Ashwood Newspaper Columns

1935
 


ASHWOOD

 

Mr. L. L. Orerell of Leakey visited his son, Mr. W. T. Orrell the past week.

 

Mrs. Lee White and daughters of El Scott are spending the week with Mrs. M. A. Guy.

 

Miss Rose Ellen Hanson spent the week-end with friends in Bay City.

 

Mrs. Jess Walker and daughter, Jessie Lee of Bay City spent the week-end here with homefolks.

 

Mr. Dewey Penland of Conroe spent the week-end in the Guy home. Mrs. Penland and children returning home with him Sunday.

 

Mr. Frank Ellis of Conroe is visiting homefolks this week.

 

Mr. Hopkins of Alvin visited here and his brother, Mr. D. B. Hopkins, returned home with him.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Whiddon and family of Brenham visited their sister Mrs. W. A. Brown Sunday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McDougal, Misses Catherine Hanson, Lucille Martin and Messrs. James Martin and George Walker attended a dance Saturday night.

 

Mr. Lee Davidson and Ed Anderson were business visitors here Monday.

 

The Home Demonstration Club met with Mrs. Sadie Dodd Monday. Mrs. Sides being present, not being able to finish their business, a meeting was called for next Tuesday at Mrs. Geo. Clark's.

 

The girls club meeting, Mrs. Sides present, was held at Mrs. George Walker's and they worked on their shoe racks, discussed making smocks and their garden goals for this year.

 

Mesdames Hanson, McDougal and George Walker were Bay City shoppers Tuesday.

 

Those from here attending the P. T. A. in Van Vleck Tuesday afternoon were Mesdames Walter Brown, B. N. Cocke, J. Fisher Smith, A. Hanson and Wallace McDougal.

 

Mesdames B. N. Cocke and G. Lawrence were guests in the W. A. Brown home Monday.

 

The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, January 10, 1935

 


ASHWOOD

 

Miss Ruth Martin and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wink and family of Wharton visited in the Martin home Thursday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeRoche and family of Bryan have moved to Ashwood.

 

Mrs. Wallace McDougal and Miss Mildred Walker entertained with an apron and tie party at the home of Mrs. McDougal in honor of the birthday of Messrs. George M. Walker and Wallace Walker. Card games, forty-two, dominoes and dancing were enjoyed. Many nice gifts were received by Messrs. McDougal and Walker. Refreshments of white cocoanut birthday cake and hot chocolate were served to the following: Mr. and Mrs. Brown and family, Mr. and Mrs. Moreland, Mrs. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeRoche, Jane, Mrs. Miller, Mr. Jess Walker, Misses Lucille Martin, Katherine and Rose Ellen Hanson, Mildred Walker, Rosalie Gernand and Messrs. James _____ and son Martin, Bill and Charlie Walker, Billie and Woodrow Gernand, George Walker, Fred Gernand, Johnnie Hanson and Fisher Smith, Vic Ducros of Bay City and Antone and Stanley Kocurek and Edward Huggins of Pledger and Mr. and Mrs. McDougal and Francis.

 

Francis McDougal spent Saturday and Sunday with his aunt in Palacios.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Penland and children of Conroe were week-end guests in the Guy home.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Luke of San Antonio visited in the W. T. Orrell home last week-end.

 

Messrs. J. Fisher Smith and C. L. Smith were business visitors in Rosenberg and Houston Friday.

 

Mrs. Gene Gordon and little son visited W. S. Gordon in Wharton Saturday and Sunday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McDougal and Miss Lucille Martin went to Palacios on a fishing trip Saturday night and Sunday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. George Clark have had their daughter Georgia and her little son visiting them during the past week. She is returning to her home in Austin this week.

 

Mrs. Straub Roberts, formerly of Pledger, visited in the Geo. Walker home Monday night.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wink and family and Miss Ruth Martin visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Martin Sunday.

 

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche, Will Walker and J. P. Chastun were business visitors in Bay City Wednesday.

 

Mrs. Raymond and her daughter, Alene, visited in the Dunbar home Monday.

 

The Ashwood Home Demonstration Club met at the home of Mrs. Geo. Clark with 10 members present. After finishing the business meeting, they had a very interesting discussion of the pamphlet "American Must Choose," by Henry A. Wallace, secretary of agriculture, after which they adjourned to have the next meeting with Mrs. W. T. Orrell, Feb. 5.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Dunbar are visiting in Matagorda Wednesday.

