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Brownsville herald. [volume] (Brownsville, Tex.) 1910-current, December 18, 1928, FINAL EDITION, Image 3

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Christina* party at the Self Cul
f *?re «lub, b p. m., at the home of
Mr*. J. K. Bull aa co-hoates*.
| Wedneaday bridge Hub with
Mrs. Lula George.
Juat-Sew with Mr*. S. M. Har
• • •
1 Hr. Skinner Speaks
I On Home Missions
The outstanding .enture of th#
| *tudy meeting of the Presbyterian
Woman's Auxiliary this week was
the address by Dr. W. Skinner on
L home mission work, in which he is
*cl! versed, having been for several
years head of the Tex-Mex Jn-f ‘ute.
th* Presbyterian wchool r bovw 1o
nated nt Kingsville. The the-,* of
’is talk to the auxiliary was wont
n a part in home mission work, and
| * ’’*ed as illustration of this ide t
>r *"ork throughout the history of
n#r’r* from colonial davs.
After Dr. Skinner's address the
ahering adjourned to the rhurrh
Triers, where a social hour wa rn
-■ed. Refreshment* were served,
'h Mrs. Mark French, president «f
“ * seeiatv. and Mtr-s Florence Fell,
*s hostesses.
• • •
Children Guests
At Matinee Party
Ifrs. C. Vv Hamilton enter!* *d
*b'*ra' of the small friend* of her
daughter. Evelyn Ann. with a mat- i
tnee party at tho Queen Saturday ;
I f ternoon. Thp affair ns* arranged
ICMEM? »or i*r*4P
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in honor of Evelyn Ann’s tenth
■ birthday. After the matinee the
party returned to the Hamilton
I home, to partake of a birthday cake
and other refreshment .
• • •
El lardin Has
P.-T. A. Meeting
The El Jardin Parent-Teacher*’
association held their regu’. r meet
■ mr Dec. 14. Roll call was answered
with suggestions on “Howw Bi l to
Prepare My Work to Make Sundty a
| Restful Day." M:ss Smith, fifth
i grade teacher, led a round table dis
cussion on “Where Should Moral
Truining Begin?" Mrs. C. L. Hunter,
a member, spoke on pre ring les
sor* at homo, both for school and
Sunday school.
• • •
Musical Numbers
On Lyceum Program
The lveeum at El Jardin net Fri
day under the direction of Mrs. L.
Adair, the new presid’nt The sev
eral numbers on the rogram were
wrll-rendered. and included a piano
solo hv Mrs. Herbert Caldw*'*- a
vo<al duet hy Velma Parker and T.e
'eda Rentlev; another n ano solo.
Ellis Rav Rasco. and several selec
tions Hy Mr. Perry, on the hanio.
and Dr. N. E. Dutro of Brownsville
with the harmonica. 1 lackfare rum- j
hers hv four high school girls closed
th» evening’s entertainment.
The Ivreurn was develoned as an
outgrowth of the evening meting*
of the Parent-Teachers’ association,
S'» & * »nr a a> * ep * er»o s ea»e*
Shop Evenings
tp Open *5
1 Until S
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A Diamond Gorgeou* j
D- Dinner
R,n* • • • n- S
Rings k
Ip a magnificent JX
gift. Specially if In artia t i e aet- w
set in a Dorfman **" * ■ of hand'
... .. , . pierced white gold /)7>
M <Mt. f.M »r pl.t- »n<i platinum. I n- *J
Bf Inum mnuntin*. o.ual l.re« .el.c- W
IK .inn* available. <>«
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i' You Save One-Fifth on Dorfman 9
£ 2
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.•nd has Been going on for the past
thre year*. Meeting* are held on
three year*. Meeting* are held on
are epen to ter.
• • •
Coinings, Goings,
Of Local People
Mi** Fannie Putegnat. who has
been visiting in San Antonio for
several weeks, has just returned
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Skinner wrr*
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. M
Smith over th* week-end. when Dr.
Skinner came down to address the
Presbytrian auxiliay here. Dr. Skin
ner was for several years pastor of
the Brownsville church before going
to Kingsville to take charge of the
Tex-Mex school.
In adornment of Mrs. Paul Cow
gill’s home Friday Christmas colons
and flowers predominated when she
entertained members of the Pioneer
Bridge club. A pretty background
was formed by gorgeous bouquets
of poinsettias and clusters of red
roses while tall red candles gave
emphasis to the Christmas theme.
Mrs. S. S. Dodds held the high
score at the end of playing and se
rened the trophy for success. Mr*.
