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Perkins, Oklahoma
December 21, 1967     The Perkins Journal
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"News and of The Cimarron Valley" Vol. 76 No 3 PERKINS JOURNAL Perkins, Payne County, Oklahoma 7O59 December 21, 195 usT A I,,NE looks fresh. auto parts and supply store oper by Ken Smith and Lawrence, is a addition to Perk- mainstreet. There be lots of traf in and out of there and farm- get equipment up in re this winter. put up a big sign there Tuesday parts men are still getting all the !is put away. and Ralph Grimm busy as bees up at , t S Cafe the past .; days. The inside i ...... &% the establishment Perkins Police Chief Ray Harral lends the Perkins Journal staff a hand in the wee hours Wednpsday morning. Harral is using a pair of scissors in the new offset method being tried at thv Journal for the first time this week. In the background is the od Lino- type machine, not even fired up this week. Your Journal was put together with a pot of plue and a pair of scissors. Lost Your Gun? il Redus has pro- !ly got the only in- t-red gas heater in, Perkins Police Chief We asked hi,Ray Harral and Under that was one of hisSheriff Ray Sherman re He said ported the discovery Wished it was be- iSunday of two pellet rather than work uns in the water be- on Sadler's trac- ow the bridge at the ,he,d be sitting imarron River south and counting his )f Perkins. Harral said that a 'lot of businesses findin use for infra-red as heat |. Some supermark- and large stores them at entrances / then take the door and the heaters out the cold. out five of the |lest people in Perk right now are the working at the office. There is abundance of mail Ing in and out each during the Christ- rush, but it has handled real nice- the local PO CarsCollide Here Sunday A @ollision at the in ,outh, Cecil Sharp, di :overed a gun, and Win to close a laceration [red Evans, who lives Mrs. Curtis received Learby, discovered the ether gun when he was totified of thr first ne being found. The law officers were' rying to connect the discarded guns with a )urglary or robbery, .ut have been unable ,o do so, acoording :o Harral. The dis- :overy was made Sun- ay, and the officers :hought perhaps some ead would be avail- ble Monday morning then area merchants ppened up for busin- ess and found eviden- =e of a breakln. But tuesday, there was no report of a theft of :wo pellet guns. tersection of Stumbo and Main street Sunday nDon, resulted in a trip to Stillwater hos pital for treatment of lacerations for Mrs. Sam Curtis. i  According to Chief of Police Ray Harral, 12 I stitches were required ii[ when her car collided with one driven by Ronald Ray Burton, of Perkins. Harral said hat Mrs. Curtis was travelin $150,000 Election Carries 1' icely Perkins school district The bonds, when sold, voters gave a resound- will raise the school ing approval Monday to 'distric millage for a $150,000 building buildings to 19 mills, bond to construct new and provide funds for classroom6 for Perkins seven new classrooms. school. Supt. Harry Cavet said The vote was 178 for that after a 60 day the proposal and 86 a- waiting period bonds gainst, or a 67 percen can be sold, then cn- approval. The elec- tion had to carry by 60 percent. Ralph Dickey Succumbs Ralph Dickey, a long time Perkins barber, was founddead in his bed Wednesday morning tracts let for the work. He thought it ,would probably be into the next school year before, the building would be ready for the students. Architects are prepar ing plans for a build- ong to include four classrooms, a kinder- garten room, science room, and library at the hon4e of his dau room. There will also ghter at Cushing. be two additional rest It was reported in rooms. It is thought Perkins Wednesday that the new building will Ralph's daughter went be attached to the ele to work at II p.m. mentary btlding either Tuesday night, and re- on the north end or on turned home Wednesday morning at 7 a. m. to find her father dead. Funeral arrangements are pending. the east side. If on the east, it will be attached to the present highschool and gym building with a cover- ed ramp west on Stumbo, and Burton was travelinp south on Main when the vehicles collided. The Burton car struck the right side of the Dolbort Butler, PayneCounty Bank president, Curtis vehicle. (riFht) looks on as two new employes me about Mrs. urton was apas "their work at the bank. The employee standlno senger n her husbands with Delbert is Dick Roers, who went to work car# . Mrs. Curtis was at the Bank this week He lives west of Prk by herself, ins and has been attending colleFe at Wilbur- Doctor Ewing admlnist- ton. The other employe is the one on the ' ered first aid at the table, the new Recordak machine, which takes scene, and then Mrs. pictures of checks, deposit slips, ldper Curtis was taken to sheets and what have you at 800 Items per min Stillwater by Boat- ute. 'rlght ambulance. !