Detailed Report of Tenth
District Conference Of
Parents, Teachers Given
WESLACO, April II.-The Elev-,
enth annual conference of the
Tenth District. Texas Congress of
Parents and Teachers, opened the
general sessions Friday morning in
the First Baptist Church, with the
district president. Mrs. F. T. Elrick.
of Corpus Chrlsti, presiding.
The Rev. E. W. Goss, pastor oi
the Baptist church, gave the in
vocation. Assembly singing was led
by A. A. Harris, accompanied by
Mrs. Harris at the piano.
Greetings of welcome were given
by Supt. F. C. McConnell. Mrs W.
F Keeney, president of the Wes
laco Parent-Teacher association,
rnd Mrs. H. C. Card, vice-president
ol the Hidalgo County Council,
Prof. Porter R Gamer of Robs ton
lave the response, urging Parent
Teacher associations to build for
South Texas consciousness, and to
teach children how U> live and how
to work for a common cause.
Rules and regulations of the
Conference were given by Mrs. H.
8 Ketcham. Santa Rosa.
The High School Glee club, dir
(Special to Thi He, aid*
RANGERVILLE. April 17,—The
Rangerville Booster s club met at the
high school auditorium Friday eve
ning. There was a large crowd in at
During the business meeting it was
decided by vote that the club would
sponsor the playground ball team
from the community which is listed
to play at San Benito this season.
Ladies were elected to serve on
the committee for the "Home Beau
tiful project which the club is
sponsoring also and were Mrs. Mor
gan and Mrs. Rube Parmer. The
man acting on this committee will
be Russell Bennett.
The entertainment part of the pro
gram was opened by Mrs. Weilandt.
a popular singer, who sang. * Mv Wild
Irish Rose and "Loves Old Sweet
Song." This was followed by a play
let entitled, "If Men Entertained As
Women Do.” Messers. A C. Bennet.
W D. McWilliams. Roy Morrow and
Carl Kaigler. As the closing number
on the program, Rev . Black and his
quartette from San Benito agd Joe
Pierce and his quartet from Har
lingen favored the audience with
This program given by the married
group of the club was well receiv
ed. The un-married group will en
tertain at the next meeting.
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Rev. Owens ol Mercedes delivered
the address at the afternoon meet
ing at the Baptist church here
Sunday. Mrs. Owens accompanied
A series of evangelistic meetings
are being conducted by Steve Wil
liams of Harlingen at the Church of
Chnst here this week. The meetings
are expected to continue until Easter
A cooking scliool sponsored by the
Ball Jar and Rubber Co., of Muncie.
Indiana was conducted in the com
munity Monday. Miss Dorothy Por
ter, County Home Demonstrator was
present at the demonstration.
Hie Rangerville 4-H club of the
boy's department met at the scliool
house Wednesday. Poultry feeding
was the mam topic for considera
tion. A field trip to the Minor home
was made during the morning. The
poultry was inspected there. There
were 11 working members present
and two new members Wayne Wade
and Noble Warren were added to the
Mrs. Blanche Kaigler met with the
Girl’s 4-H club members at the
school building recently. The apron
project was completed. The girls at
tending w-ere Thelma Fern and Dor
othy Gilbert. Ozell Anderson. Irena
Sparks. Elizabeth Parmer, Bettye
Jayne Foust and Mary Alice 8parks.
Rev. Dunn of San Benito will de
liver the pre-Easter service at the
Baptist church Friday evening at S
Misses Ruth. Irene and Mary' Alice
Sparks entertained a number of
friends at an ice cream supper at
their home Sunday evening Those
attending were: Miss Ozell Anderson.
Lowell and Clovis Dean Echols. Earl
Sparks and Elbert Anderson.
Miss Kathleene Taylor has return
ed to her home In Marshall, after
an extended visit with her sister.
