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NOVEMBER 21, 1996 reminded: One better. We could have beaten all the teams is the best coach we've ever had. He's done a tghout the year." -Rudy Darrow but we didn't play to the top of our ability -Brandon Binford e Could let the other teams size intimidate us and used to it after awhile and got back into In a few of the games it took us a while playing, and we let them have too much line had some great downs. They could've 4ustin Perkins 3-3 all team finished the season this year The leading rusher was Jesse Bale and Was Josh Taylor. Harmon commented on the end of the season, showed improvement throughout the year key personnel. They were competitive from the and Abe Cobb H won Grand Champion their demonstration on "Grit and Grind" Demonstration Contest held at Ripley and demonstrated how to sharpen clip- are both sixth graders at Perkins-Tryon Qnd are the children of Danny & Kathy Trisha Cobb. THE BIG TWELVE marks have been eliminated and so have Obviously out of the race for some time are; Baylor with not so impressive 1-6 records. with 2 and 5 records, followed by knocked out of any post-season consider- Division, it will be an easy thing to decide [ebraska winning all of the marbles. a little more complicated. It could with Texas, Texas Tech and the Texas can beat the Aggies then it will be all arid Texas Tech, regardless of what happens the Longhorns will represent the South. If beats OU, then Tech will represent the les win and Tech loses to OU, then the If that confuses you too much, just ate news Saturday night. to pick with the Baylor Bears. You would the decency to come to town with at least a don't expect to lose, but if we did, it would to lose to a power than a team with a same as we have. We sure don't want to like we did when we lost to Missouri. And :he beginning of the season, I predicted we -6 record. I'll have to admit, all of the wins where I thought they would but we're still and 6. The game with the Baylor Bears will as always, seats are available and you out and support the Cowboys. History Answer: 19541 rin I t |d Cornbread .... $1,99 THOMAS 547-5378 PERKINS These Electric and Animal Science project demonstration winners were caught enjoying their successful efforts at the Payne County 4-H Demonstration contest held in Ripley on Nov. 2. Pictured are (front row): Amanda Parker, Twin Mounds 4.11, Yale; Rebekah Emerson and Abe Cobb II, teammates from Perkins 4-H; (back row) Kierah Baker, Ripley 4-H; Shelia Dohmann, Payne County 4-H Horse Club; Ryan Lee, Twin Mounds, Yale; and Amy Knori, Sangre 4.H Club. Of Days Past Jan. 28, 1920. It is said to have been named for Charles Wilson, By Mahlon G. Erickson secretary to John Ringling, the Sue Clinton (338 Pleasant circus owner. View, Ponca City, OK 74601) All Wilsonites are invited to seeks information on the Frazier submit articles and family his- surname. She is researching tories to one of the following ad- William Hayes Frazier and his dresses or to contact the compil- wife Ada Lee (Alexander) ers at these phone numbers: Frazier. Carole Gandy Pinches (436 Rock William Hayes Frazier, born Fence Court, Lawrence, KS Nov. 18, 1881 in Kansas, was the 66049; 913-841-0968); or Carl son of George Frazier. In 1908 Cumpton (1006 South Rotary, he married Ada Lee Alexander Wilson, OK 73463; 405-668- in Kingfisher. She was born in 3431). ***** Platt City, Missouri, Sept. 10, 1994 to Lindsey and Fannie John Hess Johnson (Serendip- Alexander. ity, 19362 Springs Road, William and Ada Frazier lived Jefferson, VA22724-9712) asked in the Walters and Cement area last summer for information on before moving to Perry in 1920. Anna Johnson who had died in They rived there until 1942 when Perkins in 1892. obituary they moved to Stillwater. Will- was located and a copy was sent Jam was a teacher, dairyman and to Mr. Johnson. Star Route carrier. Now Mr. Johnson has another The Fraziers had six children: question. Anna Johnson was