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THE BRAZOS PORT FAC 1 "* WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, i959_ Brazoria Notes • By DOROTHT SMITH j Wade H. Buchanan, Sr. cde- | fcrated Ms 80th birthday Satur- ; day. Twenty-five relatives and friends joined in the cele- ; bration, held'at the home of i Mr. and Mrs. ModeUBuchanan. Main course of the evening meal was chicken pie, a favorite of Buchanan's. Small Tommy Thomas is wearing a' "harness" these days, protecting a broken collar bone which theroughandtumble gentleman incurred during a game of front yard football with a schoolmate. Actually, Wanda said the bone is fractured, but it is broken so far as she is concerned, since Tommy must wear his strange apparel for the next four or five weeks. Kenny Hendricks, son of the Jim Hendricks', is convalescing at home followingsurgeryatthe Texas Children's Hospital in Houston recently. His condition Is consideredtobesatisfactory. Weekend guests of the Ben Vollbaums this week were the R. C.McCullers of Gulf Gate. Mrs. McCuller is Coal's sister. . Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Liles spent the weekend in Little River recently at the home of her parents, the E. G. Shivers. Mr. and Mrs. Shivers returned to Brazoria with the Liles and Will remain for several days. The Jack Easons are enjoying breaking in a new car these days. Jack has almost com- ', pleted the new bedroom he has been building onto the house for his mother-in-law, Mrs. : Lavendusky. Brazoria's newprindpal. Glen 1 Morris, brought up a discussion j at a recent PTA meeting on the' traffic congestion in front of the Fire Barn each morning and evening as .parents bring their first and 'second graders to school. .. . ft was generally agreed that driving down the dead end street west of the primary building posed a hazard both to the children and to the fire department in case of a fire. Mothers take note. . . .it was decided that small frycanbedischarged and picked up much more conveniently on theothersideof the schoolyard, by the gym, and without having such a traffic hazard. Parents are asked to cooperate in this effort to discontinue traffic down the dead end streed in front of the Fire Barn. While on the subject of the fire department, Chief Ben Voll- baum announces that National Fire Prevention Week is from Oct. 4 through Oct. 10. During this week the fire department will hold a visual aid class for youngsters, and one for adults, date of which will be announced later. This particular week should be. a busy .one for Brazorians too.. . .as special projects committee chairman, Frank Travis, Jr, of the clean-up organization is preparing a seven day clean-up schedule which will be distributed to all of us during that week. Watch for it, and plan to cooperate so Brazoria might win national recognition in the clean-up program. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Payton and family of Clute will soon become brand new Brazorians. They will eventually reside at 526 E. Alabama, .where the writer now lives. Low tax rates and "suburban living" were the selling cards! But really, who would want to live anywhere other than Brazoria? A lot of our local cowboys and cowgals are making with the saddle polish and gentling the pony for the up-coming Brazoria County Trail Ride. Tickets for the ride are being sold by Mrs. J. J. Spillers and Reif fen Ward. It was estimated last year that more Brazorians were in the trek than any other city... .let's keep that record! WEST COLUMBIA NEWS By EDITH ETHRIDGE It seems summer has started all over again. Those few cool day we had sure were nice. Sam Atkinson has returned to his home in, Old Ocean, after an extended visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Atkinson, in Oklahoma City. Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Mitchell are moving back to their old home in Wild Pea^h Community in the nea£futur& ' Paughter Hazel and Hubby Louis have just had a little bouse- move in on their lot and they are as busy as two bees in a hive. Walter Pollard has been released from the bospitaland is home doing fine. Joyce Oglesby is still in bed and has to: remain there for. some time yet. Mrs. Bobbie Bertram underwent surgery in Angleton Hospital last week. At mis writing we haven't had a report on her condition. Little Vickie Sorrells" is off the critical list now and doing fine. However, she will remain in the hospital for some additional tests in regards to muscles and, such whfle she'is there. Camera Club Meets A 16 mm movie made b; A&M College on agriculturi and the ROTC and a slide show by K. S. Hood were highlights of the recent meeting of the Brazosport Camera Club. Hood showed the group slide oe had —'—It! on his vacation. J. E. French, president, pre- ilded at the meeting that wa held in Brazoroort Savings am Lean Association. • The First Baptist Church will have their Promotion Day Sunday and all members are urged to attend. Laveta Christian andAnnaLou Smith, of Sweeny, left Sunday for Hmtsville, where they wfll attend Sam Houston State Teachers College, The W.M.U. of the First Baptist Church reports their used clothing drive is lagging, so please remember that a/box is in the foyer at all times, or, else you can drop them u the church office. Troop 8 of the Girl Scouts jave a going away part'at the Scout Hut for Paula and Kathleen Bell. The Hmot Bell family moved to Beaumont, where he has accepted a position. Those attending the party were Diana Avant, ConnieHood, Betty Sue Mercer, May Gable, Charlene Fretwtll. Jo Ann Williams and Kathy Sweeny they played games, and punch and cookies were served for refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sweeny, of Houston, visited his parents, Mr. andMrs. E.T. Sweeny, over the weekend. They attended the football game to see Charles's brother, Roscoe, who is on the Roughneck team. Mrs. Ruth Hart, Beta Daly of Damon, and Myrtle Wait of West Columbia went to Houston last Saturday for the Ice Escapades. Myrtle said U was really a beautiful show. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Autry and daughter, Sherril>ynn, of Houston, visited Larry's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Autry; over the weekend. Community Calendar WEDNESDAY. SECT. 23 5:15 a-m.—Lake Jactson Optimists, J & J Cafe, Clute 12:15 pjn.—Freeport Kiwanis, Dow Hotel 7:30 p.m.—Freeport Planning Commission, Freeport City Hall 8:00 pjn.> — FOE, Surfside Road 8:00 pjn.-~Freepprt Alcoholics Anonymous, American Legion Hut 8:00 pjn.—Lake Jackson Jay- cce-ettes, Club House THUBSDAX, SEPT. Z4 American Chemical Society, Hraaosport Section, Dinner at 6:30, program following, Brazosport Senior High School Activity Room 7;00 P4U. - Toastmaster'a , Club, Port Cafe 7:30 pja.—K of p Lodge No. 475, K'Of P Hall, Freeport 7;30 pjn.—Ray Raney Post Aw. 4JO, Olute 7:30 pjn^Knigbts of Colum, bus, CouncU Hal), Freeport 7:30 pjn.—R'eeport American Legion, H*fpc Hall 8:00 pjo,—Freeport Reoekahs FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER ZC 12:15 pjn.—Brazosport Rotary Club, Port Cafe 8:00 pjn.—Angleton Alcoholics Anonymous, Call TI- 8-6269 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2S 7:30 p.m.— Jaycees, Lake Jacksoa Clubhouse T.30 pjn.— VFW Aur. 3678, Clute 8:00 pjn.— Fteepdrt Oddfel- lows Lodge No. 951, IOOF Building 8:00 pjn.— Velasco Eastern Star, Freeport 8:00 p,m — Alcoholics A&o&y* mous, Call CY 7-2940 WEDNESDAY, SEPT. M 5:45 a A/—Lake Jackson Optimists, i It 3 Cafe, Clute 12:15 pjn.—Freeport Klwanls. 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