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The 0nly Newspaper In The State That Can Benefit Perkins and Community THE PERKIlINS JOURNAL ii ii i ---- ii i i1[ |1,1 i Se Copy PERKINS, PAYNE COUNTY, 'OKLAHOMA, Thursday, September 12, 1957 No. 51 VOL. 67 W the football season Thursday troht) t Oimm. Then next is the  8ettl Day mad scheduled for September I and 2. The County Fair is hur[ay, i'iday and Stm'dy, ,tnd the State Fair is Beptemb utq00. Hemeeondng will be October ected officers Monday and the sponsors of the classes were named. SENIORS The Senior class of 1957 _ 58 held their annul electlon'of of_ Due to another activity occur. ing the same evening the attend. nce was down. The next meeting 'will be annaunced. The group Band Boosters ! " ' D iTw, Die In Wreck N Elect Off, cers "oro T.o.00dsv _emons earing The Perkins Band Boosters met ,Az.vav .g ut.,tau, v Sepmbsr 9 for election of offi_ Two were killed and two set-iro i   _ cers. "rney are: President, June lonsiy ured in a two ear ool-ilWIOt _6' l,e SsJkA Erma Shelby, re.elected. Tuesday morning. [ Perkins Demons have bee on did not suffer any major Deed are C. F. Hughes, whose hard at practice the past two ulayer loss .Cram last year's squad address was given as Arkansas weeks readying for Thursday's Perkins lost 7 players from last City, Kansas, and Mrs. Roy Tompkins, formerly of Stillwater voted not to have a meeting this and now of Okishema City. were Mx. Tompks and Mrr Hughes, who were reported in fal condition at the Stillwater hospital Tuesday. The accident occured t out- side the Perkins City limits on coming Monday, but each first and third Monday in each month. A called meeting ts expected ac. carting to the Booster's Preal. dent. lcers last week. Class Sponsors are: Mr. Jim Thompson and Mr. 19 nd then Tlumksgivtn on he Dltz MclIvain. Mr and Mrs. F. th of November. % I E. Darby and Mr, and Mrs. 1 x L ..... I . Baker were re.elected as class lose wag were at me scene oz I parents. The class officers are: I Highway 40. Hughes was,driving hsteedhho y =:kna d n don= =led; Vice 1)resident. iie "lrT;. ding to ptrolman Lercy Harris, I q Sec.. Treas. Judy Friedemann; This Year swerved over the lane when ap- proM a tractor that was be- Superintendent of Schools, J. lng driven sOUth on the edge of A. McLauchlln reported Tuesday the pvement, hitting the Tomp- that Perkins school enrollment kins car head on. shows a considerable gain oved Hughes died a few minutes af- last year with a total enrollment ter the impact and Mrs. Tomp- klns died later in the Stlllwater hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Tompkins form- erly lived at Stlllwater where he was director of the division of icollege extensiox at OSU. They moved to Oklahoma City follow- LUg his retirement September 1, 1956. He is vice president of the Bankers Service Life Insurance Company of Oklahoma City. death trap. Sometimes it takes a ene such as this to put over 1 i|hat safety experts have been Preaching for the past years. Dri vJng on the highways is becom ug more dangerous as the RUm her of cars increase. We won't even try to offer Solution to the traffic problem, as we don't see any solution in the immediate future. All that can be asked now is that a driv er drive both cars, the one he is in, and the one coming towards hn A proposal was made at the Lios Club banquet Monday to tint Paul Evans and Gaylord I-Ianes for crunching on celery during the program following the neal. That wasn't a bad pro 4tm was it, you celery eaters? good celery! Work on the two apartment size rent houses on north main got tmderwaf last Week, aud the Walls are now goingup, Another sign of pr0gre in .Perkins x x x Just in case you wonder wha goes on behind the scenes of a ewspaper office occassionally Well, this front page yo are reading was scraped up from the ' floor under the press, and some o! it pieced together again for you to read. highway can be kn-ned into