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   Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - April 8, 1971, Muldrow, Oklahoma                                SUCCESSOR TO THE MULDROW HERALD VOLUME 6 Muldrow, Oklahoma 74948 10 Cents Each Thursday, April 8, 1971 Number 41 Rather than say anymore than thank all of you so much for helping make ourpapera success thought perhaps you may enjoy reading the following article which we quote from the Austin Texas    American    Statesman OUOTE: OBITUARY 'The U.S S. Army, mortally wounded at My Lai on March it, 1968, died Monday at the age of more than 194 years at Ft. Benning, Ga. 'Suvivors    include   three   " brothers, the U.S. Air Force, the    U.S. Nab the U.S. Navy and the U.S. 'Marine Corps. However, all may be suffering from the same affliction to which the Army succumbed. 'The mother also survives, but she is left without visible means of support. "The Army was preceded In i death by discipline, obedience, pride, honor, sacrifice and patriotism. They have been suceeded by anarchy, civil disobedience, shame, defeat, selfishness and apathy. The death was announced by Mr. A. J. Henshaw, Jr., publicity chairman for the event, announced last Friday the Indian Nation Open Bench Show will be held at the Muldrow Ball Park the evening of April 10, beginning at 7:00 p.m.   ' The local association are expecting entries from several states and have committments from dog owners already who live in Texas they will have their entries here. This is the first such event to ever be held in Muldrow and the first in Sequoyah County for many years. The association will have 42 trophys to award to the winners of the various events and the trophies alone are valued in excess of $200.00. State Farm To The only charge is the entry fee. There will be no admission charges. To enter a dog the owner must be a member of the Wolf Hunters Association. Entry fees are $2.00 for each dog and $1.00 for each pup. The wives of the of the Sequoyah Association will have the concession stands open and stocked. Th entertainment will be by the Cottonwood Quartet and perhaps others. Rev. J. K. Woods of Muldrow is president, Charles Farmer, Muldrow and Frank Roark of Sallisaw are the vice presidents and Leonard Roderick of Sallisaw is secretary-treasurer of the Sequoyah County Association. Ken Vann, agent for State Farm Insurance in Sallisaw, announced earlier this week that his offices will be moved Saturday from its present location to the newely decorated offices at 114 North Wheeler. Mr. Vann has been agent for State Farm Insurance since 1967 and hisagency handles a complete line of Fire-Auto-Lifett?dHealth insurance. Sallisaw Jaycees COAC Attend- Div. a general court martial of six men. Funeral rites apparently will be pending for a number of months while relatives are being returned from Vietnam for the final interment. "Pallbearers will include Sen-tors Fullbright, Kennedy andMc-Govern. 'Officiating at the funeral rites will be recent justices of the U. S. Supreme Court and the heads of state of the Soviet Union, North Vietnam and Red China. 'All members of the funeral procession have not been determined but honorary pallbearers will include moratorium marchers. 'In lieu of flowers, mourners may send old campaign ribbons and victory medals from the Korean conflict, the, Berlin airlift, World Wars I and II, the Spanish American War and other skirmishes which the nation attempted to win. 'Burial will be in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.' SIZEMORE NEWCHIEF The voters of Sallisaw in Tuesday's election retired the police chief and two city commissioners. Mayor Richard Perry Wheeler was unopposed for reelection as was commissioner of Ward 1, Bob Parris.   In the contestr! races the count was Police Chief, W. N. Pete Smith 251, Virgil Whitworth 239 and Bill Sizemore 478. Commissioners; Ward 2, Gene James 138, W. O. Olen Plunkett 131, Ward 3, James Trudeau 127, Charles Ray Eubanks 108, Ward 4, Jay Reynolds 203, J.M. Nick Mabray 151. Fifteen Sallisaw Jaycees and their wives attended the Divisional meeting in Wagoner April 3, and 4. Albert Salee president of the Sallisaw Chapter was elected to the position of Vice President of the Eastern Division and ran unopposed; showing Sallisaw's strong political stan in the State Jaycees. Notice Next Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the    Sallisaw Roundup Club Arena a benefit steer roping will be held.   Proceeds from the" affair, which are to be strickly donations, will go to Ronald (Booty) Green who suffered a broken leg at one of the recent meets. In action Tuesday night the Muldrow Board of Education selected the coaches for the coming year.  