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Pair Is Made Known Lately (Special to The Herald i BAN BENITO. April 17 —Mrs. H. b Alsmeyer. Mrs. a. W. Thacker, Mr£ K. B. Goolsby and Mrs. H. F. Mf&dden entertained Saturday afternoon with an informal tea in the home ol Mrs. Alsmeyer, an nouncing the engagement and ap proaching marriage of Miss Lozona Thacker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R W. Thacaer and Mr. William Ilinkley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hinkley. Guests were received in the liv ing room by the Hostesses. Miss Thacker and Mrs. Harry Hinkley, mother of the groom-elect. Miss Dorothy Glynn Ward had charge of the bride's book while Misses Maude Nosier, Mamie Liles. Lois Cook and Chrissie Bowie assisted in the dining room Mrs. E. C. Reese and Mrs. John Elllff served the ices. Calla lilies were used in the liv ing room on the mantel in a low bowl of white pottery while white tapers glowed from pottery holders on either end. In other parts of the home Queen Anne’s lace had been placed in crystal bowls. The hostesses. Mrs. Hinkley and all those assisting during the af ternoon wore long white dresses with the exception of Miss Thacker, who was lovely in a frock fashioned cl peach colored linen net designed along shirtwaist lines and touching the floor. With this she wore a corsage of white gladoll and star Jasmine, intermingled with fern. The announcement of the coming nuptial was concealed in tiny silver slippers on the inside of which bad been inscribed in silver ink the words. "Lozona and Bill. May 25th.’’ An ice course in white, consisting of an ice shaped like bride's slip pers. was served with individual cakes iced in white. During the afternoon 81 guests called. Ultimate friends of the bride-elect and members of the younger social set. Miss Thacker is well known In this city having resided here since early childhood She is a graduatte pf the Sau Benito High School and is ter attended the Academy ol Arts and Industries at Kingsville. For the past three years she has been a member or the faculty of the Fred booth School Mr Hinkley is the son of a pio neer family of this c*ty and is well known in San Benito. For two sea sons he attended school at Schrein er institute in Kerrville, later fln io4frg his education at the Texas University In Austin. Members of the San Benitto Past Matron's club met Friday at noon for their regular luncheon in the dining room of ihe First Methodist church when 22 members and vis ion a ere present. The long table the dining room was centered With a bouquet of larkspurs and ftrn . Special guests on this occasion were Past Matrons of the Harlingen Chapter. Mesdames J. F. Sanders, Roy Hand. Hamilton. Milligan. Mor ris Weed and John T Thompson. Out-of-town guests included Mrs. Delle Porter of Wichita Falls, Tex. • • • Mrs Jesse Welch delightfully en tertained the members of the T lursday Contract Bridge club, using as floral adornment lovely bouquets of pansies and larkspur in the rooms where the guetss were seated. . Following the games the award was presented to Mrs. N. D. Mon ger Guests other than club mem bers Included Mrs. Donnie Hood and Mrs. John Kirby. . . The next meeting of the club will be held in the home of Mrs. J. L. Bates. • • • Members of the San Benito Gar den club enjoyed a very delightful trip Saturday when they journeyed to Edinburg to visit the cactus gardens. Twenty members partic ipated in the outing, viewing the liOO varieties of cacti, some of them Mfli imely rare. . _ ... ▼ At noon the group enjoyed a bas ket lunch and in the later hours of the day made the return trip to San Benito. • • • Mrs Paul Hill was a charming hostess when the members oluc. evening bridge club met In her home. Preceding the games a delicious dessert course was served, xne quartet tables were centered with colorful Easter nests in whteh lour tinted eggs had been the eggs were opened tallies for the games were revealed. *On the table in the dining room a prettv centerpiece made up or delicatelv tinted cactus blooms at tracted much attention Guests oth er than club members were Mr. and Mrs Charles Ludden Mr and Mrs O C. Hamilton, and Mrs. J. X. ^*When scores were counted the •wards were p-evented to Mrs. David Wade