 

Miss Nellie Dunbar is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Roy Miller in Luling.

 

The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, January 17, 1935

 


ASHWOOD

 

Mrs. Bettie Cain of McKinney is visiting her sister, Mrs. M. A. Guy.

 

Mr. Lloyd Goldman, who has been visiting his cousins, Messrs. Jess and Will Walker, has gone to Boling to work on the pipe line.

 

Misses Katherine Hanson and Lucille Martin and Mr. James Martin went to Wharton Saturday night. Mr. B. W. Martin and Miss Ruth Martin returned with them.

 

Miss Clara White of Pledger visited Miss Bertice Walker last week.

 

Messrs. Ervin and Steve Hobbins of Pledger visited in Ashwood Saturday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Pendulum and children of Conroe spent the weekend in the Guy home.

 

Miss Nellie Dunbar spent Saturday in Bay City.

 

Mrs. C. L. White and Mrs. J. Fisher Smith were business visitors in Bay City Saturday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Moreland spent Saturday and Saturday night in Houston.

 

Mrs. Jess Walker and little daughter of Bay City spent Saturday and Sunday with her husband. Those who went to Bay City with her Saturday night were Misses Mildred Walker, Rose Ellen and Katherine Hanson and Messrs. Jess Walker and George Walker and Messrs. Tony Kocurek and Edgar Huggins of Pledger.

 

Mr. and Mrs. James Davis and sons of Newgulf were Ashwood visitors on Sunday.

 

Mrs. Wilfred Gordon and Mrs. Mays LeCompte of Wharton were visitors in the Dunbar home Sunday.

 

Messrs. Tony Kocurek and Edgar Huggins of Pledger spent Sunday afternoon in Ashwood.

 

Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Orrel of Lakey are visiting in their son's home, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Orrell.

 

Mr. Julius Gresham of Newgulf visited in the C. L. Smith home Sunday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Dodson and two daughters and grandson of Bay City visited in the Dunbar home Sunday.

 

The Smith family visited the Currys in McCrosky Sunday.

 

Mrs. Wallace McDougal and Miss Lucille Martin took Miss Ruth Martin back to Wharton Monday.

 

Mrs. Travis Dodd was a Bay City visitor Monday.

 

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche, Anton Hanson, J. C. Chastun and Will Walker were Bay City shoppers Monday.

 

Miss Lucille Martin is visiting her sister, Miss Ruth Martin in Wharton.

 

Mr. C. E. DeRoche was a Newgulf and Boling visitor Tuesday.

 

Mr. Bill Wink of Wharton visited in Ashwood Tuesday night.

 

Mrs. Jess Walker of Bay City spent Tuesday and Wednesday in her home here.

 

Miss Eva Smith went to Houston Wednesday.

 

The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, January 31, 1935

 


Ashwood

Mr. Ralph Gresham spent last week in Hempstead with his parents.

Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Lawrence visited in Lakey during the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gordon went to Houston Wednesday.

Miss Rose Ellen Hanson spent Thursday night in Bay City.

Mrs. Ollie Newman is visiting relatives in Houston.

Mrs. Wallace McDougall was a Bay City shopper Friday.

Mrs. Jess Walker and daughter, Jessie Lee of Bay City spent the weekend with homefolks.

Mrs. J. Fisher Smith was a visitor in Houston over the weekend.

A surprise party was given Mr. Fred J. Gernand at the Hanson home Saturday night in honor of his birthday. After several hours of dancing, cake and punch was served. The personnel included Mr. and Mrs. Jess Walker, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeRoche, Rosalie Gernand, Vera and Lucille Walker, Marion DeRoche, George Walker, Fred Gernand, Georgia and Jane DeRoche and the Hanson family.

J. Fisher Smith Jr. attended the Fat Stock Show in Houston over the weekend.

Mr. James Martin has gone to work in Wharton. He spent Sunday here with his parents.

Mr. and Mrs. Hale of Bay City were visitors in Ashwood Sunday.

Mr. Bill Wink of Wharton was a visitor here Sunday.

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche and Fred Gernand were Bay City shoppers on Monday.

