King Ranch - Christmas Parties

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j as 1 is ,' llerba i on Yule Party for Children ITradition on King Ranch a Christmas party for the chit-1 The Christmas dance is still on« ,, - .,,,. r ,_r .! * dren on the King Ranch js one of! O f { ne high spots on the entertam- ita traditions, lust as it is tradi- *. _ _ , j * i*.- v^_ its traditions, just as it is tradi tional for the Klcberg families to attend the party at Santa Gertrudis Gertrudis when at home during the holiday holiday season. It's the one time of the year that everyone gets together for a U K C V U ^ l AV1. « ranch-sponsored party, but the tree belongs strictly to the vcungstere. Gift s or the adults are distributed | onally over a period o£ sever- ~i j,..«, al al ment calendar for the year. Yeary Yeary said. To avoid conflicting with the children's fun on Christmas Eve, the dance is held cither the night before or the night after the tree party. Some years, musicians on ths ranch get together ns an orchestra orchestra to play for the annual dance. When they don't form their own orchestra, the ranch employs ono Rich- the Each divison holds the Christ-1 to play for them, mas Eve part}' at the school] house. Practically.everyone around! headquarters at Santa Gertrudis' has a hand in decorating the tree, Drought Always Serious Concern a process three days. Cy Yeary said he doubts! there is S5 worth of work done' Drought ahvBV3 , a among tha s foremost concerns, he operates. The King is no exception, and tha [~-i I drv weather in recent years has fit 700 packages'.were distributed)?^ ^L'' e - '" ."^"' di-fat the Santa Gertrudis tree last) tcen nlost Wnavwiis. -·with his! vear. Years- said. . ) When the King Ranc S * . . ^ _ -~~ _ « _ «v... t * * r M \ * T t i i a ^r (Sin!l H*1i S - »^ 1.1 k 4 *J\if^ fc»wv. * « ~ - . j f ^ . with his! vear. Yean- said. '.- I When the King Ranch spread jts Estilf Until ab3i'it three years ago, the j activities to Cuba ami chairman! ranch had a Christmas barbecue j Ed Erard. editor of tho ernp'.oyes. Ttiat custom|Record, quipped to Robert J. the!has been discontinued, but bcev- bers, Jr.: will I es and h.7ps ar- still killed as be-1 "What are you trying es-lforc and distributed to the indivi-! find yomoplace in the world families. 'It rains?"

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 12 Jul 1953, Sun,
  3. Page 64

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