Mr. Alex Blackburn and sister, Miss Bessie, motored over from LaGrange one day last week. On their way home they were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. W. Blackburn and their daughter, Mary.
Mr. Miller of Linwood was here this week on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Thad Patrick have moved to Angleton, where Mr. Patrick is employed on the State farm.
Rev. G. M. McGraw and Rev. J. Mahnor of Pledger filled their appointments here Sunday.
Mr. Antone Hanson went to Bay City Tuesday.
Jas. H. Chastun and sister, Miss Margaret, went to Pledger Tuesday on business.
Mr. S. H. Cates of Pledger passed through Ashwood en route Bay City Tuesday.
Mrs. Sarah A. Powell visited her daughter, Mrs. M. J. Chastun, this week.
Matagorda County Tribune, August 6, 1915
On last Friday, E. S. DeLoach of El Campo and Miss Izoria Toupes, a popular young lady, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Toupes of this city, were united in marriage at the bride's home by Rev. O. B. Falls of the Baptist church officiating.
The bride was teacher the past two years at Ashwood, where she has hosts of friends, joining those here to wish her unalloyed happiness and a good share of prosperity.
Matagorda County News and Midcoast Farmer,
Bay City, Tuesday, August 17, 1915
Mr. Jas. H. Chastun went to Galveston Tuesday on business.
Mr. Raymond Brown left here for Beeville Saturday to attend his little daughter's funeral, but when he reached there the baby had recovered and has come back to life.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Walker spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Chastun.
Mrs. Sarah Paull is spending the week with her daughter, Mrs. J. P. Chastun.
Miss Margaret Chastun has been on the sick list this week.
Mr. Walter Brown returned to Sugar Valley from a visit to interior points this week.
Mrs. J. P. Chastun was on the sick list the past week, but is somewhat improved at this writing.
Mrs. Geo. W. Walker and little son have been ill the past few days.
Mrs. Leo Pratt left this week to join her husband at Angleton.
Mr. Antone Hanson went to Bay City this week on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Antone Hanson and daughter, Dorothy, were visitors of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Chastun Sunday.
The crops are growing fine on the Valley View farm.
Mr. Geo. W. Walker is getting his ground in readiness for a fall garden.
Matagorda County Tribune, August 20, 1915
Mr. C. L. Smith left Tuesday on a business trip to North Texas points.
The teacher and pupils of Ashwood school are improving the school grounds, cleaning off the yards and planting flowers after school hours.
Mr. Raymond Brown was a business visitor here Wednesday.
Mr. Fisher Smith went to Bay City on business Wednesday.
Rev. Goode failed to fill his appointment here Sunday but will be here the first Sunday.
Valley View farm has been shipping truck this week.
Smith & Sons are having some work done on this part of the Bay City and Pledger road, leveling and cutting weeds.
Mrs. Hanson shipped some nice string beans and turnips to Galveston this week.
Mrs. C. L. Smith went to Bay City shopping Wednesday.
The fall gardens and truck patches are looking fine since the rain--if everybody would plant a garden, times wouldn't be so hard.
Brown Bros. are breaking ground to plant about 20 acres of ribbon cane.
Mrs. Agnes Gernand of Valley View farm was here shopping Tuesday.
Miss Ola Rainey visited her parents in Van Vleck Saturday.
Matagorda County Tribune, October 1, 1915
J. Fisher Smith was a business visitor to Pledger Saturday.
Miss Ola Rainey visited in Van Vleck and Bay City Saturday, returning Sunday.
Mrs. C. L. Smith received a telegram Wednesday, stating the sad news of the death of her sister, Mrs. Huddleston, at Refugio.
Miss Ola Rainey's sister, Miss Emily, spent the day with her Sunday and they were the guests of Mrs. C. L. Smith.
Everybody is invited to attend Sunday school at Ashwood Church every Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. Let's everybody come and have a good Sunday school.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Smith motored up from Bay City Sunday and spent a pleasant day, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. Pratt.
The farmers here are now planting their fall crops of rape, oats and other things.
Matagorda County Tribune, October 15, 1915
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