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PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1997 PAGE-5 _ business and Professional Associati(m, an oR4a- 68th National FFA (ionvention in Kansas City. M() New Books at the library nization designed to assist Perkins merchants in on Nov. 1 2-14 and came home with sixth place Barbara Tarlton, Librarian planning retain business promotions and civic in the nation. ()n the team are: Amy Kinzie, and economic development of the town. Carol Lightfoot, Danny Brower and Jason Pettit. New Juvenile Books -.._ " Message by Katherine Applegate Kathy P, ushmore and Pare Rushmore, daugh- Their advisor is [)avid ttoy. Visitor by Katherine Applegate ters of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bushmore, have won Perkins residents recognized for their corn- two Horse of the Year Awards at the Oklahoma munity achievements by the local Masons re- Capture by Katherine Applegate Quarter Horse Association Annual Meeting Sat- cently were: Melvin Fry, Kristy Willingham, Teri Alien by Katherine Applegate urday and Sunday in Tulsa. the local girls won Wells, Leo Graves, Bill Blair, David Sasser, Rev. Encounter by Katherine Applegate the 1964 Mare of The Year Award at Halter and Lucinda ttolmes, Lynn Kinder, and Mary Morris.Beef" Stew by Katherine Applegate the .Junior Western Pleasure Horse of the Year Several area piano students performed at the Diggers by Barbara Brenner award. Stillwater Area Music Teachers' Piano Festival at Singing Sam by Clyde Bulla The day after his sixth trip to the first-round University Heights Baptist Church in Stillwater Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul ombined Thanksgiving services will be playoffs for the Class C football title, Demoncoach on Saturday, Nov. 14. Students of Diann Rudd by Jack Canfield Community building Sunday evening Ditz McIlvain, optimistic as usual, said he was included Susan Peterman, Sara Miller, .Jennifer Secret Birthday Message by Eric Carle from the various churches around surprised the 1967 version of the Demons came Tally, Josh Gill, Brent Niles, Christy Blair, Felicia Big Blue Whale by Nicola Davies Participating. They hope to make it an up with a 7-4-0 record--he thought his Demons Polk, Heather Roggow, Krisi McCullough, MorganMoonwalk: the 1st Trip to the Moon by Judy Donnelly so lend your support and attend might win three or four at the beginning of the Robinson, Krissa Grider, and Angela Emerson. Case of the Car Barkahollc Dog season but saw them blossom out for a 7-4 record lion.Of Days Past" by John Erickson Gardner is now operator of the sta- and a sixth District title. Mcllvain, who came to from the Bank and it is reported that Perkins in 1957, was named to the staff of the All by Mahlon Erickson Barry: The Bravest St. Bernard an opening soon. In the meantime, State Football game in 1967 where he served as" Robert Sherrer (18721 ttighway 32, Lebanon Miss Spider's Wedding by David Kirk for business until then. a coach for the north squad in the annual high MO 65536-8108; 417-532-4953 or 417-532-3951 4th of-July on the Plains by Jean Leeuwen heard of the service station owner school sport classic, was looking through his mother's old trunk andMonster Bugs by Lucille Penner lout of gas on the way home from work. 20 Years Ago. Nov. 24. 1977 found an item that has interested him. His Mouse Paint by Ellen Walsh Holbrook and she can tell you how The scary noises that Perkins residents heard mother was Mollie McDaniel who died in 1981. Bookstore Cat by Cindy Wheeler it is. seniors at Perkins High School will during the night weren't caused by ghosts, they In the trunk was a card from her cousins, .Jean New Adult Books finally discovered--those noises were caused by and Edith McDaniel, mailed in 1864. The ad- Possession: a Romance by A.S. Byatt the play "The Form Divine" on FridayTalking Scarecrows that were out at the college dress was 723 E. 17 Ave., Stillwater OK. Does Star Flight by Phyllis Whitney evenings. Under the