.MISS NESUELD COMPLIMENTED
Miss Irene Newfield of Austin,
who is being complimented with nu
merous courtesies during her visit
with her aunt, Mrs. Joe Goodman,
was honor guest Tuesday for bridge,
having Mrs. E. A. McDaniel as
hostess at her home on North Tenth
street. The home was decorated in
baskets and bowls of cosmos.
Those enjoying the hospitality
were Mesdames Judd Powell, Fred
Gantner. Joe Goodman, W. H. Moon,
J. W. Thompkins. Maude Harper of
Illinois, Henry P. Griffin, Jack
Howell, C. C. McDaniel, E. E.
Phel-'s. Charles Turner, and the
Mrs. tV. H. Moon received a love
ly prize for high score and Mrs.
Harper received the consolation j
• • •
The Hoit-Hammond club met Tues
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
J. H. Beatty. Plans were made for]
a valentine party to be given at the
home of Mrs. Bevil on the evening j
of February 1<L There were 18 mem
bers present and one guest. The next
meeting will be February 14 at the
home of Mrs. Geo. Bevil.
• • •
Mrs. Ramerio Rodriguez was the
hostess to the Friday Bridge club
at her home in Hidalgo. Friday eve
ning. Mis? Lela Bla"d Tompkins
was rewarded for holding hj~h
score and Mrs. Brooks made low.
Th~ personnel included Mesdames
.! F Pate. Gus Canonleo. J. L. Gross.
Fd Vela. TV. L. Clark. A C. Taylor.
.1 M. Finglcton. Lena Woodall. F.
Galv^nn. Brooks, and M;«s Lela
Bland Tompkins and Gip Baker.
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r. F. o MFETING
Mrs. K. W. Jones entertained the
members of the P. E. 0. Chapter
a-d a few guests with a 10 o’clock
luncheon at her home on South
Tenth street Wednesday afternoon.
A four-course luncheon was served
on the south nor<-h. which was deco
rated in the P. E. 0. colors of white
and yellow roses and palm leaves.
The place cards and favors were
also in white and yellow. Previous
to the luncheon was the initiation
of Mrs. Clyde Moore.
Tho guests present were Mrs. Lu
cille J. I.yma" of Berkolrv. Califor
nia. Miss Mattie McDonald of
Amarillo and Mrs. Stoffregan of
Tweotv-tbree members were pres
ent. The next tneetir- will be at
the borne of Mrs. IT B. Glendennin-r
on North Thirteenth street. The
subject will be “Texas writers.”
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JFNIOR BRIDGE CLFB
Mrs. Bay Clark entertained tho
Junior Bridge club at home in
Cathay Courts Tuesday afternoon.
The guests present were Mesdames
Val Folsom, Harold ltarvey. W. N
Vivrett. Jr.. P. D. Moore, Richard
Gaines. Joe McKensey. Stockton
Fountain and Miss Boh Gantner.
Mrs. Joe McKensey received the
prize for high score,
• • •
Mr*. C. M. Frame was ho?te*« to
the Tantom club at her home on
Broadway Wednesday afternoon.
Those present were Mesdames Huc>
McKenzie. F. J. Johnson, Geo
Bevil. Zeihel. Fred Bevil. J L. De
Mange of San Juan, and Jennie Mc
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FORTNIGHTLY CU B
Mrs. H. H. Danuue entertained the
Fortnightly Bridge cIud Wednesday
afternoon at her home south of
town. Guests were .Mesdames Val
Folsom, Geo Gaddy, M. L. Kreidler,
Gail llart. J. A. hrisby, John Ewing
and Miss Ruby de Long. Mrs. M. L.
Kreidler made high score and re
„ ceived a prize.
• • *
Mrs. Thomas Mahone entertained
Wednesday afternoon at her home
on South Twelfth street with a
bridge party honoring Mrs. Whit t
Rogers’ guest, Mrs. X. C. Hammer
of Dallas. Those enjoying this hos
pitality were Messrs, and Mesdames
William Pavne. Whitt Pogers, Geo.
Gaddy, M. I.. Kreidler. A. L. Hart,
V. X. Gantner. Dan Culver, Niles
Ezra. Dr. and Mrs. Allen Kearby and
the honor guest.
