The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 20, 1960 · Page 3
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Freeport, Texas
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Tuesday, December 20, 1960
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Brazosport and Brazorfa County, Texls, Tttes., DeeemBer 20,1969 THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS Page 3 Pruett-Pessarra . ** >> Vows Are Recited AND MHS, THOMAS WILLIAM PRUETT Wed In Freepoil Presbyterian Church Photo 87 Rod Lowll In a Christmas setting, before an altar banked with Oregon flr trees and interspersed with white carnations, wedding vows were exchanged at 3 p.m. Saturday by Miss Carolyn Gray Pessarra of Freeport and Dr. Thomas William Pruett of Lake Jar'-son. The lower altar at Freeport First Presbyterian Church, where the marriage was solemnized, was also decorated with flocked white fir. Pews were marked with satin bows and flr. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pessarra of Freeport and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Benton Pruett of Pecos, Tex. The Rev. C. Knox Poole led the couple in their double ring vowes. Mrs. J. Lee Clarke provided the traditional wedding marches and accompanied Mrs. C. L. Sechrest who sang "O Perfect Love." Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of rose point lace and white taffeta. The bodice was adorned with seed pearls and sequins. The domed skirt formed a soft bow down the back. Her bouffant veil of illusion fell from a jeweled bow, ornamented with bridal pearls. She carried a Christmas Calls For Punch For those of you who prefer your spirits and good cheer limited to the hearts instead of the stomachs of your Christmas party guests, here's a few ideas for punches that will look pretty in the bowl nnd prove taste-tempting to your guests. - Both are based on rich-red concentrated tomato juice, the kind that comes in G-K-ounco cans and Lamb Eiblcts Molasses lamb ri blots are a broiler dish you can make in 15 minutes. Mix one-third cup of molasses with 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 1 teaspoon of salt, >i teaspoon of pepper, and -',4 teaspoon of thyme. Brush 1% teaspoon ^lamb riblets with sauce, and broil 5 to 7 minutes on each side 3 to 4 indies from heat source. Brush with remaining sauce before broiling second side. requires only tho addition of cold water to make it ready for serving Tomnto Punch combines concentrated tomato Juice, water, gingeralc and a dash of both ground ginger and salt. It's a drink with a f i z z that makes a good introduction to a meal or a pleasant mid-evening drink, TOMATO PUNCH 1 can (644ounces) concentrated tomato juice, undiluted 3 cans water M teaspoon ground ginger H teaspoon salt 1 cup gingerale Mix first 4 ingredients. Add Ringerale just before serving Serve chilled. Makes 4 cups. Tomato Cream Cocktail com bines concentrated tomato juice and light Cream seasoned with celery and onion. Serve it over crushed ice. CRIMSON PUNCH LOOKS PRETTY. IS TASTE TEMPTING A Drink That Makei Good Introduction To A Meal TOMATO CREAM COCKTAH, 1 can (6-'/i ounces) concentrated tomato juice, undiluted 3 cans water % cup chilled light cream % cup crushed ice 1 celery stalk, grated 1 very small onion, grated V* teaspoon salt Put ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth. Serve over crushed ice. Makes about 5 cups. You can oven-fry cut-up chicken, serving-size portions of fish fillets, scallops and French toast. Dip the poultry or fish in bread crumbs and then sprinkle with melted butter before putting in the oven. The French toast should be prepared as usual, then arranged on a well-buttered bakjcg sheet. cascade of lily of the valley centered with a white orchid trimmed with pearl hearts and illusion net Miss Myra Obenhaus was maid of honor. She wore turquoise irrl- descent crystal peau, styled with a pleated dome skirt accented with a cummerbund. A matching headdress with a veil completed her costume. She carried a nosegay of Christmas red carnations with a shower of white glittered ivy cascading downward. Mrs. Marvin Decas was bridesmaid, dressed identically to the honor attendant. Dr. A. L. Sperry attended the groom as best man. Sam Pessarra was groomsman and ushers included J. F. Hausman, John A. Slade, James Calamari, and Don L. Htilsopple. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Pessarra selected a gown of plum satin, matching accessories, and a corsage of angel pink ranunculus worn at the neckline. The groom's mother wore sea foam green lace ar.J chiffon, matching accessories, and a pink camellia corsage trimmed in silver. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Riverside Country Club. The bride's table was covered with a lace trimmed linen cloth. The table was centered with silver and candelabra joined by a semicircle of ivy and lily of the valley. The other tables were covered with imported linen cutwork cloths. Members of the house party assisting with the reception, included Mrs. Harvey Pessarra who poured coffee; Mrs. W. A. Haggard presided at the punchbowl; Mrs. Hollis Hood served cake; and Mrs. Wayne Seidler registered the guests. For a wedding trip the bride chose a candlelight wool suit trimmed in velvet, complemented with alligator accessories and a purple flower cage veil. Her corsage was the orchid lifted from her bridal bouquet. The couple will make their home at 109 Jasmine in Lake Jackson The bride attended Baylor University and the University of Houston. Dr. Pruett, an optometrist, received his BS and OD d e g r e ss from the University of Houston. BP MEMORIAL HOSPITAl, CLINIC HAVE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY Brazosport