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Bluebonnets 1
Decorate At
Many Affairs
f _ (Special to The Herald)
EDINBURG, March 2*. — The
Iiembers of tha Hi-Lo afternoon
fridge club were entertained Friday
lith Mr*. E. A. Brown as hostess at
Jta hotel Edinburg. The rooms were
decorated with low bowls of blue
During the games high score was
made by Mrs. O. C. Aldrich The
guests Includes Mesdames W. D.
Gardner, E. S. Hearnc. Culbertson.
C. 8. Collier, O. C. Aldrich. J. J.
Oliver ard E. M. Everltt.
• • •
A colorful arrangement of blue
bonnets and phlox graced the home
■ of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Schindler Sat
urday night when they were hosts
to the Jolly Twelve Bridge club. A
salad course was served at the close
of the games In which Mrs. E. D.
Anderson and A. M. Tarbutton scor
ing high
Those present were Messrs and
Mesdames E. D. Anderson. M. E
Davis, A. M. Tarbutton. C. E. Koen.
A. M. Casberg and the hosts.
Los Vecinos bridge club met Sat
urday evening the home of Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Rumfelt with the room
attractively decorated In bluebonnets
and Indian paintbrush. A motif of
spring was carried out in the bridge
appointments and Mrs. D. C. Printy
and Prank Boss scored high during
the games.
Members present were Messrs and
Mesdames Frank Boss. D. C. Printy.
R. C. Broaddus, Wainscott. B K.
Moncrief and the hosts.
• • •
Four local members of the Presby
terian Auxiliary attended the Offi
cers Training school on ‘•Instruc
tions in Woman's Work in the
Church” for District 1 of the West
ern Texas Presbyterial held Friday
in Weslaco. Those attending were
Mesdames E. M. Smith. H. O
Sc hale ben. A. Q Norris and Cooper
Mrs. George Smith presided dur
ing the session and the main speak
er of the day was Dr Henry H
Sweets, well known in Presbyterial
work, who gave a talk on •Ministeri
al Relief.” Dr Sweets is the author
of the book. “Planning the Good
Work.” which the local auxiliary
studied In February Dr. Brooks. I.
Dickey of San Antonio also address
. ad the group. A covered dish lun
cheon was served at noon In the
church parolrs
• • •
A delightful social hour was enjoy
ed Friday afternoon Immediately
following the business session of the
Homemakers Demonstration club at
the home of Mrs. J. A. Braden with
Mrs Kenneth Simmerman acting as
co-hostess. Floral charm was added
to the home fhrough the use of
orange calendulas, plum be. go and
bluebonnets. Dainty refreshments
of punch and cake were served.
Those present were Mesdames Carl
Eckstrom, John Van Holland, Zinn.
T. E Jasper son, J L. tollman, B
Trotter. Howard Yingling, R L.
Mann, W L. Martin. Ralph Drum
mond. Ralph Hughes. Eli Pore. Joe
Bums and A. E Davis.
• • •
Mr*. Elise Sharpe conducted the
atudy of the book “Orientals in
^America." at the meeting of the
Belle Bennett circle of the Methodist
:W M. U. recently when Mrs. W. C.
ISrumley was hostess with Mrs. A. S.
Ihirran as co-hostess Mrs Sharpe
%lao read the scripture reading from
.'ftvhn 13:13-17. Mrs W A. McNabb
1 n •esided during the social hour when
tpay contests were enjoyed. A re
ltreshment course of lee cream and
c ike was served.
Members present were Me.sdames
Pi F Steldel, W A. McNabb. C G
I trock. M. D. Collins. D. Q Squvres.
A.. C. Oyler. Joe Clarke. L. W. Todd.
V V. P. Cunningham. C. R. Brewster.
It L. McDonald. W B Brumlev. H
Ft Combs. W. C. Brumley. H Tarp
Ittr. C. E Rutherford, W O Steph
enson. Elise Sharpe. J. E. Rickett.
Ac M. Fairbanks and Miss Dicey
J kmes.
• # •
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Horton en
h l named the members of the Satur
d ■ y Night Supper club in their home
• t seven o'clock. Shades of yellow
a t id orange were noted in the calen
dulas and nasturtiums used as flor
al adornment. Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Ikitter were awarded high score.
