The Mathis News (Mathis, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, December 10, 1954 Page: 4 of 8
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page 4 — THE MATHIS NEWS — Friday, Dec. 10, 1954, Mathis, Tex.
OPEN HOUSE SAT.
AT NEW HOME
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hennig held
open house Saturday night at their
new home on San Patricio High-
Arrangements of chrysanthe -
mums, . gladiolas, and poinsetias
were placed throughout the house.
A Christmas ’c'e'ntdrpiece decorat-
ed the serving ;tabl^.
Mr. and Mrs. Hennig, Mrs. Mil-
ton Greenwood7 and Miss Doretta
Hoelscher greeted guests at. the
Other members of the housepar-
ty were Mrs. Raymond Brysch
and Mrs. William D. Pugh of
George • West, Mrs. Frank Hoel-
scher of Agua Dulce, Mrs. D. J.
Greenwood and Miss Jo Ann Hens-
Coffee, cookies, and toasted
nuts were served to about 150
Mrs. Tiemann Elected
Altar Society President
Mrs. Otto Tiemann was chosen
president of the Sacred Heart Al-
tar Society in a meeting Tuesday
night at the home of Mrs. Hugo
.Other officers selected for the
coming year are Mrs. Gerald Lu-
ther, vice-president; Miss Marie
Pacillo, secretary; and Mrs. C. E.
In other business, plans were
made for the children’s Christmas
party, to be held December 23 at
Sacred Heart Church. Mrs. Albert
Gregorcyk and Mrs. Wayne Ko-
epsel' are in charge of arrange-
The Society . also plans to buy
a coffee urn for use at church
functions, and decided to fill a
Christmas box for a needy fam-
present were Mrs. Tommy Su-
therland, Mrs. Frank Russek, Mrs.
John Sutherland, Mrs. Gregorcyk,
Mrs. Koepsel, Mrs. Ca'ddel, Mrs.
Kathryn Jackson, Mrs. Georgia
Morris, Mrs. Tiemann, Miss Pa-
cillo, Sister Mary Ida, Sister Au-
gustine, and the hostess.
Mrs. Freeman Presides
At W.. S. C. S. Meeting
Mrs. C. N. Freeman presided at
the monthly business meeting of
the Womens Society of Christian
Service, which was held Tuesday
afternoon at the First Methodist
Mrs’ Milby Porter led the open-
ing prayer, and Mrs. Fred I.
Watson, gave the devotional. Ele-
ven members were present.
Wesleyan Guild Meets
At Mack Home
The Wesleyan Guild met last
week at the home of Mrs. J. E.
After a short business session,
Mrs. T. A. Harbin led the pro-
gram on “The Prince of Peace.”
Those taking part in the program
were Miss Janice Davis, Mrs. W.
A. Henderson, and Mrs. M. F.
At the close of the meeting
Mrs. Mack served refreshments
of punch and cookies.....................
Mrs. Adams Presents
Literary Program Wed.
Mrs. Vernon Adams presented
a program on Christmas flower
arrangements at the Literary
Club meeting Wednesday after-
The club met at the home of
Mrs. Wilson Rackley, with Mrs.
Chap Young as co-hostess.
The group will have its Christ-
mas party tomorrow night at, the
H. D. Miller home.
MISS JO ANN HENSLEY
A bridal shower f local interest,
was held yesterday in Tuleta hon-
oring Miss Jo Ann Hensley, bride-
elect of L. C. Hennig, Jr. .
Hostesses were Mrs. R. C. Har-
ris, Mrs. W. S. Bfcanham, Mrs.
Sam Pennington, Mrs. H. E. Yo-
ward, Mrs. J. B. Herrington,
Mrs. Joe Wroten, and Mrs. E. J.
Metzke, all of Tuleta. 'The show-
er was held at Mrs. Metzke’s
Several Mathis people attended.
