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/30Delegates A ttend Presbyterian Meeting with 130 representatives of Valley Presbyterian young people in at tendance, the all-day rally of the Valley district held Saturday at the ^rst Presbyterian church in Mercedes was declared an outstanding suc cessful feature of the year's program. Presiding officers were Miss Kate Payne Owens, religious educational director for the West Texas Pres hyterial, and Miss Ada Lee Rich mond of McAllen, district president. All churches represented in the attendance participated on the pro 8>i*m, their numbers carrying out the general theme of the day, Kingdom Highways." Rio Hondo was selected as the meeting place for another rally of valley District Presbyterian churches in July, when a five-day conference of delegate will be held. Attending from Brownsville were -Barbara Biglow, Mary Agnes Puck ett, Isabel Rose. Ann Gardner, Chester Clark, Peggy McGraw, iMary Zell Taylor, Virginia Blum. Frank Mathers. Edgar Brown, George Cabler. Mrs. Randall Ma thers, Mr. Hartman, and Miss Fern Day. • •• Program Complete for School Operetta Following is the program in full for the First Ward school operetta, T*nd of Sometime,” to be presented Tuesday n^ht at the Junior college auditorium at 8 p. m. Act 1 The setting is in a Jananese gar den where the little Japanese child to play with their pets. " Act 2 The scene is shifted to America, The Land of Sometime. The little children of other countries come to licet the queen of the Land of Sometime. These children appear in the following order: The Japanese salutation: Hail to the Queen . Herald Bugbears of Childhood. Baby from the Land of Sometime. Visitors. Bo Peeps Children from Holland. Wail of the Chinks Greetings from Ireland. Children from Mexico. The Band of “The Land of Some time. ’ Flower girls. Indians Uncle Sam's Boys Act 3 Grand Finale. • • • Fine Arts Program Is Announced “‘rs. S. R. Jennings of HarTngen, rman of the Department of Mu* »f the Valley Federation of Wo la Cjubs. has announced the fine arts program which will be given on the evening preceding the all-day meeting in Mercedes. May 13. Seven music and dramatic clubs affiliat ed with the federation will parti cipate in the costume program to be given at the high school auditorium m Mercedes Monday evening. May 12. Following is the program: Edinburg—a) "Crying Waters.” an Indian love song by Anna Kath erine Edwards; (b) "II Laerato Spi rito." Italian, by John Hendricks, accompanied by Emma Gene Baker: (el "Polonaise,” French song, by Emma Gene Baker, accompanied by Miss Thomas. Mission—A vocal duet and dance. "The Gypsys.” by Mesdames Sid Hardin and Earl Stewart, accom panied by Mrs. R. A. Dimmick anrl “Dance Modeme” by Irmr» Burwell, accompanied by Mrs Heat he May. San Juan.—Viol a solo. "Legende.” (polish) by Mrs. A. H Kidder and a reading. “Legend of the Texas its” by Miss Mildred Rei s.—Three vocal solos and a piano solo. "The f sale and the Rose.” (Russian! by Mrs. Henry Hager, accompanied by Mrs. L. M. Prize Winner *Marr Jo was troubled \\;th con ittottion.’* says Mrs. T D. McGin -.1028 Drexel Ave . San Antonio, "et- sallow and bilious; didn’t 25e «iy appetite: couldn't digest h#r food. “^■California Fig Syrup has chang , Tf, that.. It regulated her bow oulcklv: improved her appetite digestion. She has improved -long until friends say she's '1*"L]fr prize-winner for health." 1 .^hers bv thousands praise Cali , Fg Syrup. Physicans en Its rich, iruity flavor ap !otr: f* Children: its pure vege ^ ifcdness is safe for any child. S?r prompt relief it br.ngs bilious. ■ dachv constipated children lasts. '•e* - tnne and strength Etach. Next time tongue or fever ■ffstipation. try and see how it >k for the name narks the genu years. adv. Society Calendar ... - ———J Tt'ESDAY First Ward school operetta, “Land of Sometime," at Junior college • auditorium. Learners club with Miss Florence Bell. Rebekahs meet, evening. Vigness; piano selection by Listz, Mrs. L. M. Vigness; "The Wren" by Mrs. Newell Waters, accompanied by Mrs. Powell and “My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice" by Henry Car 1 lisle, accompanied by Mrs. John Ashton. Harlingen, special entertainment number given by the following group: Mesdames B. F. Hardin. L. W. Van Pelt, C. W. Letzerich, Floyd Smith, Jack Cary, S. R. Jennings, Frank Chastain. McAllen clubs will also have a part on the propram, but their num bers have not been as yet received by the program chairman. Sebastian ADA BESS STALLINGS TARTY HOSTESS Miss Ada Bess Stallings entertain ed a number of friends with a party I Saturday afternoon at the home of j her parents. Cake and punch were served to the guests. Those present were Miss Juanita Armistead. Hazel and Ruby Doris Jacksoii. Edna Smith. Lucille Crum. Edith yorrow, Beatrice King. Mar garite Hanning. Marion Gustafson and Albert Morrow, Royal Crum. Lloyd and Guy Woods. The young hostess was assisted in her duties by Miss Mary Alice Batcheler. • • • HISTORY CLASSES I TOUR VALLEY The students of the history classes of the Sebastian schools, accompan ied by Supt. and Mrs. J. W. Lump kin made a tour of the Valley Ban Jacinto day. The party entered the military highway at Santa Maria and going to Fort Brown where a delicious picnic lunch was spread. In the afternoon the party drove to the Resaca de las Palmas and Palo Alto battlefields. Accompan ing the students on the tour were Mr. and Mrs. Lokev, Mr. and Mis Hale. Mrs. B. C. Stallings. Misses Belle and Grace Williams. