The Electra Star (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 28, 1932 Page: 3 of 6
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Mr. and Mrs W. M. Cheaney this B&roGB PARtlY -
f,week announced the marriage jof-their.
^daughter, A|lma, to Jr Floyd "Bean on
JfFriday evening, Jan. 22 at Electra.
Jf The ring ceremony was- read by
I Rev. Clark .Russell, pastor of the First
Methodist -church ab the parsonage.
Mr.*and Mrs. Dean had as their only
attendants Miss Lorie Wilson and G.
Mrs. Dean is a graduate * of the
Electra High school and later'attend-
ed Texas Woman’s College and Texas
Christian university at ,Fort Worth.
Site has been employed ' as principal
of the jtocky Point school for the pas.t
three years. 4
Mrs. Dean is a member of the Meth-
odist church and has been actively eh-
SIrnM. HOME TUESDAY
Don Garner..was hostess to the' S.
U; N. club and-theif dates/at’ His. home
on ..EasU"Summit last Tuesday even-
ing with a bridge, party."In the scores;
Miss-Francis McDannald.received high
for the*-girls and Ray -Hubbard high
for the boys. ^ N
\Refreshments_were served -to ' the
.following: Fra'ncis . Sanderlin, Syble
Williams, Francis McDannald, Faye
Andrews, Doll Williams, Ruth - An-
drews, Alice Anh’McGann, Veta Kath-
erine^ Hopkins, Betty Newsum, Ozell
Cambron, Helen Gonce, Doris Owens
and Johnny Minton, Ross Head, Billy
gaged in church,and Sunday school .Chaffee,'Glenn Minton, Leon Gibson,
work"for several years. Sidney 'Smith, J. M. Ashley, Jr., Har-
Mr. Dean is the son* of Mrs. Lulu I rold Parsons, Gus Hannah and the
Dean of Wichita Falls and attended hdst.
Wichita Falls Junior college and lat-
er the Donfarth School of Pharmacy
Of Fort Worth. Mr. Dean was formerly
employed by the Renfro drug com-
pany of Wichita Falls but is now em-
ployed at the Goldsmith Drug store in
Electra as pharmacist.
. Mr. and Mrs. Dean will make their
home in Electra at the close of the
The Lampas Missionary society of
the First Christian church met at the
Christian parsonage with Mrs. J. 0.
^Wilburn acting as hostess.
The Win-Some class of the First
Methodist church held one of the pret-
The meeting was opened with pray-
er by Mrs. C. C. Hair and Mrs. C.
P. Price, vice-president of the- organi-
zation, presided over the business
session. The devotional was given by
Mrs. C. F. Suggs who read a poem
Mrs. W. R. Evans, sponsor for the
tt/\t-t\p( r-- ; *,s. ’■*
vt.;M. U-HOia)s?i - -,y: • ^
the^First Baptist/churchy held, avmisn
sionary- and business ;meeting “at'the
chUrcK* last 'Mohday^aftertoon.^ -.The
program was presehtechby circlejthree
which.'was as1 follows: * r":. v -,
" - Subject: “Chief Aims; <5f' Woihen’s
Missionary' Union,” Bible study.;, prat-
er; hymn,' “Oy^Zion Haste;” talk' on
prayer, by Mrs.Yh L. Copeland; “Study
of. Missions,”vby Mrs.-,C. F. Birkhead;
“Prayer for Missions',” by Mrs- A. M.
Rose; ‘’Personal Service,” by Mrs. FV
A. Bowers;, hymn, ^ “If Jesus Goes
With Me;” talk on “Tithing,” by Mrs.
M. A; Fletcher; talk - on. “Work of
YoungPeopleV-Mrs. W. J.' B^own;
“Questions bn the Work of the W. M.
U.” by everyone.
In the. afternoon a conference of
circle leaders was held and business,
matters were discussed.
ROCKY POINT PARENT
“Nbif:So bad—rbwns dhsef’*
/.u-"^ot / sow good—It- biirntjjddwjfi- -la'st;
The Rocky Point Parent Study club
met at the home of Mrs. J. T. -Hughes
on the Ryan .Lease last Monday, with
a large number of members present.
The meeting was opened with pray-
er which was followed by a round-
table discussion, on “Temper Tran-
trums,” which was conducted by the
leader, Mrs. Roy Ackerman.
