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Girl Reserves Honor
Members of ‘Hi-Y’
. .
Members of “Hi-Y” were honored by the Girl Reserves at a tea given
Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 6:30 at the Presbyterian church, with a
number of other special guests invited for the occasion. Miss Lillian
Hocking, Valley Girl Reserves secretary, was present, also Mrs. Volney
Taylor, who assisted in pouring at the tea table. Members of the local
Y. W. C. A. board attending were,
Mesdames W. B. Walton. Jack
Rowe. George Smith, Robin Pate
and Howard Cummins, Dean and
Mrs. 8. A. Caldwell were also pres
A pretty color scheme of green
and yellow was adopted for table
decorations, and yellow’ tapers and
mounds of fern formed especially
pretty combinations.
Mrs. J. Celaya entertained with
piano solos, and group singing was
also a feature of the program.
• • *
Guest Honored
At Club Party
Of Wednesday
Naming as honor tuest tor the
afternoon Mrs. Jack Rabltt of Lit
tle Rock, Ark., who is visiting in
home of Mrs. J. L. Boggus. Mrs.
Nell Allen entertained the Wed
nesday Tournament bridge club
with a prettily appointed party at
her home.
A charming spring atmosphere
was created in the color scheme of
green which the hostess chose. An
abundance of garden flowers,
daisies, popples and phlox were ef
fective in bouquet arrangements,
and all appointments of the card
tables, and the refreshment course,
carried out the green color theme.
Two tables of members and two
of guests enjoyed the afternoon's
games, in which Mrs. J. L. Boggus
won high score. Mrs. Burt Hinkley,
Jr., second, and Mrs. Rabitt receiv
ed a pretty honoree s gift.
• • a
Just-Sew Club With
Mrs. Pendergraft
Mrs. W. L. Pendergraft entertain
ed the Just-Sew c]pb at her home
Wednesday afternoon, with a large
number of members present, and
Mrs. Glenn Torrance and Mrs.
George Dockey as guests.
Sewing and the usual diversions
of the club meeting were enjoyed.
A salad course was served. Mrs
W. D. George. 1626 Elizabeth, is to
have the club next week.
• • •
Four Tables At
Tourist Party
Pour tables of players enjoyed
the Tuesday bridge party for tour
ists at the chamber of commerce
club rooms in the afternoon. Mrs.
Ed Hitch of Tacoma, Wash., won
high score prize, and second high
was awarded to Mrs. N. G. Taft
of Garber. Okla. This favor was
donated by the Rose Beauty shop.
( Comings, Goings ~|
Mr. and Mrs. Hilliard Smith. Sr.
and Miss Aetna Smith of Cameron,
and Mrs. M. M Letcher of Dallas
returned Wednesday to their homes
after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Hil
liard Smith, Jr.
Grady Fuller of Houston was a
week-end guest In the home of Mr.
and Mrs W. Y. Worley.
Mrs. M. H West left Wednesday
night for San Antonio and Cline,
where she wao again called by the
Illness of her sister.
Mr. and Mrs W. S. Perkins and
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Conrad of Co
lumbus. O.. who are guests of Mr
and Mrs. V L. Conrad, are to go
to 8an Benito Frldav to visit Mrs
Seymour Huff, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Conrad
Thomas H Sweeney Is at
home from Temple where he re
, centlv underwent a maior operator
and Is reported recovering rapidly
J Societv Calendar j
Church Federation meets at Bap
tist church. 3:30.
Relief from Gas
Stomach Pains
The doctors tell us that 90 per cent
of all sickness is due to stomach and
bowel troubles. You can't be well if
your digestion is bad; you are likely
to get sick unless you relish food and
digest it properly.
Tanlac has a wonderful record as a
relief froth digestive troubles, even
those of years' standing.
Local people, many of whom you
know, are highly endorsing Tanlac.
For example. Mrs. Ellen White says:
"For years I suffered from indiges
tion. I got no relief from anything
until I took Tanlac. After my fourth
Kttle, I feel like a new person and
ve a fine appetite."
If you suffer from gas, pains in the
stomach or bowels, dizziness, nausea.
—ttion, or torpid liver; if you
appetite, can’t sleep and are
and all run down, you need
It is good, (Jure medicine.
1 roots, herbs and barks. Get
s from your druggist today.
Money back if it doesn’t help you.
Accept do substitute.
National ‘Y’
Is Guest At
Board Meet
Miss Grace Love, of the national
department of immigration and for
eign communications. National Y.
W. C. A. board, was honor guest at
a meeting of the local Y. W. C. A.
board Wednesday morning at the
home of Mrs. H. L. Fitch. Miss
Love has been visiting organiza-1
tlons in the Upper Valley before
coming here, and plans to be in
Brownsville several days in con
nection with her official duties.
Her headquarters are in New
York, and she works to a large ex
tent along the Pacific coast and
the border in Y W. C. A. activi
ties among the foreign element of
the country.
Miss Love spoke at Wednesday
morning’s meeting, telling some
thing of the work which she was
attempting to do with foreign fami-1
lies and pointing out means In
which Y. W. C. A. could assist in
furthering the general plans of the
Miss Lillian Hocking. Valley Y.
