The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on August 8, 1962 · Page 7
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 7

Freeport, Texas
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Wednesday, August 8, 1962
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MAZOSPORT AND 8RAZORIA COUNTY. TEXAS, WED.. AUGUST 8, 196i THE BRAZOSPORT PACTS .—BE 3-3511—Cl«iin«d—IB 3-2611 Peach Point: STEPHEN LEAVES PLANTATION IN CARE OF SARAH TO JOIN FIGHTING FORCES < HAPTKIt II n.v MAUIB IU<;TII II was to (nil In the lot o[ Ste- Ibellum plantation house* to surely life /or the planters. Pencil Point hnd evolved fi lei. ninl the reali/ation that lifp as he soldiers stationed there, oprn'mgilies who hart been such utauneh hnrl always known it wo'.ilrl never their home lo ttiom, honing that I Soiithe'TWrs, were the one« moll ho Many of (he returning Confcdnr- : wherever Stephen might be serv- plien and Sarah Perry to operate a pioneer venture to a sugar plan- JYach Point during Us most rn-jlation of no mean stature. Lofty niantic period — as well as dur- smoke stacks belched forth smoke tnc it* downfall. When they were married, Tex- during the migar making season lo lend the nren to Its nickname more Into Hie forefront about the I time Sarah and Stephen were married, and politics continued to rise in importance as It became increasingly evident that the trou- (Jranled that surh sacrifices: lower firld and whether the upper The solution lay in — necessary during Ihe war, j field is to he planted before or: wngons pulled by oxe ••"'- afler that date. providing at least and thai the men were the publicly courageous ones, it was lo the women that the hardest, most is wn.i n fiill-fledKcd sister of theiof thr "Sugar Bowl" of Texas, pre-Civil Wnr South, from nnte-l Political considerations cam* We which had brewed so long lie-jbachbrcaking tasks fell, and to Iween North and South was last about to break loose. at' whom but little credit was ever given. Tl was all these things android which the South so rlesDerat^" 1 thcy t,-nf}f, >vmt.n *Un* Onr-nt. .•.«*. («.' t__ _ i i . r " ;Thf» P^tT ate veterans were to return to in f- som j> oU ! er Southern family , . , . ... . i might oner the gam* hospitality their plantations to find no slaves. . ?• oi-v was. ,,-,„ ', .. ' I ne Idiiuiy a wnuic-nEai leu uc- Npgro< ivotlon to the Southern cause was |n<> secret. After the war was over i ani j| |h e Reconstruction Era be- •trains" of ^ i ^™,?.'I?' "]1 St ™L™!!i ™ e family's whole-hearted de- to Mexico, little of Ihe a little different, were still there, no hundreds more that Sarah was lo'eiy needed to'fight the industry- T he Perrys f ? U "? e moral ."''''TJgan, the Perrys and Bryans, and wish she had been taught before r t<. n nor ih. fion to care for these people who | th e oUlcr Brazorja county fami- Stephen's return. At Peach Point, the slaves were ' , There was not only (he neces-. loyal, almost to n man. They h'adi|J lcm ^ es ' ' ''* *"" AT SWEENY Junior High Science Dept Is Overhauled When war finally came, Stephen, Sarah had been trained to playiRlty for keeping on with the plan-^bcen kindly treated, and If they left the plantation in Sarah's carnja musical Instniment and to be a tation operation for personal fi-,were not free, they had no prob- nnd was commissioned n colonel irharming, gracious hosless. She;nnncml reamns, during the Civil ilem of responsibilities. Most in the Texas forces fighting for knew about rearing children andjWar. It was important to the Con-ichose to stay with the system thcyj tion to care for these people who had no idea of how to shift for et they could not benefit from their labor without suspicious interference by Federal authorities. Nearby Quintftna had been the closciy watched by rh« Union troops sent to oversee dvfl »J- fairs. One after another, tha humiliating edicts passed in Washington were put into action throughout the South. On top of everything else, these seemed the molt crushing blows of alt. (Simdny: Selling Off) the Confederacy. He was far from: how to treat illnesses and she fodcracy, as well. 'had always known during t hose j site of a Confederate fort, the only volunteer from his fami- ''ould embroider beautifully. . Union ships had formed a block- j harrowing months when Sarah j throughout the war, Union lv however. His half-brother, dry Her education had not, however i ado of the ports at Vclasco and i straggled to maintain the planta-j boats had patrolled Ihe and gun M. Bryan, served as a confidential adjutant general for General Edmund Kirby Smith, as well as other capacities during the Another half-brother, Moses ' if In war. Another nau-urimn-i, IMU.-.-O A. Bryan, was a major in the Third Texas Regiment. Kour of the sons of Stephen haU-brother, Wil were included any mention ot how one goes about running a huge plantation, managing scores of indolent slaves who may very well be considering the possibility of running away, operating a sugar mill or a cotton gin, when to plant the . , o)her ' Tim science department at the Seventh grade students will Sweeny lUgh School has heen!study Ihe life or biological sn<Mi-ij ( ."._" j^jj Bryan WPre in the cn.nplclely overhauled. 