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Hoag & Sons Book BinderY).: InC. p. 0. BoX 162 ~ic~.~49284-0162 sp~ingPo~t~ . / \ ) 0 YEAR VOL 100 NO. 5 Perkins, Payne County, Oklahoma, USI~ 428040 THURSDAY, November 2, 1989 A More Jeff Shultz night I went to our a late night sandwich the refrigerator door most average American my family keeps little on the fridge door. from the kid's teachers, ira- and the have graced the refrigerator. on everyones fridge, to time, is one of those cards that one grocery stores, or some other vying for your hard earn- is necessary for l kind of feel sil- McDonalds, standing t 15 minutes, finally being all '~an I have some game specialists know sales by of- because no one silly." by a magnetic on your fridge door, is card with little game out of tiny slits and everyone in the house see ex- needed to win the I need is a 'h' and s ~' 'hamburger' and $1000," you say. '~)f three french fries in or sideways) I can my the picture. various articles reminded me of grandmother, who and I almost given us a memories, and I believe of my favorites. with her one sum- roofing her house and to pay me for it so money for college. doo~ was, not one, these '~)ingo" type of from the two local Stores. afternoon she would send store to get a couple of could get those game could hopefully come Winning. it was toilet paper and from one store and the other. The it was ice cream from one from the other. I think you get the I came in with the and paper towels and grabbed the game started to stick them on J carol "I heard her say. 'We today." OVer and said, ' qNell, let's got." eyes I saw a win- I looked at it sure. Yep, she $1000 winner. Grandma," I began, a winner. It's for a dollars! "' Where?" there," I said as I pointed carc~ blocked me out of the Jimmy Johnson would her on his tean~ WORD! I DO HAVE it was! The Shultz always been jinxed to games and contests like Grandama the curse. even more around to me that she was going ,tohelp "S GO COLLECT "I screamed. for her to get a clothes, put on makeup her best wig om She had because her picture ~in the next week's issue Democrat. doll up too much Gran- ~aid, '~/ou've got to look the money." kept building as her car and headed at the grocery store the door. She for an old woma the store and con- store manager. Already on page 2) The 38th Annual Former Students and Teachers Banquet for the Perkins and Perkins-Tryon Schools will be held this Saturday evening, November 4, in the P-T Gym. "Centennial 1889-1989" has been chosen as the theme of this year's banquet by the association board. Robert D. Tomlinson, 1964 graduate of Perkins High School, will be Master of Ceremonies. Tomlinson is General Counsel for The (h aries M achine Works, Perry. His focus of legal practice for the company is products liability, per- sonal injury and business litigation. While in high school he played football and basketball, was on the FFA Livestock Judging Team and made the Superintendent's Honor Roll. He earned his Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering degree from Oklahoma State University and holds a Juris D~cotrate from Oklahoma City ~niversity School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association. Steer Inn of Perkins has been contracted to serve the buffet meal. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. and the meal will be served at 6 p.m. The classes of 1939, 1964, and 1979 will be honored at the banquet. The class of 1939 will gather from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the Perkins Museum for a class reu- nion. The class of 1954 will hold its 35th reunion during Saturday after- noon at the Lions Den and the 1964 and 1979 classes will meet after the. banquet. Attends James Fulwider Alumni end School Golden Graduate t National Meeting By Gina Huckabay P erkins-Tryon School's superintendent. Dr. Don Dale, at- tended a national convention Oct. 14-15 in Atlanta, Ga. for the Sou them Rural E ducation Associa- tion (SREA), He was appointed by Oklahoma Secretary of Education. Sandy Gar- rett, and is now serving on the Board of Directors, along with 11 other men and womew The meeting held this month in- v oived only the 12 board members and the subject discussed was the conference that is going to be held in April, once again in Atlanta, in- volving the entire organization. The Southern Rural Education Association is members from 19 southeast region of country. The t~m ot ~K~ ~e rbo rural eduea ou, legislation and research for education in rural schools. Dr. Dale is also the president of Dr. Don Dale the Organization of Rural Oklahoma Schools (OROS), a member of the State Advisory Education, National and State Council, Superintendent Advisory School Administration and was State Department of Vocational Director of Research in 1985. James l~ Fulwider was chosen this ye~ as the honored former stu- dent. A member of the 1939 , . aduvting daes, he grew up on the farm homesteaded by his grand- ther in 1889 (present location of Cimarron Heights addition). Jim attended all 12 grades at ~rkins High School. He played f~tball while in high school. After ~h school, he attended Oklahoma University for two years b~re entering the navy. "~He served in the