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Slayton and Mrs. Maude Borland. • • • PICNICKING ENJOYED A crowd motored to Olmito Sun day from Sebastian spending the day picnicking at the lake. Those who attended the trip were Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Sprouse and children of San Perlita, Mr. and Mrs. Marshal Bourne. Mrs. I. P Bourne. Misses Marie Armstrong. Ethel and Elizabeth Armistead „and Newton Klemann. I PERSONALS Mrs. Trout and infant son of Kingsville are guests at the home of Mr. aijd Mrs. E A. Warren. Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Oakes re turned to their home in Refugio Wednesday after a visit with rela tives here. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lanier ac companied by Miss Elizabeth Rag land. Spurgeon Lanier, all of Riveria. were calling on friends here Friday I and Saturday. 1 Miss Elec»iore Watson of San Benito and Miss Ono Ruth Ewing and Harvey Klemann of Donna spent Sunday here with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Morns and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Haney and sons spent Sunday at Point Isabel. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Nielsen and daughters were all day guests of relatives in San Benito Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Hanning and child ren spent Sunday at Point Isabel. Mr. a: f Mrs. Joe Schultz spent Sunday at Red Fish bay. Mrs. Ai.ce Wilson and daughter Hazel and Mrs. Lee Rudd and chil dren made a tour- of the Valley Mon day. Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Woods and children made a tour of the Valley Sunday. Postmaster Louie D. Austin and mother. Mrs. Nellie Austin, were Harlingen visitors Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Williams had as then guest Wednesday, Mi*, and Mrs. Tillman Williams and children of Rangerullc. Mr. and Mrs. Bus ter Williams and children of Pn inera, Mr. and Mrs. Zack Wil liams. Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox and children and Mrs. Meyers and son of Harimgen. Cecil Shirar returned to Pasadena Saturday to resume his studies af ter spending the Easter holidays here with relatives. Mr. and Mr.s John Wright and son, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Moran and Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Teague were sightseeing in the lower Valley and Matamoros Sunday. Clarence Stevenson spent the week-end in Aransas Pass. Mr. and Mrs. Davis Woods and daughters spent the week in Cuero visiting relatives. Mrs. B. G. Bourne and children of Santa Rosa and Mrs. I. P. Bourne and Miss Mane Armstrong were Brownsville visitors Wednesday. Mrs. B. C. Stalangs and Mrs. E. K. Watson attended a bridge party in Edinburg Tuesday sponsored by the Business and Professional Wo men's club of that city. Lyford | HOCUTTS ENTERTAIN CLASS MEMBERS The Senior class of the First Baptist Sunday school, was enter rained Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Hocott with a dell clous dinner mt the noon hour. In the afternoon tennis and croquet were played on the pretty lawn. Members of the class present were Misses Maggie, Mary and Annie McKeand. Letha Yundt, Thelma and Mattie Hocott, Messrs Ira and Dinzel Strade, William Vaughn. Walter Robbins, Randall Deyine, Raymond and Daymond Hocott. • • «* HOSTESS TO i SOCIETY Mrs. A. J. Crltchfield was hostess to the Woman's Missionary Society of the M. E. church South, on Monday. Several members and one visitor were present. A splendid program was enjoyed. PERSONALS Mrs. Mary Coker of Georgetown is here for an Indefinite visit with her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H. Mitchell and children. Mr. and Mrs. Louis R. Keene and children Mrs. T. J. Miae. mother of Mrs. Keene and Samuel L. Soward were dinner guests In Point Isabel last week at the J. D. Keene home. Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Soren son and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bald ridge and son. Stanley, were visit ors in San Benito last week. Miss Myrtle Rudd who is attend ing C. A. I. in Kingsville spent the week-end here with her parent*. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Rudd. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Houghton and daughter, Cecil, were visitors In San Perlita recently. Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Jackson and children and Mr. Nathan J. Jackson, visited their son and brother Alfred Jackson and family in Sebastian Mr. ar.d Mrs. John W. Williams and children. Florence, Roland and Ralph, spent the week-end fishing at Holly Beach. Nathan J. Jackson has returned from a three weeks visit with rel atives in Queen City. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Mitchell and son. of La Feria. were guests at the home of their son and broth er. Supt. and Mrs. George Mitchell recently. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Nielson and children of Sebastian were callers here last week at the C. E. Craig home. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Gossett and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Hart, Mr. and Mrs. Showery and Mrs M. Young, were picnicking at Red Fish Bay last week. E. D. Baldridge left Saturday for Laredo. R. C. Morris, bank cashier, was in Houston on business the first of the week. Elton Ray. who is employed In Mercedes, spent the week-end here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rob ert Ray. Cullen Keene and Jack Mitchell snent one day last week In Point Isabel visiting Cullen’s parents. Miss Seva Nvquist attending the University of Texas, returned Mon day after spending the Easter vacation here. Miss Lucile Brar.tely who is at tending school In Brownsville is spending a few days with her people. Mrs. Soblem. entertained the Mission Ladies Aid on Tuesday af ternoon at her home. Axel Johnson arrived Tuesday from Providence, R. I. to be the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gustaf son and family. Mrs. John Hennech and children Debutantes Plan Balls Six Months in Advance While this season's debs are still dancing, ball rooms are being en gaged for next winter's debuts. Among girls to be presented are Eleanor Garber (right). WASHINGTON (fl —With a great-grand-daughter of former President Grant and the daughter of a cabinet member in their ranks, next season's debutantes are plan ning their coming-out parties. Clara Grant, daughter of Col. and Mrs. U. S. Grant. III. and Car oline Hyde, daughter of the secre tary of agriculture and Mrs. Arthur M. Hyde are among the girls who will be presented to Washington society. Some of the glrl3 are planning double debuts, one in Washington and one tn their home city. Two Baltimore girls, Louise Brooks and Audrey Barret, axe to be presented there and In the cap ital. Others among next season's debs are Katrina McCormick, daughter of Representative Ruth Hanna McCormick: Martha Garber, daugh ter of Representative and Mrs. Milton C. Farber of Oklahoma: Mary Corning, daughter of Repre sentative and Mrs. Parker Coming of New York: Eleanor Calvert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Calvert of Washington and Beatrice Cotton, daughter of Major and Mrs. George S. Cotton. who have been the guests of Mrs. Bergstrom, her sister during the past several weeks returned to her home in Hutto. Mr. and Mrs. A. Johnson of Austin, were week-end guests of Mrs. Arthur Johnson of the Turner Tract. | Edinburg Society | SWASTIKA BRIDGE CLIB HOSTESS Members of the Swastika Bridge club were guests Monday afternoon of Mrs. C. S. Collier. Pink was chosen as the color scheme and charjningly carried out in the dec Afiff? ^rPACTiCIMG -—-on ThEj GE-^TLL 1 -—of ttAMiPuurmG—' * ClGM?tTfU --. -—■ l^i'T if ANN091NG— ^ UteN ^cc All 90iiP EffoPf*? ■-/ ^ ^—.go uP m oration of the rooms and the bridge and refreshment table appointments rpring flowers being used in the floral accompaniment. Mrs. J. E. Berry made the club high score, Mrs. J. W. scored at cut and Mrs. Douglas Mackenzie won the guest high score prize. • • MYSTERY PROGRAM PRESENTED Members of the College Science I club held their regular meeting | Tuesday evening, disposing of a i number of important matters in a brief business session. A mystery program was present ed by the Physics department, and covered many seemingly strange phenomena, which are easily ex plained by natural physical laws. A demonstration of the X-ray was given and an interesting il lustrated lecture by H. U. Miles, dean of the school. * * * WIDE-AWAKE CLUB MEETS The Wide-Awake Home Demon stration club met at the home of Mrs. Robert Wakener Monday af ternoon, wifh Mrs Etta Ringgold demonstration leader, giving an interesting lesson in Italian hem stitching. Mrs. Arthur Frase was a guest of the club. A course of refreshments war served by the hostess, and the next meeting date set for Monday, May 5th, at the home of Mrs. Carl Boyer. The demonstration subject for that day will