Raymondville Chronicle (Raymondville, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 19, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 10, 1956 Page: 2 of 16
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GINGHAM WITH SOPHISTICATED WAYS
JUNIOR SET fashions gingham into a sophisticated dress
with long torso and full skirt. Rhinestone buttons and
white pique trim the bodice. You must have this dress.
It’s ideal for informal gatherings. Sizes: 5-15. Colors: Maise,
Coral, Tan, Black, Blue.
Give Mother the most sentimental
gift of all — a bouquet of beautiful
carnations! — on her special day!
Choose her favorite from our wide
selection of colors.
For any occasion — give flowers to
express your sentiment. There's no
lovelier gift and none more welcome!
See us for the finest in flowers —■ always!
for THE BRIDE
We specialize in made-t'o-
order bridal bouquets.
for THE CRAD
Thrilling gift! Purple or
white orchids for
her corsage _ ££ QQ
RAMON HOTEL BLDG.
for AMY GIFT
beauties in yellow, pink
MOTHER'S DAY CAKE
Assorted Sweet Rolls_______________each 5c
Assorted Fruit Pies, 8 inch__________ 49c
SALT RISING BREAD AND
FRENCH BREAD EVERY
Phone MU 9-3433
Forty-eight players participat-
ed in the monthly Scotch
tournament Sunday afternoon at
the Raymondville Municipal Golf
Winners were: First low gross
— Beth and Bert S'ilsbee, Harlin-
gen; second low gross — Evelyn
Martin* Harlingen; first and. sec-
ond low net:— a tie between Ruth
Stein and Calvin Huff, Ray-
mondville, and Ray and Mary
Lee, Brownsville. Third and
fourth low net — a tie between
Jackie and George Jobe Harlin-
gen, and Adele Huff and A. R.
Bartelii, Raymondville, and Betty
and Newt Brown Raymondville.
If you like your Summer sunny side up,
UN ‘V ~
you’ll love Carlye’s sheath of
eggshelhcrisp parma cloth, garnished ywitfi
oval scrolls of eggshell - colored
Sizes 6 to 16,7 to 17,
RAYMONDVILLE CHRONICLE Thursday, May 10, 1958, Page 2A
Social Newi . . .
A Philippine dance by four
Southmost College students from
Brownsville was a feature of the
Raymondville W Oman’s Club
spring luncheon Friday.
Other dances native to Spain,
Mexico and the United States
were done by the students under
the direction of Miss Josephine
Sobrino and Mrs. Buell O’Con-
nor. Their teacher, Mrs, Melda
Lindsey, is now in Japan teach-
ing folk dancing. Arranging the
program were Mrs. John Camp-
bell and Mrs. Charles Downie.
Presiding at the business ses-
sion was Mrs, Byron Campbell
who gave her annual report. Mrs.
E. Cannon reported on the Val-
ley Federation meeting in Mis-
sion. Mrs. L. L. Ellis was named
a director for the ensuing year.
Mrs. Campbell was elected a
delegate to the state convention
to be held in Dallas. New year-
books were distributed by Mrs.
A. H. Wetegrove, program chair-
man, and her committee compos-
ed of Mrs. Stanley Addington
and Mrs. Wayne Baden.
Installing officer was Mrs.
Henry Lauderdale of Mercedes,
Valley Federation President.
Taking office were Mrs. E. Can-
non, president; Mrs. Elbert
Phillips, first vice-president; Mrs.
George A. Smith, second vice-
president; Mrs. John Holder,
recording secretary; Mrs. A. H.
Wetegrove, corresponding secre-
tary; Mrs. Judy McAbee, treas-
urer; and Mrs. C. J. Scott,
parliamentarian. Carnation cors-
ages were presented to each of
the above and the retiring
Mrs. Campbell was given a
gift in appreciation of her service
to the organization the past year.
She in turn presented a leather
bound scrap book as a token of
her appreciation to the club and
ball point fountain pens to the
officers. The birthday gift furn-
ished by Mrs. Cannon was; drawn
by Mrs. Dale Hanshaw.
Hostesses were Mrs. O. L.
Whitfield, Mrs. George Campbell
and Mrs. John Holder. Roses,
hibiscus, snapdragons and other
spring blossoms from the gardens
of the hostesses decorated the
tables and buffet.
Guests were Mesdames Curtis
Roberts, Gladys Campbell, I. L.
