Francitas, Texas

Newspaper Articles

1953

 


Francitas Facts.

Uncle Bill Green spent Christmas week in Louisiana. His sister, Mrs. Clara Dean, accompanied him home on Dec. 29.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cornell of Houston were guests at the Ben Pearce home Christmas Day.

Mr. and Mrs. Ryling Linton and Mrs. Harrell Gibbs (nee Ettie Jean Joines) were guests at the A. Joines home Dec. 28.

Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Kellogg spent Christmas in Houston, where they were joined by Misses Gertrude and Kay Kellogg from Beeville.

Mr. and Mrs. William Walpole and family have moved to Port Lavaca.

Mrs. Gallatur [Gallatin?] of Blessing was here Dec. 29.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pearce were called to Beaumont early Christmas Day to be at the bedside of her mother, Mrs. Annie Green, who was very ill. She now seems much better.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pearce of Corpus Christi spent Saturday and Sunday here with his parents. They, with the Ben Pearces, were Edna visitors Saturday afternoon.

Mrs. Frank Pope of Irving and her son, Nick Pope of Houston, were dinner guests at the Pearces last Sunday. Mrs. Pope is an old schoolmate of Mrs. Ben Pearce she had not seen for more than 20 years.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Parrish were business visitors in Victoria last Monday.

Mrs. Jewel Rasche and son, Donald Merrit, of Houston were guests at the Robertson home on Christmas Day.

Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Quinn were visiting in Edna Christmas Day.

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Pearce attended the Christmas musicale at Industrial at Vanderbilt Dec. 19. The children put on a splendid performance and it was beautiful, closing with the Christmas pageant. The girls and boys who sang are to be complimented.

On Sunday evening the Sunday school members here rendered the “Christmas Story.”

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Summers and Miss Mary Young came down for a few days to spend Christmas at “home.” We had a wonderful Christmas, not all tinsel and tissue and gay ribbons, but a truly peaceful quiet day.

And now, to you, Mr. Editor, and to your staff, you and you and you, to each reader, here’s wishing you and yours a HAPPY and PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR           .

Lily-of-the-Valley

Edna Herald, January 1, 1953
 


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