Miss Dorothy Taylor, who is teaching
English and History in the high
The following teachers were elect
ed to teach In the school here next
term: Primary. Mrs. Jack Foust:
third and fourth grades. Miss Kath
lene Brown of Harlingen; and Supt
A. B. Cook who will have charge
of the remainder of the class work
Each of these teachers Is planning
on doing certain school work dur
ing the summer.
Mr. W D. McWilliams and Mr
Weilandt spent the wek-end in San
Antonio on business returning here
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Raymond
have moved to Corpus Christ, for
future residence. Mrs. Raymond was
formerly Miss Lois McIntyre.
A very pleasant and profitable
fishing trip to Boca Chica was en
joyed recently by Mr and Mrs W
E McIntyre and son. Trois. Mr. and
Mrs. Will Young and daughter.
Maurine, of Harlingen.
Word has been received here by
Mr and Mrs Sparks from South Da
kota of the birth of a grand-daugh
ter. The voungster has been named
Jo Ann Maxine Izzard Mrs Irzard.
the baby’s mother was formerly Miss
Anne Sparks._ __ .
Mr and Mrs. Ernest Weber are
the Barents of a three pound girl
bom Monday. The mother wj* at
tended by Dr. Cash of fan Benito,
who now reports that both themth
tr and child are jnnchMtopeorod.
Mrs. Ham Mead, who has. been
suite ill at her home is somewhat im
Droved at this time.
PMr and Mrs. J. R Pa-V^re',“d
cam Passmore and Mrs n»«
more all motored to I* Pm™ to^’
with their grand daughters. Misses
are both confined to their nome
'SlUs Jemma Buffo. *k-md
U Feria school was the week en
mes* of her parent® n®re.
Mr McReight. who has been^U
bis home is somewhat Mr5
Word has been received f*wn -
Breenwbod who *"™?*n* *r
rrandson to California that
ived safely having made the
B thre# day*.
ected by A. A. Harris, and accom
panied by Rosabelle Reagan, de
lighted the group with the County
theme song. “I Love Lute."
A lew of the local unit reports
County Superintendent Robert
Ljons of Mercedes, gave an address
on "Salety.” which brought out
very essential points: safety—as an
educational process; having a clinic
lor potential drivers, and are we
piepared to meet an emergency by
having a first-aid kit in our cars?
In closing remarks he urgea that
wt educate children in cifety.
Mrs. Stella Lewis gave the ad
dress. “A New Age For Children. ‘
bringing out the autocracy and
democracy m homes, the precep
lions and conceptions
Following the lunch hour, the
Weslaco high school band gave a
concert on the lawn. The afternoon
session opened with the presenta
tion of presidents, and Mrs. F. F.
Eubanks of Kingsville, as time
keeper. An instructive health panel
was directed by Miss Frances May
field Mrs. Fred Petch. of Donna,
lendered a vocal solo. "I Love Life."
and an encore. ‘ Keep on Hoping."
The group assembled in the church
auditorium at 8:15. with Mrs.
Carlyle Sammons, presiding. Mrs.
R. M. Gonzalez, of San Diego, gave
her report in a very unique man
ner, and won first place. Weslaco
v.as represented by Mrs. C. E.
Bludworth, accompanied by Mrs. A.
A Harris, and won second place.
The address of the evening was
given by Superintendent F. C. Mc
Connell. A beautiful memorial ser
vice was in charge of Dr. Jenny A.
Green of Corpus Christi.
Saturday Morning Session
The Saturday morning session
opened with Mrs K. C Fawcus.
Alice, presiding. Mrs. J. A Gauss,
Sinton. was time-keeper. The in
vocation was given by Supt. F C.
McConnell. The local unit repoits
were completed Raymond Mills of
this city rendered a vocal solo. “I
i Love a Little Cottage.” with Keep
I On Hoping" as an encore.
The credentials and resolutions
l committees reported.
Dr. Jenny Green, honorary pres
: ident. awarded the prizes for the
year books to the George West as
sociation for first place. The Stuart
Place and Fulton associations .tied
t foi second place. The prizes were
beautiful oil paintings, the work of
The London association won rec
ognition in the publicity record
book Mrs. Petty was the publicity
The Marando City Mothers sing
ers rendered three selections, under
the direction of Mrs. Edgar.
