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PAGE 2- The Perkins Journal, Thursday, September 2, 1993 the Journals Files... From the files of the Perkins Journal 10 years ago, Sept. 8, 1983 - Longtime county and area school administrator Shelby Shelton Wyatt died at the age of 69 Sept. 3. Another of several expansion projects over the past year or \\; .=,w=o, ,,. \\; oo,,--n, So+i+ J,'k""  \\; liiL+,  Al'lord'l'o+ ,, '/) Does More l  ,  Miss One Than Answer  , - Calll My Phonel  ;++ , \\;+ : VIMy Business !c '' ]'+ Depends They Get + ......  The t :-+-,+ On Getting Messagel" \\;...-+.., The Callt" two at the Payne County Bank got underway this week when a contractor moved in to begin work on two more drive-in lanes on the south side of the bank property. Vocational Agriculture Instructor Paul Evans was honored by the Cuutom Alarm Systems and Communications Lic. #0010 John Hock 24 Hours a Day 624-3666 Call for Details Oklahoma Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association at their recent summer conference in Stillwater. Evans received a pin and certificate for 40 years of outstanding service and numerous contributions to the program of Vocational Education in Agriculture. The town's engineer, Thad May of Spradling and Associates, said the city is fortunate to receive severfal good bids on the sewer improvements that were opened at Tuesday night's city council meeting. The apparent low bid was submitted by Taylor Dozer Service of Kingfisher, who bid $58,800 for the major addition to the sewer plant. This was lower than the engineer's estimate. The Perkins Chamber of Com- merce will conduct a business and community survey through a service I offered by the Community Services 'Department of OG&E. The Perkins-Tryon Demons lost their football opener to Prague 32- 6. From the files of the Perkins m Journal 20 years ago, Sept. 6, 1973 - The Perkins-Tryon Demons were set to open their football season Friday night at Hennessey. The annual Old Settler's rodeo has been slated for Sept. 14 and 15 at the Perkins Rodeo Arena with a western dance set for after the rodeo on Saturday. "Some of the blocks in this town have no alleys and it makes it very difficult to get to the trash barrels," Jessee Batch, new garbage collec- tor, told the Perkins City Commis- sioners. Batch was explaining some the problems involved in collecting the garbage in Perkins. City Councilman G.T. Bickell moved that the city construct a L ClTGO J McANALLY' LABOR DAY SPECIAL Budweiser Sdtcme Coors Suit=00 S/ 2 Piece Dark Snack S RC & 7-UP 2 Liter O9 Pri60000 Charcoal 10 Lb. Bag $ 19 Ice Bag dog pound. After discussion of who would be the dog catcher, the motion carried unanimously to construct a pound on the sewer lagoon grounds just as soon as a cost estimate could be obtained. Harley Blumer's pickup truck ran elf without him and jumped into a farm pond into 15 feet of water. From the files of the Perkins Journal 30 years ago, Sept. 19, 1963 - The Perkins Demons survived a first quarter drive by the Oilton Panthers, going on to win the season opener 22-6. Buddy Lawrence, Perkins quarter- back, scored all three touchdowns for the Demons. The Perkins Lions Club held its annual "Teacher's Night" program at the Lions Dea with a record 77 members an guests present. This summer marks the fifth year of operation for the Perkins Public Library locate at the Neal's Shoe Shop on north Main Street. The library was started five years ago on a three-month trial basis by the town council. Arvil Neal, librarian, reports that abut 6,000 books a year are check out of the library. Prom the files of the Plmrkins Journal 40 years ago, Sept. 17, 1953 - The Perkins Demons open their new football season at home tonight when they host Yale. Francis Pratt mad Larry Jones are the co- captains. Twenty-four Perkins High School footlmll players were guests of the Perkins Athletic Club at a hamburger fry held Tuesday evening at the of Guy MeCaln. The Perkins chapter of the Fu- ture Farnrs of America will have installation and initiation ser- vices Sunday. The new officers include: Delores Overholt, presi- dent; Letra Wesffall, vice presi- dent; Loretta Walker, secretary; Pat Payton, treasurer; Carol Wall, par- liamentarian; l.adona Farley, histo- rian; Betty Jamison, reporter; and Shirley Jenkins, song leader. Latest work on the new bridge be- hag constructed over the Cimarron River south of Perkins is it will be completed sometime