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LATE SUMMER AND EARLY FALL MODES FEATURE CHIC AND NOVEL ENSEMBLES
CMARJ and attractive for late ^ summer and early fall is the ensemble worn by Jean Muir. The dress is brown and white crepe, diagonal striped, with three quar ters length jacket to match. In keeping with the feathered mode, Jean selects a be ret which has two love birds in front. And her pumps, with large bows, are brown kid. Auxiliary Of Legion Elects New Officers t The American Legion Auxiliary, John Hanson Post, met Friday morning in a called session for the annual election of officers. Those elected were as follows: president, Mrs. Harbert Davenport; vice-president, Miss Florence Bell; treasurer, Mrs. W. O. Washington; recording secretary, Mrs. Tom Stevenson; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Arthur Hipp; sergeant at arms, Mrs. H. Allman; historian. Mrs. Joe Lindaberry; chaplain, Mrs. H. M. Skelton. The following committees were selected: membership. Miss Flor ence Bell. Mrs. Lawrence Olmsted, Mrs. W. O. Washington; child wel fare: Mrs. F. E. Macmanus. Mrs. G. W. Johnson, Jr.; program Mrs. G. W Gotke; Americanization, Mrs. G. W. Gctke; legislation, Mrs. R. C. Mor ris and education, of war orphans, Mr* J. S. Spikes. Delegates were elected to rep resent the unit at the state meet ing.’ Members will meet at the home of Mrs. G. W. Johnson on Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock to fill Christmas bags for disabled men in hospitals in the Philipinne Islands. These bags were made in the Red Cross Sewing room. m * m Ween Frac Clul) And Guests Are Complimented Mrs. Julian Giraud entertained Ween Frac club Thursday after noon at her home on Levee street Guests gathered at two tables in the living room and at the close of the games, high score trophy was presented to Mrs Johnny Walker. The club honored Mrs. Calvin Surtees with a handkerchief show er during the afternoon. Mrs. Sur tees is leaving Sunday with her husband for San Antonio where they will make their home. Out of club guests were Miss Pat r,y Surtees of San Antonio and Mrs. Maurice Pipkin. The hostess passed a frozen salad course. This week Mrs. Sam Lockwood will entertain. Triple X Exit Club Plans Party Soon Tentative plans for a party some tmie this week were made at a meeting of Triple X Exit club Fri day in the home of Miss Rose Schmeling. Informal entertainment was diversion for the guests who were served delectable refresh mThose present were Marcille Strein, Alice Fitch, Pampy Hadden, Nell Tew. Georgine Monroe, Doro thy Crowe, Leonore and Lydia Yturria. Inez Brulay, members and Lucille Moses. Jennie Putegnat and Bernice Kowalski, guests. Miss Hadden will be hostess to the club this Friday. VISITORS HERE Mr and Mrs. Jim Harmon and Mr And Mrs. Oscar Shields of lavsonville, lnd. and Mr. and Mrs. Stout of Indianapolis. Ind are vis ftinir MTS. Harmon's sister, Mrs. Louis ‘Rank and Mrs. C. H. Pinkley Ks Jardin. The visitors are en iovtoe the fishing at Brazos Island, havine had most successful catches SSTLne they have been there. Visitors From San Antonio Flonored Mrs. O. B. Horton entertained Wednesday afternoon at her home with a three-table bridge party which complimented her mother, Mrs. J. A. C. Sprouse and her sister, Miss Frances Sprouse of San An tonio, who have been her house guests for the summer. An orchid theme was reflected in the bowls of water hyacinths which were placed at vantage points. Tro phies were awarded Mrs. R. M. Bates and Mrs. Graham Edge for winning high and second high, respectively. Following the games chocolate ice ci earn and cake were served to Mesdames G. N. Bogle, E. G. Her ring. J. P. Williamson. C. A. Jarrett, Graham Edge, Ralph Desmond, Calvin Surtees, R. M. Warren, Painter, R. M. Bates. Duff Howard, the honorees and the hostess. Mrs. Sprouse and her daughter are leaving a week from Monday for their home after a most pleas ant visit in Brownsville. They have been entertained with a number of informal courtesies while here. Saturday afternoon Mrs. William son was to honor Mrs. Sprouse and Mis Frances with a bridge party Miss Frances with a bridge party • a • Auxiliary To , Sponsor Dance The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is sponsoring a dance Friday, Aug. 25. at Truskett Hall, Val