San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 5, 1940 Page: 4 of 8
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Matty Jo Olles, Reporter ♦ Phone 380
STEAK NICE, and TE
TREET ARMOUR S-
Club Plans Trip
Miss Ednie Lois Miller, who will
be married Jan. 1, 1941, to Ralph
Thomas Gaulding, will be named
honoree at a tea shower to be
given this afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Phil Ludwig, between the
hours of 3:00 o’clock anrf 6:00
o’clock. Co-hostesses will be Mrs.
Ludwig, Mrs, Herman Kruse, and
Mrs. H. H. Hunt.
Mrs. J. Roy Moses will be hos-
tess to the Sinton Music Club to-
Mrs. Hillery Gerdes was hostess
to the Frances Alexander Study
Club Wednesday afternoon at her
home. Seasonal flowers of bronse
chrysanthemums graced the rooms
where the guests were seated.
Preceding the program, Mrs. Ted
Vickers gave a lesson on parlia-
mentary proceedure, and plans were
made for a trip to Kingsville Thurs-
day afternoon, Dec. 6, when the club
will be guests at a tea given by
Miss Frances Alexander, for whom
the club was named. Miss Alex-
ander Is professor of English at
A A I College.
For the program, each member
gave a sketch of the life of some
Texas movie star.
Mrs. Gerdes was assisted by Mrs.
D. B. Nicholson In serving a salad
course to the following: Mrs. J. W.
Brewer, Jr., Mrs. Glenn McKinney,
Mrs. Percy Lee Johnson. Mrs. Davis
Vickers, Mrs. Bob Garrett, Mrs. Ted
Vickers, Mrs. D. E. Nicholson, and
Nice Fryers, the Best of Fresh and Cured M
Christmas Party Held At L. R. Parker Home
Mrs. Merle Carson entertained table. Autumn leaves bordered the re-
members of the Odem Home Dem- Hector. A handmade Irish linen (doth
onstratlon Club afid their children covered the table, from which apple
with a Christmas party at the home sauce cake, coffep, and cocoa were
of her mother, Mrs. L. R. Parker, served to those present. Appotnt-
Monday afternoon. ments were in crystal and outglass.
An autumn theme was expressed Guests and members present In-
throughout the rooms with varl- elude: Mrs. Bryson Draper, Mi's. H.
colored chrysanthemums and ar- P. Davis and La Verne, Mrs. W. A.
rangements of colorful autumn Davis and children, Mrs. Paul Blab*
leaves. °P- Mrs. Leila Montgomery and
Mrs. Dan Yates and Mrs. Cleo Charles, Mrs. H. W. Gist and Shir-
Bell led the guests in games. AH ley, Mrs. Cleo Bell and Allayne,
bad previously drawn names for Mrs. Dan Yates, Mrs. E. T. Carson,
the Christmas tree gifts, and fol- Mrs. Andrew Hughes and Andrew,
lowing the grab-box game, they Jr., Mrs. Will Wlnebremmer and ,
were presented with gifts from the Lamar, Bettle Jean Jarvis, Mildred^
lugar plum Christmas tree placed Ellis, Mrs. Merle Carson, hostess,
on a reflector centering the dining and her mother, Mrs. L. B. Parker,
night at 7:30.
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are famous for their
style and durability.
Have yours made to
measure ♦ It means
personality and dis-
tinction far in excess
of its cost to you,
Mrs. B. Msrrill will be hostess
to the Homs Arte Club this after-
noon at 3:00 o'clock.
Members of the Frances Alex-
■ ander Study Club\/\^ill go to
Kingsvilla today, to be guests at
a tea given by Miss Frances Alex-
ander, for whom the club waa
The High School Dramatic Club,
sponsored by Miss Virgilia Wade,
will have a party at the Labor
Camp Friday night at 8:00 o'-
clock for the club members, their
invited guests, and the faculty
members and their wives.
Mrs. F. B. Curlee and Mrs.
Mabel' McWhorter will entertain
members of the Modern Priscilla
Club Friday afternoon at the Cur-
Ace-Hi Bridge Club members
will meet with Mrs. Jim Wolfs-
hohl Friday afternoon at 2:30.
