Clipped From The Brookshire Times
1 Mrs. Jessie Tucker And Mrs. Barker Visit Relatives On Monday morning, August 7th, Mrs. Jessie Tucker and her daughter, Mrs. Raymond Barker went from Baxter Springs, Kansas to Leon. Iowa to visit a cousin who is a pharmacist and owns a drug store. The next day they drove to Piano, and Cenlerville, Iowa, visiting other relatives as well as going to (lie cemetery where Mrs. Tucker's mother and little brother are buried, then to her birth-place, the house is still in good condition, and to the Baptist Church where her family attended when .she was a little child - also the little school house across the street where her father Adam Stockdick, taught school in the days when all the grades were taught by one teacher. After visiting in Iowa, they traveled back to Joplin, Missouri and to Baxter Springs, Kansas, visiting friends, then to Norman, Oklahoma via Enid, Oklahoma to get Mrs. Raymond Barker's little girls who had been visiting their grandparents. Mrs. Barker's aunt and uncle, Dr. and Mrs. A. K. Christian of Norman, Oklahoma and her cousin and two sons, Mrs. Donabel Linney, Stephen and Keith, of Mankato. Minnesota were there. Mrs. Linney teaches at Minnesota State Teachers College in Mankato. They had a fine reunion for a few hours. They then traveled to Ard- m o r e, Oklahoma an< were overnight guests ot Mrs. Barker's cousins Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ritter and family. Mr. Hitter is a prominent attorney. They arrived ir Katy by Saturday night in time to attend the wedding of their relative. Miss Karen Pitts and Mr. Samuel Saenz. Nowadays It costs so much for wine, women and song that theic's very little left over for luxuries.