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October 10, 1957

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The 0nly Newspaper In The State That Can Benefit Perkins and Community THE PERKINS JOURNAL by Ralph Marler The Perkins Demons fell vle- tim to the Strong and heavier Greenfield Bulldogs Friday night in a non district game 27-0 on the home field. Both teams were playing their best during the first quarter, but lnthe opening seconds of the sec ond quarter, Greenfield scored from the one yard line In the second half, C, reenfleld scored once in the third quarter and twice in the last quar for a  to 0 score. Unofficial statistics showed Perkins with 9 first downs to Greenflelds 12; Passes Perkins 13 with 9 completed, Greenfield 8 With 2 completed. Perkins will host Hennessey Friday night on the home field which will also be homecoming for Perkins High Henessey will be after their second victory of the season hav- ing only won over Enid Wash ingtn, while losing to Yale, Jet and Outhrie Favor. Perkins was beaten last year by Henneseey 19-0. WILL SPEAK--On Tuesday, October 15, the Future Home- makers of America will host Mr Frye, fabric retailer with stores n Stillwater, Ponea City and Muskogee. M will be at the High school at 3:00 p. m. Members of the Perkins commuty are in- vited to attend and listen to his on "A Course in BUY- OLOGY". !Lions See Science Film Monday Perkins Lions met Monday in the Lions Den on Perkins main street at which time Bill Fisher, who had the program presented J A McLauchLtn who showed a- nother In a series of science films produced and distributed by the Bell Telephone Company. Thirty four members and three guests were present for Mondays meeting. The menu for the even- Ing was noodles and chicken, mashed potatQes, green peas, celery sticks, cherry pie and cof- fee Ralph Gdray reported that a work schedule had been compiled for painting the lions building front and the fronts of two other business establishments in that group of buildings. Saturday Drawing The awards at tSis weeks draw- lng will be for $20, two $10's and five $1% Bill Webb and Alva Reynolds were not present whe their names were called for the larger awards last week Receiving the $1 awards were E W Cart, Mrs Allen Creagor, Bessie Cole, Bill Hlckman and Della Reynolds. Not present for the drawing were Resea Davidson, Tom ChrY- staL Lueila Fite, M E Oates, Earl Kldd, Shirley Moore, Lena Deer -Myra Johnson, Al, Renfrow, Carol West, Edward Scott, Mrs Gay Clark, J H Ford, Magdaline Bigsoldier, and Henry Sine. BULLETIN: Wednesday afternoon Just be. fore press time, the followlng girls were selected as eandldates for the homecoml queen to be crowned FrldBy night during half t/me ceremonies at the Henneey-P Footba game. ..None of the fflrls will know who hM this honor until Friday night Zen it will be announced at the June and the ergwning will tke pk,e. The fom. selectod are: Fresh. man  Carolyn Jo Butler.: 8op Class, JLnlea chum Jm21or Class, Beverlee At. Band Booster Clinic Held Monday For Second Year The Perkins Band Booster club was host to slntiliar clutm from six communities for the 2nd annual Baud Booster Clinic which was originated and held for the first time in the state last year by the Perkins group Towns represented were Or- lando. Pawnee, Stlllwater, Okeene Oarber and Perkins. The band directors and offices of their suporttng organizations of the towns were present. The local group served the ,banquet to the thirty attending. \\; Hiriam Henry, director of OSU bands, was schoduled to preside at the meeting but was unable to make it because 0f iliness Frank Evans, former Perkins director and now director of Gather high school bands, presided in his place. According to Jim Thompson, Perkins director, the clinic will be brought to the attention of the annual teachers meeting to see if more interest might be who might not Those present exchanged ideas end (discussed problems facing each\\; band and their suporting parents and adult groups. at Four Appear On KGEO-TV Enid Wednesday morning October 2 rrole Jo Chney, DOrothy Graves, Mary Lou Honeyman and Marie Darbr accompanied Mrs R H Frank, Homemaking teacher to Enid to apoear on KGEO-TV's ' Good Morning