Jones, Cleo Breedlove, Meaders,
A, C. Ransom, Judson Savage,
Ray Mullins, W. E. McCharen,
Richard Butler, Bob Hutchinson,
L. O. Robbins, Henry Lauder-
dale, Floyd Lankford of Mer-
cedes, and Mrs. Dunn of Arkan-
Mrs. Fred Lewer
Ladies Aid President
Mrs. Fred Lewer, San Perlita,
was elected president of Mt.
Calvary Lutheran Ladies’ Aid
for the year beginning in July.
Others elected in a meeting last
Wednesday in the home of Mrs.
Paul M. Schmidt are Mrs.
Schmidt, vice-president; Mrs. El-
roy Klostermann, secretary; and
Mrs. Arthur Buecksler, treasurer.
The topic presented at the
meeting was Bible study on
“Philippians” by the pastor, Rev.
Fred R. Lammert.
Mrs, Walter Mahlow and Mrs.
Melvin Pohlmeyer, hostesses,
served refreshments at the con-
clusion of the business meeting
to 17 members and one guest,
Mrs. Charles Lambert of Katy.
Mrs. Fred Lammert was accept-
sed as new member.
Gay Youngblood Dinner
Gay Youngblood was honored
with a dinner party at Harlingen
Country Club Friday night, by
her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Youngblood of Harlingen.
Guests were Mr. and Mrs.
Billy Youngblood, Terry Clark,
Vera Jinkens, Rose Richardson
Joan Burks, Eileen Herring,
Sherry McCharen, Nancy Batch-
ler, Janice Peeples, Pat Ezell,
and Jerry Brooks, Bobby Smith.,
Larry Robbins, Vaughn Boykin,
Rayburn McNelly, Bill Martin,
Johnny Koepke, Jackie Bullard,
Raymond Christian and Ray
Mt. Calvary Lutheran
Children On Tour
Children of Mount Calvary
Lutheran school visited Harlin-
gen business establishments on
a recent field trip. Arrangements
were made by Mrs. Calvin
Mothers assisting in transport-
ing children were Mesdames L.
R. Kendrick Jr., Jack Savage,
Lee Martin, Norris McGee, Al-
bert , Koester, Thomas Young-
blood, E. L. Streb, Calvin Miller,
and Bill Rapp.
COTTON MAID ON COTTON BAY—Pretty Pat Cowden of Raleigh, N.
C., 19l>6 Maid of Cotton, stands on bluffs overlooking Cotton Bay on
Eleuthra island in the Bahamas. Miss Cowden opened her tour with
a showing of American cottons at the Royal Victoria Hotel in Nassau.
After visits to 30 U. S. cities, she’ll fly to Europe via British Overseas
Airways in June.
Mrs. E. O'Neal
Patricia Drawe, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs, Ernest Drawe, Ray-
mondville, was selected as one
of the top ten finalists in the
selection of Miss SWT during
the recent Frontier Days at
Southwest Texas State College.
The beauty contest climaxed
of Ida Stover Eisenhower, moth- Two days of festivities with 32
er of President Eisenhower
Following the meeting,
entries vying for Miss SWT.
Nancy Farrington, Wimberly, was
freshments weie served on the chosen the winner, with Ann Nell
patio by Mrs. Roger Robinson, I Burns, Gonzales, and Merlene
Jr. and Mrs. Collinsworth. The! Goodnight, Austin, ranking sec-
table was covered with a dark on(^ anci third respectively.
Honored With Dinner Party
Mrs. Jeff Rivers and Mrs. A.
L. Harbin were hostesses in the
home of the latter honoring
Nancy Batchler, graduating sen-
ior with a dinner party Satur-
Decorations and food carried
out a Chinese Motif and also
in the gift that was presented
Guests were Mrs. Hal Batchler,
Janice Peeples, Pat Parham, Gay
Youngblood, Joan Burks, Eileen
Herring, Pat Ezell, Vera Jinkens,
Sherry McCharen, Terry Clark
and Judy Harbin,
POULTRY FEEDS & SUPPLIES
Dude's Feed & Seed
Mrs. Eugene O’Neal was in-
stalled as president of Zeta Xi
Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi by
Mrs. Werner Busse, outgoing
president, Monday evening at the
home of Mrs. L. R. Kendricks.
Mrs. John Bruce was installed
as vice-president, Mrs. Carl Hest-
er as corresponding secretary,
Mrs. Bill Callaway as recording Pam’s
secretary and Mrs. Fred Schmok-
er as treasurer.