a Reporter ' Marie Darby. Yept it haDpened again. The front page and backed page slip Ped from the press while it was running, and if you "you have ',ever seen a real mess, yo know ttst what we had on our hands. All you Jig saw puzzle fiends could really have had your day helping piece together the Hter ally thousands of lines of type and other miscellaneous pieces. Just one of those days! X Tractor drivers were kard at it at the contest during the Perkins Fair Saturday. Cegil Redus really wheeled the tractor through the course for a 59osecond record to take first place. Jerry Sadler With I minute and 3 seconds ws second and Verl Walker with one minute and 20 seconds was third. We drove the course, but we went through after th junior boys had finished. We didn*t take time to see what we did it in, but after knocking down one block and sweating out the rest, we're glad we didn't look. The Fair seemed like a better than usual program and display, and local fair officials were pleas- ed very well with the turnout. The Seniors wfl] publish the school Daper and a very efficient staff has been selected by the .class. Editor, Dal lvis; Co_ Editor, Clmrlie Gray; nd News, MRrie Drby; Juke Box, Trudie Troxell and Virgtn Reynolds; FHA News, Anna Holderman; FFA News, Richard Wells; Sports Marill Yoagker; Advertisin Committee, Eflitor. Co Ed, Mary Huff and Connie Wells. Plans are underway for a water. melon feast in the near future.. JUNIORS The Junior class met . day, Sept. 5 to elect class Gift. cers. They are: Bill Crc, Pres. ldent; Beverley Arthur, Vice president and Sue Pickett, Sec. retary and Treasurer. Class sponsor are Mr. Robert Nlles and Mrs. Ir Suners. Class lrents are Mr. and Mrs. ,John Arthur and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Dtcksoz... ,SOPHOMOR . " The 1967_58 Sophomore class of Perkins high/school held their election of officers with realts as follows. President, Jody Gray; Vice president, Tommy Butler; Sec. and Treas., Carole Chesney; Class Sponsors are: Mrs. Frank and Mr. Efurd. Mr. and Mrs. Perk Butler, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wllcoxson axe class parents. A picnic party is scheduled for reported at 400 for this year. Perkins grade schOol lost a few tudents, but others were gained in the upper grades. This is the first year for ometime that there has not been a combination of two grades in grade shool. The graduating sentor class will have 31 this year compared to 13 last year. Classes and the number enrolled are: First 29, Second 27, Third 31. Fourth, 33, Fifth 40, Sixth 40, Grade Total 200. Junior High: Seventh 40, Eighth 31, Ninth 44. Junior High tOtal 115. High school: Tenth 30, Eleventh 33, Twelvtll 31. I41gh school total CORRECTION Following a last minute news item in last weeks Perkins Jourf nal, further information reveals that other survivors of the late Everett Armstrong lnele a sis- ter and brother, Mrs. L-Boa- dan of 8tlllwater, and Ray Arm strong who lives in California. Nieces and nephews are Mrs. Wolf Hunt Set For October 2nd October 3 thru 5 has been the date set for this year's annual Clmarron Valley Fox and Wolf Htmters Annual Fall Field Trials and Bench show held at Merrick 8 miles soth of Perkins and 4 t * The Bench show has be@n set for 8 ) m Wednesday, October 2. There will be home town enter tahment Thursday night, Oct abet 3 and a drawing for two fat calves and a fat hog tO be held during the four day event. According the officials there is good well water on hand. plenty of camping space and a cafe on grounds at all times. There September 20th at Lake Carl Howard Warren, Mrs. Tyson, will be a deputy sheriff on hand Blackwell. Cla, Harvey Btian, Albert] as well as free coffee at all hous. Bostian an d Ted Bostian. [ Officers of the organization are FRESHMAN   I O J Walker, president, Jess Nel A meeting was held Thursday, GLEE CLUB ] son, vice president and Mrs Fleet September 5 by the Freshman! The Perkins