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PAGE 4 -- The Perkins Journal Thursday, October 26, 19ti9 Local f / / / Outstanding Music Alumnus Oliver Hardin, a resident of Perkins, was recently selected as this year's Outstanding Music Alumnus at Oklahoma State University. He was honored at the football game on Homecoming Day, Satur- day, Oct. 14 and at Alumni Band activities. Hardin is recognized as a person who committed his professienal life to public school teaching, often in small communities. His teaching career was characterized by quali- ty, integrity and dedication- A music educator in Oklahoma for 20 years and inCalffornia for 14 y ears, Oliver H ardin's distinguish- ed career is representative of the pride and commitment to excellence that mark OSU's music alumni/ae. As a music education major at OSU, Hardin was actfve in many aspects of the department. He was a stalwart member Of the band and w as active in the band fraternity, Kappa Kappa Phi,. He worked his way through school tuning pianos, and he recalls the days of hot and dry rooms in Crutchfield Hall where he was paid the sum of $1,75 per hour for tun- ing the upright piano. {Tuners are now paid as much as $50 per plans) Upon graduating from OSU in 1938, Hardin married the former Irene Ross and together they started the band program in Fox, Okla. This marked one of Hardin's ear- ly successes, for he started 100 students on instruments in the first year. In the fall Of 1940, Hardin mov- ed to Stillwater to teach the grade school band. At that time, students paid $2 to play in band, and Har- din was required to pay the school 10 percent of what he made. He was a bit surprised to discover that initially only nine students elected to participate, leaving him with $16.20 a month to support a wife and a one-month old SOrL He was quick to start an ag- gressive recruiting campaign and by the end of the year had 75 students. After serving as a tool and die maker during the war, Hardin Hise- Turner Durena Hise Darena Hise and Bodie Turner, both of Perkins, have chosen Satur- day, Oct. 28, 1989 for their wedding day. The 2 p.m. ceremony will take place at the home of the bride's parents. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Derald Hiss of Stillwater and M r. and Mrs. Kenneth Sweeten of Perkins-Tryon VFW The Perkins-Tryou VFW Post 7322 and Ladies Auxilary will hold a work night Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7:00 p.m. We need help from all members in restoring our meeting house. Plan to attend and support your Post activites. Sandwiches and drinks will be available. The location is one half m~le south of Tryon 4-Corners on ttWY. 177. Oliver Hardin returned to Mulhall where he was responsible for the music in grades K-12. He served the Mulhall schools for seven years and in that time served as music teacher, high school principal and superintendent. His bands, although small, con- sistently won first division ratings or first place. In addition to his school sibilities, Olive was very civic ed and was active in such orga tions as Boy Scouts, Masons and March. Hardin left Mulhall in to assume a Okla. where he taught 7tK spelling,. instrumental music school psychology and training. During this and his wife Irene started band with son ~bert and Kansas in an, for communi- ty dance After stays in Ripley and Crescef, J ;eded the call to head/~t, and in 1954, assumed a po-'si On in Cupertino, Calif. where he_ ould stay for 14 years until his p/drement and return to Oklahoma. Told and Bodie Turner Perkins. The bride-elect is a graduate of Perkins-Tryon High School. A hairstyllst, she owns Darena s Hair Fashions. She also owns Star Step pers Danc. Studio where she teachs tap, ballet, jazz and baton- A graduate of Pd kins-Tryon High School, Turner is employed at Oberlin Color Press. Church Carnival Come join the fun at the Church of the First Born, 2 miles north of hwy. 33 and 177 jct. and 1 block west. Games for all ages, cake walk, ap- ple bol:ing, etc. Saturday, Oct. 28, 6:30 - 10:30. All proceeds go to fund the church playground- David tee, and of the Perkins Centennial Celebration Commit- file Emerson, Aletha John Beeler and Gertrude Ishmael. Birthday Certificates were presented by David Centennial committee, to Velmn Matthews, Opal Redus, Lula Stratton. Beeler past week has been a an exciting week in Okla. Perkins Centennial , Birthday dinner was Fri- Oct. 20 with 51 present. Those having birthdays