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6 Jan 1910

Source:  Burnet Bulletin, 6 Jan 1910
transcribed by JoAnn Myers, Nov. 2009

Hairston Creek News
  • Of all the Christmas times, this has been the quitest on Hairston, no drinking to amount to anything.
  • Mr. Ben Schooley and George Smith are visiting in Austin.
  • Mr. Adam Cummins  of the A. & M. College is spending Xmas holidays with his parents.
  • Miss Alta Sylvester spent a day or so in our community this week.
  • Mr. John Schooley, who has a position in Austin, will return.  He spent Xmas with the home folks.
  • Misses Rowney, Holland and McAllister are spending holidays at home.
  • Several of the young people went kodaking, but happened to the misfortune of breaking the kodak.
  • Mrs. Sylvester of Burnet visited Mrs. Price Kinser a few days past.
  • Mr. John Woods is visiting at Bluffton.
  • All enjoyed the party Xmas night at Mr. Jim Jennings.
  • A singing was given by Mr. Crow Sunday night.

Joppa Jots

  • A glorious New Year to all Burnet County, and everybody else.  We had a merry Christmas.  Have heard of nobody being hoggish drunk.  While it is good to be a total abstainer, it is better to be moderate and temperate.  We had parties and frolics galore, and prayer-meetings some, and we are sorry to say that a good many more attended the parties than the prayer-meeting.  Lord help us, where are we at?
  • Had a big kinfolk dinner at C. P. Thompson's last Wednesday.  Poor old turkey!
  • There was a pleasant entertainment at Mr. John Parry's Friday night.
  • Had a box supper at Sam Taylor's Wednesday night, which was a social success.
  • There was a social entertainment at H. R. Barber's Christmas night, and a jolly good time was had.
  • Mr. George Price has been home through Christmas, but we understand he has gone back to his position at Galveston.

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