Can you remember what you were doing 40 years ago, during the Summer of '69, August 15-18, 1969 to be exact? Were you one of those 450,000 rock-n-roll music lovers, hippies making their way to the "Peace & Love" Woodstock Festival at White Lake, New York? Lots was happening the Summer of '69!
The Peoples Chronology, edited by James Trager, mentions on page 1134, right column, during the Nixon presidency of 1969 the cost of medical care in the United States escalated and a crisis in health care delivery loomed in large part because patients could in many cases receive insurance benefits ONLY if hospitalized, because they often were hospitalized unnecessarily by sympathetic physicians, because Blue Cross paid hospitals on a cost-plus basis without scrutinizing costs too carefully, because physicians ordered countless tests to protect themselves from malpractice suits, because hospital administrators installed costly equipment and facilities that were under-utilized, and because hospital workers received higher wages [more]...
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The "Orville" who worked at the Dog Ranch that Grace Wessels wanted to know about was my Uncle Orville Clover and the hunters were his son and grandsons [more]... ~Lois Caywood Guffy
regarding Okie's story
from Vol. 10 Iss. 38
The Summer of 1905, July 5 thru 24th, finds Constance Warwick near Vanderpool, Virginia, staying with Uncle Paul Warwick and cousins at Mountain Grove, Virginia.
John C. McClure is working in Alva, Oklahoma Territory, at the First National Bank, and writing everyday to his Sweetheart (S.H.), Miss Constance Warwick. Did Constance feel the same way about John? Does absence make the heart grow fonder?
We know that Constance's father (John R. Warwick) and mother (Signora Belle Guinn Warwick) were in Alva, O.T., living 6 miles South of Alva, in Oklahoma Territory, in the Liberty school district area.
Roy says, "You have (accidentally) created some errors here! It was Marland that was first known as Bliss. Perry began as a Santa Fe water and firewood (or coal) stop known as Mendota (the name was later changed to Wharton) and was located about a mile south of present day Perry, Oklahoma.