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Perkins, Oklahoma
October 13, 1977     The Perkins Journal
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October 13, 1977

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Area Schools have reunion The Elm Grove, IXL, Pleasant Valley, Fairview, Salem and Centerview schools had their annual reunion Sunday October 2 at the Elm Grove Community Center. A lovely dinner was served at 1:00. Those attending were Ida Cottman, Dolly and Virginia Kennedy, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Leach, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Rains, Pearl Rains, Alice and Orvallyn Rains, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Ricks, all of Stillwater. Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Barton of Norman and Bryan Poling of Coyle. Those from the Perkins vicinity were Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Cross, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Herrod, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Listerman, Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Moorman, Mr. : and Mrs. Verl Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Edmond- son, Rosa Wegley, Frances Burton, Lorayne West and Mr. and Mrs. Burl Bliss. -0- Cimarron Valley Homemakers meet Cimarron Valley Home- makers met in the Fellow- Ship Hall of the First Methodist Church Oct. 4, at 1:30. Mary Dodson lead the group in singing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". l/rma Brixey read Psalms 121 and a prayer titled One Way Street. The members joined together for the Pledge of the flag. Roll call Was answered by naming a metric measure already used ,Personally. The secretary and treasurer's reports were read and approved. The Stillwater News Press asked us to name two members they could feature ia the Homemaker of the section. We chose Lee Brixey and Allen. Their pic- will appear in the paper with an article of their Past and present activities in the club and community. Mary Dodson was present- ed a beautiful gold locket for being named Homemaker Today. A list of her aCcomplishments in her family, club, church and Ommunity were read. Charlene Meisinger re- on her trip to the Achievement Cimarron Valley re- Ceived recognition for their Work in the cultural arts area. Pat Niles is the local Chairman. Plans were made to enter the Cheese Festival as a club ect. It will be held Nov. -12 at the Stillwater Bank. Pat 'Niles urged each enter an item she hand made in the Arts Fair Oct. 19. members volunteer- l to demonstrate how to bake their craft items. Agnus Cowley gave the on Metric Update. In U.S. as many as 80 measures are used, the metric system only basic measures with variations would be The basic measures the meter, liter and 95% of the world's use the metric The metric system is simple and unified. hostess, Geraldine served delicious re- to the following: Hise, Dora Mercer, Pat Mary Dodson, Ruby Opal Olsen, Erma Charlene Meisinger, Frank, Elsie Grant, Cowley, Virginia and guest Judy The monthly social will be 7 at 6:30 in the Lions ' Each in attendance dress up for the Party. next meeting will be 1 at Mae Vasser's -0- the crowd! Subscpibe The Perkins Journal Thursday, October 13, 1977.9 National Newspaper Week is being Observed During National Newspaper Week, The Journal would like to introduce you to the people that make it all happen each week. 52 times a year, the Journal ends up in your mail box or grocery carts, and the entire staff is proud of the part they play in its production. The Journal co-publisher-owner Yvonne Evans works with page makeup. The finishing touches are put on a page of this issue of The Journal. Yvonne handles all the ad pasteup and layout, bookwork and office management as well as the preparation and layout of job printing. Publisher Bob Evans reads over copy for this week's edition of the Journal. The Publisher of a weekly newspaper does everything from sweeping the floor to selling ads. Evans is responsible for the editorial and news content of the Journal, local advertising sales, page makeup, production at the central plant, general management, public relations and civic work, and assures that the bills are paid. Irene Hazelbaker is circulation manager of The Journal. It is her job to keep up with the some 2000 stencils of subscribers, adding new subscribers and keeping the list current. She also maintains the 7,800 stencil Central Rural News mailing list which is kept at the Journal office. On press day Irene heads up the mailing crew, that addresses, inserts, and bundles the papers and sends them off in mail bags to their destinations. Margaret Coate is the Journal typesetter. It is her job to take the countless pages of copy each week that is mailed or brought by or created by the Journal staff and set it into columns of type. After the type is set and processed, it is proof read and returned to the typesetter for corrections. The typesetting machine in the background is to set the larger type used in the advertisements and headlines. The Journal is printed at The Pawhuska Journal-Capital newspaper plant in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. The Journal purchases time in the plant beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday. Here technician Kenneth Infield shoots page negatives of this week's issue of The Journal. The high school journalism class under direction of Mrs. Anna Marie Evans, is responsible for gathering school news and photographs for always two and sometimes three pages of your Journal. There are 18 students in journalism. Each student spends an hour a day, five days a week which represents a total of 90 hours a week expended to journalism class and producing the school news. Other weekly newspapers printed at Pawhuska include the Hominy News-Progress, The Barnsdall Times, The Cleveland American, The Shidler News, The Skiatook Advocate, The Braman Leader, The Central Rural News, The Lamp and The Journal. Here pressman gets the rotary press ready to go on a busy Wednesday morning. Margie Miller, whose husband teaches in the Perkins-Tryon Schools, is advertising representative for Stillwater. Margie is broadcast major in the school of Journalism at OSU, specializing this semester in advertising sales. She lacks only a few hours having her degree. LaVeta Randall is feature and news writer for The Journal, as well as serving as advertising representative in Cushing. She has also devoted many hours editing the history book, "Cimarron Family Legends", which will be for sale sometime this winter. i I i,i i/