High School Glee lMercer , secretary. class to elect officers for the lub has selected their officers to j coming year. Mr. and Mrs. PAchard Grlram and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Grimm -eturned this week from a vaca- tion trip to Minnesota and South t.Dakota. They didn't realize that %hey had enjoyed theirselves so much until riley returned home and found it to be hot and dry. {reign this year. They are a Th.ose elected were Eddie Pratt, t follows: President, Shorty Dick. rresment; Bobble Wells, Vice I son; Vice president, Beverley At_ rresldenS; Robert Matheson. Se-it hut; Secretary, Carole Chesney. cretary and Treasurer. [ According to Mr. Jim Thomp. Sponsors are Mrs. 1tsy Ander- [ g)n, director, plans are underway son and Mr. Paul Evans. for trips and the group has al. BAND ready been invited to a contest. A Go-Go-Go Road Record ontrac Miles Paving Contracts Let Let , . Let Completed Drawing Saturday The weekly drawing was held at the Community Rllcllng in con- Junction wlth the Fair. September 7, 1957 E. W. Carlton and Irene Daily were awarded the $I0 awards. Amelia Dole, Palmer Sadder, Alo- na White, Myrtle Courtht and Clarence Cowgar present for the $1 awards. Absent for $1 were Mrs. A. B. Carmichl, Betty Harris, Freda Jauch, James Clark, Alice Dole and A. K. Coe. Next week's drwLug win be one $10 and five $1% Mrs. Roseella Dorsey and son of Cushing called on her mother, Mrs. Ooldie Coontz, Wednesday evening. football game at Oflton. Coach McIvain reports 16 turning out for practice With one withdraw. ing due to doctor's orders lear_ tag 15 squadmen out for the season. This is Coach McI]vain's first year in Perkins and he formerly coache d in Cktsco. Kansas, and helped with the summer program at Tonkawa before coming to Perkins. Coach McIlvain said Monday that his squad lacked speed through the line, and great im- provement was needed in pass- Lag. He expressed hope that they Will be able to overcome this in a short time. Perkins is in the same district with Davenport, Yale, Ollton and Rarrah. Davenport has been selected to reign over the district this year, with Yale and Perkins close behind. The Demons will go to Ollton (tonight) Thin, lay to open the season. Coach McIlvain talked With Oflton's coacl Sam Lomen- ick, and wa iormed that Off- year. The probable starttxg linp, with weights and class to play tgalnst Oliton will be. LE--Rlchard Nelson. 156, Jufllor RE--Gary SteDhek 155, Junior LTRonnie Blumer, 150, Junior RT--Jhnmy Davis, 200, Fresh. C--Louis Grey, 150, Senior LG-Curtis Fisher, 146, Senior RG--Robert Mtheson, 140, Pr. L--Dick Ciarke, 135, Junior FB---Eddie Pratt, 150, Freshman QB--Charlie Grey, 135, Senior Jim Thompsen. senior; Ctrl West, freshman; Bill CrOss, Jun- ion; Fred Smith, Junior and Bill Clarke, freshman, will be sub- stltutes. No captain for the Demons has been elected as of this writing. Other games this weekend of nterest: Yale hosting Heuneasey, )avenport hosting Prague, Mm'- shall at Billings, Greenfield a Geary, Crescent hosting Canton, Haxrh hosting Northeast B and Outhrie Faver hosting Enld Washington. The Perkins High School Band under the directio.n of Mr. Jim Thompson held its annual elec. tion of officers. Sepetmber 4. The results were: President and F_. ulpment Manager, Richard Nel son; Vice president, Curtis Fisher Secretary, Treasurer, and Repor. ter, Marie Darby; Librarians Trudie Troxell and Virginia Rey. nolds, Assistant. The Band's flrs performance will be Septmber 16 at the Per_ ry Parade. PEP CLUB Officers and cheerleaders were elected Tuesday by the PHS Pep Club. Those elected were: Trudy Troxell, President; Judy Frlede- mann, Vice president; Janie BlackweU, Secretary and Treas_ urer. Cheerladers for the foot- bll season are Beverlee Arthur. Alma Redus;' Shorty Dickson and Janie Blackwell, With Linda Mr- tin as alternate. ' This year's Pep Club is goin  "all out to make it the best club PHS has ever had. The