Mrs. William Payne received a
beautiful prize for high score
among the women, and Fred Gantner
rece ved the men’s prize. The hn"or
gue>t was presented a hand-painted
• • •
Mrs .T. R Davis entertained with
an informal party Tue«day after
noon at her home on the Pharr
h'ghway honoring Mrs. Whitt Rog
ers’ house guest. Mrs. N. C. Hammer
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Albert Chaleff is spending this
week in Corpus Christi and Laredo
Mr. ard Mrs. Amos Whitten have
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YOUNG GIANT STAR IS MARRIED
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Travis Jackson, brilliant youngr s hortstop of the Now York Giants,
and Mi.*s Mary Blackman l ved ac ross the street from each other
at Waldo, Ark., from childhood d ays on. Their childhood romance
culminated the other day in thei r marriage. Photos are of Mrs.
Jackson and Travis.
returned from Corsicana where they
have been visiting relatives and
.Mrs. L. J. Fox has as her guest
her mother, Mrs. C. B. Edwards, of
Fort Thomas. Kentucky.
Rev. and Mrs. Judd B. Holt have
as their guest Mrs. Eranees Ham
Berlin of San Antonio.
Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Carson are
spending the week-end in San An
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Davis have as
their truest Mrs. F. Everett of Cor
pus Christi. who will spend several
Mrs. F. I,. Sherwood attended a
party at Weslaco Thursd-y after
noon given by her daughter. Mrs. I
Mrs. Bvron T.ovet of Enid. Okla.. Is
the truest of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd.
Rl SIN ESS MEETING
The semi-monthly meeting of the
Business Women's club was held at
the home of Mrs. (. lifton Davenport
Monday evening. An initiation of
members and a business session was
held. A report of the Rio Hondo
conference was given and later re
freshments were served during the
social hour. The next meeting is
scheduled for February 13.
• m •
The League Circle of the Bapist
church commenced an intensive .sua
sion study at the meeting of the
circle at the church Wednesday af
ernoon, there being a iaige number
of members present to help get the
i study inaugurated. The title of the
study being undertaken is **<hrist of
the Indian Road.”
• • •
Dr. L. E. Selfridgc of San Antonio
addressed the meeting of the Wom
en's Auxiliary Monday evening when
the women entertained at a party for
the men of the church. A large at
tendance marked the occasion. A so
cial hour was held lu connection
with the program.
• • •
The Brotherhood of the Methodist
church entertained at a farewell par
ty Monday evening for Mr. and Mrs.
C. G. Yoight who have moved to
McAllen. H. Tarpley was toastmas
ter and a number of short talks were
given in appreciation of Mr. and Mrs.
Voight's services to the church,
both holding offices In the Sunday
m • •
Mrs. Etta Ringgold of McAllen,
county demonstration agent, was in
cnarge of a class of leather-working
of members of Hidalgo county Home
Demonstration clubs r.ere Thursday
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lick and
daughter, Helen, of Mercedes, and
their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lick
of St. Louis were guests at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. louitas Wed
Mrs. A. T. Brush of Popular Bluff,
Mo., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
H. L. Finley for several weeks.
Miss Ella Bennett, of Finlay, Ohio,
is spending a few weeks as the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. P. 0. Stoltz.
Mrs. Cecil Spangler and family
have returned from a visit with rela
tives at Peoria, 111.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Winn of Clin
ton. Mo., have arrived here to
spend the remainder of the winter.
RIO GRANDE CITY
MISS BLOCK HOSTESS
The Women’s club met Thursday
afternoon with Miss Camile Block as
hostess. Mrs. C. Solis presided, and
Mrs. C. J. Martin led the lesson dis
1 cession on health. Mrs. Lawrence R.
Brooks outlined the program for the
coming months which includes alter
nate lessons on health and current
club events. The next meeting of the
club will be a luncheon Thursday
at the home of Mrs. W. W. Shuford
with Mrs. C. Solis and George B.
Marsh as co-hostesses. The mem
bers present at Miss Block's were:
Mesdames C. Solis. Mary H. Edger
ton. Laurence R. Brooks, E. Owen
Scott. J. Wallace. George
W. W. Shuford. L. B.
George Garity, Mrs. E. Owen Scott,
Mr. and Mrs. Luis Perez Abreu.
Mrs. Charles Mather who is spend
ing the winter with her daughter.
Mrs. E. M. Fickett iu Fort Ringgold
was the week-end guest of Mrs. John
Keuss of Mission.
Dr. and Mrs. C. J. Martin are in
San Antonio this week attendirg the
State Medical convention. Dr. Mar
tin represents the Hidalgo Medical
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Marsh and
little daughter. Mary Ann, motored
to San Antonio this week.