The next meeting will be held Feb.
1 with Mrs. Ed Richardson. The lesson
will be on “Sex.”
tiest socials to be given this season. group, conducted an interesting Bible
last! study lesson from 2nd Kings. The
in the basement of the church
Circle four was hostess to the group
and directed by Mrs. Jere Barnes and
assisted'by MesdamegJl. A. Mitchell,
L. G. McLaughlin, Gertrude McNama-
ra, R. J. Bradley, Jr., and E, R. Boone,
entertained the guests in a pleasing
’‘Trtd satisfying way. Mrs. McNamara
w?!k in charge of the register.
During the program Mrs. E. Y. Hal-
tom sang a solo after which Mrs. J.
L. Clayton gave a reading and then
presented several of her pupils in
meeting was dismissed with the Miz-
Dui’ing the social hour, refresh-
ments were served to Mesdames L. C.
Ficklin, C. F. Suggs, George P. Wil-
liams, C. P. Price, Steve Rumore, C.
C. Hair, W. R. Evans and the hostess.
JOINT HOSTESS AT
_______ ^ ____ _ ^ ^ One of the prettiest and most de-
readings. At the conclusion of the Rightful bridge'parties to be held this
program, delicious refreshments of. season was given at the home of Mr.
heart-shaped cake with coffee were and Mrs. C. P. Sheldon on^Waggoner
served. I Boulevard, by Misses Virginia Doug-
The entire favors were carried out las and Katherine Sheldon, honoring
in valentine m^ifs and the favors1 Mrs.TRussell -Gilbert, who was Miss
were large l7nd-painted valentL'Hela" Slau&ht“ before her mamage
Those present at the social were:
Three .tables of bridge were ar-
ranged and pastel colors were used
Mesdames G. R. Wadsworth, J. N. exciUsively in the tallies and general
Brown, J. J. Hagan, L. G. McLaugh-, colol. schen1e. in the scores Mrs. P.
lin, A. C. Hill, F. H. Elliott, Jim Fish was awarded high score,
Scheurer, H. A. Mitchell, L. R. Boone, which she presented to Mrs. Gilbert.
Jere Barnes, Leo Moore, M. L. Mc-
i The 'gifts were presented to the new
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Cully, Howard Doores, A. C. llippy, bride X *>^rvv Shel$>n,' son of Mr,
C. A. Hodges, Gertrude McNamara, and jjJVgLj. p.‘ SheldonN’ho acted^s
Kent Sadler, George Rohlfing, Allen messenger boy.-
Kemple, J. L. Pitt, A. B. Aiken, E. V.i Those present were: Mesdames
Haltom, Pat Momson, Otto Lambert, ;i?ailiey E1IiQtt, C. C. Slaughtet, C, P.
G N. Perry, G. D. Williams J L- fsheldon, Ra'y B. Dickey,' -.Spurgeon
Clayton, Mary Hancock, Clifton Wil- JenninKSi p. e. Fish, Riissell Gilbei-t;
liams, Dick Davis, A. E. Hams, B. J. ]yjjgS0S Lucia Magee, Mary McGann,
Bradley, Jr., Ruth Goodman, Roy Man- Marjorie Bright, Norma Andrews,
kins, Evelyn Hall and Peggy Simmons. Gaston, Earline McDannald,
TT^^ ^ ; and th*e two hostesses.
MISS ROBERTSON j <$><?> ^
ENTERTAINS TUESDAY ITT? A ......
Miss Helen Robertson was hostess
to a group of her friends with a bridge
S. S. CLASS
party at her home on West Bryan' ^ ^^^"l^Jalso^tether
last Tuesday afternoon, honoring Miss b the ^hat-so-Ever class of the First
Minnie Lozanna of Harlingen. I Methodist church last Thursday after-
The color scheme was attractively
designed and carried out in the tal- Each member of the class brought
lies, tables, etc. Mrs. Edna Ray oL bowl of food and three were
Kilgore received a prize for high
assembled in the dining room where
Refreshments were served to Misses Suests enj°ye<' a delightful lunch-
Kloise Wofford, Babe Helen Jennings, .......
