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November 1941


Misses Ruth McGregor and Annette Johnson attended Homecoming at Southwest State Teachers College in San Marcos last week end.

Miss Adda Bagley, who is taking a business course in Houston, was home last week visiting her family.

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hale were visitors at the Tom Fulcher home Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Crane of Houston visited Mrs. Crane’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Johnson last week end.

Mrs. L. E. Liggett is leaving for Lincoln, Nebraska this week, where she will attend the National Y. W. C. A. Conference.

The annual Hallowe’en Carnival, sponsored by the school Oct. 30 was a great success. In spite of the bad weather, a large crowd attended and nearly all the refreshments stands “sold out.” The ____ ____ seemed to be the greatest attention among the children.

The money was divided among various clubs and the school.

The Woman’s Club will meet at the home of Mrs. Wright Wednesday night, November 8.

Mr. and Mrs. Julian Blackwell and family were visitors in Houston and Angleton last week end.

Mr. F. J. Sojak and Billy Sojak were business visitors in Floresville, Monday.

Visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Duffy last week end were Dr. Yelderman of Rosenberg and Mr. Lawson of Houston.

Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Huitt and family visited Mr. and Mrs. ___ Slone in Vanderbilt Sunday.

Mr. Leo Duffy was a business visitor in Beeville Saturday.

The Daily Tribune, Tuesday, November 4, 1941


Mr. and Mrs. Callahan of Colorado are visiting friends here a few days.

Mrs. Ted Dobek of Bay City visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Williams, Saturday.

Mr. Wilton Miller of Corpus Christi was a guest of Miss Ruth McGregor this week end.

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Murry have moved to a ranch near El Campo. We surely hate to lose them from our community.

Miss Beulah Lashbrook of Bay City visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lashbrook, Sunday.

The Woman’s Union met at the home of Mrs. Amos Johnson Thursday. Mrs. Dean Merck led the program. Those present were Mesdames Dick Corporon, ____ Corporon, Jerry Wells, Dean Merck, Fred Kelley, Halfen, Holsworth, Stall, Metcalf, Franzen, Wright, Guyer, Amos Johnson and a number of children.

Mrs. M. Fief and children were visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bowers Sunday.

The Daily Tribune, November 13, 1941


Mrs. L. E. Liggett returned home from Lincoln, Nebraska last week, where she was a National Y. W. C. A. delegate to the Y. W. C. A. Convention held there. Mrs. Liggett also visited relatives in Waco before returning home.

Melba Pierce was operated on for appendicitis last week. She is recovering in the Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City.

Miss Ethel Nelson spent the Thanksgiving holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nelson.

Mr. and Mrs. Collins of Houston visited the Jerry Lashbrook family Saturday.

Durwood Wells spent several days last week with his family, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Wells.

Mr. J. C. Carpenter went to Galveston Monday on business.

Mr. Joe Frank Jenkins, T. H. Blackwell and J. W. Blackwell went deer hunting last week.

The Kings Daughters met at the home of Mrs. Crane last Thursday. Everyone is especially urged to attend the next meeting when officers will be elected.

Visitors in the Dean Merck home were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Merck and family of San Antonio, and other relatives from Dallas.

Mr. A. B. Smith went to the State Teachers Association in Houston last week end.

The Daily Tribune, November 29, 1941


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