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Hostesses In Valley Town WESLACO, July 1#.—Mrs. Della Clatter buck and Mrs. H. C. Neptune were co-hostesses at the home of the former Tuesday to the South-1 era 8tar Home Demonstration club with 25 in attendance. Mrs. Etta Hale, president, conducted a lengthy business meeting. Mrs. A. F. Langford was elected as centennial delegate from this club. Mrs. Florence Emmons was elected assistant delegate to council The next meeting of the club will be at the home of Mrs. E. I. Em mons on West Eighth street in Wes laco with Mrs. Clark Miller as co hostess, the meeting to be August 6. If possible there will be a report from the A.&M. Short course at that time. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Mesdames E. S. Brewer, Wood Wilson. Gates Clatterbuck. W F. Andersen and Miss Pauline Hale were club guests. • • • The Lottis Moon circle of the W. M. S. entertained the remainder of the organization in the basement of the Baptist church. "The Challenge of Modern Condi tions to Uplift the Banner of the Cross in AJTrlca,” was the topic of the month Mrs. Glenn Schuepbach was the able leader with Mrs. A. J. Hayes giving the Bible Study "To Believe is to be Happy," followed by prayer by Mrs. T. L. Smith. Mrs. Schuepbach spoke on Changing Africa. "Interesting Facts about Africa" were told of by Mrs. John Arant, Mrs Tom Buckow, Mrs. H. D. Ram sey Mrs. Ross Mrs. Alexander, Mrs J. K. Stone. Problems old and New" were given by Mrs. E. W. I Goss. Mrs. 6. V. Brandon spoke on "Nigeria" with Mrs. Walter Wagers describing "Our Workers in Nigeria.” Mrs. Zada Jones spoke of "Mis axmaries." "Banners of the Cross in Africa” were discussed by Mrs. Brandon. Mrs. R. E. Clark was ap pointed as president while Mrs. Smith is away, and was asked to pack a box for Buckner’s Orphan’s Home on Tuesday. Refreshing punch was served to 23 members. • • • Monday July 22, at 3:30 o'clock the W. M 8. will meet In the church in circles for Bible study. Mrs. C. A. Ballard, Bible leader in the Leigh circle; Mrs V. Brandon in the Lottie Moon Circle; Mrs. R. L. Reeves in the Compere circle. * • • The quarterly meeting of the W 14. U. of the Lower Rio 0ramie Carnation Is Bride s Latest Favorite Stems Wired, Ribbon Wound ' About Them Above, bridal bouquet of white carnations; below, •mart boutonniere for the lapel. Volley Baptist association will be held in Harlingen on July 31st. The Federated Missionary Society will meet In the Baptist church the fifth Monday of July. • • • Mr. and Mrs T F Rives enter tained Monday evening in honor of their house guest. Mrs W E. Engel of San Antonio. The affair was a barbecue. • • • Mrs. Watson was hostess Thurs % If %■ ’. $i( /'' ''I • # • HOLEPROOF IKNEE-HIGH US.PaM.MO.272 Trade mark ret with knit-in "Last«x" garters As advertised in McCall’s ... Good Housekeeping Ladies’ Home Journal • Once you slip Into a pair of Holeproof Knee-Highs, you*ll wonder "hew yoe ever got through a summer without them." For this highly styled knee-length stocking actually does—and does beautifully—all that women ever hoped to do by "rolling.'