W. C. A. Girl Reserves secretary,
was also a guest at the meeting.
• • »
Inter-Club Meet
At Mission
An inter-club council meeting
of Valley Girl Reserves is to be
held at Mission. Saturday. March 1, j
according to advice received here
by officials of the organization.
All presidents of Girl Reserves j
clubs in the Valley and their pub
licity cairmen are to attend the
• • •
Date Changed For
G. R. Meeting
The meeting of Girl Reserves
scheduled for March 4 at the home
of Miss Ayeliffe Cobolini, as been
postponed until March 11, It is an
nounced. The meeting will be held
at the home of Miss Cobolini at
that time.
Wednesday evening the marTiage
of Miss Lucile Carney of Ethel. La.
and Elwin Gerron of Austin was
performed at the home of the
Orooms parents in Austin. A num
ber of relatives and close friends of
the young couple were present.
Mrs. Gerron is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Carney of
Tthel, La., and has been teaching
Arts and Artcraft at the Austin
State Hospital for the past several
Mr. Gerron Is the son of Mr.
Federated club women and P.-T.
A. members will be Interested to
know that a co-worker, Mrs. Cor
die Webb Ingram, president of the
Roxton P.-T. A., is author of a re
cent book, "Child of the Sun,’
which is accredited in reviews as
an outstanding narrative for edu
cational and Inspirational workers
It deals with a young teacher in a
typical Texas community, her prob
lems. and the successful way for
all concerned in which she meets
Mrs. Ingram is herself a native
Texan, active in church and civic
work and also the author of several
books of poems. i
and Mrs. Walter Gerron of Austin *
and was the youngest member of
the Texas Legislature being only
21 when elected. He resigned this
office last fall to enter into partner
ship with his brother Wm. J. Ger
ron In the law business.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerron will be at
home to their many friends in
Raymondville after a short honey
moon. The groom will continue in
his law practice with his brother
under the firm name of Gerron and
Gerron, Attorneys.
• • »
Monday evening Miss Rose Earl
entertained the members of the
Gingham Girls club at the home
of Caroline Duffield on West Kim
ball Ave.. with bridge.
Mildrena Baugh received the
high score, prize, a purse, and
Caroline Duffield received the con
solation prize, a bottle of Oriental
Refreshments were served at the
close of the games. The next meet
ing will be held at the home of
Miss Alda Jensen. Monday evening.
• • •
Monday evening the Jolly Dozen
bridge club w’as entertained at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Tom
me on West Kimball Ave.
Mrs. Calder won the women’s
high score prize, a China salt and
pepper set. and Fred Akard won
the men's high score prize, a deck
of cards. Mrs. Smith and B. L.
Jenkins received consolation prizes.
Refreshments were served.
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. George B Calder
and daughter Alice and Mr. and
Mrs. George Johnson wexe San
Benito visitors Sunday.
Miss Caroline Duffield and Rose
Earl were Harlingen visitors Tues
day. __
North Mission |
Mr .and Mrs. O. A. Parks enter
tained. Sunday, with a turkey din
ner. Guests were Messrs and Mes
dames Loyal Gallion and family of
Weslaco. Harold Gallion of Weslaco.
Mrs. Benjamin Thorpe. Ray Thorpe
and E. V. Thorpe and sons of Shary
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Mrs. E. V. Thorpe gave a dinner
Saturday in honor of her mother
in-law. Mrs. Benjamin Thorpe. The
guest list included Mr. and Mrs.
Benjamin Thorpe and Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Thorpe.
• • •
Harry Gray who has been work
ing at Harlingen, was in North
Mission Thursday. He will leave for
Laredo this week a'here he has a
position with a large silk goods com
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Reichenaner
of Milwaukee. Wis., who recently
purchased a twenty acre citrus farm
near here have come to make their
home in the Valley.
A. J. Plagge of Milwaukee, who
come to the Valley three weeks ago.
leaves for his home in Milwaukee,
Thursday evening accompanied by
Miss Elsie Reichenaner.
Mr. and Mrs. Rollins of McAllen
were dinner guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Gray Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dytslor of Hargill.
were Sunday guests at the home of
Mr -and Mrs. C. Cartwright. Mr.
and Mrs. Dytsler formerly of Cen
ter have recently moved to the Val
Mr. and Mrs. Rollins of McAllen
were dinner guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Gray Thurs
Mr. and Mrs. Dytsler of Hargill.
were Sunday guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. C. Cartwright. Mr.
and Mrs. Dytsler formerly of Cen
ter have recently moved to the
Messrs Edgar Flowers and Geo.
Ohair of Sherman spent Friday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Mrs. J. Hickman was a Tuesday
guest at the home of Mrs. Wirt
Bert hoi of McAllen.
Mesdames Kelly Gray and L. H.
Starr of Mission were in Harlingen
Mr And Mrs. P. C. Longwell mot
ored to Harlingen Friday.
