The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 5
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• Varner-Hogg Plantation has year of construction WEST COLUMBIA - This fiscal year at Varner-MoRg State Park has boon,a year of major construction with the building of the new i-'arm-to- Mftrket Koad 2852 from Highway 35 at 13th Street to the park entrance, if 1 tn conjunc tlowwlth this work, Park Horn) SI was built through the park with a loop through the picnic area to Improve the picnic facilities across Varner Creek. Since the old wooden bridge spanning Varner Creek WHS In need of extensive repairs, It was decided that a new bridge over the creek would better 0 serve the public Interest. Work on the demolition of the old bridge was begun on Nov. 1C, 19G7, und the new bridge was opened to traffic March 22, 1000. It Is a one-way concrete bridge, with a pedestrian v/alk- wny on the east side as a safety factor. To complete the park road, plans called for the erection of an Impressive pair of antique wrought Iron Kates at the park entrance. Tin-si' gates are In the process of being restored and should be In place before the end of August of this year. The unusually heavy rainfall this year delayed the construction considerably and affected park operations In like manner. It has rained over '17 inches since .Ian. 1, but despite this, the overall visi- By HKSSlh Attending the let-Capadesat llouslon Colllseum were Mr. and Mrs. Don Mclntyre and family, Mrs. Vonda Wollam, Mr. and Mrs. Kay Kulhanek, all of Uanljury; and Clifford llacak of Alvln. Kn route to lloii.ston the group slopped In Galena Park to visit Mr. and Mrs. Itaymond Clark. t Mrs. J. U .Starr, her two daughters and two sons left Krluay by plane to join their husband and father,.!. U. .Starr In Tehran, Iran. .Starr has been In Iran for about two months, where he IS employed b> .South • western Drllllm: Co. as a Port Captain for compan;. bouts In the Persian Gulf. The> plan *• to establish residence there for at least two >ears. En route to Iran, the Mans plamu.'d to stop In Canada and Holland. The chlldrt'ii will enroll In school there. The> will also keep in u«uch with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. '.v. A. .Starr, hen-. Mrs. Normu Swedlund host • (>d a bridge club party at her home Tuesday evenlni:. Play- Ing at two tables were I.orene McMillan. I. lixda Schaeffer, Ites-de Palterson. Kalh;. .Stephens. Dorothy Brewer, Barbara Peltier, Mrs. Swedlund aixl Vlck> Swedlund. Prlir.p winner for top score 9 was Mrs, .Schaeffer. and .luce trick wus left with Mrs. McMillan. Mr. and Mrs. Klonan.sie- Kel were WevkeiKl quests of their son, Mr. and Mrs. F. K Sli«K«'I Jr., and daughters. Me- llnda and Cjnthla of Mcsnuite. Ilie families enjoyed u trip to Mineral '.Veils on Sunda;. i" V visit Mr. an I Mrs. Se/.erlne Sleilel and famll>. Pfr, .Iotinn> Thompson. I'.S. Army, returned Tuesday to Oakland, Calif., toawait overseas assignment to Vietnam. Thompson spent a 30-da; leave visltlm: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Thompson, relatives and friends in Dan- tmry. *t He completed basic traln- IIIE In Kl Paso, and Air-Borne PanAm officer named Kichard S. Tremaliu.', exploration manager lor Pan American Petroluum Corp., has been elected vice president of Exploration eifeclive Oct. 1 according to an an£ nouncement by I-'. Kaixlolph Yost, Pan American president. In his new capacity, Tre- malne will be in charge of Pan American's exploratory activities throughout North America. tation to the park this fiscal year will still exceed 40.000 visitors. Visitors to the Plantation House Museum came from •10 states other than Texas; they registered from in foreign countries such as Hungary, Japan, Spain, England. Klhlo- pla, Dra7.ll, Trance, Canada, Argentina, Germany, Puerto IJIco, Sweden, Australia. Surinam, and Panama. Reservations for school groups to lour the museum were made for many students from schools In neighboring and distant cities over the state. Among these were youngsters