The Electra News (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 28, 1932 Page: 3 of 8
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-THE ELECTRA ~ NE^S
THURSDAY,' JULY ,28, 1932.
Dallas Girl -Is
Honored At Party
Miss Nina Mae (Pinkie) Ray, of
Pallas, was named as honoree at
a dclightful luncheon-bridge party
given Tuesday hfternoon at the
nonle of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Troy
Kay, on North Wichita street. Mes-
dames Edna Ray and Troy Ray
were joint hostesses. Miss Lily Mae
Geoige won the high score prize
and Miss Helen Robertson, the( con-
solation award. The honoree was
.fiuembered with a gift. A dainty
three course luncheon was served
afh*v the games to the above named
and Misses Belva Hannah, Babe
Helm Jennings, Maxine and Ruth
Marie Fisher, Anna Mae Myers,
r,us>ie Bickley, Beatriee Hughes and
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Mr. and Mrs. Totten
Give Lawn Party
For S. S. Class
Members of the Alathean class of
the Baptist Sunday school, their
husbands and children wei’e enter-
tained Friday night at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. B. Totten, 513
South Waggoner street, at a lawn
party. The lawn' was strung with
lights and presented a handsome
setting for the games and contests
which provided diversion. Mrs. Tot-
ten, presiden.t, presided over a brief-
business session for the • members
of the class while the men enjoyed
Watermelons were served at the
close to the following: Messrs and
Mesdames J. W. Gookin, W. R.
Skinner, T. E. Shaw, C. F. Birk-
head, George Jennings, Homer
Jones, J. L. Clayton, W. N. Owens;
Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Gault; Mes-
dames Ed Theile, A, S. Kerby, Ben
Tvvomey, J. W. Swenson, the H host
and hostess and a number of chil-
dren, who were . guests of James
and Mary Ellen Totten.
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Popular T. W. C.
Girl Visits Here
Among out-of-town visitors who |
have enlivened the mid-summer days .
lor the young college set in this J
city is Miss Annabelle Marvel of
Cleburne, who will spend two weeks
at the H. C. Barrow home as the
guest of Miss Elizabeth Baiiow,
her roommate in Texas Women s
College at Foi*t Worth. Miss Marvel
is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.
S. Marvel and was chosen the best
all-around student in a popularity
contest at T. W. C. in 1931-32, am
is president of th.e sophomore class
for 1932-33. She has been compli-
mented with numerous little inform-
al social affairs which include pic-
nic and swimming parties.
Hostess At Party
Miss Truceal Leffingwell was hos-
tess Friday evening at her home
on North Electra street at a de-
lightful lawn party. Among those
who assisted her in games and c°n
tests which were enjoyed by about
twenty young people were: Misses
Frances Jones, Pearle Garner, Bei-
nice Hastings and Evelyn D^*1"
t-rty, and Messrs Lee Segrest, Hugh
Williamson and Bruce Green.
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Members of the Primo, Concordia
and the Evening Contract Bridg
clubs have suspended meetings •
the summer months. The Concor i*
members began their summer vac
turns in June but the Primo and
other groups continued to hoiu
weekly parties which were roore 0
loss informal until mid-July heat
iaused members to declare a vaca-
tion from bridge. Swimming parties,
watermelon feasts, basket picnics
and overnight camping parties at
Diversion Lake or Lake Kemp pro-
vide a greater pajt of the social ac-
tivities for the mid-summer season,
specially to those not favored wuh
the privilege of taking real vaca-
tion trips to cooler climes.
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Presbyterian W. M. S.
Mrs. W. H. Balcome was in
charge of the opening exercises at
the regular meeting of the Pres-
byterian Womens Missionary Socie-
ty, Monday, at the church. Jesus
Calls” was sung as the opening
number and a brief business session
was followed by the mission pro-
gram. Mrs. Spurrier brought the
scripture lesson from the 16th c ap-
ter of Matthew. Mrs. Terry Pres-
ton presented a topic on national
missions and Mrs. J- M* Hemby
the topic of foreign missions. Mrs.
S. V. Thomas presented the Year-
book of Prayer topic.
Mesdames, W. P. Slaton and Clyde
Dunn were hostesses during the so-
cial hour and served refreshments
to sixteen members.
Mrs. C' H. McGann,
Hostess at Bridge
Mrs. C. H. McGann was hostess,
Thursday afternoon at' her home on
West Bryan avenue, to the Con-
tract Bridge Club. Three tables
were arranged for the games, in
which high score prizes went to
Mesdames Spurgeon Jennings and
U. G. White and Miss Shristine Mc-
Dannald. A delicious ice course was
served after the games to the a-
bove named and Mesdames H. T.
S. Totten, W. D. Cross,, Rainey El-
j liott, P. E. Fish, Ray B. Dickey,
’ Jack LeBus, Jim Scheurer, the host-
ess and Miss Opal Tarlton.
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Mrs. E. E. Young
Honoree At Party
Naming Mrs. E. E. Young as
honoree, Mrs. R. W. Rowe enter-
tained with a ^misellaneous shower
and party at her home in South-
field community, Friday afternoon.
A dainty array of gifts were pre-
sented Mrs. Young, and games and
conversation provided diversion.
Dainty refreshments were served
later to Mesdames J. A. Knox, I. F.
( Stanford, C. D. Young, W. H. Rowe,
Anna Rowe, R. R. Pitts, Miss Verna
Forbes, the hostess and honoree.
