The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on October 8, 1959 · Page 1
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Freeport, Texas
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Thursday, October 8, 1959
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FWWI* snow •S o tl<U Schedule 3 IN I *od»y: High W:40 p.m. tow, 1:61 pm. £ triday: High 11:44 p.m/Low- 3;08 p.m. RAZOSPORT FACTS Weather Cast Clear to partly cloudy through Friday, cooler tonight and Friday, moderate southerly winds, shifting to moderate fresh northly late today. Low ' jtonight'63, high Friday 80. Auction Is Tonight Two Brazoria County girls were In the spotlight as ,the second day of the county's 17th annual fair rolled around. . Wednesday afternoon a Sweeny girl's steer was declared tops In the Fat Steer judging. Than, Wednesday night, and 'Angleton girl was crowned queen of the fair. The coronation cere- ; monies found the crown be- 'ing placed on the pretty head of Miss Jackie Marshall, daughter of Sheriff . and Mrs. Jack Marshall. ;• A Sweeny 4-H Club girl showed the 1959 Brazoria County Fair's Grand Champion Fat Steer. She is Florence Johnson •13, who showed a 641 pound .'Hereford steer. Sid Buller of Alvln was breeder of the champion steer. \ Reserve Champion Fat Steer was shown by Charles Wallace of Brazoria, an FFA boy, whose Fair Schedule THURSDAY . , 1 ?' m i IT Judging of Range Cattt« 4 to 8:30 p.m.-- School Band Concerts ' Lonnie fifth. : 1 1 An io«uwt verdiot of suicide kM been handed down in the death ot Henry Clark Hobarts, .*}!, of Angleton. : Justice of the Peace Robert .F- Potts of Angleton conducted the inquest. . Roberts' body was found In I (he front seat of his newly- purchased 1952 DeSoto at about 9 a.m. Wednesday. The 'car was parked on the Blue Lake Road near the Mederlnghaus property la the vldnity of Bailey's Prairie. A^lug had entered, Roberts' throat and traveled completely through his bead, lodging in the, f«bri« of the car's top. He | Wit found by Thurman W. Bennett, who lives iatthe area; Roberts was clutching an Army-type Colt .45 double-action revolver. He was the owner of- the Port Meat Market in Angleton and of the former Port Meat Market of Freeport. Apparently the last person 'to see him alive was, his brother, Paul, who spoke to him at about 8 a.m. Tuesday. ! . Time of death was placed a about 3 p.m. Tuedsay, Funeral services were nel< at Angleton Funeral Homi ... chapel at 10 a.m. today, and K ; the body will be shipped to St. Paul, Ind., for services and burial there. > Survivors- include three daughters, Mrs, Linda Der- bohne, Freeport, Mrs. Joan Hostler of Elkhart, Ind., Mrs. Deann Norton of California; three sons, M. E. Roberts, oi Freeport, Ronald Roberts ot Indiana, and Harold Roberts of Angleton; and several'grand children. Burglary, Prowler On Report * A burglary and a prowler of her home. She ««•%»„, •* A burglary and a prowler *w« reported to Freepbri nolle* W«dnesday morning Roth occurred Tuesday night :?"Mr«, V«lm» Hayes of 1330 Velt Eighth told police that Jjer- purs* containing *2 and .Variau* papers bad been from a desk in the front PR. TERRELL W. OGG, now Crockett school superintendent and termer holder of that post for BP schools, elected recently ' to head the Houston County . Schoolmasters Club ... • . EBWIN FRANKE JR., at. tending a recent Kappa Psi Pro. fesslonal Pharmaceutical Fra- f ternity meeting in Austin ... *• j MRS, NAUL SANDELof U, Hereford steer was bred George Stantoh of Alvin. Champion Crossbred Steer .vas shown by Jimmy