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November 22, 1984

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.... " -- The Perkins . N CHAPEI~ LOST CREEK CHURCH NEWS The Bazaar at Lost Creek was a roaring suc- cess. Inspite of the rainy weather, it was a packed house. At the end of the day, everything was largely sold out. This year!s bazaar was the biggest ever, and we'd like to thank everyone who supported it. Lost Creek and Eden Chapel enjoyed hearing Gale Garst of the First Nazarene Church of Stillwater speak about the work of Gideons In- ternational. Also, in recognition of Universal Bible Sunday, youth at Eden Chapel were presented with a new Bible Ne~t Sunday will be a special Sunday at both churches The Holiday Dinner at Lost Creek will immediately follow Sun- day morning services. In humble gratitude to God for the abundant blessings bestowed upon the Eden Chapel and Lost Creek Churches, you are invited to spend an evening in fellowship, sharing and praise on Sunday night, November 25 at Lost Creek. There will be a pot luck dinner at 6:30 and a time of wor- ship at 7:15. The Lord has given all of us many things for which to be thankful. Happy Thanksgiving from the Lost Creek and Eden Chapel churches. -O- CIMARRON VALLEY EH MEETS The Cimarron Valley Extension Homemakers met for their regular meeting November 6, 1984, in the home of Ella B. McCarty. The opening song, "Forever Blowing Bub- bles" was led by Irene sented her lesson on "House Plants." Take care in selection of plants, how much atten- tion you will give them and the success with house plants is governed by proper light, temper- ature, water, nutrients and humidity, along with the proper soil. Fact sheets on House Plant Care #6411 are available in the Extension Office in Stillwater Court House. Also available are copies of rules and regulations for the Payne County Pecan Show for Decem- ber 6. November 29 is date set for the annual Fami- ly Night at the Fair Grounds. The program will be combined with a craft show or display of items made by EH mem- bers. Crafts are to be in place by 4:00 p.m. for viewing before the meal at 6:30. Cimarron Valley group is in charge of registration and name tags. Potluck social was an; nounced for Thursday, Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m. in the Galen Holsinger Lions Den. Group approved con- tribution for '*Free Pro- jeer" in Billy J. Dickson baseball park. Next meeting will be THE BIBLE STUDENT The pe~eptlvenese and awareness of potential danger is so inherent in migratory waterfowl, espeeinlly, wild duelm and geese, that they use their built in sonar/radar .ystems to instinetlv~ in. form them of where and when to nest and not to nest. Studies show that water in a #vm arso may splxmr adeqnate to the hmmm eye for use by waterfowl in breeding and rsls/ng their young. But nature Inatine- tively informs waterfowl when sueh water levels are 8 "fain front" mad would be dried up iml ot na value Thmmd~, November 22, 1954 Dec. II, in the Rosa Lynn Baker home with annual Christmas gift ex- change. Our group began the Holiday season con- tributingnew toys for the "Christmas Store Project" for Payne Coun- ty. The Store will assist low income families in the county to have a more pleasant and com- fortable holiday season. Hostess Ella Ben serv- ed delicious refreshments at close of meeting to members: Erma Brixey, Inez Barnes, Rosa Lynn Baker, Ruby Gearhart, Doris Mansfield, Ruby Dobson, Oliver and Irene Hardin, Agnes Cowley and Geraldine Allen. Those present at the social enjoying a delightful dinner and games were Mr. and Mrs. E. L. McCartv and their Phone 547-2555 bmests Bob M'cCarty and BOARD STUDIES VIr. and Mrs. Bill Husted BAD DEBTS of Gtlthrie, Mr. and Mrs. CUSHING --The E. R. Dobson, Mr. and Cushing Area Hospital Mrs. L. C. Wassell, Mr. board discussed the and Mrs. Oliver Hardin, $425,278.79 in accounts Mr. and Mrs. George receivable. $283,000 of Hardin, Mr. and Mrs. this total was expected Harvey Brixey, Mr. andto be received from Mrs. Jack Gearhart, Mr. Medicare and welfare, and Mrs. Cliff Olson and workman compensation Mr. and Mrs. Wayne and Blue Cross, but the Allen. balancemay end up as -o- bad debts. -O" DEATH PROMPTS A ROCKY ROAD SCHOLARSHIP PERRY -- The gate of FAIRFAX -- Roger a loaded dump truck Lance, a high school ath- came open and spread lete, was killed recently gravel on the surface of by a stray bullet as he Highway 77 north of walked west of town. A Perry for an eighth of a scholarship was set up in mile, causing no damage, his memory and the Fair- but concerning motorists fax Alumni Association and the highway depart- has agreed to take over ment who sent a road the management of it crew to clean up the and make the annual mess. awards. -o- ONE YEAR LATER their new church by IT LOOKED STROUD --On No- December 1. Just recent- COLLINSVI! vember 27, 1983, the ly, the church pastor Larry Schroeder Primitive Baptist church~ Rev. Kenneth Jones, died candidate burned. The destroyed after suffering injuries in Baker for building was the former an automobile wreck insentative seat. First Christian Church, a Oklahoma City. Deacon were counted Stroud landmark dating Roy Beard of Pone City Precinct 30, back to 1901. The has been serving as in- der hadlost. famous church was once terim pastor, and theydidn't give up. known as "Oklahoma's hope to have a parma- a.m., Precinct Little Church Around nent pastor during dedi- finally tallied the Corner" with radio cation service next to the broadcasts by well- month. The group is the count was known pastor, the Rev. receiving financial help Schroeder, and Bill Alexander. The old from other Primitive Baker. That church was moved from Baptist Glorious Hope margin won downtown Stroud to the Association churches in him. It was his South Stroud location in California and Alabama. manager's hemal 1959. Since the fire, the One church pledged newand he thoughtl handful of members vow- do well there. ed they would worship pews. -o- enough to win. again at the same loca- -o- rlon. With insurance money for only half the con a ion set out to rebuild and have. They hope to be in 9 Perkins ~0ven as we join family and friends in tional holiday feast, we should day has been set aside for us to do offk very thing we should be doing every lives: thanking God for our blessings. many, regardless of our own situation, not begin to count them all; not only things we can see all around us, but visible blessings, such as the misfortunes been spared. WE WILL BE CLOSED A Happy Thanksgiving from all of PRESTIGE FASHIONS 125 S. Main 547-5263 Christmas Season Opens Nov. we will be open each day from 9 8 p.m. ATTEND THE CHURCH