Doll"!addressed ly Rev'ciark"Resell, pS
dames Fred Gillum, Roy LeBus, Abe tor the church and several of Uie
Lincoln, Sam McSpadden, Enda Ray
and the honoree.
MR. AND MRS. GILBERT
\ HONORED THURSDAY
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Slaughter were
hostesses to a bridge party at their
home last Thursday evening, honor-
ing Mr. ahd Mrs. Russell Gilbert with
a seven table bridge game. •
Washington’s birthday was used ar-
tistically in the tables, tallies -and
covers. In the scores, Mrs. Jack Le-
Hus received high for the ladies and
J. C. Scheurer high for the men. Mrs.
Spurgeon Jennings and Ray B. Dick-
ey were consoled for low. At the con-
clusion of the game, Mr. and Mrs.
Slaughter presented to Mr. and Mrs.
Gilbert a lovely set of steiling sil-
Refreshments were served to Mes-
srs. and Mesdames Ray B. Dickey,
Ramey Elliott, J. C. Scheurer, Jack
LeBus, Francis Awtrey, Spurgeon
Jennings, A. C. Hill, Russell Gilbert,
T>r and Mrs. P. E. Fish; Misses Lu-
na Magee, Norma Andrews, Kather-
ine Sheldon, Marjorie Bright, Vir-
ginia Douglas; Messrs. Ragon An-
*«.»!•'Charles McGann, Glenn Weav-
*4* h and W\ more Downing of Wichita
urman—Hansford Countv .v
members. It was voted by the ladies
to send apples and cookies to the un-
fortunate school children for lunch
each day. They “also took a bushel of
food to one of the schools'that day.
Approximately 26 were present and
it was announced that the class will
meet at the home of Mrs. Gillespie
Little Miss Norma ’Jean Marriott
was honored last Wednesday with a
birthday in commemoration of her
eighth birthday at her home on North
Valentine favors and motifs were
carried out in the color scheme and
the afternoon was spent in playing
games and contests.
Chicken salad sandwiches with cake
and cocoa were served to: George
Jeerelen Barnes, Jimmie Lee Wofford,
Marion Jo Jordon, Billie Rue Chown-
ing, Margie Nell Rohlfing, Mary Nell
LeBus, Dorothy White, Jeanette
Brown, Doris Jean Miller, Esther
Rose Persky, Molly Virginia Skinner,
Iva Ruth Sullivan, Nora Jane Daivd-
son, Rita Chaffee, Johnnie Faye Eu-
daley, Dana Dale, Mary Jane Cole,
Billie Christine Owens, Natheal Louise
Owens, Shirley D. Barnes, Doris May
Bailey, Mary Edith Dinsmore, Mary
Ann Hodges and the honoree.
Nine tables of bridge were in evi-
dence at the benefit bridge party at
the American Legion hall last Mon-
day evening, Mrs. G. R. Davidson re-
ceived high score for the ladies; S. B.
Marchant high score for the men and
Mrs. E. J. Gillum, low for the ladies.
An admission price of 25 cents was
charged for attendance to the affair
and was enjoyed by all present. One
table of forty-two was also played.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. McIIwain an-
nounce the arrival of a 10-pound boy,
born at their home on the Vernon
highway last Sunday morning.
By RUTH MAVIS STONE
MAPLE FIG PUDDING
Don’t get into a recipe-rut I,. If .yq.il.
have been serving the same dlslies for
'Vdessprj:* month after montliv try out
.:vY:-‘Not-' aargoqil^rlieId’-qn-lt\ tight.""
'7"“TaIh*t :,sb>:bftd. ..' Sherinirn’etl/with?
“Yes, tlias good.
