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C ARNFY NEWS p.m. to midnight and August 24 shower. It will be best seen in l t D.., qL.,,,,o from I p.m. to midnight, eastern Asia. Sincere sympathy extended All exhibits will be released by The Leonid showers are typi- Sincere and deepest sympathy5 p.m. Saturday, August 24. The cally associated with the return is extended to the family of Mr. tractor pull contest will be at 7 to the inner solar systems of the Jim Vance, 67, who passed from p.m. Saturday evening. Every- one come to the fair for some fun. this earthly world to be with his I Lord, Tuesday, August 13, 1996. *Halfpenny ceased produc. i Mr. Vance battled with cancer tion i for a few years, but we know he The halfpenny, a mainstay of has gone now where there is no British coinage sin King Edward more sickness or pain. His loss I introduced it seven centuries will be great. He leR his wonder- ago, will cease to be produced. ful wife, Georgia, and five beau- Inflation has rendered it nearly tiful daughters: Tara, Michele, useless. The coin, made of cop- Cheryl, Gigi and Tami; also nine per, cost more to mint than its grandchildren, five great grand- face value, which is about .7 U. children, four sisters and a host S. cents. It has been in us for 704 of relatives and friends. God years. bless this family. "Most people don't even bother Remembered to pick them up when they drop The Carney area people who them," said Anthony Beaumont, a conservative lawmaker. need our prayers and remem- brances this week are: Arvilla The halfpenny, or hay-p'nee, as Savage, Harold Carpenter, they are called in London. was Helen Bell, Sylvia Castleberry, introduced by Edward I in 1280. the Vance family, Pete Culie, It was first made ofsilver for 400 Pastor Bo's father, Oscar and years. The firSt copper halfpenny Della Nettles, Pearl Best and did not appear until 1672, when Idella Smith. Charles Irs mistress, the Dueh- Idella Smith had her children, ess of Richmond, was used as the Lois and J. W., visiting with her model for the coin's Britannia last week. Lois lives in Kansas ruling the waves. and J. W. lives in Texas. ,Weekend visitors Mrs. Arvilla Savage had as her Lincoln County Fair The 1996 Lincoln County Freepast weekend visitors two of her Fair will be held at the Chandler daughters. Marcilla Thayer of Fairgrounds, August 22nd Del City came Saturday, spent through the 24th. Saturday night and went home The entries for the fair will be- Sunday afternoon. Also, Pat gin Wednesday, August 21 andSkaggs of Carney visited with Thursday, August 22. her mother and sister Saturday Many different items, swine,aRernoon. Lee Carpenter and a cattle, sheep, poultry, horses, friend of Oklahoma City, visited horticulture contests, clothing, his Grandpa Savage and also his arts, cralts, entomology contests, Grandpa Harold Carpenter Sat- cow milking contests, tractor urday afternoon. driving contest, home science *Things worth knowing judging contest. > Peter Jenniskens, a NASA sci- The fair is open to adults and entist and astronomer predicts juniors who live in Lincoln andhas seen signs of a massive county, meteor shower by November 17, The carnival, by Heart of 1998. He says on that day, me- America Shows, has approxi- teors may fall at the rate ofthree mately 25 new, fun and exciting per second and with occasional flares of up to 40 a second. It will rides. August 21, from 7-11 p.m., all you can ride for $8. The time last for about one hour and will for the rides on August 22 will radiate from a point in the con- be from 7-11 p.m., August 23, 5 stellation of Leo. Everybody will not be able to see this meteor comet Tempel-Tuttle on its path around the sun every 33 years. *School School has begun. Let us all drive safely around our schools. Everyone have a wonderful week. Tenderness makes a bet- ter person out of us. Spread a little around this week - see what happens. Smile to your neighbor when you meet them on the street. It makes one feel better and it also helps the world know you care. Yummy things to eat GREEN TOMATO PIE > 1 1/4 cups sugar > 1/2 t salt > 1/2 t cinnamon > 1/2 t nutmeg > 4 or 5 tablespoons flour > 2 T vinegar > 4 cups green tomatoes, thinly