The School of Instruction was
under the direction of Mrs. Fred
Porter state representative, oi
Three hundred thirty-five regis
tered during the conference.
Banquet Out standi iir Affair
A beautiful arrangement of early
summer flowers in pastel lints
adorned the dining hall of the First
Baptist church when the Weslaco
Parent-Teacher association delight
fully entertained with a banquet,
the social function of the Eleventh
Annual Conference of Tenth Dis
trict Congress of Parents and Teach
ers. Friday night.
In the absence of C. L. Skaggs,
president cf the Chamber of Com
merce. Harry Ratliff, secretary,
presided as toastmaster
The theme of the conference. ' The
Child of Tomorrow." was depicted
m the table decorations. 150 places
being laid for the occasion. Ships
were placed on table mirrors, rep
resenting "The Child on the Sea of
Life." and completing the splendor.,
lighted purple tapers representing
knowledge were placed at points of
vantage and were banked with
spring flowers and fern. Miniature
ships with the menu and program
were place favors.
Invocation was given by Rev. C.
E Bludworth. pastor ol the Meth
odist church During the banquet.
F E Whitaker, president ol the
Weslaco Board of Education, gave
Musical selections were given by
a trumpet trio: Rankin Con will,
Ruth Jones and Frank Fort, ac
companied bv Director Reitz. Mrs.
Newell W’aters. accompanied by
Mrs W. F. Powell, rendered several
Graduation diplomas were pre
sented Those from Weslaco re
ceiving them w^ere: Mrs W. F
Keeney and Mrs. A W. Arnett.
Favors of candied citrus were
presented to district officers.
Mrs. Carlyle Sammons, Hidalgo
Countv Council president, was pre
sented a Life Honorary member
ship. the gift of the Edcouch-Elsa
unit, with several county associa
A complimentary luncheon hon
oring the unit presidents was a
charming courtesy of the Weslaco
Board of Education and Chamber
oi Commerce given Saturday, at the
clase of the Conference of the Tentn
District Congress of Parents an*
Teachers, as the Weslaco Parent
Teacher association entertained as
the hostess group.
Tile hospitality was held in the
social rooms of the First Baptist
church which was beautifully dec
orated with blossoms and palms as
a background. A color arrangement
ot yellow, pink and blue, was art
istically used in floral arrangements
ar.d table appointments.
The district officers and local
unit presidents formed the receiv
The table was lace-laid over pink
satin, and bouquets of pink roses,
blue larkspur, and Queen Anne's
lace with lighted pink tapers in
crystal holders completed a pleasing
Mrs. W. F Keeney and Mrs. T
W. Glass presided at the luncheon
service Mrs Seth Duncan and Mrs
W H Baxter. Jr., presided at the
coffee and tea service.
Throughout the luncheon hour a
varied musical program was ren
dered and included: The Pirate
Rhythm Band — selections; trom
bone solo—Tom Carpenter; saxa
phone quartette—Mildred Camion.
Annie Merle Langford, Ted Cres
sr.er. Eugene Vaughn: girls’ trio—
Munal Ludwig. Mildred Cannon
and Jane Miller
Mrs E F Millet hospitality
chairman was introduced by Mrs.
T G. Cressner. general arrange
ments chairman, and was present- 1
ed a favor by the president. Mrs
W F. Keeney.
The district president. Mrs, F T
Elrick. was honored with a musical
birthday selection by the assembly. I
Bv Members Here
The Little Men’s elub met Wed
nesday afternoon with Robert Go
forth. During a business session a
constitution was drafted and adopt
Tiie remainder of the afternoon
was devoted to athletic games of
various sorts. Later refreshments
were served Members present were
Joe Hahn. Marcel Sommers. Ed
ward Andreas and Billy Conners. |
There were several guests of the
club. George Goforth and Victor
The next, meeting of the club will
be held Wednesday. Anril 24 at the
home of Edward Boyed.
