The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 4, 1960 · Page 2
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THE BEA203POST FACTS '", ? ^ -s Bmosporfc and Br«br>:<. County, Tesas. Bun., December 4, I960 jsii&\>^ili^liCw*''iiii.iij»'>.£fcS$ «ii Al^i /A tnalnTht Church... TheCinrchlnYottJ kft«««con«Mti«&»4 I mi. Wt »hcoM ana J r amrth ngobrfe Ewrr 4 Vwn.wonunwS chiB* ^BMAiailanum at J *CHTOCH.B.aWUTiiy SIC 's JVo M There Except . ' V,- >. . ' / . f .*• J- , i ^ * . * T HE MAN who has no Faith in God, nor any human being is dead as a cinder...he has spiritual leukemia Faith ia the rootkf all blessing, Faith can light up your soul in the darkest night H OPE is our highest expectation of good. Surely, Hope maintains most mankind. Hope must be the tie that keeps the heart from breaking. Hope M a carper a/onj the road man must walk to the Glory Land. E 'E, the greatest of the three. Love suffers long and is gentle; love never fails. Surely love must be the crowning grace. You will find these spiritual vitamins at your church,.. don't miss a service. •> ' -.V > <•&.-> V ; .,/'"~7«' GD Bill's Skating Rink "See us for Skating: Parties" —Carley & Brtty Reynolds- Pb. BE 3-1651 Dairy Dream —Paul Birdwell, Owner Brazosport Radiator Works —Yemen Gray-Ph. BE 3-U71 R. C. Thomas —Real Estate & Insurance Coleman Hdw. & Lumber Co. —Russell Coleman-Pr. AN 5-2423 Young's Prescription House —Mr». Carlton E. Young Leo's Cafe (Closed on Sundays) —Leo VVarnlck 607 W. Broad-Pi). BE 3-9244 Sansom-D'avis Tns. Aercy. —Mrs. Ins Sansom-Herman Davis Brazosport Bowling —Ph. BE 3-1781 Evans Drue 1 Co. —Ph. BE 3-mi Royal Chef —Mr. £ Mri. N. K. Dyer Sellers-Harbour Ins. Age. —M. W. Sellere- W. H. "Kick" Harbour <*tar Corporation —Industrial Materials Brazosport Bank of —D. L, Haralson Jr.-Freeport Office Sunnlv Inc. —123 W. 2nd. St.-BE 3-2634 . Freeport — M. M. McMullen Jr. t, V,. Franklin Agcy. —Bob Franklin R Tlwt — L. E. Shaw Mir.-Ph, BE 3-272Z Sweetnea's Restaurant — O. W. Kobinson-Ph. BE 3-9166 Hurricane Glass Co. — H. B. Berry Haynes Lumber Co, — E. L. Baynei Griff's Men's Store — Freeport Gsrrett's Pharmacies Inc. —BUI Se Tom-Lake Jackion- Freeport Freeport National Bank — W. C. McLendon Leonard's Floor Covering T —209 Parking Way-Ph. CY 7-2469 Emerald Beauty Shoppe —Ruby Morrl* Freewort Vntmral Home -Jack C. Turner-W. F. Woodlel Country Boy's Grocery —Alton Peltifr Brazosport Plumbing & Heating Co. — C. K. WanneU' Anchor Sheet Metal —George B. Turney Brazoria County Abstract Co. —Frank Steveni Bottled Drinking Water Service —Phone BE 3-1481 Baird's TV Service —Dean Balrd Gulf Photo -Engravers —Red Johnion BIgr. Wilson Equipment Inc. -Bo Wilum-Ph. AN 5-2501 Hwy 2I» 'll Movino- Xr, -Mrs. H. W. MerrUI-Ph. BE 3-4131 Wilson Oil Co. "RECIPE OF THE WEEK You Can Bake Or Buy, But Heres Qood Fruitcake By LtROY BYRD Visitors to the Kountry Kitchen in Lake Jackson First Methodist Church Wesley Hall on Monday will have an opportunity to buy all sorts of homemade goodies, including Mrs. W. P. (Dorothy) Cokers fruitcake. The Kountry Kitchen is an added attraction this year to the annual Holiday Homes tour sponsored by the Woman's Society of Christian Service of Lake Jackson First Methodist. JP-T »y*rfi w^r3-<»^ ^.-v,..,. , ^-^-•v^v^vwKa&HmrHftww Various homemade specialties MRS. COKER BAKES JCO0HTBY KITCHEN FRUITCAKES and b . ak * d -f™* 1 wil1 be for Th« Cain* And OihM Qaodici Will Be Dliplayed Eale at the Kitchen, and many . -. will be gaily wrapped for GARDEN It's Time To Plant Roses; Put Your Garden To Sleep By Dorothy Smith It's December already! With Santa just around the corner, this is almost always a dtf- Jcult month for the gardener. Christmas shopping, gift wrap- >ing and holiday parties, plus the act that we often have uncom- brtable weather at this time, all add up to a minimum of time or our outdoor activities. However, the avid gardener will always find time to put his garden properly asleep. Pruning, plant- ng, weeding and cultivation should go on this month as during he other 11. Decide now just what roses you would like to add to your plot this month. December and January aj-e the best months of alJ lor planting them. The old saying "you always get what you pay ter" holds true in the matter of rose bushes. Unpatented varieties (often temptingly advertised in magazines and periodicals) are much more inexpensive. But these will nol >roduce (he choice, luscious >Iooms, regardless of the amount of care you give them, that the patented verities will reward you with. Always buy choice plants and you will be much more satisfied with your rose garden.next spring. Carefully select and prepare the ilot for your rose bushes. Ignore he "full sun" admonition of most gardening magazines, and select a spot that gets only half a days sun for their home. Your plants will grow vigorously and bloom more profusely in partial sun than they will in our scorching Gulf Coast teat. I prefer a location on the vest side of the house, so the