sliced > 1 double pie crust, unbaked Mix sugar, salt, cinnamon, nut- meg and flour together. Add vin- egar to sliced tomatoes and com- bine with dry ingredients. Stir well to blend. Put into crust and top with other crust. Cut slits in top crust and sprinkle with ad- ditional cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 425 degrees F for 60 m{nutes or until tomatoes are done. Tomatoes may be cooked and cooled first to shorten bak- ing time. Something different and good. A Lasting Memory Memorial "A granite or bronze monument can be a lasting memorial, a good memory marked for time, a lasting memorial for a "best friend" pet, a mark of history, an address of elegant distinction, or whatever you dream" -David and Carolyn Fultz-owners "Friends helping Friends" Pioneer Monument & Restoration 1710 East Sixth (in the old Stillwater Hatchery) 405/624-0412 Come join the paradei CHAMBER OF COMMERCE October 12, "Hometown Homecoming" Y, u "re Every Fall the Perkins community hosts its annual Harvest Fest Celebration. We are very excited about all the festivities this year including the parade which we would like to invite you to be a part of. This year's theme is a "Hometown Homecoming" with John Rusco as our parade marshal. John is a 1953 graduate of Perkins High School and was a popular drum major with the PHS band and at Oklahoma State University. The parade is for everyone-young and old, alumnus or not-We want you to feel like Perkins is your hometown and we invite you to be a part of our Hometown Homecoming, Saturday, October 12, 1996. i: The parade will start at 11 a.m. with entry check-ins no later than 10 a.m. at The Perkins Senior Citizens Center, 114 E. Kirk. Be sure to fill out this form and get it to us as socm as possible. The deadline is Monday, October 7, 1996. 13est regards, ] ick Clark Parade Chairman ;t05-547-2411 mm mm mR mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mmm mm mm mm mmm mm mm Ji ( )YES! Enter us in the Perkins Harvest Fest Parade, Saturday, Oct 12, 1996! Name: m m m mm I Address: i City: State ......... Zip | Type of Entry: ( )Band ( loat ( ) Political ('}Bicycle ( )Roundup Club | If entering a float, which catergory: ( )K-6th ( )7th-12 th ( ) Open m Deadline for entries: Monday, October 7, 1996. m Signature of Sponsor:____ | Please Print Your Name Tel: # m Mail to: m. Rick Clark Harvest Fest Parade m E. Box502 m Perkins, OK 74059-0502 For More Information Call 405-547-2131 m or Rick at The Perkins Journal 405-547-2411 II m .11 mm m m m m m BII m m m 22, 1996 Dance planned by Pioneer Senior Olympics Thursday Come dance to the Western tunes of the Lyle Newman Band, Thursday, August 22. The dance is sponsored by the Pioneer Se- nior Olympics and is from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Stillwater Parks and Recreation Annex, 315 E. 9. There is an entrance fee of $3. For more information, call 747- 8080 111 Open :rkins 3 Good Reasons... Grandson I yr. I want Katie to have the finest Our Jay someday may be asked education, one no longer to support his family. I want him controlled by federal and state to be able to find good controls. Public-education should employment within Oklahoma. be in the hands of local school industry and businesses should boards with curriculum selected be encouraged to locate in this by parents and teachers, state. Real worker's compensation reform is a good place tostart. Little Ryan is just in Oklahoma; needs our behind bars As your senator, I intend to fight the battles for quality economic growth and security from crime. Together we can l battlea for a batter Oklahoma. Will you Join me in the Sponsored by Partners in Education (PIE) to conjunction with Harvest Fest. October 12, 1996, p.m. at the Perkins Fire Station. Partners in have a booth. Craft items are much needed and Please help us support our schools. For more contact Terri Reed at 547-2592 or Carla 918-374-2490. iim ii ii Ii iiIim Ii ii m mm m lib ii m ii m BE m m m m | | m m m m | m m m mm m m m m m m ||l Ell would like to donate a craft item. NAME ADDRESS : I would like to rent =- a booth space. NAME ADDRESS IN ($20 per booth ~o@ce, $25 with electric.) MAIL TO: CARLA WOLLENBERG, RT 1, BOX 555,