Mrs. J. G. Cook and Mrs. Mabel
McWhorter will be hostesses to
the recently organized Friendship
Class of the Methodist Sunday
School Monday afternoon at 3:00
o’clock in the basement of the
Mrs. Glenn McKinney will be
hostess to the Monday Bridge
Club Dec. 9.
Mrs. Frank Wilson, Mrs. W. C.
McDaniel, and Mrs. R. T. Towery
were hostesses at a shower and
party given at the McDaniel home
Friday night for Wayne Waddell,
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Waddell,
whose home was recently destroyed
A floor basket filled with bronze
chrysanthemums and fern, and
vases holding attractive arrange-
ments of mixed Bon Bon asters
graced the living room where the
guests assembled. Miss Helen Hunt
was In charge of the gift display in
the adjoining bedroom, which was
decorated with bowls of orchid
mums and fern.
The school colors were selected
for the color theme in the dining
room. A lace cloth covered the
table, which was centered with an
arrangement of maroon mums and
white Bon Bon asters in a crystal
bowl reposing on a reflector. Over
the centerpiece maroon and white
streamers draped from the ceiling
chandelier. Each streamer was tied
in knots which held tiny mums re-
peating the color theme. On either
side of the centerpiece, crystal can-
delabra held tall white tapers wound
sparingly with maroon ribbons.
A sandwich plate was served buf-
fet-style from the tea table. Miss
Mary Wilson presided at the coffee
Forty schoolmates and friends'
were present to enjoy the social.
Miss Clara McNeil entertained
with a 6 o’clock dinner at her home
Sunday night, honoring M. W. Wil-
liams on his birthday.
The three-course dinner was‘serv-
ed on small tables centered with
dark red and white mums.
The hostess presented the honoree
with a gift.
Those present Included: the hon-
oree, M. W. Williams and Mrs. Wil-.
Hams; Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Cellum;4'
Mr. and Mrs. Minton White; Mrs.
Georgia Shilling; Miss Gladys Cel-
lum, Miss Florence McKinney, and
the hostess, Miss Clara McNeil.
Ace-Hi Bridge Club
Entertained by Mrs.
The Ace-Hl Bridge Club was en-
tertained Friday afternoon by Mrs.
Bud Jenkins at her home. Chrysan-
themums In yellow and cream shades
were chosen as floral decorations
for the rooms.
After the games, Mrs. Jenkins
presented Mrs. Tom Gunter with
high score award, and Mrs. Frankllm
Curry with low prize.
Fruit cake and coffee were served
to Mrs. Gunter and Mrs. Curry,
guests, and Mrs. R. H. Biggs, Mrs.
Clyde Harris, Mrs. Jim Wolfshohl,
Mrs. Chester Fowler, and the hos-
tess, Mrs. Bud Jenkins.
Mr. arid Mrs. R. A.
Adams Hosts at
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Adams were
hosts at a dinner party given at
their home Sunday. December 1, In
honor of Miss Esther Ray Adams,
bride elect, whose marriage to Mr.
Edgar Kleschnick of Houston will
take place on December 10.
A white pottery bowl holding an
arrangement of yellow, bronze, and
red chrysanthemums expressed an
autumn theme for the centerpiece
of the dinner table, which was cov-
ered with a white linen cloth. Green
tapers burned in white candelabra,
and autumn leaves and fruit were
placed the entire length of the
A turkey dinner was served to the
following: Miss Esther Ray Adams,
honoree: her parents, Mr.’and Mrs.
H. A. Adams; her sister, Estelle
Adams; her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Gust Adams; Mr. and Mrs. R.
E. Marburger and daughter, Ida;
Rev. and Mrs. G. T. Naumann and
children; Mr. and Mrs. Olin Cavitt
of Taft; Mr. A. Person, Sr.; Henry
and William Person; Frieda Person,
and the hosts, Mr. and Mrs. R. A.
Adams and sons.
During the social hour, Mr. and
Mrs. P. C. Schweikert and daugh-
ters Betty and Marie, of Three Riv-
ers, and Miss Dora Koemel of Robs-
town paid their compliments to the
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Miss Esther Ray Adams, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Adams,
will be married to Mr. Edgar
Kieachniek of Houston Tuesday
night, December 10, at the Grace
The Woman's Society of Chris-
tian Service will meet in the
Methodist Church basement Tues-
day at 3 p.m. to study Chapter
VI of the study book, "Dangerous
Opportunities,” concluding the
book. Hostesses will be Mrs. Jim
DuBose and Mrs. C. T. Kirksey.