in December. Perkins is being represented in the Ladies Bowling League in Stillwater by the Perkins Merchants. The team consists of Hazel Hell, Ethel Frame, Agnes Sasser, Stella Reynolds, Gertrude Ishmael and Lima Lee McOuire. "The Man Behind The Gun." is playing at the Perkins Lyric Theatre. It starts Patrice Wymore and Dick Wesson. Coming next is Charles Laughton in "Captain Kidd." Prom the files of the Journal 57 years ago, Sept. 1936 - Ralph Grimm has his property to Mrs. Barger. Grimms are moving to Arizona. The one millioneth Ford car was produced Aug. 20, it announced today at the Production is now running at cars a day. The Sporn Well has blown lodging the rig and cable thousand feet from the top, fishing tools can't unlodge it. is no smoking and other are being taken. Prom the files of the Journal 78 years ago, Sept. 1915 - Friday evening 20 from Perkins travel to Stillwat boost the Perkins and Perkim Grove Township fairs, and received those in the county. Two new oil burning bought by the county for grading were tried out for the Roads Committee at This spells better roads for County. The Perkins day. morning with a large dance. Enrollment the first day 224. The em'ollment on the cI,w last year was 174./' .' Taylorsville Fair to be Oct. 2, By Walt Dmney the big tent. Some items available, for seating under the shade The Fifth Annual Country Fair for early Christmas shopping, in- (you may wish to bring your at "Itylorsville is scheduled for Oct. 2&3. From the rocking horse to the rocking chair, 'Paylorville provides family fun for all ages. This year's activities include: Childrens activities, provided by Payne County schools will be selling tickets fro" 25 cents to raise funds for their various needs. Pioneer living skills, such as basket weaving, treadle sewins, woolweaving aad soap making, will be demonstrated throughout the ravine by local folks. Kids and adults alike, will be fascinated to learn and possibly try their hand at skills their ancestors used to employ. Arts and crafts from across the southwest will be exhibited under clude wood works, st sculpture dolls, jeehT, ceramics and nmch morel Stage shows will be ongoing for both days. The popular "Lewis Family" Blue Grass group from Lineolnton; Oa. will be on hand Oct. 2, alun8 with several favorite local groups. A clogging tmuupe from Norman and the Territorial Marshals will also be taking center stage. Yon wttl mjoy all of these activities in a beautiful park-lilm atmmphere. On the hill you will find an old mock western town, arts and crafts and ehildrens activities, alon8 with great food. There is also a quaint stage with bales of chaix ). At the bottom of in the ravine area, you will a rustic party barn, pioneer skills demonstrated an old and a natural spring. The "Iylorsville is coordinated by the purpose of providing entertainment that will also local non-profit few of the organizations benefit from the fair Payne County schools, program, Breakfast Kiwanis Noon Lions club, Stiilwater; a Scout troup, C.nhing; Marshals, Chandler; and 4-1-1 Gate fee is $3 per Children under 12 free. Both the activities begin at 10 a.m. Cughing R00nal Hospital ++ + .............. : ++ ,+,, . + Announces the opening of our... Outpatient Psychology Clinic Teresa M. Bear, Ph.D. Llnda K. Burks, Ph.D. Alan C. Campbell, Ph.D. Alfred F. Carlozzl, Ed. D. David E. Mlntosh, Ph.D. John S.C. Romans, Ph.D. Kathy H. Thomas, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologists (practicing independendy) Now Taking Appointments Cmhing Medical Clinic Building 1023 East Cherry Cmhlng, Oklahoma 74023 Call for ,,ppointment...918 / 225 - 2915 "your healthcare source..." HAVE A SAFE & HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND TOTAL Perkins Whistle Stops Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 1993 $UN 5 12 1 19 26 MON TUE 13 14 20 21+ 27 28 WED 1 8 15 i 22 29 THU 9 16 23 3O FRI SAT 3 10 17 24 4 11 18 25 Sept. 2 Chamber Luncheon Lions Den Noon Sept. 2 P-T School Board Meeting At Tryon 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2 Taylorsvllle Gospel Opry 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 Labor Day No School No LIQns Club Sept. 7 Town Council Meeting City Hall 7:30 p.m. Published every Thursday by Reid Newspapers, Inc. dba The Perkins Journal, 133 South Plain P.O. Box 695 Perkins, OK 74059. Telephone [405] 547-2411 Perkins Journal David W. 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