and sit- ring at the birthday table were Lula Stratton, Opal Redus, Rosa Grimm and Velma Matthews. I would like to mention to those having birthdays and unable to attend--we missed you: Mae Vassar, Erma Brixey, Bob Burnett and M aebelle White. Also sitting at the Birthday table were our guests from the Perkins Centennial Committee: Ann Miller, town clerk; Mary Morris, David Sasser, chairman of the Perkins Centennial Committee, and Harland Wells. Gertrude Ishmael led us in the "Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag" and Charlie Thompson gave the prayer before dinner. The beautiful cake furnished by IGA was decorated in Halloween colors and decorations. Thank you, IGA. After dinner David Sasser presented the following certificates of appreciation to John and Betty Beeler, Gertrude Ishmael, Aletha Coldsmith, Effie Emersom Those absent receiving certificates were Claude and Mildred Cash, Bob Burnett, Mae Vassar, Maebelle White and Erma Brixey. r was such a beautiful day and we appreciated all of you for having a part in making it a suc- cessful one. Saturday, Oct. 21, on Old Set- tler's Day, we served lunch at the Lions Den and then Saturday night we had our regular party with 30 present. Monday night, Oct. 22 was Music night. Were you there? If not, you sure missed a treat. Jimmie Dod- son, our MC, and Evelyn HaveL Frances Hoover from Perkins; then from Stillwater, we had Bill Ham, Jimmie Ham, Vic Denny, Jim Taylor, Randy Hutchison; from Women's Council Meets By Edna Eyler The Women's Council of the First Christian Church met Tuesday, Oct. 17 in the Fellowship Hall of the church. First, all the women sorted and bagged the clothing and gifts to be taken to the Cookson Hills Chris- tian School near Talequah. The items were donated by members of the church. Many thanks to all The meeting was called to order by President Ruth Wassail. The devotional was given by Joyce Youngker over the text of John 10:14-17: "I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am konwn of mine. As the Father knoweth me, even sol know theFather: and I lay down my life for the sheep. "And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also must I bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shephercL "Therdore doth my Father love me because I lay down my life, that I may take it again." Joyce read a poem, ' he Bless- ings of Service" by Mildred H. Bell. It was noted to have a workday on Nov. 8 to prepare items for the shut-ins end nursing homes. Minutes of the last meeting were read by Edna Eyler. Card chairman Edna also gave a report on cards sent out for birthdays, get well and shut-ins. A closing prayer was given by Er- ma Thomas. The dosing Banedic- lion was recited by all in unison. Refreshments of cake, coffee and tea were served by hostess Edna Eyler to: Bernice Spillars, Charlene Meisinger, Joyce Youngker, Erma Thomas, Brenda Gill, Ruth Wassell, Okemah Darby, Aletha Coldsmith and Erma Shalfer. H, i L ii I HI I Perkins, Old_ahoma 74059 A great hometown! III II III i ,., Cushing, Don Toll; from Drumright, Marvin and Elaine Rainwater and Elaine's brother, Jesse. Our visitors were Jerry and Rose Cramer, Lavenia Hutchison from Stillwater; Bernice Cook from Cushing. Welcome back. Hostesses were Beulah Thompson and Loise McKaughn. Thank you, ladies. Birthday dinver hostesses were Flora Cundiff and Betty Besler. We were pleased to have Kenneth and Lula Stratton's daughter Celeine McMilllan and granddaughter Cleta Costine from Stillwater. Also Thurman and Melva Gray from Norman. Thurman and Melva came to the center all the time un- til moving to Norman not too long ago. Then Lee Hettenback from Twin Falls, Idaho. Lee was visiting the Beelers this past week, an un- cle of John's. Flu shots today at I; Potluck tomorrow, 4th Wednesday. Remember our Saturday night party. Guess what! We are going to have a Halloween party Tuesday, Oct. 31. Please come join us. That's all, folks. See you next week! Mary Morris, one of the Centennial Committee members, ! John Beeler, preddent of the Perkins Senior Citizens, with the Senior Citizens prepare for Centennial activities. NICE BRICK HOMEAND HOUSEHOLD FURNISHI ANTIQUES * COLLECTABLES * GLASSWARE i Saturday, Oct, 28, 1989 (Regardless of Weather) ;, : Beginning at 10 A.M. i (Real Estate Sells at I P.M.) ......... ...... This sale to be conducted at the prop- erty at 118 Northeast Fifth, Perkins, Oklahoma. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 5, Block . 