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I / ' Michael WayneLongan andJanetKay Short Engagement Announced . and Mrs. David Short announce the of their daugh- Kay to Michael Mike is the and mrs. Ermine 2, Perkins. a 1976 graduate of C. Penney's in Stillwater. Mike is a 1975 graduate of Perkins-Tryon High School and is employed at Taylor Boats in Cushing. The couple plan a Septem- ber 2nd wedding in the Cushing Christian Church School, and is and after a honeymoon at a Sophomore at Fountainhead, will establish and employed by J. a home south of Ripley. "BIRTHDAY" Bobby Miller of Carney celebrated his 8th birthday Friday, July 8 at his home. His party was planned around a circus theme and an added attraction was an appearance of the Okie Dokie clown. Those present to help Bobby celebrate were: La- Nett, Johnny and Alice Hall, Sarah Gorence, Perkins, Reid, Chasen and Phyllis Dotter, Wellston; Greg Wilson, Greg Wolfe, Ginny Wilson, Noel BantweU, Jim- my and Patsy Wilson, all of Carney, and Shelby Camp- bell of Cordell. Everyone had a great time Bobby had a. very happy birthday. CONGRATULATIONS Sincere congratulations to Richard Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Miller of Carney. Richard made the Dean's Honor Roll at OSU, Stillwater with a grade average of 3.4. He had some tough subjects and is majoring in Agriculture. NEW A-RRIVAL Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Mike Starling of Carney on the birth of a new baby son born July 6, 1977 at the Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma City. The new arrival weighed seven pounds and 11 ounces and has been named Daniel Lavell. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Martin and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Starling, all of Carney. Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Earl Starling, also of Carney. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Savage had as their 4th of July weekend guests, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Savage and girls of Midwest City, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Weiderman, also of Midwest City, Mrs. Leatha Dawson of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Marcilla Thayer and son, Jack, of Del City and Mrs. Pat Skaggs and family of Carney. SUMMER BASKETBALL The Carney Summer bas- ketball girls team completed their season Thursday night, July 7, losing to Perkins. The girls reord for the season was 5 wins and 3 losses. Their coach was Mr. Bob Bailey. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey entertained the girls Friday with a cook out and an ice cream social at their home south of Carney. Several of the Carney Assembly of God youth went to Church camp this past week at Turner Falls. Everyone have a good day Make a new friend today. Helping Hand r Club Meets FFA Dairy Team placed Place at State Ayrshire field day Stillwater, July IZ Glen Grider contest. L Jennings, Danny Shaffer, Gladys Anderson, Glen Grider, Kim Taylor, and Kelley Taylor. Not pictured, Jennifer Dodrill, Anita Westfall and Donnie Jarvis. highway area highway contracts were July 11 meeting of Department of Commission includin two for bn Cemetery on Indus. Park Perkins contracts are let the four-laning- of the Cushing-Drumright length of Highway 33. The two Cushing area contracts included 5.805 miles grade, drain and three re-enforced concrete box bridges beginning at east edge of Cushing and extending east. The Cornell Construction Co. submitted the $1,338,319 bid. Also, two bridge struc- tures within roadway limits of above project beginning at east edge of Cushing and extending east. Tway Con- tracting submitted $203,744 bid. A Lake access road over the Stroud Lake spillway was let to Honegger Construction Co. for $139,266. The bid for construction of the new Perry Highway Department headquarters building and parking lot west of Perry on SH 164 was awarded to Cummins Constr. Co. for $1,590,000. ARRIVED! All Cotton Materials Just Arrived Hand Towels 79 to 98 e Nice Colors & Styles Summer Pant Suits The Helping Hand Club celebrated the Fourth with a potluck supper on July 2 with Miss Ethel Overholt and Mrs. LuciUe Kilgore host- esses for the event. Every- one enjoyed the dinner. Mrs. Erma Elliott opened the