Memorial Hospital and'Freeport Medical & Surgical Clinic personnel and board mem- aers had their annual Christmas party in Velasco Community House recently. A Christmas tree decorated In red, green and gold was part r>l the decor for the event. The refreshment table was laid with a red net cloth trimmed with gold tinsel. A red and gold centerpiece was used, and the table held punch bowls placed at each end. Refreshments included fruit cake and party snacks. About S3 persons attended the event. They exchanged gifts and Pilling Two unusual sandwich fillings lave a cottage cheese base. Mix together 1 cup of small curd cottage cheese and ?i cup of orange toast. Or mix U cup of walnuts and 2 tablespoons of chopped raisins with 1 cup of small curd cottage cheese, and serve on wheat bread. Tis The Time Ts Be Merry' Santa is happy and has plenty of time to be merry because he has purchased all the gifts he needs for Christmas giving with his Checking Account from Lake Jackson State Bank. This gives Santa an accurate record of his purchase ... and... saves him time and trouble during the holiday rush. You too, can be as merry as Santa with a Checking Account here. LAKE JACKSON STATE BANK IAKE JACKSON. 1EXAS brought toys which were given to the Freeport Lions Club for needy children. During the evening, Christmas bonus checks were presented to employees. In charge of party arrangements were Mrs. Charles Krueger, Mrs. Elizabeth Zachary and Newel Vaughan. Miss Broivn Feted At Bridal Shower Miss Benulah Lee Brown, whose Out-of-to\vn guests, besides marriage to David Monroe Bur- Mrs. Eur!;olt, Mrs. Calvin Pond- kett, is scheduled during the [ or of Houston; and Mrs. Rosa Christmas holidays, was compli-'Scll of Sin Augustine, mented recently with n bridal! Alsj, Mrs. Gene Rollins of shower held in the Sweeny home, .'asa'.ena, and Mrs. Kp-inetn of Mrs. Bobo Arrin^ton. phonies of St. Louis, Mo., both con- Mrs. Patricia Walker and Mrs.! ,i:ns of the bride: Mrs. Gordon C. E. McKinney received the • Ray Gupton of West Columbia, guests with Mrs. Arrington, andinnr! firs. Clarence Thornton and Mrs. Mable Jackson presiding at!her daughter, Phyllis, both of the registry. A Christmas decor carrying out a pink ind silver color scheme enhanced .he home for the occasion. The dining table, laid with ;; lace cloth over pink taffeta, helci a center arrangement of pink carnations interspersed with silver leaves. The silver tea and coffee service added to the table's decor. Mrs. Thelma Mitchell and Mrs. Houston. Loomis Home Site 0? First Meeting For UDC Chater BRIDE-ELECT IS COMPLIMENTED WITH SWEENY SHOWER From Lett, Mrs. Blown, Miss Brown, Mrs. Narin History Of Ballet Is Program For Wednesday Review Club The Freeport George W. Cowley Chanter of the United Daughters ZZSStt?" * U * '-«' "eetTrc^y 'In *£ 'iqjne of (no president, Mrs. R. \V. Loomis of Lake Jackson. Members discussed programs for 1931 to be initiated at the next meelinf* on Jan. 9 at the The silhouettes of three dancing ballerina girls on clouds of blue angel hair introduced the theme of the recent meeting of the Wednesday Review Club held in the Freeport home of Mrs. P. M. Crow. These silhouettes were arranged as the table centerpiece, and the guest speaker, Miss Ruth Munson presented a program on the history of ballet. "The ballet keeps you young," Miss Munson to'ld members. "It keeps muscles strong and firm," she said. To demonstrate some of the i)asic steps Miss Munson presented two of her students, Kathy Coxe and Jackie Hcwett. The girls then entertained the club with a baltet dance. Mrs. C. A. Christian was co- lostess for the meeting. Coffee and sweet rolls were served. During the b u s i n e ss session Mrs. Nat Hickey was named chairman of a committee to work on arrangements for the club to be responsible for a Christmas basket for some local family. The next p r o g r a m will be on Jan. 4 on the history of Brazos- port. The motto for this program is by Richard Ryan who said "A land without memories is a land without history." MR. AND MRS. S. M. GUPTON will celebrate their 50th Wedd-ng Anniversary Christmas Day in West Columbia. They will be feted with an open house from 4-6 p.m. on that day in the home of their son. Judge and Mrs. T. M. Gupton. Other children include Mrs. Kirby Fonienot of Houston. Bex Gupton of Markham, Aubrey Gupton of Baytown, and S. D. Guplon of West Columbia. The couple have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends of tho Gup:on> are being invited to the open house through ihi press. freshment service. More than 73 guests called during the designated party hours, and among the guests were the honoree's rr.:ther, Mrs. J. B. Brown of Sweeny, and the intended groom's mother, Mrs. M. L. Burkett of San Augustine. The hostesses p r e s e nted the three women with pink and red carnation corsages, and also gave Miss Brown a starter set of. cooking utensils. Mrs. Bobby Narin, a cousin of the honoree, and Mrs. Mary Warters assisted with the opening of the gift packages. Mrs. W. R. Arnett and Mrs. Ruby Heickmann displayed the gifts after they had been openec 1 . Other hostesses assisting with the party were Mrs. R. B. Maxey, Mrs. Vades Richardson, Mrs. R. L. Boyd, Mrs. Amos burger. Mrs. J. B. Jordan and, Mrs. R. Paul Martin. also included a discussion on the four Dags, with coffee served during the event. Mrs. H. L. Shaw, treasurer, was acting secretary for Mrs. Hanson vho holds the post. AH members are asked to attend the Jan. 9 meeting which begins at 2 p.m. and is termed important by club officers. Add a few drops of food coloring to pear juice and boil minute. Then place pears one in liquid for ten minutes. 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