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TH PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1997 PAGE- by Rick Clark 70 Years Ago-Nov. 3. 1927: Eden Chapel News-Vera, Beulah and Lester Cole picked otton for Harry Johnson Thurs- day. There will be a Halloween pro- gram and pie-supper at High 'Prairie Fiday night. The Ladies Aid will quilt a quilt jor Mrs. Harry Albright Wednes- day. The pie supper at High Prairie Friday night brought in $36. Macie Kirk got the box of choco- "lates for the most popular girl. Lost Creek News-Mr. and Mrs. "john Bowyer spent Sunday at :the Bryan Home. About 25 ladies with Mrs. Elliott Monday afternoon. A so- cial hour was spent and refresh- ments were served. Salem School is planning on having a pie supper in the near future. Mrs. Ora Dunlap entertained her class at a mask party at the home of Mrs. Blumer. Donald Stokes received first prize and Alene "lTlompson secondon cos- fume. Businesses advertising in The Perkins Journal were R.W. Holbrook, physician; Perkins l iiling Station, H.E. Drumright, proprietor; ILL Baker, undertak- ing, phone 25; and blcClain Oil Co, Guy E. McClain, prop. Phone 45. You could buy a brand new t928 Buick sedan for $1,195 to $1,995 from Vermillion-Bradley Motor Company in Stillwater. Delbert Butler went to Cushing Friday evening on business. C.H. Janeway, Scout executive Cimarron Valley Council, was a Perkins visitor. Mr. and Mrs. A. Riley and son, Albert, Mr. and Mrs. Haskins, Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Riley and daughter, Doris, motored to Shawnee to visit Mr. Riley's aughters, Mrs. Floyd Rogers nd Mrs. Roy Martz. 40 Years A o-October 31. 19S7: Mr. and Mrs. Garvin Cruse ar- rived home from their vacation in Colorado. Reports are good luck from deer hunting. Charles Rushmore, owner of the Perkins Y Livestock Auction, reports the biggest sale since it was opened 12 years ago. They ran over 800 head of cattle oernal through Monday. Frank Eaton ("Pistol Pete") in- troduced Jesse James, III, who was in town visiting Eaton. Mr. James is the grandson of THE Jesse James. He came from Colo- rado for his visit. School is nearly back to nor- mal this week after it was closed down last week due to the flu. It was noted by Editor Bob Evans that Betty Carder, reporter for the Tryon News, said that Tryon Schools were also closed. In the Tryon News, Betty Carder, reported that: Allan "Shorty" Vassar has been here on leave from Fort Hood, Texas. He brought a friend, Ralph Parsly, with him. Notice! I am opening a beauty shop in my home located 2 1/2 miles east and 1/4 mile north of Moser's Corner (Whistle Stop #2). I will open for business, Monday, Nov. 4. Erma Shafer. Phone 913-F22. Cancelled checks make good receipts. Open a checking ac- count at Payne County Bank. Ambulance service. Strode Fu- neral llome, directly west of time courthouse. Phone 50, Stillwa- ter. A&M Brand blilk. The milk that tastes like milk should taste. At your grocer's. 3 5 Years Ago-November 1, 1962: Thanks! For being so patient while I planted my wheat crop. I do not plan on being away from the store again until com- bining time (unless sick). Come in for a friendly chat. (But don't climb over the gate.) Clara Wirz, farmer and merchant. The Perkins Demons lost to Luther, 50-6, last week. Perkins' only score came in the last four minutes on a keeper by quar- terback Larry Gene Thompson. They were to host Garber with- out several key players due to injuries. They were Bill McDm ,ie14 tackle; Mike Braziel, cente%a O end Jim Niles. Four others were "questionable" due to injuries: end Jim Hunt, half- back Bob Darby, quarterback Bob Dickson, and halfback Lynn West. Perkins Lions club members viewed a film on mouth-to- mouth respiration that was pre- sented by Otto Wood, who was in charge of the program for the evening. Pearl Krater had as her Sunday dinner guest Allie Stumbo, Pearl Freeman and Pearl Stumbo. The occasion was to celebrate Allie Stumbo's birthday. Mrs. Joe L. Youngker, Mark and Sandra of Oklahoma City, were guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Youngker. At a recent meeting of the Perkins4-H club the following officers were elected: president, Bobby Evans; vice-president, Bobby Butler; secretary Kent Barnes; and game leader, Monta Lynn Jacobs. U.S. Senator Mike Monroney and democratic gubernatorial candidate W.P. Bill Atkinson were expected to be at the an- nual Lee Kirk Barbecue. The bar- becue was a traditional election year political event held in the Perkins Community Building (Located where the present day Middle School Gym is). Every day is a good day if you bank with us-Payne County Bank. Anti-freeze $1.65 per gal- lon. Gardner's Station. Call Lib- erty 7-2411 to place your want ads (Still true today, only use 547-) Patty Sadler was crowned queen by the sophomore class president Cecil Leach at the Annual School Carnival held in Tryon. Douglas Griffin celebrated his 8th birthday with a party held in the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. \V.ll. (;riffin. Cake ,rod ice ere,ira were served to time honoree and his guests Bill), Ingrain, David Carl Fry, David Kinzie, Irven blcKey, Stephen Cundiff. Winifred Evans, Larry Sharp, and Chris Murray. 