Mrs. Collinsworth presented
Mrs. Busse with a present on be-
green cloth and centered with
an arrangement of white gar-
birthday cake and cold drinks.
A . ... _____ Present were Kay Crowell,
half of the sorority in apprecia-1 Jackie Sales, Beverly Herring,
Mrs. Richard Wood entertain-
ed her daughter, Pamela, with
an after school party Friday
afternoon. ' The occasion was
twelfth birthday. The
Patricia is a freshman physi-
cal education major at SWT.
Marlyn Moore was honored
with a surprise birthday dance
at the American Legion Hall
Saturday night, Hostesses were
her sister, Loretta Moore and a
group of friends, Joyce Robbins,
O -*■ U JL XX XVXJ.U.O 5 fj U j V* C X v U IJ U illp1.
guests played games and then Judy Harbin_ Kathr n Qlarner,
enjoyed a hot dog supper and Bunny Gregg> Mary Carolyn
Stewart, Mary Alice Troppy,
Jane Ann Hanna, Sherry Shaver,
tidn of her term as president for
the past season.
Mrs, C. R. Huff became sponsor
for the coming year, and Mrs,
Roger Robinson, Sr. was install-
ed as director. Mrs. Huff and
Mrs. Robinson had previously
been director and sponsor, re-
Betty Lou Buell, Zoe Dreyer,
Susan Grotzinger, Joyce Miller,
and Ginger Lewis.
The Winnie Sparkman YWA
went to San Benito Tuesday night
for a snack and skating party.
The sorority voted to purchase' ^Baptist Hospital
four radio telephones for the P° A i ' a ®
Harlingen State Tuberculosis' b°°kS and crayons t0 the
tt , .. ■ _ ^ .children.
Hospital. Mrs. Ragan Collins-J
worth was appointed head to ai Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Dahiberg
committee to work on scrap j and Mrs, R. L. Ely accompanied
books to be sent to the hospital, j the following girls: Barbara Rop-
Mrs. Carl Hester presented the er, Ann Buel, Betty and Ernestine
program entitled “The Good, I Sales, Kerry Jean Crocker, Shelly
True and Beautiful” which was Cheney, LeAnn Cobb, Lucy Moon
a storjr based on the experiences I and Glenda Doan.
Beverly Roper, Sue Lope and
Cake and cold drinks were
served to sixty guests.
The following teachers and of-
ficers of Junior A. Sunday school
Dept, of First Baptist Church
entertained the young folks with
a picnic at roadside park Friday
afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Bullion, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Osborn, Mr. and Mrs, Bobby
Bullion, Mrs. Buster Abney and
Mrs. M. V. Boykin.
Unjust "Taxis”* : ^
When the teacher inquired of
her class the cause of the Revolu-
tionary War, little Jimmie volun-
teered, “It had something to do
“Oh, no, Jimmie!” protested
the astonished instructor. “That
was in the days long before the
“Well,” rejoined Jimmie, “they
said it was on account of unjust
Private Eye — I trailed your
husband into three nightclubs
and two bachelor apartments.
' Lady Client—Good grief. What
was he doing?
Detective — Trailing you.
Mrs. J. D. Bullock of Neese’s
Delta Drug, won $100 cash prize
in the Jewelite contest sponsored
by the Valley Drug Company in
Harlingen. Twentyfour drug stor-
es in the Valley participated with
over 200 contestants.
RECEIVES NURSES CAP
Helen Louise Rodeba u,g h
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Rodebaugh, a pre-clinical student
at Breckenridge Hospital School of
Nursing, Austin, has received her
cap in the capping ceremony held
recently at the hospital.
Mrs. B. S. Wright will pres-
ent her piano pupils in a piano
recital at the First Baptist Church
May 13 at 3 p.m. Public is cordi-
Dude's Feed & Seed
Thirty members of the -Junior
B. Sunday school department of
First Baptist Church enjoyed a
swimming party and picnic in
Lon Hill Park, Harlingen Satur-
day afternoon. Sponsoring the
group were their superintendent,
Mrs. R. E. Cheney, and teach-
ers, Mrs. G. A. Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. Buster Abney and Mr. 'and
Mrs. E. A. Olson.
NOW 24 HOUR SERVICE
In by 5 Out by 5
Say "I Love You, Mother*' With
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Raymondville Chronicle (Raymondville, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 19, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 10, 1956, newspaper, May 10, 1956; Raymondville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth877161/m1/2/?q=%22%22~1: accessed March 29, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Reber Memorial Library.