cheer- leaders have been practicing for the game between Perkins and Oilton at Oiltcn Thursday night (tonight). Everyone is invited to come to all football games and hear the Pep Club yells and see i the cheerleaders perform. All students that wish to be a perr of the Pep Club are to con. tact tre above mentioned Gift. ers. Lions Host /R0de0 and 01d Teachers Monday t00ttlers Day Is Lions members entertained the .. ..... faculty of the Perkins schOOl at J.Ne00 Wook their annual Teachers-IAons ClUb [ .... ,, vaa oanquet in the Community Build- I The Perkins Round -'up Club Ing Monday evening. |annual Rodeo  soon get tin- Ninety six were served during scheduled for the.two  event. the affair by the Methodist W CS and the menu consisted of An added feature of this yea ..... baked ham, sweet potatoes, green program will be Old Settlers Day peas, cottage cheese and pine- on Sunday, September 23. apple salad, buttered french The two day rodeo will get bread, cherry crunch dessert and underway Steptember 21 wltl a coffee. night show, and an afternoon President John Summers turn- show on Sunday. Prior to m- ed the meeting over to Supt. J. day's show, at 12 noon simrp, the A. McLaurlin, who In turn in Old Settlers event will begin with lhodced the Prcllls of the lh school and grade school and the introduced the teachers, wives and husbands. Teachers present were Mr and Mrs Hollis Ward, Mr and Mrs Jim Thompson, Mr and Mrs An derson. Mr and Mrs Bob Nlles, Mr and Mrs Joe Russell, Mr and Mxs Griffin. Pau Evans and Mr and Mrs John Summers Mr and Mrs BOb Chesney, Mr and Mrs Arthur Jenkins, Mr bad Mrs DeWayne uster Mr and Mrs Galen Holsinger, Mrs Franklin, Mr and Mrs Tomlin son. President John Summers in traduced the Lions members and their wives. (Entertainment was fed by Mr. and MxS. ROy Barley. Mr. Burley showed colored slides of Ethiopia taken when he was[ serving on tke Oklahoma A and M Point-Four program to that COuntry. The Lions will meet at th Lions Den next week. Pvt. Knox Is In Training Camp Fort Chalice. Ark. (AHTNC)-- Pvt. James E. Kno, on of Mr. 'and Mrs. Robert Knox, Route , Stlllwater, is receiving elght weeks of basic combat tralnng uder the Reserve Force Act at Fort Chaffee. Knox ttended school at 8tW- water High SChOOl. visiting Mrs. Minnie Weems last Friday evening were her sister Myrtle Livingston of Tlsa and her nephew and wife, ! Mr. and Mrs. Norris Boone from San Antonio, Texas, and Mxs. Allie Stumb0. i -- i Mr. and Mrs.. L. G. tIuls and j Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kirk attended i the Rodeo at McAlester Saturday evening. a land run. There will also b* MemoriRl services, @rlzes for the olde6t couple, the oldest person, Old settler coming the fartherest. i There will be a basket lunch at the Perkins perk. The ro.eos will feature calf roPing, bull dogging, bareback brant riding, bull riding and spe- cial events of Brahma bull scram- ble, clover leaf, flag race and others. Auxiliary Elects Officers Tuesday Installation meeting was in the Lions Den at night. It was opened by Onda C, president. Prayer was led by Alice Nlles followed by presentation of colors by Mary Fulton, Sat. a Arms. Eleven members were in attendance. T'. e meeting was turned over to Mabel Jaobs. installing offt. cer. New officers are: President, Betty Jarvis. Vice president, Evelyn Cruse. Historian, Allle Stumbo. Sec.Treas., Grace Hudgens. Sat, at Arm, Margaret Van, Zandt. Chaplain, Minnie Johnson ' * The installing officer presented Onda Crabs with her Junior President's pin lf:phments Of A)ffee and cake were served following the meeting. Washlngtor (Special) -- COn- ressman Tom Steed has left fO Oklahoma where he will open his office at Shawnee, Monday, Sep- ember 16. Steed plans to spend the re- mainder of the year during the Congressional Recess touring the Fourth Congressional District. He can be reached through his office at Shawnee by any citizen with a problem to discuss with ham.