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11, 1920 - Markham Items of Interest
Miss Gladys Worrell left Friday for Waelder to visit her sisters.
Miss Ione Ricks left Sunday afternoon for San Antonio, where she will join a tourist party making a trip to California and back through Arizona, Utah, and other points of interest. She will be gone about three weeks.
Rev. J. D. Worrell has been given a month's vacation by his congregations and left Monday with his wife to visit their children at Waelder and Eagle Pass. They made the trip in a new Chevrolet purchased Friday in Bay City.
Miss Olliager Dixon has returned from a three weeks' visit to her sisters and other relatives in Houston.
Quite a number of our people went to Palacios to take in the celebration there on the Fourth.
Mr. John Gore was very severely burned a few days ago. While using some gasoline, his clothing became ignited and before he could put out the fire, he was burned quite painfully. He received medical attention and is getting along nicely at this writing.
Mr. and Mrs. Carol Morrison and son, of Austin, with Mrs. Curry of Chalmers, were here Tuesday visiting at the G. W. Nave home.
On Wednesday evening at six o'clock at the Bay City Presbyterian Church Mr. Oscar Smith and Bernice Merritt were quietly joined in holy wedlock. Rev. C. N. Wylie of Houston officiated. Those who witnessed the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Smith of Markham, parents of the groom, Miss Dora Mae Huddleston and Tom Watkins of this place and Miss Josephine Nicholson of Bay City. Miss Merritt is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Merritt of El Maton. Mr. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Smith of Markham. After the ceremony those who attended the wedding were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rickaway of El Maton with a social. Many friends enjoyed the party. Refreshments of hot cocoa and cake were served to all at a late hour. Then all adjourned wishing the young couple a long and happy prosperous life together. The newlyweds will make their home at El Maton. They have many friends here who wish for them a long life of happiness.
Miss Pauline Smith and sister spent Saturday in El Maton.
Mrs. L. P. McGinnes and sons, Velmo, Howell and daughter, Willie Mae spent Christmas at Welder with relatives.
Miss Gladys Ulland entertained the basketball girls at her home Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Smith and family attended the Christmas program at El Maton Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Glaze of El Maton visited friends here Saturday.
Mr. Charles Barlow of Buckeye visited here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Smith of El Maton spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Smith.
Mr. Clifton Glayser of Sabinal was a pleasant visitor here Saturday.
Mrs. Hogden and four children of Bay City visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Huddleston Christmas day.
Miss Lucille Frazier, teacher in the Bay City school, visited in the home of her sister, Mrs. Jim Perry Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Jim Perry was on the sick list last week. Glad to report that she is very much improved and spent Christmas day with Mrs. J. W. Perry.
Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Cronan of San Antonio spent from Saturday until Tuesday with relatives here, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Hale.
Mrs. W. R. Knowles is in San Antonio where she is spending the holidays with her father, Mr. J. W. Conger.
Mr. Joseph Payne, who is in school at Kingsville, is spending his holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Payne.
Miss Virginia Frazier was a visitor in the J. L. Perry home Tuesday. Mrs. Perry and daughters, Misses Adrienne and Lavelle are going home with her for a few days. Little Loraine has been visiting her grandmother for several weeks.
Mr. J. M. Huddleston and mother of Freeport visited in the home of Mr. A. B. Huddleston Christmas day. Mr. Huddleston's mother remained for an extended visit with her son.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivie Cash of Corpus Christi visited in the home of Mrs. Cash's aunt, Mrs. A. B. Huddleston, Monday night.
A very interesting address was given at the Baptist Church at the Sunday school period by Mr. White of San Antonio. Mr. White also talked to the B. Y. P. U. Sunday night and preached at the church Monday night. Mr. White is the son-in-law of Mrs. Mellie Leckie and gave some mighty fine addresses. These were greatly enjoyed by all who heard them.
Mr. A. C. Maxwell, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church of Beaumont, will preach at the Baptist Church Tuesday evening, Dec. 22. Everyone is looking forward to hearing Mr. Maxwell again for he is a very able and interesting preacher.
A very large crowd gathered at the Baptist Church Sunday morning for Sunday school, something over fifty being present. The young people's class were very proud in having the [Methodist] young people's class as visitors. Mignon Doman having brought them over in a body. We intend to return the compliment and come again Methodist young people.
Miss Rose Castelle, a former resident of Markham, is visiting here now with her aunt and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Whiddon of Boling spent Christmas with their parents here, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Whiddon.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Wendt and children went to Sweet Home to spend the Christmas holidays.
Miss Gladys Linville went to Palacios to spend a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Linville.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Luder and family spent Christmas day in Bay City with Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Luder.
Mr. Colman Clement of Happy Jack, Fla., visited Miss Laura Caroline Luder during the week-end.
Mr. Vincent Jessie of Austin is spending the holidays with his parents here, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Jessie.
Mr. Clarence Smith and sisters, Mary Lee and Joyce of Pearland is visiting relatives here.
Miss Lavern Smith and Mr. Buntie Heller are in Weimar spending the holidays there with friends and relatives.
Mr. Bill Thompson and wife of Woodsboro, Virgil Thompson and family of Buckeye, Jennie Thompson and family of Buckeye, Mr. Toolso Thompson and mother spent Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Smith spent Monday in Buckeye with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hall and family are spending Christmas in Luling.
Mr. J. P. Johnson of San Antonio visited here during the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Bankhead, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bankhead of Houston and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bankhead of Port Arthur are here visiting relatives.
Miss Jaynice Mason and Howard Mason of Houston and
Miss Clarabelle Mason of Huntsville spent Christmas here.
The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, December ___, 1933
Copyright 2005 -
Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
Apr. 28, 2005
Sep. 3, 2012