ty* ' Light Refresh ments and their Serving." • • • INFORMAL BRIDGE AT SMITH HOME Miss Florence Smith entertained a number of out of town friends at an informal bridge Thursday evening at her home near Edin burg. Refreshments tables were set up on the lawn and jack-o'-lanterns I Hear this cereal'! So crisp it crackles out loud when you pour on milk or cream. Toasted rice grains. Rich with flavor. Something different for breakfast. Deli cious for lunch. Use in candies, macaroons. Try in soups. Kiddies are fascinated by Rice Krispies. Order from your grocer. A red-and-green package. Made by Kellogg in Battle Creek. Kttliyfi BICE KRISPIES, hung about the trellises and trees made an attractive setting. A de licious two course supper was serv ed. Miss Louise Handley of Houston won the high score prize, a beauti ful china teapot, and Miss Esther French scored low. About ten guests were p.^ent, among them Miss Beth Cos ton, of Harlingen, and Louise Smith of McAllen. Dancing was enjoyed on the piazza during the evening. • • • MRS. GARDNER HAS CLUB Mrs. W. D. Gardner received the members of the Tuesday Luncheon club at her home Tuesday. The rooms were prettily decorated with cut spring flowers in pastel shades, and a luncheon was served. Mrs. A. Baker received the high score prize at the games which followed. * * * REGULAR SOCIAL LUNCHEON HELD Members of the Business and Professional Women’s club met at the Blue Bonnet Gardens Wednes day for their regular social luncheon and brief business meeting. Mrs. Ed A. Brown was a special guest. A benefit dance is planned to be given on the Klossner Roof May 2. for the benefit of the local Red Shirt Band. • • • MUSIC CLUB AT BRYAN HOME Mrs. C. E. Bryan Sr.. was hostess to the Edinburg Music club at her home Thursday. Roses and sweet peas were used in the decorative scheme. Mrs. H. C. Baker presided over the business session, during which several matters were dispos ed of, and Mrs. Dorothy Kirkpatrick Scott outlined her plans for parti cipation in National Music Week, in which she will cooperate with all the local musical organizations In taking part in the program. A musical program was carried out. • * ft CIRCLE MEETS AT CHURCH Members of the Alegre Circle of the Methodist church met Tues day afternoon at the home of Mrs Chas. W. Sterling. The lesson was devoted to the study of childhood. Mrs. Frank Myl r.ar discussed habit training and Mrs Harry Pray ably presented the subject. The Nervous Child. A delightful refreshment course was sen-ed. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. A. L. Mor gan. with Mrs. S. W. Patrick, host ess. • • • ALTAR SERVICE TO BE HELD The Edinburg Lutheran church members will hold an altar service at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. M Nerquest Sunday afternoon at three o'clock. A devotional service - ill be held and followed with a brief busi ness session and a course of refresh ments. A large number of visitors are ex pected from the First English Luth eran church of Donna and many not affiliated with the church plan to attend from Edinburg. The meeting at the Norqust home Is the first of a series of home meetings which will be held during the coming months. ■ • • BLUE BONNET CLUB HOSTS Mr. and Mrs. Ed A. Brown were hosts to members of the Blue Bon net Bridge club Monday. Pink and 1 white was used as the color scheme, being carried * out with pink and white larkspurs. The refreshment table was cov ered with Queen Anne lace cloth giving a charming setting for the repast which the hostess served. Mrs. W. D. Gardner scored high for the evening. BENEFIT BRIDGE TOR BAND Mrs. Ed A. Brown was hostess at the first of a series of benefit af fairs to be given to raise funds for the local Red Shirt band. Opening her home Monday afternoon, she received a large number of local women as guests at a benefit bridge party. The rooms were beautifully deco rated in a charming flon 1 scheme carrying out a pastel color note re flected In the use of Queen Anne's wreath and pink larkspur, with pink as the predominating color In the bridge table score pads and In the refreshment course. Mrs. W. G. Eggers made the high score at the games. • • • TWELVE PRESENT AT MEETING Mrs. J. C. Epperson was hostess to the Senior Bridge club Wednes day afternoon, with three tables of players present. The bridge and tea tables were decorated with bowls of larkspur In tones of pink and blue which was carried out In the bridge tallies. Mrs. Roy Klcssner made the after 2-DAY COUGHS ENDOVERKIGHT A protracted eetsgk U a danger signal. Since 1IS4 thousands have ro lled on Mother's Salve to quickly relieve colds, coughs and catarrh. Promptly applied to nose, throat, eheet or back. Mother's Salve produces a penetrating vapor which works sorely and gently. 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