and Charles Ludden The next meeting of the c ub will be held In the home of Mrs. Davis Wade _ . . Mrs D. T. Youker and Mrs. T. W Lewis snent Saturday Ktn** viile where they are taking a train M's Ch«W Hmrfon have returned from a trip4o Cr sta °L‘C. Marshall who has been In the Valley for some time has re turned to hi> home »n Fort Wwrth He ia a brother of Bliss Mar. ha ot this city. _ Industrial Art Club Meeting Postponed Till Fridav Week 4At the regular meeting of the Kgliary to the Veterans of For eign Wars it was decided that the meeting of the Industrial Art club of the organization which was scheduled for Friday. April 1* would be postponed until the next Friday. April 26_ Constipation Relief While its long record of usefulness runs back to 1840. Thedford's Black Draught Is right up to date. Modem medical opinion holds that the plant leaves which give Blade-Draught most of its active principle are among the bes* laxatives in all the acceptable materials of medicine. “When constipated. I feel dull and stupid." writes Mr. O. C. Green, of Andrews. N. C “I have taken Black Draught several years for constipa tion and find it gives me immediate reHef* Costs less than other laxatives. THEDFORD’S BLACK. nRAUGHT District Spring Conference Of West Texas Presbyterial To Be Held in Donna Friday a News Shorts OfDel Mar (Special to The Herald > DEL MAR. April 17.—Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Bishop and son Billy of Mission, Mr. Bishop's mother, Mrs. N E. Bishop of Plano, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Buckley and chil dren, Margaret Jane and Coot, also of Mission, spent an enjoyable week end fishing in the gulf at Del Mar. rhey caught several nice size reds and some trout. Mrs. Bishop claims ! that of all the beaches she has vis ited along the coast she believes dlls one to be the most beautiful. Mrs. J. H. Koontz 01 Ban Benito and her brothers, Messrs. William and Arthur Seal, of Dallas, were very pleased over their catch of 29 teds weighing around three to four ibs. each, here this week end. Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Powell of Mission spent several enjoyable uays at the beach this week end. Mr. R H. Weed and family, Mr. R. O Young and Miss Mabel Jones, all of Harlingen spent the week end at Del Mar. Mr. and Mrs. John Manley and aons. Jesse and Harvey, %nd Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Mitchell, all of Alamo, spent the week end at Del Mar beach resort. Several delightful days were spent at the beach this week by Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hall, of McAllen. Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Trotman of La Feria and Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Heard and daughter, Diana, enjoyed lishing over the week end at Del Mar. Mrs. Grace Bkinner and daughter, Joan, Mrs. Carl06 Watson and son Carlos Jr., and Mrs. D. G. Rich ardson and son Durston, all of Brownsville, spent a week end at Del Mar this week. Mr. R. F. Ashford of San Angelo entertained at Del Mar this week end. Mr. E J. Albin. of RaymondvlUe. caught several large reds during his stay at Del Mar this week end. Mr. H. C. Cramer of Ban Juan entertained at Del Mar this week end. Miss Helen Rolins, Miss Anna May Warthow. Miss May Elliot and Mr. Clll ford Olson, all of McAllen spent Sunday at Del Mar Beach Resort. Mr. W. D. Hyndman of Browns ville. enjoyed the week end with his family at Del Mar beach resort Charles Downie and Dewey Pat teson of Brownsville spent the week end at the beach. Mr. P. R. Austin and family of Donna enjoyed the week end at Del Mar. Mr. Roy Buckley and family >pent a pleasant Saturday and Sun day at Del Mar. The Spring conference of the Western Texas Presbyterial. dis trict one. will be held in Donna, Friday, April 19, with the pres ident, Mrs. Kent Manning, presid ing. There will be between 125 and 150 present at this important con ference. The program follows: Registration. 9:30 a. m.. Call to order. Hymn. Invocation, Rev. Her bert McDermott; greetings Mrs. H A. Baldwin: response. Mrs. R. B Stephenson; devotional, Mrs. E. B Witmer; appointment of commit tees; reports of auxiliaries; report of Presbyterial. Mrs. O. O. West; Belmont covenant plan, Mrs. Cecil Fulton; hymn. Luncheon at 12:30. 