Verde, one mile west of Donna, according to announcement made at the week-end. A special feature of the dance, which will be a Valley-wide affair, will be the awarding of a cash prize to a lucky couple during the “repeal dance“. Upon entrance, each couple will be presented with a numbered ticket, giving him a chance for the prize. The auxiliary extends a cordial invitation to all its friends to at tend the dance, which is expected to be one of the outstanding events on the social calendar this week. A popular dance orchestra will be featured and the hall has one of the finest dance floors in the Val ley. Girl Scouts Receive Full Memberships Girl Scouts of the Bluebonnet troop held their weekly meeting Friday afternoon at the home of their captain. 231 West Jefferson street. Mrs. G. W. Johnson, Sr., and Mrs. Fisher were visitors. Thirteen girls who have attend ed the required number of meetings and passed their tenderfoot tests received their membership cards and pins. The pins were presented by Mrs. Johnson who has worked with Girl Scouts in Mexico and is interested in the newly organized troops of Brownsville. She also told the girls of some interesting exper iences while in Mexico. The girls who received full mem berships were Kathryn Barnard, Frances Barnes, Violet Davenport, Ellen Louise Dittmann. Iva Blanche Dittmann, Cleta Howell, Calven Howell, Vernal Lee Oleson, Betty Jo Samuels, Sylvia Sommers, Do lores Thornton. Pauline West and Mattie Mae Yates. Women who have time and are interested in Girl Scout work are cordially invited to attend these weekly meetings as there is a de mand for leaders in Brownsville. m m 0 Mrs. Moran Hostess To Social Club On Thursday Afternoon Summer flowers adorned the home of Mrs. Gentry Moran Thurs day afternoon when she entertained the El Jardin Heights Social club and three extra guests, Mrs. Everett Easterly, Miss Mary Virginia Mur phy and Mrs. Guy Steele. During the afternoon, current events were discussed and the host ess had prepared an interesting contest in which slogans and ad vertisers were named, the guests being asked to give the name of the product advertised. In this contest, Miss Murphy was winner of the prize, a set of pretty napkins. The hostess served delicious re freshments to 12 guests. Sept. 14, Mrs. C. H. Pinkley will entertain the club. • w • G. R. Nelson of Pfluegerville, for mer Brownsville resident and foot ball star, is spending several weeks here as the guest of Mudge and Mrs. Volney V/. Taylor. Nelson will leave the latter part of August for his home and plans to attend the University of Mississippi this year. Young People s Revival Is Planned by C. Y P. U. The Christian Young People’s Union of the city will conduct a young people’s revival, beginning Aug. 28 and continuing until Sept. 3, “by the young and for the young’’ on the roof auditorium of the Cen tral Christian church. Young peo ple are invited whether or not they are members of the union. A meeting is to be held Sunday at 6:45 p. m. on the roof by the young people with the Christian Endeavor in charge. They will be dismissed in time for the union services at the Presbyterian church. Preparations will be made for the revival, each group having an eve ning for conducting the services and an up-Valley preacher is to obtained for one of the night ser vices. The Christian * ndeavor will con duct the program Sunday evening with Melba Howard as leader. Songs: "He Keeps me Singing,” "The Fight is On” and “If Jesus Goes with Me I’ll Go” will be fol lowed by the scripture and will be discussed by the leader. Robert Sylvester will offer a prayer. The special Sunday evening includes a selection by the quartet composed of Juanita, Oleta and Armenia Adams and Jack Mohle. Explana tion and discussion of rev’val plans will conclude the program. Novel and practical qualities are combined by the use of beige pigskin accessories on a chestnut brown jersey sports suit. The trig little hat, glcves, bag and collar aie all of pigskin. (Right)—This trim ensemble of mahogany brown wool is for early Septembe" wear, a Bruyere design with late summer economy in mind. It combines a hip-lenglh jacket untrimmed by fur with a slender, high necked frock of the same fabric. The collar is of white pique. The l, brown felt hat is one of the new fall