direction of farm between Perkins Corner and Stillwater Cor- anyone know of these people? Keepers of the Light by Diane Chamber- Summers, the students in the play are: ner. Dressed in flimsy red and white garb, the Jeanette Sneed (1105 S. Ding Highway, Still- lain I Ball, Sherman Harris, Marie Darby, Bob automatic scarecrows stood in the peanut patch water OK 74074; 377-7694) is working on a his- Claudia's Shadow by Charlotte Vale Allen Wells, Judy Friedemann, Virginia and emitted weird sound effects. As one ap- tory of the Marena community west of Stillwater (Mystery) Death of a Nag by M.C. Beaton MaryHoneyman, KarenGriffen, Rosella proaches the seemingly harmless apparitions, in Payne County. She is attempting to identify Bootlegger's Daughter byMargaret Maron Billylngram, MarilynYoungker, Linda sirens go off followed by wild animal sounds the people who lived there, the business that once Southern Discomfort by Margaret Maron ; Houston, Trudie Troxell, Lewis Gray which cause one to look warily behind him. These existed in the town, and the identities of all people The Killing of Moo day Brown: a.Phoebe Houston and Dorothy Graves as sounds really sounded scary at night until the buried in the Marena Cemetery. Siegel Mystery residents finally discovered what was makingAnyone with information on Marena people, by Sandra Prowell Lions from over several counties at-them. businesses, and the community in genera! are re- Obituary the regional and zone meeting held at Did you ever see a 10 pound Hershey candy quested to contact Ms. Sneed. She is also inter- Viola Mae Thompson ms den Sunday afternoon. Towns bar? A photo in this issue shows a $32 10 pound ested in any pictures taken of the community. Funeral services for Viola Mae Thompson were were Perkins, Cushinlz, Stillwater, candy bar being presented to Retha Ventris by On Thursday November 6th, the Payne held at the ((olonial ((hapel Iuner,ll Ihmle a! 1() ,( handler, Kingfisher, Crescent, I larshall Wilhite (;ottongim ol l)uckwall Wht)lesale in Still- ( ounty Gene;dogical Society sponsored a "lleri- on Friday, November 14, 1 t)97 with Re\,. "l(ma water. Retha had won the monster candy bar at rage Quest Road Show" by Leland leilzler of A(;LL ,',loll officiating. Burial was ;it lilm Grt \'e (em- 4-11 teams from over the county were in a drawing of 50 Duckwall customers. Looking it (American Genealogical Lending Library) and etery under the direction of the Colonial Chapel give demonstrations when they met over from the underside were Timmy Ventris and Heritage ().uest Magazine. Well, the PCGS book Funeral Home of Stillwater. Mrs. Thompson died rannual demonstration day, according to ()scar Fowble. committee went wild! We purchased over $300 at Stillwater Medical Center on Tuesday, Novem-' 4-H leader. Mr. and Mrs. George Students in Mrs. Wall's third grade made a of books and CD's for the genealogy collection at bet 11, 1997 at the age of 86.. on hand throughout the day help- bulletin board with Thanksgiving scenes. Stu- hte Stilhvater Public Library. Born southwest of Stillwater on December 31, go off as scheduled. Mrs. Jacobs dents shown looking over the creations are: Bran- Books purchased include: 191 O, she was the daughter of ER. and Belle (Ma- the two 4-H clubs as the girls leader don Hise, Paul Hunt, Denise Coppock, DawnNew England Marriages Prior to 1700 by jors) Nottingham. She attended school at Elm iJacobs represents the Lions Club. Those Coffman, Russ Pace and Windell Hawxby. Clarence Almon "Forry :)1985 (sixth printing Grove and after her marriage to Aubrey Thomp- lating were: Glenna Gartman, Judy Bud Englandwas Master of Ceremonies when 1997). This book is an alphabetical listing of male son on October 28, 1933, the couple moved to a Eileen Wiilard, Paula .lean Evans, .lean 190 students and guests attended the 26th P-T residents of New England before 1700. Each en- farm north of Perkins where they had lived since. Jennifer Jones, Linda Kay Hight, andFormer Students and Teachers Banquet on Nov. try includes some or all of the following; parents' She was known as devoted mother and grand- y Huff, Leon Spiva, Lewis Brower 5. names, years of birth and death, wife's name, mother. A homemaker, she was a member of the Dale Nottingham. 