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Pictorially Speaking Gone the Builder . . . the four walls. of gray rain form a shroud Like a headstone in a 8raveyard Stands the chimney... tall and proud. deserted Chimney by Vera HoMing Senior Citizens News I byMrs. Sherm.nBower  lyClarrcy Cook them to sing for us again. I en had an outside We know it isn t easy. - -'j_\\; " up day last week and Is good to have Ruth raowed grass, pulled cut weeds and sure it look nice. Guess it ladies turn inside Friday night we. were to a special sacred provided by a gospel singing group "Just Seeking", included Greg Dennis wife Troy Ann and urton, all of Pampa, on Monday night just seems to get each week. As ;ted by her former Devilla Clark, Schuessler played a Solo. I know it must be job to a retired or hear one of former pupils doing well and giving pleasure. We appre- Ciint and Wilma song. Always glad throat will permit Stanley back at the Center after her visit with her daughter in Durango, Colo. also the Clifford Olsons are back from their vacation which took them to several states, and the Floyd Caldwells are home again. Recent visitors at the Center were Miss Brenda Franks, Hennessey, grand- daughter of the Vern Wells, Max, Patti and Kris Tarlton, grandson and family of Mrs. Bertie Tarlton, Buck Cott- mann of California, Maurine Jones, Shell Knob, Mo., Mary Olinger, Stroud and Clara Harrington, San Jose, Calif. Next wednesday, Aug. 10 will be pot luck dinner at noon. We are expecting visitors from the Perry Senior Citizens Center for that day. We all remember what a good time we had when we visited their Center. Mrs. Sepha Barrows, Leslie Garringer, Mrs. Andy Murphy, Joe Barrows, Eliz- abeth Barrows and Kenny Bethards were Friday and Saturday visitors in Mem- phis, Tenn. The trip was both a business and a pleasure sojourn. They spent sometime with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kinzie and family. Mrs. Kinzie is the former Kay Barrows. DEATH NOTICE Word was received here of the death of Lester Hunter, Oklahoma City. He is the husband of the former Dorothy Rushmore and -brothet-inqaw of Mrs. Les Hrabe, Mrs. Kenneth Shell, Mrs. Gladys Leith and Charles Rushmore, Perkins. We extend our deepest sympathy• Mrs. Edgar Marts, Ponca City was in Glencoe Thurs- day taking Mrs. Helen Marts Thurs., Fri and Sat. Specials d Beef Patties Lean Ground Chuck to see her doctor in Stillwater. Mrs. Marts has been staying with her son Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Marts, Ponca City since falling and breaking her arm. She is doing real well. Mrs. Henry (Hank) Mel- ton, Seattle, Wash. recently spent three weeks visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McGinty and other relatives. Her husband, Henry, joined them a week later for a visit. They also visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Melton, Dallas, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McGinty and Mrs. "Hank" Melton spent the weekend visiting Mr. and Mrs. Keith Hodges and family in Montevella, Ala. Mrs. Mel- ton is the former Mary Grace McGinty. Mr. and Mrs. Emmitt Blanchard and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard flora were Sunday afternoon visitors with a nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Jurl Flora, Perkins. Mrs. Stevie Price, Hous- ton, Tex. and daughter, Mrs. Debbie Wussting, Austin, Tax. spent a week visiting, Mrs. Katie Price and Mrs. Stevie Price's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Crank of Ralston. Stephen Price ac- companied them home for a week's visit. It was Ste- phen's first train ride. Mr. and Mrs. Emmitt Blanchard were Wednesday visitors with their daughter Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hooper and family, Cleveland• Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wright, Oklahoma City, were Sunday afternoon callers on his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. rows, Hazel Kincaid, Pearl critical, but his friends are APPLIANCES Broyles, Franie Brown, Clara praying around the clock for *a" Ib 89 Robinson, Faye Murphy and hisrec0very.