Kern, Danbury FFA boy, and Reserve Champion by Edwin Vrazel of .'Janbury, also an FFA boy. Other winners in the Junior at Steer Contest, Hereford Division, which awarded first to Florence and second to Charles, included: Martha Bul- !er of Alvin, third; Judy Mc- jpadden of Brazoria, fourth; md Rodney Kuchar of Dan- jury, fifth. Crossbred winners, in addi- ,ion to Jimmy and Edwin, who <noa first and second, respec- avely, were Melvin Wallace of drazoria, third; Billy Gupton of,West Columbia, fourth; and '—'- Lostak of Danbury, In the class for crossbred steers, one-half or, more Brahman, Molly Lostak of Danbury showed the first place'winner and Bonnie Bobertspfl.'i«f Alvin the second place>nmfal.' '•;', Dairy ShoW |k In the 4-H and FFA.Junior; Dairy Show, Ronald Andrewsj of Angleton showed both the Champion and the Reserve Champion of the Jersey Division. In the classification t for all other breeds of dairy cattle Teddy .Meuth of Brazoria showed a Holstein which was named grand champion; and Jimmy Huston of Angleton showed a Holstein which was named reserve champion. Blue ribbon winners in the Junior Dairy Show included Andrews, Michael Glassford of Liverpool, Wesley Sims of Damon, Huston and Meuth. Tractor Drive A first for this year's fair was the Tractor Driving Con- 7:30 pjn. ._ Special Awards at Cattle Arena ° D.m. —^Junior Livestock Auction Sale 8 p.m. — Vegetable Drawing 8:30 p.m. — Bop Dance • FRIDAY 2 p.m. — Judging of Commercial Exhibits ?r«~ n f n 8 ^ er £ ormance ot Rodeo w 1 * Prelimina- ™«?V°? e £ Q U <*" Contest, Calf Scramble/and x „£ k « pa ? s « ambl e - Rodeo Arena ' 8 p.m. — Finals of Cutting Horse Contest a p.m. — Square Dance in Auditorium SATURDAY 9 a£ ~ -Second Rodeo Performance - of 8 p.m. — Vegetable Drawing 10 p.m. — Exhibits Released «w>f ufwiAov* tV4 M^ UIC ngriCUl* ture Committee of the Alvln Chamber of Commerce. Joe Vrazel of Danbury was first place winner in that contest; Ed Vrazel of Danbury was second; and Peter Peltier of Danbury placed third. All three winners were presented trophies with a miniature trantor mounted on top of each. .. Seventeen entries from the 4-H Clubs and FFA drove two courses in the contest, with penalties assessed for changing directions to better positions, too fast idling speed, using brakes, to better positions, touching lines or markers, roughing clutch, killing motor etc. Each contestant was timed in seconds, with the total time added to penalties, and the contestant with the lowest number oi points was named winner. Woodward, Sweeny, towels; Mrs. Ira Roberson, Clute, Doi He; Mrs. Earl Cameron, Brazo ria, socks; Mrs. T, T. Schwarz Angleton, crocheted baby set Mrs. T. F;.Swan of Angleton crocheted stole; Mrs. Ruby Andrews of Angleton, pillow tor Crafts . Junior Crafts winners we; La Vemc Lawhorne, Alvin U outstanding exhibit, a shell pie- ture; with- first places going u Buriin Wiliford of Lake Jack son, a string ball; Newt Spille- of Jones Creek, a decorattt Easter Egg, Wall Plaques art a Foot Stool. The outstanding exhibit h the Adult Crafts show was er. tered by Neil Caldwett of Alvin, and was a pair of sculptured heads. First place winners in tha , numerous first placet inYclaa sificatipn winners, with ">oii outstanding exhibit in each c .the three divisions. * '/. Needlework MrvAlbert Hudijik qf } Angle- thef outstanding imt, ^a bauj ton' showed needlework ., - u = u , dress. •'First place* winners in that division include: Mrs. Ear Cameron, Brazoria, 'iafghan, Mrs.' Buth Harjgis, Anglelon quilt; .Mrs. J. B. Braaham e Angleton, Mrs. pearl