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   Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - April 15, 1971, Muldrow, Oklahoma                                VOLUME 6 Muldrow. Oklahoma 7494$ , 10 Cents Each Thursday, April 15, 1971_      Number 42 MilSAW CI SKS FOR To begin with this week I would like to thank all of you for your approval in the name change of our uaDer. The Big Basin Herald is proud to serve you-^the readers-our advertisers. Without you there wouldn't be a paper and we will ,do everything in pur power to bring you a newspaper that we I will all be proud of. To change the subject now, isn't this beautiful weather? Everything is turning green and flowers are already blooming. � Little boys with fishing poles over their shoulders are a happy sight when schools outand on Saturday. The only sad thing about all this is, that with graduation coming up, so many familiar faces and friends will be leaving school this year and while we wish them every happiness and success in their future endev-ours, I will miss them-nextyear. See you next weekl Dear Friends,, It is time to ask for donations again for the upkeep of the Muldrow Cemetery. Some have already sent donations in, but this is a reminder for all, as there is no other fund raising source for this cause. Some people keep their own lots mowed, but it is necessary for all concerned to contribute in order to keep the- cemeteylooking nice. We (Committee) know that the wind blew the archway down. A man from Cagle Ironworks gave an estimate of almost $300.00 for repairing and replacing the archway. The committee felt that this important matter should be decided by a majority of all people concerned. Please notify a member of the committee how you feel about this. The committee appreciates the support of the past and feel you will want to continue to see that funds are available for the care and upkeep of the cemetery. Make checks payable to: Muldrow Cemetery Fund and send to: Mrs. Orel Far go-Treasurer, Rt. 1, Box 33, MuldroWjJikla* . Thank you in advance, Muldrow Cemetery Committee. President-Pat O'Bryan. Treasurer-Mrs. Hrel Fargo, Secretary-Mrs. Alta Mizell, Program Chairman, Joe pat Fletcher. NTRIBUTION AS CITIZENS OF BIG BASIN COUNTRY,The Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce will be hosts on April 24 to the honorable early-day Sequoyah Settlers. This will be an excellent opportunity for area citizens to present a friendly, favorable image of Sequoyah County to visitors from many different places. The Chamber hopes that each visitor to our community returns to his home feeling he has been treated in a truly hospitable fashion. Events of the reunion day include several contests for which prizes will be awarded. Some of the contests include ah old fid-"dlers contest, an early-day cos tume contest, stalk shooting contest and others throughout the day. The Chamber is asking area merchants to contribute small, useful items from their stores to be awarded as prizes in these contests. Small cash donations tp be awarded as prizes will also be acceptable contributions. Your cooperation i_ needed to make the Sequoyah Settlers Reunion day a memorable one for our visitors and for our community. If you will call or write the Chamber of Commerce office in Sallisaw they will come by your store to pick up the items you a re contributing. Sincerely yours, Bob Turner, President. pictured aboveare two winners In the three to six year old group at the Jaycee Easter Egg hunt at Black Diamond football field last Sunday. The "mighty proud' ypung lady is the four year The home ot Mrs. Flora Bumpers, Vian was broken into recently and a number of items reportedly taken. Mrs. Bumperswasaway, visiting in Little Rock and upon returning to her home she found mat a large amount of silver ware, chinaware and a color T.V. had been stolen. IYA The Albert Wbitmire Western shop located two miles west of Sallisaw on highway 64 was reportedly broken into last Sunday night and a large amount of western apparell was said to have been taken. ,, THree pair ladies .boots, 27 pair mens cowboy boots, two) saddles, two saddle blankets, a large selection "f ladies blouses and about 20 pair of mens western pants H bar H brand and an estimated 20 mens western shirts. SAFEWAY GETS READY Safeway Stores, Inc. announced earlier this week they have purchased the property adjacent to die bowling alley in sallisaw and will erect a building which will house one of the most up to date stores in the area. Safeway is a national organization and expect3 to be in operation in Sallisaw within the next few months. The WMS Day Group of the First Baptist Church met at the church, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The purpose of the meeting was for a royal service program and a short business meeting. Mrs. Tom Morgan presided over the business meeting and Mrs. Lewis Fletcher was in charge of the program. Each and every memberparti-cipated in the program. The Calendar of Prayer was presented by Mrs. W. R. Kelton, she also led in prayer. There were six members present and they are. as follows. Mrs. W. R. Kelton, Mrs. Orville Fletcher, Mrs. Tom Morgan, Mrs. Leonard Hens on, Mrs. Lewis Fletcher and Mrs. Charge Mize.   , The closing prayer was by Mrs. Leonard Henson. /.-. 10:00 A.M. Saturday April 24 the Muldrow Jaycees will hold The Lee Creek Assembly of God had 71 present for Sunday School Sunday morning April 11. Brother Tommy Treat preached for the Sunday corning and evening services. They are scheduled to begin a revival with Sister Alma Wor-thean, Sunday night April 18. Services will begin at 7:30 P.M. nightly. Everyone is invited to attend. old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. chelles nearness to his big prize. T. Fears Jr. She is Ann LaneiL Pictured with LanceandMichelle At right is Lance LeFeuer ario- are their proud parents Mr. and ther winner who seemsno be cdn- Mrs. Morris LeFeuer who live cerned  about  big  sisW, Mi- at 208 South Cherry in Sallisaw. Last Sunday afternoon at the football field in Sallisaw and adjacent grounds an estimated 200 youngsters were on hand to finds what the Jaycee Bonnies had left. Annua ly the Sallisaw Jaycees sponsor the egg hunt and fur-ish very .nice prize baskets to those finding the lucky egg. Not only was it an enjoyable after- noon for the kiddies but the mama's and papa's seemed to be in the spirit too. There were two groups those from 3 to 6 and the 'bigger' ones 6 to 9. One hundred dozen eggs were hidden by  the Jaycees. Forty \ dozen for the small group and sixty dozen outside the football field for the 6 to 9 year olds. With 58 cases set on this term of District Court Criminal Docket 17 cases were disposed of during last weeks hearings. The first case heard was a murder charge against Jerry Morgan of Muldrow and the second case heard was that of Jim Bradley another accused murderer.     Both these cases were tried before a jury and a B.B. Shoot for boys and" girls between the ages of 7-15 The affair will be at the practice football field just west ' of the  stadium at the high' school. Trophies will be a warded to the top 5 marksmen and two teams of five will go to Ed mond on May 2 to compete in the state tournament.   Trophys will be awarded the winners. All    who wish may enter. , There is no entry fee. Guns will be furnished by the Jaycees. both defendants were acquitted of the charges. In addition to these cases, 15 others  were disposed of either by a plea of guilty and defered sentencing. ^ Beginning next Monday these will remain 41 criminal cases to be disposed of during this :erm. Melvin Woodward, Muldrow was booked into the county jail last Saturday on a charge of shooting with intent to injure. Woodward is accused of firing a shot gun blast which seriously injured his wife during a fracas at the home near Muldrow last sat- v urday evenin g. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest LaBass had visiting in their home last week, Mrs. Alcie Rose, Mrs. Jack Noel, Mrs. Ruth Durham from Fort Smith, and Ruby La-Bass, Mr. and Mrs. Don La-Bass and children from Tulsa and Mrs. June Wilson and children from Inola. The Assembly of God Church had 441 present in Sunday School Sunday. Brothe Hood brought the Sunday morning and evening message. Brother �Otis Free preached for the Saturday night service. 2104   

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