The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 25, 1960 · Page 3
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 3

Freeport, Texas
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Sunday, December 25, 1960
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Bmospor* and Brazona County, '.tesr.s, Him., December 25,1960 jMiss Heck Is Bride bf Ralph R. Miller fHB'BRA208PQBT PACTS Page 5 St. Mary: Slur of the Sea Cnfho- |jic Church in Krocporl Was the ng for the ceremony uniting |Jn marriage Miss Linda Lee Heck, R Jackson, nnd Ralph Utiy- pTrnoiul Miller Jr., Alvin, nt 2 p.m. ^Thursday. Parents of the couple are Mr. fwid Mrs. Thomas B. Heck and fa: and Mrs. Ilnlph R. Miller Sr. Tho Rev. Beck led UK |cpuplc in their double ring vows. : The brido wore a lavonJer suit primmed in matching velveteen. lllcr lavender hat, fashioned as a •flower wilh short veil, was mads [by her grandmother. Her nero^firio.s were blnck i'sui'de shoes, bag nnd gloves and fb while orchid corsage. . Tlio bride was atlenc'rd by Mis.5 ifewerly Levine of f.'lule, in a •ferny suit, and .Miss Julie Jncolj- |ion of Lake Jacteou, wearing a purple suil. They wore hats sinii- lar to the one worn by the hride, nnd their corsages were fashioned of baby orchids. The groom's father served as b?st man for the event. For her d a u g h ter's wedding Mrs. Heek chose a black suit and hat with nose-length veil. Her ac •ossorifs included black lizard shoes and bag, white gloves and a white carnation corsage. The ;;room's mother was attired in a gray suit and matching hat. Her accessories were black anci nhe also wore a white carnation corsage. After the ceremony the wedding party and guests had refreshments of cookies and punch at the Hrck home at 51 Pin Ctok Court. Chris tmns decorations wcr n . tired for the event. The bride and groom then lefl on a wedding trip. f W* ""'*. '"'' l ^| ..--^.^' • ' ;' ^ fii.-*f$ To our Mends and palrons— al! (be pleasures of a good, oM-fasMoiied Holiday! TELEVISION CENTER 30-B CIRCLE WAY LAKE JACKSON New Approach To Bridge » •».*>*. - v* AP NrwsVrntnrM | turning to pn£e 'L are se.oUIcxi and A new book on the market) sent back to "go." makes a game ol learning tliej Purpose of this unusual teach- 7,-ime of bridge. It was written j ing formula is to prevent skim>y Charles Goren for people whojrning from pnge to page without wear they can never learn to'understanding or malting pro- play, j gress. This pessimistic sort of pupil The book, "Elcm e n t s ol FOR A COLORFUL, FESTIVE table centerpiece for your Chrittmai Day dinner, try arranging gifts in foe-through plattic boxes or gaily topped wilh ribbon bows and sprigs oi holly. Surround this with simulated mow and flank with cande- labra holding Christmas tapers. Teamed with a pretty cloth and your best table appointments, the Christmas turkey is sure to take second place ir the compliments from family nnd guests. With an assist from science, Christmas decorations have been reduced to push-button simplicity, although the tradition of "decking the halls with boughs ol. holly" is much older than science itself. •cads page 1, then takes a quiz. ;f he replies that bridge is played with jokers in the Heck, he is advised to read page G. However, if ic answers "52 cards, no jokers," he progresses to page 1. Those Bridge, 1 was published by Tutuv- lext. Fresh mold of a little mint. flavor: Make a gelatin ;rap?fruit juice and add KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES & lumber Co. OYSTER CREEK DK. CY 1-2G61 LAKE JACKSON personal and business corrcspon- ! (ors and ol «'e air rifle or the dene-?. If I wanted Hie typewriter.; foot ball to our sons. I had to enter into a solemn vcr-i I£ thl 'y w:lke on Christmas bal agreement to tul'e over <a>ere-1 morning to think first of the doll tariaf duties for him. I dfdn'tl and u ' e air riflc . il doesn't mean he-itate they've lost the spirit of Christ- My parent:; also had a slipula-1 m ™. They know the religious si K - tion.'l could not use the machine inificance of the day, even if it is By MARIE BETH JONES ,Iasl year's standards, and to!year too. My grandfather had;.^ a toy j | Kld ^jj j must havcl in *" e background at tliat mom- "Qiristmus is so commcrciali-igroan about the extra avoirdu -; ma de a trunk for doll clothes — |a real typ?