Big Basin Herald, August 17, 1972

Big Basin Herald

August 17, 1972

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Big Basin Herald (Newspaper) - August 17, 1972, Muldrow, Oklahoma BIG BASIN HERALD MULDROW, OKLAHOMA TEN CENTS THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1972 VOLUME 8 NUMBRB K WHAT'S SAWN' IN BIG BASON Election my is approaching and we all should make every effort to go to the polls and vote for the candidate of our choice in every race* In our democratic system of government the vote is the voice of the people.' It is not only our priviledge, but our duty to do our part in choosing the elected officials who run our country as well as our sate and local government Six candidates are running for the office of State Representative in our district, This race is one where qualification, education and experience can do us, the people of the second district the most good. We have heard the issues from each man and our reason will be our guide as to where to mark the "X" on election day. ' Keep in mind that the man who wins this race is the man who must work with men of equal status in our state government. It must be a man capable of handling any situation which might ariseandaman who will keep our district's improvement and growth uppermost in his mind. Closer to home in this election we have the opportunity to choose a man to whom we all can look to for protection of our lives and our property. Eleven men are promising to be the best sheriff Sequoyah County has ever had. Eleven good men-The candidates are fulfilling their obligation to us, the citizens by being interested enough to make the effort to better this county. In the commissioners-races, several men are vying for the chajice to give the people better roads and better local government. Wemustchooseaman of proven honesty and one we feel we can trust to keep his word. The point we are attempting to make is, no matter who your choice is for any office, your obligation is to go to the polls and vote for and support that man. Our only voice in our government is our vote. It is a very private and personal thing. USE IT.......----- Walters Asks For Second Term To the voters of Sequoyah County: Next Tuesday ^August 22, you will be going to the polls to cast your vote in the Primary Elecdon. I have tried to see as many of you as possible; however, due to the heavy duties of the Sheriff's office, theref remany of you whom I have not' been-able to see. To those, I solicit your support on my past record and . sincerely appreciate your elec^. See WA LTERS page twelve Russell Announces I am talcing this opportunity of announcing to the voters of Commissioner District #1 of Sequoyah County, my candidacy for the elective office of Commissioner and I sollqity your vote and support in the coming primary election onAugust22, 1972. I have lived in this District all of my 39 years, on dirt roads which are generally narrow and hazardous to travel because of many blind corners due to uncontrolled growth of weeds and brush. This is my first attempt to See RUSSELL page thirteen Monday Classes At Belfonte According to an announcement earlier this week by Mr. Dale Harvell, principal of Belfonte School, classes will begin there next Monday, August 21. The scheduled opening was August 14, but a delay in the completion of construction caused the one week delay. Oldtimers Play Satirday Night Thf annual old timers ball game willbe next Saturday at the Youth Chib Ballpark. The day will be filled with excitement. Horseshoe pitching and other entertainment will begin about noon. The main program will be getting underway about 5:30 p.m. A peewee ball game is on tap for about 4:00 p.m. Gospel singing, square dancing by some youngsters, and candidate speaking will be the order of die evening prior to the time the OLD MEN take the field for ^hat will, if as in the past, be one more "Whale of a Ball-game". Again this year, plenty of free watermellon, ice cold will be served to everyone. According to all signs, this point* to being the largest and besttjfet. t . � Horse Parade Saturday New Hope Hosts Quartets There will be 13 quartets at New Hope Baptist Church for a big Quartet singing Friday night August 18, 1972. No chargtfts It is free. Everyone is invited. Dale Shermer States Platform Headstart Classes Gossett ' teryone who wishes to ride* in the parade should be on hand at that time. John Reed is the coordinator of the parade and he said all riding clubs in the area as well as individual riders have a welcomed invitation tojoin the parade. Approximately 200 horses was in the parade last year and more are expected this "year, Reed said. Hoover Makes Final Plea My final statement before the election to the voters Is to simply thank each of you for your support. I have run a clean race. I have asked your help on my record as a law enforcement officer in Sequoyah' County for 11 years. I have served three times as mar-shall of Muidrow and I am now Town Marshall of Roland. If vou sincerely desire to have law enforcement, then please vote for me August 22nd. I WILL APPRECIATE your help EUGENE "GENE" HOOVER Morgan Makes Statement I have tried to see as many people as I possibly could. It seems impossible to see everyone. If I have missed you, I am sorry. I have all the qualifications for your County Treasurer. I am only 47 years of age, I have asked the voters simply to give me a chance and I will make you a good County Treasurer. I will , certainly appreciate your vote and support. AVIS MORGAN Democrat Candidate for Sequoyah County Treasurer Newman Makes Final Appeal This is my final appeal to you before you go to the poles August 22 to elect a NE'-" SHERIFF of Sequoyah County. Since there are eleven of us in the race, there are many of you that are friends, neighbors, relatives or feel you are obligated to one of the candidates. I know in many cases it will be hard for you to choose between them and the man that you know will make you the best Sheriff. I urge you again to vote for the man who is best EXPERIENCED, has the ABILITY to make you a good sheriff, and the man who will See NEWMAN page thirteen Mr. Fau.jcason,Superintendent of the Muidrow Schools announced Tuesday that the school wiU^-tfgaln serve good lunches -each full school day for only 25 cents. These lunches will help keep your child healtliy, Mr. Henson said. Some families . ��..... it bard to pay for �ai- dren's lunch. If that oe the case and the patron thinks their child should receive free meals, an application is available and can be picked up at the school. See SCHOOL page twelve Montgomery For Walters I have been deputy since April 1st of this year. I have found Ade Walters to be an excellent law enforcement official, a fair and impartial sheriff and one of the finest men, personally I have ever met. If elected for a second term you can be assured of continuation of the high standard of law enforcement and the assurance of security you, the citizens of Sequoyah County now enjoy. Since I have been a deputy in the east end of the county, we have not missed one single call. All complaints have been investigated immediately. A11 the support by my friends and neighbors in the county for Ade Walters' re-election to the office of Sheriff of Sequoyah County will be p'"cerely appreciated by me and . family. OMEK LEE MONTGOME >; V Deputy Sheriff Jack Shermer Warns Voters Tuesday August 22 will be your last opportunity to imp-prove law enforcement in Se-quouay County. For effective law enforcement, the <&ariff as chief law enforcement officer, must be able to privide leadership to obtain cooperation and unity among all of Sequoyah Counties law enforcement agencies. JACK SHERMJiR will provide this leadership and establish the unity, cooperation and resect so vitally needed in our See SHERMER page four Statment Of Eugene Fink Jordon Announces TO THE VOTER.SOF DISTRICT NO. 1 I thank you, the good people of District No. I for the trust and confidence you haye shown by letting me serve you as your County Commissioner. Now, I am asking you again for your vote and loyal support onTues-See J ORDON page twelve iO THE VOTERS OF COMMISSIONER DIST. 2 Most of you know of me. I have lived in the district most of my lite. This district is my home. My interest is here, naturally, I will work for a greatei ami better road building program and will improve all programs under my jurisdiction. I have had to work HARD all my life. I understand the needs and ways of our working class of people as well as those unfortuiiate ones who are disabled and are dependent on their small check See FINK pagt -welve ;