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June 21, 1962     The Perkins Journal
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.. Story on Page 5 The The Only Newlpaper ;a fhe Stab) That Can Benef;# Perk;n$ aed Commmttly |1 5c Copy Perkins, Payne County. Okla. Thursday, June 21, 1962 Eight Pages Volume 72 No. 40 ;~i i i :~:i~ : / : iL!!:!ii> : ~ Plans for Perkins' traditional Fourth of July Celebration are nearing completion for arganizat- ions sponsoring the widely-known event, scheduled July 3-4. Perkins Roundup club memberg reported Tuesday night that sev- eral roundup clubs have indicated plans to participate in a paracle s;che,'luled for downtown Perkins July 3 at 4:30 p.m. The Chandler Roundup club sent word lhat 20 or mr)re riders would be I)resen't, and Tryon, Stillwater and HarPah clubs also plan to attend. Several Perkins busine~es have indicated plans to enter floats ifi the parade, and invitations have been sen.t by the Roundulp club t-~ seven area bands to participate. Plans for the annual rodeo, set July 3 and 4 at 7:30 la.m., are nearly comp~e~ed, acco~ (tini~ ~o Roundup club members, sponsors. Featuring bull dogging, Br'ahma bull riding, bareback bronc riding, calf roping and ladies' barrel races, with $200 added money, the event, now in its eigh~ year, draws large crowds to each per- formance. General manager for this year~ roder) is Johnny Baker, and Dale Jarvis is Ar:ena director. Jessie Youngker is parade marshall. Other Roundup club officers in- clude Gene ttall, presidenl; Jerry Cos, vice-president; Margie Jarvis, s(,cre4,ary; Carl .Tarvis, treasurer; Derrel Jarvis, Dave Rush and ~Tarvoy Brixey, mrm~bm-s of the board of directors; Genieve Hall, queen; Betty Story, queen -in- waiting; Mary Coe, reporter and Elsie Grant and Erma Brixey, concession stand managers. Rodeo fans will be greeted by new bleachers seatir.g approxin> ately 1,500 people at the arena this year. The new seats were re- cently completed by the 52-mem- ber club. Supplying stock for this year's rodeo will be Leon Frakes, of Tulsa. Rodeo clowns will be Dan Little, Jenks,and Gene Rice, Mounds, Okla. A dance is scheduled for 9 pan. 1.,y :~, wilh mus,ic by Virgil Cox of Tulsa. Perkins Lions club members have planned anolher spectacular fireworks display to climax the celebration. Spon.~n'ed by Perkins merchants and individual donat- ions, the brilliant display is held immediately following lhe r.(leo ,~r. lh" F(mrth of July evening on the Perkins highschool football and baseball fields. The Lions elub will man a senses.Men stand in the area on July 4. Al~o tentatively plannrd is a litJtle league "double-header", with Perkins' two little league baseball teams playing on the afl~,rno,)n ~,1 July 4. Lions club members have scr, ed- uled a "work night" for July 2 in the Perkins city park, to ready it for visitors. Roundup club members will be wx~rking on their arena in spare time daily through July 4. Roundup club members will hold a call meeting June 26 at the club l~ouse, with all membel~ urged to attend. Working in the meat processing department at Ralph's Packtw~ com. I~any are (top to bottom) Joe Randall, cutting teaks; Mami~ Tubbs and Sara Campbell, cutting 'nd wrapping bacon. Lions Officers To Be Installed 1962.63 Perkins Ltorm ~lub ~ffl~- era will be installed next Monday ~lght at the Lions Den, it was an- aoumeed at t~he meeting Monday night. Otto Wood, Perki~ and Claude Taylor, Stillwater, members of the Oklahoma State university agric- UkUral engineeriag department, l~resented a demonstration of clos- ed-chest heart mJ~aage and n]Outh.to_mouth resuscitataon to Lions members Monday night. Using a life-like model, Taylor axed Wood demonstrated life-sav- !