* Come in and see its many advantages. Shown in two comfortable lengths to assure yoe correct fit... in Shadowles* Chiffon or Service... IRREGULARS 49c Aziz Bro . INCORPORATED HOME-OWNED DEPARTMENT STORE BROWNSVILLE day to the Dos Mesas Bridge club Guests included Mrs. Roy Lom bard. Mrs. Jimmy Betts and Mrs , Glenn Schuepbach. Score trophy went to Mrs. Frank Koester. i Dr. and Mrs. J. E Montgomery had as their guests during the past week. Mrs. Barbara Montgomery ana •jon of McAllen. Mrs. Lester Webber entertained Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rives and their I guest Mrs. W E Engel with lun cheon on Tuesday. Miss Zuella Collier and three of the Goss children have left for a lew weeks vacation trip to Tyler. Miss Clara Brandon, who has spent several weeks in Dallas. Tex as City, Houston and other Texas points, has returned home. * Mr. and Mrs. T. F Rives have as their house guest. Mrs. W. E. Engel of San Antonio. Mr and Mrs. Frank Chandler and two sons have returned from a months visit to relatives and friends in Kansas. They were accompanied, home by the latter's sister. Mrs. L.I L. Grace and daughter of Topeka, Kansas. Miss Marcella Leheman has gone to Kansas City to visit relatives and friends. Hazel Emmons returned Wednes day from Harlingen, where she spent a week with relatives J L. Compere left Wednesday for Austin. He will return by way of Abilene. Mrs I. R Stahl. Shirlev Gudman sen. Mr and Mrs. Raymond £,ahl and daughter. Llnette. will leave Fridav for Kemille for several weeks vacation. _____ Dallas Guests Honored With Bridge Event RIO HONDO. July 19—Mrs. Harry Field entertained with a delightful party Wednesday evening honoring Mr and Mrs Brank McLeran of Dallas, who were guests of Mrs. L L. Brown. A small group of intimate friends of Mrs. McLaran were invited fcr the affair. Mrs. McLaran formerly resided in Rio Hondo having taught home economics in the high school here for several years. Bridge furnished diversion fcr thfc evening with high score award going to Mr. Key Merchant. Attending were the honor guests. Mr and Mrs McLaran. and Mr and Mrs Key Merchant. Mr and Mrs. H. Sheffield. Miss Maud Johnson, Mrs L. L. Brown and Mr. Hugh Johnson. • • • Mrs B J. Sitz and Mrs. Paul Af folter were honorees of a delightful party here Wednesday afternoon when a trio of hostesses. Mrs A. C. Garrett. Mrs. Robert Noe and Miss Sv.via Affolter entertained in their honor The party was given at the Affolter heme in La Paloma Avenue Those present were: Mesdames Elmer M A Sizer. George Brown. W. E. Beene. Prank Sizer, Ed Al ters. Gleason Rounds. George K*nd inger. H Woods. H P Mall-»^-e H. Taylor Hartzog. W K. Clore. Stele Thornas. Georre Evans. J. T. Hnrtzcg. R H Pot**t V M Heinig Frank Brannon, and Affolter. B Wodds. Della Meredith. Geneveive Rounds. Arthur Kinfer. Misses Fran ces McCabe and Ethel Hartzog and the hostesses. Miss Affolter. Mrs Robert Noe and A C. Garret. • • • Attorney Fred Newland of Har lingen was guest speaker at the reg ular meeting and stroner of the men s Fellowship club of the Cotp Blue Star Kills The Itch Germs To get rid of itch, rash, tetter, foot Rcli. ringworm or eczema, cover with toothing Hioe Star Ointment wbieb contains tested medicine that melts, •oak* in quickly and kills the fUJfc Hemu hack if first jar bul* I • munity church here Tuesday eve ! ning. Mr Newland had for his subject • Change.** About 40 members were present and heard Mr. Newlanos talk on the changes of government and civilization through which we are now passing. Careful considera tion of changes in the constitution was deemed advisable by the speak er as he said “the doctrine protected our human right as Individuals." Serving as kitchen police and serv ing the delicious “pot luck” supper were H. T. Hartzog, E B. Dack. Knox Jeffery, R. Brotzman. and Ed Al ter*. • • • Mr. Alton Caffal was honored with in ice cream party here Monday evening when his wife entertained cn his birthday. The party was held on the lawn of the home. Later the croup enjoyed games of bridge and •42’* Those present were Messrs, and Mesdames Austin Goode