ENTERTAIN AT 84 PARTY
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Voigh. enter
tained Wednesday evening with four
tables of 84 players. After the games
were played the hostess served a
plate lunch to the following: Messrs,
and Mesdames H. D. Niday, Fred
Robertson, A. J. Stephens. E. E.
Black. J. B. Lester, J. W. Carlson.
C. T. Hardin, A. P. Hill, C. M. Adkins,
E. B. Baker, O. L. Pirtle, D. Q.
Squres, J. W. Murse, L. W. Rorkey,
E. C. Rea^onover. M. P. Lackland,
and Miss Edith Lester.
The Edcouch Civics Club met at
the home of Mrs. D. Q. Sqnyres
Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Robertson,
president, called the meeting to or
der. Mr. Riggs of the Palm Gardens
Nursery was present and gave a talk
on flowers and shrubs and beautifi
cation objectives. The club then
voted on adopting the hihiseus as
the town flower of Edcouch.
After the meeting the hostess
served refreshments to Mesdauk«s E.
B. Baker. Robertson. Black, Bowman,
Dyche, Letter, A. P. Hill, Voight.
Carlson. Moore, Stephens, Swilling.
K. D. Stephens, Adkins, Pirtle, H. H.
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LONE STAR CLUB
The Lone Star club met at the
home of Mrs. E. Grass Tuesday af
ternoon, the regular president hav
ing charge of the meeting. Roll
call was answered by “My Favorite
Song.” During the business hour
Mrs. E. Roser gave a report on coun
cil meeting. The meeting adjourned
to met with Mrs. R. R. Hill, Feb. 7.
The hostess, assisted by Mrs. Del
Bowman, served refreshments to the
following guests: Mesdames Roser,
Overpeck, Lola Hughes, Adkins, Hill,
Rice, Clara Hughes, Boiler, Bowman.
Wade, Grass. Edith Hughes, Eva
Adkins, and Mrs. Riley.
• W •
Rufus J. Lackland, Jr., of Austin
is visiting his father for several !
John Coleman and Johnson of San
Benito were dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. A. P. Hill Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Q. Squyres at
tended Eastern Star in Weslaco
WOMANS COMMUNITY CLUB
Sculpture was the subject present
ed at the club meeting of the Wom
an's Community club. Addresses
were delivered by Mrs. E. M. Soren
sen, Mrs. Howard Hagood, M;s.
Strawn. “Lorado Taft, Spirit of the
Great Lakes,” presented by Mrs.
Sorensen whose home was formerly
in Chicago was very entertaining.
“Elizabeth Nay” as given by Mrs.
Haygood also was interesting.
“Statues of Borglum,” with life
sketches and pictures of the statues
made by him, a description of Stone
Mountain as designed by Borglum
was given by Mrs. Strawn.
Carnations were the decorations
• • •
Miss Elvera Redlund gave a few
readings before the high school as
sembly in Harlingen Wednesday
morning also gave readings at the
Womans Chamber of Commerce as
sembly at luncheon in Harlingen.
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Miss El
vera Redlund attended a bridge party
in Mission Wednesday evening. Miss
Redlund will give seven readings
while here in the Valley.
The Thursday Night Bridge club
met this week at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. S. Murry with Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Johnson as host and host
ess. After five games were played
it was feund that E. C. White held
high score for the men, and Mrs. E.
C. White held high among the wo
men. Mrs. White received a lovely
silver compote while Mr. White was
awarded an attractive smoking set.
Refreshments were served to the
following: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Tur
ner, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. I^ewis, Mr.
and Mrs. W. S. Murry. Mr. and Mrs.
W. M. Lane, Mr. and Mr®. B. L.
• • •
The Tuesday Night Bridge club
met with Mrs. J. D. Lauch in her
home on First street. After five
games, the scores were added and
the women’s prize was awarded to
Mrs. D. N*. Buckner, a pair of chif
fon hose. The men's prize went to
H. L. Gunn, a pair of silk socks.
Refreshments were served to the
following club members: Messrs,
and Mesdames P. S. Devine, P. N.
Buckner, M. B. Gore, J. P. Lauck.
H. L. Gunn, Guy Johnson.
• • •
The Wednesday Bridge club met
with Mrs. George Thomas in her
country home, south of town. Gar
den blossoms of the winter variety
graced the living room mantle and
tables. Three tables of players en
joyed five games with high score
trophy, a dainty piece of lingerie,
going ic Mrs. L. J. Polk.
