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Brownsville herald. [volume] (Brownsville, Tex.) 1910-current, March 15, 1933, VALLEY EDITION, Image 3

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Park Project
Main Topic At
Club Meeting
Enthusiasm over projects lor the
ensuing months marked the meet
ing of the Business and Profession
el Women s club Tuesday evening
it the chamber of commerce build
ing, Miss Julia O’Brien, president,
Roll call was answered with sug
gestions for new public problems
which the club could undertake.
Among those suggestions were the
eradication of rats in the city, play
grounds for children and ladies'
The club at the present tune is
devoting all its time to the park in
back of the chamber ol commerce.
Words of praise have been received
since the park was first started.
Trees have been set out, the boat,
which was the last to have come
Sown the Rio Grande, has been re
modeled. a rustic bridge built, rus
tic benches have been placed at
various spots, and numerous other
improvements made. A cactus gar
ier„ wliich will be one of the most
complete In south Texas, is the
next feature to be added. The
:lub has placed a shuffle board at
:he park for the the tourists, «id
it is proving quite impular.
The social meeting Tuesday,
Mags' 28. will be in the form of a
s&pEr sack party at the park. Mem
bers and guests will bring sand
wiches. punch and coffee, and a
program for the evening is to be
arranged by Mrs. oe Ingram and
Mrs. Staley Chapin.
An editorial from Holland's Mag
azine for March on the National
Business Woman's Week, which
was observed March 5-11. was read
by Miss O'Brien. A Valley-wide
installation of oificers was discuss
»d and met with the approval of
Dr. Amorette Bledsoe was the
main speaker of the evening, taking
as her topic the Aims. Accomplish
ments and Ideals of the National
Federation of Business and Proies
sional Women. Dr. Bledsoe stated
lhat the slogan. Better Business
Women for a Better Business
World.” and the emblem empha
sized in a few words the aims and
ideals of the organization.
Interesting statistics were given
by the speaker on these commit
tees: Membership, educational, re
search. health, legislat in finance
and international relations.
There were 14 members present
and one guest. Mrs. A. B. Barker
bf Salt Lake City.
• • •
Large Crowd
Is Expected
Arrangement* are being made
Ict a large number of couple* at
the dance the Veteran* of Foreign
War* Post and Auxiliary is spon
soring Thursday night at the hall,
1019 Ellzabteh. For this occasion,
a splendid dance orchestra has
been engaged and the sponsors
promise one of the mjst delight
ful dances of the season.
The large hall will accommodate
more than ISO couples and in
order to insure a cool dancing
place, large ceiling fans have re
cently been installed.
Members of the past and aux
iliary extend a cordial invitation
to all their friend*. Dancing be
gins at 8:30 p. m.
• • •
Church Croup To
m Serve Kish Supper
Mrs R A. Caldwell is in charg
of the fish supper to be served
Friday evening at 6 by Group Six
of the Central Christian church in
tiie church dining hall. Mrs Henry
Ehardt. is chairman but due to
her absence from the city. Mrs.
Caldwell will be In charge.
The delici us fish and accomp
animent* will be 30 cents a plate.
A cordial invitation is extended
to every one including resident* and
visitors in the city.
• • •
Physical Education
Class Is Planned
Anyone interested ir. the organ
ization of a physical education
class for business girls is asked to
get in touch with Mrs Joe Ingram,
physical education director. Exer
cises are given for both reducing
and gaining weight as well as
other healthful exe wises The
classes will be held in the evening,
two times a week lor a reasonable
• • •
Mrs Mittie Handley and Miss
Moliebell Tool of Grant view, who
have been guest* in the home of
the formers sister. Mrs D L
Stoker and family, have returned
to then home
Mrs Robert Browning of Hous
ton intimate friend of Mrs. Volney
Taylor is her house guest this week,
und is also a guest of Mrs. Willie
A George
Mr. and Mrs. Orm Cluidaniel of
Breeman. Indiana, have left for
1 their home following a stay at
I Dei Mar Beach.
Mr. and Mrs John Riche Ison
i ftnd son of Buffalo. N. Y. have re
turned to their home after a visit
g* Del Mar Beach. They planned
to stop in Valley cities enroute.