\vritc:-, and I had re- ient zed nowadays." we complain. "It ; pois come Jan, 1. Ju w ,-s made of apple boxes andiccivcd it. I could not. do any hunt-! They're recording the wonders isn't like it used to be. I justj Sometimes, when we haven't iccwicd with canvas. ting and pecking. I'd have 10 o£ Christmas as it appears to a don't have the Christmas spirit;time to visit, we chew and .gab; » W as a sturdy little trunk—in ' learn touch typing, and the tima ;cnil d' and onc da y they'll pass Writer's Attitude Changes Few Days Before Christmas were several strings attach e d | meaning in itself. That doesn't >vhich had no connection with gift ribbons. Granddad had taiite a bit of mean we're selfish, though. Wc'rn passing along tho wonder of that long dreamed-of doll to our daugh- £$' f ^*~ - j ' * ' i * ..ft,% £» 3a*. j. jf *V> .j* Ulis year." I'm one of the worst at making this kind of statement. For weeks beforehand, I go around worrying about what to give '.his relative or that one, fussing because haven't the tune or patience dc it with all the things that must be done. Christmas cards arc purchased with one eye to design and the via telephone. j later years it held But then, usually four or five; stories that people days before Christmas, things be- i and still later, the collection of jibing ?in to change. It's so subtle youj<,Veators and»-.for our-'Hi's! 'asked p friend in a rather s!iix:ked my prized;to start was righfnow. I iearncd.j'hose wonders along to their ownj laughed at. j "Don't you remember a n y - jchildren, pt what you n-ceived?" for Christmas, with our thanks to you for your patronage. Have a wonderful holiday season! Prom All Of Us At ULL FREEPOUT DONALD UANEX DALE JOINEB MBS. U. W. MERKILJj BE 3-413! DON'NIE MERRILL HEXKIT MEaEILL JK. B. R. "Ike" HENNEV liardly notice its approach. You wake one morning and discover that "White Christmas" sounds beautiful instead of sticky child. Another Christmas I tone, as I recalled that Christmas, highli g h t! I hadn't thought o! it that way, the yeaivt asked for a typa- i but she was risi'.t. I do remember writer. I was only 10, but I was'only what 1 received in those and overly sentimental. Thinking i definite about what I wanted. I j early Christmascs. I suppose : back, you realize the change has! would not have a toy. If we'gave my folks some little some- not been sudden. Your heart has couldn't man:ige the real McCoy, j thing, but it represented no sacri- other on the price tag. Somehowjnot been in those complaints you;just give me something else. i i'ice on my part, and except for I usually end up closing the sec- have been voicing the past few I was pretty well convinced i the thought, no particular plea that I'd get the something else,'sure to them. ond eye in the store and wondering when I gel home '.vhether didn't have both eyes shut when I picked out the cards. days. About this time, the man of the because all my hinting and snoop-! house catches me playing with ajhig had failed to reveal any clue ! Christmas toy or tooling with a I grumble as I buy Ihe stamps, candy house or struggling with begrudging Uncle Sam every penny of extra income he derives and vowing that next year I'm not going to send a single card— not one 1 , I really mean it. I exchange complaints with er^Hii.y uii-itued friends concerning the difficulties of buying a gift lor a third cousin you met once, 14 years ago, when she was a tricky package wrap'and says, 'You're worse than the kids." He's right. I get to Uiink i n s the center o! our living room. But on Christmas morning <t i presented a financial sacrifice, was there, sitting in the place of | But I knew it later, and it made honor atop the library table in j the memory more precious. about Christmas as I've always known it These memories are not the sort you'd think of—nothing as romantic as gazing into a flickering fire. I usually think about those early Christmases while I'm peeling potatoes o r three years of «gc. We nmkt) Ciu'itiUllaii cookies i kitchen floor, and fruit cake and candy, and) Think about that first Christ the women get together again to)mas of your memory. You know, chomp on these goodies, apolo gizc because they aren't up to Christmas comes, and renews the glorious Inspiration of that Holy Night long ago. To all, we wish a season rich in many blessings. !• :s TEXACO G2G W. 4th FREEPORT to a typewriter's purchase. But Ihcir gifts were like the key to paradise for me. I'm sure I I didn't Know then, that they r It was a gift from my Grand- Even after ! of us never we're grown, most ;et around to giving father — at least sort of. There our parents anything with real the year you got the special doll. for me it was a baby doll that wet its dinners. Tills wouldn't impress my children at all in these days of walking, talking, winking marvels, but just wetting its pants was quite an accom plisluncnt for a doll in my youth. There was a little green table! with two matching (-hairs that! GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOU A MEHKV CUUlSTltUS Russell's Cafe 215 S. A FllEEl'OUT To YOU and YOUR FAMILY . . . For A MEREY CHRISTMAS And A HAPPY NEW YEAR . ., 213 W. 2nd. AVE. FiiEEPORT GARRiTTS PHARMACIES IMC. AND !'S PHARMACY, IMC. C/t's good to greet our friends and neighbors at this happy holiday season. And it's good to know chat we have so many loyal friends and patrons. We value your good will, and cherish the privilege of serving you. Sincere thanks. BILL TOM SANDY CHARLIE JIM

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