Floyd Frazier, Rayborn Frazier, married to Larkin S. Johnston. Philip Frazier, Donald Frazier, They moved from Ohio to Mrs. Marguerite Albin and Mrs. Pottawatomie County, Kansas Flossie Elkins. sometime before 1885, probably ***** close to their daughter Susan Work is in progress on a his- who was married to Vachel Hall tory of the Wilson, Oklahoma Albright. Larkin Johnston is not area. Individuals with roots in mentioned in his wife's obituary. the area of Wilson are asked to Did he predecease her? Did he submit histories of their fami- die in Kansas? And is he buried lies. Family histories, pictures there? of families, stories about Wilson Another question is that of Vachel and Susan (Johnston) and pictures and/or newspaper articles, as well as articles from Albright's son Edward Albright. other publications, are all Family tradition has it that he sought. Information and articles died "early" and is unclear on on communities surrounding whether his death occurred in Wilson will also be included. Oklahoma or Kansas. One faro- According to Shirk's "Okla- ily member indicates that Ed- homa Place Names," there were ward died in 1892, the same year two Wilsons. The first was in as his grandmother Anna southeastern Carter County, 7 Johnston. Another family mem- miles southeast of Ardmore. It ber has indicated the death was served as a post office from Apr. a suicide. There is no obituary 4, 1888toAug. 15, 1907. Named for an Edward Albright in the for local merchant, J.H. Wilson, Perkins Journal. Nor is there a it is no longer in existence, tombstone or record of burial for The other Wilson was also lo- an Edward Albright in the cated in Carter County and was Perkins Cemetery. Was he bur- originally called New Wilson. ied in Kansas? Possibly near his The New Wilson post office was grandfather's grave? ***** established Jan. 17, 1914 at a lo- cation 17 miles west of Ardmore. Jean Nelson (28249 W. 88th Circle, DeSota, KS 66018) is The name changed to Wilson on Give Flu Season a Shot in the Arm... With Pneumonia / Flu Shots Dr. Keith Hough's Office is offering annual flu shots and one-time pneumonia shots: --- $10 - Flu Shot $20- heunmia Shot You should consider an annual flu shot and one-time pneumonia shot if you: Are 65 or older o Have health proidms which could make recovery from the flu or pneumonia more difficult. Vaccinations available by appointment. For more information or an appointment call (405) 547-2473 or toll free 1-888-547-2473. Kdth D. Houlb, ltD. r cunk ! 17 Soulh Main Oldd,om A Service of~ Hillcrest Medical Group researching her GOWING an- cestors who lived in Oklahoma. Chauncey Drury Gowing was born in 1838 in Washington County, Arkansas. HE married Nancy Jane Ballard on Mar. 18, 1861. Chauncey was the son of George Washington Gowing Sr. and Nancy Webb. Chauncey and Nancy (Ballard) Gowing lived in Edmond in 1920 and sometime after that date moved to StillOater. Does any- one know when they died and where they were buried? ****g, CALENDAR MAR. 15, 1997--Rogers County Genealogical Society Ancestor Fair--contact Louise Horner, P.O. Box 2493, Claremore, OK 74018. ***** Questions and items of inter- est should be sent to Mahlon G. Erickson at P.O. Box 1565, Still- water, OK 74076. eYou Bunny SWEET 1 6 Love-Mom, Dad, AJ & Tab Guaranteed Loans $50-$580 must be 18 years of age or older. *Have verifiable employment. .Net $400 per month. *Have verifiable residency. .Have photo ID. We're open Saturday's "tll Noon. 522 N. Perkins Road Sttllwater 405-624-6240 ;!~ i i~ SAMANTHA DAWSON is the daughter of Sammie and Shelley Dawson. She's a freshman at Perkins-Tryon High School. Samantha is enrolled in 4-H and FFA and currently serves as the 4-H Treasurer. She raises and shows sheep. Previously she has shown Shorthorn beef cattle and swine, Samantha judges dairy cattle and cattle grading. She volunteers at the Make Promises Happen Camp, support the - our 2 PAYNE COUNTY BANK Member FDIC ~ ~ ----- I .... S. Math, Perkins, OK 547-24361