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Chet Phillips is (.,lencoe Town Marshall Eden_.. Christmas dinner 00napel 00=,ioo Women&apos;, Couno, o, Group met Decem' .'r 13 for Christian Church met Dec. Christmas eve guests of the annual Christmas party 20 at 1:30. The meeting "I love it. It gets in your Phillips knows it means he Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mc- and regular meeting in the opened with the group blood." has the back-up he needs at Lemore and family were Mr. home of Mrs. Wilfred singing "Oh Little Town of and Mrs. Earl Stanton and Overholt. Bethlehem," accompanied The 31 year old Chet any time. Fred Wellington, girls, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Twelve members were in on the piano by Martha Phillips smiled as he spoke Glencoe's city jddge, is also these words. A former Army an asset to the young officer. Axtell and boys, and Mr. and attendance. Those answer- Bowyer. man and later ROTC "Both men are there if I Mrs. Joe Burton. ing roll call by telling about a Devotions were given by Instructor at OSU for the need them," the new Mr. and Mrs. Harry memorable Christmas which Nora Rice who read John past four years is obviously marshal reported. Petermann and Chris and they had had were Judy 3:16, then spoke of how happy as Glencoe town Phillips and his family live Mr. Delmar Smith and Moorman, Connie Walker, God's great love for us was marshal, on a farm southeast of town. family spent Christmas Day Mary Kay Jennings, Juanita shown by sacrificing His own When Merle Stokes, form- But he was a stranger in with Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Walker, Galene Moorman, son. His birth is the most er marshal left to run for Glencoe. '1 believe this is a Smith. Mrs. Delmar Smith 3anie Listerman, lone Bliss, important event that has sheriff of Payne County, definite advantage. People stayed home With their Ethel Edmondson, Audrie ever happened in this world, Phillips took the job. That don't like to have a friend daughter Stacey and Susan Moorman, Rose Young, and it has a special meaning was only four months ago, that they grew up with Petermann who were ill. Alice Overholt, and Delsa to Christmas. September 1. It gives the handle their problems," the Wednesday guests of Mr. Grider. Mac Vassar read a young marshal a feeling of officer added, and Mrs. Alva Murlin were After the President, Con- humorous poem by Erma confidence to know, how- Glencoe has a relatively Mr. Wayne Franklin of hie Walker, opened the Bombeck, also "The Beati- ever, that Stokes is still new town hall and three fire Drumright and Mr. and Mrs. meeting, the group gave the tudes of the Old." Secretary around, trucks, one later model large Clyde Quigg of Cushing. Flag Salute and Audrie treasurer report was given Stokes is now with the truck and two converted Everyone was sorry to Moorman led the devotions, by Goldie Lacy. Ellen Payne County Sheriffs office Army trucks for grass fres hear of the death of Mac She read Matthew 2 and a Boydstun gave the flower but lives in Glencoe and as well as house fires. The "<" ................................................. ............. Thompson. Her funeral will POem, "Just For Today." fund report. The meeting Chet Phillips is the Glencoe Town Marshall. be at Eden Chapel Tuesday. Then she read a prayer by ended with all members ..... ""''" Glencoe's new town marshal is a former Army man and Mr. Harry Petermann and Robert Lewis Stevenson, holding hands and praying i 000000eda00ROT00--or0000O00U00o0000ep0000our a0000wh00ch--00.d 00or,00es0000k.n00t00e0000u0000ns "' :.";" blood." , , Petermann. Mrs. Harry Night" and other favorite quilted lap robes and fruit Petermann was hon/e with Christmas songs. Two games baskets to the sick and town also has a full time won t say we don t have any Susan who was ill. were played with much shut-ins in Perkins and the -A kllf I " , ',--" =I  Water Department em- drug problems. They're Wednesday Donna Murlin excitement by all members, rest homes in Stillwater. ..  lO i ,a_ 1.  