Members of the club present were
Mesdames P. S. Devine, J. D. Lauck,
L. J. Polk, P. McLendon, Geo. Hold
ridge, Herman Krampff, J. D. Lock
bar', Stanley Melton, M. B. Gore.
Guests included Miss Robert®,
Mrs. Lt. L. Lewis and Mrs. H. M.
Gregory of McAllen. Mrs. Thomas,
assisted by her daughter. Miss
Gwendolyne, served appetising re
• • •
The Tuesday Afternoon Bridge
club met in the home of Mrs. Mar
vin Evans this week with Mrs. L. A
Francis as hostess.
The following ladies enjoyed five (
games of bridge: Mesdames R. M.
Green, Marvin Evans, Ren Johnson,
Robert Evans. Alfred Kelley, W. G.
Murry. D. McLendon, H. L. Carson,
Carl Boyson. J. D. Lauck. G. E.
Flemming and Paul Akly. Refresh
ments were served to the guests
High score trophy went to Mrs. J. j
D. Lauck, a handsome set of bridge
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Harvey of
Brownsville visited Mr. and Mrs. I).
McLendon Monday and Tuesday, re
turning to Brownsville Tuesday af
Stanly Melton, who has been con
fined to his room for two weeks
with a case of lagrippe, is able to
be out among his friends again.
MRS. GLASSCOCK ENTERTAINS
Mrs. W. D. Glasscock of Mercedes
was hostess at a bridge party this
week, entertaining her guests at the
Stonewall Jackson hotel at San Be
nito. Covers were laid for twenty.
Bridge was played after the lun
Mrs. R. E. Kirkpatrick scored high.
Mrs. E. E. Johnson scored second
high, and Mrs. R. H. Austin of Donna
scored low. Mrs. G. P. Reeves and
Mrs. J. D. Lauderdale who are visit
ing relatives in Mercedes, were pre
sented boquets of carnations.
Those present were Mesdames. Don
Warner, John Phelan, R. E. Kirk
patrick, John Jones, Harry Carroll of
Donna, L. R. Wise of Edinburg, S. H.
Collier, Blake Seay, J. D. Lauderdale.
Janies Anderson, G. P. Reeves. E. E. i
Johnson. N. P. Barton, J. C. Shaw,
W. L. Bradbury, H. E. Hager. F. F..
Bennett. R. H. Austin of Donna, j
Harry Lawson, and Frank Hadden.
• • •
Mrs. P. W. Perkins was hostess at
a social of the Ladies Auxiliary <>f
the Methodist church at her home
on Missouri avenue. Mr*. A. Maxwell
gave some readings. Later a re
freshment course was served.
A number of friends of Rev. D. G.
Wagner and wife gathered at their
home in honor of Rev. and Mrs. M ag
ner who have just closed their min
istry here, with Rev. Wagner as
pastor of the Christian church, and
Mr. E. L. Porter, who for the P*#t t
three years has been secretary- ,
treasurer of the church, and is re
Mr. and Mrs. Wagner and Mr. Por
ter were the recipients of gifts.
Those present at tnis gathering '
were Messrs, and Mesdames J. O.
Ward, J. Strunk, P. B. Taylor. J. W.
Holsinger, A. E. Darlington, B. Utter.
Loland Fields, A. Townsend, M. P.
King. Adolph Zastera. Mr*. Ruth
Shotwell, Misses Emma Moore, Scott, j
Morine Strunk, Helen Utter, Mar
guerite, and Helen King. Cleo Dar- :
lington and J. B. F re quay, E. B.
Rehms, E. L. Porter, Billie King.
and George Strunk.
• • •
The home of Mrs. Carrie M. Stuart
was thrown open to the regular
meeting of the Music Club. Mrs.
Albert Kalbfleisch presided and Mrs.
R. E. Kirkpatrick was secretary.
Mrs. J. C. Shaw, who had charge of
the program gave a talk on "The ;
Mysticism of Early Italian Music,
after which the composer Palestrina,
was studied. Mrs. H. E. Hager arm
Mrs. W. H. C arlisle each gave vocal
selections from the composer.
Refreshments were served during !
a social hour.
DIES ON 103TH BIRTHDAY
HATFIELD, Eng.- William Kemp
died on his 103th birthday, having ;
outlived his wife 82 years.
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