10 Years Ago. Nov. 19. 1987 marriage date and place, places of residence. Perkins Baptist Church. At the Payne County Economic Development Most entries are one livers. The verage page ahs Survivors include her husband of the home; president, and Galen Hols- " organization meeting held at the Stillwater Chain- about 40 entries; there are 848 pages of entries! one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Kay and cretary of the Perkins Lions club, have bet of Commerce on Nov. 10, three new execu- The 160 page index covers females and other Francis Pratt of Stiliwater, five grandchildren and the club has purchased the building tire officers were named: Galen Holsinger,names mentions in the entries. Unfor tunately four great grandchildren. aag the present Lions Den on PerkinsPerkins; Herb Shoup, Ripley; and Hugh Jones, there are no source citations, so any information In addition to her parents, she was predeceased Holsinger said the 25x40 building Yale. Lynn Kinderwas elected again as vice-presi- taken from this book should be corroborated with by an infant daughter, Leona Mae; and two sis- from Bill Bartholomew and will dent and Brenda Magdeburg was re-elected as other evidence/sources. But what a source for ters: Irene Poling and Bessie Ely. be made into an addition to the exist- president. Karen Turner, Yale, is secretary; and leads on those elusiv 17th century ancestors! Pallbearers were Raymond Ely, Gary Pratt, taking out the partition. The 1o- Gerald Bradshaw of Stillwater is the treasurer. Queries and items of interest should be sent Randy Pratt, David Pratt, Scott Pratt and Tony is financing the purchase with the Lions Abe L. Hesser, Stillwater, was recently employed to Mahlong G. Erickson, P.O. Box, 1565, Stillwa- Pratt. '$47 a years. ....... as executive director. ter, OK 74076. r ~ + ~ ,, , , the bond election coming up in Decem- A Journal reader from Texas tells about the told the Journal editor that the Nine Mile Corner and Perkins Corner plus some g over the brim with students." history about the road between Perkins and Still- have as many as 40 students each. water. Now known as Whistle Stop Corner, the s. Lloyd Geer, who operates a small pastry corner north of Perkins was known as Four Cor- Perkins, holds a certificate as a Master ners back in the old days but when the station She is shown in this issue with some was built, it became known as Mosers Comer. The astry work. To receive such a certificate lakes on each side of the road down past the col- years of experience plus five years un- lege farm were much bigger at one time but were executive chef. The certificate is awarded made smaller by terracing to keep it from flood- h~) klahoma Chef's Association and is highly ing so much. The corner where 177 turns north among the culinary trade. Mrs. Geer was called Nine Mile Corner because it is 9 miles cook at OSU Student Union for seven south of Stillwater. In long ago winters, the lake operating a cafe here in Perkins. was used as the local ice skating rink. McDaniel, Perkins hardware store owner,The PTHS State Meats Team traveled to the president of Perkins' newly organized AALL Single s Topping Suprem BiG 10 PIZZA Topping G,w, ,0 Pel)pers. Ohm,hi and or 99 '~ took 199 ]. 1$10.99 I 6 Melt I luxe I '11 ,..,__,,. uona~.c.~.alm~ I I stai~h.~u,, e.muu~u~. Pepperoni, Sausage, Cheese and S~I Sauce Pepgeroni, Sausage, Green Peppers, Onions, Mushrooms and Cheese Pepl:mroni, Mushrooms, Onions, Greeo Peppers. Big 8 Black Olives. Bacon, Sausage S Italian Sausage Ideal, CI,addar Cl'H~se, Omons, Black Olives and Jalapenos Upon Req~ost -"" rtheesekur'er .ozza,, Onions Pickles alxI Mustard 3 Cheese Am 100"/. Natural Cheddar, Savory Parmes0an Cheeses Ni,m, ill.n. 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