J. S. Wright was in
Mrs. C. E. Moser spent the past week in Sargent.
Messrs. Robert Bran Naugh,
Virgil Wheeler and Ernest Meyers returned to
Mrs. E. E. Daudy and Mrs. Wheeler and Misses Daundy and Massenburg of Palacios visited a few days with friends and relatives.
Misses Hawer and Dodson of Illinois visited last week for a few days at the J. Minuch home.
Misses Driskell and Turner returned Sunday from their Christmas vacation to resume work at school Monday.
Mr. Cliford Shurtz left Tuesday for Still Water where he will take up his school work again.
Dr. A. S. Morton of
Mr. Herbert Houston came up from Robstown Friday for a weeks visit.
Mr. Chas. Wallworth went to Robstown Friday for a weeks visit.
Mrs. D. A. Wheeler and son
Waldo, left for Houston and Bryan Saturday. Waldo returns to the
Mrs. W. C. Smith and daughter, Sarah, returned from a short visit to Woodsborough.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Hardy and S. E. McClellan moved to Palacios last week where they will have charge of the pavilion and the Bay View hotel.
Mrs. D. A. Wheeler returned from
Mrs. W. P. Smith and daughter spent Saturday in Palacios.
Mr. Chas. E. Duller was a
Sergeant R. E. Terry returned to
Miss Sallie Pickel spent the
week-end with home folks, returning Sunday to
Mrs. James H. Roach and Mrs.
John Roach and daughter went to
Messrs. Jim and Tice and Miss
Ione LaForce went to
Miss Mildred and Audry Howe entertained their class-mates with a "42" party Friday evening at their home.
John R. Moberly, of
Messrs. John and Chas. Walworth and Chas. Brazel came up from Robstown Saturday, returning Monday.
Messrs. D. A. Wheeler and J. E.
Meyers were in
The school children will give an entertainment Friday, February 1, at the school house--benefit of the Red Cross.
John Lynn and W. E. Davant,
Messrs. Paul Walworth, Herbert Houston and Henry Duffy came from Sargent Sunday, returning Monday.
E. E. Dawdy of Palacios spent the day in Blessing Tuesday.
J. R. Laslie spent Saturday in
Mr. J. H. Ellison and Miss
Beatrice Fowler left for
Mr. J. H. Roach went to
Mrs. Bill Sanders and daughter
J. H. Logan spent several days in Cuero this week.
J. W. Holmes of
Paul Wallworth was a
Miss Mayme Burkett and Mrs. D.
T. Evans were in
Mrs. J. H. Ellison and Miss
Beatrice Fowler returned Monday after an extended visit in
Mrs. Paul Wallworth was called
Mrs. J. E. Meyers spent Saturday
and Sunday in
J. L. Jordan and H. H. Lindner
Mrs. F. G. Cobb is in
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fleer of Seadrift were with their sons a few days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Kuykendall
Mr. and Mrs. True Miller and
Miss Nettie Turner went to Palacios Friday night, returning Monday.
R. P. Ansley returned to
Messrs. Hal Ansley, John Wallworth and Chas. Brazel came up from Robstown Saturday for a few days.
Geo. Dixon returned Monday to Robstown after a few days at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Van Bergen and son arrived Thursday for an extended visit at the A. B. Pierce home.
A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duffy Tuesday.
Jas. H. Roach returned Friday
Mrs. A. B. McDow was called to Whitney Monday by the death of a son-in-law.
Mrs. Aara Moseley of Buckeye was in Blessing between trains Monday. Mrs. Bill Sanders accompanied her home for a few days.
L. G. Patterson came up from Robstown Tuesday.
S. E. McClellan of Palacios was in town Wednesday.
Dr. A. S. Morton of
Mr. Pat Maloney of
J. S. Wright was in
Messrs. C. D. and D. A. Wheeler
Mrs. W. P. Smith and daughter spent the week-end at Palacios.
C. M. Foisy and U. E. Fant
Miss Nettie Turner, primary teacher, was called to her home at Rockdale last week by the serious illness of her father.
Mrs. Paul Elliott of
The "liberty measles" are prevalent again, there being 65 cases Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Calfee have a baby girl, which arrived Tuesday.
Chas. H. Duffy of
Miss Graves of Electra arrived Tuesday for an extended visit at her grandmother's, Mrs. A. I. Ansley.
C. A. Lucas was in
C. C. Segrest spent Sunday with
friends and relatives in
Herbert Houston left Thursday
The Midfield's boys and girls basket ball teams met with the Blessing teams last Saturday at Blessing. Midfields being defeated. The score: boys 26-2; girls 12-2.
Mrs. T. C. Dunn Jr. of
Messrs. Robert Brenaugh and
Virgil Wheeler came in Friday afternoon from
Mr. H. Wimmer and family moved into the parsonage until school is out, Mr. Wimmer having rented his farm south of Blessing.
Miss Fern Down came up from Palacios Friday and stayed until Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Dow.
Serg. R. E. Terry was home
Friday and Saturday from
Mrs. J. H. Roach and Mrs. Paul
Wallworth returned Saturday from
Private Andrew Long arrived
Thursday on a ten-days leave from
Those being called to
J. W. Holmes and Walter Williams
Messrs. John Wallworth and Fletcher and Chas. Brazel came up from Robstown Saturday.
Dr. and Mrs. A. S. Morton of
Mr. and Mrs. John Wallworth and
Chas. Wallworth went to
A. W. Augspurger of
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. McKinnon and children of Palacios spent Sunday at the W. P. Smith home.