30 Years Ago-November 2. 1967: Army private Freddie J. Springer, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Springer, Perkins, has been assigned to the 199th Light In- fantry Brigade near Long Binh, Vietnam. From "An Item More" column by Billy J. Dickson: Paul Evans was bragging about beating Palmer Sadler four games in a row of dominoes the other day. We asked him who his partner was. "Why, Sadler, of course," he said. -There was only one little dingy soap mark on the Journal froaat windows fOICtl hWtH allowe n. What's wronge t l the nowadays? The Demons fell to Bowlegs 28- 12. Scoring for the 1967 De- mons against Bowlegs were Hap Wells who caught a pass for 50 yards; and Dan Kastl who scored from 35 yards on a Vic Roubidioux pass. Pictured were Kent Barnes, a 100 pound "Little Demon" making a tackle with II Memorial Cards .Bookmarks Photos Announcements -Newspaper articles Almost anything that you want to keep protected! :! L 3. ,' : Available In Perkins. You Don't Have To Go To Stillwater ,::: :7:: :: : Anymore To Get Anything Laminated! 122 South Main -Perkins .547-2411 Hours: Mon-Tues 10 -6:30, Wed.Closed, Thu-Fri 10-5, Sat. 10-12 (sometimes) Member Perkins Main Street, Inc. ======== Rusty Behne, Wayne Mangold, and George tliil. It's just four weeks away from the opening of basketball sea- son for OSU Coach Henry Iba, who begins his 34th year, ac- cording to a column "Sports Stile" by Otis Wile. 2 5 Years Ago-November 2, 1972.. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Thompson were featured on the front page of the Journal. Mattie Lee has lived in Perkins since she was three years old. Gene came to Perkins while working as an Army Flight Instructor. At the time of the feature story, Gene was a salesman for Phil Hardin Buick in Stillwater and Mattie Lee was a fulltime Tupperware Manager. "They are just two more poeple that make Perkins such a wonderful place to live," the writer relSorted. Valinda Mcllvain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ditz Mcllvain, has been chosen at the 1972 Perkins-Tryon football queen. You are cordially invited to attend a free barbecue to be held Monday evening, Nov. 6, 1972, at the Perkins Community Building, read an ad from Payne County Commissioner candi- date Wilfred Overholt. Those attending a meeting of the American Legion auxiliary were Ella B. McCarty, Evelyn Cruse, Nola Casey, Viola Hickman, Mae Decker, Ruth Stanley, lva Rusco, Marjorie IXlast, and time hostess, Pat Niles. The Perkins-Tryon Demons were defeated by Pawnee, 36-6. P-T's only score came on a 23 yard pass from quarterback Kenny McKosato to end Tim ltubbard. Pictured trying to re- cover a fumble were Mike Brown and Eddie Smith. Eric Davis and Jim Edwards, owners of the Perkins Y Live- stock Auction, thanked every- one for making October the big- gest month in the history of the local auction. Buck Coppinger and Butch Young were pictured getting ready to move a vehicle that had been involved in an accident. Coppinger owned an automo- tive repair shop in Perkins. 20 Years Ago-November 3, 1977." It was decided at a meeting of 15 business and professional people to call their new organi- zation the Perkins Chamber of Commerce. The name was changed from the Perkins Busi- ness and Professional Club that had been formed earlier. They met each Monday morning at the Lions Den for coffee and donuts. A "kitty" was passed around to pay for the coffee and donuts. Attending were Bill Sasser, John Bowyer, J.D. and Evelyn Anderson, Mattie Lee Thompson, Elizabeth Wise, Flo- rence Holbrook, John Baker, Mayor DeWayne Moser, Delmar Niles, Galen Holsinger, Larry Navarrette, Bob Brown, Bob Evans, and Patty Johnson. The Perkins Lions Club was asking the public to help in do- nations for new Christmas deco- rations. The Lions had already contributed $700 and needed a total of $2,000 for the decora- tions that would be 8 foot Christmas trees. In an article written by Keith Disney, the Perkins-Tryon De- mons were District 10-B runners up after a loss to Crescent, 10- 0. Shown making plays for the Demons were Billy Womack, Steve Cole,Tim Spence, John Moore, Terry Ventris, and Todd Smalley. The David McLemore family lost their two-story fire. The fire was have started from a that was knocked 1_98_7_: The registration close for the one percent sales tax election that held in November. was to he used for bridges and The Perkins-Tryon defeated Tonkawa, 7. homecoming victory. running back Chad scored from five yards the victory. Steve Hall the PAT. Sherrie McKnight was as the homecoming The second annual Mash was scheduled tot at the Perkins Middle gym. Kids were haunted house at NW Street across from the Photos pictured tion on a new classrooms being built Chapel United Church and a new hall being added at United Methodist It's not too early to be about the .Homemade bird houses Squirrel feeders Fresh cut flowers Potted plants Handmade Candles, crafts & gifts And, much more! t .,.