Present were Messrs, and Mesd
aines H J. Tanner. A. G. McHenry. 1
Arthur Chaty, Grade Calloway and
A. E. Potter.
A practical demonstration of dye
ing material for the making of hook
ed rugs was given Friday afternoon
by Mrs. W. L. Venable of Donna be
fore members of the San Carlos
Friendship club when they met in
the home of Mrs. C. J. Siegnst with
Mrs. J. E Berry as co-hostess
An iced drink and cookies were
served the conclusion of the dem
onstration. Present were Mesdames
J. W. Eagan. H. J. Tanner. A. E.
Potter. B. H. Folmar. Martin Kieffer.
Arthur Chaty, Carl Bishop, Prank
Vickers Elise Sharpe. C. L. Heine
mann. Harry Pray and Harry Christ.
• • •
Mrs. L. H. Manning was hostess
Friday afternoon to the members of
the members of the Georgia Swan
son circle of the Methodist Wom
en’s Union. The devotional was
conducted by Mrs. Roy Snider with
Mrs. J. T. Felker leading the study
of “How We Received Our Bible."
She was assisted by Mrs. George
A delicious refreshment course
was served after the program. Those
present were Mesdames Ray Snider
Elmo Bright. L. H. Piper. George
Duncan. Brumley, R. G. Yingling
and J. T. Felker
Marriage Is
(Special to The Herald l
MISSION. March 27.—Uniting two
of the old and well known families
of Hidalgo County Sunday evening
at 8 o clock in the South Mission
Methodist church. Rev. Jose Espino,
pastor of the church, read the ring
nuptials for Miss Eutimia Barrera
of Mission and Santos Gorena. Jr.,
of Edinburg m the presence oi about
four-hundred relatives and friends.
The bride was beautifully gown
ed in an eggshell satin with tulle
veil which fell into the train of the
dress, and carried an arm bouquet
of lilies and fern. She was attended
by her sister. Miss Beatrix Bar
rera. who was beautiful In a pastel
lace dress with small matching hat
The bride s maids were Miss Da
linda Trevino of Brownsville, Miss
Dolores Gorena of Alamo, and Misses
Emma Barrera. Zolia Olivarez,
Baudelia Barrera and Carmen de la
Garxa, and all wore pastel lace
gowms with hats and flowers to
match. The groom's brother. Adan
Gorena of Edinburg, served as best
man. #
Miss Carmen Barrera, sister of the
bride, at the piano and Gorgomo
Barrera, violinist, furnished the
music for the nuptial rites and
throughout the assembling and leav
ing the church.
Misses Oonsuela Gonzales and
Leonor Gorena both of Edinburg
were cushion bearers and Miss Fler
ida Gorena attended the bride’s
flowers during the ceremony. The
little flower girl was Beatrix Bar
rera "IYevico and Alfredo R. Bar
rera was ring bearer.
Mam witnesses for the rites were
Mr. and Mrs Arcadio Guerra of Linn.
>fr. and Mrs. Joe Guerra of Edin
burg. Mr. and Mrs C. G de la
Garza. Mr. and Mrs. Pedro Longono
and Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo Barrera
The bride is the daughter cff Mr
and Mrs. Ex Barrera and a grad
uate of Mission high, class of 1932
alter which time she attended Jun
ior College at Edinburg.
The groom is the son of Mr and
Mrs. Santos Gorena of Edinburg
and is employed with the Fidelity
Abstract and Title Company in that
After the marriage a reception was
held in the basement of the church
during which a program was pre
sented and refreshments were serv
ed With C. G de la Garza acting
a* master of ceremonies, the follow
ing program was given: piano solo.
Miss Anna Maria Barrera; two vocal
solos. Miss Eloisa Ramirez of Edin
burg; piano and song. Miss Angellta
Guerra and Tommy Guerra both of
McAllen and a talk by Hidalgo Ra
mos of Laredo. Except for the time
of program presentation. Miss Car
men de la Garza furnished piano
music lor the evening.
At six o'clock in the evening the
brides parents were hosts at a din
ner for the members of both fami
lies with 75 relatives in attendance.