models with the four-point crown. Attractive Tea in La Feria Draws Attention of Many Valley Women on Thursday -^ Club Courtesy At Port Isabel On W ednesday A bridge party of attractive fea tures Wednesday had as hostess Miss Virginia Pattee who enter tained members and guests of the O. B. F. club at Port Isabel. The rooms were done in pink and white, with tallies and score pads fea turing the chosen colors as did the refreshments of ice creg-m and cake and the floral decorations which were pink roses and fern. Miss Anna Ruth Langford re ceived high score trophy. Others making up the personnel were Misses Frances Creager, Mary Helen George, Lorene Strein, Alice Warden, Georgie Singer of Browns ville and Mrs. A. W. Hutson and Tag Hutson of Harlingen, Dorothy Jean Pattee and the hostess. Miss Tag was the guest of Miss Dorothy Jean for the day. This Wednesday. Miss Singer will compliment the club. Bunco Party Given Guest A pretty hospitality of Thursday was the bunco party given by Miss Katherine Barnard to honor her houseguest Miss Marguerite Nietert of Harlingen, who spent last week with her. Using the attractive acalpha plants and fern the hostess emhpasized a pink and green color motif in her floral decorations as well as in the refreshment course, table service and prize wrappings. The exciting bunco games ended in high score trophy being awarded to Miss Nietert and low to Leonard Piggett. Congealed salad with whipped cream and cakes, also expressing the pink and green colors, were served to Annette Barton. Dale Fisher. Vilet Davenport. Leonard Piggott, Dottie Mae Fisher, Craw ford, Charles Langford, J. C. Slaughter, the honoree and the hostess. • • ^ P. A. L. Club Has Shower for Guest Mrs. Dick Strama added a de lightful courtesy to the social cal endar Wednesday afternoon when she entertained the P. A. L. club and one guest, Mrs. William S. Jacques who was showered with many lovely gifts. A delectable luncheon was served before the games in which Mrs. E. H. Hattabaugh was awarded high score trophy and Mrs. Walter For tune, second. Mrs. Jacques received guest gift. The meeting this week will be with Mrs. Tom Ward. • • m Birthday Informally • j Celebrated Sunday Mrs. G. W. (Helen* Johnson, Jr., celebrated her birthday on last Sunday most informally when she received her friends at the John son home on West Levee street. Friends called during the day to extend felicitations. One of the most delightful events of the past week was the silver , tea given Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Katherine Oliver McCoy on the South Parker Road near La Feria by the Twentieth Century club. Guests, numbering al most 100, were from Brownsville, San Benito. Donna, Harlingen, Mer cedes, Santa Rosa and La Feria. Receiving the guests were Mrs. McCoy, Mrs. Harpin and Mrs. Brown. Mrs. H. T. Anderson pre sided most graciously over the guest book, beautifully decorated in pastel with a typical scene of Mexico on the cover, done by the president of the club, Mrs. Joah Sanders. As guests entered they were served a refreshing fruit punch. Mrs. McCoy opened her home for the occasion, guests gathering in the pleasant living room and spac ious porch where antiques and col lections cf prints served as a most appropriate background. Lovely roses were massed in large blue bowls and white tapers burned in twin blue candleholders to cast a soft glow. Mrs. McCoy in her gracious man ner, introduced Mrs. Volney W. Taylor who in turn introduced the speaker of the afternoon. Mrs. G. W. Johnson Sr., also of Brownsville. Mrs. Johnson, who has spent many years in the interior of Mexico, where her husband has been locat ed in his work with Pan-American airways, gave a most interesting and authentic talk on Ancient irtuins of Mexico. The speaker had brought with her a collection of articles typical of Mexico, including idols from the Mayan. Axtec and Taltex, pottery and handwork. Following the tea, an informal buffet supper was tendered to those on the progiam by the executive board of the club. Those from Brownsville were Mesdames Taylor, Johnson, Willie A. George, H. B. Hampton of La Jolla, Calif., who is visiting in the Kenneth Beer home here and Mrs. W. F. Wood ward of Pinebluff, Ark. Mrs. J. J. Murray of Harlingen was also a guest. • • • Entre Nous Entertained --- Mrs. Owen Flynn entertained at bridge Friday afternoon, compli menting Entre Nous club and two guests. Mrs. Joe Ingram and Mrs. Lee Adamson at her home in West Banker Addition. Potted plants were used to cre ate an attractive background for two tables of players. Mrs. Graham Edge received high score at the conclusion of the games and was awarded a lovely gift. The hostess passed a salad course to eight guests. This Friday Mrs. Duff Howard will entertain. • • • Samedi Club With Virginia Sethman Miss Virginia Sethman proved a gracious hostess Friday evening to Samedi club members and one guest, Miss Alberta Browne. Summer blossoms adorned the room in which two tables were appointed for the bridge games. Miss Elizabeth Browne was winner of high score trophy. A salad course was served during the evening. Miss Browne will have the club this Friday. Corpus Will Have Five At :Meet Monday Five members of the Corpus j Christi Business and Professional j Women's club will be at the quart erly meeting of the Valley Feder ation of B. and P. W. clubs in Mis sion Monday evening, according to announcement received at the week-end. They are coming in in terest of the district conference to be held in their city soon. Federated clubs from the entire Valley will attend the banquet and a large number is expected to at tend from Brownsville. Those not having transportation are asked to meet at the Miller hotel at 6 p. m. where cars will be waiting to take members to Mission. The quarterly program and ban quet promises to be an interesting event on the social calendar for the week, and a large crowd is expect ed to represent the Federated Busi ness and Professional Womens clubs in the Valley. Splash Party Is Compliment To Guest Here Complimenting Charles Tandy, who with his parents is visiting here from Fort Worth, Miss Eliza beth Ann Tandy, assisted by her mother Mrs. Cleve Tandy and Mrs. Mark French, entertained with a swimming party and Mexican sup per at the Country Club Wednes day from four to seven o'clock. Those making up the personnel of this delightful occasion were Dons McKay, Mary Ruth Craig, Frances Lawrence, Frances Cabler, Dorothy Crowe, Mary Jane White, Dorothy Fox, Maxine Rockwell, Rosie Fox, George B. Hughston, Donald Early, George Emmett Dodd, Douglas Early, Bert Gross, George White, James Batsell, Joe Bingham. Richard McKay of La Port. Bill Tandy of Fort Worth, Del Perkins and the hostess. i Connings, Goings and Doings Mr. and Mrs. Bascom left Friday night for the World Fair in Chi cago. • • • Mrs. J. T. Canales and Mrs. Jesse Dennett are spending this month in Saltillo, Mexico. « • • Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Tom and daughter are spending the week end in San Antonio. • • • Miss Marguerite Nietert of Har lingen was the houseguest last week of Miss Katherine Barnard. • mm Mr. and Mrs. Joe Linda berry motored to San Marcos Saturday to spend the week end with relatives. * • • Mrs. Rachel Pierce is spending several weeks in San Antonio with her brother, Capt. Leonard Pierce and family. m m ~ Mrs. G. W. Love and son Paul have returned from San Antonio wdiere they have been for the last several weeks. • • B Mrs. Preston Crockett and Mrs. R. B. Crockett are spending several weeks in Houston visiting relatives. They left last week. B B B Mr. and Mrs. Ben Brite are ex pected home from Central Texas and Hot Springs, Ark. where they have been this summer. • B - Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Bingham and family have returned from a sev eral weeks visit with friends and relatives in Austin and Belton. * • • Mr. and Mrs. W. B. George and son are leaving Saturday night for Chicago, where they will attend the World Fair. They will be gone sev eral weeks. • • * Mr. and Mrs. J. A Russell are enjoying a trip to Pennsylvania visiting Mrs. Russell's mother. This is the first time she has been back in twenty years. • • • Misses Josephine and Marizeil Taylor are to visit their grand mother. Mrs. Cook, in Dallas while Mrs. Volney Taylor and Volney, Jr., go on to Chicago for the World's Fair. Mrs. H. B. Hampton, who has been visiting in the Kenneth Beer home for the past six weeks, plans to leave the latter part of the week for her home in La Jolla, Calif. • • • Rev. and Mrs. O. L. Smith and family have returned from