navy from 1942 to 1947 as a torpedo bomber pilot, art#mining the rank of Lieutenant. ~md one tour of duty aboard the c~r USS Hornet; he received the D tinguished Flying Cross and air medals he re-entered OSU with a B.S. degree golf led him back to Rutgers University in New Jersey where he received an M.S. degree in Turf M anagement. From 1958 until retirement in 1988, he worked as golf course superintendent at Century Country Club, Purchase. N.Y., Westchester County, near New York City. For 25 years he served on the green section committee of the United States Golf Association. His specialty was turf management, Applications For Reserve Police Officers Taken According to City Hall, Lovers A pplications for Reserve Police Lane will he blocked off and closed Officers arenow being taken, accor- during working hours for two to ding to Perkins Police Chief Bill three days sometime in the next Lott. week. All whoareinterestedinthepr@ This action is taken so that gram must be at least 21 years of workers from OG&E. the county, age and can pick up their applica- and city can trim the trees along tion from City Hall. the street. Lovers Lane To Be Closed Married for 46 years to Frances Metz from Massachusetts, Jim has ason, James C., and a daughter, Kathi. After retiring he still plays golf (to a 10 handicap} and does some consulting. T AYLORSVILLE COUNTRY FAIR SITE--The lit Amaual Taylorsville Country Fair will take place in the beautiful country eide setting of Tnylorsville, located northeast of P Idns. The Fair will take place this weekend and Fair oSalflsem have plmmed a big time for all who come. Admh~on to the Fair is free. A special supplement to The Perkins Journal, giv- ing a schedule of events for the fair, can be found in this issue of The Journal This Year's Honorees-- Jack K. Vassar Former School Board Member This year's honored school board member is Jack K. Vassar. a 1944 graduate of Perkins High School. He was born in Perkins the son of I.D. and Mae Vassar After graduation from high school, Jack attended OSU. receiv- ing a B.S. degree in Business Ad- ministration. After college, he entered into a partnership with his father, forming Vassar Manufactur- ing Ca During the Korean War, he serv- ed for two years in Headquarters. the Adjutant General's Section. at Fort Sam Houston. Texa~ On discharge, he returned to the Vassar Company, expanding it's operation from a local/regional operation to selling nationally and internationally. Two other com- panies were also started by Vassar; Custom Producton, making hose reels and special parts for Swan Rubber Company, and Perkins M new In 1906 Jack was elected to the Board of Directors of the Farm Equipment Manufacturing Association {an international association}, later serving as presi- dent from 1972-73. In 1973 he was voted Oklahoma's Small Business Man of the Year, finishing 5th in national competition for this honor. He has been active in local com- munity service organizations. He served on the Perkins School Board, serving at times as presi- dent. He was on the board at the time the school system became P erk ins- Try on. Jack and his wife Pat {from Purcell) are the parents of four childrev. Detri, Jaque, Kendall and Kevim Rick Matheson OSU Research Station DATE HI IX) PREC. 10/25 85 58 00 10/26 84 61 00 10/27 80 62 00 1 0/28 80 58 05 10/29 78 55 95 10/30 67 45 1.50 10/31 51 31 00 Perkins, Oklahoma- 74059 A great hometown! Hollis Ward Former Teacher Hollis Ward graduated from Crescent High School in 1943. He attended OSU for one year, enlisting in the navy in 1944. He served aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific and was discharged in 1946. He returned to OSU, receiv- ing his B.S. in Education in 1949. In 1955 he received an M.S. in School Administration from OS U. He taught Social Studies and coached at Fay, Oklahoma, 1949-50. From 1950 to 53 he was Principal and Coach at Hydro. From 1953 to 1958 he was High School Principal and Coach at Perkins.That year he left teaching to become Payne County Auditor. In 1964, he became the Voca- tioual Reh abilitation Counselor for Payne County f~ the State Depart- ment of Education. In 1968 he with offices at OSU. from where he reti~e~n, 1985 Hollis was Mayor of Perkins in 1964 mui 1965. He was president:of the Perkins Lions in 19~4. He also served on the Perkins board of Educatiov He and his wife Alice have two children, Linda and Wesley, both graduates of Perkins High School and OSU. November 2 ~" Chamber of Commerce meeting. 12 noon at the Lions Den, November 3 ~Varsity Football. Perkins vs. St. Mary, Home 8 p.m. ~-Taylorsville Wagon Train will pass through Perkins around 11:30 a.m. A barn dance at Taylorsvill will be held in the evening time. November 4 Taylorsville Country Fair Events and shows begin at 9 ram. ~Progress Community Center Bazaar. Dinner and A uctiorL 6 p.m. Progress Community Center. ~*P-T Alumni Banquet, P*.T Gym. Registration begins at 5 p.m and dinner ~vill be served at 6 p.m. November 6 ~P-T Board of Education meeting. Superintendent's office. 7:30 p.r~ ~, Perkins Town Board of Trustees meeting, City Hail. 7:30 p.m. November 7 v" High School girls basketball scrimmage. Perkins vs. Meeker, Home. 5 p.m. \ II Illl I I I II