DONNA. April 18. — The Elemen- I
tary Parent-Teacher association met
Monday afternoon, in the elementary
auditorium, with a large number
present. Mrs. Rose, the president
of the association presided during
the meeting. Mr. Herbert McDer
mott gave a beautiful devotional,
telling briefly the story of the play ■
Laughing Lazarus.” in connection
with his theme “Immortality.”
The childrens part of the program
was given by the pupils of Miss Bil
lie Engelking's fifth grade, with
Texas” the subject of their selec
tions. Readings were given by Bet
ty Vertrees and Eldon Vickers and
he songs "Silvery Rio Grande" and
Beautiful. Beautiful Texas” were
>ung by the pupils, with Miss Mildred
McFarllng accompanying them. Mrs.
J C. George, the president -elect.
1 <ve a very interesting report of the
Tenth District Parent-Teacher as
sociation meeting held last week in
Weslaco Mrs. Josh Ewing made a
health report of the work accom
plished during this >ear. among the
< hool children and children of pre
school age and announced that plans
are under way for the summer
"round-up.” She is working hard
for a 100 per cent record in the im
munization project. It was voted to
hold the Pa rent-Teacher luncheon
in May. This has been an annual
event for several years past and is
always greatly enjoyed. A special
meeting was called for tills associa
tion for next Monday afternoon at
2:30 p. m . and all members and
parents are urged to attend The
new officers for next year were in
stalled. with Mrs. Harry’ Towns act
ing as installing officer. Owing to
the lengthy business session, it was
necessary to omit part of the pro
The junior high school association
will become active a gain next year
and the parents of children who will
attend the junior high school next
year are asked to meet next Monday
afternoon at 3:45 to re-organize
this unit of the association.
Special to The Herald*
Thp Do!’ t c hapter * f K64. Or
der of the F cm Star. Id Its reg
ular monthly meeting Tuesday night.
The chapter room had bpen trans
formed into a veritable garden by
'he many great baskets of Easter
lilies, roses ferns and sweet-peas
l ighted only bv the lights from the
star and the clusters of tall tapers,
the beautiful and impressive memo
rial services were held, with Mrs.
Emma Vickers in charge of the ser
vice. A background of lacy green
fern had been arranged and as Mr
Frank Thomason and her sister. Mrs
Ednngton. of Harlingen, accompan
ied by Miss Claribel Timm at the
piano, sang that well-beloved hvmn
The Old Rugged Cross.” the worthy
matron, associate matron and the
two conductresses, each bearing a
sheaf of Easter lilies, formed a great
cross on the background of green
This was followed by a scripture
reading by Mrs D A Puryear. the
The first Sunday in May is “Go
to-Church Sunday'* and at the in
vitation of Rev. Herbert McDermott,
the Chapter will attend in a body,
the morning worship services at the
Presbyterian church on that day.
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n very ae.igmiui anair oi me
past week was the contract bridge
at Dunwanderin. when Miss Billie
Engelking was named honoree by
Miss Olive Graham, the hostess. The
rooms were beautifully decorated
with masses of spring blossoms and
floor baskets of pink roses, queen's
wreath, and Queen Anne's lace
When scores were counted Mrs W
C. Todd held high and Mrs. Forrest
Groves was also presented with an
award. Miss Billie Engelking. the
honoree was presented with a dainty
gift and Mrs Todd and Mrs. Groves
very graciously presented her with
At the close of the playing. In the
center of each of the three tables
was placed a lovelv cake, surmount
ed bv a bride and accompanied by
dainty cards announcing the ap
proaching marriage, on July 3rd. of
Mias Billie Engelking and Mr. A
A. Prerbisch of Scaly. Those enjoy
ing the hospitality were the honoree.
Miss Engelking. Mesdames Claude
Dailey of Mission. Forrest Groves
J E. Norwood. George V Bear. H. V
Pritchard. Preston Austin. W. C.
Todd. Misses Lula Johnson of Odcm.