meeting with the Club's opening prayer. The devotion was given by Mrs. Marie Level, reading "Happiness." Each letter of the word relayed a message of good will. Six members answered roll call, and one guest, Mrs. Viola Spencer. Club members sang Hap- py Birthday to Ethel Overholt and Erma Elliott. Lucille Kilgore and Ethel Overholt received birthday cards from their secret pals. Mystery package was drawn by Marie Level. "Pig in the Poke" project brought $5 and the gift was won by Erma Elliott. A motion was made and approved to change the meeting time to 7 p.m. during August and Septem- ber. The President stated the the next meeting date would be August 6 with Maurine Riggs and Erma Elliott, hostesses. Mrs. Elliott, president, brought the meeting to an end by having the members repeat the closing prayer. Those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. John Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. Artie Level, Mrs. Irene Reddout, Mr. and This 1948 Ford tractor belongs to Dale Holbrook and runs with baling wire used for spark plug wiring. Dale Town and Country Club meets The regular monthly meet- ing of the Town and Country Extension Homemakers Group was held on July 8th at the Stillwater home of Marilyn Overholt at 10 a.m. The four members pres- ent, Linda Shingleton, Bar- bara Miller, Marilyn Over- holt and Martha Bowyer, answered roll call by telling where one chapter of her life closed and another one began. After the minutes were read and approved, Presi- dent, Marilyn Overholt call- ed for business discussion. Among the items brought up was the Payne County Fair date, the kitchen work schedule and individual entries. Each one expressed anticipation :of an exciting and fun filled county fair this year ....... The annual "Summer Family Swim & Picnic" was discussed and planned. The date has been set for July 25 at 6:30 at the pool area of the J. C. Rogers addition in StiUwater. Plans were final- ized for each family to bring picnic food and supplies for themselves. Last year, we recalled, the party was a success with each family enjoying a good time of swimming and eating as well as the rich company of friends. Marilyn Overholt then presented the lesson pro- gram for July entitled "Facing Life's Personal Crisis." 1 I I __#t New Fall Shoes Mrs. R. B. Riggs, Miss Ethel 1 Overholt, Mrs. Lucille Kil- l 2k " for Back.To.School gore, and her mother Mrs. OfO Brown and Black Viola SpenCero" got Loafers - Ali'AIsot Ladies*" Fall HaVesomewherean ad ! Ct ' Shoes Are Arriving in the Journal each time it i goes to press...I 1 I i I Ready Made Wash Dresses & Knit Dresses The Perkins Journal Thursday, July 14, 1977 7 Come in and Shop explained that the cows ate the wiring. Cattle hungry farmers can't afford wiring..Photo by Cecil Acuff - We you Trading At Home r . Locally Owned & Operated TREES--SHRUBS PEST CONTROL PRETREATING om t.,t c,,,r',w.. A delicious luncheon fol- lowed the business meeting and the group adjourned until August 12th when Martha Bowyer will be the hostess. Rites for Mrs. Johnson are held Funeral services for Hazel Grace Johnson, 69, Perkins, were held at Perkins Strode Chapel on Wednesday, July 13 at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Van Nickels officiated with inter- ment at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Johnson died at Stillwater Municipal Hos- pital, July 10, 1977. She was born at Chilhi, Me., Feb. 15, 1908, the' daughter of Will and Florence Switcher. She mar- ried Forrest Ralph Johnson at StiUwater in 1925. She lived in the Perkins and Stillwater area all of her life. She was a member of the Methodist Church and was a housewife. Mrs. Johnson was preced- ed in death by one granddaughter, Carol Jean Myer, and is survived by her husband; two daughters, Betty Jean Holland, Perkins and Jeanne Johnson, Chand- ler; one brother, Wilbur Switcher, Denver, Colo.; two sisters, Mrs. Wilma Cox and Mrs. Delores Cypret, both of Denver. Pallbearers were Roy Spillers, John Dean, Charley Maser, Vern Wells, Harvey Brixey and Clay VanZandt. i llllll ker's Dry Goods A & B Goldseal Termite Co. -ms mwwZ ,- Phone After5 372-4934 547-2660 The Journal can handle your printing needs. Try Us l We Appreciate You! 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