Show''. The girls worked hard deciding on their parts and preparing the sequence of their modelinr show Exper- ience in the HE---FHA Style show last spring helped the girls In their poise an execution of the program. The girls had varied reactions which have been noted Dorothy Graves reported that it was a very nice trip and nice being on TV. She enjoyed it even though she was a bit nervous After going into the control room she now has a better idea wha is goingon when she watches TV. She also got Boyce Hawkins autograph. Mary IJou Honeyman reported that TV stations and being on TV was so much different than she exoected it to be It seemed odd to be sitting there smiling with nothing or no one to smile at bu "IV camera staring ySu in the face.. Carole Jo Chesney" mentioned how the girls not only learned a great deal about fashion but gained poise through that ex- perience. Marie Darby comDared the TV program as a viewer and a psr- tlcipant and how different both ball is not a special Past time of ours and as of yet we haven't developed much interest in it-- but we do get a big kick ott of watching the people who enjoy baseball thoroughly engrossed in the game during the World Series Whether your at the cafe, weld. ing shop, school or at home, you can find someone watching the eeries. xxx This is Fire Prevention week, and so far, Perkins has done it's share, not only this week, but year 'round, to hold fires to the minimum. In fact, in the town of Perkins. the llimum happens to be 0 fires for the year Althou the fire dertment has answered three calls for the year. they have all been rural arms. The first one was in the Spring at tim Arthur home east of Perkins. The second was in June when a patch of green grass caught on fire northeast of Per- kins Then in August, firemen took the rural truck northeast again to douse a county grader whose motor was on fire This is good fire prevention week year round we thlnk---com- pared to the 37 fires last year x ] x NEW AROUND TOWN--New siding on the Asmbly of God church on North main -- The two apartment size homes being constructed by Lawrence Baker for Bert Dodson of Tryon are now under roof and the Inside walls are going In--A nice house has been moved in across from the Markee property in north west Perkins--The Cecil Gray home, ved to town this sum- mer s progressing nicely--New siding has gone on the home one block east of DelMars--A new -roof is now on the Bob Baker home---The chimney of tl#e Meth odist church P, as been Men off There are rumours of at least three residents completing plans for new homes here--a large tree was removed from the Van Zandt yard. xxx The TV weather man predicted the first frost for this area at around October 30 The last three years we have recalled thai first frost usuall come about t 10 days after the homeccning i parade. The parade is later this year, October 26, so that will put the frost up into November this year With over an acre of lawn to mow, we're ready for the relief the frost will give. xxx We don't use Jokes in this col, umn too often, but thought this one particularly amusing: "Have you heard the one about the lady who took the edvice of a TV commercial on- the new deodorant TOol' She bought the large economy size and blew her arm offl" xxx We suspect someone of giving our hitch  black pooch a ride to town Or else how could dog walk two miles on a muddy road and in the rain and come into town without muddy feet and ractically dry? Whoever it was thanks, es he has been want- lng to com in all week. but I didn have time to bring him It's not so bad bringing our dog in town, but he'll stay under your feet all day utll Its timie o go home in the/evening, and then you've got to. drive up every alley in town trying to find him If we don bring him though. 'for some ren he thinks he has the right ol  way on the highway and when he takes out-in a fast run after our car, he'll sure make you believe it He about ran Emma MCla!n off the road coming around the bend by the railroad station the othe# day Tommy Baggett was an over night guest Friday of R K Ewing. Thursday, October 10, 1957 No. 3 Vol. Control . "! . . F00od Is Ora-an00zedl(,,0unc]| t00ontracts for Well. iFor Wlldhorse Wlldhorse Creek up-stream Flood prevention may become alSt0D Light Dec|sIOH MI reality following an organizat-| 1-  ---v ........ _e lonal meeting September 26 at Pleasant Valley Community Cen ter where a Conservative Assoc- iation for Wildhorse Up-stream Flood Prevention was orgY. Officers of the association are L (7 Graves, president; Vlc Hol- brook, vicepresldent; and Joe Hastings, secretary. Direcors are: Loal Thompeon, Rt 4, Sttllwater" Raymond Win. zle, Rt 2, Perkins; Willis Hen- derson, Rt 4, Stfllwater; Walter W Bridenstine, Rt I, Coyle; Chet M Jacobs, Rt 2, Perkins; A O Bentley, Rt I, Coyle and Raymond Bibey, Rt I, Coyle These officers were elected af- ter W M McMurty, WUC, Soil Conservation-Service and Bur- ris (Melvin), attended the meet ing and explained the procedure that shocld be taken to form a  Conservative Association and showed tenative drawings of dam sites on a map. Combined Drive Qfficers Are 00lected Thursday Combined Drive officers were elected Thursday evening .in the Lions building for the coming Perkins driv to be held some- time the flrs of November Roy Crabs will heed the group eatn this year as president, with Ehno Barnes vic-resldent: Ire erie Vassar, executive secretary; Galen Holsinger, treasurer. Two board of directors were for a two ye,t',. The are Mrs Cecil Henry and o- ard Warren. Mrs Florence Hol- brook and Rev Fred Kolosick are the two holdovers on the board and served last year. Mrs Henry and Warren replace Arle Ross and Delbert Butler, whose terr. expired this year. The exact date for the Drlv will be set during a board of directors meeting sometime this week. So far, the Red Cross, Heart Fund, Oklahoma Arthritis and Rheumatism foundation and Boy SCcu%s have asked to par- ticipete in he drive which en2 ables Perkins residents to give to several charities through one combined dlMve The Salvation Army has shown some interest in being included in the drive this year. The board of directors will decide the participants. Farm Loan Secretary Named New secretarv-reasurer of the Sttllwater National Farm Lom Associaion is Louis WiIlian, who succeeds Clifford Thomas, accord lng to an announcement released by Jim Wells, Stlllwater. The Stillwater Association Is associated with .the National Fed- eral ]Land Bank and makes farm loans in Payne, Pawnee. Lincoln and Logan Counties Directors are: Loal Thompson, William C Hlat, Perkins, E R Robblns, Pawnee, Procter Mullens Chandler, L E King, Mulhal an Herb Shoup, Rtpley. Williams has been a boar member for ten years. Thomas is retiring as secretary to devote Ps time to the University Life Insurance Company, which he is now scretaryrean.er " are At the studio you not only see that actual show but you see Dr and Mrs Ewing were guests all the other programs Just before of Mr and MI2 Jack Grfffeth of they go on, Also, yo see the Stlllwater at the OSU and Wichi eamerammen working side byside ta game Saturday. t bring the home viewers the t " Mr and Mrs Nfles were Sun best possible icture If anyon I. " day dinner guests in the Bob needs a person to help with a l | Chesney home 'IV program, Marie has already I ................... volunteered her servlces! ' ' 1 Hurst, Special Assistant of Voca- All of the Perkins cast want! tlonal Education for giving them to take this opportunity to thank the opportunity to put PERKINS Mrs A Streets and Mrs Marib on the TV Mtp / A new water well will be drill- ed in northwest Perkins some- ttme within the next month, ac- Cording to a contract let Septem- ber 20 by the City Council to the Earl R. Kelly Drilling Co. of Okiahoms City Under the terms of the contract, the well must be completed within 60 days of the contract letting September 20. The well will be drilled near the Jack Floyd residence on the street right of way near the alley, according to a report from the Council Monday evening at their regular meeting. This will make the town three wells within the city limits and one standby on the river bottom on the Holbrook place. Red blinker signal light, stop sibms and the legality of such dominated Mondays two hour meeting It was voted by the mere hers to paint large yellow stop signs on the pavement, and or- der tow regulation stop sign to be placed at the red blinker light on