Miss Ruth Martin of Wharton spent Monday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Martin.

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeRoche, Mrs. Geo. Walker, Misses Rosalie Gernand, Marion DeRoche and Mildred Walker and Mr. Jess Walker attended the declamation tryouts in Bay City Monday evening in which Miss Mildred Walker took part.

Mrs. Grace Grantham of Bay City visited here Monday.

Mrs. Wright of Newgulf visited in Ashwood Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Whiddon of Brenham visited in the W. A. Brown home Tuesday.

The Ashwood Home Demonstration Club met at the home of Mrs. J. Fisher Smith with Mrs. Sides present. There were nine members present. They had a very instructive meeting. Chocolate pie and lemonade were served. The next meeting will be on March 26 with Mrs. B. N. Cocke.

Matagorda County Tribune, March 7, 1935
 


Ashwood

Messrs. Joe Picek and Jerome Kocurek of Pledger visited here Sunday.

Mrs. J. Fisher Smith and Mrs. Eva Smith were Bay City shoppers Wednesday.

Mrs. Ollie Newman returned home Wednesday after visiting relatives in Houston.

Mrs. Albert Rhodes of Boling was an Ashwood visitor Wednesday.

Messrs. J. P. Chastun and Charlie Walker and Mesdames C. E. DeRoche and Anton Hanson were in Bay City on business Wednesday.

Those from Ashwood attending the P. T. A. meeting in Van Vleck Wednesday afternoon were Mesdames J. Fisher Smith, Wallace McDougall, Greg Lawrence, Walter Brown, Anton Hanson and B. N. Cocke.

Mrs. Jess Walker and Jessie Lee of Bay City visited here Thursday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Dunbar visited in Houston last week.

Mr. A. H. Reese of Austin is an Ashwood visitor.

Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Thompson of Francitas visited here Saturday.

Mesdames Wallace McDougall, J. Fisher Smith, Mrs. B. N. Cocke attended the Federation meeting in Matagorda Saturday.

Mrs. Levina Miller, her father Mr. Cline and Mrs. Perkins of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Mrs. Jess Walker and daughter, Gussie Lee of Bay City visited in Ashwood Sunday.

Mrs. James Martin of Wharton visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Martin Sunday.

Mrs. and Mrs. Reed of Bay City were visitors in Ashwood Sunday.

Mr. Edgar Huggins of Brazoria was a Sunday visitor here.

Mr. Joe Levy of Boling was a business visitor here Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Leighton Davis of Houston are visiting in the J. W. Davis home.

Mrs. Della Gresham of Hempstead is visiting her daughter, Mrs. C. L. Smith.

Mrs. Wallace McDougall went to Austin Monday to visit for a few days with relatives.

Mrs. W. T Orrell was a business visitor in Boling Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Walker, Mesdames C. E. DeRoche and Fred Gernand, Mr. Will Walker and Miss Bertice Walker were Bay City shoppers Tuesday.

Mrs. Edgar Dunbar and Mrs. Gene Gordon spent Tuesday in Matagorda.

Mrs. Whiddon of Chapel Hill is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Walter Brown.

Mrs. W. T. Orrell visited relatives in Alvin Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Moreland visited in Houston Monday.

Matagorda County Tribune, March 14, 1935
 


Ashwood

Mrs. Kathryn Gibson of Bay City spent Thursday night and Friday with Mrs. Nellie Dunbar and Friday night with Miss Mildred Walker.

Mrs. Wallace McDougall returned home Thursday after spending several days with relatives in Austin.

Messrs. Till Bond and Reed of Bay City are frequent visitors here in behalf of the road work.

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche, J. P. Chastun, George Walker and Will Walker and Miss Bertice Walker were in Bay City Saturday. Miss Bertice Walker had her tonsils removed.

The young people of Ashwood met at the Dunbar home Friday night where they played games and danced. Out of town guests were Miss Kathryn Gibson of Bay City and Mr. Walter Lewis of Austin.

Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Smith, Ralph Gresham and Miss Helen Smith of Gonzales were Bay City shoppers Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Pendleton and family and Mr. Pendleton's brother of Conroe spent the week-end with relatives here.

Mr. C. E DeRoche is now working in Bay City.

Miss Helen Smith of Gonzales spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Fisher Smith.

