|MATAGORDA COUNTY TRIBUNE|
Pearl Morton, who has been for several months at
Mays Jacobs of
J. C. Willis of Wharton spent today in
O. E. Hatchett has secured a contract to build a fine new school house
Simon Lewis has returned from an extended trip to friends and relatives
Robbins and Mrs. Lewis and children returned yesterday from a week in
LOCALS AND PERSONALS
W. L. Penny of
S. J. Styles has appointed J. A. Elmore county auditor, vice H. M.
Elmore who was accidentally killed last week, an account of which was
published in the last issue.—Wharton Spectator.
C. J. Green and granddaughter returned yesterday from Yoakum after
visiting Mrs. Green’s daughter, Mrs. C. W. McClelland.
H. C. Hunt of Buckeye spent today in the city on business.
Jack Walker of
Tribune has received an interesting letter from our good friend, Dooley
Franz, who is now at
James F. Perry of
and Mrs. W. D. Blackburn returned to
Ellen Cherry left Saturday for
Allen Stinnett and little daughter spent yesterday in Buckeye, the
guests of Mrs. Robinnett, who left today for
S. S. Moore of
and Mrs. W. T. Cox of Granger,
R. E. Scott of
W. A. Furber of
F. H. Jones has returned from a business trip to
G. M. Reed was a business visitor to
May Williams, who has been visiting home folks at Matagorda, passed
through the city Saturday on his return to
C. S. Wiseman and wife of Wharton were visitors to
Court met today in regular monthly session with Judge John F. Perry
presiding and with Commissioners Louis Huebner, J. B.
Hawkins, Henry Sanders and Charley Cabaniss present.
G. S. Hessenbruch, of the Gulf Sulphur Co., spent Saturday in the city
J. P. Gilliam began a revival meeting for the Baptists at
and Mrs. C. A. Erickson and family leave Wednesday morning for a several
weeks’ visit to
Eidman was over from El Campo to get some
Mr. J. C. Webb of
Miss Pauline Thompson has returned from a very pleasant visit
to friends and relatives in Palacios.
Miss Marguerite Thompson is visiting in Palacios.
E. F. McDonald, who does a general rental business, informs
us that there are more people residing in the corporate limits of
Mr. J. M. Greenwood, who has been employed in the government
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Kelly of
Corporal Merlin Vogelsang arrived home last night from
Mr. N. M. Vogelsang left today for
Mrs. Ada Mohle and Miss Merle Mohle, who have been in the
city for the past two weeks visiting Mrs. Mohle’s daughter, Mrs. Carey
Smith, left today for their home in Lockhart.
Papa Schill requests The Tribune to say that the town clock,
which has been on bad behavior for the past two weeks, is now in good
shape and will give no more trouble.
Miss Dell Conger, who has been assisting in the office work
for her father for the past several years, has gone to
The members of the Commissioner’s Court visited Matagorda
last night to attend a mass meeting of the citizens which was held for
the purpose of launching a move to build a first-class 16-foot highway
from Matagorda to the sulphur fields. The meeting was a successful one
and The Tribune has been informed that a petition asking for an election
to provide for bonds for the building of the road will be submitted to
the court Saturday.
Misses Irene and Pauline Gibson came in Wednesday to spend
the 4th with their parents and will remain until Sunday when
they will return to
A fine boy has made his appearance at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Lonnie McDonald of
Mr. Warren Baker, who underwent a severe surgical operation
Mr. H. J. Bolton of Wharton is in the city for a few days on
Mrs. S. A. Nance and children of
Miss Cara Garrett left today for Palacios where she will
visit for two weeks, after which she will go to
Mrs. W. S. Holman and children have returned from a visit to
friends and relatives in
LOCALS AND PERSONALS
Mr. E. P. Layton of Matagorda was a visitor to the city
today. He says his part of the county is badly in need of rain.
Mr. George B. McKissick of Ashby was a visitor to
Miss Nannie McGehee of
Sheriff Bert Carr and Judge John F. Perry are in
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Bates have been the guests of the Kraft
Eidmans for some days.
Mr. Crawford Barnett was summoned to
Dr. C. P. Jones, who has been called to the service of his
county, left today to report for duty.
Miss Mary Rugeley left this morning for a visit to
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