Matagorda County Tribune
Markham Column
May 11, 1920

MARKHAM ITEMS OF INTEREST.

Mrs. Jack Walker left Tuesday for a visit of some weeks at Marlin; she was accompanied from Bay City by her mother, Mrs. Brunner.

Mrs. B. F. Curry of Chalmers spent the day here with Mrs. Geo. Nave, Tuesday.

Mrs. J. H. Barber was a visitor to Bay City Saturday.

Little Miss Lurline Mallard spent a few days here last week with her grandmother, Mrs. N. Thompson.

The graduating class of Markham high school was entertained Thursday with an ice cream social at the home of Mrs. Bob Maxwell.

The Mothers' and Community Welfare Club held a very interesting meeting at the school house, Wednesday afternoon. A good deal of business was attended to, and plans discussed for the club's activity during the summer months.

Amos Lee has moved his family to Clemville, where he has been at work for some time.

Several carloads of material have arrived and been unloaded for the new Methodist Church here, and it is expected the actual construction will commence very soon.

Miss Rosabell Maxwell, who taught the primary grades in our school the past term, entertained her little pupils last Friday afternoon at her home with a party.

Miss Jim Allie Smith left Monday for her home in Eagle Lake , after a very successful term of school here. She has been re-engaged, and her many friends here will be glad to welcome her back in September.

Milam Flournoy of Midfield has accepted the position of assistant agent with the railroad here, and entered upon his duties Monday morning.

The commencement exercises of Markham high school were held Friday evening, there being five graduates. A large crowd of people were in attendance, and the program for the evening was a splendid one, but was interrupted near the last by the rain which came up, causing so much confusion that the address which Prof. Echols of Palacios was giving, had to be discounted, which was a disappointment to many, as it promised to be such a fine one. However, everyone was delighted to get the good rain.

Matagorda County Tribune, May 11, 1920

 

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