J. H. Koontz received the award for
low store. In the attractive lunch
eon course the red color motif was
repeats. This was enjoyed at th*
close of playing. Guests in addition
to club member* -ere Mrs. Frank
Grimsell. Mrs. F. W. < oimerv. Mn
C. E. Burke a-vl Miss Mary Louise
e e •
A regular meeting of the Neigh
borhood club was held Wednesday
afternoon. Dec. 12. at the home of
Mrs. J. Z. McSpadden. Great inter
est was given in respond to roll call
by member* giving current events
and short sketches. Minutes of the
two preceding meetings were read
and approved. It was decided to
send flower* and a gift to the elder
ly mother of one of the club mem
ber* and a committee to execute the
commission of the club during the
business session was delegated. A
social hour was enjoyed following
the refreshments of cake, fruit-jello
and cocoa. Mrs. Frank Mayfield will
he hostess at the next meeting to be
held at her home on Jan. 2, 1929.
• • •
At a luncheon at the Stonewall
Jackson hotel members of the two
table bridge club were interestingly
entertained by Mr*. Davis Wade. The
members assembled at the home of
the hostess on North Crockett later
^ Do vou knov you bought "».
this <20ab 3nd never even
asKOdthe price?-'
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* Veil, Fred couldnb
aFfbrd ib — so ib
does rib mavee any
and engaged in a pleasant series of
game*. The only substitute player
of the afternoon. Mrs. D. W. Cntt.
held high when scores were totaled
and was rewarded with a handsome
• • •
Friday evening the young people
o fthe First Preshytenan church en
joyed a hayride to a picnic site on
the Arroyo. They made a big bon
fire and later roasted wieners and
marshmallows over the coals. They
made plans f«r buying fruit and ran
d.v for the Christmas tree for child
ren of the Mexican Presbyterian
church during the evening. Mrs.
Robert Brooks was the chaperon.
• • •
One of the interesting evert' of
the holiday season was a luncheon
bridge arranged Friday by Mr/1, led
Brash to compliment her sister, Mis.
Bertha Brash Morse, of Las Vegas,
New Mexico. The guests assembled
at the Stonewall Jackson hotel for
luncheon. The Christmas theme »»,
effectively represented in decora
tions and adornments. Adding cha. n
to the luncheon table were beautiful
poinsettia blossoms and red candl
An elaborate five course luncheon
with roast turkey as the piece de
icsistance was served.
The guests assembled at the home
of the hostess on North Crockett
-treet, after the luncheon, for a de- j
lightful series of games. 1 he ap
proach of the Christmas season was
here, too, suggested by the abundant
clusters of scarlet poinsettiax group
ed about the rooms. The successful
plajer during the afternoon was Mrs.
A. Heiost w no was awarded a hund
some trophy while Mrs. J. E. Bell
received an attractive souvenir for
second high. Mrs. C Wunderman
received the cut prize while the con
solation gift for low- score was pre
sented to Mrs. VV. S. Brock. A dainty
g>ft «a g.vcn to tne honor guest o>
ihe hoste-s.
Those present were Mcsdames Guj
1 ornett, C. J. Leslie, A. 1». bhaperc
R- L. Carter, John Bowie, loin j
Marchbank , L. Morris, Leigh Stan
ley. C. F. Ljle, F. B. Sublett, E. L.
Bar more, Davis Wade, Robert Alex-!
under, t. Wunderman, R. L*. Wyant.
Janies G» Bowie, John T. Lomax
Charles Bowie, J. E. Bell, J. T. Wil- 1
cox. W. S. Brock, A. llerbst and John
W. Betts and the honorce. Mrs. L. H.
Downs and mother, Mrs. R. C. Burk
<>t t-oii Augustine, came in for the
luncheon but did not participate in
the games at the home of the hc»*t
• • •
Thursday evening the Harlingen
Chapter of the Order of Eastern j
Ftar entertained at the Masonic hall
in Harlingen with an interesting af
fair honoring Mrs. Ora Goolsby er
•''an Benito, district deputy gland
matron of the Fifth district. Mrs
Goolsby's two daughters. Mrs. F.o
'land and Mrs. John Sanders are
i <"rulers of the Harlingen chapter.
uch invited the officers and p i i
irons and ratrons of the Fan B»
u> chapter as special guest*. Pink
i cs were placed at vantage p';i<r
nbout the rooms. At the close o.
the evening a bouquet of lovely pink
roses was presented to Mrs. Goof:
by. A well selected program and
other entertainment features mad.
the meeting very enjoyable and m
tertaining. In the late evening *
delicious luncheon wax serv, <
About twenty San Bemtans enjoyc
the affair.
t » t
Mrs. Atfrpd Letzerifh of Harlin
gen was a San Benito shopper Sat
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Heywood of
Detroit have e<>me to San Benito to
-pend the winter. Mr. Heywood is a
brother of the co-founder of San Be
nito, Col. Alba Heywood.
