The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 20, 1960 · Page 2
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Page a THE BRAZOSPOKT FA'GTS Brwosuort anfi Bmorfa Comity, Texas, Tnes., Dumber 20, I960 BT GERALDRE LEE County Homo Demonstration a Afffiif, Box Igfi, Angle ton Be Sure Santa Finds More Than Chimney To Enter Everyone seems to be thinking and talking Christmas plans. It other sources of heat. The Council recommends that 1 everyone should be happy. Let's make it a safe Christmas also. Stop and think what would happen should a spark get into the tinsel and tissue paper that usually packs a house at Christmas. Santa might have a chimney 'o come down, but he wouldn't have a house to leave the gilts in. Fire safety is especially important during the holiday season because of added hazards. One of (he principal fire hazards is that beautiful tree in the corner of the living room. The safety tree. Lights which have been used before should be checked for frayed wires or damaged sockets.: Electrical circuits should not be overloaded with additional lights, toys or appliances. Only nonflamable decorations should be u?ed on the tree, and tree lights should be turned olf when no one is at home or when the family retires. As soon as the needles bccin to dry and fall, the tree should be discarded. Fire safety should not be confined to the tree alone. Discarded council says that this danger can; wrappings and packages should be minimized by selecting a freshly cut tree shortly before Christmas. The tree can be kept fresh by cutting the bottom diagonally and placing it in water or wet sand. Placing the tree is also important. It should be placed so it will not block exits, and should be kept well away from the fireplace, stove, powerful electric lights or be put in the trash can as soon as possible. Smokers should also be extra careful where they put their cigarettes, cigars and pipes. Make sure that Santa finds something besides a c h i m ney when he visits your home. Observance of basic rules of home safety can keep (lie, Christmas Season a happy one. Help Family To Keep Healthy There is something else we need to remember, too, about our health. Remember, fatigue, too much food and not the right kind, tension and excitement, all are factors in lowering body resistance to the common cold. The holiday season can easily set the stage for sniffles or <i really bad cold. . . Plan now to help your family guard against this health hazard. Food makes a difference. Start family members with a good, wholesome breakfast every day. Plan for simple, balanced meals during the holiday rush. Eat at regular times as much as possible. Reserve the sweet or rich foods for mealtime dessert. Keep In-! between meal refreshment snacks I light and nutritious. Fruits, fruit juices, crisp, colorful vegetables served with special | dips can be just as tasty and appealing as rich, heavy foods. Tension and fatigue may be hard to control when the rush starts. But proper food before and during the busy season will help keep resistance up. MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE. Bakers Remarry On 50th Anniversary A couple who were married in Velasco 50 years ago were remarried in a ceremony at Freeport First Baptist Church at noon Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Baker of Rusk were charter members when that church was founded after their marriage. The Rev. Phillip Brown, pastor, performed the ceremony at the end of the Sunday morning worship service. Special music for the occasion included "Through the Years" with Mrs. Betty Krause as soloist, accompanied by Mrs. J. N. Sutton at the piano and Mrs. J. M.. Thomas at tha organ. At the end of the ceremony Mrs. Krause sang "The Lord's Prayer". School Faculty Honors Bill Popham With Party The faculty of the Velasco Elementary School honored its outgoing principal, Bill Popham, with The event was held in the school library after school hours. Members of the faculty presented Pophom with a two-piece lug- Kuge set, matching brief case and travel clock. He is leaving the area to tnke a job as represen- talive for a textbook Company. He will be based in Dallas. His wife, a teacher at Lake Jackson Junior Minn, will complets the school year before Joining him. Mr. and Mrs* Baker Uave, lived in Rusk for a number of years. They are frequent visitors Co Bra- zosport as Mrs. Baker, formerly ! Miss Elkins, is the sister of Mrs. jJohn Behrends of Freeport. i „.. I Brazoria Garden | Club Has Family Christmas Party A Christmas dinner party, withi families invited, was held recent-' ly by the Brazoria Garden Cluo.! The Brazoria American Legion! Hall, where the party was held, i was decorated in a Christmas: theme. | Food was served buffet style' from a white covered table be-! decked with a Christmas tree.] The long tables were centered' with arrangements of green! leaves, red berries and Christmas i tree ornaments. | Entertainment was provided byi the Glenn Morris family. Morris j "Winter Wonderland" and "Sleep i Little Child." Sheilia also sang a I solo, "Have You Ever Seen the 1 Star?" 1 Mrs s Morris p 1 a y e d the piano! and Morris led the group in slng-j ing Christmas carqls. '. Turkey, dressing, cranberry ! sauce, green beans, corn, fruit and tossed salads and rolls were! served to the 18 members and; their guests. i DO YOU * Want to earn more money! * Want a better job! * Want to enter a technical field where pay ia higher! THEN Start now to prepare yourself for the fastest growing fields In business and Industry, IBM — DRAFTING — ELECTRONICS — RADIO — T.V. Men and women (ages 17 to 40) needed now In the above fields. You do not have to be a high school graduate if you pass aptitude tests. If you have ambition, anil th« desire to better yourself, call . . . DON CURRY—Registrar at AN 5-!>r>Cl (Hr.misimrt) Wednesday Only — 0 A.M. to 0 P.M. For TREE Aptltuile Test or Write DURHAM TECHNICAL COLLEGE 1801 FannJn Houston, Texas CA 8-8581 it 'Budjet Terms * Scholarship Aid Available t •k Free Job Placement (ENROLL NOW) (Next Classes Start Jan. 3, 19G1) WOM EN .,,/w Edited By LeROY BYRD Film Shown To Grace Auxiliary A film. "The Chi islmns Kiclillr," presented by Ilia Rev. N. R. Wodlke, wns thp program for (ho recent regular monthly mnelins of the Grace Lutheran Church l,ndios Auxiliary hold in (he edu- cntlonnl building. The Scripture was read from Titus 3:.(-8 by Mrs. Valeria Kopp who also lead the group in prayer. Various business was rtiseussecl. The hostesses, Mrs. Kopp and Mrs. Alma Htiwr. served refresh . menls of rookies and coffee to (lie seven memlirrs prcsrnl. The mirllni! dosed with "Tun I-"'''' K DuilCC Afte.r you drain Imiled polatoes shnko (Iw spuds in Ilirlr pan over hi',-h heat to dry them. Tlie Billions nnd Row* Ri7iw>-» I inure t.'kil) will nr«t meet (his Wednesday because of the holidays. Tlie next me.e.llng will ho hrld mi Jan. 'I. is a joyous time of the year and!° nly Underwriters LahoratorL's approved lights be used on the ..( THERE IS STILL TIME FOB YOUR LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SEWING Wool Felt 72" Wide — !iO°i Wool & 50°i Huron Colors Red, White, Green, Gold Velveteen .10" Wide — 100% Cotton Red, Wine, Block tu. REAL SAVINGS HERE DAN RIVER GINGHAMS SB to 42" Wide all first Quality Towel Sets SCREEN PRINTS & EMBROIDERED GIFT BOXED DAN RIVER CASES Muslin Percale Beautiful New Colors In Cannon ''Empress" Towels $49 GIFT BOXED DAN RIVER SHEET SETS Muslin Percale Cannon Sheet Blankets SI 00 2.98 VALUES Entire Stock Si 44 Ladies House Shoes f Entire Stock STUFFED TOYS V* PRICE BIG ASSORTMENT OF LADIES And MISSES BETTER DRESSES Regrouped and Repriced Sizes 8 to 20 7 to 15 — 14% to 24 1 /, New fall and winter styles, colors, and fabrics, select now for gifts and for personal use. SAVE ! SAVE! 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