Bernice Clark. Julia Claire Wood
and Mildred McFarling.
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Members of the Ruth Bible class
of the Baptist church entertained
with a very enjoyable ' 42” party re
cently at the home of Mrs B 8 Rob
erts Nine tables of guests were
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The Sunshine Sisters Embroidery
club met recently at the home of
Mrs J. H Day. Many flowers were
used about the rooms. After an af
ternoon of chatting and needlework
a very attractiie refreshment plate
was served which carried out the
Those enjoying the affair were
Mesdames Marvin Armour. Ivan
Dodd. Walter Farns. E. L Oalliland.
J. W Momk. A. W. Nations. C. L.
Tracev. E E Vickers. W T. Wind
ham, W. E. Whieham of McAllen.
C F Wood Dav>^ Wilson. Carmen
Boyce and O A Prather. The next
meeting will be in two weeks at the
home of Mrs. Dodd.
Mrs. G. C. Weir of Alice was the
"•eek-end guest of her sister. Mrs.
J E Wier. Mrs Wier was in the
Valley attending the Tenth District
Parent-Teacher convention in Wes
A Berlin school has pertected a
telescope without a lense. The new ,
'elcscope magnifies 8.500 times sole- j
ty by the use of cathode raya.
lSpecial to The Herald)
MERCEDES, April 18. — An en
joyable affair of the week was the
barbecue supper given by Mr, and
Mrs. O. E. Van Berg at their su
burban home north of Mercedes.
Guests for the evening were Mr. and
Mrs. Morris Allen and family. Mr.
and Mrs. H. E. Hager and daughter,
Miss Dora. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Brad
bury’. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rouse, Mr
and Mrs. Stephen Gardner and son. I
Stephen, Mr. and Mrs. John Bruce.
Mrs. J. W. Dowler, Dr. and Mrs.
D. R. Brower, Mr. and Mrs. E G
Reed. Mr and Mrs J. C. Shaw and
daughter, Miss Delight
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The members of the Woman's
Study club were delightfully enter
tained Monday of this week, when
Mrs. H. D. Lauderdale reviewed the
book. “Men In White.” by Sidney
Kingsley Mrs. J. L. Vining discuss
ed the life of the author, and Mrs.
W. L. Bradbury gave “Criticisms on
the Play.” The following delegates
were appointed ot represent the club
at the semi-annual convention of
the Rio Grande Valley Federation
of Women’s clubs to be held in Don
na. April 23: Mrs John Rouse, re
porting delegate: Mrs. T. L. Nowlin
and Mrs J. C. Shaw ; alternates,
Mrs. O E Van Berg. Mrs. E. E.
Eians and Mrs. W. J. Copeland.
Mrs. J. C. Shaw of this city, prom
inent in club and Y. W. C. A. work
of the Valley, was a guest speaker
at the grammar school Parent
Teacher association in San Benito
Monday. Mrs. Shaw* talked on
"Planning the Summer's Activities
of the School Girl.” She announced
the opening date of Camp Arroya at
Rio Hondo, as June 10. Mrs Shaw
is publicity chairman of the Y. W.
C. A. board. Mrs. Shaw was ac
companied to San Benito by Miss
Olive Brower, also of Mercedes, who
gave some interesting experiences of
Girl Scout camp life. Miss Brow
er is a senior life-saver among the
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Members of circle two of the.
Methodist Auxiliary were announced '
winners In the attendance contest
of the past six weeks, at the auxiliary
meeting Tuesday at the church, and
will be guests at a luncheon next
Tuesday, to be given by the losers,
circles one and three. At thus time
Miss Gloria Swanson, in charge of
the Pharr Institute at Pharr, will
be the guest of honor and speaker
for the occasion. Tuesday’s meet
ing climaxed the last of a series of
discourses on life in the Orient, by
Mrs E Q Farris Mrs. H L.
Schmalzried led the devotional and j
Mrs. George Potts, president of the ,
auxiliary, gave a very interesting ac- |
count of the recent conference held
in San Antonio, which she attended.
