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Collegeport Articles

1947 & 1948

Collegeport Student Receives Award At San Marcos College

SAN MARCOS, Feb. 11--Kathryn Louise Bowers of Collegeport was awarded the Gregg Publishing Company Complete Theory Certificate recently by the Business Administration Department of the Southwest Texas State College.

The theory certificate awarded by the Gregg Publishing Company is evidence of the mastery of the theory of Gregg shorthand.

Palacios Beacon, February 13, 1947

County Federation To Meet Saturday In Collegeport

The Matagorda County Federation of Women’s Clubs will meet Saturday, June 14th, in Collegeport at the Community Church. The board meeting will open at 9:30 with the general session at 10 o’clock.

We are very fortunate in having as our guest speaker, Mr. Roy Wade, of State Department of Public Safety, Austin, who spoke before Athena Club here a short time ago.

We urge all women to make an effort to be at this important meeting. The session will close with the luncheon at the “Mopac” house, price 75c.

Palacios Beacon, June 12, 1947

R. E. "Bob" Smith Buys Mad Island Slough, 1980 Acres

R. E. "Bob" Smith, oil man of Houston and formerly a Bay City boy, recently closed a deal which made him owner of the famous hunting grounds near Collegeport, known as Mad Island Slough. The consideration was less than forty thousand dollars and the acreage amounts to nearly 2,000.

"I did not retain any mineral rights," stated Mr. Smith, "because I merely want it for the hunting it affords and also want to have a place for my friends when they want to go hunting."

Mr. Smith was through the city today on his way to Collegeport where he and his family spend several days a month in his beautiful home there on the bay.

Daily Tribune, October 8, 1948


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