Big Basin Herald, May 27, 1971

Big Basin Herald

May 27, 1971

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Issue date: Thursday, May 27, 1971

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Location: Muldrow, Oklahoma

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Years available: 1971 - 1980

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Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - May 27, 1971, Muldrow, Oklahoma 'i^t?wT Robert Pierce as Assistant Manag-u-__------� Representative Fine was his strong right hand in the House of Representatives in pushing through the Oil and Gas tax bill increase. With this close cooperation between our chief executive and our State representative we would be greatly _ surprised if all Sequoyah Countians don't greatly prosper as a result of the election of Governor Hall. In reality we already have because how long has it been since two schools, Gans and Vian.have been honored to have a governor speak at their graduations! Fatality count since the last issue of our paper: 1 fatality (boy, age 15) 2 serious injuries (boy 8 and boy 16) To quotethe closing lines of last week's article, "also, remember school will be out very soon and hundreds of children will be out trying to enjoy their summer vacation. Keep a sharp eye out for them and let's make sure that all of them return to school safe and sound come next Augu3t." Makes you wonder doesn't it? er. The lifeguards will be Susan Vaughn, Nancy Marvin, and Reggie O'Neal. The basket boy will be Pat Nix. The prices will be he last year: Children (under 13) 25 cents arid adults (13 or over) 50 cents. Season tickets .good for all summer will, be $5.00 for children and $10.00 for adults. Pictured' above is Mrs. Jane Fargo who after 32 years teaching music, with 31 of them having been spent in Muldrow, is retiring at the close of tomorrows official school day. or � m\MWS Hit! David Earl Chandler, 15, Rt.2 Muldrow was fatally injured,Saturday afternoon when he and a companion were walking along U.S. Highway 64 about one and one half miles ea st of Muldf ow. Officers of the Highway Patrol unit investigating the accident said the youths were five or six feet off die roadway when struck by the vehicle driven by Mrs. Atha Mae Johnson of Muldrow. Mrs. Johnson apparently had fallen asleep at the wheel at the time of the incident. Craig Hale, 16, also of Muldrow was reported to be in lair condition by authorities at Sparks Regiona'. Medical Center in Ft. Smith. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of Sallisaw will sponsor a dance Friday, May 28 from 9 p.m. to .11:30. p.m. to raise money to build their new building. The Looking Glass of Sallisaw will play. On June 24 the VFW will sponsor a dance with the Revelations of Henryetta. 9 The 140 state highway wu'&ho.-.,:; was reported broken into Monday night. Several items and some cash was taken in the theft The burglar's entered the buildings by prying open the doors from one building a 25 foot hose, one set of gauges, one cutting torch, one one-half inch drill a five by eight foot American flag and about $4 in cash from the drink machine. The only accountable loss from the second building was about $7 or $8 ir. cash. Mrs. Fargo received her degree in music from Northeastern State Teachers College at Tahlequah and holds a double major in that , field. She has, during her career at Muldrow, taught music in all facets from the rudiments to piano and voice. Under her supervision some of the chours groups have been honored by receiving recognition in the state. Many of her former students are accompo'lished musicians, both vocal and instrumental. Her retirement will leave a void in the hearts of many who have so long been accustomed to hearing her groups perform. When the Biblical phrase, "their works do follow them", is quoted, surely in Mrs. Fargo's case this is so true. �Big Basin, all its staff and the many former students join to say "may your retirement be many days of enjoyment and pleasure." -���,-�'1" :=r, 1 ......'/'.--~Z The Ft. Sniidi Kiwanis Clubs and the Ft, Smith Dental A ssoc-t&tlon announced over the weekend diiii a Scholarship Fund in memory ot Dr, Fred Faulkner who was killed in an automobile accident May 10, has been established. The Westark Junior College in pt. Smith is now accepting gitts to the fund by anyone who wishes to contribute. The gifts will maintain a continuing scholarship fund for a nursing student at the college. The first recipient will be chosen for the 1971 fall semester. This week in the District Court in a hea ring belore Bill Ed Rogers Associate District Judge, Vincent Locust was sentenced to serve a term of I year in the Oklahoma Slate Penitentiary tor receiving goods on ^tolgn credit card. The dfifsndinfliad been placed on a delerr.edvsentence since March 25, J9.c/)an3[was arrested and plea guliry on May 13, 1971 to die offense ol public Drunk. Subsequent to his plea otguilty his deterred sentence was accelerated and the defendant waa given J year in the state penitentiary. In luriher District Court action this week before Judge F. (J. Carrgfj,. Way lit! McCuwan was given u two year suapende-d aen- o tence as a result of a plea of guilty to the charge of malicious injury to property. Other charges pending against die defendant were continued until a later date. The upcoming Memorial Day weekend traditionally, signals an outpouring of motorists heading for their favorite recreational spots, and the Department ot Public Safety i.-i on alert to safely guide them to and from their destinations. Public Safety Commissiontr Bill Mayberry is optimistic a-bout a safe holiday, but said, "We aren't about to let our guard down. The patrol will be out in full strenght, Including airplanes." The holdloy officially starts at six P.M., Friday and continues through midnight, Monday. Heaviest traffic is expected between six P.M.-and ten P.M., Frid? and during Saturday morning, r turn traffic should reach ; ... proportions Mid-afternoon Monday and continue heavy through the early morning hours. Last year Oklahoma suffered eight traffic deaths over the Memorial Day weekend. Eighty-one persons were injured in holiday iraffic crashes. Speed,. Improper passing, soJ-lowing too closely and drinking and driving are the most ire-quent 'violations and crash causes during is holiday period. Commissioner Mayberry explained. | The Commissioner reminded motorists ttiut the puroos- ej holiday trips is lor re:\>.i.iioiv, and recreations, and thai they Ishould drive to achieve these goals.. "We want, everyone^ajoy the weekend and , will Uo out-best to protect law-abiding drivers ; the actions ol violators," Mayberry said. 41 ;