'res. The eighth «rnde "'"denls',^,^,,,,. Army, and .loel fed, "" iat his own expense. Ihe Confederate troops who were stationed at i the moulh of the Brazos River. •Ilin new science cnnrs,. of study.will have a course in the earth,; Mil follow the plan outlined by| KP olo)-ii-nl. and nslninnmical «-i-. the Texas Kducalion Agency amllcnces. Ninth graders will be in- the State Board of Kducallon. Kach student in the Junior High School will Ixi assigned to a labor a I o r y Rcienco class under a teacher especially prepared in a particular field of science. Soil Conservation News Marshal Johnson hns recently «tarted preparing seedbed on 2.W acres of land S miles west of West locrience in the petroleum indus- Irodticrrl to Ihe physical sciences! (chemistry and physics). The ninth grade classes will he taught by George Sparkman, who has taught general science in the Sweeny Schools for several years. Sparkmnn has just returned from an eight-week course in intensive study In these fields at » National j Science Institute In Oklahoma | State Unlverelty. I Miss Irma Jo Morgan ban r«- i ecntly been employed to teach ; Ihe eighth grade earth science. , Miss Morgan holds a degree In ; geology from the University ofj Texas and hai had practical «x ' Columbia, on Farm Road 399, that will be seeded to Dnlllsgrass. Ber- miidaKi-nss and S-1 While Clover. Johnson Is cooperating with the Rramrla - Oalveston Soil Conser- try making geological surveys. Carl Nichols, who has taught science in Texas City .Junior Ui«h! School and in Hollywood, Florida, has born employed to teach the School containing all facilities ne- for teaching these scien- vat Ion District In applying a com-1 seventh grade life science, plrte Basic Conservation plan on i A contract will be let on Aug. his farm. ^ f or the construction of a science wing at the Junior H i g h j Cotton farmers in the Damon area are getting good results from _. their winter cover crop of <ield|cp s R y the laboratory method. It peas. Ik hoped that these facilities will One such field ean be seen on; ^ available for use sometime the Ludvik Survaa farm 4 miles Curing the upcoming term, south of Damon. _____ Survac has been cooperating with tliR Brazoria - Galveston Soil Conservation District since KM in applying good conservation practices to improve and condition his soil and Increase his cotton production. Mr. J. H. Hooper has recently Carlo Victims Go To Shiner Picnic A number of Brazosportcrs are planning to attend a picnic and dance Saturday and Sunday, spon- . become a cooperator with the!sored by th<- Shiner Veterans of Brazoria - Galveston Soil Con- Foreign Wars and I,idir-s Auxil- scrvation District. His 320 acreiiary, to thank Ihe Po.ct for housing cotton farm is located 3 miles and feeding them during Hum- south of Damon on Highway 3fi. care Carla. Hooper requested the assistance The event will be kicked off with of the local Soil Conservation!a dance Saturday night with music ; Service technicians to help him by the VFW Toppers. This dance ; develop a Complets Basic plan will honor the storm refugees. On for his farm. Sunday, a picnic starts at 11 a.m.. featuring the famous Shiner picnic stew and fried chicken with all the trimmings. A lunch will al* he served at •! p. m. Sunday activities also includes Princess various concessions at the Legion Park in Shiner where the picnic Monaco Tour NEW YORK (AP) Grace of Monaco will conduct American viewers on a one-hour: will be held. There will he prizes television tour of the 370-acreland music by the Toppers during Mediterranean principality ruled | the afternoon. by her husband, Prince Rainier III, next Februaiy. The public i* inviled to attend all events. Galveston, and everywhere else the Southerners were accustomed to shipping out their cotton. This brought the added problem of what to do with the crop once it (ion. Who knew what might bring? freedom! Still another Confederate fort iwas built at old Velasco, and a It was an uneo^ial struggle both'third at the new bridge over the on the battlefield and in the cot- canal, where a cluster of cedar ton and cane fields. Stephen trud- trees now marks the site. had been grown and harvested I ged home with the other Texans, j Sarah and her children had en- and ginned. I to the bitter knowledge of defeat tertained most of the Confederate ANNOUNCING . . . JAMES BAKER, Butcher Formerly of Sid'* Cash Grocery Will Be At GIROUARD'S Each Day From S P.M. 'TH 7 P.M. Open 'Til 7 P.M. and All Day Saturday GIROUARD'S 626 W. 2nd SUPER MARKET Fre«port ONE DAY SPECIAL FRIDAY. AUG. 10 Shirey Girl's DOUBLE SEAT PANTIE Soft Sanforized batiste Embroidered ruffle around elastic leg White, sixes 1 to 14 REG. 79« 59 C 2 PAIRS 1.00 GOOD AUGUST 10 ONLY •1 . fill: t! IV i m ! - Illl •' IV \ Due to the administration and your outstanding teaching ability our school system ranks among the best In the nation. We extend our thanks for a |ob well done In educating the youth of our community during the past yean. If we can serve you in any way please pay us a vltit. BRAZOSRORT BANK OF=- c O FREEPORT-TEXAS TOP-OF-THE-CLASS FOR THE STUDENT BODY BACK-TO-SCHOOL GINGHAMS Bright Wash N-Wear Ptadh Styltd by LtlK« BM, ArfeiM Alr«*» Little Alr«M ami Batoy Toqt 1 to J. 4 to 6x, T to 14 BOYS 13 ' oz. BLUE JEANS • Western Cut. Sanforiicd • Slims & Regulars, 6 to U 1.99 «* Whit, Cuff Seek 8V, h, ,, 4?e CTm Ji° Y1 * * MEf *'S STRETCH SOCKS JUNIORS AND JUNIOR PETITES Size. 3 to 15 by Betty Barclay Meo of California Jo Junior Marte* Carol Rodger* Boys Underwear u- *e Undershirts Tee Shirts ROCKMAN'S IS JEAN HEADQUARTERS 27 to 42 Californians Men's sizes 59 cYd. Group • DARK PRINTS Ores* Lengths. Values to 1.19 yd. 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