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Mrs. C. D. Young
\ Mrs. C. D. Young entertained at
her home on the North Electra
pavement Saturday afternoon, in
honor of her daughter, Laverne, on
the .occasion of her fourteenth birth-
day. Games were enjoyed on the
lawn, and a lovely birthday cake
was cut and was served with lem-
onade to Dorothy Corder, Elizabeth
Fulks, Edatha Reich, Coy Holcomb,
Hardy Jo Ratcliff, Lamon Blair,
Charles Vandiver, Lawrence Ratcliff,
and the honoree, who received a
number of dainty and useful gifts.
Held Sunday At
E. E Goetze Home
The' visit of Rev. and Mrs. Adolph
Obenhaus and son, Bobby, of Clif-
ton, with relatives and friends in
.the Clara and Sunshine Hill com-
munities inspired a reunion, or
home-coming gathering of members'
of pioneer families at the home of
E. E, Goetze, near Sunshine Hill,
Sunday afternoon. Mr.. Goetze, who
will soon celebrate his ninetieth
birthday, was assisted by his daugh-
ters, Misses., Lena and Frieda, in
receiving the guests. His son, Paul
Goetze, of Vernon, rendered piano
selections and played the accom-
paniment for singing of hymns
which were reminiscent of former
days. Rev. and Mrs. Obenhaus were
the pleased recipient of gifts from
their former neighbors and friends.
Mrs. Obenhaus was, before her
marriage, Miss Clara Ramming and
was a member of one of the most
prominent pioneer families of the
A buffet supper consisting of
sandwiches, coffee, ice cream and
cake was served to the following:
Messrs and Mesdames Fred Thom,
Fred Lugenheim and Albert Weeth;
Mrs. George Birkham; Harrold
Thom, and Minnie Thom, Wichita
Falls; Messrs and Mesdames C. B.
Kiesling, Charles Van Loh, Len Ram-
ming, Max Goetze; Mrs. Mermens;
Rev. and Mrs. Paul Kaiser; Misses
Helen Van Loh, Rose, Emma and
Margaret Goetze; Messrs Kenneth
and Donald Kaiser, Max, Carl and
Fritz Goetze, Raymond Van Loh,
Oscar, Jr., and Eugene Schroeder;
Misses Lovonia, Eveline and Max-
ine Schroeder, Clara; Messrs. Otto
Obenhaus and A. C. Strait and
Miss Clara Obenhaus, Vernon; Mr.
and Mrs. XV. F. George, Mrs. Trout-
man, Misses Mina Troutman, Kath-
erine, Hazel, Josephene, Willie Mae
and Nell Marie George, and Wil-
liam Arthur George of Iowa Park;
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Obenhaus and
Miss Louise Obenhaus, who reside
near Sunshine Hill; Rev. and Mrs.
Obenhaus and son of Clifton; the
host and Misses Lena and Frieda
For 3 Days Only
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SIZE Each Tire
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“A Convenient Place To Trade”
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ICE - Watermelons
Friday and Saturday
Last Two Days Of Our
July Clearance Sale
Striking styles to choose from.
Sport and street wear. Values to
$9.95. July Clearance Sale—
Crepes, Shantungs and
Meshes. Values to $4.95.
July Clearance Sale_____
ENTIRE STOCK OF
Values to $2.95. A close-out
of all summer straws.
Each -------- -----------
PORTO RICAN GOIFJVS
Pink, White and Peach.
Extra Special. July Clear-
ance Sale. Each ----------
One Lot of
Discontinued styles. July
Clearance Sale, Each —
Women’s and Children’s
Full Fashioned Hose.
Pure Silk to top.
Picot top. All the
season’s leading col-
ors. July Clearance
Sale. PAIR ________
Complete clearance of our entire stock of
Anklets. Silks, Rayon and Lisles.
Regular 25c .......... . 19c
Regular 19c........... 15c
Regular 15c ........... 10°
Women’s Summer Bags
White calf bags in cute en- d|4 AA
velope styles. Values to f I UU
$2.95. July Clearance Sale.
Each ------ ------------* *
Special clearance of summer
costume jewelry. Necklaces
and chokers. Values to 49c.
July Clearance Sale. Eacn_
Entire Stock Women’s and Misses
White and Blonde Shoes
Values to $5.95. July Clearance Sale
9-4 Bleached, yard ... 19c
9- 4 Brown, yard .... 18c
10- 4 Bleached, yard. . 22£c
10-4 Brown, yard . . . 19c
81x90 Sheets, each. . 59c
81x99 Sheets, each. .66c
42x36 Pillow Cases, 19c
Printed Batiste, Voiles and Meshes.
Values to 39c yard. Guaranteed fast
VOILES, MESH CLOTH and
PRINTED DOTTED SWISS
36 and 40 Inch width. Guar-
anteed fast colors. A real
close-out value in sheer fab.,
rics. Values to 49c yd. Yard
40-inch width. Guaranteed
washable. Pure Vat Dye
Crepe. A complete color
range. Special. YARD____
Full 36-inch width. Guaran-
teed fast colors. 50 new
pieces to select from. Small
and 'large designs. Special.
Yard ______ _____________
Full 36-Inch width. Fine count
smooth heavy quality. Special July
Complete clearance. Sizes
36, 38 and 40. July Clearance #JJQ
MEN’S STRAW HATS
Sailors and soft straws. A f\
Values to $1.49. July Clear-
ance Sale. Each ----------
One lot of ties. Values to
$1.00 each. July Clearance
Sale. Each ______________
Entire stock of Tropical Pants.
Values to $4.95. July Clearance Sale
Blue or Express Stripe. High back.
Heavy weight denim. All sizes. Full
Jumpers to Match .... 49c
Blue or Express Stripe. High
back, A real value offered
in our July Clearance Sale.
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The Electra News (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 28, 1932, newspaper, July 28, 1932; Electra, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth892985/m1/3/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Electra Public Library.