4, Baker Addition to the Town of Per- ......... ~ ..... klns, Payne County, Oklahoma This attractive brick home has an excellent floor plan - the ontryway accesses a spacious living area and formal area with built-in hutch. Sliding glass doors open onto a patio overlooking the chain-link fenced backyard. Off dining area, is s family room with a wood-burning fireplace and patio access. The kitchen area has excellent storage planning, a dining space, dishwasher and a double-oven Visual/to Range. The kitchen has access to the attached double garage through the utility area with a full bath and planning. A hallway off the entryway leads to a full bath and two bedrooms, This home is well.maintained and is ready for occupancy. Additional features include central heat and air, carpeting and tile, and a well-landscaped yard. HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS Round Dinette Table w/4 chairs; General Electric Washer, like new', Kenmore Clothes Dryer, soft heat; Maple Suite - dropJeaf table w/6 matching chairs, Buffet (in beautiful condition); Small Carved Glass-topped Lamp Anne Style Sofa w/3 cushions; 2-Matching Sofa Tables w/inlaid tops and a matching coffee table; Beige Recliner; Cushion Couch, nice; Floor Lamp; Portable Toshiba TV w/stand; Wood Stand w/3 sheIve~; Framed Wall English Scenes, llorals, some matching pairs; Mantle Anniversary Clock. PERSONAL PROPERTY Chest-Type Deep Freeze; 2 Piece Bedroom Suite - double bed, 6-drawer dresser w/attached mirror; Whirlpool Refrigerator, 14 cu. ft,, freezer at top, bronze color; Framed Wall Mirrors (2); Glass Curved China Cabinet; Upholstered Chairs w/fluted backs; 2-Crystal Table Lamps; 2-Overstuffed Arm Chairs, gold upholstery, matching Round Pedestal Table w/ceramic top; RCA Color Television in cabinet, 25 inch, remote control; Cabin~ ,t Rad Track; Tape Player - Country Western Records; Singer Electric Sewing Machine; Marble Topped Lamp Table, ANTIQUES ' Marble-Topped Wash Stand w/marble splash-board, beautiful; Wood Smoking Stand w/tobacco jar compartment; Chair w/upholstered seat and back, wide curved arms; Walnut Television Cabinet w/hinged door:;; Tables; Framed Mirror w/etched glass; Cherry Bedroom Suite, 4-poster bed, hi~jh-boy che~t, dresser w/upholsl Side Chair w/upholstered seat; Cut-Glass Boudoir Lamps; Quilts, Embroidered Dresser Scarves; Dresser Set Mirror. DISHES AND GLASSWARE Decorative Plates, Mixing Bowls, Coming Ware, China Service for 8, Refrigerator Dishes, Pyrex Baking Dishes, rative Glass and China Pieces, Cookie Jars, Lazy Susan China Cannister Set, Lots of Milk Glass, Salt and Pepper t on, Vases, Decorative Baskets, Hand-Painted China, Dessert Plates, Cnnc~lo Holders, Set of Molto JaDanese Chins painted. Some Pink Depression Glass, Old Crockery, Carnival Glass, Ruby Glass Vases, Ctd Glass Bowls Painted Pitchers, Punch Bowl and Cups, Candy Dishes, 18 Crystal Goblets, Cut Glees Water Pitcher, MISCELLANEOUS Toaster Oven, Hamilton Beach Blender, Coffee Pots, Counter-Top Mixer, Tupperware, Electric Trivets, Wood Rolling Pin, Electric Percolator, Toaster, Set of Stainless Steel Steak Knives, Kerosene Lamp, Cups and Bowls, Checkerboard Cake Pan, Collection of Old Recipes, Cast-Iron Skillets, Baking Pans, Pots Hamilton Beach Fast Cooker, Electric Donut-Maker, Cutlery, Kitchen Utensils, Kirby Vacuum. Metal Porch Glider, Lawn Chairs, 2-Patio Tables, Metal Lawn Cart, Charcoal Cooker, Electric Edger and other items too numerous to AUCTIONEER'S NOTE - This nice home is ready for occupancy, The late Merril Butler was builder of this home. sonal property is of exceptional quality. The Real Estate will be soiling at 1 P.M. The property will be shown prior to the auction date, call 405-336-2360. TERMS ON REAL ESTATE: A down payment of ten percent of the purchase price on day of sale with the confirmation of sale by the District Court of Payne County and at time of closing of transaction, TERMS ON PERSONAL PROPERTY: Cash. Personal checks require proper identification. POSSESSION: At time of completion of transaction. All statements made day of sale take precedence over all prior advertising. Refreshments will be available at sale sits. Fred Cruse Estate, Owners Gsrvin L. Cruse, Personal Representative -- Sale To Be Conducted By -- Luster Auction DEWAYNE & ASSOCIATES REALTY AUCTION COMPANY 405/336-2360 Broker and Auctioneers ~Im~.mv~m ASSOCIATE AUCTIONEER R|k H~flt~ --- Jo= Habben Sl 4 aelItwlml St. Pm'rf. Okhl.