H. D. Club Has
Christmas Party Tuesday
The Home Demonstration Club
held its Christmas party Tuesday
night at the Scout Hut.
About 50 members and guest,
enjoyed turkey and all the trim-
The seasonal decor was carried
out with a decorated tree, and
pyracantha and cedar decorated
Mrs. Clifton Jennings led the
singing of Christmas carols. Mrs.
Charles Beckendorff was pianist.
HELD BY O. E. S.
The Order of the Eastern Star,
Chapter 874, held its annual Christ-
mas Party Tuesday night.
Refreshments Of Christmas cook-
ies and coffee were served to
about 20 members.
The hall was decorated with a
Christmas tree, Santa Clauses,
and Christmas candles. Gifts were
exchanged, and there was a short
program of singing Christmas
Mrs. Pete Krager Has
Birthday Party Recently
Mrs. Pete Krager, Sr. was the
honoree at a surprise birthday
party last week.
Sandwiches, cake and coffee
were served to the following: Mrs.
J. M. Edmondson, Mrs. Tim Har-
bin, Mrs. Percy Hartman, Mrs.
Andy Hanshaw, Mrs. Jeff Miller,
Mrs. Gus Mengers, Mrs. Jess
Stone, Mrs. Bill Parrish, Mrs.
John Dcbie, and Mrs. E. J. Cren-
Mrs. Durwood Wilson
Mrs. Durwood Wilson was hon-
ored last week with a pink and
blue shower at the home of Mrs.
The honoree was presented a
corsage of yellow chrysanthemums
Living room arrangements of ch-
rysanthemums carried out the yel-
low and white color scheme in
Hostesses were Mrs. Mussman,
Mrs. I. S. Butler, Mrs. Helen
Mueller, and Mrs. Jeane Wright.
BUNCO CLUB HAS
PARTY FOR HUSBANDS
Members of the Bunco Club en-
tertained their husbands at a
Christmas party Saturday night at
the V. F. W. hall.
Mrs. Walter Humble and Mrs.
Wayne Berryhill were in charge
of arrangements for the party. A
seasonal theme was carried out
in the decorations.
Refreshments of sandwiches, sal-
ad, cake, coffee, and cold drinks
Present were Mr. and Mrs. Way-
ne Berryhill, Mr. and Mrs. El-
rano Frpitag, Mr. and Mrs. Wal-
ter Humble, Mr. and Mrs. C.B.
Eckert, Mr. and Mrs. John Chape-
las, Mrs. Erank Henze, and Mr:
and Mrs. V. G. Happner. Invit-
ed guests of the club were Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Robertson.
A son, Tiney Tincy, was born
Friday morning to Mr. and Mrs.
Tiney Rendon. The baby weighed
eight pounds, one ounce.
Mrs. Edith Whitlock and Miss
Ina Ruth Whitlock were shopping
in Corpus Christi Monday. Ina
Ruth plans to visit friends in
San Antonio this week-end.
Pvt. Edwin Burk, Geneva and
Sylvia Burk, Odei Ivy, Nell Mil-
ler, and Fay Helms went to Nu-
evo Laredo last Saturday.
Work is progressing steadily on
the Roy Williford home. The old
house was torn down and the
materials used for the rebuilding
Tom McNeill, who has been in
a Beeville hospital, returned home
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Adams
and Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Berryhill
were in Corpus Christi Saturday.
Mrs. M. T. Beall and Mrs. C.
M. Porter attended a shower hon-
oring Mrs. Beall’s niece, Miss Ma-
rie Crane, in Kingsville Saturday
afternoon. Mrs. Walton Knolle and
Mary Katherine also attended.
Mrs. J. E. Mack was in Poteau,
Okla., last week t,o visit her mo-
ther, Mrs. J. W. Covey.
Sunday guests of Mrs. W. F.
Weir were Mrs. Urban Gregorcyk
and son, Mrs. Tuffy Grossman
and children, and Mr. and Mrs.
