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September 18, 1975     The Perkins Journal
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/ Tim Joermd Photos by Mr. and Mrs. Lee Gray iΈ; ;~ ::::::::::: DRAW! Perkins Mayor DeWayne Maser, armed with six-shooter, looked like he was ready ~to restore order during Old Settlers' Days hut Saturday. Actually the mayor sported the pistol to start sack, one-lened and other races as part of the activities. i ~":'%'•-'*":'%""~"•:'~'~"%"""'•'•""•'%%"•"•" -R-R! ii!i !++i MISS SEPTEMBER : iitl !ii! Sbella Vassar earned the title of Miss September last Saturday by freezlnn on the i~ Saturday night baths came early i:i~ iiI d .u~lng tank board during Old Settlers Days activities In Perkins. The pretty i~ for members of the Perldns-Tryon i~ii ........... " ~i sophomore set aroma8 on the end of the board until one of the contestants hit the ~: sophomore class as they raised :ii! i!~i ~/HOAt i~:i release mechanism which dumped her Into a tank of cold, cold water. By em4y money in the dunking tank. Darla!iii iii~ " !i~:: afternoon the sophomore elas. s had earned nearly $40 from the event. Stall.ard keeps her . poi.se w~lei:il i~i Suzunn Casey takes the reigns and holds the pony at bay "~ ....... • ~•....••••• • ••....•v.•••..•.••••....... ~~~••~~~~~•~~~~•~••~~~~~~~~~~~...~~~.~•v•••~~~~•~~~~~v~~~~~~.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~•.~~~.~ ... •.. •.• ...,......•,•.•...'...••'•....•.•..,..v,•..;•;.; ;~.;.~, n'eezlng after uuong me plunge for:::. .::~ wh ................ -- .......... ~..•.•.........•.•••...•,.•..•.•.•.......•••.v..-.-.~-. ...... •.’.~.,...,..•...%..%.......•%...,••..••.,,.....,......•... ..................................................... , the so-k .....'- ~ ~’*--- ~.L.. :::: :::: ne young Jay w.gson stops zor me mm’ pause that By Joan Russo J" ........................ •" '••• rofr .................... After suffering major de.[HIGHLIGHTS OF AMERICAN HISTORY baseball *hMW d"-=" ,..t, ,~'...~ :::: :::: esnes. Aoamg a gmamg nano is ~ner= ttemgman. .... ,',=" "_'=='. "." .,"'~ ~';~.:::: !:~: three were taking part In the Perkins Old Settlers Day parade, feats at Princeton• and Tren-R Ii R R F N! 13 I~ R t'3 I:: R IJ R ~ O V !%1 I:: mo~,’ p,o, pmar even~ m me ul.o !i!i i~:~ The two young ladies are from Perkins while the little i ton, the British decided to ~ .... .............. l-"'--- .... -- et • i ' ~;~i ~~ i~l/l~emers uays ias~ >amraay m . ~ii~ii eJ~V~~? R,~,,,,..-- -- numoer oz uurgoyne s zorco Ph ,~ Perkin- ii!! i~i: gentleman is a Stroud citizen who decid d to take in the make 1777 the year they ~ ll~ .......... " ................. .--.-. ...... .-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.---i~ ii!! activities rather than go to the OSU-Wichlta football game ! would win the war, Their~i~i;~!i~!~ l~ strategy was to gain control~ ~ ~' ~ ~'! :':':':':':':':':':':':':':' :': ':':':':':':':':':':"':"":':':':':'"""""" "'"" :i: with his folks• of the Hudson River Valley ~ -~= 1 ! ?l~ .... - YOUR SACK :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: and thereby divide the ~ ~ i:i: colonies in two. General~~ :*' ............... IS SHOWING! iiiiBlfl~e~e B 1Bl~ attackBurg°yne'Sfrom the north, Gun-army was to ~__ ~l~][Jl~lqfk-- Pulling her sack up in preparation i!!! eras Howe's from the south ~ ~mm~i~l~L~| Ill/ l for the sack race was this iii! I~ ~'~"~'JLIJL~J[~le JL ~J~.~. U * and General St. Leger's~~k~~w ~1~,-* "~,'--~ ~l~:ll unidentified'girl at Old Settlers Day i:~: ~ ~"~-t~,~~ttl~l~illli 1 llillill ~ fromthe west• ~~lll .'." ~. -- By the fall of 1777, the ~ .... l l l l in Perkins last Saturday• In the :::: ~ ~___7==~///~ ~ ...... y_~ . ~ . II~/I heinb~ed wla~th :;e~sReyno~s-wh° i:.