A profusion of beautiful roses
formed adornment for the home of
Mrs. A K Phillips this week when
she entertained the Needlecraft club.
Current events, in answer to roll
call, were of unusual interest. La
ter in the afternoon, a refreshment
course was served to Mesdames Mar
garet King. Fred Clark. H. T. Stot
ler. J. H. Chrtstner. Alden Wade.
E. M. Crockett. Grafton Burdette.
J O Ward. Henry McNeil Paul
Shot well. J R Barry. J. E. Haynes.
F L Griffith. Lee Freeman. Ed
Yates. E. B Witmer and Osie Mc
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Mrs R M Winn brought out many
interesting points in her discourse on
"Christian Education.” emphasizing
church colleges and schools, at the
meeting of the Presbyterian auxili
ary. at the church, this week The
talk was followed by a round table
discussion. Mrs Fred Clark gave
the devotional, the theme being the
Holy Spirit. Mrs. E. B Witmer con
tributed a beautiful solo. "Blessed
Redeemer.” accompanied by Mrs.
H. T. Stotler. A number of the mem
bers of the auxiliary will attend the
Presbyterian Auxiliary conference
to be held in Donna Friday of this
week, when Mrs Witmer will give
the devotional. Her theme will be
an Easter one and will be center
ed around "Luke's Discussion of.the
"The Baptist Work in Europe" was
the subject of the program stressed
at the meeting of the Baptist Auxil
iary. with Mrs C. D Owen speaker.
The program was taken from the
Royal St nice magazine. Mrs Ro
land Wilson gave the devotional.
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Mrs H T. Stotler and son. Donald,
are leaving the latter part of the
week for Belton, where they will
spend the Easter season with Misses
Helen Teal and Cathervne Stotler
who are attending school at Mary
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Parnell spent
Monday in Brownsville, guests of
Mr and Mrs Gene Reagan.
Miss Ista Pritchard of Donna, a
former resident of this city, was a
guest here of Mrs. Myrtle Lee dur
ing the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cheever and
family of McAllen, were guests in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Green
Mrs. L. E Frits visited last week in
San Antonio, a guest of her son.
Ralph Fritz, who is in the air ser
vice at Randolph Field.
Planned by P.-T. A.
In Garden District
i Sneclal to The Herald»
WESLACO. April 18 — -Building
World Understanding” Is the sub
ject chosen by Mrs E. L. Sugg, pro
gram chairman, as the one to be
presented at the next regular meet
ing of the South Palm Gardens Pa
rent-Teacher association to be held
Friday. April 19. at 7:45 p. m. The
object of this meeting will be to dis
cuss international relations between
the United States and the Latin
Miss Esther Terveen, school prin
cipal. will talk on “Our School and
International Relations.” Mr. Ga
briel Garcia. Sr., will talk on “Home
and World Friendship.” Mr. Ga
briel Garcia. Jr., and his orchestra,
who are well known to the South
Palm Gardens patrons will give a
number of selections among which
will be the national anthems of the
U. S. and Mexico.
Preceding the program a short
business session will be presided over
by Mrs. A. W Arnett, president.
During this time reports on the
tenth district conference of the P
T A held in Weslaco this month
will be given. Everyone is united j
to be present. I
Olmito is Scene Of
Club Meeting For
J. U. G. Recently
Dora de Luna entertained mem*
bers of the J. U. G. club at Olmito
recently. A delicious sandwich
course was served during the after
noon. In the games of bunco. Mary
Thelma JoHanson was high and
Bernice Abreo was low.
Those present were Mary Thel
ma JoHanson, Gladys Armstrong.
Helen DuFault. Mary Stout. Marla
Garcia, Elva Valdes and Bernice
(Special to The Herald)
EDINBURG. April 18.—Mrs. C. L.
Hememann read a most interesting
paper on "Our American Music”
Monday aiternoon when the mem- 1
bers of the Musical Culture club pre
sented the program beiore the Wo
men's Community club at the Com
Mrs. E. M. Smith and Mtv C. L.
