The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 19, 1951 · Page 28
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 28

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, August 19, 1951
Page 28
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· *C CM*M Christi CALLER-TIMES, Sun., Aug. 19, 195,11 GOING ABOUT Fish-Fun Rodeo la Mostly Fish By MACHINE EASTLS · CaUer-Tijn«s Women'* Editor A group of summer residents on Mustang Island spent a \ve«k tiiinkiug up gags and funny business lor their own one-day invitational fishing rodeo. The whole thing, which came off Friday, might have been a coinic skyrocket with a "hunt" bPbakfast for the sendoff, a round Of cocktail parties to keep it going, and a hilarious fish fry dinner climax, but for one circumstance--the fish were biting at Port Aransas. All the rules had been tossed off the end of South Pier and everyone was set to cut a boat across the other fellow's line or take anv_other advantage that would leave the impression that no sporting fishermen were on the scene. Contestants were planning to resort to any means to cop the "most fish" prize, «ven to crabbing if the prospects of lifting in a hundred or so blue crabs looked good for the grand prize win. But the fish were biting and everyone went fishing and seriously, and with thes e results: The grand prize for the longest fish went to Mrs. W. V.'. Dowd for the 7 foot, 4 inch hammerhead shark she landed. She also won. the division for longest fish caught by a woman. Trie pruc fur 1h? longest fish causht by R man was copned by \V. \V. f B i l h Do\vd v.-ith a b e a u t i f u l sail fish, seven fool plus "ne inch. The Dowds abo.v/d t h e i r P h y l l i s took off early for sailt'ish ·waters. But when they ram ( . in they ala. had t u o bii: k i n us aboard, whii-li they registered as h a v i n a been rau.uht before t h e rodeo's official cwlin.::. which hud been set by vote of lh e jovial contestants for I-'-:: minutes jxist 3 in the afternoon. The piize fur thr most, fish wcni to the Tom Ky]es of San Antonio. When they brought in their i-ont, the Edi'h. they hud 11 large mackerel aboard, six caught In' her and live by h i m . Everyone was "pretty proud of the cali-hes. Mrs. Cy Nelson of San Antonio markefl up a b e a u t i f u l dolphin, ·) lot'!, 1 inch. She and her husband fished from the Gulfslrenm. Mrs. Mary Briunan ni' Victoria, who flew driv.-n at sunrise «nd took off as soon a. iht f-atch was registered, to welcome weekend house°uesi:;, marked up the second lan'.est sailfish. Sh e and her brother. Dennis O'Connor of Victoria fished together aboard his boat, the Cascalx-1. The posted prize fur the most fish lost was Awarded to Mrs. David Brooks of San Antonio. She h;a! a tarpon on lor two jumps, and vowfd it would have been her largest. Mrs, Kr--jk:: was with Mrs. Flfas McNeel of San Antonio and Mrs .lame* C. Sharp on the Suits Me. After tiioy each had puller) i: » mackerel minutes a f t e r t h e takeoff at 7:30 a. m. they .sighted tarpon in the surf. Tin-y spent tlie whole il.'iv t r y i n g to land ihe silver kings, which were p l e n t i f u l and p l a y f u l but in no mood to size up the bait. Climax to the pri/.e awardin;;, made at the d i n n e r by Picas Mcrveel, was the presentation of ;i tfoi.'hy to Mrs. Leon of San Antonio, for h o o k i n g a l!3 foot Chris CYitf't Her husband, With whom she fished aboard the ..'uysuc-, solemnly a t t e s t e d her feat, reliiting that ii took place w h i l e they were anchored w i t h lines out for mackerel. The "hunt" breakfast, -was helii ut tho -South G n M . and Cy " Nelson who had helped a/raniv the day, |iresc!;'e;l :dl cont' ·fitits with red caps anil horns. The cocktail oartii's, which ladeii in interest in ratio to the fish raiisiii, were held aboard lilt- Phyllis and the Oulfstivam. and at Twin Coral--, (lie Dmvd summer home, nt It o'clock ··Island Time.'' (At Foil the term -'"Island. Time" means a n y t i m e . ) The fish fry dinner was held at U'UsonV; C n l l . K v c r y b o d y *te shrimp. Returnliur to .Sherman: The ihrc,. weeks spent hcrr by Mrs. J. F. Holt was an informal summertime visit w i t h her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bivsje Holt U01 l,ouiui:ia. Mrs. Holt is returning to her home in Sherman today. Home From LHtlr llock: Dr. and Mrs. Paul M. Gray, 3225 Lawnview, are expecting us guests soon her nephew, Lt'. Hay Stephens and his bride, the former J u l i a Ellen A.skcw of Athens. Ga. t from Lackland Air Force Bjise at Sun Antonio. The older Gray children, Millon, li!. n i x f Sally, 10, who were v i s i t i n g in Li_t11 c Rock wjth their grandmother, Mr.s. Fred Stov.'iirt. Flew with her to Athens for the wedding, then cirovo back to Corpus Christi with an aunt. Mrs, Kdwin \VayIanrt and her sons, Tallin) and Fred. The \Vaylantls visited here several days, before returning to their Litti e Hock home. Tonight's Moon Hiaes at 9:17: Another bir August moon. the same one that fulled at 8:58 Thursday night, will rise tonight over Corpus Christi Bay. The time, official from the U. S. Weather Bureau, will be 9:17. it will be the same moon. less a small slice, thnt fulled at 8:. r 8 Thursday night, and which has been the inoloviating influence for many beach and patio parties and suppers all week. Tonight's moonrise w i l i find SO young couples aboard the Buccaneer on a four-hour cruise party that" will include a buffet