m  ployee, everywhere, but there's After the business part of  This leaves the marshal nothing on the surface here. and Rena Burton, Lori and Goldie Lacy and Edith Shawn McLemore called on the meeting, gifts were Gardner served as hostesses free for 24 hour call I ve picked up one person for Mr. and Mrs. Jack Nickels. exchanged by secret pals and to Elsie Grant, Rosa Grimm, I([ m'll'g [7/"f I,i.,,.._ I'' wherever an emergency possession of marijuana and Other visitors were Rev. and nameswere drawn for pals Gertrude Hurst, Aletha "";"   -" :' ' "   arises. Phillips said there he was from out of town. My Mrs. Van Nickels and Mr. for the coming year. Coidsmith, Winnie Weems, had not been a break-in since problems are speeders late Bill Floyd. A special event was the Marvelia Breland, Ellen !.////: ) ' .1 i. " I he tk ffice: In August' at night frm people passing Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stanton bringing of a g bY each ' ' "' .  xN" just before Phllhps became through on 108. I 11 bet half member for a box to send to Boydstun, Mac Decker, Mac marshal, the bus barn at the of the ones going through I school was broken into and here after 11 p.m. are STAR]" i. robbed, driving under the infu- O  The Glencoe marshal says race." : " ' ', 0  and girls of Afton spent the Vassar, Martha Bowyer and weekend with Mr. and Mrs. the Eastern State Hospital at Nora Rice. I Joe Burton and Mr. and Mrs. Vinita.  : Fred Stanton. Everyone enjoyed the I I Thursday dinner guests of delicious special holiday THE NEW YEAR 3 his major problem involves Phillips summed it up by Mr. and Mrs. Alva Muffin refreshments served by the .0! I alcohol one way or another, saying that alcohol and were Mr. and Mrs. Walt hostess, Alice Overholt. New Arrival I WITH A problem"l just didn'twasthinkthisthebad.liquorl speedingsaw most wereor mustthe bethingSon thehe McGennis from Los Angeles, The next meeting will be g/ ( I I really didn't." loo,,k out for. California and Mr. andMrs, held on January 10 in the Mr. andMrs. LeonMorris DonPerceful. home of lone Bliss at 1:30 of Perkins announce the -- "'/"gfr:\\; Have a laatastle Highway 108 passes just Ive had two major Mrs. Opal Courtright and p.m. The lesson will be birth of a son, December 20,  New Yeal'! We east of the small town incidents for a town of this Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Buntin "Shirt Making." 1977, in the Stillwater hope 1978 .finds located 12 miles southeast of size. One person was and boys spent Christmas -0- Municipal Hospital. ] I you healthy and I StiUwater. Two weeks ago arrested on three offenses, with Mrs. Lottie Sharpton. He weighed six pounds, prosperous, they got radar which will be a DUI, an open container and Sylvia Burnett from Wy- BOB EVANS FAMILY eight ounces and has been Welcome to 1978. I great advantage to Phillips. transporting a load of 12 oming and granddaughter SPENDS CHRISTMASDAY named Joshua Edward. He I He's made only 11 arrests in gauge shot guns. Dian lngram of Stillwater IN STILLWATER was 18'/z inches long. We think the New Hauf Auto the past 4 months. "The other attempted to were calling on friends Mr. and Mrs. Bob Evans, Maternal grandparents Year will be Great!  I "The Stillwater Dis- eludell0 milesme" anl gavehour.ChasewhenUPhetO Monday. They visited Mrs. Joel, Lacy, and Lloyd spent are Mr. and Mrs. Marvin I ,Ilvag I pitcher is right there. Ihave Joe Burton, Mrs. Elsie Pock, Christmas Day in Stiihsater Davis and maternal great e radio contact all the time. If hit the railroad tracks near Mr. and Mrs. Alva Murlin, attending a family gathering. G & D Painting  I'm in pursuit or get into Lela he rolled. He was the Taylors and Mrs. Maud The group met first at the  I :" I truble they check ut driving under the influence Hanks" Gene and Jo Hauf everything, and had no driver's license." Those at Opal Courtright's home of Mrs. J. L. Crossman for an exchange of gifts, then ! "They keep track of me so Chet Phillips grew up in and Roger's Christmas eve gathered for a Christmas l'm not out here by myself if Stillwater. He attended C.E. were Mr. and Mrs. Troy dinner at the home of Mrs. " ......... I get into a jam. It makes a Donart High School with Ted Courtright and girls, Mr. and Lloyd Evans. Others from guy feel good. They really O'Donnell, Carney marshal, Mrs. Don