Mr .and Mrs. E. Hauff and daugh
ter Louise of Mercedes were Sun
day guests at the home of their
parents Mr and Mrs. G. S. Culver.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sell of Ros
well South Dakota were Sunday
guests at the home of Geo. Hansen.
Mrs. Morris Crom and sons Jack
and Ted of McAllen were guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. A.
Parks Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Alsmeyer ex
pect to leave for Florida this week
to visit their son Louis and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lee were
hosts Saturday evening to the mem
bers of their bridge club at their
home on E. Taylor. Mrs. C. L. An
derson of Sah Antonio and Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Bennick of Kingsville were
named honor guests for the evening.
Robert L. Ginn was also a guest.
Decorations featured spring time
i Friday—Saturday
g Libby’s sales have a reputation of be
_ ing real values—here is one that is
Lr* outstanding.
A group of non-run rayon and silk
mixture material bloomers and
panties — Summer weights — $1.39
to $1.69.
Colonial Girl all silk
full fashioned hose
Only a few lof these frocks in
Batistes and other summer materi
als—value to $2.95.
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Satin and Lace
Value! to $1.95
$ 1.00 ^

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Linen 2?
. pirn
Batiste m
and other .wash
^ materials
$ 1.00 ^
in shades of yellow pink and green
which was followed in the pretty
table appointments and in the bal
lons which were floating about the
rooms from the ceilings and tables.
In the games of the evening Mr.
and Mrs. A. E. Wurzbach were pres
ented with high score trophey and
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Coins received
second high trophy.
At the conclusion of the games
a salad and sweet course with punch
were served, to the guests and eight
members present.
• • •
Mias Louise Hopson arrived in
Harlingen Saturday morning from
Houston, where she will visit with
her parents on 203 E. Buchanan
street before returning to the city.
| La Feria j
The P.-T. A. sponsored a beautiful
patrotic silver tea on Friday after
noon at the home of Mrs. L. L.
Starkey. The spacious living rooms
were artistically decorated.
Eleven godmothers of the grades
with the P.-T. A. president, Mrs. D.
H. Forbes, dressed in Martha and
George Washington coetumes re
ceived the guests at the door. Little
Misses Muriel Kiester and Dolly Bess
Beddoes gave out little nosegays, for
favors. At the refreshment table
Mrs. Carl Kiester and Mrs. Archie
Bishop poured tea.
During the afternoon a delightful
program was rendered. Mrs. Vigness
gave several piano numbers. Vocal
numbers were given by Mrs. Som
mers and Mrs. Stephenson. Others
assisting in the entertainment were
Mrs. J. S. Sanders, Marvis Ander
son and the Choral club.
About two hundred and fifty en
joyed this delightful affair.
• • •
Mrs. Goodenow of Howell, Mich
igan who is visiting her sister, Mrs.
John Stoddard, was named the
honor guest at a bridge luncheon on
Monday when Mrs. Raleigh Watson
and Mrs. Dan Forbes entertained at
the former's home. Four tables of
bridge were in progress, centered by
little china colonial dolls which were
given as cut prizes.
Mrs. D. S. Knight received first
prize, a radio stool, second high went
to Mrs. Stephens who was awarded
a dainty chiffon handkerchief. The
guest of honor was also presented a
dainty gift
Those enjoying this lovely party
were Mesdames Goode now, John
Stoddard, Will Stoddard. Ed Wat
son, H. T. Anderson, Knight, Flynt,
Brown, Amthor, Kiester, Stephenson
Brittain, Stephens. Brower, Forbes,
Raleigh Watson and the Misses
Helen Carmichael and Mildred Bas
• • •
Mrs. Ramsey entertained her niece
from north Texas over the week
Mrs. Katherine Oliver McCoy left
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$3.25 Wamsutta Percale Sheets, 63x99.$2.89
$3.75 Wamsutta Percale Sheets, 63x99 .$3.34
$3.98 Wamsutta Percale Sheets, 81x99.S3.49
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$1.25 Wamsutta Percale Pillow Cases..$1.07
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50c All Linen Hemstitch Napkins, 18 inch.40c
$1.50 All Linen Hemstitch Squares, 36 inch . . .$1.19
$3.50 All Linen Hemstitch Squares, 54 inch .. . $2.82
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69c “Kickernick” Nainsook Bloomers.48or
$1.00 “Kickernick” Silk Bloomers.72c
95c and $1.00 Ladies’ Rayon Vests and Bloomers 79fc
75c Van Raalte Rayon Silk Brassieres.55c
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$1.98 Fancy Crepe Chine Step-ins ..$1l45
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$4.75 Lace Trimmed Crepe Chine Gowns.$2.69
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$1.50 New Silk Tapestry Brocade.#1-27
$1.75 New Silk Tapestry Brocade.|$1.48
$1.98 New Silk Tapestry Brocade.i$1.63
$1.25 Ladies* Embroidered Philippine Gowns J. 99c
$1.98 Ladies* Embroidered Philippine Gowns . $1.59
$2.25 Ladies* Embroidered Philippine Gowns .i .$1.79
50c to 98c Children’s Odds Socks.L ■ • .43c
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$1.50 Heavy White Linen Suiting.$1.06
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