The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 23, 1959 · Page 3
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 3

Freeport, Texas
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Wednesday, September 23, 1959
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Brasosport and Bmorla Oounty.^exas, Wed., Sept. 28, J98t Barrow Portrait Presented School THE BltAKOfttORT FACTS •„"•'* Mrs. Fumeis Catcher, outgoing president of the Brazorla Parent Teacher Association presented Glen Mdrris, new principal of the Bra^orW Elementary School, with a portrait of M. 8. Barrow at the first meeting of the new school year recently. The portrait, completion of a project undertaken by the PTA during Mrs. Gotcher's term as president, ,was presented In honor of the 25 years Barrow had served as superintendent of the Brazorla Independent Schools, It was painted by Lee Stewart of Bay City. Before the presentation was made, Mrs. Gotcher traced Barrow's service record back to 1934, when lie and tils family first came to Brazorla. At that time there were 80 students in the eight grade school system', and 20 high school transfer students to the West Columbia School. Brazorla had A teaching staff of three teachers, nnd students were boused in thestill existing brick building in four classrooms. "Mr. Barrow has been friend, father, councilor and loved one to many of us that have gone to school under him", Mrs. Gotcher said. Barrow, who assumed his new duties as' assistant superintendent of the West Columbla- Brazoria Consolidated Independent School District this fall, expressed his gratitude for the token, and spoke briefly concerning Ws term of servitude* which he said was an enjoyable one. During the business session* Mrs. Genelle Treesh presented three recommendations from the executivecoiimilttce. These Included adoption of the!969-60 budget; a recommendation that all meetings of the association be held at night during the coming year, and an amendment to the by-laws which would make five percent of the total membership constitute a quo* rum. the first two recommenda* 'Handicapped 1 DM eb. <OTI>UH»ndl- ecpptd children may need differ•it amounts of toad than other youngsters of, to* same gge, ««T» Helen Becker, health educator at tb. University of Nebraska. «the disability entails the. use of • he»vy brace, he may need «ttra food. If the child la deprived of physical activity, he Bar require lea food. The child's doctor or clinic should bt'oon- tulted about the youngster 1 ! dietary needs. Miss Beeke/ said. tlotis passed, and the latter will be voted on at the next meeting. ' Standing committee reports were 'heard, and Mrs. Helen Blsliop announced that 70 persons ludregtstereilattliemeet- ing tliat night. Mrs. Dorothy Smith, chairman of the Brazoria City Beautiful campaign, asked if tbeassocia- tlon would stencU and print several hundred "clean-up" schedules, .which will be distributed during the first part of November. Morris offered to have die schedules printed on school equipment for the clean-up drive. Morris was in charge of the program, which consisted of a unique method of teachers introducing themselves to the membership. J. C. Rogers, Jr., superintendent, spoke briefly, commenting that he hoped to see the hew school system become "the finest school for the best group of children In the world". Mrs. C.R.Benkula, new president of the association, invited the membership to Inspect the facilities of the new cafeteria, where refreshments were served after adjournment. PTA OFFICERS, LEFT, HELEN WHITTEN, TREASURER Benkula, Tneih, Secretary, Dorothy Motile, Vie* Prnldtnt Clute PTA Executive Committee Selects Chairmen At Meetings Selecting chairmen and study- ng ways and means were the wo main items of business on ,he agenda for the recent meet- ngs of the Clute Elementary- Funior High Parent Teacher Association executive commlt- e. The meetings were held in .he home of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Huntsman and In the school cafeteria. Officers and chairmen Include Mrs. J. L. Lcnnon, president; Mrs. Norfiia Btadbcrry, vice president; Mrs. Ann Hargrove, secretary; Mrs. Doris Kramlg, treasurer; V. A. Richardson, parliamentarian; Mrs. Huntsman, program chairman; Huntsman, budget and finance; Mrs. Reta Pursley, hospitality; Mrs. Flora Grain, junior high representative; and Mrs. Betty Fitzgerald, publicity. Last year's PTA dues were used to buy books for the junior high library, $50; elementary library, $50; and $50 was donated to the science labora- tory for books for-advancet science study. •'"•:' The membership drive wi continue through Oct. 9. Garlic Flavor NEW YORK (OHO — For a mild garlic flavor, prepare 2 me dlum-alzed summer squash or zucchini this way. Wash Vegeta tales' and trim ends; Slice into Vt Inch rings. Cook, covered,.In small amount.of salted water about IS to 20 minutes, or until tender. Drain. Add salt and'pep per to .taste. Add 2 tablespoons o butter and 1 peeled garllo clove Cover and let stand until .butter melts. Remove the garlic, stir t coat squash with butter. Serves 4 Pfckte Provides ' CHICAGO (TJPI)—An average size din pickle provides half the normal dally salt requirements of 10 grams, reports a. 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