and son. Byrl Holcn and sons. Rex George and son, Mrs. Frontis Newell and small daughter, Mrs Forrest Wood side, Mrs Caleb Glazener and son. Temple Ray. Mrs. G. M. Goode. Mr. and Mrs Kelsey Worly and Mrs. M. E. Worly c*f San Benito. Mr and Mrs. Alvey Williams and Miss Willa Mae Cross of Mercedes and Mr and Mrs. Alton Caffal and daughters. -o — STYLE WHIMSIES Whether you’ve ever worn a real petticoat or not. you'll be delighted with the new taffeta models, which come in flesh, white, navy blue or black. They are stitched to a sort of elastic band so you don’t have to bother about buttons, or hooks and eyes. The majority of women prefer to wear them with teddies or a che mise, instead of the regulation slip. Miller-Austin Engagement Announced (Special to The flt-rald) McALLEN. July\ 19—A beautiful courtesy was extended Mias Rena Austin recently when her mother, Mrs. C. A. Austin, entertained with a lovely tea at her home, announc ing the engagement and approach ing marriage of her daughter to Mr. Vernon Miller. The guests were welcomed by Miss Margaret Miller and presented to those receiving; Miss Austin. Mrs Austin, Mrs J. O. Miller and Miss Elnora Smith. The announcement was made by little Dorothy Louise Lincoln, niece of the bride-elect, who presented each guest with two tiny white bells tied together with pink ribbon and bearing the words, “Rena-Vernon, August." Pink rcces and fern in pretty ar rangements graced the reception room emphasizing a color note of pink and white. Miss Elizabeth Anderson presided at the bride’s book. The tea table was attractively laid and centered with a basket of pink roses Tall tapers in holders added to the setting. Delicious cakes were in the form of hearts, bow knots and wedding rings and served with punch, he table was presided over by Mrs. S. E Lincoln and assisted by Mrs R. E. Wilhite. During the afternoon, delightful musical numbers were offered by Misses Eva and Gertrude Miller, sis ters of the groom to be. Sixty-six guests called during the receiving j hours. Miss Harriet Bradshaw is the week-end guest of Mercedes friends Mrs Zoe Brasher left this week for a vi'lt to Laredo and San Antonio, Mr and Mrs. J. H. Albertson plan to leave this week fcr a two-weeks' visit to Boulder. Bums and other points in Colorado. Mr. and Mrs W R. Briscoe ha\’* returned from a several weeks' visit in Jonesboro, Arkansas They were scc'mpanied home by Miss Ailcen Matthews. Mrs. Briscoe’s sister, who will visit in their home. Mr. and Mrs c. D. Killam are leaving this week for Denver. Colo rado. to attend the national con vention of the Gideons. They will be grne about a month. Misses Dorothy SheDnard. Polly Smith and Nadine Sheppard visit ed in Laredo Wednesday. Mr and Mrs. John H Hallibur ton. Miami. Fla., arrived this week to visit their parents. Mr. and Mrs John H Halliburton. Sr., who have recently come to McAllen from Memphis. Tennessee, and are making their home at No. 13 Highway ave nue. Miss Amelia McRee who is attend ing summer school at Texas college of Arts and Industrie*. KhwnwtlV visited her mother. Mrs Lena Mc Ree. during the week-end. Mrs Paul Vickers, acomnanled bv her father. J B Richbourg of Mon day. arrived this week from Mon day where she has been visiting fo the past month. Mr. Richbourg wi’’ j remain here during the forth-com ing week-end before returning t< | his home. Mrs. S J. Voting and daughter » Mrs Orville Cox. have returned from a recent visit at Galveston with Mrs A C. Guion. Mrs Bon H. Smith, returned this week from a seven weeks* trip to California. While a wav she visited in Pnsadtna. Los Angeles. Hollywood