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. . PAGE 4 -- The Perkins Journal Thursday, July 27, 1989 Quilting Demonstrated At Library Dog Days By Zola Samples A i'Friendship Quilt" is shown for the children. This particular quilt was sewn together by ladies of the First Baptist Church Women's Mis- sionary Union (WMU). The quilt celebrates 100 years of WMU. A "Friendship Quilt" gets its name from work of friends gathering t ogether to work on one quilt. ~,eh lady in the WMU pieced their own square into the quilt. This practice, according to Perkins, dates back to th~ pioneer days when the women would meet together and work on a quilt while the men would go into the fields and work Brenda Perkins prepares to demonstrate a lap hoop to the children. The lap hoop is used to sew a particular portion of the quilt in the lap of the quilter. Quilting has been around since before the birth of Christ. At that time the quilter would use grass, wool, or straw in their quilts. ! Allen-Evans- Goodpaster Families " Gather in Chelsea for Reunion The Allen-Evans and Good- paster families gathered in Chelsea City Park for a family re- Sunday, July 23, 1989. There were 41 present for lunch arid an afternoon of visiting and getting re-acquainted. The chil- dren enjoyed swimming in the near-by city pool. ? Those present were Mr. and M~s. Jim Goodpaster, Alex and (Martha Pat Evans) Brown of: Yale; Mr. and Mrs. Willis Allen, Steven Brumfield, of Stillwater, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Evans, Stillwater, and their grandsons, J. Evans of Dallas, Texas and Jobie Dickinson of Tucson, Arizona; Mr. and Mrs. Jim (Mary Goodpastar) McCarty, Neal and Allan of Ithica, New York; Leslie Shelton, Tulsa; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goodpaster and -B-nmda Pmddns holds up a quilt that she has just finished for her cldldrmL Perkins started quilting at the age of 18. Her definition of quilt~ is "putting dlffe0mnt pieces of fabric together to make a picture." Brenda was the spedsl guest of the Thoma Willdte Library last Thurs. day, July 20, for the Children's Story Hour. At Your Library Outdoor Stage Enter. tainment Needed These books are recommended by Your dream of performing in Librarian Joyce Winston for your 'front of thousands can come true at rending pleasure and can be check- the 83rd State Fair of Oklahom ed out any time from the Thomas- Sept. 15 through Oct. 1. Wilhite Library. Openings for talented performers The Library is open Monday 9 to appear on the stage, located at elm. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through 15 Flags Plaza are still available. Friday 9 elm. to 5 p.m., and Satur- The Outdoor Stage is for various day 9 &m. to 12 p.m. acts from rock to gospel, and ADULT poetsto magicians. REFERENCE Located at the base d the Space tAn Encyclopedia of World Tower, the Outdoor Stage will History. tHandbook of showcase acts from 10 to 10 Mathematical Tables and For- p.m. weekdays and 10 &m. to 11 mulas, t 1989 Writers Handbook. p.m. wsekands through the 17 day NON-FICTION Fair. 9r Eastman's Expectant Motherhood "Each year we are fortunate to by Russell have a lineup of outstanding enter- 4rSecrets of Staying in Love by tainmenttoofferfairgoers,"accoz- Ruth Stafford Peal cling to Lynn Sannders, manager of Combat FaithbyHal Lindsey. promotions and special events for FICTION the State Fair. 4r The St'lh Vendetta by Victoria 'Where are tremendous amounts Holt. of talented Oklahomans that can W The Man in White by Johnny showcase their acts during the Cas] State Fair. We invite them to *Dragons at the Party by Jon become a part of their Fair." Cleary. Though all performances are MYSTERri~.S voluntary, performers will receive ~t The Attic and Cabin 3033 bya great amount of exposure from MarthaGrimes. fairgoers who will number 1.5 *Fatal Affair by Velda Johnston. million. Skinwa//mrs by Tony Hillerman. Those interested in performing WESTERNS should call the State Fair of ~ Rio C/tande and Fort Laramle by Oklahoma at {405) 948-6700. All Porter. performances must be suitable for family entertainment. JVV Nn NON-FICTION . Presidents of the United States series: Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, ThommJefferson, John Adams, James K; Polk, Harry S. Truman, Grover Cleveland, John F. Kennedy, James Monroe, and Andrew Jackson. FICTION ~ A Pee Wee Chr@tmas. 4rQuiet! There's a Canary in the Library by Don Freeman. *Can I Keep Him? by Steven Allison of Chelsea; Mrs. Craig friend of Miami, Florida, Mr. and (Cflive) Goodpaster, Mrs. JimMrs. Bob Evans, Perkins; LloydKello$ ( ra Snedden) Shelton, Tom, Evans, Stillwater; Mr. and Mrs. SEQUOYAH 1989-90 4r The Kid in the Red JacketbyBar- El;zabeth, Will and Mary Kate, all James (Lacy Evans) Patrick, bars Park. of Vinita; Mr. and Mrs. Mike James Robert and Danielle of ,Quit PullingMyLegastoryby (Janie Goodpaster) Snedden and Barnsdall; Mrs. A] (Judy Allen) Davy Crockett. dMaike" of Centralia, and grand- Good and daughters, Ami and Joi *Class Clown by Hurwitz. }' ghter Emily Brunger of Adams, and Mrs. Elizabeth (Allen) B~rtlesville; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Overstreet, all of Oklahoma City. }~ Upside Down Cake batter over fruit. Microwave at Fat HIGH for 5 minutes. Turn cake Cholesterol :It's Sometimes possible to have