Mrs. Bessie Mustachio of Houston is visiting relatives here this week.

Miss Eva Smith is visiting relatives in Houston this week.

Miss Ruth Martin and Mrs. Bill Wink of Wharton spent Monday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Martin.

Mrs. J. Fisher Smith was hostess to a party of twenty young people in a camping trip over the week-end. They went pioneer style in a wagon filled with hay and on horseback to the woods where they spent the night around the campfires telling stories, playing games and playing music on the Victrola and accordion, playing jokes on each other and having an imaginary skirmish with the Indians, through the woods, a sunset supper and sunrise breakfast was enjoyed by all. They came home very tired and sleepy, but enjoyed the outing very much and ready to go again soon.

Mrs. Anton Hanson served cake and punch to a small group who gathered to wish Katherine a happy birthday Sunday night.

Messrs. J. Fisher Smith and Wallace McDougall were week-end visitors in Houston.

The Ashwood Woman's Home Demonstration Club met with Mrs. Clark. Two new members were present, Mesdames Jones and Sporoskavoriski. The next meeting will be April 2 with Sporoskavoriski.

Matagorda County Tribune, March 21, 1935
 


Ashwood

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McDougall were hosts at a wiener roast for a number of Ashwood and Wharton young people Thursday.

Messrs. James Martin and Bill Walker were Wharton visitors Thursday.

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche and Wallace McDougall were Bay City shoppers Thursday. Mrs. McDougall also attended a P. T. A. meeting in Van Vleck.

Miss Lucille Martin who is working in Wharton spent the past week with homefolks.

Mrs. Jess Walker and her daughter, Jessie Lee of Bay City, spent the week-end with her husband.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Walker, Mr. Will Walker, Mesdames Fred Gernand and Anton Hanson and Misses Marion DeRoche, Lucille Walker and Bertice Walker were Bay City visitors Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. George Hatchett of Bay City visited in Ashwood Sunday.

Messrs. Jack Beall, Roy Rice and Wilfred Luna of Bay City, Bill Reese and Antone Kocurek of Pledger visited here Sunday afternoon.

Miss Bertice Walker, who has been ill due to the removal of her tonsils is able to be about again.

Mr. Till Bond of Bay City was a business visitor here Monday.

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche, George Walker, W. M. Miller and Mr. J. P. Chastun were business visitors in Bay City Thursday.

A number of girls from here attended the 4-H gathering in Bay City Tuesday.

Mrs. Tom Mustachio returned to Houston Sunday after a week's visit here with relatives.

Miss Eva Smith, who has been visiting in Houston, returned home Sunday.

Mrs. Edgar Dunbar and children were visitors in Matagorda Sunday.

J. Fisher Smith was a business visitor to Burnett County over the week end.

Mr. Paul J. Lindsley and Mrs. Minnie Mattox of Houston were weekend visitors in the Smith home.

Mr. Gene Gordon spent the weekend with homefolks in Bay City.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Orrell were Bay City shoppers Tuesday.

Mrs. Della Grisham and Mrs. C. L. Smith were Bay City shoppers Saturday.

Matagorda County Tribune, March 30, 1935
 


Ashwood

Mr. Fred Gernand won a hundred dollars on a car. He went to Houston Thursday and Friday to look some cars over.

Miss Ruth Martin of Wharton spent a few days with homefolks.

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche, Will Walker, Ollie Newman and Miss Bertice Walker were Bay City shoppers Saturday.

Mrs. Jess Walker and daughter Jessie Lee of Bay City visited her husband Sunday.

Mr. W. M. Miller of Edna was an Ashwood visitor Sunday.

Mr. Clyde Walters of Robstown and Mr. Clifton Walkers of Sweeny visited in Ashwood Sunday.

Mrs. Martyn and Doctor Scott, county health officers, visited the Negroes Friday.

Mr. Antone Kocurek of Pledger was an Ashwood visitor Sunday.

Mr. C. E. DeRoche was a business visitor in Bay City and West Columbia Wednesday.

Mr. J. K. Smith of Raymondville was visiting relatives here Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. R. Jones of Houston were visitors in the Smith home Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Grantham of Bay City were business visitors here Monday.

Mr. John Reynolds visited among his friends here Wednesday.

Mrs. Houston Bickham and children were week-end visitors in the Orrell home.