and the San Diego Exposition. -o TSF NEWSPAPER FIRST It the widows of the inclosed porch have been splashed with mud and are very dirty, it will be wise to rub them off first with a damp ened newspaper and then clean as usual. It will mean clearer, more easily-washed windows. Every one smart and easy to make SIMPLE MARIAN MARTIN HOUSE FROCK HAS MANY POINTS IN ITS FAVOR PATTERN 9483 Not many house dresses can boast five visible points In its favor besides a few very important and practical ones too! The visible ones are divided between front closing anc* sleeve decoration—then gener ously. one for the pocket. Note what a harmonlus accent square buttons lend. One of its important, practical points is its simplicity, for tne one pieoe sleeve joins the bodice so eas ily in its nglan line. The little sketch demonstrates clearly how readily you can run up several now —and for Pall with the long sleeve. Anv of the sturdy washable cottons tie good, of course, and so is shan tung or linen. Complete, Diagram med Marian Martin Sew Chart in cluded. Pattern 9483 may be ordered only in sizes 14. 16. 18. 30. 32. 34 . 36. 38. 40 and 42. Size 16 requires 37» yards 36 Inch fabric. Send fifteen cents in coins or stamps (coins preferred) for each Marian Martin pattern. Be sure to write plainly your name, address, the style number and size of each pattern. Just out...Marian Martin sum mer pattern book...forty enlight ening pages to lead your way to summer chic! Clothes for every oc casion for every member of the family, from the Tiny Tot, the Dashing Deb. the Blushing Bride to the Mature Matron! Every design beautifully illustrated, every pattern so easy even the beginners are assured of success! 8end for your copy now! Price of book fif teen cents. Book and pattern to gether. twenty-five cents Send your order to The Browns ville Herald. Pattern Department. 233 W. 18th St, New York, N. Y,—AdT. , 1 Del Mar Resort Is Becoming Popular As Dance Place (Special jc Tat Herald) DEL MAR. July 19 —Del Mar has become quite popular for private dances. The Lulac club enjoyed an Informal dance at the Del Mar pavil ion Tuesday night. About 75 couples attended' Music was furnished by M. Garcia and his Midnight Merry makers. Dancing lasted from 9 to 1. The Pan American will follow with a dance Friday evening. Music will be furnished by the same orchestra. i MPUI , News, Notes Of Del Mai (Special to The Herald) DEL MAR. July 19—Mr. D. L Welsh of Harlingen arrived Friday at Del Mar Beach Resort. Mr and Mrs M H. Frisby and Mr. and Mrs. J E. Smith of Harlin gen spent the week end at Del Mar. Mr James Wood entertained at Del Mar over the week end. Mr Wood is from Mission. Maurine Pendelton and party of Brownsville enjoyed the week end at Del Mar cottages. Mr. and Mrs. M H. Brooks of Har lingen spent a pleasant week end at Del Mar Beach Resort. A large party was entertained at Del Mar by W A. Heller, Jr., from Mercedes, over the week end. Bey tar F Sweeney of Brownsville enjoyed several days stay at Del Mar this week. He entertained a num ber of Brownsville folk. Mr and Mrs J. P Tipton and family of Mission spent several pleasant days at Del Mar Beach cottages. Mr and Mrs Fred Griffith of Kansas City. Mo. spent the week end at Del Mar. „Mr. Roy L. Turner and family of Harlingen enjoyed a short visit at Del Mar this week Mr A. F. Ashford and family of San Anaelo arrived Sunday to spend a week at Del Mar cottages. Mrs T. J. Chidlow of McAllen Is enjoying a week at the beach with her family Mrs. Peter H Heins and famllv of Brownsville emjoyed several day* stay at Del Mar beach. J. B Challes