land will be sold in 40, 80, 160 and/or 320 acre IJnlts Land nl;~rked r~ow INSPECT PROPERTY: Call Aucttoneer anytime prior to AUCTION DAY or (:all J B Anglley after 5:30 l) m. TERMS & CONDITIONS: 10% Day of Auction Balance upon apt)royal of title and delivery of warranty (feed. Lat~d sells subject to Hsual load and utility easements. Land it', Section 6 sells subiect tb,~on~rvancy District No 16 Catl AtJctior~eer or Soll Conservation`' OffiCe for exact details Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY ~,uc lion Conducted by BERRY AGENCY Auctioneers/Brokers Sale Managers 101 N. Main 405-3722466 Stillwater, Okla. 3727065 Call or Write for Picture Brochure Tom D. Berry & " A~O{ iates Auc tiOneers ' STILLWATER --May was the worst month for accidental non- automobile deaths in Oklahoma since July of last year, says Dr. DeWltt Hunt, Oklahoma State University safety spec- ialist. Fifty-six persons died in each of those two months, Hunt says. The May toll was headed by 18 drownings and 11 burn deaths, and five tornado deaths --the first in Oklahoma this year-.also were recorded. Only five persons were klll-- ed by tornadoes in the state in the 10=year period t962 through 1971, Hunt says. FRESH CATCH - Charles Anderson caught this beauties on a farm pond near here Tuesday said he wouldn't tell anyone the exact location. huhT. (Journal Photo by Larry Five persons also were kill- ed in falls, three each died in plane crashes, cave-ins and were crushed to death, and two victims each were claim- ed by lightning and tractor ac- cidents. A 300 pound calf was taken from Charles Rushmore's Single deaths came in an elec- ranch Friday night. trocution, gunshot, suffocation and when a 15-year-old boy was struck by a baseball. The 18 drownings bring the five-month total to 36, compar- ed with 29 in the first five months of 1972. The falls included two fatal home accidents, two victims were painters who fell 70 and 36 feet, respectively, and the fifth was a worker in a "cherry- picker" which coIlapsed and fell 35 feet. Five multiple death accidents accounted for 14 fatalities last month. Rushmore said(he calf belong- ed to his daughter, Pam, and he remembered seeing it on his land near a corral Friday night but Saturday morning it was gone. Tall grass was flattened in the area and Rushmore said there were bits of hair cling- ing to the barbed wire. The site of the incident is almost two miles west of State High- way 177 on the Lost Creek Church road. Evidence indicates may have been tied ged through a and loaded aboard a Rushmore said. "A neighbor said ~e nosie that sounded Ill noise that sounded fire," Rushmore we found traces blacktop road near calf was taken." He said McKnight took blood to be man for the Sher ment said Tuesday ! of the tests haven ceived by their office ] Rushmore said the valued around $250. Summer@.- -- - Foreca MEN'S I WOMEN'S TOPS PANTS $4- $14.00 $4. - $14.00 ~IIIbIl4IIII~ I I~IIII$'II4I~" *SKINNY BELTS $3.00- $14.00 *OTHERS $2.00 - "HALTERS $5.00 - $6.00 *JEANS - $5.00 Plain & Ba 211 S. MAIN MON.-SAT. 10-8 p.m. FRI. 10.10 pam.