~~~ ~ ~ "' ~ "~"~ ' " ~ retreatedPian had crumbled: St" Legernorth and Howe ~ ~I~~I~'"~II~ f~lI :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Bl-Centennial left alone to face the Amer- " .... Medals Go On ~,~PP2;'~;il;i~: ~lU:aTw~i~ef. coats through the cover of a has made me your prison- dIi iii enl:nuslas’l°'.... c "patrito s had stand of trees, The Ameri-i i er.". American artist, Howard Sale in *October oeen ........... joining l;ne nunua unti'| can commanders, l Prk Smith took this moment as Schu ler of New Yo , the su / !!!! : : goyne. sl;m ...... moving laura" saehu|etts and Benedict tion of The Continental ~.,,,~ao ',4aS,,, o,,..~ Arnold of Connecticut, con- Insurance Companies. :::: g • • . . ~lnuea ~o repmse m at Saratoga. His ~mmedtate ;, o, .,,,~,, ,~’ th, htttl* .. Saratoga proved to be i!iin dAv ;iflv~br I e$ ~ b rt;: em(eSd3; 15 0~ ........ el,..,. ' ............... e attack seal was Bends Heights and "'" .7:" ,~" ..... , ....... ; ;,7 me military ~urmng pom~ o[ i!!! a s' ( ~he formidable ~iefenses untu me amy.course te[’ the Revolution. It demon- open to the British general :~:issued by the American constructed for the patriots ..... t~o~t n. ~-rrender strated that .a large British !iiRevolution Bicentennial Ad .................. army coma oe defeated in b the Polish engineer • .......... i~il ministration (ARBA) and Y Whde Burgoyne hesitated, • • . the field and conwncod Thaddeus Koscmszko. Plan- , hi iiiproduced by the United ...... ~..t..... ~ ~, ........ the Americans cut off s the patriots that they need lltlt UU tiS&a~li~s ~t a,~t~a~ ~’tt|" v line of northwam retrea~ '" States Mint. st,,le battle, Burgoyne led not accept the pardon that " to Canada Orders for the medal out fhree columns of British ' Parliament had belatedly should be sent to the and Hessians in a shoulder- Formal surrender came offered in hope of ending American Revolution Bi- centennial Administration, P.O. Box 1976, San Francis- co, Calif. 94101. A check or money order should be enclosed. The medal commemorates the famous ride of Paul Revere and depicts the Minuteman Statue on Lex. ington Common as a tribute to the small band of volunteers who "faced the shot heard round the world." tothoulder march againston October 17 when Bur- ~the war, More importantly, the American positions, goyne rode into the Amer- influenced France to American sharp~hooter~,re- icon camp in full dress abandon its neutrality and spending to turkey callsuniform and presented his to enter the war as Amer- from "Big Dan" Morgan of~word to Gates: "The for- iea's ally-a crucial advan- Virginia, picked off the red- tune of war, General Gates, tage for the patriots' cause. financing the County Bank Payne JUST GIVE US A CALL OR STOP IN TO ARRANGE YOUR 'FINANCING BEFORE YOU START CAR- HOPPING. decorated their ,, tdeycles, wagon,,:i!i name It] and Joined! Jennifer Dedrill grimmaees after a wet sponge hits her In Old Settler Days~ the fate at the sponge throw booth during a Perkins Old last weekend In~ili SPLAT! Settler=' Day. Miss Dodrill and others volunteered to be the Here the youngstersili:: target for classmates as they raised funds for the thek handicrafts off In Perkins-Tryon Future Farmers of America organization. Net revenues from the sale of the medals are used primarily to support state and local Bicentennial pro- grams around the nation. Order forms for official 1975 commemoratives can be obtained from local chapters of the Disabled American Veterans, who have joined from local chapters of the Disabled American Veterans, who have joined hands with the ARBA to help raise funds for E :entennial projects and prog~ =ms. Be a part of the co vurmnity. f somebody :ia ,ith us ~ The Army Reserve. It pays to go to meetings. (Member FD .) Perkins, Okla.