Mr and Mrs Cl F Risser and
daughter are spending a month at
Del Mar Beach
** • • •
I and Mrs. T. Roberts of New
are at Del Mar Beach this ^
Elaborate Luncheon Tuesday
Compliments Mrs. Taylor
One of the largest and most dis
tinctive events of the season was
the luncheon Tuesday at the LI
Jardin Hotel in honor of Mrs
Volney Taylor and sponsored by
the City Federation of Womens
clubs. Planning and arranging of
all the details for the occas.on
were the work of the club wo
All of the Brownsville clubs have
endorsed Mrs. Taylor as candi
date for the presidency of the
Texas Federation as have the Rio
Grande Valley Federation Board
and the Fifth District Board and
many other clubs all over the state.
The four long luncheon tables
covered with blue damask held
bowls and baskets of nasturt:um.'
and calendulas in yellow and gold,
white and purple larksnur, whiu
and pink snapdragons, tastefully
arranged with fern, to form a most
beautiful and springtime setting
for the guests. Several baskets of
Easter lilies and Queen Anne’s lace
were further adommhent. Centers
of tlie tables were graced with
ferns and orange oalemondion.'.
Place cards for 71 were hand
painted by the pupils of Miss
Salome McAllen’s art class and
were artistic native scenes.
finuioib Welcome
Mrs. Randall Mathers as pres
ident ol the city federation gra
ciously welcomed the guests and
then introduced Mrs. R. B.
Creager who made a most churn
ing tooslmistress.
Mrs. Creager in her opening re
marks told of the honor Browns
ville and uie Valley has in having
a home town woman slated for the
presidency of the state federation.
She introduced Mrs. M. R. Hall
who g. vc a toast to Mrs. Tav’.or
as a neighbor and friend. Mrs.
H. L. Yates read a letter Iro n Mrs.
E. Owen Scott of Rio Grande City,
a prominent club woman who was
unable to be present for tilt
luncheon. regretting her inability
to be present as she was in Aus
tin. Mrs. Yates, after reading the
letter, paid a very touching tribute
to the honor guest, menttaaing
their 15 years of close friendship.
Mrs. Robert Browning of Hous
ton. spoke of the honor that has
come to Brownsville and the Val
ley thr ugh Mrs. Taylor's candi
dacy and with what esteem she is
held all over the state.
Mrs. J. j. Murray ol Harlingen,
president of the Valley Federation,
gave a toast to Mrs. Taylor as a
club woman. A toast to the hon
oree as a wife and mother was
given by Mrs. D. P. Gay, Jr., in a
few original verses.
Mrs. Taylor Responds
Mrs. Willie A. George closed with
a humorous sketch of Mrs. Tay lor,
saying that “we are honoring the
next state president" and closed
Miss O’Brien Speaks
To College Y. W. C A.
Women in the Business World"
was the topic chosen by Miss Julia
O'Brien, president of the Business
and Professional WTomen's club,
I w hen she appeared as guest speaker
! before the regular meeting of the
Yeung Women's Christian associa
tion of the junior college here
Tuesday morning.
In her address. Muss O'Brien
stressed the good characteristics of
a business woman, the essentials
of being a good business woman
and what to expect upon entering
the business world.
Miss Barbara Barrier and Miss
Ramona Baldridge sang popular
songs for the remainder of the
program Miss Blanche Patton,
president, presided at a short busi
ness session. Annonucement was
made of a tour to Matamoros which
the Y. W C. A. will sponsor.
• • •
j Attends Party
In McAllen Home
Archie Ruff was among the
guests at a party given recently at
the home of Miss Dorothy Blair
in McAllen complimenting Miss
Mary A. Combes on her birthday.
Miss Luclla Smith was co-hostess.
Guests were present from McAllen.
Edinburg. Mission. San Juan,
Pharr. St. Louis and Brownsville.
“My trouble was biliousness— j
the whole spring and summer I
was almost down, felt so sluggish,
tired and dizzy." writes Mr. S. W.
Taylor, of Joplin. Mo. “I remem- i
bored that at one time Black- !
Draught had helped me. I went
to the drug store and bought a
package and began taking it at
night. After then. I felt as well
as anyone. I am full of pep and
get out on the ...—m !
farm and do a the
real day’s work. Pleasant Tasting
so I feel that I ®yrup op
owe my good -
health to the use of Black-Draught”
| Ffl*e from the slok
■ enlag after-effects
of ton felt from tak
_- _lng mineral drugs.
“I Coda only 1 cent
•r Isas a deae.
