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July 26, 1973     The Perkins Journal
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i0 - The Journal, Thursday, July 26, g 1973 Chapel A lot of people visit S~luoyah,, State Parkl~tween Wagoner and Tahlequah each day, bent on catching a mess of fish in sprawling Fort Gibson lake. But on Tuesday, August 14, about 2,000 or more Oklahoma Farmers Union members and guests will converge on the park, expecting to get a messol fish already cooked and ready to eat. They wonPt be disappointed, because August 14 is the date set for the 19th annual North- east OFU fish fry---the biggest cookout held annually in Okla- homa. BIll Purkey, Claremore, of the wild flavor that so many folks likes McNamarats fish will be intermingled with blue, channel and flathead catfish caught by Joe Riggan. For years, Joe, who now divides his time between his cabin at Enterprise, Okla., and his home in Oklahoma City, was chief adjuster for the Farmers Union property insurance de- partment. His chief concern these days is running his Lake Eufaula trout lines and selling a bit of Farmers Union insurance on the side. Purkey said: "Along with cat- fish, northeast area workers northeast area secretary, said will serve beans, onions, bread most of the 1,500 pounds offsh and hot coffee cooked in a big to be served that day will be black kettle over an open fire." provided by catfish farmer (and Cold drinks will be provided cattleman) Dan McNamara of by Pepsi-Cola Bottling Corn- the Claremore-Chelsea area. party, Muskogee, and a sound However, just to add a dash truck for music and announce- ments will be in the area. Joe Campbell, Pryor, north- east president, said all Farm- ers Union members, whether they live in the northeastern part of the state, or not, are welcome to attend. Once in the park, signs will point the way. Serving will be- gin about 6:30 or 7 p.m. PERSONAL Mrs. Ida Brannon and Mrs. Ruth Stanley attended the Cim- arron Historical Society meet- ing which was held south of Cushing on Monday evening, July 16. Sunday dinner guests of the Dr. James Kirby family were Pastor and Mrs. Clifford Pol- son, St. Donna Murlin 'I_'~ ~°Q.~.o.e.~,~o~e~o~e-o-e~,~e°6~o~e°.~e°o°~%~e~o~o~o~o~-w.-~-~., e o o * ,., le,.It* .,.,1 ....oo. • * ,o° °.°°...°°°..°, .~ ............................... ,~ ~.,~,~.o~.oe~..*o o,, ,, •,, ,, * ,6.. %,, %,,.o* %o. B%%%~%.;.~.~%~%%~°.,~,~°°~%.6.~%%..%%..~%~.%~.~.~.~.~,.~..~%~..~%%~.~ ,.*.'.'°'.'.'.'.*.'.%'°'°%'..,-,.,..%-~-.o.%*...%%%%..%%-,.:.:.:*;~','.'. ~..~........u.~.i.;....-.'.......'.........'.'.-...'.-.....'......- .... • ......................................................... :.: ................ -~ ................... ... • o~ CeeeN~ i e meeoooeeoo • I o oect oe • • °. •ott, re. • el ~t • o6 • • • 6o 0 .., • • ° ~ ° o, • t • • • • °'', • • .', o. °, ° ° °..... • ° t • o, oe~'°'°~°o~°o°6"o" ~°" • ,,. ° o, e° 66 oo6 • ° e° 6 ° o° ........................... ........................................................................................................................... '""'''''" .......... :e.e.’ ::::::: ~;~ •.. , • • .%%" ~ °%%'t ..:..:::: Leasing '\ '-, % .... :-. \ *Electric Kitchen "Electric Heating • Electric Air Conditioning "Disposa//n Kitchen *Shag Carpet • Washer/Dryer Available Self-Cleaning Stove and Refrigerator Provided Fo more Mformation Call 547-2411 ~r or 133 S. Main, Perkins There were 34 church Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl and girls from Grove weekend with Mr. and vc Stanton and Mr. Joe Burton. *Everyone was sorry of the death of Pete Mr. and Mrs. and family of Rtpley, day dinner guests of Courtright. Mr. Earl Carpenter and Mrs. Larry Ohio visited Mr. and Albright and boys We are glad to Sutilff is home from the al. Mr. and Mrs° and girls visited Mr. Joe Burton Sunday guests of Mr, Don Albright were Albright, Mr. and I~Ir: Albright and Mr. and Mrs. Joe sited Mr. and lin Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. DannY and famil~ right went to the Plains sightseeing Mrs. Leveta sited Mrs. Renna day morning. BELLE Tuesday, Ricky had the stitches his face and is well to recovery. He is a boy. Miss Bonnie has been visiting parents, Mr. and Watklns in PerkinS. ed recently on 'brother, Frank wife. Mr. and Mrs. ~:Ar~':e;e~:: ; Sumpter reunion. kin have a and those who can and stay late get them. It is held Mr. and Mrs. family of weekend guests of mother, Erma, Steve Arnett. * Friends and vited to July 29th to Charbon~ Last year it was Lake. A basket served at the Mr. and Mrs. ber, Eugene, and Mrs. Jack Pampa Texas, ing relatives Earl are former • wrestlers of O.S.tL Vern Van Bebber called Saturday at Van Bebber home with them. Mr. and Mrs. AI man were Mr. and Mrs. F. It must be had a birthday got four cards. Mr. and MrS. more attended birthday Coyle Bank also Belle We never ask only I'm one Sorry to say Gallrein is a Stlllwater of our beloved bors. The Viola be sold 28t~ with the will be a