Nettie cleared for Port Lavaca Tuesday.
Mollie Wadsworth and Master Albert Wadsworth left the city Tuesday.
A. Ryman and family, of Big Hill, spent New Year's with James Williams
Golden Arrow, Frank Nolte master, cleared for
R. H. Traylor and wife are down from
Matagorda was happy Christmas. Everyone put away all cares and worries
and enjoyed themselves. Old Matagorda is noted for her hospitality.
Essay, W. F. McNabb master, cleared for Port Lavaca Tuesday with Miss
Mollie Wadsworth, Albert Wadsworth and Walter Cookenboo as passengers.
Cookenboo, son of Capt. Cookenboo of this city, who spent the holidays
here with his parents and friends, left Tuesday for
misunderstood things last week or had too much eggnog aboard we don't
know which, but he got it into his head some way that the editor of the
VISITOR, his type and the devil would take a rest Christmas and not
issue any paper, but when we went to the postoffice last Friday we were
agreeably surprised for there we found the dear old VISITOR
on time, as usual, and brim full of news.
J. J. Smith was quite sick this week.
Rich moved to his new home Saturday.
was a dance at Earnest Dawdy's Friday night.
to Deputy Sheriff Hugh Phillips and wife a girl.
school opened Monday after a week's vacation.
Hugh Phillips has rented land from J. J. Smith.
R. Wylie sold a span of mules to W. E. Moore last week.
Vera Moore spent a few days with Mrs. Arnett this week.
Madie Dunbar and Mrs. Addie Coble visited Hawley Tuesday.
E. Smith and wife, of Hawley, are visiting homefolks this week.
Dora Moore is spending a few days with W. E. Moore and family.
F. Dickert and son, John, were hauling posts from Mr. Meeks' this
Ella Arnett is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Kuykendall.
Smith's renter, Mr. Jones, became dissatisfied and moved to Mr. Pool's
C. McClary and family left for east
Moore has failed to rent his place and says he will have to get married
if he can't get a renter.
was a party at Dave Baxter's Friday night. The young people always enjoy
themselves at Mr. Baxter's.
Jennings and Earnest Dickert returned to Cash's creek Sunday and some of
our girls are looking lonely.
Dickert, Ham Moore, Prof. Jennings and Earnest Dickert spent a few days
on the bay this week fishing and hunting.
Spoor went to Caranchua Wednesday to be present at the marriage of his
niece, Miss Ida Harris, to Mr. George Owens.
a large crowd met at D. Dunbar's Thursday night and tendered Bro.
Calloway with a nice supply of the necessaries of life.
A. Shirley, D. Powell, Rev. Powell, Willie Cornelius, Earnest Smith and
Jas. Partain attended the pound party at D. Dunbar's Thursday night.
crowd who attended the Christmas tree at Caranchua from this place were
Misses Madie, Anita and Kate Dunbar, Mrs. Addie Coble, Misses Ida
Dickert, Oce and Vera Moore, Minnie and Lizzie Phillips, Lucy Nicholson,
and Messrs. Earnest Dickert, John Spoor, E. P. Wells, Hugh Phillips,
Clarence Nicholson and Dr. Moore. LYGIA.
Savage visited Wharton last week.
Vogg was seen on our streets last week.
and Elma May went to
Sunday is Bro. Payne's day to preach here.
Jane Harris spent Friday night with Gay Savage.
Williams was in this neighborhood Sunday.
P. Cartwright is banking turnips for winter use.
Alerson has moved to Big Hill where he will farm this year.
Alerson marketed a load of cotton in
James, of Big Hill, visited J. W. Miller and family last week.
Savage, Jr. of Matagorda, was in our neighborhood Monday.
Savage is feeding several head of his Brahma bulls this winter.
Minnie Hull returned home after a pleasant visit to Miss Gay Savage.
L. Cartwright and wife and Willie Eidlebach spent Christmas in
Lillies has wilted and gone. We suppose they could not stand the cold
P. Cartwright butchered a fine watermelon
Hamilton, son of Green Savage, was severely scalded on the head Monday
school began to-day.
E. Pierce went to
social was given at C. E. Smith's Wednesday night.
Rowls and daughter, Sarah, visited El Campo last week.
H. Logan spent several days last week in Edna with his little girls.
Harris, from Caranchua, was trading in Hawley New Year's.
Katie Deck, from the east side, spent Christmas with Mrs. T. E.
dance at E. E. Dawdy's Friday night was enjoyed by all present.
M. Downer and family of Cash's creek visited Hawley friends New
Hughes went to El Campo for the school teachers Saturday returning
dance given at Joseph Pybus' Wednesday night proved quite an enjoyable
Sunday is Rev. Calloway's day to preach at Hawley. Let everybody try
a number of Hawley's young folks attended the social at Mr. Phillips'
New Year's night.
has come and gone and the New Year is here, let everyone begin it with
a crowd of young folks from Hawley and Ashby gathered at Mr. Baxter's
Friday night and played games 'till they began to get sleepy.
L. Herman, brother of Mrs. Rowls, left Thursday for Muscogee,
(Too late for last week.)
(Too late for last week.)
weather, at last.
R. Rowls hauled cotton to the gin Friday.
Keller spent Christmas day with Mr. Poole.
Duffy returned Saturday from Port Lavaca.
L. Pybus and C. C. Mason went to El Campo Thursday.
F. Garnett, of
Joseph Pybus and son, Fred, were in town Friday shopping.
R. Rowls and family spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Dawdy.
George Duffy and little daughter, Annie, visited here Saturday.
Downer was up from Cash's creek one day this week trading.
E. Moore and family attended the Christmas tree at Caranchua.
a number of Hawley's young people attended the Christmas tree at Ashby.
J. E. Pierce came in this week loaded with corn for our merchant H. E.
and Orille LeCompt, from the mouth of the creek, were in town this week
leading feature of the week was a social given at Mr. and Mrs.
McSparran's. All present report having spent a very pleasant evening.
J. Herman and niece, Miss Sarah Rowls, are visiting Mrs. P. R. Dawdy at
her home on the
H. Wheeler passed through Saturday. Will says he won't attend the
Christmas parties. Why is that girls?
are out for a dance to be at the home of Joseph Pybus, Wednesday night,
December 27th. your scribe is the happy possessor of one.
Murray left Thursday for the
reached here Wednesday of the death of Jas. Murray, son of Mrs. A. Duffy
of this place, which occurred in the
Phillips was out from Matagorda again Saturday.
A. Matthews attended the dance at
L. Lawson paid Matagorda a business visit first
of the week.
B. Dugar of Coulterville passed through town first of the week.
and Dick Morris were attending to business in Wharton Tuesday.
Matthews is improving his warehouse with a new roof this week.
J. Kilbride and J. S. Mayfield spent a few days at Kilbride's ranch this
Johnson and Dan O'Connell attended a social hop at George Johnson's
Stewart and family returned to Matagorda Tuesday from a visit to Jesse
Matthews and family.
Kilbride came over from the Robbins ranch Friday and spent a few days
with friends on Caney. Wonder what George is buying buggies and chickens
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