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Collegeport Articles

December 1941


Citrus Grove and Collegeport observed Thanksgiving with their annual Thanksgiving dinner at Citrus Grove. About one hundred and twenty were present, including many of the original settlers and out of town guests. Many guests came back that night to attend the “forty-two” and old fashioned play party held there. This Thanksgiving dinner has been given annually ever since Citrus Grove was settled years ago, and serves as a reunion for many old friends.

Miss Rosalie Nelson and Doris Jean Joyce of Richards spent the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nelson.

Guests in the Percy Corporon home were: Mr. and Mrs. George Fox and son of Port Isabel, Mrs. Ralph Fox, daughters, Pauline and Margaret Ellen Fox of Freeport.

Milford Liggett, now attending A & I at Kingsville, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Liggett, last week.

Misses Blandine Larrison and Ruth MacGregor spent the holidays with their families in Huntsville and Corpus Christi respectively.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Waters and children and Mrs. Louis Walters of San Antonio visited friends here during the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Blackwell and children, Mrs. Earl Hill and Alethea Hill of Angleton were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Vic Gallegher last Thursday.

Miss Jean Lashbrook of Bay City was home Friday.

Visitors of the Amos Johnson family last week end were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Crone of Houston and Truman Hanshaw of Sinton.

Mrs. Amos Johnson, Annette Johnson and Lottie Mae Crone visited relatives in Refugio and Mathis Sunday.

The Daily Tribune, Friday, December 5, 1941


Miss Ruth MacGregor went home this week end.

Mr. Aaron Penland, who is stationed at Camp Wolters was home on leave for a few days last week. Aaron will soon be sent to Georgia.

Mr. Francis Johnson, who is in the Navy in San Diego, was also home on leave last week.

Our sympathy to Mrs. Kopecky who attended the funeral of her brother in Rosenberg last week. Mrs. Kopecky’s borther was a resident of Collegeport for several years.

Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Huitt and family were business visitors in Houston last week.

Several ladies from our community attended the Federation at Matagorda last Saturday and reported a splendid meeting. Those who went were Mesdames L. E. Liggett, Lashbrook, Roy Nelson, Jack Holsworth, and Misses Blandine Larrison and Annette Johnson.

We are glad to welcome Louise Harvey and Jackie Wayne Harvey to our school. Jackie and Louise are staying with their aunt, Mrs. Purswell.

Mrs. Dean Merck was hostess at the Home Demonstration Christmas party last Tuesday. Lovely original decorations were displayed and delicious refreshments served. Later, gifts were exchanged. Nearly all members were present.

Mrs. Ed Jensen and Mrs. Leo Jensen visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Blackwell, Sunday.

Mrs. Amos Johnson and daughter, Annette, were in Houston last week.

Walter Hennessey of Bay City visited his relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hennessey Sunday.

Visitors in the Leo Duffy home last week were Mrs. MacGregor and Wilton Miller, Mr. and Mrs. J. Lawson.

The Daily Tribune, Thursday, December 18, 1941


Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Huitt were business visitors in Houston last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ira Corporon and family and Mr. and Mrs. Rob Wells and daughters are spending the Christmas holidays with Mrs. Corporon’s and Mrs. Wells’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins at Dilly.

Many boys and girls away at school are home for the holidays. Miss Adda Bagley attending business college at Houston is home with her family. Milford Liggett, a student at A & I at Kingsville, is home and Miss Ethel Nelson, attending S. W. T. T. C. at San Marcos, has returned for the holidays. Miss Rosalie Nelson, who is teaching at Richards is also home.

Our sympathy to the Domorad family whose home burned last Friday night. Very few things were saved.

Mr. Frank Lezak and mother of Sealy were visitors in the Frank Sojak home.

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin of Angleton visited Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Wells Sunday.

Mr. J. C. Carpenter was a business visitor in Houston last week.

Miss Willie Mae Leslie of Prairie Center spent the week end with Mrs. Kopecky.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ackerman are in Baytown visiting Mrs. Ackerman’s sister.

Mrs. A. Clapp is in Centerville visiting her daughter.

We are glad to welcome Misses Aline and Bernice Hennessey to our Christian Endeavor.

Mr. Jack Allman and mother of Aransas Pass were visitors in the Roy Bowers home Sunday. Mrs. George Bowers of Mt. Belvue was another visitors.

The Daily Tribune, Friday, December 26, 1941


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