Miss Mignon Doman of El Maton is the guest at the C. D. Wheeler home this week.
Corp. Henry Vaclavick, from
B. F. Lanham of
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Gallatin are the proud parents of a set of twins that arrived Tuesday.
[This article was titled
Chalmers, but it is actually a Blessing column.]
Mr. William Carpenter returned
Saturday, after an extended visit with relatives in
Mrs. F. C. Dunn Jr. and R. H. Taylor spent the week-end at Pierce Station last week.
The District Christian Endeavor convention will be held in Blessing March 15-16-17.
Mrs. W. P. Smith and daughter
Austin Queen is home on a sick
leave from the naval training station,
Those attending the Federation at Palacios last Saturday were Mesdames A. B. Pierce, F. S. Van Bergen, Bion Gill, F. G. Cobb, Edith Laun, R. T. Phillips, A. O. Yeager, C. A. Lucas and Miss J. Corneal and A. F. Foisy.
J. L. Jordan and C. A. Lucas
Miss Annie Long went to El Campo Saturday for a few weeks' visit with relatives.
Mrs. J. H. Ellison returned to her home at Cooledge Tuesday, after an extended visit with her mother, Mrs. C. P. Fant.
Mr. Fred Harris was in Blessing
Tuesday. He will return in a few days to
E. T. Callahan went to
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jordan and
family spent Tuesday in
J. H. Logan was a
Kring Patterson is home from Robstown for a few days.
Mrs. Ethel McCluhan went to
Mr[s]?. Pearl Shurtz returned
Saturday from a several days visit to
Messrs. Fred Eickenburg, J. L.
Jordan and D. A. Calfee spent Monday in
Mrs. A. B. Pierce returned
Judge J. H. Roach was in
W. J. Harris went to
Mrs. A. O. Yeager and children
spent Saturday and Sunday in
Messrs. Harry Kight and Grady
Pickel went to
Miss Alice Duller was in
Messrs. John Wallworth and Chas. Brazel returned to Robstown Monday after several days with homefolks.
Mrs. C. H. Kight spent Tuesday
The county electioneers are beginning their work for the coming election.
The district Christian Endeavor convention will be held at Blessing, March 15-16-17.
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Rule returned
Mr. and Mrs. J. N.
Dyer and children arrived Monday from
The Christian Endeavor convention last week was well attended and greatly enjoyed.
J. S. Wright was in
Miss Nettie Turner went to Palacios Friday, returning Sunday, accompanied by Mrs. Robert Orr and children.
J. Robert Brunaugh
Mrs. A. B. Pierce
Mrs. J. H. Roach
Mr. Paul Wallworth
Waldo Wheeler spent a
few days this week with relatives in
Misses Fern Dow and Claire Partain of Palacios spent the week-end at the C. W. Dow home.
Mrs. John Wallworth and Mrs. Chas. Brazel went to Robstown Saturday for a few weeks' visit
Mr. and Mrs. R. C.
Aiken went to
Dr. D. F. Smith
Mr. J. D. Moore of
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Midgett of Midfield spent Saturday and Sunday here to attend the convention.
BLESSING, Texas, Oct. 10.--Mr. A. B. Pierce has installed a Bur Extractor at his gin in Blessing to remove the burs from pulled cotton. This will be a great deal of help to the farmers as the late cotton can be pulled more cheaply than it can be picked.
Mr. J. C. White has purchased a counter refrigerator for use in his meat market. This is certainly an improvement and adds greatly to the appearance of his shop. It will enable Mr. White to keep a supply of cured meats. The power meat grinder is another improvement in Mr. White's market and a wonderful labor saver.
Mrs. Chas. E. Duller entertained the school teachers and Mary Deane Yeager on Wednesday night with dinner and 2 tables of bridge.
Clarence Lee is working in Billie's Garage.
Mrs. A. B. Pierce went to Bay City on Tuesday.
Mrs. Geo. T. Braden is spending the week with her daughter, Mrs. A. R. Matthes.
Mr. J. O. Murphy has purchased a refrigerator show case for use in his grocery store.
Miss Grace Walker and Margaret Lois Sanford went to Bay City Saturday on the bus.
Mr. C. Pickel has been having a new road on his house this week. Mr. C. B. Bump is doing the work.
Mr. C. H. Dobbs, pastor of the El Campo Presbyterian Church, came down to Blessing on last Sunday night and preached a very fine sermon.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lindner motored to San Antonio Sunday night to see the airplanes. Mr. Lindner made a business trip to Houston on his return Tuesday.
The Baseball fans have been enjoying the big games this season at Billie's Garage. Billie has a fine set that he keeps in good working order with no little trouble and expense.
Mrs. C. W White returned Saturday from Kansas City, where she has been for the past three weeks attending a reunion of her family, all of whom were present except one brother.
Mrs. Russell Jones, of Houston arrived on the night train Wednesday for a short stay with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. O'Bannon and her little daughter, Autherine, who goes to school in Blessing.
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Matthes, Howard, of Ganado; Miss Clara Matthes, of Galveston; Miss Edna Matthes, of Houston; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Braden and Paul Braden were dinner guests of the A. R. Matthes family Sunday.
Mr. J. H. Logan and his daughter, Mrs. W. A. Sanford, were called to Bay City Monday to the bedside of Mr. Logan's father, who is 96 years old.
LATER: Mr. Logan died Tuesday night and funeral was held in Bay City Wednesday afternoon, with Masonic honors. He was a member of the Blessing Masonic Lodge.
Palacios Beacon, October 11, 1918
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