mshes never go to sleep wet. This discourages mildew on your plant. The rose garden should always lave excellent drainage. Whereas roses never grow in the desert, and require considerable mois- ure, they do not like to stand vith wet feet. Build the area up inches higher thrui the surrounding area so raimaii wiii lave, no trouble in draining off. Remember too that roses like an acid soil. . . .a pH of 5.5 to 7.0 makes them happy. Incorporate several inches of well rotted eaf mold into the soil, and plan o add aluminum sulphate later f necessary, Then too, we never mulch our rose bushes here in'the winter. .. only in the summer, to keep Ihelr delicate roots cool. Be careful to plant the bushcj the same depth as they were irbwn, usually a couple of Inches >elow the graft. The aristocratic camellia likes o be planted during December •Jso. Every gardener needs to ackle the challenge of the camel ia. They are most nearly dormant now, as their buds begin, to show color, and-although one of the most expensive of foe garden • ST. PAUL'S AMERICAN LUTHERAN CUUBCH DIB West 5th Welcome! Vou Worship Service 10:50 AM BUNDAX SCHOOL 9:45 A.M. Sermon Theme "Christ Comes" plants, one of the most satisfying. Camellias simply will not tolerate alkaline soil, full sun or bad drainage. Any one of these three circumstances will cause a certain and untimely death for this plant. Acidify your soil to 4.0 to 6.0 to satisfy the camellia. . . .plant in shade or filtered sunlight, "mound up" the soil at its base, and mulch with pine needles. The Sarah Frost, a rosy-red, is one of the more amicable varieties. Never, never let the soil become dry about your camellias, and keep a wary eye for'the various scales they are bothered with, and appearance of white fly. At the first indication of either of these diseases, consult at once with either your nurseryman or agricultural agent. True, camellias must be pampered, but you will be so glad you bought one! Do you have many gardening friends? If so, bear their hobby In mind when making out your Yuletide shopping list. There are many and various items to gladden the heart of any gardener. Soil testing kits, small hand tools, gardening books, or some longed for plant. Then too, there are gay packages of many bulbs on the market, and a canned or burlap- ped shrub would make any gardener happy! Angleton B&PW To Sponsor Homes Tour Six of Angleton's most outstanding homes will be on display to the public oii Sunday, Dec. 18, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., when the Angleton Business and Professional Women's Club presents its annual Holiday Homes tour. In addition to viewing the homes taside and, out, those who take the tour will get a good look at hobbies, holiday decorations and other points of interest, according to Mrs. A. L. Lee, chairman o{ the tour. Homes to be open for the tour include those of Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Hanson, 801 South Anderson; Mrs. A. R. Rucks, MM Kast Miller; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Meyer, 608 Northridge; Mr. and Mrs. Ben D. Cannan, North Highway 288; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Higgins, North Old Highway 288 (Anchor Road); and Mr. and'Mrs. Herman Bieri, Old Danbury Road. At the Bieri home, wnich is the last one listed on the tour, members of the Business and Pro- sirTfl] Wnmpn'ff Tlnh f *'!'^ s^rv? each, and may be purchased from any member of the Angleton B & PW. Anyone wishing to take the tour and who is not contacted, is asked to call Mrs. Lee, Mrs. Hiegins, or Mrs. T. A. Murison, committee members it charge of the project. The Holiday Homes tour is the club's fluid raising project for the year, according to Mrs. Hattie Stone, B & PW president. Members will serve as hostesses at each Home, along with the girls in the local high school Discussion Club. reireshments. Tickets .are now on sale at $1 Mrs. Emshoff New President Of LJ St.LukeWMS "The Church Looks At Morality on Screen and Print" was the topic presented by Mrs. Fred Krenzke at the November meeting of the Women's Missionary Soqiety of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Lake Jackson. During the business session new Brazoria Garden Club Planning Dinner Meeting A workshop using dried mater- officers were elected, Mrs. E'dith Emshoff, Mrs. Krcnzke, vice Mrs. J. R. Mahaffey, secretary; Mrs. Elda Earnest, treasurer; and Mrs. Ruth Beck, historian. The Society is collecting u s c-d clothing to be sent to World Relief overseas. It wus announced that the annual Christmas party will be held on Dec. 20 with an exchange of gifts. Mrs. Rose Switzer was welcomed as a new member of the Society. The meeting adjourned with "The Lord's Prayer." Refreshments were served by Mrs. Earnest. by Mrs. H. C. Hayslip, was the program for the November meeting of the Brazoria Garden Club held in the home of Mrs. Susanne Melguard. Plans were discussed for the Dec. 13 meeting to be held in the Brazoria American Legion' Hall. The