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Special Tuition Fee
Extended to April 1st
Pernsanenti Oil with test
nteed) .. $1.00
nger Wave .... 25c
ork Guaranteed
110 E. Harrison
with two appropnate verses
charmingly rendered.
Mrs. J. K Bull in a little verse of
her own composition, presented
Mrs. Taylor with a lovely bouquet
of red roses, the gilt of Mrs. H. E.
In a most touching and express
ing informal address, Mrs. Taylor
resjionded, thanking her many
friends for all that had been dons
for her and expressing the desire
that she might fulfill all their
expectations. She especially thank
ed Mr. und Mrs. Paul Mathews of
the Ed Jardm Hotel, for the beau
tifully . ppointed luncheon.
Immediately after the lunch ?on
Mrs. Taylor left for Weslaco to be
the guest of the Junior Study cluo.
Among those attending the
luncheon other than the honor
guest and toastmistress were Mes
dames Randall Mathers, J. J.
Murray cf Harlingen, Robe.t
Browning cf Houston. Marvin H.di,
D. P. Tay Jr., H. L. Yates. Willi;
A. George. Paul Mathew.-, Augus
tine Celayu, Jr.. A. Ceyala, A. L.
McDonough of Beaumont. J. J.
Young. H L. Cummins, E. Essev.
George K Aziz. Ralph L. Buell.
P. A. Cliapa. c. C. Stewart, Frank
Brown. Bascom Cox, D. S. Purl ol
Corpus Christ!, A. L. Brooks ol
Harlingen. R. Roy Rulf, H. L.
Fitch. Nathan Moore. Emil Blanck,
A. C. Capron of Boonville, New
York. C. L. Conrad, Miss E. A.
Evans * Ohio; Mesdames A. M.
Brave. R. j| Pate. T. S. Fau. E. D
Marshall. L. Henshaw, J. T.
Adams. W. L. Rymaii J a. Sewell,
O. A. Pechstein. Clove H. Tandy,
Miss Julia O'Brien; Mesdames G.
W. Johnston Sr., J .T. Canales,
Jesse Dennett. F. L. Comev of
Milwaukee. Wis.. A. B Brown. W.
J. Vertrees. M M. Mclnnis. C. A.
Jarrett Lee L. Adams. H E.
Barnes. W. T. Harvey, Dr. Flor
ence I. Olmsted, Mesdames Law
rence Clmsted, Grover C. Singer.
Ewing Shelton. G. D. Sutton. W.
E. McDavitt , George White. J.
Grider Pe rkins. Colli.s P. H. Per
kins. G. W. Johnson. Jr. C. W.
Watson. . K Bull and J. C. Car
When you tire of swimming, just i
blow yourself up and float a |
while. That’S Virginia Grays
prescription for beach fun with
her new rubber bathing suit. Vir
ginia introduced the buoyant suit
to Los Angeles surf fans.
Penny Supper At
Church W ednesday
Tonght from 6 to 7:30 o'clock,
circle three of liie Central Chris-1
tian Church Missionary Society, j
will serve delicious home cooked
loods at the penny supper which
lias become a standing event of
each week. The menu planned lor
this Wednesday is well balanced
offering a wide variety of foods
and is served in a tempting man
ner, cafeteria style. A large crowd
is being prepared for. The supjier
is served in the dining hall of the
churcli located at 4th and Levee
streets. 1
j Tourist Club
Has Barbecue
A party ol about 25 tourists
gathered at the chamber ol com
merce Monday alternoon and pro
ceeded Irani there to James Grove
oft the Boca Chica highway where
a barbecue was held. A most tasty
lunch ol barbecued beel, potato
salad, beans, pickles, dives ana
col lee was served.
Activities were discfussed lor the
week and the president. S W.
Smith announced that Mr. James
had kindly offered his place lor
any future activities the tourists
might wish to have there.
A moonlight picnic and wiener
roost was planned lor Thursday
and the following committee will
make arrangements: Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Sevems. Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Cole and Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Capron.
The card party scheduled for
Thursday will be held Friday af
ternoon at 2:30 o'clock and a dance
is to be held that night at 8:30
o'clock m the Ton rust club room.
Discussion of an all day outing at
Pert Isabel was held with no def
inite date set aside.
AUenaing me oaroecue were
Messrs and Mesdames R. y Sev
ems. Perry. N. Y.; A. C. Capron,
Booneville, N. Y.; S. W Smith.