Moore of Brazoritt, and Mrs. George Roberson w clute, tie Jar first place Jor tablecloth;-'-Mrs. Ira Robersqn, Clute and Mi*, fiorris Ryder, 4 Sweeny, centerpiece; Mrs. Morris Ryder, DoUie; Mrs. Kay Womack of Lake Jackson, hookedrfug; Mw. Dale Boss ot Angteton, crocheted; chair set; Mrs. L, Engberg of Angleton, crocheted chair set; Mrs. H. L. — --_. home. She said ' two small holes had been punched in a front screen to unlatch it A prowler was reported'in the 1400 .Block of West Seventh. A man told'police that his daughters saw a man? outside a bedroom window of the home. When they went to notify him, the prowler left, the father said. Police are investigating a footprint left, outside the home. .'Aft* a report of reckless driving In the Freeport Junior High School area, pollc* stopped a youth driving a car. He •"•"••* m»u»o uueen contest, was brought to the polios sta- *"* ol ttt Bmoria County lion .where Capt, C, Q. Banks- i ?*** now ta P"3W»i. Th» ro- :on lectured hire before raleas- < "° wU1 ** h »W «n Friday ing him. w »nd Saturday nighU. Grand Freeport poUce are attempt- "Jff*. llmt <w bo* »howi ing to locate one woman'* son wm .* 8 P-™ 1 *" added al- and notified the parents of a "P**"* *• iht «xl»o thb mincfnt* K»ir »u n * iu_i_ ... . * „ Will IM lh» •DtukB »•«».• — 4 Injured In 3 Separate Wrecks On County Roads .JMrs.tue#,™ j of Angleton, shell box Mrs. B. Hoffman of Lake Jack • son, Luster Vase, dresser'sci and vase set. . ; Also, Mrs. Julia Crairjerloi Jones Creek, a .^glass globe China plate, and 1 'China vase, Mrs. Adriance Munjon of Angleton, China plate, and Mrs J. B, Brannam of Angleton, vase collection. , First places also went to Joh-. W. Dunn of Freeport, terra cotta head; Bonita Twombly of Freeport, hanging tapestry: Byrl Glpson of Lake Jackson,' mosaic table and mosaic picture; and AUas Pechacek of Qanburyj handmade baseball! and garden trap. « Sweeny Antiques LODGE ENTRY Miu CharUn* Brumbtlow of Angltlon wHl b* sponsorid by th» Rtbf kih Lodge in tht annual Rod.o Qu«n this Another LJ resident, MRS. It, D. HILDBBRAND, in Meth. cditt Hospital in Houston re eently ... MR. and MRS. A. C. BtACKBURN, in Alice recently to bring back MRS. BLACKBURN'S mother, MRS. A. C. , for a visit in LJ . , . . Happy birthday wishes, In or der Friday for JO KAREN' JUREK... »-••And Around Tht County i • Sweeny High Principal 0. D. MISER, listed in the current Texas Outlook magazine as one of 10 members 'of the' State Commission on School Accredl -- ---^---.—™ *u«. I«M*.«UW>. V4 <| missing boy that their son had been located. A missing Freeport youth has turned up in Whitehall, Mont, Freeport Police Capt c. G Bankstpn said Thursday,^ ment in Whitehall ».„, ilwuws Lee Brown, 14, of Freeport was m that city. The Brown boy had been reported missing hv his parents. « , Capt. Bankston said that Thomas Lee's parents had been notified of his whereabouts and they were making arrangements to get him hpme. Police have not been able to locate Russell H. Wilson whoia address was given as 609} West First. wn«rm'«, mother,' Mrs. will be the appearance of the Braxoria Couniy Junior Police Poise. Th» queen will highlight Sati jujghi't performance. Jack Evans, 36, owner of Evans Grocery in Brazoria was taken to Dow Hospital ear today after remaining in his car for almost six hours afte an accident about midnight. .Evans received a broken arm and severe bruises in the one car accident. He was taken 1 Dow Hospital in a Freepor Funeral Home ambulance, who investigated the acciden Deputy Sheriff F. B. Clark said