Mr. and Mrs. George Walker, Mrs. Fred Gernand and Messrs. Clyde DeRoche and Jess Walker were Bay City visitors Monday morning

Mrs. D. A. Einkauf and son Billie of Bay City, were visitors here Saturday.

Mrs. Maggie Hart of Van Vleck and Mrs. Laura Stafford of Bell Bottom are visiting in the Brown home. Mrs. Whiddon of Brenham is still visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. A. Brown.

A large number of the young people have the measles. During the last week there were twenty ill.

Matagorda County Tribune, April 11, 1935
 


Ashwood

Mrs. Kearns of Bay City was an Ashwood visitor Friday.

Mesdames Geo. Walker, Fred Gernand and Miller and Mr. C. E. DeRoche were Bay City shoppers Thursday. Mr. DeRoche remained there to work.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Belcher were business visitors here Friday.

Mr. Anton Hanson was a business visitor in Pledger Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brown and daughter, Marjorie Mae, accompanied Mrs. Brown's mother, Mrs. Whiddon to her home in Brenham Saturday. She has made an extended visit with her daughter.

Mrs. Jess Walker of Bay City spent Sunday and Monday at her home here. Jessie Lee Walker spent Sunday here.

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McDougall and son Francis and Misses Katherine and Rose Ellen Hanson ate their lunch and fished on the Bernard River near Hungerford Sunday.

Mr. Buck Dunbar was a Wharton visitor Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Leighton Davis and children of Houston are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Davis.

Mr. James Martin, who has been working in Wharton, has returned home after a trip to Cleburne.

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche, J. P. Chastun, George Walker and Anton Hanson, Mr. Jess Walker, Georgia and Jane DeRoche were Bay City visitors Monday. Mrs. Jess Walker returned to Bay City with them.

Messrs. C. L. Smith and Ralph Gresham were Bay City visitors Monday.

Mrs. Wallace McDougall was a Palacios visitor Tuesday.

Mrs. Jess Walker and daughter Jessie Lee of Bay City visited here Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Smith and Ralph Gresham spent the week-end in Hempstead.

Mrs. J. Fisher Smith and Miss Bertice Walker were Newgulf visitors Wednesday.

Matagorda County Tribune, April 18, 1935
 


ASHWOOD

 

Mr. J. F. Goldsmith of the American Seed Company was an Ashwood visitor Wednesday.

 

Mrs. Harry Burkhart and little son of Bay City were visitors here Wednesday.

 

Mrs. Wallace McDougal was a Palacios visitor Thursday.

 

The Ashwood Home Demonstration Club visited the Pledger club Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Harold Hall. Mrs. Leola Cox Sides was present and gave a demonstration on pickling. After the meeting, Mrs. Hall served frozen salad, potato chips, crackers and iced tea. Those from here enjoying this meeting were Mesdames J. Fisher Smith, Gregg Lawrence, Anton Hanson, B. N. Cocke, Wallace McDougal, Walter Brown and Will Hasler and Miss Eva Smith.

 

Miss Jessie Lee Walker of Bay City spent the week-end here with her father.

 

Mr. W. M. Miller of Edna spent Saturday evening in Ashwood.

 

Miss Nellie Dunbar spent the week-end in Bay City.

 

Mr. Edgar Huggins of Brazoria and Mr. Antone Kocurek of Pledger were visitors here Saturday evening.

 

Mrs. Jess Walker of Bay City spent Sunday here with her husband.

 

Mrs. Ollie Newman entertained with a dance Tuesday night.

 

Mr. James Martin, who is working in Wharton, spent Sunday here.

 

Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Armstrong of Bay City were callers in Ashwood Tuesday.

 

Mrs. Bryant of Pledger was a visitor here Tuesday.

 

Mr. James Berryhill of Happy Jack La., is spending his vacation with his sister, Mrs. W. T. Orrell.

 

Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Brown and family attended church in Van Vleck Sunday.

 

Those from here attending church in Bay City Sunday were Mesdames C. E. DeRoche and W. M. Miller, Misses Rose Ellen Hanson, Rosalie Gernand and Marion DeRoche, Sina Jane Hanson, Georgia and Jane DeRoche and Woodrow Gernand, Johnnie Hanson, Billie Gernand and Paul Hanson.

