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Perkins, Oklahoma
July 12, 1973     The Perkins Journal
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July 12, 1973

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The Journal, Thursday, July 12, 1973 - 9 Second Section Miss Deborah McGee McGee Plans We Mrs. Jack K. Vassar announce the engage- g marriage Miss Deborah to Mr. Paul Spen- Son of Mr. and Mrs. Seiling, Oklahoma. g is plan- couple at St. John's Episcopal Church in Norman, Oklahoma. Miss McGee is a nursing stu., dent at OU where she has been listed on the Dean's honor roll. Mr. Ruble is a senior major- ing in zoology also at OU. He has been an active member of Phi Sigma fraternity and the OU Fencing Club. on The Tryon Alumni held their annual banquet on Saturday, June 30, 1973, at the Tryon gymnasium. They honored the class of 1923 on their 50th an- niversary. This class was the first four year classtograduate from Tryon. There are five members of the class living and four of those were present: Hershel Jones, Tryon; Floyd Jones, Tul- sa; Carl Anderson, Norman; Agatha Barger Bella, Cushing. President Betty Carder cal- led the meeting to order. The invocation was given by Rev. Floyd Jones of Tulsa. A presentation of corsages and buttonleres was made to members of the honored class and their spouses by Judge Don- ald Powers of Chandler. Pre- sident Betty Carder presented the four class members with Friendship Books, Mrs. Howard Newport McCrary, OSU Advertising senior strikes a pose dur- rehearsal Tuesday night. ~Journal Photo by Larry Maloney) rkins residents are friends is directed by Jan in the current Wagner. Music is directed by pro- Doris Breedlove. Holbrook and Lockwook are in the musical. eed, Jean Mc- are hand- Of a French girl and her puppet The part of Lilyt is played by Diana Cole Hughes. Her husband, Larry Hughes, was a student teacher at Perkins- Tryon schools. The play runs from Thurs- day, July 12, until Saturday July 21. The program simulated ate- levlsion talk panel show with Esther Perrin of Tryon as master of ceremonies. The panelist were Judge Donald Powers, Barber Cox, Chandler, Leeman Bella and Agatha Belle of Cushing and Arviile Cle- ments from Midwest City. A Charleston dance routine was performed by Linda Hall Holbrook and Debbie Mercer Lockv}ood, Perkins. Linda and Debbie gave Charleston Iris- sons to four Tryon alumni's Judge Powers, Leeman Bella, Burt Scott of Ponca City and Jay Taylor, Carney. A final Charleston demonstration was given by Ada Estelle Sloan, Tryon. Tables were decorated with white owls in graduation set- tings. The dinner served by six Tryon girls, was prepared by the school cooks. The menu consisted of ham, turkey, pot- atq salad, baked beans, green beans, relishes, tossed salad, hot rolls and peach cobbler. Group singing was led by Conrad Schreiner, Tryon. Arena Welch~ Jones, Amarillo, Texas; accompanied the sing- ing. The meeting closed with the group singing ~Auld Lang Syne." Officers elected for the com- ing year are president, Wade Cypret, Bethany; vice pre- sident, Jay Tyalor, Carney; co- secretaries, Arena Welch Jon- es and Darlene Jones Kirby, Sapulpa; co=editors, Betty Car- der and Judy S1oan Collins, Tryon. The Reverend Harvey Hick- man officiated for the double ring ceremony of Miss Debra Jean Collum and Howard W. Newport on Wednesday, July 4th at ll:a.m, in the Bennet Chapel, in StiUwater. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. CoUum, Per- kins. The bridegroom is the son of Bette Newport, Still- water, and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Newport, Perkins. Given in marriage by the fat- her, the bride wore a formal satin gown covered with alencon lace, styled with long sleeves and a full chapel train with a boufant finger tip veil of illu- sion. She carried a cascading bouquet of minat~re pink and white sweetheart roses with gypsophila and purple statice featuring a detachable white Jafflt orchid surrounded by Pink and white sweetheart roses and seafoam statice which the bride wore as her going away cor- sage. Barbara Dean of Perkins was maid of honor; Kenny Hun- ter of Moore, OK, was best man. Serving as ushers were brothers of the bride, Glenn Collum, Tichamingo, OK, and Randy Collum, Perkins. The music was played by Miss Char- lene Grant, Perkins. Assisting at the reception in the French lounge on O.S.U. campus was sister of the bride Shana ColIum, Lubbock, Texas, Belinda Story, Mary Kautz, both of Perkins, and Mrs. Laura Collum, Tichamtngo. After a wedding trip to Colorado, the couple will be living, in Still- water. Club Given Terrarium Demonstration The Together In Everything (Tie) Club met Tuesday even- ing, July 10, in the United Meth- odist Church Educational Build- ing. Guest speaker for the meet- ing was Peggy Smith of the Garden Gate, Stillwater. She gave a demonstration and talk on terrariums. Guests attending were Ver- lyada Beane, Tess Crane and Peggy Smith. Members present were Judy SpilIars, Willa Jean Casey, El- len Dickson, Llnda Doyle, Joan McDaniel, Lorene Redus, and Grenda Box. Ellen Dickson and Wllla Jean Casey served angle food cake, strawberries and punch to the group. The next Tie meeting will be heid on August 14.