Irvin Prepka, all of Robstown.
Her son .Robert Lee Weir of Cor-
pus Christi, visited her Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Freasier of
Houston visited Mrs. Ethel Frea-
sier Monday morning.
Mr. and Ms. Arnold McCraw
and daughter spent the week-end
in Austin. While there Mr. Mc-
Craw purchased 14 head of regis-
tered Angus cattle.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Evans had
as Sunday guests their daughter
and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Mc-
Daniel, of Kingsville.
Miss Betty Taylor, student at
Wharton County Junior College,
spent the week-end at home with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Mr. and Mrs. George Howe
spent the day Sunday ^at Padre
Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Ryan of
Corpus Christi visited Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Henze Monday. . .f
Mr. and Mrs. Hurshel Austin
and children of Corpus Christi
were week-end guests at the Mar-
vin Groom home.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Tennill of
San Antonio visited Mrs. J. R.
Mrs. Roger Holleman, Mrs. Bob
Miller, and Mrs. J. R. Tennill
were in Beeville Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hedtke
were in Corpus Christi Friday on
business. Sunday they visited in
the Frank Klepac home.
Curt Groom of Standbury, Mo.,
arrived in Mathis early this week
to spend the winter with his son
and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Marvin Groom. Marvin Groom
went, to Missouri last week to
bring his father down.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hollon were
in Victoria Sunday to visit, Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne Hollon.
Mr. and Ms. T. A. Mussett and
family of Irving, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Coyn of Houston, and Mr.
and Mrs. Allen Owen of Falfur-
rias visited over the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hartman,
Mr. and Mrs. John Chopelas, and
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Price of
San Antonio visited Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Holleman.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schacherl of
Alice, Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Hedtke,
and Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Bue-
tow visited Mr. and Mrs. Milton
Hedtke Saturday night.
Mrs. V. C. Happner and Mrs.
,fWayne Berryhill were shopping in
Corpus Christi last week.
Major E. K. Porterfield, son
of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Porterfield,
is expected in Mathis about De-
cember 19. Mr. and Mrs. Porter-
field will return to Midwest Ci-
ty, Okla., with him for the Christ-
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Wright of
Summers, Ark., arrived in Mathis
Monday to visit, relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Covington
had as their guest this week his
sister, Mrs. Oscar Crook, of Lock-
Adolph Bomer and A. H. Schu-
bert attended an Allis-Chalmers
parts meeting in Raymondville
Mrs. Lois Mueller and Mrs. Gol-
die Edwards visited in the Glass-
cock and Reagan Steinmeyer hom-
/es in Corpus Christi over the
Miss Leona Jones, registrar at
Victoria Junior College, spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Granville W.
Smith and J. R. Young of San
Antonio spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. J. D. Wilson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Brown of
Victoria spent the week-end with
her brother and sister-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. T. T. Lacy. Mrs. T.
R. Lacy, who has been visiting
here, returned to her home in
Victoria with the Browns.
Bobby Barry spent the week-
end in Pleasanton visiting his aunt
and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. R. E.
Mrs. T. T. Lacy was shopping
in Corpus Christi Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Marler and
children were in Portland Sunday
afternoon to visit Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Tiemann, Jr.
Mrs. Henry Mussman and Mrs.
Jimmy Wright were Alice visitors
Mrs. Victor Mussman and son,
Kenneth, of Corpus Christi visited
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gregorcyk
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Wollesen
and children spent, the week-end
in Mercedes visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Rutledge.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Scott and
daughters, Susie and Barbara, of
Refugio, visited Mrs. Scott’s mo-
ther, Mrs. Lulu Gholston, Sunday.
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“The Living Desert,” fabulously
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Helm, Bobby. The Mathis News (Mathis, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, December 10, 1954, newspaper, December 10, 1954; Mathis, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1038586/m1/4/: accessed March 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mathis Public Library.