a sev eral weeks vacation trip to Arkan sas and Missouri. They also visited friends in Gonzales en route. • * • Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Surtees are to leave Sunday for San Antonio where they will be located in the future. They will be accompanied by Mr. Surtees’ sister, Miss Patsy, who has been visiting here. Mrs. R. A. King and granddaugh ter, Courtney Schmidt, have left for a several weeks visit in Dallas and Eldorado, Ark. They will be gone until the first of September. • • • Misses Frances and Laura Youree left Saturday for Corpus Christi after spending the past three weeks in the home of their sister. Mrs. J. B. Atchison and Mr. Atchison. » • • Mrs. G. W. Johnson. Sr.. W. F. Y/oodward of Pine Bluff, Ark.. Mrs. Hampton of California, Mrs. Willie A. George# and Mrs. Volley Taylor of Brownsville were in La Feria Thursday. • • • Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Weir and daughter, Mary Victoria were to' leave Sunday morning for their former home in Dallas. The Weirs have resided in Brownsville for the past year and will be greatly missed by their friends. • * Mr. and Mrs. Fay Rockwell and daughter. Miss Maxine are in Kerr viile where they have gone to meet their other daughter. Betty, who has been spending the summer at Camp Mystic. They will be back the early part of this week. • m Friends are greeting Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Cloud and their little son, Dickie, who are visiting here this week from Santa Fe. New Mex ico and are staying at Palm Courts. Mi’. Cloud was former manager of Vv7oolworth’s in Brownsville before he went to Santa Fe. They were luncheon guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Bingham Friday. Weirs Honored With Farewell Party Friday A farewell courtesy was extended by Senior No. Two of the B. Y. P. U. Friday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Landreth on Media Luna Road, to Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Weir and their daughter, Mary Victoria, who were to leave Sunday morning for their former home in Dallas. The evening was spent most in formally in games and conversation. A pleasant surprise was the auto graph book presented to Mr. and Mrs. Weir, containing the names, addresses, hobbies, etc., of every one present. Miss Weir was also presented with a gift. At a late hour, refreshments of dainty sandwiches, cookies and punch were served to the honorees, Mr. and Mrs. R. T- Kyzar, Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Bohlen. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Glenn, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Atchison. Mrs. Jack Baird, Miss Juanita Boorye, Mrs. Daisy Nichols, David Joost, Mr. and Mrs. George Hillyer and daughter. W. W. Todd and Mrs. Curtis Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Landreth. SUNDAY 6:45 p. m. City Young Peoples Lmon meeting at Central Christian church. Christian Endeavor in charge. MONDAY 8:00 p. m. Quarterly meeting and banquet of Valley Federation Wof Business and Professional Women's clubs at Mission. 10:00 a. m. Baptist Women's Mis s.onary Union Industrial Day, all day with covered dish luncheon. 3:30 p., m. Methodist Women's Missionary Society social meeting with Mesdames J. R. styles, R. A. Tom, Charles Weich, A. S. Gimble. Tate and Steve Sabotka as host esses. 8:00 p. m. Hope Chapter. Order of the Eastern Star, meeting at the Masonic Temple TUESDAY 9:30 a. m. Legion Auxiliary meet ing at the home of Mrs. g W. Johnson, Sr. cn West Levee street. 3:30 p. m. Mrs. J. B. Dobson en tertaming Tuesday Contract Bridge club. 8:00 p. m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary meeting at hall. 8:00 p. m. Rebekahs meeting at Masonic Temple. WEDNESDAY 3:00 p. m. p. a. L. club with Mrs. Tom Ward. 6:00 p. m. Penny supper at Cen tral Christian church with circle four. 3:00 p. m. p. H. D. club In the heme of Miss Margaret Huffacker. Miss Georgie Singer entertaining O. B. F. club. THURSDAY 3:00 p. m. Mrs. Sam Lockwood entertaining Ween Frac club. El Jardin Friendly club with Mrs A. M. Darling. FRIDAY Triple x Exit club with Miss Pampy Hadden. Miss Elizabeth Browne will en tertain Samedi club. Entre Nous club with Mrs. qfff Howard. W Dance at Truskett hall. Val sponsored by local V. F. W. Auxiliary at 9:30 p. nx.