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May 1941


The P. T. A. regular meeting, which was to have been Monday night, has been indefinitely postponed because of the rainy weather.

The Girl Reserve “play day” will be held at Markham and LeTulle Park Saturday. Hundreds of girls are expected. Blessing, Markham, and Collegeport will be hostesses for the girls.

The Woman’s Union Club will meet on Thursday evening.

Mrs. Callihan and daughter of Denver, Colorado, came here Monday to spend several months.

Mrs. L. E. Liggett was in Newgulf. Monday attending a Y. W. C. A. meeting.

Mr. and Mrs. Harbison attended church in Palacios, Monday night.

Dr. Guffy of Palacios will give physical examinations to the school pupils Thursday.

Mrs. Galen Savage, who was our delegate to the District Home Demonstration Club meeting at La Grange Friday, was accompanied by Mesdames Nelson, Harbison, D. Merck, and Holsworth.

Jean and Maud Lashbrook of Bay City, spent the week end with their parents.

Some of our youngsters are studying piano. We hope they will all be fine musicians. They are Tommy Jenkins, Netina Jenkins, Joe Frank Jenkins, Eugene Corporon, Margaret Ann Holsworth, Phyllis Holsworth and Thomas Holsworth.

The Daily Tribune, May 2, 1941


The Girl Reserves Play Day was called off Saturday of account of the rain. Some of the Girl Reserves from Collegeport went to Bay City Saturday to a picture show.

Aaron Penland, Senior of A. & M. College, and two friends, Allen and Marguerite Dabelgott, were week end guests of the A. A. Penlands.

Mr. and Mrs. Harbison were week end guests of their daughter, Ermine at Arkansas Pass, Sunday, their daughter, Mrs. V. L. Jennings and son, James Elton and Gladys Harbison of Cuero met them and all had a picnic at Aransas Pass.

The elementary and High School students are getting ready to present, “The Round-Up” a ranch romance in three acts, next week as their closing of school day.

Daily Tribune, May 8, 1941



By Herald Correspondent


The boys and girls 4-H clubs, with Mr. and Mrs. Ash as chaperones, boarded the bus at 8:30 Saturday, April 19, to attend the 4-H Club parade and play day at Bay City. After the parade they went to LeTulle park for games and lunch. After lunch all attended a show. They arrived home late but happy, thanking everyone who helped give them such a pleasant day.


Mrs. Edith Wood and Mrs. George Bunk of Wadsworth visited friends and attended King's Daughters meeting here last week.


The Girl Reserves accompanied by their sponsor, Miss Elva Cotton, Mrs. R. Hendrix, and Mrs. Jerry Lashbrook attended Vesper service in Bay City Sunday night.


Mesdames Roy Nelson, Galen M. Savage, J. J. Harbison, and Jack Holsworth attended a Home Demonstration meeting in LaGrange Saturday.


Mrs. Ted Crone, of Houston, visited her parents here this week-end.


The P. T. A. met Monday night. Before the program the parents visited the different school rooms where the school work was on display.


After the program all enjoyed taking part in recreational games.


Mr. Cobb of Palacios was a business visitor in Collegeport last Thursday.


Mrs. L. E. Liggett attended the Y. W. C. A. meeting in Austin last week-end.


The following attended the Junior play in Blessing last Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nelson, Mrs. Amos Johnson, Mrs. N. T. Hensley, Miss Annette Johnson, and Francis Johnson.


The King's Daughters held their regular meeting April 17. The following program was given: Mrs. Corporon, Devotional; Mrs. Lashbrook, Story of Paul as a Pastor; Mrs. Crone, Paul's Work Serving God; Mrs. Johnson, Paul's Conception of Church Unity; Mrs. Huitt, How Christian Unity was Secured. There were fifteen members and two visitors present.


The next meeting will be a picnic at Live Oak on May 29. All the ladies are invited to come.


Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Harbison were Saturday night guests of their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jennings and family of El Campo.


The Herald, May 19, 1941


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