1:30 p. m. Hymn. Prayer. The Women of Japan. Mrs. J. W. Has sels; How We Have Grown, Mrs B. B. Crowe; Our Money and Where It Goes, Rev. Herbert Mc Dermott; business: reports of com mittees: reading of minutes; doxo Jogy; benediction. - A _ J.U.G. Entertained This Past Week Bv Helen Dufault The J. U. G. club met the latter part of the week with Helen Du fault. A color scheme of pink and green was carried out in all ac cessories and appointments for the affair. The members held a business meeting which was followed with games of • bingo” and “old maid." I Mac* Thelma JoHanson was high in ‘ bingo'’ and Dora de Luna vras ; low in “old mai l '. The hostess served a Mexican supper at the close of the after noon’s play. Those present were Bernice Abreo. Mary Thelma Jo Hanson. Elva Valdez. Gladys Arm strong. and Dora de Luna. The next meeting will be held in the home of Dora de Luna. THURSDAY The Brownsville Study club will meet with Mrs. Sam Hughston. The Modern Priscilla will meet with Mrs Bee Wickliff. The Bridge League will meet at the Elks Hall at 7:30 p. m. There will be a meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary at the home of the director. Mrs G. W Johnson at 611 W. Levee street. There will be a meting of the Civic League at the Chamber of ' Commerce at 3:30 p. m. -o Card tables with the new stain proof tops are the newest. See them j at the Borderland Furniture Co . i Brownsville —Adv. Easter Motif Is Used For Bridge Event (Special to The Herald) WESLACO. April 17 —Outstanding among the social activities of the week was a delightful bridge party given by Mrs. Clifton Davenport. An attractive Easier motif was used in the floral decorations bridge accessories and refreshments as well as the awards. A number of guests came in later for tea. Favors, consisting of a potted calls lily was presented to Mrs. Gordon Kethley. Potted yellow calls lilies were awarded Mrs. Henry Link and Mrs. Coy Henso as oonsolatlon. The following officers were se lected at the meeting of circle three of the Presbyterian auxiliary held at the home of Mrs. R. H. Cone. Mrs. R. B. Morgan—secretary; Mrs. R. H. Cone, chairman. Mrs. C. L. Pkaggs, vice chairman; Mrs. Harry Stebbins—treasurer; Mrs. W. S. Murray—courtesy committee chair man. Mrs. E S Brewer—Bible teach er. - m a sa A dainty color theme of rose and white predominated in the floral adornments and appointments for the delightful luncheon given Tues day. at the home of Mrs. C. R. Barnes, when she entertained mem bers of the Literary group of the Business and Professional Women. Seventeen members enjoyed this delightful hospitality. “The Strangers Return” as re viewed by Mrs. E. Ford and Mrs. Blanch Wells proved a most inter esting book. The next meeting of this group will be at the home of Mrs Pearl Gilmore, with Mrs. Wilma Ogan as oo-host ess. • * * "Summer Flowers and Shrubs* was the subject talked on bv Mr. H. L. Trott, recently, at the home of Dr. Mabel Martin Gwilliam at the regular meeting of the Weslaco Garden club. Fourteen members were picsent for this lecture. The next meeting will be April 25 at the home of Mrs. L. W. Yates, when Mrs. J. F. Collver and Mrs. J. W Moore will have charge of a program on "Cactus and Rockery.’* • • • Little Marv Nell Davenport was honoree at a delightful children’s party given by her mother Mrs. Clifton Davenport, on her fourth birthday. The little guests spent the after noon playing with toys, balloons, and individual packages of Easter eggs wrapped in cellophane were favors. Ice cream and cake were served to: Katherine McWhorter, Frances McWhorter. Dan Dew. Ed. Beasley. George Herren Jr., Sarah Jean Hutto, Ann Keefe. Barbara Ann Derby. Bobby Hankal, Billie Ault, Jimmie Ault, Betty Sewell, Kennon Dethley, Ann Waller. Betty Jean Roberson. Glenn Richard Schwap back. Dot Pike. Elizabeth Wingo. Thommy Pepper, and Mary Ann Every one smart end easy to make Clifford, and Betty Mitchell of Donna. • • • One of the most interesting pro grams of the year was given by pupils of the Stephen F. Austin School at the auditorium recently at the monthly meeting of the Mothers club. Mrs. Joe Daney, vice president, was in charge of the pro gram. Two numbers were given by Mrs. Eerry’s Pirate Rhythm Band; di rected