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 October 1936

H. A. Clapp Continues to Improve

A card received by the Tribune from Mrs. Clapp informs us that Mr. H. A. Clapp is improving slowly.

This hopeful piece of news will be gladly received by the many Bay City friends of the family.

Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, October 15, 1936

Collegeport Girl’s 4-H Club

The Collegeport 4-H club met with their sponsor, Mrs. Dean Merck at the school house Monday morning, October 18.

The following officers were elected: Nancy Sutton, president; Ella Guyer, vice-president; Ethel Nelson, secretary-treasurer and song leader; Maud Lashbrook, reporter; Marie Shows, program committee chairman.

Mrs. Leola Cox Sides, our county demonstration agent, gave us an inspiring talk on “Charm.”

Maud Lashbrook, Reporter.

Matagorda County Tribune, October 15, 1936

District Y. W. C. A. Board Meeting At Collegeport, Sat.

The fall meeting of the Board of Directors of the Galveston-Houston District Y. W. C. A. will be held at the Collegeport Community House, Saturday, October, 31, with members of the Board, delegation from Y. M. C. A. Councils in the Galveston-Houston area, and representatives from Galveston Y. W. C. A. and Houston Y. W. C. A. attending. Mrs. J. S. Caldwell of Freeport, president of the District Association will preside at the business session. Worship service will be led by Mrs. J. Coleman of Bay City. Miss Grace Walker of Blessing will act as discussion leader of the Round Table, “Program Planning in Y. W. C. A. Councils” which has been planned as one of a series of leadership training courses in connection with the District Board meetings.

One of the outstanding features of the day’s program will be the talk on the Consumers’ Cooperative Movement and as Chairman of the Education Department of the Houston Y. W. C. A. has recently acted as leader of a Consumers’ Cooperative Study Group in Houston.

Miss Virginia Hightower of New Gulf, who  spent the summer as a student at the University of Madrid and has recently returned from Spain will be the guest speaker at the Board luncheon and will talk on “Conditions in Spain.”

Extensive preparations are being made by the Collegeport Y. W. C. A. Council for the entertainment of their guests. Acting as hostesses for the District meeting are the following: Mrs. Burton Hurd, Mrs. L. E. Liggett, Mrs. Carrie Nelson, Mrs. Vern Batchelder, Mrs. H. A. Clapp, Mrs. Frank King, Mrs. Rena Wright, Mrs. Helen Holsworth, Mrs. Anna Crane, Mrs. Luella Heisey, Mrs. Dean Merck, Mrs. Harold Lloyd, Mrs. Kundinger, Mrs. Henry Cueyrt [Guyer].

Arrangements for the Palacios delegation attending the meeting are being made.

Palacios Beacon, October 29, 1936


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