Thp young couple left Monday for
San Antonio where they will remain
for 10 davs after which time they
will be at home in their lovely new
house m Edinburg. ’
The cork tree is stripped of its
valuable outer bark, always during
the summer, at intervals of about
eight or nine yean___
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Mrs. Johnson
Is Guest Of
McAllen Club
Ai the regular monthly meeting
of the McAllen Pan American
Round Table at Las Palmas hotel.
Mrs. G. W. Johnson of Brownsville
was guest speaker and had charge
of the program on Mexico.
Mrs. A. P. Hawkins, director, pre
sided. Pour new members were in
troduced. this number completing
the membership of twenty-two. All
were present and there were ten
Luncheon was an elaborate af
fair with the theme of decoration
typically Mexican in keeping with
the day’s program. Brilliantly col
ored Saltillo serapes lent richness
and charm to the table which had
for is central adornment an Eagle
cactus. Two statuettes the Charro
and China Poblana on horseback,
were placed at opposite points on
the table. Of marked distinction
were the place cards with the
Mexican Coat of Arms exquisitely
finished. They were hand painted
ond donated by a Mexican lady who
is a friend of Mrs. Lauro Izagulrre.
wife of the Mexican consul, re
cently transferred to the Consulate
General in San Antonio.
Mrs. Izagulrre asked that her
program be moved up so that it
could be given before her depart
ure. She requested Mrs. Johnson
to take charge of the program on
Mexico, and made it one of gen
eral history with a few geographic
al descriptions and traditions. In
cluded among the latter was the
story of the Coat of Arms, and Mrs.
Johnson g£ve a colorful delineation
of the legend.
During the meal a three piece or
chestra from Reynoea played and
sang, donating their services in
honor of Mrs Izaguirre.
Meeting of Brownsville Pederated
clubs at the chamber of commerce
at 3:30 p. m.
Alpha Delphians will meet at the
Woman's club at 9:30 a. m.
Meeting of the Brownsville
Bridge League at the Elks Hall at
7:30 p. m.
Committee Chairman
Asks For Library,
Books For School
The week of March 25 is Library
Week at the First Ward School and
Mrs. Rufus Ransome. chairman of
the library- committee, makes an
appeal to those who have books that
will interest small children to tele
phone her and she will be glad to
call for them.
Last year a good number of excel
lent books were donated to the
school and it is the hope of those
in charge that there will be a fine
response this year.
The Ladies Aid of the Central
Christian church met Monday
afternoon at the church for a busi
ness meeting. Twenty-five member*
were present. Mrs. W A. Velten led
the devotional.
Young Artists Give
Entertainment At
Federation Meeting
The monthly meeting of the Fed
eration of Church Societies wa.
held at the First Baptist church
March 23
Mrs. W. M. Coleman presided in
the absence of the president. Mrs
F. E. Morris. After the business
session, the federation was enter
tained by Misses Charlene Welch
and Frances Worthington who gave
a dialogue entitled. “Peppermint
Jane." Miss Virginia Singer gave
two readings. “Animal Crackers"
and “Giving." concluding a very
Interesting program.
Missionary Circles
Meet In Various
Methodist Homes
Circle One of. the Methodist Mis
sionary Society met Monday after
noon at the home of Mrs. R. E.
Green on Lakeside Drive with 14
members and one visitor. Mrs. W.
J. Thompson, present. Mrs. O. A.
Pccksteir. gave the lesson.
Mrs. A. W Neck was hostess to
Circle Two at her home in Hibis
cus Courts. 3even members and
two visitors. Mrs. A. N. 8. Patrick
and Mrs. Wallace Reed were pres
ent. The devotional was led by Mrs
J. H. Sample and Mrs. E E. Black
gave the lesson from the Mission
study book.
Twelve members of Circle Three
and two visitors met at the home
of Mrs. J. R. Snoeberger. Mrs. E.
E Dickason gave the lesson dis
cussion. The president of the Mis
sionary Society. Mrs. H. B. Jeffery,
met with this circle.