**** STILLWATER'SMOSTOMPLETF • the hostess. Delicious re- HARDWARE-GIFT & SPORTING, :t;ODS ITEMS freshments were served. The Mr. and Mrs. John Rice of next meeting will be held in Perry visited his brother and Produce in Season August inthehomeofHazel family, Mr. andMrs. Claud China. CrystaI. Sihc,',,.are Kincaid. Adams. Pork White Frank Gates. Clay Price spent several 815 So. Main, Stillwater 372-0468 OUTS/DE COOKOUt Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Knox daySbrother,thiSMr.Weekand Mrs.WithsteviehiS A new water line was put , , ,, , ,, spent several days this week III III II I II .I IIIIII I I . I Onions s,.ok, Chick.n I visiting their daughter, Mr. Price and family, Houston, PDbflC5 Live r it, 1 9 € and Hamburgers I ;:caMc]:;. Gene Cockriel, :Xn.:ri;ft.geingaY:Untg::::ht: ......... Polydentmin colors Brushed!, cottot:DenlmfOrr trace u a   Giencoe, and Mr. and Mrs. tevte rnceS.o. : Manl', M,I.DeH i ] /g,Mr'andMrs'el°ydeent' PORcottonKnits Many#ecesa.dllSehoolle" i Head Baked Ham, , !' I bBCK'TO-SCI-IOOL old Spot Lettuce Bar.B.Q Chicken, : .; |0[ u 00dfless" "'I [ • Beef&PorkRibs 1 - -- - " " I i , a,, o,00,rcolor.00 19 € Varleb I Cold Cuts, : ' for girls tops colors in I , Milk ,ads& S, read, | [ "  "i ] Se I I DRINK I , Illltk •'''%. Fabrics r , " clearance ! " M ! L K IItYl, /-" Beautiful Plaids, Part] Short Sleere I , ...... ItI100:400 .oo,....,.,. / Blouses, I ': ' :':: ':' [,g r mOLD POT "'LK ' I I " ' : Bread /-- o Fashioned Meat Market ' " "" ""' ........ "'°'"""'°' = ' I ",Make Ioreh" suits, Tops ,3 ! 4 Loaves '1 Across From City Hall in Perkin$ I ill [ !1 • • : . t,l ' ,.,.. pant suits, jackets Men'sS eO / Open Monda yScurday "" . .,,o.-,,,,- ! I $1 ---- ' o , Baker's Dry Goods Phone 547.2266 ,  q   I: ,, ';. / " 102 S. Main ] The Perkins Journal Thursday, August 6, 1977.3 From Here and There SCHOOL CALENDAR Tentative Skeleton Calendar By Edna Eaton Wilson We did miss our young in to the meter at Diamond 1977.78 drummer, Mark Porter of galley Community Building AUGUST David McCoin of Moore Ponca City. last Saturday. Soon Diamond 22 Teachers Report for Duty spent a week here with his Upon inquiry, we learned Valley will have a modern 23 Enrollment aunt (Rose Marie) and that Mark is visiting his building. 24 Teachers'workday family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank sister, Rhonda (Mrs. Bruce * * * * 25 Classes Begin Jones, Jackieand Keri. Braza) in Pensacola, Florida, Guy Lozier, pastor at SEPTEMBER • • • • helping Rhonda as she gets Diamond Valley Church was 5 Labor Day, No School The musical (country acquainted with her second able to attend church 30 Payne County Teachers' music, classical music, old son, Craig Braza who came services Sunday morning. Meeting (tentative), No time folk songs, hymns or to make his home with the Guy hopes to be in the pulpit School what-have.you to the accom- rest of his family on June 24, again by next Sunday. OCTOBER paniment of the singer's 1977. Steve Williams of 410 20-21 State Teachers Meet- choice of instrument) was Chad Wayne, the Braza's Lowry St., Stillwater was inK, Oklahoma City, No well attended last Friday elder son will be two years of relief pastor for the church School evening, age in August. Max and while Guy was incapacitated. 28 End 1st 9 .'. ks (44 Seems to be the consensus June Porter will go to Florida * * * * days taught) of expressed opinion is that within a few weeks and Mark Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ross NOVEMBER the music gets better with ,will return home with his returned Saturday from an 24-25 Thanksgiving Vaca- every performance, the parents. This will make extended tour of the tion. No School music is good, but the June's second trip to Florida southeast. Joe and Opal DECEMBER greatest beauty is that for the summas as she had went to Houston where they 21 thru Jan. l-Christmas everyone who so desires gets accompanied Mark when visited daughter, Jean Gay, Vacation. No School a chance to perform. The both went down to greet the Mr. and Mrs. Richard JANUARY Diamond Valley musical is new grandson and nephew. held each first and third ,,., Payne, then on to Leesville, 2 Classes Resume La. to visit Joe's sister, the 13 First Semester ends (88 Friday evening of each Miss robin Emmons was a Silos McKee family, days taught) month and is presently weekend guest with her purely to enjoy music and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl During the visit the 16 Second semester begins McKees and the Ross family FEBRUARY fellowship, and everyo,,e Emmons of Stillwater and who comes is welcome. None her grandparents, Mr. and went sightseeing in both 24 Professional Day, No Baton Rouge and New School is excluded. Mrs. O. J. Cunningham. Orleans. MARCH Robin was on her way from *** 16 End 3rd 9 weeks (43 days Denver where she has been working in a dress shop to Revival services will begin taught) Arkansas where, she had at Diamond Valley Church 17 Northern Dist. O.E.A. DickTodd, Pawnee and Mrs. been employed during and August 15, with Brother Meeting (Tentative). No Marlin Emmons serving as School loin Seamer, Orange, Calif. after highschool years as a the evangelist. 