from Pearland Elementary, Pearland; A. I 1 . Duetel Elementary, Lake Jackson; Calallen Junior High School In Corpus Christ!; Tldehavvn High School: Jane Long Elementary In Richmond; Dulles Junior High, Stafford; Jane Long I-Jleinentary. Freejxirl; Stewart Elementary, Kemah; Our Lady ol Katlma School, Texas ntv; the Joint •I-II rlnb froiti Port Lavaca, and the Glh grade .students Iron) Van Vlock School. In addition to these, there wore three groups fro;n the Spring Branch Independent School District who toured the museum in June as part of their Summer Enrichment Program. These st ud -,>nt s spend about six weeks each summer louring various historical points ol interest over the State of Texas. Many garden clubs make a pilgrimage to the park each year tor a tour of the museum as v.oll as the ('.rounds. Among those visiting the park this year were members of the Chapul Bell and Purple Sage Garden Clubs in Houston, and the Pin Oak Garden Club of Bellalre, Buildings and grounds maintenance Is a task which Is end less in a park of this nature. Much of the work Is carried out on a routine basis and certain phases of It are on a seasonal basis. Most of the pruning of the trees and crape myrtles is done during the dormant season or when the need arises. Flower beds, blooming shrubs, crape myrtle hedges, lawns and the 30 magnolia trees In the grounds are fertilized periodically during the early spring and summer, Spraying to control pests and weeds Is done very carefully. Trees, such as pear and pecan, have been replanted In the grounds to supplement those already planted or to replace some that have died. In addition to several minor repairs made to the Plantation House, a new floor was laid in the dining room In March. Additional window units have been added to the museum to control moisture and protect the furnishings which were deeded to the State by Miss Ima Hogg last year. Extensive repairs have been made to the Interior of th« Park Attendant's residence across the creek* Ntofe re* pairs and interior decorating of the museum are planned as budgeted funds become available. Varner-Hogg State Park has not been overlooked In the plans for park Improvements over the state In the years ahead, and it Is Inevitable that park attendance will Increase in all the state parks as additional facll Hies are made available to the motoring public. Infantry Tralnim; In I '. 'ior- don, (ia. Mrs. Alton Peltier i-, a patient at Comnainit. Hospital where she had -.urr.ei:. Thur.sda> iiiornlin:. Mr-i. Effie .lue to repoit for sul'cer, Sept. 30 in Mataivr- da C'liinly Hospital 11. !ui, ',.ll>. Thru- ,:ran irl.i! lr.-:: of Mr. and Mr:,. J. i:. tail of Dai.- bur;, are plan:.in; a 11 .p to Las '.ei as. :•'•'... '" Is -e ••»!. their ii...ther, Mr.-., 'o Anne Stan. Saturda;. .:ue.si.-, • .' .'•' i. and Mrs. \',. i.. peltlci 'i. 'an and Grer. *'ere he! p-aT'-nts. Mr. and Mr.-,. \V. .1. Moiv.an nl Kal;.: also l.i-r :»•.: :. Mr.s. Charles Bun.e;. a:, i !!:l • •<• teen-;u;e 'laughter,. 11..- ,:irl-. enjoyed a ver- iellcMful at- lerno-.n ;»inl:ii: '•'•. i:. Pi-Hier Sr. "ii an "iitlri;- a!:-! fishlte. trip. TKi.l, SHADED PICNIC TABLES provide a pleasant spot -Alien; one can leave the cares • : the -A or Id behind. This quiet site r ;.ay I*. 1 found In the new picnic area at Varner-Ho>:e 1'lantation. This nev. p'.cnic .Tumid urea is located behind the I'i.iiiia!; ;i Mans: oil, just .:'.ross the brid;;-. THIS NEW ROAD leads to the Varner- Hogg Plantation in West Columbia. It is I'M 2852 and it goes from Highway 35 at 13th Street to the park entrance. There you turn onto park road 31 for a loop through the Plantation and picnic areas. THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS !• KF.El'i -I'.T, TKXA: Moscow subway includes art show MO.sC"'.'. Ai j ~ M.-.CI/.-.'- ClofttlillM! sul»*.r. If II"' '•••'•' tanralii in to-*-n. For five 'I...pe.-ks. :il..'il .i nirV.t-1, the i- -.-.-.lan •• r>..•:' ,'ets a .'a-.!. '!'•.:' : . '• '• •*...rV. --'A HI. an art sin 1 ., .u : ii review of S...-. let hist-.r . ti.r.