Paul Walters of Vian was hired as head football coach and athletic director.   Mr. Walters was an outstanding athelete at Vian and is well known in sports circles throughout the state of Dklahoma.     v%vv The    basketbil "teams    next year, both qojus^np gms, win be under the* 'Sbie supervision of Mr. Pat Martin.  Pat was a former coach in the Muldrow system and guided the teams to state playoffs on two occassions. both Mr. Walters and Mr. Martin will be moving to Muldrow and will make their homes here. These two were selected, according to the board, after careful consideration was given to applications. Mr. Martin will assist in other sports as well as heading the basketball program. Mr. Monte Wight and Mr. E. C. Riggs both of whom were in the athletic department this year have been retained as assistants; In other action the board announced their decision to lease for next school year a new 72 passengeg. ^school bus which 'will be placed'on the Liberty run.  This is the second year" the board has taken   the advantages offered under the lease system. uldrow --Man Mr. Roland C rews, Muldrow resident since December 1, 1964 recently retired from O.G.&E,. after 38 years of service.     r' * During his years with O. G- '& E., he worked in.Heavener, Po-teau and Muldrow. Mr. Grews and his wife Eloine, have one daughter, who is married and lives in Poteau. Asked what he plans to do now that he is.retired, he said he plans  clean-up campaign being sponsored by the; Muldrow Chamber of Commerce and the Muldrow Jaycees. Mr. J. O. Farmer, owner of Modern Home Appliances, 102 East Cherokee announced Monday the association with his company of Mr. Gary Smith. Mr. Smith is a state licensed plumber and will be doing the commercial, residental and repair plumbing jobs for Modern Home. He has thelatestinplumbing equipment. Mr. Smith is a native of Shawnee. He and his wife Linda, and their daughter have now moved to Sallisaw. Mrs. Smith is a registered nurse and has been employed by the Sequoyah Memorial Hospital. , In making the announcement Mr. Farmer says his company will n.qw be in _a_ position to give ' the residents first class workmanship for their every plumbing need. By havinga man-such as Mr. Smith associated with Modern Home, Mr. Farmer will now be in a position^to offer bids on any..aodall size jobs with expert workmanship and the very best of appliances as well as central heat andain conditioning units. See Big Basin Plumbing advertisement page 6 this issue. The Social Secui ity representative will be in Sallisaw, Oklahoma at the time and place listed below. He will be glad to assist you in filing your claim for social security and medicare benefits or with information you.1' might need regarding social security. PLACE: Old Welfare Building DATE: Thursday, April 15 TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon The District Social Security office is located at 2 phoenix Village, Fort Smith, Arkansas and is open to the public froms8:30 a.m. ro 4:30 p.m.,Monday through Friday. Mtsldrow Ousts 'our Mr. L. G. Walkup of Muldrow stopped by the Herald recently to show the latest model he had whittled as a hobby. Mr. Walkup who has been whaling since 1932, uses straight pins, electrical wiring, Venetian blinds, aluminum and wood, to produce the results shown in the photograph. Not shown is a round wooden board with handle and six wooden; chickens with strings attached to a ball underneath. When the ball is moved the chickens peek at corn glued to the center of the board. When asked how long it takes ui-i to make "a wagon and horses, . Walkup said about 1 week. A general organizational meeting of the Little League baseball program was held at the Muldrow High School Monday night. About 100 parents were present?' Coaches were named and age brackets were discussed and boys assigned to their respective teams. In Tuesday's election the voters of Muldrow were apparently disgruntled with the majority of the Board of Trustees They removed four from office and kept one. Streets, wateri sewer, officers and employees were issues put before the voters by some of the candidates. James Treat was the only incumbent to retain his post. Bob Pratt defeated Jim Cook, Ralston Daily won over Hershel Rogers, Otto Vest outcounted Billy Jo Plank and Vaughan Pratt defeated Henry Holland and Lonnie Ogdon for the seat vacated by Aubry Jacobs who did not seek reelection. In retaining his post, Jim Treat defeated Harvey Pen-dergrass. Bud Breedlove was unopposed for Town Treasurer and no one soughr the office of Town Clerk.   

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