meeting, a dinner for members and their families, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. Jack Childs was welcomed into the club as a new member. The Melgaard home was decorated with arrangements of chrysanthemums and pyracantha. Refreshments were served to the 13 members attending. Former BP Minister To PRESCRIPTIONS DBUG8 - COSMETICS SUNDRIES • VETERINARY SUPPLIES Phone SWilt 8-2333 NlUU'l'B DIAL SVVCt »-Hit, WRIGHT'S PHARMACY BRAZORIA including l : Speak In FP On Sunday A former pastor of Freeport and Jones Creek Assembly of God Churches will be guest speaker at the Velasco Assembly of God Church in Freeport at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jack Fellers is presently District Sunday School director of the South Texas Assemblies of God, and lives in Houston. The Rev. W. O. Henin, pastor of the Freeport church, invites the public to attend the service. Cake Sale Set Tuesday The Altar Society of St. Michael's Catholic Church In Lake Jackson will hold a cake sale, beginning at 51:30 p.m. Tuesday. Homemade cakes and cookies will b^ ottered for sale in front of Garland's In downtown Luke Jackson . Bimoi-ia 1>TA To Meet The Bru/una Kirem Teacher Association will meet ul 7:,'JU p.m. Tuesday in the school auditorium. A program or musiuul selections will be presented. Christmas gift-giving. The tour, * scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., will include the home of '' the Robert l>. Bryant*, 606 Oak Drive; the Vincent H. Buckteys, 106 Daisy; and the parsonage home of the Rev. and Mr«. Carlos Davis at 307 Polnsettla. Mrs. Coker, with her family that includes husband, Bill, a Dow employee; son, Dick, age eight; and daughters, Pamela, 13, and Charlotte, three, live at 105 Ash Lane In Lake Jack-'' son. They have been residents of that city since 1853. The Cokers are native Texas, but spent two years in Wyoming.' They wera very glad to get back to Texas, she reports. Mrs. Coker says that a great deal of her spare time la spent at the church with Sunday school work as she Is superintendent of the Primary Department. She it secretary ol children's work in the WSCS and ( a PTA member. She and her husband bowl and she is a member of several bridge clubs. These activities and her family take about all of her time, Mrs. Coker says, though she does do some yard work. Mrs. Coker likes to cook and especially likes baking. In -her own words, she leads about a normal exlstance for a mother with three children, •"If that can be normal," she laughingly added. She is sharing her fruitcake recipe, that she has adapted to her own family's taste, with Facts readers. Her recipe is as follows: FRUITCAKE 1 cup butter 4 cup sugar 1 cup honey 5 eggs 2 cups flour « 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon cloves lj pounds favorite mixed candied fruits 4'pound whrte raisins 6 tablespoons pineapple juice 1 cup blanched almonds, split lengthwise 1 cup pecans ,/ Cut fruits into small ptcces, i' add raisins, let stand overnight in-the pineapple juice. Dredge nuts in 2 tablespoons of flour and mix with fruit when making cake. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, then add honey gradually. Add eggs one at a tima, beating well after e a c h addition. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and spices. Add to batter and beat until smooth. Add fruit and nuts. If using an electric mixer, remove beater and add fruits and nuts by hand. Mix thoroughly. Line pans with two layers of buttered brown paper. Pour batter into pans and decorate with candled cherries and blanched almonds if desired. Bake in 275 degree oven for 3fc to 4 hours, krspine a nan of not water in bottom ot oven while baking. This keeps cake from drying out. When cool wrap cake in Saran or foil. Makes two cakes baked in 9x5x3 inch loaf pans. Wearing, By LEROY BYHP At the Community Concert. • • ELAINE OELFKE, wearing a festive headdress of velvet bows with a veil studded with glittering ornaments. Her beige coat was trimmed with a fur , collar ... i NOHINE LUNSFORD, in a nubby moss green dress with high waistline marked by iwo large buttons on a band. She wore iridescent earrings and necklace and a black faille coat. VETA DUNN and daughter, CAROL ANN, both smartly tiiessed. VETA'S blue suit had a matching fur collar and her^ hat combined multicolored feathers in its design. CAROL ANN was attired in a gold pls'd mil with waistlength jacket and gold fur hat. Her suit featured a full pleated skirt and her jacket collar tied at the front, ending in fringed tabs... JOHNNIE MAE BANKSTON. choosing a plaid dress i" t°n es of amber and brown, with three quarter length sleeves. With it she wore a bulge- tout B"" tar - ried a bug of the sume color ... ,.-, CELIA ANN TEEL, accenting her blonde coloring with a blue skirt and waist length sleeveless jacket With which the long embroidered sbeves cf her white blouse were an ui- tructive feature . »

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