Fortsen played a piano duei, Har
monica Wizard,” Sousa, and Mrs.
Grady Hight gave a piano solo.
Souvenirs,' Dvorak Mrs. W. T.
Jackson sang "Sing Me To Sleep” by
Edwin Green and was accompanied
at the piano by Mrs. Hight.
Plans were discussed lor partici
pation in the Clean-Up week in co
operation with the Garden club Two
pictures which were made of the
Flower Show sponsored by the club
last April will be purchased and
hung In the Community House.
Three delegates and one alternate
were appointed to attend the Valley j
Federation meeting in Donna; thev
were Mrs. A. E. Potter. Mrs. A. E. S.
de Bessleres. Mrs. c. L. Hememann
and Mrs. H. E. Tewell.
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The members of the Hi-Lo Night
club met Saturday evening with Mr.
and Mrs. W. R. Montgomery Schun
Preceding the bridge games a de
licious Mexican supper was served.
The personnel Included Messrs,
and Me'dames O. C. Aldrich. C. E.
Bryan. Marvin McAskill, J. K. Cul
bertson. E. A. Brown. L. E. Tinkler.
W. D. Gardner. W. F. Tuikler, J.
J. Oliver and Mrs. John Lavelle.
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Mrs J. S. Pelt conducted the Bible
study Tuesday afternoon when the
members of the Lottie Moon Circle
of the Baptist W. M. U. met at the
church. The scripture reading was
taken from the sixth chapter of Mat
A very interesting talk was given
on the subject. “Enlistment" as ap
plied to the missionary socictv.
Those present were Mesdames
Clarence Pigg, E C. Umland. Jr.. J.
T. Magee. J. W. Lawrence. C. L.
Fortson. O. E. Jones. D. C. Abney.
W. W. McGuyer. Frank 8kinner. H
F Winder. H E Zivitz. J W. H imp
ton. J. S. Pelt and Miss Maidpn Pon
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Mrs A M Casberg was hostess to
the members of Circle one of the
Presbyterian Auxiliary Tuesday
when the devotional was led by Mrs.
Alma Bell and the lesson studv was
taken from the book. "The Holy
Spirit in the Old Testament." There
acre nine members and one guest.
Miss Belle Boynton, of Topeka.
Circle two met In the home of
Mrs Jack Trollnger with Mrs. E. M.
Smith conducting the Bible study.
Mrs. Trollnger was elected chair
man of the circle with Mrs. J. W.
Kirkpatrick as vice chairman. Oth
er officials elected were Mrs. Ed R.
Smith, treasurer: Mrs. H. J. Skin
ner. secretary: Mrs J. D. Courtney,
study leader; Mrs. R. B. Curry, re
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Mrs. R. G. Yingling was hostess
at her home Tuesday afternoon to
the members of the Georgia Swan
son circle of the Methodist W. M. S.
The lesson study was taken from
the book. "How We Oot Our Bible”
and Mrs J. T. Felker gave a verv
interesting discussion on "Early
English Versions" followed by an
other talk on "Ancient Versions and
Quotations" by Mrs. L. H. Manning
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The True Heart circle held its
meeting at the home of Mrs. Ralph
Hughes Tuesday* afternoon with
Mrs. F. T. Patterson leading the de
votional taken from the second chap
ter of Ephesians.
The book. "Orientals in America"
was discussed by Mrs. T. M. Hart
Mrs. G. G. Porter also reviewed a
'x>ok. “The Chinese Puzzle" which
was cleverly enlivened by a dialogue
taken from the book and was given
by Mrs. Lee Bair and Mrs. L. M.
Mrs. Harold Combs was in charge
of the devotionaJ service Tuesday
afternoon when the Belle Bennett
circle met In the home of Mrs. W
Following a brief business session
with Mrs. H. Tarpley presiding the
lesson study was conducted by Mrs.