-'.-.:. in. !•;•,er . -.'•'' ec..;. i-. a trai:. •Ahr/./C 1 . I!'.'" a :.tatl-.n !. .'"rate-1 -AIII-. !.ii.' .. ''tsai. !elii-r-.. murals lf|-i.-tn., ,'l"ri.-s of the recei.t pas:, a:.! in * " e places police : tile 'A-• I >. Must of !!,.• "uti-!er. r..-i:. .' palaces." as the Husstaro cal. them, -late [j-"in I..3T.. buttl.e. still i listen llV.ene'A, thaii'i •- '•" the liar.l-v.-orV.lni 1 . -AOIM-I. v,:. mop, wipe, >Aeep a:.-I .sl-.u.. then, la and i<l, l.t. The bliXfht thrill :--r !ir-.t time visitors Is (hi- I.I. I.--I'..<. : escalator thai takes p.issen- Bers into the l«i-.. els o! the earth to the Main platlor: -. The .silbw.i . till e- are (!.<• deepf.1 II. Ha -A..rl i •') -'ll 1 exact lepll. i-. a '-..ilit.ji, SeClel. I I|H' fMliCtloli Hie 1 - Sl'l'.e i durli.|- World " ai 1 II -A.is as a Ixjmb shelter. Lvei. '..si-ph -. .Stalin to->'r his eiierul Masf down Into the H> eloru»t.'. a:. ! Kirov.sV. 1 . stations n. l-.i-ll. It was the safest pla.'e in town iluriia: Na.'i an iai:i. St n-et-le-. el MOS.-..-A v. .1 .-. badl. .lamai'f-l i-m the ~.i! - w.i 1 . tubes liar.ll . felt I!.' 1 a 1 WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd IN OBSERVANCE OF A RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY ROSH HASHONAH-JEWISH NEW YEAR TUESDAY SPECIALS BOXES of BARGAINS $loo_ $000_ $000 Includes Blouses, Shirts, Sweaters, Tights. Skirts. Some Jeans, Pants, Infants Wear, purses, lite. utcV-s. A.i Moscu., , r-.i-A-s, ne'.v lli.es. are lunneltHl to the fur reaches .; the < r... At pr.--.eu "0 v i'..- < are i:. |,,:ra!i- n. ; ' . • !.:,•! e:; ,;..-er, Arl.a !• i'.U-n.in. S.LS T,2i>. trains earn- !.- iMllion pa>--eni-ers a 'ia . »n a.erare. Tl.i a:.:, .'.n.'-e ! ,--.ai "f li.f .,-.;b-..i;. 'Miil-lers Is I" ::.aV-e it p,.-.s|l le f..r aiv. ......rV.«-r to ,-et fro:;, ho::.-- to fai.-ior. in If. i ,i::Mtr-,. i A-]' r e :r. le r N 1V; 1 I a S. Khrushchev 'A-'S the prime -..over 1 ehiixl construction of the sub 1 .. ..y in the l'j:iOs. As a '.0111.i. MOSCO'A Con.. .u:.ist part 1 , official he ha|-a:. : ue.i wurV-'-rs to forte al.i-a I faster and I. non- the .'...nii.'r of t:.e haurdous pro;- .-•t. To inspire then.. Kl.rush- ,-he . .-.pent -..ai. hours in the ..,;: i ! , half -:1" • !'• i tuni.els. :..-. i. ! pnl'lirati-.n.i f r o m th..-e .ia •• -iisclose that '-:us- ,.i ; ..l!,--. (,,l|'..-Ae.| tile >ill' 1 Aa> .-o:;-.in:.:!!..:, with .special in- tfi."t becaUM- »>! t!u> a:.i:ient 1. , ei,: (I..u an -.iiidf r. r. un i cit> e:-.lste.l beneath Mos.-oW. !:. the aln.o.sphert- "f n/.s- l.cls 1 :. :n..i .s;ii-er.s!tl..|. in IMh m.: l.-tl.-c.-nt:ir:. M--SC..-A, ru- !•..!•-. -.prea-i that a Ku.i-doin ..f : .....r:^ w as thrivii'.i ini'ler the n.ei 1 .. als" was the stronr. '...•li>-: :'..'.t I a I' u I o u s Inine-.i tf. a -'.i 1 .- l.l> there, as well a- in.iaortal. seclu led men a: i at leif-t "i.,. .ileepni.' prin- ': !.'• r.." I e r n-da> sub-A-a> :i i.f ^ :'oun I no i-vrli'iice of the ilv. .if is. V.ilibdom. 110 treasure, and ii.. other lurnali li!e. SPECIALS GOOD MOM., TUES., & WED. SEPT. 23, 24 & 25 Tuesday Is Double Big Bonus Stamp Day With $2.50 Purchase! We Reserve The Right To MICKY y Mome Owned Home Operated Super Market! 1 "''" " Bama 29 Oz. Jar APPLE BUTTER 29 Top Kick Rath's Blackhawk Breakfast LINKS BOZ.PK, 35. Aunt Jemima 24 Oz. Pkg. GRITS 19 C Campbell's TOMATO SOUP VA FACTS (.K.l'rri.'irs Si 'Tl-:: Veterans and their fumllie.- are asklnf th. .,i.-.!Ui.!s of nui-stioiis con- cvnini!', the lH?liefits theirCUu - L'l'n::.! in iirovides for them throtii'li the Vt'torans Adinin- i.stration. Below are some representative nuories. Additional inl'oi-ii.ation in a > Iv obtanii-J at air. \'A office.) v>' -- Ma> 1 borrow on m> G.I. Insurance to Iu-lppa> col- [••••<.' expenses for In.. Soil or !.... hi.'I-'. 1 A -- if >on ha.e a per- inaneiii plan C..1. Insurance polii-\, you ma> borrow iip to '.'-I per cent of the cash value of the policy. The interest charge is four per cent. F i reside Saltine CRACKERS

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