Mrs. A. Gibson was hostess to
Circle Four at the home of Mrs
W. R. Jones. Eight members and
one visitor were present. Mrs. Harry
Faulk gave the devotional, and the
members opened the study hour
with the hymn. “Taie the Name of
Jesus With You."
The Young Matrons met with
Mrs. E. W. Perry with 12 members
present and one visitor. Mrs. H. P
Roberts. Mrs. J. Harrison Diltz gave
the devotional followed bv silent
prayer and the Lords Prayer was
repeated in unison by those present.
Mrs. Hayden Hays conducted the
lesson from the Mission study book.
A social hour was enjoyed by all
the circles after the study hour.
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Party Friday Will
Honor Post Members
The V F W Auxiliary met at the
hall Tuesday #vemng for a business
meeting, with 18 members present.
Arrangements were made to give
a party Friday evening at the hall
honoring the post members of the
organization. Refreshments will be
served and an entertaining program
provided All members are invited
to be present.
Complete Optical Rente*
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When shopping at Jitney Jungle stores you
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At our stores you wiH find sueh high class merchandise ms
the Internationally recognized Crosse & Blackwell foods as
well as other nationally known products. We also feature
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Month Marks
Eighth Year
Of Activity

HARLINGEN. March 27. — Miss
Ruth Brannon, special representa
tive of the Federal Housing Act.
was guest speaker at the March
meeting of the Womans Chamber
of Commerce held Monday noon at
the Woman’s Building. Guest en
tertainers were Miss Lucy Richards,
reader, and Warren Dowdy, who
gave a trombone solo accompanied
at the piano by Mrs 8. R. Jen
nings. Mrs. Stanley Yount presid
ed and spoke briefly on the sub
ject. "Challenge To Women. **
The month marked the eighth
year of the existence of the organ
ization and Mrs. Gerald McKenna,
recording secretary, read a list of
accomplishments of the Woman's
Chamber of Commerce. Mrs Yount
gave a resume of the past six
months of her administration.
Guests for the luncheon were
Mrs. J .J. Burkholder. Miss Helen
Haynes. Miss Brannon. Miss Rich
ards and Mr. Dowdy. Table decor
ations were bowls of bluebonnets
and other spring blossoms and dec
orated Easter Eggs.
• • •
Members of Chapter T. P E O.
motored Monday afternoon to Mer
cedes where they were the guests
of Mrs. George A. Morrison who
entertained at the home of her
daughter. Mrs. R. E. Kirkpatrick.
Sprays of huisache in baskets gave
floral charm to the rooms.
Mrs. Polk Homaday. newly elect
ed president, was in charge and
committees for the ensuing year
were named as follows: year book.
Mesdames A M. Letzerich. Gerald
McKenna. Virginia Norton. Keith
McCanse; social. Mesdames George
Delhi. John Fowler. Jr.. A. E. Klein.
A. J Rabel; finance, Mesdames J.
! W. Fonville. M E Deakin. J C.
Terhune; publicity. Mrs. A. J. Ra
bel; auditing, Mrs. Josephine
Young. Mrs. McKenna; history,
Mrs. W. M. Driskill; pianist. Mrs.
M E. Deakin; parliamentarian.
Mrs. A. M. Letzerish: welfart, Mes
dames Reihl. R L. Hill, J. C- Ter
hune. Josephine Young.
Plans were made for the annual
j guest day of the chapter which
' will be held April 29 at the home of
Mrs. R. L. Hill.
Program for the afternoon con
i -
earned Cottey College of Nevada.
Mo., girls' school owned and oper
ated by the National P. E. O., which
was given by Mrs. J. W. Fonville. A
**^.1 course was served by the
hoeteas during the social hour.
Quests were Mrs. Grace Hall of
Chapter A. Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Mrs. C. L. Huff, Chapter EZ. Los
Angeles, Calif. and the hostess
daughters, Mrs Kirkpatrick and
Mrs Orant Morrison
• • •
Mrs. Roy Hand was hostess re
cently at tfce home of her sister,
Mrs John P. Sanders to the past
matrons club of the Order of the
Eastern Star. The affair was in the
form of a luncheon and the guests
were seated at five tables, each
table representing the colors of a
point of the star. Three visitors
from San Benito were Mrs. Ora
Goolsby. Mrs Art Goolsby and Mrs.