by Miss Young; ‘Rocking Horse Parade" by girls’ chorus; "Country Boy"—<sung by girls glee club with boys dressed as country boys whistling; puppet show. "The Three Billie Goats” (the beautiful scenery background was free hand drawing by the school children* three-act playlet "Little Black Sambo" Mrs. W. H. Baxter, Jr., presided at the business session. Mr. Townsend “STREAMLINE” AND TREE ACTION” 1b Marian Martin** Incomparable Wrap-Around Slip! Complete. Diagrammed Marten Martin Sew Chart Included PATTERN 9070 That's a large Order! A slip that gives a “streamline” finish to your gown, unhampered “free action” to your every movement, and a shadow proof panel for good measure! But this one, made of tea ro6e flat crepe with Its beautifully shaped bust section, smooth front and deep wrap around with a belt that pulls through and adjusts itself to any waistline, leaves Nothing To Be Desired! Mar ian Man in with a deft touch, adds a bit of lace in front to make It doubly fetching under your low cut gown! And just to prove Beauty can be practical, the whole thing lays out llat on the ironing board. Pattern 9070 may be ordered only in sizes 32. 34 . 36. 38. 40. 42 . 44 and 46 Size 34 requires 3‘a yards 39 Inch fabric and V* yard 3 inch lace. Send fifteen cents m coins or stamps <coins preferred) lor each Marian Martin pattern. Be sure to write plainly your name, address, the style number and size of each patterr Let the Marian Martin spring pat tern book guide you to chic! Distinc tive. wearable clothes are Included in Its forty beautifully illustrated pages. The new and the smart for tots, chil dren, young and older women, and brides. Slenderizing designs for wo men of heavier build. Every garment is one you can make with our easy to-use Marian Martin Patterns. Send for your copy now I Price of book fifteen cents. Book and pattern to gether. twenty-five centa Send your order to The Browns ville Herald Pattern Department. 232 W. 18th St.. New York, N. Y —Adv. presented a business advertisement proposition, which was accepted Mrs. John Purl gave the clinic re port stating that five tonsil opera tions would be performed at an ear ly date. The Queen's recital spon sored by the mothers’ club Friday, April 19. was announced. The following officers were elected for the coming year: president. Mrs. Joe Daney; vice president. Mrs. C. E. Bludworth; secretary. Mrs Hous ton Morley; treasurer. Mrs. Martin Farina. The following committee chairmr: were appointed: health. Mrs. John Purl; publicity, Mrs. E. I. Emmons; room mother. Mrs. Oliver Swinnea; finance. Mr*. Julius Shupp. The next meeting of the Mothers’ club will be held May 8. • • • Members of the Tuesday Night Bridge club spent a most pleasant evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Snead recently. A beau tiful Easter theme was used in the decorations and table accessories. Trophies were presented to Mrs. Charles Pearre and Mr. Earl Pike. Club guests included Mr. and Mrs. George Herren. • • • A profusion of lovely and color ful spring flowers, tastefully arrang ed. adorned the dining room of the home of Mrs. Fred Turner recently, when she entertained in honor of her husband on his birthday. Dinner was served buffet style to Messrs, and Mesdames T. G. Cress ner. J. C. Friday. Fred Rives, Gordon Kethley, Lester Webber and Dr. and Mrs. E. L. McCadip. The remainder of the evening was spent playing bridge. • • • The Dorcas Aid met at the home of Mrs. L. E. Drawe. After the meeting a social hour was enjoyed. Delicious refreshments were serv ed to 18 members. Those going from Weslaco were: Mrs. W. H. Klein. Mrs. J. A. Scnupp and Mrs H. Mottmlller. W. H. Baxter. Jr., has left for Colo rado on a business trip. M. P. Schweidler is spending a few weeks in Chicago on business. Mrs. E. O. McElroy, a delegate to the P. T. A. council, and daughter Lorna Dell of Beeville. is a guest of Mrs. Clifton Davenport for the week. Rev. Reed of Weslaco and Rev. McDermott of Donna left Tuesday for Kingsville. While they are away Mrs. Reed and children will visit rel atives in Brownsville. Mrs. N. V. Sidener was taken to McAllen this week for medical treat ment. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Anderson left Tuesday morning for San Antonio where Mrs. Anderson is delegate at the Methodist Woman’s Missionary Society Convention. Mrs. E. I. Emmons and Miss Thel ma Butcher spent Tuesday in Har lingen. W. H. Baxter, Jr., and wife re turned home Monday night. Mr. Baxter has spent the past two months in Shreveport. Louisiana, and in Colorado. Mrs. Baxter has spent the past few weeks in Arling ton with relatives. Miss Cenla Ridenour of Toledo. Ohio, is the guest of her brother, O. E. Ridenour and family. Baccalaureate Sermon Speaker Is Selected fSoedal to The Herelrt) LA PERI A. April 17—Rev Paul C. Edgar, pastor o? the Presby terian church of L* Peria. will de liver the baccalaureate sermon for the 1935 graduating class. As has been the custom in the past, choirs of the various churches will com bine to furnish music for the ser vice. No out of town speaker will be used for the commencement exer cises but following the custom of the past few years, a student pro gram will be given. Student com mittees and faculty advisors are already at work on the program which this year will feature Valley history. Social Given By WMS Here This Week Members of the Women's Mis sionary society of the First Meth odist church were entertained Mon day afternoon at the church with a social program. The meeting was opened with a hymn sung by the group. “Twas Midnight.” The devotional was given by Mrs. J. R. Styles. Mrs. A. B. Niven gave most interestingly the life of Jason Lee. father of Methodism in the Northwest. A playlet, “Getters and Givers of Yesterday and Today." was also given with parts being taken by Mrs. Sam Hughs ton, Mrs. E. F. Walters. Mrs. Jack Snoeb^rger, and Mrs Sam Lockwood. With Mrs. B. F. Hardin accompanying at the piano. Mrs. H. L. Faulk and Mrs. Henry M. Smith sang a vocal duet entitled “At Even;ngtlme There Is Light.” Rev. O. C. Crow, pastor of the church, gave a short talk on the revival that Is being held In the church here this week. Following the program the host esses. Mrs. W W. Ball, chairman, and Mrs. A. W. Neck. Mrs Agnes Gibson. Mrs. W. D. McBryde. and Mrs. A. M Wyrtck S!|ved refresh ments to the members present. The society will meet in groups Monday afternoon with circle one meeting with Mrs. B. E. Walters at 1735 Grant street; circle two, Mrs j. R. sample. St. Charles be tween 8th and 9th; circle three, Mrse. J. R. Styles in the home of Mrs. Sam Hugston on the San Benito highway; circle four, Mrs. R. L. Bolding in Riverside addi tion; Young Matrons, Mrs. Her man B. Jeffrey. -o You’ll appreciate the new designs in rugs we are showing. They Just came in. The Borderland Furniture Co., Brownsville —Adv. Why You Should Never Cut a Corn If you art troubled with coma or callouses, do not run the risk of blood poison by paring them. Statistics show that many Infections have occurred from this seemingly innocent practice of paring corns. Simply go to your druggist and get a few cents worth of Ice-Mint, rub a lit tle on any painful corn or calloua. Im mediately the pain will disappear and In a short time the corn or callous will loosen and life off easily with the fin gers—root and all—leaving the sur rounding skin In a healthy normal condition This, together with ths fact that Iee Mlnt overcomes such affections mi sore, tired, aching, puffed or burning feet and makes them cool, easy and comfortable. Is probably responsible for the hearty endorsement given It by druggists. To rid one's feet of every hard corn, soft corn, corn between ths toes or painful callouses In such a pleasant and safe way. makes It seem the height of folly for anyone to pare a com and people are warned to stop it.—Adv There is no need for a lot of whangdoodle talk about cigarettes __ —just plain common-sense When you stop to think about your cigarette—what it means to you— here’s about the way you look at it— Smoking a cigarette gives a lot of pleasure—it always has. People have been smoking and enjoying tobacco in some form or an other for over 400 years. Of course you want a cigarette to be made right. And naturally you want it to be mild. Yet you want it to have the right taste—and plenty of it. In other words—you want it to Satisfy. a Scientific methods and ripe mild to baccos make Chesterfield a milder and better-tasting cigarette. We believe you will enjoy them.