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   Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - May 6, 1971, Muldrow, Oklahoma                                SUCCESSOR TO THE MULDROW HERALD VOLUME 6 'Muldrow, Oklahoma 74948 10 Cents Each Thursday, May 6, 1971 Number 45 There's gold in .them thar gills "again-beginning Saturday May 1, when the Schlitz $250,000 Oklahoma Fishing Derby gets underway for 1971. For the next five months after that it, will be worth from $25 to $5,000 for any angler hooking one of the 8,000 tagged fish which have been released throughout the state. And for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation it will be another haul of valuable research information. Schlitz  initiated  the  fishing derby last year in cooperation with  the state conservation department in order to stimulate the return of tagged fish through substantial cash awards.   , As last year, the department has tagged 8,000 fish of various species in all department-owned lakes and reservoirs of over 500 acres, releasing them in the waters in which they were captured. Anyone catching a tagged fish should take it with tag attached to the nearest Schlitz wholesaler. He will weigh and idpnHfy the fish and take a spine B9. Well we seem to be getting in-. to the swing of things now arid we've gotten better organized. Things tend to be a bit chaotic when you take over a newspaper and there "is1 so much to> do and learn. We appreciate your patience for bearing with us but we hope we've learned now and will give you the best little newspaper we're capable of. If things go right it shouid get bigger and better so her's hop-in'. Muldow now has a new trading post open for business. Located in a concret block building just west of Muldrow on Hiway 64, it is called the City Trading Post and has a good selection of bottles, furniture, beautiful vases and many other .Ralph Hanc,, _.e, who .was convicted of Grand Larceny by a jury's verdict last week was released from County Jail Tuesday afternoon on an appeal bond. Haney   was  sentenced to two years in the state penitentery for the alleged act. He will remain free until the appeal is heard and decision handed down from the Appelate Court. or scale sample-intormation which will be forwarded to the department of wildlife conservation for its studies. The wholesaler also will check the tag number with the company's Milwaukee headquarters to determine how much it's worth for the fisherman. Tags will have values of $25, $100, $500, $1,000, or$5,000- with the values determined in a drawing-Jiby an impartial party prior to the opening of the derby. A check will be sent to the fisherman, who keeps his fish too. The 1971 *ags~marked with a number and "71 Okla-Schlitz"- and red in color. The Derby -will be open to everyone except employee's of the Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co., The , Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Department and their families, and Schlitz Wholesalers and their employees.   - items to choose from. It is owned and operated by Ivan Moore, so if you are in |the market for any such item go by and see Ivan at the Trading Post, chances are he will have what you are looking for. . better acquaint themselves with the answers to questions which, in all probability, will be asked by tourists during the coming tourist season. The Chamber has recently mailed to a number of businessmen a form to complete and return. Mr. BobTurner, President of the SallisawChamber respectfully urges all who received '.he iorms to complete and return them as bcov as possible. Mr. Turner says come of the questions likely to be asked, by tourists are, 'How do'I get tcp Sequoyah's Home, and what will \ see there? ' 'How many public use areas are there on Kerr Lake?' Is there a nearby rest area with facilities   to accomodate travelers withcampers or trailers?' A .number of other questions could be asked and it is this point which the Chamber  wishes to stress. 'Let's all become well informed and be able to impress those tourist.by our knowlegable answers. This creates a friendly atmosphere and perhaps will influence a return visit to our area and possible a new resident of our County. The Chamber President says, 'Please take a few minutes, fill out the form which was mailed^ to you and a date will be set for the get-together and notices will be sent to all concerned.' The Muldrow Jaycees took the winners of "jtoe Muldrow B.B. Shoot to Edmund, Sunday to compete in the State competition there and the Muldrow boys aquitted themselves verv -wqII. This was die first time Muldrow had entered this contest but will not be the last accord-,ing to Gary Lookebill.' Next year