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   Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - April 29, 1971, Muldrow, Oklahoma                                SUCCESSOA,T(> Till MULDROW HERALD VOLUME 0 Muldrow, Oklahoma 74948 10 Conis Ivach Thursday, April 29. 1971 Number 44 Oil, dear, putting the clocks forward one hour on Sunday has put my automatic wake-up-liop-up schedule off an hour. 1 1 used to wake up almost ai o o' clock now it is 7 a.m. every morning and rush, rush, rush. It is nice to have more light of an evening though, isn't it,' There is always so much more to do in summer and the days never seem long enough. Do keep sending or bringing us your news or any suggestions you may have and we will do our best to make Big Basin Herald better than ever each and every edition. Bye for now. A t an advanced press conference in Washington last Tuesday Congressman Ed Edmondson announced his full intentions to seek the Senate Seat now held l>y Fred Harris. No further announcement was made at the conference however �Congressmanexpressed his deep appreciation to the people ol the Second Congressional District for allowing him to serve them in the House. The congressman stated that he would travel extensively throughout the state during the forth coming months. As United States Senator Mr. Edmondson  will  still be able to serve the second district well while at the same time be closer to the problems of the entire state of Oklahoma. As United States Senator the congressman would be closer in touch with national and international affairs at a period in history when world affairs need sound decisions. Should Mr. Edmondson be successful in his bid for the Senate seat, the Second Congressional District qf Oklahoma would lose a dedicated representee while at the same time the entire state of Oklahoma and the nation would gain a knowledgeable spo-. kesman. Roland Chapter ot Future Farmers qf America was named Friday as first place winner for the Northeast FFA District in the Farm Home Electrification Contest. As winner of the contest, sponsored by the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives, the local Chapter will receive a plaque and a. $50 cash award. Ronnie Tahor is president of the Roland Chapter, and Ted Howell serves as chapter advisor. The contest is part of the 3-day annual Oklahoma Future Farmers of America convention, held Wednesday through Friday in the Oklahoma State University Field House, Stillwater. Second place in the Northeast .District went to the Morris FFA Chapter, which will receive a plaque and a $25 cash award. A State award for the most  outstanding electrification project in Oklahoma went to the Perry FFA Chapter. Other district winners in the contest were Lexington, Central, District; Thomas, Southwest District; and Hugo, Southeast District. No award was made in the Northwest District. Walter Thilsted, Alva, was named winner of the National FFA Foundation Electrical A ward. He will receive a plaque from the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives in addition to cash awards from the National FFA Foundation and the Oklahoma FFA Association. 1. BY KARL R. SWANSON Our Lord turned the sunset ot larthly sorrow into the sunrise oi Heavenly comfort. He turned the sunset of sins destructions into the sunrise to complete redemption, He turned the sunset Death's shadows into the sunrise of Immortal Day. Albert Garris proudly holds the trophy he won with his 198 score at the shoot. pictured above is George sand- buliseye last Saturday a/ternoon ers. Route three, Muldrow, Ok- in Sallisaw. Mr. Sanders wasoije Iahoma. Mr. Sanders was getting of the entrants of the stalk shoot  ready to draw the bead on the . at the Old Settlers Reunion., mm m On a beautiful day under clear skies and with the temperature in the 80's the old settlers reunion at Sallisaw last Saturday attracted a crowd of about 300. Mr. Watie DuVault of Marble City termed the affair a huge success. The Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce who sponsored the. meet should be highly commended for the splendid way the program was handled. The afternoon session got underway with the stalk shoot competition. That contest drew four competitors, their order of tin-ishwas First Oscar Bolin, sec-, ond Paul Rosin, third, Josh Locust and fourth, George Sanders. Prizes were awarded to the first three. Perhaps the highlight of theaf-ternoon was the duet by Mr. and Mrs. Watie Duvault who were accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Gertrude McConnell of Vian, who is known in the-county by her pen name Effie G. did a fine job as M. C. of the early afternoon {jart of the program. As usual, standing by in case of an. emergency was Camel Ales with hisVleet of ambulances and full crew. The old timers were too busy "hashin" over old times to become ill. No one needed the services of Carney but he said "just in case they do we will be available immediately." Five of the trophy winners in from left to right: Jerry La vis, the Jaycee sponsored B. B. Shoot    Mike Garris, Mike Black^ore, Robert Hadley and Ken Peters. Earth  Day lor Muldrow    is scheduled /or May 5th. This clean-up 'campaign has been taken over by the high school � students supported by the Muldrow Chamber oi Commerce and the Jaycees. The schools are holding poster/contests this week with the theme 'Clean-up'. The Chamber of Commerce will  give prizes  for the best posters and the Jaycees will give them prizes for the most trash collected.   . Trucks will be provided for the pic k -up. The Jaycee Chairman is Star Real and Roland Crews is the Chamber 'o! Commerce Chairman. ioany of our readers who were misled by the adveraseii'ent last week ol The Harry K. Johnson Agency, Real Estate department, We want to apologize lor OUR ERROR. * The prices quoted should have been per acre and not the price of the tract mentioned. Again our apologies to Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Page and the readers for OUR MISTAKE. BIG BASIN HERALD The B. B. Shooting Contest, held Saturday, west of the Muldrow High School football field, was a great success. Sponsored by the Muldrow Jay -cees with B. B.'s and B. B. Guns provided by Daisy Heddon Manufacturing Co. ol Rogers, Ark., there was an entry Held ol 25 youngsters between 7~U years of age. Gary Treat was the saiety in-struv tor and each entrant lired 10 practice shots, tiring Irom lour positions, standing, kneeling, sitting and prone.-,-     -................... Then theaction began, with four in each line-up. JO rounds were lired in the prone , position at targets set up 15 leei irom the firing line. The second round was 5 shots in a prone position, 5 kneeling, 5 sitting and 5 standing. Excitement ran high a-; scores were totaled up alter A Incurs el competition. When the smoke cleared Jen-y (javis Aas the 1st. place winner with 2i:J points, billowed by Mike t,'arris with J10, MikeHlacKmore 204, Hubert Hadley with > Albert Garris with a 19b and Ken Peters with, 190. Trophies    were awarded   to ' CONTINUE DON PAGF 2 Coa. ii James Jiids oi Muldrow team-; lia.t re;t> .tin. ' slau> has acepted,a position a. Head tournament play al,'throe sl-u-coa h ai the Broke: -\ rrow High sons. Their r- !.< '  '. School. . 27-1, ami 2 \  il   re -i  r three years a>  >. I mier his direc- ;and tion the Muldrow girls liasketbaJi year put :r.i playolls. "i.; la si tlio -^tate   

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