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   Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - July 8, 1971, Muldrow, Oklahoma                                \\ S33wbB^**T- �u; : 75105 VOLUME 7 Twenty Two pages, Two Parts- Muldrow, Oklahoma 74948" Thursday, July 8. 1971 Number 2 WHAT'S BAKING IN BIG BASIN We noted with Interest tne other day, in a story tarried, by one of the Tulsa papers, a story concerning United States Senator Fred Harris Maneuvers to be elected to the Presidency. In the article it quoted persons close to the senator as saying that the Senator would probably decide by Sept. 1 whether or-not to abandon his bid for reelection to the senate and actively pursue the "big job". According to the. story much would depend on the type of support he could expect from his fellow Oklahomans. This is only natural because as the old saying goes, |'the-horoe folks know Urn best". Without solid support from the home folks no one could, be considered a serious presidents I candidate. The article further reported that Senator Harris had asked""" Governor Hall to nominate him at the Democratic Convention as a "favorite son" candidate accordingly, some people in prominent positions seemed to favor such a move. > What all this background leads us to is the simple question- If Fred Harris can't be re-elected to',, the Senate^as many people surmise, then how or why should he be puf forth as a "favorite son". It seems to us that this would simply be a political farce. We feel that a person who has given long and outstanding service to the state should be given the honor of having' his named placed in nomination for the office of See WHAT S BAKING Page six HOME BURGLARIZED The nonic yi Mr. and Mrs. Jerry D. Lasiter, Rt. 1, Mul-drow was- broken into Sunday night and the loss was reported ' to have been between $1,500and $2,000. According to Sheriff's Deputy, Max Newman, the loss included 65-$1 bills and about $30 in Kennedy half-dollars. A sizeable coin collection of both American and foreign money, three rifles, a pistol, radio and ladles and menssjewelry. Investigation   is  still con-" tlnuing. No arrests had been .....made late Tuesday. THOUGH!'FOR THE WEEK Let us look up to the Father and Creator of the whole world and let us hold fast to His flortous and exceeding giftsand benefit* �/ pea., e. Think tv>� gentle and patient He l�:.^^i|^.^V.v,||o^^rgs.. . adoo. " '"''" FELONY CHARGES FH.ED ON THREE The District Attorney's office in Sallisaw filed two felony cases in District Court Tuesday. According to information, Denny Joe Frye and Jack Cloud were charged with second degree burglary in the break-in of the residence of Heawatha Cloud, where an automatic rifle and a 303 boh action rifle were allegedly taken. In other action by the D. A.'s office, charges of' Grand Larceny were filed ( against Johnnie Cupp. Cupp was charged with unlawfully Qking wire belonging to the town of Vian and estimated to cost- $40 to. $50...,    THIEVES HIT SMTI0N lne McKlnney-Wilson Apco Station was'broken into Monday night. The only damage done was tojhe cigarette machine. The money in it was taken by the burglars. Nothing else was reported missing. Search Ended For ies In Tenkiller Tuesday morning marked the end of a long and painstaking search for the last of four who drowned in Lake Tenkiller recently. Tuesday the body oi Raymond Evert Daniels, J r., 13 was taken from the lake about 8:00 a.m. His father, Raymond Sr's body See SEA RCH Page tnree SAUDI   ARABIA, Accident Fatal To Roland Youth Muldrow Water Pressure Causes Damage GARY WARREN BARTHEL Gary Warren Barthe!-, 17, torr merly of Roland was fa ally injured June 26 in Jedda, Saudi Arabia when the motorcycle he was riding became involved in a head-on collision with a Jedda axi cab. It was reportedyoung Barthel had been to a movie and was only three blocks from home when tire can apparently 'veered' into lus lane, and hit nead-on. He wa^ taken to a jedda hospital where he died as a result of tne accident a short time later. Young Barthel attended the sixth grade at Roland ana" the remainder of his primary schooling wa at the American, School in Jedda. He was on summer vacation from the Ponca City Military Academy where he would have been a junior next school year. For the last 10 years, he. had made Jedda his home with his 'Hther. Felix Barthel Jr. with, che exception-; or his time in school at Ponca City. See YOUTH .Page, three   ~,  .. During the last few days the Board of Trustees of Muldrow have been plagued with complaints of water damage to homes and excessive water, bills. Water_ heaters hatfe been reported to start leaking? swell as many pipes underneath the homes as well aspipes from the meters to, the houses. , Mr. Vaughn Pran> chairman, on behalf of the Boardof Trustees asks every water user in the town of Muldrow and those outside the town limits as well to check their plumbing very carefully for leaks. The greatly increased pressure dus to the recent tie-on to the new system is likely to damage lines that have been installed for a number of years, Pratt said.'He also stated the Board felt it was their duty to pubiically notify the users of the potential damage nhkn could be Ijkuj�ed. Considerations have been given those who had excessive bills and damage heretofore, .iut the Board feels it is the responsibiiity~of the homeowner to bring their plumbing standards up to the required specifications to adequately handle the'increased pressure.       - "In the future,"' Pratt said, "it has been decided by the Board that the customer will required to pay ar the regular prevailing rates for.all v.atef which goes through die ruMc'r." SAME CREW-NEW COMPANY MULDROW GIRL INVOLVED III ACCIDENT Pictured aDoveaiv tne tan-loyees of the new United Slates Postal Service which was official last Thursday Morning. July 1. Shown In the picture are Vola Blaylock, and Nadine Southernland, clerks and postmaster Calvin Fargo. Mrs. Norma Treat, also a clerk is not shown...........r,.... ,,.?^. The pairons are MaxLedford was.unidentified. Thursday marked the end o: the United States Pos't Office Department and was the first day of business of'the now United States Post* 1 Service. Postmaster Fargo said sales were "brisk" for the new commemorative stamp pn the first new stamo were $186. .'Pictured above is the a'unT mobile driven by Miss Sheryl Matlock immediately after it wfts involved in a crash up last Wednesday at about 7:00 a. m. Miss Madock was traveling west on 64 Highway Inside the city limits o: Muldrow when u pick uo^truck driven by Sammy Moss- pulled onto the highway jj^itij.a service station driyef ay The car was thrown ami v'time to a stop mi tin s�PI>osite side of the -Highway. Intensive damage was done to doth vehlchles. Miss Matlock was rushed to �it. Edwards Hospital in Ft. Smith by Carney Ales Amiv-j lance service of Sallisaw. Her injuries were reported^ as n >i : Mr, and Mrs.   Leo MatUvk.   

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