Evans apparently went t sleep, the car ran off the road and hit a culvert The crash occurred about on miles south of Clemens Stat Prison Farm, on the Churchil Bridge road, Evans was driving a Opal. 195! First, Wilson's Nieves V. de Wilson, of Quate- raala, wrote police that she had heard her son had been seriously injured in an accident tation who've been reappointed i She asked them to locate her tor tbr*« jr«ar terms . , . Uon for her. United fund WC MAN BELIEVES UF IS 'SENSIBLE WAY' * e ' lv h ' lj> and W. H. WBRCE, SR. Wilt Columbia ' boo »» *> (*«»• who eonlribuie, ' m% , workers who »o' . By having one campaign, ih* contributor U rawed the oanc , * conruor annoyance of too many, too inxru.nt indlTidual dtl socitiiei ox agencies which twelve he£ f rom £, Thm .. In my opinion, the United Fund U the sensible way gwe * helping hand to thole in need. »•"""•• »tjr ley s, on Higuway 35 east of Angleton, injured two persons, neither of them seriously. . Wilton Edward McLendon of Houston, 31, an employee of the Marine Dow-Chem, was driver of the car. Ann Weber of Freeport, 34, was a passenger. Both were taken to til Dow Hospital. Their injuries included sup erficial bruises and lacerations The car was traveling sout on Highway 35, McLendon told officers, when it was crowded off the road by a larg truck. He said he was unabl to get the license number, com pany name, or color of th Deputy Sheriff Frank Hei man investigated the accident A Freeport man was injurec ibout 3 pjn. Wednesday when he motor scooter he was rid- ng apparently went out of control and slipped out from under hid. 'Walter;, Ellis, 87, irf mt Avenue A} in Freeport, appeared to be traveling west on Highway 832, about HK> yards ast of tthere the beach road ntersecuf with FM «23, when ~ lost control • • • ccorcUng-to Deputy R, W, Hill, the investigating officer. •' • Ellis was taken to Dow Ho»- ital in a Freeport Funeral Home ambulance; He'wag admitted t^-'i the hospital for urther observation of a head njury. Bj| condition was re- orted to,Se good this morning - " —-*-—•-*Jmmightb? Antique Show -winners In- luded ajw. Streety of Freeport, old, letter, old Bible and old atalog; Mrs, J. G. Little of Lake Jackson, old Bible and collection of curios; George Jttle of Lake Jackson, oId ewelry; Mrs. T. F. Schwarz of I Jigleton, keepsake; Leslie Hubbell of Lake Jackson, toy, fife, old jewelry, hard- tack, powder flask, pistol, powder horn, iron tomahawk. In the old glassware class, Mrs. C. L. Pierson of Danbury, bowl; Mrs. Ruth Hargis of Angleton, bowl; Dolores Cummings, Lake Jackson, stein; Mrs. J. G. Little of Lake Jackson, colored glass vase; Mrs. C. L. Pierson of Danbury, China slippers; Mrs. C. L. Vollbaum of Brazoria, vase and pitcher. In the classification for old household articles, winners included Mrs. A. J. Hudeck of Angleton, old quilt; Sharon Honeycutt of Pearland, .waffle iron; Mrs, T. Tigner of Angleton, old lamp, cream pitcher JOHMSOH HUGS .HIBBOH-WINNING FAT'sTEER - "Snn«r~ Was Declared FaJr'i i Grand Champion Steer • ______ __ " Photo By Don Wilson Pasadena Stadium Exporters Meet SH Trojans Upset-minded. Brazosport an improved South Honsto square 1 off against .each other in ft District 12-AAAA football game from.