and family of Har lingen arrived Monday to spend a short visit at Del Mar. Mr*. A M Hervey and family of San Benito are snending several days at Del Mar cottages. Mrs. Spencer and Mrs. Crlmsel and their families of Harlingen ar rived Monday to enjoy several days at Del Mar. Mr and Mrs. Leo Pile are en lov ing several days at Del Mar this week. They are from Harlingen. Mr and Mrs. O G. Bennett of Brownsville snent a pleasant severs’ • days at the beach. Mrs. Denick Is Hostess For Bridge Mrs A. E. Derrick was hostess Thursday evening at her home In El jardin, entertaining members of the Blde-a-Wee Bridge club snd their husbands at bridge. During the games of bridge. Mrs R. W. Shuler was high among the ladies. Mr. W. L. Lipscomb high among the men and Mrs. W.W Street and Mr. F F. Baird low. Those playing were Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Lipscomb, Mr. and Mrs. R. W Shuler. Mr. and Mrs W F. Street. Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Street. Mr and Mrs. F. F. Baird. Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Carson. Mr. and Mrs B. O. Hanna, and Mr. and Mrs W F Huffman. The club will have its next meet ing Thursday. August 1. when Mrs. B. G. Hanna will be hostess to the group in the afternoon. -n Takes Out Grease In order to take out grease spots from the floor, sprinkle first with dry soda, then drip boiling water over the soda. Let this all stand for a while—and the spots will obliging ly disappear. Recital Will Be Presented Friday Night Mr. Antonio Ortiz and Miss Aurora Ortiz Leyraud will present their pupils in recital Friday evening at 8 o’clock In the Junior college audi torium. The general public is cor dially Invited to be present. Violin, guitar and piano pupils numbering nearly 30 will be present ed In selections from Or leg. Chopin, Massenet. Dvorak. Schumann. Tsch alkovsky. Brahms and others. Mr Ortiz Is the director of the "Beethoven” Academy of Music in Brownsville and instructs classes in violin and guitar. Miss Ortiz Ley raud daughter of the director. In structs classes tn pianoforte. PREPARING BR1SSEI.S SPROCTR With a sharp knife remove outer wilted leaves and part of cores of sprouts Wash thccoughly in cold water and soak fifteen minutes in f four cups cold water and two tea ! spoons salt. Steam or boil the sprouts until tender when tested with fork. This usually requires about 20 min utes Be careful not to overcook them. “ENERGY” “Mother say* everybody know* bow important a well-balanced diet is ... and she says Shredded Wheat is an ideal food. She must be right. It tastes fine and I feel fine” . Crisp, golden-brown Shredded Wheat is just right for youngster* ...contains the vital health ele ments necessary for strong bones •nd teeth...for sturdy growth. ANTIQUES Announcing the Opening of THE LONG AGO SHOP Saturday Morning, 9:30 o’Clock NINTH & ELIZABETH STS. Preferred to the costliest shortenings by famous Southern cooks s *..—— - — MR5.T.B. NEELY, ' FORT WORTH,TEXAS, MAKES HER DELECTAB1E PRIZE CHERRY PUDDING WITH JEWEL SOUTHERN - STYLE SHORTENING f TWO GENERATIONS OF FAMOUS SOUTHERN COOK* LIKE MRS. NEELY, ' ^ ' L 'ft HAVE PREFERRED JEWEL SOUTHERN-STYLE SHORTENING TO THE COSTLIEST TYPES. !« THE FAMOUS SOUTHERN-STYLE SHORTENING * THIS SPECIAL KINO OF SHORTENING, LONG THE FAVORITE OF THe ENTIRE SOUTH, IS A DELICATE BLEND OF VEGETABLE FAT WITH JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF OTHER BLAND COOKING FATS. BV ACTUAL TESTS, JEWEL SOUTHERN-STYLE SHORTENING MAKES LIGHTER BAKED FOODS AND CREAMS FASTER THAN THE COSTLIEST SHORTENINGS. YET IT SELLS FOR MUCH LESS! SWIFT & COMPANY.