 

Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Smith of Raymondville visited relatives here Wednesday.

 

The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, April 25, 1935

 


Ashwood

Mrs. Walter [Wallace?] McDougall spent Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in Palacios.

Messrs. J. E. Miller and Bill Donaldson visited friends here Thursday evening.

Mrs. Jess Walker of Bay City spent Thursday afternoon here.

Mr. Richard Winters of Chances Prairie spent Sunday here.

Paul Hanson has been rather ill during the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McDougall and son Francis spent Sunday in Freeport.

Mr. W. M. Miller of Mackay spent Saturday night and Sunday here.

Messrs. Clyde Walters and Clifton Walters of Sweeny were callers in Ashwood Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeRoche and Miss Rose Ellen Hanson were Bay City shoppers Tuesday.

Messrs. Joe Pivok and Jerome Kocurek of Pledger visited here Tuesday.

Mrs. E. Dunbar and children visited in Matagorda Tuesday.

Mrs. Della Gresham of Hempstead visited her daughter, Mrs. C. L. Smith a few days during the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Smith visited Miss Helen Smith in Gonzales over the weekend. They also visited in Rockport and San Antonio.

The Woman's Home Demonstration Club held a called meeting at the home of Mrs. B. N. Cocke with ten members present.

Matagorda County Tribune, May 2, 1935
 


Ashwood

Mr. Dave Dodd of Bay City was an Ashwood visitor Friday.

Jessie Lee Walker of Bay City spent the week-end with her father here.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeRoche and Mr. Jess Walker were Bay City shoppers Saturday.

Mr. Edgar Huggins of Brazoria spent Sunday afternoon here.

Mr. W. M. Miller spent Monday and Tuesday night here.

The Home Demonstration Club met at the home of Mrs. A. Hanson Tuesday with Mrs. Sides present. Bed linen was discussed and Mrs. Sides gave a demonstration on candlewicking and Bulgarian work. After the meeting punch and cake was served.

Mr. James Martin who works in Wharton visited a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Martin.

Miss Helen Smith of Gonzales spent the week-end here with homefolks.

Miss Rose Ellen Hanson spent Saturday and Sunday in Bay City.

Misses Helen and Eva Smith were Bay City shoppers Saturday.

Mrs. M. A. Guy and son, Dick, went to Lodi to the funeral of her father.

Matagorda County Tribune, May 2, 1935
 


ASHWOOD

 

Mr. W. M. Miller visited here Wednesday.

 

Mrs. Wallace McDougall was in Bay City Wednesday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Anton Hanson entertained Thursday night with a dance in honor of the birthdays of Mr. C. E. DeRoche and Miss Rosalie Gernand.

 

Mr. Jess Walker and daughter, Jessie Lee, of Bay City spent Friday and Saturday here.

 

A number of the young people attended the birthday dance given at Mrs. Jurek's near Van Vleck Saturday night.

 

Mrs. B. W. Martin left Monday to visit her daughter in Cleburne.

 

Mrs. Pevoteaux and Miss Lillian Pevoteaux of Bay City were callers here Sunday night.

 

Messrs. C. E. DeRoche and Anton Hanson and Miss Katherine Hanson were business visitors in Sweeny Monday.

 

Miss Eva Smith was a business visitor in Bay City Monday.

 

Mesdames C. E. DeRoche and Fred Gernand, Mr. Fred J. Gernand and Marion DeRoche were business visitors in Bay City Monday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Walker were business visitors in West Columbia Tuesday.

 

Those from here attending the shower at Van Vleck given in honor of Mrs. James Berryhill were Miss Eva Smith, Mesdames J. Fisher Smith, Travis Dodd, Walter Brown, W. T. Orrell, Gregg Lawrence and Wallace McDougall.

 

The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, May 23, 1935

 


ASHWOOD

 

Mrs. M. A. Guy returned from Lodi Wednesday. Mrs. Dewey Pendleton and children returned with her and returned to their home in Conroe Sunday.

 

Mrs. Jess Walker of Bay City spent the week-end here with her husband.

 

Mrs. Kearns of Bay City was a Saturday visitor.

 

Mrs. T. A. Walker and children of Bay City visited here Sunday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. DeRoche and girls were Bay City shoppers Saturday evening.

 

Miss Nellie Dunbar spent the week-end in Bay City.