the Jaycees plan to work with the boys-practicing; ona regular basis and they will try to have a gun for each boy that only he will use. This is the way the Tulsa team is organized. c Representing Muldrow's team was Albert Garris who scored 338, Mike Blackmore 331, Robert Hadley, 300, Jerry Davis, 292 and Mike Garris, 263. Team total 1524. Alternatives were ken Peters, 297 and Chuck Hoover 396. Chuck. placed third in the State alternates and will recieve a medal. The final standings areas fol-lowsTulsa-1789, Muldrow-1524, Beaver-1470, Alva and Choctaw tied-1447,    Sapulpa-1369, Salli-saw-1366,    Edmund-1296   and Moore with 1100. The Muldrow team won a trophy which went to the Jaycees as sponsors of the B. B. Shoot. . Muldrow Earth Day Clean-up Campaign has been taken over by the student council of Muldrow High School with the help of the Muldrow Jaycees and the Muldrow Chamber of Commerce. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, it has now been moved to Thursday, May 6th, starting at 1:10 p.m. The Muldrow students wll participate for one hour, filling plastic bags provided for them, which in turn will be picked-up in trucks provided by the City. The student council has divided Muldrow into six areas and students will beassignedanarea. The Muldrow Chamber of Commerce will give 6 prizes for the poster competitions being heldat Jaycees will giye 6 prizes for the pick-up. Claude Eubanks, Superintendent of Roland Public Schools resigned his position Monday night effective June 30. Mr. Eubanks plans to enter private business in the late summer. He came to Roland in the fell of 1957 as High School Coach for 11 years and for 5 of those years wasalsoPrincipalandfor the last 4 years, superintendent. During his tenure as Superintendent, a new high schoolwas built (the old high school burned in 1967) arid new grade school buildings were erected with new furniture throughout, new business  machines,  science and chemistry equipment were, acquired and all old buildings remodeled. Mr. Eubanks also started a band and got uniforms and instruments. Mr. Eubanks said, "I wish to thank the people of Roland Com-for giving me their support and No successor has been named at this time. HAT IS PRAYER? Truly, private prayer, family t rayer andcongregationalgrayer all   bring  marvelous benefits, prayer shows a frank recognition of our complete dependence on us close to fellow worshippers. It brings upon us the Peace of the Loving Creator. It promotes the flow of God's Holy Spirit in our lives. It helps us to be confident about the future. It is a ,ift from God and one that we should appreciate and use.  1 BY KARL SWANSON The Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce for one of it's many projects is considering a neighborly get-together of businessmen and their employees of Sequoyah County in the near future. The purpose of the get-together In in Therei was a burglary at the Lees Chapel Church Friday, April 30. Taken in the robbery was an amplifier and part of a set of drums. The drums belonged to Earl Jones Jr. and the amplifier was Kiven to Rev. and Mrs. Russell on the death of their grandson limny Russell. The amplifier originally belonged to Danny. The church asks  that the luTson or persons responsible, 'l>Uvise return uio items. The people at Muldrow Memorial    Gardens    on Decoration Day, May2, 1971 voted to  have eagle iron works put an archway back at the cemetery. Donations will be asked for as a vote was taken that cemetery funds will not be used. Work will not begin until the full amount of $265.00 is collected. Please send donations to Muldrow Cemetery Funds, Mrs. Oral Fargo, Treasurer, Rt. 1 Box 33, Muldrow. A committee was also appointed "to see about a fence for the cemetery' I would like to express my thanks and appreciation to the following people who helped with decorations and lighting and etc. to make our Grade School Music Program possible: Grade School Teachers, Kind-egarten Teachers and aids. Head Start Teachers andaids, Interns. Miss    Maria   Stites, Mrs. Jan Sharp and Mrs. Brant, Mrs. Ro-artingear, Mrs. Wisely, Mr.Andy Gipson,  Agent Funeral Home, Sallisaw, Sigler Music Co. Ft. Smith, Mr. Aubrey Henshaw, Mr. Fate Henson, Mr. JacK Randolph, Mrs. Kay Tabor, Mr. Jack Shermer, Mr. Wayne Ford, Mr. Robert Green, Mr. Jr. Morgan, Mr. Dori Mabray, Mrs. Clarris Wallace, The High School Stage Band and all of the Grade School students who participated and the support or the parents and the community. Mrs. Norma Jean Lind The Roland Hills Baptist Church will have a weiner roast Saturday" night. May 8, at 6:00 P.M. at he Ch".rch. Everyone is invited to attend.   

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