Courtright and Perkins attending the help out," the new marshal and Roy Blankenship who is family, Mr. and Mrs. Danny gathering were Mr. and Mrs. stated, also a police officer in Kinkaid and family, and Mr. Bill Evans, and Mr. and Mrs. "When questioned about Stillwater. I  drugs, he answered, "I "None of us talked about and Mrs. Steve Zetterburg, Allen Evans and A. J. There Mike and Mary. were 25 present for dinner. U police work then, but l've Mr. and Mrs. Alva Murlin, wanted to be in law Mr. and Mrs. Charles Murlin I I enfrcement ever since I was and girls' Mr" Bill Gaskins just a kid," Chet comment- and Willie and Joe, and Mr. ed. These men graduated Frank Sutliff spent Christ- mas Day with Mr. and Mrs. I from High School in 1964 and Lee Ray Murlin and family in Chet joined the Army where Cushing. he remained for almost 14 We want to wish everyone years. He did one year a Happy New Yearl service in K, :ca and later Friday Mike Price from saw action in Vietnam. Neton, Iowa visited his In 1966, while stationed at grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Air Force Base in Alva Murlin. Mike spent California, he met Carroll Christmas in Oklahoma City who was also in the Air Force with his father Ralph Price stationed at the same base. and other relatives before One year later they Were returuingtolowa. married. Today, Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Oney Taylor Chet have a 9 year old son and Scott visited the Murlins and a 6 year old daughter. Friday evening. AVEA If enthusiasm counts along -0- ' ' with ability, Chet Phillips APPY rates highly. "There are no HAVE GUESTS Haven great year in trivial problems, no nuisance CHRISTMAS EVE PROSPEROUS 1978. Thanks for do- calls. Probably the most Guests in the home of Mr. --'-" / minor complaint is cattle on and Mrs. Bob Evans, Joel, ing business with us, the highway or family Lacy, and Lloyd on Christ - NEW YR[ we look forward to squabbles--but they're not mas Eve for dinner and gift trivial either," the pleasant exchange were Mr. and Mrs. May all your Joys be seeing you soon! young man concluded. Phillip Hughes, Chris and multiplied many times -0. Matt of Magnolia, Ark., James 'Wimp' Patrick, over In the New Yearl PERSONAL NOTES Barnsdall, Judy Lacy of Larry's Mrs. Zula Henderson spent Pawnee, Mrs. Goldie Lacy, Christmas with her son Tom Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Allen, Auto Repair and Vara Henderson of Janet, Anita, and Billie, Mr. Hall Sanitation Wichita, Kansas. and Mrs. Phil Hughes, and Gaff and Larry Johnson She returned home on Mr. and Mrs. John Bowyer, Monday afternoon. Johnny and Marsha, all of _ II__L __1 III -0- Perkins..-tb="""--"'''-- 4 I ... that all our friends have the best I New Year ever[ We'll do our best to I help you in any way we can in the at coming year. From All of Us At- , !CttyofPerkms I Best of luck to you and yours every day of the new year. We hope that we can continue to serve you! A toastl To your health, aut, eeas and happiness in the eomtntt year? L ,:::=== j GibbleCountryCornerMark ami, Vivian'sPerkinsCafevivian -,t ,.,. ,. -- / .... e ,':" ,:' The Perkins Journal Thursday, December 29, 1977.7 Women's Council give lap robes Elm Grove Eli has dinner Elm Grove Extension Homemaker's Group held their annual Community Harvest Dinner on Sunday, December 11 in the Elm Grove School House. After fellowship together, the members and their families enjoyed the tradi- tional turkey and dressing with all the trimmings. Present were Mr. and Mrs, Owen Walker, Scott and Becky, Mr. and Mrs. Burl Bliss, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Overholt, Mr. and Mrs. Max Edmondson, Mrs. Lorayne West and Lori West, Delsa Grider, Mr. and Mrs, Roy Listerman, and Mr. and Mrs. Verl Walker, -0" grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ray Henderson all of Perkins. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ed Morris of Cushing. Dr. R. K. Ewing Dr. and Mrs. R. K. Ewlng t Trudy Maxwell f " , To all our patrons and their t families, a bright and happy  New Year, . filled with the  wamth of love and friend-  ship, success, happiness and  much growth! | | i Baker's Dry Goods[