Mothers Girl Scout
At the meeting of the Mothers
Girl Scout Council held at the Scout
Hut Monday afternoon, Mrs. M. W.
■Williams, chairman for last year,
conducted the business meeting at
which the following officers were
elected: Mrs. Sam Yates, chairman;
Mrs. R. H. Brannan, vice-chairman;
Mrs. W. W. Sharp, secretary; and
Mrs. Otto Schroeder, treasurer. A
fifth officer will he appointed at a
later date by Mrs. Yates,
Miss Mildred Ware suggested that
the Council give a Christmas party
for the Girl Scouts and their moth-
ers. The plan was accepted, and the
party is planned for December lx.
from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Scout Gut.
The scouts are planning to give
Christmas Cheer boxes this season.
Those present at the meeting
were: Mrs. M. W. White, Mrs. M,
W. Williams, Mrs. Otto Schroeder,
Mrs. Sam Yates, Mrs. W. W. Sharp,
Mrs. W. D. Hopson, Mrs. Lee Orr
Harris, Mrs. Jesse Sipes, Mrs. R. H.
Brannan, Mrs. E. T. Ellwood, Miss
Agnes Swenson, and Miss Mildred
ilCTURED ABOVE is Mrs. Richard M. Kleberg, Jr., the former
Miss Mary Lewis Scott, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Zachary Thomson
Scott of Austin and bride of the only son of Congressman and Mrs.
Richard M. Kleberg of Corpus Christi. The wedding of Miss Scott
and young Kleberg was held last Saturday at the home of Dr. and
Mrs. Scott in Austin. Mr. and Mrs. Kleberg, both former University
of Texas students, will sail from New York for a South American
cruise December 13 after which they will make their home on the
King Ranch where young Kleberg is employed.
MISS LENA BURT ROBINSON WEDS
COUNTY ATTORNEY B. S. WATKINS
AT HER PARENTS' HOME IN LLANO
'The following is a clipping from the San Antonio Express of the roar.
riage. of Miss Lima -Hurt Robinson, San Patricio Copnty Home Demon
stmtion Agent for the last two and a half years:
DECEMBER 6th and 7th
P&G, large bar'
T LANO. — Tin wedding . of Miss
Lena ihirt Roblnsbri. daughter
of County Agent and .Mrs. O. V.
Robinson, to County Attorney Bill
S. Watkins.: son of the late Mn and
Mrs. S. 11. Watkins, was solemnized
at the home of the bride's parents,
Wednesday evening. Rev. J. C,
Jones, pastor of the Methodist
Mrs. A. <), Robinson, aunt of the
In ide. was at the door to receive
the guests; and as they assembled
Mrs. Ctlllie Carter played Schu-
bert's " Serenade '’ and “ Llebes-
traume," by Liszt. Mrs. D. Key-
set' sutlg "Because" and "At Dawn-
ing" and Mrs. Carter played the
wedding processional and soft mu-
sic dining the Ceremony.
The bride's only attendant was
her sister. Miss Palma Robinson of
Natchitoches, La. Noland Kelly of1 of Temple, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Llano served as best man. Lusk of Burnett.
She worn, a gown of eggshell Eng-
lish faille with fitted bolera, long
sleeves and full flowing skirt. The
fingertip, veil of illusion and the
shoulder length veil were gathered
at the head with white gardenias,
and site carried a bouquet of White
carnations, with asters, and white
sw< et peas.
After the ceremony, a reception
After a wedding trip to Monter-
rey, the couple will make their
home in T.lano.
out-of-town guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Watkins of Houston, Mrs.
Hubert Butler and daughters, Adele
and Marie, of Houston; Mr. and
Mrs. A. (). Robinson, Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Lawhorn and son, Darrell,
and Mrs. Murtan H. Robinson, all
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MARY ANN SANDERS
HONORED ON SECOND
Mrs. Lyle Sanders entertained
With a party at her home Monday
afternoon, honoring her daughter.
Mary Ann. who was two years old.
The little guests were seated at
small tea tables In the living room.
After the gifts had been unwrapped
and displayed, hot chocolate and
cake were served. The cake was a
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