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September 1941

Collegeport Clubs Will Entertain Saturday


The Collegeport clubs will entertain the Matagorda County Federation of Women's Clubs Saturday, September 13, at Collegeport, Mrs. C. G. Jeffers, secretary, announced.


"A very interesting program has been arranged," she said, "including two guest speakers--Mrs. Iva D. Sykes, fourth district president of Houston, and Mrs. Emma Carleton, secretary of the Bay City Chamber of Commerce."


Mrs. Sykes will speak on national defense, and Mrs. Carleton will speak about the Bay City Rice Festival.


"All club members are urged to be present and those who are not members are also invited," Mrs. Jeffers said.


The Herald, September 11, 1941

Collegeport 4-H Club Meets

The Collegeport 4-H Club met with Miss Stewart and the officers for the coming year were elected. They are as follows:

President, Elva Jean Wells; Vice President, Marguerite Hendrix; Secretary, Erma Lashbrook; Treasurer, Delores Thompson; Song Leader, Margaret Ann Holsworth; Game Leader, Bessie Bagley; Reporter, Erma Lashbrook; Sponsor, Miss McGregor.

Demonstrators: Garden, Elva Jean Wells; Clothing, Erma Lashbrook.

Miss Stewart talked about Fall gardens and the rice festival. She also talked about The Wharton-Matagorda County Fair. The meeting was then adjourned.

Those present were Margaret Ann Holsworth, Bobbie Ruth Ware, Melba Pierce, Wanda Corporon, Bobbie Ann Duffy, Dolores Helen, Marie Bowers, Blanche Bowers, Bessie Bagley, Elva Jean Wells and Erma Lashbrook and Marguerite Hendrix.

--Erma Lashbrook, Reporter.

The Daily Tribune, September 19, 1941


Mr. and Mrs. Joe Frank Jenkins and family went to Ganado Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shows were visitors in the G. R. Hendrix home Saturday.

The Home Demonstration club will meet at Mrs. Crane’s home Tuesday. The P. T. A. will also meet this week.

The Collegeport Girl Reserves had their slumber party at the home of Miss Annette Johnson Friday night. We played many interesting games and danced folk dances Friday night. Before going home Saturday morning, we went swimming. Those present were Elva Jean Wells, Bessie Bagley, Erma Lashbrook, Marguerite Hendrix, Bobbie Ann Duffy, Pet Thompson, Margaret Ann Holsworth, Melba Pierce, Bobbie Ruth Ware, Wanda Corporon, Miss Blandine Larrison, Miss Ruth McGregor and Miss Annette Johnson.

Mr. J. D. Carpenter went to Port Lavaca on business Saturday.

Thomas Holsworth is back in school after a three weeks illness. Welcome back, Thomas.

We are glad to welcome the three new teachers to our community—Mr. Smith, Miss Ruth McGregor and Miss Blandine Larrison. We hope they’ll like it here.

The Daily Tribune, Thursday, September 25, 1941


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