A ' ' '!■'
%aco—$1,000,000 Veterans’ Hospir,
tal here will be ready for occupancy
not later* than -Marph 31, officials" of
Veterans! Administration announced.1
. • Ah “armistic^'was declared ih' the-.East-Texas- bil .field inSurrbC
• tion” at^oust<m^st^eek7>irfiLer;a^^^Federa)Yqurt of three judges• heard
'all the, argumentr'hl^'and' co"n; concerning4 martiaLla^ as Jaiddo>vn.by
'Governor' RossfSte^mg'ahd-carriedYut bY-GeneraLJacob Walters. The
matterlhhng pendh3^,.the *’hhal73ecisioh' of the ' court -/Judges Bryan v and
'Hutchesbn,* hb.vveyer3'Voiced- persohal • opinions thatl-martial .law was a
•‘subterfuge to regulate the price pf7qilr.No picture‘taking was'allowed,
so the judges were}f^c^tche'd, as. above., a ^
these tWo new recipes and}|vvatch the1
smiles that greet their appearance, j
^4 lb. dried flga % cup self-rls-'
% cup maple gjrup ing flout x> • J
% cup boliing1 wa- 1& t,bsp?'!;6tjgar :
ter , 3 tbisp. shorten-'
6 tbsp. 'milk 1
Soak the figs in cold watervto cov-
er, until soft. Then cut in halves.j
Place the figs in a greased baking dislij
and mix the maple sirup and the boil-;
Ing water and pour over the figs. Cov-j
er the dish and steam for one-lialf
hour. In the meantime make a dough
mixture as follows: Mix and sift to-,
gether the self-rising flour and sugar.j
Work in the shortening and when,
well blended add the milk sufficient to
make a soft dough. Reippve the bak*j
Ing dish from the steamer, cover the
figs with the dough, cover the baking
dish, return to the steamer and allow
it to steam for one hour. This pud-
ding should be eaten hot and may;
be served witli whipped cream, nl*l
Though the fig sirup makes a rich
tiauce. Serves G. ,
Hawaiian Delight, -n .*■
1% cups self-rising 1 egg V
flour *i cup milk
1 tbsp. melted but- 1 tbsp. sugar »
ter *4 tsp. cinnamon.
} tups grated pine- 1 tbsp. sugar ;
Measure and sift together the self-
rising flour and sugar. Beat the egg,
until light and to it add the milk and
melted butter. Add gradually to thd!
dry ingredients, stirring constantly.!
Beat, spread in a greased pan and(
sprinkle the top with a mixture of
one tablespoon of sugar and the cinna-
mon. Bake at 400 degrees F. for,
twenty minutes, or until done. Cut in'
squares and serve hot with the grated
pineapple over R. Serves 6.
First Baptists Set
Feb. 7th for New
• Attendance Record
The members of the personnel of
the First Baptist church Sunday
school departments, announces that on
Sunday, Feb. 7, the school will set
their attendance goal at 1000.
For several weeks the Sunday
school attendance of the First Bap-
tist’ church reached a high total and
it was decided.upon by the officials of
the church to set the quoted goal as
their standard. It has also been an-
nounced that this date will mark the
beginning of the training school
and the lessons will be taught by lo-
cal Sunday school teachers in the
First Baptist church.
, .. Yg, : _ •
Fall and Winter Merchandise
LAST TWO DAYS
FRIDAY and SATURDAY
i ‘ « • 4* '
Silk and V/ool Jersey Dresses in Smart Chic
Styles. Values to $9.95. Special—
WOMEN’S NOVELTY SHOES—Special clean-
up on Novelties in Pumps, Straps, Ties, Black Kid
and Patents. Medium and High Heels.
Values to-$4.95. Special—
One lot of Coats, values to $9.95 . . . fur
trimmed, good serviceable linings. Col-
ors, Black, Tan, Brown.
WOMEN,S FELT HATS
Entire stock of hats in Felts. Values to
“NASHUA” PLAID BLANKETS A
70x80 Part Wool. All pretty plaids in all colors— % | %l JK
2-inch satin binding. Regular $2.98 grade w 1
Special— * |
I MEN’S OXFORDS
1 Black Calf Skin ... a real service shoe,
1 all sizes.
| Special $1.98
MEN’S FELT HATS
A special sale of Novelty Hats in broken
lot numbers . . . snap and rolled brim.
Values to $5.00.
Coat style, colors tan, black, red ... a
serviceable sweater for school wear.
36-inch width . . . heavy quality, pretty
stripes and checks.
Special 9c Yard
Size 70x80—Double, colors, Rose, Green,
Orchid,‘Blue. $1.59 values. Special—
Mens Union Suits
Bleached, medium weight, lightly fleec-
ed, long* sleeve, ankle length. All sizes.
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The Electra Star (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 28, 1932, newspaper, January 28, 1932; Electra, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth892762/m1/3/: accessed February 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Electra Public Library.