The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on January 4, 1961 · Page 2
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 2

Freeport, Texas
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Wednesday, January 4, 1961
Page 2
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*»* BflAZOSPeftT FACTS WEDNESDAY, JAR. 4, 1981 Sweeny Area Facts Sy MATTIE LEE JORDAN Now that the holidays are ever, like most housewives, we are faced with the problem of getting our house back ill order. Many of the things that have bosn hurriedly put In the front bedroom closet, when unexpected guests arrived, need to go out in the garage. However, where the "things" should be stored is a controversial subject in our house. The Man of the House thinks many of the things that we Save from one holiday season to another should find a permanent home in the city dump. But, w* seem to always come up with « good reason — a logical one to Us — «s to why we may need some of the things Inter.and tha general re-shuffling begins. Then, too, we are a sentimentalist. We become so attached to our possessions, that long after they haws served a use- iui-purpose, like good friends, we are just reluctant to part with them. Our Christmas tree has lost its green luster, the brown needles need to be swept from the carpet each morning, but we are sad when we think about parting with it, and so, each day we think of another excuse for not taking It down. But we are running out of ex- cue«, and our family's patience is wearing thin — the Christmas tree must go, and In a day or so we will become accustomed to the bare corner of the room where it has stood. But we can't tak* it down today, (another good excuse) for wt have our column to write. The Jack Shorts' fiome Is rather lonesome these days since her parents, Mr, and Mrs. L. L. Hale, have returned to their home in Buffalo, Okla., .following a holiday visit here. The Jim Gordons and daughter, Mattie Sue, have just returned from Oklahoma where •they visited their parents during the Christmas holidays. • Guests in the V. E. O'Donnell •home have been her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Angel Larlve, and her sister and family, Mr. and ^Mrs. Gus LsToffe, all of Crow- Jey, La, Mrs. Beverly of Shephard '. was a holiday guesi in the home of her son and family, Mr. and Mrs, Harry Beverly. Arden Henderson, son of Mr, and Mrs. flobert Henderson, celebrated his fifth birthday, Saturday, with a luncheon party hosted by his parents. Ninetaen guests, and Ardent t two; younger sisters, attended ; the party. Highlighting thej events was the breaking of a snowman pinata. '.• : Following the games, the honoree and guests were served a luncheon that was topped off Zwith birthday cake and ice 'cream. The cake was decorated with a cowboy theme, and so •pretty that the honoree was reluctant to seer it cut, even though, cake and ice cream are among his favorite foods. * Mary Sue and Dudley Ksionda shared their holiday visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Orr and Mr. and MM. A. G. Kslonda. They returned Monday to College Station where he will continue his', studies at A&M College. | The Ben Woodatls had as house guests during the holidays their daughter and son-ln- Jaw, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Autrey and Mari of Houston and her sister and father, Alma and John Gerjes of San Antonio. The Pete Fishers' children were unable to be home for the holidays—but the family visited with Wilda, who lives in Richland, Wash., and Robert who is stationed in Florida via telephone Christmas day. Mrs. Fisher said the telephone calls were a most thoughtful gift from her husband, but that she is seriously thinking of papering one end of her room with 1960 long-distance telephone bills, when she ! redecorates her home In the near future. And, that she has made no resolutions what-so-ever about long distance telephone calli for the New Vear.' Mr. and Mrs. Carl Daly spent Christmas in Houston with their *on and daughter-m-law. Mr. and Mrs. C. O Daly. They were joined ther» by the Ralph Dalys of Lake Jackson. Carl and Lottie then went on to Lake Charles, La., where they joined members o! her family, coming trom Dallas, Baton Rouge and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for a family reunion in the home of her brother, Lynn Owens. The Doolen family were jointly entertained in the homos of the Dick and Fred Doolens, and the E. C. Maddens during the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Beaird of Laredo were guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hollows/. They also visited his •araats in OVER 500 NEW TO CHOOSE FROM * I DOORS OPEN THURSDAY 9:30 A.M. SHOP EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION - penney's brings you new season fashions flatterin every way! SENSATIONAL DRESS VALUES, STYLED IN DALLAS, AND PRICED TO PLEASE YOUR BUDGET... From Penney's ... come headliners for Spring... designed to set the pace for the exciting season ahead! Flattering shirtwaist styles in an array of stripes, solids and prints ... all abounding in Spring's newest shades! All so easy to wear... with just a tiny bit of care! For Spring's smartest fashions ... SHOP PENNE5FS ... you'll live better, you'll savel BUY NOW... CHOOSE EITHER, EASY LAYAWAY: small down payment holds your selection! OR JUST SAY CHARGE ITI *BMR|>

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