 

Mrs. McClanahan and daughter Ethel of Pledger were visitors here Tuesday morning.

 

Mrs. J. Fisher Smith and Miss Eva Smith attended the Mother's Day program in Bay City Sunday.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hale of Bay City were in Ashwood Monday.

 

Messrs. Lee Rugeley and Ed Boyd of Van Vleck were visitors here Saturday.

 

Mrs. Will Walker and children have moved to Pledger.

 

Mr. F. J. Brhlik of Midfield was a business visitor in Ashwood Thursday.

 

The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, May 15, 1935

 


Ashwood

Mr. C. E. DeRoche and Misses Rose Ellen and Katherine Hanson and Marion DeRoche were business visitors in Sweeny Wednesday.

Messrs. Herman and Wilfred Luna of Bay City and Miss Janelle Lee of Wharton were callers here Sunday evening.

A group of young people of Pledger including Misses Louise and Avie Harvath and Messrs. Bill Zigo, Herschel Lee, Red Luco, Erwin Hobbins, Johnnie Zigo, Antone Kocurek were Ashwood visitors Sunday.

Mrs. Albert Rhodes of Boling and little Gail Davis of Newgulf visited Mrs. J. W. Davis Tuesday.

Mr. Buck Dunbar was an El Campo visitor Sunday.

Miss Eva Smith was a Bay City shopper Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Walker, Jessie Lee Walker, and Vera and Lucille Walker were Sweeny visitors Sunday.

Mr. Warters of Sweeny was a business visitor here Sunday.

Miss Nellie Dunbar is visiting in Bay City.

Mrs. Magie Hart of Van Vleck is visiting her niece, Mrs. W. A. Brown.

The High School Girls 4-H Club met at the home of Marjory Mae Brown with Mrs. Sides present.

Mrs. Gregg Lawrence has gone to visit her mother in Crowell for home coming week.

Mrs. M. A. Guy is visiting relatives in East Texas.

Mr. and Mrs. Whiddon and children of Markham visited in the W. A. Brown Sunday.

Mr. B. B. Hopkins returned to Alvin after a short visit with friends here.

Mr. C. B. Granberry of Houston visited in the W. T. Orrell home last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Dunbar visited relatives in Matagorda Tuesday.

Mrs. Dewey Penland and children of Conroe are visiting relatives here.

The Ashwood Home Demonstration Club entertained the Van Vleck and Pledger clubs Tuesday at the home of Mrs. J. Fisher Smith with Mrs. Sides present. Twenty-two ladies and six girls were present. Refreshments of frozen fruit salad topped with whipped cream, cheese, wafers, cake and punch were served.

Matagorda County Tribune, June 6, 1935
 


Ashwood

Miss Katherine Hanson, who has been working in Wharton, came home Thursday with a broken collarbone.

Misses Sina Jane Hanson, Marjorie May Brown, Doris Dodd, Joan Clark left Friday for the Texas Centennial on a special car from Bay City, sponsored by the 4-H Club.

Miss Rose Ellen Hanson attended church in Wharton Friday.

Mr. B. W. Martin, Jr., Miss Rose Ellen and Katherine Hanson were in Wharton on business Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Chastun, of Bryan, were visitors in the Chastun home over the week end.

Mr. G. M. Walker and John Hanson visited in Pledger Saturday evening and Sunday.

Mrs. J. W. Walker and Will Walker and Miss Bertice Walker were business visitors in Bay City last week.

Miss Rose Ellen Hanson has accepted a position in Boling.

Messrs. Joe Schilico, Melvin Menking, Jerome Kocurek and Joe Pivetz znd Misses Nola and Wilma Menkins, Mary and Tassy Schilic were visitors in the Hanson home last week.

Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Walker were business visitors in the Hanson home last week.

Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Walker were business visitors in Bay City Monday.

Miss Bertie Walker has gone to work in Bay City.

Mr. G. M. Walker and Mr. Boker visited in Houston Tuesday on business

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Litrell left for Hitchcock last week.

Mr. J. P. Chastun, who has been ill, is slowly recovering.

Mrs. J. P. Chastun has been on the sick list for the past few days.

Miss Eva Smith, who as been very sick has gone to Austin.

Matagorda County Tribune, August 27, 1935|
 

 

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