J. D. Foster.
The Educational Loan Fund com
mittee of the Valley Federation will
meet Friday in Mission with Mrs.
Florence Hayes, hostess for a lun
cheon at her home.
• • •
The regular monthly business
meeting of the Methodist Women’s
Missionary Society was held Tues
day afternoon at the church with
Mrs. W O. Liston presiding. Rou
tine business wa« transacted and
reports of officers were heard. Mrs.
R. M. Patterson gave the opening
devotional. Mrs. Jack Cocke review
ed briefly the February bulletin
and Mrs. A. W Cunningham gave a
resume of the contents of the
March bulletin.
• • •
Mrs. Myrtle Stevenin and son.
Louia Stevenin. are the guests of
Mr* Stevenin'a sister, Mrs. Julia
Demonstration Club
.Will Have All Day
Meeting April l
<Special to The Herald >
LA FERIA. March 27—An all day
meeting of the La Perm Home Dem
onstration club starting at 9:30 a
m will be held Monday. April 1st at
the home of Mrs. J. B McClane. 1«4
miles north on Beldoes Road. Miss
Dorothy Porter. Cameron County
Home Demonstration agent will be
present to check foundation pat
terns. Members arc requested to
bring pattern, scissors, thimble, etc.
A covered dish luncheon will be
served and Mrs. A C Horsen will be
Instruction |
School Held
In Weslaco
Mrs. Clyde Tandy, incoming pres
ident of the Brownsville Presbyte
rian Auxiliary. Mrs. Fred Ruste
berg, Jr . secretary and Ma Oeorge
M. Smith, pesident of the Western
Texas Presbytery, attended the
School of Instruction of Presbyte
rian Auxiliaries Friday at the
church in Weslaco. This wsa a Val
ley-aide affair and about tt women
from the various auxiliaries were
Mrs. Kent Manning of McAllen,
district chairman, was In charge
of the meeting. Rev. Reed of Wes
laco gave the devotional after
which the session was turned over
to Mrs. Smith of Brownsville, who
completed a most Interesting school
of Instruction.
At noon lunch was served In the
Bunday school addition and Imme
diately after. Mrs. Manning Intro
duced Dr. Henry Sweets of Rich
mond. Virginia, secretary of Christ
ian Education and Ministerial Re
lief. He gave a very Interesting talk
on this phase of the church work.
Rev. Brooks I. Dickey of San An
tonio. secretary of Home Missions
of Western Texas, was then Intro
duced and gave some Instructive,
San Benito
News, Notes
r mr
A pleasant courtesy of the past
week was the evening bridge given
in the home of Mrs. Opal Waitman
when she entertained with four
tables of bridge. A color note of
yellow and green was noted in ail
details of the occasion. Calendulas
In green vases were placed at van
tage points while tall yellow tapers
gleamed from green holders.
Following the games prises were
awarded to Mrs. E J. Allen. Mrs.
Tommy Cocke and Mrs. Dick Powell
A dessert course was served in the
late evening. The guest. list In
cluded Mesdames Helen Mihim. i
Dick Powell of Harlingen. L. Mc
Leod. Jet Webb. D. E Barber.
Tommy Cocke. E. J. Allen. E. Cl
Lee. Marie Edge. Lyman Sutton. P.1
Mrs. B. H. MtetiM --
Mrs. Joe Sellers had a# tear mm,
during the past week Mia. tj
Jamison and Mrs. Harry Banker qg
George Brook* has returned from
an extended visit spent hi the nortlk
as the guest of friends and rela
Mrs. P. Avery of San Antonio la
the guest of Mrs. I J. Blount.
Mrs. Pst O’Brien who has bmm
confined to her bed with an attack
of malaria is reported to be Im
Miss Bennie Campbell, district
home demonstration agent waa la
the city during the last of the week
and conferred with Mlaa Dorothy
Miss Ruth Reed was the guest
of her mother over the weAJc-end.
Miss Reed is a student of the Uni
versity of Texas and made the trip
to the Valley m company with one
of the Instructors. Mias Marie Mor
row of Mercedes.
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