supper and dancing- to an orchestra that is to be aboard. Mrs. Thelma Parr is hostess, and she is entertaining in honor of Miss Jean Seevers. debutante daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Secvcrs. The boat is to leave at 7 and return at 11. · Miss Seevers today is flying home for tho party from Pensacola, Fla., where she has been a guest of Mr. and Mrs. \V. A. Scott at their coast home, nearby. The Scotts were honoring their son, Lt. (jg) Jimmie Scott, home for a few ciavs from San Diego. Earlier this month. Lt. Scott was here as Miss Seevcrs escort at her debutante reception and dance. This week's debutante calendar includes plans for two parties, exact clays yet to be named. Mrs, A. E. Dabuey. Jr., and Mrs. Torn Graham plan a luncheon at the Corpus Christi Country Club for Miss Seevers and Miss Janet Zerr, and Miss-Marv Pat Kelly, a debutante hist season., will honor Miss Seevers. Honoring Capt. and JIrs, Brady: Both Navy and civilian .friends-are saying, farewells to Capt. J. P. Brady, commander ;.. of the Naval Hospital, Corpus Christi, and Mrs. Brady,.who will be departing soon. Friday night. Capt. and Mrs. J. R. Phillips entertained for them at their NAS quarters, with about 40 officers, their wives and other guests calling. A cool summer setting -was th« party background. Gladiolus la an eggshell tone were arranged as the centerpiece for the ,,hors d'oeuvre tables, the length of which were garlands of foliage and silver ribbons extending from the flower centerpiece. V For'David Carter Locher: Mr. and Sirs. David Kshleman Locher will be hosts to family friends at a luncheon today in honor of their son, David Carter Locher, who. has just completed the machinist school at .the Great Lakes Naval Training Base and who will be leaving next week for San Francisco. Wednesday evening, his parents hold open house for his friends, and there have been a series of smaller informal parties. Home From Xcw York: Mrs, Hettie Cook, 1209 Ocean Drive, has returned from .New York where she spent six weeks studying at Columbia University and sight-seeing. The latter in"- clwded 10 of the major plays, for which tickets were provided as a part of a comparative literature course she had chosen. Mrs. Cook's favorite was "The Rose Tattoo." which she names especially for -its. sets. She enjoyed the costuming of "The King and I, ' Guys and Dolls" for its reflections of Broadway: "Call Me Madame" for its music, and "The Affairs of State 1 ' for its adroit writing, to 'mention several of. the irj she has been discussing with friends. En route home, she stopped to visit her daughter and son- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. \V. H. Rogers, at Norman." Okla., where he has just received his masters degree from the. University of Oklahoma. Welcoming her home was another daughter Mr* Franklyn Y.^Vrigbt, 725 Anderson, Mr. Wright and"their son* Franklyn, 8. Jimmy, 7, and Philip, four months old. The two older boys and Mr. Wright were just home from, a father-son holiday at HerrviUe. Ken-oak Ranch New Address: Kcu-oak Kanrh two miles west of BeevilJe is the new address of Mr. and Mrs. Gus G Kenne, who recently sold their home at 3729 Brooks, and moved to their ranch. _ Traditions! Wedding Date: Aug-ust 20 is a traditional wedding date in the family of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Thompson of Katv wno will be observing their 53rd wedding anniversary Monday. Ihey are here to attend the marriage of their grancidaughter Miss Vclda Vee McHaney, and the Rev. Edward Eliis Evan* of Alvorado. To keep the family- tradition and at the same time make it possible for the bridegroom to be in Abilene io receive his degree at the Hardin-Simmons University commencement exercises Monday, the wedding is to be held at the First Bantm Church, at one minute past midnight. Miss McHaney's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Melianey 306 Norton, will have been married 23 years tomorrow. Mrs Me- H*ney is a daughter of the Thompsons. Another daughter and a son of the couple also chos e Aug. 20 wedding days - ' Joe W. Murphys Are Hosts to Family Reunion A family reunion will b* heldj Sunday afternoon at the home of j Mr. and Mrs, Joe W. Murphy, 4341 Ohio. Their daughter Mrs. A. B.I Beard and her son, Bary are visit- i ing from Johnson City, Term. Also joining in the reunion will; \K two daughters who are residents i of Corpus Christi and their families. They are Mr. and Mrs. L D. Chase and David Chase, Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Rogers and Mary Jo and Diane Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. Murphy celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary j l»st December. Married la Sherman, they have lived in Corpus Christi for the past 20 years. children, Jerry and Johnny Mar-! been visiting there. iMrs. Marlin'3 partmU, h*v« tia and David Ward, wto h»v«j Mr. mad Mr«. Grover ReM«r«,! th« chiWren'i hoot* tar tw* TEXFOAM PILLOWS DIRECT FROM THE FACTORY TO YOU -- NO MIDDLEMAN TO PAY FIRST LINE QUALITY -- EXCELLENT COVER -- TEXFOAM CORE Martin., Ward Children ' Return From Harlingen Mrs. John A. Martin, 1339 Maryland, and Mrs. Paul W. Ward, 1221 Brentwood, drove to Harlingen Thursday to bring back their 6 95; mm 352} AGNES (9-BLOCKS FROM PORT AVE.) DIAL 3-8525 T A Y L O R B R O T H E R S TO BE SEPTEMBER BRIDE--Mr. and Mrs. E. 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