Elise Sharpe from the book "Orien
tals in American Life." She was as
sisted by Mrs. C. R Brewster. Mrs.
Joe Clark and Mrs. N A. Morrison.
El Jardin Class
Play on Friday
The senior class of El Jardin
school will present. ’ Small Town
Romeo." Friday. April 19 at 8 p. m..
in the auditorium of the school. The
scene of this old time melodrama is
laid in the office of a small-town
The hero, who comes to the small
town to write a play finds his plot
in the hotel in which he is staying.
He falls in love with the proprietor
of the hotel.
The cast includes Joe Stanford, a
breesy young playwright — Jimmy
Barnes; Sly Perkins, village con
stable. fire chief, clerk of court, ex
press agent and dog catcher — Jim
my Cowan; Bud Williams, village
mechanis who is afraid of ghosts—
Morton Kendall, the village miser
ar ' Shylock—Alvin Personette; L.
B. Lloyd, mysterious guest — Ber
nard Wllker80n; Betty Braxton,
young owner of the hotel — Dorothy
Pearle Street; Sarah Higgins, spin
ster maid-of-all-work — Aileen
Hanna; Miss Oates, another mys
terious guest — June Shuler; Jane
Hastings, village banker's daughter
—Doris Leah Walker; Alma Aldrich,
village school teacher — Dorothy
To May Event
The Brownsville Junior college has
been issued an invitation to send a
princess from Brownsville to rep
resent the school at the annual
May Day celebration of the Paris
junior college in Paris, Texas.
Girls from 44 colleges and high
schools of Texas and Oklahoma have
been invited to visit Paris Junior
college April 30 and May 1 to par
ticipate in the coronation of the
king and queen of May of Paris Jun
ior college and attend the Paris
junior college all-college dance on
the evening of May 1. Twenty col
leges will send representatives who
will be princesses, and 24 high
schools will send duchesses.
A series of entertainments has been
prepared for the visiting royalty,
including a tea. a party at the Gor
don Country club, a luncheon, a
banquet and the final event—the big
dance at Smith Hall for which Bar
ney Barnett and his Southerners
have been engaged.
A beautiful coronation ceremony
is being planned for the king and
queen who have already been elected
by popular vote of Paris Junior col
lege students but whose identity
will not be announced until the
night of May 1. Escorts for the vis
iting princesses and duchesses will
be chosen from the boys of Paris
junior college and the royalty will
be entertained in the homes of Paris
junior college girls.
[ CALENDAR |
Play by seniors of El Jardin
school in auditorium at 8 p m.
Spring Conference of district one
of Western Texas Presbyterial in
Meet of the W. C. T. U. in the
Methodist church at 3:30 p. m.
• Special to The Herald)
LYFORD. April 18. — Seniors of
the B. Y. P. U. were entertained
at a lawn party at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. J. Gossett the latter
part of the week. Games and later,
refreshments, were enjoyed by 20
• • •
“The first step in refinishing an
old floor is to remove the old fin
ish.” said Miss Marion Edwards,
county home demonstration agent
in her talk to the Lyford club the
latter part of the week. She men
tioned several good removers that
are put up commercially, and also
gave the proportions for a home
• • •
Those who attended the district!
meet of the interscholastic league in
Brownsville the latter pan of the
week were Mr. W. C. St *ns.
Harriet Fowler, George Willey. Clar
ence Freny. Howard Haggood. Kath
erine Box, Loretta Sorenson, and
There will be a service In the Lu
theran church Good Friday evening
at 8 p. m. The Ladles Aid will serve
refreshments In the community
house following the service. A11 are
Several members from the First
Methodist church motored to Mer
cedes Monday evening to heir
J. C. Olson celebrate her blrtcaW.
Rev. Olson was former pastor of tin*
Mrs. C. S Henninger had charge
of the Bible study In the Baptist
W. M. U. Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Brantley re
turned Saturday from a two weeks'
visit with the latter's mother In
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See Mrs. Joe L. Kowalski
Registered Spencer Corse tier*
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