~g techn,iques for use m drown- ~ag, electrical shock, and other ~irailar emergencies. IAons mere- hers e~hen tried the techniques o~ models. The club voted to hold a work aight July 2 at Perkins city @ark, With sa~pper ,to be served a~t the l~rk. Officers to be installed Monday night include Roland Sodowsky. laresident; Frank Evans, firs vice- laresident: B.A. Fiolle. second ~hjiee-presiden~; Jimxnie Black, rd vice-president; C~ten Hol- ~inger, secretary-treasurer; E.L. cCat~ty, lion tamer; Bill Evans, tail twister; Melvin Sager and belma~- Niles, board of directors. Renefit Game Set The Perldns Cubs, little league baseball team, will play their n~Oms and sisters in a benefit ~)arae Sunday afternoon at the eal high school baseball dia- ~aond. Proceeds from the game will be laSed to 6inance a trip to see an Oklahoma C~ty 89'ers baseball gaane, according to Coaches Bill I)ickson and Bob Wells. Weekly Drawing Nelson Cundiff was the $5 win- net at the Perkins Merchants VCeekly drawing held Saturday. gOsie Stuhlmacher's name was al- ao called. ~I Those receiving $1 were: Earl Ughes, Nora Ful,ton, Bob Hud- ~ens, J.l. Reynolds and C.A. ~r- ;.l~n Other names draw~ were R. Jacobs, Robert Brower and "~arren Burrows. Rev. Bob Mash Assumes Methodist Church Duties Fire Damages Johnson Home Fire caused extensive damage ,,) one room and smoke and water damage to other rooms to the home of Wade Johnson. seven miles west of ~ins Tuesday morning. ~ :* ~ A defective water heater was the cause of the blaze, which oc- curred about 7:30 a.m. Perkins volunteer firemen arrived at the scene in time to prevent more ex- ..... ivo d~mage by he fire, which hal ben held in check by neigh- bors who formed a bucket brigade. A Stillwater rural fire truck also answered tne alarm. Perkins Cubs Down L&C, 13-3 The Perkins Cubs, li#.tle league 10-and-under baseball team, down- ed one of the tap teams in the league, Stillwater Laundry and Cleaners, 13-3 Tuesday evening at the local bag d~amOnd. " The game was called ~t the end of four and two-thirds inning. Winning pi.tcher was Bob Butler, who threw a two3tttter. Butler, Melvin Sager and Mike Fagan each collected two hits in the game. The local boys came up with 11 hits to two for the visit- ors. Attends Workshop Mrs Hazel Baker from Gl,endale Calif. le~t for ~er home Sunday by plane. She had been visiting Mrs Bessie Cole and other relat- ives for the past month. Mrs Glayds Mae Inman, Per- kins. was among 23 women learn- ing to create various types of hats in a millinery workshop during the past week at Nor~.hwestern State college, Alva. REV. BOB MASH Re~. Bob Mash has auumed his duties as pastor ,of t~e Perkins Methodist church. He ~ep,-ccs Rev. Robert Cocke, who has been called to the Wetumka Methodist church. A graduate of Oklahoma State university and native of Cushing, Mach recently graduated from the Perkins l~hool of Theology in Dallas, Texas. pasto~ed the Glencoe Methodist church his junior and senior year= at O~U. Food Sale Set The Methodist WSCS is plan- ning a food sale to be held ~,t the Methodist Educational building on Saturday, June 30. Advance orders for any specified food, cakes, home made breCtd, pies, chicken and noodles, salads and otaher~ will be filled. These orders may be placed by calling Mrs Delmar Niles, Mrs Ephraim Wall or Mrs Don Mercer. Mrs Oney Taylor called on Mrs Bessie Cole Mond~ even~g. Mr and Mrs O.W. Smith of Per. kins and Mr and Mrs Bob Wallace and sons of Yale recently visited In the Walh~e Smith home l]~ ~ckam~. GOIl~G UP --~ The Perkins Livestock auction ule building is undergoing a major remodeling job. When finish~d, seating capacity will be doubled, with a large lobby added, according to owner Gharles Ruehmore. Al~o, the I~uildinl'~ ~fa Will School Building Contracts Signed Preliminary construction work is expected to begl~ on the per- kins schools bttilding addition sometime next week, acordi~g to ..Th~n-~-,~C~er, o~ Ca~t;~ ~e~, struetion company, Tulsa. Perkins ~chools Supt. Duckett said Wednesday that a construction cor~tract had been signed by the Ca~er company and members of the local board of ed- ucation. Only steps remaining to be tak- en before actual eon.~truction can begin are securing of the building bonds and meeting all ins~arance equiremer, ts. including work- man's compensation, liability and .comprehensive building construct- ion insurance acording to archit. act's s~.andards by the con~ruct- ion company, Ducket~t said. be enlarged. Sl~ermln ,1~-, Gtencoe, is doing the remodeling work. Rushntor~ aaid the ale will be held on Wedmedl,vs ~"than Monday~ in the futuPet it is t=heduled to re.open June 27. t/