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December 15, 1977

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From Here and There By Edna Eaton Wilson By Edna Eaton Wilson Passersby drive slowly as near Little Stillwater bridge for Diamond just east and a little of Highway 51 at that has its Holy Family scene in place, with the star above stable "where the young iehild lay." Diamond Valley Church present its Christmas next Sunday even. at the time of the evening church service. Everyone is :welcome. Election of officers at Diamond Valley Sunday School put most of the regulars back in the same places: Jack Hoffman was named assistant Sunday School Superintendent. Richmond Wilson made a week-long business trip to Los Angeles recently. Rich- mond called home by" telephone to say that he was going "deep sea fishing." Back home, Richmond sheepishly admitted that most of the time on the boat was in the harbor with the fishermen working on the boat engines. "But it WAS funl The whole trip was fun[" Richmond reports. The Bunch brothers and Wilson Garrett are spending quite a bit of time not required by school and work chores cutting wood to be presented as Christmas gifts. Nice warm remem- brancesl Christmas carolers were at some of the rest homes in Stillwater Sunday afternoon. A lovely tribute both to the residents, and to the staffs. Rosewood Manor was one of the rest homes visited. o... Joe Greiner, a senior at C. E. Donart High School, has been awarded a month at Nairobi, Africa. Joe departed by plane from Tulsa last week. Joe works at one of the local supermarkets, but was allowed the time from work for the time he would be away. Joe also prepared advance assignments in his school work which includes two courses in math, so that catching up would not be too strenuous when he returns. Joe will visit his sister Sally and family (Mr. and Mrs. Tom Roach) who are stationed at Nairobi with the CARE program. Joe is the youngest son of Billie Greiner (Mrs. K. D. Greiner) and the late Mr. Greiner. Payne County's Gold Star Mothers will be honored as guests at the American Legion Hall in Stillwater on Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. Family Night by courtesy of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary of Stillwater. The date will be December 15. ... Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Cunningham visited rela- tives in Oklahoma City Monday of this week. All of you jumpie annie people who are taking The Perkins Journal Thursday, December 15, 1977.7 exception to statements i Some things have not made in the CRN about the changed like reverence, WORD RECEIVED OF dearth of water, and the respect for decency and DEATH OFFORMER ways people managed water- honesty. Yes, yes, we know[ RESIDENT wise in the "good ale days" Many there are who do not Mrs. Alpha Mae (Goforth) please remember that those measure up. Back in those Salvatore, 60, passed away were the days when only days we had the same kind. Oct. 10, 1977 at her home people in LARGE cities had But now, we have been in Avon, N. Y. Burial convenience of running through about a half-dozen was in the Avon Cemetery. water in the house, and wars, and there are a LOT Alpha left Perkins in 1946 country people often had to more peoplel and had never returned. pull water from wells with a .... Among survivors are two rope and bucket which was brothers, Earl Goforth of dumped into another bucket, Kansas and Wayne of and often had to carry that water a considerable dis- Friday, December 17 is the Colorado; one daughter, tance, sometimes as much as time for the regular twice-a- three sons and seven a hundred yardsl month Music Festival at grandchildren. Yes, I do admire and honor Diamond Valley. Stillwater -0- the pioneers, but for us to go Sweet Adelines will sing a Subscribe to back and live days like that part of the program. The Journal Everyone Welcomel again? Let's take a vote on that onel -0- today 0 0 Christmas Shop In Perkins First Why? Because it helps you[ For every dollar that you spend in Perkins, four or five dollars worth of business is created in Perkins because that dollar is spent again in Perkins for other goods and services and the chain reaction goes on and on. Every time that dollar changes hands, additional money is generated to increase stock in local stores, so you will have more selection, to help provide more services, better streets, better fire and police protection, better hospitals, etc. through increased sales tax collections, and to provide more jobs so you or your children can be employed in Perkins. If you spend your money in some other community, you are helping to build that community's economic base. You're helping that community have better schools, better streets, better police and fire protection, better shopping selections and the list could go on and on. At the same time, your one dollar spent out of Perkins has reduced business in Perkins by at least four dollars and probably much more[ In Perkins stores, you are a valued customer, not just another shopper in a mob. Perkins offers you convenient free parking close to where you wish to shop. Perkins merchants will be right here at home to take care of a problem if something is wrong with what you purchased. It's easy to shop in Perkins. No long drives- no big gasoline bills - no big city traffic. There are many more reasons for shopping in Perkins, but remember... Christmas Shop in Perkins. First because your dollar helps you and everyone else Perkins. Patronize Your Perkins Businesses, Shop and Save ' " "" Professional Pcmplo and Services. Perkins Post Office in rerguns. They21 Appreciate H. Progressive Apts. WITH YOUR Olson Hardware Co. Strode Funeral Home Payne County Bank FRIENDS CimarronVaUeyCo.op, Inc. JohnnyPaynelnsulation Corner Fashions Perkins Paint Supply Country Corner Perkins Cleaners Cupid's Old Fashioned Meat Market Perkins Corner Mobil Service Cupid's Steak House Perkins Journal Custom Production Co. Louis Schuite Designs by Shana Perkins Plumbing Shop Bunns, Etc. Baker's Dry Goods Store Betty's Beauty Shop Blumer's Champlin Bowyer's Garage Harvey Brixey Perkins "Y" Livestock Auction Perkins Machinery Co. Chat.N.Curl Beauty Salon Cimarron Auto Parts & Farm Supply The Yarn Shop Casey's Barber Shop American Carpet Cleaners Applied Refrigeration Tech. Evans & Associates Constr. Vance H. Fr/ed G & D Painting Larry's A uto Repair Moorman Construction Perkins Automotive Service Perkins Senior Citizens Center Perk:ms Drag Del.Mar's Food Store Dr. John Doyle EsteUa 's Beauty Shop First Capitol Apartments Hoover's Mfg. International School of lndastrial Training J & L Plumbing Main Service Center Maxine's Beauty Shop Oklahoma State Development Inc. Parrish Agency Vivian 's Perkins Care Betty's Beautlette B & I Auto Service Cubbage & Cubbage D & B Amusement Co. Dr. Robert K. Ewing Iowa Community Offe Raymond LaFoUette Bill McDaniel O.G.&E Okla. Natural Gas Perkins Tag Agency PJ'S Flowers, Crafts & Gifts Pogue's City Plumbing Co. Inc. Ralph's Packing Co. Riley's Steak House Sasser Real Estate Agency Mattie Lee Thompson. Tupperware Vassar Company Viola's Boutique Harland Wells Agency Whistle Stop Grocery Holsinger.Sasser Insurance Central Rural News Cimarron Estates Apts. Cimarron Greenhouses Daryl Evans Ins. Ralph Gray's Real Estate & Auct. Don ltooper Irwin Sand Co. Moser's Trading Post R.G. Murray & Assoc. Southwestern Bell Telephone This message paid for by -- Member F.DJ.C. Payne County Bank . Perkins, Oklahoma