Mrs. H. N. Turney and Mrs. Rav
Murray of Harlingen were San Be
nito visitors Saturday.
.Mrs. J. P. Ellis »as brought bark
to San Benito today from Fan An
tonio where she has been in a hos
-Mrs. H. M. Sheffield of Rio Hondo
wax a San Benito shopper Satuidav.
Mrs. If. r. McNeil of [.« Feria w-a>
in San Benito Saturday.
Ed F. Brady departed Thur.'da-.
night for Dallas.
Mrs. Martin Hamilton of Merced
* v was a San Benito shopper Satur
Sam J. Baker was in San Bpnito
on business Saturday. He is from
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Barclay of
Chicago are here to spend the win
ter and are residing at Valencia
Mrs. Thos. R. Hunter of Harlingen
wax a San Benito shopper Saturday.
Mrs. Courses- and daughter of
Harlingen were in San Benito Sat
Mr*. A A. Kimmell of Harlingen
was a visitor in San Benito Satur
Mr. and Mr*. Fred H. W'edegartner
left Friday for San Antonio and
Mrs. Lottie B. Stout of Harlingen
w-os a San Benito shopper Saturday.
Blue Printing ar.d
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edid to the maid, with a
man on her mind—
Shirts for His Gift
or Pajamas
He needs them. And even if he had plenty,
he’d welcome more—like these. Shirts with
preshrunk collars, form-fit shoulders, and
exact sleeve lengths that insures perfect fit.
$2.00 and $3 to $5
Pajamas $1.95 and Up
For Your Convenience
Open Evenings Till Xmas
Trimmings |
for the Tree
Xmas Tree
Decorations, Bells, Etc. Q
Army Truck Put
On Dutv to Help
Move Xmas Mails
An army truck, secured through
the quartermaster'* department at
Fort Brown, wit placed on duty at
tha Brownsvill* postoffice Monday
to aid in the delivery . Christmas
package* which have already arrived
at such numbers as to practically
.'wimp postoffice employes.
G. W. Dennett, Brownsvill* po6**
■master, announced Monday that
three additional carriers had been
put on to aid during the holiday
f,ON DON. Dec. 1*. -< T> Princes*
Clara dr Wildenherg Hatzfeldt died '
today. She was the former Clara M. i
' amphel). adopted daughter of Col
lis P. Huntington, of New- York.
The prircos w^<= the widow of a
Russian noble and had been living
in England tinea ths war. She had
been a society leader for many years
and was considered one of the beat
dressed women in Europe. She was
noted for her lavish entrtainment at
her country estate near Windsor.
The princess contracted bronchitis
a week ago and was threatened with
Loca! Students
To Put on Play
“The World's Redeemer,” a pan- j
tomine pageant of the birth of
Christ will be given Wednesday
night at the Brownsville Junior col- j
lege auditorium.
The pageant, which is to h* acted
by junior college students assisted
by those of the high school, will be ,
interspersed with the singing of re- .
ligmus songs by a small chorus, ae- j
cording to Information from those ,
in charge of the presentation.
The pageant will be given free of
charge, and the authorities of the
school have extended the public a
cordial invitation to attend.
CHICAGO. Dec. IS.—<*>— A blar,
powder bomb exploded on the porr t
of Lawrence F. King, sanitary board
trustee early today, doing 9800 dam
age and endangering the lives of Mr.
and Mrs. King and thair five chil
Police were inclined to link the
bombing with the recent diacharge o:
approximately 3,000 employee of th*>
sanitary district. King, elected *•
the November 6 election, introduce
the original motion before the bond
providing first for reductions in pa
CORDOVA, Alaska. Dee. 19.—<JT
Smallpox, which has been raging in
the towns in Kotzebue end Norton
Sound, is reported in radio message
from Anvik to be spreading up the
Yukon into the interior. The mes
sage said half the supply of vaccin»
in Anvik. on the Yukon, was ben-.g
sent to Holy Cross, about 50 mil^s
down the drive, by d«g team. Vo
shortage of vaccine was reported
■■■ 1 I
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Perfumes Scarfs
Toilet Sets Garters
T’nderwear Flower:;
Gloves Purses
Hose Aprons
Slippers Robes
Nelly Don House Frocks
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salads and des- period our show
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invaluable con- until ten o'clock
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Lower Rio Grande Valley
Phone 276 Mercedes
JOHN H. HUNTER, Brownsville Representative
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