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Matagorda County Tribune


Jim Lewis returned Tuesday from a few days’ visit to Houston .

W. A. Furber arrived home Tuesday after a several days’ business visit to New Orleans and other points. 

W. J. Luder and son, “Fellow Boy,” spent a few days in Houston last week, returning Saturday.

Miss May and Maud Meyers returned home Friday from Waco .

Mrs. Will Keller of Midfield paid her sister, Mrs. Ed Robertson, a visit the first part of the week.

Mrs. Jim Gordan and little daughter went over to Bay City on a shopping trip last Wednesday.

Mrs. Bob Insall and sisters, Miss Bailey, spent several days in Bay City the latter part of the week.

Mr. Wiley and family moved to Wilson County Saturday, where they have purchased some land from Mrs. Cones of this place.

J. H. Barber has purchased the old Hudson and Robertson building , where he will move his stock of goods in the near future.

Mr. Eaten of the dredge machine left Monday for a few weeks’ lay off to Houston and other points.

L. Winston of Bay City has accepted a position as bookkeeper in the Moore-Cortes Canal Company’s office.

Mr. Winkle has bought McNabb’s barber shop and will move his family here in a few days.  We welcome them to our town.

The rice crop is fine around Markham this year, several threshers are now running full time.

Mr. McNabb left Sunday for Seadrift and other points, looking for a location.  We hate to lose Mr. McNabb and his estimable family, but

School started Monday with a good attendance and three teachers--Prof. E. E. Brown, Mrs. Ora Moxley and Miss Lucy Frazier.

The Matagorda County Tribune, Sept 5, 1913

Transcribed by Pat Nichols


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