Batavia. N. Y. Cole. Cicero. 111.,
C. S. Christman. Wellsville. N. Y.;
Sam Hausknecht. N. Y.; Messrs.
G. W Crane and M. L. Crane of
Newark. N. J.. Dr. and Mrs. J.
W Wilson of New York. I". A. S.
Blair of HalLstead. Pa. Mrs. Henrv
Brumm. Sandusky, Ohio. Mrs. W. j
J. Palmer, Cleveland. Ohio. Miss
Katherine Glein. Champagne, 111..
J. W. Melts. Newark. N J.. Mrs
Ruth Serene. Pa. ana
Mrs. Thomas Johnston. Saltsburg,
• • •
Mrs. Blanche McDonough arrived
in the city Tuesday morning to
be the guest of Miss Julia O'Brien.
She plans to leave the latter ]>ar
cf the week for Houston where
she will join Mrs Dave O’Brien,
of Brownsville who Is visiting
relative* there, for a short visit
before returning to her home in
Visitors Arc Named
Honorees of Steak
Fry Given on Monday
Honoring Mrs. MitUe Handley
and Miss Moliebell Tool of Grant
view, who liave been guests of
Mrs. Handley's sister. Mr- D. L.
Stoker and family, the Crusaders
Class of the First Baptist church
entertained at an enjoyable steak
fry Monday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bohien in
El Jardin. Entertainment for the
evening was in charge of Frank
Matejka who had provided num
erous a.uusmg games and contests |
for diversion .The steaks which
mere prepared by George Hillyer,
were served with delicious ac
New officers will be elected this
month, Mrs. J. P. Glenn serving
as president at the present time, j
The class lias been enjoying large
crowds every Sunday night and
urges all Baptist men and women
to join.
Thirty two members were pres
• • •
Chicken Dinner To
He Served Saturday
The third of a series of chicken
dinners being served by the Young
Matrons Circle of the Methodist
Missionary Society has been plan
ned lor tins week. The delicious
chicken and accompaniments is
served in the church dining hall
from 11 to 1 o'clock for 25 cents
a plate. Patronage of their friends
is invited.
Brownsville Study club is meet
ing with Mrs. R. E. Green.
Givic League meeting at the1
chamber of commerce at 3 p. m.
El Jardin Heights Social club
with Mi's. George Bowman.
Executive Board of the Browns
ville Chapter of the American Red
Cross meets at 4:30 p. m. at the
chamber of commerce
Thursday Sewing club with Mrs. I
Lee James.
Tourist club moonlight picnic atj
James place on Boca Chica high- j
Interest In
Dance Shown
Dancing couples of the VaJley
arc centeruig their Interest on the
St. Patrick's Dance the Hostler
club of Harlingen is sponsoring
Friday night at the Madison Hotel
in that city.
The prettily appointed ball room
with soft shaded lights is a delight
ful setting for dances and a large
number of members and f no mis
of the club is expected to attend.
Mussc for dancing which begin*
at 9 p. m will be provided by
Haynie Hall and his Showboat
Orchestra. The large dance hand
is proving most popular in the
Valley as they continue to fill
regular engagements at the hotel.
Their late dance tunes and niwdly
numbers will be heard until the
wee sma’ hours ot Saturday morn
ing and the hop Friday night is
expected to be one of the most
enjoyable of the spring season.
• • *
Mrs. D McClendon and children
of Pharr were week end guests of
Mrs. McClendon's jiarents, Mr. and
Mrs W. T. Harvey.__
-Kate Greenaway
n foTp/"
j^The children will be de
lighted to be togged up
r in these pretty dresses
and mother will wonder
how they can be priced
so low.
Plaids, Stripes, Dots ...
pirnts of all kinds . . ,
puff sleeves and other
styles. Sizes one to six
Also sun suits for
babies and Sant one
suits for boys.
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Chesterfields Taste Better
SMOKERS notice a certain “touch” in Chest
erfields that conies from having just enough
Turkish tobacco in them .. .a spicy, aromatic
flavor that's much the same to a cigarette as
seasoning is to food.
For only by blending and cross-blending
the right amounts of mild Domestic tobaccos
with the right amount of Turkish can we get
the flavor and aroma that Chesterfield smokers
Next time, ask for “The Cigarette that
Satisfies”. . . you’ll get Chesterfields, with
Milder, Better Taste.
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