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   Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - December 23, 1971, Muldrow, Oklahoma                                Old St. Nick will soon be coming down your chimney and we'd like to "present7' you with our best wishes for a joyful SUCCESSOR TO THE MULDROW HERALD VOLUME 7 Muldrow, Oklahoma 74948 Thursday, December 23, 1971 Number 26 B.J. Traw Resjgns Position Mr.. B J. Traw, Vian, announced his resignation last week from his position on the Board of Education for the Indian Capital area Vocational Technical School. 1 In announcing his resignation, Traw told the board his personal business^ was so that he did not feel he could do justice to the school therefore, he had decided to relinquish his post. The board has the authority to appoint his replacement or if they choose to do so they may allow the vacancy to exist until February when it will be filled by election. Cassady Woift Seek Re-election Don Cassady, a mem.ber of the Muldrow School Boardannounced Monday that he will not seek, reelection to the Board when his term expires. In making the announcement, Cassady said it was his personal opinion that five years is long enough to serve and everyone with children in school should give serious consideration to run for the position. "Stnce 1 have served on the Board, I am aware of the financial problem a schools confronted with" hesaid.Therefore, he urged the voters~pf the district to continue theV supply, of the mill and bond Issues. Without this support, the educational and building programs of the school will fall far short of the needs for the schools ever increasing enrollment. Mr., Cassady wished to thank the electorate of the Muldrow School District for allowing him the opportunity to serve in this uosition. Civil Court Docket Set Mr. Ted Stites, Court Clerk announced earlier this week that the Civil Court Docket will begin January 3, 1972 and�is scheduled to end January 14, 1972. > Court will convene eachmorn-,111* at 9;Q0 ajm. P residing judges will-be: Hon- i orable E. G. Carroll, Honorable C. F. Bliss, and Honorable William Hay worth. Following is the cases to be 1 Jitard and their scheduled dates. January 3, Mac'Atlantic Corp. vs. J, O. Larue Co.; Joe Gibson, vs. R. L. Barrington; See Court page Two* PICTURED ABOVE IS THE NEWLY OPENED SUPER MARKET LOCATED ON SOUTH MAIN IN MULDROW. THE STORE IS OWNEtf AND OPERATED BY MR. AND "MRS. JOE PATTERSON, WHO HAVE BEEN IN THE GROCERY BUSINESS IN MULDROW  FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS. THE NEW STORE IS NOW KNOWN AS PATTERSON'S SUPERETTE. Liberty Home Ext. Presents Check Mrs. James Tramrnell president of the .Liberty Home Extension gt;oup, presented a check in the amount of $175 to Mr. Carl Matlock, Superintendent of Roland Schools, for the "RoIandA th-letic Department. ( This represents ha if of the proceeds received in a joint effort by the RaJandand Liberty Schools from a pie supper and musical program held October 2 in the Roland School Cafeteria. The Liberty* School has already received $175. Mr. Matlock simply said they certainly appreciated the support and cooperation received from this group. Tax Collections Up �According to a release by the Oklahoma Tax Commission, Monday, the' sales Tax Collections through the end of November were up four and one half million dol-lard over last year. This showed an increase of approximately 11 per cent.      ' The figures reveal that $39 million was collected in 1970 and thac $43 million was collected during the period this year*     . McKinney-Wilson Changes Locations Frank McKinney and Curtis Wilson well known service station operators have moved from their long time location to the Phillips -66 Service Station at the intersection of Highway 64 and Highway 64B. They said "the prices at. the new location would be as ihey , were prior to the move and further said they could better serve their customers with the added facilities at the new location. They asked all their old customers to continue with them and any others to drop in and see . Vhat they have > to offer in the way of productsand good service. 1971 Sine-Out At Local Church Leon Stamps, local gospel rjjusic promoter, announced this week that a gospel singing will be held at the Assembly of God ghurch in Muldrow, Mew Years �ve night beginning promptly at 7:30 and' continuing until midnight.. Singing groups will be annpunced in next Weeks Herald:- ; SW. Bell Aids Servicemen Calls For servicemen stationed in South Vietnam, the next best thing to being home this Christmas may -be a telephone call to their relatives and friends. Jim Marvin, manager lor Southwestern Bell Telephone company sai.1 today that more than l.QpO ca^z per day were completed during the Christmas sea-sdfe last year for off-duty servicemen sailing home from Viet-naYn. i m order to handle the traditionally heavy volume of calls this year, the USO the military, the Bell System and communications people in.South Viebtnam, Hong "Kong, and Guam will be working hard to simplify the calltng iur-ther and to permit the maximum number of calls. Marvin reminded persons who are planning overseasChrispnts calls to consider the 14 hour time difference between the U. S. and Saigon. "When it is 11 a.m. on December 25 in Muldrow, it's 1 a.m. on December ?6 in Saigon," he ^explained. / Marvin noted that the rate for the first three minutes of, a station-tb-station call to Vietnam is $9,' while a person-to-person, call for three   minutes See Calls Page Two Officer Shit to Line Of Defy Bill Ed Edwards, Ru 3, Muldrow, who is the Marble City policeman, was slightly injured last week when he wag making *" a. check in his line of duty. Edwards was shot in the fln-. ger. He was taken toa Fort Smith hospital where he was treated and released. Three men were charged in the affair.- Viai Mat Shot To Death Paul Sutterfield, 30, of Vfan was killed instantly early Sunday morning a.t the mobile home c#* xsidence about one mile we's't of Vian. Death was the result of a rifle wound allegedly fired by Ms brother,-Loyd. The shooting occtuted during an altercation between the two, officials,said. The body was first taken to Agent Funeral Home in Sallisaw, by Carney Ales Ambulance Service, and later ta\en to Ft. Smith for an autopsy. Loyd Sutterfield was charged Monday with first-degree manslaughter and was released on $5,000 bonds. He is TtheTchie laboratory technician at Sequoyat Memorial Hospital in  Sallisaw. A preliminary hearing 'will b< held sometime ilT mid-January according to Assistant District Attorney, Paul Carlile. Postmistress To Retire Mrs.. Robert Carr, Roland Postmistress plans to retire from her position January 7,1972. Mrs. Carr has served the Roland office for over 29 years. Her husband, Robert, has been the clerk during these years* Mrs. Carr planned to retire December 15th but the paperwork was not processed in time for that dace. The, office is third class it .does not service any rural routes but has 192 boxes and serves an estimated 750 patrons. No appointment has been made as yet however postmaster Conn of Poteau who is in charge of this sectional center facility said the temporary appointment would be filled by someone within the area who knows all the phases pf management-such as: the making of remittances, purchase of stamp stock, keeping the post-records in general andone who has training necessary lor hand- . ling the job without additional/ training. a   

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