the bank ooruer, The red lense will be placed in he blinker lleht when the yellow stop signs are painted on the street. This wil require all ve- hicks to come to a complete stop at that corner. CouncLlmen were concerned a- bout the lack of traffic control at that corner which is used by many small school children The red, green and yellow traffle sig- nal was knocked out of comm- Isslon by a large truck several weeks ago and Is now being re- placed with the blinker type. IHomecoming Letter Is Sent mV00G L. guest speaker Smudgy evczd at the Perkins Methodist h when the regular p?mor, Roy Bill Oden will fill he pulpit va-- eared by Rev Smith while he is in Perk/us for the eveni Rev SitlL one of the ltding churchmen in Oklahoma, is mr rentiy lstor of the  Meth- odist church in StIllwafer. He has served as a missionry in Cub and has held several sucemfful pstorates in Okiahom. During a three year pastorate In Tulsa he took in over 1,400 new mem hers ---.o-- Christian Church Loyalty Month fin Progress The Christian Church of Per- kins has announced that October is "Loyalty Month" for the church. Attendance in every ser- vice of the church is being em- phasized. The minister, Earl Gibbs, is bringing messages on various doctrines, the qMstory and future of the church during this month. Loyalty Month began on ct- ober 0 with Rally Day in the Bible School and the observance o W:orld Qomlnunon Sunday during the morning worship hour. Another special day in this month will be October 20, which s .en's Sunday. On ths day men of the ehurch will take art in the service, and a special message will be brought regard- ing the men in the church. The 1st Sunday of the month, October 27, has been designated as "Loyalty Day". It is the de- sire of the church that every member will be in the Lord's house on this day. Mr and Mrs Earl Hart of Tulsa spent the "weekend in Perkins Invitations have been mailed for the Perkins Former Students and Teachers association 1967 Homecoming Roundup, with the theme for this year's event "Per- kins School Celebration of Okla- homa's 50th year or Semi-con tennlal". The schedule has been planed for Saturday, October 26, with 1 to 5 p m. rranged for registra- tion and open house at the Lions building with the American Leg- ion Aillary furnishing free coffee and homemade cookies. The annual homecoming padmde will get underway at 2:00  m, with lkrtlelpants meeting at 1:30 t the Community building h prize Is offered to the entry best depicting school days 50 years ago. Also prizes for he best bi- cycle and pets in the Idarade. Open House will be held at the new school building from 3 to ,6 pro, Registration for the banque will be from 6 to 7 p m. with the banquet at the 'Oerkins COrral" (Commnity building) at 7 pzn. Special recognition will be givd a the classes of 1936, '37, '38 and all classes up to and including 1907, The price for each plate is $1 06 lus 50 cents membership dues for former students and teachers only. In order to sit with res- pective classes, reservations must b in by October 21st. Anyone who might have fled to receive a lettar of invitation for any reason, should consider this your lnqitation and send in your name, address, number of reservations at $1.00 each and number "f dues at 50 cents each "Also indicate the number you are registering to sit with each class. Lemon Will Have lrtg The Perkins American and Auxiliary will have a Joint lql- owe'en masquerade perty Tuesday evening at 7:30 October 22. All members and veterans are invited. Buzz Fiolle is the Legion com- mander and BetW Jarvis is pre- sident of the Auxiliary The Auxiliary will serve oPen house at the homecoming Oct. 26. The Atudliar membership committee has reported eight new members, Return from Caney, IL, tna Mr and Mrs Earl Scott of Per- kins recently returned from visit. ing Mrs Scott's sister, Mrs Mar- garet Muir and other relatives visiting his mother and fathe in Caney, Kansas, and other relatives. I  The Scott's brought in a copy Markee has spent of the CaneY new,Waper th Mr Francis had a nice itea about their visit the past week in Henryetta, Okia in Caney. They showed the editor installing some feed mill equi there several pictures of the flood merit here in the spring.