24-27 Easter Vacation. No attended a family get-togeth- governess for a wealthy **** School er in the home of Mr. and family. It is reported that Charles 28 Classes Resume Mrs. Roy Todd, Bartlesville. Now that the three All five of Floyd Fent's youngsters are in their later Ingersol of ripley is in MAY sisters werepresent. A warm sub-teen years, the parents extremely poor health, but 22 Second Semester ends prefers to be at home. (87 days taught) good time was enjoyed by searched Robin, eager for -o- 23-24 Teachers' Work Days all. her to return and be a 25 Teachers clear with Prin- Charles Patten, Sr., Cush- companion-teacher for their STANTON REUNION cipals. ink spent the week end with children. The Stanton family met 26 Teachers clear with Su- his son, Mr. and Mrs. perintendent. Charles Patten, Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Driskell Sunday, July 31, 1977 at the Perkins Park. The honorees -o- family on sunday Mrs. and children returned Sun- were Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Charles Patten taken him day from a trip to White Jefferies and daughters, home and went on to visit her Salmon, Wash. where they Shelly and Cheryl of San Martha Wells' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy spent Bill's vacation time Jose. Calif. Hanlon, Jennings. visiting his brother Harold Others attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Don Wingo, Driskel and family. Kathy & Jason Sheeler. Mother dies Maramec, were Sunday Cheryl Driskel who has Midwest City, Mr. and Mrs. afternoon visitors with his spent must of the summer in Sammy Ba,tgh, Tulsa, Mr. Funeral services for Mrs. sister, Mr. and Mrs. Cleo White Salmon returned and Mrs. Randy Abbott, Dorothy Prothro, 57, of Boyd. home with brother Bill and Sapulpa, Mr. and Mrs. Stillwater will be held Mrs. Bernice Dodson and family. LaVerne Sears, Shawnee Everyone here in Diamond LeRoy Stanton, Tryon, Bar- Thursday,august 6 at 2 p.m. bara and Jackie Jones. at Strode Funeral Chapel. visited Sunday afternoon Valley are happy to have Cushing, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stillwater. with Mr. and Mrs. Charley .Cheryl home again, hut no Stanton. Timmy & Steve, Mrs. Prothro is the Sears and Mr. and Mrs. Rob doubt the happiest are Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stanton daughter of the late Ivo and Broyles. Cherl's parents, Mr. and & Kenny, Agra, Mr. and MarthaKenworthy. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shell Mrs. Claud****Driskell. Mrs. Harry Hoots, Chandler. Among survivors are two were Friday evening visitors Mr. and Mrs. Paul Potter, children-Ned Prothro of with Mr. and Mrs. Les Mrs. Roy Leach returned Rhonda & Steve, Mr. and Stillwater and Mrs. Harland Grote. home Monday from a visit to Mrs. Ralph Potter, Carney, (Martha) Wells, Perkins. Wednesday evening visi- Texarkana, Ark. Pearl says Mr. and Mrs. Rex Mayfield Mrs. Prothro died Satur- tors with Mr. and Mrs. Le she really enjoyed beittg with. and Debbie, and Mr. and day, July 30. Grote were Mr. and Mrs. Ed daughter Billie Lou, the Mrs. Gary Stanton and Amy -o- Grote, Lyn Bryan, Pawnee daughters, the grandchil- of Stiilwater. and Charlene Burris. dren and great grands. | , , ,, ,,. Services were held Satur- *''" I "  " day in Poteet's Funeral The Stillwater Sweet Ade- Chapel at Pawnee at 2:30 for lines chorus is scheduled to Earl Lynch. Mr. Lynch had sing at the Senior Citizens been ill for a year. He was meeting at Perkins on Friday OST OFFICE BOX 842" the brother-in-law of Les night, July22. STILLVATER. OKLAHOMA 74074 Grote. * * * * FRIENDSHIP CLUB MEETS As these notes are being ,, The Friendship Club met written, Thomas E. Berry is , ,  ,, ,- Wednesday, July 20 in the very ill in stimlwater Hospital, /f[ --] f/:if: , J home of Letha Will. Those having returned from St. ALL RCA $ attending were Velma Bur- Louis, in a private plane on WHIRLPOOL ch, Stillwater, Sepha Bar- Tuesday. Tom's condition is .. .... :..