-the Pasadena Eagl Stadium tonight Kickoff time ; for the con ference match will be 7:30 pjn The hosting Trojans use the Pasadena gridiron as their home field, and the Eagles will draw .Baytown in a Friday duel, forcing: South Houston and Brazosport to play tonight Winless in four games, ia eluding last week's 34-8 district loss to Galena Park, coach Har and sugar bowl; Mrs. A. G. Little of Lake Jackson, a zither; Dolores Cuznmings of Lake Jackson, glass bowls; Homer Miller of Pearland, old document; and Stephen W. Etenburn of Angletou, old dress. Urban Renewal Report Is Due Man fires On Prowler At U A Lake Jackson man fired two shots at a prowler Wednesday night after being awakened by the prowler about 3:15 —••—-wj.»» H MA^tuifcUD CtlC hopeful of breaking their slump and,' at the .expense: of South Houston. : ' On the 'other, hand, the Trojans rolled up three, straight victories before they took a 14-i6 setback at the hands of Texas City in a 12-AAAA opener, ' ,... Tonight's trip to Pasadena will open a two-game road session for the Exporters, as Cooper takes his gridders to Spring Branch on Oct 16. • ' i •Following the Spring Branch gjjie t the.Shippers will return fl Hftpper Field to catch'Texas City on Oct. 23 and Baytown on Oct 30. both in district dates.; . i . •" '- • -•: ' •• The game with Baytown'wfll aon. A report on Will b« made Kramig, chairman of tht Out* 'rban Renewal'Agency, at the City Cpuqcil meeting at 7:SO an. tonight ' • Members of the Clute UB Agency and the Clute Planning oard are planning to attend •-- meetin* and *«« th» ra. port. Som* items of gerjeral busl- agenda tot tht . Bennie Hodges of 226 Center Way said Thursday morning that the prowler was trying to get in at the back door of the home, when he awoke. He said he got his 22 revolver and found the prowler trying to enter through the bathroom window by that time. Bodges went to a window of a Renewal room, next to the bathroom and George took two shots at the prowler, i Clute he said, but because of the at the angle, he could not see the -" prowler as he fired. Sine* they have no phone, Mr. and Mrs, Hodges then drove downtown, and located, city Patrolman Walter Hen^ -in. .. . Iu.,tte in.vestjgation, one bullet was located iq : the ground but the other onj was* not found, Hodges said. be Brazosport's 1959 Hopiecom ing. A crowd of around 4,000 art expected to turnout tonight to witness ,the ExporterrBrojan conference contest. The Shippers pinned a 34-16 defeat on South Houston in their match last season. TIMELY! FONTANA,'.Calif. (DPI)— City councilmen met recently to discuss ; oH-§rteei parking regulations and to change the wording of a res-'-tion which limited parking to a period of "not longer than two years." Angleton-Deer Park Game Weekend Facts Highlight • Angleton's home attraction wiJh Deer Park highlights the Friday night football program for Brazoria County elevens atfd that game will thus be featured in the Sports Section of The Brazosport Facts Weekend Edition. R Nol only th« Angleibn-Deer Park game uj'OUtricJ ??"^ bul * tor "» on arid daie» between West Colum- bia-Wnuton. -Sweeny-Edna, Alvin-Conroe and Daabury- Sh»rid*n can be seen in the giaol Weekend Edition. Brazosport Exporters play tonight "and not Friday, their game with South Houston will be reworked by Facts Sports Editor Bill licMurray and the high'poinU of that 12-AAAA contest brought out • On Friday, McMunay will fee in Sweeny io cover the Bulldog* game with Edna, while Staff Writer Billy Hich- udson files a story on the Angleion-Deer Park game. .This -lineup of stories on county lootball teams, plus additional items such as junior high sports, Marlene McMurray's "Half tune" column, schoolboy scores from. across the state and numerous other articles will dot the Facts Weekend Edition Sports Section. ''a I

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