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THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, November 12, 2015- A5 0 On Nov. 22, 1718,Edward Teach, also known as Black- beard, is killed off North Carolina’s Outer Banks during a battle with a British navy force. Believed to be a native of England, Teach likely began his pirating career in 1713 on the Queen Anne’s Revenge. - On Nov. 20, 1923, the US. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to inventor and newspaper- man Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. By having a third position besides just “Stop” and “Go ,” it better regulated crossing vehicles. On Nov. 21, 1916, the Britannic, sister ship to the Titanic, sinks in the Aegean Sea, killing 30 people. In the wake of the Titanic disaster in 1912, the White Star Line made modifications in the construction of the Britan- nic, but an explosion caused catastrophic damage. On Nov. 19, 1969, Brazil- ian soccer great Pele scores his 1,000th professional goal in a game in Rio de J aneiro. It was a major mile- stone in a legendary career that included three World Cup championships. CIMA .. Moments 1n tune THE HISTORY CHANNEL 0 On Nov. 18, 1978, Peo- ples Temple founder Jim Jones leads hundreds of his followers in a mass murder-suicide at their commune in a remote part of Guyana. Many of Jones’ followers willingly ingested a poison—laced punch, while others were forced to do so at gun— point. The final death toll at J onestown that day was 909; a third of those were children. ' On Nov. 16, 1988, in Pakistan, citizens vote in their first open election in more than a decade, choos— ing as prime minister the populist candidate Benazir Bhutto, daughter of former Pakistani leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. She was the first woman leader of a Muslim country in modern history. 0 On Nov. 17,1998, Daim- lerChrysler begins trad- ing its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The company had formed five days earlier, when the American Chrysler Corporation merged with the German conglomerate Daimler-Benz AG. (0) 2015 King Features Synd., Inc. "NTURE CLINIC Diamond Valley Com- munity Center is located five miles east of Still- water on Highway 51. After the school dis- trict was consolidated, the members of the community committed themselves to keep the building in good repair so it could be used for other community activ— ities. Thebuilding was originally a rura public school. In 1940, a young lady, Rachel Demaree, saw the need for a Sunday School in the Diamond Valley Community. She went around to each house in the neighbor- hood and asked people to come the next Sunday morning. If a family wasn’t home, she left a note on the front door. As a result of Rachel’s visits, 81 people showed up, and a weekly Sunday School was started. Then after a time, preaching service were included. An organized church was founded in 1953. The church and com- munity work together. Other groups have used the facility through the years. The building is called the Diamond Dentures Par-rials - I've/Ines — Repairs 321 N. Main in Perkins Call (405) 612-7304 for appointment } Are Ready to See You ilipmllonday__-Thursday ii iii 5pm --on”Frirlay i0 schediie our appointment 0 en uni DRUMRIGHT r: DENTAL CENTER 1226 West Broadway l Drumright, OK 74930 i www.c‘rumrighidentalcememom members of canadian valley electric cooperative and central rural electric cooperative are invited to attend Attend the meeting of your choice to find out the current status of the consolidation and how the idea of BOLD leadership will help to position your cooperative for the future. STILLWAIER - Nov. 10, 2015, Wes Watkins Center, Washington and Hall of Fame, Stillwater, OK 74078 CHANDLER ~ Nov. 12, 2015, Route 66 interpretive Center, 400 E. Route 66, Chandler, OK 74834 SHAWNEE ~ Nov. 17, 20i5, Heart of Oklahoma Expo, Leo and Highway 177, Shawnee, OK 74804 SEMINOLE Nov. 19, 2015, Kelly Haney Center, Campus of Seminole State College, Seminole, OK 74868 i Doors open at 5:30 pm. with dinner starting at 6 pm. Please RSVP by Nov. 6 for the Nov. 10 and 12 meetings, or by Nov. 13 for the meetings on Nov. 17 and 19. Wsith : ce er (844) 5334130. .coo meetin -RSVP.as BOIDleadership rising tie standard * E; e- r‘ p. p o r 2: u n i i z: 'M. I "5615 3W8 r‘e We» meetings -«-—« to RSVP online or by phone at i'h “We at“ “W ‘ Wm WWW... . $555 Smart {may Wu prmmr By Charles Wall ' Valley Community Center and the Dia-' mond Valley Commu- nity Church meets in the building. The building is avail— able for rent for events by outside groups, such as weddings, parties, and family reunions. For one period of time, the building was a voting place. Last Saturday, Novem- ber 7, Diamond Valley Community had their Fall Festival with a chicken and noodle dinner.‘ Crafts and baked goods were also available for sale. A donation draw- ing was held for a big beautiful quilt. The proceeds went toward the upkeep of the Com— munity Center. Part of the Fall Festi- val was a celebration of 75 years of the Sunday School and church, 1940 to 2105. A time on the program was made for previous members and pastors to relate mem— ories. One of the members in the early days of the church was the family of Carl and Gladys Grant. The couple was mar— ried February 1940, and bought a farm east of Diamond Valley school house. Rachel Demaree left a note on their door about starting a Sunday School. Carl and Gladys attended, and they became youth sponsors in the early years. Their children ate Mary Beth and Kent. Some of the other fam- ilies of the community and/or the church were Dean, Denny, Driskel, Henderson, Nichols, Ross, Turnham, Sneed, and Wilson. Some of the preach- ers serving the church through the years were V. A. Doty, Peyton Glass, Jr., Logan Har- grove, Harry L. Hix, Ray Sherman, Larry Eslinger, Cecil Rid— ing-In, and Steve Foust. Quincy Morris is the present minister. Someone from the church writes a weekly article for the church page of The Journal. I want to thank Mary Beth Treat, Barbara Cavett, and Judy German for providing me infor- mation. RICANFWERS RANCHERS PERKINS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. MARY A. MORRIS, AGENT JOSHUA E. MORRIS, AGENT LANETI'E PIERSON, AGENT 218 N. Main PO. Box 136 Perkins, OK 74059 W- an 405-547-2971 M as November Grandota© Days 1st Three Thursdays - Noon-6:30 p.m. (Saving room for turkey of the 4th Thursday) Includes Salsa 81 Chips $12 A flour tortilla filled shredded Beefi Chicken, or Pork (Okla. Raised), refried beans, lettuce, tomatoes, green onions 6* topped w/ sour cream, cheese (9' Santa Fe style Red or Green sauce. 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